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Start Date: 2-Aug-1972 12:33 PM

End Date: 2-Aug-1972 12:38 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MaryMcFarland, Harvey J.

Recording Device: Oval Office


NARA Description:

On August 2, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, and Harvey J. McFarland met in the Oval Office of the White House from 12:33 pm to 12:38 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 759-010 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 759-10

Date: August 2, 1972
Time: Unknown between 11:47 am and 12:33 pm
Location: Oval Office

Rose Mary Woods met with Harvey J. McFarland; the White House photographer was present at
the beginning of the meeting.

             The President's schedule

             Oval Office

             The President’s family
                 -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

             Woods's career
                -Length of service with the President

The President entered at 12:33 pm.



                                    Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. Nov-03)

                -[Photograph session]
                -The President’s previous conversation with Pierre E. Trudeau
                    -Lake Ontario
                         -Picton, Ontario
                -Anecdote about the President as vice president
                    -Unknown boy
                         -Unknown woman
                    -Rochester, New York
                -Gift presentation
                         -Presidential seal

            US foreign policy
                -McFarland’s view
                    -Vietnam War
                        -Bay of Pigs
                              -Use of force
                                  -John F. Kennedy

Woods and McFarland left at 12:38 pm.