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Date: 
Feb 07, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 319-1 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:04 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Foreign policy document -William L. Safire -Number of words -Henry A. Kissinger -Need for more words -Number -Compared with Kissinger’s draft
Conversation No. 319-2 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:04 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. A request [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 319-3 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:04 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Material for the President’s meeting that night -White House Conference on the Industrial World Ahead
Conversation No. 319-4 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:04 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Request [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 319-5 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 3:04 pm - 3:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President’s schedule -Speech -Cabinet meeting -Agenda -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-5 (cont.)
-Congressional leaders meeting -Agenda -Dock strike -Welfare situation -Value-added tax [VAT] -William P. Rogers -House and Senate reports -Maurice H. Stans -Final meeting Butterfield left at 3:09 pm.
Conversation No. 319-6 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - 3:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. Material for forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] President’s forthcoming speech -White House Conference on the Industrial World Ahead -Content -John B. Connally’s views -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Productivity Commission -Controls -Presentation -Price’s view -Talk on productivity -Suggested presentation styles -Compared to forthcoming meeting with volunteers -Preparation -Time involved -Length Volunteers
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-6 (cont.)
-Timing Price left at 3:16 pm.
Conversation No. 319-7 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:16 pm and 3:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-47]
Conversation No. 319-8 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:16 pm and 3:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing -Busing -Schedule -Meeting with Congress Bull left at an unknown time before 3:41 pm.
Conversation No. 319-9 Date: February 7, 1972
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 3:41 pm - 3:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [See also Conversation No. 20-48]
Conversation No. 319-10 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:44 pm and 3:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:50 pm.
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Conversation No. 319-11 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 3:50 pm - 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Welfare -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Russell B. Long Dean of Duke University‘s Law School, Joseph T. Sneed -Item for President -President’s class -Brian Bullock [sp?] -Unknown person -Number of President’s class -Lon L. Fuller’s views -Recommendation for Sneed for the Supreme Court -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Busing -Age -Wife -Background -Stanford University -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Sneed and California state politics -Possible appointment -President’s schedule -Ehrlichman’s experience at Duke University’s Law School Busing -Lawyers’ meeting at Camp David -President’s options -Support of one of the existing proposals -Timing -Thomas J. (“Tom”) Steed’s views -Discharge petition -Howard H. Baker, Jr.-William E. Brock, III constitutional amendment -President’s options -“People’s dilemma”
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-Emanuel Celler -Possible filibuster -William M. Colmer -Steed’s views -1972 campaign -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Democrats chances -President’s options -President’s options -Possible constitutional amendment -Different possibilities -Possible effect in South -Dual school system -President’s possible meeting with Baker, Brock, Norman F. Lent and Steed -Timing -Forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Concerns from the President -Suggested action taken by the President -Justice Department, Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Elliot L. Richardson’s views -Legislative approach -Memorandum -Views of Ehrlichman and Edward L. Morgan -Impact on North -Legislation involved -Lawyers’ meeting -William H. Rehnquist’s replacement -Frank F. Church amendment -Richardson’s representative -President’s options -Reiterating position on busing -Timing -Democratic convention -Timing -Democrats’ candidates’ options -Opinions on busing -South -Northern liberals
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-George S. McGovern -Joseph W. Alsop’s column, February 7, 1972 -Frank F. Mankiewicz, Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. -Stance on busing -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Edmund S. Muskie -Edward M. Kennedy -Hubert H. Humphrey -Florida -Strategic nature of the South -George C. Wallace’s actions -Democratic candidates stance on busing -G. Harrold Carswell -Jackson’s statements, February 6, 1972 -“Meet the Press” -Jackson’s child in pubic school -Muskie, Humphrey -Chances for candidacy -Issues involved -Wallace -Gaining support for candidacy -Florida -President’s options -Timing -Schedule -Baker, Brock -Richardson, Attorney General -Timing of meeting -Return from PRC trip -Discharge petition -Baker, Brock -Possible constitutional amendment -Support from the President -Court decisions -Timing -Richmond -Virginia school merger -John N. Mitchell’s views -President’s forthcoming press conference -Involvement of the Federal Government -Bill Shirley’s question
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-Judge [Robert R. Marhige, Jr.] -Appointment -Consolidation cases -Timing -Lawyers’ meeting -Camp David -Effects -HEW -Department of Justice -President’s schedule -Trip to Florida -Ehrlichman, John B. Connally -President’s options -Blacks -Professionals -Possible perception of the President -Steed’s views -Percentage of Blacks opposed to busing -Roy E. Innis’s views -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.’s views -Ehrlichman’s conversation with Robert J. Brown -President’s options -Legislation compared to constitutional amendment -Dual school system -Ehrlichman’s conversation with Steed -Lent -Long Island -Baker-Brock Amendment -Lent’s sponsorship -Possible meeting -Background -Robert P. Griffin -Amendment -Political decision -Black establishment -Gerald R. Ford -H[arold] R[oyce] Gross -Griffin President’s forthcoming press conference -Preparation
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-Domestic issues -Patrick Buchanan -Welfare -Budget -Busing -Brock, Baker, Lent -Meeting -Timing -Constitutional amendment -Possible end of the dual school system Busing -President’s options -South -North -De jure segregation -Timing -Muskie -Celler’s hearings -Muskie -Baker, Brock -Constitutional amendment -Lawyers’ meeting -Delwin M. Clawson’s son -Merits of meeting J. Williard (“Bill”) Marriott -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Conversation with Jack N. Anderson -Reporter’s [George Clifford]conversation with F. Donald Nixon -John H. Meier from Howard H. Hughes’s organization -President’s conversation with Don Nixon Don Nixon -Business operations -Aristotle S. Onassis -Donald A. Nixon’s son -Dealings with Robert L. Vesco
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11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
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-Conversation with Clifford -Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Timing -Schedule -Ehrlichman -President -Mitchell -Conversation with Clifford -Marriott -Meier’s role -Hughes -Timing -Democrats -Anderson -Hallamore Homes, Inc -Stock deal -Air West deal -[Forename unknown] Hillings -Ehrlichman -Marriott’s conversation with Anderson -President’s instructions to Marriott -Hallamore -Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Timing -1960 election -Possible effect Donald A. Nixon -Ehrlichman’s conversation with Marriott
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-Possible handling -Possible job -Don Nixon -Job with Vesco -Ehrlichman’s possible conversation with Mitchell -Mitchell’s possible conversation with New Jersey state Senator Harry L. Sears -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] reports
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Don Nixon -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Association with Meier -Meier -Conversation with Clifford, [Lloyd G. and Barry Hallamore] -Lunch Anderson’s forthcoming articles Ehrlichman’s schedule -Don and Edward C. Nixon -Rose Mary Woods Don Nixon -Call from Marriott -Anderson’s forthcoming articles -Reaction -Threat -Veracity
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
-Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Contact with the President -Handling -Mitchell’s role -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s role -Henry A. Kissinger dispute with William P. Rogers -Forthcoming People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip
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Watergate -Use of campaign funds for Donald A. Nixon -Haldeman -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Don Nixon -Lyndon B. Johnson and Sam Houston Johnson -Franklin D. Roosevelt and children
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14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
Don Nixon -Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Possible reaction -Robert F. Kennedy’s son [David Kennedy] -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr.’s father
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-Handling -Contacts with White House -Conversations concerning Meier -Rebozo -Richard Danner -Ehrlichman -President’s schedule -Haldeman -Mitchell Ehrlichman left at 4:40 pm.
Conversation No. 319-12 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 4:40 pm - 4:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-11 (cont.)
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Foreign assistance bill -Statement -Status President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -Seating arrangements -Maurice H. Stans -William E. Timmons -Congressional leaders -Congressional leaders -White House staff -Peter G. Peterson -Timmons, Richard K. Cook, Thomas C. Korologos -Henry A. Kissinger -Harry S. Dent -William E. Brock, III, William A. Steiger, Jack F. Kemp -Harley O. Staggers Butterfield left at 4:43 pm.
Conversation No. 319-13 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:43 pm and 4:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-49]
Conversation No. 319-14 Date: February 7, 1972
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-15 (cont.)
Time: 4:44 pm - 4:49 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See also Conversation No. 20-50]
Conversation No. 319-15 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:49 pm and 4:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:52 pm.
Conversation No. 319-16 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:49 pm and 4:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-15 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator [See also Conversation No. 20-51]
Conversation No. 319-17 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:49 pm and 4:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Woods’s schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 319-18 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 4:52 pm - 4:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See also Conversation No. 20-52; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 319-19 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: 4:55 pm - 7:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Typing -Marjorie P. Acker
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Format of document Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s drafts of speech to White House Conference on Industrial World Ahead, February 7, 1972 -Conversation with Woods -William L. Safire F. Donald Nixon -Jack N. Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Democrats -President’s conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -J. William Marriott’s conversation with Anderson -Conversation with reporter [George Clifford] -John H. Meier -Conversations concerning Meier -John D. Ehrlichman -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Conversation with Clifford -Business activities -Donald A. Nixon connection with Robert L. Vesco
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-Lunch
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19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
[Personal Returnable] [Duration: 14s ]
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-Conversation with Clifford -Conversation with Marriott -Anderson’s forthcoming stories -Threat -Veracity -President’s conversation with Ehrlichman -1972 campaign -John N. Mitchell -Ehrlichman’s possible meeting with Haldeman and Woods -Edward C. Nixon -Timing -Possible reaction H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 5:00 pm. Price -Preparation of speech -The President’s schedule -Price’s style -Background -President’s upcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] President’s forthcoming speech -Price’s view -Preparation -Time allotted
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
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Price entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. President’s forthcoming speech -Content -Changes -Described to Price -US competition -Wage and price controls -Inflation -Jobs -Goals -Industrial leaders -Press Price and Woods left at 5:18 pm. Price President’s forthcoming speech -Preparation -Possible effect -John B. Connally An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:18 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:57 pm. President’s forthcoming speech -Preparation -Compared to inaugural address Don Nixon
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-President’s conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell -Plan -Relations with White House -Ehrlichman, Mitchell -Haldeman, Woods Forthcoming conversations -Anderson’s stories -Marketing
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Campaign financing -Funds -Mitchell -Rita E. Hauser -Possible problems
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
Administration personnel -Connally -Skill -Henry A. Kissinger -Tenure in office -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s views
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President’s schedule -Quadriad -Views of Connally and George P. Shultz -Purpose of meeting -Economic stabilization -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Connally, Shultz, Herbert Stein -Arthur F. Burns -Haldeman’s possible conversation with Connally -Timing of upcoming meeting -Forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] Connally -Schedule -Haldeman’s call to unknown woman -Possible role with administration -Vice Presidency -State Department -Kissinger -Foreigners
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-Nelson A. Rockefeller -Possible role with Administration
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Don Nixon -Relations with the President -President’s conversation with Ehrlichman -Anderson -Conversation with J. Williard (“Bill”) Marriott, Jr. -Mitchell’s views -Ronald L. Ziegler’s response to possible questions -Marriott
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Teleprompter -Use by President -Purpose
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-William F. (“Billy”) Graham’s views -Advantages -Future speeches President’s schedule -George Meany -Possible breakfast -Timing -PRC trip -Location -Florida -Shultz’s views President’s schedule -Ehrlichman -Busing issue -Florida -Shultz -Connally Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:18 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:57 pm. President’s conversation with Ziegler -Today show Spokesmen for administration -Ziegler, Kissinger -Hugh Scott’s defense of Haldeman -Haldeman’s interview on the Today show -Michael J. Mansfield -Haldeman’s interview on the Today show -Muskie The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:18 pm and 5:57 pm and requested a call to Ziegler. [Conversation No. 319-19A]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
[See also Conversation No. 20-53] [End of telephone conversation] William P. Rogers -State Department -Press The White House operator talked with the President at 5:57 pm. [Conversation No. 319-19B] [See also Conversation No. 20-54] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman’s interview on the Today show -The President’s Cabinet dinner -Administration’s goals and accomplishments -Idealism -News story -Vietnam [?] -Kissinger -Potential longevity of news story -Kissinger -Rogers Briefing in State Department auditorium -President’s concern Rogers -Cabinet breakfast, February 8, 1972 -Kissinger Kissinger -Style -Relationship with Haig -Cambodia -Haldeman’s opinion
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
Scott -Compared to Carey Estes Kefauver -Relationship with Kissinger Vietnam -Peace proposal plan Haldeman’s interview -Source -Democratic presidential candidates -Press coverage -Life, New York Times, Washington Post -Potential longevity of news story -Vietnam -Peace proposal -Muskie -Proposed weakness Ziegler -Press interest Rogers
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Crime -Possible federal action
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe office -Compassion towards drug addicts -Possible arrests -Popular opinion -Difference from Jaffe’s opinion -Movie, The French Connection -Movie, Dirty Harry -Clint Eastwood
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Dirty Harry -Haldeman’s synopsis of movie -Danny Escobedo case -Discussed during movie -[Dwight] David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Opinion of movie -The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Ziegler entered at 6:11 pm. President’s forthcoming speech David Brinkley Kissinger’s forthcoming talks with Chou En-lai in the PRC
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -President’s preparation -Briefing books -History of PRC -Edgar P. Snow -Ziegler’s statements -Proposed list of questions President’s forthcoming trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr. -Invitations to press -Clark R. Mollenhoff -[Forename unknown] Wilson [?] -Herbert G. Klein United Press International [UPI] story -Ziegler’s press briefing Press for forthcoming trip -Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times -Boston Globe, Newsday -Martin Schram -Unknown woman -Sarah McClendon -Boston Globe -Joseph C. Kraft -Possible questions for the President -Ziegler’s press briefing -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Criticism of the President -President’s role -Ziegler’s list of press -Possible selections -Washington Post Haldeman’s interview on the Today show -Possible press reaction -New York Times, Washington Post
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-Possible “McCarthyism” -[Carol Feraci’s] protest at White House dinner, January 28, 1972 -Liberals Kissinger -Comments concerning foreign policy report -Possible defense of Haldeman’s interview -Possible comment concerning Vietnam negotiations -US stance -Muskie -Rogers -Haldeman Ziegler’s recent press conference -Muskie Vietnam -Press coverage of the President’s points President’s schedule -Press conference, February 10, 1972 -Timing -Location -Length -Question and Answer [Q&A] session Mollenhoff -Forthcoming call from Ziegler -President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Mollenhoff’s attendance at PRC trip -Press pool Kissinger entered at 6:28 pm. Ziegler -President’s upcoming speech Ziegler left at 6:29 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
President’s previous speech in Vietnam -USSR’s commentary -Views of PRC -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Reply -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Questioning US proposal -Forthcoming PRC trip Vietnam -Negotiations -Xuan Thuy -Muskie -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Kissinger’s conversation with Dobrynin -Muskie -1972 election -Possible agreement -George McGovern’s Program -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu 1972 campaign -Muskie -Connally’s comments on Muskie’s proposal -Kissinger’s briefing Memorandum concerning PRC -February 5, 1972 -Kissinger -Klemens von Metternich -Chou En-lai -Style -Knowledge of history -Queen Victoria -Marquis de Lafayette -French Revolution -American Revolutionary War -Yorktown -Lessons for the world to follow -Guerrilla warfare -Indochina
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-USSR
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CHINA, INDIA
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Memorandum concerning Chou En-lai -President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Communiqué -Domestic matters -Race -World politics -US policy -Non-intervention -Compared to support of national liberation movement President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -President’s preparation -Kissinger’s efforts -Briefing book -Background -State Department efforts -PRC briefing papers -Kissinger’s efforts -Length of briefing book -President receiving briefing book -Timing -Rogers -President’s instructions
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-Possible leaks from PRC trip -Prevention -Reception from PRC -Dobrynin -Tone -Photograph opportunities -Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung -Activities -Visits to Great Wall, plenary session, banquets -Press -Thomas W. Braden -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Barbara Walters -Helen A. Thomas -Betty Ryan Vietnam -Military activity -Kissinger’s conversation with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -The President’s proposal -Possible effect -Timing -Forthcoming PRC trip -Braden’s columns -Negotiations -Xuan Thuy -President’s January 25, 1972 speech -US proposals -August 16, 1971 -Unknown people -US proposals -South Vietnam election -Xuan Thuy -President’s opponents -McGovern’s position -US public opinion -Thieu -Possible overthrow -Journalists -Establishment -Public opinion
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-UPI story -Prisoner of war [POW] wives -Current attitudes -President’s instructions -News summary -Publicity -Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes’s memorandum to President -John A. Scali -Stewart W. Hensley -POW wives -Support from the Administration -Vietnam Veterans Against the War [VVAW] -John F. Kerry -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. -Veracity President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Press -UPI reporter -President’s concern -Request for factual reporting Life magazine articles -Vietnam casualties -Vietnamese youths -Thomas Griffith Time “Man of the Year” Vietnam -McGovern’s program -Democrats -Stewart J.O. Alsop’s column -National honor President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Press approved by the PRC -Joseph W. and Stewart Alsop -William S. White -Buckley -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr.
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
-Possible lecture fees -Press -Number -Shanghai -Hang Chow -PRC news story -Probable longevity -Possible press conference -Cronkite, Walters, John W. Chancellor -PRC events -Briefings by administration -Timing President’s trip to USSR in 1959 -Congress’s “Captive Nations” resolution -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Hecklers -Question for President -Press coverage -Result President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Possible press coverage -PRC compared to USSR -Communism -Television networks Chinese -Medical practices -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Account in unknown book -Unknown Korean medicine -Cost -Availability -Stories in Shanghai PRC -Stores -Compared with USSR -Gum -Markets
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
President’s forthcoming trip to USSR -Stores and markets -Compared with the US International monetary situation -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Connally -Arthur F. Burns’s view -US policy -Maintaining the value of the US dollar -Connally -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Connally’s conversations with the Canadians -Possible treaty -Pierre E. Trudeau -Political situation -Possible confrontation with Canada -Peter M. Flanigan -Election -Negotiations with US -Trade -Canadian policy -Connally Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:29 pm. President’s forthcoming speech [?] Bull left at an unknown time before 7:15 pm. President’s schedule -Briefing books President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Kissinger’s briefing books -Memoranda Kissinger and Haldeman left at 7:15 pm.
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 319-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 319-20 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown after 7:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President practiced a speech, entitled Industrial World Ahead: A Look at Business in 1990, delivered on February 7, 1972 [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 167-173]