499

Date: 
May 12, 1971 - May 14, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 499-1 Date: May 12, 1971 Time: 4:29 pm - unknown before 5:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with David M. Kennedy and Peter G. Peterson; the recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress; discontinuities appear in the original recording. International trade -Textile negotiations with Takeo Fukuda
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Conversation No. 499-2/ 498-1 Date: May 12, 1971 Time: 5:28 pm - unknown before 6:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman; the recording begins while the meeting is in progress. Gerald R. Ford -Previous conversation with President -Hugh Scott -Robert P. Griffin -Supersonic Transport [SST] vote House of Representatives votes, May 12, 1971 -Welfare reform [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:28 pm and 5:29 pm] [Conversation No. 499-2A] [See Conversation No. 3-25] [End of telephone conversation] House of Representatives votes John A. Scali -Previous conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Views and activities -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Kissinger -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] Mansfield Amendment regarding NATO -President's possible actions -President's schedule -Scali meeting
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Public relations -Scali's role [The President talked with Leslie C. Arends between 5:29 pm and 5:31 pm] [Conversation No. 499-2B] [See Conversation No. 3-26] [End of telephone conversation] [Unintelligible] Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:31 pm. George P. Shultz's schedule [?] John D. Ehrlichman's schedule Bull left at 5:32 pm. The President talked with Frank T. Bow between 5:32 pm and 5:33 pm. [Conversation No. 499-2C/498-1A] [See Conversation No. 3-27] [End of telephone conversation] [The remaining portion of this conversation was recorded intermittently with Conversation No. 498-1] President's forthcoming speech on foreign policy -Previous State of Union speech -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -"New American Revolution" -1972 State of the Union speech [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:33 pm and 5:41 pm] [Conversation No. 499-2D]
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[See Conversation No. 3-30] [End of telephone conversation] Peterson -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Patrick J. Buchanan -William L. Safire
Conv. No. 499-2/498-1 (cont.)
[The President talked with John B. Connally between 5:41 pm and 5:45 pm] [Conversation No. 499-2E] [See Conversation No. 3-32] [End of telephone conversation] -Georgia Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 5:41 pm. Paul W. McCracken The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 6:03 pm.
Conversation No. 499-3 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:11 am and 9:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Nellie L. Yates. Henry A. Kissinger's location -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's office Yates left at an unknown time before 9:15 am.
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Conversation No. 499-4 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 9:15 am - 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler's forthcoming announcement -Time -Red Cross event -Preparation on plane -Radio -Schedules of Elliot L. Richardson, William P. Rogers, Clark MacGregor -Forthcoming television appearances -Timing -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Timing -Red Cross event North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -An event -Television network coverage -Dean G. Acheson -Comments regarding meeting with President -Monty Woolley -John A. Scali -Troop levels -Popular opinion -Henry A. Kissinger -Administration's goals -Supersonic Transport [SST] -President's leadership -President's position SST -William M. Magruder's health
Conv. No. 499-2/498-1 (cont.)
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-Gerald R. Ford's efforts -John A. Volpe's efforts -Television network coverage of William M. Allen's comments -John D. Ehrlichman's conversation with Boeing staff White House Correspondents' Dinner -Press coverage -Staff action -Gridiron Club dinners -Benefits Press -President's relations Kissinger's schedule -Brookings Institute directors meeting, May 13, 1971 -American Enterprise Institute [AEI] -Allen S. Drury interview -William S. White -Victor Lasky -Discussion with President and Haldeman President's schedule
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-Rose Mary Woods -Marjorie P. Acker -Husband -Woods -Roger E. Johnson
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-Forthcoming conversation with Haldeman -Departure time -An unknown man -Departure time Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon's schedule Conv. No. 499-4 ********************************************************************** (cont.) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 13s ]
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-Scheduling -Coral F. Schmid -Number and type of events -Page Belcher
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[THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH THE WHITE HOUSE OPERATOR AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BETWEEN 9:15 AM AND 9:37 AM] [Conversation No. 499-4A] [See Conversation No. 3-50] [End of telephone conversation] [THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH MRS. NIXON BETWEEN 9:37 AM AND 9:38 AM] [Conversation No. 499-4B] [See Conversation No. 3-51 [One item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation]
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-Importance -Press conference in Oklahoma -Texas, North Dakota representatives -Meeting with governor's wife
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-Press conference -Future events after Tricia Nixon Cox's wedding -Duration of visits -Oklahoma trips -Plane, press coverage -National press, local press -Size of plane and other attendees -Schmid -Belcher -Importance in South and Midwest -Staff Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 9:38 am. President's schedule -Max M. Fisher -Length of meeting -McCracken -Purpose of meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:55 am. -Rose Garden event -Press coverage -Charles H. Percy -Press -Illinois attendees -Number of events, May 14, 1971 -Rose Garden event -Percy -Press coverage -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Prisoners of war [POW] event -Jacob A. Preus -Press coverage -Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid -Kissinger -Kissinger's role -Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid -Labor -Congress of Industrial Organizations [CIO]
Conv. No. 499-4 (cont.)
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-American Friends Service -Church World Service -Congregational Christians -Kissinger -Jewish Organizations -Hadassah -Brookings Institute -Fisher -Purpose of meeting -McCracken -Jews, businessmen -Preus -Fisher -Previous White House dinners -Encounters with staff -Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid -Length of meeting with President -Kissinger -Tour, other meetings -Pan American foreign club [?] -Press coverage -Ziegler -President's trips -Newsmen's wives -Changes -Johnson -John N. Mitchell -Rogers -Mitchell
Conv. No. 499-4 (cont.)
US forces in Europe -President's conversation with Cyrus R. Vance, April 13, 1971 -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie positions -Haldeman's possible conversation with Clark MacGregor -Kissinger, Rogers Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:38 am. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:55 am.
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-John McCowan -Identified -Mrs. Nixon -Mrs. Nixon's meeting ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 58s ] Conv. No. 499-4 (cont.)
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SST -Connally -Boeing's actions -Business -Lesson for youth and labor -Termination costs President's schedule -Florida trip -Price and his secretary -Woods Haldeman left at 9:50 am.
Conversation No. 499-5 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 9:50 am - unknown before 9:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -John McCowan
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-Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon's meeting -Alexander P. Butterfield -Wife Bull left at an unknown time before 9:55 am. Conversation No. 499-6 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 9:55 am - 9:58 am Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 499-4 (cont.)
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and John McCowan; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. McCowan's trip Presentation of gift to President Autograph -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon, President Presentation of gifts by President -Pens, cufflinks McCowan's schedule -President -Mrs. Nixon McCowan's letters to the President McCowan's schedule Photograph Butterfield and McCowan left at 9:58 am.
Conversation No. 499-7
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Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 9:58 am - unknown before 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Senior citizens organizations -Time -Leonard Garment -Time -National Advisory Committee on Foreign Aid Bull left at an unknown time before 10:00 am.
Conversation No. 499-8 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:58 am and 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. [Conversation No. 499-8A]
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[End of conversation]
Conversation No. 499-9 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:58 am and 10:00 am Location: Oval Office An unknown person talked with the President. Unknown man's schedule [End of conversation] Conv. No. 499-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 499-10 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 10:00 am - 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Meeting with Kissinger Forthcoming Statement -Wording -Importance -Timing -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin, May 14, 1971 Vietnam -Prisoners -Press reports regarding People's Republic of China [PRC] and North Vietnam -Chicago paper -Soviet press reports
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-Le Duan -Prisoners US troops in Europe -President's previous meeting -Dean G. Acheson's comments to press -Attendees -Acheson -Gen. Lauris Norstad -John J. Mccloy -President's conversation with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -William P. Rogers' call to Kissinger The President and Kissinger left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 499-11 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:04 am and 11:08 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Remarks -Max M. Fisher -Paul W. McCracken -Jacob A. Preus The President and Bull left at 10:37 am.
Conversation No. 499-12
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Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule Conv. No. 499-10 (cont.) Rose Mary Woods' schedule The President and Bull left at an unknown time before 11:08 am.
Conversation No. 499-13 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with unknown persons. [General Conversation] The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 499-14 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?]. The Presidents schedule -Jacob A. Preus -Press coverage
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The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 499-15 Conv. No. 499-12 (cont.) Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:20 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Photo coverage of meeting with Jacob A. Preus Bull left at an unknown time after 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 499-16 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 11:30 am - 11:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. James D. (Don) Hughes and Jacob A. Preus. Vietnam -Preus' trip -North Vietnamese -Preus -Prisoners of war [POWs] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. Arrangements for photograph
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Members of the press entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. [Unintelligible] Bull and the press left at an unknown time before 11:50 am. Refreshments Preus assistants Vietnam -POWs -Preus meeting with Swedish diplomats -[Forename unknown] Nystrom -A call -India -Kenneth B. Keating -A meeting -Triloki Nath Kaul Vietnam -POWs -Sweden -Preus' work -Exchange -President's comments to wives -[Forename unknown] Powell -Negotiations -David K.E. Bruce -Negotiations -Bruce's role -Preus' conversations -US strategy -Unknown North Vietnamese man in Vientiane -Visits to POW Camps -Considerations -Preus conversations -Preus travels and efforts -Swedish foreign ministry -Italian foreign office -India
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-The Vatican Pope Paul VI -Vatican Bureaucracy
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THE VATICAN
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Vietnam -Preus letters to Lutheran leaders -Views of Germans -Possible international group -Canadians -Indians -Negotiations -US troop withdrawals -POWs -US troop withdrawals -South Vietnamese -Views of unknown man in Stockholm -Views of unknown man in Vientiane -Preus' conversations -Languages used -Unknown missionary in Laos -Father [Forename unknown] Maynard -Comments Regarding Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Preus' conversation with South Vietnamese Foreign Minister -South Vietnam
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-Negotiations -Timing, proposals -Preus's travels in South Vietnam -Saigon, Hook-wook Island [sp], Ca Mi Sanh [sp] -Gen. Frederick C. Weyand, Ellsworth F. Bunker -Countryside -Laotion refugees -Pacification program -Press coverage Voluntary foreign aid -Church aid Vietnam -Voluntary Action Programs by military -War An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. President's schedule The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:50 am. Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks -Gifts for others POWs Hughes and Preus left at 11:50 am.
Conv. No. 499-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 499-17 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 11:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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President's schedule -Max M. Fisher Bull left at 11:50 am.
Conversation No. 499-18 Conv. No. 499-16 (cont.) Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 11:50 am - 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Max M. Fisher and Paul W. McCracken. President's schedule -Charles H. Percy National economy -Fisher's conversations -Presidents meeting with Maurice H. Stans -Fisher's conversations -Antitrust -Environment -Consumerism -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Businessmen -Relationship with administration -Views on antitrust, environment -Meetings -Detroit -Toledo -Chrysler's complaint department -Byron John Nichols -Public opinion -Investments for productivity -Investment tax credits, wages -Relationship with administration Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:50 am.
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President's schedule -Percy -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Landrum Rolling -Meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] visit -M. Jean Robb -Retirement Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm. National economy -Housing industry -Importance -John B. Connally meeting, May 14, 1971 -Position of the dollar -Paul A. Volcker's prediction -Interest rates -Housing industry -Fisher's forthcoming conversation with Connally -President's conversation with Connally, May 14, 1971 -Importance -Federal Reserve actions -President's schedule -Meetings with businessmen -Fisher's and McCracken's meetings -Business Council -James M. Roche -Donald McI. Kendall -Meetings with businessmen -Timing -Fisher's and McCracken's schedules -Pittsburgh, Cleveland, California, Chicago -President's meetings -Fisher's letter to President, May 1970 -Congressional actions -Consumerism -Environment -Air bags, seat belts -President's actions -Environment and safety -White House policy -William D. Ruckelshaus
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-White House policy towards business -Congress -Fisher's meeting, April 1971 -Henry E. Ford II -John Carlin -Lynn A. Townsend -Effect -President's meetings with Roche [May 13, 1971] and Henry Conv.II [April 27, 1971] Ford, No. 499-18 (cont.) -President's schedule -Oil, copper, and steel industries -Environmentalism and consumerism -Purpose -White House policy -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -White House policy -President's schedule -Meetings with businessmen Presentation of gifts by the President
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President's schedule -Percy McCracken and Fisher left at 12:03 pm.
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Conversation No. 499-19 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown after 12:03 pm until 12:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Conv. No. 499-18 (cont.) President's schedule -Illinois Republican leaders -Tour -Importance -Tree planting ceremony -Landrum Bolling -M. Jean Robb -Tree planting -Time -Tour for participants -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Bolling Bull left at 12:05 pm.
Conversation No. 499-20 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 12:05 pm - 12:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Donald H. Rumsfeld A call A report Ellen McConnell -Swearing-in, May 14, 1971
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Cabinet's actions -John A. Volpe, George W. Romney, John B. Connally, Clifford M. Hardin President's schedule -Tree planting -President's remarks -Charles H. Percy Conv. No. 499-19 (cont.) The President and Rumsfeld left at 12:06 pm.
Conversation No. 499-21 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 12:42 pm - 12:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with M. Jean Robb, Donald F. Robb, and Jon Huntsman; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Mrs. Robb's work Arrangements for photograph Presentation of gifts by President Robb's future home in Florida Robb, et. al., left at 12:44 pm.
Conversation No. 499-22 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 12:44 pm - 12:53 pm Location: Oval Office
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The President met with Landrum Bolling and D. Elton Trueblood; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. President's schedule -Edward L. Brooke -Quakers Quakers
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Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Travels of Bolling and Trueblood Trueblood -Interview with Bill D. Moyers -Moyers' book -Underground Railroad -Quakers -President's grandmother, Trueblood's grandmother [Presentation of book] Eliza Gurn -Prayers with Abraham Lincoln -Letters regarding Civil War with Lincoln Forthcoming book on Lincoln
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Letters for the President Travels -USSR, Israel, and Egypt Israel -Views regarding Middle East situation -American Jewish community -Egypt -North Vietnam Middle East -President's policy -Diplomatic efforts -Dwight D. Eisenhower -American Jewish community -Israel Presentation of gifts by President Bolling's conversations with Haig -Travel A contribution to a college -Earlham College Bolling's schedule -Future meeting -Quakers -Tour of White House Bull entered at 12:53 pm. President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger, Edward W. Brooke Bolling, et al., left at 12:53 pm. Conv. No. 499-22 (cont.)
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Conversation No. 499-23 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:53 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Conv. No. 499-22 (cont.) President's schedule -Helicopter -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm. Conversation No. 499-24 Date: May 14, 1971 Time: 12:56 pm - 2:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Edward W. Brooke's schedule -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam -Negotiations -Le Duan's schedule Brooke entered at 12:57 pm. President's schedule -Charles H. Percy's group -Elton Trueblood -Identified -Book regarding Eliza Gurn Eliza Gurn -Letters -Abraham Lincoln -Civil War
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Vietnam -Brooke's position An unknown person [Manolo Sanchez] entered at an unknown time after 12:57 pm. Refreshments The unknown person [Sanchez] left at an unknown time before 1:41 pm. Vietnam -President's critics -President's conversation with Brooke in 1970 US relations with People's Republic of China [PRC] -Negotiations -Importance -William P. Rogers' statement in London -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -President's press conferences -US goals Vietnam, PRC, and arms control -Brooke's prior conversation with Kissinger -Arms control PRC -President's policy -Origins -Foreign Affairs article -February 1, 1969 memo to Kissinger -Negotiations -Public statements -Negotiations -President's conversations -Nicolae Ceausescu -Indian Foreign Minister -Josip Broz Tito -Effect -President's 1970 world report -Phrase "People's Republic of China" -Ceausescu -Press coverage
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-Report on world -Radio speech -Chou En-lai's response -Travel -Trade -Eastern Europe -Laotian incursion -Response
Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.)
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Negotiations -Warsaw talks -President's conversation with US ambassador to Poland -US ambassador's conversation with PRC ambassador -Release of three American yachtsmen -US policy -President's press conferences -Presidents public comments -Brooke's speeches -Negotiations -Taiwan's response -United Nations [UN] -Trade and travel -Brooke's speech -UN -Security Council
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-Taiwan -Brooke's possible public comments -Relations with US -USSR -The Presidents view -Future -Chou and other leaders Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.) US foreign policy -The Presidents view -Pacific, Europe -Vietnam -USSR -Mideast -PRC -Role in World -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration PRC initiative -Democrats -US conservatives -Brooke's book in 1964 -Brooke's talk to conservative group -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Current situation -PRC -President's policies -Population -President's policies -Charles W. Colson -Ping-pong Diplomacy -Africa -President's policies regarding Nigerian Civil War Nigeria -Brooke's efforts regarding Civil War -Yabuku Gowon -President's schedule -Relationship with Brooke US foreign policy
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-Brooke's talk to conservative groups -Middle East -Vietnam US forces in Europe -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield's views on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.) -Speech, May 14, 1971 -President's meeting, May 13, 1971 -Rogers -The Presidents position -Negotiations with USSR -Germans ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [National Security] [Duration: 9s ]
GERMANY
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-Negotiations with Europeans -Germany, France -Compared with SALT efforts -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Mansfield resolution -Possible effect -Dollar crisis -Hiram L. Fong's views -Brooke's visit to Bonn with Henry Cabot Lodge in 1968 -Brezhnev -Actions of Hubert H. Humphrey and Edmund S. Muskie -Cyrus R. Vance meeting, May 13, 1971
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-A statement by Brezhnev -Mansfield resolution -Prospects -World-wide reductions -Previous administrations -Europe, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, Okinawa -Democrats Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.) Mansfield -Views -Compared with President US troops in Europe -Brooke's possible statements Vietnam -Negotiations -Timing -Prospects -North Vietnamese views -US public opinion -Military action -North Vietnamese offensives -Casualties -North Vietnamese Offensives -Infiltrations -Laotian incursion -Negotiations -North Vietnamese views -US -PRC -USSR -Prospects -New York Times editorial, May 13, 1971 -Kissingers schedule -Robert Kleiman -President -Content -Negotiations -Procedures -Nguyen Van Thieu
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-US efforts -Brooke's public statements -North Vietnamese position -US withdrawal of troops -Timing -Negotiations -McGovern-Hatfield amendment -US withdrawal of troops -Forthcoming congressional action -Mansfield amendment -The Draft -McGovern-Hatfield amendment [?] -Possible filibuster -Timing -Brooke's public statements -David K.E. Bruce -Negotiations -POWs -Le Duan's schedule SALT -Brooke's comments -President's previous comments in press conference -Prospects -The Presidents view -PRC and Vietnam -President's actions -Senators -USSR -Concerns -PRC -Economy -Military capabilities -Brezhnev's role -US position PRC -US negotiations -The Presidents position -Brooke's public statements
Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.)
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Vietnam -Negotiations -Presidents position Presidents schedule [Unintelligible] Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.) Brooke left at 1:41 pm. Vietnam -USSRs position -Le Duan -Berlin, MBFR -Brezhnev's speech Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 1:41 pm. [Signing documents] [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm. -Negotiations -Kissingers assessment -Timing -Le Duan's schedule -Kissinger -President's schedule -Thieu meeting -Public opinion -Troop withdrawal -Public opinion -Economic aid -Announcement -Paris Peace negotiations -Mansfield Senate -SALT
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Brezhnev's speech SALT Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:41 pm. -Call to President Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 1:45 pm. Vietnam -President's schedule -Thieu meeting Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:41 pm. Call from William P. Rogers Bull left at an unknown time before 1:45 pm. [President talked with Rogers between 1:45 pm and 1:48 pm] [Conversation No. 499-24A] [See Conversation No. 3-52] [End of telephone conversation] President's previous call from Rogers -Testimony before Foreign Relations Committee -Dean G. Acheson -War Powers Act Rogers -Relationship with Acheson -Testimony before Congress Kissinger's conversations -Hugh Scott -Robert P. Griffin -John H. Chafee Vietnam
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US troop withdrawals -President's comments to Brooke -President's forthcoming announcement -Thieu -Possible response -Timing -Thieu -Kissinger's schedule President's schedule -Tulsa, Oklahoma trip -Meeting with Thieu -Purpose President's role in administration -Senators -Acheson's role with Harry S. Truman Kissinger's previous meeting with Clark MacGregor -Mansfield -Brezhnev proposals -MacGregor's work US troops in Europe -Forthcoming statement -Clark M. Clifford -Thomas S. Gates, Jr. -Defense secretaries -Robert A. Lovett -Neil H. McElroy -Clifford -Robert S. McNamara -Current position with World Bank -Partisanship -Clifford -Vance, George W. Ball -President's role Mansfield resolution -PRC trip Kissinger's forthcoming briefing for Mansfield
Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.)
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
SALT -Notification of Rogers -[Unintelligible] -Timing of possible announcement Brooke US foreign policy -PRC, SALT -Brooke's views -Constituency -Views -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy Kissingers speech at the Brookings Institution [Unintelligible] The President and Kissinger left at 2:00 pm. Conv. No. 499-24 (cont.)