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Date: 
Sep 11, 1972 - Sep 12, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 774-1 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:18 am and 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Unknown woman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:40 am.
Conversation No. 774-2 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:18 am and 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Instructions on handling special item The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:40 am.
Conversation No. 774-22 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:18 am and 9:40 am Location: Oval Office
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President met with an unknown person. Instructions -Rose Mary Woods The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:40 am.
Conversation No. 774-3 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 9:40 am - 9:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Camp David An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:40 am. Refreshments The unknown person left an unknown time before 9:59 am. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time beteween 9:40 am and 9:59 am. [Conversation No. 774-3A] Telephone call to Chris Schenkel -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] sports -Munich, Germany [End of telephone conversation] 1972 Olympic Games in Munich
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US – Soviet Union basketball game -Boxing -Diving -Haldeman’s view -Wrestling -Rifle event -US and Soviet Union basketball game -Controversy in last minute of game -Timing of last field goal -Fouling -Time calling -Comparison to other programs -Sports announcers view of controversy -Frank Gifford -Wilt Chamberlain -Coverage -Howard Cosell -Boxing -Ray Seales -Bobby G. Seale -Black community -American patriotism -National Anthem -Standing for American flag -American athletes -Shirley Povich -Howard K. Smith -Importance of national pride -Swimming event example -Life magazine -Mark Spitz -Position -The President's attempted call -Possible visit to the White House -Henry C. Cashen, II -Charles W. Colson -Spitz’s coach -Donald Schollander -Spitz’s coach
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Miss America [Terry Anne Meeuwsen] -Haldeman’s view -Pageant -Jews Watergate -Washington Post -Source -Martha (Beall) Mitchell -Guard's involvement -Knowledge -Question of accuracy of story -Grand jury investigation of Watergate -Letter involved -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -White House staff possible involvement -Grand jury indictment -White House public relations strategy -Clark MacGregor -Ronald L. Ziegler -Democrats' role -White House involvement -Policy line development -John W. Dean III, -Colson -John D. Ehrlichman -Investigation -Civil suit -Congressional inquiry -William Proxmire -Edward M. Kennedy
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Watergate story in Washington Post -Information from defendent -Dean's report -Testimony before grand jury -James W. McCord, Jr. Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:40 am and 9:59 am. [Conversation No. 774-3B] Dean's report -Determination of source -Alfred C. Baldwin [End of telephone conversation] Watergate defendants -Baldwin -Mitchell -Grand jury testimony -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:40 am. The President's schedule -Peter M. Flanigan -Meeting with Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] Bull left at an unknown time before 9:59 am. White House staff -The President’s view
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Staff cuts -Domestic Council -Size -Henry A. Kissinger's staff -The President’s view -State Department -Frank C. Carlucci -Possible position -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -John C. Whitaker -National Park Service position -The President’s view -Motivation of staff members -Washington DC environment George S. McGovern’s allegation -News summary -Secret campaign funds -Cover-up -US – Soviet Union grain deal -Press involvement -International Telephone and Telegraph Company [ITT] analogy -Teapot Dome analogy -Press reaction -Washington Post, New York Times -Earl L. Butz The President's schedule -Camp David -Republican National Committee meetings -Vacation time -Sequoia -Camp David Congressional committees -Investigations -Taxes -Lawrence F. O'Brien, Jr.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Ehrlichman -Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker
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The President's trip to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania -Ehrlichman Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:40 am. The President’s schedule -Flanigan Bull left at an unknown time before 9:59 am. The President's trip to Wilkes-Barre -Ehrlichman -Public relations -Color press stories -Beer drinker [Frank Vivian] -Wedding [Catherine Pickering and David Conte] -Picnic [Jill Garrett] -Presentation of check [Wilkes College] -Carlucci -Call to Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Press coverage -The President's previous inspection of devastated area -Press reporting
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Milton J. Shapp -McGovern -George W. Romney Watergate investigation -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Dean Haldeman left at 9:59 am.
Conversation No. 774-4 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 9:59 am - 10:03 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Peter M. Flanigan. Foreign trade relations meeting -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Agenda for meeting -Trade -George P. Shultz -Monetary policy -Arthur F. Burns -Review of overall relations with Europe -State Department -Henry A. Kissinger -Trade negotiations -Europe -William T. Eberle -Effect -US grain trade -US trade interests -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -US position
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Eberle -Flanigan’s role -Length of meeting -Questions Flanigan left at 10:03 am.
Conversation No. 774-23 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:03 am and 11:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for the President’s signature Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:06 am.
Conversation No. 774-5 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 52s ]
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Conversation No. 774-6 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Status of call to Chris Schenkel
Conversation No. 774-7 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Call to Chris Schenkel -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s schedule -Political meeting Butterfield left at 11:09 am.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 774-8 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:09 am - 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Chris Schenkel. Discussion of American Broadcasting Company [ABC] broadcast of Olympics -Commendation by the President -Reporting, camera work, production commentary -Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell, Wilt Chamberlain -American public's feelings -Basketball game -Coverage -The President's daughters, staff -The President’s schedule -Hawaii -Commentary -Idea of supporting US -Behavior of American athletes -Ray Seales -1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games -Track and field events -Athletes of other countries -Soviet Union, West Germany, East Germany, Japan -Swimming -Diving -Micki King -Mark Spitz
Conversation No. 774-9 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:18 am - 11:22 am Location: Oval Office
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The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Letter to Gen. James Doolittle -Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo -Viewing at San Clemente -The President's view Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:18 am. The President's schedule -Russell E. Train Bull left at an unknown time before 11:22 am. Letter to Doolittle -Thirty Seconds over Tokyo -The President's view -Phyllis Thaxter [?] Woods left at 11:22 am.
Conversation No. 774-10
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:23 am - 11:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Russell E. Train and Alexander P. Butterfield. Train's forthcoming trip to Soviet Union -Alaska Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:23 am. Press coverage of meeting Members of the press and the White House photographer entered at an unknown time after 11:23 am. Soviet Union Environmental issues Bull, members of the press and the White House photographer left at an unknown time before 11:34 am. Environment -Department Of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Soviet Union -Train's forthcoming meeting with Soviet officials -The President's interest in environmental issues -US - Soviet Union relations -The President's meetings with Leonid I. Brezhnev, Nikolai V. Podgorny, and Alexsei N. Kosygin -The President's trip to the Soviet Union -Signing of environmental agreement -Pipeline -Permafrost -Los Angeles -Air quality -Automobile emissions
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Forests -White birch trees -Train's delegation on trip -Shirley Temple Black -National Wildlife Federation director -Sierra Club -[Michael McCloskey] -The President's previous trip to San Francisco -Suggested actions during trip -Television productions -Black -The President's trip to the Soviet Union -Itinerary -Moscow, Leningrad -Lake Baikal -Siberia -Novosibirsk -Swan Lake -Leningrad, Moscow -Caucausus Mountains -Mrs. Train -Soviets -Nikita S. Khrushchev -People's Republic Of China [PRC] -Soviet performance at Olympics 1972 Olympics -The President's call to Chris Schenkel -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -US Olympic Committee -Disqualified runners [Wayne Collett, Vince Matthews] -Patriotism -Future of Olympics Train's forthcoming trip to Soviet Union -Food -Caviar -Article by unnamed psychiatrist
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Train and Butterfield left at 11:34 am.
Conversation No. 774-11 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:38 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Essex House
Conversation No. 774-12 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Article, The Finlandization of Europe -Distribution -William P. Rogers -Peter M. Flanigan -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] meeting participants
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Bull left at 11:39 am.
Conversation No. 774-13 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:39 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Telephone call
Conversation No. 774-14 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 11:40 am - 12:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Television coverage of 1972 Olympics -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -The President's call to Chris Schenkel -ABC's coverage -The President's view -US Olympic Committee action -US runners [Wayne Collett and Vince Matthews] -The President's view -International Olympic Committee -Soviet Union -Internationalism -National pride
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Presentation from George P. Shultz -Dollar bills -Years of the President's election campaigns Appointment and personnel management
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Unknown man -Unknown woman -The President's view -William L. Taub [?] -Work -The President's view -Richard A. Moore -Gifts -John A. Mulcahy -Thelma C. ("Pat") Nixon -The President's view Ceremonial visits to the Oval Office -Presidential gifts -Unknown people -Watches -Ashtrays -Dwight D. Eisenhower coin Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time before 12:02 pm. The President's schedule -Joseph T. De Silva -James R. Mann Bull and Woods left at 12:02 pm.
Conversation No. 774-15 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 12:03 pm - 12:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with James R. Mann and Stephen B. Bull. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.]
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
1972 Campaign National defense Mann's district -Greenville, SC -The President's previous visit -Textiles -Japan Presentation of gifts by the President South Carolina -Tobacco Mann et al. left at 12:04 pm.
Conversation No. 774-16 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:04 pm and 12:05 pm Location: Oval Offices The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Joseph T. DeSilva -William F. Rhatican -Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 12:05 pm.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 774-17 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 12:05 pm - 12:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Joseph T. DeSilva, Willie J. Usery, Jr., and Charles W. Colson. [Stephen B. Bull and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings Labor Department -Staff -John R. Steelman -DeSilva's view -Staff Political endorsement -Labor officials Television -DeSilva's program -San Clemente Economy -The President's recovery programs -Wage controls -Political implications -Retail Clerks International Association convention -Hawaii -Thomas F. Eagleton -James T. Housewright -George S. McGovern -Republican National Convention -The President's recent Labor Day message -National Commission for Industiral Peace -DeSilva's meeting with Michael H. Moskow, James D. Hodgson -Wage stabilization program
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -DeSilva's view -Welfare -Increasing job opportunities -Welfare compared to foreign aid -United Nations [UN] Central Labor Council of Los Angeles -Endorsement -DeSilva's view -McGovern -Unknown California labor official -John Hingt (?) -Ronald W. Reagan -DeSilva's endorsement -California -Growth of Retail Clerks Union -Housing -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Court packing plan -Idea of balancing power -National Labor Relations Board [NLRB] -Working man -American Federation of Labor - Council of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] -Courts -Republican and Democrat Presidents -Labor leadership -George Meany -DeSilva's view -AFL-CIO -Diversified rank and file -Voting patterns -McGovern -John L. Lewis -Roosevelt -Miners Issues -Ending of Vietnam War
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -DeSilva's view National patriotism -Chris Schenkel -American Boradcasting Company (ABC) News -The President's view -Idea of appreciation -Ray Seales -US track team -Harvey Harris DeSilva's contacts -Support for the President -Gene Wynan -Thomas Kuchel -Forthcoming dinner -Wynan -Clarine V. Mills -Eagleton -Congressional races -Kuchel DeSilva's background -California -New York -California -Labor union work -1960 -Support for the President -John F. Kennedy -James R. ("Jimmy") Hoffa -Earl Warren, Goodwin Knight, Reagan -Administration support -The President's view -Usery -Colson Job opportunities -Blacks
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Welfare -Employment -Moskow -Job Corps -Minorities involvement -Olympic significance -Wilt Chamberlain -Employment of blacks DeSilva's home -North Hollywood, California -James C. Corman Meeting -Cancellation Presentation of gifts DeSilva et al. left at 12:24 pm.
Conversation No. 774-18 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:24 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 774-19
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 12:25 pm - 12:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Joseph N. Sanson and William F. Rhatican. [Stephen B. Bull and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting.] American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam [AMVETS] -The President's support -Background Presentation to the President Sanson -Background Baseball -Detroit Tigers -Mickey Lolich's previous meeting with the President -Boston Red Sox The President's policies -AMVETS support -Vietnam, defense, amnesty -Jane Fonda, W. Ramsey Clark -George S. McGovern -Vietnam -Business people -Supporters -Veterans, Labor Presentation of gifts by the President AMVETS -The President's possible attendance at dinner, convention -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Sanson et al. left at 12:29 pm.
Conversation No. 774-20 Date: September 11, 1972 Time: 12:29 pm - 12:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. [Pause] The President's schedule -Breakfast meeting, September 12, 1972 -Clark MacGregor -H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman -Thomas W. Evans, Thomas B. Evans, Anne L. Armstrong, Barbara H. Franklin -Table -Attendance -Numbers -Charts -Charles W. Colson -MacGregor -Food service -Length The President and Butterfield left at 12:36 pm.
Conversation No. 774-21 Date: Unknown between September 11 and 12, 1972
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm, September 11 and 10:44 am, September 12, 1972 Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] [The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 10:44 am, September 12, 1972].