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Conversation: 037-116

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Start Date: Thursday, March 15, 1973 2:20 PM

End Date: Thursday, March 15, 1973 3:05 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ziegler, Ronald L.Dean, John W., III

Recording Device: White House Telephone

037-116.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 15, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Ronald L. Ziegler, and John W. Dean, III talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 10:05 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-116 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 37-116

Date: March 15, 1973
Time: Unknown between 9:22 am and 10:05 am
Location: White House Telephone

Ronald L. Ziegler talked with John W. Dean, III. The President can be heard in the background.
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Sept-09)

                                                             Conversation No. 33-116 (cont’d)


      Preparation for press briefing

             -Subpoena of Dean in Common Cause suit
                    -Dean's response
                    -Reason for subpoena
                             -Dean as President's counsel
             -Subpoenas of Congressional aides
                    -Thomas J. Dodd
                    -Daniel Brewster
                    -Clark R. Mollenhoff's response
             -White House staff depositions in civil suits
                    -Precedents
                            -Charles W. Colson
                                    -Type of questions
             -Mollenhoff
                    -Congressional aides' immunity
             -Colson's deposition
                    -Judicial executive privilege
                    -Legislative executive privilege
                            -Differences

                   -Reasons for appearance
                           -E. Howard Hunt, Jr.
             -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
                   -Senate committee
                           -Colson's deposition
                   -Speech on executive privilege