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Start Date: 26-Dec-1972 6:47 PM
End Date: 26-Dec-1972 6:56 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Allen, George E.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On December 26, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and George E. Allen talked on the telephone from 6:47 pm to 6:56 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-009 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 35-9 Date: December 26, 1972 Time: 6:47 pm - 6:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with George E. Allen. Greetings Washington Redskins - Green Bay Packers, play off game, December 24, 1972 -The President’s viewing on television [TV] -Florida -Allen’s view of game -Defense -John Brockington Redskins' forthcoming game against the Dallas Cowboys -Calvin Hill -Cowboys -Allen’s view -Super Bowl contenders -Roger Staubach -Status for starting game -Ability -Running -13- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct.-07) Conversation No. 35-9 (cont’d) -Previous game against the Cleveland Browns -Last Dallas-Washington game -Allen’s view -Emotion -Playoffs -Larry Brown -AstroTurf -AstroTurf -Compared to grass -Injuries -John Wilbur -Health -Diron Talbert -Verlon Biggs -Robert Lilly -Conservative starts string -The President's attendance at game -Allen’s team pep talk -Desire for victory -Cowboys’ defending Super Bowl champion status -Press coverage of the Redskins -Press coverage of Redskins -Team spirit -Obligation to the city of Washington, DC -Chicago Bears -Los Angeles Rams -Injuries -Game plan -Allen’s view -Allen’s feelings towards Texas -Dallas -Location of National Football League [NFL] Pro Bowl -Tex Schramm -Alvin R. (“Pete”) Rozelle -Kicking game -Michael Bragg -Curt Knight -The President’s view -Bragg -Allen’s recent award to Bragg -14- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct.-07) Conversation No. 35-9 (cont’d) -Clock radio -Knight -Field goals -Kickoffs -Redskins-Packers playoff game -Fans' feelings towards Redskins -Compared to Los Angeles -Los Angeles Coliseum -Compared to [Robert F. Kennedy] [RFK] stadium -Acoustics Parting remarks -The President’s attendance at games -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon