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Date: 
Sep 11, 1972 - Sep 18, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 360-20/358-1 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [This recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress.] The President's schedule -Political meeting -Timing -Meeting with Frank L. Rizzo -Rogers C.B. Morton and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Yellowstone National Park -Time of meeting -Advantages
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The President's schedule -[Hussein, King of Jordan] Hussein ibn Talal -Henry A. Kissinger -Christmas -Discussion of various dates -Reasons for dates -Reason for meeting
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Timing Kissinger and New York Times article -US attorney on project -Chile -Catholic University -Ford Foundation -Political issue by George S. McGovern -Newspaper article that was written by unknown reporter -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Newsweek -Name of National Security Council [NSC] staff member -Ford Foundation -The President’s view -NSC staff -Department of State -Abram F. Chayes -India-Pakistan crisis -R. Sargent Shriver -Handling of embassy -Finances, entertainment fund -Leaks -Pentagon Papers -India-Pakistan crisis -Kissinger -The President’s view Vietnam negotiations -Soviet Union -Recommendation by Kissinger Congress Kissinger
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Duration: 7m 38s ]
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Memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman from the President -Conversation between the President and George P. Shultz -Instructions from the President
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Campaign financing -McGovern's campaign funds -Sources -Charles W. Colson's view -Maurice H. Stans
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm. Colson's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm.
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Colson entered at 5:25 pm.
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The Press -Colson's trip to New York -Visit to CBS -Type of reception for Colson -Colson's conversation with William S. Paley -Paley's view -New CBS official [Arthur R. Taylor] -Administration action -CBS coverage of campaign -Watergate issue -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew State Department -1960 election -Reaction
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Personnel -Changes -State Department -Kissinger reaction -William P. Rogers -U. Alexis Johnson -Curtis W. Tarr -Frank C. Carlucci -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Promotion over other officers -Carlucci’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Possible job -State Department -Comparison to Robert C. Hill -Department of Defense -Type of bureaucratic organization -Haig -Compared to unknown Navy officer -Comparison to situation with Dwight D. Eisenhower -George C. Marshall -Promotions Colson’s schedule -New York
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm. Watergate
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Al Capp -Sanchez's view -Involvement of individuals -Actual break-in -Type of individuals -Pro-Fidel Castro -Possible involvement of campaign staff -Democratic campaign tactics Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. -Capp’s view -Public’s view -Comparison to International Telephone and Telegraph Company [ITT] case -Actual public reactions -Media -1972 election Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:45 pm.
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Butterfield left at 5:47 pm.
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Issues -Capp -Reflections on campaign
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Watergate -Idea of indictments -Capp -Question of who ordered the break-in -Colson -Implication of involvement -White House staff -Indictment -Clark MacGregor’s statement -McGovern's statements on Watergate -Republican response -News coverage -Democratic lawsuit -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, E. Howard Hunt, Jr., James W. McCord, Jr., Hugh W. Sloan, Jr., Maurice H. Stans, John N. Mitchell and Committee to Re-elect the President -Charles Richey’s ruling -Indictments -Knowledge of break-in by public -Coverage by networks -Time -MacGregor’s statement -Wire services -Quotes from statement -News story on MacGregor -Stans and Sloan -MacGregor’s statement -Personal defense -Watergate defendants -Concept of cover up -White House investigation -Congressional investigation -Announcement of indictment -Press story -Obstruction of Justice Department investigation -White House -Idea of proper investigation -Possible White House statement -Chaired by Earl Warren -Abe Fortas, Lee J. Rankin, and Tom C. Clark -Proper investigation as follow up to Justice
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Department investigation -Idea of independent inquiries -Idea of normal criminal case -Richard G. Kleindienst -Possible announcement -John F. Kennedy -Panel from Supreme Court -Warren, Fortas -Former Justices of Supreme Court -Rankin and Warren -Support for the President -Handling the investigation -Possible candidates -Supreme Court -Warren -American Bar Association [ABA] -Warren -Democrats -“Whitewash” charge -Warren -Various investigations -Congressional investigation -Stans -Edward M. Kennedy -Subcommittee on Administrative Practices -Rankin, Fortas, Clark -Idea of thorough investigation -Handling of investigation -Former Supreme Court justices -Reasons -Involvement in a political campaign -Investigation -Handling -Warren -The President’s view -Kleindienst -Post 1972 election actions -Cover-up -McGovern's campaign -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Investigation
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Public reaction -Kleindienst 1972 campaign -Youth -Capp’s view Haldeman and Colson left at 6:11 pm.
Conversation No. 358-2 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conversation No. 358-3 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building
10 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 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 358-4 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Bull left at an unknown time before 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 358-5 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 358-6 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 5s
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 358-7 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 358-8
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conversation No. 358-9 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 358-10 Date: September 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 358-11 Date: September 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Stephen B. Bull -Oval Office meeting -Time -Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Meeting -Time -Meeting between the President and Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 358-12 Date: September 18, 1972 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson.
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Public relations -Earl L. Butz -The President's conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Public statements -Selling grain to various foreign countries -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Japan
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Soviet Union -The President's policies -Exporting grain -Butz’s statements -Effect on farmers -George S. McGovern's position -Administration policy -Peter G. Peterson -Statistics -Cambodia -Henry A. Kissinger -Defense Department 1972 campaign -The President's campaign compared with McGovern's campaign -Issues -Food prices -Albert E. Sindlinger -Wage and price controls -William Proxmire -Public statement -McGovern -Hugh Scott -European compared with Pacific theatre -Proxmire -George P. Shultz -Scott’s press conference -John Sherman Cooper -George H. Gallup polls -Effect -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Arthur F. Burns -William L. Safire -Jewish vote -Question of Jewish holidays
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Duration: 6m 37s ]
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US foreign policies -The President's conversation with Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Arms control -1972 election Campaign strategy on domestic issues -Milton Friedman’s view -Cabinet officers’ role -McGovern welfare plan -Wage and price controls -Campaign financing The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm. [Conversation No. 358-12B] Request for a call to Stephen B. Bull [End of telephone conversation] 1972 campaign -Friedman -Television coverage of campaign -Grain deal -Opposing policies of McGovern -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] coverage Bull talked with the President at an unknown time between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm. [Conversation No. 358-12A]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting [End of telephone conversation]
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Labor unions -Colson's conversation with Frank E. Fitzsimmons and -Future relations between labor and White House -Ambassadorial appointments -Labor expertise -Maurice A. Hutcheson Prisoners of war [POWs] -Release of three on September 17, 1972 -Political exploitation -Bombing in Hanoi -Effect on election -Colson’s view -Comparison to Korean War -McGovern's position -Communism -Meany's support -Speech for the President -Inclusion of topics -North Vietnam 1972 campaign -Meany
George Meany
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Forthcoming steelworkers speech in Las Vegas -Brochure -Topic -McGovern’s 1948 letter about Henry A. Wallace -Northwestern University -Mitchell [Daily Republic] -Soviet Union -John B. Connally -Communism
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Watergate -Washington, DC area press reactions -Colson’s view -Washington Post -Washington Evening Star -New York Times -Cover-up -Grand jury -Public perception -Indictments -Alfred C. Baldwin, III -Public reactions to the question of the President's involvement -Daniel Yankelovich's poll -Time -Committee to Re-elect the President -Robert J. Dole The President and Colson left at 3:15 pm.