Secret White House Tapes

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5–109
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Charles W. Colson
June 17, 1971
Conversation No. 5-109

Date: June 17, 1971
Time: 2:22 pm - 2:37 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

[See Conversation No. 261-14]

Lucien N. Nedzi-Charles W. Whalen, Jr.
-Forthcoming vote in House of Representatives

Senate vote, June 17th
-New York Times story regarding Pentagon Papers
-Herman E. Talmadge's reaction

Pentagon Papers
-Press reaction to Times’ release
-President's conversation with John L. McClellan, June 17th
-Administration's response
-John D. Ehrlichman
-John F. Kennedy-Lyndon B. Johnson Pentagon Papers
-Colson's meeting with Ehrlichman, June 17th
-Ronald L. Ziegler's statement
-Clark M. Clifford
-George Meany's opinion
-Jay Lovestone
-Administration's response
-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
-New York Times discredited for printing Pentagon Papers
-Disloyalty in government
-Effect of disclosure
-New York Times as enemy of administration
-Administration's response
-President's forthcoming visit to Rochester
-Pending court proceedings
-Henry A. Kissinger
-Ronald W. Reagan's comment regarding New York Times
-Fidel Castro
-Editorial reaction across the country
-Violation of laws
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John M. O'Neill
-Support for the President
-Appearance with “Face the Nation” David Frost

Pentagon Papers
-Impact of story on nation
-Johnson, Kennedy, Robert S. McNamara
-Responsibility for US involvement in Vietnam
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