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Conversation: 035-075

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Start Date: Wednesday, January 3, 1973 7:59 PM

End Date: Wednesday, January 3, 1973 8:03 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ford, Gerald R.O'Neill, Thomas P. ("Tip"), Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

035-075.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 3, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Thomas P. ("Tip") O'Neill, Jr. talked on the telephone from 2:59 pm to 3:03 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-075 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 35-75

Date: January 3, 1973
Time: 2:59 pm - 3:03 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gerald R. Ford and Thomas P. (“Tip”) O'Neill, Jr.

[See Conversation No. 831-16]

       Announcement
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                                                       Conversation No. 35-75 (cont’d)

Congratulations to O’Neill

Audibility of conversation

O'Neill
     -Poker-playing ability
          -Karl E. Mundt
          -The President
                -Navy
                -Wild card games

Reconvening of House of Representatives

The President’s schedule
     -Bipartisan leadership meeting
           -Breakfast
           -[Thomas] Hale Boggs’s funeral
           -Harry S. Truman’s memorial service
                  -The President’s conversation with Michael J. Mansfield and Carl B.
                   Albert
     -Freshmen Congressmen and bipartisan leadership reception
           -Wives
           -Timing
           -Refreshments

State of the Union Address
      -Format
             -Message
                  -Inaugural Address
                  -Separate speech to Congress
                  -Television [TV]
                  -Content
                        -Tone

The President’s schedule
     -Bipartisan leadership meeting
           -Breakfast
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