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Date: 
Sep 19, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 783-1 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 10:07 am - 10:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stefan Olszowski, Witold Trampczynski, William P. Rogers, Henry K. Sokalski, and Henry A. Kissinger. Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -The President’s schedule -Congressional leaders [Photograph session] US relations with Poland -Olszowski’s meetings with Rogers -Greetings from Edward Gierek and Piotr Jaroszewicz -Letter to the President -The President’s trip to Poland, May 1972 -Trade and science relations -Peter G. Peterson, Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Economic relations -Debt repayment -Poland’s economy -Export-import [EX-IM] bank credits -Pre-World War II bonds settlement negotiations -Scientific and technological cooperation -Rogers -Outer space -Polish people -Europe -The President’s talks in Warsaw -Soviet Union -Detente -Polish foreign relations -Relations with West Germany -Bilateral, multilateral agreements
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -US Role -Rogers -Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe [CSCE] -1972 US election -Well wishes from Polish leadership and people -The President’s trip to Warsaw, May 1972 -The President’s appreciation to Gierek and others -US foreign policy goals -Rogers, Kissinger -Polish-Americans -Poland’s history and people -The President’s Warsaw talks -Olszowski’s talks with Rogers -The President’s role -Hope for future -Interests -Gierek, Jaroszewicz, Oszlowski -Polish-Americans -Clement Zablocki -Dinner with Olszowski -Milwaukee -Party affiliation -1972 election -George S. McGovern’s prospects -The President’s recent meeting with Republican Congressional leaders -War powers -Vietnam War -Oszlowski’s recent conversations with North Vietnamese ambassador -Tone -Paris talks -1972 election -North Vietnamese independence from Soviet Union and Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Settlement -1972 election -[McGovern] -Possible impact of results on North Vietnamese bargaining position -Olszowski’s conversation with the North Vietnamese ambassador -US negotiating posture
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The President’s conversation with Jaroszewicz and Gierek -1972 election -Europe -CSCE -Conflict -Result -Poland’s goal -Poland’s previous leadership -Greetings from the President to Gierek and wife and to Jaroszwicz -Future meeting -1972 election Polish women Presentation of gifts by the President -Presidential seal -Oval office Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:07 am. Instruction Bull left at an unknown time before 10:34 am. Gifts -Steuben glass -Cuff links -Presidential seal Group Captain Surayute Nivasabute, military attache from Thailand -Incident involving wife Warsaw talks Olszowski et al. left at 10:34 am.
Conversation No. 783-2
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:34 am and 10:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -The President's forthcoming meeting with William P. Rogers and George H.W. Bush -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 10:39 am.
Conversation No. 783-4 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 10:39 am - 11:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George H.W. Bush, William P. Rogers, and Henry A. Kissinger. Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Press The President’s recent meeting with Stefan Olszowski -Edward Gierek [Photograph session] Terrorism -United Nations [UN] General Assembly -Arabs -Israelis -September 19, 1972 incident involving Israeli embassy official -Jewish Defense League -Meir Kahane -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Kahane -Israel -Recent statement -Effect -Thai embassy -Air Attache Surayute Nivasabute’s wife -Identity of attacker -Location -Police protection -Washington, DC -Executive Protective Service [EPS] -UN General Assembly -Commissioner -Protection -EPS -Lebanese diplomat -Wife’s telephone call to Barbara (Pierce) Bush -Hijacking of Swedish airliner by Croats -Olof Palme -Recent incident at UN -Mail -Airplane bomb threat in Cyprus -Rome, Munich -Brussels incident -UN General Assembly -Security -Unknown Brooklyn man -1971 speech about the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Postal service -Letter bombs -Israeli terrorists -London Soviet-Jewish emigration -The President’s recent meeting with Congressional leaders -Exit permits -US-Soviet Union relations -UN -Mail -General Assembly -Discrimination
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -US-Soviet Union trade agreement -Kissinger’s press conference -Exit fees -Submission to Congress -Soviet Union interest in Most Favored Nation [MFN] status -MFN legislation -Timing -Side negotiations on market disruptions -Abraham A. Ribicoff and Jacob K. Javits -Export-import [EX-IM] bank credits -Relation to exit fees -Jewish votes -Soviet domestic policies -Jews -Poland -Ukraine -Political considerations -1972 election -Javits -Signing of agreement -Foreign policy -Jewish leaders -Soviet internal affairs US-Soviet Union grain deal -The President’s recent meeting with Congressional leaders -John D. Ehrlichman -Size -Soviet union crop failure -US farmers -PRC -Japanese -Soybeans -Farm prices -Department of Agriculture -Allegation of conflict of interest -Soviet orders -Prices -Clarence N. Palmby [and Clifford G. Pulvermacher] -Departure -Public view
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Palmby -Continental Grain Co. -Shipping -Continental Grain Co. -Deal with Soviet Union -Possible maritime strike -Thomas W. (“Teddy”) Gleason -Lyndon B. Johnson administration -George S. McGovern -The President’s administration’s relations with Gleason, Jesse M. Calhoon -Palmby, Clifford M. Hardin, Earl L. Butz -Palmby’s departure -Timing -Statute of limitations -Duration Issues before the UN -Bangladesh admission to UN -Yugoslavia -UN Security Council -PRC -Korea reunification -Debate deferment -Soviet Union -1972 election -US budget assessment -Ceiling on contributions -Publicity -Rogers’s statement -World disarmament conference -Middle East -World disarmament conference -PRC, Soviet Union -US position -Middle East -1972 election -World disarmament conference -Soviet proposal on disarmament -Effect on US allies -US-Soviet Union consultation
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Geneva -PRC -First strike -US consideration Domestic issues -Public interest -Terrorism -Security for diplomats -Killing of Israeli athletes at 1972 Munich Olympic Games -Hijacking -Drugs International terrorism -1972 election -Security for diplomats -Arabs -Arabs -UN votes -Israelis -Arabs -Barbara Bush’s telephone call to wife of unknown person -United Arab Emirates -Private assurances from the President -Compared to attack on Nivasabute’s wife Soviet-Jewish emigration -Exit permits -US domestic groups -UN forum for Israel -Quality -Human rights commission -UN’s handling of nation’s internal affairs -Northern Ireland -United Kingdom -Burundi -Killings Africa -Barundi
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Killing of educated people -Tutsi and Hutu tribes -Uganda -Milton Obote -Guerrillas against Idi Amin -Amin -Whites -Expulsion of Asians -Arrests of Americans -Peace Corps killings -Associated Press [AP] reporter -Missionaries -Biafra -Catholics -Rhodesia -Concern of US blacks -South Africa -UN apathy -Uganda -Expulsion of Asians -India -Britain -South Africa -Amin’s speech on Adolf Hitler -Jews -Possible evacuation of Americans -Military plane -Amin -Education -Burundi -Bradford F. Morse of UN -Government policy -Killing of educated people -African response -Kissinger’s former student’s experiences -Belgium -Lawyers -Lack of interpreters -Winston S. Churchill -The President’s 1958 visit -Churchill’s health
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -United Kingdom -British Commonwealth -Ghana’s unification with Guinea The President’s schedule -Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home Dinner -White House -Blue Room -Andrei A. Gromyko -Camp David -Visits by Soviets 1973 -Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Yuli M. Vorontsov -Maurice Schumann -Home -Gromyko -Italians [Giulio Andreotti] Rogers and Kissinger left at 11:13 am. Prescott S. Bush -Health -Possible letter or telephone call from the President The President talked with the White House operator at 11:17 am. [Conversation No. 783-4A] [See Conversation No. 30-1] [End of telephone conversation] Prescott Bush's health -Dorothy (Walker) Bush -Prescott Bush’s view of the President 1972 election -George Bush’s efforts -Speeches -Foreign policy
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Press coverage -Bush's future role -Possible position -Press -The President’s schedule -Public speculation -Television Barbara Bush Bush left at 11:17 am.
Conversation No. 783-5 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Marion Scully -The President’s helicopter landing in Timahoe, Ireland [October 1970] -Connecticut -White House gift -Pin -Wire services Bull left at 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 783-6 Date: September 19, 1972
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -[Marion Scully] -Photograph session -[King Timahoe] Sanchez and the President left at 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 783-7 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 11:19 am - 11:25 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Marion Scully. Marion Scully's schedule -Ireland Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Scully -Meeting with the President in Ireland [October 1970] -Schedule -Connecticut The President entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Scully -Schedule -Connecticut -Irish-Americans -Photograph opportunity -Irish setter [King Timahoe]
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Manolo Sanchez The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. The President et al. went to the Oval Office patio at 11:22 am. Sanchez, King Timahoe, the White House photographer and members of the press were present. Photograph's view frame -Kissinger Sanchez’s instructions to King Timahoe -English compared to Spanish language commands The President and Scully entered the Oval Office at 11:25 am. Mr. and Mrs. Scully -Presentation of gifts by the President -The Presidential seal -Pin -Cuff links Marion Scully's career -Occupational therapy -Family -US Ireland -The President’s visit to Ireland -The President’s background Miss Scully et al. left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 783-8 Date: September 19, 1972
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: 11:25 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with the President. The President's telephone call to former Senator Prescott S.Bush Bull left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 783-9 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 11:25 am - 11:26 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Prescott S. Bush. [See Conversation No. 30-2]
Conversation No. 783-10 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 11:40 am - 11:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Dinner for George P. Shultz -Butterfield’s conversation with Schultz -Timing -Size -Possible remarks by the President -Guest list -Former Treasury Department Secretaries, Federal Reserve Board
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [FRB] officials, Congressmen, Treasury Department officials, wives -Timing -Toast -Timing -Folder -Timing Butterfield left at 11:45 am.
Conversation No. 783-11 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 11:45 am - 12:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 11:45 am. 1972 elections -Theodore H. White -View -Working style -Recent and future meetings with the President -The President’s People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative
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Grain deal
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Department of Agriculture -Allegation of conflict of interest -Clarence D. Palmby [and Clifford G. Pulvermacher] -Palmby -Farmer’s view -Kansas -Farm prices -Farm prices -John D. Ehrlichman, Earl L. Butz -White House staff -Ehrlichman 1972 campaign trips -Federal funding -Use of airplanes -Ronald L. Ziegler -Clark MacGregor -Staff and government officials as surrogates -Ehrlichman’s suggested reply -George S. McGovern and staff -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:45 am. The President's schedule -Reserve Officers Association Bull left at an unknown time before 12:12 pm. Amnesty and Vietnam War -Charles W. Colson -McGovern's possible television [TV] speech -Ehrlichman -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Speeches -Campaign advertisement -Democrats for Nixon -Quote from the President -John B. Connally -Foreign policy speech -TV
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Health -Schedule -Texas -Haldeman’s recent conversation -Speech draft -Effectiveness as campaign issue -Labor -News summary item -Ethnic groups, Democrats, veterans, labor Watergate -Stewart T.O. Alsop's article -Joseph R. McCarthy -Washington Post
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Speechwriting -Instructions regarding colorful language -International Monetary Fund [IMF] speech -Draft -Length -Compared to the President's drug conference speech -Requirement -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with William L. Safire -Tone -Camp David -Safire -Length -Possible edit -Tone
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Length -Ad libs -Audience -Press -Compared to TV -Previous speech -Length -Safire Haldeman left at 12:12 pm.
Conversation No. 783-12 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 12:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -O. Clark Fisher Bull left at 12:12 pm.
Conversation No. 783-13 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm - 12:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with O. Clark Fisher and John E. Nidecker; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Photograph session]
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** Labor Committee -The President’s experience -Fisher -80th Congress -The President’s meeting with Thomas S. Gettys, September 14, 1972 -James P. Richards -Age -Christian A. Herter Committee -Foreign Affairs Committee Presentation of gifts by the President -Cuff links -Presidential seal -Pin -For wife -Presidential seal Fisher and Nidecker left at 12:15 pm.
Conversation No. 783-14 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 12:15 pm – 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Reserve Officers Association -Brig. Gen. Robert D. Upp Bull left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 783-15 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Brig. Gen. Robert D. Upp, Col. John T. Carlton, Rear Adm. B. Hayden Crawford, Col. Eugene H. Boyles, Col. James C. Craig, William F. Rhatican, and Mel L. Stephens; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings and introductions -Crawford, Boyles, Craig, Carlton [Photograph session] -Service flags -Marine Corps Southern California -1972 campaign -Los Angeles City College National defense issue -Reserve Officers Association's support for Administration -Meetings -Vietnam War -Mining of Haiphong harbor -Respect for service men and women -All-volunteer army -1972 election
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Presentation of gifts by the President -Cuff links -Presidential seal -Golf balls -Donald McI. Kendall -Wilson Co. Upp et al. left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 12:22 pm. The President's schedule -Presidential gifts -Golf balls -Display Bull left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 783-16 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:22 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 783-17 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:22 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Request for briefcase Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 783-18 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:22 pm and 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule Bull left and Kissinger entered at 12:25 pm. US-Soviet Union trade deal -1972 election -William P. Rogers -Soviet-Jewish emigration -Jews -Votes -Bangladesh -Biharis -Burundi -Deal size -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Yitzhak Rabin -Bureaucracy -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Rabin -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Anniversary of creation of Soviet Union -Forthcoming speech -Detente
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Vietnam War -News summary -South Vietnam’s military situation -Quang Tri -Press and media coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Vietnamization -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s view -Inflicted casualties -Capture of arms -North Vietnamese divisions -Bombing of dikes in North Vietnam -Possible hearings by the Senate -Edward M. Kennedy -Evidence -Flood 1972 campaign issues -Vietnam -[George S. McGovern] -College campuses -Amnesty -Labor unions, Catholics -Vietnam negotiations -Meeting with North Vietnam -Forthcoming announcement -Progress -Press coverage -William L. Safire's recent meeting with the press -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Le Duc Tho Release of three prisoners of war [POWs] -Public relations -McGovern’s possible exploitation -Hanoi -Brainwashing -Peace group involvement -US domestic policy -Copenhagen and Sweden -Moscow
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Aeroflot -Special Air Services [SAS] Foreign policy -The President's meeting with Theodore H. White on September 18, 1972 and at the Hotel Pierre in December 1969 -Administration objectives -Vietnam -Soviet Union -Middle East -Relations with Europe -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Opposition -Vietnam -Opposition -Time -Newsweek -New York Times -Washington Post -Major networks -Intellectual community -As campaign issue -Vietnam, media -Media coverage -New York Times -Washington Post -McGovern -Europe, Japan -New York Times -Editorial -Abram Chayes -Allies in Europe -Japan -McGovern -View of leaders -View of leaders -1960 election -John F. Kennedy -Arnoud de Borchgrave article -Edward R.G. Heath -Conversation with Kissinger
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Chathem House -Compared to Council of Foreign Relations -Unknown friend of Kissinger -McGovern’s campaign -Briefing of Paul C. Warnke -Letter to Kissinger -Warnke’s security clearance -Haig -The President’s instructions -Soviet Union -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Israel -Poll on Vietnam war -McGovern’s election prospects -North Vietnamese -Josip Broz Tito -Nikolai V. Podgorny [?] -PRC -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to New York -Kissinger’s conversations in Moscow Vietnam -Kissinger’s schedule -Paris peace talks -The President’s International Monetary Fund [IMF] speech -Announcement -Frequency of meetings -Press -Possible settlement -Press -Coalition government US-Soviet Union trade deal -Israel -Jacob K. Javits and Abraham A. Ribicoff -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Rabin -Kissinger’s trip to the Soviet Union -Syria -Lebanon -Tone
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -State Department -The President and [National Security Council] [NSC] -Political effect of Israeli action -American Jewish community -McGovern -Max M. Fisher -Taft Schreiber -Jewish contributors -Kissinger’s role -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Rabin Congressional relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Dr. Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan's conversation with Kissinger -Carl B. Albert -Behavior -Presidency The President’s decisions -May 8, 1972 decision on bombing Hanoi and mining Haiphong harbor -Menu strikes -Cambodia -November 3, 1969 speech -Laos -Middle East crisis of September 1970 -The President’s location -Troop movements -State Department -Israel US-Soviet Union trade deal -Israel -Rabin -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversations with Javits and Ribicoff -Charles H. Percy Kissinger left at 12:46 pm.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 783-19 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 12:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-3]
Conversation No. 783-20 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:47 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 30-4]
Conversation No. 783-21 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:10 pm and 3:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 30-7]
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Conversation No. 783-22 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:10 pm and 3:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. John D. Ehrlichman's schedule -New York Bull left at 3:11 pm.
Conversation No. 783-23 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 3:12 pm - 3:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 30-8; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 783-24 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:13 pm and 3:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. John D. Ehrlichman's schedule -Memorandum
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Alexander P. Butterfield entered and Bull left at 3:13 pm. Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] bill -Memorandum from Ehrlichman Letter [to Mrs. Theodore Bennahum] -Theodore H. White -Rose Mary Woods -Eliska A. Hasek -Appreciation for correspondence The President's schedule -Trip to Texas -Speech -Laredo and [Rio Grande High School] -Gale E. Sayers -Frank van der Linden -Congressman [William V. Chappell] -Signing ceremony for House Resolution [HR] [10670] bill for Survivor Benefits for Veteran’s Dependents, September 21, 1972 -Melvin R. Laird, Ehrlichman, Charles W, Colson -Cabinet Room -F. Edward Hébert -Bill [HR 2] -Cabinet Room -Henry B. Struby Protection of foreign officials -Butterfield's conversations with Eugene T. Rossides -United Nations [UN] meeting -Presidential candidate -Secret Service The President's schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's schedule -[OEO] veto -Ehrlichman -William E. Timmons Butterfield left at 3:23 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 783-25 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 3:27 pm - 3:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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The President's schedule -Meeting on Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] legislation Note from Richard M. Helms Jeane L. Dixon -Meeting with Woods
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-Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. news broadcast -Possible terrorist bombings of Jews in US by extremist groups -Possible terrorist attacks on Jews -As campaign issue for George S. McGovern -The President’s possible statement -Woods’s view -Elmer H. Bobst’s comments about Israel’s attack on Lebanon -Jewish support for the President Israel -Reaction to Munich killings during Olympic Games -Henry A. Kissinger -Soviet Jewish emigration -US –Soviet Union trade deal -American Jews -Exit permits -George F. Kennan article -Emigration to Israel -Link between migrating taxes and Lend-Lease debt -Ukrainians -Education -Poles -American Jews -Bobst -Metropolitan Club Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:27 pm. The President schedule -William E. Timmons -Meeting on OEO Bull left at an unknown time before 3:29 pm. Dixon's conversation with Woods -John D. Ehrlichman -Protection of Jews in the US
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Arabs -Difficulty -Radio, television, newspaper industry -Clerics H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 3:29 pm. OEO bill -Forthcoming meeting with Timmons -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Timmons -Ehrlichman -Sustainability of veto Haldeman left at 3:31 pm. Security -Kissinger -Background -Recent trip to Great Britain -Work habits -Social life -New York -Meeting with People's Republic of China [PRC] officials -Protection in public places -Jill St. John -Publicity people -Woods's forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman 1972 campaign -Possible release of information -McGovern -Compared to R. Sargent Shriver -Shriver -News Summary -Job as ambassador to France -Bugging -Lyndon B. Johnson -Robert F. Kennedy -Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker Dixon's prediction
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Katharine L. Graham -Package -Warning Watergate -Dixon’s view -Cubans -Motivation -Fidel Castro Jean Dixon's predictions -Alan King -Telethon -Real estate property in Jerusalem -As possible target for anti-Jewish attack or backer for attacks -Paul H. Nitze -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] talks -Possible role -Soviet Union's possible ultimatum in the future -Shriver -Possible shooting attempt Draft remarks to Young Labor for Nixon [?] -Amnesty -Canada Dean Taylor -Request for jacket with presidential seal -Leonard W. Hall -Jacket Briefing -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Soviet Union Duke University -Verification of story about University of North Carolina's mascot -The President's demeanor as law school student Nixon library -Limousines
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Harry S. Truman Library -Retirement of presidential limousines in current use -Ehrlichman -John F. Kennedy's assassination -Kennedy Library -Ehrlichman International law commission -Letter from Charles S. Rhyne -Establishment after 1972 election The President's schedule -Harold Lee -Letter -The President’s previous trip [to Hong Kong] -John Paul Hammerschmidt -Offer of gun from constituent -Gun collection as hobby -Library -Hunting
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Rose Mary Woods left at 3:42 pm.
Conversation No. 783-26
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: September 19, 1972 Time: 3:42 pm - 5:41 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and William E. Timmons. Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] bill -Possibility of sustaining veto -Jacob K. Javits -OEO -The President’s view -Domestic Council staff -Labor -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr., John D. Ehrlichman -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger, Charles W. Colson Henry A. Kissinger entered at 3:43 pm. Memoranda on trade -The President's signature Rose Mary Woods [Signing memoranda] Kissinger’s security -Secret Service protection -Eugene T. Rossides -Information on possible attack on Jewish person -George S. McGovern's staff -Blame on administration -The President's earlier meeting with George Bush -Arabs -Al-Fatah -Intelligence reports -Haldeman -Secret Service -Social activities -McGovern, R. Sargent Shriver -Safety
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) McGovern's campaign -Soviet-Jewish emigration -William L. Safire's reception for the press -Max Frankel -Crowds -Political preference Kissinger’s security -Schedule -1972 election -Announcements Charles H. Percy fund raiser US-Soviet Union trade agreement -Kissinger's call from Bryce N. Harlow -Carl B. Albert’s conversation with Dr. Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan -Morgan -Conference -Conference -Javits amendment -House of Representatives -Morgan -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Language -Agreement compared to treaty -Soviets -Legislative strategy -Morgan -Albert -Conversations with conferees -Forthcoming meetings with Peter H.B. Frelinghuysen and William S. Mailliard -Schedule -Soviets -Schedule Kissinger's schedule -New York -Meeting [with People’s Republic of China] [PRC] [officials] News summary item
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -McGovern supporters at Democratic National Convention -George S. Meany comment Kissinger's schedule -Jill St. John -Nancy Maginnes The PRC -Women Kissinger left at 3:52 pm. OEO bill -Changes in provisions -Weinberger’s view -Cole’s view -Probability of sustaining veto -1972 election -Shriver -Weinberger -Cole -Victory margin -Mandatory funding issue -Congressional leaders Water bill -Gerald R. Ford -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Justice Department review -Mandatory spending issue -Budget effect -Congressional leaders -Sustainability of veto -Fiscal responsibility issue -Advisability of veto -Ehrlichman Funding of programs -OEO -Signing -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman,
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Weinberger -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Headstart -1968 election -Community action programs -Voters' view -Democrats -OEO bill -Sustainability of veto -Manadatory spending -Legal services, emergency health, emergency food -Weinberger -Spending ceiling -William V. Roth Congressional relations -OEO bill -Timmons’s forthcoming conversation with Congressional leaders -Quid pro quo -Sustaining water bill veto -Cole's views -1972 election -Lyndon B. Johnson-era economy -Federal deficit and full employment in 1968 -Effect on inflation -1968 election
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39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:52 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -George E. Christian -Interruption -The President's departure for Camp David -Helicopter -Tricia Nixon Cox OEO bill -Ehrlichman -Signing Timmons and Bull left at 4:02 pm. John B. Connally, Clark MacGregor, Christian and Colson entered at 4:03 pm. Greetings -Connally’s health Refreshments
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ***************************************************************** 1972 campaign -Advertisements -The President’s trips to the Soviet Union and the PRC -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -McGovern
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Campaign tone -The President’s accomplishments -Appeal to Democrats, Independents -National security -Economy -Redistribution of wealth -Social issues -Meany -Presidential character -Barry M. Goldwater's campaign in 1964 -Tennessee Valley Authority [TVA] issue -Foreign policy -Foreign policy -Johnson -Democratic Party tradition -Bipartisanship -Post World War II era -Harry S. Truman aid program -George C. Marshall Plan -McGovern -National defense and national security -The President’s viewing -Compared to other issues such as strip mining and the Soviet grain deal -Negative tone -Timing -National defense welfare, credibility -Emphasis on the positive -Timing -McGovern -Hardhats -Positive, five minute spots -Cost -Timing -“Mini-documentaries” -Republican National Convention -Busing -Michigan -Foreign policy -The President's trip to the Soviet Union -Trade agreement
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Kissinger’s visits -Timing -Forthcoming foreign policy announcements -US-Soviet Union trade agreement, October [18], 1972 -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] II, October [19], 1972 -November [21], 1972 -Moscow, Washington, DC -The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe [CSCE] and Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Interim SALT agreement, October 1972 -Andrei A. Gromyko's forthcoming visit -Moscow, Washington, DC signings -Timing -Soviet Union announcements -Trip -The President's trip to the PRC -Youth -“America the Beautiful” tour -Focus -Single issues -Duration -The President’s trip to the PRC -Timing -Soviet Union -Gromyko -Negative tone -National defense -Timing -The President's conversation with O. Clark Fisher of Texas earlier in the day -The President’s and Fisher’s experience on Labor Committee -Domestic and foreign policy and national security votes -The President’s experience -Focus -Advertisements -Foreign policy -William P. Rogers's United Nations [UN] appearance
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Speech to Foreign Affairs Council -The President's appearances -International Monetary Fund [IMF] speech, September 25, 1972 -New York, September 26, 1972 -Statue of Liberty -Ethnic groups [American Museum of Immigration dedication] -Common Cause -National Career Conference, Los Angeles, September 28, 1972 -National defense -Soviet Union announcements -Speech -Timing -Timing -The President's IMF speech -Rogers at UN -Melvin R. Laird -Los Angeles -Connally's television appearance -Timing -Relationship to the President's schedule -Atlanta -Connally’s schedule -St. Louis -Taping -Charts -Meeting with Gromyko -SALT signing -Photograph -Duration -October 4, 1972 -News value of appearance -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President's schedule -Atlanta -Forthcoming trip to Texas -Laredo and [Rio Grande High School] -Connally’s ranch -San Antonio
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Connally's forthcoming television appearance -Taping -Leaks -Target audience -Democrats, labor -Bipartisanship -Connally’s background -Secretary of Navy -Truman -National Defense -Veteran’s organizations -McGovern -Franklin D. Roosevelt, Truman, John F. Kennedy -Tone -Text -Patrick J. Buchanan -Theme -Henry A. Wallace's position on aid to Greece and Turkey -1948 campaign -McGovern -The President’s experience as congressman -Aid to Greece and Turkey, Marshall Plan -Truman -Helen Gahagan Douglas -Use of graphics and audiovisual aids -Wallace film clip's availability -March of Time archives -Aid to Greece and Turkey -Roll call vote -The President -The President and Kennedy as freshman members of Congress -Theme -Wallace -McGovern -Robert Sam Anson biography -Assistance from White House staff -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -Buchanan -Themes
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -McGovern’s 1948 letter about Red Scare -Meany circulation -Signing of SALT agreement and Gromyko's visit Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:03 pm. Request for Congressional Record -Aid to Greece and Turkey -1947 vote -The President, Kennedy Bull left at an unknown time before 5:30 pm.
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Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:03 pm. Request for glasses Bull left at an unknown time before 5:30 pm. Polls -McGovern -Albert E. Sindlinger -Louis P. Harris polls -Economy -Recession Bull entered and left at an unknown time before 5:30 PM.
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Polls -Harris polls -Economy -Approval of the President's handling of the job -Compared to 1969 -Economy -Possibility of recession -1971 compared to 1972 -Price increases
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 ***************************************************************** Polls -Sindlinger polls -Wage and price controls -Trend -Politics -The President's handling of job -McGovern -Cabinet, Congress -The President’s family -McGovern -Sindlinger poll Foreign policy -80th Congress vote on aid to Greece and Turkey -Douglas -Isolationists -The President, Kennedy, Johnson -Ages -Television
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -McGovern -1947 -The President’s votes as congressman -Food for Europe -1946 election -Johnson campaign -Tone -Hardy Hollers -Accusations of stealing -Dan Moody -Financial records -Arlan Graves [?] of Austin -Claudia A. (Taylor) (“Ladybird”) Johnson -Lyndon Johnson’s speech at Wooldridge Park -80th Congress vote on aid to Greece and Turkey -Debate -Buchanan's possible analysis -Participants -The President and Kennedy -Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Samuel T. Rayburn, Dwight D. Eisenhower -Wallace -Lyndon Johnson -Vito Marcantonio -J. Harry McGregor of Ohio -Conservatives
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47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Connally et al. except Haldeman, left at 5:36 pm. OEO bill Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:36 pm. Request Haldeman’s schedule The President's schedule -Julie Nixon Eisenhower The President left at an unknown time after 5:36 pm. The President's schedule -Ehrlichman, Weinberger -Kissinger The President entered at an unknown time after 5:37 pm. The President and Haldeman left at 5:41 pm.
Conversation No. 783-27 Date: September 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:41 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [custodial staff] met. The President’s location
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48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Duration: 2m 4s ]
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[This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.]