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Conversation: 034-033

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Start Date: Sunday, December 10, 1972 11:06 PM

End Date: Sunday, December 10, 1972 11:14 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Lewis, Hobart D.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

034-033.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 10, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Hobart D. Lewis talked on the telephone from 6:06 pm to 6:14 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 034-033 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 34-33

Date: December 10, 1972
Time: 6:06 pm - 6:14 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis.

       The President’s previous attempts to reach Lewis

       US-Soviet Union relations
           -Trip by Lewis
                  -Moscow
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Dec.-07)

                                                              Conversation No. 34-33 (cont’d)

                  -Leningrad
                  -1972 election
                  -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union
                  -Trade fair
                        -Leningrad
                  -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union
                        -Effect
                  -Trade
             -[US-Soviet Union trade agreement]
                  -Progress

     Reader’s Digest
          -Life
                -Demise

      Life
             -Demise
                 -Effect of television
                 -Financial losses

      United States Information Agency [USIA]
           -Frank J. Shakespeare
                  -Performance
           -James Keogh


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[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

             -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II
                  -Military service
                        -Employment
                              -Reader’s Digest
                              -Los Angeles Times
                              -Advice
                              -Eisenhower’s desire to write

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

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. Dec.-07)

                                                           Conversation No. 34-33 (cont’d)


       The President’s schedule
            -Florida
                  -1972 election
                  -Robert H. Ablplanalp
                  -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
                  -Lewis

       Soviet Union
            -Moscow
                  -Lewis’s trip
                        -Public mood
            -Leningrad
                  -Public mood
                        -European influence

       Second term reorganization

       The President’s schedule
            -Lewis, Rebozo, Abplanalp
            -Vietnam

       Second term reorganization
            -Cabinet
            -William P. Clements, Jr.

       Meeting