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Date: 
Jan 03, 1972 - Jan 18, 1972
Location: 
White House Telephone
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-1 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 9:19 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-13] Request for a call to William P. Rogers
Conversation No. 18-2 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 9:19 am - 9:23 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 642-14] The President’s schedule -Forthcoming trade initiatives meeting -Opening of meeting -Purpose -Peter G. Peterson, John B. Connally, Paul A. Volcker -Attendance Tariff proposals -Peterson's memorandum -Legislative strategy -Azores meeting -General preferences -The President’s memorandum to Peterson -Chances of passage of tariff changes -European allies -Opposition to free trade -Forthcoming election
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Labor unions, politicians Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] Committee -Discussions with European Community and the Japanese -Legislative proposals The President’s schedule -William D. Eberle's -Gerard C. Smith -Rogers Frederick M. Eaton -Proposals -Prospects -Age Willis C. Armstrong -Assistant Secretary of State -Announcement of appointment -Preparation -The President's acquaintance -Business ties -International Chamber of Commerce The President’s schedule -Clark MacGregor -Smith
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-3 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown time between 10:05 am and 10:10 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-16A] Request for a call to Gerald L. Warren
Conversation No. 18-109 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 10:10 am – 10:11 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Gerald L. Warren. [See Conversation No. 642-16N] The President’s forthcoming State of the Union message -Announcement -Timing -Date -Announcement -Timing -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Congressional relations
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-110 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:11 am and 11:08 am Location: White House Telephone The President attempted to make a call, which was not completed. [An unknown woman can be heard in the background]
Conversation No. 18-4 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 am and 11:09 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-24] Request for a call to Jody Smith, mayor of Ayrshire, Iowa -Youngest mayor -Phone number
Conversation No. 18-5 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 11:20 am - 11:21 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Jody Smith. [See Conversation No. 642-27A] Congratulations on inauguration as youngest mayor in the nation Part-time work
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bus driving -Referee work -The President's background -Father's garage -The President’s background Delegate to Republican convention -Support for the President -San Diego
Conversation No. 18-7 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 am and 12:05 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-29A] Request for a call to George E. Allen -Washington Redskins -Friend of President Dwight D. Eisenhower -Tobacco industry -Broker
Conversation No. 18-8 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 12:13 pm - 12:15 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with George E. Allen. [See Conversation No. 642-31]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Harry L. Hopkins story -George P. Shultz -Budget -Requisition for shovels Support for the President New Year's wishes The President's popularity reflected in poll -Reverend William F. (“Billy”) Graham Critics -Bombing of North Vietnam -Reasons -Troop withdrawal -US casualties Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Reception Hopkins story -Shultz
Conversation No. 18-9 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: 12:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-32] Request for a conference call with George P. Shultz and Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
Conversation No. 18-10
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 12:18 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with George P. Shultz and Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger. [See Conversation No. 642-34] The President's call to George E. Allen -Harry Hopkins story about requisition for shovels -Public Works Administration [PWA] -Works Progress Administration [WPA] -Melvin R. Laird
Conversation No. 18-11 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:32 pm and 12:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 642-39A] Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 18-12 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown after 12:32 pm until 12:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with Alexander P. Butterfield. [See Conversation No. 642-39B]
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Tricia Nixon Cox's call -Status -Hold [Butterfield conferred with the President.] Documents -Distribution -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Henry A. Kissinger -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] Tricia Nixon Cox's call The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 12:36 pm and 12:43 pm.
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The President's television appearance, January 8, 1972 -William P. Rogers, Kissinger -Dan Rather -Comparison with Howard K. Smith's program -Questions -Edward R.F. Cox -Subjects -Vietnam War, Moscow and Peking trips -Forthcoming election -1968 bombing -Blacks -Question on use of term “Ms.”
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Story
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Conversation No. 18-13 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:44 pm and 5:15 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 643-13A] Request for a call to William P. Rogers
Conversation No. 18-14 Date: January 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:44 pm and 5:15 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 643-13B] Greetings
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President conferred with an unknown man.] Manolo Sanchez's location [End of conferral] Appointments -Ambassadorship to Japan -Fredrick M. Eaton's possible appointment -Peter M. Flanigan statement -Handling -Possible fight -Age -Rogers's role -Controversy over appointment -Election -Alternate job after election -Robert S. Ingersoll -Possible post -Flanigan -Borg-Warner Corporation -Rudolph A. Peterson -United Nations [UN] job -Flanigan -Illinois -John A. McCone -Age -Ingersoll -Other jobs -Robert W. Galvin -UN job -John N. Mitchell's opinion [The President conferred with John N. Mitchell.] -Ingersoll -Possible Ambassadorship -Japan [End of conferral] -Rogers's forthcoming evaluation
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Flanigan -Borg-Warner -Business contacts Eaton -Alternate job -Post after election -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
Conversation No. 18-111 Date: Unknown between January 3, 1972 and January 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm January 3 and 11:44 pm, January 8 Location: White House Telephone The President’ talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger -California
Conversation No. 18-15 Date: January 8, 1972 Time: 11:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Henry A. Kissinger's location
Conversation No. 18-16 Date: January 9, 1972
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 12:41 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 312-2] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 18-17 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: 12:41 pm - 12:52 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 312-4] Happy birthday for the President Weather in California Vietnam troop withdrawal announcement for January 12, 1972 -Timing -Department of Defense [DOD] briefing -Melvin R. Laird's role -The President’s role -Statement to press -Credit to Laird -Vietnamization -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Laird's efforts -[David] Kenneth Rush -Kissinger's forthcoming talk with Laird -Laird's briefing of the press -The President’s role -Rush -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Negotiations -Forthcoming announcements -Timing -Troop withdrawals -POWs -Timing Rush -Kissinger’s recent conversation with Mitchell -Laird -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR], Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Qualifications for the job -Germany -Defense Department -Loyalty Sheik Mujibur Rahman's trip -New Delhi and Dacca -Airport arrival -Possible diplomatic reception -Islamabad -Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -Release of Mujibar Rahman Bangladesh -Pakistan -Possible recognition -Mujibur Rahman US recognition of Mujibur Rahman -Diplomatic reception -US political counsellor’s presence -Compared to ambassador -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Timing -Pakistan -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC -US political counsellor Haig -Trip to the PRC
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hangchow -Return to the US Morning newspapers Malta -British withdrawal from military bases -Italy -Edward R.G. Heath -Soviet Union -Possible base -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] offer -Italy -British -Heath, Dominic Mintoff
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MALTA
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Italian government -Future prospects -Possible visit by the Italians
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ITALY
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-Republican Party in Italy -Possible visit by the Italians -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC Kissinger in California
Conversation No. 18-18 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:52 pm and 12:55 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 312-5] Call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 18-19 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: 12:55 pm - 1:18 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 312-7]
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-Space shuttle announcement -Edmund S. Muskie's reaction -Florida -Cape Kennedy -Press reaction -California -Aerospace industry -Democrats -Public support -Supersonic transport [SST] -Muskie’s reaction -Chances in Florida George S. McGovern Walter F. Mondale's Congressional hearings -California, New York, Connecticut
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Campaign practices -Security of effort -Apparent source -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. Kennedy's friends -Democrats’ campaign tactics
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Tax credit legislation -Check-off for campaign contribution -Help for Democrats -Elimination -Effect on Democrats -Tax credit issue -John O. Pastore's proposed legislation -Administration opposition -Television time -Value to Democrats
Conversation No. 18-20 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 1:25 pm Location: White House Telephone
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 18-21 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: 1:25 pm - 1:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 312-9] Letter to Maj. Gen. Leslie E. Brown's mother [Nora L. Moore] -Phone call -White House operators -Address -The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB]
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Conversation No. 18-22 Date: January 9, 1972
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 1:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 312-11] The President's call to Nora L. Moore, mother of Maj. Gen. Leslie E. Brown -Location -Return call
Conversation No. 18-23 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: 2:56 pm - 2:57 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Nora L. Moore. [See Conversation No. 312-14] Birthday greetings to Mrs. Moore Maj. Gen. Leslie E. Brown's record Support for the President
Conversation No. 18-24 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:57 pm and 4:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Call from Julie Nixon Eisenhower
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-25 Date: January 9, 1972 Time: 4:42 pm - 4:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 312-16; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
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Conversation No. 18-26 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:46 am and 10:22 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 644-3] Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-27 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 10:23 am - 10:24 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo [See Conversation No. 644-5A]
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Conversation No. 18-28 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:47 am and 10:49 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 644-7A] Request for a call to Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-29 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 10:49 am - 10:50 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally. [See Conversation No. 644-7B] The President's birthday -Gift -Rose Mary Woods -Photograph of San Clemente by unknown person Letter from the President to the Connallys Future social event in the spring Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Trip to Africa -Television appearance
Conversation No. 18-30 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:58 pm and 1:11 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 644-14A] Request for a call to Peter M. Flanigan
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-31 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 1:11 pm - 1:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Peter M. Flanigan. [See Conversation No. 644-14B] The President's talk with [David] Kenneth Rush -Successor to Rush -January 11, 1972 meeting with Melvin R. Laird -Instructions for Flanigan -Candidates -Recommendations -Candidates -William P. Clements, Jr. -Robert S. Ingersoll -Interest -Japan -William P. Rogers -Robert W. Galvin -Instructions for Flanigan -Clements
Conversation No. 18-32 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 1:42 pm Location: White House Telephone President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-4] Request for a call to the Rev. William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Location
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-33 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:42 pm and 2:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-5] Availability of the Rev. William F. (“Billy”) Graham -President’s location
Conversation No. 18-34 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:42 pm and 2:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-6] Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 18-35 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 2:36 pm - 2:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Julie Nixon Eisenhower
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-7]
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Press coverage of trip to Africa -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] News report Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Previous week's schedule -Big Cypress Swamp tour -The environmental issue -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Press coverage of event -The environmental issue -Future scheduling -Mrs. Nixon Scheduling -David N. Parker -Handling of event scheduling and time use -Workload -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox Environmental event -Rogers C. B. Morton -Press relations -Nathaniel P. Reed
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Conversation No. 18-106 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 2:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-8] Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 18-36 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 2:44 pm - 2:51 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 313-9] Connally's schedule -Meeting with staff Weather in California -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally’s health State of the Union address -John D. Ehrlichman -Discussion of value added tax [VAT] -The President's meeting with Neil H. McElroy, Connally, Elliot L. Richardson -Intergovernmental committee -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President’s possible comments -Reference to Connally -Recommendations -Legislative strategy -Advisory Council on Intergovernmental relations -Agnew -Connally -Wilbur D. Mills -Revenue sharing, health, gold bill -Period of consolidation for the nation -Domestic and international economics, diplomacy -Legislative proposals -Government reorganization, health, welfare reform, revenue sharing -International monetary policy -New policies -Foreign relations initiatives -Vietnam, forthcoming trips to Peking and Moscow -Domestic economic policies Connally's health -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Nelson A. Rockefeller, John N. Mitchell, Warren E. Burger
Conversation No. 18-37 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:51 pm and 2:54 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-11] Request for a call to Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
Conversation No. 18-38 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 2:54 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 313-12] Location of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Return call
Conversation No. 18-107 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:54 pm and 2:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-13] Request for a call to Rogers C. B. Morton
Conversation No. 18-108 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 2:58 pm - 3:00 pm
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rogers C. B. Morton. [See Conversation No. 313-14] The President's talk with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Julie Nixon Eisenhower's assessment of Morton -Trip to Big Cypress Swamp The President's trip to a wilderness area -The President’s forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -John C. Whitaker -The President’s talks with John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Parks -Yellowstone -Russell E. Train -Ehrlichman -The President's schedule -State of the Union address -Budget -Time Morton's conversation with Theodore Roosevelt, III -Letter from Empress of China to Roosevelt -Rose Mary Woods -Disposition -Value -Presidential library -Woods
Conversation No. 18-39 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:25 pm and 3:31 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-20] Request for a call to the Rev. William F. (“Billy”) Graham
Conversation No. 18-40 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:31 pm and 3:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William F. (“Billy”) Graham. [See Conversation No. 313-21A] Graham's location -Virgin Islands Graham's message to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon The President's birthday Mrs. Nixon's trip to Africa -Graham's visit President William R. Tolbert, Jr. of Liberia -Schedule -Prayer breakfast -Possible dinner
Conversation No. 18-41 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:34 pm and 3:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator.
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-21B] Telephone call cut-off -Request for a call to William F. (“Billy”) Graham
Conversation No. 18-42 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown after 3:34 pm until 3:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William F. (“Billy”) Graham. [See Conversation No. 313-21C] Telephone connection President William R. Tolbert, Jr’s schedule -Prayer breakfast -Dinner -Visit -Timing Time article on African visit -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Ruth McC. Graham
Conversation No. 18-43 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:42 pm and 3:56 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator.
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-21D] Request for a call to Raymond K. Price, Jr.
Conversation No. 18-44 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 3:56 pm - 4:05 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [See Conversation No. 313-21E] Greetings State of the Union speech -Progress -First draft -Length -Programs -Agriculture, elderly -Themes -Endurance -Forthcoming 1972 campaign -Appeal to conservatives -Organization -The President's talk with Connally -Value Added Tax [VAT] -Intergovernmental relations committee -Congress -Themes -Consolidation -Congress -Burden of work -Tax reform -Government reorganization, revenue sharing, welfare reform, environment, elderly
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-New proposals compared to consolidation -Possible tone of speech -Appeals to Congress in election year -Politics -Bipartisan action -The administration's initiatives -Economic program -International monetary program -Amount of time for preparation The President's trip to Camp David -Schedule -Preparation of speech Organization of speech -Subjects -Indian affairs, the environment -Agriculture -Aging Draft for the President
Conversation No. 18-45 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 4:06 pm - 4:08 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew. [See Conversation No. 313-21F] Thanks for present -Razor -Qualities Agnew's welcome of Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Mrs. Nixon's return from trip to Africa
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Secret documents -Leak problem -Possible meeting with the President -Possible solution -Court decisions -Legislative strategy Meeting with the President -State of the Union speech
Conversation No. 18-46 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:08 pm and 4:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-21G] Request for a call to Melvin R. Laird
Conversation No. 18-47 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 4:12 pm - 4:27 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Melvin R. Laird. [See Conversation No. 313-21H] Appointments -[David] Kenneth Rush -Talk with the President -Forthcoming talk with Laird
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Conflict of interest -Knowledge -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Government -Respect for Laird -Laird’s forthcoming talk with Rush -John N. Mitchell -Business background -Union Carbide -Work with the Department of Defense -Procurement -Robert C. Moot -Laird's conversation about Rush, William J. Porter -Work on Germany -Relationship -Talk with David Packard -Intelligence -Jane (Smith) Rush -Barbara Laird -Desire to stay in Bonn -Mitchell -Trustworthiness -Forthcoming meeting with Laird -Conflict of interest -Mitchell -Forced sale of assets -Capital gains tax -Packard -Financial holdings -Stocks -Union Carbide -Disposal -John C. Stennis -Union Carbide -Defense contracts Vietnam -Troop withdrawals -Henry A. Kissinger’s talk with Laird -Numbers -Forthcoming announcement
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Statement in April -Vietnamization -Number -Change in monthly rate -Laird's briefing -Laird's briefing -North Vietnamese offensive -Tet -South Vietnamese counter-offensive -Cambodia, Laos -US responses -Air power -Tone -Congress -Confidence -Vietnamization -North Vietnamese actions -South Vietnam -Laos -Cambodia Laos -Bombing -Tonnage -B’52s -Effectiveness -Reports
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-G. McMurtrie Godley -Psychological impact Troop withdrawal announcement -The President’s instructions to Gerald L. Warren -Laird's briefing -Meeting with the President -The President's role -Possible diplomatic efforts -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Taping for TV Rush Leak -Laird’s and Mitchell’s possible meeting with the President -[Yeoman Charles E. Radford] -Damage -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -The President’s view -Previous administrations -Admiral Robert O. Welander Laird's briefing -Meeting with the President -Subject -POWs -Deadline -North Vietnamese positions in Paris -George S. McGovern -Nguyen Van Thieu -Bombing -Aid to South Vietnam - North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Meetings with Porter
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Conversation No. 18-48 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown time between 5:11 pm and 5:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-23] Request for a call to Robert J. Dole
Conversation No. 18-49 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:11 pm and 5:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-24] Request for a call to Herbert G. Klein
Conversation No. 18-50 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:16 pm - 5:21 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Herbert G. Klein. [See Conversation No. 313-25]
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Klein's program -News summary -India -US position -War -Japan, Canada -US aid -Anti-Americanism -Senate opposition to aid -B. Everett Jordan -The President’s experiences as Vice President -United Nations [UN] -Soviet Union -Non-alliance Henry A. Kissinger -Klein’s program -US policies toward India -Briefing -Popularity -Credibility -Klein's call to Kissinger -New York Times, Washington Post -Press respect for Kissinger -Opposition to Jack N. Anderson -Democrats -Indian controversy -Public attitudes -Press support for Kissinger -Irving Kupcinet
Conversation No. 18-51 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:21 pm - 5:24 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Robert J. Dole.
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-26] Return of call Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Return from Africa Dole's location -Miami -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Weather -Possible meeting with Dole State of the Union address White House dinner -Cabinet, staff -Maurice H. Stans's departure from the Cabinet
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Conversation No. 18-52 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:27 pm - 5:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 313-28] Location Health -Effect of trip Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 18-53 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:28 pm and 5:29 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-29] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 18-54 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:29 pm - 5:31 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 313-30A] Ziegler's trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Relations with the Chinese -Press trips to the PRC -Number -Gerald L. Warren
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Names Press trips to the PRC -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson, Nicholas P. Thimmesch -List of names Meeting with Chou En-lai [The President conferred with Alexander m. Haig, Jr.] Haig asked to come into office [end of conferral] Meeting with Chou En-lai -Chinese table tennis team visit to the US -US Table Tennis Association
Conversation No. 18-55 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:31 pm and 5:35 pm Location: White House Telephone [The President conferred with Alexander M. Haig at an unknown time after 5:31 pm.] Wires John A. Scali The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 313-30B] Request for a call to Scali
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-56 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:35 pm - 5:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John A. Scali. [See Conversation No. 313-30C] Trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Scali, Ronald L. Ziegler -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC -Value
Conversation No. 18-57 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 5:47 pm - 5:53 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [See Conversation No. 313-30D] Haldeman’s talk with Henry A. Kissinger -Melvin R. Laird -Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Number -[David] Kenneth Rush -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Max Frankel -India-Pakistan -West Bengal -Rush -Relationship with John N. Mitchell
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press rumors of Kissinger resignation -Leak Yitzhak Rabin -Negotiations -Airplanes -Soviet Union -Meeting -Mitchell -State Department Rumors of Kissinger resignation Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Response from the People's Republic of China [PRC] -The President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Signing -Moscow Rumors -Golda Meir -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Leaks -Kissinger as target Meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -The PRC -Haldeman’s conversation with Haig Kissinger -Call from Haldeman -Press relations -Compared to the President -David Kraslow, Chalmers Roberts Meeting with William P. Rogers -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-58 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:55 pm and 7:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 18-59 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 7:44 pm - 8:06 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Colson's health Louis P. Harris poll -Issues -India-Pakistan War -The economy -Foreign affairs -Peace -December 1971 bombing of North Vietnam -Timing
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46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidential approval poll -Issues affecting results -Harris poll -Compared to George H. Gallup poll -India-Pakistan War -Press -US relations with the People's Republic of China [PRC] and the Soviet Union -Bombing of North Vietnam -India-Pakistan War -Edmund S. Muskie -Age and income groups -Support for the President -Economic issues Poll on ability to handle issues -Muskie -Calls to Colson -Economy -Vietnam -Poor -Crime -Environment -Health and education
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Support for the President's handling of issues -India-Pakistan War -Bombing of North Vietnam
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The economy -Foreign affairs Harris and Gallup polls The economy -Strengths Foreign policy -Recent actions -United Nations [UN] vote, foreign aid issue Harris poll -The economy -Foreign policy Christians’ and Jews' opinion of Muskie
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Positive events for the administration -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's trip to Africa -Japanese meeting -San Diego trip -January 5, 1972 approval of space shuttle development program -Eisaku Sato's visit Timing of polls -Paul W. McCracken's press conference -December 1971 bombing of North Vietnam -India-Pakistan War
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-Effect of events -Public opinion
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Colson's health -Schedule
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Conversation No. 18-60 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:06 pm and 8:53 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 18-61 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:06 pm and 8:53 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Paul W. Keyes
Conversation No. 18-62 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 8:53 pm and 9:11 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Weather in California -Weather in Washington Work on annual foreign policy report
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Fatigue -Trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Taiwan, Republic of China issue -Dealings with the Chinese [Unintelligible] Trip to the PRC -Value -Ronald L. Ziegler, John A. Scali, Haig -India-Pakistan War Bangladesh -Sheik Mujibur Rahman's arrival -British, French -US policy -Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -The PRC -New Delhi -US consular official in Dacca Haig -Chou En-lai statement -Mujibur Rahman Bhutto -Plans -Soviet Union Soviet Union, India -Chou En-lai’s view -Haig India-Pakistan relations -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s role -Possible conflict -Indian radio broadcast, January 9, 1972 -Unknown people, Baluchistan -East Bengal -Possible military occupation
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bangladesh -Nationality groups Melvin R. Laird -Vietnam US troop withdrawal figure -Call to Kissinger Vietnam negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu -Political prospects State of the Union message The President's schedule -Kissinger's schedule Vietnam speech -Draft -Timing -State of the Union address -Congress Hubert H. Humphrey's announcement -Vietnam -Humphrey’s efforts December 1971 bombing of Vietnam -Public opinion -Troop withdrawal -Democrats India-Pakistan War as issue -Public opinion -US policy Appointments -[David] Kenneth Rush -Talk with the President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -John N. Mitchell -Washington Special Action Group [WSAG]
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mitchell -Trustworthiness -Laird, Kissinger -Relationship -Laird -Recommendation -Conflict of interest -[Union Carbide] -Defense contracts -David Packard -Confirmation -Term as ambassador to Germany -Senate -Meeting with Laird -Effectiveness -Compared to Packard -Laird -Berlin Annual foreign policy report -Staff effort -India-Pakistan War -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -The President's press conference -Date Press conference -Date of Kissinger's report Trip to the PRC -Schedule The President's schedule -Trip to Florida -Kissinger's conversation with Haig -Chou- En-lai -February 1971 -Press conference Emilio Colombo -Schedule -Political prospects
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-63 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:21 pm and 12:29 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation no. 312-20] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 18-64 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 12:29 pm - 12:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 312-21A] Colson's health Trip to Camp David -State of the Union speech Colson’s schedule Louis P. Harris poll on issues -December 1971 bombing of North Vietnam -India-Pakistan War -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie Douglas L. Hallett's memorandum
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administration weaknesses -Compared to opponents -Presidential approval polls -Rise in approval from Spring 1971 -Laos -George H. Gallup poll Patrick J. Buchanan -Research on Democrat candidates -Conversation with Colson -Harris poll -Muskie -Positive publicity -Compared to the Administration -Primaries -Possible problems Hallett's memorandum -Contents -Criticism -Objectivity -Speechwriters -Nathan Glazer, Daniel J. Boorstin -Muskie -Suburbs -The President's strengths -George Meany Colson's health -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The President’s schedule
Conversation No. 18-65 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 3:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator.
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 312-25] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 18-66 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 3:43 pm - 3:49 pm Location: White House Telephone
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 312-26] Foreign policy annual report -Progress -Due date -Reception -1971 report -Laos South Vietnamese -Capabilities -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Two Corps Negotiations -US offer -Possible response -Offensive -Public opinion -Forthcoming revelation of secret negotiations Soviet Union -North Vietnamese offensive -Possible timing -The President's trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC]
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haig -Costs Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Arrival -Meeting with Kissinger Maurice H. Stans Soviet Union -Forthcoming PRC trip by the President -Dobrynin -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Yuli M. Vorontsov -Tone -Relations with the PRC The President’s schedule -Camp David -State of the Union speech Draft of Kissinger's report Domestic concerns Haig -Laos -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Helicopters Laos -Situation -Vientiane -Public opinion -1971 US operation Weather in California
Conversation No. 18-67
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:49 pm and 4:02 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 312-28] Request for a call to Stephen B. Bull
Conversation No. 18-68 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 4:02 pm - 4:03 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 312-29] Summoning of helicopter for trip to Camp David
Conversation No. 18-69 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:03 pm and 4:05 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 312-30] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-70 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 4:05 pm - 4:06 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 312-31] Mrs. Nixon's schedule -Tea -Attendance -Comments about Mrs. Nixon's trip to Africa ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 47s ]
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Conversation No. 18-71 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:30 pm and 8:09 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-72 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 8:09 pm - 8:11 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. Television show with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Handling by Ziegler -Constance M. (“Connie”) Stuart -Barbara Walters -Criticism ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 4s ]
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-Walters -Stuart -Clearance with the White House -Editorial control -Instructions for Ziegler -Stuart -Ziegler's forthcoming report
Conversation No. 18-73 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:11 pm and 8:13 pm Location: White House Telephone
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 18-74 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 8:13 pm - 8:40 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Colson's health Report on Ronald L. Ziegler’s trip
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Florida issues -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Edward J. Gurney -Edmund S. Muskie -Space shuttle -Muskie -Busing -Perceptions
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Campaign to emphasize issue -Richmond case -Agnew -Gurney -Importance of issue -Attacks on Muskie's position -California statement -Importance of issue -1972 election
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James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa -Public reaction to release -The President’s memorandum to Haldeman -News summary -Public mail -Colson’s conversations with unknown people -Press -Importance of issue -Editorial comment
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Hubert H. Humphrey -Support for space shuttle -Busing -J. Edgar Hoover Campaign practices -Edmund S. Muskie -Mailings in Florida -Hoover -Space shuttle -Busing -John N. Mitchell’s support -Apparent source of mailing Florida primary -Humphrey's chances -George A. Smathers -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Humphrey -Criticism of Muskie -Busing, space shuttle -Muskie -Weaknesses -Effect of space shuttle issue on Florida -George C. Wallace -Humphrey -Chances in primary -Wallace -Busing, space shuttle Busing -Tennessee -Mailing on Muskie's position on busing -Northern opposition -Wisconsin -Milwaukee -Polish-Americans -Humphrey
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -Democrats' position -New Hampshire -Muskie -William Loeb's influence -Thomas J. McIntyre -Samuel W. Yorty -Vance Hartke -Carey Estes Kefauver -George S. McGovern -Muskie Busing issue -Effectiveness -Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois -Muskie -Mailing on busing -Agnew Barry M. Goldwater and Robert J. Dole Dole -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [Unintelligible] -Muskie -Media coverage -Press view of Muskie
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64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Forthcoming release of economic statistics -Gross National Product [GNP] Stock market -Status Economic indicators -Wholesale price figures Colson's health
Conversation No. 18-75 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:40 pm and 9:26 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Price's location Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 18-76 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 9:26 pm - 9:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Connally
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Qualities -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon William D. Eberle -Japanese -Tuna -[Unintelligible] -Connally’s instructions -Trip to London -Japanese
Herbert Stein -Political judgment -Speech -Decontrol -Discussion -Cabinet committee meeting -Inflation -Labor opposition -George P. Shultz, Donald H. Rumsfeld, Nathaniel Samuels -Legislative strategy -Oil import controls -Construction trades -Trade council -Davis-Bacon Act -Connally’s conversation with Shultz -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Competitiveness of US products -Arthur F. Burns -Talks with Connally -Labor -Possible talk with the President -Shultz -Agreement with Connally Economy -Controls The President’s schedule -State of the Union speech
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Stein, Connally, Quadriad Connally's conversation with Louis P. Harris -Public confidence in Administration -Bombing -Economic issues Government service for youth -Possible duration -Unemployment -Democrats -Alternatives -Environment -Local, state, federal government civilian service -Police -Social and political benefits of program of national service Budget -Deficits -Burns's views on money supply -Tax cuts
Conversation No. 18-77 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:34 pm and 2:45 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 314-1A] Request for a call to Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes [Haldeman conferred with the President.] Scheduling -John B. Connally -Unknown event
67 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State of the Union speech
Conversation No. 18-78 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes. [See Conversation No. 314-1B] Helicopters for trip to Camp David -Problems with weather -Thurmont, Maryland
Conversation No. 18-79 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 314-1C] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 18-80 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm - 2:47 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 314-1D] Press relations -Announcement of US troop withdrawals from Vietnam -The President’s recent meeting with Alexandria, Virginia school children -The President’s birthday -Troop withdrawal announcement -Press handling -Melvin R. Laird -Soviets in Vietnam -Photographs -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -John N. Mitchell -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -TASS -The President’s meeting with schoolchildren -Photograph
Conversation No. 18-81 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes. [See Conversation No. 314-1E] Bad weather in Camp David area -Dangers -Hagerstown, Frederick, Thurmont, Maryland -Airplane -Anacostia -Helicopter -Dulles Airport -Prospects
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-82 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 314-1F] Request for a call to Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes Haldeman talked with Hughes. The President's plans to go to Camp David -Transportation mode -Best time to go -Thurmont, Maryland -Weather prediction
Conversation No. 18-83 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 314-1G] Request for a call to Stephen B. Bull [Haldeman conferred with the President.] Schedule -Henry A. Kissinger [End of conferral]
70 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Haldeman talked with Bull. The President's departure for Camp David -First Family -Time -Transportation mode -Helicopter, car -Thurmont, Maryland -Alternatives Haldeman, Rose Mary Woods, Marjorie P. Acker -Plans
Conversation No. 18-84 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:09 pm and 3:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 18-85 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 3:50 pm - 3:52 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 314-6]
71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conversation No. 18-112 Date: January 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:59 pm and 7:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator called the President. Call from John B. Connally
Conversation No. 18-86 Date: January 16, 1972 Time: 7:39 pm - 7:42 pm Location: White House Telephone John B. Connally talked with the President.
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The President’s schedule The President's call to Coach Tom Landry -Congratulations
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The President’s call to Landry
73 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-87 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:30 am Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 648-4B] Request for a call to John B. Connally [Haldeman conferred with the President.] Schedule -Camp David [End of conferral] Haldeman talked with Connally. Meeting with the President in the afternoon Connally's schedule -Time -Yugoslav Ambassador
Conversation No. 18-88 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 315-3] Request for a call to Raymond K. Price, Jr.
74 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-89 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 2:39 pm - 2:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [See Conversation No. 315-4] Thoughts on the State of the Union message -John D. Ehrlichman -Leonard Garment -Trip to Asia -Tone and approach -Ehrlichman and Garment Ehrlichman -References to the Secretary of the Treasury -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Intergovernmental relations committee -Tax reform -Intergovernmental relations committee Revisions -The President's notes List of programs before Congress -Revision of statement -Welfare reform, revenue sharing, government reorganization -Environment, health, education -1971 -Compared to 1972 -Tone -Ehrlichman, Clark MacGregor
75 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Handling of draft -Additions -Timing of delivery to the President Conclusions -Appeals to Congress, future generations
Conversation No. 18-90 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 2:47 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 315-5] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 18-91 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 2:47 pm - 3:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 315-6]
76 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Dan Rather's interview with the President -Publicity -Compared with Edmund S. Muskie -Response of Middle America -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] reaction -Letters to editor -The President's letter to Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. about National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] show -Cronkite’s letter to the President about “A Day in the Life of the Presidency” -William P. Rogers Muskie's interview -Compared with the President -CBS handling of White House response -Unnamed lawyer -Rather -“Meet the Press”
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77 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vulnerability on trust issue -Campaign finances -Compared to the President -Maurice H. Stans
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Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Interviews -“Meet the Press” -NBC -“Issues and Answers” -CBS -“Face the Nation” Hugh Scott -"Meet the Press" Agnew -Strengths -Interviews -John B. Connally -Compared to Muskie -Statement on Muskie Media -Buildup of Democrats -Hubert H. Humphrey, Muskie -Administration response Democrat response to the State of the Union
78 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Telephone format -Issues -Television time slot
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Frank E. Fitzsimmons -William Loeb -Muskie -Manchester Union-leader -Samuel W. Yorty -John N. Ashbrook -The Administration -Help for the President -West Coast dock strike -Harry Bridges Labor -Help for the President -Construction workers -Industrial states -New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois -California -Michigan -Fitzsimmons -Auto workers -Political orientation -Leonard Woodcock
Conversation No. 18-92
79 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:10 pm and 3:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 315-7] Request for a call to William L. Safire
Conversation No. 18-93 Date: January 17, 1971 Time: 3:16 pm - 3:34 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William L. Safire. [See Conversation No. 315-8]
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80 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Forthcoming Vietnam speech -Submission of draft to the President -Timing -The President’s outline -Henry A. Kissinger -Form -National Security Council [NSC] draft -Negotiations -Troop withdrawals -Vietnamization -Numbers -Casualties -Charts -Conclusion of war -Secret negotiations -Substance of speech -References to Kissinger -The President's role -Secret talks -Public disclosure -US offers -Impact of disclosure -Purpose of disclosure -Secret compared to public talks -World War I -Colonel Edward M. House -World War II -Deadline -Negotiation record -Deadline and ceasefire -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Tone -Congress -Kissinger -Form of speech -NSC draft -Highlights -Meetings with the North Vietnamese -Background -Negotiations -Channels -The President’s interview with Dan Rather
81 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Secret discussions -William P. Rogers, Ellsworth F. Bunker, Paris delegation -October 1969 -Number of meetings -Kissinger -Paris -Conditions of US and the North Vietnamese -May 1971 -Deadline -Ceasefire and POWs -August 1971 -October 1971 -Two-phase offer -Overthrow of South Vietnam government -Thieu’s offer of resignation -New election -Length of speech -Kissinger's reaction -Kissinger’s draft -Secret negotiations -Necessity of secrecy -The President's credibility -Themes -US troop withdrawal -Peace in Southeast Asia -Vietnamization -Other nations -Lyndon B. Johnson -Draft to the President -Submission time for the President -Kissinger -Second draft
82 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-94 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:38 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 18-95 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 7:37 pm - 7:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman's location Haldeman's evaluation of Raymond K. Price, Jr.-Patrick J. Buchanan memorandum -State of the Union speech -1970 election -Price’s appraisal -The President’s conversation with Price -Camp David -Buchanan’s appraisal -Media -Price’s appraisal 1972 election -Haldeman’s view -John B. Connally -Timing -Issues -Buchanan's analysis -Quality of life, revenue sharing, welfare reform -Value -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Price
83 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John D. Ehrlichman -Leonard Garment's analysis of issues -1970 campaign -Buchanan -1968 problems -Richard A. Moore -Analysis -Charles W. Colson -William L. Safire
Conversation No. 18-96 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:42 pm and 7:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
Conversation No. 18-97 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 7:50 pm - 7:53 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo.
84 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conversation No. 18-98 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 10:14 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 650-5] Request for Charles W. Colson’s presence for meeting
Conversation No. 18-99 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 am and 10:55 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 650-6A] Request for a call to William L. Safire
85 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 18-100 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 10:55 am - 10:58 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William L. Safire. [See Conversation No. 650-6B] Typing of draft -Rose Mary Woods -Henry A. Kissinger Draft for the President -Timing for submission -The President's schedule -Arthur F. Burns -Dock strike -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Safire’s forthcoming meeting with the President -State of the Union speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Safire's draft -Substance -The President’s outline -Kissinger -Theme -Credibility -Points of speech -Secrecy of negotiations -Seven Points -Deadline -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Delivery to the President -EOB -Zosimo T. Monzon
Conversation No. 18-113
86 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:58 am and 12:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President attempted to make a call, which was not completed. [The President can be heard talking to an unknown person]
Conversation No. 18-101 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 12:33 pm - 12:34 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Hugh Scott and Michael J. Mansfield. [See Conversation No. 650-11] Assembling of US Senate -Communications from the President -Scott’s and Mansfield’s schedules -The President's address on January 20, 1972 -Time -Length Possible visit of the President to Capitol Hill -Mansfield’s and Scott’s candidacies
Conversation No. 18-102 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 12:41 pm - 12:44 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with [Thomas] Hale Boggs, Gerald R. Ford, and Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr.
87 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 650-12A] Greetings Super Bowl Assembling of the House of Representatives -State of the Union message -Timing Super Bowl -Dallas Cowboys State of the Union message -Written message -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Thomas Jefferson The US House of Representatives -Presidential candidates -The US Senate
Conversation No. 18-103 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 3:28 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 650-13A] Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 18-104
88 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 3:28 pm - 3:29 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 650-13B] Budget message -Release -Timing -Arthur F. Burns Leak on budget -Handling -Burns -Budget message -Background Announcement
Conversation No. 18-105 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 4:12 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 314-12] Request for William L. Safire to come to the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building [EOB]