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Conversation: 023-008

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Start Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 8:48 PM

End Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 8:59 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

023-008.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 3:48 pm to 3:59 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-008 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 23-8


Date: April 17, 1972
Time: 3:48-3:59 pm
Location: White House Telephone

H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President.

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
           -Relations with Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
                 -Implementation of plan
                       -Peter M. Flanigan letter to committee chairman
           -Jack Gleason
                 -Testimony
           -Flanigan testimony
                 -Avoidance of Gleason testimony
                       -Written interrogatories
           -Gleason
                 -Subpoena
                 -Edward M. Kennedy
                 -Testimony
                       -Timing
                       -Executive session
                             -Kennedy and John V. Tunney
           -Flanigan
                 -Letter concerning testimony
                       -Executive privilege
           -Ervin press conference
                 -Richard J. Ramsden testimony
                 -Flanigan testimony
                       -Focus of attention
                             -William E. Timmons and John D. Ehrlichman
                 -White House witnesses
                 -Richard G. Kleindienst hearings
                       -Robert C. Byrd motion
                 -Clark MacGregor
                 -Avoidance of conflict with the President
                 -Change of position
                       -Motives
                             -Relationship with Paul J. Fannin
           -Gleason testimony
                                    7

                 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                            Tape Subject Log
                               (rev. 1/13)



     -Maneuvering
           -Roman L. Hruska
                 -Contributions
     -Lawyer
           -Meeting with John W. Dean III
-Republican senators
-Democrats
     -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. and Tunney
     -Quentin N. Burdick
-Gleason
     -Lawyer
           -Support for administration
           -Objections to questions
-Flanigan
     -Letter to chairman
-Fannin
     -Meeting with Ervin and MacGregor
-Tunney
     -Objections to limitations on Flanigan testimony
           -Weakness of position
                 -Ervin and Byrd
                 -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.
-Republicans
     -Filibuster
-Witnesses
     -Edwin Reinecke
     -Edgar Gillenwaters
     -Harry D. Steward
           -Scheduling
     -Gleason
           -John N. Mitchell
           -Delays
           -Scheduling
                 -Determination
           -Departure from Washington
     -Flanigan
           -Testimony
                 -Length
     -Hearings
           -Motion to close
                 -Kennedy
                 -Failure
                                              8

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 1/13)



                                -Ervin

     Vietnam
          -Unknown project
              -Charles W. Colson
              -MacGregor
                   -Other projects
              -Haldeman's meeting with the President
              -Colson