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Start Date: Friday, May 28, 1971 1:34 PM

End Date: Friday, May 28, 1971 1:43 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Hoover, J. Edgar

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:58:37

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:07:18

003-169.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 28, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and J. Edgar Hoover talked on the telephone from 9:34 am to 9:43 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-169 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-169

Date: May 28, 1971
Time: 9:34 am - 9:43 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with J. Edgar Hoover.

[See Conversation No. 505-18C]

     An Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation
         -Harrison Williams’ statement
               -Richard G. Kleindienst's response
               -White House response
         -A November directive

     Killings of policemen
           -FBI role in New York, NY investigation
           -Local police role
           -Schweiker bill
                 -Administration position and strategy
                 -Results
           -F.B.I. role in investigations
                 -Factors
                 -Possible directive
                       -Attorney General
                       -Content
                             -Law enforcement
                             -Black Panthers, Students for a Democratic Society
                 -Equipment
                 -Possible public statement
           -New York, NY investigation
                 -FBI role
                 -Local authorities role
                       -Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy
           -A murder of a black girl
                 -Local authorities' action
                 -FBI role
                 -Ronald L. Ziegler's possible statement
           -New York, NY investigation
                 -Williams
                 -FBI role
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)



          -FBI role
               -Possible directive from President or Attorney General
               -Bills in Congress
                     -Hoover's meeting with police chiefs
                           -Meeting with President
                     -Williams bill and other bills
                     -Possible statements to press
               -"The 100"                                              Conv. No. 3-169 (cont.)
                     -Meeting with President
               -Bills in Congress
                     -Hoover's forthcoming meeting with sheriffs and police chiefs
                     -Possible press statements
                           -Sheriffs and police chiefs
                           -Administration
                     -Williams bill
                           -Compared with Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., kidnapping
                     -Williams and Richard S. Schweiker
                           -Views on Vietnam, law and order
                     -Williams
                     -Possible statements to press
                           -White House
                           -Hoover and John N. Mitchell
                           -Police chiefs
               -A November 1970 directive
                     -Publicity
                           -Hoover's meeting with Mitchell