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  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • John G. Tower
  • Howard H. Baker
  • William E. Timmons
  • Oliver F. "Ollie" Atkins
September 8, 1972
Conversation No. 773-9

Date: September 8, 1972
Time: Unknown between 11:32 am and 11:39 am.
Location: Oval Office

The President met with John G. Tower, Howard H. Baker, Jr., William E. Timmons and Oliver
F. (“Ollie”) Atkins.

[Photograph session]
-1972 campaign

Congressional action
-Edward W. Brooke amendment
-Debt ceiling
-Senate
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Vietnam
-Bombing and mining
-Poll results
-Barry M. Goldwater

Congressional candidate [Robin L. Beard, Jr.]
-Timmons
-6th Congressional district, Tennessee

Polls
-Nashville, Tennessee
-George S. McGovern
-Votes
-Norman Thomas

Harold (“Barefoot”) Sanders
-Lyndon B. Johnson
-McGovern
-Loyalty to Democratic Party

Vietnam War
-Campaign issue
-Candidates
-Louis P. Harris poll
-US position
-Soviet Union
-Defense
-Jobs
-Unemployment
-Tennessee

The President and Tower left at 11:36 am.

1972 campaign
-The President's schedule
-Knoxville
-Memphis
-1968, 1970

[This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:39 am.]
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