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Start Date: 16-Oct-1972 5:59 PM
End Date: 16-Oct-1972 6:08 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Agnew, Spiro T. (Vice President);
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On October 16, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew talked on the telephone from 5:59 pm to 6:08 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 031-081 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 31-81 Date: October 16, 1972 Time: 5:59 pm - 6:08 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew. [See Conversation No. 800-5C] 49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) Agnew's schedule -Revenue sharing signing ceremony in Philadelphia -Chicago trip -Location -Sequence of events 1972 campaign -Opponents -The President’s view -Focus on issues -Foreign policy and national defense -George S. McGovern -Principal issues -The economy -Foreign policy -Vietnam -National defense -Domestic issues -Revenue sharing -Welfare -Busing -Administration record on minorities and the environment -Welfare -Administration record -McGovern's plans -Credibility issue -R. Sargent Shriver -The President’s view -Agnew's anecdote -Public response -Agnew -The President's Atlanta trip -The President's appearance with prisoners of war [POW] wives -Amnesty issue -McGovern Agnew’s schedule -Agnew’s attendance at the Alfred E. Smith dinner, October 2, 1972 -Terrance Cardinal Cooke -The President’s personal greetings -The President’s attendance in 1973 50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) -Suggestions for Agnew -Composition of the audience -National defense issue -Excerpt from Agnew's speech draft -Charges against persons in politics -Smith -Henry Klein