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Conversation: 458-005

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Start Date: 25-Feb-1971 3:46 PM

End Date: 25-Feb-1971 4:05 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Bull, Stephen B.Herrera, FelipeWalker, Charls E.Costanzo, Henry J.Hewitt, Ashley

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:01:23

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:20:06


NARA Description:

On February 25, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Stephen B. Bull, Felipe Herrera, Charls E. Walker, Henry J. Costanzo, and Ashley Hewitt met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 3:46 pm and 4:05 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 458-005 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 458-5

Date: February 25, 1971
Time: Unknown after 3:46 pm until 4:05 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Stephen B. Bull

     The President’s schedule
          -Felipe Herrera
          -Ashley Hewitt

Herrera, Charls E. Walker, Henry J. Costanzo, and Hewitt entered and Bull left at 3:48 pm;
members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting


          -Previous meeting with the President
               -Dwight D. Eisenhower
          -Tenure at Inter-American Development Bank [IADB]
          -University education

     United States-Latin American relations
                -Herrera’s return to Chile
                -US contribution
                     -Administration views
                           -President’s statement
                           -Albert A. Gore, Sr.
                     -Loan policy
          -IADB loan assistance
                -Compared to World Bank

                             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                         Tape Subject Log
                                            (rev. 9/08)

                  -Caribbean nations
             -The President’s trip to Chile in 1967
             -United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization [UNESCO]

             -Presentation of Material from IADB
             -Presentation of gifts by the President
                  -President’s foreign policy report
                  -Cuff links


Herrera, Costanzo, and Hewitt left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm

     Public relations
          -US-Latin American relations
                 -Administration position
                       -Walker’s statements
                 -America’s partnership
                 -”Peaceful change”
                 -Private capital
                 -Importance of aid
                 -President’s view
                 -Dignity of all countries

     John B. Connally


Walker left at 4:05 pm


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)