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Conversation: 042-009

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Start Date: 6-Apr-1971 9:59 AM

End Date: 6-Apr-1971 10:06 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ford, Gerald R.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:11:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:17:15


NARA Description:

On April 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford talked on the telephone from 9:59 am to 10:06 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 042-009 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 42-9

Date: April 6, 1971
Time: 9:59 am - 10:06 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gerald R. Ford.

[See Conversation No. 245-5]

     [Thomas] Hale Boggs

         -Article in Washington Star, April 5, 1971
         -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] wiretaps
               -J. Edgar Hoover
         -Carl B. Albert
         -President's meeting with Congressional leaders
         -Classified information
         -Ford's possible meeting with Albert
         -Ford's possible conversation with Clark MacGregor
         -President's messages on revenue sharing

     President's meeting with Congressional leaders
          -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield
          -Hugh Scott
          -Richard B. Russell
          -Allen J. Ellender
          -Vietnam negotiations

         -Attacks on Hoover
              -Congressional reaction
                    -Ford's comments

     House Republican "doves"


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)

     Ford’s comments