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Date: 
Aug 03, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 760-1 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 8:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Possible meeting with Henry A. Kissinger [?] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:10 am.
Conversation No. 760-2 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 8:10 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 28-47]
Conversation No. 760-3 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:28 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 8:28 am.
Conversation No. 760-4 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:28 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:28 am.
Conversation No. 760-5 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:28 am
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 28-48]
Conversation No. 760-6 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 8:28 am - 8:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s previous call to the President -George D. Aiken amendment -Edward W. Brooke amendment -Senate Republicans -The President’s possible actions Vietnam negotiations -News summary -Critics of the Administration -Effect of 1972 election -North Vietnamese -The Administration -Liberals in Congress -Possible acknowledgement of progress in negotiations -Increase of Congressional support for the Administration -Aiken -Implication of progress through continued negotiations -Increase of Congressional support -Adverse reaction from North Vietnamese
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Passage of Brooke amendment -North Vietnamese reaction -Possible acknowledgement of progress -Increase of Congressional support -North Vietnamese reaction -Congressional support for the Administration’s policies -Congressional schedule -The President’s previous conversation with Aiken -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Thomas J. McIntyre -Thomas C. Korologos -Protection of private channel for negotiations -The President's conversation with Congressman -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Charles H. Percy -Desire of Senate for role in foreign policy -Marlow W. Cook -Ted Stevens -Kissinger's previous meeting with Congressional leaders -Compared to Cabinet -Role of the Cabinet in foreign policy -Nelson A. Rockefeller as hypothetical secretary of state -John B. Connally -John N. Mitchell -Agnew -Support for the President’s May 8, 1972 proposal -Withdrawal of US forces -Brooke amendment -North Vietnamese view -Exchange of prisoners of war [POWs] for withdrawal of US forces -Exchange of POWs for end of bombing, mining, and withdrawal of US forces -Removal of Nguyen Van Thieu -End of US military and economic aid to South Vietnam -Brooke amendment -Possible compromise by Hugh Scott -Possible break in negotiations -The President’s view
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -POWs -The President’s previous press conference -Robert J. Dole -Kissinger's relationships -Percy -Mathias -Agnew's view -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Agnew -Percy -Kissinger’s view Federal government -Proposed reorganization after 1972 election -Andrew Jackson -Department of Defense [DOD] -State Department -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Elliot L. Richardson -Need for loyalty Vietnam -Press -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Robert B. Semple, Jr. -Article on negotiations -Kissinger’s trip to Paris -Sources for article -State Department -Separation of military and political issues -Thieu State Department -Marshall Green -Involvement in foreign policy -William P. Rogers -Involvement in negotiations during the President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Andrei A. Gromyko
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Plenary sessions -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s view Vietnam negotiations -Chances for success -Kissinger’s view -Political elements of the negotiations -The President's view -Soviet Union -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Thieu -South Vietnam -Compared to Israel -Damage to North Vietnam -Chances for survival -1972 election -Possible collapse of South Vietnam -Timing -Effect on US foreign policy -Collapse in several years -Collapse in several months -Theiu -PRC -Domestic impact -Public reaction to collapse after a year -Possible settlement in October 1972 -Compared to Algeria -North Vietnam The President’s possible meeting with Kissinger and Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Lack of flights over North Vietnam -News summary -Lack of bombing of fixed targets -Armed recce -Surface-to-air missile [SAM] sites -Timing
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Moorer’s schedule -Forthcoming Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] meeting Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:28 am. The President's schedule -Telephone call from John O. Marsh, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 8:48 am. The President talked with the White House operator at 8:48 am. The President talked with Marsh between 8:48 am and 8:54 am. [Conversation No. 760-6A] [See Conversation No. 28-49; one item has been withdrawn] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Passage of Brooke amendment -Negotiations -1972 election -Possible breakdown of talks -Congress -Chances for success -Kissinger's forthcoming trip to Saigon -Negotiations -Discussions in various forums -Plenary sessions -Possible standstill ceasefire -North Vietnamese offer -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Brooke amendment -Offer of POWs for withdrawal of US forces -Ceasefire
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Kissinger left at 8:57 am.
Conversation No. 760-7 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 9:09 am - 9:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Rose Mary Woods’s schedule The unknown person left at 9:10 am.
Conversation No. 760-8 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:12 am.
Conversation No. 760-9 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 9:12 am - 10:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Herbert G. Klein and his staff -Klein’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Elaine (Schwartzenburg) Edwards -Photograph session -Forthcoming trip to Thomas B. McCabe, Jr.’s residence -John N. Mitchell -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Robert H. Abplanalp -Robert H. Finch -Speech -Forthcoming meeting on the Sequoia -Finch -Klein -Clark MacGregor -Ronald L. Ziegler -Bryce N. Harlow -John D. Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -Klein -Frederic V. Malek -California Rose Mary Woods entered at 9:22 am.
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Woods left at 9:24 am. Woods -Ability to complete certain tasks -Stephen B. Bull
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Ehrlichman entered at 9:44 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Ollie Matson -Matson’s forthcoming induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame -The President’s meeting with Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Klein -Ziegler -Colson An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:44 am. [Forthcoming meeting on the Sequoia] -MacGregor -Ziegler The Administration’s policies -George A. Smathers -Ford Motor Company -Henry E. Ford,II The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:00 am. -Ford -Smathers -Support for the Administration -Clark M. Clifford
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Passage of the Edward W. Brooke amendment -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s previous conversation with the President -The President's previous conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Vietnam negotiations -Publicity of progress -Possible effect on Brooke amendment vote -Possible effect on negotiations -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -James L. [?] Buckley -Kissinger’s conversations with Senators -Charles H. Percy -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Kissinger’s previous assistance to Senators -Agnew’s previous conversation with Kissinger -Investigative agencies -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Department of Justice -Investigations of the President after his terms as Vice President -Investigation of income tax returns -Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] -News stories about investigations
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13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Watergate -Washington Post article -Headline Government investigations -Democrats -Investigations of financial contributions -George S. McGovern -Democratic National Committee -IRS -Justice Department -Anti-trust -Use of administration power -Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr. -Strategy -Lyndon B. Johnson -Previous investigations of the President -1952 -Harry S. Truman -1962 -1960 -The President’s previous meeting with Nikita S. Khrushchev -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Bureaucracy -Tom C. Huston -IRS -Head [Johnnie M. Walters?] -David M. Kennedy -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -Shultz -The President’s view -Connally -Haldeman’s view -Connally’s possible possession of IRS files -Democrats -McGovern -O’Brien
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -IRS -Justice Department -Defense Department -Ehrlichman’s request -McGovern's service record -Carl S. Wallace -Melvin R. Laird -David R. Young, Jr. -Daniel Ellsberg -Cooperation -Laird -Shultz -Richard G. Kleindienst -Shultz Personnel in government -Abe Fortas -Johnson -Staffing of government positions -IRS -Justice Department -Treasury Department -Johnson -Malek -Need for list of administration appointees -Phillip S. (“Sam”) Hughes -General Accounting Office [GAO] -Bureau of the Budget -Retirement -Elmer B. Staats -Harlow -IRS -Possible appointment in education position -James S. Coleman -The education establishment -The President’s view -National Education Association [NEA] -Coleman
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] -Elliot L. Richardson -Coleman -Need for loyalty -Unknown man from Colorado -Civil rights Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:44 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Matson -Photograph session Bull left at an unknown time before 10:00 am. Personnel in government -Personnel in education -Coleman -David J. Armor -Harvard University -UCLA -Busing -IRS -Roger Barth -Shultz Ollie Matson, Mrs. Ollie Matson, Barbara Matson, Bruce Matson, Mamie S. Greene, and Henry C. Cashen, II entered at 10:00 am. Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Football -California -Washington Redskins Introductions -Bruce Matson -Mrs. Ollie Matson -Barbara Matson
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Greene The President's previous visit to Pro Football Hall of Fame Photograph -Ollie Matson -Playing weight Football -1969 Pro Bowl football -[Photograph session] -Defensive end -Gino Marchetti -Gene Brito -Washington Redskins -Loyola University -Ollie Matson -University of San Francisco -The President’s view -Ollie Matson’s view Ollie Matson’s residence -Los Angeles -San Francisco Presentation of gifts by the President -Cufflinks -Presidential seal -Pin -Bracelet -Tie bar -Presidential seal -Rug -Ceiling Tour of the White House The President's reminiscence
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Los Angeles -High schools -Los Angeles, Manual Arts, Polytechnic, John C. Fremont -The President’s football career Ollie Matson -Possible anti-narcotics efforts Mrs. Matson -San Francisco -Matsons’ children -Additional gifts Ollie Matson et al., except for Haldeman and Ehrlichman, left at 10:09 am. The President’s meeting with Ollie Matson -Press coverage -The President’s schedule -Additional meetings -Sports coverage -Black press Ollie Matson -The President’s view Media coverage -Black press -Stanley S. Scott’s efforts -Coverage of the President -The President’s trip to Africa in 1960 Democrats -McGovern -Use of federal agencies -Publicity The President left at an unknown time after 10:09 am.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Strategy -O'Brien-Howard R. Hughes relationship -Victor Riesel -Jack N. Anderson -Robert D. Novak -Kenneth W. Clawson -Bureaucracy -Press -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Taxes The President entered at an unknown time before 10:40 am. -McGovern -Image -Price -Thomas F. Eagleton -Strategy -Jack Dempsey -Louis Firpo -O'Brien International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Investigations -Staff efforts Use of federal agencies -Ziegler -McGovern -Investigation -IRS -Colson -Shultz -Strategy -Press -Possible external tip to Shultz -O'Brien -IRS report
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The President -F. Donald Nixon -Hubert H. Humphrey -Hughes Tool Company -Payments -Joseph N. Napolitan -Income -Status of O’Brien’s corporation -Napolitan -Hughes Tool payments -Timing -Payments to O’Brien and Napolitan compared to payments to Donald Nixon -Humphrey -Strategy -Dwayne O. Andreas -[First name unknown] Cellucci [sp?] -Henry L. Kimelman -Interior Department report -Jews -Mafia -IRS -Justice Department -McGovern organization -Incorporation -John W. Dean, III -Cabinet -Reaction to Watergate -Investigations -Strategy -1970 -William O. Douglas Supreme Court -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming conversation with Warren E. Burger -Ellsberg case -Timing -Effect on 1972 election
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Johnson -Foreign policy -Vietnam negotiations -Douglas -Strategy -J. Edgar Hoover Investigations -Carl L. Shipley -J. William Middendorf, II -Colson -Advertisements -Oceanographic Fund case -Edward C. Nixon -SEC investigation -William J. Casey -Anti-trust -Administration action -Lawyers
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The President’s meeting with Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Colson Governmental operations -Spending ceiling
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Laird’s statements to the press -Haldeman’s view -McGovern -Kissinger’s efforts with Laird -Ehrlichman’s view -Ziegler -Press and Congress -Effect on defense spending -Ehrlichman’s previous Today show appearance -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Previous consultation with Laird -Previous Cabinet meeting Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:09 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with John S.D. Eisenhower -John Eisenhower’s birthday -Money clip Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am. Cabinet -Laird -List of possible successors -[David] Kenneth Rush -Press reaction -Connally -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Spending ceiling -Possible statement -Kissinger -Weinberger -William P. Rogers -The President’s view -Compared to Rush -Haldeman’s view -George W. Romney
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Desire to see the President -Ehrlichman's role -[Citizens for America] -Barry M. Goldwater -John W. Gardner [Common Cause] -Future -James D. Hodgson -His future in the Cabinet -Decision about second term -John A. Volpe -Post-election discussion -Personnel decisions -Romney -Ehrlichman’s previous meeting with Hodgson -Volpe -Submission of resignation by entire staff -Laird -Spending ceiling -Ehrlichman -Weinberger -Kissinger -Romney -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Cabinet reappointments Administration efforts to investigate political opponents The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with John Eisenhower and David R. Young, Jr. -Ehrlichman’s possible participation Ehrlichman left at 10:40 am. -Forthcoming Sequoia meeting -Finch -Klein -Ziegler -Colson
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Malek -MacGregor -Robert J. Dole -MacGregor -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Haldeman -Forthcoming Youth for Nixon event -Herbert Brownell -Mitchell -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Forthcoming trip to McCabe residence -Mitchell -Florida compared to Camp David -Golf Haldeman left at 10:41 am.
Conversation No. 760-10 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 10:42 am - 11:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John S.D. Eisenhower and David R. Young, Jr. Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of this meeting. Greetings -Eisenhower’s birthday Photographers Eisenhower’s work -Pentagon Papers -Bay of Pigs
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Ngo Dinh Diem [Photograph session] -Eisenhower’s birthday Interagency Classification Review Committee -Announcement -Report -Reduction in classified material -Top Secret level -Secret level -Confidential level -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Top Secret material -Number of officials who can classify at this level -Department of Justice [DOJ] -Example of official in St. Louis -Access to Top Secret material -State Department -Defense Department -Need to limit access -Previous attempt to reduce access -New classifications -Eyes Only -Distribution rather than classification -Codeword material -CIA -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Example of U2 program
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-Top Secret -World War II -British influence -Number of classified documents -Ability to classify at Top Secret level -Number of officials -National Archives -Declassification efforts -Downgrading of documents -Executive Order 11652 -Identities of classifiers -Verification of classification authority -Staff of Interagency Classification Review Committee -Young -Assistant -Secretary -Need for decentralization -Reactions by agencies -The Administration’s efforts -Daniel Ellsberg -The Administration’s goals -Need for security -Jack N. Anderson -New York Times -Possible penalties for security violations -Reduction of classified material and increased declassification -Public position of the Administration -Public right to know -Need for increased security -Example of Henry A. Kissinger’s trips to Paris
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The Administration’s secrecy -State Department -Defense Department -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Sanitized memoranda of conversations -Government officials’ tendency to spread information -New York Times -Leaks -Example of message from Arthur K. Watson to the White House -France -Algeria -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Public goal of the Administration -Reduction in classification -Public right to know -Private goals of the Administration -Need for secrecy -Need for effective punishment for security violations -Richard G. Kleindienst -Leaks -[Dwight D. Eisenhower] -Joseph W. Alsop -CIA -Robert Amory, Jr. -Proposed budget for the Defense Department -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Neil H. McElroy -Previous meeting in the Executive Office Building [EOB] -William H. Rehnquist -Goals -Access to records -Security -CIA -Leaks -Ellsberg -India-Pakistan conflict -Kissinger’s office -Pulitzer Prize
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -New York Times -Anderson -John Kenneth Galbraith’s previous testimony -Previous leaks -Intellectuals -Ivy League schools -Ellsberg -Effect on government -International reaction -Great Britain -Need for security -Communists nations -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Poland -North Vietnam -The President’s meetings with PRC and Soviet leaders -Chou En-lai -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Use of dictation equipment compared to secretaries -Winston S. Churchill -Brezhnev’s comment -Effect of security on negotiations -Kleindienst -Reduction of classification -Reliable system of classification -Penalties for security violations -Reduction of classification -Resultant reinforcement of security laws -Overclassification -Communications with foreign governments -Penalties for unauthorized release of information -Espionage laws -Need for review -Loopholes -Communication with a journalist -Compared with communication with a foreign
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) agent -The President’s instructions -Forthcoming review by Young -Possible new legislation -British study of Official Secrets Act -Oliver Shewell Franks -Previous meeting with John D. Ehrlichman and Young -Press -Anderson -Interagency Classification Review Committee -The President’s view Gift presentations -Money clip -Presidential seal -Pin -Barbara J. (Thompson) Eisenhower -Daughters -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Cufflinks H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s office Interagency Classification Review Committee -Public relations John Eisenhower and Young left at 11:10 am.
Conversation No. 760-11 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:10 am and 11:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President's schedule -Possible meeting with Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 11:12 am.
Conversation No. 760-12 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:10 am and 11:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's schedule -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman The President’s schedule -Forthcoming telephone call Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:12 am.
Conversation No. 760-13 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:10 am and 11:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Unknown person
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Bull left at an unknown time before 11:12 am.
Conversation No. 760-14 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: 11:12 am - 11:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Adm. John S. McCain, Jr.'s retirement -Retirement ceremony and dinner -Location -Hawaii -Timing -Possible message -The President’s possible attendance at retirement ceremony -The President's forthcoming meeting with Japanese leaders -Possible presentation of award Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:15 am. Stephen B. Bull entered at 11:15 am. The President’s forthcoming meeting -List of attendees Bull left at 11:15 am. The President’s forthcoming message to McCain -McCain’s retirement dinner
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Butterfield left at 11:15 am. Administration policy -Debt ceiling -Melvin R. Laird’s forthcoming statement -Kissinger -John D. Ehrlichman -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Laird’s support for the Administration’s policy -Ehrlichman’s previous statement -Today Show -Laird
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Clare Boothe Luce -Previous telephone call to Kissinger -Possible Presidential event at the East-West Center -Effect -University of Hawaii -Possible opposition to event
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The President talked with the White House operator at 11:33 am. [Conversation No. 760-14A] [See Conversation No. 28-50] [End of telephone conversation] Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:33 am. [Laird’s forthcoming statement on the Administration’s debt ceiling] -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Ehrlichman -Laird -Ehrlichman Bull left at an unknown time before 11:37 am.
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33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The President’s forthcoming trip to Hawaii -Possible reception -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -The President's previous trip to the Soviet Union -Compared to Adele (Langston) Rogers -Wives of Japanese officials -Possible event with Luce
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The President’s forthcoming trip to Hawaii -Forthcoming message to Kakuei Tanaka -Participation of wives -Mrs. Nixon -Rogers People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union’s proposed nuclear nonaggression treaty -PRC reaction -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with PRC officials -New York West Germany -Possible establishment of diplomatic relations with the PRC -Egon Bahr -Soviet Union
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Kissinger’s view -Gerhard Schroeder -Socialists -Christian Democrats -Socialists -PRC Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with PRC officials -Soviet Union The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 11:33 am and 11:37 am. [Conversation No. 760-14B] [See Conversation No. 28-51] [End of telephone conversation] Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with PRC officials -The President -Vietnam Vietnam -PRC -Soviet Union -North Vietnamese -Telegram from Ellsworth F. Bunker -North Vietnamese offer -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Announcement Kissinger left at 11:37 am. The President left at 11:38 am.
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 760-15 Date: August 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:38 am and 11:41 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:38 am and 11:41 am. [Conversation No. 760-15A] The unknown man conferred with an unknown man. [Unintelligible] [End of conferral] The President’s location -EOB [End of telephone conversation] [Unintelligible] An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person at an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:38 am and 11:41 am. [Conversation No. 760-15B] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation]
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The unknown men left at an unknown time before 11:41 am.