359

Date: 
Sep 07, 1972 - Sep 16, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 359-1 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 359-2 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 4s ]
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 359-3 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson -Time Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 359-4 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm - 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President's schedule -Diplomatic credentials ceremony
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) News stories -Middle East -Governors -Middle East -Israelis -Raid -Lebanon -Telephone call from Louis P. Harris -Effect on campaign
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An unknown person talked with the President at an unknown time between 2:45 pm and 3:05 pm. [Conversation No. 359-4A] [Schedule] [End of telephone conversation]
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Public relations -Press story on John B. Connally -The President’s instructions -Defense of Connally -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Robert J. Dole -Conversation with the President -Defense of Connally -Congress -John G. Tower -Leadership meeting on domestic policies -Hugh Scott -John D. Ehrlichman -Texas -George S. McGovern -Connally -Press story -Washington Post -Connally's reactions -Charges -The President’s reaction -The President’s instructions at leadership meeting Foreign affairs -Thomas G. Dunn of Elizabeth, New Jersey -William F. Rhatican -Killing of Israeli athletes at 1972 Olympic Games -McGovern's actions -Jewish voters -The President's actions -Comparison to Northern Ireland -Dunn’s view
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 7m 42s ]
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Colson left at 3:05 pm.
Conversation No. 359-5 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm and 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:35 pm.
Conversation No. 359-6
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm and 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:35 pm.
Conversation No. 359-7 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm and 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule -Number of towns visited by the President -John P. Sears -Fifty states -California
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 359-8 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm and 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown woman. The President's schedule -Telephone call -Unknown person’s schedule -Meeting with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 2:35 pm.
Conversation No. 359-9 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 2:35 pm - 4:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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Personnel
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Eugene P. Wigner [?] -Unknown person -Thomas H. Kuchel -George A. Murphy -Clark MacGregor -Ambassadorial post -Mexico
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Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 2:45 pm. William L. Taub -Fred Graham's story -Identity -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Film about the People's Republic of China [PRC], Mao’s China -Story about the President -Authenticity -Allen J. Ellender's film -Trip to the PRC and the Soviet Union -Henry A. Kissinger -Unknown person -Secret Service Tennis -Women's tennis -Press story -Philadelphia -Georgetown
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Tennis balls -John V. Lindsay Press issues -Watergate as agenda item for meeting -Ziegler’s recent response -Richard G. Kleindienst -Lawsuits
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Ziegler left at 2:53 pm.
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Press story -Frank L. Rizzo’s statement -The President’s view -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -The President’s concern -R. Sargent Shriver -[Earl L. Butz] -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
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White House staff -Handling of correspondence -Roland L. Elliott -The President’s view -Raymond K. Price, Jr. role -Use -Elliott -Unknown woman Visitors to the White House -Presents from the President to foreign visitors -Ashtrays -Coin collection -Dwight D. Eisenhower dollar
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Issues -Administration response -Butz -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -Domestic Council -Presidential image
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US Postal Service -Revenue sharing -John D. Ehrlichman US foreign policies -Position of the President as leader -PRC -William P. Rogers -George S. McGovern -Negotiations with Chou En-lai -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Kremlin -Chou -Japan -Europe -Common Market -Defense of US interests -Speech on foreign policy and defense -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s office -Quotes -Patrick J. Buchanan -Type of lines -William L. Safire -Type of speech -Foreign policy and national defense -US interests -Television coverage of service branches -Army -Navy -Ships -Missiles -Type of speech -Idea of strength -Representing strength -Preparation time -Agnew
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12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 3m 23s ]
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White House events -Agnew and Elinor I. (Judefind) Agnew -Blue Room reception -State Dining Room -East Room -Agnew -Meeting -Haig -Briefing -Ehrlichman -MacGregor -Strategy session -Campaign Briefings -John F. Osborne -Ehrlichman -Businessmen 1972 election -New Majority -Congress Personnel -Government -Confirmation -State Department -Department of Defense -National Park Service -The President’s view -Number -Names
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) White House Personnel -Dress code -Black compared with White -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Ron Jackson -Rex W. Scouten -Social events -Unknown woman -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Press and East Room social events -Constance M. Stuart -Liz Carpenter -Anne L. Armstrong -Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally -Patricia R. Hitt -Haldeman’s role Watergate -Democratic lawsuit -Republican countersuit -Depositions -Haldeman’s view The media -William S. Paley -[Arthur R. Taylor] -Charles W. Colson -Attitude towards McGovern Administration personnel -Military aides -Army -Navy -Coast Guard -Army -William R. Codus -John V. Brennan Congressional relations -Gerald R. Ford and Hugh Scott
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Scheduling
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News conference -Timing -Watergate -Robert J. Dole -Possible reactions -Timing -The President's analysis -Tone -Kissinger's schedule Watergate -Type of issue News conference -Timing -The President's return trip from California -Frequency -Washington, DC
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The President left at an unknown time after 2:53 pm. [Pause] The President entered at an unknown time before 4:28 pm. Transportation -The President's conversation with Robert H. Taylor -The Presidential limousine -The President’s conversation with Robert Taylor -Delivery to White House -Haldeman’s view -Construction -Moon roof design -Security -Bullet proof shield -Protection -Haldeman’s view -Possible changes
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Zosimo T. Monson entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Documents -Residence -Helicopter -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Oval Office -Folder Monson left at an unknown time before 4:28 pm. The President's schedule -New York -John R. (“Tex”) McCrary -Mrs. Nixon -Israel Philharmonic Orchestra -Washington, DC -Celebration of Israel -Zubin Mehta -Gustav Mahler and Felix Mendelssohn -Kissinger -Celebration of Jewish heritage -American heritage -The President's possible appearance -Reception -Event at Israeli embassy -Other events -Tone -Edmund S. Muskie's attendance -Yitzhak Rabin -Presidential box -Moshe Dayan -Opening session of the International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Date -Presidential reception in White House Press relations -United Press International [UPI] reception at White House -Herbert G. Klein The President's schedule -Mark Spitz -Presidential telegram and certificate
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Swim coach for Spitz -Steve Clark -Conversation with Spitz -Visit between Spitz and the President -Spitz's political background and current position -The President's attempted telephone call to Spitz -Experience and age -Gold medals -Number -Swearing-in of unnamed female judge -National Heritage day -Date -Proclamation -Signing ceremony by the President -Press coverage -Competing groups -The President's previous experiences -Congressional act
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Sports -Spitz -The President’s view -Jews -Bobby Fisher -Spitz -Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. -Tennis match -Score
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Agnew’s schedule -Dinners -The President’s experience as vice president Haldeman left at 4:28 pm.
Conversation No. 359-10 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:42 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm.
Conversation No. 359-11 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Wayne N. Aspinall
Conversation No. 359-12 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman?].
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Conversation No. 359-13 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: 2:44 pm - 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Wayne N. Aspinall. Aspinall’s primary election -Loss
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President's support
Conversation No. 359-14 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:45 pm and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Charles W. Colson's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
Conversation No. 359-15 Date: September 14, 1972 Time: 2:50 pm - 3:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson.
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21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Grain deal and foreign trade -Earl L. Butz -Public relations efforts -George S. McGovern’s statements -Butz -Colson’s view -Butz’s statements -[David] Kenneth Rush -Forthcoming statement -McGovern’s statement -Negotiations -Relations between US and Soviet Union Wright Patman’s Committee hearings -Maurice H. Stans testimony -Colson’s view -Margaret M. (“Peggy”) Heckler -Support of the President -News summary -Television Campaign charges -McGovern -Attacks on administration officials -John D. Ehrlichman -Henry A. Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Butz -Colson -Clark MacGregor
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Public relations -Campaign contributions -George Meany’s actions -McGovern -Meany’s views on policies -Effect -United Auto Workers [UAW] -Jay Lovestone -Newsweek -Frank E. Fitzsimmons William L. Taub -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Herbert G. Klein -Kissinger -Conversation with Colson -San Clemente -Alleged associates -Ronald L. Ziegler News coverage and media relations -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Colson's call to William S. Paley -Watergate coverage -McGovern -Chicago aldermen -Vito Marzullo, James D.S. Coleman -Watergate coverage -Stans testimony -Surrogate response to McGovern -Frank F. Mankiewicz -George W. Romney -Virginia H. Knauer -Robert H. Finch -Washington Post -Pre-election activities -Colson's actions
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Stock acquisition -[Katharine L. Graham] -Graham -WTOP radio station license renewal -Colson’s conversation with William J. Casey -CBS -Power -Recent and forthcoming coverage -McGovern -Stans -1968 campaign coverage -Hubert H. Humphrey -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Time of election report -Idea of competition -Administration action -Colson's call to Paley -Richard S. Salant -Colson’s view -Businessmen -Howard K. Smith Watergate -Indictments -Response -David Brinkley’s commentary -Response -MacGregor -[Joseph R.] McCarthyism -Civil suit -Countersuit -Press
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:50 pm. Stephen B. Bull -The President's location -Oval Office -Time Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:41 pm.
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The President and Colson left at 3:41 pm.
Conversation No. 359-16 Date: September 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam negotations
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Kissinger's trip -Security -Media -Kissinger's conversation with North Vietnamese officals -Future meetings -Timing -The President’s forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] speech -North Vietnam -Settlement -Nguyen Van Thieu -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Announcement of Kissinger’s trip -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Timing -Robert C. Toth’s recent conversation with Kissinger -Los Angeles Times -Kissinger’s recent press briefing -Le Duc Tho -The President’s re-election Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:15 pm. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Security -Expectations by Vietnamese -Meetings between US and Vietnamese -Time -Length Kissinger left at 1:20 pm.
Conversation No. 359-17
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Schedule -Request for a call to the President
Conversation No. 359-18 Date: September 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Watergate break-in -Cubans -Press story -George S. McGovern Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with the President between 1:23 pm and 1:24 pm. [Conversation No. 359-18A]
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US foreign policies -The President's conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Relations with the Soviet Union -Trade -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] II -European Security Conference -Timing of announcements US economy -Herbert Stein -Wage and Price Commission -McGovern -Guidelines Washington Post headline -John F. Kennedy -Pardon of Matthew J. Connelly -Kenneth W. Clawson's recent conversation with Howard Simons -Stephen Rosenfeld -Connelly -Background -Massachusetts -[Appointments] Secretary to Harry S. Truman -Fund raising -Photograph -Allen J. Ellender[?] -McGovern -Lyndon B. Johnson's programs -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Stein -Johnson -High food prices -George P. Shultz
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) McGovern's programs -Increases -Taxes -Prices -Welfare -Telephone call to Colson from Albert E. Sindlinger -George H. Gallup poll on wage and price controls -Voluntary controls -Pierre Rinfret -Arthur F. Burns -John B. Connally Issues -Knowledge of grain deal actions impact -Export subsidy
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CBS -Colson's meeting -Coverage -Colson’s view -Colson -Train travel between New York and Washington -Metroliner -Comparison with air travel -Fiorello H. LaGuardia airport -Frank Stanton's comments -CBS rating -William S. Paley
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -News coverage -Press conference by the President -Vietnam, national security -Telephone call to Colson -Paley -CBS coverage -Effect of Colson's conversations with CBS officials
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Colson and the President left at 1:32 pm.