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Date: 
Aug 02, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 268-1 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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Conversation No. 268-2 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-2 (cont.)
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Conversation No. 268-3 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. President’s schedule -Unknown person requesting entry The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 268-4 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 2:53 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-4 (cont.)
-Call to secretaries Republic of China, Taiwan -President’s personnel representative [Ronald W. Reagan] -Henry A. Kissinger’s staff -Governor’s meeting -California -Reagan -National Diet ceremonies -Airplane Butterfield left at 3:00 pm.
Conversation No. 268-5 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 3:01 pm - 6:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -John N. Mitchell US foreign relations -People's Republic of China [PRC] visit -Ronald W. Reagan's statement -Wire report -Endorsement -Vietnam -Prisoner’s of War [POWs] -Reaction of California conservatives -H. L. (“Bill”) Richardson -John Birch Society -Reagan’s conservatism -Walter Henson -Revenue sharing -Anticommunism
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
Mitchell entered at 3:03 pm. -Reagan’s view -Reaction of California conservatives -Richardson -Henson
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Lawrence M. Higby entered at 3:26 pm. Lockheed vote -Results -Spiro T. Agnew -Evaluation -House vote -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -President's telephone calls -Barry M. Goldwater -George D. Aiken -Carl T. Curtis -Goldwater Speech in Colorado -Nelson A. Rockefeller Higby left at 3:27 pm.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
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Personnel -Wage and price freeze -Robert H. Finch -Peter G. Peterson -Peter M. Flanigan -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Reports -John R. Brown, III -Role with administration -Counsellor to the President -Possible trips -Latin America -Political value -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Role with administration -Cabinet -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Elliot L. Richardson -Interior or Agriculture Departments -Undersecretary of State -William P. Rogers -John N. Irwin, II -Flanigan -Steel strike -Negotiations -Disclosure -Possible trips -Europe
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Latin America -Restrictions on President's travel -Latin America -Possible riots -Finch
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Personnel -Secretary of Agriculture -Clifford M. Hardin -Conversation with Rogers -Possible resignation from Cabinet
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-Hardin's possible departure -Farm bill -Replacement
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-President's conversation with Connally -American Farm Bureau Federation [AFBF] -Cattlemen -Dairymen -John A. Love -Colorado -Henry L. Bellmon -Bryce N. Harlow -US Senate -Sales qualities -Love -Louie B. Nunn -Lee R. Nunn -Harry S. Dent The President talked with the White House operator at 3:57 pm. [Conversation No. 268-5A] Call to Dent [End of telephone conversation] Mitchell’s conversation with Louie Nunn -John Sherman Cooper -Nunn -Possible service to President -Lexington, Kentucky law firm Personnel -Secretary of Agriculture -Louie Nunn -Political qualities -Hardin The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:57 pm and 3:59 pm. [Conversation No. 268-5B] Call to Lee Nunn
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Lockheed vote -J. Caleb Boggs -William V. Roth -Aiken -Bellmon -Curtis -Aiken -Results -Curtis -Aiken Personnel -Secretary of Agriculture -Nunn -Type of background needed The President talked with Lee Nunn between 3:59 pm and 4:00 pm. [Conversation No. 268-5C] Louie Nunn -Farming background -Knowledge of farming [End of telephone conversation] Personnel -Secretary of Agriculture -Nunn -Background -[Forename unknown] Rogers' possible talk with Hardin -Nunn -Possible action -Resignation -Timing -Hardin -Political position -South
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Compared to Romney, Volpe -Congress, speech making -Instruction for Mitchell -Connally -Harlow -Connally
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Personnel -Ambassador to Great Britain -Possible Change -[Walter H. Annenberg] -Possible return from London -Campaign -Reagan -Annenberg -Campaign contribution -Amount -Editorials -Influence -Timing -Political aspect -Timing -California politics -Reagan -Ambassadorship -Edwin Reinecke -Governorship -Finch
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Senate -1972 election -Reagan -Senate -Reinecke -Reagan -Finch -1972 election -Annenberg -Staff -Reagan Higby entered at 4:10 pm. Connally's arrival Highly left at 4:12 pm.
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Connally entered at 4:15 pm. Lockheed vote -Outcome -Curtis, Aiken, Bellmon, Lloyd M. Bentsen, Karl E. Mundt, [Boggs, Roth], Robert C. Byrd, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Howard W. Cannon, Clifford P, Case, Marlow Cook, John Sherman Cooper, Norris Cotton [?] -Alan Cranston, Robert J. Dole, Allen J. Ellender, Paul J. Fannin, David H. Gambrell, Barry M. Goldwater, Robert Griffin -Peter H. Dominick, Hugh Scott, Charles H. Percy, Edward J. Gurney, Ernest F.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
Hollings, Roman L. Hruska, Hubert H. Humphrey, Jacob K. Javits, Daniel K. Inouye, Clinton P. Anderson, -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., Thomas J. McIntyre, Lee Metcalf, Jack Miller -Frank E. Moss, Joseph M. Montoya, Edmund S. Muskie, Robert W. Packwood -James B. Pearson, Winston L. Prouty, William B. Saxbe, Richard S. Schweiker, Ted Stevens, Margaret Chase Smith, Stevens -Robert A. Taft, Jr., Harrison A. Williams, John G. Tower, John V. Tunney, Lowell P. Weicker -Milton Young, William B. Spong, Jr., Byrd -Analysis -Liberals -Conservatives -Trans World Airlines [TWA] -United Airlines -American Airlines -McDonnell-Douglas -United Auto Workers [UAW] -Machinists Union -Opponents -Republican leadership in Senate -President's efforts to get support -Reaction to opponents -Fannin -Hruska -Curtis Personnel -Possible Secretary of Agriculture -Mitchell -Candidates -Political qualities -AFBF -Love -Possible candidacy -Louie Nunn -Background -Appeal to farmers -Connally's reaction -Appearance -Administrative abilities -J. Philip Campbell
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-As politician -Tenure as governor -Compared to Hardin -President’s qualities -Political qualities -Anecdote -Highways -Possible problems -Press -Another governor in Cabinet -Compared to other governors -Indiana -Ohio -Richard B. Ogilvie -Robert D. Ray -Image in agriculture -Position with kennels and horse racers -Quarterhouse Association -American National Academy -AFBF -Horseracing as sport -Support for President by racing fans -George A. Smathers -Kentucky -Tobacco, peanuts, cotton -Ties to Southeast -Geographic position as border state -Crop -Influence in Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee -Political image with horseracing or breeding states -Mountain states -Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Utah -Texas, Oklahoma -Oil business contacts -Ashland Oil -Rogers -Hardin -Mitchell’s forthcoming call -Timing of possible appointment -Kentucky gubernatorial election -Hardin
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Campbell -Nunn -Kentucky -Geographic position -Civil rights -Agriculture -Agriculture -Strengths -Dairy industry -Hardin Economy -Connally's talk with Shultz -Future -President’s possible talk -Wall Street -International monetary crisis -Deutsche mark -Dollar deficit -Balance of trade -Business problems -Investment -Competitiveness -Worker motivation -Dollar -Overvaluation -Inflation -Labor -Competitiveness -Need for tax credit -Investment -Business and labor -Need for import control -Investment concerns -Erosion of confidence in economic leadership by administration -Economists, writers -Retail sales -Stockmarket -Figure -Unemployment -Inflation -Steel
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-US business -International monetary crisis -US foreign assets -Erosion -Press -Gold reserves -Level -US obligation to convert currency -Germany, France, Japan, Great Britain -Need for action -Timing -1972 election -Losses -The Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain, France -Forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting -Timing -Possible US actions -Closing gold window -IMF -Floating the dollar -Fixed parity -Dutch guilder -Deutsche mark -Italian lira -French franc -Pound sterling -Japanese yen -Stabilizing international monetary situation -Devaluation of dollar -Automobile tax repeal -Excise tax cost -Impact on economy -Retail automobile prices -Japan -Employment -Investment tax credit -Cost to the Government -Stress on action -10% import tax -Inflation -Wage and price freeze
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Inflation -Duration -Defer House Resolution [H R] 1 -Opposition to federal employee pay increase -Suspension of comparability -Revenue-sharing -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Budget -Need to control international situation -Suspension of currency convertibility -Negotiations -Timing -Fixed rate -Wage and price freeze -Import taxes -Inflation -Voluntary nature -Sanctions -Duration -Excise tax on automobiles -Import taxes -Import level -Investment tax credit -Automobile tax repeal -Advantages to the President -Fiscal responsibility -Republican philosophy -Sound dollar -Wage and price freezes -Conservatives -Investment tax credit -Timing -Tax package -Depreciation -Reaction -Wilbur D. Mills -Leonard Woodcock -Shultz's reaction -Import taxes -Inflation -Wage and price freeze
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Enforcement -Bureaucratic structure for implementation -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Treasury Department -Connally -Economic spokesman -OMB -Personnel -Impact of action -President’s awareness of problems -President’s coverage to anticipate and action -International trade -Japanese, British, French -Revaluation -US dollar -Revaluation -Domestic -Investment tax credit -Automobile buyers -President’s constituency -Conservatives, business people -Economic stimulus -Import tax -Investment tax credit -Possible press stories -Criticism -Wage and price controls -Connally’s television appearance -Timing -Connally’s talk with Shultz -Meeting with the President -Congressional session -House -Shultz -Meeting -International situation -September 1971 -August 1971 -Wall Street -Steel price increase -Earlier versus later
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Effect on new car prices -Forthcoming meeting -President, Connally, Shultz -Paul W. McCracken, Peter G. Peterson, Paul A. Volcker, John A. Scali -Peterson -Effect of proposed action -Export rebate -Investment tax credit -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Connally's unknown business friend in Houston, Texas -Steel purchase -France -Credit President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Connally’s schedule -Shultz schedule - McCracken, Arthur F. Burns, Peterson -Peterson -Background -Press -Shultz -Burns Economy -Wage and Price Board -Wage and price freeze -Tax evasion -Compared to other countries -US business -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Wages -Longshoremen -Construction -Shultz -Unions -Wage and Price Board -Duration -Conservatives -Rent control
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Republicans -1946 election -Dwight D. Eisenhower -1952 election -Communism, crime, control, Korea -Controls compared with freeze -Conservatives -Milton Friedman -Family assistance -Inflation -Forthcoming meeting -Shultz -Connally's schedule Connally left at 5:25 pm. Connally -Response to criticism -Sensitivity -Boldness Economy -Possible wage and price controls -Consumer spending -Automobiles -Possible price drop -Recent retail sales -Shultz -Consumer spending -Need for action -Public reaction -Duration of controls -Six months President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -[Shultz and Connally -Peterson -Press -Unknown person -Forthcoming action on economy
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Burns -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] Economy -Proposed US action -Possible effects President's schedule -Possible press conference -Cancellation -Need to study economic proposals -Questions -People's Republic of China [PRC], Pakistan -Timing -Need to study economic proposals Economy -Proposed US action -Wage and price freeze -Shultz and Connally -Possible psychological effects -Floating the dollar -US business -Analogy to PRC opening -International monetary crisis -Wall Street -Consumers -McCracken -HR 1 [welfare reform] -Work requirements -Reaction to bill -Senate -Conservatives -Blacks Presidents’ schedule -Press conference Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:49 pm. Busing -Austin, Texas case -Shultz -Louisiana -View -Polls -Blacks -Mitchell's possible action -Elliot L. Richardson -Appeal -Court decree -Minimum busing -Legislative action -Proposed amendment -The President's talk with John D. Ehrlichman -Congress -School aid -Amendment -Effect of court action -Warren E. Burger Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:49 pm. Busing -Supreme Court opinion -Mitchell's talk with Burger -Racial balance Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and 5:49 pm. [Conversation No. 268-5D] Stock market -Report on activity [End of telephone conversation] Stock market -Report on activity -President's reaction Busing -Proposed Constitutional amendment -Republican platform, 1972 -Possible Congressional action -Nelson A. Rockefeller, Jacob K. Javits, Lowell P. Wiecker, Jr., Edward W. Brooke, Hugh Scott -Timing -Democratic opponent -Possible support -Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, Ohio -Effect -Elementary and high school children
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Louisiana -Quality of schools -Effects of busing -Louisiana -Compared to Washington, DC schools -Administration policy -Possible Constitutional amendment -School aid -Problem -Court orders -Timing -Forthcoming presidential election -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey and Edward M. Kennedy -Possible ramifications -Disturbances Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and 5:49 pm. [See Conversation No. 268-5E ]
Connally -Meeting with the President -Timing [End of telephone conversation] Revenue-sharing Busing -Social issue -Inter-racial experiences PRC -US policy Economy -Possible criticism The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and 5:49 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 268-5F] Call to William P. Rogers [End of telephone conversation] Economy -Japan -Textiles -US equipment -Profits -Automobiles, radios, electronics The President talked with Rogers between 5:49 pm and 5:57 pm. [Conversation No. 268-5G] Conference President's schedule -Steel prices -Busing discussion Lockheed vote -President's call to Barry Goldwater, Aiken -Dominick, James L. Buckley, Gerald R. Ford PRC announcement -Peking -Reaction -Peking -Press -Statement -Television program -Simulation Lockheed Amendment -Outcome of vote Pakistan
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Possible action -United Nations [UN] -India -Kenneth B. Keating -Press reaction -Vietnam -Henry A. Kissinger -Biafra -India -Possible action by India -US response -Indian Ambassador -Aid -Congress Rogers' health [End of telephone conversation]
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Economy -Shultz -Connally -Wage and price policy -Possible action -Volcker's recommendations
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-International bank -Gold -Connally Spiro T. Agnew -Foreign trip -Press reaction -Rogers -Bryce N. Harlow's participation Appointment -[Forename unknown] Neal vote -Judgeship Agnew -Advisory role -PRC -Welfare -Forthcoming presidential election -Relations with Ehrlichman -White House appearances -Intergovernmental Relations Office -Clarence D. Ward -PRC -Peking -Kissinger -Taiwan -Rogers -Camp David -Cabinet -President's reaction to trip -As advisor -Ehrlichman -Credibility -Forthcoming election -Republican right -W. Clement Stone -Internecine warfare -Secret Service -Staff -Media
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
-Status quo -Colorado convention -Vote -Cabinet -Senate -Lockheed vote -Agnew's role -President’s role as Vice President -Eisenhower -Curtis, Fannin, Goldwater -Contact with governors -Ronald W. Reagan -As advisor -Ehrlichman -Issues -School desegregation -Connally -Instructions for Haldeman -Staff -John A. Scali story -Victor Gold -Williamsburg -Associated Press [AP] -Herbert G. Klein -Ronald L. Ziegler -Newsweek magazine -Nature of Vice President's trip -Press President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting Agnew -Role -Press Cabinet -Romney -Volpe Haldeman and Mitchell left at 6:17 pm.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 268-6/269-1 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 7:30 pm - unknown before 9:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with George P. Shultz, John B. Connally, and Manolo Sanchez. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:50 pm. Railroad strike -Newspaper story -Television coverage -Union Economy -Decision on US action -Timing -Possible leak -Possible statement by Connally and Shultz -Possible monetary crisis -Speculation -London Times story -Effect on dollar -US tourists abroad -US retail sales -Balance of trade -Retail sales -Steel -Money supply -Growth -Inflation -Retail sales -Wall Street Journal -Construction contracts
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Automobile production -Corporate profits -International trade -Balance of payments -Figures -Business expansion -Interest rates -Inflation -Liquidity -Gold -Psychology -Timing -Consultation -Arthur F. Burns -Bryce N. Harlow -Louie (sp?) [Surname unknown] -Charlie Koontz (sp?) -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Burns [?] -Timing -Congressional session -Stock market -Proposed action -Automobile excise tax -Impact -Oil industry -Inflation -Consumers -Investment tax credit -Impact -Congress -Excise tax -Personal exemptions -Consumers -Rebate -Import tax -Currency flotation -Political appeal -Consumer -Quotas -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT]
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Wage and price freeze -Flexibility -Congress -Duration -Inflation -Gross National Product [GNP] -Proposed international market action -Buying and selling gold -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Revaluation of gold -Exchange rates -Closing gold window -Milton Friedman -Fixed exchange rates -Currency price adjustments -Comparative advantage -Balance of trade -Fixed exchange rates -Burns’ views -Fixed exchange rates -Dollar -Overvaluation -Devaluation -International effect -Transactions -Inflation -Foreign policy -Revaluation of gold -International effect -Speculation -Crisis -Dollar -Floating versus fixed exchange rates -Inflation -Possible negotiations -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -One percent variation -Possible change -Domestic action -Wage and price freeze -Steel strike
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Compared to wage and price controls -Administration -Duration -Devaluation -Import tax -Market discipline -Inflation -Administration -Consumer reaction -Automobile industry -General Motors [GM] -Shultz's anecdote about wife -Press -Consumer goods -Duration -Price system -Resource distribution -Interference -Richmond, Virginia -Review board -Timing -Budget effect -Government wages -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Revenue-sharing -Investment tax credit -Timing -Government wages [Comment on telephone ringing] Economy -Proposed actions -Impact on budget -HR 1 -Timing -Future fiscal years -Welfare -Revenue-sharing -Environment -Public works
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Water projects -Defense expenditures -Military Pay Bill -Expansion -Economy and employment -Budget -HR 1 -Foreign aid -[Unintelligible] -Foreign aid -Congress -Possible cut -Foreign discipline -[Unintelligible] -Devaluation of the dollar -Trade -Gold window -Exchange rates -Trade -Italy -Wool -Gold speculation -Overvaluation -Probable Japanese and European reaction -International monetary crisis -Inflation -Interest rates -Closing gold window -Possible media reaction -Need for action -Anecdote -National psychology -Foreign relations -Possible international monetary crisis -Relationship to gold window closing -US assets -Change in price of gold -Buying and selling gold -Possible letter to IMF -Exchange rates -Possible reaction
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Japan, Great Britain, France -Yen -Devaluation compared with floating the dollar -Unilateral action -Change in price of gold -Negotiations -France -Relationship of dollar to gold -Bargaining lever -Impact on future action -Gold standard -Possibility of US return -US gold holdings -IMF -Secondary currency -Special Drawing Rights [SDR] -US gold holdings -Possible reaction -Germany, Japan -Economists’ views -Wage and price freeze -Possible public reaction -Benefits -Counteraction to inflation -Import tax -Stabilization -Psychological impact on country -Considerations -Standard of living -Productivity -Time for reflection -Possible public reaction -Uncertainty -Investment tax credit -Import tax -Gold -Currency devaluation -Value of dollar -Consumers -Investment tax credit -Excise tax
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Automobiles -Imports -Economic expansion -International market situation -Dollars overseas -Inflation -Exchange rate -Flexibility -Wage and price freeze -Review board -Bureaucracy -Impact on industries -Toilet paper industry -Administrative problems -Wage and price controls -Burns -Inflation -Susceptibility -Agriculture -Steel -Automobiles -Investment tax credit -Fiscal restraint -Advantages -President’s action on inflation -Control of wage costs -Steel strike -Wage increase -Psychological effect -Need for change -Duration Administration goals -Ending Vietnam War -Troop withdrawal -Employment -Economy -Foreign relations -Relations with People's Republic of China [PRC] -Foreign aid and assistance -Proposed action
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Gold conversion -John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations -Imports -Automobiles -Foreign competition -Shoes -Incentives -Investment tax credit -Standard of living -Public reaction -Gold prices -Wage and price freeze -Psychology of public -Service orientation of economy -Possible conditions -Foreign goods -Honda -Employment -Automobile industry -Need for productivity -Gross National Product [GNP] -Goods and services -Foods -Space program -Foreign competition -Role of Government -Research and Development [R&D] -Production -Cheap labor, low standards of living -US workforce -Advantages Shultz's schedule -Press conference Busing -Appeal -Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] plan -[Unintelligible] -Shultz's trip to Louisiana -Unknown meeting
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 268-6/269-1 (cont.)
-Blacks The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 9:50 pm.