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Conversation: 034-136

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Start Date: Wednesday, December 20, 1972 1:07 AM

End Date: Wednesday, December 20, 1972 1:10 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kleindienst, Richard G.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

034-136.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 19, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Richard G. Kleindienst talked on the telephone from 8:07 pm to 8:10 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 034-136 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 34-136

Date: December 19, 1972
Time: 8:07 pm - 8:10 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Richard G. Kleindienst.

       Media relations
            -Television blackout of professional football games
                   -Kleindienst’s conversation with [Alvin R. (“Pete”) Rozelle]
                         -Forthcoming meeting with Rozelle
                   -Playoff games
                         -Possible law
                               -Regular season games
                   -World Series
                   -Regular season games
                         -Playoff games
                   -Publicity
                         -Kleindienst’s forthcoming conversation with Rozelle
                               -The President’s instructions
                                     -Possible public statement by Kleindienst
                                     -Timing
                                     -Possible veto
                                     -Playoff games
                                     -Congress
                                     -Baseball
                                              -106-

                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Dec.-07)

                                                              Conversation No. 34-136 (cont’d)

                   -Forthcoming call from Kleindienst to the President