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Conversation: 008-010

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Start Date: 16-Aug-1971 8:50 PM

End Date: 16-Aug-1971 8:54 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Flanigan, Peter M.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:16:40

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:20:57


NARA Description:

On August 16, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Peter M. Flanigan talked on the telephone from 8:50 pm to 8:54 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 008-010 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 8-10

Date: August 16, 1971
Time: 8:50 pm - 8:54 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Peter M. Flanigan.


     Textile negotiations
          -Peter G. Peterson
                -August 17, 1971 meeting with Japanese
          -Need for caution
                -October 15, 1971 deadline
                -Lack of assurances
                -Roger Milliken
                -US bargaining position
          -US position in forthcoming meeting
                -October 15, 1971 deadline
                -Administration plan
                      -Impact of President’s August 15, 1971 statement
                            -US bargaining position change
                      -President’s position

     President’s August 15, 1971 statement
          -Flanigan's help

         -Stock market
               -Record volume and interest
               -Home building
         -Forthcoming 90 days
         -Bond market


                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)

          -Interest rates
                -Arthur F. Burns
          -Bond market
          -Cost of living

     Wage-price freeze speech [August 15, 1971 statement]
         -Flanigan's reaction
         -Flanigan's help