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Conversation: 596-013

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Start Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1971 4:36 PM

End Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1971 4:53 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MaryWhite House operatorPoff, Richard H.Nixon, Thelma C. ("Pat") (Ryan)

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:22:44

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:38:02

596a.mp3

596b.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 19, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, White House operator, Richard H. Poff, and Thelma C. ("Pat") (Ryan) Nixon met in the Oval Office of the White House from 12:36 pm to 12:53 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 596-013 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 596-13

Date: October 19, 1971
Time: 12:36 pm - 12:53 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods.

      The President's schedule
           -Previous evening event at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 596-12 (cont.)


                -Mrs. J. Willard Marriott
                -William D. Blair, Jr.

     Kennedy Center
         -Roger L. Stephens
         -Congressional funding
         -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
         -Democrats
         -National Center
         -Kennedy Foundation meeting
         -White House use
         -Kennedy Foundation
               -Blair
         -Paul Bertrum [?]
         -Leonard Garment
         -Nancy Hanks
         -Blair
               -Mrs. Marriott

     Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 12:36 pm and
12:42 pm.

[Conversation No. 596-13A]

[See Conversation No. 11-127]

[End of telephone conversation]

     The President's schedule
          -Forthcoming events

The President talked with Richard H. Poff between 12:42 pm and 12:43 pm.

[Conversation No. 596-13B]

[See Conversation No. 11-128]

[End of telephone conversation]
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                      Conv. No. 596-13 (cont.)


     Kennedy Center social event
         -Reception
         -Leonard W. Hall
         -Number of attendees

The President talked with Mrs. Nixon between 12:45 pm and 12:46 pm.

[Conversation No. 596-13C]

[See Conversation No. 11-129; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Woods's previous conversation with Hall
         -The President's work with Congress
         -John B. Connally
               -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration
               -Connally’s efforts

     Supreme Court appointment
          -Mildred L. Lillie
               -Letter from Thomas E. Dewey, Jr. [?]
                     -Los Angeles bar association
                     -Shirley M. Hufstedler
               -Earl C. Adams
               -Walter N. Thayer
               -Letter from Dewey
                     -John N. Mitchell

     Woods's staff
         -Additional staff
               -Woods view
         -Donna Reed's cousin
         -Marjorie P. Acker
         -Mary Setton [sp?]
         -Selection process
               -Woods view


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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 596-13 (cont.)


BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 42s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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          -Schedule
          -Letter from West Virginia teacher
                -Mrs. Nixon's reply

     Photographs and portraits
          -The President
          -Eisenhower
               -Cabinet Room
               -Kennedy Center
               -Cabinet Room

Woods left at 12:53 pm.