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Start Date: 18-Oct-1971 5:32 PM

End Date: 18-Oct-1971 5:40 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colson, Charles W.Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:48:20

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:58:17




NARA Description:

On October 18, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Charles W. Colson, and Ronald L. Ziegler met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 5:32 pm to 5:40 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 291-019 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 291-19

Date: October 18, 1971
Time: 5:32 pm - 5:40 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[Conversation No. 291-19A]

[See Conversation No. 11-119]

Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 5:32 pm.

[End of telephone conversation]

     Ziegler's schedule
          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
                 -John B. Connally
                      -Forthcoming trip
                      -United Nations [UN]
                            -Nguyen Van Thieu
                            -White House press statement
                      -Forthcoming announcement
          -William P. Rogers
          -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
                 -Press coverage
                      -John F. Kennedy Center reception
                            -Dwigh D. Eisenhower Theatre
                            -Mrs. J. Willard Marriott


                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                     Conv. No. 291-19 (cont.)

           -Forthcoming public announcements
                     -Wage and Price Board
                -Supreme Court nominations
                     -American Bar Association [ABA]
                     -Possible nominees
                           -Ziegler's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

     Press coverage of event
           -The President’s view
           -Ziegler’s view

Ziegler left at 5:45 pm.