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Start Date: Wednesday, June 6, 1973 8:56 PM
End Date: Wednesday, June 6, 1973 9:02 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Ford, Gerald R.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On June 6, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 4:56 pm and 5:02 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-120 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 39-120 Date: June 6, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:56 pm and 5:02 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Gerald R. Ford. [See also Conversation No. 443-27] Congressional relations -President’s schedule -Policy Committee -Minimum Wage Bill -Substitute -Amendments -Conference -Possible need for veto -Peter J. Brennan -Support for labor -Youth differential -Veto -Committee bill -President’s recommendations -Veto -Brennan’s reaction President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -Bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Postponement -Vietnam and Leonid I. Brezhnev summit -Timing -Cabinet meeting -Ford and Hugh Scott -Timing -Melvin R. Laird -98- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-120 (cont’d) Watergate -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. -Forthcoming speech -Impeachment -Content -Possible White House reaction The President talked with Hugh Scott at an unknown time. President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Vietnam and Soviet summit -Postponement -Cabinet meeting -Ford and Scott President’s forthcoming economic package -Scott’s conversation with John B. Connally -Possible presentation to joint session of Congress -Difficulty -President’s forthcoming conversation with Connally -Readiness -Possible presentation to Congress National economy -Unknown economist’s statement in US News and World Report -Effect on consumers -Food prices -Wage and price freeze -Duration -Debt limitation bill -Possible effects on labor, economy -John T. Dunlop’s meeting with labor and management -Opposition Watergate -Scott’s statement, June 5 -99- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. February-2011) Conversation No. 39-120 (cont’d) -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -Scott, Ford