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Start Date: Thursday, April 15, 1971 12:27 AM

End Date: Thursday, April 15, 1971 12:40 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.[Unknown person(s)]Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.[Unknown person(s)]

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:40:13

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:53:18

001-081.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 14, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Charles W. Colson, and unknown person(s) talked on the telephone from 7:27 pm to 7:40 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 001-081 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 1-81

Date: April 14, 1971
Time: 7:27 pm - 7:40 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Economic indicators
         -Stock market
         -Gross National Product [GNP] increase
               -Otto Eckstein

The President conferred with an unknown person at an unknown time.

[End of conferral]

     Economic indicators
         -GNP increase
         -Retail sales
         -Automobiles, housing
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 9/08)



          -Stock market
          -Public confidence

     Vietnam
          -President's conversation with Robert J. Dole, April 14, 1971
                -Clifford P. Case
                -Edward W. Brooke
          -Administration's policy
                -Marlow W. Cook
                      -Prisoners of war [POW] resolution
                -"Doves"
          -Colson's conversation, April 14, 1971 with Henry A. Kissinger and Alexander M.
                Haig, Jr.

     President's People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative
          -Reactions
                 -John A. Scali
                 -Popular
                 -Intellectuals
                 -Opinion makers
                 -Canadian wheat deal
                 -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and North Vietnam
                 -Howard K. Smith

     Vietnam
          -Anti-war demonstration
               -Hubert H. Humphrey
               -Edmund S. Muskie
               -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy

An unknown person entered an left at an unknown time between 7:27 pm and 7:40 pm.

     President’s request

     Vietnam
          -Anti-war demonstration
               -George S. McGovern
               -Hard Hats
               -Guerrilla theater
               -Clark MacGregor
               -Kenneth E. BeLieu
               -Brooke
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)



          -Liberal Republicans
               -Colson's initiatives
               -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr.
               -MacGregor
               -Administration's policy
               -William B. Saxbe
               -President's popularity polls
                     -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC]              Conv. No. 1-81 (cont.)
                     -Republican Senators and Congressmen
                           -Regions
               -Brooke
                     -PRC initiative
                     -President's forthcoming meeting with Brooke, May 15, 1971
                     -J. William Fulbright
                     -Case