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Conversation: 642-016

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Start Date: 3-Jan-1972 10:05 AM

End Date: 3-Jan-1972 10:14 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Woods, Rose MarySanchez, ManoloWhite House operatorWarren, Gerald L.Bull, Stephen B.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:12:35

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:21:52

642a.mp3

642b.mp3

642c.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 3, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Rose Mary Woods, Manolo Sanchez, White House operator, Gerald L. Warren, and Stephen B. Bull met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 10:05 am and 10:14 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 642-016 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 642-16

Date: January 3, 1972
Time: 10:05 am - unknown before 10:14 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods.

     Woods's schedule

     Weather

     Woods’s schedule
         -Trip to California
               -Unknown items
                    -Plane

     Painting

     Misplaced papers

     Painting
           -Owner
                -Fred Sutter
           -Value
                -Artist
                      -Death

Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:05 am.

     Misplaced papers
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
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          -Roosevelt Room
          -The President's name

Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:10 am.

     The President's previous interview with Dan Rather, January 2, 1972
          -Woods's friends' opinions
               -Rather
          -Rather
               -Appearance
          -Camera angles
               -Shot from outside of Oval Office
               -Focus on the President
          -The President's demeanor
          -The President's performance
               -Paul Garvey's views
          -Rather's performance
          -Question on use of "Ms."
               -The President's subsequent calls to Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon
                      Cox

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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 3s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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               -The President's response
          -Rather's performance
          -Accusation concerning the President's possible delay tactics regarding Vietnam and
               reelection
               -The President's response
                     -Peace
                     -US casualties
          -Rather's performance
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 642-16 (cont.)


                -Woods’s view

     John Foster Dulles
          -Bust
                -Possible location
                     -Executive Office Building [EOB]

     News
         -Television
         -Newspapers and newsmagazines
              -Readership
              -"Man of the Year" award
              -Readership

[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:05 am and
10:10 am.]

[Conversation No. 642-16A]

[See Conversation No. 18-3]

[End of telephone conversation]


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 21s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:05 am.

     Misplaced papers
          -Possible location
                                                26

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 642-16 (cont.)


Sanchez left at 10:10 am.

[The President talked with Gerald L. Warren between 10:10 am and 10:11 am.]

[Conversation No. 642-16B]

     The President's State of the Union message
          -Announcement
          -Date

[End of telephone conversation]

     Misplaced papers
          -Out box
                -Alexander P. Butterfield
          -Briefcase
          -Roosevelt Room
          -Notes
          -"Little room"
          -Woods's search

     Bust of Dulles
          -The President's inspection
               -Decision on display
                     -EOB

Stephen B. Bull entered and Woods left at 10:13 am.

     Sanchez
          -Location
          -Previous instructions from the President

Bull left at an unknown time before 10:14 am.