351

Date: 
Jul 27, 1972 - Aug 01, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) Conversation No. 351-1 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 1:50 pm - 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with the President -Foreign aid bill Butterfield left at 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 351-2 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:53 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Henry A. Kissinger -Delivery of a document Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
Conversation No. 351-3 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 2:10 pm - 2:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) The President’s forthcoming press conference -Patrick J. Buchanan Thomas F. Eagleton -Handling of Eagleton problem -The President's forthcoming comments at press conference -Media reports The President's forthcoming press conference -Format -Photographs -Risks -Changes in format -Timing Ziegler left at 2:12 pm.
Conversation No. 351-4 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Agreement
Conversation No. 351-5 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:59 pm.
Conversation No. 351-6 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 4:38 pm - 4:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President talked with Charles W. Colson between 4:39 and 4:40 pm. [Conversation No. 351-6A] [See Conversation No. 28-5] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -July 26, 1972 The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger between 4:40 pm and 4:42 pm. [Conversation No. 351-6B]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) The President’s schedule -Kissinger's schedule - Hugh Scott -Request for meeting with the President [End of telephone conversation] Butterfield left at 4:42 pm.
Conversation No. 351-7 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 4:42 pm - 4:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President's schedule -The President's meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with Colson -Subject of discussion -Kenneth W. Clawson -John A. Scali -News story -Meeting with Herbert G. Klein's staff -Place Colson left and Manolo Sanchez entered at 4:45 pm.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 42s ]
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Conversation No. 351-8 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 4:46 pm - 4:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Hugh Scott -Thomas C. Korologos -Compromise language on a bill or resolution -Administration's acceptance The President's press conference, July 27, 1972 -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger's attendance -Kurt Waldheim -Kissinger’s view -Impact on North Vietnam -Bombing -Negotiations North Vietnamese -Comment -The President's press conference statement on bombing -Dikes -State Department
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Surface-to-air missiles [SAM] sites on dikes -Melvin R. Laird -Retaliation -Condition
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The President's press conference -Bombing of North Vietnam -Impact on negotiations -Possible effect on talks -Delay -Spiro T. Agnew as Vice President -Harry S. Truman and Theodore Roosevelt -Kissinger's evaluation -Oval Office -Compared to television -Comparison with Truman and Roosevelt -Lyndon B. Johnson -Mark Hanna's assessment Theodore Roosevelt -Thomas F. Eagleton -Truman -Major decisions -Vice presidency -Character -Media coverage Congressional relations -Hugh Scott -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union The President's press conference
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Question on health problems -The President's answer -Psychiatrists -[Eagleton] -Details of clients' cases -Public release -Lawyers
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Golf game -George Meany -George P. Shultz -William P. Rogers -Laird Vietnam -State Department -South Vietnamese Casualties -Refugees -An Loc -Quang Tri -South Vietnam -Airborne Division -Marines -Future fighting -Hanoi -Negotiations Scott Senators
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Meeting with the President The President's next meeting Kissinger left at 4:56 pm.
Conversation No. 351-9 Date: July 27, 1972 Time: 4:57 pm - 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson, Kenneth W. Clawson, and John A. Scali. The President’s schedule -Senators Press contacts -Evaluation by Scali and Clawson -Handling by administration -Thomas F. Eagleton withdrawal -Contacts with Harry Reasoner, Frank Reynolds, and Howard K. Smith -Reactions to George S. McGovern by press -Reasoner's analysis Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:57 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 21m 29s ]
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Issues -Controversy over residual force in Thailand -Prisoners of war [POWs] -McGovern’s comments -Thais' reaction -News summary -Treaty with Thailand -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Japanese -Israelis -Press reactions -Middle East policy -Aid to Greece -NATO -Henry A. Kissinger's meeting in New York City -Staging area -Lebanon, Jordan -Cyprus -Yitzhak Rabin -Jewish Communities -Talk with Clawson -Golda Meir -Meir -The President's July 26, 1972 telephone conversation
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 6m 24s ]
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Media relations -Second administration -Reaction to McGovern -Sense of resignation -Neutrality -Success of the President's foreign policy -Reaction to the President's foreign policy -Sympathy -People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union -Anwar el-Sadat's expulsion of Soviet advisers -Greek-Turkish aid program after World War II -The President’s recent press relations -Henry A. Wallace -Compared to McGovern campaign -New York Times -Television -John W. Chancellor -Scali -Call to Colson -Fairness -Miami -Unfair stories -Air time -Media staff -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 7m 32s ]
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Leaders -Abraham Lincoln -Mental problems -Julius Caesar, [Napoleon, King of France] Napoleon [Bonaparte] -Power of president -Barry M. Goldwater -Lyndon B. Johnson -International -Gen. Charles A.J.M. DeGaulle -Konrad Adenauer, Nikita S. Khrushchev -Johnson -Consultants -Marianne H. Means -Everett M. Dirksen anecdote about Johnson during Dominican Crisis, 1965 -US embassy -Ambassador [W. Tapley Bennett, Jr.] -US Marines Liquor and performance of job duties -Consumption -Dwight E. Eisenhower -Winston S. Churchill -Speeches -The President -Speeches -Reporters
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Decision-making, speech-making -The President -Toasts -Scali [?] -The President The President’s schedule -Sequoia Press relations -Scali and Clawson -Agnew -Agnew -Appearances on television shows -Statements -“New Agnew” -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] news -Rhetoric -Tone -McGovern Colson et al. left at 5:50 pm.
Conversation No. 351-10 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: 2:22 pm - 2:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. This recording began while the conversation was in progress. Surprise at something Barry M. Goldwater -Press stories News summary Thomas F. Eagleton removal from Democratic ticket
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Impact -Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr. -George Meany's reaction -Recent talk with the President -Edward M. Kennedy Washington Star article -News summary Unknown people Suburbs
Conversation No. 351-11 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Someone's location -Return call
Conversation No. 351-12 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Request for a meeting with the President
Conversation No. 351-13
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) Date: August 1, 1972 Time: 2:50 pm - 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Greetings Items to discuss -Woods's meeting with William R. Codus -Understandings -Visitors George C. Wallace -The President's offer of film, Sunrise at Campobello -Staff member -The President’s instructions to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Paul Fisher -Warren L. (“Bill”) Gulley Elmer H. Bobst -Call to Woods -Capital punishment -Possible message to Congress -Hijackers, kidnappers -Kidnapping case -Minneapolis -John D. Ehrlichman Crime -Kidnapping -Case -Probable sentence for kidnapper Capital punishment -Opposition -Reasons -Woods’s maid’s view -Rebuttal by Woods -Treatment of criminals -Arthur H. Bremer
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 3m 35s ]
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:50 pm. Meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Photograph opportunity at 4:00 pm -[Paul Horst] -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Bull left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
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John N. and Martha (Beall) Mitchell -Rita [?] [Surname unknown] -Republican National Committee International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] scandal -Watergate -John Mitchell -Stress
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Martha Mitchell’s health -Rita [?] [Surname unknown] comments -John Mitchell’s concern The President’s schedule -Haig -Executive Office Building [EOB] Woods left at 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 351-14 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 6s ]
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Conversation No. 351-15 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) [See Conversation No. 28-31]
Conversation No. 351-16 Date: August 1, 1972 Time: 3:05 pm - 3:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William E. Timmons. [Conversation No. 351-16A] [See Conversation No. 28-32; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] Defense budget vote in Congress -End the war resolution -Ted Stevens [?] -Marlow W. Cook The President conferred with an unknown person between 3:05 pm and 3:07 pm. The President’s forthcoming meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [End of conferral] Haig entered at 3:07 pm. Congratulations to Timmons The President’s trip to the funeral of Allen J. Ellender -The President’s talk with John L. McClellan -Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. -Russell B. Long News summary -Defense budget cuts -Size [End of telephone conversation]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) The President's talk with Timmons -Defense vote -George S. McGovern -Size of cut Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Aircraft -Communications channel -Paris -Arthur K. Watson -Message -Haig’s talk with an unknown person [Winston Lord?] Vietnam -North Vietnamese -Negotiations -Value -Absence of accomplishment -Stance -Political settlement -Possible military action -Timing -1972 election -Recent casualties -B-52 -End of war -Bombing and mining -Railroads -Effectiveness -Negotiations -Subjects -Kissinger -Congressional resolutions -Impact on North Vietnam -McGovern -North Vietnamese -Meetings -Publicity -Realism -Atmosphere of negotiations -Importance -Kissinger -People's Republic Of China [PRC], Soviet Union
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -US negotiating stand -Impact of 1972 election -McGovern -Impact of candidacy on North Vietnam -Chances of winning -The President’s security -George C. Wallace -North Vietnamese willingness to settle -October 1972 -1972 election -Kissinger -Bombing of dikes, Hanoi -Tokyo, Osaka, Krupps plant, Essen, Dresden, Hamburg -US dead -Bombing of North Vietnam -Nuclear weapons -PRC -Dikes -Negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu’s view -Talk with Haig -Statement -Mining -Petroleum pipeline to South -Capacity -Pumping stations -North Vietnam dikes -Population in area -Warning -Purpose -Crops -Need for more military pressure -PRC -1972 election -International pressure -Bombing -Power stations, railyards -Negotiations -Attrition of North Vietnamese -Communications, transportation -Military action in South -Hue offensive -North Vietnamese intentions
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02) -Action south of Saigon -North Vietnam vulnerabilities -Bombing -Effectiveness -Dikes -United Nations [UN] Secretary General -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -George H.W. Bush -US public opinion -Criticism of US -U Thant -Source of information -Communists -Civilian deaths -North Vietnam UN -Call from Nelson A. Rockefeller -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Bush John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President between 3:26 pm and 3:29 pm. [Conversation No. 351-16B] [See Conversation No. 28-33; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] The President’s meeting with Haig Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with the President -Economic aid -Ehrlichman's ideas Inflation -Buying power -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Public opinion polls -Administration's record -Herbert Stein, George P. Shultz -Election year [End of telephone conversation]
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar-02)
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McGovern’s schedule -Meetings with North Vietnamese, September 1971 -Paris -Saigon -Incident at church Kissinger’ schedule -Talk with Watson and William J. Porter -Children -Duration -Announcement -Public interest Haig left at 3:35 pm.