397

Date: 
Jan 19, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
Embedded Scribd iPaper - Requires Javascript and Flash Player
-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 397-1 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 8:38 am - 8:43 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Inaugural activities -Symphonic concert -Guests in Presidential box -Possible remarks by President -Cast party -Performers on stage -Public Broadcasting System coverage An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:38 am. -John A. Scali [?] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:43 am. -Possible remarks by President -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Eisaku Sato -Prayer breakfast -Date -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Prayer breakfast -Cabinet -Church service -Rabbi Edward Magnin -Archbishop Joseph Bernardin -Receiving line -Mrs. Nixon -Photograph
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-1 (cont’d) -Graham -Blue Room -Barber -Henry A. Kissinger -Location Bull left at 8:43 am.
Conversation No. 397-2 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 9:32 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-1]
Conversation No. 397-3 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 9:33 am - 9:34 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 36-2]
Conversation No. 397-4 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:34 am and 9:35 am Location: Executive Office Building
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-4 (cont’d) The President met with an unknown person. Instructions The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:35 am.
Conversation No. 397-5 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 9:35 am - 10:55 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. President's Inaugural speech -Past accomplishments -Peking, Moscow, Vietnam -Wording -Revisions -Great powers' relations -Vietnam references -Bold initiatives -Vietnam -Wording -New directions -Vietnam -Peking, Moscow, Vietnam -Saigon -New relationships -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Wording -Development of new policies -Vietnam references -Foreign policy in general -Change -Peking, Moscow
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) -Vietnam War -New initiatives -Great powers' relationships -1972 accomplishments -Wording -World War II -Peking and Moscow trips -New relationships -Wording -Revisions -Paternalism reference -Wording -Self help -Style -Simplicity -Liberty reference -Government references -Wording Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:05 am. Kissinger's schedule -Paris -Meeting with Price President's Inaugural speech -Review of foreign policy portions -Wording -Tone -John F. Kennedy's Inaugural speech -Portions for Kissinger's review -Domestic issues President's schedule -Meeting with Price Price left at 10:12 am. Price's work
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) -Quality Florida trip -Weather Vietnam settlement -Status -Barry M. Goldwater, John C. Stennis -Prospects -President's Inaugural speech -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger's statement -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Ending the war -Thieu -Resignation -Compared to October 1972 agreements -North Vietnamese text -Public statements -Press reaction -Changes since October 1972 -[First name unknown] Leeks [?] -Michael J. “Mike” Mansfield -Concessions -Impasse -North Vietnamese position -Prisoners of War [POWs] -December 1972 bombing -Effects -Breakthrough -Press response -Thieu -Haig's schedule President's schedule -Meeting with Haig -Inaugural activities -Inaugural speech -Swearing-in ceremony
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) -Parade -Balls -Worship service -Family reception -Cease-fire announcement -President's preparation Vietnam settlement -Cease-fire announcement -Thieu -Press coverage -National assembly -Changes to agreement -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Possible trip to Saigon -Spiro T. Agnew -Bombing Agnew -Relationships with President -Role of Vice President -Clinton Rossiter's book -President's work as Vice President under Dwight D. Eisenhower -1958 -Caracas -Moscow trip -Nikita Khrushchev -Eisenhower's heart attack -Interests -Travel -William P. Rogers -Possible results -Iranian oil companies -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip -Moscow trip -Possible trips -Southeast Asia -Saigon -Moscow
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) -Pre-negotiations -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John N. Mitchell -President's travels under Eisenhower -Korea -Message -Negotiations -Trip around world -John Foster Dulles -Eisenhower's attitude -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Harry S. Truman -State Department preparations -North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Afghanistan -Results -Compared to Agnew -Inauguration of Arturo Frondizi -Dulles -Ghana -State Department -Central America in 1955 -Latin America in 1958 -Initiative -Soviet Union -Initiative -Dulles, Christian A. Herter -Trips -Purpose -Role of negotiator -Kissinger -Agnew -Press conferences -Possible action by President -Possible trip -Southeast Asia, India -Cambodia, Laos, South Vietnam -Thailand -Indonesia -Southeast Asia
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) Vietnam settlement -Kissinger's schedule -President's announcement -Timing -Preparation -Press questions -Agreement -Haldeman -Thieu -Press statements -Thieu's position -Haig -Press relations -Columbia Broadcast System [CBS] -Coverage -Withdrawal for Prisoners of War [POWs] -History books -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Possible Thieu meeting -Concessions -Sale option -Agnew -President -Travel -Announcement -Timing -Kissinger's schedule -Possible announcement by the President -Thieu's position -Rejection -President's attitude -Possible signing and initialing -Follow-up -Kissinger’s role -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -State Department -Haig -Thieu -National assembly
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-5 (cont’d) -Haig -Goldwater, Stennis -Congressional support -Announcement -Unanimous agreement Kissinger's schedule -Meeting with Price -Timing -Meeting with friends -Meeting with Price -Meeting with Marshall Green and U. Alexis Johnson -Possible follow-up with President -Message -Meeting with Price -Timing Kissinger left at 10:55 am.
Conversation No. 397-6 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 11:07 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
********************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Food order -Consume [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] ***********************************************************************
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-6 (cont’d)
President's schedule -Meeting with Raymond K. Price, Jr. Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:07 am.
Conversation No. 397-7 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:55 am and 11:25 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. President's schedule -Meeting rescheduling -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler Ziegler entered at 11:07 am. 1973 Inauguration -Photographic coverage -Film, still pictures -Press relations -President's Inaugural speech -Advance copies -Possible revisions -Timing -Distribution -Joseph W. Alsop -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Press coverage -Afternoon newspapers -Length, subject -Wilson -Ziegler's previous statements
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-7 (cont’d) Press relations [?] -President’s supposition Los Angeles Dodgers’ baseball game [?] -Performance Dwight D. Eisenhower -Snobs -Speaking out Whittier College football coaches -George Allen -Allen's successor -Allen's predecessor -Don Coryell -Allen's successor -Record -San Diego State -St. Louis Cardinals -Record Ziegler and Price left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 397-8 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:26 am and 11:52 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. President's Inaugural speech -Henry A. Kissinger's review -George P. Shultz [?] -Content and wording -Policy references -Bold move reference
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-8 (cont’d) -Typing -Content and wording -Last sentence -Paternalism reference -Average person -Government -Responsibility -Foreign policy -Typing -Revisions An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 11:26 am and 11:52 am. President's Inaugural speech -Wording -Tone -Request for prayers -Tone -Kissinger's review -Wording -Responsibility -Relations with other nations President's schedule Price's schedule -Meeting with Kissinger Price left at an unknown time before 11:52 am.
Conversation No. 397-9 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:26 am and 11:52 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-9 (cont’d)
Kissinger's schedule -Meeting with Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [?]
Conversation No. 397-10 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:26 am and 11:52 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-3]
Conversation No. 397-11 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 11:52 am - 11:53 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Stephen B. Bull. [See Conversation No. 36-4]
Conversation No. 397-12 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 11:56 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator.
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-12 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 36-5]
Conversation No. 397-13 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 11:56 am - 11:59 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 36-6]
Conversation No. 397-14 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:59 am and 12:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President's dictating machine -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's office -Malfunctions -Call to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Food Order [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-14 (cont’d) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:15 pm.
Conversation No. 397-15 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:59 am and 12:15 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] President’s schedule -Work pressures -Vietnam settlement -President’s Inaugural speech Vietnam settlement [?] -Relations with South Vietnam [?] -National Assembly [?] Manolo Sanchez [?] entered and left at an unknown time between 11:59 am and 12:15 pm. -Announcement Report from H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Charles W. Colson [?] -Responsibilities Vietnam settlement -Henry A. Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [?] -Prospects [?] 1973 Inauguration [?] -Reception
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-15 (cont’d) -President’s Inaugural speech [?] -Bombing of North Vietnam [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 397-16 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 12:15 pm -12:30 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. President's Inaugural speech -Kissinger's assessment -Peking, Moscow references -Traditional friendships -Revisions -Points to emphasize -Wording -Responsibility Stephen B. Bull entered at 12:17 pm. Documents -Signing President's schedule -Barber's appointment -Documents -Signing -Necessity -Work priorities -Domestic Council -Paper -Decisions
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-16 (cont’d) -Documents -Signing Bull left at 12:22 pm. President's Inaugural speech -Foreign policy -US responsibilities in world -Relations with other nations -Wording -Presidential leadership -Public opinion -Accomplishments -Draft -Time of delivery -Ronald L. Ziegler -Advance copies -Joseph W. Alsop -Delivery of speech draft Price left at 12:30 pm.
Conversation No. 397-17 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:30 pm and 12:37 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files. This is a continuation of Conversation No. 397-15. The President replayed a portion of a recorded memorandum.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] President’s Inaugural speech
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-17 (cont’d) -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Suggestion -Drafting [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 397-18 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 12:30 pm and 1:13 pm Location: Executive Office Building President [?] met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Inquiry [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:13 pm.
Conversation No. 397-19 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:13 pm and 1:16 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-19 (cont’d) Suits President's schedule -Photograph session Ziegler left at an unknown time before 1:16 pm.
Conversation No. 379-20 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: 1:16 pm - 1:18 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler, members of the press, and the White House photographer. [Photograph session] Ziegler, et al., left at 1:18 pm.
Conversation No. 397-21 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Items for Stephen B. Bull Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 397-22 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?]. Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 397-23 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Food order [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09)
Conversation No. 397-24 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:18 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the files. This is a continuation of Conversation No. 397-17.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift] Dictation -Testing -Previous recording 1973 Inauguration -Promises [?] -Press relations [?] Nellie L. Yates entered at unknown time after 1:18 pm. Greeting Yates left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm. 1973 Inauguration -Photograph opportunity -Press relations Vietnam settlement [?] -Spiro T. Agnew [?] The President’s schedule [?] -John D. Ehrlichman [?] -Stephen B. Bull [?] -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope [Pause]
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-24 (cont’d)
Vietnam settlement -Negotiations [?] -Ambassador [?] -President’s possible television [TV] appearance -Bombing [?] -Henry A. Kissinger -Signing [?] -Possible travels Second term reorganization [?] -John N. Mitchell -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] -Federal government -Relations with states -Unknown person -Personal ambition Vietnam settlement -Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Congressional relations -Announcement -Bombing -Kissinger’s return [?] Bryce Felder [?] -Organization -Spending [?] -Charles W. Colson -Response Inaugural Committee -Chairman Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Robert F. Kennedy Press relations [?]
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan.-09) Conversation No. 397-24 (cont’d)
1973 Inauguration -Attendance -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Secret Service -Lewis Powell -President’s Inaugural speech [?] [End segment reviewed under deed of gift] *****************************************************************
Conversation No. 397-25/398-1 Date: January 19, 1973 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 4:10 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr. President’s Inaugural speech -Draft -Vietnam settlement -Announcement by President -Word count -Content and wording -Sharing -Revisions -Price’s suggestion -Great powers reference -Henry A. Kissinger -Balance of power -Possible use of figures The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 4:10 pm. [Continued as Conversation No. 398-1]