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Date: 
Dec 23, 1971 - Jan 03, 1972
Location: 
White House Telephone
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-1 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:09 pm and 1:25 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-16] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 17-2 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: 1:25 pm - 1:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 310-16] Lunch Colson to meet with President
Conversation No. 17-3 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:26 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-17A]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Call to his office Colson talked with Joan Hall [?]. [See Conversation No. 310-17A] Jane F. (Gray) Muskie -Time and Newsweek -"People" section of current issue -Feature on Mrs. Muskie in New Hampshire -Delivery of articles by Manolo Sanchez
Conversation No. 17-4 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 1:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 309-2] Request for a call to George P. Shultz
Conversation No. 17-5 Date: December 24,1971 Time: 1:37 pm - 1:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with George P. Shultz. [See Conversation No. 309-3]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Shultz's schedule President's meeting with John D. Ehrlichman and Henry A. Kissinger Defense budget -Numbers -Melvin R. Laird -Right wingers -Arthur F. Burns -Defending the budget -Kissinger -Laird will defend the budget -$82 billion outlay -$78.6 billion -Defense spending in fiscal '72 -75.8 -Monthly rate of expenditure -Approximately $1 billion more -Effect on economy -Laird -Meeting with the President Water Bill -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Budgetary implications -Amount -Appropriations -Congress -Override -Budgetary implications -Political implications -Veto -Edmund S. Muskie Environment -Cleaning up the air -Political issue -Future discussions Water Bill
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultz to meet with Ehrlichman -Signature -Appropriations Budgetary issues -Unknown issues to be discussed later Money supply -Burns -President's influence on Burns -Burns -Voted to increase money supply -Burns's trip to Virgin Islands Federal Reserve Board of Governors -Procedures for appointment -Burns -Warren E. Burger -"Fed" compared to Supreme Court -Burns Foreign policy -Kissinger -India -Pakistan -US neutrality -Relief -Public reaction to possible US involvement in India-Pakistan War -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Shultz’s view -War -India Kissinger -Forthcoming call to Kissinger from Shultz Public reaction to India-Pakistan War -Kissinger's reaction to press -Moral support for Kissinger -Joseph S. Kraft -Marquis W. Childs
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Middle East -Wall Street Journal -Editorial -US foreign policy Christmas greetings
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President's signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 on December 23, 1971 -Shultz's and daughters' attendance -Ceremony Movie "Brian's Song" -Ehrlichman -Monday night in White House theatre -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] movie -Brian Piccolo -Gale E. Sayers -Race relations -Shultz and family invited
Conversation No. 17-6 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:46 pm and 1:48 pm
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes [See Conversation No. 309-5]
Conversation No. 17-7 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 1:48 pm - 1:49 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes. [See Conversation No. 309-6] Hughes called by William E. Timmons -Otto E. Passman -Grambling College Band -Invited to Liberian inauguration -Political decision -Ronald L. Ziegler -Christmas greetings
Conversation No. 17-8 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 1:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 309-7]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Request for a call to Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes
Conversation No. 17-9 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 1:50 pm - 1:51 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes. [See Conversation No. 309-8] President’s initiatives -Hughes to call Representative Otto E. Passman -Talking points -Passman -Taxpayers' money
Conversation No. 17-10 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:51 pm and 1:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 309-9] Request for a call to John W. Chancellor
Conversation No. 17-11
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 1:56 pm - 2:01 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John W. Chancellor. [See Conversation No. 309-10] Christmas greetings Congratulates Chancellor and staff -"Day in the Life of the President", National Broadcasting Company [NBC] program -Program’s length -Audience -Depth and perspective -Number of calls -President in operation -Chancellor grateful for opportunity -Second term for President -Vietnam War India-Pakistan conflict -Compared to Middle East -India, People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], US -Chancellor's lunch with Golda Meir -Meir's visit with President -United Nations [UN] -Indira Gandhi Women -Liberation movement -Chancellor commentary -Leaders -War -Toughness -Willingness to take risks -Gandhi -Sirimauo D. Bandaranaike of Ceylon -Fidel Castro
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Successor "A Day in the Life of the President" NBC television show -President's gratitude
Conversation No. 17-12 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:01 pm and 2:06 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 309-11] Request for a call to Nelson A. Rockefeller
Conversation No. 17-13 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 2:06 pm - 2:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Nelson A. Rockefeller. [See Conversation No. 309-12] Christmas greetings -Margaretta (“Happy”) Rockefeller Rockefeller at his home -Camp in the woods -Nelson A. Rockefeller, Jr. Henry A. Kissinger -Foreign policy
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-India-Pakistan War -Rockefeller's possible call to Kissinger -Christmas greetings -War -West Pakistan -Kissinger to be in New York -Timing Rockefeller's gratitude
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Vietnam People’s Republic of China [PRC] Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] US economy Revenue sharing -Wilbur D. Mills -Senate -Rockefeller's budget -Amount -Press -Federal budget -Revenue sharing -Getting it passed
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Merry Christmas greetings Rockefeller’s children Calling Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-14 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 309-13] Request for a call to Ronald W. Reagan
Conversation No. 17-15 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 2:16 pm - 2:21 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald W. Reagan. Reagan's schedule Weather Christmas greetings Eisaku Sato's visit -Play golf at Walter H. Annenberg's -Timing
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President -Sato -Date -Reagan -William P. Rogers -Takeo Fukuda -Dinner at Annenberg's -Sato -Talks with President -Reagan’s meeting with Sato -Sato -John V. Tunney and Alan Cranston -Reagan's schedule
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Conversation No. 17-16 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 3:09 pm Location: White House telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy and W. Clement Stone
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-17 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:09 pm and 3:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 17-18 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 3:12 pm - 3:37 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman . Christmas shopping [Unintelligible] Henry A. Kissinger -Spirit boosting [Unintelligible] William P. Rogers's press conference -North Vietnam -John D. Ehrlichman [?] -Rogers India-Pakistan War -Commitment Kissinger
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mood National Cancer Act of 1971 bill signing James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Situation at home
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-Rogers -Kissinger Television -News reports -Hoffa -National Cancer Act of 1971 -Rogers -Donald H. Rumsfeld's press conference -India-Pakistan War -North Vietnam bombing -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Prisoners of War [POWs] release -Amount -Vietnamese children -Kissinger -POW release -Hope President’s schedule -Christmas activities -“Meet and greet” opportunities
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-St. John's church -Metropolitan Police Boys Club -Tree picture -Time conflicts -Mamie G.D. Eisenhower -Julie Nixon Eisenhower television show Kissinger -John A. Scali -Haldeman’s talk with Scali -Concern for Kissinger -Spokesman role -Reduced role for Kissinger in future -Allegations -Backgrounders -Ronald L. Ziegler -Scali -Backgrounders -Scali -Concern -Interviews -Rogers -Kissinger -Stress -Backgrounders -India-Pakistan War -State Department -Backgrounders -Press -Scali -Acrimony -Rogers's call to Scali -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer Call to Haldeman -Kissinger -Airplanes -Rogers -Moorer’s call to Rogers -State Department -Press -Kissinger
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Potential problem -Scali -Azores and Bermuda -California -Schedule -Florida -Rogers -Attendance at the Orange Bowl -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Florida -California -Key West -Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-19 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 3:37 pm - 3:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy's and W. Clement Stone's locations The President's schedule Request for a call to Ralph H. Cake Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-20 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 3:45 pm - 3:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Ralph H. Cake's location Call from Charles W. Colson The President talked with Colson. Colson's schedule -Staff -Christmas Media coverage -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Hoffa’s daughter-in-law on the Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] program, “60 Minutes” -Dan Rather -Josephine (Poszywak) Hoffa -Compared to the Kennedy’s -New York Times -Editorial -Washington Post -Wires -Democrats
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18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hoffa -Ability for compassion -Mrs. Hoffa -National Cancer Act of 1971 signed -William P. Rogers press conference -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible problems with Rogers -Vietnam questions -Praise for Rogers -Kissinger -India-Pakistan War -Louis Harris poll -India-Pakistan War -Results -Longshoreman situation -Strike -James D. Hodgson George Meany health Hoffa -Wires -Leonard Woodcock -Teamsters -Money problems -William Loeb -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Hoffa ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 16s ]
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19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Supporters India-Pakistan War -Henry C. Cashen, II The Pentagon Papers Meany confrontation Christmas wishes
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Conversation No. 17-21 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:58 pm and 4:34 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Incoming calls Request for calls to F. Donald Nixon and Edward C. Nixon
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-22 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 4:34 pm - 4:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Edward C. Nixon -F. Donald Nixon location The President talked with Edward Nixon.
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Gaye Lynne (Woods) Nixon joined the conversation.
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Conversation No. 17-23 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:39 pm and 4:41 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Donald H. Rumsfeld
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-24 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 4:41 pm - 4:55 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Donald H. Rumsfeld. Rumsfeld's press conference
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Henry A. Kissinger -Concerned with world events -India-Pakistan War -US responsibility -West Pakistan -Public interest Vietnam Israel Indians Pakistanis
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule -Meetings -Rumsfeld's talk with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -US economy -President's leadership -President to do program with Dan Rather for Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Rather -Style -Walter L. Cronkite and [Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Questions -Credibility -President's trips -Timing -State of the Union -Vietnam announcement -President's meeting with Eisaku Sato -Economy -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip US economy -Christmas retail sales -In US -In Southern California -Robert H. Finch -Increases over last year -Amount -Public confidence -Wage and price controls -Percentage -Lifting controls -Rents -Thomas B. Curtis -Recommendations -January and February -De-control -Luxury apartments -Vacancies -Percentage -Los Angeles, California -Florida
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Competition -Press -Secondary story -President's trip to PRC
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Football games "Brian's Song" movie -Chicago Bears -Brian Piccolo -Gale E. Sayers -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] movie -White House, December 23 -Rumsfeld family invited -Race relations
Conversation No. 17-25 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:55 pm and 4:57 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Stewart J.O. Alsop
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-26 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 4:57 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Stewart J.O. Alsop's location Request for a call to Elliot L. Richardson
Conversation No. 17-27 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:01 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 17-28 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:01 pm - 5:08 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Christmas greetings Henry A. Kissinger
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-India-Pakistan conflict -Lack of public reaction -President’s various phone calls -Public apathy Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Surveillance of White House -Military -Kissinger -June 1972 -Moorer -Leak -Daniel Ellsberg syndrome Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Tensions -India and Vietnam -State Department -State of the World -Concern for Kissinger -Relation with reports -World report -People’s Republic of China [PRC] Vietnam PRC Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Visit -Timing India -State Department -Indira Gandhi -East And West Pakistan Kissinger -Haig’s forthcoming cal to Kissinger President's conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Rockefeller’s forthcoming call to Kissinger Kissinger - Moorer -John N. Mitchell -Yeoman Charles E. Radford -Assignment -The Pentagon -John D. Ehrlichman -Radford -Under surveillance
Conversation No. 17-29 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:09 pm - 5:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to John N. Mitchell and Maurice H. Stans
Elliot L. Richardson's location W. Clement Stone on the line The President talked with Stone. Christmas greetings
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27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Accomplishments -Vietnam -Troops returning home -Stone's help Stone's granddaughter [?]
Conversation No. 17-30 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:10 pm and 5:18 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to William P. Rogers
Conversation No. 17-31 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:18 pm - 5:19 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. William P. Rogers's location Ralph H. Cake on the line
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Cake.
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Conversation No. 17-32 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:20 pm - 5:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William P. Rogers. Rogers's location Christmas wishes The President's schedule -Florida -Timing -Adele (Langston) Rogers -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Rogers's press conference -Charles W. Colson report -Media play -Positive
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa's release -Timing -Unknown person -Josephine (Poszywak) Hoffa -Health -Conditions on Hoffa’s release -New York Times Football
Conversation No. 17-33 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:22 pm - 5:24 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House Operator. Call from Stewart J.O. Alsop The President talked with Alsop. Christmas greetings Alsop's health [Unintelligible] National Cancer Act of 1971 -President's program -Diagnosis -Statistics
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Conversation No. 17-34 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:25 pm - 5:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House Operator. Call from Peter M. Flanigan The President talked with Flanigan. Christmas greetings Fredrick M. Eaton -Post -Argentina [?] -Henry A. Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Significance of post -Negotiations -Rogers -Flanigan’s forthcoming talk with Rogers concerning Eaton -Hubert H. Humphrey[?] -Talk with the President -Visit to islands -The President's schedule -Florida -Meeting with Eaton -Time -Rogers
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Donald McI. Kendall -George S. Moore -National City Bank -Rogers -Jack Drown -Appointment
Conversation No. 17-35 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:29 pm - 5:32 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Call from Elliot L. Richardson The President talked with Richardson. Christmas greetings Richardson's location
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National Cancer Act of 1971 -Ceremony -John D. Ehrlichman
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Richard S. Schweiker -Conference The President's schedule -Florida -Willy Brandt
Conversation No. 17-36 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:32 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 17-37 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:33 pm - 5:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Call from John N. Mitchell The President talked with Mitchell. Mitchell's location Christmas greetings -Martha (Beall) Mitchell
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa release -Josephine (Poszywak) Hoffa -Health Henry A. Kissinger -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -John D. Ehrlichman -Melvin R. Laird -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Yeoman Charles E. Radford -Surveillance -Pentagon -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -President’s concern -Talk with Mitchell -State Department -JCS -Talk with Ehrlichman -Moorer -William P. Rogers
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-38 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:40 pm - 5:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House Operator. Call from Maurice H. Stans The President talked with Stans. Christmas greetings Stans's location -John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy -Weather -Health -Mulcahy's location -Eisaku Sato -Trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republic [USSR]
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US-USSR negotiations
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Kathleen (Carmody) Stans
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-39 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 5:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for call to F. Donald Nixon Return call from John B. Connally Return call from John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy
Conversation No. 17-40 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 8:53 pm - 8:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with F. Donald Nixon.
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36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-41 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:56 pm and 9:04 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 17-42 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 9:04 pm - 9:05 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. Christmas greetings Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Note from the family -Connally’s anniversary
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Connally's schedule
Conversation No. 17-43 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 pm and 9:09 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy Conversation No. 17-44 Date: December 24, 1971
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 9:09 pm - 9:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy. Christmas greetings Mulcahy's location and schedule President's schedule -Florida -Meeting with Willy Brandt -Timing Mulcahy's health -Family -Baby Christmas President's performance
Conversation No. 17-45 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:10 pm and 9:14 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to J. Edgar Hoover
Conversation No. 17-46 Date: December 24, 1971
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 9:14 pm - 9:17 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with J. Edgar Hoover.
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President schedule in Florida -Meeting with Willy Brandt James R. “(Jimmy”) Hoffa's release -John N. Mitchell -Josephine (Polszynak) Hoffa -Illness -Hoffa -Robert F. Kennedy -Investigation
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conversation No. 17-47 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:17 pm and 9:19 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to McIntyre Faries
Conversation No. 17-48 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 9:19 pm - 9:20 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with McIntyre Faries. Christmas greeting -Judge's wife President's appreciation of the judge
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Geraldyne Faries joined the conversation. -Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-49 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:20 pm and 9:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to Donald McI. Kendall and Hobart D. Lewis
Conversation No. 17-50 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 9:22 pm - 9:30 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Donald McI. Kendall.
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42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ambassadorship -Argentina -Peter Flanigan -Call to Kendall -President’s forthcoming call to Flanigan Moore -Skills and abilities -Kendall -Money -Golf balls
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Flanigan Moore
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kendall's negotiations with Moscow -Maurice H. Stans -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Nikolay V. Patolichev -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] vodka -Pepsi -Kosygin -Stans -Monopoly -Vodka President's USSR Summit -Kendall -Possible invitation -April President's People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip Stans Jack Powers Robert S. Ingersoll Negotiations with USSR -Kendall Foreign policy -USSR influence in the world Kendall's negotiations with USSR -PRC President's best to Kendall's wife Pepsi sales -Forecast for next year -Flanigan’s phone call -Concern about Argentina -Moore -Present Ambassador
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Potential Ambassadors -Businessman -Flanigan -Speaks Spanish -Importance -Jack Duncan -[Forename unknown] Myers [sp?] -Job
Conversation No. 17-51 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 9:32 pm - 9:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Hobart D. Lewis. Christmas greetings
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President's call to Lewis -Lewis expresses gratitude to the President
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The President's interview -Readers Digest Lewis's note to the President -Praise Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Football
Conversation No. 17-52 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:35 pm and 11:17 pm Location: White House Telephone Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with Ann Davis.
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conversation No. 17-53 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:35 pm and 11:17 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-54 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:35 pm and 11:17 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-55 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 11:17 pm - 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. Haldeman Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show -“Christmas at the White House” -Performance -Presence -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Edward R.F. Cox -Tricia Nixon Cox -Message for the season -The President's statement -The President interview -Grandmother -Young boy -Dogs -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -David Eisenhower -Train -Past Christmases at the White House -Marya McLaughlin The President's call to Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Spirit boosting The President's schedule -J. Edgar Hoover -Dinner -Key Biscayne -William P. Rogers -Frederick M. Eaton -Ambassador to Japan -James Suffridge -Eaton -Hoover
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Release -Photograph -Sympathy for Hoffa -Teamsters -Leonard Woodcock
Conversation No. 17-56 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:22 pm and 11:26 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 17-57 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: 11:26 pm - 11:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Julie Nixon Eisenhower's location Rose Mary Woods on the line The President talked with Woods.
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show -“Christmas at the White House” -Woods's viewing -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Mary [Surname unknown]
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-Phone calls -McIntyre Faries -Health -Ralph H. Cake Christmas greetings
Conversation No. 17-58 Date: December 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:28 pm and 11:30 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
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Conversation No. 17-59 Date: Unknown between December 24 and December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:30 pm and 8:43 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Colson's location Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show -“Christmas at the White House” -Praise from Colson -Patricia Colson -Charles B. Kuralt -Past Christmas -Dogs -Kuralt -Ending -Strong emotional content -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -The President's interview -Effect -Ratings -Coverage of show on local and network news
Conversation No. 17-60 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:43 am and 9:34 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to Rogers C. B. Morton, Clifford M. Hardin, John A. Volpe, George W. Romney, and Earl L. Butz Conversation No. 17-61
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 9:34 am - 9:38 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rogers C. B. Morton. Morton's schedule Morton's health Morton's schedule -Pacific -Time
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The President's schedule -Florida -Meeting with Willy Brandt -California -Meeting with Eisaku Sato -Timing James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa's release -Josephine (Poszynak) Hoffa -Health -Public sympathy -Robert F. Kennedy -President's conversation with J. Edgar Hoover on December 24, 1971
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hoover's comments -Hoover's testimony
Conversation No. 17-62 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 9:39 am - 9:43 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John A. Volpe. Christmas greetings Volpe's location Volpe’s family -Health Italy -Giovanni Leone -Volpe -Midnight mass -Apostolic delegation -Italian Ambassador -Discussion with Volpe -Leone -Compared to Giuseppe Saragat -President -Emilio Colombo -US Ambassador to Italy, Graham A. Martin -Mariano Rumor -Praise for Martin -Support for President -Italian Ambassadorship for Volpe -Value of Volpe in the US -John N. Mitchell -Martin's value
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Confidence of Italian leaders Christmas greetings Football games Volpe’s health Volpe’s grandchildren
Conversation No. 17-63 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 9:45 am - 9:50 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked to the White House operator. Request for calls to William F. (“Billy”) Graham and Lyndon B. Johnson
Conversation No. 17-64 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 9:53 am - 9:56 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Lenore L. and George W. Romney. Christmas greetings
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show “Christmas at the White House” -Grandmother -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Praise for show Romney's location Romney's family Football Christmas greetings Housing -John D. Ehrlichman -Romney's meeting with the President The President's schedule -Florida -Meeting with Willy Brandt -Romney’s proposed meeting with Ehrlichman
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Conversation No. 17-65 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 9:57 am - 9:58 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William F. (“Billy”) Graham.
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"Christmas at the White House" on television -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] news -President playing with dogs Greetings Graham coming to White House on Friday -Ruth McC. (Beall) Graham Graham's schedule -Timing President's schedule -Timing Mrs. Graham -Human Events
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-66 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:58 am and 10:01 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to Frank B. Rackley and Robert K. Gray
Conversation No. 17-67 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:01 am - 10:02 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Earl L. Butz. Christmas greetings Butz's location Butz's family Butz's speeches -"Meet the Press" and the "Today" show -Butz’s appearance on regional shows -Timing
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-68 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:06 am - 10:08 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Lyndon B. Johnson. Christmas greetings Picture in newspaper -Johnson and Luci B. (Johnson) Nugent's son Lynda B. (Johnson) and Charles S. Robb -Transportation Lyndon Johnson's appearance The President's location
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58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Family greetings Lyndon Johnson's health Family greetings Mamie G.D. Eisenhower
Conversation No. 17-69 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:08 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to Herbert Brownell and Peter J. Brennan
Conversation No. 17-70 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:14 am - 10:16 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Frank B. Rackley. Christmas greetings Rackley family Rackley's gift to President Rackley family Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Marguerite Rackley joined the conversation. Family greetings
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Conversation No. 17-71 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:29 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to Winton M. (“Red”) Blount and Arthur E. Summerfield Status of call to Clifford M. Hardin
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-72 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:29 am - 10:30 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Winton M. (“Red”) Blount. Christmas greetings Blount's location -Gerald R. Ford
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Julie Nixon's Eisenhower's television show “Christmas at the White House” Economy -Pay Board compared to Price Board
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Conversation No. 17-73 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:37 am - 10:38 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Arthur E. Summerfield. Christmas greetings Summerfield's location Tax Bill Miriam Summerfield joined the conversation. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 7s ]
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62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show -“Christmas at the White House”
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Conversation No. 17-74 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:38 am and 10:53 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Warren E. Burger
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Conversation No. 17-75 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:38 am and 10:53 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White house operator. Request for calls to Hugh Scott, Michael J. Mansfield, Gerald R. Ford and Carl B. Albert
Conversation No. 17-76 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 10:53 am - 10:55 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Warren E. Burger. Christmas greetings Supreme Court -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -William H. Rehnquist -Praise -Robert C. Jackson -Swearing-in -The President's schedule -Florida -Meeting with Eisaku Sato Burger's family -Visit to Williamsburg, Virginia Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon Supreme Court
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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-The US compared
Conversation No. 17-77 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 11:02 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Michael Lauer
Conversation No. 17-78 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:02 am - 11:05 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Michael Lauer. Lauer's letter to the President -The President's answer
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President offering encouragement Lauer's family -Brothers and sisters -Number -Mother Mrs. Lauer joined the conversation. Mrs. Lauer's family
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Encouragement to the Lauer family Ann Marie Lauer Joined the conversation.
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Age Kathy Lauer joined the conversation. Age College Kevin Lauer joined the conversation. Age Mother
Conversation No. 17-79 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:07 am - 11:09 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Hugh Scott. Christmas greetings Scott's health Campaigning Scott -President's appreciation Marian Scott joined the conversation.
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[Personal Returnable] [Duration: 23s ]
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show -“Christmas at the White House” -Praise
Conversation No. 17-80 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:10 am - 11:12 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Carl B. Albert. Christmas greetings George W. Andrews's death -Lucius Mendel Rivers -Cause of death -Elizabeth Andrews -University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital -Home -Union City, Alabama -President to call Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes -Military aide to Mrs. Andrews -New procedure -John W. McCormack -George Andrews Football games -Sugar Bowl
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Albert's schedule President's schedule -Edward R.G. Heath -Meetings with Willy Brandt and Eisaku Sato -Timing
Conversation No. 17-81 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:21 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Elizabeth Andrews
Conversation No. 17-82 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:21 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 17-83 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:21 am
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes
Conversation No. 17-84 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:21 am - 11:22 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes. Congressman George W. Andrews's death -Aide for his widow [Elizabeth Andrews]
Conversation No. 17-85 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:23 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to F. Edward Hebert, George H. Mahon, and Leslie C. Arends Elizabeth Andrews's location
Conversation No. 17-86 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:29 am - 11:31 am Location: White House Telephone
70 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Gerald R. Ford. Ford's location
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Football -Washington Redskins -Michigan
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71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Campaigning
Conversation No. 17-87 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:31 am and 11:34 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for calls to John C. Stennis, and Virginia H. Knauer
Conversation No. 17-88 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:34 am - 11:36 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Michael J. Mansfield. Christmas greetings Weather -West coast Schedule -Meeting -January 18, 1972
Conversation No. 17-89 Date: December 25, 1971
72 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 11:38 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Edward R.G. Heath John D. Ehrlichman's call
Conversation No. 17-90 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:38 am and 11:45 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Melvin R. Larid
Conversation No. 17-91 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:45 am - 11:46 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Melvin R. Laird. Christmas greetings Laird's location Laird's work -Military -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster -John N. Mitchell
73 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Moorer
Conversation No. 17-92 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:47 am - 11:48 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to James D. Hodgson Edward R.G. Heath on the line The President talked with Heath. Christmas greetings -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Music -Piano and orchestra Mamie G.D. Eisenhower The Royal Family
Conversation No. 17-93 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:49 am - 11:51 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with James D. Hodgson. Christmas greetings
74 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's location -Camp David -Mamie G.D. Eisenhower Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show “Christmas at the White House” -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Praise Dock strike issue -Eisaku Sato meeting -J[ames] Curtis Counts James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Public sympathy -Leonard Woodcock wire -Stand on Hoffa issue
Conversation No. 17-94 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: 11:51 am - 11:55 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Busing -Texas case -John B. Connally -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming talk with Connally -California -Texas -Legislative matters Julie Nixon Eisenhower's television show “Christmas at the White House” -Praise from Ehrlichman -Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon
75 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Balance -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II The President's calls -Number -Michael Lauer letter
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-Mother -Family George W. Andrews death -Carl B. Albert -Call to Elizabeth Andrews The President's calls -George W. Romney -Ehrlichman meeting -Ideas -Eisaku Sato meeting -Letters -John A. Volpe
76 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-95 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to David M. Kennedy
Conversation No. 17-96 Date: December 25, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson Conversation No. 17-97 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:21 am and 11:25 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-20] Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 17-98 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: 11:25 am - 11:30 am
77 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 310-22]
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Conversation No. 17-99 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:30 am and 11:45 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-23] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-100 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: 11:45 am - 11:52 am Location: White House Telephone
78 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 310-24]
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-Children Weather in Florida -J. Edgar Hoover call -Kissinger's children -Walk to the lighthouse Vietnam -Bombing -Planes -Timing -North Vietnamese -Negotiations -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Release of Prisoners of War [POWs] -Election -Negotiations -Paris -Timing -October plan -Peace plan -Meetings -7 Points
79 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press -Newspaper coverage -Proposed action -Bombing India -Bangladesh Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -Pakistan -Nelson A. Rockefeller call to Kissinger -East Pakistan -Intellectuals -Religious sect Kissinger’s health
Conversation No. 17-101 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:52 am and 12:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-27] Request for a call to Adm. Thomas H. Moorer
Conversation No. 17-102 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: 12:12 pm - 12:16 pm Location: White House Telephone
80 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer. [See Conversation No. 310-29] Christmas greetings Redskins game -Playoffs Vietnam -Bombing -Weather -Targets -Shipping and petroleum, oil and lubricants [POL] -South Vietnamese -Captured weapons -Time -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Weather -Situation room -Airplane -Losses
Conversation No. 17-103 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 1:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-35] Request for a call to William P. Rogers
81 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-104 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: 1:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 310-36] Cancellation of call to William P. Rogers Call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 17-105 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: 1:44 pm - 1:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 310-37]
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82 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-106 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:45 pm and 2:34 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to William P. Rogers
Conversation No. 17-107 Date: December 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:45 pm and 2:34 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 310-38] William P. Rogers's location -Return call
Conversation No. 17-108 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:41 pm and 7:40 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Requested a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
83 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-109 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 7:40 pm - 7:46 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox.
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Conversation No. 17-110 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 7:47 pm - 7:49 pm Location: White House Telephone Taft Schreiber talked with the President. New year greetings -1972 -Optimism for upcoming year The President's schedule -Interview with Dan Rather -Timing Schreiber's schedule -Theodore E. Cummings -Art
84 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-111 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:49 pm and 7:55 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to C. Arnholt Smith
Conversation No. 17-112 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 7:55 pm - 7:59 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with C. Arnholt Smith.
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Mrs. Helen Smith joined the conversation. President’s location
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New Year greetings
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Conversation No. 17-113 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:59 pm and 8:14 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Elmer H. Bobst
Conversation No. 17-114 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:59 pm and 8:14 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Paul W. Keyes
86 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-115 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 8:14 pm - 8:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Paul W. Keyes. New year greetings Time magazine article The President's schedule -Florida -White House -California -Timing -Dan Rather interview Keyes's work -Shows Keyes's location Unknown woman
Conversation No. 17-116 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 9:08 pm - 9:11 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Elmer H. Bobst. [See Conversation No. 311-2]
87 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
New year greetings -Dodo Momdouha (As-Sayyid) Bobst -Party -Beach Club The President's schedule -White House -Year end review The President's performance Dodo Bobst joined the conversation. New year greetings -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Mrs. Bobst's location
Conversation No. 17-117 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:11 pm and 9:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-3] Request for a call to Mike Wallace
88 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-118 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:11 pm and 9:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-4] Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-119 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 9:13 pm - 9:14 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 311-5]
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Date: December 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:14 pm and 9:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-6] Request for a call to George H.W. Bush
Conversation No. 17-121 Date: December 31, 1971 Time: 9:22 pm - 9:24 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with George H.W. Bush. [See Conversation No. 311-7] New year greetings Bush's performance -President offers congratulations New York society crowd Bush's job Football -Timing -Dallas Cowboys The President's location -White House Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon
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Cabinet party -Timing
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Bush's family -Father, Prescott Bush -Golf Nixon administration -Praise from Bush -Bush’s trip to Texas -Optimism for upcoming year
Conversation No. 17-122 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:40 am and 10:28 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-11] Request for a call to Fina Sanchez
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Conversation No. 17-123 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: 10:28 am - 10:29 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Fina Sanchez. [See Conversation No. 311-12]
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Conversation No. 17-124 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:29 am and 10:57 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-13] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-125
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Date: January 1, 1972 Time: 10:57 am - 11:19 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 311-14]
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India -Indira Gandhi -Parliament -Similarities to the Hawks -Foreign aid -Kissinger’s view -John Freeman's talk with Henry Brandon -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and Pakistan -1967 -Communist Party -USSR influence -Supposed strength -East Bengal -Pakistan -Similar problems -Lack of food and a strong government -Calcutta and Dacca -Martial law enactor -Bangladesh -Bhutan and India -Recognition -US position -People’s Republic of China [PRC] comparisons -Tibet and unknown name -USSR, India, and Bhutan -US Consul in Dacca -Kenneth B. Keating India Vietnam -Bombings -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Close to “moment of truth” -Press -POW wives -President's upcoming interview with Dan Rather -Potential questions -POWs -North Vietnamese -US negotiating offers
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-Kissinger's comments to POW wives -Plea from POWs -American surrender -Administration’s commitment -Wives -Patriotism -Polls -Support for war in US -Australian Ambassador's comments to Kissinger -Stance on war -President’s stance -More “Hawkish” -November 1969 -Cambodia -Air strikes -US elections -US casualties -US involvement -Kissinger’s view -Gauging US public reaction -Air strikes in Vietnam -The war -US media -Air power -Duration -Vietnam -Polls -US perception on Vietnam War -Size potential of issue -Negative -Louis Harris -George H. Gallup -Potential response from Democrats -Amount of USSR military aid per year -US bombing of Vietnam -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu -Possible overthrow -Timing -President's conversation with Kissinger, December 31, 1972 -June 1972 -Administration’s attempt to remove Vietnam issue from public debate
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-Duration -Bombing halt -Political move -Hubert H. Humphrey -Election of 1968 -US foreign policy -Vietnam -Moscow Summit -Timing -President’s schedule -The President's next Vietnam announcement -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Humphrey's announcement -New Hampshire's delegations letter -Thieu -US peace program -Affect in Asia -Thailand -President's next Vietnam announcement -Timing -Date of Humphrey's announcement -US peace program -Bunker -Thieu -New Hampshire -Congress convenes -Opportunity to make Vietnam announcement -State of the Union Address -President's insistence to discuss Vietnam before State of the Union Address -Kissinger’s view -Response of North Vietnamese negotiators -Reaction -President's PRC trip -Negotiations -State of the Union address -Timing of announcement -Haldeman
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-Planning date of President's upcoming Vietnam announcement -Between January 10 and 20th -Thieu's reaction to peace proposal -President’s view -Factors included in peace proposal -Curtail of military aid -South Vietnam foreign policy -Neutrality
Conversation No. 17-126 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 2:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Requested a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Conversation No. 17-127 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 2:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 311-17] Scheduling President's upcoming Vietnam announcement
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Upcoming visit of Eisaku Sato -Luncheon -Timing -Press conference -Location -Mode of travel -Luncheon schedule -Type of lunch -Walter H. Annenberg -Ronald W. Reagan -Time
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Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. luncheon -Location -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Haldeman to talk to Rex W. Scouten Herbert W. Kalmbach's list -Contributors by dollar amount -$100,000 Sato luncheon -Toasts -President’s decision -Statement by President President's Vietnam announcement -John N. Mitchell Vietnam -Bombing stories in the papers and magazines President's meeting with Sato in California -William P. Rogers attendance -Rogers's house in California -Ambassadors J. Edgar Hoover meeting with the President
Conversation No. 17-128 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 2:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Conversation No. 17-129 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 2:42 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 311-18] President's Vietnam announcement -Haldeman to talk to William P. Rogers -Publicity -Television -Haldeman to talk to Melvin R. Laird -Rogers and Lairds judgment -Judgement of other Cabinet members -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Haldeman to call Elliot L. Richardson -Richardson's political abilities -John B. Connally -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Robert H. Finch President's interview with Dan Rather -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Format of show -Format types discussed -Refreshments -Location of interview -Oval Office -Format of show -Haldeman's conversation with Rather -Howard K. Smith
Conversation No. 17-130
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Date: January 1, 1972 Time: 2:42 pm - 2:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Robert H. Abplanalp. [See Conversation 311-21]
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Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's trip
Conversation No. 17-131 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 3:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-22] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
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Conversation No. 17-132 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 3:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 311-23] President's Vietnam announcement -Date of -President spoke to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Hubert H. Humphrey's election announcement, January 10th -President's election announcement -January 8th[?] -Date -January 14th -Sunday -Super Bowl -Kissinger spoke to Ellsworth F. Bunker -Troop announcement -Prior to Congress convenes -Peace plan -After President's State of the Union address -Troop announcement -Television -Peace plan -Timing release of -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu -Bunker -President's political opponents -Peace initiatives -Split -Michael J. Mansfield’s proposal -Bombing -Thieu -Pre-empting them -Ceasefire -Mansfield proposal -President's schedule
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-Peace plan -Foreign policy report -Trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Announcing peace plan after State of Union address -Troop announcement -Advantages -Humphrey's election announcement -Timing -Troop announcement -Media coverage -Amount -Date -State of the Union Address -Peace speech -Possible scenarios -Vietnamese -Possible problem -State of the Union Address -Mention of Vietnam situation -Possible inclusion of foreign policy in Address -Including troop announcement -Date -Kissinger to speak to Melvin R. Laird -Draftees -Troop announcement -Draftees -Whether to include in State of the Union address -Decision to do separately -President's schedule -Troop announcement -State of the Union -Peace plan -Foreign policy report -Timing -Peace plan -Broadcast -Troop announcement -Including statement on draftees -Laird -Leaks -Kissinger’s concern
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-Kissinger to speak to Adm. Thomas H. Moorer on January 2, 1972 -Peace plan announcement
Conversation No. 17-133 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 3:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-24] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-134 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: 3:56 pm - 4:03 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 311-26] Prisoners of War [POW's] -Statement -US peace offer -2 people released by People’s Republic of China [PRC] -US working on release -Working continuously -Prisoners released for US withdrawal -Kissinger's talks around the US -Assurances -Audience reaction to President's interview with Dan Rather
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-Style compared to substance of President's remarks -Lack of understanding from American public -Possible remarks from the President -Press conference -Need for a substantive answer -President's interview with Rather -Toughness of Rather's questions on POWs -Democrats -Deadline for POWs' release -North Vietnamese -US POWs -Deadline for US withdrawal Draftees -Announcement on -Kissinger researching -Leaks
Conversation No. 17-135 Date: January 1, 1972 Time: 4:05 pm - 4:07 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 311-27] New Year greetings Football games President's studying for interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd
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Conversation No. 17-136 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:17 am and 10:27 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-32] Request for a call to Patrick Buchanan
Conversation No. 17-137 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 10:27 am - 10:34 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Patrick J. Buchanan. [See Conversation No. 311-33] India -United Nations [UN] General Assembly -Vote -Ceasefire resolution
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News Summary -Article on salaries of public broadcasters -Amount -Sander Vanocur India-Pakistan partition -Deaths -Number -1948 News summary -Events over the weekend President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd
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Conversation No. 17-138 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:34 am and 12:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-36] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Conversation No. 17-139 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 12:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President [See Conversation No. 311-37] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's location Conversation No. 17-140 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 12:24 pm - 12:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 311-39] President's interview with Dan Rather -Photographs -Ronald L. Ziegler, Gerald L. Warren -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins and 2 wire services -Reporters -Number -Atkins and 2 wire services News Summary -Patrick J. Buchanan
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President's schedule -President to meet with Gerard C. Smith, January 3rd -President's luncheon with Jack Dreyfus, January 3rd -President's meeting with John N. Mitchell -Peter G. Peterson, George P. Shultz, Henry A. Kissinger, Clark MacGregor, John B. Connally
Conversation No. 17-141 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:28 pm and 12:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-40] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-142 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 12:39 pm - 12:48 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.
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[See Conversation No. 311-41] Kissinger's schedule -Kissinger going to California with President -Kissinger returning to Washington, DC -Kissinger meeting on Laos -Kissinger and Gerard C. Smith to meet with President, January 3rd -Smith -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Vienna -Submarine missiles -Total numbers -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] Treaty -Executive agreement -Possible concessions Laos and Cambodia -Duration of US air activities -Troops -Laos and Cambodia -Infiltration -Defense of Cambodia and Laos -Degree of US commitment -Vietnam and Vietnamization -Defense of Cambodia -Tet offensive -Negotiations on Vietnam India and Pakistan -Movement of US carrier force -Reasoning -Evacuation -American lives -Contingency planning -John Freeman's (former US ambassador to India) comment to Henry Brandon -India's foreign policy concerning the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] in 1967 -Role of US -Indira Gandhi's speech -Unaggressive in nature
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-Future Indian foreign policy -US aid -Possible refusal by India -US public reaction Armed forces -Deserters -Amnesty question -President's decision -No action at present time -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US termination of Vietnam involvement -Issue will then be dealt with -Robert A. Raft, Jr.’s amnesty resolution -POWs Situation room -Kissinger -Quiet Laos -Shelling -Long Tien [sp?] area -Defeat in January -Victory in July -Weather -Results
Conversation No. 17-143 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:48 pm and 3:30 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Conversation No. 17-144 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 3:30 pm - 3:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 311-44] News Summary -Patrick J. Buchanan -Daniel L. Schorr's article on John B. Connally -Substance [?] -Calvin E. Brumley -Fortune -White House -Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Henry A. Kissinger -George P. Shultz -Connally -Back in Texas -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -Haldeman’s phone call to Connally -Substance -Azores agreement -Speculation and assumptions -Connally -Florida -Willy Brandt meeting -California -Eisaku Sato meeting -Relations between Burns, Shultz and Connally -Different views Schorr -Potential phone call to Schorr by Haldeman
112 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldeman to meet with Schorr prior to Eisaku Sato meeting -Connally matter -President to have dinner with Schorr -Time and date -Scheduling -Schorr and Dan Rather Connally -Haldeman to call Connally -University of Texas “Longhorns” -Football loss -Economy -Haldeman to call President back -President's interview with Rather -Comments about Connally -Support for Connally
Conversation No. 17-145 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:36 pm and 3:40 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-45] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 17-146 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 3:40 pm - 3:50 pm Location: White House Telephone
113 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 311-46] Kissinger's note sent over by Patrick J. Buchanan Weekend News Summary -Washington Star's article of US's bombing of North Vietnam -Effect on Laos -Prisoners of War [POW] wives -Effect on their husbands -Objection to bombing -India-Pakistan conflict -Heavy press coverage Laos operation -New divisions -Duration -Provocation POW wives -US policy -Every proposal turned down by the North Vietnamese -Getting POWs back -Deadline for US withdrawal from Vietnam -North Vietnamese negotiators -US aid -Cutoff -Political structures of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia -Deadline for US withdrawal -congress -North Vietnamese negotiator's response -US proposals consistently turned down Newspapers -John B. Connally -Foreign economic policy -Duration of story -Connally -Year-end summaries -News items not mentioned -Moscow summit
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-Berlin -Accidental war -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -New York Times -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Editorial -US dealings -US -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -New York Times and Washington Post -Credibility problems -Los Angeles Times -Improvement [?] Kissinger's schedule -Kissinger to meet with conservatives in California -Kissinger's interviews with Los Angeles Times India-Pakistan US bombing of Vietnam Man of the Year -Time magazine India-Pakistan -US policy -PRC -US relations with India -Aid President's interview with Dan Rather -President's style and ability -Aggressiveness -Rather and Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Rather -President's knowledge of foreign policy
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Conversation No. 17-147 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:50 pm and 3:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-47] The President's schedule -Phone calls -Tricia Nixon Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Rose Mary Woods -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 17-148 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 3:58 pm - 4:07 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 311-48] John B. Connally -Talk with Haldeman -Good spirits -Connally's call to President, January 1st -New Year’s greetings -Connally meeting with President, January 5th -President's interview with Dan Rather -Connally's assessment -Domestic and international arenas -Public mood -Optimism -Stock market
116 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bombing in Vietnam -News worthiness -International area -US trading partners -US interests -Connally’s advice -Schedule -William P. Rogers's schedule -President’s upcoming trip to Florida -Mode of travel for Connally -Newporter Hotel Daniel L. Schorr's article on Connally -Gerald L. Warren -Calvin E. Brumley -Brumley's comments -Interview with Fortune -Date and time -President's call to Connally on Christmas -Connally -Attitude -Article in Newsweek on Connally -Origin of Schorr's article -Warren -No press inquiries concerning Schorr’s article Connally -President's dinner with Connally, January 5th -Bombing in Vietnam -George H. Mahon and F. Edward Hebert -Reactions Bombing in Vietnam and India-Pakistan -Reaction of the press -Public opinion News Summary -Tendency to be critical -Rogers's comments -Wire services -Frank F. Church
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-Charles W. Colson -Problems -Balance -“Story of the Day” President's schedule -Peter G. Peterson meeting -Rogers -Maurice H. Stans -William D. Eberle -Council on Economic Policy -Paul A. Volcker -Peterson Rogers -Meeting with Haldeman -Advice -Ability in public relations -Praise from the President -Compared to Henry A. Kissinger Haldeman's call to Connally
Conversation No. 17-149 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:07 pm and 6:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 311-53] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger Conversation No. 17-150 Date: January 2, 1972
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Time: 6:35 pm - 6:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 311-54] Prisoners of War [POWs] -Patrick J. Buchanan's note to President -Mike Wallace's "60 Minutes" show, January 2nd -POW wives -Their views on President's administration -End of war -Negotiations -Wallace -Responses from POW wives -President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd -President's trips to Moscow and Peking -Democrats -Deadline -Report from Pentagon -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Letter -POW -POW wives -Unknown numbers -Dissidents -Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes -Deadline -Possible rescheduling of President’ Vietnam announcement -US negotiations -Statement President can make to Rather -President's trips to People’s Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Raising issue on POWs -POWs held by PRC President's upcoming announcements -Troop announcement -January 13th -Peace announcement
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-January 24th or 25th -Networks and politicians -Risks involved -Response in Saigon -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu -Delay decision on when to make announcements -North Vietnamese -Channels of Communication POWs -Kissinger's call to Hughes -POWs and POW wives -CBS -Call to the President
Conversation No. 17-151 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 7:09 pm - 7:12 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 311-56] Prisoner of War [POW] wives -Kissinger unable to get in touch with Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes -Deadline for US withdrawal from Vietnam -Kissinger's dealings with POW wives -US bombing of Vietnam -Mike Wallace -Dan Rather -Laos -Questions Rather might ask -President to discuss POW issue with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and People’s Republic of China [PRC] -President's response -Release of POW discussed by
120 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Chou En-Lai -President -Andrei A. Gromyko -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Josip Broz Tito
Conversation No. 17-152 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 pm and 11:11 pm Location: White House Telephone Commander Coach[?] talked with the White House operator. Interview with Dan Rather -Completion
Conversation No. 17-153 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 pm and 11:11 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-154 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:11 - 11:12 pm Location: January 2, 1972
121 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Woods's location Woods's schedule -Phone calls from William P. Rogers and Donald H. Rumsfeld -Call from Woods -Reaction from the President’s interview with Dan Rather
Conversation No. 17-155 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 17-156 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:13 pm - 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's interview with Dan Rather -Responses -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger -Spiro T. Agnew -President’s style and ability -Brady F. Black -Prisoners of War [POWs] -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
122 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Keith Wilson -Omaha World Herald -Agnew question -Rather’s interview style -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -Rose Mary Woods -Leslie C. (“Les”) Arends -Praise for the President -Gordon L. Allott -Farm issue -Agnew -Robert P. Griffin -Martin S. Hayden -Statements on amnesty and POWs -Reginald Murphy -Agnew -Businessmen -Balance of issues -The economy compared to Vietnam -Agnew, POWs, Taiwan and the Moscow summit -Congress -Louis Harris -Rather -Old poll results -Praise for the President when “challenged”
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123 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Number -Economy -Politics -The President's candidacy -Future announcement -Politics -PRC and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Clarity of the President’s points -Rather -Charles W. Colson -Letters -Wires -Haldeman's call to W. Richard Howard -Harris -Quote of poll -Future of interviews -Haldeman's call to William P. Rogers -Haldeman's call to the President
Conversation No. 17-157 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-158 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:23 pm - 11:28 pm Location: White House Telephone
124 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Calls Woods took in regard to President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd -William P. Rogers and Donald H. Rumsfeld -Praise for the President Woods's location Calls Woods took in regard to President's interview with Rather, January 2nd -Rogers's views -President’s style and ability -Rather's questions -Rather -Louis Harris poll -President’s style and ability -Rumsfeld's views -Praise for the President -Rather -Edward M. Kennedy -William F. Buckley, Jr. -John F. Kennedy -Watched with friends of Rather -Rather -President’s style and ability President's interview with Rather, January 2nd -Rather's questions -Rather -Rather's questions -Praise for the President from Woods -Public reaction -Woods's reaction -Amnesty -Spiro T. Agnew -Amnesty -Prisoner of War [POWs] -President’s answers to Rather’s questions -Woods’ view Call from Rogers and Rumsfeld
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Conversation No. 17-159 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:28 and 11:30 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to William P. Rogers
Conversation No. 17-160 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:30 pm - 11:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William P. Rogers. President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd -Rogers's views -Praise for the President -Rather -Rogers's phone conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Rather's questions -President's answers -Overall impact of show -Public reaction -Adele (Langston) Rogers -Rather's question -Foreign affairs -Differences between blacks and whites -President's answer -President ‘s style and ability -Rather -On television
126 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-At a press conference -Type of questions -Value of interview Rogers's and President's schedule -Trip tomorrow to San Clemente -Howard K. Smith -West Coast -Meeting with Gerard C. Smith -Timing -Discussion of Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Meeting with Peter G. Peterson -President requesting Rogers’ attendance at meetings -Trade meeting
Conversation No. 17-161 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 17-162 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:36 pm - 11:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Reactions to President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd -General reactions to President and Rather -Creed C. Black -Philadelphia Inquirer
127 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President’s style and ability -Rather’s interview style -Media -President's instructions to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Rather -Colson -Media involvement -Louis Harris's views -Possible statement by Harris -Frank Stanton -William S. Paley President's interview with Rather, January 2nd -President answers -Amnesty -Return of Prisoners of War [POWs] -[Unintelligible] -Blacks compared to whites -[Unintelligible] -President's answers -Rather's technique -"Meet the Press" -President's ability -[Unintelligible] -Colson -Rather
Conversation No. 17-163 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 pm and 11:44 pm Location: White House Telephone An unknown man talked with the White House operator.
128 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-164 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 pm and 11:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 17-165 Date: January 2, 1972 Time: 11:44 pm - 11:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conversation No. 17-166 Date: Unknown between January 2 and January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:45 pm, January 2 and 12:29 am, January 3, 1972 Location: White House Telephone
129 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo
Conversation No. 17-167 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 12:29 am - 12:30 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo.
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Conversation No. 17-168 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 12:30 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
130 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 17-169 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 12:31 am - 12:45 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger -New York -Call to President President's interview with Dan Rather, January 2nd -India-Pakistan -Rather’s interview style -Possible advantages to the President -President's answers -Rather's questions -President's performance and answers -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Taiwan -Chou En-lai -US relations with Taiwan -Vietnam -Prisoners of War [POWs] -The President's opponents -Vietnam casualties -Numbers -POWs -Withdrawal of US from Vietnam -Amnesty -Possible interpretation by viewing public -Moscow -Politics -Rather -John W. Chancellor -Rather's questions -President's answers
131 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vietnam -US withdrawals Vietnam -US withdrawals -Numbers [The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 12:45 am]