[Continued from Conversation No. 898-23 on Audiotape 898]
The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The recording began while the conversation
was in progress; an unknown portion of this conversation was not recorded at this time while the
tape was changed.
[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was initially prepared for the
Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) and can be found in Record Group (RG) 460, Box
174, “Transcript of a Recording of a Meeting among the President, John Ehrlichman, Ronald
Ziegler, and H. R. Haldeman, in the Oval Office on April 17, 1973, from 3:50 to 4:35 p.m.,”
pages 19-26. The Nixon Presidential Materials Staff reviewed the transcript and made changes
as necessary. This transcript has been reviewed under the provisions of the Presidential
Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (PRMPA). The National Archives does not
guarantee its accuracy.]
[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was also prepared Richard Nixon’s
Special White House Counsel for Watergate Matters and submitted to the Committee on the
Judiciary of the House of Representatives. This transcript can be found in Submission of
Recorded Presidential Conversations (SRPC), pages 1115 - 1133 (11-18). Please refer to the
RG 460 transcript.]
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John D. Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time before 4:41 pm.
NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
Tape Subject Log
Conversation No. 899-1 (cont’d)
Ehrlichman [?] left at an unknown time after 3:50 pm.
Ehrlichman [?] entered at an unknown time before 4:41 pm.
Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 3:50 pm.