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Conversation: 011-141

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Start Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1971 9:09 PM

End Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1971 9:27 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:56:46

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:15:30

011-141.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 19, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 5:09 pm to 5:27 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 011-141 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 11-141

Date: October 19, 1971
Time: 5:09 pm - 5:27 pm
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Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 292-15]

     House
         -Vote
              -Leslie C. Arends
              -Senate amendment
              -Administration victory
                    -The President's meeting with leaders
                    -The President's meeting with Democrats
              -Michael J. Mansfield amendment

     Sam J. Ervin, Jr. committee
          -Edith Efron book
          -William L. Springer

     Mansfield
         -Senate agenda
               -Revenue sharing
               -Welfare reform
               -Tax legislation
               -Phase II legislation
               -Supreme Court nominees

     The President's conversation with Donald Rumsfeld
          -George H.Gallup
               -Polls
                      -Support for the President
                           -Figures
                      -Albert E. Sindlinger
                           -Support for the President
                      -Timing of figures collection
                           -Summit
                           -Textile agreement

     The President's schedule
          -Reception in North Carolina
               -Colson's conversation with Fred B. Rhodes
                      -Deputy Veterans Administrator
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                -President-elect, Southern Baptist Conference
                -Support for the President

Economy
    -The President's conversation with George P. Shultz
         -The President's feeling about the economy
               -Harris
                     -Wholesale price figure
               -Economic indicators
                     -Consumer price index [CPI]
                     -Gross National Product [GNP]
                     -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS]
                          -CPI
                     -Durable goods
                     -Personal income

Colson's conversation with James F. Cleary
     -Eastman Dillon, chief executive officer
     -Stock market
           -Prediction
           -Savings
           -Volume
           -Cleary’s view

Economy
    -Walter E. Heller
          -Economic growth estimates
    -Paul W. McCracken
          -Automobiles
          -Housing starts
               -Increases
    -George Meany
          -Impact of the President's telephone call
               -Jay Lovestone's telephone call to Colson
                     -Edward M. Kennedy speech
                           -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson
                           -Meany
                                 -Actions
                           -Youth
                           -Poll standing

Polls
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         -Harris
              -Edmund S. Muskie
                  -Gallup
                  -Sindlinger
                  -Edward M. Kennedy

    Edward M. Kennedy
        -Administration actions
             -Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey
        -Speech
             -Robert F. Kennedy
             -The President
             -Lovestone
                   -Jackson
        -Gallup poll
             -Youth
             -Blacks
             -Richard M. Scammon
                   -Youth
                   -"Over 50" generation

    The President's press secretary
         -Mike Royko
              -Chicago Daily News

    Edward M. Kennedy
        -Harris
        -Robert F. Kennedy
        -Colson’s view

    Austin H. Kiplinger
         -Election prediction
              -President’s policies