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Start Date: 30-Apr-1973 10:09 PM

End Date: 30-Apr-1973 10:16 PM

Participants:

Woods, Rose MaryWhite House operatorNixon, Richard M. (President)Keyes, Paul W.Volpe, John A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

045-039.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 30, 1973, Rose Mary Woods, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, Paul W. Keyes, and John A. Volpe talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 10:09 pm and 10:16 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 045-039 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 45-39

Date: April 30, 1973
Time: Unknown between 10:09 pm and 10:16 pm
Location: White House Telephone
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                        Tape Subject Log 

                                       (rev. October-2012)

                                                                Conversation No. 45-39 (cont’d)

Rose Mary Woods talked with the White House operator.

      Telephone call from John A. Volpe

Woods placed the telephone on hold at an unknown time.

      Telephone call from Volpe

Woods conferred with the President, Paul W. Keyes, and an unknown woman at an unknown 

time after 9:28 pm.


[Begin conferral] 


      H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman 

            -Attitude      

            -John D. Ehrlichman        

                  -Car

      Woods’s telephone calls to Haldeman and Ehrlichman 

          -Resignations        


[End conferral]

Woods talked with Volpe at 10:12 pm.

      Volpe’s schedule

      President’s speech      

            -Volpe’s appreciation          

            -President’s courage       


      Volpe’s dinner with Gen. Phillip B. Davidson, Jr. [?] 

           -Italian generals     


      President’s speech      

            -President’s courage       


      Volpe’s schedule      

           -Telephone call to Vatican 

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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                     (rev. October-2012)

                                                           Conversation No. 45-39 (cont’d)

           -Request for mass     

           -[Pope Paul VI] Giovanni Battista Motini 


     White House staff reorganization 

          Volpe’s suggestions       

               -Cable to President        


     Volpe’s best wishes 

          -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon 

          -First Family