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Date: 
Aug 14, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 768-1 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 8:38 am - 8:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Bailey K. Howard -Robert Allen Forst -Senior Citizen Sentinel -Samuel D. Winer -US Jaycees -Previous meeting with the President -Camera malfunction -Photograph -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Howard -Winer -Louella (Carver) Dirksen -Presentation of book [The Honorable Mr. Marigold: My Life with Everett Dirksen] -Howard -John B. Connally -Clark MacGregor Butterfield left at 8:45 am.
Conversation No. 768-2 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 9:00 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to Patrick J. Buchanan. Memorandum -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Buchanan -Fact sheet -Tricia Nixon Cox -Edward R.F. Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Economy -Fact sheets -Herbert Stein -Domestic Council -The President’s view -Leadership meeting -Cost of Living Council [COLC] meeting -Instructions from the President -US economic growth rate -Compared to other industrial nations -Japan -The President’s previous conversation with Stein -Japan -Great Britain -West Germany -France -Italy -Increase in real spendable earnings -Compared to increase of real income from 1966 to 1969 -Price increases -The Administrations success against inflation -Growth of US economy -Compared to foreign countries -Great Britain -Italy -France -Japan
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Need for correct facts -Inflation Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:45 am. The President's schedule -John B. Connally -Completion of the President’s memorandum -Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 9:00 am. Economy -Reduction of inflation -Compared to other countries -Japan -Great Britain -West Germany -Food costs -Percentage of income spent on food -Compared to other countries -Great Britain -Ghana -Distribution of fact sheet -Tricia Nixon Cox -Edward Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 768-3 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President’s dictation -Transcription The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:00 am.
Conversation No. 768-4 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 9:00 am - 10:42 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally. Jamaica -Connally’s recent trip -Weather -Visit with Prime Minister [Michael Manley] -Unemployment -Need for capital investment -Manley -Hugh Shearer -Socialism -Absentee land owners -North shore of island -Use of natural resources -Manley -Connally’s view -Caribbean islands -The President’s view -Jamaica -Nassau, Bahamas -Great Britain -Nassau, Bahamas -Lynden Oscar Pindling -The President’s view -Black leaders -The President’s view
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Congo H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 9:03 am. -Haiti -Liberia -Drug abuse The President's schedule -Republican National Convention -California -The President’s upcoming speech at the American Legion national convention -Chicago -The President’s upcoming speech at the dedication of Dwight D. Eisenhower High School -Utica, Michigan -American Legion -National defense -Dwight D. Eisenhower High School -Neighborhood schools -California -San Diego -San Clemente -American Legion -Dwight D. Eisenhower High School -California -Hawaii -The President’s forthcoming meeting with the Japanese -Timing -Retirement ceremony for Adm. John S. McCain, Jr. -Clare Booth Luce -Celebrity reception -San Clemente -Photographs -Press participation -Connally’s ranch -Possible Labor Day events -Pittsburgh
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Radio address -Pittsburgh -Picnic -Informal nature of event -Steel and automobile workers -Political alignment of the city -Compared to Detroit -Connally’s ranch -Pennsylvania -Texas -Illinois -California -Hawaii -Possible visit by Democratic candidates
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Foreign affairs -Defense issues -Melvin R. Laird -Platform committee -William P. Rogers -Today Show -Laird -Roles of Secretaries of State and Defense in a campaign -Examples of 1964 and 1968 campaigns -The President’s actions as a party spokesman while
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) abroad -W. Ramsey Clark -John F. Kennedy -Laird -Press coverage -Campaign tone Publications -R. Sargent Shriver -Chances for Vietnam peace settlement in the previous administration -Withdrawals by the North Vietnamese in 1968 -Motives behind Shriver’s desire to work in the current administration -Television appearance George S. McGovern -Compared to Shriver -Opportunity for peace in Vietnam -Troop withdrawals by North Vietnamese -Response by the President -Possible negotiations -Bombing -Kissinger's actual negotiations -Haldeman’s view -Installation of communist government in South Vietnam -Shriver -Possible coalition government in South Vietnam -The President’s view -McGovern’s actions in Paris -Return of prisoners of war [POWs] for US withdrawal -Clark -Return of POW’s for bombing halt and US withdrawal The President's forthcoming acceptance speech -Tone and content -Defense -Economy -Trade -Need for aggressive tone
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -McGovern -$1000 per person welfare proposal -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Defense -Judicial appointments -Isolationism -Clark -Example of Franklin D. Roosevelt -Joseph W. Martin, Jr. -Bruce Barton -Hamilton Fish -Col. Robert R. McCormick -Permissiveness -Clark -Attorney General -Possible appointment as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -J. Edgar Hoover -Recent trip to Hanoi -McGovern -Shriver -McGovern’s possible appointment of Clark to the FBI Public Relations -Strategy -Questions -Use of quotations -McGovern’s interview, August 13, 1972 -David Kraslow -Hugh S. Sidey The President's forthcoming acceptance speech -Tone and content -The President’s role at the Republican National -National security -Jews -Israel -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Soviet Union
Convention
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Vietnam negotiations -Redistribution of wealth -$1000 per person welfare proposal -Increase in taxes -Increase of welfare rolls -Permissiveness -Judicial appointments -$1000 per person welfare proposal -Human nature -Environment -Air -Water -Health -Cancer -Youth -Senior citizens -Farmers -Defense -US role in Mediterranean Sea -Sixth Fleet -Soviet Union -Democratic reaction -Greeks -Turks -Italians -Jews Presidential demeanor -Roosevelt -Harold L. Ickes -Wendell L. Willkie -Speeches -Harry S. Truman -Eisenhower -1956 campaign -The President’s speeches as Vice President -Adlai E. Stevenson, II Press relations
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Image -Connally's view -Republican National Convention -Rogers -Laird -Herbert Stein -Kissinger -Trip to Moscow -Trip to Paris -Vietnam negotiations -Trip to Saigon -Announcement -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Trip to Japan -Trip to Moscow -Possible television appearances -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Possible interview with Marvin L. Kalb -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -Types of questions -Intelligent questions compared to demagoguery -The President’s hypothetical example -Treaty of 1816 -United Nations [UN] -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Kalb -Other networks -Television audience -Laird -Defense spending -McGovern’s proposed budget -F-14 program -Laird’s forthcoming speech at Grumman Corporation -Laird’s forthcoming trip to Los Angeles -Rogers -Kissinger
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Need for public statements -Compared to backgrounders -Secret trips -Connally’s view -Announcements of forthcoming trips -Moscow -Compared to Prince Klemens von Metternich -Gregory Efimovich Rasputin
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Connally left at 9:55 am. Rogers -Public appearances John N. Mitchell and Clark MacGregor entered at 9:55 am. Greetings Mitchell’s health Amnesty -Carl Sandburg quotation -Location -Abraham Lincoln: The War Years -Price -Lincoln
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Confederate soldiers -US soldiers -Quotation -Anecdote about deserter who returns to US -Lincoln’s reaction -Patrick J. Buchanan -The President’s view Press relations -Vietnam negotiations -Rogers’s public statements -Connally’s view -The President’s view -News summary -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -Need for factual position paper -National Security Study Memorandum [NSSM] 1 -1968 withdrawal by the North Vietnamese -Significance of the withdrawal -Subsequent North Vietnamese offensive -Tet offensive -Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap -1969 offensive by the North Vietnamese -US Casualties -US bombing -McGovern -May 8, 1972 decision -Rogers -Platform committee -Press conference -Peter Lisagor -Kraslow -Shriver -Shriver -Desire to remain in the administration -Gerald R. Ford -Statement regarding Vietnam -Notion of US surrender -Clark
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Installation of Communist government in South Vietnam
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Campaign legislation -Section 315 [Suspension of equal time requirements for the Presidential election] -The President’s participation in televised debates -Comments by Hugh Scott, Michael J. Mansfield, John O. Pastore -The President’s possible approval -Campaign spending bill -House of Representatives, Senate -Possible televised debates -McGovern -Section 315 -Possible joint purchase of air time -The President’s possible comments in California -Mitchell’s previous interviews -Section 315 -McGovern's voting record in 1964 -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie -McGovern’s comments on his voting record -Compared to comments on Thomas F. Eagleton -Comments by [Lawrence McGarry] -Rhode Island Watergate -Maurice H. Stans
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -$25,000 check -General Accounting Office [GAO] audit -Timing of Stans’s statement -Lawyers -Kenneth W. Parkinson -Roger Robb -Paul L. O’Brien -Grand Jury -Indictments -Call for special prosecutor -Compared to Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker case -Committee to Re-Elect the President [CRP] -Need for independent investigation -White House support -CRP involvement -Indictments -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. -Need for statement -Investigation by CRP -The President’s forthcoming meeting with the Japanese in Hawaii -Limitations of CRP involvement in Watergate -Strategy -Possible demand for more investigations -Public relations nature of the investigation -Compared to “Five percenter” case -Release of reports -Court actions -Public relations impact -Cooperation by CRP -Grand jury -Indictments -Press reaction -Grand jury -Forthcoming meeting -John W. Dean, III -Grand jury -Magruder
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Justice Department -US Attorney’s office -Timing of indictments -Possible statement by the President -CRP investigation -MacGregor -Time article -Resistance of CRP and the White House -Possible statement -CRP investigation -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy -James W. McCord, Jr. -Sloan -Dwayne O. Andreas Kenneth H. Dahlberg -GAO report -Funds from Mexico -Release of report -Stans -Discussion with Phillip S. (“Sam”) Hughes -Timing of contribution from Andreas -[Federal Election Campaign Act] -Cash deposit -Sloan’s testimony -Cashier’s check -Kenneth L. Dahlberg’s check -Dating -Liddy -Sloan’s testimony -Andreas -Dinner in Miami Beach -Previous talk with Humphrey -Strategy -CRP investigation -Possible grand jury indictments -Magruder -Justice department -Richard G. Kleindienst, Henry E. Peterson -Approval of indictments
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
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Watergate -Financial reporting -Secret fund -MacGregor’s view -Subsequent financial reports -CRP’s refusal to identify contributors -Democrats -Independents -McGovern -MacGregor’s or Stans’s possible statement -Identities of Democratic contributors to CRP -Andreas -$25,000 contribution Campaign funding law -Public list of McGovern’s contributors -Max Palevsky -Lunch with Robert H. Finch -Unreported contributions to McGovern
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Quotas in government -MacGregor’s possible comments -Jewish members of the Administration -National Security Council [NSC] -Federal Reserve Board -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Stein -Kissinger MacGregor, Mitchell and Haldeman left at 10:42 am.
Conversation No. 768-5 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 10:42 am - 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with William D. Eberle, Peter M. Flanigan, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr.; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Photograph Eberle’s previous visit to Japan -Kakuei Tanaka’s message for the President
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
[Photograph session] Eberle’s previous visit to Japan -Golf -Hakone, Japan -Unknown hotel -Negotiating team -Tanaka’s nonparticipation in golf -Tanaka’s other activities Tanaka -Youth -Political future US-Japan trade relations -Trade imbalance -Possible reduction -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Tanaka -Time frame of Japanese fiscal year -Possible trade pact -Japanese distribution system -Japanese Foreign Office -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Tanaka -Tanaka -Political situation -Agricultural purchases -Australia -Canada -Uranium -Japanese political situation -Masayoshi Ohira and Tanaka -Forthcoming session of the Japanese Diet -Tanaka’s cabinet -Yasuhiro Nakasone -Unknown representative of Takeo Fukuda political faction -Minister of Communications -Equivalent of Chairman of Council of Economic
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Advisors [CEA] -Fukuda -Political activity -The President’s previous meeting with Fukuda -San Clemente -Eisaku Sato -Power in Diet -Tanaka -Nakasone -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Tanaka -Hawaii -Trade imbalances -Short term purchases -Special purchases -Japanese proposal -Uranium enrichment plant -Joint US-Japan ownership -Eberle’s view -Japanese foreign office -Eberle -The President’s view -Correspondence from Japanese housewives -Agreement with US desire to lower prices in Japan -Eberle’s work with Flanigan and Henry A. Kissinger -Arrival of Japanese uranium team Haig and Flanigan left at 10:55 am.
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Senate -Frank F. Church -Speeches on Latin America -Church amendment -1972 election -Idaho -Church -Prospects in 1974 -Opposition to the Administration -Eberle’s possible candidacy -Republicans -Charles H. Percy -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -James L. Buckley -Need for moderates -Church
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Eberle left at 11:09 am.
Conversation No. 768-6 Date: August 14, 1972
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: 11:09 am - 11:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Kenneth B. Keating -Gifts -Cuff links -Louella (Carver) Dirksen -Cloth scroll -Samuel D. Winer -Photograph -Bailey K. Howard -Chinese scroll -Ronald L. Ziegler -Oral Roberts -Bible -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Watch
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Bull left at 11:11 am.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Conversation No. 768-7 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:11 am and 11:14 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman.
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Conversation No. 768-8 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 11:14 am - 11:28 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Kenneth B. Keating and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings Indira Gandhi -The President’s view -Women -Keating’s cable to the President -The President’s view -Jawaharlal Nehru -Political support -Right-wing communists
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Left-wing communists -Gandhi’s previous conversation with Keating -Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI-(M)] Keating's schedule -State Department -Debriefing -New York -Republican National Convention -New York delegation -Honorary delegates -[Nelson A. Rockefeller] -State officials -Blacks -Women -Youth Composition of the President’s staff -Quota system -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Herbert Stein -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -National Security Council [NSC] -Effect of hypothetical quota system -Firing of staff members -Henry A. Kissinger The President’s image -Golda Meir -Jewish leaders -New York Foreign policy -Israel -George S. McGovern’s pledge to provide troops -McGovern’s plan to reduce naval forces -Aircraft carriers -McGovern’s plan to reduce aid to Greece -Syria
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Jordan -Threat of US-Soviet Union mutual annihilation -John Foster Dulles -Massive retaliation -US strength compared to the Soviet Union -Current equivalence of US and Soviet Union forces -Sixth Fleet -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
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US foreign relations -Israel -Support of US forces -[McGovern] -Support of US deterrence of the Soviet Union -McGovern -The President’s reliability -Remarks by Meir
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Keating’s experience as ambassador to India -India-Pakistan conflict -India-US relations -William P. Rogers Keating’s forthcoming public statements -Issues -Jews -The President’s previous trip to Poland -Reception by Polish people -Economics -Redistribution of wealth -Permissiveness -Keating’s experience as a judge -Audience -Italians -Other urban groups -W. Ramsey Clark -Actions in Hanoi -Possible director of the Federal Bureau of -Judicial appointments -Police -Civil rights -Police -Previous support of Keating Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:14 am. Presentation of Presidential gift -Watch -Presidential seal -[Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia] Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Saud
Investigations [FBI]
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
1972 election -The President’s role -Keating’s view -Keating -Forthcoming speeches on foreign policy Bull, Keating, and Haig left at 11:28 am.
Conversation No. 768-9 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: unknown before 11:28 am and 11:29 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:29 am.
Conversation No. 768-10 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 11:29 am - 12:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Pierre A. Rinfret, Charles W. Colson, and John B. Connally. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Photographs
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Seating arrangements Connally’s previous trip to Jamaica Rinfret’s public statements -Other economists -Marina von N. Whitman
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US foreign relations -International trade -Forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting -Criticism of the US -Central Bank -Fixed exchange rates -Public relations -Competitive nature of international trade -Appeal to US business and working communities -Japan -Canada -Great Britain -France -European cooperation
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Presentation of Presidential gifts -Money clip -Rinfret's wife [Aida M. (Ceci) Rinfret] -Presidential seal Rinfret and Colson left at 11:58 am.
Connally’s schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Vietnam -R. Sargent Shriver -Connally’s previous conversation with George E. Christian -Lyndon B. Johnson’s appointment of Shriver as Ambassador to France -William P. Rogers’s possible meeting with Dean Rusk -Possible statement by Rusk -Shriver’s criticism of Rusk and Johnson -1968 bombing halt -William J. Jorden -Henry A. Kissinger -Knowledge of Johnson administration Vietnam negotiations -Cyrus R. Vance -W[illiam] Averell Harriman
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Work on Kissinger’s staff -Previous work for Johnson in Texas -Knowledge of “peace signals” -Harriman -Shriver
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Vietnam -The President’s trips abroad as a private citizen -Saigon -Support for Johnson administration’s foreign -Possible McGovern victory -Johnson -McGovern’s attacks on the President’s foreign policy -Johnson -Harriman -Vance -Henry Cabot Lodge -Possible search of foreign policy files -Jorden -Kissinger -Rogers -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Shriver -Credibility -Role in Johnson's administration
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30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Knowledge of “peace signal” -Harriman -Vance -Possible statement by Rusk -Possible statement by Walt W. Rostow -Jorden -Rogers -The President’s forthcoming memorandum -Haldeman Connally left at 12:04 pm.
Conversation No. 768-11 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:04 pm and 12:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Samuel D. Winer -Photograph -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Louella (Carver) Dirksen -John H. Alexander -Richard S. Ritzel -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan Bull left at an unknown time before 12:07 pm.
Conversation No. 768-12
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Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:07 pm - 12:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Samuel D. Winer, Mrs. Samuel D. Winer, and Charles W. Colson at 12:07 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Winer’s previous photograph -Camera malfunction US Jaycees [Photograph session] Chair Republican National Convention -Winer’s attendance Presentation of Presidential gifts -Pin -Ashtray Mrs. Winer -West Virginia -Ohio -Samuel Winer -New Martinsville Voter participation program -Distribution of information to Jaycee chapters Samuel Winer, Mrs. Winer and Colson left at 12:09 pm. The President's schedule
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Louella (Carver) Dirksen -Rose Mary Woods Bull left at 12:09 pm.
Conversation No. 768-14 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:09 pm - 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Louella (Carver) Dirksen and Rose Mary Woods; members of the press and the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Presentation of book [The Honorable Mr. Marigold: My Life with Everett Dirksen] -Louella Dirksen’s forthcoming television appearance -Today Show -Unknown television show -New York [Photograph session]
Everett M. Dirksen -Charles H. Percy Louella Dirksen -Mother's [Lillie Carver’s] birthday -Possible call from the President -Hawaii Forthcoming letter from the President
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Everett M. Dirksen Congressional Leadership Research Center] -Pekin, Illinois -Dedication -The President's possible participation -Timing -Mayor of Pekin -Repository of Dirksen’s papers -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Possible fund-raising dinner -Research Presentation of gift by the President -Chinese scroll -Louella Dirksen’s house -Florida Republican National Convention -Louella Dirksen’s possible attendance -Attendance of previous conventions -Miami -Climate Louell Dirksen’s forthcoming public appearances -President’s Council on Aging -The Arlene Francis Show Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Louella Dirksen and Woods left at 12:17 pm. The President's schedule -Bailey K. Howard -Length of meeting -Pierre A. Rinfret -Robert Allen Forst -Oral Roberts -Howard Bull left at 12:17 pm.
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Conversation No. 768-16
Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:17 pm - 12:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Bailey K. Howard and Ronald L. Ziegler; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Howard’s retirement -Marshall Ford -California -Howard’s home -Mullholland Drive -Howard’s family -Howard’s parents -San Diego -Howard’s brother -La Jolla -Howard’s sister -Howard’s home -Mullholland Drive -Benedict Canyon
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Presentation of gifts by the President -Chinese scroll California -Mullholland Drive Howard and Ziegler left at 12:38 pm.
Conversation No. 768-17 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Robert Allen Forst -Forthcoming legal meeting Bull left at 12:38 pm.
Conversation No. 768-18 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:39 pm - 12:45 pm
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Robert Allen Forst and Llewellyn J. Evans; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Forst’s meeting with the President -Forst’s view -Hell’s Kitchen, New York Senior citizens [Photograph session] Senior citizens -Desire to improve society -Contrasted with welfare recipients -Pride of senior citizens -View of liberals -Blind -Poor -Senior citizens -Unwed mothers Presentation of gifts by the President -Cuff links -Presidential seal -Pin -Tie clasp Forst -Support for the President -Background -Publishing -[Senior Citizen Sentinal] -California -Bel Air -Family
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Children -Presidential gifts -Tie clasp -Pins Forst and Evans left at 12:45 am.
Conversation No. 768-19 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 12:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Signing of legal documents -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Bull left and Mrs. Nixon entered at an unknown time before 12:49 pm.
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Conversation No. 768-20 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 12:49 pm - 1:12 pm
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield, Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, John J. Ratchford, H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, John W. Dean, III; John H. Alexander, and Richard S. Ritzel; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Ehrlichman’s schedule
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:45 pm.
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Butterfield et al. left at 1:12 pm.
Conversation No. 768-21 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Oral Roberts
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Roberts -Previous meeting with the President -Dedication of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, June 5, 1971 -Tulsa, Oklahoma Bull left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.
Conversation No. 768-22 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 1:15 pm - 1:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Oral Roberts and Wallace B. Henley; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings [Photograph session] Roberts -Age -Popularity -Radio -Television -Views regarding President -The President’s election in 1968 -1960 election -Personal history -Television -Oral Roberts University -Methodist Church -Television appearances -The President as an example -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Burbank, California
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Roberts’s new television show -Letters -Volume -Views regarding President -Roberts’s television audience Media -Television and radio appearances by Roberts -Roberts's popularity -Arbitron Ratings Bureau [ARB] -Primetime television specials -Size of audience -London -Roberts's style -Reading level of average US public -Personal history -Oklahoma -Tuberculosis -Poverty -Use of television, radio -The President's television appearances after his trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] and the Soviet Union -The President’s style -Roberts’s view -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Style on television compared with Roberts’s style -The President's television style -The President’s television appearances -Soviet Union trip -PRC trip -Roberts’s view -Roberts’s television style -The President's television appearances -PRC trip -Soviet Union trip -Roberts’s view -The President’s image as a leader -Roberts’s wife [Evelyn (Lutman) Roberts]
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Roberts’s approach to television -The President's image -Roberts’s view -Effect of the PRC trip and the Soviet Union trip Concerns of the US public -Roberts's view -Reading level of the US public -Wife and children -Job -Taxes -Inflation -Oral Roberts University -Construction costs of dormitories -Need for reassurance Television -William Jennings Bryan -Abraham Lincoln -The President’s tone Roberts -Conservatism -Oklahoma -View of religion -The President’s view -Draft evaders Elimination of the draft -Effect on Roberts family The President’s forthcoming television appearances -The President's image -Roberts’s view Oral Roberts University -Tulsa, Oklahoma -Endowment -Special events center [Mabee Center]
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Prayer tower -Academic building -Special events center -Dewey F. Bartlett -Basketball -Speaking events -Closed circuit television -Christian Science Monitor -Prayer tower -Dormitories -Chapel -Age of university -Size of school -Dress code -New York Times -Special events center -Possible dedication by the President -Bartlett -Roberts’s forthcoming television special -Graham -Dedication -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Mark (Pietrocupo) Anthony -Possible dedication by the President -Timing -Television coverage -Student body participation -Students’ appearance -Political affiliation of the student body -Bartlett -Students’ appearance Appearance of the population -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Painting of the Last Supper -Appearance of the Apostles -Long hair
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Presentation of gifts by the President -Bible -Use in swearing-in ceremonies -Jewish appointees -The President’s inscription for Roberts -Pen Roberts’s expression of support for the President
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Gifts -Roberts's wife and children -Presidential seal -Cuff links -Golf balls -Hope -Presidential seal -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Roberts -The President’s good wishes Roberts and Henley left at 1:44 pm.
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Conversation No. 768-23 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:44 pm and 1:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Ronald W. Reagan -The President's departure -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 1:47 pm.
Conversation No. 768-24/769-1 Date: August 14, 1972 Time: 1:47 pm - 2:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Framed copy of an education bill -The President’s previou signing of bill -Pen -Distribution John B. Connally's previous conversation with Haldeman -Public relations Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Greetings Framed copy of an education bill -Pen -Moynihan’s view of the bill -Ordinance of 1787 -Justin Smith Morril Act -National Defense Education Act
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Moynihan's forthcoming article in the New York Times Magazine -Moynihan’s previous conversation with Haldeman -The President’s second term -Nature of modern two-term presidency -John Quincy Adams -Basis for article -Moynihan’s possible interview with the President -Moynihan’s previous conversation with Stephen B. Bull -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -Moynihan’s relationship with the President -Republican National Convention -Franklin D. Roosevelt -World War II -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -World War I Issues facing the President in his second term -Domestic issues -Foreign policy issues -The President’s accomplishments in his first term -Forthcoming end of the war in Vietnam -The President’s previous meeting with Moynihan -New York -The People's Republic of China [PRC] and the Soviet Union -Effects of the President's trips -Japan, Europe -US role of leadership -Lessened likelihood of superpower armed conflict -US -Soviet union -PRC -Opening of dialogue between the US and PRC -Agreements with the Soviet Union -Avoidance of nuclear war -Control of superpowers -Expansion of initiatives with the PRC and the Soviet Union -Soviet Union -Arms control -Importance -Total limitation of nuclear defensive weapons -Partial limitation of nuclear offensive weapons -Phase II -Limitation of nuclear offensive weapons -Phase III -Reduction of nuclear stockpiles -Monetary issues -The President’s knowledge -European Common Market -Soviet Union -PRC
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Japan -Orderly economic competition -Underdeveloped world -Africa -Latin America -Middle East -Vietnam -Need for skillful diplomacy -Israel -Need for US military strength -Economy -Self governance -Support for Israel -Effects of budget cuts on possible troop deployment -Aircraft carriers -Greece -Role as protector -Soviet Union -PRC -Nuclear capability -Japan, Europe -Economic power -Need for US domestic strength -Priorities -Foreign policy and domestic policy interrelation -Reform -Education bill -US Postal Service -Volunteer army -Welfare reform -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -Health insurance -Congress -“New American Revolution” -Government -The President's record -Foreign policy -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT]
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Remaining nuclear arms -Phase II -Phase III -Republican party -Possible shift to center -Stance on social quotas -Quotas -White House staff -The President’s stance on Israel -Anti-communism -George S. McGovern -US as a counter to the Soviet Union -The President’s possible anti-semitism -Composition of the White House staff -[Henry A. Kissinger] -National security -[Herbert Stein] -Economics -[Arthur F. Burns] -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -William L. Safire -Leonard Garment -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Effect of a possible “Jewish quota” -Kissinger -Catholics -Rose Mary Woods -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Merit -Closer examination in personnel selection -Women -Youth -Blacks -Mexicans -Italians -Search for excellence compared to search for equality -Republican party -Principles
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Effects of the President’s efforts -Need for support from writers -Possible theft of ideas by the Democrats -Base of party -George H. Gallup -Quotas -The Administration’s appointment of women -Marina von N. Whitman -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] appointee [Dixie Lee Ray] -Appointments in the next administration -Possible majority of popular vote -Lyndon B. Johnson -Roosevelt -Dwight D. Eisenhower -John F. Kennedy -Need for new philosophy -Republicans -Divisions -The President’s foreign and domestic policies -Twentieth century leadership -Theodore Roosevelt -World view -Wilson -Failure in international relations -Franklin Roosevelt -Great Depression -World War II -Harry S. Truman -Eisenhower -Kennedy -Need for world view -The President’s PRC trip -Vietnam -Costs -Casualties -Money -US public spirit -US economy
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Allocation of resources to national defense -Importance of avoiding future Vietnams -PRC -North Vietnam -North Korea -Soviet Union -Need for comprehensive philosophy -Foreign policy -Economic policy -Domestic policy
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51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -George P. Shultz -Kennedy -Franklin Roosevelt -Theodore Roosevelt -Support from Harvard University government -Death of Kennedy -Intellectuals
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