Secret White House Tapes

911–2

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911–2
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Richard G. Kleindienst
May 3, 1973
Conversation No. 911-2

Date: May 3, 1973
Time: 8:51 am - 9:09 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Richard G. Kleindienst.

Watergate

-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Elliot L. Richardson

-Kleindienst’s meeting with President
-Daniel Ellsberg break-in
-Justice Department
-Ellsberg break-in
-Picture
-Kleindienst’s knowledge
-Central Intelligence Agency [CIA]
-E. Howard Hunt, Jr. and G[eorge] Gordon Liddy
-Henry E. Petersen
-Kleindienst’s meeting with President

-Ellsberg trial

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Conversation No. 911-2 (cont’d)

-John W. Dean III
-Dean’s meeting with President, March 1973
-Photograph
-Location
-Ellsberg break-in
-Source of evidence
-Dean’s conversation with Earl J. Silbert
-Admissions by Hunt and Liddy

-Kleindienst’s responsibility

-Supreme Court decisions

-Results

-Justice Department’s handling of evidence

-Memoranda

-Silbert to Petersen
-John L. Martin to Kevin T. Maroney
-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Richardson
-Dean’s allegations
-President’s response to Kleindienst’s information
-Dean’s conversations with the President, 3/73
-Ellsberg case

-Hunt and Liddy

-Justice Department’s knowledge of Ellsberg break-in
-April 15, 1973
-Petersen
-John D. Ehrlichman

-Photograph

-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Richardson
-President’s knowledge of Ellsberg break-in
-President’s instructions to Petersen
-Dean’s allegations
-Handling by Justice Department
-Kleindienst’s conversation with President
-President’s conversation with Petersen
-Hunt’s activities with White House

-National security

-John N. Mitchell

-Evidence to prosecution
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. September-2012)

Conversation No. 911-2 (cont’d)

-Kleindienst’s report to Richardson
-President’s meetings with Dean

-Subjects

-Timing

-President’s will

-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Richardson
-President’s knowledge
-President’s conversation with Petersen
-Kleindienst’s conversation with Richardson, May 2
-Dean’s allegations
-Justice Department’s handling
-W. Matthew Byrne
-President’s meetings with Dean
-Hunt’s and Liddy’s involvement in Ellsberg case
-President’s conversation with Petersen
-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Richardson
-President’s cooperation with investigation
-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Leonard Garment concerning Ellsberg
break-in

-President’s knowledge

-Ehrlichman’s knowledge

-Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] guards in offices of Haldeman and
Ehrlichman
-President’s statement in Cabinet meeting
-Kleindienst’s role
-Spiro T. Agnew
-Garment
-Files
-Ownership
-Access
-Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Petersen
-President’s knowledge
-Dean
-President’s conversation with Petersen

Kleindienst left at 9:09 am.
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911–2

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