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Start Date: Thursday, June 14, 1973 2:14 AM

End Date: Thursday, June 14, 1973 2:26 AM

Participants:

Harris, LouisNixon, Richard M. (President)

Recording Device: White House Telephone

040-093.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 13, 1973, Louis Harris and President Richard M. Nixon talked on the telephone from 10:14 pm to 10:26 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-093 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-93

Date: June 13, 1973
Time: 10:14 pm - 10:26 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Louis P. Harris talked with the President.

      Charles W. Colson’s telephone call 

           -President’s conversation with Harris 


      President’s previous speech on the economy 

            -Harris’s assessment      

            -Polls       

                   -Economists viewpoints
            -Freeze        

                   -Prices       

                   -Wage settlements      

                         -Inflation
                                        -74-

             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                Tape Subject Log
                                (rev. March-2011)

                                                         Conversation No. 40-93 (cont’d)

                 -President’s previous conversation with Frank E. Fitzsimmons
                 -Leonard Woodcock
                 -Harris’s conversation with Richard C. Gerstenberg of General Motors
                    Corporation [GM]
                        -Settlement           

                 -Food prices           

                 -Inflations      

                        -Demand           

                        -Cost compared to prices     

     -Phase IV        

           -Gasoline, food        

     -Food       

           -Export regulation           

                 -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield, Carl B. Albert 

                 -Considerations            

                        -Internationalist viewpoint    

                 -Soy Beans         

                 -Cost       

                 -Cattle feed         

                 -Export to Europe, Japan        

     -Effect       

           -Public assurances           


Leonid I. Brezhnev visit
     -Significance
            -World peace
     -Harris poll      

            -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] [?] 

            -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.        

            -Popular opinion        

                  -Problems       

                        -East Europe        

                        -Exit visas      

     -Meeting of Superpowers          

            -Europe, Middle East        


President’s policies
      -Harris polls     

            -People’s Republic of China [PRC] 

            -Popular opinion      

                                                    -75-


                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                            Tape Subject Log 

                                            (rev. March-2011)

                                                                 Conversation No. 40-93 (cont’d)

                 -Foreign compared with domestic policy

     Watergate     

          -USSR questions to Harris 

          -Conspiracy theories      

          -Comparisons of polls       

          -Importance of USSR and PRC relations 

               -1972 election visit

     Brezhnev visit    

          -Agreements      

                -Henry A. Kissinger             


     Vietnam negotiations           

          -Paris Peace talks            


     Brezhnev visit     

          -Agreements        

                -Nuclear, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] 


     Watergate       

          -Insignificance     

          -Maurice H. Stans      

                -Testimony, June 13