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Date: 
Jul 20, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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Conversation No. 540-1 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:35 am and 7:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger. The Vietnam War -Kissinger -Present status of negotiations -John C. Stennis -Statement of position on type of settlement -Cease fire -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Self determination -Congress -F. Edward Herbert -Michael (Mike) Mansfield -Stennis Rogers and Kissinger left at an unknown time before 7:53 am.
Conversation No. 540-2 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:35 am and 7:53 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service agents) entered..
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Conv. No. 540-2 (cont.)
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EMERGENCY PLANS
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Conversation No. 540-3 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:35 am and 7:53 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Conv. No. 540-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 540-4 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: 7:53 am - 8:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. US-Peoples Republic of China [PRC] relations -Forthcoming briefing of Congressional leaders on US relations with PRC -Attendees -William P. Rogers -Tone -Kissinger -Calligraphy, notes -Need to maintain secrecy during negotiations -Pentagon Papers citation -Attendees -John G. Tower, Peter H. Dominick -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with conservatives -Possible answer to questions about Taiwan [Republic of China] -Kissingers July 19, 1971 meeting with columnist -Hugh S. Sidey -Richard Wilson -Edward W. Carter
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News headlines -Peking, China -PRC support of North Vietnam -US -Taiwan
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TAIWAN
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-July 19, 1971 meeting with Congressional leaders -Newspaper and media coverage -James B. ("Scotty") Reston -Trip to the PRC -Hospitalization -Forthcoming meetings with conservatives -Kissinger's July 19, 1971 meeting with columnists -Kevin P. Phillips -Topics -Secrecy and confidentiality -Kissinger's forthcoming meetings with conservatives -Schedule -The President's schedule -Discussion of John B. Connally's situation -Senior Review Group -Unknown staff member Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger's forthcoming trip to Paris -Kissinger's forthcoming September 1971 trip to the PRC
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An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 7:53 am. William P. Rogers The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:05 am. Conv. No. 540-4 (cont.) Vietnam negotiations -Possibility of settlement -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Kissinger's possible itinerary -Presidential election campaign in South Vietnam -Possible US tactics -Ellsworth F. Bunker, Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Effect on Nguyen Van Thieu -Type of agreement -Revealing secret talks -Thieu The Soviet Union [USSR] -Possibility of summit meeting -Effect of PRC initiative -Kissinger's Conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Announcement -PRC trip -Timing Kissinger and the President left at 8:05 am.
Conversation No. 540-5 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:05 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service agents) entered.
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[Unintelligible] The unknown men (Secret Service agents) left.
Conversation No. 540-13 Conv. No. 540-4 (cont.) Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:05 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office An unknown man talked with an unknown man. [Conversation No. 540-13A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 540-14 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:05 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service agents) entered. [Unintelligible] An unknown man spoke with an unknown man at an unknown time between 8:05 am and 10:23 am. [Conversation No. 540-14A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation]
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[Unintelligible] An unknown man talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:05 am and 10:23 am. [Conversation No. 540-14B] Conv. No. 540-5 (cont.) [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation] The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 10:23 am.
Conversation No. 540-6 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:29 am and 11:07 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Robert J. Dole -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:24 am; Bull left at an unknown time before 10:28 am. Schedule -James O. Eastland -Henry A. Kissinger briefing -Request for photograph -Time Butterfield left at 10:28 am.
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Conversation No. 540-7 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: 10:29 am - 11:07 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Conv. No. 540-14 (cont.)
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Effect of current events -US-People's Republic of China [PRC] opening -Press speculation The economy -Congressmen and senators -Campaign issue -Possible economic briefing -John B. Connally, George P. Shultz -Maurice H. Stans -Senate campaign committee -Peter H. Dominick -Shultz -Possible briefing -Size of group
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-Senators -Members of the House -Timing Foreign relations -Milwaukee meeting of officials -US-PRC opening -Emphasis on the positive -The President's leadership -Alfred M. Landon -Kansas City meeting -Vietnam War -PRC -Possible settlement -Taiwan [Republic of China] issue -Doles possible comments -Doles possible trip to Taiwan -Dole's position as Republican National Committee [RNC] chairman -Coordination with Henry A. Kissinger -Vietnam and the peace issue -Republican Party -Democratic Party Issues -The Pentagon Papers -Doles comments -The Democrats -Need to emphasize issue -Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Edmund S. Muskie -The economy -Present rate of employment -Geographical areas -Congress -Public works legislation -Appalachia -John Sherman Cooper -Work on compromise -Creation of jobs -Revenue sharing -Property taxes -Presidents previous comments
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-Kansas City -Chicago -Public perceptions -Mayors, governors -Taxpayers Foreign relations -The PRC initiative -The Vietnam war -Democratic comments -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Statement about the President -Poll of public opinion -Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Republicans -Attitudes -Charles H. Percy, Jacob K. Javits -Shultz -Mark O. Hatfield -Proposal -PRC initiative -Taiwan issue -Dominick, [Name unintelligible] -Republican emphasis on the peace issue -The Vietnam War -Democrats responsibility
Conv. No. 540-7 (cont.)
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Blacks
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-Vice President Spiro T. Agnews comments -African heritage -Comparison between Blacks in Africa and in the US -Context of US white society -Role in administration -Arthur Fletcher Women -Jobs in the administration -Bella S. Abzug Blacks -Congress Minorities -Mexican-Americans -Possible appointee to the Treasurer's post -Connally's recommendation -Preferred qualities Youth -John D. Ehrlichman Foreign relations -The Mansfield Amendment -Draft -Volunteer Army
Conv. No. 540-7 (cont.)
An unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 10:29 am. Schedule -Size of group The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 11:07 am. PRC initiative -Possible effect on Vietnam War -Settlement -Editorial by William F. Knowland -Herbert G. Klein -Concept of "Peace with honor" -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson
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-William P. Rogers -Editorial by James Sullivan -Eugene C. Pulliam -David Lawrence -Felix McKnight (?) -Appeal to youth on foreign policy accomplishments -Connally -US relations with the Soviet Union [USSR] -Arms limitation -Effectiveness of appeal of foreign policy issues Presidents Kansas City speech The economy -Unemployment -Michigan -Southern California -South Carolina Gifts Haldeman et al. left at 11:07 am.
Conv. No. 540-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 540-8 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:07 am and 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 11:09 am.
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Conversation No. 540-9 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:09 am and 1:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?]. George P. Shultz -Forthcoming meeting Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
John D. Ehrlichman entered at 11:09 am; the unknown person [Bull?] left before 1:21 pm. The President's trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Henry A. Kissinger -Trip advance preparations -Ehrlichman School desegregation -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Edward L. Morgan's handling of issue -Elliot L. Richardson -Shultz -Committees -HEW -Staff -Presidents position -Leaks -Texas -Lawsuits -Funding -Morgan -Strategy for delay -Richardson -Edith Green -Timing -Congressional adjournment -Forthcoming economic action -Shultz, Leonard Garment Family assistance
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-Senate Finance Committee -John C. Williams role The Pentagon Papers Family assistance and welfare reform -The President's conversation with John B. Connally -Effectiveness of issue in political terms -Polls -The working poor -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan's theories -Support for the President -Voting record -Effectiveness of efforts in helping the poor -Ehrlichmans conversation with Richardson Stephen B. Bull (?) entered at an unknown time after 11:09 am. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 1:21 pm Welfare -Psychology -The Presidents view -Effect on recipients of being on welfare -Acceptance of charity -Growth of welfare psychology -Effect on presidents policies -The President's family
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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-Attitude toward welfare -Present system -Need for change -Impossibility of total abolition of welfare -Propose reforms -Efforts to put more people on the payroll -Premiums on working and penalties on welfare -Study of implementation effort -James H. Cavanaugh -HEW -Richardson -Possible effect of passage of present legislation -Possibility of Congressional action -Russell B. Long, Abraham A. Ribicoff -Cavanaugh study -Richardson -Ronald W. Reagan's position on welfare reform -Recent meeting with Richardson -Requested meeting with the President -August 1971 The Department of Justice -Number of staff members with Ivy League background -The President's comment to Robert C. Mardian -Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Penn -Statistics -Appointees
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
The Pentagon Papers -Richard H. Ichord -Disinclination to pursue matter in his House Internal Security Committee -Possible forthcoming bid for gubernatorial job -Need to appeal to liberal voters -F. Edward Herbert, Leslie C. Arends -Interest in investigation -Selection of junior member of Congress to handle case -Chance for a special Congressional counsel to make a name for himself -White House staff efforts
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-Egil G. (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Charles M. Cooke, Jr.'s meetings with Daniel Ellsberg Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:09 am. Unknown Senator -Possible meeting with the President Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 11:46 am. The Pentagon Papers case -Cooke-Ellsberg contacts -Planned polygraph test -Richard G. Kleindienst -Preparations -Kleindienst -Richardson -Questions -Rogers -National Security Council [NSC] documents in possession of Sen. Charles Mc. Mathias -Request for return -Rogers -Ehrlichman -Kleindienst to request return F. Donald Nixon -F. Donald Nixon, Jr. -Conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -European trip
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-Robert Vesco, Bernard Cornfeld -Investigation -Edward C. Nixon's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman about presidential library -F. Donald Nixon -Business dealings with Gilbert R. J. Straub, Vesco
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Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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Consumer sentiment -Edwin L. Harper's memorandum -Shultz
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Republican leaders meeting, July 20, 1971 -Congressmen's reaction to Peoples Republic of China [PRC] briefing -Lack of reaction -Kissinger's discussion of developments -Norris Cotton's reaction -Contrast to Democratic President and leaders scenario -Dangers of speculation Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -Vietnam War -Settlement -Lack of reaction by leaders -Presidential leadership -Robert J. Dole -Peter H. Dominick -Robert P. Griffin -John B. Anderson -Presidents role -Richard H. Poff -Ehrlichman, Shultz The Bohemian Grove -Invitation for Ehrlichman to speak -PRC talking points -Kissinger The PRC initiative -Public reaction -Contrast to Congressional leaders meeting Congressional liaison -Clark MacGregor -Congressional support for the President -Democrats -Margaret Chase Smith -Poff Shultz entered at 11:46 am. July 20, 1971 Congressional leaders meeting -Lack of reaction by leaders to the President's PRC initiative -Kissinger -Cotton
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-Complaints about the economy -Anderson
Economic briefing by Shultz -Nineteen Republicans up for Congressional re-election -Dole -Dominick -The Vietnam war -Impact of war on economy -Peace issue -Current economic conditions -Congressmen -Briefings by Shultz, John B. Connally -Peace issue -Griffin -Knowledge of economic matters -Circulation of columns -Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Scott The economy -Public perceptions -Polls -Consumer sentiment -Influences -Action taken on the economy -Eliot Janeway -Predictions -Predictions for autumn 1971 -Comparison with the Kennedy administration -Griffin -Reporting and forecasting -Republicans -Racists -Peter M. Flanigan -Assignment -Retailers -Retail sales situation -Anderson -Inventories -Steel -Foreign imports
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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Public service jobs -Funding situation -Appropriation -Bill signing -Time needed for passage -Post-Labor Day prediction -Reasons for delay Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -MacGregor -Distribution of funds -San Clemente meeting -Shultz -Appointment of disbursement agent -States, locales -California -Report by [unintelligible name] [Foy?] -Reagan's perceptions Perception of administration -Economy -PRC initiative Tax reform -Connally -Wilbur D. Mills bill -Proposals -Value added tax -Mills -Tactics -Revenue sharing -Tax credit, tax relief -Proposals for tax relief -Lack of comment from Connally -Effects of tax relief and revenue sharing on the taxpayer -Mills Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Connallys conversation with the President -Arthur F. Burns -Burns -Request for a meeting with the President -Dwight L. Chapin
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-Quadriad -Forthcoming meeting with Shultz -Economic prediction -Inflation, recovery -Statistics released -Burns -Connally -Milton Friedman -Future meetings -Money supply -Possible vacancy -Possible intent of Burns's meeting -Candidate for appointment -Connally's search -Populist President of the Steelworkers Union I[lworth] W. Abel -Telephone -Forthcoming letter to the President -Support for possible steel merger -Reasons for delay -Investigation -Anti-trust laws -Richard W. McLaren -Administrations position -Abel's views American Telephone and Telegraph [AT&T] -H. I. Romnes -Telephone call to the President -Labor settlement -Possible call from the President -Stance on regional wage differentials Postal settlement -Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Efforts Wage settlements -1972 projections
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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-Shultz's forthcoming briefing -Railroads Steel industry -Possibility of strike -The Presidents view -James D. Hodgson -Businesses view Longshoremen -West Coast strike Productivity Commission -Forthcoming conference in September -George Meany -Possible forthcoming telephone call from Shultz -Stance -Tactics towards labor -Meany -Partisan action -Coordination with Carl B. Albert -Democratic attacks -Effect of the President's PRC announcement Timing of the PRC announcement -Focus of news media -Same day announcement of presidential candidacy by Senator Fred Harris
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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Forthcoming meeting -The President, Ehrlichman, Shultz, Connally, Charles W. Colson -Productivity Commission -Meany's recent actions -Possible reaction -Polls -Public opinion of labor unions -Labor support for the President Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -Teamsters, construction trades, New York groups -Meany -Schedule -Usery -Colson -Connally -Preparation for meeting -Hodgson, Maurice H. Stans -Political considerations -J. Curtis Counts Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Personnel -Arnold R. Weber -Return to University of Chicago -Replacement -Frank C. Carlucci -Ehrlichman, Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Abolition -Downgrading agency -Carlucci's replacement as OEO head -[John O.?] Wilson -Wesley Hjornevik -Carlucci -Announcement -California Rural Legal Assistance [CRLA] settlement -Alan Cranston Economic statistics -Major statistical agencies -Agriculture, Labor, Commerce -Consolidation
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-Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Goldstein [Leon Greenberg (sic)] -Hodgson -Julius Shiskin -Margaret Martin Executive pay schedule -Memorandum to the President from Shultz Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -OMB Deputy director job -Ash Council recommendations -Pay scale -Weinberger -Public perception salary increases -Contrast to industry wages -Level IV, Level II -Burns, Weinberger -Problem of attracting potential job applicants -William M. Magruder of the Department of Transportation -Conflict with fight against inflation -Congressional review -Carlucci -Level II job -Quadrennial executive pay review -New commission -Timing -Ash Council -Burns conversation with Weinberger Department of the Treasury -Connally's authority -Raise in under secretary level -The Bureau of Customs -Increase in number of slots -Krogh -Recommendation on request -Connally, John N. Mitchell -Connally's inquiries -Impetus from Eugene T. Rossides Office of Science and Technology [OST] -Deputy for Dr. Edward E. David, Jr.
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-Level IV job -Role of office -Research and development field -Peter G. Peterson, Productivity Commission -Research and development efforts -Increase in slots -Possible restructuring effort Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) National Urban League -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. -Shultz's appearance -Whitney M. Young, Jr. -Possible speech on civil rights topic -Spiro T. Agnew -The President's comments to Robert J. Brown -African heritage issue -Agnews remarks -African leaders -Sese Seko Mobutu -Slavery, cannibalism Blacks -Roy Wilkins' comments -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -The President's incumbency -Agnew's remarks -Reaction -Black caucus -The press -Appeal to voters Africa -Mobutu, Jomo Kenyatta -African Countries -Nature of governments -William V.S. Tubman, Kenyatta, Mobutu -Compared to Latin America -Mobutu -Reception of Visitors -Agnew
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Agnew -Press relations -Effect of relaxation -Recollection of "fat Jap" comment National Urban League -Administration relationship -Young -Presidents eulogy -[Unintelligible name] -Letter after meeting Revenue sharing -Proposals -Mills' efforts -John W. Byrnes -Nelson A. Rockefeller's plan -Mills -General revenue sharing, special revenue sharing National Urban League -Shultzs forthcoming address -Agnews comments about blacks -The President's eulogy of Young -National Urban League leadership -Letter from the President -Raymond K. Price, Jr., Leonard Garment Agnew -Efforts to restrain Agnew's comments -Ehrlichmans conversation with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Meeting with Mobutu -The PRC Initiative -Cable -Kissinger -Release -As representative of the President -Solidarity with the President's views by the Vice President and Cabinet -Walter J. Hickel -Nixon as Vice President -Dwight D. Eisenhower
Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
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-1956 Suez crisis -1956 Hungarian revolution -1959 economic action -Burns, John N. Mitchell, the President -Robert O. Anderson -[Unintelligible name] -Stans -Credibility Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -Need for restraint -Bryce N. Harlow's experiences during Agnew's trip to Korea -Staff -The Presidents view -Agnew's relations with his staff and Secret Service -Comparison with the President Staff relations -The President -The Vice President -Dignity of office Connally -Willingness to speak out -Mills -July 15, 1971 press conference -Misleading press report of statement on unemployment -Mills
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Paul W. McCracken
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-Requested meeting with the President -Plans to return to teaching -Timing -Current state of the economy and possible future action The economy -Actions of congressmen, senators Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.) -Connallys theory -Burns -Influence -Forthcoming briefings of Administrations position -Shultz, Connally -William E. Timmons -Timing -Fact sheet -Senators -Joint presentation -Location -Kissinger's meetings with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Campaign spending reform -Status of legislation Scheduling -Connally meeting -Response to Meany Ehrlichman and Shultz left at 1:21 pm.
Conversation No. 540-10 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown after 1:21 pm and 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Group of African athletes
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-Tour of the White House -Henry C. Cashen, II, Charles W. Colson, H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Chairman of fundraising effort -Athletes Butterfield left at 1:25 pm. Conv.No. 540-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 540-11 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: 1:26 pm - 1:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Domestic issues Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -George P. Shultzs meeting with the National Urban League -Relaxed attitude towards the press, staff and the Secret Service -Comparison with the President -The President's treatment of secretaries and low-level staff -Agnew's consciousness of rank -Recent trip -Reaction of the press The President and Haldeman left at 1:29 pm.
Conversation No. 540-12 Date: July 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:29 pm and 1:31 pm Location: Oval Office
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Unknown men (Secret Service) entered. [General conversation] The President -Schedule -Location Conv. No. 540-11 (cont.) [Pause] [Unintelligible] This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 1:31 pm.