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Date: 
Nov 02, 1972
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08)
Conversation No. 390-1 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 12:04 pm- 12:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam Negotiations -Press relations -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Marvin L. Kalb -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Kissinger’s possible backgrounder -Ronald Ziegler’s view -Procedure -Quotations -Emissary to Nguyen Van Thieu -Candidates -John B. Connally -[David] Kenneth Rush -Ability to take instructions -Hawkishness -Democratic affiliation -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Letter Delivery -Melvin R. Laird -Toughness Thomas A. Pappas talked with the President between 12:07 pm and 12:09 pm. [Conversation No. 390-1A] [See Conversation No. 32-148] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-1 (cont’d) -Connally as emissary to Thieu -Trip timing -Haig -Letter delivery -North Vietnamese talks with Kissinger -Message to Theiu -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Public statements about the President -Trust, confidence -Possible formal protest -Bunker -Choice -Haig’s role -Settlement agreement -Letter delivery -Timing -Connally as US emissary to Thieu -Trip -Ultimatum -Announcement -Leak -Xuan Thuy statement -“Message to Garcia” -Xuan Thuy statement -Settlement agreement -Timing -1972 election -Announcement -US bombing -Effect -Timing -Northern South Vietnam -North Vietnamese -1972 election -Thieu's stance -Rationale -South Vietnam’s viability -Population, geography -Vietcong [VC]
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-1 (cont’d) -North Vietnamese forces -Troop withdrawals -Antiaircraft units -Number of divisions -325th and 711th divisions -Announcement -Timing -Settlement agreement -Size of force in South Vietnam -Reinforcements -Laos, Cambodia -Thieu -Thieu -US option -Last conversation with Kissinger -Tone -Public support in South Vietnam -Press and media coverage -Peace terms -Publication -Timing -New York Times, Washington Post -Kissinger’s forthcoming backgrounder -The President’s May 8, 1972 proposals -Hubert H. Humphrey -Statement -Possible telephone call from Kissinger -Statement -News summary -The President’s appreciation for bipartisanship -Prospects for success in 1968 or 1969 compared to 1972 -1972 election -Possible victory margin -Opponents’ complaints -Peace terms -Quality -Polls The President’s schedule -Kissinger’s schedule
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-1 (cont’d) -Health -Trip to California -Campaign trips -Duration -California -North Carolina -New Mexico -Chicago -Oklahoma City -Ziegler's statement -Vietnam Kissinger left at 12:16 p.m.
Conversation No. 390-24 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?]. The President’s schedule Manolo Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 2:28 pm
Conversation No. 390-25 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Inquiry
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-25 (cont’d) The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:28 pm.
Conversation No. 390-2 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with an unknown person. The President’s schedule -Time of day
Conversation No. 390-3 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Acceptance of something The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:28 pm
Conversation No. 390-4 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 p.m. Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. The President's forthcoming speech, “Look to the Future”
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-4 (cont’d) -Word count -Return telephone call
Conversation No. 390-5 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Raymond K. Price, Jr. The president’s forthcoming speech, “Look to the Future” -Word count -Changes to speech
Conversation No. 390-6 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech, "Look to the Future". [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in Public Papers of the President, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 1084-1089.]
Conversation No. 390-7 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator.
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-7 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 32-149]
Conversation No. 390-8 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 2:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Refreshment [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ***************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:28 pm
Conversation No. 390-9 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 2:28 pm - 2:29 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 32-150]
Conversation No. 390-10 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:29 pm and 3:15 pm
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-10 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President rehearsed a speech "Look to the Future". [A transcript of the final broadcast of this speech appears in See Public Papers of the President, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, pp. 1084-1089] [Pause] The President resumed rehearsing a speech, “Look to the Future”.
Conversation No. 390-11 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:29 pm - 3:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Room temperature Sanchez left and Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 3:15 pm. The President’s forthcoming speech, “Look to the Future” -Advance text -Press and media relations -Photograph opportunity -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Taping of speech -Press relations -Atkins -Press relations -Washington Post The President and Ziegler left at 3:24 pm.
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08)
Conversation No. 390-12 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 5:12 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. 1972 campaign -Hecklers in Boston -Response -Press relations -Ronald L. Ziegler -Double standard -Violence -Deprivation of speaker's rights -Unknown person -Colson’s conversation with George Gordon [?] -Ziegler -Robert J. Dole -Herbert G. Klein -Media and press coverage -Boston -Nassau rally -Liberty Island -San Francisco -Liberty Island -Washington Post and New York Times -George S. McGovern -Public reaction -Colson’s recent conversation with John F. Collins -Cab driver’s view -Boston Herald Traveler, Boston Globe -Bostonians’ view of Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Apology -Reaction of McGovern supporters -McGovern’s response -Television [TV] interview -Washington Post
- 10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-12 (cont’d) -McGovern’s campaign -Possible “bomb” -Response -Colson’s schedule -Denver -Dennis Davis [?] -Speech to College Republicans -Mrs. Nixon
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -The President’s campaign -Error -Democratic convention -Minnesota -Wisconsin -South Dakota -West Virginia -Minnesota -Wisconsin -McGovern’s chances -Hecklers in Boston -Compared to Chicago -Public reaction -John B. Connally -Departure from Democratic Party -Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman -McGovern -Franklin D. Roosevelt -American people -Goals in election -Hecklers in Boston -Media coverage -Mrs. Nixon [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
- 11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-12 (cont’d)
-Response -The President’s forthcoming conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Media coverage -Wires -Accusations that McGovern encouraging demonstrations against First Family and surrogates -Ziegler quotation -Mrs. Nixon -Klein -Dole -Agnew -Number -Impact -Collins’ view -TV advertisement -Mrs. Nixon -McGovern -Hecklers -Jerry Rubin -McGovern -Possible public statement
***************************************************************** [Begin item reviewed under deed of gift] -Samuel Lubell interviews -New Majority -The President’s speech, “Look to the Future” -Revisions -Quotation -Appeal for support -Middle America -Support for the President -New areas -Jews -Economic issues -Taxes
- 12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-12 (cont’d) -Democrats -Losses -New majority -Republicans -Lack of enthusiasm -Liberals -Italian-Americans -Labor -Catholics -Voting -Candidates -Maryland -Illinois -New York -Ticket splitting -Albert E. Sindlinger polls -Projections -Democrats -Voting patterns -New York The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 5:12 pm and 5:29 pm. [Conversation No. 390-12A] [See Conversation No. 32-151] 1972 campaign -Connally -Compared to the President The President talked with Mrs. Nixon between 5:29 pm and 5:31 pm. [Conversation No. 390-12B] [See conversation No. 32-152] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ****************************************************************
- 13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-12 (cont’d)
Colson left at 5:30 pm.
Conversation No. 390-13 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:31 pm and 5:35 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Haldeman -Completion of “odds and ends”
Conversation No. 390-14 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 5:35 pm - 6:38 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's forthcoming speech, “Look to the Future” -Taping -Problems -Starts -Camera -Number of people in room -Secret Service agent’s presence -Duration -The President’s schedule -Number of words in speech -William H. Carruthers -Responsibility -Duration
- 14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d)
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1971 campaign -The President’s schedule -Candidate telephone calls -Press coverage -The President’s trip -Timing -Departure -Meeting with Margaret Chase Smith -Candidate telephone calls -Edward W. Brooke -List -Congress -John K. MacIver -Wisconsin -Thomas J. Meskill -Connecticut -William T. Cahill -New Jersey -Robert P. Griffin -Michigan -Robert W. Hirsch -South Dakota -Wesley Powell -J. Caleb Boggs -Delaware -John G. Tower -Texas -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Tennessee -Jack Miller -Iowa -Clifford P. Hansen -Smith -Henry P. Smith III -Brooke
- 15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -William L. Scott -Virginia -Value -Ohio -S. Fletcher Thompson -Kansas -Republican National Committee [RNC] Chairman -Robert J. Dole -Scheduling -Length of calls -Audiences -Margaret Smith -Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Scott, Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Colorado -Gordon L. Alcott -Value -Purpose -Arrangements -Publicity -Big States -Illinois -New York -California -Missouri -Christopher S. (“Kit”) Bond -Radio addresses -Foreign policy -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Scheduling -Press release -Polls -Results -Charles W. Colson -Albert E. Sindlinger -Shifts Manolo Sanchez and Alexander P. Butterfield [?] entered at an unknown time between 5:35 pm and 6:00 pm. Dinner
- 16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d)
The President’s schedule Sanchez and Butterfield [?] left at an unknown time before 6:00 pm. -Sindlinger -Questions -Wording -Analysis -George S. McGovern votes -Approval rating -Performance -Vietnam -Wisconsin -Compared to Illinois -The President’s showing -Changes -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] [Pause] 1972 Campaign -Speech -Ronald L. Ziegler [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:35 pm and 6:00 pm. [Conversation No. 390-14A] Request for a call to John D. Ehrlichman [End of telephone conversation] National health insurance -Compulsory compared to voluntary program
- 17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -Ehrlichman’s knowledge -The President’s forthcoming radio address on health policy -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:35 pm and 6:00 pm. [Conversation No. 390-14B] [See Conversation No. 32-153A] National health insurance -Radio address on health policy -Revision -Ehrlichman -Compulsory compared to voluntary program [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman talked with an unknown woman from Cole’s office at an unknown time between 5:35 pm and 6:00 pm. [Conversation No. 390-14B] [See conversation No. 32-153B] [End of telephone conversation] National health insurance -Compulsory compared to voluntary program -HEW -Socialists -Elliot L. Richardson -Donald H. Rumsfeld The White House operator talked with Haldeman at 6:00 pm. [Conversation No. 390-14C] [See Conversation No. 32-154A]
- 18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d)
The President talked with Ehrlichman between 6:00 pm and 6:04 pm. [Conversation No. 390-14D] [See Conversation No. 32-154B] [End of telephone conversation] National health insurance -Ehrlichman's and the President’s view -Richardson -Christian Science -Haldeman’s view -Christian Science -Socialism compared to free enterprise
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 campaign -Polls -Vietnam -Bombing halt -The President’s speech, “Look to the Future” -Tone -Poll results -Support for the President -Impact of war’s end -Speech -Importance -Peace with honor Manolo Sanchez entered at 6:15 pm. Dinner Sanchez left at 6:15 pm.
- 19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) 1972 campaign -Vietnam -Speech -Tone -Agreements -Connally’s views -Impact of election -Hanoi, North Vietnam -Moscow, Soviet Union -Reporter -McGovern -Compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-Hecklers -San Diego incident at Vice President Spiro T. Agnew speech -Assault on heckler -Demonstrators -Physical appearance of two men in altercation -Archie Bunker analogy -Jo Anne (Horton) Haldeman’s viewing -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Ziegler report -Public relations [PR] -The President -Nassau -San Francisco -Liberty Island -Julie Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon Cox -San Diego -Tone -Agnew’s report -Administration wives’ bus trip incident -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger’s report -Anne L. Armstrong -Washington, DC
- 20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -Jane (Dalton) Weingerber -Fresno, California -Conversation with unknown “Chicano” -Motivation for heckling -Payment by George S. McGovern campaign -Television [TV] coverage -Payment by McGovern campaign -Press relations -Lack of balance -John S. (“Jack”) Knight -Nicholas P. Thimmersch Watergate -Dirty tricks -Donald H. Segretti -Recruitment -Responsibility -Committee for the Re-election of the President [CRP] -John N. Mitchell -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy -John Mitchell -Martha (Beall) Mitchell -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Dwight L. Chapin -Investigation Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:15 pm. Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:38 pm. -Investigation -Chapin -Charles W. Colson -Rowland Evans and Robert Novak column -Liddy -Mitchell -Conversations with the President -Colson -1970 Campaign -Segretti
- 21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -Operation Sandwedge -Herbert W. Kalmbach -John J. (“Jack”) Caulfield -Mitchell -Responsibility -Mitchell -The President -Chapin -Colson -Press relations -The President’s reaction -The President’s location -Florida -Involvement -Segretti -Liddy -Mitchell and an unknown person -Colson -Finance Committee -White House -Chapin -Segretti -Recruitment -Investigation -Problems -Chapin -Segretti -Chapin -Mitchell -Martha Mitchell -1972 election -Peter Flanigan’s views -Possible TV appearance by the President
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 campaign -Wisconsin
- 22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -Illinois -Minnesota -Importance -Minnesota -Illinois -Wisconsin -William Proxmire, Gaylord Nelson -Democratic governor -Republican Party -Decline -Organization -Catholic vote -The President’s chances -Minnesota -Advertisements -Number -Radio -TV -NBC -CBS -Reruns -Local stations -Number -Sale of time -Prime time -CBS -Negotiations -McGovern’s program -Options -Carruthers -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -CBS -Vietnam -Bombing halt -1968 campaign -William F. (“Billy”) Graham [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
- 23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d)
The President's schedule -Church services -The President's attendance -Breakfast prayer meeting -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -White House staff -Church services -Photograph opportunities -The President’s attendance -Photograph opportunities -Breakfast prayer meeting -Graham -Photograph opportunity -Schedule -Radio talks Watergate -Concern -Republicans -Democrats -Attitudes -Wilbur D. Mills -J. William Fulbright
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 campaign -President’s trip to Chicago -Size of crowds -Press coverage -News wires -New York Times -Telephone calls -Republican candidates -The President’s popularity -Scott -Powell
- 24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-14 (cont’d) -Peter H. Dominick -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Identification with the President -McGovern -John J. Sparkman’s support -Polls -Changes -Robert J. Dole [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Haldeman left at 6:38 pm.
Conversation No. 390-15 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:38 pm and 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Beverage -Wine [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:50 pm.
- 25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08)
Conversation No. 390-16 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:38 pm and 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Message for unknown person Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:50 pm.
Conversation No. 390-17 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:38 pm and 6:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Rose Mary Woods.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 campaign -The President’s radio address on health policy -Changes -Press copy [End segment reviewed under deed of gift *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 390-18 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:38 pm and 6:50 pm
- 26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-18 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:50 pm.
Conversation No. 390-19 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 6:50 pm - 6:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Rose Mary Woods and Marjorie P. Acker.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 campaign -Painting -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Antoinette Hatfield -The President’s speech, “Look to the Future” -Changes -Press copy -Amory Houghton, Jr. -Gift -Message -Speech drafts -Corrections -Henry A. Kissinger [?] -The President’s schedule -Painting -Telephone calls -Candidates -Painting
- 27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-19 (cont’d) -Mrs. Nixon -Note -Foreign policy speech -Revisions [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Woods and Acker left at 6:55 pm.
Conversation No. 390-20 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 6:57 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 32-155]
Conversation No. 390-21 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 7:00 pm -7:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with David C. Hoopes. Automobile The President’s schedule -Unknown woman Request for wine, cigar
- 28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08) Conversation No. 390-21 (cont’d) Unknown woman’s desk -Removal of item -Order The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:00 pm and 7:02 pm. [Conversation No. 390-21A] [See Conversation No. 32-156] [End of telephone conversation] [Pause] The President talked with John K. Andrews, Jr. between 7:02 pm and 7:04 pm. [Conversation No. 390-21B] [See Conversation No. 32-157] Hoopes left at 7:03 pm. [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 390-26 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:24 pm and 8:06 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with and unknown person Instruction The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:06 pm.
- 29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Mar.-08)
Conversation No. 390-22 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: 7:23 pm - 7:24 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II. [See Conversation No. 32-158]
Conversation No. 390-23 Date: November 2, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:24 pm and 8:06 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Book -Delivery to Raymond K. Price, Jr. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:06 pm.