149

Date: 
Oct 14, 1972 - Oct 15, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 149-1 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 3:46 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-1] Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 149-2 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: 3:46 pm - 3:49 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 220-2]
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2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 149-3 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:49 pm and 3:50 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-3] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 149-4 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: 3:50 pm - 3:53 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [See Conversation No. 220-4] Budget -Ehrlichman's previous conversation with Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Spending limitation -Bureaucracy -Congress Schedule -The President's trip to Philadelphia for revenue sharing signing ceremony -Frank L. Rizzo’s discussion with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Weather -Refreshments at ceremony -National Park Service -Invitation from Rizzo -Congressional adjournment -Debt ceiling-spending limit conference
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Welfare -William E. Timmons's conversations with Hugh Scott and Michael J. Mansfield -Timmons’s upcoming telephone call to Ehrlichman -James O. Eastland's Committee's possible hearings -Watergate -Testimony -Frederick C. LaRue -John N. Mitchell, Maurice H. Stans -White House -Executive privilege -LaRue
Conversation No. 149-5 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:06 pm and 7:40 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-7] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 149-6 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:17 pm and 7:40 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 220-8]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) John D. Ehrlichman's location
Conversation No. 149-7 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:57 am and 9:16 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-10] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 149-8 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: 9:16 am - 9:24 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [See Conversation No. 220-11] Congress -Adjournment -The President's conversation with William E. Timmons -House of Representatives, Senate -Legislation -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming briefing -Water quality bill -Spending limitation -Social Security bill -Ehrlichman's forthcoming conversation with Stephen Kurzman of Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW]
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Welfare reform -Budget -Increase -Possible number -Possible vetoes -Social Security legislation -Welfare provisions -Timmons -Title III -Titles I and II -Washington Post -Budget increase -Spending limitation -George S. McGovern's welfare proposals -The President's second term -Proposed changes -Cuts -Comparisons to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration -Welfare reform Charges -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming briefing -Watergate -US-Soviet Union grain deal -Dwight L. Chapin -Response by the Administration -Charges against Chapin -Washington Post -Joseph “McCarthyism” -Joseph N. Welch -Protection of colleague in 1954 -Comparisons -Journalistic standards -Washington Post, New York Times -Reporting of campaign -Campaign practices -Charges -Adolf Hitler -Editorial reaction -James G. Blaine-Grover Cleveland race -Comparisons to current election
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Bombing of campaign headquarters Press relations -The President's California property -Los Angeles Times -New York Times -Story by Wally Turner -Response -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming briefing -Financial disclosure -The President's compared to R. Sargent Shriver -Eunice (Kennedy) Shriver -Disclosure -George S. McGovern
Conversation No. 149-9 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 11:07 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-13] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 149-10 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: 11:07 am - 11:21 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles W. Colson.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [See Conversation No. 220-14] The President's schedule -Colson -Earlier meeting with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The press -New York Times, Washington Post -Watergate story -The President’s view -The President's conversation with Haldeman -Time magazine -Effect on election -Louis P. Harris -Poll -Attitudes of the American people towards Watergate -Campaign practices Congress -Delay in adjournment -Press reports -The President's schedule -Effect on campaign activities -Legislation -The President's responsibilities -Possible vetoes -Spending limit -Taxes -Water quality bill -Veto override -Quorum -Possible Republican strategy -Effect of attendance on consideration of legislation -Colson's conversation with William E. Timmons -Water bill veto override -Timmons’s view -Environmental pressure groups -Colson’s view -The Sierra Club -Taxes
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Revenue sharing -Forthcoming signing ceremony in Philadelphia -Frank L. Rizzo -Independence Hall -Number of people -Support for the President -The President's conversations with Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Milton J. Shapp -Attendance of other governors -Transportation with Rizzo -Type -Non-political event -Possible press reaction -Charges of politicization The President's schedule -Forthcoming trip to New York -Veterans’ Day -Ohio -Philadelphia -Advantages -Congress
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Press reports -1972 campaign -Washington Post -Watergate -Maritime agreement
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Effect on jobs -Television report -Peter G. Peterson's briefing -Visit to US by doctors from the People's Republic of China [PRC] -The President's foreign policy accomplishments -PRC, [Soviet Union]
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George S. McGovern -Issues -Ethics proposals -Public reaction -Concerns -Confidence issue -John N. Mitchell -Corruption charges -Watergate -Effect on polls -Ten million dollar secret fund -Campaign financing -Believability -Privacy -Effectiveness as issue -Watergate -Washington Post story -Comparison to Joseph “McCarthyism” -Style of story -Comparison to firebombing story -The President’s schedule
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Journalistic standards -Protestors The President's schedule -Philadelphia trip -Congressional adjournment delay -Legislative issues -Taxes
Conversation No. 149-11 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: 11:24 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-15] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 149-12 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:35 am Location: Camp David Study Table The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 220-16] Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Meeting with Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Return call to the President
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 149-13 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 12:00 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 220-17] Request for Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo to join the President
Conversation No. 149-14 Date: October 15, 1972 Time: 12:00 pm - 12:14 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 220-18] Vietnam negotiations -Briefings by Kissinger -Meeting with Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Administration’s position -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Abrams's trip to South Vietnam -Ideas -Military provisions -Political provisions -Political provisions -Possible questions -Coalition -Use of word
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Possible reaction -Nguyen Van Thieu -Council of National Concord -Possible negotiations -US reaction -Kissinger’s view -Possible settlement -Kissinger’s conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Effect on 1972 election -Chances for success -Saigon, Hanoi -Abrams, Bunker -Thieu's role -Responsibility -Thieu -Reaction to possible settlement -Bunker’s view -Abrams’s view -Political provisions -Thieu -North Vietnam message -Changes -Predictions -Kissinger's schedule -Paris -Saigon -Effect of settlement -1972 election -Type of settlement -Timing -Chances of success -Possible effect on 1972 election -Kissinger's conversation with Melvin R. Laird -Negotiation refinements -Shanghai -Military situation -Gen. Do Cao Tri -South Vietnamese -Military Region [MR] 3 -North Vietnamese -Pressure for settlement
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Letter from the President -Soviet Union-North Vietnamese relations -Military aid -Dobrynin’s cable from the North Vietnamese -Settlement -Political pressure -Merits -South Vietnam -Thieu's position -Kissinger’s possible meeting with Le Duc Tho in Paris -Public reports -Kissinger's conversation with Haldeman -Thieu -Kissinger's possible trip to South Vietnam -Itinerary -Effect of settlement -US advantages -Merits -Politics -Kissinger’s role