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Start Date: Sunday, April 15, 1973 9:00 PM

End Date: Sunday, April 15, 1973 10:15 PM

Participants:

Petersen, Henry E.White House operatorNixon, Richard M. (President)Shaffer, Charles N.Silbert, Earl J.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

038-048.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 15, 1973, Henry E. Petersen, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, Charles N. Shaffer, and Earl J. Silbert talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 5:15 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-048 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 38-48

Date: April 15, 1973
Time: Unknown between 4:00 pm and 5:15 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry E. Petersen talked with the White House operator. The President can be heard in the
background.

      Telephone call       

           -Placement          


      Justice Department               

            -Hard Work             


Petersen talked with Charles N. Shaffer at an unknown time.

      Greetings

Peterson talked with Earl J. Silbert at an unknown time.

      Watergate      

           -Shaffer presentation      

           -John W. Dean, III’s possible testimony 

           -Culpability of H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman 

                 -Jeb Stuart Magruder        

                 -E. Howard Hunt, Jr.       

                       -Flight      

           -Funds for defendants        

                 -Haldeman order to Dean        

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                                       Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. January-2011)

                                                            Conversation No. 38-48 (cont’d)

                 -Gordon C. Strachan’s testimony       

                 -Veracity      

                 -Dean’s story     

                 -Frederick C. LaRue        

                 -Haldeman’s orders       


     Silbert’s schedule      

           -Rockville, Maryland        

           -Seymour Glanzer         

           -Don [last name unknown] 

           -Directions to Petersen’s house 

                  -Shaffer