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Start Date: 21-Oct-1971 3:55 PM
End Date: 21-Oct-1971 4:25 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Moore, Richard A.; White House operator; Woods, Rose Mary;
Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:19:02
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:46:50
On October 21, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Richard A. Moore, White House operator, and Rose Mary Woods met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 3:55 pm to 4:25 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 281-047 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 281-47 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Richard A. Moore. 33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 281-46 (cont.) The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47A] [See Conversation No. 12-43] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech for October 21, 1971 The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47B] [See Conversation No. 12-44] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech The President talked with Rose Mary Woods between 3:58 pm and 3:59 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47C] [See Conversation No. 12-45] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech on Supreme Court appointees -Timing -Notifications -John N. Mitchell -Warren E. Burger -Lawrence E. Walsh Rose Mary Woods entered at 4:00 pm. The President rehearsed a speech at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:25 pm. 34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 281-47 (cont.) [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057] -Speech wording -Revisions -Content -Burger -Harry A. Blackmun -Walter Lippmann -Washington Post -The President's philosophy -Judicial conservatism -Text change -Wording -Lippmann quote -Typing of speech -Woods -Marjorie P. Acker -Schedule Woods left at an unknown time before 4:25 pm. -Speech wording -Lippmann quote -The President's suggested legislation Moore left at 4:25 pm.