Easy NixonContactAbout

Conversation: 035-108

Prev: 035-107 Next: 035-109

Start Date: Tuesday, January 9, 1973 7:30 PM

End Date: Tuesday, January 9, 1973 7:38 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Hope, Lelsie T. ("Bob")

Recording Device: White House Telephone

035-108.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 9, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Lelsie T. ("Bob") Hope talked on the telephone from 2:30 pm to 2:38 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-108 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 35-108

Date: January 9, 1973
Time: 2:30 pm - 2:38 pm
                                              -98-

                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Oct.-07)

                                                          Conversation No. 35-108 (cont’d)

Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope.

[See Conversation No. 401-5]

       Birthday greetings for the President
             -Hope's telephone call

       Television [TV] ratings
            -1973 Super Bowl
            -1971 Hope Christmas show
            -1972 Hope Christmas show
                   -Timing

       Hope’s age

       Golf
              -Arnold D. Palmer
              -Los Angeles Open

       Hope's visit to Southeast Asia
            -Utapao Thailand
                   -B-52 base
                   -Briefings, jokes
            -Guam
                   -Roman Gabriel
                   -Briefings, jokes
                   -Gen. Gerald W. (“Jerry”) Johnson
                         -Support for the President

       Vietnam negotiations
            -Hope press conference
                 -Unknown people
                 -Congress
                 -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
                 -Congress
                        -Anti-war legislation
                              -Effect
                                    -North Vietnam
                                             -99-

                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Oct.-07)

                                                            Conversation No. 35-108 (cont’d)

             -Delores (Reade) Hope
             -Veterans
             -Tone

      Hope's health
           -Phoenix Pro-Am Tournament

      Golf
             -Invitation to the President
                   -Palm Springs

      Hope's forthcoming TV show, January 17, 1973
           -The President’s possible viewing
                  -Wire to Rose Mary Woods

      Harry L. (“Bing”) Crosby

      Jack Benny
            -Bill for wire
            -Adolph Zukor dinner

      Zukor dinner
           -Guests
           -Beverly Hilton
           -The President's citation
           -Possible Medal of Freedom for Zukor
                 -Letter to Leonard Garment
                       -Garment’s background
                             -The President’s law partner
                             -Saxophone
                       -Garment’s call to Hope