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Start Date: 20-Jul-1972 9:33 AM

End Date: 20-Jul-1972 9:45 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Butterfield, Alexander P.

Recording Device: Oval Office


NARA Description:

On July 20, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander P. Butterfield met in the Oval Office of the White House from 9:33 am to 9:45 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 748-002 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 748-2

Date: July 20, 1972
Time: 9:33 am - 9:45 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.

      The President's schedule
                -Clark MacGregor, Peter H. Dominick, Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson
                -John J. Rhodes
           -Breakfast meeting about strategy for Democratic Congress
                -1972 election
                -William E. Timmons
                -John D. Ehrlichman
                -Dominick, Wilson
                -Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford
                       -Possible meeting with press
                            -Pending legislation
           -Cabinet meeting on budget
                -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger


                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. Oct-06)

                      -Talking points
                      -William T. Pecora
                      -Instruction to Butterfield
                -Weinberger’s recommendation
                      -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], General Services
                           Administration [GSA], National Aeronautics and Space
                           Administration [NASA], Atomic Energy Commission [AEC]
           -Breakfast meeting
                -Agency heads
                      -Republican appointees
                -Press relations
                           -Public relations
                                  -Domestic Council

Butterfield left at 9:45 am