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Start Date: 11-Jun-1973 8:56 PM

End Date: 11-Jun-1973 9:00 PM


White House operatorNixon, Richard M. (President)Rebozo, Charles G. ("Bebe")

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On June 11, 1973, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, and Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo talked on the telephone from 8:56 pm to 9:00 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-017 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-17

Date: June 11, 1973
Time: 8:56 pm and 9:00 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

[The following portion of this conversation was gathered by the Watergate Special Prosecution
Force (WSPF), but the WSPF did not prepare a corresponding transcript. Please refer to the
logging below.]


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. March-2011)

                                                            Conversation No. 40-17 (cont’d)

[Begin WSPF portion]

     President’s call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo. 

           -Fred J. Buzhardt’s location 

The President talked with Rebozo between 8:56 pm and 9:00 pm.

     Rebozo’s location    

          -Tupper Lake, New York 

     Kenneth Wilfred Gemmill 

          -Meeting with Rebozo         

          -Experience in Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration 

                -Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
                -Chief Counsel
                -Advisement to Rebozo
          -Meeting with Rebozo’s Western friend 


          -Rebozo’s confidence in Gemmill
          -Advice concerning Howard Hughes contribution
          -Forthcoming meeting with Jesse Calhoun 

                -Talk with Rebozo        

                -Calhoun’s location        

                      -Dayton, Ohio
                            -Cy Lauder’s Golf Tournament [?]
          -Meeting with Rebozo
          -Meeting with Internal Revenue Service [IRS]
                      -Mrs. Gemmill’s resemblance to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

     Herb [Kalmbach ?]

     President’s greeting to Robert H. Abplanalp

[End WSPF portion]


                                       Tape Subject Log 

                                       (rev. March-2011)