836

Date: 
Jan 09, 1973
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 836-1 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:24 am and 8:28 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-101]
Conversation No. 836-2 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 8:28 am Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 35-102]
Conversation No. 836-3 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:28 am and 8:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time after 8:28 am. President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Bull left at an unknown time before 8:56 am.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 836-4 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 8:28 am and 8:56 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] The President’s birthday -Birthday greetings -Washington Times, Washington Post -Picture -John McCrary [?] -Wire service -Press relations -Press conferences -Ronald L. Ziegler Birthday wishes -White House staff Press relations -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Press coverage -Tricia Nixon Cox -Monseigneur -Translation -California -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox -Press coverage -News summaries -1972 election
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-4 (cont’d) -President’s isolation -White House staff -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -John A. Volpe [?] -The President’s personality -Press coverage Camp David -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Mrs. Nixon -Secret Service -Swimming pool -Moscow trip -Preston Bush -Delivery -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Evening habits -Sleep Vietnam settlement -Press coverage -Protocol -Henry A. Kissinger -Arrival -Pessimism -Vietnamese -Rationality -Option two -Melvin R. Laird -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Missing in action [MIAs] -Cease-fire -Laird -Congress -North Vietnamese -POWs -Aid cut off to South Vietnam Second-term reorganization
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-4 (cont’d) -Herbert G. Klein -Article in Washington Post -The President’s personal feelings -Paris negotiations -Comparison [End of segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 836-5 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 8:56 am - 9:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods at 8:56 am. Dictation machine -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Virtues -Purpose -Memoranda not to be transcribed Unknown person entered at an unknown time after 8:56 am. Refreshments Unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:10 am. Dictation machine -Dictaphone -Type of tapes -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -Note taking on trips
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-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-5 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Books [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Walter H. Annenberg -Telephone call to Woods -Birthday wishes to the President Tricia Nixon Cox’s trip to Europe -Thank you letters -National Security Council [NSC] staff member -Recipients -Annenberg -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tone -Sample -Recipients -Prague Embassy -Mrs. Dobrynin -Moscow -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin The President's birthday -Roses -Gifts for the President -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -French Ambassador -Fred Schloder [?] -Frederic V. Malek -Son [?] -Wire service -Washington Post Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 9:08 am.
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-5 (cont’d) Dictation machine -Operation Woods left at 9:10 am. Press coverage of the President's birthday -New York Times -Washington Post -Radio -Television [TV] -Lead Woods entered at an unknown time after 9:10 am. Roses -The President's desk Woods left at an unknown time before 9:37 am. Press coverage of the President's birthday -Saul Pett story -Ages -Congressmen -Senators -Supreme Court judges -Konrad Adenauer Press relations -Accessibility -Pett -Interviews -Complaints -Associated Press [AP] -United Press International [UPI] -Baseball story -Preparation -TV -AP, UPI -New York Times -Ziegler's interview
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-5 (cont’d) -Pentagon Papers -Confidentiality rules -Robert Semple -Raymond W. Apple, Jr. -Drinking -Attitude toward the President -President's philosophy on reporting -Tom Wicker -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Columns and editorials Compared to news/reporting Bias Herbert G. Klein story -Internal power struggle -Ziegler as Press Secretary -Director of Communications Office -Carroll Kilpatrick -The President’s opinion of reporting -Telephone call to Ziegler -Reorganization of White House staff -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Ziegler’s staff adjustments -Viciousness The President’s birthday story -Wire services -Pictures of the President -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -John McCrary -Washington Post -Washington Star -Fran Lewine -Helen Thomas -The President’s points -Congress members, judges Ground rules for interviews -Direct quotes -Honesty
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-5 (cont’d)
Vietnam settlement -Paris story -Protocol -Kissinger -Ambitions Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] talks -Bernard Gwertzman of New York Times -Progress -Story regarding Soviet summit -SALT I -Clifton V. Daniel -Credibility New York Times -Validity of news stories -SALT I -SALT II -Credibility -Major events of first-term -Editorials -Leaks -State Department -Defense Department -Soviet summit -Antiballistic missiles [ABM] -The President's People's Republic of China (PRC) trip -Taiwan -Chiang Kai-shek Wage and price controls -George P. Shultz -Format for meeting press -Vietnam settlement -Paris -John D. Ehrlichman -Press conferences -Briefing books -"Meet the Press"
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-5 (cont’d) -Second-term reorganization -Transition period -Presidential press conferences -1973 Inauguration -Vietnam settlement -Wage and price controls -Shultz -Statement -Radio taping -Roberto Clemente -Television [TV] Press relations -Plans -TV -Press briefings -Watergate -Press -Mood -Vietnam settlement -Bombing -Policy explanation -Congressional briefing -B-52 bombers -Response -Timing -Mrs. Nixon's event -Washington Post -Klein -News story -The President’s opinion Ronald L. Ziegler left at 9:37 am.
Conversation No. 836-6 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 9:34 am - 10:05 am
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-6 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Birthday greetings Press relations -Ronald L. Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein story Rose Mary Woods entered at 9:40 am. Gift -Cost -Jade Dictation machine
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-Transcription machine -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Costs -White House purchase -Sony -Rebozo -White House Communications Agency [WHCA] -Location -Camp David -Florida -California
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-6 (cont’d) -Oval Office -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Residence -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Transcription machine -Rebozo -Music -Recording of dinner conversations -Tricia Nixon Cox -Alice Roosevelt Longworth Rose Mary Woods left at 9:42 am. Klein -Story -Ziegler -Kenneth W. Clawson -Charles W. Colson -Director of Communications -Staffing patterns -John D. Ehrlichman -Motives -Retention -New York Time -Abilities -Ehrlichman -Counselor -Anne L. Armstrong -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Roving assignment -Assistant -Intelligence -Possible duties -Meetings -Cabinet, National Security Council [NSC] -Congressional leaders briefings -Ziegler -Counselor for Communications -Time-Life -Scripps-Howard
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-6 (cont’d) -Possible resignation -Post-administration employment -Compared to the President -Age -Likeability -Armstrong 60th birthday interview -Recording -Age -Youth -Helen Thomas -Fran Lewine -Ziegler Taping system -Control -Transcription -Knowledge of existence -Alexander P. Butterfield -Haldeman -Technician -Stephen B. Bull -Quality -Purpose -Writing history -Locations -Oval Office -Cabinet Room -EOB -Camp David -Note taking -John B. Connally -Sony -Sensitivity of microphone -Placement -Notes -Woods The President's birthday interview
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-6 (cont’d) -Ziegler -Thomas -Notes -Bull -Archives Klein -Job responsibilities -Counselor of Communications -Prestige -Cabinet rank -EOB -Salary Congressional confirmations -Cabinet -1973 Inauguration -Subcabinet -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Watergate -White House legal operations -William E. Simon -Senate Finance Committee -Watergate -Krogh -Knowledge -Leaks -Testimony -Krogh -Qualifications -Transportation Department The President’s birthday interview -Age and leadership Press relations -Ziegler -Ehrlichman -Domestic programs -Meet the Press
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-6 (cont’d) -Press conferences -Questions -Patrick J. Buchanan -Vietnam settlement -Focus Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:42 am. Telephone call -John J. McFall The President talked with McFall between 10:02 am and 10:03 am. [Conversation No. 836-6A] [See Conversation No. 35-103] [End of telephone conversation] Cultivation of Congress -McFall -Press relations Haldeman left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 836-7 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Herbert Stein, and John D. Ehrlichman; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. National economy -Wage and price controls -Labor, management, Congress -Labor-Management Committee
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Labor leaders -George Meany -I. W. Abel -Paul Hall -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Leonard Woodcock -Teamsters -Rules of operation -Meany -Industry leaders -Stephen Bechtel -Ed Carter -Walt Wriston -James M. Roche -General Motors -Keith Flaherty [?] -US Steel -Purpose -Cost of Living Council -Wages -John T. Dunlop -Meany -Abel, Fitzsimmons -Food prices -Effect of labor -Stein -Book -Announcements -List of steps -Broilers export subsidy -Soybeans, grains -Farm commodities sales -Stockpiles -National security issue -Congressional relations -Grain -Loans -Agriculture Department -Real estate prices -Iowa
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Georgia -Tax laws -Cheese -Import quotas -Broilers -Farmers' interest -Income -PL 480 -Foreign food aid -Emergency relief -“Boondoggle” -Food for Peace -Surpluses -Earl L. Butz -Congressional relations -Food prices -Presentation -Timing -Preparation -Executive orders -Press relations -Congressional relations -Press questions -Meet the Press -John D. Ehrlichman -Second-term reorganization -Format -Stein’s answers -Congressional preview -Stein’s and Ehrlichman’s role -Congressional breakfast -Wilbur D. Mills -Gerald R. Ford -Hugh Scott -William E. Timmons -Agriculture Committees -Butz -Enlistment -Stockpiles -National security issue
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Presidential statement -Ronald L. Ziegler -Drafting -Food prices -Economic forecast -1972, 1973, 1974 -Threats to prosperity -Food prices -Congressional overspending -Full employment budget -Tax increases -Impoundment -Economic forecast -1973, 1974 -Unemployment -Congressional overspending -Consumer spending -Taxes -Full employment -Deficit -Inflation -Pierre Rinfret -Economist -Letter -Controls -1973, 1974 -Federal Reserve System -Paul W. McCracken -Mills -Arthur F. Burns -1972 election -Discount rate -William McChesney Martin, Jr. syndrome -Bragging -Charles W. Colson -New York Times financial section -1972 election -Republicans in Congress -Donald McL. Kendall -Business Council
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Businessmen for Nixon -Labor supporters -Stein’s economic report -Unemployment -Joseph Barr -Former Treasury Secretary -Predictions -1974 budget -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Deficits -Figures -Prediction -Revenues -Press briefings -Herbert G. Klein -Economic writers -Luncheon -Chicago -Detroit -Los Angeles -Houston -Atlanta -St. Louis -Cleveland -Cincinnati -Columbus -Philadelphia -New York -Economic reports -Letter -Klein -Burns -Kendall -Peter J. Brennan -Labor -Economic report -Tape for broadcast -Public Relations [PR] effort -Colson -Congressional relations
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Impoundment -Overspending -Spending programs -Home for disabled veteran -Roy L. Ash -Generalities -Spending -Taxes -Prices -Economic forecast -1973 The President's birthday -Gift Commendations -Shultz Milton Friedman [?] -Health -Telephone call -The President’s conversation Stein and Ehrlichman left at 10:43 am. Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:43 am. The President's schedule -Helmut Schmidt -Finance Minister -West Germany -Vietnam settlement -Europe -Trade -Congressional leaders meeting Shultz left at 10:44 am. -Maurice J. Williams -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr.
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-7 (cont’d) -Photograph session Bull left at an unknown time before 10:45 am.
Conversation No. 836-8 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:43 am and 11:09 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Col. Richard T. Kennedy and Maurice J. Williams. The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Turner B. Shelton’s schedule -Fatigue -Anastasio Somoza The President entered at 10:45 am. Birthday congratulations Photographs -Seating arrangements [Photograph session] Birthday roses -Gift from staff -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Cost Bull and press left at an unknown time before 11:03 am. Williams -Government service -Cabinet officers -White House staff -Sub-cabinet
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-8 (cont’d) -Career civil service -Dedication -West Virginia -Overseas assignments -Nicaragua -Bangladesh -Philippines -Cyclone -Government service -Dedication -Nicaragua relief effort Nicaragua relief report -Morale -Voluntary agencies -The President’s personal representative -Appreciation -Shelton -Performance -Wife -Residency -Destruction -Voluntary Agencies -Food and water distribution An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 10:45 am. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:03 am. -Political situation -Latin American reaction -Compared to US -US management skills -Destruction in Managua -US-Nicaraguan cooperation -Press relations -Gratitude of Nicaraguan people -Roberto Clemente
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-8 (cont’d) -U.S. governmental effort coordination -U.S. contributions -Need -Voluntary agencies -The President’s pleasure -Turner’s efforts -Voluntary agencies -Press questions -Public attention to Latin America -Neglect -Revolutions, disasters -Managua -Nicaraguan people -Mexico Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:45 am. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:03 am. Latin America -Dwight David Eisenhower -Puerto Rico -Latin governments -Marine’s opinion -Music, arts, warmth -Spain -Italy -France -Charles A. J. M. de Gaulle -Nicaragua -Somoza -Leadership Birthday congratulations Photograph for Williams Williams left at 11:03 am.
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-8 (cont’d)
Vietnam settlement -Meetings -Le Duc Tho -Health -Instructions -Reception -Press coverage -Henry A. Kissinger -Irrelevance -Communists -Cleverness -Kissinger -Negotiating skills -Kissinger’s report -Melvin R. Laird -Press statement -Option two -Press distortion -Dove position -South Vietnamese -Charles W. Colson -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Missing in action [MIAs] -Peace objectives -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Laos -Cambodia -Option one compared to option two -Future of peace -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -Status of negotiations Kennedy left at 11:09 am.
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Conversation No. 836-9 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: 11:09 am - 1:23 pm Location: Oval Office H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman met with Frederic V. Malek and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Staff schedules Photographs -Ollie Atkins The President entered at 11:10 am. Birthday greetings Maurice J. Williams -Photograph -Wife -Location -Press room Bull and the photgrapher left at an unknown time before 11:36 am. Second term reorganization -The President's confidence in Malek -Management skills -Loyalty of appointees -Priority -Compared to intelligence -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] appointment -George D. Webster -Charles W. Colson -Requirements -Loyalty -Tax lawyer -Roger Barth -Jews
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Herbert Stein -Loyalty -Tax lawyer -Chicago -[First name not unknown] Seidman [?] -[First name not unknown] Allabrandi [?] -Northern Corporation President -Alaman [?] -Importance -Webster -Colson -Personnel management -Schedule C appointments -Campaign loyalists -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Malek as Deputy -Roy L. Ash -George P. Shultz -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Purpose -Shultz -Performance -Weinberger -Performance -Ash -Manager -Malek -Value -Department of Transportation -Claude S. Brinegar -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Staff -Management reorganization -Malek’s plans -Domestic Council -Staff cutbacks -OMB -White House staff -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -White House staff
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Career staff -Secret Service -Military aides -Assistant Secretary for Administration within each Department -Duties -Defense -Ash -George W. Romney -Shultz -Commerce Department -OMB -Regional officers -Administration loyalists -Inspectors General -Departments -State Department -Labor Department -Peter Brennan -Picture of the President -Fitness reports -Assistant Secretaries for Administration -OMB Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:10 am. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:36 am. Second term reorganization -Inspector generals -Defense Department -State Department -William J. Casey -Ambassadors -Tricia Nixon Cox -Frank J. Shakespeare -Foreign Service -Frank C. Carlucci -Armed Services
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Quality of Personnel -Enticements of recruiting -Compared to 1969 -OMB -Staff transfers -New recruits -Criteria for employment -Political sensitivity -Nepotism -OMB -Peter M. Flanigan -Ambassadors -Recruitment -Shared philosophy -Regional concerns -Harvard Law School -Harvard School of Business Administration -Harvard School of Medicine -Henry A. Kissinger and Foreign Service -Harvard School of Political Science -Quality -Harvard School of Diplomacy -Quality -Pacifism -Montana State -Unknown man -Under Secretary of Labor -Czech -Career history -Yale University -Harvard Law School -Cambridge University -Brennan -Regional considerations -Harvard University -Yale University The White House photographer, Ash, John D. Ehrlichman entered at 11:36 am. Second term reorganization
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Loyalists Malek left at 11:36 am. The White House photographer left at an unknown time before 12:14 pm. Ash's responsibilities -Shultz -Stein -Economic policies -Quadriad member -Wage and price controls -Spokesman for economic forecasts -1972 economy -Predictions for 1973 and 1974 -Congressional spending -Shultz -Stein -Ehrlichman’s memorandum National economy spokesmen -Shultz -Labor-Management Committee -Wage and price controls -Farmer -Food prices -Congressional spending -Threat to prosperity -Full employment budget -Tax increases -Ash’s background -Businessman -Non-businessmen -Shultz -Weinberger -John B. Connally -Litton Industries -Others -Economists -Stein
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Treasury Department -Arthur F. Burns Burns -Performance -1972 campaign -Discount rate -Money supply -Effectiveness -Possible relationship with Ash -Status as economist Ash -Washington Post -Criticism -The President’s advice -Noah Dietrich -Character -Status in administration -Confirmation -Relationship with Cabinet OMB -The President's conversation with Malek -Budget emphasis -Shultz -Weinberger -Lack of management concerns -Shultz -Weinberger -Personnel -Budget man -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Management emphasis -Malek -Budget concerns -Samuel M. Cohen -Professionalism -Congressional liaison -Bryce N. Harlow
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Congressional constituencies -Meeting -Harlow -Ehrlichman -Ash -Shifts in job assignments -Congressional relations -Cabinet officers -British Cabinet -Elliot L. Richardson -Department of Health, Education , and Welfare [HEW] -Advocacy -Defense Department -Weinberger -HEW -Budget officers -Lack of political judgment -White House intervention Budget -Domestic Council -Ash’s political judgment -Reviews -Earl L. Butz -James T. Lynn -Cabinet members with political judgment -Butz -Lynn -Weinberger -Richardson -Clark MacGregor -Rogers C. B. Morton -Brinegar -Krogh -Ash’s relations with Congress -Eldon B. Mahon -John C. Stennis -Wilbur D. Mills -Impoundment -Strategy
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Unemployment -George W. Romney -Housing -Paul H. O’Neill -Speech -Lynn -Impoundment -Outside assistance -Carlucci -Congressional support -Joseph W. Barr -Former Secretary of the Treasury -Shultz -Former Budget Directors -Meet the Press -Thomas Jefferson -Weinberger -Briefing paper -Presidential reaction -Tax increase -Congressional reaction -Analysts reaction -Taxes -Weinberger -Inflation -David M. Kennedy -Public relations [PR] strategy -1974 budget presentation -Weinberger -Ash -Ebenezer Scrooge -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Republican Congressional leaders meeting -1973 budget -Support for impoundment -Kleindienst -Legality of impoundment -Taxes -“No new taxes” -Polls
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Gallup -Taxes -Spending -Tax increase -Social programs -Thomas J. Meskill -Connecticut budget -Nelson A. Rockefeller -New York -Polls -Austerity budget -Framing the issue -Domestic spending -Defense cuts -Impoundment -Presidential justifications -Congressional relations -Mahon -Russell B. Long -Consultation -Appropriation committees -New structure -Henry S. Reuss -William E. Brock, III -Mills -Litton contribution -Mills School of Public Administration -University of Arkansas -Speech -Taxes -707 analogy -OMB Henry A. Kissinger's telephone call -Birthday greetings Ehrlichman and Ash left at 12:14 pm. Kissinger's letter -Vietnam settlement breakthrough
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Protocols -October agreements -Congressional relations -Saigon Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown item after 12:14 pm. The President's schedule -William P. Rogers -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Ash -Cole -Richard Kennedy Bull left at an unknown time before 12:20 pm. -Free days -Press conference -Florida -Appointment times -Cabinet -Members of Congress -Malek -Donald McI. Kendall -Types of meetings -Unscheduled afternoons -Bull -Responsibilities -Haldemen’s responsibilities Richard Kennedy entered at 12:20 pm. Henry A. Kissinger's letter -Vietnam settlement -Distribution -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Richard Kennedy -Rogers -William H. Sullivan -Melvin R. Laird
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Ronald L. Ziegler -Press relations Vietnam settlement -Prospects -Kissinger -Optimism -North Vietnamese negotiating stance -Timing -Congress -Press -Canada -US – South Vietnam relations -Nguyen Van Thieu -South Vietnamese people -Thieu in October -Haig -Kissinger -Birthday greetings -Report -Secrecy -Kennedy’s role -Haldeman’s role -Presidential directives -Birthday gift -Negotiating strategy -Haig -Timing for trip to Saigon -Political agreement -Kissinger’s schedule -Haig’s trip -Disclosure to Haig -Creighton B. Abrams -Kissinger -Rogers Kennedy left at 12:30 pm. The President’s schedule
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) Cole entered at 12:31 pm. Birthday greetings Relations between Ehrlichman and Cole -Ehrlichman's PR activities -Congressional relations -The President's confidence in Cole Unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:31 pm. Lunch Unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm. Cole's duties -Ehrlichman -Presidential schedule -Haldeman’s duties -Bull -Paperwork -Memoranda length -National Security Council [NSC] -Details -Memoranda -The President's interest -Staff Secretary -Further information -News summaries -Paper flow -Ehrlichman’s duties -Cole’s role -The President’s schedule -Bull -Ehrlichman’s views -Impoundment -Personal meetings -Domestic Council -Bryce N. Harlow [?] -Undersecretaries
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Assistant Secretaries -Training program -Cole's age -Speeches -Ehrlichman -State of the Union -Radio speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William E. Timmons -Congressional relations -Radio messages -Capital punishment for drug dealers -Rockefeller -Polls -Public support -Civil libertarians -Motives
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-Contacts with White House -Ehrlichman -The President's interest -Fight on drugs -Justice Department -Public support Contracts for New York -Ehrlichman -AX contract -Experimental fighter -Northrup in California
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Fairchild in Long Island -Competition -Presidential intervention -Competition -Robert Seamans -Long Island economic impact -Grumman -Fairchild -Northrup -California -Grumman Frank L. Rizzo -The President's concern -Schools -Grant system -Treatment by Milton N. Shapp -Federal actions -Pennsylvania -Education money -HEW -Philadelphia
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-Political plans -Governor -Personal problem
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:03 pm and 12:52 pm. [Conversation No. 836-9A] [See Conversation No. 35-104] [End of telephone conversation] Romney -Transition -Lynn -Weinberger National economy -Spending -Taxes The President talked with the White House operator at 12:52 pm. [Conversation No. 836-9B] [See Conversation No. 35-105] [End of telephone conversation] Letter to Mills Spending -Charles W. Colson -Congressional relations -Kenneth W. Clawson -Ziegler The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 12:52 pm and 1:22 pm. [Conversation No. 836-9C] [See Conversation No. 35-106]
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d)
[End of telephone conversation] Romney John A. Volpe -1972 campaign -Ambassador -Secretary of Transportation Relations between Ehrlichman and Cole -Paperwork -Priorities Cole left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm. The President's schedule -Free time -Meetings -Cabinet, Quadriad, NSC -Counsellors -Congress -Business labor -John B. Connally -John N. Mitchell -Kissinger -Colson -Kissinger -Telephone call -Birthday wishes -Cable -Conversation with Haldeman -Gratitude to the President -Vietnam settlement -Breakthrough -Thieu -North Vietnamese -Conversation with the President -Haig
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) Herbert G. Klein -Meeting -Counselor for communications -New job -Press story Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:52 pm. Ziegler's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:52 pm. Dishes Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm. Klein -Responsibilities -Counselor for communications -Cabinet meetings -NSC meetings -Press secretary -Salesman for administration -Programming Cabinet -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Frank Dale -Uses -Rose Mary Woods -Opposition -Preston Wolfe -1972 Campaign -Office of Communications -Press Office -Colson’s office -William J. Baroody, Jr. -Special Assist to the President -Letters to editor -Herbert G. Klein
-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -“Attack group” -Responsibilities -Staff -Employment possibilities -California job -James S. Copley -Press coverage -Baroody -Anne L. Armstrong -Staff -Bicentennial -Bicentennial Commission -Counselor to the President -Executive Director -Chairman -David Mahoney The President's schedule -Florida trip -Vietnam settlement -Negotiations -Kissinger -Haig -1973 Inauguration -The President’s work -Inaugural speech -Personnel -Congressional messages -Cabinet meeting -Congressional leaders meeting -Budget -State of the Union speech -Florida schedule -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Swimming -Appearance -Sun -Television -Inaugural activities -Concert
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 836-9 (cont’d) -Balls -Inaugural speech -Parade -Trip to Soviet Union -1972 election -Inaugural activities -Parade -TV coverage -Balls -Miss America contest -Church service -Radio coverage -Popularity Roses -Delivery Haldeman left at 1:22 pm.
Conversation No. 836-10 Date: January 9, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 5:24 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Oval Office -The President’s meeting Unknown people left at an unknown time before 5:24 pm.