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Conversation: 035-041

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Start Date: Monday, January 1, 1973 12:45 AM

End Date: Monday, January 1, 1973 12:55 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Allen, George E.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

035-041.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 31, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and George E. Allen talked on the telephone from 7:45 pm to 7:55 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-041 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 35-41

Date: December 31, 1972
Time: 7:45 pm and 7:55 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with George E. Allen.
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           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                            Tape Subject Log
                              (rev. Oct.-07)

                                                   Conversation No. 35-41 (cont’d)


Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboy’s football game
    -Allen’s location
          -Home
    -Congratulations
          -Redskins-Green Bay Packers game, December 24, 1972
    -The President’s view
    -Post-game celebration
    -The President's viewing
          -Camp David
                 -Baltimore television [TV] station
                 -Return by helicopter
    -Allen’s view of game
          -Hitting
                 -Fourth quarter submission by the Cowboys
    -The President’s view
    -Defeat of Packers
    -Forthcoming game [with the Los Angeles Rams]
          -Los Angeles Coliseum
    -Post-game celebration
          -Washington, DC fans reaction
                 -Allen’s view
    -Game balls
    -Players
          -Billy Kilmer
                 -The President’s view
                 -Work ethic
                 -Compared to Christian A. ("Sonny") Jurgensen
          -Talent
                 -Will to win
          -Jack Pardee
                 -Meeting with the President, October 18, 1971
                 -The President’s regards
                 -Age
                       -Conditioning
    -Desire to win
    -Turnovers
          -Larry Brown
                 -Officiating
    -Effect of fans on the game
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            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                               Tape Subject Log
                                 (rev. Oct.-07)

                                                  Conversation No. 35-41 (cont’d)

           -Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] stadium
                  -Allen’s view
     -The President's phone calls
           -Press relations
                  -Congratulations
                        -Packers game
     -Terry Hermeling
           -Injury
     -Mitch Johnson
     -Ray Schoenke
     -Cowboys
           -Allen’s view
                  -Drafts
     -Players
           -Rule of Allen
                  -Redskins’ talent
                        -Brown
                        -Pardee
                        -Charley Taylor
                        -Len Hauss
           -Cowboys’ talent
                  -Lance Alworth
                  -Ron Sellers
                  -Bob Hayes
                  -Billy Parks
                  -Billy Truax
                  -Mike Ditka
     -Redskins’ defense
     -Dallas's previous game
     -Mrs. George Allen (Etty Lumbrosso)
           -Mr. and Mrs. Felix Lumbrosso
                  -Tunisia

Parting remarks
      -The President’s telephone calls
            -Press relations
      -1973
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Oct.-07)