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Conversation: 022-031

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Start Date: Monday, March 27, 1972 6:05 PM

End Date: Monday, March 27, 1972 6:09 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorColson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:07:11

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:12:12

022-031.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 27, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 1:05 pm to 1:09 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-031 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-31

Date: March 27, 1972
Time: 1:05 pm - 1:09 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

[See Conversation No. 328-7]

     Request for call to Colson

The President talked with Colson between 1:05 pm and 1:09 pm.

[See Conversation No. 328-7]
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                               Tape Subject Log
                                 (rev. 10/06)



Colson’s location
     -Capitol Hill

International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
      -Meeting with Hugh Scott
           -Briefing of Scott and Roman L. Hruska
                 -Press conference
                 -Democrats
      -Hearings
           -Schedule
      -Colson, Clark MacGregor, Wallace H. Johnson
           -Hruska
           -Scott

Colson’s schedule

The President’s schedule
     -Forthcoming diplomatic credentials ceremony
     -Return call to Colson

ITT case
     -William R. Merriam affidavit
           -White House call
                -Denial of call
                -Dita D. Beard
                      -Convention arrangements
     -White House involvement
           -Beard memorandum
           -Media coverage
                -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
     -Edward M. Kennedy
           -Media coverage
           -Hruska
                -Press conference
                      -Kennedy’s questioning of Beard
           -Media coverage
                -New York Times
                      -Graham [first name unknown] story
           -Washington Post
                -Sanford J. Unger story
     -White House call
           -Denial
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



          -White House strategy
               -Hruska
          -James O. Eastland
               -Conversation with Robert C. Mardian
                    -Richard G. Kleindienst
                          -Confirmation