520

Date: 
Jun 15, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 520-1 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 7:56 am - 7:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Kenneth B. Keating -Forthcoming meeting with Arthur K. Watson Butterfield left at an unknown time before 7:59 am Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:56 am Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 7:59 am
Conversation No. 520-11 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:59 am and 9:48 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people met [Unintelligible] The unknown people left at an unknown time before 9:48 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 520-12 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Presidents schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:56 am
Conversation No. 520-2 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:56 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Presidents schedule -Meeting with Arthur K. Watson -Preparation for meeting with Willy Brandt -Meeting with Association of Real Estate Boards -Watson meeting -Timing
Conversation No. 520-3 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 9:56 am - 10:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Charles W. Colson Dick Cavett Show -Audience -Youth and idealism Pentagon Papers -Memorandum from the President -Staff contact with the New York Times -Henry A. Kissinger -Max Frankel -George P. Shultz -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -William L. Safire -John A. Scali -Administration tactics -Handling of New York Times questions -Arguments against tactics Personnel -Unnamed person [John M. ONeill] -Colson handling -Idealism Presidents schedule -Arthur K. Watson meeting -Meetings -Policy -Watson effort Pentagon Papers -Leaks -Need to prevent leaks -Congressional reaction -Department of the Army -Administrations handling of the story -John N. Mitchell -Daniel Ellsberg -Leslie H. Gelb -Prosecution
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mitchell -New York Times role ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 29s ] Conv. No. 520-3 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
Presidents schedule -Willy Brandt State Dinner -Invitation for Watson Congressional situation -Hugh Scotts view of George S. McGovern-Mark O. Hatfield amendment -Criticism of President -Role of New York Times publication of Pentagon Papers -Kissinger -Neil Sheehan -Counterattack -Tom C. Huston -Goal Presidents schedule -Minot Island -Notification of press Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:56 am -Preparation for visitors -Watson Butterfield and Bull left at an unknown time before 10:13 am -Rochester trip -Nelson A. Rockefeller [?] schedule
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Wedding -Guest list -Rockefeller [?] -Lyndon B. Johnson handling -Press release -Johnson Library release -Presidents handling -Constance M. (Cornell) (Connie) Stuart -Ronald L. Ziegler Midway Island trip -Preparations Vietnam -Troop announcements -Melvin R. Laird -Text of announcements -Meeting with General Nguyen Van Thieu on Midway Island -Election impact -Ellsworth F. Bunker role -Television play -Role of speeches -Counter to critics Drugs -Role of speeches -American Medical Association [AMA] role -Robert P. Griffin -Radio speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr.s efforts -Perception of problem -Presidents supporters -Drugs and crime -Marijuana users -Support for President -Vietnam demonstrators -Eastern colleges -University of Southern California group Haldeman left at 10:13 am
Conv. No. 520-3 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
William N. Brown, H. Jackson Pontius, Fred C. Tucker, Jr., Donald I. Hovde, John C. Williamson, George W. Romney, John D. Ehrlichman, and Henry C. Cashen, II entered at 10:14 am; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Introductions Seating Wedding -Television coverage -Viewing by population Housing -Revenue sharing -National Association of Real Estate Boards [NAREB] -Support for President -Plight of cities -Effect on property taxes -Use in speeches -Perception of people -History of property taxes -Correlation of taxes and revenue sharing -Rationale -John B. Connally role -Effect on home buying and education -Effects on individual taxes -Newark, New Jersey -High income versus low income effects -Political issue -Revenue sharing -Taxation -Basis for taxation -Nature of tax burden -Lack of planning -Federal Housing Administration [FHA] -Project defaults in Newark -Effect on education -School costs Conv. No. 520-3 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-San Jose, California project -Natural beauty -Los Angeles -Knotts Berry Farm -Taxes -Appreciation of Presidents stance on revenue sharing -NAREB conference, San Diego -Romney speech -Quality -Endorsement of Presidents program -Construction costs and interest -Effect on home ownership -Presidents programs -Davis-Bacon Act -Construction cost stabilization -Reduction of interest rates -Effect of taxes and costs on ownership -Role of labor costs -Quadriad meeting -Industry agreements -Long-term nature of program -Interest rates -Priority of problem -Romney efforts -Action of Philadelphia bank -History -Effect on housing levels -Relation to money supply -Inflation possibilities -FHA role -Snowball effect of rate rise -Discrimination -Jackson Kearns of Civil Rights Commission -Romney efforts -Pressures on administration -Economic and racial discrimination -Pacific Northwest project -Objections -Reasons -Use of public funds -Weapon against discrimination
Conv. No. 520-3 (cont.)
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Black Jack case -Separation of economy and racial discrimination -Romney efforts -Nature of man -Supreme Court decision -Lackawanna case -Rationale -Referendum intent -Problems -Need to sustain housing boom -Revenue sharing support -Relation to property taxes General discussion Gift presentation State of the nation Brown, et al. left at 10:37 am
Conv. No. 520-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 520-4 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 10:39 am - 10:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Meeting with Willy Brandt -Kissingers attendance -Photo session -Egon Bahr -Brandt -Presidents view -[David] Kenneth Rush -German politics -Ostpolitik
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Berlin Kissingers schedule -Meeting with Arthur K. Watson -Telegram sent through State Department -Georges J. R. Pompidou to President -Algeria -Export-Import Bank -Leak Watson -Invitation to Brandt dinner -Attendance Vietnam -Troop levels -Kissinger role -Other negotiations -Financial arrangements -Possibilities Kissinger lunch with John B. Connally -Updating of Connally knowledge of negotiations -Connally knowledge versus John N. Mitchell knowledge -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Vietnam -Leak of documents -William A. K. (Tony) Lake defense -Berlin negotiations with Soviet Union -Vietnam talks -Use of Separate Channels -US-Soviet talks -Chances of agreements -Movement in negotiations -Reason for secrecy -Knowledge of US actions by officials -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Mitchell -Effect of Departments of State and Defense bureaucracies -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
Conv. No. 520-4 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
George S. McGovern-Mark O. Hatfield amendment -Hugh Scott -Kissingers talk with unknown representative -Gerald R. Ford role -Ford conversation with President -US position -Milton R. Young -Narcotics -Role of military service -Change of context -Kissingers meeting with Henry Hubbard -Articles -Public position of administration -Effect of passage of McGovern-Hatfield amendment -Destruction of negotiations New York Times disclosures (Pentagon Papers) -Mitchell -Lyndon B. Johnson -Substance of articles -Defense of governmental process -New York Times role Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 10:47 am -Attorney General role -Presidents action on assuming the Presidency -Assessment of policy -Substance of article -Role of previous administrations -Injunction from Justice Department -Rationale -Enforcement of law -Disclosure of classified material -Procedures -Legal requirements -Prosecution of guilty -Responsibilities of administration -Flexibility of position -New York Times response
Conv. No. 520-4 (cont.)
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administration response -Legal process of declassification -Violation of declassification procedures -Necessary procedures -Presidents non-involvement in family quarrel -Responsibilities of administration -Penalties for administration disclosures -Max Frankel Ziegler left at 10:54 am Kissinger-Anatoliy F. Dobrynin meeting -Advantages -Relation to upcoming PRC trip -Noncommittal acceptance of proffered document -Soviet desire for summit -Timing of response New York Times situation -Mitchell -Injunction -Presidents approval -Rationale
Conv. No. 520-4 (cont.)
Vietnam negotiations -Presidents meeting with Republican Congressional leaders -Peter H. Dominick -Questions -Coalition government -Back channel negotiations -Results of nonsupport of President -Handling Congress -Effect of New York Times situation during election -Security of files -Laird role -Rogers -Cabinet leaks -Campaign problems -Congressional attitudes -Kissinger -John D. Ehrlichman
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reminder of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -PRC trip -Packaging -Soviet Union -SALT Kissinger left at 10:59 am Conv. No. 520-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 520-5 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:59 am and 11:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Arrival of Willy Brandt -Preparations Bull left at an unknown time before 11:02 am
Conversation No. 520-6 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 11:02 am - 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Willy Brandt and Stephen B. Bull; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting Greetings Seating Photographic session
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Brandts trip -Visit to Yale University -Jamaican stop [Camera noise] The press left at an unknown time after 11:02 am Brandt schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Egon Bahr -State dinner -Appointments in US Berlin negotiations -Soviet Unions position -Movement -US response -Relation to Brandt -Berlin ties -Possibility of surprises -Berlin talks -Possibilities -Displays of Western willingness -Comparison with Four Power talks in 1959 -Comparison with John F. Kennedy -Soviet military -Soviet -Soviet negotiating tactics Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:02 am Refreshments Kissinger and Bahr entered at 11:13 am Greetings Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:32 pm Previous President-Brandt talk
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Berlin talks -Department of State role -Leak problem Berlin negotiations -Chances of Berlin settlement -1959 Berlin talks -Kennedy -Substance -Soviet movement -Soviet tactics -Isolation of Berlin -Public versus private stance -Substance of talks -Consular offices in West Berlin
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
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FOREIGN RELATIONS
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-Benefits of consular offices -Scope of talks -Need for US-Federal Republic of Germany [FRG] cooperation -Negotiating tactics -Need for caution -Bahr relationship with Kissinger and [David] Kenneth Rush -Soviet tactics -Desire for contact at highest levels -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Formulation of solutions
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Strategy -Future positions -Ostpolitik -Role of Berlin -Linkage -Mutual and Balanced Force [MBFR] talks -Other goals -US-FRG cooperation
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
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NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION [NATO] EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY [EEC]
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European affairs -European evolution -History -Role of US -Contemporary Europe -Economic strength -Germany -France -Great Britain -Future -US stake in future -Fear of European economic unity -Rationale -Need for political consultation
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cooperation of Western Europeans -Contribution to world stability -Old politics -US position in alliance -Efforts to strengthen Europe -Efforts towards British inclusion -Edward R. G. Heath -Georges J. R. Pompidou
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
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EEC JAPAN NATO
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Defense spending -Growing expenditures -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Amendment -Consequences -Burden-sharing -MBFR -Assurances to legislators -Content -Alliance systems -Brandts views on MBFR -Bilateral talks -US-Soviet Union
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Multilateral talks -Participants -United Nations [UN] -General Assembly -Fairness of voting -Efficacy -Bilateral US-Soviet negotiations -MBFR -Scope -Initiation
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
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MBFR
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-Brandt visit to Congress -Schedule -Assurances to Congress -Security emphasis -Military expenditures -US Senate -Contributions to defense -Burden-sharing -US -NATO -US troops in West Germany -Balance of payments -Need for Congressional assurances -Mansfield -Relative contribution of US and Europe
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mansfield -Balance of payments -Force reductions -Balance of payments -John B. Connally -Mansfield resolution -White House efforts -Balance of payments -Floating of deutsche mark -Brandts concerns -Length of action
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
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-Necessity -Duration -Effect on Europe -Effect on markets -Rumors -Speculators -Effect on decent people -Elimination of crisis atmosphere -International finance -Brandt meeting with Connally -Connally trip to Germany -Schedule -Strength of currencies -Opportunity for leadership -US and Germany
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Japan -Other countries -Attention to balance of payments -Monetary movements -Effect on security -Rush -Presidents confidence -Dealing with Brandt -Need for economic strength and vitality -Effect on politics -US role -World politics -Role of European nations -US role -Soviet role -Japanese role -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] role -US-PRC relations -Normalization -UN -Brandt background -Soviet Union -PRC -PRC Interest -Soviet Union -Japan -Japanese interest -US nuclear umbrella -PRC -Soviet Union -Western Europe interest -West Germany -US -Regions -Underdeveloped areas -Middle East -Africa -Latin America -South Asia -India -Pakistan
Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Five great powers -Need for Realism -US-PRC relations -Future effect
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WORLD AFFAIRS
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-World affairs -Concern for US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -US position regarding Japan -German concerns President and Brandts schedule -Meeting with Rush and German official -Cabinet Room Kissinger and Bahr left 12:30 pm Nuclear arms -US-PRC relations -Reason for US moves -USSR-PRC relations -US-USSR relations -Prospects of war involving PRC -Nuclear arms control deal -Chinese capabilities -Future
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Japan Kissinger, Bahr, Rolf Pauls, Conrad Ahlers, Hermann Kusterer, Wolf-Dietrich Schilling, and Harry Obst entered at 12:32 pm President-Brandt discussions -Success Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [National Security] [Duration: 16s ]
INDIA-PAKISTAN
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India-Pakistan -US policy -Refugees -Conflict -India -West Pakistan -East Pakistan -Aid to refugees -Taking sides -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Ability -Difficulties -Focus on refugees -Use of refugee issue
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[National Security] [Duration: 31s ] INDIA-PAKISTAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ****************************************************************************** Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.) -Problems in South Asia -Poverty -Strength -India-Pakistan situation -Kashmir -Vice presidential experience -Need for cooperation -Comparison with US-Europe relations -Germany -France -Problems of keeping armed forces Vietnam Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Anti-ballistic missile [ABM] elimination -Offensive weapons elimination -Timing -US-USSR communique -Weapons not covered -Negotiations between US-USSR -Prospects -Agreement -Timetable -Linkage -SALT progress and Berlin negotiations -Position in Atlantic alliance Middle East The President, Brandt, et al. left at 12:34 pm
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 520-7 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 12:34 pm - 12:42 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 520-6 (cont.) Manolo Sanchez met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull Presidents location The President and Ronald L. Ziegler entered and Sanchez, Butterfield, and Bull left at 12:34 pm Press conference -Presidents meeting with Willy Brandt -Possible questions -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -Berlin -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Balance of payments -International monetary policy -William P. Rogers briefing Ziegler left at 12:42 pm
Conversation No. 520-8 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 12:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Presidents meeting with Willy Brandt -Issues -Vietnam -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Mutual reductions -Simultaneous reductions -Timetable -Prospects -Effect on alliance -Military problem -Balance of payments problems -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -Egon Bahr role -US-Peoples Republic of China [PRC] relations -Kissinger-Bahr conversation
Conv. No. 520-7 (cont.)
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FOREIGN RELATIONS
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-Kissinger-Anatoliy F. Dobrynin meeting -Meeting with President -Presentation of note -Implications Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] proposal on SALT -Five Power Conference -Role of Department of State -Reaction of PRC -William P. Rogers
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25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 20s ]
NEGOTIATIONS Conv. No. 520-8 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ******************************************************************************
US-PRC relations -Press coverage -[Forename unknown] Durton [sp?] Vietnam -Le Duc Tho-Kissinger meeting -Tho Contact with PRC -Ellsworth F. Bunker meeting -Announcement by President at Midway Island meeting, July 6 -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Implications -Kissingers role -Rogers -Kissingers meeting with Bunker -Presidents meeting with Thieu -Election benefits to Thieu -Trip by President to Vietnam -Cover for Kissinger trip to Vietnam -Rogers Five Power Foreign Ministers meeting -Kissingers message to Dobrynin -Presidents meeting with Dobrynin -Presidents stance on foreign ministerial meeting -Conduct of foreign relations -Andrei A. Gromyko -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Edward R. G. Heath
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Walter Scheel Records of 1967 negotiations -Kissingers role -Bureaucratic records -Leaks -Contact with Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense Conv. No. 520-8 (cont.) -Trust within Cabinet -Presidents records on leaving office -Ordering -Use by historians -Weakness of leader class Presidents schedule -John B. Connallys meeting with Kissinger -Presidents meeting with Dobrynin Kissinger left at an unknown time before 12:54 pm
Conversation No. 520-9 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 12:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:54 pm
Conversation No. 520-10 Conv. No. 520-8 (cont.) Date: June 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:54 pm and 2:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule -Signatures Butterfield left at 12:58 pm H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 12:59 pm Press briefing -Willy Brandt meeting -Necessity -Drawbacks Resignation of overseas post by Robert C. Hill -Return of Hill -Arrival of Cornelius V. (Sonny) Whitney -Hill official notification
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28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Rochester trip -Question and Answer session -Briefing book -Patrick J. Buchanan proposal -Question and Answer -Questioners -Content of questions -Buchanan proposal -White House reporters -Briefing book preparation -Substitute -Question and Answer -Benefits -Television coverage
Conv. No. 520-10 (cont.)
Donald L. Jackson -Request for meeting -Request for assignment -Deputy US representative to Organization of American States [OAS] -William P. Rogers -Necessity of post -Jackson plans in lieu of assignment -Resignation from the Interstate Commerce Commission [ICC] -Abolition of post -Past dealings with Jackson Vietnam withdrawal -Television coverage -Press Information Office [PIO] at Military Assistance Command, Vietnam [MACV] -Stories on meeting GIs Pentagon Papers -New York Times -Barry M. Goldwater role -Lyndon B. Johnson role -Goldwater comments -Goldwater role in Vietnam strategy
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Emphasis on breach of security -Franklyn C. (Lyn) Nofziger role -Use of Senators -Contention by George S. McGovern and Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Current Vietnam strategy -Johnson, Walt W. Rostow -Administration response Conv. No. 520-10 (cont.) -Use of other Senators -Family quarrel -Presidents policy -Release of classified data -Suspects -Leslie H. Gelb -Morton H. Halperin -Daniel Ellsberg -Herbert G. Klein -Results -White House staff discipline -Rogers cooperation -William L. Safire -Invitation to New York Times correspondent -Rebuff of New York Times correspondents -Press pools -Ronald L. Ziegler role -Airplane pools -Stu Lourie expulsion -Article -Effect -Background material -New York Times, Washington Post rebuff Presidents schedule -Rochester trip -Buchanans preparation of remarks -Material derived from Presidents appearance Public relations value of wedding -Haldeman judgement -Real estate meeting -Interest in wedding -Network coverage
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reruns -Tricia Nixon Coxs honeymoon plans -Speculation -Robert H. Abplanalps island -Rationale -Effect -Johnson weddings Conv. No. 520-10 (cont.) Pentagon Papers -McCloskey -Attack on government -Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Attack on President Paris air show coverage -Robert H. Finchs visit -Supersonic Transport [SST]-Lockheed information Presidents schedule -White House Photographers anniversary -Presentation to President -Brandt -Previous meeting with the President -SST -Nicaragua -Midway Island -Press coverage -Benefits of announcements from Washington -General Nguyen Van Thieu -Public announcement -Ellsworth F. Bunker -General Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Melvin R. Laird Negotiations -Morning editorials -Presidents activity -Henry A. Kissinger -Contact with Le Duc Tho -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] precedent
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Haldeman left at 2:15 pm
Conversation No. 520-13 Date: June 15, 1971 Time: 2:15 pm - 2:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield Presidents schedule Butterfield left at 2:16 pm Conv. No. 520-10 (cont.)