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Start Date: Tuesday, January 11, 1972 5:29 PM

End Date: Tuesday, January 11, 1972 5:35 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:47:30

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:53:04

018-064.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 11, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 12:29 pm to 12:35 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 018-064 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 18-64

Date: January 11, 1972
Time: 12:29 pm - 12:35 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 312-21A]

     Colson's health

     Trip to Camp David
           -State of the Union speech

     Colson’s schedule

     Louis P. Harris poll on issues
          -December 1971 bombing of North Vietnam
          -India-Pakistan War
          -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie

     Douglas L. Hallett's memorandum
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



          -Administration weaknesses
                -Compared to opponents
          -Presidential approval polls
                -Rise in approval from Spring 1971
                      -Laos
          -George H. Gallup poll

     Patrick J. Buchanan
           -Research on Democrat candidates
           -Conversation with Colson
                 -Harris poll
                 -Muskie
                      -Positive publicity
                            -Compared to the Administration
                      -Primaries
                            -Possible problems

     Hallett's memorandum
          -Contents
                -Criticism
                      -Objectivity
                -Speechwriters
                      -Nathan Glazer, Daniel J. Boorstin
          -Muskie
                -Suburbs
          -The President's strengths
                -George Meany

     Colson's health
          -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

     The President’s schedule