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Conversation: 015-187

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Start Date: Thursday, December 2, 1971 1:20 AM

End Date: Thursday, December 2, 1971 1:36 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorColson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 05:07:25

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:23:55

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NARA Description:

On December 1, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 8:20 pm to 8:36 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 015-187 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 15-187

Date: December 1, 1971
Time: 8:20 pm - 8:36 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



     Charles W. Colson

The President talked with Colson.

     Stock market
          -Business reaction
          -Indexes
          -Volume of trading
          -International situation
          -Paul W. McCracken
                -Statements
                -Automobile companies
                      -Wilbur D. Mills
                -View of state of economy
                -Tax Bill
                      -Veto
                      -Automobile companies
                      -Henry E. Ford II
                            -Call from McCracken
                                  -Auto sales

     Tax Bill
          -Mills
                -Calls from public
          -House vote
                -Conference
                -Schedule
          -Robert J. Dole
                -Possible news conference
                      -Campaign check-off provision
                           -Presidential veto
          -George W. Romney
                -Statement
          -William P. Rogers
                -Speech
          -John A. Volpe
          -Elliot L. Richardson
          -William E. Timmons
                -Vote
          -Veto
                -Congressional special session
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)
                                                              Conv. No. 15-187 (cont.)



The President's speech to 1971 National 4-H Congress, 12/1
     -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
     -Television coverage
          -Audience reaction
     -Dan Rather
     -Audience
          -Reception

Stock market
     -Long-term projection

Economy
    -Orders for durable goods
    -Quarterly plant and equipment forecast
    -Conference Board survey
    -Poll
          -Chamber of Commerce
    -Business Council
          -Presidential appearance at meeting
                -Peter M. Flanigan
    -Retailers
          -Fred Lazarus, Jr. and Gordon M. Metcalf
                -Sears, Roebuck & Company
                -Christmas predictions
          -Possible meeting with the President
                -The President's forthcoming meeting with Golda Meir
          -Statements
    -Wholesale price and unemployment figures
          -McCracken's predictions
          -James D. Hodgson's predictions
          -Predictions
                -Consumer Price Index [CPI]

Labor
     -Frank E. Fitzsimmons invitation to State Dinner
     -Joseph A. Beirne's invitation to State Dinner
          -Statement on George Meany
     -Meany
          -Health
                -Continuation in position
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 15-187 (cont.)


                     -Dr. Walter R. Tkach and William M. Lukash
          -Paul Hall
                -Possible takeover of Meany's job
          -The President's speech to American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial
               Organizations [AFL-CIO] convention
                -Public and labor response
                     -Colson's conversation with Hodgson

     Economy
         -Albert E. Sindlinger poll
              -Colson's conversation with Sindlinger
                    -Consumers
         -Colson's conversation with Louis P. Harris
              -Foreign policy issue
                    -Gallup poll
         -Economic indicators


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