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Date: 
Jan 17, 1972 - Jan 19, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-1 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm.
Conversation No. 315-2 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-2 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:39 pm.
Conversation No. 315-3 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 18-88]
Conversation No. 315-4 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 2:39 pm - 2:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [See Conversation No. 18-89]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-5 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 2:47 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 18-90]
Conversation No. 315-6 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 2:47 pm - 3:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 18-91; four items have been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 315-7 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:10 pm and 3:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 18-92]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-8 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 3:16 pm - 3:34 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William L. Safire. [See Conversation No. 18-93; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 315-9 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 1:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:43 pm.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-10 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 1:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-7]
Conversation No. 315-11 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 1:43 pm - 1:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Gen. Walter R. Tkach. [See Conversation No. 19-8]
Conversation No. 315-12 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:44 pm and 1:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?]. Request
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-13 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:44 pm and 1:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:50 pm.
Conversation No. 315-14 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 1:50 pm - 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Denmark -Death of King Frederik IX -Henry A. Kissinger memorandum -William P. Rogers -John S. D. Eisenhower -John D. Ehrlichman -State Department
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-14 (cont.)
-Danes -US constituency -California -Compared to Swedes -Death of King Frederik IX -Eisenhower -Rogers -Guilford Dudley, Jr. -Fred J. Russell -Valley Knudsen -Health -Possible call from Haldeman -Lauritz Melchior -Victor Borge -Dudley, Russell and Eisenhower Appointments -Peter M. Flanigan -John B. Connally -Peter G. Peterson -Personality -Possible working relationship with Connally -Haldeman’s possible talks with Flanigan and Connally -Flanigan’s possible talk with Connally -Haldeman’s role -Compared to Kissinger -Possible conversation with Haldeman -The President’s views -Haldeman’s possible talk with Connally -Doubts -White House staff -Support of Connally -Ehrlichman -Connally's role with administration State of the Union speech -Advance draft review -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s call to Connally -Ehrlichman's report -Connally's suggestions -Instruction for Haldeman
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-14 (cont.)
-Tone -Ehrlichman's role -Draft -Completion -Timing -Review -Kissinger -Additions -Tone -Conciliation -Non-partisanship -Length Connally -Position in Cabinet -Relations with Democrats -Relations with Cabinet -Relations with White House staff -Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz and Kissinger -Connally's staff -Forthcoming conversation with Haldeman -State of the Union speech -The President’s schedule -Connally’s review White House staff -Unknown man -Quote -Herbert Stein -Ehrlichman, Shultz -Connally -Relations with other staff -Compared to Rogers -Ehrlichman, Shultz -Haldeman’s effort -Work Marjorie P. Acker entered at 2:10 pm. The President's forthcoming speech -Length
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-14 (cont.)
Acker left at 2:11 pm. Haldeman's schedule -Flanigan -Paul A. Volcker [The President talked with an unknown person [Rose Mary Woods?] at an unknown time between 2:11 pm and 2:15 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-14A] The President's speech draft -Copy -The President's style -Delivery to Connally -Haldeman -Price -Ronald L. Ziegler -Time of release -Reproduction [End of telephone conversation] -The President's reading copy -Delivery to Connally -Press copy Haldeman's schedule -Forthcoming conversation with Flanigan -Forthcoming conversation with Connally -Call to the President Haldeman left at 2:15 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-15 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:15 pm and 2:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-9]
Conversation No. 315-16 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 2:29 pm - 2:34 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 19-10]
Conversation No. 315-17 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:34 pm and 3:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed his "Address on the State of the Union Delivered Before a Joint Session of Congress". [A transcript of the speech in its final form appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 34-41]
Conversation No. 315-18
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:34 pm and 3:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-11]
Conversation No. 315-19 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown after 2:34 pm until 3:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Roger Staubach. Staubach -Performance in Super Bowl [Continued as Conversation No. 315-21]
Conversation No. 315-20 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 3:43 pm - 3:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William L. Safire. [See Conversation No. 19-12]
Conversation No. 315-21
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:44 pm and 3:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President resumed dictation of a letter to Roger Staubach. [Continued from Conversation No. 315-19] Staubach -Performance in Super Bowl -Press reports -Washington Star -Significance to youth The President dictated a letter to the editor of the Ladies Home Journal [John Mack Carter] at an unknown time. Instructions to Rose Mary Woods -Editor or publisher of Ladies Home Journal -The President's possible contact -Ronald L. Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein Thelma C. (”Pat”) Nixon -Story in Ladies Home Journal -The President's appreciation -Writer [Lenore Hershey] -Photographers Ladies Home Journal -Hannah (Milhous) Nixon
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 315-22 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:44 pm and 3:58 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's speech draft on dictabelt -Delivery to Rose Mary Woods -Letters Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:58 pm.
Conversation No. 315-23 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 3:58 pm - 3:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 19-13]
Conversation No. 315-24 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
Appointments -Peter M. Flanigan -Previous conversation with Haldeman -John B. Connally -Tenure in office -Meeting with Connally and Haldeman -Haldeman's subsequent conversation with Connally -Flanigan's possible role with administration -Connally's views -Haldeman’s talks with Flanigan -Richard V. Allen -Flanigan's relations with the President -Need for strength -Connally's tenure in office -Treasury Department reorganization -Trade -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -State Department reorganization -Leaks Flanigan’s schedule -Ross Liedtke -H. Ross Perot -William J. Liedtke Flanigan The President talked with the White House operator. [Conversation No. 315-24K] Request for a call from an unknown person [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman's schedule -Rose Mary Woods -The President’s call to Haldeman
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
The President's speech draft on Vietnam peace plan -Henry A. Kissinger’s draft -William L. Safire's work -The President's style The President read his "Address to the Nation Making Public a Plan for Peace in Vietnam" at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:30 pm. [A transcript of the speech in its final form appears in Public Papers of the Presidents Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 100-105] [End of recitation] The President's speech draft on Vietnam peace plan -Television quality -Facts presented -Understanding by Americans -Evidence -Tone -Vietnamization -Nguyen Van Thieu's offer to resign -Deadline Vietnam -Negotiations -The President’s opponents -Peace offers -Hubert H. Humphrey -Overthrow of South Vietnam government -The President’s efforts -Thieu's offer to resign The President's speech draft on Vietnam peace plan -Mentions of Kissinger and William P. Rogers -Press conferences -Kissinger's and Rogers's work in negotiations -Safire -Kissinger
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
-Length -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Deadline on cease-fire -Reaction Forthcoming State of the Union address -Length -Compared with other speeches -Topics covered White House dinner, January 20, 1972 -Attendance -Virginia H. Knauer -Philip V. Sanchez The President's State of the Union Address -Draft -Concluding portions Connally ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 7s ]
[Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with the President between 4:30 and 4:31 pm] [Conversation No. 315-24A] [See Conversation No. 19-14; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 *****************************************************************
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
The President read a portion of his "Address on the State of the Union Delivered Before a Joint Session of Congress" at an unknown time between 4:31 pm and 4:39 pm. [A transcript of the speech in its final form appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 34-41] [End of recitation] State of the Union Address -Compared with Inaugural Address, 1969 -Idealism -Particular phrases -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -The President -Haldeman's concerns -Television coverage -Timing -Price -Conversation with the President [Connally talked with the President between 4:39 pm and 4:42 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24B] [See Conversation No. 19-15] [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker at an unknown time between 4:42 pm and 4:46 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24C] State of the Union Address -Phraseology -Canada [End of telephone conversation]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
[Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:42 pm and 4:46 pm; this conversation occurred simultaneously with Conversation No. 315-24C.] [Conversation No. 315-24D] The President’s schedule [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:42 pm and 4:46 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24E] [See Conversation No. 19-16] [End of telephone conversation] State of the Union address -Draft -Connally [The President talked with Price between 4:46 pm and 4:49 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24F] [See Conversation No. 19-17] [End of telephone conversation] State of the Union Address -The President’s schedule -Price -The President's work -Previous State of the Union address [Unintelligible]
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
John N. Mitchell -Forthcoming departure from Cabinet -Handling National economy -Indicators -Housing -Retail sales The President's People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Accompanying staff and aides -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's views -Mrs. Nixon’s recent Africa trip -Constance M. Stuart -Safire -Patrick J. Buchanan [?] -Press The President's schedule -Page Belcher -Call from Bryce N. Harlow or Clark MacGregor -Calls from the President to Congressmen and Senators -Belcher's secretary -Publicity -Richard A. Moore -Belcher -Call from Harlow -Letter -Meeting on January 26, 1972 -State of the Union address Ladies Home Journal article -Haldeman's perusal [The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 4:49 pm and 5:05 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24G] -Delivery
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
The President's speech draft -Changes [End of telephone conversation]
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Flanigan -Possible role with administration -Connally announcement -Cabinet -Haldeman's conversation with Connally -Age An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:49 pm. Delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:05 pm. Mrs. Nixon -Photograph -Press coverage -News summary -Other photos -Dress -Style -Color Marjorie P. Acker entered at 5:05 pm.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
Delivery Acker left at 5:06 pm. Ladies Home Journal article -Photos of Mrs. Nixon -Cover photograph
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Forthcoming speech on Vietnam -Safire's work -Changes -Safire -Peace negotiations -Comparison to PRC announcement -Secrecy -Public reaction -Safire -Public talks -Kissinger -Trips to Paris -Wire services -Rogers -South Vietnam government The President's schedule -Dinner -Guests
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
-Knauer and Sanchez -Mrs. Nixon -Forthcoming Cabinet meeting -Herbert Stein -Connally -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Pay Board and Price Commission -Budget -Economic issues -Forthcoming staff meeting -Agenda -Current status of issues -Budget -Domestic and foreign policy -Legislative program Nelson A. Rockefeller -The President's recent call -Ronald W. Reagan -Rockefeller's previous State of the State speech [Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:17 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24H] Unknown request [End of telephone conversation] Rockefeller -Support for the President [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:17 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24I] [See Conversation No. 19-18] [End of telephone conversation]
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
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[The President talked with Gen. Walter R. Tkach between 5:17 and 5:18 pm.] [Conversation No. 315-24J] [See Conversation No. 19-19; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation]
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The President's schedule -Staff -Cabinet -Gen. William C. Westmoreland and Melvin R. Laird, January 20, 1972 -Kissinger -Westmoreland’s schedule -Terence Cardinal Cooke -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Dinner -Arrangements -Helicopter -Mrs. Nixon -Guests -Family -Receiving line -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Tables -Clifford M. Hardin -Maurice H. Stans
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 315-24 (cont.)
-Harlow -Daniel P. Moynihan -Arthur F. Burns -Agnew An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 5:18 pm. Ladies Home Journal -Pictures of Mrs. Nixon The President, Haldeman and the unknown man left at 5:25 pm.