03847A_14201: Watergate: Correspondence

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Ehrlichman Conversations with President Nixon

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5 Possible Executive Clemency -- According to Dean (1 Hearings 973-74), Ehrlichman was involved in discussions of executive clemency with the President around January 3-5, 1973.

A January 4, 1973, 3:02-4:30 p.m. meeting

A January 5, 1973, 4:55-5:29 p.m. meeting

6. According to Ehrlichman, he met with the President on March 30, 1973, at which time the President said that it was evident to him that Dean "was in the thing up to his eyebrows." (DNC Tr. of Ehrlichman Deposition at 154-56).

B March 30, 1973, 12:02-12:18 p.m.: Meeting with Ehrlichman and Ziegler

And any notes on the following meetings which may not have been taped, between Nixon and Ehrlichman alone:

C 3:03-3:10 p.m.: President and Ehrlichman by helicopter to Andrews

C 3:18-5:17 p.m.: President met with Ehrlichman in flight

C 4:20-5:17 p.m.: President and Ehrlichman met in flight (PST)

C 5:33-5:47 p.m.: Manifest-El Toro to San Clemente

7. Ehrlichman Report to the President -- According to Haldeman (Haldeman Interview, June 14, 1973, p. 12), on Saturday, April 14, 1973, Ehrlichman gave the President an outline of his report, developing on a purely hearsay basis a theory of who was involved in Watergate.

White House logs show possible meetings on April 14, 1973:

A 8:55-11:31 a.m.: President and Ehrlichman (Haldeman 9:00-11:30)

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A 2:24-3:55 p.m.: President with Ehrlichman and Haldeman

A 5:15-6:45 p.m.: President with Ehrlichman and Haldeman also telephone conversation

A 11:22-11:53 p.m.: President placed local call to Ehrlichman

8. On April 15, 1973, Nixon met with Dean who testified that, inter alia, the President told him that he had been joking when he said that he approved the raising of $1 million for the Watergate defendants; that he had been foolish to have discussed executive elemency with Colson; moreover, Dean told him about his meetings with the U.S. Attorney's Office. On this important date, the President had several meetings with Ehrlichman, both before and after the fateful Dean meeting. At one of these meetings, the destruction by Gray of certain documents was discussed. (See Haldeman DNC Dep., May 25, 1973, at 254-55.)

A 1:24-3:30 p.m.: President met with Ehrlichman (Kleindienst 1:12-2:22) {Rebozo 3:25? - 5:26?)

A 7:50 - 9: 15 p.m .: President met with Messrs. Ehrlichman and Haldeman

A 10:16-11:15 p.m.: President met with Ehrlichman and . Haldeman

9. On April 16, 1973, Nixon tried to have Dean sign one of two incriminating statements offering his resignation or a leave of absence. Dean refused. Both before and after this meeting the President talked to Ehrlichman. ( Dean Tr . 2375-79)

A 8:18 - 8:22 a.m.: President placed local call to Ehrlichman

A 9:50 - 9:59 a.m.: President met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman

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A 10:50-1l:04 a.m.: President met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman

A 12-12: 31 p.m.: President met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman. (This meeting noted on Haldeman's book not on Ehrlichman's logs.)

A 3:27-4:02 p.m.: President met with Ehrlichman (Ziegler 3:35-4:04)

A 9:27-9:49 p.m.: President recieved local call from Ehrlichman

10. On April 17, 1973 (the day after Dean refused to resign) private Presidential meetings with Haldeman increased dramatically for one day. The Dean problem probably was discussed on April 17.

A 12:35-2:20 p.m.: Presiden met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman (Ziegler from 2:10-2:17)

A 2:39-2:40: President placed local call to Ehrlichman

A 3:50-4:35: President met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman

A 6:19-7:14: President met with Ehrlichman and Haldeman alone

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Liddy, Krogh, and Young

Any Presidential meetings involving Egil Krogh, David Young, or G. Gordon Liddy will very likely shed significant light on the burglary of Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office and the break-in at the Watergate

[faded] All meetings or telephone calls between the President and (a) Egil Krogh; (b) David Young; or (c) G. Gordon Liddy from the time the President's tape system was set up through the time it was dismantled.

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Tape of the Tapes

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June 4, 1973, 10-12 hours, ending around 10 p.m. during which the President listed to various Watergate tapes. If he did not use earphones, we could have a tape of important White House tapes. Even if he did use earphones, he may we11 have made relevant remarks out loud, e.g., "Get me the April 15th tape."

A June 4, 1973, 10-12 hours, ending around 10 p.m., during which time the President listened to various tapes previously recorded.

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