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Date: 
Oct 17, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 801-1 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:17 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 801-2 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:54 am and 8:17 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. The President’s schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Ronald L. Ziegler -Haig The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 8:17 am.
Conversation No. 801-3 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: 8:17 am - 8:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President's schedule -Possible meeting with [Winston S. Churchill] -Location -Washington, DC -Atlanta -Recent writing -Washington Post -1972 campaign -Atlanta -Possible telephone call from Ziegler -Randolph F.E.S. Churchill, Winston S. Churchill -Randolph Churchill -Winston S. Churchill -Drinking -Gen. Charles A.J.M. de Gaulle -Grandson -Travel with the President to de Gaulle’s funeral Press and media relations -Reporting of crowds -James Perry -National Observer -Estimate of the President’s crowd in Atlanta -Compared to George S. McGovern’s crowd in Boston -Possible reaction by the Administration -The President’s recent crowd compared to crowd from 1960 campaign event -Washington Post -Clark MacGregor, Robert J. Dole -New York Times -Support for McGovern -Editorial staffs -Life magazine -Time magazine -Issues -Watergate -Vietnam -The President's recent meeting with the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -Television news coverage -The President’s criticism of the Establishment
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -New York Times -Press reaction to the President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Henry A. Kissinger -Richard Dudman -St. Louis Post-Dispatch -Prisoners of war [POWs] wives and families -Businessmen -Compared to other groups -Ethics -Hard hats -Labor -Farmers -Servicemen -Academics -Religious leaders -Academics -Cambodia, Laos -College presidents -G[eorge] Alexander Heard -Vanderbilt University -Religious leaders -Pacifism -Establishment -News commentators, publishers -New York Times -Washington Post -Coverage by media -The President’s remarks during meeting with POW families -Amnesty -POW’s -Vietnam -Amnesty -Network coverage [Thomas] Hale Boggs -Disappearance in airplane crash -Compared to Will Rogers and Wiley Post -Political situations in Alaska and Louisiana - [Nicholas J. Begich] - [Don Young]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President's schedule -Forthcoming radio address -Ziegler’s possible announcement -Timing -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] II -Other radio addresses -Veterans -Tax reforms -John D. Ehrlichman -McGovern’s forthcoming speech on the economy -Parochial schools -Possible letter from the President -McGovern -Revenue sharing bill signing ceremony -Philadelphia -New York -New York Daily News Ziegler's announcements -Kissinger's schedule -Paris -Saigon -The President's forthcoming radio address -Timing -Tax reform -US - Soviet Union trade agreement -Kissinger -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 53s ]
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5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Corruption charges -Watergate -Campaign sabotage -Espionage The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Winston Churchill Ziegler left at 8:34 am.
Conversation No. 801-4 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:36 am and 9:59 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 8:37 am. Vietnam Negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger’s trip to Paris -William H. Sullivan -Participation in negotiations -The President’s view -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Haig’s view -Possible bombing halt -1972 election -Kissinger’s previous meeting with Haldeman -Possible trip to Hanoi -Possible bombing halt -Political aspects -Effect on 1972 election
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Results of polling -Kissinger’s political instincts -The President’s view -Liberals -Forthcoming message to Kissinger -Agreement to end war -Possible trip to Hanoi by Kissinger -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -North Vietnamese desire for visit -Kissinger’s desire to go -Necessity of successful agreement to end war -Interval between Kissinger’s trip and successful cease-fire -Nguyen Van Thieu -Resistance to settlement -Refusal to see Ellsworth F. Bunker -Thieu’s meeting with advisors -Cease-fire -Political issues in possible settlement -Possible coercion by the Administration -Possible delay of settlement -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -Thieu’s refusal to see Bunker -Haig’s view -Settlement -Thieu’s support for settlement -Settlement chances -1972 election -Potential for bombing after the election -Kissinger’s possible trip to Saigon -Public relations -Thieu’s view of Kissinger -Report of Haig's meeting with Thieu US - Israel relations -Postponement of decision on US military aircraft -Jewish vote -Kissinger -Middle East settlement -1972 election -Kissinger’s political instincts -The President’s view
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Yitzak Rabin [?] -Max M. Fisher -Domestic Jewish action -Soviet Jewry issue -Rabin -Possible message to Rabin -State Department -Defense Department -Perception of political motivation for aircraft deal [South Korea] -Declaration of martial law -US military presence -The President’s view -Comparison of South Korea to South Vietnam -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Previous reduction -US supply -Negotiations with [North Korea] Vietnam negotiations -Text of the proposed settlement -The President’s instructions -Haldeman -William P. Rogers’s access to the document -No duplication or removal from the White House -State Department -Marshall Green -Possible criticism of settlement -Compared to previous agreements -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Berlin agreement -Shanghai Communiqué -Hangchow -Rogers’s previous conversation with Haldeman -South Korea -Chung Hee Park -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Thieu -Kissinger’s schedule -Trips to Saigon, Washington, and Paris
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -1972 election -Possible trip to Hanoi -Possible bombing halt -The President’s view -Military situation in South Vietnam -US casualties -The President's foreign policy decisions -Opposition -Intellectuals, media, educators, religious groups, business elite -Support -Labor leaders, ethnics, farmers, military organizations, small businessmen, prisoner of war [POW] wives -POW families -Compared to other groups -Canada -Business elite -Husbands and sons in captivity -National character -Lawyers, business people -Educated -Government bureaucracy and Cabinet members -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Cambodia, Laos, the President’s May 8, 1972 decision -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Reaction -Memorandum from Melvin R. Laird and Rogers -The President’s remarks during his meeting with the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -Tad Szulc -New York Times -The President’s conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -New York Times -Washington Post -Business -John J. McCloy -Donald McI. Kendall -Education's effect on US elite -Kissinger -White House staff -US upper class compared to upper class of Great Britain -US upper class compared to upper class of pre-World War II France
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Young Winston film premiere -Winston S. Churchill's grandson [Winston S. Churchill] -Randolph Churchill, father of Winston S. Churchill [the elder] -Resignation as Chancellor of the Exchequer -Possible publication of resignation letter -London Times -Reaction by London Times editor -Comparison to US newspapers US newspapers -British newspapers -Support of government - [Arthur] Neville Chamberlain -Winston Churchill -Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, -James S. Copley News Service -Paul Miller, Gannett News Service -Martin S. Hayden -Detroit News -New York Daily News -Orlando Sentinel -Omaha World Herald -Kissinger’s reaction to these newspapers -Georgetown US elite’s view of the President -The President's relationship with lower classes - George Meany, Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Hispanic woman [Mrs. Nellie Davis] -The middle class as basis of US strength -The President’s view -Casualties from the Vietnam War -The elite’s linkage of the President to the middle class -Elite view of education and intelligence -Barry M. Goldwater, Joseph McCarthy Haig’s forthcoming position as Vice Chief Staff of the Army -Quality of army personnel Racial composition of US army
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President’s viewing of Green Bay – Detroit football game, October 16, 1972 -Running backs for Detroit, [Green Bay], Washington -Blacks -Quarterbacks -Blacks in football -University of Southern California [USC] -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Thieu -The President’s previous meeting with Abrams -Possible resistance to settlement -Effect on relations with US -1972 election -Possible delay of settlement -Announcement -Kissinger -1972 election -Effect of 1972 election on the negotiations -Kissinger -Accomplishments -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -SALT -Desire to finalize settlement -Settlement -Haig’s forthcoming message to Kissinger The President's schedule -The President’s instructions to Haig Haig’s contact with Rogers -Forthcoming vetoes -Water bill -Forthcoming speech -Social Security bill -Postponement of foreign policy-related events -The President’s previous meeting with Abrams -Abrams’s swearing-in as Army Chief of Staff -Newspaper photograph
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Haig’s view Abrams’s schedule -Announcement Haig left at 9:06 am. Haig -The President’s view -Haig’s previous meeting with Haldeman The President’s schedule The President left at an unknown time after 9:06 am. [Pause] The President entered at an unknown time before 9:12 am. Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Haig’s previous meeting with Haldeman -The President’s previous meeting with Haig -Haig’s view -Kissinger’s personal motivation to finalize the settlement -Kissinger’s insecurity -Haldeman’s notes -Private file -Timing of settlement -1972 election Kissinger -Desire to finalize settlement before 1972 election - [Nancy S. Maginnes] -Kissinger’s previous meeting with Haldeman -Possible successor to Haig -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Intellectual capacity -Compared to Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Compared to Haig -Personality -Haldeman’s view
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Kissinger’s reaction to the meeting -Implicit confirmation of role for Kissinger -The President’s second term in office -Post-1972 election plans -Kissinger, Haldeman Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:06 am. Telephone call to Ralph Marrinson Bull left at an unknown time before 9:12 am. The President talked with the White House operator at 9:12 am. [Conversation No. 801-4A] [See Conversation No. 31-98] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with Marrinson between 9:12 am and 9:13 am. [Conversation No. 801-4B] [See Conversation No. 31-99] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Importance of the President’s confidence -Haig’s view -The President's note to Kissinger -1972 election -The President’s statement of confidence -Haig’s view -Possible settlement -Risks -Compared to the President’s meeting with POW wives -Thieu -Abrams
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Forthcoming trip to South Vietnam -Role as advocate -Haig -Fear of possible blood bath -Kissinger's trip to Saigon -Thieu’s possible rejection of settlement -Possible publication of settlement terms by North Vietnamese -The President’s view -Thieu’s possible rejection of settlement -Possible publication of settlement terms by North Vietnamese -Kissinger’s possible briefings -South Vietnam -US support -Abrams’s view -Comparison of South Vietnam with Europe -South Korea -Rogers -Possible changes to settlement -State Department -Kissinger The President's schedule -Possible radio address -Timing -Ziegler -Tax issues -John D. Ehrlichman -William L. Safire -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Tax reform as an issue -Senior citizens -Ehrilchman -John B. Connally -Paternalism [Philosophy of Government] -Forthcoming trip to Camp David
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The President’s schedule -Revenue sharing bill signing ceremony -[Thomas] Hale Boggs's possible funeral
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Boggs's death -Wiley Post, Will Rogers -Reminiscences -The President -Ziegler -Haldeman -Beverly Hills, California The President’s possible radio address -Tax reform -Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -Domestic Council The President’s schedule -Boggs's possible funeral
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The President’s previous trip to Louisiana -Allen J. Ellender’s funeral -Possible memorial service in Washington, DC Congressional relations -Conference reports -House of Representatives -Continuing resolution -Possible adjournment sine die -Lack of a quorum -The President's water bill veto -William E. Timmons -Possibility of overriding the veto Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s possible appearance at event in Boston, October 31, 1972 -The President's previous conversation with John F. Collins -Liberal Republicans -Irish community in Boston -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s possible attendance The President’s schedule -Revenue sharing bill signing ceremony -Guests -Collins -City manager of Lowell, Massachusetts [James L. Sullivan] -Colson’s forthcoming conversation with Collins -Philadelphia -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Colson’s forthcoming conversation with Collins
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16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) *****************************************************************
George Champion, Sr. -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Possible Ambassadorial posts -Japan -Champion’s drinking -United Nations [UN] Graham -Communication with Haldeman -Schedule -Speaking engagements -Communication with Haldeman -Haldeman’s expressions of the President’s gratitude -Graham’s suggestions Tricia Nixon Cox previous appearance at Ethel Waters’s dinner -Graham’s view -Tricia Nixon Cox’s speech -Speechwriters -The President’s view
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The President's schedule -The President's previous meeting with the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -Public relations impact
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Radio reports, television [TV] coverage -JoAnne (Horton) Haldeman’s view -Network coverage -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -The President’s trip to Atlanta -TV coverage -Billy and Ruth Mc C. (Bell) Graham -The President’s recent meeting with the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -TV coverage -The President’s tone -Issues -Vietnam -Amnesty for draft evaders -George S. McGovern McGovern -Corruption issue -Previous speech in Los Angeles -Reaction to a fire marshal -Hecklers -McGovern’s reaction compared to the President’s -The President’s trip to Liberty Island, New York, September 26, 1972 -Haldeman’s hypothetical plan to place hecklers in McGovern crowds -The President’s view Media and press relations -The President’s recent meeting with the National League of Families -Washington Post - [Dwight L. Chapin] story - [Chapin] story ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 9m 42s ]
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The President's schedule -The President's forthcoming meeting with representatives of foreign labor unions -Press coverage -Writing pool -Ziegler Haldeman left at an unknown time before 9:59 am.
Conversation No. 801-5 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: 9:59 am - 10:21 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. John B. Connally’s forthcoming broadcast -Herbert G. Klein -Newspaper editors H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 9:59 am. The President's schedule -Meeting with foreign labor officials -Press coverage Ziegler left at 10:00 am. The President's schedule -Political meeting The President’s remarks to the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia -The President’s criticism of opinion leaders
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Watergate issue -Charles W. Colson -Patrick J. Buchanan -Corruption issue -Press coverage -Networks -Donald H. Segretti's affidavit -Lawsuit -White House position -Segretti’s affidavit Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:00 am. The President's schedule -Meeting with foreign labor leaders -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 10:08 am. The President's schedule -Meeting with foreign labor leaders -George Meany -Press coverage Watergate -The President's view -Democratic campaign practices -Robert J. Dole -Clark MacGregor -Connally -Forthcoming press conference
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ***************************************************************** Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Trip to Saigon -Possible trip to Hanoi -Trip to Paris -Kissinger’s insecurity -Adolph Hitler -Napoleon [Bonaparte] I -Winston S. Churchill -Movie [Young Winston] -Gen. Charles A.J.M. DeGaulle David C. Hoopes entered and left between 10:08 am and 10:09 am. -Gen. Douglas MacArthur -Kissinger’s message to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Status of negotiations -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Announcement -Haig Haldeman talked with Haig at an unknown time between 10:09 am and 10:21 am. [Conversation No. 801-5a] Announcement of Kissinger’s trip to Saigon -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Haig -The President’s forthcoming meeting with foreign labor leaders The President conferred with Haldeman. -Emphasis on consultation -Nguyen Van Thieu -De-emphasis on progress of negotiations -William P. Rogers -The President’s schedule -Foreign labor leaders
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) [End of conferral] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -Haldeman’s previous meeting with Kissinger -The President’s note to Kissinger -Kissinger’s demeanor in possible photographs -Haig -Thieu’s reaction to settlement -1972 election -Effect on 1972 election -Haldeman’s view
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Forthcoming announcement on US – Soviet Union trade agreement Foreign policy -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Importance of economics -Secretary of State Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:00 am. The President's forthcoming meeting with foreign leaders Bull left at an unknown time before 10:21 a.m.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Economics -Lewis -Secretary of State The President and Haldeman left at 10:21 am.
Conversation No. 801-7 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:33 am and 11:06 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with representatives of the American Dental Association [ADA] -Dr. William O. Chase’s possible participation H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. -Haldeman’s view Bull left at an unknown time before 10:48 am.
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23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Public relations -The President’s previous meeting with foreign labor officials -Haldeman’s schedule -The President's remarks on history of US labor movement -Abraham Lincoln -National Labor Relations Act -Possible press reaction -George P. Shultz -Ronald L. Ziegler -Television [TV] -Richard A. Moore - [Joseph] Lane Kirkland -The President’s analysis -William L. Safire -Moore -News value -Victor Lasky -Victor Riesel -Charles W. Colson -Herbert G. Klein -Mailing of the President’s radio speech transcripts to key editors -Issues -Taxes -Federal spending -Work ethic -Paternalism [Philosophy of Government] -Crime - The President’s previous meeting with the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia
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The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Announcement Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. The President’s schedule -Ziegler -Haig Bull left at an unknown time before 10:48 am.
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Ziegler entered at 10:48 am. The President's previous meeting with foreign labor officials -Analysis of US labor movement's history -Press coverage -Colson -Riesel Haig entered at 10:49 am. -Positive nature of event
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Announcement -State Department -Guidance for Ziegler’s forthcoming press briefing -Routine nature of trip -Haig’s previous trip to Saigon -Status of negotiations -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -The President’s previous meeting with Abrams -Nguyen Van Thieu -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Timing of decision -Paris negotiations -The President’s instructions -The President’s previous meeting with prisoners of war [POWs] families -Previous announcement of Kissinger’s trip to Paris -Guidance for Ziegler’s forthcoming press briefing -Thieu -The President’s support -US support of South Vietnam -US resistance to imposition of communist government in South Vietnam -Hypothetical treatment of draft evaders -The President’s view Ziegler and Haig left at 10:58 am.
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26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:58 am. The President's schedule -National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse Prevention -American Dental Association [ADA] representatives -Chase -Press photographs -National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse Prevention -Cabinet Room -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Ziegler The President, Haldeman, and Bull left at an unknown time before 11:06 am.
Conversation No. 801-8 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:21 am Location: Oval Office
Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Cabinet Room Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:06 am. Request to close door The President’s schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler [Unintelligible] The unknown agents and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:21 am.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 801-9 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: 11:22 am Location: Oval Office
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 31-100]
Conversation No. 801-10 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:24 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with representatives of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs -Rose Mary Woods -Possible meeting with Gale E. Sayers -Robert J. Brown’s meeting with Sayers -Sayers's possible support for the President -The President’s view The President’s previous conversation with Sayers Bull left at an unknown time before 11:24 am.
Conversation No. 801-11
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: October 17, 1972 Time: 11:24 am Location: Oval Office
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 31-101]
Conversation No. 801-12 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. John D. Ehrlichman's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
Conversation No. 801-13 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 801-14 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office
The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -The President's instructions
Conversation No. 801-15 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office
The President met with Manolo Sanchez and John D. Ehrlichman. The President's schedule -Forthcoming taping of audio message -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman The President, Sanchez and Ehrlichman left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
Conversation No. 801-16 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: 11:26 am - 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Airplane crash - [Thomas] Hale Boggs -Status as missing -Conditions in Alaska -Example of another airplane crash -Release of information -Possible White House control The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 11:30 am and 11:32 am. [Conversation No. 801-16A] [See Conversation No. 31-102; one item has been withdrawn] [End of telephone conversation] Boggs's airplane crash The President talked with the White House operator at 11:33 am. [Conversation No. 801-16B] [See Conversation No. 31-103] [End of telephone conversation] Congress -William J. Fulbright -The President's previous conversation with Frank E. Fitzsimmons The President talked with Corrine (Claiborne) (“Lindy”) Boggs between 11:33 am and 11:34 am. [Conversation No. 801-16C] [See Conversation No. 31-104] [End of telephone conversation]
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Congress -Possible rejection of the Administration’s spending limit by Senate -Public relations efforts by the Administration -Ronald L. Ziegler -Possible statement -Result in higher taxes -Use of term “AWOL” to describe Congress -Water bill -The President’s forthcoming veto -House of Representatives schedule -Quorum -William E. Timmons -Senate -Possible override The President’s possible radio address -Tax reform -William L. Safire’s view
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Issues -Tax reform -Safire’s view -Polling results -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Chicago -Proposed legislation -Property tax relief -Timing
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Effect of 1972 election -Possible Vietnam War settlement -Henry A. Kissinger -Effect on 1972 election -Benefits of possible stalemate -Polling results -Number of undecided voters -Tax reform -The President’s possible radio address -George P. Shultz -Parochial school aid -Charles W. Colson -Possible letter from the President -Court case in Pennsylvania -Comparison to Lemon v. Kurtzman -Solicitor General [Erwin N. Griswold] -Possible letter from the President -Frank L. Rizzo -Cardinal Terence Cooke -New York -Peter M. Flanigan -Colson -The President’s previous meeting with Cooke and Catholic lawyers -Tax reform -Lawyer for parochial schools -Radio speeches -Paternalism [Philosophy of Government] -Veterans -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Urban affairs -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Price -Lee W. Huebner -“American Spirit” -Farmers Legislation -Social Security -Costs -Payroll taxes
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Arthur S. Flemming -Colson -Flemming -Concerns of senior citizens -Possible pocket veto -Indian lands bill -Wendell Wyatt -State chairman of Oregon Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:34 am. Gale E. Sayers -Robert J. Brown -Support for the President -Forthcoming meeting with the President -National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse Prevention meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:54 am. Indian lands bill -Wyatt’s view -Oregon -Cost of bill -Editorial page reactions in Oregon -Possible signing ceremony -Wyatt -Mark O. Hatfield -Wayne L. Morse -Robert W. Packwood -Labor legislation -John R. Dellenback Legislation -Vetoes -Spending issue -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] analysis -Water bill -Departments of Labor and Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] appropriations bill -Social Security bill
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Brown, Sayers and Paul R. Jones entered at 11:54 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions -Domestic council Ehrlichman left at 11:55 am. [Photograph session] -Oval Office -Flags of branches of military services Oval Office -Painting -Architecture -Potomac River -Design by Theodore Roosevelt -Presidential seal -Rug -Puerto Rico -Dwarf tree -People’s Republic of China [PRC] Sayers -Work with youth -Television [TV] -Youth -Need for role models Minority business programs -The Administration’s efforts -Automobile dealerships -Edward Davis -Detroit -Increase in black-owned dealerships Presentation of gift by the President -Cuff links -Golf balls Sayers
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Background -Kansas -Omaha, Nebraska -Chicago Bears -Effect on youth Blacks -Support for the President -Efforts of the Administration -Economic opportunities for blacks -Black ownership of businesses -Automobile dealerships -Food vendors -Example of the President’s father’s [Frank Nixon’s] career as a grocer -Example of Harlem -Preponderance of Jewish-owned businesses -Leon H. Sullivan -Shopping centers -Sayers's prospects to help blacks -Day care center -Chicago -Number of people on welfare -House Resolution [HR] 1 Football -The President’s viewing of October 16, 1972 football game -The President's efforts at Whittier College -Washington Redskins -George Preston Marshall -Composition of team -Whites, blacks -Jim Brown -The President’s previous conversation with Marshall -The President’s viewing of Detroit Lions–Green Bay Packers game, October 16, 1972 -Composition of teams -Detroit Lions -Steve Owens -Heisman trophy winner -Altie Taylor
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Mel Farr -Green Bay Packers -John Brockington -MacArthur Lane -Examples for minorities -Opportunity to field best possible team through racial diversity Baseball -World Series -Emphasis on players’ abilities rather than player’s race Race relations -Possible conflict between blacks and whites -Irish -Italians -Blacks -Need for upward mobility -Care for the poor -Food stamps -Need for upward mobility -Politics -Business -Law -Athletics Athletes -Support for the Administration -Cleveland Browns -Work with youth -Post-1972 election plans -Sayers’s view -Support for the President -Sammy Davis, Jr. -The President's speech in Atlanta, October 12, 1972 Presentation of gifts -Sayers’s children -Tie clasps -Charm -Golf ball
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Sayers's retirement from professional football -Knee injury -Sayers’s activities -Retirees from professional football -The President’s instructions to Robert Brown -Possible study -Pensions -Sayers’s discussions with Alvin Ray (“Pete”) Rozelle -Washington Redskins Washington Redskins Sayers et al. left at 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 801-17 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:10 pm - 12:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Gale E. Sayers -The President’s view -Forthcoming meeting with Jeanne Squire, Lucille Shriver and Rose Mary Woods -Press photograph Woods entered at an unknown time after 12:10 pm. Woods's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with the representatives of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs [BPW] Bull left at an unknown time before 12:11 pm. BPW -Woods’s view
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The President’s view -The President’s previous speech in Minneapolis -Unknown secretaries’ organization -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo [Thomas] Hale Boggs -Airplane crash -The President's call to Corrine (Claiborne) (“Lindy”) Boggs Squire, Shriver, Barbara H. Franklin, and Henry C. Cashen entered at 12:11 pm; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Photographs -Arrangement Squire's schedule -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] [?] -El Salvador -BPW organizations in Latin America [Photograph session] BPW -International organizations -State Department [?] -The President’s previous interactions with BPW -The President’s experience as a member of the House of Representatives -The President’s experience during his Senate campaign -The President’s experience as Vice President -BPW national convention -The President’s view -Value of BPW -The President's conversation with Sayers -Chicago Bears -Economic opportunities for all Americans -Opposition to discrimination of all forms -Age -Gender -Example of women doctors from the People’s Republic of China [PRC]
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) PRC -Women’s clothes -Traditional Chinese apparel -Taiwan, Republic of China -Vietnam -Color -Taiwan -Hong Kong -Singapore -San Francisco -Communist Chinese apparel -Pants -Lack of beauty -The President’s previous trip to the PRC -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s appearance -Colors of her clothes -Red coat -Hair style -Compared to PRC women’s hair styles -Women -Appearance -The President’s view Presentation of gifts by the President -Presidential seal -Presidential pin Presentation of gifts to the President by Squire -1896 Republican National Convention tickets -St. Louis -William McKinley-William Jennings Bryant campaign -Squire’s father -Age -Desire to give tickets to the President -Value Squire’s hometown -Berea, Ohio Presentation of gifts by the President -Cuff links
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Squire’s forthcoming trip to Latin America -Forthcoming BPW convention The Administration’s appointment of women -Role of BPW -Number of appointees -Compared to other administrations The President's father [Frank Nixon] -Ohio background -The President’s mother [Hannah Milhous Nixon] -Indiana background Woods’s possible enrollment in BPW Woods et al. left at 12:22 pm.
Conversation No. 801-18 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:22 pm and 12:24 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Dr. William O. Chase and Dr. Carl Laughlin -Possible press photograph -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Bull left at an unknown time before 12:24 pm.
Conversation No. 801-19 Date: October 17, 1972
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Time: 12:24 pm - 12:50 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Dr. Carl Laughlin, Dr. William O. Chase, Hal M. Christensen, and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr.; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions American Dental Association [ADA] -Forthcoming national convention in San Francisco -The President's appearance at 1960 national convention -Waldorf Astoria -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Laughlin’s view -Laughlin's background -Clarksburg, West Virginia Dentistry -Quality of US dentistry -Compared to Soviet Union dentistry -The President’s previous trip to the Soviet Union -Chase’s visit to Soviet Union dental institute -Soviet research -Electronic device -Anesthesia -Drilling -Compared to Great Britain dentistry -The President’s view -The President's dental health -Unknown dentist in Florida -Chase’s reaction -Laughlin’s speaking engagements -Health bill -Pending endorsement by the ADA Board of Trustees -Possible provision providing dental care for children -The President’s childhood -Clinics -Preventive dentistry -Mandatory fluoridation of water -Benefits of fluoridation
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Reaction of John Birch Society -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Mother -Age -Dental health -Canary Island background -Laughlin’s mother -Dental health -Genetics and environment -Importance of genetics -The President’s view -Blacks and whites -Preventive dentistry -Education -Oral hygiene -Diet -Candy, Coca-Cola -Fluoridation of water -Diet -Prophylaxis treatments -Regular dental visits -Quality of US dentistry -Number of dentists -Need compared with demand -Distribution -Concentration in certain areas -Example of Miami Beach -Areas in need of more dentists -Ghettoes -Rural areas An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 12:24 pm. Refreshments The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:50 pm. Dentistry -Distribution of dentists -Psychological effects of dental treatments -The President’s view
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Girls -Effect on improved cosmetics -Accidents -The President's dental health -Tooth damage from basketball game -Repair work from Chase -Additional dental work by Chase -The President as a member of Congress -Effect of dental treatments -Speech -Appearance -Education -Georgetown University School of Dentistry -Number of applicants - Georgetown University School of Medicine -Number of applicants -Use of auxiliary personnel -Restrictions on dental procedures -Cutting of soft and hard tissue -Filling of cavities -Injections -Health bill -Edward M. Kennedy's proposals -Comprehensive health care -Proposals for children’s dental care -Cole -ADA national convention -The President's greetings -The President's health program -Support for the President from dental professionals -Laughlin’s view -Laughlin’s speaking engagements -Help for disadvantaged children -ADA’s possible efforts -Compared to other professional organizations -American Bar Association [ABA] -American Medical Association [AMA] -Possible resolution by ADA national convention -Status of health care in US -Dentists -Potential of blacks
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Howard University -Potential of Hispanics -Mexicans -Compared to Cubans -Miami -Previous dental training in US -Education facilities Cuba compared to Mexico -Blacks -Chase’s discussions with Washington, DC board of Dental Examiners -Quality of Howard University graduates -Increased acceptance in dental schools -Asians -Japanese -Chinese Genetics -Study by unknown scholar [William B. Shockley ?] -Intelligence quotients [IQ’s] -Ranking of racial groups -Asians -Japanese -Chinese -Caucasians -“Browns” -“Blacks” -The President’s view -Genetics and environment -Civilizations of the world -Asian -Blacks -Western Europe -Age compared to China and Japan -Blacks -Equal opportunity -Equality of races -The President's previous meeting with Gale E. Sayers -Differences - [Shockley] -Stanford University Presentation of photograph
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -The President's previous speech at 1960 ADA national convention -Percy T. Phillips -Laughlin’s recollection -Chase -Entry in Who’s Who -The President’s remarks -Launch of Sputnik -Use of ballroom Presentation of gifts by the President -Cuff links -Presidential seal Photograph request Golf balls -Presidential seal -Donald Mc I. Kendall -Pepsico -Wilson Sporting Goods
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The President's schedule -Possible speech at ADA national convention -ADA’s efforts for disadvantaged children Laughlin et al. left at 12:50 pm.
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03)
Conversation No. 801-20 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:50 pm and 12:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Manolo Sanchez. The President’s previous request for Sanchez The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Forthcoming meeting with John B. Connally -EOB -Oval Office Bull and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:52 pm.
Conversation No. 801-21 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:52 pm and 3:00 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 3:00 pm.
Conversation No. 801-22
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations - [Henry A. Kissinger's] schedule
Conversation No. 801-23 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:02 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with John B. Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 801-24/802-1 Date: October 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:02 pm and 4:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) John B. Connally entered at 3:03 pm.
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Campaign contributors -Appeal for Democrats for Nixon funds -Clark MacGregor -John A. Mulcahy -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Milk producers -Fitzsimmons -Dwayne O. Andreas -Meshulam Riklis -Arthur Cohen -Daniel K. Ludwig -1968 campaign activities -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Connally’s role in fundraising -Leon Hess -John Loeb -Loeb’s son-in-law -Contribution -Jewish contributors -Israel issue -Spending by Democrats for Nixon ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 50s ]
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Connally’s forthcoming broadcast on foreign policy -Effectiveness on party loyalty -Democrats -Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Adlai E. Stevenson II, [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -The President's conversation with William H. Carruthers -Picture of George S. McGovern -The President's handshake with Chou En-lai -The President’s negotiations with Leonid I. Brezhnev -Use of Congressional Record -Consistency of the President's views -Connally’s reading of material -A. James Reichley -Fortune
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Watergate related issues -Corruption -Watergate -Donald H. Segretti -Dwight L. Chapin -Connally’s previous press conference -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Incident with fire marshal at George S. McGovern event -Accusation of Republican sabotage -Los Angeles, California
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -1968 bugging incident -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] employee -New York Times -Pulitzer Prize -Publication of national security information -Jack N. Anderson -National Security Council [NSC] files -Segretti -Actions -Connally’s view -MacGregor’s statement -Avoidance of questions -Compared to Ronald L. Ziegler -Contributions -Maurice H. Stans -Connally’s previous press conference -Question about International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] contribution to McGovern -Columbus, Ohio -George Embry -Columbus Dispatch -ITT’s pattern of contributions -Portrayals of wealthy Democratic and Republican donors -Stewart R. Mott -Walter T. Duncan -Hubert H. Humphrey -Byran, Texas -San Antonio, Texas -Connally’s view -Jeno F. Paulucci -Humphrey -Committee to Re-Elect the President [CRP] -Watergate -The President's knowledge of break-in -Florida -Bugging of Democratic Committee headquarters -Responsibility of lower-echelon personnel -Possible demonstrations at Republican National Convention -Campaign practices -Segretti operation -Lack of connection to Watergate
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Washington Post story -Nature of operation -Campaign rallies and meetings -Relationship to Chapin -Compared Wendell L. Willkie's campaign activities -Press reaction -Michael [Last name unknown] -McGovern campaign activities -Demonstrations against the President in San Francisco -McGovern office in Berkeley -Additional demonstrations in California -McGovern office in Los Angeles -Burning of CRP office in Phoenix, Arizona -Firebombing of additional CRP offices -Press reports -President’s knowledge of Watergate -Segretti operation -The President’s knowledge -Democratic Presidential primaries -Segretti compared to Watergate burglars -CRP -Desire for campaign intelligence -Chapin -Contact with Segretti -Segretti’s background -University of Southern California [USC] -Treasury Department -Army -School activities -Segretti’s contact with Chapin -Updates on activities -Edmund S. Muskie, Humphrey, Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Separation from Watergate -Funding from CRP -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy -Watergate investigation -Telephone logs -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Segretti’s appearance before grand jury -FBI leak
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Chapin’s statement -Segretti’s statement -Haldeman -Chapin -Gordon C. Strachan -Chapin's role at White House -Advancemen -Connections -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Watergate -White House -Pentagon Papers -Cubans -Daniel Ellsberg -White House position -Condemnation of illegal campaign activities -Electronic surveillance -Connally’s view -MacGregor -Robert J. Dole -Accusations against CRP -Richard (“Dick”) Tuck's activities on behalf of Humphrey Pizzas -Black ambassadors -1960 campaign -Tuck -1968 campaign -Bugging of the President’s airplane -J. Edgar Hoover -John N. Mitchell -Johnson -Humphrey -Vietnam negotiations -Bugging of the President’s compartment -Knowledge of the President’s conversations -Connally's press conference -Actions of previous administrations -Segretti -Possible response -Dole -Hunt, Liddy
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Money -Dole, MacGregor -Liddy -Possible connection to Watergate -Tuck -Possible press reports -Segretti compared to Tuck -Fake press releases -Barry M. Goldwater campaign -Richard M. Scammon -Leaks -Johnson's advance knowledge of Goldwater’s speeches Connally's schedule -Meeting with Dell E. Webb, Ludwig -Ludwig -Herbert Brownell -Campaign contributions -CRP -Mulcahy 1972 election -The President’s possible speech -The administration’s accomplishments -Plans for future -The President’s schedule -New York -Peace -Inflation -Economic growth -Reform -The President's schedule -Radio speeches -Tone -Crime, tax reform, government spending -Foreign policy, vision of America -The President’s forthcoming victory -Irrelevance of mandate -Compared to Johnson’s 1964 victory -McGovern, Eastern liberal media, Eastern Establishment -Significance of defeat
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -US political system -Possible effect of the President’s substantial victory -Proponents of “way out” lifestyle -Proponents of US withdrawal from Vietnam -New isolationism -New York Times -Washington Post -Newsweek -Time -Television networks -Eastern Establishment -Universities -“Decent” people -South -Midwest -California Post-1972 election plans -“New Establishment” -Government -Jews -Loyalties -Intellectuals -Harvard University -Yale University -Columbia University -Fordham University -FBI -Loyalty -Background of agents during Hoover's tenure -Harvard University -Georgetown University -Midwest -South -Press relations -New York Times -Washington Post -Hugh S. Sidey -Embry -Sidey -The President's background
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Whittier McGovern -South Dakota background -Liberal leanings -Georgetown -Forthcoming defeat in South Dakota Post-1972 election plans -State Department -Defense Department -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] 1972 election -Defeat of McGovern -Permissiveness -Shame in the US -Lack of patriotism -Vietnam War -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Cambodia, Laos, May 8, 1972 decision by the President -Youth -Percentage support of the President -Peer group pressure Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 4:07 pm. 1972 election -Support for the President -Midwest -McGovern as symbol -Media -Rationale for McGovern’s defeat -Thomas F. Eagleton -McGovern’s campaign
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-03) -Ideas as issue -Amnesty for draft evaders -Marijuana -Cuts in defense spending -Lifestyle -Supporters -Media -Rationale for McGovern’s defeat -McGovern’s campaign Campaign practices -McGovern’s campaign -Personal nature of attacks -Compared to the President’s campaign -Connally’s public statement -John D. Ehrlichman -McGovern's charge [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded at this time while the tape was changed]