385

Date: 
Dec 11, 1972 - Dec 13, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 385-1 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule -Meeting with J. Willard Marriott -1973 Inauguration license plate -Meeting with Robert O. Anderson of Atlantic-Richfield -Presentation -Presidential signature notes -Meeting with Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis, John H. Kauffmann, and Michael J. O’Neill -Lewis’s and Kauffmann’s trip to the Soviet Union -Duration -Timing -Meeting with Hugh Scott -Camp David -Meeting with Adm. Lewis L. Strauss -December 15, 1972 -Bethesda -Physical examination -Meeting with Spanish speaking administration officials -Second term -Romana A. Banuelos -Philip V. Sanchez -Timing Butterfield left at 2:35 pm.
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 385-2 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Schedule -Walking -Fina Sanchez -Helene (Colesie) Drown -Press relations [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 385-3 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Haig’s schedule Vietnam negotiations -Report -Haig’s schedule -[Henry A. Kissinger] -Report -The President’s reading -Questions -Questions -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Compromise
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-3 (cont’d) -Haig’s call to the President -Haig’s schedule -Breakdown
Conversation No. 385-4 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Time Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 385-5 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-5 (cont’d) [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 385-6 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building An unknown person talked with the President. Request for a meeting with unknown person -Executive Office Building
Conversation No. 385-7 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 385-8 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: 4:05 pm - 4:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. White House gifts -Memento -Number -White House staff -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Secret Service -Personalization -Rose Mary Woods The President’s schedule -Press relations -Christmas tree lighting Haig entered at 4:10 pm. The President’s schedule -Press relations -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Timing -Christmas tree lighting -Receiving line -Photograph session -Washington Post -Cabinet dinner -Responses -William P. Rogers -John N. Mitchell
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Assistants -Dwight D. Eisenhower Cabinet -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Clark MacGregor -Possible party -John B. Connally -Mitchell -Connally -Moynihan -Connally -Rogers -The President’s role -Melvin R. Laird -Reception for surrogates -Press relations -Christmas tree lighting -Press relations -Washington Post -Receiving line -Photograph session -Pools -Instructions for Ronald L. Ziegler -Invitation -Washington Post -Television -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Washington Post -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Cabinet dinner -Press relations -Washington Post -Pool -Instructions for Ziegler -Friends -Wire services -Washington Post -Reception for surrogates
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Guests -Cabinet wives Butterfield left at 4:20 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Report -Length -[Henry A. Kissinger’s] meeting -Cable -Settlement agreement -North Vietnamese interest -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Plan -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -B-52s -Duration -Weather -B-52s -Effect on North Vietnam -Cessation -October 23, 1972 -Kissinger’s trips -Settlement agreement -North Vietnamese acceptance -Timing -Kissinger’s view -Lyndon B. Johnson -Timing -Conditions -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -DMZ -Violations -Korea -US troops -Results -North Vietnam’s delays -Settlement agreement -Breakdown in talks -US deadline
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s view -US bombing south of 20th Parallel -Compared to bombing north of 20th Parallel -Hanoi -Haiphong -Breakdown -Kissinger’s return -Reassessment of positions -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Hanoi, Haiphong -Announcement -TV -Public opinion -Washington, DC -Escalation -October 1972 -“Doves” -Settlement agreement -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Haig’s meeting with Agnew -Duration -Agnew’s view -[Nguyen Van Thieu] -Bilateral deal -Charles Whitehouse -Arrival from Saigon -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Thieu -US support -Violations -US retaliation -Plans -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Agnew’s view -Thieu -US support -US political climate
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Whitehouse -Return from Saigon -Conversation with Haig -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Thieu -Kissinger -Bunker -Thieu -The President’s meeting with Nguyen Phu Duc -Possible meeting with the President -Announcement -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Bunker’s view -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s relationship with Thieu -Others’ views of Kissinger -Wiretaps -Haig’s possible trip to Saigon -Whitehouse’s view -Bunker -Whitehouse’s view -Haig’s relationship with Thieu -Relationship with Haig -Press relations -Left wing -Bunker’s forthcoming answer -Timing -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Possible appearance -Whitehouse -Breakdown -Kissinger’s view -Civil War -Korea -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -The President’s conversation with Kissinger -North and South Vietnam -Haig’s conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger -North Vietnam
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Instructions -Forthcoming meetings -Settlement agreement -US position -US bombing -Cessation -Timing -1972 election -Kissinger’s memoranda -The President’s view -Deadlines -1972 election -Chou En-lai -Concessions -Kissinger’s view -Recent history -Kissinger’s meetings -October 8, 1972 -October 12, 1972 -Paris -Hanoi -Saigon -Paris -October 26, 1972 -Compared to October 8 or 11-12, 1972 -Hanoi -Statement -Settlement agreement -Thieu -Changes -October 8, 1972 – October 26, 1972 -October 26, 1972 -Paris -North Vietnamese demands -Prisoners of War [POWs] -DMZ -December 4, 1972 to the present -DMZ -Phrase -Technicians
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Tone -DMZ -Technicalities -December 12, 1972 -DMZ -Message for Dobrynin -Transmittal -Washington, DC -Moscow -Hanoi -Paris -Timing -Thieu -Haig’s and Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Bunker’s view -The President’s meeting with Duc -US-South Vietnam relations -US aid -Removal -Whitehouse -Bunker -Ultimatum -“Hawks” -Battle plan -The President’s possible meeting with Thieu -The President’s schedule -Haig’s schedule -Agnew’s schedule -Hanoi -Kissinger’s schedule -Seoul -Meeting with the President -Paris -Haig -Thieu -William H. Sullivan -Hanoi -Saigon -Seoul -Sullivan
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d) -Saigon -Thieu -Hanoi -Return to Washington, DC -Timing -Settlement agreement -Announcement -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Return -Nelson A. Rockefeller’s office’s telephone call -Businessmen, Congressmen -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Timing -Announcement -US-Soviet Union relations -US bombing -Tactics -Tone -South Vietnam’s military actions -Whitehouse -Performance -Thieu -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Hanoi -Targets -Railroads -Breakdown -“Recess” -Christmas -Resumption -Settlement agreement -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s [Shah of Iran] view An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:20 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:55 pm.
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-8 (cont’d)
Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -Shah’s view -US public opinion -Casualites, draft -US position -Tone -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -North Vietnam’s interest Haig left at 4:55 pm.
Conversation No. 385-9 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:55 pm and 4:59 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-41]
Conversation No. 385-10 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: 4:59 pm - 5:01 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 34-42]
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 385-11 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:01 pm and 5:09 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man. Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s call to the President The unknown man left at an unknown time before 5:09 pm.
Conversation No. 385-12 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:01 pm and 5:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:09 pm. The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 5:09 pm and 5:10 pm. [Conversation No. 385-12A]
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-12 (cont’d)
[See Conversation No. 34-44]
Conversation No. 385-13 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:10 pm and 5:14 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President’s schedule -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Helene (Colesie) Drown -Conversation with Alexander M Haig, Jr. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:14 pm.
Conversation No. 385-14 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: 5:14 pm - 5:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson.
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-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-14 (cont’d) -Gerald R. Ford -Robert J. Dole -Clark MacGregor -Public relations [PR] -Dole -Speech -Bush -Republican National Committee [RNC] Chairman -Appointment -Public reaction -Wire services -Popularity -Dole -Temperment -John B. Connally -Democratic National Committee [DNC] Chairman -Robert S. Strauss -Democratic Party -Presidential nomination -Third party -Constituency -Independents, Republicans -“Nixon Party” -Republican Party name -Connotations -Big business -Minority party -Elitism -Elderly -Youth -Switching parties -Republican Independent Party H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 5:20 pm. -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Public statements -Dent -Ford -Hugh Scott
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-14 (cont’d) -MacGregor -John N. Mitchell -Press coverage -Dole -PR -Cabinet change -Party change -Connally -New coalition -Harry F. Byrd, Jr. -Timing -Strauss [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President between 5:21 pm and 5:29 pm. [Conversation No. 385-14A] [See Conversation No. 34-45] [End of telephone conversation]
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-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-14 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Peter J. Brennan -Under Secretary of Labor -Work with John D. Ehrlichman -Labor policy -Commerce Department -George P. Shultz -The President’s decisions -Shultz -J[ames] Curtis Counts -Shultz’s and Colson’s view -Loyalty -Labor support -Issues -Conversation with Colson -New York -Issues -Business -Interest in job Julie Nixon Eisenhower entered at 5:30 pm. The President's schedule Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 5:35 pm. Second term reorganization -Under Secretary of Labor -Brennan -Colson’s conversation with Shultz -Michael J. Farrell -Retention Colson left at 5:35 pm. Second term reorganization -Farrell -Frederic V. Malek -John E. Nidecker -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-14 (cont’d) -Managerial staff -Farrell -Conversation with Haldeman -[Patrick H. Price] -Under Secretary of Labor -Counts -Brennan -Jews -Loyalty -Qualifications -[Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service] Haldeman left at an unknown time before 5:37 pm.
Conversation No. 385-15 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:35 pm and 5:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-46]
Conversation No. 385-16 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: 5:37 pm - 5:42 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 34-47]
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08)
Conversation No. 385-17 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. The President’s schedule Solarium -Edward V. Jones -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Activities -Watching games on television [TV] -Movies -Camp David -Living room -Size -Florida -Compared to Camp David Kitchen -Plans -Mrs. Nixon White House -Decorations -Press relations
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-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d)
Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Mrs. Nixon -Press relations -Mrs. Nixon’s view -National Center for Voluntary Action [NCVA] -Lenore L. Romney -Conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Directorship -Charles B. (“Bud”) Wilkinson -Henry E. Ford, II -Lenore Romney -Mrs. Nixon -Projects -Record -Rubella vaccination programs, 1971 -White House -West Wing -Stephen B. Bull’s job -Secretarial aspects -Trips -Mrs. Nixon -The President’s schedule -“Buffer” role -West Wing -Reception -Albany, New York [?] -Projects -VISTA -ACTION -Environment -Travel -NCVA -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s conversation with Lenore Romney -Centers -Press relations -Location -[George W. Romney]
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d) -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Secretary role -Typing -Personal relations -Receptions -The President’s schedule -Bull -Dinner -Programs -Groups -Bull -Need for assistance -Telephone calls -Rose Mary Woods -The President’s Vice Presidency -Bull -Dwight L. Chapin -Alexander P. Butterfield -Job performance -Favoritism -Bull -White House -Compared to VISTA, NCVA -Mrs. Nixon -Projects -Trips -Soviet Union -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Legacy of parks -NCVA -TV advertisements -Awards -Centers -Letters -Recognition -Record -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -The President’s schedule -Events
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d) -Environment -Possible conversation with Rogers C. B. Morton -David N. Parker -Chapin -White House -Washington Press Corps -Mrs. Nixon -Personal relations -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -White House staff -Farrell -Retention -Nidecker -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Bull -Shelley A. (Scarney) Buchanan -Receptionist role -Assistance to the President -Organization table -Events
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-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d)
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Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II’s departure from the Navy -Timing
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-Washington, DC
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-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d) [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 4s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Charles G. (“Beb”) Rebozo -Accommodations -Helene (Colesie) Drown Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -California -Christmas -The President’s schedule -Florida House purchase -Rebozo -Pool -Swimming -Camp David -The President’s use -Whirlpool Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Events -First term -Publicity An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 5:42 pm. Delivery [?] An unknown woman left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm. -Single project [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-17 (cont’d)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm.
Conversation No. 385-18 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Location -Haig’s schedule -Return -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Breakdown -Publicity option -Kissinger -The President’s possible television [TV] statement -US bombing of North Vietnam -Duration -December 12, 1972 schedule -North Vietnam’s position
Conversation No. 385-19 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. The President’s schedule
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-19 (cont’d) Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -West Wing -Rose Mary Woods -Mail -Mrs. Nixon -Constance M. (Cornell)(“Connie”) Stuart
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Second term reorganization -United Nations [UN] -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Stephen B. Bull’s job -Meetings -The President’s schedule
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-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-19 (cont’d) -Opportunity House purchase -Pool [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Employment -Harry S. Dent -Congressional seat [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -NCVA -White House -Assistance to the President -Secretarial role -David N. Parker -Dwight L. Chapin [?] -The President’s meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -White House staff White House -Lights -Television [TV] -Microphones -Color The President’s schedule -Meeting in the Executive Office Building [EOB] -Insiders -Patrick J. Buchanan -1972 campaign The President and Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm.
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Conversation No. 385-20 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower.
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The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm. [Conversation No. 385-20A] White House -Refrigerator in bedroom -Plan -Executive Office Building [EOB] [End of telephone conversation] Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm. [Conversation No. 385-20B] Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-20 (cont’d)
[End of telephone conversation] Refrigerator -Hotel room White House -Residence -Changes -Mrs. Nixon -Family dining room -Serving pantry -Blue Room, Red Room -Breakfasts -State dinners -Restrooms -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s grandmother -Escorts -Kitchen -Solarium -Edward V. Jones -Kitchen -Renovation -Bar -The President’s schedule -Nights -Refrigerator -Speeches -Mornings -Custodial staff -Unknown person -Range cleaning Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm.
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Conversation No. 385-21 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam War -Military operations -Reseeding of mines -Timing -Negotiations -Tactics -Tone -Recess -Consultations -US bombing -18th, 19th and 20th Parallels -Effect -Surface to air missiles [SAMs] -B-52s -Frequency of attacks -The President’s conversation with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Hearing by North Vietnamese -Hitting targets
Conversation No. 385-22 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-22 (cont’d) -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Conversation with the President or Julie Nixon Eisenhower -White House -Alexander P. Butterfield -Stephen B. Bull -Dwight L. Chapin -White House staff -The President -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -The President’s and Mrs. Nixon’s schedule -Rose Bowl -Herbert G. Klein The President’s schedule -California -Florida -Mrs. Nixon -San Clemente -Return to Washington, DC -Florida -Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Return from Hanoi -California -Washington, DC -California
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-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-22 (cont’d) -Visits -Children -Jack Drown -Compared to Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Girlfriend House purchase -Alice Roosevelt Longworth -The President’s health -The President’s leisure time [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
White House -Movie projector -Dwight D. and Mamie G. D. Eisenhower -Third floor -Hall -Theater -Third floor -Mrs. Nixon -Edward V. Jones -Furnishings -Clement E. Conger -Dinner -Mrs. Nixon Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:42 pm. Wine -Location -Bedroom -Delivery -Instruction to Sanchez Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm. White House
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-22 (cont’d) -Florida -Movie projector -Theater -Third floor -Hall -Camp David -Whirlpool, sauna -Theater -Meetings -Briefings -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -The President -Cambodia -Movies -Ratings -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Instruction for Paul Fisher -Synopsis -The President’s schedule -Trader Vic’s -The Presidential party -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Refrigerator in bedroom -Mrs. Nixon -Refreshments -Beer, milk, juice, scotch -Installation -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -College -Rooms -Shelves -Snacks -Cheese -Kitchen -The President’s schedule -Refreshments -Juice -Mrs. Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox’s view
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-22 (cont’d) Julie Nixon Eisenhower -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Preparations
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm.
Conversation No. 385-23 Date: December 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:42 pm and 7:10 pm
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-23 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. White House -Refrigerator in bedroom -Kitchen -Blacks -Installation -Closet -Shelves Julie Nixon Eisenhower entered at an unknown time before 7:10 pm. Dinner -Timing Sanchez left at an unknown time after 7:10 pm. White House -Refrigerator in bedroom -Snacks -Cheese -Installation -Closet -Tie rack -Storage -Instructions fro Rex W. Scouten -Timing -Christmas -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Timing -Carpenters -Mrs. Nixon -Ice -Timing -Scouten -Christmas -Plan
-37NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-23 (cont’d) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:42 pm. White House -Refrigerator in bedroom -Snacks -Cheese -The President’s schedule -Refreshments -Milk, juice, wine, scotch and soda -Kitchen -Installation -Hall Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:10 pm. White House -Refrigerator in bedroom -Mrs. Nixon’s view -Tricia Nixon Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s conversation with Scouten -Movie projector -Theater -Third floor -Screen -Camp David -Crusade in Europe, cartoons -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II’s viewing Instruction for Sanchez -Carrying items Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:42 pm. Sanchez’s health The President’s schedule -Meeting with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Accomplishments
-38NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-23 (cont’d)
Carrying items -Book The President, Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Sanchez left at 7:10 pm.
Conversation No. 385-24 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:27 am and 10:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:00 am.
Conversation No. 385-25 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:27 am and 10:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?].
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Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 10:00 am.
Conversation No. 385-26 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 10:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 34-58]
Conversation No. 385-27 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: 10:03 am - 10:50 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule -Arrival -Timing -Meeting -Duration -Meetings
-40NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Detail -Protocol -Breakdown -Kissinger’s mood -Settlement agreement -South Vietnam’s acceptance -Nguyen Van Thieu -US withdrawal -Political contests -Kissinger’s press relations -Conversation with John F. Osborne -Judgment -Osborne -New Republic -Haig’s conversations with Kissinger -Telephone calls -Haig’s handling -The President’s press relations -Recent past -Kissinger’s emotions -Tactics -Kissinger -Procedures -Review -Record -Speeches -Record -Limited number of points -Briefings -Congressional relations th th -US bombing south of 20 (18 and 19th) Parallel -B-52s -Effect -Kissinger’s view -Compared to Robert S. McNamara’s, Lyndon B. Johnson’s views -Reseeding of mines -Reconnaissance -Effect -US bombing south of 20th Parallel
-41NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Reaction -Compared to US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Hanoi -Military plans -Leak -Three day airstrike -Bombing targets -Power plants -Contingency plans -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -North Vietnam’s position -Cut off of aid to South Vietnam -Withdrawal of civilians -Politics -Thieu -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh -Prisoners of War [POWs] -South Vietnam -Meeting in Paris -Kissinger -Thieu -William J. Porter -South Vietnamese cable to Thieu -US position -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Haig’s view -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Thieu -Timing -Kissinger’s schedule -Arrival -Meeting with the President -Time -Status -Settlement agreement -Antaoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger’s schedule -Notes -US position
-42NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Conversation with Haig -Talking points -Letter -Backgrounder -US bombing of North Vietnam -Tone -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Timing -Thieu An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 10:03 am. Delivery of a package The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Vietnam negotiations -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Alternative -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Kissinger -Thieu -Congressional relations -Cut off of US aid to South Vietnam -Kissinger’s press relations -Photograph in newspaper -Smiling -Effect -Kissinger’s schedule -Public appearances -Marvin L. Kalb -Osborne -Paris -Thieu -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Settlement agreement -Signing -Thieu -The President’s possible television [TV] appearance -Reports
-43NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Communists -Statements -Tone -Leaks -US position -Peace terms -Thieu -Congressional relations -US aid to South Vietnam -Settlement agreement -Wording -“Sovereignty,” “administrative,” “structure” -Principle -South Vietnam sovereignty -North Vietnam -Unilateral statement -Congressional relations -Kissinger’s press relations -Wording of agreement -Settlement agreement -Enforcement -US military options -North Vietnamese provocation -Kissinger’s press relations -Smiling photographs -Leaks -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -New York Times article -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Thieu -“Hawks -Congressional relations -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Positions -Issues -US-North Vietnam bilateral deal -Breakdown -Kissinger -The President’s possible TV appearance -Credibility
-44NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -North Vietnam’s delays -Status -Kissinger’s view -Settlement agreement -Haig’s view -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Advantage -Right wing -Thieu -Paris -Leaks to North Vietnamese -Embassy buggings -Thieu’s office -Kissinger -Infiltration -The President’s meeting with Nguyen Phu Duc -North Vietnam’s delays -The President’s message to Kissinger -North Vietnam’s intransigence -Congressional relations -US aid to South Vietnam -Military plan -The President’s view -Reseeding of mines -Timing -Kissinger -Reconnaissance -20th Parallel -US bombing of North Vietnam -Scale -Reseeding of mines -Press relations -20th Parallel -Three day strike -Kissinger -Reseeding of mines -Reconnaissance -South of 20th Parallel -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -Leaks to North Vietnamese
-45NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Bunker’s view -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Haig’s conversations with Rogers -Haig’s conversation with Laird -Settlement agreement -Bunker’s view -Rogers -Timing -US bombing of North Vietnam -Thieu -US leverage with North Vietnam -Thieu -Prestige -Emotions -Kissinger’s schedule -Arrival -Meeting with the President -Options -Thieu -US-South Vietnamese relations -North Vietnam’s view -Relations with Kissinger -Tone of meetings -Backup US positions -Settlement agreement -Signing -Settlement agreement -Kissinger’s plan -US signing -Announcement -South Vietnam’s signing -South Vietnam’s signing -Pressure of Thieu -Options -Rejection -Acceptance -Abidance -Rejection by Thieu -Effect
-46NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Overthrow of Thieu -Caretaker -Ngo Dinh Diem -South Vietnam’s public opinion -Bui Diem’s view -Cease-fire -Thieu’s speech at National Assembly -Reaction -Analysis -Tone -State Department -Language intention -Reseeding of mines -Reconnaissance -Kissinger’s schedule -Settlement agreement -US bombing south of 20th Parallel -Effect -Vinh, North Vietnam -Laos -Air Force -Agnew’s possible trip to Saigon -The President’s, Kissinger’s and Haig’s possible conversation with Agnew -Talking points -Options -Contingency plans -Speeches -Thieu’s press relations -Agnew -Meeting -North Vietnamese -Delays -Kissinger’s schedule -Arrival -Kissinger’s press relations -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -State Department -White House -Effect
-47NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-27 (cont’d) -Public perceptions -Oriana Fallaci interviews Haig left at 10:50 am.
Conversation No. 385-28 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 10:54 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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The President’s schedule -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:54 am.
Conversation No. 385-29 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 10:54 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?].
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The unknown person [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 10:54 am.
Conversation No. 385-30 Date: December 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:54 am and 11:21 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Second term reorganization -Anne L. Armstrong -Conversation with Haldeman -Timing -Armstrong’s meeting with the President -Robert H. Finch -Conversation with Frederic V. Malek -ACTION -Director -Protocol -Texas -Compared to agency appointment -Management -Visibility -ACTION -White House -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
-49NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-30 (cont’d) -Travel -Foreign policy -[European Economic Community] -James D. Hodgson -Jew [Joseph A. Greenwald] -Departure -State Department Passport Office -Frances G. Knight -Departure -William P. Rogers -Malek -Ambassadorship to South Vietnam -Graham A. Martin -Rogers’s view -Back channel -Call from Henry A. Kissinger -Rogers The President’s schedule -Possible meeting with Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Trip to the Middle East -Presidential appointments -Meeting with Armstrong -Meeting with Jackson Second term reorganization -State Department -Frank C. Carlucci -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Position on Communist issue -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -George Webster -Tax bar -John H. Alexander -Letter -John N. Mitchell -Tax matters -Confirmation -Tax bar -Webster’s conversations
-50NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-30 (cont’d) -George P. Shultz -Tax Department -Tax bar -Approval -Charles W. Colson -Alexander -Note -Tax reform -Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander -Johnnie M. Walters -Support The President’s schedule -Meeting with Shultz -Taxes -Edwin S. Cohen -Webster -Cohen Public relations [PR] -Shultz -The President’s possible conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Economic affairs -Ronald L. Ziegler -Conversation with Shultz -Remarks on economic stabilization and federal spending -Budget ceiling -Press relations -Wire reports -Radio -John B. Connally The President’s schedule -Acceptance of diplomatic credentials and portfolios -Kissinger -Rogers -[December 19, 1972] -Laos -Ecuador -Bulgaria
-51NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-30 (cont’d) -Panama -Greece -Sudan -Ecuador -Threat to recall ambassador -Receiving line -Changes -Post-1973 Inauguration -Yemen -Guyana -Iceland -Paraguay -Sweden -Bangladesh -Iran Second term reorganization -Philip V. Sanchez -Ambassadorship to Mexico -South American countries -Background -Business -Mexican-Americans -President’s Science Advisory Committee [PSAC] -The President’s schedule -Christmas -1973 Inauguration -Executive Office of the President -Assistant Secretaries -PR -Reception for 1972 election supporters -Agency for International Development [AID] -Dan Parker -Dr. John A. Hannah -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Chuck Ross -RNC Chairman in Ohio -Background -Law -Interest in full-time position
-52NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-30 (cont’d) -Cabinet
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Second term reorganization -Parker -IRS -Webster’s confirmation -Tax bar -Alexander -Shultz -Mitchell -Webster’s role -Chairman of Lawyers for Nixon -Politics -Establishment -Rose Mary Woods -Submission of unknown item -The President’s reaction -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Haldeman’s efforts -Meeting with Haldeman -East Wing -Conversation with the President -Ziegler’s possible conversation with Mrs. Nixon -Job description PR -East Wing -Christmas decorations -1971
-53NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. July-08) Conversation No. 385-30 (cont’d) -East Room -TV show -Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Press relations -Ziegler -Dwight L. Chapin -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -East Wing -PR -Conversation with the President or Haldeman -Ziegler The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:54 am and 11:19 am. [Conversation No. 385-30A] [See Conversation No. 34-59] Second term reorganization -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Stuart -Departure -Announcement -Timing -Christmas -First Family’s social season -Announcement -Assistant to the First Lady -Title -Salary
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[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II’s departure from the Navy -Report -Career -Congressional relations Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. -Statements -Navy -Racial tensions -Blacks The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 11:19 am and 11:21 am. [Conversation No. 385-30B] [See Conversation No. 34-60] [The recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:21 am.]