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Start Date: 5-May-1971 7:54 PM

End Date: 6-May-1971 9:10 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:34:23

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:42:14


NARA Description:

President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone on an unknown date, sometime between 7:54 pm on May 5, 1971 and 9:10 am on May 6, 1971. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-100 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-100

Date: Unknown between May 5 and May 6, 1971
Time: Unknown between 7:54 pm, May 5 and 9:10 am, May 6, 1971
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Public reports regarding demonstrators
          -Colson's conversation with unknown man
          -Administration's handling
                -New England

         -Henry A. Kissinger
               -Conversation with person on Nelson A. Rockefeller's staff
         -Peter J. Brennan
         -Support for President
         -Proposed march on Wall Street
         -Colson's possible conversation with Brennan
         -Possible actions
         -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW]

         -Victory flag

     Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy
         -Forthcoming congressional hearings

              -Robert J. Dole
              -Press coverage
         -Press coverage


                                          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]

     Brennan                                                           Conv. No. 2-100 (cont.)