327

Date: 
Mar 27, 1972 - Mar 28, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 327-1 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:42 am and 9:21 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Possible actions -Marshall Green -Arthur K. Watson -Green -Schedule Vietnam -Military activities -Aircraft -North Vietnamese An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 8:42 am and 9:21 am. -Possible offensive -Reports Northern Ireland Vietnam -Negotiations -Kissinger -The President’s view
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 327-2 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:42 am and 9:21 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Dictabelt memoranda -Filing -Transcription Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:21 am.
Conversation No. 327-3 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:42 am and 9:21 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Unknown request
Conversation No. 327-4 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: 9:21 am - 9:22 am Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 22-23]
Conversation No. 327-5
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Date: March 27, 1972 Time: 9:25 am - unknown before 10:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Weather John B. Connally -Call from H. Ross Perot -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Desire to meet with the President -Henry A. Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President’s view Perot -Haldeman’s view -Bernard M. Baruch -Schedule -The President -Kissinger -Scheme regarding POWs -Medical supplies -Haig’s views -Previous call to Haldeman -Possible meeting with the President -Democratic presidential candidates -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Relationship with Connally -Schedule -Possible meeting with The President and Connally -Haig -Peter M. Flanigan -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Brent G. Scowcroft -The President’s view -Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Haig -Walters -Secret initiatives
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-The President’s knowledge -Conversations with the President -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Deniability -Views -Bureaucracy -Schedule -Haig -Walters -Paris -Possible conversation with Haldeman -Secret initiatives -Ambassadors -White House -State Department -Walters -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Paris -The President’s view -Scowcroft -Connally’s possible views -Walters -Use of staff for political purposes -Administration’s role -Stock market deal -Flanigan -Wealth -Aid to administration -Haldeman’s view -Possible meeting with the President -Haldeman’s view -Schedule -Possible meeting with Walters Kissinger -The President’s previous conversation with Haig -News summary -William P. Rogers -Arthur K. Watson -Marshall Green
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-Calls from the President -Perot -The President’s view -Job performance White House gifts -Paperweights -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Jim Garrity [sp?] -Possible number -Inscriptions -Possible distribution -Purposes -Good luck pieces -Presidential seal
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-Oval Office
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Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
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-Hangers Walters -Confirmation -W[illiam] Stuart Symington -Possible appointment -CIA Mitchell -Schedule -Florida -Martha (Beall) Mitchell International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Dita D. Beard -Edward M. Kennedy’s questions -Testimony -Call from the White House to William R. Merriam [?] -San Diego -Robert H. Finch, Herbert G. Klein -Charles W. Colson -San Diego convention -Financing -White House involvement -Finch, Klein -William E. Timmons -Finch -Jack Gleason -Colson’s views
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-White House contact -Congressional hearings -James O. Eastland -Schedule -Conversation with Phil Hart -Harold S. Geneen -Abe Fortas -Jacob K. Javits -Possible administration action -Appointments in the South -Possible reconsideration of Richard G. Kleindienst’s confirmation -Eastland -Kleindienst’s confirmation -Eastland -Confirmation -Votes -John N. Mitchell -Clark MacGregor Confirmations -Walters -Ambassadors -Career Foreign Service officers -Political appointees -Importance -Possible questions -Campaign contributions -Kleindienst confirmations Jack N. Anderson -60 Minutes -News magazines -Haldeman’s view -Clark R. Mollenhoff -Possible Administration action -Colson [?] ITT -Beard -Alleged call from the White House -Financing of San Diego convention
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-Alleged call from White House -Congressional hearings -Merriam [?] -Geneen -Gleason National economy -Food prices -Butz -Consumers -Esther Peterson -Connally’s possible meeting -Earl L. Butz -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Colson -Richard Lyng -The President’s role -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Colson -Herbert Stein -George P. Shultz
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National issues -Busing -Tax reform -Unemployment -Abortion -Michigan
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-Ballot of referendum -Motives of proponents -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view Civil rights march -Administration response
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Administration public relations -Marshall Green -Television appearance -Haig’s views -Kissinger -Taiwan, Republic of China -State Department -Knowledge of the President’s policies -Kissinger’s conduct -The President’s view -The President’s previous conversation with Green -Shanghai Communiqué -Green’s television appearance compared with Kissinger’s backgrounder -Promoting the President’s policies -Rogers -Chicago -Regional television -Return from the President’s trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Busing
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
-The President’s statements on PRC -Scali -Kissinger -Rogers -Cabinet -John D. Ehrlichman -Domestic programs -Television -Regional television -Cabinet -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Treatment by national media -Speech regarding American accomplishments -George S. McGovern -Edmund S. Muskie 1972 campaign -Issues -National economy -Taxes -Connally’s view -George C. Wallace -Wisconsin -Florida -Busing -Taxes -Efforts of Democratic Senators -Cutting spending -Welfare -School programs -Food stamps -Intercontinental ballistic missiles [ICBMs] -Submarines -The President’s view -Shultz -Ehrlichman
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Conv. No. 327-5 (cont.)
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Ehrlichman -Schedule -Visit to California -Son -Stanford University -Compared to Kissinger -Conversation with Haldeman regarding Peter Lisagor -Lisagor’s television show -The President’s previous press conference The President’s previous press conference -Newspaper coverage -Television coverage -The President’s view -Ehrlichman’s views 1972 campaign -States Famine The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 10:55 am.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 327-6 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
Conversation No. 327-7 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:10 pm and 3:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -John B. Connally -Photograph -Florida Bull left at an unknown time before 3:15 pm.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 327-8 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John B. Connally and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. National economy -Connally’s schedule -Previous television appearance -Charts -Today show -Forthcoming meeting with Food chain executives -Giant -Wage and price controls -Southland Corporation -7-11 stores -Earl L. Butz -Herbert Stein -Clifford M. Hardin [?] -Food prices -Connally’s charts -Trends -Meat prices -Price Commission hearing -C. Jackson Grayson, Jr. -Farm organizations -Connally’s forthcoming meeting with Butz -Butz’s statements -Connally’s view -Automobile sales -Economic indicators -Balance of trade -Trade deficit -Competitiveness -Currency exchange rates An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 3:15 pm and 5:16 pm.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Connally’s view -Taxes -US dependents in Europe -Possible Defense Department activities -Banking activities -The President’s possible action -US banking operations overseas -Compared to domestic banking -New York -California -Ohio -Texas -Currency speculation -Deutsche marks -Yen -Convertibility -Suspension -The President’s August 15, 1971 statement -Stock market -Businessmen’s confidence -George P. Shultz -Arthur F. Burns -Peter G. Peterson -Grayson -Herbert Stein -Leaks 0Burns -The President’s Democratic opponents -Issues -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Tax reform -George C. Wallace -Tax reform -Connally’s efforts -Democrats’ intentions -Raise taxes -Close loopholes -Mortgage interest -Municipal bonds -The administration’s possible response -Government spending
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Congress’s possible action -Family support programs -Welfare -The President’s view -Poor -Example -Labor leaders -Senior citizens -Media -Inflation -US business competitiveness in the world -Japan -Europe -Trading blocs -Japan -Europe -Consolidation -The President’s view -Europe -Japan -US-Soviet relation -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Connally’s view -Japan -US economic capacity -National Defense -The President’s view -Possible trading bloc with South America -Japan -Europeans -Soviets US foreign policy -Middle East -Jewish influence -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Response to Suez crisis in 1956 -Gamal Abdel Nasser -The President’s view -British -French
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Lebanon -Relations with Israel -The President’s view -Harry S Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations and current Administration -Arab nations -United Arab Republic [UAR] -Syria -Iraq -Saudi Arabia -Jordan -US financial support -Bonds -Soviet Union -Possible withdrawal from Egypt -Israeli territorial concessions -US-Arab relations -Arab views -Great Britain -Japan -France -US -Soviet Union -Democrats’ views -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Edmund S. Muskie -Israel -Occupation of territory -Africa -Northern Africa -South Africa -Central Africa -The President’s view -Europeans -Latin America -Japan -Indonesia -Thailand -India, Pakistan -Middle East
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
National economy -Federal budget -Balance -Possible cuts -International economy -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Tax reform -Connally’s possible role -George S. McGovern -Muskie -George Meany -Democratic candidates -Democratic candidates -Social security -Welfare education -Defense spending -Tax increases -Price increases -Press coverage -Tax reform -Connally’s review -Capital gains -Stock market -Real estate -Administration’s possible actions -Congress -Capital gains -Trade balance -Foreign exchange markets An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 3:15 pm and 5:16 pm. -Congress -The President’s role The President’s schedule -News -ITT case -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Press conferences -Frequency
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Television -Speeches -Televised press conferences -1972 election -Democrats National issues -Possible Republican response strategy -Congress -Republican National Committee -Cabinet -Democratic primaries -Wisconsin -Busing
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:15 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:16 pm. ITT case -Richard G. Kleindienst confirmation hearing Peter M. Flanigan -Harry F. Byrd -William E. Brock, III -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -John N. Mitchell -Clark MacGregor
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Roman L. Hruska’s possible letter -John D. Ehrlichman -Executive Session -William P. Rogers, Arthur K. Watson -Executive privilege Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:15 pm. -Flanigan’s possible statement -Kleindienst’s confirmation -Kissinger’s conversations with Congressional committees Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:16 pm. -Hruska -Ervin’s opposition -Executive privilege -Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John .F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson -Separation of powers -Congressmen -Warren E. Burger -Flanigan’s possible statement -Witnesses’ affidavits -James O. Eastland -Harold S. Geneen’s conversations -President -Haldeman -Connally, Peter Peterson -Mitchell, Spiro T. Agnew The President’s schedule -Jews -United Jewish appeal -B’nai B’rith -Kissinger -William L. Safire -Burns ITT case -Kleindienst’s confirmation
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Congressional hearings -Strategy -Floor vote -Michael J. Mansfield’s statement, March 28th -Prospects -Possible withdrawal -Erwin N. Griswold -Kleindienst’s possible statement -ITT settlement -Withdrawal -Strategy -Congressional hearings -Administration’s options -Democrats’ intentions -Committee’s actions -Mansfield -Kleindienst’s possible actions -Withdrawal -Reaction -Haldeman’s view -Scenarios -Haldeman’s view -Continued hearings -Vote on the nomination -Withdrawal -The President’s view -Connally’s view -Mansfield -National economy -Tax reform -The President’s possible actions -Emoluments for individuals -Flanigan, Mitchell, Kleindienst -San Diego convention -Contributions -San Diego convention -Contributions -Democrats’ motives -Effect of repetition -Kleindienst’s possible actions -ITT settlement
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Philip A. Hart -Dita D. Beard memorandum -Involvement of Mitchell and Kleindienst -Hart’s possible actions -Eastland -Haldeman’s view -President’s statement -Mitchell’s views -Robert J. Dole -Kleindienst’s possible actions -Senate -Mansfield’s possible actions -Dole’s possible response -Senate -Mansfield -Jack N. Anderson -The Administration actions -Committee hearings -Eastland, Hart -Washington Post, New York Times -Alternatives -Kleindienst -Alternatives -L. Patrick Gray, III -Kleindienst’s possible actions -Committee hearings -Abe Fortas’s nomination -Lyndon B. Johnson -Fortas -Kleindienst’s possible actions -Unknown man during Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration -Committee hearings -Effect of continuation -Television -Richard W. McLaren -Joseph McCarthy -Television -Kleindienst’s possible actions -Hugh Scott -Statement -Connally’s conversation with John Chancellor
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Joseph C. Kraft -Senators -Hruska -Marlow Cook -Membership in the committee -Justice Department -G. Harrold Carswell, [Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr.] -William H. Rehnquist, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Leadership in the US -The President’s previous meeting with the General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament -John J. McCloy -Lauris Norstad -William W. Scranton -The President’s view -Middlesex Club -Governors -Ronald W. Reagan -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Preston Smith -Richard B. Ogilvie -Milton J. Shapp -John J. Gilligan -Reubin O. Askew -James E. (“Jimmy”) Carter -Republican Governors Conference -William T. Cahill -Thomas J. Meskill -Senate -House of Representatives -[Carl B. Albert] -[[Thomas] Hale Boggs] -Gerald R. Ford -Clarence J. Brown -James T. Broyhill -Elford A. Cederburg -Edward J. Derwinski -William J. (“Jack”) Edwards -John N. Erlenborn -Louis Frey, Jr.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Jack F. Kemp -John H. Kyl -Robert H. Michel -Albert H. Quie -William A. Steiger -John B. Anderson -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -Richard H. Poff -John J. Rhodes -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Steiger -Kemp -Frey -Education system -Media -Vietnam War -“Captains of industry” -President of General Motors [GM] -President of US Steel -Cabinet -Kleindienst -Connally -Butz -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Elliot L. Richardson -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Possible changes -Connally’s view -Necessity -The President’s opponents -Wallace -John N. Ashbrook, Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. -Kleindienst ITT case -Kleindienst’s confirmation -Committee hearings -Mansfield -Hart, Quentin Burdick, John V. Tunney
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
-Hart -Beard -Edward M. Kennedy -Administration’s position -The President’s forthcoming press conference -ITT settlement Connally left at 5:16 pm. The President left at 5:16 pm. The President returned at an unknown time before 5:30 pm. Connally -The President’s view -Charles W. Colson ITT case -Kleindienst’s confirmation -Administration’s position -Press -Committee hearings -Mitchell -Duration -Washington Post -Possible allegations of cover-up -Length -Strategy The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:16 pm and 5:30 pm. [Conversation No. 327-8A] [See Conversation No. 22-37] [End of telephone conversation] -Haldeman’s possible conversations with Colson and MacGregor Haldeman left at 5:30 pm.
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 327-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 327-9 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 5:30 pm - 5:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 22-38]
Conversation No. 327-10 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 5:31 pm - 5:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building Stephen B. Bull talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 22-39]
Conversation No. 327-11 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:32 pm and 5:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Briefcase Folder Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:48 pm.