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Start Date: Friday, July 2, 1971 8:14 PM

End Date: Friday, July 2, 1971 8:22 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:52:38

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:59:31

006-093.mp3

NARA Description:

On July 2, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 4:14 pm to 4:22 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 006-093 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 6-93

Date: July 2, 1971
Time: 4:14 pm - 4:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 260-8]

     Vietnam War monthly casualty figures
          -Possible actions by John A. Scali and Herbert G. Klein
          -Lowest since 1965
          -Effect of Laos operation
          -Press releases
          -Daniel Z. Henkin's press conference at the Department of Defense, July 2

     Unemployment figures
         -Washington Star headline
         -Bureau of Labor Statistics
              -Statistical "fluke"
              -Person responsible
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/08)



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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Privacy]
[Duration: 4s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1                                               Conv. No. 6-93 (cont.)

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               -Investigation
               -Firing
               -James D. Hodgson, Laurence H. Silberman
               -Media presentation
               -Howard K. Smith's conversation with Colson
               -Scali's activities with Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], National
                     Broadcasting Corporation [NBC]

    Peter J. Brennan
          -Previous meeting with the President
          -Labor support for the President

    Arthur A. Fletcher
         -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman
         -Press statements

    Philadelphia plan
         -Impact on voters
         -Views of George P. Shultz, Leonard Garment

    New York plan
        -Colson's conversation with Ehrlichman
        -Henry C. Cashen, II's schedule
             -Upcoming meeting with hardhats

    Fletcher
         -Brennan's conversation with Colson
         -Wage-Price Board decisions
         -Unemployment figures
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)



          -Support for administration by hardhats
          -[sp?] (Forename unknown) DeLucca
          -Support for the National security




                                                               Conversation
                                                               Conv. No. 6-93
                                                                            No.
                                                                              (cont.)
                                                                                6-94

Date: July 2, 1971
Time: 4:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

[See Conversation No. 260-9]

     Call to Charles W. Colson