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Date: 
Sep 12, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 775-1 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:44 am and 10:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Reception for Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -East Room -Blue Room -Possible seating -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's schedule -Republican National Committee Bull left at an unknown time before 10:53 am.
Conversation No. 775-2 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 10:53 am - 10:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Woods's schedule -Telephone call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox -Public appearances -Ohio -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Cleveland, Columbus
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Television -Today show The President's health
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Woods’s forthcoming call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower Woods’s note to [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II Woods left at 10:56 am.
Conversation No. 775-3 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:56 am and 11:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Charles W. Colson
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Bull left at an unknown time before 11:04 am.
Conversation No. 775-4 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:56 am and 11:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Gen. Walter R. Tkach's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:04 am.
Conversation No. 775-5 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:56 am and 11:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. Walter R. Tkach.
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4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Tkach left at an unknown time before 11:04 am.
Conversation No. 775-6 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 11:04 am - 12:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President's schedule -Review of breakfast meeting -Presentation by Colson -Poll data -Effective use of charts -Participation by group -Richard G. Kleindienst -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Use of exact quotes -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Haldeman entered at 11:07 am.
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Watergate -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr. -Lawsuits -John W. Dean, III's memorandum -Complaint filed -O’Brien -Clark MacGregor -Finance Committee -Committee for Reelection -Aquiring depositions -O'Brien -Frank F. Mankiewicz -Gary W. Hart -Joseph A. Califano, Jr. -Members of Democratic National Committee -Defense counsel -O’Brien lawsuit -Timing -Depositions -Possible questions -Legal counsel -Kenneth W. Parkinson -F. Lee Bailey -John N. Mitchell -[First name unknown] Dickstein (sp?) -Maurice H. Stans vs. O'Brien -Allegations -Depositions -Media impact -Counter claims -Timing -Judge Charles R. Richey -First Amendment -Committee for Reelection -Finance Committee
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Legal repercussions -Robert J. Dole -Case -First Amendment -Common Cause -Link -George S. McGovern Finance Committee -District of Columbia corporation -Report to General Accounting Office [GAO] -Washington Post article -Cover up -Motive -Murray M. Chotiner -Contributors -Overseer -Summation of legal actions -Harassment -Public relations -Democratic National Committee debt -Common Cause suit -Corrupt Practices Act Public relations -Melvin R. Laird -Speechwriters -John D. Ehrlichman -Earl L. Butz -Television appearance -Laird The President’s press conference -Amount of public reaction -Demonstrators 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany -Chris Schenkel -Telephone call from the President -Ronald L. Ziegler -Television coverage
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US vs. Soviet Union basketball game -Hugh Scott -Barometer of public opinion -Basketball medal -Replay of game -Equestrian event -Archie Bunker -US standing in medal ratings -Re-review of basketball game -Possible Soviet Union loss of gold medal
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Media coverage -Watergate -Public opinion -Washington Post -New York Times -Networks -Headline coverage -Effect -Present compared to 1968 -Frank Stanton and William S. Paley -Colson’s efforts -Daniel L. Schorr -News story -Brother -Adviser to McGovern
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Wife's position on Edmund S. Muskie's staff -The President’s position -Future policy -Stanton and Paley -John Gavin -Thomas C. Whitehead -Increase of commercial networks on television -Cable television -Colson’s schedule -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -The President’s position -Media -Colson -Problems -Public opinion -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Newspaper Guild -Non-endorsement of the President -Newsday -Robert D. Novak -Issues and Answers -Barry M. Goldwater -Cabinet -Congress -Adjournment -Revenue sharing -The President’s view
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9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Public relations -Butz -Publicity -Bumper stickers -Clifford M. Hardin -Compared to Butz Cabinet -Stans Watergate -Possible commission -Richard G. Kleindienst -Earl Warren -Common Cause -John W. Gardner -Staff qualifications -American Bar Association [ABA] -President -Relation to campaign -Robert W. Meserve -Mitchell -Kleindienst -Announcement of indictments -Establishment of Commission -Warren -Agreement -Abe Fortas -Lyndon B. Johnson advisor -Board of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Public opinion -Possible nomination as Chief Justice
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10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 12m 15s ]
Colson left at 12:00 pm.
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Redecoration of White House -New facilities -Restrooms -Family dining room -State Dining Room -Forthcoming visit by Andrei A. Gromyko -Pantry -Restroom -Kitchen on second floor -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -San Clemente -The President’s view -Modernization -Family style -The President's bedroom -Refrigerator -Madison Hotel -Refreshments
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Colson -Performance at breakfast briefing -Haldeman’s view Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:00 pm. Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Photographs Haldeman and Bull left at 12:09 pm.
Conversation No. 775-7 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 12:10 pm - 12:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Dr. Anne Kibrick, Mrs. Carol Eady, Dr. Isaac Beckes, Mrs. A.J. Gaston, Mrs. Margaret E. Walsh, Helena M. (“Obie”) Shultz, Jennie (Benedetto) Volpe, Jane (Dalton) Weinberger, James H. Cavanaugh, Stephen B. Bull, the White House photographer and members of the press. Introductions Photograph opportunity Beckes Shultz Presentation to the President
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Honorary membership Nursing -The President's aunt -Hannah Milhous Nixon -Importance of nursing -The President's call to hospital -George C. Wallace -Ability to cheer patients -Responsibilities -Amount of paperwork -Increase in pay Presentation of gifts by the President Kibrick et al. left at 12:18 pm.
Conversation No. 775-8 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 12:18 pm - 12:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -John Jarman Bull left at 12:19 pm.
Conversation No. 775-9 Date: September 12, 1972
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Time: 12:19 pm - 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John Jarman and John D. Nidecker. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings Photographs 1972 campaign -Democrats -George H. Mahon -John C. Stennis -Support of the President -Vietnam War -Foreign policy -John B. Connally -Loyalty -Congress -Vote with the President -The President's term in Congress -Harry S. Truman -Greece-Turkey aid bill -George C. Marshall Plan -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Lyndon B. Johnson's support -Democratic Party -Adlai E. Stevenson, II -National defense and foreign policy -Jeffersonian principle -Individual rights -Redistribution of wealth -Henry L. Bellmon -Govenor of Oklahoma -Congressional dinner -Page Belcher -Carl B. Albert
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Anchorman Appointments -Federal judges -The President’s view -Permissiveness The President's expression of gratitude for Democratic support -Oklahoma -Bryce N. Harlow Oklahoma primary Presentation of gifts by the President Jarman and Nidecker left at 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 775-10 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 12:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Clark MacGregor, Walter J. Hickel, and John D. Ehrlichman -Press photograph Bull left at 12:28 pm.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 775-11 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: 12:28 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Walter J. Hickel. [The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings Refreshments Photograph -John D. Ehrlichman's and Clark MacGregor's schedule The President's wardrobe -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -James H. Duff Duff Herman Welker -Arrival in Senate with the President in 1950 Harry S. Truman Carey Estes Kefauver Hickel's schedule -Arrival at White House -Northwestern air strike MacGregor and Ehrlichman entered at 12:31 pm. [General conversation]
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) 1972 Presidential campaign -Contributions -MacGregor -Don S. Hewitt -George S. McGovern policies -Businessmen -Hickel -Visits through US -Tone of feeling in US -Domestic situation -Hickel’s views -Retired persons -Financial community -Industrialists -Vietnam War as a factor -Possible mandate -Effect on America -Unemployment -Compared to Depression era -Factors -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Department of Transportation -Department of Interior -Foreign policy -Public opinion -Hickel’s travels -South -University of San Diego -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Vietnam War -Domestic concerns
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-Hickel’s travels -Questions and answers -Audience response -Inflation -Unemployment -Taxes -Foreign policy -Vietnam -PRC -Soviet Union -Middle East -Preview of issues -The President's administration -Positive actions -Productivity -Rise in Gross National Product [GNP] -Decrease in unemployment -Earnings on rise -Georgia -Mass transit -Issues -Revenue sharing -Welfare reform -Environment protection -Transportation -Housing -Government reorganization -Congressional support -Need for mandate -Effect on Presidential actions -Domestic proposals
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Compared to foreign policy -Administrative reorganization -Department of Transportation -Highway Trust Fund -Congressional support -The President's State of the Union Address in 1971 -Policies of reform -Congressional response -McGovern’s allies -Governmental responsiveness -Positive effect of reforms -Welfare reform -Executive reorganization -Revenue sharing -Initiative on health services -Publicity -Colleges -Cities
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The President's administration in review -Gains in foreign policy -Arms control -Environmental control, health -Soviet Union -Domestic policy -Continued Congress support
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -New Congress initiative -Transportation -Urban development -Support from American people -Changes in economic America -Transportation -Urban development -Present compared to future -Eric Hoffer -Hickel’s view -Transportation problems -John A. Volpe -Vietnam War -Hickel’s view -Domestic policies -Cities as new monument -Transporation -Washington, DC -Subway system -The President’s policies -Support from residents -Hickel's talk with John C. Whitaker -Composite transportation system -New opportunities compared to 1950s -Anti-trust laws -Deregulation in system -Railroads -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -New laws -Congress action -Government regulations -Need for improvement Foreign policy -Hickel -Arctic -Soviet Union -PRC -Possible visits
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -The President’s view -Dean Rusk, Stewart Udall, Luther Hodges -1961 trip to the Soviet Union -Japan and Siberia -Indonesia -Singapore -Hong Kong -Mediation between US and PRC -Hong Kong -Malaysia -Singapore -Hickel’s view -Natural resources -Admiral Padown (?) -Source of resources -Japan -Exports from Alaska -Canada -Soviet Union -Sea of Japan -Vladivostock -Japanese technology -Singapore and Hong Kong -Human resources -Indonesia -Article in Readers' Digest written by Hickel -Request by Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Bob R. O’Brien -Alaska -Importance Presentation of Presidential gifts -Janice (Cannon) Hickel -Peking -Watch Hickel, McGregor and Ehrlichman left at 1:15 pm.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 775-12 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Visit to Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 775-13 Date: September 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.