488

Date: 
Apr 26, 1971 - Apr 27, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 488-1 Date: April 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. [This recording begins at an unknown time while the conversation is in progress.]
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The President and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:00 am.
Conversation No. 488-2 Date: April 26, 1987 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with Stephen B. Bull. Buzzes from the President President's location Buzzes from the President Bull's activities
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Butterfield and Bull left at an unknown time before 9:00 am. Conversation No. 488-3 Date: April 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 9:00 am.
Conversation No. 488-4 Date: April 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Breakfast meeting -Meeting with the President President's schedule -Kissinger -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 9:00 am.
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Conversation No. 488-5 Date: April 26, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:22 am and 9:00 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum for H. R. (Bob) Haldeman at an unknown time between 8:22 and 9:00 am. Buildings -Lighting -Pan American building -Red Cross -Daughters of the American Revolution [DAR] Wiley Mayne -National Airport -Change of name -Eisenhower Airport -President's position -Legislation Distribution of memorandum -[Unintelligible] William F. (Billy) Graham -Ministers -McNutter [Forename unknown] -White House worship service -Black -Conservatives
Conversation No. 488-6 Date: April 26, 1971 Time: 9:00 am - 10:04 am Location: Oval Office
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The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. [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] News summaries -Advantages -Weekend -Week -John A. Scalis comments Public relations efforts -Scali -Presidents view -Qualifications -Role -AP -Television -Possible meeting with the President -Patrick J. Buchanan -Charles W. Colson -Buchanan -Qualifications -Richard A. Moore -Qualifications -Scali -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Press -Colson and Buchanan -Press -Reporting regarding administration activities -Television coverage -Administration strategy -Scali's possible role -News reporting -Scali's role
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-Price [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.] Conv. No. 488-6 (cont.) [End of transcript] Tricia Nixon Cox -Look magazine -Story -Coverage -Readers Digest -Look magazine -President's position -Editor -Publisher [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 not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] President's upcoming Chamber of Commerce speech -Price Speech writers -Haldeman's possible conversations -Anecdotes -William L. Safire Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 9:18 am. Ziegler's upcoming press conference -Possible questions -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Mao Tse-tung's statements to Edgar P. Snow
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-President's possible visit -Chou En-lai -Life magazine
-Chou En-lai -Mao Tse-tung -Hugh S. Sidey -President's possible response to story -Zieglers comments -Presidents possible visit -US relations -PRC and Taiwan -Asia -Chinese people -President's possible visit -Administration goals -Cuba -North Vietnam -North Korea -US position -President's initiatives -Eastern Europe -Presidents previous travels -Hungary -Poland -Czechoslovakia -Yugoslavia -East Germany -President's foreign policy goals -Zieglers comments -William P. Rogers' forthcoming trip to Middle East -Zieglers comments -Significance -Scope -Press -Prospects -Purpose -Ceasefire -Discussions -President's position
Conv. No. 488-6 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Israel -Rogers trip -President's visit -Egypt -Significance of visit -US relations -US goals -President's 1969 visit -US foreign policy goals
Conv. No. 488-6 (cont.)
[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] Networks -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Vietnam -Coverage -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Economy -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Vietnam -President's schedule -Unknown man -John F. Kerry [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 conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 10:04 am.
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Conversation No. 488-7 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 7:52 am - 7:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull left at 7:53 am.
Conv. No. 488-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-8 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 7:52 am - 7:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. President's schedule -Meeting with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Agnew's location The unknown man left at 7:53 am.
Conversation No. 488-9 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 7:53 am - 7:54 am Location: Oval Office
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Unknown item Butterfield left at 7:54 am. Conv. No. 488-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-10 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 7:55 am - 8:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew at 7:55 am. [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] [H.R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at an unknown time during the transcribed portion] The President, Vice President, and Haldeman left at 8:04 am.
Conversation No. 488-11 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 9:55 am - Unknown before 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman, Stephen B. Bull, and an unknown man. [This recording begins at an unknown time while the conversation is in progress.]
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President's schedule -Swearing-in ceremony -Arrival of party -James C. Fletcher -Timing -Deputy -Minister -James A. Belson The President, Bull, and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 488-12 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown before 10:05 am - 10:16 am Location: Oval Office H.R. (Bob) Haldeman met with James C. Fletcher, Judge James A. Belson, Fay Fletcher, Ginger Fletcher, Mary Susan Fletcher, James Stephen Fletcher, Missy Fletcher, Wallace F. Bennett, Clinton P. Anderson, Carl T. Curtis, George P. Miller, Olin E. Teague, James J. Fulton, George M. Low, Richard C. McCurdy, H. Dale Grubb, Dr. Edward E. David, Jr., Clay T. Whitehead, William E. Kriegsman, Ronald L. Ziegler, and Thomas O. Paine; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. [General conversation] The President entered at 10:05 am. Introductions [General conversation] [Camera noise] Oath of office [Applause] Photo session
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-Fletcher's family -Children [Camera noise] National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Importance [Camera noise] Space [General conversation] -Cabinet meeting Presentation of gifts -Presidential cuff links -Presidential bows -Seal -Judge Belson Farewells [Applause] [General conversation] Belson, et al., left at an unknown time before 10:16 am. President's schedule -Possible meeting with Fulton -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Scheduling -Space Space -Future -Ideas -Fulton's activities -Pennsylvania delegation Fulton
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-Congressional career
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Conv. No. 488-12 (cont.)
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-Congressional career Bob [Surname unknown] -Health President's schedule -Possible meeting with Fulton Fulton left at 10:16 am.
Conversation No. 488-13 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:19 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman. Haldeman's schedule -John N. Mitchell -Meeting with President -President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger
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Conversation No. 488-14 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:16 am and 10:19 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 10:19 am.
Conv. No. 488-12 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-15 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 10:19 am - 11:43 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Weather Vietnam -North Vietnamese military activities -Attacks on US bases -US casualties -Figures -US casualties -Projections -Laos operation (Lam Son) -Drop President's People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -General Vernon A. Walters -Jean Sainteny
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-Edgar P. Snows reports -Mao Tse-tung -President's possible visit -Press report -H.R. Haldeman's reaction -Support for President -Stories -Hugh S. Sidey -John F. Osborne -John (unintelligible surname) -Snows report -Snow's activities and reports -US messages -US proposals -Press reports -Possible US response -Press conference Vietnam -Negotiations -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US stance -Networks -Laos operation (Lam Son) -Coverage -Administration's position Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:19 am. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Vietnam -Press -1970 campaign -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Stewart J.O. Alsop's forthcoming article -Democrats -1972 elections -Policy towards Vietnam
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-Kissinger's activities -Woodstock -Europeans -Americans -Donald W. Riegle, Jr. -Support for the President -David Rockefeller -Arthur H. Dean -Robert B. Anderson -Public relations -Possible administration counterattacks -Administration opponents -US bombing targets -Laos -Opponents -Alsop's view -Democrats position -Effect on US foreign policy
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
[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] Public relations efforts -Cabinet -John B. Connally -Agnew Agnew -Activities -Remarks regarding PRC -Schedule -Jamaica -Timing [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
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Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] President's schedule -Previous meeting with Melvin R. Laird -Laird's health -David Packard -Family -Vietnam -Lucile Packard -Stanford University -Friends -Establishment -Government -Presidents view of Packards service Government service -Difficulty -Friends *********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Privacy] [Duration: 20s ]
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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-Previous Cabinet meeting -Elliot L. Richardson -White House youth conference -Stephen Hess Youth -Richardson's views
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-Need for communication -Presidents position -Activists -Kissinger's schedule -Meetings with student groups -Emotions -Romanticism -Previous generation -Joseph P. Kennedy -Kissingers view -Eighteen-year-olds -Twenty-one-year-olds -US government -Founding fathers -Constitution -Age requirement -President -Senators -Congressmen -Age of majority -Robert H. Finch -William G. Milliken -Proposal -Eighteen-year-olds -Vote -Liquor -Marijuana -Congress -President's youth -President's schedule -Previous Cabinet meeting -Leadership Youth conference -Richardson's report -Adults -Teachers, professors Youth -Colleges -High schools
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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-Colleges -Faculty -Kissinger's youth [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 not guarantee its Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.) accuracy.] [End of transcript] Youth -President's schedule -Previous Cabinet meeting -Meeting with Texas A&M choir -Previous meeting with Ohio State group -Polls -Opposition to administration -Teachers -Vote -Universities -Views regarding administration -Non-college educated -Figures -Alienation -Adolescence -Sense of identity -Alienation [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] Vietnam -President's press conferences -Possible questions -Bombing
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US proposal -Cease-fire -North Vietnamese Army -Laos, Cambodia, and South Vietnam -Troop numbers -Civilian dead -Figures -North Vietnamese Army -Refugees -Laos -Partition -North Vietnamese refugees -Figures -North Vietnamese dead -Figures Personnel officers -Companies -Veterans -Views of veterans -My Lai -Presidents view -Businessmen -Sons -Draft Draft -Avoidance -Ministers -Teachers -Coast Guard Personnel officers -Views of veterans -My Lai -Vietnam Vietnam -The Establishment -Administration position -Opposition -Hawks
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Support for President -Jingoism Establishment -Views regarding PRC and Taiwan -Taiwan -Expulsion from United Nations [UN] -PRC -Recognition -Taiwan -Incorporation into PRC PRC -President's initiatives -Soviet Union US and Soviet Union relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Summit meeting -PRC -John F. Kennedy -Press -George Washington Vietnam -Peace negotiations -North Vietnamese strategy -US strategy -Presidents view -Residual force -POWs -Residual force -POWs -Vietnamization policy -North Vietnamese position -US withdrawal -US military capabilities -Air Force -Negotiations -Paris -Possible North Vietnamese military operations
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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-US military options -US casualties -US withdrawal -US military options Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:19 am. President's schedule -Meeting with Henry Ford II -John D. Ehrlichman and Ronald L. Ziegler -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Vietnam -Peace negotiations -Possible US proposal -Possible US military operations -Bombing -Possible North Vietnamese military operations -Possible US military operations -Effect on US public -Media -Press and television -Television -Coverage of administration spokesmen -William H. Sullivan Germany -World War I -Comparison to Vietnam War -1918 Revolution -Sentiment in 1921 -Revolution -Results Vietnam -Senators Press -Coverage of administration activities Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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-Haldeman's reaction -Rightists -Press conferences -President's use of -Frequency [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, Ronald488-15 (cont.) Conv. No. 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] Press coverage -Effect -Pride -Self-confidence -Vietnam -Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr. case Vietnam -Public reaction -Casualties -US national goal -Cabinet views -Connally and Agnew -John N. Mitchell -Outlook National Outlook -1976 and 1980 -Public reaction -Kissinger's possible candidacy -President's standing -Effect in 1972 -President's opponents Vietnam -Polls -Approval and disapproval rate -Administration initiatives
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Troop withdrawals -Casualties -Administration's position -Press -Magazines -Laos and Cambodia -Administrations response -North Vietnamese presence -Reports on administration -US military activities -Laos -Need for public relation efforts Kissinger's schedule -Trip Press Haldeman entered at 10:50 am. Administration policies -Vietnam -Press -Economy -Support for the President -Confidence Packard -Kissingers conversation with Packard -The Presidents view -Role -Lucile Packard -Stanford -Possible Defense Department reorganization -Panama -Southern Command -Packard, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer and Kissinger -Views -President's schedule -Possible meeting, May 3, 1971 -Timing
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting, May 4, 1971 -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Southern Command -Packards view Southern Command -Packard's views -President's position -Importance -Military views -US Ambassadors -Latin America -Joint Chiefs of Staff -Packard -President's schedule, May 4, 1971 -Meeting with Packard -Kissinger's possible conversation with Packard -Panama Canal -Negotiations Kissinger's schedule -Trip to California -Timing Vietnam -President's policies -Establishment -Republic of South Vietnam -Support for US -Military -Para-military -Government -Officials -Communist takeover Ziegler entered at 10:53 am and Kissinger left. Ziegler's upcoming press conference -Scheduling -President's schedule -Trip to California
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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-Return date -First Marine Division -Ceremonies -Return date -Length of stay -Return date -Timing -Wording of statement -Return date -Schedule, May 4, 1971 -Republican leadership meeting Ehrlichman entered at 10:55 am and Ziegler left.
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
Air bags -Presidents position -President's upcoming meeting with Ford and Lide A. Iacocca -John A. Volpe's activities -Department of Transportation regulations -Federal Register -Administration's position -The Presidents upcoming meeting with Ford and Iacocca -The Presidents comments -Consumerism -Ford Economy -Manchester Guardian article -George P. Shultz and Connally -Arthur F. Burns -Interest rates -Presidents comments to Burns -Connallys role -Shultz -Administration's position -Possible White House statement -Burns' statement -Interest rates -Chase Manhattan Bank -Connallys view -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA]
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-Unknown man's statement -Connallys jurisdiction -Paul W. McCracken -Herbert Stein -Hendrik S. Houthakker -Connallys statement -Chase Manhattan Bank -Unknown CEA official comments -Effect on Connally -Presidents view -Burns -CEA -Connally's role -Chase National Bank -Presidents previous meeting with Burns -Discussion topics -Ehrlichmans recollection -Burns -Ehrlichman's possible conversation with Connally -Unknown CEA official -Ziegler's press statement -Briefing comments -Connallys role -Federal Reserve Board -CEA -Shultz -Connallys role -CEA -Need for coordination -McCracken -Connally President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Ford and Iacocca -Airbags -The Presidents view -Bumpers -The Presidents comments
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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Volpe -Tenure -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell -Role -Italians -Department of Transportation Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:55 am. President's schedule -Meeting with Ford and Iacocca Bull left at an unknown time before 11:08 am. Cabinet -Volpe -Role -Public relations -Meeting with the President -George W. Romney -Speech -Revenue sharing -Labor -Support for the President -Volpe -Role -Ehrlichmans view President's schedule -Visit to California -Legislative meeting, May 4, 1971 -Event at shipyard Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
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[Transcript #6: 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] Ford, Iacocca and an unknown man [Ziegler] entered at 11:08 am. Haldeman left. Greetings The unknown man left at 11:08 am. [General conversation] -Golf -Europe -Unknown man's trip -President's schedule [A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from April 1983 for Special Access 65, Whitmore v. General Motors Corporation, No. C82-500 A. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. Ford, Iacocca and Ehrlichman left at 11:43 am.
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Conversation No. 488-16 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 11:43 am - 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office
Conv. No. 488-15 (cont.)
The President met with Winton M. (Red) Blount and George P. Shultz. Greetings Economy -Interest rates -Arthur F. Burns -Ronald L. Ziegler -John D. Ehrlichman -Problems Blount's tenure -Postmaster General Shultz's meeting with James D. Corbett, April 26, 1971 -New York -University Club Postal Service -Wage negotiations -Labor -Contract negotiations -Costs Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:43 am. President's schedule -Meeting with ambassadors of Kuwait and Guinea Bull left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm. Postal Service Labor negotiations
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-Management's position -Postal supervisors -Previous contract -Outlook -Wage increases -Costs -Effect on government -Productivity improvements -Grievance procedures -Discipline -Management rights -Technology improvements -Wage increases -Impact on Government employees -Management's position -Shultz -Budget -Possible rate increase -Wage increases -Amount -Cost -Legislation -Comparability of pay -Government and private sector -President's options -Congress -Pay bills -Union activities -Procedures -Wage increases -Pressures -Effect on other government workers -Wage increases -Productivity -Negotiations -Timing -Fact-finding procedures -Arbitration -Importance -Decisions -Postal Service's position
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-Presidents view -Blounts role -Balance -Management's position -Compatibility of pay -Productivity Commission -Bargaining -Shultzs view -Procedures -Psychology -Union's position -Arbitration -Postal regions -Local post offices -Political influence -Reorganization of regions -Blounts view -Congress -Management's stance -Reductions-in-force -Presidents view -Closing of bases -Russell B. Long -Funds An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:43 am. Refreshment The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm. Postal Service -Reorganization -Blount -Postal regions -Administration's position -Organization -Top officials -Recruitment of talent -Businessmen -Gen. Leonard F. Chapman, Jr.
Conv. No. 488-16 (cont.)
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-Qualifications -Joint Chiefs of staff -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Age -Military -Presidents view -Gen. Lucius D. Clay, Jr. Conv. No. 488-16 (cont.) -Chapman -Ambassadors -Philippines -Raymond A. Spruance -Background -Douglas MacArthur -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Retirement -Salary -Retire Chief Executive officers -Bucky Newsom [sp?] -Bert S. Cross -Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company -Age -Robert C. Tyson -Previous assignment for the President -US steel corporation -Qualifications -Military -Air Force -Navy -Bernard Schreiver -Texas -Presidents view -Missiles Businesses -Hirings -Veterans -James F. Oates -Blacks Postal Service -Recruitment
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-Newsom [sp?] -Possible meeting with the President -Blount -Tenure -Newsom [sp?] -Boys clubs -Cleveland Conv. No. 488-16 (cont.) Blount's conversation with George C. Wallace -Moorer -Qualifications
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President's schedule -Possible visit to Alabama -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Scheduling -Meeting with ambassadors of Kuwait and Guinea
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FOREIGN RELATIONS
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-Previous Cabinet Meeting -United Nations [UN] -Other cities -New York -George H.W. Bush -Press coverage -Guinea -Building Blount's performance The President, Blount, and Shultz left at 12:16 pm.
Conv. No. 488-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-17 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:16 pm and 12:40 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service?] entered at an unknown time after 12:16 pm. Unknown activity President's schedule -Location The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 12:40 pm.
Conversation No. 488-18
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Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 12:43 pm - 12:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William Perkins, Gary Perkins, and John S. Davies; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions -Edward C. Nixon Photo President's schedule -Unknown man -Reception of foreign visitors -Ceremony -Meeting with ambassadors Seal Flags -Decorations Presentation of gifts -Cuff links -Golf balls Farewells W. Perkins, G. Perkins, and Davies left at 12:45 pm. Conv. No. 488-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-19 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule
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The President and Bull left at 12:46 pm.
Conversation No. 488-20 Conv. No. 488-18 (cont.) Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 1:10 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield and an unknown man met at an unknown time after 12:46 pm. President's Location -Schedule -Unknown Activity -Barber Shop Butterfield and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 1:10 pm.
Conversation No. 488-21 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 1:10 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Presidents location -Schedule The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 1:10 pm.
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Conversation No. 488-22 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 4:40 pm - 4:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman and an unknown man. President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Federal Reserve Board officials The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:52 pm. -Unknown meeting -Length Herbert W. Kalmbach's activities -Campaign contributions -Henry Ford II Paul Sontag [sp?] H.R. Haldeman was present at an unknown time after 4:40 pm. Ford Bernard J. ("Bunny") Lasker Edmund S. Muskie Haldeman left at an unknown time before 4:52 pm. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Lasker -Chefs -Madison Hotel Stock market -Presidents view -Publicity -Level of activity
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-U.S. News & World Report President's meeting with Russell B. Long -Government reorganization -Republicans -Liberals -Compared with revenue sharing Conv. No. 488-22 (cont.) Revenue sharing -Republicans -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Democrats -Liberals -Government reorganization -Stewart Alsop[?] Government reorganization -Department of Agriculture -John B. Connally -Andy Rouse -Proposals Economic policy -Connally's role -Administration spokesman -Paul W. McCracken -Statement -Presidents view -Ronald L. Ziegler -Arthur F. Burns -George P. Shultz -McCracken -Connallys role -Ehrlichman's role John A. Volpe -President's conversation with Haldeman -John N. Mitchell -Ambassador -Italy -Cabinet
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-Speaker Cabinet personnel -Italians -William T. Pecora -Unknown General Counsel -Possible appointments at Department of Health, Education, and Welfare -Donald H. Rumsfeld Conv. No. 488-22 (cont.) -Possible appointment -Volpe -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Hispanics -Future meeting between Ehrlichman, Haldeman, and Mitchell -Department of Agriculture -Clifford M. Hardin -Tenure -Opposition -American Farm Bureau Federation -Unknown man -Qualifications -Connally -Rogers C.B. Morton -Rumsfeld's possible role -Public relations ability President's previous meeting with Lide A. Iacocca and Ford -Air bag -The Presidents view -Seat belts -Development -Current problems -Administrations position -Delay -Volpe -Administration's position -Seat belts -Regulations -Implementation -Peter M. Flanigan -Schedule
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Office of Emergency Preparedness -Directorship -George A. Lincoln -National Security Council [NSC] -Price Daniel -Agnew -Staff -Lincoln -Reassignment -Tenure -Henry A. Kissinger -Gen. Andrew J. Goodpastor -The Presidents view -Politics -Ehrlichmans concern -Directorship -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Public relations -Budget -Candidates President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with Elmer H. Bobst Ehrlichman left at 4:52 pm.
Conv. No. 488-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-23 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:52 pm and 4:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Meeting with National Voluntary Action Committee leadership -Henry Ford II -Reception
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-Timing -Elmer H. Bobst -Rose Mary Woods -Voluntary action leadership -Location Bull left at an unknown time before 4:57 pm. Conv. No. 488-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 488-24 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 4:57 pm - 5:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Elmer H. Bobst Dictation -Machine -Problems -Memoranda -Charles H. Percy [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] Stephen B. Bull entered and left at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. Letter to Mayor James H. Tate -Revenue sharing -Tate's support -Public statement -Congress
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-Governors, mayors -Congress ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 57s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Letter from Nick Charles Unknown item [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] Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:57 pm. President's schedule -Bobst Bull left at an unknown time before 5:12 pm. [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 not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with voluntary action leadership
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-Unknown man (Bobst?) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 58s ] Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 **********************************************************************
Television -Coverage -Effect -Woods view President's schedule -Speech to Chamber of Commerce, April 26, 1971 -Reception -Welfare [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] Letters to Woods President's schedule -Meeting with Michael Newton -Picture -Jerald F. (Jerry) ter Horst -Meeting with Cathy ("Mim") Frazier -Cystic fibrosis child -ter Horst's reaction
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William P. Rogers and Bobst entered at 5:12 pm: the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Photograph -Rogers' schedule -Woods' schedule -Portrait of Washington Manolo Sanchez entered at 5:13 pm. Refreshment Sanchez and Woods left at 5:13 pm. President's schedule -Previous meeting with Domestic Council Rogers left at 5:13 pm. Cancer research -Chief Monzon -Bobst's role -Directorship -[Unintelligible first name] Richardson -Unknown man The President talked with the White House operator at 5:13 pm. [Conversation No. 488-24A] [See Conversation No. 2-47] [End of telephone conversation] Cancer research -Directorship -Unknown man -Qualifications -Ann Landers column -Telegrams -Congress -Progress
Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
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-Bobst -Clint, Hoffman-La Roche -Albert D. Lasker and Eric G. Johnson -New Jersey campaign -Bobst's activities -Bond committee -[Unintelligible name] -New Jersey campaign -Fundraising -Lasker -Executive committee -Unknown man -Murphy [Surname unknown] -Son -Dr. James S. Murphy -Margaretta ("Happy") Rockefeller -Bobst's activities -Women volunteers -Unknown woman -Fundraising -Bobsts financial supports -Bobsts activities -Funding -Speeches -American Cancer Society -Mary Laskers financial support -Scientists -Affiliations -Societies -Successes -Bobst's speeches abroad -Tokyo -Beirut -Athens -Rio de Janeiro -Venezuela -Mexico -National Institute of Health [NIH] -Bobsts meetings
Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:13 pm and
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5:24 pm. [Conversation No. 488-24B] [See Conversation No. 2-48] [End of telephone conversation] Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.) American Cancer Society -Management -Qualifications The President spoke with John D. Ehrlichman between 5:24 pm and 5:25 pm. [Conversation No. 488-24C] [See Conversation No. 2-49] [End of telephone] Cancer research -NIH -Candidates -Dr. Henry S. Kaplan -Stanford University -Bobst -Lung cancer -Previous research -Cigarette smoking -Deaths -Number -Michael E. DeBakey and [unintelligible name] -Tulane University -Research -Publicity -Bobst's committee -Lung cancer -Cigarette smoking -1950 article in British medical journal -London chimney sweepers -Coal tar -Incidents
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-Parallels -Deaths -Upcoming Peru meeting -Bobsts goals -Public awareness -Unknown man's reaction -[Unintelligible name] -Resolution -Relationship -Scientific committee -Non-smokers and smokers -Report -Health departments -American Cancer Society -Organizations -Projects -Lung cancer -Cigarette smoking -Incidents -Risk factors -Update -Coronaries -Risks -Chain smokers -American Cancer Society -Research -Bobst's activities -Institutions -National Research Council -Dr. Jonathan E. Rhoads -Committees -Grants -Funds -Applications -Harvard -Yale -Columbia -Wisconsin -Minnesota Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.
Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
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President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with National Voluntary Action leadership -Henry Ford II -Number -Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
Cancer -Research -Bobsts conversation with University presidents -Applications -Salaries -Teams -Grants -American Cancer Society -Research grants -Budget outlays -Basic research -NIH -Bobst -Staff -Accomplishments -Bobsts view -Expenditures -Bureaucracy -Effect -Applications -Basic research -Medical education -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Publicity -Importance -NIH -Budget -Spending -Leadership -Qualifications Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.
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President's schedule -Ehrlichman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. Cancer -Research -Committee -Head -Doctor -American Cancer Society -Bobsts role -Bobst's possible meeting with Kaplan -Ehrlichman -Kaplan -Position -Planning -Businessmen -Warner Lambert Pharmaceutical Company -Bobst Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm. President's schedule -Ehrlichman -National Voluntary Action leadership Bull left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. Warner Lambert Pharmaceutical Company -Gross sales -Prospects -First quarter -Earnings Economy -President's conversations with executives -First quarter -Improvements
Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
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Presentation of gifts -Cuff links -"Dodo" Bobst -Presidential paper weight -Tie clasp -Key chain Ehrlichman entered at 5:45 pm. Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
President's schedule -Upcoming meeting with National Voluntary Action leadership -Bobst's schedule NIH -Appropriations -Presidents view -Leadership -Bureaucracy -Breakthrough -Cancer Cancer program -Administration's position -Bobst's view -Leadership -Expenditures -Doctors -American Cancer Society -[Forename unknown] Shiely -Schedule Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:45 pm. Shiely's location Bull left at an unknown time before 5:52 pm. Cancer program -Management -Kaplan -Qualifications
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-Bureaucracy -Money -Overhead -Organization -Landers' column -Wires -Numbers -Directorship -Organization -Bureaucracy -Presidents view -Bobst's possible meeting with Kaplan -Kaplan -Qualifications -Directorship -Business background -American Cancer Society -Budget -Overhead President's schedule -National Voluntary Action leadership -Bobst's schedule Cancer -Crusade -Public concerns -State of the Union speech -Money -NIH -Administration's position -Smoking -Research -England -Cigarettes Bobst's schedule -Woods -"Dodo" Bobst -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
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Bobst and Ehrlichman left at 5:52 pm.
Conversation No. 488-25 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: 5:54 pm - 6:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull at 5:54 pm. President's schedule -National Voluntary Action leadership meeting -Length -Scheduling Edwin D. Etherington, Thomas R. Donnelly, Jr., Albert L. Cole, Max M. Fisher, Henry Ford II, Leonard H. Goldenson, Gustave Levy, Raymon H. Mulford, Frank Pace, Jr., Paul Sonnabend, W. Clement Stone, Lynn A. Townsend, and George L. Grassmuck entered. Bull left at an unknown time before 6:15 pm. Members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -Cole's schedule -Florida Photo session -Grouping [General Conversation] -Volunteer -Chrysler [Machine Noise] Voluntary action -President Conv. No. 488-24 (cont.)
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-Etherington -Leadership -Administration support -The President -Cabinet officials -Celebrity value -Merits -Organizations -New activities -Impetus -Boys Clubs -President's travels -Peace Corps -Youth -Older people -Creativity -President's schedule -Boys Club -Cystic fibrosis girl -Cathy ("Mim") Frazier -Michael Newton -Picture -President's support -Mrs. Nixon -Cabinet -Ideas -Form -Centers -Goals -Performance -Resources -Robert H. Finch -Grassmuck -Government funds -Planning -Success -Publicity -Successes -Advertisement -Centers -Coordination -Local level
Conv. No. 488-25 (cont.)
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-Agencies -National level -Agencies -Immunization program -Children -Program -Pragmatism -Centers -Goal -Pattern -Satisfactions -Examples -Publicity -Advertising -Rewards -Acceptance -Details -Deadline Schedule -Reception for Voluntary Action leadership Voluntary Action -Plan -President's dinner with [Forename unknown] Borden -President's support -Assets -Cabinet -Congressmen and Senators -Celebrities -Elvis A. Presley -Effect -President's meeting with Presley -Older people -Talent -Lenore Romney -Activities -Astronauts Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:54 pm. Schedule
Conv. No. 488-25 (cont.)
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-Sports personalities Voluntary action -Volunteers -Carl M. Yastrzemski Bull left at an unknown time before 6:15 pm. Conv. No. 488-25 (cont.) -Activities -Hank Aaron -Harmon Killebrew -President's meeting with Yastrzemski -Yastrzemski's activities [General conversation] -Children -John A. Scali -President's schedule -Reception for Voluntary Action group -Rose Garden The President, Etherington, et al., left at 6:15 pm.
Conversation No. 488-26 Date: April 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:15 pm and 6:19 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield and an unknown man met at an unknown time after 6:15 pm President's schedule -Presidents location -Upcoming reception for Voluntary Action Group Unknown Activity
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 6:19 pm.