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Date: 
Aug 02, 1971 - Aug 03, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 268-9/269-1 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown after 7:30 pm until 9:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with George P. Shultz and John B. Connally. [The conversation was in progress when the recording began] Busing -Blacks -Concerns -Technical compliance with racial balance -Compared to quality education -Racial balance -Black schools -Alternatives -Technical compliance with racial balance -Old system -Quality of education -Desegregation -Popularity -Anti-busing statement -Possible effect -Dual school system -The South -Discussions of problems -Quality of education -Changes -Compared to the North -New Orleans -School system -Race -Compared to Washington, DC National economy -Fiscal restraints -Future fiscal years -Symbolism -Comparability -Legislation -House Resolution [HR 1]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 268-9/269-1 (cont.)
-Postponement -Defense spending -Wage and price freeze -Maurice H. Stans -Railroad strike -Impact -Unknown person -Wage and price freeze -Office for Emergency Management [OEM] -Possible action -Psychological aspect -President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Shultz, Connally -Unknown option -Timing -September 1971 -Congress -Possible crisis -Possible leaks -State Department -Possible perception -Hasty action -Confidence factor -International monetary system -Forthcoming meeting -President's speech -Speechwriters -Import tax -Retroactivity -Congressional action -Unilateral action -Devaluation of the dollar -Unemployment -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Possible delay -Congress -Wilbur D. Mills -Import tax -Floating the dollar -Devaluation -Closing the gold window
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 268-9/269-1 (cont.)
-Foreign relations -US bargaining power -Wage and price freeze -Fiscal restraint -Tax repeal -Floating the dollar -Capital control -Foreign investment -Interest equalization tax -Devaluation -Discussion with others -Peter G. Peterson -Mills -Paul W. McCracken -President's forthcoming meeting -Preparation -Timing -September 1971 -Balance of trade -Timing -President’s confidence in proposals -Wage and price freeze -Preparation of package -Federal agencies -Connally's conversation with McCracken -Treasury, Commerce, Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Post wage and price freeze -Duration -Post-freeze -President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Proposed action -President's decision Shultz and Connally left at 9:50 pm.
Conversation No. 269-2 Date: August 2, 1971
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: Unknown between 9:50 pm and 9:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Harry S. Dent -President's telephone call -Request for information Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:51 pm.
Conversation No. 269-3 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:51 pm - 9:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building Harry S. Dent talked with the President. Unknown problem [Busing?] -The President's call to Barry M. Goldwater -Political impact
Conversation No. 269-4 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to John D. Ehrlichman
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 269-5 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:56 pm - 10:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Busing -President's call from Harry S. Dent -Conversation with Edward L. Morgan -Forthcoming White House statement -Texas and Mississippi chairmen -James L. Buckley [?] -Austin case -Possible appeal -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Marvin Gardens -John N. Mitchell -George P. Shultz -Clark MacGregor -Possible cause of action -Ehrlichman's forthcoming call to Dent -Partisan aspects -Elliot L. Richardson -Mitchell -Plan -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming call to Dent
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 269-6 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 pm and 10:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 269-7 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 pm and 10:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to John D. Ehrlichman
Conversation No. 269-8 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 10:46 pm - 10:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Ehrlichman's call to Harry S. Dent Busing -Southern chairman -Constitutional amendment -John N. Mitchell -Dent -Amendment
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-8 (cont.)
-Unknown chairmen -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming call to Dent -Partisan aspect -Mitchell
Conversation No. 269-9 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:53 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 16s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:53 am.
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 269-10 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:53 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] President's schedule -John B. Connally -Meeting with President -Time -Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 269-11 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:53 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. [Unintelligible] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:53 am. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:48 am and 9:53 am. Call to J. Curtis Counts -Federal mediation and conciliation service Call to Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Labor Department
Conversation No. 269-12
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 9:53 am - 9:56 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Willie J. Usery, Jr. Steel settlement -President's appreciation for Usery's work -Next steps
Conversation No. 269-13 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 9:57 am - 9:58 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with James D. Hodgson. Steel settlement -President's appreciation for Hodgson's work -Call to [Willie J. Usery, Jr.] -Call to J. Curtis Counts -Hodgson's briefing -Price increase -President’s appreciation for Hodgson’s and others’ work
Conversation No. 269-14 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 9:59 am - 10:02 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with J. Curtis Counts.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Steel settlement -President's appreciation for Counts’ work -Price increase -James D. Hodgson -Railroad strike -Curtis’ background
Conversation No. 269-15 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:19 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Busing -Texas -Court action -Appeal -Unknown person’s statement -Possible telephone calls -Alternatives -Car pools -Court action -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Regional office -George P. Shultz -President's instructions -Regional office action -Administration disapproval -Disciplinary action National economy -Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. -Statements -Unemployment -Administration allies -Arthur F. Burns
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-15 (cont.)
-Congress
Conversation No. 269-16 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:19 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. [Unintelligible] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:19 am.
Conversation No. 269-17 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:19 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Charles W. Colson Conversation No. 269-18 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 10:19 am - 10:32 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. National economy -Strikes
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Steel price increase -Steel industry -Railroad industry -Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.'s statements -Possible administration response -Briefing -John B. Connally -Clark MacGregor -Administration policy -Democrats' position -Congressional recess -William B. Saxbe -Unknown man -Massachusetts -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Democrats -Retail sales figures -June 1971 -Unemployment -Figure -Youth -Talking points -Connally -Patrick J. Buchanan -Paul W. McCracken -Howard H. Baker, Jr. [?] -Peter M. Flanigan -Wage and price freeze -Timing -August -September -Steel strike -Psychology Polls -[Louis P. Harris ?] -Presidential approval -Iowa and Ohio -George H. Gallup Support for administration
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-18 (cont.)
-Instructions for Colson -F. Bradford Morse -Weicker -Congressional Republicans -Connally -Liberals -Jacob K. Javits National economy -Status -Strength -Retail sales -Public perception -Harris polls -Influences -Politicians -Media
Conversation No. 269-19 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:32 am and 10:34 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Requested a meeting with Kissinger Conversation No. 269-20 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:32 am and 10:34 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Benjamin F. Biaggini of the Southern Pacific Transportation Company
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 269-21 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 10:34 am - 12:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with George P. Shultz. Busing -Administration action -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Regional office action -White House statement on discipline and removal -Plan -White House statement on President’s disapproval -Regional office -Plan -President’s disapproval -Wording -Regional office in Austin -White House statement -Direction Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:36 am. -Shultz’s planned trip to Austin -Shultz's father -Proposed amendment -[Emergency aid program] -Possible veto -President’s view -Shultz's trip [End of telephone conversation] Busing -Liberals
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
[The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] [Conversation No. 269-21A] Busing -President's conversation with Shultz -Proposed amendment -Legislation -President's possible veto -HEW regional office -Austin trip Ehrlichman’s forthcoming press conference -Railroad strike -Family Assistance Plan -Revenue sharing -Congressional recess -Timing -Possible special session President's instructions concerning Shultz [End of telephone conversation] Liberals [An unknown person [Alexander P. Butterfield?] entered at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] President’s signature [The unknown person [Butterfield?] left at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] President's forthcoming press conference -Possible foreign policy questions -Pakistan -People's Republic of China [PRC] -United Nations [UN] representation issue -Secretary of State’s statement
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Possible vote -Conservatives -Taiwan, Republic of China [ROC] [An unknown person entered at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] [Unknown activity] [The unknown person left at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] -Possible impact on President’s planned trip -Trip -Importance -PRC interest -Propaganda -Communism [An unknown person entered at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] [Unknown activity] [The unknown person left at an unknown time between 10:40 am and 10:47 am] [The President talked with Benjamin F. Biaggini between 10:47 am and 10:50 am] [Conversation No. 269-21B] Railroad strike settlement -President’s appreciation -Legislation -Unknown man [J. Curtis Counts?] -Background -Shultz -Peter G. Peterson -John B. Connally -Legislation -President’s schedule -Bohemian Grove [End of telephone conversation] President’s forthcoming press conference
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Possible foreign policy questions -PRC -Mutual interest -Analogy -US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Edward M. Kennedy statement -John F. Kennedy -Chiang Kai Shek -Possible trip -Significance of US opening -Foreign Relations Committee -Trip by President -Agenda -Participants -President, Secretary of State, Kissinger -Press -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Decisions -Channel of communications -Possible reaction by PRC -World peace -Stature -UN representation [Unintelligible] -Voting procedures -Majority vote -Expulsion of Taiwan -Important question -Resolution -Spiro T. Agnew Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 10:50 am. President's schedule -Connally Kissinger's schedule Kissinger and Butterfield left at 10:59 am.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
Connally entered at 10:59 am. Busing in Texas -President’s conversation with Shultz -HEW regional office action -President’s view -Judge -HEW staff member's plan -Emergency aid program -President's proposed action -Amendment -Court action -Connally's talk with school board president -Frank Ginnis (?) -Local school board -Austin -Dallas -Corpus Christi -Houston -Shultz -Administration position -Swann decision -Black schools -Mexican-Americans -Necessity for time -Proposed amendment on emergency school aid -Reaction of black community -Democrats -Votes -Edmund S. Muskie -Edward Kennedy -Court action -Corpus Christi -Woodrow Seals -Ruling on de jure discrimination -Dallas -Jim Collins -Investigation -Use of federal funds -As political issue
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Liberals -Position on busing National economy -Proposed action -Timing -Presentation before Congress -Investment tax credit -Import tax -Excise tax -Wage and price freeze -Perception of precipitous action -Panic and irresponsibility -Peterson -Paul A. Volcker -Arthur F. Burns -Connally’s possible meeting with Shultz -Congress’ return -Date -Shultz -Budget cuts -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Family assistance plan -Apollo space shots -Public opinion polls -Probe to Mars -Lowell P. Weicker. Jr. -Capital controls -Shultz -Possible program -Floating dollar -New economic policy -Removal -Opponents -Trade -Dollar outflow -Exchange rates -President's instructions -Shultz -Treasury Department -Commerce Department
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Trade -Export-Import Bank -Peterson -Wage-price freeze -Administration -Treasury Department -Bureaucracy -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Farm prices -Lettuce -Fruit growers -Duration -Shultz’s view -60 days -60 days compared to 120 days -Possible criticism -Hardship cases -Possible reception -Farm prices -Hogs -Corn -Department of Agriculture -Hogs -Office of Price Administration [OPA] -Duration -Consumers' reaction -Price increases -Analogy to OPA -Business community -Wages -Reexamination -Wage and price guidelines -1971 increases -International competition -Government intervention -Subsidies -Antitrust laws -Import controls -Possible delay of implementation -Impact on 1970's
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Bicentennial celebration -Fundamental restructuring -Domestic economy vis-a-vis international relations -Growth International economics -President’s speech to Midwestern News Media Executives in Kansas City, Missouri, July 6, 1971 -Economic superpowers -PRC -Reduction of military -Impact on PRC and USSR -Europe -Marshall Plan -Japan -USSR, PRC, Japan -Goal -US goals -Peterson Wage and price freeze -Timing -Administration policy -Possible criticism -Policy change -Secretary of the Treasury -Possible leak -Advantages of delay -Analysis -Preparation -Budget -Charts -Analysis -Capital controls -Speech -Congress -Jacob K. Javits -Incomes policy -Volatility of economy -Harry S. Truman
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-1948 Campaign -Republican Convention, Philadelphia -Thomas E. Dewey -Need to endure criticism -Analogy -US military action -Cambodia -Laos -Effect on US casualties -Timing -August -Connally's Munich, Germany speech -Trade agreements Possible questions at President’s forthcoming press conference -Connally’s Face the Nation appearance -Retail trade, construction, corporate profits, personal incomes, inflation, Gross National Product [GNP] deflator -International monetary action -Connally’s Munich, Germany speech -Forthcoming World Bank meeting -Department of the Treasury -Tax reforms -Connally’s possible call to unknown person -Wage and price controls -Permanence -Construction industry -Steel industry and oil industry -Price increases -Interest rates -Home building -Connally's Face the Nation appearance -Camp David -PRC Congress -Wilbur D. Mills -Credit -Statement -Peterson -Sharing credit
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Connally’s forthcoming telephone calls -Revenue sharing, tax policy, trade -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Carl B. Albert -Health Arthur F. Burns -Connally’s planned meeting -Budget -Postponing comparability -Shultz -Quadriad meeting -Confidence President's schedule -Quadriad meeting -Possible meeting with Connally and Burns Burns -Handling -Need to maintain pressure -Harold E. Stassen -Need to say affirmative things Economy -Possible actions -President’s instructions to Connally -Peterson -Need for delay -No discussion -Paul W. McCracken -President’s schedule -California -Study over talk -Shultz Connally's schedule -Dinner -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Dinner -William F. (“Billy”) Graham
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
President's schedule -California -Charlotte, North Carolina -Labor Day Economy -Wage and price freeze -Timing -Preparation -Budget -Shultz -Congress -State of the Union address -Tax reforms -PRC trip -Vietnam -Possible announcement -Paris negotiations -Instructions to Connally -Business community -Tax reform President’s greeting Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally The President and Connally left at 12:00 pm.
Conversation No. 269-22 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:00 pm and 12:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-21 (cont.)
-Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 269-23 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:00 pm and 12:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Request for meeting Conversation No. 269-24 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:00 pm and 12:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Call to I[lworth] W[ilbur] Abel of the United Steelworker of America
Conversation No. 269-25 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: 12:05 pm - 1:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Busing -Texas schools -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with I[lworth] W[ilbur] Abel between 12:07 pm and 12:10 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25A] Steel settlement -Negotiating sessions -Impact of possible strike -1959 strike -Productivity study -President's schedule -Possible meetings -President’s possible involvement -J. Curtis Counts -News summary -Bank and file workers -Possible speech -Meeting [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Telephone calls [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:10 pm and 12:12 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25B] Call to Clark MacGregor [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed vote -MacGregor’s schedule -Telephone calls -Notes -John G. Tower -J. Caleb Boggs -William V. Roth, Jr. [The President talked with MacGregor between 12:12 pm and 12:15 pm]
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 269-25C] MacGregor's schedule Lockheed -Vote outcome -Tower, Boggs, Roth, Marlow W. Cook -Peter H. Dominick -People's Republic of China [PRC] -[Unknown person] -George D. Aiken -Margaret Chase Smith -Dominick -PRC -Henry A. Kissinger -Taiwan -President's appreciation of MacGregor's work -Cook, Boggs, Roth -Petrochemical deal [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed vote -Note to Cook -Motivations -David H. Gambrell President's schedule -Letters -Gerald R. Ford -Telephone calls -Birthday greetings [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:15 pm and 12:20 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25D] John D. Ehrlichman's schedule -Meeting with Shultz
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Busing in Texas -Shultz -President's conversation -Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] regional director -Edward L. Morgan President's schedule -Press conference -Ronald L. Ziegler -Possible postponement -Patrick J. Buchanan -Timing -Mary McGrory -Possible question -Unemployment -Timing -Ziegler’s possible announcement -Trip to New York [Ehrlichman talked with the President between 12:20 pm and 12:26 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25E] Busing -President's meeting with Connally -Shultz -Trip to Texas -Harry S. Dent -John N. Mitchell -Appeal -Haldeman -Ehrlichman's call to Mitchell -Texas chairmen -Mississippi chairmen -Mitchell’s message to chairmen -Emergency school aid -HEW plan -Shultz
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-Alternative -Dallas -Connally's comments -HEW -President’s view -Elliot L. Richardson -Possible veto of emergency school aid -Amendment -Congress [End of telephone conversation] Busing -Statement -Amendment President’s schedule -Press conference -Ziegler -Buchanan -The press -President’s location -Old Executive Office Building [EOB] -Connally -Mitchell -Press releases -Timing [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:26 pm and 12:45 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25F] Call to Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Trip to New York City -Press conference -Ziegler, Buchanan
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-Leaks Busing in Texas schools -Possible appeal -Austin, Dallas [Haldeman talked with Ziegler at an unknown time between 12:26 pm and 12:45 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25G] President's schedule -Press conference -Timing -Press participation -Pool plan -Gerald L. Warren -President's trip to New York City [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Press conference -Reporters' knowledge -Timing of announcement -President's preparation -Alexander P. Butterfield -Buchanan -News summary -Editing -Richard A. Moore -John A. Scali -William L. Safire -Economy -Positive spin -Paul W. McCracken National economy -Administration policy -Spiro T. Agnew -Conservatives
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 21s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Agnew -Trips -Compared to President’s trips as Vice President -Kitchen Debate -Caracas, Venezuela -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Connally National economy -Proposed action Timing -Connally and Peter G. Peterson -Congressional adjournment -Appearance of panic Kissinger entered at 12:45 pm. PRC -Trip -Arthur F. Burns President's schedule -Meeting with [Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Timing -Alaska -California -Emilio Garrastazu Medici -Emperor Hirohito
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-Western media briefing -Timing -Unknown person -Possible conflict with football season -Los Angeles -Portland -Los Angeles -San Clemente -Washington, DC -Emperor Hirohito -Alaska -Possible visit by Prince and Princess Hitachi -Japan House, New York -John D. Rockefeller -Emperor Hirohito meeting -Effect on US-PRC relations -Taiwan, Republic of China -Ronald W. Reagan -Sequoia trip -Logistics -Trip to New Hampshire -Nursing home -William Loeb -Schedule -Nashua -Manchester -Dover -Problem -Nursing home -Conditions -Press -Photographs -Staff -Purpose of visit -Bangor, Maine -Arrival -Margaret Chase Smith -Tourism **********************************************************************
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 49s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ********************************************************************** -Breakfast meeting -Speaker Carl B. Albert -Tour -Korea, Taiwan delegation -Girls Nation group, August 6, 1971 -Albert -Republican leadership -MacGregor [Unintelligible] -Leslie C. Arends, Ford, Hugh Scott, Robert P. Griffin -Television -George Putnam -New York City -Knights of Columbus, August 17, 1971 -Springfield, Illinois -State Fair -Speech -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Texas -Pennsylvania -Southern Illinois -Texas -Dallas -Houston -Apollo XV -Busing issue -Dallas -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] speech, August 19, 1971
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-New York -Springfield -Houston -New York -Dallas -California -San Clemente -Robert H. Finch -Springfield State Fair -Houston -Wyoming -Montana -Wyoming -Grand Tetons -Dallas -VFW speech -Busing issue -Trip to New England -Maine, New Hampshire -Massachusetts and Vermont ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 15s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 ********************************************************************** Haldeman left at 1:15 pm.
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
Forthcoming press conference -Possible questions -Taiwan -Resolution -Treaty commitment -Vietnam -Speculation -Vietnam negotiations -David K.E. Bruce -Willy Brandt -President’s plan -Paris -Points -Number -South Vietnamese elections -Nguyen Cao Ky -Duong Van Minh -Possible answer -Kissinger’s schedule -Peterson -Vietnam -Election -Observers -Nguyen Van Thieu -Drug traffic -President’s comments -General Tzu [sp?], Ky, Thieu -Draft -Amendment -Michael J. Mansfield -Kissinger’s possible call to John C. Stennis -President’s letter -Statement -Pakistan -Pentagon Papers -US involvement in Vietnam -Withdrawal -PRC -Forthcoming talks -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Press view
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-New York Times -Administration view -National security -Overclassification -Declassification -World War II documents -War powers -US foreign relations -Japan -Announcement -Lawrence F. (“Larry”) Eagleburger [The President talked with Haldeman between 1:27 pm and 1:28 pm] [Conversation No. 269-25H] Schedule -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Connally -Sequoia -Briefing -Connally [End of telephone conversation] Atomic tests -Amchitka, Alaska -Announcement -Postponement -Environmentalists John D. Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 1:25 pm. Busing in Texas -Austin -Appeal -Republican chairmen
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
Ehrlichman’s schedule -Guam -PRC -Guam -Itinerary Forthcoming press conference Kissinger left at 1:33 pm. Busing -Statement -Mitchell -Calls to chairmen -Amendment -Elliot L. Richardson, Morgan -Timing -Wording -Emergency School Assistance Act -Richardson -Justice Department action -Notice of appeal -Attorney General -HEW plan -President’s position -Ehrlichman's conversation with Richardson -HEW personnel -Morgan -Dallas case -Federal government involvement -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -School district -District court ruling -Ehrlichman’s view -Richardson -Southern chairmen -Constitutional amendment -Timing -1972 Republican convention -Connally
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 269-25 (cont.)
-Legislative process -Republican convention -Platform -Polls -Jacob K. Javits -Press conference -Possible question -Answer -Austin case ruling -Racial balance in schools -Busing as requirement -Connally Lockheed vote -Connally -Role -Treasury Department -Cook -Peter M. Flanigan -Delaware -Petrochemical -Boggs -Roth Busing in Texas -White House statement -Opponents -[Forename unknown] Hargrave [sp?] -Connally's trip to Texas -Possible press conference -Constitutional amendment -Court action -Austin case -HEW plan -White House statement Ehrlichman left at 1:40 pm. Conversation No. 269-26
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Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown after 1:40 pm until 1:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President’s signature President's schedule -Forthcoming Cabinet meeting, August 5, 1971 -Agenda -Blue collar employment -James D. Hodgson -Veteran employment -John D. Ehrlichman -Vice President -Participants -David M. Kennedy -Elliot Richardson -Vice President's trip to Africa -William P. Rogers -Robert H. Finch -George P. Shultz -Civil service grades -Jack J. Dreyfuss, Jr. -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Tkach -Pierre E. Trudeau Butterfield left at 1:47 pm.
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Conversation No. 269-27 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] President's schedule -Forthcoming press conference, August 4, 1971 -Press -Photo opportunity -Ronald L. Ziegler -Oval Office meeting -William Rogers, Henry A. Kissinger, John B. Connally -Timing
Conversation No. 269-28 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Staff memoranda -Patrick J. Buchanan -Economic subjects -Summaries -William L. Safire, Richard A. Moore, John A. Scali
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Conversation No. 269-29 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 4s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm.
Conversation No. 269-30 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm.
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Conversation No. 269-31 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm.
Conversation No. 269-32 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Meeting with unknown person -Timing [Unintelligible]
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Conversation No. 269-33 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Legislation -George H. Mahon -Emergency employment appropriation -Prospects for passage
Conversation No. 269-34 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Appointments -John B. Connally -Treasury Department -Announcement -Timing -President’s schedule -California -Decision
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Conversation No. 269-35 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Prayer in public schools -Possible press conference question -Possible opponents -Atheists, Jews -Constitutionalists -Possible press conference question -Voting by eighteen-year-olds
Conversation No. 269-36 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Weekly news summary -Candidates -School of the year -Clark MacGregor -Unknown person -President’s regards
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Conversation No. 269-37 Date: August 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building An unknown person talked with the President. Unknown person's schedule