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Date: 
Aug 11, 1972 - Aug 13, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Conversation No. 137-1 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:14 pm and 4:16 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 137-2 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: 4:16 pm - 4:25 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Travel arrangements [for flight to Miami, Florida, August 22, 1972] -Rose Mary Woods -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Alice Roosevelt Longworth -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Timing of travel US foreign policy -Kissinger's meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Vietnam -North Vietnamese -Egypt’s expulsion of Soviet military advisers -US reaction -Soviet withdrawal -Equipment maintenance -Anwar el-Sadat -Pipeline -Peter M. Flanigan -Peter G. Peterson -Flanigan -John D. Ehrlichman's meeting with Howard K. Smith -Vietnam
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
-Kissinger's forthcoming trip to Paris -W. Ramsey Clark -North Vietnam trip -Possible offer from the North Vietnamese -Possible release of prisoners of war [POWs] -Cessation of US bombing -Nguyen Van Thieu -Vietnam -Negotiations -Previous offer -1972 election -Smith -George S. McGovern -Trip to Paris -North Vietnamese -Objectives -1972 election -US withdrawal -Bombing -Thieu -Memorandum -POWs -Clark -Possible use as conduit -Kissinger’s view -Solution of military problems -Compared to political problems -Proposal -Publication -US proposal of May 31, 1971 -Possible consequences -Forecast -September, October 1972 -Military situation -Possible October 1972 attack -Hue -Casualties -Report from North Vietnamese prisoner from 304th Division -B-52 attack -Possible North Vietnamese strategy -October 1972
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Conversation No. 137-3 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: 6:14 pm - 6:35 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 201-1] [Unintelligible] William P. Rogers -W. Ramsey Clark -Remarks concerning the President’s Vietnam policies -US casualties -George S. McGovern -John N. Mitchell ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 17m 29s ]
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Conversation No. 137-4 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:35 pm and 7:33 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 202-3] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Conversation No. 137-5 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: 7:33 pm - 7:42 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 202-4] Haldeman's schedule Public relations -William P. Rogers -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -John N. Mitchell -FBI -Compared to Clark MacGregor -Wire service reports -Rogers's remarks -R. Sargent Shriver -W. Ramsey Clark -Mitchell -FBI
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Stock market -Performance
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
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Conversation No. 137-6 Date: August 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:30 pm and 10:20 pm Location: Camp David Study Table Edward R.F. Cox talked with the Camp David operator. Call for Cox Edward Cox talked with Kent [Surname unknown] at an unknown time between 8:30 pm and 10:20 pm. [See Conversation No. 201-8]
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6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Conversation No. 137-7 Date: August 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:50 am and 10:35 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 201-12] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 137-8 Date: August 12, 1972 Time: 10:35 am - 11:11 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 201-13] Press relations -William P. Rogers -Newspaper and television coverage R. Sargent Shriver -Melvin R. Laird -Platform committee testimony -Laird’s previous briefing of Shriver -Vietnamization -Credibility -Statement -Henry A. Kissinger -Rogers's opinion -Rogers’s talk with Colson, August 11, 1972
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
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Press coverage of Watergate -Lawsuit -Washington Post -1701 [Pennsylvania Avenue, Republican National Committee headquarters] story -New York Times -Wire services -Washington Post -Edward Bennett Williams
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Public relations -Laird -Shriver -War issue -George S. McGovern -Defense expenditures -Draft
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
-Vietnam -Volunteer army -Young voters
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Conversation No. 137-9 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:18 am and 9:38 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 199-2] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 137-10 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 9:38 am - 9:45 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
-Departure from Camp David -Helicopters -Press
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The President's schedule -Departure from Camp David -Helicopters -White House staff -Press -Ronald L. Ziegler -Gerald L. Warren -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II and Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Timing George W. Romney -Possible resignation -Leak -John D. Ehrlichman -The President’s view -Walter J. Hickel -The President's forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 137-11 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 9:53 am Location: Camp David Study Table
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 199-5] John D. Ehrlichman's call to the President
Conversation No. 137-12 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 9:53 am - 10:02 am Location: Camp David Study Table John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President. George W. Romney -Possible resignation -Leak -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Strategy in dealing with story -Richard C. Van Dusen -The President's possible telephone call -Van Dusen’s schedule -Duluth, Iowa -Forthcoming call from Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Forthcoming call from Ehrlichman -Van Dusen -Letter of resignation -Content -The President’s view -Housing -The President's re-election -Forthcoming call from Ehrlichman -Van Dusen -Possible appointment as Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] secretary Partnership involving a Virgin Islands financial plan -George S. McGovern supporters
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
-Henry L. Kimelman -Stewart Udall -Lawrence Halprin -Sidney Kessler ["Kessell"] -Udall -Possible public relations impact -Clark R. Mollenhoff -Question of a possible Justice Department prosecution -Richard G. Kleindienst -John N. Mitchell Analysis of McGovern's major supporters -Need for identification -Haldeman -Adverse actions by the Democrats against the President's supporters -John Mulcahy -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Robert H. Abplanalp -Need for identification -Jerry Rubin -Possible assignment of task -Murray M. Chotiner -Possible use of government files -Possible assistants -Possible attitude toward Jews Partnership involving a Virgin Islands financial plan -Kimelman -Use of Mollenhoff The President's conversation with Haldeman -List of McGovern supporters
Conversation No. 137-13 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:11 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
[See Conversation No. 199-7] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 137-14 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 10:11-10:12 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [See Conversation No. 199-8]
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Conversation No. 137-15 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 10:15am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 199-9]
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 137-16 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 10:15 am Location: Camp David Study Table The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 199-10] Call to Henry A. Kissinger -Kissinger’s location -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 137-17 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:15 am and 10:19 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 199-11] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 137-18 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 10:19 am - 10:22 am Location: Camp David Study Table
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 199-12] Henry A. Kissinger -Location -Schedule -Switzerland -Saigon -Announcement -Paris -Saigon -Tokyo -Itinerary Vietnam -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird -Cyrus R. Vance, W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Peace offer claim -Television coverage of Administration response -Henry Cabot Lodge -W. Ramsey Clark -John N. Mitchell -Strategy for public statements -Haig’s view -Kissinger’s forthcoming announcement -The President’s view -Platform hearings -Expectations
Conversation No. 137-19 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:22 am and 10:45 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 199-14]
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 137-20 Date: August 13, 1972 Time: 10:45 am - 11:23 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 199-15] Government disaster relief -Pennsylvania -Frank C. Carlucci -Public relations -Problems -Staff -Gen. George A. Lincoln -Press Information Officers [PIOs] -Press releases -Desmond J. Barker, Jr. -Colson's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Administration public relations -Colson's conversation with Melvin R. Laird, August 12, 1972 -Laird’s forthcoming efforts in Miami -Press conference -W. Ramsey Clark
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
-R. Sargent Shriver -Laird’s previous briefing of Shriver -Vietnamization -Draft announcement -Report -Possible press conference -Timing -Republican National Convention -All-volunteer army -Defense program -Strategy -The President’s view -Laird’s credibility -F. Edward Hebert -Timing for announcement -September 15, 1972 -William P. Rogers -Actions -George S. McGovern -Washington Post article -Schedule -Miami -Testimony -Press conference -Colson's conversation with Henry A. Kissinger, August 12, 1972 -Ronald L. Ziegler -Democratic tactics -W[illiam] Averell Harriman, Cyrus R. Vance -Henry Cabot Lodge -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Television appearance, August 12, 1972 -Possible interview -Beverly Farms -Vietnam negotiations -Previous briefing of Shriver
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
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