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Nov 11, 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. 298-1 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:29 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:29 am.
Conversation No. 298-2 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:29 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 298-3 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:29 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Secretary of Agriculture -The President's forthcoming statement -Possible length -Clifford M. Hardin -Earl L. Butz -Government reorganization -John A. Volpe -US Forest Service Government reorganization -Coast Guard -Volpe -Placement -Treasury Department -Defense Department Butz The President's schedule -Congress -Possible interview -Reader’s Digest -Time -Newsweek -Playboy
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 298-4 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:29 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's forthcoming press conference -Meeting with Haldeman -Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 298-5 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 11:29 am - 1:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. William L. Safire Patrick J. Buchanan Safire -Compared to Buchanan Recent ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery -Unknown soldier -Anniversary -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Korean War Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:31 am. -Honor guard -Unknown member Education
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Writing -Books -Discipline -Staff -Speechwriting -Intelligence -Teachers -Curriculum Vietnam -Cornell University study -Author -The Economist -Bombing -Figures cited -1966, 1967 -1968 -Peter M. Flanigan -The Administration’s efforts -Casualties -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] story -News summary -World War I -British casualties -March 21, 1918 -World War II -British, German, French -Kissinger's conversation with Henry A. Grunwald of Newsweek -People's Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Aid to North Vietnam -North Vietnam -Possible post-war period -Kissinger's conversation with Newsweek staff, November 9, 1971 -Grunwald -Press -Vietnam as issue -The Administration -Staff -Clark MacGregor's statements -Melvin R. Laird
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Election -Use of US volunteers -Compared to draftees The President's schedule -Forthcoming press conference -[Earl L. Butz] Secretary of Agriculture -Clifford M. Hardin
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Cabinet -John N. Mitchell -Elliot L. Richardson -John B. Connally Latin America -Trip -Robert H. Finch -Conversation with Kissinger -Charles A. Meyer The President's schedule -Georges J.R. Pompidou -French possessions -Canary Islands -Europe -Willy Brandt
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Key Biscayne -Compared to Chicago -Accommodations -Europe -Economics -Pompidou -Virgin Islands -French possessions -Martinique -Europe -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] meeting -Kissinger's previous conversation with Arthur K. Watson Economics Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -State Department -Pompidou -Possible message from the President -French Guiana -Martinique -Guadeloupe -San Martin -Possible state visit -Unknown Ambassador Chief of mission’s meeting -William P. Rogers's view -Pompidou -Brandt -Forthcoming announcement -Edward R.G. Heath -Bermuda -Pompidou -Separate meetings -Brandt -Chicago -State Street -The President’s trip to Berlin International monetary situation -Japan -Connally
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
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JAPAN
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-Brandt The President’s schedule -Trips -Summarized -Key Biscayne -Heath -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with The Earl of Cromer -Pompidou -Possible message -Foreign visits -Possible demonstrations -Netherlands -Japan -France -Europe -Timing -USSR and PRC trips International monetary situation -Connally -Arthur F. Burns's view -Price of gold -Speculation -Peter G. Peterson
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-George P. Shultz -Connally -Shultz -Price of gold -Convertability -US responsibility -Connally's views -International system -Structural reform -Past grievances -Balance of trade -West Germans -Defense Minister [Helmut Schmidt] -Possible US action -Possible consequences
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JAPAN
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-Western Europe -Texans -Connally and Lyndon B. Johnson -The President's methodology -Burns -Methodology -The President's schedule -Europeans
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Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
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-Kissinger's role -Shultz's role -Phase II -Peterson -Staff -Position papers -Textiles -Eisaku Sato -Connally, Shultz and Burns -Strategic outlook -Kissinger's conversation with Shultz, November 10, 1971 -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Connally -The President’s schedule -Connally -Trade -As percentage of Gross National Product [GNP] -Basis for decision -Peterson and Shultz -Connally -Views -Trade -US corporate activities -Paul A. Volcker -Staff -International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting -Paper -Volcker -Peterson
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Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-The President’s schedule -White House staff -Shultz and Roy L. Ash -National Security Council [NSC] -Politics -Shultz -Peterson
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-Staff papers -Possible role with administration -Commerce Department -John N. Mitchell -Flanigan -Connally -Peterson -Flanigan -[Richard V. Allen] -Flanigan -Shultz, Kissinger -Peterson -Conversation with Haldeman, November 11, 1971 -Connally -Shultz -Views regarding Connally’s position on convertability -Convertability -France -Connally -Connally
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Shultz -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Price of gold -Rogers's conversation with the President -Meeting with businessmen -US program -Connally -Views -Forthcoming speech -New York Economic Club -Connally’s schedule -Phase II -Charls E. Walker Kissinger's schedule -Japanese ambassador -Gerard C. Smith Kissinger talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 12:50 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5A] Smith Japanese ambassador [Nobuhiko Ushiba] [End of telephone conversation] Peterson -Role with administration -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Mitchell -Commerce Department -Shultz's schedule -Nassau, Jamaica -Possible role with administration -Connally -Shultz, Kissinger -Bureaucracy -Activities -Congress -Wilbur D. Mills
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Papers -Distribution -Possible role with administration -Commerce Department -Mitchell -Harvard School of Business -David Rockefeller -Meeting with Katharine L. Graham Washington Post -New president [John S. Prescott, Jr.] -Philadelphia Inquirer Graham -Conversation with Kissinger -The President's demeanor -Forthcoming election -New York Peterson -Possible role with administration -Secretary of Commerce -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Mitchell Maurice H. Stans -Tenure in office -Mitchell's view -USSR trip -Mitchell -Views -Forthcoming position -The President's candidacy -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Mitchell -Richard G. Kleindienst Mitchell -Tenure in office The President's schedule -Pompidou
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Paris -Europe -Rogers's schedule -Jamaica -Rogers -Latin America -Meetings -Panama -Highway -Darrien Gap -Colombia -Mexico -Jamaica Kissinger talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 12:50 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5B] Request to speak with an unknown person [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with European leaders -Purpose -The President’s forthcoming trips -Unknown person's schedule -Pompidou -Europe -Rogers Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 12:50 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5C] [See Conversation No. 14-35] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Unknown Ambassador -Message Congress -Schedule -Rogers Kissinger talked with Helmut Sonnenfeldt at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 12:50 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5d] [See Conversation No. 14-36] The President and Haldeman continued their conversation during the telephone call. [End of telephone conversation] The President’s schedule -Sonnenfeldt's efforts -The President's conversation with Rogers, November 10, 1971 -Forthcoming trip to PRC -Preparation -PRC -Mao Tse-tung -Brandt -Pompidou -Europe -Possible problems -Pompidou -Announcements -Timing -Secretary of Agriculture -Secretary of Agriculture -Hardin -Wife, Martha L. (Wood) Hardin -Mary E. (Powell) Butz -Press coverage -Television -[Vietnam] -NSC meeting -The President's involvement
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Agenda -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Smith -Rescheduling -Press conference -Ronald L. Ziegler's schedule -Handling -Ziegler Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:31 am and 12:50 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5E] [See Conversation No. 14-37] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Vietnam announcement -Timing -NSC meeting -Location -Technical considerations -Press Room -Oval Office -Pool camera -Press Room -Timing -Press follow-up -Location -Congressional reaction -NSC meeting -Duration -Ziegler's possible conversation with Frank Cormier -Timing Haldeman left at 12:50 pm. Vietnam -Troop withdrawals
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Conversation with Laird -Forthcoming announcement -Timing -Rogers’s view -Rogers -Relationship with Kissinger -Berlin -Negotiations -Conversation with Laird -Timing -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Congress's possible reaction -Residual forces -Possible January 1972 announcement -Residual forces -Draftees -Volunteers -Ground combat -The President's trip to PRC -Congress -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Disclosure -Residual force -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Peace proposals -Terms -Forthcoming announcements -Timing -Level -Forthcoming announcement -Laird's views -Paper -Timing -Possible motives -Rogers's views -Timing of announcements -1972 campaign -State of the Union Address -John Foster Dulles's meetings with Dwight D. Eisenhower -Kissinger's conversation with Haig
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Laird -Richardson Dilworth -Joseph R. (“Dick”) Dilworth -Nelson A. Rockefeller Haldeman talked with the President between 1:01 pm and 1:02 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5F] [See Conversation No. 14-38] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Joseph Dilworth and wife, Elizabeth (Cushing) Dilworth Kissinger's schedule -[Nobuhiko Ushiba] Kissinger talked with an unknown person in his office at an unknown time between 1:02 pm and 1:16 pm. [Conversation No. 298-5G] Request for a call to the Japanese ambassador -Kissinger's schedule [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Joseph and Mrs. Dilworth -Conversation with Kissinger -The President's actions -As issue -Grunwald -Conversation with Kissinger, November 10, 1971 -Morality -The President's forthcoming announcement -The President's demeanor United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan, Republic of China
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Effect -Grunwald's views -Senate Foreign aid program -Rogers's conversation with the President, November 10, 1971 -Senate vote India-Pakistan relations -Aid -State Department -John F. Kennedy
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-The President's schedule -Connally's schedule -Foreign Secretary Sultan Khan -Message Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Kissinger’s conversation with Haig, November 10, 1971 -Future announcements -Negotiations -Rogers's knowledge
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-Laird -Haig -Bombing -Blockade -POWs -Nguyen Van Thieu -1972 campaign -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Record November 9, 1971 dinner -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Speech -The President's speech -Rogers -Attendees -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -Rockefeller -Conversation with Kissinger, November 10, 1971 The President's foreign policy -Laird -The President's opponents -Unknown reporter -Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Forthcoming announcement Rogers's schedule -Europe -Rogers -New York Times -John N. Irwin, II's [?] trip -Arthur K. Watson's conversation with Kissinger The President's schedule -Forthcoming NSC meeting -Agenda -European security -India-Pakistan relations
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
Kissinger's schedule -Possible backgrounder Rogers -Schedule -Council on Foreign Relations -Role 1972 election Appointments -Robert C. Seamans, Jr. -Possible role with administration -David Packard -Seamans -Laird -Dr. Curtis W. Tarr -Seamans -Packard Kissinger left at 1:16 pm.
Conversation No. 298-6 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Talking paper -Secretary of Agriculture -John D. Ehrlichman -Clifford M. Hardin -Dinner The President's schedule
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-5 (cont.)
-John N. Mitchell -Vietnam troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -Possible reaction -Congress -Ronald L. Ziegler's view -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Timing -Announcement -Announcement -Agenda -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Vietnam troop withdrawal announcement -Duration Daniel L. Schorr -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -Reason -Ziegler's handling at press briefing -Possible role with administration -FBI investigation -Scope -The President's forthcoming press conference -Possible role with administration -Russell E. Train Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Conversation with the President, November 10, 1971
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Conv. No. 298-6 (cont.)
-Speeches -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Schedule -David N. Parker -Memorandum to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Public exposure -Talk at Washington, DC dinner -1960 election -Effect -Talk at dinner -Dissemination -Ziegler and Richard A. Moore The President's schedule -Human interest events -Ziegler -John A. Scali -Ziegler -Moore and Scali -Julie Nixon Eisenhower's schedule -Meeting with youth group -Ziegler Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Talk at dinner -Schedule -White House staff -[Memo to Mrs. Nixon] -West Wing -Parker -Coordination of East Wing and West Wing staffs Mrs. Nixon's schedule -White House Tea -National Retired Teachers Association
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Conv. No. 298-6 (cont.)
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-Constance M. Stuart -Dissemination of information -White House events
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-The President's presence -Wife of Secretary of Transportation [Jennie (Benedetto) Volpe] The President's schedule -Hand-shaking -Stephen B. Bull -Out-of-town people -Compared to local residents Mrs. Nixon's schedule
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-6 (cont.)
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-Haldeman's forthcoming conversations -Parker -East Wing -Stuart -Alexander P. Butterfield -White House Teas First Family -Speeches -Price -[Andrews]
Conversation No. 298-7 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Return call
Conversation No. 298-8
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Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 298-9 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Pen Glasses Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 298-10
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Tape Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 298-11 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. The President's forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Recommendations of the Secretary of Defense [Melvin R. Laird] Vietnam -Communist military dispositions -Cambodia, Laos, South Vietnam
Conversation No. 298-12 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 298-13 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Remarks for the President -Text Bull left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 298-14 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:16 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. [Unintelligible]
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 298-15 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 3:07 pm - 3:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building John D. Ehrlichman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 14-39]
Conversation No. 298-16 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:08 pm and 3:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Earl L. Butz -Background -Farm ownership and operation -Duration Request for a return call
Conversation No. 298-17 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:08 pm and 3:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-40]
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Conversation No. 298-18 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:08 pm and 3:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Earl L. Butz [?] -Background -Instruction
Conversation No. 298-19 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 3:27 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 14-41; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 298-20 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-42]
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 298-21 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:30 and 3:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-43]
Conversation No. 298-22 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 3:32 pm - 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 14-44]
Conversation No. 298-23 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at 3:33 pm.
Conversation No. 298-24 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 3:33 pm - 3:34 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 14-45]
Conversation No. 298-25 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown after 3:34 pm until 3:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The President's schedule -Meeting Time of day Sanchez left at 3:35 pm.
Conversation No. 298-26 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:19 pm and 4:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:22 pm.
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Conv. No. 298-26 (cont.)
Conversation No. 298-27 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:19 pm and 4:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-46]
Conversation No. 298-28 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 4:22 pm - 4:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 14-47; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation] Conversation No. 298-29 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:24 pm and 4:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman's conversation with John [N. Mitchell?] Earl L. Butz -Background -Indiana -Politics -Agriculture -Farming -Teaching
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Government reorganization -John D. Ehrlichman -Ash Council -John B. Connally -The President's previous statement -Reorganization Act -Prospects John C. Stennis Amendment
Conversation No. 298-30 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:24 pm and 4:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-48]
Conversation No. 298-31 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:24 pm and 4:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Requested unknown man [Henry A. Kissinger?] be asked to join him
Conversation No. 298-32 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 4:29 pm - 5:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with Hugh Scott. [Conversation No. 298-32A] [See Conversation No. 14-49] Henry A. Kissinger entered and talked with Scott at an unknown time after 4:29 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Hugh Scott -John C. Stennis Amendment The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:32 pm and 4:36 pm. [Conversation No. 298-32B] [See Conversation No. 14-50] [End of telephone conversation] Foreign aid program -Senate vote Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Melvin R. Laird's call to Kissinger -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Leak -Kissinger's attendance at Newsweek editors dinner -Leak -Kissinger's conversation with John A. Scali -William P. Rogers -Laird -Newsweek -Laird -Haldeman -Call to Kissinger -Scali's conversation with Newsweek
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Lloyd Nolan -Conversation with Daniel Z. Henkin -Rogers's view Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:32 pm. The President's schedule -Byron Schumacher Bull left at an unknown time before 4:36 pm. Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Rogers's views -People's Republic of China [PRC] trip announcement The President talked with Stennis between 4:36 pm and 4:37 pm. [Conversation No. 298-32C] [See Conversation No. 14-51] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Withdrawal rate -Timing of subsequent announcement -PRC trip announcement -Residual forces -Possible effect on PRC -Timing of subsequent announcement -Question and Answer [Q&A] session -Evaluations -Residual forces -Negotiations -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Ceasefire -Forthcoming announcements -PRC trip announcement -Withdrawal rate
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Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Negotiations with North Vietnam -Possible “peace offensive” -Nguyen Van Thieu -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Rogers -Laird -The President’s schedule -The President's meeting with congressmen -Gerald R. Ford -Timing of subsequent announcements -Negotiations -[William J. Porter] -Possible return from Paris -Rogers and Laird -Views regarding the President's decisions -Laos, Cambodia, the President’s speech, November 3, 1969 -The President’s speech, May 14, 1969 -Rogers’s schedule Cabinet -Abraham Lincoln -Carl Sandburg's book -Edwin Stanton -John N. Mitchell and John B. Connally -Kissinger’s conversation with Haldeman -Connally Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Rogers's conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Rogers and Laird -The President's policy -Prospects -South Vietnamese capability -Thieu -Recent election -Foreign aid -Residual force -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing of subsequent announcements -Negotiations with North Vietnam
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Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Rogers's views -Administration critics -Possible proposal -Withdrawal rate -POWs -Volunteers -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Administration critics -Dean G. Acheson's theory -Negotiations with North Vietnam -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Popularity -Publicity -Press -Kissinger’s trip to PRC -Informing people -Foreign allies -Kissinger's conversation with William McMahon -Thieu -Korean Ambassador [Dong Jo Kim] -Congress -Carl T. Curtis -Press -Clark MacGregor -Leaks -Laird -Rogers and Laird Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:37 pm. Rogers -Call to the President Bull left at an unknown time before 5:20 pm. Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing of subsequent announcement -PRC trip announcement -Rogers -Possible call from Kissinger
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Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Laird -Withdrawal rate -Creighton W. Abrams's possible call to Laird -Laird's views -Rogers's call to the President -Forthcoming call to Rogers -Haig
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-Kissinger -Laird -PRC -Timing of subsequent announcements Kissinger’s schedule The President's forthcoming press conference -Possible press questions -US air power in Vietnam -Vietnamization -Communist infiltration of South Vietnam -US ground forces -Withdrawal -Administration opponents -US China policy -“One China” -India-Pakistan relations -US military aid to Pakistan -Partisan aspect
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Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Amount -Spare parts -Refugees -East Pakistan -Self-determination -Use of force -PRC Israel -US military aid -Phantoms -Leonid I. Brezhnev's proposal -Rogers's treatment of Israel -1972 election -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Phantoms -United Nations [UN] speech -Egypt -Negotiations -The President's role -Possible meeting with Golda Meir -[Unintelligible] -Phantoms -Joseph J. Sisco Intelligence -Reorganization -Kissinger's conversation with W[illiam] Stuart Symington -Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [FIAB] -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Richard M. Helms -View -Role -Kissinger's committee's role -The President’s possible comments Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger's forthcoming call to Rogers -The President's activities -Clifford M. Hardin
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-Pay Board -Haldeman and Stephen B. Bull -Pay Board -Calls to Scott and Stennis -Haig -Laird's recommendations Rogers -The President's forthcoming trips to PRC and USSR Cabinet -Possible meeting -Rogers and Laird The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Chou En-lai's schedule -Rogers -Plenary session Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger's forthcoming call to Rogers -The President's schedule -Laird’s proposals The President's schedule -Pay Board Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Rogers -Forthcoming call from Kissinger -Possible call from the President Berlin -Rogers's phone conversations -Kissinger and Haldeman -[David] Kenneth Rush Rogers
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
David Kraslow of the Los Angeles Times -Conversation with Kissinger -State Department briefing -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Cambodia The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Richard F. Pederson's conversation with unknown person -Adam Clymer of New York Times -Planning -Warsaw talks -The President's orders to Walter J. Stoessel -Kissinger's possible call to Kraslow -State Department -Rogers -Pederson State Department -Rogers -White House -The President's forthcoming trips to PRC and USSR -Preparation -Papers -The President's knowledge of foreign relations -Knowledge of foreign relations Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger's forthcoming call to Rogers -The President's activities -Pay Board -Haig's memorandum -Laird's memorandum -The President’s policy -Prospects -Rogers -Kissinger’s forthcoming calls to Rogers and Laird, November 12, 1971 -Informing people -[McMahon] -Australian Ambassador [Sir James Plimsoll] -Korean Ambassador [Dong Jo Kim]
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-32 (cont.)
-The President's possible call to Rogers Kissinger left at 5:20 pm.
Conversation No. 298-33 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:20 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Telephone calls -Stephen B. Bull and Alexander P. Butterfield -Pay Board -William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -Agriculture Secretary ceremony Haldeman's conversation with John N. Mitchell -Peter G. Peterson -Textile vote An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:20 pm. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm. Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with John B. Connally Secretary of Commerce -Peter M. Flanigan -Anthony J. Jurich -Relationship with Mitchell -David M. Kennedy -Flanigan -Relationship with Henry A. Kissinger and George P. Shultz -Connally -Peterson -Unknown man
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Business Council -Peterson Senate vote
Conversation No. 298-34 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:20 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-52]
Conversation No. 298-35 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 5:25 pm - 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 14-53; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 298-36 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 5:50 pm - unknown before 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule
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-Lyndon B. and Claudia A. (Taylor) (“Lady Bird”) Johnson -Visit to Washington, DC -Blair House -Worship service -Henry A. Kissinger -Briefing -Camp David -Telephone calls
Conversation No. 298-37 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-54]
Conversation No. 298-38 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 14-55]
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Conversation No. 298-39 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's call The President's schedule -[William P. Rogers] -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Rogers's views -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Rogers
Conversation No. 298-40 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?] The President's schedule Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 6:11 pm.
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Conversation No. 298-41 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:50 pm and 6:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-56]
Conversation No. 298-42 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 6:11 pm - 6:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William L. Safire. [See Conversation No. 14-57]
Conversation No. 298-43 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:16 pm and 6:21 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 14-58]
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Conversation No. 298-44 Date: November 11 1971 Time: 6:21 pm - 6:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 14-59]
Conversation No. 298-45 Date: November 11, 1971 Time: 6:30 pm - unknown before 6:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -Kissinger's attempted phone call Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger's conversation with William P. Rogers -Timing of subsequent announcements -Negotiations -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Rogers's possible conversation with Melvin R. Laird -Timing of subsequent announcements -Recording of conversation -Negotiations with North Vietnam -The President's actions -Possible publication -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger’s possible call to Rogers -Scheduling of National Security Council [NSC] meeting -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Ronald L. Ziegler
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-45 (cont.)
-Laird -Possible call to Rogers -Laird -Daniel Z. Henkin's conversations -Timing of announcements Laird -Personnel suggestions -Armistead I. Selden, Jr. -Background North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] Ambassador -Haldeman -John J. McCloy McCloy -Attendance at a dinner -Reaction to the President's speech -Forthcoming call from Kissinger The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:30 pm and 6:55 pm. [Conversation No. 298-45A] [See Conversation No. 14-60] [End of telephone conversation] NATO Ambassador -McCloy -Qualifications -Age -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] McCloy -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -NATO -European relations The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:30 pm and
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 298-45 (cont.)
6:55 pm; Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time. [Conversation No. 298-45B] [See Conversation No. 14-61] [End of telephone conversation] MBFR -Laird's memorandum -Kissinger -John B. Connally The President's foreign policy -NATO -Michael J. Mansfield Amendment -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Edward R.G. Heath, Georges J.R. Pompidou and Willy Brandt -MBFR -Manlio Brosio's handling -Laird's views NSC meeting -Haldeman -NATO ministerial meeting The President's schedule -Connally -Laird -India-Pakistan relations Kissinger talked with McCloy at an unknown time between 6:30 pm and 6:55 pm. [Conversation No. 298-45C] [See Conversation No. 14-62] [End of telephone conversation] McCloy -Finances
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Conv. No. 298-45 (cont.)
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McCloy -Recent conversation with Kissinger -NATO Ambassador -Possible decision -Reaction -“The Establishment” -Council on Foreign Relations -Mansfield Amendment -Rogers -Views -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Europe -MBFR -Stature -Possible NATO Ambassadorship
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Conv. No. 298-45 (cont.)
-Value to Administration -New York Times -Economics -Connally -Compared to Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. and Charles D. (“Tex”) Thornton Thornton -Possible role with the Administration Peter G. Peterson -Possible role with Administration -Ambassadorship to Japan -State Department -Haldeman's conversation with the President -Commerce Department -John N. Mitchell's views Ambassadorships -Japan, Germany -Unknown country, France, Italy, USSR -USSR -Jacob D. Beam The President's forthcoming trip to USSR -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Agenda -State Department -Poland, Romania -US-USSR relations -Austria McCloy -Schedule -SALT meeting -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -NATO Ambassadorship -The President’s view -Finances The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 6:55 pm.