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Conversation: 845-008

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Start Date: 31-Jan-1973 4:10 PM

End Date: 31-Jan-1973 4:15 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Young, David R., Jr.Bush, George H. W.Timmons, William E.Korologos, Thomas C.Bull, Stephen B.Atkins, Oliver F. ("Ollie")Stevens, Ted

Recording Device: Oval Office


NARA Description:

On January 31, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, David R. Young, Jr., George H. W. Bush, William E. Timmons, Thomas C. Korologos, Stephen B. Bull, Oliver F. ("Ollie") Atkins, and Ted Stevens met in the Oval Office of the White House from 4:10 pm to 4:15 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 845-008 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 845-8

Date: January 31, 1973
Time: Between 4:10 pm and 4:15 pm.
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Donald Young, George H. W. Bush, William E. Timmons, Thomas C.
Korologos, and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of
the meeting.

       -The President’s schedule
            -Charles W. Colson [?]
            -Arrangements for Photographs
            -Reception [?]

       Alaskan congressional election
            -Alaska State legislature
            -The President’s assistance
            -Young's background
                  -State senatorial district
                  -“Bush vote”
                  -Use of small planes
                  -1972 election
                        -The President’s victory
                  -William A. Egan
                        -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO]
                              -“Bonanza for bureaucrats”


Ted Stevens entered at an unknown time after 4:10 pm.


                                        Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Mar.-09)

                                                             Conversation No. 845-8 (cont’d)

             -Young as candidate
                  -Legislative work with Stevens

       Photographic session

       [General conversation]


Young, Stevens, Timmons and Korologos, and Bull left at 4:15 pm.

[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift.]

              -William D. Ruckelshaus
              -Press relations

[End segment reviewed under deed of gift.]

Bush left at 4:15 pm.