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Conversation: 033-106

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Start Date: Sunday, November 19, 1972 2:16 PM

End Date: Sunday, November 19, 1972 2:29 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

033-106.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 19, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 9:16 am to 9:29 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-106 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 33-106

Date: November 19, 1972
Time: Between 9:16 am - 9:29 am
Location: White House Telephone

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

       Haldeman's schedule
            -Trip to Camp David
                  -Departure

       The President's schedule
            -Trip to Camp David
                  -Tricia Nixon Cox
                  -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
            -Trip to Florida
                  -Delay
            -Meetings with Cabinet members
                  -Timing
                           -David M. Kennedy
                           -James D. Hodgson
                           -George Romney
                           -John A. Volpe
                           -Richard G. Kleindienst
                  -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
                         -Charles A. Wright
                  -Announcements
                         -John D. Ehrlichman
                         -William P. Rogers retention
                         -Changes in executive branch
                               -[David] Kenneth Rush
                  -Kleindienst
                  -Announcements
                         -Defense Department
                               -Elliot Richardson
                                     -William P. Clements, Jr.
                                     -Hawks view
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                             Conversation No. 33-106 (cont’d)

                 -Under Secretaries
                      -Camp David
            -Travel
                 -Thanksgiving

       Second term reorganization
            -Leak
                  -The President’s recent conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler
                        -Camp David
            -Washington Star story
                  -Methods
                  -The President's reaction
            -Control of public relations [PR]
                  -Possible editorials
            - Washington Star story
                  -Source
                  -Release
                        -Ehrlichman
                  -Sources of leaks
                        -Roy L. Ash
                        -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
                  -The President's concern
                        -Context
                  -Leaks
                        -Control
                              -Charles W. Colson


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[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

       1972 election
            -Republican candidates
                   -The President's support
                        -Response to John B. Connally’s concern
                              -The President’s recent conversation with Patrick J. Buchanan
                              -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Colson

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

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. June-07)

                                                         Conversation No. 33-106 (cont’d)

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      Colson
           -Possible telephone call from Haldeman
           -Location
                 -Virginia

      Second term reorganization
           -Rogers
           -PR
                 -Ziegler
                 -Gerald L. Warren
                 -Ehrlichman
                       -Responsibilities
                             -Florida
                 -Administration capabilities
                       -Roger’s comment
                             -Colson’s comment
                       -Colson-Herbert Klein operation
                             -Republican National Committee [RNC]
                             -Attacks on critics
                 -Problems
                       -Henry A. Kissinger
                       -Ehrlichman
                 -Responsibilities
                       -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
                             -Writing staff
                       -Ehrlichman
                       -Kissinger
                 -Administration capabilities
                       -Colson
                             -John B. Connally's assessment
           -Colson
                 -Compared to Kissinger
                       -Vietnam
                       -Model cities example
                 -Role after 1972 election
           -New people
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                             Conversation No. 33-106 (cont’d)


       Kissinger
             -[Oriana Fallaci] interview, November 2 and 4, 1972
                   -The President’s recent conversation with Ziegler
                   -Kissinger’s recent conversation with Haldeman
                   -Possible effect
                         -Rogers
                   -References to the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip
                         -Credit for arrangements
                                -Public appeal
                   -References to President
                         -Public compared to private comments
                         -Rogers's reaction
                                -Rogers’s recent conversation with Haldeman
                   -Washington Post
                   -Washington Star
                   -Peter Lisagor
                   -Haldeman's reaction
                         -Forthcoming call to the President