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Start Date: 4-May-1971 10:04 AM

End Date: 4-May-1971 10:12 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Scott, HughFord, Gerald R.Arends, Leslie C.MacGregor, ClarkKlein, Herbert G.Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:13:43

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:21:23

NARA Description:

On May 4, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends, Clark MacGregor, Herbert G. Klein, and Ronald L. Ziegler met in the Oval Office of the White House from 10:04 am to 10:12 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 490-011 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 490-11

Date: May 4, 1971
Time: 10:04 am - 10:12 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends, Clark MacGregor, and
Herbert G. Klein; this recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress.

[Transcript #1: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under
court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums,
et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)



Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.]

[End of transcript]

Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time during the transcribed portion.

     President's previous meeting with Republican leadership
          -Administration's domestic program                         Conv. No. 490-9 (cont.)
          -Revenue sharing
                 -Public relations
                       -Leaders statement
          -Lockheed
                 -Leaders comments
                 -John B. Connally and President's remarks
                 -Employment
                       -President’s view
                             -“Peacetime jobs”
                 -Ziegler's possible statement
                 -Statement by leadership
                 -Connally’s forthcoming statement
                 -Birch Bayh, John V. Tunney, Hubert H. Humphrey, and Edmund S. Muskie
          -Supersonic Transport [SST]

[Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under
court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums,
et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records
Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.]

[End of transcript]

     [General conversation]

     Klein's appearance on "Morning Show"

Scott, Ford, Arends, MacGregor, Ziegler and Klein left at 10:12 am.
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)