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Date: 
May 18, 1971
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Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-1 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 7:26 am - unknown before 7:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield amendment -Developments in Congress Butterfield left at an unknown time before 7:55 am.
Conversation No. 500-2 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:26 am and 7:55 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. "Far Right" Family Assistance Plan Balanced budget President's foreign policy -Vietnam President's news conferences "The Left" White House staff
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-3 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:26 am and 7:55 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Landrum Bolling. President's meeting with Bolling, May 14, 1971 Bollings book -Presidents views
Conversation No. 500-4 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:26 am and 7:55 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Joe D. Waggoner, Jr. Newsletter -Gerald R. Ford -[Unintelligible] -Press
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-5 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 7:55 am - 7:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. George P. Shultz's schedule -Paul W. McCracken [?] Butterfield left at 7:56 am.
Conversation No. 500-6 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 7:58 am - 8:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -William P. Rogers -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Gerard C. Smith -Forthcoming Talk with Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -President's schedule -Wording -Andrei A. Gromyko, Leonid I. Brezhnev -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield amendment -Position of [Name unintelligible] -Timing -Wording -Dobrynin The President and Kissinger left at 8:02 am.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-7 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:02 am and 9:33 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield and unknown persons met. [Unintelligible] Installation of unknown item Delivery of paper The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 9:33 am.
Conversation No. 500-8 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 9:34 am - 9:38 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 3-59]
Conversation No. 500-9 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 9:38 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule Bull left at 9:38 am. Conversation No. 500-10 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 9:41 am - 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Kissingers meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Andrei A. Gromyko -Status -Wording -Other negotiations -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Berlin -Dobrynin -Possible announcement -Gerard C. Smith -President's schedule -Notification of William P. Rogers -Notification of Smith -Congressional action -Phillip J. Farley -Vladimir S. Semenov Republican congressional leadership meeting -Robert P. Griffin Charles McC. Mathias Amendment -Senators' position -Hubert H. Humphrey's position -Provisions -Force levels -Effects -Mansfield Amendment -Executive Branch
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Europe SALT -Possible agreement -Wording -Soviet Union -Peter G. Peterson -Negotiations for a truck plant -Smith -Rogers -Possible announcement Mathias Amendment -Republican leadership meeting -President's statement to Griffin Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Position of "The Establishment" Senators -Vietnam SALT -Importance -May 18, 1971 Republican leadership meeting -President's statements -Goals of treaty -Congressmen -White House congressional strategy -Republican congressional leadership President -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Vietnam, Anti-ballistic Missile treaty [ABM] -Humphrey -Efforts -Abraham Lincoln -Support -Effect of television Republican leadership meeting
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Peter H. Dominick -Railroad strike -Presidents views SALT -Forthcoming developments -Farley, Rogers -Smith's schedule -Vienna, Austria -Announcement -Smith's, Rogers', President's roles -John A. Scali -US position -ABM -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] position -Dobrynin -Gromyko, Brezhnev Senate -Hugh Scott -Griffin -Norris Cotton -Gordon L. Allott -Margaret Chase Smith -Dominick -Health -Compared with Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
Conv. No. 500-10 (cont.)
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Foreign policy -Scali -Conversations with Kissinger and Peter Lisagor -President's place in history -SALT -Effect -Congress -Wording -Dobrynin, Gromyko -USSR -Joseph C. Kraft -Berlin -Salt -Dobrynin -Kissingers negotiating ability -Wording of announcement -Semenov -Soviet view -Prospects
Conv. No. 500-10 (cont.)
Senate -Possible foreign policy action -Griffin -President's statement in May 18, 1971 Republican leadership meeting -Rogers' May 18, 1971 meeting -Mathias Amendment -Mathias Amendment -Compared with Mansfield Amendment -Humphrey's possible action Congress -President's meetings with leaders -Cabinet meeting -Gerald R. Ford -Melvin R. Laird's role -Laird's views -US forces in Europe -Robert La Follette President's background -Quakers
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Peace Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:41 am. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:00 am. Conv. No. 500-10 (cont.) SALT -Possible announcement -Timing -Soviet response -Dobrynin The President and Kissinger left at 10:00 am.
Conversation No. 500-11 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 10:26 am - 11:03 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's schedule -"Open Door Hour" -Meeting with business magazine editors -Meeting with National Small Businessman of the Year -Duration -Meeting with Arthur Gordon (Art) Linkletter -Views -Courtesy towards President -Press photograph -Value compared with meeting with small businessman -Meeting with National Small Businessman of the Year -Peter M. Flanigan -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Award
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Previous press coverage -Length -Meeting with state legislators -Meeting with National Small Businessman of the Year -Value compared with awards given by Maurice H. Stans -Press play -Atkins -President's call to William P. Rogers Conv. No. 500-10 (cont.) -Forthcoming meeting -Types of events -Business magazine editors' interview -One-on-one interviews -Compared with interviews with Time, Newsweek, New York Times -Book and Quill Award to President -Fortune, Time, Newsweek, New York Times -Herbert G. Klein -John B. Connally -Work -Stans -Peter G. Peterson -Business Council -Connally -Work -Business magazine editors -Peterson -George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, Peterson, Stans, Klein -Attendees -Peterson -Klein -Dinner -Stans -Peterson -Interview -Briefings -Klein -Senators and Congressmen -Effect -Business events -A list of top business magazines -Interviews with Time, Fortune, New York Times, Forbes -Business magazine editors' interview -Shultz and Klein
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Balance of payments questions -Connally -Scotland[?] speech -Klein -Connally -Possible meeting with John D. Ehrlichman -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Time -Gerard C. Smith meeting -Length
Conv. No. 500-11 (cont.)
[The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger at an unknown time between 10:26 am and 11:03 am] [Conversation No. 500-11A] -Railroad strike -Smith meeting -Length -Time [End of Telephone Conversation] -Meeting with Ehrlichman -Time -Meeting with Smith -Length -Possible postponement -Kissinger -Meeting with Ehrlichman -Time [Haldeman talked with John D. Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:26 am and 11:03 am] [Conversation No. 500-11B] Ehrlichman's schedule -Meeting with President [End of telephone conversation]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule -Robert H. Finch and Donald H. Rumsfeld -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Language of forthcoming Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] announcement -Upcoming Congressional vote [Mansfield Amendment?] -Possible dates -Quadriad meeting Conv. No. 500-11 (cont.) -Conduct of meeting -Other meetings -May 27 -May 28 -Kennedy Center event, May 27, 1971 -Meeting with Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al Saud [King of Saudi Arabia], May 28, 1971 -Details -Date President's plane -David M. Kennedy -A June trip by the President -Other users -Connally -Cost -Department budget -State Department and military planes Edward Ridley Finch -Edward R.F. Cox -Profession -Air Force reserve -Retirement rank -James D. Hughes -Possible action by President -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. United Nations -George H.W. Bush -A speech -Holding sessions in other countries President's schedule
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Lyndon B. Johnson Library opening -Connally, Rogers, Bush, William F. (Billy) Graham, Bryce N. Harlow, Julie and David Eisenhower -Friday, May 21, 1971 -Option of Washington or Florida Railroad strike -Senate handling -Japanese -Compared with foreign policy Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Senators' views -Compromise efforts -Mansfield's position Senate -Lack of leadership -Antiballistic missile treaty [ABM] -President's meeting with Republican leaders, May 18, 1971 -Effect -Value -An unknown man [Ehrlichman or Clark MacGregor[?]] -Possible John Sherman Cooper meeting with President SST -President's meetings with Senators -James L. Buckley, Wallace F. Bennett, Clifford P. Hansen, Cooper -Effects -Cooper -Position -Ehrlichman -Cost figures from Boeing Corporation -Accuracy -Ehrlichman -Allen J. Ellender's position -Views on cost -Views on SST administration -A luncheon -Margaret Chase Smith -Relations with the President and the Administration
Conv. No. 500-11 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ellender -Boeing President's schedule -A group advocating Social Security increases -Welfare Haldeman left at 11:03 am. Conv. No. 500-11 (cont.)
Conversation No. 500-12 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 11:06 am.
Conversation No. 500-13 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 11:06 am - 11:28 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Hubert H. Humphrey's Amendment -Vietnam draftees -Melvin R. Laird -Presidents position -Kissinger's possible role
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effectiveness Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Senate debate -Possible effects -State Department -Publication of Andrei A. Gromyko - Jacob D. Beam conversations -Purpose, effects -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] actions -Trade policy -Efforts to purchase US truck components -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Peter G. Peterson meeting with USSR commission -Connection to SALT public announcement -USSR actions -Vladimir S. Semenov -Possible announcement -Wording -Possible causes -Ronald L. Ziegler, John A. Scali -Senate -Ziegler and Scali -Senate -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson and Treaty of Versailles -Henry Cabot Lodge Republican leaders -Gerald R. Ford Democratic leaders -Southerners -John C. Stennis -Richard B. Russell -New southerners -David H. Gambrell -Lawton M. Chiles, Jr. -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Gambrell and Chiles
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-Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Chappaquiddick -Law school exam -Positions on demonstrators -Compared with John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy -James O. Eastland
Foreign policy -Congressional votes -SALT -USSR -Possible advisors on US policy -Mansfield Amendment -Negotiations -Laos, Antiwar demonstrations -D[avid] Kenneth Rush -Kissinger's actions -Ultimatum -Previous week's actions -Congress -Mansfield Amendment -Rogers -Possible compromise with Mansfield -Administration action -Robert P. Griffin -Prospects in House of Representatives -Charles McC. Mathias Amendment -SALT -Humphrey Amendment
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Combat -Public opinion -Effects on US foreign policy -Congress -"New Establishment" -Bureaucracy -Gen. Robert E. Pursley -Military assistant to Melvin R. Laird -Friendship with Clark M. Clifford -State Department -Possible 1972 leaks -Future -Vietnam -USSR -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Middle East -USSR -Egypt -Anwar El Sadat -USSR -Israel -President's policies -USSR -Egypt -SALT -Possible summit -Berlin agreement -PRC -Robert Murphy -Possible meeting with the President -SALT -Possible agreement and announcement -Rogers -Ziegler -Possible leaks -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Peterson -USSR actions -Possible changes -Dobrynin[?]
Conv. No. 500-13 (cont.)
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Semenov, Smith -Laird Kissinger left at 11:28 am.
Conversation No. 500-14 Conv. No. 500-13 (cont.) Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:28 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Barber Bull left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 500-15 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:28 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Correspondence -Charles C. Diggs, Jr. -Black Caucus [Signing documents] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 500-16 Date: May 18, 1971
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 11:30 am - 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman and George P. Shultz. Supersonic Transport [SST] -Boeing -President's schedule -William E. Timmons' Senate vote projections -William M. Allen's previous testimony -Possible Boeing statement -Effect -Boeing -Contract position -Cost figures -Allen -Timmons -Possible Boeing statement -Senate -House of Representatives conferees -Senate -Boeing -George H. Mahon, Allen J. Ellender -Future contracts -Governor Daniel J. Evans -Future participation in SST program -Lockheed -Future -Boeing -Government and private efforts -Research and development -Sharing costs -707's and 727's -Gerald R. Ford -Efforts for SST -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -House of Representatives -Allen -Role Boeing -Actions
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents view -Future contracts -Prohibition -Tanker -Allen -Future meeting with Ehrlichman -A hydrofoil Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) -Actions -Shultz's May 19, 1971 speech to aerospace industry meeting in Williamsburg Senate -Peter H. Dominick -Health -Kissinger -Statement regarding railroad strike -Action regarding railroad strike -Possible handling of policy matters -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Clark MacGregor -Dominick -Health House of Representatives -[Thomas] Hale Boggs' action regarding debt amendment -Wilbur D. Mills -Effects -Mills and House Ways and Means Committee -Boggs' action regarding education bill -George H. Mahon -Leadership Railroad strike -Possible Congressional action -Presidents view Boeing -Ehrlichman's meetings -Future -Ford -Robert P. Griffin
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Railroad strike -Senate Labor Committee vote -Wage increase -Prospects in House -Unions -Timing of action -Pending legislation Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) President's schedule -Ambassador's presentation of credentials -Togo -Interview with businessmen magazine editors -Herbert G. Klein -Time, Fortune, Barron's, Forbes -Shultz's possible role -President's role -Peterson Alexander Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm. -Interview with businessmen magazine editors -Shultz's role -Railroad strike -Shultz's role -Maurice H. Stans and Paul W. McCracken -Peterson's role -Shultz's role Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. -Ground rules -Klein -Fortune editors -Klein Haldeman left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Themes -State of economy in 1969 -Administration efforts -Rates of inflation -Quadriad meeting, May 21, 1971 -John B. Connally, McCracken, and Arthur F. Burns -Trip to Italy -Haldeman -Previous meeting -Date -President's role -Agenda, purpose
Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.)
Economy -Interest rates -Burns and the Federal Reserve Board -Connally's testimony to Abraham A. Ribicoff's committee -Domestic compared with international economy -Federal Reserve -Connally, McCracken, and Burns trip -Talking paper for President -Connally, McCracken, and Burn trip -Peterson -Connally -Burns -Peterson Social Security -Congressional vote -Family Assistance Plan -President's statement -Purpose -Republican vote -Cost-of-living escalator -Budget outlay in Fiscal Year 1973 Economy -Possible June budget meeting -Location -Shultz's conversation with Connally and McCracken -Date -Second quarter estimates
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Date -President's schedule -Tricia Nixon's wedding -Fiscal Year 1973 budget -John N. Mitchell -Importance for 1972 Republican platform -Property tax -Possible tax revision Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) -Connally -Importance -Value-added tax -Compared with revenue-sharing and government reorganization -Revenue-sharing connection -View among state and local governments -Possible tax revision -Mills -Importance in 1972 -The poor -Middle America Domestic issues -Food stamps -Importance -President's speeches -Blacks -President's reply to the Black Caucus -A notebook -Constituencies -Hunger program, Family Assistance Plan -Importance -Tax credits -Tuition tax credits -Faculty salary subsidies -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Budget and economics review -Tax revision -Connally -Influences -Paul A. Volcker, Charls E. Walker -Budget ceilings -Review -1970 review
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Space program -Moon shots -Ehrlichman's May 17, 1971 meeting with James C. Fletcher of National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -NASA's mission -Future meeting(s) -Saline water -Possible NASA role Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) -President's review of option paper -Importance -Florida, Texas, California -Option paper Economy -Housing starts [?] -Inflation figures -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Interest rates -Mortgage money -Possible interest subsidy -Housing -Railroad strikes -Status -International situation -Causes -Connally's statement -Milton Friedman's article "The Mark Crisis" in Newsweek -Volcker's statement to President -Stock Market -Treasury Department -Volcker -Establishment -Burns -Position on gold -Currency values -Shultzs view -Effect of US trade -Exports -Japanese yen -Stock market
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect of railroad strike Domestic issues -Racial violence -May 17, 1971 Bedford-Stuyvesant incident -Cause -Police action -Unemployment Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) -Prospects -Possible action -Effects -Possible action -May 17, 1971 incident -Cause -Police action -John V. Lindsay's actions -1960's riots, 1971 Washington, D.C. demonstrations -Riot control -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA] -1967 Washington, D.C. riots President's schedule -Meeting with National Small Businessman of the Year International trade statistics -Stans' work John N. Frank, Mrs. John N. Frank, Joniece Frank, Thomas S. Kleppe, and Peter M. Flanigan entered at 12:10 pm; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Ehrlichman and Shultz left at 12:10 pm. Introductions Republicans Photo arrangements Award
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Frank's business California, Oklahoma Gifts -Cuff links -Bow pins Conv. No. 500-16 (cont.) Frank's business President's family -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Decoration of Oval Office -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Needlework The Franks and Kleppe left at 12:15 pm. Small business Business magazine editors meeting [?] -Roosevelt Room -McCracken, Shultz, Peterson, [Unintelligible name], James D. Hodgson, Rogers C. B. Morton, Stans -President's possible role Flanigan left at 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 500-17 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 12:16 pm - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Arthur G. (Art) Linkletter and DeVan L. Shumway; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
John D. (Jack) Wrather, Jr. -Photograph arrangements Linkletter's book, Dear Mr. President -Secretaries -Herbert G. Klein -Number of copies -Cost -Children's letters to President Drug use -Linkletter's trips around the country to conventions -Armed forces -Travis Air Force Base (AFB), Fort McClellan -Causes -Vietnam -Europe -Report from Robert H. Finch -Linkletter's categories of drug users -Curiosity seekers -Recreational users -"Weekenders" -Dependent ones -"Heads", "freaks" -Addicts -Linkletter's work -Grammar school, junior and senior high schools -Educational programs -Marijuana -Work of commission on marijuana and drug abuse -President's stance on legalizing drugs -Alcohol -Differences between alcohol and marijuana -Effects -Grades and strengths of marijuana -Dr. Harvey House (sp?), chief clinical psychiatrist at University of California at Fresno -Study of the effects of marijuana -Dr. Bertram S. Brown of National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH] -Statement in press on marijuana
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with an unknown person [John D. Ehrlichman?] at an unknown time between 12:16 pm and 12:35 pm] [Conversation No. 500-17A] -Brown's tenure [End of telephone conversation] -Brown's statements -Alcoholics -Differences between alcohol and marijuana Conv. No. 500-17 (cont.)
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-Codeine -Alice Roosevelt Longworth
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-Medical use of morphine -Civil War -Effect of Drugs -The Presidents view -Asia -Middle East - Latin America -China -India -Burma -Communist countries -Soviet Union -Use of Alcohol -Sweden -Finland -Great Britain -Ireland -Drug use effects -Effect of drugs on street gangs in Brooklyn -Billy Wilkerson -"Cross and Switchblade" -Cost of illegal drugs Demonstrators -Arrests -Public reaction -President's, John N. Mitchell's, and police chief's roles Linkletter's work Presentation of cuff links -Tricia Nixon's wedding Paul W. Keyes -Role with Laugh-In television series Bohemian Grove -Walter Trohan -President's attendance Linkletter and Shumway left at 12:35 pm.
Conv. No. 500-17 (cont.)
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-18 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:10 pm and 2:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for President's signature Butterfield left at 2:14 pm.
Conv. No. 500-17 (cont.)
Conversation No. 500-19 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:14 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman [Marjorie P. Acker?]. Rose Mary Woods schedule The unknown woman [Acker?] left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 500-20 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:14 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man and woman. Presidents schedule
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The unknown man and woman left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 500-21 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:14 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. [Discontinuities appear in the original recording] Statements by Dr. Bertram S. Brown of National Institute of Mental Health -Ronald L. Ziegler's press briefing -President's previous press conference -Brown identified -Ziegler's briefing [End of conversation]
Conversation No. 500-22 Date: May 18, 1972 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. [Discontinuities appear in the original recording] Drugs -Statements by Dr. Bertram S. Brown of National Institute of Mental Health -President's previous statement at California press conference -Distribution -Officials' views
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidential appointments -Peter G. Peterson -Rogers C.B. Morton -Age -Health -Age -[Name unintelligible] -Age
Conv. No. 500-22 (cont.)
Drugs -Marijuana -Effects -Compared with alcohol -Types -Effect on nations -Alcohol -Japan, Great Britain, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], People's Republic of China [PRC], Malaysia [Unintelligible] -Arthur G. (Art) Linkletter [?] -Anti-narcotics campaign [?] A special item Business magazine editors meeting -Original list of attendants -Time, Newsweek, Fortune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes -[Name unintelligible], C. L. Sulzberger -Time, Newsweek, and New York Times business sections President's schedule -Donald H. Rumsfeld and Robert H. Finch -A call Mansfield Amendment -Senate -Possible vote
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Supersonic Transport [SST] -President's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Boeing contracts -Administration's efforts, Boeing's efforts -Republican senators -Southern Democrats -House of Representatives -Leadership -Senate -Leadership -Everett M. Dirksen -Hugh Scott President's schedule -Quadriad meeting, May 21, 1971 -John B. Connally Anna C. Chennault
Conv. No. 500-22 (cont.)
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-Current position -US Chamber of Commerce -Trip to Far East and Southeast Asia -Previous conversation with John N. Mitchell -Possible letters from President -Park Chung Hee -Chiang Kai-shek -Prime Minister and Air Marshall of Thailand -Letter to Haldeman
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-Henry A. Kissinger -Possible letters from President -Letters to Ambassadors -Vietnam -Mitchells view -Forthcoming election in South Vietnam -Kissingers view -Trip -Possible letters -President -Ambassadors -Kissinger -US ambassador -Taiwan, Korea Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:30 pm. Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm. Chennault Racial problems -Ehrlichman's assessment -Possible action -Demonstrators -Mayors, police chiefs -Ehrlichman -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA] -Ehrlichman -Blacks, Chicanos -Police Clark MacGregor -Location -Possible meeting with President and Kissinger
Conv. No. 500-22 (cont.)
[Haldeman talked with an unknown person [Bull?] at an unknown time between 2:30 pm and 3:04 pm] [Conversation No. 500-22A]
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President's schedule -Kissinger and MacGregor [End of telephone conversation]
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Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:30 pm. MacGregor's location Bull left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
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John A. Volpe -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell -Relations with President -Dinner at Clifford M. Hardin's residence -Telephone conversation with Ehrlichman -Meetings with President -Transportation issues -National Railroad Passenger Corporation [AMTRAK or RAILPAX] Conv. No. 500-22 (cont.) -SST -Volpe's -William M. Magruder -Volpe compared with Connally Rumsfeld -Possible position with Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Ehrlichman -Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman -Possible OEP position -Cabinet meetings -National Security Council [NSC] -Mission -Forthcoming meeting with President and Finch Hardin[?] Haldeman left at 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 500-23 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:04 pm and 3:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 3:06 pm.
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-24 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:04 pm and 3:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. [Henry A. Kissinger's] schedule Donald H. Rumsfeld's and Robert H. Finch's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:06 pm.
Conv. No. 500-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 500-25 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 3:06 pm - 3:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -President's meeting with Gerard C. Smith -Postponements -Railroad strike -Possible announcement -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] position and actions -Possible problems -Wording -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -An unnamed advisor [National Security Council staff member?] -Actions during the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration -Wording -Possible reasons for delay -Pierre E. Trudeau's visit to USSR
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leonid I. Brezhnev's schedule -Trudeau's visit -Vladimir S. Semenov, Smith -Truck parts agreement [Kama River] -Thomas W. (Teddy) Gleason -Grain export negotiations -Berlin -People's Republic of China [PRC] Vietnam -Casualty figures -Cambodian operation -Weeks numbers -Decline
SALT -Congress -Clark MacGregor -Kissinger's memorandum -Melvin R. Laird -Senate ratification -USSR reply -Dobrynin -Wording -William P. Rogers, Smith -Antiballistic Missile's [ABM's] -Ronald L. Ziegler, John A. Scali -USSR reply -Timing -Possible announcements -Rogers, Laird Senate -End-the-war amendments -Hubert H. Humphrey's amendment -Draftees -Effect -Previous presidents -Richard B. Russell and colleagues
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. President's schedule -Possible meeting with Robert H. Finch and Donald H. Rumsfeld -Time -Meeting with Ambassadors -Possible meeting with Finch and Rumsfeld Conv. No. 500-25 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm. -Report on trip abroad -Senators -President's staff -Position on issues -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Charles H. Percy -President's and Kissinger's meeting -A proposal -Charles McC. Mathias Amendment -Position on issues -Lack of support for the President Foreign policy objectives and prospects -Salt treaty -Berlin agreement -Middle East -PRC -USSR summit -Vietnam Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:06 pm. President's schedule -Meeting with Finch and Rumsfeld -Time Bull left at an unknown time before 3:40 pm. Reports to President on trips -Finch and Rumsfeld -John A. Volpe
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Maurice H. Stans -George W. Romney -Finch and Rumsfeld Volpe -Possible trip -Graham A. Martin -Talk with Kissinger -Diplomatic assignments
Conv. No. 500-25 (cont.)
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41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reply -Location -Vienna -Berlin agreement -Four Powers meeting -D[avid] Kenneth Rush -Possible US action -SALT agreement Conv. No. 500-25 (cont.) -USSR -Semenov -Wording -US and USSR bureaucracies -ABM -Smiths proposals -Trade agreements with USSR -Restriction of Cabinet officers travel -Bryce N. Harlow -President's previous meeting with foreign policy establishment -Effect -Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Dwight D. Eisenhower -Rogers and the State Department -MacGregor -An unknown event -Effect -Mansfield Amendment -Senate characterized -Possible alternatives -Administration position -Possible re-wording -Mathias Amendment -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Mutual Balanced Reduction of forces -President's role in negotiations -Mutual reduction of forces -May 18, 1971 meeting with Congressional leaders -Problems SALT -Possible announcement -Timing
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Press Conference -Compared with Lyndon B. Johnson -Timing
Sir Keith J. Holyoake -Meeting with the President, April 8, 1971 Conv. No. 500-25 (cont.) -Nature of meeting -Emil (Bus) Mosbacher, Jr. -Kissingers attendance -Topics of discussion -Presidents speech on Southeast Asia, April 7, 1971 -Agriculture MacGregor Harlow -Senate -Russell, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Everett M. Dirksen -Leaders -Democrats -Presidential candidates -Morning meeting with Republican Congressional leadership, May 18, 1971 -Mansfield Amendment -Mathias Amendment Senate -Mathias -Mathias, Percy, Richard S. Schweiker -Jacob K. Javits -Republicans -Javits -Talk with Kissinger regarding Mathias Amendment -Percy, Mathias -Percy [The President talked with an unknown person [H.R. (Bob) Haldeman ?] at an unknown time between 3:06 pm and 3:40 pm] [Conversation No. 500-25A]
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Charles W. Colson's location [End of telephone conversation] Colson Senate -President's relations Kissinger left at 3:40 pm. Conv. No. 500-25 (cont.)
Conversation No. 500-26 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 3:42 pm - 4:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Charles W. Colson. [Unintelligible] Supersonic Transport [SST] -Status of legislation -Vote -Boeing Corporation -Future government contracts -John D. Ehrlichman -Handling -Termination costs -President's future dealings -Daniel J. Evans Colson -Henry A. Kissinger's view Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:42 pm.
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule -Rose Mary Woods -Ambassadors Bull left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm.
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1972 election -Issues -Vietnam war -Effect of President's foreign policy accomplishments -Isolationism -The economy -Jobs -Racism -Welfare reform -White House staff suggestions regarding Family Assistance Plan -Social Security -Reform -Public opinion -1970 Vermont gubernatorial election -Deane C. Davis -President's statement -Popularity Senate -Presidents view -Kissinger, Bryce N. Harlow
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President's May 18, 1971 meeting with Congressional leadership -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] negotiations -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield and Charles McC. Mathias Amendments Democrats Conv. No. 500-26 (cont.) Approval ratings -Lyndon B. Johnson -Louis P. Harris poll -President's position on police -Mail -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Effect of ratings -Ronald W. Reagan's action at University of California at Berkeley Henry A. Kissinger entered at 3:55 pm. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -USSR reply -Announcement -Text -Timing -Wording -President's schedule -Announcements -Meetings with Gerard C. Smith, William P. Rogers -Times Colson left at 3:58 pm. -Kissinger's schedule -Presidents upcoming address to the American National Red Cross, May 19, 1971 -Smith -Kissinger's schedule -Time -Announcement -Smith's possible response -Senate -Congressional leaders
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John A. Scali -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Congressional leaders -Time -Possible response -Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -President's Laos statement, November 3, 1969, speech -Cambodia incursion announcement, 1970 Conv. No. 500-26 (cont.) -Anti-ballistic missile [ABM] announcement -President's schedule -Dobrynin -Congressional leaders -President's role -Possible response -President's possible actions -Mansfield -Possible leak The President, Haldeman, and Kissinger left at 4:05 pm.
Conversation No. 500-27 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:05 pm and 4:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger, John A. Scali, and Ronald L. Ziegler [End of conversation] The President left at 4:06 pm.
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-28 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:06 pm and 4:41 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull and unknown people met. Conv. No. 500-26 (cont.) President's schedule Alexander P. Butterfield entered and the unknown people left at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. Unknown sound[?] Presidents schedule Bull and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:45 pm.
Conversation No. 500-36 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:41 pm and 4:42 pm Location: Oval Office William P. Rogers H.R. (Bob) Haldeman left and an unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:41 pm. President's schedule, May 19, 1971 -Meeting with Rogers -Time The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:42 pm.
Conversation No. 500-29
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 4:42 pm - 5:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman, John A. Scali, and Ronald L. Ziegler. Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible leaks -Announcement -Congressional leaders -Vote, May 19, 1971 -Effect -Time -Possible leaks -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Hubert H. Humphrey -Background -Announcement -Congressional leaders -Time of Kissinger's [?] briefing -Possible leaks -J. William Fulbright -Staff Kissinger entered at 4:45 pm. -Time -Possible leaks -President's possible statements -Time -USSR agreement -Possible leaks -Time -Congressional leaders -President's possible statement -Fulbright -Hugh Scott -Possible leaks -Time Conv. No. 500-28 (cont.)
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Backgrounders for networks and wire services -Effect -Associated Press [AP], United Press International [UPI] -Actions -Congressional leaders meeting -President's possible statement -Views -Time Conv. No. 500-29 (cont.) -President's announcement to press -William P. Rogers and Melvin Laird -Congressional leaders meeting -Time -Purpose -Backgrounder for networks and press -Effect of timed released -Congressional leaders meeting -Time -Backgrounder for networks -Kissinger -Time -Commentators -Effect -White House correspondence -Time -Importance compared with Congressional leaders meeting -Tone -President's Vietnam speeches -White House efforts -Kissinger and Scali -AP, networks -Presidents working relationship with the USSR -Senate -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment vote -President's relations -Distribution of story -Timing -Mansfield Amendment -Administrations position -Announcement -Networks, wire services -Importance
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-White House story line -First bulletin lead -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson and other Democrats position -Announcement -USSR -Antiballistic missile [ABM] -Importance to SALT Conv. No. 500-29 (cont.) -President's statements -Advice to President -Charles H. Percy -"Selling" the agreement -Chalmers Roberts -First bulletin lead -Roberts, Time, Newsweek, [Arnold] Eric Sevareid, John W. Chancellor -First story -Briefings -Times -Attendees -Stewart M. Hensley -Roberts -John L. Steele -Proposed story on SALT -Kissinger's role Scali and Ziegler left at 5:00 pm. -Notification of Rogers and Gerard C. Smith -Timing -President's schedule -Knowledge Kissinger left and John D. Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 5:00 pm. Supersonic Transport [SST] -Boeing -Ehrlichman's meetings -Termination -Senate action -Future contracts -Hydrofoil -Ehrlichman's conversation with Gerald R. Ford
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ford's response Ehrlichman left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:04 pm. President's schedule -George P. Shultz, Herbert G. Klein and business magazine editors -Chairs Conv. No. 500-29 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 5:05 pm. SALT -Rogers -Kissinger -President's credibility -Possible statements -Meeting with President, May 19, 1971 -Time Haldeman left at 5:05 pm.
Conversation No. 500-30 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 5:05 pm - 6:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Herbert G. Klein, Robert Lubar, James W. Michaels, Lewis H. Young, Robert M. Bleiberg, Joseph E[arly] Evans, [Powhatan] Jack Wooldridge, Jr., Raymond J. Brady, Thomas Mulloney, Howard W[entworth] Fleiger, Marsahll Loeb, Lester Bernstein, and Henry Gemmill; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting; discontinuities appear in the original recording. Greetings Pictures Introductions Seating arrangements
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Purpose of meeting Foreign policy Dinner -Paul W. McCracken, Peter G. Peterson, Maurice H. Stans -Decatur House Economic policy -President's May 18, 1971 meeting with legislative leaders -Balance of payments, trade policies, quotas -Future of US -Impact -Japanese and European production since World War II -Edward R.G. Heath -Labor, trade -Japan -East-West relations -Dollar crisis -US economic assistance -US trade policy -US defense policy -Japan, Germany, Europe -Protectionism -Congressional sentiment, public opinion -President's experience as Vice President under Dwight D. Eisenhower -Business Council -President's experience as Vice President -Steel -Japan -Automobiles -West Coast sales -Business Council -US competitiveness -Peterson -Research and development -Great Britain Shultz's role in meeting Balance of payments -"Dollar crisis"
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Economists' views -Federal Reserve Board, Department of the Treasury, Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Milton Friedman's article -German economy -International monetary conference -Bretton Woods -Gold Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) -Arthur F. Burns position -Japan -Germany -Administration policy -Need for clarity of position -Netherlands -Switzerland -Germany -Belgium -US interest rates -Compared with European rates -Exchange rates -Fluctuations -John B. Connally -US interest rates -Interest rates -US policy -The Presidents position US competitiveness -Peterson -Steel industry -US share of world market -Exports -International lending -Export-Import Bank, Inter-America Development Bank, World Bank -Germany -Lutshansa -US policy -Effect on US economy -Trans World Airlines, American Airlines -Stimulation of exports -Boeing
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Subsidy -Size, effect -Henry Kearns -Government subsidies -Japan -American producers -Kearns -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Shultz -Competition -Japan -Europe -Germany -France -Latin America -Africa -Arms sales -Melvin R. Laird -US foreign policy interests -Western Hemisphere Inflation -Monetary policy -Budgetary policy -Congressional action -Full employment, full capacity -Definition -Balanced budget -1958 Eisenhower administration experience -Government responsibility -Full employment -Effect -Health programs advocated by Senate -Effect -President's policy -Vetoes -Shultz -Wage-price policy -Labor-management -Wage-price controls -Inflation -Monetary policy
Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.)
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-1968 experience -Deficits -Federal Reserve Board monetary policy -Wage and price controls Steel -Negotiations -Steel industry -Labor -Wages, prices -Productivity and investment increases -Labor relations -Strike in 1959 -James P. Mitchell -Roger M. Blough and Conrad Cooper[?] -Work rules Organized labor -Work rules -Railroad strike -Bechtel Corporation -National Commission on Productivity -Union leaders -Effect US economy -Petersons forthcoming report -Purpose of President's forthcoming speech -Labor, management -Current status -Supersonic Transport [SST] vote, May 19, 1971 -Termination costs for Boeing -Nuclear power -Environment -Tradition -Competition -Japan and Germany -Defense capabilities -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Europe -Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.)
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Germany and Japan -Economic role -SST -Time of flight to Paris -Importance -Automobiles -Japan -Costs Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) -President's meetings with heads of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler -Airbags, seatbelts -Effect of safety devices on costs -American, foreign cars -Environment -Safety -Steel industry -President's possible role -Workers -Future -Modernization efforts -Compared with Germany and Japan -Presidents view on competition -Public opinion -Computers -USSR -Public opinion -Labor and business leaders -Future -Military superiority -Public opinion -Labor-management bargains -Congress -Proposals regarding labor and management relations -Wagner Act, Taft-Hartley Act -Transportation -Compulsory arbitration -Railroad strike -Reasons -Public opinion -Peterson -Business -President's meetings
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leadership -Labor unions -Objectives -Samuel L. Gompers -Membership -Great Britain -Labor-management relations -Congress, public opinion Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) -Taft-Hartley Act passage in 1947 -President's role -Harry S. Truman's veto -Effect of public opinion -Productivity competition -Antitrust laws -Connally -Regulations -Sherman Anti-trust Act -International competition -Review by administration -Mergers -Tom Sullivan's statement at previous Quadriad meeting -Shultz -University of Chicago background -Position -Trends in last thirty to forty years -Peterson's report -Possible effects -Trade policy -Wage and labor management policy -Antitrust policy -Government subsidies for research and development -Levels -Desalinization -Breeder reactor -Benefits -Energy costs -"New water" -Uses -Program -Office of Saline Water in Department of the Interior -President's previous meeting -Status of research
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Compared with Japan, Great Britain, Germany, USSR -Government and private contributions -Compared with highway program -Texas, Oklahoma, Southern California -Possible action -Highway trust fund -Legislation in current Congress -House Ways and Means Committee Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) -Welfare reform -Revenue-sharing -Health benefits -Tax reform -Wilbur D. Mills -Previous bill -Review of tax code -US competitive position -Use of tax system -President education -Duke University Law School -Charles Lucien baker Lowndes -View on tax system -Tuition tax credit -Views of Treasury Department -Connally -Free trade -US role in the world -Presidents view on protectionism -Adam Smith -Public opinion -Protectionism -Effect -Time cover story -East-West trade -International monetary policy -USSR -Japan -Textiles -Eisaku Sato -Trade policy -Effect on American companies -Regulations
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-James M. Roche -General Motors truck plant -Orientation towards the West -Importance -Negativity ability -President's legal experience -Textiles -Peterson Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) -Quotas -Long-term -American educational system -Businessmen -Presidents policies -Long-term -Foreign affairs -Vietnam War, arms policy, PRC initiative -World War I and World War II -Effect on Western Europe -Trade prior to conflicts Business editors dinner, May 18, 1971 -Decatur House -Location Foreign policy -American people's responsibility -American people -Presidents view -Vision -Practicality -Pragmatism -World War II effects -Monetary policy -International monetary conference -Gold prices -Interest rates -Federal Reserve Bank -US unemployment -Importance of strong US economy -The Presidents policies -International monetary situation
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Trade policy -Labor relations policy -Tariffs and quotas -US tax policy -Antitrust policy Gifts -Presidential cufflinks -Presidential golf balls -Presidential seal -Donald McI. Kendall, Wilson Sporting Goods -Cufflinks -Cost -Seal -A Group interested in US policy in Israel -Previous meeting with the President -Golda Meir -Relations with US -Presentation of gifts Tricia Nixon's wedding -Preparations in Rose Garden -White flowers -Previous White House weddings -East Room -Tricia Nixons view Democrats Decatur House -Ownership -Daughters of American Revolution, Society of the Cincinnati Shultz, et al., left at 6:34 pm. Previous meeting -Results The President talked with the White House operator at 6:34 pm. [Conversation No. 500-30A] Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.)
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[See Conversation No. 3-60] Klein left at 6:34 pm.
Conversation No. 500-32 Conv. No. 500-30 (cont.) Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 6:34 pm - 6:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Mrs. Nixon. [See Conversation No. 3-61] [One item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 500-33 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:35 pm and 6:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Dinner on the Sequoia -John B. Connally, Henry A. Kissinger, H. R. (Bob) Haldeman, Charles W. Colson, and John D. Ehrlichman -Time Moving of objects Bull left at an unknown time before 6:38 pm.
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 500-34 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: 6:38 pm - 6:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -President's previous interview -Sequoia -Arrangements -Transportation Butterfield left at an unknown time before 6:40 pm. Congress -Vote on Emergency Unemployment Bill -Vote on revenue sharing measure -Manpower Special Revenue Sharing -House of Representatives President's schedule -Meetings with George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, James D. Hodgson Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:40 pm. -Sequoia -Charles W. Colson, John D. Ehrlichman -Car -Shultz -Information on railroad strike Bull left at an unknown time before 6:48 pm. -Meeting -McCracken's schedule -Shultz -Hodgson -McCrackens memorandum on construction
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Discussion Shultz entered at an unknown time after 6:40 pm. -McCracken's schedule -McCracken's memorandum -President's possible action -Shultzs view -Agreed-upon increases -Possible private board action -Possible union response -Board makeup -Government role -Possible discussion with McCracken
Conv. No. 500-34 (cont.)
Railroad strike -McCracken, Hodgson, and Shultz -Possible settlement -Congress -House and Senate -Jacob K. Javits -Board -Moratorium dates -Increases -Possible compromise -Javits, Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, Carl B. Albert President's interview with business editors -Herbert G. Klein -Issues discussed -Domestic economy -Trade policy -President's position Railroad strike -House action on wage package -Harley O. Staggers -Wage package and date
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Board recommendation -Javits proposal -President's action President's meeting with business editors -Issues raised -Peter G. Peterson's report -Antitrust and tax review -American spirit -Trade policy -The Presidents view -Free trade -Relation to American spirit -Peterson's forthcoming presentation -John B. Connally[?] -Position of the dollar -The Presidents concern -US economy -Arthur F. Burns -Milton Friedman's Article, "The Mark Crisis" -International monetary conference
Conv. No. 500-34 (cont.)
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Railroad strike -Possible settlement
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissinger entered at 6:48 pm. Shultzs meeting with the Presidents Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] President's interview with business editors Shultz left at 6:49 pm. Conv. No. 500-34 (cont.) President's schedule -Car The President, Haldeman, and Kissinger left at 6:49 pm.
Conversation No. 500-35 Date: May 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:49 pm and 10:43 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield and an unknown man met.
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President's location Butterfield and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:43 am.