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Conversation: 016-080

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Start Date: Friday, December 10, 1971 9:20 PM

End Date: Friday, December 10, 1971 9:27 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Annenberg, Walter H.Connally, John B.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:01:36

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:08:29

016-080.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 10, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Walter H. Annenberg, and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 4:20 pm to 4:27 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 016-080 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 16-80

Date: December 10, 1971
Time: 4:20 pm - 4:27 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Walter H. Annenberg; the conversation begins in progress.

[See Conversation No. 636-8A]

     President's schedule
          -President’s trip to Bermuda, December 20, 1971
                 -Prime Minister [Edward R.G. Heath

     Gift from Annenbergs
           -Star of the President”

     Annenberg's schedule
         -Bermuda
         -California
               -Plane
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                                      Tape Subject Log
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                      -Andrews Air Force Base
                           -Washington, DC

     John B. Connally
          -Greetings

Connally talked with Annenberg for the rest of the conversation.


     "Star of the President"
           -Steuben
                 -Corning, New York

     Praise

     International Monetary situation
           -US position
                -Expansionism
           -European view
           -Great Britain
                      -Surplus in balance of payments
                            -Amount
                            -Analogy to US economy
           -European view
                -Possible deal
                      -President’s options
                      -Georges J.R. Pompidou
                      -Heath
                      -Timing of negotiations
                -Recession and depression
                -US offer


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[National Security]
[Duration: 41s ]

     INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND [IMF]
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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     Christmas greetings
          -Lenore (Cohn) Annenberg
          -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally