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Date: 
Oct 09, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No.794-1 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 9:32 am - 10:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Stephen B. Bull. Haldeman's schedule The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:55 am. Vietnam -Henry A. Kissinger’s cable -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Progress of negotiations -Status of negotiations -William P. Rogers -Forthcoming press conference -Comment -Rogers’s forthcoming press conference -Timing -Statement -On-camera -George S. McGovern -Timing
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Campaign practices -Hecklers -Julie Nixon Eisenhower‘s schedule -Vermont -Possible response -Young people -William R. Codus -Responsibility -Advance men [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Military service -Return -Navy -1972 election -Haldeman’s possible effort -Installation of heating system
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Speeches -Pierre Rinfret’s work -Peace -Herbert Stein -Paul W. McCracken -Tone -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Presentation of issues -The People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union -Rinfret -Personnel management -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] Radio Address on Federal Spending, October 7, 1972 -Charles W. Colson -Baltimore Sun story -News summary -List publication -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Republican leadership meeting -Colson -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Ronald L. Ziegler -Baltimore Sun story -Reporter -Ziegler -Catherine Mackin “syndrome” -Leads -Taxes -Increase -Size -Rinfret -Price -Size -Vietnam war settlement
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Campaign practices -Frank L. Rizzo
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Ziegler entered at 9:55 am. Press briefing -Quadriad meeting -Arthur F. Burns -Weinberger -Economic indicators -Economic expansion Photographs of the President’s recent address on Federal spending -News summary -Patrick J. Buchanan, Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Distribution to wire services -Candidates -Photographs of the President -Types of poses -Camp David -Laurel lodge -Text -Portraits -Skill as a photographer Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:55 am. The president’s schedule -Quadriad Bull left at an unknown time before 10:09 am. Radio speeches -The President's recent speech on Federal spending -Radio and press coverage -Colson -Price -Farm speech -Veterans -Farm speech -Chicago
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The President's schedule Ziegler left at an unknown time before 10:09 am.
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The President’s schedule -Russell E. Train Haldeman and Ziegler left at 10:09 am.
Conversation No. 794-2 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 10:10 am - 11:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Arthur F. Burns, Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger, and Herbert Stein, the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Photograph session
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Arrangements [Photograph session] Economy -Labor relations -Possible union merger -International Longshoremen’s and Warehouseman’s Union [ILWU] -Harry Bridges -International Brotherhood of Teamsters [International Longshoremen’s Association] -Jurisdictional conflicts -Issues -Stein memorandum -1972 election -Post-1972 election plans -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Wage and price controls -Public statements -Budget -Water bill -Veto possibility -Timing -Veto override -Message -Domestic Council -Length -Camp David -Cost -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Russell E. Train -Cost -City reimbursements -Justification -Railroads pension bill veto override -Appropriations bill -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Continuing resolution
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -October 15, 1972 -January 31, 1972 -Veterans education bill -Supplemental appropriations bill -Impact on budget -Higher education -Unknown person -Plans for second term -Stein’s memorandum -Statements -Staffing -Burns’s schedule -Staff schedules -Budget -Initiatives -Meetings at Camp David -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Inaugural Address -State of the Union -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Burns’s schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Henry A. Kissinger’s trips -Budget -The President’s schedule Rumsfeld entered at 10:23 am. -Edward R.G. Heath, Georges J.R. Pompidou, Willy Brandt -Possible visits -Post-election meetings -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Vienna -European Security Conference -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Domestic Plans
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -“Bold new programs” -Spending -1969-71 -1972 State of the Union -Revenue sharing -Energy, hunger, the environment -Media relations -Taxes -Wage and price controls -George E. Allen -Football analogy -Public statements -Stein’s memorandum -Economic mismanagement -Fiscal policy -Spending ceiling Congressional relations -Procedures -Radio Address on Federal Spending, October 7,1972 -Wilbur D. Mills -Government reorganization -Revenue sharing -Special interests problems -Health, hunger, cities, race -Joint Economic Committee -Function -George H. Mahon -Appropriations committee -Spending bill -Ceiling -New committee -Republicans -Candidates -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson, Peter H. Dominick -Photograph sessions -House of Representatives -Age of candidates -Senate
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Age of candidates -Type of candidate desired by the President -Robert M. LaFollette, Mike Manroney -Need for reorganization of Congress -Priorities on issues -Health, environment, welfare, government reorganization, budget -Public effect -“Rumsfeld’s raiders” -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -Edward G. Biester, Jr. -Senate, House of Representatives -Performance -Legislation The President’s readings -Irish foreign minister [Patrick Hillary] -Need for political and religious leaders for periods of “withdrawal and return” -Arnold O. Toynbee -Essay -Moses -Siddhartha Buddha -Winston S. Churchill -Charles A.J.M. DeGaulle -Jawaharlal Nehru -Mohandas K. Gandhi -Konrad Adenauer -Otto von Bismarck Congress -Records -Attention to detail compared to broad view -Need for reflection and perspective -Campaigning -Cabinet The President's readings -William Gladstone
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Benjamin Disraeli -Robert Blake's biography -Compared to Gladstone -Activities -Hughenden Manor The President’s August 15, 1971 announcement -The President's Camp David meeting Congress -Schedule -The President’s meetings with Carl B. Albert, Gerald R. Ford, Michael J. Mansfield Leadership ideas -Administration -Executive branch -White House -Family Assistance Plan [FAP] -Professoriate -Sabbatical -Lawyers -Business world -Vacations -Soviet Union system -The President’s conversations with Leonid I. Brezhnev and Aleksei N. Kosygin -Vacations -Brezhnev’s age -Activities -Reading habits -Books -Columns, speeches, news summaries -Burns -Need for perspective -Economy -The President’s August 15, 1971 announcement -Foreign policy -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Soviet Union -Kissinger -Vietnam -Latin America -Europe -Cyprus -Middle East -Domestic needs -The President’s 1967 [Foreign Affairs] article -The President’s 1967 World Tour -New York Times -House of Representatives -Members -Age -Social activities -Albert -Oklahoma -White House staff, Cabinet -Family problems -Post-1972 election needs -December 15, 1972 -Inauguration, State of the Union Address Congressional relations -House of Representatives -Ford -Need for Congressional reorganization -The President’s role -Ways and Means Committee -Federal spending ceiling -Joint committee -Possible meetings with the President -Authority -Speech -Possible magazine article -Saturday Evening Post -Press, media, political scientists -Interest in Presidency -Budget
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Programs -Cost -Accomplishments -Brookings Institute -Great society -Evaluation -Budget -Fiscal year [FY] 1974 Wage and Price controls -Interest rates -Duration -Problems -Business inefficiency -Walter W. Heller’s program -Timing -Budget -Food prices -Inflation -Economic Stabilization Act -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Inflationary spiral -1973 -Pay Board -Wage guidelines -Price Commission -Market forces effect on pay demands -Possible market deceleration -The President’s August 15, 1971 announcement -Effect -The President’s view -Construction Stabilization Committee -Construction Stabilization Committee -Construction unions -Non-union competition -Analogy to Congress and budget -James J. Davis-Robert L. Bacon Act -Suspension -COLC meeting in Cabinet room, September 29, 1972
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Marvin H. Kosters’s analysis -1973 -Bargaining demands -Compared to previous years -Newspaper reporters -Edward Dale -Action until 1972 election -Polls -George S. McGovern -Louis P. Harris, Albert E. Sindlinger -Temporary nature of controls -Permanent nature of controls -McGovern -Possibility of gradual removal in January, 1973 -Compared with 1947 -Jesse Wolcott -House of Representatives -Prices -Enforcement -Food prices -Administration action -Wholesalers, retail -Opposition program -Meat -Chuck roast -Jane (Dalton) Weinberger’s forthcoming speech -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Anecdote -Need for change in 1973 -Phase II -October 7, 1971 -Demand-pull inflation -Legislation -Economic developments -Fiscal policy -Federal government action -Food prices -Agricultural policy -Tariffs
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Quotas -Legislation -Possible public hearings -Possible speech -Agriculture Department -Legislation -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -CEA -COLC -Spending programs -Effect on fiscal policy -Legislative enactments -Cost to the consumer -Agriculture -Special interests -Cotton subsidy -John B. Connally -Texas -Congressional relations -Legislative proposals -Inflation -Public expectations -Fiscal policy, legislation -Subsidy costs -Government service contract bill -Defense Department -Provision -Labor Department -Property Review Board -Walter Beaman Jones, Sr. Act Congressional relations -Consumer cost -Government subsidy programs -Politics -1976 election -Eisenhower -1952 election -Adlai E. Stevenson, II
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Republican control of Congress -1946, 1948 -1950 -Robert A. Taft, Sr., the President -1952, 1954, 1956, 1958 -1972 election -Republican candidates -Support for the President -1974 election -New York, Connecticut -Possible scenario -Support for the President -Compared to special interests -Seniority -Frank T. Bow -Appropriations Committee Chairmanship -Health -Ambassadorship to Panama -Rumsfeld’s experience -Reapportionment -Supreme Court decision -1964 election -Barry M. Goldwater -1946 -The President -Leadership -Foreign policy and domestic policy -Connally’s point -Congress -Governors -Governors -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Ronald W. Reagan -John J. Gilligan -Milton J. Shapp -Richard B. Ogilvie -Michigan governor [William G. Miliken] -Massachusetts [Francis W. Sargent] -Texas
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Dolph Briscoe -Congress leadership -Thomas E. Dewey -Earl Warren -James H. Duff -Pennsylvania -Ford -List -Senate -Mansfield -Russell B. Long -John C. Stennis, John C. McClellan, James O. Eastland -Fiscal and foreign policy responsibility -John J. Sparkman -[Winston M. Blount] -Eastland, McClellan, Stennis -Civil rights -Taft -William F. Knowland -Everett M. Dirksen -Hugh Scott -Robert P. Griffin -House of Representatives -Connally’s view -Albert -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Mills -Missouri -Richard W. Bolling -Mahon -Olin E. (“Tiger”) Teague -Veterans Affairs Committee -Ford -Leadership qualities -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Charles A. Halleck -Melvin R. Laird -Lyndon B. Johnson -Domestic policy
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Taft -Foreign policy -Mansfield -Relationship with the President -PRC discussions -Salaries -Retirement -Ford -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -John J. Rhodes -Conable -Seniority -Halleck -Appropriations Committee -Elford A. Cederberg -Compared to Frank T. Bow -Age -Adenauer -De Gaulle -Eisenhower -Churchill -Shigeru Yoshida -Chiang Kai-shek -Chou En-lai -US system -Meeting with the President -Ford, Leslie C. Arends -Mansfield -Scott -Change -Bryce N. Harlow -Ford and Dirksen -Ford -Speaker of the House -John B. Anderson -Rhodes -Arends -Samuel L. Devine -Arends
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Upcoming retirement -Speaker of the House -Role -Joseph W. Martin, Jr. -Halleck -Ford -Majority leader -Whip The President's schedule -Russell E. Train Food prices The president’s schedule -Train Rumsfeld, Shultz et al. left at 11:35 am.
Conversation No. 794-3 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 11:36 am - 11:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Russell E. Train and John C. Whitaker; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions -Train -Travels to Soviet Union -Caviar -Lake Baikal [Photograph session]
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) US-Soviet Union environmental negotiations -Trip by the President to Soviet Union -Soviet Union compared to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Historic preservation -Leningrad -Siberia -Russian architecture -Soviet buildings -Leningrad -The President’s view -Moscow -Embassy -Construction -1956 -Residence -Cooperation -Meeting with Nikolai Podgorny -Messages for the President -Support in 1972 election -Reception -Letter to Podgorny -Train’s necktie -Joint working groups -Air pollution -Soviets coming to US -Timing -Americans going to the Soviet Union -Timing -Pollution -Lake Baikal -Socialism -Tourism -Lake Baikal -Compared to Lake Tahoe, Nevada -Soviets and gambling -Casinos -Leo Tolstoy -Olympic games
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Sports -Olympic Games -Podgorny -US and Soviet Union -German Democratic Republic [GDR] [East Germany] -West Germany -Women -The President’s activities -Podgorny’s interest -Golfing, bowling -Podgorny and other Soviet leaders -Hunting -Water -Spectator sports -The President’s possible trip to Soviet Union -Football -Basketball -Hockey -Canada -Alexei N. Kosygin’s remark -Sports as business -Trading of athletes -Comparisons US-Soviet union environmental negotiations -Supreme Soviet -Environmental questions -Vladimir A. Kirillin -Speech -PRC -Civilization -Soviets -PRC and India -Significance -Bilateral relations -World cooperation -Cleaner air and water -International diplomatic climate -Trade
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Berlin -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Areas of agreement between US and Soviet Union -Differences in philosophy -Environment -Health -Science -Trade -Relations between superpowers -The President’s view -Speechwriters -Other countries -North Korea - South Korea relations -Japan – PRC relations -Middle East -India – Pakistan relations -United Nations [UN] environmental conference -Latin America -Africa -Europe -Possible positive effect and benefits Vodka -Russian compared to Smirnoff Wines -Ukraine, Georgia -California -Red Bordeaux -French -California -Louis Martini -European view Train and Whitaker left at 11:56 am.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Conversation No. 794-4 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:56 am and 11:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -October 10, 1972 breakfast meeting -Congressional surrogates Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:58 am.
Conversation No. 794-5 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 11:58 am - 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Winston W. Marsh, James Low and Henry C. Cashen; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions and greetings American Society of Association Executives [ASAE] Marsh's schedule -Honolulu, Las Vegas -Conventions [Photograph session] ASAE poll The President's schedule
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -James O. Eastland -Vote ASAE -Polls -Small businessmen -Las Vegas -Japan -Mexico -South Africa -Britain -France -Democratic platform issues -Profit sharing -Welfare -Poll results Tire industry -The President’s experience -Competition -Advertisements -Michelin -Radial -Goodyear -Cost -Comfort -Safety -Popularity with race drivers -Retreads -Great Depression -Statistics -Truck drivers -Long Beach -Downey -Whittier -Southern California -Cities and freeways The President's schedule
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Possible future meetings -ASAE work -1971 reception -Possible future meetings Tire industry -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Career -Changing tires -Vulcanizing -Dodge balloon tires -Scientifically Treated Petroleum [STP] -Graham Tully -Advertising -Racing drivers -Rodeo people -Popularity -Compared to horsing racing -Betting -Kentucky Derby -Mag wheels -Popularity -Cashen and Charles W. Colson -Work with ASAE Presidential gifts -Cuff links -Presidential seal -Pins -Wives Marsh et al. left at 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 794-19 Date: October 9, 1972
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: Unknown between 12:10 pm and 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Barber -James O. Eastland’s arrival -Wire service Bull left at an unknown time before 12:13 pm.
Conversation No. 794-6 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm - 12:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sharon McLarty, Mr. and Mrs. I.W. McLarty, Tony McLarty, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shaffer, Eastland, and John E. Nidecker; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions and greetings William E. Timmons entered and Nidecker left at 12:15 pm. Miss National Teenage America -Amory, Mississippi -[Photograph session] -Sharon McLarty's statement -Sharon McLarty's background -Education -Scholarship -[Photograph session] -Arrangements -Eastland -Support
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Haiphong harbor mining -Mississippi citizens -The President’s previous visit -Motto -Gift presentations -President’s seal -Pins -Cuff links -Scouting -Harold [?] Nixon -Jamborees -The President as Vice President -Mayor Billy Glasgow of Amory, Mississippi -Photograph White House grounds -Magnolia -Andrew Jackson Everyone but Eastland and Timmons left at 12:22 pm. 1972 campaign -[Mississippi] -[Gilbert Carmichael] -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Tricia Nixon Cox -John B. Connally -[Mississippi] -[Arkansas] -John L. McClellan -Opponent [Wayne H. Bobbitt] -Winthrop Rockefeller -Agnew -Tricia Nixon Cox -Mississippi -John N. Mitchell’s recent visit -Alabama -John J. Sparkman -Support on national defense issues
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -The President's endorsement -The President’s schedule -The President's writing of letters to Congressional candidates -South -North -Media support for George S. McGovern -New York Times -Washington Post -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Time -Newsweek -Issues -Amnesty -Pot -Defense cut -The President's schedule -Atlanta motorcade -Connally -Mitchell -Security -Rally -Motorcade -John F. Kennedy -Hotel meetings -Agnew -George C. Wallace -Montgomery, Alabama -Jackson, Mississippi -Unknown person -Forthcoming meeting with Agnew -Edward M. Kennedy -Stance An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:22 pm. Refreshment
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:36 pm. 1972 campaign -The President’s upcoming radio addresses -California -Support for the President -Orange County -Los Angeles County -Tennessee -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Busing issue -Judge -Memphis newspaper -James H. (“Jimmy”) Quillen -Nashville Banner -Conversation with Eastland -Relationship with Baker -Chances for Republican victory -A history of support for the President -Alabama -Mississippi -Georgia -Louisiana -Arkansas -Connally -Previous conversation with the President -Democratic Party -“McGovernites” -Connally, Richard J. Daley -Party loyalty -The President's past position vis-à-vis Eastland, Richard B. Russell, Sparkman, McClellan, John C. Stennis -Voting record -American Bar Association [ABA] -McGovern -Republicans -The President’s Radio Address on Federal Spending, October 7, 1972 -Russell B. Long, Wilbur D. Mills
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Bipartisan responsibility for big spending -Charles W. Colson -Charles H. Percy -Consumers, domestic issues Senate recess -Timing Watergate -Samuel J. Ervin’s possible investigation -Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee -Court -Timing -Conversation with Eastland -Previous matter -Steel company records -Subpoena -McClellan -Eastland -Judiciary committee -Subpoena -The President's comments on court cases -Charles Manson -The President's schedule -Denver, Colorado -California -Indictment -Alger Hiss case -The President’s recent press conference -Single standard -Senate Judiciary Committee -The President’s view Eastland and Timmons left at 12:36 pm.
Conversation No. 794-7
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Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 12:36 pm - 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Taping of message The President and Bull left at 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 794-8 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Samuel I. Newhouse -Executive Office Building [EOB] Bull left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm.
Conversation No. 794-9 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
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The President's schedule -October 10, 1972 breakfast meeting -Surrogates -Speeches -Instruction -Tables -Jim Brown -Involvement in drug abuse programs -Recent meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm.
Conversation No. 794-20 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Instruction The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm.
Conversation No. 794-10 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 3:10 pm. Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Executive Office Building [EOB] An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 12:46 pm and 3:10 pm. [Conversation No. 794-10A] The President’s location -EOB [End of telephone conversation] The unknown agents left at an unknown time before 3:10 pm.
Conversation No. 794-11 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 3:10 pm Location: Oval Office A Secret Service agent talked with an unknown person.
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34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President’s schedule [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 3:10 pm.]
Conversation No. 794-12 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: unknown after 3:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Samuel I. Newhouse and Herbert G. Klein; the meeting began in progress. [Photograph session] -The President’s previous meeting with Newhouse -1960 Newhouse Newspapers -List -Klein -Mississippi -Pascagoula -Mississippi Press Register -Mobile, Alabama -New Orleans -Coverage -Mississippi, Alabama, New Jersey, New York -Portland, Oregon -St. Louis, Missouri -Springfield, Massachusetts -The President’s visit as Congressman Refreshment Newhouse Newspapers -Newark, New Jersey
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Newark Star-Ledger -Previous prosperity -Unions -Newark News -Effect of endorsement on state -Cleveland Plain Dealer -Thomas Vail -Property -Circulation numbers -Compared to Cleveland Press -California -Los Angeles Chronicle -Family ownership -Los Angeles Examiner -Newhouse’s attempt to buy -Dennis McElroy -Marriage -Television -San Diego -Los Angeles -San Jose -Ridder Publications -Sacramento Union -John Copley -Stock ownership -Copley’s health -Gift for Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Mitzi (Epstein) Newhouse -Vogue interview -Vogue, House and Garden -Newhouse ownership -Mitzi Newhouse -Possible letter from Mrs. Nixon -Mrs. Nixon’s location -New York -Chicago -Columbus Day
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Newspapers ownership -Department of Justice -Stock ownership -New York Stock Exchange -Potential problems with bureaucracy -Group ownership -Los Angeles Times, William Randolph Hearst Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:10 pm. Schedule -John E. Ehrlichman -John W. Dean, III -Position -Hair length Bull left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm. Television-newspaper ownership -Public interest groups -Possible attacks on Newhouse -Klein -The President’s view -New York Daily News -WPIX -Jack Quinn -Chicago Tribune
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Anti-business establishment -The President’s view -Anti-trust enforcement -US competitiveness -Europe -Soviet Union -John B. Connally -Interest in subject -The President’s interest Dean entered at 3:23 pm. Introduction -Dean’s background -Department of Justice Philosophy toward television-newspaper ownership -Newhouse Newspapers and stock ownership -Copley -Vogue -Congress -Department of Justice -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Administration standard -Anti-trust justifications -Ecology, equal rights -Money -Counter advertisement -Serving the public interest and objections -Buffalo -Syracuse -Possible changes -Newhouse’s desire to remain in newspapers, magazines -Lawsuit -Arthur Goldberg -Abner J. Mikva -Possible case -Department of Justice anti-trust division -Thomas Kauper
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Big business -White House -Dean -Bureaucracy -Control -Department of Justice anti-trust division -Attitude toward business -Compared with the attitude in the White House -Running of newspapers -Editorial policy -Newspaper Guild, Unions -Washington Daily News -New York -Number of papers -Portland, Oregon -Editors and publishers -Vail -Franchises -Harlan Sanders [Kentucky Fried Chicken] 1972 campaign -Klein’s recent meeting with Newhouse in New York -Blacks -Number of newspapers in Alabama -John J. Sparkman -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Cleveland Plain Dealer -Oregonian, Oregan Journal -St. Louis Globe-Democrat [?] -Bill Nickels -St. Louis Presidential gift giving -Letter from Mrs. Nixon Bull entered, left, and reentered at an unknown time before 3:34 pm. -Cuff links -Presidential seal
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Pin -Presidential seal -Mrs. Newhouse Newhouse, Klein, and Dean left at 3:34 pm.
Conversation No. 794-13 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:34 pm and 3:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Vogue -Placement on table -Rose Mary Woods Bull left at an unknown time before 3:35 pm.
Conversation No. 794-14 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 3:35 pm - 4:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Gift from Mitzi (Epstein) Newhouse -Vogue -Samuel I. Newhouse -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Thank you letter
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Importance -Schedule
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H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 3:39 pm. Woods left at 3:39 pm.
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Poll -The President’s general approval and disapproval rating -Vietnam -Economy -Corruption in Federal Government -Examples -Effect on the 1972 election -Handling -George S. McGovern compared to the President -The President's visibility -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] signing -Television -Corruption
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41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 7m 1s ]
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Poll -US-Soviet Union trade agreement -Soviet Jews -Exit tax -Awareness -Government subsidies of the shipping industry -Credit -Soviet Union -Most Favored Nation [MFN] status -Soviet Union -Lend-lease -Henry A. Kissinger -Peter G. Peterson -Japan -The administration’s foreign policy progress -Intellectuals -Compared to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] initiative Kissinger -Schedule -Timing of meetings -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Hanoi -The need for Kissinger to report to the President -Hanoi -Paris -Saigon -Settlement timing -Saigon
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -North Vietnamese -Peking -Moscow -Possible message to Kissinger -The president’s possible conversation with Kissinger -Progress report -Kennedy Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:39 pm and 4:34 pm. [Conversation No. 794-14A] Request for Kennedy [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations progress report
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Kissinger -Possible trip to Hanoi -Paris -Saigon -North Vietnamese -Peking, Moscow -Arrival back to White House -Haig
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Vietnam -Possible cease-fire -Compared to Suez cease-fire -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Bombing, mining -Military, political settlement Stewart J.O. Alsop article -Newsweek -Vietnam War -Nguyen Van Thieu -Settlement -South Vietnamese -Senate -Haig -PRC -Level of US support -McGovern -Soviet Union and PRC aid to North Vietnam -Level of military advisors -John F. Kennedy -Bombing, mining -Negotiations -Thieu -POWs -Vietnamization -McGovern -Bombing -Thieu’s future William P. Rogers’s possible press conference -Haldeman’s conversation with Rogers -Negotiations -Kissinger -Three possible scenarios -Cancellation of press conference -Repeating the President’s stance -No chance to quit war -McGovern
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Speech -PRC -Asia -Cancellation -Charles W. Colson -Kissinger -Paris -Colson McGovern -Possible press conference -Kissinger’s negotiations -Partisanship compared to statesmanship -Rogers’s possible press conference -Negotiations -Sensitivity Foreign steel imports -John N. Mitchell’s previous conversation with Haldeman -The President’s schedule -Ralph Guy, Jr. -US Steel -I[lorwith] W[ilbur] Abel -US Steelworkers -Administration influence on issue -Mitchell’s view -Foreign problems -Post-1972 election -Steel companies
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:39 pm. The President's schedule -Photograph session for candidates -Lighting Bull left at an unknown time before 4:34 pm.
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The President and Haldeman left at 4:34 pm.
Conversation No. 794-15 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:34 pm and 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Photograph session for congressional, gubernatorial, senatorial candidates
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Lighting -Robert W. Hirsch, Louie B. Nunn -Re-filming -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Carveth S. Thompson -Pace -Harry S. Dent -Brad E. Hainsworth -Nunn -John W. Byrnes -Harold Froelich Bull left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm.
Conversation No. 794-16 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 4:37 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Carveth S. Thompson, Russell W. Peterson, Robert W. Hirsch, Louie B. Nunn, Dave Towell, Gene Savoie, Harold Froelich, James B. Mosely, Paul Cronin, Ellis S. Rubin, Joel Gustafson, Jack Insco, Russ Sloan, Alf Adams, John Byrnes, William E. Timmons, John E. Nedecker, Richard K. Cook, and Brad E. Hainsworth.
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47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Thompson et al. left at 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 794-17 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: 5:00 pm - 5:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Letters -Walter E. Washington, Jerry V. Wilson -Crime -Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Richard A. Moore -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Joe D. Waggoner, Jr. -Rumania -US Information Agency [USIA] Trade Fair -Henry A. Kissinger -Richard K. Cook -Pay Board -Labor -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Cabinet meetings -The President's Committee on Mental Retardation -Post-1972 election -James E. Cheek -Howard University -Nuclear reactor -Blacks -Spanish-speaking surrogates -Blacks
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -[James Brown] -Press -Jews -The president’s Committee on Mental Retardation -“Bread and butter issues” -Pay Board -Waggoner -Washington Washington, DC Items for the President’s signature The President’s schedule -Newsworthy activities -1972 election Butterfield left at 5:10 pm.
Conversation No. 794-18 Date: October 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:11 pm and 6:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger’s meeting -Washington Star Ziegler’s press briefing -Republican candidates -James Eastland’s meeting with the President -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -John J. Sparkman -John L. McClellan
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Eastland -Gilbert Carmichael -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President’s instructions to Ziegler -Campaigning -The President’s schedule H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 5:13 pm. Candidates -Supporters of the President -Donald W. Riegle, Jr. -Carmichael -Individual races -Campaigning -Endorsement letters -Support for the President’s foreign and defense policies -Democrats in Congress -Blount -Carmichael -Eastland -McClellan -Eastland -Agnew, Tricia Nixon Cox -The President’s participation in Campaigns Ziegler left at 5:18 pm.
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50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
[This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 6:08 pm].