Secret White House Tapes

912–15

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912–15
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Donald McI. Kendall
  • Edson Arantes "Pele" Nascimento
  • Rosemeri (Mrs. Edson Arantes) Reis Cholbi
  • Allan Pottasch
  • Rico Casta
  • UNKNOWN
May 8, 1973
Conversation No. 912-15

Date: May 8, 1973
Time: 12:34 pm - 12:56 pm
Location: Oval Office
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2012)

Conversation No. 912-15 (cont’d)

The President met with Donald McI Kendall, Edison (“Pele”) Arantes do Nascimento, Rosemeri
dos Reis Cholbi, Allan Pottasch, Rico Casta, and Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft. The White House
photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.

Introductions

Unidentified man’s work for President

-Inauguration

-President’s appreciation


Tour

Translation

Pele’s meeting with President

-1967

-Airport


Photography opportunity

-Press


Pele’s meeting with President

-Airport

-San Paolo


[Photograph session]

-Soccer playing

-Airport

-San Paolo
-Autograph

-Football

-Soccer ball


Film

-President’s appreciation

-Sports

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2012)

Conversation No. 912-15 (cont’d)

Soccer

-Training program


Gold medal [?]

Presentation of gifts by President

Youth

-Sports

-Basketball, swimming, track and field


Arantes et al. left at and the President continued meeting with Kendall at 12:43 pm.

Watergate

-Special Prosecutor

-President’s conversation with Elliot L. Richardson
-President’s investigation
-Cartha D. (“Deke”) DeLoach
-Kendall
-Effect on Presidency

-President’s speech, April 30, 1973

-Leaks

-Possible memorandum from President to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman
-Jack N. Anderson

PepsiCo, Inc.

-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]

-Kendall’s lunch with Anderson

-Investigation of Pepsi deal with USSR
-President’s involvement
-Henry A. Kissinger
-George S. McGovern [?]
-Frank J. Mankiewicz’s charges against President
-Payoff
-Federal Trade Commission [FTC] vote on Rheingold deal
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2012)

Conversation No. 912-15 (cont’d)

Watergate

-Liberals’ attacks on system

-Leaks

-Possible memorandum from President to Haig
-Effects of Watergate on President
-Haldeman and Ehrlichman
-Possible leak through Kendall
-Anderson
-Washington Post and New York Times
-Effect on Presidency

-World peace

-John N. Mitchell


Armand Hammer
-Conversation with Nikolai S. Patolichev regarding trade deal
-President
-John B. Connally
-Terms
-Export-Import [Ex-Im] bank credits
-Possible letter
-Frederick B. Dent and George P. Shultz
-US position as “favorably disposed”
-Meeting with President

-Jews [?]

-Deal with USSR

-R. Sargent Shriver

-Vice Presidential candidacy

-Lawyer

-Connally


Connally

-Role on White House staff


An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 12:43 pm.

Instructions

-Press release

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2012)

Conversation No. 912-15 (cont’d)


The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm.

Presentation of gifts by President

Kendall left at 12:56 pm.
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912–15

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