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Date: 
Jan 23, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-1 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 8:55 am-9:03 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William P. White. [See Conversation No. 36-63]
Conversation No. 404-2 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:03 am 9:10 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-64]
Conversation No. 404-3 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 9:10 am - 9:14 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Col. Richard T. Kennedy. [See Conversation No. 36-65]
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-4 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 9:14 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-66]
Conversation No. 404-5 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 9:14 am - 9:15 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 36-67]
Conversation No. 404-6 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:29 am and 11:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Vietnam settlement -Col. Richard T. Kennedy's call -Cabinet announcement -Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Lon Nol -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Talking paper -Kissinger meeting with National Security Council [NSC] staff
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Call to Kissinger -Haig -Kissinger's staff briefing The President's meeting with Stephen B. Bull -The President's schedule -Congressional leaders meeting on budget -William E. Timmons, John D. Ehrlichman, Haldeman -Haldeman's conversation with Bull -Ehrlichman -Domestic Council Lyndon B. Johnson’s funeral schedule -Lyndon Johnson Library -Arrival in Washington -Andrews Air Force Base -Motorcade to Capitol -Conflicting meeting The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Day of national mourning -Congressional leaders meeting -Press briefing -Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Congressional leaders meeting -Haig -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -Congressional leaders -Andrews Air Force Base -The President's role -Church service, Capitol -Claudia A. (Taylor)(“Lady Bird”) Johnson -Spiro T. Agnew's role -Motorcade and funeral service -Day of national mourning -The President's speech -Congressional leaders meetings and Cabinet meeting -Budget
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -The President's broadcast -Meeting -Day of national mourning -Timmons or Kissinger -Ehrlichman and writers -Speech -William Carruthers -Congressional leaders meeting -Cabinet meeting -Ehrlichman -The President’s role -Agnew -Possible role -The President's role in Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Ehrlichman, Domestic Council -Bull -The President's television [TV] speech -Final draft delivery -Cabinet meeting -The President's briefing -The President's speech -Final draft delivery -Congressional leaders meeting -Cabinet meeting -Taping of the President's speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Capabilities -Speech writers -Congressional leaders meeting -Bipartisan -Republicans -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -The President's TV taping -Domestic Council -Cabinet meeting -The President's role -Haldeman's call to Claudia Johnson Second term reorganization -Lyndon Johnson’s letter writer
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Tom Johnson -Claudia Johnson -Possible ambassadorship -Call to John B. Connally -Possible United Nations [UN] delegation job -Shirley Temple Black -Call to Connally -Lyndon Johnson’s letter writer -Style -Tom Johnson Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 9:50 am. Vietnam settlement -Statement to press Haig entered at an unknown time after 9:50 am. -Foreign policy -The President's report to nation -Status of negotiations -Kissinger's report to President -Press Office -NSC The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Purpose -Jerry Persons [?] -"Big Five" Congressional leaders -Location -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Announcements -Haig, Haldeman Haig's schedule -Nguyen Van Thieu The President's schedule -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Timmons -Barry M. Goldwater -Hugh Scott -Hubert H. Humphrey -Goldwater, Humphrey -Timing -Kissinger's speech -Johnson’s funeral -Kissinger's speech -Timing -The President's TV speech -Johnson funeral ceremonies -Possible rewrite -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Location -Buchanan, Richard A. Moore, William L. Safire, Ronald L. Ziegler, Ehrlichman, Charles W. Colson and Timmons -Support from Congress -Compared to support for 1972 Moscow summit -Johnson’s death -Ehrlichman, Buchanan, Ziegler, Safire, public relations [PR] staff -Cabinet meeting -Congressional leaders meetings -Bipartisan -Republican -Budget Vietnam settlement -The President's TV speech -Location -Congress -Congressional relations -Effect -Peace -Duration -PR strategy -Congressional support for the President's policies -Request for TV time -Ziegler's press briefing -The President’s TV speech
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Location -Congress -Ehrlichman's and Ziegler's view -Supreme Court, Cabinet -Oval Office -Cease-fire -Revisions -Consultation with Congress -Theiu -Length -Public release of agreement -The President's briefing of Congressional leaders -New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune headlines -Press relations -Congress -"Peace with honor” -Reference to armed forces -Possible Congressional response Proclamations -The President's signature The President's statements on deaths -Length -Zielger's advice -Revision of statement upon Johnson's death -Editing Ziegler left at 10:08 am. The President's schedule -Congressional leaders meetings -Budget -Vietnam settlement -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Location -Johnson's funeral -Wording -References to Johnson -Youth opinion of Lyndon Johnson and war
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Revisions -Kissinger Vietnam settlement -Thieu -Ellsworth F. Bunker -South Vietnamese -Kissinger -1972 election -Timing Press relations -Kissinger -Strengths -John A. Scali, Kenneth W. Clawson, Ziegler, Safire, Buchanan, Price -Rogers -Relationship with Kissinger -State Department role in Vietnam settlement -Senate Foreign Relations Committee testimony -Kissinger -Ego -Schedule -Vietnam Settlement -Kissinger's role -Other White House staff -Kissinger briefing -Kissinger's role -Domestic Council -Human Events -Kevin P. Phillips -Vietnam settlement -Kissinger's briefing of staff -Key points -Colson -"Doves" -Plans to date -Buchanan -Kissinger's briefing for staff -Purpose -Joseph Kraft, James R. ("Scotty") Reston
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Jerold L. Schecter, Time -Possible retraction of story on Colson and John Mitchell -Ziegler -Jews -Henry Grunwald and Schecter -Kissinger's briefing Middle East -Kissinger -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Joseph Sisco -Kissinger -Judaism -State Department -White House role -Kissinger -1972 election -Regional situation -Golda Meir -Anwar el-Sadat -State Department -Kissinger -Israel -US military aid -Restraint -USSR Rogers -Richardson -Kissinger -Departure from administration -Date -Kissinger's knowledge -Replacement -[David] Kenneth Rush -Connally -Kissinger Kissinger -Relations with Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Director of Central
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) Intelligence Agency [CIA] -NSC meetings -Frequency -Richardson -Melvin R. Laird -Leaks -Rush -Rogers -Kissinger -Richardson, Rush -Health -Press relations -Kraft -Portrayals of the President, Kissinger -Ego -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Future position -Press relations -Abilities -Negotiator Vietnam settlement -Rogers, State Department’s role -The President's role -Rogers -Conversation with Haldeman -Testimony -Importance -J. William Fulbright -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Tone -EC-121 -Bombing Press relations -Bombing -New York Times, Washington Post, and Washington Star -Editorials, advertisements -Devastation in Hanoi
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d)
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -George S. McGovern -Dan Rather -Washington Post -The President’s inaugural speech -Kraft’s column -1972 campaign -McGovern [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Colson -Calling and letter writing campaign The President's letter to members of Congress -The President's supporters -Democrats, Republicans -Purpose -"Doves" -New members -Charles H. Percy -Congressional resolution on Vietnam War -Reelection chances -The President's supporters and new members -Non-supporters -Carl B. Albert, Thomas P. ("Tip") O'Neill, Percy, Robert Taft, Jr. -Percy -Vote for Mansfield amendment -Timmons, Tom C. Korologos The President's letters to other groups -Colson -Labor leaders, veterans and military organizations, civilian organizations -Preparation
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Congress -Views of Haig, Haldeman -Price -Kissinger -TV cameras -The President's handling -Participation of others -Possible response -Peace settlement -Compared to cease-fire The President talked with the White House operator at 10:47 am. [Conversation No. 404-6A] [See Conversation No. 36-68] [End of telephone conversation] Kissinger's advice -People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -The President's speech to Congress upon return from Soviet Union, 1972 Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Content -Cease-fire violations -Fragility of peace -Congressional relations -Briefings for Congressional leaders -The President's speech -Location -Oval Office -Haig's view -Capitol Hill -Signal to Hanoi
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) Stephen B. Bull entered at 10:52 am. Order [?] Bull left at 10:53 am. Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Ziegler -Price Lyndon Johnson -Death -Age -Compared to the President -Conversation with Haig Vietnam settlement -Kissinger -Message -South Vietnamese -Kissinger -Press relations -Ziegler -Clawson -Departure from airplane -Day of national mourning -Clawson -Congressional leaders -Briefing for White House staff -The President's speech -Location -Congress -Kissinger’s view Price entered at 10:54 am. -Ehrlichman, Ziegler, Buchanan, Moore, Roy L. Ash, George P. Shultz, Timmons
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Content -Day of national mourning -Attendees -Congress, government officials, Supreme Court Justices, diplomatic corps -Location -Importance -Congressional relations -Wording -Cease-fire -Kissinger's draft -Appreciation to Congressional supporters -"Peace with honor" -Public release of agreement -The President's briefing of Congressional leaders -Briefings for other Congress members -Office of Congressional Relations -Appeal to Deity [?] An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 10:54 am. Dentist visit The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 11:02 am. Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Congress -Compared to Korean War -The President's speech -Congress -Tone -Ziegler -Location -Timing -Speculation Ziegler entered at 11:02 am.
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Ziegler's briefing -Kissinger's report to President -Statement by the President -Announcement -Timing -Initialing -Signing -Congressional leaders Mansfield, Albert -Day of national mourning -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -Price’s objection -Sensitive point -Agnew Vietnam settlement -Congressional relations -Resolution of support -Economic aid to South Vietnam -The President's meeting with Congressional leaders -North Vietnam -Public release -Thieu -Reconciliation -Military aid -Economic aid -Laos, Cambodia -McGovern Press relations -Kraft -Washington Post McGovern -Political left, right -Oxford speech -Attitude of followers -Hatred Vietnam settlement
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Press relations -Response to the President's policies -Attacks on the President -The President's speech -Pearl Harbor -Impact -Oval Office Ziegler left at 11:32 am. -Long-term compared to short-term -Albert, Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Mansfield -Call from Timmons to Albert -Location of the President's speech -Oval Office or Congress -Call to Ford from Timmons -Confidentiality -Agreement with North Vietnam Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:44 am. -Gerald L. Warren's briefing -Ziegler's briefing -Connally -Location The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 11:44 am. [Conversation No. 404-6B] [See Conversation No. 36-69] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam settlement -Melvin R. Laird [?] -Rogers [?] -Congressional relations -Timmons
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Scott -Laird -Bryce N. Harlow -The President's speech -Intentions -Soviet Union -Cease-fire -Thieu -Congressional leaders' response -1972 election -Albert Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 11:31 am. Congressional relations -Albert -Ford -Albert, Democrats Call to Connally -Purpose Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Kissinger -Wording -Draft -Haig's schedule - Kissinger Haig and Price left at an unknown time before 11:55 am. The President's schedule -Yitzhak Rabin -President's meeting with Congressional leaders -Day of national mourning -The President's meeting with bipartisan Congressional leaders -Kissinger press briefing -Cabinet meeting -Meeting with bipartisan Congressional leaders
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Cabinet meeting on budget -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -Kissinger's briefing -Rabin -The President's TV speech -Ehrlichman's draft -Cabinet meeting -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Cabinet meeting -Church service -Taping of the President's speech -Congressional leadership meetings -Republican -Bipartisan President's call to Connally President's dictation machine -Repair, malfunction -Operation -Larger machine -Lincoln Sitting Room, the President's bedroom, EOB office -Portable machine Possible call to Agnew Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 11:55 am. [Conversation No. 404-6C] Request [?] [End of telephone conversation] The President's dictation machine -Operation Vietnam settlement -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-6 (cont’d) -Decision to normalize relations -Congressional relations -Albert, Timmons -Democrats -Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -The President's speech -Location -Congress -Importance -TV coverage of Lyndon Johnson’s ceremonies -TV coverage of Nixon era -Great Wall -Studio in California -PRC announcement -Cambodia -Price's opinion The President's letter to Claudia Johnson -Rose Mary Woods Haldeman left at 11:55 am.
Conversation No. 404-7 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Carl B. Albert's view -Importance of Congressional appearance -Prestige -Gerald R. Ford's view -Albert
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-7 (cont’d)
Congress -Boycott Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Albert's view Haldeman left at an unknown time before 12:08 pm.
Conversation No. 404-8 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Verification -Unknown person -Conversation with President
Conversation No. 404-9 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-70]
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-10 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:08 pm and 12:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 36-71]
Conversation No. 404-11 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Between 12:15 pm and 1:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Raymond K. Price, Jr. Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Congress -Location -Carl B. Albert, Gerald R. Ford -Wording -Henry A. Kissinger -Location -Oval Office -Briefing for bipartisan Congressional leaders and other members -Revisions -Agreement -Kissinger, Tran Van Huong -Nguyen Van Thieu and other allies -Huong -Kissinger -Consultation with Thieu -Official names for South Vietnam and North Vietnam -Aid to South Vietnam -Cease-fire violations
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Wording -Peace -The President's public statements during negotiations -Wording -George S. McGovern -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Congress -Indochina, US -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Resolution -John Kenneth Galbraith -Neville Chamberlain -Congress -POWs for US withdrawal -North Vietnamese -Laos and Cambodia -Agreement -People of North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia -Reference to POW and Missing in Action [MIA] families -Reference to Lyndon B. Johnson -Wording -Economic aid -Wording The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 12:15 pm and 12:40 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11A] -Meeting with Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] -Expected response -References to Congress -Briefing for bipartisan Congressional leaders -Economic aid -Bipartisan support for the President's policies Haldeman entered at 12:40 pm.
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d)
-Congress -Location -Mansfield -J. William Fulbright -John B. Connally -Johnson -Possible benefits -Hugh Scott -Kissinger -Possible call -Brent G. Scowcroft Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:40 pm and 12:43 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11B] [See Conversation No. 36-72] [End of telephone conversation] -Carl B. Albert, Mansfield -William C. Timmons -Mansfield Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:40 pm and 12:43 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11C] [See Conversation No. 36-140] [End of telephone conversation] -John Stennis -Haldeman's call to Timmons Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:40 pm and 12:43 pm.
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) [Conversation No. 404-11D] [See Conversation No. 36-73] [End of telephone conversation] Stennis Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:40 pm and 12:43 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11E] [See Conversation No. 36-74] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Location -Albert's and Mansfield's views -Timing -Location -Connally's and Albert's views -Bryce N. Harlow's view Ziegler entered at 12:43 pm. -Bella Abzug -Connally -Johnson -Harlow -Mansfield -Scott -Importance -Announcement -The President's speech -Location -Significance of Oval Office -Cabinet -Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Congress -Television [TV] coverage -McGovern, Abzug, Stennis -Grandstanding -Support for peace Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:43 pm and 1:01 pm. [Conversation No. 401-11F] [See Conversation No. 36-75] [End of telephone conversation] -Oval Office -Kissinger's view -Ziegler's announcement -Cabinet meeting -Bipartisan Congressional leaders briefing -White House staff briefing Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:43 pm and 1:01 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11G] [See Conversation No. 36-76] [End of telephone conversation] -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meetings -Time and place -Attendees -Jack F. Kemp -Richard S. Schweiker [The above part of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 40411G] -Senate and House Finance Committees -Wilbur D. Mills, Russell B. Long, Wallace F. Bennett
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d)
Possible call from Kissinger The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 12:43 pm and 1:01 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11H] [See Conversation No. 36-77] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Ziegler's announcement -Cabinet meeting -Senate Finance Committee -Budget meeting -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Timing Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:43 pm and 1:01 pm. [Conversation No. 404-11I] [See Conversation No. 36-78] [End of telephone conversation] -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -Ziegler's announcement -Congressional leaders meetings, Cabinet meeting [The above part of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 40411I]. -Meeting with Kissinger Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:43 and 1:01 pm.
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) [Conversation No. 404-11J] [See Conversation No. 36-79] [End of telephone conversation] -Republican Congressional leaders meeting -Samuel L. Devine, Barber B. Conable, Jr., Kemp -Purpose [The above part of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 40411J] -The President's speech -Makeup -Possible advance copies -Possible press conference -Distribution of text -Agreement with North Vietnam -Explanation to Congressional leaders Kissinger -Cook, maid Ziegler left at 1:01 pm. Soviet Union An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:01 pm. The President's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:12 pm. Vietnam settlement -Possible response -Congressional relations -Barry M. Goldwater -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Timmons
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Gerald R. Ford -Mansfield -Stennis -Johnson -Timmons -Congressional leaders The President's schedule -Vietnam settlement -Speech draft -Time of delivery -Revisions -Release of settlement Haig left at an unknown time before 1:12 pm. Price left at 1:12 pm -Request -Meetings -Statement Johnson’s funeral ceremonies -Period of mourning -Entertainment -Dinner -State visit -The President's role -Protocol -Dwight D. Eisenhower's funeral -Schedule -Church service -Motorcade -Ceremony at Capitol -Harry S. Truman's funeral -Protocol for state funeral -Possible meetings with heads of state The President's schedule -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Cabinet meeting -Meeting with George H. W. Bush -TV technique -William Carruthers -John D. Ehrlichman -Meeting with Irving Kristol -Sociologists -Vietnam War The President's role in history -Charles W. Colson -Understanding -1973 Inauguration -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Unknown man -White House staff understanding -Kristol's comments The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -The President's appearance -Ehrlichman -The President's age -Compared to Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt -Ehrlichman -Scheduling technique -Haldeman's role -Inaugural receptions -Meeting with Congressional leaders -The President's appearance -Next week's press conference -Ehrlichman -Scheduling technique -Compared to the President as Vice President -Effect -Ehrlichman, Timmons -Meetings with state Republican chairmen -Bush -Effect -The President's trips to Florida or California
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Compared to studying for exams -Recovery -Ehrlichman -Press conferences, Domestic Council -Ehrlichman -Meeting with Haldeman and Kenneth W. Clawson [?] -Choices -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Haig's trip [?] -White House staff's view -Press conference -Effect -Oval Office Buchanan -Book project -Review by the President Press relations -Coverage of Nixon family -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -White House News Summary -Tone -1973 Inauguration -The President's concerns -Haldeman's conversation with Mrs. Nixon -Special reports -TV -Written coverage -Tone -Washington Post, New York Times, Washington Star -White House News Summary articles from Phoenix -Fargo, North Dakota, Lewiston, Maine -Human events -Ehrlichman The President's schedule -Ehrlichman -Confirmation strategy -Fulbright
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d) -Peter M. Flanigan, Virginia H. Knauer, Kissinger, Roy L. Ash -Domestic Council -National Security Council [NSC] -Charles H. Percy -Ash, Knauer -Ash, Kissinger, Flanigan -Johnson services at Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch -The President's representative, Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Letter from Johnson -The President's conversation with Johnson -Spiro T. Agnew -Connally -Agnew -Cabinet meeting -Agnew's attendance -Congressional leaders meetings -Agnew -Agnew's schedule -Budget process -Possible trip to Camp David with Connally -Press conference -Eisaku Sato's visit -Prayer breakfast -Vacation in California -Timing -Counsellors' meeting -Press conference
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-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-11 (cont’d)
White House staff -Price -Work Haldeman left at 1:35 pm.
Conversation No. 404-12 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 1:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson -Location Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:39 pm.
Conversation No. 404-13 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 1:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Charles W. Colson's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:39 pm.
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-14 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 1:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked to the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-80] [There is no Conversation No. 404-15]
Conversation No. 404-16 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 1:39 pm - 1:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Mrs. Nixon. [See Conversation No. 36-81]
Conversation No. 404-17 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-82]
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-18 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:43 pm and 1:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 36-83]
Conversation No. 404-19 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Dictation machine batteries Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 404-20 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-20 (cont’d) [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 404-21 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Dictation machine batteries Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 404-22 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files.
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-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-23 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Speech on Vietnam settlement -"Peace with honor" -Effect of bombing
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 404-24 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 1:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-84]
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 404-25 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:53 pm and 1:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?].
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Charles W. Colson [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 1:59 pm.
Conversation No. 404-26 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: 1:59 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Colson's lawsuit against Time -Publicity -Wire services -Colson’s conversations -Libel suits -Richard G. Kleindienst’s analysis
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d) -Hung jury -Settlement -Hill case before Supreme Court Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Timing -Conditions -Cease-fire in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia -Right of South Vietnam to hold elections -The President's strategy against opponents -White Hose staff meeting -Henry A. Kissinger -December 1972 bombing -Tone -Colson's role -Kenneth W. Clawson, Herbert G. Klein, John A. Scali -Labor leaders -Calls -Personal letters from the President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's list -Frank E. Fitzsimmons, George Meany -Veterans leaders and other groups -Kissinger -Tone -Announcement by Colson and Scali -Political left -Unknown man -Statement -Duration -Possible effect -The President's opponents -Attacks compared to attacks on Herbert Hoover -Counterattacks -Effect -Tone -The President's goals in Southeast Asia -Future -Cease-fire -Violations
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d) -Cambodia -US withdrawal -Prisoners of War [POWs] -The President's opponents -Republicans -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., William B. Saxbe, Jacob K. Javits, Clifford P. Case -George D. Aiken -Meeting with Colson -Attendance at Congressional leaders meeting -Call from Colson -Hugh Scott -Aiken -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Aiken -Remarks -Meeting with Colson -Support for President -Possible counterattacks -"Doves" effect -Aiken -Criticism of President -Counterattacks -Raymond K. Price [?] -Press relations -The President’s opponents -Congress -The President's speech -Audience -Importance -Length -Congress -Equal time -The President's opponents in press -Scali's view -Clawson's view Support for the President's decisions -Laos, Cambodia, Peking -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird, White House staff
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:59 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. Vietnam settlement -The President's speech -Timing White House staff -Haldeman -Loyalty -Haldeman, Colson, and Patrick J. Buchanan -Principles -The President's inaugural speech -The President's conversation with Haldeman -Conservatives -Dwight D. Eisenhower's staff -Washington Post Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:59 pm. Colson's plans -Washington Post, Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger, Haldeman -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Thieu's response -October 1972 agreements -1972 election Vietnam settlement -Possibility of earlier settlement -1973 Inauguration
-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d) Press relations -Colson's interview with Time -Ronald L. Ziegler -Jerold L. Schecter -The President’s courage -Effect of peer groups -Schecter -Press as the enemy -Scali's view -Loyalty to United Nations, to the President -Compared to Klein -Clawson -Background -Wife -Future -Labor report -Ziegler Scali -Personality -Future Klein -Personality Laird -Personality 1972 campaign [?] Rogers [?] -State department Elliot L. Richardson Bureaucracy Vietnam settlement -Controversy -Press relations
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d) -Bombing -Effect -Press relations -Concerns -Joseph W. Alsop [?] -Answers -Henry Grewhite [?] -Paul Harvey -The President’s accuracy
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Conclusion -George S. McGovern -Democratic Party -Opinion of the President’s policies -US interests [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President's opponents -"Doves" -Buchanan -Goal of the President's plan -Mathias, Saxbe, McGovern, Donald Riegle, Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr., Mansfield, J. William Fulbright -"Doves" -Frank F. Church -McGovern's remarks on era of good feelings -The President's plan -Possible speech -Agnew -Attack on press -"Doves" -Agnew's role -Effect
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 404-26 (cont’d) -"Doves" -Expected response to cease-fire, bombing Colson left at 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 404-27 Date: January 23, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 4:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez at an unknown time after 2:30 pm. The President’s schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:09 pm.