384

Date: 
Dec 10, 1972 - Dec 14, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 384-1 Date: December 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. The President's schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:55 am.
Conversation No. 384-2 Date: December 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-27]
Conversation No. 384-3 Date: December 10, 1972 Time: 9:55 am - 10:02 am Location: Executive Office Bulding The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 34-28]
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 384-4 Date: December 10, 1972 Time: 10:01 am - 1:12 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman’s schedule -Church National Presbyterian Church -[Rev. John A. Huffman, Jr.] of Key Biscayne -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Rev. Edward L. R. Elson -Age -Effect on the President Political philosophy -The President’s letter -Distribution -Reading -The President’s conversations with John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz -White House staff -Views compared to the President’s -Liberalism -Sexual orientation -Homosexuality -Patrick J. Buchanan -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Robert Nisbet article -Buchanan -Philosopher in administration -Cabinet -White House staff -Domestic Council -Henry A. Kissinger -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Academic community -John F. Kennedy -Assaults -Art -Music -Education -“New Left” -Pot [Marijuana] -Permissiveness -Cabinet -Claude S. Brinegar -Robert H. Bork -Philosopher in administration -Price’s view -The President’s views -The nation’s need -Articulation -Tactics -Cabinet -Bork -Possible conversation with the President -Compared to Joseph T. Sneed -Supreme Court -William H. Rehnquist -Warren E. Burger -Tactics -Social scientists -Buchanan -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Robert S. Strauss -Charles W. Colson -Democratic National Committee [DNC] -Senate
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Judaism John B. Connally, Jr. -Indecision -Switching political parties -Democratic nomination -Chances -Conversation with Haldeman -DNC -Resignation of Jean Westwood -The President’s strategy [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -White House job -Ronald L. Ziegler’s view -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Ziegler’s conversation with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Stuart -Replacement -Ziegler’s conversation with the President -“Supernumerary” role -Richard M. Helms -The President’s conversation with Mrs. Nixon -West Wing -Lucy A. Winchester’s tenure -Michael J. Farrell’s tenure -John E. Nidecker -Winchester -Mrs. Nixon -Farrell -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Nidecker -Retention -Relationship with Mrs. Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Winchester -Departure -Winchester’s conversations with Jo Anne (Horton) Haldeman and other administration wives -Daughter -East Wing’s relationship with West Wing -Winchester -Job performance -Social relations -Stephen B. Bull -Christmas events -Mrs. Nixon -Rex W. Scouten -Farrell -Retention -Nidecker -Agency job -White House taff cuts -Retention -Farrell -Compared to John S. Davies -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -White House job -Ziegler’s assignment -Job title -Chief of Mrs. Nixon’s staff -Ziegler’s view -Assistant to the First Lady -Press Secretary -Social Secretary -Press relations -Ziegler’s view -East Wing’s relationship with the West Wing -Conflict -Rose Mary Woods -Relationship with the staff -Bull -Alexander P. Butterfield -Dwight H. Chapin
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Haldeman -Chapin -Butterfield -Invitations -Bull -Job performance -Personal life
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-Bull -The President’s schedule -Chief of Protocol -Marion H. Smoak -Departure -[Reynolds] [first name unknown] of California -Ambassadorship [to Mexico] -Smoak -William R. Codus -Social affairs -Hosts -Cabinet officers -Dinners -Camp David -Codus -Reynolds -Anne L. Armstrong -Codus -Tobin Armstrong -Women’s jobs -[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahhvi
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Indira Gandhi -Golda Meir -Texas -Press relations -Finances -Residence Press relations -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s view -Life -Hugh S. Sidey -Price’s conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Washington, DC -Price’s view
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1974 Congressional elections -Harry S. Dent -Edward C. Nixon -Washington state -Traits -Political acumen -Youth -Edward R. F. Cox -New York -Otis G. Pike -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Traits -George A. Goodling -Departure -Hugh Scott -Mark Hamburger -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Pennsylvania -Public support -William W. Scranton
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Frank L. Rizzo -Colson -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. [?] -Hamburger -Possible job -Nixon Foundation -Federal job -Bicentennial -American Enterprise Institute [AEI] -Future -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Senate seat -Scott [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President’s schedule -Meeting with Chapin -Timing -Purpose -1972 campaign -Meeting with Gordon C. Strachan -US Information Agency [USIA] job -Purpose -1972 campaign -Chapin -Work habits Chapin -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Family -Donald H. Segretti -The President’s conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower Second term reorganization -Strachan -Chapin
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Departure -Return -Meeting with the President -Possible dinner E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Loss of wife [Dorothy Hunt] -Letter from the President -Money -Tracing -Serial numbers -Origin Watergate -Dorothy Hunt money -Origin -Payoff money -Purse -Identification -Amount -Tracing -Howard Hunt -Laundering The President’s schedule -Cabinet dinner -Cabinet children -Church services -Christmas Watergate -Dorothy Hunt money -Tracing -Origin -Press relations -Washington Post -Wire story Second term reorganization
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Sallyanne Payton -Ehrlichman -Sneed -Justice Department -Wallace H. Johnson -Ehrlichman -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA] White House gifts -White House staff -Scouten -The President’s conversation with Mrs. Nixon -Presidential portrait The President’s schedule -Florida -California -Florida -Return to Washington, DC -Mrs. Nixon -Rose Parade -The President’s television [TV] viewing -Football games -The President’s role -Church -Mrs. Nixon -Press relations -New Year’s Day -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger The President’s schedule -1973 Inauguration -Greek Orthodox priest -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Oath reading -Burger -Agnew -The President as Vice President
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -William F. Knowland -1956 -Earl Warren Second term reorganization -Need for youth -Ehrlichman -Age ranges -Legacy -Supreme Court Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:01 am. Pen or pencil Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:50 am. Second term reorganization -Youth -Term appointments -Ehrlichman -Supreme Court -Burger -Lewis F. Powell -Harry A. Blackmun -Burger -Conversations with the President -Politics -Under Secretaries -Ehrlichman -Assistant Secretaries -Ethnic groups -Religious orientation -Transportation Department -Frederic V. Malek -Claude S. Brinegar -Presumed Catholicism -Staff work -Under Secretaries
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Transportation Department -Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Ehrlichman -Interior Department -John C. Whitaker -Rogers C. B. Morton -Agriculture Department -Clayton K. Yeutter -J. Philip Campbell -Departure -Leaks
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1974 Congressional elections -Edward C. Nixon -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II Second term reorganization -White House job -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Effect on the President [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Woods -Job performance -Personal relations -Confidential memoranda -Beverly J. Kaye -Compared to Patricia B. McKee -Haldeman’s office -1972 election -Leaks
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Women -McKee -Relationship with Haldeman -San Clemente -Kaye -Access -Bicentennial Commission -Francis J. (“Frank”) Sinatra -James Roosevelt -Chairmanship -Effect -Roosevelt -Sinatra -Role -Compared to Roosevelt -Ethnic groups
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] New political party -Name -Independents -Republicans -Federalists -George Washington -John Adams -Independent Republican Party -Connally [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Administration goals -Second term -Substance -Peace
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Economy -Unemployment -Rebuilding cities -Ehrlichman’s role -Politics -Destruction of liberal establishment -Buchanan [Nisbet’s article] -Compared to Richard (“Dick”) Wilson’s article -Distribution -Charles W. Colson -Charles Michelson -New Majority -The President’s identity -Compassion -New Majority -Republican Party -Rewriting history -New Establishment, New Majority -Legacy -Philosophy -List of names -Bork -Buchanan -Price The President’s schedule -Instructions for Ehrlichman -Shultz Julie Nixon Eisenhower and [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Home in Washington, DC -Return -March 1973 -David Eisenhower -Navy discharge -[Cmdr. Craig S. Campbell] -John S. D. Eisenhower
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Future in politics [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
David Eisenhower -Navy discharge -Circumstances -Group
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-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President’s schedule -Christmas party -Assistant Secretaries -Under Secretaries -Charles E. Walker -Cabinet party -Round tables -Black tie -Fred Waring -Youth -Waring -Music -Tone Second term reorganization -Philosophy -Nisbet article -Distribution -Haldeman’s role -White House staff views -Value -Memoranda -1972 campaign -Goals -Significance -White House staff -Loyalty -Public relations [PR] -White House staff -Watergate -Donald H. Segretti -Ehrlichman, Haldeman -The President’s instructions -Robert J. Dole -Sherman Adams comparison
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Dole -Conversation with Haldeman -Chairmanship of Republican National Committee [RNC] -Bryce N. Harlow -John W. Dean, III -John N. Mitchell William L. Safire’s book about administration -Information -Vietnam negotiations -The President’s memoir -Significance of Safire’s book -Psychoanalysis -Compared to observation -Woods’s cooperation -Publisher -Doubleday Watergate -Dorothy Hunt -Money -Press relations -Flight to Chicago -Purpose -Visit to sister -Money -Howard Hunt -Finances -Residence -The President’s possible meeting with an unknown person -Mitchell -Chapin’s knowledge -Segretti -Information gathering -Bugging -Haldeman’s knowledge -Mitchell’s involvement -New York
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -[John J. (“Jack”) Caulfield] -1972 campaign -Lack of information -Tape recordings -Primaries -Hubert H. Humphrey -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -George S. McGovern -Haldeman’s role -Jeb Stuart Magruder’s involvement -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy’s version -Financial information -Mitchell -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr. -Desire for information -The President’s role -Bugging targets -McGovern, Max M. Kampelman -Compared to O’Brien -Edward M. Kennedy -Edmund G. Muskie -Ehrlichman -Dean’s report -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] knowledge Second term reorganization -FBI -L[ouis] Patrick Gray -Replacement
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-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------[End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Watergate -FBI -Gray -Henry E. Petersen -Gray -Suitability for the job -Confirmation -Bugging -Colson’s knowledge -Howard Hunt -Possible problems -Bernard L. Barker -Howard Hunt -Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. -Segretti affair -Testimony -Chapin -Strachan -Dean’s view -Chapin -Knowledge -Compared to Strachan -Strachan’s knowledge -Mitchell’s knowledge -Liddy
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-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Connally -Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie -Jackson [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Defense Department -Elliot L. Richardson -Symbolism -Conservatives -Confirmation -Conversation with Haldeman -Richardson’s meeting with the President -Kissinger -Jonathan Moore, Laurence E. (“Larry”) Lynn, Jr. -Lynn -Systems analysis -Moore -Conservatives -Richardson -Lynn’s resignation -Cambodia invasion -Moore -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Gen. Robert E. Pursely -Richardson -Possible meeting with the President, Kissinger, William P. Clements, Jr. -TACAIR -Systems analysis -Melvin R. Laird -The President’s possible meeting with Richardson, Clements -Research and development [R & D] -Frederick B. Irving [?] -European Economic Community [EEC]
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -James D. Hodgson -Geneva -Peter G. Peterson -Staff -William D. Eberle -EEC -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. at an unknown time between 10:01 am and 11:50 am. [Conversation No. 384-4A] Request for a meeting with Haig [End of telephone conversation] Second term reorganization -Joseph A. Greenwald -EEC -Peter M. Flanigan recommendation -State Department -Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs -Background -OECD -Paris -Age -Education -University of Chicago -Georgetown University -Religion -Jewish -Mary Virginia (Doyle) Greenwald -Catholicism -Foreign Service -1941 -Economic affairs -Dwight Eisenhower -John F. Kennedy
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Lyndon B. Johnson -State Department -Office of International Trade -Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Trade -Loyalty, competence -OECD -EEC -Hodgson -National Security Council [NSC] -Flanigan -Treasury Department -Donald H. Rumsfeld Haig entered at 11:50 am. Greetings -Haig’s rank Vietnam negotiations -Haig’s meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Meetings with North Vietnamese -Details -Delays -Kissinger’s messages -US bombing -The President’s conversations with Kissinger -Possible breakdown of talks -North Vietnamese positions -Issues -Demands -December 9, 1972 -Article I -US civilian technicians -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -DMZ -Second Paris Round -Existence -Honor -Movement of personnel
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Effect -Nguyen Van Thieu -Meeting -Duration -Thieu -Settlement agreement -Signing -DMZ -Importance of issue -Compromise -North Vietnam -Thieu -Haig’s conversation with Dobrynin -Compromise -North Vietnam -Thieu -Dobrynin’s messages -North Vietnam’s positions -Settlement agreement -Soviet Union -Settlement agreement -Settlement agreement -Compromise -Normalization of North Vietnam-South Vietnam relations -DMZ -Personnel movement -Civilians -Authorization -Thieu -Kissinger -Thieu -Le Duc Tho -Delays -Experts -Health -Kissinger -Dobrynin -Settlement agreement -North Vietnamese language
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -DMZ -Compromise -The President’s view -Haig’s view -Compromise -US options -Breakdown in talks -The President’s possible television [TV] appearance -US bombing -Haig’s possible call to Dobrynin The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:50 am and 12:04 pm. [See Conversation No. 34-29] [Conversation No. 384-4B] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Possible meeting with Agnew -Agnew’s schedule -Dallas -North Vietnam -Changes The President talked with Dobrynin between 12:04 pm and an unknown time before 12:55 pm. [See Conversation No. 34-30] [Conversation No. 384-4C] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations -Meeting
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Postponement -Instructions to Kissinger -Message from the President -Breakdown in talks -US options -US bombing -“Hawks” -Kissinger’s meetings -[David] Kenneth Rush -Laird -1972 election -Pre-election efforts -Compared to post-election efforts -US bombing -Settlement agreement -Effect -Expectations -Haig’s and Kissinger’s efforts -Progress -October 8, 1972 agreement -Thieu -Kissinger’s cable -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Army -Problems -Kissinger -North Vietnam -Settlement agreement -Cease-fire -Maintenance -Violations -US response -Bombing -Message to Kissinger -Adm. Thomas E. Moorer -B-52s -Civilian casualties -US public opinion
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -US bombing -South Vietnam -Kissinger -Settlement agreement -Provocation -Cambodia -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Congressional relations -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Thieu -Settlement agreement -Provocation -October 8, 1972 agreement -“Trip wires” -Congressional relations -DMZ -North Vietnam -Civilian movement -Korea Second term reorganization -Edgar A. Buttari -Kissinger -Background -Cuban ambassador -Cubans for Nixon -Ambassadorship to Latin America -Fidel Castro US-Cuba relations -Castro -Hijacking agreement -Negotiations -Shultz [?] -Ziegler’s statement -Ziegler’s statement -Castro US-Chile relations
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Salvador Allende Gossens -United Nations [UN] statement -Planned dinner -Cancellation -U. Alexis Johnson -New York -State Department -Johnson Second term reorganization -Ambassador to South Vietnam -Graham A. Martin -Johnson -Martin -Kissinger -Wall Street Journal -Johnson -Upper Chad -Johnson -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] delegation -Arms Control and Disarmament Agency [ACDA] -Budget cuts -Secor D. Browne -SALT delegation -Johnson -ACDA -Staff cuts -Appropriation cut -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -State Department -Defense Department -White House -Domestic Council -White House -Staff cuts -NSC -Kissinger -Domestic Council -Kissinger
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d)
Agnew’s and Haig’s possible trip to Saigon -Paris -Settlement agreement -Timing -Ehrlichman’s view -The President’s possible role -[Thieu] -Purpose -Thieu -Negotiations -“Hawks” -Congressional relations -Economic and military aid -Kissinger -Haig’s possible conversation with Agnew -Haig’s conversation with Agnew -Liberals -“Hawks” -Negotiations -Ehrlichman’s view -Compared to the President’s 1953 trip to South Korea -Dwight Eisenhower -Syngman Rhee -The President’s conversation with Rhee -US aid -Settlement agreement -Enforcement -US intervention -The President’s commitment -1972 election -Schedule -Thieu -Kissinger’s schedule -Paris -Settlement agreement -Seoul, Bangkok, Vientiane, Hanoi -Saigon -Thieu
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Washington, DC -Announcement -The President’s schedule -California -Florida -Kissinger’s press relations -Vacation -Football game -California -Christmas -Florida -Mrs. Nixon -Possible meeting with Thieu at Midway -Timing -Congressional reconvention -Florida Vietnam negotiations -The President’s conversation with Dobrynin -Kissinger -Breakdown in talks -DMZ -Compromise -Civilian movement -Agnew -Possible meeting with the President -Timing -Settlement agreement -Kissinger -Possible trip to Saigon -Kissinger’s concern -Secretary of State -Opinions -Status and instructions for Kissinger -Ziegler’s statement -The President’s meetings with Haig -The President’s schedule -The President’s schedule -California
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Florida -The President’s family -Football game -Hawaii -Thieu -Breakdown -The President’s possible TV statement -Kissinger -Advisability -Cambodia -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Provocation -Thieu -Ehrlichman’s view -Cessation of US bombing, mining and withdrawal of US forces -Return of POWs -US economic and military aid to South Vietnam -Reparations -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Thieu -US aid -Tenure -Agnew’s view -South Vietnam’s survival -Communism -Prospects -Greece -East Germany -West Germany -Settlement agreement -Kissinger -DMZ -Compromise -Thieu’s acceptance -Chances Haig left at 12:55 pm. Congressional relations
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Scott -State of the Union message -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -The President’s schedule -Informal welcome -Timing -Announcement -Written message -1973 Inauguration -Separate houses -House of Representatives, Senate -Informal joint session -1973 Inauguration -TV -Press relations -The President’s remarks -Kissinger Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:55 pm. Delivery Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:12 pm. Helene (Colesie) Drown -The President’s schedule -1972 election -White House staff -Watergate -Administration decisions -The President’s conversation with Mrs. Nixon 1972 election -News summary -Analysis -Staff meeting Press relations
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -The President’s conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Robert D. Novak -Associated Press [AP] article -Colson’s office Raymond K. Price, Jr. Second term reorganization -John A. Scali -Rogers -Peter J. Brennan -Relationship -Ziegler -Ehrlichman -Moynihan -Mitchell -Attorney General -Gray -Confirmation -Mitchell’s view -Relationship with the President -Robert H. Bork -Compared to Joseph T. Sneed -Busing [Pause] Kissinger’s press relations -[Oriana Fallaci] interview -Possible suit -Haig’s report -Justifications -Fallaci’s importance -Request of Italian ambassador -Fallaci’s attractiveness Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -Judgement -Plan
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -The President’s conversation with Haig -The President’s second term -Laird -Conversation with the President -US bombing -Reaction -Press relations -Students -Congressional relations -Press relations Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:55 pm. The President’s physical examination Butterfield left at an unknown time before 1:12 pm. The President’s physical examination -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Vital signs -Heart, blood pressure -Duration Personnel -Kissinger -Need for support -Mood -Clark MacGregor -PR -Ehrlichman -Dent -Compared to Peterson -Peterson -Brennan -Shultz -Substance -Foreign policy -Richard A. Moore -George H. W. Bush -Moore
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Public Information Officers [PIOs] -Ehrlichman -Haldeman’s role
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Second term reorganization -Effect -Government responsiveness to the President -Politics -PR -Substance -First term US defense strategy -Richardson’s recent meeting with Haldeman -Kissinger -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson’s recommendation -Congress -Enemies, allies -Administration knowledge -Cutbacks -Buildups US domestic strategy -Philosopher in administration -Price’s view
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Irving Kristol -Nisbet -Philosophy, compared to strategy -Russell A. Kirk -Effect of 1972 election -Scott -Barry M. Goldwater -Carl B. Albert -Change -Majority Second term reorganization -Herbert G. Klein -Telephone calls -State Department -Kissinger -Richardson -Meeting with Haldeman -Kissinger -Haig Speechwriters -Instructions -Ehrlichman -1973 Inaugural message -W. Bruce Herschensohn -Price -Herschensohn -The President’s schedule -Price -Buchanan -Safire -Adam Bakshian -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Lee W. Huebner -The President’s view -Price -Andrews -Bakshian -1973 Inaugural address
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-4 (cont’d) -Safire -Vermont Royster -Letter Second term reorganization -White House staff -Attitude -Cuts -1972 election -Congress -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -John E. Nidecker -The President’s family -Role -Greetings -The President’s box -National Park Service [NPS] -NPS -Ronald H. Walker -Department of Agriculture -George B. Hartzog, Jr. Haldeman left at 1:12 pm.
Conversation No. 384-5 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:39 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -1973 Inauguration -Meeting with Kissinger and Alexander M Haig, Jr. -Timing
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 384-6 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:39 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Exective Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Nap Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:09 pm.
Conversation No. 384-7 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:39 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Christmas tree -Instructions -Charles G. (“Bebe") Rebozo -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Decorations -Florida An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 2:09 pm. Request for a meeting with Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:09 pm.
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08)
Conversation No. 384-8 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:39 pm and 2:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-77]
Conversation No. 384-9 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: 2:09 pm - 2:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with William E. Timmons. [See Conversation No. 34-78]
Conversation No. 384-10 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:10 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Charles W. Colson’s schedule -The President’s call to Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm.
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Conversation No. 384-11 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:10 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson -Timing Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm.
Conversation No. 384-12 Date: December 14, 1972 Time: 2:15 pm - 3:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Colson’s schedule -Reception for 1972 election supporters
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Reception for 1972 election supporters -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Maurice H. Stans -Atmosphere -Mrs. Fred Gualtieri -Admiration for the President -Blair House dinner -Peter J. Brennan
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -Wife -Speech -Description of the President -Reaction -Martin J. Ward -Support for the Democratic Party -United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry -Chicago -Patricia Colson -Frank L. Rizzo -Invitations -John Madigan -Charles Snider -George C. Wallace -Traits -Background -Construction business -Wallace -New Majority -New political party -John B. Connally -The President’s schedule -Ray Mosley -Brennan -Loyalty -Joseph Staozak -Maryland -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Republican Party -Handshake Republican Party -George H. W. Bush -William E. Brock, III -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. -Candidate recruitment -Age -Young Republicans -Attitude
-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -Complaints -Labor [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Henry A. Kissinger and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 2:30 pm. Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnamese delays -Congressional relations -US aid cut off -1972 election -Peace expectations -Le Duc Tho -Breakdown in talks -North Vietnam’s position -Cease-fire -Supervision -New invasion -Imposition of Communist government in South Vietnam -Tactics -Effect -US position -Nguyen Van Thieu -Total victory -Cease-fire -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Elections -Settlement agreement -US public opinion -Enforcement -Thieu -Press relations -Liberals -Breakdown in talks -North Vietnam’s position -Settlement agreement -Timing
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -Exchange of messages -The President -Christmas -1973 Inauguration -Congressional reconvention -Peace -US military action -Settlement agreement -Explanation of status, terms -Tone -US mining and bombing north of 20th Parallel -October 26, 1972 cessation -Reason -Settlement agreement -Signing -Lack of announcement -Reseeding of mines -Reconnaissance -Hanoi -Targets -Power plants, marshaling yards, communications -Duration -Congressional reconvention -US public opinion -Congressional relations -Michael J. Mansfield amendment -The President’s meeting with Hugh Scott and William E. Timmons -US withdrawal -Timing -POWs -Vietnamization -Settlement agreement -US aid to South Vietnam -Cessation of US bombing, mining, US withdrawal -POWs -Thieu’s tenure -Communist government -1972 election -Peace with honor
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -George S. McGovern -Continuation of bombing -POWs -Amendments -Senate, House of Representatives -US public opinion -Peace expectations -North Vietnam -Draft -College campuses -Colson’s trip to Princeton University -Parties -Harvard University -Brown University -Louis P. Harris poll -Syracuse, New York -1972 election -POWs -North Vietnam-South Vietnam fighting -Taxes -Draft -US pilots -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Effect -Peace with honor -The President’s possible statement -Nuclear war -“Doves” -“Hawks” -Antiwar sentiment -McGovern Colson left at 2:45 pm. -Planning -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Melvin R. Laird -[David] Kenneth Rush, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Meeting with Kissinger -Meeting with the President -Camp David
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -B-52s -Number -The President’s schedule -Europe -Duration -North Vietnam’s tactics -Kissinger’s meetings -Record -POWs protocol -Civilian detainees -National Council of National Reconciliation and Concord [NCRC] -Kissinger’s press conference -The President’s meeting with Kissinger -Timing -William P. Rogers -Moorer -Reception -Location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Timing -Congressional relations -Scott -Congressional reconvention -Vietnamization -North Vietnam-South Vietnam relations -US-South Vietnam relations -Communists-North Vietnam relations -US withdrawal -Cessation of US bombing, mining -POWs -Timing -Mansfield Amendment -Scott -Mansfield Amendment -US military activities -Cut off of funds -Nixon Doctorine -The President’s possible statement -Tone
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -Public opinion -Republican, Democrats -Timing -Duration -1972 election -Effect of the President’s May 8, 1972 decision -The President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Public opinion -Colson’s view -Pre-election proposals -Allies -POWs -Rejection -Kissinger’s press conference, October 26, 1972 -North Vietnamese offensive -Timing -Cease-fire -Coalition government -William F. (“Billy”) Graham’s conversation with [Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -October 1972 -Kissinger’s efforts -Settlement agreement -Protocols -Duration and violations -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -US-Soviet Union summit -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Kissinger’s press conference -Peace with honor -North Vietnam’s position -US bombing, mining north of 20th Parallel -Haig mission -Timing -Thieu -Settlement agreement -Enforcement
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. June-08) Conversation No. 384-12 (cont’d) -Continuation of war -US aid The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 3:24 pm.
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