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590–3
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Stephen B. Bull
  • Walter E. Washington
  • Jerry V. Wilson
  • John D. Ehrlichman
  • Egil "Bud" Krogh
  • UNKNOWN
October 13, 1971
Conversation No. 590-3

Date: October 13, 1971
Time: 11:06 am - 12:02 pm
Location: Oval Office

Stephen B. Bull met with Mayor Walter E. Washington, Jerry V. Wilson, John D. Ehrlichman,
and Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr.

Washington, DC
-Drugs
-Addiction rate

The President entered at an unknown time after 11:06 am.

Greetings

Washington Redskins
-Washington Senators
-Fans
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-2 (cont.)



Baseball
-Possible team for Washington, DC
-Cleveland Indians
-Vernon Stouffer
-Chicago White Sox
-San Diego Padres
-C. Arnholt Smith
-White Sox
-Joseph Danzansky
-Buzzy Bavasi
-Padres
-Tuchel [?]
-Edward Bennet Williams
-Mayor Washington's activities
-Editors
-[Forename unknown] Kaye [?]
-John (“Jack”) H. Kaufmann
-Raymond F. Mack
-American Security Bank
-Robert C. Baker
-Kansas City Royals
-Possible application for Washington
-Season tickets sales
-Oakland Athletics
-Royals
-Milwaukee Brewers
-The President’s view
-Television revenues

Redskins
-George E. Allen
-Conversation with the President at San Clemente
-Conversation with Mayor Washington
-Houston Oilers game
-St. Louis Cardinals
-Allen

Washington, DC
-Crime
-Statistics
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Bicentennial
-Crime
-Washington’s view
-Profits
-Woodies
-Raleigh's
-Hecht's
-Garfinckel's
-Banks
-F. Street
-Saltz Haberdasher
-Downtown redevelopment
-The Mall
-Transportation
-McLean Gardens
-Park Fairfax community
-Hartford Insurance
-Fairmack Developers
-Inland Steel Company
-Georgetown waterfront
-Police Department
-John N. Mitchell

An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:06 am.

Refreshments

The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:42 am.

Washington, DC
-Crime statistics
-Chief Wilson
-New York
-Price Waterhouse
-Peat Marwick
-Lybrand Ross
-Booz Allen
-Compared with 1968
-Accomplishments
-Mitchell
-Washington’s memorandum
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Administration’s assistance to Washington, DC
-Police
-Drugs
-Treatment centers
-Lighting of downtown buildings
-Sodium vapor lights
-Crime
-Racial make-up
-Los Angeles
-Watts neighborhood
-Chicago
-South Side neighborhood
-New York
-Harlem
-Bedford-Stuyvesant
-Washington, DC
-Police programs
-Officer Friendly Program
-Crime stoppers
-Joel T. Broyhill
-Baseball team
-Importance
-San Diego
-Cleveland
-Stouffer
-Lakefront stadium
-Attendance
-Williams, Danzansky
-Chicago White Sox
-Robert E. Short
-Allen
-Youth programs
-Los Angeles Dodgers
-Redskins
-Importance
-Bicentennial celebration
-Possible expansion
-National distribution
-California
-San Diego
-San Francisco Giants
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Oakland
-Toronto
-Robert Wilson's call to Washington
-Use of public funds
-New directions
-Tourism
-Investment
-F Street
-Sales
-Convention Center
-Location
-Washington Hilton
-Washington Coliseum
-John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
-Chicago's McCormick Place
-Washington, DCArmory
-Mall
-Skidmore, Owings, Merrill
-Union Station facilities
-Wisconsin Avenue
-Hartford Insurance
-Neiman-Marcus
-Zoning battle
-Mayor Washington's talk with Stanley Marcus
-Lighting downtown
-Safety
-Daniel P. Moynihan

Members of the press entered at an unknown time after 11:06 am.

Photographs

Press left at an unknown time before 11:42 am.

Sports
-Advertisements on televistion
-Drugs
-Allen
-Washington Star
-The President's letters of appreciation
-Redskins
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Vincent T. Lombardi
-Allen

Mayor Washington's administration

Publicity on Wahington, DC's accomplishments
-Criminal justice system

Washington, Wilson and Krogh left at 11:42 am.

Chief Wilson
-Mitchell's conversation with Ehrlichman
-Resignation

The President's schedule

Washington, DC
-Federal money
-Crime
-Budget

An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:42 am.

The President's schedule
-Forthcoming meeting with Masons

The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:02 pm.


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 43s ]


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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


Supreme Court appointments
-Importance of speed
-Problem with publicity
-Bar investigation
-Mitchell
-Timing of submitting names
-The President’s view
-Bar association
-Names
-Timing of announcements of nominees
-Mildred L. Lillie
-Herschel H. Friday
-Investigation
-William H. Rehnquist
-Mitchell
-Question of clients
-Friday
-School boards
-G. Harrold Carswell
-Speech
-Sam J. Ervin, Jr.
-Friday
-Warren E. Burger
-Possible problems
-Edward H. Levi
-William J. Brennan, Jr.
-Hugo L. Black
-Eulogy
-Friday
-Length of practice
-Lillie
-Judicial experience
-Friday
-Experience
-Federal court clerkship
-Law teacher
-Lillie’s background
-Compared with Justices of the Court
-Trial experience
-William O. Douglas
-Byron R. (“Whizzer”) White
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Brennan
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
-Burger
-Harry A. Blackmun
-Potter Stewart
-Experience
-American Bar Association [ABA]
-Feeling toward criminal decisions
-Miranda v. Arizona Decision
-Earl Warren
-Lillie
-Experience with court of original jurisdiction
-Possibility of strengthening the Court
-The President’s records for appointment
-Statement
-Judicial reform
-Woman
-Use of married name
-Italian
-Sons of Italy
-John A. Volpe
-Judge George A. Tesoro
-Age
-Possible tenure
-Friday’s age

Appointments
-Arthur A. Fletcher
-Replacement
-Charles W. Colson
-Philadelphia
-James D. Hodgson
-Nominee
-Ford Motor Company
-United Auto Workers [UAW]
-Colson
-Question of black appointee
-Building trades unions
-Hodgson
-Robert P. Griffin
-Nominee
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/10)
Conv. No. 590-3 (cont.)


-Question of black appointee
-Requirements for replacement
-Colson’s view
-The President’s view
-Hodgson
-George P. Shultz
-Civil rights support
-Labor leadership

Stephen B. Bull entered at 12:02 pm.

The President's schedule
-Forthcoming meeting with Scottish Rite Masonic leaders
-Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins

Ehrlichman and Bull left at 12:02 pm.
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