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Start Date: 29-Apr-1971 11:04 PM

End Date: 29-Apr-1971 11:11 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Connally, John B.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:46:27

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:53:52


NARA Description:

On April 29, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 11:04 pm to 11:11 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-072 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-72

Date: April 29,1971
Time: 11:04 pm - 11:11 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John B. Connally.

     Connally's speech to Houston Chamber of Commerce
         -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
         -Herbert L. Block
         -Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally
         -Alger Hiss case

     President's press conference
          -Comments of unknown woman
                 -Jonathan C. Rose
          -Domestic issues
          -People’s Republic of China [PRC

     Texas drought
          -Economic conditions

     President's schedule


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from
December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M.
Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this
transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.]

[End of transcript]
                                                                        Conv. No. 2-71 (cont.)
     Connally's schedule
         -Meeting with corporate executives
                -Hedley W. Donovan


     Administration's policy
         -Prisoners of war [POWs]

     Connally's meeting with corporate executives

     President's press conference

     Lyndon B. Johnson Library
         -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

     President's press conference
                 -Sarah McLendon
                 -John F. Kennedy and Johnson
          -President's military options