462

Date: 
Mar 05, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 462-1 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:00 am and 8:07 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person Call to Henry A. Kissinger -Return call
Conversation No. 462-2 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:00 am and 8:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -Senior staff meeting -Haldeman -Presidents participation -George P. Shultzs meeting -Senior staff meeting -Rochester trip -Cancellation -Reason -Demonstrations -Network coverage -Reason Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Response -Compared to period after Presidents Cambodia speech -[Name unintelligible] -Cancellation of Rochester trip -Ronald L. Ziegler
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Herbert G. Klein -Presidents statement to television audience -Effectiveness -Vice President Spiro T. Agnews statement about the press -Martin Schrams question -Presidents responses to questions -Haldemans view -Effectiveness Nelson A. Rockefeller -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Previous telephone call Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Rockefeller, William S. Paley, Michael Coles -Charles W. Colsons staff calls -Results -Press reports -Presidents answers to questions on Laos (Lam Son) -Compared with Cambodia -Effectiveness -Statements about the press -Compared with Agnews comments -Benefit of television -Presidents responses -Public opinion -Cambodia, Laos -Agnews previous statements -Effect of press reports -Vietnam answer -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Military action -Response -Statistics -William P. Rogers -Response -William H. Carruthers -Presidents makeup [The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger between 8:07 am and 8:08 am]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[Conversation No. 462-2A] Kissingers location Return call Presidents meeting with Haldeman [End of telephone conversation] The Presidents schedule -Staff meeting Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Vietnamization answer -Effectiveness -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Presidents position -Carruthers view -Jo Anne (Horton) Haldemans view -Cambodia answer -Length -Number of questions -J. A. Haldemans view -The Presidents response to questions -Length of responses -Cambodia answer -Zieglers press briefing -Presidents statement to television audience -Future press conferences An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:08 am Presidents schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:30 am -Staff meeting -Topics -Haldemans senior staff meeting Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Quadriad meeting -Haldemans senior staff meeting -Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Clark MacGregor -Peter G. Peterson -Kissinger -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Effect on Haldemans schedule Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Calls by Cabinet officers -James D. Hodgson -Wives responses -Rogers -Womens response -Question on Rogers and Kissinger -Presidents response -Presidents view -White House staff views
Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.)
Presidents press contacts -Today Show appearance -Barbara Walters -Time slot -Possible television special with Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Walters -Timing -Possible meeting with womens press -William P. Clements, Jr.s previous conversation with the President -The Presidents previous television appearance -Mrs. Nixon -Possible television special -Role of women -Format -Walters -Possible questions -Richard (Dick) Wilson -Rowland Evans -Office press conferences
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Zieglers expectations -Conversations -Presidents image Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Carruthers view -Compared with December 8, 1970 press conference -Pace -Subjects -Laos, Vietnam -Publics view of foreign affairs -Disarmament -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Presidents knowledge -Lucian C. (Lou) Warrens question -Follow-up questions -Bombing -Presidents response -Follow-up questions -PRC -Charles W. (Chuck) Bailey, II -Herbert E. Kaplow -Carruthers view -Public response -Opinion on Laos -Haldemans view -Forthcoming administration poll -Possible results -Methodology
Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.)
[Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:08 am and 8:30 am] [Conversation No. 462-2B] Administration poll results -[Forename unknown] Andrews [End of telephone conversation] Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Calls to the President
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 53s ] Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:08 am Unknown mans schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 8:30 am Administration poll results -Telephone calls -Methodology -Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Operation -Results -Percentage of households who viewed press conference -Presidents performance -Laos (Lam Son) -Compared with George H. Gallup poll Presidents schedule -Possible television special on women -Walters -Nancy (Hanschman) Dickerson -Type of interview needed [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:08 am and 8:30 am] [Conversation No. 462-2C]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Kissinger [End of telephone conversation] -Meeting with Rockefeller and Ehrlichman -Revenue sharing -Other participants -Congressman Haldeman left at an unknown time before 8:30 am
Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 462-3 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 8:30 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person Call to H. R. (Bob) Haldeman
Conversation No. 462-4 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:08 am and 8:30 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person Call to H. R. (Bob) Haldeman The President talked with Haldeman Nelson A. Rockefeller
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible press briefing -Revenue sharing -Call from Haldeman -Possible press briefing -Possible appearance by President Conversation No. 462-5 Conv. No. 462-2 (cont.) Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 8:30 am - 10:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Laos (Lam Son) -Military situation Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Laos -Presidents performance evaluated -The Presidents preparation -Kissingers view -Presidents statements about the press -Today show -Presidents response to questions -Presidents advisors -Kissingers viewing -Winton M. (Red) Blounts dinner -Charles L. Bartlett -Melvin R. Laird -Response -A Democrat Congressman from Oklahoma [John Jarman] -Response -Bob Dudley -Presidents acquaintance at Office of Price Administration -Bartletts response -Cambodia, Laos -The Presidents policies -Democrats -John C. Stennis call to the President -Presidents performance
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissingers view -Middle East -Possible settlement -Cease fire -US guarantee -Israelis -Soviet Union Vietnam -Possible US military action -Bombing of North Vietnam -Winston S. Churchills book on World War I -On the Eastern Front -Response to North Vietnamese action -Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Presidents comments at press conference -Presidents strategy -Bombing of missiles sites -Presidents view -Bombing -Effect -Laird, Richard M. Helms, William P. Rogers, Admiral Thomas H. Moorer meeting -Presidents position -Briefing by Moorer -Time [Kissinger talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:30 am and 8:44 am] [Conversation No. 462-5A] Forthcoming meeting on Vietnam -Laird, Helms, Rogers, and Moorer -Calls from General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Briefing on Laos and Cambodia -Moorer -Haigs telephone calls [End of telephone conversation] Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Questions about Presidents advisors on foreign policy -Rogers
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Presidents comments -Garnett D. (Jack) Horner -Kissinger -Calls from press -Response Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 31s ]
CANADA [The President talked with the White House operator at 8:44 am] [Conversation No. 462-5B] [End of telephone conversation]
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Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Preparation -State Department, Kissinger -The Presidents role -John F. Kennedy comparison -The Presidents role -Possible Kissinger press statement -Kissingers staff work -State Department Pakistan -National Security Council [NSC] study
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers, State Department -Conflicting views -US policy options -Kissinger Presidents press conference -Kidnaping of US soldiers in Turkey -Presidents comments -Kissingers view -Executive privilege Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 9:02 am Presidents schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:04 am [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:02 am and 9:17 am] [Conversation No. 462-5C] Presidents call to Pierre E. Trudeau [End of telephone conversation]
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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CANADA
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12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Leadership -On the Eastern Front by Churchill -German generals -Presidents evaluation -Erich F. W. Ludendorf -Paul von Hindenburg -[Forename unknown] von Schwanslof [?] -General William C. Westmoreland -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Compared to General George S. Patton, Jr. -Kissingers view Forthcoming meeting on Vietnam -Timing -Congressional meeting Haig entered at an unknown time after 9:02 am Presidents press conference -Haigs view Haig left at an unknown time before 9:19 am Forthcoming meeting on Vietnam -Participants -Timing The Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -Presidents response to Executive privilege question -Rogers -Congressional testimony -Private meetings with congressmen -Relationships with the President -Public relations -Foreign policy -State Department views -Agency input -Department of State -Department of Defense -Laird -Vietnam
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Troop levels -Presidents comments -Number -Review -Announcement by President -Forthcoming meeting with newspaper editors -Television Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.) -Timing -Ellsworth F. Bunkers view -General Nguyen Van Thieu Vietnam -Leadership -Presidents reading of Churchill book -President compared with Lyndon B. Johnson -Laos (Lam Son) -Troop levels -Tchepone -Support for the President -Moorers previous conversations with Kissinger -US victory prospects -Kissingers view -Military situation -Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -Questions on possible peace proposal -The Presidents response -Possible effects of US withdrawal -North Vietnam -Cambodia, Laos -Possible agreement -Military situation -Moorer -Momentum -Kissingers view -Churchill book on World War I -Germans, Russians, Austrians -History of World War I -von Hindenburg, Ludendorf -Germans, Russians, Austrians
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [National Security] [Duration: 49s ]
THAILAND
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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Brazil -Possible visit -Date -State Department -Presidents instructions Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -News reports -Taiwan, Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Presidents comments -United Nations Brazil -Lieutenant General Vernon A. Walters -Assignment -Presidents instructions Italy -Presidents forthcoming letter to Pope Paul VI [Giovanni Battista Motini] Presidents leadership -World role -Effect of Vietnam -Dutch leader -Presidents foreign policy report -Impact in Europe
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents World Report -Distribution -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Members of White House staff and Cabinet officers -Elliot L. Richardson -Presidents accompanying letter to foreign leaders -Distribution -US ambassadors -Importance -US policy -Relations with Soviet Union -Contents -Presidents philosophy -Press -Joseph W. Alsop and Stewart J. O. Alsop -Chalmers Roberts -Evaluation -Robert S. McNamara -Cyrus R. Vance, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Vietnam and Laos (Lam Son) -Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Laos (Lam Son) -Prospects for success -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Enemy supplies -James C. Hagertys press report -Moorer -Level -Presidents comments -Rationale for military action -Decreases -Effect -Compared to previous year -Laos -Presidents comments -Press coverage -Military situation -Tchepone -ARVN progress
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Importance -Effect -ARVN progress -Presidents forthcoming meeting -A report from Bunker US foreign policy Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [National Security] [Duration: 19s ]
GERMANY
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-Letter from President to the Pope -Targut Menemencioglu -State Department -Peter G. Peterson -Nathanial Samuels
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GREAT BRITAIN
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 ****************************************************************************** -Cevdet Sunay and Suleyman Demirel -Domestic situation -Greece -Henry J. Tasca -Pakistan -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -A policy review
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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-Khan -The Presidents position -A possible letter from President to Khan -Possible Presidential letters -Lieutenant General T. N. J. Suharto -Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Presidents previous meeting with Menemencioglu -Presidents position -Suharto -Presidents foreign policy report -Economy -The Presidents foreign policy report -Dissemination to foreign leaders -Accompanying letters from the President -Yahya
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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JAPAN
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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Vietnam -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Kissingers possible meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Presidents press conference -US policy -Bombing of North Vietnamese missile sites -Justification -Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -US bombing -Press inquiries to Kissinger -Radio broadcasters dinner -Presidents press conference -Presidents demeanor -Television -Kissingers view -Compared with Kennedy -McNamaras previous comments to Kissinger -Cabinet Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 9:17 am Presidents schedule -Rogers, Helms -NSC meeting -Possible statement to the press -Quadriad meeting
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible press briefing by John B. Connally Ziegler left and Rogers, Laird, Moorer, and Haig entered at 9:19 am Greetings Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Ziegler -Evaluated -Question on Executive privilege -Rogers meetings with Congress -Number Meeting agenda -Vietnam policy Rogers and Laird -Forthcoming press conferences -Lairds forthcoming Congressional testimony -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABMs] -Defense procurement -Responses to questions -Schedule -Press conference -Rogers -Timing -Press coverage -Wire services -Television -Robert J. McCloskey, Ziegler Vietnam -Military situation -North Vietnamese missiles -US response -Bombing -Presidents position -Pass area Military situation in Laos (Lam Son) -ARVN First Armored Division
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Artillery support -Routes 9, 914, 23, 92 -Location of ARVN troops -Developments -Abrams reports -Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Comments about ARVN forces -Public relations -Rogers forthcoming press conference -Bunker and Abrams -ARVN forces -Enemy losses -Abrams report -Artillery, tanks -Use -Effectiveness -An anecdote -General John W. Vogt, Jr. -Performance -Briefings -North Vietnamese supplies entering South Vietnam -Enemy losses Helms entered at 9:25 am -Enemy build-up -Route 9 -Abrams -Thieu -Possible action -DMZ -US countermeasures -Capability -Location -Possible US response -Trucks, missiles Vietnam -Thieu -Possible ARVN offensive into North Vietnam -US policy
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents press conference on March 4, 1971 -Enemy missiles, trucks, guns -US countermeasures -Presidents statements -US aircraft -Supplies and equipment -Lessons of military history Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.) -Levels of force -Presidents position -Enemy missiles -DMZ -Presidents Response -US strategy -Area of operations -Public portrayal -Rogers -Protective reaction -Bombing -Public statements -Protective reaction -Presidents previous statements -Justification -Press inquiries -Nguyen Cao Ky -US air support -Bunker -Vietnamization -Public relations -ARVN ability -Compared to North Vietnamese forces -Cambodia -US air power -Amount, type -Presidents position -Increases -Public opinion -Duration of increase -B-52 strikes -Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -Tricia Nixons comments -W[illiam] Stuart Symingtons comments
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rogers left at 9:45 am An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:45 am Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:47 am Vietnam -US military actions -B-52 air strikes -Numbers -Churchills On the Eastern Front -Lessons -Presidents position -US military action -Possible South Vietnamese military actions -North Vietnam Laird and Moorer left at 9:47 am Laos -Military situation -Possible outcome -US efforts -Air strikes -Preparations -Long Thieng -Vientiane -Importance of public relations -Presidents view -Presidents view -Kissingers view Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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LAOS
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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-Vientiane and Long Thieng -Need for public relations -Cambodia -Health of unknown leader -Effect of Laotian action -North Vietnamese -Press reaction Presidents press conference on March 4, 1971 -Questions -Vietnam, Middle East, PRC, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Possible result -Press -Presidents comments -Helms view Vietnam -Vietnamization -Helms view -Presidents view -Possible future -Laos (Lam Son) -ARVN forces -The Presidents decision -Helms view
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Justification -North Vietnamese forces -Effect on future operations -I Corps -Public relations efforts -Helms conversation with J. W. Alsop -Importance -Presidents view -Effect on US position in the world -Possible US withdrawal -Need for action -Public opinion -Laos (Lam Son) -Polls -Possible US withdrawal -1969 -Justification -Impossibility -Justification -Domino Theory -Indonesia -Thailand -Malaysia -Philippines -Japan -India -Presidents policy -Haigs opinion -US public opinion -Kissingers meeting with student body presidents -Discussion of Presidents policy -Media influence -Importance for US -Presidents position -Cambodia -Helms view US foreign policy -Cuba -Presidents position -Effect on Latin America
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chile -Cubas foreign policy -Communism -Helms position -US policy -Latin America -Chile -Presidents position
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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CUBA, ITALY, SPAIN
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Catholic Church -Ideological change -Presidents view -Latin America -Influence of Marxism -American Catholics
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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SPAIN
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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-Study by Roger [Surname unintelligible] -Contents -Compared to Protestant Church -William F. (Billy) Graham -Quakers -Pacifism -Presidents policy -Eastern Europe -Poland -Political orientation
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SPAIN, ITALY
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27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
US foreign policy -Radio Free Europe -Senate committee hearings -Clifford P. Case -Kissingers previous conversation with Bartlett -Brazil Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.) -Forthcoming visit to the US by Emilio Garrastazu Médici -Department of State -Presidents position -Latin America -Presidents policy -Leadership Leadership -Presidents view -France -General Charles A. J. M. de Gaulle -Italy -Spain -Latin America -Colombia US foreign policy -Latin America -Helms view -Possible 40 Committee meeting -Nelson A. Rockefellers visit -Presidents view -Chile -Ecuador -Brazil -Argentina
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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ARGENTINA
Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
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-Importance -Venezuela -Oil -Colombia -Possible visits -Peru -Announcement -Brazil -Medici -Announcement -Presidents view -Population increases -Presidents Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Latin America -Presidents view -Compared to previous Southeast Asia trip PFIAB -Possible appointment of Thomas E. Dewey -Call from Kissinger -Possible call from the President -Forthcoming meeting -Schedule -Dewey -Presidents view
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Helms schedule -House and Senate Armed Services Committee -Testimony -Soviet Union -PRC Kissinger, Haig, and Helms left at 10:15 am Conv. No. 462-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 462-6 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:15 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger Previous meeting -Richard M. Helms -Positions -Presidents view
Conversation No. 462-7 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:15 am and 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield The Presidents schedule -Herbert Stein -Forthcoming meeting with the Quadriad Papers for Presidents signature Rose Mary Woods entered at 10:20 am
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 10:20 am
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Conv. No. 462-7 (cont.)
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Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Presidents statement to television audience -Paul W. Keyes -Call to Woods
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-Presidents statement about William P. Rogers -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Presidents demeanor -Lillie and Bill Strauther [?] -Response -Melvin R. Laird -Call to Woods
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Winton M. (Red) Blounts dinner -Rogers, Nelson A. Rockefeller -Call to Woods -Rockefeller -Call to President -John C. Stennis [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time Conv. No. 462-7 (cont.) between 10:20 am and 10:28 am] [Conversation No. 462-7A] Call to Stennis [End of telephone conversation] [Unintelligible] Presidents press conference -Call from [Forename unknown] Lockhart -Key Biscayne -[Robert D.?] Bob Murphy -Possible call from President -Note from President -Wife -Presidents preparation -Call from Laird
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32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with Stennis between 10:28 am and 10:30 am] [Conversation No. 462-7B ] Presidents press conference, March 4, 1971 -Stennis call to Woods Vietnam -Presidents position -Public opinion polls -Withdrawal -Laos -Military situation -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Laird -Laos (Lam Son) -Effect [End of telephone conversation] Presidents call to Stennis Vietnam -Public opinion -Media influence -Influence of Presidents press conference -Woods view [Unintelligible] Copies of a letter to Edward R. G. Heath -Dissemination -Henry A. Kissinger -Walter H. Annenberg -Rogers Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -A Sunday church service photo -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon Conv. No. 462-7 (cont.)
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 5s ] Conv. No. 462-7 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ******************************************************************************
-A previous photo -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon A television appearance -Eisenhower, T. Nixon, President and Mrs. Nixon ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 38s ]
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34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 462-9 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 10:41 am - 10:45 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Leonard Garment
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Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Statement about press -Ronald L. Ziegler -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Laos (Lam Son) -Current situation -Compared to World War I -Israel -Robert B. Semple, Jr.s question -Presidents response -Cease fire -Yitzhak Rabin
Conversation No. 462-10
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 10:45 am - 10:46 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Charles W. Colson Conv. No. 462-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 462-11 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 10:46 am - 10:49 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Charles W. Colson Presidents schedule -Possible trip to Rochester -Potential problems Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Need for follow-up -Colsons calls -Presidents statement about the press -Cambodia -Supporters -Peter J. Brennan -Veterans -American Legion -Congress -Presidents response to question
Conversation No. 462-12
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 10:49 am - 11:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Nelson A. Rockefeller -Schedule -Possible briefing White House press briefing -Unemployment -Revenue sharing -Congressional approval Presidents schedule -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Military action in Vietnam Public relations -Leonard Garment -Haldemans forthcoming call to Garment -Press release on Presidents musical interest -Compared with revenue sharing -Charles W. Colsons efforts -Work with Senate and House -J. William Fulbright Presidents press conference -Mobilization of Presidents supporters -Call from John C. Stennis -Cabinet officers -Mobilization of Presidents supporters -Clark MacGregor -White House staff efforts -Colson -Labor -Ronald L. Ziegler -Raymond K. Price, Jr.s staff -Herbert G. Klein -Colson
Conv. No. 462-12 (cont.)
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents statement about the press -Laos Polls -David R. Derge [?] -Laos -Statistics -Compared to 1968 campaign polls -Democrat candidates -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy Presidents press conference -William P. Rogers -Follow-up press conference -Laos (Lam Son) -Middle East -Melvin R. Laird -Follow-up press conference Presidents schedule -Rockefeller meeting -Possible attendees -John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz -Press briefing on revenue sharing -Presidents appearance -Ziegler Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:49 am
Conv. No. 462-12 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:06 am Mobilization of Presidents supporters -The Presidents press conference -Effect on troops -Compared to a campaign
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Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 10:49 am Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Possible press response -Zieglers assessment -Robert B. Semple, Jr.s comments -Martin Schrams question -The Presidents response -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Attitude of press -Semple -Eugene V. Risher -Response -Lead story -Laos (Lam Son) -Vietnamization -South Vietnam -Possible invasion of North Vietnam -The Presidents position -Response Presidents schedule -Quadriad meeting -National Security Council meeting -Topics discussed -John B. Connally briefing -Comments on the economy -Time -Rockefeller meeting -Photo coverage -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Edwin L. Harper -Public relations options -Possible press briefing on revenue sharing -Responses -Warren E. Hearnes -Patrick J. Lucey -Popular support -Photo -Location -Press briefing -Presidents possible appearance -Forthcoming message to Congress George W. Romney -Briefing on revenue sharing -Possible joint briefing with Rockefeller and Agnew -Possible meeting with Ehrlichman, Shultz, and Agnew
Conv. No. 462-12 (cont.)
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Talk with Ziegler Presidents schedule -Rockefeller -Time Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:06 am Conv. No. 462-12 (cont.) Vietnam -Prisoners of War [POWs] and Missing In Action [MIAs] -Number, definition Ziegler left at 11:06 am
Conversation No. 462-13 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 11:06 am - 1:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally, Arthur F. Burns, George P. Shultz, and Paul W. McCracken Greetings Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Presidents statement about the press Quadriad meetings -Format -McCrackens and Burns roles -Format Rolls-Royce -White House news summary -Lockheed -Possible deal -Current situation
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-British government involvement -Assessment of cost -Connallys statements to British ambassador -Administrations position -Negotiations -New Rolls-Royce offer -Costs -Guarantees -Possible restrictions and delays -Guarantees -Possible Lockheed bankruptcy -Dan [Surname unintelligible] response -Connallys response -Airlines response -Lockheeds financial situation -Connallys actions -Banks -Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr. -Banks, airlines, Lockheed -George R. S. Baring [Earl of Cromer] -Tillinghast James S. McDonnell of McDonnell-Douglas -Previous conversation with Connally -DC-10 compared with L-1011 -Lockheed -Trans World Airlines [TWA] -United Airlines -Sales -Future problems -L-1011s -DC-10s -Possible merger with Lockheed -John N. Mitchell -Presidents position -Pratt and Whitney -TriStar -Financial obligations -Subcontractors Aircraft industry
Conv. No. 462-12 (cont.)
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Outlook -Administration policy -Secor D. Browne -Richard W. McLaren -View of possible merger -Peter M. Flanigan -American Airlines, TWA -Braniff Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.) -Presidents position -Lyndon B. Johnsons position -Need for White House staff expert -The Presidents view -Department of Transportation -General Lucius DuB. Clay, Jr. -Thomas E. Dewey -Herbert Brownell -Pan American Airlines interests -Dewey -Connallys concerns -Banks and insurance companies concerns -Lockheed-Rolls-Royce merger -Financial situation -United, American, Eastern, TWA, and Pan American Airlines -Profits -Effect on Wall Street -Thomas S. Gates, Jr. -A possible meeting -Flanigans work -Possible need for White House expert -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Supersonic Transport [SST] work -Qualifications -Banking, insurance, airline, and Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB] jurisdictions -Chief executive officers -Bert S. Cross -Robert C. Tyson -Clay -Dewey -Albert H. Smith, Jr. -Walter N. Thayer
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Frederic G. Donner -List of recommendations -Shultzs role -Lockheed merger -Mitchell -McLaren -Presidents position -Possible Connally conversations -Presidents goal -Mitchell -Dan [Surname unintelligible] -Justice Department -Possible leak
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
Unemployment -Figures -Trend -Average work week -Rates of employment -Size of workforce -Factors -Figures -Administration stance -Public relations -Public statements -Presidents position -Unity -Comparison to 1930s -Franklin D. Roosevelts speeches -Confidence -Credibility -McCracken, Shultz -Confidence -Presidents position -Roosevelts example -Public statements -Administration spokesman -Presidents comments -Laos -Cambodia -Compared with Dwight D. Eisenhowers D-Day landing
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Compared with Presidents Vietnam policy -Press position -Bias -Administration position -Possible wage and price controls -Figures -Administration position Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.) -Credibility -Press -Federal Reserve Board -Burns -Economic policy -Effect of criticism -Need for unity -Eisenhower administration example -Federal Reserve Board -George T. Humphrey -Robert B. Anderson -Jim Bains [sp?] [?] -Burns position -Press -Credibility -Presidents timing of press conferences -Presidents statement about press at March 4, 1971 press conference Quadriad -Relationship with the President -Burns -Presidents relationship -Advisory capacity -Compared with Presidents use of Henry A. Kissinger, William P. Rogers, and National Security Council -Response to press conference question -Federal Reserve Board -Burns -Position -Shultz -McCracken -Connally -Uses
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-SST testimony SST -Presidents decision -Burns position -Testimony -George H. Mahons assessment -Connally -Warren G. (Maggie) Magnuson -William Proxmire -Support -Compared with Wayne Morse -A previous filibuster -Administrations position -Importance Interest rates -Need for a decrease -Connallys view -Percentage -M1 money supply -Need for administration action -Prime rate decrease -Extent -Effect -General Motors -Average American -Foreign capital -Burns view -M1 money supply -Federal Reserve Board action -Long-term rates -New public offerings of corporate securities -Trends in recent years -Current situation -Reasons -Expansionary effect -Effect on interest rates -Federal actions -Monetary policy -Possible negative effect
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Banking -Charles G. (Bebe) Rebozos view -Effect of prosperity -Statements by Burns and Connally -Internal, public -Alfred Hayes press conference -New York Times -Possible Federal actions -Short-term rates -Long-term rates -Burns forthcoming Congressional testimony
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
Dupont brokerage firm -Possible insolvency -Connallys previous conversations -Gustave L. Levy of Goldman Sachs -Bernard J. (Bunny) Lasker -H. Ross Perot -Financial support -Connallys efforts -Possible Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] action -Possible action by Burns and Connally -Call from Connally to Perot -Possible action by Perot -SEC -Possible actions -Possible meeting between Perot and SEC -Securities Investors Protection Insurance Corporation [SIPIC] -SEC and Federal Reserve Board rules -Violations -SIPIC -Possible actions -Burns view -Connallys forthcoming call to Perot -Administration efforts -Presidents instructions -Lockheed and Penn Central comparisons -Anti-trust actions -Shultzs instructions -Study -Domestic Council review
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John D. Ehrlichman -John W. Dean, III and Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Presidents position -Enforcement -Mergers -Criteria -Dupont family actions Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.) -Perots actions -Withdrawal of financial support -Purpose -Stanford University research study -Connallys forthcoming call to Perot Milk price supports -Parity level -Clifford M. Hardin -Importance -Wilbur D. Mills -Department of Agriculture, Shultzs position -Cost estimates -Department of Agriculture -Mills -Importance -Mills -Cheese -Presidents position on parity level -Cost estimates -Land O Lakes of Sarasota, Florida -Possible effects -Mills -Hubert H. Humphrey -Mills -Farmers lobby -1970 campaign -Compared with Congress of Industrial Organizations [CIO] -Mills -Cheese, school milk -Farmers lobby -Program -Effect on textile quotas -Government actions to date
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cheese for school lunch program -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] response -Political and trade implications
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Milk price supports -Farmers lobby -Price goal -Possible effect on production -Hardin -US consumption of dairy products -School lunch program -Effect on farm program, economy as a whole -Mills -Possible action -Cheese and school milk program -Possible meeting between the President and Mills -An anecdote -House Ways and Means Committee -John W. Byrnes -Mills -Byrnes -Social Security and Welfare Reform -Possible meeting between Connally and Byrnes Presidents schedule
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Nelson A. Rockefeller -Rochester trip cancellation -Forthcoming Evening at the White House -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons birthday party -Invitations -Entertainment -Irish singers -Irish Prime Minister [John M. (Jack) Lynch] -Refreshments -Shultzs wife Ireland -Lynch -History -Great Britain -Potato Famine -Immigration to US -View of US
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
Economy -Capital expenditures -Increases -Trend -Importance -Commerce Department figures -Need for credibility -Press -Presidents relations with the press -Statement at March 4, 1971 press conference -Money supply -Report by Burns -Presidents understanding -Federal Reserve Board action -Hayes -Presidents understanding -Weekly figures -Presidents staffs understanding -Bankers position Presidents staff -Kissinger and Rogers
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for unity -Comparison with Johnsons staff -Clark M. Clifford -Vietnam policy -H. H. Humphrey -Need for unity -Teamwork -James B. (Scotty) Reston -Winston S. Churchills On the Eastern Front -Lessons of World War I -Leadership -Austria -Soviet Union -Germany -Erich F. W. Ludendorf -Helmut von Moltke
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
Economy -Quadriad -Press comments -Presidents response -Meetings -Frequency of Presidents contacts with individual members -Money supply -Connallys testimony -Shultzs, McCrackens, and Burns responses -Wage and price increases -Effect on individual savings -Presidents position -Need for unity -Burns, McCracken, Connally -Effect -President -Ronald L. Ziegler
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52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Woods left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 12:47 pm Unemployment -July 1 -Press coverage -James D. Hodgsons statement -Post-Quadriad briefing -Press questions -Connallys possible statement -Compared with confirmation testimony -Connallys role -Compared with confirmation testimony -New plant and equipment figures -Shultzs view -Tone, content -Shultzs view -Presidents view Ziegler left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm Burns -Actions -Effect on Administration -Shultz -Position -Interest rates discussion -Presidents demeanor Building trades -Agreements -Davis-Bacon Act -Acceptance prospects -Administration follow-up -Possible problems -Wage and price freeze -Possible labor response -Davis-Bacon Act -Wage and price controls -Presidents position
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:00 pm Presidents schedule Butterfield left at 1:02 pm Milk price supports -Shultzs preparation -Mills -Administration position -Possible announcement -Effect -Department of Agriculture -Presidents position -Political implications -Compared to steel -Connallys view -Farmers -Importance -Parity levels -Importance compared to other industries -Grain negotiations with Great Britain -Connallys conversation with Hardin -Presidents position -Cheese Presidents schedule -Rockefeller meeting -Shultzs attendance Connallys schedule -Hardin -New job -Confirmation testimony -A party in New York -John Loeb [?] -Rockefeller Connally and Shultz left at 1:05 pm Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 462-14 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 1:06 pm - unknown before 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -General Walter R. Tkach Tkach entered at 1:06 pm
Conv. No. 462-13 (cont.)
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H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 1:08 pm Tkach left at 1:10 pm John A. (Jack) Mulcahy -Possible meeting with the President -Meeting with William H. Carruthers -Evening at the White House, March 16, 1971 -Location -Meeting with President Haldeman left at an unknown time before 1:17 pm
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 462-15 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 1:17 pm - 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office
Conv. No. 462-14 (cont.)
The President met with John A. (Jack) Mulcahy and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Greetings Evening at the White House, March 16, 1971 -Mulcahys arrival -Mulcahy family -Schedule -Daughter -Kevin Mulcahy A story about a cemetery -Henry C. Cashen, II -Mulcahy Mulcahys tour of duty in Ireland Mulcahys briefing, March 5, 1971 -Peter M. Flanigan [?] Mulcahys previous meeting with Jerry Brown [?] -A list on union activities -Transmittal to President Plans for an addition to Afrin [?] Castle -William P. Rogers previous visit -Location Possible trip by President to Ireland
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Jack McCarthy -Position -Coverage of St. Patricks Day parade -Trip from Ireland -Evening at the White House, March 16, 1971 -Invitation -Mr. and Mrs. McCarthys attendance -Arthur F. and Helen (Bernstein) Burns attendance -Support for the President Presidential gifts -Golf balls, cuff links, and tie clasps for Mulcahy and McCarthy Mulcahys schedule Mulcahy left at 1:23 pm Mulcahy Presidents schedule -Camp David -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Departure time -Nelson A. Rockefeller meeting and briefing -Time An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:23 pm Wrong buzzer
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:25 pm Mulcahy -Compared with Robert H. Abplanalp -Background A telegram from Charlton Heston Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.) -Leslie T. (Bob) Hopes previous conversations with the President -Receipt -Haldemans instructions to Bruce A. Kehrli -Kehrlis effort to locate Heston Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:23 pm Presidents schedule -John B. Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 1:25 pm Telegram from Heston -A call from Kehrli -Hope -White House efforts -Content of telegram -Pornography Connally entered at 1:25 pm Connallys press briefing -Ronald L. Zieglers response Connallys schedule -Work at Treasury Department -Social schedule -Purpose -Cyrus R. (C. R.) Smith, Robert S. Strauss, and Henry H. (Joe) Fowler dinner at the Metropolitan Club -Andre Meyer [?], Lewellyn A. Jennings, Frank Stanton, Clark M. Clifford, Hubert H. Humphrey, John D. Harper -Thomas C. (Del) Barger, Gustave L. Levy, Joseph A. Thomas
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Political orientation -Purpose -Work at Treasury Department -National security work -The Presidents view -Purposes US foreign policy -Middle East Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
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-World War II -Operation Overlord -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Omaha Beach -Vietnam -US military forces -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Connallys possible public comments -Presidents possible actions -Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Outcome of war -Possible Connally conversations -Possible US military actions -Reasons
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Prisoners of War [POWs] -Vietnamese elections -US strategy -Critics -Polls -Laos (Lam Son) -Presidents position -US strategy -Outcome -Presidents advisors -Connallys role -Kissinger -Rogers Economic policy -Connallys role -Charls E. Walkers role -Connallys work at Treasury Department -Paul W. McCracken -Burns -Knowledge -Personnel at Treasury Department -Walker -Paul A. Volcker -Walker -James E. Smith -Staff -Need for additional staff -Frederic V. Maleks role Economic policy -Statements to New York crowd -Confidence -Compared to foreign policy statements -Stock market -Trend -Interest rates -Connallys statements to Burns -Presidents response -Bankers response -Burns -George P. Shultzs role
Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connallys role -The Presidents handling -Quadriad meetings -Leaks to press -Relations with Congress -Humphrey -Federal Reserve Board -President -Connally -Quadriad meeting, March 5, 1971 -Bonds -Interest rates -Burns forthcoming Congressional testimony -Response -Effect on banks -Tax payments -Disposition -Connallys view -Time deposits -Response -Interest rates -Burns -Connally -Banks -Long-term -Connallys finances as an example -Ranch -Loan -Interest rate -Discussions with bankers -Decreases in interest rates -Loans -Banks -Money supply -Interest rates -Administration policy -Short-term -Prime rate -Connallys discussion with Jake Jacobson -Lyndon B. Johnson administration work -Jacobsons bank
Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Loans -Number -Rates -Presidents position -Administration policy -Rates -Connallys check of other banks -Charles G. (Bebe) Rebozos bank -Average citizen -Trends in economy -Unemployment figures -Stock market levels -Increases -Confidence -Burns view -Other economists views -Shultz -McCracken -Connallys view -Rate of economic growth -Unemployment decrease -Presidents budget -Corporate taxes and profits -Unemployment -Federal revenue -Comments to press -Press view Connallys schedule -New York trip -Transportation -Rockefeller -Albany, New York City -John T. Logan Connally left at 1:50 pm Connally -Future -Work at Treasury Department
Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:50 pm Refreshment order Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm Burns -Quadriad meeting, March 5, 1971 -Presidents statements An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 1:50 pm Sanchezs schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm Presidents schedule -Cancellation of Rochester trip -Possible problems -J. Edgar Hoover Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Charles W. Colson -Calls -Senate -Possible public response -Cambodia issue -Press -Ziegler -Washington Post, New York Times -Presidents response -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Presidents response to a question -Tone -Content -Coverage Vietnam -News coverage -Public opinion -Effect
Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Editorials -Tchepone battle -Coverage -Possible outcome -Kissinger -Troops -National Security Council [NSC] meeting, March 5, 1971 -US military action Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.) -The Presidents instructions -Bombing -Reasons Presidents press conferences -Preparation -Results -Importance -Possible office press conferences -William H. Carruthers -Meeting with President [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:50 pm and 2:05 pm] [Conversation No. 462-15A] Presidents schedule -Carruthers [End of telephone conversation] An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 1:50 pm Presidents schedule -Carruthers The unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm [Unintelligible] An unknown man
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Polls -An analysis -Vietnam War -George H. Gallup poll -Questions -Laos (Lam Son) -Compared with White House poll and another poll -Results Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.) -Compared with previous Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -Chilton, ORC -Compared with previous polls -Chilton Carruthers entered at 2:05 pm Presidents future press conferences -Oval Office -Camera coverage -Carruthers view -Seating options -Camera locations -Presidents and press positions -Camera positioning -Presidents and press positions -Briefing room -Oval Office -Presidents view -Lighting -Types of cameras -Presidents and press positions -Camera positions -History -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Camera positioning -Coverage -Lighting -Blue Room -Lighting -Briefing room -Blue Room -Radio simulcast
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Old Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Radio coverage -Capacity -Radio coverage -Locations -Radio, film considerations -Pool coverage -Types of cameras -Oval Office -Atmosphere -Photo coverage -Atmosphere -Photo coverage -Lighting -Set-up time -Lead-time -Scenario -Costs -Photo coverage Presidents schedule -Rockefeller meeting -Location Presidents future press conferences -Carruthers work -Make-up -Importance -Presidents preparation -Importance -Time needed -Importance Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Carruthers response -Ziegler -Press response -Compared to the Vice Presidents comments -Presidents preparation -Presidents statement to audience -Effect
Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Rockefeller Carruthers schedule Haldeman and Carruthers left at 2:20 pm Conv. No. 462-15 (cont.)
Conversation No. 462-16 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez The Presidents schedule [?] The President and Sanchez left at 2:20 pm Conversation No. 462-17 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 4:20 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown Secret Service agents met [Unintelligible] The unknown Secret Service agents left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm
Conversation No. 462-18 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown after 4:20 pm until 4:28 pm
67 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office President met with Robert H. Finch [Recording begins while the conversation is in progress] Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Young peoples response -Finch children -Vietnam policy -Effect of Laos (Lam Son) -Interdiction of North Vietnamese supplies -US withdrawal -R. Sargent Shriver -Middle East -Jewish response -W[illiam] Stuart Symington -Henry A. Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Presidents comments -Jewish response -Symington -J. William Fulbright -Rogers -Critics -Presidents response -Effect on press Presidents press conferences -Television -Frequency -Possible office press conferences -Frequency -Coverage -Frequency -Importance of television Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Finchs previous conversation with a barber -Presidents familiarity with press -Peter Lisagor, Lucian C. (Lou) Warren, Robert B. Semple, Jr. -Laos (Lam Son)
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect of Presidents statements -Compared with Cambodia -Justification Ronald W. Reagan -A proposal -Funding problems -A poll -Medicaid proposal -Congressional and California state legislature Polls -Presidents support -George H. Gallup poll -Laos (Lam Son) -Vietnam -Economy -Stock market level -Revenue sharing -Welfare reform -Effect of Presidents policies
Conv. No. 462-18 (cont.)
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Cabinet -George W. Romney -John B. Connally -Press, Congress -Committee on education -Atlanta trip
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Meeting with Finch -Laos -Youth Presidents appeal to youth Conv. No. 462-18 (cont.) -Question and answer technique -Compared with Edmund G. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Finch children -Presidents responses at March 4, 1971 press conference -Nixon daughters -Rogers -Vietnam -Presidents phraseology, tone Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Unasked question -Finchs uses -Tone of answer prepared -Humphrey, Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson, John C. Stennis -Vietnam -1961 compared with 1969 -US plans -Clark M. Cliffords 1968 statement -Withdrawal of US forces -Presidents record -Withdrawal of US troops -Casualty rate -Compared with Lyndon B. Johnson administration -1961 situation -Compared with John F. Kennedy administration -Humphrey, Muskie -Use of surrogate speakers -Administration plans Mexicans Finch left at 4:28 pm
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Conversation No. 462-19 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 4:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person
Conv. No. 462-18 (cont.)
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The unknown person left at 4:29 pm
Conversation No. 462-20 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: 4:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Charles W. Colson
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Conversation No. 462-21 Date: March 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:30 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Stock market -Dow Jones average -Volume Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:30 pm Presidents schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler meeting -Presidents departure time Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:32 pm Stock market -Previous days Dow Jones average -Volume -Dow Jones average [The President talked with Charles W. Colson at an unknown time between 4:30 pm and 4:33 pm] [Conversation No. 462-21A] Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference -Response -Colsons findings -Unknown persons (members) -Laos -Administration action -Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] Henry A. Kissinger entered at 4:33 pm
72 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissingers schedule Presidents schedule -Camp David Vietnam -Developments -Reports Middle East -A meeting -A statement on Israel -Presidents statement in March 4, 1971 press conference -Possible settlement -Joseph J. Siscos statement -Response Nelson A. Rockefeller -Meeting with President -Meeting with Kissinger Press coverage of Vietnam War -A tape of Howard K. Smith and [Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Laos (Lam Son) commentary -Presidents critics -White House news summary -Press coverage Presidents schedule -Helicopter Public relations -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Comments on Vietnam -Press -Presidents comments -Press Presidents critics -Brookings Institute meeting -Kissingers comments to John W. Gardner
Conv. No. 462-21 (cont.)
73 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents policies -Presidents March 4, 1971 press conference comments -Presidents policies -Effect of the Establishment Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 4:40 pm Conv. No. 462-21 (cont.)