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Date: 
Jun 11, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 517-1 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 9:37 am - 9:39 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people met Open door to office The unknown people left at unknown time before 9:39 am
Conversation No. 517-2 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:37 am and 9:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left at unknown time before 9:39 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 517-3 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:37 am and 9:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Henry A. Kissinger meeting Bull left at unknown time before 9:39 am
Conversation No. 517-4 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 9:37 am - 10:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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Sanchez left and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 9:39 am Henry A. Kissinger entered at 9:40 am
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3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissinger meeting with Lyndon B. Johnson -Molly Furness [possibly Betty Furness?] -Clark M. Clifford Lawrence F. O Brien, Jr. statement in Christian Science Monitor -Godfrey Sperling, Jr. breakfast -Presidents handling of Vietnam -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy attack on President -Content of Kennedy statement Vietnam -Content of Kennedy attack on President -Robert J. Dole rebuttal -Hubert H. Humphrey -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. and Arthur O. Sulzberger -Administration attack on Clifford -Ronald L. Ziegler -Johnsons reaction -Burning Tree Country Club -Effect of Clifford attack on President -Presidents contact with Hanoi -Clifford attack on President -Support of newsmen -Kissingers trip to New York -Time commitment -Contact with Sulzberger -Talks with [Forename unknown] Franco, Henry Hubbard, Dan Rather -Rather comment -Negotiations -Press -Negotiations -Hanoi -Clifford -Xuan Thuy -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -Problems of coverage -Clifford -French newsmen -Working dinner on the Sequoia, June 10
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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-William P. Rogers -John B. Connally -John D. Ehrlichman -Drug policy -Recall of five ambassadors -Meeting -Rogers -Vietnam prisoners of war [POWs] -Press conference -POWs for withdrawal -Effect of press coverage -POW problem -In relation to casualties -Eventual freeing -H. Ross Perot -Connallys reaction -Plan to visit POWs -Reduction of emphasis -Melvin R. Lairds role -Reduction in POW emphasis -POWs as an issue -Treatment -Drug problem -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Shift in opinion of media and Congress -George S. McGovern-Mark O. Hatfield debate -Bipartisan House of Representatives resolution -Timing
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect -Administration prospects -Jacob K. Javits dinner -George P. Shultz -Ehrlichman -Earl L. Butz [?] -Professor [Forename unknown] Erickson -Administration invitees Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.) -Frank F. Church conversation with Kissinger -McGovern-Hatfield prospects -Need for cooperation between Senate and President -Senate Resolution -Content -Previous dinner party -Church remark -Critics of Administration -Real fears -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] initiative -Prospects of wars end -Clark MacGregor -Houston Congressmen -Bipartisan criticism -Republican role -Republican self-image -MacGregor -Congressional contacts -Proffering of compromise resolutions -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield role -Congressional actions -Confidence of critics -Impression of President -Administrations response -Mansfield Stephen B. Bull entered at unknown time after 9:42 am Presidents schedule Bull left at unknown time before 10:33 am
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam -Polls -Effect of criticism -Nature of criticism -Benefit of initiatives -PRC -USSR -Strategy of North Vietnamese -Illusion of progress -Public reaction -June 26 -Kissinger memo to President -Xuan Thuy interview -Separation of military and political issues -Implications -Casualties -Related to earlier numbers -John A. Scali role -Press relations -Cambodia -Laos PRC -Trade efforts -State Department involvement -Rogers -Winthrop G. Brown -Press release -State contribution -Commerce Department -Shipping requirements -Peter G. Peterson -Kissinger -Labor contacts -Jay Lovestone -Labor complaints -George Meany -American bottoms -Assurances to Kissinger -Harry Bridges -Thomas W. (Teddy) Gleason
Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Packaging -Union contacts -Shultz role -Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Gleason -Grain -Press play -Credit to President -PR role -Rogers role -Browns role -Ziegler briefing -Quality -Scali public relations session -Scali qualities -PRC trade -Marshall Green -Early criticism -Press release -Wording -Secretary of State -Secretary of Commerce -Details of trade initiation -Presidents role -John N. Irwin, II -State Department -Spy from White House International economics -Connally -Chile problems -Expropriation of US Industry -Guyana -Chile -Jamaica -Long-term effect -Rogers -Primacy of US law -Expropriation -Effect on US business -US competitive position
Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.)
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Petersons report -Industry by industry -Robert B. Anderson statement in 1959 comparison -Peter M. Flanigan -Comparison with Great Britain -Economic decline -US technology Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.) -Rogers discussion with Willy Brandt -Cooperation on Supersonic Transport [SST] -German-American cooperation -Status of US SST -Advantages of SST over Concorde and Soviet SST -Money and technology -Flanigan -Japanese -Germans -Cost to US -Loss of technological leadership -Benefit to US -Tie to Germany -Possible reaction by the British and French -German-Soviet relations -Connally -Criticism -European economic union -Economic versus Defense integration -Benefits -Guyana -US position -Security for loans -Kissingers call to Connally -Chile -Boeing 707 deal -Export-Import [Ex-Im] Bank role -Henry Kearns -Chiles reaction -Banking conditions preventing expropriation -Chile -Connally -Need for action -Public perception
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-State Department -Pakistan -Brazil -Kissinger -Assassination of Right Wing Christian Democrat -Blame of Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Martial law -Attack on US Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.) -Military Support -Levels -Comparison to Brazil -Kissingers call to Connally State Department personnel -Flanigan appointment -Nathanial Samuels -Tie to Peterson -Benefits -White House contacts -Irwin
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-Direction of Flanigan effort -Benefits -Feedback on State Department personnel -Flanigan White House role International economics -Loans
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Pakistan -Recipients of loans -World Bank criteria for loans -Connally -Robert S. McNamara and Schweitzer -Ideological views -Effect on policy -McNamara meeting with Kissinger -Pakistan Aid -Kissingers talk with Connally -IMF -Ideological considerations -Foreign governments domestic policies -US reaction -Double standard -Czechoslovakia -PRC -Chile -Military aid -Salvador Allende Gossens -Movement to one-party state -Ex-Im Bank meeting -General feeling -Press control -Treatment of military -Police control -Arguments for US pressure -Further aid -Connally -Maurice H. Stans -Interest
Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.)
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-Brazil -Support for US -Territorial water limits -Military nature of government -William M. Rountree role -International coffee agreement -Message to ambassador -Congressional action -Reasons -Forthcoming visit to US -Message to ambassador -Latin America section of State Department -Ideological leanings -Charles A. Meyers role -Contact with Anastasio Somoza Debayle -Liberalization of government -Contact with Allende Kissinger call to Connally Meeting with Brazilian ambassador to US
Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.)
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FOREIGN RELATIONS
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-Fishing problems -Congressional problems with coffee agreement Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 [National Security] [Duration: 26s ]
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Kissinger and Haldeman left 10:36 am
Conversation No. 517-5 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 10:37 am - 11:08 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Elliot L. Richardson, Roger O. Egeberg, and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr.; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Weather -Wedding plans
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The White House photographer left at unknown time before 11:08 am Appreciation of Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] work -Congressional salesmanship -Egebergs role -Necessity of putting message across -Egebergs efforts for HEW Conv. No. 517-4 (cont.) -Feeling for President An unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 10:37 am Presidents schedule The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 11:08 am Doctors of HEW -Quality of HEW program Use of money -Translation into useable service -Supply/demand considerations Health Maintenance Organization [HMO] programs -Kaiser Permanente -Participation -Misinterpretation -American Medical Association [AMA] -Administration public relations -Opportunity for membership -Future prospects Drug program -Alcohol programs -Use of alcohol versus drugs -Medicinal use of drugs Welfare reform Revenue sharing -Education -Cancer research
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Office of Management and Budget [OMB] Mental health -Size of field of mental health -Welfare reform versus health care -Investment breakdown -Thrust of programs Conv. No. 517-5 (cont.) -Effectiveness of program -Translation into large scale program from experience -Constituency strength in mental health -President of National Association of Mental Health [NAMH] -Meeting with President -Problems with medicine -Psychosomatic illness -Old school versus new school -Will to Live -Author -Dr. Arnold A. Hutschnecker -Rose Mary Woods -Analysis of personal cases -Drug problem -Personality deficit -Beneficial use of drugs -Problems with different drugs -Doctors role -Phenobarbital -Mexican contacts -Phenobarbital versus heroin -Combinations of drugs -Administration contact with doctors -AMA contacts -Attack on drug problems -Educational campaign -Treatments -Forthcoming HEW meeting with AMA -Presidents role -Support for doctors -Arthur G. (Art) Linkletter -Daughter -Carl M. Yastrzemski
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Boston Red Sox -Educators role -Effect of doctors on youthful drug users -Lack of political identification -Benefit of education -AMA involvement -Lecture participation -Doctors lectures -Benefit -Medical group versus business -Poll on business -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Public opinion -Doctors -Public opinion -Presidents schedule -Upcoming meeting with AMA Gift presentation -Cuff links -Golf balls -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Drug problem -Doctors lectures -Content Richardson, et al. left and Bull entered at 11:06 am Presidents schedule -John Sherman Cooper Bull left at unknown time before 11:08 am
Conv. No. 517-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-6 Date: June 11, 1971
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 11:08 am - 11:56 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person [H. R. (Bob) Haldeman?] Meeting with John B. Connally -Timing -Content
Conv. No. 517-5 (cont.)
John Sherman Cooper, Clark MacGregor, and Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:08 am -Length -Input from Connally [End of telephone conversation] Greetings Coopers health Paintings of White House Coopers credibility -Help to administration -William B. Saxbe Foreign policy negotiations -Information of Senate -J. William Fulbright -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] contacts -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] contacts -General direction of US policy -Presidents role -Control of right -USSR and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Quality of agreement -Leonid I. Brezhnev Manolo Sanchez entered at unknown time after 11:08 am Refreshments
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at unknown time before 11:56 am Foreign policy negotiations -Prospects for Soviet summit -SALT -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -William P. Rogers -European view Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:08 am -European security conference -Administration efforts -Efforts in addition to Vietnam -Needs from Congress -Understanding of process -Effect of leaks -Secrecy -Soviet reaction -Kissingers conversations with Soviets -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Congressional input -SALT -PRC -Vietnam -Timing Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:56 pm -Effect of comments on talks -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedys remark -Presidents efforts in Vietnam -Progress on big issues -PRC -Soviet Union -Vietnam -Congressional perception -Effect of Congressional comments -Fulbright -Vietnam
Conv. No. 517-6 (cont.)
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Nicholas deB. Katzenbach -Desire for information -USSR -PRC -Goals -Strength -Europe -Contribution to general good -Reaction against military -Effect of progress -MBFR -Balance of payments -Goals -Forthcoming Willy Brandt visit -Dinner -German leadership -Relation to Wernher M. M. von Braun -School ties -Mandeza [?] -Balance of payments -Vietnam -Prospects for ending war -Dynamics of negotiations -Troop withdrawal -Prospects of breakthrough -Administration goals -Topics of negotiation -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Protection of US troops -South Vietnam survival -Breadth of negotiations -Clark M. Clifford statements -Effect of Congressional actions -US goals in negotiations -Congressional feeling -Need for one voice -Effect of Congressional actions -George S. McGovern -John W. Gardner and Mark O. Hatfield -Immorality of War -Cambodia -Laos
Conv. No. 517-6 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Goal of negotiations -End of American deaths -Senate actions -Hatfields view -Hatfield legislation prospects -Committee activity -Regional settlement prospects Conv. No. 517-6 (cont.) -Cambodia -North Vietnam -Laos -Administrations proposal -Neutralization of Southeast Asia -Objections to McGovern-Hatfield -Provisions -History of proposals offered by US -Public knowledge -Effect of McGovern-Hatfield legislation -Weakness -House sentiment -Basis -Lucien N. Nedzi-Charles W. Whalen, Jr. amendment -Presidents October 7 statement -Compromise offers -Congressional support -Gerald R. Ford -Leslie C. Arends -Carl B. Albert -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Jacob K. Javits -Presidents October 7 statement -Recirculation -John A. Scali -Appointment versus actual movement of US -Vietnam -PRC -Soviet Union -Vietnam -Difficulty of negotiations -Presidents needs from Congress -Clifford -Difficulty of public negotiations
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Relation to PRC and Soviet Union -North Vietnamese -Fear of quid pro quo -Congressional issues -Balance of payments -Coopers trip to Vienna -Gerard C. Smith -Paul H. Nitze -Brady [?] -Edmund S. Muskie -Clifford -Cyrus R. Vance -Tolerance
Conv. No. 517-6 (cont.)
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GERMANY
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-Presidents needs -Consultation with Congress -Indochina -India -Indira Gandhi and Swaran Singhs conversation with Cooper -Indian election -US involvement -Singhs belief -Coopers response -National Security Council [NSC] -Opposition party
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rogers -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -American business -US involvement -Kissingers schedule -Upcoming lunch with Indian ambassador -Mansfield contact Conv. No. 517-6 (cont.) Cooper, et al. left at 11:56 am
Conversation No. 517-7 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:56 am and 11:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Rehearsal of wedding -Briefing of Ronald L. Ziegler, William H. Carruthers, and Mark I. Goode -Television coverage -Timing Bull left at unknown time before 11:58 am Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:56 am -Forthcoming meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:58 am
Conversation No. 517-8 Date: June 11, 1971
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 11:58 am - 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Samuel L. Devine and William E. Timmons Greetings Support for President -Devine role -Press coverage International negotiations -Arms control with Soviets -Public perception -US and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] interests -Give and take -Anti-Ballistic Missile [ABM] -Soviet interests -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Eastern Europe -Berlin -Economics -Arms control -Congressional support -US negotiating position -PRC -Objectives -Soviet and Chinese competition -Leadership role -Basis of US movement -Taiwan concerns -Interplay of objectives -Soviet interest in Europe -Southeast Asia -Chinese and Soviet aid to North Vietnam -Effect on negotiations to end war -Vietnam -Prospects of success in talks -Evolution -Cambodia and Laos action -Effect on North Vietnamese
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Breadth of discussions -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Presidents previous meeting with John Sherman Cooper -Responsibility of Congress in talks -Democratic fears -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy statement -Relation of casualties to Laos operation Conv. No. 517-8 (cont.) -Clark M. Clifford -End of war -Credit -Cambodia resolutions -Cooper-Church amendment -Message to Supporters of President -Presidents view of PRC, Soviet Union, and US interests -Devines constituency -PRC Grain Deal -Gerald R. Ford -American unions -Behind-the-scenes negotiations -Democratic Fears -Comparison of President with other administrations -Future of the world -John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson -Dwight D. Eisenhower Domestic affairs -Congressional-Executive relations -Public works bill -Veto prospects -Devine/Ford -Input -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Prospects -Family assistance -Carl T. Curtis bill -Republican response -Relation to welfare reform -Content -Revenue sharing -Guaranteed annual income -Workmens incentives
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Effect on Black vote -Phil Burke [?] -Senate prospects -Timmons and John D. Ehrlichman meeting -Purpose -Ehrlichmans role -Relation to HR 1 -Effect on Wilbur D. Mills prestige -Fairness -Ways and Means Committee -Tie to Social Security -Black Caucus -Previous meeting with President -Content -Demands -Cost -Concern for the rest of the country -Cost of demands -Potential tax increase -Devine trip to Korea -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Devine trip to Israel -Devine committee assignment -Jewish vote -Support for Devine -Financial aid -Black Caucus -Meeting with the President -Black vote -Support for President -John N. Mitchell -Future meetings -Upcoming international events Devine and Timmons left at 12:20 pm
Conv. No. 517-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-9
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:20 pm and 12:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Schedule -Meeting with Baron Guido Zerilli-Marimo -Gift Bull left at unknown time before 12:23 pm
Conv. No. 517-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-10 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 12:23 pm - 12:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Baron Guido Zerilli-Marimo, Alexander P. Butterfield, and Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins Greetings -Photographs Diplomatic posts -Rome -Benefits Atkins left and Manolo Sanchez entered at unknown time after 12:23 pm Refreshments Sanchez left at unknown time before 12:39 pm Zerilli-Marimos analysis of issues -Italy -US diplomatic mission -Economic cooperation
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-US ambassador Graham A. Martin -Qualities -Requirements for ambassador -Energy -Ability -Martin -James C. Dunn -1948 election -Prospects for prosperity -Martin -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -East Asia -Japan -Italian economy -Communism in Italy -Popular support for Communist party -Reasons -Tuscany -Behavior -Importance to the free world -Presidents view -Impact on Latin America -Presidents view -European union Presentation of gifts Appreciation of friendship Zerilli-Marimo and Butterfield left at 12:39 pm
Conversation No. 517-11 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 12:39 pm - 12:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidents schedule -Robert C. Hill meeting -Barber shop appointment Bull left at unknown time before 12:40 pm Conv. No. 517-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-12 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 12:40 pm - 12:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert C. Hill and Harry S. Dent; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Baron Guido Zerilli-Marimo The White House photographer left at an unknown time before 12:59 pm -[Forename or surname unknown] Headly [sp?] -Meeting between Hill and Zerilli-Marimo -Graham A. Martin -Italians
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28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Spain -General Francisco Francos health -Admiral Thomas H. Moorers visit -Parkinsons disease -Digestive trouble -Successor to Hill -Transition -Qualifications -Effect of left-wing successor -Need for strong staff -Hills forthcoming conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Kissingers role -Staffing requirements -Need for strong staff -Successor to Hill -Prospects -Political leanings -New York Times -Moorer visit to Spain -Soviet strategy -Leftist effort in Spain -Franco
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-Key to Spanish future -Prime Minister position
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vice Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco -View of US -Gregorio Lopez Bravo de Castro -Blanco qualifications -Political relationship with Franco -Hill dinner party Appreciation for Hill effort -Quality of effort -Continued support Hill, et al. left at 12:59 pm Conv. No. 517-12 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-13 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:59 pm and 1:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule -Barber appointment -Ronald L. Ziegler briefing Bull left at unknown time before 1:02 pm
Conversation No. 517-14 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:59 pm and 1:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger Presidents schedule -Robert C. Hill
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 517-15 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:59 pm and 1:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Samuel L. Devine -William E. Timmons -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman -Barber appointment The President and Butterfield left at 1:02 pm
Conversation No. 517-16 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:02 pm and 1:36 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 517-17 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:36 pm and 1:43 pm Location: Oval Office
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule Bull left at unknown time before 1:43 pm Conv. No. 517-15 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-18 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:36 pm and 1:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Schedule -Upcoming meetings -Peter G. Peterson -Attendance -John B. Connally -Agenda -Trade topics -Attendance -Henry A. Kissinger -Connally
Conversation No. 517-19 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 1:43 pm - 2:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William H. Carruthers, Mark I. Goode, and Ronald L. Ziegler Wedding plans -Television coverage
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Extent -Post-wedding plans -Red Room -Photos -Television coverage of photographic session -Audio set up -Receiving line -Television coverage Conv. No. 517-18 (cont.) -Dance -Lucy A. Winchester -Rehearsal -Dance -Sequence and tunes -Tricia Nixon and Edward R. F. Cox -Presidents cut in -Tune change -Howard E., Jr. and Anne C. B. (Finch) Cox role -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon role -First dance television coverage -E. R. F. Coxs role -Coverage ending -T. Nixons exit -Cake cutting -Media coverage -Bouquet throwing -Exit -Receiving line -Timing -Location -Serving of drinks -Entrance of guests -Cabinet members -North Portico -Television coverage -Audio coverage -Weather -Chance of rain -Inclement weather plans -Presidents escort of T. Nixon -Pace -Train attendance
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Winchesters role -T. Nixons role -Extent of dancing -Priscilla Kidder -Schedule -Television coverage -Extent -Ceremony coverage Goode and Carruthers left at 1:53 pm
Conv. No. 517-19 (cont.)
Press conference -John D. Ehrlichman and Leonard Garment -Connally role -George W. Romney and John N. Mitchell -Upcoming conference -Blackjack question -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Housing integration -Administration commitment -Public perception -Blackjack question -Attorney General statement -Questions of reporters -School questions Wedding -Constance M. (Cornell) (Connie) Stuart -Kandy S. Stroud (Womens Wear Daily) -Presence in White House press pool -Television presence on Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Zieglers idea -Placement in a pool -CBS coverage -Dan Rather and Marya McLaughlin anchor -Other positions -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Barbara Walters and Edwin P. Newman anchor -Other positions -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] coverage -Studio highlights
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-CBS special -Timing -ABC special -Timing -NBC coverage -Timing -Extent of coverage -West Coast coverage -ABC -Special broadcasting -NBC -CBS -Audience interest -Total coverage -Dominance -News shows -Type of coverage -Audience size and interest -CBS special -White House weddings Ziegler left at 2:02 pm
Conv. No. 517-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 517-20 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 2:05 pm - 2:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and John B. Connally Greetings Schedules Seating International economics -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Chile -Salvador Allende Gossens -Effect on other contacts
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Popular perception -Effect of US rejection of help
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INDIA-PAKISTAN
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-John Sherman Cooper previous meeting with President -Indira Gandhi -Swaran Singh -Elections -Gandhi -Assassination of Secretary of Interior in Chile -Edmundo Perez -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] India-Pakistan -Connally and William P. Rogers views -IMF role -International Bank for Development and Reconstruction [IBRD/World Bank] role -Judgement of morality -Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Robert S. McNamara -Link to loans -Criteria for loans -Colombia -International lending agencies role -Chilean situation
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-Bolivia -Peter G. Peterson -Connallys role -Chile -Connally -Action by President -Chilean desire for normal relations Conv. No. 517-20 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 5s ]
FOREIGN RELATIONS
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-Allende -Loan amounts -Security for loans -US accused of assassination of Perez -Allende -Boeing 707 deal -Credit restrictions -Use of trade restrictions -Benefits -Credit continuance -Allende -US political motivations -Loans -Issues -Copper -Speech -Rhetoric
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-Expropriation of US assets -Effect -Request for guarantees -Connallys role -Economic and political consultations -Peterson Committee -Kissinger and [Forename unknown] Hill Conv. No. 517-20 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 32s ]
FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Bolivia -Bilateral aid -Inter-American Development Bank loan -World Bank loan -Use of loan -Expropriation of oil well -Gulf benefits -Argentina -Expropriation of other assets -Background -Losses to US -Guyana -Expropriation of aluminum companies -Jamaica -Guyana, Suriname -Potential -US investment
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bolivia -Inter-American Development Bank -US voting posture -Credit -Use of sanctions -Latin America -State Department position -Daniel Holland [?] -Christian Democrat -Compared to Communists -Charles A. Meyer -Anastasio Somoza Debayle -Brazil -Forthcoming visit of Brazilian President
Conv. No. 517-20 (cont.)
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ****************************************************************************** -Fishing controversy with US -State Departments stance on fishing rights controversy -Need for strong US-Brazil ties -Need for stable government -Loans to Latin American countries -Juan Velasco -Chile -Cuba -Expropriations -Expropriations -US policy
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-Retaliation for expropriations -Withholding of loans -World Bank role -Disparity in policies -Effects -Peterson -Naivete of some US officials Conv. No. 517-20 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [National Security] [Duration: 51s ]
CHILE
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-Chile -Soviet influence -Comparison to Cuba -Cuba -Fidel Castro -US policy -Normalization of relations -Revolutionary views -State Department thinking -Implementation of strategy -State Department role -McNamara -Schweitzer -Other contacts Presidents schedule -Wedding rehearsal
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Kissinger and Connally left at 2:38 pm
Conversation No. 517-21 Conv. No. 517-20 (cont.) Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:38 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Request for Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at unknown time before 2:40 pm
Conversation No. 517-22 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 2:40 pm - 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman
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****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 41s ] Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:40 pm Conv. No. 517-22 (cont.) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:57 pm END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
Henry A. Kissinger entered at 2:41 pm [Pause] Presidents schedule -William P. Rogers -John A. Scali role US foreign policy -John B. Connally involvement in administration -Kissinger meetings -Connally qualities -Future plans -Kissinger meetings -Content -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Conv. No. 517-22 (cont.)
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-Status of US in the world -US world position -Baron Guido Zerilli-Marimo -James C. Dunn -US embassy -Competence -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Graham A. Martin -Contacts with Italian government -Henry J. Tasca -Robert C. Hill -Need for vigor -Martin -State Department relations -Qualities -Need for vigor in representing US -Frederic V. Malek -Donald H. Rumsfeld role -Office of Economic Policy [OEP] -Benefits -State Department job -John N. Irwin, II -State Department -Peter M. Flanigan -Benefits -Value to President -Business community contacts
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Loyalty to President -Emil (Bus) Mosbacher, Jr. role -Rogers call to Haldeman -Concern over expropriation -European Community -State Department attitudes -Expropriation -Erosion of US position -John Foster Dulles -Soviet Union -Italian ambassador -Spain -Hill staff -Aide to John H. (Jock) Whitney -Whitney aide -Requirements
Conv. No. 517-22 (cont.)
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SPAIN
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-Press conference -Lifting of trade restrictions -US-PRC staffing -Comparison with Soviet Union -Use in House elections -Upcoming announcement -Scali -Vietnam
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John Sherman Cooper visit with Kissinger -Vietnam Negotiations -Italy -Martin -Removal -Zerilli-Marimo -Types of people -Anglo/Saxons Conv. No. 517-22 (cont.) -Russians -Orientals -Italians -Qualities -Soviet Union -Party speech -Aleksei N. Kosygin content -Nikolai V. Podgorny -Praise for Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Place in hierarchy -Kremlin politics -Podgorny -Kosygin -Age -Health -Age of leaders -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Toughness of Soviet politics -Josef V. Stalin -Connally role in policy formulation -Kissinger relation with Connally -Relation to John N. Mitchell -Haldeman, Kissinger, and John D. Ehrlichman decision on Flanigans role Haldeman and Kissinger left at 2:57 pm
Conversation No. 517-23 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 2:58 pm - 3:04 pm
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Location: Oval Office The President met Rose Mary Woods
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The President and Woods left at 3:04 pm
Conversation No. 517-24 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:04 pm and 3:11 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service?] met Rose Mary Woods location The unknown people [Secret Srvice?] left before 3:11 pm
Conversation No. 517-25 Date: June 11, 1971 Time: 3:11 pm - 4:11 pm Location: Oval Office
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with John D. Ehrlichman Meeting with Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Carl T. Curtis substitute legislation Reaction to Wilbur D. Mills, Edmund S. Muskie revenue sharing ideas -John B. Connally Conv. No. 517-23 (cont.) -Democratic Caucus ideas -John W. Byrnes idea -Results -Administration strategy -Connally -Contact with Mills -George P. Shultz -Ehrlichman -Leak of information -Mills reaction -Connally letter to Mills -Content -Drawbacks -Benefits -Contact with mayors -Effect of bill -Edwin L. Harper analysis -Effect on small communities -Mills role House Resolution [HR] 1 -Samuel L. Devine view -Support -Negroes -Left wing -Conservative Republican -Mills enemies -Shultz -Elliot L. Richardson -Welfare -Effect of family assistance -Presidents constituency -Cost factor
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Efficacy -Work requirement -HR 1 without family assistance -Family assistance -Efficacy -Administration -Difficulties -Effect of removal from HR 1 Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.) -Aid to Families with Dependent Children [AFDC] -[Gary?] Cook -Clark MacGregor -Work requirement -Political effects -Ronald W. Reagan welfare reform -Killing by California committee -Use as an issue -Democratic proposal -Political effect -Use of issues -Family assistance versus welfare reform -Short term effect of family assistance -Work requirements -Liberal strategy -Devine -Timing of bills progress -Use of welfare as an issue -Presidents effort to achieve reform -Chance to administer -Liberal outlook -AFDC -History of reform -Great Society -Ehrlichmans view -Family assistance -Model cities -Congressional support -Hubert H. Humphrey -Devine -John B. Anderson position effect on election -Forthcoming election -Other reforms
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Highway Trust Fund -Model cities -Urban renewal -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Highway Trust Fund -Opposition -Governors -Priority -Use of money -Environment -Revenue sharing -Gas tax money -Access by federal government -Great Society programs -Support -Effect -Highway fund -Support -Concrete manufacturers -Petroleum people -Bus companies -Truckers -Model cities -Support -Blacks -Cuts -Rearrangement of funds -Effect -Background -Present status of program -Housing -Henry Hubbard role -Washington Post article -Alden W. Clausen authorship -Use of referendum -Referendum -Family assistance -Presidents role -Signal of support -Devine role -Cost of program
Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Political strategy -Position if bill fails -California precedent -Nelson A. Rockefeller role -John V. Lindsay, Rockefeller feelings -Reagan role -Lindsay problems -Upcoming labor problems Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.) -Public service employees -Other contracts -Rockefeller ambition -Strategy -Spending -Maurice H. Stans -Peter M. Flanigan and Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger role -Social Security spending -Business spending -Effects -Support by business -Popular support -Need for business support -Strategy -Narcotics -Ehrlichmans attack on William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Message to ambassadors -Aid tied to narcotics attack -Impact on foreign relations -French -Turks
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Thailand -Laos -Mexico -Turkey -US Congressional action -Ehrlichman talk with Kissinger
Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
Cabinet -Connally will -Stans -John A. Volpe -Richardson -Control of Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -New York Times article -[Forename unknown] Herberts [?] -Rogers -View on narcotics -Expropriation policy of US -Effect -Condemnation versus expropriation principles -Connallys role -Peter G. Petersons importance -Robert Anderson -Rogers demeanor -Outlook on problems -Rogers qualities -Attack on Stans -Bolivia
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-Undersecretary James T. Lynn -Qualities -Peterson -Qualities -Charles H. Percy
Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
Personnel -Flanigan State Department assignment -Benefits -Drawbacks -Egil (Bud) Krogh, Jr. role -Shultz request for Krogh on Arnold R. Weber departure -Flanigan role -Business support -Peterson role -Use of Flanigan staff -Dual role -Flanigan role -Qualities -State Department -Rogers performance -Stans -Peterson -State Department slot
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-Dean Rusk -Dwight D. Eisenhowers comments -Historys treatment of Rogers -Kissingers role -Source of US foreign policy Housing fight -Washington Post reporter -Source of policy -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Foreign policy -Middle East accomplishments -Truce -Rogers role
Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
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MIDDLE EAST
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-Soviet presence in Middle East -US policy and Arab interests Wedding rehearsal
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-Practice of processional music -Marine Corps musicians -Appearance at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts opening Public parks accomplishments -Mall construction -Further efforts -Upcoming ideas -Nathaniel A. Owings -Movement -National Capital Planning Commission role -Owings role -Garments role -Useful designs -Recreation of earlier Washington -Owings role -Plans -Garment -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -Timing of submission of drawings -Interior Department role Barbara (Greene) (Bobbie) Kilberg -Ripon Society association -Visit with President -Quality of work -Indian work -Qualities
Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
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Robert H. Finch
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Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.)
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Foreign policy problems -Donald H. Rumsfeld -National Security Council [NSC] -Finch -Discipline -Desire to make news -Herbert G. Klein question and answer performance -Johns Hopkins University -Klein speech performance -Qualities -Ronald L. Ziegler performance -Press Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon entered at 4:08 pm
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Ehrlichman left at 4:09 pm
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[The President talked with the White House operator at unknown time between 4:08 pm and 4:09 pm] Conv. No. 517-25 (cont.) [Conversation No. 517-25A] [See Conversation No. 5-7] [End of telephone conversation] Stephen B. Bull entered at unknown time after 4:09 pm Presidents schedule [The President talked with Richardson between 4:09 pm and 4:11 pm] [Conversation No. 517-25B] [See Conversation No. 5-8] [End of telephone conversation] The President, Mrs. Nixon, and Bull left at 4:11 pm