827

Date: 
Dec 20, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 827-1 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Diplomatic children’s party -Executive Office Building [EOB] Bull left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-2 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Zosimo T. Monson. The President’s schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Briefcase -Eyeglasses Monson left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-25 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-25 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. The President’s location -Executive Office Building [EOB] Unknown people left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-3 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Ronald L. Ziegler and Zosimo T. Monson. The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Delay -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 827-4 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 827-5 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Budget briefing -Duration Bull left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-6 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 10:20 a.m.
Conversation No. 827-7 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 10:20 am – unknown before 11:20 am Location: Oval Office
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d)
The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 10:21 am. The President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Budget briefing -Ziegler’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Duration -Return -Timing -Christmas -Kissinger’s press relations -George Sherman -[Washington Star] article -Telephone calls -Trip to Florida -Duration -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Christmas -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -California -Rose Bowl -Return to Washington, DC -Timing -Christmas -Camp David -Christmas -New Year’s Day -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Christmas -California -Trip to Florida -Return -California -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Rose Parade -1973 Inauguration -Budget messages -State of the Union address -Trip to Florida -1973 Inauguration
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-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d)
Press relations -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Saul Pett -Tour -[Oval Office] -Executive Office Building [EOB], Lincoln Sitting Room, Oval Office -Photograph opportunity -Associated Press [AP] -Helen Thomas -Washington Post -Life -Photograph opportunity, July 25, 1972 -Duration -Quality -Cessation of publication -Thomas Vietnam negotiations -Breakdown -State Department briefing -William H. Sullivan -William P. Rogers’s conversation with Haldeman -Tone -Kissinger’s conversation with Rogers -John A. Scali -Kissinger’s relationship with the President -Settlement agreement, October 26, 1972 -Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” statement -Differences -Diplomatic circles -Europe -Victor Zorzas’s article -Kissinger’s October 26, 1972 briefing compared to December 16, 1972 briefing -References to the President -Tone -Peace -Record
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -“Peace is at hand” -The President’s view -The President’s address, “Look to the Future,” November 2, 1972 -Cables, December 4-13, 1972 -The President’s possible television [TV] appearance -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Kissinger’s motives -Rogers -The President’s possible TV appearance -Settlement agreement -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US bombing north of the 20th Parallel -Hanoi -Settlement agreement, October 26, 1972 -Differences -Kissinger’s October 26, 1972 briefing compared to Kissinger’s December 16, 1972 briefing -References to the President -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Marvin L. Kalb -Conversations with Kissinger -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston’s and Joseph C. Kraft’s articles -Paris -South Vietnam’s strategy -State Department briefing -Sullivan -DMZ -South Vietnam -North Vietnam -Rogers -Location -Rogers -Relationship with Kissinger -Conversation with Haldeman -The President -Conversation with Ziegler
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s relationship with the President -Settlement agreement -Differences -Instructions for Kissinger -North Vietnam -Settlement agreement -South Vietnam -DMZ -POWs -Return -Timing -Conditions -Civilians prisoners in South Vietnam -Kissinger’s statements -Kissinger’s motives -Ziegler’s possible briefing -Rogers -Responsibility -Kissinger’s relationship with the President -Kissinger’s motives -The President’s possible TV appearance -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Press relations -Reston -Paris -Le Monde -Continuation of talks -South Vietnam -State Department briefing -Sullivan -North Vietnam -Ziegler’s conversations with Rogers, Sullivan, Kissinger -US conditions -Number -Kissinger Zosimo T. Monson entered at an unknown time after 10:21 am.
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) Refreshment -Coffee Monson left at an unknown time before 10:44 am. Vietnam negotiations -Ziegler’s briefing compared to Kissinger’s briefing -Points -Personality -John D. Ehrlichman’s briefings -Ziegler’s conversation with Rogers -Sullivan briefing -Tone -Administration unity -North Vietnam’s intransigence -DMZ -POWs -Administration unity -Kissinger -Timing Press relations -Ziegler’s briefing -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Announcements -Holidays -[Anne L. Armstrong] -Office location -White House -West Wing Ziegler left and Monson entered at 10:44 am. Monson’s schedule -Vacation -Departure -Timing -Duration
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) Monson left at an unknown time before 11:04 am. Vietnam negotiations -Sullivan briefing -Rogers -Relationship with Kissinger -The President -Kissinger -Conversation with Ziegler -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Press relations -The President’s reading -The President’s health -Dilation of eyes -New York Times -Tone -Kissinger’s view -Future -US losses -Civilian casualties -US losses -B-52s -Navy ship -Personnel -Significance -People compared to airplanes -B-52s -Kissinger’s view compared to Haldeman’s view -Air Force -B-1 bomber -Inevitability -Determination -Press relations -Tone -Congressional relations -Recess -Reconvention -Public relations [PR] -Charles W. Colson
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -Meeting with the President -Statements -Press relations -Martin Z. Agronsky -The President’s viewing -Winston S. Churchill -WTOP -Breakdown in talks -Opposition to the administration -Tone -PR -1972 election -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Paris -Kissinger -Recent articles -Self-image -Zorza -October 26, 1972 briefing -References to the President -1972 election -Briefings -Congressional relations -Colson -The President’s schedule -1973 Inauguration -Press conferences -Intellectuals -PR -Ziegler -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Clarifications -Justification -North Vietnam’s buildup -Resumption of talks -PR -Resumption of talks -North Vietnam’s response -Timing
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s view -Timing -Holidays -Christmas, New Year’s Day -1973 Inauguration -Congressional relations -The President’s possible TV appearance -Kissinger’s view -Previous TV appearances -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -US losses -B-52s -POWs -Missing in action [MIAs] -Military and news reports -Timing Kissinger’s press relations -Zorza’s article -Briefings -First term -Rogers -Interview with Oriana Fallaci -Kissinger’s conversation with the President -Haig’s view Rose Mary Woods -Mood -White House social affairs -Invitations -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Christmas decorations -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -Cabinet dinner -Robert J. Brown -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -Patrick J. Buchanan
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -Charles W. Colson -Private affairs -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Relations between White House staff and Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP]
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Ziegler entered at 11:04 am. Vietnam negotiations -Sullivan briefing -Ziegler’s recent conversation with Rogers -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Blame -Reston’s and Kraft’s articles -End of war -Support Ziegler left at 11:05 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Productivity Commission -The President’s health -Dilation of eyes -Duration -George P. Shultz
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-7 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman -Work habits -Meetings -Professors -Pace -Kissinger -Quadriad meetings -Herbert Stein, Arthur F. Burns -Meeting with Productivity Commission -Duration -The President’s health -Dilation of eyes Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-8 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:05 am and 11:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Meeting of Productivity Commission -Duration -Stephen B. Bull -“Drop by” -George P. Shultz -Hand-shaking -The President’s appreciation Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:05 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Productivity Commission -Duration
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-8 (cont’d) -Timing -Hand-shaking -Photograph opportunity -Number of attendees -Shultz -Purpose -Shultz -Location -Attendees -Lane Kirkland -George Meany -John H. Lyons -C. L. Dennis -Paul Hall -I[lorwith] W[ilbur] Abel -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Pat Greathouse -Leonard Woodcock -Donald H. Rumsfeld -The President’s attendance -Shultz -Hand-shaking -Speaking -Labor leaders Bull left at an unknown time before 11:20 am. The President’s schedule -Meetings -Frequency -John D. Ehrlichman -Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Disputes -Shultz -Agenda review -Meetings between Shultz, Ehrlichman, Roy L. Ash, Haldeman, Kissinger -Timing
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-8 (cont’d) -Timing -Afternoons -White House staff -Meetings -Frequency -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Rose Mary Woods -Woods -Mood -White House social affairs -Private affairs -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Dinners -1973 Inauguration -Lists -Cabinet dinner -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -White House staff White House social affairs -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -Patricia R. Hitt -Robert H. Finch -Rumsfeld -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -Hitt -Governors -Richard G. Lugar -Hitt
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-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-8 (cont’d) -Rebozo -Classmate Camacho [first name unknown] -Key Biscayne -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s house -Maxine Chesire article -Size of house ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 5s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Rebozo -House purchase -Julie Nixon Eisenhower and [Dwigh] David Eisenhower, II -Investment -Rent house -Timing -Investment [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Haldeman left at 11:20 am.
Conversation No. 827-9 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:32 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met an unknown person [Secret Service agent]. Presidential Locator System
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-9 (cont’d) -Range finder -Request to turn off -Chuck [last name unknown] Bull left at an unknown time before 11:32 am.
Conversation No. 827-24 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:32 am Location: Oval Office An unknown person [Secret Service agent] talked with Chuck [last name unknown]. The President’s location -Cabinet Room -Presidential Locator System -Range finder -Request to turn off [End of telephone conversation] The unknown agent talked with John [?] [last name unknown] at an unknown time between 11:24 am and 11:32 am. [Conversation No. 827-24A] The President’s location -Cabinet Room [End of telephone conversation] The unknown agent met with an unknown agent. Presidential Locator System -Cabinet Room door -Executive Protective Service [EPS]
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-24 (cont’d)
H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 11:24 am. Kitchen -Appliances -Purchase -United Buying Service -Haldeman’s car [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:32 am.]
Conversation No. 827-10 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:32 am and 12:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R.(“Bob”) Haldeman. Second term reorganization -Sensitivities -Changes -White House staff -Reductions -Rate -Press relations -Ronald L. Ziegler -Announcements Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:33 am. Vietnam negotiations -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Delay -Letter to the President -Settlement agreement -Rejection
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Conditions -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Political framework -National Council of National Reconciliation and Concord [NCNRC] -Coalition government -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -US-North Vietnam’s bilateral deal -Timing -Technical talks -North Vietnam -Attendance -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Proposal -December 23, 1972 meeting -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Losses -Sorties -December 21, 1972 plan -Hanoi -Losses -Hanoi -Surface to air missiles [SAMs] [SA-2s] -Congressional relations -Congressional relations -Edward M. Kennedy’s speech -Thieu -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Losses -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Kissinger’s conversation with Melvin R. Laird -Expectations -Air Force -Timing -North Vietnam -Losses -Expectations
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Continuation -Laird’s view -Tone -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam’s position -Technical talks -Thieu -Ngo Dinh Diem -Cessation of US economic and military aid -Tenure -Haig’s schedule -Key Biscayne -Thieu -Bangkok -Seoul -Key Biscayne -Meeting with Thieu -Delay -Compared to Thieu’s meeting with Kissinger -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Settlement agreement -Thieu -November 20, 1972 -Changes -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Public relations [PR] -The President’s and Kissinger’s strategy -Saigon -Conditions -Unconditional surrender -Changes -The President’s meeting with Nguyen Phu Duc, November 29, 1972 -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Losses -Expectations -Hanoi -TACAIR -SAMs
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Settlement agreement -Thieu -North Vietnam -Reply -US note -Technical talks -North Vietnam -Statement -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Proposal -December 23, 1972 meeting -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Reaction -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam -Thieu -Kissinger’s view -October 1972 -1972 election -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Letter from the President -Conditions -NCNRC -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Provisional Revolutionary Government [PRG] -Settlement agreement -Preamble -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Effect on South Vietnam -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Effect on South Vietnam -Congressional relations -US aid -Settlement agreement -Condition -Cessation of US aid to South Vietnam -Communist aid to North Vietnam
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Thieu -Settlement agreement -Political settlement -Motives -US bombing and mining north of 20th Parallel -Cessation -Continuation -Cessation -US withdrawal -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Congressional relations -Aid to South Vietnam -Cut off -Aid to North Vietnam -Cease-fire -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Tenure -Democracy -October 1972 -Meeting with the President -Tenure -Timing -Record -US-South Vietnam relations -Thieu’s domestic constituency -Tenure -Timing -January 1973 -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Charles W. Colson’s view -George S. McGovern, Michael J. Mansfield -McGovern -Unilateral withdrawal -Cut off of US military and economic aid -Mansfield -POWs -US bombing north of 20th Parallel
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Continuation -POWs -Kissinger’s briefing, December 16, 1972 -PR -Letters -Tone -Number -Communists -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Haig -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -US-South Vietnam relations -Laos, Cambodia -US relations -Thieu -Effect on Southeast Asia -W[illiam] Averell Harriman’s view -Settlement agreement -August 1972 -McGovern -Kennedy’s speech -Tone -Robert J. Dole’s statement -Kissinger’s viewing on television [TV] -Congressional relations -The President -Support -Kennedy’s speech -Republican Senators -Support for the President -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -Kennedy’s speech -Press relations -Kissinger’s viewing on Today show or Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] news -Support for the President
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Haig’s meeting with Thieu -Haig’s cable to Kissinger -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Settlement agreement -Thieu -George Carver’s view -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -October 1972 -Hanoi -US signing -Protest -Acceptance -US signing -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Rejection -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Effect on US “domestic structure” -Relations with administration -Press relations -The President’s relationship with Kissinger -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Losses -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -Timing -North Vietnam -Moorer -Targets -Hanoi -Timing -Kissinger’s conversation with Moorer -Changes -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Relations with US -Post-November 7, 1972 -The President’s meeting with Duc -Haig’s and Kissinger’s trips to Saigon
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Ellsworth F. Bunker -US public -The President -South Vietnam -US public, the President -Condition -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Military Region [MR] Three -South Vietnam’s forces compared to North Vietnam’s forces -US concessions -Cease-fire in place -October 1970; January 1972; May 8, 1972 -Right-wing -Thieu -Letter to the President -Continuation of war -North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam -DMZ -Laos, Cambodia -Supply corridors -North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam -Meeting with Haig -Publicity -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Continuation -Scale -Three-day strike -Hanoi -Attacks on Soviet Union and Polish ships -Haiphong -Soviet Union protest -Tone -Hanoi -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -PR -Kissinger’s mail
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -“Doves” -Kennedy -Press relations -Cambodia -Kent State University -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -World War III -North Vietnam -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Thieu -Haig’s meeting with Thieu -Strategy -Kissinger’s instructions to Haig -Thieu -Letter from the President -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Refusal -Publication -Thieu’s response -Effect -Cut off of US aid -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Thieu’s response -Resumption of talks -North Vietnam -US proposal -Settlement agreement -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Signing -Duress -Moorer, Kissinger, the President -October 1972 -1968 -1972 election -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Demands -Tone
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -Relations with US -Tone -Possible proposal, January 5, 1973 -Possible meeting with the President -Leak of reply -Repetition of old propositions -North Vietnamese strength in South Vietnam -October 1972 -CIA analysis -Saigon station chief -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -December 18, 1972 -Effect -Technical talks -North Vietnam -Attendance -Weakness -Protest -Secrecy -Proposal -December 23, 1972 meeting -Breakdown in talks -Settlement agreement -Thieu’s acceptance -Message to North Vietnam -Prospects -Tone -January 1973 -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Losses -SAMs -Percentages -Targets -SAMs -Railroads, bridges -B-52s -Soviet Union -Attrition
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-10 (cont’d) -SA-2s -Age Second term reorganization -Air Force -Army -Navy -Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -PR -The President’s conversation with Colson -Press relations -Newspapers and TV -The President’s conversation with Colson -Mechanism -Results -Compared to Air Force -Debate -Christmas -Reply from North Vietnam -Timing -Forthcoming report -Timing Haldeman and Kissinger left at 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 827-11 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:51 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-11 (cont’d) -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler -Timing -Ziegler’s press conference The President’s briefcase -Contents -Book about Inaugural addresses -Location -Sitting Room desk -The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida White House gifts -Christmas -Bracelet -Lloyd G. Balfour Company -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Conversation with the President Bull left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm.
Conversation No. 827-12 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 1:53 pm - 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 1:53 pm. The President’s schedule -Christmas message -Radio -Television [TV] -Thanksgiving message -TV -1973 Inauguration -Necessity
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-12 (cont’d) -Harry S. Truman -Health -Life expectancy -Liver -William M. Lukash -Life expectancy -Christmas message -Necessity -Statement -Jews -Thanksgiving -New Year’s Day -New Year’s Day message -1973 Inauguration -1973 Inaugural address -Book about Inaugural addresses -The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Telephone calls -Congressional relations -James O. Eastland -John C. Stennis -Republicans -Timing -New Year’s Day -Christmas -Return to White House -White House staff’s schedule -Need for break -Recent past -1972 election -1972 campaign -Vietnam War -Watergate -White House staff’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Status quo -Second term reorganization -Cabinet, Under Secretaries, agency heads
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-12 (cont’d) -Meetings with ambassadors -Timing -Meeting with Maurice H. Stans -Rose Mary Woods -Doctors -Congressional relations -State of the Union address -William H. Timmons -Written statement -1973 Inaugural address -Bipartisan leadership meetings -Bipartisanship leadership meetings -Timing -1973 Inauguration -Congressional organization -Executive reorganization -Bryce N. Harlow -Vietnam War message -Telephone calls -Democratic Sentators from Louisiana [J. Bennett Johnston, Jr.], George [Sam Nunn], and Kentucky [Walter (Dee) Huddleston] -Allen J. Ellender -John Sherman Cooper -David H. Gambrell -Florida Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Public relations [PR] -The President’s conversation with Charles W. Colson -Haldeman’s and Kissinger’s views -Scale of bombing -Hanoi -Aircraft losses -B-52s -1971 -Hanoi -Timing -Kissinger’s view
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-12 (cont’d) -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Gen. John W. Vogt, Jr. -Kissinger’s view -Winston S. Churchill -Defenses around Hanoi -Surface to air missiles [SAMs] -PR -Future -The President’s conversation with Colson -Instruction for Harlow to call Robert J. Dole -Haldeman’s conversation with Dole -Dole’s schedule -Kansas -Dole’s statement -Press relations -Television [TV] -Republican National Committee [RNC] Chairmanship -Edward M. Kennedy’s speech -Congressional relations -The President -Dole’s Republican identity Mrs. Clifford F. Moore Washington Post article by [Ronald Kessler], “A Glimpse of the private Nixon-by Longtime Sitter” The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 1:53 pm and 2:00 pm. [Conversation No. 827-12A] Mrs. Moore -Kessler’s article -1969 Inauguration -Lack of invitation -Request for a meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon Cox in 1970 -White House aid -Mrs. Moore’s background
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-12 (cont’d) -Babysitter -Church service -Invitation -Roger E. and Louise Johnson -John and Mrs. Wardlow -Timing -1973 Inauguration -Address -Outbox -Letter from the President -Washington Post article -Interview -Quality -Mrs. Moore’s work fro the President’s family -Church service invitation [End of telephone conversation] John M Shaheen -Edward C. Nixon -Possible telephone call from Haldeman -Nixon Foundation Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:53 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with [Edward V. Jones and family] -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -“Double buzz” Bull left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm.
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-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-12 (cont’d) -Jack and Helene (Colesie) Drown -Discussion -Shaheen [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Haldeman left at 2:20 pm.
Conversation No. 827-13 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 2:20 pm - 2:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Meeting with [Edward V. Jones and family] -White House gifts -Apollo viewmaster Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, Jones, Mrs. Edward V. Jones, James Balling, Jr., Mrs. James Balling, Jr., Nella Balling, and Maria Balling entered and Bull left at 2:20 pm. The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -Introductions Photograph session -Arrangements [Photograph session] -Copies
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-13 (cont’d) White House gifts -Cuff links and pins -Presidential Seal -Apollo viewmaster Oval Office -Furnishings -Steuben glass [“Star of the President”] -Walter H. Annenberg -Malachite -British prints of Washington, DC, circa 1830 -Crewelwork by Julie Nixon Eisenhower -1960 election Committee for the Preservation of the White House -The President’s appreciation Farewells Mrs. Nixon, et al., left at 2:25 pm.
Conversation No. 827-14 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:25 pm and 2:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Ronald Kessler. Press relations -Washington Post article, “A Glimpse of the Private Nixon – by Longtime Sitter” -The President’s appreciation
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-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-14 (cont’d) [Pause] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President played his recorder. Test signals The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. Press relations -Kessler’s article -Interview with Clifford Moore -Moore -Personal qualities The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. Mrs. Moore -Mrs. Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox, the President The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. Press relations -Kessler’s article -Interview with Mrs. Moore -Mrs. Moore -The First Family’s memories [This letter continues as Conversation No. 827-16]
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Conversation No. 827-15 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 2:36 pm - 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. White House gifts -Music boxes -Marjorie P. Acker -Presidential Seal -Music bar -Color -Number The President’s letter to Ronald Kessler -Dictation -Dictaphone The President’s schedule -Telephone calls -J[ean] Paul Getty -Deborah [?] Morrison -Previous correspondence -Death of husband -Birthdays -Congressional relations Clifford Moore -Telephone call -The President’s letter to Kessler -Dictation -Dictaphone The President replayed a portion of his dictation.
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-15 (cont’d) Rose Woods left at 2:40 pm. [This letter continues as Conversation No. 827-16]
Conversation No. 827-16 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Ronald Kessler. [This is a continuation of conversation No. 827-15.] The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. Press relations -Kessler’s article -Clifford Moore -The First Family’s memories -The President’s experience in the House of Representatives, Senate, Vice Presidency The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. Press relations -Kessler’s article -Mrs. Moore -The First Family’s memories -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox -Possible visit to the White House -Timing -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s and Tricia Nixon Cox’s
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-16 (cont’d) schedule
Conversation No. 827-17 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Ronald L. Ziegler’s schedule -Press conference Bull left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 827-18 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm and 2:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President’s letter to Ronald Kessler -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Woods’s possible meeting with Pett -Pett’s identity -Associated Press [AP] -New York -“Color pieces” -Relationship with the administration Rose Woods left at 2:46 pm.
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Conversation No. 827-19 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 2:47 pm - 2:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Rose Mary Woods -The President’s conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Background information -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Possible meeting with Pett -The President’s possible role -The President’s conversation with Woods -Gerald L. Warren -Ziegler’s conversation with Woods -Duration -Tour -Executive Office Building [EOB] office, Lincoln Sitting Room -Photograph session -Purpose -Pett’s previous article -Mood, color -Presidential decisions -1972 election -Reception for administration officials from California -The President’s comments -Blair House -Length of meeting -Photograph session -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Woods’s possible meeting with Pett -Ziegler’s conversation with Woods
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-19 (cont’d) -Photograph session -Henry Burroughs -The President’s departure -Helicopter -Associated Press [AP] -Compared to Life Press relations -Ziegler’s press conference -The President’s relationship with Kissinger -William H. Sullivan’s briefing -Ziegler’s conversation with Sullivan -Prisoners of War [POW] issue -Vietnam negotiations Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Aircraft losses -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -Press relations -Public relations [PR] -Cambodia -Invasion -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -US-Soviet Union summit -Lack of a Presidential announcement -Kissinger’s advice -Vietnam negotiations -Laos -Defeat -Vietnam negotiations -Pace of bombing -Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Charles W. Colson -Ziegler -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision The President’s schedule -Meeting with Pett
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-19 (cont’d) -Woods Ziegler left at 2:55 pm.
Conversation No. 827-20 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 2:56 pm - 3:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Press relations -Saul Pett -Conversation with Haldeman -Watergate -Arrest of Cubans -Meeting with the President -Photograph session -Conversation with Haldeman -Watergate -Cubans -Possible meeting with Rose Mary Woods -The President’s conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -Gerald L. Warren -Ziegler White House staff -Woods -The President’s role -Relationship with staff -Conversation with Ziegler -Meeting with Pett -Timing The President’s schedule -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Wage and price policy
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-20 (cont’d) -“End run” -Haldeman’s meeting with Shultz -Unknown matter -Announcement -Pre-January 1, 1973 Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 2:56 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Pett Ziegler left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm. The President’s schedule -Shultz’s view -Meeting in Key Biscayne -Photograph session -White House staff’s schedule -The President’s conversation with Charles W. Colson -Colson’s schedule -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Wilton B. (“Jerry”) Persons, Sherman Adams, the President as Vice President -Work habits -Heart attack -Pre-January 1, 1973 -John B. Connally -Return from trip -Conversation with Haldeman -Meetings with Shultz -Duration -Photograph sessions -Second term reorganization -William D. Ruckelshaus -James T. Lynn -Frank C. Carlucci -Loyalty -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Assignment
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-20 (cont’d)
1973 Inaugural address -Length -Speechwriting staff -Book about Inaugural addresses -Speechwriting staff -Franklin D. Roosevelt’s second Inaugural address -Theodore Roosevelt’s second Inaugural address -Quality -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s draft The President’s schedule -Meeting with Pett Haldeman left at 3:05 pm.
Conversation No. 827-21 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 3:05 pm - 3:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Ziegler’s schedule Pett and Henry Burroughs entered at 3:05 pm. Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of this meeting. Greetings Photograph session The President’s schedule New York
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d)
Pett’s attire -Mrs. Pett [Photograph session] -[General conversation] -James W. Gallagher -The President’s relationship with John L. Lewis -Saul Pett’s article -The President’s health -First term Ziegler left at 3:06 pm. Zosimo T. Monson was present at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. Refreshment -Coffee -Saul Pett’s previous trip to White House -“Little office” -Lyndon B. Johnson [?] Monson left at an unknown time before 3:49 pm. The President’s health -Physical examination -First term -Lack of a sick day -Harry S. Truman -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Age -Lack of exercise, recreation -Doctors -The President’s experience as Vice President -Golf, tennis -Physical makeup -Inheritance -Spartan background -Lack of headaches, stomach problems -Medical television [TV] shows
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Marcus Welby, M.D. Presidency -Battle metaphor -Campaigning -The President’s schedule -Trips to Florida -Spartan lifestyle -Eating, drinking -Moderation -Socrates -Campaigning -Discipline -Physical, mental, emotional aspects -Oval Office -Cleanliness -Johnson -Johnson -TVs, ticker -George Christian’s press conferences -TVs -Bedroom -TV -Trips to Florida -Football games -Decision making -Crises -Personal qualities -Balance, objectivity -Coolness, decisiveness -Vietnam War -Cambodia invasion -May 8, 1972 -US mining, bombing north of 20th Parallel -Coolness, objectivity -Press relations -TV commentators -Newspapers -The President’s reading -News summaries
-48NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Contents -New York, Washington, DC, Rapid City, Los Angeles, San Antonio -New Republic, National Review -TV -Commentators -The President’s viewing -White House staff -Politics -Frank Cormier -Helen Thomas -Associated Press [AP] -Peter Lisagor -Detachment -The President’s experience as Congressman -Herbert L. Block cartoons -News summary -Criticism -Issues -Vietnam War -Welfare -Congressional relations -House of Representatives, Senate -J. William Fulbright -Relations with the President -Leadership meetings -Emotion -Criticism -Arrogance -Elections -Second term -Press relations Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Problems -October 8, October 26, November 20, 1972 -Prospects -US military policies -May 8, 1972
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Settlement agreement -Peace -Basis of the President’s decisions -Christmas, 1973 Inauguration -Continuation of war Presidency -Perspective -The President’s reading -TV -Sports -History, biography -The President’s conversations with Henry A. Kissinger -Press and media relations -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Unknown person -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Howard K. Smith -Decision making -Effect of public opinion -Demonstrations -Media relations -Mining of Haiphong -World War III -Joseph C. Kraft -Second term -First term -Crises -Subjectivity -Compared to objectivity The President’s health -Physical examination -Eating, drinking -Excessiveness -Press relations -Relaxation -Public appearances -Speeches, press conferences, conversations with newsmen -Washington Redskins
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Dallas Cowboys -Balance -The President’s law school experience Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Pett -Duration Ziegler left at an unknown time before 3:49 pm. The President’s health -Relaxation -The President’s law school experience -Press conferences Presidency -The President’s experience -1969 -Defeats -“Wilderness” -Gen. Charles A. J. M. DeGaulle, Winston S. Churchill -Money making -Unflappability -Politics -Difficulty -Combat -1960 election -The President’s age -Work habits -Hours -Quality of work -Delegation -Details -Grover Cleveland -Bill reading -Decision making -Domestic and foreign -Reaction
-51NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -The President’s schedule -Appointments, mail, meetings, speeches 1972 election -The President’s reflections -Reaction of young people -Voters -Tricia Nixon Cox, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -1960 and 1962 election -Women -1968 election -1968 election -Circumstances -Third party -Victory margin -Vote counting -Mandate question -Social unrest -Vietnam War -The President’s popularity -Press relations -Hostility -Washington, DC -Commentary -The President’s victory -Margin -First Family -Tricia Nixon Cox, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Mrs. Nixon -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Politics -Edward R. F. Cox -Results -Lincoln Sitting Room -Telephone calls -Statement -The President’s schedule -Shoreham Hotel -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Results -California
-52NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Reaction -Emotional drainage -Vacation -Trip to Florida -Elections -Presidency, Senate, House of Representatives -“Let down” Presidency -Learning -White House staff -Second term reorganization -Departures -Retentions -The President’s conversations with Cabinet, White House staff -Landslide victory -Effect -Cabinet -William P. Rogers -Power -Reelection -Restraints -Doing great things -Second term -Personnel -Cabinet -Leadership -Football metaphor Politics -The President’s future -Campaigning -Congressmen, administration -Caution -Polls -Presidency -Congressmen, Senators, Cabinet, White House staff -Statemanship -The President’s future -Responsibility
-53NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) -Republican Party -Campaigning -Decision making -Elections -Parties, ideas -Details -Airports -Appointments -1972 election -Massachusetts -District of Columbia -Massachusetts -Harvard University -Administration -Compared to Johnson’s [1964] victory -National results -New York, California -South -The President’s future -Leadership -Travels to the country -Policies -Congressional relations -[Democrats] -1972 election Regards to Mrs. Nixon -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Moscow -Gosudarstvennyi Universal’nyi Magazin [GUM] -Ice cream Saul Pett’s gratitude The President’s schedule -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Federal spending -Inflation -Budget ceiling
-54NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-21 (cont’d) Photograph session -Window -Contemplation [Photograph session] -Decision making -Past and future -Press relations -TV Saul Pett and Burroughs left at 3:49 pm.
Conversation No. 827-22 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 3:51 pm - 4:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Pett’s writing style -New York Times, Washington Post -Associated Press [AP] -Henry Burroughs -Photograph session Ziegler left and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 3:52 pm. Haldeman’s schedule -Trip to Florida The President’s schedule -Vacation -White House staff -Charles W. Colson -Timing
-55NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Congressional relations -Reconvention -Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Nguyen Van Thieu -US military action -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Peace with honor -US terms -South Vietnam -Army An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 3:59 pm Public relations [PR] -Memorandum from Patrick J. Buchanan to the President -Possible book by Buchanan -Girard Company, Pennsylvania bank -Length -Subject -National interest -James A. Michener -Barbara Ward -First term -Policies and decisions -Philosophical foundations -Richard M. Nixon Doctrine -Vietnam War -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Supreme Court -Bureaucracy -New American Majority -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Duration -The President’s interview with Garnett D. (“Jack”) Horner
-56NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Bias -Distribution -Second term -Stance vis-a-vis administration, White House -Michener -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Presentation of the President -Tone The President’s schedule -Meeting with Saul Pett -Decision making -Press relations -The President’s demeanor -Coolness -Analyses Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:52 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Trip to Florida -Helicopter -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Meeting with Shultz -Haldeman’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:59 pm. Press relations -Decision making Shultz entered at 3:59 pm. Greetings Press relations -Pett Economy
-57NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Pre-January 1973 -Wage and price control system -Trade bill The President’s schedule -Meeting with the Productivity Commission -Frank E. Fitzsimmons, I[lorwith] W[ilbur] Abel, George Meany, Paul Hall, United Auto Workers [Pat Greathouse], John H. Lyons, railroads [C. L. Dennis] -Quality -Business Council -Meany -Access to the White House -Peter J. Brennan -Meany, Fitzsimmons -Business Council Second term reorganization -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Dr. James R. Schlesinger message to Shultz -Dixy Lee Ray -Promise -Women -Energy Research and Development [R & D] -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Interior Department -Schlesinger -John D. Ehrlichman -Possible conversation with Schlesinger -Schedule -California -Sun Valley -Conversation with Shultz -NASA -James C. Fletcher -Scientists -National Science Foundation -Operational job -Conversation with Shultz
-58NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Energy -Interior Department -John C. Whitaker -Rogers C. B. Morton -Shale, coal, gas -Canada, Soviet Union -R & D -Conversation with Shultz Economic policy -Wage and price controls -Duration, continuation -PR -Labor relations -Food prices -Construction, state and local government wages -Freezes -Medical costs -Memorandum -Advisory Committee to Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Wage standard -Food prices -Congressional relations -Timing -January 1973 messages -Christmas-New Year’s Day -Congressional relations -Consultations -Cabinet Room meeting -Timing -Bipartisanship -William E. Timmons -Series of meetings -Vietnam War -Decisions -Announcement -Timing -The President’s philosophy -Free trade -Food prices
-59NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Earl L. Butz -Politics -Extension of Economic Stabilization Act [?] -Announcement -Timing -Meat -Congressional relations -Cabinet Room meeting -Timmons -Committee structure -Announcements -Leaks -Trade negotiations -Shultz’s previous conversation with the President -Europeans -1973 -Authority -Congressional relations -John F. Kennedy round -Nixon round -Authority -Adjustment assistance -Escape clause -Adjustment assistance -Labor relations -1962 compared to 1972 -Job loss -Benefit levels of unemployment insurance -Pension rights -Authority -Multilateral agreements -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Mutual tariff reductions -US jobs, business -Sanctions -Multilateral agreements -Bilateral agreements -Japan, Canada -Voluntary quotas -State Department
-60NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Congressional relations -Shultz’s meetings with Russell B. Long and Wilbur D. Mills -US interests -Reduction of trade barriers -Congressional relations -Congressional relations -Long, Mills -Politics -Monetary negotiations -Japan -Reduction and imposition of trade barriers -Taxes -Congressional relations -Mills -Hearings -Timing -January 1973 -Duration -Panel discussions -Administration participation -Administration proposals -1972 campaign -Statements -Shultz’s memoranda -Tax simplification -Possible meeting with Edwin S. Cohen -Long -Meeting with Shultz -Mills -Support for the President’s policies -Republicans -1972 election -1974 election -Consultations Arthur F. Burn’s schedule -Trip to Bonn, West Germany, January 1973 -Monetary -Possible meeting with the President -Purpose
-61NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -John E. Sheehan Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:59 pm. The President’s schedule -Helicopter -Signing letters Bull left at an unknown time before 4:29 pm. Second term reorganization -Sheehan -Sub-Cabinet -Shultz’s forthcoming conversation with Burns -The President’s conversation with Burns -FRB -Sub-Cabinet -Under Secretary -Shultz’s forthcoming conversation with Burns Burn’s schedule -Trips to France, Britain -Trip to Bonn 1972 campaign -Burns -Conversation with Shultz Burn’s schedule -Possible meeting with the President -Trip to Japan -Shultz’s conversation with Burns -Timing -Spring 1973 -Sheehan -FRB Second term reorganization -International Monetary Fund [IMF]
-62NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-22 (cont’d) -Alternate governor -Sheehan -William P. Rogers -Shultz’s conversation with Burns Economic policy -Trade negotiations -Politics -Congressional relations -Timmons -Domestic Council -Politics Shultz and Haldeman left at 4:24 pm.
Conversation No. 827-23 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: 4:25 pm - 4:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Murray M. Chotiner.
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-63NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-23 (cont’d) -Evelle T. Younger -Ronald W. Reagan -Appointment as Ambassador -Plans -Robert H. Finch -Election possibilities -Chance of success -Alan Cranston -Senator -Qualities -Campaign options -Reagan Republicans in House of Representatives and Senate -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -William E. Brock, III -Candidates -Quality -Wilson -Brock -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. -George H. W. Bush -Donald H. Rumsfeld [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Chotiner left at 4:32 pm.
Conversation No. 827-26 Date: December 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:32 pm and 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met.
-64NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 827-26 (cont’d) Location of unknown person Unknown people left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm.
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