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Conversation: 009-027

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Start Date: Wednesday, September 15, 1971 8:15 PM

End Date: Wednesday, September 15, 1971 8:38 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:37:59

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:01:13

009-027.mp3

NARA Description:

On September 15, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 4:15 pm to 4:38 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 009-027 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 9-27

Date: September 15, 1971
Time: 4:15 pm - 4:38 pm
Location: White House Telephone
The President talked with Charles W. Colson.
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



[See Conversation No. 277-20]

     1972 campaign
          -Robert J. Dole
               -New York
               -Edmund S. Muskie speech September 14
                     -Governors' Conference
                     -Washington Post
                     -Attica
                           -Ronald L. Ziegler
                           -Nelson A. Rockefeller
                     -Economy and busing
                           -Attica
                     -Governors
                           -Democrats
                           -Republicans view
                     -Jacob K. Javits
          -Muskie busing statement
               -William S. White's call to Colson
               -Strom Thurmond
               -The President’s position

     Attica
           -Rockefeller
                -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid
                -Harry Reasoner
                -Ronald W. Reagan

     Governors' Conference
         -Muskie's speech
               -Donald H. Rumsfeld

     Federal pay issue
          -Type of response
                -Telegrams
                -Letters
          -Attitude of Congress
                -Meeting
                -Response
                -Idea of support for President
                      -Inflation
                      -Wage - price freeze
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
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         -National sacrifice
               -Special interest groups
               -Pressure on Congress
         -Possibility of press conference
               -Issues covered
         -Publicity for federal pay issue
               -Poll concerning legislative meeting
         -Poll information
               -Method of collection
               -Republican National Committee
               -Clark MacGregor's office


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    Tony C. De Chant
         -Possible meeting with President
         -National Farmers Union
         -Patrons of Husbandry (Grange)
         -National Farmers Organization
         -Minnesota
               -Agriculturalist

    National economy
         -Governors' Conference
               -Effect on Democrats' resolutions
               -Effect on busing
               -Type of resolutions
               -James E. ("Jimmy") Carter

    Governors' Conferences
        -Problems
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



     -Rumsfeld
     -George W. Romney

Busing
     -White's perception
          -Significance as an issue

Vietnam
     -Democrats' response
           -Nguyen Van Thieu
           -1972 election
     -Type of issue
           -Election
     -Possibility of withdrawal
     -Prisoner of war [POW] issue

Attica State Prison riots
      -Public opinion
      -Guard killings
      -Support for Rockefeller
            -New York citizens
                 -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
      -Barber B. Conable, Jr.
      -Racism

Economy
    -Emergency Employment Act
         -Weekly report
         -Number of jobs
         -California
    -Number of jobs
         -Question of savings
               -Trade
         -Percentage
    -Stock market figures
    -Investors
    -Phase II of economic program
         -Statement at press conference
               -Type of program
                     -Wages & prices
                     -Wording of statement
                          -Effect
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



           -Labor
           -Congressional support
           -Position of administration
           -Detroit
           -Speech
           -Polls
                 -Albert E. Sindlinger
                 -Wage & price freeze
                 -Level of consumer confidence
                 -Union families compared to non-union families
           -George Meany