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Date: 
Oct 27, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03)
Conversation No. 808-1 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 am and 11:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Harold Lee Bull left at an unknown time before 11:10 am.
Conversation No. 808-2 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:10 am - 11:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Harold Lee
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Demonstrators
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Nature of participants -Jim Schurz's report on Harvard University demonstrators -Vietnam War -Slogans -Draft -Hatred of country, system, Administration -Murder, assassination -Environmental issues -Homosexuality -Amnesty -Government secrecy -Amnesty -Public opinion -Abortion -Public opinion Haldeman left at 11:16 am.
Conversation No. 808-3 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Document signing -Vetoed legislation -Memorandum of disapproval -House Resolution [HR] 1 Butterfield left at 11:16 am.
Conversation No. 808-4
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03)
Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Harold Lee Bull left at 11:16 am.
Conversation No. 808-5 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:16 am - 11:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Harold Lee. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -Family -Smith College -Travel Plans -Tokyo The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Mao Tse-tung -Longevity -Chiang Kai-shek -Respect -Chou En-lai -Ability as leader -Reasons for US-PRC rapprochement -Soviet Union -Quality of life -Shanghai
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Singapore -Taipei -Hong Kong -Chinese women -Dress -Quality of life -Productivity -Future -Influence in world -Chou En-lai -Age, vigor -Intellectual quality -Meetings with the President -World outlook -West -Soviet Union -Divisions -Europe -Indians -Soviet Relations -East -Japan -Military -Economy -Reason for turning to US -Perception of US, Japan -The President's meetings with Chou En-lai -US-Japan security agreement -Results of possible abrogation -Alternatives left Japan -Soviet Union -Rearmament -US-Japan relations -Kakuei Tanaka’s trip to the PRC -Chinese desires -US as Pacific power -Soviet Union -Japan -India -The President’s reading -John K. Fairbank
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Survival -World role -US interest -Dialogue -Soviet Union -History of China contacts -Pakistan -Chou En-lai -The President’s previous press conference -Visit to the PRC -US relations -Recent history -Previous administrations -Lee’s previous visit with the President -Vietnam -Agreement with North Vietnamese -Acceptance by Nguyen Van Thieu -Quality -US support to South Vietnam -Military replacement -Economic assistance -Coalition government -Need to end war -History of effort -Establishment -J. William Fulbright, Joseph W. Alsop -Anna C. Chennault [?] -Possible telephone call -Health -Henry A. Kissinger's October 26, 1972 announcement -End of war -Prediction -US foreign policy -Soviet Union -Comparison of Soviet Union and PRC people -Chou En-lai compared with Leonid I. Brezhnev -Chou En-lai -The President’s view -Chiang Kai-shek -Taiwan, Republic of China -Realities of existence
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Chinese communists -Possible agreement with Taiwan -Economic system -Productivity -Hong Kong -Wheat -Australia, Canada -Brezhnev -The President’s view -Meeting with the President -The President’s meetings with Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung -Trust -Interests -US bureaucracy Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:16 am. The President's schedule Gifts for Lee -Family -Pins -Cuff links -Presidential seal Bull left at an unknown time before 11:41 am. Lee's family ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 34s ]
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Smith College -Wellesley College -Liberals Liberals -Double standard -Welfare issue -The President's programs -Food stamps The President's schedule -Lee’s home -Lee’s wife -Ohio -L. Nicholas Ruwe -West Virginia, Kentucky -Ruwe -Lee Media relations -New York Times, Washington Post -Comparison -Time, Newsweek -Vietnam -The President’s trips to the Soviet Union and PRC The President's decisions -Bureaucrats -Kissinger -The President's May 8, 1972 decision to bomb Hanoi and mine Haiphong harbor -Kissinger -US-Soviet summit, May 1972 US public opinion -Opponents of Vietnam War -Education -Businessmen -Administration supporters -Heartland of the US -Farmers -Labor -George Meany
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Italian-Americans -Catholics, fundamentalist Protestants -Businessmen -Donald McI. Kendall -The Establishment -US -Compared to France -World War I -Compared to Great Britain -World War II -1972 election -Education -Intellectuals -Social sciences, natural sciences Japan -Future -Tanaka -Lee’s visits -People -Compared to PRC -Character Bull entered and left at an unknown time before 11:41 am. Photograph Unknown man Post-1972 election -Possible firings Foreign relations -Soviet Union -PRC -Cities -Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo -Chinese Farewells -1972 election
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03)
Lee left at 11:41 am.
Conversation No. 808-6 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:41 am - 11:42 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Wire service report on the President's October 27, 1972 radio speech -Photographic session -Live wire -Series -Press Ziegler left at 11:42 am.
Conversation No. 808-7 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 11:42 am - 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Barbara Dunn, J. Alexander McMahon, Samuel J. Tibbetts, James W. Haviland, Herbert Stein, Donald H. Rumsfeld and James H. Cavanaugh. The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions -Dunn -Haviland -Seattle, Washington -Tibbetts
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Southern California -McMahon -North Carolina -Chicago -American Hospital Association -Seating arrangements Medical care costs -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Accomplishments of the Committee on the Health Services Industry -Future of costs -Effect of new programs -Hypochondria -Administration position -Medical care -Example of Great Britain -Medicare -Medicaid -Edward M. Kennedy proposal -Socialism -Economics of medical care -Demand -Supply -Prices -Quality of care -Administration strategy -Support of proposals -Elliot L. Richardson -Free health care increase -Feasibility -Congress -Rumsfeld -Goals of cost reduction -Chart -Cooperation -Medical profession -Hospital organization -Nursing homes -Control of prices -Voluntary cooperation
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Over control -Effect on quality of care Refreshments Medical care costs -Quality of care -The President’s previous meetings with presidents of the American Medical Association [AMA] and the American Dental Association [ADA] -Dishonesty -Price controls -Chart -Prices of individual services -Welfare -Poll -Duplication of services, facilities -Proliferation of non-essential services -Kennedy -Dr. C. Jackson (“Dan”) Grayson, Jr. -Duration -Transition Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:42 am. The President’s forthcoming radio address Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm. Medical care costs -Price controls -Duration -Proliferation of non-essential services -Duplication of services -Voluntary health system -Necessary services -Professional fees -Long term -Recent White House meeting -Services of doctors in hospitals -Potential for bureaucratic process -Government spending for medical care
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Congressional interest -Return for money spent -Waste -Need for control system -Federal guidelines -Constituency -Doctors -Hospital administrators -Voluntarism -Labor unions -State legislation -Increasing interest -Administration plan and state plans -Types of legislation -Administration involvement -State controls -Drawbacks -Benefits of national legislation -State compared to Federal legislatures -Connecticut, California -US Senate -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Uniqueness of problem Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:42 am. The President’s forthcoming radio address Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm. Medical care costs -Solicitation of committee views -Committee role in solving problem Presentation of gifts -Presidential seal -Pin -Cuff links Connecticut -Thomas J. Meskill
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -[William Ryan] California -The President’s schedule -Voting -University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] – University of Southern California [USC] football game The President’s forthcoming radio address Dunn et al. left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 808-8 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 12:59 pm -1:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gilroy Roberts and Clement C. Conger. Introductions The President’s schedule -Time for sketch of the President An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 12:59 pm. The President's schedule -Rose Mary Woods The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 1:01 pm. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:59 pm and 1:01 pm. [Conversation No. 808-8A] [See Conversation No. 32-74]
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[End of telephone conversation] Roberts's sketch -Techniques Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:59 pm. The President's schedule -Bill signing Butterfield left at 1:01 pm. The President talked with Earl L. Butz between 1:01 pm and 1:04 pm. [Conversation No. 808-8B] [See Conversation No. 32-75] [End of telephone conversation] Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 1:01 pm. The President's schedule -Bill signings H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:04 pm. Bill signings
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The President's schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Roberts's sketch Roberts and Conger left at 1:10 pm. Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:10 pm. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman's request for meeting -Legislation and vetoes -Robert J. Dole -Forthcoming appearance on Face the Nation, Meet the Press -Charles W. Colson -Meeting with campaign surrogates Bull left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm. Dole -Work -Colson’s view John B. Connally Congressional relations -Notification of Republican leaders -Pictures -Possible telephone calls -Response to news stories Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:10 pm. The President's schedule -Ehrlichman Bull left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.
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Polls -The President's polls -Timing -Vietnam issue -George H. Gallup, Louis P. Harris -Peace settlement -Bombing -Approval of the President's actions -Robert Teeter -Announcement
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The President's schedule -Vetoes of legislation -Vietnam War settlement -Henry A. Kissinger -Routing of memorandum -Private file
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Haldeman left at 1:29 pm.
Conversation No. 808-9 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:34 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Michael J. Farrell?] met with an unknown man; Secret Service agents may have been present during the conversation.
White House tour -The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Desk -White House staff -Architecture -1810 construction - [Tiber] Creek -Washington Monument -Constitution Avenue -Interior decoration of Oval Office -1969 floor replacement [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.]
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) Conversation No. 808-10 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 2:54 pm - 3:16 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Robert J. Dole and Charles W. Colson. The conversation began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress. Dole’s efforts Dole’s schedule
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:54 pm. The President's schedule -Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 3:16 pm.
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1972 campaign -Funds -Carpet industry gift charges -Milk fund -George S. McGovern -Right to Strike fund -Teachers' contributions -Watergate -Charges against H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Response to charges -McGovern's campaign tactics -Violent radicals -Demonstrations -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, [Julie Nixon Eishenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox] -San Francisco fire -Bombings -Republican National Convention -Hecklers against the President -Reluctance to act -Press, Congress -Press reports -Double standard -Campaign tactics -Anti-President demonstrators -Freedom of speech interference -The President's appearance at revenue sharing signing ceremony, Independence Hall, Philadelphia -The President's Liberty Island, New York appearance -Violence -Vietnam peace negotiations -Increase of incidents of demonstrations, hecklers -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's Wilmington, Delaware and North Carolina appearances -Agnew's response
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Whistles -Response -Dole -College campuses -Vietnam war as issue -Settlement -Timing -1972 election -Post-settlement reaction of anti-war demonstrators -Dole’s recent comment -Campaign tactics of the President -Conduct of campaign -Issues -McGovern -Focus on future at conclusion of campaign -The President’s recent speech -Goals for America -Hecklers -McGovern -Opponents on amnesty issue - [Eleanor (Stageberg) McGovern] -Freedom of speech -The President's rights -Agnew
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1972 campaign -Response to McGovern's statements -Dole
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Vietnam War settlement -Chances for 1969 settlement -Differences between the President's and McGovern's positions on South Vietnam's future -Free, non-Communist South Vietnam -US aid to South Vietnam -Prisoners of war [POW’s] -Free elections -Concept of surrender compared to honor -Charles H. Percy, Mark O. Hatfield, Clifford P. Case -Issues -Vietnam War -Voter reaction to choice of candidates -POW’s, free elections, non-Communist government, absence of massacre -The President's negotiations -Accomplishments -POW families -Return of POW's -Chances -Missing in action [MIA's] -Television report -Frank Stanton’s October 27, 1972 conversation with Colson -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] special on Vietnam settlement -Press’s views -Support for McGovern’s view -Forthcoming peace settlement -Timing -October 8, 1972 breakthrough -South Vietnam government -Coalition government -US military action -Mining, bombing -1972 election -Publicity -US military options -Bombing -Post-1972 election 1972 campaign
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Length -McGovern -Vietnam War issue Watergate -Corruption charges -Grain deal -Earl L. Butz -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Case -Federal government’s position -Watergate break-in -Perpetrators -Intentions Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:02 pm. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Spanish-speaking surrogates -William E. Timmons -Phillip V. Sanchez, Henry M. Ramirez Colson, Dole, and Bull left at 3:16 pm.
Conversation No. 808-11 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 3:43 pm - 3:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Phillip V. Sanchez, Josefina (Tafoya) Sanchez, and the White House photographer. This recording began at an unknown time while the conversation was in progress. [Photograph session] Josefina Sanchez -Appearance -Comparison to [Mrs. Francisco M. Rebozo], mother of Charles G. (“Bebe”)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) Rebozo Presentation of gifts by the President -Pin -Presidential seal Phillip Sanchez’s work Phillip Sanchez and Josefina Sanchez left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 3:44 pm. The President’s schedule Bull left at 3:44 pm.
Conversation No. 808-12 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 3:44 pm - 3:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Theodore H. White -Televised version of The Making of the President -Al Wasserman -Request to film aboard Air Force One on October 28, 1972 -The President, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Press pool to California -Ride in Ohio with Ziegler -Press pool -Haldeman Ziegler left at 3:45 pm.
Conversation No. 808-13 Date: October 27, 1972
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) Time: 3:45 pm - 4:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam settlement -Reaction -Kissinger’s conversation with Ronald W. Reagan -John B. Connally -Reagan’s views -Malibu -Coalition government -Terms Negotiations -Pre-1972 election -North Vietnamese statement, October 27, 1972 -Initialing of agreement, October 31, 1972 -Le Duc Tho -November 1, 1972 meeting -Implementation -North Vietnamese position -Timing -US position -Media relations Forthcoming meeting between the President and Prince Souvanna Phouma -Duration -William H. Sullivan -William P. Rogers -Sullivan -The President’s appreciation Vietnam issue -Louis P. Harris poll -George S. McGovern Phouma, Pheng Norindr, Sullivan, and Alec G. Toumayan entered at 3:48 pm; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03)
[Photographic session] The President’s schedule -1972 election Vietnam settlement -Briefing by Sullivan -Effects on Laos -Effects on Vietnam -Timing of cease-fire in Laos and in Vietnam -Phouma’s conversations with Kissinger and Rogers -Lag between cease-fires -Use of time by Pathet Lao -Pathet Lao and North Vietnamese offensive -Intention -Reaction -Timing -October 15, 1972 -Military equipment -Phouma’s conversation [David] Kenneth Rush -T-28 bombers -Helicopters -Machine guns -Anti-aircraft guns -Purpose -Defense of Long Thieng and Bouamlong -North Vietnamese air attacks -North Vietnamese air attacks -Vientiane -Effect of cease-fire on arms requests -Future of Laos under cease-fire -1961-62 agreements -Coalition government -Tripartite structure -Neutralist stance -Pathet Lao seats -Vacancy -Pathet Lao -Acceptance of 1962 Geneva and Plain of Jars accords -Basis for agreement
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Pathet Lao adherence to the 1962 agreement -Possible US request of Moscow and Peking -Plain of Jars agreement -General elections -Integration of Pathet Lao Congress into National Congress -Integration of forces into National Army -Pathet Lao stance -New government -Tripartite government -Laotian stance -Vietnam negotiations -Nature of Pathet Lao -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Divisions of Pathet Lao -Vietnam settlement -Relation to Laos -Relation to Cambodia -Laos -Problems -Compared to Cambodia -Existing agreement among factions -1961-62 -Vietnam -Vietnam settlement -Briefing by Sullivan -Cease-fire compared to settlement -Provisions of agreement -Article 15A -Cease-fire plus provisions of 1962 agreement -Agreement to 1962 agreement -Kissinger’s conversation with Sullivan -Political compared to cease-fire solution in Laos -Commitment of North Vietnam -Negotiations -North Vietnam halt to military action -South Vietnam -Laos -Cambodia -Laos -Kissinger
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Sullivan -Details -1962 agreement -Interest of parties -Compliance -North Vietnamese intentions -Expansionistic policies -Vietnamese -Kissinger’s view -Laotian deaths since 1962 -Military -Civilian -Refugees -Refugee problem -Numbers -Movement -North Vietnamese -Intentions -North Vietnamese intentions -Necessity -Effects of War -Causalities -South Vietnam -Bombing -Mining -Laos -Cambodia -Pause in actions outside North Vietnam -Use -Soviet Union and PRC -Intentions -Interests -Kissinger -Sullivan -Rogers -Good faith of US -End of war -Intention of enemy -Use of pause to resist communism -US Air Force -Thailand
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Assistance to Laos -Sullivan -Congress -US military involvement in Vietnam -Phouma’s forthcoming conversations with world leaders -Laos position in the world -Effect on Southeast Asia -US interest -Thailand -Cambodia -South Vietnam -Indonesia -Indochina -Malaysia -Singapore -US assistance -US relationship with Southeast Asia -American people -Public opinion -US leadership -Support of independent governments -Right to independence -US offer of aid for Indochina reconstruction -North Vietnamese -Compared to Japanese -Overcoming problems -Surrender -Future plans -Laos -Cambodia -South Vietnam -Rebuilding of North Vietnam -North Vietnamese army -Dien Bien Phu -Defeat of French -Gen.Vo Nguyen Giap -Soviet intentions -PRC -Road construction in northern Laos -Mekong River -Dien Bien Phu
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) -Phouma -North Vietnamese intentions -US intentions -Good faith -Exertion of influence for peace -North Vietnamese intentions -Skepticism Phouma’s departure -Car Phouma, et al., left at 4:40 pm.
Conversation No. 808-14 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:40 pm and 4:42 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location
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The President’s location -Uncertainty An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:40 pm and
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) 4:42 pm. [Conversation No. 808-14A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation] Walking [The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 4:42 pm.]
Conversation No. 808-15 Date: October 27, 1972 Time: 4:45 pm - 5:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule Radio speech draft on national defense Speech scheduling -National defense -Ronald L. Ziegler’s recommendations -“One America” speech -House Resolution [HR] 1 action -National defense ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 6m 2s ]
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1972 campaign -Haldeman’s recent conversation with William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Watergate -Impact -Vietnam peace initiative -Press coverage -Effect -George S. McGovern as factor -Movement in polls -Television factor -Press conference in Tennessee -The President playing politics with the war -Press coverage in Memphis Commercial-Appeal -Scripps-Howard
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1972 campaign -Haldeman’s recent conversation with Graham -Graham’s possible statement on character of men around the President and on the President -Haldeman, Dwight L. Chapin -Opinion of McGovern veracity -Press coverage -Money to Jesse A. Helms in North Carolina -Support of the President
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Vietnam settlement -Haldeman’s recent conversation with Graham -Possible rejection of agreement by North Vietnam -Effect on 1972 election
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Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:08 pm. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming reception for ethnic press and Heritage group leaders -Hand-shaking with staff -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Introductions -Herbert G. Klein -Conversation with Bull Bull left at 5:10 pm.
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Haldeman left at 5:11 pm.
Conversation No. 808-16
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-03) Date: October 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:11 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. Departure from room [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time after 5:11 pm.]