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Start Date: Friday, March 31, 1972 12:33 AM

End Date: Friday, March 31, 1972 12:45 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:19:01

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:30:34

022-060.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 30, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 7:33 pm to 7:45 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-060 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-60

Date: March 30, 1972
Time: 7:33 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

     Colson’s schedule

     Stock market
          -Decline
          -Rise
          -Colson’s previous talk with Donald T. Regan
                -Colson memorandum
                     -The President’s reading file
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
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           -Regan’s views

Economy
    -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.’s report
         -Economic indicators
         -Daniel L. Schorr
    -Economic indicators
         -Rise
    -Herbert Stein
         -Talk with Cronkite
         -Talk with John W. Chancellor
         -The President’s meeting with Cronkite
    -Retail sales
         -Colson memorandum

International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
      -Administration strategy
      -Washington Star column

Economy
    -Retail sales
         -Recent figures
                -Increases
                      -Durable and non-durable goods
    -Colson contacts in New York City
         -Ichiro Nakayama
                -Position
                -Article on government statistics
                      -Mild winter
                            -Effect on clothing and utilities market
                      -Spring increases
    -Retail sales
         -Increases
         -Colson’s talk with Stein
                -Government statistics
                      -Stein’s views
    -Unemployment
         -Decline
    -Stock market
         -Rise
         -Interpretation
                -Regan’s views
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



                          -Month-to-month figures compared to day-to-day figures
                          -New York Times
                          -Dow Jones
                                -International Business Machines [IBM] listing
                    -Health of market
         -David E. Bradshaw
              -Talk with Colson
                    -ITT
                    -Illinois
                          -Economy
                    -Travels
                          -California and Florida
                          -Mobile homes
                    -Public response
                          -Housewives
                                -Albert E. Sindlinger
         -John B. Connally’s remarks
              -Colson follow-up
         -White House strategy
              -Letter from the President
              -Colson’s call to Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis


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    Colson’s schedule
         -Patricia Colson