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Date: 
Feb 07, 1972 - Feb 10, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 320-1 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:15 pm and 9:05 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 version of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 167-173]
Conversation No. 320-2 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:15 pm and 9:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Departure time Bull left at an unknown time before 9:05 pm.
Conversation No. 320-3 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:15 pm and 9:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 320-3 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:05 pm.
Conversation No. 320-4 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:15 pm and 9:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-55]
Conversation No. 320-5 Date: February 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:15 pm and 9:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President practiced a speech entitled Industrial World Ahead: A Look at Business in 1990. [See also Conversation No. 320-1]
Conversation No. 320-6
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: Unknown between February 7 and February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:52 pm, February 7 and 10:21 am, February 8, 1972 Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule
Conversation No. 320-7 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:23 am and 12:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Manolo Sanchez. Instruction
Conversation No. 320-8 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:23 am and 12:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-56]
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Conversation No. 320-9 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 12:28 pm - 12:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Dr. W Kenneth Riland [See also Conversation No. 20-57]
Conversation No. 320-10 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 2:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:31 pm.
Conversation No. 320-11 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 2:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:31 pm.
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Conversation No. 320-12 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 and 2:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Speech draft -William L. Safire -Changes -Typing -Safire -Henry A. Kissinger approval Schedule -Jack Brown Manolo Sanchez -Speech draft for Woods Visitors to Woods
Conversation No. 320-13 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 2:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Speech draft for Rose Mary Woods Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:31 pm.
Conversation No. 320-14
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Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-58]
Conversation No. 320-15 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 20-59]
Conversation No. 320-16 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Attempt to reach Robert H. Finch -Location Visit to Japan -Announcement -Arrangement -Peter M. Flanigan President’s schedule
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-16 (cont.)
-Florida -John B. Connally -Travel plans -Scheduling -Busing -Accommodations for President -Atmosphere -Number of people -Travel plans -Key Biscayne -Attendance -[William P. Rogers] -Adele (Langston) Rogers -Connally -Japan trip -Europe trip -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] trip -William Rogers -Reactions to invitations Photographs of speech delivery -Stephen B. Bull -President’s economic and budget messages -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -President radio address -Henry A. Kissinger President’s schedule -The President’s health -Upcoming meeting with the press William Rogers -Upcoming travel plans Ambassadors -Flanigan -Plans William Rogers -Attention
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 320-17 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-60]
Conversation No. 320-18 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 2:44 pm - 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See also Conversation No. 20-62]
Conversation No. 320-19 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 2:49 pm - 2:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Hugh Scott. [See also Conversation No. 20-63]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 320-20 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:51 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See also Conversation No. 20-64]
Conversation No. 320-21 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:51 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President’s schedule -Stephen B. Bull -Robert S. McNamara and John B. Connally -Upcoming meeting -Robert H. Finch -McNamara -Hugh Scott -The President’s “Hawks”
Conversation No. 320-22 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:51 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-21 (cont.)
President’s schedule -John B. Connally -Robert S. McNamara -Robert H. Finch -The President’s forthcoming conversation with Finch -Connally and McNamara -Henry A. Kissinger -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 320-23 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:51 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The White House operator talked with the President. [See also Conversation No. 20-65]
Conversation No. 320-24 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 2:54 pm - 2:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Earl B. Ruth. [See also Conversation No. 20-66]
Conversation No. 320-25
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 2:57 pm - 3:01 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Robert H. Finch. [See also Conversation No. 20-67; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 320-26 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 3:00 pm - 3:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President’s schedule Butterfield left at 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 320-27 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 3:05 pm - 3:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald Ziegler. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s interview on Today show, February 7, 1972 -Possible statement -John A. Scali -Talk with Haldeman, Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Henry A. Kissinger -Ziegler’s view -Previous talk with Patrick J. Buchanan -Public relations -Buchanan’s view
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Questions for press statement -Handling -Potential story for the press Vietnam issues -Ziegler’s possible meeting with Haig -Kissinger -Peter M. Flanigan [?] -Scali -Potential story for the press -Foreign policy address on the radio -Timing -People’s Republic of China [PRC] visit -Arrangements -Ziegler’s concern -Participation by Scali -Administration’s relationship with the Press -George S. McGovern -Kissinger -Upcoming conversation with Ziegler Ziegler left at 3:14 pm.
Conversation No. 320-28 Date: February 8, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - 5:06 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John B. Connally, Robert S. McNamara, and Henry A. Kissinger; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Seating Cartoons -Russell B. Long -The President’s visit to the Harry S. Truman Library in 1969 -Lyndon B. Johnson Library
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Asian subcontinent -Political problems -Pakistan, India, Nepal, Ceylon, Bangladesh -Ceylon -Sirmavo Bandaranaike -International Monetary Fund [IMF] and World Bank -Insurgency -Relationship with World Bank -Performance
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-Cabinet -Communists -Military operations -Detention camps -Numbers -Military operations -Instability -Nepal -Stability -Dependence on India -PRC -Advantages to geographic location -Economy -US aid
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-Bi-lateral -Rupee situation -McNamara’s talk with [Kirti Nedhi Bista] -Chou En-lai -India -Aid -Pakistan -Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -Intelligence -University of California, Berkeley -Compared to unknown person -Ambition -Interests -US -Unrest -Student -Frontier problems -Northwest -Territory seized in war with India -Repatriation of prisoners -Performance in India-Pakistan War -Pakistani army -1965 war -USSR -Amount of aid to India -US support -Amount for India -McNamara’s previous conversation with Bhutto -Bhutto -Political prospects -Pakistani army -Mujibar Rahman -Karachi -Recognition of Bangladesh -Bulgaria -Australia -New Zealand -Great Britain -Political prospects -Bangladesh -Destruction caused by India-Pakistan War
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-McNamara’s talk with Mujibar Rahman -Deaths
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-Emotional content of war -Rahman -Tone of meeting with McNamara -Arms shipments to Pakistan -Attitude toward US -Aid programs -India -McNamara’s talk with Indira Gandhi -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC -Importance -US aid to Pakistan -Military -Airplanes -PRC aid to Pakistan -Soviet aid -US interests -Number of USSR arms -State of the population -Standard of living -Bangladesh -United Nations [UN] involvement -Aid
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-Sources -Belgium, Britain -Quantity -From US -Funds -Amounts -Kissinger’s call to unknown person -Unknown ambassador -Pakistan -Rescheduling debt -McNamara’s talk with Bhutto -Allocation of resources -US steps -Humanitarian aid -Military-political aid -Benefits -Raising revenues [?] -Economic aid -Benefits -Probable results -Diplomacy -Benefits -Special contact -Emissary -Quiet contact -Accomplishments of aid -India -Accomplishments of quiet contacts -McNamara’s advice to Gandhi -The President’s contacts with Gandhi -Congressional problems -Presidential power -Sub-continent potential -Aid program -Possible results -President’s support -Political support -Diplomacy in India -UN -Humanitarian aid -Refugees
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-Return to Bangladesh -Problems -Gandhi -Lakshmi Kant Jha -Kenneth B. Keating -Triloki Nath Kaul’s relationship with USSR -Kissinger’s previous and future conversations with Jha [?] -Forthcoming world report -McNamara contacts -Need for quiet diplomacy -Bilateral us aid bill -Reinstatement -British -Japanese -Quiet aid -Consortium for aid -US participation -Timing -Amount of money involved -Humanitarian aspect -Recommendation of McNamara -PRC -Attitudes towards Bangladesh -Gandhi -US participation -British -Announcement -PRC -USSR -Bangladesh -Pragmatism -Bangladesh -Emissary -PRC trip -Counsel -UN -Benefits -Identity -Qualifications India -Aid programs
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-The President’s possible involvement -Reactions -Bangladesh -Press conference question -Emissary -Identity -Unknown person -Familiarity with area -PRC -Possible attitude -US, India, USSR -Possible confrontation between Chou En-lai and Bhutto -India -Jha -Kaul -Compared to Egon Bahr -Previous US aid -Magnitude -History of US aid -Results -US commitment -British aid -Japanese aid -Nature of aid agreement -Normalization of relations -Role of aid in halting USSR expansion -Iran -Pakistan, India, Ceylon, Nepal -Concerns -Nepal -Chou En-lai -Need for a relationship with India -PRC reaction -Relationship with India and the USSR -Effect on US-PRC relations -Geopolitics -PRC position -Attitudes -USSR position -Attitudes -Chinese qualities
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-Indian position -Goals -Bangladesh -Context of larger picture -Possible scenarios -Humanitarianism -British -Need for discussion -Later discussion McNamara and Kissinger left at 4:20 pm. Qualifications of McNamara McNamara evaluation -Objectivity -John Petty -Paul A. Volcker -Humanitarian angle -Trade -Aid -Expenditure of resources -Amount -President’s upcoming trip to PRC -Possible meeting with Antonio Ortiz Mena -President’s instructions -Connally’s role -Connally’s upcoming conversation with Ortiz Mena -Latin America Chile situation -Pressure -Arguments -Foreign minister -Economy -Expropriations -US aid -Effect -Subsidizing communization of Chile -USSR aid -USSR economy
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-USSR requests for credits from US -Developing resources -Amount -Extent of Chile’s needs -Desire for support -Chilean elections -Salvador Allende Gossens -Effect of US aid -Potential problems -Paris -Argentina -Gen. Juan Domingo Péron -The President’s talk with Lt. Gen. Alejandro A. Lanusse, February 7, 1972 -Connally’s schedule -Upcoming meeting with Finance Minister -Alternatives to aid -World Bank -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -American business in Argentina -Unknown US company -Benefits to Argentina -Pérons -Qualifications -European influence -Economy -Compared to Italy before World War II -Uruguay -Meat imports -Latin American capability -Effect of subsidization Congressional strategy -Trade bill -Timing -Japan and European community -Status -Communiqué from Kissinger -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Trade negotiations -France -Potential problems
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-European community -PRC -Canada -US position -End of negotiations -Canadian elections -Timing -Offers -Canadian initiatives -Discussions with State Department, Kissinger, Peter M. Flanigan, Department of Commerce -Maurice H. Stans’s opinion -Previous conversation with Connally -Canadian strategy -Bill presentation -Status of negotiations -Connally view -William P. Rogers -Committee-Administration relations -Canada talks -Melvin R. Laird -Connally’s upcoming conversation with Laird -Timing -Defense agreements with Canada -Status -McNamara -Canadian surplus -Laird -Canadian desires -Connally comparisons -Connally’s opinion -Future of US power -Military compared to economic power -Particular time in US history -Economy -Basis for future decisions -France -Arthur F. Burns -Dollar drop -Convertibility of the dollar -Wage and price controls
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-US economic strength -Defense of the dollar -Possible effectiveness -French desires -Gen. Charles A.J.M. de Gaulle -Feelings toward currency policy -Bill presentation -Explanation of problems -The President’s credibility -Quality of package -Canada -Congressional opinions -Japan -Administration strategy -Canada -Europe -Slight setbacks for the Administration -Prospects of success in talks -Administration goals -Seeking progress -State department opinion -Diplomacy -Continuation of fair treatment -Progress -Canada -Rogers’s opinion -Connally’s opinion Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 4:40 pm. President’s schedule -Announcements -Foreign policy report -Timing -Upcoming briefing -Gerald L. Warren Ziegler left at 4:42 pm. Connally’s schedule
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
Rogers’s schedule President’s schedule -Volunteers dinner -Timing
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Connally’s schedule -George Washington’s birthday celebration in Laredo -Proximity to Mexico -Golf -Acapulco -Houston -Connally’s upcoming speeches to mortgage bankers’ convention and the Santa Gertrudis Association -Stock show -Attendance The President’s schedule -William F. (“Billy”) Graham
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
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The President’s schedule -Length of stay -Connally’s schedule -Abilene Christian University -Past visit -Crowds
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25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
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The President’s schedule -Abilene -Location -Religious community -Benefits -California Connally’s schedule -Press event -John W. Chancellor -Headliners -Eva Gabor -Miss World
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
-Houston -Colorado -Boston -Crowd reception The President’s schedule -California -Need to maintain contacts -Difficulties Connally’s schedule -Reception in Fort Worth, Texas -Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court -Connally’s upcoming speech to the Santa Gertrudis Association -Houston
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Conv. No. 320-28 (cont.)
Santa Gertrudis cattle -Origin of name -Creek -King Ranch -Mexican tradition Value added tax [VAT] memorandum -John D. Ehrlichman -Receipt by President -Property tax -Benefits -Tax strategy -Edmund S. Muskie -Tone of memorandum -Ehrlichman -New York Times -Ways and Means Committee -George P. Shultz -Loopholes -Administration strategy -Tax bill -Connally’s talk with the President at San Clemente
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The President and Connally left at 5:06 pm.
Conversation No. 320-29
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: Unknown between February 8 and February 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:06 pm, February 8, and 4:00 pm, February 10, 1972 Location: Executive Office Building An unknown woman met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The unknown woman left and the President and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time before 4:00 pm, February 10, 1972. President’s schedule The President and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm, February 10, 1972.
Conversation No. 320-30 Date: February 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:00 pm and 4:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Whereabouts of papers Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time before 4:55 pm.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-30 (cont.)
President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Rose Mary Woods -Location Bull and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:55 pm.
Conversation No. 320-31 Date: February 10, 1972 Time: 4:55 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Unknown person’s schedule
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Kissinger entered at 5:00 pm. Woods left at 5:02 pm. The President’s press conference, February 10, 1972 -India -Vietnam
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -President’s speeches -US advantages -Comparisons -Bangladesh -Vietnam -India -Possible US strategy -President’s image -World Report
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INDIA
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Forthcoming trip to the PRC -Talks with Chou En-lai -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR -Current attitudes -Message -Reasons -Future of aid -USSR influence -Bangladesh -Attempt to counteract USSR influence -US announcements -Alternatives -Domestic aspect -PRC trip
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -Possible plenary session -War with Pakistan -US stance -Compared to Suez crisis -Aid -Robert S. McNamara -John B. Connally -President’s opinion -PRC -Democrats -Vietnam -US position -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu -Peace offer -Message -PRC trip -William P. Rogers Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. Request for H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:20 pm. Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin The President’s schedule -National Security Council [NSC] PRC trip -Plenary session -Kissinger’s experts -Kissinger call to Rogers -Attendance request -Briefing books -Length -Rogers previous conversation with Kissinger [?] -Upcoming meetings Formosa [Taiwan, Republic of China] -Press conference mention
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.)
Briefing -Dobrynin -Timing -Forthcoming meeting with Georges J.R. Pompidou -Flexibility of position Message to PRC -US public posture -The President’s recent press conference -Talking points -India -Bangladesh
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SOUTH ASIA
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Vietnam -Haldeman -Rogers -Comments at February 3, 1972 press conference -Negotiations -The President’s recent press conference -The President’s peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 -The President’s recent press conference -PRC trip Haldeman entered at 5:20 pm.
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.)
The President’s recent press conference PRC trip -Schedule -Flexibility -PRC feeling -Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon -Vietnam -Negotiations -Previous speeches -Ngo Dinh Diem -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Laos -History of President’s feeling -Candidate Nixon compared with President Nixon -Search for peace -Foreign policy report -Busing -Tax reform -Neighborhood legal services -News conferences -Format -Dan Rather -Allotted time for remarks The President’s schedule -Florida -Rogers -Previous conversation with the President -Briefing book -John D. Ehrlichman -Potential meeting area -John B. Connally -Walker’s Cay -Rogers -NSC Vietnam -Rogers’s comments at press conference -Negotiations -Consultation with Thieu
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -Negotiations -Thieu’s attack on Rogers -Thieu offer to resign -Status of US initiatives -Potential problems -Future offers -US flexibility -The President’s recent press conference -Unknown journalist -Demeanor -Press deadlines -General feeling of the Administration -Consultation with Democrats -History of consultation -Lyndon B. Johnson Administration -Consultation with the President -1968 bombing halt -Number of Democrat candidates -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. -John N. Ashbrook -California -Upcoming trip -New Hampshire and Florida -Protocol chief -Robert H. Finch -Unknown family -Thieu -Surrender compared to negotiated settlement -Cost of war -Reaction to negotiations -North Vietnamese strategy -Blame placed upon Democrats -Democrat strategy [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:20 pm and 5:45 pm.] [Conversation No. 320-31A] Request for Ronald L. Ziegler
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Detractors of US policy -Criticism of policy -Democrats -Blame for stalled negotiations -Forthcoming Republican convention -Casualties -USSR note -Impact on note -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Military actions -Carrier movements -Air Force -Airstrikes -Timing -Israel -Analysis of personalities -Chou- En-lai -Kissinger’s opinion -Mao Tse-tung PRC -Andre Malraux -Anti-Memoirs -The President’s recent press conference -The President’s 1969 meeting with Malraux -Economic aid -Mao Tse-tung possible question Ziegler entered at 5:45 pm. Press relations -The President’s recent press conference -Sanchez -Mood of press -Jim Deakin -Humor -PRC trip -Request for information from the press
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -Nature of questions -Thieu -Consultations -Taxes -Criticism of former policies -Murder of Diem -Laos -Ho Chi Minh Trail -Conduct of war -Making of news -President’s opinion -Rather interview with the President, January 2, 1972 -Desirability of press conference -Timing -Thieu -Press conference compared to speech -Vietnamese News -Hanoi -Reported strength -Saigon -Possibilities -US flexibility -Elections -Rogers -PRC -President’s schedule -US initiatives -Busing -Taxes -Busing -The President’s previous telephone conversation with Ehrlichman -Senate The President’s schedule -Briefing book -Reading -Timing -Delivery -Number of pages -Memoranda -Florida trip
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -Connally -Domestic issues -Camp David -Speculation Press relations -Newspaper articles -Content -Nature of news questions -Editorial writers -Edmund S. Muskie -Vietnam -Negotiations -Prisoners of war [POWs] for troop withdrawal -Xuan Thuy -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Frank Chiles [?] -Boston Times -Article -Content -Harriman -Haldeman’s recent appearance on Today show -Quality of press -Possibility of negative reporting -Possible groundswell of public opinion -Day of prayer -Timing -National cathedral -John H. Buchanan Jr. -Proposals -Ready for the President’s signature -Timing -International dateline -President’s attendance at church -PRC trip -Benefits -Prospects for a national event PRC trip -Newsmen traveling with the President
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.)
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INTELLIGENCE
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Henry Kissinger left at 5:55 pm. Prayer Day PRC trip -News reporters -Dynamics -Possible agenda and ideologies -Skin Isaacs [?] -Affiliation -Baltimore Sun [?] -Make up -Clark R. Mollenhoff -Unknown individuals from Nashville and Texas -Friends of President -Nicholas P. Thimmesch -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Thomas E. Jarriel -Richard L. Wilson -Robert Considine -Television people -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Radio people Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 6:00 pm.
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.)
-President’s schedule -Edwin D. Etherington [?] Butterfield left at 6:03 pm. -The President’s recent press conference -Gerald L. Warren’s press briefing Press relations -Rogers -Thieu’s possible resignation -Quality of coverage -Administration line -1968 campaign -Johnson -Clark M. Clifford -Quality of coverage -Haldeman’s previous conversation with unknown person -Ziegler’s opinion -Credit to administration -Reacting to press coverage -Public perception of the President -[Unintelligible] -Headlines -Campaign [Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 6:03 pm and 6:15 pm.] [Conversation No. 320-31C] Request [End of telephone conversation] Malraux’s Anti-Memoirs -Critique The President’s schedule -Volunteer groups
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) [Unintelligible] [Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 6:03 pm and 6:15 pm.] [Conversation No. 320-31B] Discussion of the President’s recent press conference [End of telephone conversation] The President’s recent press conference -Unknown person’s view -Coverage of briefing -Points covered -Vietnam -Busing -Action Ziegler left at 6:15 pm. NSC meeting -Request by Kissinger -Subject -Southeast Asia -Timing -Reasons -Necessity -Purpose -Willingness -Schedule -Timing Personnel management -Connally -Peter G. Peterson -Confirmation -Timing -William E. Timmons -Ehrlichman involvement -Connally -Charles W. Colson
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.) -Peterson -Memorandum -Confirmation -Timing -Connally -Necessity -Rogers -Kissinger -State Department Public relations -Press conferences -President’s style and appearance -Effect -Public delivery -State and Defense Departments -John N. Mitchell and Connally -Haldeman’s advice and opinion -Preparation -Wording of statements -Amount of time -Teleprompter -Benefits -President’s appearance -Effect -Adaptability to situation -Problems -Eye-contact -Proposed corrections -Length of appearance -Problems -Compared to Muskie -Shorter compared to longer delivery -Content policy compared to opinion -Effect on appearance -Rogers -Ziegler -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Timing Schedule
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 320-31 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 6:30 pm.