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Conversation: 036-102

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Start Date: Wednesday, January 24, 1973 4:37 AM

End Date: Wednesday, January 24, 1973 4:48 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

036-102.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 23, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Charles W. Colson talked on the telephone from 11:37 pm to 11:48 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-102 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-102

Date: January 23, 1973
Time: 11:37 pm - 11:48 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Charles W. Colson talked with the President.

       The President’s Vietnam settlement announcement
            -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
            -United Press International [UPI]
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     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                       Tape Subject Log
                         (rev. Jul-08)

                                              Conversation No. 36-102 (cont’d)

      -Robert C. Byrd
      -Barry M. Goldwater
-Associated Press [AP]
      -Hubert H. Humphrey
      -Robert J. Dole
      -John G. Tower
-Editors
      -Thomas Vail’s comments
             -William B. Saxbe
-James J. Kilpatrick, Jr.
-George D. Aiken
-John C. Stennis
-Carl B. Albert, Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends
-Prisoners of War [POWs] wives
      -Beatrice Williams
      -Mrs. Grubb
      -Mrs. Donald Shea
      -Carol Hanson
      -Colson’s view
             -National Broadcasting System [NBC]
-Edward M. Kennedy
-Edmund S. Muskie
-Clairborne Pell
-Labor
      -Donald Rogers
      -Michael P. Balzano, Jr.
      -Frank E. Fitzsimmons
      -George Meany
      -Peter J. Brennan
-Veterans groups
      -Americans for Winning the Peace
-Public relations [PR] efforts
      -Advertisements
      -Telephone calls to press
-Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
      -Marvin L. Kalb, [Arnold] Eric Sevareid
-Television [TV] ratings
-Compared to the President’s November 3, 1969 speech
-Delivery
      -Haldeman
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)

                                                         Conversation No. 36-102 (cont’d)

             -Lyndon B. Johnson
             -TV interviews
                   -Veterans
             -Senators
                   -Jacob K. Jarvits
                   -Humphrey
                   -Tower
                   -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
                   -Dole
             -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule
                   -Laird
                   -Congressional briefing
             -The President’s budget message
                   -John D. Ehrlichman
             -The President’s January 25, 1972 speech
                   -Public reaction
             -Meeting with Haldeman and Ehrlichman
             -Network coverage
                   -Talk shows
                   -Kissinger
                   -Laird
                         -Relations with Congress
             -Kissinger
                   -Schedule
             -Press coverage
                   -Control