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Start Date: Monday, November 22, 1971 9:15 PM

End Date: Monday, November 22, 1971 9:26 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)MacGregor, Clark

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:09:44

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:19:51

015-100.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 22, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Clark MacGregor talked on the telephone from 4:15 pm to 4:26 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 015-100 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 15-100
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. 10/06)




Date: November 22, 1971
Time: 4:15 pm - 4:26 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Clark MacGregor.

[See also Conversation No. 622-7]

     John Sherman Cooper-Howard H. Baker< Jr. proposal
          -Campaign Reform Bill
               -Contributions
               -Check-off provision
               -Vote
                    -Clifford P. Case
                    -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
                    -John L. McClellan
                    -Harry F. Byrd, Jr.
          -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.’s amendment
          -Campaign check-off
               -John O. Pastore
               -Designation of contributions
               -Mathias
               -Case
               -George C. Wallace supporters
               -Vote
               -Mathias's previous conversation with MacGregor
               -White House opposition
                    -Possible veto
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
                                    (rev. 10/06)
                                                             Conv. No. 15-100 (cont.)


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              -Possible vote
                   -William B. Spong, Jr.
                         -Byrd
                         -Automobile industry
                         -Previous vote
                         -James O. Eastland
                   -David H. Gambrell and James B. Allen
                         -Wallace
                   -Democrats
                         -Lawrence F. O'Brien
                   -Karl E. Mundt
                         -Absence
                   -Spong

    Tax Bill
         -Vote on final passage
              -Schedule
         -Conference
              -Wilbur D. Mills
              -Carl B. Albert
              -[Thomas] Hale Boggs
         -Impact on Democrats
              -Deficit
              -Primaries
                    -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/06)
                                                             Conv. No. 15-100 (cont.)


                  -George S. McGovern
                  -Edmund S. Muskie
                  -Hubert H. Humphrey
        -Proposed veto

Campaign check-off provision
    -Compared to union dues
    -Income tax withholding comparison
    -Party losses
    -Barry M. Goldwater
          -Small contributors
                -Discouraging effect
    -Presidential contributors

Spong
    -Byrd
    -O'Brien
    -Eastland
          -Conversations with Spong

McClellan

Eastland

Ervin
        -Constitutionalist

Byrd

Stennis

Mundt

Spong
    -MacGregor's call
        -Tactic
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)