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Date: 
Jan 13, 1972 - Jan 18, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 314-1 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:34 pm - 3:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Scheduling meetings -Carl B. Albert -Neil H. McElroy meeting -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Robert E. Merriam -Duration -Delays in other meetings -Robert O. Anderson -Length of meetings -Henry A. Kissinger, John D. Ehrlichman -McElroy meeting -Merriam, Agnew Length -Lack of briefing -Purpose -Stephen B. Bull, David N. Parker, Haldeman -Handling of scheduling -Estimates of length of meetings -Overruns -Planning -McElroy meeting -State of the Union speech -Parker -Length of meeting -Bull -Agnew -Signaling end of meeting -Kissinger -Length of meetings David J. Mahoney, Jr. -Attitude -Leonard Garment
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Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:34 pm. The President’s schedule -First Family departure -Camp David Bull left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm. Camp David -Departure State of the Union message -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s draft -Elliot L. Richardson -Delays -Call from Haldeman -Theme The President’s schedule -Kissinger -Camp David -Helicopter -Haldeman's call to Brig. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:34 pm and 2:45 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1A] [See Conversation No. 18-77] [End of telephone conversation] Camp David
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Scheduling -Problems -Haldeman's staff -Ehrlichman -Cancellations -John B. Connally State of the Union message The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:34 pm and 2:45 pm. [Conversation No. 314-1H] Request for a return call [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman's meetings -John N. Mitchell -Time -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Time -Forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] Kissinger -Concern over columns by James B. (“Scotty”) Reston in New York Times -Possible press conference -Advisability -Possible interview with Max Frankel -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s advice -Forthcoming world report -Breakfast with Melvin R. Laird -Problem [Haldeman talked with Hughes at 2:45 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1B] [See Conversation No. 18-78]
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Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with the White House operator at 2:45 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1C] [See Conversation No. 18-79] [End of telephone conversation] Bull -Informing Ronald L. Ziegler [The President talked with Ziegler between 2:45 pm and 2:47 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1D] [See Conversation No. 18-80] [End of telephone conversation] Notification -Bull -Ziegler The President’s schedule -Home Builders convention in Houston, Texas -Astrodome exhibition center -The President's attendance -Size of crowd -The President's schedule -Timing -Emilio Colombo -Return to Washington -Forthcoming Vietnam announcement -Florida -Home Builder's convention -Announcement -Agnew -Florida
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Size of crowd -Program -Foreign policy -Florida [Haldeman talked with Hughes at an unknown time between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1E] [See Conversation No. 18-81] Camp David -Snow -Thurmont, Frederick, Hagerstown, Maryland -Thurmont, Maryland -Weather -Plane -Helicopter -Car -Time of departure [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1F] [See Conversation No. 18-82] [Haldeman talked with Hughes at an unknown time.] [End of telephone conversation] [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-1G] [See Conversation No. 18-83] [The call was placed on hold]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Schedule -Kissinger [Haldeman talked with Bull at an unknown time between 2:47 pm and 3:09 pm.] [End of telephone conversation] Camp David -Transportation -Car -Duration of trip Kissinger -Meeting with the President -Resignation threat -Press conference -Change of mind -Mental state -The President’s view
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-[William F.?] Buckley’s view -Security risks -National Security Council [NSC] -Haig’s activities -Paperwork -Foreign visits Kurt Waldheim
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Meeting with the President, January 24, 1972 -Location -Meetings with Congress -Social events -Meeting with the President -William P. Rogers -Meeting with the President Florida trip -Return -Timing Cabinet dinner, January 20, 1972 -Scheduling -Itinerary Florida trip -Scheduling -Don and Betty Hughes -Son -Military service -Rose Mary Woods -Talk with Haldeman -Talk with Hughes -Woods's attendance The President’s schedule -Houston convention -Declination of invitation -Waldheim -Agnew -Substitute The President's Commission on School Finance -Ehrlichman -Richardson -Agnew, McElroy -Agnew -Unknown person from Chicago -Lewis A. Engman
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Agnew's recent behavior Labor affairs -Agnew meeting -Propriety -Chairmanship Cabinet -Committee on Economic Policy -The President’s role Appointments -[Council on International Economic Policy] -Peter M. Flanigan -William D. Eberle -Staff -Background -Common Cause Common Cause -Problems -Finances -John W. Gardner Eberle Richard V. (“Dick”) Allen -Conservatives -Peter G. Peterson -Commerce Department -1972 campaign -Foreign policy Ziegler entered at 3:09 pm. Andrew Wyeth Ziegler's talk with Leonard Garment -Wyeth Portrait of the President
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Timing -Departure from office -Wyeth -The President’s choice -Sitting while in office -Wyeth -The President’s choice -Timing -Garment -Call to Wyeth -Press The President's meeting with fifth grade class -Press reports -Children's facial expressions -Responsiveness to the President’s questions -Children's aspirations Photograph sessions -McElroy, Agnew, Arthur F. Burns -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Photos Laird -Press conference US troop withdrawals from Vietnam -Level -Timing -Laird -Confidence in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -US combat role -US airpower Kissinger -Possible press conference -Timing -Reston -Necessity -Reston’s views -Importance to press
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Forthcoming trip to the PRC -Reston’s trip to PRC -New York Times -Possible press conference -Defensiveness -Call to Ziegler -Ziegler’s talk with Haldeman -Credibility with the press -Background briefings -Jack N. Anderson Public relations -India-Pakistan war -Importance as issue -Bangladesh -Importance as issue -Sheik Mujibur Rahman -US support -Airport reception The President’s schedule -Camp David -State of the Union speech -The President’s efforts Ziegler and Press arrangements for forthcoming trip to the PRC -Number of invitees -Negotiations -Communications with the President Forthcoming trip to the PRC -President’s security -Laird -Agnew -Position -India -Ireland -Latin America -Recent press conference Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's trip to Africa
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Television appearance -Demeanor -Women in office -Support of women -Leonore L. Romney -Presidency -Barbara Walters -Answers -Style -Treatment by press -Questions -Handling -Walters's question about women in office -Responses Edmund S. Muskie -Anderson papers leak -Secretaries of State or Defense -Truth of charges -Joseph R. McCarthy -Administration responses -Rogers -Television -Accusation of lies -Proof -Anderson -Comparison to Pentagon Papers -Daniel Ellsberg -Neil Sheehan and wife -Activity in Cambridge, Massachusetts -Release of information -Timing -1972 election Frankel -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] transcript -Ziegler’s intended use -Statements -Interview by James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Sheehan -New York Times
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Press -Battles with the administration -State of the Union speech -Vietnam announcement -Trip to the PRC by the President -Vietnam troop withdrawals -Level Ziegler left at 3:28 pm. Kissinger -Problem -Sources -View of Haig, Ziegler, Gerald R. Warren -Handling -John N. Mitchell -Forthcoming PRC trip -William P. Rogers -Middle East Haig -Qualities -Mitchell -Kissinger’s comments about Soviet Union Kissinger -Admonition by Ziegler -Rogers -Briefing -Briefing of the Associated Press [AP] and United Press International [UPI] -Rogers -The President’s instructions -John A. Scali -Conversation with Rogers -Handling -PRC trip, Soviet Union trip -Impact on Kissinger's position -Position vis-a-vis Rogers -Forthcoming 1972 presidential campaign -Possible resignation
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Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
[Unintelligible] The President’s schedule -Ceremony -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Change of command -Fort Lauderdale Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 3:34 pm. The President's schedule -Papers for signing -Budget message -George P. Shultz The President's talk with Ehrlichman -State of the Union message -Value-added tax [VAT] -Haldeman’s and Ehrlichman’s forthcoming talk with Robert H. Finch
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Shultz The President’s schedule -State of the Union -Birthday calls -Delays -Walter Trohan
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-William S. White -Jerome H. Holland -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. -[Dilantin] -Study -National security indicator report -Economic report -Delays in calls Forthcoming dinner for Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Wallace -Fred Waring -Jack Benny -Ray Coniff Singers -50-year medley -Woods -Position in charge of entertainment Butterfield left at 3:40 pm. Entertainment -Tickets Haldeman left at 3:41 pm
Conversation No. 314-2 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 3:41 pm - unknown time before 3:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. The President’s schedule -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Robert E. Merriam -Value-added tax [VAT] -Agnew -Briefing on meeting
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
-Length of statement State of the Union message -Raymond K. Price, Jr’s draft -Length -Timing -Elliot L. Richardson's memorandum -Quality -The President’s conversation with Price -New draft -Outline -Price -Deadline -Length -Copy to the President -The President’s schedule -Opening statement -The President's early experiences in Congress -[Harry S. Truman] -Confidence in government -Divisions in Congress -Truman -The President’s view
Conversation No. 314-3 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:41 pm and 3:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Raymond K. Price, Jr. Butterfield left at an unknown time before 3:50 pm.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-1 (cont.)
Conversation No. 314-4 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:41 pm and 3:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [John D. Ehrlichman?]. Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s draft -Supplementary notes
Conversation No. 314-5 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:41 pm and 3:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator Return call by unknown person
Conversation No. 314-6 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 3:50 pm - 3:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 18-85; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
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Conversation No. 314-7 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:52 pm and 3:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Haig -Location -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and John N. Mitchell -Meeting with the President -Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 314-8 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:52 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.
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Conversation No. 314-9 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 3:55 pm - 4:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Melvin R. Laird's press conference -Performance -The President’s role -Announcement -US troop withdrawals from Vietnam -Questions -US troop withdrawals -Laird's handling Camp David -Work on State of the Union message -Draft Henry A. Kissinger -Forthcoming foreign policy report, February 9, 1972 -Credibility with the press -Ronald L. Ziegler -Statement to the press -The Soviet Union -Haig’s view Russian student [Merab Kurashvili] -Defection in New York -Return to Soviet Union -Tunnel -State Department and Immigration and Naturalization Service [INS] -Soviet view -Yuli M. Vorontsov's call to Haig -Aeroflot -Haig’s call to State Department -Interrogation -State Department
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-9 (cont.)
Kissinger -State of mind
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-9 (cont.)
-West Germany PRC Kissinger -The President’s instruction to Haig -Message -Support -Further attacks -Haig’s handling -Overreaction to attacks -Personal life Brennan entered at 4:08 pm. First Family's schedule Brennan left at 4:09 pm. Kissinger -Tenure in office -Possible book -Press coverage Haig left at 4:15 pm.
Conversation No. 314-10 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 4:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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Conv. No. 314-10 (cont.)
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:12 pm.
Conversation No. 314-11 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 4:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. John B. Connally -George H. Gallup -Peter M. Flanigan -Cooperation -Paul A. Volcker, Charls E. Walker -Peter G. Peterson -Announcement of nomination as Commerce Secretary -Timing Flanigan's work -Unknown trip
Conversation No. 314-12
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Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 4:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 18-6]
Conversation No. 314-13 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with William L. Safire. Draft for Vietnam speech of January 25, 1972 -Foreign policy -[National Security Council [NSC]] -Henry A. Kissinger -Personality -Drafts -Construction -Theme -State of the World -Negotiations -Kissinger -May 31, 1971 -Troop withdrawal deadline -Prisoners of war [POWs], ceasefire -August 1971 -Nine month deadline -October 1971 -June 1971 -Kissinger’s draft -Phrasing -Last paragraph
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-13 (cont.)
-Possible audience -Negotiations -Peace offer -Opening paragraph -Troop withdrawal deadline -POWs -The President’s draft -The President’s pledge -Negotiations -Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Ellsworth F. Bunker -David K.E. Bruce -William J. Porter -Henry Cabot Lodge -Bruce -Bunker -Rogers -Kissinger -Page seven -Public concern over the peace issue -The President’s memorandum -Peace plan -Deadline -Troop withdrawal -Ceasefire -October 1971 proposals -Deadline -Ceasefire, POWs -Proposals -Kissinger -Deadline -Troop withdrawal, return of POWs -Ceasefire -The President’s proposal -Nguyen Van Thieu -Possible resignation -Reference to North Vietnamese -State Department -Page eight -Congress
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-13 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Page eleven -Nine month proposal [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:15 pm and 5:00 pm.] [Conversation No. 314-13A] Schedule [End of telephone conversation] Speech draft -Negotiations -Secrecy -Deadlock -Thieu's offer to resign -Free elections -Communists -Exchange of POWs -New South Vietnamese elections -Agreement on principles -Kissinger’s draft -Troop withdrawal, return of POWs -Paris negotiations -Safire’s possible talk with Kissinger -US relations with South Vietnam -Public opinion Vietnam -Possible military action -The President’s 1966 proposal -Mining Haiphong Harbor -Bombing railroads, dykes -Blockade -World Wars I and II -Civil War -Robert E. Lee Speech draft
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-13 (cont.)
-Cuts -Public trust -Support -Ending of wars -Tone -Negotiation record -Troop withdrawal Kissinger -Safire’s meeting with the President -Call from the President -References to in speech -Le Duc Tho -Work with Safire on draft -The President’s schedule -State of the Union speech -Record of negotiations -Publication of proposals -Speech draft -Thieu -Submission to Rogers -Possible briefing of Thieu Final draft -Submission to the President -Date -Dinner -Study by the President -Florida -Meeting with Safire and Kissinger -Trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] Forthcoming Vietnam speech -Resolutions by Senators in Congress -John Sherman Cooper, Frank F. Church,, Michael J. Mansfield amendments -Impact on negotiating position -Possible public reaction -Secret negotiations -Thieu -POWs -Secret negotiations
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-13 (cont.)
-Kissinger’s draft -Vietnamization -Effectiveness -Withdrawals -Peace in Vietnam, Southeast Asia Final draft -Rogers -Kissinger -Thieu -Rogers -References to Kissinger -Consultation -Timing -Kissinger and Safire -Thieu, Bunker -Winston Lord -Draft preparation Cabinets -Conflict -Kissinger, Rogers -Cordell Hull, Harry Hopkins -Abraham Lincoln -Winston S. Churchill -Lord Melbourne, Benjamin Disraeli -Rogers and Kissinger -Opinions -State Department -Rogers -Qualities -Tactical skills -Public relations -Deficiencies -Kissinger -Self-confidence, knowledge -Compared with Rogers Kissinger -Visit by Safire -Draft
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-13 (cont.)
-Congress -Thieu -Rogers Rogers-Kissinger conflict -The President’s relationships with others -Melbourne and Disraeli -Lack of conflict Safire left at 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 314-14 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 5:23 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-2]
Conversation No. 314-15 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:23 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person on Henry A. Kissinger's staff. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's office -Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 314-16
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Conv. No. 314-15 (cont.)
Date: January 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:23 pm and 5:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. William L. Safire's draft of speech -Kissinger’s schedule -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Changes -August 1971 proposal -Deadlines -Nine months -Ceasefire -Kissinger’s forthcoming talk with Safire -Safire -Pace of work -Introduction and conclusion
Conversation No. 314-17 Date: January 18, 1972 Time: 5:26 pm - 6:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. State of the Union speech -Final drafts -Phrasing -John B. Connally -John D. Ehrlichman -Taxes -Vietnam -Troop withdrawals -Announcements -Vietnamization
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
-End of war -Generation of peace -Competition -Value of statement -World markets -American goods and services -Labor costs -Jobs -Deletion -Congress -Welfare reform -Six goals -Final paragraph -Pressures on Congress -Political year -Achievements -Neighborhood schools -Length of speech -Reorganization and rewording -Deletions -Generation of peace State of the Union speech -Views -Price -Leonard Garment -John D. Ehrlichman -Democratic criticism -Edward M. Kennedy, Fred R. Harris -Clark MacGregor’s views -Carl B. Albert -Earlier drafts -Albert -Ehrlichman -Technology -Initiatives -Education, welfare reform, revenue sharing, health, environment State of the Union speeches -Anachronisms -Early messages
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
-State of the world messages -Kissinger's drafts -Lengths State of the Union speech -Number of words Washington, DC -Crime -Decline -Tourists, business Crime -Blacks -Violent crimes -Murder -Rape, assault -Murder -Increase -Decline
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State of the Union speech -Instruction to Price -Rose Mary Woods -Delivery -Timing -Congressional reaction -Election year
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Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
-Basis for judgments -Interruptions by applause -The President's 1968 speech at Notre Dame -1967 example -Reception -Preparation -Press reaction -Honesty -References to war -Domestic programs -Neighborhood schools -Public relations -Congress -Criticism -Press -Focus on foreign policy -Recent interview with Dan Rather -Length of speech -Comprehensiveness -Daniel P. Moynihan -Government reorganization, revenue sharing, welfare reform, health, environment Radio talks -Number and timing -Theme -Supplemental notes -Format of speeches -Format -Press coverage -Number -Foreign policy -State of the Union speech -Organization -Ease for press State of the Union speech -Phrasing US involvements abroad -US interests
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
-Safety of US citizens -Lebanon, Dacca -Civil war -Biafra, South Asia -Israel -Lack of treaty -Reasons for support -Middle East -Oil -Mediterranean Sea -North Atlantic Treaty Organizations [NATO]
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ISRAEL
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-Soviet Union and People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Treaties US treaty commitments -Latin America -Africa -Middle East -Israel -India-Pakistan -Baghdad pact -Latin America -Nature of commitments -Intra-state conflicts
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Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
-European instructions First draft of State of the Union speech -Vietnam -Original commitment -Value of intervention -Henry A. Kissinger -Thailand -US casualties State of the Union speech -Length -Compared to previous speeches -Compared to other Presidents -Compared to previous speeches -Applause -Press releases -Compared to other presidents -Lyndon B. Johnson -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Length of speeches
1968 election -A speech by Robert F. [?] Kennedy -News summary -The President’s comments about Johnson -Amount of work -Vietnam
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Conv. No. 314-17 (cont.)
Price left at 6:16 pm.