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Date: 
Oct 12, 1971 - Oct 18, 1971
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 291-1 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:37 pm and 9:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Kissinger’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Size of delegation -Yugoslavia -Romania -Compared with first list -Number -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Secret Service -Press -Communications -Press
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PRC
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-Secret Service
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Conv. No. 291-1 (cont.)
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-Press -Communications support Kissinger's schedule -Press briefing -Chicago -Richard J. Daley -Charles H. Percy -Administration accomplishments -Prey -Bell and Howell -Peter G. Peterson Peterson’s schedule -Forthcoming foreign trip -Timing -Egypt US foreign relations -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Chinese -French -Soviets Kissinger left at an unknown time before 9:07 pm.
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Conversation No. 291-2 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:37 pm and 9:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-69] Request for a call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conversation No. 291-3 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: 9:07 pm - 9:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 11-70; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 291-4 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:09 pm and 9:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-71] Request for a call to Rose Mary Woods
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Conversation No. 291-5 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: 9:12 pm - 9:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 11-72; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 291-6 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:13 pm and 9:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:41 pm.
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Conversation No. 291-7 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:13 pm and 9:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:41 pm.
Conversation No. 291-8 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: 9:41 pm - 9:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 11-73]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 291-9 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:44 pm and 10:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator [See Conversation No. 11-74] Request for a call to Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 291-10 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:44 pm and 10:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at 10:09 pm. The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger between 10:09 pm and 10:16 pm. [Conversation No. 291-10A]
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Conv. No. 291-10 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 11-75; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 291-11 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 3:47 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building John D. Ehrlichman met with John N. Mitchell. Supreme Court nominations Media Herschel H. Friday -Washington Post -Dick Wilson -John W. Dean, III -Investigation -Financial statement The President entered at an unknown time after 3:47 pm. Supreme Court nominations -Warren E. Burger -Tenure on Court -Health -Conversation with Mitchell -Health -Mitchell’s conversation with Lawrence E. Walsh -Forthcoming American Bar Association [ABA] meeting -Mildred L. Lillie -ABA’s view -Possibility of woman appointee -Sylvia Bacon
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-Superior Court -Lillie -Stanley N. Barnes -Philip Burton -ABA’s view -Friday and Lillie -Mitchell’s position -ABA’s decision -Assessment of candidates -Oliver Wendell Holmes -Louis D. Brandeis -Dissents -Lillie's husband -Activities -Friday -Walsh’s view -ABA’s view -National recognition -Financial transactions -Editorial, Arkansas paper -Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals -Contact with James O. Eastland -John L. McClellan''s conversation with Mitchell -Lawrence F. O'Brien -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Dean of Arkansas law school -Walsh -Forthcoming meeting with Mitchell -ABA vote -Possible woman appointee -Sarah T. Hughes -Unknown woman in North Carolina J. Edgar Hoover -Ehrlichman -Time magazine -Newsweek magazine -Ehrlichman's views -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Problems -The President's conversation with Hoover
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Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
Ehrlichman left at 4:00 pm. Supreme Court nominations -Edward H. Levi -Lillie -Desirability -Qualifications -ABA -Women's vote -Walsh -William French Smith -The President’s view -Lillie -Qualifications -Chancellor, Chairman Board of Regents University of California -Harvard -Law firm -Friday -Lewis F. Powell -Age -Qualifications -ABA -Law school -Civil rights record -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Robert C. Byrd -Mitchell’s view -The President’s view -Possible political interests -Reference to Baker -Busing -Replacement for Baker appointed by governor -Daniel H. Kuykendall -Lillie -The President’s view -Qualifications -ABA -Shirley M. Hufstedler -Circuit Court of Appeals, California -Husband
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-Age -Walsh's opinion of qualifications -Lillie -Californians -ABA -Earl Warren -Earl C. Adams -Smith -Background -Possible appointments’ second term -Attorney general -Ronald W. Reagan -Chairman Board of Regents -ABA -Names collection Cancer -Smoking Supreme Court nominations -ABA action -Smith -Baker -William Mulligan -Smith -Qualifications -Charles S. Rhyne -Qualifications -Age -Powell -Clement F. Haynsworth and G. Harrold Carswell -The President's past appointees -Burger -Harry A. Blackmun -Hugo L. Black -Criticism of appointment -Walsh -Powell -Baker -Political benefits -Friday
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-Baker -Legislation background -Powell -Age -Burger's opinion -Baker -The President’s position -ABA -Experience as qualification -Baker -Powell -Smith -Powell -Busing issue -The President’s view -Frank M. Johnson -Judicial experience -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Mitchell’s view -Thurgood Marshall -Powell -Smith -Powell -Baker [?] -Walsh -Schedule -Lillie, Friday -Powell -The President’s decision -Burger and Blackmun -Burger's memorandum to Mitchell -Powell -Johnson -Friday -Friday -ABA -Powell -The President’s position -Friday -Age -Smith
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Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-John A Sutro, Jr. -Powell -Clients -Law firm -Practice -Possible leaks -Walsh -ABA -Timing -The President’s view -Circuit Court of Appeals vacancies -Lillie -Possible Court appointments -Robert W. Packwood -Role of White House staff -Compared with other foreign policies -The South -Politics -Powell -Burger -Powell -Smith -ABA -Lillie -Friday -Powell -Friday -McClellan -Winthrop Rockefeller -[Forename unknown] Rodgers [sp?] -Powell -The South -Conservatives view -Crime -The President’s view -Smith and Powell -Byrd -Friday -ABA -Powell and Smith -Walsh
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Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-Concern over leaks -Burger's views -Lillie -Friday -Powell -Mitchell’s view -Lillie -Role of ABA -Future role The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:56 pm. [Conversation No. 291-11A] [See Conversation No. 11-109] [End of telephone conversation] Supreme Court nominations -Political considerations -Importance of Virginia -Compared to Arkansas -Powell -Political affiliation -Walsh -Smith -Lillie -Powell -ABA -Powell -Mitchell’s conversation with Walsh -Rosser L. ("Ross") Malone -Timing The President's schedule -John F. Kennedy Center -Mitchell -J. Willard Marriott Hoover
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Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
-Possible resignation -Ehrlichman -Possible meeting with the President -Tenure in office The White House operator talked with John N. Mitchell at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:56 pm. [Conversation No. 291-11B] [See Conversation No. 11-110] [End of telephone conversation] Powell -Schedule The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:56 pm. [Conversation No. 291-11C] [See Conversation No. 11-111] [End of telephone conversation] Mitchell's schedule -Powell Supreme Court nominations -Walsh -Forthcoming conversation with Mitchell -ABA -Lillie -Possible ABA view The President talked with Tricia Cox between 4:56 pm and 4:57 pm. [Conversation No. 291-11D] [See Conversation No. 11-112; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
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Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Hoover -Possible meeting with the President -Cartha D. (“Deke”) DeLoach -Personal staff -Role -Future Supreme Court nominations -Powell -ABA -Lillie -Powell -Walsh -ABA -Women in positions of responsibility -Possible judgement on qualifications -Powell -Health -Mitchell's schedule -Forthcoming telephone call to Burger -Bernard Steiger [?] -Powell -Friday -ABA -Media -Lillie -Smith -Reagan Republican -Wife -Lillie -Walsh Mitchell's schedule Mitchell left at 5:00 pm.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 291-11 (cont.)
Conversation No. 291-12 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:00 pm and 5:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. John N. Mitchell's activities -J. Edgar Hoover -Resignation -The President's schedule -Future position with government Budget meeting Newsday articles -Ehrlichman’s previous meeting with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Fisher Island -Stock -Pre-emptive rights -The President’s view -Strong accuracy -Lawsuit -The President’s view -Possible response -Retraction
Conversation No. 291-13 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:00 pm and 5:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-114]
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Conv. No. 291-12 (cont.)
Request for a call to Chet Holifield
Conversation No. 291-14 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 5:15 pm - 5:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule The President talked with Chet Holifield between 5:19 pm and 5:21 pm. [Conversation No. 291-14A] [See Conversation No. 11-115] [End of telephone conversation] Butterfield left at 5:20 pm.
Conversation No. 291-15 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:21 pm and 5:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Haig's activities -Ronald L. Ziegler -William P. Rogers
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Conv. No. 291-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 291-16 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:21 pm and 5:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-116] Request for a call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 291-17 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 5:24 pm - 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 11-117; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 291-18 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:25 pm and 5:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-118]
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Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 291-19 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 5:32 pm - 5:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [Conversation No. 291-19A] [See Conversation No. 11-119] Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 5:32 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Ziegler's schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -John B. Connally -Forthcoming trip -United Nations [UN] -Nguyen Van Thieu -Japan -White House press statement -Indonesia -Japan -Vietnam -Health -Forthcoming announcement -William P. Rogers -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Press coverage -John F. Kennedy Center reception -Dwigh D. Eisenhower Theatre -Publicity -Mrs. J. Willard Marriott
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Conv. No. 291-19 (cont.)
-Forthcoming public announcements -Legislation -Wage and Price Board -Supreme Court nominations -American Bar Association [ABA] -Possible nominees -Ziegler's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Press coverage of event -The President’s view -Ziegler’s view Ziegler left at 5:45 pm.
Conversation No. 291-20 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:45 pm and 5:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-120] Request for a call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
Conversation No. 291-21 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:45 pm and 5:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 11-121]
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Conversation No. 291-22 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 5:54 pm - 5:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 11-122]