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Conversation: 002-108

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Start Date: Thursday, May 6, 1971 12:53 PM

End Date: Thursday, May 6, 1971 1:11 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:50:59

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:07:02

002-108.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 8:53 am to 9:11 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-108 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-108

Date: May 7, 1971
Time: 8:53 am - 9:11 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 9/08)



Reception at Department of Agriculture
     -Clifford M. Hardin
     -Martha L. W. Hardin
Agriculture
     -Output
     -Income
     -Comparison

Cancer legislation
    -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy
    -National Institute of Health [NIH]
    -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]
    -Report to President
    -Haldeman
           -Public relations
           -Appointments
                 -Edward L. Morgan
                 -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr.
    -President's program
    -John D. Ehrlichman
    -HEW and NIH programs
           -Elliot L. Richardson
    -President’s involvement

William P. Rogers
     -Reports

Lockheed decision
    -John B. Connally
    -David Packard
    -Henry A. Kissinger
    -Melvin R. Laird
    -Haldeman's role
    -President's possible meeting with Packard
    -Packard's possible resignation
    -Vietnam
    -Kissinger
    -Connally
    -Importance
    -Justification
    -Defense contractors
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 9/08)



     Business Council

     Economic indicators
         -Unemployment figure
         -Prices

[Transcript #1: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under
court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special AccessConv.  8, Ronald
                                                                                 No. 2-108
                                                                                     V. Dellums,
                                                                                           (cont.)
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]

     Connally
         -Support for President
         -Vietnam
         -Lockheed
         -Leadership
         -Compared with George W. Romney and John A. Volpe
         -Peter G. Peterson

[Transcript #2: 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]

     Demonstrations

[End of transcript]