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Start Date: 30-Jun-1972 11:15 AM

End Date: 30-Jun-1972 11:26 AM


Bull, Stephen B.Coffey, Vernon C., Jr.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:22:53

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:34:01

NARA Description:

On June 30, 1972, Stephen B. Bull and Vernon C. Coffey, Jr. met in the Oval Office of the White House from 11:15 am to 11:26 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 744-009 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 744-9

Date: June 30, 1972
Time: 11:15-11:26 am.
Location: Oval Office

Stephen B. Bull met with Vernon C. Coffey, Jr.


The President entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am.

      Coffey's future
           -Assignment at White House
           -Military assignments
                 -War college
           -Black officers
           -Coffey’s work experience
           -Financial situation
           -Activity after leaving military service
                 -Private industry
                 -Equal opportunity
                       -The President's view
                 -Coffey’s work experience


                                         Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. Feb-02)
                                                             Conv. No. 744-9 (cont.)

                 -Donald McI. Kendall
                 -Branch Rickey
                 -John R. (“Jackie”) Robinson
                 -Blacks' qualifications
                       -Coffey’s ability
           -Military experience
           -Children's education
           -War college
                 -International relations
           -Linguistic ability in French
           -Work experience

      Presentation of gifts by the President

      Coffey's thanks to the President
           -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
           -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
           -Tricia Nixon Cox


Coffey left at 11:26 am.