469

Date: 
Mar 18, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 469-1 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: 4:42 pm - 4:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods
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Presidents eulogy for Whitney M. Young, Jr. -A copy for review -Publicity [James] Harold Wilson -A note to the President -A copy for William L. Safire -Use
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Woods left at 4:46 pm
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Conversation No. 469-2 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:46 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -National Alliance of Businessmen reception, March 19, 1971 -Business Council reception -Thomas E. Dewey funeral -Length -Number attending -Time -Location -Number -Business Council reception -Receiving line -Remarks by President -Lynn A. Townsend -John D. Harper -Number of events [The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman at an unknown time between 4:46 pm and 5:00 pm] [Conversation No. 469-2A] -Number of events -Presidents remarks -Luncheon -Purpose -Receiving line -Group -Receiving line -Group The President conferred with Butterfield
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-Receiving line [End of telephone conversation] -Receiving line -Purpose -Guests attending Maurice H. Stans dinner, March 25, 1971 -Stag dinner -Guest list -Stans and Peter [M. Flanigan?] -Receiving line -Guests attending -Number -Dress -Presidents role -Receiving line Latin American ambassadors dinner, April 6, 1971 -Dress -African ambassadors dinner -Emil (Bus) Mosbacher, Jr. -Later dinners -Mosbacher -Lucy A. Winchester -Latin American ambassadors preference Reverend [Forename unknown] Akaka of Hawaii -Commitment -Possible May visit -Possible conflict -Tricia Nixons wedding plans [The President talked with an unknown person [John D. Ehrlichman?] at an unknown time between 4:46 pm and 5:00 pm] [Conversation No. 469-2B] Meeting with John B. Connally -Ehrlichmans possible attendance
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Personnel Supersonic Transport [SST] -Future strategy -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Warren G. (Maggie) Magnuson -White House position [End of telephone conversation] Akaka reception -Location -Possible conflict with wedding -Possible May visit -Wedding date Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons schedule -Possible forthcoming trips -Constance M. (Cornell) (Connie) Stuart -Wedding -Length -May Presidents schedule -Connally Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:00 pm
Conv. No. 469-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 469-3 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:46 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to George P. Shultz
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 469-4 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:46 pm and 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with George P. Shultz Presidents schedule -Meeting with John B. Connally -Previous meeting with Arthur F. Burns -Connally Paul W. McCracken Cabinet members -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Maurice H. Stans Congress Burns Stans, McCracken Quadriad Domestic Council -Subcommittee on Economics -Attendees -Burns -James D. Hodgson, Stans, Romney Consumer Price Index briefing, March 19, 1971 -Hodgson -Location
Conv. No. 469-2 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Economy -Timing of improvement -Presidents view
Conversation No. 469-5 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:00 pm and 5:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Ronald H. Walker
Conversation No. 469-6 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:03 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule [The President talked with Ronald H. Walker between 5:03 pm and 5:04 pm] [Conversation No. 469-6A] Walkers work on Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral -Compared with Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. funeral [End of telephone conversation] Rose Mary Woods entered at 5:04 pm
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 28s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ****************************************************************************** Woods left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm Economy -Presidents forthcoming meeting with John B. Connally -Presidents previous talk with George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -George W. Romney -Arthur F. Burns -Maurice H. Stans -Paul W. McCracken -John A. Volpe -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Ehrlichman -Patrick J. Buchanan -McCracken McCracken -Forthcoming call from Haldeman -Burns Presidents schedule -Connally Haldeman left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm
Conversation No. 469-7 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:04 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Oval Office
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Stephen B. Bull Items for Presidents signature Bull left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm Conv. No. 469-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 469-8 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:04 pm and 5:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Haldemans call to George P. Shultz -Meeting concerning Construction Wage Council -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Arthur F. Burns Haldemans talk with John D. Ehrlichman -Romney -Burns -Edwin L. Harper [?] -Paul W. McCracken -Number of meetings -McCracken, Burns Haldeman left at an unknown time before 5:25 pm
Conversation No. 469-9 Date: March 18, 1971
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 5:25 pm - 6:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally Greetings Connallys schedule -Connallys health Rose Mary Woods entered at 5:25 pm Editing changes Refreshments Editing changes Woods left at 5:26 pm Connallys meeting with Arthur F. Burns -Balance of payments -Federal Reserve staff in Washington, DC or New York -Possible statement concerning interest rates -Paul A. Volckers previous conversation with Burns -Board of Governors -Alfred Hayes -Connally and Burns -Statement -Relations between Burns and Connally -Burns -Relations between Burns and President -Connallys image -Burns statements to Congress -Investment tax credits -Social Security changes -Wage and income policy -Burns career -Chairman of Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Chairman of Federal Reserve -Counselor to the President
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connallys public statements concerning Burns -Federal Reserve -Burns public statements -Chairman of CEA -White House staff -Secretary of Treasury -Tax policy Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.) -Jurisdiction -Burns statements -Social Security -Response of others -Possible outcome -Effect -Federal Reserve System -Monetary policy -Congressional testimony -Reasons -Possible outcome -Social Security -Investment tax credit bill -Previous Quadriad meeting -Presidents behavior -Reason -Paul W. McCracken and George P. Shultz -Burns statements -Reason -Connallys response -Forthcoming meeting of Burns and President -Burns support for President -Burns statements -Possible outcome -Presidents decisions -Connally, Burns -Advice -Burns staff -Economy by 1972 -Forthcoming meeting between Burns and President -Connallys view -Economic policy -Relations -Burns career
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Forthcoming meeting between Burns and President -Burns actions -Influence with President -Cabinet -Burns -Forthcoming meeting between Burns and President -Burns -Possible outcome of actions -Influence on economic policy -Contribution to administration -Forthcoming meeting between Burns and President -Burns -Shultz, McCracken -White House staff -Monetary policy -Burns relations with President -Burns actions -Outcome -Treasury and Federal Reserve -Burns as CEA chairman -George T. Humphrey -Gabriel Hauge -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Oveta Culp Hobby -Jim [James P.?] Mitchell -A Cabinet meeting -Presidents statement -Mitchell -Humphrey -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Relations with President -Connallys relations with Lyndon B. Johnson -Changes -John F. Kennedy advisors -Compared with Burns relations with President Burns -Forthcoming meeting with President -Topics of conversation -Connallys view -CEA
Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.)
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Burns public statements -Monetary policy -Tax policy -Wage and price controls -Burns jurisdiction -Effect on President -Forthcoming Quadriad meeting Consumer Price Index -Presidents previous talk with Shultz -New figures compared with previous month -Food prices -Effect -Inflation rate Personal income and industrial output -March figures -Car sales -March figures, April 15, 1971 -First quarter figures Economy -Administration policy -Burns, Quadriad -Prices -Burns -Milton Friedman -Market response -Unemployment and inflation -Presidents view -Forecast -March figures -Shultz -Economists -Growth -Possible changes -Presidents policy -Presidents view -Consumers -Presidents talk with a friend in New York City
Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Observations on a boxing match -New York City restaurants -Response -Rose, Sugar, and Super Bowls -General Charles A. J. M. de Gaulles remarks on France -Public opinion -Effect of Vietnam War Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.) Vietnam -Presidents November 3, 1969 speech -Effect -Johnson -Public opinion -Effect of past actions -Presidents view -Military action -Laos -Effect -Casualties -Effect -Troop withdrawals -Presidents forthcoming speech -Draft -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Presidents goals for South Vietnam -Communism -Presidents view -Effect on public opinion Soviet Union -William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Effect on public Vietnam -Public opinion -Johnsons actions -Democrats and the Establishment -Eugene J. McCarthy -Effect on public opinion
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
US in 1969 -Compared with 1967 and 1968 -Urban and campus unrest, economy -Justice Department under John N. Mitchell -Compared with W. Ramsey Clark Economy -Current situation -Youth wages -Review -Connally and staff, Shultz, McCracken -Possible changes in policy -Taxes -Administration policy -Presidents view -Presidents meeting with Heads of State -Balance of payments -Other countries economies -Burns comments -Effect -Public opinion -Connally, President, and Burns roles -Review -Taxes -Budget -Connallys view -1065 -Deficits and revenues -Presidents policy -Spending -Taxes -An unknown man -Banks -Savings and loans -Need to increase spending -Public opinion -Burns -Monetary policy -Burns -Interest rates -Connallys statements
Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Fluctuation -Benefits to Administration -November 1972 -1971, 1972 -Unemployment -Fluctuations -1971, 1972 -Inflation -1971, 1972 -1065 in budget -Unemployment in 1971 -Inflation by November 1972 -Lending institutions -Businesses -Business and labor -Housing -Interest rates -Connallys view -1971, 1972 -Columnists -International banking -Columnists -Balance of payments -European banks
Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.)
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NETHERLANDS
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-Adolf Hitler -US troops in Europe -1969 compared with 1971 interest rates -Gold -Netherlands, Switzerland -European bankers meeting -David Rockefeller -Herbert P. Patterson -Vice President of First City National Bank -Balance of payments -Possible statement by President or Rogers -Secretary of Defense -US troops in Europe -Effect -Soviet Union -Middle East, SALT -Effect -Dutch ambassador -State Department luncheon -[Forename unknown] Tezarny [sp?] comments -US economic policy
Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.)
Economy -Taxes -Burns, President -Presidents forthcoming meeting with Burns -Monetary policy -Wages and prices -A previous meeting -Romney, John A. Volpe, Winton M. (Red) Blount, Maurice H. Stans -Possible freeze -Presidents concern -Effects -Connallys view -Wage and price bureaucracy -Presidents role -James D. Hodgson -Possible agreement with labor -Labor -Blount
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Congress -Presidents legislative proposals -Transportation -Blount -Unions -Possible legislation -Timing Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.) -Connallys view -Effect -Timing -Presidents forthcoming meeting with Burns -Quadriad meeting -Forecast -Review -Stans, Hodgson, Blount, Volpe, Romney, Clifford M. Hardin -Possible meeting with President -Forthcoming Cabinet meeting -Effect Lockheed -Forthcoming weeks developments -Supersonic Transport [SST] vote -Environmentalists -Liberals -Future in Senate -Warren G. (Maggie) Magnuson -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Connallys forthcoming meetings -Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. -John Sherman Cooper -J. N. Mitchell -Presidents position -Future -Liberals and environmentalists -Forthcoming developments Connally left at 6:22 pm
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 469-10 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: 6:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Conv. No. 469-9 (cont.) Call to Tricia Nixon
Conversation No. 469-11 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: 6:22 pm - 6:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Tricia Nixon
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Conversation No. 469-12 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: 6:24 pm - 6:25 pm Location: Oval Office
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Tricia Nixon talked with the President
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Conv. No. 469-11 (cont.)
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Conversation No. 469-13 Date: March 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:25 pm and 7:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 5m 6s ]
H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 6:26 pm Henry A. Kissinger entered at 6:30 pm Woods left at 6:31 pm
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissingers previous meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Berlin -A draft agreement -Kissingers concurrence -[David] Kenneth Rush -Draft agreement -US response -Another item -Response Supersonic Transport [SST] -Vote in Congress -Congress -Presidents meeting with John B. Connally -Environmentalists -Vote in Congress -Tally -Presidents view -Environmentalists -Presidents view -Kissingers view -France and the US -Administration action -Senate -Clark MacGregor -Presidents supporters -Effect -Commercials -Soviet Union -Legislation -Prototypes -Public opinion -Compared with flights to Moon -Effect of Lyndon B. Johnsons last two years in office -Connally -Presidents November 3, 1969 speech -Presidents accomplishments Economy
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Arthur F. Burns -Dow-Jones average -November 1972 -Current reading -Effect of SST vote SST Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.) Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 6:40 pm An unknown item Butterfield left at 6:41 pm Presidents press conference, March 19, 1971 -SST -Foreign policy A press conference in California Presidents televised interview, March 20, 1971 -Time -Kissingers meeting with Dobrynin John D. Ehrlichmans report to Haldeman -George W. Romney meetings SST -Administration opponents
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -Military situation -A memo -Laos operation figures -Success -Sihanoukville [Kompong Som] -Effect on North Vietnamese Army -Possible enemy action -Cambodia, Laos -North Vietnamese troop levels Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:31 pm Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 6:45 pm Vietnam -Effect of Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Enemy supplies -Decreases -Presidents forthcoming interview with Howard K. Smith -Information -Presidents April 7, 1971 speech -Laos operation -Presidents position Ehrlichman entered at 6:45 pm -International establishment -Possible negotiations -Walt W. Rostow -Previous meeting with Kissinger -Position -Support for the President -President, Johnson Cabinet -Dean Rusk -Robert S. McNamara -Negotiations -Chou En-lais visit to North Vietnam
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Soviet Union -Negotiations -Soviet Union -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -North Vietnamese government -Effects of War -Casualties -Population decreases -Military situation -North Vietnamese troops -Cambodia -Laos -US air strikes -Richard M. Helms -Weather -Cambodia -North Vietnamese troops -Supplies -Route 4 -Sihanoukville [Kompong Som] -Phnom Penh -Press coverage -Negotiations -North Vietnam -General Nguyen Van Thieus government -Forthcoming US Presidential election -Effect of 1972 Election -Kissingers view -Effect on negotiations -Effect of 1968 Election -Johnson -Hubert H. Humphrey -Negotiations -US domestic situation -Timing -Thieu -Negotiations -US proposals -Cambodia and Laos -Cease fire -US troop withdrawal
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Prisoners of War [POWs] -US troop withdrawal -Timing -Effect -Forthcoming US military action -Troops -Air strikes -Kissingers report for President -Helicopter pilots Kissingers schedule -Henry Brandon -Book party -Wiretaps -Haldeman Kissinger left at 6:50 pm
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
Economy -Ehrlichmans report -Meetings of Maurice H. Stans and three unnamed others -Reason -Wage and price controls -Importance -Paul W. McCracken and Burns -Domestic Council -Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy -Stans -Clifford M. Hardin -Compared with Congressmen and Senators -Domestic Council -Cabinet Committee on Construction Costs -Ehrlichmans attendance at March 20, 1971 meeting -Possible Domestic Council meeting -A presentation -President -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Shultz -Income strategy
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultz -Burns -McCracken -Burns -Administration jurisdictions -Problems -Kissingers comment -Domestic Council -Cabinet meeting -James D. Hodgson -Construction costs -Shultz -Hodgson
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
Cabinet -Future -Possible trips -Romney, John A. Volpe, Hardin, Stans, Winton M. (Red) Blount -Blounts plans for post office construction -Army Corps of Engineers -General Services Administration [GSA] -Effect on personnel -Army Corps of Engineers -Effects at GSA -Congress -Romney -Possible call from Ehrlichman -Domestic Council meeting -Hodgson -Postponement of March 20, 1971 meeting -Domestic Council meeting -Presidents possible attendance -Revenue sharing -Romney and Volpe Burns -Jurisdiction -Domestic Council -Possible meeting with construction costs group -McCracken -Edwin L. Harper -Shultz
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Forthcoming meeting with President -Timing -Connally -Jurisdictions -Forthcoming meeting with President Connally -Meeting with Burns -Jurisdictions -Investment tax credits -Social Security Economy -Jurisdictions -Shultz -Romney -Agnews role -Presidents role -Jurisdictions -Stans, Hardin, Romney, Volpe, Burns -Shultz Volpe -Automobile insurance -Possible future -Italian support for President -Rocco C. Siciliano -Support for President -Interdepartmental committee on oil spills -Chairmanship -Oil spills conference at The Hague -Presidents knowledge -William D. Ruckelshaus Economy -Jurisdictions -Shultz -Domestic Council Blount -Cabinet meeting
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Economy -Jurisdictions -Shultz -Shultzs position -Presidents role -Burns Presidents schedule -Thomas E. Dewey funeral -Departure time -Meeting with Burns -Time -Presidents departure Economists and professors -Compared with women, children Cabinet meetings -William P. Rogers suggestion -Frequency -Previous meeting -Ehrlichmans view -Presidents view -Nicaragua -Kenya -Volpes automobile proposal -Romney -Format
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Domestic Council meeting -Frequency -Presidents role -Format Cabinet meetings -Presidents attendance -Rogers Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 7:32 pm
Conv. No. 469-13 (cont.)