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Date: 
Sep 06, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 771-1 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:53 am and 8:13 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 771-2 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: 8:13 am - 9:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Foreign policy -Soviet Union trade agreement -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger’s schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Percentage agreement -William P. Rogers -Lend-lease deal
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -October signing ceremony -Kissinger -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Moscow -Importance -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Mutual Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -European Security Conference -Status -Department of State -SALT agreement -Announcement -Timing -1972 election -Rogers -Timing of agreement announcement -Pre-election -Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe -Rogers’s conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Presedential election -Effect -Withdrawal of forces from Europe -Rogers -Timing of announcement -Pre-election -George S. McGovern’s position -MBFR -Nuclear agreement -Soviet Union -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Status of negotiations -October -Vietnam War -US strategy -Middle East comparison -Objective -Soviet Union positions -Japanese relations with PRC -Rearmament -Statements by Kakuei Tanaka -US proposals -Defense of Taiwan, Republic of China
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Security treaty for Japan -Rogers’s forthcoming meeting with Masayoshi Ohira -Taiwan -Kissinger’s schedule -PRC -Israeli reaction to Munich murders Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -Israel -Kissinger’s view -Pakistani-Indian comparison -The President’s actions -Statement by the President -Comparison to World War I -Austrian frustration -Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination -World outrage -Serbs -Israeli attitude -Yitzhak Rabin -The President’s previous conversation -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Israeli abilities -Golda Meir -International Olympic Committee [IOC] -Jewish attitude -The President’s view -Jewish Defense League -Arab diplomats -The President’s policy -Rogers -Empathy -Jewish media -Papers -The President’s policy -Empathy -Extremists -Kissinger and Haig’s schedule -Telephone call to the Israelis -Suggestions -IOC
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Cancellation of Olympic Games -Meir -Terrorists aims -Anti-government protestors -Comparison -Possible US actions -Rogers -Kissinger -Rabin -Kissinger -Rogers -National Day of Mourning -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s family -Anti-semitic reaction -Day of mourning -Jewish influence -Haig -West Germany -United Nations [UN] -US role -Possible resolutions -Harboring terrorists -UN Security Council -Soviet Union -PRC -UN General Assembly -Dobrynin -Reaction -PRC -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Moscow -Jewish exit visas -Need for action -Dobrynin’s schedule -Yuli M. Vorontsov -State Department -U. Alexis Johnson -Rogers -Israeli action -The President’s previous conversation with Rabin -Forthcoming call
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Rabin -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting -Position -Possible action in Beirut -Soviet Union -US election -Meir -Previous agreement on Beirut -Kissinger’s view -Rabin -Forthcoming Israeli election -US action -UN Security Council -Rogers -Press conference -UN Security Council -International action against countries -Guerrilla sanctuaries -Rogers Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 8:20 am. Rogers schedule Butterfield left at 8:21 am. Kissinger’s schedule -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Munich and Moscow -Olympic Games -Willy Brandt -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting -Edward R.G. Heath -Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home -Haig -Nuclear agreements with Soviet Union -Great Britain Rogers and Haig entered at 8:32 am. Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -The President’s previous telephone call to Rabin
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Meir -Reaction to news -Timing -US policy -Forthcoming meeting -Israeli action -Beirut -The President’s view -The President’s previous talk with Meir -US consideration -US statement -Pueblo incident -EC-121 incident -US response -Possible Israeli actions -US view -The president’s conversation with Meir and Rabin -West German involvement -Early press reports -Israeli reaction -The Pesident’s previous trip to San Clemente -Haig’s schedule -Reaction to premature report -US response -Brandt -Responsibility for first reports -West German government -British television -German spokesman -Police -US response -Rogers view -Task force -Police alert -Statement -Mark Spitz -US swimmer -Ethnicity -Security precautions -The President’s view -Israeli request to US
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Cancellation of Olympic Games -US actions -Counsel General -Avery Brundage -IOC -Meeting -Memorial service -Brundage announcement -Possible withdrawal of US athletes -Israeli withdrawal -New York Times plea -Possible withdrawal of US athletes -Dual citizenship -Wrestler [David Berger] -Columbia University -Statement to Meir -Rogers’s statement to Brandt -Ronald L. Ziegler -The President’s view -Possible withdrawal of US athletes -Possible cancellation of Olympic Games -US position on terrorists aims -May Day demonstrations in Washington -Lafayette Park -West German actions -Rogers view -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Attica prison takeover -West German position -Effect of cancellation -Brundage -Political issue in US -McGovern -New York Times -Jewish vote -US actions -Flags -The President’s view -Earthquake in Peru -Shooting in North Ireland -Period of silence
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Israeli funeral ceremony -Delegations -Brandt -Israeli attitude -US athlete representation -Emil ("Bus") Mosbacher, Jr. -Jesse Owens -Spitz -Reaction -Safety -London -Brandt -Political aspect -UN action -Gunnar Jarring -PRC -Soviets -Rogers’s possible statement -UN resolution -International terrorism -US position -West German relations -Israeli responses -Israeli cabinet statement -Hijacking conference -Department of State -Rogers’s schedule -Statement at conference -International attendance -Israeli cabinet statement -The President’s previous talk with Rabin -Rogers’s schedule -Rabin -Hijacking conference -Rogers’s view -UN use -International rules of conduct -Sanctions against harboring guerrillas -Kissinger’s view -Possible PRC vote -Israeli action
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -UN General Assembly -UN Security Council -US statement -Algeria -Public relations -The President’s view -Hijacking conference -International boycotts -Algeria -Ziegler -White House position -UN action -Possible PRC response -Coverage -Effectiveness -Lebanon -Definition of terrorists -Responsible groups -Beirut terrorists -Munich massacre -Lod airport -Algeria -Black Panthers -Statement content -Need for UN action -Kissinger’s view -Possible PRC reaction -Soviet Union -Consultation -Compared with UN action on hijacking -Kissinger’s view -Israeli attitude -UN Security Council influence -Lebanon -Lod airport incident -Israeli statement -Israel -UN -Publicity -Rabin -Previous conversation with the President
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Effect of murders -Settlement of cause of problem -Rogers’s view -Israeli interest -Moshe Dayan -Egyptian proposals -UN General Assembly -UN action -US role -Issues -Terrorists -Message to Israel -Dayan -Israel -Reaction -Effect -Rogers’s view -Egyptian statement -Palestinian deaths -Palestinian issues -Negotiations -Israeli retaliation -Possible response -Possible arab reaction -John D. Ehrlichman -Hijacking -Kidnapping -Possible US hijacking -The President’s view -US consultation with Israel -UN resolution -UN Security Council -Rogers’s schedule -Kissinger’s schedule -Congressional schedule -UN action -Legislation -Conventions The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 8:32 am and 9:22 am.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Conversation No. 771-2A] Kissinger left at 9:13 am. Congressional schedule -Hijacking convention -Terrorism -Convention -Hijacking -Rogers’s schedule [End of telephone conversation] Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -UN action -US action -Timing -Visibility -Israeli action -Public effect -Rogers possible conversation with Dayan -Rabin -West Germany -Israeli attitude -US action -Adolf Hitler -The President’s previous talk with Meir -West German security -West German early statement -Israeli view -West German forces involved -The President’s previous conversation with Haig -West German actions -Possible US action -UN action -Ehrlichman’s schedule -Congressional action -US response -Election image -McGovern -Consultation with Rabin
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Rogers -Haig’s schedule -Kissinger’s schedule -Report to Rabin -Rogers’s schedule -Possible call form Rabin -The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with George P. Shultz The President’s forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] speech -Shultz -Arthur F. Burns -Rogers -UN -Advantages -Election effect -Inflation policies -Haldeman -Rogers -Shultz -Burns -Peter M. Flanigan -Shultz’s schedule -Speech -Monetary program -Convertibility -Burns’s position -Effect on world market -Speech -Rogers view -1972 election -Shultz’s speech Kissinger entered at 9:22 am. Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic games in Munich -Rogers’s schedule -Kissinger’s schedule -Congressional action -Hijacking convention -Legislation implementation
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US action -US flag -President’s view -Precedent -Foreign leaders -Winston S. Churchill -Kissinger’s view -Moment of silence -Funeral -India-Pakistan conflict -Olympic Games -The President’s interest -Nature of games -Department heads -US action -Moment of silence -Compared with Taiwan’s expulsion from the UN -Personal action -The President’s schedule -Church -Department head action -Moment of silence -The President’s view -Merriman Smith’s death -President’s press conference, May 8, 1970 -US Flag -Rogers’s view -Olympic Games -Day of mourning -The President’s lead -Rogers’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Rabin -Rabin’s schedule -Washington, DC -Canada -Anti-West German feeling in Israel -Effect on US action -Meir -West German action -West German action
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Terrorists -Capital punishment -Kissinger’s view -Possible Lufthansa plane hijacking -Comparison to guerrilla in British jail -West German procedures -Capital punishment -Comparison to US Airlines plane -Compared to Attica prison uprising -Use of gas -US actions -Rogers -Kissinger’s schedule -Statement for Ziegler -Telegram to Israel -Wording -Rogers’s schedule -Rabin -Telephone calls to ambassadors -Funeral attendance -Brandt -Effect on chiefs of state schedules Ziegler entered at 9:38 am. Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -Statements by US -US efforts -Rogers’s schedule -Hijacking conference -Television -Meir -The President’s telegram -Rogers’s schedule -Meeting with Israeli officials -Security measures -US flag -Day of mourning -Funeral -Announcement of Olympic Games resumption -Olympic memorial service schedule
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Funeral -Questions at press conference -US flag -John V. Lindsay -George H.W. Bush -The President’s position -Kissinger -Possible questions -Press conference substance -White House interest -Possible Congressional action -National day of mourning -Congress -Precedents -Proclamations by the President -Dag Hammarskjöld -Churchill -The President’s possible personal action -Church prayer -Rogers’s forthcoming speech publicity -Ziegler’s schedule -Telegram -Call to Rabin -US flag
Kissinger, Rogers, Ziegler, and Haig left at 9:48 am.
Conversation No. 771-3 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:53 am.
Conversation No. 771-4 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:53 am Location: Oval Office The President played a dictabelt.
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Conversation No. 771-5 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: 9:53 am - 12:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Murders of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -William P. Rogers’s schedule -Statement at hijacking conference -Possible meeting with the President -Soviet Union issues
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Israeli reaction -Kissinger’s conversation with Yitzhak Rabin -Trip to Tel Aviv -Funeral -Willy Brandt -Kissinger’s view H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 10:02 am. -Moshe Dayan’s previous talk with US charge de affairs -Effect on peace talks -The President’s view -Possible Israeli action -United Nations [UN] action -International hijacking conference -UN Security Council -Kissinger’s schedule -Forthcoming talk with Rabin -Rogers’s schedule -UN -Golda Meir’s statement -Continuation of Olympic Games -World opinion -Israeli position -Israeli action -Beirut -Statement -UN action -Votes in support -Soviet Union -Rogers’s role -The President’s recent conversation with Haldeman Kissinger’s role in foreign policy -Rogers -Edward R.G. Heath -Brandt -Soviet Union -Nuclear agreement -Discussion with allies -Paris peace talks
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to West Germany and the Soviet Union -Announcements -European Security Conference -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Trade agreement -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] Murders of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -The President’s previous conversation with Haldeman -Rogers -UN action -US flag -John V. Lindsay -Congressional action -The President’s view -Irish nationalist -Belfast schoolchildren’s death -Irish reaction -Lod airport incident -Kissinger’s view -Public opinion -Rogers -The President’s possible personal action -Church prayer -Publicity -Purpose -Meaning -Kissinger’s view -Involvement of US government -US flag -Pakistan and Kashmir -Vietnam -Deaths of US soldiers -Precedent -Lindsay -Jewish community -Deaths of Kent State University demonstrators -White House image with Israelis -The President’s previous call to Meir -Staff meeting -Herbert Stein
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Clark MacGregor -Political situation -Stein’s view -US Jewish interest -Israeli interest -Middle East peace settlement -Rogers -Diplomatic viewpoint -Staff meeting -Jewish votes -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s understanding -Jewish background -The President’s understanding -Quaker background -Kissinger’s understanding -Israeli government -Middle East peace settlement -Effect on Jewish community -Settlement interest -Rabin Kissinger’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to Munich and Moscow -Meeting with Brandt -Olympic Games -Delay in trip -West German government schedule -Brandt -Bonn -Attendance at Olympic Games -Israeli request -Public relations -Jewish background -Meeting with Brandt -Location -Munich -Bonn -Talk with Rabin -Position -Rogers
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -UN -Kissinger’s schedule -Unknown person -Japanese News story -William J. Porter -Charles W. Colson -Joseph W. Alsop Kissinger left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 10:12 am. Colson's schedule Bull left at 10:12 am. Release of document -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Abram F. Chayes Role of National Security Council [NSC] advisor -Rogers -Possible meeting with the President -Haldeman’s view -Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -1972 election -Haig -Role -Haldeman’s role -Staff Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -Effect on Presidential campaign -George S. McGovern -Colson -Schedule -Los Angeles -Board of rabbis -Politics of Munich incident -Meir’s statement
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Continuation of Games -White House position -Handling -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Attica prison riot -Press -Early report -Network’s report Colson entered at 10:16 a.m. Document release -Alsop -Chayes -Source -Kenneth W. Clawson -State Department -Possibility of leak -Utilization -Newsweek interest -Alsop and Stewart J.O. Alsop -Howard K. Smith -European security -Circumstances -Paris -Associated Press [AP] coverage -Kissinger -Chayes -Release -European reporter -Reuters -Interest in Europe -Interest in US -Smith -Newsweek -Joseph Alsop -Development of story -Impact on Europe -Jews -Troop cuts
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-Clawson -White House involvement -Colson's office Watergate -Washington Post -McGovern -Murders of Israeli athletes -Coverage -John N. Mitchell -Coverage -Daniel L. Schorr’s question -Mitchell’s correction -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] and Metromedia -CBS -Frank Stanton -Influence -John D. Ehrlichman Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:16 am and 10:25 am. [Conversation No. 771-5A] Ehrlichman's schedule -Oval Office
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [End of telephone conversation] Document release -Joseph Alsop -Reuters -Smith Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:16 am. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:25 am. Television -Residuals -Ehrlichman -Forthcoming memorandum -Prime time access rule -Contract renegotiation -Screen Actors Guild -Leverage -Network productions -Local programs Ehrlichman entered at 10:25 am. -Issue of residuals -Letter to networks -Administration policy -John Gavin -Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead -Director, Office of Telecommunications -Speech supporting Actors Guild -Gavin -The President's letter -Message to networks -The President’s view -Screen Writers Guild -Message to networks -Hollywood productions -Networks
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Gavin -Conversation with the President at San Clemente -Anti-trust suit Presidential campaign issues -Colson, Ehrlichman, Haldeman -The President's family -Cabinet officers -Emphasis on accomplishments of administration -National parks -Sickle Cell Anemia -Peace efforts -Positive issues -Quote from [Maurice] Harold MacMillan -Richard M. Seammon -Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Second term -Arms reduction -World peace -Environmental policies -Supreme Court appointments -McGovern -Offensive strategy -Lawrence F. (“Larry”) O'Brien, Jr’s advice -Responses to McGovern’s campaign -Undersecretaries of government departments -Ronald L. Ziegler -Effect of McGovern’s campaign -Standing -Taxes -Rich compared with poor -Barry F. Goldwater 1964 campaign comparison -Position changes -Support -Organization -Media support -The President’s view -Advantage for McGovern -Media -John [surname unknown]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Kenneth S. Rietz -Ziegler -Hugh Sidey -John F. Osborne -Press -The President’s view -Bias -McGovern -The President -White House social events -The President’s view -Clawson -John A. Scali -Herbert G. Klein -Ziegler -Jerrold L. Schecter and Sidey -Effort for McGovern -Strategy for Nixon Administration -Attack on weak issues -McGovern -Ehrlichman -Effect of television -Print media -Last weeks of campaign -Television -Domestic issues -Welfare increases -Raising taxes -Unemployment and economy -Increased government spending -Tax increases -Concerted effort -Speakers for the President -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Social issues -Amnesty -Marijuana -Polls -The President’s view -Catholics -Labor unionists
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Abortion -Supporters -Radicals -Blacks, youth -Foreign policy -Strategy -Vietnam -R. Sargent Shriver -Lyndon B. Johnson's policy -The President's policy -Withdrawal of US forces -Support of Nguyen Van Thieu -Communist government -Advertising on issue -Strategy -Welfare -George P. Shultz -Elliot L. Richardson -Peter G. Peterson -Weak areas of McGovern policies -Welfare -Racial implications -Taxes -Increases -Recession -Social issues -Amnesty -Marijuana -Foreign policy -Melvin R. Laird -Defense employment -Defense policies -Europe -The President’s view -McGovern’s campaign -Previous statement of Shultz and Richardson -Taxes -Welfare -Treasury Department figures -New York -Radio debate
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Pierre Rinfret -Responding to the Nixon administration -O'Brien -Issues -White House campaign -New York -Peterson's speech -Stein -Higher food prices -Price controls -Inflation -Surrogate speakers -Agnew -Chayes -Schedule -Labor union speech -Republican Congressional candidates -Recorded speech -Reaction
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Watergate -General Accounting Office [GAO] investigation -McGovern files
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Campaign strategy -White House strategy -Monitoring mail -Source and amount of contributions -GAO -Post Office
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Chayes report -Alsop -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Joseph Alsop -NSC files
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Issues -Second term policy -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Joseph Alsop -1976 campaign -Stuart Alsop -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Congress -State of the Union -Tax program -Value-added Tax [VAT] -Proposals -Taxes -Shultz -Rogers -Speech for the International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Rogers -State Department -White House staff -Peter M. Flanigan -Length -Duration -Political coordination -Robert J. Dole and Clark MacGregor -Patrick J. Buchanan -Ehrlichman -Edwin L. Harper -National security -Haig's staff
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30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 33m 46s Ehrlichman and Colson left at 12:18 pm.
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Kissinger's schedule -Forthcoming briefing -Previous meeting with the President and Rogers -Rogers -Forthcoming Moscow trip -Role -Haig Kissinger entered at 12:19 pm. Foreign policy Murder of Israeli atletes at Olympic Games -Kissinger’s meeting with Rabin -Tel Aviv -Rogers -Haig -Tape -Rogers trip to the UN -State Department -Peace offensive -Cables -Israeli actions -1972 election -Soviet Union -Egypt -Rogers image -UN -Vietnam
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s view -UN meeting -Israelis -Israeli actions -Kissinger’s previous meeting with Rabin -Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) -Yom Kippur -Rogers -Haig US-Soviet Union relations -Soviet trade agreement -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Dobrynin -Answer from Moscow -Timing of trade agreement -SALT agreement -Communique following Kissinger’s visit to Moscow -Maritime agreement -Trade agreement -European Security Conference -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Progress -Compared with SALT 1972 Campaign -Soviet agreements -MBFR -Intellectuals -Effect of McGovern statements Vietnam War -Peace negotiations -Hanoi -Possible settlement -Haig -Effect on election -McGovern -The President -Peace negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu -Administration proposals
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Referendum -US proposals -Ellsworth F. Bunker -South Vietnamese press -McGovern -North Vietnamese press -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Moscow -Discussions -Dobrynin -Bombing halt -Proposals -Interval of talks -Post-election policy -Administration strategy -Public opinion -Ceasefire -Possible forums -Timing -Vietnam issue -Timing -Possible agreement -The President’s view -Kissinger’s view -Ceasefire -Bombing Kissinger’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to West Germany and the Soviet Union -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] meeting Kissinger left at 12:33 pm. 1972 Campaign -Effect of Vietnam ceasefire -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -Washington Post and New York Times -Progress -US bombing -Haldeman’s view -John B. Connally's schedule
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Possible meeting with the President -Ehrlichman -Congressional leaders meeting Watergate -MacGregor -Deposition -Mitchell -Deposition -Ehrlichman Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:33 pm. The President's schedule -Executive Office Building Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:38 pm.
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The President and Haldeman left at 12:38 pm.
Conversation No. 771-6 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:38 pm and 3:30 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown man.
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Conversation No. 771-6A]
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Conversation No. 771-7 Date: September 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. [This recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress] Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -United Nations [UN] -State Department -Joseph J. Sisco
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -William P. Rogers -Soviet Union -Israeli funeral -Michael Feldman meeting with Rogers -Funeral -George S. McGovern -Yitzhak Rabin -Jerusalem -Representation -Israeli actions -Rabin -Kissinger’s conversation with Rabin -Assurance -Jerusalem -Possible military action -Palestinian camps -Beirut -Lebanon -Guerillas -Lebanon -Guerrillas -Diplomatic relations -McGovern -Egypt The President’s schedule -Forthcoming speech to the International Monetary Fund [IMF] -George F. Schultz -Program layout -John B. Connally -Kissinger -Rogers -State Department experts -Exchange markets -International economic program -Importance -Connally An unkown person entered and left at an unknown time before 3:47 pm. Delivery of document
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Munich and Moscow -Telegram -State Department -North Atlantic Treaty organization [NATO] -Concerns of allies -Kissinger’s prior consultation -Great Britain -France -West Germany -Rogers -Kissinger’s discussions in Moscow -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -European Security Council -Timing of agreement -Public announcement -Great Britain -Sir Burke Trend -David M. Kennedy Appointment of ambassador -Thailand -Bangkok -[William R. Kintner] -Wife -Thai people -The President’s view -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Kintner -Leonard Unger -Post-election plans -State Department
Post-election planning -State Department -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Rogers -Need for action -The President’s view -Connally -Nelson A. Rockefeller
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Connally -Coexistence with Kissinger organization -Possible Cabinet changes -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Richard G. Kleindienst -John A. Volpe -George W. Romney -Shultz -Conservatives compared to liberals -The President’s view -Conversation with Charles W. Colson McGovern -Jay Lovestone's view -Colson -Campaign financing -Sources -Foreign financing -Soviet Union -Communist strategy Kissinger’s forthcoming visit to Moscow -Cable from State Department -Assurance of US -Agreements with Soviet Union -European concerns -US briefings -The President’s previous trip -Trade issue -Vietnam -Maritime issue -European Security Conference -Rogers -Timing of agreement -MBFR Meeting -Rogers -State Department responsibility -Kissinger’s role -Message from the President -Leonid I. Brezhnev
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Previous meeting with Jacob D. Beam -Nature of Kissinger’s meeting -NATO allies -European Security Conference -Document -Brezhnev -Rogers -Credit Post-election planning -Personnel -State Department -Department of Defense -Media -Organization of Administration -Kissinger’s view -Internal dissension -Haldeman -Rogers -Kissinger -Election significance -Rogers -The President’s view -Dean Rusk -Georgia -Compared to Rusk
1972 election -Public relations -Hollywood party -Kissinger's schedule -Previous Saturday night party Kissinger left at 3:47 pm.
Conversation No. 771-8/770-1
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 6, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm - 6:04 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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The President's schedule -Forthcoming speech to International Monetary Fund [IMF] -George P. Shultz -John B. Connally -Henry A. Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Proposal of US position -Departments of Labor and Treasury -Speech draft -William L. Safire -Shultz -Previous acceptance and Labor Day speeches -Dan Rather’s view -Charles W. Colson -Administration response to Rather -Tone
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40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Duration: 8m 11s ]
Connolly entered at 4:02 pm.
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The President's schedule -Forthcoming speech to the IMF -Connally -Shultz -US proposals -Rogers -US proposals -World reaction -Connally's previous meeting with Shultz -Schultz’s view -Convertibility -Benefits of making speech -Connally’s view -Kissinger -Inflation -Productivity -Jobs Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 4:06 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Connally and Democrats for Nixon staff -Press announcement -The President's forthcoming trip to Texas -Democrats for Nixon -George A. Christian Ziegler left at 4:07 pm.
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The President's accomplishments -White House position -Price controls -Economic policy -Responsible image -Leadership -Louis P. Harris poll figures -Tax reform -The President's tax program -Success -Administration actions -Removal of poor from tax rolls -Personal income taxes -Excise taxes -Corporate taxes -Property taxes -Legislation -1969, 1971 -Significance -Compared to 1913 income tax law -George S. McGovern's tax program -The President’s responses -Connally’s view -Safire -Shultz -Specific examples -Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania example
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -City boards -City services -McGovern program -Effect on local taxes -Lyndon B. Johnson actions -Tax reform legislation -Stanley S. Surrey -Congressional support -1969 tax reform bill
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Presidential appointments -Eugene S. McCarthy -Relationship with McGovern -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] position -Corporation for Public Broadcasting -John W. Macy, Jr. -The President’s view -McGovern -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -FCC vacancy -Nicholas Johnson -The President’s view -Macy -Corporation for Public Broadcasting -Leonard H. Marks -Possible ambassadorial position -McCarthy’s marital status
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -FCC position -Leonard Garment -Possible arts position -Possible endorsement
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:07 pm. The President's schedule -Staff of Democrats for Nixon Bull left at an unknown time before 4:42 pm.
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The President's record -Grain deals
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Effect on Mid-west -Farm prices -Japan -Soviet Union -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet trade agreement -Kissinger and Rogers -Forthcoming announcement -Timing
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Michael R. Gardner, Christian Marks, Jake Jacobsen, Paul Howell, Michael A. Myers, Warren Woodward, Jeno F. Paulucci, William H.G. France, John O. Marsh, Lee A. Vann, and Steven J. Frenzel entered at 4:42 pm.
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Oval Office -Walter H. Annenberg -Steuben Glass -Presidential seal -Trees from PRC -White House print -Unknown British artist -Future Nixon Library -Johnson Library -Duplicate of office -Scale -Flags
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Gardner et al. Left at 5:10 pm. *****************************************************************
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