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Date: 
Sep 07, 1972 - Sep 08, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 772-1 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:50 am and 7:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Unknown person The President left at an unknown time before 7:56 am.
Conversation No. 772-2 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 7:56 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with John D. Ehrlichman. The President's schedule Butterfield left at 7:56 am.
Conversation No. 772-3 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 7:56 am - 8:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressional leaders -Time -Discussion with Gerald R. Ford and Hugh Scott
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Forthcoming office meeting -Press situation -Peter H. Dominick 1972 Presidential campaign -George S. McGovern statement -Tax increase -Budget proposal -The President's response -Percentage -Personal income tax -Welfare proposal -McGovern's budget -The President's response -Amount -The President's response -Revenue sources -Defense budget -Amount of money -Amount -Percent -The President's response -Amount -Possible questions -Ehrlichman's suggestion -Russell B. Long -Welfare ideas -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Statistics -McGovern's plan -Possible testimony -John W. Gardner -Civil suit -Dismissal -Ehrlichman's analysis -Common Cause -Fundraising -Gardner's effort -John V. Lindsay -New York Times
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Bryce N. Harlow -Meeting with the President Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich, Germany -Television coverage -Ehrlichman’s view -The President’s view -Administration actions -Funeral -The President’s actions -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] coverage -Comparison to other similar situations -Ireland -Jews -Pakistan -Virgin Islands -Incident -Political situation described -Administration actions -Statements US economic policies -John B. Connally The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting US economic policies -Connally’s view -Actions on tax proposals -Property taxes -Plans by administration Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:56 am. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 8:04 am. US economic policies Administration's actions
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Property taxes -President's schedule -Press reaction -McGovern's reactions -US News and World Report story -The President's actions -Connally -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -Percentage of property taxes -Call to Connally from Ehrlichman The President and Ehrlichman left at 8:04 am.
Conversation No. 772-4 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:04 am and 10:22 am Location: Oval Office Peter H. Dominick met with Thomas C. Korologos and Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins. Introduction Meeting with the President and Republican Congressional leaders The President entered at 10:19 am. Presentation of commemorative plate to the President -Nancy (Parks) Dominick -Note [Photograph session] William E. Timmons Clark MacGregor
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 1m 52s Atkins left at an unknown time before 10:22 am. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** Dominick and Korologos left at 10:22 am.
Conversation No. 772-5 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:24 am - 10:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich, Germany -Church service -Time -Location -US Capitol -Catholic mass Haldeman left at an unknown time before 10:32 am.
Conversation No. 772-6 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:32 am and 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich, Germany -Interfaith church service -Reflecting Pool -Time -Sponsors -Catholic Diocese of Washington -Jewish Community of Churches -Washington Council of Churches -Attendance -Leonard Garment, Herbert Stein -Question of the President's appearance -Vietnam issue -Demonstrators -Attendance -William P. Rogers -Garment -Stein -The President's appearance -Possible problems -The President’s view -Rogers -Question of moment of silence -White House -US victim [David Berger] -The President’s telephone call to parents -Publicity -Position on draft -Search for identity in Israel -Publicity of call by the President -Rogers -Berger family 1972 election campaign -Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -George S. McGovern -Lebanon and Egypt -Israel -US response -Terrorists -US response -Rogers -Hijacking convention
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Killings -Golf course in St. Croix, Virgin Islands -Shooting and robbery -Responsibility -The President’s view -Blacks
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John W. Gardner -Common Cause suit Dismissal Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:32 pm. George P. Shultz Meeting with Robert D. Gordon and police officials Ronald L. Ziegler's office -John D. Ehrlichman Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am. Common Cause -Gardner -The President’s view -Tax advantages
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Robert J. Dole -Complaints -Common Cause -McGovern -Common Cause Ehrlichman entered at 10:32 am. The President's meeting with Shultz -The President's speech 1972 Presidential campaign -Edward M. Kennedy -Secret Service protection -George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Protection of Kennedy -Charls E. Walker -Acting Secretary of Treasury -Restoration of protection -Question of Kennedy as a candidate -Threatening mail statistics in comparison to other public figures -Lynda Byrd Johnson Robb -Trip to Europe -Secret Service protection -Shooting possibility -Protection -The President’s view Campaign practices -Kennedy -Secret Service protection -White House selection -James J. Rowley -The President’s instructions -Type of coverage -Intelligence gathering -Alfred Wong -Robert Newbrand -Instructions -Haldeman -Shultz
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr.’s taxes -Conversation between Roger O. Barth and Ehrlichman -Shultz’s forthcoming conversation with the President -Haldeman -Alexander P. Butterfield -Shultz -Political issues Press story on Kennedy -William Loeb -Sailing with John V. Tunney -Female companions -Amanda Burden -Length of trip -Kennedy's behavior -Wine bottles -Press situation -Robert F. Kennedy -Secret Service protection for Edward Kennedy -Newbrand -Coverage -The President’s view -Tricia Nixon Cox -Newbrand -Forthcoming conversation with Haldeman -Directorship Directorship of United States Secret Service -The President’s view Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 10:40 am.
Conversation No. 772-7 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:40 am and 10:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Meeting with George P. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 10:41 am.
Conversation No. 772-8 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 10:41 am - 12:22 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz and Stephen B. Bull. Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48am. Greetings Secret Service protection for Edward M. Kennedy -Shultz's role -Alexander P. Butterfield's role -Details concerning coverage -Campaign activities -Type of coverage -Rationale -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Security for Israelis during visits to US -Legal implications of coverage -Eugene T. Rossides -The President’s instructions -Threatening letters to Kennedy -Public figure -The President’s order -Termination of detail -Butterfield’s role John D. Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am. -Details of coverage -Shultz -Legal details of coverage -Other public figures and Secret Service protection
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -John E. Schmitz and Thomas J. Anderson -Coverage by Secret Service -Advisory committee ruling -George C. Wallace -George H. Gallup and Louis P. Harris polls -Vote percentage -H.R. (”Bob”) Haldeman's recommendation -Dr. Benjamin (McLane) Spock -Secret Service reactions -Type of crowds -Shultz's upcoming conversation with Kennedy -Threats received -Secret Service protection -Threats -Mail -Amount in comparison to other public officials -Mail -Kennedy's request Presidential gifts to Shultz from the President -Watch -Four leaf clover -Gift from Shultz to the President -Watch -Monetary bills -Shultz's signature -Specific identifying dates -Highlights of the President's career 1972 Presidential Campaign -Secret Service protection -Kennedy -Campaigning with George S. McGovern -Effect on crowds -McGovern -Increase of communications within Secret Service staff -Type of communications network -Shultz's analysis -Republican National Convention -Testifying before committee -Candidates and primary candidates -Organization of schedule by Secret Service
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Secret Service -James J. Rowley -Meetings with Shultz -Screening individuals -Director of Secret Service -Replacement International economic policies -Reform -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Previous meeting in San Clemente -US policy -Milton Friedman -Meetings between Shultz, Arthur F. Burns, Herbert Stein, William P. Rogers and Peter M. Flanigan -John B. Connally -Discussion with Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Foreign policy and monetary affairs -Actions by Shultz -Shultz and Connally -Convertibility issues -The President’s view -International bureaucracy -Wall Street role -Effect -Meeting between Shultz and Friedman -US attitude toward foreign countries -The President’s view -Domestic concerns -Formulated plan by Shultz and Friedman -Smithsonian Agreement convertibility rates -Central values -Percentages -Problems -Changing central value -French Franc -Japanese Yen -Disappearance of reserves -Problem of August 15, 1971 -Need for flexibility -National reserves
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Importance of monitoring reserve condition -Currency fluctuations -Indication of central rate -Decreasing reserves -Actions by country -Changing central rate -Accumulating reserves -Japan -Trade and exchange rate -Principle of symmetry -Importance of adjustments -Central value link with movement of reserves -Currency convertibility -Effect on reserves -Results -Shultz’s view -Automatic actions in system -Possible effect -Currency speculation -Possible solutions -Rules in zones -Provisions other than exchange rate changes -Monetary system responsibilities -Connally’s view -Europe -Japan and exports -Import surcharge -Adjustment process and exchange rate -Administration of General Agreement on Tariff and Trade [GATT] -Relationship between IMF and GATT -Shultz’s view -Burns -Connally’s concept -US position -Basic system of currency convertibility -Floating currency option -Canada -Floating currency -“Clean float” -Market forces -Intervention -Reserves
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Revaluation -Unit rule -Group of countries forming monetary union -Europe -Common market -Provision by US -The President’s appearance before the IMF -Stein -Draft speech of points -Three points -Importance of peace -Economic expansion -Inflation -Resolution of international trade and currency issues -The President’s actions -Recommendations by the Secretary of Treasury -Basic plan for US -Connally -Kissinger -Burns -Flanigan -Rogers -The President’s statement before IMF -World markets -US position -US markets -The President’s view -Effects -Stability -Intervention -Possible reaction abroad -US plan -US domestic considerations -Hobart Rowen’s view -Edward Dale -The President’s view -Favorability -Press conference -Wall Street Journal -Briefings -Burns -The President's decision
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Financial people -Former Secretaries of Treasury -Academic economists -Pierre Rinfret -Friedman -Leaks -Exchange rates -US position -Smithsonian Agreement rate -1972 election -International economic situation -Kissinger -Other countries in relationship with US -France -Increase in price of gold -Possible effect on markets and Great Britain -West Germany -Alden W. Clausen -Burns -Helmut Schmidt -Common Market actions -Great Britain -Formation of gold bloc by Europeans -Official price compared with higher price -US reaction -Position on monetary reform -Gold -US position -Role of gold in world markets -Rate of supply and rate of demand within industry -Buying and selling outside of market -Long term monetary reform discussions -Raising price by common market -US position -Effect on France -Selling of gold by US -Effect on France -US industries -Buying and selling gold -Gold market in Europe
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
US economic policies -Forthcoming IMF meeting -The President's statement to the IMF -Shultz’s view -Wage and price issue -Automobile companies -Stein, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Plan for wage and price issue -1973 collective bargaining negotiations -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Rowen’s view -Collective bargaining -Pay Board -Price Commission -Forthcoming Labor-Management meeting -Timing -1972 election -Economy, preview budget, future outlook -Announcement by the President -Christmas season -Retention of economic control boards and commissions -Continuation of economic control measures -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Structure -Construction industry effort as entity -Secretary of Labor -Health industry -COLC -Individual cases -Structure of formal control -Changes -Freemarket situation -First part of the President's administration -Authority to impose wage and price controls -Shultz’s view -Time period framework -Congress -Korean War period -Wage and price problem
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Lack of control -Freeze -Wage and price control -The President's actions -COLC -The President’s view -Future problems -Actual effect -Labor -Business -New Commission on Industrial Peace -George Meany -Speech -Press confrontation -COLC -Controls -Further controls -The President’s view -Legislation -Labor contracts -Price contracts -Stipulations -Possible change in mechanism -Income taxes -Treasury Department -Connally -Short form for income tax filing -Timing -Requests for public comments -Effect -Sears, Roebuck and Company -Support -Connally -Minimum taxes -The President’s policies -1969 -Rationale -Congress's reaction -Revenue gains -Shultz’s view -Tax increase
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Tax shelters -The President’s proposal -Property taxes -Importance -Increase in taxes -Value added tax [VAT] and income tax -Minimum tax -Alcohol tax -Dollar basis -Property tax -Homeowners -Elderly homeowner -Lower incomes -Potential benefits -Effect -Amounts -Plan for elderly -Tax forms -Shultz’s view -Education financing -Revenue sharing legislation -Piggyback concepts -Need for incentives -Education financing -Escalation idea -Connally -Friedman -Government revenue increases -Use -Spending -Shultz’s view -Friedman -Government size -Relationship of government size to tax amount -Presidents and Chairmen of Ways and Means Committee -Systematic system -Annual process -Tax system -Wilbur D. Mills -Budget -Tax cut
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Personal income -Amount of money -Effect of rate of inflation -Percent of increase in taxes -Growth of economy -Productivity -Inflation -Federal tax increase -Increase of economy -Workforce -Increase of productivity -Increase of inflation -Capital income basis -Real income -Increase in percentage -Reasons -Amount of money growth per year -Higher incomes and higher tax brackets -Inflation -Rate of tax increase Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Connally, James Roosevelt and John A. Roosevelt Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48 am. US economic policies -Connally -The President’s view -Taxes on alcohol -Percentage of drinkers in US -Christian Scientists, [Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints], Mormons -Property taxes -$50,000 or more tax bracket -$25,000 tax bracket -Minimum taxes -Connally
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Possible effect -Tax reform -Property tax -Poor -Reductions -Elderly -Poor -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] bill -Blue collar workers -Effect of taxes -The President’s view -Friedman's plan -The President’s view -Reduction of government spending -Percent of budget -Effect -National debt -Inflation -Social Security -Size of government -White House staff -Government agency staffs -Reductions -Government programs -Limit -Friedman’s plan -Government spending -Four year plan -Goals -Taxes -Alcohol -Minimum tax -Connally -Poor compared to rich -The President’s previous speech -Patrick J. Buchanan -Piggyback idea -The President’s view -Tax increases -Administrative means -State compared with government needs
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am. Connally -The President’s schedule -Connally, James Roosevelt and John Roosevelt The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:48 am. US economic policies -Discussion between Ehrlichman, Shultz and Connally -Minimum tax -Congress -Actions in 1969 -Administration's opposition to tax loopholes -Capital gains taxes -The President’s view -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Stock -Source of money -Application of tax rate -Effect -Taxes -Social purpose Connally, James Roosevelt, and John Roosevelt entered at 11:48 am. Greetings -California Introductions Discussion of economics -Ehrlichman and Shultz -Date of upcoming meeting Ehrlichman and Shultz left at 11:50 am. US foreign economic policies -IMF meeting -Speech and appearance by the President
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Current economic plan -Former Secretaries of Treasury -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Connally -Shultz -Haldeman -Press story on wage and price controls -Connally -Burns Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Photographs -Press photographs -Seating arrangements Members of the press entered at 11:51 a.m. [General conversation] Earl Warren -Press article Members of the press left at 11:52 am. Julie Nixon Eisenhower Franklin D. Roosevelt -Movie Crusade in Europe -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Franklin Roosevelt's Declaration of War speech -The President’s recollection -Speech on drawing the first draft number -Television -Compared to radio -Appearance -The President’s view -Speaking ability -Type of voice -Connally -Type of manner -George S. McGovern
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -1932 compared to 1972 -New York Times -The office of the presidency -Effect on Franklin Roosevelt -Pictures of Roosevelt at beginning of presidency and at end -Public knowledge of Roosevelt's health -Roosevelt's voice -Health -1944 Presidential campaign -Picture of Roosevelt -Brooklyn, New York -Weather -Sons -Train trip -San Diego -San Clemente -Roosevelt's trip -Southern Pacific Railroad -The President’s residence at San Clemente -Henry Hamilton Cotton -Poker -The President's preference -Wild cards
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Possible roles for the Roosevelts -US bicentennial celebration -Tourism -Europe
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Japan -Tourist trade in Hawaii, Guam, Pacific Islands -Japan influence -West German tourists -The President's conversation with Connally -The two Roosevelt sons -Possible ambassador positions -State Department officials -The President’s view -Duties as an ambassador -Responsibilities to the President -Africa st -1 term appointments -1972 election -The President's conversation with Lyndon B. Johnson -Use of celebrities -Dwight Eisenhower First Family -Austria -Forthcoming conversation with Connally -Ambassadorships -Other Presidential appointments Presidential appointments -McGovern -1972 election -Possible commission appointment -Conversation between Ehrlichman and James Roosevelt -Domestic Council -Legislation -Committee relationships -Partisanship -Rogers C.B. Morton -Ehrlichman US Bicentennial celebration -International situation -Domestic affairs -Current situation -Local counties -Philadelphia -World's Fair
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Old buildings in San Francisco -Type of celebration -Great Britain -US democracy -Duration of government -Press coverage -Television programs -John and James Roosevelt -Bipartisanship -The Atlantic Charter -International application -Wording of the Declaration of Independence -Unified political philosophy -Effects of words -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -World War I -Fourteen Points proposal -Wording -Effect -Planning -Timing -1972 election -Intellectuals -Eisenhower Fellowship Foundation -John Roosevelt -Trustee -Individuals' participation -Assistance to foreign government -Turkey -Prime Minister -Eisenhower -Latin America -Tom McKay[?] -Robert B. Anderson -Eisenhower Library -Johnson Library -Roosevelt Presidential Library -Condition of house -Visit by the President -Eisenhower -Invitation to Roosevelts' children
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Time -Duration of meeting -Roosevelt's sons -Comment on meeting
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The President's Labor Day speech -National Commission for Industrial Peace -John Roosevelt's interest -Member of Labor committee -Idea of consultant -English people and Labor Party -1972 election Labor issues -Compulsory arbitration -Pay Board -Collective bargaining -Grievances -Teacher's strike -New York City Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Presidential seal -Wives [General conversation]
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Connally, Roosevelt, and Roosevelt left at 12:22 pm.
Conversation No. 772-9 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 12:23 pm - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Edward J. Kiernan, Robert D. Gordon, John Harrington, Charles Baulman, and Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. [The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings [Photograph session] -[General conversation] Copies of photographs International Conference of Police Associations -Support by the President and administration -The President’s recent nomination acceptance speech -Appointment of judges -State judges -Supreme Court -Legislation -Survivors’ benefits -Krogh -Civil rights -Grand jury appearances -Status for policemen -Compared with private citizens or criminals -Bill of Rights -Policemen -Possibility of death -Effect -Comparison of police to Army and Navy
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Peace efforts -Lack of respect -Chicago police -George S. McGovern -Effect on children -Need for respect -Review boards -Police procedures -Composition -Entertainers -New York -Los Angeles -Police or citizen review board -Lyndon B. Johnson -Cooperation by administration with police issues -Department of Justice -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Statement in New York Presidential gifts -Cuff links -Presidential seal -Wives Kiernan et al. left at 12:35 pm.
Conversation No. 772-10 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:35 pm and 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 772-17 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: unknown between 12:35 pm and 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 772-11 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 12:37 pm - 1:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Previous meeting with James and John A. Roosevelt -First families -Reputations -Celebrity value -John S.D. Eisenhower -Belgium -Chiang Kai-shek -Idea of American royalty -John B. Connally -James Roosevelt -Haldeman’s view -James and John Roosevelt -Working together
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30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
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Clark MacGregor and Frederic V. Malek -Suggestion -A meeting between the President and Maurice H. Stans -Encouragement to Stans -Dinner -Suit in District Court Speeches -Length -Haldeman's conversation with Raymond K. Price, Jr. -American Legion speech -The President's position -Content of speech -Length stipulations -Effect on content -American Legion speech -Number of words -Effect on content -Number of words -Number of words -Price -Form -Number of words -Supplementary material -Price -Understanding of speech writing problems Polls -Charles W. Colson report -Louis P. Harris poll
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Vietnam -Bombing and mining of harbors -Percentage points -Communist control of Vietnam -Percentage points -Coalition government in Saigon -Percentage points -Shift in American opinion on Vietnam War -Campaign tactics by Nixon toward George S. McGovern -McGovern’s policy -Earlier poll results -Current poll results -Declining confidence in McGovern -McGovern’s comments -Poll results -McGovern's victory -Possible effect in Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu and coalition government -Poll results -Credibility of R. Sargent Shriver’s comment -Henry A. Kissinger's trip to Paris and Saigon -McGovern’s view -Poll results -McGovern’s reaction -Poll results -McGovern and Kissinger's negotiations -Pierre Salinger’s trip -W. Ramsey Clark and investigation of US bombings -The President’s 1968 promises -Earlier poll results -Current poll results -US troops in Vietnam -The President's position -McGovern's position -Poll results -William P. Rogers -Speaking out on Vietnam -State Department -Bombing statements -Withdrawal statements
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Vietnam -Communist takeover -US public opinion -Kissinger's opinion -Liberals in US -Joseph R. McCarthy -Kissinger -Rogers
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Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 1:03 pm. Press relations -Tax increase issue -Hugh Scott and Gerald R. Ford statement -Tax increase -Spending ceiling -Congress responsibility -Press questions -Tax issue and duration of administration -The President's position -Statement by Ziegler -Tax increase -Possible Congressional action -Possible effect -Submitting tax increase and budget cuts -Tax increase -Numbers -Statement by Ziegler
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Tax increases -Duration of administration -Forthcoming press conference -Ziegler appearance with John D. Ehrlichman -Tax issue -Press questions -Response by Ehrlichman and administration -Administration's statement -Administration’s strategy -McGovern's budget -Amount of money -Tax increase -The President's position -McGovern's position -Administration's position -The President’s view -Ehrlichman's appearance with Ziegler -The President's position -Ehrlichman -Congressional leaders -The President's recent nomination acceptance speech -Tax increase issue -Value-added tax [VAT] -Tax reform -Equitability -Changes -McGovern's position -The President's position -Reform issue relation upon tax increase -McGovern's position -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Patrick J. Buchanan -Taxes -Public relations aspects -Nixon's tax -Administration's response during press conference -Consideration of the issue -Latest reports and information -Upcoming years of new administration -Reforms and proposals -McGovern's position
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Ehrlichman -The President’s view -The President's schedule James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Trip to North Vietnam -Negotiations for the release of US prisoners of war [POW’s] -Harold Gibbons -Kissinger -Administration's public response -Effects of response -Salinger -Jane Fonda -Clark Press relations with administration -Hoffa's trip to Vietnam and other related incidents Propaganda -Administration's position -David Dellinger -Edward M. Kennedy -Clark and Fonda’s statements in Vietnam -Salinger and a negotiating position in Vietnam -Negotiations in North Vietnam and Paris -Administration's public position in press conference -Hoffa’s actions -Ziegler’s view -Hoffa’s conduct -Role of private citizen -Clark and Salinger -Analysis -Press -The President's position -The President’s view -White House position on Salinger -Hoffa’s conduct Forthcoming press conference -Economic issue -Tax increase issue
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -VAT -Meeting between George P. Shultz and the President -Recommendations -Ehrlichman Republican congressional leaders -Ignorance of McGovern’s welfare plan Press corps -Communications -Press conferences -Types of questions -Distortions of facts on the President's previous statements -Tax issue -VAT Economic issue -Press stories -Afternoon press conference -Ehrlichman appearance with Ziegler -Time -Tax increase issue -VAT -McGovern -Budget -New York speech -Amount -Percent of tax increase -Tax increase -The President's position -Second term -Size of government -Tax reform -VAT -Equity -Package to Congress submitted in 1969 -Minimum tax -Income threshold -Shultz -Recommendation before 1972 election -Minimum tax
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Equity -Income -Property tax reform -Tax reform and tax reduction -Changes -Connally -Significance -Acceptance speech -Administration's actions -Individual taxes -Corporate taxes -Excise tax -Tax roles -Type of people -Salaries -Reductions in percentages -Press reactions to economic message -Camera -Ehrlichman's statement -Presentation of statement -Tone -The President's position -Shultz -Property tax reform -1972 election -VAT -Hypothetical questions during press conference Press relations -Party for the press -Reactions -Effect -Accessibility to press -The President's appearance -Effect -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Press attitude -McGovern -Answering the President's challenges -The President's appearance -Campaigning
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Hors d'oeuvres -The President’s view Ziegler’s schedule White House staff -Ronald L. Jackson -The President’s view -Type of manager -Lucy A. Winchester -The President’s view -Menu items -Ziegler’s view -The President’s view -Jackson -Philippine staff -Black people -Type of workers -Comparison to blacks -Henry Haller -White House Chef -Haldeman’s view -Desserts -Type of food prepared -Fish -Camp David and Sequoia's chef -Victorio M. Dela Cruz -Zosimo T. Monzon -The President’s view -Pedro A. Baylon -San Clemente chef (Dela Cruz) -Type of food -The President's visit -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Menu -Warmth of food Comparison of White House kitchen to the President's residence kitchen in White House -Redecorating -The President's conversation with Mrs. Nixon
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Kitchen -Compared with San Clemente kitchen -Remodeling White House staff -The President’s view -Fred Mayfield -Jackson -Type of staff -Blacks Press conference -Administration's position and response to questions -Tax increases -Shultz -VAT -McGovern Ziegler left at 1:27 pm. White House staff -The President’s view Press relations -Administration's position -Congressmen and senators White House staff -Ehrlichman's staff -Knowledge -Public statements -Writer for Ehrlichman -Lee W. Huebner -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Buchanan -Buchanan -Response speeches
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Awards by the President -Republican National Convention -Certificates -Letters -Watches -Shultz -Watch as a gift Vietnam -Casualties
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Conversation No. 772-12 Date: September 7, 1972
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Time: 3:36 pm - 4:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert P. Griffin, Mickey S. Lolich and Thomas C. Korologos. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings Introductions Baseball -Length of season -Carl M. Yastrzemski -Pitching by Lolich -Average -Swing -Visit to White House -Work with children -Al Kaline -Baltimore Orioles -Victories Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Presidential seal -Pin -Presidential seal Visit to the White House by Detroit Tigers baseball team -Date -Wives -The President's visit with Lolich's wife -World Series game -Michigan Presidential gifts -Golf ball -Kaline Allen J. Ellender
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:36 pm. The President’ schedule -Arthur F. Burns Bull left at an unknown time before 3:42 pm. Lolich's background -Croatians -The President's trip to Belgrade -Lolich's father -Lolich on a motorcycle Burns and George P. Shultz entered at an unknown time after 3:36 pm. Introductions -Money Economic condition -Percent -Baseplayers' salaries -Wage and price freeze Griffin, Lolich and Korologos left at 3:42 pm. Shultz's introduction to Lolich -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Winning game -Number The President’s schedule Request for a photograph Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:42 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:28 pm.
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Economic policy -Spending ceiling -The President's possible conversation with Wilbur D. Mills -Burns's analysis -Mills's support for the President -Support of US -The President's possible conversation with Mills -Political situation -Debt ceiling bill -Shultz's meetings with George H. Mahon and Mills -Senate -Debt ceiling bill -$200 billion ceiling -Mahon's analysis -Effect on programs -The President's analysis -Possible impoundment -Effect on Congress -Debt ceiling hearings -Amount of money -Estimate of debts -Shultz’s view -Time duration -Burns -Mills's view -Domestic financial markets -International financial markets -International Monetary Fund [IMF] meetings -The President's appearance -Statement -Herbert Stein's preparation -The President's knowledge of subject -Prepared notes by Treasury staff -The President's statement -Idea of selling the President's proposal to press -Edward Dale -Wall Street Journal -Election year -The President as target by critics -Shultz's speech compared with the President's speech -Content
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
US international economic policies -Shultz and Burns proposal -William P. Rogers -Stein -Rogers -US proposals -Effect on foreign markets -Burns’s analysis -Relationship between US and foreign economic markets -Japan -Kakuei Tanaka -Relationship with US -US 1972 election -Effect -Burns’s possible visit to Japan -Effect -Hawaii -Relationship with Europe -Henry A. Kissinger’s office -Tanaka -Background -Knowledge -US relationship with various foreign countries -Europe -Japan -Canada -Trip to Latin America by Burns -Mexico -Brazil -Argentina -Latin America -Invitation of governors of central bank of foreign countries -Brazil -Argentina -Colombia -Venezuela -Peru -Columbia -Mexico -Trip by Burns
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Trip to Mexico City by Burns -Date -The President’s view -Chile -Social invitation -Burns -Foreign diplomats and ambassadors -Financing of luncheon -State Department -Diplomacy -Great Britain -Latin America -Report by Burns -Trip -Argentina -Gen. Juan Domingo Peron -Relationship with US -Financial organization -Governor of Central bank -Credentials -Burns’s view -Burns’s conversation with economic advisors -Brazil -Peru -Brazil -Burns’s view -Capitalism -Type of government -Expropriation -The President’s view -Honduras -Peru -Argentina -Burns’s view -State Department -Radicals in foreign countries -Chile -Relationship with Brazil -Latin America -The President’s view -Uruguay
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Autocratic governments -Emilio Garrastazu Medici -Conversation with Burns -US press stories of countries in Latin America -Criticism of governments by US press -Political prisoners -Political prisoners -Chile -Terrorism -History -The President’s view -Medici -Conversation with Burns -American businessmen -Burns -Private enterprise and foreign investments -Brazil -The President’s view -Type of country -Secretary of Treasury -Trips -Europe Israel -Olympics raid in Munich Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:42 pm. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with congressional leaders -Photographer Bull left at an unknown time before 4:28 pm. Middle East -Israel -Burns’s view -Possible retaliation -Beirut -Burns’s trips abroad -Types of people
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Israelis -Arabs -Murder of Israeli Athletes at Olympic Games in Munich -Terrorists -Lebanon -Arabs -US relationship -Actions by Israel -Need for negotiations -Possible result of peace efforts -US relationship -1972 Presidential election -Idea of progress in relationship and timing -Kissinger -US relationships -Jordan, Lebanon, Iran and Saudi Arabia -Soviet Union -Relationship with Egypt, Syria, and Iraq -Israel -Relationship toward Soviet Union -US–Soviet Union relationship -US relationship -Rogers -Efforts by US towards Israel -Kissinger -1972 election US economic policies -Taxes -1972 election -McGovern -Strategy -Corporations -Individuals -Mills -McGovern’s budget -Tax proposals -Burns’s view -Type of plan -Attack on the President -Sales tax and value-added tax [VAT]
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Burns’s view -Political weights -The President's position -Increase of taxes -Tax reform -Minimum tax proposal -Municipal securities -Capital gains taxes -Idea of satisfying sense of equity -Idea of raising taxes -Minimum tax proposal -Shultz’s view -Tax shelters -McGovern -Perception of current policy John D. Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 4:07 pm. -Tax reform program -Ehrlichman's statements at press conference -VAT -Governors and mayors -Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -Position on VAT -Ehrlichman’s comments -The President's administration -Tax increase -Tax substitution -Tax Reform Act of 1969 and 1971 -The President's tax policies -Poor -Elderly people -Reducing lower income brackets -Taxes on corporations -Equity -ACIR -Problems with study on VAT -ACIR conclusions -Sales tax or VAT -Election year
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -McGovern's position -Tax increases -McGovern's policies -Spending increases -Programs -Military budget -Welfare program -Other programs -Results as a tax increase -Question of who will be affected by a minimum tax -Type of revenue -Amount -Burns’s view -Tax shelter industry -Individuals affected by tax increase -Burns’s view -Salaries of $50,000 or above -The President's position -Idea of politics -Salaries of $15,000-25,000 -Public relations aspects -1969 proposal -Revisions -Depletion allowances -Tax preferences -Tax laws -Democratic Congress -Raising taxes -Current tax percentage -People affected by tax increase -Public relations -Burns’s view -Tax increases -Administrations position -McGovern’s view -Tax reform compared with tax increase -1972 Presidential campaign -Ehrlichman's transcript of press briefing -McGovern compared with Nixon position -Tax increases -Tax increases
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Individuals in high income brackets -The President’s view -1969 proposal to Congress -Savings -Additional spending -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Community action -Relief on property taxes -The President's position -Tax reform compared with tax increase -Tax increase -People with mid-level income -Tax decreases -Property taxes -Result of both positions -Property tax -Revenue sharing -The President's previous conversation with Shultz -IMF -Meeting between the President, Shultz, Ehrlichman, and Burns -Political considerations -Status quo -Burns’s view -Economic discussions -Edwin S. Cohen -Contributions to discussions -Tax issue The President's schedule -Meeting with Senators -Photographs -Meeting between Shultz, Ehrlichman, and Burns -Location -Cabinet Room Shultz, Burns, and Ehrlichman left at 4:28 pm.
Conversation No. 772-13
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:28 pm and 4:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressional and gubernatorial candidates -Senators Butterfield left and Ehrlichman entered at 4:30 pm. US economic policies -The President's upcoming meeting with Republican Congressional and gubernatorial candidates -Possible discussion with Edward W. Brooke -Money for public housing -The President's response Ehrlichman left at 4:31 pm.
Conversation No. 772-14 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: 4:32 pm - 4:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Cufflinks -Number of Senators -Photograph session -Arrangements -Cufflinks
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Edward W. Brooke, James R. Grover, William L. Scott, Dewey F. Bartlett, Peter V. Dominici, Jesse A. Helms, Ben C. Taledano, Jack Hawke, Edward Johnson, Bill Kid, Gene Taylor, David C. Treen, David Seratkin, Christopher S. (“Kit”) Bond, Otis Bowen, James Holzhouser, Morris Kay, Richard Larsen, Carveth Thompson, Harry S. Dent, John E. Nidecker, and Richard K. Cook entered at 4:32 pm.
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52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
George P. Shultz, Burns, and Ehrlichman entered at 4:47 pm.
1972 Presidential Campaign -George S. McGovern's statement -Conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman National economy -Tax reform proposals 1972 Campaign -Democratic Party -Strategy -George Meany Helms left at an unknown time before 4:49 pm.
Conversation No. 772-15 Date: September 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:47 pm and 6:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Arthur F. Burns and John D. Ehlichman. US economic policies -John B. Connally’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Ronald L. Ziegler -Inclusion in meeting -Knowledge of subject -Questioning by press -George S. McGovern's campaign -Tax increase -Minimum tax -Salary income -1970
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Funds raised -Tax returns filed -Relationship to those who paid taxes -Number of people paying taxes -Number of adjusted gross income -Definition of adusted gross income -Tax shelters -Effect of shelter -Minimum tax -Size of income -Shultz’s view -Size of tax -The President’s 1969 proposal -Preference income -Amount of money -Rate proposed -Half the rate of salary bracket -Section average -Rate proposal -Increases -Tax increase -Limitations -Salaries -The President’s position -Tax proposals Ziegler entered at 4:49 pm. Taxes -Ziegler's analysis -Difficulties possible -Press story -Tax increase -McGovern -The President's position -1969 proposal of tax reform -Burns’s view -Congressional reaction -Minimum tax -Democratic Congress -Idea of tax reform
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Proposal by the President -1969 proposal -Higher tax for those who have tax shelters -Purpose of tax reform -1970 -Amount of money -Property tax reform -1969 proposal -The President's current position -Possible effect -Ehrlichman’s view -Money usage from taxes -The President’s view -Poor -Elderly -Middle income -Proposal to Congress -Amount of money in Congress -Connally -Awareness of tax situation -Property tax reform -Interlocking city and state jurisdictions -Revenue sharing -Elderly -Amount of income -Tax credit -Shultz’s possible solution -Age -Burns's situation in Vermont -Governor of Vermont [Deane C. Davis] -Vetoes -OEO bill -Amount of taxes in 1946 -Current amount -Increase in taxes -Burns’s view -Increase in real property value -Burns’s position in society -Type of income -Type of property -Rural location
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Compared with cities -Middle or low income -Type of taxes -Actual value in taxes -Revenue sharing -Effective reduction in property tax -Property tax -Effect from revenue sharing -Various states -Variation -Tax credit for elderly -Effect -Group situation -Deductions -Property tax in local government -Incentive for property tax reform -Effect on federal government -Alternative solution -Burns -Wealthy -The President's current proposed position -Proposed statement for press -Idea of artificial deadline -Burns -McGovern -Funding -Business taxes -Welfare programs -Amount of money -Number of people in America on welfare -Wealthy people and taxes -Tax reform -Studying and advocating issue -Congressional reactions -Actual amount of money in proposal -Tax shelter -Equity proposition -Capital gains -Idea of location of money -Investment tax credit -Earlier advocacy
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Idea of tax reform -Definition -Tax increase -Democrats' idea -Re-allocation of funds without raising taxes -McGovern -Ehrlichman’s response -The Administrations actions -Increase taxes without reform -Political considerations -Burns’s view -Timing -Current position of administration -Proposal -Tax structure -Tax reform -Opponents -Tax reform -Tax increase -Administration's position -VAT -Equitable tax -Proposal -1969 proposal -Tax credit for elderly -Property taxes -Tax reform -Tax shelter -Democratic Congress -Milton Friedman's proposal -Fiscal dividend -Factoring into tax system the result of inflation -Stopping the rise of growth of government -Variety of methods -Idea of restraint -President’s view Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:49 pm. Refreshments
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:21 pm. US economic policies -Real property tax -Methodology -Effect of inflation on property tax -Tax increase -Inflation -Government influence -Financing the spending of programs -Problem -Inflation rate -Property tax -Inflation -Effect on property taxes -Adjusting income tax -Social Security -Adjustment of rates -Income taxes -Reduction of taxes -Possible adjustment of taxes -Various methods -Congress's history -Effect on income tax -Reductions -Calibration -Present tax system -Congress -Direction of tax rate -Inflation -Opposition -Burden on taxpayers -Rate adjustment Ziegler left at 5:21 pm. Economy -Inflation -Escalation devices -Additional revenue -Expansion of government
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Reduction of tax rates -Burns’s position -Political considerations -Friedman’s proposal -Earmarking of $5 billion -Lack of increase of taxes An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 5:21 pm. The President's schedule The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 5:34 pm. Economy -Interest rates -Money supply -Comparisons -Current trend -Burns and Shultz -Money supply -Political considerations -Housing -Savings and loan associations -Short term rates -Prime rate -Federal Reserve Bank -Discount rate -Burns’s view -Burns's effort -Application for discount rate change -Treasury's response -Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank -Bank in Boston Federal Reserve Bank -Burns's efforts -Friedman's proposal -The President’s view -Description for national speech -Meeting between the President and Friedman -Restraints on spending -The President’s view -Office of Management and Budget [OMB], Treasury Department
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Administration policies -Shultz -Capitol Hill -Congress -Growth of government -Size of government -Government expenditures -Percent of dollar value of US output and taxes -1971 -McGovern's plan -Percentages -Calculations of McGovern's proposals -Weekly announcements -Casper W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Inventory of costs -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Congress Ziegler entered at 5:34 pm. -McGovern's budget -Republican leadership -Republican National Committee [RNC] and Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Documentation of weekly announcement -McGovern’s budget proposal -Tax -Equity -Effect on taxes -McGovern's current position -Brookings Institute -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Press conference -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Statement on tax increase -Tax increase -Administration's position -Reactions by Congress Environmental issue -Water bill
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Question of veto -Possible response -Water pollution bill -Effects of bill on industries -Gerald R. Ford -Veto -Shultz's analysis -Businesses -Burns's analysis -Actual issue and importance -Veto -Possible outcome -Automobile companies -Ford Motor Company -Effort by government Automobile emissions systems -Platinum catalysts -Bell system announcement -Timing -General Motors [GM] Environmental issue -Water bill -Authorization by contract authority -Money amount to be spent -William D. Ruckelshaus -Possible veto -Possible outcome -The President’s view -Spending -Appropriations Committee -Funds -Contract authority -Transportation Department -Administration actions -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] Economy -Tax issue -Forthcoming meeting with the President
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Public relations -Connally -Political judgement -Clark MacGregor -Meeting between the President, Burns, Ehrlichman and Shultz -The President’s view -Simplification of tax forms -Idea of new approach -Friedman's plan -Amount -Idea of restraint -Tax reduction -Fiscal dividend -Government spending -Property tax reform -Tax increase -Complexity of issue -Increasing rate -Minimum tax rates -Notion of an increase -Tax credit -Shultz and Burns -Ehrlichman’s comments to the press -Administration plans -Ehrlichman's transcript -Connally -Adjustment within current tax levels -The President’s view -Burns’s view -Tax increase -Forthcoming report to the President -Minimum tax proposal -Effects -Friedman’s approach -Technicalities -Property tax reform -Tax credit -Tax credit -Effect on rate -Burns -Tax reform
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Burns’s involvement in issue -Monetary problems -International monetary policy -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Announcement of discussion -Date -Interest rates -Announcement -Speech to the IMF -Welcome address by the President -IMF -Ehrlichman -Personal taxes Presidential gifts -Watches -Presidential seal -Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Saud Burns and Shultz left at 5:42 pm. Economic meeting -Ehrlichman Ehrlichman left 5:42 pm. Passport for trip to North Vietnam by James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Revocation -William P. Rogers -Parole board Public relations on economics -Tax credit -Increase of taxes -McGovern’s plan -Individuals and taxes The President's schedule -Press reports to the press by the administration -The President's schedule -Meetings
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Ambassadors -Burns -Ehrlichman and Henry A. Kissinger H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 5:44 pm. The President's meetings with staff members -Haldeman -Charles W. Colson -Bugging Bugging devices -Democrats -Democrat National Chairman -Jean Westwood -Possible bugging -Democrat headquarters -Watergate -Box in hall with wires -Fire alarm -Edward Bennett Williams -Type of box -Question of accusation of Republicans of bugging -Press -Press response -Call from Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr. to Ehrlichman -Reason Hoffa -Revocation of passport Ziegler left at 5:48 pm. Home Builders Association -Small home builders -Support of Nixon administration -Administrations policies -Effect on Congress -Fundraising -Dinners -Film
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s view -Maurice H. Stans -George W. Romney -Proposal -Audiotape -Administration's response -The President's willingness to attend dinners -Fundraising -The President’s view -McGovern -Teachers Kissinger -Award -Family of Man Council of Churches Man of the Year (City of New York) -Whitney M. Young, Jr. -Selection of the President in 1969 -Director of projects -Appearance by Kissinger before Council of Churches Council of Churches -Fundraising -Question of Kissinger's appearance -Golden Medallion Award to the President -Bronze award to Kissinger -White House staff -Golden Medallion Award -Raymond P. Shafer -Drug Abuse program -The President’s view -Kissinger in comparison to Shafer The President's schedule -Cruise on the Sequoia -Haldeman -Colson -Reason -MacGregor -Location -Ehrlichman
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Family -Herbert G. Klein -Robert H. Finch -Location -Leonard Garment -Colson Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15A] Request for a call to Garment [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -John N. Mitchell -Martha (Beall) Mitchell Haldeman talked with Garment at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15B] Cruise on Sequoia -Dinner cruise -Clothes -Timing [End of telephone conversation] Cruise on Sequoia -Clothes -Attendance -Harry S. Dent -William E. Timmons -Colson Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm.
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Conversation No. 772-15C] Request for a call to Timmons [End of telephone conversation] Timmons -Conversation Cruise on Sequoia -Bryce N. Harlow Haldeman talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15D] Attendance on cruise on Sequoia -Garment -Dock -Time -Reason for cruise [End of telephone conversation] Cruise on Sequoia -Dent Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15E] Request for a call to Dent [End of telephone conversation] Cruise on Sequoia -Number of attending -Dent -Timmons -Garment
67 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Dent -Colson -Richard A. Moore -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Patrick J. Buchanan -Reason for cruise -Attendance -Colson -Number -Dent -Call to Colson Stephen B. Bull entered at 6:06 pm. Haldeman talked with Dent at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15F] Attendance on cruise on Sequoia -Dock -Time -Timmons -Garment [End of telephone conversation] Cruise on Sequoia -Attending individuals -Dent Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15G] Call to Colson [End of telephone conversation] Cruise on Sequoia -Garment
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Colson -Timmons -Motorcade -Automobile -Dock Haldeman talked with Colson at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15H] Cruise on Sequoia -Dock -Time -Poll material -Attending individuals Bull left at 6:09 pm. -Dent -Timmons -Buchanan -Garment -Automobiles [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15I] Request for a call to Buchanan [End of telephone conversation] Garment -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Activities -Memorial service -Conversation with Max Fisher -Haldeman
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Kissinger Kissinger -Schedule -Verification meeting -Richard M. Helms -Gerard C. Smith -[David] Kenneth Rush -Military personnel The President’s schedule -Cruise on Sequoia -Rogers Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15J] Haldeman's schedule Attendance on cruise on Sequoia [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:44 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15K] Buchanan Cancellation The President left at an unknown time before 6:14 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 6:06 pm. Executive Protective Service [EPS] assistance -Edward M. Kennedy -John V. Lindsay
70 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -United Nations [UN] -Demonstrations -Shultz -Troops -George H.W. Bush -Shultz Haldeman talked with Buchanan at an unknown time between 6:06 pm and 6:14 pm. [Conversation No. 772-15L] Attendance on cruise on Sequoia -Time The President entered at an unknown time after 6:06 pm. -Car [End of telephone conversation] Melvin C. Snyder -Death -Widow -Rose Mary Woods The President's schedule -Forthcoming Cabinet breakfast meeting -Timmons -Peter H. Dominick Robert C. Wilson -Congressional relations MacGregor -Polls -William E. Brock, III Haldeman -Cabinet agenda -Breakfast meeting between the President and Cabinet members -MacGregor
71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Polls -Wilson and Dominick -Political campaigns -Date of meeting -Activities of members -Polls -The President’s instructions -Conversation about polls -Brock Youth -Republican National Committee -Barbara H. Franklin -Anne L. Armstrong Cabinet -Subject of breakfast meeting -Legislative session -Strategy on Congressional relations -Ehrlichman -Colson Meeting between the President, Ehrlichman and Colson -Timmons -Cabinet EPS situation -Shultz and Butterfield -Assistance -Number -Bush request -New York City -Demonstrators -New York police -Lindsay -Reasons for assistance Secret Service protection for Kennedy -Kennedy -Haldeman's conversation with Robert Newbrand -James J. Rowley
72 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Assignments -Type of detail on Kennedy -Number -Time duration -The President’s instruction -Amanda Burden -Request by Kennedy Butterfield left and Ziegler entered at 6:12 pm. Cruise on Sequoia -Attendance -Garment -Colson -Buchanan and Timmons -Reasons for cruise -Congressional relations -Various issues Haldeman Ziegler left at an unknown time before 6:15 pm. Secret Service protection for Kennedy -Haldeman's conversation with Butterfield -Conversation with Rowley -Handling details for Secret Service -Rowley -Haldeman's upcoming conversation with Newbrand -Gratitude by Newbrand towards Haldeman and the President -Newbrand's coverage of Kennedy -Possible outcome -The President’s view -1976 election -Coverage by Secret Service of Kennedy -Newbrand -Actions toward Kennedy -John F. Kennedy Cruise on the Sequoia
73 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Travel -Mount Vernon -Helicopter John Mitchell -Birthday -Forthcoming telephone call The President and Haldeman left at 6:15 pm.
Conversation No. 772-16 Date: September 7 and 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:15 pm, September 7 and 9:19 am, September 8, 1972 Location: Oval Office Unknown people entered. Oval Office -Cleaning The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 9:19 am, September 8, 1972.