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Date: 
Jun 17, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 524-1 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 7:55 am - 8:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Presidents schedule -Rochester trip -Florida trip -George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -Barry M. Goldwater -Henry A. Kissinger -Meeting with unknown Prime Minister Pentagon Papers -Administration response -Ehrlichman -Ronald L. Ziegler's statement -William P. Rogers statement -Involvement of Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy administrations -Ziegler -Declassification of Korean War and World War II documents -Department of Defense -Department of State -Role of classification -Relations with governments, sources, advisers -Administration involvement -Coverage by House speakers -Emphasis -Nixon administration non-involvement -Involvement of four Democratic Presidents -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Harry S. Truman -Johnson -Kennedy -Appearance of administration cover-up Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 7:55 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bipartisan House of Representatives and Senate meeting with President -John C. Stennis, Vance Hartke and two unidentified Congressman Bull left at an unknown time before 8:06 am. Pentagon Papers -Hubert H. Humphrey position -Effect on President's election prospects -Press -Coverup -Impact on country -Effect on New York Times -Administration involvement -Involvement of the Presidency -Other involvement -Nelson A. Rockefeller statement -Effect -Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell -Action regarding grand jury -Delays -Need for bold action -Alger Hiss case -Need to fight Times -Issues involved -Security -Other thoughts Schedule -Rose Mary Woods The President and Haldeman left at 8:06 am.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 524-2 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:06 am and 9:48 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield and Manolo Sanchez met. President's schedule -Morning meetings Butterfield and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:48 am.
Conversation No. 524-29 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:06 am and 9:48 am Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez, Alexander P. Butterfield, and unknown people met. [Unintelligible] Sanchez, Butterfield, and the unknown people left at an unknown time before 9:48 am.
Conversation No. 524-3 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:06 am and 9:48 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with an unknown woman. President's location The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:48 am.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 524-4 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:48 am and 9:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Presidents schedule -Drug message [Signing documents] Butterfield left at 9:51 am.
Conversation No. 524-5 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:51 am and 9:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Request for Dwight L. Chapin -Location The unknown woman left at 9:51 am.
Conversation No. 524-6 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 9:52 am - 9:55 am Location: Oval Office
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Dwight L. Chapin. President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull's role -Lucy A. Winchester -Henry A. Kissinger -Barber -Other meetings -Gift selection for Winchester -Wedding of Edward R.F. and Tricia Nixon Cox -Polls -Gallup poll -Timing -Related to President's Oklahoma trip -Administration's phone polls -Other polls -July poll -Release of results Chapin left at 9:55 am.
Conversation No. 524-7 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:55 am and 9:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:58 am. Conversation No. 524-8 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 9:58 am - 10:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Bipartisan Congressional leaders meeting -Tactics -Attendance -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Schedule -Upcoming press conference -Cabinet meeting Pentagon Papers -John D. Ehrlichman -Coordination of administration response -Need to consolidate legal actions -John A. Scali -Richard A. Moore -Charles W. Colson -Lack of master strategy -Ehrlichman, Henry A. Kissinger and Haldeman meeting -Consolidation of efforts -Patrick J. Buchanan -Administration response -William P. Rogers statement -Herbert G. Klein activity -Implications of security breaches -Assault on government -McGovern-Hatfield Amendment -Administration response -Maxwell Taylor appearance on news program -Marvin L. Kalb question -Distortion problem
Conv. No. 524-6 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Release of classified material on Korea and World War II -Research for President -Kissinger's role -Franklin D. Roosevelt involvement -Harry S. Truman involvement -John F. Kennedy involvement -Lyndon B. Johnson involvement -Dwight D. Eisenhower involvement -Canadian reaction -Need to focus -New York Times focus -Censorship -Need to end war -Administration focus -Violation of security -Involvement of previous Democratic administrations -Ronald L. Ziegler's role -Robert J. Dole -Integrity of Presidency -Effect on conduct of foreign relations -Buchanan's line -Content -Attack on Times -Use at press conference -Urgency Speech writing -Talking points -Noel C. Koch and Raymond K. Price, Jr. attributes -John K. Andrews, Jr. attributes -Buchanan -Terry McGinnity -Need for concise statements -President's upcoming drug message -Content -New drug program -Scope -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Effect of drugs -Spending -Administration goals -Effect
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Buchanans efforts -Drug message -"Total war" line -Drawbacks -Effect on populace -Use of terms -Offensive -Johnson precedent -"War" -"War on poverty" -"Public Enemy #1" -Previous use -"Offensive" -"War" -Popular perception of the term President's schedule -Cutback on meetings -Donald McI. Kendall -Christian de Guigne III -Drug offensive -President's role An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 9:58 am. Request for Lucy A. Winchester The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 10:34 am. Presidential statements -Kissinger's role -Ehrlichman's role -Price's prose -Buchanan's prose -Preparation of Presidential statements -President's drug statement -Content -Treatment of addicts -Coordination of international action -Wedding statement -Political statements
Conv. No. 524-8 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for focus -Foreign policy focus -Johnson Polls -Results of recent Gallup poll -Revenue sharing -Government reorganization -New poll -Issues -Possible questions -Phrasing -Methodology -Review of administrations efforts -President's speeches -Polling effect -Ehrlichman -Creating issues -Louis Harris role -Possible questions -"Race" compared with "integration" questions -Integration -Desegregation -Housing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:58 am. President's schedule -Meeting with Winchester -Gift Bull left at an unknown time before 10:34 am. Pentagon Papers -Administration response -Ehrlichman -Role of the law -John N. Mitchell -Disloyalty of Times Haldeman left at 10:34 am.
Conv. No. 524-8 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 524-9 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:34 am and 10:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Manolo Sanchez. President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:39 am. Gifts -Availability -Cost Bull left at an unknown time before 10:39 am.
Conv. No. 524-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 524-11 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 10:39 am - 10:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Lucy A. Winchester and Stephen B. Bull. Greetings Bull left at an unknown time before 10:47 am. Recovery from the wedding Gifts for staff -Florists -Photographs
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Gardeners -Waiters -Decorator -Orchestra -Choice -Cuff links -Cost -Tie bar -Cost -Compact -Expense -Army Band -Front page of paper as gift -Marine Corps Band -Priscilla Kidder -Women in press office -Ushers office -Gardeners -Tie bar -Gift to Winchester -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Upcoming functions -Stag dinner, June 22 -Gideons Army [?] -Chowder and Marching Club dinner, June 28 -Winton M. (Red) Blount dinner, June 29 -Choice -Compacts -Silver compacts -Winchester's role -Rex W. Scouten -Problems -Ronald L. Ziegler's personnel -Carpenters -Gardeners -Florists -Caterers -Carpenters -Decorators -Carpet people
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Winchester's history on staff -Miami role -Arrival at the White House -Presidential staff's role -Charles S. Rhyne Winchester left at 10:47 am. Conversation No. 524-12 Conv. No. 524-11 (cont.) Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:47 am and 10:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Request for Ronald L. Ziegler [End of conversation]
Conversation No. 524-13 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 10:58 am - 11:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Upcoming announcement of drug policy -Format -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Egil G. (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -John D. Ehrlichman -Wording -"Public Enemy #1" line -"Total war" line -Lyndon B. Johnsons use -Relation to drugs -Terminology
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Drawbacks -Johnson and Vietnam -President's statement in bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting -Content -Jaffe -Charles W. Colson -Marijuana use -"No nonsense" approach -Jaffe -Wording -"New offensive" -"Public Enemy #1" The President and Ziegler left at 11:00 am.
Conversation No. 524-14 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:06 am and 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. President's schedule Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:15 am.
Conversation No. 524-15 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 11:15 am - 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Drug statement -Length -Mark I. Goode -Delivery -Scope of administration action -John A. Scali -Film production using President's statement -Distribution
Conv. No. 524-13 (cont.)
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-Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Egil G. (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Jaffe -Support of President -Description of Jaffe -Foreign policy -Possible statements -Quality -Scope of problems -Focus on rehabilitation -Imprisonment -Federal efforts -Coordination -Funding -Use of government resources -The drug "battle" -Need for victory Presidential statements
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need for catch phrase -Usage in previous bi-partisan Congressional leadership meeting Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:33 am. -Need for coordination -Richard A. Moore -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Strong points -William L. Safire -President's role -Press conference preparation -Value -Presidents speechwriters -Focus on President's strong points -Creativity
Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.)
President's schedule -Donald McI. Kendall, Christian de Guigne III, and John L. McClellan visits -Length -Barry M. Goldwater -Congressional relations -de Guigne -Use of personal touch -McClellan visit -Wendell Wyatt visit -Purpose -Regional highway office -Election implications -Federal projects -Implications -Washington -Oregon -Michigan -Minnesota -Massachusetts -Pennsylvania -New York -Ohio -Wyatt visit -Coverage in Oregon
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidential statements -Staff effort -Compromise -Staff work combined with President's work -Upcoming Chicago speech to the American Association of Retired Persons [AARP] -Preparation -Noel C. Koch Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.) -Health statement -Price -Koch -John K. Andrews -Lee W. Huebner -Content -National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH] Wedding comments -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland's comments -Effect of wedding on President's popularity -Men compared with women -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon -Impact of certain events -Tricia Nixon Cox -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Comments of viewers -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] rerun of wedding -Use of additional material -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins photographs -Coverage of nontelevised events -US Navy film footage -NBC coverage of dance -President's role -Childhood pictures -Tricia Nixon Cox Presidential statements -Best use of President's time -Drug policy message -Quality -President's role
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am. -Meeting with Donald McI. Kendall -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 11:33 am. -Statements by Cabinet members -Maurice H. Stans -John A. Volpe -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Quality of information Haldeman left and Kissinger and Kendall entered at 11:33 am. Greetings Wedding -Warmth of family -Public perception New drug policy -Announcement Henry Hubbard call to Kissinger -New York Times story (Pentagon Papers) Pentagon Papers -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Ziegler's role in response -Declassification of World War II and Korean War documents -Speed of official declassification Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.)
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** International affairs -Egypt -Anwar El Sadat -Greece -Turkey -Iran -Lebanon -Greece -Kendall Interest -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Greek government -US influence -Political orientation -Management ability -Benefits to Greek people -Brazil -Potential -Greece -Coming prosperity -Problems with elections -Comparison with Argentina -Economic reversals -US policy -Iran -Kendall experience -Gross National Product -Shah's effort -Stability -Pakistan -Afghanistan -US support for Shah
Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.)
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Arab concerns -Renunciation of claim to Bahrain -Islands guarding entrance to Persian Gulf -Shah's concern -Yemen -Communist rise -Shahs reforms -Results -Rising material desires -Increased number of students -Creation of industrial establishment -Need to distribute wealth -Comparison to Chile -Organization of businessmen -Kendall efforts -Need for expertise -Employee housing -Problems -President's actions -Kendalls view -Attendance at 2500 year anniversary -Douglas Macarthur II -Alternative to attendance -Lyndon B. Johnson attendance -Iranian view of Johnson -Shah -Cattle ranching background -Spiro T. Agnew attendance at anniversary -Possibility of President's attendance at anniversary -Coincident diplomatic efforts
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Benefits -Benefits of Johnson attendance -Soviet Union's response -Agnew attendance -Soviet response -Nikita S. Khrushchev attendance -Use of Johnson Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.) Pentagon Papers -Effect on Nixon administration -Effect on John F. Kennedy and Johnson -Walt W. Rostow Macarthur -Future -Stature -Other uses -Japan Lebanon -Economy -Kendall meeting with President of Lebanon -Lebanese President -Reference to President -Views regarding US -Last visit by President -Misunderstanding Middle East -Problems with US positions -Support for Israel -Money from Jewish-Americans -Suggestion to Arabs -Egypt -Sadat -Use of Gamal Abdel Nasser image -Quality of government -Foreign policy -Mohammed Hassanein Heikal -Message passage -Kendall discussion with Heikal -Length -Heikal
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Handling -William P. Rogers visit -Position on Nixon doctrine -Vietnam
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ASIA
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ****************************************************************************** -Egyptian progress -Reflection on political system -Ideological bent -Arab and Israeli problem Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:33 am. Item for President Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm.
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MIDDLE EAST
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Kissingers schedule -Documents Kissinger left at 11:53 am. Middle East -Heikal -Invitation to US by Kendall -Meeting with President -Soviets -Implications -Arab view of Soviets -Treatment of Egyptians by Soviets -Egyptian tourism Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:53 am. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm Japan -Meeting by Kendall with Japanese -[Ryutaro Nemoto ?] -Kendall Meeting with Peter G. Peterson -Handling of Japanese by Peterson -Threats compared with "muscle" -Need for preparation -Future implications -Japanese expansion -Recent purchases -Shipping -Prices -Link to steel sales -Peterson knowledge
Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Previous Japanese deals Algeria -Expropriation -Rejection of loans Trade policy -1950's precedent -Marshall Plan -Goals -Support of foreign policy -Reference to Peterson -Rhetoric -Department of State Anastasio Somozo -Charles A. Meyer lecture -Democratic government President's tests for foreign nations People's Republic of China [PRC] -Trip by President -Possibilities -Impact -Accomplishments of President's administration -Vietnam -Detente with Soviet Union -Arms control -PRC opening -Taiwan -Necessity of dealing with PRC ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 9s ]
Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.)
TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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-PRC resources Conv. No. 524-15 (cont.) Kendalls schedule Gift presentation Thanks Peterson -Trade policy -Foreign policy Kendall left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 524-16 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:03 pm and 12:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Christian de Guigne III Bull left at an unknown time before 12:06 pm.
Conversation No. 524-17 Date: June 17, 1971
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 12:06 pm - 12:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield, Christian de Guigne III, and Christian de Guigne IV; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of meeting. Greetings President's trip to New York Photographs Politics -Dwight D. Eisenhower campaigns -Aldo Ray ? -[First name unknown] Dolan [?] -Bohemian Grove -Return trip -Security problems Presentation of gifts -Cuff links -Compact Presidents schedule -Previous meeting with Donald McI. Kendall -Possible trip to San Francisco, California Professional sports -Baseball -San Francisco Giants -Performance -Football -San Francisco 49'ers -Baseball -Oakland Athletics -Vida Blue -Performance -Mike Epstein -Performance Appreciation
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield, et al. left at 12:11 pm.
Conversation No. 524-18 Conv. No. 524-17 (cont.) Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 12:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -John L. McClellan Bull left at 12:12 pm
Conversation No. 524-19 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 12:12 pm - 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John L. McClellan, Clark MacGregor and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Presentation of gifts to President (Bowie knife) -Origin -Engraving -Use Presentation of gifts to McClellan Pentagon Papers -Lyndon B. Johnson
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Robert S. McNamara -Declassification -Use of stolen material -Censorship -Necessity -Impact on country McClellan and MacGregor left at 12:17 pm.
Conversation No. 524-20 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 12:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Wendell Wyatt Bull left at 12:18 pm. Conversation No. 524-21 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 12:18 pm - 12:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Wendell Wyatt, Clark MacGregor and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Housing in Oregon -Prices Employment -Oregon -Status -Washington -California
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Seattle -Problems -Recovery -Shipping -Foreign affairs opening of relations with Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -US and Japan Parliamentary conference -Donald H. Rumsfeld and Wyatt Organization -Funding -Ford Foundation -Effect on attendance -Opening of US-PRC relations -Japanese concerns -US commitment to Taiwan -Necessity of opening PRC -Validity of international agreements -Arms control Wyatt's role in Congress Presentation of gifts Wyatt and MacGregor left at 12:22 pm.
Conversation No. 524-22 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 12:22 pm - 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -George P. Shultz meeting with President -Executive Office Building [EOB] Shultz entered at 12:22 pm. Bull left at 12:22 pm. Public Service Employment Bill
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Status -House of Representatives and Senate action -Senate bill compared with House bill -Manpower reform and revenue sharing -Administration's position -House effort -Veto possibility -Timing -Public Works Bill -Compromise possibilities -Committee and subcommittee cooperation -Flexibility of spending -Compromise movement -Flexibility of spending -Ties to distribution formula -Extent -Effect on unemployment -Visibility -Gerald R. Ford -President's veto position -Focus on employment -Commitment from chairman -Shift of power to states and cities -Focus of program -Preparation for negotiations -Reconsideration of veto -Power of potential veto -Effect on committee chairmen -Shultz and John D. Ehrlichman contact -Public service component of HR-1 -Potential maneuvers and public perception Camp David budget meetings -Schedule -Agenda -Objectives -Preparation -American Medical Association [AMA] statement in Atlantic City -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Ehrlichman conversation [The President spoke with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:22 pm and
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
12:46 pm] [Conversation No. 524-22A] Ignore previously placed call [End of telephone conversation] Conv. No. 524-22 (cont.) Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:22 pm. Request for Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm. Quadriad meeting -President, Shultz, John B. Connally meeting -Timing -Need for controlled attendance -Shultz call to Haldeman Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:22 pm. Ziegler's location Bull left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm. Economy -Reports to President -Housing starts -Personal income -Options -Second quarter Gross National Product [GNP] figures -Revisions -Income outpacing output -Balance -Transfer payments -Social Security payments -First quarter imbalance -Second quarter imbalance -Social Security payment -Consumer spending -Business
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Caution -Inventory building -Capital investment -Effect -Steel -Forthcoming proposal for President -Forthcoming Camp David meeting -Wage/cost outlook -Forecast -GNP figures -Release -Timing -Basis of figures -Expectations versus reality -Potential upset -Impact on construction and contracts -Inflation -Special effect -Timing of economic recovery -Businesses -General outlook -Wage and price concern -Inflation -Inflation -Size of inventories -Possible consequences -Edward L. Morgan and Shultz trip -Scope -Five Southern states -Objective -Discussion with state advisory committees -Impact of economic program on states -Administration policy -Instilling confidence -Feasibility -Change of national psychology -Subjective sampling -Results -Reaction of public to new GNP numbers -Connally -Economic figures -Revisions
Conv. No. 524-22 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Seasonal adjustments -Reasons -President and Shultz meeting -Timing The President and Shultz left at 12:46 pm. Conv. No. 524-22 (cont.)
Conversation No. 524-30 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 2:41 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Presidents location The unknown people met at an unknown time before 2:41 pm.
Conversation No. 524-23 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:46 pm and 2:41 pm Location: Oval Office The President spoke with the White House operator. Call to Charles W. Colson [End of conversation] [Note: There is no Conversation No. 524-24 or Conversation No. 524-25; the next conversation is 524-26]
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 524-26 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 2:41 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler meeting with President -Ziegler's schedule Bull left at 2:41 pm.
Conversation No. 524-27 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: 2:42 pm - 3:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler. Pentagon Papers -Charles W. Colson -John D. Ehrlichman -Efforts -Administration counter -Focus on other administrations -Television reports -Lyndon B. Johnson press conference -Demeanor -Bryce N. Harlow effort -Press coverage -Tricia Nixon Cox -Johnson book -Colson's "lines"
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Publication of stolen goods -Aid and comfort to enemy -Justification for publication -Patrick J. Buchanan -Use of Johnson -Use of William P. Rogers -Interference with judicial process -Rogers statement -Buchanan -Link with statement by President -Interference with judicial process -Other statements -Ehrlichman statement -Problems -Use -President -Rogers -"Breaking the law" -"Aid and comfort" -Ehrlichman -Need for "bite" -Buchanan Colson entered at 2:46 pm.
Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.)
-Publication of classified material -Use of stolen goods -Buchanan wording of statement -Publication -Use as editorial -Mailing -Statement in Senate -Congressional statements -Arthur O. Sulzberger -Declassification of World War II and Korean War information -Contact with New York Times reporters -Penalty -Recognition at press conference -Scope of attack on Times -Legal situation -Ehrlichman
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Grand jury -Restraining order -Status -Options -Judge's background -Administrations possible action -Effect on Times Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.) -Daniel Ellsberg case -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] action -Arrest -Questioning -Background -[Elizabeth] Bentley investigations -Problems -Nathan Silvermaster -John Abt -Victor Perlo -[Forename unknown] Goldberg -Whittaker Chambers -Alger Hiss -Hiss background -Morton H. Halperin background -Leslie H. Gelb background -Security efforts -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -White House -Henry A. Kissinger's role -Recent Times publication -National Security Council [NSC] paper -Algeria paper -Vietnam paper -Source -Haldeman and Kissingers Florida discussion Drug statement -Media play -"Public enemy" lead -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe's role -Question and answer ability -Leadership comment
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Background information -President's expectation -Focus of drug efforts -Allen J. Ellender point -Ehrlichman -Consolidation of drug programs -Personnel -George P. Shultz Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.) -Arnold R. Weber -Report to President -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] role -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Reduction of inefficient personnel -Haldeman and Shultz contact -Use of "coordination" term -State of drug fighting programs -Personnel changes -White House control Pentagon Papers -Potential Barry M. Goldwater role -Rationale -Justification of criticism of Johnson -Effect of story on President -Color of statement -"Aid and comfort to the enemy -Stolen goods -Comments on Johnson Haldeman, Ziegler, and Colson left at 3:04 pm. Clark MacGregor and Barry M. Goldwater entered at 3:04 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of meeting. Greetings Congressional action -Secretary of Defense housing report -Cloture movement -John C. Stennis -Goldwater history -William Proxmire's role
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-Supersonic Transport [SST] -Presidents view -Enemies of U.S. -Efforts SST and the aircraft industry -Congressional action -Paris air show -Alternatives -US-German cooperation -Willy Brandt -Potential Northrup deal
Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.)
[The president talked with Henry A. Kissinger at an unknown time after 3:04 pm] [Conversation No. 524-27a] Brandt purchase of Northrup fighter -Money involved -Impact on California -SST possibilities -D. Kenneth Rush [End of telephone conversation] Aircraft development -German and French cooperation -Airbus role SST -US and German cooperation -SST cancellation -US and German cooperation -Quality of US plane -French air show -US position -Goldwater recollections -Contacts with US businessmen -William M. Allen statement on Boeing -Allen reception of Collier award -Contact with Ed Ewell
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:04 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm. SST -Boeing Vice President's statement -Resources necessary to reopen assembly line -General Electric decision -Action on engine -Payment -Goldwater visit to "Concorde" factory -Willard F. Rockwell Jr. efforts -Engine procurement -Garret Corporation (?) -French technology -US technological position -Goldwater questions to Soviet engineer -[Unintelligible name] report -Proxmire -US technological position -Life magazine story -Media statement by President -Perception of common man -Benefits of depression -Goldwaters experiences William A. Anders -Future -Problems with bureaucrats -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Personnel moves -Frederic V. Malek's role -National Aeronautic and Space Administration [NASA] position -Paper on aircraft industry -Comment to Goldwater -MacGregor's role -Domestic Council Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.)
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SST -President's effort -Goldwater's effort -Stennis effort -Money fights -Armed Forces subcommittee -Soviet SST -Photographs -Compared to French aircraft -European view of US action -Goldwaters recollections Congress -Popular reaction -Recess -Draft resolution -Status -Prospects of action Election -President's prospects -Vietnam situation -Prospects for negotiations -Status as an issue -New York Times articles Pentagon Papers -Effect on administration -Effect on Republican party -College audiences' interest in Vietnam Economy -Stock market performance -Construction situation -California -Tax break -Employment -General economic improvement -Inventories -Construction -Wages
Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.)
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-Unemployment -Employment -Age factors -California problems -Relationship to air industry -Pacific Northwest -Wichita, Kansas Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.) Goldwater's efforts -SST -Defense International affairs -Soviet Union and US Anti-ballistic missile [ABM] agreement -Need for offensive agreement -Scope -Berlin Agreement -Bargaining -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Sino-Soviet relations -Taiwan, Republic of China friendship with US -US strategy -PRC -US national interest -Future relations with Soviet Union and PRC -Grain sales -American bottoms -Benefits for the American farmer -Soviet Union and PRC -Perception of President's stance on Communism -PRC -Trade -Exchange with PRC -Ping Pong -World War III potential matchups -Goldwaters view -Revival of US-Chinese friendship -Japanese revival -Presidents view -Economy -Military
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-Economic potential -Size -Arable land -German situation -Mark problems -Socialism -Willy Brandt Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.) Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:04 pm. Schedule -National Security Council [NSC] meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm. Defense -Message from Goldwater to NSC -NSC efforts -Goldwater's role -Vietnam -Negotiation prospects -Need for secrecy -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Survival of Vietnam -Role of war in 1972 election -Democrat action -Rationale -Letter from Dean Rusk to Goldwater -War powers of President -Dean G. Acheson -Lyndon B. Johnson Library opening -Alteration -Constitutionality -Richard (Dick) Wilson column -Media coverage Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:04 pm. President's schedule Goldwater, MacGregor, and Bull left at 3:33 pm.
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Conversation No. 524-28 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:33 pm and 3:37 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 524-27 (cont.) The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and Manolo Sanchez. Refreshments Manolo Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:37 pm. Richard (Dick) Wilson -Contact with Kissinger The President and Kissinger left at 3:37 pm.
Conversation No. 524-10 Date: June 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:37 pm and 5:15 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull and Alexander P. Butterfield met. [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 5:15 pm.