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Date: 
Nov 08, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07)
Conversation No. 388-1 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:54 am and 1:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. The President’s schedule -Florida trip
Conversation No. 388-2 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:54 am and 1:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 388-2A] California [End of telephone conversation] The President’s schedule -Florida trip [Aborted telephone call]
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07)
Conversation No. 388-3 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:54 am and 1:00 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?]. Instruction The President talked with the White House Operator at an unknown time between 12:54 am and 1:00 am. [CONVERSATION NO. 388-3A] Unknown person -Another line -The President’s forthcoming telephone call [End of telephone call] The unknown person [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 1:00 am. [Pause] Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:54 am. Inquiry [Pause] Sanchez talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:54 am and 1:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-3B] [See Conversation No. 33-53] [End of telephone call]
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-3 (cont’d) An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:54 am. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:54 am and 1:00 am. [Conversation 388-3C] [See Conversation No. 33-54] [End of telephone call] 1972 election -Votes H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Arrival 1972 election -Sanchez and Fina Sanchez’s votes Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 12:54 am. Sanchez and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:00 am. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:54 am and 1:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-3D] [See Conversation No. 33-55] [End of telephone call]
Conversation No. 388-4 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: 1:00 am - 3:00 am
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Latest returns -Network coverage -California -Prediction -Minnesota -Rhode Island -Projection -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time. [See Conversation No. 388-4A] -Request for phone calls -Rhode Island -Minnesota -CBS -Projections -Rhode Island -Delaware -Senate -Projection -Robert Teeter [End of telephone conversation] -Teeter -Rhode Island -Projections -Wire services -Results -Delaware
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d)
The President talked with Frank L. Rizzo between 1:00 am and 1:10 am. [Conversation No. 388-4B] [See Conversation No. 33-56] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Democrats -Nelson A. Rockefeller’s call -Time -Return call The President talked with the White House operator between 1:10 am and 1:12 am [Conversation No. 388-4C] [See Conversation No. 33-57] 1972 election -Rockefeller -Return call -Minnesota -Problems -Projection -[George S. McGovern] -Wisconsin -The President’s chances -Senate races -J. Caleb Boggs -Margaret Chase Smith -Possible loss -Jack R. Miller -Projection -Iowa -Smith -Seats gained -Pete V. Domenici
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Jesse A. Helms -Dewey F. Bartlett -Rhode Island -John H. Chafee -The President’s race -Lead -Minnesota -Alaska and Hawaii -Importance -Utah -Washington state -Oregon -Minnesota -Alaska and Hawaii -Importance -Minnesota -Lead -Polls -Accuracy -Hubert H. Humphrey The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:10 am and 1:12 am. [Conversation No. 388-4D] [See Conversation No. 33-58] The President talked with Nelson A. Rockefeller between 1:12 am and 1:16 am. [Conversation No. 388-4E] [See Conversation No. 33-59] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Minnesota -Projection -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Colorado -Gordon L. Allott -Boggs -Concessions -Republican Party -Candidates -Complaints about the President’s support -Response -Publicity -John D. Ehrlichman -Plan -Defeats -Allott -Boggs -Smith -[Unknown person] -Louie B. Nunn -Robert W. Hirsch -Miller -Allott -Wesley Powell -Charles W. Colson Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:16 am and 1:28 am. [Conversation No. 388-4F] 1972 election -New Hampshire -Thomas J. McIntyre [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Results -New Hampshire -McIntyre -Figures -Nebraska
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Carl T. Curtis -Age -NBC -The President’s lead -Congressional races -The President’s influence -Chafee -Nunn -Oklahoma -North Carolina -Helms -Hugh Scott -Domenici -Rhode Island -Herbert F. DeSimone -California -Time of day -Results -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger Haldeman talked with Ronald L. Ziegler at an unknown time between 1:16 am and 1:28 am. [Conversation No. 388-4G] 1972 election -California -Call -Results -Wire services -Analysis -Projections -NBC -CBS [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -California -Projections -The President’s lead
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Voter turnout -Nation -Projections -California -Problems -Polls -Votes for the President -Comparison to Lyndon B. Johnson -Projections -Actual figures Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:16 am and 1:28 am. [Conversation No. 388-4H] 1972 election -Percentages [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Minnesota -Projections -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -NBC -McGovern -Telegram from the President -Statement -Tone -The President’s telegram -Wording -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Guidelines -1972 campaign -Eleanor (Stegeberg) McGovern -Rest -Price’s speech drafts -Problems -Support -Peace
- 10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -The President’s remarks -Price -Well-wishes -Price -Patrick J. Buchanan The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 1:16 am and 1:28 am. The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger between 1:28 am and 1:30 am. [Conversation No. 388-4I] [See Conversation No. 33-60] Charles Colson entered at 1:28 am. [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Telegram to McGovern -Buchanan The President talked with Hubert H. Humphrey between 1:31 am and 1:35 am. [Conversation No. 388-4J] [See Conversation No. 33-62] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Voter turnout -Computer output -Accuracy -CBS projection -McGovern -The President’s telegram -Wording -Rest
- 11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Mrs. McGovern -Well-wishes -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Ziegler’s briefing -Washington Post -Life -The President’s telegram -Minnesota -Humphrey’s projection -Results -Dwayne O. Andreas -Teeter Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4K] 1972 election -Rhode Island -Minnesota -California -Results [End of telephone conversation] -McGovern -The President’s view Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:35 am. 1972 election -McGovern’s concession statement -Tricia Nixon Cox -Sanchez’s opinion -Fina Sanchez -The President’s opinion -Ziegler’s opinion -Reaction of Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 am.
- 12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d)
-The President’s response -Price’s draft -The President’s criticism -The President’s wording -Tone -Robert H. Finch -Media relations -California -Unknown person -Effectiveness -Oval Office -Victory rally -Crowds -“God Bless America” quote -Personal appeal -Congressional races -Criticism of the President -Media relations -Handling -Strategy -Smith race -Maine -Offer of the President’s help -Tricia Nixon Cox -Defeat -Reasons -Age -Boggs -Age -Miller -Nunn -Defeat -Smith -North Carolina -Helms -Scott -Margin of victory -Harry S. Dent -Comparison with the President’s margin
- 13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Virginia -Georgia -Fletcher S. Thompson -Ranking privileges -Sam Nunn -George C. Wallace endorsement -Black vote -Democrats -John G. Tower -Thompson -Atlanta -South Dakota -Projections -[Unknown person] -New York -The President’s lead -Rockefeller’s report -New York City -Brooklyn -Queens -Myles J. Ambrose -Bronx -Staten Island -California -Projections -Pennsylvania -Projections -Philadelphia, Pittsburgh -Texas -Percentages -John B. Connally -New Jersey -New York -Percentages -Comparison to Rockefeller -New York Daily News contact -Telephone call -Robert Teeter Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am.
- 14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d)
[Conversation No. 388-4L] 1972 election -Kenneth W. Clawson -Telephone call to New York Daily News [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -The President’s recent telephone conversation with Connally -Idanell (“Nellie”) Connally -Family -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -The President’s victory speech -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Mrs. Nixon -Women -Youth -[Dwight] David Eisenhower II -Oval Office -McGovern -Statement -The President’s victory speech -Location -Desk -Flags -“God Bless America” quote -Public response -Iowa -Price’s draft -Use of Bible -Messages -Crowd response -Agnew -Timing -Contrast with McGovern -Media coverage -John W. Chancellor -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.
- 15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -David Brinkley -New York results -Edwin Newman -California -Results -Telephone call -Editor, Wittier News -Teeter -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger -Editor, Los Angeles Times -Finch Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4M] Instruction [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -The President’s victory speeches -Democrats -Shoreham Hotel -Albert E. Singlinger -Results -Labor vote -Labor legislation -The President’s recent conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Administration’s work with George Meany -Catholic vote -Blue collar vote -Media analysis -NBC -CBS -Catholic vote -Roger H. Mudd -Michael Wallace -Vietnam
- 16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -California -Projection -Los Angeles -Dr. Benjamin (MacLean) Spock -John G. Schmitz -Vote count -San Francisco Bay area -Projections -Key precincts -Congressional delegation -House of Representatives races -Republican gains -Gerald Ford -Media coverage -Congressional races -Republicans -Boggs -Miller -Maryland -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 6s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1972 election -The President’s schedule -Dental appointment -Senate races -Results -Media coverage -Landslide -Chancellor -Comparison to 1968 election -Comparison to Johnson landslide -John F. Kennedy assassination
- 17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) Refreshment -Breakfast 1972 election -The President’s victory speech Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:35 am. Breakfast -Food orders -White House mess 1972 election Breakfast -Orders -Eggs -Preparation Dogs Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 am. 1972 election -Results -Support for the President -McGovern -Statements on peace -The President’s response -R. Sargeant Shriver -New York McGovern headquarters -Statement -Television coverage -Minnesota -Minneapolis report -The President’s chances Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4N]
- 18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d)
1972 election -Minnesota -Network projections -Clark MacGregor report [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Massachusetts -Results -Paul W. Cronin -Defeat of John F. Kerry -Projections of networks -Alabama -Alaska -Arizona -Arkansas -California -Colorado -Connecticut -Delaware -Florida -Georgia -Hawaii -CBS -Idaho -Illinois -Indiana -Iowa -Kansas -Kentucky -Indiana -Maine -Maryland -Massachusetts -Michigan -Minnesota -Mississippi -Missouri
- 19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Montana -Nebraska -Nevada -New Hampshire -Powell’s race -McIntyre -New Jersey -New Mexico -New York -North Carolina -Helms -North Dakota -Ohio -Oklahoma -Bartlett -Oregon -Pennsylvania -Pittsburgh -Heinz family -Rhode Island -South Carolina -South Dakota -Tennessee -Texas -Utah -Vermont -Virginia -Washington state -West Virginia -Wisconsin -Milwaukee -Wyoming -Washington, DC -Method of calculation -Results -California -Mountain states -South -New York -Labor vote
- 20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Big states -California -Iowa, Illinois -Blue collar votes -Nebraska -Indiana -Old South -Georgia -Mississippi -Louisiana -Connally -Wallace -Maryland -Virginia -California Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4O] 1972 election -Results [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -California -Time of day -Results -Projections -Networks -Senate races -Smith -The President’s influence -New Hampshire -McIntyre -Powell -Maine -Problem -Rhode Island
- 21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Value of visit -The President’s margin -TV Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:35 am. Breakfast Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 am. The President’s schedule 1972 election -California -Nofziger -[First name unknown] Collins -Missouri -Landslide -Shoreham Hotel -New York -Minnesota -California -New York -Percentages -New York City -McGovern -Queens precincts -Michael J. O’Neill -Manhattan -Queens -Brooklyn -Bronx -Richmond -Suburbs -State -Suffolk County Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:35 am. -Westchester County
- 22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Minnesota -New York -California -Changes in percentages -Midwest -Illinois -Ohio -New York -Pennsylvania -New Jersey -Connecticut -Massachusetts -Suburbs -California -The President’s margin -[First name unknown] Collins -Nofziger -Los Angeles -Orange County -San Diego -San Francisco Bay Area Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 am. 1972 election -Results -Rockefeller’s reactions -New York -The President’s margin -New Hampshire -Powell -Congratulations -Messages -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Telephone call -Altouise Davis -Shoreham Hotel -Howard [last name unknown] -Antique elephant -Judge Andrew Hauk
- 23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -McGovernites -Polls -Edmund G. (“Pat”) Brown -Ralph Cake -Alice Roosevelt Longworth -Greetings -The President and First Family -Radios, TVs -Thomas E. Dewey -Senate candidates -Quality -Colorado -Allott -Defeat -Blame on the President -The President’s visit -Weather -Miller -Allott -Alaska -[William E. Egan] -Ticket splitting -Governors -Daniel J. Evans -Victory -Washington state -Pennsylvania -Arch A. Moore, Jr. -John D. Rockefeller, IV -Herbert F. DeSimone -James E. Holshouser -Texas -Republican -Henry C. Grover -Connally -Dolph S. Briscoe -Bircher -Republican gains -Missouri -Christopher S. (“Kit”) Bond
- 24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Grover -Rhode Island -Richard B. Ogilvie -Indiana -Russell W. Peterson -Delaware -Morris Kay -Robert Docking -Bond -Missouri -North Carolina -Holshouser -New Hampshire -Meldrim Thomson, Jr. -Number -Republican losses -Vermont -DeSimone -Grover -Briscoe -Utah -Calvin L. Rampton -Vermont -Thomas P. Salmon -Evans -Moore -Grover -Connally’s view -Allott -Defeat -Boggs -Defeat -Certainty -Fletcher W. Thompson -Defeat -James A McClure -Victory -Charles H. Percy -Victory -Senate
- 25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Balance -Smith -Boggs -Nunn -South Dakota -Allott -Analysis -Allott -Peter H. Dominick -Incumbents -Allott, Miller -Republican National Committee -Florida -Results -Number of votes -Congress -Net gains -Report -Instruction to call Harry S. Dent or Richard K. Cook Colson talked to an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4P] [See Conversation No. 33-65] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -Maryland -Virginia -Number of votes -Timing -The President -Compared to McGovern -Percentages -Projections -Errors -Polls -California
- 26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -Latest reports -The President’s schedule The President’s schedule -Meetings in the morning -Time [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 am and 3:00 am. [Conversation No. 388-4Q] 1972 election -California -Telephone calls -Greenberg -Los Angeles Times [End of telephone conversation] 1972 election -California -Secretary of State -Democratic allegiance -Release of figures -Problems -Collins, Nofziger -Projections -Networks -Greenberg -Information -Press coverage -Commentary -Historic landslide
- 27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) -1968 election -1962 election -Complaints -Congress -Press reports -“Penance vote” [ticket splitting] -Low voter turnout -Polls -Republicans -Colorado -The President’s margin -Allott -Advantages -The President’s support -TV, letter, telephone call -Defeat -Republican defeats -Smith -Allott -Miller -Reasons -White House -Smith -Boggs -Miller -Allott -Other gains -Net loss -Percent of vote -Miller -Smith -Boggs -Allott -The President’s victory -Senate -House of Representatives [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
- 28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-4 (cont’d) Haldeman and Colson left at 3:00 a.m.
Conversation No. 388-5 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:59 am and 2:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. Robert H. Finch -Location -The President’s schedule -Request for a telephone call from Finch
Conversation No. 388-6 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 33-70]
Conversation No. 388-7 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:00 pm and 2:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building
- 29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-7 (cont’d) The President talked with an unknown person.
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1972 election -Report -Delivery -Timing -The President’s schedule -Florida trip
Conversation No. 388-8 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: 2:05 pm- unknown before 3:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The President’s schedule -Dr. William O. Chase -The President’s recent trip to office -The President’s forthcoming trip to office -Timing
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- 30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 20s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1972 election -Results -Percentages -Unreported count -Vote count -Majority -Compared to 1964 election -Barry M. Goldwater -Number of votes -Size -Compared to past elections -Percentages -Compared to 1964 election -Lyndon B. Johnson -Margin of victory -George S. McGovern’s vote -Percentage -Georgia -Connecticut -Colorado -California -Votes -Predictions -Margin -John G. Schmitz -Massachusetts -Peace vote -Watergate -Areas lost
- 31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:05 pm. Possible statement by the President -US News and World Report -Frederic V. Malek -Length -Raymond K. Price, Jr. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm. 1972 election -The President’s victory -Significance -Size of majority -Percentage lead -Johnson’s victory -Third party candidate -George C. Wallace -South -Social issue -Republican National Committee -Complaints -Reform -Timing -The President’s victory -Significance -Republican Party -Complaints -Robert J. Dole -Peter H. Domenici -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -The President’s support for candidates -Dwight D. Eisenhower’s efforts -Compared to the President’s efforts -Problems -Desmond J. Barker, Jr.’s view -Rocky Mountain states -Gordon L. Allott -Problems -New type of conservative
- 32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Independence -Midwest -Colorado -Robert H. Finch -Rally -Jack Miller -Loss -Earl L. Butz -J. Caleb Boggs -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s presence -Visit by the President -Wilmington -1970 campaign -The President’s support -Middle America -Old Eastern Establishment -Value system -Republican Party [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 2:15 P.M. Mail -Disposition -“FYIs” -The President’s schedule -Florida -Telephone calls -Messages -The President’s workload Winston S. Churchill -Biography by Peter de Mendelssohn [The Age of Churchill] -Library of Congress -Delivery to the President in Florida Edward R.G. Heath
- 33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Telephone call to the President -Forthcoming call to the President -Timing -The President’s schedule -Chase The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:15 pm and 2:18 pm. [Conversation No. 388-8A] [See Conversation No. 33-71] [End of telephone conversation] Butterfield left at 2:18 pm.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -The President’s strategy -Visits to states -Value -House of Representatives -Senate -Results -Mandate for President -New constituency -Significance -Comparison to Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 -Eastern Establishment -Congress -[American Party] “Birchers” -Washington state -Utah -Oregon -California -Alaska
- 34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -California -New York -Ohio -Ray C. Bliss -Margin of votes -Illinois -Indiana -Florida -Margin -Michigan -Results -The President’s supporters -Busing issue -Paul Hall’s efforts -Voting analysis -Charles H. Percy -McGovern [?] -Illinois -Richard B. Ogilvie -The President’s campaign -Support for other candidates [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:18 pm. Robert H. Finch -Location -The President's forthcoming telephone call -Office location -West Wing -Meeting with the President -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 2:35 p.m.
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- 35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Ticket splitting -Colson’s recent conversation with Elliot L. Richardson -Massachusetts -Providence, Rhode Island -The President’s attendance at rally -Herbert F. DeSimone -John H. Chafee -Crowd response -New Majority -Republican Senators -Clifford P. Case -Edward W. Brooke -Percy -New Majority [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:18 pm and 2:35 pm. [Conversation No. 388-8B] [See Conversation No. 33-72] Heath -Location -Buckingham Palace -The President's possible telephone call World leaders -Congratulations -Publicity -Ronald L. Ziegler -Importance
- 36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d)
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -The President’s victory -McGovern -World leaders -Dole -Significance -Margin of victory -Number of states -Number of votes -Percentages -Compared to 1964 election -Compared to 1936 election -Roosevelt -Compared to 1964 election -Johnson -Number of states -Media commentary -McGovern -Collapse of Democratic Party Coalition -1932 election -Desertions -Urban dwellers -Blue collar workers -Catholics -Remnants -Blacks -Jews -Interests -The President’s victory -Control of political machine -Institutionalization -Peace -Compared to 1936 election -Roosevelt -Congressional victories -Executive power
- 37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Conflict with Congress -Strict construction -Republican Party -House of Representatives races -Net gains -Wilson -Problems -Candidates -Final figures -1968 election -Problems -Candidates [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Watergate -Post 1972 election period -Edward M. Kennedy investigation -Congress -Possible public perception -Possible effect -Democratic Party
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -McGovern and R. Sargent Shriver -Message to the President -Response -Patrick J. Buchanan draft -Price’s draft -The President’s revision -Wording -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Eleanor (Stegeburg) McGovern -Rest
- 38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Cooperation -The President’s victory -Public confidence -Press and media relations -Washington Post -Columbia Broadcast System [CBS] -Contacts -CBS -Telephone calls -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Predictions -Mistakes -McGovern -Issues -Watergate and peace -Massachusetts -Importance [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:18 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Finch The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:35 pm.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Watergate issue -Economic issue -McGovern’s handling Finch entered at 2:35 pm.
- 39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) Greetings 1972 election -The President’s victory -Majority -Voter turnout -Size -Percentage -Compared to 1964 election -Johnson -American Party -“Bircher” [John G. Schmitz] -Votes in California -National vote -Utah -Washington state -Wisconsin -Joseph McCarthy -Montana -Louisiana -Idaho -Radical right strength -Peace issue -McGovern’s handling -Massachusetts -Watergate -National impact -Finch’s assessment -California -Finch’s schedule -Television [TV] -Election night calls -John B. Connally -Frank L. Rizzo -Milton S. Shapp -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Mood -Sportmanship -1960, 1964, 1968 nominations -California
- 40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Republican Party candidates -Finch’s assessment -The President’s efforts -Fundraising dinners -Ontario -Endorsements -Ronald W. Reagan -Complaints -Organization -State legislature -Problems -Charles Conrad -Voter registration -Democrats well organized -Reagan -Conrad -[First Name Unknown] Campell -Unknown person -San Diego seats -Unknown people -Republican Party -Decline in apparatus -Pete Wilson -Media relations -Networks -Herbert G. Klein -John A. Scali -Unknown TV commentator -Republican losses -Complaints -California -The President’s assistance with fundraising -Bob Wilson -Replacement -Campaign expenditures in 1971 -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Areas of expenditure -Publicity, research, policy committees -Republican Party -National Chairman
- 41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -The President’s conversation with C. Moley -Name change -South [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Colson -Vacation plans -Family -Boston
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Second term reorganization
- 42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -The President’s opponents -Harvard University -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Exception -John F. Collins Colson’s schedule Second term reorganization -Appointments -Ethnic groups -Italian-Americans, Polish-Americans -Department of Labor -Labor leader -Compared to Commerce Department -Businessman -James D. Hodgson -Agreement -George Meany -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Paul Hall -Abraham A. Ribicoff -Requirement -Political ability -Hall -Indictment -The President’s view -Compared to Meany -Education -Personality Press relations -Colson’s forthcoming speech to New England newspaper editors -Washington Post -1972 election -Washington Post -George S. McGovern -Washington, DC Colson left at 2:50 pm.
- 43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d)
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:50 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:00 pm. 1972 election -Press relations -Los Angeles Times Norman Chandler -Health -Rose Mary Woods -Cancer -James S. Copley
- 44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Leukemia -Effect on speaking ability -1972 election -Notes -Possible telephone call from the President -Gratitude for support
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -California -The President’s supporters -Reaction -Republican Party -Reagan -Relations with the President -H. R. 1 -Family Assistance Plan [FAP] -Reagan’s telephone call to John D. Ehrlichman -Intelligence -Henry Salvatori -1976 primaries -Agnew 1976 campaign -Connally -Reagan -Agnew -Compared to Reagan -Primaries -Percy -Reagan -Salvatori -Senate -Age -Experience in foreign policy -Trips for the President
- 45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) Finch’s political plans -California -Timing -Fundraising -Edward W. Carter -David Packard -Sponsored dinner -Californians in the White House -Haldeman -Finch -Klein -The President’s role -Campaign organization -Polls -Klein -Shriver -Jack J. Valenti -James S. Copley -Gordon Luce -Valenti -Republican Party -Choice of office -Governorship -John V. Tunney -Democrats -Candidates -Divisions -Bob Moretti -Joseph Alioto -George Moscone -Jerome R. Waldie -Edmund G. Brown, Jr. -Senate seats -Democrat control -Cranston -Shriver, Tunney -Minorities -Finch -Money -Pace
- 46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Governorship -Edwin Reinecke -Otis Chander -Survey -Finch -Intelligence -Polls -Republicans -Polls -Senate race -Cranston -Houston Flournoy -Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. -Robert B. Mathias -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger 1976 campaign -John N. Mitchell -Rockefeller -Reagan -Governorship -Theodore H. (“Teddy”) White’s view -Agnew -Reagan -Percy -Reagan -Age -Reagan -Benjamin Disraeli 1972 election -Youth vote -Hispanic vote -New York -Puerto Rico -Chicanos -Cubans -Texans Finch’s political plans
- 47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Constituents -Jews -New Majority -Labor -International Brotherhood of Teamsters -Building trades -Catholics -Democrats [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Issues -Ratios -Capital punishment -Ziegler’s conversation with the President -Marijuana -Busing Second term reorganization -Resignations -Handling -California -White House -Tone -Letters -Recent Cabinet meeting -William P. Rogers -Tone -Extent -Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy holdovers -Budget considerations -Finch’s conversation with Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger and George P. Schultz -Reduction in Force [RIF] -Recent Cabinet meeting -Timing -Unknown person’s view -Cabinet
- 48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Work in 1972 -Post-meeting conversation -Tone -Cabinet -Forthcoming meetings with the President The President talked with Edward Heath between 3:08 pm and 3:11 pm. [Conversation No. 388-8C] [See Conversation No. 33-73] [End of telephone conversation]
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- 49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d)
Second term reorganization -Cabinet resignations -Timing -George W. Romney’s concern -Romney, John A. Volpe -Duration of service -State government -Dwight Eisenhower Cabinet -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Eisenhower -Arthur Summerfield, George T. Humphrey
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Finch’s political plans -Scenario -Finch’s effort
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- 50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) -Timing -White House staff -Surrogates -Klein -California -National Association of Broadcasters -New York -California -Money making -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] Republican Party -Reform -Colson -The President’s actions -Timing -Problems -Division -Senate and House of Representatives campaigns -White House -Support for candidates -Surrogates -Importance -Louie B. Nunn -The President’s efforts Finch’s political plans -California -Challenge -Organization Unknown person -Revenue sharing -Support for the President -Possible appointment -Sub-cabinet -Finch’s forthcoming conversation with Haldeman The President’s schedule
- 51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-8 (cont’d) 1972 election -Past elections -1960, 1962, 1968 White [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Finch left at an unknown time before 3:11 pm.
Conversation No. 388-9 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:11 pm and 3:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -Florida trip Vietnam negotiations -The President’s letter to Nguyen Van Thieu -The President’s signature -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with the President, Kissinger -Timing -Dr. William O. Chase -The President’s forthcoming trip to office -The President’s forthcoming trip [to Florida] -Haig’s forthcoming trip [to Saigon] -Press relations -Ronald L. Ziegler
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Conversation No. 388-10 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:11 pm and 3:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:28 pm.
Conversation No. 388-11 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:11 pm and 3:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See conversation No. 33-74]
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Conversation No. 388-12 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: 3:28 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 33-75]
Conversation No. 388-13 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 33-76]
Conversation No. 388-14 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 33-77]
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Conversation No. 388-15 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:31 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Marjorie P. Acker. The President's schedule -Dr. William O. Chase -Telephone call from Chase -Timing
Conversation No. 388-16 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:30 pm and 3:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 33-78]
Conversation No. 388-17 Date: November 8, 1972 Time: 3:30 pm - 3:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -Message -Meeting
- 55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-17 (cont’d) -Postponement until November 21, 1972 -Announcement -Timing Charles W. Colson entered at 3:31 P.M.
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The President talked with the White House operator at 3:32 pm. [Conversation No. 388-17A] [See Conversation No.33-79] [End of telephone conversation] Colson left at 3:32 pm. Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -Meeting, November 21, 1972 -Announcement -Timing -November 17, 1972 -Haig’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -November 15, 1972 -Delay -Le Duc Tho Vietnam negotiations
- 56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-17 (cont’d) -North Vietnam -Meeting -Announcement -Timing -November 17, 1972 -Proposal -November 14, 15, 1972 -Delays -Reasons -Moving supplies into South Vietnam -Withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops -1972 election -Haig’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -Announcement in Saigon -Announcement -Timing -US bombing -Nguyen Van Thieu -1972 election -Reaction to settlement agreement -North Vietnam -Meeting -Proposal -November 14, 1972 -1972 election -North Vietnamese troops -Restiveness -Procedure -Settlement agreement -Signing -Peace -US bombing -Public support Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 3:33 pm. -North Vietnam -Meeting -Timing -November 21, 1972
- 57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 388-17 (cont’d) -November 17, 1972 -November 15, 1972 -November 22, 1972 -November 20, 1972 The President's schedule -[Dr. William O. Chase] Vietnam negotiations -Haig’s forthcoming trip to Saigon -The President’s message for Thieu -Haig’s conversation with the President -Trust -The President’s decision -Support for Thieu -Warning about testing the President -Letter from Thieu Kissinger and Haig left at 3:35 pm. The President’s schedule -Chase -The President’s forthcoming trip to office Butterfield left at 3:37 pm.