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Conversation: 018-076

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Start Date: Thursday, January 13, 1972 2:26 AM

End Date: Thursday, January 13, 1972 2:42 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Connally, John B.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:30:22

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:46:01

018-076.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 12, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 9:26 pm to 9:42 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 018-076 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 18-76

Date: January 12, 1972
Time: 9:26 pm - 9:42 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John B. Connally.

     Dr. W. Kenneth Riland
          -Connally
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                                  Tape Subject Log
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     -Qualities
     -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally
     -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

William D. Eberle
     -Japanese
           -Tuna
     -[Unintelligible]
           -Connally’s instructions
     -Trip to London
     -Japanese


Herbert Stein
     -Political judgment
     -Speech
           -Decontrol
                  -Discussion
     -Cabinet committee meeting
           -Inflation
           -Labor opposition
           -George P. Shultz, Donald H. Rumsfeld, Nathaniel Samuels
           -Legislative strategy
                  -Oil import controls
                  -Construction trades
                  -Trade council
                  -Davis-Bacon Act
           -Connally’s conversation with Shultz
                  -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA]
                        -Competitiveness of US products
     -Arthur F. Burns
           -Talks with Connally
                  -Labor
     -Possible talk with the President
     -Shultz
           -Agreement with Connally

Economy
    -Controls

The President’s schedule
     -State of the Union speech
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)



          -Stein, Connally, Quadriad

     Connally's conversation with Louis P. Harris
         -Public confidence in Administration
                -Bombing
                -Economic issues

     Government service for youth
         -Possible duration
         -Unemployment
               -Democrats
         -Alternatives
               -Environment
               -Local, state, federal government civilian service
               -Police
         -Social and political benefits of program of national service

     Budget
         -Deficits
         -Burns's views on money supply
         -Tax cuts