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Conversation: 017-156

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Start Date: Monday, January 3, 1972 4:13 AM

End Date: Monday, January 3, 1972 4:22 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 05:56:43

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 06:05:43

017-156.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 2, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 11:13 pm to 11:22 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-156 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-156

Date: January 2, 1972
Time: 11:13 pm - 11:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

     The President's interview with Dan Rather
          -Responses
               -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger
                      -Spiro T. Agnew
                            -President’s style and ability
               -Brady F. Black
                      -Prisoners of War [POWs]
                      -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                                          122

                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)



             -Keith Wilson
                   -Omaha World Herald
                   -Agnew question
             -Rather’s interview style
                   -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
                   -Tricia Nixon Cox
                   -Rose Mary Woods
             -Leslie C. (“Les”) Arends
                   -Praise for the President
             -Gordon L. Allott
                   -Farm issue
                         -Agnew
             -Robert P. Griffin
             -Martin S. Hayden
                   -Statements on amnesty and POWs
             -Reginald Murphy
                   -Agnew
             -Businessmen
                   -Balance of issues
                         -The economy compared to Vietnam
                         -Agnew, POWs, Taiwan and the Moscow summit
                         -Congress
             -Louis Harris
                   -Rather
                         -Old poll results
                               -Praise for the President when “challenged”


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[Duration 1m 11s ]


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        -Questions
                                             123

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



               -Number
               -Economy
               -Politics
               -The President's candidacy
                      -Future announcement
               -Politics
               -PRC and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                      -Clarity of the President’s points
          -Rather
               -Charles W. Colson
                      -Letters
                      -Wires
               -Haldeman's call to W. Richard Howard
               -Harris
                      -Quote of poll
          -Future of interviews
          -Haldeman's call to William P. Rogers
               -Haldeman's call to the President