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Start Date: Thursday, June 14, 1973 2:32 AM
End Date: Thursday, June 14, 1973 2:39 AM
Participants:Colson, Charles W.; Nixon, Richard M. (President);
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On June 13, 1973, Charles W. Colson and President Richard M. Nixon talked on the telephone from 10:32 pm to 10:39 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-095 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 40-95 Date: June 13, 1973 Time: 10:32 pm - 10:39 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the President. Louis P. Harris -Previous conversation with President -President’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Contracts with Harris and Albert E. Sindlinger -George H. W. Bush Harris and Sindlinger’s support for President -Position -Conversation with Colson -National mood -Leonid I. Brezhnev visit -President’s speech on economy -Harris’s enthusiasm -Watergate President’s speech on the economy -Sindlinger’s response -Phase IV -George P. Shultz -Position -President’s opposition -Herbert Stein -Position -President’s opposition -Sindlinger’s position on President’s policies -Stein and Shultz’s position -Disagreements with President -Sindlinger -Harris -Colson -Politics -Public confidence -Watergate -77- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2011) Conversation No. 40-95 (cont’d) -Food price inflation National economy -Stock exchange member firms -New York, Houston -Colson’s meeting with Brokers, June 12 -Watergate -Stock broker enthusiasm for President’s economic plans Watergate -Press coverage -President’s reaction -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman and Franklin D. Roosevelt -Press -Popular opinion -Silent Majority -Cover-up -Press coverage -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Consequences -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] comparison -Compared to Robert L. Vesco case -Prosecution -ITT and Vesco vases -Need for White House statement -Public Relations [PR] -Elliott L. Richardson -Tenure -Actions -President’s role -Washington Post and New York Times -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s response -Haig -Colson’s support President’s speech on the economy -Effect -78- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2011) Conversation No. 40-95 (cont’d) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s opinion -President’s tone -Cockiness Watergate -Press portrayal of President -New York Times -Washington Post -Television [TV] networks -Response -TV speeches, press conferences -John W. Dean, III -Transactional immunity -Effect -Possible attacks -Colson -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Question of Maurice H. Stans -Edward J. Gurney