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Date: 
Sep 23, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-1 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:15 am and 10:01 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:01 am.
Conversation No. 280-2 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:15 am and 10:01 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-2 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 18s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:01 am.
Conversation No. 280-3 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 10:01 am - 10:35 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. People's Republic of China [PRC] -Message to Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Time -Mao Tse-tung -Kissinger's communication with PRC delegation -Meeting -Time -Mao -Health -Cancellation of flights -Resumption of civilian flights -Military flights
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
-Chou En-lai -PRC Army -Air Force -Leadership Foreign economic policy -Preparation of statement for the President -The President's appearance at the Detroit Economic Club -Speech -Length of statement -Announcement -Possible speech by John B. Connally -Confidence in the US -Surcharge -Floating currencies -Restrictions -Surcharge -Automatic adjustment of currencies -Trade -Devaluation of currencies -Negotiations -Floating of currencies -New program -Old system -Germany, Japan -Arthur F. Burns -Cabinet meeting -Date -Connally -Meeting -The President's speech at International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Changes -Memorandum to the President -US balance of payments -Preservation of system -Reform international monetary system -Import surcharge -Policies -Negotiations -Old monetary system -New program
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
-Crisis-free -Connally -Adjustment of exchange rate -Negotiations -Assessments -Competitive position -Kissinger's preparation of talking point paper -Preparation -Connally -Attaching Burns’ memorandum -Cabinet meeting -Time -Connally's schedule -Time -Burns -Length of meeting -Technical discussions Kissinger's schedule -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Call to Kissinger -Harriman's fiancee [Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward] -Background -Leland Hayward -Randolph Chuchill -The President's meeting, Chicago Convention -1952 -Background -Opposition to the administration -Opposition to draft bill -Vietnam negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu -Motivation -Edmund S. Muskie -Actions -Democrats -Pressure
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
Polls -Gallup -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -US involvement in Vietnam -Vietnam election -David Brinkley -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Brinkley and Sevareid -Brinkley -Kennedy family -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -President’s view -Kennedy family PRC -Domestic situation -Message -The President's trip to the PRC -Possible cancellation -Changes in the PRC -Kissinger’s forthcoming visit -Possible cancellation -Announcement -Soviet Union-US summit -Harriman -Support for the President’s PRC initiative -Concerns -Effect on Soviet Union Japanese-US relations -Edwin O. Reischauer -George W. Ball -Amount of Retainer as Lobbyist -John N. Mitchell -Ball's actions
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 7s ] JAPAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** -The President's Administration -Relations with Japan -Visit by the President to Tokyo -Stopover from Peking -PRC response -Japanese response -Possible visit by the President -Eisaku Sato -Japanese Government -Textile negotiations -Japanese representative -Visit to Kissinger -Negotiations deadline -President's conversation with Takeo Fukuda -Date -Announcement Foreign policy -Sato -Soviet Union reaction -Japanese reaction -State Department Reaction -Characterized -Soviets -PRC -Soviets
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
-Leonid I. Brezhnev -Josip Broz Tito -Soviet response -Kissinger's conversation with PRC delegation -US strategy The President's schedule -Trip to Alaska -West Coast -Kissinger's schedule -Taft Schreiber -Meeting with businessmen -Visit to Ronald W. Reagan -Cabinet meeting -Kissinger's attendance -William P. Rogers -Peter G. Peterson -Handling of issue [Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP staffing?] -Connally -Paul A. Volcker -Peterson Kissinger's schedule -Eugene J. McCarthy -Herbert Stein meeting -Vietnam War opponents -Agreements -Administration actions -Public support -Stein -McCarthy -Kissinger's conversation -The President -Politics -Political parties -The President's conversation with Haldeman -Philadelphia
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
Public relations -1972 campaign -Television -Cabinet officers -Kissinger's role -Celebrity -Television -Coverage -Kissinger's television appearance -Audience size -Trip to the PRC -Quality of coverage -Mike Wallace -CBS -Invitation for television appearance -Foreign relations groups -University appearances -Kissinger's trip to the PRC -Post-trip activities -New York City -Universities appearances -Debate at Yale University -Princeton University -Kissinger's schedule -Appearances -Off-the-record -On-the-record -Philadelphia -Southern California -University of Southern California [USC] -Schreiber -Kissinger’s conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Businessmen -Dinner Number of guests -Mass audiences -Universities -Audience -Off-the-record -Outcome of events in PRC
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
PRC -Delay in PRC's response -Amount of information -Kissinger's negotiations with PRC delegation -Advance men -Questions -Aircraft -Kissinger's trip to the PRC -PRC's response -Announcement of the President's trip -Walters -Time -Television -Press conference -Oval Office -Walters -Mao -Delay -Vietnam -PRC's response -Effect on the President's trip -Soviet Union -PRC -Relations with the US -Hanoi -Domestic situation -Possible events -Airports -Chou En-lai -President’s trip Kissinger's schedule -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -The President's visit Vietnam negotiations -Seven Points -US position -Constitutional process -Demands -Prisoners of War [POWs]
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-3 (cont.)
-Communist takeover -US position Kissinger's schedule -Walters Kissinger left at 10:35 am.
Conversation No. 280-4 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 10:35 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 9-138]
Conversation No. 280-5 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 10:35 am - 10:38 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Patrick J. Buchanan. [See Conversation No. 9-139]
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-6 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:38 am and 11:15 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Administration's position -Prayer in school amendment -Voluntary
Conversation No. 280-7 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:38 am and 11:15 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 20s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:15 am.
Conversation No. 280-8
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:38 am and 11:15 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting -Dates -Time -Unknown person -Testimony -Henry A. Kissinger -John B. Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Japanese -Meeting -Length -Detroit Economic Club -Attendance -The President's appearance -National television coverage Negotiations between Japan and the United States -Charles W. Colson -Henry A. Kissinger -John N. Mitchell -George W. Ball -Representation of Japanese -Publicity -Textile negotiations -Edwin O. Reischauer -Wife -Activities -Colson -Columnist, member of Congress
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-8 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Appearance -Television coverage -Consumer representatives meeting on September 21, 1971 -Attorney General of Arizona [Gary K. Nelson] -Check on party affiliation -The President's appearance -Live coverage Handling of press stories -Newspapers -Treatment of stories -Color -Coordination between Ronald L. Ziegler, Richard A. Moore -California Angels -Announcement -Sportswriters The President's schedule -Baseball game -Schedule arrangements -California Angels Baseball -National story -Washington Senators -Departure -US Senators reaction Staff morale
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-9 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 11:15 am - 11:16 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Changes -Time -Helicopter pad Butterfield left at 11:16 am.
Conversation No. 280-10 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:16 am and 12:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 **********************************************************************
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-10 (cont.)
The President schedule -Instruction Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:58 pm.
Conversation No. 280-11 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:16 am and 12:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. White House entertainment and social affairs -Arthur F. Burns -Dinner for Japanese -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Instructions for Haldeman -Burns -State Department -List -Burns -The White House -State Department -List -White House staff -Forthcoming events -Burns -Invitations -Burns -Dinner -Call to Haldeman
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-11 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Time -Call to Burns -Burns’ call to Haldeman -State Department
Conversation No. 280-12 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 12:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 9-140]
Conversation No. 280-13 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 12:58 pm - 1:06 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with George P. Shultz. [See Conversation No. 9-141] Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 1:00 pm.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-14 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 1:06 pm - 1:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler and Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 1:16 pm. Supreme Court appointments -Ziegler’s press briefing -John M. Harlan -Resignation -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's and John D. Ehrlichman's views -Announcement -Time -Ziegler's call to John N. Mitchell -Press briefing -The President's statement on Harlan -Harlan's career -Appointments to Supreme Court -Criteria -Philosophy -Strict construction of Constitution -Advance notice -Anticipating Harlan's resignation -Harlan's health -Advance information -Letter from Harlan -Resignation -Time -Announcement -Hugo L. Black’s vacancy -Selection process -Appointment -Supreme Court -Vacancies -Nomination
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-14 (cont.)
-Confirmation -Nominees -Names of nominees -Sending names to Congress -Information -Date -List of nominees -Black's vacancy -Consultation with American Bar Association [ABA] -Veto power -Consultation with Congressmen -Mitchell's consultation with the Judiciary Committee -House -Senate -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Woman nominee -Nominees -Women -Lower courts appointments -Future appointments to the Supreme Court -Justice Department -Discussion -Mitchell -William O. Douglas -Appointments of Justices -Other Presidents -George Washington -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Nominees -Geographical considerations -Political considerations -Geographical considerations -Minnesota -Warren E. Burger -[Harry A. Blackmun] -Southern seat perception -Black -Selection process -Representation of the country -Nominees -Geographical considerations
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-14 (cont.)
-Statement -The South -Process -Politics -Selection -Richard H. Poff -Mitchell The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Assessment of domestic situation -Kissinger -Call from Paris -Chinese embassy -Chou En-lai -Mao Tse-tung ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 21s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Forthcoming press briefing -Questions -News briefing -The President's trip to the West Coast
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-14 (cont.)
-Time -California -Other events -Question and answer session Ziegler left at 1:16 pm.
Conversation No. 280-15 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 55s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-16 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?] ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 23s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The unknown person [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm.
Conversation No. 280-17 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Meetings
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-17 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm.
Conversation No. 280-18 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 2:20 pm - 2:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Announcement of Kissinger's Trip -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Date -Dates of the President's trip to the PRC -Press conferences -Earlier dates -PRC’s position Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:20 pm. The President's schedule book Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-18 (cont.)
The PRC -Announcement of Kissinger’s trip -Time -Domestic situation -Chou En-lai -Position -Message from the PRC -Communique -Formosa [Republic of China] -July 15, 1971 statement -Proposals -United Nations [UN] -Tactics -Debate over admission of the PRC -PRC press -Issues to be discussed -Kissinger's meeting with PRC officials -Arrangement of dates -Alternate Dates -Agenda -Statement -Outline of Communique -Trade Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 2:25 pm. The President's schedule -Detroit Economic Club question and answer session, September 23, 1971 Butterfield left at 2:27 pm. The PRC -Kissinger's role in initiative -Press conference -Protocol for the President's visit -Announcement of Kissinger's visit -Date -Soviets -Questions -Background -Ronald L. Ziegler's role
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-18 (cont.)
-Handling of announcement -Time of press conference -Questions -Press conference -Announcement of Kissinger's PRC visit -Soviet Union -Relations -Information on the President's trip to the PRC -Date of Kissinger's Trip to the PRC -Ziegler's Statement [?] -State Department -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Kissinger's visit to the PRC -Handling of meeting -Congressional staff -The President's schedule and news events -Anchorage, Alaska trip -Andrei A. Gromyko -Signing of Accidental War Agreement -Kissinger's trip -Press conference -Soviet Summit -Soviets -Previous PRC trip -Reaction -Chou En-lai -Relations with the Soviet Union Foreign economic policy -John B. Connally -Return from trip -Connally The PRC -Trip Butterfield entered at 2:34 pm.
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-18 (cont.)
Item -Book -Placement -Book -Detroit Economic Club statement -Changes Foreign policy -Soviets' reaction to announcements -Announcements -Details Placement of item Butterfield left at 2:36 pm. Kissinger's previous meeting with unknown man -The President's decisions -William Moyers -William P. Rogers Foreign relations -PRC announcement -Advance notice -Japan -Announcement -Soviet Union -Japan -Time -Press conference -Exact date -Arrangements for the President's visit -President’s group -Reactions The President's Detroit appearance
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-18 (cont.)
Kissinger's schedule -Los Angeles Kissinger left at 2:42 pm.
Conversation No. 280-19 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:42 pm and 3:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 10s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:30 pm.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-20 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:42 pm and 3:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 44s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:30 pm.
Conversation No. 280-21 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 3:30 pm - 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Cabinet meeting, September 24, 1971 -John B. Connally -Statement on US position -The President's forthcoming call to Connally
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 280-21 (cont.)
-Discussion -Meeting -Length Butterfield left at 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 280-22 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:31 pm and 4:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:09 pm.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 280-23 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:31 pm and 4:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 5s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:09 pm.
Conversation No. 280-24 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 3:31 pm - 4:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person.
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Conv. No. 280-24 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. **********************************************************************
Conversation No. 280-25 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: 4:09 pm - 4:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 9-142]
Conversation No. 280-26 Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:13 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Position of item The President and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:40 pm. Conversation No. 280-27
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: September 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:40 pm and 4:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building Manolo Sanchez [?] met with an unknown woman. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Non-historical] [Duration: 18s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez [?] and the unknown woman left at an unknown time before 4:54 pm.