White House Tapes: Milk Price Subsidies

This is the transcript of a White House meeting that discussed milk subsidies.

The meeting was attended by President Richard Nixon, John Connally, John Ehrlichman, Clifford Hardin, John Whitaker, George Schultz, Phil Campbell and Donald Rice.

It took place in the Oval Office from 5.05-5.38pm.

It contains a discussion of the Associated Milk Producers PAC (political action committee) and the electoral value of of milk subsidies for the 1972 election.

Transcript of tape recording of White House Oval Office conversation on March 23, 1971.

Nixon: Hi, Phil, how are you?

Campbell: Mr. President.

Nixon: Sorry to keep you waiting.

Campbell: That’s all right.

Nixon: I suggest that we sit over here everybody. More room and, uh — [coughing] Sit down. [Read more…]