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Date: 
Jan 25, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 405-1 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:38 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Lyndon B. Johnson -Memorial service at Capitol Vietnam settlement -President’s goals -“Peace with honor” H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 405-2 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:38 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Vietnam settlement -Conversation with Henry A. Kissinger and Charles W. Colson -Kissinger -Congressional relations
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-2 (cont’d) -Support for President -“Doves” -Public relations [PR] -Surrogates -“Peace with honor” -Coalition government -South Vietnam’s rights -End of war -50 million people of Indochina -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US withdrawal -October 1972 agreements -Kissinger -Congressional resolution -Vote -December 1972 bombing -Effect -President's opponents -Surrender -Future of South Vietnam -Communist government -“Peace with honor” -Kissinger -Congressional relations -Briefing
Conversation No. 405-3 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:38 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Deliveries -Tape Rose Mary Woods
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-3 (cont’d) The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:38 am.
Conversation No. 405-4 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:38 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-110]
Conversation No. 405-5 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 8:38 am - 8:39 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 36-111]
Conversation No. 405-6 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:39 am and 9:01 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. President's schedule -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:01 am.
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 405-7 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 9:01 am - 9:03 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule [?] Bull left at an unknown time before 9:03 am.
Conversation No. 405-8 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:01 am and 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum. Memorandum [?]
Conversation No. 405-9 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 9:05 am – 9:34 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's speech on 1974 budget -Preparation -George P. Shultz
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-9 (cont’d) -Vietnam settlement -John D. Ehrlichman -Congressional relations -Spiro T. Agnew [?] -Roy L. Ash -Strategy -Congressional relations -Details compared to overall concept -Programs -Taxes -Congress -Cabinet meeting -Ehrlichman -Ash -Earl L. Butz -Rogers C. B. Morton -Timing -Ehrlichman -Ronald L. Ziegler -Timing -William E. Timmons, Ash -President's revisions in drafts -Continental Divide -Method of press coverage -Ehrlichman, Ziegler -Relation to Vietnam settlement -Congress -Ehrlichman's work with John A. Volpe -Agnew -Strategy -Timmons -Method of press coverage -Radio, television [TV] -President's response to draft -Cabinet meeting -Agnew [?] -Volpe Lyndon B. Johnson’s funeral -Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-9 (cont’d) -Photographs with President -President's role -Military attache, Claudia Johnson -Wreath-laying President's speech on 1974 budget -Length -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Method of press coverage -Publicity -Congressional relations -Ehrlichman's view on importance -Vietnam settlement 1974 budget meeting -Shultz's role -President's role -Taxes Cabinet meeting -Elliot L. Richardson -Peter J. Brennan -Ability -Morton -Value -George W. Romney -Frederick B. Dent -George H. W. Bush -Inclusion in future meetings -Agnew Stephen B. Bull entered at 9:34 am. Lyndon Johnson’s funeral -Departure time for President -Logistics -Claudia Johnson and family -Weather in Texas President's speech on 1974 budget
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-9 (cont’d) -Revisions -Price -Length President, Haldeman, and Bull left at 9:35 am.
Conversation No. 405-10 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 12:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:16 pm.
Conversation No. 405-11 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 12:45 pm - 2:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Lyndon B. Johnson’s funeral
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-11 (cont’d) -President's 1974 budget speech -John D. Ehrlichman -Press coverage -Television [TV] -Preparation -Revisions -Ehrlichman -Vietnam settlement -George P. Shultz -Compared to December1972 bombing -Haldeman’s responsibility -Henry A. Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Ehrlichman, Haldeman -Scheduling techniques -Fatigue -Press conference -Ehrlichman -Meeting of a council Executive privilege -Recommendation -William P. Rogers -Conversation with President -Ehrlichman -Bryce N. Harlow -Director of the Budget -Congressional relations -Ehrlichman's view -Law -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Budget -Directors of National Security Council [NSC], Central Intelligence Agency [CIA], Domestic Council -Cost of Living Council -Ronald L. Ziegler -Unknown man -Work out of White House
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-11 (cont’d) President's schedule -Ehrlichman's and Haldeman's roles -Press conferences -Kissinger, Rogers -Staff meeting -Haldeman and Ziegler -Shultz -Roy L. Ash -Ehrlichman -Executive privilege issue -Meeting -Ehrlichman -Ziegler -Event for end of week -Ehrlichman -Agenda Cabinet -Appointments -Ehrlichman President's schedule -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Kissinger -Roosevelt Room -Board of directors -National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -Swearing-in of Cabinet -Kissinger -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Press conference -Vietnam settlement -National Day of Prayer -Cease-fire -Press coverage -Possible speech by President -Proclamation -Crowd -Ceremony at air base
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-11 (cont’d) -Band -Congressional resolution -Silent prayer -President's guests -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -William T. Cahill -Donald McI.. Kendall [?] -Ehrlichman's and Haldeman's roles -Allocation of time -Cabinet -Congress -President's speech on 1974 budget -Ehrlichman Haldeman left at 2:16 pm.
Conversation No. 405-12 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:16 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Delivery to Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Unnamed secretary Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 405-13 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:16 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-13 (cont’d)
Delivery of President's speech Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 405-14 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:16 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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President's speech -Final draft Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 405-15 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:16 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-15 (cont’d) Delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 405-16 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: 3:31 pm - 4:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson and H. R. (“Bob”)Haldeman. President's schedule Vietnam settlement -Cease-fire announcement -Congressional resolution -Frank F. Church -Gerald R. Ford -Phrasing -Vote -Content -Church -Content -Hawks -Press relations -November 3, 1969 speech -Potential stories -Ronald L. Ziegler -Television [TV] -John F. Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson -James C. Hagerty's work -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Ziegler -Personal qualities of President's leadership -Courage, steadfastness -Editorials
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d)
Leadership -Kennedy -Health -Public opinion -President’s image -Personal qualities -Public opinion -Vietnam negotiations [?] -Important decisions -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz and Spiro T. Agnew -Purpose -Public perception -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -May 8, 1972 decision and Cambodia decision -Second term -Middle East crisis -Accomplishments -Trips to PRC and Soviet Union -Economy -End of Vietnam War -Kennedy -Image -Cuban Missile Crisis -Kennedy's actions -Soviet Union -Book -Manufactured crises -Myth-making -Haldeman’s view Press relations -Colson’s report -Church -Organization -Watergate -Focus
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d) Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:31 pm. President's speech -Delivery of draft -Delay Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm. Campus disturbances -Firings [?] -Vietnam War -Columbia University -Jews [?] -University of California Los Angeles [UCLA] -Student attitudes -Teaching -1972 election victory -PRC trip, Chou En-lai -Democrats, Republicans -1968 -Republican President -Students -Misdirection Vietnam settlement -Bombing -Henry A. Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Press relations -“Today” -Melvin R. Laird Public relations [PR] -William P. Rogers -Henry M. (‘Scoop”) Jackson -Republicans, Democrats -Peter J. Brennan and hardhats -Rogers
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d)
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Democratic candidates -Press relations -Johnson -Joseph W. Alsop [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
President's possible press conferences -Rogers -Press requests -President's role in Vietnam settlement -Haig -New York Times -Kissinger's role in Vietnam settlement Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:31 pm. Delivery of draft of President's speech Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm. Vietnam settlement -Kissinger's role -President's role -Subtlety -Johnson Previous evening's event [?] Congressional relations -Letters -Announcement -Modifications -William E. Timmons
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d) -President's supporters -Charles H. Percy -William B. Saxbe -President's thanks to supporters -Personal letters -Timmons -Reactions -Republican Party President's opposition -Attitudes -Hatred -Democratic Party -Hubert H. Humphrey -Clark M. Clifford Federal Communications Commission [FCC] Press relations Vietnam settlement -TV -Announcement -Press relations [?] -Kissinger -Briefings [?] -John A. Scali -Wire service reports -PR strategy -TV -Editorial comments -Effect -May 8, 1972 decision [?] -Press relations [?] -Haig -1973 Inauguration -“Bug out” -“Doves” -Public opinion -President’s speech
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d)
Johnson’s funeral -Minister's message -Johnson’s staffers -President's relations -Marvin Watson -George Christian -Kennedy 1973 Inauguration -Johnson’s death Vietnam settlement -Signing -Rogers -Returning armed service members -Publicity -Crowd -Prisoners of War [POWs] -President’s schedule -Signing -Presidential proclamation -Frank Stanton -Schedule -American Red Cross [?] -Colson’s contact -President’s schedule -Radio speech Colson left at 4:33 pm. President's schedule -Meeting -Budget -John D. Ehrlichman -Haldeman's role -Executive privilege -John W. Dean's possible attendance -Rogers
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 405-16 (cont’d) Haldeman left at 4:33 pm.