826

Date: 
Dec 19, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 826-1 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:59 am and 9:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee [RNC] -Maurice H. Stans -Meeting with the President -Report -Trade mission -John W. Rollins -Thomas W. Evans -Finance chairman -Rollins -Robert J. Dole -John N. Mitchell -Haldeman’s role [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Office locations -The President’s conversation with Anne L. Armstrong -Executive Office Building [EOB] -The President’s work habits -Oval Office -Formal purposes -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-1 (cont’d) -Roy L. Ash -George P. Shultz -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Weinberger -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -White House -Armstrong -White House -Compared to EOB -Crowding -Lyndon B. Johnson -Armstrong -Peter M. Flanigan -EOB -Armstrong -White House -Shultz’s assistants -Shultz -EOB -Counsellors -Armstrong -Office size -Meetings -Plan -Supporting staffs -Conference room -Conference room -EOB -Roosevelt Room -Cabinet Room -Aides, secretaries Stephen B. Bull entered at 9:20 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Rose Mary Woods’s schedule -Checks -The President’s conversation with Marjorie P. Acker
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-1 (cont’d) -Meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower Bull left at 9:21 am. Second term reorganization -Office locations -Armstrong -Conversation with the President -Armstrong’s conversation with Haldeman -Compared to other Counsellors -EOB -Finch, Rumsfeld -Arthur F. Burns -EOB Bull entered at 9:24 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower Bull left at 9:25 am. Second term reorganization -Office location -Armstrong -White House Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 9:25 am. Second term reorganization -Butterfield -[Federal Aviation Administration] [FAA] -Announcement Butterfield left and Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:25 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Bull and Haldeman left at 9:35 am.
Conversation No. 826-2 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 9:35 am - 9:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 47s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:35 am. Music Boxes -Marjorie P. Acker -Rose Mary Woods -Tricia Nixon Cox -Collections Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:45 am. [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Press relations -Washington Post
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-2 (cont’d) -Coverage of White House -Article about Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s diplomatic children’s party -Press pool -Tone -Dorothy McCardle [?] -Elinor I. (Judefind) Agnew -Ronald L. Ziegler -Access to White House -Kansas City Star, Nashville Banner, San Antonio Light -Tree presentations -Mrs. Agnew -The President’s comments at Cabinet dinner -Mrs. Agnew’s conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Mrs. Nixon -Television [TV] -1972 campaign -Interview program in Chicago -Re-run in New York -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s conversation with Ned Sullivan -Re-runs -Marjorie Byers -Virginia Sherwood -Mrs. Nixon Manolo Sanchez and Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:35 am. Music box The President’s schedule -Meeting with Ziegler Sanchez and Bull left at an unknown time before 9:53 am. Second term reorganization -The President’s note
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-2 (cont’d) Press relations -Washington Post -McCardle -Libel -Access to White House White House social affairs -Camp David Dinner party -Alice Roosevelt Longworth’s conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Timing -Henry A. Kissinger -1973 Inauguration -Invitation -Platform -Reaction -Mamie G. D. Eisenhower -Mrs. Nixon Longworth -Personality -Gossip -Health Ziegler entered at 9:45 am. Second term reorganization -Byers -Conversation with Ziegler -Schedule -London -Return, January 1973 -Conversation with Ziegler -Mrs. Nixon -Muriel F. (Buck) Humphrey -Ziegler’s conversation with Byers -Byers’s view of administration -Mrs. Nixon -Sherwood
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-2 (cont’d) -Possible support for the President -Press relations -TV compared to press -Importance -Byers -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s conversation with Ziegler -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Trip to Greece -Return Press relations -Seminars -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Methods -Schedule The President’s schedule -Invitations -Criteria -Nation compared to Washington, DC -Walter E. Washington -Frequency of meetings -Blacks -Boy Scouts -Pennsylvania, Ohio -Parties on White House lawn -Boat rides -Dinners -Dinners -Value -Frequency -Duration Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Trip to Greece Byers [?]
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-2 (cont’d) Ziegler left at 9:49 am. Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Trip to Greece -Parties -Christmas The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Movies -Paul Fisher Second term reorganization -Activities -First term -Telephone calls -Meetings -Mrs. Nixon -Presidency -Purpose -Doing good things -Telephone calls -J[ean] Paul Getty -Milton Friedman -Open heart surgery -Value -Staffs Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s and Tricia Nixon Cox’s schedules The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -White House -Mrs. Nixon -Robert H. Abplanalp -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Possible telephone call from Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-2 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s schedule -Mrs. Nixon -California -The President’s speech -Helene Drown Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Cards -Dictaphone -Trip to Greece [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at 9:53 am.
Conversation No. 826-12 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:53 am and 11:27 am Location: Oval Office H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with an unknown person. Lawrence M. Higby [?] -Location -Responsibility
Conversation No. 826-3 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:53 am and 11:27 am
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Manolo Sanchez. Trip to Florida Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Trip to Greece -Timing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:53 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Maurice H. Stans Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:10 am. Second term reorganization -Dwight L. Chapin -Retention -Announcement -News Summary -Herbert G. Klein -Robert H. Finch -Walter H. Annenberg School of Journalism -University of Southern California [USC] -Finch’s effort -Possible salary -Richard M. Nixon Library -Cabin and Sub-Cabinet -Camp David meeting -Managers -Frederick B. Dent -Support -Role -Under Secretaries -Managers -Intelligence -Personality
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -John C. Whitaker -Dent -Commerce Department -[Donald Marron] -Compared to [Robert W. Fri] of Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -William E. Simon -James T. Lynn -Attorney General -Richard G. Kleindienst -Deputy -Joseph T. Sneed -Earl L. Butz -Transportation Department -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Frank C. Carlucci -Commerce Department -Marron -Compared to Pride -Haldeman’s and John D. Ehrlichman’s views -Advancemen -Michael J. Farrell -Compared to John S. Davies -Stephen B. Bull -Compared to Alexander P. Butterfield -Duties related to the President and people -[Gerald Whitburn] [?] -Bruce A. Kehrli -Lawrence M. Higby -Terence O’Donnell -Commerce Department -Dent -Marron -Age -Fri -Age -Whitaker
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Interior Department -Rogers C. B. Morton -Robert J. Hitt -National Park Service [NPS] -Ronald H. Walker -George Hartzog -Walker -Ehrlichman -Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] -Butterfield -Qualifications -Compared to [John H. Shaffer] -Appointment -Performance -Loyalty -Departure -Appointees -Departures -First term -Cabinet -Promotions -1972 campaign -Surrogates -Politicians -John A. Volpe -Richard B. Ogilvie Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Press relations -News summary -Harry Reasoner -Criticism -Kissinger -Ronald L. Ziegler -“Peace is at hand” statement -North Vietnam
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Fact compared to observation -Politics Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:10 am. Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -First wave -Lack of losses -Timing -Air Force -B-52s -Negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu -Meeting with Haig -The President’s letter -Effect -Tone -Haig’s refusal to meet with South Vietnam National Security Council as to negotiate -The President’s letter -Presentation -Possible cooperation -Congressional relations -Kissinger’s meeting with Jacob K. Javits -Javits’s opposition to the President -1972 election -Senate -House of Representatives -January 1973 -Possible legislation -Timing -Three and six months -House of Representatives -Senate -F. Edward Hebert’s statement -US mining and bombing north of 20th Parallel Vietnam negotiations
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Charles W. Colson -Washington Post editorial -Settlement agreement -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Colson -National League of Families -Colson -Haig -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Kissinger -North Vietnam’s press conference -Paris -POWs -Haig -Scowcroft -National League of Families -Leadership -Kissinger -Haig’s possible telephone call to president [Phyllis Galanti] -Compared to meeting with the President -Christmas -North Vietnamese demands -Kissinger’s and Ziegler’s briefings -News summary -Possible denial -Effect -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Effect -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Public relations [PR] -Breakdown in talks -Disappointment -Press relations -Television [TV] news -Continuation -Press relations -Pundits -Effect -Thieu
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -North Vietnam -Purpose -Press relations -Pundits -Reasoner -Criticism -1972 campaign -Reasoner -End of war -[1969] -Cambodia -US-Soviet Union summit -US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] summit -Motives -Interest in US defeat -1972 election -Liberals -Georgetown, New York, universities -Contact with administration -Telephone calls -The President’s trip to the PRC -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -North Vietnam’s press conference -Propaganda -Breakdown in talks -Timing -Technical talks -Agenda -Resumption of talks -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Kissinger -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Cessation -Resumption of talks -Kissinger -Record -Credibility -North Vietnam’s [October] 26, 1972 statement
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -New York Times, Washington Post -Settlement agreement -US statements -Settlement agreement -Release -Patrick J. Buchanan -Op-ed article Haldeman left at an unknown time before 10:26 am. Press relations -1972 election -Kissinger’s view -White House social affairs -Receptions for 1972 election supporters -Midwestern colleges -Age of Andrew Jackson Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 10:10 am. Press relations -White House social events -Symbolism -Press pool -Washington Post -Ziegler -Kansas City Star -Circulation -Washington Post -Photographs -Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead’s speech -Balanced programming -Local broadcast -Criticism of administration -Influence on content programming -Local TV station managers -Networks -Charles Crutchfield
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam’s press conference -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Airplane Losses -Publicity -Timing -The President’s conversation with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -TV news -B-52s -F-111s -PR -F-104s -B-52s -Crews -Capture -Effect -North Vietnam Kissinger left at 10:26 am. Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” statement -Credibility -Alice Roosevelt Longworth’s view -Franklin D. Roosevelt’s statement -Peace -Ziegler’s statement -“Peace is at hand” The President’s schedule -Meeting with Maurice H. Stans -Timing -Kissinger Vietnam negotiations -Press relations -Peace -Kissinger’s relationship with the President
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -News summary -Thieu -Second term -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -PR -The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Delay -Meeting with White House staff -Ziegler -Colson -Klein -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Capabilities -Haldeman’s view -Ziegler -Robert J. Dole -Congressional relations -Cut off of US funds
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican National Committee [RNC] -Human Events article -George H. W. Bush -Dole -Haldeman’s opinion -Departure -Support [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President’s schedule -Stans -Meeting with White House staff
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Timing -Ziegler -Colson -Haldeman -Kissinger Stans entered at 10:33 am. Greetings -White House -Carpet cleaning Stans’s schedule -Shoreham Hotel -The President’s schedule -Trip to Camp David -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Christmas decorations -Curry [?] [first name unknown] -Trip to Florida -Timing -Stans’s schedule -Shoreham Hotel -Camp David -Invitation to Stans and Kathleen (Carmody) Stans -[Gen. Walter R. Tkach] -Dogwood, Birch, Aspen lodges -Sauna -Kathleen Stans -Gen. Tkach -Children -Timing -Duration -Cabinet -The President’s schedule -Children
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-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s foot 1972 election -Fundraising -Use of funds -Difficulties -The President’s victory -Statistics [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Watergate -Effect on 1972 campaign -Fundraising -Maurice Stans’s efforts -The President’s supporters -New York -The President’s conversation with Donald McI Kendall -Morality -John N. Mitchell -The President’s critics -1972 campaign -Violence -Burning buildings, broken windows -Disruption -Republican National Convention -Meetings -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox, Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Unknown person’s letter to the President -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Lack of response -Donald H. Segretti -Maurice Stans’s reputation -Resolution
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Timing -Mitchell -1972 election
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Attacks on Stans -Criminal accusations -Frank E. (“Ted”) Moss -Sabotage of fundraising -Edmund S. Muskie -Segretti -Efforts -Contributors -Amount of funds -Vote in Virginia -“Bircher” -Surplus funds -Uses -Lawsuits -Decisions about use -Timing -Options -Accident -POWs -Private airplane -Separate fund -Legality -Conditions -Republican Congressional campaign committees -Intentions for funds -Public statement -Uses -Litigation -Private purposes Republican Party
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Surplus funds -National Command Post Campaign -Senate Committee -House Campaign Committee -Boosters -Campaigning spending -Peter H. Dominick -Memorandum -National Finance Committee’s contributions -Contributions to candidates -William M. (“Red”) Blount, John G. Tower, Henry Hibbard, John H. Chafee, William L. Scott, Pete V. Domenici, S. Fletcher Thompson, Jesse A. Helms, Margaret Chase Smith -Jack Miller, Gordon L. Allott, J. Caleb Boggs -Dominick -Leaks to the press -Rowland Evans, Robert D. Novak -Coverage -Jack Miller -Number of contributions -Recognition -New contributors -Invitations -Form letter -Dinners for contributors -W. Clement Stone -John W. Mulcahy -Richard M. Scaife [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Location -Camp David -Class One -White House -Class Two -Finance Committee -Anderson House
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -The President’s schedule -White House -Receptions for 1972 election supporters -Wives of contributors -Number of guests -Location -Camp David -Compared to White House -Transportation -Number of guests -“Million dollar club” -John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy -W. Clement Stone -Richard M. Scaife -Richard M. Nixon Foundation -Number of guests -Recognition of campaign workers -Number of guests -Number of dinners -Recognition of contributors -Formula -Lists by brackets -Maurice Stans -Commerce Department -Appointments -Commissions, committees -Foreign trips -Maurice Stans’s conversations with Haldeman -Maurice Stans’s letter -Brackets -Trips -William V. S. TUbman’s funeral -Use of White House -Rose Mary Woods -Social affairs -Appointments -Commissions, committees -Trips -Liberia
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Henry A. Kissinger’s office -State Department -Funerals -Frank B. Rackley -Health -Administration -William L. Codus -Frank Borman -Escorts for foreign guests -Certificates -Ambassadors -Social affairs -1973 Inauguration -The President’s schedule
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -List of noncontributors -Washington Post -Thomas Spencer Shore -Ohio Republican Finance Chairman -Problems -Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr. -Ambassadorial hopes -Contribution -Herbert G. Brownell -Former RNC chairman -Daniel K. Ludwig [?] -Interior Department -Haldeman -Jack Eckard -Florida businessman -Daniel J. Evans, Governor of Washington -Interference -Arch A. Moore, Jr., Governor of West Virginia -Interference -Francis W. Sargent, Governor of Massachusetts
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Fundraising commitment -Failure -Phil [surname unintelligible] -Johnson and Johnson -Lamar Hunt -Kansas City -William Fisher -Ohio -Al Pinkerson -Colorado -Warren P. Knowles, Governor of Wisconsin -Crossby Kemper [?] -Missouri -George H. Love -Chrysler Corporation -Consolidated Coal -Daniel Lufkin -Louis Marx [?] -Bob Mantolo [?] -California -Chain stores -J. Irwin Miller -Bill Miller -Tectron [?] -William S. Paley -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Lester Ruwe -L. Nicholas Ruwe -Chief of Protocol -Norton Simon -Walter N. Thayer -John H. (“Jock”) Whitney -White House dinner -Ambassador to Great Britain -Bob Eli [?] -Schlitz beer [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Xerox Corporation -Use of machines -Federal government
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Whitney -Contributions -Peter M. Flanigan -Amount -Edward R. G. Heath, Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home -New York dinner -Whitney de Roulet -Joan Payson -Disaffection -Response to letter -Appointment -Thayer -White House staff’s responsibility -Flanigan -John B. Connally -Eisenhower College Financing -Jacob K. Javits -Rose Mary Woods -Eisenhower silver dollars -Report from Haldeman -New contributors -List -Colson -Labor -John A. Volpe -Herbert W. Kalmbach Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time before 11: 27 am. [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d)
Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. The President's schedule -Meeting with William D. Ruckelshaus Bull left at an unknown time before 11:27 am.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Contributors -Meetings with the President -Stans’s role -Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. -Robert B. Pamplin -Georgia Pacific -John E. Ullmann -Max M. Fisher -Taft Schreiber -Industry group contributors -National Association of Real Estate Boards [NAREB] -National Association of Home Builders of the United States [NAHB] -Carpet industry -Cable television association -Trucking industry -Cable television association -Football blackouts -Trucking industry -Ruhan [first name unknown] -Iowa -Lobbying -Meetings with the President -Howard Hughes -Telephone call from the President -Birthday -Location
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Nicaragua -Republican National Finance Committee -New chairman -Jerry Novaine -Pat Wilson -Tennessee -William E. Brock, III -John W. Rollins -Schedule -Kalmbach -J. William Middledorft -Ambassadorial post -The Netherlands -Treasurer, National Committee -Bush -John N. Mitchell -Meeting with Stans -Dole -List of contributors -Requests -Robert H. Finch -California -Republican National Finance Committee -Use -Problems -Future commitments -1974 election -Carl Litner [?] -Cincinnati -New candidates -New Majority -Patronage -List -Roy Carbon -Jamaica -Iowa -Van Dycke Corporation [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d)
1972 campaign -Possible appointments for contributors -Ambassadorships, Consuls General -Number -State Department efforts -1971 -Commercial officers -Sao Paolo -Melbourne -Toronto -Hamburg
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Republican dinner, March 28, 1973 -Location -Congress -Republican National Finance Committee -Sponsorship -Possible attendance by the President -1972 dinner -Spiro T. Agnew -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -House campaign committee -Departure -House of Representatives candidates -Quality -Fundraising -Opposition -Gerald R. Ford -Daniel H. Kuykendall -Candidates -Reorganization plan -Bush -The President’s terms -Candidates
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -The President’s efforts -Compared to Democrats -Quality [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Joseph R. Biden -News summary -Identity -Senators-elect from Delaware -Deaths of wife [Neilia (Hunter) Biden] and child [Amy Biden] 1972 campaign -Possible appointments for contributors -Stone -Meeting with the President -Ambassadorship to Great Britain -Secretary of State -Effect -Walter H. Annenberg -Ambassadorship to France -Conversation with the President -Ambassadorship to Great Britain -Annenberg -David E. Bradshaw
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1972 campaign
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Possible appointments for contributors -Stone -Ambassadorships -Portugal, Belgium -Great Britain -London -Stone’s conversation with Maurice Stans -Timing -The President’s meeting with Stone -Annenberg -Retention -Departure Congressional relations -Dwight D. Eisenhower College -Walter N. Thayer letter to the President -Treasury Department legislation -John B. Connally -Thayer -Charls E. Walker -Ehrlichman’s letter to Thayer -Thayer’s letter to the President -Meeting with Walker -Thayer’s telephone call to Ehrlichman -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Ehrlichman’s office -Peter M. Flanigan’s meeting with Thayer -Bill introducing -Timing -Connally’s schedule -Jacob K. Javits -Treasury Department -Paul H. O’Neill’s memorandum -Grants -Ehrlichman’s memorandum to Connally -Thayer’s proposal -Connally’s reply to Ehrlichman -Treasury Department -Connally’s conversation with Thayer
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) -Bill -Bill introduction -Timing -Senate [S. 2987], House of Representatives [HR 12199] -Thayer’s letter to Flanigan -Hearings -Thayer’s view -Compared to Eisenhower Hospital Center -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope’s view -Maurice Stans or Flanigan’s possible conversation with Thayer -The President’s schedule -Files for Maurice Stans -Copy -Thayer -Motives
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Contributors -Whitney -Attendance at dinner -Ambassadorship -Refund -Stans’s performance -Thayer [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Watergate -Effect -Maurice Stans’s alleged involvement Maurice Stans’s schedule -Camp David
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-3 (cont’d) The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida Kissinger [?] Haldeman and Maurice Stans left at 11:27 am.
Conversation No. 826-4 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 11:27 am - 11:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with William D. Ruckelshaus and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Budget -Surplus [Photograph session] [Environmental Protection Agency] [EPA] -Ruckelshaus’s job -Problems -“Hawks” -“Doves” Environment -Credibility of administration -Ruckelshaus’s credibility -Birds -People
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-4 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Ruckelshaus’s plans -Senate candidacy in Indiana -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -1974 election -Popularity -Controversy -Judgeships -Polls -Vance Hartke -Compared to Bayh -Party divisions -Ruckelshaus’ decisions -Timing -Mayor of Indianapolis -Richard G. Lugar -Governor -Conflict -1975 Presidential election -John B. Connally -Party change -1976 Presidential nomination -Spiro T. Agnew -Southerners -Justice Department -Age -Indiana Governor -Otis Brown -Speaker of Indiana House -Edgar D. Whitcomb -Indiana -Support for the President -Midwest -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Ohio -Senate candidacy -Bayh -Hartke
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-4 (cont’d) -Personality -Health [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Ruckelshaus -Attorney General, judge -Law enforcement -Judiciary -Cabinet -Water -Withholding of funds -Controversy -Background -General Counsel, Attorney General’s office, Indiana -Indiana House of Representatives -Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division -Law enforcement -Administrative ability -Lawyers -Deputy Administrator [Robert W. Fri] -Work with people -EPA -Establishment -Turf fighting -Credibility -Air and water pollution -Louis P. Harris poll -Timing -Background -Harvard University Law School -Princeton University -Indianapolis -Ivy League -Grandfather -Republican state chairman, 1900
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-4 (cont’d) Ivy League -Charles W. Colson -Brown University -Opposition to the President’s decisions -Cambodia, May 8, 1972; summits -Presidents -Little Three -Amherst College, Trinity College, Williams College -Polls -Faculties -Students -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Henry A. Kissinger -Quality -Civilization -Possible course -Harvard University, Princeton University -University of California -Stanford University The President’s philosophy of civilization -Leader class -Decline of society -Britain, France, Roman Empire -US -Non-Communist nations -West Germany, Japan -Konrad Adenauer -US -Opposition to the President -Universities, networks -Compared to national editors -Opinionmakers -Georgetown -1972 campaign -The President’s conversation with Alice Roosevelt Longworth -George S. McGovern
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-4 (cont’d) -Permissiveness, US withdrawal from Vietnam, welfare -“Libs” -Conservatives -1964 campaign -Reactionary right -Barry M. Goldwater -Tennessee Valley Authority [TVA] -Marquis Childs -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -1972 election -Results -Press relations -Television -Intellectuals -Environmental issues -Air and water pollution -Racial issues -1960s -Mississippi -Universities -Football -Stanford, University of Southern California [USC] -Vietnam War -Environmental issues -Earth Day -1971 -Zero population growth -Articles -Timing -Ruckelshaus’s position -Intelligence -Lack of character, courage -Economy -Congressional relations -Budget ceiling -Editorials in New York Times, Washington Post -Withholding of funds
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-4 (cont’d) -Water -Ruckelshaus’s meeting Ruckelshaus -Retention -Politics -Future -Primary Donald H. Rumsefeld -Politics -Conversation with the President -Senate -Hamlet -Polls -Adlai E. Stevenson, III -Adlai E. Stevenson, II -The President’s view -Risks Robert H. Finch -Politics -Senate -Alan Cranston -Toughness Politics -Risks The President’s appreciation -Budget -Cole Ruckelshaus left at 11:51 am.
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 826-5 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 11:51 am - 11:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Richard C. Van Dusen -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -White House gifts -Ashtray -Cuff links White House gifts Bull left at 11:52 am.
Conversation No. 826-6 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 11:52 am - 12:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Richard C. Van Dusen and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Van Dusen’s job [Photograph session] Van Dusen’s plans -Detroit law firm, Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-6 (cont’d) -Age Van Dusen’s job -HUD -George W. Romney -Departure -Timing -Promotion of Van Dusen -Change of mind
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Van Dusen -Law practice -Lark M. Clifford -Dean G. Acheson -Access to White House -Cole -John D. Ehrlichman
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-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-6 (cont’d) -Senate -Age -Stamina [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Van Dusen -Judgeship -Court of appeals -Supreme Court -Circuit Court -Isolation -Timing -Ehrlichman -Stephen J. Roth -Trial judge -Robert P. Griffin -Senate -Charles E. Hughes -Kenneth B. Keating HUD -Difficulties -Blacks -Model Cities Program -Van Dusen’s performance -Budget -The President’s appreciation Van Dusen -Politics Second term reorganization -Van Dusen -Judgeship -The President’s conversations with Ehrlichman
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-6 (cont’d) -Age -Retirements -Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip -Senior lawyers Law -Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip -Size -Partners, lawyers -Van Dusen’s future -Heads of firm -New York -Moneymaking White House gifts -Ashtray -Presidential signature -Raise, judgeship HUD -Van Dusen’s experience
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The President’s appreciation
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-6 (cont’d) White House social affairs -Cabinet dinner -Under Secretaries -Van Dusen -Barbara (Congdon) Van Dusen -Fred Waring -Age -The President’s conversation with Alice Roosevelt Longworth Van Dusen and Cole left at 12:05 pm.
Conversation No. 826-7 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 12:07 pm - 12:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Physical examination -Departure for Bethesda Naval Hospital -Timing -Preparation -Food -Timing -Joseph R. Biden of Delaware The President talked with the White House operator between 12:07 pm and 12:08 pm. [Conversation No. 826-7A] [See Conversation No. 34-130] [End of telephone conversation]
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-7 (cont’d) The President’s schedule -Physical examination -Departure for Bethesda Naval Hospital -Timing Bull left at 12:08 pm.
Conversation No. 826-8 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: 12:08 pm - 2:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 12:08 pm. Second term reorganization -William D. Ruckelshaus -Abilities -Honesty, competence, toughness, administrative ability -Loyalty -Politics -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Qualifications -Education, administrative ability, age -Relationship with White House -Politics -J. Edgar Hoover -Politics Donald H. Rumsfeld -Politics Robert H. Finch -Politics -Primary
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) Politics -Security Second term reorganization -FBI -Ruckelshaus -Law enforcement -Politics -Indiana legislature -Qualifications -Education -Princeton University, Hard University -Background -Indiana -New York -Politics -Relationship with the President -Qualifications -Administrative ability -Politics -Qualifications -Law enforcement -EPA -Regulation Joseph R. Biden -Delaware -Deaths of wife [Neilia (Hunter) Biden] and child [Amy Biden] -Joseph Biden’s location -Washington, DC -Traffic accident description -Ages Second term reorganization -Frank C. Carlucci -Under Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] Cole left at 12:13 pm.
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Cabinet -Under Secretaries -Commerce Department -Donald Marron -Compared to Robert W. Fri -John D. Ehrlichman -Labor Department -Peter J. Brennan Elliot L. Richardson -William P. Clements, Jr. -State Department -William J. Casey -Attorney General -Joseph T. Sneed and Robert H. Bork -Credit -Justice Department -Republican National Chairman -George H. W. Bush -Support -News summary -Robert J. Dole -Congressional relations -Peter H. Dominick 1972 election -Reaction -Haldeman’s conversation with Bush -Recognition of contributors -Complaints -Correspondence -White House staff -Mail, telephone calls -Maurice H. Stans -Invitations -List of names -Rose Mary Woods -Contributors -Dinners
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) Dwight D. Eisenhower College -Walter N. Thayer’s letter to the President -Response -Peter M. Flanigan -Thayer -Flanigan Second term reorganization -Anne L. Armstrong -Office location -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Conversation with the President -National Security Council [NSC] The President talked with Joseph Biden between 12:21 pm and 12:22 pm. [Conversation No. 826-8A] [See Conversation No. 34-131] [End of telephone conversation] Second term reorganization -Ambassadorships -Marshall Green -Australia -Labor government -Indonesia -Businessman -Harold B. Scott -Business background -Indonesia -Edward J. Frey -Henry A. Kissinger's conversation with the President -Indonesia 1972 campaign -Recognition of contributors
-48NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -List of names -Stans -Dinners -Appointments -Boards, commissions -Dinners -Categories -Social affairs -Names -Charles W. Colson -Quotas -Haldeman -Bush -Cabinet, labor leaders, friends -Colson -East Wing Record -Congressional relations Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 12:26 pm. Press relations -Ziegler’s press conference -Tone -Vietnam War -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -North Vietnam -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Vietnam War -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” statement -Possible North Vietnam offensive in South Vietnam -Enemy buildup -Ziegler’s press conference -Infiltration -Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam’s delays (“filibuster”) -“Peace is at hand” -The President’s statements, October 1972
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Settlement agreement -Timing -North Vietnam -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -Enemy buildup -Cessation -Timing -October and December 1972 -Kissinger -Hanoi -The President’s conversation with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -B-52 losses -Surface to air missiles [SAMs] -Possible North Vietnam offensive in South Vietnam -Sources -Congressional relations -Consultations -Timing -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Telephone calls -Lack of change of policy -Previous enunciations -Tone -Second term reorganization -White House staff -Washington Post -Ziegler’s view -Social affairs -Invitations -National press -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Fair and balanced treatment -National press -Pools -First Family, White House -Press coverage -Timing -News magazines
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) Press relations -Helen Thomas -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Frances Lewine -News scoops -Soviets -Work habits -Washington Star -Compared to Washington Post -Leaks -Armstrong -Kissinger -New York Daily News -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Jerry Greene -Washington Post -John G. Veneman -Departure -Leaks The President’s schedule -Meeting with Colson -Ziegler’s schedule Press relations -Briefings -Ziegler’s handling Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:26 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 12:40 pm. Press relations -Arrogance -1972 election
-51NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Congressional relations -Congressmen, Senators -Washington Post -Contact with the President, White House -Press conference -1973 Inauguration -Budget, personnel -Press conferences -Confrontation -1972 campaign -George S. McGovern -Poll -Ziegler’s press conference -Washington Post -Social affairs -Invitations -Benjamin C. Bradlee -Howard Simon -Ziegler’s view -Press conference -Washington Post -Patrick J. Buchanan -Tone -Ziegler’s press conference -Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead’s speech -Whitehead’s recent speech -Bias -Local television [TV] stations -Responsibility for programming -Networks Colson entered at 12:40 pm. Broadcasting -Local TV stations -Responsibility for programming -Networks -Charles Crutchfield -Proposal
-52NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Meeting -Wire services -Licenses -Delegation of responsibility -New York
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Public relations [PR] -Polls -Albert E. Sindlinger -Whitehead’s speech -Compared to US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Networks -“Hawks” -Political views -“Hawks” Vietnam negotiations -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -Congressional relations -F. Edward Herbert’s statement -“Hawks”
-53NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -William E. Timmons’s conversation with Colson -“Doves” -Press relations -Prisoners of war [POW] wives -Haldeman’s conversation with Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Carol Hanson -Conversation with Scowcroft -Support for the administration -Press conference -Disappointment -Unknown black woman -Press relations -Harry Reasoner -News summary -The President’s relationship with Kissinger -“Peace is at hand” -John A. Scali’s conversation with Colson -Scali’s telephone call to Reasoner -North Vietnam -Howard K. Smith -Sevareid -Anthony Lewis -Tom Wicker -Jim Deakin -1972 election
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election results -Missouri -West Virginia -Richard M. Scammon -Arch A. Moore, Jr. -Victory -New York, Pennsylvania -Errors in tallies -West Virginia
-54NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Gains -McGovern -Missouri -Certification -Scammon -Moore -Official counts -Scammon -Publication of results -Final count -Wire services -Percentages -Alabama -Scammon -Black votes -Third party -New York -Conservative, liberal parties [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Vietnam negotiations -The President’s relationship with Kissinger -“Peace is at hand” -North Vietnam -Press relations -Reasoner -Deakin’s article -Reuters -British newspaper -Ralph Harris’s conversation with Ziegler -Ziegler’s handling -Public briefings -Washington, DC -“Peace is at hand” -Politics -1972 campaign -North Vietnam’s statement, October 26, 1972
-55NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -George S. McGovern’s statements -Response -McGovern’s statements -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Purpose -Dinner party -POWs -End of war -Choice -Congressional relations -End of war -North and South Vietnam -Continuation of war and delaying peace -Enemy buildup -Cease-fire -Offensive -Psychology -Enemy buildup -End of war -Effect -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -US withdrawal -Casualties -Negotiations -Cease-fire, POWs, free elections -PR -“Hawks” -“Doves” -Christmas -Duration -Casualties -Civilians -Purpose -POWs -PR -POWs -Kissinger’s briefings -Return -Timing
-56NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam’s position -“Pull back” -Kissinger’s briefing Press relations -Washington Post -Colson’s view -Ziegler’s press conference -Instructions for Ziegler -The President’s national campaigns -The President’s national efforts -Travel -Contacts -Regional briefings -Pools -Wire services -White House social affairs -Washington, DC -National press -Washington Star -National press -Bureaus -Pools -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Church services -National press -Ottomwa, Iowa -Arlington, Texas -Betty Beale -Wire ser vices -Pools -Airplanes -Canton, Ohio -Walker’s Cay -Washington Star -National press -Discrimination -Buchanan
-57NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Kenneth W. Clawson -Conversation with Ziegler -Clawson’s background
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Ziegler’s schedule -Meeting with Clark Mollenhoff Press relations -White House social affairs -Leak -Mollenhoff -Schedule -Church services -Washington Post -Sally Quinn’s articles -Unknown clergyman -Mollenhoff -White tie Ziegler left at 1:09 pm. Press relations -1972 election -Winning percentage -Dole -Richard M. Scammon’s article
-58NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Networks -Whitehead’s speech -Bias -Networks -PR -Spiro T. Agnew -Anti-establishment -Wealth Lawyers -White House relations -List -Washington, DC lobbyists -Lloyd N. Cutler -Meetings with Peter M. Flanigan -Second term reorganization -Agencies -William J. Baroody, Jr. Second term reorganization -Loyalists -Colson’s schedule -Personnel meeting -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS[ -“School” -Bureaucracy -BLS -Meetings -Frequency -BLS -Agencies -Appointments -Cabinet -Administration role -Indoctrination -Washington, DC -Bureaucracy -Republicans Miles W. Kirkpatrick -Philadelphia
-59NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Credentials -American Bar Association [ABA] -Republican -Colson’s conversation with Flanigan -Unknown person -Lawyers from New York -Secret Service -The President’s schedule -The President’s trip to New York -Much Ado About Nothing -Two Gentlemen of Verona -Joseph Papp’s meeting with the President -Leonard Garment -Demonstration -Congress The President’s schedule -Meeting with Sammy Davis, Jr. -[Telephone conversation with] Francis J. (“Frank) Sinatra -Meeting with Davis -Garment -Drug program -Robert J. Brown -Labor leaders -Meeting with Davis -Trip to Florida -Colson’s meeting with Scali -Scali’s conversation with Kissinger -Christmas Vietnam War -Negotiations -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -North Vietnam -US proposals -Polls -Sindlinger -Biases -Method -Accuracy
-60NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Samuel Lubell -Louis P. Harris -George H. Gallup -US bombing north of 20th Parallel Press relations -Whitehead’s recent speech -Reaction -Colson’s note to Haldeman -Networks -WAMU -New York Times -Networks -Colson’s note to Haldeman -Colson’s conversation with Whitehead -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Smith -Whitehead -Work with Colson -Toughness -PR -Prime time access rules -Congressional relations -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Dean Burch Replacement
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Burch -Political plans -Senate candidacy -Age -Richard G. Kleindienst -Health -Indian
-61NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) 1972 election -The President’s victory -Landslide -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson -Future evaluations -Compared to 1964 election -Number of states -Minority party -John F. Kennedy’s assassination -Support for Johnson -Governors, Congress -Press relations -Public reaction -Celebration -The President’s trips -Needs of country -New York trip -Daniel P. (“Pat’) Moynihan -Reaction of staff -Spirit -Public mood -1973 inauguration [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
1972 election -Celebration -Second term reorganization -Cabinet and White House staff -Departures, changes -The President’s meetings -Hypothetical -1973 Inauguration -Festivities
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-62NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) 1972 election -Festivities on election night -Shoreham Hotel -Handshakes -Atmosphere -Reception with New Majority supporters -Press relations -Victor Riesel -Young people -Andrew Jackson -Hard hats -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -The President’s supporters -The President’s opponents -Elitists -Colson’s veterans hat -Public reactions [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Establishment -The President’s view -“Incestuous” nature -Lack of courage -Republicans, Democrats -Social set -Tough times
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -McGovern’s defeat -Establishment’s reaction -Poor candidate -“Too good to be President”
-63NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
White House social affairs -Cabinet dinner -Dinner party -Seating arrangements -Josephine (Brickley) Brennan -Armstrong -Armstrong -Texas -Background -Vassar College, unknown place -Conversations with labor -Conversation with Josephine Brennan -Labor -Cabinet, White House women, the President -Education -Professors -Josephine Brennan -Education -Grandchildren -Etiquette -White House tour -Peter J. Brennan, Jr.’s schedule -Peter J. Brennan, III -Washington, DC -Oval Office, Cabinet Room -White House staff -School paper -Williamsburg -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Congress -Abraham Lincoln Memorial Colson -Conversation with [Wendell Colson, II] -White House
-64NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Kissinger -Mood -Telephone calls -Jews -Arnold Hutschnecker’s theory -Paper -1972 campaign White House social affairs -Church service -John Cardinal Krol -German choir -Krol -Trip to Poland -Auschwitz -Spectacles, hair -Jews -H. E. Pauls -Conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Reception line -German choir -Youth -Killing of Jews and priests -Scale -Advanceman -German choir -Church services -Lucy A. Winchester -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Choirs -Clergy -Catholics, Protestants -Jews -Jesus Christ -December 17, 1972 -Photograph session -Previous visits -Moneyraising
-65NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Home for disabled children -Orphans -Politicians -Clergy -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Krol -Foreknowledge -Instruction for Haldeman Jews -[Holocaust] -World War II -Warsaw ghetto -Martyrdom -Kissinger White House social affairs -Dinner party -The President’s conversation with Smith -Smith home, garden -Colson’s remark -[Benedicte (Traberg) Smith] -Danish nationality -Gardening -Smith’s home Press relations -Howard Smith -Support for the President -Liberalism -Washington, DC -Blacks -Welfare -Vietnam War -[Jack P. Smith] -Injury -Benedicte Smith -Watergate -1972 election -Dinner
-66NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Howard Smith -Home Second term reorganization -Control -Previous efforts -New Establishment -Intellectuals -Right-wing -Centrists -Elitists -Business -George D. Webster -Ehrlichman’s role Lawyers -White House relations -Instructions for Colson -Interior Department -Land deal -Edward Bennett Williams -Client list -Martindale-Hubbell -White House dinners -New Establishment -Stans -Colson -Departure -Announcement -Contacts -Cutler Press relations -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Colson’s meeting with William S. Paley -Job offer -Cutler -Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering -Retainer -White House
-67NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -The President -Daniel J. and Philip F. Berrigan -White House mess -Whitehead’s recent speech -Lunch -Berrigans -Colson’s previous trips to New York -License renewals -Cable television [TV] -Effect on networks -Paley, Frank Stanton -American Broadcasting Company [ABC], National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Second term -Whitehead -Regulatory actions -Contributions -Persons in industry -Networks -Monopoly -Effect -Information technology -Newspapers -TV, radio, mail, telegrams -Newspapers Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:09 pm. The President’s letter to Joseph Biden -Marjorie P. Acker -Rose Mary Woods -The President’s telephone call to Joseph Biden Bull left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm. Media relations -Cable TV -Technology John B. Connally’s schedule
-68NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d) -Return -Christmas
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-69NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-8 (cont’d)
The President’s schedule -Meeting with Kissinger -Kissinger’s mood Kissinger -Relationship with the President -The President’s credibility Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:09 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Woods The President’s credibility -Ziegler Haldeman and Colson left at 2:00 pm.
Conversation No. 826-9 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:00 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -[Trip to Florida] -Timing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:00 pm.
-70NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-9 (cont’d) The President’s schedule -[Henry A. Kissinger] -Location Sanchez and Bull left at an unknown time before 2:09 pm.
Conversation No. 826-10 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:00 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Barber Bull left at an unknown time before 2:09 pm.
Conversation No. 826-11 Date: December 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:09 pm and 3:16 pm Location: Oval Office Rose Mary Woods met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Diplomatic credentials ceremony -Henry A. Kissinger -Diplomatic credentials ceremony Bull left at an unknown time before 2:33 pm. The President entered at 2:33 pm.
-71NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) Weather -[Washington, DC] -New York White House gifts -Music boxes -Shipment -Manufacture -Songs -[Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon] [?] -Edelweiss -Timing Unknown person’s memorandum for the President -Eyes Only -Ronald L. Ziegler’s [?] announcement Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker’s letter to the President -Frederic V. Malek’s recommendations -Lasker’s telephone call to Woods -Lasker’s conversation with Donald T. Regan, Gustave L. Levy, John N. Mitchell, Maurice H. Stans, James T. Needham -Conrad C. Knudsen of Weyerhaeuser Company Kissinger entered at 2:38 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Xuan Thuy’s press conference -Tone Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Possible telephone call from the President -Meeting with the President -Trip to the Soviet Union -Duration -Michael J. O’Neill of [New York Daily News] -Bicentennial Commission -James Keogh -Possible telephone call
-72NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) White House gifts -Music boxes -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Schedule -1972 campaign -Recognition of contributors -The President’s meeting with Maurice H. Stans 1972 campaign -Recognition of contributors -The President’s meeting with Stans -1968 campaign -Dinners -List of names -List of names -Clark MacGregor -The President’s meeting with Stans -List of names -Events -1973 Inauguration -Dinners -The President’s role -List of names -Timing -1973 Inauguration -1968 campaign Woods left at 2:42 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Thuy’s press conference -Charges -Effect -Breakdown of talks -Transcript -Accuracy of charges -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Effect -Thuy’s press conference
-73NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -Cancellation of talks -Announcement -Kissinger’s schedule -Meeting with J. William Fulbright -Fulbright’s statement -Disappointment -Congressional relations -Post-January 20, 1973 -Congressional relations -Jacob K. Javits’s statement -Tone -Fulbright’s statement -Tone -The President’s schedule -Dinner party -1972 election -Victory percentage -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 2:42 pm. Tricia Nixon Cox’s schedule -Telephone call -Timing H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 2:42 pm. Tricia Nixon Cox’s schedule -Return call -Timing Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Fulbright -Circumspection -Thuy -Instructions -Fulbright -Thuy
-74NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -Instructions -Press conference -Breakdown -Technical talks -Avenue Kleber -Le Duc Tho and Kissinger -Proposal -Statements -Thuy’s press conference -Charges -Accuracy of charges -Effect -North Vietnam’s credibility -US response -Fulbright -Congressional relations -First term -Circumspection -Telephone call to John A. Scali -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Meeting with Kissinger -Lunch -Douglas Kiker of National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Fulbright’s response to questions -Review of world situation -Congressional relations -Javits -Circumspection -1972 election -[Arkansas] victory percentage -1974 election -Breakdown -US actions -Press relations -People’s Republic of China [PRC] leaks -Peking -Kissinger -Alleged split in administration -Le Monde -North Vietnam
-75NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -South Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm. The President’s schedule Vietnam negotiations -Thuy’s press conference The President’s schedule -Meeting with business leaders, [Productivity Commission] -Meeting with labor leaders -Meeting with business leaders -Cancellation Vietnam negotiations -Thuy’s recent press conference -Tone -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Radio Hanoi -B-52s -Number -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Lack of losses, casualties -Effect -Hanoi -Fires -Windows Kissinger left at 2:50 pm. Woods -Mood -Cabinet dinner -Reception for 1972 campaign surrogates and workers -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker’s letter to the President Second term reorganization
-76NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] -Lasker’s letter to the President -Frederic V. Malek’s recommendations -G. Bradford Cook -George B. Cook Jack F. Bennett’s [?] memorandum for the President -Woods -Letter to Bennett [?] Woods -Dedication of Elmer H. Bobst Library -The President’s schedule -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Second term reorganization -Women [Anne L. Armstrong] -Patricia R. Hitt -Californians -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Claude S. Brinegar -Robert J. Hitt The President’s schedule -Telephone calls -Meeting with Productivity Commission -Haldeman’s conversation with the President -Meeting with labor leaders -George P. Shultz -Photograph opportunity -Diplomatic credentials ceremony -Talking points from Shultz -Wage and price controls -Edward W. Carter -Necessity -Meeting with labor leaders Second term reorganization -Woods -Joseph Woods
-77NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) Rose Mary Woods’s schedule -Marjorie P. Acker 1972 campaign -Reorganization of contributors -List of names -Stans -The President’s conversation with Rose Mary Woods -The President’s conversation with Rose Mary Woods -MacGregor, Jeb Stuart Magruder -Invitations -Woods -MacGregor-Magruder group -Blair House -Charles W. Colson’s groups -Guests -Number -Stans -New Majority -Role Haldeman’s schedule -Meeting with Colson -Labor leaders -Second term reorganization -Mickey Gardner -John B. Connally -Democratic affiliation Second term reorganization -SEC -Lasker’s letter to the President -Response -Possible telephone call from Rose Mary Woods -Malek -Bradford Cook -George Cook -Internship -Armstrong -Rose Mary Woods
-78NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -Armstrong’s conversation with Haldeman -Barbara H. Franklin -Performance -Patricia Hitt -Hitt -Performance -1972 campaign -Speeches -Personal qualities -Toughness -Public speaking -Intelligence -Public speaking -Armstrong’s toast -Hitt -Retention -John D. Ehrlichman -Robert Hitt The President’s schedule -Shultz -Meeting with Haldeman and Ehrlichman Ehrlichman’s schedule -Meetings Second term reorganization -SEC -Lasker -Response -Possible telephone call from Haldeman -Possible telephone call from Malek -Recommendations -Bradford Cook -George Cook -Nebraska Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:53 pm. The President’s schedule
-79NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -Present meeting -Duration Bull left at an unknown time before 3:16 pm. Second term reorganization -SEC -Lasker -Letter to the President -Rose Mary Woods’s view -Malek’s recommendations -Wall Street brokers -Sam Butler -Colson’s view -Vietnam War -Signature of newspaper advertisements [ads] -Discovery -Timing -Conrad C. Knudsen -New York and Washington, DC establishments -Western background -Bradford Cook -Nebraska -George Cook -Malek’s recommendations -Process -Politics -Haldeman’s meeting with Colson -Butler -Identity -Lawyer, Cravath, Swaine & Moose -Opposition to the administration -Recommendation -Mitchell -Vietnam War -Support for the administration -Vietnam War Signature of newspaper ads -Unknown person -Colson’s view
-80NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -William J. Casey -Butler -Miles W. Kirkpatrick -Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB] -[Charles F. Butler] [?] -Regulations -Robert D. Timm -Support -Connally -Airlines -Charles Butler [?] -Compared to Kirkpatrick -Rose Mary Woods -Relationship with White House staff -Butterfield -Departure -Bull -Schedule -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s invitation -The President’s schedule -Joseph Woods -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Work on 1972 campaign -Work on appointments -Camp David -Typing, telephone calls -Note in typewriter -The President’s schedule -Letters -1972 campaign -Follow-up White House staff -Vacations Marjorie P. Acker -Work -Telephone calls, letters
-81NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 826-11 (cont’d) Rose Mary Woods’s schedule -Possible trip to Florida -Vacation -The President’s schedule -Chicago -Ohio -Work The President’s schedule -Meeting with Productivity Commission -Cancellation -Diplomatic credentials ceremony Haldeman left at 3:16 pm.
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