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Date: 
Oct 12, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 796-1 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:59 am and 9:01 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person; the recording began while the conversation was in progress.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:01 am.
Conversation No. 796-2 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: 9:01 am - 9:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Forthcoming press briefing by Hugh Scott and Ehrlichman -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger Debt Limit Expenditure Ceiling Bill
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Russell B. Long -Telephone call from the President -Effect -Withdrawal of statement -Press coverage -House of Representatives -Possible amendment -Leonard B. (“Len”) Jordan -Location -Wallace F. Bennett -Senate Congressional schedule Busing -Filibuster -Scott -James B. Allen -Senatorial procedures -Tabling until next congressional session -The President's schedule -Atlanta -Denver -Supreme Court argument -Ehrlichman's schedule -Atlanta -Scott -Recent telephone conversation with Ehrlichman -Senatorial procedures -Timing Congressional relations -Procedures -Allen and Scott -Hubert H. Humphrey -Filibuster -Spending limitation -Edmund S. Muskie -Water Quality Bill -Possibility of Presidential pocket veto -Congressional schedule
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -House of Representatives -Spending limit -William E. Timmons -Congressional schedule Briefing papers -Busing The President and Ehrlichman left at 9:06 am.
Conversation No. 796-3 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: 9:45 am - 9:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Instruction -Materials for H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The President's schedule -Meeting with Claire (Hodgson) Ruth, October 13, 1972 -Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca -Lou Gehrig -Drug Abuse Prevention Week -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr., Dr. Jerome Jaffe’s and Myles J. Ambrose’s briefing, October 17, 1972 -National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse Prevention 1972 -Cabinet Room -Camp David -Campaign speeches -Possible meeting -Masayoshi Ohira -Kakuei Tanaka -The President’s previous meeting -Politics -[Ohira]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Butterfield left at 9:52 am.
Conversation No. 796-4 Date: October 12, 1972 Time: 10:05 am - 10:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 10:05 am. 1972 campaign -Expenses -Vote letter -Press coverage -Committee for the Re-Election of the President [CRP] -Franked mailings -Fletcher Thompson -Georgia -Clark MacGregor -Printed statement -White House -CRP -Television [TV] and radio text
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -John B. Connally‘s previous conversation with Haldeman -Corruption charges -Response -Connally’s handling -Presidential campaigning -[George S. McGovern] campaign -The President’s role -Counter-attack -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Press standards -Kenneth W. Clawson -Press standards -Supporters of McGovern -Attacks on the President and supporters -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Apparent methods used -The President's schedule -Berkeley -Flyers -Damage -Statue of Liberty -Tricia Nixon Cox’s schedule -[Columbus Day] Parade -Shouting of obscenities -Policy of media toward coverage -Violence -The President’s conversation with Charles W. Colson -Connally’s view -White House -McGovern's issues -Vietnam War -French embassy bombing -Graft, corruption as issues -Possible responses -Specifics -Context in history -Double standard -Patrick J. Buchanan -Richard (“Dick”) Tuck -Record -Distribution of editorial writers
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Comparisons -Press and network coverage -Possible reason Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Vietnam negotiations -Hanoi -Cable from Kissinger -Meeting with the President -Discussion with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Possibility of meeting with William P. Rogers -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kennedy -Rogers -Announcement -Kissinger report -Ronald Ziegler's announcement -Kissinger’s possible arrival time -Haig -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger -Hanoi -Meeting with the President -Publicity 1972 election -Press relations -CRP, Washington Post -Press standards -MacGregor -Robert J. Dole -Donald Segretti story -St. Louis Post Dispatch -New York Times -McGovern -Peace plan -Washington Post -Journalistic style -Building dedication invitations -The President's order to Cabinet officers -Rogers’s acceptance
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -John N. Mitchell -Maurice H. Stans -Libel -Administration stance -Walter Washington -Rogers Washington, DC jail takeover by inmates -Blacks -Grievances -Judge's [Albert C. Bryant’s] action -Administration involvement -News coverage -Washington, DC 1972 election -McGovern -Vietnam speech, October 10, 1972 -Reaction -Bombing of French consulate -Public interest -Casualty -[Hanoi] -Bombing accuracy -Surface to air missile [SAM] -Melvin R. Laird -Washington Star editorial -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Joseph C. Kraft -Residual forces -J. William Fulbright -McGovern’s staff -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Bombing -Thailand -Rogers -[Adm. John S. McCain, Jr.]
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8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 7m 12 ]
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The President's responses to McGovern's corruption charges -Discussion of campaign practices -In-office press conference -Clawson -[“Canuck”] letter -William Loeb's repudiation -Colson -Marilyn Berger -Democratic Party activities -Telephone calls from Los Angeles office, flyers from Berkeley office -Editorials -Washington Post -Chicago Tribune -Orlando Sentinel -St. Louis Globe Democrat -Press standards -Washington Post -Rogers's possible statement -Possible effectiveness -New York Times Press and media relations -Connally’s view -Establishment -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Newsweek -Time -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -James Keogh -Clawson
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Clawson -Beliefs -Buchanan -Jewish background -Kevin Phillips's theme -Buchanan theme News briefing -Ziegler -Kissinger's meeting with the President -Television [TV] coverage An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 10:05 am. Ziegler's schedule The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 10:24 am. Campaign activities -Tone -Public reaction -Watergate Ziegler entered at 10:24 am. The President's schedule -The President’s remarks at Atlanta reception, October 12, 1972 -TV and radio coverage -Atlanta press pool -J. William Theis -Atlanta Journal-Constitution -Cameras and lights -Meeting with Kissinger -Rogers’s schedule -Kissinger's schedule -[National Security Council] [NSC] -Reports -Rogers Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:26 am.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President’s schedule -[Atlanta] Ziegler left at 10:28 am. -Memoranda from John D. Ehrlichman -Copies -Guest list Haldeman left at 10:29 am. First Family's schedule -Visits to the South The President’s schedule -Butterfield’s schedule The President and Butterfield left at 10:33 am.