Secret White House Tapes

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426–42
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Samuel L. Devine
  • UNKNOWN
  • [Dwight] David Eisenhower
April 10, 1973
Conversation No. 426-42

Date: April 10, 1973
Time: Unknown between 4:45 pm and 5:59 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with Samuel L. Devine.

President’s appreciation
-Executive Office Building [EOB] office


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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
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Conversation No. 426-42 (cont’d)


[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-Congressional candidacy
-Discharge from Naval Service
-Residency question
-Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo’s property in Maryland
-Rental of property in Congressional district
-Maryland, Washington, DC
-White House
-Problem
-Rental
-Rebozo’s house

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-White House
-Criticism
-Apartment compared to Rebozo’s house
-Other job prospects
-Interest in national security
-Officer candidate school
-George A. Goodling’s office
-Goodling
-Candidacy
-Announcement
-Other opponents
-Other job prospects
-Capitol Hill
-Goodling’s office
-Conference [?] committee compared to campaign committee
-Travel
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
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Conversation No. 426-42 (cont’d)


-Devine’s talk with Robert H. Michel
-Financial contribution
-Announcement of candidacy
-Goodling’s decision
-Speaking engagements
-David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-Format
-Republican clubs
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s role
-Public speaking
-Tricia Nixon Cox
-Compared to president
-Gestures
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-Humility, warmth
-Devine’s support
-Strategy
-Hugh Scott’s, Clifford L. Jones’s [Pennsylvania Republican State
Chairmen] advice
-Residency issue
-Other job prospects
-Devine’s conversation with Michel
-David Eisenhower’s knowledge of political campaigns
-Letter to New York Times
-Writing skills
-Goodling

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The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:45 pm and 4:58
pm.

[Conversation No. 426-42A]

Request that David Eisenhower come to EOB office

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
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Conversation No. 426-42 (cont’d)




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David Eisenhower’s employment
-Devine’s conversation with Michel
-Congressional committee staff
-Jealousy
-President’s role
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-Work in the White House
-Family
-Daughters
-Husbands

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Congress
-Budget cuts

David Eisenhower entered at 4:58 pm.

Congress
-Budget cuts
-Defense
-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], People’s Republic of China
[PRC]
-Devine
-Leadership position in the House of Representatives
-Conservatives
-Public regulators, mainstream
-Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
-Voting record
-Support for the President's administration
-Vietnam War
-Vote on sustaining veto
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Sep.-2010)
Conversation No. 426-42 (cont’d)


-[Rural water and sewer grant program]
-Vacational rehabilitation
-Senate


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David Eisenhower’s plans
-Devine and Goodling
-Conversation with President
-Devine’s conversation with Eisenhower
-Goodling’s decision
-Work in Goodling’s office
-Goodling’s announcement
-President’s role
-Devine and Eisenhower’s conversation in adjacent office
-Other job prospects
-Residency
-Congressional campaign
-Goodling’s plans
-Announcement
-George H. W. Bush’s role
-Hugh Scott’s viewpoint

President’s schedule

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Devine and Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 5:59 pm.
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