454

Date: 
Feb 19, 1971 - Feb 20, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 454-1 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:11 and 4:59 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with Manolo Sanchez and Ronald L. Ziegler [?]
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Presidents schedule The President entered and Butterfield and Ziegler [?] left at 4:52 pm Rose Mary Woods -Telephone call [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:52 pm and 4:53 pm] [Conversation No. 454-1A] Call to Rose Mary Woods [End of telephone conversation] Woods health [The President talked with Woods between 4:53 pm and 4:54 pm]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[Conversation No. 454-1B] Joseph E. Parker [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with an unknown man [John D. Ehrlichman?] at an unknown time between 4:54 pm and 4:59 pm] [Conversation No. 454-1C] Parker -Work experience -Congress -Farming -Bryce N. Harlow [End of telephone conversation] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:59 pm
Conversation No. 454-2 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 4:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Quadriad meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 4:59 pm
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 454-3 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: 4:59 pm - 5:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Inflation rate -Press stories -Washington Star -Administration policies
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-Accuracy -Haldemans figures -New York Times -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Washington Post -CBS -Charles W. Colson
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[The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 4:59 pm and 5:08 Conv. No. 454-3 (cont.) pm] [Conversation No. 454-3A] [End of telephone conversation]
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:59 pm The Presidents schedule -John B. Connally -Forthcoming meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 5:08 pm Quadriad -Connally -Role -Arthur F. Burns ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 8s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** Attack on car of Soviet diplomat -News story Presidents schedule -Quadriad Conv. No. 454-3 (cont.) Haldeman left at 5:08 pm
Conversation No. 454-4 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: 5:08 pm - 6:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, Arthur F. Burns, John B. Connally, Ronald L. Ziegler, and Rose Mary Woods; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting [General conversation] The Presidents meeting with Young Republicans [General conversation] George Black, Jr. -Great grandchildren -Forthcoming trip to Africa -Presidents aunt -Purpose Ziegler, Woods, and the press left at an unknown time before 6:34 pm Quadriad -History -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Procedure
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Frequency of meetings with the President -McCrackens Congressional testimony -Revenue sharing -Meetings with the President -Purpose -Full employment budget -Cooperation -Format -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Peter G. Peterson -International monetary policy -Meeting with Quadriad National economy -Growth -Inflation -Growth -Retail sales -Unemployment -Improvement -Cities -Effect on individuals -White collar/Aerospace industry -Problem -Importance to nation -White House meeting -Administration position -National Science Foundation [NSF] -Grants -Scientists -University professors -Administrations budget -Administration efforts -Impact -Number -Need for government coordinator -David Packard -Administration efforts Inflation -Administration efforts
Conv. No. 454-3 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Business -Wage concerns -Steel and oil -Labor -Hubert H. Humphrey and Hugh Scott -Edmund S. Muskie and George Meany -Possible wage and price freeze -Davis-Bacon Act -Analysis -Effect -Governors -Impact -California -New York -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Florida -Illinois -Ohio -Michigan -Presidents position -Governors -Effect on steel negotiations -Shultzs position -Federal construction contracts -Importance of timing -Effects on construction industry -Unemployment -Possible effect on mortgage rates -Importance -Unions -Connallys view -Minorities -Options -Wage and price freeze -Presidents view -Construction industry -Steel -History -Effect on wages -Federal budget deficit -Administrations policy
Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.)
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Lyndon B. Johnson -The Presidents vetoes -Effect on inflation -Administrations policy -Spending lid -Economic forecast -Full employment budget Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.) -Revenue sharing -Number of grants -Administrations policy -Relations with Congress -Effect -Washington Post story -David S. Broder -Connallys view -Administration position -Walter W. Heller -Statement in California -The Presidents conversation with Humphrey -Reform efforts -Full employment budget -Possible congressional action -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedys health program -Burns view -Shultzs view -Relationship between currency and gold -Views of business community -Federal Reserve Board governors -Fiscal versus monetary policy -Use of balance of payments -Effects -Results of possible failure of the Presidents economic policy -Effect on future -Liberal spending policies -John Kenneth Galbraith -Budget deficits -Wage and price controls -Polls -Policies of the 1960s -Employment -Impact of Presidents policy
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Balance of payments -Deficits -Commercial trade -Foreigners concern and aid -State of Union message -Presidents budget proposal -Paul A. Volcker -Domestic economic policy -International concerns -Administration statements -Possible effect on US economy and policy -Connallys visit to Europe -Schedule -International Bankers Association -Possible meetings with bankers -Purpose -US policy -Domestic political repercussions Interest rates -California -Presidents property -Popular view of interest rates -The Presidents conversation with Samuel W. Yorty -Effect on housing -Deposit interest rates -Money supply -Compared with the Presidents Laos decision -Recent decline -Popular opinion -Need for public relations efforts -Money supply -Need for public confidence -Economic recovery -Burns view -Inflow of deposits -Public confidence -Increase in money supply -Treasury Departments role -Power of Federal Reserve
Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Transaction demand -Savings The Presidents schedule -Money supply Economic policy -Federal Reserve Board -Interest rates -Effects of decisions -Monetary effect -Supply and demand -Effect on economy -Future meeting on monetary policy -Briefing paper -Future meeting -Problem -Uncertainty -Administrations policy -Economists -Public confidence -Administration efforts -Market-oriented policies -Stock market -Ripples of influence -Factors -Expectations of profit -Increased productivity The Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting on monetary policy Wage and price controls -Press questions -Connallys possible response to questions -Participants views Shultz, McCracken, and Burns left at an unknown time before 6:34 pm State dinner -Connallys observations
Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.)
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Entertainment Previous Quadriad meeting -Monetarists -Burns -Presidents policies -McCracken Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.) Washington Post story -Connallys comments -Administration policy -Compromises -Connallys view -John A. Burns Democrats -Economic meeting -Allen J. Ellender -Comments on the Presidents programs -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization Connally left at 6:34 pm
Conversation No. 454-5 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:34 pm and 6:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Call from the President Bull left at an unknown time before 6:46 pm
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 454-6 Date: February 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:46 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 454-4 (cont.) Stephen B. Bull met with unknown people [Unintelligible] Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm
Conversation No. 454-8 Date: February 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:32 am and 10:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator [?] Peter M. Flanigan
Conversation No. 454-9 Date: February 20, 1971 Time: 10:58 am - 2:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman The Presidents schedule -Meeting with Italian delegation -Camp David
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Peter M. Flanigan entered at 10:59 am Possible appointment in State Department -Flanigan -William P. Rogers -Purpose -Pros and cons -International economic issues -Presidents decision -White House role -Peter G. Peterson -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Issues -Nathanial Samuels -Rogers strategy -John N. Irwin, II -U. Alexis Johnson -George P. Shultz -Herbert C. Hoover, Jr., John Foster Dulles, and Elliot L. Richardson -Irwin -Flanigans capabilities -State Department bureaucracy -Compared with other departments -Department of Commerce -James T. Lynn -Maurice H. Stans -Flanigans role -Government reorganization -Presidents policy -Ash Council report -Mary Gardiner Jones -Business community -Flanigans future prospects -Fred J. Russell -Position -Department of the Interior -Rogers C. B. Morton -John D. Ehrlichman -Alaska pipeline -Canada pipeline -Robert B. Anderson
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:59 am Unknown item Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:10 am Value of pipeline to Alaska -Importance -Environmentalists -Morton -William S. (Bill) Whites article -Canadian pipeline Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
Presidential appointments -Flanigan -Kissinger -State Departments role in economic policy -Peterson -Ambassador to New Zealand -Russell -Kenneth Franzheim, II -William B. Macomber, Jr. -Russell -Ability -Franzheim -Campaign contribution -Service -Frank J. Shakespeare -John M. Shaheen -Possible appointment to US Advisory Commission on Information -Shakespeare -Clark MacGregors efforts -Leslie C. Arends -Flanigan -Possible nomination
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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-MacGregor -Congress
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-William J. Casey -Chief Executive Officers -Bert S. Cross -Robert C. Tyson -World Radio Conference -Details -Qualifications for position -Joe McConnell [?] -Earl H. Blaik -Rose Mary Woods list -White House -Charles D. (Tex) Thornton -J. Willard (Bill) Marriott, Jr.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Tyson -Thornton -Blaik -Frederic V. Malek -State Department appointment -Flanigan -Roy L. Ash -Peterson Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) -Cabinet level -John B. Connally -Need for potential presidential candidates and salesmen -John A. Volpe and George W. Romney -Connally -Stans -Connally [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:59 am and 11:10 am] [Conversation No. 454-9A] Call to Tyson [End of telephone conversation] Presidential appointments -Offer of position to Tyson -Tysons qualities -Work experience -Roger M. Blough Flanigans conversation with former chairman of General Motors Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 11:10 am Repair of fountain pen Butterfield left at 11:11 am Product safety legislation -Need
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administrations position -Administrative control -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Stans view -Department of Commerce -Office of Management and Budgets [OMB] view -Flanigans view Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) -Presidents position -HEW -Richardson -Punitive actions Arthur F. Burns -Previous meeting with the President -Differences with the Administration -Economic forecast -Potential press stories -Washington Star [The President talked with Tyson between 11:29 am and 11:30 am] [Conversation No. 454-9B] Offer of appointment to World Radio Conference -Flanigan -Tysons role -Importance The Presidents Vietnam policy [End of telephone conversation] Personnel -The Presidents previous call to Tyson -Blaik -Flanigans call to Tyson -Cross -Flanigans role -Thornton -Ash -Role in administration -Flanigans role in administration
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department staffing -Flanigan -Philip H. Trezise -Samuels -Thornton -Economic affairs -Johnson -Irwin -Rogers -Flanigans call -Presidents decision -Peterson
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:30 am and 11:36 am] [Conversation No. 454-9C] Call to Rogers [End of telephone conversation] Burns -Connally -Meeting with the President -Statements on economy -Presidents orders -Potential problems -Confidence -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Herbert C. Hoover -Stans [The President talked with Rogers between 11:36 am and 11:44 am] [Conversation No. 454-9D] Appointment to State Department -Flanigan -Role in White House -Businessmen
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Thornton -Qualifications Butterfield entered at 11:40 am -Ash -Compared to Robert S. McNamara -Upgrading of position by Congress -Samuels
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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PERSONNEL
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-Thornton -The Presidents dinner for Alice Roosevelt Longworth -Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Alsop -Forthcoming conversation between Flanigan and Rogers -Irwin J. B. and Idanell (Brill) (Nellie) Connally [End of telephone conversation] J. B. Connally -Tee time -Rogers, Melvin R. Laird, and Winton M. (Red) Blount -Ash Council meeting -I. Connally
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 11:45 am Personnel -State Department appointment -Flanigans call to Rogers -Thornton -Upgrading of position by Congress -Thornton -Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] -Casey -Senate hearings -William Proxmire -Mitchell -Cross -Qualifications -Hamer H. Budge -Compensation -James W. Hargrove -Qualifications -Cross -Qualifications -Charles Marren -Mitchells view -John H. Alexander -Previous experience -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] -Miles W. Kirkpatrick -Political sense -Qualifications -Compared to SEC -Marren -Casey -Marren -Mitchells view -George McKenna -Qualifications -Present and possible term and salary -Present judicial appointment -American ability to raise capital -Casey
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John W. Dean, III -Mitchell Stans -Department of Commerce -Subordinate who disagreed with administration -Ehrlichman -Speech -Trade with Soviet Union and Eastern Europe -Presidents position -Negotiations Flanigans forthcoming conversations -Stans -Support for Administration -Burns -Previous statement on economy -Administration policy -Economic confidence -Presidents view Personnel -Support for Administrations policies -Russell -Department of Commerce personnel -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -[Leon Greenberg] -Presidents view Henry A. Kissinger entered at 12:00 pm -Thornton -Presidents view -Change of position -Samuels Flanigan left at 12:02 pm -Morton -Thornton -Volpe
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible post The President left at an unknown time before 12:15 pm Position in State Department -Flanigan -Samuels -Qualifications The President entered at an unknown time after 12:02 pm -Flanigan -Presidents position -Irwin -Rogers -Irwin -Johnson -[David] Kenneth Rush -Previous work with Kissinger Personnel -Robert F. Ellsworth -Plans to resign -Successor -US Ambassador to Italy -Henry Salvatori -Volpe The Presidents meeting with Emilio Colombo -Aldo Moro -Italian domestic politics -Graham A. Martin -The Presidents handling of foreign visitors -Conversation topics -Discussions -Policy issues -Chile -Moro -Presidency of Italy -Upcoming elections
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Presidents schedule -Foreign Ministers -Portugal, Spain, and Greece -Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, and Japan -Latin America, Asia, Africa ****************************************************************************** Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 23 [Privacy] [Duration: 4s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 23 ****************************************************************************** -United States/Japanese relations Vietnam -Military situation -Laos operation The Presidents meeting with Colombo -Italian political situation -Presidents comments
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ITALY
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24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Ehrlichmans schedule [Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 12:02 pm and 12:15 pm] [Conversation No. 434-9E] The Presidents request for meeting [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichmans schedule The Presidents schedule Haldeman left at 12:15 pm Nixons influence on foreign Heads of State -Media coverage -Kissingers role -Stewart J. O. Alsop -John McCarty -Difficulties of meetings -Compared to other Presidents -Absence of Secretary of State Vietnam -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] story -Negative reporting -Kissingers conversation with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Tendencies of soldiers -Military operations -Developments -John A. Scalis story -Successes -North Vietnamese attack -Casualties -B-52's -B-26's -Presidents order -CBS story Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Public information from Saigon -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Ronald L. Ziegler -Public relations efforts -Media coverage -United States Information Agency [USIA] -Defense Information Office [DIO] -W[illiam] Averell Harrimans statements -Presidents opinion -Military operations -Prospects -Presidents view of war -Military operations -Bombing of North Vietnam -Results
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
[Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon talked with the President between 12:22 pm and 12:23 pm] [Conversation No. 454-9F] ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m ]
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[End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Battlefield situation -Possible future developments -Report of Japanese correspondent -Problems in North Vietnam -Food shortages -Morale
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [National Security] [Duration: 47s ] Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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-Presidents news summary -Presidents position -Public relations efforts -Rogers -The Presidents news conference -Media coverage -Max Frankel -James B. (Scotty) Reston -Frankels story -Hubert H. Humphrey -Foreign policy issues National Security Council [NSC] staff -Presidents conversation with Haldeman -Liberals/intellectuals -Haig -Morton H. Halperin -William A. K. (Tony) Lake -Halperin -John W. Gardner
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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Media coverage -The Alsops and Richard L. Wilson -Mary McGrory -Vietnam -Alsop -Rowland Evans -Frankel -Administration efforts -Administration retaliation after 1972 -J. W. Alsop -Stories -John F. Kennedy The Presidents intellectual opponents -Vietnam War -Draft peace treaty -Laos -Timetable -US/Soviet relations Kissingers schedule Ehrlichman entered at 12:32 pm Peterson -Role on White House staff -Inner group -Ehrlichman, Kissinger, Shultz, Haldeman, and Flanigan -Paul W. McCracken and Dr. Edward E. David, Jr.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally -Mitchell -State Department -Samuels -Areas of responsibility -Quotas -Middle East oil -Rolls Royce -Balance of payments -David M. Kennedy -Shultz -Kissinger as political analyst Stans -Statement on Soviet trade -Administration policy -Soviet interests/United States attitudes -Shultz and Peterson -Presidents view -Trade issues -Negotiations -Role in government -Need to support Administration position Kissinger left at 12:39 pm
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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Democrats policy committee meeting -Regionalism
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Revenue sharing -Administrations response -Press -Differences between Democratic proposal and revenue sharing Haldeman -Meeting Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) Weather Television coverage of the President, 2/19 -Presidents meeting -Young Republicans -Presidents Council on Physical Fitness -Presidents comments Haldeman entered at 12:43 pm -George Black, Jr. -Forthcoming trip to Africa -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Vietnam -CBS -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars speech -Robert Pierpoint and Today Show -David Burns -Previous meeting with the President -Statements on economic forecast -Confidence -McCracken -Stans -Money supply -Effect on Administration -Ehrlichmans view -News coverage -Quadriad meeting, 2/19 -Shultz -Position in administration -Policy differences
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Wage and Price Board -Shultz -Connally -Role in economic policy -Peterson -Role -Public relations -Hobart Rowen Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) -Edward Dale -Previous meeting with President and Fortune editors -Meeting with Ehrlichman and Shultz -Role -Consultation with Kissinger -International economic matters -Flanigan -Political sense -White House dissatisfaction -Presidents view -Forthcoming call to Burns -Effect of statement -Press reports -Forthcoming call to Burns -Presidents view -Meetings with President -Quadriad -Social events Morton -Alaska pipeline -Statement to the press -Status -Flanigans view -Canada -Statement to the press -Ehrlichmans view -Forthcoming call to Morton -Ehrlichman and Robert J. Hitt -Ehrlichmans conversation with Walter J. Hickel -Hickels comments -Alaska pipeline -Presidents position
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mortons comments -Environmentalists -Florida canal [?] -Role -Ehrlichmans forthcoming meeting with William D. Ruckelshaus -Dr. James R. Schlesinger -Possible appointment Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) -Laird -Conversation with Morton -Meeting between the President and Morton -Agenda -Schedule -Florida Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Los Angeles Times -Impeachment of President -News summary -Recall petition -Ehrlichman -Redistricting -Ronald W. Reagan -Charles S. Gubser -Demand for resignation -Public relations efforts -Call for the Presidents impeachment -Vietnam policy
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32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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The Vice President -Haldemans conversation with Charles W. Colson -Employment -Office of Inter-Governmental Relations -Nils A. Boe and Wendell E. Hulcher -Refusal to speak to Young Republicans meeting -Workload -Revenue sharing -Domestic policy Boe -Ehrlichmans conversation with Roy Carroll [?] -Judgeship -Mitchell Personnel -Court of Military Appeals -Appointment of Black -Ehrlichmans conversation with Edward W. Brooke -Discussions -Ehrlichmans call to Whitney M. Young, Jr. -Presidents policies -Blacks -Admiral -Secretary in Presidents office -Qualifications -Terry L. Decker -Previous work -Age
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Woods Shelley A. Scarney -Forthcoming marriage to Patrick J. Buchanan -Role on White House staff -Importance -Federal regulations Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 13 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 27s ]
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Personnel -Blacks -Admiral -Court of Military Appeals -Brookes appreciation -Federal court judgeship vacancy -Clarence C. Ferguson, Jr. -Young -Mitchells view -Brooke -Ehrlichmans forthcoming call to Young -Presidents view -The Vice President -Boe -Staff -Colson assignment -Role -Herbert G. Klein -Haldemans previous conversation with Klein -Office responsibilities
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Colson -Assignment -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Robert C. Odle, Jr. -Young Republicans meeting -Staff responsibilities -Public relations -Revenue sharing
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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[The President talked with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time between 12:43 pm and 1:19 pm] [Conversation No. 454-9G] The Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting [End of telephone conversation] The Vice President -Staff -Personnel changes -Public statements -Public relations [The President talked with Mrs. Nixon between 1:19 pm and 1:20 pm] [Conversation No. 454-9H]
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 7s ] Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ******************************************************************************
[End of telephone conversation] The Vice President -Staff -Role -Possible presidency -Staff -Problems -Secret Service [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:20 pm and 1:21 pm] Call to Woods [End of telephone conversation] The Vice President -Haldeman
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with Woods between 1:21 pm and 1:22 pm] [Conversation No. 454-9I] Trip to Camp David -Schedule -Call to Mrs. Nixon Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) [End of telephone conversation] The Vice President -Staff -Forthcoming meeting between Haldeman and Vice President Revenue sharing -Connally -Comments in Quadriad meeting -Role in selling the Presidents program -Role of Congress -Administration position -Public relations -Administration efforts -Public relations plan -Shultz, Connally, Haldeman, Ehrlichman, MacGregor -MacGregor Shultz -Colson -Speech to American Enterprise Institute [AEI] -Presidents role -Policies -Efforts -Ehrlichmans speech -Public relations -Speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire -T. W. Wilson Center speech -Buchanan -Style
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Demolition of Navy Building -Speech given by Ehrlichman -The Presidents opposition to bureaucracy -Content -Effect on public relations -Presidents image -J. F. Kennedys image -Connally Revenue sharing -Connallys view -Presidents efforts -Identification with the President -Forthcoming meeting with Connally -Media efforts -Governors -White House staff -Congress -Citizens organizations -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Advocacy groups Labor -Opposition to the President -Alfred W. Friendlys column -British labor -Compared to the United States -Davis-Bacon Act -Administrations position -Colson -Relations with labor leaders -Administration opposition to leadership -Possible Presidential statement -Roosevelt -Davis-Bacon Act -Support for country -Differences between leaders and members -Service organizations -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -American Legion
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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White House staff -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Reorganization -Need for better public relations -Klein -Colson
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-The Vice President Ehrlichmans schedule Ehrlichman left at an unknown time before 1:48 pm Ehrlichman -Arrangement of responsibilities
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-Delegation -Kissinger -President The Presidents arrangement of responsibilities -Connally -Lyndon B. Johnson -McCloskey -Haldeman -Edward L. Morgan -Ehrlichman Public relations -Adlai E. Stevenson, III statement -Buchanan Mrs. Nixon -Press -Questions -Presidents responses -Role of politicians wives -Compared to men -Negative press -Effect on President and Mrs. Nixon
Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:22 pm and 1:48 pm] [Conversation No. 454-9J] Request that Colson join him [End of telephone conversation] Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:22 pm The Presidents schedule -David Shriver -R. Sargent Shriver -John C. Whitaker Bull left at an unknown time before 1:48 pm
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The Presidents willingness to meet with staff and congressmen -Possible press story -Haldeman Whitaker, Elizabeth Bradley Whitaker, two of their sons, and D. Shriver entered at 1:48 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) Introductions Presentations of gifts by the President The Whitakers and D. Shriver left at 1:50 pm Media coverage -Presidents role -Klein -Colson -DeVan L. Shumway -Additional staff -Efforts -Example to Cabinet -Secretaries -Dealing with subordinates in other offices -Purpose -Woods role Colson entered at 1:50 pm The Vice President -Staff -Buchanan -Bryce N. Harlow -Safire -Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and Harlow State Department translator -The Presidents meeting with Colombo -Possible position [The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 1:50 pm and 1:57 pm]
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[Conversation No. 454-9K] Haig [The President talked with Haig at an unknown time between 1:50 pm and 1:57 pm] State Department translator Schedule -David [End of telephone conversation] Blair House -Use -Entertainers -Leslie T. (Bob) Hope -Herbert J. (Jackie) Gleason -L. Nicholas Ruwe Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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Campaign practices -Murray M. Chotiner -Columnist -Chapmans friend -Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie -Campaign intelligence
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-Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy and Muskie
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Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.)
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Butterfield entered at 1:57 pm Call from the Vice President Butterfield left at 1:58 pm
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The Presidents schedule -State of the World speech -Colson -Press conference -Television -Zieglers recommendation -Statement to press
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-Timing of release -Kissinger -Colsons recommendation -Publicity options -Safire -Haldeman -Forthcoming discussion with Kissinger and Safire Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) -Radio -Timing -Presidents position Butterfield entered at 2:40 pm Connally -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Value-added Tax [VAT] -Instructions -Press conference -VAT Schedule -Press conference -Format -Radio -Timing -Possible Presidential statement -Safire -Timing -Television -Options -Foreign policy -Presidents position -Frequency -Domestic policy -Foreign policy -Haldemans position -Timing -Forthcoming meeting with governors -Press coverage -Foreign policy -Safire
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Haldeman, Butterfield, and Colson left at 2:42 pm
Conversation No. 454-10 Conv. No. 454-9 (cont.) Date: February 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:44 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met Note to the President Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm