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Start Date: Thursday, November 11, 1971 11:21 PM

End Date: Thursday, November 11, 1971 11:29 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorZiegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:51:49

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:59:33

014-059.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 11, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 6:21 pm to 6:29 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 014-059 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 14-59

Date: November 11, 1971
Time: 6:21 pm - 6:29 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

     Ronald L. Ziegler

The President talked with Ziegler.

[See Conversation No. 298-44]

     Secretary of Agriculture
          -The President's announcement
                -Press coverage
          -Clifford M. Hardin's resignation
                -Reasons
                -Washington Post story
                -Washington Star
          -Ziegler's briefing
                -Corn prices
                      -Earl L. Butz
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



Foreign aid program
     -Vote on Stennis Amendment
     -Ziegler's statement

Daniel L. Schorr
     -Frederic V. Malek's office's investigation
           -Environmental Council appointment
                 -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
           -Ziegler's statement
           -The President's forthcoming press conference
           -Ziegler's statement on Sigma Delta Chi function
     -Possible national Security leak
           -New York Times
           -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
     -Ziegler's statements
           -Fletcher story
           -Catholic story
           -Phase II story

Butz
       -Speeches
            -The President's mother, Hannah Milhous Nixon
       -Background
       -Reorganization of Agriculture Department
            -Priorities of reorganized Department
                  -Ziegler's statements
       -The President's announcement
            -Reaction
                  -Butz, Hardin

The President's speeches, November 9
     -Press reaction
          -The President's previous conversation with William L. Safire
                 -Politics

The President's forthcoming press conference
     -Possible questions
          -Foreign policy
          -Phase II
          -Peoples Republic of China [PRC]
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)