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Start Date: 27-Jun-1972 11:30 AM

End Date: 27-Jun-1972 11:57 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Richardson, Elliot L.Millis, John S.Cooper, TheodoreCole, Kenneth R., Jr.Cavanaugh, James H.White House photographerBull, Stephen B.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:26:44

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:53:50

NARA Description:

On June 27, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Elliot L. Richardson, John S. Millis, Theodore Cooper, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., James H. Cavanaugh, White House photographer, and Stephen B. Bull met in the Oval Office of the White House from 11:30 am to 11:57 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 743-005 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 743-5

Date: June 27, 1972
Time: 11:30-11:57 am.
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Elliot L. Richardson, John S. Millis, Theodore Cooper, Kenneth R. Cole,
Jr. and James H. Cavanaugh.
[Members of the press and White House photographer were present at the beginning of the
meeting.]

     Introductions

     Photographs

     Cooper’s forthcoming trip to Moscow

     US-Soviet Union Cooperative Health Program on Disease
         -The President's view
               -Richardson’s role
         -Cancer
         -Heart disease
               -The President's view
                    -Support for program
               -Cooper's previous visit to Moscow
               -Agreement with Soviet Union
                    -Statistical data
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          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                         Tape Subject Log
                           (rev. Feb-02)


           -William P. Rogers, Boris V. Petrovsky
           -Dr. E. I. Chazov and Dr. Cooper
     -Soviet diet
           -Priority
     -Incidence in certain areas of Soviet Union
     -The President's meeting with Poles
     -Exercise
           -Dr. Paul Dudley White
           -Walking
                -The President's visits to Camp David
     -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
           -Diet
           -Comparison to the Soviet Union
           -Richardson's memorandum to Henry A. Kissinger
           -System
     -Soviet health problems
           -White [First name unknown]
           -The President's view
                -Compared with US
-Cancer legislation
     -Millis's role
-Heart diseases
     -Variety and relationships
     -Forthcoming recommendations
           -Funding allocation
           -Facilities
           -Communication
           -Education
-Education
     -Doctors
     -Public
     -Problems
     -Use of fear
           -Weight
           -Diet
           -Smoking
           -Youth
-Due date for report
-Need for education about health
     -Reader's Digest
     -Television potential
     -Human biology courses in high school and college
           -The President's view
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. Feb-02)


                      -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am.

     The President’s schedule

Bull left at an unknown time before 11:57 am.

                      -Competition for curricular time
                         -The President's view
                                -Social studies

     Presentation of gifts by the President

Millis, Cooper, Richardson, Cole, and Cavanaugh left at 11:57 am.