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Conversation: 024-045

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Start Date: Tuesday, May 9, 1972 3:35 PM

End Date: Tuesday, May 9, 1972 3:39 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Mitchell, John N.Butterfield, Alexander P.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:58:53

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:04:11

024-045.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 9, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, John N. Mitchell, and Alexander P. Butterfield talked on the telephone from 11:35 am to 11:39 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 024-045 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 24-45

Date: May 9, 1972
Time: 11:35 am - 11:39 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John N. Mitchell.

[See also Conversation No. 338-17A]

     Vietnam
          -The President's speech
               -Mitchell’s view
               -Preparation
               -Briefing of Senators
               -Presentation
               -Content
               -Public response
                     -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo's report
                           -Amount of support
                     -Democrats
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
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                         -Position
                    -Telegrams and telephone calls
                         -Charles W. Colson
                         -Backlog
                    -Public support
         -Blockade
              -Soviet Summit
                   -Possible cancellation
                   -The President's stance
              -The President's speech
                   -Public support
              -Impact
                   -Psychological impact
                   -Forthcoming 1972 election
                   -Bombing of Hanoi
                         -The President’s view
              -Peace offers
                   -Prisoners of war [POWs]
                   -Ceasefire
                   -Frank F. Church
                         -Response to speech

    1972 Republican nomination
         -James L. Buckley
         -John N. Ashbrook
              -Withdrawal
         -Ronald W. Reagan
              -Request for a call to Ashbrook
         -Ashbrook's candidacy
         -Reagan
              -Trip to Europe
                    -Purposes


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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
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The President conferred with Alexander P. Butterfield at 11:37 am.

[See Conversation No. 338-17]

[End of conferral]


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