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Date: 
Oct 11, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-1 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:52 am and 8:57 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President's schedule News briefing The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:57 am.
Conversation No. 287-2 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:52 am and 8:57 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-25] Request for a call to John N. Mitchell
Conversation No. 287-3 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 8:57 am - 9:05 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John N. Mitchell. [See Conversation No. 11-26]
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Conversation No. 287-4 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 10:28 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Economy -Networks -Reactions -Bias -Polls -Phase II -Michael J. Mansfield -Wilbur D. Mills -Edmund S. Muskie Time magazine -John B. Connally -Spiro T. Agnew News summary Forthcoming US-Soviet Union Summit announcement -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible questions -Ronald L. Ziegler -Charles W. Colson -Compared with People's Republic of China [PRC] Economy questions -Patrick J. Buchanan’s view -Herbert Stein -William L. Safire -Connally -Stein and Safire -George P. Shultz -Press conference -Connally -Cost of Living Council
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-4 (cont.)
-Stein -Shultz -George Meany, Leonard Woodcock Romana A. Banuelos -Appointment -Connally -New summary reports Edith Efron project -Best seller John A. Volpe -Schedule -Italian meeting
Conversation No. 287-5 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 10:28 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -Resolution of question
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-6 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 10:28 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-27] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 287-7 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 10:28 am - 11:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [Conversation No. 287-7A] [See Conversation No. 11-28] Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:32 am. [End of telephone conversation] Greetings People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip preparation -Kissinger's schedule -Possible Number of attendees -Dwight L. Chapin -Press -Secret Service -Communications personnel -The President’s view
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-White House staff -Support staff -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -Staff size -The President's feelings about size of party -Secret Service -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Secret Service -Communist countries -Moscow -Romania -The President’s instructions
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SECURITY
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-Media coverage -Television -The President’s view -Washington Post -New York Times -Los Angeles Times US-Soviet Union Summit announcement -Marvin L. Kalb and Bernard Kalb -Camp David -Supreme Court appointment -Economy
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-Phase II -Spiro T. Agnew -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. Preparation for forthcoming press conference announcing US-Soviet Union Summit -Knowledge of US-Soviet Union Summit announcement -Patrick J. Buchanan -Ronald L. Ziegler -John A. Scali -Forthcoming briefing -Tone -Senators and Congressmen -Cabinet officials -Compared with previous PRC trip announcement -Consultations with allies before meeting -Peking -Discussions -Possible response -Meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] allies -Possible responses -Kissinger’s efforts -Georges J.R. Ponpidou -Willy Brandt -Eisaku Sato -Italians
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Japan -Nobusuke Kishi
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-Possible meeting with the President -Textile negotiations The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:36 am and 10:45 am. [Conversation No. 287-7B] [See Conversation No. 11-29] [End of telephone conversation]
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MANOLO SANCHEZ ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 10:36 AM.
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Japan -Sato -Possible delay in Kishi’s trip -Textile negotiations -Possible application of Code 202 -Kishi
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
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THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH DR. WALTER R. TKACH BETWEEN 10:45 AM AND 10:46 AM. [CONVERSATION NO. 287-7C] [SEE CONVERSATION NO. 11-31] [END OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION]
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Textile negotiations with Japan -Peter G. Peterson -Activities -Kissinger’s previous meeting
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
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MANOLO SANCHEZ ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 10:46 AM. SANCHEZ LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 11:25 AM.
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United Nations [UN] vote -Timing of US action -Soviet Union -PRC Briefing on PRC trip -Kissinger's schedule -Senators -Media -Washington Post, New York Times, networks -Congressional participants Edward M. Kennedy -Harvard -Voter registration drive -News summary report -Edmund S. Muskie -George S. McGovern Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
Vietnam -Student opinion -Kissinger’s view -The President’s policies Possible media reaction to forthcoming announcement Possible press briefing responses -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Vietnam -The President’s responses -PRC -Moscow trip -The President’s foreign policy The President's schedule -Meeting with Kissinger -Discussion items PRC trip plans -Press -Secret Service -Itinerary The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 10:46 am 11:25 am. [Conversation No. 287-7D] -Secret Service
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
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-Safety in Communist countries
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SECURITY
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11B ********************************************************************** -Communications -White House staff -The President’s view -Secret Service -Valets -US dinner -Chefs, Waiters -Lack of facilities -Secretaries
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-Genders -Ziegler, Kissinger, William P. Rogers -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Rose Mary Woods [End of telephone conversation] Possible press briefing responses -UN vote on Taiwan -The President’s view UN vote on Taiwan -Yitzhak Rabin -Israel's UN vote -Arabs -George H. W. Bush -UN vote -News summary -Panama -Venezuela -Robert B. Anderson -Panama Kissinger's Schedule -Rabin -UN vote PRC trip -President’s statement on UN vote -Bush -Rogers PRC -Representation The President’s forthcoming press briefing -Purpose of Kissinger's PRC trip -Possible responses -South Vietnamese election -Nguyen Van Thieu -Foreign governments
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-African states -Rogers -"Face the Nation" -The President's letter of congratulations
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US foreign relations -South Vietnam -US representation at Thieu's inauguration -Chile -Kissinger's schedule -Chilean Foreign Minister -Nationalization -Possible solution -Kissinger’s response -Kissinger's advice -Compensation -Nationalization
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
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The President's schedule -Meeting with Kissinger -Meeting with Californians -Meeting with Kissinger -Dinner invitation Kissinger's trip -Japan US foreign relations -Seven Point Plan -Vietnam -Unintelligible name -Washington Post -State Department -Bush -UN delegation -Douglas Henderson [?] -Rogers -Possible security conference -The Presidents view -Aldo Moro -Berlin Agreement -Soviet missile silos story -Possible questions at press conference -Possible responses -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Walter Lippman -Interview in Washington Post
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-The President's PRC initiative -Pentagon Papers -PRC -John Kenneth Galbraith’s view Term "charisma" -Liberals interest -John F. Kennedy -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -John Kennedy -Berlin The President's schedule -Briefing -Kissinger's schedule -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Rogers -Meeting with leaders -Rogers -Cambodia -Laos -Rogers and Kissinger The President's philosophy -Soviets -SALT -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Rogers and Kissinger -State of the country -The press -The President’s role -Kissinger’s view US foreign relations -Relations with Soviet bloc -PRC -Media interest -Newsweek -Time News summary
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-Bernard L. and Marvin Kalb -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Media -Leak of US-Soviet Union Summit announcement -New York Times
The President's schedule -Moro -Volpe -Sons of Italy -Future press conferences -The President’s accomplishments -US-Soviet Union Summit -Andrei A. Gromyko SALT -Soviet missile silos -The President’s view -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] -Radar -Effect The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Haldeman -Chapin -Advance operations -Communications -Gen. Albert Redman, Jr. -The President’s instructions -Trip Itinerary -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Shanghai -Navigator PRC knowledge of US actions -Lt. Gen Vernon A. Walters -US-Soviet Union Summit -Date Kissinger's schedule
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-7 (cont.)
-Moro -Meeting with the President, October 12, 1971 Kissinger left at 11:25 am
Conversation No. 287-8 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 11:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The President and Sanchez left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 287-9 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:14 pm and 2:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.
Conversation No. 287-10 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 2:25 pm - 2:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 11-36]
Conversation No. 287-11 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 2:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. The President's schedule -George P. Shultz
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-George Meany
Conversation No. 287-12 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:27 pm and 2:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-37] Request for a call to Tricia Nixon Cox
Conversation No. 287-13 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 2:36 pm - 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 11-38; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 287-14 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 2:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 33s ]
THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH WHITE HOUSE OPERATOR AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BETWEEN 2:39 PM AND 2:47 PM. [CONVERSATION NO. 287-14A] [SEE CONVERSATION NO. 11-39] REQUEST FOR A CALL TO JOHN N. MITCHELL [END OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION]
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:47 pm.
Conversation No. 287-15 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 2:47 pm - 2:49 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John N. Mitchell. [See Conversation No. 11-40]
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-16 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:49 pm and 4:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm.
Conversation No. 287-17 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:49 pm and 4:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -Secret Service -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-18 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:49 pm and 4:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 287-19 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:49 pm and 4:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-41] Request for a call to George P. Shultz
Conversation No. 287-20 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 4:33 pm - 4:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with George P. Shultz. [See Conversation No. 11-42]
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 287-21 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Press briefing -Changes -Ronald L. Ziegler George P. Shultz and Donald H. Rumsfeld entered at 4:40 pm. The unknown person left at 4:40 pm. Economy -Suggestion Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:40 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Economy -Suggestions -John B. Connally -James D. Hodgson -Press conference -Executive Council -George Meany -Forthcoming meeting with Hodgson -Pay Commission -Connally -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -George W. Romney -Arthur F. Burns
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-Pay Board -COLC -Meany -Connally -Price Commission -COLC -Meany -COLC -[Unintelligible] -Labor -Appeals -Connally -Meany -The President's position -Meany -Schedule -Connally -The President's schedule -News conference -Possible problems -Meany -COLC -Connally -Meany -Wage increases -James W. Roach -Burns -Labor -Possible wage increases -Possibility of walk out from Pay Board -COLC -Situation compared with Vietnam War -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Prices -Negotiations -Bethleham Steel -Inflation -Hodgson -Connally -Prices -Options
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-President’s view -Possible statement -Meany -Shultz -Executive Council -Administration’s position -Labor -World War II -Korean War -Inflation -[Joseph] Lane Kirkland -Congressional interest -Michael J. Mansfield -Wilbur D. Mills -Edmund S. Muskie -Labor -John N. Mitchell [?]
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-Public support for the President's program -Possibility of labor walk out from Pay Board -Utilizing patriotism -Inflation -Compared wit the Depression -World War II and the Korean War -Hodgson -Meany -Shultz -Hodgson
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-Secretary of Labor -Leonard Woodcock -Hodgson -Blair House -Dinner -The President's agreement with Rumsfeld -Meany -Inflation rate -Deregulations -Unemployment rate -Business community -Rumsfield’s role -Decontrol -Price Board, Pay Board, Price Commission -COLC -Prices -Farmers -Popular opinion -Concern about appearances -Regulation -Herbert Stein -Burns -Shultz -COLC -Press coverage -Administration efforts -The President's press conference, October 11, 1971 -Wage and price controls -Inflation -Unemployment -Connally -Press conference -Price Commission -Pay Board -Peter G. Peterson -Burns -Hubert H. Humphrey -Program -News people -Wage and price controls -Reason for failure
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-Reaction to program -East coast strikes -Employers -Unions -Labor legislation -Transportation -National Labor Review Board [NLRB] -Pay Board -Labor -Labor legislation -Distinguishing between union leaders and workers Rumsfeld's schedule -Political appearances -San Francisco Republican fund-raiser -Effect on economics negotiations -Rumsfield’s statements -The President’s economic policy -Discussion of economic policy -San Francisco -The President's ability to be non-partisan -Humphrey -Muskie -Political appearances -San Francisco -Chicago -Economics -Connally -Shultz [?] An unknown person talked with the President at an unknown time between 4:40 pm and 5:50 pm. [Conversation No. 287-21A] The President's schedule [?] [End of telephone conversation] Economy -The President's news conference, October 11, 1971
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-The President's approach -Inflation Operations Research Society [ORS] -Dr. Jerome B. Weisner's testimony on Anti-Ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Testimony by ORS -Bob Makehold -University of Illinois, Northwestern -Founder, [Forename unknown] Hill -Criticism of Weisner’s testimony The President's philosophy -International economy -National economy -Need for reassurance -Wage and price controls -Popular view -Political benefit -Inflation -Meany Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:40 pm.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Shultz's memorandum US foreign policy
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 287-21 (cont.)
-Compared with US economy Shultz, et al. left at 5:50 pm.
Conversation No. 287-22 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 5:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with unknown person. Unknown person's telephone call
Conversation No. 287-23 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 5:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -George P. Shultz -Unnamed person -Previous meeting with the President -Pakistan Ambassador President’s forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -US support staff -Communications -Secret Service -Kissinger -Purpose of meeting -Press
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-24 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 5:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-44] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 287-25 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: 5:55 pm - 5:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 11-45; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 287-26 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:56 pm and 6:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Briefing paper Ziegler left at an unknown time before 6:00 pm.
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 287-27 Date: October 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:56 pm and 6:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The President, et al. left at 6:00 pm.