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Date: 
Aug 19, 1972 - Aug 20, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) Conversation No. 206-1 Date: August 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:02 pm and 7:12 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Forthcoming dinner [with William P. Rogers] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:12 pm.
Conversation No. 206-2 Date: Unknown between August 19 and 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:42 pm, August 19, 1972 and before 12:45 am, August 20, 1972 Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) Conversation No. 206-3 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:45 am and 8:00 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with an unknown man. The President's schedule -Breakfast The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:00 am.
Conversation No. 206-4 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:45 am and 9:30 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:30 am.
Conversation No. 206-5 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:45 am and 9:30 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 140-46]
Conversation No. 206-6
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Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:45 am and 9:30 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:30 am.
Conversation No. 206-7 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: 9:30 am - 11:20 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Possible return to the White House -Swimming -The President’s previous meeting with William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Information for Rogers -Leaks News photographs -Picture of a dog -George S. McGovern picture -Content -Swimming pool, South Dakota -Life picture -McGovern in undershirt -Circumstances -Haldeman’s view
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:30 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:00 am.
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The President talked with the Camp David operator at an unknown time between 9:30 am and 10:00 am. [Conversation No. 206-7A] [See Conversation No. 140-47] [End of telephone conversation]
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 39s ]
Kissinger entered at 10:00 am.
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The President talked with Rose Mary Woods between 10:03 am and 10:04 am. [Conversation No. 206-7B] [See Conversation No. 140-48] Sanchez entered at 10:03 am. [End of telephone conversation] Preparation of sauna -Kissinger’s forthcoming use -Bathing suit Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:20 am. Polls -Rogers -Daniel Yankelovich McGovern -Kissinger’s view Washington Post and New York Times stories -McGovern's Vietnam stance -James M. Naughton -Possible Communist government in South Vietnam -Kissinger’s view -Joseph Mccarthy -New York Times editorial
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Nguyen Van Thieu McGovern -Kissinger’s view -Frank F. Mankiewicz -The President’s view Republican National Convention -Kissinger's role -Newsmaking -Benefits of nonpartisan policy -Presence at convention -Social functions -Press -Reporters -Catherine Mackin -Douglas Kiker -Possible questions -Kissinger’s possible response -Foreign policy -North Vietnamese -Timing of appearance -Possible interviews with the press -[Arnold] Eric Sevaried -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Mackin -Kissinger’s presence at the convention -Nominating speeches -The President’s acceptance speech -Kissinger’s stay in Florida -Key Biscayne -Doral Hotel -Logistics -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Interest in Kissinger -Compared with the President's family -Presence at social functions -Ronald W. Reagan invititation -Elmer H. Bobst invitation -Possible youth function presence -Kissinger’s previous speech at the State Department -Avoidance of critical remarks -McGovern
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -W. Ramsey Clark -Pierre E.G. Salinger -Congress Kissinger's schedule -Announcement of trip to the Soviet Union -Plans for public statements in October -Activities at Republican convention -Scheduled interviews -Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu -Ronald L. Ziegler -Future interviews -Marvin L. Kalb -Cronkite -Plans for late September -Possible network appearance -Convention plans -Response to interview requests -Presence of senior staff with the President -Nonconvention activities -Possible youth function visit -Possible television presence -Kissinger’s view Vietnam negotiations -Possibility of settlement -North Vietnamese meetings with Kissinger -Le Duc Tho -Kissinger’s possible televised press conference -Negotiating record Republican convention -Kissinger's possible attendance -McGovern -New York Times -Photograph of Kissinger’s meeting with Kakuei Tanaka -Forthcoming announcement of Kissinger’s trip to the Soviet Union -Youth appearance -Interviews -Marya McLaughlin -Barbara Walters -McLaughlin
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon interview -Tone -Stars and Stripes -Public relations impact -Belly dancers -Press surmises concerning sexual life of White House staffers and of McGovern
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Press -Otis Chandler -Oil promotional activities -Marilyn B. (“Missy”) Chandler -Los Angeles Times The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Length -Suggestions from staff members -Patrick J. Buchanan's points -Daniel P. Moynihan's input -Upcoming education speech -Tone -Farmers -Youth -Senior citizens -Blacks -Catholics -Chicanos -Domestic Council -Foreign policy compared to domestic policy -McGovern's speeches
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Attention of interest groups -Blacks -Farmers -Income from grain sales to Soviet Union -Income from Japanese -Taxes -John D. Ehrlichman -Reform -Reduction -Property -Foreign policy section -Ziegler's input -Mention of US strength -“Begging” for peace in Vietnam -Press reaction -Kissinger’s schedule -John K. Andrews, Jr. -The President’s reading of his draft -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Lyndon B. Johnson -Introduction -Partisanship -Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Johnson -Tone -The President’s draft compared to Andrews’s draft -Length -Latin America, Africa, Middle East -Israel -Rodney C. Campbell -Nelson A. Rockefeller’s conversation with Kissinger -Issues and Answers -The President's Schedule -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -John B. Connally -Israeli view -Golda Meir -The President’s reading of draft -Political considerations -Vietnam -Compared to Middle East -Israel -Haldeman
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Amnesty for draft evaders -Effect on foreign policy -Johnson -The President's trips to the People's Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union -US security -Need to maintain defense spending -McGovern -Soviet Union -Opportunity for peace -Domestic compared to foreign programs -Tone of speech -Vietnam -Reduction of US forces in South Vietnam -End of deployment of draftees -Reduction of casualties -Negotiations -Ceasefire -Withdrawal of US forces -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Elections -POWs -South Vietnam -Domestic critics ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 23s ]
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The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew renomination -The President’s reading of draft -Kissinger’s view -Efforts to combat division of US -The President’s reading of draft -Discrimination -Quotas
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Intellectuals -Speechwriters -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -"New Majority" -New politics -Change in US -Liberals -Tone of campaign -Democratic motives -Unemployment, inflation, $1000-per-person welfare proposal -The President’s reading of draft -Unknown Rhode Islander -McGovern -Kissinger’s view -Crime -The President’s reading of draft -Court appointments -Supreme Court -J. Edgar Hoover -Subsequent appointments -[Clark] -Speechwriting staff -Kissinger’s view -Court appointments -Clark -Foreign policy section -Editing Kissinger and Haldeman left at 11:20 am.
Conversation No. 206-8 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 12:27 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Changes
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Conclusion -Marking of draft -Kissinger’s proposed changes -[Previous presidents] -Isolationism -Defense -Vietnam -Draftees -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Vietnamese elections -Supervision with Communist participation -Xuan Thuy -US troop reduction in South Vietnam -Problems with withdrawal -Israel -US relationship with allies -Europe -Asia -Amnesty for draft evaders -Concern for Vietnam -Previous US troop commitment -Casualties -Pursuit of foreign policy initiatives Request to use telephone Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:25 am. Instructions about use of outside telephone Kissinger and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 206-25 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 12:27 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 140-49]
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Conversation No. 206-9 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: 12:27 pm - unknown before 1:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 140-50; two items have been withdrawn] Henry A. Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 12:27 pm. Kissinger talked with Colson at an unknown time after 12:27 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Staff morale The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Kissinger’s proposed changes -US strength -George S. McGovern stance -Defense capacity of South Vietnam -Soviet Union -US defense spending -Compared to food stamps spending -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s view -Arms limitation -US intentions -US strength -Effect on negotiations -Communists -McGovern -Kissinger’s view -“Peace dividend” -Speechwriters’ views -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -Patrick J. Buchanan
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Placement of sentences -Aspirations of American people -Speechwriters’ view -Kissinger’s speeches -Vietnam Kissinger's schedule -Swimming -Departure time The President's schedule -Forthcoming dinner -Kissinger -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Haig -Ronald L. Ziegler -Benefits Kissinger left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
Conversation No. 206-10 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Tapes -Rose Mary Woods -Henry A. Kissinger The President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) Conversation No. 206-11 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm.
Conversation No. 206-12 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Swimming pool -Request for Kissinger's presence Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm.
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Conversation No. 206-13 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 140-51]
Conversation No. 206-14 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm - unknown before 5:59 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Conclusion -Tone -Reference to Tanya Savicheva -1968 nomination acceptance speech -Divisions within nation -Tone -Kissinger’s view -The President's image -The President’s previous speech in Soviet Union -George S. McGovern’s view of country -Tone -Phrasing -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Kissinger’s view -Adlai E. Stevenson, II -McGovern
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 1m 57s
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The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Emotion -Conclusion -Tone -The President’s view -Harvard University -Kissinger’s view -The President’s view -Stevenson’s style -Kissinger’s view -The President compared to McGovern McGovern -Kissinger’s view The President's schedule -Dinner arrangements -Timing -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Kissinger left at an unknown time before 5:59 pm.
Conversation No. 206-15 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:00 pm and 5:59 pm
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Biblical quotations -The President’s 1960 campaign -George S. McGovern speeches -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible radio speeches -Kissinger -Closing -Haldeman’s view -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Tanya Savicheva story -Kissinger's view -Tanya story -Tanya story -Price -John K. Andrews, Jr. -McGovern -Challenge to America -Contrast with McGovern -Need for emotion -Tanya story -Price -World peace aspirations -McGovern -Soviet Union -Peace dividend
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -Cities -Environment -John D. Ehrlichman -Congress -Welfare reform -Revenue sharing -The President’s reading of draft -The President’s previous televised address to the Soviet people -US desire for peace -Tanya story -Tone -Kissinger’s view -Haldeman’s view -Price -Haldeman’s view -Need for specifics -Price’s material -Tanya story -Acceptance of challenge -Need for unity -Tanya story -Haldeman’s view -Audience Studies Incorporated [ASI] market reseatch -Response to movie -Measurement -Results Haldeman and the President left at 5:59 pm.
Conversation No. 206-16 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 10:32 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 140-52]
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Conversation No. 206-17 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 10:32 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President rehearsed his "Remarks on Accepting the Presidential Nomination of the Republican National Convention". [A transcript of the speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 787-795]
Conversation No. 206-18 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 9:45 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Rose Mary Woods's schedule -Marjorie P. Acker -Laurel Lodge -Manolo Sanchez -Speech draft [?] The President’s forthcoming acceptance speech -Content -Tanya Savicheva story -Abraham Lincoln -The President’s reading of draft -US defense budget -US negotiating stance -Arms limitation -Opportunity for peace -US -Soviet Union
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Domestic programs -Poverty -Cities -Rural areas -Environment -Welfare reform -Revenue sharing -“Peace dividend” -The President's televised speech in the Soviet Union -Lincoln -Religious reference -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Leningrad -Tanya story -“New majority” -Haldeman’s view -Revisions -Lincoln quote -Use by the President in 1960 -Use of passage from previous speeches -Compared to other religious references -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -John K. Andrews, Jr. The President's schedule Haldeman left at an unknown time before 9:45 pm.
Conversation No. 206-19 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 10:32 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President rehearsed his "Remarks on Accepting the Presidential Nomination of the Republican National Convention". [A transcript of the speech appears in Public Papers of the President, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 787-795]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07)
Conversation No. 206-20 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 and 10:32 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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[This conversation continues as Conversation No. 206-23]
Conversation No. 206-21 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 10:32 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 140-53]
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) Conversation No. 206-22 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: 10:32 pm - 10:33 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 140-54]
Conversation No. 206-23 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:33 pm and 11:20 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum for the file. [This conversation is a continuation of Conversation No. 206-20]
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Conversation No. 206-24 Date: August 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:33 pm and 11:20 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.Aug-07) The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Sanchez’s schedule Dictabelts -Filing Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:20 pm.