845

Date: 
Jan 31, 1973
Location: 
Oval Office
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 845-1 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Between 12:08 pm and 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. [The conversation began in progress] The President’s Schedule -Eisaku Sato dinner -Swearing in ceremony for Cabinet -William E. Timmons -Congressional leadership -Dinner for [Hussein, King of Jordan] Hussein ibn Talal -Entertainment -The Carpenters -Campaign supporters Bull left at 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 845-2 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 2:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's location -Letter to George Foreman -Heavyweight boxing champion -Salutation Bull left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 845-3 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:40 and 2:50 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Dictation tape Bull left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
Conversation No. 845-4 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Between 2:50 pm and 3:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Tape machine -Location -Tape John B. Connally -Meeting with Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Algeria -Export-Import Bank
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-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-4 (cont’d)
Politics -Prospect for Connally’s change of parties -Charles W. Colson -William D. Ruckelshaus -Press story -Nicholas P. Thimmesch -Peter Lisagor -Jules Witcover -Spiro T. Agnew -Connally -Thimmesch -John F. Osborne -Agnew Kevin P. Phillips’s analysis -Prospects for 1976 Presidential race [End segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
Press relations -Press conference -Location -Ronald L. Ziegler -Dan Rather -Television [TV] coverage -Amnesty -Vietnam settlement -Mail analysis -Opposition -The President’s response -Double standard -Press conferences -Frequency -Helen Thomas
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-4 (cont’d) -Henry A. Kissinger’s trip -Nguyen Van Thieu -TV coverage -Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Harry S Truman Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:50 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:10 pm. Press conference -Clark R. Mollenoff -Questions -Sarah McLendon -Vietnam questions -Tax reform -Europe -Great Britain -Edward R.G. Heath’s visit -TV coverage -New York Times Press relations -Kissinger -Ziegler -Barbara Walters -Ziegler -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Marvin Kalb -Dinner with Walters -Commitment -Kalb Haldeman left at 3:10 pm.
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 845-5 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 3:10 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Ted Stevens -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Talking paper HUD funds -Henry A. Kissinger -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Meeting with Japanese leaders H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 3:10 p.m. Bull left at 3:10 p.m. Kissinger’s schedule -Scowcroft -The President’s schedule Haldeman left at 3:10 pm.
Conversation No. 845-6 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 3:10 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Eisaku Sato, Nobuhiko Ushiba, Gen. Brent Scrowcroft, Tatsuo Arima, and James J. Wickel Introductions -Seating arrangements
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-6 (cont’d) Okinawa -Reversion to Japan Spiro T. Agnew's visit -Ceremony -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Sentiment in Japan -Matthew C. Perry -US-Great Britain competition -“Opening of Japan” -US relations with Japan -Watershed -Perry Sato's visit to New York -Columbia University -Japan - America society -Japan House -Japan Chamber of Commerce -Japan House -Construction -Rockefeller family Vietnam settlement -The President’s accomplishments -Lyndon B. Johnson Kissinger entered at 3:18 pm. Okinawa reversion Vietnam settlement -Johnson -The President's conversation -Harry S. Truman's funeral -Kissinger's conversation Johnson -Health -Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-6 (cont’d) -Press release Vietnam settlement -Negotiations -Japan -North Vietnam -US bombing of North Vietnam -Requirements -Honorable peace -Domestic considerations -Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Japan, France, Australia -Peace movements -US commitments -South Vietnam -Japan -France -Declaration of war -Peace activists -Difficulties -Significance for US allies -US commitments -Great power relations -Unity against aggression -Bombing of North Vietnam -Soviet Union [USSR], People's Republic of China [PRC] -Relations with US Kakuei Tanaka -Visit to PRC -US relations with Japan -Security treaty -Okinawa -Defense plan Sato’s relationship with the President -Johnson’s death -1973 inauguration -The President’s public comments -US relations with Japan -New approach
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-6 (cont’d)
US relationship with Japan -Sato’s role -Domestic considerations -Political left -Western Europe, Australia -US alliances -Opposition -Great Britain -Japan -Communists, Socialists -Disarmament Importance of strength -Opposition to aggression -Japan, US, Great Britain, Europe -Alliances -“Peace at any price” -Danger US relationship with Japan -The President's relationship with Sato and Kishi -The President’s visits to Japan -Personal friendship -Okinawa -Former Japanese Prime Ministers -Health -Kishi -Tanaka -The President's birthday -Japanese zodiac White House dinner -Participants -Former Japanese ministers -Okinawa Toshio Kimura, Sadanori Yamanaka, Minoru Kusuda and Ryohei Murato entered at 4:03 pm; the White House photographer was also present.
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-6 (cont’d) Photography session -Interpreters Tape recorder -Recording demonstration Sato, et al. left at 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 845-7 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 4:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull at 4:05 pm. The President’s playing tape recording Eisaku Sato’s visit Tape recording ends. The President's schedule -John B. Connally -John D. Ehrlichman -Union Oil -Sato -Ted Stevens -Taping of radio message -Charles W. Colson -Stevens The President and Bull left at 4:05 pm.
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09)
Conversation No. 845-8 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Between 4:10 pm and 4:15 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Donald Young, George H. W. Bush, William E. Timmons, Thomas C. Korologos, and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. -The President’s schedule -Charles W. Colson [?] -Arrangements for Photographs -Reception [?] Alaskan congressional election -Alaska State legislature -The President’s assistance -Housing -Young's background -State senatorial district -Fairbanks -Anchorage -Campaign -“Bush vote” -Bush -Use of small planes -1972 election -The President’s victory -William A. Egan -Issues -Taxes -Prices -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -“Bonanza for bureaucrats” -Poor Photographs Ted Stevens entered at an unknown time after 4:10 pm.
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-8 (cont’d)
Greetings -Young as candidate -Legislative work with Stevens Photographic session [General conversation] Farewells -Pipeline Young, Stevens, Timmons and Korologos, and Bull left at 4:15 pm.
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Bush left at 4:15 pm.
Conversation No. 845-9 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 4:16 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-9 (cont’d) -John D. Ehrlichman Bull left at 4:16 p.m.
Conversation No. 845-10 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 4:17 pm and 4:52 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson. Press relations -Press conference -William E. Timmons [?] -Clark R. Mollenhoff [?] -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Location -Press coverage -Dan Rather -Watergate -Mollenhoff -Written opinion -Ernest A. Fitzgerald -News summaries -Robert C. Seamans, Jr. -Executive priviledge -Separation of powers [See transcript for this portion of this conversation.] -Vietnam settlement -The President’s statements -Congressional relations -Quotes -Amnesty -Colson, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Patrick J. Buchanan -White House staff advice
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-10 (cont’d) -Wire services -Henry A. Kissinger -Briefing -Peace with honor Wire services -Kissinger's trip -President's press conference -Amnesty -Peace Corps -Criminal penalties Press conference -Watergate -Donald H. Segretti -Dwight L. Chapin -Questions -Issues Future press conferences -Frequency -Use of TV -Effect -Congressional relations -The President's conversation with H. R. Haldeman -Preparation -Kissinger, -Ehrlichman -Previous Presidents -John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Executive privilege -Suggest response -Impoundment of funds question -Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Harry S. Truman -Taxes Press relations
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-10 (cont’d) -Kissinger -William H. Sullivan -"Meet the Press" -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Vietnam -Quote -New York Times -Colson's conversation with John B. Connally -"Today Show" appearance -Sullivan -Peter Lisagor’s story -Connally’s 1976 Republican Presidential candidacy -Jules Witcover -William D. Ruckelshaus -Meeting with The President -Clean Air -Nicholas P. Thimmesch John D. Ehrlichman entered at 4:32 pm. Politics -Press report on Connally/1976 Republican Presidential candidacy -Ronald L. Ziegler -Ruckelshaus -Spiro T. Agnew -Ruckelshaus -Lisagor -Witcover Colson left at 4:33 pm. The President's meeting with Connally -Algeria -Treasury Department -Imports exception -George P. Shultz -Soviet Union -Pipeline
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-10 (cont’d) -Meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Possible trip -Kissinger Watergate -Executive privilege -John W. Dean, III -Response for press -Congressional relations -Peter M. Flanigan -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Letter to Frank E. {“Ted”) Moss -Mollenhoff -Ziegler -Bryce N. Harlow -C5A overruns -Civil Service Commission -Seamans -Fitzgerald Ehrlichman's meeting with Connally -Richard M. Helms -Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran -Middle East -Research and development for energy -Budget -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Middle East oil prices The President's meeting with Edward R. G. Heath -Iran -Pahlavi -Saudi Arabia -Great Britain -Oil companies Connally -Anti-trust -Gulf and Western
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-10 (cont’d) -Charles Bluhdorn -A & P -Justice Department -Richard G. Kleindienst -[First name not known] Kifer[?] -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] -[First name not known] Kilpatrick -Justice Department -Bluhdorn Time -Dinner -Ehrlichman's schedule -Conduct -1973 inauguration -Cover -Marlon Brando -Hugh S. Sidey -John F. Osborne -William L. Safire -Compared to Newsweek -Relationship with Ehrlichman -Ehrlichman's schedule -Shultz -Invitation Executive priviledge -Roy L. Ash -Seamans -Cabinet officer -Attorney General -Harlow -Mollenhoff -Fitzgerald -Cost overruns -Insubordination -Ziegler -Mollenhoff Press relations
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-10 (cont’d) -Mollenhoff -Lisagor -Osborne -Witcover -Characterized -"CBS Morning Show" -Press conference -Taxes -Poor, elderly, Blacks -Congress -Special interests -Program cuts The President's schedule -Meeting with Alaskans -Donald Young -Ted Stevens -Welfare funds -“Bonanza for bureaucrats” -Poor U.S. News and World Report Stephen B. Bull [?] entered at an unknown time after 4:32 pm. Ehrlichman’s Schedule -FTC Ziegler The President’s schedule Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 4:52 pm. Ehrlichman left at 4:52 pm.
Conversation No. 845-11 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:52 pm and 6:13 pm
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d) Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally. The President's schedule -Delay -Meeting with Japanese officials -Translation -Eisaku Sato -Kakuei Tanaka -Nationalism -Nobusuke Kishi Japan -Economics -Sato -Tanaka -Ambitions -Balance of trade -People's Republic of China [PRC] Connally's meeting with George P. Shultz -Energy crisis -Possibility of gasoline rationing -Fuel oil supplies -University of Texas, Austin -San Marcos State Teachers College -Lyndon B. Johnson -Environmentalists -Price -Compared to crude oil -Crude Oil -Domestic -Foreign -Arab and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC] sales -Marketing -Japan, Germany, Italy, US -Impact of US
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d)
Congress relations -Trade legislation Energy crisis -US foreign oil relationships -Canada -[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Saudi Arabia -Venezuela -Import program -Congress -Trade -Japan -Tariffs, importation controls Trade -Labor -Seafarers Union -Frank Fitzsimmons -Oil companies -Transportation of oil to US -Raw materials -Oil -Production -Shipping -El Paso -Algeria -Soviet Union -Economic indices, 1972 -Stock market -Strength of US dollar -Budget -Japan -Canada Issues -Energy crisis -Trade
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d) Energy crisis -US import program -Economic Resources Corporation -World War II -Tin, rubber -US government role -Congress -Possible purchase from US oil companies with overseas operations -Saudi Arabia -Libya -[Shah of Iran] Pahlavi -Gulf Oil -Standard Oil -Japan -British Petroleum -Oil reserves -Abu Dhabi -[Shah of Iran] Pahlavi -US oil companies -Need for US government support -Great Britain -British Petrolium -North Sea -US needs -Alaskan pipeline -Environmental considerations Domestic programs -Cuts Criticism of the President Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm. Connally's schedule -Tate phone call Connally left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm. The President's remarks at prayer breakfast -Text
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d) -Typing -Majorie P. Acker Bull left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm.
Conversation No. 845-12 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:52 and 6:13 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Arrangements for dinner -Eisaku Sato -Toast -Reception Bull left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm. John B. Connally entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm. Charles Bluhdorn -Gulf and Western -Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company -Acquisition -Hartford Foundation -Huntington Hartford -Possible injunction by the Justice Department -[First name not known] Crawford -Father, -Dean of Law School, University of Michigan -Richard Easton -Father Dean of Law School, University of Texas
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) International trade -Congressional relations -Carl Albert -Domestic considerations -Lyndon B. Johnson years -Foreign affairs -The President’s accomplishments -Possible priority for the President -Financial situation -Stability of the dollar -European markets Japan -Trade surplus Canada -Trade surplus Issues -John F. Kennedy -Trade, energy Energy -US companies -Japan -Great Britain -Eric William -British Petroleum -Conversation with Connally -Capability, technology -Crude oil -International considerations -Government involvement -Domestic economic considerations -Europe -Moral decay -Japan -Domestic economic considerations -Moral problem of US -New Left
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Intellectual leadership -Great Britain -France -Europe -Character -Will to resist -Soviet Union -Peoples’ Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Armament -Character Trade -Kennedy round of General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs [GATT] -Possible protectionist considerations -Japan -Export of radios -Import restrictions -Canada -Edward R.G. Heath -Monetary concerns -Deficits -Dollar -The President’s possible initiatives -Congress Energy -Heating -Oil companies -Scapegoats -Federal Power Commission -Dwight D. Eisenhower’s policy -George P. Shultz -Secretary of Labor -Task force on oil imports -Independent oil companies -Canada -Opposition to protectionism -Wage and price controls -Richard M. Helms
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -James M. Schlesinger -Ambassador to Iran -Regional responsibilities -Other ambassadors -Oil -Principalities -Saudi Arabia -Expertise
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-Regional responsibilities -Iran to Algeria -Travel -Meeting with Connally -Other ambassadors -Experience -National Security Council [NSC] -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Oil companies
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-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) *****************************************************************
-Connally’s role -Intermediary with oil companies -Shultz, John D. Ehrlichman, Henry A. Kissinger -President's schedule -San Clemente meeting -Shultz, Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Patrick J. Buchanan -Israel -Ehrlichman -Domestic Council -Shultz -Kissinger -Schedule -Vietnam settlement -Soviet Union, PRC -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -The President's schedule -California Soviet Union -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Trade agreement -Connally’s schedule -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Foreign policy implications -Kissinger -PRC -US needs -Kissinger -PRC, Japan -Dobrynin
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s schedule Helms -Meeting with Connally -Loyalty -Responsibilities as ambassador
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-Toughness, honor, experience -State Department -Compared to businessmen -Saudi Arabia -Oil -Experience -CIA -Analysis
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-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Strength -Kissinger -President’s letter -CIA -Departure -Staff rotation -Responsibilities as ambassador -Meeting with Connally -Breadth -Oil companies Connally -Esso -General Counsel -Standard Oil of New Jersey -John ("Ken") Jameson -Peter M. Flanigan -Schedule -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Meeting with the President -Energy -The President’s meeting with Congressional leaders -Work with oil companies -Senate -Vincent de Roulet -Ambassador to Jamaica -Patriotism -Richard S. Reynolds, Jr. -Possible future appointments -Europe -Great Britain -Walter H. Annenberg -France -John N. Irwin, II -Germany -Italy -John A. Volpe -State Department -Possible confirmation -J. William Fulbright
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -DeRoulet Connally’s meeting with [Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia] Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz alSaud -Letter -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Israel -[Fahd, King of Saudi Arabia] Fahn bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud -Communism -Zionism -Visit with Fahd -Friendship with US -Arab leaders -Israel Press relations -TV morning show -Charles W. Colson, Haldeman, Kissinger -Vietnam settlement -Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson -White House Press Office -Conversation between President and Lyndon Johnson -Health -Vietnam negotiations -Bombing -Kissinger -Schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger -Aid cut off -The President's instructions to Haldeman -Lyndon Johnson -Bombing in Vietnam -Kissinger -Lyndon Johnson’s knowledge
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-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Politics -William D. Ruckelshaus -John B. Connally -1976 Republican Nomination -Jules Witcover -Peter Lisagor -The President’s support -1974 Congressional elections -Vietnam settlement -Voter registration -Spiro T. Agnew -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Connally’s party status -Agnew -Possibility of Nomination -Electability -Rockefeller -Possibility of nomination -Age -Ronald W. Reagan -Melvin R. Laird -Charles H. Percy [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Vietnam -The President's conversation with Eisaku Sato -Opposition to President -Compared to Lyndon Johnson -Press relations -Intellectuals -Demonstrations -Kakuei Tanaka -US reliability as an ally -South Vietnam -Japan -Great Britain -France
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Possibility of earlier settlement -South Vietnam -Communist government -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Communist victory -Tanaka -Gough Whitlam -Australian Prime Minister -Heath -Europe -Japan -Soviet Union, PRC -Leadership of free world Politics -1976 Presidential election -Possibility of a liberal democrat -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Walter F. Mondale -Economic implications -National security -PRC, Soviet Union -Europe -US alliance
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-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-12 (cont’d) -Connally’s conversation with Richard G. Kleindienst -Colson -Possible announcement of party change -“Today Show” -Possibility of Connally’s changing parties -Timing -Lyndon Johnson’s death -Texas [End of segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
Lyndon Johnson's death -The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -The President's presence at funeral services -Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson
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Connally left at 6:13 pm.
Conversation No. 845-13 Date: January 31, 1973 Time: 6:23 pm - 6:32 pm Location: Oval Office
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-13 (cont’d) The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 6:23 pm.
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Prayer breakfast -The President's speech -Length -Content -Reconciliation -Ehrlichman -Patrick J. Buchanan -Blame for national divisions -Silent prayer -Photographs -Peace -Arthur F. Burns -Speech -Domestic issues
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-13 (cont’d) Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:23 pm. The President's schedule -Edward R.G. Heath’s schedule -Camp David -Rev. Norman Vincent Peale -Thomas Carlisle quotation -Prayer breakfast Bull left at an unknown time before 6:32 pm. Press conference -Charles W. Colson -Location -Television [TV] -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] coverage -Henry A. Kissinger -Impoundment of funds story -Amnesty -Colson -Value of question and answer format -The President’s strength -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Samuel I. Rosenman -William Safire -Fireside chat -Timing -San Clemente -Frequency -Location -TV Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:23 pm. The President's schedule -Heath -Kissinger -Briefing book -Prayer breakfast -Timing
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-09) Conversation No. 845-13 (cont’d) -Meeting with Kissinger -Briefing book -Summary The President, Haldeman and Bull left at 6:32 pm.