399

Date: 
Jan 22, 1973
Location: 
Executive Office Building
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-1NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09)
Conversation No. 399-1 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 7:56 am and 8:15 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to William F. (“Billy”) Graham. Church service -Choir -Lord's Prayer
Conversation No. 399-2 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Between 8:15 am and 9:10 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam settlement -Kissinger’s trip -Negotiations -Status -Prospects -South Vietnam -Kissinger's schedule [?] -Signing Announcement -William P. Rogers -Press relations -Newspapers -Washington Post -Newsweek -Skepticism -Withdrawal -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield [?]
-2NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-2 (cont’d) -Congressional relations -Laos and Cambodia -Public Relations [PR] strategy -Critic’s response -Public opinion -Prolonging war -Kissinger’s statements -Bombing halt -The President’s opponents -Destruction -Kissinger’s role -The President’s work on domestic issues -Herbert G. Klein -John A. Scali -David K. E. Bruce -Reassignment -Ambassadorship -Australia [?] -Great Britain [?] -Melvin R. Laird -Medal of Freedom -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Walter J. Hickel -Bruce -PR Strategy -The President’s opponents -Effect on peace -Haig -Nguyen Van Thieu -December 1972 bombing -Effect -Le Duc Tho -Sovereignty -Prisoners of War [POWs] -South Vietnam -Negotiations -Announcement -Expected public response -Timing
-3NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-2 (cont’d) -News reports -Initialing -Washington Post -Ronald L. Ziegler -Haig -South Vietnam -North Vietnam -Protocals -Thieu -North Vietnam -Economic aid -Request -Signing -Congressional approval -Publicity -Kissinger’s trip -US – Democratic Republic Vietnam economic commission -South Vietnam -Troop withdrawal provisions -POWs -Possible statement by Kissinger -Mansfield -Frank F. Church -Cambodia, Laos -North Vietnam December 1972 bombing -The President’s achievement -Practical solution -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [?] -George S. McGovern memorandum -October 1972 statements -Thieu -October 8, 1972 agreement -National Council of National Reconciliation and Concord (NCRC) -South Viertnam -Rogers -North Vietman -Announcement -Timing -Kissinger’s briefing
-4NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-2 (cont’d) -Press relations -Haldeman -Charles H. Percy -Charles McC Mathias, Jr. -Mansfield -North Vietnamese -Congressional relations -Resolution -War powers -Democrats -Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy -Jacob V. Javits -Republicans -Rogers -Paris -State Department -Presidential authority -Thieu -Saigon -Rogers -Economic aid -Elections -North Vietnam -Rogers -Briefing -Congressional leaders -Elliot L. Richardson and Rogers -Kissinger's role -The President's role -Capitol Hill -Cabinet -Richardson -Rogers -Signing -Congressional briefing -Press briefing -Chou En-Lai -Japan -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Thieu
-5NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-2 (cont’d) -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Thieu -Reliability -Response -International conference -France -Maurice Schumann -Location -Paris -Copenhagen -Vienna -Schumann -Location -Paris -Helsinki -South Vietnam -Denmark -Socialists -Copenhagen -Paris -Opposition to The President -South Vietnam -Germany [?] -Vienna -Communications -Signing -Timing -Letter to Thieu -Haig -Compared to Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Thieu Kissinger left at 9:10 am.
Conversation No. 399-3 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:47 am
-6NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-3 (cont’d) Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to William F. (“Billy”) Graham; this is a continuation of the dictation in Conversation No. 399-1. The President replayed a portion of the dictation. Church service -Lord’s Prayer -Choir -Edgar Magnin's talk -Length -Graham’s talk -Length -Inspiration Graham’s support in first term The President's goals -Peace, prosperity The President replayed a portion of the dictation. Closing
Conversation No. 399-4 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:47 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a letter to Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope. Hope's Christmas television [TV] special -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon' and Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Family viewing -Opinion -Performers
-7NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-4 (cont’d) -Delores Hope -Servicemen's response -Les Brown's performance -Closing -World War II -Korean War, Vietnam War -Morale of servicemen -Hope's contribution to country -Support for US policy -Hope's appearance President's goals for second term Delores Hope Closing
Conversation No. 399-5 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:47 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Delivery to Rose Mary Woods -Transcription -Marjorie P. Acker Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:47 am.
Conversation No. 399-6 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:47 am Location: Executive Office Building
-8NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-6 (cont’d)
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam settlement -Announcement -Use of "peace with honor" wording
Conversation No. 399-7 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:10 am and 9:47 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 36-36]
Conversation No. 399-8 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:47 am and 9:53 am Location: Executive Office Building The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 36-37]
Conversation No. 399-9 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:53 am and 10:14 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
-9NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-9 (cont’d)
Debbie Terry [?] -Meeting with the President Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:14 am.
Conversation No. 399-10 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 9:53 am and 10:14 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Debbie Terry[?] at an unknown time after 9:53 am. Request for a copy of an item President's schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. The President talked with the White House operator at 10:14 am. [See Conversation No. 36-38] [End of telephone conversation] Delivery of the copy Terry [?] left at 10:14 am.
Conversation No. 399-11 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:14 am and 10:48 am Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Raymond K. Price.
-10NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-11 (cont’d)
The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement -Drafts -Review -Deadline -John D. Ehrlichman Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:14 am. The President's dictation machine -Malfunction -Battery Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:26 am. Ronald L. Ziegler -Talk with the President -Revisions -The President’s speech on Vietnam settlement [?] Today's work -National Security Council [NSC] settlement meeting The President's speech on Vietnam -Draft -Substance -The President’s Wishes -Announcement -Introduction -Date of delivery -Requirements -Length -Simplicity -Draft [Pause] -Content and wording
-11NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-11 (cont’d)
The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:14 am and 10:26 am. [Conversation No. 399-11A] Call to Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Purpose -"Peace with honor" The President talked with Ziegler between 10:26 and 10:27 am. [Conversation No. 399-11B] [See Conversation No. 36-39] [End of telephone conversation] The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Content and wording -The President’s previous statements -May 8, 1972 statement -Provisions of agreement -US allies -The President’s consultation with Nguyen Van Thieu -South Vietnamese people -Soviet Union, People's Republic of China [PRC] -Maintenance of peace -US public opinion -Opponents of the war -US servicemen and families -Another draft -Time of delivery -Tone -Content and wording -Compared to PRC trip announcement
-12NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-11 (cont’d) -US foreign policy goals -Tone -"Peace with honor" -Content and wording -The President's decisions on war and negotiations -Progress reports -Cambodia -May 8, 1972 decision -Purpose -The President’s critics -Bombing -Public statements -Tone -Opponents of President's policy -Negotiations -Importance of public statements Vietnam settlement -Thieu [?] -Acceptance -Objections -Protocols -Cooperation -Pressure -Signing The President's speech on Vietnam settlement -Time of delivery -The President’s schedule -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Price left at 10:48 am.
Conversation No. 399-12 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:48 am and 11:01 am Location: Executive Office Building
-13NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-12 (cont’d)
The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Delivery to Rose Mary Woods -Disposition -President's personal file Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:01 am.
Conversation No. 399-13 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 10:48 and 11:01 am Location: Executive Office Building The President dictated a memorandum for the file.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift.] The President replayed a portion dictated earlier. 1973 Inauguration -Weather -Edward C. Nixon’s daughter -Alice [Last name unknown] -Unknown person’s younger sister [End segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:48 am. Dictation machine -Malfunction
-14NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-13 (cont’d) The President replayed a portion of the dictation. -Dictation machine -Tape Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:01 am.
Conversation No. 399-14 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Between 11:01 am and 1:20 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's second term 1973 Inauguration -Church service -Relatives -Inaugural address -White House staff follow-up Grand Jury -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Back taxes Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:03 am. Washington Post story -Source -White House rebuttal -United Press International [UPI] -Press briefing -The President’s instructions Press relations -Henry A. Kissinger
-15NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -Church service -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President's telephone conversations -Church service -Kissinger -Vietnam settlement -Signing -Nguyen Van Thieu -Herbert G. Klein -Charles W. Colson -Washington Post -Kenneth W. Clawson Ziegler left at 11:11 am. Church service -Choir -Washington Post 1973 Inauguration -Inaugural ball -Television [TV] coverage -Public Broadcasting System [PBS] -The President's arrival -Spiro T. Agnew Press relations -The President’s image -Reaction -Youth Ball -New York -Ziegler -Vietnam War -Response -Washington Post -Confirmation -First term compared to second term -Second term goals -Welfare -William E. Brock, III
-16NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -Seating arrangements -The President’s order -Reception [?] -Themla C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Stephen B. Bull [?] Congressional relations Church service [?] White House entertainment -Impresario -Leonard Garment -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Selection -George Murphy -1972 campaign -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Celebrities -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra -Inaugural event -A cocktail party -Sinatra -Davis -Sinatra -Ball [?] -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -TV -Check by the President -Washington parties [?] -Vietnam settlement [?] -Press relations -News summaries -The President’s image -TV 1973 Inauguration -Parade -Ball
-17NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -Press Coverage -Parade incident -The President’s car -Protestor -Legal charges -Crowd size [?] -Security -TV Press relations -Kissinger [?] -White House staff -Editorial comment -Newspapers -Vietnam settlement -Haig trip [?] -Possible book by The President -Colson -Staff writers Celebrities -Blacks Lyndon B. Johnson’s Funeral -Washington National Cathedral -Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson -Dwight D. Eisenhower The President’s speeches -Staff work -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Rose Mary Woods -Price -Proofing -Typist -Ziegler -Manolo Sanchez -Adjustments Church service
-18NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -Choirs -Edward V. Hill [?] -Colson -District of Columbia -Rhode Island -Delaware -Virginia -Maryland Collaboration with [first name unknown] Lott -Collection of speeches -Publicity -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis 1973 Inauguration -Acknowledgement for participants -Special plan [?] -Follow-up -Unknown woman -Floral seal -Remaining money -Use -Inaugural address The President's schedule -Eisaku Sato -Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Republican leaders meeting -Sato -Dinner -Donald McI. Kendall Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with the President between 12:10 pm and 12:12 pm. [Conversation No. 399-14A] [See Conversation No. 36-40] [End of telephone conversation]
-19NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) 1973 Inauguration -Number of invitations -Remaining money -Use The President's schedule -Sato -Next week -Dinner -Roger Williams -Camp David -Cabinet members The President’s statements -Buchanan The President’s schedule -Congressional leaders meeting -The President’s speech -Contents -World War II -History -Vietnam settlement Vietnam settlement -Article -Circulation -Colson’s office -South Vietnam -Communist rule -“Peace with honor” "Peace with honor" -The President's meeting with Raymond K. Price -Edward M (“Ted”) Kennedy, Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -George McGovern -Policy on Vietnam -Presidential adversaries -Congressional relations -Presidential gesture
-20NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -1972 election -Lyndon Johnson -Public support for the President -Silent majority -Democrats -Republicans -Congressional relations -Kissinger [?] -History of war -John D. Ehrlichman [?] -Ziegler [?] -McGovern [?] -Announcement -TV -Democrats -Republicans -Buchanan -The President’s speeches -Prisoners Of War [POWs] return -H. Ross Perot -The President’s role -Guam, Hawaii -POW families -Lyndon Johnson -Haig [?] -Kissinger [?] -1973 Inauguration [?] -Fundraising -Cutbacks Vietnam settlement -Congressional relations -Kissinger -The President’s speech -Audience -Buchanan -Lyndon Johnson -Congress -American people, servicemen -Price
-21NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -Inaugural address -Patriotism -Education -TV -Press relations -Morning newspaper -The President’s speech -National audience -Price Congressional relations -Buchanan The President’s schedule -Sato -Heath -Sato -Dinner -Meeting with the President -George H.W. Bush -Congressional relations -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Meeting with bipartisan congressional leaders Vietnam settlement -The President’s speech -Nixon doctrine -Theme of responsibility -Cambodia -Bombing Unknown man -Wife Colson -Buchanan John A. Scali Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting [?]
-22NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09) Conversation No. 399-14 (cont’d) -The President’s schedule -Kissinger -Rogers -Elliot L. Richardson -Senate spokesman -Klein [?] -Press relations -Dick Olsen [?] -Attendance -Chairmen Haldeman left at 1:20 pm.
Conversation No. 399-15 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift.] The President’s schedule -Patrick J. Buchanan [End segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.
-23NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Apr.-09)
Conversation No. 399-16 Date: January 22, 1973 Time: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 2:53 pm Location: Executive Office Building The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
***************************************************************** [Begin segment reviewed under deed of gift.] The President’s schedule [End segment reviewed under deed of gift.] *****************************************************************
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:53 pm.