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Start Date: 10-Aug-1971 2:59 PM
End Date: 10-Aug-1971 3:19 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Harvey, Paul (Mrs.); Dent, Harry S.; White House photographer;
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:04:59
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:25:42
On August 10, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Mrs. Paul Harvey, Harry S. Dent, and White House photographer met in the Oval Office of the White House from 2:59 pm to 3:19 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 559-021 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 559-21 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:59 pm - 3:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harvey, and Harry S. Dent; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Tour Photograph session William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Meeting -Oakland Political activism -1963 -Vietnam War -Civil rights -Mark Rudd -Economic factors -Mario Savio -Student movement -Chicago 31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.) -Mayor Richard J. Daley -1968 Democratic convention Harvey -Radio show -Stations -Television -College campuses Support for the President -Students Liberal establishment -East -Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles -Elite -Values -Pentagon Papers -Previous administration's actions -Professors, intellectual leaders, opinion makers, business elite Support for President -Sources -Working people -Hardhats, police, farmers -The South -Elite -Civil war -Compared to other regions -Midwest, East -Far West -Orange County, San Diego -Issues -National defense -Ending Vietnam war -Demonstrators -Law and order -Elite -President’s familiarity -Washington, DC -New York 32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.) -Leader class -Middle class, working class -Values -Nation's heartland -Location -South and Midwest -New York -California -South -North -Central Valley -Opinion makers -Foreign policy The media -Harvey’s audience -Hardhats -Chicago Tribune -Journalism schools -Columbia University -Chicago Tribune -Graham -Proposed university Code of conduct -Leadership Public attitudes -Law enforcement -Vietnam war -Religion -Graham -Norman Vincent Peale -President's religious affiliation -Protestants -Graham -Eugene Carson Blake -Roman Catholics -Progressive churches -Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Mormons, Fundamentalists, Southern Baptists -Working classes -Leader class 33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.) -Youth -President's leadership -Supreme Court justices -Journalism The media -Network television -George Hutton Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks -Golf balls Graham Harvey's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Mr. & Mrs. Harvey, and Dent left at 3:19 pm.