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Start Date: 11-Mar-1973 1:49 PM

End Date: 11-Mar-1973 1:58 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On March 11, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 1:49 pm and 1:58 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-083 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 37-83

Date: March 11, 1973
Time: 1:49 pm-1:58 pm
Location: White House Telephone

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

       President's crime radio address
              -Congressional reaction
              -Press coverage
                       -Tactics in press release
              -Speech revisions
                       -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe
                               -Drug rehabilitation
                       -Legal position
                       -Lead press stories
                               -“Soft headed judges”
                               -Probation officers
                               -Death penalty
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                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. Sept-09)

                                                           Conversation No. 37-83 (cont’d)

Public relations [PR]
        -Reaching local communities
        -Television [TV] announcements
        -Radio addresses
               -Compared to Chicago
                        -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
                        -Better Government League
                                -Jewish demonstrators
               -President’s 1968 and 1972 campaigns
                                -Haldeman’s view
                                        -Rowland Evans
                                        -Robert D. Novak
        -Presidential statements
                        -President’s crime radio address

       -Message to Congress
             -Press coverage in Washington, DC
                     -Additional impact
                     -Press criticism
                     -Compared to live event
                     -Substance of address
                     -National reception
                     -Color stories

       -Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Sept-09)