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Date: 
May 28, 1971 - May 31, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 254-1 Date: May 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm
Conversation No. 254-2 Date: May 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Presidents schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 254-3 Date: May 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 3:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez Presidents schedule -An unknown man Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 pm
Conversation No. 254-4 Date: May 28, 1971 Time: 3:00 pm - 5:01 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John D. Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:00 pm
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:00 pm and 3:10 pm] [Conversation No. 254-4A] [See Conversation No. 3-179] [End of telephone conversation] Proposed statute on executive pay [The President talked with Stephen B. Bull between 3:10 pm and 3:11 pm] [Conversation No. 254-4B] [See Conversation No. 3-180] [End of telephone conversation] Executive pay -Assistant secretaries -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -John B. Connally -Staff needs -Department of Transportation [DOT] -Position levels -Arthur [F. Burns?] -Salaries -Connally -Pay increase for government employees -Public opinion -Level 1 -Deputies -Amount -Timing -Level 1 -DOT -Connally -Press -Number -A commission Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
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-Level 4 -Amount -New positions -Considerations -Department of Treasury, Department of Commerce -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Super grades -Connally -Level 3, level 2
Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
Technology -Studies -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA], saline water, breeder reactor -Peter G. Peterson -Meetings with outside groups -Technical issues -Bernard Freer [?] -Del Shriver [?], Peter M. Flanigan -Government research and development [R&D] -Gayford [?] Commission -Purpose -Recommendations -A possible new commission -Gayford [?] Commission -Report -Shriver -Saline water -William E. Kreigsman -Arthur Loeb [?] -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC], Office of Science and Technology [OST] -Admiral Lewis L. Strauss -John A. McCone -Lyndon B. Johnson -Saline water -AEC -Department of the Interior -NASA -Funding, bureaucracy -Peterson -Assessment of report
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bell and Howell experience -Johnson -Olsa Island project -Baja California -Problems -Effect -NASA -Energy (breeder reactor, desalinization) Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) -Discontinuation of moon shots -Staff -Timing -Staff -Announcement -Department of the Interior -Breeder reactor -Ehrlichmans conversation with McCone -Shriver -Staff -McCone -Breeder reactor -Shriver -Peterson -Reaction of John O. Pastore -Antiballistic Missile [ABM] -Possible meeting with President, Peterson, Shriver, and Shultz -Time Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:11 pm
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6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:48 pm Technology -Breeder reactor -Shriver, Peterson, Dr. Edward E. David, Jr., Flanigan, McCone meeting -Scheduling Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) Peterson dinner meeting, June 2, 1971 -Ben W. Heineman -Dr. Edwin H. Land -Polaroid -Patrick E. Haggerty -Unknown person Cancer program -Political considerations -Bureaucracy -James C. Fletcher -Experience in artificial heart and kidney work -Roy L. Ash -[Forename unknown] Norton -Biological and social sciences -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -Dr. Arnold A. Hutschnecker -Work on violence -Petersons approach National goals -Peterson dinner Proposed group on domestic R&D -Shriver -David -Flanigan -Purpose Cancer program -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] Rogers C. B. Morton
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Antitrust -Peterson -An option paper Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:11 pm Petersons schedule Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
Bull left and Peterson and the White House photographer entered at 3:48 pm Photo arrangements -Bell and Howell camera -Japan The photographer left at an unknown time before 4:51 pm Petersons dinner meeting -Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. -Land -A Polaroid official -Dreyfus Antitrust -Peterson Shriver and Flanigan -R&D for domestic programs -National Science Foundation -A list -McCone -Shriver Antitrust -Ralph McLaren -Administration policy -Peterson, Flanigan, Lee Whitten [?] meeting -Administration policy -President, Courts -Domestic -Foreign
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Peterson or Flanigan -Justice Department -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson [?] David R. Young, Jr. -Presidents signature -Work for Henry A. Kissinger Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) Textiles Shoes Presidents schedule -Bull -A 5:30 meeting Textiles and shoes -Labor position -Quotas, investment abroad, jobs Shoes -Foreign action -Common Market -Legislation on trade -Flanigan -Europeans -Italians -Spaniards Oil -David -Taiwan Japanese -Okinawa Korea -A meeting -Exports -Industry -Roger Milliken -Department of Commerce
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Economy -Steel quotas -George [P. Shultz?] -Testimony -Investments -Wages and prices -Labor Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) -Protection -Japan -Petersons conversation with unknown man [George Meany?] -Quotas -United Auto Workers, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] -Concern for jobs -Labors position -Trade -An unknown man -Goals after Vietnam -Jobs -Future -Republican House leaders -American position -Japan -Future -Revenue sharing -Public opinion -Ehrlichman -Compared with moon shots -Public opinion -David -Desalinization work with Peterson -Goals -Creating new and better jobs -Markets -Social aspects -Desalinization and breeder reactor -Political and social aspects -Ehrlichman -William L. Safire -John A. Scali
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Richard A. Moore -New jobs -Investment capital -Japans percent of Gross National Product [GNP] compared to US -Industrialized countries -Labor -Plant modernization Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) -Public opinion -Congress -Entrepreneurs -Public opinion -Effect on jobs -Building trades -Tax break for businesses -Labors position -George Meany -Productivity study -Great Britain -R&D -Labors position Antitrust -Petersons meeting with Ehrlichman -Regulations -A study on Japan -R&D -High technology -Effect on international competition -Public opinion Goals -Need for planning -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Charles H. Percy -John F. Kennedy -Long-range plans -Business -Space program -Japanese, Soviet, and Office of Price Administration [OPA] methods -Public opinion -Economists, scientists, businessmen
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US -Space, defense -Bernard Shrever [?] -Bicentennial -Technology and social plans -David, Council of Economic Advisers [CEA], Shultz -Shrever -Credibility Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) -Follow-up -1972 -Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher of Labor Department -Pollution program -Interim goals and monitoring -Interim goals -Soft sciences -Environment, health, social programs -Space programs -Necessity for bi-partisan group -Presidents role -Outside groups -Press -Youth -1972 -Democrats -John W. Gardner -Position on Vietnam -Presidents role -Need for publicity -Presidents photos with Congressional leaders -Business Week -US News & World Report -Possibility of speech by President -Presidents concession speech in 1960 -Kennedy -Television or radio series [Machine noise - 4 seconds] -Theme -Johnsons Great Society speech in Ann Arbor -Theme
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Proposed personnel -[Name unintelligible] -Haggerty -Heineman -Ash -Charles L. Shultze of Brookings Institute [Machine noise - 3 seconds] -Unknown man -Heineman -Advice to President -Kissinger, Shultz Camp David -Possible meeting of Petersons group -Domestic Council staff Meetings -Budget -International events -Dates -Budget Safire Fiscal Year [FY] 1973 budget -Policy -Taxes -Meetings Petersons group -Future of US Arthur B. Laffer US future -Liberals -Possible discussion with press -Productivity, motivation Blue-collar wage bill Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Public opinion research
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Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
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[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:48 pm and 4:51 pm] [Conversation No. 254-4C] [See Conversation No. 3-181] [End of telephone conversation] Union positions -Public opinion [The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield between 4:51 pm and 4:52 pm] [Conversation No. 254-4D] [See Conversation No. 3-182] [End of telephone conversation] Unions -Public opinion -Railroads -Construction industry -A poll by Opinion Research Corporation in New York -Legislation -Situation
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents position -Oil and steel industries -Germany and Britain [?] -Administration position -Right to work, Davis-Bacon Act -Davis-Bacon Act -Construction trades position Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.) -Operation ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 6s ]
BRITAIN
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Conversation No. 254-5 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:21 pm and 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Conv. No. 254-4 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm
Conversation No. 254-6 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:21 pm and 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-192]
Conversation No. 254-7 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown after 2:21 pm until 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person
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The unknown person left at 2:25 pm
Conversation No. 254-8 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-193]
Conversation No. 254-9 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 2:26 pm - 2:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander P. Butterfield [See Conversation No. 3-194]
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Conversation No. 254-10 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 5:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 8s ]
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Conversation No. 254-11 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 5:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [See Conversation No. 3-195]
Conversation No. 254-12 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 5:38 pm
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?] Presidents location Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 5:38 pm
Conversation No. 254-13 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 5:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [See Conversation No. 3-196]
Conversation No. 254-14 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:38 pm and 5:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-197]
Conversation No. 254-15 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 5:43 pm - 5:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building
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The President talked with Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon [See Conversation No. 3-198]
Conversation No. 254-16 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 5:45 pm - 6:06 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman [See Conversation No. 3-199]
Conversation No. 254-17 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:06 pm and 6:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:15 pm
Conversation No. 254-18 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 6:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-202]
Conversation No. 254-19 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:20 pm and 6:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Presidents location Presidents meeting with General Nguyen Van Thieu Vietnam -Negotiations -Military action -Korea -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Henry A. Kissinger -US policy -Negotiations -Russians
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chinese -Casualties -Negotiations -Military action -Negotiations
Conversation No. 254-20 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 6:30 pm - 6:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William P. Rogers [See Conversation No. 3-203]
Conversation No. 254-21 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 6:38 pm - 6:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman [See Conversation No. 3-204]
Conversation No. 254-22 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:42 pm and 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator
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[See Conversation No. 3-205]
Conversation No. 254-23 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:42 pm and 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:50 pm
Conversation No. 254-24 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 6:50 pm - 6:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon [See Conversation No. 3-206]
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Conversation No. 254-25 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:52 pm and 7:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez A request Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:13 pm
Conv. No. 254-23 (cont.)
Conversation No. 254-26 Date May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:52 pm and 7:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:13 pm
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 254-27 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 7:13 pm - 7:18 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon [See Conversation No. 3-208]
Conversation No. 254-28 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:18 pm and 7:21 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-209]
Conversation No. 254-29 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 7:21 pm - 7:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon [See Conversation No. 3-210]
Conversation No. 254-30 Date: May 31, 1971
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: Unknown between 7:22 pm and 7:23 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 3-211]
Conversation No. 254-31 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: 7:23 pm - 7:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon [See Conversation No. 3-212]
Conversation No. 254-32 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:24 pm and 10:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:26 pm
Conversation No. 254-33 Date: May 31, 1971 Time: Unknown after 7:24 pm until 10:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Kissingers schedule Pakistan Chou En-lai A memo Presidents press conference, June 1, 1971 Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Prisoners of War [POWs] -An unknown man -South Vietnamese government -Le Duc Tho -A proposal -Future -South Vietnam -An unknown man -Future -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Future -Thieu -Results of war
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Proposals -Tho -An announcement -PRC -Thieu -An item for Presidents review -Points -Troop withdrawals -POWs Vietnam War -Casualties -Military action -Troop withdrawals -An unknown man An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 7:24 pm A delivery The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:26 pm Vietnam War -Military action -Troop withdrawals -Future PRC Anatoliy F. Dobrynin PRC -Vietnam -Ping-pong -Hanoi -A date -Bureaucracy State Department -John Foster Dulles
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] PRC State Department SALT Berlin China Summit Negotiations Summit, PRC Vietnam Berlin Vietnam PRC Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] SALT USSR -Dr. David K. E. Bruce PRC, USSR, Berlin -Presidents 1969 Inaugural speech Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 7:24 pm Presidents schedule -A memo from Kissinger [?] The President, Kissinger, and Sanchez left at 10:26 pm
Conv. No. 254-33 (cont.)