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Date: 
Dec 13, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 822-15 Date: December 13, 1972 [?] Time: Unknown Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Check The unknown people left at an unknown time on an unknown day.
Conversation No. 822-1 Date: December 13, 1972 [?] Time: Unknown Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The recording began while the meeting was in progress and was cut off at an unknown time. Vietnam negotiations -Compromise -[Henry A. Kissinger?]
Conversation No. 822-2 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:48 pm and 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-2 (cont’d) The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:57 pm.
Conversation No. 822-3 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:48 pm and 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President’s schedule
Conversation No. 822-4 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:48 pm and 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Dwight L. Chapin and Ronald H. Walker -Gift for Chapin -Ashtray -Chapin’s retention -National Park Service [NPS] -White House -Park police -1972 campaign Bull left at an unknown time before 2:57 pm.
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 822-5 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 2:57 pm – 3:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald H. Walker and Dwight L. Chapin. Stephen B. Bull and White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings [Photograph session] -Confirmation National Park Service [NPS] -Pork barrel programs -Property -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Coco Lobo -Administration officials -Members of Congress -Cuts -General public -Members of Congress -John P. Saylor -Alan Bible -George Hartzog -General public -Members of Congress -Special privileges -Review -General public -Congressional relations -Lowell P. Weicker, Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Private use -Special privileges -Compared to Defense Department -General public -Public relations [PR] -Parks program
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-5 (cont’d) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox, Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Dedications -Claudia A. (Taylor) (“Lady Bird”) Johnson -Beautification project -Press relations -Hartzog -Lyndon B. Johnson -Morris K. Udall -John F. Kennedy -Departure -Law firm -Washington, DC -Press relations -Publications -State conservation and park organizations -Walker’s visit to NPS -Hartzog -Absence of the President’s portrait -Nathaniel P. Reed -Reed -Interior Department -Promotion of the administration -Kennedy -Lyndon Johnson -Cabinet -Staff -Property -Use by Congressmen -Coco Lobo -Staff -Conversion -Coco Lobo -John C. Whitaker -Rebozo -Preservation -Staff -Boy Scouts of America -Personnel -Promotions -Young people
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-5 (cont’d) -Loyalists -Congressional relations -Hartzog -Law firm 1972 campaign -Advance work -Surrogates -Ontario, California [November 4, 1972] NPS -Property -Cuts -Staff -Privileges -General public -Compared to elite, numbers of Congressional committees -Compared to 1972 campaign -Advance work -Ontario Walker and Chapin left at 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 822-6 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 3:08 pm – 3:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Anne L. Armstrong and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Greetings [Photograph session] -Washington Redskins-Dallas Cowboys game, December 10, 1972 -Result -Injuries -Larry Brown
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Armstrong’s schedule -Ice storm in Texas
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee [RNC] Chairmanship -George H. W. Bush [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
United Nations [UN] -George H. W. Bush’s view -Value -Hijacking vote, December 12, 1972 -Africa
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Compared to Republican Party Bush -Accomplishments -Senate and House committees Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Decision to rn -Newspaper reports -Washington Post, Dallas Morning News -Daniel H. Kuykendall -Haldeman’ to follow-up on story -Gerald R. Ford Republican candidates -New Majority
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Wilson, William E. Brock, III -Senate -Bush -House of Representatives -Age -Quality -Ford -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. -Wilson Refreshments Republican candidates -Wilson -1968 election -Bush -Brown -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -Ford -Kuykendall -Tennessee -Bush -Unified organization -Research finance -Republican campaign, committees -1971 campaign finances -Robert J. (“Bob”) Dole -Work during 1972 campaign -Concentration of resources -1974 Congressional elections -State legislatures -Candidates -Armstrong -Speech at Republican Convention -Democratic Party -Public attitude -New Majority -Tom Flynn [?] -The President’s outreach -Maryland, Florida
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -1972 election -Florida, Texas -Ethnics -Divisions John B. Connally -Conversations with Armstrong and the President -Invitation to support the President -Texas Republican Party -Leader of Texas politics -Future with Democrats -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Robert S. Strauss [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Chief of Protocol -Armstrong’s conversation with Haldeman -Tobin Armstrong’s schedule -Parties -Trips -US image -Ranch -Trips -1973 -Europe -Number -Europe -[Leonid I. Brezhnev’s] trip to the US -Europe -February -Soviet Union, People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Duration -Image -Tobin Armstrong -Conversation with Dwight L. Chapin
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -State Department -Bicentennial Commission -The President’s note -Chairmanship -David J. Mahoney, Jr. -Management -Communications -Liaison to state commissions, governors, countries -Anne Armstrong’s schedule -Compared to Chief of Protocol -Tobin Armstrong -Problems -Mahoney’s schedule -Committee -Management -Politics -1972 election -Congressional relations -Democrats -James Roosevelt -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Chairmanship -Women -Appointment to high positions -Marriage -Marina von N. Whitman -[Robert Whitman] -University of Pittsburgh -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Oveta Culp Hobby -Frances Perkins -Hobby -Chief of Protocol -Ambassadorship -Symbolism -Bicentennial Commission -Co-chairmanship -Value -“Sales” ability -Television [TV]
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Women -White House staff -Cuts -Barbara H. Franklin -Recruitment -Blacks, Jews, women -Anne Armstrong’s schedule -Texas -Bicentennial Commission -Liaison -Leonard Garment -The President’s conversation with Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Liaison with former Presidents -Special consultancy -Congressional relations -Ethnic quotas -Office location -Jackson [Place] -James Biddle -Compared to Executive Office Building [EOB] -Purpose -Role -Advisor -Speaker -Liaison -Bicentennial Commission -Republican Party -Woman -Role -Compared to Garment -Special Consultant or Special Counsel -Bicentennial Commission -Other duties -Women’s groups’ criticism -Special Consultant -Possible title -Special Consultant -Importance -Anne Armstrong’s schedule -Women
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Point of view -Franklin’s office -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Personnel -Policy -Virginia H. Knauer -Consumer Affairs -Depart of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Office location -Jackson Place -Bicentennial Commission -EOB -Counselors -Cabinet -Bicentennial Commission Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:08 pm. The President’s schedule -George P. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 3:47 pm. Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Bicentennial Commission -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Concern -Francis J. (“Frank”) Sinatra -Chairmanship -Chairmanship -Garment -White House staff -Need for specific responsibilities -Charles B. (“Bud”) Wilkinson -[National Center for Voluntary Action] [NCVA] -Bryce N. Harlow’s view -Counselor to the President -NCVA -Wilkinson
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -George W. Romney -Compared to Bicentennial Commission -Bicentennial Commission -Possible failure -Richard M. Nixon era -Possible failure -Congress -States’ responsibility -Armstrong -Bicentennial Commission -Possible failure -White House staff -Possible staff -Office location -Specific responsibilities -Announcement -Bicentennial Commission -Political meetings -Bush The President’s schedule -Shultz
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Wilson candidacy -Message to Ford -The President’s support -Fundraising -House Campaign Committee -Photographs with the President -Role for women -1972 campaign -Dole -Clark MacGregor -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Lack of women on staff -Rita E. Hauser
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Pat Hutar -Volunteer [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Armstrong -White House staff -Politics -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Garment -Modern art -Nancy Hanks -Bicentennial Commission -Kennedy Center -Modern architecture and art -The President’s view -Henry A. Kissinger -Garment -1973 Inauguration -Reviewing stand -Weather -“The Movement” -Physical appearances, lives -[Robert H. Bork] -Solicitor General -Beard -Conservatism -Barry M. Goldwater -Lifestyle -The President’s views -Public opinion -Ted Cummings -Hollywood -Compared to Chief of Protocol -Image -Tobin Armstrong -The President’s travels
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-6 (cont’d) -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Anne Armstrong’s schedule -New Majority -Bicentennial Commission -Anne Armstrong’s relationship with Bush, William E. Brock, III -Women -Political meetings -Fights -Republican Party -Constance Armitage of National Federation of Republican Women -Groups’ criticism -AEC -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Shultz -Change -Cabinet -Supreme Court -Preparation -Anne Armstrong’s possible conversation with Haldeman -Possible title -Compared to Garment’s title -Office location -White House, EOB -Bicentennial Commission -Politics -Special projects -South -Recruitment -South -Democrats -Relationship with John E. Tower -Background -Texas -Southern Republicans -Harry F. Byrd, Jr. -Linwood Holton’s view Armstrong and Haldeman left at 3:47 pm.
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 822-7 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:47 pm and 3:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Meeting with Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Trip to Europe and Middle East -Oil -John D. Ehrlichman -Delay -Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 3:48 pm.
Conversation No. 822-8 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 3:48 pm – 4:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Edwin S. Cohen and Lewis A. Engman. Greetings -Shultz’s birthday Department of the Treasury -Personnel -Ages -Staff meeting -Cohen and Shultz -Support for Cohen
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-8 (cont’d) -John H. Alexander’s and Randolph Hobson Guthrie conversation with the President in New York -Cohen’s career -Teaching -Tax bar -Special interests -Respect Taxes -Wilbur H. Mills -1972 campaign -Mills -Demagoguery -Property -Private school aid -Mills -Ways and Means Committee -Constituents -Democratic Study Group -Control -Mills’s possible position as Speaker of the House -Sam M. Gibbons of Florida Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -Referral of questions -Timing -Draft report -Property taxes -Private school aid -Recommendation Four -The President’s statements -Recommendation Two -Household income -Federal income tax credit -Compared to Federal grants to states -“Circuit breaker” plans -1972 election -Governors’ and mayors’ view -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Cost
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-8 (cont’d) -Compared to Federal grants to states -Matching grants -Governors, mayors -Political considerations -Meeting with John B. Connally -Radicals -Simplification of tax code -Options -Budget -Congressional relations -Committees -Mills -Value-added tax [VAT] -Recommendations Five and Six -Proposal -1972 -Alternative A -Recommendation Four -Intrastate disparities -Recommendation Five -Recommendation Six -Shultz’s schedule -Meetings with Mills and Russell B. Long -William E. Simon -Tax policy -Trade -1972 election -Congressional relations -Democrats -Private school aid -Property taxes -Elderly -Federal-state credit -1972 election -Income floor -Northeastern poor and retired families -Cohen’s property in Denmark, Maine -Helen (Herz) Cohen -Girls’ camp -Congressional relations
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-8 (cont’d) -The President’s meeting -1972 election Tax issues -Investment tax credit -Accelerated depreciation -Revenue estimates -Asset Depreciation Range [ADR] -Companies election to take -Savings -Forthcoming meetings -Ehrlichman, Simon -Broad options -Simplification of tax code -Minimum taxes -Increase -1972 election -Individuals -Capital gains -Compared to depletion of farming, accelerated depression -Companies -Oil -Timber -Capital gains -Increase -Elderly -Schools -Necessity -Congressional relations -Senate bill -Alternative -Finance Committee White House gifts -Ash trays Cohen’s age -Retirement Milton Friedman
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-8 (cont’d) -Conversation with Shultz -Health Return of memoranda to Shultz -Approval -Mistakes The President’s schedule -Meeting with Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson Shultz, Cohen and Engman left at 4:13 pm.
Conversation No. 822-9 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:13 pm and 4:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-63]
Conversation No. 822-10 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:13 pm and 4:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with [Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson] -Interruption -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 4:15 pm.
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Conversation No. 822-11 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 4:15 pm – 4:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson. Greetings Jackson’s trip to Europe and Middle East -Speech -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Golda Meir -Meeting with Jackson -Greetings from the President -Toughness, compassion -Political intentions -Compared to Indira Gandhi -India -Jackson’s view -Relations with US -Dinner for Gandhi, November 4, 1971 -Invasion of East Pakistan -The President’s toast -Jawaharlal Nehru -Gandhi’s toast -Tone -US wealth -Ideals, morals -The President’s and Jackson’s views -Pakistan Jackson’s recent trip to Europe and Middle East -Meeting with [Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Greetings from the President -Iran
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Pro-Western orientation -Relations with India -Relations with Iraq -Soviet Union -Urban guerrillas -Soviet Union -Defense spending -Effect on Saudi Arabia -Great power role -Helicopters, concords -Saudi Arabia -Political situation -Jackson’s view -John B. Connally’s trip Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:15 pm. Refreshments -Tea Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:47 pm. Jackson’s recent trip to Europe and Middle East -Saudi Arabia -Connally’s forthcoming trip [Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia] Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Saud -Jackson’s telephone call to Connally -Business -Connally’s briefings of the President -Energy issue -Jackson’s meeting with Peter M. Flanigan -Departmental disputes -Interior Department -Commerce Department -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Defense Department [DOD] -State Department -White House staff -Cuts -Role
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d)
Sanchez entered and left at an unknown time before 4:47 pm. -White House staff -Policy -Oil, nuclear -US-Soviet Union gas deal -Jackson’s possible conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Handling -James E. Akins -Flanigan -State Department -Transportation Department -Unknown person -George P. Shultz [?]
*********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [National Security] [Duration: 3s ] [Subject: Intelligence] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ***********************************************************************
Energy -Jackson’s possible conversation with Ehrlichman -Handling -Departments, agencies Middle East -Persian Gulf -Jackson’s concern -Iraq -Soviet Union -Oil reserves -Iraq -Saudi Arabia
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Compared to the US -Population -Persian Gulf -Oil -Soviet Union -Intentions -Communism -Influence on oil supplies -Mohammed Mossadegh -Western Europe -Japan -Iran-Saudi Arabia relations -State Department -Jackson’s conversation with Connally -Shah’s view -Basis of mutual enmity -Race, ethnicity -Arabs -Kuwait -Population -Saudi Arabia -Political situation -Projected revenue -1980 -Persian Gulf -US balance of payments deficit -Israeli-Arab conflict -Resolution -Shah’s view -Saudi Arabia’s position -Algeria’s position -Syria’s position -US position -Saudi position
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-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) [Subject: Saudi Arabia, Iran] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ***********************************************************************
Middle East -Ambassadorship to Iran -Richard M. Helms -Retirement -Age -Joseph S. Farland -Intelligence background -Persian Gulf -Conversation with Jackson
*********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [National Security] [Duration: 32s ] [Subject: Middle East] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 ***********************************************************************
Middle East -Statistics on oil -Akens -Flanigan Energy -US position -Oil prices -Arab’s position -Intention not to pump -Conversations with Jackson -Shah’s view -Saudi Arabia
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -US science and technology -Research and development [R & D] -Coal -Gassification -Liquification -Oil shale -Colorado -US oil companies -Oil companies -Advertising -Geothermal -Nuclear power -Incentives to drill -Canada -Canada -Natural gas reserves -Liquefied Natural Gas [LNG] -Soviet Union -US dependence on foreign sources -Oil -1972 compared to 1980 -Natural gas -Algeria -Soviet Union Jackson’s trip to Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Czechoslovakia -Meetings with Josip Broz Tito and other heads of state -Tito -Ethnic problems -Background -Croatia -Serbs, Slovenes -Age -View of the President -Drinking -Brandy -Succession -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Doctrine -Succession
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Soviet Union Bulgarians -Compared to Soviets The President spoke with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:15 pm and 4:47 pm. [See Conversation No. 34-64] [End of telephone conversation] Eastern Europe -Trade with US -Czechoslovakia -Soviet Union -US technical assistance and exchanges -Bulgaria -Czechoslovakia -Doctors -Managerial help -Romania -Jackson’s meeting with Nicholae Ceausescu -Communism -Internal conditions -Compared to the Soviet Union -Ceausescu’s relations with US -Aid -Bulgaria -Compared to the Soviet Union -Slavs -Czechoslovakia -US technical aid -View of US science, technology and economic output -People -East-West trade -Ideology Second term reorganization -National defense and arms control
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Elliot L. Richardson -Jonathan Moore -Jackson’s position on Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government [Harvard University] -Dr. Jerome B. Weisner -Compared to William Miller -John Sherman Cooper -Jackson’s conversation with Richardson -Laurence E. (“Larry”) Lynn, Jr. -Resignation -Cambodia invasion -The President’s conversation with Richardson -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -DOD -Lynn -Cambodia -Loyalty -Position -Influences -DOD -William P. Clements, Jr. -John A. Tower -Meeting with Jackson -Richardson -Conversation with Jackson -Ivy League -SALT -Hard and soft lines -State Department -Melvin R. Laird -William P. Rogers -Intelligence -Loyalty -Managerial ability -Clements -Influences -Arms control -Arms Control and Disarmament Agency [ACDA] -Jackson’s recommendations -Jackson’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Elimination -Staff -Cuts -Budget -SALT delegation -U. Alexis Johnson -Chief negotiator -Rogers’s telephone call to Jackson -Instructions -Cambodia, the President’s May 9, 1972 decision -Loyalty -Foreign Service Officer [FSO] -The President’s conversation with Jackson -Staff -Cuts -Disloyalty -George S. McGovernites -Weisner -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -American Federation of Scientists -Lt. Gen. Edward L.Rowny -Jackson’s conversation with Haig -Europe -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s view -Jackson’s conversation with Henry A. Kissinger Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:15 pm. The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 4:47 pm. -Education -Ph.D. -Abrams -Upgrade -Air Force -Upgrade -Four stars -Haig’s view
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -Education -John Hopkins University -B.S. -Air Force Academy -B.S. -Yale University -Masters Degrees -Engineering, political science -Ph.D. -Public administration -Three star status -Age -Kenneth E. BeLieu -John C. Stennis’s and Jackson’s view -Under Secretary of the Army -Congressional relations Congressional relations -Senate -National security “loss” -Democrats -Southerners -Gordon L. Allott’s seat -Delaware -Iowa -Colorado -Maine -William D. Hathaway -Edmund S. Muskie -Margaret Chase Smith -Offset -Oklahoma -Kentucky -Walter (Dee) Huddleston -Compared to Cooper -William L. Scott -Compared to [William B. Spong, Jr.] -Georgia -North Carolina -Jesse A. Helms
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d)
The President talked with Milton Friedman between 4:47 pm and 4:48 pm. [Conversation No. 822-11B] [See Conversation No. 34-65] [End of telephone conversation] Congressional relations -Cooper -Ambassador-at-large -“Fuzzy wuzzy world” -National Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Miller -US troops in Europe -NATO -Loyalty -Georgetown influence -Influence on votes -Relationship with Jackson -Antiballistic missiles [ABM] -SALT amendment -Parity -Miller -Senate staffs -Size -Influences -Council for a Livable World -Administrative and legislative assistants -Mail, telephone calls -Lobbies -Second term -First term -Edward M. Kennedy -Tone -Timing Second term reorganization -Secretary of the Army
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-11 (cont’d) -BeLieu -Stennis’s view -Congressional relations -Democrats -Background -Politics -Bryce N. Harlow -Retirement from Army -Korean War -Loyalty -US Army Colonel -Congressional relations -DOD -Haig’s view -Robert F. Froehlke -Loyalty -Quote from the Illiad -ACDA Jackson’s schedule -Connally -Ehrlichman -ACDA -Haig -Kissinger -Relationship with the President Second term reorganization -Haig -Value -Abrams Jackson left at 4:53 pm.
Conversation No. 822-12 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:53 pm and 6:09 pm
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Request for a meeting with John D. Ehrlichman Bull and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:55 pm. Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:55 pm. The President’s schedule -Rose Mary Woods -Flowers -Elwood Robinson’s and Oliver P. Bolton’s funerals -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler -Ehrlichman -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Introductions -Charles W. Colson -Photograph session -Colson’s suggestion -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Number of guests -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Duration -Wives -The President’s trip to Texas [September 22, 1972] -Compared to greetings in reception line -Colson’s view -Reception line Ehrlichman entered at 5:00 pm. The President’s schedule -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Photograph session -The President’s trip to Texas -Telephone call to Apollo XVII astronauts
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -December 5, 1972 telephone call Bull and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:01 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Treasury Department officials -Meeting on tax policy -George P. Shultz’s suggestion -Politics -Ehrlichman’s involvement -Shultz’s understanding and “sales” ability Haldeman entered at 5:01 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting on tax policy -Politics -Ehrlichman’s involvement -Private school aid -Shultz -Title -Assistant to the President -Knowledge -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Andrews Air Force Base -Richmond -Meeting with [Wilbur D. Mills and Russell B. Long] -Tax program Second term reorganization -The President’s conversation with Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Elliot L. Richardson -Jonathan Moore and Laurence E. (“Larry”) Lynn, Jr. -Dr. Jerome B. Weisner-Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] “Cabal” -National security -Jackson’s conversation with Richardson -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Lobbying of Jackson -Henry A. Kissinger
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Natural resources -Earl L. Butz’s knowledge -Farm issues -Rogers C. B. Morton’s knowledge -John C. Whitaker -Richard M. Fairbanks, III -Whitaker -Ehrlichman’s staff -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Richard G. Kleindienst’s request for a meeting with the President -Note -Rose Mary Woods -Ehrlichman -William P. Rogers -White House staff -Compared to Sherman Adams -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Relationship with the President -Opposition -John N. Mitchell -Ehrlichman’s conversation with Kleindienst -Joseph T. Sneed announcement -Senate confirmation -Mitchell -Conversation with Kleindienst -List of names -Kleindienst’s request for a meeting with the President -Confirmation -Ehrlichman’s view -Watergate coverup -Gray’s actions -John W. Dean, III -Connecticut visits -White House involvement -Protection of Mitchell -Telephone call to the President -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Need for change The President’s schedule
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -“End –runs” -Woods -Shultz -Tax policy -Politics -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Peter M. Flanigan -Haldeman’s role -Woods’s role -Staff meetings -Absence -Reinstitution -Tax policy -Shultz -The President’s meeting with Shultz -Purpose -Edwin S. Cohen -Shultz’s conversation with Haldeman -Tax policy -Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -Tax policy -Options -Lewis A. Engman -Note taking Second term reorganization -Engman -Federal Trade Commission -Consumer background The President’ schedule -Staff meetings -Cabinet Second term reorganization -First term -Second term -Defense Department [DOD] -Richardson
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Moore -Transition role -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak article -Jackson -Lynn -Moore -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Conversation with Haldeman The President’s schedule -Access to the President -Kleindienst -Woods -Rogers -Secretary -Kissinger Second term reorganization -White House relationship with Cabinet -Tone -Press relations -Congressional relations -Hubert H. Humphrey -Appropriations -Cabinet meetings -Press relations -Recent article -Changes -Establishment of Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Pace -Press relations -Congressional relations -Public relations [PR] -Cabinet -Butz -Plan -Congressional relations -Announcement -Butz
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Timing -Confirmation -Butz -Congressional relations -Leadership meeting -Republicans -Carl B. Albert, Michael J. Mansfield -Cabinet -Natural Resources -Butz -Testimony -Chet Holifield -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Plan -Timing -The President’s schedule -Post-December 19, 1972 -Congressional reconvention -January 3, 1972 -Holifield -Los Angeles -Gerald R. Ford -Aspen, Colorado -Vale, Colorado
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -House Campaign Committee -George H. W. Bush -Announcement of candidacy Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:01 pm and 6:09 pm. The President and Ehrlichman continued their conversation simultaneously. [Conversation No. 822-12A] Wilson
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Announcement of candidacy -Press reports Linwood Holton -Republican National Committee [RNC] Chairmanship -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Reaction to Bush appointment [End of telephone conversation] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President’s schedule -Meeting with governors -Republicans -Democrats -Executive committees -Group size -White House staff -Republicans -Group size -Frequency -Republicans -Holton’s suggestion -Quarterly meetings -Meeting in State Dining Room, December 3, 1969 -Frequency of conferences -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Ronald W. Reagan -Holton -George H. W. Bush -Meeting with Ehrlichman and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Meetings with mayors -John V. Lindsay -Meetings with county commissioners -Ehrlichman’s and Cole’s meeting with Holton Second term reorganization
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Anne L. Armstrong -Bicentennial Commission -Jackson [Place] -White House staff -Assets -Toughness -Possible title -Special Assistant to the President -Leonard Garment -Special Consultant to the President -Assistants to the President -Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Assistant to the President -Tokenism -Meetings -[Virginia H. Knauer] of Consumer Affairs -Political duties -Bush -South -Harry S. Dent -Armstrong’s conversation with Haldeman -Haldeman -The President’s schedule -Rogers
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Bush -William E. Brock, III -Wilson -House Campaign Committee -Future relations -Campaign fundraising -Gerald R. Ford -Incumbents -Consolidated offices -Research
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Public relations [PR] -Television [TV] -Brock plan -Coordination -Wilson -Possible candidacy -House Campaign Committee chairmanship -Dent -Washington Post report -Efforts to defeat -Ford -Jack F. Kemp -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Possible title -“Symmetry” -Special Assistant to the President -Compared to Assistant to the President -Flanigan -Assistant to the President -Peter G. Peterson -First term -Office location -Office location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -The President’s office -Charles B. (“Bud”) Wilkinson -Value -Public appearance -Political qualities -Compared to Robert J. Dole -Press relations -Leaks -Knauer
-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Possible duties -Consumer affairs -Knauer -White House Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:01 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with [Gen. Walter R. Tkach and Dr. W. Kenneth Riland] Bull left at an unknown time before 6:09 pm. Second term reorganization -Knauer -Consumer affairs -Armstrong -Possible duties -Arts, humanities, consumerism -Arts -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Armstrong’s conversation with Haldeman -Women’s jobs -Men’s jobs -Bicentennial Commission -Bicentennial -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Armstrong -Francis J. (“Frank”) Sinatra -Armstrong -Purpose -Richard M. Nixon era -Arts and humanities -“Fairies” -White House -Scheduling -Garment -Innovation -Price -Innovation
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -House philosopher role -Armstrong -Possible title -PR -Assistant to the President -Flanigan -“Metaphysics” -Bicentennial Commission -Meetings -Staff, scheduling, legislative leaders, politics -Women -PR -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Dwight L. Chapin -Loyalty -Politics -Dole -1972 campaign -Congress -The President’s efforts -Fred Schwengel -Compared to Barry M. Goldwater [in 1964] -Holton Congressional relations -1972 campaign -Republican candidates -Quality -Responsibility -Wilson -Peter M. Dominick -William L. Scott of Virginia -Holton -Jesse M. Helms of North Carolina -Peter V. Domenici -Goldwater -Agnew -Scott -Holton’s view -Stets Coleman
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Coleman -George A. Smathers -Florida Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Tobin Armstrong -Conversation with Haldeman -Need for decision -Women -Timing -The President’s schedule -International affairs -Announcements -Assistant Secretaries -Tokenism The President’s schedule -Blacks -Possible “summit” meeting -Statement -Texas -Lyndon B. Johnson Library -Garment -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Previous meeting -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. -Leaders -Congressional Black Caucus -Roy Wilkins, Jordan -Congressional Black Caucus -1972 election -1969 -Frederick B. Dent -Jordan -Press relations -Possible telephone call to Ehrlichman -Jewell S. Lafontant -Supreme Court position -Thurgood Marshall
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Jordan -Public statements -Speeches -Telephone calls to Ehrlichman -Women -Barbara Franklin -Patricia R. Hitt -Armstrong’s view -Cabinet positions -Cabinet -Transportation Department -Armstrong -Compared to Claude S. Brinegar -Symbolism -Brinegar -Cabinet -South -Dent -Brinegar -Purported Catholicism -Performance -Withdrawal -John V. Tunney -Armstrong -Hitt -Armstrong -Toughness -Television [TV] appearances -Texas -Background -Louisiana -Cajun ethnicity -Robert J. Brown -Peter J. Brennan -Dent -Brinegar -William E. Simon -Haldeman’s view -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Salomon Brothers
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -House -New Jersey -View -Brinegar -Meeting with the President -The President’s view -Meeting with Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Krogh’s opinion -Background -Personal appearance -Compared to Richard C. Van Dusen -Armstrong -Secretary of Transportation -Krogh -Tokenism -Women -Tokenism -Oveta Culp Hobby -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] Secretary -Departure -Frances Perkins -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Hobby -Roy L. Ash -Armstrong -Managerial view -Compared to Ash’s view -Women -Announcement -Tokenism -Need for portfolio -Brown -Garment -Wilkinson -Robert F. Ellsworth -Bryce N. Harlow -Counselor to the President -Arthur F. Burns -Moynihan -Ambassadorship to India
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -William F. (“Billy”) Graham’s view -Management -Brinegar -Reputed Catholicism -Personality -Frederic V. Malek -Conversations with Ehrlichman -John A. Volpe -1972 campaign -Political ability -Krogh -Confirmation -Possible fight -Compared to Walter J. Hickel -Confirmations -Hickel -Compared to Brinegar -Meetings with Whitaker and Ehrlichman -Sheraton Park Hotel -Effect -Beliefs, portfolio, outlook -Brinegar -Effect -Issues -Women -Assistant Secretaries -Commission chairmanships -Dean Burch -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Shultz’s view -James D. Hodgson -European Economic Community [EEC] -AEC -David -Conditions -Value -Office of Science and Technology [OST] -Dixy Lee Ray -Dr. James R. Schlesinger’s view
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) -Background -Tacoma, Washington -Women -Tokenism -Armstrong -Armstrong -Chief of Protocol -Assets -Politics -South, ex-Democrat -Bicentennial Commission -Scheduling -Justice Department -Civil Rights Division -J. Stanley Pottinger -Move from HEW -Loyalty -HEW -Age -American Bar Association [ABA] -Loyalty -Responsiveness to Ehrlichman The President’s schedule -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Photograph session -Charles W. Colson -The President’s trip to ranch in Texas -Wives
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Wilson -House Campaign Committee candidacy -Displeasure -Daniel Kuykendall -Ford
-48NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-12 (cont’d) [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President’s schedule -Meeting with Jackson -Energy -Ehrlichman -Deregulation -Congressional relations -Ehrlichman’s responsibility -Watergate -Hearings -Edward M. Kennedy’s speech -Edmund S. Muskie Watergate -Hearings -Jackson -Status -Jackson -Politics -Jackson’s possible action -Trial -[E. Howard Hunt, Jr.] -Possible separation of case -Motion filing -Timing -Death of Dorothy Hunt Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Politics -Qualities -Relationship with Rose Mary Woods -Hitt -Office location -Desk The President, Haldeman, and Ehrlichman left at 6:09 pm.
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 822-16 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:09 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Residence The unknown agents left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
Conversation No. 822-13 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:09 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with an unknown person. Greetings The President’s location The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
Conversation No. 822-14 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:09 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 822-14 (cont’d) Stephen B. Bull met with an unknown person. Bull’s schedule -[Residence] [This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.]