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Start Date: Friday, April 13, 1973 10:48 PM

End Date: Friday, April 13, 1973 10:58 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

038-009.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 13, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 5:48 pm to 5:58 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-009 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 38-9

Date: April 13, 1973
Time: 5:48 pm - 5:58 pm
Location: White House Telephone

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

     President’s schedule     

           -Organization of American States [OAS] reception 


     Latin America       

           -William P. Rogers’s trip 

           -Relations with US       


     Watergate      

          -John D. Ehrlichman’s meeting with Charles W. Colson 


     Watergate cover-up        

          -John W. Dean III’s knowledge of break-in 

          -President’s reaction        

                -John N. Mitchell        

                      -Involvement           

                -Jeb Stuart Magruder           

                      -Involvement           

          -Magruder tape         

                -Contents        

                -Forthcoming testimony            

                      -Preparation         

                             -Perjury        

                             -Ehrlichman         

                      -Haldeman’s involvement
                      -President’s involvement
                      -Mitchell
          -Colson’s activities       

                -Possible defense        

                -Magruder          

                -Statement         

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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                        Tape Subject Log 

                                       (rev. January-2011)

                                                                 Conversation No. 38-9 (cont’d)

             -Mitchell       

                   -Possible statement      

                         -Reaction      

                   -Richard A. Moore       

                         -Possible meeting with President    

             -President’s involvement      

             -Dean       

             -Need for truth      

             -Mitchell       

             -Comparison with Sherman Adams case 

                   Dwight D. Eisenhower

     Polls        

             -Approval of President         

             -Press release       

             -Economy         

                    -Comparison with Eisenhower in 1958 

                          -Unemployment           

             -President’s image with the public 

                    -President’s schedule       

                    -Ehrlichman         

                    -Raymond K. Price, Jr.          

                    -William L. Safire        

                    -Press coverage       

                    -President’s travel       


     Colson