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Start Date: 6-Dec-1971 6:40 PM

End Date: 6-Dec-1971 6:51 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Timmons, William E.Butterfield, Alexander P.White House operatorPowell, Lewis F., Jr.Flanigan, Peter M.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:54:14

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:05:40




NARA Description:

On December 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, William E. Timmons, Alexander P. Butterfield, White House operator, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., and Peter M. Flanigan met in the Oval Office of the White House from 6:40 pm to 6:51 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 630-022 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 630-22

Date: December 6, 1971
Time: 6:40 pm - 6:51 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with William Timmons and Alexander P. Butterfield; a National Broadcasting
Company [NBC] film crew was present at the beginning of the meeting.

     Lewis F. Powell, Jr. confirmation
                     -William H. Rehnquist

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:40 pm and
6:44 pm.

[Conversation No. 630-22A]


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                         Conv. No. 632-22 (cont.)

[See Conversation No. 16-26]

[End of telephone conversation]


     Tax bill
          -Check off
               -Gerald R. Ford
               -The President's talk with John B. Connally

     Appropriations bill
         -Continuing resolution
         -Senate sub-committee
               -Conversation with Timmons

The President talked with Lewis F. Powell, Jr. between 6:44 pm and 6:47 pm.

[Conversation No. 630-22B]

[See Conversation No. 16-27]

[End of telephone conversation]

Timmons and Butterfield left and Peter M. Flanigan entered at 6:47 pm.

     Pension plan
          -Work force
                -Percentage covered or not covered by a pension plan
                -Contribution to a plan
                           -Departments of the Treasury, Commerce, and Labor, and Office of
                                 Management and Budget [OMB]
                                 -Deduction limits
                                 -George P. Shultz
                -Thomas E. Dewey
                -Self employed

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 632-22 (cont.)

                 -Tax deduction or credit

Flanigan left at 6:51 pm.