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Date: 
May 10, 1972 - May 19, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conversation No. 337-28/339-1 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: 4:04-5:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [Continued from EOB 337-28] [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed] Dinner for Duke Law School classmates -President’s lifestyle -Compared with unknown person(s) -President’s habits -President’s appearance -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson -Age process -Drinking habits -Working habits -Classmates -Age -Suitability for Supreme Court -Compared with Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Dean Joseph T. Sneed -Supreme Court justice possibility -The President’s view -Texas -John D. Ehrlichman's comments -Public relations advantages -Charles S. Rhyne -Female classmates -Seating -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -JoAnne (Horton) Haldeman -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s view -Classmates -Reaction -Supreme Court justices -[David] Kenneth Rush -An unknown female classmate -Appearance
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 337-28/339-1 (cont.)
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Forthcoming election -Henry A. Kissinger's stake in Vietnam blockade -President's stakes in decision to blockade in Vietnam -Compared with Johnson -Johnson -Importance of Vietnam for reelection -Haldeman’s view -John B. Connally’s view -William P. Rogers’s view -The President’s view -George S. McGovern -Hubert H. Humphrey -McGovern -Connally’s view -McGovern's and George C. Wallace's appeal -Leadership -Busing -Constitutional Amendment Vietnam -Support for President's actions -Telegrams and letters -Liberals -Compared with John F. Kennedy and Cuban missile crisis and media liberals -A Vietnam War veteran -A Korean War veteran -A Vietnam War veteran -Stephen Page
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 337-28/339-1 (cont.) -A military wife -Prisoners of War [POWs] and Missing in Action [MIA] -Young man from Massachusetts -Presbyterians -A Vietnamese War veteran -A soldier -A family of a deceased Vietnam veteran -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
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-Comments -Spanish-American Business Association -A Democrat -Joseph [surname unknown], Lima, Ohio -Young Americans for Freedom -Silent Majority -Phil and Moiya Lear -American Security Council -Robert W. Galvin -John Fisher -Hawks -Polls -Percentage -Jesse Bush, Jr. -Disabled American Veterans -Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company -Russell DeYoung -Business Council member -Total of wires and letters -Percent of support -Polls
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 337-28/339-1 (cont.) -Publicity -Ronald L. Ziegler -Democrats -The President’s view -Polls -Charles H. Percy -Jacob K. Javits Haldeman left at 5:45 pm.
Conversation No. 339-2 Date: May 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:45 and 5:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Delivery of an item The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:48 pm.
Conversation No. 339-3 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 6:33-unknown before 7:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -The President’s previous prediction -Inflammatory rhetoric -Compared with Edward M. Kennedy
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) Kennedy -Secret Service protection -Request -John B. Connally's previous call -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view
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The President left at an unknown time before 6:45 pm. Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:33 and 6:45 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3A] [See Conversation No. 24-94] Haldeman talked with Charles W. Colson at an unknown time. [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 6:33 and 6:45 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3B] Unknown person's schedule -Haldeman's schedule The President entered at an unknown time after 6:33 pm. [End of telephone conversation]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) Colson -Meeting with the President Wallace -Condition -Cornelia Wallace's assessment Kennedy [John F. or Robert F.?] -Assassination -Effect George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Effect on popularity -Effect on campaign Colson entered at 6:45 pm. -Wallace’s effect on people -Possible third party candidate -Condition -Reports -Location of wounds -Seriousness -Location of bullets -Dr. William M. Lukash -Assailant's identity -John D. Ehrlichman -L. Patrick Gray, III -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Secret Service -Call to James J. Rowley -President’s request for a report -Kenneth W. Clawson -FBI -Rowley -President’s request for a report -Cover up possibility Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3C]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 24-95] [The call was placed on hold] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Possibility of a Wallace supporter -Colson’s view -Political leaning -Compared with John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald -Political leanings -Oswald -Political leanings -Media distortion Vietnam -News reports -Blockade -Effect on South Vietnamese morale -Press response -Newsweek, Life and New York Times -The President's decision -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.’s call The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time. [Continuation of Conversation No. 339-3C] [The call was placed on hold] Vietnam -Blockade -Stance of Senators -Forthcoming vote on funds cut-off -The President's trip to Soviet Union -South Vietnamese offensive -The President's decision -Effect -A meeting
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time. [Continuation of Conversation No. 339-3C] [The call was placed on hold] Vietnam -Blockade -The President's decision -Press response -Soviet Summit Rowley -The President’s view Blue Room reception -President's attendance The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time. [Continuation of Conversation No. 339-3C] [The call was placed on hold] Blue Room reception -Clark M. Clifford -Derek C. Bok -Ivy League college presidents -The President’s instructions Haldeman talked with Rowley at an unknown time. [Continuation of Conversation No. 339-3C] [End of telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Report on assailant -Time Rowley -The President’s view
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Custody -Questioning -Lawyer -Press -Report to the President -Time [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 24-95] Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3D] [See Conversation No. 24-96] [End of telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -The President’s orders -Report to the President -Press leaks -Appearance of cover-up -Compared to John F. Kennedy's assassination -Secret Service -Rowley -The President’s view -Ehrlichman -The President’s instructions -Investigation -Secret Service -The President’s view -FBI -Jurisdiction -President's orders -Secret Service -The President’s view -Jurisdiction
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Wounded Secret Service agent and Alabama state policeman -Rowley -Haldeman’s view -FBI investigation -President's orders -Ehrlichman [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 24-96] Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3E] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Secret Service reports -President's concerns -FBI -Report to the President -Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Richard G. Kleindienst The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time. -Investigation -John F. Kennedy assassination -Direction -Rowley -The President’s view -White House staff -Ehrlichman, Krogh -Assailant -Questioning -Communist lawyer -Custody -Identity -Investigation -The President’s orders -Ehrlichman -Secret Service -FBI
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Gray -Assailant -Questioning -Ehrlichman -Gray -Secret Service -Gray -The President’s orders [End of telephone conversation] The White House operator talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3F] [See Conversation No. 24-97] Haldeman talked with Kleindienst at an unknown time. The President talked with Kleindienst at an unknown time. [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm; the President conferred with Haldeman and Colson during the telephone conversation. [Conversation No. 339-3G] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Investigation -The President’s view -Assailant(s) -Ages(s) -Kleindienst's report -Identity -Arthur H. Bremer -Secret Service -Location -Prince George's Hospital, Cheverly, MD -Kleindienst's view -Gray -Investigation
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -FBI -Kleindienst -The President’s view [End of telephone conversation] -Ehrlichman -Confidence in Secret Service -FBI -Connally -Rowley -Assailant -Bremer -Gun purchase -Milwaukee -Location -Prince George's Hospital, Cheverly, MD -Jurisdiction -Montgomery County, MD -Secret Service -Investigation -Confusion -Ehrlichman's responsibility -Kleindienst -Miranda case concerns -Bremer -Custody -Questioning -Kleindienst -Ehrlichman -Effect on forthcoming presidential campaign -Third party race -Effect of violence -Polarizing ability -Comparison with Robert F. Kennedy assassination -Responsibility -New York Times -Gun control -Administration action -Reasons -Saturday night specials -Legislation
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:45 and 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3H] [See Conversation No. 24-98] [End of telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Extent of injury -Caliber of weapon -Visits -George S. McGovern -The President’s view -Hubert H. Humphrey -President’s decision -Call to Mrs. Wallace -Statement -Appearance of grandstanding -Humphrey -Confusion -Compared to Houston visit [Apollo 13] -Statements by Wallace's opponents -President -McGovern -The President’s view -Future campaigning activities -Assassination attempt -President's call to Mrs. Wallace
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14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) The President talked with the White House operator at 7:07 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3I] [See Conversation No. 24-99] [End of telephone conversation] Manolo Sanchez -Call Haldeman left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm. Vietnam -Blockade and mining -President's previous decision -Compared with Theodore (“Teddy”) Roosevelt -Support -John B. Connally -Spiro T. Agnew -Opponents -Richard M. Helms -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Public opinion -Rightness -The President’s view -Anticipated success -Opponents -Mathias and Charles H. Percy -Counterattacks -Soviet summit -Call from Mathias to Colson -Public support -Doves' expectations -Cambodia, Kent State -US peace offers -Cease-fire -POWs -Vietnamese government -Communism -President's actions -Public support
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 7:07 pm. Sanchez -Concern for the President President's trip to Austria, Soviet Summit, Iran and Poland -Secret Service protection -The President’s view -Requirements in Soviet Union -Compared with Aleksei N. Kosygin -Iran -Poland -The President’s view George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Colson’s previous prediction -Appeal -The President’s view -Compared to McGovern -Security consciousness -Compared to Huey P. Long -Danger to life -Effect on campaign -Appeal -Assassination attempt -Connally's call to Edward M. Kennedy -Offer of Secret Service protection An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 7:07 pm. Refreshment The unknown man left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm.
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16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 ***************************************************************** Thomas J. Kelley talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3J] [See Conversation No. 24-100] An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 7:07 pm. Food -Quantity John Cardinal Krol dinner -Letter -The President’s view -Visit -Mount Vernon -Meeting with Colson -Identified -Trip to Mount Vernon Murray Kempton -Article on Vietnam war -Press coverage [End of telephone conversation] Colson left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Secret Service -Three teenagers The unknown man left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm. -Bremer -Residence -Arrest record -Questioning
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Secret Service, FBI and Prince George's County Police -Injury -Identity -Press knowledge -Press photograph -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Age -Kleindienst's report Haldeman talked with an unknown person [Ehrlichman?] at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3K] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Bremer -Identity -Residence Colson entered at an unknown time after 7:07 pm. -Police -Injury -Secret Service agent's injury -Protection [End of telephone conversation] -Information -Reports -Caliber of weapon -Delay -The President’s view -Kleindienst -Investigation -FBI -Kleindienst Ehrlichman talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3L]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Reports -Kleindienst -FBI -The President’s order -Gray -Locations -W. Mark Felt -Report to the President -Frequency -Purpose [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3M] [See Conversation No. 24-104] [End of telephone conversation] Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
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HALDEMAN TALKED WITH THE WHITE HOUSE OPERATOR AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BETWEEN 7:07 AND 7:37 PM. [CONVERSATION NO. 339-3N] [SEE CONVERSATION NO. 24-105] [END OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION] [THE ABOVE PHONE CONVERSATION TOOK PLACE SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH THE
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) OFFICE CONVERSATION.]
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Nelson A. Rockefeller -New York Times -Positions on foreign and domestic policy -Staff -Political leanings -Relations with press Businessmen -Donald McI. Kendall’s request -President's meetings -Support for President's Vietnam actions -Kendall -Rusty Young Labor -Support for President's Vietnam actions -Leonard Woodcock Peter G. Peterson -The President’s view -Background -Business ties -Businessmen -Compared with college professors -The President’s view -Business Council -Support for President Businessmen -Kendall -Background -John W. Mulcahy -Business Council -Wealth -Robert H. Abplanalp
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Wealth -Kendall and Business Council -Peterson -The President’s view -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Background -Kendall -Previous meeting with the President -Length -Peterson -Colson’s view -Kendall -The President’s view -David Rockefeller -Business Council -The President’s view -Rogers's appearance -Topic of peace -The President’s view The President's appointees -Tone of administration -George P. Shultz -Support for President -George Meany -Henry A. Kissinger -President Support for the President -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Peter J. Brennan -Hardhats White House staff -Needs -Research staff -A signing ceremony -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -Priest [John J. McLaughlin] Press -Battle with the Administration
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Attitude of White House staff -Price -Ronald L. Ziegler -Safire -Herbert G. Klein -Safire -The President’s view -Compared with Rogers -Ziegler -Colson's view -Klein's attitude in previous campaigns -Effect -Compared with Ziegler Allen S. Drury -New book -Article Kleindienst talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3"O"] [See Conversation No. 24-106] The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 7:07 and 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3P] Call to Ehrlichman -Return call [End of the President's telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Delay in information -The President’s view -Kleindienst -Gray -Pennsylvania -Connecticut -Assailant
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Need for information -The President’s orders for Colson -Call to Lukash -Need for information -Need for control of situation -Appearance in the press Colson left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm. -Kleindienst's reports [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 24-106] [End of Haldeman's telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant(s) -Number -Questioning -Kleindienst’s efforts -Legal problems -Custody -Maryland State Police -Protection -Charges -US attorneys -Kendall -Gray -Location -Connecticut -Return to Washington, DC -Comparison with John F. Kennedy assassination investigation -President's lack of information -Wallace’s condition -Investigation -Ehrlichman -Kleindienst -Press reports -Vietnam Rogers
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Forthcoming call from Haldeman -Kendall meeting -Poland trip -Possible invitation -Iran trip -The President’s view -Meeting with President -Compared with Kendall meeting Peterson -The President’s view The White House operator talked with Haldeman at 7:37 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3Q] [See Conversation No. 24-107] Ehrlichman talked with the President between 7:37 and 7:42 pm. Colson entered at an unknown time after 7:42 pm. Haldeman left at an unknown time before 7:42 pm. [End of telephone conversation] George Wallace -Assassination attempt -Investigation -Wallace's supporters' demands -FBI -The President’s view -J. Edgar Hoover -Gray -Location -Assailant -Background -Wisconsin -Age -University of Wisconsin -Check by Colson's staff -Age -Political leanings
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Radical -Vietnam war -Possible story -The President’s instructions for Colson -Questioning about the Vietnam War -Ehrlichman's report -The President’s orders -Time Colson talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:42 and 7:57 pm. [Conversation No. 339-3R] [See Conversation No. 24-108] [The call was placed on hold] Unknown person's intelligence The White House operator talked with Colson at an unknown time. [Continuation of Conversation No. 339-3R] [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichman -Telephone conversation with Haldeman The President and Colson left at an unknown time before 7:57 pm.
Conversation No. 339-4 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown after 7:42-8:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-3 (cont.) -Investigation -Call to Kenneth W. Clawson -Creation of a story on assailant -George S. McGovern-Edward M. Kennedy supporter -Responsibility of left-wing groups -Charles W. Colson -Reason Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 7:42 and 7:57 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation] Colson Colson entered at an unknown time after 7:47 pm. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Condition -Dr. William M. Lukash's report -Prognosis -Caliber of gun -Assailant -Possible release of press story -McGovern-Kennedy supporter -Investigation -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Colson's talk with W. Mark Felt -Rumors about political affiliation -Assailant -Political leanings -FBI check -Clawson -Possible story Colson talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:47 and 7:57 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4B]
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-4 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 24-111] Colson conferred with the President at an unknown time. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Press story on political leanings -Clawson -McGovern-Kennedy supporter [End of conferral] Colson talked with an unknown woman in Clawson's office at an unknown time. Colson talked with Clawson at an unknown time. [End of telephone conversation] Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Political leanings -Clawson -Veracity -Call to Wisconsin -Condition -Lukash's previous report -Effect on forthcoming presidential election -Compared to John F. Kennedy assassination -The President’s view -Assailant -Political leanings -John Birch Society -Responsibility -Assailant -Political leanings -Erroneous press reports -Possible story -The President’s instructions -McGovern-Kennedy supporter -Clawson -A tip for friend in the press
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-4 (cont.) Colson left at 7:57 pm. -Authenticity -The President’s view -Punishment -Other victims -Secret Service agent -A secretary -Weapon -Caliber -The President’s previous weapon in the Navy William F. (“Billy”) Graham Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:57 and 7:59 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4C] [See Conversation No. 24-112] [End of telephone conversation] John B. Connally -The President’s view -Media skills Richard G. Kleindienst talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 7:57 and 7:59 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4D] [See Conversation No. 24-113] [End of telephone conversation] Wallace -Assassination attempt -Assailant -Questioning -Time [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with Conversation No. 24-113]
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-4 (cont.) -Kleindienst's report -Delay -Local police, press Colson entered at 7:59 pm. -Possible story -Clawson’s view -University of Wisconsin -McGovern supporter -Clawson -A tip -Reason -Possible busing stories -McGovern's statement -Weapon -Gun control issue -Secret Service protection for Edward M. Kennedy -President's call to Connally -Colson’s view -Security -Huey P. Long comparison -Assassination attempt -Effect on President's Secret Service protection -Soviet Summit trip -Effectiveness The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:59 and 8:02 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4E] [See Conversation No. 24-114] [End of telephone conversation] Wallace -Assassination attempt -Protection -Amount -Effect
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-4 (cont.) The President talked with Connally between 8:02 and an unknown time before 8:04 pm. [Conversation No. 339-4F] [See Conversation No. 24-115] The President talked with Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally at an unknown time. The President talked with Connally between an unknown time after 8:02 and 8:04 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Wallace -Condition Graham Wallace -Assassination attempt -Control of investigation -Ehrlichman’s role -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Questioning of assailant -Ehrlichman's instructions -Bremer’s safety -Colson's intructions -Felt -Questioning about political leanings -Reports to President -Wallace's condition -FBI interrogation -Time Dinner Haldeman and Colson left at 8:10 pm.
Conversation No. 339-5 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:10 and 9:16 pm
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-4 (cont.) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Nellie L. Yates. George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Compared with Robert F. Kennedy assassination -Secret Service agent's condition -Assailant -The President’s view -Assassination attempt -Theodore Roosevelt -Third party candidacy -Possible recovery W. Mark Felt talked with the President between 8:15 and 8:18 pm. [Conversation No. 339-5A] [See Conversation No. 24-116] [End of telephone conversation]
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President's travels -Moscow’s [Soviet] Summit -Iran -Previous travels -Warsaw Wallace
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-5 (cont.) -Future victories -Maryland Robert F. Kennedy John B. Connally -Wounding in John F. Kennedy assassination Wallace -Assassination attempt -Responsibility
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Yates left at an unknown time before 9:16 pm.
Conversation No. 339-6 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 and 9:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-117]
Conversation No. 339-7
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-5 (cont.) Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 and 9:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-118]
Conversation No. 339-8 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 and 9:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-119]
Conversation No. 339-9 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:18 and 9:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-120]
Conversation No. 339-10 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:16-9:19 pm Location: Executive Office Building
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The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 24-121]
Conversation No. 339-11 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:19 and 9:23 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-122]
Conversation No. 339-12 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:19 and 9:23 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-123]
Conversation No. 339-13 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:23-9:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 24-124]
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Conversation No. 339-14 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:25-9:27 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [See Conversation No. 24-125; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation.]
Conversation No. 339-15 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:29-9:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See Conversation No. 24-126]
Conversation No. 339-16 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:35 and 9:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-127]
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conversation No. 339-17 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:36-9:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 24-128]
Conversation No. 339-18 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:40-9:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Dr. William M. Lukash. [See Conversation No. 24-129]
Conversation No. 339-19 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: 9:44-9:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ann Duggan. [See Conversation No. 24-130; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation.]
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conversation No. 339-20 Date: May 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:45 and 9:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. President's office -Blinds Manolo Sanchez -Health The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:48 pm.
Conversation No. 339-21 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. An unknown item -Retention The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:20 pm.
Conversation No. 339-22 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Tapes The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:20 pm.
Conversation No. 339-23 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to Henry A. Kissinger and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam -President's orders -Responsibility -Departmental bureaucracies -Weapons for South Vietnam -Defense Department -Consequences -Psychological warfare program -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA], Richard M. Helms -The President’s view -Defense Department -Staff -The President’s view -Robert S. McNamara -Meeting with Kissinger -B-52 deliveries -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Trip to Southeast Asia -Bombing in North Vietnam -Air Force performance -The President’s view -Responsibility -Hanoi-Haiphong area -Jurisdiction -Targets -Discipline -State Department -Defense Department
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-23 (cont.) -Air Force -CIA -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Chiefs of Staff -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Ellsworth F. Bunker Instructions to Rose Mary Woods -Copies -Haig -Kissinger
Conversation No. 339-24 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office building The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:20 pm.
Conversation No. 339-25
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Dictation -Delivery to unknown woman The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:20 pm.
Conversation No. 339-26 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown woman. Dictation -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger Forthcoming trip -Soviet Summit The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 3:20 pm.
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conversation No. 339-27 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. An unknown person -Location -Return call
Conversation No. 339-28 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:58 and 3:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-159]
Conversation No. 339-29 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 3:20-3:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 24-160]
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conversation No. 339-30 Date: May 19, 1972 Time: 3:25-4:03 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -President's reception for press -William P. Rogers’s invitation -Reason -Length Henry A. Kissinger Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President’s view -Compared with Patrick J. Buchanan -Compared with John B. Connally President's schedule -Visit to George C. Wallace -An unknown person -Comments on Soviet summit US-Soviet Union summit -Response of American people -Kissinger -Speeches -President's call to an unknown person -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Others on trip -Adele Rogers -Trip to Poland, Europe, Soviet Union -The President’s view -Patricia R. Mosbacher -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr. -Adele Rogers -William Rogers
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-30 (cont.) Senate -Charles W. Colson -Clark MacGregor -Gordon L. Allott -John W. Dean, III [?] -William M. Magruder[?] -Comments on summit -Effects of President's previous speech on the blockade -Administration effort -Reason -Press veracity Parties during Soviet summit trip -Rose Mary Woods -Attendance -Salzburg -A helicopter Black lung legislation -Caspar W. Weinberger -Robert C. Byrd -President's signing -Cost -President's position on veto -Compared with day-care center legislation National Security Council [NSC] John B. Connally -Resignation George P. Shultz -The President’s view President's trip to the Soviet Union -Briefing books -Kissinger -William Rogers's role -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Plenary session -Kissinger's role -William Rogers's role
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-30 (cont.) -Signing ceremonies -The President’s role -Kissinger -William Rogers -Gifts -Cadillac -General Motors [GM] -Hydrofoil -Publicity -General Motors -Value -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -William Rogers -Environment -Stories President's schedule -Visit to George C. Wallace -Agnew -Wallace's condition -Cornelia Wallace -President's previous call -George Wallace -The President’s view -Compared with George S. McGovern -Patriotism -Haldeman’s view Busing issue -Edwin L. Harper -John D. Ehrlichman -Buchanan -Political connotations -President's position on integration Soviet Summit -Public support The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:25 and 3:49 pm. [Conversation No. 339-30A]
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec-01) Conv. No. 339-30 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 24-161] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's trip -Presidential plane -Staff The President talked with Connally between 3:49 and 3:59 pm. [Conversation No. 339-30B] [See Conversation No. 24-162; two items have been withdrawn from this conversation.] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's trip -Florence, Italy -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally
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President's schedule -Camp David Haldeman left at 4:03 pm.