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Date: 
Mar 10, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 465-1 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:25 am and 9:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield [?] Presidents schedule -William L. Safire meeting Butterfield [?] left at an unknown time before 9:33 am
Conversation No. 465-2 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 9:33 am - 9:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with William L. Safire Draft of Presidents forthcoming speech on law enforcement -Length of draft -Presidents revisions -Wording -Warren E. Burger -John N. Mitchell -Wording -Reform of judicial system -Priority -Patrick J. Buchanan -Wording -Respect for law -Radicals -Lawyers -Police -Leonard Garment and Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Legal services reference
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Office of Economic Opportunity -Delivery of final draft -Burgers remarks -Burgers review -Williamsburg -Presidents previous speech Interviews with President -Cyrus L. (Cy) Sulzberger -Stewart J. O. Alsop -New York Times and Sulzberger -James B. (Scotty) Reston Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 9:45 am Presidents schedule -Ceremony for Revenue Sharing for Rural Community Development -Signing ceremony -Television appearance -Mark I. Goode -Handshakes and photographs -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Signing ceremony -Message to Congress -Talking paper Butterfield left at 9:45 am Presidents previous interview with Sulzberger -Possible review by President Safire left at 9:45 am
Conversation No. 465-3 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 9:50 am - 9:51 am Location: Oval Office
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Mark I. Goode Meeting with farm leaders -A signing ceremony -Roosevelt Room -Alexander P. Butterfield -Camera locations -Pen distribution -Stephen B. Bull Goode left at 9:51 am
Conv. No. 465-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 465-4 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 9:51 am - 10:01 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John W. Scott, Robert N. Hampton, Lowell J. Endahl, C. W. McMillan, John E. Butterbrodt, Don F. Magdanz, John Palmer, Eugene Moos, Robert Lederer, Patrick Healy, Harry Graham, Claude W. Gifford, Devoe H. Willard, John I. Sutherland, Parke Brinkley, Frank Frazier, Walter W. Goeppinger, Charles Toan, Albert Russell, Robert J. Andrews, Elbert Harp, Ralph T. Jackson, Lorraine Kirker, Roy B. Keppey, and unknown men [General conversation] Presidents message on Revenue Sharing for Rural Community Development -Briefing -Length -White House theater Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:51 am -Press briefing White House tour
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rural problems -Priority for Nixon administration -Presidents message to Congress -Signing ceremony -Briefing Scott, et al. left at 9:56 am; unknown men remained -A bill in Congress -Opposition -Position on revenue sharing -Democratic governors -Administration efforts -Minority groups -Reorganization The President and the unknown men left at 10:01 am Conv. No. 465-3 (cont.) 465-2
Conversation No. 465-5 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?] Presidents schedule -Peter M. Flanigan The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 10:13 am
Conversation No. 465-6 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 10:13 am - 10:23 am Location: Oval Office
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Peter M. Flanigan Textile trade negotiations with Japan -Presidents conversation with John N. Mitchell, March 9, 1971 -Concessions -Wilbur D. Mills -Flanigans conversation with Mitchell, March 9, 1971 -Mills efforts -Effect on negotiations -Presidents position -A letter to Eisaku Sato -Possible Presidential statement -Textile legislation -Possible action -Mills -Wording -Conversation with Peter G. Peterson -Presidents message -Draft -Review -Mitchell -John B. Connally -Tone -Administration position -Textile legislation -Timing -George P. Shultz and Peterson -Possible action -Congress -Administration -Administrations position -Presidents view -Japan -Peterson -Flanigans conversation with Japanese ambassador -Mills role -Presidents position -Trade requirements -Mills -Mills
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Steel compared with textiles -Textile industry position -Public relations efforts -Administration -Mills Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] treaty -Ronald L. Ziegler -A statement on Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -James C. Fletcher -Meeting with President -Position -Ziegler clarification -Presidents position -Daniel L. Schorr -Meeting with Fletcher and university presidents -Presidents position -Zieglers meeting with Fletcher -Clarification of comments -Schorr -Fletcher William J. Casey -Senate confirmation -Committee -Full Senate -William Proxmire -A federal judges testimony -John G. Tower Flanigan left at 10:23 am
Conv. No. 465-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 465-7 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:23 am and 10:42 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. and Noel C. Koch Bull left at an unknown time before 10:42 am Conversation No. 465-8 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 10:42 am - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -George P. Shultz Presidents interview with Cyrus L. (Cy) Sulzberger -William P. Rogers calls to President and Haldeman A National Security Council [NSC] meeting, March 10, 1971 -Cancellation -Henry A. Kissinger -Rogers -Kissinger Raymond K. Price, Jr. and Noel C. Koch entered at 10:43 am Greetings Presidents schedule -April 22 event -Josip Broz Tito -Forthcoming Head of State visit -General Nguyen Van Thieu Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Graduation exercises for Naval Officer Candidate School -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Revisions -Vietnam War -Length -Subject
Conv. No. 465-6 (cont.)
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Graduating class -Eisenhowers class standing Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Attitudes toward military service -Navy -Vietnam War -Military situation -Effect on attitudes -Vietnamization -Naval situation -Presidents recollections -Value -Presidents comments -Years of service -Wording -Value -Revisions -Vietnam War -Presidents policy -Audience -Graduating class at Newport compared with the country at large -Effect on speech content -Youths attitude toward military -Value -Audience -Graduating class at Newport compared with draftees and enlistees -Volunteer army Military -Value to graduating class at Newport -Compared with Presidents military unit -Compared with enlisted men -Value to blacks, poor whites Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Next draft -Revisions -Audience -Country -Graduating class
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Similarity to Sulzberger interview -Distribution -Accuracy -Audience -Similarity to Sulzberger interview -Audience -Dissemination -Length -Tone -Biblical quotations -William F. (Billy) Graham -President -Wording -Another draft Presidents schedule -Williamsburg -Delivery of Newport speech
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Revisions -Vietnam War -Military service -Sacrifices of young Americans -Presidents view -US foreign policy -Military action -US defense capacity -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Wording -Administration policy -Tone -Expected response -Compared with Presidents Williamsburg speech -Judicial system reform -Vietnam War -Rogers previous comments to Veterans of Foreign Wars -Headlines -Possible television coverage Prices office
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Workload -Foreign policy -State Department -Letters to heads of state -Kissingers offices work Correspondence -Importance -Difficulty -Administration handling -State Department Price and Koch left at 11:05 am Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Sulzberger interview -Koch New York Times -Sulzbergers story -Press -Influence -Ronald L. Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein -News people Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Coverage -Compared with Sulzberger interview Kissinger and Rogers -Relations James C. Fletcher story -Daniel L. Schorrs story -Presidents meeting with Peter M. Flanigan -Meeting with President -Presidents position on Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Ziegler -Attendance at a luncheon -Schorr
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Date -Schorr -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Robert H. Finch Presidents appearance in Des Moines, March 1, 1971 -Republican Congressional leadership meeting -Presidents reception -Demonstrations -Republican Congressional leadership meeting -News coverage -Washington Post and news magazines -Statements from a White House staffer
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
Presidents trip to Williamsburg -Ziegler -Logistics -Airport, helipad, Williamsburg Inn and Conference Center -Possible demonstration at the College of William and Mary Presidents public appearances -Demonstrators -Laos (Lam Son) issue -Forthcoming Presidential election -Texas -Albuquerque -Utah -Nevada -California -North Dakota -Reason -Lyndon B. Johnsons experience -Ziegler and Jeb Stuart Magruder -Des Moines -Demonstrations -Press coverage -Cabinet dinner -Jack R. Miller -Clifford M. Hardin -Des Moines Register -White House responses
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Miller -News magazines -Counter-demonstrations -Williamsburg -Newport, Rhode Island -Presidents popularity -John B. Connallys statement -Polls -Percentages
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
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Press -Newsweek story -Presidents demeanor at previous press conference -Possible White House response -Letters -Ziegler -Donald Oberdorfer, Jr. -News magazines -Laos operation (Lam Son) coverage -Presidents possible future television appearances -A film -March 22, 1971 -One-on-one interview -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Barbara Walters -Today show taping, March 11, 1971 -Distribution -Timing -Conditions
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Length -Editing -Length -Schedule -Ladies of the press interview -Yellow Oval Room and Red Room -Walters Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Today show taping -Conditions -Questions -Kissinger -Interview subjects -Schedule -Today show -Interview with ladies of the press -Distribution -Content -Time -Walters -Walters interview -Length -Content -Howard K. Smith interview -Compared with Walters interview -Time -Walters interview -Content -Role of women -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon, daughters -Haldemans interview for Washington Monthly magazine -A letter from Matt Storm [?] -Possible action -Magazine -Prices attitude -Experience with press -Editorial writers -Work at White House -Relations with administration -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -James Keogh -Moynihan
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Newsweek Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 11:20 am Camp David -Cabinet requests -Presidents schedule -Cabinet requests -John A. Volpe -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Call from Butterfield -Gridiron Dinner -Grandchildren -White House staff -Cabinet members -Volpe -Calls by Butterfield -Richard M. Helms -Facilities -Volpe -Senior staff at Department of Transportation -Use -Presidents use -Staff -Commerce Department picnic -File on use -Agnew -John N. and Martha (Beall) Mitchell -File on use -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes -Butterfields Cabinet list -Volpe -Elliot L. Richardson -Volpe -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Use -President -Others -Florida -Offer -Volpe
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Gridiron dinner -Connally -Agnew -Use during week -Departmental conferences -Agnew -Butterfields call Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Florida The President left at an unknown time after 11:20 am Volpe -A dinner, March 9, 1971 -Camp David -A dinner -Calls -Camp David The President entered at an unknown time before 11:36 am Presidents schedule -Kissinger Butterfield left at 11:36 am Volpe Presidents dinner, March 9, 1971 -Agnews demeanor
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Volpe -Possible meeting with President -John D. Ehrlichman -Possible meeting with President Presidents dinner, March 9, 1971
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
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Presidents schedule -Meetings with Cabinet officers -Connally -Approach to textiles -Shultz
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Connallys [?] schedule -Gridiron Dinner -Camp David -Gridiron Dinner -Presidents possible attendance Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
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Presidents appearances since 1970 elections -Press conferences, interviews, State of the Union address, speeches -Public relations -Presidents popularity -News summary reports -Financial editors -Paul W. McCracken -Arthur F. Burns -Stock market, March 9, 1971 -Gains -Bernard J. (Bunny) Lasker -Polls -Televised interviews with the President -Timing -George H. Gallup results -White House polls -Youth in sample -1970 polls -Presidential approval ratings
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Economic factors -Vietnam War -Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Cambodian operation -Compared with third year of John F. Kennedys administration -Polls -Use of Presidents time Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Public relations -Patrick J. Buchanan -Magruder White House staff -Connallys view -Role -Responsibilities -Workload -Background -Public relations concerns -Moynihan and Connally -Finch and Rumsfeld -Connally and Moynihan -Finch and Rumsfeld An article in Fortune -Administration cycles -Nixon administration compared with [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson administration -Franklin D. Roosevelt administration -Abraham Lincoln administration -Nixon and Wilson administrations -Social welfare cycle -Roosevelt -Nixon and Wilson administrations -New cycle -Democratic Party -Republican Party -Coalition of Republicans and Southern Democrats -Author [Forename unknown] Wrightley [?] -Catalyst -Liberal Republicans -Ripon Society
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rumsfeld -Peer judgement
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Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents forthcoming interview with Walters -Question on Mrs. Nixon and daughters -Presidents responses -Richard A. Moore -[Forename unknown] Jesselmans [?] article -Delivery of information -Presidents return from Williamsburg Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Work with Price Kissinger entered at 12:00 pm
Presidents interview with Sulzberger in New York Times -Joseph W. Alsops call to Kissinger Presidents previous meeting with Price -Influence of New York Times Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Kissingers review -Tone -Similarity to Sulzberger interview -Meeting with Price and Koch -Presidents March 7, 1971 call to Koch An unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 12:00 pm Request for Ziegler The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 12:05 pm Presidents forthcoming speech in Newport, Rhode Island -Kochs draft -Similarity to Sulzberger interview in New York Times -New York Times influence -Price -Audience -Television and newspaper representatives
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Ziegler entered at 12:05 pm ABM -Fletcher story -White House response -Influence on nomination as National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] director -White House response Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Zieglers previous press briefing -CBS -Meeting with President -Zieglers meeting with Fletcher -Presidents position -Fletcher -Meeting with Ziegler -Meeting with President -Position on ABM -Confirmation testimony -Position on ABM -Nomination -Schorr -White House response to Fletcher story -Williamsburg -Zieglers handling -Importance -Soviet Union -Congress -Soviet weaponry -Capability -Fletcher story -Importance -Zieglers meeting with Fletcher -Charles W. Colson -Zieglers handling at press briefing -White House response to Fletcher story -Call to CBS -Presidents meeting with Fletcher -Presidents position Presidents interviews -Sulzberger
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Use -Stewart J. O. Alsop -Richard (Dick) Wilson -Sulzberger -Use -Possible review by President -Use -Possible reading by President -Possible comment by White House -Use -Nature -Presidents policies of review and comment -Use -Presidents policies of review Fletcher story -Zieglers response to CBS -Importance -Zieglers and Fletchers response -Flanigan -Fletcher -Accuracy -Meeting with President -Importance -White House response -Meeting with President Ziegler left at 12:18 pm -Basis -Scientists J. W. Alsop Ziegler -Work -Response to Fletcher story Haldeman left at 12:22 pm Presidents interview with Sulzberger -Possible J. W. Alsop column
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Staff assistance -Kissinger and Ziegler -Content -J. W. Alsops view -Possible S. J. O. Alsop column -Other attendees -Compared with J. W. Alsop interview(s) -Content -Compared with other Presidents -J. W. Alsop -Presidents reading -Presidents purpose -New York Times coverage -John B. Oakes -James B. (Scotty) Reston Forthcoming book by Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -Tone Robert S. McNamara -Form of address -Possible postscript -Meetings with Kissinger -Importance -Support for Administration policy -Vietnam War -A dinner at Alsops house -Laos operation (Lam Son) John [Surname unintelligible] Rogers -Kissingers previous conversation -Cancellation of NSC meeting -Israel -Egypt -Soviet Union -A March 9, 1971 meeting -Helms -Position on Middle East -Suez Canal
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Letters to heads of state -Postscripts -Indira Gandhi -Morocco McNamara -Position at World Bank -Continued work -News reports -David M. Kennedy -Work -Term of service -Possible re-appointment -Support for Administration -[Forename unknown] Freeman -Presidents letter Freeman -Head of a British television channel -Message for President Presidents previous interview with Sulzberger -Reasons -Sulzberger -Sulzbergers position at New York Times -Oakes -Presidents purpose -Reston -Content -Presidents foreign policy -J. W. Alsops response -Southeast Asia -Golda Meir -Kissingers view Forthcoming Evans and Novak book -Kissingers interview, March 9, 1971 -Presidents foreign policy -Consistency -Presidents foreign policy report
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Foreign Affairs article -Guam conference -Ireland -Kissingers interview -Presidents trips -Meetings with heads of state -Romania -China policy -Foreign policy compared with domestic policy -Length -Publication date Laos operation (Lam Son) -Withdrawal -South Vietnamese position -Timing -Ellsworth F. Bunker -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Kissingers view -North Vietnamese -Military situation -Casualties -North Vietnamese supply routes -Reasoning -Thieu -Possible US position -Abrams -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -State Department -Melvin R. Laird -Moorer -Military situation -Possible results -Effect on future supplies -Laird -Military situation -Thieu -Forthcoming presidential election -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Capability -General Do Cao Tris death
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effectiveness -Compared with Austrian army in 1915 -North Vietnamese forces -Compared with Germans -US support -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Possible meeting with the President -Moorer -Abrams assessment of situation -Laird -Abrams -Thieus position -Withdrawal of ARVN forces -Military situation -Tchepone -Moorer and Abrams -North Vietnamese -Withdrawal -South Vietnamese -Press coverage -Thieu -South Vietnamese forces -Presidents position -Possible effect on 1972 elections -US forces -Abrams assessment Vietnam -Air strikes -Results -Weather -Effect -Laos operation -Abrams -Presidents position -Possible results -Timing of operation -Abrams -Timing of withdrawal -Abrams forthcoming report -Moorer
Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.)
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Laird -General Robert E. Pursley -Statements -ARVN -Capability -US military plans -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Laird Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Abrams -Haig -Cambodia -Fred Ladd [?] -Importance -Laos operation -Importance -Possible results -Scenario -Possible withdrawal announcement -Negotiations in Paris -Le Duc Tho -Possible US position -US troop withdrawal -Prisoners of War and Missing in Action (POW/MIA) -Cease fire -US military plans -Withdrawal -American public opinion -Compared to Korean War -Possible effect on 1972 election -Withdrawal of US forces -Residual force -Negotiations -Effect -US military plans Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -A picture of Chou En-lai -Soviet Union -A speech by Chou En-lai on Vietnam War -Kissingers analysis -North Vietnam relations
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -US military plans -Air strikes -Laird -Effects -Laos operation (Lam Son) -Military situation Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -North Vietnamese forces -Troop locations -Tchepone -Casualties -Military supplies -Air strikes -Effects -North Vietnamese supplies -Current ground location -Negotiations -Presidents meeting with Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, March 10, 1971 -US position -Thieu -South Vietnamese election -Laos Operation (Lam Son) -Possible effects -ARVN -Abrams -US influence -ARVN -Effects -Public statements -Success of operations -Thieu -Forthcoming South Vietnamese elections Soviet Union -Possible summit -Soviet Unions reply -Kissingers view -Foreign policy stance -Possible summit -US strategy
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Letter from the President to Aleksei N. Kosygin -Public statement -Party congress -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Effect on possible summit -Timing of Party congress Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) Ziegler entered at 12:49 pm -Possible public statement by US ABM -CBS story on Fletcher -Schorr -Retraction -Presidents contact with Fletcher Laos operation (Lam Son) -Moorer Soviet Union -Dobrynins conversations with Kissinger -Presidents position -Possible summit -Party congress -Presidents previous conversation with Mansfield -Vienna negotiations -SALT Kissinger left at 12:51 pm ABM -CBS story -Importance of clarification -Zieglers statement -Presidents position on ABM and SAFEGUARD -Presidents meeting with Fletcher -Presidents conversations -Fletcher -Others -Presidents meeting with Fletcher in receiving line
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-White House response The President left and Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:51 pm A message for the President Butterfield left and the President entered at an unknown time before 1:15 pm Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) ABM -CBS story -Schorr -Fletcher -Fletchers position -Forthcoming press briefing Haldemans location -Maurice H. Stans Press -White House relations -Zieglers briefings -Retraction of Fletcher story -David Lawrence -Zieglers retraction of Fletcher story -Presidents view -Lawrences column on critics -Connallys position -Agnew -CBS story on Fletcher -Presidents March 9, 1971 meeting with CBS executives -Coverage of Presidents trip to Des Moines, March 1, 1971 -Cabinet dinner -Washington Post -Hardin -Agnew -Des Moines Register -Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, and networks -Presidents conversation with Haldeman regarding demonstrations -Need for a response -Presidents public appearances -Williamsburg
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-College of William and Mary student demonstrators -1968 campaign appearance -Presidents attitude toward demonstrators -Presidents upcoming speeches -Zieglers conversation with Price -Coverage of Presidents trip to Des Moines -Effect Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Possible White House response -Newsweek, Time -Possible response -Congressmen -Networks -Herbert E. Kaplow -Dan Rather -Haldemans staff meeting -Connallys remarks -Connally -Zieglers remarks -Hardin, other Cabinet members -White House handling of press -CBS story on Fletcher -Presidents demeanor at previous press conference -Newsweeks coverage -Zieglers view -Connallys remarks at Haldemans staff meeting -President -Public relations efforts -Johnson -Treatment of press -Compared with Presidents demeanor -Next press conference -Camera location in Oval Office -Presidents interviews -Sulzberger -Reasons for interview -Support for Administration -Foreign policy -Questions at Zieglers briefing -Acquaintance with President -Philosophy at New York Times regarding Vietnam -Oakes
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reston -Previous meetings with the President -London -Paris -Vice Presidential years -Purpose -Influence of New York Times -Effect Conv. No. 465-8 (cont.) -Oakes and Reston -Conditions -Presidents review of transcripts -A 1968 post-election interview with James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Zieglers press briefing -Sulzberger -Sulzberger -Note-taking -Zieglers press briefing -Presidents statements regarding foreign policy -Vietnam War -US, Asia, Africa, Latin America -Effect at New York Times -Oakes and Reston -Presidents acquaintance -Sulzberger -J. W. Alsop -Wilson -Sulzberger -Roscoe Drummond -Presidents interviews -Use of quotes -Backgrounders -Contacts with President -Previous weeks press conference -Sulzberger interview -Upcoming Oval Office press conference -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] interview -Walters interview -Moores philosophy -Schorrs story regarding Fletcher -Possible call from Ziegler -Richard S. Salant of CBS
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Supersonic transport [SST] story Ziegler left at 1:15 pm
Conversation No.(cont.) Conv. No. 465-8 465-9 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] Presidents schedule The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 1:37 pm
Conversation No. 465-10 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 1:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Presidents schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:37 pm Conversation No. 465-11 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: 1:37 pm - 1:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Press release on class standing at Naval Officers Candidate School James C. Fletcher -Conversation with Ziegler -Daniel L. Schorr story -Conversation with Ziegler -Position on Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Presidents Science Advisory Committee -Retraction -Meeting with President -Position on ABM -Support for Administration policy Presidents Science Advisory Committee -Position on ABM -Influence Fletcher story -Presidents position Ziegler left at 1:40 pm
Conversation No. 465-12 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull A letter -Name of Central Treaty Organization [CENTO] Secretary General Bull left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 465-13 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull A delivery Bull left at an unknown time before 1:53 pm Conv. No. 465-12 (cont.)
Conversation No. 465-14 Date: March 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 1:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents correspondence ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 6s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** The President and Bull left at 1:53 pm