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Start Date: 5-May-1972 11:40 AM

End Date: 5-May-1972 11:46 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rauscher, Frank J.Richardson, Elliot L.Cole, Kenneth R., Jr.Cavanaugh, James H.White House photographer

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:27:24

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:33:59

720a.mp3

720b.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 5, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Frank J. Rauscher, Elliot L. Richardson, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., James H. Cavanaugh, and White House photographer met in the Oval Office of the White House from 11:40 am to 11:46 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 720-006 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 720-6

Date: May 5, 1972
Time: 11:40 am - 11:46 am
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. Jan-02)
                                                                         Conv. No. 72-5 (cont.)
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Frank J. Rauscher, Elliot L. Richardson, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., and James
H. Cavanaugh; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the
beginning of the meeting.

      The President’s schedule
           -Previous meeting with the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB]

      Greetings
           -Rauscher
                -Accomplishments

      Photograph
           -Arrangements

      Steuben crystal [“Star of the President”]
           -Walter H. Annenberg gift

      [Photograph session]

      Cancer program
          -President's support
                -Instructions to Rauscher
                -New approaches
                      -Other health fields
          -Concentration of resources

      Gifts
              -Cuff links
                   -New set

      Congress
          -Duplicity
          -Health program
          -Revenue sharing
          -Welfare reform
          -Social Security
          -Spending policies

Rauscher, et al., left at 11:46 am.
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Jan-02)
                                                              Conv. No. 72-6 (cont.)