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Date: 
May 08, 1972 - May 20, 1972
Location: 
White House Telephone
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-1 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 8:38 am - 8:43 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [See also Conversation No. 721-2] Greetings Abortion -Nelson A. Rockefeller -The President's letter to Terence Cardinal Cooke -Rockefeller's response -Contents -Circumstances of drafting -Clearance -Peter M. Flanigan's recommendation -Ehrlichman's Request for a call to Rockefeller -Rockefeller's bill in New York -Problems -Political -Check on situation -Ehrlichman's Request for a call to Rockefeller -Apology -Rectification -Abortion issue -Political problems for Rockefeller -The President's concerns -State issue -Contents -New York Times report -Tenor -Release -Flanigan -Circumstances -Responsibility -Patrick J. Buchanan -Charles W. Colson
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-1 (cont.) Aid to parochial schools -Ehrlichman's conversation with the President
Conversation No. 24-2 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 12:21 pm - 12:22 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 721-11A] John B. Connally -Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 24-3 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 2:10 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-8A] Request for a call to [David] Kenneth Rush
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-4 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 2:10 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with [David] Kenneth Rush. [See also Conversation No. 336-8B] Greetings Vietnam -The President's meeting with National Security Council [NSC] -Blockade -The President's decision West Germany -Possible attempt to delay vote -Political parties -Problems -Willy Brandt -Political future -[Forename unknown] Weigner [sp?] -Message from the President -Rainier Barzel -Brandt's Moscow agreement -Kissinger’s view -Soviet Union -Possible misunderstanding -Political conflicts Kissinger's return call
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-5 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 3:58 pm - 3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-16] Vietnam -The President's speech -Wording -Air and naval strikes -Peace offers -Kissinger's suggestions -Kissinger's schedule -Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 24-6 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:59 pm and 4:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-19] Request for a call to Stephen B. Bull
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-7 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 4:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-20] Stephen B. Bull -Location Request for a call to Alexander P. Butterfield
Conversation No. 24-8 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 4:14 pm - 4:15 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield. [See also Conversation No. 336-21] White House barber -Appointment -Time
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-9 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:15 pm and 4:25 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-22] Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 24-10 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 4:25 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-24] Julie Nixon Eisenhower's location -Return call
Conversation No. 24-11 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 4:35 pm - 4:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See also Conversation No. 336-28]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-11 (cont.) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 8s ]
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Conversation No. 24-12 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:36 pm and 4:55 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 24-13 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 4:55 pm - 4:57 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See also Conversation No. 336-32] Greetings Vietnam -Blockade
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-13 (cont.) -The President's announcement -Kissinger's changes -Rose Mary Woods -Nature The President conferred with an unknown person at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 336-32] [End of conferral] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's announcement -Kissinger’s review of text -Changes -Cessation of military action -New peace offers -Political settlement terms -The President’s view -Withdrawal of forces -Foreign audiences -Political settlement
Conversation No. 24-14 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:23 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-35] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 24-15
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:23 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 24-16 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 5:23 pm - 5:27 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See also Conversation No. 336-37] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's announcement -North Vietnamese offensive -Wording of denunciation -Changes -US-South Vietnamese goals -North Vietnamese offensive -Wording -Cambodia and Laos -Deletion -Escalation of war -Responsibility -Criticism -US peace offers -Mines -Detonation -The President's statement -The President's Request for a call to Kissinger
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 24-17 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 8:04 pm - 8:05 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-68A] The President's meeting with Republican congressional leaders -Preparation -Margaret Chase Smith -Absence
Conversation No. 24-18 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:45 pm and 9:57 pm Location: White House Telephone Alexander P. Butterfield talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 336-69B] Request for a call to the President -Call from Melvin R. Laird -Purpose Haldeman conferred with the President at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 336-69] [End of conferral]
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-18 (cont.) Laird's call -Completion
Conversation No. 24-19 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 9:57 pm - 10:00 pm Location: White House Telephone Melvin R. Laird talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-69C] Vietnam -Laird -Work with congressmen -The President's announcement -Difficulty -Cabinet meeting -Blockade -William P. Rogers -Laird's explanation -Michael J. Mansfield -Questions regarding People's Republic of China [PRC] -Laird's public stance -The President’s view -Department of Defense intelligence -Placement of mines -Message to pilots -John S. McCain -Air strikes -Thomas H. Moorer -Targets -Railroads -Petroleum, oil, and lubricants [POL] -The President's announcement -Laird’s view
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 24-20 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 pm and 10:04 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69D] Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 24-21 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 10:04 pm - 10:06 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 10:04 and an unknown time before 10:06 pm. [See also Conversation No. 336-69E]
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-21 (cont.) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 33s ]
THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH THELMA C. (“PAT”) NIXON BETWEEN AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 10:04 AND 10:06 PM.
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Conversation No. 24-22 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 pm and 10:42 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69F] Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-23 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 pm and 10:42 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo. [See also Conversation No. 336-69G]
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-23 (cont.)
Greetings Vietnam -Blockade -The President's announcement -Response -Telephone calls -Volume -Sloane McCray -Support for the President -Unknown woman -Telegram The President's forthcoming visit with Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-24 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 pm and 10:42 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator; Haldeman conferred with the President before the conversation began. [See also Conversation No. 336-69H] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson Haldeman conferred with the President at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 336-69] [End of conferral] Haldeman talked with Colson at an unknown time. Vietnam
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-24 (cont.) -Blockade -The President's announcement -Public reaction -Colson’s view -Nature -Enthusiasm -College presidents -Telegrams -Labor leaders -Enthusiasm -Jesse Calhoon -Caution -Support for the President -The President's sincerity -Cabinet meeting -Television appearances -Elliot L. Richardson -[David] Kenneth Rush -Patrick J. Buchanan -Television -William P. Rogers's briefing -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s concerns -Time -Changes -Cabinet meeting -Rogers -Stance -Richardson -Haldeman’s view -Thomas H. Moorer's presence -Melvin R. Laird -Rush -Television appearance -Advantages -Public response -Telegrams -Value -Western Union -Request for a call to president of company -Haldeman’s view -Service available
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-24 (cont.) -Alternatives -Calls to local papers and television stations -Pressure on Western Union -Experiences -Calhoon and Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -White House switchboard -Calls -Number -Ronald L. Ziegler -Colson's analysis -Delivery -Rhetoric -Polls -Louis P. Harris -Albert E. Sindlinger -Jay Lovestone
Conversation No. 24-25 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 pm and 10:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69I] Request for a call to [David] Kenneth Rush
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-26 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 10:42 pm - 10:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with [David] Kenneth Rush. [See also Conversation No. 336-69K] Greetings Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -Rush's television appearance -President’s position -William P. Rogers -Cessation of seaborne deliveries to North Vietnam -Implementation -Further action -Rush's statements -Peace offer -Cease-fire -Prisoners of war [POWs] -The President's Request for a call to Melvin R. Laird -Public stance The President's party -Rush -Attendance -Address to attendees
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-169 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:45 pm and 10:47 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69M] Request for a call to George Meany
Conversation No. 24-27 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:45 pm and 10:47 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 336-69N] Calls from George Meany and Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 24-28 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 10:47 pm - 10:48 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with George Meany. [See also Conversation No. 336-69O]
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-28 (cont.) Vietnam -Blockade -The President's decision -Reasons -Meany's support -Statement
Conversation No. 24-29 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: 10:49 pm - 10:52 pm Location: White House Telephone Tricia Nixon Cox talked with the President between 10:49 and an unknown time before 10:52 pm. [See also Conversation No. 336-69P]
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EDWARD R. F. COX TALKED WITH THE PRESIDENT BETWEEN AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 10:49 AND 10:52 PM.
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Conversation No. 24-30
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69Q] Request for a call to William F. (“Billy”) Graham
Conversation No. 24-31 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 336-69R] Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 24-32 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 336-69S] William F. (“Billy”) Graham
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-32 (cont.) John B. Connally -Location -Previous telephone call request -Cancellation
Conversation No. 24-33 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with William F. (“Billy”) Graham. [See also Conversation No. 336-69T] Greetings Vietnam -Blockade -The President’s announcement -Ruth Graham's response -Graham's views -Public support -Problems -Public support for the President -Impact -Reporters' commentary -Tenor -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Public response -Telephone calls -Reports from London -British -French -Germans -Effect of speech on Soviet Union trip -Graham's opinion
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-33 (cont.) -Public support -End of war -The President's speeches -Graham's opinion -Public support -Opposition -Graham's press conferences -Support for the President
Conversation No. 24-34 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 336-69U] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -Western Union -Colson's Request for a call to Russell McFall -Backlog of calls -Statement for press -Conversation with McFall -Emergency crews -Central office -Emergency crews -McFall's report to Colson -Albert E. Sindlinger’s view -Response of public -Soviet summit -Possible cancellation -Louis P. Harris’s views -Impact on Soviets -Public support for the President
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 24-34 (cont.) -Length -Impact on Soviets -The President's candor -Benefits for the President -Western Union -Kenneth W. Clawson
Conversation No. 24-35 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 336-69V] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -George Meany's statement -Support for the President -Jay Lovestone's conversation with Colson -The President's previous Request for a call to Meany -Statement in support of the President -Distribution
Conversation No. 24-36 Date: May 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 pm and 11:22 pm Location: White House Telephone Lawrence M. Higby talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See also Conversation No. 336-69W] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -George G. Aiken's conversation with Clark MacGregor -Support for the President -Soviets -Responsibility -Evacuation implications -Bangladesh
Conversation No. 24-37 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:58 am and 11:07 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-5] Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-38 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:07 am - 11:12 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo. [See also Conversation No. 338-6] The President's trip to Florida
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -Public response -Support for the President -Hank Meyer [sp?] -Request for a call to Rebozo -Bumper stickers -Impact of blockade -The President’s view -Shipments of arms -Bombing -Soviet Summit -Possible cancellation -Public reaction -Amount -Previous conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Robert H. Abplanalp -Call from unknown woman -Support for the President -Western Union -Rebozo's bank employees -Democrats -Position -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey and George S. McGovern -The President's support of John F. Kennedy during Cuban missile crisis -Opinions on the President's announcement -Lyndon B. Johnson -John B. Connally's aid in getting statement The President's trip to Florida Vietnam -Blockade -The President's speech -Work -References to Soviet Union -Presentation
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rebozo's report on public reaction Farewells
Conversation No. 24-39 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:16 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-8] Request for a call to Melvin R. Laird
Conversation No. 24-40 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:16 am - 11:21 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Melvin R. Laird. [See also Conversation No. 338-9] Vietnam -Blockade -Implementation -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Reconnaisance -Ships In Haiphong Harbor -Photograph -Public release -Public relations
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The President’s view -Ships -Pilot's report -Air strikes -Intensity -Targets -Railroads -Petroleum, oil, and lubricants [POL] -Power plants -Intensity -Compared to Julius Caesar -[David] Kenneth Rush -Television appearance -Laird's efforts -Meetings with Congress -Henry A. Kissinger -Press conference -Locations -Times -Television coverage -Timing -The Vice President -Trip -Cancellation -Request for a call to Haldeman -Coordination -The President's speeches -Frequency -Kissinger's appearances -Laird’s statement -Contents -The President's decision -Workability -Psychological impact
Conversation No. 24-41 Date: May 9, 1972
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: Unknown between 11:21 am and 11:23 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-10] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-42 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:23 am - 11:24 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 338-11]
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Conversation No. 24-43 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:32 am Location: White House Telephone
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-15] Request for a call to Patrick J. Buchanan
Conversation No. 24-44 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:32 am and 11:35 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-16] Request for a call to John N. Mitchell
Conversation No. 24-45 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:35 am - 11:39 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John N. Mitchell. [See also Conversation No. 338-17A] Vietnam -The President's speech -Mitchell’s view -Preparation -Briefing of Senators -Presentation -Content -Public response -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo's report -Amount of support -Democrats
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Position -Telegrams and telephone calls -Charles W. Colson -Backlog -Public support -Blockade -Soviet Summit -Possible cancellation -The President's stance -The President's speech -Public support -Impact -Psychological impact -Forthcoming 1972 election -Bombing of Hanoi -The President’s view -Peace offers -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Ceasefire -Frank F. Church -Response to speech 1972 Republican nomination -James L. Buckley -John N. Ashbrook -Withdrawal -Ronald W. Reagan -Request for a call to Ashbrook -Ashbrook's candidacy -Reagan -Trip to Europe -Purposes
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31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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The President conferred with Alexander P. Butterfield at 11:37 am. [See Conversation No. 338-17] [End of conferral]
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Conversation No. 24-46 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:40 am - 11:41 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Patrick J. Buchanan. [See also Conversation No. 338-17B] Vietnam -Blockade -Support -Hawks -Impact
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Duration
Conversation No. 24-47 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:41 am and 11:50 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-18] Request for a call to Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally
Conversation No. 24-48 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:50 am Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 338-19] Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Location -Return call Telephone call list
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-49 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 11:53 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-20] Calls to Thomas H. Moorer and [David] Kenneth Rush
Conversation No. 24-50 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown after 11:53 until 11:56 am Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 338-21] Thomas H. Moorer -Location -Meeting with John C. Stennis Request for a call to [David] Kenneth Rush The President talked with [David] Kenneth Rush between 11:55 and 11:56 am Vietnam -Blockade -Rush's television appearance -The President’s view -Impact -The President's peace offers -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Cease-fire
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Democrats' stance -Rush’s view
Conversation No. 24-51 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:56 am and 12:05 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-22] Request for a call to Arthur W. Radford -Telephone number
Conversation No. 24-52 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 12:05 pm - 12:06 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Arthur W. Radford. [See also Conversation No. 338-23] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's decision -Radford's support -Impact -Necessity -Dangers -1972 election -Soviet Summit
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Naval action -Mines -Reports from Melvin R. Laird and Thomas H. Moorer -Morale in South Vietnam
Conversation No. 24-53 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:06 pm and 12:09 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-24] Request for a call to Nelson A. Rockefeller
Conversation No. 24-54 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 12:09 pm - 12:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Nelson A. Rockefeller. [See also Conversation No. 338-25] Abortion -The President's letter to Terence Cardinal Cooke -The President's knowledge -Release -Circumstances -John D. Ehrlichman's call -Release
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -The President's speech -Rockefeller's view -Statement -Public support -Democrats -Position -Cuban missile crisis -The President's response as gubernatorial candidate -Rockefeller's support -Soviet response -Possible Summit cancellation -The President’s view -Hue -The President's standing -Rockefeller's view -The President's manner -Position of liberals Abortion -The President's letter to Cooke -Publicity -Circumstances of release -Responsibility
Conversation No. 24-55 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:13 pm and 12:27 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-26] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-56 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 12:27 pm - 12:29 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See also Conversation No. 338-27] Henry A. Kissinger's briefing -Length -Statement -Length -Questions -Quality of presentation -Ziegler’s view -Content -Manner -Soviet assessment -Quality of presentation Vietnam -Blockade -Press play -Democrats -Frank F. Church -Statement -The President’s view
Conversation No. 24-57 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 12:31 pm Location: White House Telephone
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-28] Request for a call to Manolo Sanchez -Location -Hospital
Conversation No. 24-58 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 12:31 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 338-29] Manolo Sanchez -Location -Fina Sanchez -Return call
Conversation No. 24-59 Date: May 9, 1972 Time: 12:56 pm - 12:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thomas H. Moorer. [See also Conversation No. 338-31A] Return call Vietnam
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Blockade -Implementation -Bombing -Targets -The President’s view -Moorer's authority -The President's speech -Moorer's meeting with John C. Stennis and Senate Armed Services Committee -Need for support -Reception -Length
Conversation No. 24-60 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: 10:19 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-9B] Request that Charles W. Colson join him
Conversation No. 24-61 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:19 am and 10:21 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator; the President conferred with an unknown person before the conversation began. [See also Conversation No. 337-9D] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
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Conversation No. 24-62 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: 10:21 am - 10:22 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See also Conversation No. 337-9E] Colson's location -Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 24-63 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:40 am and 11:40 am Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-9G] Request for a call to Melvin R. Laird The President conferred with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 337-9] [End of conferral] Colson talked with Laird at an unknown time. Vietnam -Blockade
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-The President's decision -Press reports -Laird's reported disagreement -John B. Connally -Laird's statement -Colson's meetings with the President, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Henry A. Kissinger -Ronald L. Ziegler's statement -Effect on the President -Laird's position -Laird’s view -Ziegler's and Laird's press conferences -Poll results -Albert E. Sindlinger -[Opinion Research Center Corporation [ORC] -Laird's press conference -Results -Support for the President -Questions -Results -Laird's press conference -Television coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Press reports -Response -Ziegler -Colson’s view
Conversation No. 24-64 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:06 pm and 12:32 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-13]
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Request for a call to Manolo Sanchez
Conversation No. 24-65 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: 12:32 pm - 12:33 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Manolo Sanchez. [See also Conversation No. 337-14A] Greetings Sanchez's health -Treatment -Hospital personnel
Conversation No. 24-66 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unkown between 3:55 pm and 3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-26] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 24-67 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: 3:59 pm - 4:00 pm
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Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See also Conversation No. 337-27] Vietnam -Melvin R. Laird's press conference -Colson’s view -Length Forthcoming meeting with the President -Colson -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 24-68 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:04 pm and 4:25 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-28/339-1F] Request for a call to his office Colson talked with an unknown woman at an unknown time. Vietnam -Poll results -Albert E. Sindlinger poll -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -Fact sheets -Steven S. Karalekas -Delivery to Colson
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Conversation No. 24-69 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:25 pm and 4:45 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 337-28/339-1A] Request for a call to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
Conversation No. 24-70 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:25 pm and 4:45 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin. [See also Conversation No. 337-28/339-1B] Greetings The President's schedule -Meeting with Soviet Trade Minister -Time -Participants -Subjects -Time -Location -Subjects -Entry to White House -Discussion -Release
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Conversation No. 24-71 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:32 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 24-72 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:32 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-37] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson -Colson's location -John D. Ehrlichman's office -Return call Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 24-73 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 11:32 am - 11:33 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson.
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[See also Conversation No. 338-38] Colson's location -Meeting with John N. Mitchell, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman The President's forthcoming meeting with Haldeman and Colson
Conversation No. 24-74 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 11:34 am - 11:35 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See also Conversation No. 338-39]
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Conversation No. 24-75 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:43 am and 11:49 am
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Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-41A] Request for a call to Hugh Scott
Conversation No. 24-76 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 11:49 am - 11:51 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Hugh Scott. [See also Conversation No. 338-41B] Vietnam -Blockade -Scott's statements -White House news summary report -The President's view -Phrases and language -Use by the White House -Contacts with Charles W. Colson -Success -The President’s view -Poll in Erie County, Pennsylvania -Response to the President's speech -Support and opposition -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -Accuracy -Sindlinger poll
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Conversation No. 24-77 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:51 am and 11:56 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 338-41C] Request for a call to Robert P. Griffin
Conversation No. 24-78 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 11:56 am - 11:57 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Robert P. Griffin. [See also Conversation No. 338-41D] Vietnam -Blockade -Griffin's statement -White House news summary report -Charles W. Colson -The President’s view -Support for the President -Success -The President’s view -Frank F. Church -Encounter on Senate floor -Television statement -Changes in position -Opposition to cease-fire -Republican views -The President’s view
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Conversation No. 24-79 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 3:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 723-17] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-80 Date: May 11, 1972 Time: 3:39 pm - 3:40 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 723-13]
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Conversation No. 24-81 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:00 pm and 5:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. George C. Wallace -Attempted assassination Request for a call to Cornelia Wallace
Conversation No. 24-82 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:06 pm and 5:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 724-6A] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-83 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 5:10 pm - 5:13 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 724-6B]
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George C. Wallace -Attempted assassination -Condition -The President and Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Blue Room reception -Possible cancellation -The President’s view -Clement Conger -Condition -Dr. William M. Lukash -Blue Room reception -The President’s view The President conferred with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 724-6] [End of conferral] -Conger -Press coverage -Mrs. Nixon’s view -The President’s view
Conversation No. 24-84 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:16 pm and 5:21 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator; the President conferred with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman before the conversation began. [See also Conversation No. 724-8A] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
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Conversation No. 24-85 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 5:21 pm - 5:23 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 724-8B] Blue Room reception -The President's appearance -Mrs. Nixon’s view -The President’s view -Effect of George C. Wallace shooting -Connection with Kennedy shootings -Remarks -The President -Clement Conger -Mrs. Nixon The President conferred with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 5:23 pm. [See Conversation No. 724-8] [End of conferral] Return call
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Conversation No. 24-86 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:24 pm and 5:30 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 724-8C] Request for a call to Eugene T. Rossides from John B. Connally
Conversation No. 24-87 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:24 pm and 5:30 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 724-8D] Eugene T. Rossides John B. Connally talked with Rossides at an unknown time. Secret Service -Candidate protection -James J. Rowley -Edward M. Kennedy -Announcement -Ronald L. Ziegler -Shirley Chisholm -Request for protection -Other possible requests Connally conferred with Haldeman and the President at an unknown time.
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[See Conversation No. 724-8] [End of conferral] Secret Service -Candidate protection -Wilbur D. Mills -John M. Ashbrook -Chisholm -Samuel W. Yorty -Chisholm -Kennedy -Chisholm George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Information -Reports
Conversation No. 24-88 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:30 pm and 5:38 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 724-8E] Request for a call to Edward M. Kennedy from John B. Connally
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Conversation No. 24-89 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 5:38 pm - 5:41 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 5:38 pm. [See also Conversation No. 724-8F] Cornelia Wallace The President talked with Cornelia Wallace between 5:38 and 5:41 pm. Assassination attempt on George C. Wallace -The President's concern -The President's visit to Alabama -George Wallace's condition -X-rays -Medical concerns -Psychological state -President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's best wishes -Thanks for the President's call -The President’s view -Compared with attempt on Theodore Roosevelt -The President’s view
Conversation No. 24-90 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:41 pm and 5:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 724-8G] Edward M. Kennedy
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-Location -Return call
Conversation No. 24-91 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:45 pm and 5:54 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 724-8H] Edward M. Kennedy John B. Connally talked with Kennedy at an unknown time between 5:45 and 5:54 pm. Connally's location Secret Service -Candidate protection -Kennedy -Authorization by the President -Need -Kennedy -George C. Wallace -The President's offer -Arrangements -Location -Arrangements -Eugene T. Rossides and James J. Rowley -Announcement -Advisability -Connally’s view -Arrangements
Conversation No. 24-92
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Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:52 pm and 5:54 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 724-8I] Request for a call to Eugene T. Rossides from John B. Connally
Conversation No. 24-93 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:52 pm and 5:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 724-8J] Eugene T. Rossides John B. Connally talked with Rossides at an unknown time between 5:52 and 5:58 pm; the President can be heard in the background. Candidate protection -Edward M. Kennedy -Connally's offer -Request for a call to Kennedy from Rossides or James J. Rowley -Assignment of agents -Shirley Chisholm -Rossides's call -Wilbur D. Mills -Patsy T. Mink -Eugene J. McCarthy -Rossides and Rowley -Assignment of agents
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-Mills -Mink -Samuel W. Yorty -Edward S. Muskie -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Agents -Number of agents -Chisholm -Kennedy -Announcement -Arrangements -Chisholm -The President's orders -Statement release -Kennedy -Statement release Assassination attempt on George C. Wallace -Weapon -Type -Purchaser -Wallace's condition -Hubert H. Humphrey -Location -George S. McGovern -Press conference -Location
Conversation No. 24-94 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:33 pm and 6:45 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3A]
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Request for a call to Charles W. Colson Haldeman talked with Colson at an unknown time. Meeting with the President and Haldeman
Conversation No. 24-95 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:07 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3C] Request for a call to Alexander P. Butterfield Haldeman conferred with the President and Charles W. Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3] [End of conferral] The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time. Butterfield's location Request for a call to James J. Rowley The President conferred with Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3] [End of conferral] The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time.
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rowley's location The President conferred with Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3] The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time. Placing call Haldeman conferred with the President and Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3] [End of conferral] Haldeman talked with Rowley at an unknown time; the President and Colson can be heard in the background during a portion of the conversation. Butterfield -Location Assassination attempt on George C. Wallace -Assailant -Thomas J. Kelley's report -Purchase of gun -Identity [Arthur H. Bremer] -Police confirmation -Location -Latest information -Custody -Secret Service presence -Report to the President -Haldeman’s order -John B. Connally's press conference -Time -Assailant -Identity -Press reports -Report to the President and Haldeman
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Conversation No. 24-96 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:07 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3D] Request for a call to Richard G. Kleindienst Haldeman conferred with the President and Charles W. Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3]
Conversation No. 24-97 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:07 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 339-3F] Richard G. Kleindienst's call -Location Haldeman talked with Richard G. Kleindienst at an unknown time. Attack on George C. Wallace -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -The President's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman
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-Arrangements with L. Patrick Gray, III -FBI -Identity of assailant The President talked with Kleindienst at an unknown time; Haldeman can be heard in the background. -Secret Service -John F. Kennedy's assassination -Performance -FBI investigation -The President's orders -Justification -Gray or Kleindienst -Questioning of Arthur H. Bremer -Bremer -Location -Availability -Isolation -Reasons -Miranda vs. Arizona case -Custody -FBI -Results of investigation -Arrest of three individuals -Ages -Race -Actions -Age of gunman -Custody -Race -Isolation -Necessity -Assailants -FBI interview -Press interviews -Washington Post -The President’s view -Isolation -Jurisdiction -Federal charge
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-Transfer of custody
Conversation No. 24-98 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:07 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3H] Call from James J. Rowley -Haldeman's location The President conferred with Charles W. Colson at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 339-3]
Conversation No. 24-99 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 7:07 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3I] Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-100
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Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone Thomas J. Kelley talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman; the President can be heard in the background. [See also Conversation No. 339-3J] Attack on George C. Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -Identification -Residence -Purchase of gun -Date -Previous arrest record -Location -Date -Charge -Interview -Location -Participants -Secret Service -Prince George's County police -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Results -Report -Treatment -Interview -Press reports -Name -Physical description -Photograph -Other assailants -Reports -Validity -Other arrests -Reasons -Bremer -Protection
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-Compared with Jack Ruby -Responsibility
Conversation No. 24-101 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to office Colson talked with Holly Holm at an unknown time. Request for a call to Patricia Colson -Car -Time -Charles W. Colson's schedule
Conversation No. 24-102 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Kenneth W. Clawson Colson talked with an unknown woman in Clawson's office at an unknown time. Request for a call to Clawson Colson talked with Clawson at an unknown time.
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Attack on George C. Wallace -Gun -Purchase -Location -Caliber -Arthur H. Bremer -Age -Date of birth -Residence -Reports to Colson -Location
Conversation No. 24-104 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3M] Calls from W. Mark Felt to the President -Placement
Conversation No. 24-105 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3N] The President's Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
67 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Location -Return call -Cancellation
Conversation No. 24-106 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:07 pm and 7:37 pm Location: White House Telephone Richard G. Kleindienst talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman/the President and Charles W. Colson can be heard in the background. [See also Conversation No. 339-3"O"] Attack on George C. Wallace -Latest report -W. Mark Felt -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Assignments -Hospital -Jail -Assailants -Number -Custody -Charges -Assault on Secret Service agent and Wallace -Statutory justification -Henry E. Petersen -Instructions for seclusion -FBI -Felt's assignments -Assailants -Custody -Transfer -Reports -Interviews -Arthur H. Bremer
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Interviews -Location -Later reports -Assailants -Isolation -Reasons -Identity -Press reports -Compared with John F. and Robert F. Kennedy assassinations -Appearance of cover-up
Conversation No. 24-107 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 7:37 pm - 7:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 339-3Q] Request for a call to the President from John D. Ehrlichman John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President between 7:37 and 7:42 pm. Greetings Attack on George C. Wallace -Problems -Reports -Wallace's condition -Assailant -Age -Questioning -Protection -Richard G. Kleindienst's recommendations -Investigation -Handling
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichman's instructions -The President’s view -James J. Rowley -L. Patrick Gray, III -Ehrlichman's control -Compared with John F. Kennedy assassination -Reports to the President -Ehrlichman's report -W. Mark Felt -Responsibility -Arthur H. Bremer -Protection -The President’s view -Interrogation -Felt -Reports to the President -Frequency -Control by Ehrlichman -Consequences -John F. Kennedy comparison -Wallace -The President’s view -Understanding -New York Times
Conversation No. 24-108 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:42 pm and 7:57 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-3R] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman Colson conferred with the President at an unknown time.
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[See Conversation No. 339-3] [End of conferral] The White House operator talked with Colson at an unknown time. Ehrlichman -Location -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman call
Conversation No. 24-109 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:42 pm and 7:57 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with Charles W. Colson. Call from W. Mark Felt Colson conferred with the President and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time. Felt's call Questions [End of conferral] Felt's call Felt talked with Colson at an unknown time. Colson's location Attack on George C. Wallace -Latest report -Assailants
71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Number -Release -Arthur H. Bremer -Name -Race -Sex -Residence -Source of information -Purchase of gun -Place -Caliber -Current location -Reason -Interrogation -Doctors -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Protection The President and Haldeman conferred at an unknown time. Secret Service [End of conferral] Attack on Wallace -Investigation -FBI direction and control -Legal basis -Secret Service agent -Surgery -Location -Condition -Bremer -Interrogation -Time -Questions -Range Colson conferred with the President and an unknown person at an unknown time. [Unintelligible]
72 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Edward M. Kennedy [End of conferral] Attack on Wallace -Reports -Bremer -Political leanings -Kennedy connection -Antiwar connection -Questions -Questioning -Colson’s view -Further reports Colson conferred with Haldeman at an unknown time. -John D. Ehrlichman's Request for a call to Felt [End of conferral] -Ehrlichman's Request for a call to Felt -Rumors -Bremer's motives -Political connections -University of Wisconsin -Anti-war connection -Kennedy -Questioning -Timing -Bremer -Safety -Compared with John F. Kennedy assassination -Questioning -Reports to the President The President conferred with Haldeman at an unknown time. -Surgery
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[End of conferral] -Rumors -Verification -Edward M. Kennedy -Felt’s concern -Colson's sources -Bremer -Questioning -Timing -Colson’s view -Further reports
Conversation No. 24-110 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:47 pm and 7:57 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to his office Colson talked with Joan Hall at an unknown time. Colson's location Patricia Colson’s schedule Charles Colson’s schedule
74 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-111 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:47 pm and 7:57 pm Location: White House Telephone Charles W. Colson talked with the White House operator; the President can be heard in the background. [See also Conversation No. 339-4B] Request for a call to Kenneth W. Clawson's office Colson talked with an unknown woman in Clawson's office at an unknown time. Request for a call to Clawson Colson talked with Clawson at an unknown time. Meeting with Colson -Location
Conversation No. 24-112 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:57 pm and 7:59 pm Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-4C] Request for a call to William F. (“Billy”) Graham
75 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-113 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:57 pm and 7:59 pm Location: White House Telephone Richard G. Kleindienst talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See also Conversation No. 339-4D] Attack on George C. Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -Questioning -W. Mark Felt's report -Medical examination -Preparations -Medical examination -Statement -Possible Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] action -Kleindienst’s view
Conversation No. 24-114 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:59 pm and 8:02 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-4E] Request for a call to John B. Connally
76 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-115 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 8:02 pm - 8:04 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. [See also Conversation No. 339-4F] Press conference -Eugene T. Rossides -Connally's evaluation Blue Room reception -Crowd -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's duties -Taft Schreiber -W. Clement Stone -The President's attendance -Blue Room -Connally’s view The President talked with Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally at an unknown time. Blue Room -Nellie Connally’s view John Connally -Announcement -Timing -Attack on George C. Wallace Nellie Connally's service John and Nellie Connally -Trip to Latin America -Colombia -Brazil -Argentina -Other countries
77 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Protection -Nellie Connally's concerns -The President’s view -Service with the President The President talked with John Connally between an unknown time after 8:02 and 8:04 pm. Connallys' Latin American trip -Countries -Moscow Summit -Purpose -The President’s view Attack on Wallace -Report to the President
Conversation No. 24-116 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 8:15 pm - 8:18 pm Location: White House Telephone W. Mark Felt talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 339-5A] Attack on George C. Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -Physical condition -The President’s view -Psychiatrist's examination -Investigation -Report since talk with Charles W. Colson -Search of apartment -Writings -Assailants -Suspects -Release
78 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bremer -Investigation -Compared with John F. Kennedy assassination -The President’s view -Follow-up on Wallace shooting -Identification -Previous arrest -Charge -Fine -Investigation -Orders -Responsibility
Conversation No. 24-117 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 pm and 9:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-6] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 24-118 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 pm and 9:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-7]
79 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 24-119 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 pm and 9:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-8] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 24-120 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 pm and 9:16 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-9] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
80 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-121 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:16 pm - 9:19 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 339-10] Blue Room reception -Mrs. Nixon's role George Wallace shooting -Forthcoming medical report Blue Room reception -Mrs. Nixon’s role -The President’s attendance -Janet Neff -Mrs. Nixon’s view -The President's attendance -The President’s view Wallace shooting -Report -Wallace's condition -Location of bullets -Press reaction -Responsibility -The President’s view -Liberals -The assailant -Effect on the President's schedule -Reactions -The President's conversation with Cornelia Wallace
81 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-122 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:19 pm and 9:23 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-11] Request for a call to Charles G. "Bebe" Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-123 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:19 pm and 9:23 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-12] Request for a call to Ann Duggan -Location
Conversation No. 24-124 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:23 pm - 9:24 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See also Conversation No. 339-13]
82 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Attack on George C. Wallace -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -Control -The President's concerns -John F. Kennedy comparison -John D. Ehrlichman -Location -Secret Service investigation -Colson’s view -Conflict with FBI -FBI involvement -Arthur H. Bremer -Previous arrests -Political activities -Search of apartment -Mental condition -Bremer's political leanings -Bremer's apartment -Possible plant of documents -Wallace -Visits by Hubert H. Humphrey and George S. McGovern -Visit by the President -The President's Request for a call to Cornelia Wallace -Timing -Operation -Length -Completion -Dr. William M. Lukash's report -W. Mark Felt's report
Conversation No. 24-125 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:25 pm - 9:27 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman.
83 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See also Conversation No. 339-14] Attack on George C. Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -W. Mark Felt's report -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Arraignment -Custody -Attorney -Appointment -Age -Mental state -Writings in apartment -Secret Service -Psychiatric exam -Report -Surveillance -The President's concern -John F. Kennedy assassination investigation -Handling -Investigation -Control -The President and Felt -Reports -Attorney for Bremer -Felt's opinion -Interrogation -Appointment -Arraignment -Custody -Attorney -Appointment
Conversation No. 24-126 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:29 pm - 9:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.
84 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See also Conversation No. 339-15] Kissinger's location Attack on George C. Wallace -Kissinger’s view -Investigation -Control -Ehrlichman -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Arthur H. Bremer -Mental condition -Background -Age -Residence -Writings -Political leanings -Mental state -Candidate protection -John B. Connally -Edward M. Kennedy -The President's orders -Shirley Chisholm Soviet Union -Effect of Wallace shooting -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger's meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Spy case -Release -Dobrynin's reply -Summit -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -William P. Rogers -The President’s view -Gerard C. Smith -The President’s view -Negotiations compromise -Navy -Rogers's position
85 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -Bombing -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Sorties -Number -North Vietnamese offensive -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] counter-offensive -Washington Star headline -Hue -Soviets -Kissinger's note to Dobrynin -Meetings -Peace offers Soviet Union -Dobrynin -Schedule Stewart J.O. Alsop -Health The President's meeting with Kissinger and Dobrynin -Breakfast -Planning Soviet trip -Gifts -Nikolai V. Podgorny -Aleksei N. Kosygin -The President -Dobrynin -Josef V. Stalin -Summit -Success -Forthcoming Senate vote -The President’s view -Timing
86 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-127 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:35 pm and 9:36 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-16] Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
Conversation No. 24-128 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:36 pm - 9:39 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See also Conversation No. 339-17] Woods's location -Return home -Time -Dinner Woods's meeting with the President Trip to Camp David -Woods's schedule -Death in family Attack on George C. Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -Mental condition -Candidate protection
87 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Edward M. Kennedy -Necessity -John B. Connally -Woods’s view -Need for protection
Conversation No. 24-129 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:40 pm - 9:43 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Dr. William M. Lukash. [See also Conversation No. 339-18] Attack on George C. Wallace -Condition -Lukash's report -Location of bullets -Surgery -Possibility of paralysis -Forthcoming reports
Conversation No. 24-130 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:44 pm - 9:45 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ann Duggan. [See also Conversation No. 339-19]
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Conversation No. 24-131 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:15 pm and 11:07 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Dr. William M. Lukash
Conversation No. 24-132 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:15 pm and 11:07 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 24-133 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:07 pm and 11:12 pm Location: White House Telephone
89 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. 24-134 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 11:12 pm - 11:41 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Attack on George C. Wallace -Calls to Dr. William M. Lukash and John D. Ehrlichman -Arthur H. Bremer -Press stories -Political leanings -Motives -Press interviews with landlord -Literature in apartment -Wallace -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -L. Patrick Gray, III -Interviews -Mental state -Lawyer -Gray -Custody -Baltimore -Plans for autobiography -Apartment search -Writings -Mental condition -Political affiliations -George S. McGovern -Publicity -Brother
90 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Attitude toward Wallace -Gray -Political affiliations -Cover -Publicity -Kenneth W. Clawson -Wallace's condition -Operation -Recovery -Lukash's report
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-Lukash's prognosis -Extent of injury -Paralysis -Investigation -FBI -Gray's control -Information -Release -Political leanings -Press reports -Clawson -Public perceptions -Bremer -Background -Political leanings -The President’s view -Background
91 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Gray's investigation -Money sources -Schooling -Travels -Money sources -Literature -John F. Kennedy assassination -Media coverage -Motive of Lee Harvey Oswald -Bremer -Media coverage -Investigation -Gray's direction -The President’s view -Wallace's condition -Operation -Completion -Lukash's report -Medical bulletins
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Candidate protection -Edward M. Kennedy -Shirley Chisholm -The President's orders -Publicity -Lukash -Chisholm
92 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Assault on Wallace -Forthcoming press coverage -Bremer -United Press International [UPI] report -Political leanings -Gray -Possible motive -Left wing McGovern and Hubert H. Humphrey supporters
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Assault on Wallace -Weapon -.38 caliber -Power -Impact -.45 caliber
93 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Handgun -Saturday night special -Purchase -Gun control -Issue -Publicity -Clawson -National Rifle Association [NRA] -Bremer -Accomplices -Mental condition -Public reaction -Bremer -Motive -Political affiliation -Young Democrats -Publicity -Gray Vietnam -Blockade -Public response -Leonard Woodcock's television appearance on Face the Nation -Statements -Questions -Louis P. Harris's statements on Meet the Press -Robert J. Dole -Statement -Publicity -Critics -Stance -Soviet summit -Polls -New York Times -Polls -Albert E. Sindlinger results -Support for the President
94 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Wallace -Sindlinger poll -Press coverage -Recovery -The President's trip to Moscow -Condition -Paralysis possibility
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Assault on Wallace -Investigation -Gray
Conversation No. 24-135 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:41 pm and 11:42 pm Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. Call from John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 24-136
95 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 11:42 pm - 11:49 pm Location: White House Telephone John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President. Assault on George C. Wallace -Charles W. Colson's report -Arthur H. Bremer -L. Patrick Gray, III’s evaluation -Political affiliations -Political leanings -Support for Wallace -Statements from family -Material in apartment -Gray -Statements -Plans for autobiography -US attorneys -Warrants -Investigation -Secret Service -Withdrawal -Compared with Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President at an unknown time. -Dr. William M. Lukash's report -Prognosis -Internal wound -Bullet -Removal -Surgery -Damage -Surgery -Recovery [Unintelligible] -Lukash's report
96 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John B. Connally's statement -The President's statement -The President's possible visit -The President's remarks in Blue Room -Television coverage -The President's possible visit -Propriety -Lukash's statement -The President's schedule -Camp David -Visits -Hubert H. Humphrey -George S. McGovern -Humphrey
Conversation No. 24-137 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 725-5] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
97 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-138 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: White House Telephone The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 725-7] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 24-139 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 8:11 am - 8:12 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See also Conversation No. 725-7] Henry A. Kissinger's location -Briefing for Senators The President's meeting with Haig
Conversation No. 24-140 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 8:19 am - 8:25 am Location: White House Telephone Dr. William M. Lukash talked with the President.
98 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See also Conversation No. 725-10A] The President conferred with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. before the conversation began. [See Conversation No. 725-10] [End of conferral] George C. Wallace shooting -Lukash's report -Surgery -Tests and x-rays -Paralysis possibility -General condition -Recovery prognosis -Timing -Campaigning -Wallace family -Brother-in-law -Mother -Wife -The President's actions -Publicity -John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Manolo Sanchez -Condition -Fina Sanchez -Forthcoming trip to Key Biscayne -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Medical care -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -The President’s view Lukash's location
99 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Wallace's location -Holy Cross Hospital -Cornelia Wallace -Possible transfer to Bethesda Naval Hospital -The President’s offer Secret Service agent -Condition -Location -Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital George C. Wallace's location -The President’s offer -Publicity -Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 24-141 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 9:47 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 725-12] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with the President
100 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-142 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:56 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation no. 725-15] Request for a call to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
Conversation No. 24-143 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 9:56 am - 9:57 am Location: White House Telephone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 725-16A] The President conferred with Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull before the conversation began. [See Conversation No. 725-16] [End of conferral] William P. Rogers -Schedule
101 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-144 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 9:57 am - 9:59 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo. [See also Conversation No. 725-17] Assault on George C. Wallace -The President's Request for a call to Rebozo -Arthur H. Bremer -Mental condition -Political affiliation -Actions at scene -Response in Florida -The President's actions -Candidate coverage -Edward M. Kennedy -William M. Lukash -The President's statement -The President's suite at Bethesda Naval Hospital -Secret Service staff -Number with Wallace -The President's coverage as Vice President -Location of Jack Sherwood -Vulnerability -Impact -Campaigning -Television pictures -Accuracy of shots -Wallace's condition Florida trip -Manolo and Fina Sanchez -Schedule The President's schedule
102 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-145 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:59 am and 10:00 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 725-18] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-146 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 10:00 am - 10:05 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 725-19]
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The President talked with Dr. Walter R. Tkach at an unknown time. George C. Wallace
103 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible location -Walter Reed Hospital -Alabama -Publicity -Condition -Dr. William M. Lukash's report -Prognosis -Possible location -Alabama -Walter Reed Hospital -Publicity -President’s announcement The President talked with Mrs. Nixon between an unknown time after 10:00 and 10:05 am. Blue Room reception -Opinions of redecoration -Washington Post The President's schedule -John Cardinal Krol
Conversation No. 24-147 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:11 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 725-20] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-148 Date: May 16, 1972
104 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 10:11 am - 10:12 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 725-21]
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Conversation No. 24-149 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:49 am and 11:54 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 725-30A] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 24-150 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 11:54 am - 11:55 am
105 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 725-30B]
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Conversation No. 24-151 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 1:20 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 340-4] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 24-168 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 1:20 pm - 1:22 pm Location: White House Telephone
106 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See also Conversation No. 340-5] Press stories -The President's walk -Jim Gannon -Gaylord Shaw -Press briefing -The President's statement -Departure for Soviet Union Summit -Ziegler's briefing -The President's and John B. Connally's statements -The President's meeting with Connally -Photographs -George C. Wallace shooting
Conversation No. 24-152 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:22 pm and 3:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
107 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-153 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 3:50 pm -3:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting with Mexican delegates -Length -Haldeman’s view -Next meeting -Ray Bliss -John Cardinal Krol John B. Connally -Departure from administration -Meeting with the President -Press stories -Timing -Speculation -Statement to the Cabinet -Support for the President's reelection -The President's walk to Treasury Department -Publicity -Photographs -Ronald L. Ziegler's efforts -Publicity Vietnam -Vote in Senate on Robert C. Byrd amendment -Margin -Republican defections -Charles H. Percy -Richard S. Schweiker -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -John Sherman Cooper -Percy -The President’s view -Administration plans
108 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Robert A. Taft, Jr. -Administration support for supporters -Polls -Timing -Percy -Illinois -Support for the President -Taft -Defection -The President's telephone call -The President's forthcoming trip to Soviet Union -Timing of vote -Clifford P. Case-Frank F. Church amendment -Doves -Support -Administration opposition -Supporters -Filibuster -Prospect for defeat Connally's resignation -Calls -Cabinet -The President's walk to Treasury Department -Publicity -Treasury -George P. Shultz -Confirmation by Senate Senate -Trip to New Orleans The President's schedule -A breakfast -Cabinet meeting -Timing of Soviet trip -The President's return -Notification -Date [Forename unknown] Brown
109 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press work
Conversation No. 24-154 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:58 pm and 3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 24-155 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 3:59 pm - 4:10 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Vietnam -Vote in Senate on Robert C. Byrd amendment -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Robert A. Taft, Jr.'s vote -Reasons -Previous support -Forthcoming call from Colson -Richard S. Schweiker -Charles H. Percy -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Percy -Polls -Calls -Robert W. Galvin [?] -Vote -Reasons
110 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Roman C. Pucinski -Support for the President -Change in position on Vietnam -Colson’s vote -Taft's vote John B. Connally's departure -Handling
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-The President's walk to Treasury Department -Haldeman -Press photographs -George C. Wallace -Wire stories -Crowds -The President's chats -Associated Press [AP] story -Gaylord Shaw -Presence of children -Foreign tourists -Fears for safety -Publicity -Reassurance to nation -Caution The President conferred with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time. Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
111 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Allen J. Ellender's movies -Attendance [End of conferral] Assault on Wallace -Arthur H. Bremer -Political affiliations -Press stories -Kenneth W. Clawson -Young Democrats -Interest in politics -Father's statement -Support of Hubert H. Humphrey -Planning of assassination -Publicity -John D. Ehrlichman and Haldeman -Possible labels -Wallace as candidate -Wallace not a candidate -Wallace's condition -Paralysis -Unknown neurosurgeon -Dr. William M. Lukash's and Dr. Walter R. Tkach's assessments
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Vietnam -Blockade -Press criticism of the President
112 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Risks to Soviet summit -Colson's Request for a call to Haldeman -Hugh S. Sidey -Peter Lisagor -The President's support -Frank E. Fitzsimmons 1972 election -Labor -Fitzsimmons -Lack of support for Humphrey -Support for the President -Work for George S. McGovern -Support for the President
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West Coast dock strike -Fitzsimmons's actions -Money to Harry Bridges
113 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-156 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:51 am and 11:16 am Location: White House Telephone The President signalled the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 726-1C] Operator's request for instructions The President conferred with Henry A. Kissinger during the telephone call. [See Conversation No. 726-1]
Conversation No. 24-157 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:51 am and 11:16 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 726-1D] Request for a call to Thomas H. Moorer
114 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-158 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 11:16 am - 11:17 am Location: White House Telephone Stephen B. Bull talked with Thomas H. Moorer. [See also Conversation No. 726-1E] Bull conferred with the President before the conversation began. [See Conversation No. 726-1] [End of conferral] Moorer's location Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 24-103 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 11:17 am Location: White House Telephone An unknown person signaled the White House operator. Stephen B. Bull conferred with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman during the telephone call. [See Conversation No. 716-1] The conversation was cut off at 11:17 am.
115 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-159 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 pm and 3:20 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-28] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler
Conversation No. 24-160 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 3:20 pm - 3:25 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See also Conversation No. 339-29] The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Press reception -The President's remarks -Recording -Transcript -The President's statement -Plans -Alexander P. Butterfield -Time -The President's entry -The President's remarks -Time -William P. Rogers's and Henry A. Kissinger's attendance -Invitation -Martin J. Hillenbrand -Robert J. McCloskey
116 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hillenbrand -Invitation -Ziegler's Request for a call to Rogers -White House staff -Fact sheet -Itinerary for trip -Hotels for press -The President's remarks -Opening toasts -Television address -Briefing schedules -Commitments -Frequency -Third-nation press -Visas -Kitchen Cabinet -Press -Accommodations -Travel -Filing facilities
Conversation No. 24-161 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:25 pm and 3:49 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 339-30A] Request for a call to John B. Connally
117 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-162 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 3:49 pm - 3:59 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with John B. Connally. [See also Conversation No. 339-30B] Connally's trip to Latin America -Departure -Timing -The President's trip -Itinerary -Henry A. Kissinger -Colombia -Brazil -Argentina -Peru -New Zealand -Australia -Stopover elsewhere -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -India -Pakistan -Connally’s view -Saudi Arabia -Egypt -African and Arabian Countries -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Morocco -Tunisia -Portugal -Spain -Ethiopia -Plans -Length of stay in each nation -Brazil -Brasilia -Amazon Highway
118 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Sao Paolo -Tour of country -Connally’s view -The President's plane -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Passengers -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Staff -Number -National Security Council [NSC] -State Department -Treasury Department Treasury Department -George P. Shultz -Confirmation -Acting secretary -Work with Connally Connally's trip -Length -Australia -Itinerary -Australia -Return to Washington , DC -Previous trip -Indonesia -Bangkok -Saigon -Philippines -Saigon -Length of previous trip -Singapore -The Vice President -Lee Kuan Yew -Plans The President's press briefing
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Connally's trip -Value -Nellie Connally -South America -Australia -New Zealand -British -Australia -Compared with Texas -Plans -Meeting with the President and Haldeman
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Connally's meeting with Shultz -Kissinger -Shultz -NSC -Necessity
120 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-International Monetary Fund [IMF] -World Bank -Responsibilities -The President’s view -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Arthur F. Burns
Conversation No. 24-163 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 7:56 pm - 7:57 pm Location: White House Telephone Alexander P. Butterfield talked with the President. Henry A. Kissinger -Briefing books -Delivery to the President
Conversation No. 24-164 Date: May 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:00 am and 8:27 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 24-165 Date: May 20, 1972 Time: 8:27 am - 8:33 am Location: White House Telephone
121 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Charles W. Colson. Vietnam -Colson's activities -Meetings with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Public release of reports -Morale of South Vietnamese -Morale of North Vietnamese
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ***************************************************************** Haig -Colson's forthcoming contacts Soviet trip -Publicity Press -Colson's activities Wallace -The President's visit -Harry S. Dent -Publicity The President's schedule
122 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 24-166 Date: May 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:33 am and 8:35 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to Marjorie P. Acker
Conversation No. 24-167 Date: May 20, 1972 Time: 8:35 am - 8:36 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker. The President's memorandum to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Instructions -Barry M. Goldwater -Buckley [William or James?] -Thomas H. Moorer -[David] Kenneth Rush -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Edward Teller