Secret White House Tapes

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524–1
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • H. R. Haldeman
  • Stephen B. Bull
June 17, 1971
Conversation No. 524-1

Date: June 17, 1971
Time: 7:55 am - 8:06 am
Location: Oval Office

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

President’s schedule
-Rochester trip
-Florida trip
-George P. Shultz
-John D. Ehrlichman
-Barry M. Goldwater
-Henry A. Kissinger
-Meeting with unknown Prime Minister

Pentagon Papers
-Administration response
-Ehrlichman
-Ronald L. Ziegler's statement
-William P. Rogers’ statement
-Involvement of Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy administrations
-Ziegler
-Declassification of Korean War and World War II documents
-Department of Defense
-Department of State
-Role of classification
-Relations with governments, sources, advisers
-Administration involvement
-Coverage by House speakers
-Emphasis
-Nixon administration non-involvement
-Involvement of four Democratic Presidents
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
-Harry S. Truman
-Johnson
-Kennedy
-Appearance of administration cover-up

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:55 am.
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Bipartisan House of Representatives and Senate meeting with President
-John C. Stennis, Vance Hartke and two unidentified Congressman

Bull left at an unknown time before 8:06 am.

Pentagon Papers
-Hubert H. Humphrey position
-Effect on President's election prospects Conv. No. 524-1 (cont.)
-Press
-Coverup
-Impact on country
-Effect on New York Times
-Administration involvement
-Involvement of the Presidency
-Other involvement
-Nelson A. Rockefeller statement
-Effect
-Ehrlichman
-John N. Mitchell
-Action regarding grand jury
-Delays
-Need for bold action
-Alger Hiss case
-Need to fight Times
-Issues involved
-Security
-Other thoughts

Schedule
-Rose Mary Woods

The President and Haldeman left at 8:06 am.
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(rev. 10/08)
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