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Conversation: 281-047

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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 operatorWoods, Rose Mary

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:19:02

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:46:50

281a.mp3

281b.mp3

281c.mp3

NARA Description:

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.
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                          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.
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                            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.