Secret White House Tapes

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6–157
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Charles W. Colson
July 18, 1971
Conversation No. 6-157

Date: Unknown between July 18 and July 19, 1971
Time: Unknown between 7:59 pm, July 18 and 6:44 pm, July 19, 1971
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Charles W. Colson.

President's trip from California to Washington, July 18, 1971
-Airport arrival
-H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's role
-US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] breakthrough
-Military reaction
-Colson's conversation with unknown man [\"Chappie\" James ?]
-Geo-political impact
-Effect
-US position in world

John F. Kennedy
-Dean G. Acheson's interview in British newspaper

Democrats

Vietnam
-Edmund S. Muskie
-Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.
-News media
-Pentagon Papers
-New York Times, Washington Post
-Jerald F. terHorst's article

President's schedule
-terHorst
-The President's conversation with Haldeman

Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy
-Book on Chappaquiddick incident (The Bridge at Chappaquiddick)
-Veracity of statements

Pentagon Papers

Vietnam
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
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-US casualty figures
Colson's conversation with Frank Stanton
-The President's previous meeting with National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC]
-Television news coverage of administration by Columbia Broadcasting System
[CBS]
-Tone
-Roger H. Mudd
-NBC
-Julian Goodman's conversation after meeting with the President

The US-PRC initiative
-Hugh S. Sidey's characterization of foreign relations impact
-The press and its impact on public opinion
-Statement by the Australians
-Indochina
-Effect on Congress
-Charles H. Percy, Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.
-Paul J. Fannin
-Congressional comment
-Press reaction to the President's airport reception
-Greeting by the Presidents' family
-Impact of announcement
-The stock market
-Arthur F. Burns
-Public reaction
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