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Conversation: 025-002

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Start Date: Friday, June 2, 1972 3:17 AM

End Date: Friday, June 2, 1972 3:30 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:00:39

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:13:35

025-002.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 1, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 11:17 pm to 11:30 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 025-002 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 25-2

Date: June 1, 1972
Time: 11:17 pm - 11:30 pm
Location: White House Telephone

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

     President's trip to Soviet Union
          -Reaction to President's previous speech to Congress
                 -Benefits
                        -The President’s view
                        -Haldeman’s view
                 -Frank E. Fitzsimmon's report
                 -Charles W. Colson
                 -Congressional responses
                        -John H. Buchanan, Jr.
                        -William S. Conover, II
          -Reception for President on Capitol Hill
                 -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
          -President's previous speech to Congress
                 -Content
                 -Congressional reaction
                        -Frederick D. Schwengel
                        -Samuel L. Devine
                 -Newspaper reaction
                        -Frank H. Crane
                              -Indianapolis Star
                        -Everett D. Collier
                              -Houston Chronicle
                        -Lloyd Barger
                                          2

                 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. Jan-02)             Conv. No. 25-2 (cont.)

                       -New York Daily News
                 -Jack B. Krueger
                       -Dallas Morning News
                 -Clayton Kirkpatrick
                 -President's appearance
                       -Commentary
                 -Donald C. Shoemaker
                       -Miami Herald
                 -President's appearance
                       -Public reaction
     -Reaction to President's speech
           -Ray Snowden
                 -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] in Illinois
                 -Attitude toward Soviet Union
     -Fred Thompson
           -American Association of Retired Persons [AARP]
     -Tommy Thomas
           -Mrs. Nixon's speech
     -John A. Volpe
           -Vietnam
     -Chuck Ross
           -Hubert H. Humphrey
           -George S. McGovern
     -Clark Reed
-Timing of speech
-Haldeman's evaluation
     -President's appearance
     -Press reaction
-Reactions to President's speech
     -Wire services reports
           -Associated Press [AP]
-Need for speechwriters
     -William L. Safire

Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT]
      -Senate ratification
      -Submission date
           -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
      -Democratic Convention
           -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
           -Michael J. Mansfield

President's trip to Soviet Union
                                              3

                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jan-02)      Conv. No. 25-2 (cont.)

          -Reception on Capitol Hill
                 -The President’s view
     President's schedule
          -Florida
                 -Haldeman's trip
          -Forthcoming meeting with John D. Ehrlichman
          -Workload