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Conversation: 016-076

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Start Date: Friday, December 10, 1971 12:42 AM

End Date: Friday, December 10, 1971 1:10 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:33:08

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:00:32

016-076.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 9, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 7:42 pm to 8:10 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 016-076 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 16-76

Date: December 9, 1971
Time: 7:42 pm - 8:10 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Tax legislation
          -Senate

     President's veto message
          -[Economic Opportunity Amendments]
                 -Elliot L. Richardson
                 -Reaction


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
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[Duration: 1m 41s ]


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    India-Pakistan War
          -US policy
               -Critics
                     -Democrats
                     -John A. Scali
                          -Press briefing
                     -Marvin L. Kalb
               -Public opinion
                     -Mail count
                          -Telegrams
                     -Network time
                     -Mail count
                          -Compared to George Meany incident
                     -Apathy
                          -State Department reaction


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[Duration: 1m 33s ]


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    Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's visit to Sears Roebuck
         -Public reaction
              -Citizens Committee
              -Stores
         -Margeretta (“Happy”) Rockefeller
              -New York Daily News

    Business
         -Attitudes
         -Stock Market
               -Profit-taking
               -Confidence
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[Duration: 2m 17s ]


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    Administration’s plan on pensions
        -Response
              -Groups
                    -Briefings
                    -Labor
                    -Business
                    -Doctors
                    -Lawyers
                           -American Bar Association [ABA]
                    -Public interest groups
        -Issue
              -Importance
                    -Retirement
        -Mutual Funds
        -Insurance companies
        -Jacob K. Javits
        -Political effects
              -Property taxes
              -Conservatives

    [James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa parole]
         -Colson’s call to Frank E. Fitzsimmons
               -John N. Mitchell


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[Duration: 2m 23s ]


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          -George S. McGovern
                -Use of Senate Stationery
                     -Campaign contributions
          -Poll
                -Louis Harris


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
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[Duration: 51s ]


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          -Cartoon
               -Edmund S. Muskie and Edward M. Kennedy


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6
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[Duration: 36s ]


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    Economy
        -General impressions


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7
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[Duration: 5m 29s ]


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    George Meany
        -Health
              -President’s concern
        -Jay Lovestone
              -Conversation with Colson
                    -US foreign policy

    Congress
        -William H. Rehnquist
              -Confirmation, December 10, 1971
                   -Javits
                   -William Proxmire
        -James D. Hodgson
              -Emergency strike legislation
                   -Address to Congress
              -Farm Bill
                   -Earl L. Butz

    Kennedy address
        -News summary
        -British House of Commons reaction
        -Chappaquiddick
        -Labour Party
        -Edward R.G. Heath
        -Ireland
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 39s ]


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