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Date: 
Dec 27, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 828-17 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with a secretary Bull left at an unknown time before 9:20 am.
Conversation No. 828-1 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Copies of memoranda -Talking papers -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -The President -Memoranda for the file -Attachments The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:20 am.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 828-2 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Harry S. Truman memorial service -Plans -Confirmation -Bull’s telephone conversation with an unknown person -Itinerary -Time on ground -Richards Gebaur Air Force Base -Bess (Wallace) Truman -December 27-30, 1972 -Appointments -Speeches, messages -Telephone calls -Camp David -Residence -Items for the President’s signature -Alexander P. Butterfield -Frequency -Staff meetings -George P. Shultz -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s schedule -Camp David -Rose Bowl Bull left at an unknown time before 9:20 am.
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Conversation No. 828-3 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Location -Oval Office
Conversation No. 828-4 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Marjorie P. Acker. Rose Mary Woods’s schedule -Ohio -Return Letter to W[illiam] Stuart Symington -First names -Evelyn (Wadsworth) Symington -Bryce N. Harlow -Signature Woods left at an unknown time before 9:20 am.
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 828-5 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:47 am and 10:12 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Instructions -Talking paper -Original and copies The President’s schedule -[Presentation of mementos] The President replayed the dictation. The President resumed the dictation. The President’s schedule -Presentation of mementos -Cessation -Cabinet Room, Oval Office -Guidelines -Commonness -Appreciation -1973 -Routine Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:47 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Col. Richard T. Kennedy Bull left at an unknown time before 9:20 am. [The President resumed his dictation] The President’s schedule
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -January 20, 1973 [This memorandum continues as Conversation No. 828-6] Kennedy entered at 9:20 am. Henry A. Kissinger’s and Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s schedule Haig’s health -Tiredness -Puerto Rico -Age -Physical fitness Kissinger’s health -Work habits -Energy -Negotiations -Temper -Winston S. Churchill -Naps -Handling of staff Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Reports -Number -December 26, 1972 -Losses -North Vietnam’s claims Accuracy -Damage -Losses -Tactics -Targets -The President’s conversations with Kissinger -[Hanoi] -Defenses
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Percentages -Estimates -Defenses -Tactics -Targets -Time -Waves -Number per day -Directions -Fighter cover -MIGCAP [Anti-Mikoyen and Gurevich Combat Air Patrol] -Iron Hand aircraft -Electronic countermeasures [ECM] -Intensity of air traffic -Tactical Air [TACAIR] sorties -Number -Weather -Electronic guidance -Long Range Airborne Navigation [LORAN] -Visual bombing -F-4s and PATHFINDERS -A-7s -Accuracy -Compared to visual bombing -Laser guidance -Weather -Weather -People Republic of China [PRC] -B-52s -Expectations -North Vietnam -February, March 1973 -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Monsoons -December 26,1972 -December 27, 1972 -Number of sorties -Targets -Timing
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -TACAIR sorties -Number -Targets -Timing -Weather -Cancellation -Changes -Aircraft losses -F-4s
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-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Attacks on MIG fields -Soviet Union -Location -Hanoi -Northwest -Destruction of cities -Hanoi -Effect -World War II damage -Germany, Italy -The President’s trip to Germany, 1947 -Essen -Krups plant -Berlin -Soviet Union -Living conditions -Power plants and grids damage -Hanoi, Haiphong -Lights -Gasoline generators -Shipyard damage -Haiphong -Vehicle repair shops -Hanoi -Photographs -Rail yards damage -Rolling stock damage -Disruptive effect -Federal civilians’ morale -WSAG -Cambodia -National Security Council [NSC] -Negotiations -Resumption -Timing -January 8, 1973 -North Vietnam’s offer, December 26, 1972 -Publicity -The President’s conversation with Kissinger
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -William H. Sullivan -Press relations -Newspapers -“Doves” -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Annoucement -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -December 31, 1972 -January 8, 1973 -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -Congressional relations -Reconvention -Pre-January 1, 1973 -Experts meeting -Issues -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Signing problem -Four parties -People’s Revolutionary Government [PRG] -Nguyen Van Thieu -Possible statement -Recognition of juridical right as a government -Changes -Resumption of war -North Vietnam’s capacity and determination -Resiliency -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Tempo of war -Spring offensive -Soviet Union, PRC -Thieu -Legalistic position -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Survival of government -Elections -Attitude, credibility -North Vietnam’s position
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -1954, 1962 Geneva Conferences -Surrender -South Vietnam -US sea, air, ground power -Army -Will -Will -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Response to North Vietnam’s offensive, Summer 1972 -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Effect -Trieuphong -Quang Tri -US role -Dependence -Decisions -North Vietnam -Soviet Union and PRC aid -Moral and material support -Lessons for US -US relations with allies -Paternalism -Communists -People’s liberation movement -Korean War -Duration -“Gooks” -The President’s experience as Senator -Gen. James A. Van Fleet -South Koreans -Toughness -Relations with US -Negotiations -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam’s demands -Future of South Vietnam -Congressional relations -Cut off of US aid
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Thieu -Meeting with Haig -The President’s letter -Kissinger -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Leaks -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Thieu -US costs -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Safety of aircraft crews -Parachutes -B-52s -Losses -Surface to air missile [SAM] -Hanoi -POWs -Duration of bombing campaign -Size -Bombs -Stability -Control -Utapao Air Force base -Lending efforts -Survivors -Casualties -Damage -Number -Landings -Repair -Number -Replacements -Negotiations -Resumption -North Vietnam’s offer -Rhetoric -Experts, principals meetings
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Settlement agreement -Kissinger -Effect of bombing -Lack of conditions -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Timing -US messages -Tone -Breakdown -Resumption of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -North Vietnam’s intransigence -Record -Public relations [PR] -Kissinger’s briefing -Debate -North Vietnam -Discontent -Demonstration, Christmas 1972 -Ground warfare -Television [TV] -Disappointment -Expectations -Laos [Lam Son], 1971 -Timing -Congressional relations -Christmas -Press relations -Christmas -Football -Press relations -Network requests for Hanoi photographs -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Bomb damage -Editorials and news stories -Process -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Failure, success -Access
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Availability of new material -NSC -US Information Agency [USIA] -Washington Post -1972 campaign -Editorials and news stories -Process -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Number -North -Follow up attacks -Psychological effect -Targets -Bomb damage assessments -Military, strategic effects -World War II -Germany, Japan -Psychological warfare -Use of radio -Leaflets -Ecology -Themes -Negotiations -Breakdown -Resumption -Cadre -South Vietnam -North Vietnamese government -Peace -Victory -Purpose of leaflets -Questioning of cadres -Effect -Radio themes -Peace -WSAG meetings -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Richard M. Helms
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Schedule -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -State Department -U. Alexis Johnson -William J. Porter -Defense Department -William P. Clements, Jr. -Confirmation -[David] Kenneth Rush -State Department -Effectiveness Nicaragua earthquake relief -Engineer company -Airlift -Firefighting -Debris moving -Water purification -Plants -Engineers -Firefighting -Population -Movement -Epidemic control -Field hospitals -Medical supplies -Food supplies -Ships -Guatemala -Wheat, flour, rolled oats -Refugees -Epidemic control -Deaths -Estimate -Compared to Peru -Homeless -Managua -Destruction -Reconstruction
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Location -Anastasio Somoza Debayle -Fault -Previous earthquakes -US efforts Disaster relief -Romania -Yugoslavia -Peru -Bangladesh -Iran -Earthquakes -Distribution and collection -Voluntary agencies -House of Representatives -Title II, Public Law [PL] 480 -Church World Services -World Health Organization [WHO] -Cut off -Foreign policy -Appropriations -Management problems -Merit -Nicaragua earthquake relief -Red Cross -Church groups -Federal government’s role -Supplements -Food Vietnam War -Press relations -Network requests for Hanoi photographs -Bomb damage -Editorials and news stories -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -B-52s -Number
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-5 (cont’d) -Losses -Timing -Tactics -Timing -Effect -Radar Kennedy left at 10:12 am.
Conversation No. 828-6 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:12 am and 10:44 am Location: Oval Office The President replayed a portion of his dictated memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 828-5] The President resumed dictation. The President’s schedule -Meetings with foreign leaders -Timing -Vietnam War -Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with George P. Shultz -The President’s conversation with Shultz -Timing -Tax and trade policy -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman -The President’s conversation with Ehlichman -Domestic initiatives -Timing -Meetings with Shultz and Ehrlichman -Cabinet meeting -Timing
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d) -Attendance -Congressional leadership meeting -Timing -Republicans -Bipartisan meetings -Frequency -Vietnam War -Meeting with Michael J. Mansfield -The President’s conversation with Mansfield -Timing -Republican leadership meeting -William E. Timmons’s recommendation -Reorganization plans -Ehrlichman’s recommendations -Meetings -Exceptions -Master schedule -January-June 1973 Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:12 am. Copy of memorandum Memoranda -Kissinger -Mailing The President’s schedule -Meeting with Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead -Charles W. Colson -Timing -Meetings -Postponement -The President’s dictated memorandum to Haldeman -1973 Inauguration Bull left at an unknown time before 10:44 am. The President replayed a portion of his dictation.
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d)
The President resumed dication. The President’s schedule -Master schedule -January-June 1973 -Heads of State visits -Foreign trips -Europe -Stag dinners -Maurice H. Stans -Evenings at the White House -1972 campaign -State dinner -1972 campaign -Contributors -Church services -Press conferences -Trips -Domestic -Foreign -White House correspondents, Gridiron dinners -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Political people -Kissinger -Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Timmons -Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, briefings -Political people -Second term -Special interests -Haldeman’s conversations with Ehrlichman, Timmons, Shultz, Kissinger, George H. W. Bush and Stans -Labor and ethnic groups -Haldeman’s conversation with Colson -John B. Connally -1972 campaign -Contributors, political people
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d) -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -Colson-Connally group -Congress, governors, mayors -Ehrlichman -Administration personnel -Celebrities -Media -Presidential Commission -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Cabinet Room -Use -Productivity Commission -Labor -Administration personnel The President changed dictabelt tapes.
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The President’s dictated memorandum to Haldeman -Introduction to second part -Previous tape The President resumed dictation. The President’s schedule -Planning by Haldeman -Master schedule -Telephone calls -First term -Colson
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d) -Timmons -Harry S. Dent The President replayed a portion of his dictation. The President resumed dictation. The President’s schedule -Master schedule -Telephone calls -Colson -Dent -Effectiveness -White House social affairs -Dinners -Stans -Financial contributors -Government officials -Clark MacGregor’s recommendations -Priorities -Number per day -Recommendations -Birthdays, anniversaries -Parties -Letters National Security Council [NSC] staff -Second term reorganization -Cuts -Haldeman’s possible meeting with Kissinger -List -Loyalists -Departments -Retentions -Priorities -White House -Direction of effort -Handling of problem -The President’s role
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d) -Report from Haldeman Second term reorganization -Intelligence -Memorandum from Ehrlichman -Dr. James R. Schlesinger’s report -Schlesinger’s role vis-à-vis Kissinger’s role -Instruction for Haldeman -Authority -NSC -Congressional relations -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Kissinger’s schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President’s efforts -Schlesinger’s report -Implementation -Kissinger’s relationship with Haig -PFIAB -Haldeman’s possible meetings with Kissinger, Ehrlichman and Schlesinger -Management -Ehrlichman’s recommendation -Roy L. Ash -Independent study -Recommendation -Schlesinger’s memorandum -Weakness -Haldeman’s conversations -Overlap in functions -Expenditures by Defense Department -Number of CIA personnel -Quality -Quantity -“Liberal establishment bureaucracy” -State Department -Cuts -Attitudes -Foreign policy -Georgetown
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-6 (cont’d) -State Department -Recommendations -Timing
Conversation No. 838-7 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:12 am and 10:44 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with [Marjorie P. Acker] -Harry S. Truman’s memorial service -Folder -Fact sheet -Lack of speech -The President’s conversation with Bess (Wallace) Truman Bull left at an unknown time before 10:44 am.
Conversation No. 828-8 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: 10:44 am - 10:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Marjorie P. Acker. Paperwork -Memorandum -Enclosure -Item for the West Coast [for Henry A. Kissinger?] -Dr. James R. Schlesinger report
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-8 (cont’d)
Tricia Nixon Cox and Edward R. F. Cox’s schedule -Trip to Europe and the Soviet Union -Embassies -Henry J. Tasca -Edward R. G. Heath [?] -Letters to ambassadors -Instructions for [Jeanne W. Davis] of the National Security Council [NSC] -Rose Mary Woods -Acker’s meeting with Tricia Nixon Cox -[Walter H. and Leonore (Cohn)] Annenberg -Soviet Union and Yugoslavia governments -Preparation -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s office -Acker’s meeting with Tricia Nixon Cox Acker left at 10:48 am.
Conversation No. 828-9 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:48 am and 10:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Patrick J. Buchanan Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:53 am.
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Conversation No. 828-10 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:48 am and 10:53 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-10] Marjorie P. Acker entered at an unknown time after 10:48 am. Acker left at an unknown time before 10:53 am.
Conversation No. 828-11 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:48 am and 10:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Patrick J. Buchanan Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:53 am.
Conversation No. 828-12 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: 10:53 am Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President.
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-12 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 35-11]
Conversation No. 828-13 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: 11:01 am - 12:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan. Buchanan’s schedule -Christmas The President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Weather -Sun -Pool -Family -Trip to Florida -Thanksgiving -Florida Buchanan’s possible book -Arrangements -Deadline -Outline -Deadline -Theme -Richard M. Nixon administration -Outline -Chapter one -1968 election -Points to make -Administration -Philosophy -Buchanan’s memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Telephone call -Buchanan’s New York Times article -Theodore H. White -Press relations -Jeffrey Hart’s book -1972 election -1972 campaign -1964 campaign and election; -1966 campaign -Effect on Republican Party -Press coverage -Attacks on Barry M. Goldwater -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Liberal and conservative Republicans -Republican Party reconstruction -The President’s role -1962 election -1960 election -Press conference -Vice Presidency -Handicaps -Lack of staff, funds, retirement benefits -Post-1962 election -New York -Travel -International -Coach flights -Lack of entourage, stenographers -Southeast Asia, Europe Africa -1967 -1963, 1964 -Republican National Convention -Goldwater -The President’s travels -Commercial flights -Goldwater, Congressmen, Senators -The President’s relationship with Goldwater -Lyndon B. Johnson -Republican Party reconstruction
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -The President’s role -1966 campaign -New York -Travel -Predictions -Congressmen, Senators, governors -Press relations -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Martin Z. Agronsky -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Predictions about the President’s career -Cambodia -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Chapters -Organization -Buchanan’s New York Times article -Adversity -1966 campaign and election -The President’s travels -Sevareid -Television [TV] -The President -Predictions -Rockefeller, Ronald W. Reagan, George W. Romney -News magazines -Unknown commentator -The President -Romney -Polls -The President’s travels -1967 -1968 campaign and election -1964 election -Congressmen, Senators -Johnson -Congressmen, Senators, governors, state legislators, voters -Republicans -George H. Gallup -1972 election
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -1972 election -Republican Party -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Political balance -Congress, Senate, governors -Political balance -Goldwater -1964 and 1966 elections -1970 election -Republican Party -Congressmen, Senators, governors, voters -Press relations -Editorial endorsements -Washington, DC -National TV -Liberal establishment -Johnson -Eisenhower -1968 campaign -Hubert H. Humphrey -George S. McGovern -Edith Efron -1968 campaign -Tone -The President’s career -Guts, determination, stamina -Luck -1962 -1961 – November 5, 1968 -Vice Presidency -Funds -Public -Republican Party -1966 campaign -Travel -Airplane -Earnings -Winston S. Churchill -Books
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -1932 -US lectures -Networth -1969 -Spending -1968 campaign -Republican Party -Minority status -Congress -Press relations -Opposition -Exceptions -Press relations -Opposition -Exceptions -The President’s trips to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] and the Soviet Union -First term -Edmund S. Muskie, Humphrey, McGovern -Administration reaction -Actions -TV -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Cambodia, the President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Chapter -Trips -Chapter Two -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Camp David -Tone -David S. Broder’s article “The Breaking of the President” -News magazines -Demonstrations -Confrontation -Gallup polls -New Majority -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Cambodia
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Predictions -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -World War III -US-Soviet Union summit -Criticism -Respect -Single standard -First term -The President’s lack of critical meetings or telephone calls to editors, publishers, TV commentators -The President’s supporters -Johnson -TVs -News tickers -1967 -Eugene J. McCarthy -Compared to the administration -The President’s experience -1962 election -Vice Presidency -Alger Hiss case -Post-public life [1962-1968] -The President’s view -Reading -News summary -“Puff pieces” -Self-adulation and self-pity -Press releases -Time -Covers -The President’s trip to the PRC -Effect -Personalizing issues -Detachment -Friends and foes -Substance -News summary -TV, news ticker -1968 election
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -1964 -1962 -Lack of funds, support -First term -Criticism by supporters -Cambodia -1970 campaign -1972 election -Victory margin -Press relations -McGovern -Man and ideas -Issues -Busing -Permissiveness -Drugs, crime -Vietnam War -US withdrawal -Social issue -National scope -South -Massachusetts -Southern strategy -The President’s trips to the PRC and the Soviet Union -Economy -The President’s announcement -Outline -Chapter one -1968 -Triumph -Election -Tragedy -Triumph -1962 -Tragedy -Tet Offensive -McCarthy -Robert F. Kennedy -Johnson
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. -Washington, DC riots -Kennedy -Triumph -Election -Victory margin -Administration opposition -Media, universities, foundations, Congress -Supreme Court -Earl Warren -Resignation -Timing -Liberal establishment -Compared to Eastern establishment -The President’s interview with Garnett D. (“Jack”) Horner -“Washington establishment” -Chapter two -Confrontation -The President’s speech -Summer 1969 -Moon landing -Guam Doctrine -The President’s trips to Vietnam and Romania -The President’s speech on welfare reform -The President’s trip to California -Left -Demonstrators, media, Congressional relations -Press relations -News magazines -Broder -Tone -The President’s public approval rating -Chapter length -Left -Silent Majority -Chapter three -Media relations -Speechwriting -The President’s role
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -1973 Inaugural speech -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Samuel I. Rosenman -Chapter three -Media relations -Establishment -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s Des Moines speech -Washington Post -Networks -Sales -Syndication -Chapter length -Outlook section -Op-ed articles -Outline -Chapter four Manolo Sanchez entered and left at an unknown time after 11:01 am. Buchanan’s book -Outline -Chapter Four -Blacks on Supreme Court -Supreme Court -Philosophy -Blacks -Hostility -1972 election -The President’s personal commitment, working relationships -Busing, welfare -Liberal establishment -Supreme Court -Rockefeller -Republican Party -Eisenhower -1960 campaign and election -Catholics -John F. Kennedy’s telephone call to [Coretta Scott King] -Robert Kennedy
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -[Martin Luther King’s release from jail] -Foreign policy chapter -The President’s trip to the PRC -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Philosophy -The President’s trip to the PRC -Vietnam War -Chronology -Success -US force level -Deadline -Foreign policy chapter -Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Outline -New Majority chapter -McGovern -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Labor relations -George Meany -The President’s Miami trip -Patriotism -Business leaders, press relations -Work ethic -Politics -Respect -Meany -1972 campaign -Neutrality, support -Final chapter -Future -Second term reorganization -Bureaucracy -Spending, taxes -Responsibility -Congressional relations -1972 election -Victory margin
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Length -Organization -Writing -Press relations Press relations -Ronald L. Ziegler’s press conferences -Accommodations -Compared to Johnson -Press conferences -Opposition -Networks -Power -Public opinion -1968 campaign -1972 campaign -McGovern -Welfare -$1000 per person proposal -Vietnam War -Redistribution of wealth -News -Strategy -Networks -Power -Public support -Louis P. Harris poll -Polls -Reliability -Vietnam War -End -Effect -Opposition -John D. Ehrlichman’s and Henry A. Kissinger’s briefings -Administration reaction -Tone -Influence -Subscriptions -US bombing north of 20th Parallel
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Morale -Compared to Johnson -Telephone calls -Effect -Change -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr., Dan Rather, John Chancellor -Women -Blacks -Administration -Possible actions -Buchanan’s lunch with William Small -Cable TV -License renewal -Bias -Clay T. (“Tom”) Whitehead’s speech -Local stations’ responsibility -New York -El Paso Buchanan’s book -Buchanan’s schedule -Controversy -Liberals Press relations -Bias -Efron -Effect -Networks -Public opinion -Networks -Agnew’s Des Moines speech -Networks -Public awareness -Buchanan’s book -Public relations [PR] -Washington establishment -“Intellectual incest” -The President’s conversation with unknown European ambassador
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Presentation of credentials -Ambassador’s US trip -US -Goodness -Mental and emotional sickness -Dissipation -Commentators -1972 campaign -Robert D. Novak’s article -McGovern -Reported gains -Polls -News summary -Accuracy -Vietnam War -TV coverage -South Vietnamese -Battles -Compared to North Vietnamese -Provincial capitals -Battles -Countryside -Provincial capitals -Network requests for Hanoi photographs -Bomb damage -The President’s meeting with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -North Vietnamese atrocities against South Vietnamese civilians -Rocketing of cities -Assassination, murder -US military action -Military targets -Double standard -Spanish Civil War -American Revolution -Army -Continentals -Loyalists -Tories -Spanish Civil War
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Communists -Loyalists -Gen. Francisco Franco -Rebels -Loyalists -Civil War -South -The War of the Rebellion -The War between the States -The President’s use of TV -1972 campaign -Press conferences -Vietnam negotiations -Breakdown -Kissinger -Resumption -Press conferences -Purpose and location -Bureaucracy -Oval Office -National audience -East Room -Single point -Desk -Questions -Guidelines -Timing -Scheduling -Programs -Congressional relations -PR -Commentators -Frequency -Eisenhower -Republican Party -John Kennedy -Johnson -Johnson -Kennedy -Kennedy
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-13 (cont’d) -Wit Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:01 am. The President’s schedule -Walk from Oval Office Bull left at an unknown time before 12:01 pm. Buchanan’s book -Preparation Buchanan left at 12:01 pm.
Conversation No. 828-14 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:01 pm and 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Briefcase The President’s coat The President’s schedule -Walk to helicopter -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 828-15 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:01 pm and 12:03 pm
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 828-15 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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White House gifts -Women [Bess (Wallace) Truman] -Pins -Diamonds -Location -[Executive Office Building] -Pearls The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm.
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Conversation No. 828-16 Date: December 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:01 pm and 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s schedule -Arrangements White House gifts -Pins The President’s schedule -Bull’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm.
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