Date: April 16, 1973

Time: 10:00 am – 10:40 am

Location: Oval Office

The President met with John W. Dean, III.

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was initially prepared for the

Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) and can be found in Record Group (RG) 460, Box

169, pages 1-23; Box 170, pages 1-35; and Box 171, pages 1-55 and in United States v. Mitchell,

et al., Exhibit 25A, pages 00513-00555 (1-43). The Nixon Presidential Materials Staff reviewed

the transcript and made changes as necessary. This transcript has been reviewed under the

provisions of the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (PRMPA).

The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.]

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was also prepared Richard Nixon’s

Special White House Counsel for Watergate Matters and submitted to the Committee on the

Judiciary of the House of Representatives. This transcript can be found in Submission of

Recorded Presidential Conversations (SRPC), pages 788-815 (1-28). Please refer to the RG 460



Tape Subject Log

(rev. September-2011)


[Begin transcribed portion]

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:00 am.

Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am.

[End transcribed portion]

Dean left at 10:40 am.