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This volume contains certain documents which were received
by the Committee on the Judiciary subsequent to the initial
presentation of evidentiary material by the Impeachment Inquiry
staff in May and June, 1974.
The documents are:
White House edited transcripts of Presidential
conversations of April 4, 1972, March 22, 1973, and June 23, 1972.
These transcripts were submitted to the Committee after
the initial submission and public release of White House transcripts
on April 30, 1974. The June 23, 1972 transcripts were released
in United States District Court on June 5 and 6, 1974, pursuant
to a subpoena issued to President Nixon at the request of John
Ehrlichman, a defendant in United States v.
were furnished to the Special Prosecutor contemporaneously.
On June 24, 1974, the House Judiciary Committee issued
a subpoena to the President for "all handwritten notes of John
Ehrlichman produced by the White House on June 5 and June 6, 1974
pursuant to an order of Judge Gerhard Gesell in United States y.
Ehrlichman" and for "handwritten notes of John Ehrlichman of a
meeting on July 12, 1971 among the President, John Ehrlichman and
A set of notes was delivered to the Committee on
July 14, 1974, together with a letter from James D. St. Clair,
Special Counsel to the President, stating that the materials
furnished were "those parts of John Ehrlichman's notes... that
were furnished to Mr. Ehrlichman pursuant to his subpoena."
The Committee also received a set of Ehrlichman notes
from the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.
Mr. St. Clair had
requested that the Special Prosecutor furnish this set of notes to
him, but through a misunderstanding, the notes were delivered to the
A comparison of the two sets of notes revealed that those
received from the Special Prosecutor included 42 pages, covering
11 meetings, which were not among the notes received from the
The notes reproduced in this yolume are those which were
received from the Special Prosecutor.
Each of the pages which was
not received from the White House is identified by a footnote.
pages are masked in part of entirely.
The deletions were made by the
White House prior to submission of the notes on the grounds that the
deleted material was not relevant to the Pentagon Papers, Ellsberg
or Fielding break-in matters.
(3) Affidavit of Bruce A. Kehrli.
On June 19, 1972, certain officials of the Nixon
administration, including Bruce Kehrli, the Staff Secretary,
met to discuss Howard Hunt's White House employment status.
That meeting is recorded in Book II, paragraph 14, of the
a copy of a March 31, 1972 memorandum concerning Hunt, which
was written to Kehrli by Richard Howard, Charles Colson's
There are two handwritten notations by Kehrli on
In his affidavit, Kehrli explains what each
notation refers to and when it was made.
A copy of the memorandum
is attached to the affidavit as an exhibit.
I told these people around here, I said (unintelligible) call
Mitchell, I said don't you Bob, and.
Of course, I suppose they had to (unintelligible) one or two.
We fished, and we went out in the boat with Bebe a couple oi
times and handlinger with hin two or three times.
NOTE: This transcript was provided to the Committee on June 5, 1974, by
James D. St. Tiair, Special Counsel to the President, in response