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Date: 
Apr 25, 1972 - May 04, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 334-1 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:25 pm and 3:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Note Papers -John D. Ehrlichman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:35 pm.
Conversation No. 334-2 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: 3:35 pm - 4:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Briefing Vietnam -Announcement on US troop levels -Time -Basketball game -California -News shows -Ziegler's possible comments -The President's report to nation -Henry A. Kissinger’s return from Moscow -Camp David -Nguyen Van Thieu, Ellsworth F. Bunker, William J. Porter and Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Consultation -Approval of announcement
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) -Changes in levels -May 1, 1972 -Negotiations -Announcement -Timing -Kissinger's trip to Moscow -Disclosure to press -Ziegler's statement -Secrecy -Necessity -Disclosure to press -Soviet summit -Crisis -Answers to questions Kissinger entered at 3:40 pm. Ziegler's briefing -Time Ziegler left at an unknown time before 3:42 pm. The President's forthcoming speech on Vietnam -Draft -Review -Major point -Doves, intellectuals -Cambodia’s speech [April 30, 1970] -November 3, 1969 speech -Difference in tone -Soviets -Election -Relation to Cambodia -Cambodia -Washington Post -Problems -Kent State University -Appeal to hawks -Doves -Problems
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) John K. Andrews, Jr. entered at 3:42 pm. -Copy for Kissinger -Review with Andrews and Winston Lord -Quality of work Andrews left at 3:45 pm. -Kissinger's recommendations -Changes -Peace terms -Hyperbole -Doves -Concern -Soviets -Hawks -Clark MacGregor's survey -Kissinger’s schedule -Speaking engagement -Tone -Changes Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:45 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm. Vietnam -The President's speech -Review with Kissinger -First part of speech -Casualties -Timing -Negotiations -The President's offers to North Vietnam -Casualties -Statement on number from previous year -Kissinger's changes -Review by the President -Negotiations
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) -North Vietnamese refusal to talk Kissinger's health -Trip to Moscow -Time difference Kissinger's trip to Moscow -Call to Katherine L. Graham -Publication of secret papers in Washington Post -Kissinger's protests -Graham's reaction Vietnam -The President's speech -Kissinger's revisions -North Vietnamese troop figures -Battlefield reports -Vietnamization program -Deletions -Future announcement -Use of draftees -US readiness to negotiate -US proposals -Bombing -Public issue -Statement on US objectives -Critics Ziegler entered at 3:55 pm. Television networks -Conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Request -The President's speech -Basketball game -Scheduling -Length of speech -Delay in game Ziegler left at 3:56 pm.
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) Vietnam -The President's speech -Kissinger's changes -North Vietnamese victory -Deletions -Soviet assistance to North Vietnam -Reference to Middle East -Liberals -US refusal to be humiliated or defeated or to surrender -Deletions -Soviets -Tone -US involvement -Termination -Deletions -US as "great power" -The President's responsibilities -World leadership -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Conversation with Kissinger -Evaluation -Bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong -Sherlock Holmes analogy -Support -Bombing -Invitation to Moscow -Frequency -Kissinger’s trip to Moscow -Hanoi and Haiphong -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Meeting with Kissinger -Soviet Summit -The President's forthcoming speech to retiring congressmen -Kissinger's briefing for John B. Connally -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Cease-fire in place -Reaction to proposal -The President's conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Porter -Termination of war -Possible bombing
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) -Kissinger's meeting with Dobrynin -Meeting with Andrei A. Gromyko -Soviets -Assistance to US -W[illiam] Averell Harriman, Lyndon B. Johnson and Robert F. Kennedy -Motives for settlement -German Treaty -Middle East -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Dobrynin -Dealings with present Administration -Interests of "great powers" -Gromyko -Brezhnev -The President's speech -Secrecy -Leaks -Ziegler, Haldeman, John A. Scali, William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -Kissinger's changes -Lord -The President's review -Rogers -Discussion with Kissinger -Rogers -Involvement in PRC, Moscow, SALT and Berlin trips SALT -Discussion with Kissinger -Negotiations -Gerard C. Smith -Haig -Plenary sessions -Rogers -Discussion with Kissinger -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] -Smith -Contacts with Kissinger -Rogers and Laird -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Smith and Rogers
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Conv. No. 334-2 (cont.) -Kissingers' trip to Moscow -Paper -Recall of Smith -Wire from the President -Rogers -Schedule -Announcement -Military -Publicity -The President's trip to Florida -Meeting with Smith and verification panel -Time -Kissinger's return to Washington Ronald W. Reagan -Conversation with Kissinger -Soviets Nelson A. Rockefeller -Reaction to Kissinger's trip to Moscow Vietnam -The President's speech -Draft -Return to the President -Dinner honoring congressmen -Time Kissinger left at 4:20 pm.
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Conversation No. 334-3 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: 4:23 pm - 4:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 23-72]
Conversation No. 334-4 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:24 pm and 4:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. President’s schedule
Conversation No. 334-5 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:24 pm and 4:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 23-73]
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Conversation No. 334-6 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: 4:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 23-74]
Conversation No. 334-7 Date: April 25, 1972 Time: 4:28 pm - 4:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Ronald W. Reagan -Reaction to briefing Congress -Briefing Vietnam -Bombing halt -A study -Tom C. Huston -Haldeman' note from Kenneth L. Khachigian [?] -North Vietnamese communications to Lyndon B.Johnson via William Averell Harriman -Analysis -Publication of documents -Harriman -Timing -Arrangements -Henry A. Kissinger -Documents
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Conv. No. 334-7 (cont.)
-Huston -Official release -Kissinger -Publication -Value of story The President’s schedule -Forthcoming speech -Networks -Helicopter -Time Vietnam -Hawks -Reaction to Administration's policies -Reasons -Soviets -Settlement -Revelations to press on Kissinger's trip -Kissinger's briefing -William P. Rogers
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The President's schedule -Meeting -Time -Rogers -Meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister [Kim Yong-Shik] -Troops in South Vietnam
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Conv. No. 334-7 (cont.)
Vietnam -The President's speech -Speechwriter -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Abilities -Contributions to text and tone -Youth Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:35 pm. The President's schedule -Dinner for retiring congressmen Butterfield left at 4:37 pm. -Timing -Value The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler between 4:43 and 4:45 pm. [Conversation No. 334-7A] [See Conversation No. 23-75] [End of telephone conversation] Press -Reaction to Kissinger's trip to Moscow -Credibility -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Public reaction Kissinger's trip to Moscow -Public reaction -Katherine L. Graham -Washington Post -Letters to editor -Press reaction -Hostility
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Conv. No. 334-7 (cont.)
Press -Administration's reactions The President's schedule -Trip to Florida -Meeting with Gerard C. Smith and verification panel -Press conference -Foreign policy Vietnam issue -Congress -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh's letter -Robert J. Dole -Effect on congressional elections -The President’s defeat of Jerry Voorhis in 1946 -Congressional reaction The President's dinner -Col. Albert Shoepper -Butterfield -Gerald R. Ford -Carl B. Albert Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:37 and 4:55 pm. [Conversation No. 334-7B] The President's dinner -Ford -Albert -Frank T. Bow [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull -Barber Shoepper Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:37 and 4:55 pm.
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Conv. No. 334-7 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 334-7C] The President's dinner -Preparations -Bull -Barber -Appointment [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman left at 4:55 pm.
Conversation No. 334-8 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:06 am and 9:28 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting -Time -Announcement -Meeting -Telephone call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [?] -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 9:28 am.
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Conversation No. 334-9 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:06 am and 9:28 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person [Alexander M. Haig, Jr.?]. Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 334-10 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 9:28 am - 10:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Call from Richard G. Kleindienst -Announcement -The President -Kleindienst -Statement -Timing -State funeral -Plans -John N. Mitchell -Knowledge -Compared to Kleindienst -Conversation with Haldeman -The President’s schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Statement by the President -Length -Draft -Flags
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) -The President's order -Press -Haldeman's arrangements -Return call -Mitchell Haig entered at 9:29 am. Haldeman left at 9:30 am. -Time -Recent criticism -Pressures of job -The President's support -Criticism -State Department -Arthur K. Watson Watson -State Department Vietnam -Negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Message to Haig -Time in Paris -Future call to Haig -Meeting -The President's memorandum -Quang Tri -Bin Dinh province -South Vietnamese army -Regiment -Location -Pacified area -Memorandum -Quang Tri -Capture -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] division Commander Gen. Vu Van Giai -North Vietnamese assault
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) -South Vietnamese units -Escape -Contact with North Vietnam -North Vietnam -US air strikes -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s request
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-Wounded -Number to North Vietnam -Deaths -Significance of figures -North Vietnamese invasion -Abrams's report -Tone -ARVN -US training program -ARVN response -US advisors -Relations with South Vietnamese counterparts -Compared with Cambodia
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) US military -Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. -Recent policies -Impact on navy -Discipline Vietnam -North Vietnamese invasion -Wounded -Air strikes -Number -TACAIR -Military region [MR] one -Impact -Quang Tri -Capture -Reasons -South Vietnamese leadership -Significance -Hue -South Vietnamese Commander, General Phu [sp?] [Forename unknown] -South Vietnamese units -Marines -Rangers -South Vietnamese tanks -Losses -Latest report -Errors -Capabilities -Tanks -West Europe -Shipment by air -Problems -Okinawa -Missiles -Effectiveness -Helicopters -Tanks -Tests -Use by South Vietnamese and US helicopter crews -North Vietnamese invasion
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) -MR Two -Battles -Kissinger's report on pause in fighting -Paris negotiations -Kontum -Possible loss -Timing -Retreat -Execution -South Vietnamese performance -Possible loss -Air strikes -Importance -MR Three -Saigon -Scare stories -Abrams -North Vietnamese losses -Route One in Cambodia -Opening -MR Four -Abrams -ARVN success -An loc -Patrols -Contacts with North Vietnam -MR One -Latest reports -South Vietnamese counterattacks -ARVN -Performance -Air strikes -Hanoi and Haiphong -Kissinger -Abrams -US public reaction -Relation to Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Support -Impact on North Vietnam -US bargaining position -ARVN
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) -Morale -US support -Implementation -Paris talks -William J. Porter -Importance -Air strikes -Kissinger’s recommendations -B-52s -Problems -Haig’s recommendation -Concentration of force -Planning -Intensity -First strikes -Pressure on Abrams -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Moorer -Call from Haig -Importance -North Vietnam -ARVN morale -US public opinion -Press reports -Long Tieng -Pnompenh -Press coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -ARVN unit -Kissinger -Press -Liberals -Defensiveness -Paris talks and SALT -Public opinion -Desire for action -Abrams -Reaction to invasion -John W. Vogt, Jr. -Reaction -Abrams
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Conv. No. 334-10 (cont.) -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Contacts With ARVN -Bunker -Message to Thieu -US support -Work with ARVN -Kissinger -Paris trip -Thieu Hoover -Performance -Enemies Vietnam -Abrams -Press briefings -The President -Melvin R. Laird -Abrams -Dealings with press -Quang Tri -Kontum -Kissinger -Soviet summit -US acceptance -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Free elections -Thieu -Air strikes against Hanoi and Haiphong -Impact on North Vietnam -Cessation -Reasons -Soviet Union -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Planning -Time -Start Haig left at 10:00 am.
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Conversation No. 334-11 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Announcement -Funeral -John N. Mitchell -White House control -Clyde A. Tolson Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Appointment of new director -Acting Director -[Forename unknown] Micko [sp?] -Tolson -Health Hoover -Death -Patrick J. Buchanan -Announcement by the President -Information -Hoover’s career -Memorial service -John D. Ehrlichman -Melvin R. Laird -The President's support during career -Opposition to critics -Press -Pressures of job -The President's forthcoming statement
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Conversation No. 334-12 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?]. Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Confirmation by Senate -Loyalty -Job at Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Compared with J. Edgar Hoover Hoover -Announcement of death -Delay
Conversation No. 334-13 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Manolo Sanchez. Request for meeting
Conversation No. 334-14 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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Conv. No. 334-14 (cont.) J. Edgar Hoover -Successor -Acting Director -Clyde A. Tolson -Confirmation -Election -Selection -Compared to Cabinet appointments -Criteria -Confirmation -Problems -Delays -Acting Director -Capable aide -Limited term -Compared with Supreme Court vacancy -Appointment -Problems
Conversation No. 334-15 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 10:25 am - 10:35 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan. J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Written statement -Release -Text -Mourning -Career -Service -Loyalty -Release
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Conv. No. 334-15 (cont.) Typewriter Buchanan left at 10:35 am.
Conversation No. 334-16 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 10:35 am - 10:37 am Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 23-103]
Conversation No. 334-17 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown after 10:37 am and 10:43 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Patrick J. Buchanan. Typing J. Edgar Hoover -Statement -Release Buchanan left at 10:43 am.
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Conversation No. 334-18 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 10:43 am - 10:44 am Location: Executive Office Building H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 23-104]
Conversation No. 334-19 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:22 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm.
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Conversation No. 334-20 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 1:22 pm - 1:23 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. A book Butterfield left at 1:23 pm.
Conversation No. 334-21 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Domestic activities -Grocery store -Richard A. Moore -J. Edgar Hoover's funeral -Eulogy -Burial service -Richard G. Kleindienst Hoover -Successor -Nominee -Selection -Timing -Postponement -Election year consideration -L. Patrick Gray -Commitment -Statement
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Conv. No. 334-21 (cont.) -Preparation -John D. Ehrlichman -Ronald L. Ziegler -Release -Timing -Review by the President -Length
Conversation No. 334-22 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Greetings The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:38 pm.
Conversation No. 334-23 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:38 pm.
Conversation No. 334-24 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 334-25 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 334-26 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file [portions were replayed].
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Conversation No. 334-27 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 334-28 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 334-29 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Private memoranda -Filing Tape recorder -Problem -Repair Briefcase Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:38 pm.
Conversation No. 334-30 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
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Conversation No. 334-31 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Door
Conversation No. 334-32 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Weather Sequoia cruise -Departure time Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:38 pm.
Conversation No. 334-33 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 4:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Return call
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Conversation No. 334-34 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 4:38 pm - 4:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 23-112]
Conversation No. 334-35 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: 4:40 pm - 4:41 pm Location: Executive Office Building Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 23-113]
Conversation No. 334-36 Date: May 2, 1972 Time: Unknown after 4:41 pm - 6:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
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J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Publicity -Compared with Dwight D. Eisenhower's death -Press reports -Past criticism Vietnam -North Vietnamese invasion -Refugees Hoover -Rotunda -Lying-in-state -Justice Department -Successor -Selection -John D. Ehrlichman -Senate -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Congressional investigation -Problems -Successor -Selection -Senate -1972 election -Climate of opinion -Postponement -Statement
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Political issue -John N. Mitchell -Ehrlichman -Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman -Congressional testimony -L. Patrick Gray -Present position Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President between 4:49 and 4:51 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36A] [See Conversation No. 23-114] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -US air strikes -Concentration -US training programs -[Unintelligible] -Robert F. Kennedy Hoover -The President's statement -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -News reports -Funeral -Publicity -Detractors -Flags -Half-mast -The President's order -1972 election -Issue John B. Connally Unknown person
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:51 and 4:57 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36B] [See Conversation No. 23-115] [End of telephone conversation] Meeting -Duration -Unknown person's speech Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:51 pm. Machine -Removal Sanchez left at 4:57 pm. The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 4:57 and 4:58 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36C] [See Conversation No. 23-116; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation.] [End of telephone conversation] Hoover -The President's statement -Ehrlichman -Law and order -Detractors Jerry V. Wilson Byron R. White Robert C. Mardian Curtis W. Tarr
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.)
Bill Woods Connally The President's statement -Unknown person's reaction Connally -Party at ranch -House -Tour by Haldeman -Reaction of Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally -Gift -World's Fair of 1939 -Letter from the President -Shelly [sp?] Smith -Value -Location Vietnam
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Unknown person's views -New York Times -Indians -United Nations [UN] -Blacks
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) Virgil Percy [sp?] -Union magazine editor -Time -Meeting with the President The President's schedule -Trip to Annapolis -Transportation -Sequoia -Naval Academy cadets -Publicity -Compared with meeting with astronauts -Sequoia -Chapel service -Return to Washington -Domestic events -Ehrlichman -Problems -Scheduling -Hoover statement -Timing -Price -Radio -Audience -Replays FBI -Importance -Director -Nominee Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters Vietnam -Refugees -News stories -Significance -News stories -Public support for the President -North Vietnamese invasion
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Soviet aid -Soviet summit Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:58 pm. The President's schedule -Sequoia cruise -Preparations -Time -Attendance -The President's pipes Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:26 pm. Vietnam -The President's policies -Polls -Soviet summit -Approval rate -Enemy casualties in Laos The President's schedule -Hoover eulogy -Trip to Annapolis -The President's speech -Subject [Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:58 and 5:26 pm.] [Conversation No. 334-36D] The President's schedule -Speech in Annapolis -Location [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:58 and 5:26 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36E]
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 23-117] [End of telephone conversation] FBI -Richard G. Kleindienst -Hoover -Race tracks -Movie stars -Pictures -Unknown person The President's schedule -Trip to Soviet Union -Announcement on steel quotas -Unemployment The President talked with Clyde A. Tolson between 5:26 and 5:27 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36F] [See Conversation No. 23-118] [End of telephone conversation] Hoover -Tolson -FBI -Private files -Location -Access Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:27 and 5:30 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36G] The President’s schedule [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) The President's schedule -The President's speech at Annapolis -Location -Chapel -Armory -Mess Hall -Problems -Chapel -Problems -Tradition -Armory -Arrangements -Selection -Criteria Hoover -Eulogy -John Foster Dulles -Succession -Tolson -Age Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:27 pm. Meeting with Ehrlichman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:30 pm. Ehrlichman entered at 5:30 pm. Ronald L. Ziegler Hoover -Death -News stories -The President's announcement -News release -Ziegler The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:30 and 5:31 pm.
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 334-36H] [See Conversation No. 23-119] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman left at 5:31 pm. Hoover -The President's announcement -Handling -Hoover's career Ehrlichman talked with Ronald L. Ziegler between 5:35 and 5:37 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36I] [See Conversation No. 23-120] Ehrlichman conferred with the President at an unknown time during the conversation. FBI -Acting Director -The President's nomination -Congress -Timing [End of telephone conversation] FBI -Acting Director -Appointment -Timing -Gray -Ehrlichman's recommendation -Nomination -Permanent successor -1972 election -Partisanship -Gray
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Nomination -Conditions -Congressional investigation -Martin Luther King -Wiretap -Preventive detention -Possible questions -Hoover's successor -Announcement -Kleindienst -Ziegler -Ehrlichman -Appointment -Gerald R. Ford -Samuel L. Devine -Preference on speed of nomination An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:37 pm. Unknown request The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:46 pm. Hoover's successor -Appointment -Devine -Reelection
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) Bicentennial in Philadelphia -Problem
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The President's schedule -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Statement -Support from Republican governors -Governors Conference in White Sulphur Springs -Public support -Meeting with the President -Length Bicentennial in Philadelphia -Frank L. Rizzo -Ehrlichman's call -Commission -Recommendation on Philadelphia -Problems -Finances -Conversations with Rizzo -State of Pennsylvania -Highway funds -Appropriations
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Adverse recommendations -Rizzo -Meeting with Ehrlichman -Alternative proposals Tax reform -Wilbur D. Mills's letter -Answer -Meeting with Mills -Connally's recommendation -Problems Welfare reform -Senate Finance Committee -Republicans -Meeting with the President -Ehrlichman's recommendation -Proposals -Criticism -Elliot L. Richardson and James D. Hodgson -Russell B. Long -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Administration's position -The President's meeting with Senate Finance Committee -Meeting with Ehrlichman -Ehrlichman's appearance on Meet the Press -Question -"Workfare" -Family assistance -Republican senators' proposals -Criticism -Possible questions for the President during recent Texas trip -Budget -Inflation -Welfare costs Postal system -Ehrlichman's conversation with Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Subsidy -Life -Problems with elimination
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Life -Future Unemployment -Plan -Lewis's article -Title -Connally -Mailing -Reprints Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 5:55 pm. Phone call -Richard C. Valeriani The President's schedule -Haldeman -An announcement -Meeting with Rockefeller FBI -Acting director -Morning briefing The President's schedule -Meeting with Rockefeller -Time -Duration -News story -Acting Director of FBI -Time FBI -Acting Director -Nomination -A briefing -Senate -Partisanship -Timing of selection -Successor to Hoover
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Kleindienst announcement -Confirmation problems -Announcement of interim director -Public acceptance -Selection -Postponement -Election year -Senate approval Ziegler left at 6:03 pm. The President talked with the White House operator at 6:03 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36J] [See Conversation No. 23-121] [End of telephone conversation]
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The President's schedule -Trip to Annapolis -Discussion with Haldeman -Possible stops -Hoover The President talked with Helen Gandy between 6:06 and 6:07 pm. [Conversation No. 334-36K]
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 23-122] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Grocery store visit -Trip to Annapolis -Stops -Value -University of Maryland -Dinner with midshipmen -Significance for youth -Discussion of issues -Arrangements -Youth -Naval officers -University of Maryland students -The President's identification -Control of conversation -Emphasis on young members of staff -Control -Transportation -Stopover -Supermarket -Planning -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Small store -Jews -Chains -Connally -Safeway -Sanchez -Victorio Delacruz -Dinner with midshipmen -Ziegler -Newspaperman -Robert Semple -New York Times -Pulitzer Prize -Wire service reporter
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Conv. No. 334-36 (cont.) -Walter Meares [sp?] -Edward E. Carlson -United Airlines -Edward E. Carlson, Jr. -Hubert H. Humphrey -Ambition -John K. Andrews, Jr. Andrews Ziegler -Age The President's schedule -Trip to Soviet Union -Soviet summit -Summer trips Briefcase Ehrlichman left at 6:17 pm.
Conversation No. 334-37 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:52 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:51 pm.
Conversation No. 334-38 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:52 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Time
Conversation No. 334-39 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:52 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:51 pm.
Conversation No. 334-40 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:52 pm and 2:51 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 23-151]
Conversation No. 334-41 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: 2:51 pm - 2:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Richard A. Moore. [See Conversation No. 23-152]
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Conversation No. 334-42 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:57 pm and 3:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Ray Conniff -Arrival -Meeting with the President -Photograph -Certificate -Tour of Oval Office -Gifts Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with the President Bull left at an unknown time before 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 334-43 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: Unknown after 2:57 pm until 3:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ray Conniff and Alexander P. Butterfield; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Mrs. Emily Jo Ann (Imhof) Conniff -Trip to California -Baby -California adoption laws
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Conv. No. 334-43 (cont.) Norman Vincent Peale -Visit with the Conniff -Best wishes -Wishes Meeting with Ray Conniff Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:57 pm. Presidential gift -Ash tray -Emily Conniff Bull left at an unknown time before 3:03 pm. Ray Conniff -Singers Conniff and Butterfield left at 3:03 pm.
Conversation No. 334-44 Date: May 4, 1972 Time: 3:04 pm - unknown before 5:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Greetings J. Edgar Hoover -Funeral John B. Connally The President's foreign policy -The President’s instincts -EC 121
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -November 3, 1969 speech -Shortcomings -Camp David -Cambodia -Blockade -Laos -US reaction -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -US reactions -Laird -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s. mission -Rogers -US assault Soviets -Connally -Summit -Cancellation -Significance Vietnam -Public reaction -Lyndon B. Johnson's position -Military moves -The President's policies -Compared with Johnson -Air strikes -Abrams and Laird -The President's orders -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Hue -Duration -Intensity -Summit -Cancellation -Blockade -US goal -1972 election -Bombing -Escalation
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Public opinion -Senate reaction -US goal -Soviet Summit -US stakes -Connally -South Vietnam -Air attacks -Intensity -Connally -Civilian casualties -Railroad yards -Docks -Soviet ships -Military installations -Civilians -North Vietnam -Goals -Defeat of the President -Ramifications -US defeat -Consequences -Domino theory -Thailand -Indonesia -Israel -Soviets -View of the President and Kissinger -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Romania -Cuba -Dealings with North Vietnam -Policies toward US -Negotiations -Questions -Le Duc Tho [?] -Prisoners of war [POWs] -North Vietnamese strategy -Defeat of negotiated settlement -North Vietnamese conditions -Plenary meetings
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Preparations for bombing -Bombing halt -Bombing -Blockade -The President's explanation to public -Kissinger -Moscow trip -William J. Porter -Refusal to surrender -Cutoff of military supplies -Soviets -Summit cancellation -Likelihood -Impact of two-day strike -Kissinger's recommendation -Blockade -Advantages -Abrams and Laird -Bombing -Rail lines to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Oil dumps -Extent -The President's speech -Duration -Abrams -Hue -B-52s -F-4s -Hanoi and Haiphong -Targets -Petroleum, oil, and lubricants [POL] dumps -Power plants -Rail yards -Coordination with blockade -Soviet summit -Cancellation -Blockade -Bombing -Television announcement -Blockade -Summit
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Warning -The President's announcement -Necessity -Explanation to public -Summit -Cancellation -Blockade -Explanation to governments shipping to North Vietnam -Kissinger -Porter -Le Duc Tho -Retaliation -Kontum -Dong Ha -Quang Tri -Duration -Cease-fire -POW release -Withdrawal of US forces -Cease-fire -Nguyen Van Thieu's response -Bombing -Extent -Damage to North Vietnam -The President's speech -Thieu -Cease-fire -Bombing and blockade -Cessation -Conditions -POWs -Cease-fire -Conditions -US troop withdrawal -Senate -Extent -Cabinet -Implementation -The President's speech -Preparation -Loss of hue
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Bombing -Advantages -Soviet response -Soviet summit -Cancellation -Connally's views -US foreign policy -Credibility -Europe -Soviet Union -Middle East -Africa -Latin America -US response to North Vietnamese invasion -US policy in Vietnam -November 3, 1969 -The President's trip to PRC -Troop withdrawals -Negotiations -The President's Soviet trip -Summit cancellation -Bombing -Problems -Blockade -Haig's views -North Vietnamese invasion -1972 election -The President's response -Bombing and blockade -Oil supplies -Rail lines -B-52s -Roads -POL dumps -Concentration -Intensity -Moorer -The President's call -Laird -Haig's presence
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:04 and 3:44 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44A] [See Conversation No. 23-153] [End of telephone conversation] Hoover’s funeral -Eulogy Vietnam -Bombing -Conversation with Moorer -Blockade -The President's announcement -Timing -Problem -International law The White House Operator talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 3:04 and 3:44 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44B] [See Conversation No. 23-154] The President conferred with Haldeman at an unknown time during the conversation. Blockade -The President's announcement Kissinger conferred with the President at an unknown time during the conversation. Moorer -Location -Swearing-in ceremony -Schedule -Return call [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) Vietnam -Blockade -North Vietnamese invasion -US response -South Vietnam -POWs -Negotiations -Kissinger -Moscow, Paris -Porter -North Vietnamese response -US offers -North Vietnamese escalation -Plenary session -Kontum -North Vietnamese positions -Imposition of communist government -The President's speech -Kissinger's speech at the Metropolitan Club -Answer to question -US victory -Blockade -Advantages -Plans -Naval action -Cruiser -Haiphong -Attacks on shore batteries and docks -Blockade -Departure of ships -Docks -Departure of ships -Mines -Haig -Problems -Summit cancellation -Bombing -Kissinger's recommendations -Hanoi, Haiphong -Kissinger's luncheon with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Soviet summit
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -The President's trip to Moscow -Cancellation -The President's statement -Television -Connally -Discussion with the President Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:04 and 3:44 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44C] [See Conversation No. 23-155] The President conferred with Kissinger at an unknown time during the conversation. Vietnam -Moorer -Meeting Kissinger's trip to New York -Departure -Time -Speech
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Vietnam -Report -Copy -Abrams
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Verdun -Unknown German general -Philippe Petain -Outcome -Erich Falkenhayn Israel -Arms aid -Yitzhak Rabin Haldeman talked with Connally. [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Soviet summit -Connally -Bombing -Blockade -Bombing -Hanoi and Haiphong -North Vietnamese response Defense Department -Laird -Replacement -Connally -Abrams -Laird -Contacts with the President -[David] Kenneth Rush -Contacts with Abrams -Moorer Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:04 and 3:44 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44D] [See Conversation No. 23-156] [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.)
Vietnam -Haig -Attendance at meeting -Loyalty -Abrams -John W. Vogt, Jr. -Abrams -Haig -Chain of command -Moorer -Laird -Responsibilities -Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Contacts with the President -Bombing Winston S. Churchill -Book on World War I -World War II The White House operator talked with Henry Kissinger at an unknown time between 3:04 and 3:44 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44E] [See Conversation No. 23-157] The President conferred with Kissinger at an unknown time during the conversation. Message to Moorer [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Chain of command -Laird Connally entered at 3:44 pm. Greetings
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.)
Hoover -The President's eulogy -Compared with eulogies for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Everett M. Dirksen -Duration -Hoover -Hoover's career -Significance -Patriotism -Greatness -Recognition -Appointment -Herbert C. Hoover -Accomplishments -Lyndon B. Johnson -Robert F. Kennedy -John F. Kennedy -Joseph P. Kennedy -Edward M. Kennedy -Robert Kennedy
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-Disagreement with the President -Lou Nichols -Alger Hiss case -J. Edgar Hoover's position -FBI investigation -Findings -Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Staff -Pumpkin Papers -Whittaker Chambers -Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker -Harry S. Truman's order on FBI cooperation with House un-American Activities Committee [HUAC] -Father John Cronin -The President's meeting with J. Edgar Hoover -Wiretap -Leaks -Consequences Haig -Attendance at meeting Kissinger talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:44 and 3:55 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44F] Haig -Attendance at meeting -Location [End of telephone conversation] J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Age -Mistakes -Detractors -Estate -Sidney Richardson -Friendship with the President -Swimming -Richardson -Clint Murchison -Social occasions
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-Richardson -Murchison -Deals -Business -Murchison -Telephone call -Robert Young -New York Central Railroad -Allegheny Corporation -Murchison Richardson -Athens, Texas -Locale -Agriculture -A bank -Arthur Underwood's father -Early career -Oil field -Bert Burnett -Anne Burnett Andrews -Husband -Burnett -Return to Athens -New car -Oil prospectors -Underwood -Wealth -[Forename] Winn -Real estate
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Murchison -Wealth -Corporations -Early career -Switchboard operator Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:44 pm. Refreshment J. Edgar Hoover -Death -Sanchez Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm. Connally -Haig US foreign policy -Mistakes -North Koreans -Shooting down of EC-21 -US response -Kissinger -Rogers and Laird -The President's speech, of November 3, 1969 -Public reaction -Follow-up -Cambodia -The President's meeting with Rogers and Laird -"Menu" air strikes -Intensity -Confidentiality -Rogers and Laird -Objections -Consequence -Rogers and Laird -Delays in orders
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Testimony -Attitude of Ellsworth F. Bunker and Abrams -Contradictions -Support of the President -US casualties -Laird -Fishhook -South Vietnamese forces -Delta area -Flooding -Rogers and Laird -John N. Mitchell -Kissinger’s schedule -Camp David -Opposition to US policies Vietnam -Blockade in 1970 -Haiphong -PRC -Air strikes -Impact -Cambodia invasion -Impact on US casualties -Laos [Lam Son, 1971] -Laird -Abrams -Rogers -Major problem -Abrams -Trip to Bangkok -Impact on US casualties -Abrams -Restrictions on US advisors -Laird -US advisors -Sortie ceiling -Command structure -Proposed assignment of Haig -Laird’s reaction
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) Haig entered at 3:55 pm. -Soviet summit -Cancellation -US initiative -Compared with U-2 incident -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Impact on public opinion -US action -The President's attendance -Position -1972 election -Use of power of office -Nuclear weapons -North Vietnamese invasion -Stakes -Soviet Vietnam -US reaction -Plans -Bombing -Problems -Predictability -Churchill on World Wars I and II -Predictability -North Vietnamese readiness -Blockade -Necessity of bombing -Railways, roads and POL dumps -Haig’s view -Problems -Goals -Relation of summit to war -US stakes -Victory -Blockade -Implementation -The President's speech -US peace offers -Kissinger -POWs -Justification
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -John Kennedy -Quarantine -Announcement -Conditions -Return of POWs -Ceasefire in Vietnam -US troop withdrawals -Timing -Chances of success -Bombing -Situation in South Vietnam -Abrams -Hue, Kontum and III corps -Blockade -Problems -Laird -Kissinger -Bombing -Limitations -Blockade -Departing ships -Bombing -Targets -Docks, POL, railroads, power plants -Civilians -Possible effects -Cancellation of summit -Berlin -Cambodia -Berlin -Willy Brandt -Cuba
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-Plans -Soviet reactions [Helmut Sonnenfeldt] -Bombing -Disadvantages -Propaganda -Duration -Soviet summit -POWs -Kissinger’s trip to Moscow -Impact on Johnson -Blockade -Advantages -Soviet response -Compared with Cuban blockade -Bombing -Targets -POL dumps -Mining -Docks -Haiphong -Johnson’s experience -Guerrilla war -Sihanhoukville -Shock effect -PRC response
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Prospects -Mobilization -Soviets -Airlift -Bombing -Air fields -C-5As -North Vietnamese resupply -Delays -PRC -Soviet supplies -Blockade -Advantages -Problems -Public support -POWs -Ceasefire -US troop withdrawal -Connally’s reaction -Michael J. Mansfield's resolution -Terms -Negotiations -Release of POWs -US pull-out -Connally’s response -South Vietnamese defeat -US pull-out -Blockade -Connally’s response -Soviet reaction -Summit -US stakes in war -Casualties -Integrity -Credibility -Negotiations -Package of offers -Thieu -POWs -Emphasis -Symbolism
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Geneva agreements -Escalation of war -International law -Necessity -Bombing -Abrams -Concentration -B-52s -Moorer -F-4s -Summit -The President's speech -Impact on South Vietnamese military situation -South Vietnamese performance -III and IV corps -Cease-fire -Problems -Blockade -Cessation -Conditions -Impact on South Vietnam -Psychological effect on North Vietnam -Landings in North Vietnam -US ground forces -Marines -Vinh -Diversionary tactics -Abrams -South Vietnamese forces -Planning -Operation Overlord -Eisenhower -Blockade -Time -Conversation with Moorer -Secrecy -Laird -Rush -Plans -Moorer -Blockade plans
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -US task force -Mines -Departing ships -Mines -The President's announcement -Cuban blockade -Entrance of foreign ships -US troops in South Vietnam -Da Nang -Binh long -Bombing -Psychological impact -The president's announcement -Length -Purpose -POWs -US peace offers -North Vietnamese responses -Le Duc Tho -South Vietnam -Morale -North Vietnamese invasion -Capture of Hue -Kontum -Capture -Hue -Ashau Valley -Communication lines -Hanoi -Hue -Vogt's report -US air power -Equipment -Bombing -B-52s -Hue -Planning -Orders to Moorer -Abrams -Replacement -Haig
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.)
Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 and 5:15 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44G] [See Conversation No. 23-158] Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm and conferred with the President, Haldeman and Connally. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm. Sanchez's statement Kissinger talked with Moorer. [End of telephone conversation] Rush -Meeting with the President Moorer -Meeting with the President -The President's orders -Laird -Direct line to the President -Problems -Forces Vietnam -The President's announcement -Television -Postponements in schedule -John Cardinal Krol -Abrams -Replacement -Civil War -Abraham Lincoln -Ambrose Burnside
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Benjamin F. Butler -Robert E. Lee -Capabilities -Replacement -Problems -US command -William E. Depuy -Meeting with the President in 1965 -Quest for more troops -Abrams -Frederick C. Weyand -Chain of command -Contacts with Haig -Problems -Communication -Haig -Assignment to Vietnam -Communication -Promotion -Removal of Abrams -Weyand -Abrams -Work with South Vietnam -Replacement -Haig -Timing -Superior -Laird -Control -Troop withdrawals -Vietnamization -Gen. William C. Westmoreland -Laos operation -Problems -Response to North Vietnam invasion -Kontum -An Loc -Replacement -Connally's reaction -Haig -Problems
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Replacement on National Security Council [NSC] -William A.K. (“Tony”) Lake -W. Averell Harriman -George S. McGovern -Edmund S. Muskie -US command -Laird -Problems -Abrams -Dealings with White House -Problems -JCS Alexander P. Butterfield talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 3:55 and 5:15 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44H] [See Conversation No. 23-159] The President conferred with Connally during the conversation. -Rush [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Moorer -Meeting -Unknown Chinese admiral -Abrams -Replacement -Blockade -Call to Rogers -Timing -Rogers -Cambodia -Return to US -Laird -Replacement -Connally -Haig
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Abrams -Problems -Assignment -Abrams -Rush -Abrams -New assignment -Chief of Staff -Westmoreland -Ambassadorship -Bunker -South Vietnam -Commander-In-Chief, Pacific [CINCPAC] -John S. McCain, Jr. -Haig -Assignment to South Vietnam -Bombing -Hue -Assignment -Terms -Title -Liaison with White House -Haldeman -Work With Kissinger -Work With Rogers -NSC -Haldeman -Haig's absence -Haig -Work with Rogers and Laird -Rogers -Work with Haldeman -Haldeman -Administrative work -L. Patrick Gray -Work with Arthur W. Radford -Brent G. Scowcroft -Compared with Haig -Religion -Moorer -Meeting with the President
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Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.)
Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 and 5:15 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44I] [See Conversation No. 23-160] [End of telephone conversation] Soviet summit -Kissinger's speech Vietnam -Moorer -Meeting with the President and Haig The White House operator talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 3:55 and 5:15 pm. [Conversation No. 334-44J] [See Conversation No. 23-161] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Moorer -Meeting with the President -Purpose -The President's announcement -Winston Lord and John K. Andrews, Jr. -Kissinger -Draft -Andrews -Lord Moorer entered at 5:15 pm. Moorer's meeting -John H. Chafee Connally's presence
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.)
Vietnam -The President's meeting with Moorer -Confidentiality -Laird -Abrams -Blockade -Announcement -Timing -Plans -Working group -Completion -Air strikes -Abrams -Intensity -Targets -Ships -Secrecy -Abrams -Planning -Air surveillance -Haiphong -Rules of engagement -Ships -Outline of plans -Air assets -Air strikes -Abrams -Hue perimeter -B-52s -Intensity -Compared with Verdun -Kontum -B-52s -Ashau Valley -B-52s -Targets -Intensity Kissinger left at 5:25 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 334-44 (cont.) -Blockade -Air support -POLs -Railroads -Docks -Purpose -Coordination with strikes -Air support -Intensity -Target areas -Civilian areas -South Vietnam -Air force -Attacks on North Vietnam -Dong Hoi -Retaliation -Role in blockade -South Vietnamese ports -Morale -South Vietnamese air force -An Loc -Amphibious role The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 5:35 pm.