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Start Date: 28-Jun-1971 5:59 PM

End Date: 28-Jun-1971 6:15 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Shultz, George P.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:25:59

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:41:57

531a.mp3

531b.mp3

531c.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 28, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, and George P. Shultz met in the Oval Office of the White House from 5:59 pm to 6:15 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 531-019 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 531-19

Date: June 28, 1971
Time: 5:59 pm - 6:15 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

     President's previous conversation with Arthur F. Burns and John B. Connally
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                                     Tape Subject Log
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[The President talked with George P. Shultz between 5:59 pm and 6:01 pm]

[Conversation No. 531-19A]

[See Conversation No. 6-7]

[End of telephone conversation]

     President's previous conversation with Burns and Connally

     Administration’s policy
         -Consistency
         -Implication

     Terry McGinnity
          -President's schedule
                -Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s view
                -Work
                      -Quality

     President's speech writers
          -William L. Safire's work
          -Work
                 -Price, Lee W. Huebner, Noel C. Koch

     McGinnity
         -Patrick J. Buchanan's and Charles W. Colson's views
         -Article
         -Possible assignment


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 20s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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                                      Tape Subject Log
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         -Conversation with Haldeman
             -Additional work

    Connally's role with Administration
        -Haldeman's possible conversations
               -Price                                          Conv. No. 531-19 (cont.)
               -Colson
               -Buchanan
               -Richard A. Moore

    President's speechwriters
         -Drug policy speech
         -Presidential speech style
         -Safire
         -Simplicity


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Privacy]
[Duration: 20s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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         -Call to Haldeman

    Henry A. Kissinger
        -Views concerning Soviets
        -Call from W. Averell Harriman
              -Le Duc Tho
        -Concerns
              H. -William Sullivan
                   -Conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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                                  Tape Subject Log
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Privacy]
[Duration: 12s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4                                          Conv. No. 531-19 (cont.)

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         -Negotiations


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[National Security]
[Duration: 29s ]


    FOREIGN AFFAIRS


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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         -Speculation
         -Haig
         -Ecuador

    Vietnam
         -Vote in Congress
              -Carl B. Albert
              -Lucien N. Nedzi-Charles W. Whalen, Jr. Amendment
         -Pentagon Papers
         -Clark MacGregor

    Nelson A. Rockefeller
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)




     Alexander P. Butterfield
          -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount

President and Haldeman left at 6:15 pm.


                                                               Conv. No. 531-19 (cont.)