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Date: 
Apr 14, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 248-1 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 8s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm
Conversation No. 248-2 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 248-3 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Mark I. Goode Reception for diplomatic corps [The President conferred with Manolo Sanchez at an unknown time]
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Reception for diplomatic corps -Staff -William P. Rogers -Congressmen and Senators -Herbert G. Klein -Patrick J. Buchanan and Shelley A. Scarney -Leonard Garment
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Conversation No. 248-4 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person Presidents scheduling The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm
Conversation No. 248-5 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 248-6 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person Request for call back
Conversation No. 248-7 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-36]
Conversation No. 248-8 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:13 pm and 3:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 248-8 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm
Conversation No. 248-9 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: 3:05 pm - 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler [See Conversation No. 42-37]
Conversation No. 248-10 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [Ronald L. Ziegler?] Polls -Approval of Vietnam War policy -Timing -George H. Gallup
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-Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Trial -Approval of war policy
Conversation No. 248-11 Conv. No. 248-10 (cont.) Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman Ehrlichmans memo on welfare -John B. Connallys report from Texas -Drought -Reaction to welfare -Administrations policy -Wilbur D. Mills -Addition to welfare rolls -Nelson A. Rockefeller and Ronald W. Reagan -Instructions to William L. Safire -Presidents welfare program -Purposes -Employment -Advertising -Reagan -Food stamps -Jobs -House Resolution [HR] 1 -National Governors Conference -Revenue sharing -Need of support of governors -Bipartisanship -Presidents welfare program -Welfare reform -HR 1 -Status -Lack of progress
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Statistics -Examples from Reagans speeches -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Patrick J. Buchanan and Safire -Instructions to Safire
Conv. No. 248-10 (cont.) Conversation No. 248-12 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Tricia Nixons wedding -Ronald L. Ziegler -Unknown mans role in planning details -Possible Look magazine story -Magazine coverage -Constance M. (Cornell) (Connie) Stuart -Haldeman and Ziegler
Conversation No. 248-13 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Briefcase Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 248-14 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building Conv. No. 248-11 (cont.) The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman John A. Scali -Presidents forthcoming visit to US Marines at Camp Pendleton -Rose Mary Woods -Instructions for Haldeman -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
Conversation No. 248-15 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Polls -Ending the Vietnam War -Congress -Results
Conversation No. 248-16 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: 4:20 pm - 5:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Kissingers meeting with [Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Howard K. Smiths views -Possible adverse reaction -State Department -Presidents public statements -Vietnam -Political considerations -Effect on 1972 elections -Hubert H. Humphrey and Edmund S. Muskie -Presidents policies Cambodia -1970 election -Possible effect on 1972 elections -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Media coverage -PRC -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Clark MacGregor -Media reaction to Presidents speech -Washington Star -Press coverage PRC negotiations -North Vietnam -North Korea -Embargo on US fuel oil -Visa requirements -Currency restrictions -Export licenses -Coordinating committee -Topics -Under Secretary of State -Chou En-lais statement -US-PRC relations Prisoners of War [POWs] -Americans visiting Paris
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible discussions with North Vietnam -US policy -Negotiations Kissingers meeting with Sevareid -Time-Life reaction -Media -Development of Presidents PRC policy -Public statements -Presidents article -Visit to Romania -Highlights -Taiwan -PRC -Press relations -Possible Bill of Rights -Presidents visit to Yugoslavia -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Political considerations -Liberals -PRC -Vietnam -Laos and Cambodia PRC -State Department -Recognition issue -Possible effect -Presidents policies -USSR
Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.)
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USSR
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-Reaction -Possible action -US-USSR relations -Unknown Soviet diplomat -Middle East [Ronald L. Ziegler talked with the President between 4:33 and 4:36 pm] [Conversation No. 248-16A] [See Conversation No. 42-38] [End of telephone conversation] Muskies statement on Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Surveillance of Earth Day -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Possible candidacy -Richard M. Helms -1972 elections -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy and Humphrey Vietnam -Campaign issue -USSR -Possible summit meeting Foreign relations -Vietnam
Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.)
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[Duration: 15s ] VIETNAM END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ****************************************************************************** Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.) -Vietnam -Paris Peace Talks -Cease fire -Middle East Kissingers relations with the press -Meeting with Sevareid -Administration critics -Sevareid -San Clemente -Laos -Vietnam -Sevareids views -Negotiations USSR -US-USSR negotiations PRC -Taiwan -US relations Vietnam -Unknown mans reaction -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Joseph W. and Stewart J. O. Alsop -Robert S. McNamara -Pierre E. Trudeau -Cambodia -Presidents policies -Timing -Laotian incursion -Cambodia
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents conversation with Victor Lasky
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Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.)
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Kissingers conversation with Sevareid -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations US-USSR relations -SALT negotiations -Summit meeting -Lyndon B. Johnson -Glassboro Summit -Bombing halt -J. William Fulbright -Senate delegation -Johnsons bombing halt -PRC-US relations -Chou PRC -US relations -Chou USSR -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -SALT -Timing
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department -Possible summit meeting -SALT -Timing -Paris negotiations -Timing -Kissingers conversations with Dobrynin -North Vietnam -Negotiations -Laos Vietnam -MacGregor -Congress -Robert P. Griffin and the Michigan editors -MacGregor and Haig Polls -Results -Presidents Vietnam speech -Press -Laos -Presidents speech on Vietnam, November 3, 1969 -Anti-intellectuals -McNamaras address to Democratic group Vietnam negotiations -Kissingers conversation with McGeorge Bundy -Presidents policies -Timing -Korea -George S. McGovern and Humphrey -Troop withdrawals -Presidents options -Second team -Possible settlement -PRC -Troop levels -Possible North Vietnamese position -POWs -General Nguyen Van Thieu
Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-South Vietnam -Cease fire -Presidents conversation with John B. Connally, April 13, 1971 -Timing -Troop withdrawals -Timing -Wilbur D. Mills Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.) -Possible effects on 1972 campaign -South Vietnam -Possible US options -MacGregor and William P. Rogers PRC -Significance -Reporters meeting with President -Ping-pong team -Reporters meeting with President Kissinger left at 5:10 pm
Conversation No. 248-17 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:10 pm and 5:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-39]
Conversation No. 248-18 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: 5:26 pm - 5:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Patrick J. Buchanan [See Conversation No. 42-40]
Conv. No. 248-16 (cont.) Conversation No. 248-19 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:29 pm and 5:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull Meeting with Robert J. Dole and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:40 pm
Conversation No. 248-20 Date: April 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:29 pm and 5:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull Forthcoming meeting with Robert J. Dole and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 5:40 pm
Conversation No. 248-21 Date: April 14, 1971
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Time: 5:40 pm - 6:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Robert J. Dole and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Greetings
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Vietnam resolutions -Marlow W. Cook -Doles conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Need for initiative -Leadership -Gerald R. Ford -Possible hearings -Foreign Relations Committee -Possible letter -Strategy -Foreign Relations Committee -J. William Fulbright -Cooks conversation with Melvin R. Laird -Withdrawal of forces -Timing -Wording of resolution -Prisoners of War [POWs] -POWs -Delay -Cooks resolution -Possible implementation
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-POWs -South Vietnam -Polls -POWs -Polls -Wives -Polls -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Results -Withdrawal of troops -Democrats -Responsibility for Vietnam -Korean War -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Edmund S. Muskie -Polls -Results -POWs -Withdrawal of forces -POWs -Risks -Muskie -Strategy -1968 campaign -John F. Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson -Kennedy -Laos -Overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem -Vietnam -Johnson Doles suit against American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Julian Goodman -Letter -Robert E. Hampton -First Amendment -Composite picture -Public Broadcasting System [PBS] panel -Fulbright and General [Forename unknown] Marshall
Conv. No. 248-21 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Brigadier General Daniel (Chappie) James, Jr. Vietnam -Senate -Laos -Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Polls -ORC -Statement -Democrats -Influence of 1972 elections -Withdrawal -POWs -South Vietnam -Casualty rates -Korea -Democratic candidates opposing President -Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Republicans opposing President -James B. Pearson -Deadline -Senate -Democrats -Young voters -Polls -Casualties -Muskie and Humphrey -End-the-war sentiment -Presidents actions to end war -Casualties -Withdrawal -Avoid Communist takeover -Polls -Goal of war -Avoid Communist takeover -Polls -George H. Gallup -Louis Harris -Withdrawal
Conv. No. 248-21 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Communist takeover -POWs -Robert C. Byrd -Strategy Doles visit to West Coast -Timing Conv. No. 248-21 (cont.) -Need for initiative -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes, Charles W. Colson, [Thomas] Hale Boggs, and James -Gimmick -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Ping-pong Presidents PRC initiative -Ping-pong team visit -Chou En-lai -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Democrats -Doves Vietnam -War issue -Importance Economy -Issue -Retail sales -Stock market -Interest rates -Inflation Vietnam -War issue -Democrats -Johnson -Republican response to policies -Responsibility -Congressional activity -1952 election -Adlai E. Stevenson, II
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Eisenhower -Administrations policies -Withdrawal -Democratic responsibility -Humphrey -Johnson -Humphrey and Muskie Conv. No. 248-21 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m ]
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Issues -Vietnam -Democrats -Presidents actions -Presidents PRC initiative -USSR -Peace -Generation of peace 1960's -Democrats -Unemployment Prosperity issue Vietnam -Withdrawal Supersonic Transport [SST] -Number of prototypes
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Airplane business -J. F. Kennedys letter Doles associates, other Senators -William E. Brock, III -Clifford P. Hansen -Barry M. Goldwater -James L. Buckley -J. Glenn Beall, Jr. -Robert A. Taft, Jr. Vietnam -Withdrawals -Timing -POWs -Communist takeover -Withdrawal -Figures -Casualties -Figures -Draft -Doles forthcoming call to Taft The President, Dole, and Haldeman left at 6:15 pm
Conv. No. 248-21 (cont.)