815

Date: 
Nov 24, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-1 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:21 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Larry Brown. Brown's running record -Congratulations -Praise from fans -The President’s support of Washington Redskins The President replayed the dictation. The President resumed dictation. Brown’s running record -Congratulations -Newspaper article, November 23, 1972 -The President’s letter -Date -Publicity -Brown's visit to Washington Receiving Home for Children -Morale of children -Assistance to less fortunate people -Brown’s football performance -Media and press coverage -Assistance to less fortunate people Super Bowl Post script
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-2 Date: November 24 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:21 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 815-3 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:21 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Frank Gifford. Monday night football games -Invitation to the President to American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] booth -The President’s schedule -The President’s attendance at games -ABC broadcasts -Quality -Sportscasters -Gifford, Howard Cosell, Don Meredith -The President’s viewing -Competitive balance -“Trilog” of sportscasters Well wishes -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -University of Southern California [USC] The President’s letter to Gifford -Roone Arledge -Next broadcasting contract
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-4 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:21 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Letters -The President's notes -Marjorie P. Acker -The President’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to New York Woods left at an unknown time before 8:21 am.
Conversation No. 815-5 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:21 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Robert Devaney. University of Nebraska football -Defeat [November 23, 1972 versus University of Oklahoma] The President replayed the dictation. The President resumed dictation. Introduction -Devaney -University of Nebraska Cornhuskers
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-5 (cont’d) University of Nebraska football -Victories -Congratulatory messages -Defeats [This dictation is continued on Conversation No. 815-7]
Conversation No. 815-6 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: 8:21 am - 8:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Second term reorganization -George W. Romney -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Length -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Meeting with Ehrlichman -Announcement of departure -Romney’s Plans -Leaks to public -Republican-oriented civic group -Common Cause model -Announcement of Cabinet departures -Timing -Congress -Melvin R. Laird -Romney’s successor -Undersecretary of Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Recess appointment -Confirmation -Richard C. Van Dusen -Timing -Congressional hearings on HUD
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Recess appointment -William Proxmire -Van Dusen -Romney's suggestions -Meeting with the President -Newspaper article -James T. Lynn -Resignation -John A. Volpe -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -First-term Cabinet -Domestic field -William P. Rogers -Ambassadorship -Changes in Cabinet -Rogers -Retention -Vietnam negotiations -Middle East -Domestic Cabinet -James D. Hodgson -Romney -Other assignments -Ambassadorship to Italy -Timing -1972 election -Graham A. Martin -Performance -Compared to Volpe -Dealings with Italians -Volpe’s Relationship with the President -Italian politics -Left wing -Volpe’s relationship with the President -State Department -Italian politics -Left wing -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Volpe -Volpe’s departure -Volpe’s performance
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Cabinet comments
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Second term reorganization -Volpe -Retention -Departure -Ambassadorship to Italy -Acceptance -Other cabinet members -Qualifications Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Henry A. Kissinger -North and South Vietnamese intransigence -Expectations -1972 election -Kissinger’s view -Wires, cables -San Clemente -The President’s November 3, 1969, Cambodia [April 30, 1970], and May 8, 1972 speeches -North Vietnamese repudiation -October 8, 1972 -US bombing -Nguyen Van Thieu repudiation -Separate peace between US and North Vietnam
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Prisoners of War [POWS] -US forces withdrawal -The President’s November 23, 1972 message to Thieu -Thieu’s future -Public expectations -Talks resumption -Timing -1972 election -North Vietnamese message -North Vietnamese position -October 1972 -US deadline -Timing -1972 election -Kissinger’s view -Public expectations -Kissinger’s meeting with Le Duc Tho -Tone -Kissinger’s recent meeting with [Lt. Gen. T.N.J. Suharto and Adm. Malik] in Brussels -State Department -Thieu -Tenure -Coercion to accept -Kissinger’s schedule -Possible recall for consultations Second term reorganization -Announcements -Format -The President’s conversations with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Camp David -Ronald L. Ziegler’s view -Symbolism -Press briefing -Hangar -Laurel Lodge -The President’s schedule -November 27, 1972 -Richard G. Kleindienst
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Hand-outs -Statements -Introductions -The President's role -Ziegler -Details, biographies -Photograph session -Secretary of State -Rogers -Secretary of Defense -Elliot L. Richardson -Statements by designees -Lunch -Photograph session -Television [TV] -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Conflict of interest, confirmation -Conference room -John W. Dean, III -Lunch -Staff briefings -Timing -John A. Scali -Kissinger -Haldeman -Department of Transportation -Italian-American nominee -Announcements -The President's role -Master of ceremonies -Photograph session -Camp David -Introductions -Lunch -Ziegler's briefing of press -Foreign affairs -Domestic affairs -Laird -Richardson -Under Secretaries
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Roy L. Ash -Scali -United Nations [UN] ambassadorship -Decision -Kissinger's support -Kissinger’s schedule -Paris -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -George H.W. Bush -White House -State Department -Scali’s qualifications -Italian American background -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming conversation with Haldeman -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Robert J.Dole -Relations with Ehrlichman -Barry M. Goldwater -Second term -Domestic policies -Special assignments -Tone -Staff -Edwin L. Harper -Possible assignment -Benefits for Agnew -Political orientation -Loyalty -Unknown person -Changes -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Indian problems -Complexity -Interior Department -Bureau of Indian Affairs [BIA] -Interior Department -Under Secretary -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Compared to Rogers C. B. Morton
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Toughness -Value -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Compared to Patricia R. Hitt -Morton -Robert J. Hitt -Department of Transportation -Under Secretary -Robert Hitt -Relationship with Frederic V. Malek -Experts -Assistant Secretary -Compared to Robert E. Nidecker -West Point -Loyalty -Patricia Hitt -Morton -Relationship with Malek -Politics -Personal relations -Administration -Interior Department -Under secretary -Morton -Justice Department -Solicitor General -Robert J. Bork -Kleindienst's reaction -Changes -Kleindienst’s view -The President’s possible conversation with Kleindienst -Watergate -Prosecution -Appearance -Henry E. Petersen -Judgeship -Criminal division -Kleindienst -Departure -Timing
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Haldeman -John N. Mitchell’s possible conversation with Kleindienst -Appointment -Problems -Mitchell -International telephone and telegraph [ITT] -Haldeman -Departure -Delays -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Louis Patrick Gray, III -Kleindienst -Departure Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:21 am. The President's schedule -Milton Pitts [Letter to Kissinger?] -Alexander P. Butterfield The President’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to New York City -Wall Street -Timing -Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander -Family -Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -Kissinger Alexander P. Butterfield and an unknown woman entered at 8:53 am. Letter -Typing -Spacing Butterfield and the unknown woman left at an unknown time before 8:56 am. The President's schedule -Trip to New York City
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-6 (cont’d) -Timing -Meeting with Mudge, Rose, Guthric and Alexander -First Family -Leonard Garment -Departure Bull left at an unknown time before 8:56 am. Nixon Library -The President’s note -Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander -The President’s home [in Yorba Linda, California] -Confidentiality The President replayed the dictation to Robert Devaney. Nixon Library -Property -Trade-off -Confidentiality -The President’s conversations with John H. Alexander, Randolph H. Guthrie -F. Edward Hebert -Camp Pendleton -National site The President replayed the dictation to Devaney. Nixon Library -Property Ehrlichman left at 8:56 pm.
Conversation No. 815-7 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:56 am and 9:37 am Location: Oval Office
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-7 (cont’d)
The President replayed the dictation of the letter to Robert Devaney. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 815-5] University of Nebraska football -Victories -Congratulatory messages -Defeats The President resumed dictation. -University of Nebraska -Victory -Defeat -Devaney’s last home game as head coach [November 23, 1972 versus University of Oklahoma] -Disappointment -Devaney’s fans -Devaney’s career
Conversation No. 815-8 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:56 am and 9:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person [Alexander P. Butterfield?]. Letter -Delivery to Henry A. Kissinger The unknown person [Butterfield?] left at an unknown time before 9:37 am.
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-9 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:56 am and 9:37 am. Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Charles Fairbanks. Introduction -Fairbanks -University of Oklahoma University of Oklahoma football -Defeat [November 25, 1971 versus University of Nebraska] -The President’s telephone call -Victory [November 23, 1972 versus University of Nebraska] -Congratulations -Come-backs -Political arena -Forthcoming Sugar Bowl game -The President’s viewing on television [TV] The President replayed the dictation. The President resumed dictation. University of Oklahoma football -Sugar Bowl -The President’s viewing on TV
Conversation No. 815-10 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:56 am and 9:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-10 (cont’d) The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with George W. Romney -Interruption -John D. Ehrlichman Letter -Typing -Rose Mary Woods Bull left at an unknown time before 9:37 am.
Conversation No. 815-11 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: 9:37 am - 10:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George W. Romney and John D. Ehrlichman. Greetings Thanksgiving Romney’s schedule -Appearance at real estate convention -Hawaii -Maunakea -Laurance S. Rockefeller -The President's visit -1966 campaign -[Randolph Crossley] -Maunakea -Climate -Weather -Volcanoes -Swimming -Lenore L. Romney -Golfing
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:37 am. Refreshments -Coffee -Coca-Cola -Pepsi-Cola Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:14 am. Second term reorganization -George Romney -Agenda for current meeting -Subsequent meetings -George Romney’s schedule -Successor -Personal plans -Successor -Richard C. Van Dusen -Departure -Confirmation -Retention -Departure -Timing -January 1973 -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Romney's recommendations -National housing problems -Personal plans -HUD -HUD -Romney’s recommendations -Subsequent meetings -Successor -Timing -Retail and wholesale market -Subsidized housing and community development -State responsibilities -Congressional relations
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Budget cuts -Taxes -Timing -Statutory changes -The President’s budget message -George Romney’s conversations with Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger and Frank C. Carlucci -Subsequent meeting Domestic affairs -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Expenditures -Department of Transportation -Problems -Highways -Railroads -Inheritance from 1960s HUD -Accomplishments -Review -Decentralization -1972 economy -The President’s meeting with building trades industry, circa 1970 -Romney's accomplishments -The President's letter -Substance -Second term reorganization -Domestic affairs
************************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -The President’s long-standing supporters -House of Representatives -1962 election -The President’s landslide -Compared to Romney’s work
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d)
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-Resistance from bureaucracy, Congress, industry -Change -Time required -Housing -Central cities -State responsibilities -Social problem -Compared to physical problem -Local governments -New York -Nelson A. Rockefeller -John V. Lindsay -Railroads -New York City -Federal government role George Romney -Concerns -Crisis and reform -Previous conversation with the President -Job offers -Urban Coalition -James M. Roche -Andrew Heiskell -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. -Status -John W. Gardner -Areas of support -National Center for Volunteer Action [NCVA] -W. Clement Stone -Douglas K. Kinsey -Activities -Voluntary action information centers -Inquiries -Volume
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Concerns -Privatization -Political process -Dependence on crisis -Reform -Proposals -A merger of Urban Coalition and NCVA -Effect on stocks -Heiskell’s concern -Max M. Fisher -Edwin D. Etherington -Stone -Fisher -Etherington -Citizens’s coalition -Previous meeting with the President -Papers -Concept, organization -Presentation to the President -Merger of the Urban Coalition NCVA -Advantages -Contributors, workers -Lenore Romney -Urban collation -Heiskell -Gardner -NCVA -Think tank -NCVA -Compared to Urban Coalition -Name -Common Cause -Citizens Coalition for Voluntary and Community Action [CCVCA] -Citizens coalition for Community Action [CCCA] -Television [TV] commercials -Gardner -Bigger agreement -Left wing -The President’s and George Romney’s view
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Spending -George Romney’s challenge at national governor’s conference -Future assistance -Nelson Rockefeller -Assistance to George Romney -Meeting with the President at Camp David -Cabinet -John B. Connally -Financial aid -Support for think tank -Think tank -Administration support -Urban coalition -NCVA -George Romney’s role -Front man, fund raising -The President's advice to Melvin R. Laird -Departure from cabinet -Possible Senate candidacy -Business -Plans -Recruitment by groups -George Romney’s connections, experience -Romney's control -The President’s experience in 1960 -Offers from organizations -Business -Boys Clubs of America -Herbert C. Hoover -Fundraising -Think tank -Communications -Tax exemptions -Politics -Detroit school study -Recommendations -Urban Coalition -Gardner’s split -Tax exempt status
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Common Cause -Problems -Tax exemption status -Possible organizational split -Name -Use of “national” -NCCCA, N3CA -Administration support -Heiskell -Jordan -Ehrlichman -Urban League -Meetings on George Romney, the President -North Carolina Second term reorganization -Community development department -Environmental protection agency [EPA] -Land use, city planning -HUD -Minority groups -Safety valve -Racial problems -Lyndon B. Johnson -Burning ethics -Appointments -Sympathy -George Romney’s tenure -Samuel J. Simmons -Samuel C. Jackson -Qualifications -Possible move -1972 campaign -Black administrators -Jackson -Relationship with blacks -Title -General Assistant Secretary -Policy decisions -White administrators
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Jackson -Under secretaryship -Structure -Functional basis -Decentralization -Assistant secretaries -Staff function -Line function -Secretary’s office -Staff -Policy organization -George Romney’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Blacks -George Romney’s forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman -White House -Robert J. Brown -Stanley S. Scott -Symbolism -Treasury Department -Samuel R. Pierce, Jr. -George Romney's successor -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman and George Romney -Confidentiality -George Romney’s successor -Cabinet -Congressional elections -George Romney’s possible statement -HUD -Department of Transportation -Urban problems -Roy L. Ash -Assistant secretary -Revised functions -Regionalization -Possible meeting with Ash George Romney -Future
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-11 (cont’d) -Appointments -Announcements -Timing -Announcement of departure -Timing -Possible press conference -Timing -Letter of resignation -Romney's plans -Successor -The President’s acceptance -Release of letter -Timing -White House -Timing -William W. Scranton’s invitation to George Romney -Municipal League -Minneapolis -Resignation letters Second term reorganization -George Romney’s view -Cabinet -Bureaucracy -Changes in positions -Laird -William P. Rogers -Vietnam negotiations -Mistakes of previous Presidents -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Retention of Cabinet officers -George T. Humphrey -“Hair-curling” depression statement -Arthur Summerfield -Ezra Taft Benson -Decentralization -Tax cuts -Revenue sharing Ehrlichman and Romney left at 10:14 am.
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-12 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 10:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Barber Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:15 am.
Conversation No. 815-13 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 10:43 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Peter M. Flanigan Bull left and Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:14 am. -Refreshment -Coffee Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:15 am. Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:15 am. Item for the President’s signature
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) The President's schedule -Dinner with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Barbara E. Haig -Timing -Alexander Haig’s schedule -Vietnam negotiations -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon White House -East Room -Chairs -Selection -Mrs. Nixon -Seating capacity -Cabinet Room The President's schedule -Meeting with Flanigan -Cabinet Room Flanigan entered at 10:19 am. Purpose of meeting Butterfield left at 10:20 am. Ambassadorships -The President’s conversation with Maurice H. Stans -1972 campaign -Contributors list -Contributors list -Flanigan's review -Walter H. Annenberg -Retention -W. Clement Stone -Stone -Possible conversation with the President -Stans -Statement -John N. (“Jack”) Irwin, II
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -France -Reasons -Campaign contributions -Size -Qualifications -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Arthur K. Watson -Service -Contributions -Henry A. Kissinger -Public impression -Campaign contributions -Behavior -The President’s view -John A. Volpe -Italy -Annenberg -Lord Anthony Barber -Edward R.G. Heath -[Robert S. Ingersoll’s] performance -Japan -Shelby Davis -Annenberg -Duration -Compared to Cabinet positions -Ingersoll -The President’s confidence -Europe -Contributors list -Stans -Forthcoming telephone call from Flanigan -Recent meetings with Flanigan -Forthcoming telephone call from Flanigan -Flanigan’s meeting with the President -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Flanigan's review -Forthcoming meetings -Bureaucracies -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -Richard M. Helms
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -Iran -Joseph S. Farland -Possible appointment -State Department -Assistant Secretary -Loyalty
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-Service with Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Loyalty -Background -Georgetown -Candidates -Flanigan’s Review -Annenberg -Retention -Irwin -France -Irwin’s work with Valery Giscard D' Estaing -Irwin’s background -Under Secretary of State -The President’s confidence -Economic knowledge Second term reorganization -William J. Casey -Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs -William P. Clements, Jr. -Deputy Secretary of Defense -Relationship with Flanigan
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d)
Ambassadorships -Contributor’s list -Flanigan’s review -Stan’s forthcoming meeting with the President -Kissinger's judgment -Non-careerists and careerists -National Security Council [NSC] -Careerists -Source -Flanigan’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger's recommendations -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Instruction -Conversation with the President -Flanigan’s recommendations -Qualifications -Commissions -Campaign contributors -Europe -Commissions -European appointees -Regional conflicts -Belgium, Netherlands -France -Work with finance, trade, prime ministers Football -Washington Redskins -Dallas Cowboys’ recent victory -The President’s viewing on television [TV] -Redskins -Age, speed -Cohesion -[Larry Brown] -Billy Kilmer -George E. Allen -New York Giants -Atlanta Falcons -Green Bay Packers
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -Allen’s performance -Team age -Effect on Washington, DC Washington, DC Ambassadorships -Irwin -Relationship to Watson -Jane Watson -Death -Support in State Department -Toughness -France -Graham A. Martin -Italy -Age -Plans -Return to US -Paper -Foreign Service Officers [FSO] recommendations -Removal from State Department -Toughness -Paper -FSOs -Original structure -State Department -Commerce, Treasury, Agriculture, State Departments Second term reorganization -State Department -Commerce attaches -Commerce Department -FSOs -Economic competence -Social sciences, political philosophy -Non-careerists -Business background -Casey -FSOs
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -Careerists -State, Commerce, Treasury, Agriculture Departments -Legislation -Executive Order Ambassadorships -Martin -Duration -Martin J. Hillenbrand -Assignment to West Germany -[David] Kenneth Rush -West Germany -Adm. Horatio Rivero, Jr. -Spain -Defense Department -Melvin R. Laird -Hillenbrand -European Security Conference -Rivero -New appointments -John D. Lodge -Removal -Age -The President’s recent conversation with Stans -France -Ireland -Raymond R. Guest -William A.M. Burden -Age -Flanigan’s forthcoming conversation with Stans -Ages -Burden -Age -Energy -Campaign contributions -Stans -Canada -Canada -Adolph W. Schmidt -Mellon family
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -Pierree E. Trudeau -John Turner -Possible removal -Europe -Campaign contributions -Mellon family -Pittsburgh -Paul Mellon -Stan’s view -Possible removal -Timing -Timing -Economic expertise -Italy -Volpe -John D. Ehrlichman -1972 campaign -Cabinet departure -Possible performance -Embassy building -Martin’s effort -Garden -Suites -Views -Rome -Volpe -Age -Health Second term reorganization -William P. Rogers -Retention -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Conflicts with Kissinger -Motives -Kissinger’s publicity -Credit -Departure -Publicity
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-13 (cont’d) -Press relations -Support of administration -Economic problems -Economy -Flanigan -George P. Shultz -Peter G. Peterson -Intelligence -“Sales” ability -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] and European Economic Community [EEC] ambassadorships -Peterson -Advantages of combination -Peterson -Interest in position -Confidentiality of idea -Work with Europeans -David M. Kennedy -NATO ambassadorship -NATO ambassadorship -Importance -EEC ambassadorship -Peterson -Deputy -EEC ambassador [Joseph A. Greenwald] -Work with Europeans -Stans, Flanigan -Qualifications -Creativity -“Sales” ability -Europeans -Ingersoll Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:20 am. The President’s schedule Flanigan’s responsibilities Flanigan and Bull left at 10:43 am.
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08)
Conversation No. 815-14 Date: November 24 1972 Time: 10:43 am - 11:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Second term reorganization -John A Volpe’s recent meeting with Ehrlichman -Volpe’s retention -Duration -Volpe’s forthcoming meeting with the President -The President’s recent meeting with George W. Romney -Department or US future -Future meeting -Volpe’s activities -The President's forthcoming meeting with Volpe -Tone -First term cabinet The President left at an unknown time after 10:45 am. Volpe entered at 10:45 am. [General conversation] Volpe's schedule -Recent trip to Venezuela -Trans-Amazon -Villages The President entered at an unknown time after 10:45 am. Volpe’s weight Volpe’s schedule
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d)
-International conference on Highway Transportation in developing countries, Merida, Mexico Volpe’s health -Back -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Nelson A. Rockefeller -The President -Sitting -Muscle spasms -Pain -Rockefeller -US Steel -Osteopathy -[Warren E. Burger] -John N. Mitchell -The President -Source -Nerve -Remedy -Riland -Possible appointment with Volpe -Timing -Volpe’s recent trip to Venezuela -Mexican doctors -Luis Echeverria Alvarez US-Mexico relations -Echeverria -Trip to US -Remarks -Personality -Volpe’s schedule -Virgin Islands -International Conference on Highway Transportation in Developing Countries Volpe’s health -Hospitals
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Virgin Islands -Mexico -International Conference on Highway Transportation in Developing Countries -Venezuela US-Latin America relations -Volpe’s view -Volpe’s recent trip to Mexico -Possible report to the President -US aid -Brazil -International Conference on Highway Transportation in Developing Countries -Volpe’s meetings -[Echeverria] -Venezuela -Rafael Caldera -Brazil -Emilio Garrastazu Medici -Duration of meeting -Relationship with the President -Brazil -Importance -The President’s travels -Australia -Wealth -Volpe’s recent conversation with Ehrlichman -Volpe’s visit to Trans-Amazon -Volpe’s schedule -Trans-Amazon -Development -Roads -US aid -Military sales -Congress -US business -Lost opportunities -US aid -Military sales
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Lost opportunities -France -Civilian Second term reorganization -Volpe -Performance at Department of Transportation -Successor -Domestic affairs -First term Cabinet -Moves to other positions -Romney -Departure -New approaches -Department of Transportation -Cabinet officers -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] Secretary -New role -Peter G. Peterson -Performance at Commerce Department -International economics -Treasury Department -George P. Shultz -Commerce Department, Labor Department, State Department -International economics -Expertise -Shultz -New assignment -Peterson’s forthcoming meeting with the President -Timing
****************************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -1972 election -Charles W. Colson -Ethnic vote -Southern vote -Labor vote
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Shultz -Ethnic vote -Catholics -Italian-Americans -Breakthrough -Polish-Americans -Irish-Americans -Massachusetts -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Italian-American vote -Volpe’s aid -The President’s future book -Knights of Columbus dinner -Maryland -[Unintelligible name] -Kennedy -Support for the President -“Folk hero” [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ******************************************************************************
Volpe -Ambassadorship to Italy -Timing -Political situation in Italy -Crisis -Graham A. Martin -Performance as ambassador to Italy -Foreign service -Knowledge of Italy’s politics, heart -The President’s meetings with Italians -Compared to other European ambassadorships -US-Vatican City relations -[Pope Pual VI] Giovanni Battista Motini -Third secretary -Henry Cabot Lodge -Italian government -Special representative
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Volpe’s relations with the Pope -Advantages -Check on left wing -Appeal to Italian-Americans -US-Vatican City relations -1972 election -Vatican City political orientation -Left wing -Roman Catholic Church in Latin America -The President’s interest -John Cardinal Krol -Terence Cardinal Cooke -Tenure -Second term reorganization -Recommendations -Report to Ehrlichman -Ambassadorships -Appointments -State Department -Bureaucracy -Great Britain -Walter H. Annenberg -France -West Germany -Japan -Back channel to White House -State Department -Bureaucracy -Job offer to Volpe -State Department -Bureaucracy -Volpe’s possible conversation with Clare Boothe Luce -Timing -Martin Department of Transportation -Volpe’s service in administration -Department age -Publicity -Airline strikes
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Hijackings -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York -Challenges -Volpe’s recent conversation with Ehrlichman -Highway Trust Fund -Public transportation -Volpe’s successor -The President's directive to Ehrlichman -Congressional relations -Mass transit amendment defeat -Procedural vote -The President’s request for a report -House of Representatives parliamentarian’s [Lewis Deschler’s] conversation with Edward P. Boland -Boland’s relationship with Volpe -Reversal -Wilbur D Mills -Outcome -Thomas P. (“Tip”) O’Neill, Jr. -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Future effort -Volpe's lobbying -American Public Works Association -Truckers -Oil companies -Adm.. Eugene Joseph Peltier -American Road and Transportation Builders Association [ARTBA] -Conversation with Volpe -Relationships with Volpe -Background -Navy -Bureau of Yards and Docks -Engineering consulting -St. Louis -Contracting -Bureau of Yards and Docks -Conversation with Volpe -Peltier’s conversation with executive vice president
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Character -Background -American Society of Civil Engineers -ARTBA -Retirement -Bureau of Yards and Docks -Age -Relationship with Volpe -Scabees World War II -Scabees -Volpe’s experience -The President’ s experience -Food -Alleged thievery Volpe -Highway Trust Fund -Ambassadorship to Italy -The President’s previous conversation with Volpe -William P. Rogers **************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Privacy] ] [Duration: 1m 42s END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ******************************************************************************
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-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[End of segment reviewed under deed of gift] ******************************************************************************
Volpe -Ambassadorship to Italy -Opportunities -US Vatican City relations -Personal contacts -Compared to formal diplomacy -Third secretary -Lodge -Volpe’s previous visit -Meeting with Pope VI, November 1969 -Vietnam War -The President’s policies -Support -US troop withdrawals -Consequence -Blood bath -Opposition -Roman Catholic clergy -Unknown person -Pope Paul VI’s support for the President -Consequences of North Vietnamese victory -Blood bath -Communist and North Vietnamese brutality -Qualifications for job -1971 meeting with Italian leaders -Mariano Rumor -Giulio Andreotti -Industrialists -Embassy -Communism -Christian Democrats -Martin -Martin
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Relationship with the President -Thailand -Dwight D. Eisenhower -State Department -Symbolism of appointment -Volpe’s relationship with the President -Impact on Italians -Compared to Great Britain -[Annenberg] -Compared to France, West German -Volpe’s stature as Cabinet member
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Volpe -Ambassadorship to Italy -Cost of living -Comparison with Great Britain and France -Martin’s wealth -H. Gardner Ackley’s wealth -Ackley’s conversation with Ehrlichman -US Embassy
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Residence -US embassy -The President’s 1947 trip -James C. Dunn -Alcide de Gasperi -Communism -Possible visit from Volpe to de Gasperi’s wife -Acceptance of offer -Possible delay -Volpe’s family -The President’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Martin -The President’s conversation with Maurice H. Stans -Timing -Martin -Volpe’s relationship with the President -Effect on Italian-Americans -Other possible positions in administration -Congressional relations -Clark MacGregor -Democratic Congress -Volpe as Congressional relations officer -Problem -Status -Downgrade -International commission -Agencies -Peter M. Flanigan -Cabinet to major embassy -Status -Cabinet to White House staff -Status -Downgrade -Cabinet to commission -Status -Downgrade -Ambassadorships -Volpe’s cabinet colleagues -Pattern -Ambassadorship to Italy
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d) -Volpe’s relationship with the President -Volpe’s conversations with Italian friends -Robert H. Finch -Political aspirations -Relationship with the President
****************************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Massachusetts -The President’s campaigning with Volpe -1962 election -Defeats -Republicans -John P. Roche Column -Reasons for defeats -Kennedy family -Students -Lack of Republican organizations -Compared to Connecticut, Rhode Island -Francis W. Sargent -1972 election -Edward W. Brooke -Volpe -Loyalty -Organization -Absence -Colson -Volpe’s service as governor -1972 election -State chairman -John N. Mitchell -Sargent The President’s trips -1952 convention -Worchester -Dinner -Bocchi
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d)
Volpe’s health -The President’s doctor -Virgin Islands [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ******************************************************************************
Volpe -Ambassadorships to Italy -Acceptance -Timing -Announcement -Effect on Martin -Foreign policy assignment -Compared to John B. Connally -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Connally -Brazilian Finance Minister’s view -Martin's performance -Schedule -Social life
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-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-14 (cont’d)
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Volpe -Plans -Work with Ehrlichman -Department of Transportation -Second term reorganization -Volpe’s views -Volpe’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Timing -Successor -Candidates -Peltier -Age -Consulting engineer firm -Reputation -Name -French derivation -Possible Catholicism -Civil engineering Volpe and Ehrlichman left at 11:37 am.
Conversation No. 815-15 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: 11:38 am - 11:44 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Greetings Ziegler’s forthcoming press conference -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-15 (cont’d) -Announcement -New York Port Authority -Press pool -Size -Restrictions -Ziegler’s role -The President’s visit to Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander; restaurants, theater -Barricades -Time -Reasons -Post-1972 election -Second term reorganization -A break in work -First Family -Exception -Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Paris -First Family -Return time -Kissinger -Return to US -Report to the President -Lunch -Play -Much Ado About Nothing -Dinner -Visit to Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander -Reason -Greetings -Previous visit -1968 election -Press coverage -Ziegler’s role -The President’s schedule -Camp David Second term reorganization -Announcements
-48NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-15 (cont’d) -Camp David -Timing -Ziegler’s conversations with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman -Cabinet -Hangar -Arrangements -Heaters -Press pool -Trailer -Lunch -Compared to 1968, 1969 -Significance of locale -Extension of White House -Work -Vacation -Perception -Recent news Press relations -Post-1972 election period -Vietnam negotiations -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York -First Family The President's schedule -Trip to New York -Departure time Ziegler left at 11:44 am.
Conversation No. 815-16 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:44 am and 11:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-16 (cont’d)
The President’s schedule Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York Bull left at an unknown time before 11:47 am.
Conversation No. 815-17 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:44 am and 11:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?].
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:47 am.
Conversation No. 815-18 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:44 am and 11:47 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-18 (cont’d) -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Haldeman’s current telephone conversation -Rose Mary Woods -Meeting with Woods Bull left at an unknown time before 11:47 am.
Conversation No. 815-19 Date: November 24, 1972 Time: 11:47 am - 12:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Present Oval Office furnishings -Music box -Antique -Elephant -Louie B. Nunn -Heirloom -Placement in office -Nunn’s [?] telephone call -Lucy Ferguson [Music box in operation] [My Old Kentucky Home] White House gifts -Music boxes -Cost -Number -Cost -Songs -Selection
-51NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Costs -Tie pins -Cuff links -Tie tacks -Cabinet -Women -Bow pins -Cuff links -Cabinet -Departures -Robert H. Finch -Herbert G. Klein -George W. Romney -John H.Volpe -Wives -Ambassadors [?] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 11:49 am. -Cost -Cabinet -State gifts -Music boxes -Tricia Nixon Cox, Edward R. F. Cox -Music boxes [Music box in operation] -Cabinet -Sample -Description -Date -Lighthouse -Purchase -Numbers -Manufacturer -Belkin White House mail
-52NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) White House gifts -Vases -Presentation of boxes -Composition -Lucite -Alloy -Description -Replica -Walter H. Annenberg -Star of the President -Steuben -Styles -Presentation boxes -The President’s memoranda -Recipients -Celebrities -Friends, supporters -Foreign visitors -Costs -Star of the President -Presentation boxes -Distribution -Display -Presentation boxes -Cost -State gifts -Cuff links -Number -Music boxes -Cabinet -Cost -Songs -Catalog -Color -Presidential blue -Songs -Victory at Sea -Musical comedy -Oklahoma, The King and I -Color
-53NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Blue -Compared to brown
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The President’s schedule Weather The President's schedule -Forthcoming trip to New York -Leonard Garment -Reaction to invitation Woods left at 12:01 pm. -Recent meetings with John A. Volpe and George W. Romney -Tone -Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Volpe -Ambassadorship to Italy
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-Departure -Romney -Meeting with Peter G. Peterson Vietnam negotiations -William P. Rogers, unknown person -Haldeman’s recent conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Report of meeting of Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, Xuan Thuy, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Decisions -November 25, 1972 meeting -The President's trip to New York -November 25, 1972 meeting -Instructions -Message -November 25, 1972 -US position -Explanation -Kissinger's return to US -Timing -The President's messages to Kissinger -Instructions -Kissinger's call to Haldeman -Haldemans’s recent conversation with John N. Mitchell -Tone -The President's message to Kissinger -Possible breakdown of talks -October 8, 1972 meetings -Strategy -Recall of Kissinger for consultations -US bombing -Public Relations [PR] -Compared to the President’s November 3, 1969, Cambodia
-55NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) [April 30, 1970] and May 8, 1972 speeches -1972 campaign -Recent meetings -Kissinger’s recent meeting with [Lt. Gen. T.N.J. Suharto and Adm. Malik] in Brussels -State Department -“Let down” -Congressional relations -Options -Limitations -PR -Kissinger’s responsibility -Pace of talks -South Vietnam -Raised expectations -1972 election -Political problems -1972 election -Peace with honor -Settlement agreement -Necessity -Opposition by Nguyen Van Thieu -The President's recent message -Tone -Kissinger -Possible separate peace -The President’s May 8, 1972 proposals -US public support -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease-fire -South Vietnamese self-determination -US Options -PR -Congress -Aid cut off -Effect on South Vietnam -The President's Message -Tone -The President’s message to Kissinger -North Vietnamese intransigence
-56NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -October 8, 1972 meetings -Recall of Kissinger for consultations -The President’s directive -Subtlety -Kissinger’s mood -Alternative -Congress -Reactions in January 1973 -George S. McGovernites -Lie allegation -US bombing -Funding -Polls -Timing -Change -Thieu -Tenure -Cease-fire -POWs -South Vietnamese self-determination -Elections -North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam
****************************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee Chairmanship -Robert J. Dole -Meeting with the President -Mitchell -Arrangements -Possible problems -Party support for change -Meeting with the President -Difficulties -Full-time chairman -Meeting with Mitchell -The President’s letter to Finch -Support
-57NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -California -Problems -Attacks from Ronald W. Reagan -Right [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ******************************************************************************
Watergate -Mitchell -Recent conversation with Haldeman -Possible meeting of Haldeman, Mitchell, John D. Ehrlichman and John W. Dean, III -Discussion of problems -The President’s conversation with Dean, September 15, 1972 -Ehrlichman’s possible presence at current meeting -Protection of Presidency -Dean’s possible statement -Timing -The President’s August 29, 1972 statement -Dean report -Involvement of White House staff -Reiteration -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Maurice Stans -Mitchell -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Donald H. Segretti -Timing -Ehrlichman’s view -“Hang-out” -Dean’s investigation -Rebuttals -Charles W. Colson -Haldeman -Dwight L. Chapin -Ronald L. Ziegler -Ehrlichman’s and Dean’s view -The President’s involvement
-58NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -PR -Dean’s report per the President’s direction -Findings -White House involvement -White House staff -Chapin -CRP request -Recommendation -Direction and knowledge of activities -Forthcoming staff meeting -Departure -Chapin -White House plans -Segretti -Gordon C. Strachan -Activities -Compared to Chapin -Activities -Timing -1972 primaries -1972 election -Republican National Convention -Chapin -White House plans -Departure -Nixon Foundation -Marriott Corporation -Strachan -Law practice -Age -Compared to Chapin -Ehrlichman -Conversation with the President -Legalistic approach -Protection of Presidency -Dean report -Dean’s possible statement -Clarity -Dean report -Individuals’ involvement
-59NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Watergate -Segretti The President's schedule -Meeting with Gerald R. Ford -Timing -Return to Washington, DC -Cabinet appointments -Presentation to press -Timing -Lunch -Briefing -Ehrlichman -Letters -Changes -Public service -Departures and new appointments Second term reorganization -Cabinet appointments -Presentation to press -Ehrlichman’s view -Camp David -The President’s possible statement -Letters -Changes -Public service -Departures and new appointments -Rogers -Possible statement -Photograph opportunity -The President’s role -Ehrlichman’s view -Questions -Announcements -Camp David -Timing -Decisions -Future -Arrangement
-60NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Roy L. Ash -Caspar W. (“Cap”)Weinberger -Elliot L. Richardson -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -George P. Shultz -Herbert Stein -Peterson -Europe -David M. Kennedy -Donald H. Rumsfield -Labor Department -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Labor Department -Peter J. Brennan -Colson -Timing -HUD -Romney -Rogers C. B. Morton -Richard G. Kleindienst -Earl L. Butz -United Nations [UN] -Economic European Community [EEC] [?] -Kleindienst -Shultz -News coverage -Ehrlichman’s view -Camp David -Haldeman’s recent conversation with John B Connally -William P. Clements, Jr. -Richardson -State Department -[David] Kenneth Rush -Under secretary -Duration -William T. Casey’s role -Casey’s role -Compared to Clements’s role
-61NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Defense Department -Connally’s request for a meeting with the President -Agenda -Soviet Union gas deal -National Park Service -George B. Hartzog, Jr. -Retention -Claudia A. (Taylor) (“Lady Bird”) Johnson -Belton K. (“B.K.”) Johnson -Administration's image -Camp David -The President’s schedule -Appointments -Announcements -Camp David -Ziegler’s role -Presence of appointees -Biographies -Press relations -Clements -Teens -Press relations -The President’s role -Tone -Meeting with President The President's schedule -Meeting with Ford -Meeting with Archibald K. Davis -James T. Lynn -John A. Scali -Thomas (“Tommy the Cork”) Corcoran -Under Secretaries -Ehrlichman -William E. Simon -Treasury Department -Selection for meetings -Counselors -Importance
-62NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Cabinet -Brennan -Department of Transportation -Frederic V. Malek -Ivy League image -Brennan -Davis -Butz -Lynn -Education -Adelbert College -Ohio -Harvard University -West Coast -Harvard University -Richardson -Kleindienst -Weinberger -Lynn -Ash -Masters of Business Administration [MBA] -Lynn -Background -Ohio -Ethnicity -Scandinavia -Age -Compared to Peterson -Recruitment -States -Texas -Midwest -Shultz -Chicago -West -Education -Shultz -Princeton University -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT]
-63NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Butz -Purdue University -Davis -University of North Carolina -Malek -Brennan -City College -Rogers -Colgate University -Cornell University -Harvard University -State background -New York -Massachusetts -Arizona -Illinois -California -Ohio -Indiana -North Carolina -Maryland -New York -Brennan -California -Ash -Ash -Education -Harvard University -Malek -Education -Harvard University -Department of Transportation -Volpe -[Adm. Eugene Joseph Peltier] -Background -Ethnicity -France -Navy -Bureau of Yards and Docks -The President’s recent meeting with Volpe
-64NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman -Robert J. Hitt -Morton -The President’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Loyalty -Department of Transportation -Benjamin F. Biaggini -Background -Possible Catholicism -Support for the President -Fund raising -Possible conflict of interest -Qualifications -Management ability -Biaggini -Hitt -Loyalty -The President -Morton Post-1972 election -Haldeman’s recent conversation with Mitchell -Gabriel Hauge -[Watergate] -Mood -Hauge letter -Flanigan’s view Ambassadorships -Flanigan’s responsibility -The President’s recent conversation with Flanigan -Stans -Stan’s responsibility -Kissinger’s role -Haldeman’s role -Rogers -Kissinger’s role Post-1972 election -Hauge letter
-65NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) -Flanigan’s view -Mood White House Staff -Letter writing -Lyndon B. Johnson -Speech writing Haldeman’s possible telephone call to Rogers -Vietnam negotiations -The President’s instructions -Option -Copies -Second term reorganization -State Department -John N. Irwin, III -Ambassadorship to France -U. Alexis Johnson -Departure Stephen B. Bull entered at 12:31 pm. Bull’s schedule -The President’s forthcoming trip to New York Bull’s job -1972 Campaign [?] Bull left at 12:32 pm. Ambassadorships -Elmer H. Bobst -“Intelligence reports” -The President’s possible telephone call -The President’s schedule -Possible visit to [Elmer Holmes Bobst General Library and Study Center]
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-66NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Unintelligible] [Duration: 1m 3s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[End segment reviewed under deed of gift] **************************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Morale -The President’s possible visits to agencies and departments -Ehrlichman’s view -[Watergate] -Heckling -Alternative -The President’s possible meetings with Cabinet level officials -Cabinet Room -State Department, Defense Department -Ehrlichman’s view -Appointments [personnel changes] -Number -Retentions -Promotions -Departures -Alternative -The President’s possible meetings with Presidential appointees -Presentation by Cabinet officers Bull entered at unknown time after 12:32 pm. White House -Chairs -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
-67NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-08) Conversation No. 815-19 (cont’d) Haldeman and Bull left at 12:47 pm.