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Date: 
Feb 26, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 460-1 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 10:26 am - 10:27 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Schedule Butterfield left at 10:27 am
Conversation No. 460-2 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 10:29 am - 10:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler Welfare -John A. Burns -Federal control -Press stories -Burns -Forthcoming conversation with Ziegler Media -Film of 2/25 -Use by networks The Presidents schedule -National Security Council meeting -Zieglers attendance Public relations -Wilbur D. Mills -Film clips -William L. Safire
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Use by networks Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:29 am The Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Melvin R. Laird Bull left at an unknown time before 10:36 am Media -Film of 2/25 -Use by networks -Advantages Ziegler left at 10:36 am
Conversation No. 460-3 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:36 am and 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting cancellation -Bulls conversation with Kissinger -Forthcoming National Security Council meeting -George H. W. Bush Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 460-4 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:40 am and 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service] met [Unintelligible] Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 12:35 pm
Conversation No. 460-5 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 12:35 pm - 12:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Melvin R. Laird, Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, and Henry A. Kissinger; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Photograph Seating Schedule Admiral Sir Nigel Henderson entered at 12:38 pm Photograph US foreign policy -Vietnam -Middle East -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Presidents position
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Soviet Union -Soviet Unions concern about Peoples Republic of China -NATO -Soviet Unions Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] positions NATO -Future NATO bases -Types of deterrents -Moorer -Conventional -Presidents view -Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Farewells Laird, Moorer, and Henderson left at 12:48 pm Middle East -Briefing paper Kissinger left at 12:48 pm
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 460-6 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 12:48 pm - 12:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Patricia R. Hitt, Robert E. Hampton, Barbara Bates Gunderson, Jeanne Wilson Davis, Dr. Florence Johnson Hicks, Juanita Morris Moody, Essie Davis Morgan, Rita M. Rapp, Dr. Joan Raup Rosenblatt, and George T. Bell; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Photograph Gifts Oval Office furnishings and paintings -Carpets -Presidential Seal -George Washington portrait Appreciation Farewells Hitt, et al. left at 12:54 pm
Conversation No. 460-7 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 12:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Press corps
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President and Bull left at 12:54 pm Conversation No. 460-8 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 12:54 pm - 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Francis E. White, Frederick C. Wieting, Bonnie Cook, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Conley, Dr. Eva M. Johnson, and George T. Bell; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Schedule The President entered at 12:54 pm Greetings Photograph Gifts Appreciation -Presidents policies Farewells Bull, et al. left at 1:00 pm
Conversation No. 460-9 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Thomas L. Lias, Guilford Dudley, Jr., and Harry S. Dent -Location
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Dwight L. Chapin Bull left at 1:00 pm Conversation No. 460-10 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm - 1:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with T. Harding Jones, Anthony Radd, Charles Kolb, and Jeb Stuart Magruder; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Princeton University Appreciation -Support for the President -Laos -Presidents policy -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Southeast Asia -Presidents policy -Laos -Public perception -Cambodia -Vietnam -Rationale -Television coverage Princeton University -Areas of study Gifts Appreciation -Attitudes of youth -The President -Effect of draft
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Students efforts Farewells Jones, et al. left at 1:08 pm Conversation No. 460-11 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule Bull left at 1:08 pm
Conversation No. 460-12 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:08 pm - 1:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Cecil W. Stevenson, Frank G. Wood, and George T. Bell; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Photograph Prisoners of War [POWs] -Disabled American veterans -Administration policy -The Presidents previous speech Presentation of resolution to the President Appreciation
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Autographs Gifts Farewells Stevenson, et al. left at 1:12 pm Conversation No. 460-13 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:12 pm - 1:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Thomas L. Lias and Harry S. Dent; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings New York -George H. W. Bush -New position at United Nations Cuff links Farewells Lias and Dent left at 1:14 pm
Conversation No. 460-14 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:14 pm - 1:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Guilford Dudley, Jr. and Harry S. Dent; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Dudleys plans -Resignation as US Ambassador to Denmark -Rationale -The Presidents appreciation -Peter M. Flanigan Gifts Golf -The Vice President -Leslie T. (Bob) Hope Farewells Dudley and Dent left at 1:18 pm
Conversation No. 460-15 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Frederic V. Malek -Henry A. Kissinger Butterfield left at 1:18 pm
Conversation No. 460-16 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:18 pm - 1:23 pm
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler Public relations -National Association of Retarded Children -Bonnie Cook -Dissemination to press Zieglers previous press conference -Zieglers handling -National Security Council [NSC] meeting Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:18 pm Henry A. Kissingers schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 1:23 pm Zieglers previous press conference -Wilbur D. Mills -Welfare reform Media -Holmes Alexander -Column, 2/26 -George W. Romney -New York Times -Washington Post -Zieglers comments to press -Administration policies -Communications -Foreign policy radio address -Prisoners of War [POWs] -View of unknown Department of State employee -William P. Rogers -Administration policy -Zieglers comments -Kissingers comments Ziegler left at 1:23 pm
Conv. No. 460-14 (cont.)
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 460-17 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 1:26 pm - 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Schedule -Open Hour -Delays -Participants The President entered at an unknown time after 1:26 pm The Presidents schedule -Frank J. Shakespeare -Report to the President -Yugoslavia -Saudi Arabia
Conv. No. 460-16 (cont.)
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-Egypt -Shakespeares meeting with Egyptian publishers -Possible meeting with the President -Timing -Henry Brandon -Shakespeare -Dwight L. Chapin Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.) -Possible conversation with President -Ambassadorship -Peter M. Flanigan -Open Door Hour Butterfield left at 1:30 pm -Camp David -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons trip to New York -John B. and Idanell (Brill) (Nellie) Connally Butterfield entered at 1:31 pm -Camp David -The Connallys -Arrangements -Accommodations Butterfield left at 1:35 pm George H. W. Bush -White House ceremony Wilbur D. Mills -Breakfast meeting with the President White House ceremonies -Bush -Lyndon B. Johnson -Need for ceremony -Mills -Bush
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Portraits of John Quincy and Louisa C. (Johnson) Adams -Press accounts -The Johnsons -The Kennedys -Mrs. Nixon -Dolley P. T. Madison -Book to Rose Mary Woods and Marjorie P. Acker Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.) Media -Mark I. Goode -Tricia Nixon -Previous talk at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Assistance -Mrs. Nixon -T. Nixon -Efforts -Al Scott -William H. Carruthers -Goode -Efforts
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Bryce N. Harlow -Haldemans previous conversation with Harlow -Contact with the Vice President -Tennis
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Attendance at Gridiron Dinner -The Vice President -Position of Vice President -Role of Vice President -Intergovernmental relations The Presidents schedule -William P. Rogers -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger -Middle East -Charles W. Yost Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm -Kissinger -Rogers -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm Harlow -Agriculture -Hyde Murray -Possible position -Robert J. Dole -Forthcoming Presidential trip to Iowa -Murray -Clifford M. Hardin -Conversation with the President -Page Belcher -Gerald R. Fords view -Attendees -Murray The Presidents schedule Louis Harris poll -Congressional effectiveness -The Presidents relationship with Congress -Questions
Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Results -Congressional reputation -Pollution -Cigarette advertisements -Federal aid to education -Vote for eighteen-year-olds -Supersonic Transport [SST] subsidy -Antiballistic Missile [ABM] treaty -Anti-crime efforts -Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. nomination -G. Harrold Carswell nomination -Hospitalization -Welfare reform -Social Security -Revenue sharing -Trends Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:35 pm Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm State of the World message -Media -Kissinger -New York Times -Television -Length -New York Times -Length -William L. Safire -Kissinger -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Radio Media -Radio compared to television -Press conferences -Benefits of radio -Use by Administration
Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Health message -Revenue sharing -Environment -Health care -Minorities -Youth -Methods Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.) Media techniques -Television -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Still photography -Goode -Bull -Length of television film -Speeches -Brevity -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars speech -Ziegler -Safire -Rogers -Kissinger -Television -State of the World speech -Radio -Television appearances -Rogers view -The Presidents position -Radio speech -Safire George H. Gallup poll -Results -Timing of release [Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:35 pm and 2:20 pm] [Conversation No. 460-17A] Request for Chapin to join them
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of telephone conversation] Chapin entered at an unknown time after 1:35 pm Gallup poll -Results -Timing of release Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.) Chapin left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm -Interpretation -Massachusetts -Cambodia -Harris poll -Field poll -Charles W. Colson -Washington Post -Edmund S. Muskie compared with the President -John D. Ehrlichman -Vietnam -Economy Haig -Kissinger Donald H. Rumsfeld -Colson -Harlows view -Intergovernmental relations -The Vice President -Interests
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Haldeman left at 2:20 pm
Conv. No. 460-17 (cont.)
Conversation No. 460-18 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 2:44 pm
Conversation No. 460-19 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 2:44 pm - 2:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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MIDDLE EAST Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:44 pm
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The President, et al. left at 2:55 pm Conversation No. 460-20 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:55 pm and 3:52 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service] met The Presidents location -The Presidents schedule Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 3:52 pm
Conversation No. 460-21 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:52 pm and 3:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] [Recording begins while the meeting is in progress] The Presidents schedule The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 3:54 pm
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 460-22 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 3:54 pm - 4:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Middle East -The Presidents previous meeting with Henry A. Kissinger and General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Questions for President to ask William P. Rogers -Forthcoming meeting with Rogers -Kissingers view -Joseph J. Sisco -Rogers -Yitzhak Rabin
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-Kissingers attitude -Questions for Rogers -Possible meeting between Haig, Kissinger, and Sisco
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Portraits of John Quincy and Louisa C. (Johnson) Adams -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Biography of Carl Sandburg -John K. Andrews, Jr. Haldeman left at 4:01 pm Conv. No. 460-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 460-23 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 4:01 pm - 5:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry Brandon Greetings Refreshments -Tea -Navy coffee Previous meeting with Brandon -1960 Presidential campaign -James B. (Scotty) Reston Brandons plans -Book on Presidency An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:07 pm Photograph -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:08 pm Brandons reporting from the United States -Duration -Brandons view of events
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Internal events -Foreign policy Harry S Truman -Foreign policy Atkins entered at an unknown time after 4:07 pm Photographs Atkins left at an unknown time 5:07 pm Truman -Korean War -Truman doctrine -Marshall Plan Requirements of Presidency Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:01 pm Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:08 pm Requirements of Presidency -Ability to solve complex problems -Winston S. Churchill -Leadership -Vietnam -Middle East -East/West relations -Pacific -Peoples Republic of China -Japan -Principles -Basic freedoms -Guarantees -Limits of power -British understanding -British history
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Presidency -Intellect -Vocabulary -Compared to Thomas Jefferson -Leadership -Compared to Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt -Accomplishments -Leadership -Policies -Popular views
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
The Presidents mentors -Foreign policy -Presidents view of world -Presidents previous conversation with Admiral Sir Nigel Henderson -Dwight D. Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles -Policies of 1950s -Brinkmanship -Massive Retaliation -Rationale Cuban Missile Crisis -John F. Kennedy -Communists -Soviet Union -United States policy -Nuclear parity -Differences in forces -Effect -Peoples Republic of China and Soviet Union North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Need for strength -Conventional forces -Rationale -Changes over time -Presidents view -Sino/Soviet split -Eastern Europe -Examples
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Partnership with Europe -Changes over time Complexity of todays world -Churchill -Geopolitical sophistication -The Presidents view -The Presidency -Need for flexible and idealistic leadership -Americans -Idealistic nature -Peoples Republic of China -US policy -Idealistic nature -United Nations -International organizations -Leaders needs -Sense of history -Knowledge of real world -Good organization -Good overview -Sense of priorities -Wilson -Presidents view -Roosevelt -Pragmatism -Present era -Presidents efforts -Laos (Lam Son) -Need for perspective -National Security Council [NSC] meeting Vietnam -Presidents position -Effect on world situation -Laos (Lam Son) -Effect on future -Troop strength -Need for perspective -Laos -Cambodia
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for perspective -Outcome of Vietnam conflict US foreign policy -Presidents previous conversation with Brandon -Kennedy policy -Changes in US foreign policy -Vietnam -Korea -Popular views -Support for policies -United States world view -Asia -Europe -Latin America -Africa -New Isolationism -Marshall Plan -Joseph McCarthy -Proponents -Disillusionment -Democratic movements -Concern over domestic problems -Compared 1940s and 1950s -Race -Students -Korea -Eisenhower Isolationism in Europe -France and Germany -Great Britain -Edward R. G. Heath -Nixon Doctrine -State of the World message -Nuclear War -Changes US foreign policy -Demand for independence in developing nations -Domestic concern
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Military forces -Effect on foreign policy -Isolationism -Blacks -Indians -Old Isolationism -Europe -New Isolationism -Presidents view -Communist powers -Soviet Union -Peoples Republic of China -Communist expansionist ambitions -East/West relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Europes colonial experience -United States -Soviet Union -Peoples Republic of China -Mao Tse-tung -Communism -View of world -US response -Need for West to maintain strength worldwide Cambodia -The Presidents decision -November 3 speech -Role of advisors -Compared to Laos (Lam Son) -Failure -Ground forces -Bombing -Rationale -Public opinion -Rationale -Casualties -North Vietnamese sanctuaries -Possible overthrow of Cambodian government -Effect on US troop withdrawal
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Presidents use of Camp David -Decisionmaking -Foreign policy -Domestic policy -Davis-Bacon Act -Law school training Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.) The Presidents decisionmaking techniques -Role of advisors -John Quincy and Louisa C. (Johnson) Adams portraits ceremony -Biography of Abraham Lincoln -Lincolns Administration -Lyndon B. Johnsons technique -Compared to the Presidents technique -Unemotional decisionmaking -The Presidents view -Wilson -Effect of television Historical view of present administration -Vietnam -Environment -Welfare -Health -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -Reasonable approach to problems -Media -Presidents previous press conference -Leslie T. (Bob) Hope -US need for mature leadership -The Presidency -Effect of war -Role in the world The Presidents view of world -Present problems Impact of television -The President -News summaries
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Thomas E. Jarriel -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Effect on populace -Compared to previous generations -Effect on future -The Presidency -Press conference -The Presidents image -Timing -Questions and answers -Brandon -Future press conferences -The Presidents methods and preparations -Briefings Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:01 pm The Presidents schedule -William P. Rogers Bull left at an unknown time before 5:08 pm Press conferences -Answers to questions -Brevity Vietnam -US policy for Southeast Asia -US troop withdrawals -US policy -Southeast Asia -US assistance -Independence -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US troop withdrawals -Compared to South Korea -Mutual withdrawal of forces -South Vietnam -Laos and Cambodia -Prospects for future
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Difficulties -Casualties -Region -Press reports -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -South Vietnamese -Roy H. Thomson -Henry A. Kissinger -Follow-up meeting with Brandon The Presidents schedule -Follow-up meeting with Brandon -Kissinger
Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.)
[The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 4:01 pm and 5:08 pm] [Conversation No. 460-23A] Follow-up meeting with Brandon -Schedule [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Laos (Lam Son) -Presidents view -Compared to Cambodian operation -Bombing -Hanoi Farewells Brandon left at 5:08 pm
Conversation No. 460-24 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:08 pm and 5:15 pm
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -William P. Rogers Conv. No. 460-23 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm
Conversation No. 460-25 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 5:15 pm - 5:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers Greetings Vietnam -Charles W. Yost -Yosts conversation with U Thant -South Vietnamese Ambassador to United Nations -Meeting with Thant -Laos -Military situation -Thants comments -US response -Rogers -George H. W. Bush -Possible publicity -Thant -Instructions for Yost
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Peoples Republic of China -Rogers speech -Kissinger -US position -Bush -Timing -Korean elections -Vietnam references -Soviet Union Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Possible speech by the President -Negotiations -Presidents view -Soviet Union -Future negotiations on other issues -Antiballistic missiles -Timing -Negotiations -Rogers view -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Need for progress -Public relations -Administration efforts -Public relations -Defense Department -The President -Woody Hayes
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vincent T. (Vince) Lombardi -Theodore S. (Ted) Williams -Press -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Conversation with the President -Department of State policy -Need to develop United States strategy Conv. No. 460-25 (cont.) The Presidents schedule -Camp David -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -New York Appointments -Paul W. Thompson -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -George W. Romney -Housing integration -Blacks -Jews -Public housing -John D. Ehrlichman -Public housing -Suburbs -Washington state problems -Economics Rogers C. B. Morton John B. Connally -Camp David Rogers left at 5:45 pm
Conversation No. 460-26 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:45 pm and 5:47 pm
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 5:47 pm
Conversation No. 460-27 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 5:47 pm - 6:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger United States foreign policy -Berlin negotiations -Kissingers forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Cable from [David] Kenneth Rush -Chile -Port visit by USS Enterprise -Salvador Allende Gossens -Statement -William P. Rogers view -Possible cancellation -Melvin R. Laird -Presidents view -Delay
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PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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Kissingers meeting with Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Berlin negotiations
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Meeting with Rogers -Possible public statement -The President -Arms control -Gerard C. Smith -Possible public statement Conv. No. 460-27 (cont.) Media -State of the World message -Media coverage -Time -John F. Kennedy -Robert S. McNamara -Kissingers meeting with European press -Henry Brandon -Washington Post -Max Frankel -Coverage -Amount of coverage -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Admiral Thomas H. Moorers press conference -Press -General John W. Vogt, Jr. -Harry Reasoner -Laos (Lam Son) -Kissingers previous conversation with James B. (Scotty) Reston -Marvin L. Kalb show -Kissingers appearance -Laos (Lam Son) -Haldeman -Herbert G. Klein -Responses -Kissingers previous conversation with Reston -Laos (Lam Son) -Restons views -Administrations public relations efforts -American public -Kissingers response -Souvanna Phouma -North Vietnam
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Occupation -View of press -End of war -Presidents position -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Problems -Ability -Leadership Media -Reston -Kissingers efforts -Laird -Ehrlichman -Congressional briefings -Editorials -Kissingers role in Middle East -SALT -State of the World Kissinger left at 6:08 pm
Conv. No. 460-27 (cont.)
Conversation No. 460-28 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: 6:09 pm - 6:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman The Presidents schedule -Peter G. Peterson -Congress -Receiving diplomatic credentials Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:09 pm -Frederic V. Malek
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Bull left at an unknown time before 6:15 pm -Diplomatic credentials -Medals of Honor ceremonies -The Vice Presidents role -Press coverage Middle East -Henry A. Kissinger -Role -Presidents position -Kissinger -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Judgement -Haldemans conversation with Kissinger -Haig -William P. Rogers The Presidents schedule -Previous meeting with youngster -Color report -Inaccuracies -Presidents recollection -Staff efforts -Malek -Richard Ferry -Role Middle East -Kissinger -Haig Bull, Malek, and Ferry entered at 6:15 pm Greetings Ferry -Efforts -Presidents appreciation -Rogers C. B. Morton
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Gifts Bull, et al. left at 6:17 pm Personnel -Malek -[Forename unknown] Hoffmans job -Peter M. Flanigan -J. Willard (Bill) Marriott, Jr. -Roy L. Ashs conversation with Haldeman -Charles D. (Tex) Thornton Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:17 pm Call from Rogers Bull left at an unknown time before 6:18 pm [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:17 pm and 6:18 pm] [Conversation No. 460-28A] Call to Rogers [End of telephone conversation] Personnel -Ambassadors -Thornton -Australia -Mexico -Marriott -Australia -Mexico [The President talked with Rogers between 6:18 pm and 6:19 pm] [Conversation No. 460-28B]
Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)
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Forthcoming meeting, 2/27 -Timing [End of telephone conversation] -Kissinger -Melvin R. Laird -Richard M. Helms -Rogers -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Israel Personnel -Thornton -Hoffmans job -Ambassadorship -John N. Irwin, IIs job -Sale of stock -Hoffman job
Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)
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Public relations efforts -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -White House staff
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-Speeches -Middle East -Kissingers efforts -Background briefings -Presidents role -Connallys views -The Presidents schedule -George H. W. Bush -Wilbur D. Mills -Charles W. Colsons role -Strategy -Articles -Television
Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:19 pm and 6:29 pm] [Conversation No. 460-28C] Call to Rogers [End of telephone conversation] Public relations efforts -The President -White House staff -The Presidents previous remarks -Reference to Carl Sandburg [The President talked with Rogers between 6:29 pm and 6:30 pm] [Conversation No. 460-28D] Preparation for meeting [End of telephone conversation] Middle East -Kissinger
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Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)
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-Forthcoming meeting, February 27 Kissinger -Presidents conversation with James B. (Scotty) Reston -Kissinger -Briefing to Congressmen -Ehrlichmans briefing about revenue sharing -Ehrlichmans call to Reston -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Carl B. Albert -Kissingers television appearance -Laos comment J. William Fulbright -Call to Haldeman -Secret meeting Kissinger -State Department -Role -Television appearance -Ronald L. Ziegler -Bernard Kalb -Circumstances -The Presidents position
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Television appearances -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Shultz -White House staff -The Presidents position -Flanigan -Clark MacGregor -Rose Mary Woods -MacGregor -Kissinger -Foreign policy -Presidents position -The Presidents policy about television appearances George H. Gallup polls -Laos -Effect -Discussion of figures -Forthcoming poll -Compared to Cambodia -Figures -Changes -Economy -Forthcoming press conference -Need for regular polls The President and Haldeman left at 6:45 pm
Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)
Conversation No. 460-29 Date: February 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service] met The Presidents schedule
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Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm
Conv. No. 460-28 (cont.)