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Date: 
Oct 25, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 372-1 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:42 am and 8:20 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-28]
Conversation No. 372-2 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 8:20 am - 8:22 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 32-29]
Conversation No. 372-3 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:20 am and 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Alexander P. Butterfield -The President's radio speech October 25, 1972
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -John D. Ehrlichman's request for meeting with the President -Time -Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 9:05 am.
Conversation No. 372-4 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-30]
Conversation No. 372-5 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:20 am and 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
[This memorandum is continued in Conversation No. 372-7]
Conversation No. 372-6 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 32-31]
Conversation No. 372-7 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 9:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 372-5] ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 5m 1s ]
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4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [This memorandum is continued in Conversation No. 372-7]
Conversation No. 372-8 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 9:18 am - 9:19 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with Edwin M. Schwenk. [See Conversation No. 32-32; one item has been withdrawn]
Conversation No. 372-9 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:19 am and 9:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 372-7]
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
[This memorandum is continued in Conversation No. 372-17]
Conversation No. 372-10 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 9:25 am - 9:36 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Forthcoming speeches -Radio Address on the American Farmer -The President’s view -Veterans speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Television speeches -Urban speech -Radio Address: One America -Sunday press coverage -Crime speech -Veterans speech -Environment speech -Urban speech -Education speech -Tax, spending, and economic issues -Herbert Stein, George P. Shultz George S. McGovern’s economic policies -White House Response -Raised taxes -Higher prices -Recession -Food prices -Increased unemployment -Administration economic spokesmen -Stein
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Shultz -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Pierre Rinfret -Coordination -Stein -New York speech -The President’s view -Stein’s recent New York speech -The President’s role -Compared with the President’s statements on Vietnam -McGregor’s statements The President’s bill signings -Supplemental appropriations -Public relations effort -Veto of tax increase -Congressional cooperation -Aging bill -Caspar (“Cap”) Weinberger -Veterans bill -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Water bill -The President’s previous veto -Statement of an unknown man to the President -New York -Press and media coverage -Spending limit -Ehrlichman’s briefing -McGovern’s response -Economic policies -Administration action -The President’s view -Taxes, prices, unemployment, welfare -John B. Connally -Spending cuts -1972 election -Bureaucratic studies -Confidentiality of findings -Weinberger -Nature of cuts
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Trimming compared with cutting -Employment -Government employees -Education -National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH] -National Institute of Health [NIH] -National Science Foundation [NSF] -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Ehrlichman’s work with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Clark R. Mollenhoff -Herbert G. Klein -The President’s view -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with unknown person The President’s forthcoming speeches -Ehrlichman’s staff -Farm issue -Urban issues Ehrlichman left at 9:36 am
Conversation No. 372-11 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 9:40 am - 10:08 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.
The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Chou En-Lai Vietnam peace settlement negotiations -Leonid I. Brezhnev’s previous message -Kissinger’s response
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Hanoi -Kissinger’s possible trip -Timing -1972 election -Paris talks -Kissinger’s schedule -Saigon -Possible leaks -US proposal -Final Document -Saigon’s approval -Possible bombing halt -Rationale -Quality of offer -Concessions -Compared with 1968 bombing halt -Public announcement -The President’s suggestion -20th parallel -Public opinion -Forthcoming 1972 election -Possible press statement -Breakthrough -Further negotiations -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Fritz G. Kraemer’s view -Nguyen Van Thieu -Public Position -US Position -The President’s view -Thieu -Coalition government -Bombing halt -North Vietnamese military situation -Possible cease-fire, October 31, 1972 -Thieu‘s recent speech -Kissinger’s view -Strategy -Role in negotiations -Coalition government
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Communist infrastructure in South Vietnam -Possible bombing halt -Political risks -Rationale -Timing compared with 1972 election -Compared with 1968 bombing halt -Public announcement -Extent of halt -Reasons -Risks -Timing -Secrecy -Thieu’s strategy -Possible North Vietnamese reply -US public relations strategy -Possible North Vietnamese reply -Le Duc Tho -William P. Rogers -Issue of coalition government in Vietnam -Possible statement -Ronald L. Ziegler -US message -Possible attack on McGovern -Wording of press statement on coalition government -Ziegler -Washington Post article -Unknown reporter's name -Kissinger’s recent name -Coalition government -The President’s participation in negotiations -John B. Connally -Leaks -Thieu -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Murrey Marder -Television -Howard K. Smith -Statement regarding efforts of the President and Kissinger -Messages -Content of Kissinger’s statement
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -McGovern’s proposal compared to the Administrations -Tone -Type of Peace -Surrender -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Coalition government -Assistance to South Vietnam -Thailand -Laos -Cambodia -“Peace with honor” -1972 election -McGovern’s possible response -Bombing halt -Nature of announcement -Wording -De facto compared to de jure status -Progress -Le Duc Tho -US position -Ziegler -Soviet Union -US global commitments -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -The President’s view -Le Duc Tho -Thieu -Handling -US equipment shipments -Kissinger’s meeting with unknown person -Timing -Settlement -Possible agreement to settlement -Timing -November 20, 1972 -Kissinger’s forthcoming telephone call to Nelson A. Rockefeller -1968 peace initiative -McGovern’s statements -Compared with current US proposal -Compared with McGovern’s proposals
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -POWs -Laos, Cambodia -Communist government in South Vietnam -The President’s schedule -Priority of peace negotiations -The President's and Kissinger’s role -Joseph W. Alsop’s column -History's verdict -Abraham Lincoln -Opposition to the President's policies -Compared to Lincoln -Bureaucracy, media -Compared with Lyndon B. Johnson -Administration problems -Consensus Kissinger left at 10:08 am.
Conversation No. 372-12 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:08 am and 10:09 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-33]
Conversation No. 372-13 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 10:09 am - 10:10 am Location: Executive Office Building
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 32-34]
Conversation No. 372-14 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 10:11 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-35]
Conversation No. 372-15 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 10:11 am - 10:14 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 32-36]
Conversation No. 372-16 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam peace settlement -Public relations -Use of “peace with honor” phrase -William F. Buckley, Jr. -William S. White, Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Howard K. Smith
Conversation No. 372-17 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 372-9]
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Conversation No. 372-18
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:04 am.
Conversation No. 372-19 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:04 am
Conversation No. 372-20 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 372-21 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:04 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President's schedule -Signature Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 372-22 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:04 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 372-23 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:04 am and 11:18 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 31s ]
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 372-24 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 11:18 am - 12:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Bill signings 1972 election campaign -October 25, Washington Post story on Haldeman and campaign espionage -Ronald L. Ziegler -Forthcoming George McGovern television [TV] appearance -Administration response -Press conference by Clark MacGregor and Robert J. Dole -Timing of conference -Watergate allegations -John N. Mitchell -Dwight L. Chapin -Vietnam issue -MacGregor’s statement
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Paul C. Warnke -McGovern's position compared to the President’s position -“Peace with surrender” compared “peace with honor” -Emphasis in press -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible trip to Hanoi -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -MacGregor’s statement -McGovern’s position on peace settlement negotiations -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Communist government in South Vietnam Watergate -News story on Haldeman -Veracity -Authority -Secret fund allegation -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] inquiry -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr., -Response -Ziegler -Henry E. Peterson -Richard G. Kleindienst -MacGregor -Richard A. Moore -Impact on public opinion -Sherman Adams -Impact on press -Washington Post -John B. Connally’s statement -Charles W. Colson’s staff -Loyalty -White House staff loyalty -Rose Mary Woods -Patrick J. Buchanan -John P. Sears -Woods
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19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Privacy] [Duration: 17s ]
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-Chapin -Memorandum -Location -Haldeman -Donald H. Segretti -Chapin's secretary -Nellie L. Yates -Unknown person -FBI document -Segretti -Arthur H. Bremer -Chapin -Haldeman's knowledge -Chapin -Washington Post -Libel case -Chapin, Haldeman -Maurice H. Stans -John W. Dean, III
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Ziegler entered at 11:33 am. Vietnam negotiations -Postponement of statement -Kissinger’s view
Ziegler left at 11:34 am.
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The President’s forthcoming radio message on vetoes -Nature of message -Time -TV -Buying air time
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Amnesty issue -McGovern’s position -Vietnam War
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Kissinger entered at 11:55 am. Vietnam peace settlement negotiations -William F. Buckley, Jr.’s forthcoming column -Kissinger’s recent conversation with Buckley -US proposal -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Gen. John W. Vogt -Support for the President -US negotiating strategy -North Vietnamese message -(Madame) Nguyen This Binh’s statement -Cease-Fire -Nguyen Van Thieu’s response -North Vietnamese -Le Duc Tho -US stance -Issue of coalition government -Issue of coalition government
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Treaty Wording -[National Council of National Reconciliation and Concord] -Messages -Paris -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Public record -Settlement -Timing -Verification -Settlement -Timing -1972 election -Howard K. Smith -Ronald L. Ziegler -Charles W. Colson -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -William S. White -Lyndon B. Johnson -The President’s position October 25, Washington Post story on Haldeman and campaign espionage -Haldeman’s photograph -Kissinger’s view -Haldeman’s control over secret fund
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Haldeman and Kissinger left at 12:00 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 372-25 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:29 pm.
Conversation No. 372-26 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 12:29 pm - 1:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with Charles W. Colson.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Watergate -Ronald Ziegler's statement -Washington Post article on Haldeman and campaign espionage -Testimony -White House response -Secret fund -Washington Post -Dwight L. Chapin -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Chapin's secretary -Nellie L. Yates -Newsweek -Public opinion -White House response -Watergate allegations -Clark MacGregor -Press conference -Ziegler George S. McGovern's campaign practices -Demonstrators -Tricia Nixon Cox, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Press coverage -The President’s recent trip to New York -Response -Robert J. Dole's statement -Surrogates -Press coverage -Donald F. Rogers -Hearsay -Tricia Nixon Cox's reaction -Television [TV] exposure -John A. Volpe -Patricia Ann (Hughes) -Colson -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting Corporation [CBS] -Colson’s view -Violence, damages
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Republican National Convention -San Francisco -Anti-free speech stance -McGovern’s silence
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Campaign issues -McGovern’s policies -Higher taxes, higher prices, unemployment, welfare -Defense budget -Agnew’s speech in New York -Jobs -Property value -Donald H. Rumsfeld -George P. Shultz’s statements -Colson’s conversation with Shultz -Higher prices, higher taxes, welfare -Recession -Agnew -Defense industries -Strategy -Advertising -Tone -Democrats -Voting options -Amnesty issue -McGovern -R. Sargent Shriver
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Abraham Lincoln, Calvin Coolidge, Harry S Truman -R. Sargent Shriver -Attack on John B. Connally -Welfare and blacks -Effectiveness -New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan -Italian-Americans -Naval base -Re-election committee -Unknown person’s speech -Press -California -Haldeman -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”)Nofziger -Republicans -Ronald W. Reagan -Reagan -McGovern’s budget policies -Rodgers’s response -Defense cuts -Effect on jobs -B-1, North American Rockwell, Lockheed, Northrop, General Dynamics -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Analogy to Massachusetts -1960 election -Brochures -Leverett Saltonstall -Defense contractors -Lawrence -Impact -Advertisements -Rogers -Aerospace workers -Southern California
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27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 6m 9s ]
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Press relations -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Veterans benefits bill signing ceremony, ) October 24, 1972 -[Larry Kirk] -Radio -Wire service photograph -Washington Star, Washington Post Campaign practices -Press coverage -Tricia Nixon Cox and demonstrators -NBC -Mrs. Colson -CBS -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins's photographs -Subjects -McGovern -Hobart Rowen’s son [James Rowen] -Article about radicalism -Dole -Forthcoming TV appearance -Questions about finances and campaign practices -Demonstrators -Henry Kimelman -Foreign contributors -Investment trust -Tax shelter -War record -Biography -Joe Bottum -Karl E. Mundt
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Adolf Hitler statement -Ku Klux Klan [KKK] charge -Mundt
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:29 pm. The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 1:10 pm. -Comparison of Ho Chi Minh to George Washington -American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFLCIO] -George Meany -1962 Senatorial campaign -McGovern’s position in Food-for-peace program -1971 allegation -Minnesota -Dole’s response -Communication with the White House
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Conversation No. 372-27
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:10 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 372-28 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:10 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. 372-29 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:10 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-37]
Conversation No. 372-30 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield. [See Conversation No. 32-38]
Conversation No. 372-31 Date: October 25, 1972
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: 2:50 pm - 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield at 2:50 pm. The President’s schedule -The President’s forthcoming Radio Address on the American Farmer, October 27, 1972 -Text -Timing -Barbara Dunn
Butterfield left at 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 372-32 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:53 pm and 3:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President met with an unknown man. Delivery to Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s office The unknown man left at an unknown time before 3:03 pm.
Conversation No. 372-33 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:53 pm and 3:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-39]
Conversation No. 372-34 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 3:03 pm - 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 32-40]
Conversation No. 372-35 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:04 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-41]
Conversation No. 372-36 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 3:05 pm - 3:06 pm
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Location: Executive Office Building
The President talked with John K. Andrews, Jr. [See Conversation No. 32-42]
Conversation No. 372-37 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:06 pm and 3:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 372-38 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: 3:25 pm - 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President’s forthcoming radio speeches -Address on the American Farmer, October 27, 1972 -Address on Foreign Policy -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Timing compared with Post-Vietnam war settlement -Address on Defense Policy -Previous speech in San Francisco, September 27, 1972 -Massive retaliation -Small nations and conventional forces -Separate defense policy and foreign policy speech -Press coverage -Timing of speeches -John D. Ehrlichman -Address on urban affairs -Address on the American Farmer -Address on Foreign policy -Importance -Possible press coverage -Use of broadcast time -President’s preparation time -Radio -Fireside chat -William L. Safire -Camp David -Timing An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 3:25 pm. Refreshments The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm. The President’s forthcoming speeches -Timing of radio speeches -Camp David -Radio speeches -Address on Urban Affairs -Address on Foreign Affairs -Price
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Chicago trip -Statements compared with radio speeches -Previous speech in Atlanta -Radio speeches -Address on Urban Affairs -Address on Foreign Affairs -Price -Timing -Compared with Address on Urban Affairs An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 3:25 pm and 4:20 pm. Advertisement of issues -Amnesty -Possible Television [TV] advertisement -Administration response to George S. McGovern's position -Possible radio advertisement -California -Massachusetts -South -Draft dodgers -Patrick J. Buchanan
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McGovern -Forthcoming TV appearance -Corruption -Sabotage and campaign practices
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Possible effectiveness of sabotage charges -Economic issues -Vietnam issue -Watergate as issue Washington Post story on Haldeman and campaign espionage -Ronald L. Ziegler’s press conference -Attack on the press -“Yellow journalism” charges -Washington Post -New York Times -Clark MacGregor -Veracity -Ziegler’s press conference -White House staff morale -National impact -Nashville -Ziegler’s press conference -Quality of journalism -Richard A. Moore, Ehrlichman -MacGregor’s statements -Future of story -Washington Post, TV news, news magazines -Allen S. Drury’s theory -Moore’s statement -Future plans -Attack on the Washington Post -Previous Washington Post story on Charles W. Colson -Ziegler’s press conference -Washington Post motivations -Benjamin C. Bradlee's statement -Time magazine -Haldeman’s view -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] leak -Ziegler’s press conference -White House subscription to the Washington Post -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Ziegler’s specific attack
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Washington Post motivation -Quality of information -Desperation -Ehrlichman’s view -Possible libel charge -New York Times v. Sullivan -Moore’s theory -Bradlee and Katharine L. Graham -Plans to attack the White House -Possible Pulitzer Prize reward -Methods -Colson article Vietnam peace settlement -1972 election -Polls -Henry A. Kissinger -Willingness to make a statement -Ziegler -Coalition government issue -Telephone call to William F. Buckley, Jr. -Telephone call to Howard K. Smith -Telephone call to Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Press speculation -Kissinger -Political effect -Public stance -Effect of 1972 election on negotiations -Coalition government in South Vietnam -Prisoners of war [POWs] -McGovern attack -Buchanan -Newspaper advertisement -Kissinger
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38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Duration: 1m 26s ]
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:25 pm.
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ***************************************************************** Audio messages -Microphone -Format -Procedures -Reading -Wesley Powell -William Loch -Procedures -Reading Bull left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm. Camp David press accommodations -The President’s instructions -William C. Carruthers -Briefing room 1968 campaign practices compared to 1972 -1969 surveillance of Nixon campaign plane -Possible use in 1972 campaign -Lyndon B. Johnson’s possible response Possible appearance on Meet the Press -John B. Connally -McGregor News story on campaign financing -Richard Mellon Scaife’s contribution -Source of revelation -The President's campaign coverage compared with McGovern's -Stewart Mott
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Public perception Wisconsin campaign -McGovern claims of campaign sabotage -Possible sabotage by Humphrey campaign -MacGregor’s statement -White House strategy -FBI leak -Haldeman's conversation with Richard G. Kleindienst -Source of information -L. Patrick Gray, III. -Robert K. Kunkel -US Attorney's office -The President’s view -Possible response after 1972 election
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Haldeman left at 4:20 pm.
Conversation No. 372-39 Date: October 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:20 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Preparation for recording of audio messages The President dictated statements at an unknown time between 4:20 pm and 4:40 pm. Appeal to voters -Future of the US -Foreign policy -Peace -Prosperity -American dream
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** The President’s schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:40 pm.