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Start Date: 23-May-1973 4:04 PM

End Date: 23-May-1973 4:08 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Richardson, Elliot L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On May 23, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Elliot L. Richardson talked on the telephone from 4:04 pm to 4:08 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 046-175 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 46-175

Date: May 23, 1973
Time: 4:04 pm - 4:08 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Elliot L. Richardson.

[See also Conversation No. 439-47B]

     Richardson’s confirmation
          -Michael Gravel, Joseph R. Biden and Harold E. Hughes
          -Richardson’s skill
                -President’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. 

                -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr.      


                -President’s conversation with Richardson


          -President’s statement on Watergate


          -Special Prosecutor          

                -Archibald Cox           

                -Earl J. Silbert’s statement   

                -Cox’s timetable

          -Cox’s conversations with United States Attorney

     Richardson confirmation        

          -Position change       

          -President’s support        


                -Cabinet meeting
                      -Justice Department
                             -Great Hall
                      -President’s conversation with Haig


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