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Date: 
Jun 13, 1972 - Jun 20, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-1 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. [Unintelligible] Unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
Conversation No. 342-2 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. [Unintelligible] Unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-3 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 343-4 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to an unknown person. [Unintelligible] A book by unknown person -Copies for staff
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-5 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 and 2:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person.. The President's schedule -Meeting
Conversation No. 342-6 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: 2:50-unknown before 4:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at 2:50 pm
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Haldeman left at an unknown time after 2:50 pm. Haldeman entered at an unknown time before 3:30 pm.
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4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Thursday -The President's meeting with the president of Mexico The President’s forthcoming press conference -Ronald L. Ziegler -Foreign policy -Vietnam -Domestic issues -Television -Schedule -Congressional adjournment President's schedule -Ziegler -Forthcoming press conference -Timing -William P. Rogers press conference -Richard G. Kleindienst -Press Club -Meetings -Jacob K. Javits -Conference Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Release -Problems -Charles W. Colson The President's forthcoming press conference -Foreign policy -US News and World Report article The President's schedule -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Kleindienst -Personality -John N. Mitchell -Senate confirmation -Patrick J. Buchanan -Domestic issues
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
-Cabinet meeting -Photographs -Arthur F. Burns -Council of Economic Advisers [CEA] -George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -Warren P. Burger -John Cardinal Krol Public relations -Publicity -Soviet Union trip -Reception -Signing ceremony -Kiev -Meeting with Leonid I. Brezhnev -The President’s schedule -Tehran -Warsaw -The American School -Business community -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip -Tehran luncheon -Leningrad
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Haldeman spoke with the White House operator. [Conversation No. 342-6A]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 25-57] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 Campaign -Frederick C. LaRue -Mitchell -LaRue -The President’s view -Peter O'Donnell [?] Haldeman spoke with the White House operator. [Conversation No. 342-6B] [See Conversation No. 25-57] [End of telephone conversation] [Unintelligible] Haldeman talked with LaRue. [Conversation No. 342-6C] [See Conversation No. 25-57] [End of telephone conversation]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
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Henry A. Kissinger entered at 3:30 pm. President’s forthcoming press conference -Clark MacGregor -J. William Fulbright -Timing -Coverage -MacGregor -Transcripts -Radio program -State department -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Defense Department -White House -Format -MacGregor -Master of ceremonies -Identity of Questioner -Radio -Congressmen -Kissinger -Fulbright -John C. Stennis White House briefing compared with congressional hearing -MacGregor -Executive privilege -New York Times -Washington Post
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
-MacGregor -Radio broadcast -President as master of ceremonies -Typing in press room -Defense Department -CIA -Arms Control and Disarmament Agency [ACDA] -Press Room -Congress -Transcripts -Ziegler -Timing Haldeman left at 3:35 pm. -President’s foreign policy efforts -Arms control -SALT -William C. Foster -Administration’s accomplishments -John F. Kennedy -George P. Shultz The President's schedule -Meeting with President of Mexico Foreign Relations Committee compared to Armed Services Committee Press conference -Scheduling -Press Club -Kleindienst The President talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 342-6D] Haldeman's location [End of telephone conversation]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
Press conference Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Moscow -Trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Effort -Television -May 8th decision -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -MacGregor -Possibility of international incident -North Vietnamese -George S. McGovern statement -Bombing halt The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, [Conversation No. 342-6E] [See Conversation No. 25-58] [End of telephone conversation] SALT -Importance Vietnam -Negotiations -William J. Porter -Timing -Hanoi -PRC -Bombing -Weather -The President’s previous trip to PRC -Draftees in war -Negotiations -US credibility -Hanoi
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-6 (cont.)
-Resolution to end the war -Impact on negotiations -Plenary sessions -Dates -Advantages -Scheduling -Private meeting -Bombing -Timing -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Cease fire -Negotiating position Ambassadors -India -Pakistan John B. Connally William P. Rogers Vietnam -Negotiations -Domestic impact -Impact of election -Xuan Thuy Camp David Format for press conference Kissinger left at an unknown time before 4:14 pm.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-7 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:49 and 4:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-59]
Conversation No. 342-8 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: 4:14-4:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 25-60]
Conversation No. 342-9 Date: June 13, 1972 Time: 4:17-5:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
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Vietnam -George S. McGovern -Statement -North Vietnam -Washington Post -Press conferences -Televised coverage -The President's previous meeting with Leonid I. Brezhnev -Private Talks -John C. Stennis -US position -Nickolai V. Podgorny's trip to Hanoi -Purpose -Outcome Henry A. Kissinger -Peking Trip -Forthcoming announcement -Meeting with Chou En-lai Vietnam -Negotiations -US position -Bombing, mining -Impact -North Vietnamese offensive -An Loc -US public opinion -Support for the President’s policies
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-Negotiations -Timing -Democratic Convention -Platform -Negotiations -Public opinion poll -Effect on Democrats -Television appearance by President -Timing -Michael J. Mansfield’s statements -The President’s view Arms control -Kissinger's briefing -Trip to Peking -Vietnam -Timing -Armed Services Committee -Foreign Relations Committee -State Department -Defense Department -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Kissinger’s role -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Gerald C. Smith -Disarmament -Kissinger’s briefing -Clark MacGregor -Question session -Length -President's schedule -Mexican President Luis Alvarez Echeverria -Kissinger’s briefing -Credit for arms agreement -White House -State Department -Arms Control Agency -Congressional reaction Stennis -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-J. William Fulbright -Jackson -Hugh Scott -Media reaction -Television cameras -Networks -Kissinger -Length of briefing -Wire stories -Colson’s view -Arrangements -Camera work -Options for setting -President Use of administration officials -The President’s view -Haldeman -Richard G. Kleindienst -Press conference -John N. Mitchell -Kleindienst -The President’s view -Public statements -Busing -Law and order issue Discrimination and private clubs -Blacks -Jews -Hillcrest Country Club, Los Angeles -Woodmont Club -Italians -Poles -Knights of Columbus -Masons -Kiwanis Clubs -Masons
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
Role of Kleindienst -Public statements -Bar associations -Appearances -Busing -Ohio -Pittsburgh -Higher education bill -Moratorium -Boston Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's schedule -Republican fund raisers -Ethnic groups -Michael P. Balzano -Italians -Poles -Lithuanians -Poles -Arrangement -Commentary on busing Busing -John D. Ehrlichman's speeches -Televised formats -Presentation of administration position Major issues -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case Vietnam -McGovern -Vietnam policy -Amnesty -The President’s view -Raymond A. Gallagher -Concerned Veterans Committee -Letter -Funding -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Activities
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-Funding -Vietnam policy -Hubert H. Humphrey -Jay Rosenman [sp?] -Al Barkan -Publicity of McGovern's opponent -Accusations -Patrick J. Buchanan -Mitchell -Robert H. Finch -Agnew -Robert C. Dole -Barry M. Goldwater -Positions -Republican response -Amnesty -Letters -North Vietnamese
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-Campaign practices -Edmund S. Muskie -Speeches -McGovern - Robert [Surname unintelligible] -Mitchell -Unions -Balzano -Labor support
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-Mitchell -Haldeman
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Congressional leaders -Gerald R. Ford -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Everett M. Dirksen -Lyndon B. Johnson -Dirksen
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Personnel -Jeb Stuart Magruder -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Leadership needs -Murray M. Chotiner
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-Magruder -Robert C. Odle, Jr.
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-Kenneth W. Clawson -Mitchell -Decision-making -Robert S. McNamara -Mitchell -Philosophy -McGovern watch -Secret service -Victor Lasky -Theodore H. White
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19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
-Republican campaign funds reporting -Mitchell -Bryce N. Harlow -Colson -Bob [Surname unknown] -Dwayne O. Andreas -Jeno F. Paulucci -[Forename unknown] Ellsworth -Sources ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 59s ]
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
The President's veto of legislation -Buchanan -Water bill -Cost -Mitchell's support -Cost -Jobs Congressional spending -Limits -Social Security -Water bill -Veto -Education bill -Veto -Welfare -House Resolution [H R] 1 -The President's veto -Elliot L. Richardson -The President’s view The President talked with Haldeman. [Conversation No. 342-9A] [See Conversation No. 25-61] [End of telephone conversation] Congress -Fulbright -Jackson -Welfare bill -President's veto -Herman E. Talmadge amendments -Los Angeles -George P. Shultz -Position
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-9 (cont.)
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-Organization -Magruder -Haldeman Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:17 pm. The President's schedule -Briefcase Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:38 pm. 1972 Campaign -Organization -Problems -Reliability Rogers -Kissinger Press conference The President and Colson left at 5:38 pm.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-10 Date: Unknown between June 13 and 20, 1972 Time: Unknown after 5:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's briefcase -Contents The recording cut off at an unknown time before 10:20 am, June 20, 1972.
Conversation No. 342-11 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:20 and 10:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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Unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:25 am.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-12 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 10:25-11:20 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Edward L. Morgan -Performance -Cabinet officers -Elliot L. Richardson -Richard G. Kleindienst Education bill veto -Casper W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Funding -Busing -President's proposed veto -Morgan’s view -Ehrlichman’s view -Richardson -Welfare reform -Higher education -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. Welfare reform -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting -Wallace F. Bennett -Russell B. Long -Richardson -Abraham A. Ribicoff bill -James D. Hodgson -Democratic convention Higher education bill veto -Richardson -Future appointment -Supreme Court
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
Supreme Court ruling on wiretapping -Votes of members -The President’s previous press conference -Number of taps -John F. Kennedy -Robert F. Kennedy -Public relations -Possible statement -Domestic groups -Administration actions -Involvement with foreign governments -National security -Possible White House statement on wiretapping -The President’s view -Number of taps -Reduction -John Kennedy Administration -Robert Kennedy -Limitations -Nixon Administration -National security -The President’s view -Public perception -Ehrlichman -Possible language -J. Edgar Hoover -L. Patrick Gray, III -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Kleindienst -John Kennedy -Robert Kennedy -Number of taps Higher education veto -Funding -Weinberger -Richardson -The President’s view -Daniel P. Moynihan -Robert H. Finch -Southern schools
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman’s forthcoming briefing -The President’s forthcoming briefing -Busing -Press conference -President's concern -Haldeman -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edith Efron’s book -Press -The President’s view -Press conferences -Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson -Congressional leaders -Press -Timing of Ehrlichman’s briefing -Timing of signing -Congress -Busing -Veto -Higher education -Detroit -Court ruling Swann vs. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County School Board Supreme Court decision -The President’s view -Desegregation -Busing -Warren E. Burger's opinion -De facto segregation -Racial balance requirement -De jure segregation -Stephen J. Roth -Robert R. Merhige -Richmond, Virginia -Roth's busing order -Racial balance -Detroit -De jure basis -Michigan politics -George S. McGovern
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
Desegregation study at Harvard University -Morgan's analysis -The President’s view -Original study's author -James S. Coleman -Historical background -Roy Wilkins -Meeting with Ehrlichman Higher education bill -Veto possibility -Ehrlichman’s view -Busing amendments -Deficiencies -Timing of decision -Provisions of bill -Busing -Higher education -The President’s view -Attorney general's opinion Detroit desegregation case -Morgan -Position -Nashville case -Comparison of issues -James G. O'Hara -Amendments to bill -Administration policy -Roth's response -Options -Morgan's position -Justice Department policy -Morgan’s health -The President’s view -Future work -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew The President talked with White House operator.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 342-12A] [See Conversation No. 25-72] [End of telephone conversation] Higher education bill -Possible veto The President talked with Morgan. [Conversation No. 342-12B] [See Conversation No. 25-73] [End of telephone conversation] Morgan -Health Higher education bill -Possibility of signing -President's response -Busing -Kleindienst -Busing -Assignment of lawyer Roth's judicial strategy [Detroit busing case] -Final order -Timing -Administration response -Moratorium -Civil rights groups -Detroit school system -Roth’s possible actions -Possible appeals Higher education bill -Robert P. Griffin -Richardson
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
-Busing -Tactics -Weinberger -The President’s views on busing Moratorium on busing -Roman C. Pucinski -Charles H. Percy, Jr. -Equal Opportunities Act -Committee action
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Higher education bill -Possible veto statement -Richardson -Busing -Ehrlichman’s view -The President’s view -Wording -Judicial review -Griffin -Richardson Stockholm Environmental conference -Russell E. Train's report -White House Statement -Chinese opinion -United Nations [UN]
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
Revenue sharing bill -Carl B. Albert -Possible letter from the President -The President’s view -Prospects in the House -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Long -Fate of bill -Funds -Welfare reform Welfare reform bill -Strategy -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Lyndon B. Johnson -The President’s view -President's position -Changes -Ehrlichman’s view -Richardson -Democratic platform -George S. McGovern's position -Shortcomings -Position -Shortcomings -Weinberger's view -Negotiations -Comparison with international diplomacy -Soviet Union -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Comparison with labor negotiations -H.R. 1 as a compromise -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Ribicoff National security -Problems -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
-Rogers -State Department -Press -John B. Connally [Note: The following portion of this conversation was recorded in November 1973 by the White House and played in open court on November 27, 1973. See Record Group [RG] 21, Miscellaneous 47-73, Exhibit 63. There is no transcript available] Press conferences -Press -Cabinet officers -Higher education -Ehrlichman -Questions -Format -The President's relations with the press -Response -Public’s view -Press -Intellectuals -Interviews -Formats -Ehrlichman -Benefits -Formats -Richard A. Moore’s view -The public -Location -Press -Views of intellectuals -Richard M. Scammon 1972 campaign -Speeches -McGovern -Staff -Issues -Delivery -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Ideas
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-12 (cont.)
-Democratic convention -Delegates -Media -White House staff -1968 campaign -Hubert H. Humphrey -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -James Keogh’s view -Godfrey Sperling, Jr. -McGovern -Humphrey Press stories -Newspapers -Television -Pentagon Papers Ehrlichman left at 11:20 am.
Conversation No. 342-13 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 and 11:26 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with unknown man. [Note: This conversation was also recorded in November 1973 by the White House and played in open court on November 27, 1973. See Record Group [RG] 21, Miscellaneous 47-73, Exhibit 63. There is no transcript available] Soup Vacation -Unknown man’s schedule Unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-14 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 and 11:26 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [Note: The following portion of this conversation was also recorded in November 1973 by the White House and played in open court on November 27, 1973. See Record Group [RG] 21, Miscellaneous 47-73, Exhibit 63. There is no transcript available] John D. Ehrlichman -Meeting -Higher education bill Meeting with the President
Conversation No. 342-15 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:20 and 11:26 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. [Note: The following portion of this conversation was also recorded in November 1973 by the White House and played in open court on November 27, 1973. See Record Group [RG] 21, Miscellaneous 47-73, Exhibit 63. There is no transcript available] Dictating machines -Walker's Cay -Air Force One -The President's preference The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:26 am.
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-16 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 11:26 am-12:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [The discontinuities in this conversation appear in the original recording.] [Note: A portion of this conversation was also record in November 1973 and played in open court on November 27, 1973. See Record Group [RG] 21, Miscellaneous 47-73, Exhibit 63. There is no transcript available.] Weather -Washington, DC -Florida -Walker's Cay The President’s schedule -Previous trip to Florida -California -Walker’s Cay -Camp David -Gerard C. Smith’s house -Rehoboth Beach -Higher Education Bill signing ceremony Detroit busing issue -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Higher Education Bill Mrs. Miller (Michigan) -Walk to Washington -Congressional race Magazine comments -Time -[Unintelligible] -New Republic -National Observer
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-16 (cont.)
-National Review -Human Events -New Republic -Readership size -Richard M. Scammon -Possibility of pro-administration articles -Ronald L. Ziegler -Public relations -Elections Presidential letter for Richard F. Kneip -Natural disaster in South Dakota -John C. Whitaker -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s previous trip to South Dakota -Forthcoming election -Natural disaster -Tourism -Whitaker -Whitaker -Kneip’s concerns -Parents of Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon [Blank] Federal Judge’s action for Democratic convention -George L. Hart -Joseph R. Califano -Delegations qualifications -Chicago suit -Delegation qualifications -Challenges -George S. McGovern’s guidelines -Richard J. Daley -Supporters [Unintelligible] Movie, "Hot Rock" -Haldeman’s view
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-16 (cont.)
US conference of Mayors -Vietnam resolution -Clark MacGregor -Support for the President -Democrats -Republicans -Lawrence F. O’Brien Michael J. Mansfield's Vietnam resolution -Robert C. Dole -Substitute proposal -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Cease fire -Effect on negotiations -Congressional alternatives -Nixon proposal -Administration actions -William P. Rogers -Leslie C. Arends -National defense and foreign policy The President’s schedule -California trip plans -Mrs. Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -National commanders of veterans' groups -Briefing -Charles W. Colson -Defense Department -Henry A. Kissinger The President's schedule -National Association of Counties meeting -Political candidates -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President’s view -Role of President -Cabinet officers -Lawrence F. O'Brien
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-16 (cont.)
-McGovern -Timing -Banquet -John D. Ehrlichman -Revenue sharing -Local government problems -Banquet -Possible appearance by the President -Remarks -Polish-American leaders -Meeting -Value -Timing -Haldeman’s view -Poland trip -Rogers -Reception at State Department -Rogers -Colson -Briefing -Location -Ehrlichman -The President’s remarks -Location -VIP [Very Important Patients] Program -No Greater Love program -POWs' children -Picnic on White House lawn -The President’s view -Benefits -Celebrities -Johnny Unitas -Arnold D. Palmer -Bill Frasier (?) -Ted Williams -Arthur Ashe -Althea Gibson -Jack Nicklaus -Unitas -Carmello Espota -The President’s view
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-16 (cont.)
-Media briefing -Black newspapers -Reception -Haldeman’s view -Briefing in 1968 -Leonard Garment -Jewish press -The President’s view -Timing -California -Requests for meetings -Haldeman’s role -Black newspapers -Selective promotions 1972 campaign -Pay offs -Black newspapers -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -Ministers -Haldeman’s view -Frederick V. Malek's staff -Duties -Colson's staff -Meetings -White House staff -Work on 1972 campaign -Political support -Activities related to campaign The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [Conversation No. 342-16A] [See Conversation No. 25-74; one item has been withdrawn] [End of telephone conversation]
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-16 (cont.)
Public relations -White House staff -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Foreign policy -Possible reception for black newspapers -White House staff
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Watergate -Wiretaps -The President’s view -Previous campaigns
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Haldeman left at 12:45 pm.
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-17 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 12:46 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-75]
Conversation No. 342-18 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 12:53-12:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Margaret Chase Smith. [See Conversation No. 25-76; one item has been withdrawn]
Conversation No. 342-19 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:55 and 1:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-19 (cont.)
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Unknown man left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm.
Conversation No. 342-20 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:55 and 1:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Unknown person's schedule Meeting -Report -Time
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-21 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:55 and 1:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-77]
Conversation No. 342-22 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:55 and 1:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-78]
Conversation No. 342-23 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 1:30-1:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Hugh Scott. [See Conversation No. 25-79]
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Conversation No. 342-24 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown after 1:35-2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [Unintelligible] The President talked with Joseph Trerotola. [Conversation No. 342-24A] [See Conversation No. 25-80] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Diplomatic situation -Possibility of negotiations -Peking -Moscow The President talked to White House operator. [Conversation No. 342-24B] [See Conversation No. 25-81] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -American critics of Vietnam -Peking -Moscow -Report from Paris -North Vietnamese public relations efforts -US press -Saigon
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Conv. No. 342-24 (cont.)
The President talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 342-24C] [See Conversation No. 25-82] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -North Vietnamese public relations efforts -US press -[Forename unknown] Stern article -Haig’s view -William H. Sullivan -State Department -Cambodia -Rebuttals -US policy -Peking trip -Moscow trip Haig's trip to Pittsburgh -Foreign Relations Council -Response -George S. McGovern Hugh Scott -Legislative schedule -Democratic convention The President talked with Clark MacGregor. [Conversation No. 342-24] [See Conversation No. 25-83; one item has been withdrawn] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Political support for the President's policies -Democrats
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Conv. No. 342-24 (cont.)
-Republicans -Scott -Vote in Senate -Haig’s assessment -Robert S. McNamara -Democratic convention -Possibility of secret talks -Timing -Soviet Union -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Henry A. Kissinger -Military operations -Targets -Number -Location -Hanoi -Negotiations -Soviets -Hanoi -Offensive campaign -Timing -Cease Fire -Haig’s view -Terms -Saigon -Saigon forces -Quang Tri area -Cease fire in place -The President’s view -Hanoi -President's leverage -South Vietnam -Haig’s view -Assessment of strength -Equipment -Personnel -Nguyen Van Thieu's role -Reorganization -Length of time for unit training -Attacks -North Vietnamese losses
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-24 (cont.)
-South Vietnamese Defense Minister -US press -Attitude toward President's policies -Kissinger Arms Control -William P. Rogers -Previous testimony -J. William Fulbright -Disarmament Program -US policy -Negotiations with Soviet Union Soviet Union -Trade -Interests -European Security Senate -Fulbright -Attitude on Vietnam -Soviet Union -PRC -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -MacGregor -President's view -Fulbright -Possible meeting with President -The President’s view US foreign policy -Relations with Soviet Union -Relations with PRC -Kissinger’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Credibility of US -Policy considerations
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Conv. No. 342-24 (cont.)
The President’s forthcoming press conference -Domestic policy -Reports from Kissinger Haig left at 2:10 pm.
Conversation No. 342-25 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:10 and 2:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-84]
Conversation No. 342-26 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 2:16-2:17 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 25-85]
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Conversation No. 342-27 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: 2:20-3:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met Charles W. Colson. [A transcript of the following portion of the conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, pp. 1-14] [End of transcribed portion]
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Vietnam -The President's support among Republicans -The President's conversation with Hugh Scott -Clark MacGregor -Michael J. Mansfield Amendment -Republican support -Soviet Summit -Senators -Reaction -Edward W. Brooke -Massachusetts -Democratic opposition -Richard S. Schweiker -Colson’s view -Charles McC. Mathias
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Conv. No. 342-27 (cont.)
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Katherine L. Graham -Activities -Stock -American Stock Exchange holdings -Security and Exchange Commission -Colson’s plan -Washington social scene -Possible invitation to White House dinner -Role -Kenneth W. Clawson, Jr. -Washington Post staff
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49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conv. No. 342-27 (cont.)
National economy -Food prices -Release of data -Meat prices -Changes -Possible effect on election -Inflation -White House response -Freeze -Inflation -Expansion -Retail sales -Weather -Impact -Housing -Dollar strength [A transcript of the following portion of the conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, pp. 14-16] [End of transcribed portion] The President’s schedule -The press -Effect on the President’s actions -Holidays -President's morning routine -Colson’s routine -Manolo Sanchez Press -New York Times and Washington Post -The President’s view -Editorials -Intent -The President’s policies -News summaries -White House staff efforts -Chicago Tribune
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Conv. No. 342-27 (cont.)
-New York Times and Washington Post -Washington readership -News Summary -Value -Percy -Attitudes -Contacts with constituency -Austin Kiplinger -Compilation -Clawson role -Republicans -Business -Compilation -White House staff -American Enterprise Institute -Congress -The President’s view -Post-election implementation -New York Times and Washington Post influence -Purpose of summary -Dissemination -Purpose -White House -Non-involvement -National Media Analysis group -Resources -Washington Post -New York Times -Graham -Political cartoons -Herblock (Herbert Block) -Media bias -Washington Post -The President’s view -Effect -Frequency -Effect Colson left at 3:30 pm.
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Nov-00)
Conversation No. 342-28 Date: June 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 and 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-87] The President talked with Beverly J. Kaye. [See Conversation No. 25-87]