Secret White House Tapes

37–83

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37–83
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • H. R. Haldeman
March 11, 1973
Conversation No. 37-83

Date: March 11, 1973
Time: 1:49 pm-1:58 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.


President's crime radio address
-Congressional reaction
-Press coverage
-Tactics in press release
-Speech revisions
-Strength
-Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe
-Drug rehabilitation
-Legal position
-Congress
-Lead press stories
-“Soft headed judges”
-Probation officers
-Death penalty
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sept-09)

Conversation No. 37-83 (cont’d)


Public relations [PR]
-Reaching local communities
-Television [TV] announcements
-Radio addresses
-Compared to Chicago
-Raymond K. Price, Jr.
-Better Government League
-Jewish demonstrators
-President’s 1968 and 1972 campaigns
-Effectiveness
-Haldeman’s view
-Rowland Evans
-Robert D. Novak
-Presidential statements
-Radio
-TV
-Example
-President’s crime radio address

-Message to Congress
-Press coverage in Washington, DC
-Radio
-Additional impact
-Press criticism
-Benefit
-Compared to live event
-Substance of address
-National reception
-Color stories

Veterans
-Vietnam
-“Freeloaders”
-Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sept-09)
Secret White House Tapes |

37–83

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