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Conversation: 018-091

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Start Date: Monday, January 17, 1972 7:47 PM

End Date: Monday, January 17, 1972 8:10 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:06:08

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:28:27

018-091.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 2:47 pm to 3:10 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 018-091 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 18-91

Date: January 17, 1972
Time: 2:47 pm - 3:10 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 315-6]
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 40s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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              -Cronkite’s letter to the President about “A Day in the Life of the Presidency”
        -William P. Rogers

    Muskie's interview
        -Compared with the President
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               -Unnamed lawyer
                     -Rather
               -“Meet the Press”


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 2m 6s ]

END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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         -Vulnerability on trust issue
              -Campaign finances
                    -Compared to the President
                          -Maurice H. Stans


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 10s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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    Hugh Scott
        -"Meet the Press"

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    Media
        -Buildup of Democrats
             -Hubert H. Humphrey, Muskie
             -Administration response

    Democrat response to the State of the Union
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         -Telephone format
              -Issues
         -Television time slot


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 7m 18s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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                     -Political orientation
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