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Start Date: Thursday, October 7, 1971 2:32 PM

End Date: Thursday, October 7, 1971 2:58 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Moynihan, Daniel P.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:31:46

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:57:25

010-116.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 7, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Daniel P. Moynihan talked on the telephone from 10:32 am to 10:58 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 010-116 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 10-116

Date: October 7, 1971
Time: 10:32 am - 10:58 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Daniel P. Moynihan.
[See Conversation No. 285-16A]

     Moynihan's schedule
         -New York
               -United Nations [UN]
                    -Soviets

     President's schedule
          -Speech
          -Florida
                 -Walker's Cay
          -Richard J. Herrnstein

     Race relations
          -Herrnstein
                -Arthur R. Jensen
                -Racial differentiations
                     -Black groups
                     -Asian groups
                     -Eskimos
                     -English and Irish
                            -Northern Ireland
                            -Edmund Burke
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



Social policy
     -Nathan Glazer
           -Commentary, "The Limits of Social Policy"
           -Family assistance
                -Sweden, Britain
                      -Work ethic
                -Work requirement
                -Welfare
                -Limits
                      -Lyndon B. Johnson
                           -Howard University speech
                           -New towns in towns
                                -Fort Lincoln
                                      -Washington, DC

Integration
      -James Coleman
            -Blacks
            -Chicanos
      -Teaching staff
      -Frederick Mosteller’s and Moynihan’s study
            -Coleman’s efforts
      -Fellow students
      -School expenditures
      -Middle class achievements
      -Spiro T. Agnew
            -Comments regarding black leaders

World governments
    -Black countries
          -Leaders from contested elections
                -Vietnam
          -Liberia
                -William R. Tolbert
          -Mobutu Sese Seko
                -Congo [Zaire]
          -Jomo Kenyatta
          -Haiti
          -Blacks
                -Government
    -Latin American governments
          -Mexico
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



            -Colombia
            -Venezuela
            -Salvador Allende Gossens
     -Luis Munoz Marin
            -President's Visit in 1958
                  -Lima, Caracas
            -Latins
     -Italians
     -Spanish
     -French
     -Types of government
     -Capacity
     -Compared with Black countries
            -Haiti, Liberia, Ethiopia
     -Compared with Asia
            -Japan, Philippines
     -Thailand
            -Government
                  -Thanom Kittikachorn
     -Iran
            -Government

Race relations
     -Capacity for government
           -Asians
           -Caucasians
           -Latins
           -Africans
     -Athletics
     -Music, dance
     -Poetry
     -Lawyers
     -Edward W. Brooke
           -William H. Brown III
                 -Equal Employment Opportunities Commission [EEOC]
     -Mexicans
     -Culture-free tests
           -Language skills
     -Responsibilities of a President
           -Edmund S. Muskie
           -Black as a Vice President
           -Jews
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



               -Barry M. Goldwater
          -Catholic
               -Oklahoma
          -Discouraging latent prejudice
          -Woman on the Supreme Court
          -Importance of equal opportunity
               -Brooke

Rewards for excellence
    -US employees at UN Secretariat
          -Ralph Bunche and Paul G. Hoffman
               -Medal of Freedom
               -Nobel Prize
               -Health
               -Samuel W. Goldwyn

Race relations
     -Memorandum to President

East Pakistan
     -Possible conversation with Moynihan
     -Moynihan’s concern
     -Need for balanced view
           -India

Legislative program on education
     -National institute
           -Elliot L. Richardson
     -Office of Child Development
           -Richardson
           -Sidney P. Marland, Jr.
     -Secondary school education
           -Relationship between school and work
           -Menial work
                 -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
                       -Life of a plumber
                             -Standard of living
     -Richardson
     -National Education Association [NEA]
           -Emphasis on funding
     -Vocational education
           -Importance
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                -Robert H. Finch
          -Sidney P. Marland, Jr.
          -Institute
          -Right-to-read

     Family assistance
          -New Yorker articles

     East Pakistan
          -President's schedule
                -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip
                -United Nations [UN] sessions
          -Meeting with President
                -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
                -Henry A. Kissinger
                      -Pakistan Ambassador
                      -Indian Ambassador
          -US refugee relief efforts

     Moynihan
         -UN job
              -George H.W. Bush
         -Upcoming speech to the Soviets