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Conversation: 018-100

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Start Date: Tuesday, January 18, 1972 3:55 PM

End Date: Tuesday, January 18, 1972 3:58 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Safire, William L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:53:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:56:49

018-100.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 18, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William L. Safire talked on the telephone from 10:55 am to 10:58 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 018-100 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 18-100

Date: January 18, 1972
Time: 10:55 am - 10:58 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William L. Safire.

[See Conversation No. 650-6B]

     Typing of draft
          -Rose Mary Woods
          -Henry A. Kissinger

     Draft for the President
           -Timing for submission
           -The President's schedule
                 -Arthur F. Burns
                 -Dock strike
                 -Executive Office Building [EOB]
                 -Safire’s forthcoming meeting with the President
                 -State of the Union speech
                       -Raymond K. Price, Jr.

     Safire's draft
           -Substance
                 -The President’s outline
                 -Kissinger
                 -Theme
                       -Credibility
           -Points of speech
                 -Secrecy of negotiations
                       -Seven Points
                       -Deadline
                       -Prisoners of war [POWs]
           -Delivery to the President
                 -EOB
                       -Zosimo T. Monzon