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Conversation: 040-048

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Start Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 2:59 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 3:02 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

040-048.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 10:59 pm to 11:02 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-048 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-48

Date: June 12, 1973
Time: 10:59 pm - 11:02 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

     Energy      

          -William W. Scranton          

                -Contacts       

                      -Coal industry [?]         

                      -Oil industry         

                -Media coverage
                      -Compared to Peter G. Peterson
                             -Scranton’s notoriety
                             -Scranton’s capabilities
                -Forthcoming conversation with President         

                      -Job offer      

                -Positions        

                      -Opposition to President          

                             -Youth issues            

                      -Fossil fuels       

                             -Capitalist viewpoints         

                -Advantages         

                      -Management experience              

                      -Press reaction          

                      -White House staff            

                -Forthcoming telephone call from Haig
                      -Job offer from President           

                -Haig’s assessment           

                -Presidential assessment           

                -Liberal stance       

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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                         Tape Subject Log 

                                         (rev. March-2011)

                                                               Conversation No. 40-47 (cont’d)

                 -President’s request for service
                 -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] announcements
                       -John J. McCloy
                 -Telephone call from Haig
                       -Mary Scranton
                 -President schedule
                       -Meeting with Scranton