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Date: 
Apr 15, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 249-1 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:32 am and 8:36 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Assignment for Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Rose Mary Woods -Marjorie P. Acker
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:36 am
Conversation No. 249-2 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:32 am and 8:36 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 8:36 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 249-3 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 8:36 am - 8:42 am Location: Executive Office Building Rose Mary Woods talked with the President [See Conversation No. 42-41]
Conversation No. 249-4 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:42 am and 8:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person Schedule
Conversation No. 249-5 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:42 am and 8:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:59 am Conversation No. 249-6 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 8:59 am - 10:45 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents statements -Governors -John D. Ehrlichman -Length -Memo -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR] -Price -Length -Memo -Deadlines -Length -Instructions for Price -Chamber of Commerce -Length -DAR -Franklin D. Roosevelts speech -Press reaction -DAR reaction -Immigrants -[Anna] Eleanor Roosevelt -Marian Anderson May Day demonstrations -Wording of statement by Price -Patriotism -Ronald L. Ziegler -Richard A. Moore -William L. Safire -North Vietnamese involvement -Nixon endorses moratorium
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hardhats -Liberals -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -George P. Shultz -Price -Composition -Senators -Robert P. Griffin -Edmund S. Muskie -Leaders -Rennie Davis -Parren J. Mitchell -Bobby Yorsett [sp?] -Communists -Davis -Surveillance -Patrick J. Buchanan -Federal Bureau of Investigations [FBI] -Moore -Henry A. Kissinger -Memorandum -Presidents forthcoming meeting with editors -Muskie -Earth Day -Timing -FBI -Griffin -Muskies possible objections -Presidents activities -Secret Service -FBI -Lee Harvey Oswalds assassination of John F. Kennedy -President -Wiretapping -Presidents instructions to Buchanan Presidents forthcoming meeting with editors -George Minot -Presidents schedule -Boston Traveler
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Charles W. Colson James J. Kilpatrick, Jr.s editorial -Presidents conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower, April 14, 1971 -Presidents Vietnam speech Economy -News summary -Industrial production -Shultz -Paul W. McCracken -Meeting of April 15, 1971 -Indicator -Retail sales -Figures -Presidents forthcoming meeting with editors -Buchanan -McCracken -Figures -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Industrial production -Instructions for Colsons people Networks reporting -Colson -John B. Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Cabinet officers -Connallys views -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Connally Possible meeting with stock analysts -Safire -Bernard J. (Bunny) Lasker -Bull market -Certificate -Donald T. Regan, Lasker, and Bela Gold -Gus C. Lee Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Economy -Stock market performance -First quarter figures -Reporting -Stock market -Importance -Financial writers -Inflation -Compared with 1969 -Profits Historical analysis of Presidents administration -Niccolo Machiavelli -Stock market performance -Economy -War problem -Cambodia and Laos -Demonstrations -Cities -Integration in the South -Foreign policy An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:59 am Report for President The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:30 am
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
[The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:59 am and 9:30 am] [Conversation No. 249-6A] Meeting with President [End of telephone conversation] Presidents image -Staff -Connallys analysis -John A. Scali
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connallys analysis -Lack of emotion -Reaction to Presidents press conferences -Speeches -Buchanan -Richard K. Cook -Samuel Rosens conversation with Safire -Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy -Expectations of youth -Sincerity -Staff -Public relations -Television media -Connally
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
Stephen B. Bull and an unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:59 am Kissingers arrival Rose Mary Woods trip -New England Letter from unknown Florida mayor -Kissinger -Presidents image -Connally -Presidents style -Press conferences -Lack of emotion -William H. Moore Bull and the unknown man left and Kissinger entered at 9:30 am -Presidents Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Letter from unknown mayor in Florida -Hubert H. Humphrey -1972 campaign -Moore -Kissingers conversation with Haldeman -Humphrey and Muskie -Editors opinions
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Emotionalism in press conferences -Press -Connally -Cabinet -Romney -Melvin R. Laird -William P. Rogers -Leadership -Press conferences -Chile -Lyndon B. Johnson -J. F. Kennedy -Letter from Florida mayor -Connally -Press conference Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:30 am -Possible reaction to press Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:45 am -J. F. Kennedy -Newsmen -Johnson -Connallys views -Press conferences -Texas drought -Bureaucracy -Press -Letter from an unknown boy -Press conferences -Media -Presidents public exposure -Conversations -Press conferences -Campaign appearances -Connally -Presidents image -House, Senate, Cabinet -Need for Nixon men
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally -Presidents images -General Charles A. J. M. de Gaulle -Image -Guallists -Press conferences -Arrival in England in 1940 -French language -Press conferences -Cabinet -Changes -Connallys views Ambassadorial appointments -John S. D. Eisenhower -Edgar D. Whitcomb -Australia -Qualifications -Robert C. Gordon -J. S. D. Eisenhower -Possible appointment Cabinet and staff -Unknown man discussed -J. F. Kennedy -Treatment of staff -Image -Presidents image -Courage, boldness, guts -Connallys views -Staff -Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein -Maurice H. Stans -Safire Presidential image -Guts -Intelligence -Guts, boldness, coolness under fire -Ziegler
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press coverage -Washington Post -Trade with PRC Presidents PRC initiative -Ping-pong team -Presidents policy -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -J. F. Kennedy -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Reception at Indonesian embassy Presidents upcoming speech to DAR -Possible wording -Patriotism -Sergeant Karl Taylor -Demonstrators -Possible address to Chamber of Commerce -Demonstrators -Composition -Draft dodgers -Service in Vietnam -Wording of speech -Price -Staff -Press releases -Haldeman -Suggestions -Connally -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Possible wording PRC
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
-Trade announcement -British ambassadors conversation with Soviet ambassador -Reaction -Media Coverage -Washington Post -Department of State -Marvin L. Kalb -Commerce Department -Defense Department
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department -Media coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Kalb -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Kalb -State Department -Vietnam policy Earth Day -Muskie -FBI surveillance -Davis -FBI role -Assassination of J. F. Kennedy -Oswald -Muskie -Samuel A. (Sammy) Abbott PRC -Trade announcement -State Department -Marshall Green -Nixon Initiative -USSR -Possible reaction -Kissingers possible call to Yuli M. Vorontsov -State Department -Scali -US-Soviet relations -PRC -Instructions to Scali -Taiwan -Unknown diplomat Vietnam -Military activity -Media coverage -PRC -Peace initiatives -Stefan Olszowski
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-North Vietnam -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Possible United States initiative -Unilateral return -United States options -POW wives -Possible action -Frank Borman -Possible North Vietnamese military operations -POW wives -Nguyen Cao Ky -Cease fire deadline -Kissingers possible message to the North Vietnamese -Timing
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
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-POW issue -POW wives -Clark M. Clifford and George S. McGovern -POW wives -United States initiatives -Timing -Troop withdrawal -Harlow Resolution -Effect on South Vietnam -1972 Elections
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Dr. David K. E. Bruce -POW wives -Kissinger, Haldeman, and Colson -POW issue -Polls -Figures -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes -Congress -POW issue -McGovern -POW wives -Laird -Promises -POW issue PRC initiative -Instructions for Ziegler -Media -Vogue, Newsweek, Time -State Department -Press
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 10:23 am; Sanchez was no longer present at an unknown time before 10:23 am Presidents schedule -Morocco -Visit of King [Moulay] Hassan II -Timing -Arab summit -Moulay Ahmed Laraki -United States Middle East policy -Possible postponement of state visit -Possible private visit -William B. Saxbe State visits -Presidents policies
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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AFRICA
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
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-Instructions for Kissinger -Presidents schedule
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AFRICA
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-Juan Velasco Alvarado -Possible visit
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Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
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-Edward R. G. Heath -1972 -Mexico -Mexican-Americans -Morocco -Upcoming meeting -Presidents policies -European summit meeting -Soviet visit -PRC PRC initiative -Muskie -Charles H. Percy -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Earth Day -Media coverage -Sevareid -Haigs visit to Indonesian embassy -Percy -J. William Fulbright -Presidents policies -J. F. Kennedy -USSR -PRC -Nikita S. Khrushchev
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Indochina -Laos -William S. White -J. F. Kennedy -Johnson -Ping-pong team -USSR -Vorontsov -Peter G. Peterson -Media coverage -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -USSR -Possible appointees -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -USSR -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai -Ping-pong team -Withdrawal from Vietnam -USSR -Bureaucracy -J. F. Kennedy -Cambodia and Laos -En-lai -Possible negotiations Presidents image -Haldeman -Conveyance by staff and Cabinet -Shultz -Ehrlichman -Peterson -Klein -Jack J. Valenti -Haig -Connally -Taft Schreiber -John N. Mitchell -Ziegler -Haldeman -President conversation with Burns
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally -Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Volpe -Romney -Stans -Elliot L. Richardson -Mitchell -Rogers and Laird -Burns -Instructions for Kissinger -Finch and Rumsfeld -Burns -Valenti -Support of Presidents positions -November 3, 1969, speech on Laos and Cambodia -April 7, 1971, speech on Vietnam -Kissinger -Shultz -Rogers -Press USSR -Mood -Vorontsov -Message -PRC -United States policy PRC initiative -Media coverage -Evans and Novak -Ziegler -USSR -Scali -United States policy -PRC -Summit -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Announcement -Summit
Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.)
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-POW issue -POW wives -Kissingers forthcoming meeting with Vorontsov -Scali -State Department Presidents schedule Conv. No. 249-6 (cont.) Moroccan meeting Kissinger left at 10:45 am
Conversation No. 249-7 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Presidents schedule -Time -Weather Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:15 pm
Conversation No. 249-8 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Presidents schedule
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:15 pm
Conversation No. 249-9 Conv. No. 249-7 (cont.) Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown man Presidents schedule Unknown persons schedule
Conversation No. 249-10 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 3:15 pm - 3:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (Bob) Haldeman talked with the President [See Conversation No. 42-43]
Conversation No. 249-11 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:16 pm and 3:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 42-44]
Conversation No. 249-12 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 3:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The White House operator talked with the President [See Conversation No. 42-45]
Conversation No. 249-13 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 3:45 pm - 3:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Donald H. Rumsfeld [See Conversation No. 42-46]
Conversation No. 249-14 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:48 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [Ronald L. Ziegler?] Press briefing
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
News
Conversation No. 249-15 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:48 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman Surveillance -Suggested comments for forthcoming interview at convention of American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 16, 1971 -Patrick J. Buchanan -Department of Justice -Numbers -Concern -Public opinion -Lee Harvey Oswald -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Earth Day -Edmund S. Muskie -Protection for President -Rennie Davis -Unknown black leader -Muskie -Protection for President -Washington Post story on White House cameras -Camera locations -Richard A. Moore Economic indicators -George P. Shultz -Industrial production -Retail sales -Shultz -Paul W. McCracken -March retail sales -McCracken
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Buchanan -Comparative figures -Use by President in unknown speech -Gross National Product [GNP] -McCracken
Conv. No. 249-15 (cont.) Conversation No. 249-16 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 4:05 pm - 4:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Donald H. Rumsfeld and Robert H. Finch -Trip Peoples Republic of China [PRC] policy -Presidents initiative -Critics -Press reaction -Time and Newsweek -Kissingers meeting with unknown person -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Cambodia -Finch and Rumsfeld -Invitation to Chinese doctors -Rumsfeld Preparations for press conference, April 16, 1971 -Vietnam War -Possible statement on Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease fire -Residual force -Robert C. Byrd United States-PRC relations -Soviet statement
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissingers conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler Kissingers call from Martin [?] -Campus atmosphere -Edmund S. Muskie -Kissingers Conversation with Charles H. Percy -Senate Conv. No. 249-16 (cont.) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -USSR -Summit -Deadline Vietnam negotiations -Message to Hanoi -North Vietnamese intentions -Residual force -United States objectives -Withdrawal -Return of prisoners -Defense of South Vietnam -Laos -State Department Preparation for press conference -Pakistan -Middle East -Melvin R. Laird -Balance -Arms shipments -Negotiations Presidents PRC initiative -Liberals -Peter Lisagor -Marshall Green -Presidents role -Leadership -Kissingers Conversation with [Name unintelligible] -Lyndon B. Johnson -State Department
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Policy directive of February 5, 1969 -Policy directive of May 15, 1969 -Relaxation of economic controls, June 26, 1969 -Other dates of announcements -Lifting of restrictions -Leadership -Elliot L. Richardson -Muskie -State Department -Announcements -J. Edward Murray -Chou En-lai -Chinese -Timing Kissingers press interviews -[Forename unknown] Fentris [sp?] -Instructions to Kissinger -Reaction to news story on Vietnam Kissinger left at 4:31 pm
Conv. No. 249-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 249-17 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:05 pm and 4:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-47]
Conversation No. 249-18 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 4:31 pm - 4:34 pm Location: Executive Office Building
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Patrick J. Buchanan [See Conversation No. 42-48]
Conversation No. 249-19 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:34 pm and 4:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-49]
Conversation No. 249-20 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 4:35 pm - 4:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull [See Conversation No. 42-50]
Conversation No. 249-21 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 4:42 pm - 4:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan Foreign policy -Henry A. Kissinger
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Schedule Press -Possible response -Routineness -Subpoenas Surveillance -Washington Post story about White House cameras -San Clemente and Camp David -Edmund S. Muskie -Earth Day -Rennie Davis -Unknown black Communist leader -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Secret Service -Protection of President -Muskie -Earth Day -Actions of participants -FBI -J. Edgar Hoover -Catholics -Status -Hoover -Youth culture Forthcoming interview at convention of American Society of Newpaper Editors, April 16, 1971 -Participants -Associated Press [AP], United Press International [UPI] -Emmett Dedmon -Eugene V. Risher -Strategy -Nelson A. Rockefeller -1968 interview Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Ping-pong team -Effect on liberals Buchanan left at 4:52 pm
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 249-22 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 5:05 pm - 5:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Robert D. Murphy Butterfields trip Request for materials for Presidents signature Air Force promotion -Signing -Congratulatory note to unknown person Presidents schedule -Meeting -Henry A. Kissinger Butterfield left at 5:07 pm
Conv. No. 249-21 (cont.)
Conversation No. 249-23 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:07 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person Presidents schedule
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 249-24 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:07 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man [Manolo Sanchez?] Request for name of unknown woman [Faith Sutton?] The unknown man [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm
Conv. No. 249-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 249-25 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:07 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown woman [Faith Sutton?] Instructions for Stephen B. Bull -Request for article The unknown woman [Sutton?] left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm
Conversation No. 249-26 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 5:25 pm - 6:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Look magazine story
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Feature story -Presidency -Herbert G. Klein -Unknown columnist [Christopher S. Wren?] -Anecdotes -Haldemans sources -Wedding story -Timing James J. Kilpatrick, Jr.s column -Haldemans possible call to Kilpatrick -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -George H. Gallup poll -Joseph W. and Stewart J. O. Alsop -Possible distribution -Staff -News summary -Linwood Holton -Governors -Congress -Klein -John W. Rollins Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Reaction of intellectuals -Vietnam -Media coverage -Henry A. Kissinger -Harvard University faculty Opponents -Maoists -Ho Chi Minh and Mao Tse-tung -Possible violence -Media coverage -November [1969?] demonstrations -Psychology of demonstrators -Cambodia -May 1970 demonstrations -Press conference
Conv. No. 249-22 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Polls -Patrick J. Buchanans forthcoming call to Liv Kilborne [sp?] -Gallup and ORC -Figures -Vietnam War Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Conservatives -James L. Buckley -Walter H. Judd Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 5:38 pm Conservatives -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Vietnam Presidents meeting with editors -Klein -Charles W. Colson -Klein -Clark MacGregor Haldeman left and Robert D. Murphy and Kissinger entered at 5:38 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Official photograph Murphys trip to Taiwan -Timing -Chow Shu-kai -State Department -American ambassador Walter P. McConaughy -United Nations [UN] General Assembly vote -Evaluation
Conv. No. 249-26 (cont.)
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Taiwan -Colonel William R. Usher -Need for secrecy -Message for Chiang Kai-shek -Possible new policy -Two Chinas -USSR -PRC/Taiwan -Special circumstances -Presidents PRC initiative -Overseas Chinese -Concerns -Ping-pong team -Possible recognition of PRC -State Departments views -Effects on United States Asian allies -United States commitments to Taiwan -Arms -Trade -Textiles -UN -Presidents attachment to Taiwan -Murphys role -Cabinet position -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -UN -Senate and the military -UN -Security Council -Two China possibility -United States policy -Delay -Department of State position -Need for leadership -PRC/Taiwan -State Department -Marshall Greens argument -PRC entry into UN -PRC opinion on Vietnam -Chou En-lai -Laos
Conv. No. 249-26 (cont.)
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-Mao -Laos -USSR -Maos statement -Vietnam -Taiwan -PRC -Mood
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33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Murphys experiences in 1945 -Berlin -Presidents meeting with Nikita S. Khrushchev in 1959 -Sino-Soviet border -Importance of Murphys mission -Message for Chiang Kai-shek Conv. No. 249-26 (cont.) -Effects on United States Asian allies -Taiwan -Importance -Exports -Need for a flexible policy -UN -Possible reaction in Congress -Military assistance -Presidents message for Chiang Kai-shek -Democrats -Senate -Reaction to Presidents PRC initiative -Public -Hawks -Congress -Glassboro summit -Polls -Peace movement -State Department -Green -USSR -Presidents trip to Romania -Unknown persons opposition to PRC initiative -Reasons for Presidents PRC initiative -Chiang Kai-shek -Travel arrangements -PRC -Chou En-lai -Instructions for talking to Green -Murphys possible conversation with Green -William P. Rogers -Need for secrecy -Report to President -Rogers and Green
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department -Memorandum on UN -George H. W. Bush -Presidents policies -PRC -Chou En-lai -Presidents instructions for McConaughy Conv. No. 249-26 (cont.) -Kissingers possible instructions to McConaughy -Need for secrecy -McConaughy -Franklin D. Roosevelts conversation with Murphy regarding North African operation -Rogers views toward mission -Importance of PRC/Taiwan Murphy left at 6:10 pm PRC/Taiwan policy -Possible consequences of Presidents initiative Lyndon B. Johnson -Problems with Vietnam War -Polls -Figures -Fluctuations in support -Glassboro summit United States policy -Murphy -Glassboro meeting Summit meeting -PRC -Kissingers conversation with [Name unintelligible] -Negotiations -Timing Vietnam -Prisoner of War [POW] wives and POW issue -Possible North Vietnamese moves -Difficulties
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Instructions for Kissinger -United States policy -Troop withdrawals -[Forename unknown] Fentris [sp?] USSR -Kissingers conversation with Peter G. Peterson -United States-PRC relations -United States position in the world -Reaction -Kissingers conversation with Dobrynin -Petersons meeting on trade -PRC initiative Kissinger left at 6:20 pm
Conv. No. 249-26 (cont.)
Conversation No. 249-27 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:20 pm and 6:21 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 42-51]
Conversation No. 249-28 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 6:21 pm - 6:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 42-52]
Conversation No. 249-29 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: 6:30 pm - 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Lyndon B. Johnsons polls -Glassboro summit -Fluctuations Summit meetings -Dangers for cosmetic purposes -Charles W. Colson -William P. Rogers Stock market -Activity -Gimmick -Confidence -Speech writing -Haldemans conversation with Fay G. Wells [?] and Sarah McClendon -Robert D. Murphy -Gross National Product [GNP] GNP -George P. Shultz -Haldemans conversation with McClendon Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Effects -Liberals -Intellectuals -Media coverage -Television -Balance -Visit of ping-pong team
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Human interest stories American people -Attitudes -Demonstrators -San Jose incident -Presidents speech -William L. Safire -Administration response -Press -Administration press
Conv. No. 249-29 (cont.)
Haldemans Look interview -Haldemans conversation with Christopher S. Wren -Presidents speech at the University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] -Media collusion -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Meetings -Establishment -Henry A. Kissinger -Presidents role in government -Distinction between political role and head-of-state role -November 3, 1969 speech -Exercise of leadership -Reaction -Cambodia -Presidents speech -Laos -April 7, 1971 speech -Troop withdrawal -Timing -Presidents leadership -Public reaction Cabinet and staff -Clark MacGregor -John A. Scali -Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -John B. Connallys view -Changes
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Donald H. Rumsfeld -Maurice H. Stans -Melvin R. Laird and Rogers -Stans -Clifford M. Hardin -James D. Hodgson -Stans -Presidents ideal -Stans -Rogers and Laird -Rogers -April 7, 1971 speech -Kissinger
Conv. No. 249-29 (cont.)
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-Rogers C. B. Morton -George W. Romney -Rumsfeld -Romney -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Blacks The President and Haldeman left at 6:50 pm
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 249-30 Date: April 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:50 pm and 7:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (Bob) Haldeman met with an unknown woman Presidents schedule -Presidents location Haldeman and the unknown woman left at an unknown time before 7:00 pm