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Conversation: 012-115

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Start Date: Monday, October 25, 1971 6:40 PM

End Date: Monday, October 25, 1971 6:59 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:38:36

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:56:35

012-115.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 25, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 2:40 pm to 2:59 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 012-115 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 12-115

Date: October 25, 1971
Time: 2:40 pm- 2:59 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 304-8]

     Colson's schedule

     Weekend news commentary
         -Time, Newsweek
              -Supreme Court nominees
                    -Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist
                    -Herschel H. Friday, Mildred L. Lillie
                    -Powell, Rehnquist
         -The President's radio speech
              -Colson’s view
              -Washington Post
              -New York Times
              -Television
                    -"Today Show"
              -Veterans Day speech
         -United Nations [UN] statement
              -Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford

     UN vote on expulsion of Taiwan
         -Vote prediction
         -George H. W. Bush
         -Belgium
         -William P. Rogers
               -Martin Z. Agronsky program
         -Bush
               -"Today Show"
               -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] news
         -Domestic political implications
               -Administration’s response
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                                  Tape Subject Log
                                    (rev. 10/06)



Supreme Court nominees
     -James J. Kilpatrick
     -Richard A. Moore
          -Time, Newsweek
     -Dan Rather
          -George H. Gallup poll
                -Washington Star

Polls
        -Louis P. Harris
             -Edmund S. Muskie
             -The President's standing
                   -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                   -Trip to Charlotte, North Carolina
                         -Textiles
                   -Supreme Court
                         -Donald J. Oberdorfer
                         -Washington Star

Public relations
     -Supreme Court
            -Selections
                  -American Bar Association [ABA]
                        -Woman
                        -Senator
                  -Choices of the President
                  -The President's speech announcing nominees
                        -Manolo Sanchez
                        -Rose Mary Woods
                  -Time, Newsweek
                        -ABA
                        -Powell
                        -Rehnquist
                             -John N. Mitchell
                  -Press coverage
     -Announcement speech
            -Thomas J. Meskill
     -Leon Albert
            -Colson
            -John F. Kennedy
            -Feelings toward the President
            -Jewish community
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                               Tape Subject Log
                                 (rev. 10/06)



     -Democrats
          -Edmund S. Muskie
          -Wilbur D. Mills
          -Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson
          -Edward M. Kennedy
          -Economy
     -Harris
          -Economy

Economy
    -Public perception
         -Administration policies
    -Arthur F. Burns
         -Money supply
         -John B. Connally
         -George P. Shultz
         -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis
                -Readers Digest
                      -The President's economic program
    -Colson's prediction
         -Gross National Product [GNP]
         -Retail sales
                -Automobiles
         -Unemployment figures
         -Cost of living features
    -Public relations
         -Future
                -Political gain
         -Donald H. Rumsfeld’s role
    -Edmund S. Muskie
         -"Face the Nation"
                -Colson’s view
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



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     Political situation
           -Support for the President
                  -Economy
                  -Supreme Court nominees
                  -Tax bill
                  -Automobile sales
                  -Oberdorfer