Secret White House Tapes

Meeting with Sinclair Weeks and Robert Murray—January 4, 1955

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  • Sinclair Weeks
  • Robert Murray
January 4, 1955
The conversation is very brief and largely unintelligible . Two staff members are present in the
Oval Office. A woman who is probably his secretary, Mrs. Ann Whitman, is heard speaking to
the President. It appears Ann Whitman is demonstrating the operation of the dictabelt machine to
the President. Fo: .lowing their exchange, Eisenhower addresses several remarks to an
unidentified man.