Date: March 29, 1973

Time: Unknown between 8:51 pm and 11:59 pm

Location: Oval Office

The President met with unknown men (aides and television technicians).

Television [TV] and radio speech


-Position of head

-A reading



Length of speech


TV speech



-California [?]

-Time until air time

-National Broadcasting Company [NBC]

-American Broadcasting Company [ABC]



-Signal to start

The President delivered his “Address to the Nation About Vietnam and Domestic Problems”

between 9:00 pm and 9:20 pm.

[A transcript of the speech appears in PPP, 1973, pp. 234-238.]

[End of transcribed portion]

Room set-up



Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2010)

-Pole [?]

TV crew





-Amount of work on a project

George P. Shultz and William E. Simon entered at an unknown time after 9:20 pm.

Shultz’s briefing on economic and budget matters

Stock market

-Recent upswing

-Stock tips


-Dow Jones

The President left at 9:26 pm. Unknown people remained.


[General conversation]

The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.