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Start Date: 18-Apr-1973 12:05 AM

End Date: 18-Apr-1973 12:20 AM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On April 18, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 12:05 am to 12:20 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-095 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 38-95

Date: April 18, 1973
Time: 12:05 am -12:20 am
Location: White House Telephone

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

     State Dinner       

           -Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra 


          -Gordon C. Strachan’s grand jury testimony 

          -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman 

          -Need for preparation        

          -John W. Dean, III 


          -Help for defendants       

                -Lawyers’ fees and support        

                -Haldeman’s meeting with Richard A. Moore
                -Information on William O. Bittman’s request for money
                      -President’s legal responsibility
                -Possible testimony on President’s knowledge
                -Conversation with Ehrlichman
                      -John N. Mitchell


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                     (rev. January-2011)

                                                              Conversation No. 38-95 (cont’d)

                 -Conversation with President on money for defendants


                 -Vulnerability of lawyers        

                 -Vulnerable individuals        

                       -Frederick C. LaRue, Mitchell, Robert C. Mardian, Jeb Stuart Magruder,
                       Paul L. O’Brien, and Kenneth W. Parkinson
                 -Ehrlichman’s investigation
                       -Telephone call to Richard G. Kleindienst
                       -Magruder testimony
                 -White House staff involvement
                       -Strachan, Ehrlichman, Charles Colson, and Fred F. Fielding
                 -Strachan’s testimony concerning money
                 -White House staff involvement
                       -Lawrence M. Higby           

                 -Ehrlichman and Haldeman            

                       -Possible resignations         




                 -Herbert W. Kalmbach         

                       -Dean’s meeting with Haldeman         

                       -Dean’s meeting with Ehrlichman