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Date: 
Oct 21, 1971
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Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 281-1 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 8:20 am - 8:30 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan. Preparation for the President's October 21, 1971 speech announcing nominations to the Supreme Court -Chief Justices -Warren E. Burger -Poll on the Supreme Court's standing -Charles W. Colson -Louis P. Harris -Instructions for Buchanan -Quote from Walter Lippmann -Justices' personal philosophy -John M. Harlan -Hugo L. Black -Philosophy of appointees -Burger -The President's intent -Criminal's rights -Rights of society -Wording of statement -Hippocratic oath -Timing -Harris poll -Quote from Lippmann News summary -Supreme Court nomination -American Bar Association [ABA] -Nobel Peace Prize -Willy Brandt -Stock Market -Cambodia -Nobel Peace Prize -Brandt -World War II service -Political philosophy
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-1 (cont.)
-Berlin Agreement -Martin Luther King, Jr. -Linus Pauling (?) Buchanan left at 8:30 am.
Conversation No. 281-2 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 9:33 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:33 am.
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Conversation No. 281-3 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 9:33 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 281-4 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 9:33 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's October 21, 1971 speech announcing Supreme Court appointees -William L. Safire -Notifications -Timing -Clark MacGregor -Charles W. Colson -John N. Mitchell -John D. Ehrlichman -Richard A. Moore -Ehrlichman -Mitchell -Moore -Efforts -Leonard Garment -Herbert G. Klein -John A. Scali -Moore’s role -Question of a woman appointee -Timing -Haldeman's schedule
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-4 (cont.)
-Moore -Mitchell -American Bar Association [ABA] -Warren E. Burger -Media -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Woman candidate -Moore -Mitchell -Timing -Stock market -Possible effect on announcement Marilyn B. (“Missy”) Chandler -White House luncheon -Kennedy women attendance -Ethel (Skakel) Kennedy -Possible press story -Betty Beale -Mrs. Paul N. McCloskey -White House luncheon The President's schedule -John B. Connally -The President's dinner with Nobusuke Kishi -Discussion topics
Conversation No. 281-5 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 9:33 am Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-5 (cont.)
[A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057] The President replayed his remarks on a tape recorder.
Conversation No. 281-6 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 9:33 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Supreme Court appointments -Richard A. Moore -Assignment -News conference -John N. Mitchell -William H. Mulligan [?] -Howard H. Baker -American Bar Association [ABA] vote -Mildred L. Lillie -Administration's response -Mitchell -Administration response -Assignment -Biography of nominees -Timing -Leaks -John D. Ehrlichman -John W. Dean III -William L. Safire -Leonard Garment -Notification
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-6 (cont.)
-Charles W. Colson -Ronald L. Ziegler -Role of ABA -Ziegler’s public comments -Constitution
Conversation No. 281-7 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 9:33 - 9:39 am Location: Executive Office Building John N. Mitchell talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 12-28]
Conversation No. 281-8 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:39 am and 9:45 am Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 281-9 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 9:45 am - 9:51 am Location: Executive Office Building John N. Mitchell talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 12-30]
Conversation No. 281-10 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:51 am and 10:06 am Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-11 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:51 am and 10:06 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Media -Ronald L. Ziegler -Attorney General -American Bar Association [ABA] -The President's schedule
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 281-12 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:51 am and 10:06 am Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-13 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 10:06 am - 10:07 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan. Difficulty in finding quotation -Walter Lippmann -Newsweek -Telephone call to Lippmann Buchanan left at 10:07 am.
Conversation No. 281-70 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 10:07 am - 10:30 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's announcement of appointees to the Supreme Court -Television time -Instructions for Ziegler -Timing and length -American Bar Association [ABA] -Constitution -Ziegler's press briefing -Knowledge of nominees -John N. Mitchell -Mildred L. Lillie -Leak of ABA's ruling -William L. Safire -Richard A. Moore -Press reports -Barbara Walters -Dan Rather -Herschel H. Friday, Lillie -New York Times -Fred Graham -Friday, Lillie -Possible White House comments -ABA -Mitchell -Moore’s role -John A. Scali -John D. Ehrlichman -Ziegler -Knowledge of nominees -Ziegler's schedule -Moore -Forthcoming press briefing -Ziegler’s comments -Moore -Forthcoming press briefing -ABA -Role -Senate -Attorney General -The President -Timing of the President's decision -Instructions for Ziegler
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-70 (cont.)
-ABA -Mitchell -Timing and length of President’s announcement -Timing -Pool of candidates -ABA -Mitchell -Ziegler’s comments to press -President’s options -ABA -Leak -Ziegler’s comments -Mitchell -The President’s reaction -Lawrence E. Walsh -Lawyers' ability to maintain confidentiality -Lillie and Friday -Views on civil rights -Effect of publicity -Potter Stewart -Pentagon papers -Speculation on choices -Ziegler’s comments to press -Friday and Lillie -People’s Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Soviet Union initiative -Phase II initiative -ABA -Moore -Timing of briefing Ziegler left at 10:28 am. -Commentators -Possible briefing -The President’s instructions -Scali -Herbert G. Klein -Charles W. Colson -Clark MacGregor
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-70 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 10:30 am.
Conversation No. 281-14 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:51 am.
Conversation No. 281-15 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated notes for a speech. The President's announcement of appointees to the Supreme Court -Walter Lippmann
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Conversation No. 281-16 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman ?]. Assignment for unknown person -Statistic for the President's October 21, 1971 speech -Years of active law practice -Supreme Court Justices
Conversation No. 281-17 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Dictation tape on Supreme Court nominees -Rose Mary Woods
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13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-17 (cont.)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:51 am.
Conversation No. 281-18 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 pm and 10:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?]. Dictabelts The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 10:51 am.
Conversation No. 281-19 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-20 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-31]
Conversation No. 281-21 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with unknown person. Manolo Sanchez's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:51 am.
Conversation No. 281-22 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 10:51 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-32]
Conversation No. 281-23 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 10:51 am - 10:52 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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[See Conversation No. 12-33]
Conversation No. 281-24 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:52 am and 10:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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Unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:55 am.
Conversation No. 281-25 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:52 am and 10:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-34]
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-24 (cont.)
Request for a call to John B. Connally
Conversation No. 281-26 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 10:55 am - 11:40 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Telephone calls -The President’s instructions -Warren E. Burger -Rose Mary Woods’ role -John A. Volpe -Woods’ role -Herbert G. Klein -Statements on the President's Supreme Court appointees Supreme Court appointments -Media comments -Klein Pay Board appointment -Candidates -Selection process The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 10:55 am and 11:04 am. [Conversation No. 281-26A] [See Conversation No. 12-35] [End of telephone conversation]
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-26 (cont.)
Cabinet -John N. Mitchell -Robert H. Finch -John B. Connally -Melvin R. Laird -Use of Presidential plane The President talked with John B. Connally between 11:04 am and 11:14 am. [Conversation No. 281-26B] [See Conversation No. 12-36; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] Telephone calls -Mitchell -Connally Supreme Court nominations -American Bar Association [ABA] -Ronald L. Ziegler’s press briefing Economics -Pay Board -Contrasted with the Price Commission -Confidence of business community -Importance of appointment Willy Brandt's winning of Nobel Peace Prize People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative Time magazine -Man of the Year -Henry A. Kissinger -William P. Rogers -The President -Letters from advertisers -The President -Administration’s accomplishments
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-26 (cont.)
-Hedley W. Donovan Nobel Peace Prize -The President -Gerard C. Smith -The President Supreme Court nominations -Leaks -William L. Safire -Background story -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Richard A. Moore Ziegler entered at 11:25 am. Supreme Court appointees -Possible responses to the media -Ziegler's schedule -Attorney General -ABA -Role in selection process -Herschel H. Friday -Dan Rather -Friday -John L. McClellan -Safire -John A. Scali -Possible responses by Ziegler Ziegler left at 11:30 am. The President's schedule -The President's meeting with Ruth Voss -Francis L. Dale -Volunteer efforts Public relations -Rose Mary Woods -Efforts -Possible role
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-26 (cont.)
-Jack J. Valenti -White House staff's attitudes -Woods -Connally -Performance -Compared with other Cabinet members William P. Rogers -Kissinger -Soviet Union -Legislative meeting -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -John Foster Dulles -Role -Mitchell -Connally -Mitchell -John Sears -Patrick J. Buchanan -Lt. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey White House staff -Leonard Garment -Meeting with students from Kent State -Glenn A. Olds Supreme Court appointees -Possible reaction -Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. -Edward M. Kennedy -Louis P. Harris poll -Public support Polls -Harris poll -Washington Post -Approval ratings of the President -Opinion Research Company [ORC] -Charles W. Colson -Harris poll -Distribution
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-26 (cont.)
-George H. Gallup poll -Distribution -White House investigation -Kennedy The President's schedule -Presentation of diplomatic credentials -Unknown ambassador The President and Haldeman left at 11:40 am.
Conversation No. 281-27 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 12:36 pm - 12:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -White House dinner for Nobusuke Kishi -Members of Japanese Delegation -Henry A. Kissinger -National Security Council [NSC] -American interpreter -George McMahon -White House dinner arrangements -Entertainment -Josip Broz Tito -White House dinner arrangements -Kishi dinner arrangements -Recording by White House Communications Agency [WHCA] Butterfield left at 12:38 pm
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 281-28 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:38 pm and 12:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator and asked for Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 12-37]
Conversation No. 281-29 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 12:39 pm - 12:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 12-38]
Conversation No. 281-30 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:40 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Richard A. Moore Deadline for completion of speech announcing Supreme Court appointees
Conversation No. 281-31
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:40 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Delivery of speech -Rose Mary Woods
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 281-32 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:40 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 281-32(cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 281-33 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:40 pm and 1:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Richard A. Moore The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 281-34 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 1:17 pm - 1:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Richard A. Moore.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-34(cont.)
The President's speech on Supreme Court appointments -Materials requested by the President -William H. Rehnquist -Standing in law school class -Law clerk -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Rehnquist -Phi Beta Kappa -Stanford law school -Law clerk -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Powell -Honorary degrees -Background material for press -Timing -Powell -Rehnquist -Judicial philosophy -Jacob K. Javits -Rehnquist The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 1:17 pm and 1:55 pm. [Conversation No. 281-34A] Material for the President's speech on Supreme Court appointments -Statistical information on number of appointments per year -Commissions -Boards -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Courts [End of telephone conversation] The President rehearsed a speech at an unknown time between 1:17 pm and 1:55 pm. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057] Speech text
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-34(cont.)
-Hugo L. Black, John M. Harlan -Wording -Political philosophies -Black -Powell -Richmond, Virginia school system -Desegregation efforts -Chief Justice John Marshall Years of active law practice -Current justices -The President's appointees Rehnquist -Qualifications White House staff's foreknowledge of Supreme Court nominees -Ronald L. Ziegler -Moore -Haldeman -Ronald W. Reagan -John W. Dean, III The President's speech on Supreme Court nominations -Moore’s view -Political philosophy of appointees -Changes in text -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Wording -Moore’s suggestions -Rehnquist Moore's schedule Notifications of the President's speech Moore left at 1:55 pm.
Conversation No. 281-35
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 1:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Notification of lead time for the President's speech -Jacob K. Javits
Conversation No. 281-36 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 1:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-39]
Conversation No. 281-37 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 1:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule The President talked with Rose Mary Woods between 1:57 pm and 1:58 pm. [Conversation No. 281-37A] [See Conversation No. 12-40]
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Conv. No. 281-37 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation]
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Sanchez left at 1:58 pm.
Conversation No. 281-38 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 1:58 pm - 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conv. No. 281-38 (cont.)
Supreme Court nominations -Herschel H. Friday -Civil rights record -American Bar Association [ABA] Speech revisions Justices' responsiveness to the President -Judicial philosophy -Chief Justice Warren E. Burger -Hugo L. Black -John M. Harlan -Walter Lippmann quote -Word changes -William H. Rehnquist -Robert H. Jackson -Credentials -Wording The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 1:58 pm and 2:25 pm. [Conversation No. 281-38A] Notification of the President's selections -Burger -John N. Mitchell [End of telephone conversation] Speech revisions -Instructions for Woods Woods left at 2:25 pm.
Conversation No. 281-39
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 281-38 (cont.)
Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:25 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 281-40 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:25 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Notifications of the President's selections -John N. Mitchell -Lawrence E. Walsh -Warren E. Burger -Walsh -Leaks -Mitchell -Richard G. Kleindienst -Richard A. Moore
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leonard Garment -John D. Ehrlichman Statistics for the President's speech -Presidential appointments
Conversation No. 281-41 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Item for the President Butterfield left at 2:33 pm.
Conversation No. 281-42 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:33 pm and 3:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:53 pm.
Conversation No. 281-43 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:33 pm and 3:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Rose Mary Woods Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:53 pm.
Conversation No. 281-44 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:33 pm and 3:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-41]
Conversation No. 281-45 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 3:53 pm - 3:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Richard A. Moore. [See Conversation No. 12-42]
Conversation No. 281-46 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:54 pm and 3:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm.
Conversation No. 281-47 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Richard A. Moore.
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Conv. No. 281-46 (cont.)
The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47A] [See Conversation No. 12-43] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech for October 21, 1971 The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47B] [See Conversation No. 12-44] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech The President talked with Rose Mary Woods between 3:58 pm and 3:59 pm. [Conversation No. 281-47C] [See Conversation No. 12-45] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech on Supreme Court appointees -Timing -Notifications -John N. Mitchell -Warren E. Burger -Lawrence E. Walsh Rose Mary Woods entered at 4:00 pm. The President rehearsed a speech at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:25 pm.
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Conv. No. 281-47 (cont.)
[A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057] -Speech wording -Revisions -Content -Burger -Harry A. Blackmun -Walter Lippmann -Washington Post -The President's philosophy -Judicial conservatism -Text change -Wording -Lippmann quote -Typing of speech -Woods -Marjorie P. Acker -Schedule Woods left at an unknown time before 4:25 pm. -Speech wording -Lippmann quote -The President's suggested legislation Moore left at 4:25 pm.
Conversation No. 281-71 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:25 pm and 5:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods and Marjorie P. Acker. The President's speech on Supreme Court appointments -Revision of text
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Conv. No. 281-47 (cont.)
-Walter Lippmann -Woods -Typing instructions -Pagination Acker left at 4:35 pm. -Acker -Richard A. Moore Rose Mary Woods talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 4:35 pm and 5:05 pm. [Conversation No. 281-71A] [See Conversation No. 12-46] Rose Mary Woods talked with Marjorie P. Acker at an unknown time between 4:35 pm and 5:05 pm. [Conversation No. 281-71B] [See Conversation No. 12-47] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech on Supreme Court appointees -Pagination -Typing instructions The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 4:35 pm and 5:05 pm. [Conversation No. 281-71C] The President's speech on Supreme Court appointments -Chief Justice John Marshall -Virginia [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 281-71 (cont.)
The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman between 5:00 pm and 5:01 pm. [Conversation No. 281-71D] [See Conversation No. 12-48] [End of telephone conversation] [Pause] The President's speech on Supreme Court nominations -Preparation -Revisions -Acker Woods left at 5:05 pm.
Conversation No. 281-48 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 5:06 pm - 5:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Ziegler's schedule -John N. Mitchell -Richard A. Moore -Supreme Court nominations -Selections -Ziegler’s comments to the press -Mitchell -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. The President's instructions for media briefing -Supreme Court nominations -Decision -Timing
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Conv. No. 281-71 (cont.)
-Powell -Mitchell -Details of decision-making -American Bar Association [ABA] -Mitchell -Timing An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:06 pm. Delivery of item The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm. Ziegler's forthcoming media briefing -Mitchell -ABA -Presidential involvement -Leaks -Possibility of a woman appointee -The President's instructions -Qualifications -Federal Court vacancies -Mitchell -Shirley M. Hufstedler -Conversations in reaching decision on appointees -Qualifications -Political considerations Ziegler left at 5:15 pm.
Conversation No. 281-49 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 281-48 (cont.)
Assignment -Rose Mary Woods
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:42 pm.
Conversation No. 281-50 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 5:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-49]
Conversation No. 281-51 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 5:42 pm - 5:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conv. No. 281-49 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 12-50]
Conversation No. 281-52 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:43 pm and 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-53 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:43 pm and 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Dates of vacancy on Supreme Court
Conversation No. 281-54 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:43 pm and 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
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Conversation No. 281-55 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 5:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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The President's Supreme Court appointments -William H. Rehnquist -Qualifications -Hobart D. Lewis’ opinion -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Ages -Rehnquist -Potter Stewart -Byron R. ("Whizzer") White -Rehnquist -Rank in law school class -Mildred L. Lillie -Herschel H. Friday -Powell and Rehnquist The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman between 5:52 pm and 5:53 pm. [Conversation No. 281-55A]
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Conv. No. 281-55 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 12-51] [End of telephone conversation] Speech -Changes -Ronald L. Ziegler -Woods' preparation Presidential speech writers -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -Patrick J. Buchanan
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The President's schedule -Old Executive Office Building office -John N. Mitchell -Telephone calls -Warren E. Burger -Lawrence E. Walsh
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Conv. No. 281-55 (cont.)
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Woods left at 5:55 pm.
Conversation No. 281-56 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:55 pm and 6:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-57 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:55 pm and 6:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-52]
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Conversation No. 281-58 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 6:08 pm - 6:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 12-53]
Conversation No. 281-59 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:24 pm and 6:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 6:36 pm. The President rehearsed a speech at an unknown time between 6:24 pm and 6:36 pm. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
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Conversation No. 281-60 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:24 pm and 6:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 12-54]
Conversation No. 281-61 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 6:36 pm - 6:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 12-55]
Conversation No. 281-62 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:37 pm and 6:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
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Conversation No. 281-63 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: 6:44 pm - 6:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 12-56]
Conversation No. 281-64 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-65 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman ?]. Lights for speech
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Conversation No. 281-66 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 7:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-67 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:05 pm and 7:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Schedule of evening events -Alexander P. Butterfield's office -Make-up
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:13 pm.
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Conversation No. 281-68 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:05 pm and 7:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech. [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 1053-1057]
Conversation No. 281-69 Date: October 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:05 pm and 7:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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The President and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 7:13 pm.