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Start Date: 10-Aug-1971 5:20 PM
End Date: 10-Aug-1971 5:45 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Bull, Stephen B.; Dent, Harry S.; Graham, William F. ("Billy"); Gustafson, Roy; Smith, Arthur; Rhodes, Fred; Harvey, Paul; McConnell, David; Bell, Nelson; Rideout, George; Routh, Porter; Phillips, Tom; Kampen, Robert Van; Crutchfield, Charles; Mead, Bill; Hayden, Ben; Johnson, Ed; Mooneyham, Stan; Lake, Tom; Bell, Alan; Criswell, W. A.; Epp, Theodore; Zondervan, Pat; Emory, Alan; Walton, Bill; Jarman, Maxy; Bright, Bill; Denny, Robert; Jeffrey, James; Wilson, T. W.; Lindsell, Harold; Gaeblein, Don; White House photographer; Woods, Rose Mary;
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:05:29
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:28:25
On August 10, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Stephen B. Bull, Harry S. Dent, William F. ("Billy") Graham, Roy Gustafson, Arthur Smith, Fred Rhodes, Paul Harvey, David McConnell, Nelson Bell, George Rideout, Porter Routh, Tom Phillips, Robert Van Kampen, Charles Crutchfield, Bill Mead, Ben Hayden, Ed Johnson, Stan Mooneyham, Tom Lake, Alan Bell, W. A. Criswell, Theodore Epp, Pat Zondervan, Alan Emory, Bill Walton, Maxy Jarman, Bill Bright, Robert Denny, James Jeffrey, T. W. Wilson, Harold Lindsell, Don Gaeblein, White House photographer, and Rose Mary Woods met in the Oval Office of the White House from 5:20 pm to 5:45 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 560-003 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 560-3 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 5:20 pm - 5:45 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Harry S. Dent and William F. (“Billy”) Graham. General conversation The President entered at 5:21 pm. Arrangements for meeting Roy Gustafson, Arthur Smith, Fred Rhodes, Paul Harvey, David McConnell, Nelson Bell, George Rideout, Porter Routh, Tom Phillips, Robert Van Kampen, Charles Crutchfield, Bill Mead, Ben Hayden, Ed Johnson, Stan Mooneyham, Tom Lake, Alan Bell, W. A. Criswell, Theodore Epp, Pat Zondervan, Alan Emory, Bill Walton, Maxy Jarman, Bill Bright, Robert Denny, James Jefferey, T.W. Wilson, Harold Lindsell, and Don Gaeblein entered at 5:22 pm; the 8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 560-3 (cont.) White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Bull left at 5:22 pm. Introductions and general conversation -Bible -Hannah Milhous Nixon -Criswell -First Baptist Church of Dallas -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Baptists -Walton -Holiday Inn -President’s visit -Signs -Kansas City -Manchester -Jeffery -Fellowship of Christian Athletics -Dallas Cowboys -Lake -Lilly Company -Indianapolis -President’s visit -Mayor Richard G. Lugar Baptists President’s schedule -Forthcoming helicopter ride Photograph Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:22 pm. President's schedule -Peter M. Flanigan Dent, et al. except Graham, left at 5:38 pm. Foreign policy briefing 9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 560-3 (cont.) -Henry A. Kissinger -Harvey White House briefings -Labor, business, professors, Congress -Foreign policy briefing -Baptist leaders -Influence -Criswell’s conversation with Graham -People’s Republic of China [PRC] policy -Criswell's conversation with Graham Dr. Nelson Bell -Health President's schedule -Kissinger -Sequoia -White House church service -Invitation -Graham's mother [Mrs. W.F. Graham] -Health -President’s visit -Lucy A. Winchester The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 5:38 pm and 5:45 pm. [Conversation No. 560-3A] President's schedule -White House church service -Timing -California -Invitation -Mrs. Graham and companions Photograph of President [End of telephone conversation] Foreign policy briefing 10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Conv. No. 560-3 (cont.) -Location -Cabinet Room -Purpose -Lindsell -Editorial -J. Howard Pew -Pew -Bell -Health Dorothy Sayers -President’s recent trip to Maine -Background -British -Unknown book -1941 -Relevance -Background -Conservatism -British -World Council of Churches -Unknown book -Harcourt, Brace publishing company -Lectures -Age -Meeting with Graham -Book -Lectures -World War II President's schedule -Flanigan Graham left at 5:45 pm.