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Start Date: 14-Mar-1972 2:55 PM

End Date: 14-Mar-1972 3:15 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:25:43

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:45:33




NARA Description:

On March 14, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William L. Safire talked on the telephone from 2:55 pm to 3:15 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 021-066 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 21-66

Date: March 14, 1972
Time: 2:55 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William L. Safire.

[See Conversation No. 685-12]

     Busing speech, March 16, 1972
               -Message to Congress [March 17, 1972]
               -Appeal to television audience
                     -Effect on children
                          -Brown versus Board of Education
                                -Elliot Richardson
                                -Leonard Garment
                          -White and black neighborhoods
                                -Parents concern


                          Tape Subject Log
                            (rev. 10/06)

-Message to Congress
-Segregation and desegregation
      -George C. Wallace
-Constitutional amendment
-Court decisions
-Focus of speech
            -Florida primary
      -Dual school system
-Inferior education
      -Brown versus Board of Education
            -Improvement of education
-Need for action
      -Constitutional amendment
            -Length of process
      -Equal Opportunity Education Act
      -Implementation by federal agencies
                  -Justice Department
                  -Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]
      -Negro rights
      -Administration record
-Title One
-Need for support
      -Howard H. Baker, Jr.
      -William E. Brock, III
      -Robert P. Griffin
-Message to Congress
-Constitutional rights of US citizens
-Issue described

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

          -Average citizen
                -Explanation of term
          -Instructions to Safire
                -Deadline for draft
                -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
                -John D. Ehrlichman