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Date: 
Apr 06, 1971 - Apr 08, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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Conversation No. 475-1 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man Greetings to unknown man Presidents schedule Cabinet The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:55 am
Conversation No. 475-2 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:53 am and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man Forthcoming Address to the Nation on the Situation in Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Positioning of cameras -Charts -Type The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:55 am
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Conversation No. 475-3 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:53 and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Meeting with revenue sharing working team -Gifts -Positioning -Schedule -Composition of team -Gifts -Tie bars -Paper weights Bull left at an unknown time before 11:55 am
Conversation No. 475-4 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 11:55 am - unknown before 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman, Edward L. Morgan, Dana G. Mead, Jamie McLane, John Gartland, John F. Evans, Jr., Edwin L. Harper, Raymond J. Waldman, Peter Michel, William F. Rhatican, Donald B. Rice, Donald E. Crabill, David Page, Roger Adkins, Richard P. Nathan, William Robinson, James Blum, Harry S. Havens, William Hamm, Wilfred H. Rommel, C. William Fischer, Naomi Sweeney, Richard K. Cook, John Russell Dean, Bill Fuller, Murray L. Weidenbaum, Robert Joss, Wallace H. Johnson, Richard W. Velde, Jerry Copf, Charles J. Orlebeck, Henry Ahlgren, William W. Blunt, Jr., John P. Olsson, Malcolm R. Lovell, Jr., Christopher T. Cross, John R. Ottina, Ned Gramlich, and Larry Thompson; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greeting General conversation
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents message to Congress -Timing Revenue sharing proposals -Praise for teams preparation of legislation -Gratitude to everyone involved -Importance of revenue sharing reform -Previous legislative programs -Bureau of the Budget -Reform revolutionary -Difficulties -Congress -Support in the agencies -Support in the Cabinet -Need for support -Necessity for reform -Congress -Expectations -Achievements of team -Components of team -Preparers of program -Sellers of program -Those working with Congress and country -Need for confidence in proposals -Battle in press, Congress -Prospects -Absence of alternatives -Types of revenue sharing -Tax credits -Welfare reform -Prospects -Judgement of team -Faith in people -Mood of the country -Intellectuals -Praise for teams efforts -Machinery of government -New engine, body -Achievement -Ehrlichman
Conv. No. 475-4 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presentation of gifts -Paper weights -Wives -Presidents conversation with motion picture actors and producers, April 5, 1971 -Wives and secretaries [General conversation] Conv. No. 475-4 (cont.) Morgan, et al. left at 12:08 pm; Ehrlichman remained Clifford M. Hardin -Special revenue sharing -Agriculture Extension Service -Presidents possible call to Hardin -Avoiding reductions in service Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 12:10 pm Photographing President during talk -White House photographer -Other photographers -Presidents instructions to Butterfield [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:10 pm and 12:14 pm] [Conversation No. 475-4A] [See Conversation No. 1-5] [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichman left at 12:14 pm -Pictures [The President talked with Hardin at an unknown time between 12:14 pm and 12:17 pm] [Conversation No. 475-4B] [See Conversation No. 1-6]
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Butterfield left at 12:16 pm [The President talked with Claude W. Gifford at an unknown time between 12:14 pm and 12:17 pm] [Conversation No. 475-4C] [See Conversation No. 1-6A] Conv. No. 475-4 (cont.)
[The President talked with Hardin between an unknown time between 12:14 pm and 12:17 pm] [Conversation No. 475-4D] [See Conversation No. 1-6B]
Conversation No. 475-5 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:17 pm and 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Arrival of Alaskan Federation group Bull left at an unknown time before 12:20 pm
Conversation No. 475-6 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: 12:20 pm - 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Don Wright, Rogers C. B. Morton, Ted Stevens, Frank Bracken, Leonard Garment, Bradley H. Patterson, Jr., and Barbara (Greene) (Bobbie) Kilberg; the White House
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings [General conversation] Photo session Conv. No. 475-4 (cont.) [Alaska Natives Claim Bill] -Passage efforts -Request for Presidents help in passage through Congress -Stevens -Senate -Western Senators -House of Representatives -Uniqueness of Eskimo Bill -Importance of bill -Gifts to participants in preparing bill -Paper weights -Bracken -Patterson -Kilberg -Garment -Prospects -House -John P. Saylor -James A. Haley -Support -Cost -Denver, Colorado -Constituent groups -Locations [General conversation] Wright, et al. left at 12:25 pm
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 475-7 Date: April 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Photographing President during talk Presidents schedule -Barber Gifts -Paper weight -Signature by President -Cost Bull left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm
Conversation No. 475-8 Date: April 7, 1971 Time: 8:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man Presidents forthcoming speech on Southeast Asia -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] The unknown man left at 8:59 pm
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 475-9 Date: April 7, 1971 Time: 9:00 pm - 9:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President delivered a speech [A transcript of the final version of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 522-527]
Conversation No. 475-10 Date: April 7, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:20 pm and 9:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with unknown members of the television crew Schedule Time of speech [General conversation] Gratitude to television crew Presidents next speech -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Forthcoming interview at convention of American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 16, 1971 [General conversation] The President left at 9:25 pm
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 475-11 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 9:08 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule Possible action on unknown matter -Briefing [forthcoming domestic briefing for Administration wives, April 8, 1971] [?] -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 9:08 am
Conversation No. 475-12 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 9:08 am - 9:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods
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Letters to Cabinet members -John B. Connally
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-George H. W. Bush -Rogers C. B. Morton -Ordering letters -Price Julie Nixon Eisenhowers call -Presidents schedule -April 7, 1971 -Speech on Southeast Asia -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon Cabinet calls taken by Woods -John N. Mitchell -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Admiral Thomas H. Moorer -Rogers -Robert J. Dole Other calls regarding speech -Freeman Gosden -Health -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Paul W. Keyes -Betty Calmer [?] Speech Woods left at 9:13 am
Conversation No. 475-13 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:13 am and 9:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Henry A. Kissinger
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting with President Bull left at an unknown time before 9:18 am Conversation No. 475-14 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:13 am and 9:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Henry A. Kissingers schedule -Staff meeting
Conv. No. 475-12 (cont.)
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Bull left at an unknown time before 9:18 am
Conversation No. 475-15 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:13 am and 9:18 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator Call to Rose Mary Woods
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Conversation No. 475-16 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 9:18 am - 10:07 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Reaction to staff -Donald H. Rumsfeld [The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 9:18 am and 9:37 am] [Conversation No. 475-16A]
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[End of telephone conversation] Staff meeting Kissingers schedule -Briefing of columnists
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissingers possible call to Shirley Taylor -Public comments [Admiral [Thomas H. Moorer] talked with the President at an unknown time between 9:18 am and 9:37 am] [Conversation No. 475-16B] Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Reaction -Senate and House doves -Military -Marvin L. Kalb -Left wingers -Atrocity stories [End of telephone conversation] -Moorers call to Kissinger, April 7, 1971 -Woods -Praise for the President -Kissingers New York friends -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Comments -Rockefeller family -Kissingers meeting with David Rockefeller -Kissingers conversation with John D. Rockefeller, III -Wealth -N. A. Rockefellers support for President Congress -Support for President in House and Senate -Gerald R. Ford -Carl B. Albert -Robert C. Byrd -Prisoners of War [POW] issue -Democratic Caucus report -Troop levels -POW trade Peoples Republic of China [PRC] invitation to US Ping-pong team
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Significance H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Location -Schedule Staff and Cabinet -Kissinger and Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Pressures -Family -Ehrlichman and Haldeman -Robert H. Finch -Kissingers conversation with Taft Schreiber -Finch -Finch -Response to speech
Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Length -Conclusion -Reaction -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Kissinger -Presidents bearing -Unknown woman friend of Kissinger -Reaction -Presidents bearing -Foreign policy researcher for N. A. Rockefeller -Creative aspects of speech -Presidents own idiom -Kissingers evaluation -Kissingers conversation with unknown Harvard University professor -Reaction -Kissinger at Harvard University -Cabinet and staff -Unknown Harvard University professor -Reaction -Responsibility -President as commander-in-chief -Congress -Withdrawal from Vietnam
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Consequence of early departure -Doves -Residual force in South Vietnam -Figures -US policy -Draftees in Vietnam -James L. Buckley -US Army Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Birch E. Bayh, Jr.s criticism of President -Doves reaction -Countrys reaction -Presidents role in case -Review Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Unknown Georgia Republicans call to Kissinger -Calley -Response to Presidents speech Vietnam -American peoples desire for victory -Right wing point of view -Definition of a US victory -Save South Vietnam -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Impact on negotiations Press questions to Kissinger -Television commentators and commentary -Laos -Cabinet statements on combat in Vietnam -Melvin R. Laird and William P. Rogers -Inconsistency with White House statements -Number of combat troops -Reduction -Combat mission changing -Defensive -Withdrawal date -Air sortie figures
Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
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-Press reaction -Reporting -Washington Post -Instructions to Kissinger -Kissingers comments to Albert -[Distribution to members of Congress] -Questions Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.) -Air sorties -Killing of civilians -Substitution of Asians for Americans -Reporters -[Forename unknown] MacGavern [sp?] of Chicago Sun-Times -Criticism of speech -Ronald L. Ziegler -Press bias -MacGavern [sp?] -Kissingers reply to press -Accomplishments by President in withdrawal program and in military situation in Vietnam since July 1, 1969 [The President talked with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time between 9:18 am and 9:37 am] [Conversation No. 475-16C] Presidents call to Haldeman [End of telephone conversation] Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Writing press -Commentaries -Kalb and Dan Rather -Unknown Pentagon correspondent -John W. Chancellor -Television briefing Haldeman entered at 9:37 am White House staff and Cabinet -Presidents frustration -Haldeman and Kissinger
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichman -John B. Connally -Support for administrations Vietnam policy -Support in future campaign -Butterfield and Bull -Opposition -[Establishment, Washington Post, news magazines, television, Congress] Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.) -Need to get tough -Charles W. Colson -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Praise for Kissinger and Haldemans support Charts on casualties -Use in briefings -Presidents possible uses -Talking points Kissinger left at 9:41 am Kissingers forthcoming memorandum -Circulation to spokesmen, Congressmen, Senators, editors Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Chart used in speech -Presidents evaluation -Line -Lettering -Mark I. Goode -William H. Carruthers -Schedule -Presidents conversation with Goode -Importance of chart -Television crew -Dwight L. Chapin -Goode -Understanding problem -Connally -Evaluation -Presidents movements -Chart -Connally
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chart -Impact -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Rather -Troop withdrawals -Timing -Figures -Use of television images -Illustration of soldier -Troop withdrawals -Chart -Picture/chart contrasted -Rogers use -Goode, Haldeman, and Butterfield -Rogers chart -Picture of a soldier -Camera work -Evaluation -Praise -Difficulty -White House coordination with producers -Goode -Producers view -Haldemans view -Goode Dinner for W. Clement Stone, April 8, 1971 -Receiving line versus mingling -Attendees -Number -Announcements -Table -Presidents remarks -Location -Press coverage Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Poll -Telephone calls -Priority calls
Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Meeting with Peter G. Peterson -Opening remarks for briefing Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:41 am -Arrangements for forthcoming briefing [domestic briefing for Administration wives, April 8, 1971] Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Presidents instructions to Bull -Instructions for Peterson [for forthcoming meeting of Council on International Economic Policy, April 8, 1971] Bull left at an unknown time before 10:07 am Moral support for President by staff -Reflection of country -Lack of use for weak men -Haldeman and Kissinger -Ehrlichman -White House staff -Rumsfeld -Clark MacGregor -Kissingers attitude -Congress -Ford -Administrations spokesman -Effectiveness Haldemans staff meeting -Kissinger -Response of staff -Evaluation -Backup -Bombing and casualty reductions -Charts -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Graphs -Use in revenue sharing speeches George P. Shultz
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Congress -House -Education bill -Ford Polls -Presidents performance -Approval rating -Figures -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Audience -Figures -Favorable/unfavorable reaction -Figures -Presidents Vietnam policy -Approval/disapproval ratios -Political make-up of respondents -Gender of respondents -Approve/disapprove -Calley -Bayh -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll -Calley -Instructions to Haldeman to publicize poll -George H. Gallup poll -Current standing -Figures -Calley poll -Publicity -Circulation to Congress -Ehrlichman and Robert A. Taft, Jr. Taft -MacGregor -Colson Polls -ORC poll -Figures -Gallup poll -Circulation Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents speech on Southeast Asia Haldemans conversation with Colson Calley issue -Taft -Presidents conversation with Ehrlichman -Captain Aubrey M. Daniel -Possible strategy -Letter to President -Stanley R. Resor -Possible letter to Daniel -Presidents possible conversation with Laird -White House handling
Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Connallys reaction -Press reaction -Ending -CBS analysis -American Broadcasting Company [ABC]/National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Telephone responses -Telegrams -Compared with November 3, 1969 speech -Silent majority -Telegrams -Emotional appeal -Possible demonstrations -Peace groups -John W. Gardner -Reassurance to followers -Finch and Rumsfeld -Opponents -Delivery, presentation -Charts -Rogers chart -Kissinger -Department of Defense -Rogers -Effects -Telephone calls
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Editorial reactions -Hawks -Presidents supporters -Laos -Vietnam -Casualties -Compared with 1970 -Decline since 1969 Kissingers conversation with Shirley Taylor Taylor family -Response to speech -Kevin Taylor -Karl (Skipper) Taylor, Jr., and daughter -Family watching speech on television -S. Taylors comments -Sergeant Karl Taylor -Comments about Vietnam War -Visit to White House -Kevin Taylor -Story in newspaper -Kevin Taylor -Press play -Kevin Taylors salute -S. Taylor Haldeman left at 10:07 am
Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 475-17 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 10:07 am - 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Peter G. Peterson Presidents review of materials regarding meeting with Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP], April 8, 1971
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents opening remarks -Comments on importance and organization of Council -Introduction of Peterson -Table of organization -High points of briefing -Substantive materials -Chart Conv. No. 475-16 (cont.) -Outside people -Review groups -David M. Kennedy -Review group -Shoes and textiles -Petersons role -Review group -Treasury Department -Possible conflict with CIEP -John B. Connally Textiles -Agenda -Commercial -Quotas and categories -Anthony J. Jurich, Commerce Department, and State Department -Jurich and Harry S. Dent -Roger Milliken -Department and industry officials US trade -Economic and military aid -Japan and other countries -Issue before council -Henry A. Kissinger and Peterson -President, William P. Rogers, Connally, Peterson, and Maurice H. Stans -Kennedy -Presidents conversation with Stans -Rogers -Approach -Kennedys visit to Europe -Timing -Papers on CIEP -Grains
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cheese -Shoes -Work projects -Grains and cheese CIEP meeting -Procedures on Council meetings -Petersons role as Presidents representative Conv. No. 475-17 (cont.) -Shoes -Stans -Franco Mario Malfatti -Malfatti -Photo session with President and Kennedy -Timing -Press -Mary Anne Allin -Shoes -Stan trip to Spain -Quota -Kennedy -Use of word monetary -Agriculture, shoes, other economic issues in Europe and Asia -Kennedy as Presidents ambassador -Strategy -Shoes, textiles, and agriculture -Malfatti -Peterson -Malfatti -Dealings with -Presidents role -Political problems -Citrus and tobacco -California -Tobacco -Border states -Kennedys trip -Malfatti -Timing -Textiles -Work of Council -Kissingers staff -Kissinger and Peterson
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Textiles and military aid -Carl J. Gilbert The President and Peterson left at 10:20 am
Conv. No. 475-17 (cont.) Conversation No. 475-18 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 12:17 pm - 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Franco Mario Malfatti, Peter G. Peterson, C. Fred Bergsten, Neil A. Seidenman, David M. Kennedy, William P. Rogers, John B. Connally, Clifford M. Hardin, Maurice H. Stans, James D. Hodgson, George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, Henry A. Kissinger, Carl J. Gilbert, Rocco C. Siciliano, Deane R. Hinton, and Donald A. Webster; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting [General conversation] US position on trade issues -Malfattis conversations with Rogers and other US officials -President and Malfattis remarks -Political opposition in US to liberalized trade policies -Need for support -Protectionism in Congress -Rise since the President was a Congressman -Importance of citrus, textiles to US trade -Symbolism -European Economic Communitys [EEC] -Support for expansion to include Great Britain -Support for more open trade policies -Rising protectionism in the US -Need for more liberalized policies from other countries -Trade bills sent to Congress -Chances of success -EECs trading policies -Political realities -State Department
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible protectionism in the US -Need for mutual movement -Japan -US and Europe -EECs experience US and EECs positions -Goals -Removing trade barriers -Resolving political difficulties -Malfatti, Peterson, Kennedy, Rogers, and Stans Integration of European economies -Presidents message on foreign policy of the US -European unification -Economic and monetary union -Enlargement of the EEC -Political difficulties -Customs union -Desire for economic integration -Discussion of political powers -Awareness of EEC countries -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Recent pronouncements on European government -Willy Brandt and Edward R. G. Heath -Limitations of European community -Negotiations for enlargement -Size -Six or ten countries EEC -Malfatti as President of European community -Council of Ministers -Technical and financial matters -Negotiations for enlargement -Concern for promoting free trade US - EEC trade problems -Two sets -Domestic political difficulties -International
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Broad, long-term -Citrus -Possible technical solution -Malfattis conversation with Prime Minister Emilio Colombo -Preferential agreements -Tunisia, Spain, and Israel -Shoes Conv. No. 475-18 (cont.) -Italys current situation -Other problems -Explosion of trade with Japan -Developing countries -Discussions among six foreign affairs ministers -Possible discussions over free trade -Nixon Round -Nixon-Malfatti Round -Trade barriers -Strategy towards developing countries -Practical solutions -Improving atmosphere -Economic integration between US and EEC -US agricultural exports Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:17 pm Malfattis schedule -Upcoming luncheon Bull left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm US - EEC trade relations -Petersons role -Small problems obstacle -Congressional concerns regarding citrus, tobacco, etc. -Forthcoming announcement of Kennedys trip to Europe, Asia Kennedys trip -Itinerary -Asia -Japan -Hong Kong -Taiwan
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Europe -Timing -Bert Russell -Spain and Italy -Shoes US - EEC trade relations -Trade concessions by EEC Conv. No. 475-18 (cont.) -Presidents relations with Congress -Possible Congressional reaction -Political considerations -Kennedys trip to Brussels, Belgium -Malfattis meetings with colleagues at The Hague, Netherlands -Avoidance of protectionism -Negative results -Improvement of Political atmosphere -Promotion of free trade -Importance of gesture -Peterson -Paper on US Senates concerns -Protectionism -US political problems -Public versus private statements -Textiles -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Multilateral needs Malfattis luncheon -Schedule [General conversation] -Brussels Malfatti, et al. left at 1:00 pm
Conversation No. 475-19 Date: April 8, 1971
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: Unknown between 1:00 pm and 1:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Meeting with Herbert G. Klein and Ralph H. Cake -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler and students -Texas -Time of meetings Bull left at an unknown time before 1:04 pm
Conv. No. 475-18 (cont.)
Conversation No. 475-20 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 1:04 pm - 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ralph H. Cake and Herbert G. Klein; the White House Photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Photographs Cakes age Photographs
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Kleins television appearances -Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -Meet the Press -Face the Nation
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Presentation of Presidential cufflinks -Golf balls -Signature and Seal Presidents greetings to Walter [Surname unknown] Cake and Klein left at 1:11 pm
Conversation No. 475-21 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 1:12 pm - 2:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler, Bryan Lewis, Jenifer Pine, James Little, Erich Hoffman, Harmon Carswell, Susan Horsley, Carol Eags, and Amy Gellis; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting
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Greetings [General conversation] -Texas -Missouri -Introductions -Stephens College -University of Texas -Hometowns -Austin Photo session -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Ziegler University of Texas football -Gift to the President -Picture -[Forename unknown] Wooster [sp?] -Notre Dame Interested in politics Presentation of gifts -Paper weight -Presidential Seal Pictures Mood of country Lewis, et. al. left at 1:17 pm; Ziegler remained Presidents remarks at end of speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Surprise -Presidents decision to include remarks -Timing H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 1:18 pm -Notes
Conv. No. 475-20 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Staff -Decision -Timing -Check with military aides -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes -Sergeant Karl Taylors son -Name -Age -Kevin Taylor -Salute -Hughes response Dinner for W. Clement Stone, April 8, 1971 -Foster G. McGaw, American Hospital Supply Corporation -Neal Ball -Appointment to Zieglers staff -McGaw -Balls qualifications -Deputy Press Secretary Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Extemporaneous nature of conclusion -Press -United Press International [UPI] -Washington Post -Story on Shirley Taylor -UPI -Son Presidents meeting with K. Taylor -Brother -Karl (Skipper) Taylor, Jr. -Nickname Skipper -Possible news story -Skipper -Kevin Taylors salute -Hughes -Skipper Ziegler left at 1:23 pm
Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Poll results after Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7,l971 -Rating -Figures -Compared to Columbia Broadcasting Systems [CBS] 60 Minutes -Tricia Nixon Presidents schedule, April 9, 1971 -Paul W. McCracken -Composition of council -George P. Shultz -David M. Kennedy -Trip -California -John B. Connally -Church service -Duration -Phil Watts -Dr. John Harper -Pictures -Hughes -Secret Service -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Watts -Mrs. Nixon -Presidents instructions to Haldeman -Dean Burch -Camp David -Cabinet meeting Camp David -Weather
Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
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Support for President by staff -Difficulties Presidents meeting with William J. Casey Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.) -Postponement -Schedule -[April 14, 1971] -Swearing-in ceremony -[Casey as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission] -Leonard W. Hall -Bernard J. (Bunny) Lasker -Fred C. Scribner, Jr. Domestic briefing for administration wives, April 8, 1971 -Mrs. Nixon -John D. Ehrlichman and Mrs. Nixon Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:23 pm Presidents schedule Gordon C. Strachan and family -Arrival -Background -Attorney for Nixon, Mudge Bull left at an unknown time before 1:36 pm Strachan -Background -Work on staff -Jeb Stuart Magruder -Herbert G. Klein -Schedule -Speeches State visits -Henry A. Kissingers review
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Changes in schedule -King [Moulay] Hassan II -April -Josep Broz Tito -General Lon Nol -August -Emilio Garrastazu Médici -September -Tito -Schedule -October -Yakubu Gowon -October -Indira Gandhi -November -King Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Saud -May or June -Willy Brandt -June -Leopold Sedar Senghor -Anastasio Somoza Debayle -State dinner -Anniversary -Twenty-fifth -Nicaragua -Guillermo Sevilla Sacasa -Schedule -Rogers -Thailand -Somoza Debayle -Graduation exercises -Luncheon with Maurice H. Stans -Dinner with President -Juan Velasco Alvarado -[Unintelligible name] -July -Lon Nol -Health -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Emperor Hirohito of Japan -Kissinger -Schedule
Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Textile negotiations Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:23 pm Introduction of Strachan and parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dempsey Bull left at an unknown time before 1:36 pm Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.) Strachan and Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey entered at 1:36 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Residence -California -Santa Rosa -Valley of the Moon Education -Law school -University of Southern California -Berkeley Photo session -Atkins Tour of White House grounds -Rose Garden -Tulips Presentation of Presidential gifts -Presidential Seal -Cufflinks Rose Garden Strachan and parents left at 1:40 pm Strachan and parents Presidents meeting with White House staff members
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unstructured basis Domestic briefing for administration wives, April 8, 1971 -Complaints by unknown man -Upcoming briefing for Congressional wives at State Department Staff -Enthusiasm -Appointment of staff members -Need for loyalists -Presidents speeches Press -Impact on administration families -Need for new staff News summaries -Presidents instructions to Haldeman -Read and take action -Presidents forthcoming interview by editors -Significance -For your information -Presidents wish to focus on important matters Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Exercise at end -Effort in preparation -Staff -Story -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Staff -Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt -Story -Anecdote form Administration women -Presidents briefing -Attitude of wives -Social events -Women in general -Gossip Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Attitude -Virginia H. Knauer -Loyalty to President -Professor Higgins -Role in government -Women in general -Clothes -Conversation -Social events -Social events -Idanell (Brill) (Nellie) Connally -Wives of Italian and Nicaraguan ambassadors -Giulia (Rossi) Ortona -Doña Lillian Somoza de Sevilla Sacasa -Somozas daughter
Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
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-D. L. S. de Sevilla Sacasa -Wife of British ambassador -Catherine (Dove) Freeman Domestic briefing for administration wives, April 8, 1971 -Value Vietnam -Presidents speech, April 7, 1971
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Conclusion -Poll results -Rogers view -Administrations policy -Hugh Scott -Emotion -Intellectuals Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.) Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Presidents credibility -Effectiveness -Camera work -Presidents pause -Impact -Chart -Effectiveness -Rogers chart -Graph -Use of illustration of soldier -Audience -CBS -Zieglers report on press reaction -Possible criticisms by press -Laos -Credibility -Connallys response -Defense of Lyndon B. Johnson -Previous administrations policies -Responsibility for involvement in Vietnam -1972 campaign -Charts -William L. Safire -Kissingers draft -Casualties -Rogers response -Contribution -Emotional impact -Reaction by doves -Possible poll by television -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Tom Denham [sp?]
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Support for President -Release of results -Timing -George H. Gallup -Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. -Presidents decision to review case -Demonstrations Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.) -Haldemans conversation with Denham [sp?] -Distribution of results to Senators and Congressmen -Republican National Committee Polls -White House relations with ORC -Haldemans conversation with Denham [sp?] -Refusal to tamper with figures -Selective use of figures -David R. Derge and Charles E. Benton -Reactions to Calley actions by President -Popular reaction -Calley case -Strength in Presidency -Contrast with Congress -Calley -Vietnam -Personal approval -Possible overstatement by President -Democratic Caucus -Approval of war -Figures -Hawks President speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Polarization on Vietnam -Demonstrations -Supporters -Opponents Presidents schedule -Florida -King [Moulay] Hassan II -Florida
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Demonstrations -Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR] dinner -King Hassan II dinner -Florida -Chamber of Commerce meeting -Time-off period -Shultz Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.) Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:40 pm David Rockefeller -Luncheon with President -Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm Presidents schedule -Stone dinner -Questions and answers session -Duration of dinner -President presiding -Breakfast -Remarks at Stone dinner -Questions and answers session -Media response Polls -Rating on Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Emotion Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:40 pm Presidents schedule -Date -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Briefing -Stone dinner -Questions and answers session -Breakfast Bull and Haldeman left at 2:00 pm
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 475-22 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 3:03 pm - 3:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz [Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. case] -Letters from unknown contacts -[Letters from Captain Aubrey M. Daniel and unknown man] -Releases -Ehrlichmans recommendations -Possible press reaction -Background of contacts -Referral to Stanley R. Resor -Instructions for Resor -Ronald L. Ziegler -Questions -Press -Unknown people writing a book -Publicity -Peaceniks -Resor
Conv. No. 475-21 (cont.)
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Demonstrations -Intelligence estimates -Veterans -Dates -April [1971] -Numbers -Moratoria -Dates -May [1971] -Sit-ins -Rennie Davis -Moratoria Presidents message on the District of Columbia, April 7, 1971 -Last of special messages Ehrlichmans schedule
Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
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Shultzs schedule
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Domestic briefing for administration wives -Briefing for Congressional wives -Clark MacGregor and George W. Romney -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Duration -Questions -Comments Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] meeting -Peter G. Peterson -Pace of meeting
Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
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-Schedule -John B. Connally and Maurice H. Stans -Instructions for Shultz -Discussion of priorities -Peterson, Shultz, Ehrlichman, Henry A. Kissinger, and President -Discussion of priorities -Possible action -Peterson
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Petersons view -Breeder reactor -Possible reaction -Chet Holifield -Impact on energy -Coal technology -Prospects Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.) -Shale oil -Petersons view -Items for group discussion -Kissinger -Ehrlichman, Shultz, Peterson, and President -Russell W. Peterson -Paul W. McCracken -David M. Kennedy -Ad hoc meetings -Federal research efforts -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Research vs. space business -Space -Productivity Commission -Federal effort outside Defense Department -Medical field -P. G. Petersons view regarding outside people -General Motors [GM] -General Electric [GE] -Bell [Telephone] -Ten-year projection -Costs -Business combinations -Labor policies -Difficulty in competition -Need to revitalize economy -Sherman Act -Standard Oil -Standard Oil of New Jersey, Standard Oil of Indiana -Airlines -International competition -Communications -Adam Smith theories -Ominous trends
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connallys view on international monetary crisis -Discussions -Ehrlichman, Shultz, and P. G. Peterson -Kissinger, McCracken, President -Possible meeting at Executive Office Building -Brainstorm -Timing -Stans, Richard W. McLaren -P. G. Peterson, Stans
Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
McLaren -Report on anti-trust division [Justice Department] operating policy Cabinet meeting, April 13, 1971 -Peaceful uses of atom -Holifield -Craig Hosmer -Glenn T. Seaborg -Agenda item CIEP meeting -P. G. Peterson -Pace of briefing -Connally -Possible report to staff -Evaluation -Possible Cabinet briefing -Possible abbreviated report -Background material -World events -Japan -Need to keep up-to-date -Possible book by P. G. Peterson for President -Charts Sub-Cabinet -P. G. Peterson -Relations with William P. Rogers and Connally P. G. Petersons briefing on CIEP meeting -Possible presentation to Domestic Council staff, National Security Council [NSC]
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
staff -Under Secretaries, Cabinet officers -The President Presidents schedule -Meeting with Douglas MacArthur, II and Sir Keith J. Holyoake -Meeting with McCracken, April 9, 1971 Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.) McCracken -Possible resignation -Hendrik S. Houthakker -Ezra Solomon -McCracken -Michigan -Presidents possible response -Presidents meeting with Shultz, April 9, 1971 -Evaluation -Policy -Salesmanship -Arthur F. Burns -Shultz -Herbert Stein -Solomon [?] Economy -Prospects -Earnings -Department store sales -Home sales, autos -Decline of inventories -GE profits -Stock market McCracken -Future within administration -Policy Administrations economic policy -Shultzs appearance in Cleveland -Steady-as-you-go line -Taxes
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Spending -Tone -Long-term performance of economy -Criticism -1972 elections -Shultzs appearance in Cleveland -Burns comments -Burns Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Comments at Joseph W. Barrs party for Connally -Burns -F Street Club -Timothy [Surname unknown] -Reaction of group -Shultz -End of war -Stability -Effect on economy -Congress Vietnam -Projections -Combat -End of draft -Presidents plans -General Nguyen Van Thieus re-election -October 1971 -Negotiations -Negotiations -Prospects -Timing -Terminal date -Possible agreement -Odds -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease fire -Announcement of withdrawal of US forces -Effect on North Vietnamese -Conditions of withdrawal -POWs
Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect on South Vietnam -Time element in negotiations -Popular sentiment -Draft -US combat role -Withdrawal date -Analogy with economy -Time element in negotiations -Negotiations -Effect on economy -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Style -Effectiveness -Compared with 1959, 1960 -Conclusion -Effect of reading -Lack of pretense -Drama Shultzs meeting with Wilbur D. Mills -Package proposal -Burns -Revenue sharing -Fiscal relief -Statement of purpose -Categories -Structure of dollar Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm Presidents schedule -Postponement of Holyoake meeting -Meeting with MacArthur Bull left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm Shultzs meeting with Mills -Revenue sharing -Level
Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Figure -Formula for funding -Personal tax basis -Mills changes in formulas -Element of need -Population -Tax effort Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.) -Low income areas of cities -Presidents instruction to Shultz -Element of need test -Administrations efforts -Role of Treasury as loan bank for states and cities -Premium interest rate -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -Connally -John N. Mitchell -Talk with Shultz -John W. Byrnes -Tax credits -State and city taxes -Piggy-back on federal income tax -Percentage of federal tax -Aggregation to state -Decision-making by locality -Service value -Efficiency aspects -Avoidance of tax duplication -Facilitation of tax ability of city and state in income tax area Tax reform -Prospects for 1972 -Administrations position -Mills -Budget -Piggy-back option -Connally -Possible action -Study on value-added tax -Mills and Byrnes -Possible package proposal -Meeting with Mills and Byrnes -Administrations position
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Congress -Shared credit with Administration Welfare bill -Current situation Intelligence reorganization -Memorandum Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.) -Distribution -Presidents Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Melvin R. Laird and Richard M. Helms -Shultz and Kissinger -Shultzs meeting with PFIAB -Dr. James R. Schlesinger -Presidents meeting with PFIAB, April 15, 1971 -PFIABs membership -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Admiral George W. Anderson, Jr. -Shultzs and Kissingers memorandum on PFIAB -Benefits -Opposition Defense budget -Pay overrun -Figure -Fight in House -Laird -Administrations position -Figures -Congressional response -Need for program -Difficulties -Pay raise -Manpower costs -Capital intensiveness in defense -Presidents meeting with Shultz, April 9, 1971 -Possible Anti-ballistic Missile [ABM] -Funds Presidents schedule, April 9, 1971 -Meeting with Shultz
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Ehrlichmans schedule -Vacation trip Ehrlichman and Shultz left at 3:55 pm Conv. No. 475-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 475-23 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 3:56 pm - 4:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Douglas MacArthur, II and General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greeting Presidents schedule -Veto of bills Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 Iran -Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Presidents possible visit to Iran -MacArthurs memorandum -Presidents visit -Timing -Presidents message to Shah [Camera noise] -Presidents message to Shah -Presidents trip to Iran -Timing -Scheduling -Presidents itinerary
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haig -Central Africa, Northern Africa -Morocco -King Hassan II -Presidents visit to Iran -Symbolism -Presidents previous trips Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.) -Message to Shah -Scheduling -Timing -Vietnamese elections -Scheduling -British pull-out from Persian Gulf -Vacuum -Iranian role -Capabilities -US review -Defense Department -Shahs strength -Vacuum -US -Japanese imports of petroleum -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO], Europe -Radical Arab countries -Liberation fronts -Shahs conversation with MacArthur -Shahs comments about the President -Previous US presidents -Middle East -Presidents trip to Iran -Suggestions for discussions -Scheduling -British pull-out from Persian Gulf -State Department -William P. Rogers -Scheduling -Instructions to Haig -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Message to Shah -Timing -Shah
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for money, arms -Role in region -Need for money, arms -Development of five-year plan -Equipment -Infrastructure -Personnel -Identifying priorities -MacArthurs conversation with Henry Kearns -Export-Import Bank -Need for Credit -Type -Amount of loan -Fiscal Year 1972 -Importance to US -Japan, Europe -Iranian friendship for US Asia -India -Pakistan
Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
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-Vietnam Thailand
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents conversation with Robert C. Byrd -Reduction of forces -Compared with Vietnam -Treaty with US -Consequences of US withdrawal -Vietnam -Credibility -Japanese interest in US presence -Reduction of forces Iran Philippines -Political stability Taiwan -Strength Malaysia and Singapore -Conflicts -Lee Kuan Yew Indonesia
Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
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Middle East -Iran
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Petroleum -Importance -Arab-Israel conflict -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Iran -Strength -Balance to Soviet influence -Strength Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.) -Friendship with US -Compared with -Morocco -King Hassan II -Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Sudan, United Arab Republic, Jordan, Lebanon -US alliance with Israel -Morocco -USSR -US ties with Israel -Effect on US-Arab relations -Iran -Shahs ties to US -Presidents conversation with the Shah
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Iran -Reform program -Land reform, education, health, housing
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Tudeh Party -Youth -Activists -Aspirations -Reform program -Feudalism -Effects on social structure -Shahs conversation with MacArthur -Aspirations -Hospitals, health services, housing, schools -Social conscience -Stability -Economic growth -Petroleum -Manufacture -Diversification -Automobiles -Agriculture -Exports -Dates -Wheat -Tractors -John Deere Company -Romanian activity -Ford Motor Company -US and European investments -Scotts tissues -Free enterprise -Security -MacArthurs conversation with Shah -Petroleum negotiations -Radical Arabs and Shah -Investment profits -Investment climate -Exports -Industrial investments -Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf -Industrial projects -Leadership -Shahs ability -Zaire
Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Belgium -Constitution -Mobutu Sese Seko -Compared with African nations -Africa -Development -Democracy -Compared with Vietnam
Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
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AFRICA
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-British -US Latin America -Brazil -State visit -Colombia -Political situation -Mexico -Venezuela -Other countries -Brazil -Stability -Argentina -General Juan Domingo Perón -US policy -Democracy -Dictatorship
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Recognizing different stages of development Political developments in other countries -Japan -Business oligarchy -Constitution Presidents responsibilities Laura L. (Barkley) MacArthur -Tehran -Conversation with President -Alben W. Barkley -Tehran Presidents visit to Tehran -Accommodations Presidents meeting with ambassadors Presidential gifts -Cufflinks Presidents visit to Iran -Scheduling -Message to Iranians MacArthur and Haig left at 4:21 pm Conversation No. 475-24 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: 4:23 pm - 4:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sir Keith J. Holyoake and Emil (Bus) Mosbacher, Jr.; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings [General conversation] -Picture-taking session Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Gift for President [General conversation] Presidents forthcoming trip to California [Camera noise] Schedule Presidents trip to New Zealand -Scheduling Presidents visit to New Zealand -Auckland, Wellington Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Excellence -Technique -Reaction Vietnam -Attitude of country -Forthcoming demonstrations -Staffs reaction -Draft, combat, withdrawal date -Presidents policies -Presidents critics -New Zealand and Australia -Interest in US Southeast Asia policies -Forces in Vietnam -US withdrawal plans -Communist threat in Southeast Asia -US policy -North Vietnam -US withdrawal plans -Rate -General Nguyen Van Thieu and Ellsworth F. Bunker -US losses -Marine sergeant [Karl Taylor] Conv. No. 475-23 (cont.)
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents critics New Zealand -Agriculture -Presidents conversation with Clifford M. Hardin -Regard for New Zealand interests -Lamb -Presidents previous conversation with Holyoake -American consumption -Production Henry A. Kissinger entered at 4:30 pm -Population -Human, lamb -Lamb -Sheep-growing industry -Cooperation with Australia -Export to US -US consumption -Merchandisers -Production -Great Britain -Butchers -Exports -Production -Great Britain -Butchers -Consumers -Exports to US -Frozen food -Consumers -Increase of quotas -US -Australia -Levels -Agriculture -Compared with US -Subsidy problem -Dairy products -Specialization
Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meat and dairy products -Exports -Levels -Diversification -Trade -Trade decline -Inflation -Increase in prices of imports -Standard of living -Compared to Europe -Drop -Importance of trade -Trade with Japan -Market
Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
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-Standard of living -Drop -Overseas trade -Percentage of Gross National Product [GNP] -Compared with US -Fluctuations in world market -Dairy products Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Meeting -Peter G. Peterson -Bell and Howell -Kissinger
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Functions -Coordination of State, Agriculture, and Commerce Departments
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Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents conversation with Edward R. G. Heath -Reluctance of Britain to enter Common Market New Zealand exports -Butter -World market -Milk -Demand for non-fat products -Cholesterol -Stress, diet -Eggs, milk, butter -Presidents level -Dwight D. Eisenhower Blood pressure, cholesterol -Eisenhower -Cholesterol -Heart attack -Blood pressure -Presidents blood pressure -Cholesterol level -Heart attack Butter consumption -US level -New Zealand level Heart attack levels -New Zealand compared with US Egg consumption Kissingers health -Cholesterol, blood pressure Kissinger left at 4:48 pm Holyoakes trip to London -Southeast Asia Treaty Organization [SEATO] conference -Meeting of five powers -Britain, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand
Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Great Britain -Presence in Southeast Asia -Heath -Position in world -US presence in Southeast Asia -Sir Alexander F. (Alec) Douglas-Home -Presence in Southeast Asia -British public opinion -Singapore -Isolationism -Heath -Strength -Previous meeting with President -Douglas-Home Southeast Asia
Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
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Holyoakes trip to London -Presidents greeting to Heath, Douglas-Home -Australian Prime Minister William McMahon -Wilbur Manns [?] -John G. Gorton, Australian Minister of Defense -Presidents greetings to Gorton ******************************************************************************
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-Paul Matthews -Harold E. Holt -Gorton -Manns Presidents past trips to Europe -Heath -Asia Holyoakes trip to Europe -European Economic Community [EEC] -British entry into Common Market -Meeting with Brandt, Georges J. R. Pompidou and Emilio Colombo -New Prime Ministers in West Germany, France and Italy -Brandt -Mariano rumor -Colombo -Italy -Economy Presidents health Presidents speech on Southeast Asia -Reaction -Vietnam -US goals -South Vietnamese operation in Laos Presidential gift -Presentation -Norma (Ingram) Holyoake -Bow tie with Presidential Seal
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-Cufflinks Holyoakes schedule -Meeting in Kissingers office Rose Garden US friendship with New Zealand -Presidents letter to Holyoake Presidents greeting to N. Holyoake Holyoake and Mosbacher left at 4:59 pm Conv. No. 475-24 (cont.)
Conversation No. 475-25 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:59 pm and 5:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Charles W. Colson Dinner for W. Clement Stone -Appeal for money -Format -Presidents remarks -Schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Presidents leaving -Appeal for money -Presidents leaving Proclamation -Signing
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Presidents schedule, April 9, 1971 -Meeting with Leonard Garment and Nancy Hanks -George P. Shultz Gift for Prime Minister Sir Keith J. Holyoake and Norma (Ingram) Holyoake Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB] -Positions Judge Thomas F. Murphy -[Alger] Hiss case -Phone call -Judge Murray I. Gurfein Shultz meeting -Length Meeting with Hanks and Garment -Robert H. Finch Bull left at an unknown time before 5:13 pm
Conv. No. 475-25 (cont.)
Conversation No. 475-26 Date: April 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:59 pm and 5:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 5:13 pm Stock market -Rise -Price levels -Fluctuations
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Presidents schedule, April 9, 1971 -George P. Shultz -Nancy Hanks -Trip to Camp David Bull left at an unknown time before 5:23 pm Conv. No. 475-25 (cont.) Presidents meeting with Prime Minister Sir Keith J. Holyoake -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Holyoakes comments -Holyoakes support for US -New Zealand -Compared with British US strength -Middle America -American establishment -British establishment -Presidents speech -Sir Alexander F. (Alec) Douglas-Home -Edward R. G. Heath -[James] Harold Wilson -American establishment Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Shultz and John D. Ehrlichmans comments -Compared with 1959 and 1960 period -Notes versus reading -Audience -Format -Compared with press conference -Camera position -Compared with Howard K. Smith interview -White House staff dealings with networks -Harden position -Representatives of the President Tricia Nixons call to President -Look magazine story -Cover
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-Life -Constance M. (Cornell) (Connie) Stuart -Stuarts role -Cover -Richard A. Moore -Ronald L. Ziegler Conv. No. 475-26 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ****************************************************************************** Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Appearance on Metromedia -Claire Crawford -Interview -Effectiveness on television Tricia Nixon -Look magazine article -Cover -Life magazine -Richard (Dick) Wilson -Interest in President -Television appearances -Prime time -60 Minutes -Ratings -The Pentagon [Department of Defense] -Stuart Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 5:23 pm