483

Date: 
Apr 20, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 483-1 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:55 am and 7:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 7:57 am.
Conversation No. 483-2 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:55 am and 8:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger -Location Bull left and H.R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 7:57 am. Economists -Stock market predictions -[Paul A. Samuelson and Walter W. Heller] Editorial opinion -Possible administration study -Lyndon K. (Mort) Allin -Stock market -Figures -Letter -Retraction
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
William P. Rogers -Call to the President, April 19, 1971 -Meeting with the President Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:57 pm Kissinger -Location -Rogers possible visit to Eastern Europe Bull left at an unknown time before 8:06 am. -Itinerary -Israel -Egypt -Possible press conference -Schedule -William H. Sullivan Hearing, April 21, 1971 -Vietnam -Press Conference -Laos -Administration initiatives Reorganization -Gen. George A. Lincoln -George P. Shultz and John D. Ehrlichman -Need for politician -Publicity regarding disasters -Peter M. Flanigan -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Deputy director Darrell M. Trent -Trent -National Security Council [NSC] -John B. Connally Appointments/resignations -Holdovers within government -President's options regarding appointments -Schedule C -Possible resignations
Conv. No. 483-2 (cont.)
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Exemptions -J. Edgar Hoover -Richard M. Helms -Stanley R. Resor -Barry J. Shillito -Holdover list -Evaluation -Criteria -Support for the President Support for the President -White House staff -Maj. Gen. James D. (Don) Hughes -Connally -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -Connally -John L. McClellan -Lack of support among Republicans -Charles W. Yost Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:57 am. The President's schedule -Republican Congressional leadership meeting -Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 8:06 am. United Nations [UN] staff -George H.W. Bush -Loyalty to the President -Yost's colleagues -Need for reorganization Kissinger's relations with John A. Scali -President's forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Scali's role President's schedule, April 22, 1971 -Meeting with Connally
Conv. No. 483-2 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Texas disaster -Instruction for Connally -Clifford M. Hardin and Lincoln Personnel -Possible removal -Bureau of Indian affairs -Bonnie Greene (sp?) -Ehrlichman -Presidents instructions -Possible removal -Timing -Ehrlichman -California earthquake -[Donald E. McLarnan] The President's schedule -Republican Congressional leadership meeting Personnel -Possible removals -Official -Congress -Party affiliation -Removal -John R. Price, Jr. The President and Haldeman left at 8:06 am.
Conv. No. 483-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-3 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:06 am and 9:46 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) met. [Unintelligible]
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 9:46 am.
Conversation No. 483-4 Conv. No. 483-2 (cont.) Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 9:46 am - 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman; the recording begins at an unknown time while the conversation is in progress. The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors -Possible remarks -Press interviews The President's press interviews -Remarks -Staff preparations -Des Moines -Future preparations The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors -Welcome -Remarks -Television cameras -Agriculture -Importance -Press coverage -Speech -Advantages -Upcoming meeting with International Red Cross committee -Upcoming meeting with US Jaycees officials -Resolution -Presentation -Story
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
William P. Rogers -Press conference -Timing -Announcement -William H. Sullivan -Testimony -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Timing -Administration's possible position -Testimony regarding war powers -Schedule -Trip to Israel and Egypt -Publicity -Press conference -Henry A. Kissinger -Middle East -Press conference -Timing Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg, April 19, 1971 -Reporters -Kissinger -Schedule -Meeting with Israeli official -Deputy Prime Minister -Suez Canal -Reporters -New York Times -Los Angeles Times -Washington Post -St. Louis Post-Dispatch -Los Angeles Times -Conversation with reporters -Timing -Williamsburg Lodge -Duration -Aides -Victor Gold -Roy Goodearle -Peter Malatesta
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Malatesta -John A. Scali's view -Administration's policy regarding People's Republic of China [PRC] -Calculated leak versus discondant policy -Conservatives -Possible confusion -Policy regarding PRC Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) -Agnews lack of information -Gold's call to Herbert G. Klein, April 19, 1971 -Haldeman's conversation with Klein -Los Angeles Times Lighting of buildings around White House -Constitution Hall -Red Cross -Pan American Union -Corcoran Gallery Corcoran Gallery -Red exterior design -Leonard Garment -Modern art -Abstracts -Modern art -Kissinger's paintings -Corcoran -Exterior design -Los Angeles County museum -Metal structures in court yard -Corcoran structure Lighting of buildings around White House -Constitution Hall -Red Cross -Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR] -Pan American Union -DAR -Finances -National Symphony -Kennedy Center -Fees
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Prospects -Capitol police -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon's views Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg -Haldeman's possible conversation with Scali -Scali's view regarding the President's PRC initiative Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) -Effect on Vietnam critics -Asia -Peace -Circumstances -Reporters -Congressional campaign -PRC reference -Discussion on press -Gold -Judgement -Associated Press [AP] reporter's [John Roderick] story on PRC ping- pong team PRC -Agnew's view -Ping-pong team -Use of second string team -Art -Food -Use of second string team The President's schedule -Harry S. Dent -Robert H. Finch
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Personnel UN staff -[Charles W. Yost] -George H.W. Bush -Removal Stock market -Publicity -Rise -Peter M. Flanigan -Associated Press [AP] reporter [Dave Burke] -View towards administration -Washington Post -New York Times -Washington Post compared with New York Times -[Burke] -Instructions for Klein -Ethnic background -Unknown AP reporter in Laos -Klein -Lyndon K. ("Mort") Allin -[Burke] Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg -Scali's analysis Stock market -Rise -Value of stocks traded The President's previous meeting with Republican Congressional leadership -Attendees -George P. Shultz -Topics -Draft -Agency for International Development [AID] -Topics for future meetings -Clark MacGregor
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule, April 21, 1971 -Bipartisan leaders meeting -AID -State Department AID -Rudolph A. Peterson -Peter G. Peterson -Public relations aspects United Nations [UN] commission report -Henry Cabot Lodge -Release -Timing -Publicity -President's meeting with Lodge and committee -President's position -Lodge -State Department -Lodge -Possible reassignment to Southeast Asia -Report -President's position President's schedule -Israel -Kissinger UN commission report -Release -President's position President's schedule -Meeting with Kissinger Haldeman talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 9:46 am and 10:13 am. [Conversation No. 483-4A] Request that Kissinger join him Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
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[End of telephone conversation] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:46 am. Kissinger's schedule The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors -Press -Upcoming meeting with International Red Cross officials -Photo Bull left at an unknown time before 10:13 am. Agnew's press interview in Williamsburg -Bryce N. Harlow -Judgement -Remarks regarding PRC -Reporters -Circumstances Kissinger entered at 10:13 am. Rogers -Conversation with the President -Trip to Middle East -Invitation -Timing -Itinerary -Europe -Middle East Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
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MIDDLE EAST
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-Conversation with the President, April 19, 1971 -Itinerary -Israel -Jordan -Egypt -Administration's Position
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-Joseph J. Sisco -Invitations -Suez negotiations Israeli-Egyptian conflict -Suez negotiations -Sisco -US policy -Sisco -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Suez negotiations -Possible Israeli position -Kissinger's initiatives -Egyptian reaction -Possible deadlock -Administration's initiative -State Department -President's conversation with Rogers -Suez negotiations -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Israelis -Rogers plan Rogers -Itinerary -Israel -Reception -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Dobrynin -Andrei Gromyko -Possible Summit -National Security Council [NSC] meeting Sisco
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
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MIDDLE EAST
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Rogers -Possible visit to USSR -Gromyko -Dobrynin -President's position -Dobrynin
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USSR
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-Suez negotiations -Prospects -Israel -Kissinger -US policy USSR -Possible summit meeting
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
US-Israeli relations Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg, April 19, 1971 -Story recounted -Unknown reporter -Time of meeting -Topics -Press -Campaign -Duration -Remarks on PRC -Possible effects -Administration's position -Scali's memorandum -Calculated leak versus discordant policy -Vietnam -Conservatives -Possible confusion -Possible administration reaction -Haldeman's conversation with Klein -Klein's view regarding Kissinger's role -Difficulties -Possible statement by Ronald L. Ziegler -Press -Stories -Reporters -Drinks -Possible scenario -Agnew and Gold -Agnew, Goodearle, and Malatesta -Press -Off-the-record remarks -Kissinger's possible briefing -Vice President and foreign policy views -NSC -Agnew's possible statement to press -Ziegler's possible statement Ziegler entered at 10:25 am. The President's PRC initiative
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ziegler's conversation with Agnew at previous Republican leadership meeting -Zieglers press conference -Comments -Gerald R. Ford -Ford -Zieglers background -Press Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) -President's position -Ziegler's statement at press conference -Agnews support of US policy -Expressions of news in NSC meetings -Agnews role -Policy regarding PRC -Zieglers conversation with Agnew -Agnew's position -Possible PRC reaction -The right -US Public opinion -Liberals Ziegler's activities -Press briefing -Republican leadership meeting -Ford -Hugh Scott -McCloskey -Joseph McCarthy -Economy The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors Agnew -Foreign policy views -President's position -Ziegler's possible press statement PRC initiative -Opposition tactics -Agnew
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg -Ziegler's conversation with Gold -Remarks regarding PRC -Circumstances -Gold Ziegler left at 10:32 am. Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) President's PRC initiative -Agnew Briefing -Haig -Agnew's views -Judgement -USSR -Chiang Kai-Shek -Taiwan -USSR -Agnew -Foreign Visits -Taiwan -Korea -Taiwan -William F. Knowland -Chaing Kai-Shek -President's policy -Agnew -Recognition of PRC -Admission of PRC to UN -Trade -Taiwan -Henry Kearns -Conversation with Chiang Ching-Kuo -News story -Hubert H. Humphrey
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PRC
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PRC
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-Jean Sainteny -Georges Pompidou -Walters -PRC emissaries Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) -State Department -Kissinger's possible initiatives -Possible contact -Agnew -Development/preparation -President's meeting with American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE], April 16, 1971 Agnew's press interview -Publicity -Knowledge of foreign policy -Possible impact on Agnew McCloskey -Testimony -Timing -Scali -MacGregor -Sullivan -Testimony -Rogers's upcoming press conference -Laos and Vietnam -Administration's position -Rogers -Schedule Rogers -Middle East visit -Israeli/Egyptian conflict -Press conference -Laos and Vietnam Kissinger left at 10:40 am.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissinger's schedule -Laos -Scali Monday night dinners -Haldeman, Kissinger, John D. Ehrlichman, and Shultz -Informal discussions -Time -Peter G. Peterson -Shultz -Loyalty -Peterson -Staff attendance -MacGregor -Ziegler -Peterson -Area -Location -Shultz, Ehrlichman, and Kissinger -Morning staff meetings -Kissinger Rogers -Middle East visit -Conversation with the President -Invitations -Kissinger's view -Prospects -Kissinger's view -Israel -Credit -Visit to USSR -Middle East visit -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Itinerary -Israel and Egypt -Jordan -Saudi Arabia -Turkey -Central Treaty Organization [CENTO] -State Department -PRC
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and Shultz -White House -Kissinger -Visit to USSR -1970 European trip -Publicity -Visit to USSR -Summit -Edmund S. Muskie -Dobrynin Middle East -Kissinger's reaction -Possible motivation -Credit -NSC -Rogers Presidents schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressional leadership Scott -Defense of McCloskey McCloskey -Ford -Peter H. Dominick -William B. Saxbe -Dominick -MacGregor White House Youth Conference, Estes Park, April 16, 1971 -Weather -News story -President's resignation -Weather -President's possible attendance The President's appearance at DAR, April 19, 1971 -Support for the President -DAR women
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Appearance -Presidential appearance The President's speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Anecdotes -Personal and other -Importance -William L. Safire -Upcoming speech -US Chamber of Commerce, April 26, 1971 The President's address at DAR -Anecdote -American flag -Prose -Story Stories -Importance -Type -Historical -Biblical -Biographical -Speech writers -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Price -Safire -Patrick J. Buchanan -Unknown President's address at DAR and at Republican governors conference -Extemporaneous remarks Kissinger -Work habits Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg -Remarks regarding NSC meeting -Attendance at NSC meetings -Remarks regarding NSC meeting
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press story -PRC policy -Opening -Two China policy -Press story -Quoted Agnew -Position within administration -Behavior -Beliefs -Press -PRC policy The President's forthcoming meeting with US Jaycees officials -Handshakes -Presentation of resolution -Remarks -1970 convention Agnew -Staff The President as Vice President -Staff -Robert L. King -Robert Ladd -Christian A. Herter Agnew -Staff -Malatesta -Goodearle -Relationship with the Vice President -Problem The President's speeches -Preparation -Study -Ideas -Jaycees -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -Whitney M. Young, Jr. Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-DAR -Republican Governors' Conference -Young -Television coverage -Nature of event -Chamber of Commerce -DAR -Governors Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.) -Mileage -DAR -Demagoguery -President's appearance -Length of speech -Emotion -Ziegler -Klein -Press reaction -Governors -Television coverage -Welfare reform -Guaranteed annual wage -Ehrlichman and Shultz -President's position -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Busing -Integration -Credibility -President's position on issues -Buchanan's intuitions -Integration -Busing -Abortion -Guaranteed annual income -Abortion -Ziegler Ziegler entered at 11:03 am. Supreme Court decision on school busing -Garment -Findings -Charlotte-Mecklenburg case
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-De jure/de facto segregation -Pasadena case -Los Angeles County case -Garment -Robert C. Mardian -Ziegler's conversation with Richard A. Moore -Justice Department -Ziegler's possible comment -Administration's position -Parameters -Review by departments -Issue -Parameters -De jure/de facto aspects -De facto segregation -Local options -Court's intention The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors -Story -Statement -Cameras -Pool -Cameras -Wire story Ziegler left at 11:07 am. -Press -Meetings with groups -Wire coverage -Upcoming meeting with Jaycees -Wire -Press -Photo pool and reporters Supreme Court decision on school busing -Charlotte-Mecklenburg case -Constitutional amendment -Freedom of choice
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Agnew -Qualities -Haldeman's conversations with John B. Connally -Pace -Connallys possible involvement The President's schedule, April 22, 1971 -Meeting with Connally Agnew's press interview at Williamsburg -Statement about NSC -Compared with George W. Romney and John A. Volpe -Maurice H. Stans -Wage and price controls -Vice President's responsibilities -Support for President Rogers -Possible visit to USSR -Prospects -Gromyko -President's position UN commission report Loyalty of administration members -Holdovers within government -Resolution of doubts Clifford M. Hardin -Job offer at Purdue -Possible acceptance -Presidents possible action Reassignments of Cabinet posts -Hardin -Secretary of Agriculture -Stans -Secretary of Commerce -Hardin -Agriculture
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers C.B. Morton -Interior -Volpe -Romney -Hardin The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with agricultural editors -Greeting Supreme Court decision on school busing -Wire story -Constitution -Desegregation -Racial composition -White/black ratio system -Charlotte-Mecklenburg district -Opinions -Earl Warren -1954 court case on segregation -North Carolina anti-busing law -Constitutionality -Implementation of desegregation plans -De jure plans -Involuntary busing -Blacks -Administration's position -North Carolina anti-busing law Haldeman left at 11:15 am.
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-5 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:15 am and 11:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Meeting with agricultural editors -Number -Rose Garden -White House tour -Clifford M. Hardin -Wives -Gifts -Gerald R. Warren and Ronald L. Ziegler -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 11:20 am.
Conv. No. 483-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-6 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 11:50 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) met. [Unintelligible] President's location -Rose Garden The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:50 am.
Conversation No. 483-7 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 11:50 am - 12:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. Haldeman; this recording begins at an unknown time while the conversation is in progress.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Removal of Donald E. McLarnan -George P. Shultz -Small Business Administration [SBA] -Thomas S. Kleppe -Administration appointee -Career status -Republican -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Competence -H. Allen Smith -Kleppe -Administration's position -Career status -Kleppe's view -Ronald W. Reagan -Jurisdiction The President's previous meeting with agricultural editors -Washington office -Clifford M. Hardin Supreme Court decision on school busing -Administration's response -Leonard Garment and Robert C. Mardian -Edward L. Morgan -Garment -Requirement -De jure case -Racial balance in schools -Quotas -Freedom of choice Henry A. Kissinger -Concerns -Israel -William P. Rogers -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Rogers -Trip to Middle East -Kissinger's view
Conv. No.483-6 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Joseph J. Sisco -Forthcoming announcement Presidents schedule -The President's previous meeting with Republican Congressional leadership -Leslie C. Arends -Robert P. Griffin Conv. No. 483-7 (cont.) -Arends -Robert J. Dole -Gerald R. Ford -Republican Governors Conference -The President's meetings with legislative leaders -Need for optimistic tone -"Good news" -Clark MacGregor -The President's upcoming meeting with Jaycees -Rose Garden -Special tour of White House -Size of group -President's schedule -Rose Garden -Tour -Cabinet Room Supreme Court decision on busing -Administration's position -Charlotte case -Impact -The South -Los Angeles case -School district -Voters -Bonds or special tax assessment -Charlotte -Los Angeles -Physical problem Department of State -Staff -George H.W. Bush -Request
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers -State Department -Bush -Unknown man Democrats in the White House -Lyndon B. Johnson -Invitation to White House -Visits to White House -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Agnew -The President's invitation to Hubert H. Humphrey -Agnew Press -Rogers' view regarding administration's obsession -Staff -Ronald L. Ziegler -Realism -Delusion -Use -Work with reality -Agnew -President's position -Hardliners -Rogers' view -Ziegler -Relationship with press -Futility of correcting the press -Television network commentators -Dan Rather -Herbert E. Kaplow -Tom Jerrell -Robert Pierpoint -Bill Manley -Influence on public opinion -President's television appearances -Television commentators Hardin -Replacement -Salesmanship in campaign
Conv. No. 483-7 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers' view -Position at Purdue University -Tenure The President's television appearances -President's conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon's view Conv. No. 483-7 (cont.) -Sharpness -Timing -Public interest -Rogers -Press conference -Familys opinion -Forum -Meeting with American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE], April 16, 1971 -Robert White -Timing -CBS interview -Press conference -CBS interview -Audience -Time slot -Agnew -Pentagon -Press conference -Announcement -John A. Scali -Kissinger -Arms negotiations -Follow-up The President's use of radio -Speech -Youth conference -ASNE meeting -Audience
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An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 11:50 am. The President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 12:15 pm. The President's schedule Earth week -Crowd -John V. Lindsay -March of Dimes -Health research -Press New York -Rich -Filth -Unknown hotel near Pierre Hotel -Central Park -Republican headquarters -Edward C. Nixon -Prostitution -Prostitution -58th Street -Ed Nixon -Pierre Hotel -Plaza Hotel -Garbage -Crowds -5th Avenue -Jews -Puerto Ricans -Blacks -Jews -Italian policemen -Theatre Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:50 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Jaycees New York -Theatre
Conv. No. 483-7 (cont.)
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Meeting with Jaycees -Presentation of plaque to the President The President, Haldeman, and Bull left at 12:15 pm. Conv. No. 483-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-8 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:15 pm and 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) met. [Unintelligible] This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 483-9 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 12:37 pm - 12:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The Presidents schedule -The President's meeting with US Jaycees -Haldeman's conversation with John O. Marsh, Jr. -The President's talk -Revenue sharing -Need for optimistic remarks -Jaycees -Supersonic Transport [SST]
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Media coverage -Television Stephen B. Bull entered and Haldeman left at 12:40 pm. The President's schedule -Marcel A. Naville Bull left at 12:40 pm.
Conversation No. 483-10 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger, Marcel A. Naville, and Melchior Borsinger; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings The President's previous meeting with Borsinger -Hungary -Unknown place -Unknown occasion Photo session -Seating arrangements -Kissinger General conversation -Spring time -Kissinger Work of Red Cross Refreshments
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
International Red Cross activities -Jordan -Nigeria -Vietnam -South Vietnamese areas -Hanoi -Progress -Contacts Conv. No.483-10 (cont.) -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Thailand -Paris -North Vietnamese -Confidence -North Vietnamese view of the Red Cross -POW pilots -Possible Vietcong delegation -PGR? -Geneva -Impartiality/neutrality -Vietnam -North Vietnam -Alleged atrocities in South Vietnam -Investigations -Civilian population -US soldiers -Rules and regulations -Code of honor -POWs rights -Protection of civilian population -Possible statement by the President -Forthcoming conference in Geneva regarding international humanitarian law -American experts -Code of honor Laos -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr.'s statement on bombing of villages -US military activities -Allegations of bombing villages -Presence of North Vietnamese forces -Numbers -Individual acts
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rules Vietnam -Communist atrocities -Decapitations -Starvation -Catholic refugees -Vietnamese standards Conv. No.483-10 (cont.) -Inspections by International Red Cross in South Vietnam -US efforts/policy -Instructions for US soldiers -Humaneness Laos -US policy -Review -Rules of engagement -McCloskeys changes -Bombing of Civilians -Congressional committees -Orders and actual practice -Regulations for American soldiers Anecdote -World War II -German border -Treatment of POWs -Orders -Restraint Vietnam -US POWs -Relation to moral image of US Army -US government -Kissinger's conversation with Clark MacGregor Pakistan -Position toward International Red Cross Brazil -Political detainees
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
International Red Cross -Visits to political detainees -Greece -Middle East -Israel -Geneva Convention on Arab civilian population -West Bank Conv. No.483-10 (cont.) -Problems -Improvement/adaptation of conventions -Present-day conflicts -Need for new protocols -Civil wars -Nigeria -Pakistan -Jurisdiction -International war -Civil war -Staffing -Geneva -Professionals -Field -Number -Problems -Finances -Costs -Credibility -Avoiding double standards -US and Europe Vietnam -Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. case -Trial and conviction -Review by the President -Rules of engagement -President's Quaker background -Convictions of soldiers -Publicity of Calley case -U Thant's attitude An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:40 pm.
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:10 pm. International Red Cross -Vietnam -Balance -Atrocities -POW situation -South Vietnamese -North Vietnamese POWs -Possible US position regarding POWs -Possible trade -Unilateral releasee Farewells -Naville's role Kissinger, Naville, and Borsinger left at 1:10 pm.
Conv. No.483-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-11 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man at 1:11 pm. Schedule -Henry A. Kissinger The unknown man left at 1:11 pm.
Conversation No. 483-12 Date: April 20, 1971
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at 1:11 pm.
Conversation No. 483-13 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 1:12 pm - 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's meeting with International Red Cross -Marcel Naville -Naville's message to the President -Clark MacGregor -Translation from French -Behavior of American soldiers -North Vietnamese -Humaneness -Naville's possible action -Geneva -State Department
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-North Vietnamese -Single standard -U Thant -Internationals -Attitude Towards US -President's position -Union of Soviet Republics [USSR] -People's Republic of China [PRC] -North Vietnamese -USSR -Hungary -East Germany -Czechoslovakia -Poland -Possible North Vietnamese message to Naville
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-Kissinger's conversation with Naville -US soldiers -Neutrality American people -Leadership group The Presidents schedule -The President's meeting with Republican legislative Congress leaders
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hard-hats -Bureaucracy The President's previous meeting with International Red Cross -Prosecution of offenses -North Vietnam -US treatment of POWs -South Vietnamese treatment of POWs -Peaceniks Laos -US policy -William H. Sullivan -Congressional hearings USSR -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin's schedule
Conv. No. 483-13 (cont.)
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-US position -PRC -Elections -US defenses -Public opinion -Negotiations -PRC -Leonid I. Brezhnev
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US elections -President's PRC initiative -US position -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Middle East -Berlin -Willy Brandt -Cambodia -Dobrynin The President's meeting with International Red Cross officials -The President's position -Naville's request regarding Vietnam -US position -U Thant -New York Times U.S. posture in the world -John F. Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson Opponents of the President's policies -Peaceniks -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Antiballistic Missile [ABM] -Defense appropriations -View of US world role -Military-industrial complex -Ghettos -World war -USSR -Nuclear danger -USSR -Future of America -Turn towards the right -George C. Wallace, Ronald W. Reagan -Leadership -Administration policies -PRC initiative -USSR -Swiss The President and Kissinger left at 1:25 pm.
Conv. No. 483-13 (cont.)
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 483-14 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office
Conv. No. 483-13 (cont.)
Unknown person (Secret Service agent) talked with an unknown person. President's location
Conversation No. 483-15 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:25 and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) met. The President's schedule The unknown people left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 483-16 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 3:06 pm - 3:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz. Schedule -John B. Connally
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Removal of Donald E. McLarnan -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Republican -Competence -Replacement -Career status -Possible appeal -Ronald W. Reagan -Loyalty -Charles W. Yost -Vita
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-Acquaintance of President -Competence Social Security taxes -Issue -Budget -Wage base -Social Security bill -Wage base -Date -Increase in wage base -Presidents statemnet on signing bill increasing social security benefits, March 17, 1971 -Impact -Maximum
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Deduction -H.R. 1 -Alternatives -Committee's intent -Alternatives -Raise of wage base -Impact -1972 budget -Revenue -Further increase of wage base -Impact -Tax deductions -Income -Problem -Opinions -Herbert Stein -Murray L. Weidenbaum -Shultz -Connally -Paul W. McCracken -Connally -Inflation -Budget -Stein -McCracken -Shultz's conversation with Arthur F. Burns -Budget deficits -Wage-price board -Fiscal stimulus -Monetary policy -Tight -Economy -Economy -Consumer confidence -Possible administration policy -Social Security bill -President's position -Burns -Expanding economy versus fighting inflation Budget -Fiscal Year [FY] l972/1973
Conv. No. 483-16 (cont.)
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Deficit Economy -Prospects -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] policy -Burns -Dollar -Administration's policy -Inflation Meetings -Administration's position -Wage and Means Committee -FY 1973 -Revenue -Congress Shultz's upcoming talk at Chicago Economic Club, April 22, 1971 -President's possible comments -Black tie -Schedule -Economic conditions -Slow down -Future perspective -Compared with 1954, 1958 -Recession -Pessimism -Stock market -Youth -Lack of interest in materialism -Avant-garde -Materialism -Cars -Radios -Liberals -Unemployment -Wages -Autos -Steel negotiations -Administration's possible position -Prospects -Price increases
Conv. No. 483-16 (cont.)
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Impact on US economy -Steel industry -Importance -Watershed -Dangers -Administration's concern -Productivity -Wage increase -United Steelworker of America [USWA] -Clint Hildon [sp?] and Joe Scammon -Rhetoric -Speech -Trade -US representatives abroad -Economic personnel -American private enterprise -President's travels abroad -Peter G. Peterson -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -US economic representatives abroad -Compared with other countries -Quality -US business abroad Economy -Wall Street -Confidence Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. Presidents schedule -Unknown apointment Bull left at an unknown time before 3:34 pm. -View from Washington/New York -Tone of rhetoric -Consumer psychology -Change -Improvement -Budget
Conv. No. 483-16 (cont.)
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Monetary policy -Football analogy -Administration policy -President's meeting with US Jaycees Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. Presidents schedule -Meeting with Clifford M. Hardin Bull left at an unknown time before 3:34 pm. Shultz's upcoming talk at Chicago economic club -Unemployment -Economy Bull entered at 3:34 pm. Schedule -Press corps Bull left at 3:34 pm. Shultz's upcoming talk at Chicago economic club -Unemployment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Shultz left at 3:34 pm. Conv. No. 483-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-17 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 3:35 pm - 4:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Clifford M. Hardin, General George A. Lincoln, and Peter M. Flanigan; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[General conversation] Texas drought -Oklahoma -George H. Mahon -Support -Robert D. Price -John G. Tower Press -Sarah McLendon -Location Texas drought -Political implications -Concern -Lack of rain -Issue -Hay -Politics over economics -Farm act -Impact -Hay -Availability Refreshments Texas drought -Hay -Montana -Idaho -Wisconsin -Illinois -Nebraska -Grain -Sheep -Cattle -President's position -Hay -Farm act -Crop acreage -Authority
Conv. No. 483-16 (cont.)
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Oklahoma -Precedent -Possible disaster loans -South Dakota -Congress -Agriculture Department -Crops -Cost -Political problem -Land -Possible Congressional resolution -Administration's options -Emergency credit -Small Business Administration [SBA] -Operating loans -Budget -Congress -Funds -John B. Connally -Connally's view -Hardin and Lincoln -Tower's and Connally's forthcoming visit to Texas -Governor Preston Smith -Unemployment compensation -Migrant workers -Rio Grande valley -Cost -Loans -Farmers -Rains -Problem -Possible disaster declaration -Hardin's previous conversation with Connally -Hardin's forthcoming conversation with Connally
Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.)
The President talked with the White operator at an unknown time between 3:35 pm and 3:47 pm. [Conversation No. 483-17A] [See Conversation No. 2-7] [End of telephone conversation]
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Texas drought -Budget -Connally's recent visit to Texas -Rains -Oklahoma -South Texas Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.) The President talked with Connally between 3:47 pm and 3:48 pm. [Conversation No. 483-17B] [See Conversation No. 2-8] [End of telephone conversation] -Credit bill before Congress -Impact -Administration's position -Connally -Administration proposals -Credit bill -Clark MacGregor -Connally -Agriculture committees -Problem -Budget -Appropriated money -Export-Import Bank -MacGregor -Connally -Administration's concern -President's conversation with unknown agricultural editor from Texas -Farmers -Emergency funds -Smith -Oklahoma Governor David Hall -Schedule -Presidents regards -President's scheduled visit to Oklahoma -Tulsa
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Concern -Texas Lieutenant Governor Ben F. Barnes -Tower -Price -Plane for visit -Visit to Texas -Price -Mahon -Thomas J. (Tom) Steed -Mahon -W.R. Poage -Plane -Jetstar -Capacity -Size -Maj. Gen. James D. (Don) Hughes
Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:48 pm and 3:54 pm. [Conversation No. 483-17C] [See Conversation No. 2-9] [End of telephone conversation] Schedule -Lincoln and Hardin Texas drought -Texas and Oklahoma -Hardin's and Lincoln's trip to Texas -Mahon The President talked with Hughes between 3:54 pm and 3:55 pm. [Conversation No. 483-17D] [See Conversation No. 2-10] [End of telephone conversation]
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Plane for trip -"970" -Price -Mahon The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:55 pm and 4:04 pm. Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.) [Conversation No. 483-17E] [See Conversation No. 2-11] [End of telephone conversation] Clark MacGregor entered at 3:55 pm. -Texas drought -Forthcoming trip by Hardin and Lincoln -Press -Ronald L. Ziegler -Number -Size of plane -Press -McLendon -Money -Press -McLendon -Steed -Plane for trip -Availability -Steed -Oklahoma Senators -Henry L. Bellmon -Fred R. Harris -Location -Bellmon -Schedule -Ezra Taft Benson -Possible invitation -Tower's view -Statements critical of the President
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Tower -Text in Texas papers -Poage and Mahon -Tower -Bensons criticism of administration's activities -Lincolns conversation with Tower -Politics -Hardin and Lincoln's trip to Texas -San Antonio -Amarillo -Liberal Democrat Congressmen -Plane -Itinerary -Alice -Kingsville -King Ranch -Size -Itinerary -Gonzales -Southern area -Eligio de la Garza -Helicopters -San Antonio -Benson -Connally -Administration's activities -Benson's criticism of the President -Disaster declaration -Assistance -Possible disaster declaration -Hay/grain -Search -Montana -Possible story -Disaster declaration effects -Unemployment compensation -SBA loans -Agriculture declaration -Limits -Food stamps -Food stamps
Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.)
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Distribution -Farms and ranches -Crops -Money -Loans -Unemployment -Agriculture Department's study -Administrations possible action -Unemployment compensation -Administration's position -Disaster declaration -Precedent -Dust bowl -Other drought areas -New Mexico and Arizona -Southern California -Florida -Governor Reubin O. Askew -Dust bowl The President talked with Mahon between 4:04 pm and 4:07 pm. [Conversation No. 483-17F] [See Conversation No. 2-12] [End of telephone conversation] -President's conversation with Mahon -Disaster declaration -Rain -Mahon's view -Amarillo -Dryness -Price -Hardins and Lincoln's trip to Texas -Plane -Press -Department of Agriculture officials -Plane -Food
Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.)
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Flanigan -Agriculture -Flanigan Schedule -Lincoln and Hardin -Directions Conv. No. 483-17 (cont.) Harden, Lincoln, Flanigan, and MacGregor left at 4:10 pm.
Conversation No. 483-18 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 4:10 pm - 4:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods and Ronald L. Ziegler at 4:10 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Fred Maroon -Photos -Woods Maroon entered at 4:12 pm. Woods' trip -President's meeting with American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE], April 16, 1971 -Reaction -Radio -Carrol W. Orcutt -Reaction -San Clemente -Gift for the President Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:12 pm. The President's gift -Picture
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Photos Unknown document for the President's signature Doug Spencer Sanchez left at unknown time before 4:14 pm. Woods's forthcoming call to John H. Alexander -Joe [Surname not known] -Firm -Father -Joe Batchelder Ziegler and Maroon left at 4:14 pm. Schedule -John N. Mitchell Letter for the President -California -Elmer H. Bobst -Unknown woman Conv. No.483-18 (cont.)
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-Schedule -Santa Monica Outlook -President's remarks on welfare -Mother
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Welfare -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
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The President's remarks on welfare -Reaction Welfare An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 4:14 pm. The President's schedule -Mitchell The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:19 pm. The President's meeting with ASNE -Television -Woods's activities -Unknown congressman -Buz Jaeger -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Lee Thompson Gift for the President -Pewter tray -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Sanchez -Mrs. Nixon -Sanchez
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Roses -Plane -California -Weekend Cabinet -Reaction Public mood -Improvement -Vietnam -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Woods's conversation with Elliott M. Gordon -First quarter H.R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 4:19 pm. The President's schedule -Mitchell Haldeman and Woods left at 4:19 pm. Conv. No.483-18 (cont.)
Conversation No. 483-19 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 4:20 pm - 5:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman, John N. Mitchell, and John W. Dean, III; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Supreme Court decision on busing -Questions -Chief Justice Warren Burger -Administration's school aid program -Impact
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Approach -Take credit or distance administration -Implications -Local options -Statement Mitchell's trip Photo
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Supreme Court decision on school busing Mitchell's visitors Supreme Court decision on busing -Implications -De jure -Application -Los Angeles County case -De jure -Gerrymandering -Unanimity -Burger -Implications -Racial balance -Necessity -Opinion -Charlotte-Mecklenburg case -Incidents of racial balance
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Walter F. Mondale -Abraham A. Ribicoff -Guidelines -Equity proceedings -Dual school systems -Previous decisions -Neighborhood schools -Desegregation/racial balance Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.) -Non-contiguous school districts -Charlotte-Mecklenburg case -Future impact -General principle -Resegregation -Washington, DC -Possible effect on South -Cities -Neighborhood schools -School districts -The courts -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Jack Greenberg -Joe Brown -Elliot L. Richardson -Power under Title VI -School districts -Compliance under court order -Procedure -HEW "zealots" -Non-contiguous districts -Racial balance -Whitten amendment -State legislatures -Racial balance Ronald L. Ziegler was present at an unknown time after 4:20 pm. -Leonard Garment and Dean -Administration's legislative proposals -Possible administration statement -Local school board responsibility -Local school authorities
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-District courts -HEW -De facto segregation -White House involvement -Possible comment by the President -Presidents view -Burger Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.) -Administration's position -Resignation to court decision -Possible administration statement -Spending for busing -Administrations attitude -Ziegler's possible statement -Possible wording -Changes -Local school authorities and district courts -Compliance with Court's mandate -Possible public effects -Conveys administrations attitude -Burden on local school authorities and district courts -Justice Department/HEW -Ziegler's possible statement -Local school district obligations -District Courts -HEW/Justice Department -Public interpretation -Compliance with the law -Administration's position -Obligation to follow law of the land -Local school districts and district court responsibilities -Ziegler's possible statement -Federal enforcement procedure requirements -HEW/Justice statutory responsibilities -Federal role -Edward L. Morgan -HEW's responsibilities -Redrawing of school district lines -Administration's policy -Arguments/controversies -HEW's position -Ziegler's possible statement
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents view -President's statement March 24, 1970 -Law of the land -Constitutional precepts -President's statements on busing, neighborhood schools -Law of the land -Justice/HEW's statutory responsibilities -Local school district and district courts responsibilitiesConv. No. 483-19 (cont.) -Justice/HEW powers -Whitten amendment -Presidents March 24, 1970 statement -Desegregation of school systems -Context -Law of the land -Administration's position -Press conference -Law of the land -Context -Compliance -Enforcement of desegregation -Local districts/district courts -Relevance of past decisions -Law of the land The President's schedule, April 21, 1971 -Meeting with Graham B. Steenhoven -US table tennis team -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Supreme Court decision on school busing -Burger The President's schedule -Picture of the President and Mitchell -Phyllis Slocum [sp?] -Meeting with Republican Senators Desegregation -Burger Haldeman and Dean left at 4:42 pm.
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Ziegler left at an unknown time before 4:59 pm. Supreme Court decision on school busing -De facto segregation -Ruling -Dual school systems -The South -The President's position -Garment -Hypocrisy -Opinions within administration -Richard A. Moore -Public reaction The President's schedule, April 18, 1971 -Drive through Washington with Julie Nixon Eisenhower Supreme Court -Possible resignations -Burger -John Marshall Harlan -Tenure -Mitchell's conversation with Burger -Herbert Brownell -Burger -Republican -Harlan -Burger -Hill case -Legal opinions -William O. Douglas -Hugo L. Black -Thurgood Marshall -Health Mitchell's trip to Florida -Meeting with Marshall and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Florida -President's meeting with American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE], April 16, 1971
Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.)
67 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mitchell and Charles G. (Bebe) Rebozo's call to the President -Television Influence of television -Impact on nation -President's speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. case -President's visit to California -Laos -President's speech on Vietnam -President's People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Significance -Doves -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Economic report -Stock market -Rise -Number of stockholders National mood -Psychology -Mitchell's meeting with Lee R. Nunn -Nunn's trip to Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, West Coast -Popular attitude towards the President -Columnists -Polls -Press corps The President's meeting with John L. McClellan -McClellan's views regarding the President's supporters -Democrats -McClellan's support for the President -Mrs. Norma McClellan The President's schedule -James O. Eastland Eastland -James C. Wright
Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.)
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-Support for the President -Votes An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:42 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:59 pm. Jack N. Anderson Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 4:42 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Eastland and Roman L. Hruska -Mitchell -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Hugh Scott Scott Eastland -Louisiana -Support for the President Southern Democrats -Eastland -McClellan -Richard B. Russell -Spessard L. Holland -David H. Gambrell
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Lawton M. Chiles, Jr. Republicans -McClellan's criticism Schedule -Upcoming meeting with Republican Senators -Supreme Court decision of school busing The President's schedule, April 21, 1971 -Morning -Afternoon Mitchell's schedule, April 21, 1971 -Secretary Sue Morrison The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:42 pm and 4:59 pm. [Conversation No. 483-19A] [See Conversation No. 2-13] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule, April 21, 1971 The President talked with Sue Morrison between 4:59 pm and 5:01 pm. [Conversation No. 483-19B] [See Conversation No. 2-14] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Meeting with Steenhoven -Mitchell -Meeting with national 4-H Club leaders -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Morrison
Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.)
70 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Maiden name Harry S. Dent -Schedule -Location Supreme Court decision on school busing -Impact -Supreme Court -The South -HEW -Possible shake-up -Elliot L. Richardson -Robert H. Finch -John G. Veneman -Lewis H. Butler -Unknown name -Order -Morgan -Dean -Morgan -Requirements -President's position -Butler -Bureaucracy -Richardson -Finch -Richardsons possible response -Non-contiguous zoning -Busing -Administrations position -School authorities' obligations -Plans for District Courts -HEW -Plans for school districts -Consultant role Mitchell's schedule, April 21, 1971 -HEW -Richardson -Meeting with the President
Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.)
71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Richardson -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing -Richardson -Ehrlichman Supreme Court decision on school busing -Possible administration initiatives -Leadership on issue -Credit for decision -Blacks Southern blacks -Support for administration -1968 election -White liberals -Possible response to Supreme Court decision on busing Desegregation -Effect of integration on black colleges -Black schools -Black teachers -Separate society -Gradualism Supreme Court decision on school busing -President's position -Staff meeting -Law -Demagoguery -Instructions for Ziegler The President's schedule -Upcoming photo with Mitchell The President's schedule, April 21, 1971 -Meeting with Haldeman and Mitchell
Conv. No. 483-19 (cont.)
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The President, Mitchell, and Haldeman left at 5:14 pm
Conversation No. 483-20 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:14 pm and 5:17 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with unknown persons (Secret Service agent).
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The President's location -Duration of absence -Cabinet Room Unknown man's schedule The President's location
The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 5:17 pm.
Conversation No. 483-21 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:14 pm and 5:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield, John N. Mitchell and H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Previous photo session
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Conversation No. 483-22 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: 6:22 pm - 6:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's meeting with Republican Senators, April 20, 1971 -Howard H. Baker, Jr. and Edward J. Gurney -"Hawks" -Vietnam -Danger of communism Laos -US military move -Polls -Television coverage -Public opinion Vietnam -Baker's view -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Defense -Administration's policy -Senators and Congressmen -Mail
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-Editors -Small groups -Need for good news -Baker's view -President's position -Negotiations -Timing Conv. No. 483-22 (cont.) Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Negotiations -Summit -US options The President's meeting with Republican Senators -"Hawks" -Clark MacGregor -John G. Tower and Henry L. Bellmon Vietnam -Possible communist takeover -Political impact -Cambodia -Laos -Withdrawal of US forces -Pace -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Possible withdrawal announcement -Interpretation -Negotiations -Leverage -USSR -North Vietnam -Effects of possible collapse -Administration's position -Pressures -President's speech, April 7, 1971 -Support for the President -Poll -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -US position -Withdrawal
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-Announcements Haldeman entered at 6:25 pm. The President's meeting with Republican Senators -MacGregor -Polls -Vietnam -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Conduct of the war -Results -Robert J. Dole Polls -Vietnam -Possible communist takeover -Dole -Distribution to Senators and Congressman -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] poll Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Harmon trophy -Barry M. Goldwater -Publicity Polls -Conduct of the war -George Horace Gallup Stock market -Rise -Fall -Increase in dollar value -Optimism -Rise Surveillance of [Thomas] Hale Boggs -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Unknown agency
Conv. No. 483-22 (cont.)
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-State Attorney General Jack Gremillion -Bank fraud -Indictment -Personal life -Unknown Louisiana State University [LSU] professor
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-Public incident
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Conv. No. 483-22 (cont.)
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-Incident -Marriot Hotel -Airplane -Jay McDermott -Indictment -Gremillion -Louisiana oil people -Press Polls -Vietnam -MacGregor, William E. Timmons, and Kenneth E. BeLieu -Distribution to Congressmen and Senators -Personal contact -Jack F. Kemp -Call to Haldeman Football player artists -Gerald R. Ford -Ernie Barnes compared to Erich Barnes Polls -MacGregor and Dole -White House -Cabinet -Play back -Vietnam
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-Possible communist takeover -Gallup -Dole -ORC -Circulation to administration supporters The President's meeting with Republican Senators -MacGregor -Value -Objective -Goldwater -MacGregor -BeLieu -Vietnam -Ending the war -Baker -Hugh Scott -Republican loyalists Bellmon -Tenure -Secretary of Agriculture -Candidates The President's schedule -Residence The President, Kissinger and Haldeman left at 6:44 pm.
Conv. No. 483-22 (cont.)
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Conversation No. 483-23 Date: April 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:44 pm and 7:00 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) met.
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 7:00 pm.