494

Date: 
May 08, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 494-1 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:16 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Harry S. Truman's birthday -A telegram from President Bull left at an unknown time before 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 494-2 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:16 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Ronald L. Ziegler -Length -Press coverage -Photographers, reporters -Length Bull left at an unknown time before 10:05 am.
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Conversation No. 494-3 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: 10:15 am - 10:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Walter E. Washington, Jerry V. Wilson, Hugh McClellan Exton, Roland Merrill Gleszer, Charles Southward, and John W. Dean. Greetings Washington, D.C. demonstrations -Current situation [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] Ronald L. Ziegler and members of the press entered at 10:20 am. [Camera noise] Philadelphia and other cities Ziegler, et al., left at 10:23 am. [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] Mother's Day Gifts from President -Cufflinks
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-Wives, secretaries -Golf President's appreciation for work Washington, et al., left at 10:32 am.
Conversation No. 494-4 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: 10:33 am - 1:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's schedule -Previous meeting -Dinner, May 7, 1971 -Glen Campbell -Johnny Cash -May 8, 1971 -John D. Ehrlichman
Public opinion polls -Time of completion -Time of release -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Narrative report -White House cover sheet -Content -Distribution of Congressional leaders -Gerald R. Ford -Another poll -Possible results -White House cover sheet -US withdrawal from Vietnam -George H. Gallup
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Checks on figures -Haldeman's work -Questions -Wording "Salute to Agriculture" -Coverage -News Summary -Lawrence F. (Larry) O'Brien -Lyndon K. (Mort) Allin -Thomas E. (Tom) Jarriel -President's appearance at Agriculture Department -Farmers' complaints -Reasons -Cost -Release of figures -Manufacturers -Agriculture Department exhibit -John C. Whitaker -Need for public relations coordinator -Agriculture Department staff -Cost -Public opinion -O'Brien -Dinner, May 7, 1971 -Farmers and wives -Press coverage of numbers -Farm leaders and editors -Previous farm dinners -Effort involved -Coverage -News summary -Television, written press -Planning and coverage -A film for distribution -Farm publications -Dinner, May 7, 1971 -Number of farmers present -Coverage -Compared with labor dinners -Head of grain The National Grange
Conv. No. 494-3 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Head of the American Farm Bureau Federation -Head of farmers' organizations and unions -Coverage -Possible White House response Business Council meeting -Coverage -White House staff Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -A statement on inflation -Ronald L. Ziegler and staff -George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, Peter M. Flanigan, Peter G. Peterson -President's record on business -John B. Connally -Flanigan, Peterson -President's future meetings -White House counter efforts -Flanigan -"Gideon's Army" Salute to Agriculture -Dinner attendees, May 7, 1971 -California farmers -Bruce Gibbon -Position in 1960 election -Rose Mary Woods -Position in 1960 and 1968 elections -[Ray J.?] Arbuthnot -[Forename unknown] Cox (?) -Gibbon -Future attendees at social functions -Criteria -Gibbon -Government subsidies Cotton subsidy program -California dealers -Southern senators and California senators -Future action by President Salute to Agriculture -Dinner attendees, May 7, 1971
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-California farmers -Gibbon -Woods -Possible contribution to President -Woods -Seating -Seating at President's table -Gibbon's philosophy -John N. Mitchell -A youth's question concerning D.C. demonstrations -Mitchell's response -Seating for President's table -Youth Public relations -Agricultural programs -Value -An unknown man -Statement about agricultural exhibit -Possible response by Robert J. Dole -Perception of President White House correspondents dinner, May 8, 1971 -Award to Max Frankel -Ziegler -President's attendance -Time of arrival -Possible photograph -An award to President Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. President's schedule -Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 10:53 am.
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
White House Correspondents' dinner -An award for President -A torch by a silversmith -American Revolution -John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Richard Nixon quotations
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John P. Sutherland -President's attendance -Award to Frankel Ziegler entered at 10:53 am. [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 494-4 (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] White House Correspondents dinner, May 8, 1971 -Award to Frankel -President's attendance -Photograph -Schedule -Award to Frankel -President's attendance -Time of arrival -Raymond Clapper Memorial Award -Sutherland's remarks -Award to Frankel -Clapper Memorial Award -President's attendance -New York Times -Possible photograph -President's attendance -Time of arrival -Schedule -President's arrival -Awards presentation -Sutherland's remarks -Entertainment -Award to President -President's remarks -Sutherland's role -Delaware Room -President and entertainers photograph -Julie and David Eisenhower
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Clapper -Role -Location -Head table -Cabinet officers -Association officers -Ziegler -President's attendance -Timing -Frankel, Clapper Memorial Award -Ziegler's role Ziegler left at 11:00 am. Clapper -Political philosophy
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
[Transcript #2: A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M. Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] [End of transcript] Public relations -Foreign policy accomplishments -John B. Connally's advice -Cancer program -Value -National Institutes of Health [NIH], Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Possible action -Domestic Council -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Edward L. Morgan -Position -Work -Compared with Herbert G. Klein's office -Narcotics program -Egil ("Bud") Krogh, Jr. -Morgan
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mitchell -Melvin R. Laird -William P. Rogers -Government reorganization -Morgan -Health program -Elliot L. Richardson -Cole -Haldeman's efforts -Cole -Importance for domestic programs -Ehrlichman and Domestic Council -Efforts -Significance -Tax program -1972 election issue -Foreign policy -1972 election -Accomplishments -Congress -Domestic programs -Cole and staff -Efforts -Importance -Ehrlichman -Seminars at Camp David -Issues in 1972 election -Economy and Vietnam war -Ehrlichman's staff work -New American Revolutions -Importance -President's accomplishments -Public perception White House Correspondents dinner -Award to President -New American Revolution -Clayton Fritchey's column Public relations -Cancer program -Cole's work
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cole, Morgan -Division of labor -President's role -Christmas event[?] 1972 campaign -Rationale for federal grants -Peter M. Flanigan -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Federal budget compared with Kennedy family's money -Deficits -Inflation and unemployment Ehrlichman's seminars -Cole -1972 legislative programs -President's program for second term
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
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White House staff organization -Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Staff -Morgan, Whitaker Public relations -Connally
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-Department of the Treasury -Work -Unemployment statistics -Networks, newspapers -White House efforts -Future -President's San Clemente press conference -Klein -Business Council -Inflation -Flanigan, Shultz -White House staff -Cancer program -Cole -President's responsibility, HEW responsibility -President's role in decision making -Kissinger's, Shultz's, and Ehrlichman's papers -Pressures
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
[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] "Salute to Agriculture" -Dinner -Glen Campbell's band -Appearance -Campbell's statements -Support for the President Press -An unknown man -Unknown women "Salute to Agriculture" -Response of farmers and farm organizations -Department of Agriculture -Long-term benefit
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press -Compared with labor press Presidential appearances -Importance -Connally Economy Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -A May 8, 1971 New York Times article -Predictions by President, McCracken, Shultz, Connally Arms Control -Edmund S. Muskie -Effect of possible Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] treaty -Democrats -Effect of a SALT treaty -President's, Haldeman's, Kissingers, and Alexander M. Haig's views -Public opinion -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -War -John F. Kennedy's test ban treaty -Clifford P. Case -Proposal concerning testing -Testing -SALT treaty -William P. Rogers -President -USSR -Rogers, Gerard C. Smith -Congressional Leaders -Announcement Ehrlichman and Shultz -Dedication Rogers -Trip -Work -Kissinger -President's foreign policy objectives -Rogers' foreign policy efforts
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press coverage -Middle East -Future Foreign policy -Rogers efforts -Kissinger -President policy -Backgrounders -Precedent -Appearances on television, radio -Appearances before editors -President's previous press conference -Chicago Daily News editorial -President's April 7, 1971 speech -Points White House staff -Recognition of needs -Planning -Importance -Cole, Edwin L. Harper -Ehrlichman Public relations -Morgan, Krogh, Ehrlichman, and Cole -Defined -President's trip to Gateway East -President's trip to San Clemente -An event -Richard Nixon Beach -Gateway East trip -Cole's and Haldeman's conversation -Naming of park -President, Mrs. Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox, David Eisenhower -Freedom Park -Naming of public buildings -Mayors -"Sam Jones" -Huey Long -Naming of park
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Eisenhower Park Ziegler entered at 11:35 am. President's schedule -Gateway East -Ziegler's announcement -Attendees Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -Senate and House Interior Committees -Mayors -Helicopter -Press -Importance -Mayors, governors, Secretary of the Interior, press, senators, Interior Committee -Jacob K. Javits -Rogers C.B. Morton -Kenneth A. Gibson -Whitaker, Dwight L. Chapin, Ehrlichman -Interior Committee senators -Role in legislation -Whitaker Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:35 am. Legislation -Staff response -Revenue sharing -A forthcoming meeting -Wilbur D. Mills -Ehrlichman, Shultz, and Connally -Connally's approach -Mills -Supersonic transport [SST] President's schedule -Florida trip -Lyndon B. Johnson Library -Trip -Republican tour of Air Force One, ride in helicopter -Value -An unknown man
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 11:00 am and 11:35 am] [Conversation No. 494-4A] -Revenue sharing meeting [End of telephone conversation] Ziegler entered at 11:35 am. -Gateway East -Attendees -Senators, committees -John V. Lindsay -Nelson A. Rockefeller -William T. Cahill -Lindsay -Announcement by Ziegler -Morton -Lindsay -Announcement -Lindsay, governors Ziegler left at 11:36 am. Lindsay -Possible attendance at Gateway East event -Lindsay's work Ronald W. Reagan -Press coverage of tax program -Possible source -State and national level -Student reporter Ehrlichman entered at 11:37 am. -Lesson for election year -State income tax office -Student reporter -State office source Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reagan staff Presidential appointments -John S. Nolan -Department of the Treasury -Leaks to press -Connally Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) Revenue sharing -Mills -Meetings with Shultz -Wire story -Forthcoming speech to Tennessee legislature -White House response -Connally's, Shultz's positions -Ford -Work in Congress -Mills plan -Cities -States -Block grants -Shultzs perception -Mills -Shultz's meetings -Possible action -Ehrlichman's talks with Shultz -Morgan -Rockefeller, Reagan -May 10, 1971 meeting -President, Connally, Shultz, Clark MacGregor and Ehrlichman -Connally -Ehrlichman's forthcoming talk -Position -Mills -Shultz's and Connally's views -Possible endorsement -Shultz -Content Ziegler entered at 11:43 am.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule -Gateway East -Lindsay, Rockefeller, Cahill, Morton -Gibson -Zieglers role Ziegler left at 11:45 am. Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) Revenue sharing -Mills -Possible meeting with Shultz and Connally -Possible meeting with President -John W. Byrnes -Position -Shultz, Ehrlichman -Ford -Position -Attendance at May 10, 1971 meeting -President, Ford -Byrnes President's schedule -Gateway East -Departure time -Revenue sharing meeting -Time -Gateway East -President's role -Revenue sharing meeting -Time -Importance -Mills -Shultz, Connally, Ford, MacGregor, Ehrlichman -Time -Gateway East -Departure time -Revenue sharing meeting -President's role -Mills -Time -Mills
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mills -Tennessee speech -Aspirations -Position in Democratic Party -Compared with Carl B. Albert -Possible strength as Speaker of the House of Representatives Albert -Ehrlichmans actions -Habits -Mrs. Albert -Ford -Habits -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Role as Speaker -Les Arends Conv. No. 494-4 (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] [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:45 am and 11:49 am] [Conversation No. 494-4B] [See Conversation No. 2-124] [End of telephone conversation] Supersonic Transport [SST] -Upcoming vote in Congress -White House efforts -News Summary -Ford -George Meany
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with John N. Mitchell between 11:49 am and 11:51 am] [Conversation No. 494-4C] [See Conversation No. 2-125] [End of telephone conversation] Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) Revenue Sharing -Meeting -Mills [The above portion of the office conversation took place simultaneously with the telephone conversation] President's schedule -Revenue sharing meeting -Time SST -Ford -President's possible meetings with Congressmen -Richard H. Poff -H. Allen Smith -Lockheed -A Small Business Administration [SBA] official -Ford -Efforts
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Compared with other Congressional leaders -Upcoming House vote -Opposition -Possible vote changes -Ford -White House efforts -Meany -Lockheed Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -Lockheed -Warren G. (Maggie) Magnuson and Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -MacGregor -Senate -House and Senate conference committee -Cancellation costs -transportation appropriation -Frank T. Bow -Airlines -Upcoming House vote -Possible vote changes -Poff -Senate -Possible vote changes -David H. Gambrell, Alan Cranston and John V. Tunney -Lockheed [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] Press -Dan Rather -Ehrlichman's backgrounder on demonstrations -Effect -Lyndon B. Johnson -Future backgrounders -Ziegler -Richard S. Salant
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Future treatment -Ziegler -Robert Roth -Ehrlichman's backgrounder -Effect -Rather -White House relations -Ehrlichman meetings in past Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -Salant -White House relations -White House relations -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Harry Reasoner -Coverage -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Ratings -Types of audiences -Life -Audience appeal -Readers' Digest -Audience appeal -Life -A scandal article on Virgin Islands -Disposition -Hubert H. Humphrey, Democratic leaders -Ralph [?] Paewonsky -Morris or Stewart Udall -Possible White House contact with reporter -Ehrlichman's backgrounders -Ziegler -Wire service reporters, John Terrell of the Baltimore Sun, Herbert E. Kaplow, Thomas E. (Tom) Jarriel, an unnamed Metromedia reporter [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]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President left at an unknown time after 11:51 am. Taping system -Ehrlichmans knowledge Ehrlichman's schedule[?] "Salute to Agriculture" -Coverage -Objectives The President entered at an unknown time before 12:00 pm. [Transcript #7: 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 opinion polls -Washington, D.C. demonstrations -Sample -Gallup polls -Questions -Approval polls -Figures -Effect on public opinion of events -President's Vietnam policies -End-the-war amendment in Congress, U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam -"No opinion" answers -Prisoners of War [POW's] -"No opinion" answers [Transcript #8: 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. 494-4 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of transcript] Civil rights -Washington, D.C. demonstrations -Wiretapping -Public opinion -J. Edgar Hoover and Federal Bureau of Investigations [FBI] -White House handling Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.) -Wiretapping -Other administrations -Robert F. Kennedy -Carl T. Rowan on WTOP -Unauthorized, authorized taps -Hoover -Nixon administration -Rowan's commentary -Unauthorized, authorized taps Wiretapping -National security taps -Unauthorized -Compared with Kennedy era -Hoover[?] -Congressional testimony President's schedule -Revenue sharing meeting -Time -Ehrlichman's calls -Ford Ehrlichman left at 12:42 pm. [Transcript #9: 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 opinion polls -President' Vietnam policies
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Questions Cancer Institute announcements, May 11, 1971 -Director -Responsibility -Sloan-Kettering Institute in New York City -Possible appearance by President, May 10, 1971 -Logistics -Police, demonstrators in New York City -White House handling Flanigan -Business group -"Gideon's Army" Polls -End-the-war votes in Congress -Changes in public opinion -President's speech, press conference -Changes in public opinion -President's speech, press conference -POW's -Changes in public opinion Al Capp [Transcript #10: 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] Polls -President's Vietnam policies -Changes in public opinion -President's press conference -"No opinion" answers -Gallup polls -White House polls -Shift -A poll
Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Release President's schedule -Patrick J. Buchanan and Shelley A. Scarney wedding Haldeman left at 1:12 pm. Conv. No. 494-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 494-5 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:12 pm and 1:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:35 pm.
Conversation No. 494-6 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: 1:35 pm - unknown before 1:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Papers for signature Rose Mary Woods [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm.
Conversation No. 494-7 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: 1:50 pm - unknown before 1:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. H.R. Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 1:50 pm.
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Conversation No. 494-8
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: May 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Conv. No. 494-7 (cont.) [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] Washington, D.C. demonstrations -President's position Leadership -Agnew -President's press conferences -Welfare issue -President's Williamsburg speech -President's Chamber of Commerce speech Press -Charles W. Colson, Ronald L. Ziegler, John A. Scali and Haldeman meeting -Scali's position -White House handling -Image of President -President's opponents -Image of President Leadership -President's foreign and domestic accomplishments -Press Public opinion polls -President's position vis-a-vis Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy on law and order -Public opinion
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 494-9 Date: May 8, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:55 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 494-8 (cont.) The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's memorandum -Delivery to H.R. (Bob) Haldeman [Signing documents] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:40 pm.