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Conversation: 021-006

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Start Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1972 12:36 AM

End Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1972 1:02 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:03:16

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:28:47

021-006.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 6, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 7:36 pm to 8:02 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 021-006 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 21-6

Date: March 6, 1972
Time: 7:36 pm - 8:02 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT]
           -Baltimore Sun
                 -Charles Corddry article
           -Richard G. Kleindienst
           -John N. Mitchell
           -Political contribution
           -Convention site
                 -Robert C. Wilson
           -Mitchell
                 -Colson’s work
           -Internal memos
           -Henry A. Kissinger
                 -Anderson papers
                       -India-Pakistan
           -Jack N. Anderson
                 -Dita D. Beard
                       -Memorandum
                             -Mitchell
           -Issues
                 -President’s trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip
                       -Democrats
                       -Media
                             -Washington Post
                             -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
                             -The President’s view

     President’s trip to PRC
          -Louis Harris memorandum
                -The President’s view
                       -Personal image
                            -PRC
                                  -Taiwan, Republic of China
                                  -Vietnam
                            -Nikita S. Khrushchev
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)



                               -Dwight D. Eisenhower
                          -Harris memorandum
         -The President’s handling
         -Democrats
         -John F. Becker poll
              -Approval of the President
                    -New Hampshire


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    Economy
        -Stock market
             -All-time high
                   -1968
             -Current value of index
                   -Compared to 1971
             -New York Times
             -Colson’s previous conversation with the First National Bank of Boston
                   -Market
                        -Public nature
                   -Economic figures
                        -Optimism
             -Colson’s previous conversation with William H. Donaldson
                   -New York
                   -Volume of trading
                        -Institutions
                        -Public market
             -Stock brokers
             -Colson’s proposed conversation with Donald T. Regan
        -Herbert Stein
             -Figures on plants and equipment
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                       -Manufactured goods
                       -Durable goods
                -The President’s view
                       -Paul W. McCracken compared to Stein
                -Meeting
                -Memorandum
           -Retail sales
                -Colson’s view
           -Albert E. Sindlinger
                -Cost of Living Council [COLC]
                -Proposed meeting with the President
                -Forthcoming State Dinner for Nihat Erim of Turkey
                -John B. Connally
                -Poll results
                       -Trading in market
                       -PRC
                             -Public recognition


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
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[Duration: 11m 59s ]


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