355

Date: 
Oct 03, 1972 - Oct 05, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 355-1 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:50 pm and 12:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Robert P. Griffin -Filming session -Meeting afternoon of October 3, 1972 -Camp David -Confirmation from Clark MacGregor Bull left at an unknown time before 12:59 pm.
Conversation No. 355-2 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:50 pm and 12:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:59 pm.
Conversation No. 355-3 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:50 pm and 12:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-44]
Conversation No. 355-4 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: 12:59 pm - 1:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 30-45; one item has been withdrawn]
Conversation No. 355-5 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:00 pm and 1:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm.
Conversation No. 355-6 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:00 pm and 1:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 40s ]
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 355-7 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:00 pm and 1:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-46]
Conversation No. 355-8 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: 1:56 pm - 2:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 30-47; one item has been withdrawn]
Conversation No. 355-9 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:07 pm and 2:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-48]
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 355-10 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: 2:08 pm - 2:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 30-49; one item as been withdrawn]
Conversation No. 355-11 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:09 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson Unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
Conversation No. 355-12 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:09 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-50]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 355-13 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: 2:10 pm - 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 30-51]
Conversation No. 355-14 Date: October 3, 1972 Time: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President's schedule -Camp David
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Campaign practices -George S. McGovern’s accusations
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Patrick J. Buchanan -Attack on morality and corruption -Public response -Colson's conversation with Albert E. Sindlinger -Response to McGovern -John B. Connally’s view -Possible risks -Media -Robert B. Semple, Jr. -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Possible comments -Media coverage -Media -Television -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Coverage -John D. Ehrlichman’s view -Staff meeting, 8:00 am -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -CBS -Change -NBC -Telephone calls -Leadership -David Horowitz [?] -Colson’s view -The President’s recent meeting -Anti-trust suit -Radio Corporation of America [RCA] -Colson's conversation with John W. Chancellor -1972 election -Colson’s possible action -Networks -Local stations -Administration action -Competition -Oval Office -White House -Invitations -Pattern
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -ABC -CBS -Colson’s trip to New York -NBC -Chancellor -Ratings -Reuven Frank -Colson’s view -Connally -Administration strategy -Response to charges -1972 election
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Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Signing ceremony -Charles H. Percy -Clifford P. Case -John Sherman Cooper -Jacob K. Javits McGovern -Attacks on the President -George E. Christian -Colson’s view -Colson’s conversation with Sindlinger -Colson’s previous conversation with Chancellor -Chancellor’s view -Christian’s view
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Corruption charges -Morality -North Vietnam -Bombing -Christian’s view -Surrogates responses -Television appearances -Agnew -Style -Compared to McGovern
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Issues -Corruption charges by McGovern -Effectiveness as issue -Christian’s view -The economy, the Vietnam War, competence of candidates, busing -Lyndon B. Johnson -Johnson -Television stations -Watergate -Democrats -Edward M. Kennedy -The President’s view -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. -Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr. -Current activities -The President’s view
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 46s ]
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Advertisement in Boston newspaper -Defense budget -Cuts -Hubert H. Humphrey -Busing -Legalization of marijuana -Welfare -Aid to parochial schools -Quotes -Democrats for Nixon -Committee to Re-Elect the President [CRP] -Raymond A. Gallagher, unknown person -McGovern's welfare proposals -McGovern's charges -Connally’s analysis -Surrogates handling -Agnew -McGovern advertisement promising accomplishments -South Dakota -Massachusetts and Missouri -John F. Kennedy, Harry S. Truman, Johnson -Possible response from the administration -Colson's conversation with Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger -Documentary -California -McGovern -World War II bombing -Charges on Vietnam War
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Double-standard
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Social Security -Possible veto Water bill -Congress -Possible veto by the President Moral corruption charges against the President's administration -Courage -Veto -McGovern -Colson’s view Water bill Welfare -Bill -Possible compromise -Eliot L. Richardson -Adlai E. Stevenson, III -The President’s instructions -House Resolution [HR] 1, Title I -Possible filibuster -Social Security -Titles II, III and IV -Possible veto
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Henry A. Kissinger entered at 2:55 pm. HR 1 Kissinger’s schedule -New York friend Michael J. Mansfield -Possible trip [General conversation] Administration’s opponents Colson left at 2:58 pm. Foreign policy defense -Connally Mansfield -Possible trip -Timing -1972 election -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -McGovern -Kissinger’s concern -Bipartisan approach -Conservatives -John C. Stennis McGovern -Corruption charges against the President's administration -Press standards -Analogy to hypothetical charge -Press reaction -The President’s view Odds on the President's election -Polls
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Negotiations on Vietnam War settlement -McGovern's peace plan -Negotiating strategy -Postponement of resolutions -Timing -Nguyen van Thieu -Bombing -Tripartite government in South Vietnam -Administration response -Communist government -Current negotiations -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip -Announcement -Timing -Kissinger’s schedule -PRC -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Thieu’s future -McGovern -Camapign -Compared to the President’s -Kissinger’s view -Loyalty The President’s schedule -Camp David -Speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -The President’s instructions to Kissinger -Upcoming telephone call to the President -Kissinger’s schedule -New York -Vietnam -Statement Ehrlichman entered at 3:08 pm. SALT -Signing ceremony -Andrei A. Gromyko’s telephone call
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Kissinger -PRC Kissinger left at 3:10 pm. Richardson -The President’s schedule -Camp David Welfare legislation -Ehrlichman’s previous telephone call with Richardson -Russell B. Long -Stevenson amendment -Abraham A. Ribicoff -Veto possibility -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Richardson's conversation with Ehrlichman -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Implications -Cole, Thomas C. Korologos -The President's forthcoming meeting with Richardson -Timing -Cole -Political judgement required -Welfare reform issue -The President’s strategy -New York Times -Liberals -Ribicoff -Long -Debt ceiling -Wilbur D. Mills -Stevenson -Richardson’s view -Possible liberal shift Ehrlichman left at 3:15 pm.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 355-15 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:16 am.
Conversation No. 355-16 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with an unknown person. Ronald L. Ziegler The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:16 am.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 355-17 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Book Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:16 am.
Conversation No. 355-18 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Placement of book The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:16 am.
Conversation No. 355-19 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Request for a meeting
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 355-20 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 9:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Railroad retirement legislation -Veto Welfare reform legislation -Abaraham A. Ribicoff amendment -Adlai E. Stevenson, III amendment -William V. Roth -Title I -Family Assistance Plan [FAP] -Amount of money -Length of assistance -Strategy -Roth
Conversation No. 355-21 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: 9:16 am - 9:50 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Nguyen Van Thieu -Negotiations -Recalcitrance -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Soviet Jewry -Emigration -The President’s forthcoming press conference -[William P. Rogers] -Senate -US relations with the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -US public relations -George S. McGovern -Senate -Public debate -Kissinger’s schedule -Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting, October 4, 1972 -Jacob K. Javits -US-Soviet relations -Kissinger’s points -J. William Fulbright -John Sherman Cooper -John J. Sparkman -William B. Spong, Jr. Andrei A. Gromyko -Helicopter Vietnam -Possible settlement -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Ronald L. Ziegler -Thieu -South Vietnamese government -North Vietnam -Unknown persons comment -Watergate -Negotiations -Hanoi -Cease-fire and bombing halt -1972 election -1972 election -Saigon -Hanoi -Bombing
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Hanoi, US peace movement -Thieu -September 11, 1972 publicity -August 29, 1972 proposal -The President’s January 2[5], 1972 proposal -McGovern’s Vietnam speech -Response -The President’s instructions -Negotiations -Hanoi -Status of talks -Kissinger’s view -Timing of possible settlement -Possible settlement -Thieu -North Vietnamese in South Vietnam -US troop withdrawal -POWs -Haig -Possible US withdrawal -POWs -Cease-fire -Timing --1972 election -Bombing -North Vietnam -Withdrawal -Cease-fire -Unilateral basis -Prisoner exchange -Thieu -Haig -Role -Message -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Bombing -Negotiations -Timing -1972 election -Haig
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s conversation with Gromyko, October 2, 1972 -McGovern’s position on issues -Peace offer -Kissinger’s schedule -The President’s forthcoming press conference -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Busing -Negotiations -McGovern -Kissinger’s view -Moscow -Press treatment -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -1972 election -Amnesty -Legalization of marijuana -Unknown issue -Federal spending -Welfare programs -Europe -Asia -US bases -Speech, October 4, 1972 -Isolationism -US allies -Indira Gandhi -Pham Van Dong -Haig -Rogers -Involvement -McGovern’s forthcoming speech -Negotiations -1972 election -Thieu -Roscoe Drummond -McGovern -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Settlement -North Vietnamese -Kissinger’s concern
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:16 am and 9:50 am. [Conversation No. 355-21A] Request [End of telephone conversation] -Bombing -Bunker -Possible involvement -Kissinger’s possible role -Americans -Thieu -US economic aid Kissinger's schedule -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Upcoming conversation with Kissinger -The President's schedule -Proposal -John N. Mitchell -Stephen B. Bull Kissinger left at 9:50 am.
Conversation No. 355-22 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: 9:51 am - 10:20 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Meeting Office problem
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Pen The President's forthcoming press conference -Details -Watergate -Charges about hiding in the White House -Presentation of issues -Charles W. Colson's memorandum -Ziegler’s reports -Ziegler’s recent response -Possible response -Congress -Presidential duties -George S. McGovern -Tone -Vietnam War -Nguyen Van Thieu -Speculation -Henry A. Kissinger -News interest -Optimism and pessimism -Soviet-American trade -Maritime agreement -Jewish emigration from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Discussion with [William P. Rogers] -Abraham A. Ribicoff -Rogers -Prisoners of war [POWs] and the Vietnam War -Laos -Administrations efforts -POW families -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Press coverage -Negotiations -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Charges of corruption against the President's administration -Possible use of Jerome R Waldie quote -Adolf Hitler analogy -Vietnam -Efforts to prevent a communist government
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Comparison to [Holocaust] -The President’s trips to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] and Moscow -Waldie Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Vietnam -Questions to Ziegler from Donald Fulsom of United Press International [UPI] -Fulsom -Communist government The President's residences -Sump pump-heating system -San Clemente -Jack N. Anderson column -Jim Deakin -Leak -Florida -Secret Service -Pool at Key Biscayne -Bulletproofing -Heating system -Improvements -Secret Service comment -Electrical works -Surveillance camera -Deakin Press relations -Vietnam -Negotiations -US -PRC -Cambodia -Reflection of the President -Negotiating -1972 election -The President's record for last four years -Ziegler’s statement to the press -Past press conferences and press contacts -Adminstrations position -John F. Osborne, Time-Life, Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s view -Possible conversation with Cronkite -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] proposal for interviews -The President’s instructions -McGovern [?] -Debate-type format -Response -Telephone calls -Ziegler’s secretary -The President's schedule -Equal time -Networks -1972 election -California -Labor Day McGovern's charges of corruption -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Hugh S. Sidey -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Response The President's schedule -Radio talk -Busing -Explanation for bill vetoes 1972 election -Debating -Instructions for Ziegler -McGovern's voting record -Michael J, Mansfield -Hubert H. Humphrey -Washington and White House press corps -Double standard -McGovern -R. Sargent Shriver Ziegler left at 10:20 am.
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 355-23 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:20 am and 10:40 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:40 am.
Conversation No. 355-24 Date: October 5, 1972 Time: 10:40 am - 10:42 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s forthcoming press conference -Photograph -California [property?] -Possible handling of question
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Timing for Ziegler's briefing Ziegler left at 10:42 am.