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Date: 
Sep 15, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 778-1 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Instructions Bull left at an unknown time before 9:02 am.
Conversation No. 778-2 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Alexander M. Haig, Jr's schedule -Pentagon meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 9:02 am.
Conversation No. 778-3 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 778-4 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 11s]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 ***************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:02 am.
Conversation No. 778-5 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 58s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 *****************************************************************
Sale of wheat to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Earl L. Butz disclosure -Department of Agriculture -Leak -John D. Ehrlichman -Fact-finding attempt -Charles W. Colson's knowledge -Butz's knowledge -Propriety of sale -Possible problem -Butz -Administration's knowledge -Circumstances -The President's view -Butz -Colson The President talked with John B. Connally between 9:02 am and 9:04 am. [Conversation No. 778-5A]
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 3m 25s ]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
[END OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ***************************************************************** Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 9:05 am. Foreign policy -William P. Rogers's statement -Contact with Europeans -State Department's attitude -European Security Conference -Announcement -Soviet Union proposal for meetings -European view -State Department House Armed Service Committee hearings -Gen. John D. Lavelle -Unauthorized North Vietnamese bombings -Administration's stance -Protective reaction -Falsified reports -Bombing of North Vietnam -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Testimony Vietnam peace negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Status -Schedule -Meeting with Georges J. R. Pompidou -Edward R. G. Heath's meeting with Kissinger -Kissinger's meeting with Willy Brandt -Status of negotiations -State Department representative
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Meeting -Rogers's reaction Vietnam military situation -Quang Tri invasion -Viet Cong -Marine battalions -Casualties -Viet Cong offensive -Haig's view -Viet Cong military strength -Food -Sickness -Military Region [MR] 1 area -Hue -Ammunition -Effect of US military tactics -Mining -Bombing -Blockade's effect -World War I -Civil War Foreign policy -Soviet Union grain deal -New York Times article -Soviet attitude toward Jews -Effect -American public opinion -Value of trade agreement -Most Favored Nation [MFN] status -Congress filibuster -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Vote Haig left at 9:12 am. Grain deal
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Public opinion -Efforts by administration opponents -John D. Ehrlichman's view -Profit making -Grain dealers Democratic Party press release -Possible bugging of telephones -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -Circumstances -Fingerprints -FBI view -Type of device -Jean Westwood -Little red box discovery -Edward Bennett Williams -FBI investigation -Little red box -Possible bugging -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's view Watergate -Indictments -John N. Mitchell's meeting with Dwight L. Chapin -Grand Jury testimony
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 33m 19s
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Watergate -New report of bugging at Democratic Headquarters -FBI inquiry -Maurice H. Stans's libel lawsuit -Demeanor -Effectiveness Foreign policy -Possible US-Soviet Union summit -Press coverage -Trade deal with Soviet Union -Butz -European Security Conference -SALT II announcement -Haldeman's view -SALT I -Timing
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Haldeman left at 9:58 am.
Conversation No. 778-6 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 10:01 am - 10:30 am
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Location: Oval Office The President met with Walter P. McConaughy and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings -McConaughy's previous meeting with the President, June 30, 1971 -July 15, 1971 Foreign policy -Two China situation -People's Republic of China [PRC] -McConaughy's role -Effect on Taiwan, Republic of China -Mutual Defense Treaty -Relaxation of trade and travel ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 [National Security] [Duration: 4m 16s] -JAPAN END OF WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 ********************************************************************** -Chiang Kai-Shek -Age -Governmental status -Health concerns -McConaughy's view -Public appearances **********************************************************************
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.2 [National Security] [Duration: 3s] -PRC END OF WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.2 **********************************************************************
World War II leaders -Winston S. Churchill -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -Konrad Adenauer -Chiang -Yukiko Yoshida -The President's recollections -Churchill's health -Adenauer and DeGaulle -Eisenhower -Chaing -Madame Chiang Kai-Shek -McConaughy's view -The President's visit in 1967 China's history -World War II -Taiwan -United Nation [UN] Foreign policy -Taiwan relations -Henry A. Kissinger -Japan -McConaughy's role -Kakuei Tanaka -Nobusuke Kishi and Eisaku Sato
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.3 [National Security] [Duration: 2m 28s] -JAPAN AND PRC END OF WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.3 ********************************************************************** -Chiang Kai-Shek's view -Global balance of power -Effect on Soviet Union -Feelings toward Soviet Union -Taiwan -Relations with US -Compared to relations with Japan -Financial institutions -Tanaka -Economic ties with Japan -Possible World Bank vote -Japanese position ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.4 [National Security] [Duration: 24s] -JAPAN END OF WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.4 ********************************************************************** -Taiwan foreign relations -World Bank
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Asia Development Bank -Proposal -Australia -Upcoming elections -Effect of Labor Party victory -Diplomatic relations with Taiwan -Recognition of PRC -Taiwan diplomatic relations -Argentina -Venezuela -Brazil -Thailand -Chou En-lai -Thailand ping-pong team's visit to PRC -Taiwan membership in world conferences -Difficulties -Endangered species conference -Washington, DC -Taiwan invitation -World reaction -Taiwan -Possible solution -Compared to Israel -1972 export increases -Trade with Canada -Trade with Western Europe -Belgium -Holland -Italy -West Germany -Recognition of PRC -Economic development -Taiwan policies -Inflation -Labor force -McConaughy's view -Cost-of-living -Societal effect -Chiang Ching-kuo
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Position as Premier -Yen Chia-kan [C.K. Yan] -Position as Vice President -Political future -Chiang Ching-kuo -Role -McConaughy's view -Future -Chiang Kai-shek -National sentiment towards the President -Thelma C. ("Pat") Nixon -Historical perspective -The President's view -Benefits of initiative -McConaughy's view -Gen. Albert C. Wedemeyer -Adm. Arthur W. Radford -Forthcoming visit -Philippines -Administration's Two-China policy -Effect on domestic criticism -Taiwan -Taiwan's reaction -National security benefits -The President's view -New York Times coverage -Washington Post coverage -McConaughy's term as ambassador -McConaughy's actions -The President's view -McConaughy's role -Taiwan's reaction
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13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.5 ********************************************************************** -Taiwan -The President's view -Economic matters McConaughy's return trip to Taiwan -USS The President Wilson -Itinerary -Los Angeles to Key [unknown place] The President's reminiscences -Trip on USS The President Wilson -San Francisco -Noumea -New Caledonia -The President's military rank Parting remarks -Dorothy McConaughy -Mrs. Nixon McConaughy and Haig left at 10:30 am.
Conversation No. 778-7 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Manolo Sanchez.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) The President's schedule Bull and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:39 am.
Conversation No. 778-8 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Rose Mary Wood's schedule -Hospital -Kathleen (Carmody) Stans The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 10:39 am.
Conversation No. 778-9 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 10:39 am - 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield at 10:39 am.
Telephone call from John B. Connally
Butterfield left at 10:40 am.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 778-10 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:40 am and 10:41 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 778-11 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 10:40 am -10:42 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with John B. Connally. Greetings Watch -Presidential seal -1972 election
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 1m 20s
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16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 778-12 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:42 am and 10:49 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 778-13 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 10:49 am - 10:50 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 51s ]
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Conversation No. 778-14 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 11:05 am
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ****************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 27s] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.1 ****************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 778-15 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Car -Ray Charles -Frank C. Carlucci -Henry C. Cashen, II -Forthcoming meeting with Charles -Photograph -Drugs Bull left at an unknown time before 11:05 am.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 778-16 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Ray Charles -Photograph -Barber -Sequoia -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 778-17 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 11:05 am - 11:22 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ray Charles, Bruce Elman, Robert Taylor, Alice Travis and Henry C. Cashen, II. Charles concert in Washington DC -Greetings -Elman -Wolf Trap -Tricia Nixon Cox's visit to concert -Maxwell Robb's daughter Press photograph
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Charles's anti-drug abuse and community efforts -The President's view -Washington, DC -Sickle cell anemia -Milwaukee -Charles's music career -Aid to drug abusers -Mentally retarded children -Pilgrim Center Charles's career -Early years -Compared to Sammy Davis, Jr. -The President as Vice President -Musical family -Interest in music -Unknown person -Influence on Charles Charles's trip to Europe -Europeans' appreciation of American visits -The President's trip to Soviet Union -Czechoslovakia -Prague -Hungary visit by Charles -Budapest -Universality of music -Charles' view -Band -Raylettes -Personnel changes -Music -The President's view -Russian ballet -Compared to Chinese ballet -European radio stations -Charles' view -Compared to American stations -Russian music
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Chinese music -Compared to Japanese music -Charles' view -Kabuki dancers American radio stations -American view of foreign music -Need for exposure -Charles' view -Desired use of foreign music -Nancy Hanks -Washington, DC -Likely effect on public -Parallels to rock-and-roll Stephen B. Bull, the White House photographer and members of the press entered at an unknown time after 11:05 am. Photograph Bull left at an unknown time before 11:22 am. Oliver F. ("Ollie") Atkins -Photograph Charles's world trips Children's Center -Washington, DC -Aid to children -New building -Construction -Watergate Associates -Aid for construction of building -Maurice H. Stans influence -Robert A. Podesta Charles's concert schedule -Pittsburgh
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Richmond, Virginia -North Carolina -Dick Cavett Show -Prague Japanese -European influence East-West similarities -Advantages -Japan -China -Africa -Latin America -South America -Communication Appreciation of differing cultures -The President's view -Dangers of single-mindedness by US Nixon's foreign visits Travel to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Possible Ray Charles visit -The President's view -Soviet Union White House photograph Parting remarks -Presidential cuff links -Presidential pin -Davis -Francis A. ("Frank") Sinatra Charles et al. left at 11:22 am. Conversation No. 778-18
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 11:22 am - unknown before 11:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Ray Charles's music style The President's schedule -Robert H. Finch Bull left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
Conversation No. 778-19 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Robert H. Finch's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
Conversation No. 778-20 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 11:26 am - 11:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert H. Finch. Greetings
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 51s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:26 am. The President's schedule -H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman -Finch Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:48 am.
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 9m 21s ]
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Watergate -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Possible Indictments -New report of bugging -Public handling of issue 1972 presidential campaign
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Foreign policy -The President's point at recent breakfast meeting -World travel -George S. McGovern's lack of experience -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Comparisons to the President -Vice Presidential experience -The President's travel as a private citizen -Economic issues -Vietnam issue -US peace proposals -Return of Prisoners of War [POWs] -Compared to Korean War Vietnam War -McGovern -Peace proposal -Finch's view
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:26 am. The President's schedule -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] Commander Finch's schedule -Plane to Syracuse Haldeman
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Copy of John B. Connally speech Parting remarks Finch and Bull left at 11:48 am.
Conversation No. 778-21 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 11:50 am - 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Patrick E. Carr, Cooper T. Holt, and William F. Rhatican. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greeting Presentation to the President of porcelain eagle -New Orleans Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] Dinner Telephone call from the President -The President's schedule -California Holt's experience -1956 Vietnam War -VFW support for administration policies -Press coverage -VFW Support of the President -Mining of Haiphong harbor -Military progress
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US casualties -Quang Tri -North Vietnamese -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Demand for return -US peace proposals -The President's position -Bombing -Mining -Return of POWs -Importance of 1972 election -Effect on negotiations -The President's policies -Return of Marine POWs -Korean POWs -Adm. John S. McCain, Jr.'s son -US position in war -Support of POW families -North Vietnamese position -Return of prisoners -Negotiating stance -Presidential evaluation Foreign policy -Henry A. Kissinger's trip to Paris -Negotiations -The President's re-election -Effect on President's policies Vietnam War -North Vietnam -Military position -US domestic conditions -Bombing -The President's May 8, 1972 speech -Hue -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -North Vietnamese shortages -Food -Medical supplies
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Ammunition -Effectiveness of blockade -British blockade of World War I -Civil War -Economic effects -German World War II POWs -Herbert R. Rainwater -POWs' situation -Effect on North Vietnamese -Administration policy -Administration policy -Bombing -Negotiations -North Vietnam -Bargaining position -Effect of Presidential election -Military strategies -World War II -German cities -Combat casualties -South Vietnamese -US public opinion -Support for the President -Bombing -Mining -Decisive actions -Negotiations -The President's policy -Possibility of war -Press view -Soviet Union -World War III -Cambodia -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Moscow summit -Troop support of the President -The President's May 8, 1972 decision -Carr's visit to Vietnam -North Vietnamese -Soviet tanks
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Oil -Pipeline to replace barges -Effect on negotiations -Nationalism -Indochina peninsula -North Vietnam North Vietnam -Scope of war -Cambodia -Laos -Thailand Support of VFW -Support for mining Haiphong harbor -Support of the President in election -George S. McGovern and Frank F. Mankiewicz -Carr's speech -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -VFW convention -Minneapolis -McGovern -Amnesty Amnesty issue -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -McGovern -Advocacy of amnesty -Compared to Abraham Lincoln -Lincoln's strategy -Proclamation of amnesty -Union deserters -Prison term -Carl Sandburg -The President's stand -Penalty -Peace Corps -Deserters compared to combat troops -Canada -Ramifications for future
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Effects of granting amnesty -Volunteer forces -Future wars -Cuba -Canada -Reaction of draftees ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 1m 19s
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VFW support for the President The President's possible visit to VFW convention -New Orleans Presentation of gifts -Presidential cuff links Carr, Holt and Rhatican left at 12:13 pm.
Conversation No. 778-22 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Telephone call -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Bull left at 12:13 pm.
Conversation No. 778-23 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Barber -Call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower Bull left at 12:13 pm.
Conversation No. 778-24 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm - 12:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
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31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 778-25 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:14 pm and 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Sequoia trip -Guest list Bull left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm.
Conversation No. 778-26 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 3:08 pm Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez entered with an unknown person [Secret Service agent?]. Time Sanchez and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:08 pm.
Conversation No. 778-27
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:08 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Charles W. Colson's schedule -New York Bull left at an unknown time before 3:15 pm.
Conversation No. 778-28 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:08 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. [Charles W. Colson's] schedule -Washington arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 3:15 pm.
Conversation No. 778-29/779-1 Date: September 15, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - unknown before 5:27 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman. Watergate
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Grand jury -Justice Department -Henry E. Peterson -Press conference -General Accounting Office [GAO] investigation -Department statement -Clark MacGregor -Press statement -Bugging accusation by Democrats -John W. Dean, III -Previous checking for bugs -Little red box -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] inquiry -Jean Westwood -Edward Bennett Williams -Contents -Fire department employees -Performance -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. -Maurice H. Stans -Robert C. Mardian -Mardian
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 7m 27s
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** 1972 Presidential election -Patrick J. Buchanan -Watergate statement -Thelma C. ("Pat") Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Instruction to Haldeman for telephone call -[Sequoia] -Shelley A. (Scarney) Buchanan Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:15 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 778-29A] Request for Buchanan [End of telephone conversation]
1972 Presidential election -Tricia Nixon Cox -Visit to New Jersey -Mrs. Nixon Haldeman talked with Buchanan at an unknown time between 3:15 pm and 3:58 pm. 1972 Presidential campaign -Watergate statements -Mrs. Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -Dean -Sequoia -MacGregor -Republican party [End of telephone conversation]
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35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:15 pm. The President's schedule -Peter H. Dailey's arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 3:58 pm.
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Dailey and the White House photographer entered at 3:58 pm. Greetings Dailey's schedule Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:58 pm. Refreshments
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36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 14m 58s
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:38 pm.
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Vietnam War -The President's role -Ending of war -Casualty figures
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ***************************************************************** Public relations -October 1972 announcements -Trip to Soviet Union -Trade agreement -Film -Strategic Arms Limitations Talks [SALT] II -European Security Conference -Dailey's role
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 7m 33s ]
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Dailey's schedule -California -Family -Five children -Glenn E. Wegner -Idaho senate race -Robert H. Finch staff ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 16 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 39s] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.16 ***************************************************************** 1972 Olympic games in Munich, Germany -Effect on US -The President's previous meeting with Republican leaders -Patriotism -Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett -Preparation by US Olympic Committee -University of California at Los Angeles [UCLA] -New York -Rise in patriotism level -Hundred meter dash
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Disqualified sprinters [Eddie Hart, Rey Robinson] -Suspension of swimmer [Rick DeMont] -Asthma drug -Banned drug -The President's viewing -Olympic judges -Communist nations -Boxing -Diving -Basketball -UCLA ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [Personal returnable] ] [Duration: 3m 2s
Dailey left at 4:38 pm.
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ***************************************************************** News summary -[Ann Zur Schmiede's] letter to Indianapolis [Star] -Draft dodgers -Vietnam -Military aid
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39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 *****************************************************************
Ronald Ziegler entered at 4:43 pm. Watergate -Indictments returned -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -White House responses -Justice Department -Richard G. Kleindienst -Investigation -Grand Jury -Media responses -White House image -MacGregor -White House involvement -Charles Manson case
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Henry A. Kissinger's arrival -Meeting with the President -Meeting with the press -Secretary of State [William P. Rogers]
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Ziegler left at 4:49 pm. Ziegler in press briefing -Ziegler's comments to Haldeman -Barry Serafin -Administration race policy -Questioning of Ziegler -Campaign -Korea -Moral issue -Vietnam -Ziegler's handling of press -Administration's handling of press -The President's view -Lyndon B. Johnson's handling of press -Robert D. ("Bobby") Baker scandal -Walter W. Jenkins scandal -Republican party
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The President's schedule -Blair House dinner for Emil ("Bus") Mosbacher and Patricia R. Mosbacher -Rose Mary Woods -Rogers and Adele (Langston) Rogers -State Department -William Rogers birthday State Department
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Mosbacher -Compared to Dailey
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Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:49 pm. Request for a call from MacGregor -Secretary -Press briefing -Sanchez -Dog Bull left at an unknown time before 5:27 pm. The President's schedule -Bill signing ceremony -John Kyl -Don H. Clausen -George P. Shultz -Dinner -Secretaries of Treasury -F Street Club -Joseph W. Barr -Camp David meeting -John B. Connally -Political judgement Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:49 pm.
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) MacGregor -Network cameras -Statement to press -Herbert G. Klein Bull left at an unknown time before 5:27 pm. The President's schedule -Camp David meeting -Merits -Executive Office Building [EOB] meeting EOB meeting The President's schedule -Reception for Leonard B. ("Len") Jordan, John Sherman Cooper, and Karl E. Mundt -Hugh Scott -Republican senators and wives -Scott's home -The President's view -Italian festival -Gale Sayers -Endorsement for the President -Chung Hee Park -South Korea -Timing of meeting -1972 Presidential election -Relations with US -Timing of meeting -The President's view -New York -John D. Rockefeller, IV -Award dinner -Outstanding Asian leader -Meeting with the President -Oval Office -Election conflicts -The President's view
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Rogers -George H.W. Bush -Opening of United Nations [UN] General Assembly -International drug traffic and terrorism
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 34s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ***************************************************************** The President's schedule -Possible meeting with American Medical Association [AMA] president [Dr. Carl Hoffman] -Photograph -US-Soviet Union health agreement -Trip to Soviet Union -The President's view
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 15 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 4m 4s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 15 ***************************************************************** The President's schedule -Television broadcast -European Broadcasting Union
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -News conference -Format -The President's view -Haldeman's view The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 5:27 pm. [Conversation no. 778-29/779-1 continue on Tape 779]