191

Date: 
May 18, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Conversation No. 191-1 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:05 and 10:10 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with an unknown man.
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:10 am.
Conversation No. 191-2 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:05 and 10:10 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire
The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-24]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Conversation No. 191-3 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 10:10-10:33 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 131-25; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation.]
Conversation No. 191-4 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:33 and 10:58 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-26]
Conversation No. 191-5 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 10:58-11:08 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 131-27; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation]
Conversation No. 191-6
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 and 11:22 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with an unknown person. Camp David jacket -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin's size -Gift Lunch -Laurel Lodge
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:22 am.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Conversation No. 191-7 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 and 11:22 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-28]
Conversation No. 191-8 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:22-11:23 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 131-29]
Conversation No. 191-9 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:23 and 11:24 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-30]
Conversation No. 191-10
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:24-11:26 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 131-31]
Conversation No. 191-11 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:34-11:37 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with George P. Shultz. [See Conversation No. 131-32]
Conversation No. 191-12
Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:37 and 11:38 am. Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-33]
Conversation No. 191-13
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:38-11:42 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 131-34]
Conversation No. 191-14 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:42 and 11:44 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-35]
Conversation No. 191-15 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:44-11:45 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 131-36]
Conversation No. 191-16
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01)
Date: May 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:45 and 11:48 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 131-37]
Conversation No. 191-17 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 11:48-11:50 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 131-38; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation]
Conversation No. 191-18 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 12:25-12:45 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Briefing materials -Bilateral agreements -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Nuclear Agreement -Communiqués -Henry A. Kissinger's review with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Agreement with Soviets -Kissinger’s view -President’s schedule -Space cooperation treaty -Environmental agreement -Russell E. Train -SALT principles -Signings -Publicity -Press commentaries -Science agreements -Environment -Arrangements -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Meeting with Kissinger -State Department work -Settlement -Incidents at sea -Military view -Formula of resolution -Dobrynin -Melvin R. Laird and Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Soviet acceptance of proposals -President’s role -Kissinger’s view -Agreements -President’s role -Peter G. Peterson -Gerard C. Smith
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Publicity -Kissinger's meeting with journalists -President’s role -National impact -Kissinger’s meeting with press -State Department -The President’s view -Handling -President’s role -Signings -Format -Number -SALT -Space treaty -1959 speech -Itinerary -President’s first speech -Length -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Translation -President’s speech at Spaso House -Leonid I. Brezhnev's speech -Length -Toast to the President -President’s toast -John K. Andrews, Jr. -William L. Safire -President’s television speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Work with Kissinger -Preparation -President’s first speech -Tone -Agreements -Space -Environment -William P. Rogers
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Kissinger’s view -Space treaty -Environment -SALT -Statement of principles -Signing -President and Brezhnev -Communiqué -Agreements -John F. Kennedy -Space treaty -President’s meeting with congressional leaders -Tenor -Statements -SALT -Content of trip -News stories -Space -Environment -Health -Science and technology -Maritime -Incidents at sea -Commercial agreement -Agricultural agreement -Value -President's meeting with Dobrynin -William P. Rogers -Vietnam -Middle East -Review of paper -US-Soviet talks -Israel -US proposals -Agreement -Kissinger’s view -Statement
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Gunnar Jarring -Final agreement -Timing -Vietnam -Discussion -Value -Soviet position -Kissinger’s view Vietnam -Negotiations -North Vietnam document -Length -Kissinger offer -Reply -Soviet role -Dobrynin -North Vietnam
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12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Morale in Hanoi -Children -Casualties in South Vietnam -Destruction of bridges -Blockade -Possible riots -North Vietnamese army -Military Region I -Troop strength -An Loc -North Vietnamese offensive -Kontum -US equipment -Troop and artillery strength -Possible fall -Effects -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s view -Quang Tri -Press coverage -Blockade -Impact on South Vietnam -North Vietnamese offensive -An Loc -South Vietnamese agression -South Vietnamese response -President’s speech -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Blockade and bombing -Damage -Soviet Union and PRC response -Resupply efforts -Repair work -Time involved -Negotiations -President’s meeting with Brezhnev -Kissinger’s view -Approach
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Basis for settlement -Nguyen Van Thieu -Soviet position -North Vietnamese offensive -Military Region I -Quang Tri -Possible future moves -Compared to Germany in 1918 -Ivy League presidents -Meeting with Kissinger -President's view -Request for meeting with the President -Haldeman -The President's view -Future -Meeting with Kissinger -Kissinger’s view -Cut-off of aid to South Vietnam -President of Harvard University -The President's view -Future schedules -New York Times and Washington Post -Future meetings with President -Condemnation of bombing -Response to North Vietnamese offensive -Kissinger’s view -President of Brown or President of Cornell University -Statement on President -Consequences -President's plans -The President’s view The President talked with the Camp David operator at an unknown time between 12:25 and 12:33 pm. [Conversation No. 191-18A]
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) [See Conservation No. 131-39] [End of telephone conversation] John B. Connally -Dinner with Stewart J.O. Alsop -Soviet trip -Expectations -1972 election Michael J. Mansfield -PRC trip -The President’s view The President talked with Haldeman between 12:33 and 12:34 pm. [Conversation No. 191-18B] [See Conversation No. 131-40] [End of telephone conversation] Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Federal funds -Cut-off Ivy League presidents -President's PRC trip -Soviet trip Soviet Summit -Expected results -Right wing's position -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Statement of principles -Criticism -The President’s view
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Kissinger's briefing -Clark Macgregor -Moorer -SALT -Rogers -Smith -Kissinger’s view -President's role -Brezhnev Vietnam -Ivy League presidents -Press -The President’s view -Time -Newsweek -New York Times -Washington Post -Networks -Business elite -Time -Coverage -The President’s view -Hugh S. Sidey -Kissinger’s view -Life -Kissinger’s view -New establishment -Harvard graduates -White House staff positions -The President’s view -Quality of education -Compared to Ohio State University -Yale graduates -Compared to Harvard -Columbia -Princeton
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -Ivy Leaguers -The President’s view -Position on President's policies -Kissinger’s plan -The President’s plan -Presidential election -Soviet summit -North Vietnamese offensive -Duration -Blockade -Air strikes -Timing -Intensity -Casualties -Intensity -Number -Lyndon B. Johnson's efforts -Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants [POL] -Hanoi power plant -Transformer station -Power station -Rail Yards -Timing -Power station -Transformer The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Dobrynin's meeting with Rogers -Time -Rogers -Suggestions to the President -Shanghai Communiqué -SALT -Berlin Agreement -Signing -German treaties -Rogers
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-01) Conv. No. 191-18 (cont.) -[David] Kenneth Rush -Agreements -Rogers's position -Brezhnev Doctrine -President's meeting with Dobrynin -Brezhnev's trip to US -Trip to California -Talking points -Rogers The President and Kissinger left at 12:45 pm.