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Start Date: 8-Sep-1972 3:44 PM
End Date: 8-Sep-1972 4:40 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob"); [Unknown person(s)]; Bull, Stephen B.; Stans, Maurice H.;
Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building
On September 8, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, unknown person(s), Stephen B. Bull, and Maurice H. Stans met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 3:44 pm to 4:40 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 360-009 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 360-9 Date: September 8, 1972 Time: 3:44 pm - 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. John D. Ehrlicnman’s son -Graduation from law school Public relations -Press secretary’s [Richard Daugherty’s] statement -George S. McGovern -Ronald L. Ziegler Polls -Results -Support for the President -Categories -Blue collar workers -George H. Gallup 1972 campaign practices -The President’s policies -Haldeman’s view -Responses to McGovern -Clark MacGregor -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -World Leaders 15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) -White House guest lists -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Role Issues -Vietnam War -McGovern’s charges -Ziegler’s responses -George H.W. Bush -Haldeman’s conversations -Possible speech on foreign policy -Responses to McGovern -Unknown person -Possible candidacy for Senate -Crime -Ehrlichman and Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Presentation of issues -The President’s role -The president’s view -John B. Connally -The President's schedule The president’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Alexander F. Douglas-Home -Dinner -William P. Rogers -White House dinners for Home and Andrei A. Gromyko -Size -The President’s view -Blue Room -Previous administrations The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:44 pm and 4:00 pm. [Conversation No. 360-9A] The President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull 16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) [End of telephone conversation] Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:44 pm. Instructions for Bull -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Birthdate -Theodore R. Roosevelt -Age at death Bull left and Maurice H. Stans entered at 4:00 pm. Greetings The President's Executive Office Building office -Seating arrangements -Stans’ previous meetings with the President -Oval Office -The President’s work habits -Oval Office -Previous Presidents Forthcoming Cabinet briefing -Thomas W. Evans -John N. Mitchell -Anne Armstrong and Evans -Connally -Cabinet officials -Robert J. Dole -Women -Barbara H. Franklin -Armstrong 1972 campaign finances -General Accounting Office [GAO] report -Filing, September 11, 1972 -George S. McGovern -Contributions -Henry Kimmelman -The President’s view 17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:00 pm. Refreshment The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm. 1972 campaign finances -Kimmelman -Dwayne D. Andrews US–Soviet Union grain deal -Recent telephone call from Thomas C. (:Teddy”) Gleason 1972 campaign finances -Andreas -Telephone conversation with Kimmelman -Herbert H. Humphrey contribution -Contributors to McGovern -Stewart R. Mott -Legislation -McGovern’s conversation with Andreas -Radio advertising -Costs -Public relations -Media -Public mood -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Expenditures -Television [TV], radio, newspaper -Billboards -Democratic charges -Responses -Direct mail, telephone calls -TV -McGovern -Contributors -McGovern -Fundraising efforts -Expenditures -Personnel -Lawyers 18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) -Use of telephone -Precinct workers -Registration -Newspaper advertising -Editorial support -Pledges -Small contributors -John N. Mitchell's role -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr. suit -Robert J. Dole's role -Watergate burglers -CRP -The President's role -Fundraising dinners -California -The President’s role -San Francisco -David Packard -Los Angeles, New York -Chicago -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Amounts -Public relations -Public relations -Issues -McGovern -Radio -October 10, 1972 -Use of TV -Duration -Celebrities -Possible contributions -Celebrities The President's schedule -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. -Previous meeting with the President -Forthcoming testimony -Previous meeting -Deborah (Murray) Sloan 19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) Support for the President -Catholics -Letter to Stans from nun -Jews -Democratic voters -Reaction to McGovern's supporter’s lifestyle House building industry -Audio tape for National Association of Homebuilders convention and fundraising dinners -Compared to videotape -McGovern -Public domain -George W. Romney -Possible message from the President -Videotape -Closed circuit 1972 campaign issues -McGovern -The President’s political career -Watergate -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -War and peace -Crime -Taxes -Prices -Watergate -Washington, DC establishment -Public view -The President's future schedule -Hugh Sloan -Forthcoming testimony -Morale -Hugh Sloan -Care of individuals involved -Employment -Financial assistance -Post-1972 election -Testimony -Deborah Sloan 20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) -Press coverage -Republican National Convention -Requests for tickets -CRP -Jack N. Anderson -Leaks -Richard (“Dick”) Tuck -Use of surveillance -1968 election -[Joe McGinniss, The Selling of the President] -Leonard Garment The president’s schedule -Republican storefront campaign headquarters 1972 campaign -Stans's work -Business leaders -Telephone calls -Business leaders -Labor officials -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Peter J. Brennan Stans’s future role -Post-1972 election -Robert H. Finch Stans left at 4:35 pm. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt -Age at deaths -Recent movie The President's schedule -Walk from Executive Office Building to campaign headquarters The President and Haldeman left at 4:40 pm. 21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06)