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Date: 
Jun 02, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 508-1 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to an unknown person Presidents press conference -Ronald L. Ziegler -John A. Scali -Presidents previous experiences with the press
Conversation No. 508-2 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to an unknown shortstop Ronald L. Ziegler Unknown shortstops batting problems -Presidents political career
Conversation No. 508-20 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man Presidents schedule
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:20 am Conversation No. 508-3 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman Ehrlichman -Schedule -Preparation of analysis of Black Caucus legislative agenda -Cost -Timing
Conversation No. 508-4 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. Drug abuse studies -Heroin addicts who started on marijuana -Federal agencies as sources of information -Dr. Bertram S. Brown, director, National Institute of Mental Health
Conversation No. 508-5 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman Drug abuse studies -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Secretary of Health from Arizona -Physicians -Over-prescription of drugs -Study -Instructions for Krogh -HEW
Conversation No. 508-6 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman and Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. Drug use -Recommendations for increasing criminal penalties -Pushers who are addicts
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-Courts possible reaction -Use of death penalty
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Applicability of federal statutes
Conversation No. 508-7 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman Urban unemployment -Pierre Rinfrets predictions -Possible political problems -Ehrlichmans forthcoming meeting with George P. Shultz -Ehrlichmans recommendations
Conv. No. 508-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 508-8 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Memorial to Confederate dead in the US Civil War -Memorial to General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant at West Point -Implications for the South
Conversation No. 508-9 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President dictated a note to Melvin R. Laird Attachment to formal letter -Commendation for unknown person The President dictated a letter to Laird US military -Ceremonial duties -Presidents view [This conversation continues as Conversation No. 508-11]
Conversation No. 508-10 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Request for recording tapes Presidents schedule -Alexander P. Butterfield Bull left at an unknown time before 9:20 am
Conversation No. 508-11 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:55 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a letter to Melvin R. Laird
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[This is a continuation of Conversation No. 508-9] US military -Ceremonial duties -Presidents view -Military District of Washington -Presidents visits to foreign nations Conv. No. 508-9 (cont.) Conversation No. 508-12 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: 9:20 am - 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Rose Mary Woods Presidents dictation equipment -Malfunction -Peter G. Peterson -Malfunction -Manolo Sanchez Woods left at an unknown time before 9:40 am The Presidents schedule -80th Congressional Club reception June 3 -Mr. and Mrs. Carl B. Albert -Meeting with Anastasio Somoza Debayle -Tone -Henry A. Kissinger -Major General James D. (Don) Hughes -Maurice H. Stans -Meeting protocol -Mrs. Somoza -Marion A. Smoak -William R. Codus -80th Congressional Club reception June 3 -Physical arrangements -Number of attendees -Gifts for attendees -Ash trays, cocktail glasses, cuff links
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Presidents dictation equipment -Woods Forthcoming Congressional Club reception -Gifts The Presidents schedule -Congressional briefing, June 8, 1971 -International economic policy -Peterson -Timing -Location -Somoza -Kissinger -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Butterfield left at 9:40 am
Conversation No. 508-13 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: 9:45 am - 12:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Explorer Scouts Anastasio Somoza Debayles visit -Department of State -Briefing book -Maurice H. Stans, Henry A. Kissinger -Arrangements State Departments bureaucracy Medal of Freedom
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
United States civil service -Sick leave, annual leave -Haldeman and the Presidents experiences
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Rose Mary Woods entered at an unknown time after 9:45 am The Presidents dictation -Peter G. Peterson -Malfunctioning equipment Woods left at an unknown time before 10:13 am White House correspondence unit -Noble Melencamp -Dianne Humes, Raymond K. Price, Jr. Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch -Trip White House correspondence -Price -Melencamp -William J. Hopkins role -Commitment of resources and volume of correspondence Kissinger entered at 10:13 am
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam War -Military operations -Snoul -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] withdrawal -North Vietnamese attack -Casualties -Press -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Melvin R. Laird -Associated Press reporter -John A. Scali -White House response
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
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PAKISTAN
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US-North Vietnamese negotiations -Kissingers cable to Ellsworth F. Bunker -Timing -Status -South Vietnamese elections Kissingers foreign trips -Visit with British -Korea
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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PAKISTAN
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
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US ambassadors -Support for the President -John S. Farland -[David] Kenneth Rush -Berlin deadlock -Bunker -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -Farland Vietnam -Press coverage of President -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -Zbigniew Brzezinskis suggestion -Timing of negotiation -Democratic National Convention -Lyndon B. Johnson -North Vietnam bombing halt -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Democrats Presidents foreign policy -Successful Vietnam War negotiations -Summit meetings -South Vietnam -End to American involvement -Effect
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department Activities -Press -Academia -Council on Foreign Relations -John J. McCloy -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -US relations with the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) -US-North Vietnamese negotiations -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.s opinion
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PRC INDIA-PAKISTAN
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-Negotiations with North Vietnam -Bombing Vietnam -Morale in North Vietnam -Supplies -Lam Son operation -Medical Problems -World War I -US relations with USSR and PRC -Joseph C. Kraft -Commentary on Presidents press conference
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Public opinion -Hanoi propaganda efforts -President -Johnson -Peace Initiatives -Presidents peace initiative -Quaker background -Patrick J. Buchanan -Presidents World War II duty -Presidents familys reaction
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
Presidents foreign policy -Saturday Review of Literature -Editorial praising Presidents foreign policy -Norman Cousins -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] announcement -Public opinion -US relations with USSR, PRC -Necessity of foreign policy successes -Trip to PRC -Timing -Vietnam -Us-USSR relations -SALT -Presidents possible trip to PRC -Kissingers forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Kissingers health and age The President left at an unknown time after 10:13 am US foreign policy -Presidents role -SALT US relations with PRC Kissinger left at 10:32 am The President entered at an unknown time after 10:32 am
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissingers foreign trips Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:32 am Briefing book -Oval Office Bull left at an unknown time before 10:55 am Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) Presidents schedule -Possible PRC trip Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:32 am Briefing book -The Residence -Manolo Sanchez Bull left at an unknown time before 10:55 am Presidents previous press conference -Presidents schedule -Commentators conclusions -South Vietnams forthcoming election -General Nguyen Van Thieu Presidents schedule -Dinner for Somoza -Willy Brandts forthcoming US visit Presidents previous press conference -Buchanan -Herbert G. Klein, Ronald L. Ziegler, Scali, and Buchanan -Handling of press -New York Times, Washington Post -May Day demonstrators -Basic foreign policy issues -Drugs -Demonstrations -SALT -PRC -Middle East
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-International Labor Organization [ILO] -Kissinger -Presidents conversations with George Meany -William P. Rogers -Novaks comment -Politics -Edmund S. Muskie Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -May Day demonstrators -John D. Ehrlichmans view -Walter E. Washington -Ehrlichmans reaction -Scali May Day demonstrations -Press -Illegal arrest issue -Processing of people arrested -Presidents previous press conference -George P. Shultzs opinion Presidents public image Presidents previous press conference -Types of questions -Ziegler -Clark R. Mollenhoff -Questions on domestic affairs -Busing -Housing -Race relations -Buchanans preparation -Foreign policy versus domestic policy -William H. Carruthers -Mark I. Goode -Rostrum -Presidential Seal -Camera angles Possible telephone poll
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Questions -China -Approval -Vice President approval -Trial heats -Press conference -SALT -May Day demonstrations -Presidents support of police -Wording -Legalization of marijuana Presidents previous press conference -Domestic issues -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -Welfare reform -Drugs -May Day demonstrators -Reporters questions -White House response -Buchanan -Letter writing -Jerald F. (Jerry) terHorst Presidents forthcoming press conference -Domestic issues -Trip to Arkansas -Timing -Announcement -Physical arrangements -Press coverage -Ziegler -Story on housing -Views of Shultz and John N. Mitchell Press coverage of administration -SALT -Presidents foreign policy -PRC
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -May Day demonstrators Vietnam -Vietnam veterans organizations -Unknown man -John F. Kerry -Comments on Vietnam war crimes Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 10:32 am Haigs schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:55 am Vietnam -Vietnam veterans -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Unknown mans comments Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 10:32 am Haigs schedule -Son Kissingers schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:55 am Vietnam -Unknown mans comments -Comments regarding May Day demonstrations -Charles W. Colsons role -Television network coverage -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Herbert R. (Chief) Rainwaters request for television time -Unnamed veterans forthcoming actions -Kerry -Melville Stephens
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissinger entered at 10:55 am General John W. Donaldson -Allegation of Vietnam war crimes -Laird -Stanley R. Resor -Timing and location of actions -General William C. Westmoreland -Meeting with Kissinger -Time magazine story -Possible squelching of criminal charges -Department of the Army -Westmoreland -Resor -Role of Secretary of Defense
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
Presidents previous press conference -May Day demonstrators -Ehrlichman -Presidents conversation with Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Law and order -National economy -Law and order -Possible speech by President -William L. Safire Colgate University -Visit by Rogers -College football -Andy Kirk -Game against Duke University -Walt Slade -University president -Actions of valedictorian -Kissingers actions at Johns Hopkins University -Rogers reaction -Rogers comments regarding commencement -West Point West Point -Commencement exercises
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Television coverage Rogers -Comments regarding young people US relations with PRC -Presidents previous press conference Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) -United Nations [UN] -Chiang Kai-shek -Possible announcement -Rogers role -Forthcoming meeting with General Nguyen Van Thieu Presidents previous press conference -Impression on American people -Questions on foreign policy -Presidents Vietnam policies Presidents Vietnam policies -Krafts comments -Presidents forthcoming news conference -Planted questions on Vietnam Presidents previous press conference -Question on morality of Vietnam bombing -Presidents background -Garnett D. (Jack) Horner -Horners question -Repatriation of POWs -Korean War -Vietnam War -Question of morality of bombing -Presidents visits to Germany -Essen, Berlin, and Dresden -Morality of war -Adolf Hitlers goals -US bombing Vietnam -Vietnamese Communists -Treatment of Catholics after 1954 -Bishop of Da Nang -Howard K. Smith
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
US war efforts -Strategic concepts US bombing of North Vietnam -US relations with USSR and PRC -Future strategy -Possible reaction by American people Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) Morality of war -US Civil War -General William T. Sherman -March to the sea -Abraham Lincoln -Cost of disunion -US bombing targets -Laos -North Vietnamese -Atrocities in 1954 -Communist atrocities in South Vietnam -Japanese killed at Hiroshima and Nagasaki -Harry S Truman -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Possible 1945 invasion of Japan -American casualties -Hitler -North Vietnamese -May Day demonstrators -Previous press conference -Presidents response Vietnam -Military action in Laos and Cambodia -Kissingers conversation with Scali -Television networks reporting -Casualty figures Presidents accomplishments -Firings -Permissiveness -Welfare loafers -Foreign policy
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bombing of Vietnam -SALT -Vietnam negotiations -Presidents record Mood of nation -Liberals Presidents domestic program -Ehrlichman -Presidents philosophy -Environment -Food stamps -Consumerism -Revenue sharing -John V. Lindsay -Cuts in property taxes Liberals -Views regarding President -Desire for power -Ehrlichman Poll -National issues -Haldemans conversation with Thomas W. Benham -Environment -Concerns -Air and water -Consumerism -Effect of news media -Welfare -Distribution -Domestic Council -Environment -Haldemans possible consultation with Ehrlichman -Presidents role Ziegler entered at 11:24 am PRC -Study on UN membership Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Completion date -Timing of decision -Announcement May Day arrests -Zieglers possible response -Release of individuals Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.) Presidents previous press conference -Ziegler, Scali, Klein -Washington press corps -Questions -Foreign policy -International monetary policy -Revenue sharing -Manpower -Public service jobs May Day demonstrators -Zieglers possible comments -Previous press conference -Presidents answer -Legality of arrests -Zieglers possible comments -Release of demonstrators -Views of White House press corps -Presidents view -Kennedy -Presidents approval of police actions -Orderly government -Constitutionality -Liberals -Press response -Zieglers possible comments -Public support for President Presidents previous press conference -Presidents foreign policy -SALT -PRC -Telephone polls on Vietnam
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Zieglers possible comments -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -Negotiations -NATO -USSR -Warsaw Pact countries -Timing -Rogers -US relations with PRC -Timing and form -Presidents travel plans -Midway Island -Possible meeting -Vietnam -Southeast Asia May Day demonstrators -Medias views -Actions -Presidents views -Unknown mans conversation with Ehrlichman -Civil Rights marches -Selma, Alabama Washington press corps -Smith -Sons experience in Vietnam -Members of Congress -William B. Saxbe -Sons experience in Vietnam -Sons lack of experience in Vietnam -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Military service -Fears -Presidents previous press conference -Wire Service reporters -J. William Theis -Jack Dwyer [?] -[First name unknown] Gannett -Draftees to Vietnam
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Behavior at Kissingers press briefing -Sarah McClendon -Marianne H. Means -Ford Rowan -WTOP -Question on Vietnam -terHorst -Theis -Peter Lisagor -Herbert E. Kaplow -Philosophy -Dan Rather -Motivation -POW families -Johnsons bombing -Presidents responses -Morality of war -North Vietnamese -World War II Bombing of Germany in World War II -Morality of war -Presidents Quaker background -US Soldiers -Actions -Compared to American Indian Wars -Morality -Hitler Morality of war -Bombing of Vietnam -Aftermath of North Vietnamese Takeover -Reports of Communist Atrocities -Deportation of Czechs -World War II -Rowans possible opinion -Fascism versus Communism Presidents previous press conference -May Day demonstrators -Domestic questions
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Aluminum -Steel -ILO -Zieglers previous briefing -Reporters question -Presidents response -Meany -Arrangements Ziegler left at 11:48 am Possible summit meeting with USSR -MBFR -Announcements -Rogers, Laird -SALT Hedley W. Donovans call to Kissinger, June 1 -Possible briefing by Kissinger -Times advertisers -James R. Shepley -Possible briefing by Kissinger -Peter M. Flanigans possible actions -Shultzs experience -Purpose -Possible briefing by Kissinger -Michael Coles -Cousins -Purpose
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
Kissingers possible meeting with New York Times editorial board -Time magazine -John W. Gardner -Kissingers schedule -Somoza dinner Ziegler entered at 11:52 am Zieglers forthcoming press briefing -Presidents press conferences -Politics
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Candidates press conferences -Politics Ziegler left at 11:55 am Presidents schedule -Somoza dinner -Haig -Stans
Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
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-Major General James D. (Don) Hughes -Salvador Allende Gossens Kissinger left at 11:56 am Haldemans conversation with Benham -Polling information -Vietnam War and American people -Presidents standing as military strategist -Goals of administration -Domestic Council -Vietnam War -Haldemans forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman -Presidents personal characteristics -Theme of administration -Law and order -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Vietnam War
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-National economy -Possible impact of foreign policy achievements -Kissinger -SALT -PRC -Presidents previous press conference Haldeman left at 12:04 pm Conv. No. 508-13 (cont.)
Conversation No. 508-14 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:04 pm and 12:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Certificate -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon Mrs. Nixon entered at 12:07 pm -Medal of Freedom presentation -William J. Hopkins -Family -Sequence of events -Citation -Commander Craig S. Campbell Bull left at an unknown time before 12:08 pm Oval Office -Furnishings Bull, Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins, Gail Hopkins, and Mr. and Mrs. John N. Castell entered at 12:08 pm
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Introductions W. J. Hopkins home town in Kansas -Presidents home town -High school Bull, G. Hopkins, and Mr. and Mrs. Castell left at 12:10 pm Conv. No. 508-14 (cont.) Hopkins role with administration Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:10 pm Arrangements for ceremony [An unknown man introduced the participants] [Applause] The President, Mrs. Nixon, and Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins left at 12:12 pm
Conversation No. 508-15 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:19 pm and 12:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 12:24 pm
Conversation No. 508-16
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: June 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:19 pm and 12:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Robert H. Finchs schedule Conv. No. 508-15 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 12:24 pm
Conversation No. 508-17 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: 12:24 pm - 12:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:26 pm
Conversation No. 508-18 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: 12:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bull left at 12:26 pm
Conversation No. 508-19 Date: June 2, 1971 Time: 12:26 pm - 2:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -Robert H. Finch -William J. Hopkins -Medal of Freedom presentation Finch entered at 12:27 pm -Hopkins Finchs memo -Finchs forthcoming meetings -Tom Reed [sp?] -Harley [sp?] [Surname unknown] -[Forename unknown] Monaghan [sp?] -John N. Mitchell -Leonard K. Firestone
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Presidents schedule -Presidents letter to John Cardinal McIntyre California poll results -Vietnam War -US economy -Forthcoming administration grants -Department of Transportation [DOT]
Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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-Presidents program for California -Presidents conversation with George P. Shultz -Agricultural extension program -Meeting between Charles W. Colson and Jeb Stuart Magruder -Congressmen
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 12:27 pm Presidents press conferences -Presss reaction -Political questions -Equal time -Presidents use -Oppositions response -George S. McGovern -Zieglers response -Foreign, domestic policy issues -Public perception -Presidents June 1 press conference -Television coverage Ziegler left at an unknown time before 1:10 pm National issues -Possible administration actions -Vietnam -Economy -Drugs -Law and order -Ronald W. Reagan
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Presidents schedule -Meeting with Explorer Scouts -White House tour
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33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Colsons activities -Meeting with veterans group -John F. Kerry -Television networks -Equal time Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 54s ]
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Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Possible appointment to Supreme Court -Possible Attorney General -Role in Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -John D. Ehrlichman -[Forename unknown] Gifford Peter M. Flanigan -Possible role with administration -Budget director -Cabinet officers Weinberger -Possible Supreme Court appointment -Issues
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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Presidents Tulsa, Oklahoma trip -Presidents schedule -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons schedule -Page Belcher -Congressmen -White House staff -Arrangements
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Charles C. Edwards -Performance -Staffing -Issues Presidents drug program -Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Polls -Donald H. Rumsfeld
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Drugs in Vietnam -Defense Department -Finchs appearance on Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Morning News -State Department -Defense Department -Ehrlichman -Veterans hospitals Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.) -Joint Chiefs of Staff -Criminal penalties for dealers -Ehrlichman, Krogh -Congress -Dr. Bertram S. Brown of National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH] -Presidents forthcoming speech to American Medical Association [AMA] -Prescriptions -Abuse -Drugs and military men -Presidents and Haldemans observations -Prescription abuse Presidents schedule -Samuel L. Devine -Clark MacGregor Presidents accomplishments -World events -Vietnam War -Republicans response -Congressional votes -MacGregor -Foreign policy -Cabinet officers activities -John B. Connally -Polls -Lyndon B. Johnson -Dignity California politics -Party affiliation -National economy
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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Vietnam War -Peace initiative -North Vietnam bombing -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Extent -Popular Support -Pueblo incident US foreign relations -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Middle East -Henry A. Kissingers prediction -Suez Canal -William P. Rogers Presidents domestic program -Ehrlichman -Careers for women -Health care -Unemployment of liberal arts graduates -Revolutionary societies -Higher education -Number of students -Subjects studied -Federal funding -Shultz, Weinberger, Ehrlichman -National Science Foundation -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW]
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cutting funds -Shultzs view -University of Chicago -University of California -Nuclear energy -Southern California -Stanford University Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.) -National Science Foundation -Budget -Presidents conversation with Dr. Lee A. DuBridge -Subsidization of teachers salaries -Teaching versus applied science -Proposed shift in funds -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Educational lobby -Bernie Schaefer [sp?] -Report on applied technology -Robert S. McNamara -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Subsidies of Boeing -Position of the United States -Possible condominium with Japan -Concorde -Great Britain and France -TU-144 -USSR -Presidents conversation with Rogers -Soviet plane -Boeing -McDonnell-Douglas -Value -Length of flights -Commercial advantage -Freight -American airline industry -Possible subsidies by military -SST -Magruder -Boeing -Seattle unemployment -Compared to Southern California
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Movie industry -Flanigans efforts on tax reform -Television networks -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Employment California -Possible actions -Weinberger -Meeting with Finch -Government programs -Planning and impact -Agricultural extension -Irrigation districts -HEW -Johnsons efforts on behalf of Texas -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedys campaign theme in 1962 -George Lodge -Government programs -Press coverage -Model Cities program -John V. Tunney -Alan Cranston -Republican congressmen
Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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Finch left and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:57 pm Papers to sign
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 1:59 pm Presidents schedule -Ehrlichman -Meetings -Explorer Scouts -Shultzs request -Veterans Administration [VA] medical budget -Charles M. Teague -Olin E. (Tiger) Teague -Arlen Specter -Press conference -Types of questions -Previous press conference in California -Ziegler -Publicity value Presidents previous press conference -Political questions -Press objections to Ziegler -Press motives
Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.)
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Peter G. Peterson -Memorandum to the President -Possible conversation with Haldeman and Ehrlichman -Charles L. Shultze and John W. Gardner -Partisanship
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bipartisanship -Shultze -Shultzs efforts -Gardner -Possible role with administration Brookings Institution Conv. No. 508-19 (cont.) Bipartisanship in government -Support from Democrats Anastasio Somoza Debayle dinner -Kissinger -Entertainment -Army Chorus -Presidents schedule -Mrs. Nixon -Joint Chiefs of Staff -Forthcoming breakfast meeting Haldeman left at 2:25 pm