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Conversation: 039-120

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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

039-120.mp3

NARA Description:

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       

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                   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 

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                   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