470

Date: 
Mar 19, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 470-1 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 8:51 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Admiral Thomas H. Moorer
Conversation No. 470-2 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 8:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?] Greetings Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 8:51 am
Conversation No. 470-3 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 8:51 am - 9:05 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer Laos operation (Lam Son) -Military situation -Timing of withdrawal -White House news summary
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] withdrawal -Media interpretation -Administration response -North Vietnamese losses -Press accounts -Interviews with pilots Conv. No. 470-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 470-4 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 9:23 am - 9:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Helicopter -Arthur F. Burns meeting Butterfield left at 9:25 am
Conversation No. 470-5 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:25 am and 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman Dr. James R. Schlesinger -Ehrlichmans previous conversation with Bryce N. Harlow -Confirmation as Under secretary of Interior -Gordon L. Allott -Ehrlichmans conversation with Harlow -8:00 group
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Harlows view -Allott -Presidents wishes -Harlow -Allott -Possible meeting with President -Senate Appropriations Committee meeting Conv. No. 470-3 (cont.) -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Timing -Attendance at leadership meeting, March 22, 1971 -Clark MacGregor -Hugh Scott -Relations with Schlesinger -Background -Research and Development [RAND] Corporation in Santa Monica -University of Virginia -Confirmation of Under secretary of Interior -Effect of background -Allott -Conversation with Harlow -Effect of background -Allotts concerns -Effect on administration proposal to Senate Appropriations Committee -Harlow -Allott -Allott, Scott, Robert P. Griffin, Norris Cotton -Allotts forthcoming re-election campaign -Rogers C. B. Morton -Senate Interior Committee -Possible alternatives -William T. Pecora -Experience -Coast and Geological Survey -Allott -Melvin R. Lairds suggestion -Confirmation -Strategy -Presidents position -Type needed for job -Mortons position -George P. Shultz
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Allott -Presidents position -Morton -Decision on deputy -Allott -Cabinet officers and White House staff -Morton -Possible alternative position -Confirmation -Morton -Possible alternative position -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -Kenneth E. BeLieu -Background Economy -George W. Romneys group -A meeting, March 22, 1971 -Ehrlichman, Arthur F. Burns -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Construction costs -Wages and prices -Inflation -Paul W. McCracken -Haldemans call -Meetings attended -Burns -Construction wages -A report to Ehrlichman -McCrackens talk with Haldeman -March 22, 1971 meeting -McCracken -Burns -John B. Connally -Shultz -Romney -Burns -Connally -Romney -Ehrlichmans conversation with Romney -Burns role
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-March 22, 1971 meeting -James D. Hodgson -Burns -Meeting with Cabinet members -Meeting with President -Romney -John A. Volpe Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Maurice H. Stans -Compared with Romney, Volpe, Blount, and Burns -Romney -Unions -March 22, 1971 meeting -McCracken -Significance -Time -Stans -Ehrlichman
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Morton -A meeting with Ehrlichman -Schlesinger -Allott -[Forename unknown] Knowles [sp?] -Mortons conversation with Ehrlichman -Choice of Under secretary of Interior -Allott -Future action
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Economy -Meetings -Construction costs -Wages and prices -Romney -Ehrlichman -A report -Herbert Stein and Frederick Deming -McCracken -President -Delivery
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:25 am and 10:03 am] [Conversation No. 470-5A] Call to McCracken for Haldeman [End of telephone conversation] Cabinet [Haldeman talked with McCracken at an unknown time between 9:25 am and 10:03 am] [Conversation No. 470-5B] Economy -A report for March 22, 1971 meeting by CEA -Delivery to President [End of telephone conversation] -McCrackens response -March 22, 1971 meeting -Romney -Significance -Quadriad -Burns, McCracken -Connally and Shultz
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultz -McCracken -Burns -Connallys conversation with Burns -Possible leaks -Possible media reaction -Effect on Administration Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) -Report -Delivery to President -Ehrlichmans attendance -Romney and Volpe -Stans -Burns -Burns -Inflation -Taxes -Relations with financial writers -Administration policy -Hobart Rowen -Relations with Connally -Significance -Possible meeting with President -Ehrlichmans view -Support for Presidents policies -Burns policies -Shultz -Relations with President -Conversations with Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Principle compared with politics -Relations with Rowen -Possible meeting with President -Rowen
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Meetings Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Clarine (Billingsley) Mills, daughter, son-in-law, and three grandchildren -White House tour Economy -March 22, 1971 meeting -Ehrlichmans attendance -Stans -Ehrlichman -Forthcoming conversation with Stans -Burns -Romney and Volpe -Ehrlichman -Forthcoming conversation with Stans -Burns -Burns -Compared with Connally -Connally -Institutional investment analysts meeting -Peter M. Flanigans speech -Edmund S. Muskies speech -Support for Presidents policies -Flanigans speech -Alan Greenspans speech -Flanigans response -Taxes -Burns -Shultz -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Burns -Anderson -March 22, 1971 meeting -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihans memorandum -Flanigan
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-McCracken -Outcome of Presidents policies -Budget proposals -News stories -Stock market -Dow-Jones average Cabinet -William P. Rogers -Romney and Volpe -Stans and Clifford M. Hardin -Frequency of meetings with President -Attendance at social events -Romney and Volpe -Meetings -Organization -March 1971 meeting -Future meetings purpose -Presidents position
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:25 am Mills family White House tour -Son, daughter-in-law, State Senator Randy Carlson [?] -Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 10:03 pm Cabinet
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Social events with President -White House dinners, church, Camp David -Value -Use of Camp David -Value Mills family tour -A photo
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
Cabinet -Meetings -Frequency -Length -Ehrlichman -Presidents role Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mills Dickson and children, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Young, and John S. Davies entered at 10:03 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings and introductions A photo Wilbur D. Mills Photo arrangements Gifts Tour of White House C. Mills, et al. left at an unknown time before 10:07 am Unknown people [Carlsons family?] entered at an unknown time after 10:03 am; the White House photographer was present during the meeting Greetings Hawaii [?] A photo
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Gifts Vacation in Washington Randy [Carlson?] Conv. No. an The President, the unknown people [Carlsons family?], and the photographer left at470-5 (cont.) unknown time before 10:07 am Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:07 am Presidents schedule [?] Domestic Council -White House staff -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -An article concerning listing as White House staff in Congressional Directory -Possible footnote Butterfield left and the President entered at 10:10 am A W. D. Mills granddaughter Presidents forthcoming call to W. D. Mills -Value The Cabinet and the President -Previous meeting with Connally -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -Rogers -Laird -Rogers -John N. Mitchell -Elliot L. Richardson -Stans -Justification for meetings with the President -Columnists, Washington, DC gossips -Romney and Volpe -Hardin -Morton
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Choice of Under secretary of Interior -Social events -Frequency -Presidents view -Church services -Evenings at the White House -Head of State dinners Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) -Frequency -Haldemans view -Sub-Cabinet -Possible future inclusion at social events -Value -Rocco C. Siciliano -Wives -Siciliano and wifes attendance at Italian dinner -Attendance at social events prior to Presidents administration -Sicilianos experience -Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration -Haldemans view -Possible future inclusion at social events -Siciliano Administration wives -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons program -Value -Briefings -March 23, 1971 schedule -A conflicting event -Follow-up -Number of Cabinet and sub-Cabinet wives -White House staff wives -Mrs. Nixons work Cabinet -Sub-Cabinet -Possible future inclusion at social events -Sicilianos advice -Social events -Boats -Camp David -Meetings
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Purpose -Frequency and length -Presidents role -Length -Upcoming meeting -Ehrlichmans role -Agenda -Length -Presidents role -Possible briefing by Henry A. Kissinger -Vietnam -Rogers -Interest -Possible televised meeting -Scheduling -Eisenhower Administration experience -The Presidents recollection -The Presidents position -Romney and Volpe -Eisenhower Administration experience -Harlow -Possible briefing -Japanese experience -Eisenhower experience -Japanese experience -Des Moines, Denver -Presidents position -Volpe -Subjects of discussion -Presidents experience -Public opinion -Possible televised meeting -Past experience -Cabinet meetings -Structure -Frequency -Agenda -Domestic issues -Presidents role -Value -Value
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Compared with use of Camp David -Donald H. Rumsfeld, Shultz -Frequency -Meetings with Ehrlichman -Location -Ehrlichmans and Shultzs role -Compared with NSC meetings -National security affairs -Kissinger -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Rogers -Laird -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Kissinger -Meetings with the President -Inclusion of others in meetings -Staff participation -Value -Meetings with President White House staff -Meetings with President -Presidents view -Flanigan -John C. Whitaker -Cole -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Ehrlichman and Shultz Cabinet -Romney and Volpe -Meetings -Topics -Problems -Compared with Shultz -Compared with Kissinger -Value of meetings with President White House staff -Meetings with President -Cole, Whitaker, Edward L. Morgan
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Participation -Purpose -Whitaker -Participation -Shultz and Ehrlichman -Frequency -Donald E. Johnson -Unnamed AEC official -Value compared with Presidents other meetings -Congressmen and Senators -Businessmen -Meetings -Social events -Administration wives gathering -Mrs. Nixon -Value -Mrs. Nixons briefings -Frequency -Inclusion in Mrs. Nixons volunteer activities -Value -Husbands Presidents social schedule -Value -Outsiders
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
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Economy -Meetings of Romneys group -Importance
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Burns -Ehrlichmans role at upcoming meeting -Possible re-creation of cabinet committee -Shultz -Domestic Council -Stans -Hodgson -Shultz -Hodgson -Influence -Article in Nations Business -Other articles -Influence on Romneys group Cabinet -History -Abraham Lincoln -Salmon [P. Chase?] -Economic affairs -Shultz -Articles on influence -A forthcoming speech in Chicago -Connally -Size -Volpe and Romney -Stans -Reason for appointment -Lyndon B. Johnsons Secretary of Commerce -General Bruce Palmer -Alexander B. Trowbridge -Current position Businessmen -National Alliance of Business [NAB] -Meetings -NAB -The Homestead -Meetings -Leonard K. Firestone Cabinet
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meetings with the President -Topics -Administration wives program -Presidents schedule -Possible meeting with wives -Timing -Sub-Cabinet meetings -State Department -Agenda -Possible meeting with wives -Mrs. Nixon -Meetings at White House -Adele (Langston) Rogers at State Department -Martha (Beall) Mitchell at Justice Department -Interior Department -Value -White House -White House staff -Scheduling -Ehrlichmans view -California Presidents schedule -Coming week -Meetings with mayors and dairymen -Administration wives -Social events -March 22, 1971 interview with Howard K. Smith -March 23, 1971 dinner with Edwin D. Etherington -National Center for Voluntary Action -Romney -March 24, 1971 Republican picnic -March 25, 1971 Stans dinner -Reception -March 26, 1971 -San Clemente -Possible meeting with administration wives -Scheduling -Republican fundraiser, March 24, 1971 -Cabinet meeting, March 26, 1971
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Mrs. Nixons schedule Presidents schedule -California -Timing -Administration wives meeting -Timing -Cabinet meeting, March 26, 1971 -California -Possible event en route -Administration wives meeting -Ehrlichmans position -A. Rogers -M. Mitchell -Cabinet meeting -Administration wives -Timing -Mayors meeting -Etherington dinner -Timing -Location -Administration wives meeting -Timing and location -Etherington dinner -Board of directors of Center for Voluntary Action -Possible future dinner -Robert H. Finch -Etherington -Presidents acquaintance -Romney -Etheringtons meeting with Finch and Rumsfeld -Romney -Meeting with Etherington and Finch -Possible board of directors dinner -Size of board -Scheduling -Previous reception or dinner -Charles B. (Bud) Wilkinson -Max M. Fisher -Effect -Presidents recollection
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichmans schedule -Possible board reception -Compared with NAB -Possible board dinner -Need for a decision -Ehrlichmans position -Justification -Effect -Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. -Possible White House reception -State Department dinner -Romney Ehrlichmans schedule Presidents schedule -Luncheon meetings -Frequency -Volpe -J. N. Mitchell -Romney -Cabinet meetings -Frequency -Sub-Cabinet -Presidents supporters -Value -Richardson -Schedule -Stans -White House dinner -Richardson
Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.)
Richardson -Dinner parties -White House staff -Congressmen -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] staff -Work at HEW -Anne F. Richardson -HEW auxiliary
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Privacy] [Duration: 14s ] Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 ****************************************************************************** Ehrlichman left at 10:53 am Ehrlichmans work -Compared with Kissinger and Rogers -Volpe and Romney Presidents press contacts -Press relations -Administration efforts -A story by Frank Cormier -Ronald L. Ziegler -Schedule -Ziegler -Possible appearance at press briefing -SST -California -One-on-one interview with Smith -Follow-up questions -Cormier -Jerald F. (Jerry) terHorst -Cormier -Effect -An unknown man Cabinet meetings -Previous meeting [An unknown person talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 10:53 am and 11:15 am] [Conversation No. 470-5C]
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
An unknown item -Nellie L. Yates George H. Gallup poll [End of telephone conversation] Conv. No. 470-5 (cont.) The President left at an unknown time before 11:15 am
Conversation No. 470-6 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:53 am and 11:15 am Location: Oval Office H. R. (Bob) Haldeman met with an unknown man [Manolo Sanchez?]
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The unknown man [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 11:15 am
Conversation No. 470-7 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:53 am and 11:45 am Location: Oval Office
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Patrick J. Buchanans speech on foreign policy -Generation of peace -Public opinion -Vietnam War -Possible response by a dictator against US allies -[Arthur] Neville Chamberlain -Public opinion -Defense policy -Brushfire wars -Presidents use of phrase in interview -Africa, Asia US defense policy -Disarmament -Public opinion -Vietnam -Israel -Soviet Union -Deterrent to war -Generation of peace -Presidents policies -Buchanan -Presidents Newport, Rhode Island speech -Buchanans work on forthcoming speech by Robert J. Dole -Effect Speech themes -New Federalism -New American Revolution -Press coverage -Domestic issues -New American Revolution -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -White House staff -Cabinet -Henry A. Kissinger -Forthcoming conversation with Buchanan -Vietnam War
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US goals -Peace -Presidents view -Importance -Defense -Buchanan -Public opinion Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:53 am and 11:15 am] [Conversation No. 470-7A] -Location [End of telephone conversation] -Meetings with John A. Volpe and George W. Romney -John D. Ehrlichman -Meetings on defense -Size -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:53 am and 11:15 am] [Conversation No. 470-7B] Presidents call to Kissinger [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 10:53 am and 11:15 am] [Conversation No. 470-7C] Kissingers schedule The President conferred with Haldeman
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Colsons schedule Kissingers schedule Laos operation (Lam Son) -Presidents previous call to Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Haig -Military action -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Withdrawal -Residual forces -Future operations -Kissingers view of operation [End of telephone conversation] Cabinet -John B. Connallys party Ehrlichman and George P. Shultzs meetings with President -Compared with Kissingers meetings with President -Staff Dr. James R. Schlesinger confirmation -Bryce N. Harlow -Rogers C. B. Morton -Ehrlichman -Harlow -Gordon L. Allott Colson entered at 11:15 am Agnew -Speech in Boston concerning Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Maurice H. Stans -Program on hunger -Stans -Writer
Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Buchanans speech -Press coverage of war -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -CBS -Administration response CBS coverage of war Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.) -Colsons view -Melvin R. Laird -F. Edward Hébert -Clifford P. Hansens letter -Rebuttal -Retraction -A film at broadcasters convention -Pentagon film -Possible Federal Communications Commission [FCC] response -Possible request for equal time -Pentagon -Rebuttal -Use of fairness doctrine -Armed Services Committee -White House involvement -Agnews speech NBC report on war -Buchanans speech -Thomas W. Braden Network news coverage -Effect of White House action -Public opinion -Colsons view -Biases Presidents interview with Howard K. Smith -Colsons relations with Smith -Questions -Boundaries -Presidents position -Negotiations in Middle East -Presidents responses
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Southeast Asia -Domestic and foreign affairs -Presidents responses John A. Scali -Hiring on White House staff -Kissinger -Ronald L. Zieglers office functions -Role -Colsons relations with Scali -Previous conversation -Presidents foreign policy -Speeches -Neo-isolationism -Financial sacrifice An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am Presidents forthcoming call to an unknown man The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:45 am Scali -[Name unintelligible] -Robert J. McCloskey -Possible White House position -Colsons view of Scali -Support for Administration policies -Smith Smiths interview with President -Questions -Press image -Presidents possible responses -Colsons role -Press conference questions -Role of Presidency -Possible answers -Buchanan -Presidents schedule
Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.)
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Scali -Possible White House position -Relations with Washington people -John W. Chancellor -Public relations -Media relations -Buchanan meeting -Colsons previous conversation with Scali
Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.)
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-Relations with press -Role -Scope of assignment -Television -Zieglers position -Zieglers role -Scalis role -Relations with White House staff -Kissinger and National Security Council [NSC] staff -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Scalis role -Public relations strategy -Laos news -Press -U. Alexis Johnson -David Packard -Moorer -Relations with Ziegler -Scalis role
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Public relations strategy -Possible WSAG membership -Haldemans view -Relations with press -Television and foreign policy -WSAG -Value Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.) -Possible White House position -Scalis previous meeting with Colson -Colson and Haldemans forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger -Possible White House position -Scalis previous conversation with Colson -Kissingers relations with press -Ziegler -Scalis observations -Functions and responsibility -Haldeman An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am [Unintelligible] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:45 am George H. Gallup poll -Results -Distribution -Date and figures -Approval ratings -Method -Advance figures -Meaning -February poll -Timing -Presidents press conference -Laos -White House poll -Timing -Tricia Nixons engagement announcement -Whitney M. Young, Jr. funeral
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Today Show appearance -Womens press interview Presidents Today Show appearance -Ratings -New York City -Alvin Snyders view -Value Gallup poll -Presidents standing with men and women -War issue -Support of Labor -T. Nixons engagement Lyndon B. Johnson -Lynda B. (Johnson) Robbs wedding -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon and daughters television viewing -Presidents television viewing habits -Presidents note to L. B. Johnson -Effect on L. B. Johnsons popularity Presidents popularity -Effect of family functions -Gallup poll results An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am Presidents schedule -Kissinger The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:45 am -Scali The Presidents schedule -Meeting with unknown individual The President, et al. left at an unknown time before 11:45 am
Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 470-8 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:45 am and 12:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Presidents schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -Previous call to Admiral Thomas H. Moorer Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Presidents March 22, 1971 Interview -Effect -Public statements -Administration position -Press reaction -Kissingers comments -Moorer -Effect -Success -Memos to President -Howard K. Smith interview -Administration position -Justification -Public comments -B-52 strikes -Effect on North Vietnamese army -Casualties -Supplies -Raids -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Withdrawal -Reelection campaign -Presidents interview with Smith
Conv. No. 470-7 (cont.)
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents comments -ARVN withdrawal -Withdrawal of ARVN -North Vietnamese reaction -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -ARVN forces -Tchepone -Withdrawal -Logistics -Potential problems -Offensive preparations -Effectiveness -Press coverage -Presidents comments -Withdrawal -Effect -Administration campaign -Presidents interview with Smith -Possible backgrounder by Kissinger -North Vietnamese offensive actions -Effect on future actions -Possible negotiations -Presidents opponents -Thieu -Thieus actions -Tchepone -Effect -Press coverage -Washington Post -Moorer -Kissingers assessment -Effect -[Forename unknown] Schultz [?] -North Vietnamese supplies and troops -Food supplies -Ammunition -Destruction of pipeline An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:45 am A delivery
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:06 pm Laotian operation (Lam Son) -Effect on North Vietnamese forces -Supplies -Food -Ammunition Conv. No. 470-8 (cont.) -Weaponry -Costs -Defense Intelligence Agency [DIA] -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Compared with Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] figures -Sihanoukville [Kompong Som] ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 11s ]
INTELLIGENCE
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-Decreases -Raids -ARVN -Presidents opponents -Effect -Compared with Cambodia -US casualties -Presidents troop withdrawal announcement -Numbers -Positive public reaction -Melvin R. Laird -Effect
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Laird and Kissinger -A story in news summary -William P. Rogers -Press Conference -Call to President -Laird and Kissinger -Purpose -Presidents press conference statement -Withdrawal rates -Laird and Kissinger -Numbers -Presidents position -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Cambodia, Laos -US bombing -Timing -Reasons -Kissingers talk with Moorer Sino-Soviet relations -Party Congress Vietnam -US troop withdrawals -Laird -Numbers -Notice -Announcement -JCS, General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., Thieu, Moorer -Armed Services Committee -Presidents possible successor -Timing -Numbers -Kissingers view -Laird -Laird and Kissinger -President -Peace negotiations -Timing -Presidents view -Prisoners of War [POWs]
Conv. No. 470-8 (cont.)
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Remaining troops -Purpose -Public opinion -Haigs view -Numbers -Timing -Presidents view -California trip -Laird and Rogers -Moorer -Presidents previous conversation -Laird Soviet Union -Kissingers forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Berlin -Willy Brandt -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:45 am Presidents schedule -Forthcoming signing ceremony -Mark I. Goode -Television coverage Kissinger left at an unknown time before 12:06 pm -Time The President and Bull left at an unknown time before 12:06 pm
Conv. No. 470-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 470-9 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 12:15 pm - 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office
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The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield An unknown item -Location Butterfield left at 12:16 pm Conv. No. 470-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 470-10 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 12:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Clark MacGregor
Conversation No. 470-11 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 12:33 pm Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President Clark MacGregors location Call to William E. Timmons
Conversation No. 470-12 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 12:33 pm - 12:35 pm
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Location: Oval Office The President talked with William E. Timmons Supersonic Transport [SST] -White House lobbying in Congress -Vote in House -Senate vote -Warren G. (Maggie) Magnuson, Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Prospects
Conversation No. 470-13 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:38 pm and 1:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Prisoners of War and Missing in Action [POW/MIA] families -Compared with Congressmen and Senators -Hardships on families -Effect on wives and children Presidents schedule -Camp David -Arthur F. Burns meeting -Length -Thomas E. Dewey funeral -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -John M. Harlan -Call from Chief Justice Warren E. Burger
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-Camp David -Possible length of stay -March 22, 1971 program John A. Scali -Possible White House position -Relations with President -Support for Administration -Associated Press [AP] career -Compared with Ronald L. Ziegler -Possible White House position -Henry A. Kissinger -Title -Leonard Garment -Implications -Functions -Title -Charles B. (Bud) Wilkinson -Kissinger -Need -Haldemans conversations with Kissinger -Kissinger -Responsibilities -Kissinger -State and Defense Departments -Henry Catto and Robert J. McCloskey -William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -Role -Coordination policies -Public relations -Laird, [David] Kenneth Rush, and Kissinger -Charles W. Colson -Kissingers press relations -Herbert G. Klein -Ziegler
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-Compared with Ziegler -AP experience Vietnam -Laos operation -Purpose -Presidents and Kissingers public statements Conv. No. 470-13 (cont.) -Goals -Kissingers statements -Problems Scali -Advice on briefing -Colson -Press Kissinger -Briefing method -Columnists -Stewart J. O. Alsop -Television -Wire services Burns -Peter M. Flanigan -Background memorandum Presidents schedule -California Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Scott Supersonic Transport [SST] -Haldemans call to John L. McClellan -Reason -Vote [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:38 pm and 12:50 pm] [Conversation No. 470-13A]
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Call to Ford [End of telephone conversation] Scali -Possible White House position -Possible staff assignment -Kissinger -State and Defense Departments -National Security Council [NSC] -Scalis view [The President talked with Ford between 12:50 pm and 12:52 pm] [Conversation No. 470-13B] SST vote Congress SST vote -William E. Timmons -Presidents opponents -Goal -Environmentalists -Senate -William M. Magruder -Media position -Future plans [End of telephone conversation] -Fords response Presidents schedule -Burns -Dewey funeral -Seating on plane -Mrs. Nixon Conv. No. 470-13 (cont.)
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Conv. No. 470-13 (cont.)
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Scali -Possible White House position -Kissinger -Responsibilities -Ziegler -Kissinger -Colson -Career -Change -Future White House staff -Careers before and after White House Haldeman left at an unknown time before 1:05 pm
Conversation No. 470-14 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:52 pm and 1:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Wilbur D. Mills
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Conversation No. 470-15 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:52 pm and 1:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
Conv. No. 470-13 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:05 pm
Conversation No. 470-16 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:52 and 1:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman
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Rose Mary Woods entered at 1:05 pm
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Conv. No. 470-15 (cont.)
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Presidents schedule -Camp David -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Henry A. Kissinger
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[The President talked with Wilbur D. Mills between 1:06 pm and 1:08 pm] [Conversation No. 470-16A] Mills grandchildren and daughter -Tour of White House [End of telephone conversation]
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Woods and Haldeman left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm
Conversation No. 470-17 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm and 1:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Arthur F. Burns -Thomas E. Dewey funeral -Departure time -Weather in New York -Burns meeting -Length Bull left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm
Conversation No. 470-18 Date: March 19, 1971 Time: 1:30 pm - 2:12 pm Location: Oval Office
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Arthur F. Burns and an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?] Refreshments The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm Burns schedule -Need for meeting with President A former teacher of Burns -Books written Dwight D. Eisenhower -Relations with Burns Burns relations with President -Vice Presidency An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:30 pm Refreshment order The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm Burns relations with President -Support for the President -Support for Presidents welfare and family assistance plan -Friends in Congress Burns work -At Federal Reserve Board -A possible bank failure -Burns efforts -Effect -As Counselor to President -At Federal Reserve Board -Goals -Support for President -Press and White House criticism -At Federal Reserve -Background preparation
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Burns actions -Press -Burns actions Interest rates -Burns actions -Possible international monetary crisis -Effect at home and abroad -A memorandum to President -Treasury Department -Contingency plans -International bank notes -Effect of future fluctuation -Burns actions -Housing in 1972 -Jurisdiction -Burns -John B. Connally Economy -Growth of money supply -Postwar period -Rates of growth -1946, 1966, and [unintelligible] -Burns view -Burns actions, goals, and methods Burns -Career -Business compared with government service -Reasons for choosing government service -Role as Chairman of the Federal Reserve -Compared with work as Counselor to the President -Presidents view -Connally Economy -Burns goals -Compared with Presidents -Compared with William McChesney Martin -Compared with Presidents
Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.)
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Alternatives -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Effect -Economic policy -1972 election -1970 -Milton Friedmans letter to President -Economic policy -1972 -Compared with President -Family assistance plan -Rate of growth -Presidents view -Budget -1065 -Future -March and April 1971 -Investment tax credit -Possible changes -Burns testimony before Congress -Investment tax credit -Social Security -Presidents meeting with Connally -Press reports Presidents and Federal Reserve chairmen -Burns -Eisenhower and Martin -Nixons relation with Martin Economy -Burns and President -Burns previous work for the President -Importance -Press reports -Presidents staff -Connally -George P. Shultz
Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.)
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Relations -Role as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board -Press reports -Importance -Connally -Administrations policy -Politics and economy -Consumer confidence -Burns and Presidents relations -A review -Burns -April figures -Taxes -Monetary supply -A position paper by Burns -Connally -Burns goal -Presidents position -Fiscal policy -Taxes and budget -Public statements -February, March figures -President and Burns policy -Relations between President and Burns -Public statements -White House staff -Connally -Relations between Burns and Connally -Future meetings between Burns and Connally -Interest rates -Connally -Presidents advisors -Shultz, Paul W. McCracken -Political role -Burns and Connally -Possible future meetings -President, Connally, and Burns -Quadriad -Political considerations -Connally -Compared with Lyndon B. Johnson
Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.)
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Relations between President and Burns -Quadriad -Public statements -Administration policy -Unity -Goals -Presidents view Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.) -Compared with Vietnam War -Unemployment -Compared with Great Britain -Press accounts -Edward R. G. Heath -Labor problems -Common Market entry -Polls -Term of office -Scope and direction -Administration policy -Variables -Unemployment -1972, 1971 -Importance -Presidents view -1960 -Burns and Jim [James L.?] Mitchells meeting with President -A call from Burns to President in February -Rose Mary Woods -[Unintelligible] -Relations between President and Burns -Press reports of Congressional testimony -Goals -Burns work -Confidence -Relations between President and Burns -Press reports -Ronald L. Ziegler -Presidents view -Quadriad -Connally -Shultz -McCracken
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-A review -Date -April figures -A meeting Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 2:00 pm Presidents schedule -Clark MacGregor -William E. Timmons -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:03 pm Thomas E. Dewey -Funeral -Appearance in recent times Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:00 pm Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm Economy -Investment tax credit -Wilbur D. Mills -Vance Hartkes bill -Burns and public statements -Burns forthcoming meeting with [Name unintelligible] -Presidents policy and public statements
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Howard K. Smith interview -Ziegler Burns -Forthcoming trip to Europe -Goal -Meetings with European bankers -Paris -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Economic background Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 2:00 pm Item for the President Woods entered at an unknown time after 2:10 pm Delivery of unknown item(s) Burns Burns left at 2:10 pm [Unintelligible] The President left at 2:12 pm
Conv. No. 470-18 (cont.)
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Recording was cut off at an unknown time after 2:12 pm