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Date: 
Jan 25, 1973
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 842-1 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez at an unknown time after 11:06 am. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 842-2 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time after 11:06 a.m. Translation Press Relations -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Bull left at an unknown time before 11:18 a.m.
Conversation No. 842-3 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-3 (cont’d)
Photographs -Days of mourning -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins W. Marvin Watson letter -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 842-4 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to W. Marvin Watson. Lyndon B. Johnson -Eulogy by W. Marvin Watson Watson’s abilities
Conversation No. 842-5 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to George R. Davis, Minister of the National Christian Church. Lyndon B. Johnson's funeral service -Choir Davis’s qualities
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-5 (cont’d) Vietnam settlement -Criticism
Conversation No. 842-6 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Letters to be transcribed -Rose Mary Woods -Marjorie P. Acker The unknown person left.
Conversation No. 842-7 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Between 11:18 am and 11:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 11:18 am. The President's schedule -Yitzhak Rabin -Golda Meir -Meeting Secret Service staffing -Robert H. Taylor -William L. Duncan -Edward L. Morgan -Presidential detail
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-7 (cont’d) Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:18 am. Order of refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:39 am. Secret Service staffing -Certificate -Letter -Duncan -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Taylor -Duncan -James J. Rowley -Duncan -Appointment Lyndon B. Johnson's funeral service -Wreath Press relations -Radio -Television -Taxes -Budget -Scheduling -Networks -Johnson funeral -Radio John D. Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -Confirmation strategy -Charles H. Percy -The President’s speech -"New majority" theme -Appointments -Colson's advice to President -Ehrlichman’s opinion
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-7 (cont’d) Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:18 am. The President's schedule -Rabin -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 11:39 am. Ehrlichman -Colson's advice to President -Speech by President -Roy L.Ash -George P. Shultz -The President's activities -Inauguration -Vietnam settlement -Executive privilege -Role -Kissinger -Speech by President -Ash -Shultz -Colson's advice to President -"New Majority" theme -Speech by President -Budget -Colson -"New Majority" -Colson's advice -Shultz -Ash -Speech by the President -The President's TV appearances -"Today Show -Price -Colson's advice to President -Strategy and substance Haldeman left at 11:39 am.
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 842-8 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Between 11:39 am and 12:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Yitzhak Rabin; the White House photographer was present at the beginning to the meeting. Rabin's schedule Golda Meir -Speeches -Honorary degree -Lyndon B. Johnson Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:40 a.m. Ambassadors Middle East -Meir -Anwar Sadat Rabin -Knowledge of US -Knowledge of Israel -Knowledge of world -Experience in US The President's election victory in 1972 US foreign policy -Vietnam settlement -World War II Johnson
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination US aid to Israel Israel's history -United Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) -US actions -Jordan Middle East options for future -Egypt -USSR -Change from war to peace -USSR -Israeli strength -Cease-fire -Negotiations -Strategy and goals -French-Germans -Germans-Poles -Poles-Russians Foreign policy makers -Attitudes -Winston S. Churchill -Austrian diplomat during World War I -Major world power -British -French -Germans -Italians Middle East -Balance of power -Negotiations -Golan Heights -Syrians Rabin's trip home
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) Rabin left at 12:06 pm. Vietnam settlement -Press relations -Washington Post -American diplomacy -Edward R. G. Heath -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Australians -Negotiations -Location -Spiro T. Agnew -Schedule -Kissinger's schedule -Trip to Hanoi -Cabinet meeting -Press relations -Future -The President’s advice An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:00 pm. Refreshment The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:43 pm. Agnew -Trip to South Vietnam -Kissinger -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Hanoi -Nguyen Van Thieu -President's schedule -Domestic speech -John Negroponte -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Schedule -Press relations -Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) -Australia -Pierre E. Trudeau Australia and New Zealand Pompidou -Charles A. J. M. deGaulle Italy France Vietnam settlement -Kissinger's briefings of Congress -Location -Content -Press relations -Mary McGrory -The President’s critics -Kissinger's remarks -Bombing -Kissinger's conversation with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Press relations -Washington Star -Negotiations -North Vietnam -Joseph W. Alsop -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Ronald L. Ziegler -Alsop, William S. White, Dick Wilson, Robert Allen -McGrory, Peter Lisagor, James B. ("Scotty") Reston, Thomas G. (“Tom”) Wicker -Washington Post, Washington Star -The President's judgement -Howard K. Smith -Barry M. Goldwater -John G. Tower -PRC, USSR -Johnson
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) -Lisagor The President's meeting with Rabin -Johnson -Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination -US Civil unrest -King -Robert F. Kennedy assassination -Washington, DC -Detroit -Watts The President's foreign policy -PRC -USSR -Vietnam -John F. Kennedy -Cuban Missile Crisis -Henry Fairlie's book British press -Opinion of the President -Compared to John F. Kennedy -Characterized Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:06 pm. Book on Benjamin Disraeli -Kissinger Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:43 pm. British ambassadors -John Freeman -R. Anthony Eden Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Freeman
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) The President read from a book on Disraeli. -William E. Gladstone -Charles Darwin Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan Harvard -Kissinger's daughter President's Vietnam policy -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Opponents of policy -POW wives -Timing of settlement -Cambodia -Laos -Bombing -Goldwater -Press relations -Bernard Gwirtzman -Charles H. Percy -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Charles E. Goodell -Goldwater -William B. Saxbe -Bombing -Le Duc Tho -North Vietnam -PRC -Congressional leaders -Hugh Scott -John C. Stennis -J. William Fulbright Johnson -Dean Rusk's eulogy -The President’s remarks -Vietnam -Ngo Dinh Diem
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-8 (cont’d) -Application of power John F. Kennedy -Health -Max Jacobson
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift.] The President’s schedule -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Sleep [End segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Domestic concerns Vietnam settlement -The President's role -Chairmen of Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird Kissinger left at 12:43 pm.
Conversation No. 842-9 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Between 12:43 pm and 12:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-9 (cont’d) The President's schedule The President and unknown person left.
Conversation No. 842-10 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:55 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 4:55 pm. Expression of thanks Sanchez and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 842-11 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:55 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm.
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09)
Conversation No. 842-12 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:55 and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -State Dinner, 1/31/73 -Eisuku Sato -Donald M. Kendall -John D. Rockefeller III -Hugh Scott -William P. Rogers -Peter M. Flanigan -Head of Mitsui in New York -Nobuhiko Ushiba, Ambassador from Japan to the US -Frederick B. Dent -Kendall -Frank Zarb Georgia O'Keefe dinner -Press -Entertainment Howard Stevens -Speech copy -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 842-13 Date: January 25, 1973 Time: Between 5:00 pm and 6:58 pm Location: Oval Office
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman. Meeting -William F. Rhatican -Henry A. Kissinger -Talking paper for the President -William E. Timmons -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Budget concerns -Entitlement programs -Previous work Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. Talking papers -Ehrlichman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:09 pm. Meeting with George P. Shultz, Roy L.Ash, and Ehrlichman Meeting with the President's counselors -Ehrlichman -Kissinger Cabinet -Melvin R. Laird -Participation during meetings -Future format of meetings -Budget -Weinberger -Legal justifications of impoundments -Richard G. Kleindienst Spiro T. Agnew -Contacts with Senators An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. Kissinger's schedule
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d)
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:09 pm. Agnew -Bryce N. Harlow -Conversations with Haldeman, Kissinger, and John N. Mitchell -Trip Foreign Policy -Defense -Intelligence -Defense -Possible 1974 budget cuts Meetings format Kissinger entered at 5:09 pm. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:09 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:34 pm. Agnew -Trip to Southeast Asia -Vietnam negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu -Alexander M. Haig -Kissinger -The President’s letters -Bombing halt -Pictures -Meeting with the President prior to Inauguration -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger in Paris -Egypt -Anwar el-Sadat -Federal-state relations committee -Iran
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Oil consortium deal -Visit to Moscow -Vietnam -Dean Rusk's eulogy of Lyndon B. Johnson -Nixon's trips as Vice President -Substance Nelson A. Rockefeller Agnew -Role with Senate -Schedule -Trip to Asia -Indonesia, Malaysia -Relations with White House -Charles H. Percy -Removal as head of intergovernmental group -Ehrlichman, Haldeman, and Ronald L. Ziegler -The President's Vietnam settlement speech -Kissinger -Congress -Changes in behavior -Outlook -Staff -Cabinet meeting on 1974 budget -Role with Congress -Rusk's eulogy of Johnson -Johnson's foreign travel as Vice President -Norway -Finland -Johnson’s support for the President -Intergovernmental relations -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Bicentennial -Revenue sharing -Iran -Negotiations -John B. Connally -Moscow -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] negotiations
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Kissinger -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Loyalty of Vice Presidents -Nixon and Dwight D. Eisenhower -Johnson and John F. Kennedy -Hubert H. Humphrey and Johnson -Agnew and Nixon -December bombing of Vietnam -National security briefings Legislative leaders meeting Elliot L. Richardson -National Security Council [NSC] Agnew -Trip to Asia -Economic reconstruction of Vietnam -Report to Cabinet -Shultz -Indonesia, Cambodia, Southeast Asia Kissinger left at 5:34 pm.
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Agnew -Role in administration
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Bicentennial -Anne L. Armstrong -Leonard Garment -Government appropriations -Irving Kristol -John Mitchell -[First name unknown] Diamond -Professor -John Q. Wilson -Edward C. Banfield -Wilson -The President's role in history -Self-reliance -Revenue sharing -Administration officials -Fact-finding -Rockefeller -Benefits -Staff needs -Tex McCrary -William L. Safire -Richard A. Moore Tax cuts 1974 budget -The President's cuts -Johnson's funeral service -Great Society -Blacks -Military guard Agnew -Presidency
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-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Rockefeller -Ronald W. Reagan -William E. Brock, III -Percy -Agnew -Connally -Rockefeller -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Frank Leonard’s memo. -Republican National Committee -Editor of Monday Magazine -Thomas W. Braden article -Leonard’s memo George H. W. Bush -Joan Braden [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Ehrlichman's conversation with Percy -Relations with White House -Qualifications Confirmation of Presidential assistants -Percy -Director of Cost of Living Council -Shultz -Press office -John T. Dunlop -Council on International Policy [CIEP] -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Domestic Council -National Security Council [NSC] -OMB -Delegation of powers -Ehrlichman, Kissinger, and Peter M. Flanigan -Legislation -Gerald R. Ford -Andrew Johnson's impeachment
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Abraham Lincoln -Edwin Stanton -Ehrlichman's conversation with William P. Rogers -Sherman Adams Republican leaders -Hugh Scott -Ash -William F. Knowland -Compared to Ford -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Ford -“Meet the Press” -Relations with White House -Harlow -Ford -Scott -Ford -Relations with White House -Rose Mary Woods -Governors -Cole -Rockefeller -Reagan -Weinberger Confirmation of Presidential assistants -Mood of Congress Administration's press relations Letters from President -Donald M. Kendall -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -Ziegler -Harlow -Eisenhower -Recipients -Labor, business, editors -Vietnam
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Content -Edward E. David, Jr. -Desmond J. Barker, Jr. Reorganization plan to Congress -Executive Office of the President Agnew's trip Briefings -Budget -Economy Television [TV] -Ehrlichman -"Today Show" -"CBS Morning News" -Peter J. Brennan -Qualities -James T. Lynn -TV presence -George H. W. Bush -Qualities -Armstrong -Weinberger -Shultz -TV capabilities -Hobart Rowen The President's schedule -State of the Union message -Radio address -Televised introductions -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Economic State of the Union -Possible veto message The President's speech -Vietnam settlement -The President's style
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Compared to Ray Price State of the Union address -Cole -Price Samuel J. (“Sam”) Ervin, Jr. -Executive privilege -Kissinger -Percy -Jacob K. Javits -Kissinger testimony -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -John E. Moss Tax reform -Shultz Energy -Rogers C. B. Morton -Flanigan -Problems -Maldistribution -Refining capacity -Iran -[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Connally -Richard M. Helms -J. William Fulbright The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:34 pm and 6:18 pm. [Conversation No. 842-13A] [See Conversation No. 36-112] [End of telephone conversation] Energy
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -White House assignment -Charles J. DiBona -Shultz, Kissinger, and Ehrlichman -Flanigan -Need for decisions -The President's schedule -Florida -Woods Trade Price -Preparation of speeches -Franklin R. Gannon -Quality of work The President talked with Helms between 6:18 pm and 6:22 pm. [Conversation No. 842-13B] [See Conversation No. 36-113] [End of telephone conversation] Personnel -Frederic V. Malek -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -William D. Ruckelshaus -[First name unknown] Curran -Head of New York Crime Commission -Experience -Qualifications -DiBona -Ruckelshaus -L. Patrick Gray Labor Department -Brennan -Shultz
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) Welfare reform -Poll Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:22 pm.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:58 pm. Welfare reform -Blacks -Weinberger -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Food stamps -Office of Economic Opportunity -Domestic Council operation -Reagan -Costs of social programs -Weinberger 1974 Budget -Agriculture -Higher education -Change in grant program -Weinberger -Richardson -Kristol -University of California faculty -Quotas -Plopchik [?]
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Patrick J. Buchanan Blacks -Johnson -Administration's programs -Civil rights law enforcement -Jobs -Social mobility -Psychology -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.'s meeting with Ehrlichman -Conference at Johnson Library -Possible meeting of black leaders with the President -Symbolism -The President's meeting with Ralph Abernathy -Moynihan -The President's meeting with Black Caucus -Jordan -Qualities -Limousine seating arrangements -Whitney M. Young -Communist leaders Gannon -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Robert H. Finch -Price Ehrlichman's conversation with C. Gregg Petersmeyer -Background -David N. Parker Staffing -Delays -Assistant secretaryship positions -Charles W. Colson's suggested personnel -Connally -People recommended -Sid Richardson law firm -Martin E. (“Marty”) Underwood -Johnson
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman -Agnew -Ruckelshaus -Richard Scaife -Colson -Shultz -The President's role -Charles McC. Mathias -John Connally Connally as possible President -George Christian -Qualities -Sherman Adams Agnew -Staff Rockefeller's plan -Value for administration -George W. Romney -Letter to Ehrlichman -Lenore Romney's activities -Age Presidency -Age -Rockefeller -Romney -Eisenhower -William Henry Harrison -James Buchanan Staffing -Malek -OMB -Jerry H. Jones -Bush -Congress -Governors
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 842-13 (cont’d) -Timmons The President's schedule -Wilbur D. Mills -The President’s possible visit to Arkansas -Domestic Council -Weinberger -Cabinet members -Romney -John A. Volpe -Maurice H. Stans -Agnew -Disarmament Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 6:58 pm.