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Conversation: 040-071

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Start Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 5:41 PM

End Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 5:46 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

040-071.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 13, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 1:41 pm to 1:46 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-071 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-71

Date: June 13, 1973
Time: 1:41 pm - 1:46 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

[See also Conversation No. 445-11]

     Energy position
          -William W. Scranton        

                -Telephone call to Haig       

                -Acceptance        

                -President’s schedule       

                      -Meeting with Scranton
                            -President’s respect for Scranton
                      -Mary Scranton
                      -Key Biscayne
                -Haig’s enthusiasm for Scranton’s appointment
                -President’s assessment of Scranton’s positions
                      -Vietnam War
                      -Student protests
                      -Scranton’s skills
                                        -59-

             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                 Tape Subject Log
                                 (rev. March-2011)

                                                         Conversation No. 40-71 (cont’d)

John B. Connally
     -Conversation with Haig
           -Connally’s role on White House staff 

                 -Speeches       

                 -Cabinet      

                 -Residence in Texas     


Bryce N. Harlow
     -Schedule
     -Conversation with Haig
     -Announcement of appointment

Earl L. Butz
      -Haig’s and President’s telephone call to Rose Mary Woods 

            -Leonid I. Brezhnev dinner        

            -Lists      


Press relations
      -White House agenda

Watergate
     -White House response         

           -Lawyers        

           -Ronald L. Ziegler        

           -Timing       

     -John W. Dean, III 

           -Transactional immunity        

                 -John J. Sirica       

           -Possible perjury       

           -President’s records of meetings     

                 -Meeting with J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr. 

                 -Dean’s lawyers’ knowledge

                                               -60-


                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. March-2011)