Date: April 17, 1973

Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 4:41 pm

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.

[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

174, “Transcript of a Recording of a Meeting among the President, John Ehrlichman, Ronald

Ziegler, and H. R. Haldeman, in the Oval Office on April 17, 1973, from 3:50 to 4:35 p.m.,”

pages 26-28. 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 1115 – 1133 (18-19). Please refer to the

RG 460 transcript.]



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Ziegler left at an unknown time before 4:41 pm.