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Conversation: 031-075

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Start Date: 16-Oct-1972 5:04 PM

End Date: 16-Oct-1972 5:08 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Hearst, William R.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On October 16, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William R. Hearst talked on the telephone from 5:04 pm to 5:08 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 031-075 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 31-75

Date: October 16, 1972
Time: 5:04 pm - 5:08 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William R. Hearst.

[See Conversation No. 800-2A]

        1972 campaign
            -Support for the President from Hearst's newspapers
                -Foreign policy issues
                -Lead editorials

        Lyndon B. Johnson
           -Hearst's visit to the Johnson ranch
           -Hearst's writing
               -Perspective on the presidency
               -International affairs

        1972 campaign
            -John B. Connally's forthcoming broadcast on foreign
                 -Democrats for Nixon

            -View of the President
            -Perspective on the presidency
                -George S. McGovern
                -Hearst's column on visit to Johnson ranch
                -Vietnam War
                     -Use of bombing during Johnson's administration
                     -The President's policies


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Oct-06)

                     -J. William Fulbright, McGovern's actions
                          -Effect on length of war

        Prisoners of war [POW] wives

        Expression of regards to Mrs. William R. Hearst and
        Richard E. Berlin