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Date: 
Oct 06, 1972 - Oct 07, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 147-1 Date: October 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:30 pm and 8:32 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 217-3] Request for a call to Alexander P. Butterfield
Conversation No. 147-2 Date: October 6, 1972 Time: 8:32 pm - 8:35 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield. [See Conversation No. 217-4] Schedule -Speech -Transmittal of revised drafts via telecopier -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Marjorie P. Acker -Completion of typing -Timing -John D. Ehrlichman's recommendations on possible changes -Previous conversation with Price -Receipt of drafts by the President -Scheduled broadcast time of speech -Ronald L. Ziegler -Notification on speech release to the press -Timing
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s instructions to Butterfield -Acker -Ehrlichman’s memorandum -Ehrlichman’s possible television appearance -Upcoming telephone call from Ehrlichman -Timing
Conversation No. 147-3 Date: October 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:35 pm and 8:40 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 217-5] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 147-4 Date: October 6, 1972 Time: 8:40 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 217-6] Campaign issues -Commercials -The President’s view -Defense -Hard hat -Changes of position
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Amnesty -Vietnam -Robert Teeter's assessment of issue -George S. McGovern's position -Compared to the administration’s position -Effectiveness compared to economic issues -Request for Colson to check with Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Vietnam advertisements and speeches -John B. Connally -Melvin R. Laird -Bombing effectiveness -Colson’s previous conversation with Laird -William J. Baroody, Jr. -Mining effectiveness -McGovern -South Vietnam -Imposition of communist government -Amnesty -Vulnerability -John N. Mitchell -Teeter's organization -Youth vote's reaction on amnesty -Jewish young people -Canada -McGovern -The President’s view -Advertisements -Connally -Laird -William P. Rogers -McGovern -Issues for advertisements -Amnesty -Vietnam -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Hanoi -Communist government in South Vietnam -Amnesty -Youth vote -Possible losses -Morality
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Raymond K. Price, Jr. office -Patrick J. Buchanan -The President's forthcoming speech -Colson’s instructions -Peter Fosco -Bulding trades leaders -George Meany -Colson to report to H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Approval on speech wording -Operations -Bumper stickers -Donald F. Rodgers -“Labor for Nixon” -Amnesty -Issue's effectiveness -Colson’s view -Colson’s upcoming conversation with Haldeman -Instructions on issue's use -Colson's analysis of press conference by the President, October 5, 1972 -Amnesty issue -McGovern’s defense -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Canada -Destination of US citizens avoiding draft -Coming activities on Vietnam, amnesty, POW issues -Rogers -Meet the Press -Laird -Face the Nation -Approach -Issues to be used against McGovern -Rogers -Schedule -Colson’s previous conversation with Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Senate -Democrats -McGovern -President’s instructions
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Use of direct quotes -Vietnam -Presentation of position -A. James Reichley -McGovern -Direct quotes of McGovern -Nguyen Van Thieu -South Vietnam -Communists -Release of POWs -Hanoi -Louis P. Harris poll of US public reaction -Colson's briefing of Laird's aide [Baroody?] -Laird -Face the Nation -Coming activities -Senate debate -Connally and Elliot L. Richardson -Vietnam -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Anaheim, California rally -Network television coverage -Rogers -Laird -Spot advertisements -Vietnam -Hard hats -Liberal writers of advertisements -Haldeman's view of Colson -Newspaper advertisements -Anti-Ballistic Missile [ABM] advertisement of 1970 -Harris -View of issues -News summary -Washington Star -McGovern -Photograph -Comparison to R. Sargent Shriver photograph -McGovern -Reaction to pressure -Possible mistakes
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Amnesty -Networks -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Advertisement people -Vietnam -McGovern -Amnesty, POW issues -Vietnam -Communists
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McGovern approach on issues -Constituency -Democratic party -The President’s view -Establishment, suburbanites -Amnesty -Appeal -Commercial on Vietnam
Conversation No. 147-5 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:00 am and 10:16 am Location: Camp David Study Table
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 217-12] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 147-6 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: 10:16 am - 10:28 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 217-14] The President's schedule -Text of radio speech of October 7, 1972 -Release -John D. Ehrlichman -Rose Mary Woods -Spending ceiling -Buildup -Tax reform -Property taxes Analysis of George S. McGovern charges on corruption -Effect -Press -Philip Potter -McGovern -Comments on demagoguery, amnesty -Chicago -Reference to the President -The President’s view -Forthcoming television advertisements -Speaking voice -Tone
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -WTOP [Washington, DC radio station] -Time spot -McGovern's foreign policy speech -Timing -McGovern’s style Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -McGovern -One-on-one interview -Schedule -Format -Mass conference -Length -President’s policy on interviews -McGovern -Timing -Comparison to the President, John F. Kennedy in 1960 campaign -Format -The President’s schedule -Congress -Excerpts -Networks -Other requests -Networks, wire services, United Press International [UPI] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Exclusive -McGovern -President -Spacing -Ziegler’s previous conversation with Cronkite -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Howard K. Smith -Post-election -Timing -McGovern -Cronkite -Memorandum to H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Television -The President's conversation with Haldeman and Charles W. Colson -Live presentation of press conference
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Effect -Columnists -Ziegler’s view
Conversation No. 147-7 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:33 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 217-22] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 147-8 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:33 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 217-23] Request for a call to H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 147-9 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: 12:33 pm - 1:00 pm
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 217-24] Radio speech on Federal spending, October 7, 1972 -Analysis -Use of radio -Ease -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Comparisons -Welfare -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Spending -George S. McGovern's proposals, Congress -Family analogy -John D. Ehrlichman -Congressional committees -Number -Fred B. Rhodes -Veterans Administration [VA] -View of President’s radio speech -The President's radio voice -Other possible topics -Veterans -Farmers -Speech by the President -Grain deal -Administration’s position -Chicago -Compared to motorcade -Labor -Labor Day -Defense and American spirit -Aid to private schools -Advantages of radio -Television -Press coverage -The President’s radio voice -Columnists
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -A. James Reichley -McGovern -Presentation of issues -McGovern -The President’s preparation of speech -Radio compared to television -Promotion on radio -Colson’s view -Tax relief for retirees -Richard M. Scammon -Samuel Lubell -The President’s press conference -Press coverage -Camp David Scammon -Louis P. Harris poll -Slippage -Campaign -"Dirty trick" -Chicago Tribune syndicate -Gary Hart -McGovern
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The President's comment in radio speech -Federal spending -Non-partisan nature -Bryce N. Harlow
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s instructions -George H. Mahon -Wilbur D. Mills -Carl B. Albert -Russell B. Long -Senate Finance Committee -McGovern McGovern -Slippage -Ku Klux Klan [KKK] -Republican Party -Comparisons -"Rum, Romanism and Rebellion" -Jacob K. Javits -Robert J. Dole -Republicans -Blacks -Washington Post -Joseph McCarthy -Possible use of black to reply -Defense department -Johnnie Johnson -Brig. Gen. Daniel ("Chappy") James, Jr. -Kenneth W. Clawson -Demagogue charge against Nixon -Amnesty -Tax issue -Increase -Administration’s response -Cleveland speech -Defense -Foreign policy -Press corps -William P. Rogers -Howard K. Smith -Comments Welfare -Liberals -The President’s recent radio address
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Taxes -Democratic proposal -$1000 per person McGovern -Clawson -McCarthyism -William Greider -Washington Post -Charge of Republicans paying Negroes not to vote -Vietnam -Communists -Administration’s stance -Monday magazine -Republican National Committee [RNC] -McGovern cartoon -Bombing -Communists -Defense -Jobs -Melvin R. Laird -Communists -Communists -South Vietnamese -Population -Upcoming speeches Republican advertisements -Vietnam -Colson’s previous conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Meeting -Haldeman’s view -Speeches -Advertisement writers -Defense of administration policy -Amnesty -Potential Republican losses -Youth vote -Jewish vote -Potential Republican gains -Blue collar
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. -Domestic Council -Disagreement -Haldeman -Vietnam -Korea -World War II -Canada The President's speeches for radio broadcast -Farm -Special issues -Private school -Goals for the future compared to issues -Columnists -View of the American people -Relevant issues -Scarsdale -Columnists The President's Federal spending speech -Taxes -Welfare -Public view Baseball game
Conversation No. 147-10 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: 1:01 pm - 1:02 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield. [See Conversation No. 217-25] Butterfield's schedule
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
The President's schedule -Quadriad -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Participation -Controls -Charles W. Colson -Bill Marsh -American Society of Association Executives [ASAE] -Photograph opportunity
Conversation No. 147-11 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: 1:03 pm - 1:10 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 217-26] Radio speech on Federal spending, October 7, 1972 -Alexander P. Butterfield -Charles W. Colson -Possibility of additional speeches for radio -Preparation -Assessment -Draft text -Congress -John D. Ehrlichman's contribution to speech -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Comparison to Fireside Chat -Use of family analogy -The President’s instructions -Farm speech -Farm exports -Chicago
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Special interest groups -Aid to private schools -Impact of speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -The President's goals for the US -Intellectuals -Welfare -Budget -Taxes -Property tax relief -Speech team -George S. McGovern -Speeches to live audiences -Radio speeches -Compared to live audiences -Atlanta -Possible numbers of radio listeners -Price -National defense -Importance of issue -Colson Republican advertisements for television -Vietnam -Amnesty -Vietnam -McGovern's proposals and strategy -Communists, amnesty, Administration delay in ending war -Possible response by the Administration -Speeches -Colson -Timing
Conversation No. 147-12 Date: October 7, 1972 Time: 1:13 pm - 1:19 pm Location: Camp David Study Table
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 217-28]
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