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Start Date: Wednesday, January 24, 1973 3:49 AM

End Date: Wednesday, January 24, 1973 4:00 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

036-094.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 23, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 10:49 pm to 11:00 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-094 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-94

Date: January 23, 1973
Time: Between 10:49 pm and 11:00 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

       Vietnam settlement
            -The President’s announcement
                          -56-

NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                   Tape Subject Log
                     (rev. Jul-08)

                                           Conversation No. 36-94 (cont’d)

-Julie Nixon Eisenhower
       -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] reporters
       -Tricia Nixon Cox
       -Marvin L. Kalb, Dan Rather, [Arnold] Eric Sevareid
-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
       -CBS coverage
             -Sevareid
                   -Colson’s view
                   -Treaty of Versailles
                   -Klemens Von Metternich
-National Broadcasting Company [NBC]’s coverage
       -Howard K. Smith
-White House public relations efforts
-Congress
       -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield, Thomas P. (“Tip”) O’Neill
       -John G. Tower, Jacob K. Javits
             -NBC
             -Bombing
             -Israel
       -Hubert H. Humphrey, Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
             -Lyndon B. Johnson
                   -The President’s comments
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox, Edward R. F. Cox
-George S. Christian
       -Colson’s conversation
       -Johnson
             -Praise
-Rowland Evans, Robert D. Novak
       -William J. Baroody, Jr.
-Attacks on “Doves”
       -Barry M. Goldwater
       -Tower
       -Walt W. Rostow
       -George D. Aiken
       -Robert J. Dole
       -Gale W. McGee
-Labor statements
       -George Meany’s conversation with Peter J. Brennan
       -Frank E. Fitzsimmmons
       -Thomas W. (“Teddy”) Gleason
                                             -57-

                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)

                                                                Conversation No. 36-94 (cont’d)

                        -Paul Hall
                        -Cooper Holt
                        -Jesse M. Calhoon
                  -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW]
                        -American Legion
                        -Prisoners of War [POWs] wives
                        -Patrick E. Carr
                        -Carol Hanson
                              -Baroody
                  -Attacks on the President’s opponents
                        -Silent Majority
                  -Newspapers
                        -Editors
                        -Martin S. Hayden
                        -Herbert G. Klein
                        -Kenneth W. Clawson
                        -William Randolph Hearst
                        -New York Daily News
                        -Chicago Tribune
                              -Bombing
                        -Washington Star
                  -White House staff
                        -Ronald L. Ziegler
                        -Klein
                        -Haldeman
                        -Colson’s view