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Start Date: 13-Oct-1971 12:16 PM
End Date: 13-Oct-1971 12:31 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Buchanan, John H., Jr.; Crane, Philip M.; Jonas, Charles R.; Scherle, William J.; Spence, Floyd D.; Flood, Daniel J.; Ryan, John J.; Sikes, Robert L. F.; Waggonner, Joe D., Jr.; Zablocki, Clement J.; Timmons, William E.; Cook, Richard K.; Haig, Alexander M., Jr.; Ziegler, Ronald L.;
Recording Device: Oval Office
Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:25:39
Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:41:13
On October 13, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, John H. Buchanan, Jr., Philip M. Crane, Charles R. Jonas, William J. Scherle, Floyd D. Spence, Daniel J. Flood, John J. Ryan, Robert L. F. Sikes, Joe D. Waggonner, Jr., Clement J. Zablocki, William E. Timmons, Richard K. Cook, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., and Ronald L. Ziegler met in the Oval Office of the White House from 12:16 pm to 12:31 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 590-006 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 590-6 Date: October 13, 1971 Time: 12:16 pm - 12:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John Buchanan, Philip M. Crane, Charles R. Jonas, William J. Scherle, Floyd D. Spence, Daniel J. Flood, John J. Rooney, Robert L. F. Sikes, Joe D. Waggonner, Jr., Clement J. Zablocki, William E. Timmons, Richard Cook, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Salutations Composition of group Presentation of the "Save Taiwan, Republic of China, United Nations [UN] Seat" petition -Support in Congress US foreign policy 29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/10) Conv. No. 590-6 (cont.) -UN -Taiwan -Jonas -George H. W. Bush -William P. Rogers -Importance of petition Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 12:21 pm. -Taiwan -UN -US financial contributions -Bush -Rogers -Rooney -US financial contributions -Bush -Congressional Record Memento giving -Donald McI. Kendall US foreign relations -UN -Taiwan -Bush -Rooney's opinion Farewells -Jonas Buchanan, et al. left at 12:27 pm. News stories -Supreme Court appointments -The President's action in reading announcement -US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Summit -Television networks -Moscow -Phase II -Newspapers 30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/10) Conv. No. 590-6 (cont.) -US-USSR Summit -Labor -UN -Funds cut off -Rooney -Petition from the House of Representatives on demanding the preservation of Taiwan's seat in the UN -American appropriation for UN -The Administration’s position -Baseball game Ziegler left at 12:31 pm.