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Start Date: Friday, October 22, 1971 12:40 AM

End Date: Friday, October 22, 1971 12:47 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:57:59

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:04:46

012-062.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 21, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John N. Mitchell talked on the telephone from 8:40 pm to 8:47 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 012-062 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 12-62

Date: October 21, 1971
Time: 8:40 pm- 8:47 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John N. Mitchell.

     The President's speech on Supreme Court nominees, October 21, 1971
          -Mitchell’s view
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)



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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 29s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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         -The President’s view
         -William H. Rehnquist
               -Educational background
               -Robert H. Jackson
                    -George Meany
               -The President’s remarks
         -Supreme Court
               -Warren E. Burger
               -Harry A. Blackmun
               -Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
               -Rehnquist
         -Lawrence E. Walsh’s reaction
         -Content
         -American Bar Association [ABA]

    Supreme Court nominees
         -Confirmation
              -James O. Eastland
              -Roman L. Hruska
              -Hiram L. Fong
              -Robert C. Byrd
                     -Rehnquist
                           -Views
                           -American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU]
         -Public relations
              -People's Republic of China [PRC]
              -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                     -Ronald L. Ziegler

    Mitchell's schedule
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



          -Martha (Beall) Mitchell

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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 4s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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     Supreme Court
          -Possibility of woman appointee
               -Mildred L. Lillie
                      -Rejection by ABA
                           -Vote
                      -Possibility of Senate confirmation
                           -Herschel H. Friday

     Martha Mitchell