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Start Date: 4-Jun-1973 5:00 PM

End Date: 4-Jun-1973 5:06 PM


White House operatorNixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On June 4, 1973, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 5:00 pm to 5:06 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-078 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 39-78

Date: June 4, 1973
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:06 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the Preisdent.

       Incoming telephone call

Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President.

[See also Conversation No. 442-43]

       Haig’s meeting with unknown man

       Haig’s economic meeting 

              -Preparation of package        

              -John B. Connally         

              -Preparation of option paper 

             -John W. Dean, III’s files 

                    -J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr.’s description 

                    -Possible removal          

                            -Buzhardt’s speculation regarding lawyers
                            -Conversation with Buzhardt, June 2
             -White House tapes
                    -President’s review of meetings with Dean
                            -Content of meetings
                                    -White House staff involvement
                                    -Dean’s investigation
                                    -Individuals with knowledge
                                            -Gordon C. Strachan
                                            -Grand jury testimony


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                     (rev. February-2011)

                                                               Conversation No. 39-78 (cont’d)

                                           -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

                      -Buzhardt’s examination of files     

                      -Role in cover-up