Secret White House Tapes

947–15

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947–15
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Stephen B. Bull
  • Alexander M. Haig
July 10, 1973
Conversation No. 947-15

Date: July 10, 1973
Time: Unknown after 2:51 and before 3:17 p.m.
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Stephen B. Bull.

Watergate

-White House tapes

-Access

-J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr.

Bull left at 2:52 pm.

Alexander M. Haig entered at 2:52 pm.

Watergate

-Elliot L. Richardson

-Previous conversation with Haig

-Meeting with President
-Cabinet Room
-William E. Timmons, Ronald L. Ziegler
-US Attorneys’ handling of charges
-Archibald Cox
-Forthcoming meeting with Richardson, July 10,
1973
-Cox’s charter
-Richardson’s interpretation
-Constitutionality
-Angelo De Carlo [?]
-Robert L. Vesco
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Conversation No. 947-15 (cont’d)

-Donald H. Segretti
-Daniel Ellsberg break-in
-1972 campaign
-Ellsberg break-in
-President’s possible prior knowledge
-Ervin Committee Hearings

-John N. Mitchell’s testimony

-Samuel Dash


Spiro T. Agnew
-Investigation in Maryland
-[First name unknown] Wolfe

-Forthcoming testimony

-Role on Agnew’s staff

-Marvin Mandel’s staff

-Religion

-Judaism

-Role in Maryland

-Mandel

-Immunity

-Campaign contributions

-Contractors

-Wolfe

-Compared to President’s 1972 campaign

-Maurice H. Stans, Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo, [unintelligible
name]
-Compared to George McGovern’s 1972 campaign

Watergate
-Richardson
-William Ruckelshaus
-Joseph T. Sneed
-Forthcoming judicial appointment

-Conversation with Melvin R. Laird

-Conversation with Haig

-Ruckelshaus

-Haig’s schedule

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Conversation No. 947-15 (cont’d)

-Laird
-John F. Lehman, Jr.
-Henry A. Kissinger’s view
-John W. Dean, III
-White House response

National economy

-President’s forthcoming meeting

-Congressional relations

-Position paper
-Legislative agenda
-Budgeting action
-Taxation
-Stockpile sale authority
-Import barrier suspension act
-Liberalized export control authority
-Phase IV
-Joint session of Congress
-Speech
-Bryce N. Harlow
-Consultation
-[Intervention in exchange markets]
-Shultz’s schedule
-Japan
-Delay
-President’s deliberation
-Speech
-Shultz’s trip to Japan
-Shultz’s viewpoint
-Compared to 30-day freeze
-Pride

The President and Haig left at 3:17 pm.
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