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Start Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 12:44 PM

End Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 1:18 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MaryCox, Tricia Nixon

Recording Device: Oval Office

937-003.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, and Tricia Nixon Cox met in the Oval Office of the White House from 8:44 am to 9:18 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 937-003 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 937-3

Date: June 12, 1973
Time: 8:35 am - 9:18 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods.

      Tricia Nixon Cox
            -Anniversary

The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 8:44 am and 8:46 am.

[Conversation No. 937-3A]

[Begin telephone conversation]
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                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                              Tape Subject Log 

                                               (rev. June-2012)

                                                                             Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)

[See Conversation No. 40-22]

[End telephone conversation]

       Tricia Nixon Cox 

             -Wedding            



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       Telephone calls     

            -Anthony T. (“Tony”) Rossi 

                  -Rose Mary Woods          

                       -Suits for President               

                             -Delivery        

            -Number of calls       


       Watergate    

            -Thomas A. Pappas       

                 -Wood’s efforts to contact                   

                      -Secretary       

                      -Wire       

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       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                         Tape Subject Log
                          (rev. June-2012)

                                                 Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)

      -Conversation with President        

      -Possible statements        

             -Henry J. Tasca        

-Ervin Committee hearings
      -Jeb Stuart Magruder and John W. Dean, III
      -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, John N. Mitchell
      -Maurice H. Stans
-Compared to attacks on previous Presidents
      -Ronald L. Ziegler
      -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
-Walter H. Annenberg’s telephone calls to Rose Mary Woods
      -London Express editorial
      -London Times editorial
-Patrick J. Buchanan’s article
      -New York Times
-Dean
      -Allegations concerning President
      -Motive
      -Compared to Magruder
      -Mitchell
      -Possible cross-examination
             -J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr.
             -Conversations with Henry Petersen       

                    -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters     

                    -Meeting with Magruder and Mitchell    

                    -Funds for defendants     

                          -Herbert W. Kalmbach
                    -Clemency offer
             -Conversations with L. Patrick Gray
             -Buzhardt
             -Leonard Garment
             -Buzhardt’s conversations with Fred D. Thompson
-Woods’s possible conversation with John H. Alexander
      -Mitchell
             -President’s regards
-Mitchell
      -Family
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            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                              Tape Subject Log
                               (rev. June-2012)

                                                      Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)

                  -Contact with President
                         -Martha (Beall) Mitchell     

           -Contacts with Robert Abplanalp          

           -Possible telephone call from Alexander 

                  -Allegations         

           -Pappas        

                  -Forthcoming conversation with Rose Mary Woods 

           -For Your Information [FYI] notes for President 

                  -Annenberg          

     -Woods’s conversation with Charles S. Rhyne 

           -Media attacks on President         

     -President’s possible press conference 

     -Press       

           -Buzhardt’s view         

           -Garrett D. (“Jack”) Horner        

           -Joseph W. Alsop          

           -William F. Buckley, Jr.        

           -Howard K. Smith            

           -Response to President’s accomplishments        

     -President’s opponents
     -Mary McGrory             

           -James W. McCord, Jr.         

           -Dean        

           -Liberals        

     -Popular support for the President 

     -President’s forthcoming letter to Paul Hall 

     -Letter from Harvey Hancock [?] 

     -Possible letter to President’s supporters 

           -Woods’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. 

     -Jessamyn West’s letters and telephone calls 

     -William F. (“Billy”) Graham telephone call 

     -Jeane L. Dixon          

           -New York Times

           -Hearings          

           -President’s chance for election reform


President’s forthcoming accomplishments
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                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                              Tape Subject Log 

                                               (rev. June-2012)

                                                                             Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)

              -Foreign policy        

              -Domestic policy          

                    -Inflation     

              -“Great Society”         

              -Busing        

                    -Mississippi          

                    -Chicago        

                           -Bishop Louis [?]            


       Watergate
            -Popular opinion      

                  -Democrats        

                  -Preston Wolfe        

            -Sentencing of Burglars       

                  -Compared to other crimes                     

            -McCord        

                  -Gerald Alch        

                  -Testimony        

                  -Bernard W. Feinsterwald                  

                  -Alch      



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                                                          Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)

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    Marjorie P. Acker 

         -Work        

         -Loyalty       


    Watergate
         -Cash contribution given to Woods by unnamed man
               -Possible delivery to campaign committee
               -Reporting
               -Return
                      -Third party
               -Possible investigation of unnamed man
                      -Friends
               -Folder in Woods’s safe
               -Timing
               -Possible delivery to campaign committee
                      -William E. Brock, III
               -Bill [surname unknown] [Brock?]
               -Possible delivery to campaign committee
                      -Woods’s forthcoming conversation with Brock
                      -Rose Woods’s forthcoming conversation with unknown person
               -Brock
         -Effect on President
               -Firing of Haldeman and Ehrlichman 

         -Mitchell       

         -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. 

         -Calls for impeachment of President 

               -Bella S. Abzug, Daniel Ellsberg
               -Anthony J. Russo, Jr.
                      -Chicago Seven
               -Effect on national policy, on President
         -Popular opinion        

               -Letters       

               -Helene (Colesie) Drown and Jack Drown 

                                              -8-


                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                       (rev. June-2012)

                                                           Conversation No. 937-3 (cont’d)


Woods left at 9:18 am.