396

Date: 
Jan 12, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 395-26/396-1 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 11:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Rose Mary Woods, and Marjorie P. Acker. The recording began while the conversation was in progress. This is a continuation of Conversation No. 395-26. [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed.] Dictation machine -Operation -Portability -Complexity -Compared to other machines -Moscow
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Dictation machine -President's use -Memoranda for the file -Lincoln sitting room -Private memoranda -Oval Office -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Compared with other machines
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 395-26/396-1 (cont’d) -Portability -President's use -Lincoln sitting room -Oval Office -EOB office -Key Biscayne -San Clemente, California -Operation -Testing -Florida
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] 1973 Inauguration -President’s attire -Ties -Delivery -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Coat -Zosimo T. Monson -Ronald L. Ziegler -Article in Women’s Wear Daily -Tricia Nixon Cox’s wedding -Style -Inaugural manual -Dwight D. Eisenhower’s inauguration -Ties -Selection -Mrs. Nixon -Call to [First name unknown] Calkridge [?] -H.E. Harris [?] -Mrs. Nixon, Julie Nixon Eisenhower -President’s call to Muriel (“Honey”) Berlin -Patricia R. Mosbacher -Dinner for Elliot L. Richardson [?] -Designs -Fiber content
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 395-26/396-1 (cont’d) Cartoon -James Berryman -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox -Haldeman’s sister -Haldeman’s mother -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Berryman [?] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
President's schedule -Florida -Mrs. Nixon 1973 Inauguration -Congress -Honorary chairman -Inaugural committee -Recommendation -Republican -Ceremony -Invitations -White House Staff -Balls -Protocol Woods and Acker left at 11:15 am. Second term reorganization -John Mulcahy -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Assistant Secretary -Campaign donors -Inaugural committee -1973 Inauguration -Events
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 395-26/396-1 (cont’d) -Maurice H. Stans -Charles W. Colson -Press relations -John Scali -Compared to Ziegler -John D. Ehrlichman -Colson -Elliot L. Richardson -George W. Romney, John A. Volpe -Robert H. Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Herbert G. Klein -John B. Connally -John N. Mitchell -George H.W. Bush Vietnam settlement -Announcement -Henry A. Kissinger -Call to Colson -Kissinger’s trip to Hanoi -Plans -Size of Vietnam [?] -Compared to US -Compared to California and Texas Haldeman left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 396-2 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 11:43 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Zosimo Monson [?]
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-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-2 (cont’d)
Ties -Delivery -Selection -Fit -Rose Mary Woods -Purchase [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:43 am.
Conversation No. 396-3 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 11:43 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?]. Refreshments Sanchez [?] left at an unknown time before 11:43 am.
Conversation No. 396-4 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 11:43 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-152]
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 396-5 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 11:49 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule Vietnam settlement -Announcement -President's meeting with Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Plans -Ronald L. Ziegler The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 11:43 and 11:49 am. [Conversation No. 396-5A] [See Conversation No. 35-153] Bull left at an unknown time before 11:49 am.
Conversation No. 396-6 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: 11:50 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 35-109]
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 396-7 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: 11:55 am - 1:55 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. Price's schedule -Camp David President's schedule -Florida President's Inaugural speech -Theme -Quotability -Theodore (“Teddy”) Roosevelt -Lyndon B. Johnson -1968 speech -"Lower our voices" -Theme -Quotable lines -Theme -Vermont Royster -“Reaffirmation of faith” -Blacks -Crime -Overpopulation -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Attendant problems -Environment -Cities -Hospital capacity -Congress -Appalachia -Hypochondriacs -Thomas Malthus -President's college professors -Work and production
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -Latin America -Poverty -US agricultural capacity -Food production -Audience -Middle America -Rednecks -Hard hats -Intellectuals -Critics of America -Tone -Thoughtful -Patriotic -Foreign policy goals -US role in the free world -Responsibilities -Burdens -United Soviet Socialist Republic [USSR] -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Necessity -Predatory powers -Peace -U.S. position -Domestic issues -Materialism -Values -Youth -Need for renewal -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Theme -Future -Problems of the present -Past civilizations -Military and economic power -Loss of spirit -Franklin D. Roosevelt -American problems -Change -Role of leaders -Role of the people
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -Religious references -Inaugural worship service -Environmental group's meeting with President -Russell Train -1970 State of the Union speech -Eisenhower -Environmental legislation -Theme -Environment -Government's role -Individual's role Possible series of Presidential messages -Television [TV] -Congressional leaders -State of the Union Speech -Special message to Congress -Race relations -Benefits President's Inaugural speech -Environment -Price's draft -Tone -Theme -US role in the world -Responsibilities -Thomas Jefferson -Youth -US outlook -Compared to France -President's 1968 acceptance speech -Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson quotes -Message to youth -Excitement -Special time -President's 1972 acceptance speech -President’s meetings with chiefs of state -Housing, industry [?]
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -John M. “(Jack”) Lynch -US role in the world [?] -Next four years -Congressional relations -Past four years -Progress -President's trips to PRC and USSR -Next four years, next generation -Congressional relations -Democrats -Goals -Interest of government -Constitution -Theme -Hard work -Individual responsibility -Self-reliance -Other ideas -Faith [?] -Government’s role -Public’s role -Tone -Religious references -Faith -Philosophy -Faith in God -Individual responsibility -Sentiments to avoid -Franklin Roosevelt -Charles W. Colson -Massachusetts -Blacks -Vietnam settlement -Status -Past events -Foreign policy -Pride -Goals of US Vietnam settlement
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Spiro T. Agnew -Negotiations -Congressional relations -Timing -Bombing -Pressure -Phases -Timing -Congressional relations -Spending -Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Haig -Schedule -Kissinger’s briefing -Congress -Nguyen Van Thieu -Prospects for agreement -Haig’s meeting with Thieu -Congress -Public statements -Substance -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Thieu's possible position on agreement -Congress -South Vietnam’s survival -Haig meeting -Possible situation at 1973 Inauguration -President's possible statement -May 8, 1972 statement -Considerations -Announcement -Haig's schedule -Thieu -Possible agreement -Demilitarized zone provisions -Cease-fire -South Vietnam -Signing
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -Provisional Revolutionary Government [PRG] -Cease-fire provisions -US, PRC, USSR, roles -South Vietnamese leaders -Announcements -Ronald L. Ziegler -Congress -William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -Response to inquiries -Ziegler -Haig’s schedule -Thieu’s position -Kissinger’s schedule -Understanding -Ambassador [?] -President's announcement -Thieu's position -Rogers -President's response -Effect -Haig -Congress -President's announcement -U.S. military response -1973 Inauguration -Congress -Ziegler -Robert Vesco -Possibilities -Public Opinion -U.S. military response -Bombing halt -Thieu’s cooperation -South Vietnamese people -USSR -US goals -Honorable peace -Cambodia -Laos -North Vietnam
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -South Vietnam -Thieu’s cooperation -U.S. Military Response -Bombing -1973 Inauguration -Situation -Announcement -Congress President's inaugural speech -Vietnam -US role in world -Vietnam -Challenges of the future -Foreign policy -US responsibility in peacetime -"Peace with honor" -Wording -Meaning US foreign policy -South Vietnam -Thieu -Survival -US aid -Effect -Possible announcement -President’s Inaugural speech -Peace message -PRC, USSR -Middle East -Nicaragua -Earthquake -Uganda -South Vietnam -Continuation of US role -Public opinion -USSR -Anatoliy F. Dobryin -Vietnam settlement
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d)
President's Inaugural speech -Price’s thoughts Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:55 am. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:55 pm. President's inaugural speech -Themes -Future -Critics of US -Loss of faith -Vietnam announcement -"New Majority" -Press response -November 3, 1969, and May 8, 1972 speeches -Press response -PRC -Arrogance -Pandering -Racial references -"One America" -President's 1968 campaign -Blacks, Jews -Theme for next four years -Public opinion Press relations -Price’s views -Response to President's actions -Frustration -Moscow summit -May 8, 1972 speech -1972 election -Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnam -Bombing, mining
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d)
President's Inaugural speech -Themes -Price’s ideas Press relations -Congressional relations -Washington Post [?] -Edward M. Kennedy [?] -Analysis -Writing -Analysis -George S. McGovern -Spokesman -Memorandum from Price -Public response -Vietnam, busing, welfare -Personality -Julie Nixon Eisenhower [?] Politics -Price’s views -Government -[First name unknown] Berry -Book -The Best and the Brightest -David Halberstam New era -New ideas -1970s -People's desires -1960s -Racial unrest -Vietnam War -Effect President's accomplishments -Revenue sharing -Mayors and governors
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-7 (cont’d) -Support for the President -1972 election -Richard Daley, Mayor of Chicago Nelson A. Rockefeller -Kissinger [?] -Reagan -Winston Churchill -Burdens of leadership President's staff -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissinger The President’s schedule -Appointment President's Inaugural speech -Drafting -Camp David Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:55 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm. The President’s schedule [?] Price left at 1:55 pm.
Conversation No. 396-8 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 1:56 pm Location: Executive Office Building
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-8 (cont’d) The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm.
Conversation No. 396-9 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: 1:56 pm - 2:00 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Papers Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Tour Dwight L. Chapin [?] President's schedule -People's Republic of China [PRC] acrobats’ reception -Helicopter -Florida -Item to be taken -Tricia Nixon Cox -Call from President -Message -Executive Office Building [EOB]
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 396-9 (cont’d) -Routine -Zosimo T. Monson -Coat -Florida -Items to be taken Bull left at 2:00 pm.
Conversation No. 396-10 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: Unknown between 2:00 pm and 2:45 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Zosimo T. Monson. President's briefcases Monson left at an unknown time before 2:45 pm.