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Date: 
Feb 09, 1972 - Mar 14, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 321-1 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:08 pm and 12:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Unknown request Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 321-2 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:08 pm and 12:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. Request The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 321-3 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: 12:16 pm - 1:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler. Press relations -Manolo Sanchez Democrats
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Foreign policy report, February 9, 1972 -Associated Press [AP] -Presidential candidates -Criticism -Vietnam -Enemies -Prolonging war -Compared to 1968 -President’s instructions to Ziegler -Candidates -Edmund S. Muskie -1968 bombing halt -1966 -Non-Presidential election year -Lack of negotiations -Ngo Dinh Diem -President’s earlier criticisms -United Press International [UPI] -Effect of criticism on war -1972 election National policy -Network commentary -William P. Rogers’s call -Bomb shelters -Nixon administration -Foreign policy report -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Dan Rather -Innovation -Generosity of peace terms -History of warfare -Marvin L. Kalb -Possible quotes -Nixon’s critics -Nixon’s critics -Henry A. Kissinger -George S. McGovern -Communists -Haldeman’s comments on Today show, February 7, 1972 -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]’s views
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Peter Hackess -American Broadcasting Company [ABC]’s views -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Moscow -Paris -Critics -Debate -Kissinger -McGovern -Plan to end the Vietnam war -Communism -Saigon -Patriotism Press Room -Gerald L. Warren -Vietnam -Press reaction to text of foreign policy report radio address Vietnam -President’s instructions -Muskie -McGovern -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. Kennedy -Possible attacks form the left -1968 -President’s foreign policy report speech -Television line -Length -Highlights -Possible cuts -Leroy Henderson -Cameras -Technicians -Teleprompter -The President’s experience Foreign policy report -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Press coverage -Ziegler’s role -John A. Scali [?] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s statement on Today show -President’s reaction -Patrick J. Buchanan -The left -Hugh Scott -Kennedy -Ziegler’s views -Buchanan -Meeting with Ziegler -Developing the President’s response President’s schedule -Camp David -PRC -Readings -Florida visit -John B. Connally -John D. Ehrlichman -Domestic issues -Timing -PRC -Connally -Ehrlichman -Rogers -Location -Connally -Focus on domestic issues -Adele (Langston) Rogers -George P. Shultz -Camp David -PRC -Rogers -Florida -Domestic issues White House staff -President’s defense
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Press -Vietnam -Cambodia and Laos -Unknown person -Ziegler’s previous conversations -Comparison with Lyndon B. Johnson administration -Comparison with John F. Kennedy administration -Not being able to work together -Compared to current Administration -Support for Haldeman [?] -Domestic issues Nicholas and Alexandra -Kissinger -Grigori Y. Rasputin -Historical movies -Production costs Kissinger -Podium Liberals -Relationship with the President Press conferences -Question -Ziegler’s briefing -Frequency -Presidential reaction -Public view -AP story -Johnson -Policy areas -Comparisons -Unknown woman -Prospects for frequent press conferences -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Supposed issue -Need for frequent press conferences -Administration “non-issue” -Credibility
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Haldeman -Unknown woman -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Upcoming press conference -Style -PRC -[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi visit -Timing -Briefing -Off the record -Ziegler’s views -Kissinger’s backgrounder -Hawaii -Upcoming Presidential press conference -Timing President’s instructions to Haldeman -Kissinger -Muskie -Humphrey -Reston’s influence -Reston’s column -Kissinger PRC trip -Possible press attendees -Stanley Karnow -Charles B. Rangel -Peregrine Worsthorne -PRC -Press list -Jews -Numbers -Blacks -Numbers -White House staff -Possible questions -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Vernon G. Coffey, Jr. -Military assistant -Secret Service
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
-Assistance -Black reporter, [Forename unknown] Simmons -Style admired by the President -Press -Air Force One -Nationwide selection -NBC -Black reporter -CBS -Networks -Ability to choose reporters -Military aide -Coffey -Secret Service -Blacks -Detail -Filipino -Zosimo T. Monzon News story -Buchanan -Handling -Story style President’s schedule -Buchanan Ziegler left at 12:50 pm. News story -Possible reaction -Foreign policy report radio address -“Year of the Breakthrough” -Kissinger -Shock -Statement, February 8, 1972 -Constitutional definition -Patriotism -Treason -Haldeman’s comments -Kissinger
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
Veterans groups -Meeting with Henry C. Cashen, II -Medal of Honor -National convention -Herbert R. (“Chief”) Rainwater -Telegram President’s speech -Congress -Length of time Vietnam -Critics of President’s policy -Foreign policy radio address World report -Length -Possible impact Foreign policy report radio address
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Unknown person -Tenure -John N. Mitchell Haldeman left at 1:05 pm.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 321-4 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:52 pm.
Conversation No. 321-5 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:52 pm.
Conversation No. 321-6 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:52 pm.
Conversation No. 321-7 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. President’s schedule -Meeting
Conversation No. 321-8 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. President’s schedule -Camp David
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-Ehrlichman’s upcoming meeting with F. Donald Nixon -Helicopter -Timing -Location Public relations -Donald Nixon -Contact with the President -1972 election -Recent revelations about business activities -John N. Mitchell -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Lloyd G. Hallamore -Donald A. Nixon [?] -Madrid -Paris -University -Donald Nixon -Handling -Contact with the President -[Jack N. Anderson] stories -Timing -Possible tone -Franklin D. Roosevelt relatives -Use of name H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -John B. Connally -Previous conversation with the President -Value-added tax [VAT] -Florida -Conversation during trip -William P. and Adele (Langston) Rogers -President’s instructions
Conversation No. 321-9 Date: February 9, 1972
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 321-8 (cont.) Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger -Telephone call from Bull -Kissinger’s location -Return call Bull left at an unknown time before 2:52 pm.
Conversation No. 321-10 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:05 pm and 2:52 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 20-83]
Conversation No. 321-11 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: 2:52 pm –2:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 20-84; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
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Conversation No. 321-12 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:57 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?]. Request for Haldeman [?] to come to the President’s Executive Office Building [EOB] office
Conversation No. 321-13 Date: February 9, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:57 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conversation No. 321-14
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: February 9, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - 3:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Press conferences -The President’s view -Preparation -Patrick J. Buchanan -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Lyndon B. Johnson -President’s relationship with the press -Tone -Ronald L. Ziegler -Possible “hard-line” stance with the press -Request for more press conferences -Charles W. (“Chuck”) Bailey, II -Television -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Carroll Kilpatrick -Press -Possible hostility towards White House staff -Vietnam -Henry A. Kissinger -Questions -Reaction from the President concerning Haldeman’s comment on Today Show, February 7, 1972 -Buchanan -William L. Safire -Questions -Teleprompter -Candor -Cautiousness from the President -Difficulties being candid -Press -Dan Rather -Work involved for interview, January 2, 1972 Press conference -Preparation
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-14 (cont.)
-Buchanan -Press -Camp David -Ziegler Press -Certain reporters Respect from the President -Television -Appearances by the President -Comments by the President -Haldeman -Kissinger -Safire -Earl Wilson [?] -Kissinger -Speech -George S. McGovern -Treason -Patriotism -Questions -Robert D. Novak -Edmund S. Muskie -Speech -Left-wing critics -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo’s cousin -Haldeman’s move -Peace compared to war -Network commentators -Comment on Muskie’s position Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:15 pm. Something for delivery to Camp David Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm. Bicentennial -John D. Ehrlichman -President’s conversation with Hugh Scott
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-14 (cont.)
[The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 3:15 pm and 3:40 pm.] [Conversation No. 321-14A] Bicentennial -Scott -Breakfast -Philadelphia -Choice for Bicentennial celebration Frank L. Rizzo -Choice of venue -Scott -President’s instructions -Breakfast discussion -President’s cooperation with Rizzo -Possible appropriations [End of telephone conversation] Bicentennial -50 states involved -California -Wyoming -Emphasis -Possible other choices The President and Haldeman left at 3:40 pm.
Conversation No. 321-15 Date: Unknown between February 9 and March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:40 pm, February 9, and 12:29 pm, March 8, 1972 Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 321-15 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:29 pm, March 8, 1972.
Conversation No. 321-16 Date: Unknown between February 9 and March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:40 pm, February 9, 1972 and 12:29 pm, March 8, 1972 Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Request
Conversation No. 321-17 Date: Unknown between February 9 and March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:40 pm, February 9, and 12:29 pm, March 8, 1972 Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?]. Requested unknown person come to President’s Executive Office Building [EOB] office
Conversation No. 321-18
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 12:29 pm - 12:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Backgrounders -Henry A. Kissinger -Substance -John A. Scali -President’s reading -William P. Rogers -Lecture on the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Analysis of the world -Press -Strive for accuracy on PRC trip -President’s analysis -Chou En-lai -Kissinger -Compared with Rogers -“Selling” the President -Joseph W. Alsop -Kissinger’s media appearances -Story -Scali -PRC trip -Decision-making ability -Possible perception of power -Potential problems -Columnists -PRC trip -Preparation -Books
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-18 (cont.)
John N. Mitchell -Rogers -Moscow -Trip -Upcoming visit -Kissinger Ambassadors -Bureaucratic problems -References to Japanese society -Embassy staff meeting -PRC -Lack of embassies -Rogers Kissinger -Rogers -Meetings with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Potential troubles -Different line with columnists -Morale at the State Department -John B. Connally -Nelson A. Rockefeller Mitchell -Previous conversation with Haldeman Haldeman left at 12:45 pm.
Conversation No. 321-19 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President’s schedule
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-19 (cont.)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm.
Conversation No. 321-20 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm.
Conversation No. 321-21 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Refreshment Busing issue -Release of statement -Timing -John D. Ehrlichman -President’s schedule -Hugh Scott -Primary -Timing -Decision-making -Camp David
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-21 (cont.)
-Legal research -Ziegler’s briefing -Possible delay of announcement -Florida primary -Ehrlichman -Previous conversations with Ziegler -Attorney General -John B. Connally -Florida primary -National problem -Busing -President’s policy -Possible solutions -Referendum -Florida primary -Controversy -New Hampshire -Patrick J. Buchanan An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:15 pm The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm. Busing issues -Release of statement -Timing -Florida primary -March 10, 1972 announcement -John N. Mitchell -Connally -John N. Ashbrook -Issues -Ehrlichman -Upcoming conversation with Ziegler -Camp David -Legal research -President’s instructions to Ziegler -Decision -Preparation -Issues -Constitutional amendment
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-21 (cont.)
-Possible legislation -Probable language involved -Time of decision -Optimism for reaching a decision -Future announcement -Constitutional information -Possible influence from the primaries -Drafting -Timing -Florida primary -Ehrlichman -Decision -Newspapers -Television -Magazines -George C. Wallace -Constitutional amendment -Primary -Upcoming decision -Press Attorney General -Nomination hearings -Richard W. McLaren -John V. Tunney and Edward M. Kennedy -Questions -Supreme Court -Delay of submission of International Telegraph and Telephone [ITT] case -Kennedy and Tunney -Public opinion on activities -Wire services -Settlement -Fairness -Influence -Richard G. Kleindienst’s, Peter M. Flanigan’s, and McLaren’s view -Sheraton Hotel -White House -Flanigan -Media coverage -Flanigan
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-21 (cont.)
People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Henry A. Kissinger’s possible television appearance -Ziegler’s previous conversation with Kissinger -Relationship with the State Department -Backgrounder -Helpfulness to the President -Television -President’s achievement -William P. Rogers -Kissinger’s “mystique” -Successes -Several keys -Public interest -The President’s involvement -President’s approach -Credibility -Kissinger’s viewpoint and experience -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Anxiousness from the network -Marvin L. Kalb -Agreement -Interview -Kissinger’s willingness -Structure -“Behind the scenes” scenario -Issues -Communiqués -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Magazines -News -Toast -Chou En-lai -Relationships -Types -CBS -Potential agreement for interview [?] -Kissinger -Chou En-lai -Backgrounders -PRC
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-21 (cont.)
-Kissinger’s knowledge -Great Hall of the People -President and Thelma C. (“Pat” ) Nixon -Journalists -Chou En-lai Ziegler left at 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 321-22 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:45 pm and 3:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Cancellation of request
Conversation No. 321-23 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:45 pm and 3:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President’s schedule -Stephen B. Bull Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm.
Conversation No. 321-24 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 3:55 pm - 4:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Kissinger’s schedule -Dr. Kenneth W. Riland Lunch -Sans Souci -Art Buchwald -Wife -Vote for the President -Spiro T. Agnew
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Set of questions [Kissinger talked to an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 4:35 pm.] [Conversation No. 321-24A] Delivery of questions by unknown person [End of telephone conversation] President’s schedule -Moscow trip -Possible announcement
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
-William P. Rogers -Previous conversation with the President -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger’s meeting -Kissinger’s forthcoming call -Announcement of Paris channel -Timing -Possible press conference -Possible questions from Patrick J. Buchanan -Impact of People’s Republic of China [PRC] communiqué -Vietnam -Japan -Taiwan, Republic of China -Japan -Reaction -Eisaku Sato -Takeo Fukuda -Taiwan -Japan -Buchanan -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Communiqué -Settlement of issues -Exchange rate -Diplomatic contact with Taiwan -Taiwan -Renunciation of force -PRC -Questions -Communiqué -Kissinger’s opinion -Backgrounder -Hubert H. Humphrey -Opinion -PRC authority -Acknowledgement -Buchanan -Questions -PRC leadership -Age -Need for urgent action
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
-Chou En-lai -Mutual interests -Personal reflections -Preparations -Vietnam -US-Japan relationship -PRC Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm. Request to put away unknown item Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm. PRC trip -Communiqué -Shanghai -Buchwald -Evaluation of the President -Liberal program -Buchanan -Communiqué -Taiwan -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Buchanan -William L. Safire -Foreign policy -Questions -Kissinger News summary -Prospects for resolving Buchanan issue -Reaction time -Buckley -Kissinger’s intended call Canada -Forthcoming trip by the President -Timing -Rogers’s request -Dinner for foreign ministers of Organization of American States [OAS]
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
-Timing -President’s opinion -Canada White House staff Possible press conference -Taiwan -Kissinger’s answers -President’s viewing
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JAPAN
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The President’s schedule -Unknown place -Florida -Kissinger’s schedule -Gridiron dinner -Japan -Pierre E. Trudeau -Rogers -Japan -Aid Possible press conference -Questions -Middle East
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Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
-Nuclear test ban -Compared to press conferences in Great Britain -House Of Commons -[James] Harold Wilson -Memory skills -Questions -English Press -Compared to US press Press conference -Old rules used by the press -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Questions -Preparation by the President -Intellectual exercise -Busing -Social Security -Minimum wage ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 39s ]
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Forthcoming Moscow trip -Significance -Compared to PRC trip PRC trip -Newsweek -Honor guard -The President’s gesture with Chou En-lai’s coat -Unknown person
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Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
-Possible talk with Kissinger Gridiron dinner -Kissinger’s presence -President’s appearance at dinner -PRC issue President’s schedule -Press conference -Timing -Canada Kissinger’s trips -Length -Guam -Korea -Taiwan -Korea -Taiwan -Paris -Anchorage -Meetings -Schedule -Timing -Japan -Paris -President’s opinion -Canadians -Kissinger’s location Kissinger left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 321-25 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building
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Conv. No. 321-24 (cont.)
The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:40 pm.
Conversation No. 321-26 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 21-22]
Conversation No. 321-27 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 4:40 pm - 4:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 21-23]
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Conversation No. 321-28 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:43 pm and 4:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Request for unknown person to come to the President’s Executive Office Building [EOB] office
Conversation No. 321-29 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 4:56 pm - 5:01 pm Location: Executive Office Building Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President [See Conversation No. 21-24]
Conversation No. 321-30 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:01 pm and 5:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President’s schedule -Meeting before haircut
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 321-31 Date: March 8, 1972 Time: 5:03 pm - 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. International Telegraph and Telephone [ITT] case -John D. Ehrlichman and Charles W. Colson -Haldeman’s discussion -ITT group -Press conference -Time -Jack N. Anderson -Testimony -House -Senate -Judiciary Committee -John N. Mitchell’s testimony -Anderson -Timing -Haldeman -Mitchell -Patrick J. Buchanan and Ronald L. Ziegler -Haldeman’s meeting with -Questions -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Busing -ITT -New Hampshire primary -ITT -Ehrlichman -Colson -Ziegler -Dita D. Beard memorandum -President mentioned -Mitchell
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-31 (cont.)
-Haldeman -Unknown person -Haldeman’s involvement -Herbert G. Klein [?] -President’s involvement -Denials -Haldeman’s knowledge -Denials -[Robert C.?] Wilson and Robert H. Finch -Beard statement -President’s response -Headlines -Wilson -President’s press conference -Pros and cons -Necessity -[Forename unknown] McLaren -Ehrlichman -Ziegler -Circumstantial evidence -Colson -Richard G. Kleindienst -Money -Corporation -Administration -San Diego -Kleindienst -Colson -Cities -Ziegler -Networks -Lead story TransWorld Airlines [TWA] -Bombing -Los Angeles -Las Vegas
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35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-31 (cont.)
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Press conference -Television -Office clean-up -Busing -ITT -Mitchell’s testimony Television coverage -Press room -Picture -More news -Televised press conference -Timing ITT -John B. Connally -Peter G. Peterson -Connally -Letter -Mitchell -Administration involvement -Money -Ronald W. Reagan -Washington Star -Editorial -Public relations -William L. Safire -Reagan -Money -San Diego -Beard
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Conv. No. 321-31 (cont.)
-President’s involvement -Chappaquiddick -Edward M. Kennedy -Hearings -Kleindienst -Administration involvement -Peter M. Flanigan -Statements -Flanigan -Anti-trust division -White House -Withdrawal of nomination -Return of money -Finances, campaign -Miami hotels -Convention -C. Arnholt Smith -President in 1968 -San Diego -White House strategy -Pentagon -Mitchell -Ehrlichman -Unknown woman -Anderson’s testimony -San Diego -Contributions -Sheraton -Connally -Eastland -Kleindienst -Anderson -Mitchell -Briefings -Buchanan -Responses -Safire Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:03 pm. President’s schedule
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-31 (cont.)
-Appointment with barber -Cancellation -Rogers Bull left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Appointments -Connally -Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Rogers -Involvement in trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
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ITT case -William P. Rogers -Chappaquiddick compared -Kennedy -Harry S. Truman -Sherman Adams -Finances -Teapot Dome Scandal -Albert Fall -Comparison -San Diego convention -Money -Justice Department -Efforts -Richard A. Moore
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 321-31 (cont.)
Public relations -New Hampshire primary -PRC trip -Backgrounders -Ziegler -Previous conversation with the President -Kissinger -Building the President -Politics -Policy -John A. Scali -Substance -1972 election -Social events -Rogers -Kissinger -Outlook Press conference -Timing -Buchanan -Busing -Briefing -Ziegler -Timing -Press conference -Press conference -Announcement -Mitchell The President and Haldeman left at 5:50 pm.