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Start Date: Saturday, January 20, 1973 5:49 AM

End Date: Saturday, January 20, 1973 6:03 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: White House Telephone

036-016.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 20, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 12:49 am and 1:03 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-016 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-16

Date: January 20, 1973
Time: Unknown between 12:49 am and 1:03 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

       1973 Inaugural concerts
            -Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra
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      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                        Tape Subject Log
                          (rev. Jul-08)

                                                Conversation No. 36-16 (cont’d)

-Vicki Carr, Roger Williams
-Opera House
      -The President’s view
-Eugene Ormandy
      -Edvard Grieg
-Ballet, Chorale
      -Valley Forge Military Band
-Youth Concert
      -Australians
      -Entertainers
            -Chicago
      -Mike Curb’s statement
-Compared to previous Inaugurals
-Compared to Constitution Hall concerts
-Celebrity participation
      -Jeb Stuart Magruder
      -The President’s view
            -Appearances
                   -Carr, Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope
                   -Roger Williams
                   -Others
                   -Evenings at the White House
            -Van Cliburn
                   -The President’s view
            -Stephen B. Bull
-Haldeman’s view
-Roger Wagner Chorale
      -Screened participants
-Ronald L. Ziegler
      -Attendance
-The President’s conversation with Gerald L. Warren
-“New Majority”
-Frank L. Rizzo
      -Kenneth W. Coles, Jr.
-John B. Connally
      -Appreciation
      -Ormandy
-Entertainers who supported the President
      -Press coverage
            -The Carpenters
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)

                                                           Conversation No. 36-16 (cont’d)

                          -Glenn Campbell
                          -Hank Williams
                          -The Osmonds

       Robert H. Finch
            -Henry A. Kissinger
            -Absence from 1973 Inaugural events
            -Instructions for Haldeman
                  -California call
            -Telegram to the President
            -Ronald W. Reagan

       1973 Inaugural events
            -Youth concert
                  -Australians
            -Rock music
                  -Chicagoans
                  -Quality

       Finch
               -Haldeman to call

       1973 Inaugural speech