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Start Date: 13-Mar-1973 12:03 PM
End Date: 13-Mar-1973 12:16 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob"); Schriever, B. A. (Gen.); Baker, Harold R.; Cole, Reginald E.; Boyett, Fred R.; Dickerson, Glenn R.; Harkins, William D. (Capt.); Schalbrack, A. L. (Col.); Vinciguerra, John V.; Olmsted, Mary; Carrington, Henry A.; McVay, B. N.; Kelly, Bernard E.; Johnson, Reginald; Perry, Joseph; McMillan, Charles; Kamp, Carl; Usilaner, Brian; Peterson, Norman; Butz, Earl L.; Rogers, William P.; Simon, William E.; Richardson, Elliot L.; Ray, Dixy Lee; Weinberger, Caspar W. ("Cap"); Sampson, Arthur F.; Ash, Roy L.; Hampton, Robert E.;
Recording Device: Oval Office
On March 13, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, Gen. B. A. Schriever, Harold R. Baker, Reginald E. Cole, Fred R. Boyett, Glenn R. Dickerson, Capt. William D. Harkins, Col. A. L. Schalbrack, John V. Vinciguerra, Mary Olmsted, Henry A. Carrington, B. N. McVay, Bernard E. Kelly, Reginald Johnson, Joseph Perry, Charles McMillan, Carl Kamp, Brian Usilaner, Norman Peterson, Earl L. Butz, William P. Rogers, William E. Simon, Elliot L. Richardson, Dixy Lee Ray, Caspar W. ("Cap") Weinberger, Arthur F. Sampson, Roy L. Ash, and Robert E. Hampton met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 12:03 pm and 12:16 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 878-008 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 878-8 Date: March 13, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:03 pm and 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Harold R. Baker, Reginald E. Cole, Fred R. Boyett, Glenn R. Dickerson, Capt. William D. Harkins, Col. A. L. Schalbrack, John V. Vinciquerra, Mary Olmsted, Henry A. Carrington, B. N. McVay, Bernard E. Kelly, Reginald Johnson, Joseph Perry, Charles McMillan, Earl L. Butz, William P. Rogers, William E. Simon, Elliot L. Richardson, Dixy Lee Ray, Carl Kamp, Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger, Arthur F. Sampson, Roy L. Ash, Robert E. Hampton, Brian Usilaner, Norman Peterson, Gen. B. A. Schriever. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman was present at the beginning of the meeting. The White House photographer was present for part of the meeting. Doors Greetings -Weather Presentation -Arrangements Presentation of awards -Baker -Agriculture Department -Photograph -Cole -Agriculture Department -Boyett and Dickerson -Treasury Department -Harkins -US Navy -Defense Department -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -16- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-2010) Conversation No. 878-8 (cont’d) -Schalbrack -Defense Supply Agency -Ogden, Utah -Vinciquerra -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Olmsted -State Department -Ad Hoc Committee to Improve the Status of Women in the Foreign Affairs Agencies -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon reception for Foreign Service wives -Carrington -Federal Home Loan Bank Board -Regional Council, General Services Administration [GSA] County Services Working Groups -McVay GSA -Kelly -HEW -Johnson -Labor Department -Perry -Department of House and Urban development [HUD] -McMillan -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] Group photographs -Arrangement Awards -President’s remarks -Government service -Financial awards -Intangible awards -[Arnold] Eric Severeid's comments on politics -Compared with private enterprise -Satisfaction -Plaques -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -17- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-2010) Conversation No. 878-8 (cont’d) Weather -Golf Salutations The award recipients left at 12:16 pm.