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Date: 
Jan 22, 1973 - Jan 23, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-1 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:12 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Report -Delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 400-2 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:12 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?].
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Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-3 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:12 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 400-4 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: 2:53 pm - 2:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?] and Stephen B. Bull. Bull’s arrival Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 2:55 pm. The President’s schedule -Unknown women -Rose Mary Woods -Papers for the President's signature -Urgency -Event invitation -National Security Council [NSC] recommendation -Dinner -Eisaku Sato -Postponement -Papers for the President’s signature Bull left at 2:55 pm.
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-5 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:55 pm and 3:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?]. The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -The President’s schedule -Postponement -Speech on domestic policy [?] -Work by the President -Voters -Timing -Television [TV] -Teleprompter -Length The President’s schedule -John D. Ehrlichman [?]
Conversation No. 400-6 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:55 pm and 3:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] Ken Clawson [?] -Report [?]
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-7 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:15 pm and 3:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Draft -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Telephone call -Speech on domestic policy -Postponement -John D. Ehrlichman [?] -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Press Conference The President’s Inaugural speech -Reactions -Elevator man -Compared to 1969 Inaugural speech -Terms Press relations [?] -Haldeman -Conversation with President -1973 Inauguration [?] -Congress -Reception The President’s meeting with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Handshake -Tone
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-7 (cont’d) -Military Call from Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Press relations -White House staff [?] Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Outing -George S. McGovern -Friends Vietnam settlement -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Response -North Vietnam Haldeman Republicans [?] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 400-8 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: 3:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-41]
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-9 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown after 3:39 pm and before 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 400-10 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown after 3:39 pm and before 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file; this is a continuation of Conversation No. 400-7.
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-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-11 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:40 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. 1973 Inauguration -Success -The President’s Inaugural speech -Press coverage -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Church service -Inaugural ball -Dan Rather -The President's demeanor -Bias -The President's Inaugural speech -Foreign policy -Nixon Doctrine -John F. Kennedy supporters -Isolationism -Effect on public -Memorable lines -May 8, 1972 speech -Nixon Doctrine -State Department, William P. Rogers -Meaning -US role in world -Liberal position -1972 election -Popular vote -Compared to George S. McGovern -Press coverage -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Church service
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d) -William F. (“Billy”) Graham, Edgar Magnin -Switch to McGovern's statements -Church service -Mormon Tabernacle Choir -President's Inaugural speech -Friend of Colson’s report -Government responsibility -Compare to John F. Kennedy's Inaugural speech Public relations [PR] -Patrick J. Buchanan -The President's opponents -Draft resisters -Doves -Hugh Scott -Statement about diplomacy -Strategy against the President's opponents -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Henry A. Kissinger -John A. Scali -Herbert G. Klein -Kenneth W. Clawson -Compared to Kennedy administration after Bay of Pigs -Press relations -Kissinger -Briefings -Success -Scali -Klein -Buchanan -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -Letters -White House, editors, Congress -Commentators, columnists -The President's press relations -Congress -Post-Inauguration treatment -Political orientation
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d) Press relations -Differing beliefs -Bias -1972 election -Ronald L. Ziegler -Response to the President's margin of victory -Helen Thomas -McGovern -Polls -Late gains -Opposition to the President -Enemies Watergate -Response -John Davies [?] -John N. Mitchell -John D. Ehrlichman [?] -Mitchell -Haldeman -Possible law suit -Hearsay -Malice -Wire services -Editorial apology -Deposition -Damages -Press release -Retraction -Drew Pearson -Editors’ response -The President's knowledge -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Responsibility Inaugural parade -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Motorcade incidents -Secret Service -Unknown person's actions around the President's car
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d) -The President's response -Prosecution -John W. Dean, III -Ehrlichman, Haldeman Raymond K. Price, Jr. talked with President between 4:05 pm and 4:06 pm. [Conversation No. 400-11A] [See Conversation No. 36-42] [End of telephone conversation] Price -The President's inaugural speech -Reaction -Drafting Inaugural parade -Motorcade incidents -Items thrown at the President -Unknown person's actions around the President's car -Prosecution -Demonstrators -Youth -Colson’s reaction -Patricia Colson -Demonstrators Press relations -CBS -Time story -Possible retraction -The President's response -Lawsuit -Hunt -Ehrlichman -William O. Bittman [?] -John J. (“Jack”) Caulfield [?]
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d) The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:06 pm and 4:13 pm. [Conversation No. 400-11B] [See Conversation No. 36-43] [End of telephone conversation] Time story The President talked with Ziegler between 4:13 pm and 4:14 pm. [Conversation No. 400-11C] [See Conversation No. 36-45] [End of telephone conversation] Time story -Jerrold L. Schecter The President talked with the White House operator at 4:14 pm. [Conversation No. 400-11D] [See Conversation No. 36-45] [End of telephone conversation] Time story -Schecter The President talked with Ziegler between 4:15 pm and 4:16 p.m. [Conversation No. 400-11E] [See Conversation No. 36-46] [End of telephone conversation]
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d)
Press relations -1973 Inauguration coverage -Washington Post -Washington Star -Reporter -Rogers -Television [TV] -Washington Star -Ziegler -Administration strategy -Journalists -Cohesiveness Charitable organization Unknown person -Physical description Haldeman [?] Unknown person -Loyalty -Political leanings Buchanan [?] Nelson A. Rockefeller John B. Connally -Age -Compared to the President Press relations -Ziegler -Washington Post -Ehrlichman Politics -Governors
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-11 (cont’d) -Republicans -Congressional relations -Democrats -Carl B. Albert -Thomas P. (“Tip”) O'Neill -Hubert H. Humphrey -Governors[?] -Unknown group -Compared to Republicans -North Carolina -South Carolina -Segregation -Blacks -George C. Wallace supporters -Haldeman -Ziegler [?] -Governors [?] -McGovern -Eugene J. McCarthy [?] -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Inaugural parade -McGovern The President’s schedule -Weekends Colson left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 400-12 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: 4:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-47]
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 400-13 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:51 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?]. Meeting with the President [?]
Conversation No. 400-14 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. The President’s schedule -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Democrats -Length -Congressional leaders briefing Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. Food order The President's schedule -Haldeman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) -Patrick J. Buchanan -Plans -Television [TV] coverage -California -Congressional relations -Bipartisan leadership -Committee chairmen -Timing -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Bipartisan support appeal by the President -Lyndon B. Johnson -Republicans, Democrats -TV coverage -Content -Suggestions -Bipartisan agreement -Additions -Congressional relations -The President's consultation -Points to make -Public support [?] -Congressional relations -Negotiations -Expectations -Public support -Public statements -Ground rules for discussion -Negotiations -Sensitivity -Bombing of North Vietnam -Bipartisan leaders -The President’s responsibility -Complete disclosure -World War II -Ending Haldeman entered at 5:10 pm. -Congressional relations
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) -Speech length -Turnout -Cooperation -"Peace With Honor" -TV coverage -International cooperation -European security conference -World peace -Concerns -1972 election -Negotiating terms -Timing -TV coverage -Compared to 1972 Moscow Summit -Congressional relations -Buchanan -Haldeman’s call to Haig -Agreement -Initialing -Paris -Signing -Henry A. Kissinger -Congressional relations -Importance -Revisions -Tone -Defensiveness -Reaction [?] -Public sector -Private sector -Republicans -Thieu [?] -Negotiations -Propaganda -Public reaction -Congressional audience -Home audience -Congressional relations -Difficulties -Points to make
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) -Congressional relations Unknown person’s schedule Washington National Cathedral -Francis Sayre -The President's possible attendance -Harry S. Truman’s memorial service The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Johnson [?] -Doubts -Revisions -First part -Haldeman’s suggestions -Allies -George S. McGovern’s statements -Prisoners of War [POWs] [?] -Buchanan -Agreement -Value Johnson’s health [?] -Protocol [?] -US politics -Herbert C. Hoover -Dwight D. Eisenhower -William H. Taft -Warren G. Harding -Death in Office -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Theodore Roosevelt -Death -Death -Timing -Past recoveries [?] The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -The President's appearance before Congress -Symbolism
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) -End of war -Congress’ responsibility -Maintenance of peace -Aid to South Vietnam -Aid to North Vietnam -Future developments -Cambodia -TV coverage -Congressional relations -Briefing -Leadership -Confidentiality -House of Representatives -Bryce Harlow -John D. Ehrlichman -Clark MacGregor -William E. Timmons Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:55 pm. -Johnson’s health -Aircraft -Possible death -Change in the President’s schedule -Congress -Hospital Bull left at an unknown time before 6:00 pm. -Possible death -Reaction -Doctors Past President’s health -Harry S. Truman -Kennedy -Eisenhower -Concerns -Heart attacks -Johnson
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) -Concerns Haldeman talked with Gen. Walter R. Tkach at an unknown time between 5:55 pm and 6:19 pm. [Conversation No. 400-14A] [See Conversation No. 36-49] [End of telephone conversation] Johnson’s health -Condition -Tkach [?]
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The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -William P. Rogers [?] -Press relations [?] -The President’s error -Revisions -Public statements about negotiations -Military activity -Haig [?] -Obligation
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) Tkach talked with Haldeman between 5:55 pm and 6:19 pm. [Conversation No. 400-14B] [See Conversation No. 36-50] [End of telephone conversation] Johnson’s health -Air shuttle -Condition [The above part of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 40014B.] -Lack of doctor at Johnson ranch -Trip to hospital -Tkach's information -[First name unknown] Vogel The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Johnson Tkach talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 5:55 pm and 6:19 pm. [Conversation No. 400-14C] [See Conversation No. 36-51] [End of telephone conversation] Johnson's heath -Revival -Airplane -Death -Announcement -Effect -Meeting
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:55 pm and 6:19 pm. [Conversation No. 400-14D] [See Conversation No. 36-52] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Postponement Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:55 pm. -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Dinner Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:19 pm. The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Timing -Content -The President’s suggestions -Haig's review of draft The President talked with Haig between 6:19 pm and 6:22 pm. [Conversation No. 400-14E] [See Conversation No. 36-53] [End of telephone conversation] Johnson's death -Burial -Lying in state at Capitol -Washington National Cathedral -Possible memorial service
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 400-14 (cont’d) The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -The President's schedule The President's statement on Johnson's death The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Content -Length -Accomplishments The President, et al., left at 6:30 pm.
Conversation No. 400-15 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 8:47 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum.
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