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Start Date: Wednesday, June 6, 1973 7:48 PM
End Date: Wednesday, June 6, 1973 7:59 PM
Participants:White House operator; Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haig, Alexander M., Jr.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On June 6, 1973, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 3:48 pm to 3:59 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-112 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 39-112 Date: June 6, 1973 Time: 3:48 pm - 3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Incoming telephone call Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 443-16] President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Tran Kim Phuong -90- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-112 (cont’d) -Message from Henry A. Kissinger Watergate -Joseph R. Califano’s telephone call to Haig -Wiretaps by previous administrations -Reaction of Cyrus R. Vance and McGeorge Bundy -Hugh Scott’s statement -Basis -Reaction -Bundy -Robert S. McNamara -Robert F. (“Bobby”) Kennedy’s activities -Press relations -New York Times -White House actions President’s schedule -Bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Timing -Kissinger’s message -Delay -Kissinger’s briefing -Dr. James R. Schlesinger’s schedule -Roy L. Ash -Defense spending -Dinner -John B. Connally Wage and price freeze -Haig’s conversation with Connally -Gas prices -Consumer interests -Food prices -Embargo -New and expired contracts -Consultation -Steel prices -60-day freeze -91- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-112 (cont’d) -John T. Dunlop’s conversation with labor and industry leaders -60-day freeze -Opposition -Pierre Rinfret Connally -Conversation with Haig -Role on White House staff -Work in private sector -Consultant -Schedule -Cabinet meetings -Attendance -Dinner -Sequoia -Timing -Bryce N. Harlow -Haig Watergate -Califano’s telephone call to Haig -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Wiretaps by previous administrations -J. Edgar Hoover -Political activity -Wiretaps -Bundy’s conversation with Kissinger -Possible resignation -Previous administratiosn -National Security Council [NSC] involvement -Names of those tapped, 1961-1964 -Liberals’ criticism -Compared with Vietnam War -Popular opinion -Liberals’ reactions -Washington Post -Melvin R. Laird’s appointment -Haig’s resignation from Army -92- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-112 (cont’d) Haig’s resignation from Army -Liberals’ opinion -Civil liberties Press announcement -Personnel appointments -Laird, Haig