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Start Date: Tuesday, December 26, 1972 11:13 PM

End Date: Tuesday, December 26, 1972 11:17 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

035-007.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 26, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 6:13 pm to 6:17 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-007 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 35-7

Date: December 26, 1972
Time: 6:13 pm - 6:17 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

       The President’s attempted call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

       The President’s schedule
            -1973 Inaugural speech

       Instructions for Colson to call H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
             -The President’s attempted telephone call to Haldeman
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            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. Oct.-07)

                                                           Conversation No. 35-7 (cont’d)

            -California
            -The President’s schedule
                  -1973 Inaugural speech
      -Instructions for Haldeman

Henry A. Kissinger
     -Recent meeting with Charles H. Percy
          -Palm Springs
                -Press contacts
          -Colson
          -John A. Scali
          -Duration
          -William E. Timmon’s contracts’ reaction
          -Reaction of supporters
                -Democrats, Republicans
                      -Kissinger’s schedule

Kissinger
      -Possible future statements
            -Columnists
            -Scali's recent meeting with Colson
                   -Scali’s view
                          -Kissinger’s interest in historical image
                                -Compared to Kissinger’s interest in the President
      -Public relations [PR]
            -Outlook
      -Effect on administration's policy in Vietnam
            -Percy
            -California
            -Jill St. John
                   -North Vietnam
      -Instructions for Colson to call Haldeman
            -Instructions for Haldeman
                   -Telephone calls to Timmons’s office
                   -Percy's trip to Asia
                   -Percy’s statement on Vietnam
                   -Percy’s voting record
                   -Conversations
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Oct.-07)