486

Date: 
Apr 22, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 486-1 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 9:41 am - 10:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Instruction to Kissinger -Forthcoming telephone call to William P. Rogers Vietnam -Veterans -News President's People's Republic of China [PRC] Initiative -Credit -State Department -Reaction Kissinger's Schedule -Berlin PRC Initiative -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -State Department -United Nations [UN] representation issue -Lack of initiative or knowledge -Communications with PRC -Nicolae Ceausescu -Mohammad Yahya Khan Berlin Negotiations -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Technical Issue -Timing PRC Initiative -Presidents initiative -Publicity
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-John A. Scali -Press -State Department -Background -Tactics
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-State Department -Briefing paper -Condominium -Rogers -Ceausescu -Message from Peking -Yahya Khan -Chou En-lai -Taiwan -State Department -National Security Council [NSC] -Kissinger's Role -Robert Pierpoint -Marvin L. Kalb -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -State Department -Credit -Laos
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[Transcript #1: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.) H.R. (Bob) Haldeman was present at an unknown time after 9:41 am Scali -President's role -John Foster Dulles PRC initiative -Kissinger -State Department -Defense Department -Presidents initiative -Scali -Rogers -Haldemans possible telephone call -CBS -State Department -Rogers -UN representation -Rogers -Llewellyn E. ("Tommy") Thompson -Letter -Opposition to initiative -Position publication -Union of Soviet Socialist Republic [USSR] -Rogers -Foreign Service -Thompson -Letter -Possible publication -Kissinger's role -Scalis role -Publicity -Kissinger
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President's role
-Kissinger's role -Presidents list -John Osborne -Donald Oberdorfer, Jr. -Hugh S. Sidey -President's Initiatives
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
[Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Presidents speech at Republican Governors Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 19, 1971 -Welfare theme Welfare -Workers
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-Welfare mothers -Work -Children
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Demonstrations -Television [Transcript #3: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does notConv. No. 486-1 (cont.) guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Administration policies -PRC initiative -Importance -Graham B. Steenhoven -Appearance on television, April 21, 1971 -Style -Questions -Background PRC initiative -Calls to Kissinger -Importance -Elections
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PRC
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6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Kissinger's forthcoming call to Laird -Camp Pendleton, California -First Marine Division -Laird -Scali -Air Force One -Press Kissinger's schedule
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
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-Trip to Europe -Itinerary -Edward R. G. Heath -Cabinet Secretary -Letter to the President -Paris
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-Paris -Arthur K. Watson -Dinner
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ****************************************************************************** -Timing -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin [Transcript #4: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] The President's foreign policy initiatives -Cambodia -Laos -North Vietnam -PRC -USSR The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressional leaders -John W. Byrnes Robert J. Dole and Anne Armstrong entered and Kissinger left at 10:07 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Greetings Armstrong's schedule Photo session -Pictures -Distribution Introductions
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
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Federal government -Removals -Agencies -Discipline Dole's visit to New York, April 21, 1971 -Support for the President on economy -George Champion, Jr. -Elmer H. Bobst Post-Vietnam -President's meeting with Senators -Japan and Germany Bobst -Condition Dole's speech
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Noel C. Koch -Bullock Forum -Polls -Koch
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Vietnam -Difficulty -Outlook -Press -John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson -Women -Concerns -Draft -Prisoners of War [POWs] Welfare The President's remarks at Republican Governors' Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 19, 1971 -Work -Personal anecdotes -President's position -Charity -Guaranteed income -Administration's program -Work -Alternative -Department of Health, Education and Welfare's [HEW] position -Assistance
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Food stamps -Presidents position -Welfare children -Poverty -Self-help -Self-development -Children Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.) -First step -Swimming -Work -President's meeting with Rio Grande High School students, April 16, 1971 -Mexican children -Work -Responsibility -Self-reliance and self-respect -Disabilities -Charity -Capacity for work -Dole's activities regarding helping the handicapped -Self-help -Haldeman's conversation with Kissinger -Work
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-Republican Governors Conference -Rio Grande High School -Republican Governors Conference -Background of question -Menial jobs
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-Society [Transcript #5: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] The President's meeting with Rio Grande High School students -Patsy Ramirez -Work and activities -Earnings -Texan tamales -California tamales -Cost -Earnings -Menial tasks -Car washes -Orange trees -Mexicans -Appearance -Boys and girls -Number -Principal The President's meetings with youth groups
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Youth -Work -Stimulation -Challenges -Problem -Indulgence -Denials -Automobiles -Trips to Europe -Responsibility -Blaming others for inadequacies Administration programs -End of Vietnam War -Prospects -Environment -Welfare -Revenue sharing -Health -Blacks and minorities -Poor Objects of blame -College professors -Draft evaders -Preachers -Quakers -Avoidance of draft Problems -Vietnam War -Environment -Races Children -Self-analysis -Indulgence by patents -Pampering -Discipline -Escapism
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Nation -Mood -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Priorities -Ghettos -Defense -Analogy to individual -Selfishness -Destiny -General Charles A. J. M. deGaulle -Policies -Presidents view -Quoted -Great enterprises -US historical enterprises -Exploration of the West -War -Space -Moon landing -Prospects -Computerization -Exploration of unknown -Youth -Unselfishness -Peace Corps -Volunteers In Service To America [VISTA] -Activities against government -Idealism -View of nation's role -Leadership in world -Role of US in world -Historical powers -British, French, Spanish Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:07 am The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am Youth
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Upper middle class -Problems -Parents -Compassion -Understanding -Way to greatness Nation -Guaranteed income -Work -Welfare program -Work -Education for children -Children -Responsibility -National character and individual character -Rich societies -Soft societies US position in world -Example of Japan and Germany -World War II -Development -Difficulties -Character US -General condition Youth -College tuition loans -President's position -HEW National character -Testing -Home -Mothers -Churches -Institutions in disrepair Children and youth Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Womens role -Home -Communities -Church -Permissiveness -Self evaluation -Responsibility -Vietnam War
Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.) Conv. No. 486-1 (cont.)
-Fathers -Environment -System -College -President's education -College and high school career -Teachers -Evaluation Nation -Need for optimism -Media -Radio, television, newspapers -Poverty -Compared with world -US foreign policy -American people Presentation of gifts -Cufflinks -Paper weight Need for optimism Dole's meeting with unknown person Dole and Armstrong left at 10:40 am Armstrong -Compared with Patricia R. Hitt
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Haldeman left at 10:41 am
Conversation No. 486-2 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 10:41 am - 12:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gerald R. Ford, John W. Byrnes, Elliot L. Richardson, Clark MacGregor, Kenneth R. Cole, and John R. Price, Jr. Greetings [General conversation] -MacGregor -Green Bay Packers -Phil Bengsten Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am The President's schedule -John B. Connally -Location Bull left at an unknown time before 11:26 am The President's remarks at Republican Governors' Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 19, 1971 -Welfare Welfare bill -Proposed National health Insurance Standards Act -Difficulties -Congress -Committee action -Calendar -Liberals and conservatives -Support -Senate -Anticipated votes
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Prospects -President's conversation with Richardson -Administration's dilemma -Unemployment -Ronald W. Reagan -Work requirements -Reagan -MacGregor's conversation with Wilbur D. Mills -Presidents Wiliamsburg speech -Impact on H.R. 1 vote -Prospective vote -Timing -Rules Committee -Hearings -Calendar Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:26 am Senate Finance Committee -Forthcoming hearings, April 26, 1971 -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Russell B. Long -Unknown person -Kennedy hearings -Peter H. Dominick and Kennedy -Health crisis -Health legislation hearings -Timing -Long -Wallace F. Bennett -Kennedy hearings -Pending legislation -Family health insurance -Initiation -House Revenue sharing
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mills -Timing -Criticism of administration policies -John V. Lindsay and Reagan -Health insurance bill -Economic aspect -Political aspect -Burden on employers Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) -Contribution by employees -Effect on large employers -Economic effect on marginal workers and employers -Responsibility on employers -Minimum wage -Unemployment compensation -Social Security -Economic and political problem -Effect on small businesses -Marginal employers -Byrnes's conversation with Richardson -Employer responsibility -Treatment of middle tier -Marginal workers -Government-payed medical assistance -Medicaid -Medicall indigent -Employers of marginal workers -Marginal workers -Costs -Numbers -Social Security -Small business -Wages -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] study -Earnings -Welfare -Social Security -Earnings -Minimum wage -Effect on job opportunities -Employer's responsibility -Political aspects
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect on small employer -Minimum wage -Exempt workers -Numbers -Mills' views -Two-dollar minimum wage proposal -Retail services establishment -Exemption -Farm labor -President's program -Coverage -Possible committee action -Minimum wage -Exemptions -Retail establishments -Administrative, professional employees -Teachers -Salesmen -Employees of retail services establishments -Administration's program -Mills' views -Exemptions -Small businesses -Criticism of program -Three tiers -Federal Government responsibilities -Medicare, medicaid -Employers -Employees -Smaller employers -Tiers -Government -Employers -Employees -Employers -Deductions of costs -Taxes
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
The President's meeting with motion picture producers, April 5, 1971 -Taft Schreiber -Tax depreciation -Other participants
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Views Health insurance bill -Marginal employers -Income -Tax deductions -Contributions -Medical care, insurance -Costs -Cost -Projections -Government employees plans -Projections -Insurance companies -Small business -Thomas S. Kleppe -Maurice H. Stans -Cutbacks -Employers of domestic workers -Health insurance -Twenty-hour work week -Women -Children -Welfare -Coverage -Part-time employees -Economic and political aspects -Mills -Burden by the President -Agricultural workers -Middle America -Support for Republicans -Grocery store -Dress shop -Drug store -Motel -Cleaning ladies -Minimum wage -Free enterprise -Third tier -Federal government participation -Contribution of employer and employees
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ratio -California plans -Burden on employer, employee, government -Economic impact -Changes in minimum wage -Arthur F. Burns study -Reduction of job opportunities -Effect on small employer -Administration's welfare program -Low-skilled jobs -Burden on employers -Responsibilities of government -Medicare, welfare program -Older people -Medicaid -Low-income groups -Burden on employers -Committee's possible action -Burden on employers -Minimum wage -Social Security -Unemployment compensation -Approach to bill -Problem -Possible solutions -Alternatives -Cost -Eligibility for subsidies -Small employers -Gross income -Number of employees -Coverage -Subsidies -Subsidies -Problems -Administration's position -Commerce Department -Small Business Administration [SBA] -Small business representatives -Administration's program -Pressures to liberalize
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
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-Family health insurance -Childless couples -Single adults -Expand -Benefits package -Dental care for children -Long-term savings -Dental care Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) -Costs -Supply problem -Medicare and Medicaid -Shortage of doctors -Health care facilities -President's proposals -Dental care -Private practices -Dentists -Work -Cleaning of teeth ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 26s ]
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-Money -Doctors -Pressures on administration -Cost of medical insurance -Kennedy proposal -Administration's program -HEW -Political aspect -Congress -Burden on small business -Political issue
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible administration strategy -Family health insurance plan -Welfare, unemployment -Issues -Coverage, benefits -Administration's perspective -Small business -Costs -Concessions -Effective date -Benefits, costs ratio -Conversations with representatives -Subsidy approach -Richardson's conversations -Main Street America -Political impact -Tax -Lobbyists -Execution of plan -Cost -Bill -Introduction -Part-time employees -Motels -Competing claims -Administration concerns -Senate hearings -Political impact -Business associations -National Federation of Independent Business [NFIB] -National Business league -National Small Business Association -Association of Small Business Investment Companies -Subsidy device -Cost considerations -President's possible position -Small businessmen -Possible administration amendment -Subsidy -Administrative complexity -Cost
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Subsidy -Possible administration bill -Effect on Main Street -Amendment -Credit -Byrnes -Introduction -Mills Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) -Mills -Possible administration amendment -Connally -Kleppe -Stans -Price -MacGregor -Bill -Introduction -Byrnes -Possible administration bill -Republican committee meeting [Committee on Ways and Means] -Richardson -John G. Veneman -President's program -General fund -Social security -Byrnes -Healthcare package -Minimum wage, unemployment compensation, social security -Burden on employers -Byrnes -Political, economic aspects -Byrnes -Republican committee members -Byrnes' conversations with MacGregor and Richardson -Possible administration program -Insurance burden -Main Street -Wall Street, Park Avenue The President's schedule -Connally
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Health insurance bill -Ways and Means Committee -Complexion -Republican members -Brynes -Democrats -Chairman [Mills] -Vote -Prospects -Mills -Support for small business -Background -Bill -Version -Alternatives -Problems -Possible action -President's possible position -Alternatives -Richardson's conversations with small businessmen -President's possible position -Legislation -Possible administration bill -Administration's position -Senate -Bennett -Ford's and Brynes's possible initiatives -Possible House, Senate actions -Conference -Possible Republican bill -Provisions -Exemptions for small business -Political aspect Connally entered at 11:26 am Greetings The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressional leaders Health insurance bill
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administration bill in Senate -Bennett's role -Administration bill in House -Brynes's and Ford's view -Special treatment for small business -Exemptions -Minimum wage -Unemployment insurance -Possible administration alternative -Brynes's position -Main Street businesses -Hiring of unemployables -Burden -Way and Means Committee -Possible action -Mills -Father -Independent grocer -President's father -Effect on small businessmen -Number effected -Political problem -Difficulties for administration -Cost -Possible government program -Other proposals -Cost -Coverage -Contact lenses -Dental care -Children -Older people
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
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********************************************************************** -Consensus -Brynes' view -Ford's view -Possible administration bill in the House -Exemptions for small businesses -Alternative proposals -Cost -Possible House action -Brynes' view -Administration's bill -Mills -Effects on small businessmen -Political problem for administration -Effects on small businessmen -Richardson's view -Brynes's view -Administration's position -Administration bill -Timing -Connallys view -Costs of health bills -Exemptions for small businessmen -Cost -Political impact -Administration's constituency -President's position -Health crisis -National health insurance -Medical care -Administration's bill -Benefits -Private insurance companies -Problem -Supply -Kennedy approach -Free medicine -Dental care -Plastic surgery
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Plastic surgery -Appeal to women -Cost -Subsidy for employers -Payments for insurance premiums -Richardson's conversations -Chambers of Commerce -National Association of Manufacturers [NAM] -Small business groups -Business views regarding taxes -Subsidies -Burden on small businessmen -Possible employer/employee participation -Cost of insurance policies -Effect on small businesses -General Motors [GM] -Possible administration amendment -Brynes's role regarding small businessmen -Possible administration amendment -Timing -Brynes's initiative in House -Senate bill -Administration Congressional strategy -Hearings -Ways and Means Committee -Differences in Committee -Problem for administration -Administration bill -Fords possible role -Effects on small businessmen -Richardson School integration in North and South -Administration's position Health insurance bill -Differences in House bills -Brynes, Ford -Political problem -Connally's view -Cost
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administration's possible program -House bill -Accommodation of competing claims -Resolution -Bennett's bill -President's meeting with Richardson, Brynes, Ford -President's position regarding House bill -Hearings -Ways and Means Committee -Bennett's possible reaction -Alternate House bill -President's options -Kennedy -Political impact -Coverage -Burden on employers -Exemption of coverage -Coverage -Financing -Possible administration position -Connally -Consultative process -Richardson's possible alternative proposals -Bennett -Variant -Possible Republican bill in House -Timing -Alternative language -Brynes -Alternatives -Timing -Richardson -Byrnes -Richardson's and Byrnes's possible activities -Mechanics -Connally's cost analysis -Additional costs -Medicaid costs -Burden on small employers -Significance -Marginal employer -Work for welfare recipients
Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Creation of job opportunities -HEW -Richardson -Possible alternate cost proposal -Prospects Welfare -Brynes' conversation with Mills Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) -President's remarks at Williamsburg Republican Governors' Conference Presentation of gifts -Paper weights -Golf balls School integration in North and South -Richardson's role -Case-by-case basis -Speech, April 21, 1971 -Reception -Content [General conversation] Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:50 am and Ford, Byrnes, Richardson, MacGregor, Cole, and Price left at 11:51 am The President's schedule Fred Maroon and Stan Wayman entered at 11:52 am -Upcoming photo session -President and Connally -Location -Rose Garden Ziegler, Maroon and Wayman left at an unknown time before 12:01 pm President's meeting with Texas A&M Singing Cadets, April 18, 1971 -Number -Joe Frazier -Family
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Carl W. Haley -Duke University -Singing -Appearance -Vietnam veterans -Support for the President -[Dwight] David Eisenhower II's remarks -Size of Texas A&M Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) -Compared to Harvard Univerity, Yale University, Princeton University -Texas A&M -World War II officers -West Point -President -James Earl Rudder -Rudder -World War II service -Anzio -General Omar N. Bradley -Songs -"Battle Hymn of the Republic" -"How Great Thou Art" -Idanell (Nellie) Connally -Possible reaction -Appearance on "Mike Douglas Show" Ziegler, Maroon and Wayman entered at an unknown time after 11:52 am The President's schedule -Photos -Location -Connally -Press Photo session -Connally's possible meeting with Wayman [General conversation] Unknown [McCalls?] story -Timing of release -Connallys forthcoming meeting with Hedley W. Donovan
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Story -Photos -Timing The President's schedule -Photos -Rose Garden Conv. No. 486-2 (cont.) The President's meeting with Texas A&M Singing Cadets The President's schedule -Photos -Timing The President, Connally, Ziegler, Maroon, and Wayman left at 12:01 pm
Conversation No. 486-3 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 12:01 pm - 1:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally, Jr. [This recording began at an unknown time while the conversation was in progress]
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Economy -Mortgage rates
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Decrease -Stock market -Rise -Robert J. Doles speech in New York City, April 21, 1971 -Public confidence -Gross National Product [GNP] -Retail sales Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) -Automobile sales -Housing starts -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Rise -Quarter -Cooling -Administration policy -President's conversation with Arthur F. Burns -Tax reduction -Administration policy -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Views -Expertise -First National City Bank, New York -Model -Level -Unemployment rate -Inflation -Welfare -President's remarks at Republican Governors' Conference, Williamsburg, April 19, 1971 -Work requirements -Unemployment rate -Problem -Teenage -Quarter -Adult categories -Administration policy -Shultz -Confidence -Growth -Administration policy -Staying the course -Wilbur D. Mills' conversation with Charles E. Walker
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Investment tax credits -Timing -Burns -Visit to Europe -Tax credits -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Possible meeting -Shultz and Paul W. McCracken -Schedule -Central bankers -Burns' forthcoming report to the President -Views -Confidence factor -National psychology -Mood -Vietnam -End of war Lockheed and Rolls Royce case -Burns -Negotiations -Agreement -Bank loans -Amount -Airlines -President's possible decision -Negotiations -Timing -Meetings -Progress -Relations -Understanding -Agreement -Difficulties -Rolls Royce's position refinancing -Assurances regarding Lockheed -Banks -Airlines position -Terms -British -Cost of engines
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Position -Money -Airlines' view regarding Rolls Royce -Survival -Great Britain -Edward R.G. Heath -Financing -Method -Engine -Meetings of April 20, 1971 -Eastern Airlines -Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr. -Floyd D. Hall -Turner [Forename unknown] -Hoss [sp?] [Forename unknown] -Delta Airlines -Charles H. Dolson -Frank F. Davis -William L. Hoffman -Length -Agreement -Banks -Loans -Collateral -Possible legislation -Lockheed -Settlement -US government -Cheyenne helicopter -Defense Department -Ship contract -Lawyers -Receivership -Airlines -Banks -President's position regarding Congress -Defense Department -Lockheed -Financing -President's possible decision -Effect on economy -Contracts
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Deadline -Administration's possible position -Conditions -Charles P. Hess -Congressional support -Hall -Media Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) -Congress -Commitment -President's possible position -Conditions -Congressional guarantees -Bank loans -Negotiations -Lockheed, British government, Rolls-Royce -Lockheed and airlines -President's schedule -Congressional committee -Treasury Department -Clark MacGregor -Banking and Currency Committee -Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee -Banking and Currency Committee -Relations with Connally's staff -Wright Patman -Senate -William Proxmire -Alan Cranston -Supersonic Transport [SST] -John V. Tunney -James S. McDonnell -McDonnell's activities -McDonnell-Douglas Company -Lockheed's possible bankruptcy -Effect on McDonnell-Douglas -McDonnell-Douglas -Economic interests -David Packards position -L-1011 Employees
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Suppliers -Lockheed's possible bankruptcy -Symbolism -Connally, Walker, and James E. Smith's conversations with Congressmen -President's possible position -Reaction -Connally's conversation with Carl B. Albert, April 21, 1971 Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) -Alberts position -President's schedule -Meeting -Lockheed -Financial situation -SST -Lockheed -Tradition -Air Force One -Presidents flights in 1950's -Military supplies -Receivership -Cost -President's position -Effect of possible bankruptcy on economy H. Ross Perot -Loan Lockheed -Meeting -President's schedule -California -Forthcoming trip on April 30, 1971 -Meeting Connally's breakfast meeting with Republican Congressmen -Ways and Means Committee -Banking and Currency Committee The President's breakfast meeting with Melvin R. Laird Connally's forthcoming meeting with Gerald R. Ford Senate
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leadership -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Hugh Scott House -Leadership -Democrats -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Albert -John W. McCormack -Mills -George H. Mahon -Prospects -Albert -Activities -Health -Responsibilities -Speaker -Performance -Republicans -Ford -John W. Byrnes -Frank T. Bow -Committee members -Discipline -Compare with Black caucus -Democrats -Disarray -Leadership Senate -Robert A. Taft, Sr. -Republicans House -Republicans -Ford -Discipline -Democrats -Caucus, April 21, 1971
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 15 [Privacy] [Duration: 7s ] Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 15 ****************************************************************************** -Quorum -Liberals -Vietnam -Albert -Mills -Republicans -Ford -Connally's meeting -Ways and Means Committee members Congress -Public reaction -Performance -Democrats -Senate -John L. McClellan -John C. Stennis -Richard B. Russell -David H. Gambrell -Spessard L. Holland -Lawton M. Chiles, Jr. -Democrats -James O. Eastland -Robert C. Byrd -Republicans -Roman L. Hruska -Carl T. Curtis -Unknown person -James Abourezk [?]
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-House -Republicans -Ford -Committee members -Brynes -Bow -Leslie C. Arends -Mahon -Democrats -Mahon -Qualifications -Speaker of the House -Chairman -Appropriations Committee State Department -Connally's relations
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
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Turkey -Government -Importance -State Department -William P. Rogers -Connally's previous conversation with John N. (Jack) Irwin, II -Treasury Department -Opium -US position
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible ban on cultivation -Timing -Negotiations -President's instructions to Ambassador William J. Handley -Domestic problem for US -US position -US aid Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
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-Connally's letter to Rogers -Opium -Value -Growth -Negotiations -Opium -Elimination -Growth -US position US-French Relations Japan -State Department -Textiles -Dumping
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Burlington Mills -Trade Agreement -Imports -State Department -Reaction -David M. Kennedy -Trip -Eugene T. Rossides call to Anthony J. Jurich -Administrations position -Kennedy -Manila -US position -Sanctions -State Department -Negotiations -Kennedy -Sanctions -Kennedy -Negotiations -Treasury Department -Sanctions -Dumping -State Department -Connally's message to Kennedy -Armin H. Meyer -Negotiations -Meyer -President's Position -Connally's Activities Possible cabinet appointments -Opportunity -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -John N. Mitchell -Role -Cabinet -President's previous conversation with Haldeman -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Mitchell -Location -State, Defense
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Changes -Timing Haldeman entered at 12:30 pm -State and Defense Departments -Attorney General -Timing Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) -Mitchell -Successor -Richard G. Kleindienst -Kleindienst -Qualifications -Rogers C.B. Morton -Role -George W. Romney -Tenure -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Blacks -John A. Volpe -Salesmanship -Issues -Emotion -Jack J. Valenti -Meeting with the President, April 23, 1971 The President's schedule -Meetings with Cabinet officials -Connally -Elliot L. Richardson -Mitchell -Laird -Rogers -Reaction -Morton -Romney -Volpe Possible Cabinet Appointments -Richardson -Romney -Richardson
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] [Transciprt #1: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) [End of transcript] -Qualifications -Salesmanship -Management skills -HEW -Programs -Welfare, education, health -Departmentt of Commerce -Maurice H. Stans -Need for salesmanship -Stans -Robert H. Finch
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Possible Cabinet appointments -Commerce -Salesmanship -Statistics -Salesmanship on economy -Shultz -McCracken
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Candidates -Commerce Department -Need for pro-business attitude -Salesmanship -Buoyancy -Ability to attack -Businessman -Peter G. Peterson -Qualifications -Appearance -Salesmanship -Army Secretary -Belton Kleberg (B.K.) Johnson -Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. -Qualifications -Wife -Age -Candidates -Stanley R. Resor -Departure -Timing -Laird -Johnson -Service record -Previous conversation with Connally -Loyalty -My Lai cases -Courage -Cornell University and Stanford University -Frank Zogg [sp?] -William P. Clements, Jr. -Walter Annenberg -Texas families -Intermarriages -Vanderbilts and Whitneys Possible Cabinet appointments -Johnson -Businessman -Peterson -Agriculture Secretary
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Farmers -Ezra Taft Benson -Orville L. Freeman -Clifford M. Hardin -Qualities -Wife -Salesmanship -Job offer -Purdue University -Alumnus -Presidency -Possible acceptance -Loyalty to the President -Signal Military manpower bill -Senate Armed Services Committee -Vote -Draft extension -President's position Possible Cabinet appointments -Agriculture Secretary -Hardin -Academic credentials -Requirements -Candidates -Fighter for administration -Midwest, plains states -Background -Farmer -Wealth -Success -Opportunity -Colorado -Groups -John A. Love -Background -American National Cattlemen's Association -Past presidents -Montfort [Forname unknown] -[Unintelligible name]
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Nelson [Forename unknown] -Colorado, Wyoming -Midwest -Mountain states -Colorado and Wyoming -George A. Smathers -Ed Carver [?] -Tobacco -Border States -Kentucky -Tennessee -Missouri -Breeding associations -Farm bureaus -Granges -Cattlemen -Support for administration -William D. Farr Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -National Security Council [NSC] -Connally -Mitchell -George A. Lincoln -Salesmanship -Removal -Disasters -Public relations -Texas drought -California earthquake -Public relations -Job requirements -NSC -Statutory member -Candidates -[David] Kenneth Rush -Berlin negotiations -Qualifications -Background -Union-Carbide -Gen. Leonard F. Chapman -Possible earlier appointment
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Age -Marine Corps commandent -Speeches for administration -Politics -Appearance -Speech -Salesmanship -Public relations -Importance -Admiral George W. Anderson, Jr. -Appearance -Qualifications -Ambassador to Portugal -Rush -Chapman -Anderson -Administration spokesman -Previous relationship with Connally -Secretary of Navy -Arleigh Burke -Articulation -Hardliner -NSC -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Daughter -David M. Abshire -State Department -Agriculture Department -Commerce Department -Labor Department -James D. Hodgson -Spokesman -HUD and HEW Departments -Attorney General -Transportation Department -Volpe -Romney -Volpe -Ambassador to Italy -Performance
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Social engagements -Connally and Idanell (Nellie) Connally -Religious services at White House -Texas A & M University choir -Benefits -Sermon Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) Camp David -Cabinet use -Connally -Golf -Volpe Sequoia -Remodeling -Availability -Dinner -Small groups -Trips -Cabinet use -Connally Connally left at 1:08 pm Possible Cabinet appointments -Discussion -Value -Peterson -Present assignment -Staffer -Corporate presidents -Likely performance -Staffer -Possible appointment as Commerce Secretary -Salesman -Economy -International affairs -Present assignment -Connally's view
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:08 pm The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:43 pm Possible appointments -OEP -Candidates -Anderson -Henry A. Kissinger -Qualifications -Administration spokesman -Hardliner -National defense -Rogers and Laird -Daughter -Abshire -Rush -Peterson -Anderson -Agriculture Secretary -Hardin -Haldeman and Rogers -John C. Whitaker -President's possible action -Haldeman's possible conversation with Rogers -Reassignment -1972 campaign -Tenure People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Haldeman's previous conversation with Rogers -Kissinger -Rogers's forthcoming press conference -President's statement -State Department role -Rogers -Press release -President's press release -NSC Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Under secretarys committee -State Department -NSC -Press story -Rogers's call to Haldeman -Kissinger -NSC -President's statement -Phrasing -Rogers call to Haldeman -Foreign Service -Support of the President -Charles W. Yost -State Department -Support of the President -Rogers role -NSC -Under secretarys committee -State Department -Marshall Green -Press -Marvin L. Kalb -Rogers's forthcoming press conference -Kissinger -NSC role -NSC -Under secretary's committee -Haldeman's previous conversation with Rogers -Under secretarys committee -State Department -Foreign Service
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
[Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] PRC initiative
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers -President's Statement -Ronald L. Ziegler -Kissingers role The President's schedule -Lockheed meeting -Timing -California -Announcement -News value -Connally -Meeting -Burns and Connally -Timing -Rogers -Meeting, April 22, 1971 -Trip -Press conference, April 23, 1971 -Trip -Duration PRC initiative -Public statement -Kissinger -State -NSC -President's Role -Rogers Henry Cebot Lodge Commission -Lodge -Possible meeting with the President -Report -United Nations [UN] representation -PRC -Taiwan -Press -Congress -Yost -Composition -Report
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting with the President PRC initiative -Kissinger -President's Statement -NSC -Under secretary's Committee -State Department -Rogers -Kissinger -State Department -Press Release The President's schedule -Arthur S. Flemming -Conference on aging -California -Radio -Farm speech -Farm speech -Salute to Agriculture -Timing Lockheed -Decision The President's schedule -California -PRC -"Experts" PRC initiative -President's position -John A. Scali -US relations -Publicity -"China scholars"
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
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[Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 28s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.) Possible appointments -Volpe -Connally's view -Instructions for Kissinger -Italy -Ambassador -Italy -Volpe -Rogers -[Unintelligible Name] -Possible Italian-American appointees -Unknown doctor -Shultz and John D. Ehrlichman -Lincoln -Qualifications -Mitchell's view -Transportation Department -Salesmanship -Airlines -Volpe -Ambassador to Italy -Graham A. Martin -Italian representation -Importance -Transportation -Peterson -Salesman -Qualifications -Salesman -Reassignment [Transcript #3: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums,
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Lyndon B. Johnson -Legacy -Vietnam -Backlog -Democratic party -Personality -Television sets -Oval Office -Ticker tape machines -Briefings -Press -Appearance -Press Secretary -Briefings -Recordings -Use of time PRC initiative -Press Release -Staff -Scali -Ziegler -Kissinger -NSC The President and Haldeman left at 1:43 pm
Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 486-4 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:43 pm and 2:38 pm Location: Oval Office
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 2:38 pm Conv. No. 486-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 486-5 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 2:40 pm - 3:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with House Republican loyalists -Daniel Kuykendall -Additions -Support for the President -Senate meeting -Clark MacGregor -Size of group -Ideal number -Size of group -Number of meetings -Satisfying group -Upcoming meeting with House Republican loyalists -President's possible role -President's talk -Vietnam -MacGregor -Mood of unknown meeting -Upbeat Agriculture Secretary -Qualifications -Salesmanship
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Under secretary Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Director -John B. Connally view -Admiral George W. Anderson -National Security Council [NSC] -Anderson -Appearance -Qualifications -William P. Rogers Ambassadors -Rogers -Australia -Edgar D. Whitcomb -John N. Mitchell -Maurice J. Williams -Whitcomb -Indiana The President's previous meeting with Robert J. Dole -Dole's trip to New York -George H.W. Bush Stock market -Rise -Outlook -Value -Institutions -Portfolios -Wealth -Borrowing power -Economy -Theory [Transcript #1: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript]
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Polls -Welfare -Question regarding menial work -Opposition to President's plan -Wording of question -Availability of jobs -Manual labor -President's work plan -New York and Washington axis -Menial jobs
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
The President's forthcoming speech to Chamber of Commerce, April 26, 1971 -Welfare -William L. Safire -Instructions -Guaranteed income -President's position -Guaranteed income -Effect on character -Patrick J. Buchanan -Instructions -1966 speech -Medicine, housing, jobs -Safire The President's remarks at Republican Governors' Conference, Williamsburg -Welfare -Previous meeting with Republican House leaders -John W. Byrnes -Wilbur D. Mills -Votes for administration -Television coverage -Benefits -Press -Leftists -Reaction -Menial work -Guaranteed annual income -Dole Polls
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Welfare -Question regarding menial work The President's schedule -Meeting with Rogers Rogers's forthcoming trip to Middle East -Itinerary -Cairo -Beirut -Tel Aviv -[Unintelligible]
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
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General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The President's schedule -Meeting with Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Melvin R. Laird -Kissinger and Laird
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rogers's relations with Kissinger People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Press release -Kissinger -State Department -National Security Council [NSC] -Credit for PRC initiative -Press
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
The President's remarks at Republican Governors' Conference, Williamsburg -Welfare -Noel C. Koch -Unknown speech Unknown person -Niece -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Spain -College -Secret Service agent -Secretary -Language capabilities -Spanish and French -Anecdote The President's conversation with Tricia Nixon -Edward R. F. Coxs comments -Radicals at Harvard University -Violence -Rennie Davis -Violence -Reports The President's forthcoming speech to Chamber of Commerce -Self-help -Development of capacity -Safire Welfare
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unknown man's views Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:40 pm The President's schedule -Meeting with Rogers -Kissinger -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Note-taking Bull left at an unknown time before 3:22 pm -Previous meeting with Connally -Note-taking Rogers's forthcoming trip -Kissingers concerns -Haig -Note-taking Sub-Cabinet officials -Connally -Need for instruction -Harry S. Dent Dent -Television appearances -South -Speeches -President's programs -Former Democrats -Dents speeches Personalizing program -Speeches -Republican efforts -John D. Ehrlichman Democrat and Republican parties -Differences -Democrats
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Personification -Republicans -Process -Democrats -Government -Politicians -Connally -Use of personal terms Presidents schedule -Unknown meeting Speech writing -Programming -Selection of source materials -Example -Flag Mrs. Paul W. Heatwole -Knitting of flag -Democrat -Newspaper story -Silent majority -Meeting with the President -John O. Marsh, Jr. -Presentation of flag to the President -Age -Open-door hour -September 1970 -Staff
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
The President's previous speech to Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR], April 19, 1971 -Flag reference Mrs. Heatwole -Democrat The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Rogers -Kissinger's view regarding Haig
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Note-taking -Purpose -Rogers's possible intiatives Personnel -Coordination -Rogers -Mitchell -Anti-trust case -Staff -Kissinger Networks -Anti-trust case -Mitchell -Ehrlichman -President's position -Ehrlichman's view -Mitchell's conversation with Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Memorandum -Charles W. Colson -President's position -Possible suit -Merits -President's position -Mitchell International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation (ITT) -Anti-trust case -Mitchell -Political implications -Solicitor general -Ehrlichman Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 3:22 pm The President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Rogers -Press photograph Rogers's schedule
Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.)
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Organization of American States [OAS] -London The President's schedule -Rogers -Photograph session -Haldeman Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.) [Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Demonstrations -Arrests -Press -Zieglers schedule -Briefing -Judge George L. Hart, Jr. -Philip A. Hart -Senate resolution -Mall -Vote -Quorum -Possible use of administration allies in Senate [Thomas]Hale Boggs -Tapping of phone -Forthcoming statement -Oil industry -Unknown woman -Personal life -Russell B. Long Desegregation -Ziegler's morning briefing -Agencies -Violence
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Schools -Administration policy -Cooperation over coercion -Jail -Cooperation [Transcript #3: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access Conv. No. V. Dellums, 8, Ronald 486-5 (cont.) et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Stephen B. Bull entered and left at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. Rogers, Fred Maroon, and Stan Wayman entered at 3:32 pm Greetings Photographs -Location -Indoors -[Rose Garden] -Press -Weather [Transcript #4: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Haldeman's schedule -Photographs The President, Haldeman, Ziegler, Rogers, Maroon, and Wayman left at 3:35 pm
66 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 486-6 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:35 pm and 3:41 pm Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez and an unknown man met at an unknown time after 3:35 pm Conv. No. 486-5 (cont.) [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 3:41 pm
Conversation No. 486-7 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 3:41 pm - 4:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers and H.R. (Bob) Haldeman [This recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress] The People's Republic of China [PRC] -US and PRC relations -Consultation with US allies
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Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:41 pm Sanchez Left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm Israel
68 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
****************************************************************************** Middle East -Israel -Administration's position -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger -John N. Mitchell -Meeting with the President, April 21, 1971 -Possibility of war -President's position -1967 Situation -Possible US reaction -Military assistance -Ceasefire -Rogers's possible initiatives -Mitchell's view -Rogers's Jewish acquaintances -Press accounts -US concerns -Military assistance -Rogers's possible conversation with Israeli leaders -Golda Meir -American Jewish Community -US policy -Balance of power -Egypt -Message to Anwar el-Sadat -Lebanon -Beirut -Presidents talk with Rogers
69 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Israel -Domestic situation -Union of Soviet Socialist Republic [USSR] -Israeli policy -USSR -Possibility of war -Egypt -Concerns -Military strength -Egypt -USSR military assistance -Defenses -Egyptian missile capacity -Surface-to-air Missiles [SAMs] -Tourism -Oil -Discovery -Israel -Assessment of Egyptian policy -Sadat -Policy regarding US -Concessions -US elections -Rogers's conversation with Yigal Allon -Unknown Israeli editor -Position -US policy -Peace agreement -Israel and Egypt -Time table -Goal -Israel -Meir -Negotiations -Goal -Israel -Suez Canal proposal -Egypt -Sadat's message to Rogers, April 22, 1971 -Clarence C. Ferguson, Jr. -Suez Canal proposal -US strategy
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
70 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Suez Canal -Role -Diplomacy -Negotiations -US aims -Role -Risks -Rogers's upcoming trip -Arabs -Israel -Rogers's Trip -Goal -Israel Rogers schedule -London -Southeast Asia Treaty Organization [SEATO] meeting -Paris -Maurice Schumann -Ankara -Central Treaty Organization (CENTO) Meeting -South Vietnamese Foreign Minister -Pakistan -Saudi Arabia -King Faisal
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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71 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting with the President in 1960's -Waldorf Towers -Relations with US -Riyadh -Description -Jordan -Amman Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [National Security] [Duration: 5s ] JORDAN
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-Lebanon -Internal Conditions
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-Egypt
72 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Israel -Social Engagements -Suez -Aswan -Dam -Construction -President's 1963 Visit -Egyptian relations with US -Italy -Rome -Aldo Moro -Pope Paul VI
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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-Schedule Israeli and Egyptian conflict -Possible US stance regarding Israel -Negotiations -Meir -Egypt -Possible settlement -Egyptian proposals -Suez -Israeli position -Rogers's conversation with Allon -Proposals -Withdrawal from Suez -Observer force
73 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Peace-keeping Force -Egyptian and Israeli participation -Israeli tactics -Possibility of war -Military assistance -USSR -Mig's -US -Artillery -SAMs -Israeli objectives -Suez -Golan Heights -War -USSR -Policy -Military assistance -Egypt -SAM's -Concerns -Aswar Dem -Airplanes -Type -Objectives -Defense -Status Quo -Arabs -Negotiations -Egyptian proposals -Suez -Straits -Israeli Stance -Strategy -Possible Solution Rogers' upcoming trip to the Middle East -Memoranda for the President -Israel and Egypt -Jordan -Lebanon and Saudi Arabia -Joseph J. Sisco
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
74 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Briefings for Ronald L. Ziegler -Press -Israeli Reaction -Israel -Road to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem -Tanks -1945 War -Food The President's previous visit to Israel -Tel Aviv -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Tel Aviv Hilton -Rebozo's Activities -Food Israeli and Egyptian conflict -Yitzhak Rabin -US position -Rabin and Allon -Suez Negotiations -Israeli proposals -Meir -Unknown Israeli editor's view regarding elections -Possible Israeli elections -President's position -Need for agreement -Support for Israel in US -Polls -Public opinion -Financial backing -US elections -President's possible activities -Unknown journalist -James B. (Scotty) Reston -Democrat candidate -Support for Israel -Rogers's possible initiatives -UN -Security Council -Meeting
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
75 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Resolution on Israel -Egypt -Israel -US position -General Assembly -Vote on Israel -Prospects -Ethiopia -Congo -Israel's position -US position
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
Turkey -John B. Connally conversations with State Department officials Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:41 pm The President's schedule -Medal of Honor awards ceremony Bull left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm Medal of Honor awards -Posthumous awards -Lyndon B. Johnson -Number The President's meeting with Charles B. Rangel -Harlem -Adam Clayton Powell -Heroin -Entrance into US -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan Turkey -President's previous conversation with Connally -Government -Heroin -Production -US position -Growth -Rogers's forthcoming trip
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-US aid Heroin -Problems -Turkeys farmers -Political considerations -Drug problem in US -Rangel -US aid to Turkey -Link to production -Rogers' forthcoming trip -US position -Impact in US -Crop -Analysis of problem -Farmers -Licensing authority -Medicine -Value to farmers -Moynihan's view -Possible purchase of crop -Codeine -Possible US strategy -Regulation -Publicity -Timing -Sensitivity -Rogers' conversation with Connally New Jersey -Congressman -William T. Cahill -Senate -Nelson G. Gross Gross -Harrison A. Williams, Jr. -Possible position with administration -Drug problem -James A. Rhodes
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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Rhodes -Qualifications -Compared with gross -Possible position within administration ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 20s ] Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** Rhodes -Possible position within administration -Compared with Gross -Possible position -Drug problem -Special assistant -Crusader -Gross
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 **********************************************************************
Rogers' schedule, April 23, 1971 -Press conference -Possible questions
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-Laos -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Report -Optimism -Vietnam -Outlook PRC initiative -Unity in administration -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -President's Conversation with Haldeman -Haldeman's possible conversation with Agnew -Bryce N. Harlow -Agnew's remarks -National Security Council [NSC] -Trade and travel restrictions -Ping pong team -UN representation issue -US tactics -Agnew -Agnew's meeting with press -Impact on President -Media reaction -Use of Agnew as Machiavellian play -State Department -John A. Scali -Role -President's meeting with Graham B. Steenhoven -Exchange Visits -President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Scali's role -Press -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Steenhoven Steenhoven -Visit to PRC -Meeting with the President -Press conference -Employment with Chrysler -Age Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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-Appearance [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:41 pm The President's schedule -Medal of Honor ceremony -Congressional invitees -Philip M. Crane -Harold R. Collier -Joseph E. Karth Bull left at an unknown time before 4:35 pm Rogers's forthcoming trip -Robert A. Taft, Jr's view Rogers's schedule, April 23, 1971 -Press conference -Possible question -Paris negotiations -Prospects -Vietnam -Withdrawal rate The President's schedule -Forthcoming welcome to First Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, California, April 30, 1971 Rogers's trip to Mideast -Israel -Food -Rebozo's remarks -Women -People -Age -Youth Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
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-Golan Heights -Rogers's conversation with Yitzhak Rabin -Egypt -Israelis -Compared with American Jews -Rabin -Tel Aviv -Youth -Tradition The President, Rogers, and Haldeman left at 4:35 pm
Conv. No. 486-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 486-8 Date: April 22, 1971 Time: 4:35 pm - unknown before 4:52 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered The President's location -Blue Room The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 4:52 pm