Secret White House Tapes

929–12

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929–12
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Caspar W. "Cap" Weinberger
  • Charles C. Edwards
  • Robert S. Stone
  • James H. Cavanaugh
  • White House photographer
May 29, 1973
Conversation No. 929-12

Date: May 29, 1973
Time: 12:37 pm - 12:45 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Caspar Weinberger, Charles C. Edwards, Robert S. Stone and James
Cavanaugh. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.

Introductions

Stone

National Institutes of Health [NIH]

-Stone’s new position

-Controversy

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. July-2011)

Conversation No. 929-10 (cont’d)

-Expectations

-Cures

-Research

-Personalities

-Politics

-Stone

-Professionalism

-Federal Health Survey
-Stone’s role

-Politics

-Management

-Priorities
-Diseases

-Focus

-Fiscal discussions

-Cancer

-Research

-Objective

-Experiments

-Basic compared to applied
-Accountability

-Leadership

-Morale

-Dedication


Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] budget for Fiscal Year 1974
-Social security
-Weinberger’s dealings with Appropriations Committee
-Education
-Successes
-Elford A. Cederberg’s concern
-Statement
-Revenue sharing
-administration strategy
-Timing
-Funding
-Programs
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2011)

Conversation No. 929-10 (cont’d)

-Effectiveness
-Weinburger’s conversation with Cederberg

Oval Office gift

-White House correspondents

-Reproduction

-Williamsburg

Weinberger et al. left at 12:45 pm.
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929–12

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