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Conversation: 039-004

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Start Date: Thursday, May 24, 1973 5:36 PM

End Date: Thursday, May 24, 1973 5:38 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Scott, Hugh

Recording Device: White House Telephone

039-004.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 24, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Hugh Scott talked on the telephone from 1:36 pm to 1:38 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 39-4

Date: May 24, 1973
Time: 1:36 pm - 1:38 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Hugh Scott.

[See also Conversation No. 440-38]

       Watergate        

             -Scott’s actions, May 23 

                     -Ronald L. Ziegler’s opinion


       Scott’s schedule       

               -Pittsburgh        


       Watergate      

             -White House response          

                    -National security
                            -Motives of opponents
                            -Effect on United States foreign policy
                                    -Importance of secrecy
                                           -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                                           -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                                                   -Arms limitations [?]
                                           -Vietnam
                                                   -Prisoners of war [POWs]
                            -Scott’s possible statement
                                    -Leakers
                                           -Celebration
                                           -Negative effects
                    -Scott’s statement, May 23
                            -Ervin Committee
                                              -4-


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                                                             Conversation No. 39-5 (cont’d)