Secret White House Tapes

912–11

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912–11
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Ronald L. Ziegler
May 8, 1973
Conversation No. 912-11

Date: May 8, 1973
Time: 12:19 pm - 12:27 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.

Watergate

-Ziegler’s previous press briefing

-Wording of statement

-Executive privilege

-Robert Pierpoint

-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman

-Possible testimony

-Contact with White House

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Conversation No. 912-11 (cont’d)

-Richard A. Moore
-Leonard Garment
-Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Lawrence M. Higby
-Ziegler’s previous press briefing

-Subjects covered

-Foreign affairs
-Soviet summit
-Release of Terrance G. Leonhardy in Mexico
-Special Prosecutor
-John W. Dean, III
-Immunity

White House staff

-President

-John B. Connally’s appointment

-State Department, Treasury Department

Watergate

-Ervin Committee hearings

-Haldeman, Ehrlichman and Richard G. Kleindienst

-Special Prosecutor

-Possible immunity for Dean

-Justice Department
-Garment
-Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] story
-Possible consequences
-President’s investigation

-Dean

-Camp David

-Ehrlichman

-Ziegler’s previous press briefing


President’s schedule

-Edson (“Pele”) Arantes do Nacimento


Ziegler left at 12:27 pm.
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912–11

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