Secret White House Tapes

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795–21
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Howard H. Baker
  • Harry F. Byrd
  • James L. Buckley
  • Robert P. Griffin
  • John G. Tower
  • Kenneth R. Cole
  • Edward L. Morgan
  • White House photographer
October 10, 1972
Conversation No. 795-21

Date: October 10, 1972
Time: 4:02 pm - 4:26 pm
Location: Oval Office


The President met with Howard H. Baker, Jr., Harry F. Byrd, Jr., James L. Buckley, Robert P.
Griffin, and John G. Tower, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Edward L. Morgan, Ronald L. Ziegler; the
White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the
meeting.

Greetings
-Seating arrangements

[Photograph session]

Busing legislation
-October 10, 1972 breakfast meeting
-Moratorium
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov-03)

-Equal Education Opportunities Bill
-Press
-Need for action
-Current bill before the House of Representatives
-93rd Congress
-J. William Fulbright
-Constitutional amendment
-Educational opportunities for children
-Current Congressional session
-Michael J. Mansfield
-Current bill
-Current bill
-Press
-Cloture
-Congressional recess
-Filibuster
-Vote on merits of bill
-The President’s past experience with Congress
-Richard B. Russell
-Everett M. Dirksen
-Cloture
-Constitutional majority
-Senate action
-Constitutional amendment for moratorium and Equal Educational
Opportunities Bill
-Presidential support
-Lameduck session
-Current bill
-Compared to Equal Educational Opportunities Bill
-Reopening of cases in various school districts
-Moratorium
-Prospects
-Compared to House Resolution [HR] 1
-The President’s view
-Comparison with HR 1
-Possible compromise
-President’s view

Other issues
-News summary
-Consumer Protection Agency bill
-House of Representatives
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov-03)

-Cloture
-Charles H. Percy, Abraham A. Ribicoff
-Possible amendment

Busing legislation
-Press comment
-President’s support
-Cloture
-The President’s view of Senate actions
-Richmond intervention
-Need for action
-1972 election
-Possible sequence of events
-George S. McGovern
-93rd Congress
-Senate votes
-McGovern
-Gale W. McGee
-Thomas J. MacIntire
-The President’s position on busing

Gifts
-Cufflinks

Press

Gifts

Weather

The President's schedule
-Radio address on Crime and Drug Abuse, October 15, 1972
-Tone
-Federal courts and Supreme Court
-Appointments
-The President’s philosophy
-1972 election
-Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
-Narcotics


Gift presentation
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov-03)


Busing
-Virginia
-Powell

Issues
-Vietnam, amnesty, busing
-The President’s effect on the domestic front

Supreme Court
-Importance of appointments

Busing
-Judges

Judges
-Lawyers
-Busing
-Law and order issue

The President's schedule
-National and State Newspaper Associations
-Reception
-Byrd

Baker et al. left at 4:26 pm.
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