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Conversation: 698-004

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Start Date: Thursday, March 30, 1972 9:42 PM

End Date: Thursday, March 30, 1972 10:03 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Sanchez, Phillip V.Shultz, George P.Butterfield, Alexander P.White House photographerWoods, Rose MaryBull, Stephen B.Sanchez, Manolo

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:32:56

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:54:16

698a.mp3

698b.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 30, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Phillip V. Sanchez, George P. Shultz, Alexander P. Butterfield, White House photographer, Rose Mary Woods, Stephen B. Bull, and Manolo Sanchez met in the Oval Office of the White House from 4:42 pm to 5:03 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 698-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 698-4

Date: March 30, 1972
Time: 4:42 pm - 5:03 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Phillip V. Sanchez, George P. Shultz and Alexander P. Butterfield; the
White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.

      Greetings

      Item for the President’s signature

      [Photograph session]
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     Luis Echeverria Alvarez
          -Schedule
          -Invitation to Sanchez for dinner
          -Sanchez’s suggestions for additional invitations to dinner
                -Rose Mary Woods
          -Previous dinner in San Diego
                -Gustavo Diaz Ordaz

Woods entered at an unknown time after 4:42 pm.

     Sanchez

     State dinner
           -Echeverria
           -Guest list
                -Robert H. Finch
           -Timing

Woods and Butterfield left at 4:46 pm.

     Sanchez
          -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO]
                -Work
                     -Shultz
                -Constituency
                -Bureaucracy
                -Previous administrations
                     -Role

     OEO
           -Research and development
           -Economic Opportunity Act extension
                -Legislative situation
                -Poor individuals
                -Sanchez’s meeting with syndicated columnists
                -Veto
           -Travel
           -Image
           -Poor individuals
           -Spanish speaking community
           -Sanchez's public appearances
                -Use of Spanish
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                                       Tape Subject Log
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     Busing issue
          -Equal Educational Opportunities Act
                -Bilingual education

     OEO
           -Department of Community Development
           -Revenue sharing
           -Cabinet Committee on Spanish Speaking
                 -The President's remarks
           -Regional Councils
                 -Finch
           -Democrats
                 -Statements
                       -Budget
                       -Present administration
                             -Family Assistance Plan
                       -Poverty level
                             -New York City example
           -Sanchez
                 -Political career
           -Poverty level
                 -Day care
           -The administration
                 -Prices and taxes
                       -Increase
                             -Government spending
           -Client communities
                 -Mexican
                 -Puerto Rican
                 -Negroes
                 -Employment
                 -Education
                 -Shultz
                 -Elliot L. Richardson
           -The administration
           -Great Society programs
                 -Experimentation
           -Position of Director

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:46 pm.

     The President's schedule
          -Melvin R. Laird
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Bull left at an unknown time before 5:03 pm.

     Sanchez
          -Relationship with Frank C. Carlucci
                -Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
          -Relationship with Donald H. Rumsfeld
          -Shultz
          -John D. Ehrlichman
          -Meetings with the President
          -Spanish speaking
          -The administration
                -Hispanics
                -Women
                -Blacks
                -Mexican-Americans
          -Sanchez's public appearances
          -Staff
                -Appreciation

Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:46 pm.

     Spanish
          -Manolo Sanchez

     Phillip Sanchez
           -Gifts
                 -Secretaries

     Spanish
          -Manolo Sanchez
               -Swear words
          -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo

Manolo Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:03 pm.

     Manolo Sanchez's background

     Phillip Sanchez's schedule
           -Dinner invitation

Sanchez and Shultz left at 5:03 pm.
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                                       Tape Subject Log
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