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Date: 
Dec 30, 1972 - Dec 31, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-1 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:42 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 158-40] [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed.]
Conversation No. 238-2 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 am and 11:51 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Travel arrangements -Question -Timing [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 11:51 am.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-3 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 am and 11:51 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-41]
Conversation No. 238-4 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 11:51 am - 11:52 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Commander Alexander R. Larzelere [See Conversation No. 158-42]
Conversation No. 238-5 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 11:52 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-43]
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-6 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 11:52 am - 11:53 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Nellie L. Yates. [See Conversation No. 158-44]
Conversation No. 238-7 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 11:54 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-45]
Conversation No. 238-8 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 11:54 am - 11:56 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 158-46]
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-9 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:06 pm - 12:15 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 158-47]
Conversation No. 238-10 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:15 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-48]
Conversation No. 238-11 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:27 pm - 12:29 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Gerald L. Warren. [See Conversation No. 158-49]
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-12 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:29 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-50]
Conversation No. 238-13 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:35 pm - 12:37 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer. [See Conversation No. 158-51]
Conversation No. 238-14 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:37 pm and 12:38 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-52]
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-15 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:38 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Camp David Operator. [See Conversation No. 158-53]
Conversation No. 238-16 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:38 pm and 12:40 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Refreshment -Amount Football game -Timing [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:40 p.m.
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-17 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:40 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-54]
Conversation No. 238-18 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 12:45 pm - 12:59 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 158-55]
Conversation No. 238-19 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:59 pm and 1:04 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 158-56]
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-20 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 1:04 pm - 1:16 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 158-57]
Conversation No. 238-21 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 1:18 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Football game [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 1:18 pm.
Conversation No. 238-22 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: 1:18 pm - 1:20 pm
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-22 (cont’d) Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 158-58]
Conversation No. 238-28 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon met with an unknown person.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 15s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Mrs. Nixon and an unknown person left at an unknown time after 1:30 pm.
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-29 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. The President’s schedule -Swimming -Dinner -Timing Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time between 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm.
Conversation No. 238-30 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
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-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-23 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:30 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Movies -Football game -Timing Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm.
Conversation No. 238-24 Date: December 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:39 pm and 12:00 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl -University of Tennessee -Louisiana State University -Halftime Bombing of North Vietnam press conference
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-24 (cont’d) -Gerald L. Warren -Demeanor -Henry A. Kissinger -Demeanor -Complaint -Follow-up questions -Warren -The President -Colonel Richard T. Kennedy -Congress -Charles W. Colson -Call to Kissinger -Ronald L. Ziegler -Kissinger -Attitude regarding briefings -Defensiveness -Lack of trust -Press relations -Warren -Colson and John A. Scali -Networks, wire services -William E. Timmons -Thomas C. Korologos -Kissinger -Ego -Relationship with staff -The President’s call -Marvin L. Kalb report -Call by Colson -Kissinger’s reaction -Attraction for Jews -Arthur F. Burns -Washington Post -Herbert Stein -Qualities -Vulnerabilities -“Hawks” -Press relations
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-24 (cont’d) Call from Tricia Nixon Cox ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A [Personal returnable] [Duration: 10s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Moscow -Reception -Ambassador ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B [Personal returnable] [Duration: 21s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The President’s telephone call -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Message to US servicemen members -Appreciation -Peace in Vietnam New York Times column -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Kennedy -Conversation with Kissinger -Demeanor -Congress -Trip to Vietnam -Abilities -Character
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-24 (cont’d)
The President’s telephone call -[David] Kenneth Rush -Golf course -U. Alexis Johnson -Timing Use of time -Golf -Compared to work Press relations -Kissinger -Schedule -Location -California -Calls from the President -Press conference -Bombing of North Vietnam -Kissinger’s performance -Robert Pierpoint -Wire service coverage -Howard K. Smith -Conversation with Colson or Kissinger -Reaction of the press -Wire services -Positive reaction to bombing announcement -Compared to negative reaction -Agreement with South Vietnam -Kissinger -Press conference -Performance -Ziegler’s role [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08)
Conversation No. 238-25 Date: December 31, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:55 am and 11:17 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 159-1]
Conversation No. 238-26 Date: December 31, 1972 Time: 11:17 am - 11:47 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 159-2]
Conversation No. 238-27 Date: December 31, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:47 am and 12:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon schedule -The President’s schedule -Stress
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-27 (cont’d) -Tricia Nixon Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Rose Bowl Parade Vietnam negotiations -Telephone call to Charles W. Colson -Public reaction to bombing halt -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -“Valleys and peaks” -1972 Moscow Summit -John B. Connally -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Bombing of North Vietnam -Public reaction -Compared to May 8, 1972 decision -Necessity -Hopes for peace -Telephone call to Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -The President’s sleep habits -Effects -US service members -Courage -Compared to the President -Press relations -Newspaper coverage -Bombing halt -Colson -Political benefits -Press reaction -Bombing halt -Effect -Public relations -White House efforts -Attacks on the administration -Congressional relations -Consultations -Armed Services Committee -Appropriations -Michael S. Mansfield -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston article
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug.-08) Conversation No. 238-27 (cont’d) -Negative content -Henry A. Kissinger -Portrayal compared to the President -Response -Colson -Kissinger -Press relations -Second term reorganization -Herbert G. Klein -Possible retention -Counselor -Travel -Television [TV] -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************