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Conversation: 004-010

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Start Date: Wednesday, June 2, 1971 1:51 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 2, 1971 2:09 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:33:36

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:50:26

004-010.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 1, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 9:51 pm to 10:09 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 004-010 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 4-10

Date: June 1, 1971
Time: 9:51 pm - 10:09 pm
Location: White House Telephone

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

     President's previous press conference
          -Henry A. Kissinger's opinion
          -President's responses
                 -Peter Lisagor
                 -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                 -Middle East
          -Responses
                 -Head of National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women
                 -Drug question
                 -Melvin R. Laird
                 -Clarence Towns
                 -Donald H. Rumsfeld
          -Questions
                 -Ronald L. Ziegler
                 -Dan Rather, [Forename unknown] Deacon
                 -Forrest Boyd, Jerald terHorst
          -Response
                 -Rumsfeld's opinion
                       -China proverb
                             -Patrick J. Buchanan
                             -John F. Kennedy
                       -Legality of May Day demonstrators' arrest
                             -Ziegler
                             -John N. Mitchell
                 -Laird
                 -James C. Hagerty
                       -Police - May Day arrests
                       -PRC
                       -Vietnam
                             -Sarah McLendon
                       -Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.
                 -Herbert G. Klein
                 -Winton M. Blount
                 -Rogers C.B. Morton
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                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/08)



     -Questions on domestic and environmental issues
     -Opinions of public officials and others
           -County Commissioner of Mecklenburg County, N.C.
                 -Drug question, PRC, May Day, Civil rights
                 -Theodore S. Hesburgh
           -County Supervisor, St. Louis, Missouri
                 -Lawrence (“Larry”) Roos
                       -President's demeanor
           -Mayor William D. Dyke of Madison, Wisconsin
                 -Questions
                 -President's demeanor
           -William Connors, County Executive in Delaware
                 -Vietnam
                 -PRC
                 -Prisoners of war [POWs]
                       -Lyndon B. Johnson's bombing halt
     -Wire service reports
           -Laird, William P. Rogers
                 -Nuclear arms negotiation with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
                       [USSR]
           -Civil Rights Commission charges
           -POWs
           -PRC's admission to U.N.
                 -Kissinger
     -President's appearance before TV cameras
           -Opinions of Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon,
                 Richard A. Moore
           -McLendon
           -Dyke's opinion
           -William H. Carruthers
           -Podium arrangement

Poll results
      -Law and order
      -Drug policies

President's previous press conference
     -Drugs
     -Revenue sharing, parks, environment
            -Morton
     -Frequency
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)