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Conversation: 045-087

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Start Date: 1-May-1973 1:23 PM

End Date: 1-May-1973 1:24 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorFord, Gerald R.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On May 1, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Gerald R. Ford talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 1:23 pm and 1:24 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 045-087 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 45-87

Date: May 1, 1973
Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 1:24 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

     Request for telephone call 

          -William J. Baroody, Jr. 

     President’s telephone call to Gerald R. Ford

The President talked with Ford between 1:24 pm - 1:26 pm.

[See also Conversation No. 433-19]

          -Ford’s note
          -Need for Republican counterattack
          -President’s speech
          -President’s Congressional supporters
          -Resignations of John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
          -Need for Republican counterattack
                -Charles H. Percy, Jr.
                      -Special Prosecutor
                            -Elliot L. Richardson
                      -Hamilton Fish, Jr.’s conversation with Ford


                                               Tape Subject Log 

                                              (rev. October-2012)

                                                                             Conversation No. 45-89 (cont’d)