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Start Date: Wednesday, April 26, 1972 6:45 PM

End Date: Wednesday, April 26, 1972 7:07 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorColson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

023-081.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 26, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 1:45 pm to 2:07 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-081 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 23-81

Date: April 26, 1972
Time: 1:45-2:07 pm
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Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator at 1:45 pm.

[See also Conversation No. 333-16]

     Request for a call to Thomas H. Moorer

     Status of the President's call to Charles W. Colson

The President talked with Colson between 1:45 and 2:07 pm.


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
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[Duration: 5m 58s ]


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     John Cardinal Krol
          -Support for the President
               -Criticism
                     -Theodore S. Hesburgh
                     -Church liberals
          -Note from the President
          -Meeting with the President
               -The President's visit to Poland
          -Note from the President


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 4m 33s ]
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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    Vietnam
         -The President's conversation with H. R. Haldeman
         -Public relations efforts
              -Telephone calls to networks
         -The Vice President
              -Speech
                     -Maine
                     -Material
                           -Patrick J. Buchanan's memo
         -Barry M. Goldwater
              -Speech
                     -Robert J. Dole
                     -Distribution
                           -Friendly press
         -Democrats
              -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh letter
              -Link with communists
                     -The Vice President's speech
                     -Congressional statements
                     -Columnists
                           -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak
                           -Popular support for the President
                                 -Sindlinger poll
         -George H. Gallup poll
              -Support for bombing
                     -Lyndon B. Johnson
         -Sindlinger poll
              -Media attention
              -Reputation
                     -Press conference
              -Press coverage
                     -Kenneth W. Clawson
                     -Public support
         -Press
              -Henry A. Kissinger's trip
                     -Secrecy
                           -Press coverage
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                                -Networks
                                -Written press
                           -Public support
                           -John D. Ehrlichman's concern
                           -Public indifference

     Public relations image
          -Credibility issue
                 -Foreign policy
                 -Busing
                 -Kissinger's trip to Moscow
                       -Secrecy
                             -Reporters
          -Networks
                 -Attacks
                       -Richard M. Scaife
                 -The President's broadcast
                       -Attacks
                 -Dan Rather
                       -Impact of attacks
                 -Phone calls
                 -Local stations
                       -Importance
                       -Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Cleveland,
                             Philadelphia
                       -Phone calls
                             -Protests
                       -Colson's project
                             -Scaife