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Date: 
Jul 21, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) Conversation No. 264-1 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:21 am Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Schedule
Conversation No. 264-2 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:21 am Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:21 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) Conversation No. 264-3 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: 10:21 am - 11:01 am Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -Breakfast meeting with Max Frankel -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] briefing -George P. Shultz -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Economy -New York City -Kissinger's dinner -Comments -The US initiative towards the PRC Foreign relations -The PRC initiative -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Frankel -The war in Vietnam -Dobrynin -The PRC initiative -Reaction -Forthcoming US - PRC Summit -Trip preparation -Advance work -Dwight L. Chapin -John D. Ehrlichman -Importance -The Chinese -Reaction to preparations -Chinese people outside the PRC -Details -Logistics -Ehrlichman -Experience in trip advance work -Sites for Presidential visits -White House Communications Agency [WHCA]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
-Kissingers role -Negotiations The Pentagon Papers case -Frankel -The Administration's reaction -Lyndon B. Johnson's administration -The New York Times -Approach to foreign policy -Possible re-election of the President -Kissingers conversation with John Kenneth Galbraith -Edmund S. Muskie Foreign policy developments -PRC Summit -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Summit -Vietnam negotiations -Berlin -[David] Kenneth Rush -Middle East -The PRC initiative -The New York Times -Reaction -Frankel -Attitude towards Israel -Attitude towards USSR -The USSR -Dobrynin -Reaction to US-PRC initiative -Chou En-lai's interview with US students -State Department message -Taiwan, Republic of China -Vietnam War -Le Duc Tho -Settlement -The Left -Congress -Chou's comments -Frankels position -US public opinion -Possible statement by Chou -Kissinger's schedule
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Trip to PRC -Announcement of trip -Timing -Purpose -Arrangements -Agenda -Communique
Conv. No. 264-3 (cont.)
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CHINA
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-Kissingers role -William P. Rogers -The State Department -Cyrus R. Vance -Letter to the President -Historical record on the PRC initiative -Rogers -The President's conversations with Kissinger -Responsibility for the Initiative -The State Department -Experts on the PRC -Hugh S. Sidey -Meeting in the White House Lincoln Sitting Room -The President -Rogers -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -US-PRC relations
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -Handling of negotiations -Kissingers forthcoming meeting with the PRC Ambassador -Terms -Role of the President -Conditions of PRC contact with other American visitors -Democrats, Republicans Conv. No. 264-3 (cont.) -Peter H. Dominick -John G. Tower -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -George Meany -Visits by other US officials -Effect on Presidential visit -Appearances -Bi-partisan -Chou En-lai -Senators -Timing -Presidents forthcoming visit to PRC -Compared to USSR relations -SALT -Dobrynin -Laos -Vietnam settlement -Timing of announcement -Congress role -Compared to SALT, bombing of North Vietnam -Presidential leadership -Press, Congress reaction -July 20, 1971 baseball game -Childs request for Presidents autograph -The US position in the world -USSR -Japan -Europe -Origin of US-PRC initiative -Kissingers role -Rogers -State Department -Kissingers forthcoming telephone call to Sidey -Henry A. Grunwald -Sidey
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) Kissinger left at 11:01 am.
Conversation No. 264-4 Conv. No. 264-3 (cont.) Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:01 am and 11:05 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman. Meeting request
Conversation No. 264-5 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:05 am and 1:14 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting with John B. Connally -Meeting regarding labor -Meeting with Robert H. Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Meeting with Melvin R. Laird -Trip -Possible meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -National Security Council [NSC] briefing -Diplomatic credentials ceremony -Peter G. Peterson -Foreign trade meeting -Kissinger's congressional meeting -Congressman -Clark MacGregors view about leadership meeting -John J. McCloy [?]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
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-Future leadership meetings -Frequency -Connallys view -MacGregor -Budget meetings -Location, time, frequency, duration -Participants -Kissinger -Duration -Future Farmers of America -Presidents participation -Oval Office tour -Other farm-related meetings -[Dwight D.] Eisenhower silver dollar -Connally -Mamie G.D. Eisenhower -Congressional Cabinet participation -Mary T. Brooks -Meeting with Alfred P. Chamie -Trip to Vietnam -Indonesian Ambassador to the US -Return to Indonesia -Request for meeting -Otto E. Passman -Request for presidential phone call -Monroe, LA drug conference -John S. Davies -Departure from Washington -Possible dinner in the White House Residence
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
-Thelma C. (Pat) Nixon -Patrick J. and Shelley S. Buchanan -Arrangements -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 [Privacy] [Duration: 9s ]
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-Olin E. (Tiger) Teague -Request for meeting to discuss legislation -Donald E. Johnson, Charles M. Teague, George P. Shultz -Congressional staff reception on White House South Lawn -Congressional recess -Previous event -Air Force One -Naming of plane "Spirit of '76" -Announcement -David J. Mahoney, Jr.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
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Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
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-Dr. Stanley H. Bear (?) -Departure from the White House staff -Meeting with the President -Presidential trip -Rathbun Dam, Ottumwa, Iowa -Presidential appearance at dedication ceremony -Conservation issue -Previous water project dedications -Arkansas -Mobile, Alabama -Canton, Ohio -Professional Football Hall of Fame -Parade, induction ceremony -Wellington T. Mara -Vincent T. (Vince) Lombardi -The President's speech -Logistics -The Bohemian Grove [Pause] -Order of events -The President's meetings with Republican Congressmen -Sessions -MacGregor -Frequency -Attendance -Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
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Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
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-Compared to Eisenhower administration -Bryce Harlow -Cabinet meeting -Congress -MacGregor -Schedule -Presidential trips -Bohemian Grove -California -Canton, Ohio -Dayton, Ohio -Republican women's federation -October trip to Washington -Trip to the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Congressional recess -President Josip Broz Tito's state visit in October, 1971 -Florida -Trip to Maine -Timing [Pause] -Cancellation of event in Hawaii -Cost -Asian trip -Maine -Timing -Congress
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -Dallas -Timing -New York -Knights of Columbus event -New England trip -Maine -New Hampshire -Shipyard event -Portsmouth -Apollo 15 spacecraft splashdown -New England states -Mid-Atlantic, western states -Trip to the PRC -Departure from California -Gateway to the Orient -Return stops in Hawaii, Alaska -Advance -Kissinger -Separation from other staff members -Kissinger's role -Press contingent -Television networks, wire services -Newspapers, magazines, radio -The New York Times, the Washington Post -Henry A. Grunwald -Stopover in Hawaii -Advantages -California departure -San Francisco -The President's role in trip arrangements -Secret Service
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
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-Routine preparations
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13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
-Rogers The President's military aides -Kissinger -Appearance -Gen. James D. (Don) Hughes -Ceremonial visits contrasted with routine duty
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
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Article about the President -Richard (Dick) Wilson -Look -Reprint in the Reader's Digest -Amount of time needed for meeting with the President -Contact with others on the White House staff -Kissinger, John D. Ehrlichman, Haldeman -Contact with Rose Mary Woods, other White House staff Voluntary action centers -Progress report -Staff -Locations -Funding -Lenore L. Romney -"Right to Read" program -Youth -Senators
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) The Bicentennial -David J. Mahoney, Jr. -Pennsylvania -Washington, DC -Boston, Massachusetts -Virginia -Miami, Florida -Mahoney Efforts to appeal to youth -Finch -Charles W. Colson -The PRC -Vietnam Personnel -Rogers -John Richardson, Jr. -Educational and Cultural Affairs post -Previous job with Radio Free Europe -Political work -Youth focus -Public affairs position -Political orientation -Possible task force -Youth, PRC Conservatives -Young Americans for Freedom [YAF] -John Birch Society -Current status compared to California, 1962 -PRC -Laos, Cambodia actions in the Vietnam war -Reaction of the right Congressional leaders -Centrists -Colson -John B. Connally -MacGregor -Role -William E. Timmons
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
Presidents schedule -Breakfasts -Chowder and Marching Society -Supporters Youth issue -YAF Economic issues -John Kenneth Galbraith -Wage-price controls -Keynsian economic theory -Public opinion -Labor unions, business -Socialists, Communists -Galbraith, Walter W. Heller -George P. Shultz -Democrats -Economic spokesman -Speech -William L. Safire's recommendations -The President's Kansas City speech -Peterson -Radio speech -Steel strike -Effect as example of public leadership -Connally -David Lawrence's column -Chou En-lai -PRC initiative -Radio Foreign relations -Vietnam War -Kissinger -Hanoi -South Vietnam -The PRC initiative -Roles, responsibilities -Rogers -Kissinger, the President -Agnew -Laird
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -Rogers, Laird, Kissinger The President's schedule -Finch, Rumsfeld -Finch -Job offers -Mexico [Ambassadorship] Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.) -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Rumsfeld -Finch -California -Reagan -Rumsfeld -Counsellor position -Arthur F. Burns, [Surname unintelligible], Finch, Rumsfeld -Frequency of staff and Cabinet meetings -Paul W. McCracken -Shultz -Burns request for a meeting -Ehrlichman -Connally -Loyalty to administration Presidential leadership -Public relations -PRC initiative compared to other foreign travel -Family Assistance Program -Eisenhowers statement on trip to Korea Kissinger entered at 12:40 pm. -The Presidents current conversation with Haldeman -The PRC initiative -Roles -Rogers, Kissinger, the President -Hugh S. Sidey -Presidents request for Kissinger to talk to Sidey -Press -Rogers -Kissinger compared to Rogers -[Forename not given] Alsops article
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
-The Presidents 1969 trip to Romania, European countries -The myth of leadership -Eisenhowers trip to Korea -John F. Kennedy and Cuba -PRC initiative -Domestic policy -Foreign policy
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
Foreign relations -State Department -US-USSR summit -Timing of announcement -Vietnam War -Settlement -US troop withdrawal -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Dobrynins meeting with Maurice H. Stans personal assistant -Invitation to Stans to visit USSR -Dobrynins conversation with Kissinger
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-Stans possible visit to USSR -Staff assistance -Winston Lord -Tone of trip -Establishment of precedent -Finch -Rumsfeld -Instructions to Cabinet -Trips by others
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -PRC -USSR -Announcement of US-USSR summit -Timing -US-PRC summit -Economic matters -Dobrynin Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.) -Stans -Kissingers conversations with Dobrynin -The President -Fords inquiry -Mack truck deal -Size -Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania -Negotiations -Presidents request for Kissinger to call Ford -Policy on trips by Cabinet members -Stans -Rogers -Request for Kissinger to call Howard Stein -Economic developments -US dollar -Roles and responsibilities -Stans -The President, Kissinger -The PRC initiative, Vietnam negotiations -Kissingers conversation with Sidey -Comparison to Lyndon B. Johnson -Kissinger -Dealings with the press -The New York Times -Attitude -Max Frankel -Henry A. Grunwald -Hedley W. Donovan -[First name not given] [Thomas?] Griffith -John W. Gardner, John V. Lindsay, Edmund S. Muskie -Sidey -Role of writer vis-a-vis editor -Griffith -Grunwald -Newsweek, the Washington Post
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98) -Grunwald -Cyrus R. Vance, W. Averell Harriman -George H.W. Bush -Newsweek -Stans proposed trip to USSR -Dobrynin Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.) -Stans possible statements -Robert J. Dole -Proposed trip to Vietnam -Senator -The PRC -Conservatives -Role as Republican National Committee Chairman as compared to role as US Senator -Comparison to Ronald W. Reagan's proposed trip to Taiwan -The South Korean government -[Forename unknown] Gallagher -Taiwan -George A. Murphy -Kissinger's dinner in New York City -Comments about the PRC initiative -The Vietnam war -Frankel -Perception of issue -Vietnam negotiations -Forthcoming meeting -Issues -Coalition government in South Vietnam -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Options -Kissingers forthcoming conversation with Ford -Presidents forthcoming conversation with Dole Kissinger left at 1:05 pm. -Kissinger's role -Coordination of public relations effort -Nixon initiative -Colson The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting at 3:00 pm
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
Connally -Haldemans conversation with Harlow -Agnew -Role of Vice President -Possible resignation -Travel, speaking engagements -Compared to Johnson -Harlow -Possible future -Kissinger -Agnew Haldeman left at 1:14 pm.
Conv. No. 264-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 264-6 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm.
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Conversation No. 264-7 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Old 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. 264-8 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm. Conv. No. 264-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 264-9 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 6-171]
Conversation No. 264-10 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm.
Conversation No. 264-11 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: 2:39 pm - 2:42 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 6-172]
Conversation No. 264-12 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: 2:43 pm - 2:47 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with Haakon I. Romnes. [See Conversation No. 6-173]
Conversation No. 264-13 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 6-174]
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 6/98)
Conversation No. 264-14 Date: July 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Old Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's Oval Office schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:51 pm.