401

Date: 
Jan 09, 1973 - Jan 11, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-1 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Time -The President’s watch Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 401-2 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-107]
Conversation No. 401-3 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-3 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 401-4 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 401-5 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope. [See Conversation No. 35-108]
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-6 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-110]
Conversation No. 401-7 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Between 2:39 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Ziegler's lunch meeting -Clifton Daniel -Absence -Francis L. Dale -Washington Star -Possible purchase -Financial status -Donald M. Kendall -Walter H. Annenberg Washington Star -Afternoon newspaper -Compared to morning -Dale’s newspapers [?] -Qualities -Potential -Compared to Washington Post -Ziegler’s conversation with [First name unknown] Wilson [?] -Dale -Press relations
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-7 (cont’d) -Financial status -Dale -Television [TV] Station (WMAL) -TV income -Compared to newspaper income -Benefits to Washington DC -Dale -Qualities -The President’s support -William Randolph Hearst Jr. [?] -Future -Patrick J. Buchanan -William F. Buckley Martin Agronsky TV show Buckley’s TV show Helen Thomas, Fran Lewine [?] -Conversation -Exclusive The President’s interview on aging Mode of dress -Ziegler -Neckties -Appropriateness -The President -US of neckties -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Moscow, Peking Herbert G. Klein -Future -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -Ziegler’s conversation -Future -Press secretary role -Advantage
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-7 (cont’d) -Press relations -Compared to director of communications -Policy -Ziegler’s conversation with Haldeman Washington Star -Possible new owner -Dale Press relations -White House power -Elections -Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead -Congressional relations -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -TV deregulation -VHF channels Washington Star -Dale Haldeman Ziegler left at 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 401-8 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:53 pm and 2:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-111]
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-9 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 2:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-112]
Conversation No. 401-10 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:56 pm and 3:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Communication Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 401-11 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:56 pm and 3:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-113]
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-12 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 3:02 pm - 3:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 35-114]
Conversation No. 401-13 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:03 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. The President's schedule -Meetings with new Cabinet officers -Elliot L. Richardson -Telephone call
Conversation No. 401-14 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-115]
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-15 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:04 pm and 3:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:09 pm.
Conversation No. 401-16 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:09 pm and 4:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman's meeting with Richard M. Helms Melvin R. Laird The President's conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -Francis L. Dale -Possible job -Washington Star Charles W. Colson entered at 3:10 pm. The President's birthday Washington Post -Future Washington Star
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Possible sale -Television TV station (WMAL) -William F. Buckley -Martin Agronsky -Rivals -Possible sale -Financial status -Television station (WMAL) -Value -Problems -Dale -Morning newspapers -Compared to afternoon newspapers -Circulation -Washington Post -Effect of sale of Washington Star -TV Station -Problems of morning newspaper -Compared to evening newspaper -Advertising -Circulation Otis Chandler [?] -Los Angeles -Advice to Colson -Letter to the President -Chandler family [?] Watergate -Legal case -Patrick J. Buchanan -1973 Inauguration -Washington Post -Katharine L. Graham Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Nomination for commissioner -George D. Webster -Conversation with Colson on confirmation -The President's conversation with Haldeman
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Example for others -Webster -Confirmation possibilities -George P. Shultz -John B. Connally -Background -Statement to newspapers -Russell B. Long -Webster -Partisanship -Chairmanships of Lawyers for Nixon -John H. Alexander -Requirements for commissioner -Compared to Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Securities Exchange Commission [SEC] -Colson's recommendation -John W. Dean, III -Lawsuit problem The President talked with Lenore Romney between 3:24 pm and 3:25 pm. [Conversation No. 401-16A] [See Conversation No. 35-116] [End of telephone conversation] IRS commissioner -Requirements -Webster -Tax payments
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-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) *****************************************************************
-Qualities -Alexander -Investigation of the President's friends -Dependability -Timing -Webster -Knowledge -Exchange of correspondence -Work ethic -Colson's conversation with Haldeman Webster -Possible SEC or Federal Trade Commission [FTC] position -Qualities -Support of business -Donald McI Kendall -Confirmation possibilities -Compared to IRS William J. Casey -Confirmation with SEC Webster -Possible commission appointment -SEC -Compared to Lewis Engman -IRS -Compared to FTC Engman -Qualities -Work on revenue sharing -Age -Compared to Webster -Compared to [First name unknown] Fitzpatrick -Telephone call from the President -Credentials
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Philadelphia Webster -FTC -John D. Ehrlichman -Letter -Leonard Garment [?] -Conversation with Colson -Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Alternative position for Engman -Assistant secretary -SEC The President’s appointments -Choices -Casey -Recommendation of Connally's -Federal Power Commission -Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB] appointee -Robert D. Timm The President's schedule -Inaugural speech -Staffing -Recommendations from Colson and Haldeman -Timing Replacement for Colson -Kenneth W. Clawson -Age -Management skills -Buchanan -Management skills -Compared to Clawson -William J. Baroody -Readiness -Training -Colson’s presence -Importance -Clawson -Buchanan
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Baroody -Advantages -Responsibility -Intelligence -Clawson -Compared to Baroody -Campaign work Frederic V. Malek -Political work -Representatives of "New Majority" -Nixon loyalists -Ethnic candidates -Peter J. Brennan -Secretary of Labor -Undersecretary of Commerce -Background -General Electric [GE] -Lists of possible appointees -Qualifications -Business background, political acumen -Accomplishments -Compared to Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Colson's experience -Brennan -Labor Department -Departments -Roy L. Ash -Director, Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Confirmation possibilities -Reorganization plan -The President's conversation with Ehrlichman -Congressional relations -Chet Holifield -Compared to first term -Sequoia, Camp David, airplanes -Efforts evaluated An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 3:25 pm.
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:11 pm. The President's appointments -Colson's future role -Malek -Political loyalty -Confirmations -William P. Rogers -Justice Department -Honors program -Eisenhower's judicial appointees -Earl Warren, Potter Stewart, William J. Brennan, Jr. -Missouri judge -[First name unknown] Whitaker -New York judge -Death -Corporate lawyer -Hugo L. Black [?] -John M. Harlan -Stewart -Ohio -Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. -Compared to Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Corporate executives, lawyers, businessman -Democrats -Professors, lawyers, journalists -Political orientation -Speeches -Voters News story on a black sniper -Washington Post -Wire services -Witnesses -Racism American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU] -Washington Post, New York Times
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Civil rights of a group -Racism Brennan -Comments on nomination in an editorial -Thomas W. Braden -“Patrick J. Brennan” -New coalition -Democrats -George S. McGovern -Walter F. Mondale -Racial discrimination -Snobbery The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time before 3:25 pm. Southern strategy -Importance -Democrats -Labor -Column -Election -Braden -Richard M. Scammon [?] Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:25 pm. Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Location -Meeting with the President Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:11 pm. The President’s schedule -Request for a car -Location -Escort -Timing -Limousine -Glass divider
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Location Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:25 pm and 4:11 pm. [Conversation No. 401-16B] [See Conversation No. 35-117] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time between 3:25 pm and 4:11 pm. [Conversation No. 401-16C] [See Conversation No. 35-117] The President's schedule -Ride with Rebozo -Requirements -Timing [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 401-16C] [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichman talked with the President between 4:11 pm and 4:15 p.m. [Conversation No. 401-16D] [See Conversation No. 35-118] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Don Johnson, Russell Train, Counsellors The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:15 pm and 4:16 pm.
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d)
[Conversation No. 401-16E] [See Conversation No. 35-119] [End of telephone conversation] The President's birthday -White House staff observance The President talked with Rebozo between 4:16 pm and 4:17 pm. [Conversation No. 401-16F] [See Conversation No. 35-120] [End of telephone conversation] Car location [The above part of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 40116F] The President's birthday -White House staff observance -Timing -Bull -Roses Watergate -Guilty pleas -G. Gordon Liddy -Demands for trial -Reasons -Other defendants -James W. McCord, Jr. -Liddy -Possible effects of trial -Congressional investigation -Immunity
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-16 (cont’d) -Contempt charge -John’s [last name unknown] view -Surveillance The President, Haldeman, and Colson left at 4:25 pm.
Conversation No. 401-17 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
Conversation No. 401-18 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
Conversation No. 401-19 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-19 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
Conversation No. 401-32 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President’s schedule The President and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
Conversation No. 401-33 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
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Conversation No. 401-20 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm.
Conversation No. 401-21 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-133]
Conversation No. 401-22 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: 2:11 pm - 2:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-22 (cont’d) The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 35-134]
Conversation No. 401-23 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:17 pm.
Conversation No. 401-24 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-135]
Conversation No. 401-25 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: 2:17 pm - 2:18 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Col. Richard T. Kennedy.
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-25 (cont’d)
[See Conversation No. 35-136]
Conversation No. 401-26 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Col. Richard T. Kennedy. Vietnam settlement -Kennedy report -Graham Martin -Saigon -Henry A. Kissinger -Paris -Schedule -Meeting with the President -1973 Inauguration -Church service -Family reception -Agreement -Announcement -Ronald L. Ziegler’s statement -Details -The President’s speech -Proposed dates -Ziegler’s statement -Tone -Date -Television [TV] -Kissinger -The President’s speech -Initialing -Date -Nguyen Van Thieu -Ziegler’s statement
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-26 (cont’d) -Tone -Date -1973 Inauguration -Bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Paris negotiations -Final meeting -Details -Date -Thieu -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Thieu -Negotiations -Meetings -Press coverage -Announcement -Impact on Thieu -Haig -Spiro T. Agnew -Thieu’s actions An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm. -US position -Signing without Thieu -Risk -Thieu’s response -Haig -Initialing -Ziegler’s statement -Thieu’s actions -The President’s actions -Public statement -Case-fire -Kissinger -Content An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm. -Bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Kissinger
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-26 (cont’d) -Technical details -The President’s TV appearance -Kissinger’s work -Hanoi -Initialing -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Return -Schedule -Shuttle between Hanoi and Saigon -Thieu -Timing of Hanoi Trip -The President’s opinion -Ziegler statement -Thieu’s position -Options -Ziegler’s statement -Kissinger -Paris -Details -Bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Advantages -Saigon -Kissinger -Paris -Kissinger -North Vietnamese proposals -US relations -Cease-fire -Date -Agreement -Cease-fire -Thieu’s response -Announcement -Cease-fire -Timing -Initialing -Thieu’s response -Hanoi -1973 Inauguration -Leaks
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-26 (cont’d) -Announcement -Kissinger The President’s schedule -Key Biscayne -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Kissinger -Work on speeches -Kennedy -Date of departure -Kissinger -Away from Washington, DC -Press relations -Intentions -Contacts -Relationship with the President -The President's wishes -Kissinger -Haig Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Briefing -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird -Negotiations -Questions -Press relations -Robert Pierpoint -Call from Moorer -Possible Response -Consultation Press relations -William E. Timmons -“Meet the Press” -Gerald R. Ford -Hugh Scott -Kennedy’s role -Bombing -Negotiations -No comment
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-26 (cont’d) -Vietnam settlement -Negotiations -Current Status -Responsibility of the press -Agreement with North Vietnam -No discussion -Congressional relations -Secretary of State -Bombing -May 8, 1972 policy -POWs -Cease-fire -Congressional briefing -Timing -Negotiations -October 26, 1972 agreement -Kissinger’s briefing -Haig’s and Kissinger’s schedules -Press relations -Kennedy’s role -Progress of negotiations -Two announcements -Haig’s departure -Bombing halt -The President’s view -Kissinger -Concurrent announcement -Thieu Haig -Kennedy’s report -Input Confidentiality -Ziegler -Kissinger -Gerald L. Warren -Bombing halt -Timing
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-26 (cont’d) Kennedy left at 3:15 pm.
Conversation No. 401-27 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:15 pm and 3:19 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting with Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 401-28 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:15 pm and 3:19 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-137]
Conversation No. 401-29 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: 3:19 pm - 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 35-138]
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-30 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:20 pm and 3:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Item for the President's private file
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Sanchez left at 3:24 pm.
Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: 3:24 pm – 4:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Press relations -Clifton Daniel -Ziegler’s meeting -New York Times -Compared to James B. ("Scotty") Reston -Washington, DC -The President's offer
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Son -New York -[First name unknown] Holloway [?] -Tom Wicker -Reston -Wicker -Support for the President -The President's newspaper reading -New York Times -Washington Post -New York Times -Washington bureau -Advocacy journalism -John Appel -Relations with Nixon administration -Robert Semple -Appel -Attitude toward the President -Influence in Salt Lake City, Seattle, nationwide -Compared to Semple -Republican background -Intelligence -White House reporting -Ziegler’s meeting with Clifton -Ziegler’s opinion of Daniel’s motives -Washington Post -Washington Star -Daniel compared to Max Frankel -[First name unknown] Cortsman [?], Eileen Shanahan, Francis L. Dale -The President’s newspaper reading -New York Times -Relations with Nixon administration -Check sources -Henry A. Kissinger -Joseph C. Kraft -Frankel -George S. McGovern -Afternoon news -George P. Shultz -Congress
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Daniel Schorr [?] -$250 billion -Leonard Woodcock -Hubert H. Humphrey -Gerald R. Ford Vietnam settlement -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer's press briefing -The President's meeting with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -News report by Robert Pierpoint -Consultation on December 1972 bombing -Administration response -Ziegler -Melvin R. Laird -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President's position -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Congressional response -Public opinion -Haig’s role -Kennedy -William P. Rogers, Laird, Moorer, Spiro T. Agnew -Ziegler’s role -Public statements on negotiations -Restrictions -Congressional briefings -Consultation -Congressional testimony -J. William Fulbright -The President’s position -Success of negotiations -Briefing schedule -Kissinger -Paris -Key Biscayne -Purpose -Ziegler’s position -Murray Marder -Telephone calls monitoring -The President’s schedule
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Key Biscayne -1973 Inauguration -Messages to Congress -Timing -Marder’s story -The President’s birthday -Timing -Plans -Initialing of agreement -Site -Le Duc Tho -Date -Announcement -Bombing halt -Kissinger's and Haig's schedules -Haig's trip to Saigon -Nguyen Van Thieu -Announcement of bombing halt -Kennedy -Haig's Schedule -Thieu’s response -Possible announcement -The President or Ziegler -Thieu -Kissinger -Kennedy -Initialing agreement -Kissinger's role -The President’s role -Cease-fire announcement -Signing -Thieu -Haig's meetings -Possible results -Announcement -Signing -Timing H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President between 3:55 pm and 3:56 pm.
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1A] [See Conversation No. 35-139] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam settlement -Public opinion -Bombing effect -Negotiations -Negotiations -Haig -Kennedy, Haig -Rogers, Laird, Agnew Haldeman entered at 3:57 pm. -Haig's announcement -Bombing halt announcement -Confidentiality -Kennedy -Ziegler -Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz -Kennedy, Haig -Ziegler's public statements -Rogers, Laird -Kennedy -Ziegler's public statements -Kissinger -Reston -Calls in Key Biscayne -Kennedy -Calls to congressional leaders -Timing -Haig -Ziegler's public statements -Kissinger's calls to congressional leaders -William E. Timmons -Rogers's and Laird's public statements -The President's meeting with Kennedy
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Kissinger -Rogers -Thieu -Confidentiality -Press relations -Congressional leaders -Statement by the President and Kennedy -Kissinger -Results -Kissinger -Announcement -Schedule -Announcement -Ziegler -Cease-fire -Kissinger's schedule -Thieu’s cooperation -The President’s announcement -Kennedy -Thieu’s resistance -The President’s announcement -Contents -Kissinger’s message -Negotiations -Ziegler's public statements -Haig’s role -The President’s role -The President's Inaugural speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -December 1972 bombing -Kissinger -Announcement -Options -Initialing of agreement -Kissinger's schedule -Initialing of agreement -Kissinger -Meaning -Compared to signing -Cease-fire
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d)
An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 3:57 pm and 4:15 pm. -Thieu’s response -Ziegler's public statements -Kissinger's and the President's schedules -Congressional leaders briefing -Announcement -Date -Haig’s return -Ziegler's public statements -South Vietnam -North Vietnam -Kissinger's schedule -1973 Inauguration -Thieu -Haig's trip -Announcement -Timing -Thieu -Haig’s trip -1973 Inauguration -1972 election The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:57 pm and 4:15 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1B] [See Conversation No. 35-140] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with Kennedy between 4:15 pm and 4:17 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1C] [See Conversation No. 35-141] [End of telephone conversation]
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d)
Vietnam settlement -Negotiations -Announcement -Rogers -William H. Sullivan -Rogers's response -Kissinger -Laird The President's schedule -Florida trip -Kissinger's schedule -Thomas W. Braden's dinner -Congressional response Vietnam settlement -Negotiations -Congressional relations -Possible appearance by Rogers -Constitutional role -Compared to an election defeat -Press response -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Harry Reasoner -Congressional relations -Constitutional role -Announcement -Thieu response -Haig's trip -Kissinger -Announcement -Dates -Contents -Kissinger -Thieu -Leak -Resistance -1973 Inauguration
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Importance -Ziegler's public statements -Consultation -Florida trip -Kissinger Watergate -Congressional Resolutions -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. investigation -Watergate trial -Edward M. Kennedy, Henry M. Jackson -Ervin -Legislative priorities -Trial -G. Gordon Liddy -Donald H. Segretti -Length Congressional relations -Legislative priorities -Confirmation testimony -Rogers’s testimony -Adm. Issac Kidd’s testimony -William Proxmire -Roy L. Ash The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 4:35 pm. An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed.