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Date: 
Aug 09, 1971 - Aug 11, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 272-1 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:55 pm and 1:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:48 pm.
Conversation No. 272-2 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:55 pm and 1:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting, August 10, 1971 -Timing -International monetary situation -Unknown person -Lunch -Possible attendance
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 272-3 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:55 pm and 1:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to George P. Shultz
Conversation No. 272-4 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: 1:48 pm - 1:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with George P. Shultz. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting An unknown person entered at an unknown time between 1:48 pm and 1:58 pm. Unknown activity The unknown person left at an unknown time between 1:48 pm and 1:58 pm. International monetary situation -Status -John B. Connally -Texas -Pressure for action -Perception of crisis -Paul A. Volcker Pending legislation -Possible vetoes -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Sustaining vote in Congress
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-4 (cont.)
-Chance -Unknown person -Political support -Forthcoming meeting National economy -Retail sales -President's schedule
Conversation No. 272-5 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:58 pm and 2:01 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Haldeman and John B. Connally
Conversation No. 272-6 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: 2:01 pm - 2:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building Alexander P. Butterfield talked with the President. President's schedule
Conversation No. 272-7
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:02 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 41s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm.
Conversation No. 272-8 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:02 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. President’s previous trip to New Hampshire and Maine -Minot Island -Thank you letter from the President -Jack J. Dreyfus -Presidential gifts **********************************************************************
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-8 (cont.)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1h 20s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** John B. Connally Arthur F. Burns Woods’ forthcoming conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Appointment -Unknown man -Recommendation -Nomination -Herbert G. Klein
Conversation No. 272-9 Date: August 9, 1971 Time: 2:15 pm - 2:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -John B. Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. Connally entered at 2:15 pm. Henry S. Reuss -Report
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-Treasury Department’s response -Loan negotiation International monetary situation -Currency exchanges -Figures -Switzerland -Great Britain -France -Belgium -Japan -Italy -Lira -Ceiling against dollar -Vatican -Gold -Forthcoming administration actions -Possible leak -George P. Shultz, Peter G. Peterson, Paul A. Volcker, Paul W. McCracken, John N. Mitchell -Newspaper story -Timing -Risks -Assets -Switzerland -Gold -Erosion -International and national mood -Volcker -Possible change -Consequence -Possible closing of gold window -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Relationship to President’s program -President’s possible actions -Consequences -International markets -Possible leak -Paul Scott -Drew Pearson -Connally, Shultz, and the President
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-Peterson -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Conversation with Connally, August 9, 1971 -Connally’s conversation with Wilbur D. Mills -Devaluation -Japan -Trade -Steel and textiles -Staff inquiries -Consequences -Peterson -Handling -President's possible program -Research -Import tax, excise tax, investment tax credit -Wage and price freeze Federal budget -Shultz -Possible vetoes -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] The President talked with Manolo Sanchez [?] at an unknown time between 2:15 pm and 2:30 pm. Request for Sanchez [?] [End of telephone conversation] Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:15 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. President’s schedule -Meeting with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [?] and [Forename unknown] Eisenhower [?] [Unintelligible] Vietnam
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-Press conference, August 4, 1971 -Negotiations -Channels -State Department -Defense Department People's Republic of China [PRC] Leaks -New York Times Haldeman entered at 2:30 pm. -Paul Scott's article -Previous stories -Instructions for Haldeman -Peterson -Export rebate -Meeting with Shultz, Volcker, and McCracken -Gold window closing -Knowledge of President’s program -Administration response -Treasury Department -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Volcker's meeting with Connally -McCracken -Peterson -Mills -McCracken -Peterson -CEA -Shultz -Crisis with German Deutsche Mark [May 1971] -Arthur F. Burns -Charlie Kunz [sp?] -Dollar contingency plan -Scott's stories -Henry A. Kissinger -Scott -Peterson
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-Conversation with Haldeman -Press relations -Joint Subcommittee request -Peterson -President's program -Haldeman's role -Peterson's role -Import tax, investment tax credit, wage and price freeze -McCracken's conversation with the President -Dollar flotation -Burns -Connally's conversation with the President -Currency transactions -Swiss -Figure -Possible panic -Vietnam, PRC -Peterson -McCracken -Haldeman's forthcoming calls -McCracken, Peterson -Scott's story -Peterson’s knowledge -Connally's conversation with Peterson -Previous story -Foreign affairs -CEA -National Security Council [NSC] -Economies Haldeman left at 2:45pm. Anti-trust laws -Possible amendments -Strategic materials -Bauxite, tin, platinum, chrome -Possible energy crisis -Europe -Middle Eastern oil -Possible encouragement of expropriation of US companies -Constraints on competition
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-Foreign government action -Connally's meeting, August 8, 1971 -Texas Eastern -John K. Jamieson of Standard Oil -John D. Harper, Chairman of Alcoa Corporation -George B.D. Peterson of Alcoa -Ed Speer of US Steel -Baxter Goodrich of Texas Eastern -Japanese and Italian Steel companies -Speer’s concern -French aluminum industry -Harper’s concern -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Editorials concerning free trade -Liberals -New York Times -Nixon Round -"Kennedy round" -French aluminum company Economy -International monetary crisis -President's program -Status -Timing of announcement Anti-trust laws -Possible changes -Mitchell -Roy Ingrams, assistant General Counsel at Treasury Department -Volcker's conversation with Burns -Burns’ view -Possible conversation Europeans -Volcker’s view -Europeans' possible actions -French -Gold -Germans -British -French -Volcker’s conversation with Connally
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-9 (cont.)
-France -Japan -Possible conversation with Europeans and Japan -Burns -Wage and price freeze -Connally's schedule Connally left at 2:55 pm.
Conversation No. 272-10 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:43 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 272-11 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:43 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 272-12 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. President's schedule -Meeting with Kissinger -President's forthcoming call to Kissinger or Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 272-13 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 3:12 pm - 3:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull's call to Kissinger -Forthcoming meeting -Itinerary -India-Pakistan -Refugees -India -People’s Republic of China [PRC] Thomas H. Moorer, Robert E. Cushman, John N. Irwin, Maurice J. Williams, Joseph J. Sisco, and Armistead I. Selden, Jr. entered at an unknown time after 3:12 pm. [General conversation] -San Clemente India and Pakistan
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-13 (cont.)
-US policy -Avoidance of war -Media -Humanitarian aid -Pakistan -Refugees -United Nations [UN] -President's conversation with Indian Ambassador -Economic aid -Political aspects -National interests -War -India -Pakistan -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -US -PRC -Pakistan -India --Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Refugees -India -US policy -USSR -US policy -State Department -Instructions fro Sisco -Need to avoid war -Neutrality -Consequences of possible war -President’s possible television appearance -Appeal to Congress for economic aid cut-off -Summarized -Economic aid -USSR -Need to avoid war -Restraint -Yahya Khan -US policy -Joseph S. Farland -Yahya Khan
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-13 (cont.)
-India -Policy -Independent Bangladesh -Means -Soviet-Indian Friendship Treaty -USSR -Visit by Andrei A. Gromyko to India -Support for guerilla activity -Instability in East Pakistan -Pakistan -Yahya Khan -Possible action -East Pakistan -India -US aid -Political situation -Impact on insurgency -Military situation -Guerilla activity -India -UN -Refugees -East Pakistan -US policy -Peaceful outcome -Yahya Khan -Sheikh Mujibur Rahman -Pakistan's view -President's conversation with Farland -Political settlement -Relationship to refugees problem -East Bengel -Impact on Pakistan -India -Guerillas -Yahya Khan -Exiles in Calcutta -Farland -Analogy to Henry J. Tasca -Greece -Williams’ possible trip to Pakistan
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-13 (cont.)
-Kissinger's conversations with Yahya Khan -Refugees -Political accommodation -Food distribution -Agency for International Development [AID] -US policy -Political issue -Press -Yahya Khan -Press reports -The President’s view ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 16s ] PAKISTAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** -Humanitarian relief -Refugees -Aid -Political accommodation -Possible conversation with Farland -Awami League -US policy -Farland's role -State Department -Refugees -UN -Refugee relief -Secretary of State
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-13 (cont.)
-Contributions -Figures -India -Forthcoming report for President Kissinger, et al. left at 3:45 pm.
Conversation No. 272-14 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 3:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with George P. Shultz. President's schedule -Meeting with Shultz and Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Peter G. Peterson Peter M. Flanigan's schedule President's schedule -Shultz's forthcoming conversation with Peterson National security powers -Textiles -John N. Mitchell -Flanigan
Conversation No. 272-15 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 3:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 33s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:52 pm.
Conversation No. 272-16 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 3:52 pm - 4:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. National economy -Textiles -Political problem -South Carolina -Possible import quotas -John N. Mitchell, John B. Connally, Peter G. Peterson -Peter M. Flanigan -Expertise -National security -Steel industry -Quota -Congress -William P. Rogers’ negotiations
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-16 (cont.)
-Takeo Fukuda Raymond K. Price, Jr. entered at 3:55 pm. -Mitchell's call to Haldeman -Peterson -Flanigan -Peterson -David M. Kennedy -Mitchell’s memorandum -Legislation -Japan -Kennedy -Peterson -Appointment with the President -Return from Japan -Harry S. Dent -Flanigan -Peterson -Kennedy’s, Connally’s, Mitchell’s view -Peterson’s view -Political issue -Flanigan's schedule -Instructions to Haldeman -Pull factions together -Japan -State Department -Henry A. Kissinger -Maurice H. Stans -Decision-making process -Kennedy -Mitchell -Kissinger -Kissinger's possible call to Connally -National Security Council [NSC] -Rogers -Fukuda -Congress -Rogers -Summit -Kissinger
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-16 (cont.)
-Kennedy -George P. Shultz -Administration's divisions -Need to pull together factions -National security -NSC -Kennedy -Connally -Flanigan's role -Dent -Role -Dent’s conversation with Mitchell -Quotas -Legislation -Kennedy President's forthcoming radio talks -Geoffrey C. Shepard -Content -Theme -America’s critics -Audience -Wording -Institutions -Jobs -Irrationality -Historical examples -Gold rush, carpet baggers, Joseph McCarthy -Content -Themes -America’s critics -Public reaction -Demand for patriotic, upbeat message -Revision -Preparation -Price's role -President’s assistance -Style and tone -Content -News -Timeliness
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-16 (cont.)
-Length -Forthcoming Labor Day speech -Dignity of work -President's conversation with Charles W. Colson -Labor -Congress of Industrial Organizations [CIO] -New York -Leader class -Dignity of work -Content -Carl Sandburg -Literary themes -Prairie, railroads -Audience -Women -Women -Girls Nation convention remarks, August 6, 1971 -Women’s Liberation -Public roles -Yvonne (Vendroux) De Gaulle -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -Winston Churchill's book -Emperor Franz Josef of Austria -Emperor Maximilian of Mexico -Crown Prince Rudolf -Archduke Franz Ferdinand -Empress Elizabeth -Unknown Woman -Dignity of work -Madame Binh -Indira Gandhi -Golda Meir -Women's liberation -President’s conversation with unknown woman -Length -Tone -Preparation -Use of previous speeches -Shepard -July 3, 1971 speech Lincoln, Nebraska speech -Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-16 (cont.)
Truman -President's list of speeches -Content -Programs -Environment -Revenue-sharing -President’s Iowa speech -Response -Ideas -Statement regarding nurses -Wilson -Length -Content -Anecdotes Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm. President's schedule -Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 4:45 pm. President's forthcoming radio talks -Content -Themes -Economy -Materialism -Dorothy L. Sayers -Unknown book -John J. McLaughlin -Unknown group -Patriotism -Religion -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Cheer lines -Religion -Education -Preparation -Timing -Draft -Viewing by President
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-16 (cont.)
President's schedule -August 12, 1971 -Visit to Wolf Trap Farm -August 13, 1971 -NSC and Service Secretaries meeting -Arthur F. Burns meeting -NSC meeting -Burns’ meeting -Drafts President’s forthcoming radio talks -Content -Themes -Patriotism -Public temper -Changes since 1968 -American spirit -Dignity of work -William L. Safire -Sayers -Preparation -President's schedule -Drafts -Importance -Preparation Haldeman and Price left at 4:45 pm.
Conversation No. 272-17 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 4:45 pm - 6:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with George P. Shultz. President's economic program -Developments
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-William P. Rogers’ call to Shultz, August 11, 1971 -Import surcharge John T. Dunlop's article -New York Times -Paul W. McCracken The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:45 pm and 4:49 pm. [Conversation No. 272-17A] Request for a call to Dunlop [End of telephone conversation] President's economic program -Leaks -Structure -Taxes -Possible wage-price freeze The President talked with Dunlop between 4:49 pm and 4:51 pm. [Conversation No. 272-17B] Dunlop's letter to New York Times -Income policy -President's meeting with Shultz -McCracken [End of telephone conversation] President's previous conversation with Dunlop Dunlop -Background -Harvard University -Productivity Committee -Age -Meeting with the President
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Manner -Harvard University Malfunctioning office equipment Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:51 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 9s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. President's economic program -Possible wage and price freeze -Effects -Business confidence -International situation -Shock -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Pricing decisions -National economy -Taxes -Vietnam War -Public confidence -Need to educate public -Steel -Inflation alerts -National Committee on Productivity -Construction trades -Budget -1969
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Recession -Compared to 1958 Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:51 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 12s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. President's economic program -Politics -President's conversations -Herbert Hoover -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Franklin D. Roosevelt's statements and actions -National Recovery Administration [NRA], Agricultural Adjustment Administration [AAA], Works Progress Administration [WPA], National Youth Administration [NYA] -Soundness -Arthur F. Burns’ view -Markets -News media -John F. Kennedy's administration -Unemployment rate -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Unemployment -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Unemployment reporting -Public confidence -Possible float of dollar
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Forthcoming meeting, September 1971 -Possible wage and price freeze -Inflation -Possible devaluation -Shultz's conversation with son -Wage and price freeze -Investment tax credit -Possible import tax -Possible float of dollar -Burns’ view -US position in world -Japan -Investment growth -Trade -Leader for peace -Trade -Need for economic leadership -Parallel to foreign affairs leadership -Closing gold window -Justification -Stabilization -International monetary system -International Monetary Fund [IMF] Henry A. Kissinger entered at 5:10 pm. -US trading partners -Economic leadership -Foreign affairs -People’s Republic of China [PRC], Berlin -National interest -Tone -Avoiding crises -Import tax, wage and price freeze, and investment tax credit -Balance of trade -Dollar problem -Relative value of economy -Closing gold window Signing of Accidental War Agreement -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Foreign minister level -William P. Rogers -Possible impact on PRC -Andrei A. Gromyko -Level -PRC -Gromyko -Arrival in Washington, DC -Timing -Unknown meeting -President’s instructions -Radio channel -Dobrynin -Rogers -Vladimir Semenov -PRC -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Chou En-lai -Berlin ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 24s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ****************************************************************************** US relations with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Kissinger's conversation with Robert Anderson of Richfield Oil -Anderson’s planned trip to USSR -USSR attitude -Cambodia -President's forthcoming trip to PRC
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Reaction of Liberals and Conservatives -W[illiam] A[verill] Harriman -Speech Kissinger's conversations with Dobrynin, August 11, 1971 -Tone -Need for secrecy India-Pakistan -President's previous meeting -Joseph J. Sisco -Joseph S. Farland -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Political accommodation -Risk -India -Refugee policy -President's previous meeting President's Economic Program -Textiles -President's Conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Views of John N. Mitchell, David M. Kennedy, John B. Connally -National security argument -Peter G. Peterson, Rogers -Kissinger's forthcoming calls to Mitchell and Connally -National security argument -Consequence -Steel -Possible legislation -Mitchell -Development of administration's program -Forthcoming meeting -David M. Kennedy -Need for consensus -Peterson's role -Japan -PRC -President's conversation with Peter M. Flanigan
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Rogers -Takeo Fukuda -Comparison to Eisaku Sato -Kissinger's conversation with Rogers -Unknown Emissary -Forthcoming visit to US -The President’s instructor -Leon H. Keyserling -President's possible conversation with Fukuda Kissinger's forthcoming conversations with Dobrynin and Rogers Rogers -October meeting with Gromyko Kissinger left at 5:25 pm. President's Economic Program -Textiles -Japan -Peterson -Fukuda -Possible US action -Quota bill -Possible import tax -Possible import tax -Level -Rogers’ view -Possible Japanese revaluation -Convertibility of dollar to gold -Closing gold window -Relationship to relative currency value -International action -Floating exchange rates -Canada, Germany, Switzerland -Japan -Dollar accumulation -Revaluation -Possible negotiations concerning exchange rates -Flexibility -Parity
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Possible devaluation -Possible import tax -Effect on trade -Controls -The President's powers -Congress -Kenneth W. Dam’s research -Politics -Convertibility of dollar to gold -Risk -Possible import tax -Possible investment tax credit -Possible wage and price freeze -Explanation -International monetary situation -US equities -Gold standard -Theodore Roosevelt -Shultz's possible conversation with Connally -President’s view -Possible Treasury Department response -Stabilizing effect -Unilateral action -Wage and price freeze -Import tax -Congress -Investment tax credit -Immediate actions -Possible import quota -Wage and price freeze -Import tax -Possible tariff increase -Textiles -Kennedy Round -Oil -Oil companies -Timing -1972 election -Senators' vote on Lockheed -Ronald W. Reagan -Government revenue
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-International bankers -Convertibility of dollar to gold -Renegotiation of exchange rate -Possible effects -Wage and price controls -Devaluation -Posible devaluation -Interest rates -Effect -Interest rates -Fear of inflation -Possible wage and price freeze -Administration -Justice Department -Exceptions -Duration -Possible effect on retail sales -Follow-up program -Possible board -Burns -Operation -Industry problems -Construction industry -Possible strikes -Longshoremen -Coal miners -Construction industry -Cost of living increases -Federal budget -Shultz’s responsibilities -National defense -Timing -Appropriations -Figures -Shultz's conversation with David Packard -Melvin R. Laird, Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Necessity -President's foreign policy commitments -US-PRC relations, Berlin Agreement -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Progress
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Timing -Middle East -SALT -Berlin -SALT -Shultz’s conversation with Kissinger -1974 -Navy -Air Force bases -Economy -1972 election ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 42s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ********************************************************************** President's economic program -Federal budget -Statements -Federal employment -Revenue estimates -Fiscal Year [FY] 1972 -Figure -FY 1973 -Figure -Investment tax credit -Estimated revenue -FY 1972 -Figure -FY 1973 -Figure -Possible import tax
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Connally -Family Assistance Program -General revenue-sharing -Federal pay increases -Federal agency leasing -Real estate equipment -Food stamp eligibility -Rural loan program -Water and sewer grants -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Space program -Shuttle -Public relations -Shultz’s request for memorandum -1972 election -Employment -Skylab -Personnel -Houston Space Center -Cape Kennedy -Moonshot President's economic program -Possible import tax -Senate -Haldeman -President's legal powers -Shultz's possible call to Rogers -Possible congressional action -Wright Patman -Quota bill -Unknown law suit -Shultz's possible call to Mitchell -Federal pay raise -Timing -Unemployment -President’s schedule -California -Travel -Burns -Suggestions
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-Meeting with central bankers -Negotiation -Burns -Japanese ambassador -Tariff -President's possible television speech -Public relations -Content -Timing -Treasury Department action -President’s speech -Congress -Shultz's possible call to Connally -President's forthcoming conversation with Burns, August 12, 1971 -Timing of possible actions -Convertibility of dollars to gold -Speech -Treasury Department -Announcement -Timing -Shultz's possible call to Connally -Federal budget -H R 1 -Revenue sharing -Federal employment -Possible pay cuts -Rural Electrification Administration [REA] -Lobby -Federal employment -Figure -Civilian and military -Cuts -H. R. 1 and revenue sharing -John D. Ehrlichman -Statement -Shultz's possible call to Connally -Federal budget -Possible federal hiring freeze -Shultz's possible conversation with Connally -Timing of announcement -Possible import tax
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 272-17 (cont.)
-US position in world School desegregation -South Carolina -Bob Davis’ statement -Elliot L. Richardson's statement -School board -Plan in Columbia -Busing -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Administration’s position The President and Shultz left at 6:31 pm.