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Series "E"   –   Secretary of Defense Briefings

The "E" Series consists primarily of briefings, remarks and press conferences by the Secretary of Defense, Melvin R. Laird; there are some recordings of other Defense Department officials. The series begain January 30, 1969 and concluded October 25, 1972. The National Archives never received reel 13 with the rest of the series; presumably it had been lost by WHCA.

File/ID Number:  E-001
Date:  1/30/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 46:00


File/ID Number:  E-002
Date:  2/18/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 64:00


File/ID Number:  E-003
Date:  4/24/1969
Tape Contents: Remarks to press by Melvin Laird at Golden Triangle Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia
Program Time: 06:52


File/ID Number:  E-004
Date:  4/24/1969
Tape Contents: Remarks by Melvin Laird to Civic Club lunch at Golden Triangle Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia, with Tricia Nixon
Program Time: 15:00


File/ID Number:  E-005
Date:  3/14/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Underscretary David Packard
Program Time: 1:10:00


File/ID Number:  E-006
Date:  8/21/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 37:00


File/ID Number:  E-007
Date:  8/17/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird on draft reform
Program Time: 27:25


File/ID Number:  E-008
Date:  10/9/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 39:00


File/ID Number:  E-009
Date:  11/8/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird on draft reform, at the Four Ambassadors Hotel, in Miami, Florida
Program Time: 31:00


File/ID Number:  E-010
Date:  11/26/1969
Tape Contents: Briefing by Melvin Laird on HR 14001
Program Time: 15:00


File/ID Number:  E-011
Date:  12/16/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 50:00


File/ID Number:  E-012
Date:  1/7/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 45:00


File/ID Number:  E-013
Date:  5/14/1969
Tape Contents: Press conference by Underscretary David Packard
Program Time: 1:10:00


File/ID Number:  E-014
Date:  4/30/1970
Tape Contents: Q&A: Melvin Laird and General Earle Wheeler answer Congressional leaders and Cabinet


File/ID Number:  E-015
Date:  5/4/1970
Tape Contents: Briefing by Don Hankin re the Cambodian situation
Program Time: 37:00


File/ID Number:  E-016
Date:  5/6/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 35:00


File/ID Number:  E-017
Date:  7/9/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 43:00


File/ID Number:  E-018
Date:  7/27/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird at San Clemente, with Ronald Ziegler, Undersecretary David Packard
Program Time: 25:00


File/ID Number:  E-019
Date:  11/23/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird, with Brigadier General Manner, Colonel Simmons
Program Time: 25:00


File/ID Number:  E-020
Date:  12/2/1970
Tape Contents: Remarks by Melvin Laird at the NATO Conference in Brussels, Belgium
Program Time: 35:00


File/ID Number:  E-021
Date:  12/15/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 44:00


File/ID Number:  E-022
Date:  12/28/1970
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 47:00


File/ID Number:  E-023
Date:  2/4/1971
Tape Contents: Press briefing by Melvin Laird and General James
Program Time: 1:00:00


File/ID Number:  E-024
Date:  2/24/1971
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird and Lt. General Vogt
Program Time: 1:25:00


File/ID Number:  E-025
Date:  11/1/1971
Tape Contents: Press briefing by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 22:00


File/ID Number:  E-026
Date:  4/7/1972
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 44:43


File/ID Number:  E-027
Date:  5/10/1972
Tape Contents: Press briefing by Melvin Laird
Program Time: 56:00


File/ID Number:  E-028
Date:  8/28/1972
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird at San Clemente, with Ronald Ziegler
Program Time: 32:50


File/ID Number:  E-029
Date:  10/25/1972
Tape Contents: Press conference by Melvin Laird at Andrews Air Force Base

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