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Start Date: 22-Nov-1971 5:05 PM
End Date: 22-Nov-1971 6:32 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob");
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:06:05
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:23:00
On November 22, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 5:05 pm and 6:32 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 622-015 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 622-15 Date: November 22, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:05 pm and 6:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting with Arthur F. Burns -Views of John B. Connally and George P. Shultz -International monetary system -Timing Haldeman left and John D. Ehrlichman entered at 5:15 pm. -Rogers C. B. Morton -Ehrlichman Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:15 pm. Refreshment [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:39 pm 14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Trust territories -Morton’s forthcoming trip -Franklin Haydn Williams -US retention -Removal of Peace Corps -Morton's previous conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Ehrlichman's forthcoming conversation with Kissinger Catalina Island -National park -Gift from Philip K. Wrigley -Nelson A. Rockefeller -William L. Pereira -Wrigley -Ehrlichman’s view -Chicago Cubs -Pereira’s view -Finances -Value -Wrigley -Possible meeting with Morton -National park -Benefits Federal recreation area in Greenbelt, Maryland -Assembly of land parcel -Goddard Space Center, US Department of Agriculture Research Center, wildlife refuge and Fort Meade -Use -Development -Subway in Washington, DC -Legislative prospects -The President's meeting with Joel T. Broyhill -William H. Natcher -Ehrlichman’s view -Location -The President's name -Legislation -Timing 15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) Pending tax bill -Presidential campaign federal funding -Forthcoming vote -Clark MacGregor's view -Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr. -The President’s view -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson and Edmund S. Muskie -Cancellation of American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] appearances -Possible veto -Ehrlichman’s view -Democrats -Finances -Possible veto -James O. Eastland's views -The President’s view -Unknown person's bill -Hugh Scott National economy -Effect on 1972 Presidential campaign -Vietnam -Pending tax bill -Pros and cons -Status -Connally's views -Views of Herbert Stein and Paul W. McCracken -Ehrlichman's previous speech to bankers -University of Utah -Charles W. Colson and McCracken -The President’s policy -Ehrlichman's speech in Utah -Copy to the President -Reception -Questions -Labor -The President’s previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Connally -Previous press conference -Ehrlichman’s view -The President's program 16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Pay Board -George Meany's possible action -White House reaction -The President's previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Haldeman -Gerald L. Warren -Richard A. Moore -John A. Scali -Meany -US New and World Report -Washington Post -Ehrlichman's speech in Utah -Attendees -The President's program -Pay Board -Meany's participation -Previous Washington Star story -Ehrlichman’s view -Connally's previous press conference -The President's previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Meany's comments -Press coverage -Unknown Jewish person from Associated Press [AP] -Frank Cormier -Connally's previous comments -Press coverage -Ehrlichman’s view -Possible effect of India-Pakistan conflict -Status -Demand -Economic indicators -Connally's views regarding business -Ehrlichman's speech in Utah -Press coverage Possible purchase of Big Cypress Swamp -The President's forthcoming meeting with Morton -Ehrlichman's previous conversation with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Comparison to Everglades -Florida ecology -Shrimp 17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -The President’s position -Jackson's views -Views of Morton and John C. Whitaker -Methods -Direct purchase -Water and development rights -Morton’s forthcoming announcement -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] study J. Edgar Hoover -The President's instructions regarding killings of policemen -Killing of policemen in New York -Arrests -Credit -Possible call from the President -Waverly M. Jones and Joseph A. Piagentini [slain policemen] -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -Arrests -Hoover’s forthcoming announcement -John N. Mitchell -Possible call from the President The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:15 pm and 5:39 pm. [Conversation No. 622-15A] [See Conversation No. 15-105] [End of telephone conversation] Morton -Department of the Interior -Bureau of Indian Affairs Earl L. Butz -Senate confirmation -Corn and wheat sales Government reorganization -Agriculture Department 18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Ehrlichman's previous conversation with Clifford M. Hardin -Possible legislative action Revenue-sharing -Wilbur D. Mills's forthcoming action -The President's program -Mills's forthcoming action Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Elliot L. Richardson's letter to Conference Committee -Administration’s position -Possible veto -Jacob K. Javits -MacGregor -Child development -Possible veto The President talked with Hoover between 5:39 pm and 5:45 pm. [Conversation no 622-15B] [See Conversation No. 15-106; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] The President's previous conversation with Hoover -Killings of girls -Suspect Crime -Blacks and Hispanics -Military stockades Previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Meany An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:45 pm. Colson's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:52 pm. 19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) Previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Meany's previous comments -Meany -Pay raise -Connally's comments -Possible Pay Board reaction The President's schedule -John F. Kennedy's grave Kennedy -Assassination -Edward M. Kennedy -Photograph at gravesite -Connally's previous press conference National economy -David M. Kennedy -Connally -Press comments -Answers at press conference -Mexico -Compared with the Vice President Paul N. McCloskey -The Vice President's comments -McCloskey’s response The Vice President -Statement in Chicago regarding welfare recipients -Rose Mary Woods -Quip -Gag writer Colson entered at 5:52 pm. -Calls to Ehrlichman -Press coverage -Mike Royko's column 20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) The President's schedule -Morton and Ehrlichman Ehrlichman left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm. -Connally National economy -The President's program -Haldeman -Shultz's view -Sanctions -Pay Board -Congress -Wage settlements -The President’s view -Inflation -Productivity -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -The President's program -Stock market performance -Connally's press conference AFL-CIO convention -Schedule -The President -Meany -Jerry Lewis -Jackson Pending legislation -Tax Bill -Possible veto -Forthcoming vote -The President's conversation with MacGregor AFL-CIO convention -Schedule -Hubert H. Humphrey -Jackson and Muskie -Adjournment 21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -James Suffridge's conversation with Colson -Internal dissention -The President's previous speech -Press coverage -AP -News magazines -Time and Newsweek -Photographs -The President compared to Meany -Publics relations -Citizens for a New Prosperity -Washington Star -Editorial -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson and David Lawrence -Liberals' possible charges -Humphrey's previous statement -Press coverage -New York Times's calls to White House staff -Two individuals in Herbert G. Klein's office -Scali -Kenneth W. Clawson and Victor Riesel -Forthcoming columns -William L. Safire, Scali and Ronald L. Ziegler Polls -Albert E. Sindlinger -Press conference -Wage and price freeze -The President's program on national economy -Meany -Opinion Research Center [ORC] The President's previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -Liberals' possible charges -White House response -James D. Hodgson -Television appearance -Prospects of success -Colson's conversation with unknown man -Unknown man's daughter -Riesel's column 22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Labor's views on the President's speech -Liberals' possible charges -Colson's conversation with Javits -White House follow-up on Meany -Connally's views -Shultz -Meany -Colson’s view -Television -Telegrams -John P. Lomenzo -Polls -New Yorkers -Harris -Sindlinger -Popular reaction -Connally's previous comment on Meany The Vice President -The President’s view -Comment on McCloskey -Christine Jorgenson -Benedict Arnold -Comment regarding football team Tax bill -Telephone call from MacGregor MacGregor talked with the President between 6:13 pm and 6:15 pm. [Conversation No. 622-15C] [See Conversation No. 15-107] [End of telephone conversation] Tax Bill -Previous vote -Charles McC. Mathias and Clifford P. Case -Mathias, Case and Richard S. Schweiker -Possible House action 23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Campaign financing -Democrats' actions -Columnists' reaction -The President’s view -Effect -Black -George C. Wallace -Connally's views -Two-party system -Compared with France Labor leaders' support for the President -Meany -Frank E. Fitzsimmons and I[lworth] W[ilbur] Abel -Muskie and Humphrey -Donald F. Rodgers's call to Colson -Peter J. Brennan Previous speech to AFL-CIO convention -The President’s view -White House follow-up -Polls -Sindlinger National economy -Connally's views -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] report -Burns -Forthcoming meeting with the President -International monetary system -Money supply -The President’s view -Meeting with Shultz -Compared with Shultz and Connally -Colson’s view -Letter from the President The Vice President -Speech in Los Angeles -Democratic candidates for presidency -Humphrey 24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 622-15 (cont.) -Muskie -Kennedy -The President’s view -Christine Jorgenson remark -Effect on campaign -Connally -The President -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Schedule -Meany Rose Mary Woods and Manolo Sanchez entered and Colson left at 6:30 pm. ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 30s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 ************************************************************************** The President et al. left at an unknown time before 6:32 pm.