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Start Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 9:41 PM

End Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 9:55 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rumsfeld, Donald H.Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rumsfeld, Donald H.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:10:56

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:24:15

017-024.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Donald H. Rumsfeld talked on the telephone from 4:41 pm to 4:55 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-024 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-24

Date: December 24, 1971
Time: 4:41 pm - 4:55 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Donald H. Rumsfeld.

              Rumsfeld's press conference


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1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


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     Henry A. Kissinger
         -Concerned with world events
         -India-Pakistan War
         -US responsibility
         -West Pakistan
         -Public interest

     Vietnam

     Israel

     Indians

     Pakistanis
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                 Tape Subject Log
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President's schedule
     -Meetings
     -Rumsfeld's talk with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
     -US economy
            -President's leadership
     -President to do program with Dan Rather for Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
            -Rather
                  -Style
            -Walter L. Cronkite and [Arnold] Eric Sevareid
            -Questions
                  -Credibility
     -President's trips
            -Timing
     -State of the Union
     -Vietnam announcement
     -President's meeting with Eisaku Sato
     -Economy
     -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip

US economy
     -Christmas retail sales
           -In US
           -In Southern California
                 -Robert H. Finch
                 -Increases over last year
                       -Amount
           -Public confidence
     -Wage and price controls
           -Percentage
     -Lifting controls
     -Rents
           -Thomas B. Curtis
                 -Recommendations
           -January and February
           -De-control
                 -Luxury apartments
                 -Vacancies
                       -Percentage
                       -Los Angeles, California
                       -Florida
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)



                      -Competition
                      -Press
                            -Secondary story
                      -President's trip to PRC


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 5m 52s ]


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     Football games

     "Brian's Song" movie
          -Chicago Bears
                -Brian Piccolo
                -Gale E. Sayers
          -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] movie
          -White House, December 23
                -Rumsfeld family invited
          -Race relations