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Start Date: Saturday, July 3, 1971 8:12 PM

End Date: Saturday, July 3, 1971 8:22 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:33:34

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:43:30

006-129.mp3

NARA Description:

On July 3, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 4:12 pm and 4:22 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 006-129 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 6-129

Date: July 3, 1971
Time: Unknown between 4:12 pm and 4:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Unemployment figures
         -"Statistical fluke" statement
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                                   Tape Subject Log
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             -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS]
         -Administration’s position

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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Privacy]
[Duration: 3s ]


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         -Adjustments
         -Commissioner of Labor Statistics


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Privacy]
[Duration: 25s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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         -Timing
         -Unemployment rate
         -Calls, July 2


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Privacy]
[Duration: 8s ]
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                                      Tape Subject Log
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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         -Possible attacks on competence
         -W. Allen Wallis
         -Charles H. Percy                                   Conv. No. 6-129 (cont.)
         -Jack Miller
         -William J. Baroody, Jr.
         -Milton Friedman
         -Shultz
         -Economic writers
               -Views of changes
         -Television coverage
         -Press release


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4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


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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         -Administration’s response


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
[Privacy]
[Duration: 4s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)



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                -Possible attacks on competence
          -Consumer Price Index [CPI] figures
                -August, September, October figures
          -Monthly unemployment figures
                -News impact                                   Conv. No. 6-129 (cont.)
          -President's statement to James D. Hodgson