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Conversation: 002-133

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Start Date: Sunday, May 9, 1971 6:04 PM

End Date: Sunday, May 9, 1971 6:15 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 05:02:52

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:13:42

002a.mp3

002b.mp3

002c.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 9, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 2:04 pm to 2:15 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-133 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-133

Date: May 9, 1971
Time: 2:04 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John B. Connally.

     Devaluation of the dollar
           -Paul A. Volcker
     -Europeans' actions
     -US position
     -European bankers
     -President's policies

     Economic indicators
         -Stock market
         -Retail sales
               -Kresge’s
               -J.C. Penney
               -Sears, Roebuck
               -Montgomery Ward
         -Unemployment rate
         -Press reaction
               -Hobart Rowen
               -Richard Jansen, Wall Street Journal
               -Administration's policies
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 9/08)



    Devaluation of the dollar
        -Connally's possible conversation with Arthur F. Burns
        -Volcker
        -Burns’ position on US monetary policy
        -President's policies
        -Possible European monetary actions

                                                           Conv. No. 2-133 (cont.)
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[National Security]
[Duration: 21s ]


    FOREIGN AFFAIRS


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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         -Karl Schiller
         -Henry A. Kissinger
               -Relations with European leaders
         -Connally's possible meeting with Kissinger
         -Connally's possible public statements

    President's dinner with White House correspondents May 8, 1971
         -Song by unknown young girl
         -Awards
                -G. Harrold Carswell
                -Wiretapping
         -White House press corps
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. 9/08)