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Start Date: 23-Feb-1973 3:47 PM

End Date: 23-Feb-1973 3:53 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Mills, Wilbur D.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On February 23, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Wilbur D. Mills talked on the telephone from 3:47 pm to 3:53 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 043-196 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 43-196

Date: February 23, 1973
Time: 3:47 pm - 3:53 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Wilbur D. Mills.

[See Conversation No. 413-17C]

       Mills’s health

       International economic issues
             -15% tariff surcharge
                   -Mills’s concerns
                   -Pierre Rinfret, Arthur F. Burns, Alan Greenspan
                         -Mills’s previous conversations
                   -George P. Shultz
                   -Tony Solomon
                   -Mills press release
                         -Smithsonian Agreement
                               -Floating currencies
                                      -Great Britain
                                      -Mills concerns


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Aug.-08)

                                                             Conversation No. 43-196 (cont’d)

             -US deficit and balance of payments
             -Reaction of labor to US action
             -The President’s view

       Mills’s health

       The President’s location
            -Old Executive Office Building
            -The President’s family

       Milk producers
            -Mills’s meeting with the President
            -The President’s meeting with John B. Connally
            -Mills’s concerns
                   -Possible solutions
                   -Earl L. Butz
            -Political contributions to political parties