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Date: 
Jan 05, 1973 - Jan 08, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08)
Conversation No. 394-1 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 12:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:02 pm.
Conversation No. 394-2 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 12:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson -Trip to Camp David -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-2 (cont’d) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Meeting with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Rose Mary Woods -Possible meeting with Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Recommendation -January 20, 1973 [1973 Inauguration] -David N. Parker -US Organization [USO] medal -Volunteers, overseas, armed forces -Shows -Previous meeting -Trip to Camp David -Congressional relations
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Bull left at an unknown time before 12:02 pm.
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08)
Conversation No. 394-3 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:02 pm and 12:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Vietnam negotiations -Press relations -Television [TV] news coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Congress -“End-the-war fulminations” -Balance -John G. Tower -Robert J. Dole -US bombing North of 20th Parallel -Hospital -W. Ramsey Clark -John F. Kennedy -Bay of Pigs -Colson’s office -Press relations -Congressional relations -Colson’s recent conversation with John A. Scali -Scali’s conversations -[North Vietnam] -James Roosevelt -Democrats -Samuel Rayburn -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Foreign policy -Scali -The President’s recent bipartisan leadership meeting -Colson’s possible role -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -Foreign policy -Ronald L. Ziegler -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d) -Public opinion -US bombing north of the 20th Parallel -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -Purpose -Statements by the President and Kissinger -Time -Congressional relations -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -October 8, 1972 agreement -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -November 1972 -North Vietnam’s military tactics -Resumption of talks -Tone -Cessation of US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Haiphong, Hanoi -Duration -Prisoners of War [POWS] -US withdrawal -Cease-fire -Public opinion -William E. Timmons -Personality -Clark MacGregor -Colson’s conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Attack line -Barry M. Goldwater -Charge [against Democrats] -US withdrawal -POWs -The President’s objectives -Peace -Cease-fire -Cambodia, Laos, Indochina -Compared to opponents’ objective -US -Southeast Asia, world -Idealism
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d) -Cease-fire -Morality White House staff -Congressional relations -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s view -Timmons -The President’s role -The President’s conversation with Haldeman -Need for meeting -1972 election -Workload -Second term reorganization -Colson’s work with John D. Ehrlichman -New Majority Second term reorganization -The President’s schedule -Roy L. Ash -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -Colson’s schedule -1972 election -Meeting with Roosevelt Watergate -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Possible plea -Colson’s meeting with Ehrlichman -Colson’s role -Conversations with the US Attorney -Colson’s role -Contacts with [William O. Bittman] -US Attorney -Hunt’s cooperation -Hunt’s loss of [Dorothy Hunt] -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Haldeman -Howard Hunt -Family -Dorothy Hunt
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d) -Children -Possible clemency -Jail sentence -Duration -Justification -Howard Hunt’s family -Dorothy Hunt -Children -Timing -Christmas -Justification -Howard Hunt’s family -Colson’s involvement -Deniability -Roles -John N. Mitchell -Magruder -Haldeman -John W. Dean, III -Knowledge -The President's knowledge -Motives -Plan to disrupt Republican National Convention -Howard Hunt -Possible clemency -Justification -Timing -Burglars -Cubans -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Colson’s involvement -Deniability -Justification -Howard Hunt’s family -Colson’s conversation [with William O. Bittman] -The President’s awareness -Timing -Christmas -Howard Hunt’s finances -Taxes
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d) -Bittman -Colson’s efforts Congressional relations -Attitudes -The President’s conversation with Colson -Democrats -Division -1972 election -Republicans -Attitude -Leadership -Hugh Scott -The President’s meeting with Haldeman -Senators -Leadership -Scott -Charles H. Percy -The President’s meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Recent trip -Report -Meeting with Kissinger -Timing -Christmas 1972 -Effect -“Hawks” -Colson’s conversation with Kissinger -Tone -Conversation with Kissinger -Vietnam negotiations -Success -Anti-Ballistic Missiles -Judges -Vietnam negotiations -Future -The President’s view -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” comment, October 26, 1972
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d) -Effect -1972 election -Public relations [PR] -Success or failure -The President’s responsibility -Congressional relations -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -John A. Scali -North Vietnam infiltration -Timing -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] reports -Scali -Buildup -Lyndon B. Johnson [?] -Colson’s conversation with an unknown person -Kissinger -Publicity -Leaks -US bombing north of 20th Parallel -Justification -Possible North Vietnam offensive The President’s schedule -Bipartisan leadership meeting -Remarks Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:02 pm. -Refreshment -Consumme Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:36 pm. Colson talked with Holly Holm at an unknown time between 12:02 pm and 12:36 pm. [Conversation No. 394-3A] [See Conversation No. 35-91] [End of telephone conversation]
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-3 (cont’d)
Watergate -U.S. Attorney [Harold H. Titus, Jr.] -[Earl J. Silbert] -Background -Justice Department -1964 -1970 -Career -Success, failure -Titus -Reappointment -Burglars -Plea -Congressional relations -Immunization -Lying -The President’s current meeting with Colson -Colson’s relationship with Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Colson’s conversation with DeVan L. Shumway -Ehrlichman -Mitchell -Perjury -Congressional relations Congressional relations -Timmons -Telephone call from Colson Colson left at an unknown time before 12:36 pm.
Conversation No. 394-4 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:02 pm and 12:36 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. 394-4 (cont’d)
[See Conversation No. 35-92]
Conversation No. 394-5 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:02 pm and 12:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-93]
Conversation No. 394-6 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: 12:36 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-94]
Conversation No. 394-7 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 1:02 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson. Telephone call -Ronald L. Ziegler’s schedule -Press conference
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-7 (cont’d)
The President talked with Stephen B. Bull between 12:37 pm and 12:38 pm. [Conversation No. 394-7A] [See Conversation No. 35-95] Congressional relations -Colson's recent conversations with William E. Timmons -Tone -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -George H. Mahon -Standing ovation -Democrats, Republicans -Hugh Scott -Gerald R. Ford -Henry A. Kissinger’s meeting with Scott and Ford -Kissinger meeting with Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield -Timmon’s schedule -[Freshmen Congressmen and bipartisan leadership reception] Colson take with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:38 pm and 1:02 pm. [See Conversation No. 35-96] Colson talked with Timmons at an unknown time between 12:38 pm and 1:02 pm. [See Conversation No. 35-96] Congressional relations -Mansfield -Possibility of leaks -Timmons’s schedule -Meeting with Scott, Ford -Timmons -Personality -Enthusiasm -Overstatements -Ronald L. Ziegler -Scott, Ford
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-7 (cont’d)
Unemployment -Statistics -Lack of change -Herbert Stein’s view -Revisions -January 1973, December, November, October 1972 Stock market -Status -Press relations -Associated Press [AP] -Washington Star -AP -Wire service reports -Wall Street Roberto Clemente fund -Daniel M. Galbreath’s statement -The President’s meeting with Galbreath, Dave Giusti [and Steve Blass] -“Sports city” -The President’s message and contribution Press relations -The President’s schedule -January 1, 1973 -Roger H. Mudd -Frank Cormier’s AP article -Timing -Oval Office -[Lock on door] -New York Daily News -Second term reorganization -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Swearing in as Army Vice Chief of Staff -Distinguished Service Medal -The President’s presentation -Washington Star -AP -Harry S. Truman’s memorial service
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-7 (cont’d) -The President’s attendance -Mary McGrory -The President’s telephone call to Lyndon B. Johnson -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Public relations -Independence, Missouri -John A. Scali -Funeral -Television [TV] -Middle America -Archie Bunker -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Edward M. Kennedy -Washingtonian magazine article -Liberal orientation -New Yorker -[Nancy Clinch] -Background -Psychology -Kennedy Family -Presidency -Assassination fears -Expectations -Harvard University -Rugby match, 1954 -Women -Drinking -Driving -Chappaquiddick -Colson’s conversation with the President -Agnew -Amanda Burden Watergate -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, Colson -Cover-up -Possible revelation -Knowledge -Ronald L. Ziegler’s possible statement -John N. Mitchell
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-7 (cont’d) -Order -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Hearsay -Magruder -Work with Colson -Haldeman -Role -Approval -Hearsay -Decisions -Decisions -Mitchell -Indirect approval -Loss of memory -Colson’s view -Personality -February – April 1972 -Preoccupation -Richard G. Kleindienst -Lack of fears -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -The President’s trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -1972 election Congressional relations -Tone -White House Staff -The President’s meeting with Haldeman -The President’s previous crises -Ehrlichman -Meeting with Congressional leaders -The President’s role compared to White House Staff role -Ehrlichman, Haldeman, Clarke MaGregor, Colson The President’s schedule -Meeting with President of Israel [S. Zalman Shazar] -Freshman Congressman reception -Handshaking
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-7 (cont’d) -Camp David Congressional relations -Vietnam negotiations -The President’s meeting with Haldeman and Henry A. Kissinger -Treason charge -Colson -US bombing of North Vietnam -Kissinger’s return to Paris -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -Instructions for Scali -Transcript -Ziegler’s press conference -US bombing of North Vietnam -White House -Chronology Press relations -Scali -Meeting with the President -White House -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -The President’s remarks Colson left at 1:02 pm.
Conversation No. 394-8 Date: January 5, 1973 Time: 1:04 pm - 1:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Freshmen Congressman bipartisan leadership reception, January 5, 1973 -Unknown person -The President’s conversation with Stephen B. Bull
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-8 (cont’d) -Press pool -Robert F. Clark -Frank Van Der Linden -Linda J. Heffner of Philadelphia Bulletin -Jerald F. (“Jerry”) terHorst -Allan Palmer of Oklahoman -Ann Schmidt of Denver Post -Edgar Allan Poe of New Orleans Time Picayune -Fay Wells -Des Moines Register -Don Kaul -Louise Hutchinson -Chicago Tribune Press relations -Ziegler’s press conference -Vietnam negotiations -The President’s May 8, 1972 decision -The President’s bipartisan leadership meeting -Congressional relations -US withdrawal -William E. Timmons -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Continuation of war -Compared to cease-fire -Cambodia, Laos -End of war -Responsibility Ziegler left at 1:08 pm.
Conversation No. 394-9 Date: January 5, 6, 7, or 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm, January 5, 1973 and 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person.
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-9 (cont’d)
The President’s schedule [?] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973.
Conversation No. 394-10 Date: January 5, 6, 7 or 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm, January 5, 1973 and 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. Item for the President’s briefcase The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973.
Conversation No. 394-11 Date: January 5, 6, 7, or 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm, January 5, 1973, and 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-11 (cont’d) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973.
Conversation No. 394-12 Date: January 5, 6, 7, or 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm, January 5, 1973 and 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown person. The President's appreciation The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973.
Conversation No. 394-13 Date: January 5, 6, 7 or 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm, January 5, 1973 and 2:56 pm, January 8, 1973 Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-97]
Conversation No. 394-14 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: 2:56 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler. [See Conversation No. 35-155]
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Conversation No. 394-15 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-98]
Conversation No. 394-16 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: 3:04 pm - 3:11 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 35-99]
Conversation No. 394-17 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:11 pm and 3:26 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with an unknown man.
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-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-17 (cont’d)
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 3:26 pm
Conversation No. 394-18 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: 3:26 pm - 3:28 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's schedule -Meeting with reporters -Seating arrangements Ziegler left at 3:28 pm.
Conversation No. 394-19 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: 3:29 pm - 4:04 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Helen Thomas, Fran Lewine, and Ronald L. Ziegler. The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Birthday greetings Women clothing The President's schedule -Inaugural speech
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-19 (cont’d) -Lyndon B. Johnson Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:29 pm. Refreshments -Coffee Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:04 pm. Birthdays -Women’s interest -The President’s service as Vice President -Greetings to Congress, governors -Changes -Decades -Rose Mary Woods -Friend's 70th birthday -The President's 60th birthday -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Age -William P. Rogers Age -The President's conversation with George H.W. Bush -Candidates -Congress -Quality, organization -House of Representatives -Maximum age -First candidacy -Exceptions -Physical requirements -Seniority -Chairman, Speaker of the House -Senate -Maximum age -Experience -Chairman -Exceptions -[Name unintelligible]
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-19 (cont’d) -Wife -James J. Wadsworth -Influence on the President -The President's age -Candidacies for House of Representatives and Senate -Judges -Earl Warren -Vigor -The President's appointments to Supreme Court -Maximum age -Value of experience -Harry A. Blackman -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Charles S. Rhyne's comments -William H. Rehnquist -Powell -Other courts -Maximum age -Rehnquist -Women -Men -Exceptions -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Konrad Adenauer -Meetings with the President -[First name unknown] Yoshito [?] -Japan -Meeting with the President -Adenauer -Gen. Charles A.J.M deGaulle -Winston S. Churchill -Herbert C. Hoover -Accomplishments late in life -The President's view -Ages 20,30,40,50 -Importance of young people -Older people -Utility -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Stephen B. Bull
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-19 (cont’d) -Tricia Nixon Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Importance of physical fitness -Charles B. ("Bud") Wilkinson -The President's exercise routine at Camp David -Secret Service -World leaders -France, Britain -Churchill, de Gaulle -Physical, mental, and emotional demands -Orientation to future -Slowing down -Doctors -Burdens of office -Effects -Heart attack -Compared to boredom -Johnson -Heart problems -Relevance to office -Gen. Douglas MacArthur -Hoover -Value of interaction with young people -The President’s thoughts on decade ahead -Compared to last decade -1962 defeat -California governor -Second term Items in office -Photographs -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Birthday celebration -Mrs. Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Woods -Gifts -White House staff Ms. Thomas, Levine and Ziegler left at 4:04 pm.
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Conversation No. 394-20 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: Unknown between 4:04 pm and 4:05 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 Date: January 8, 1973 Time: Between 4:05 pm and 5:32 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Charles W. Colson and Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's interview with Helen Thomas and Fran Lewine -Comments on age -Publication date The President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull -Meetings -George P. Shultz -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Frederic V. Malek -Shultz -Publicity -Possible photograph opportunity -Timing
-25NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -Chart -Ziegler's call to Shultz Wholesale price index -Briefing -Ahalt Dawson [?] -Meeting -Purpose -Publicity -Quadriad -Camp David -Photograph -Shultz's briefing Ziegler left at 4:10 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Jay Lovestone -Democrats -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Statement -Opposition to the President -Lovestone analysis -Value to the President -The President’s critics -Irresponsibility -Democrats, Republicans -Prolonging the war -Press relations -Herbert G. Klein -W. Ramsey Clark -Civilian casualties -Double standard -Kidnappings, hospitals -Atrocities -Chronology -The President’s schedule [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation appears in RG 460, Box 172 (1-6)]
-26NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) [End of transcript] The President's birthday -Interview -Wire services -Saul Pett -Release -Comments on age -Congress -Konrad Adenauer, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Winston S. Churchill, Gen. Charles A.J.M deGaulle -John B. Connally -Spiro T. Agnew -Eisenhower Book [?] -Evaluation -Medicines -Will to live -Heart disease, cancer -Christian Science Colson's White House responsibilities -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -1972 election -Plans for future -Running an operation -Kenneth E. BeLieu -Congressional relations -Kenneth W. Clawson -Al Abrams -Counsellors -Task force -BeLieu -Staffing -Issues -Frank L. Rizzo -Busing
-27NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) ***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1972 election -Opposition to the President -Establishment, press -The President’s standing -Compared to George S. McGovern in polls -Pierre Salinger -The President’s strategy -Use of surrogates -McGovern’s campaign -May 8, 1972 decision [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President's second term -Goals -Number -Legislation -Labor management -Establishment -Opposition -Republican Party base -Political goals -McGovern -Fundraising -Committee for a Democratic Majority -Beliefs -Robert S. Strauss -Connally -McGovern -Conservative Democrats -Connally and Lyndon B. Johnson -Money
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-28NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] -Compared to the President [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Government spending -David S. Broder -View of spending -Conservatives -Patrick J. Buchanan -Colson’s theory -Busing -Congressional relations -Republican majority -Taxes -Compared to administration position -Less bureaucracy -State interests -Vietnam settlement -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Exports -Government’s role -Revenue sharing Second term -Compared to first term -New prosperity -Overspending by Congress -Inflation -Taxes -William E. Timmons -Colson's role -George H.W. Bush -Access to Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Shultz -William J. Baroody, Jr. -Recognition
-29NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -Clawson -Abilities -Colson's conversation with Haldeman -Colson’s schedule Bombing of North Vietnam -Louis P. Harris -Public reaction -Past presidents -Public opinion -1964 -1956 -Perspective -Support for the President -Opposition -Erosion -Congress -Opposition reaction -Criticism of targets -Hospital -Carpet bombing -Marshalling yards -Military installations -Airplane losses Press relations -Press conference -Klein -Ehrlichman Supreme Court -Ehrlichman -Possible future position -Potter Stewart -William H. Rehnquist -Stewart -"Georgetown Set" -Possible vacancies -William O. Douglas -Possibility of resignation
-30NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -Optimum age for appointment -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Resignation -Harry A. Blackmun -Warren E. Burger -Resignation -Earl Warren -Optimum age -The President's previous interview -Rehnquist -Hugo Black -Powell -Congress -Bush -William E. Brock III -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr. -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Safe Republican districts -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Ronald W. Reagan Rockefeller -Proposed drug program -Mandatory life sentences -Polling -Harris -Taxes -Proposed drug and crime program
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-31NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) 1972 election -New York -Final results -Certification -New Majority -Illinois -Gains in Republican Congressman -Ohio -Michigan -Fred Schwengel -Daughter’s work for the President -Personality [End of segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
The President's Cabinet -Eisenhower’s Cabinet -Peter J. Brennan -Elliot L. Richardson -Earl L. Butz -Rogers C. B. Morton -Claude S. Brinegar -William P. Rogers -Richard G. Kleindienst -James T. Lynn -Abilities -Caspar (“Cap”) W. Weinberger -Evaluation -Intelligence -Kleindienst -Compared to Richardson, Melvin R. Laird -Class standing at Harvard University -Rogers -[David] Kenneth Rush -Morton -Lynn -Brennan -Education
-32NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d)
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Broadcasting licensing standards -The President's meeting with Ehrlichman -Domestic Council -Clay (“Tom”) Whitehead -Statements -Television [TV] license renewals -Charles Crutchfield -Presentation -Support for bill -Speech -Approval -Colson, Klein, Ehrlichman -TV content -Responsibility of broadcasters -Meeting with Whitehead, Klein, Ziegler -Congressional action -Bill -Purpose -Chance of passage -Stability -Responsibility -John W. Chancellor -Broadcaster’s program selection
-33NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -Klein -Ziegler -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Klein -Ziegler -Cole -Robert A.Griffin -Brown -Neighborhood councils -Privacy considerations -Public opinion -Administration position [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation appears in RG 460, Box 172 (6-13).] [End of transcript] John F. Kennedy -Length of time since death -Reputation -Harris -Ratings of Presidents -Abraham Lincoln -Martyrdom
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-34NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) *****************************************************************
The President talked with the White House operator at 5:25 pm. [Conversation No. 394-21/395-1A] [See Conversation No. 35-100] [End of telephone conversation] White House operators [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation appears in RG 460, Box 172 (13-15)] [End of transcript] The President's birthday Col. Richard T. Kennedy entered at 5:30 pm. The President's age -Service as Vice President An unknown person entered at 5:30 pm. Food order The unknown person left at an unknown time after 5:30 pm. Colson's age Colson left at 5:32 pm. Reply to the President's letter to Chou En-Lai -Tone Henry A. Kissinger -Report on Vietnam negotiations -Tone
-35NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -Mood -Camp David -The President’s warning Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnamese position -Timing of statements -Kissinger -Events of previous week -The President's expectations -North Vietnam -Tough stance -Delaying tactics -Le Duc Tho -Statement An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:32 pm. Food delivery The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:34 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger -The President's expectations -U.S. position -Liberal critics -Effect -Kissinger’s view -Bombing of North Vietnam -Critics reaction -Narrowing of issues -Protocol -William H. Sullivan -Kissinger -Last meeting -South Vietnamese position -Nguyen Van Thieu -Possible action -Signing
-36NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept.-08) Conversation No. 394-21/395-1 (cont’d) -North Vietnamese position -Cease-fire -Aid program -Rebuilding -US sincerity -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin *****************************************************************
[The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 5:34 pm.] [See Conversation No. 395-1 for continuation.]