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Conversation: 042-033

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Start Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1971 9:40 PM

End Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1971 9:47 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Lincoln, George A. (Gen.)Connally, John B.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:32:40

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:39:22

042-033.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 13, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Gen. George A. Lincoln, and John B. Connally talked on the telephone from 4:40 pm to 4:47 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 042-033 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 42-33

Date: April 13, 1971
Time: 4:40 pm - 4:47 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gen. George A. Lincoln.

[See Conversation No. 247-4D]

     Texas drought assistance
          -President's conversation with John B. Connally

Connally talked with Lincoln at an unknown time.

     Texas drought assistance
          -Lincoln's conversation with Clifford M. Hardin
          -Conditions
          -Hardin's grain program
               -Need for hay
          -Government payment for fodder transportation
               -Historical analogy
          -Connally's personal situation
               -Hay problem
          -Department of Agriculture's search for hay
               -Problems with previous hay programs
                      -Allegations
          -Lincoln's conversation with Hardin
               -Possible involvement of private sector
               -Price of hay in Virginia
               -Transportation costs
          -Opinion in Texas
          -Necessity for additional money
          -Options
          -Emergency loans
          -Opening of grazing land
          -Need for additional money
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