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Conversation: 017-020

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Start Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 8:45 PM

End Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 8:58 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:52:38

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:05:41

017-020.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 3:45 pm to 3:58 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-020 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-20

Date: December 24, 1971
Time: 3:45 pm - 3:58 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

     Ralph H. Cake's location

     Call from Charles W. Colson

The President talked with Colson.

     Colson's schedule
          -Staff
          -Christmas

     Media coverage
         -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa
               -Hoffa’s daughter-in-law on the Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
                    program, “60 Minutes”
                    -Dan Rather
                    -Josephine (Poszywak) Hoffa
                    -Compared to the Kennedy’s
         -New York Times
               -Editorial
         -Washington Post
         -Wires
               -Democrats


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         -Hoffa
               -Ability for compassion
         -Mrs. Hoffa
         -National Cancer Act of 1971 signed
         -William P. Rogers press conference
               -Henry A. Kissinger
                     -Possible problems with Rogers
               -Vietnam questions
                     -Praise for Rogers
               -Kissinger
                     -India-Pakistan War
                           -Louis Harris poll
                                 -India-Pakistan War
                                       -Results
         -Longshoreman situation
               -Strike
               -James D. Hodgson

    George Meany health

    Hoffa
         -Wires
              -Leonard Woodcock
              -Teamsters
                   -Money problems
                   -William Loeb
                         -Frank E. Fitzsimmons
                              -Hoffa

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                -Supporters

     India-Pakistan War
           -Henry C. Cashen, II

     The Pentagon Papers

     Meany confrontation

     Christmas wishes


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