Secret White House Tapes

39–25

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39–25
  • White House operator
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Paul W. Keyes
May 28, 1973
Conversation No. 39-25

Date: May 28, 1973
Time: 10:40 pm - 10:44 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

Incoming telephone call

The President talked with Paul W. Keyes.

President’s trip to Florida

Former prisoners of war [POWs] dinner
-Keyes’s efforts
-Telephone calls from Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Ronald L. Ziegler
-Television [TV] coverage
-Networks
-American Broadcasting Companies [ABC]
-Jack Webb’s telephone call to Keyes
-POWs’ reaction
-Newspaper coverage
-Statements by John Wayne, James (“Jimmy”) Stewart, and Ricardo Montalban
-Keyes’s role
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. February-2011)

Conversation No. 39-25 (cont’d)

-Miriam E. (Kelleher) Keyes

-POW bracelet

-Dance with POW

-Duration

-President’s activities

-Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope

-Cue cards


Watergate

-Effect on President

-Popular opinion


POW dinner

-Wayne and Stewart

-Return flight

-Mood

-Recognition for performers

-Keyes’s conversation with Stephen B. Bull

-Certificate, cuff links, gift
Secret White House Tapes |

39–25

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