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Date: 
Jan 11, 1973 - Jan 22, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 Date: January 11, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 5:30 pm. Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed. Henry A. Kissinger Ronald L. Ziegler Lyndon B. Johnson -George Christian -John N. Mitchell Vietnam settlement -Congressional hearings Johnson -John B. Connally -Christian -Connally 1973 Inauguration -President's attitude -Compared to Super Bowl -Patrick J. Buchanan -Memorandum Congressional relations -Democratic caucus -Hearings 1973 Inauguration -Eugene Ormandy
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Sergei Rachmaninoff selections -Philadelphia performance -Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony -Chorale of American patriotic music -Edvard Grieg concerto -Performance order -Los Angeles chorale -President's preferences -Aaron Copeland piece -Balls -Location for dancing -Presidential box -Possible remarks by President -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox -Interest in dancing -Compared to Tricia Nixon Cox's wedding -Church service President's conversation with Rose Mary Woods -Haldeman's conversation with Dwight L. Chapin -Health The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:35 pm and 5:02 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1D] [See Conversation No. 35-142] [End of telephone conversation] President's calls to new Cabinet Officers -Peter J. Brennan -Frederick Dent, Claude S. Brinegar, Brennan -Roy L. Ash -Resilience
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) The President talked with Brinegar between 5:02 pm and 5:03 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1E] [See Conversation No. 35-143] [End of telephone conversation] President's calls -Dent The President talked with the White House operator at 5:03 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1F] [See Conversation No. 35-144] [End of telephone conversation] Press relations -Washington Post -President's reading -Attacks on administration -Response to resumption of Vietnam negotiations Congressional relations -Republicans -Confirmations -Barry M. Goldwater -Spiro T. Agnew -John G. Tower -Howard H. Baker, William E. Brock III, Robert J. Dole -New Senators -Speaking abilities -Pete V. Dominici -John J. Sparkman -Hugh Scott -Jesse A. Helms -James L. Buckley
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Gerald R. Ford -Clarence J. ("Bud") Brown, Jr. -Presidential leadership qualities Connally Agnew -Postponement George W. Romney [?] William F. (“Billy”) Graham -A statement on Vietnam War Ziegler entered at 5:10 pm. 1973 Inauguration -Clothing -Women's Wear Daily The President talked with Dent between 5:10 pm and 5:11 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1G] [See Conversation No. 35-145] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with the White House operator at 5:11 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1H] [See Conversation No. 35-146] [End of telephone conversation] 1973 Inauguration -President's clothing -Dwight D. Eisenhower's Inauguration -Coat, pants, shirt
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Hat The President talked with George P. Shultz between 5:12 pm and 5:13 pm. [Conversation No. 401-31/402-1I] [See Conversation No. 35-147] [End of telephone conversation] Ziegler left at 5:13 pm. Pierre Rinfret Second-term reorganization -Ziegler -Rogers C. B. Morton -Possible future -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Haldeman's contact with Robert H. Finch and Donald H. Rumsfeld -George H.W. Bush, Brock, and Brown -Charles W. Colson
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President's activities -State visits -Soviet Union -Japan -Europe, Latin America
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Mexican President -Pierre E. Trudeau
************************************************************************ [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1974 election -President’s campaign activities -1970 Election results -Congressional relations -Democrats -President’s supporters in Congress -Senate candidates -House of Representatives candidates -Colorado -Nevada -President’s campaign activities -Radio -Pictures -Speeches -Effects -Press coverage -Fundraising -Agnew -Primary states -Writers -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Buchanan -William L. Safire [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Issues of second term -Foreign policy -Crime and drugs -Environment
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 401-31/402-1 (cont’d) -Taxes -Federal budget -Federal government -Education -Parks
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:13 pm. The President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:30 pm. Second term reorganization -Ash -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Cabinet -Undersecretaries -Connally -Undersecretary -[Name unintelligible] -Colson -Harvard University -Frederic V. Malek's work -Advance men from 1972 campaign -Possible appointment for unknown man -U.S. Information Agency [USIA] The President and Haldeman left at 5:30 pm.
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 402-2 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 5:00 pm. Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 402-3 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. President's schedule [?] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm.
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 402-4 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:00 pm and 5:02 pm. Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Henry A. Kissinger -Possible call from Haig -Timing Bull left at 5:02 pm.
Conversation No. 402-5 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:02 pm and 5:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President played a recording of a memorandum for the files.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Inaugural Balls End of day’s tape The President resumed his dictation. Taped recollections of 1973 Inauguration -Balls -Church service -Receptions
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-5 (cont’d) -Good behavior -Parades -Pride, dignity -Photographs -Great surprise -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Hopes -F. Donald Nixon [?] -Guest -Surprise -Jane [last name unknown] -Younger sister -John Ryan [?] -Republican National Committee [RNC] Reception -Charles W. Colson -Mrs. Nixon -Rose Mary Woods ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A [Unintelligible] [Duration: 1m 34s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1A -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Republicans -Public -White House staff -Ronald L. Ziegler -Press relations -Speech ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B [Unintelligible] [Duration: 36s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1B
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-5 (cont’d) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Boy -Handshake -Politeness -Smile [Pause] Paragraph [Pause] The President replayed the recorded dictation. -Jane [last name unknown] -Younger sister -Daughter Ezra -Band -Performance -Jane’s younger sister and her daughter Ezra [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 402-6 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:02 pm and 5:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-34]
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 402-7 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: 5:22 pm and 5:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 36-35]
Conversation No. 402-8 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:33 pm and 5:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Republican National Committee [RNC] reception -Remarks by President -Photographs -Spiro T. Agnew -Robert J. Dole -Anne Armstrong -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 5:43 pm.
Conversation No. 402-9 Date: January 21, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:33 pm and 5:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-9 (cont’d) The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's dictation machine -Malfunction -Repairs President's schedule Sanchez and the President left at 5:43 pm.
Conversation No. 402-10 Date: January 21 or 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:43 pm, January 21 and 7:56 am, January 22, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building Unknown people met. President’s location Dictation machine -Repair The unknown men left at an unknown time before 7:56 am, January 22, 1973.
Conversation No. 402-11 Date: January 21 or 22 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:43 pm, January 21 and 7:56 am January 22, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building Unknown people met. Dictation machine -Repair
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-11 (cont’d) -Delivery -Inspection Unknown people left at an unknown time before 7:56 am, January 22, 1973.
Conversation No. 402-12 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:22 pm and 8:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Memorandum -Last week 1973 Inauguration [?] -John Ryan [?] -Conversations Vietnam settlement [?] -Telephone call [?] -President’s schedule [?] -Announcement [?] Suggestion -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Raymond J. Price, Jr. -House of Representatives [?] Lyndon B. Johnson [?] 1973 Inauguration
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-12 (cont’d)
Charles W. Colson Vietnam settlement -Announcement -Congressional relations [?] -Position -Delay [?] -Future -Achievement [?] -Events [?] -Calm [?] -President’s role [?] -Ronald L. Ziegler [?] Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:22 pm. Refreshment order Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:47 pm. [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 402-13 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:22 pm and 8:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files. This is a continuation of Conversation No. 402-12.
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-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-13 (cont’d) Knowledge [?] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 402-14 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:22 pm and 8:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 402-15 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown time between 8:22 pm and 8:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files. This is a continuation of Conversation No. 402-13.
******************************************************************* [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Unknown man [?] -Telephone conversation -John [?] [last name unknown] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ********************************************************************
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 402-16 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:47 and 8:50 p.m. Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 36-61]
Conversation No. 402-17 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Raymond K. Price, Jr. Lyndon B. Johnson's death -Communication to Henry A. Kissinger -Method -Timing -Method Kissinger's schedule -Lon Nol -Le Duc Tho -Communication -Timing Vietnam settlement -Nguyen Van Thieu -Attitudes -Harry S. Truman -Lyndon B. Johnson -Public support
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-17 (cont’d) -Postponement -Ronald L. Ziegler's Report -Lon -Saigon -Initializing -North Vietnamese -Kissinger -Announcement -Kissinger's and Haig’s role -Lon -Relations with US -Statements -Cease-fire -Orders -Thieu -Corps commanders, division commanders -Announcement -Lon [?] -Intentions -Press representative [?] -Haig’s role -Protocol -Language -Thieu -Statement by the President -Length -President's contact with Thieu -Wording -Revisions -Kissinger -Thieu's Position -Aid to South Vietnam -Reciprocity -Wording -Tone -Previous Public Statements -Johnson -Final Sentence -President's Last Conversation with Johnson -Date
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-17 (cont’d) -Tone -Claims -Terms of Agreement -Obligation -Opposition to war -Compared previous draft -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Opposition to President's policies -Peace with honor -Compared to surrender -George S. McGovern supporters -Kissinger -Duration -First sentence -Revisions -Page three -Thieu -Effect -Sacrifices of service members -Kissinger's possible review -Rewriting -Avoidance -Confidentiality -State Department -William P. Rogers -Kissinger -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Reasons -Johnson’s death -National day of mourning -Announcement -Tho -Timing -Kissinger -National day of mourning -Lon [?] -South Vietnamese -Announcement -Bombing of North Vietnam -Cease-fire
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 402-17 (cont’d) -Ziegler -Kissinger -Ziegler's press conferences -Dates
**************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 [National Security] [Duration: 4m 43s] Richard M. Helms END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************
Vietnam settlement -Prisoners of War [POWs] wives -Flight doctors -Bombing missions -Draft resisters -Amnesty -Canada -Message -Announcement The President, Haig and Price left at 9:45 pm.