393

Date: 
Jan 02, 1973 - Jan 04, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08)
Conversation No. 393-1 Date: January 2, 1973 Time: Unknown after 2:45 pm and before 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. The recording began while the meeting was in progress. Henry A. Kissinger -John A. Scali -Brent G. Scowcroft -Personalities -Scali Press relations -Kissinger -Article by James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -New York Times -Scali -Kissinger -Saigon -Kissinger’s interview with Marvin L. Kalb [?] -US bombing of Vietnam -Scali’s efforts -Story on Vietnam -Compared to Kissinger -Reston Roberto W. Clemente Memorial Fund -Richard A. Moore -Meeting with the President
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-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-1 (cont’d) -Nicaraguan earthquake relief [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************************
-Publicity -Example for other Americans -Fundraising drive -Thelma C. (“Pat) Nixon -Sports fans -Earthquake victims -Folk heroes -Puerto Ricans -Blacks -Public relations [PR] -Letters -Contributions -The President’s giving practices Harry S. Truman’s funeral -Memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral -The President’s attendance -Hugo L. Black’s funeral -Dean Francis B. Sayre -Eulogy for Truman -Atomic bomb -Korean War -Aid program -Greece -Turkey -Burial -The President’s reception for heads of state -The President’s attendance at memorial service -Senate memorial service The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 2:51 pm and 3:03 pm. [Conversation No. 393-1A]
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-1 (cont’d)
[See Conversation No. 35-59] [End of telephone conversation] -Congressional service -Sayre The President talked with Stephen B. Bull between 3:03 pm and 3:05 pm. [Conversation No. 393-1B] [See Conversation No. 35-60] [End of telephone conversation] -Sayre -Possible remarks -Press coverage -Colson’s conversation with Moore -The President’s attendance at memorial service -Memorials for Richard B. Russell -Spiro T. Agnew -Attendees at memorial service -President of Israel -President of Ireland -Prime Minister of South Korea -The President’s possible meeting -Compared to Dwight D. Eisenhower’s funeral -Heads of State -The President's schedule -Bull -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Moore -PR judgment -F. Edward Hebert's funeral [?] -Black's funeral -White House press events -George H. Allen -Rose Garden ceremony
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-1 (cont’d) -Scali -Possible advice -The President’s attendance at memorial service -Press coverage -Sayre -Private funeral service -Washington memorial service -Washington attendees -Gerald L. Warren -Truman family attendance The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:05 pm and 3:10 pm. [Conversation No. 393-1C] [See Conversation No. 35-61] [End of telephone conversation] -The President's possible attendance -Truman family attendance The President talked with Bull at 3:10 pm. [Conversation No. 393-1D] [See Conversation No. 35-62] [End of telephone conversation] -Margaret Truman Daniel's attendance -Bess (Wallace) Truman's attendance -Health -Lyndon B. Johnson's attendance -Bull The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:11 pm and 3:12 pm.
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-1 (cont’d) [Conversation No. 393-1E] [See Conversation No. 35-63] [End of telephone conversation] -State Department -Nicholas L. Ruwe The President talked with Bull between 3:12 pm and 3:13 pm. [Conversation No. 393-1F] [See Conversation No. 35-64] [End of telephone conversation] -[Thomas] Hale Boggs memorial service -Johnson's attendance -The President's attendance -Mrs. Nixon -The President's reception for Democrats -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Johnson's attendance -Heads of state -President of Ireland -Prime Minister of South Korea -President Park Chung Hee Clemente memorial fund -Possible director -Requirements -Sports personality -Francis L. Dale -Cincinnati -Pittsburgh Pirates -Daniel M. Galbraith -Bob Reynolds -California Angels -Bobby Bellow
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-1 (cont’d)
Scali Truman’s Funeral -Washington memorial service -The President's attendance -Johnson's attendance -Publicity -Warren -Colson's call -The President's invitation to Blair House -Truman family The President left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm.
Conversation No. 393-2 Date: January 2, 1973 Time: Unknown time between 3:13 pm and 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building Charles W. Colson talked with Gerald L. Warren. [See Conversation No. 35-65]
Conversation No. 393-3 Date: January 2, 1973 Time: Unknown time between 3:13 pm and 3:33 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Harry S. Truman funeral -Washington memorial service -The President's attendance
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-3 (cont’d) -Press coverage -Gerald L. Warren -Lyndon B. Johnson’s attendance -Private funeral in Independence, Missouri -Dean Francis B. Sayre -Possible remarks -Press coverage Public relations [PR] -John A. Scali -Sayre -Opposition to Vietnam War -Antiwar sentiment -Public opinion -Normalcy -The President's public image -John D. Ehrlichman -1972 campaign -Richard M. Scammon -Roberto W. Clemente -Importance to Americans US bombing of Vietnam -Press coverage -Scali -Henry A. Kissinger -Source -Max Frankel -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Frankel -Kissinger -Scali -Colson’s reading of article Vietnam -Democratic caucus -End-the-war resolution -Senate -New members -Doves
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-3 (cont’d) -Andrew J. Young, Jr. -S. Fletcher Thompson -Barbara Jordan Colson left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm.
Conversation No. 393-4 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Greetings Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 393-5 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?]. The President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 393-6 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-6 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -Meeting -Location
Conversation No. 393-7 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 393-8 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator.
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-8 (cont’d)
[See Conversation No. 35-85]
Conversation No. 393-9 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
Conversation No. 393-10 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Between 2:54 pm and 2:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building Stephen B. Bull talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 35-86]
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08)
Conversation No. 393-11 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: After 3:02 pm and before 5:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with John D. Ehrlichman at 3:02 pm. Ehrlichman's vacation -Edward M. Kennedy -Skiing crowd Federal Bureau of Investigations [FBI] -Appointments -Delay -James O. Eastland -Justice Department appointments -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA] -Joseph T. Sneed -W. Mark Felt -Message to Ehrlichman -Leaks -Concern -L. Patrick Gray, III -Unfair criticism -Time -Lawyers -Messages described -William C. Sullivan [?] -Narcotics -Gray -Retention -William D. Ruckelshaus -Possible appointment to FBI -Relations with press -Reputation -Possible future plans -Elected office -Senate -Talks with the President and Ehrlichman
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Abilities -Sneed -New job -Possible retirement -Letter Supreme Court -The President's conversation with Warren Burger -Sneed -Possible appointments -Age -William H. Rehnquist -William O. Douglas -Byron R. (“Whizzer”) White H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 3:02 pm. -Potter Stewart -Harvard -Lifestyle -Possible vacancies -Douglas -Age -Burger -Work -Court reform issue -Speeches Nelson A. Rockefeller -Article in New York Times -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Civil Liberties -Drug program -Compared to the President's program -Ehrlichman’s and Richard G. Kleindienst’s evaluation -Parole provision -Sentencing provisions -Public response -Reason for provisions -Enforcement
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Judges -New York Times editorial Administration drug program -Marijuana -Penalties -Dealers -Hard narcotics -Penalties -Problems -Public relations [PR] -New proposals -Congress -Wallace H. Johnson -The President's discussion with Ehrlichman FBI -Gray -Meeting with the President -Retention -Confirmation hearings -Strength -Personnel transfers -Response -Internal protests Personnel transfers -National Park Service -National Institutes of Health [NIH] -Robert Q. Marston -Stand on marijuana -The President's response Drug programs -Rockefeller -The President’s response -State of the Union address -PR -Congress
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) Judicial reform -Age problems -Speech to Congress -Tenure of judges -Lower courts -Reconfirmation -Election -Los Angeles -Florida -Indiana -Recall -Theodore Roosevelt -Reconfirmation -Misconduct -Justice Department memorandum -Objections -Thurgood Marshall -Politics -Ehrlichman’s judgment -Introduction in Congress -Inclusion in State of Union address -Series of messages -The President's plans for State of Union addresses -Requirements Drug program -Drug trafficking -Importance compared to Vietnam War -Effectiveness -Statistics -Rockefeller's program -Call from Ehrlichman -The President’s expectations -Legal reforms -Justice Department -Enforcement -Grand Jury -Network of dealers and users Executive branch reorganization
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Appointments -Legislation -Roy L. Ash memorandum -Department of Community Development -Chet Holifield -Department of Natural Resources -Department of Agriculture -Earl L. Butz -Congressional briefing -Breakfast meeting -Length -Attendees -Timing -The President's remarks -Ehrlichman's remarks -George P. Shultz's remarks -Question and answer period -Ehrlichman's presentation -Charts -Executive-legislative branch relations -Cabinet-level responsibility -Effects -Reduction in Executive Office of the President -Congressional relations -Cabinet confirmations -Testimony -White House counselors -Cross departmental functions -Essential reform -Staff reporting to the President -Problem -The President’s instructions -White House staffing -Limits -Haldeman -Contacts -Counselor for Natural Resources -Department of Agriculture -White House -Staffing
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Butz -Interior Department -Ehrlichman’s presentation -Cabinet-level responsibility -Executive privilege -Reduction in problems -Schultz -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Question and answer period -Witholding funds -Executive privilege -William E. Timmons -Samuel J., Jr. -Attendance -Senate Committee on Government Operations -Ash’s role -Ehrlichman’s role -Withholding funds -Congressional opinion -Compared to other administrations -Symbolism -Press responses -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Critics arguments -Water bill -Highways -Farm programs -Conservation -Housing expenditure moratorium -Response -Constitutional responsibility -The President’s fiscal control -Budget priorities -Congress’s indecision -Appropriations exceed tax revenues -Congress’ “piecemeal” budgeting -Inflation -Possible constitutional crisis -Ervin's view -Executive privilege legislation
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Ervin's view -Appearance by the President’s aides -Ehrlichman -Henry A. Kissinger -John W. Dean, III -Peter M. Flanigan -Preparation -Timing -Arrangements -Food service -Agenda -Shultz -Pro forma consultation -Prior briefings -Wilbur D. Mills -Russell B. Long -Herman T. Schneebeli -Future briefing -Presentations -Ash's role -Herbert Stein's role -The President’s role -Presidential statement -Presidential directive -Future briefings -Press backgrounder -The President's public statement -Release -Content -Federalism -Ehrlichman's TV appearance -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Hugh S. Sidey -David S. Broder -National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) reporter -Groder -Kilpatrick
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-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Press relations -1972 election [?] -Kevin Phillips -Conservatives Congressional Republicans -Gerald R. Ford -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Robert J. Dole -Wilson -Actions -Ford -Timmons -Chairmanship -Retention -New person -Personality -Compared to Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Executive branch reorganization -Congressional briefing -Shultz -Presentation -Style -Personality -Compared to John B. Connally -Possible questions -Executive privilege -Timmons -Congress members’ attitude -Compared to Ohio State football team The President's schedule -Option paper
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Kissinger -1973 Inauguration -Shultz -Congress Kissinger’s work -New aide -Economist -Background -Electricity -Oil -Kissinger, Shultz, Ehrlichman Congress -Vietnam War -Attitude -Republicans -Campaigns -The President’s assistance -Funds -Surrogates' appearances -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -Candidates -Democrats -Future -Effect of press -Bryce N. Harlow -Future relations with White House -Public opinion -Seniority system -New buildings -Carl B. Albert -Library of Congress -Staff size -Compared to White House staff -Relations with White House -Possible question in Ehrlichman's TV appearance
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Productivity -Compared with executive branch staff -Possible improvements -Length of sessions -Distractions -Appropriations process -Possible increase in presidential briefings -Ford -Hugh Scott -Timmons -Effect -Future dealings with White House -Effect of 1972 election -Timmons's staff -Democratic Party -Republican Party -Relations with the President -Spending -Taxes -Press reports -Polling -Attacks on the President -Public opinion -Farm programs -Cuts -OMB -William H. Harsha -Ohio -Defense of the President -Charles W. Colson's office -Butz's press conference -Public relations [PR] -Schedule -Productivity -Speech tours -Lincoln Birthday -Jackson Day -Reorganization -Changes in US -Demographics
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -New office buildings -Staff size -Efficiency -Relation to executive branch reorganization -The President's role -Relation to judicial branch reorganization -Burger's role -Appropriations process -Continuing resolutions -Debate rules -Senate, House of Representatives -Seniority rules -Scott White House reorganization -PR efforts -Raymond K. Price's staff -Specialization -Defense Department -Reduction -Traveling staff -Secret Service -Communications staff -Military aides -The President's memorandum -The President's trips to Florida -Compared to Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip -Helicopter crews -The President's trips to Florida -Press -The President’s Christmas trip -Washington Post -Staff reductions -Kissinger -Paperwork -Military support staff -Duty hours and stations -Cost -Stewards -PRC trip
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Florida trips -Manolo Sanchez -Relations with Congress -Ehrlichman’s TV appearance -Ford, Scott -Tactics -1968 election -Compared to 1972 election -The President’s influence -Timmons -Management abilities -Vote counting -Bryce N. Harlow -Clark MacGregor Bicentennial -Agnew -Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra -Memorandum from the President to Arthur J. Sohmer -Status -Agnew -Sinatra -Possible role -Anne L. Armstrong -Possible role Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Possible reorganization -Candidate -Role -Thinker -PR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA] -Possible reorganization OEP position -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Secretary of Transportation -National Security Council [NSC] seat
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Frederic V. Malek -Size of office -Foreign policy -Kissinger -Elliot L. Richardson -[David] Kenneth Rush -William P. Rogers -Agnew -NSC -Needs -Agnew -Creativity -Negativity -Church support -Hardhats’ support -Career possibilities -The President’s positive role -Kissinger -Patrick J. Buchanan -Value -Foreign policy knowledge -Rumsfeld -Contributions Watergate -E. Howard Hunt -Message OEP position -James D. Hodson -Work -Future plans -The President’s advice -Shultz -William D. Eberle -Political orientation -Foreign policy -Domestic policy trade -Office of the Special Representative [OSTR] -Career goals
-24NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Shultz -Possible roles -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson’s recommendation -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -John S. Foster -Dr. James Schlesinger -Environmentalists -Military training -Research and development work -Regulatory work Kissinger entered at 4:30 pm. -Philosophical leanings -Possible appointment to OEP -Personality OEP position -Gen. George A. Lincoln -Abilities -Requirements -Richardson -Rush -Foster -Possible contributions -Technology issues -Eberle -Political orientation -Knowledge -Trade -Europe -Energy -Role as Special Trade Representative -Peter M. Flanigan -Political orientation -Subtlety -Jack Miller -Eberle
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Meeting with Kissinger -Views on USSR -Trade -Possible positions -Ambassadorships -Geneva Ambassadorships -Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs -Charles E. (“Chip”) Bohlen -Greece -Henry J. Tasca -Loyalty -Morocco -Arabs -Attributes -Greece -Indonesia -Joseph J. Sisco The President's schedule -Barber's appointment -Mrs. Nixon and Julie Nixon Eisenhower Energy -Kissinger -1973 Inauguration -Age -Removal -Foreign Service -Robert G. Newman -Afghanistan -Jackson -European Economic Community [EEC] -Foreign aspects Appointments -Richardson [?] -Assistant Secretary of State
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) Ehrlichman's presentation at Congressional briefing Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 4:44 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Technical talks -North Vietnamese Vice Foreign Minister -Agreement on protocol -Rogers -Information sharing -Transcripts of talks -Settlement agreement -Haldeman -October 26, 1972 agreement -Publicity -Transcripts of talks -Attitude -State Department Appointments -The President’s meeting with Rush -Testing -Future positions -State Department -William J. Casey -Richardson -Personality -Work with the President -Secretary of Defense -Secretary of State Foreign policy initiatives -1972 election -NSC’s role -Energy -Middle East -Latin America -Trade policy Egypt
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Proposals -Timing -Vietnam -Israeli response -Rogers Vietnam negotiations -Rush -Melvin R. Laird -Meeting -Attendance by Kissinger -Bombing -Rogers and Laird -Positions -Press controversy -Military targets -Press coverage -Congress -Democrats -Proposals to end the war -The President’s response -Option One -Hanoi propaganda -PRC role -Bombing -Results -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Duration -USSR -Settlement -Timing -Option One -Congress -Relations with the President -1973 Inauguration Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Nancy Maginnes -Critics of the President -Anti Ballistic Missile Treaty [ABM]
-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d)
Vietnam negotiations -Call from Dean Rusk -Critics -Letter -Calls for the President’s resignation -Bombing -The President’s support -1972 election -John Beaman -Report on mail -Albert’s mail -Option One -Preference -Option Two -Nguyen Van Thieu -Bombing -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Withdrawal -Effectiveness -Prolonged bombing -Public support -The President’s image -Defeat -Congress -Ending the war -Public opinion -Cease-fire -“Bug out” -South Vietnam’s survival -Laird -Press conferences -Roger’s congressional testimony -Stonewalling -Option Two -December 1972 bombing -Possibility of settlement -Bombing halt -North Vietnam -Saigon
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Kissinger’s departure -The President’s suggestion -Danger -Concession -Thieu -1973 Inauguration -Congress -Withdrawal -POWs -North Vietnam -Effect of agreement -International recognition -Laos, Cambodia -US withdrawal -Fighting with South Vietnam -Difficulties -PRC -Le Duc Tho -Travel -Meeting -Rogers, Laird, Moorer -Cooperation -Support to the President -Cambodia -Option Two -Option One -The President’s preference -Thieu’s acceptance -Option Two -Alternative -Letter to Thieu -William C. Sullivan -Call to Kissinger from Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Post-settlement actions -Thieu -DMZ -Cambodia -Congress -Democrats -Motives
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -1972 election -December 1972 bombing -Republicans -Motives -1972 election -Effect on the President -Thieu -Handling -South Vietnam -Political process -Settlement -Critics -Conservatives -North Vietnam The President's schedule -Barber -Meeting with Colson -Assignments -Attacks on anti-war critics -Congressional briefing -Vietnam An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:44 pm. Meeting with Colson The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm. Congress -Gerard C. Smith -The President’s image -Support for the President -Audience -Committees -Self-interest -December 1972 bombing -Public reaction [PR] Vietnam negotiations
-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-11 (cont’d) -Possible television [TV] appearance -Kissinger’s presentation The President's schedule -Harry S. Truman memorial service -Meeting with Kissinger -Paper delivery Kissinger left at 5:15 pm.
Conversation No. 393-12 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:16 pm.
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Conversation No. 393-13 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-87]
Conversation No. 393-14 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: 5:16 pm - 5:50 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, 117, incorrectly dated January 5, 1973.] The President talked with Stephen B. Bull between 5:17 pm and 5:18 pm. [Conversation No. 393-14A] [See Conversation No. 35-88] [End of telephone conversation] [End of transcript] The President’s decisions -Cambodia -May 8, 1972 speech -November 3, 1972 Speech on Vietnam
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-14 (cont’d) -1972 Moscow Summit -Roger’s degree of support -Call to Colson -Henry A. Kissinger The President’s meeting with Melvin R. Laird and William P. Rogers -Vietnam -Public relations [PR] -Bombing -Negotiations -Deadlock -Return to May 8, 1972 policies -Resumption [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, 117, incorrectly dated January 5, 1973.] [End of transcript] Vietnam negotiations -Effect of bombing -North Vietnam -PR -Rogers -Kissinger -Congressional relations -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -William E. Timmons -PR -The President’s possible statement -Albert, Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Rogers, Laird, Kissinger -South Vietnam -“Saving Face” -Ellsworth F. Bunker [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, 117, incorrectly dated January 5, 1973.] The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 5:18 pm and 5:50 pm.
-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-14 (cont’d)
[Conversation No. 399-14B] [End of telephone conversation] [End of transcript] Bombing of North Vietnam -Laird’s photographs -Possible publicity -Hawks [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, 117, incorrectly dated January 5, 1973] [End of transcript]
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-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 393-14 (cont’d) *****************************************************************
The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 5:18 pm and 5:50 pm. [Conversation No. 393-14C]
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[End of telephone conversation] Vietnam negotiations -Terms -Prisoners of war [POW] -US withdrawal -Cease-fire -Cambodia -Laos [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation may be found in RG 460, Box 172, 117, incorrectly dated January 5, 1973.] [End of transcript] Colson left at 5:50 pm.