366

Date: 
Oct 10, 1972 - Oct 14, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
Conversation No. 366-1 Date: October 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:40 pm.
Conversation No. 366-2 Date: October 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Requested for Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:40 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
Conversation No. 366-3 Date: October 10, 1972 Time: 2:40 pm - 3:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson.
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1972 campaign -Vietnam War -George S. McGovern’s forthcoming speech -Settlement prospects -Effect on McGovern's campaign -Response to McGovern -Congress -William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s recent speech -McGovern speech -Press coverage -Illinois
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 22s ]
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1972 campaign -Robert J. Dole's recommendations -Economic issues -Upcoming speeches from surrogates -High prices, inflation, tax increases, increased spending -Vietnam -McGovern's position characterized -Debate -The President’s recent breakfast meeting -John D. Ehrlichman, Clark MacGregor -Surrogates -Wisconsin -Rhode Island -Ehrlichman -Brooklyn, Queens -Philadelphia -Cuyahoga County -Cleveland -Ethnics, labor unions -Bridgeport, Connecticut -Illinois -Pittsburgh -Amnesty -Permissiveness -Abortion -Catholics -Rhode Island -McGovern -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -View of the Momon Church
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Catholic issue -Permissiveness -Promiscuity -Venereal disease -Conservatives -Colson’s view -The President’s view -Position of doctors characterized
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) Tennis -Shelley A. (Scarney) Buchanan -Patrick J. Buchanan Acker left at an unknown time before 3:37 pm. 1972 campaign -Economy -Herbert K. Stein’s forthcoming appearance at New York Society of Security Analysts -Attack on McGovern -McGovern’s recent appearance -Inflation -Prices -Wage and price controls -Duration -Lyndon B. Johnson -Prices -Wage and price controls -McGovern’s program -Effect -Taxes -Media and press relations -News summary -Patrick J. Buchanan -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -Establishment -Time, News Week -Buchanan -Name calling -News magazines focus -Welfare -Garment workers -Anti-semitism -Louis P. Harris -Italians, Poles, Russians -Foreign policy issues -McGovern campaign -Harris’s view -Incompetence
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Soviet Union -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Harris poll
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1972 campaign -Tone -Attack mode -The President’s recent breakfast meeting -Attack mode -MacGregor -Cabinet and White House staff -Honesty -Response to corruption charges Press relations -Watergate -Washington Post -Story, October 12, 1972 -Sabotage of Edmund S. Muskie campaign -John B. Connally -Committee to Re-Elect the President [CRP] Issues -1972 campaign -Miami Herald -McGovern -Vietnam
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
1972 campaign -McGovern's schedule -Chicago -Aldermen -Detroit -[Roman S. Gribbs] -Democrats for Nixon -Mrs. Gribbs -Italian parade An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:40 pm. Connally Colson and the unknown person left at 3:37 pm.
Conversation No. 366-4 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: 6:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 31-32]
Conversation No. 366-5 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:09 pm and 6:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator.
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
[See Conversation No. 31-33]
Conversation No. 366-6 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: 6:10 pm - 8:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President's trip to Atlanta -Crowd size -Washington Star -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Television [TV] coverage Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:10 pm. The President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 7:00 pm. -Atlanta -The President’s speech -Southern strategy -Issues -Busing -Michigan -Compared to Alabama -Education quality -National defense, peace with honor -Progress
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Revenue sharing -Prosperity -Prices, taxes -Character -[Hannah (Milhous) Nixon] -Indiana -[Frank Nixon] -Ohio -Italian Americans -Speech writers -Opportunity -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Vietnam -Richard B. Russell -Wilson -[Constitution] Hall -1912 -Peace, hope, opportunity -Busing -George Meany -Home buyers -Schools Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:10 pm.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:00 pm.
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10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
1972 campaign -Vietnam War -George S. McGovern’s October 10, 1972 speech -Reaction -Meany Sanchez [?] entered at an unknown time after 6:10 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:00 pm. 1972 campaign -Vietnam War -Meany -Antiwar demonstrators -Louis P. Harris -McGovern -Tone -Staff -Republicans, labor -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston, Joseph C. Kraft -Union College, Massachusetts speech -Tone -The President's conversation with H.R. Haldeman -McGovern’s press relations -Frank F. Mankiewicz -Barry M. Goldwater -Walter W. Jenkins, Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker -Alger Hiss -Washington Post Press relations -Washington Post building dedication -William P. Rogers -Acceptance of invitation -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -Speech -Tone
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Kenneth W. Clawson
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National Welfare Rights Organization [NWRO] -Demonstration -Democrats for Nixon -Support for McGovern -Welfare advertisements -News coverage -TV networks, wire services -Democrats for Nixon -Arrests -Blacks -McGovern’s welfare proposal Press relations -Watergate -Washington Post story -Administration response -McGovern -NWRO demonstration -TV networks -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Washington Post, New York Times -TV networks -Labor -New York Times story -Phillip Shabecoff
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Democrats -Mood -Headquarters The President's background -South -Education -The President’s Atlanta speech -Southern strategy -Whittier College, Duke University -Study of history -Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, Gen. Thomas ("Stonewall") Jackson -Bill Perdue -Macon, Georgia -Relations with labor leaders -Compared to McGovern 1972 campaign -McGovern’s image -New York Times story -Issues -Hardhats -Amnesty, morality, marijuana, permissiveness, lifestyle -The President’s recent breakfast meeting -Revenue sharing, education, health -Marijuana -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -California vote -Price -Penalties -Legalization -Alcohol -California -Poll -Price’s view -Youth -White House staff -Kissinger’s schedule -South, Italian Americans
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Issues -Establishment -Time, Newsweek, Life, New York Times, Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], American Broadcasting System [ABC], National Broadcasting Company [NBC], Washington Post -Goldwater -Compared to the President -The President's foreign policy accomplishments -Meany’s view of US relations with the People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union -Richard A. Moore -Compared with Goldwater’s view -National mood -Compared to 1964 -Labor -Colson’s correspondence -Unknown person -Meany -National defense, amnesty, abortion -Permissiveness issue -South -Midwest -Ohio -West -Denver -Morality -McGovern -The President’s view -Foreign policy -Establishment efforts -Cambodia -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Demonstrators -Cambodia, Kent State University -Public reaction -Media -Daniel Yankelovich -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Issues in 1968, 1964 -Moore, Ronald L. Ziegler, John D. Ehrlichman
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -The press Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 6:10 pm. -South -Press -Moore, John D. Ehrlichman, Ronald L. Ziegler -Morality -The President’s Atlanta speech -Response -McGovern -Supporters -Permissiveness -The President’s view -Charges of corruption against the President's administration Polls -Colson’s recent conversation with Albert D. Sindlinger, George H. Gallup -Effect of McGovern’s Vietnam speech -Prisoners of war [POWs] -George H. Gallup -Communist government in South Vietnam -Washington Post story
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NWRO demonstration -Democrats for Nixon
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -News coverage -Arrests Washington, DC jail takeover -Conditions -“Strike” Blacks -Possible percentage voting for the President -Hippies -The President’s recent trip to Atlanta -Stanley S. Scott -Wire story -Teacher -School children
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Kissinger and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 7:05 pm. Greetings Colson left at 7:05 pm.
US-Soviet Union maritime treaty -Kissinger’s conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Paul Hall
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 7:05 pm. Dinner -Order Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:46 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s conversation with the press -Marvin L. Kalb -Settlement -Timing -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger’s proposed schedule -Paris, Saigon, Hanoi -Quality -Thieu’s possible reaction -Possible cease-fire -French consulate -Surface to air missile [SAM] hit -US public opinion -Military action -The President’s view -George Meany -Support -New York Times, Washington Post -Settlement -Dates -Cease-fire -October 30 or 31, 1972 -Withdrawal of troops -Provisions for military aid to South Vietnam -McGovern’s Vietnam speech -Effect -Negotiating session -Length of time -Type of settlement -Honor -US withdrawal -PRC
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Haig’s view -Honor -Thieu -Kissinger’s schedule -Thieu -Gen. William C. Westmoreland -Haldeman -Instructions to Haig -Winston S. Churchill -Military provisions -Military aid -Le Duc Tho -POWs -Replacements -POWs -January 5, 1973 -Laos, Cambodia -Missing in action [MIAs] -Prisoners in South Vietnam -Thieu -Viet Cong [VC] -Negotiation session -Duration -Wording -Thieu -VC Sanchez [?] entered at an unknown time after 7:05 pm. Refreshment Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 8:46 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Political provisions -Thieu -Tenure -National Council for National Reconciliation and Concord [NCNRC] -Cease-fire -Administrative structure
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -POW release -Possible continuation of war -North Vietnam -PRC relations -US relations -Reparations -Economic assistance -PRC -The President’s May 28, 1969 message -Five year program -International control -World War II -Germans, Japanese -North Vietnam -Interview with the President -Reunification of Vietnam -International commission [of control and supervision] -Cambodia, Laos -McGovern’s recent speech -Use of base areas -Foreign military activities, personnel, materials -Deal not for publication -Negotiations -The President’s schedule -Atlanta -The President’s May 8, 1972 proposal -Thieu -Messages from the President -Thieu’s position -Handling -Possible meetings -Adm. John S. McCain, Jr., Westmoreland -Tenure -Journalists, experts’ view -1972 election -Possible impact -Xuan Thuy -Management job -Soviet Union, PRC -Corruption
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Peace with honor -South Vietnam -Thieu -1972 election -Bombing -Xuan Thuy -Thieu -Kissinger’s schedule -Paris -Saigon-Hanoi-Saigon -[Wine] -Napa Valley -Le Duc Tho -[Toast] -US efforts -New York Times, Washington Post -Kissinger’s schedule -Haig -Thieu -October 13, 1972 -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 7:05 pm. -Sanchez’s view Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:46 pm. -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -North Vietnam -Soviet Union, PRC -Berlin agreement -Rogers -Kissinger’s schedule -Xuan Thuy -Role -Kissinger’s schedule -Hanoi, Saigon -The President’s schedule -Hawaii
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -New York -Ohio -Peace with honor -POWs -1972 election -Cease-fire -Thieu -McGovern -Thieu -1972 election -Possible leak -Le Duc Tho -Settlement terms -POWs -Reparations -Thieu -Joseph W. Alsop The President left and entered at an unknown time before 8:46 pm. -Kissinger’s schedule -William L. Sullivan -U. Alexis Johnson -Rogers -Saigon -Johnson -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Bombing, mining -Soviet Union reaction -1972 election -Second term -Jewish propaganda -Leningrad, Stalingrad -Lyndon B. Johnson -Conduct of war -Prisoners in South Vietnam jails -Westmoreland -Haig -Laos, Cambodia -Bombing halt
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -McGovern -Texts -Kissinger’s schedule -Hanoi -Saigon -Hawaii -Bombing -Cease-fire -1972 election -Kissinger’s schedule -Paris Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 7:05 pm. Instruction The President, Haldeman, Kissinger, Haig and Sanchez left at 8:46 pm.
Conversation No. 366-7 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:30 pm and 1:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Camp David Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm.
Conversation No. 366-8 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:30 pm and 1:40 pm
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Food -Disposition Request for Charles W. Colson The President’s schedule -[Camp David] -Sanchez -Helicopter Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm.
Conversation No. 366-9 Date: October 14, 1972 Time: 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson and Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Congressional schedule -Camp David -Transportation Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. -Speech -Photograph session -Congress Congressional relations -Water bill
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Veto -Federal spending -The President’s Atlanta speech, October 12, 1972 -Moral values -Taxes -Social Security bill -Veto -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Water bill -Possible veto override -Congressional schedule -Watergate -Edward M. Kennedy -James O. Eastland -Senate Judiciary Committee -Wright Patman 1972 campaign issues -Corruption charges, Watergate, sabotage -Possible effect -George S. McGovern’s Seattle speech, October 13, 1972 -National defense -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Audience -Lawyers -McGovern’s forthcoming television [TV] speech -Vietnam -McGovern -Use of tape of alleged Vietnam veteran -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Authenticity -Jerry Williams -ABC -Boston -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] investigation -Possible conspiracy charge -Comparison to Joseph McCarthy -Composite photograph of Miller Tydings [and Earl Browder] -Charges of corruption -Richard (“Dick”) Tuck
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Peter Lisagor -Albert E. Sindlinger poll -Sindlinger’s syndicate Southern trip by the President -Atlanta -The President’s speech -News coverage -Colson’s conversation with Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -News summary John B. Connally -TV speech -Colson’s recent Issues -McGovern's trustworthiness -Economic issue -McGovern’s welfare proposal -Foreign policy -Nelson A. Rockefeller’s forthcoming National Press Club speech -Rogers -Connally’s TV speech -Vietnam -As US ally -McGovern’s recent speech -Press reaction -New York Daily News editorial -Right -Joseph C. Kraft, James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -George Meany’s statement Press relations -Use of terms “Republican”, “Democrat” -Time -Democrats for Nixon -New York Times editorial -National defense -McGovern
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Op-ed article -Patrick J. Buchanan -Adlai E. Stevenson, III -Connally’s TV speech 1972 campaign -Colson’s conversation with George Shultz, October 13, 1972 -George Meany -John F. Henning -California -Speeches -The President -Connally -California, Colorado -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] -Paul Hall -Post 1972 election -Unknown magazine [The American Federationist] [?] -McGovern -Labor -The President’s recent conversation with John D. Ehrlichman and Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Peter Lisagor -Big business -The American Federationist [?] -Readership -Politicians -Business community -Photograph sessions -Suburbanites -White Plains, New York, Pasadena, California -View of Meany, Italian-Americans -View of blacks -John V. Lindsay Ethnic groups -Italian-American Catholics -Unknown organization -Carl Lozano [?] [sp?]
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Democrats -Building trades -1968 campaign -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Communists -Thomas J. Houser -Polish-Americans -Ohio Polish Congress -Republicans Political strategy -South -“Solid South” -Texas Polls -Ohio -Possible trends -George C. Wallace -Michigan -Detroit News -Michigan -McGovern -Detroit News -George W. Romney -1966 election -Busing -Standard ballot -Wallace -Sindlinger, George H. Gallup, Richard M. Scammon, Louis P. Harris -Effect of the President's May 8, 1972 decision -Patriotism -Daniel Yankelovich, Scammon, Gallup, Harris, Sindlinger, Samuel Lubell -Vietnam War 1972 campaign -McGovern -Connally, Wallace -Public appearances
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -Corruption charges -Evidence -Joseph McCarthy -Campaign practices -Tone -R. Sargent Shriver -Lisegor -Press relations -Catherine Mackin -McGovern rhetoric -Congressional schedule -William S. White -Vietnam -McGovern’s charges and claims -Attacks on institution of Presidency -Response -Robert J. Dole -Clark MacGregor -Attacks on Republican headquarters -Response -List publication -News coverage -News summary -Washington Post -New York Times -McGovern -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr. -Dole’s TV appearance -Comments -Youth -Joseph McCarthy -Financial statements -Lawrence O'Brien The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 1:40 pm and 2:30 pm. [Conversation No. 366-9A] Congressioanl relations -Legislation
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03) -William E. Timmons -Federal spending cuts -Defense -House Resolution [HR] 1 [End of telephone conversation] Corruption issue -Harris poll An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:40 pm. The president’s schedule -Item for helicopter The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. Corruption issue -Harris poll results -Campaign contributions -Campaign practices -Democrats -Watergate -Civil liberties -Importance -Involvement of the President and aides -Cynicism -Campaign practices -Public expectations -Bombing, violence -Morality -Proximity to 1972 election -McGovern -1956 campaign -Adlai Stevenson, II’s charge -Dwight D. Eisenhower -The president’s experience as vice president -Reaction -John B. Connally’s TV speech -Tone
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-03)
The President’s schedule -The President's speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Radio Address on Crime and Drug Abuse, October 15, 1972 -Radio Address on the Philosophy of Government, October 21, 1972 -Radio Address on the American Veteran, October 22, 1972 -Veteran’s Day -New York -Education -Price -Aid to parochial schools -Advertising The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 1:40 pm and 2:30 pm. [Conversation No. 366-9B] Speech drafts -Aid to parochial schools -Price -Taxes -Timing -Camp David -Price [End of telephone conversation] The President's administration -McGovern -Spokesmen -Elliot L. Richardson -Shultz’s activities Speech -Tax policies -Property taxes -Senior citizens -Timing -Aid to parochial schools Colson left at 2:30 pm.