Date: April 17, 1973

Time: 9:30 am-9:46 am

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Leonard Garment.


-Henry E. Petersen

-William P. Rogers

-Garment’s memo

-Timing of actions


-Jeb Stuart Magruder’s negotiations

-John W. Dean, III’s negotiations with Ervin Committee

-President’s conversation with Petersen



-US attorneys

-Action by President

-Credibility before American people


-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman




-[Horace] Chapman (“Chappie”) Rose



Tape Subject Log

(rev. October-2011)

-John N. Mitchell

-Telephone call to Garment, April 16, 1973

-Possible visit by Garment

-Martha (“Beall”) Mitchell

-Role in Watergate

-Action by President

-Public opinion concerning President’s position on Watergate


-Ronald L. Ziegler

-Haldeman, Ehrlichman

-US attorney

-Meeting with President

-Richard G. Kleindienst [?]




-Possible statement by President

-Public opinion

-Public knowledge of leading officials

-Henry A. Kissinger, Mitchell, Haldeman, and Ehrlichman

-Compared to Sherman Adams [?]

-Watergate crisis

-Comparison with Teapot Dome

-Action by President

-Garment’s schedule

-Rose, Dean

Garment left at 9:46 am.