Secret White House Tapes

861–15

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861–15
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • John D. Ehrlichman
  • Egil "Bud" Krogh
  • Frank Frazier
  • Joseph Bullock
  • White House photographer
February 22, 1973
Conversation No. 861-15

Date: February 22, 1973
Time: 12:23 pm - 12:32 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Walter E. Washington, Mrs. Walter E. [Bennetta (Bullock)] Washington,
Egil Krogh, Jr., John D. Ehrlichman, William Bullock, Portial Bullock, Mr. & Mrs. Joseph
Bullock, Frances Frazier and Wilhelmina Thomas; members of the press, the White House
photographer and Stephen B. Bull were present at the beginning of the meeting.

Photo session
-Lineup for photo

[General conversation]

Introduction of President

Bible

Swearing-in ceremony
-Administration of oath

The President's remarks
-George Washington's birthday
-Mayor's term in office
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov.-09)
Conversation No. 861-15 (cont’d)



-Washington, DC
-Pride of inhabitants
-Safety
-Beauty
-Leadership of mayor
-Bicentennial celebration

Walter Washington
-Past service
-Consideration for Federal positions
-Heads of state
-Mrs. Washington
-Importance of present position

Washington's remarks
-The President's help for the city
-Washington's third term

Washington Redskins
-Superbowl

Photo session
-Judge

Appreciation
-Judge
-Walter Washington

Presentation of gifts
-Tie bar

Washington, et al., left at 12:32 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Nov.-09)
Secret White House Tapes |

861–15

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