844

Date: 
Jan 30, 1973
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 844-1 Date: January 30, 1973 Time: Between 8:55 am and 9:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Funeral services -Capitol -Cathderal -William F. (“Billy”) Graham The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] Memo from James D. (“Don”) Hughes to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Woods left at 9:05 am.
Conversation No. 844-2 Date: January 30, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 9:24 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:24 am.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 844-3 Date: January 30, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:24 am and 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 9:24 am. Press relations -Henry A. Kissinger -Jerrold L. (“Jerry”) Schecter -Time -Kissinger relations with White House -India–Pakistan -The President's relationship -White House staff -Kissinger -"Man of the Year" cover -Schecter -Relationship with Kissinger -Conversation -Charles W. Colson -Herbert G. Klein -"Johnny Carson Show" -Kissinger "Man of the Year" cover story -Media -Elections of 1970 -Kissinger’s response to press on bombing -Television [TV] -David Kraslow -Crosby S. Noyes -Kissinger and Jews -Smith Hempstone, Jr -Ronald L. Ziegler -Media perceptions -News summary -Time -Newsweek -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -John A. Scali
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -Klein -Colson and Haldeman -Patrick J. Buchanan -White House strategy -The campaign -White House staff -Buchanan -Robert H. Finch -TV -Kissinger Kissinger entered at 9:41 am. Haldeman left at 9:42 am. Kissinger's schedule -Joseph W. Alsop -Rowland Evans Newsweek -Coverage of the President and Vietnam -Kissinger's conversations -Henry Hubbard -Mel Elfin Press relations -Vietnam War Kissinger's schedule -Robert S. McNamara -Economic development -Press relations -Mail Press attitude -Haldeman -TV -Time Vietnam settlement
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -Cease-fire -Buchanan The President's relations with unnamed person [Tran Van Lam] -Paris -US relations with South Vietnam -Schedule for unnamed person [Tran Van Lam] -Spiro T. Agnew Agnew's schedule -Kissinger -Brent G. Scowcroft -Itinerary -Philippines -The President's schedule -Philippines -Report to the Cabinet -Kissinger's schedule -North Vietnam -People's Republic of China [PRC] -The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting Press relations -Counterattack -White House attitudes -Alsops -List -Haldeman -Alsops Kissinger's schedule -Hanoi -Public relations Agnew -Meeting with Cabinet Egyptians -Meeting with Kissinger
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -London -Golda Meir -Camp David Tran Van Lam and Tran Kim Phuong entered at 9:52 am; Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Photo session Foreign relations -US and Vietnam -Cease-fire -Peace -Economic and military support for Vietnam -Friendship for Vietnam -South Vietnam government -Recognition -Assistance -Influence -US policy in Indochina -Agnew's visit to Vietnam -Areas of discussion -Possible recommendations to the US Cabinet -Negotiations -Congress -Economic and military support for South Vietnam -Paris negotiations -The President's trips to Vietnam -Friendship with Vietnamese people -Independence -US press -Nguyen Van Thieu -Congress -Aid -Peace investment -International relations with South Vietnam -North Vietnam
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) Vietnam settlement -Cease-fire -North Vietnam -Communists -Kissinger -War and peace -US policy toward South Vietnamese government -Agnew -Demonstrations -Timing -Madame Nguyen Binh -Paris -Geneva -Copenhagen -Scandinavians -French -Maurice Schumann -Demonstration -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Paris -Impact of demonstrations on negotiations -Charles A. J. M. Degaulle -The President's state visit -Funeral -Police -Iceland -Demonstrations -France -Pompidou -Schumann -William P. Rogers -Paris -Copenhagen -Pompidou -Finland -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Geneva -Salzburg -Vienna -Vienna
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -Demonstrators -Geneva -North Vietnamese -Chinese -Paris -Pompidou -Schumann -Demonstrations -South Vietnamese -Hanoi -South Vietnam -US relations with USSR -Chinese -Hanoi -Saigon -Schumann -Jean Sainteny -North Vietnam -Agreement -Souvanna Phouma -Nguyen Van Thieu -US aid -South Vietnam -Air Force -People -US relations -USSR -PRC -North Vietnam -Laos -Cambodia -Cease-fire -Press relations -Congress -Communism -North Vietnam -US strategy -USSR -PRC -US relations with South Vietnam
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -Kissinger -Agnew -Thieu -North Vietnam -Effect of bombing -South Vietnam -May offensive -Strength of forces -Government -Effect of Communism -Death statistics -Cease-fire -Strategy -Thieu -Press relations -Paris -Kissinger -Copenhagen -Danish Prime Minister -Danes, Swedes, Norwegians -Paris -Vienna -Geneva -Pompidou -Thieu -Demonstrations -France -Cultural influences on Vietnam -Role in negotiations -Pompidou -Relations with US -Thieu -Schumann -Elections -Socialists -Communists -Pierre Mendes-France -Pompidou -Copenhagen -Geneva
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -Vienna -French -Demonstrations -Thieu -Meeting with the President -The President's schedule -Kakuei Tanaka -Thieu’s schedule Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:52 am. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:37 am. Tran Van Lam and Tran Kim Phuong left at 10:37 am. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:37 am. The President's briefcase -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:39 am. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:37 am. The President's schedule -Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 10:39 am. Vietnam settlement -Thieu's schedule -Visit to US -Hanoi trip Ziegler entered at 10:39 am. -Timing -North Vietnam
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-3 (cont’d) -The President's conversation with Tran Van Lam -Kissinger's schedule -William E. Timmons -Trip to Hanoi -Time Press relations -Soviet Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Timing of negotiations Kissinger's suits Kissinger left at 10:41 am. Photographers -South Vietnamese meeting with the President -Bull -Gerald L. Warren -Haldeman Kissinger's schedule -Haldeman Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 844-4 Date: January 30, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:41 am and 12:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Contact with Jerrold L. (“Jerry”) Schecter, (Time) -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Ziegler -Henry A. Kissinger -John B. Connally
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -John D. Ehrlichman News summary Public interest -Kissinger -Vietnam settlement Haldeman entered at 11:05 am. Kissinger -Vietnam -Briefing -Term "peace with honor" -John A. Scali -Press relations -North Vietnamese -Schecter -Stephen B. Bull -Press relations -Peter Lisagor -"Agronsky Show" -Awareness Kissinger -Messages of December 18, 1972 -Release -Briefing Congress -Press relations -Marvin L. Kalb -Effect on Nixon and the presidency -Charles W. Colson and Haldeman -Press briefing -Five points -Kalb -Foreign policy briefing -Pre-Vietnam to Vietnam perspective -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Russia -Vietnam
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -Kennedys -Public relations value -Henry Fairlie book -Jack J. Valenti -Schecter -Kissinger's role in foreign policy -PRC -The President’s PRC policy -The President's travel accomplishments -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -PRC -William L. Safire -The President's PRC initiative -Kissinger's role -Meeting with Kalb -The President’s policies -Barbara Walters -Howard K. Smith -Interview with Kissinger -American Broadcast Corporation [ABC] Special -Television [TV] -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Press relations -Scali -Herbert G. Klein -Effect on foreign policy -Effect on presidency -Richmond newspaper -Joseph W. Alsop -William Randolph Hearst, Jr.’s article -Bombing -Gallup poll -Scali -Charles W. Colson -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -William H. Sullivan -Haig
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -List for Haldeman -Nicolas P. (“Nick”) Thimmesch -Smith Hempstone, Jr. -Crosby S. Noyes -David Kraslow -Joseph W. and Stewart J. O. Alsop -Rowland Evans -Roscoe Drummond -Vietnam War -Herman Kahn -Article in "Readers Digest" -Colson and Patrick J. Buchanan -Chester Lott -Inaugural speeches -Vietnam speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Lee W. Huebner -Bruce Herschensohn -Buchanan Press coverage of White House -Hugh S. Sidey -Colson -Time -Ehrlichman -Sidey -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Schecter -Kissinger -Potential value -Vietnam -The President’s foreign policy The President’s foreign policy -1960s -Vietnamization -Laird -Korea and Vietnam -US actions -Troops, materials, arms and goods
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -Russians -1966 and 1967 -PRC -Vietnam Kissinger and the press -Metternich's policies in 1815 -Buchanan -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Presentation -Live compared to taped -Kalb -Topics for emphasis -Schecter -CBS -Position on bombing in Vietnam -Upcoming trip -Public image -Initial secret trip to PRC -Evans and Robert D. Novak -Joseph W. Alsop -Character -Kissinger's daughter -The President's daughters -Schecter -Reston -Joseph C. Kraft -Schecter -Noyes -Washington Star -Kraslow -Noyes -Hempstone Press relations -White House press announcement -TV -Timing -Kissinger's trip to Hanoi -William E. Timmons
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d)
Ziegler left at 11:19 am. Press relations -Ziegler -Noyes -Kahn -Colson -Ziegler -Time -Kissinger -Schecter -Newsweek -Time's coverage of the President in an article on Vietnam -Ehrlichman -Schedule -San Clemente -Henry Hubbard and Henry Trewhitt -Newsweek -Buchanan -Colson -Editorials supporting the President -Richmond, Virginia -Colson's response -“Left-wing” press -TV commentators Kissinger -Bombing Office furniture -New chair Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Refreshment order Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:02 pm. Office furniture
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -The President’s other chair Kissinger -White House relations -Scali -Haldeman -Colson -Press relations -Hanoi and Peking trip -Soviet summit -Helmut (“Hal”) Sonnenfeldt -Knowledge -Qualities -Intentions -Schecter -Scali Press relations -News editorials -Cease-fire -Kissinger -Positive image -Colson -Kissinger's mail -Volume -Hypothetical letters about the President -William Moyers -Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Government administration -Post-election plans -Daniel P (“Pat”) Moynihan -Advice on internal public relations [PR] activities -Celebrations -Colson -Post-election period -Appraised in long and short terms of actions -Celebrations -Cabinet -Florida vacation
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -Inaugural -Press relations -Dan Rather -Barbara Walters -The President’s relations with staff -Cabinet -Staff -Mood -Spirit -News summary -Hearst -Press relations -Celebration -Lyndon B. Johnson -Funeral -Church -Vietnam settlement Press relations -Colson -Schecter -Kissinger -Barry M. Goldwater -Editors -Colson -Buchanan -Haig -Vietnam War -“Peace with honor” -Kennedy and Johnson -Gallup poll -Communists -Mortality statistics -Johnson’s policy -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Communism -Bombing -Public opinion -Amnesty -Media
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -Deserters -Penalty -POWs and POW wives -Mrs. William B. Nolde -Death of Lt. Col. William B. Nolde -Son's response The President's schedule -Houston, Texas -Arkansas -Texas -Presentation of Medal of Freedom or Citizen's Medal -Mrs. Nolde -Medal of Honor -Possible visit to Arkansas -Wilbur D. Mills -Republican Committee congressional memorandum -Harris County, Texas -Timmons -Moynihan -Possible trip to Houston -Motorcade -Plane -Presentation of medal to Mrs. Nolde Administration reorganization -David M. Kennedy -Moynihan -Public image -The President's travels -Florida -Need for advance work Kissinger -Schecter Scheduling -Spiro T. Agnew -California -Washington
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 844-4 (cont’d) -Kissinger's return -Cabinet meeting -Possible Agnew presentation -Cabinet meeting -Staff meeting -Anne L. Armstrong -Robert H. Finch and Donald H. Rumsfeld Buchanan -Book White House contacts with media -Kissinger -Stewart Alsop -Public relations concerns -Compared to campaign activities -Kissinger -Letters Budget -Tim Harris -Press relations -Media and Congress -Tax issue -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] Haldeman left at 12:02 pm.