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Start Date: 17-Apr-1973 2:39 PM

End Date: 17-Apr-1973 2:40 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ehrlichman, John D.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On April 17, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and John D. Ehrlichman talked on the telephone from 2:39 pm to 2:40 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-086 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 38-86

Date: April 17, 1973
Time: 2:39 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman.

[See also Conversation No. 898-19]

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared Richard Nixon’s Special
White House Counsel for Watergate Matters and submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary of
the House of Representatives. This transcript can be found in Submission of Recorded


                                       Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. January-2011)

                                                              Conversation No. 38-86 (cont’d)

Presidential Conversations (SRPC), pages 1057-1059 (1-3). Please refer to the logging below.]


          -President’s forthcoming meeting with Henry E. Petersen 


                -Gordon C. Strachan
          -President’s forthcoming statement     

                -Ehrlichman’s draft       

                -John W. Dean, III      

                -Charles W. Colson        


          -Immunity for White House staff 

          -Leaks from grand jury