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Conversation: 023-035

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Start Date: Wednesday, April 19, 1972 7:11 PM

End Date: Wednesday, April 19, 1972 7:16 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

023-035.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 19, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 2:11 pm to 2:16 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-035 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 23-35
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 1/13)




Date: April 19, 1972
Time: 2:11-2:16 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

[See also Conversation No. 331-30]

     The President's meeting with Jerry V. Wilson
          -Review of briefing

     Ziegler's schedule
          -Gerald L. Warren

     Vietnam
          -Bombing
              -Statement of Ivy League presidents
                    -William J. McGill of Columbia University
                          -Warren
                    -Statement of condemnation of US bombing of North Vietnam
                          -Administration response
                    -North Vietnamese invasion
                          -Statement of college presidents
                          -Press
                    -Administration's statement
                          -William P. Rogers
                          -Melvin R. Laird
                          -Warren
                          -Ziegler briefing
                                -Recent news
                                      -John D. Ehrlichman
                                -Timing

     News reports
         -Pandas
         -Catholics
         -Table tennis team
               -News value

     Vietnam
          -Show of confidence
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 1/13)



           -Ivy League presidents
                 -Objections to bombing
                 -Counterattack
                      -Charles W. Colson
                      -The Vice President
                      -Administration comments
                            -Possible response
                 -John A. Scali