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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
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