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Date: 
Nov 27, 1972 - Nov 29, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 156-1 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 am and 11:14 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 231-19] Request a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 156-2 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 am and 11:14 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 231-1] Haldeman's location -Camp David Second term reorganization Haldeman’s conversation with William P. Rogers -Bermuda -John A. Scali appointment -Henry A. Kissinger -Appointments -John N. (“Jack”) Irwin, II -Roger’s reaction -U. Alexis Johnson -Ambassador
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-2 (cont’d) -Japan -Age -Retirement -Health -Haldeman’s meeting with John D. Ehrlichman and Richard G. Kleindienst -Meeting with the President -Haldeman, Kliendienst The President’s schedule -Conversation with Félix Houphouet-Boigny
Conversation No. 156-3 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 am and 11:20 am Location: Camp David Study Table Camp David operators, John V. ("Jack") Brennan, interpreters, and overseas operators are on the line. There is some difficulty in clearing the circuit for an upcoming conversation between the President and Félix Houphouet-Boigny. [See Conversation Nos. 183-4, 183-5, 231-3A, and 231-3B] The President’s incoming calls -Handling -Interpretation -Connection -Ivory Coast -The President on the line -Clarity -Houphouet-Boigny President Houphouet-Boigny talked with the President between 11:14 am and 11:20 am. [Discussion in French] Ivory Coast
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-3 (cont’d) -Development -Communications station -Gratitude Vietnam War -Negotiations Communications satellite system [Intelsat] Ivory Coast -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s visit -The President’s visit in 1960s -Economic progress -Edgar F. Kasier -Development -Houphouet-Boigny’s leadership -The President’s support -Cooperation -Common goals -The President’s meeting with Houphouet-Boigny -Invitation Best wishes
Conversation No. 156-4 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 12:05 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 231-4] Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 156-5 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 12:05 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 231-5]
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Edward R. F. Cox’s and Tricia Nixon Cox’s trip -The President’s schedule -Schedule -Departure -London -Egypt -Israel -Jordan -National Security Council [NSC] -Arrangements -Henry A. Kissinger -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Schedule -Soviet Union -The President’s review -Egypt -Israel -Jordan -NSC -Arrangements -Haig -Soviet Union -Egypt
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-5 (cont’d) -Jordan -The President’s approval --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A [Personal returnable] [Duration: 14s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The President’s schedule -Camp David -Florida -Vacation -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Pool -The President’s work --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B [Personal returnable] [Duration: 28s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The President’s schedule -The President’s work White House residence -Remodeling -Mrs. Nixon -Kitchen -Funding -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Edward Cox’s and Tricia Nixon Cox’s trip -Schedule
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-5 (cont’d) -The President’s review [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 156-6 Date: November 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 3:03 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David Operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 156-7 Date: November 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:50 am and 12:14 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 231-12] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 156-8 Date: November 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:50 am and 12:14 pm Location: Camp David Study Table
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-8 (cont’d) The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 231-13] The President’s schedule Meeting with Haldeman
Conversation No. 156-9 Date: November 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:50 am and 12:14 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 231-14] Request for a call to Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo
Conversation No. 156-10 Date: November 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:50 am and 12:14 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo. [See Conversation No. 231-15]
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Flordia trip
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-10 (cont’d) -Call to Paul W. Keyes -Rescheduling -Henry A. Kissinger -Vietnam negotiations -George P. Shultz -Keyes’ travel -Vietnam negotiations -Walker’s Cay -Kissinger, Shultz [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 156-11 Date: November 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:14 pm and 1:50 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 231-16A] Request for a call to Robert H. Finch -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 156-23 Date: November 28 or 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:14 pm, November 28, 1972 and 10:10 am, November 29, 1972 Location: Camp David Study Table The President attempted to place a call with the Camp David operator. [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman can be heard in the background]
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-23 (cont’d)
[Aborted telephone call]
Conversation No. 156-12 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 232-5] Request for a call to George H. W. Bush
Conversation No. 156-13 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 232-6] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 156-14 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-14 (cont’d) The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 232-7] Second term reorganization -Appointments -Peter J. Brennan -Meeting with press -Preparations -Calls -George P. Shultz -George Meany -Victor Riesel -Advanced stories -The President’s meeting with Colson, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Shultz -John B. Connally -Henry A. Kissinger -Planning -Political operation -House of Representatives -Colson’s schedule -Brennan -Personnel assignments -George D. Webster -Appointment -Richard G. Kleindienst -Erwin N. Griswold -Age -Letter from Webster -Harvard Law School Faculty -Support for George S. McGovern -Ehrlichman -Retention -Retention -Hearing
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-14 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Final figures -Secretaries of state -Certification -Absentees -Problems -Percentage -George S. McGovern -John G. Schmitz -Illinois -Certification -Adjustments -Alaska -Richard M. Scammon -The President’s percentage -Annoucement -Press reports -Publicity -Patrick J. Buchanan’s article on McGovern -New York Times -Response -Theme -“Dirtiest campaign in history” -Richard Wilson -Howard K. Smith -New York Times -Editorial -Quality -Impact -The President’s reading file -Florida -News summary [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-14 (cont’d)
Second term reorganization -Brennan -Appointment -Advantages -Characterization -The President’s schedule -Colson’s assignments -Personnel lists -Exclusions -The President’s foundations -Personnel -Retentions -Cabinet -Claude S. Brinegar -Department of Transportation -John A. Volpe -Ambassador to Italy -Brinegar -Irish-American -Catholic -German-American -Robert J. Dole -John A. Scali -United Nations [UN] ambassador -Italian-American -Catholic -Democrat -Catholic -Roy L. Ash -Subcabinet -South -Charles R. Snyder [?] -Weldon L[amar] Mathis -Women -Blacks -Women -Jewell S. Lafontant -UN -Brennan
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-14 (cont’d) -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Paul Hall New Majority -Labor -Gerald R. Ford -Hall -National Labor Relations Board [NLRB] -Changes -Brennan -Anti-labor legislation -John H. Fanning -Appointment Colson’s schedule -Florida trip -Arrangements -Haldeman -Patricia Colson
Conversation No. 156-15 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. The President waiting
Conversation No. 156-16 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-16 (cont’d) The President talked with George H. W. Bush. [See Conversation No. 232-8] Greetings
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee [RNC] -Bush’s appointment -Acceptance -Chairmanship -Talk with John D. Ehrlichman, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Support -Robert J. Dole -Problem -Retention -Benefits -Kansas -Full-time chairman -Departure -Dole’s initiative -Replacement -Candidates -Keith Buhler -Bush -Reaction -United Nations [UN] -Call to Bush -Bush’s response -Acceptance -Haldeman -Gerald R. Ford -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Rogers C. B. Morton -Arrangements with Dole -Timing -Haldeman
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-16 (cont’d) -Middle East situation -United Nations [UN] -Delays -Negotiations -Announcement -Replacement -UN -Support for Bush -Dole -RNC -John N. Mitchell -Voting -Contacts with Ehrlichman, Haldeman -Cabinet appointments -Announcement -Timing -Arrangements -Ford -Senate and House Campaign Committees -John J. Rhodes -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. -Barry M. Goldwater -Criticism -1972 election -Barber A. Conable, Jr. -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -William A. Steiger -Wilson -Work with the President -Support for Bush -Possible conversation with Bush -Dole -The President’s support for Bush -Haldeman -Timing -UN -Middle East -Panama -Departure -Announcement
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-16 (cont’d) -Dole -Ronald L. Ziegler -Chairmanship -Methods -Quality of work -Benefits -Limosine [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 156-17 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 232-9] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 156-18 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 232-10] Vietnam negotiations -The President’s forthcoming meeting with [Nguyen Phu Duc and Tran Kim Phouong]
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-18 (cont’d) -Talking points -Priorities -Tone -“Tough” -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President’s support -South Vietnamese tactics -Negotiations schedule -Reassurances -Republic of Vietnam -Violations -The President’s possible meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -The President’s agreement -The President’s schedule -Timing -“Peace time” President -Terms -Timing -The President’s views -Thieu -Unpredicability -Pressure -Public opinion -Agreement on final formula -Talking points -The President’s review -Thieu’s letter to the President -Intercept -Negotiations schedule -Demoralization -Assurances -The President’s tone -Pressure -Thieu’s resistance -The President’s letters Kissinger’s schedule -Meeting with the President -Trip to Florida -Timing
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-18 (cont’d) -Ronald L. Ziegler’s announcement -Length of meeting -Kissinger’s plans -Accommodations -Haldeman -Access to press -Meeting with the President -Length -Ziegler’s announcement Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -Agreement
Conversation No. 156-19 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 156-20 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 232-11]
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-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 156-20 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee [RNC] -The President’s talk with George H. W. Bush -Approach to Robert J. Dole -Announcement -Speculation -Replacement at United Nations [UN] -Timing -Dole -Meeting with Haldeman -Approach -Public conflict -Gerald R. Ford -Timing -Middle East negotiations -Announcement -Bush -Replacement at UN -Timing -Transition [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 156-21 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 232-12A] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 156-22 Date: November 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 1:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 232-13] The President’s schedule -Meeting with South Vietnamese representatives -Length -Meeting with black administration officials -Timing
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Meeting with Dr. W. Kenneth Riland [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************