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Date: 
Sep 21, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 449-1 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:19 am and 9:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Greeting The President left at an unknown time after 9:19 am. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 9:19 am. Refreshments Sanchez left and John D. Ehrlichman entered at 9:22 am. Pentagon Papers -Melvin R. Laird -Henry A. Kissinger's telephone call about release of official version -Ehrlichman's contacts with J. Fred Buzhardt -Kissinger The President entered at an unknown time after 9:22 am. -Buzhardt -Pentagon General Counsel -Release of official expurgated version -Kissinger, Laird -Release -Kissinger -Issue -Administration policy -Kissinger -Washington Post story -Leak -Kissinger -Ehrlichman's talk with Kissinger -Politics of the issue Ehrlichman's and Charles W. Colson’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-1 (cont.)
-Effects on Vietnam elections -Vietnam issue -Administration strategy -Pressure -New York Times -Kissinger -Discrepancies between versions -Politics -Daniel Ellsberg -Differences between versions -New York Times -The President's schedule -International drug seminar -Forthcoming call from the Pentagon -Meeting between Kissinger, Colson and Ehrlichman -Political situation -Colson's role -Importance of issue -Democrats -Kissinger's concerns -Vietnam issue -Release of Pentagon version -Newspaper story -Japan -Use by political opposition -Eisaku Sato Pentagon papers and the declassification issue -Ehrlichman's schedule -Meeting with Richard M. Helms -List -Cuban missile crisis -Bay of Pigs
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-1 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 7s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** -Tom C. Huston -Bombing halt information -Timing of issue -Release -Pentagon Papers -Timing -Kissinger -Issue -Involvement in Vietnam -Democrats -Nixon administration -News story -Possession of documents -John N. Mitchell Ehrlichman's schedule Ehrlichman left at 9:27 am. Kissinger -Pentagon Papers Haldeman's schedule -Previous staff meeting -Meeting with Kissinger -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] summit
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-1 (cont.)
Public affairs -Kissinger -Polls -Distribution -Contacts -Washington, DC -Negotiations -Polls -Gallup -Haldeman's previous conversation with Kissinger -Colson -Trial heat -Businessman Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Meeting between Haldeman, Kissinger, and John B. Connally -Planning and staffing -Connally -White House -Kissinger -Peter G. Peterson -Responsibility -George P. Shultz -Economic programs -Importance -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Kissinger -Peterson -Peterson -Kissinger's strategy -Peterson's counsel -Other advisers -Connally -Shultz -Paul W. McCracken -Kissinger -Private meetings -CIEP -Decisions -CIEP staffing -Connally
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-1 (cont.)
-Shultz -Kissinger -McCracken -Staffing -The President's plan -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Connally -Connally -Shultz's responsibility -Paul A. Volcker -Shultz -Meeting with the President -Shultz -Peterson -Commerce Department -Administration strategy -Peterson -Maurice H. Stans -Herbert W. Kalmbach -San Diego -Peterson The President's schedule -The President's forthcoming trip to Detroit, September 25-27, 1971 -Radio broadcast at the Detroit Economic Club -Television -Coverage -Live television -Midwest regional broadcast -The President's meeting with consumer leaders, September 21, 1971 -Arrangements -Proposals -The President's contact with consumers -Consumer affairs advisor [Virginia H. Knauer] -Stans's approach -Work with people prior to meeting -Television coverage of the President's trip -Film coverage -Portland, Oregon -Coverage -News shows -Local shows
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-1 (cont.)
-"Today" show -Length of coverage on news shows -Picture The President and Haldeman left at 9:36 am.
Conversation No. 449-2 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:36 am and 11:13 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] entered. [Unintelligible] The President's location -Cabinet Room -Conference The unknown men left at an unknown time before 11:13 am.
Conversation No. 449-3 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 11:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-3 (cont.)
President’s schedule -Meeting with consumer council Butterfield left at 11:13 am.
Conversation No. 449-4 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 11:13 am - 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with King Olav V of Norway, Arne Gunneng, Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr., and Helmut (“Hal”) Sonnenfeldt. Greetings General conversation Welcome Arrangements for photograph -King Olav -Gunneng -Mosbacher Mosbacher -Background Members of the press entered at an unknown time after 11:13 am. General Conversation [Photographs] Members of the press left at an unknown time before 11:33 pm.
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-4 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 21m 24s ] NORWAY AN UNKNOWN PERSON ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 11:13 AM. THE UNKNOWN PERSON LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 11:33 AM. AN UNKNOWN PERSON ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 11:13 AM. THE UNKNOWN PERSON LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 11:33 AM. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The President, King Olav V, Gunneng, Mosbacher, and Sonnenfeldt left at 11:33 am.
Conversation No. 449-5 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:33 am and 11:38 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield, Stephen B. Bull and Manolo Sanchez met. President’s location Bull's call Butterfield, Bull and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:38 am.
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Conversation No. 449-6 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 11:38 am - 11:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez and Alexander P. Butterfield. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 15s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:38 am.
Conversation No. 449-7 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:40 am and 11:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-7 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Paul G. Hoffman -Meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48 am.
Conversation No. 449-8 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 11:48 am - 12:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Paul G. Hoffman and Richard T. Kennedy; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 6m 59s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** United Nations [UN] economic program Hoffman's position -Retirement in 1958 -Offer of position by Dag Hammarskjöld -Reason for accepting offer -World situation -Peacekeeping -Economic and social activities -Program to build up economic and social policies
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-8 (cont.)
-Budget for programs -US position -Budget -Changes in budget -World Bank -Robert S. McNamara -Allocation of monies for UN development program -Amount -Investment -McNamara -Pre-investment work -Education -Surveys -Foreign countries -Development -Understanding of countries' problems -UN representative -Pre-investment -Planning of programs -Technical inputs -Presence in foreign countries -Successor -Hoffman’s trips -Japan -Germany -France -Great Britain -Fundraising for 1972 -US foreign economic aid -Policies -Budget for UN -Development programs budget -Resources -Reserves -Hoffman's successor -Declining resources -Hoffman's role -House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee -Recommendations -Approval of Senate -Committee
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-8 (cont.)
-Otto E. Passman -Possible conversation with the President -View of the world -Hoffman's meeting with John A. Hannah -Hannah’s programs -State Department -Budget -Hoffman's programs -Budget -Hoffman's successor -Hoffman's retirement -Date -Successor -Rudolf A. Peterson -Qualifications -Hoffman's assistance -David A. Morse -Transition -Organization -Funds -World development -Funds -Technical assistance -The President's role -Congress -Foreign assistance aid International trade -The President's meeting with consumer representatives -Cabinet Room -Tariffs -Quotas -Guaranteed price -Liberalized trade -Labor leaders -Cheap labor abroad -Multinational companies -American consumers -Business leaders -Loss of will to compete -Congressmen
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-8 (cont.)
-Concerns -Textiles -Shoes -Automobiles -Steel -US position -Economic isolationism -Dangers -Effects on US -Consumers ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 18s ] NORWAY END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** -Competition in world marketplace UN -Social and economic programs -Importance -Hoffman's trips -Thailand -Sarat Thanarat -Prince Norodom Sihanouk -Visit to Japan -Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia -Ministers -Mekong Valley -Newspapers
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-8 (cont.)
-Story on Prince Norodom Sihanouk -Sarat’s comment -Ministers of Thailand, Vietnam, Laos -Development of Mekong Valley -Neutrality -Unifying influence -Political influences -Ideologies of member countries -World War III -World economy -Peace -Political world -Objectives of Marshall Plan -Recovery -Common Market -Significance -Marshall Plan -Hoffman's role -Experiences Hoffman -Retirement -Senior citizens -Age -Golf -Fishing -Hoffman's wife -Length of retirement International drug traffic conference Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Golf -Golf balls -Paperweight -Presidential seal -Tie pin White House -Powder room
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Conv. No. 449-8 (cont.)
-Oval Office -Lyndon B. Johnson -Rugs -Color -Color television -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Colors in rooms -The President's greetings to Mrs. Hoffman Hoffman and Kennedy left at 12:14 pm.
Conversation No. 449-9 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:14 pm and 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with the International Seminar on Illicit Drug Traffic and Abuse -The President's statement -Sponsors of seminar -US -Canada -France -Language -Translation -Photo opportunity -Number of attendees -Presidential gifts -Cufflinks The President and Bull left at 12:17 pm.
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Conv. No. 449-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 449-10 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:23 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Kenneth E. BeLieu -BeLieu's family Bull left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 449-11 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 12:25 pm - 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Kenneth E. BeLieu, William E. Timmons, Clark MacGregor; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Photograph BeLieu -Career -Diplomats -Washington Post story -Army -BeLieu's new position -Undersecretary of the Army -Army -Problems -Management -Military
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-11 (cont.)
-Congress -Previous job -Deputy assistant to the President for Congressional Relations -Congress -MacGregor, Timmons -Federal agencies -Congressional votes on defense -Cooperative effort -MacGregor -Timmons -Swearing-in ceremony -Date -Time -The President's attendance -Location -Pentagon -Melvin R. Laird's office -Loyalty to the President -Laird -Timmons -MacGregor -Relations with the President -BeLieu's new job -Qualifications -Margaret Chase Smith -Speech -Relations with the administration Defense -Army -Importance to nation -BeLieu's new job -Support for military services -BeLieu -Support for the country -New office -Location in the Pentagon BeLieu's career -Active military service -BeLieu's acquaintances in the services
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-11 (cont.)
-Fred C. Weyand -Korea -Congressional relations for the Army -Dwight D. Eisenhower -John F. Kennedy -Joe Kelly, United States Air Force -John S. McCain, Jr. -Weyand -Richard B. Russell -Henry Cabot Lodge -Paris -Father -Policeman -Berkeley, California -Successor to Gen. William C. Westmoreland -Westmoreland -Present tour of duty -John C. Stennis -Speech in Congress -Edward W. Brooke -Credibility -Possible actions -Reflection on Vietnam -Possible successor -BeLieu's responsibility -Laird -Robert F. Froehlke -Candidates [Chiefs of Staff] -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Senior branches -Army -Air Force -Chiefs of Staff -Gen. John D. Ryan -Westmoreland -Chief of Naval Operations -Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. -Moorer -Navy experience -Robert S. McNamara
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-11 (cont.)
-William Raymond Peers -Military career -Vietnam -Acquaintance with BeLieu -1940 -Relations with MacGregor -Commanding officer -World War II -Southern California -University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] -Reserve Officers Training Corps [ROTC] -Military service -Korea -BeLieu's responsibility -Selection of Westmoreland's successor -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Qualifications Presidential gifts -Cost -BeLieu's son -Compact -BeLieu's wife Vote on military service draft extension -MacGregor -New York City -Chicago -President’s representative at Citizenship Day -Timmons BeLieu -Work -Senate -Draft -Volunteer Army -Draft bill BeLieu, Timmons, and MacGregor left at 12:34 pm.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-11 (cont.)
Conversation No. 449-12 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 12:35 pm - 1:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 12:36 pm. The President's schedule -September 21, 1971 -Exhibition of race cars -White House south grounds -Race cars -Number -Types -Race drivers -Photo opportunity Butterfield left at 12:37 pm. The President's schedule -Race car exhibition -Location -Press -Photograph Pentagon Papers -Haldeman's meeting with Henry A. Kissinger, John D. Ehrlichman, and Charles W. Colson -Meeting between Ehrlichman and Kissinger -Colson's absence -Kissinger -Understanding of situation -Ehrlichman's call to Melvin R. Laird -Haldeman's call to Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell -Kissinger's objections
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichman’s view -Release of Pentagon version -Public interest -Personal -Ehrlichman An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:36 pm. [Delivery of voting results note] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm. Draft bill -Senate vote -Cloture -Vote count -Timing -Administration’s position -Public relations -Note -Final passing of bill -Cloture -Procedure -Votes on bill -Michael J. Mansfield Foreign policy -Effect of release -Pentagon version of Pentagon Papers -Vietnam -Political aspects -Kissinger's statements on Pentagon Papers -Vietnam -Moscow scenario -Release of Pentagon version -Effect within Vietnam -Ehrlichman's previous conversation with Haldeman -Kissinger -Release of Pentagon version Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldeman's previous conversation -Meeting -John B. Connally's presence -George P. Shultz -Kissinger's forthcoming talk with Connally -Connally's view on CIEP organization -White House office -Conversation with Ehrlichman and Kissinger -Responsibility for CIEP -Kissinger -Staffing problems -Knowledge -White House -Peter G. Peterson -Shultz’s view -Peterson -Peterson -Shultz -Responsibility for CIEP -Staff -Camp David meeting -Work on CIEP -Kissinger -Peterson -CIEP work -National economic policy -Shultz -CIEP members -Kissinger -Shultz -Connally -Paul W. McCracken -Swing votes -Study on issues -Subcommittees -Shultz as chairman -Staff for research -Peterson -Connally's view -Shultz -Kissinger's view
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultz -Loyalty -"Honest broker position" Textile negotiations between Japan and the US -Leak -Brussels, Belgium -Peterson -Date of US decision -Trading with the Enemy Act -Release -Peterson -Paul A. Volcker -Location Henry A. Kissinger entered at 12:46 pm. Vietnam -Air raids -POL [Petroleum, Oil, and Lubricants] -Effectiveness -Storage for the Ho Chi Minh Trail -Weather -Supplies -Dong Hoi -US position -Reiteration -Airplanes -Air Force Military leadership -Air Force -Army -Gen. C. William Westmoreland -Air Force -Gen. John D. Ryan -Marine Corps -Lt. Gen. Robert E. Cushman, Jr. -Position at Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] Military service draft bill
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cloture vote Kissinger's schedule -Dates -Visit Peterson -CIEP -Japan -Textile negotiations -Leak -Possible actions -Responsibility -Previous conversation -Lack of leadership Japan textile negotiations -Leak -Trading with the Enemy Act -Policy issue -Japanese reaction -Nobusuke Kishi -Visit to the US -Date -Negotiations -Request from Japan -Information of US actions -Kissinger's possible actions -US Ambassador to Japan, Armin H. Meyer -Compared with D[avid] Kenneth Rush -Middle East -Vietnam -Rush -Textile negotiations -Peterson's report -Kissinger's strategy -Peterson -David M. Kennedy -Negotiations -Strategy -Peterson
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Talk with Kishi -Discussion period -Date of announcement -Simultaneous announcements -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] summit -Trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Japanese -Kishi -Meeting between the President and Takeo Fukuda -Anchorage, Alaska meeting [With Emperor Hirohito] -Informing Fukuda of US position on negotiation by William P. Rogers -Previous conversation between the President and Fukuda -Japan response -Time requirement -US position -Dateline -Rogers -Meeting with Fukuda -Strategy -Possible meeting between Kissinger, Peterson, Rogers, Kennedy -Preparation of plan for negotiations CIEP -Kissinger's scheme on staffing -Shultz -Peterson -Previous meeting -Responsibility for CIEP -Shultz -Inclinations -Free trade -Taxes -Peterson -Chairman of subcommittee -Shultz -Staff -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Connally -Peterson -Removal -Acceptable recommendations -Shultz
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leak -Brussels -Sources -Volcker -Peterson -Effects on textile negotiations -Textile people [producers] -Details -Need for committee -Members -Kissinger -Need for political understanding -Issues -State Department negotiators -Political compared to economic aspects -Connally -Economic points -Shultz -Economic point -Domestic political -Peterson Other negotiations -Relations with foreign countries -Canada -Surcharge tax -Strategy -Rules -US actions -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Staff work -Camp David -Staff work necessary -The President's options, role -Implementing -Peterson -Briefings -Peterson -Staffing limitations -Shultz's offer of Office of Management and Budget [OMB] staff
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
USSR summit -Kissinger's conversation with unknown man -Andrei A. Gromyko -Forthcoming conversation with the President -Rogers -Cabinet -Summit invitation -Informing Rogers -Announcement -Kissinger's role -Rogers's Reaction -Date -Secrecy -Compared with PRC announcement -USSR -Effect of Announcement -Public Speculation -USSR -PRC -Alexei N. Kosygin -Gromyko -Kosygin -Visit to United Nations [UN] -Itinerary -Canada -UN -Meeting with the President -Speculation on the President's forthcoming trip to Alaska -PRC trip -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Value of surprise -USSR position -The President's attendance at signing of Accidental War Agreement -Gromyko -Soviets -Announcement of Summit -Date Textile negotiations -Kissinger's role
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Japanese negotiations -Peterson -Connally -Waiting Period -Length -Kissinger's Meeting with Kishi -Rogers's meeting with Fukuda -Date -Agreement -Negotiations -Dates -Kissinger's schedule -Return from the PRC -John N. Mitchell, Harry S. Dent -Relations with textile people [producers] -Textile groups -Kennedy, Peterson -Commitment -Time -Quota bill CIEP -Shultz -Responsibility -Kissinger's working with Shultz -Connally -Economic -Political -Shultz -Initiative -Staff -Proposals -Effect on opponents -Economic platform -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Meeting in Washington, DC -Connally -IMF -European trip -Reaction -Shultz
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Peterson -Reaction -Camp David -Connally -Kissinger -McCracken -Committee -Program The President's schedule -Connally -Meeting -Time Plans for working group -President’s schedule -Racing group -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Connally -The President's previous conversations with Kissinger -Shultz -Working group for CIEP -Members -Haldeman's attendance at meetings -Meetings -Peterson -Peterson's memo to the President -Kissinger's signature -Organization of new group Polls -USSR and PRC -Colson -George H. Gallup -Louis P. Harris -The President's popularity -Comparison with Democrat candidates -Effect on foreign relations -Trial heats Military service draft extension legislation -Senators
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Debate -Final vote USSR -Soviet public opinion on the President -Dobrynin -View of the President -Change -Willy Brandt Kissinger left at 1:08 pm. Peterson An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:08 pm. Letter from John C. Stennis -Liaison from White House -Delivery from the President -Tom C. Korologos The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. US Supreme Court -Recommendation from Stennis -James P. Coleman -Mississippi -Mitchell -Votes -Stennis -Mitchell Haldeman left at an unknown time after 1:08 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 19s ]
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:08 pm. Placement of object Bull left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 47s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 ********************************************************************** An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:08 pm. Margaret Chase Smith The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 15s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 **********************************************************************
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Haldeman entered at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. Haldeman's previous meeting with Mitchell and Bryce N. Harlow -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Agriculture Secretary Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:08 pm. The President's schedule Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 7m 10s ] MANOLO SANCHEZ ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 1:08 PM. SANCHEZ LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 1:40 PM. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 ********************************************************************** The President’s schedule -The President's Question and Answer [Q&A] at Detroit Economic Club, September 23, 1971 -Possible meeting with Agnew J. Edgar Hoover -Tenure in office
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Robert C. Mardian -Richard G. Kleindienst -Conversation with the President -Mitchell -Ehrlichman -Leaks -White House -Department of Justice -Network -Mardian -White House Agnew -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -Behavior -Raising negatives -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Cabinet meetings -Nixon as Vice President Cheerleader -Demonstrations -Cabinet meetings -Connally -Rogers -Testimonial -White House staff -Campaign -Build-up -Organization -Leadership -Response -Haldeman's call to Agnew -Mitchell's call to Agnew -Political responsibility -Testimonial event -White House staff -Kissinger -Dent -Robert J. Dole -Cabinet -National chairman [of Republican National Committee]
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally -Democrat -Connally -Support for administration -Cabinet -Mitchell -The President's possible dinner meeting with Agnew -Situation -Action -The President's Q&A at Detroit Economic Club -Connally Candidates for Secretary of Agriculture -Louie B. Nunn -Harlow’s view -Congressional approval -Federal system -Democrats -Support of farmers -Farm issues -Henry L. Bellmon -Harlow’s view -Farmer credibility -Experience with federal system and Congress -Mitchell’s view -Harlow -Bellmon -Albert H. Quie -Farmers -Administration strategy -Farm program -Secretary of Agriculture -Receptivity to farmers' concerns -Bellmon -Compared with Nunn -Nunn -Relations with farmers -Bellmon -Congressional seat -Election outcome -Ed Edmondson
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Democrat candidate -Dewey F. Bartlett -Mitchell -Control -Special elections -Support for administration -Re-election of the President -Support for the administration -Harlow and Mitchell -Outcome of meeting -Harlow’s view -Nunn -Bellmon -Other candidates -Publicity -Harlow -Possible appointment as Secretary -Congressional relations -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell -Clark MacGregor -Background -Minnesota -Agriculture -Analogy to Richard H. Poff -Present position -Speechmaking -Nunn -Bellmon -Harlow -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell -Harlow -Changes in administration -Nunn -[Dole?] -National chairman -Senator -Other candidates -Leslie C. Arends -Career -Age -Congressional relations
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Background -Department of Agriculture -Undersecretary -J. Philip Campbell -MacGregor -Congress -Possible election outcome -Republican Congress -Gerald R. Ford -Speaker of the House -Arends -Majority Leader Supreme Court appointment -Harlow's conversation with Emanuel Celler -House of Representatives Judiciary Committee resolution -Poff -Possible endorsement -Nomination -Ford -The President's morning meeting with Carl B. Albert -Support for Poff -House -Circulate letter to House members -Endorsement of Poff -Cellar -Democrats -Ford's possible conversation with Cellar -Harlow's possible conversation with Cellar -Endorsement of American Bar Association [ABA] -Reflection on Judiciary Committee -Letter circulation -Congress -Republicans -Civil rights -Judiciary Committee -Southern Democrats -Background -Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. -G. Harrold Carswell -Poff
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*********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [Privacy] [Duration: 5s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ********************************************************************** -Southern Manifesto -Ku Klux Klan *********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [Privacy] [Duration: 37s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 ********************************************************************** The President's schedule -Breakfast meeting -Call from Connally Haldeman left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm.
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Conversation No. 449-13 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull[?]. Note from the President -Virginia H. Knauer Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 449-14 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Public relations [television] Detroit Economic Club question and answer [Q&A] session, September 23, 1971 -The President's appearance -Report -Previous meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Ziegler, and the President -Television coverage -Demonstrators -Report on news shows -Networks -Commentator -Film from Detroit -Coverage of Portland, Oregon event -Time -Date -News coverage -News shows -Comparison to Detroit appearance coverage
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-14 (cont.)
-Preparation for Q&A session -American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE] -Cameras -Arrangement -The President's performance -Quality of coverage -Live television -Size of audience -News shows -Cumulative effect -Evening news shows -West Coast -Time zone differences -Morning news shows -The President's appearance -Response to questions -Demonstrations -Chicago -Audience -Akron -Dayton -Idaho Falls -California -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -News shows -Live television coverage -Preparation for Q&A session -Television -Radio -Press -The President's performance -Preparation -Detroit Q&A session -Electronic coverage -Press conference -Extensive coverage -Use in news shows -Michigan -Live coverage -Nationwide -News shows
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-14 (cont.)
-The President's decision on Detroit Q&A session -Location of press -Television -Number of press corps members -Monitor Ziegler left at 2:35 pm.
Conversation No. 449-15 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:35 pm and 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's trips -William P. Rogers -Attendance -Anchorage -Montana -Foreign policy issues -Oregon -Editors -Domestic policy issues -Oregon -Staff -John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 449-16 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:57 pm and 4:04 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The President's location -Residence The unknown men [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 4:04 pm.
Conversation No. 449-17 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 4:04 pm - 4:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Reception Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon -Reception for IMF wives -Number of guests -Date -Tour reception -The President's appearance
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-17 (cont.)
Department of the Treasury -Smithsonian Institution reception for the IMF -Guests -White House -IMF wives The President's northwestern trip -Alaska -Newspaper group -Number -Walter J. Hickel -Reception -Press reception -The President's appearance -William P. Rogers -Rogers C. B. Morton -John A. Scali -Ronald L. Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein -The President's appearance -Hickel -Reception -Number of guests -The President's schedule -Speaking appearance -Receiving -Reception -Rogers -Attendance -Henry A. Kissinger -Southern California -Media briefing -Rogers -Press reception -Alaska -The President's schedule -Hickel's reception -Rogers's appearance at press reception
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-17 (cont.)
The President's previous trips -Scheduling -Receptions -Dinners The President's schedule -Appearances -Cancellation -Scheduling the President's time -Receptions -Dinner -The President's appearance -Guests -Foreign visitors -Background -Diplomatic Credentials Ceremony -Importance to diplomats -Emil (“Bus’) Mosbacher, Jr. -Staff -State Department -Receiving foreign visitors -Meeting the President -Background -Country of origin -Foreign post -Foreign service -Presentation of credentials to the President -Photo opportunity -Impact -Presentation of diplomatic credentials -The President's performance -Meetings in the Cabinet Room -The President's performance -Haldeman's conversation with Virginia N. Knauer -Reaction of guests -Knauer -Weekly meetings -Length -Congressmen -Different groups -Views of different groups
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-17 (cont.)
-The President's attendance -Impact -Cabinet Room -Number attending -Length of meeting -Subject -The President's attendance at Business Council meetings Kissinger entered at 4:16 pm. People's Republic of China [PRC] -Domestic situation -Civil aviation airports -Parade for national holiday -Status -Mao Tse-tung -Pictures -Health -Domestic situation -Commercial aviation -Cancellation of flights -Date -Resumption of flights -Date -Cancellation -Flights to and from Peking -Diplomatic communications between the US and PRC -Government leaders -Public appearances -Cultural revolution group -Possible actions -Red Guard -Purges -Mao Tse-tung -Position -1960 -"Great Leap Forward" -Liu Shao-ch'i -Cultural revolution -Chou En-lai -Health
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-17 (cont.)
-Cancellation of parade -Chou En-lai -US initiative -Cultural revolution -Relations with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Incident with the Soviet Ambassador -Domestic situation -Factions -Mao -Organization -Trip to the PRC -Dates -Kissinger's October 1971 trip, the President's 1972 Summit trip -Communications between the US and PRC -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters, Jr. -The President's proposal for PRC trip -Dates -The PRC's response -Cancellation of civil aviation flights -Peking ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 2m 3s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** -Press reports -Ronald L. Ziegler
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-17 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 23s ] SAUDI ARABIA KISSINGER LEFT AT 4:23 PM. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** Haldeman left at 4:23 pm.
Conversation No. 449-18 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 4:23 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Prince Fahd abd al-Aziz al-Saud, Ibrahim Al-Sowayel, Joseph J. Sisco, Camille Nowfel, and Harold H. Saunders.
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-18 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 35m 37s ] SAUDI ARABIA AN UNKNOWN MAN [MANOLO SANCHEZ?] ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 4:23 PM. THE UNKNOWN MAN [SANCHEZ?] LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 5:00 PM. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The President, et al. left at 5:00 pm.
Conversation No. 449-19 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:00 pm and 5:02 pm Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez met with an unknown person[Henry A. Kissinger?]. [Unintelligible] Sanchez and the unknown person [Kissinger?] left at an unknown time before 5:02 pm.
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 449-20 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: 5:02 pm - 5:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -Exhibition of race cars -Reception for race drivers -Compared to horse racing -Invitation to Kissinger ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 47s ] PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA [PRC] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** -Mao Tse-tung -Status -Political changes -Comeback -"Great Leap Forward" -Status -Kissinger’s forthcoming visit -Effect on the President's visit to the PRC -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Chou En-lai -Timing
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-20 (cont.)
-Kissinger's meeting with the PRC Ambassador -Timing -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters's meeting -Report on meeting -The PRC’s response -Meeting -The PRC’s response -The President's communique -Announcement of Kissinger’s forthcoming visit -Dates -Crew lists -Dates Negotiations -Nikolai Podgorny -Trip to North Vietnam -Dates of the President's trip to the PRC -Announcement of Kissinger's trip -Effect of the PRC’s domestic situation -Date of announcement -Agreement
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 9s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** -US position -Middle East
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-20 (cont.)
-PRC trip -USSR -Soviet Summit -The President's trip to the PRC -Kissinger's memorandum to the President -Soviet response ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [National Security] [Duration: 30s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ********************************************************************** -The President's visit to the PRC -Chou En-lai -Kissinger's meeting with PRC officials Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:02 pm. The President's schedule -Exhibition of race cars -The President's remarks -Photo opportunity -Oliver F. ("Ollie") Atkins -Racing magazines -Press -Time -Racing cars -State Dining Room Bull left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm.
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 449-20 (cont.)
PRC -Domestic situation -National holiday -Parade -Cancellation of events -PRC's response to the President's communique -Kissinger's proposals -Dates The President and Kissinger left at 5:15 pm.
Conversation No. 449-21 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 8:20 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents ] met. [Unintelligible] The unknown men [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 8:20 pm.
Conversation No. 449-22 Date: September 21, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:32 pm and 11:27 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB]
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[Unintelligible] The unknown men [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 11:27 pm.