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Start Date: Saturday, January 29, 1972 1:35 PM

End Date: Saturday, January 29, 1972 1:50 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Connally, Idanell (Brill) (Nellie)Connally, John B.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

019-159.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 29, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Idanell ("Nellie") (Brill) Connally, and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 8:35 am to 8:50 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 019-159 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 19-159

Date: January 29, 1972
Time: 8:35 am - 8:50 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally.

[See Conversation No. 660-4]

     John B. Connally's health

     Mrs. Connally's health

     Schedule
          -Dinner party
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     Illness
           -The President's conversation with Dr. W. Kenneth Riland and Gen. Walter R. Tkach

The President talked with John Connally.

     Connally's health
         -Connally’s schedule
                -Richmond
         -Doctors

     Illness
           -The President's conversation with Riland
           -Dinner for Dewitt and Lila (Acheson) Wallace, January 28, 1972

     National economy
          -Stock market
                -George Keith Funston
                -The President's conversation with Donald T. Regan
                -Volume
          -Economic indicators
                -Consumer Price Index [CPI], insured unemployment, retail sales
                -Winston S. Churchill
                     -George H. Gallup poll

     Connally’s health

     The President's schedule
          -Marina von N. Whitman

     Whitman
         -The President's conversation with Herbert Stein
              -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA]
              -Price Commission
         -Husband [Robert Whitman]
         -Father, Dr. John von Neumann
              -Atomic Energy Commission
              -Eisenhower administration briefings
         -The President's conversation with Stein
              -Appointment of women to positions
         -Role with administration

     White House dinner for the Wallaces, January 28, 1972
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     -Ray Conniff Singers
          -Carol Feraci’s comment about Vietnam
               -Daniel Ellsberg
               -The Berrigan brothers
               -Eartha Kitt
               -Conniff's comments
               -John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy's comments
               -Unknown person’s comments
                     -Coniff’s action
               -The President's conversation with Manolo Sanchez
                     -Feraci
               -The President’s comment to Coniff and his singers
               -The President's comments about the Marine Band
                     -Audience reaction
               -The President's conversation with Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon
                     -Faraci
               -Audience reaction

The President's schedule
     -Camp David

William F. (“Billy”) and Ruth McC. (Bell) Graham

White House dinner, January 28, 1972
     -Billy Graham
     -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope
     -Norman Vincent Peale

John B. Connally's health

The President's schedule
     -Texas
     -Latin Americans
           -William P. Rogers
           -Texas
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