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Conversation: 015-181

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Start Date: Wednesday, December 1, 1971 5:27 PM

End Date: Wednesday, December 1, 1971 5:37 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorBrown, Clarence J.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:50:03

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:00:19

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NARA Description:

On December 1, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Clarence J. Brown talked on the telephone from 12:27 pm to 12:37 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 015-181 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 15-181

Date: December 1, 1971
Time: 12:27 pm - 12:37 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

     Clarence J. Brown
The President talked with Brown.

[See also Conversation No. 627-10]

     Election reform legislation
           -Expression of appreciation for support
           -Conference
                                     115

                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                              Tape Subject Log
                                (rev. 10/06)
                                                          Conv. No. 15-181 (cont.)


         -Congressional make-up
               -Wayne L. Hays
               -Watkins M. Abbitt
               -Samuel L. Devine
               -Harley O. Staggers
               -Torbert H. Macdonald
               -William L. Springer
         -Schedule
         -Section 315
               -Possible repeal
                     -Senate compared to House
    -Provision on individual contributions
    -Election year
         -Campaign check-off
         -The President's reelection

Tax Bill
     -Campaign check-off provision
          -Possible minor party proliferation
          -Effect on 1972 election
          -Economic concerns
          -Possible veto
          -Taxpayers' funds compared with private funds
          -Theoretical cases
                -Edward M. Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie and George S. McGovern
          -Past election practices
                -Franchise limitations
          -Campaign contributors
          -Candidates
          -Lobbies
          -Historic picture
                -Media participation
          -Average citizen's decision on contributions
          -Democrats
          -Candidates
     -Possible veto
          -Congress
                -Economic compared to political interests
     -Brown's speech
          -The President's performance
          -Christmas Tree provision
                                             116

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                      Conv. No. 15-181 (cont.)