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  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Geoffrey C. Shepard
  • Vernon D. Acree
  • Albert Seeley
  • Paul Boulad
  • Robert Nunnery
  • Richard Hopkins
March 14, 1973
Conversation No. 879-1

Date: March 14, 1973
Time: Unknown between 10:54 am and 11:01 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Vernon D. Acree, Albert Seeley, Paul Boulad, Robert Nunnery, Richard
Hopkins, Gustave Fassler, and Geoffrey C. Shepard. Members of the press and the White House
photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting.

Introductions
-New York

Heroin seizure
-Amount, weight
-Value
-Trafficker

[Photograph session]

Drug traffic
-Apprehension of drug traffickers
-Amount of heroin
-Impact on human lives
-Sentences
-Comparison with Vietnam War casualties
-Agents
-Work
-Customs
-Enforcement
-New laws
-Stiff penalties
-Mandatory sentences
-Probation eligibility
-Conduct

Presidential gifts
-Cufflinks
-2-

NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 879-1 (cont’d)



Work of agents
-Congratulations
-Apprehension of drug traffickers
-Congress’s role
-Laws
-Agents’ families

Acree, et al., left at 11:01 am.
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