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Date: 
Apr 29, 1971 - May 04, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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Conversation No. 490-1 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Upcoming meeting Bull left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 490-2 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: 12:04 pm - 12:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Valerija B. Raulinaitis, Robert E. Hampton, Barbara H. Franklin, Vicki L. Keller, Jayne B. Spain, Sallyanne Payton, Frederic V. Malek, and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions [General conversation] -Spains education -University of California, Berkeley Photo session -Location -Unknown Prime Minister [Camera noise]
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-Secretary of Defense -Melvin R. Laird -Congress -Spain's background -Civil Service Commission [Camera noise] Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.) [General conversation] -Movies -Love Story Bull and members of the press left at an unknown time before 12:23 pm. -President's forthcoming press conference -California Tricia Nixon -Look magazine President's schedule -Trip to California -Photos -Look magazine -Photographer -Cotter [Howell Conant] -National Broadcasting System [NBC] -California -Atomic reactor -Sea life -Crabs -Fish -Catalina sand dab -Grunion -Tuna -Florida Fighting Fish -Red snapper -Dollar [?] -Yellowtail
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-Filet -Catholics -Catalina sand dab -Fresh water -Press corps Administration appointments -Women -Viewpoint -White House staff -Robert J. Brown -Views -Concerns -Assistant Secretary of Navy -James E. Johnson -Minorities -Views -Women -Role -Women's liberation -Advantages over men -Swearing -Qualities -Sensitivity -Intuition -Thelma C. (Pat) Nixon -Reaction to events -Pragmatism -Emotionalism -Pressure -Men -Idealism -Young people -Idealism -New appointees possible role -Speaking up -Money -Professionalism -Clothes -Materialism -Interest in work
Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.)
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Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:04 pm. Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:23 pm. Spain's schedule -Upcoming speech in Chicago, April 30, 1971 -Investors of America -Attendees -Equal opportunity -Role of woman Equal opportunity -Women -Jobs -Song, Why Cant a Woman Be a Like a Man? -Treatment -Respect -Special qualifications -Intelligence -Creativity -Reaction -Discrimination -Women's liberation movement -Treatment Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 12:23 pm. Administration appointments -Women -Responsibilities -Talent search -Spain's upcoming speech in Chicago -Unemployment -Economy -Recent study -Education -Exceptional class -Genius class -Minorities and women
Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.)
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-Use by nation Presentation of gifts -Presidential seal -Women -Paper weights -Bow pins Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.) Hampton's performance Raulinaitis, et al., left at 12:29 pm. Look magazine -Pictures -Conant -Cover photograph -Tricia Nixon Stephen B. Bull entered at 12:30 pm. -Tricia Nixon's schedule Tricia Nixon entered and Bull left at 12:30 pm. -Cover photograph -California -Deadline -Timing -Picture -The Presidents schedule -April 30, 1971 -California trip -April 30, 1971 -Photographer -Conant -Location -President's schedule -Meeting Ziegler left at 12:33 pm.
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-Pictures -Trip to California -Ziegler -Pictures -Press photos -Carl M. Yastrzemski -Award Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.) [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 12:33 pm and 12:42 pm] [Conversation No. 490-2A] William P. Rogers -United Nations [UN] -Memorandum -State Department -George H.W. Bush Vietnam -Developments -Negotiations -Withdrawal deadline Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 12:33 pm. President's schedule -Photos with Tricia Nixon The President, Tricia Nixon, and Ziegler left at 12:42 pm.
Conversation No. 490-3 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:42 pm and 12:52 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered.
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President's location -Patio -Tricia Nixon The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 12:52 pm. Conversation No. 490-4 Conv. No. 490-2 (cont.) Date: April 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:42 pm and 12:52 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered. President's location -Press Secretary Bill [Unintelligible Surname] The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 12:52 pm.
Conversation No. 490-5 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: 12:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Howell Conant. Farewells Conant left at 12:52 pm.
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Conversation No. 490-6 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: 12:52 pm - 12:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.. President's schedule -Meeting
Conversation No. 490-7 Date: April 29, 1971 Time: 12:53 pm - 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam negotiations -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Dr. David K.E. Bruce -US proposals -Nguyen Van Thieu -South Vietnamese proposals -Presidents forthcoming press conference -Wording -US proposal -Possible questions -North Vietnamese statements -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh -Ceasefire -Presidents comments -POWs -North Vietnamese proposal -Wire service reports -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -North Vietnamese position
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Conditions -Press view -Madame Binh -US withdrawal -Extent -Timing -North Vietnamese proposals -Press -Possible US response -POWs -Philip C. Habibs view Haldeman entered at 1:00 pm. -Madame Binh -Wire service reports -Xuan Thuy -US withdrawal -Wording -Possible US position -Possible questions at press conference Haldeman's conversation with William P. Rogers -Rogers statement on Peoples Republic of Chin [PRC] -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Associated Press [AP] -Inaccuracy of comments -State Department -William B. Saxbe -John N. Irwin, II -Charles W. Bray, III PRC -US policy statements -American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE] meeting, April 16, 1971 -President's upcoming press conference, April 29, 1971 -Rogers statement -Wording -Presidents view -President's possible press statements -US strategy
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-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Haigs forthcoming telephone call to Dobrynin -Rogers previous comments -Haigs clarification -President's upcoming press conference -US policy -Henry A. Kissinger -Wire service reports -Presidents upcoming press conference -Presidents responses to possible questions -US policy -Haig's possible initiatives Vietnamese negotiations -North Vietnamese proposals -US withdrawal -Press Haig left at 1:06 pm.
Conv. No. 490-7 (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] President's schedule -Visit to California -[Howell Conant] -Formal portrait -Compared to Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Details President's television appearances -Mark I. Goode -Role -Content -William H. Carruthers
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-Memorandum -Concerns -Ronald W. Reagan -Leslie T. (Bob) Hope -James Francis (Jimmy) Durante -White House staff -Role of television -Atkins -Portrait -Camera -Technique -Substance -Delivery -Funds (Checkers) speech -Ted Rogers -Importance of substance -Make-up -Set -1960 debates -Production -Lighting -Presidents appearance -President's suit -Ted Rogers -Carruthers William P. Rogers -Trip -Turkey -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Statement on PRC -Trip -Turkey -Statement on PRC -Press
Conv. No. 490-7 (cont.)
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Conv. No. 490-7 (cont.) Oval Office windows -Spring -Open -Curtains Charles W. Colson -Schedule [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] The President and Haldeman left at 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 490-8 Date: Unknown between April 29 and May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm, April 29 and 7:39 am, May 4, 1971 Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered. Call to unknown person President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB]
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 7:39 am, May 4, 1971.
Conversation No. 490-9 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 7:55 am - 8:03 am Location: Oval Office 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] Stock market -Performance, May 3, 1971 -Profit-taking -Prospects -Investors -Funds President's schedule -Upcoming Republican leadership meeting -Length -Procedures -Clark MacGregor -Hugh Scott -Gerald R. Ford -Presidents experience -Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration -Senate and House reports -Agenda -Issues -Frank T. Bow Conv. No. 490-7 (cont.)
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-Cabinet meetings -Maurice H. Stans -MacGregor -Length -Agenda Meetings -Conduct [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] The President and Haldeman left at 8:03 am.
Conversation No. 490-10 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 10:04 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull, Alexander P. Butterfield, and an unknown man met. President's schedule -Meeting in Cabinet Room -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 10:04 am.
Conversation No. 490-11 Date: May 4, 1971
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Time: 10:04 am - 10:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends, Clark MacGregor, and Herbert G. Klein; this recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress. [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 Conv. No. V. Dellums, 8, Ronald 490-9 (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] Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. President's previous meeting with Republican leadership -Administration's domestic program -Revenue sharing -Public relations -Leaders statement -Lockheed -Leaders comments -John B. Connally and President's remarks -Employment -Presidents view -Peacetime jobs -Ziegler's possible statement -Statement by leadership -Connallys forthcoming statement -Birch Bayh, John V. Tunney, Hubert H. Humphrey, and Edmund S. Muskie -Supersonic Transport [SST] [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]
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[General conversation] Klein's appearance on "Morning Show" Scott, Ford, Arends, MacGregor, Ziegler and Klein left at 10:12 am.
Conv. No. 490-11 (cont.) Conversation No. 490-12 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 10:12 am - 10:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Meetings with the President -Clark MacGregor -Cabinet -Leadership -MacGregor and John D. Ehrlichman -National Security Council [NSC] -Henry A. Kissinger -MacGregor Oval Office -Feeling Haldeman's staff -Meeting [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 Presidents Commission on School Finance
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-Length -Patrick J. Buchanan -Private schools -Meetings -Volunteers -Edwin D. Etherington -Neil H. McElroy -United Nations [UN] commission -Henry Cabot Lodge Congress Dictatorships Meetings -Youth conference Congress -Morale -Direction The President and Haldeman left at 10:30 am.
Conversation No. 490-13 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:30 am and 11:36 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull and unknown people (Secret Services agents) entered.
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:36 am.
Conv. No. 490-12 (cont.) Conversation No. 490-14 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 11:38 am - 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, David Packard, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings Weather President's schedule -Forthcoming "Salute to Agriculture" [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] Southern Command -Problem -Possible changes -Arguments -Presidents view -Latin America -Dictatorships -Chile -Peru -Argentina
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-Brazil -World Command structures -South America and Africa sub sahara -Command structure -Justification changes -Political and diplomatic issues -Military role -Panama Canal negotiations -Panama Canal -Defense -Atlantic Command -Organization options -Washington, DC -Panama -Defense Department -Reorganization -Military assistance program -Korea -Nixon Doctrine -Military assistance program -Reorganization -Presidents view -Command structure -Benefits -Joint Chiefs' views -Military role -Military governments -Inter-American Defense College -Chile -Salvador Allende Gossens -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Law-of-the-sea -Moorers concern -US relations with Latin nations -Peru -Juan Velasco Alvarado -Military sales in Latin America -US influence in Latin America -Organization -Location -Washington, DC
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Panama -Communication -Possible structure -Chain of command -Effectiveness -Packards view -Restructuring -Joint Chiefs' views -Reorganization -Chain of command structure -US embassy role -Department of Defense role -Effect on missions -Hemisphere defense -USSR -US contacts with Latin America leaders -Military sales in Latin America -Transition period -Objectives -Brazil -Dominican Republic -1965 operation -Moorers experience -World War II -Italy -Unified Command -Preparedness -US presence in Latin America -President's possible options -US security Military Assistance Program -Africa -Ethiopia -Zaire -Sese Seko Mobutu -US military command -Structure Vietnam -Unknown General in helicopter
Conv. No. 490-14 (cont.)
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-Magazine story -Possible administration response -My Lai -Press stories -Unknown General -Investigation -Military justice -Support for Military Southern Command -Arguments -The Presidents decision -Defense policy group -Goddard (?) -Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr. Moorer, Packard, and Haig left at 12:03 pm.
Conv. No. 490-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 490-15 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 490-16 Conv. No. 490-14 (cont.) Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 12:03 pm - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Oval Office -Appearance -Trees President's schedule -Charles W. Colson [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 at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. President's schedule, May 5, 1971 Bull left at an unknown time before 12:09 pm. Colson entered at 12:09 pm. [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
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accuracy.] [End of transcript] Capitol bombing -Unknown woman -Involvement -Commune -Georgetown [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] Press corps Haldeman and Colson left and Rose Mary Woods entered at 12:29 pm.
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President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Jeane L. Dixon
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Annenberg -President's meeting with Prime Minister [Maurice] Harold MacMillan and [Elizabeth, Queen of England] Elizabeth II, 1958 -Edward R.G. Heath -President's previous conversation -Donation to Heath Conv. No. 490-16 (cont.) President's schedule -Meeting with Dixon -Length -Woods Woods left at 12:35 pm.
Conversation No. 490-17 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:35 pm and 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jean L. Dixon and Rose Mary Woods. Greetings Dixon's health -Dr. William O. Chase [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] Dixon's schedule -Claude R. Kirk, Jr. -Florida -Reubin O. Askew
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Askew Dixon's evangelical activities -Universities -Mississippi -Colorado -New Jersey -Seattle -Unknown boy -Ten Commandments -Speeches -Questions and answers -Techniques -Revivalism -Entrances and exits -Philadelphia -President's 1962 California gubernatorial race -John F. Kennedy -Democrats -1964 campaign -Lyndon B. Johnson -1968 campaign -Book -Audiences -New American Bible -Reverend [unintelligible] Hartigan -Franciscan -Philadelphia -Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. -Bible -Vietnam -Robert F. Kennedy -Cabinet -Leadership -Speeches -Length -Young people -Approach -Paul Henry [?}] -Johnson -Television interview
Conv. No. 490-16 (cont.)
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-Joseph Dean(sp?) -Nikita S. Krushenev -Questions -Article -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Arms Control -Cyrus R. Vance -Johnson -Paul H. Nitze -Gerard C. Smith -Nitze Dixon's schedule -Harriet Morgan -Stephen and Mrs. Wallace -Readers Digest Presentation of gifts -Presidential seal -Pen President's schedule Dixon's schedule -Lunch -Patriotism President's leadership Dixon and Woods left at an unknown time before 1:11 pm.
Conv. No. 490-17 (cont.)
Conversation No. 490-18 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:35 pm and 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Weather The President and Sanchez left at 1:11 pm. Conv. No. 490-17 (cont.) Conversation No. 490-19 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:11 pm and 2:05 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people (Secret Service agents) entered.
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 2:05 pm.
Conversation No. 490-20 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 2:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at 2:05 pm.
Conversation No. 490-21 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 2:05 pm - 2:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 2:12 pm. -Oval Office -Window -Document signing -Roy L. Ash -Service awards -Federal service -Civilian -Date Butterfield left at 2:12 pm.
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Conversation No. 490-22 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 2:14 pm - 3:06 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 490-20 (cont.) The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. [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] Lockheed -Congressional leadership -Statements to the Press Vietnam -Prisoner of War [POWs] -Sweden -Proposal -Press story -US response -Paris -International Red Cross -Zieglers comments -Return -Sick and wounded -Zieglers comments -John A. Scali -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Gen. Daniel (Chappie) James, Jr. -Press -Pictures -Television -Cameras
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-Scali -Defense Department -Scenario -Return of POWs -Numbers -Coverage Press -Claude Erwin [sp?] and Peter Lisagor -News stories -Camp Pendleton -Press conference, April 29, 1971 -"Salute to Agriculture" -POWs Presidents previous press conference -Questions -Domestic policy -Lt. William L. Calley, Jr. -Press Political news stories -Lockheed -Administration position Southern California Shipyard contracts -Administration position President's schedule, May 7, 1971 -"Salute to Agriculture" -Clifford M. Hardin -Speech Public relations efforts -Radio speech -Event Southern California Shipyard contracts -News -West coast -John D. Ehrlichman
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H.R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 2:30 pm. -Possible announcement -Shipyard -Union -Copley newspapers Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.) Media -Newspapers -Copley newspapers -Hobart D. Lewis -Santa Monica Outlook -San Diego Union [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] Haldeman talked to an unknown person at an unknown time between 2:20 pm and 3:02 pm. [Conversation No. 490-22A] President's schedule -Meeting with John N. Mitchell -Reschedule [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -POW return -Scali -US position -Publicity -Press -Television crews -Scali
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-Benefit to the Administration -Ziegler Haldeman's previous conversation with William P. Rogers -Rogers location -Middle East -Cairo -Lebanon -Rogers trip to the Vatican -POWs -Vietnam -Rogers trip to Middle East -Jordan -[Hussein, King of Jordan] Hussein ibn Talal -Lebanon -Egypt -Press coverage -Israel -Schedule -Spain Vietnam -Dr. David K.E. Bruce -Haig -POW return -International Red Cross [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] Southern California shipyard contracts -Announcement event -Publicity -Los Angeles Times -Erwin -San Diego
Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.)
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-George Putnam -Television -Todd shipyards -Long Beach -San Diego -Publicity -Senators -John V. Tunney and Alan Cranston -Lockheed -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Vote -Pete Wilson -Congressmen -Senators -Media -Press -Union representatives -Navy -Governor -Corporate and union representatives -White House -Los Angeles Times and Hearst newspaper -Copley newspaper -Alan Lidow -Cliff Evans -Networks -Metromedia -Westinghouse -RKO -Golden Western -Life Possible press stories -"Salute to Agriculture" -School finance commission -Rogers trip -POW return Presidents schedule -Meeting with Presidents Commission on School Finance -Neil H. McElroy
Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.)
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-Dr. Dorothy M. Ford -Whittier, CA -Discussion with the President Schools -Teachers -Funding -Catholic -Enrollment -Ghetto children -Benefits -Nuns
Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.)
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Rev. Philip F. Berrigan -Letters -Time magazine -Sister Elizabeth McAlister
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-Time magazine Vietnam -POW return -Scali -Rogers -State Department -Scali -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Need for public relations -Networks -US policy -Enemy POWs -Publicity -Television -Public relations effort -US return of North Vietnam prisoners -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -Television
Conv. No. 490-22 (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] Marijuana -Legality -Presidents previous comments -Penalty -Use -Smoking -Haldeman's daughter -Friend -University of Southern California [USC] -Haldemans comments -Legalization
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldemans view -Prison terms -Unknown Texas man -Unknown New Jersey youth -Use -Drug base Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.) [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] Drugs -Lysergic acid diethylamide [LSD] -Use -Unknown youth -Stanford University -Consequence of taking LSD -Health -Danger -President's cousin -Son -Suicide -Unknown youth -Joke Stephen B. Bull entered and Ziegler left at 3:02 pm. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:06 pm Presidents schedule -Upcoming meeting with Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Participation -Time -Usefulness
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Pep talk -Staff President's call to William P. Macomber, Jr. -Macomber's schedule -Macomber comments Joseph J. Sisco -Role -Kissinger Haldeman left at 3:06 pm. Conv. No. 490-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 490-23 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 3:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?]. Schedule Bull [?] left at 3:06 pm.
Conversation No. 490-24 Date: May 4, 1971 Time: 3:07 pm - 6:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez and John D. Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz. President's schedule Sanchez left at 3:07 pm.
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting with Lt. Col. Robert J. McCormick and John B. Connally -[Lockheed case] -Timing Riot report -Bomb -Radio -John W. Dean, III
Conv. No. 490-22 (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] An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time during the transcribed portion. President's schedule -Connally -Upcoming Quadriad meeting Fred J. Borch -Letter to President -Connally "Salute to Agriculture", May 7, 1971 -John C. Whitaker -Clifford M. Hardin -Dr. Norman E. Borlaug -Hardin's role Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 3:17 pm. [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.]
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of transcript] Ziegler left at 3:19 pm. Revenue sharing -Administration efforts -Gerald R. Ford -Shultz's conversation with Wilbur D. Mills -General revenue sharing -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Speeches -Democrats -Congress -Cities -Mayors -County officials -Administration efforts -Mills -Administration's program -Formulas -Need factor -Per capita income -Shultz's conversation with Mills -Congressional hearings -Administration program -H.R.1 -Cities -Meeting -John W. Byrnes -Mills -Byrnes -Fords role -The Presidents view -Mills -Administration strategy -Loss of revenue -Welfare reform -Possible effect on revenue sharing -Congressional liaison staff -Edwin L. Harper and Richard P. Nathan -Ford, Mills, and Byrnes
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Richard K. Cook and Clark MacGregor -Ford -Mayors -Congress -Mills -Possible motivation -General revenue sharing -Welfare reform -Shultz's possible conversation with Byrnes -Ford -Role -MacGregor -William E. Timmons -Possible administration initiative -Congress -Democrats -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -George S. McGovern -Possible alternative strategy -Senate Government Operations Committee -Muskie -MacGregor's views -Senate -Mills -Byrnes -General revenue sharing -Prospects -Mayors -Public comments -Support for the President -House Ways and Means Committee -Public relations efforts -Mills -Possible administration exploitation of issue -Mayors -Shultz's possible meeting with Ford and Byrnes -Shultzs previous meeting with Byrnes -Labor negotiation -Tax compromise
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Strategy -MacGregor -Cook -Mills relations with MacGregor Mills -Mills activities -Possible Presidential candidacy -Ways and Means Committee -Speeches George H. Mahon Revenue sharing Budget -Expenditure ceilings -Mahon -Carl B. Albert -Funds -Supplemental appropriations -1971, 1972 budgets -Mahon -Congressional action -Effect on President -President's possible position -Shultz's conversation with Mahon -Problems -Frank T. Bow -Debt ceiling -Views -President's position Shultz's meeting with Steven D. Bechtel -George Meany Meany -National Commission on Productivity -Views on Kennedy, Humphrey, Muskie -Views on President's foreign and economic policies -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bechtel's views -James P. Mitchell -Administration cooperation with Meany -Lyndon B. Johnson -Support for President's foreign policies -Humphrey, Kennedy, Muskie -Vietnam -Possible meeting with President -Schedule Breeder reactor -Chet Holifield's letter to President -Press account Minimum wage -James D. Hodgson -John B. Connally -Level -Administration position -Mills proposal -Labor proposal -Dent bill -Impact -Differential -18 and 19 year olds -Industrial and agricultural workers -Hodgson's proposal -Agriculture Department -Connally's view -Farm bureaus -Hearings -Hodgson -Possible administration position -Possible announcement -Timing -Differential -Teenagers -Agriculture -Youth unemployment -Teenagers -Youth unemployment
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administration efforts Welfare reform -Committee -States -Benefit level -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] proposal -State option Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.) -Relief rolls -Political impact -Prospects -Work requirements -State contributions -Administration position -Federal regulations -HEW -HEW proposal -John G. Veneman and Elliot L. Richardson -Jerome M. Rosow -Administration liaison staff -Brynes position -President's August 1970 statements [The President talked with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman at an unknown time between 3:19 pm and 4:10 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24A] Poll on welfare -Figures -Questions [End of telephone conversation] Welfare reform -Administration position -Residence requirements -Arizona Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 3:19 pm.
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Poll on welfare -Questions -Work requirements -Availability of work -Menial labor -Cutting costs -Reducing welfare to cut taxes Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.) Welfare reform -Political issue -Administration program -Family assistance plan -Goals -Political issue -Purpose -Present proposals -Administration program -Public relations -HEW -Bill -Structure -Jurisdiction -Department of Labor -HEW -States -Benefit level responsibility -Options -HEW proposal -Benefit level -Presidents view -California -New York -California delegation -Congress -Governor -Republicans and Democrats -HEW proposal -Residency requirements -Arizona -New York -Supreme Court decision
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Federal assistance -State increments -Eligibility rules -Committee -Ronald W. Reagan -Nelson A. Rockefeller -State delegation -Cities and mayors -Political issue -Benefits -Public opinion -Mills view -Russell B. Long -Support for Administrations efforts -Liberals -Conservatives -Public opinion -Purpose -Rolls -Political impact -Presidents previous speech -Benefit levels -Effect on states -Federal program -President's position
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
Revenue sharing -Presidents meeting with Republican leadership, May 4, 1971 -William B. Widnall -Age -Towns -Sewers and water -Size -Rural development assistance -Ehrlichman's possible call to Widnall -Possible meeting with the President -George W. Romney -Agnew -Harper -Bergen County -Republicans
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Desalinization -Edward E. David, Jr. -Report -Costs -Rogers C.B. Morton -Energy -President's World War II experience Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.) -Green Island -South Pacific Combat Air Transport Command [SCAT] -Fungus -Edward Tellers view -Nuclear energy -Peaceful uses -David -Possible study -Interior Department, Office of Saline Water -Walter J. Hickel -Chung-Ming Wong -David -Possible administrative initiatives -Long range plan -Howard E. Baker, Jr. -Lewis L. Strauss -Middle East -Power -Nuclear power plants -California -North Africa -Middle East -Wastelands -Population -Chung-Ming Wongs travels -Saudi Arabia -Possible administration initiatives -Costs -Interior Department -Role -Possible reorganization -Breeder reactor -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible name change -James C. Fletcher -Interior Department Mayor Richard J. Daley -Relations with administration [Transcript #3: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.) 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 left at 4:10 pm. Dr. Benjamin (McLane) Spock -Work -Babies -Money Daley -Schedule -David M. Kennedy -Possible meeting with President Mayors -Democrats -Ted Kennedy -Resources -Peter F. Flaherty -Pittsburgh -Public service employment bill -Revenue sharing Public service employment bill -President's conversation with Robert J. Dole -Administration's position [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,
49 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] President's schedule Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.) [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:10 pm and 4:20 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24B] [See Conversation No. 2-73] [End of telephone conversation] Walter E. Washington -Effect of demonstrations on tourism White House grounds -Shrubs Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:10 pm President's schedule -Last meeting with Meany -Date Bull left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm. -Lockheed -SST Lockheed -Labor [The President talked with Washington between 4:20 pm and 4:22 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24C] [See Conversation No. 2-74]
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of telephone conversation] Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:22 pm. President's schedule -Last meeting with Meany -Date -Meany -Henry A. Kissinger -Lockheed -Hodgson -Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Scheduling -Lockheed -Hodgson Bull left at an unknown time before 4:27 pm. -Jobs Employment -Figures -Release -Meany President's schedule -Upcoming Quadriad meeting [The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:22 pm and 4:27 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24D] Breakfast -Meeting with Meany -Date -Lockheed -Shultz and Usery -Hodgson [End of telephone conversation]
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:22 pm and 4:27 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24E] [See Conversation No. 2-75] [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichman left at 4:28 pm. Arthur F. Burns, Paul W. McCracken, Paul A. Volcker, and Bull entered at 4:29 pm. Connally's schedule McCracken's trip to Alaska Bull left at 4:29 pm. Burns letter to President -Los Angeles [The President talked with Richard G. Kleindienst between 4:29 pm and 4:31 pm] [Conversation No. 490-24F] [See Conversation No. 2-76] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's schedule International monetary system -Connally's schedule -US interest rates -Short-term capital -Speculation -Flow -Markets -Federal Republic of Germany [West Germany] -Exchange rates -Conditions in West Germany Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Political situation -Coalition government -Elections -Schleswig-Holstein -Inflation -Economic situation -Business indicator -Inflation -Exchange rates -Central Bank -Discount rate -International capital flows -Inflation -European Economic Community [EEC] -Meeting -Karl Schiller -Views on European monetary policies -Possible floating of currencies -Eurodollar market -EEC views -France -Leak -Market response -West Germany -Economic situation -Economic research bureaus -Floating Deutsche mark -Possible initiatives -Internal politics -Exchange rates -Special taxes -Incomes policy -Inflation rate -Gross National Product [GNP] -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Wages -Inflation concerns -Historical experience
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
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-Incomes policy -Corporations -Borrowing from foreign markets -Exchange rates -Economic options -Possible impact of West German policies -Swiss Franc, Dutch Guilder, Belgian Franc -French Franc -Japanese Yen -Dollar -Move toward other currencies -1969 situation -Speculation -Dollar outflow -United Kingdom Pound, French Franc -Weakness of dollar -[Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Belgium] -Gold -West Germany -Attitude toward dollar -Floating currencies -Possible US position -French position -Possible West German position -Timing of possible decision -Possible US responses to floating currency -Persuading West Germany -German policy -Effect on speculation
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US responsibility for situation -US concern for monetary system -Stance toward other currencies -Floating dollar -Gold policy -Negotiations -Dangers for US -Depreciation -Speculative movements -Stocks and bonds -Value of Dollar -Uncertainty -US balance of payments -Outlook -Views -Protection of dollar -Risk of borrowing -Exchange protection -Devaluation -Arrangements -Financial commitments -Confidence -Pessimism -Optimism -Domestic programs -Connally -Need for economic strategy -Possible West German initiatives -Political situation -Views of foreign markets and governments -Revaluation of foreign currencies -Ambivalence -Speculation -Academic theses -Benign neglect -US balance of payments -Complexity -Exchange rates -Burns meetings with business groups -Foreign competition -Business views
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for long view -Short-term problems -Temporary solutions -Capital controls -Germans -Readjustment -Yen, Guilder, Franc, German mark -Relation to dollar -Ongoing problems -US objectives -US exports and imports -Uncertainties -Possible effect on US economy of devaluation -Exchange market -Hard currency -Savings bank -Stock and bond markets -Liquidations -Stock Market performance, May 4, 1971 -Drop -Business activity -Financial markets -Long-term effects -Exports and imports -Demand -Dollar -Capital controls -Balance of payments -Aid -Competitive position -Protectionism -Industries -Steel -Textiles -Shoes -Foreign reaction -Devaluation of dollar -Possible West German activity -Effect on common market -Agricultural policy -Exchange rate -European integration
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Financial impact -Common market -Depreciation of dollar -Capital imports -Possible benefits -Exchange rate -Parities -Competitive advantage -Confidence in US economy -Inflation -Stability -Growth -Risks -Common market -Possible protectionism
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
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-Possible effect on US economy -US balance of payments -Capital outflows -West Germany -Economy -Duration of boom -US balance of payments -Short-term capital out flows -Manageability
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Deficit -Amount -Possible US position -Economy -West Germany -Political situation -Unemployment -Finances -Willy Brandt -Ludwig Erhard -Fiscal policies -Social democrats John B. Connally entered at 5:15 pm. -Compared to 1970 situation -British and French -Estimation of crisis -Possible US options -Volcker's conversation with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Possible West German policy -Inflation -Election -Fiscal and incomes policy -Controls -Exchange rates -Speculation -Timing of possible announcement -Possible US negotiating position -Brandt -Contacting Karl Schiller's ministry -Undersecretary
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
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-Effect on monetary system -Possible West German statement -Burns trip to West Germany -Central Bank -Karl Klasen -Klasen's role -Brandt -West Germany -Political situation Bull and an unknown man entered at an unknown time after 5:15 pm. Quadriad meeting -Schedule -Publicity -Photo -Press Bull and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 6:19 pm. International Monetary System -Possible US negotiating position -Possible West German initiative -Reserves -Possible US responses to West German monetary system -Statement -Cooperation on international monetary system -Domestic considerations -Treasury Department -Absorbing dollars -Funding central bank balances in US -Interest rates -Stimulus -Fiscal devices
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Easy credit -Domestic considerations -Secretary of the Treasury -Responsible steps -Interest rates -Necessity -Revaluation of German mark -Presidents possible call to Germans -Timing -Possible US position -Political difficulties -Effect of floating German mark -Domestic problems abroad -Possible German revaluation -Possible influx of dollars into central bank -Possible International Conference -Previous meeting on problem -Monetary policy -Weakness of dollar -Crisis -Negotiations -Difficulties -Floating rate -Risks -Domestic repercussions -Common market -Revaluation of German mark -Effect on US position -Rebuilding of monetary system -West Germany -Political situation -Revaluation of German mark -Inflation -Possible impact of West Germany monetary -Stock market -Compared to earlier situation -Weakness of dollar -Fundamental questions -Uncertainties -Dislocations in financial markets -US balance of payments
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Trade -Outlook -Compared with 1964 -Pressures for protectionism -Controls -Investment -Possible US statement -West Germany -Fiscal situation -Readjustments -Fundamental issues -Possible US initiatives -Rates of exchange -Difficulties for US -Shifts of money -Possible credit problems and bankruptcies -Risks for US -Trade -US trade imbalance -Germans, Japanese, Canadians -Long-term solutions -Devaluation of dollar -Trade -Relative prices -Exchange rates -Monetary aspect of problem -Dollar -Revaluation -Expectations -Possible US responses to West German monetary policy -Floating currencies -Negotiations -Suspension of gold payments -Dangers -New monetary systems -International Conference -Possible US statement -West Germany -Possible position -Possible call to West Germans
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)
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-Possible US posture -Possible Treasury statement -State Department -Tactical differences -Press inquiries -Burns -Public statements -Volcker's forthcoming call to Schiller -Burns forthcoming call to Klasen -Brandt
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62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible Treasury statement -Timing -Press inquiries -New York Times -Content -Press inquiries -Calls to West Germans -Possible leaks by journalists -Possible flood of dollars into German central bank -Revaluation of German mark -Possible West German statement -Exchange rates -Possible calls to West Germans -Theme -Continuity -Possible West German posture -Fundamental issues -Weekend meeting -Possible US statement -Content -Objectives -Exchange rates -Fixed -Japanese -Germans -Revaluation of currencies -Japan -Germany -Other countries -Effect on gold prices -Rise The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 6:19 pm.
Conv. No. 490-24 (cont.)