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Start Date: 6-May-1971 10:28 AM

End Date: 6-May-1971 10:58 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Hardin, Clifford M.Borlaug, Norman E.MacGregor, ClarkGross, H. R.Miller, Jack R.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:03:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:34:35

493a.mp3

493b.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Clifford M. Hardin, Norman E. Borlaug, Clark MacGregor, H. R. Gross, and Jack R. Miller met in the Oval Office of the White House from 10:28 am to 10:58 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 493-007 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 493-7

Date: May 6, 1971
Time: 10:28 am - 10:58 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Clifford M. Hardin and Dr. Norman E. Borlaug
[Recording begins while the conversation is in progress]

     Agricultural programs
          -US programs abroad
                -Purdue University, Michigan State University
                -Program in the Philippines
                -Work

Clark MacGregor, H[arold] R[oyce] Gross, and Jack R. Miller entered at 10:30 am

     Greetings

     Photo

     Hogs

     Des Moines Register
     Gifts for President
           -National Pork Producers’ Council
           -Location
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)



                -May 7, 1971 dinner

     Foreign programs

Members of the press entered at an unknown time after 10:30 am

     Hogs

     [Camera noise]

     Hogs

Members of the press left at an unknown time before 10:58 am

     Hogs
            -Farm Bureau

     Agricultural programs
          -US programs abroad
          -Borlaug
                -Nobel Prize acceptance speech
          -US role
          -Production
                -India, Pakistan, Brazil, Spain
                -US
                -India
                -Japan
                -US exports
                -India
                -Japan
                -Taiwan
          -Foreign aid
                -Food for peace
                -Teaching efforts
                      -Results
                           -Foreign Students at land-grant colleges
                      -Length of stay
                -Mexico
                -State Department
                -Teaching efforts
                      -Length of stay
                -Conversations with Dr. John A. Hannah
                                         11

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                                 Tape Subject Log
                                    (rev. 9/08)



           -Congress

Agricultural programs
     -Foreign aid
           -Private foundations
                 -John D. Rockefeller, Henry E. Ford, II
                 -Dr. [Forename unknown] Malone
                 -Work                                              Conv. No. 493-7 (cont.)
                 -Rockefeller, Ford
                 -Work
           -Workers
                 -A worker in Central America
                       -Michigan State University, Iowa State University, Purdue
                            University
           -Ethiopia
                 -A college
           -Workers
                 -Peace Corps
                 -Motivation
           -Latin America
                 -Education
                 -Resettlement
                 -Missionaries
                 -Colombia
                       -Michigan State University program
                       -Hannah, George Ferrara
                       -Results
                       -Bogota program
                       -Results
                       -National University at Deeka
                       -University of Nebraska
                       -Local involvement
                 -Personnel needs
                 -Mexico
                       -Personnel needs
                       -Work
                       -Length of program
                       -National Agricultural Research Institute of Mexico
                       -Graduate education
                       -A Pakistani worker
                       -Beirut experience
           -Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO]
                                          12

                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 9/08)



             -Middle East, Northern Africa, and Latin America
             -Personnel needs
                   -Education and training
                         -FAO
             -Mexico
                   -Training
             -FAO
        -Population control                                     Conv. No. 493-7 (cont.)
             -John F. Kennedy
             -Developing nations
                   -Food supply
             -Outlook
             -Food supply
                   -Needs
             -Mohammed Ayub Khan
                   -Position on food and population
                   -Health
                   -Position on food and population
                         -Election
                   -A smallpox epidemic
                   -Position on population control
                   -US aid
             -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                   -Food supply
                   -Bengal, US
             -Latin America
                   -Caracas, Venezuela
             -Mexico
                   -New President’s position
                   -Growth rate
                   -President’s population message
                   -An unknown man’s experience

Gifts from President
      -Cuff links

A Mexican driver

Gifts
        -Cufflinks

Borlaug’s accomplishments
                                              13

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)




     Hogs

     Des Moines Register

     President’s May 7, 1971 dinner

     Borlaug’s accomplishments                                   Conv. No. 493-7 (cont.)

     [General conversation]

Hardin, et al. left at 10:58 am