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766–2
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Rose Mary Woods
  • John D. Ehrlichman
  • Jim Brown
  • John L. Wilkes
  • Stanley S. Scott
August 10, 1972
Conversation No. 766-2

Date: August 10, 1972
Time: 4:46 pm - 5:07 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Rose Mary Woods.

Woods's health


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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov-03)


Public relations
-R. Sargent Shriver
-Robert F. Kennedy’s alleged wiretapping
-Lyndon B. Johnson
-Appointment as Ambassador to France

Personnel
-Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service [IRS]
-1960 campaign
-Unknown person’s handling of International Telephone and Telegraph
[ITT] funds
-John F. Kennedy and Johnson
-Joseph P. Kennedy’s view
-IRS staff
-Woods’s view

Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
-Unknown person

1972 election
-Campaign financing
-List of contributors to George S. McGovern’s campaign
-Possible strategy
-Woods’s conversations with Robert H. Finch and Jeremiah
Milbank
-April 7, 1972 reporting deadline
-Amount of contributions
-Possible leak
-Max Palevsky

John D. Ehrlichman entered at 4:50 pm.

The President’s forthcoming meeting with Jim Brown
-Brown's appearance


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A letter from Allen J. Ellender's staff
-The President's trip Ellender’s funeral


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A letter from Mary [?] Hendricks
-Shreveport Times
-William E. Timmons
-Shreveport Times
-Ewing family
-Compared to William Loeb [Manchester Union Leader]

Department of Treasury medallions
-Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon

[Dictabelts?]
-Wodds’s possible transcription
-An unknown person's suggestion
-Possible accidental destruction
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Tape Subject Log
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Brown, John L. Wilkes, and Stanley S. Scott entered and Woods left at 4:56 pm.

Greetings

Brown's movies

The President's previous meeting with Brown
-Brown’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
-1960

Photograph session

Brown's activities
-Physical fitness
-Minority business

Minority businesses
-Washington, DC
-Car dealerships
-Government aid
-Peter G. Peterson
-Ehrlichman
-Domestic council
-Leon H. Sullivan
-Urban League
-Wilkes
-Robert J. Brown
-Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

Gifts
-Cuff links

John N. Mitchell
-Jim Brown's previous conversation with Mitchell
-Ed Walsh
-Brown’s view
-Health
-Golf
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Tape Subject Log
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:56 pm.

Photograph session

Bull left at an unknown time before 5:02 pm.

Jim Brown's physical condition
-Weight

Ollie Matson
-Football career

Football from 1969 Pro Bowl

Washington Redskins

The President's thanks for Jim Brown's support

Herbert G. Klein
-Introduction to Jim Brown

Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

Jim Brown, Wilkes, and Scott left at 5:02 pm.

Peterson
-Bull
-Forthcoming meeting between Peterson and Brown

Jim Brown
-Lifestyle
-H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s conversation with the President
-Edward M. Kennedy
-Compared to Al Capp
-The President’s view
-Ehrlichman’s view
-Example for young blacks
-Support for the President
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-Assistance for Jim Brown

Blacks
-Patois
-Ehrlichman’s view

George W. Romney
-Forthcoming meeting with the President
-Ehrlichman's previous talk with Leonore L. Romney
-[George Romney’s trip to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania]
-Television appearance
-Ehrlichman’s previous talk with Leonore Romney

Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:02 pm.

[The President’s forthcoming meeting with the Cost of Living Council [COLC]]

Bull left at an unknown time before 5:07 pm.

Food prices
-The President's forthcoming meeting [with the COLC]
-Ehrlichman’s view
-Briefing by the COLC
-View of the COLC
-Ehrlichman’s view
-Camp David
-Public relations issues
-John B. Connally's proposals
-Arthur F. Burns's proposals
-Herbert Stein's view
-Political acumen

George Romney
-Forthcoming meeting with the President
-[Situation in Wilkes-Barre]
-Milton J. Shapp
-Military
-Additional employees for the Department of Housing and Urban
Development [HUD]
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Tape Subject Log
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-Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger

The President and Ehrlichman left at 5:07 pm.
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