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Conversation: 007-081

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Start Date: Tuesday, August 10, 1971 12:06 AM

End Date: Tuesday, August 10, 1971 12:17 AM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:49:45

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:00:14


NARA Description:

On August 9, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 8:06 pm to 8:17 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 007-081 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 7-81

Date: August 9, 1971
Time: 8:06 pm - 8:17 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     News media
         -Norris Cotton
              -Colson's call to Cotton
                     -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] report
              -New Hampshire
                     -Support for Nixon
              -Telegram to ABC
                     -Television coverage
              -Ronald L. Ziegler
              -John A. Scali
         -Television networks compared
         -Howard K. Smith
                     -William Lawrence
         -Edith Efron
              -Time, Life, Look, TV Guide
              -Media book on 1968 campaign
              -Smith and Lawrence
         -An article
              -George P. Shultz
         -Time, Newsweek


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)

          -Efron book
               -Debate in Congress
                     -Credibility of networks
                     -Public opinion
                           -1960 and 1968 campaigns
                                 -Hubert H. Humphrey           Conv. No. 7-81 (cont.)
                                 -John F. Kennedy
          -Television networks
               -Colson's talk with John W. Chancellor
               -Walter Cronkite
                     -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration
                     -Vietnam war
          -Cotton’s statements
                     -Spiro T. Agnew
               -Gil [Surname unknown]
          -Margaret Chase Smith

         -Retail sales figures