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Conversation: 022-149

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Start Date: Sunday, April 16, 1972 3:55 PM

End Date: Sunday, April 16, 1972 7:25 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 05:41:39

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:47:31

022-149.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 16, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 10:55 am and 2:25 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-149 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-149

Date: April 16, 1972
Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 2:25 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)




Apollo 16
     -Lift off
           -Television coverage
     -Haldeman’s talk with John N. Mitchell

The President’s possible trip to Camp David
     -Weather
     -Delay
     -Postponement

Richard G. Kleindienst nomination
     -Mitchell strategy
           -Peter M. Flanigan testimony
                 -Paul J. Fannin
                       -Deal with Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
                       -Robert C. Byrd
                             -Michael J. Mansfield
     -Jack Gleason testimony
           -Delay
           -Harry D. Steward testimony
           -James O. Eastland’s return
           -Steward
                 -San Diego
           -Ervin’s approval
                 -Filibuster
           -Byrd’s approval
     -Chances
           -Mitchell’s view
                 -Flanigan testimony
                 -Gleason testimony
                       -Gleason’s attorney
                       -Taking the 5th amendment
                       -Rules of germaneness
                             -Eastland’s presence
           -Ervin’s approval
                 -Fannin’s offer
                       -Charles W. Colson and Clark MacGregor plan
                             -Talk with Haldeman
     -Flanigan testimony
           -Publicity
                 -Ervin’s response
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                           -Acceptance
          -Confirmation
               -Chances
                    -Mitchell’s understanding
                    -Ervin acceptance of offer
                    -In committee and on the floor
                          -Filibuster
               -Vote in Committee
                    -Ervin disruption
                    -Flanigan testimony
                    -Fannin
                          -Talk with Ervin
                                -White House authority
                                -Contacts with Mitchell
                                      -Haldeman’s talk with Mitchell
                                           -Colson and MacGregor
               -Delays