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Start Date: Wednesday, November 8, 1972 6:31 AM

End Date: Wednesday, November 8, 1972 6:35 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Humphrey, Hubert H.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

033-062.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 8, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Hubert H. Humphrey talked on the telephone from 1:31 am to 1:35 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-062 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 33-62

Date: November 8, 1972
Time: 1:31 am - 1:35 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Hubert H. Humphrey.

[See Conversation No. 388-4J]

       Greetings


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[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

       1972 election
            -The President's victory
                   -Congratulations
                   -Humphrey's manner
                   -Comparison with 1968 election
                        -Vietnam
                              -George S. McGovern
            -Vietnam settlement
                   -November 4-7, 1972
                        -Humphrey’s recent conversation with Henry A. Kissinger
                              -1969
                        -Public statements
                        -Near future
            -McGovern
                   -Humphrey's support
                        -McGovern's tactics
                        -Necessity
                                     - 70 -

                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. June-07)

                                                          Conversation No. 33-62 (cont’d)

                       -Blame
     -Unity

Humphrey's health

Hubert H. Humphrey, III
     -Election to Minnesota state senate
           -Opposition

Humphrey's location
    -Minnesota

1972 election
     -Minnesota
            -City votes
            -The President's chances
            -The President's margin
            -Democratic strength
                  -1960 election
            -The President's chances
                  -Margin of votes
     -The President's recent television [TV] appearance
            -Nixon
            -Crowds
     -Letter from the President
            -Muriel F. (“Buck”) Humphrey
     -Next term
            -Humphrey's support
                  -Kissinger

Humphrey's future
    -Winston Churchill and Benjamin Disraeli
          -Ages at assumption of power
                -Peter De Mendelssohn, [The Age of Churchill]
                      -The President’s reading
                            -California
    -Humphrey's age
          -[Harold Stassen]
                                            - 71 -

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                              Conversation No. 33-62 (cont’d)

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