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Start Date: Wednesday, May 26, 1971 1:15 AM

End Date: Wednesday, May 26, 1971 1:20 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:01:40

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:10:21

003-123.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 25, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 9:15 pm to 9:20 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-123 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-123

Date: May 25, 1971
Time: 9:15 pm - 9:20 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

     President's Alabama trip
          -Television news coverage
                 -Motorcade
                 -Mobile, Birmingham crowds
                 -Dedication of Tennessee - Tombigbee Waterway
                 -Mobile, Birmingham crowds
                 -Lyndon K. ("Mort") Allin
                 -Length
                      -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC], Columbia Broadcasting
                            System [CBS], American Broadcasting Company [ABC]
          -Press response
          -Crowds
                 -Birmingham Chief of Police Ed Moore
                      -Crowd estimate compared with unidentified astronauts' crowd
          -George C. Wallace
          -President's remarks
          -President's briefing for Southern regional media
                 -Press pool coverage
                      -Bill Tice and Douglas B. Cornell
                      -Eugene Risher
                 -Requests for transcript
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)



                -Transcript compared with tape
                -Tone
                -Statements regarding South
                -Arms reduction
                -Response
                      -Peter Lisagor
                      -Courtney Sheldon of Christian Science Monitor
                      -Bill Matoney [sp?] of NBC                     Conv. No. 3-123 (cont.)
                            -Comment to Ziegler
          -Blacks
                -Response to President
                -President's response
                -President's references to unity
          -President's remarks
          -Future coverage

     President's schedule
          -A May 28, 1971 or June 1, 1971 press conference
                 -Possible alternative dates
                      -May 27, 1971
                            -Kennedy Center event
                 -Television viewing on weekends
          -Week's news
          -West Point
          -A May 28, 1971 or June 1, 1971 press conference
                 -Haldeman, John A. Scali

     [Unintelligible]