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Start Date: Wednesday, November 8, 1972 6:12 AM

End Date: Wednesday, November 8, 1972 6:16 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rockefeller, Nelson A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

033-059.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 8, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Nelson A. Rockefeller talked on the telephone from 1:12 am to 1:16 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-059 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 33-59

Date: November 8, 1972
Time: 1:12 am - 1:16 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Nelson A. Rockefeller.

[See conversation No. 388-4E]

       Greetings


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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                          Conversation No. 33-59 (cont’d)

[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

       1972 election results
            -The President's landslide
            -The President’s schedule
                   -Shoreham Hotel
            -New York
                   -Results
                   -Projection
                   -The President's lead
                   -New York City
                   -Jewish vote

       Rockefeller’s Location
            -Home

       1972 election
            -George S. McGovern
                   -Concession statement
                         -Timing
                   -Concession
                         -Networks
            -Massachusetts
                   -The President's loss
            -District of Columbia [DC]
                   -The President's loss
            -Minnesota
            -House of Representatives races
                   -Peter A. Peyser
                         -Defeat of Richard L. Ottinger
                   -Ogden R. Reid
                         -Defeat of Carl A. Vergari
                   -Otis G. Pike
                         -Defeat of Joseph Boyd, Jr.
                   -John G. Dow
                         -Defeat
                   -Republican gains in New York

       The President's schedule
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. June-07)

                                                             Conversation No. 33-59 (cont’d)

            -Trip to Florida
            -Possible meeting with Rockefeller

       Rockefeller’s schedule
            -Vacation
                  -Camp

       1972 election
            -Vietnam
                   -McGovern
                        -Campaigning
                        -Charges
                   -The President’s schedule, November 4, 1972
                        -North Carolina airfield
                   -Henry A. Kissinger
                   -Message from North Vietnam
                        -Negotiations
                              -Lack of conditions
                              -Timing
            -McGovern’s campaign
            -R. Sargent Shriver
            -McGovern
                   -Charges
                        -Tricia Nixon Cox response
                              -New York
                              -Freedom of speech
                        -Family's response
            -The President’s recent statement
                   -Opponents
                        -Generosity
            -Rockefeller's memorandum
                   -Domestic programs
                   -Cross-overs

       Well wishes
            -Margaretta (“Happy”) Rockefeller
            -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

[End segment reviewed under deed of gift]
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                              Conversation No. 33-59 (cont’d)

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