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Conversation: 037-140

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Start Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973 6:42 PM

End Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973 6:52 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Mills, Wilbur D.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

037-140.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 17, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Wilbur D. Mills talked on the telephone from 1:42 pm to 1:52 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-140 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 37-140

Date: March 17, 1973
Time: 1:42 pm-1:52 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Wilbur D. Mills.

[See Conversation No. 882-12B]

       Mills’ health
               -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland

       Economic policy
             -President’s conversation with Peter M. Flanigan
                             - 105 -

             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                       Tape Subject Log
                         (rev. Sept-09)
                                               Conversation No. 37-140 (cont’d)




       -George P. Shultz's schedule
               -Cabinet meeting
               -Mills' schedule
-Tax law revisions

        -Administration proposals
                -Shultz's testimony
                -Parochial school aid
                -Property tax for the elderly
                -Minimum tax
        -Priority of trade legislation
-Ways and Means Committee's schedule
        -Trade and taxes
        -Shultz's testimony
                -Edward Coyne
        -Statement by President
                -Urgency
                -Jobs
                -Dollar
                -Balance of payments
-Inflation
        -Food prices
                -Farmers
        -Clothing prices
                -Effect on average citizen
        -World economy
        -US rate compared to other countries
                -Great Britain, West Germany, Japan, France
-European investment
        -Reinvestment in US
                -Possible solutions
        -Tax on interest
        -Balance of payments
        -Shultz
-President's schedule
                                           - 106 -

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Sept-09)
                                                           Conversation No. 37-140 (cont’d)




                     -Bipartisan leadership meeting on trade
                             -Carl B. Albert
                             -Gerald R. Ford
                     -Shultz’s testimony
              -Tax law revisions
                     -Coyne
                     -Difficulties discussed
                     -Mills’ appearance on Meet the Press
                     -Need for reform
                     -President's domestic program
                             -Need for strength
                             -Compared to foreign achievements
                             -US competitiveness