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Conversation: 021-066

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Start Date: Tuesday, March 14, 1972 7:55 PM

End Date: Tuesday, March 14, 1972 8:15 PM

Participants:

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

021a.mp3

021b_i.mp3

021c.mp3

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
          -Length
          -Content
               -Message to Congress [March 17, 1972]
               -Majority
               -Prejudice
               -Desegregation
               -Appeal to television audience
                     -Effect on children
                          -Example
                          -Brown versus Board of Education
                                -Elliot Richardson
                                -Leonard Garment
                          -White and black neighborhoods
                                -Parents concern
                                  44

               NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                          Tape Subject Log
                            (rev. 10/06)



-Message to Congress
-Moratorium
-Segregation and desegregation
      -George C. Wallace
-Constitutional amendment
-Moratorium
-Liberals
-Court decisions
-Focus of speech
      -Television
            -Florida primary
      -Timing
-Segregation
      -Dual school system
-Inferior education
      -Brown versus Board of Education
            -Desegregation
            -Improvement of education
-Need for action
      -Constitutional amendment
            -Length of process
      -Legislation
      -Moratorium
      -Equal Opportunity Education Act
      -Implementation by federal agencies
            -Lawyers
                  -Justice Department
                  -Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]
-Rhetoric
      -Negro rights
      -Administration record
-Title One
      -California
      -Connecticut
-Need for support
      -Wallace
      -Howard H. Baker, Jr.
      -William E. Brock, III
      -Robert P. Griffin
-Message to Congress
-Constitutional rights of US citizens
-Issue described
                                               45

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



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