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Start Date: 25-Dec-1971 9:39 AM

End Date: 25-Dec-1971 9:43 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Volpe, John A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:38:50

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:43:52


NARA Description:

On December 25, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John A. Volpe talked on the telephone from 9:39 am to 9:43 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-062 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-62

Date: December 25, 1971
Time: 9:39 am - 9:43 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John A. Volpe.

     Christmas greetings

     Volpe's location

     Volpe’s family

             -Giovanni Leone
                    -Midnight mass
                           -Apostolic delegation
                    -Italian Ambassador
                           -Discussion with Volpe
                           -Compared to Giuseppe Saragat
                           -Emilio Colombo
             -US Ambassador to Italy, Graham A. Martin
                    -Mariano Rumor
                           -Praise for Martin
                                 -Support for President
             -Italian Ambassadorship for Volpe
                    -Value of Volpe in the US
                           -John N. Mitchell
             -Martin's value


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

          -Confidence of Italian leaders

     Christmas greetings

     Football games

     Volpe’s health

     Volpe’s grandchildren