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Date: 
Mar 16, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 468-1 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:53 am and 8:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:57 am
Conversation No. 468-2 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:53 am and 8:57 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Admiral Thomas H. Moorer
Conversation No. 468-3 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 8:57 am - 9:05 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer Laos operation (Lam Son) -Military situation -Air strikes -Effect of weather -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Duration of operation -Airplanes
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Morale -Passes -Truck traffic -ARVN morale -Other military developments -Khe Sanh attack -Passes -Weather
Conversation No. 468-4 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 9:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -John B. Connally -Telephone call Bull left at an unknown time before 9:30 am
Conversation No. 468-5 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 9:30 am - 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -A meeting
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US and Soviet Union proposals -Kissingers view -Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Multiple Independently-Targeted Reentry Vehicles [MIRVs] -US position -Presidents concerns -Kissingers view Conv. No. 468-3 (cont.) -Soviet Union position -Vienna -ABM -Offensive weapons -Future negotiations -Current situation -New York Times editorial, March 16, 1971 -Possible letter from the President -ABM -New York Times -US position -Gerard C. Smith -Possible instructions Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Presidents conversation with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Air strikes -Weather -News stories -Firebase Lolo -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] withdrawal -Military situation -Moorer -Television reports -Press reports -ARVN -Tchepone -Withdrawal -Military situation -Cable from General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Ellsworth F. Bunker -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -White House response -Moorer
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ho Chi Minh Trail -Supplies -Truck traffic -Need for information -Press reports -A Firebase -Compared with World War II -Kissingers view -A radio report from Saigon -White House response -Editorial writers -Effect -White House reports Vietnam -Negotiations -Presidents opponents -Kissingers view -Need for White House response -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Liberals -New York Times editorial -Saigon and Hanoi -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Liberals -Kissingers view SALT negotiations -The Presidents view -Kissingers meeting with a group of businessmen -Possible summit -[David] Kenneth Rush -Dobrynin -Berlin -US position -Willy Brandt -US position Vietnam -Press -New York Times
Conv. No. 468-5 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Washington Post -Joseph C. Kraft -A speech at Colorado Springs -Stewart J. O. Alsop -Joseph W. Alsop -Kissingers efforts -S. J. O. Alsop -Richard (Dick) Wilson -Support for the Administration -Gridiron dinner -The establishment -Presidents supporters and opponents -Neo-isolationists -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Laotian operation (Lam Son) -White House objectives -ARVN
Conv. No. 468-5 (cont.)
Vietnam -Press -Possible White House campaign -Timing -Negotiations -Status -Kissingers view -Possible future -Dr. David K. E. Bruces role -Kissingers role -Participation -A speech at the English-speaking union in London -Presidents concern -US position -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Public opinion -Effect on future US policy -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Laotian operation (Lam Son) -US position -South Vietnamese government
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Soviet Union -Possible summit -Possible SALT agreement -Press response Vietnam -Thieu -Possible meeting with President -US military role -US policy -US military role -Draft -Forthcoming Presidential statement -April 7 announcement -Press -An editorial about Firebase Lolo -Inaccuracy -Kissingers reports -Military situation -Tchepone -Tanks -Air power -ARVN forces -Melvin R. Laird -Laos (Lam Son) -Publicity -White House position -Duration of operation -ARVN -Presidents view Kissinger left at 9:50 am
Conv. No. 468-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-6 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 9:56 am - 9:59 am Location: Oval Office
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Rose Mary Woods
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Woods left at 9:59 am
Conversation No. 468-7 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 10:02 am - 10:31 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -John B. Connally -Robert J. Dole -Time -John D. Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz -Possible meeting with the President -Previous meeting with the President -Connally Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 10:04 am Vietnam
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Troop withdrawals -Briefing by Department of Defense [DOD] Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:04 am Presidents schedule -Connally -Time -Cabinet meeting -Dole -Connally Butterfield left at 10:04 am Vietnam -Troop withdrawals -Briefing by DOD -Melvin R. Laird -Possible statement -Henry A. Kissinger -Presidents previous statements -Forthcoming Presidential statement Ziegler left at 10:06 am Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch -Youth -Priorities -Connally -Dole -Connally -Call -Dole -Cabinet meeting -Connally and Dole -Priorities Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 10:06 am -Connally
Conv. No. 468-6 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Schedule -Rolls-Royce meeting -Time of meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:27 am -Schedule -Dole -Other attendees -Connally -Time -Ehrlichman and Shultz -Dole -A delayed meeting
Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.)
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Haldemans conversation with William F. (Billy) Graham -Grahams schedule -Lexington, Kentucky -Lyndon B. Johnson Library dedication -Johnsons health -Funeral Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 10:06 am Presidents schedule -Connally -Dole
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:27 am -Length of meeting -Time -Ehrlichman and Shultz -Dole Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 3m 5s ]
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Stock market -March 16, 1971 Dow-Jones average Haldemans White House staff meetings -Presidents image -Connallys suggestion Public relations -The Presidents image -Coverage -Need for White House effort -Presidents accomplishments -Domestic policy -Foreign affairs -Cambodia -Laos -November 3, 1969 -Presidents opponents -Current situation -Possible White House action -Laos
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Cambodia and Laos -Presidents forthcoming statement -Summer 1971 -Stewart J. O. Alsops column -Vietnam -The Presidents policy -A memorandum concerning staff -Charles W. Colson -Zieglers office -Herbert G. Kleins office Personnel -Donald H. Rumsfelds work -Possible position as US Trade Representative -Shultz -Peter M. Flanigan -Peter G. Peterson -Haldemans forthcoming conversation with Shultz -Staff -Office of Economic Opportunity -Future -Presidents position -Trade representative job Presidents schedule -John N. Mitchell -Frequency of meetings -Ehrlichman and Shultz -Frequency of meetings -Kissinger -Frequency of meetings -Access to President -Cabinet members -Mitchell -Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Ehrlichman and Shultz -Kissinger
Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.)
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Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.)
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Press -White House action -Timing -Enemies -Colsons responsibility -Networks -Polls -President and Agnews appearances -Timing -Laos operation (Lam Son) -Cambodia operation -November 3, 1969 -Future events
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Public relations -Presidents image
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-Confidence factor Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon entered at an unknown time after 10:06 am Greetings The President left at an unknown time before 10:27 am Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.) Irish Haldeman left at 10:27 am The President entered at an unknown time after 10:27 am ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 3m 18s ]
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An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 10:27 am Presidents schedule -John M. (Jack) Lynch arrival ceremony The President, et al. left at 10:31 am
Conversation No. 468-8 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:31 am and 11:00 am Location: Oval Office
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Secret Service agents met
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Conv. No. 468-7 (cont.)
The agents left at an unknown time before 11:00 am Conversation No. 468-9 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 11:00 am - 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John M. (Jack) Lynch [Recording begins while the conversation is in progress] Blair House -Compared with European houses -Irish guest house Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:01 am Photographs Members of the press entered at 11:01 am Houses [Unintelligible] Lynchs schedule -March 18, 1971
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Election -Lynch Ziegler and members of the press left at an unknown time before 12:20 pm Press -Lynchs trip to St. Louis -Lynchs statement
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Northern Ireland -A housing problem -Discrimination -Presidents concern -Catholics and Protestants -Housing authority -Unemployment -Bann River area -Percentage -Teenagers -History -Prejudice -British occupation -Oliver Cromwell -Protestants -Ulster
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 8s ] Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.) NORTHERN IRELAND END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ****************************************************************************** Great Britain -Economy -Textile trade -Recession -Union strikes -Post office -Effect on relations with Ireland -Employment Ireland -Trade unions -Compared with Great Britain -Post office -Economy -Inflation -Effect of British economy -Recession -Wages -Employment -Construction -Maritime industries -Other industries -Compared with US -Emigration to Great Britain -Passport restrictions -Unemployment -Construction industry -Politics -Previous party conference
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Issues -A Shakeup -Lynch -Previous Prime Minister -Support for Lynch -Previous election in Dublin Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.) -Lynchs party -Demonstrations -Compared with 1968 Democratic Party Convention -Inflation -Lynchs policy -Labor agreements -Trade unions -Negotiations -Resolution -Budget -Compared with US budgetary process -Timing -Cabinet requests -Problems -An unknown Irish Cabinet minister -Policy -Tenure of governments -Budget -Lynchs policy Inflation -Europe -Japan -US -Brazil -A Latin American friend of the President -Indonesia -US rate -Presidents policies -Prices -Unemployment -Effect -Effect of welfare -Future -Economy
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect on Europe, Great Britain, and Ireland -US policy -International effect Ireland -Imports -Emigration -Presidents view Rural America -Defined -Population loss to cities -Problems in cities -Productivity -Agriculture -Population loss to cities -Presidents policy -Cities -Boston-Washington, DC -Pittsburgh-Detroit-Cleveland-Chicago -San Francisco-San Diego -City population increases -Problems -Presidents policies -Medium-sized cities -Infrastructure and facilities -Employment Lynchs visit to North and South Carolina -Industry -Compared with Ireland -Economy -Schools -Lynchs observations -Universities Cities -Federal policy -Facilities -Problems -South Philadelphia
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Irish immigrants -Socio-economic condition -Problems -South Philadelphia -Blacks -East Europeans -Italians -Changes Irish immigration to US -Changes -Socio-economic position -Accomplishments -Presidents view -George Meany -Teddy Renton [?] -Traditions Ethnic groups in US -Blacks -African civilizations -Irish, Poles, Germans, and Italians -Head of State visits -Nicolae Ceausescu -Romania -Irish Meany -Previous International Labor Organization [ILO] conference -Lynchs recollection -Presidency -Communist candidate -Madagascar -Soviet Union -Poland -Election -Communist participation -Lynchs policy -Purpose of ILO -Labor issues -A West German labor leader
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Support for President -Conversation between Lynch and Meany -Cuba -Soviet Union -United States -ILO -Meanys change in perception -Lynchs policy Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
Vietnam -US troop withdrawals -Presidents forthcoming announcement -Military situation -Laos and Cambodia operations -Press reports -Results -Effect on North Vietnamese supplies -US troop withdrawals -Future of South Vietnam -US policy -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Compared with Cambodian operation -Military success -Presidents previous press conference -Future of South Vietnam -US policy -Objectives -Viability -US troop withdrawals -Timing -Peace negotiations -Peace negotiations -Possible cease fire, withdrawal, and exchange of prisoners -Presidents previous comments -North Vietnamese strategy -Timing -Presidents view -North Vietnam, US, South Vietnam -Possible future -Military situation
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Results -ARVN -Effect -US troop withdrawals -Presidents position -Senators -Newspaper editorials -Presidents position -Timing -Negotiations -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease fire -Timing -Results -Future of South Vietnam -Viability -US policy -US troop withdrawals -South Vietnamese military -North Vietnamese position -South Vietnamese military Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Spring 1971 meetings in Vienna -Effect on US and Soviet Union -Presidents view -Future -Prospects Middle East -Israels position -Egyptian position -Presidents view -Truce -Future -Egypt -Gamal Abdel Nasser -Anwar el-Sadat -US position -Israel -Soviet Union
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Egypt Europe -US interests -British entry into Common Market -US agriculture -US policy -Free trade philosophy -British and Irish entry into the Common Market -Common Market policy -US discussions with Edward R. G. Heath -British entry into Common Market -US policy -France, Germany, and Great Britain -British entry into Common Market -Presidents view -US trade position -US trade policy - Free trade -German agriculture -French, British, Irish agriculture -Presidents view -Agriculture subsidies in Europe -Butter -Dairy products -Cattle -US agriculture -Dairy industry -Subsidy -Cheese -Effect on prices -Presidents view -French, British, and German economies -Industry -Agriculture Agriculture -Importance -Presidents view -Irish -Sector of economy
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Benefit of Common Market -Great Britain -Access to markets -Cheese and grains -Budgetary problems in Ireland -Compared with European budget problems -James Callaghan -Lynchs previous conversation -Heath -Political future
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
Tricia Nixons engagement -Announcement -Forthcoming Head of State dinner -East Room -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon and Mairin (OConnor) Lynch -The President and Lynch -Entertainment -Mrs. Nixon -Guests -Presidents remarks -Lynchs response -Mrs. Nixon -Blue Room receiving line -Mrs. Nixon and M. O. Lynch -T. Nixon and Edward R. F. Cox -Lynchs departure for Blair House -Mrs. Nixons birthday Press questions for Lynch -Foreign policy -Northern Ireland -Lynchs comments -The President Northern Ireland -Lynchs meeting with the President -Heath -Forthcoming press statements by Lynch -Unification -Reforms
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-British policy -Meeting of President and Lynch -Presidents comments -Reforms Lynchs schedule -Forthcoming events -Blair House -Presidents forthcoming meetings Duties of Presidents -President -Eamon De Valera -Presidents meeting -Possible successor -Lynchs age -Political position Ireland -Revolution -Compared with US -Political situation -Lynchs policies -Future leadership -Parliament -Lynch Political leadership -Presidents advice to youth -Presidents advice to Congressmen and Senators -Leadership traits -Issues of Nixon Administration -Riots -Vietnam War -Youth -Presidents policies -Polls -Winston S. Churchills statement -Actions of leader -Public opinion
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents meeting with Lynch Oval Office -Painting of George Washington -Seal in carpet -Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt -Picture of White House in 1837 The President and Lynch left at 12:20 pm
Conv. No. 468-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-10 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:20 pm and 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men met Presidents location -Cabinet Room The Presidents schedule The unknown men left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm
Conversation No. 468-11 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 12:25 pm - 12:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William Brickley, John Kull, and Henry C. Cashen, II; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Introductions Anniversary of Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Medal for President -Bicentennial of organization Presidents clothing, March 17, 1971 -Color -A presentation An unknown man Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Gifts for wives -Secretaries -Cufflinks Unknown women entered at an unknown time after 12:25 pm Appreciation for gift Gifts for wives Presidents schedule, March 17, 1971 -Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral -John M. (Jack) Lynch Mrs. Nixons previous trip to Ireland Brickley, et al. left at 12:30 pm
Conversation No. 468-12 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 12:35 pm - 12:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jack McCarthy and Henry C. Cashen, II; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Introductions
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
John A. (Jack) Mulcahy -Palm Springs McCarthys career -Baseball -Saint Patricks Day parade coverage -Songs taught by mother -Father -Fights, football coverage -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] McCarthys trip to Ireland -Mulcahys lodge Mulcahy McCarthys son at Air Force Academy McCarthys wife -Location McCarthys mother Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons visit to Ireland Presidential gifts -Son, mother, McCarthy, younger son -Golf balls Presidents party, March 16, 1971 -Entertainers An unknown man Presidents party New York Citys Saint Patricks Day parade A joke
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
McCarthy and Cashen left at 12:42 pm
Conversation No. 468-13 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman The Presidents schedule -Cabinet meeting -John A. Volpe -Alexander P. Butterfield -Revenue sharing -Cabinet meeting -Volpe -A trip report -William P. Rogers -Length -Maurice H. Stans -Purpose -Presidents view Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral -Presidents departure time -Motorcade -Arrival time -Possible delays Saint Patricks Day Lyndon B. Johnson -Health Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Assignment Conv. No. 468-12 (cont.)
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Johnson -Health -Lifestyle -Attacks by press and other Democrats while President -Compared with Presidents 1968 campaign -Compared with attacks on President -Dan Rathers comments on Presidents demeanor Conv. No. 468-13 (cont.) Forthcoming press conference -Radio coverage -Haldemans view -Effect of television -Coverage -Television, radio, film -Presidents view -Compared with a Senate hearing -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Presidents decision -Effect of cameras and microphone on commentators -Compared with a hearing Press coverage -President -Coverage of Johnson -Reason -Compared with the President -John B. Connallys remarks -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Vietnam War Presidents schedule -Head of State visits -Frequency -1972 -White House Church services -Frequency -A Republican fundraiser -Possible future changes -Presidents participation -Type -Attendees
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents length of stay -Other speakers -Robert J. Dole -Rogers C. B. Morton -Effect of Presidents appearance -Possible future changes -Dole -Head of State visits -Frequency -A dinner for ambassadors -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Arrival ceremonies -Effect -Coverage -Television -John M. (Jack) Lynch -Coverage Tricia Nixons engagement -Coverage -Publicity -Lynda B. (Johnson) Robb and Luci B. (Johnson) Nugent Connally meeting with Arthur F. Burns -Possible meeting between Burns and the President Presidents press conference -Radio coverage -Live coverage -Advantages -Response of press Lynch visit -Shamrocks -Presidents schedule Haldeman left at 1:15 pm
Conv. No. 468-13 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-14
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Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 2:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:23 pm
Conversation No. 468-15 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:23 pm and 3:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -John B. Connally Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihans report -Accuracy -Businessmen -Peter M. Flanigan -Department of Justice [DOJ] antitrust actions -Response of businessmen
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Business community -Administration policies -Need for White House response Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 2:23 pm Presidents schedule -Connally Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm
Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.)
Moynihans letter -Antitrust action report -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -John N. Mitchell -Relations with Mitchell -Black Panthers -[Forename unknown] Epstein story in The New Yorker -Need for White House follow-up -Harvard colleagues -Response -Professors -Businessmen -Need for White House response -Public opinion -White House staff efforts The President left and Connally entered at 2:25 pm [Unintelligible] Haldeman left at 2:25 pm The President entered at an unknown time after 2:25 pm Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral -Connallys possible attendance -Cabinet attendees -Connallys acquaintance with Young -Presidents attendance -Purpose -Importance
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. -Blacks -Edward W. Brooke -Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. -Presidents recollections Connallys meeting with Arthur F. Burns Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.) Airlines -Connallys meetings -American companies -British companies -Concern for Lockheed -Dan Hoffmans role An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:25 pm Refreshment order The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:57 pm Airlines -Connallys forthcoming meetings -Eastern, Delta, Trans-World Airlines [TWA] -Lockheed, Rolls-Royce, General Electric [GE] -Possible effect -Order level -Lockheeds financial position -Number of orders -Need for increases -Possible Congressional action -Connallys meeting with Clark MacGregor, David Packard, Mitchell, and Peter G. Peterson -The Presidents decision -Administration strategy -Employment -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Lockheed -Timing -Loan from Export-Import Bank -Packards work at Department of Defense
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Internal Revenue Service refund -Timing -SST -SST action in Congress -Possible problem -Lockheed collapse -Charles H. Percy and William Proxmire Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.) Isolationism -Presidents remarks in Cyrus L. (Cy) Sulzberger interview -Isolationists -Policies -Presidents comments Foreign trade -Dumping -Treasury Department action -Connallys position -Japan -Textiles -Connallys conversation with Japanese businessmen -Canon calculator -Development -Ministry for International Trade and Industry [MITI] -Texas Instruments -MITI actions -Philosophy of international relations
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JAPAN
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-Japan -Presidents view -Connallys negotiations Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.) Banks -A 1925 law on political contributions -A DOJ suit in Ohio -Frost National Bank of San Antonio loan -Preston Smith supporter -Banks actions -Loans -Report to DOJ -DOJ action -Connallys discussion with Mitchell -Connallys meeting with Will R. Wilson -Policy -Administrations position -Connallys view -Presidents view -Past practices -An unknown Republican in Illinois -An unknown Democrat -Effect on politicians -William J. Casey confirmation -Labor unions -Borrowers -Mitchell -Connallys instructions to Wilson Agnew -March 16, 1971 meeting with Connally -Tax matters -Research grants to universities -Possible polls Economy -Dow-Jones average
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Industrial production -Dow-Jones average as an economic indicator -Business leaders -Connallys comments on Meet the Press -Need for leadership -A man in Houston [name unintelligible] -Speech to business leaders Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.) -Loans -Money supply -Inflation -Increases in interest rates -Loans -Connallys comments -Compared with labor people -Stock market -Presidents statement -Connallys former stocks -Texas Instruments -Halliburton -Tyler Corporation -Future Dow-Jones average -Connallys view -General Motors, US Steel, Westinghouse, General Foods -Connallys friends on Wall Street -Need for confidence -White House policies -Presidents view -Business community -Business Council -Interest rates -Bankers -Possible statement by President or Connally -Reconstruction Finance Corporation -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Jesse H. Jones -Herbert C. Hoover Burns -Action -Support for Administration -Inflation
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Interest rates -Social Security -Congress -Investment tax credit -A bill by Vance Hartke -William McChesney Martin -Possible meeting with President and Connally -Relations with Connally -Connally and Burns relations with Congress -Relations with business community -An unknown man -Relations with George P. Shultz and Paul W. McCracken -Possible action by President -Previous talk with Connally -Hartkes bill -Burns position -Connallys subsequent call to Shultz -Importance -Testimony in Congress -Testimony -Meetings with President -Quadriad -Presidents position -Forthcoming meetings -Connally -President -Relations with Shultz, McCracken, and Connally -Possible meeting with Connally -Areas of jurisdiction -Federal Reserve Board -Wage and price policies -Fiscal policy -Budgetary input -Monetary and fiscal policy -Position on interest rates, Social Security -Testimony in Congress -Russell B. Long -Social Security -Revenue sharing -Forthcoming meeting with Connally -Interest rates
Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.)
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Monetary supply position -February figures -Forthcoming meetings -Connally -President -Actions -Public comments -Administration policies -Shultz and McCracken -Forthcoming meetings -Connally -President -Previous Quadriad meeting Butterfield entered at 2:57 pm Presidents schedule -Cabinet meeting -Connallys entrance Connally left at 2:57 pm -William P. Rogers -George W. Romney -Shultz (?) -Rogers The President and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 3:06 pm
Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-16 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 4:02 pm - 4:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John N. Mitchell, Robert J. Dole, and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Gridiron dinner
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Doles effort -Presidents non-attendance -Fistfight -Edward E. Mitchell and [Thomas] Hale Boggs E. E. Mitchell Boggs -Behavior at dinner -E. E. Mitchell Gridiron dinner -Doles speech -Presidents appreciation -Speeches -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Unknown mans [Bob Haley?] observation -Behavior -Doles speech -Agnews speech -J. N. Mitchells attendance Conv. No. 468-15 (cont.)
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Vietnam War -1961-1969 -Number of US troops -Combat deaths -Presidents administration -Presidents policy -Laos -Effect of media
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Confidence factor -Franklin D. Roosevelt -A program on the media at Vanderbilt University -Gary Sheppard, Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News, Time magazine -Doles complaints -Howard H. Baker, Jr. Conv. No. 468-16 (cont.) -Coverage -William E. Brock, III -CBS filming and use -Future -Dove Republicans -Charles H. Percy -Jacob K. Javits -Presidents policy -Doles actions -Democrats -Cambodia, peace offer -Presidents accomplishments -Media coverage -Doles view -Vanderbilt program -John W. Chancellor, Roger H. Mudd -Effect on public opinion -White House campaign -Time story on New Doves compared with Old Doves -J. William Fulbright -W[illiam] Stuart Symington -Walter F. Mondale -William B. Saxbe -Mondales resolution -Saxbe -Boggs prediction on passage
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Issues and Administration accomplishments -Vietnam War Conv. No. 468-16 (cont.) -Doles view -Budget -Revenue sharing -Economy -Vietnam War -Doles actions -Presidents instructions -Presidents policy -Cambodia and Laos -Percy -Neo-isolationists -Defense -Presidents speech at Newport, Rhode Island -Speeches -Patrick J. Buchanan -Pentagon -Noel C. Koch -Buchanan -Republican National Committee [RNC] staffer [Forename unknown] Sullivan -Henry A. Kissingers staff -Koch -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Reduction of military bases -Doles statements -Importance -Highways, Social Security, Medicare -Budget cuts -Koch or Buchanan speech for Dole -Presidents speech at Newport -Campaign spending -Democrats and press statements -Possible statement by President
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John O. Pastore -Marlow W. Cook -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Maurice H. Stans comments -Possible administration bill -Presidents previous veto -Hugh Scotts bill -Effect of a proposed limit on RNC -John B. Anderson -Gerald R. Ford -Supporters -Congressional campaigns -Spending limits, disclosure -Coles role -Press coverage -Broadcast industry -Scott -Possible action by President -Possible Republican position -Pastore
Conv. No. 468-16 (cont.)
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Dairy industry -Parity -Carl B. Albert -Wilbur D. Mills Thomas E. Dewey -Death -J. N. Mitchells encounter, March 13, 1971
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Death -Golfing with Dwayne O. Andreas in Florida -Plans to attend Presidents party, March 16, 1971 -Age -Plans to attend Presidents party Elder Republican statesmen -Barry M. Goldwater -Alfred M. (Alf) Landon -Appearance, March 13, 1971 -A press conference -Landon lecture -Scott -Elliot L. Richardson Dewey -Circumstances of death -Health -Plans to attend Presidents party -Kitty Carlisle -Appearance, March 13, 1971 -Attendance at Gridiron dinner -Golfing plans -Carlisle -Plans to attend Presidents party -Invitation to Dole at Seaview -Anti-Semitic rules -Andreas -Anti-Semitic rules
Conv. No. 468-16 (cont.)
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Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 4:02 pm
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Mitchell, et al. left at 4:50 pm Conv. No. 468-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-17 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 4:52 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman George P. Shultzs location Clifford M. Hardin -Future -Purdue University A possible assignment regarding agriculture -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Hyde Murray Presidents schedule -Meeting with mayors -Funds to cities -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Special revenue sharing -George W. Romney -Richard G. Lugar and an unnamed man -Press briefing -Presidents role -Scope -Black activists -Mayors -John V. Lindsay
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Communications with White House -Prospective meeting attendees -Lugars group -Lindsays group -Complaints -Ronald L. Ziegler -Length of meeting -Presidents role -Ehrlichmans position -Weinberger -Compared with governors meeting -Location -Weinberger, Romney -Presidents role -Plans -Length Shultz entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm -An earlier meeting -Lindsays group Unemployment and scientists -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr.s report -Government training programs -A task force
Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.)
[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order on May 22, 1979, for Special Access [SA] 27, Cities Service Helex, Inc. v. United States, No. 138-75; and National Helium Corp. v. United States, No. 158-75. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Presidents schedule -Meeting with mayors -Presidents role -Length -Previous meetings with Lugar group and Lindsay group -Lindsay group
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Carl B. Stokes -Legislative committee of Conference of Mayors -Possible meeting with Lindsay -Meeting with mayors -Press briefing by Lindsay -Stokes -Lindsay -Press briefing subjects Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.) -Attendees -Lugar -League of Cities officers
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** Social Security -Impact on budget -Alternatives -Cuts -Congressional cuts -Financing benefits -Welfare Reform Bill -Effect on revenue sharing -Possible statement by President [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:52 pm and 5:30 pm] [Conversation No. 468-17A] Message -Delivery
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of telephone conversation] Social Security -Signing of debt statement -Time -John B. Connally -Congressional action -Time -Ceremony -Purpose -Presidents meeting with Fortune people -Inflation -Effect on Presidents possible statement -Congressional action -Arthur F. Burns testimony -Effect -Russell B. Long and Wilbur D. Mills -Wage base -Budget -Possible signing of debt statement -Future Congressional action -Cost-of-living increases -Ways and Means Committee -Financing -A bill -Long -Possible signing ceremony -Effect -Possible remarks -Congress -Financing -Attendees -Congressmen -Senior citizens -Cost-of-living increase -A bill in the House -Cost-of-living increases -Administration position -Mills Revenue sharing
Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.)
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect on full-employment budget -Administration position -Mayors position -Possible White House request for Congressional action -Congressional response -Effect on budget -Possible Presidential veto Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.) Social Security -Possible Congressional action -Inflation -Burns -Effect on economy -Monetary growth -Compared with pay raises -Shultzs view -Presidents statement upon signing bill -Another bill -Connally -Possible meeting with Mills -House Ways and Means Committee -White House negotiations with Mills -Compared with tax reform bill -Budget deficit -Amount -Effect Revenue sharing -Burns -John N. Mitchell [?] -Maurice H. Stans and Romney -Congress -Other programs -Administrations role -Constituency -Administration spokesmen -Audiences -Appeal -Republican and Democrat positions -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Alternatives
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Democrat mayors -Carl B. Albert -Lawrence F. OBrien, Jr. -Regional commissions -John W. Byrnes -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -Alternatives -Ways and Means staff -Congressional ability to formulate alternatives -Congressional votes -Possible alternatives -White House position -Upcoming bills -Effect -Amarillo, Santa Fe, New York
Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.)
Other domestic programs -Health, environment, welfare -Congressional committees -Welfare -Elliot L. Richardson -Health programs -White House efforts -Revenue sharing -Ways and Means Committee -Byrnes -Effect on small business of proposed programs -Meeting with White House staff -California Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance facility -Possible visit by the President -Senior citizens -Medicare patients -Coverage -Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland Presidents forthcoming press conference Consumer Price Index announcement -Bureau of Labor Statistics -Time -Presentation
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Secretary of Labors statement An unknown person [Alexander P. Butterfield?] entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm Thomas E. Deweys death The unknown person [Butterfield?] left at an unknown time before 5:30 pm Conv. No. 468-17 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Work on a message Ehrlichman and Shultz left at 5:30 pm Conversation No. 468-18 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:30 pm and 5:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Items for the Presidents signature -A statement -Timing Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:47 pm
Conversation No. 468-19 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: 5:47 pm - 6:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Items for signing
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Thomas E. Deweys funeral Papers for signing -Richard Morrison -Terry Wilson -Rose Mary Woods -A declaration Dewey -Announcement of death H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 5:50 pm Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:52 pm Presidents schedule -Dinner, March 16, 1971 Dewey funeral -Day -Presidents attendance -Hobart D. (Hobe) Lewis -Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral -Day -Possible demonstrators -Location -Health of Dewey Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 5:52 pm Young -Query about job offer -John D. Ehrlichman -Presidents Cabinet offer -Previous statement Ziegler left at 5:53 pm Presidents schedule -Dewey funeral
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Forthcoming press conference -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -George P. Shultz -Timing -March 26, 1971 -Maurice H. Stans dinner -Timing -CPI -Coverage -Presidents possible statements -Timing -John B. Connally -Meeting with mayors -Mayors complaints -John V. Lindsay -Richard G. Lugar -Zieglers office -A list of attendees -Ehrlichman -Presidents previous meetings with mayors -Lindsay -Lugar in Indianapolis -White House meeting -Meetings with mayors and blacks -Ziegler -Press release -A mayors committee -Legislation proposals -Lindsay, Carl B. Stokes, Joseph Alioto -Staff awareness -Purpose -Information on past meetings -John V. (Jack) Brennan -National Archives office -Retrieval of information -Young funeral -Travelers on Presidents plane -W. Ramsey Clark -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Margaret (Birchner) Young -Ehrlichman
Conv. No. 468-19 (cont.)
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-William P. Rogers -Ziegler -Clark -Rumsfeld -Connection with Young -Rumsfelds decision -Reason -Press coverage -Clark Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihans letter -Peter M. Flanigan -Stans -Business Council -Content -Flanigan -Possible business constituency -Stans -Letter from Fred J. Borch Supporting constituencies for the Administration -Business -Congress -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Governors -Business -John N. Mitchell -A possible meeting with the President Dewey funeral -Presidents attendance -Lewis, George C. Wallace, Barry M. Goldwater -Deweys positions -Presidential candidate -Presidential advisor -Presidents attendance -Young funeral -Public opinion -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson -Young funeral -Presidents attendance
Conv. No. 468-19 (cont.)
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Day -Presidents schedule -Possible demonstrations Demonstrations -Presidents response -Public opinion Conv. No. 468-19 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Meeting with mayors -Ehrlichman -Length -Previous Cabinet meeting -Ehrlichman -John A. Volpe -Stans -Greece -Nicaragua, Kenya -Compared with home slide shows -Dewey funeral -Wreath -Deweys sons -Possible letters from the President -Wreath -Family and associates -Sons -Importance -Possible other funerals -Johnson -Harry S Truman -Johnson -Possible lying-in-state -Truman -Johnson -Presidents possible attendance -Washington, DC; Texas -Publicity value -Young funeral in Kentucky -Publicity value -Richard B. Russells funeral -Symbolism
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Coverage -Value -Dewey funeral -Meeting with mayors -Ehrlichmans view -Revenue sharing -Length -Ehrlichman -Presidents role -Presidents role in meetings -Blacks -Leonard Garment -Congress -National Security Council [NSC] -Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with mayors -Length -Purpose -Previous meetings -Presidents view -Value -Purpose -Revenue sharing -Ehrlichmans role Haldeman left at 6:22 pm
Conv. No. 468-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 468-20 Date: March 16, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:22 pm and 6:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull
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Items for the President -Arrival schedule -John M. (Jack) Lynch Bull left at an unknown time before 6:53 pm
Conv. No. 468-20 (cont.)