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Start Date: 21-Oct-1971 9:45 AM

End Date: 21-Oct-1971 9:51 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Mitchell, John N.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:50:31

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:56:35


NARA Description:

On October 21, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John N. Mitchell talked on the telephone from 9:45 am to 9:51 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 012-030 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 12-30

Date: October 21, 1971
Time: 9:45 am- 9:51 am
Location: White House Telephone

John N. Mitchell talked with the President.

[See Conversation No. 281-9]

     Supreme Court appointments
          -Howard H. Baker, Jr.
               -The President’s decision
               -Previous conversation with Mitchell
          -The President's discussions
               -Richard A. Moore
               -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
               -John D. Ehrlichman
               -William L. Safire
               -Ronald L. Ziegler
          -Timing for announcement
               -Telephone calls to Congress
               -People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union
               -Mitchell's responsibility
                     -Herschel H. Friday, Mildred L. Lillie
                     -James O. Eastland
                     -Virginia Senators
                     -Robert C. Byrd
                           -John B. Connally


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

                -The President’s announcement
                -American Bar Association [ABA]
                           -Possible questions
                     -Mildred L. Lillie story
                           -Washington Post
                     -Leon Jaworski
                     -Lawrence E. Walsh
                           -Mitchell’s forthcoming conversation
          -William H. Rehnquist
          -Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
                -Martin Luther King, Jr.
                     -Civil disobedience