194

Date: 
Jun 23, 1972 - Jun 25, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 194-1 Date: June 23, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:48 and 8:40 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger -Value to nation -The President’s view -Efforts -Trips -Risks -William P. Rogers -Dealings with Kissinger Vietnam peace negotiations -Private meeting with North Vietnamese -Timing -Plenary session -Nguyen Van Thieu Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time. Vietnam peace negotiations -Schedule -Message from North Vietnam -Timing of meetings -Plenary session -Le Duc Tho, Xuan Thuy -Announcement by President -Private meetings -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Rogers -Messages from People's Republic of China [PRC] -Dobrynin's call to Kissinger -Nikolai V. Podgorny’s visit to North Vietnam -Message
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -North Vietnamese propaganda -Settlement of war -George S. McGovern
Conv. No. 194-1 (cont.)
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SANCHEZ ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME. SANCHEZ LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME. SANCHEZ ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME. SANCHEZ LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME.
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Vietnam peace negotiations -Kissinger’s trip to PRC -Kissinger’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Cease fire -Announcement for next day -Soviet reaction -Kissinger’s trip to PRC -Kissinger’s first meeting with Chou En-lai -New York Times editorial -The President’s view -PRC and US policy -Kissinger’s first meeting with Chou En-lai -President’s May 8, 1972 proposal -Final date for war -McGovern -Chances of victory
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -John K. Fairbank [?] -Cuts in US defense budget -Kissinger’s second meeting with Chou En-lai -Vietnam -Kissinger’s position -President’s view of military situation -US-PRC relations -Detente -Kissinger’s third meeting with Chou En-lai -Vietnam -Chou’s support of North Vietnam -Possible ceasefire -Soviet Union -North Vietnamese military action -Kissinger’s response -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Kissinger’s fourth meeting with Chou En-lai -Draft announcement -North Vietnamese actions -PRC assessments of US proposal -PRC-North Vietnam relations -President’s May 8, 1972 proposal -PRC view compared with Russians -Kissinger’s message to North Vietnamese in Paris -Timing of meeting -Reply -Le Duc Tho and Xuan Thuy’s schedule -Proposed meeting schedule -Arrangements -Public session -Private meetings -The President’s schedule -Effect on Democrats -President's suggestion -John N. Mitchell -Plenary sessions -Private sessions -Podgorny
Conv. No. 194-1 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conv. No. 194-1 (cont.)
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ***************************************************************** Vietnam -Troop announcements -Melvin R. Laird and Rogers -Podgorny's trip to North Vietnam -Kissinger's trip to PRC -Kissinger's forthcoming briefing on PRC trip -Points discussed -Vietnam -Soviet Union -Letter from Brezhnev -Relationship with President -Podgorny -President's proposals to North Vietnam -Dobrynin's call to Kissinger -Brezhnev's letter -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Bombing of North Vietnam -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -US relations with Soviet Union and PRC -Targets -Kissinger's talk with Chou En-lai -Flights over North Vietnam -Progress in negotiations -Kissinger’s view -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Ceasefire -POWs -Mistreatment -Publicity Kissinger's talks with Chou En-lai
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Soviet Union -President’s policy -India-Pakistan War -McGovern
Conv. No. 194-1 (cont.)
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US-PRC RELATIONS
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-Relationship with Kissinger -Compared with Soviet Union -Soviet Union -Pressure on Iran -Mohammed Reza Pahlavi [Shah of Iran] -Iraq, Syria, India -Withdrawal of US forces in Far East -Japan and Korea -PRC position -Vietnam -Korea comparison -Possible joint actions -Soviet Union -Relationship with US -West Germany -Christian Democratic Union [CDU] -Gerhardt Schroeder -Forthcoming visit to the PRC -Franz Josef Strauss -Europe -Left-wing parties
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -US-PRC relations -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with press US foreign policy -Kissinger's role -President's role -The President’s speech on Vietnam, November 3, 1972 -The President’s efforts -Cambodia -Laos -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Vietnam -Clark MacGregor -Major decisions -John F. Kennedy's decisions -Compared to the President Vietnam -North Vietnamese attack on Hue Kissinger's schedule -Movie -Clint Eastwood Kissinger left at an unknown time before 8:40 pm.
Conv. No. 194-1 (cont.)
Conversation No. 194-2 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:05 and 9:12 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 134-1]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conversation No. 194-3 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 9:12-9:14 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Craig S. Campbell. [See also Conversation No. 134-2]
Conversation No. 194-4 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:14 and 9:15 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 134-3]
Conversation No. 194-5 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:15 and 9:22 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 134-4]
Conversation No. 194-6
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 9:22-9:50 am Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See also Conversation No. 134-5; three items have been withdrawn from this conversation]
Conversation No. 194-7 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:51 am and 12:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
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Mrs. Nixon and Julie Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 194-8 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:56 and 1:00 pm
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 134-6]
Conversation No. 194-9 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:56 and 1:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
Conversation No. 194-10 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The Camp David operator talked with the President.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[See also Conversation No. 134-7]
Conversation No. 194-11 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:00 and 1:35 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:35 pm.
Conversation No. 194-12 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:32 and 1:36 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 134-9] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President [See also Conversation No. 134-9]
Conversation No. 194-13 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:36 and 2:29 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:29 pm.
Conversation No. 194-14 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 2:29 pm – 3:50 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's forthcoming press conference -Film -Television -Arrangements -Announcements The President talked with the Camp David operator at an unknown time between 2:29 and 2:45 pm [Conversation No. 194-14A] [See also Conversation No. 134-10] The President talked with Herbert Stein between 2:45 and 2:46 pm [Conversation No. 194-14B] [Conversation No. 194-14B]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[See also Conversation No. 134-11] [End of telephone conversation] President's forthcoming press conference -Television cameras in non-televised conference -Radio -Location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Press room -Oval Office -Announcement -The President’ sview -Television -Helen A. Thomas -United Press International [UPI] President's previous trip to Pennsylvania -Wire services -Reports -Photographs -Networks -Black child -The President's comments Press conferences -Small groups of reporters -Cameras -Movie -Still -Television -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Still cameramen President's statements -Length -Meat prices -Quotas -Necessity -Supply -Statement
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conv. No. 194-14 (cont.)
Press conferences -Length -Number of questions -Length of President's responses -Patrick J. Buchanan -Busing -Henry A. Kissinger -Preparation -Length of responses -William L. Safire to Buchanan -Kissinger President's forthcoming press conference -East Room -Relations with press -Timing -Democratic convention -Oval Office -Advantages -Political questions -"Three-on-one" format -Haldeman’s view -East Room -Length of answers -Haldeman’s view -Thomas -Camp David -California -Ronald L. Ziegler -Press pool -Size -Optimum size -Wire service reporters -Sound recording -Risks Hurricane Agnes -President's trip -Public relations efforts -The President’s view -News coverage
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Print media -Destruction -Deaths -News coverage -Richmond, Virginia -James River -President's response to disaster -First Family efforts -Julie Nixon Eisenhower [?] -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -South Dakota -Compared with Lyndon B. Johnson's responses -The President’s view -Craig S. Campbell's plan -John D. Ehrlichman's plan
Conv. No. 194-14 (cont.)
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Watergate break-in -Message to Vernon A. Walters -Director -Guilty pleas -Grand jury -Indictments -Civil suit -Judge Charles R. J. Richey -Depositions -John N. Mitchell, Charles W. Colson -White House involvement -Cubans
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conv. No. 194-14 (cont.)
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Supreme Court ruling on labor's expenditures in politics -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization [AFL-CIO] The President’s forthcoming press conference -Length of answers -Ziegler -The President’s instructions Renovations at Camp David -Unknown books The President and Haldeman left at 3:50 pm.
Conversation No. 194-15 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:50 and 4:35 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
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Conv. No. 194-14 (cont.)
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Mrs. Nixon and Julie Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 194-16 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 5:50 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 133-12]
Conversation No. 194-17 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown time between 5:50 and 5:56 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:56 pm.
Conversation No. 194-18 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 5:56 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 134-13]
Conversation No. 194-19 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown time between 5:56 and 7:12 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See also Conversation No. 134-14]
Conversation No. 194-20 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: 7:12-7:34 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President talked with Charles W. Colson.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[See also Conversation No. 134-15; three items have been withdrawn from this conversation]
Conversation No. 194-21 Date: June 24, 1972 Time: Unknown time between 9:30 and 10:37 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's schedule -Birch Lodge Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:37 pm.
Conversation No. 194-22 Date: Unknown between June 24 and 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 pm, June 24, 1972 and 6:10 pm, June 25, 1972 Location: Camp David Hard Wire Julie Nixon Eisenhower met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 5m 45s ]
JULIE NIXON EISENHOWER TALKED WITH GEN. WALTER R.TKACH AT AN UNKNOWN TIME. [CONVERSATION NO. 194-22A] [END OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION]
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
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Conversation No. 194-23 Date: Unknown Time: Unknown between 9:30 pm, June 24, 1972 and 6:10 pm, June 25, 1972 Location: Camp David Hard Wire Julie Nixon Eisenhower met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
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Julie Eisenhower and Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 6:10 pm, June 25, 1972.
Conversation No. 194-24 Date: June 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 6:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire Julie Nixon Eisenhower met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 26s ]
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Julie Eisenhower and Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 6:10 pm
Conversation No. 194-25 Date: June 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 and 6:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire Julie Nixon Eisenhower met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
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Julie Eisenhower and Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 6:10 pm.
Conversation No. 194-26
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Date: June 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 6:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 6:10 pm.
Conversation No. 194-27 Date: June 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 6:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President dictated a memorandum to Charles W. Colson.
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Conversation No. 194-28 Date: June 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:15 and 6:10 pm Location: Camp David Hard Wire The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 5s ]
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Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 6:10 pm.