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Start Date: Wednesday, April 5, 1972 3:00 PM

End Date: Wednesday, April 5, 1972 3:05 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.[Unknown person(s)]

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:16:39

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:24:11

022-084.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 5, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Charles W. Colson, and unknown person(s) talked on the telephone from 10:00 am to 10:05 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-084 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-84

Date: April 5, 1972
Time: 10:00 am - 10:05 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 330-12]

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
           -News summary report
                -Hearings
                      -Republicans
                -United Press International [UPI] dispatch
                      -Wallace H. Johnson

[The President conferred with an unknown person at an unknown time between 10:00 am and
10:05 am.]
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 3s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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[End of conferral]

     ITT case
          -News summary report
               -UPI dispatch
                    -Johnson
                          -Source
                                -Hugh Scott
                                     -Press secretary
                                -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.
                          -Inaccuracies
          -Hearings
               -Roman L. Hruska’s strategy
                    -Vote
               -Democrats’ strategy
                    -Filibuster and walkout
                    -James O. Eastland
                    -Quorum
                          -Edward M. Kennedy and John V. Tunney
                          -Clark MacGregor report
                          -Number
               -Scott
                    -Compromise
               -Timing
               -Michael J. Mansfield
                    -Statements
                          -Reasons
                    -Lloyd M. Bentsen
                    -Talk with Kennedy
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                 -Campaign financing
                 -Public response
     -Democrats
           -George A. Smathers’s role
           -Mansfield
-Press coverage
     -Commentary on the fcase
     -Bill Gill
           -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
           -Talk with John A. Scali
                 -Public response
-Kennedy
     -Perseverance
     -Staff
           -[Forename unknown] Foug [sp?] and [Forename unknown] Epstein
-Hearings
     -Eastland
     -John N. Mitchell
     -Eastland
           -Supporters
                 -Robert C. Byrd
                 -John L. McClellan
                 -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
           -Rules
                 -Proxies
           -Filibuster
                 -Kennedy and Tunney
     -Mansfield comments
     -Tunney
           -Possible talk with Eastland and Mansfield
     -Republicans
           -Scott
                 -Trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                 -Staff
           -Mathias
                 -Supposed statement
           -Defections
                 -Problems
     -Partisanship
     -Robert H. Finch remark
     -Timetable
     -Witnesses
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                     -William R. Merriam
                     -Unknown ITT employee
                     -Susan Lichtman
                           -Press conference
                     -Robert C. Wilson
                           -Johnson’s talk with Colson
                     -Edwin Reinecke
                     -William E. Timmons
                     -Peter M. Flanigan