Secret White House Tapes

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37–82
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • John D. Ehrlichman
March 11, 1973
Conversation No. 37-82

Date: March 11, 1973
Time: 10:47 am-10:57 am
Location: White House Telephone

John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President.

Ehrlichman's schedule
-Issues and Answers appearance
-H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

President's schedule
-Cost of Living Council meeting
-Instructions regarding surpluses

-Earl L. Butz
-General Services Administration [GSA]
-Elliot L. Richardson
-Defense Department
-GSA
-Unnamed Official
-Stockpile
-Butz
-John T. Dunlop
“Issues and Answers”

Gridiron Dinner
-Prisoners of War [POWs]
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sept-09)

Conversation No. 37-82 (cont’d)




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-Experiences
-Viet Cong
-Solitary confinement
-President's conversation with Haldeman
-George S. McGovern's speech
-John Phillip Sousa
-Conversation with Newbold (“Newby”) Noyes, Jr.
-Comparison with previous years
-Harshness of recent dinners

President’s positions on Congressional bills
-Media coverage
-New York Times
-Catch phrases
-Washington Post
-Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
-Political value

President’s radio talks
-Benefits
-Media coverage
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sept-09)

Conversation No. 37-82 (cont’d)


-Newspapers

Gallup Poll
-Washington Post
-Cost of living
-Drugs
-Crime
-Cost of living
-US News and World Report
-Federal government’s role
-Spending
-Crime
-Compassion
-Prison system
-Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe

President's conversation with Noyes
-\"New Majority\"
-Noyes’ view
-Qualities
-Base instincts
-McGovern support
-The “Old Establishment”
-Compassion
-White House staff
-John F. Kennedy
-Lyndon B. Johnson

President's relations with Blacks
-Lack of media response
-New Orleans
-Meetings in Oval Office
-Conversation with Ehrlichman
-Walter F. Washington
-Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
-Hubert H. Humphrey
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sept-09)

Conversation No. 37-82 (cont’d)



Food surpluses
-Butz’s statements
-Consumer attitude
-Administration's position
-President’s role
-Farmers
-Bureaucracy
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