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Start Date: Saturday, December 11, 1971 1:16 AM

End Date: Saturday, December 11, 1971 1:26 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:31:16

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:41:08

016-097.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 10, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 8:16 pm to 8:26 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 016-097 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 16-97

Date: December 10, 1971
Time: 8:16 pm - 8:26 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



Weekly Summary
    -William H. Rehnquist Confirmation
    -Senate veto [Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1971]
    -Tax Bill
    -Stock Market
          -Wire service reports
               -Investment psychology

Rehnquist confirmation
    -Vote
          -Edward W. Brooke
          -Jacob K. Javits
          -Clifford P. Case
          -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.
          -President’s strength
                -News stories

Retail sales
     -October
     -Annual growth rate
     -Inflation
     -Christmas indicators
            -Harold C. Passer

Weekly Summary
    -Stock Market
    -Rehnquist
    -Taxes
    -Day care
    -Congressional recess

Tax bill
     -Congressional Democrats
         -Repeal
               -Section 315
         -Check-off
               -Forthcoming campaign
                     -Television time

Spiro T. Agnew
     -Conservatives
     -Breakfast meeting
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



               -William F. Buckley, Jr. and William A. Rusher
                     -Defense budget
          -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger

     Defense Budget
          -Left wing opposition
                -Meeting
                      -Patrick J. Buchanan
          -Henry A. Kissinger
                -Knowledge
          -Opposition in Senate
                -President’s veto of Day Care Bill, December 9, 1971
          -Media opposition
                -Network
                -Columnists
                      -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr.
          -Public opinion

     Campaign
         -Edmund S. Muskie
              -Planned news events for January 4, 1972
         -Frank F. Fitzsimmons
              -John N. Mitchell
                    -Fitzsimmons’ mood
              -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa

     Agnew
         -President's support