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Start Date: 14-Apr-1973 5:15 PM

End Date: 14-Apr-1973 6:45 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Ehrlichman, John D.White House operatorKleindienst, Richard G.Eisenhower, Julie Nixon

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

428-028a.mp3

428-028b.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 14, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, White House operator, Richard G. Kleindienst, and Julie Nixon Eisenhower met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 428-028 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 428-28

Date: April 14, 1973
Time: 5:15 pm - 6:45 p.m.
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman.
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                       Tape Subject Log 

                                        (rev. April-2011)

                                                                Conversation No. 428-28 (cont’d)

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[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

      President’s schedule
            -White House Correspondents Dinner
                  -Formal clothing
                  -Preparation

Ehrlichman talked with an unknown person at 5:15 pm.

[Conversation No. 428-28A]

[Begin telephone conversation]

      Evening clothes
           -Delivery from home to White House

[End segment reviewed under deed of gift]
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      Ronald L. Ziegler and Richard A. Moore

[End telephone conversation]

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was initially prepared for the
Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) and can be found in Record Group (RG) 460, Box
174, pages 1-51 and in United States v. Mitchell, et al., Exhibit 20, pages 1-14, 40-42, and 49-52.
 The Nixon Presidential Materials Staff reviewed the transcript and made changes as necessary.
This transcript has been reviewed under the provisions of the Presidential Recordings and
Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (PRMPA). The National Archives does not guarantee its
accuracy.]

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was also prepared Richard Nixon’s
Special White House Counsel for Watergate Matters and submitted to the Committee on the
Judiciary of the House of Representatives. This transcript can be found in Submission of
Recorded Presidential Conversations (SRPC), pages 582-628 (1-47). Please refer to the RG 460
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                     Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. April-2011)

                                                            Conversation No. 428-28 (cont’d)

transcript.]


[Begin transcribed portion]

John D. Ehrlichman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:15 pm

and 6:45 pm during the transcribed portion.


[Conversation No. 428-23B] 


[Begin telephone conversation] 


[See Conversation No. 38-30] 


[End telephone conversation] 


Ehrlichman talked with Richard Kleindienst at an unknown time between 5:15 pm and 6:45 pm

during the transcribed portion.


[Conversation No. 428-28C] 


[Begin telephone conversation] 


[See Conversation No. 38-31] 


[End telephone conversation] 


[The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 6:08 pm and 6:09 pm during the 

transcribed portion.


[Conversation No. 428-28D] 


[Begin telephone conversation] 


[See Conversation No. 38-32] 


[End telephone conversation] 

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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                     Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. April-2011)

                                                          Conversation No. 428-28 (cont’d)


[End transcribed portion]