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Conversation: 566-002

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Start Date: 17-Aug-1971 12:55 PM

End Date: 17-Aug-1971 1:10 PM

Participants:

Bull, Stephen B.Robb, RogerSchlesinger, James R. (Dr.)Schlesinger, CoraSchlesinger, CharlesSchlesinger, AnnSchlesinger, WilliamSchlesinger, EmilySchlesinger, ThomasSchlesinger, ClaraMartin, LauraDoub, William O.Doub, JosephDoub, AlbertDoub, Albert A.Doub, Albert A. (Mrs.)Radcliffe, George M. (Mrs.)Radcliffe, George M.Nixon, Richard M. (President)Butterfield, Alexander P.Ford, Gerald R.Griffin, Robert P.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:11:38

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:26:36

566a.mp3

566b.mp3

566b_i.mp3

NARA Description:

On August 17, 1971, Stephen B. Bull, Roger Robb, Dr. James R. Schlesinger, Cora Schlesinger, Charles Schlesinger, Ann Schlesinger, William Schlesinger, Emily Schlesinger, Thomas Schlesinger, Clara Schlesinger, Laura Martin, William O. Doub, Joseph Doub, Albert Doub, Albert A. Doub, Mrs. Albert A. Doub, Mrs. George M. Radcliffe, George M. Radcliffe, President Richard M. Nixon, Alexander P. Butterfield, Gerald R. Ford, and Robert P. Griffin met in the Oval Office of the White House from 12:55 pm to 1:10 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 566-002 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 566-2

Date: August 17, 1971
Time: 12:55 pm - 1:10 pm
Location: Oval Office

Stephen B. Bull met with Judge Roger Robb, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Schlesinger, Cora
Schlesinger, Charles Schlesinger, Ann Schlesinger, William Schlesinger, Emily Schlesinger,
Thomas Schlesinger, Clara Schlesinger, James Schlesinger, Laura Martin, Mr. and Mrs. William
O. Doub, Joseph Doub, Albert Doub, Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Doub, and Mr. and Mrs. George
M. Radcliffe; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.

     Placement

     Agenda
         -Press

     General conversation

The President entered at an unknown time after 12:55 pm

     [Photographic session]

     Oath of office

     Introductions

     Oath of office

     [General conversation]
          -George P. Shultz
          -Congress

     Presentation of gifts by President
          -Presidential seal and bow
          -Cufflinks
          -Apollo viewer

     General conversation
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                                                                            Conv. No. 566-2 (cont.)


     Oval Office
          -Furnishings
               -Theodore Roosevelt
                     -Rug
                          -Presidential seal
               -Julie Nixon Eisenhower portrait
               -George Washington portrait
                     -Rembrandt Peale
               -Flags
               -Music box

     [General conversation]

     President’s schedule
          -Oakland A’s

     [General conversation]

Schlesinger, et al. left and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:09 pm.

     President's schedule
          -Oakland A's
          -Henry A. Kissinger

Gerald R. Ford and Robert P. Griffin entered at 1:10 pm.

     President’s schedule
          -Oakland A’s

The President, Bull, and Butterfield left at 1:10 pm.
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