Date: May 12, 1973

Time: 2:17 pm – 2:21 pm

Location: Camp David Study Table

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.


-Ziegler’s previous press briefing

-Associated Press, New York Daily News, Baltimore Sun

-President’s role in Watergate investigation

-President’s conversation with L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III

-Ziegler’s conversation with J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr.


-Destruction of files

-Washington Post story regarding the President’s role

-Conversation with the President

-White House attempts to contact


-White House response

-John W. Dean III


-White House attempts to contact