Secret White House Tapes

909–11

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909–11
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Ronald L. Ziegler
  • UNKNOWN
  • H. R. Haldeman
May 2, 1973
Conversation No. 909-11

Date: May 2, 1973
Time: 9:59 am - 10:08 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.

Watergate
-Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] guards in offices of H. R. (“Bob”)
Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman
-Ziegler’s knowledge

An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 9:59 am.

Ziegler

-Whereabouts


The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:02 am.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. October-2012)

Conversation No. 909-11 (cont’d)

Watergate

-FBI guards in offices of Haldeman and Ehrlichman

-Leonard Garment’s telephone call to Ziegler

-Timing


The President talked with H. R. Haldeman between 10:02 am and 10:04 am.

[Conversation No. 909-11A]

[Begin telephone conversation]

[See Conversation No. 45-133]

[End telephone conversation]

Watergate

-FBI guards in offices of Haldeman and Ehrlichman

-Garment’s telephone call to Ziegler
-Ziegler’s advice
-Consultations with Elliot L. Richardson and William D.
Ruckelshaus
-Ziegler’s knowledge
-Conversations
-Helen A. Thomas
-Source
-Garment and Richardson
-Briefing
-Effect on public opinion
-Haldeman, Ehrlichman
-Perception of President

Press relations
-Foreign policy report
-Kissinger’s briefing
-President’s possible radio statement
-Ziegler’s assessment
-Signing ceremony
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. October-2012)

Conversation No. 909-11 (cont’d)



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[Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift]

John B. Connally

-Courage

-Forthcoming press conference

-White House role

-Speculation
-Change in party affiliation

-Motives

-Courage

-Timing of announcement

[End segment reviewed under deed of gift]
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Ziegler left at 10:08 am.
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