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Start Date: Monday, May 31, 1971 9:45 PM

End Date: Monday, May 31, 1971 10:06 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:43:01

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:04:19

003-199.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 31, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, and Manolo Sanchez talked on the telephone from 5:45 pm to 6:06 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-199 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-199

Date: May 31, 1971
Time: 5:45 pm - 6:06 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

[See Conversation No. 254-16]
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The President conferred with Manolo Sanchez.


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[Duration: 59s ]                                                 Conv. No. 3-199 (cont.)


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     Quakers

     A poll
          -Issues
                -Revenue-sharing
                -Government reorganization
                -Environment
                -Revenue-sharing
                -List

     A Domestic Council poll

     Domestic issue
         -Cancer
         -Revenue-sharing
         -Environment
               -Public interest
               -Environmentalists
               -Public interest

     Approval ratings

     President's schedule
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Approval ratings
    -Totals
    -East
    -Midwest
    -South
    -West
    -Regional differences
          -East                                                     Conv. No. 3-199 (cont.)
                -Effect of liberals
          -Midwest
          -East
                -New York and Pennsylvania
                -Changes
          -Far West
                -Previous poll error
          -East
                -Possible error
    -Sampling methods
          -Size
          -Compared to George H. Gallup
    -Gallup poll
          -Release
          -Previous poll
                -Differences from current poll

President's schedule
     -Press conferences
            -Effect
                 -Compared with speeches and televised interviews
                 -Public perception of President

Administration speakers
    -Public image of President
          -Cabinet member and Republican House members
          -Qualities
          -Issues
                -Importance
                     -Vietnam War, inflation, and crime
                     -Crime and drugs
                     -Vietnam War and economy
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Crime
    -Thomas E. Dewey
          -Work in New York, NY
    -J. Edgar Hoover
    -John N. Mitchell
          -Effectiveness
          -Martha (Beall) Mitchell's name recognition
          -Compared with John B. Connally                Conv. No. 3-199 (cont.)
          -Martha Mitchell

President's schedule
     -Trip to Maine, June 19, 1971
     -American Medical Association [AMA]
            -Date
     -Rochester trip
            -Date
     -Leopold Sedar Senghor's visit
     -June 18, 1971
            -Rochester and Maine
     -Maine trip
            -Dates
            -Portsmouth, New Hampshire
     -AMA
            -Date
     -Possible press conference
            -Date
            -California
            -Date
     -Frederick L. Hovde dinner
     -A trip, June 28, 1971
            -Announcement
                  -Congress
                  -Press conference
     -Press conference
     -Questions on trip
     -A trip announcement
     -AMA
            -Date
     -Portsmouth, New Hampshire
     -AMA
            -Date
            -Publicity value
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-Portsmouth, New Hampshire
      -Publicity value
            -Compared with AMA
-Press conference
      -Date
-Indiana trip
      -Date
-An announcement                                    Conv. No. 3-199 (cont.)
-Press conference
      -Frequency
      -Effect
            -Televised interviews
      -Date
      -An announcement
            -US military role in Vietnam
            -Use
      -Date
-Indiana trip
      -Hovde dinner
            -Publicity value
            -Possible schedule conflict
-Press conference
      -Date
-An announcement
      -Date
-California trip
      -Date and time
-Press conference
      -Date
      -Effect
            -Compared with televised interviews
-Televised interview
      -Walter L. Cronkite
            -Position on Vietnam
      -Timing
            -Nguyen Van Thieu's visit
      -Audience
-Press conference
      -Date
-AMA
      -Date
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