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Date: 
Dec 28, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-1 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 9:35 am - 10:23 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Col. Richard T. Kennedy Kennedy entered at 9:35 am. The President's schedule Nicaragua earthquake relief -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Duration -Travel arrangements -Airplane with nurses, doctors -Press -Symbolism -Flight -Duration -Compared to trip to San Clemente -Timing -Anastasio Somoza Debayle -Arrival sites -Helicopters -Helicopters -Number -Secret Service -[Managua] -Refugee center -Military hospital -Ambassador's residence -US embassy -Destruction
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -Press pool -Press relations -Food aid -Symbolism -Milk, beef -Aid requirements -Medical aid -Food -Symbolism -Diversion of ships -Wheat, flour -Guatemala -Field hospital -Tents -Tools -Symbolism -Return to White House or Key Biscayne -Timing -Turner B. Shelton’s recommendation -Symbolism -Good neighbor -Negative Aspects -The President’s trip to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, June 24, 1972 and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s trip to Peru -Mrs. Nixon’s trip to Peru -Further tremors -Managua -Refugees -Casualties -Somoza’s announcement -Looting -Division of city -Managua -Refugee center -Press relations -Humanitarianism -US bombing of North Vietnam -Richard A. Moore -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Schedule
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -Moore’s view -Managua -Possible trip by Presidential representative -Charles A. Meyer -Possible Oval Office meeting -John A. Hannah -John A. Scali -Ambassadorship to United Nations [UN] -Role -Hannah -Scali’s role -Press relations -Advantages -Scali’s schedule -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Symbolism -Latin America -Press relations -Vietnam War -Inner critics -The President’s first trip to Latin America -Latin American governments -Somoza -Scali’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Shelton -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Press relations -Travel arrangements -Helicopters -Managua -Destruction -Trucks -Refugee center -Truck companies -Helicopters -Latin American government’s aid -Surplus -War -Relief efforts by US citizens and government -Coordination
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -State Department Task Force -Recent newspaper article -Volunteer agencies -Bangladesh -Task Force -David Lazar -Maurice J. Williams -Bangladesh -Agency for International Development [AID] -State Department -Hannah -State Department -Concern by Administration -Capabilities -Red Cross -Camp Fire girls -Business sector -Military -Press relations -Gerald L. Warren -The President’s meetings -Shelton -Williams -Possible trip to Nicaragua -Responsibility -Possible meeting with the President -Telephone call -Hannah -Responsibility -Task Force -State Department -AID -Defense Department -Previous work -Reports to the President -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Helicopter -Timing -Bull’s forthcoming call to Shelton -Recommendation
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -Duration -Williams’ possible trip to Nicaragua The President’s schedule Nicaragua earthquake relief -Bull’s forthcoming call to Shelton -The President’s appreciation for Shelton’s work -The President’s interest -Coordination -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Timing Bull left at 10:23 am. -The President’s possible trip to Nicaragua -Appeal -Christmas season -Humanitarianism -Latin America -Limitations to US action -Incompetence -Corruption -Symbolism -Africa -Press relations -Vietnam War Vietnam War -Forthcoming messages from North Vietnam -Response to US message of December 27, 1972 -The President’s recent conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Kennedy’s recent conversation with an unknown person -Resumption of negotiations -Conditions -Technical talks “Serious” tone -Kissinger’s forthcoming meetings with Le Duc Tho, January 8, 1973 -October 1972 understandings
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -November and December 1972 modifications -Protocols -Forthcoming press statement by North Vietnam -Timing -Cessation of US bombing North of the 20th Parallel -December 18, 1972 -US bombing South of the 20th Parallel -Kissinger’s press conference, December 16, 1972 -Impasse -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Public relations [PR] -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -US-Sweden relations -US-Australia relations -[Seaman’s Union of Australia] -Boycott of US ships -Size -The President -Radicalism -Harry Bridges -US-Sweden relations -Forthcoming message from North Vietnam -Breakdown in negotiations -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Cessation -Continuation of [May 8, 1972] policy -Press relations -Briefing -Post December 18, 1972 -Motivation -Pressure -Press and media relations -Number of US air attacks -Post-December 18, 1972 -Message for Kissinger -The President’s plan for unified command for Southeast Asia -Timing -Location
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) Black September -Seizure of Israeli embassy in Bangkok -Hostages -Possible US statement -Munich Olympics massacre -Possible Israeli response -Demand -Release of prisoners -Hostages -Possible Thailand government response -US contingency plans Lester B. Pearson -Death -Relationship with the President -Duration -Service to [Canada] -Significance -Post-World War II Vietnam War -B-52s -Losses -Landing in North Vietnam -Radio contact with pilot, crew -Search and rescue operation -US bombing of North Vietnam -Hanoi area -Surface-to-air missile [SAMs] sites -Weather -Tactical air [TACAIR] sites -Losses -Speed, maneuverability -SAM II -Soviet Union -B-52s -Sorties -Destruction of RADCOM station in Hanoi, December 27, 1972 -Effect
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -SAMS -Number fired -Number available -September 1972 -Railroad cars -Number fired -Recent number compared to May 1972 -B-52s -Effect -Forthcoming message from North Vietnam -Kissinger -Possible message -Resumption of negotiations -Conditions -Pre-December 18, 1972 bombing status -Resumption of negotiations -North Vietnam -Interest in settlement agreement -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Effect -Evaluation of Hanoi -Cadres in South Vietnam -Cease-fire -Morale -December 18-28, 1972 -Cessation -Pressure -Resumption -Pressure -The President’s May 8, 1972 and December 18, 1972 decisions -The President’s will -Delay -Pressure on US -International, Congressional -Joan Baez and Gen. Telford Taylor’s trip to Hanoi -Arrival -December 17, 1972 -Departure -Difficulty
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -Meeting, January 2, 1973 -Congress Nicaragua earthquake relief -State Department -Task Force -PR -Scali -Defense Department -Press relations -Williams’ forthcoming trip to Nicaragua -Scali -PR -State Department, Defense Department, Aid Vietnam War -Forthcoming message from North Vietnam -Timing -Paris -Response -Timing -Negotiations -Kissinger -Resumption of negotiations -Conditions -US message to North Vietnam, December 27, 1972 -Settlement agreement -Delay -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Cessation -Resumption -Pressure on US -International, Congressional -1972 election -Effect -Congressional relations -Timing -Settlement agreement -Terms -US-South Vietnam relations
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -January 10, 1973 -Cosmetics -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Flexibility -Intelligence -Le Duc Tho’s comments -Thieu’s position -Political base -1971 election -Lack of opposition -Cease-fire -Government of South Vietnam [GVN], bureaucracy -Restructuring -Vis-à-vis US -Public statement -Separate deal -Vietnamization -US back-up position -Kissinger -US withdrawal -Cessation of US bombing and mining of North Vietnam -Quality -US bombing of North of 20th Parallel -Resumption [?] -Separate deal -Possible rejection by North Vietnam -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Justification -North Vietnam’s possible acceptance -Thieu’s possible rejection -Thieu’s possible acceptance -Thieu’s position -Veto -Long-term US interest -Veto -Vietnamization -Cessation of US bombing -North Vietnam’s position -Thieus’s position
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -The President’s December 18, 1972 decision -US South Vietnam relations -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -1972 election -The President’s December 18, 1972 decision -Effect on South Vietnam -US international relations -The President’s December 18, 1972 decision -Importance -US commitments -Cease-fire -Lost time -Congress -1973 inauguration -1972 election -South Vietnam’s army -South Vietnam’s survival -Continuation of war -US guarantee -North Vietnamese troops in South Vietnam -Separate deal -US withdrawal -Cessation of US bombing and mining of North Vietnam -Effect on South Vietnam -Lack of cease-fire -Lack of US intervention or threat of retaliation against North Vietnam -Separate deal -Viability -Cessation of active hostilities -Violations -Significance -US military response -US public opinion -US public opinion -Lyndon B. Johnson
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-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) [National Security] [Duration: 15s] [Subject: Korea] END OF WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
-Effect on US international relations -US public opinion -Korean War -Casualties -Communism -South Vietnam -Population -Communism -War as mistake -Settlement agreement -Violations -US military response -Compared to Israel’s military responses -Clarity -North Vietnam -Soviet Union -Effect on US will -Press relations -Camp David -US public opinion -Thieu, South Vietnam -South Vietnam’s possible collapse -Timing -US effort -Duration -Casualties -Forthcoming message from North Vietnam -Cessation of US bombing of North Vietnam -Private statement -Xuan Thuy’s recent statement -Negotiations -Technical talks
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-1 (cont’d) -Delay -[December 23, 1972] statement -Resumption -Cessation of US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Pressure on US -Conditions -Pressure on North Vietnam -Forthcoming message from North Vietnam -Instruction for Kennedy -Kissinger Nicaragua earthquake relief -Scali -PR -Williams’ forthcoming trip to Nicaragua -The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Williams Kennedy left at an unknown time before 11:08 am.
Conversation No. 380-2 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:23 am and 11:08 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-22]
Conversation No. 380-3 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 11:08 am Location: Executive Office Building
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-3 (cont’d) The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 35-23]
Conversation No. 380-4 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 am and 11:56 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker. Correspondence -The President’s forthcoming note to Bess (Wallace) Truman -Photograph -Delivery -Mail -Manolo Sanchez
Conversation No. 380-5 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 am and 11:56 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Correspondence [The President’s forthcoming note to Bess (Wallace) Truman] -Delivery to Marjorie P. Acker Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:56 am.
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-6 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:08 am and 11:56 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Death of Harry S. Truman -Date of previous memorandum -Return to Washington, DC -Notification -Funeral service -Body in state at Truman Library -The President’s trip to Truman Library -Wreath, poem -Capitol -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Grandson [Pause] -The President’s trip to Truman Library -Kansas City -Recollections -State house -Meeting with Truman family -Margaret Truman Daniel, Clifton Daniel -Sons [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
[This memorandum continues as Conversation No. 380-8]
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-7 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Between 11:56 am - 11:57 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 35-24]
Conversation No. 380-8 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:57 am and 12:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 380-6]
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Death of Harry S. Truman -The President’s trip to Truman Library -Meeting with Truman family -Bess (Wallace) Truman -Margaret Truman Daniel -Funeral service -Franklin D. Roosevelt [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-8 (cont’d) [This memorandum continues as Conversation No. 380-10]
Conversation No. 380-9 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 12:05 pm - 12:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Possible meeting with Maurice J. Williams -Williams’ location -West Virginia -Telephone call to Williams -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Briefing paper -Camp David -Statement -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -California -Messages to Congress Bull left at 12:07 pm.
Conversation No. 380-10 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:07 pm and 12:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file. [This is a continuation of Conversation No. 380-8]
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-10 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Death of Harry S. Truman -The President’s trip to Truman Library -Meeting with Truman family -Margaret Truman Daniel -Harry S. Truman -Age -Senate, Vice President, President 1972 campaign -Republican Party --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Unitelligible] [Duration: 44s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------White House -Christmas decorations -The President’s viewing Second memorandum Nicaraguan earthquake relief -The President’s possible trip -US goodwill Vietnam -Bombing -Negative reaction Nicaraguan earthquake relief -State Department -Task Force -Col. Richard T. Kennedy
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-10 (cont’d) -Coordination -Maurice J. Williams -Richard A. Moore -[David] Kenneth Rush -Stephen B. Bull -Williams -Kennedy Vietnam War -American opinion -Victory -Bombing -Republicans -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Europe -Small nations Second term reorganization -White House staff -Charles W. Colson -Herbert G. Klein -Press relations Domestic policy -John D. Ehrlichman -First term summary -Program development -National health plan -Governors -State revitalization -Legislation Vietnam [?] -Military conflict The President’s previous conversation with Patrick J. Buchanan -Book -Quality -News media, party leaders, bureaucrats
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-10 (cont’d) Vietnam War -Henry A. Kissinger -Charles H. Percy -Bombing The President’s previous conversation with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Camp David [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 380-11 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:07 pm and 12:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. Request for a call to an unknown person
Conversation No. 380-12 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:07 pm and 12:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-25]
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-13 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 12:35 pm and 12:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rex W. Scouten. [See Conversation No. 35-26]
Conversation No. 380-14 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to Raymond K. Price, Jr. 1973 Inauguration -Inaugural speech -Material prepared by staff -The President’s reading The President replayed a portion of the recording. The President’s resumed dictation. 1973 Inauguration -Inaugural speech -Length -Duration -Vietnam War -Negotiations -Compared to present level of military activity -Instructions for Price -Reading of materials prepared by staff -Themes -First draft
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-14 (cont’d) -Length -Timing -The President’s schedule -International developments
Conversation No. 380-15 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Second term reorganization -George P. Shultz -Conversation with the President -Location -Florida -Role as Assistant to the President -Office of Management and Budget -Economic policy -Administration spokesman -John B. Connally -Conversation with the President -Tax reform, trade policy -Treasury Department, William E. Timmons, Ehrlichman -Departmental views -Henry A. Kissinger’s option papers -State Department, Defense Department, Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Views on tax reform, trade policy -Treasury Department -Ehrlichman’s and Haldeman’s role -Congressional and political perspective -Staff meetings -Ehrlichman, Roy L. Ash
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-15 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman -Timmons -Congressional relations -Counsellors -Representation of agencies -Views of bureaucracies in Departments -Instructions for Ehrlichman and Haldeman -Forthcoming conversation with Ash
Conversation No. 380-16 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Second term reorganization -Ambassadorships -Middle East -Joseph S. Farland -Henry A. Kissinger -Israel -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Peter M. Flanagan -Henry J. Tasca -Farland -Tasca -Bureaucracy -View of Israel -Health Kissinger -Recent meeting with Charles H. Percy -Percy’s recent trip to Asia -Percy’s recent statement about Vietnam War -Effect on loyalists -Instruction for Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-16 (cont’d) -Recent meeting with McGeorge Bundy -Congressional, media relations
Conversation No. 380-17 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman. Welfare Poll -Family Assistance Program [FAP] -Aid to working poor -Charles W. Colson -Louis P. Harris -Albert E. Sindlinger -George H. Gallup -Question -Guaranteed minimum income -Welfare families’ income compared to working families’ income -Federal Government’s role
Conversation No. 380-18 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to James Keogh. Information Agency [USIA] -Keogh’s recent statement -Timing -Keogh’s nomination -USIA programs
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-18 (cont’d) -Credibility -Picture of US “warts and all” -Frank J. Shakespeare The President replayed a portion of the recording. The President resumed dictation. USIA -Credibility -Role -Presentation of US positively compared to negatively -Media relations
Conversation No. 380-19 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Florence Shientag -Judge -Democrats for Nixon -New York Times -Letter to the editor -Crime -1972 campaign -Support [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-44 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person.
****************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Greetings -1972 [?] campaign [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ******************************************************************
Conversation No. 380-20 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 p.m. Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Franklin D. Murphy. The President’s appreciation for Murphy’s support -Murphy’s letter to the President, November 29, 1972 -[1972 election] The President replayed a portion of the recordings. The President resumed dictation. The Los Angeles Times -Support for the President in 1950
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-20 (cont’d) -Senatorial nomination Norman Chandler New Year’s greeting
Conversation No. 380-40 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to L. Nicholas Ruwe. Ruwe’s gift to the President -Monte Cruz cigars -1962 California Gubernatorial campaign The President’s appreciation for Ruwe’s friendship New Year’s greeting
Conversation No. 380-41 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Raymond C. Moley. Moley’s letter [to Rose Mary Woods], October 21, 1972 -The President’s reading -Timing -1972 election -Location -Florida
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-41 (cont’d) 1972 campaign -The President’s dependence on others -[Watergate] -[Democratic and Republican] National Committees The President’s appreciation for Moley’s support -The President’s Vice Presidency -The President’s period out of office -Frances S. Hebard Moley New Year’s greeting -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Introduction to the President’s letter to Raymond Moley -Rewording
Conversation No. 380-42 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Ann Duggan. Note pads -The President’s notes -Second term compared to first term New Year’s greeting -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
Conversation No. 380-43 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-43 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Douglas W. Downs. Instruction on sending letter The President’s appreciation for Downs’ gift -Sculpture, the “Tinker” -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Timing -Christmas -Downs’ letter to the President -Tone -The President’s second term -The Presidency -Admonition -Metaphor -Wind, clouds New Year’s greeting -Mrs. Nixon
Conversation No. 380-21 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. 1972 campaign -Instruction for Haldeman’s staff -Maurice H. Stans’ list of contributors -Finance committee -Business Council
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07)
Conversation No. 380-22 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for Richard M. Helms. The President’s telephone call to Helm’s, December 26, 1972 -Helms’ schedule -Trip to Mexico -Purpose -Helms’s possible conversation with John B. Connally -Connally’s trip to Saudi Arabia and Algeria Helms’ ambassadorship to Iran -Assignment -Analysis of Middle East oil situation -US and European companies’ relations with governments -Middle East governments’ stability -Energy crisis -Duration -Western Europe, Japan, US ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 23 s] [Subject: Middle East] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ************************************************************************** Helms’ ambassadorship to Iran -Assignment -Study -Timing -Visit to Middle East countries -Middle East governments’ stability -US-Middle East relations
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-22 (cont’d) -The President’s possible conversation with Helms -Timing New Year’s greeting
Conversation No. 380-23 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Dictabelts -Disposition -Transcription -Private file Lunch Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:20 p.m.
Conversation No. 380-24 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Col Richard T. Kennedy. The President's schedule -Telephone call to Maurice J. Williams -Timing Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-24 (cont’d) -Paris -Timing -Message -Meeting
Conversation No. 380-25 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conversation No. 380-26 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Telephone call to Maurice J. Williams
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-26 (cont’d) Nicaragua earthquake relief -Bull's recent conversation with Turner B. Shelton -Shelton’s gratitude The President’s schedule -Telephone call to Williams -Williams’ location -West Virginia -White House operator -Gerald L. Warren -The President’s conversation with Williams, December 27, 1972 -Shelton Bull left at an unknown time before 2:26 pm.
Conversation No. 380-27 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-27 (cont’d)
The President's telephone call Sanchez left at 2:26 pm.
Conversation No. 380-28 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 2:26 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Maurice J. Williams. [See Conversation No. 35-28]
Conversation No. 380-29 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:30 pm and 2:39 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-156]
Conversation No. 380-30 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 2:39 pm - 2:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker.
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-30 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 35-29]
Conversation No. 380-31 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:40 pm and 3:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-30]
Conversation No. 380-32 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 3:14 pm - 3:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. [See Conversation No. 35-31]
Conversation No. 380-33 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:25 pm and 3:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Camp David -Timing -Sanchez's schedule
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-33 (cont’d) -Transportation -Helicopter -Automobile -Fina Sanchez Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:35 pm.
Conversation No. 380-34 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:25 pm and 3:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-32]
Conversation No. 380-35 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 3:35 pm - 3:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 35-33]
Conversation No. 380-36 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 3:43 pm - 3:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Col. Richard T. Kennedy.
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-36 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 35-34]
Conversation No. 380-37 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Marjorie P. Acker David Davis -Invitation to 1973 Inauguration -Identity -Author -Collection of Antebellum letters -Invitation to 1973 Inauguration -Tickets -Identity -Historian -The President’s possible use of work Woods’ schedule -Frank [last name unknown]
Conversation No. 380-38 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:45 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. The President’s schedule
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 380-38 (cont’d) -Items to work on -Helicopter flight -Robert Gray
Conversation No. 380-39 Date: December 28, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 35-35] [This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 4:15 pm.]