Easy NixonContactAbout

Conversation: 022-035

Prev: 022-034 Next: 022-036

Start Date: Tuesday, March 28, 1972 1:05 AM

End Date: Tuesday, March 28, 1972 1:26 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:25:12

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:46:42

022-035.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 27, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 8:05 pm to 8:26 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-035 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-35

Date: March 27, 1972
Time: 8:05 pm - 8:26 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Colson’s schedule

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
           -Media coverage
                -American Broadcasting Company [ABC]
                      -Hugh Scott
                                   30

               NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                           Tape Subject Log
                             (rev. 10/06)



           -Roman L. Hruska
                 -Remarks
                       -Edward M. Kennedy
     -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
     -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
           -Interview with Peter M. Flanigan
                 -Ronald L. Ziegler
                 -The President’s response
                 -Colson’s call to CBS
     -Flanigan
           -Involvement
     -Kennedy
           -Remarks
                 -Dita D. Beard
                       -Health
     -ABC
     -Flanigan interview
           -Ziegler
     -Policy regarding appearances by administration officials
           -Henry A. Kissinger
           -John A. Scali
           -Flanigan
     -Hruska’s press coverage
           -Talk with Colson
           -Appearance
           -ABC
           -Remarks
                 -Democrats
                 -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr.
                 -Kennedy
                 -Gary W. Hart
                 -Birch E. Bayh, Jr.
     -Beard
           -Kennedy
           -Health
                 -Diagnosis
           -Lawyer
           -Kennedy
-White House plan
     -Clark MacGregor
           -Visit with James O. Eastland
     -Richard G. Kleindienst
                                            31

                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                   -Strategy
                   -Television time
              -Press releases

    Albert E. Sindlinger
         -Talk with Colson
         -Poll results
         -Approval of the President
               -Male response
               -Female response


******************************************************************************

BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 3m 18s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

******************************************************************************


    ITT case
         -Kleindienst
              -Confirmation
                    -Opponents
                    -Wallace H. Johnson
                    -Chris Gay [sp?]
         -Kennedy inquiry
              -Witnesses
              -Beard
              -Public response
         -ITT as an issue
              -Impact on election
              -Media coverage
                    -Funds
                    -White House call
                    -Kennedy
                    -CBS
                          -Flanigan
                                        32

                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
                                    (rev. 10/06)



                -NBC
                     -Denver
                -Marlow W. Cook interview
                     -Kennedy
                -ABC
          -Wires
                -Edward J. Gurney
                -Robert J. Dole
                -Hruska
          -Network coverage
                -White House counter measures
                     -Easter
     -Kleindienst confirmation
          -Remarks to Senate Committee
          -Talk with White House
                -MacGregor
                     -Eastland
          -Timing
          -Eastland
                -Committee hearings
                     -Filibuster
                     -Media coverage
          -Talk with the President
          -Talk with John N. Mitchell
     -Mitchell
          -Talk with Colson
                -Democrats

Democrats
    -Major issues
          -Food prices
               -Connally

ITT case
     -Kleindienst confirmation
          -Results of publicity
          -Public response
          -MacGregor
                                            33

                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



     Economy
         -Unemployment insurance claims
             -Decline
             -Herbert Stein

     ITT case
          -Breaks for administration
          -Resolution
          -Senate hearing
               -Public response
               -Media coverage
          -Flanigan interview
               -Substance
                     -Thomas F. Eagleton
          -Senate hearings
               -Kennedy