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Conversation: 017-158

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Start Date: Monday, January 3, 1972 4:23 AM

End Date: Monday, January 3, 1972 4:28 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose Mary

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 06:05:50

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 06:11:17

017-158.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 2, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Rose Mary Woods talked on the telephone from 11:23 pm to 11:28 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-158 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-158

Date: January 2, 1972
Time: 11:23 pm - 11:28 pm
Location: White House Telephone
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The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.

     Calls Woods took in regard to President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd
           -William P. Rogers and Donald H. Rumsfeld
                 -Praise for the President

     Woods's location

     Calls Woods took in regard to President's interview with Rather, January 2nd
           -Rogers's views
                -President’s style and ability
                -Rather's questions
                      -Rather
                -Louis Harris poll
                      -President’s style and ability
                -Rumsfeld's views
                      -Praise for the President
                      -Rather
                      -Edward M. Kennedy
                      -William F. Buckley, Jr.
                            -John F. Kennedy
                      -Watched with friends of Rather
                            -Rather
                                  -President’s style and ability

     President's interview with Rather, January 2nd
          -Rather's questions
          -Rather
          -Rather's questions
          -Praise for the President from Woods
          -Public reaction
          -Woods's reaction
                 -Amnesty
                 -Spiro T. Agnew
                 -Amnesty
                       -Prisoner of War [POWs]
                             -President’s answers to Rather’s questions
                             -Woods’ view

     Call from Rogers and Rumsfeld
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)