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Conversation: 010-004

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Start Date: Friday, September 24, 1971 5:52 PM

End Date: Friday, September 24, 1971 6:02 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:02:48

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:12:47

010-004.mp3

NARA Description:

On September 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 1:52 pm to 2:02 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 010-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 10-4

Date: September 24, 1971
Time: 1:52 pm - 2:02 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Daniel L. Schorr
          -Speech
                -Frank Stanton
                      -Colson's projected action
                -Reaction

     Press
             -President’s statements in Detroit, September 23, 1971
                   -Press questions
                   -Reaction
                   -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis

     Stock market
          -Reaction to President’s statements

     Colson's schedule
          -Howard K. Smith
                -Previous night’s dinner
                     -Prediction of President’s re-election
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     Media
         -Vietnam
         -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
              -George S. McGovern
              -Nguyen Van Thieu election
              -Smith
                    -Son
                          -Service in Vietnam
                          -Health
                    -Vietnam
         -Press questions
         -Wall Street Journal article on the economy

     Supreme Court appointments
          -Conservatives
          -Richard H. Poff
          -Jewish
               -Conservative
                    -Henry A. Kissinger
          -Lawyer
               -Louis D. Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter
          -Types
               -Martha (Beall) Mitchell
          -Conservative appointment
               -Opposition view