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Date: 
Dec 13, 1972 - Dec 18, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08)
Conversation No. 381-1 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 10:54 am – 12:25 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [The conversation was in progress when the recording began] Vietnam negotiations -Public relations [PR] -Paris -Nguyen Van Thieu -Henry A. Kissinger -Press relations -Photographs -Xuan Thuy -Response -Haldeman -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Effect -Haldeman’s conversations with Kissinger Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:25 a.m. Second term reorganization -First Lady’s staff -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Ziegler’s telephone call to Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Ziegler’s schedule -Press briefing -Constance M (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Ziegler’s meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Mrs. Nixon -Tone -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Assistant to the First Lady -Press Assistant to the First Lady
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Helen Smith -Ziegler’s role -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Press relations -Initiative -Job description The President talked with Haig. [Conversation No. 381-1A] [See Conversation No. 34-62] [End of telephone conversation] Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Assistant to the First Lady -Job description -Duties -Compared to assistants to the President -East Wind, residence -Staff -Press Office -Social office -Residence -Work with the President’s staff -White House events -State Department Protocol Office -Compared to Haldeman -Meeting with Ziegler and Mrs. Nixon -Press Assistant to the First Lady -Ziegler’s role -Press office -Briefings -Frequency -Press relations -Betty Beale -Mrs. Nixon’s role -Meeting with Ziegler and Mrs. Nixon
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Press relations -Schedule -Trip -Christmas -Stuart -Departure -1973 Inauguration -Departure -Ziegler’s conversation with Mrs. Nixon Ziegler’s press conference -Kissinger’s schedule -Return from Paris -Meeting with the President -Purpose -Consultation -Timing -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s communications with Le Duc Tho -Meetings -Technical experts -Status -Possible breakthrough -“No comment” response -Hanoi, Saigon -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -Ambivalence -Exchange of messages -Kissinger and Le Duc Tho -Phrasing Press relations -Kissinger -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston’s article -The President’s view Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Ziegler Ziegler left at 11:40 am.
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d)
Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:40 am and 12:25 pm. [Conversation No. 381-1B] The President’s schedule -Meetings -George P. Shultz -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Shultz [End of telephone conversation] -Pre-Blair House meetings -Military compared to political aides -Receptions -Identification of supporters -Clark MacGregor -Charles W. Colson’s role -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Unknown person -Example -Southern Ohio -Colson’s letter -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Labor leaders, Democrats -New Majority -Hosts -John A. Volpe -Peter J. Brennan -Colson -Volpe -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Hosts -Volpe -Colson -Introduction of supporters -Symbolism
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Future
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The President’s schedule -Receptions -Hand-shaking -Christmas lights -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Cabinet dinner -Camp David -Cabinet dinner -White House church services -New Majority -John Cardinal Krol -Terence Cardinal Cooke’s schedule -1973 Inauguration -Krol -New Majority -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Diplomatic children’s reception -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -Candlelight tour
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Christmas events -Staff open house and tour -Reception for surrogates and campaign workers -White House staff -Dwight L. Chapin -Gordon C. Strachan -Domestic Council -National Security Council [NSC] -White House staff families -Press -Candlelight tour -White House staff families -Candlelight tours -Congressional relations -New Majority -Reception for 1972 election supporters Vietnam negotiations -Haig -Location -Role -Kissinger -Kissinger’s cable -US bombing south of 20th Parallel -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Thieu -Possible meeting with Thieu -Settlement agreement -Thieu’s rejection -The President’s conversation with Haig -Overthrow of Thieu -Bunker -William P. Rogers -Agnew -George S. McGovern -Agnew -Effect -South Vietnam -Overthrow of Thieu -US public opinion
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Louis P. Harris polls -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease-fire -Free elections -South Vietnam -Clause -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Kissinger -Mood -The President’s conversation with Haig -Behavior -Haig’s view -Negotiator -Self-interest compared to national interest -Reston article US-Soviet Union and US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relations -Kissinger’s role NSC -Haig’s possible role -Army background -Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Kissinger’s possible departure -Foreign policy -Bureaucracy -Army background Congressional relations -The President’s attempted to telephone call to [Carl B. Albert] -Message -William E. Timmons -Albert’s Secretary, Mrs. [Thomas] Hale Boggs -Relationship with John C. Stennis -Relationship with Dr. James R. Schlesinger -Haldeman’s conversation with Schlesinger -Possible meeting Second term reorganization
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Richard M. Helms -Ambassadorship to Iran -Condition -Schlesinger confirmation [as Director of Central Intelligence Agency] -Outsider status -Press relations -Ambassadors -Age questions -Foreign service -Promotions -Retirement age -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -Career ambassadors -U. Alexis Johnson -Johnson -Possible Ambassador at Lodge -Health -Saigon -William H. Sullivan -Saigon -Kissinger -Japan [?] Kissinger -Behavior -Conversation with Haig -Television [TV] statement -Haig’s view -Relationship with Haig Vietnam negotiations -US bombing south of 20th Parallel -Pace -The President’s conversation with Haig -Compared to the US bombing of Hanoi-Haiphong area -B-52s -Criticism -Military purpose -Kissinger’s view
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Minutiae -Kissinger -Negotiator -“Peace is at hand” statement, October 26, 1972 -Effect -The President’s possible TV statement -Blame on North Vietnam -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam -US-South Vietnam relations -The President’s message to Kissinger -North Vietnam’s intransigence -Effect -Congressional aid to South Vietnam -US position -Public opinion -US bombing of North Vietnam -The President’s possible TV statement -Haldeman’s view Second term reorganization -Schlesinger’s confirmation -Helms’s assistance -Stennis -The President’s meeting with Stennis -Possible difficulty -Confirmation -Press relations -Washington, DC -Examples -Supreme Court, Attorney General -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] Congressional relations -Edward M. Kennedy’s statement -News summary -The President’s trip to the PRC -Public opinion -Partisanship -Watergate
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -1972 election -Cooperation -The President’s trip to the PRC Second term reorganization -Congressional relations -Need for drama -Cabinet changes -Announcements -George P. Shultz -Press relations -Change in Executive Branch structure -Timing -First half of second term -Cabinet departments The President’s schedule -Possible meetings with black leaders -Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. -Leonard Garment’s role -Jordan -Black caucus -Liberals -Administration supporters -Roy Wilkins -Jordan -Previous meetings -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Work habits -Effect -Emotional strain -Expectations of success -Kissinger’s recommendations -US bombing of North Vietnam -The President’s conversations with Haig -Absence of objectivity -Haig
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Treatment of NSC staff -Relationship with Haig -Mental health -Haig’s view -Timing -Pressures -Rogers -Departure -Timing -Settlement agreement -Acceptance -Rogers’s conversations with Haldeman and the President -Informing Thieu -Haig’s view -Cables -Cables -Contingencies -Cables -Challenge -Conversations -Tone -Haig -Trip to Moscow Public relations [PR] -Rogers -Mail -The President’s trips to the PRC and the Soviet Union -Compared to Kissinger Second term reorganization -Kissinger’s role -Appointments -Defense Departments -Ambassadorships -Valve -Foreign Service Officers [FSOs] -Veto -Unknown person -Foreign affairs
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-1 (cont’d) -Elliot L. Richardson -Liberals -Resignations -Cambodia invasions -Defense Department The President’s schedule -Diplomatic reception -Location -West Wing -Oval Office -Roosevelt Room -Lobby -Oval Office -Christmas decorations -Diplomatic Reception Room -Invitations -List -Meeting with Schlesinger -Meeting with Shultz -Edwin S. Cohen Haldeman left at 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 381-2 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Request for a meeting with Haig
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08)
Conversation No. 381-3 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 12:28 pm – 1:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Return from Paris -Timing -Headwinds Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:28 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:12 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Haig’s role -Decision making authority -The President’s delegation -Cambodia invasion -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Negotiator -Emotion -Caution, objectivity -Record -Blame on others -Settlement agreement -1972 election -Objections -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -The President -Haig -Saigon -Messages -Tone
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Breakdown in talks -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Nguyen Van Thieu’s position -North Vietnam -Cease-fire -Thieu -Pressure on North Vietnam -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Cease-fire -Timing -Christmas -The President’s meeting with Haig and Kissinger -US mining of North Vietnam -Reseeding -Timing -Thieu -Supplies -Timing -Reconnaisance -Signal to Hanoi -Reaction -Protective reaction -US bombing of North Vietnam South of 20th Parallel -Kissinger’s scenario -The President’s view -Military value -Tone -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -Haig’s conversations with Kissinger -Options -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Contingencies -Kissinger -Future -Kissinger’s interview with Oriana Fallaci -Press relations -William P. Rogers -“Peace is at hand” statement, October 26, 1972 -India-Pakistan War -US-Soviet Union relations
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Effect -Need to focus on problem -Recommendations -Need for suspicion -Emotions -Emotions -Effect on work -Expectations -Settlement agreement -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Policy making -Theory -National Security Council [NSC] -State Department -Mental health -Current status compared to recent past -Trip to Saigon -Haig’s location -Messages -Timing -1972 election -Long Tien -Previous trips to Saigon -Haig’s schedule -Post-October 8, 1972 -Return from Paris -Haig’s schedule -Thieu’s rebuff -Return from Paris -Settlement agreement -October 8, 1972 draft -Hanoi -Thieu -Previous messages to Hanoi -Settlement agreement -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -The President’s return from Camp David -Compromise -1972 election -Return from Saigon
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Settlement agreement -Thieu’s view -Thieu’s relationship with Kissinger -Kissinger’s trip to Saigon -Back channels -Haig -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Thieu -Relationship with Kissinger, the President, Haig -Trust -Speech, December 12, 1972 -US theorists, quotation -Relationship with the President -Trust -US-South Vietnam relations -State Department -Corruption issue -Kissinger -Schedule -Return from Paris -“Martyr complex” -Resignation -Advisability -Haig’s role -Kissinger -Return from Saigon -Hanoi’s public statement -“Peace is at hand” statement -Timing -1972 election -Message from Hanoi -The President’s schedule, November 4, 1972 -Greensboro, North Carolina -The President’s statement -“Peace is at hand” statement -The President’s pull-back -Haig’s reaction -Caution -The President’s reaction
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Politics -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -Press conference, October 26, 1972 -Technical aspects -Settlement agreement -1972 election -Press relations -Fallaci interviews -Italian ambassador -Haig’s location -Saigon -Timing -1972 election -Italian government request -Taping -Haig’s viewing -Reproduction -Washington Star -Washington Post -Quotes -Context -Kissinger’s relationship with the President -Legal suit threat -Tape -Quotes -Context -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston’s article -Meeting with the President -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers’s and Laird’s view -October 8, 1972 agreement -Rogers’s, Laird’s and Agnew’s views -Haig’s meetings with Kissinger -Timing -Rogers -Laird -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Agnew -“Game Plan”
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Breakdown -Congressional relations -US bombing of North Vietnam -Timing -Christmas -Statements -October 8, 1972 agreement -US action -North Vietnam -Violations -Coalition government -South Vietnam -Thieu -North Vietnamese position -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Effect -Settlement agreement -Timing -Settlement agreement -Kissinger -Messages -Timing -Christmas -US bombing of North Vietnam -Haig’s view -Thieu -Settlement agreement -Reseeding of mines -US position -Credibility -Signals -Thieu [South Vietnam] -US economic and military aid -US military aid -Laird’s view -Carriers -Sorties -Effect -US economic aid -Credit
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Conversion of Piasters -Balance of payments -US bombing of North Vietnam -The President’s meeting with Kissinger -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Advisability -Pressure on Hanoi -Possible ultimatum to Thieu -Settlement agreement -Necessity to Thieu -Thieu -The President’s resolve to support -US bombing of North Vietnam -Effect -Soviet Union -Thieu -Victory -Effectf -Psychological and military aspects -Targets -Power and communications stations -Marshalling yards -B-52s -Cessation -Effect -Timing -South of 20th Parallel -Laotian Trail -Haig’s conversation with Moorer -Reseeding of mines -Effect -Reconnaissance -Settlement agreement -Unseeding of mines -Statement -“Routine reseeding” -Means -Settlement agreement -Unseeding of mines -Haig’s meeting with Kissinger
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-3 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s schedule -Return from Paris -Rest -Kissinger’s reaction -Haig’s meeting with Kissinger -Kissinger’s resignation -Accomplishments -Future -Thieu’s speech -US-South Vietnam relations -North Vietnam’s view -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Thieu -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Advisability -Settlement agreement -Settlement agreement -Hanoi -Stalling tactics, delays -Kissinger’s schedule -Return from Paris -Meeting with the President -Timing Haig left at 1:12 pm.
Conversation No. 381-4 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator [?]. Telephone call to an unknown man
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Conversation No. 381-5 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-6 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-7 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Oval Office
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-7 (cont’d) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-8 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-9 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Oval Office The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-10 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 2:48 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-10 (cont’d)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:48 pm.
Conversation No. 381-11 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 1:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President talked with the White House operator. [Conversation No. 381-A] [See Conversation No. 34-126] [End of telephone conversation] The President’s schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.
Conversation No. 381-12 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 1:15 pm – 1:16 pm
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-12 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 34-127]
Conversation No. 381-13 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 1:17 pm – 1:18 pm Location: Executive Office Building Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 34-128]
Conversation No. 381-14 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 1:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Weather The President’s schedule
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-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-14 (cont’d)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm.
Conversation No. 381-15 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 1:20 pm – 1:40 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Press Ziegler’s press conference -Duration -Second term reorganization -Anne L. Armstrong -Counselor to the President -Cabinet rank -Woman -Oveta Culp Hobby -The President’s choice -Senate confirmation -Requirement -Secretary of Department in Executive Branch -The President’s choice -Semantics -Tone -Second term reorganization -Armstrong -Counselor to the President -Tokenism -Counselor to the President -First term -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Patrick P. (“Pat”) Moynihan
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-15 (cont’d) -Bryce N. Harlow -Arthur F. Burns -White House staff cuts -Finch -Return to California -Rumsfeld -Ambassadorship to North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Counselor to the President -Peter Lisagor’s comment -Commerce and Transportation Department -White House staff -Departures -Desmond J. Barker -Gen. Robert L. Schulz -John C. Whitaker -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Charles W. Colson -Rumsfeld -Reduction -Executive Office -Vietnam negotiations -US bombing and mining of North Vietnam -Melvin R. Laird’s statement -The President’s May 8, 1972 speech -Settlement agreement -Enemy buildup -Offensive action -Settlement agreement -Prolonging the war -Henry A. Kissinger’s press conference -Settlement agreement -North Vietnam -Preventing enemy buildup -Offensive in South -The President’s May 8, 1972 speech -Kissinger’s press conference -Ziegler -Press relations -Lead story -The President’s May 8, 1972 speech
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-15 (cont’d) -Enemy offensive -Cessation of US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Timing Vietnam negotiations -US bombing and mining of North Vietnam -Press relations -Tass report -Hanoi -Fires -Continuation -Cessation North of 20th Parallel -Timing -October 1972 -Kissinger’s view -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -Public opinion -Ziegler’s press conference -Tone -Kissinger’s mood -B-52 losses -Ziegler’s conversation with Kissinger -Press and media relations -October 8, 1972 agreement -Ziegler’s conversation with Kissinger -Press relations -Kissinger’s “Peace is at hand” statement, October 26, 1972 Ziegler’s press conference -Press relations -Washington Post -The President’s recent conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Philadelphia Bulletin -Baltimore Sun -Unknown newspaper -Dallas Times Herald -Washington newspaper -Washington Star
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-15 (cont’d) David C. Hoopes entered at 1:31 pm. -Dan Rather’s question -Unknown reporter -Thomas E. Jarriel -Watergate Hoopes left at 1:32 pm. -Current representation -White House social events -Cause celebre -Local newspapers -National administration -Ziegler’s conversation with Helen Thomas -Questions -Ziegler’s handling -Emotions -Objectivity -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -National administration -Carroll Kilpatrick -Pool -Dorothy McCardle -Ziegler’s view -Christmas tree lighting -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -The President’s conversation with Ziegler -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Church services -Candlelight tour -Children -Mrs. Nixon -Elinor I. (Judefind) Agnew -McCardle -San Antonio Light -Kansas City Star -Baltimore Sun Vietnam War
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-15 (cont’d) -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Timing -Congressional relations -Thomas F. Eagleton’s and Jacob K. Javit’s statements -Public relations [PR] -Number of plans -Hanoi -Ziegler’s press conference -Use of “enemy” Ronald Ziegler left at 1:40 pm.
Conversation No. 391-16 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 1:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Request for a meeting with Haldeman -Timing -The President’s schedule
Conversation No. 381-17 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 1:43 pm – 2:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler Ziegler’s press conferences
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-17 (cont’d) -Ziegler’s handling -Emotions -Henry A. Kissinger -December 18, 1972 -Counsellors to the President -Robert H. Finch -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Ziegler’s demeanor -Post-1972 election -“Cockiness” -Performance -December 18, 1972 -Press relations -Washington Post -White House social events -Christmas tree lighting -Pool Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Kissinger’s concern -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -The President’s possible television [TV] statement -Kissinger’s conversation with Haldeman -Kissinger’s cables -Effect -“Hawks” -Cause and effect -Domestic crisis -Vietnam negotiations -Press relations -Ziegler’s view -Credibility -“Peace is at hand” statement, October 26, 1972 -“Peace is at hand” -The President’s view -Kissinger’s mood -Support The President’s schedule
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-17 (cont’d) -Possible meeting -Kissinger -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing Congressional relations -Ambassador-at-large -John Sherman Cooper -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson’s recommendation -Defense, foreign policy votes -Haldeman’s conversation with Thomas C. Korologos, Willliam E. Timmons -Office -Debt -State Department Second term reorganization -Maurice H. Stans -Ambassadorship to Cambodia -Health The President’s schedule -Guest lists -Duplication -Charles W. Colson -Reception -Christmas tree lighting -Church services -Colson -Rose Mary Woods -1973 Inauguration -Colson Item for the President’s signature -Ehrlichman The President’s schedule -Guest lists -Duplication -Woods
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-17 (cont’d) -Colson -Handling -Groups -Political -Stans -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Robert J. Dole -Church service -Stans -Church service -Haldeman’s conversation with Woods -Cabinet -Church services, dinner -Heads of state -Receptions -Public relations [PR] -New Majority -Recognition of supporters -1972 election -Christmas events -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Supporters -Hard hats, Republicans -Italian-Americans -American Legion hat -Disabled American Veterans head [Jack O. Hicks] -Flag lapel pin -Republicans -Social events -Cabinet dinner -Josephine (Brickell) Brennan -Toasts -William P. Rogers -Anne L. Armstrong -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Rogers’s toast -Mrs. Nixon -Armstrong -Agnew -Rogers’s toast
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-17 (cont’d) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -New York Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” statement -Effect -1972 election -Polls The President’s schedule -White House staff’s schedule -Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Kissinger’s schedule -Christmas -New York -California -Children -Florida -Criticism -Crisis -Public relations [PR] -Haldeman’s telephone call to Mrs. Nixon -Private dinner party [?] -Kissinger -Telephone call from the President Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:43 pm. The President’s schedule -Richard G. Kleindienst Golf [?] -Hole-in-one -Unknown woman Haldeman and Bull left at 2:05 pm.
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Conversation No. 381-18 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 2:06 pm – 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Richard G. Kleindienst and John D. Ehrlichman. Insurance -Golf Golf -Hole-in-one -Kleindienst’s photograph in newspaper Second term reorganization -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Schedule -Connecticut -Meeting with Kleindienst -Health -Florida -Delay of meeting with the President -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Habits -J[ean] Paul Getty -Telephone call from the President -Age -Wealth -Habits -Retention -Negatives and positives -Kleindienst’s conversation with John N. Mitchell -Confirmation hearings -Watergate -Possible testimony Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:06 pm.
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d)
Temperature in office Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:35 pm. Second term reorganization -FBI -Gray -Confirmation hearings -Watergate -Politics -Cronyism charge -Watergate -Edward M. Kennedy -Possible Presidency -Post-Presidency -Republican -Liberal Democrat -Reform -Field offices -Discipline -Timing -Peter J. Pitchess -Relationship with Kleindienst -Qualities -Age -Political ability -Age -1976 election -Republican -Kennedy -Richard G. Ogilvie -Attorney General -Political ability -Background as governor -Law firm -Compared to Pitchess, Gray -Pitchess -Background
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d) -Barry M. Goldwater’s California campaign chairman, 1964 -Los Angeles -Compared to Gray -Trust -Gray -Confirmation hearings -Kennedy -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -John V. Tunney -G. Harrold Carswell -1972 election -1976 election -Kennedy’s speech -Conversation with the President -The President’s conversation with Mitchell -Confirmation hearings -Senate Judiciary Committee -James O. Eastland -Confirmation hearings -Kennedy, Bayh -Commitments -Conversation with the President -The President’s schedule -Florida -Matthew Byrne -Political orientation -Democrat -Los Angeles -US attorney -Objectivity -Time article, November 6, 1972 -Source -Unknown woman reporter -Field offices -Gray’s effort -W. Mark Felt -Gray’s view -1972 election -Mitchell’s view -Gray
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d) -Conversation with Kleindienst -Kleindienst’s view Mitchell -Martha (Beall) Mitchell -Health -Watergate -Responsibility -Health Second term reorganization -Narcotics -Allocation and use of resources -Addicts -US -Compared to France -Seale -Epidemic -Compared to France, Japan, Britain, Spain -Customs -Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs [BNDD] -Roy L. Ash -Recommendation -Outsider status -Kleindienst’s schedule -Study -Narcotics -Ash -John F. Gallagher [?] -Budget -Ash -The President’s conversation with Kleindienst -Customs -Border Patrol -Immigration and Naturalization Service [INS] -Investigations -Treasury Department -Investigations -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Investigations
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d) -BNDD -Justice Department -FBI -J. Edgar Hoover -FBI -Hoover’s view -Automobile thefts, kidnapping, organized crime, drugs, campus riots -Controversy Hoover -Late career -Image -Kleindienst’s view -Departure -Death -The President’s breakfast meeting with Hoover, September 20, 1971 -Gray’s view -Speeches -The President’s meeting with Hoover -John Mitchell’s schedule -John Mitchell’s view -Public relations [PR] Professional football -Washington Redskins playoff game -Washington Post reporter -Reference to “Negroes” -Black, “Afro-Americans” -Media relations -Television [TV] blackout of playoff games -Kleindienst’s viewing -Kleindienst’s possible suit -Edward Bennett Williams -National policy -Kleindienst’s conversation with Alvin R. (“Pete”) Rozelle -Rozelle -FBI -Sellouts -Super Bowl I
-39NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d) -Redskins-Buffalo Bills game -Denver -St. Louis -Busch Stadium -Redskins-Bills game -Redskins-Bills game -Ehrlichman’s attendance -O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson -Billy Kilmer -Dallas Cowboys-New York Giants game -Redskins-Bills game -Ehrlichman’s attendance -George Allen -Media relations -TV blackout of playoff games -The President’s instructions -Kleindienst’s forthcoming conversation with Rozelle -Kleindienst’s meeting with the President -Possible suit -Kleindienst’s possible conversation with Williams -Rozelle -US District Court -Injunction -Compared to networks and re-runs -The President’s efforts -Hollywood -National policy -Kleindienst’s conversation with Williams -The President’s schedule -Florida -Washington, DC voters Second term reorganization -The President’s conversation with Gray -Deputy Secretary of Treasury -Peter M. Flanigan -Gray -Qualifications -Withholding of nomination -Reasons
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-18 (cont’d) -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Oil [Policy Committee order] -Nomination -John Mitchell’s concern Watergate break-in -John Mitchell’s concern -Republican National Committee [RNC] -White House involvement -RNC Second term reorganization -Gray -Nomination -Kennedy, Tunney, Bayh Professional football -TV blackout of playoff games -Kleindienst’s call to Rozelle -Kleindienst’s conversation with Williams -Possible suit Kleindienst and Ehrlichman left at 2:35 pm.
Conversation No. 381-19 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 2:43 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John D. Ehrlichman.
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The President’s schedule -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Timing Second term reorganization -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Richard G. Kleindienst -Frank L. Rizzo -Francis L. Dale [?] -Ehrlichman’s instruction to William E. Timmons -Narcotics -White House -Roy L. Ash -Myles J. Ambrose -Ash An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:35 pm. Ehrlichman left at 2:43 pm.
Conversation No. 381-20 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:43 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Request for a meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Henry A. Kissinger -Timing
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-20 (cont’d)
An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:43 pm. Request for a meeting with Charles W. Colson The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.
Conversation No. 381-21 Date: December 18, 1972 Time: 2:45 pm – 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Media relations -Colson’s lunch with William S. Paley -Herbert G. Klein -Job offer to Colson -Law practice -White House -Berrington brothers -Paley’s relationship with the President -1960 campaign -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] news -Klein -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -John Chancellor -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -John A. Scali -Chancellor -Voice of America -Lyndon B. Johnson -Edward R. Murrow -Voice of America -Colson’s trips to New York -The President’s view -1960 campaign
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Robert H. Finch -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Paley’s [?] interest in ambassadorship to France -Paley’s view of the President -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Watergate report -Stations -Duration -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Edward M. Kennedy -Berrington brothers -Klein Second term reorganization -Klein -Value -Departure -Timing -Age -Conversation with Colson -Departure -Scali -Press relations -Press relations -Anne L. Armstrong -Counselor to the President -Importance -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Bryce N. Harlow -Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Arthur F. Burns -Value
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-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Final results -Richard M. Scammon -Christopher S. (“Kat”) Bond -Missouri -Analysis -Secretary of the Senate -Statistics -Arizona -Alabama -New York -Pennsylvania -Kansas -George S. McGovern -Missouri -Arch A. Moore, Jr. -Black lung bill -Compared to 1964 election -Johnson -Compared to 1936 election -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Scammon -Alabama -Inaccurate count -Missouri -Roosevelt -Certification [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-George Meany Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Timing -Labor relations -Media relations -Henry A. Kissinger -Ronald L. Ziegler’s press conference
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Public relations [PR] -Colson’s view -B-52s -Hanoi, Haiphong -Stock market -Congressional relations -Thomas F. Eagleton -Mining -George S. McGovern’s statement -1972 election -Kissinger’s “Peace is at hand” statement, October 26, 1972 -The President’s conversation with Colson -Settlement agreement -PR -Christmas -Albert E. Sindlginer -Economy -B-52s -Losses -Air warfare -Compared to ground warfare -Volunteerism -Media relations -Television [TV] -Duration Colson’s health -Finger injury -Explanation -Christmas tree trimming The President’s health -Foot injury -Timing Colson’s health Press relations -Reception -“Tony” story
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Children -Support for the President -Colson’s schedule -Visit with Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Fitzsimmons’s children -Gonzaga University -Society pages -Washington, DC -Wires -Helen Thomas -Reception -1973 Inauguration -Invitees -Kenneth W. Clawson -Patrick J. Buchanan -Richard A. Moore -Analogy to Andrew Jackson -1972 campaign -George S. McGovern -Fundraising -Buchanan Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -McGovern’s reaction -Constituency -PR -Sindlinger -“Doves” -The President’s possible TV appearance -Henry A. Kissinger -Effect -Press relations -“Doves” and “Hawks” -Negotiations -North Vietnam The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker at an unknown time between 2:45 pm and 3:23 pm.
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) [Conversation No. 381-21A] Request -Rose Mary Woods
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Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -PR -Sindlinger -Timing -Timing -Kissinger press conference -Colson’s reading -Colson’s view -Ronald L. Ziegler’s press conference The President’s schedule -Kissinger -Colson The President left and entered at an unknown time before 3:23 pm.
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-48NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election final results -Landslide victory -Lyndon B. Johnson -Percentage of votes -Scammon -Admirer -Reaction [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Congressional relations -McGovern’s statement -Eagleton’s statement -Jacob K. Javits -Caution -PR -1972 campaign -Press relations -Nicholas P. Thimmesch article -Kissinger’s reaction -Kissinger’s conversation with Thimmesch -The President -Kissinger’s conversation with Thimmesch -News magazines -Negotiations -Newsweek -Photographs of Kissinger -“Peace is at hand” -Tone -Negotiations -Kissinger’s “Peace is at hand” statement -Colson’s experience as a lawyer White House staff
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Performance -Alexander M Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -Haig -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger’s press conference -Ziegler’s press conference -North and South Vietnam’s positions -Ziegler’s press conference Kissinger and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 3:23 pm. Colson’s assignments -Request by Kissinger -Harvard University -Dirty tricks -Labor relations Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -McGovern’s statement -1972 campaign -“Peace is at hand” -Criticism -1972 campaign -Senate “doves” -National Security Council [NSC] -Haldeman’s view Colson’s assignments -Dirty tricks Colson left at 3:26 pm. Vietnam War -Negotiations -Technical experts meeting -Xuan Thuy
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -William J. Porter -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -PR -Unknown person -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -Kissinger’s schedule -The President’s schedule -Florida -Timing -Kissinger’s schedule -Timing -Christmas -Colson’s view -Haig’s and Kissinger’s schedules -Florida -Helicopter -Kissinger’s schedule -California -Palm Springs -Haig’s schedule -Populated areas -Hanoi -French embassy -B-52s -Losses -Number -Maneuverability -Compared to fighters -Targets -Surface to air missiles [SAM] II -Hanoi -Weather -F-111 -Loss -Gen. John W. Vogt, Jr. -Losses -Administration reaction -White House -Melvin R. Laird -Kissinger’s conversations
-51NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -William P. Rogers -Notification -Compared to Cambodia invasion -Haig -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Duration -Air Force -Christmas -Pause -B-52s -Losses -Hanoi -North Vietnam -Weather -Sorties -Targets -SAMs -Waves -Losses -Alternatives -Moorer -Ideas -North Vietnam -Timing -1972 election -Negotiations -North Vietnam -Proprietary -Timing -Negotiations -Delays -Kissinger’s possible message -Congressional relations -The President’s reputation -Winston S. Churchill quotation -Battle of the Marne -Audacity and caution -Reactions -Press relations -Cambodia
-52NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Government bureaucracy -Press relatiosn -B-52s -Losses -PR -B-52s -Losses -Compared to helicopters -B-52s -Losses -PR -Hanoi -Communist propaganda -Civilian casualties -North Vietnam -Breakdown in negotiations -Compared to impasse -Confusion -Press relations -PR -PR -Telegrams to Kissinger -Tone -“Hawks” -Negotiations -The President’s letter to Thieu -Possible leak -Settlement agreement -October 1972 -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -17th Parallel -Geneva Agreement -Thieu’s position -Effect -Thieu’s position -November 1972 -North Vietnam -DMZ -Lyndon B. Johnson -Bombing halt
-53NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -October Agreement -Press relations -Coalition government -Kissinger’s trip to Saigon -Thieu -Retention -US military and economic aid -Possible effect -US-South Vietnam relations -Thieu’s reaction -Coalition government -Thieu -Retention -US economic aid -Prisoners of War [POWs] -May 8, 1972 terms -US-South Vietnam relations -Guarantees -Thieu’s reaction Shanghai Communique -US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relations -Effort -Hangechow -Drafts -Treaties Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Bilateral deal -Effect -South Vietnam -US economic and military aid -US reaction -North Vietnam -Resumption of talks -South Vietnam -May 31, 1971 proposal -Thieu -Timing
-54NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -January 2-3, 1973 -Congressional relations -Resumption -North Vietnam -US options -Thieu -Haig’s possible report -Possible TV speech by the President -Settlement agreement -New offer -Media relations -The President’s accomplishments -Trips to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union -1972 election -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Delays -PR -Opposition and support for the President’s policies -Harvard University telephone call to Kissinger -Breakdown -Cambodia -Record -1972 election -North Vietnam -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Duration -Hanoi -Settlement agreement -Cessation -US-South Vietnam relations -Press relations -Washington Star article -North Vietnam’s announcement -Timing -US military and diplomatic action -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Agnew -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -The President’s meeting with Agnew and Kissinger -Agnew’s comments
-55NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Thieu -Congressional relations -US funding for South Vietnam -Lack of perception -Thieu, North Vietnam -Advisability -Settlement agreement -US-South Vietnam relations -World War II allied correspondence -Churchill-Josef V. Stalin -Roosevelt-Stalin -The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Thieu -Midway -San Clemente -Timing -Christmas Second term reorganization -Ambassadorships -South Vietnam -Change -Timing -January 1973 -Graham A. Martin -Cable to Kissinger -William B. Macomber, Jr. -John A. Volpe -Italy -State Department -Rogers -Timing -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Volpe -Italy -Recess appointment -France -Pakistan -India -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan
-56NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Importance -Joseph J. Sisco -Philippines -William H. Sullivan -Marshall Green -Indonesia -Green -Businessman -Green -Military -Age -Career ambassadors -Foreign service -Val Peterson -Adolph W. Schmidt -Departure -Walter H. Annenberg -Retention -Martin -Jacob A. Beam -Ridgway B. Knight -Leonard J. Saccio -Columbia -Clinton E. Knox -Haiti -Walter P. McConaughy -Walworth Barbour -Departure -Henry J. Tasca -Indonesia -Tasca -South Korea -Aid -Greece -Turkey -Macomber -Indonesia -Tasca -Compared to businessman -Qualifications
-57NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Economy -Commerce Kissinger’s schedule -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] meeting -Lyndon Johnson [?] -Forthcoming dinner -Unknown woman Vietnam War -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Meeting with the President, December 7, 1972 -Strategy -Haig Kissinger left at 4:13 pm. The President’s schedule -John D. Ehrlichman Vietnam War -PR -Kissinger -Support for the President’s policies -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -The President’s schedule -Physical -Ehrlichman’s schedule Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 4:13 pm. Second term reorganization -Ehrlichman’s agenda -Under Secretaries -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Frank C. Carlucci -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger’s recommendation -Italian-American background
-58NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Possible meeting with the President -George W. Romney -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Outsiders -Conrad Calvert Knudsen -Peter M. Flanigan -Security and Exchange Commission [SEC] Chairman -William J. Casey -Robert Egelston -California -Joseph F. Alibrandi -California -Black candidate -Frederick B. Dent -Ambassadorships -Thomas A. Wood -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] -Dent -Need for administrative assistance -Robert W. Fri -Environmental Projection Agency [EPA] -William D. Ruckelshaus -Speeches -Age -Kansas -Education -Rice University -Harvard University -M.B.A. -Kansas -Dent -Donald B. Marron -Age -Mitchell Hutchins & Company -Investment banking -Compared to Fri -Government experience -Former officials -Dent -Maurice H. Stans
-59NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Rocco C. Siciliano -James T. Lynn -Peter G. Peterson -Compared to Stans -Fri -Dent -Jim Cleary -William D. Eberle European Economic Community [EEC] -James D. Hodgson -Call from Ehrlichman -Thomas W. (“Teddy”) Gleason -Wood -Multinational leasing company [TAW International Leasing, Inc.] -Africa -Wood -SEC -FTC -Systems engineering, computer programming -Decisions Systems, Inc. -FTC -US Ordnance Tank Automotive Center -Chase Manhattan Bank -SEC -Electrical engineering -Defense Department -Army, Navy, Air Force Secretaries -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -John W. Warner -John A. Love -Howard H. (“Bo”) Calloway -West Point graduate -Alibrandi -Catholic, Italian-American background -Thomas E. Hanigan -W. R. Grace & Co. -EC -Hanigan -Peterson -Hodgson
-60NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Geneva -Hodgson -Hodgson -Rogers -Joseph A. Greenwald -Defense Department -Service Secretaries -Warner -Ehrlichman’s view -Retention -Calloway -Army -Identity as Southerner -Anne L. Armstrong -Calloway -Love -Partisanship -Commission -Air Force -Academy -Love -Frank Borman -Chief of Protocol -Borman -Wife -Travel -Defense Department -Air Force Secretary -Michael Collins -Frank Borman -Chief of Protocol -Astronauts -General Counsel positions -Agencies and commissions -FTC -Defense Department -Strom Thurmond -Federal Power Commission [FPC] -FTC -SEC
-61NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Appointments -FTC -Chairmanship -Lewis E. Egnman -Age -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -William A. Carey -General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC] -Illinois lawyer -Foster College -Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB] -Robert D. Timm -John B. Connally -Republican Party state chairmanship [Washington] -Seattle -Public utilities commission -Connally -White House social events -Dinner, December 16, 1972 -The President’s table -Sue Krogh -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Carol (Girard) Simon -Adele (Langston) Rogers -Barbara (Masters) Laird -Guests -Texas -California -Elections -Connally -CAB -Timm -Muriel Siebert -Muriel Siebert & Company -New York Stock Exchange -Aviation -ACTION -Carey -Illinois
-62NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -White House Fellow -Weinberger’s recommendation -Walter C. Howe, Jr. -Service Secretaries -Assistant Secretaries, Under Secretaries, General Counsels -Pentagon jobs -Businessmen -Advance men -1968 campaign -Executive Office of the President [EXOP] -Trimming staff The President left and Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:13 pm. Sanchez’ schedule -Florida Sanchez left and the President entered at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Second term reorganization -EXOP -Changes -President’s Science Advisory Committee [PSAC] -National Science Foundation [NSF] -Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy -Romney -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -National Security Council [NSC] -Kissinger -Office of Science and Technology [OST] -NSF -Science Advisor to the President -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Departure -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Private industry -Mary Beggs -Part-time commissions -Wives -Art
-63NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Special Trade Representative -Eberle -Space Council -Eberle -EC -Hodgson -Space Council -Eberle -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -EEC -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Compared to Hodgson -Hodgson -Geneva -Space Council -Transfer to National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Reorganization plan -Congressional approval -James C. Fletcher -Staff reduction -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Division of duties -Disaster relief -HUD -Mathematical computer lab -General Service Administration [GSA] -Underground facility -Defense Department -Stockpile facility -GSA -[Gray] -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Vacancy -NSC -Armstrong -Possible duties -Stockpile policy
-64NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Staff size -GSA -Disaster relief -Staff size -Mathematical computer lab -Staff size
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-Staffing -NSC -Armstrong -Counselor to the President -Consumer Affairs -Counselor for Human Resources -HEW -Reduction in force [RIF] -Virginia H. Knauer -Weinberger -Salary -Compared to Deputy Director -Environmental Quality Council [EQC] -Counselor for Natural Resources -Staff size -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Earl L. Butz -Environment -Consumer Affairs -Reporting to the President -PFIAB -Consumer Affairs
-65NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Congressional relations -Knauer -OEO -Staff size -Division of duties -Budget -Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Protection -Ash -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Dr. Robert L. DuPont -Presidential Protective Division -Robert H. Taylor -Departure -Richard E. Kaiser -William L. Duncan -Rank -Compared to Kaiser -Taylor -Harold G. Thomas -Duncan -Compared to Kaiser -Secret Service -James J. Rowley -Retirement -David B. Grant -Ronald M. Pontius -Wilson Livingood -Alfred Wong -Duncan -Position -Background -Training school -Omaha Special Agent -Training division -1967 -Kaiser -Background -St. Louis -Indiana University -Criminology
-66NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Mankato State University -Economics, Education, History -Duncan -Secret Service -Rowley -Deputy Director -Lilburn E. Boggs -Charles E. (“Bebe”) Rebozo’s view -Field offices -New York -Rowley -Deputy -Retirement -Timing -1973 -Promotion to Deputy -Compared to Haig -Edward L. Morgan -Kaiser -Duncan -Secret Service -Kaiser -Compared to Duncan -Duncan -Relationship with the President -Ambassadors -List -Meeting The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Apostolic delegate -[Pope Paul VI] Giovanni Battista Motini’s message on peace -Timing -Productivity Commission -Possible meeting with business and labor groups -Cabinet Room -George P. Shultz’s recommendation -Instruction for Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Shultz’s schedule -Kissinger
-67NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman -Peter M. Flanigan -Kissinger -International economies -Commissions -Congressional relations -Robert P. Griffin -Leslie C. Arends -Leadership -Michael J. Mansfield -Briefing -Reorganization plans -Timing -Memorial Service for [Thomas] Hale Boggs 1972 election -Colson’s information -Errors in McGovern’s favor -New Jersey, Pennsylvania -The President’s results -Compared to Johnson’s results -West Virginia -Errors in McGovern’s favor -Richard M. Scammon’s view -Arch A. Moore, Jr. -Colson’s possible telephone call to Moore Second term reorganization -Assistant Secretaries, General Counsels -Frederic V. Malek -Political input -Colson -Harry S. Dent -Malek -Alan R. Miller -Richard B. Ogilvie -Law practice -Attorney General -Richard G. Kleindienst -Commissions
-68NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. May-08) Conversation No. 381-21 (cont’d) -Miller -CAB -Siebert -Wood -OEP -Armstrong -NSC -Black appointees -AEC -Dixie Lee Ray -David -Fletcher -Budget -Flanigan -Ambassadorships -Sweden -Black appointees -John Sherman Cooper -Ambassador at large -Norway -Vincent De Roulet -Sweden -Black appointees -De Roulet -Black appointees -US-Norway relations -Denmark -Philip K. Crowe -Ireland -John D. J. Moore -John A. (“Jack”) Mulachy [This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 5:50 pm.]