529

Date: 
Jun 24, 1971 - Jun 28, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 528-16/529-1 Date: June 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:23 am and 11:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John Mackey, Mrs. John Mackey, Ed Garvey, Bill Curry, Nick Buonconti, and Henry C. Cashen II. [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was changed] General conversation Best wishes for the season Mackey, et al. left at 11:35 am.
Conversation No. 529-2 Date: June 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:35 am and 11:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Upcoming meeting with delegation form the Police Athletic League [PAL] of Philadelphia -Format of presentation Bull left at 11:36 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 529-3 Date: June 24, 1971 Time: 11:36 am - 11:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with a delegation from Police Athletic League of Philadelphia: Students: Robert Anastasia, Alison Franks, Vincent W. Furlong, Jean Marie Gola, Steven Head, Wendy Johnson, Carol Klieman, Alfred Levy, Daniel F. Madonna, Jr., Frank Whitley, Robert Young. Adults: Paul Klieman, Harry G. Fox, Sgt. Vincent E. Furlong, Si Shaltz, Thomas Thomson, Philip Bruno. Members of White House staff: Geoffrey C. Shepard and Stephen B. Bull. Greetings Introductions Work of Police Athletic League [PAL] -Quality Photographs -Posing PAL program -Benefits -Importance -Singing groups -Compared to recent performance of Polish Youth choir -Baseball -Babe Ruth -Cancer -Pitching record -Hitting record Presentation of gifts -Cuff links -Bracelets Presidents schedule -Arrival of helicopter Tour of White House for PAL
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President's schedule -Trip to Indiana and Chicago, Illinois Petition presented to President -Number of signatures Anastasia, et al. left at 11:45 am.
Conversation No. 529-4 Date: June 24, 1971 Time: 11:46 am - 11:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman and Alexander P. Butterfield. Schedule Mansfield amendment -House of Representatives vote Personnel -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [?] Presidential statements -Wording [Unintelligible] -Ronald L. Ziegler -Effect of Mansfield Amendment on negotiations -Public relations -Wording
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Presidents schedule Zieglers statement Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 11:46 am. The President, et al. left at 11:58 am.
Conversation No. 529-26 Date: June 24, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:58 am and 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. [Unintelligible] Unknown people left at an unknown time before 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 529-5 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:44 pm and 7:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Unknown man's schedule -Return of call
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 529-6 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:44 pm and 7:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman. Camp David discussions -Conference on aging -Budgeting -Cruipshank[?] -Alternatives -Examination of all domestic programs and budget proposals [This memorandum continued as Conversation No. 529-7]
Conversation No. 529-25 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: 7:52 pm - 7:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Delivery of papers Butterfield left at 7:53 pm.
Conversation No. 529-7 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:53 pm and 8:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[This is a continuation of Conversation No. 529-6] Camp David discussions -Areas of political gain -Expenditures -Effectiveness -Environmental health -Pressure -Budget -Considerations -Defense spending -Economy -Defense spending -Effect on employment -Short term spending -Effect in 1972 -1973 budget -Cuts -Effect on planning -Domestic Council role -President's role -San Clemente
Conv. No. 529-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-8 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:53 pm and 8:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Meeting with local broadcasters -Presidents proposals -George Putnam -Irv Kupcinet -Attendance -Purpose
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Meeting of radio talk show hosts -Criteria -Influence of media figures -Use of photographs Camp David presentation -Preparations for San Clemente meeting -John D. Ehrlichman and Haldeman meeting -Richard A. Moore -William L. Safire -Charles W. Colson -Points to emphasize -Public relations -Presidents image -Focus on issues -Haldeman meeting with the President
Conv. No. 529-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-9 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: 8:02 pm - 8:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Call from William F. (Billy) Graham -Butterfield's taking the call -Call back -Henry A. Kissinger -Return of call -Butterfields conversation with Graham -Graham's schedule -San Francisco trip -Operator -Kissinger's items Lights
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 8:05 pm. Conversation No. 529-10 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: 8:06 pm - 8:11 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 529-8 (cont.) The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Winton M. (Red) Blount dinner -Attendance -Attendance of deputies -Elmer T. (Ted) Klassen -Charles W. Colson -Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Role in Postal strike Cabinet meeting -Agenda -John D. Ehrlichman -Length -George P. Shultz -Agenda -Ehrlichman -Document security discussion -Length Butterfield left at 8:11 pm.
Conversation No. 529-11 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:11 pm and 8:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to George P. Shultz.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Arthur F. Burns letter -Milton Friedman reaction Inflation -Administration response -Expected results -Jawboning -Wage and price freeze
Conversation No. 529-12 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:11 pm and 8:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 5-162]
Conversation No. 529-13 Date: June 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:11 pm and 8:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger between 8:13 pm and 8:14 pm. [See Conversation No. 5-163]
Conversation No. 529-14 Date: June 27, 1971
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 8:18 pm - 9:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissingers trip to Paris Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 8:18 pm. Conv. No. 529-11 (cont.) Item for President Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:14 pm. Vietnam peace negotiations -Kissingers trip to Paris -Le Duc Tho -Xuan Thuy demeanor -Set up of negotiating area -Discussion of US proposals -Le Duc Tho speech -Consequences of failure -North Vietnamese questions -Kissingers response -North Vietnamese counter proposals -Precedent -Significance -Details -US withdrawal -Time frame -Prisoners of war [POW] release -Time frame -Political settlement -Nguyen Van Thieu -Nguyen Cao Ky -Political settlement -US response -Letter from President -Details -Laos and Cambodia Geneva Agreements of 1954 and 1962 -Disposition -Indochinese future -Signing of agreement
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-International guarantees and supervision of ceasefire -Significance of counter proposals -Possible overthrow of Thieu, Ky and [Duong Van Minh ?] -Next meeting -US changes in proposals -Focus on South Vietnamese government -Kissingers questions on North Vietnam counter proposal Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.) -Possible Thieu, Ky and Minh overthrow -South Vietnam acceptance of North Vietnam terms -Assurances -Coalition government -International supervision -Thieu and Ky status -Next meeting -Danger of leaks -Consequences -North Vietnam counter proposal -POWs -US leaks -Benefits -Kissinger and David K.E. Bruce conversation -Chance for progress on China -Briefing of Bruce by Vernon A. Walters -Timing -Prior breakthrough -Significance of proposal -Future negotiations -Next meting -Secrecy -Timing -Bruce -William P. Rogers -Bruce and Rogers role -Further information -Kissingers conversation with Bruce Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:18 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:14 pm.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Peoples Republic of China [PRC] negotiations -Significance -Kissingers conversation with Bruce -Revelation of PRC contacts -Secrecy -Rogers -Discussion of PRC contacts with others -Bruce Soviet Union summit -Possibilities Vietnam negotiations -History of Soviet involvement -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Le Duc Tho's role -Earlier proposals -Japanese parallel -Significance of Laos -Reports -I Corp Area -Past involvement -Possible impact -PRC -Thieu -House and Senate -Mansfield resolution -Pentagon Papers -Totality of story -North Vietnam intentions -US options -Kissinger's trip to San Clemente -Thieu's response -US options -East German report -Cambodia -PRC -North Vietnam activities -PRC announcement -Timing
Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Alexander M. Haig Jr. -Related to Soviet Summit announcement -US support for Thieu -Ky -Critique of President's policy -Lyndon B. Johnsons reaction Pentagon Papers -British Press Regarding Pentagon Papers -Roy H. Thompson lunch -John Freeman British government -Edward R.G. Heath -Regards to the President -Demeanor in adversity -Reaction to Pentagon Papers -Effect on domestic politics -Official secrets act -Need for secrecy in diplomacy Pentagon Papers -Supreme Court action by President -Effects -Democratic Party -Effects -Hubert H. Humphrey -Humphrey and Johnson relationship -Edmund S. Muskie -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Eventual result -Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Kissinger's comments to British press -President's reaction -Integrity of government -Justice -Freemans comments -Presidents morality -Presidents religious background -[Unintelligible name] Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Vietnam Peace Negotiations -Thieus fate -Impact of US Congressional action -Survival potential -Pentagon role -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Bombing -Bruce -Political implications -Nature of agreement -Ceasefire -POWs -Compromise of US and North Vietnam proposals -Withdrawal offer -Date -POWs -Thieu and Ky -Thieu election strategy -Relationship to US presence -US role -Cambodia -Laos -Bombing of harbors -Size of US Army in Asia -Compared to PRC Army -Future US role -US position -Need for withdrawal -Role of bombing -Role of bombing -Effect of Senate actions -Mansfield Amendment -Kissingers talk to Hugh Scott -Gerald R. Ford -John C. Stennis -US meetings with PRC and Soviet Union -Kissingers conversation with Chou En-lai -PRC influence -Further Kissinger and President Contacts -Help for Kissinger
Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haig -Security leaks -Winston Lord -Impact of announcement of PRC trip PRC -Announcement of President's trip -Timing Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.) -Impact -Effect on Paris talks -Contact with Soviet Union -Bruce's mission -Kissinger trip to San Clemente -Informing William P. Rogers -Other travels -Camouflage for PRC trip -Prevention of leaks -Dobrynin's contacts with Kissinger and Rogers -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Mutual and Balances Force Reduction [MBFR] -Bruce -Rogers and Congressional committees -Dean Rusk Foreign Policy initiatives -Announcements -President's visit to PRC -Bruce's mission -Soviet move -Presidential visit to the Soviet Union -Timing -[Richard A. Moore ?] Vietnam negotiations -Support for Thieu -Effect of other as President -Humphrey -Muskie -Edward Kennedy -Need to prevent Communist takeover -Risk of settlement -Communist takeover
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing -Effect on US policy -POWs -Congressional pressure -Length -Effect of PRC announcement -North Vietnamese flexibility -Soviet Pressure -Berlin talks -D. Kenneth Rush -Dobrynin -SALT -North Vietnamese flexibility PRC initiative -PRC cooperation -Possible price -Taiwan -US support -Announcement -Timing -Coverage -Impact of PRC and US talks -Substance -Nature of US and PRC relations -Taiwan -Japanese and US long term relationship -Expansion -Reasons -PRC expansion -Reasons -PRC image in other Asian nations -Thailand -Burma -Indonesia -Philippines -US and PRC detente -Impact on Asia -Balance of power -Soviet desire for summit -Timing of summits -Soviet Union compared with PRC
Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bruce -Rogers -Middle East negotiations -Kissingers view -Conduct of negotiations -Bruce -Bruce's ability -Rejection of publicity -Use of Two-man team -Soviet Union -PRC General foreign policy performance -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -President's role in history -Kissingers view -Letter to Kissinger from Harvard "dove" Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:18 pm. President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:14 pm. The President and Kissinger left at 9:14 pm.
Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-15 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:12 am and 9:21 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:21 am.
Conv. No. 529-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-16 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 9:21 am - 10:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 9:22 am. Briefing -Camp David meeting -Cabinet meeting -Expected Supreme Court decision -Dynamics of decision -Decisions versus opinions -Timing of major decisions Ziegler left at 9:24 am. Pentagon Papers -Congressional investigation -Carl B. Albert -Impact on Vietnam negotiations -Presidents conversation with David K.E. Bruce -Prospects -Recall of Bruce -Prospects for House passage of Mansfield Amendment -Lucien N. Nedzi-Charles W. Whalen, Jr. amendment -Whalen
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Alternative resolution -Tactics -John W. Byrnes -Authority of resolution -Impact -House prospects -Timing of introduction -Conference tactics -Senate filibuster on draft bill -Impact -Clark MacGregor -Fixed date fund cutoff in both houses -Henry A. Kissinger information -Fixed date fund cutoff -Impact on negotiations -Statement by President -George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -Upcoming decision -Albert -F. Edward Hebert President's schedule -New Hampshire and Maine -Visit by President -Timing -Ship conversion -ACTION Project -Portsmouth Navy Yard -Haldeman forthcoming conversation with William P. Rogers -Camp David trip Pentagon Papers -Question and answer session -Ehrlichman -Timing -Value -Hostility of audience -Haldeman and Richard A. Moore preparations -George H. Mahon mailing -Attendance
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Calls to Congressmen -Norris Cotton -Gerald R. Ford -Hugh Scott -Longevity of Congressmen -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson -Duane J. Matthies [?] -MacGregor's expertise -Responsibility -Preparation for Richard H. Ichord -Bryce N. Harlow -Whalen -Congressional tactics -Calls to Congressmen -Albert -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Other Congressmen An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:24 am. Request for Kissinger The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:39 am. President's schedule -Albert's health -Effect on meeting with President -Congressional Half -hour, July 2 -T. Warren Parker -Receiving line -MacGregor -Politically important people Kissinger entered at 9:39 am. Casualties -Number -Trends -Play by media -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.)
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Washington Post/New York Times -Pentagon Papers -Offensive in Vietnam President's talk with Albert -Effect of Congressional action -Negotiations with the Soviet Union Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.) -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] negotiations -Vietnam -Bruce -Recall -MacGregor's report -Filibuster in Senate -Benefit to administration -PRC and Soviet Union trip announcements -Albert -Stand on Congressional action -Weekend schedule -Health Congressional action on Vietnam -Cutoff of funds -MacGregor's report -Accuracy -Effect on US strategy -Kissingers conversation with Nguyen Van Thieu -Perception of President's action -Strategy -Timing -PRC visit announcement -End of combat announcement -Soviet Union visit announcement -MacGregor's report -Accuracy -Albert -Administration opponents -Albert -Contact with John C. Watts -Congress -Effect of other accomplishments -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-PRC initiative -Ping-pong diplomacy -Vietnam -Robert J. Dole -Two schools of thought -President's success -Dole Vietnam Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.) -Vietnam strategy -"Lifeboat" concept -Need for strong front -Vietnam agreement -Terms -Ceasefire -Prisoners of War [POWs] -President's comments to Albert -President's comments to Mansfield -Support for President -Compared to support for Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967 -Vietnam agreement -Nine points -Supervision -Changes -Ceasefire -Use as bargaining chip -Support for Thieu, Nguyen Cao Ky, and Duong Van Minh -Support by South Vietnamese -Timing -Effect on US strategy -SALT -President's appearance on television -Timing -Effect on Audiences -News summaries -Length -Compared to foreign service reporting -Good ambassadorial reports -William C. Bullitt -Joseph C. Grew Pentagon Papers -Media coverage
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Richard (Dick) Wilson -Peter Arnett of Associate Press -Arnetts view of administration -Rationale for Arnett story -Defense of Daniel Ellsberg -Ellsberg criminal prosecution -Counterattack after PRC announcement -Administration response -Albert breakfast -Presidents contact with Mansfield -Bruce -Albert -Bruce's efforts in PRC -Chou En-lai Foreign Policy -Triumphs -SALT -PRC -Bruce's efforts in PRC -Soviet summit -Effect on Bruce's efforts in PRC -PRC strategy -Timing -Reaction of free Chinese to President's announcement -Soviet summit -Double play -Bruce -President's visit -Compared with Bruce's visit -Prospects
Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.)
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SOVIET UNION
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-Obsession with Vietnam -Effect of other events -Congressional action -Effect of PRC announcement -Cut-off of funds -Effective date -Watershed of US policy -End of World War II -Civil War -PRC announcement -Length -Content -"Peace" focus -Pacific region -World -PRC trip -Attendance -Rogers -Democrats -Mansfield -Scott -Necessity of first visit by President -Chou En-lai -Handling by PRC -Mansfield's letter to Norodom Sihanonk -Invitation by Chou to Mansfield -United Nations [UN] debate -Rogers -Timing -PRC -Chou En-lai -Taiwan -Reaction Stephen B. Bull entered at 10:02 am.
Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.)
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Schedule -Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy [CCEP] -Days engagements Bull left at 10:03 am. Foreign policy -PRC trip -Attendance -Richard A. Moore [?] -Other Democrats -Press conferences The President, Haldeman and Kissinger left at 10:04 am. Conv. No. 529-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-17 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:04 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office Ronald L. Ziegler met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's location The President entered at an unknown time after 10:04 am. Schedule -Briefing -Defense budget The President, Butterfield and Ziegler left at 10:05 am. Conversation No. 529-18 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:21 am Location: Oval Office
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Unknown people met at an unknown time after 10:05 am.
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Unknown people left at an unknown time before 10:21 am.
Conversation No. 529-19 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 10:22 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at 10:22 am.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 529-20 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 10:23 am - 10:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy [CCEP] meeting -President's comments -John B. Connally -Repetition at June 29 Cabinet meeting -Foreign policy points -Domestic policy points Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:24 am. -Toughness -Need for discipline in foreign policy -Credit for policy success -Arthur F. Burns letter -Connally -Connally meeting with Burns -Burns criticism -Scope -Audience -Effect on morale -Permissiveness -Lack of discussion Criticism of President -Kissingers lunch with Edward R.G. Heath, Sir Alexander Douglas-Home, and William Whitelaw -Public criticism of President -British tradition -Effect on negotiations
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Congressional attendance on Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -President's visit -Mansfield -Hugh Scott -Protocol problems -Press conferences Conv. No. 529-20 (cont.) PRC visit announcement -Consulation with Congressional leaders -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] consultation -Benefits from consultation -Location of announcement -Consultation with staff -Staff work with Congress -Television timing -Time differences -Television build-up Pentagon Papers -Supreme Court decision -Herbert G. Klein -Daniel Ellsberg surrender and admission -Legal problems -Injunction criteria -Damage -Ellsberg perjury -Supreme Court Justices -John M. Harlan -Potter Stewart -Law clerks -Social activity -Charles W. Colson's memorandum -Ellsberg prosecution -Problems -Need to keep issue alive -Senate hearings -Democratic fears -Administration exploitation -Revelation of material by Republicans -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Banner headline -Korean War and World War II document release
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Conv. No. 529-20 (cont.)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Domestic policy -Burns -Background -Dwight D. Eisenhower era -Nelson A. Rockefeller support -European trip -Federal Reserve appointment -Age -Debt to President -Respect among economists -Foreign travels -Israel -Korea -Japan -Future plans -President's Domestic Policy Council comments -Morality of administration -Maurice H. Stans -Plugging of leaks Foreign Policy -Attacks on President's critics -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Attack on President -Timing -US openings to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -President's comments to Mansfield
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-Carl B. Albert -July 15th annoncement -Prospect for PRC visit -Position of Taiwan -Robert Bruce Atwood -William P. Rogers -Revelation of Kissingers efforts -Timing -President's knowledge -Story presented -Retrieval of message -Knowledge of destination -Final Ok for trip -President's involvement -Kissinger's report -Camouflage for trip -Rogers -Yahya Khan's role -Publicity benefits -Charges of deception -Leaks -David K.E. Bruce -Rogers negotiating ability -Congressional questions -Rogers -Bruce -Bruce's view of PRC initiative -Bruce's attendance on PRC trip -Attendance on PRC trip -President -Rogers -Kissinger -Bruce -Bruce's view on Vietnam negotiations -Need for toughness -Bruce -Future negotiations Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:24 am. Meeting with Vernon E. Jordan
Conv. No. 529-20 (cont.)
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Bull left at an unknown time before 10:51 am. Foreign policy -Bruce's view of Vietnam negotiator -New initiatives -Congressional view of Vietnam negotiations -Charles H. Percy -Support for President -Repetition of President's CCEP remarks -Cabinet meeting -Haldemans repetition to staff -Focus on Pentagon Papers -Staff attendance -Haldeman Vietnam Peace Negotiations -July 15th announcement -Le Duc Thos probable response -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho social contact -Le Duc Tho visits to Peking -Vernon A. Walters -Comment to Kissinger -Precedent -Le Duc Tho visit to Peking -Peking support for North Vietnam -Vietnam negotiations -South Vietnamese election -Incentive to settle -Impact of November 1 settlement -MacGregor -Work with Senate -Mansfield Kissinger and Haldeman left at 10:51 am.
Conv. No. 529-20 (cont.)
Conversation No. 529-21
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 10:54 am - 11:38 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Robert J. Brown, John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz, and Leonard Garment; Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Conv. No. 529-20 (cont.) Greetings General conversation Jordans position -Activity National Urban League -Upcoming convention -Attendance -Personnel -Harold R. Sims Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:54 am. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:38 am. Jordan's background -Marvin W. Russell -President and Jordans 1956 DePauw University meeting -Eugene S. Pullian -Russell J. Humbolt [?] -Work -Family -Work -Early experience -DePauw University -Experiences -Responsibilities -Benefits -Humbolt [?]
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-Pullian -Resignation from DePauw University Board of Trustees Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:54 am. Presentation to President -Photograph -1956 President and Jordan meeting [?] -Description National Urban League -Jordans leadership -Timing -Whitney M. Young, Jr. -Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. -Mystique Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:35 am. -Youth -Death -Jordans leadership -Youth -Benefits -Youth -Courage -Relationship with administration -Shultz and H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Young -Administration commitment -Calls to Ehrlichman and Shultz -Cooperation -Contact with President -Disagreements -Jordan's address to unknown college -Money available -Money cuts for schools -Programs -Funds for the Urban League -Department of Labor -Other agencies
Conv. No. 529-21 (cont.)
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Office of Economic Policy -Department of Defense [DOD] -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] coordination -Sims -Credit to administration -Movement from House of Representatives and Senate -President's experience Conv. No. 529-21 (cont.) -Jordan's residence -Funds for Urban League -Source -Drug program -Effect of drug problem -Veterans -Youth -Racial distinction -Education money -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Education programs of Urban League -Atlanta -Need for drug program -Scope of problem -Public relations -Achievements of Urban League -Need to provide service -Jaffe -Urban League role in drug programs -Public relations -Urban League mission -Presidents suggestions -Black Caucus -Charles B. Rangel -Domestic problems -Supply -Turkey -France -Vietnam -Drug programs -Appeal to various groups -Rangel -Presidents suggestions
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-Need to broaden scope -Donald McI. Kendall -Competition for money -Urban coalitions -Obscure sources -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Unknown Atlanta girl Conv. No. 529-21 (cont.) -School paper -Drug knowledge -Background -Drug programs -Teacher training -Need for current knowledge -John Mackey visit -Responsibility of athletes in education -Carl M. Yastrzemski -Jordans press conference -Revenue sharing discussion -Clarence Coleman -Edwin L. Harper -Information session -Welfare reform -Administration efforts -Drawbacks -Change in approach -Urban League position -Elliot L. Richardson -Expertise -Urban League approach -Goals -Effect on worker -Manpower and revenue sharing -Training benefits -Link to welfare -Administration's overall approach to welfare and revenue sharing -Objectives -Rise of self-respect -Incentives -Sensitivity to citizens -Urban League
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents visit to New York offices -Emphasis on dignity and self-respect -Benefits to all races -Chicanos -Whites -Blacks -Focus on social problems Conv. No. 529-21 (cont.) -Task force approval -West Virginia -Mississippi -Alabama -Illinois -Aid to poor -Message from Washington -George Bartlett -Welfare and revenue sharing -Senate action -Senate sentiment -Opposition to social programs -Need for support in Senate -Alternative Senate plans -New York problems -Inadequacy of present system -Administration efforts -Drug, welfare and revenue sharing programs -Richardson -James D. Hodgson -Arthur A. Fletcher -Philadelphia program -Need for specifics -Ronald L. Ziegler -Urban League opportunities -New leadership -Jordan -Opportunity -Need for initiatives -Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt -Jordan -Responsibilities to constituents -Extremes of behavior -Administration efforts
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Welfare -Urban problem -Desegregation -Basis for relations with Urban League -Cooperation on drug and revenue sharing Shultz and Garment left at 11:35 am. Conv. No. 529-21 (cont.) Autograph Gift presentation -Jordan -Martha's Vineyard -Golf balls -Kendall -Paperweight -Pens -Jordans daughter -Jordan's secretary -Jordan's wife Football -Jordan's career -Size of players -Mackey -Melody[?] -Southern California star -Kansas City Chiefs Jordan and Brown left at 11:38 am. Language of press statement Ehrlichman left at 11:38 am.
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Conversation No. 529-24 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:38 am and 11:46 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:46 am.
Conversation No. 529-22 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:38 am and 11:46 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 5-164]
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 529-23 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 11:39 pm - 1:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. New York Times story of Ambassadorial transfers -Henry A. Kissinger -Terance F. Smith -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Reference to Kissinger's trip -Photograph -Story -Chou En-lai -William P. Rogers -Kissinger -Haldeman meeting with Kissinger -Further stories -Rogers Role -Rogers information -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. role -National Security Council [NSC] staff leaks -Race to visit PRC -George S. McGovern's Ottawa trip -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy contact with Chou En-lai -White House denial of Kissinger trip -Possibility of Rogers leak -Chinese leak -Arthur W. Galston -Meeting with Chou En-lai -John Foster Dulles demeanor -1954 Geneva conference -McGovern political prospects -Nixon stand on Communism -Nixon PRC visit -Galston -PRC leaks -Rogers knowledge of PRC trip -PRC leaks
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Kissinger -Accuracy of Ambassadorial transfers -David K.E. Bruce -State Department release of information -Propriety [The President talked with Congressman Donald G. Brotzman between 11:46 am and 11:47 am] Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) [Conversation No. 529-23A] [See Conversation No. 5-165] [End of Telephone Conversation] Times story on Ambassadors -Reference to Kissinger's Peking trip -Relation to other stories -Rogers leaks -Details of story [The President talked with Kissinger at an unknown time between 11:47 am and 11:50 am] [Conversation No. 529-23B] Request for meeting [End of telephone conversation] Times story on Ambassadors -Reference to Kissinger's Peking trip -State Department transfers -Philip C. Habib -William J. Porter -Korea -Marshall Green -Armin H. Meyer -Japan -William H. Sullivan -Leonard Unger -Thailand -Charles Whitehouse -Sullivan
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Accuracy -Change in Assignments [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:47 am and 11:51 am] [Conversation No. 529-23C] Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 5-166] [End of telephone conversation] Times story on Ambassadors -Reference to Kissinger's Peking trip -Leaks -State Department transfers -John S.D. Eisenhower -Walworth Barbour -Tel Aviv [The President talked with Peter M. Flanigan between 11:50 Am and 11:51 am] [Conversation No. 529-23D] [See Conversation No. 5-167] [End of telephone conversation] Times Story on Ambassadors -Reference to Ambassadorial appointments -Haldemans call to Rogers -Revocation of decision on assignments -Lyndon B. Johnson -Habib -Korea -Porter -Southeast Asia -Green -Japan -Sullivan -Thailand
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unger -Sullivan -Whitehouse Kissinger entered at 11:51 am. -Accuracy -Reference to Kissinger trip to Peking -Rogers -Rogers information -Leaks -Kissinger staff -Clues from story -Chou En-lai -Galston -Press conference information -Presidents possible visit -Smiths calls to Kissinger's staff -Kissinger staff instructions -Times phone calls
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
[The President talked with the White House Operator at an unknown time between 11:51 am and 12:20 pm] [Conversation No. 529-23E] [See Conversation No. 5-168] [End of telephone conversation] Times story on Ambassadors -Reference to Kissinger trip to Peking -Rogers -Richard F. Pederson -Haldeman contact with Rogers -Packaging of story -Benefit to Rogers
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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-Kissinger standing with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Precedent of Chinese leak -Chinese leak -Chinese interests -Recent Chinese note -Kissinger trip to Rawalpindi [The President talked with Congressman Jack H. McDonald at an unknown time between 11:50 am and 12:20 pm] [Conversation No. 529-23F] [See Conversation No. 5-169] Times story on Ambassadors -Reference to Kissinger's Peking trip -Rogers -State Department leak -Galston interview -Chou En-lai -Rationale from PRC point -PRC -Meeting in Norway -Ambassadorial leaks -Revocation of appointments -Announcement of appointments -Effect on Kissinger
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Eisenhower appointment -Kissingers meeting with Dobrynin -Kissinger reference to Times story -President's press statement of PRC visit -Kissinger's announcement of Saigon trip -Speculation -PRC announcement Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Haldemans contact with Rogers -PRC request for envoy -Warsaw meeting -Coverage by article -Rogers knowledge of Kissinger's trip -Rogers -Packaging of story -State Department leak -Announcement of Kissinger's trip -Press speculation -Impact of story -Ronald L. Ziegler's comment -Haldemans contact with Rogers -Focus on Ambassadorial appointments leak -Focus on Rogers leak -Withdrawal of appointments -Effect on PRC announcement -PRC announcement -Kissinger contact with PRC -Ziegler -Effect on US and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Dobrynin positioning -Consideration of US and USSR summit -Reference to Ambassadorial appointments -Accuracy -Rationale -Haldemans contact with Rogers -Focus on appointment leaks -Revocation of appointments -Habib -Debt of administration -Sullivan -Porter
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Asian post -Green -Announcement timing -August 1 date -July 15 announcement -Need for discipline -Johnson precedent -Revocation of appointments -Effect on USSR summit -Rogers role -Source of information -Haig -Chinese -USSR -Rogers knowledge of PRC initiative -White House contact -Discrepancy in Kissinger schedule
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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-Testing of diplomatic waters -Rogers -PRC revelation -Ambassadorial appointments -Discipline of State Department -Revocation of Ambassadorial appointments -Sullivan utility
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Paris -Speculation regarding PRC -Complaint regarding Ambassador schedule -Smith -Source of PRC speculation -Text of story -Rebuttal of PRC story -Rogers role -Rationale for leak -Clues to Kissinger's intentions -Timing of PRC trip -Haig's role -Haldeman and Rogers contact -Reason for Kissinger's India and Pakistan trip -Rogers role -Clues to Kissinger's mission -Letter pick up -Haig role -Kissinger role -Appropriateness -Rationale
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-"Washington Notes" compared with Newsweek "Periscope" -Ellsworth F. Bunker and Bruce article -Haig -Effect on US and USSR relations -Kissinger contact with Anatoliy Dobrynin -Summit delays -Us options -Leaks Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 17 [National Security] [Duration: 35s ]
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-Kissingers Asia trip -Publication of arrival times -Official greetings -Nixon trips as former Vice President -Agenda questions -Visits to Prime Minister and Cabinet -Saigon visit -Public Information Officer [PIO] -Bruce -Bunker -Press contacts -[Forename unknown] Thurman -Robert Elliott ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 18 [Privacy]
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INDIA AND PAKISTAN
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-Informing Rogers -Departure -Dobrynin -Contact with President Kissinger left at 12:20 pm. -Rogers -Results -Kissinger -Rogers demeanor -Play to John D. Ehrlichman -Pentagon Papers
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldeman call to Rogers -Kissinger visit -Pederson -Details of call -Conference with an unknown person -Pederson -Haldeman's instructions to Rogers Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Rogers call to Haldeman -Conference with an unknown person -Pederson -U. Alexis Johnson -Haig's suggestion -Source -Haldeman call to Rogers -Result -Ambassadorial appointments -Announcement -Kissingers concern -Rogers -President's tactics -Delay -Peter M. Flanigan -Rogers reaction -Senate action -Ziegler comment -State Department concern -U. Alexis Johnson call -Green -Japan appointment -Alternative -Japan -Prospects -Businessman -Haig -Kissinger's demeanor -Source of story -State Department -Pederson -Ziegler -Knowledge of PRC deal -Comments
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Interpretation -President's comments -Visit to PRC -Wording -Kissinger -Source -State Department -Rogers -Knowledge of PRC deal -Results -Rogers position -Need for knowledge Cabinet meeting, June 29 -President's comments -Agenda -Economic situation -Foreign policy -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -Memos concerning policy -Publication -Pentagon Papers -John B. Connally -Precedent -Attendance -Haig -Ehrlichman -Peterson -President's comments -Need for discipline -Haldeman -Staff discipline -Foreign policy -Domestic policy Times story on Ambassadors -Rogers -Leaks of information -State Department -Pederson
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Impact on Terance Smith -Rogers interest Cabinet meeting, June 29 -Precedent of economic group meeting -Haldeman possible conversation with Connally -Effect of remarks on economic groups Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Effect of State Department and Defense Department presence -Economic decisions Rogers travels -California -Maine Times story on Ambassadors -State Department -Rogers -Rationale -Pederson -Kissinger's PRC efforts -Use of knowledge -PRC view of emissaries -Rogers -Kissinger -Timing -1972 -1971 -Timing -Speculation of visit by President -Election -Speculation -Impact -Knowledge of facts -Contact with US -Announcement of PRC trip -Announcement of USSR summit -Kissinger efforts -Impact on role with USSR -Kissinger stature -Dobrynin -Administration's options
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally -Haldeman and Connally An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:20 pm. Request for Rose Mary Woods The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:43 pm. The President left at an unknown time before 12:43 pm. [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:20 pm and 1:40 pm] [Conversation No. 529-23G] [See Conversation No. 5-170; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] Woods entered at 12:43 pm. Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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Haldeman talked with John B. Connally at an unknown time before 12:52 pm. The President entered at an unknown time after 12:43 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Speech writing -Spacing of text -Binding of speeches
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Safety factor -West Point example -Precedent -Usual impression -Past success Schedule -Marine trip -Kansas City trip for Kissinger[?] -Relation to Florida trip
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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John D. Ehrlichman entered at 12:52 pm. Political discussion -John N. Mitchell -Lyndon B. Johnson Drugs -Turkey -Opium deal -Release -Timing -Scope -Mitchell and Connally debate -Customs Agents -Egil G (Bud) Krogh role -President's decision -Timing
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally request -Mitchell -Rationale -Contact with Connally -Outcome of Krogh mission -Ehrlichman -Krogh mission -Departure -Friction between agencies Crime -Mitchell announcement -Crime statistics -Washington, DC figures -Timing -Federal Bureau Investigation [FBI] graduation -Pentagon Papers -Court decision -Term extension
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
Cabinet meeting -President's comments -Effect on State Department and Department of Defense [DOD] -Results
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Conference on Aging -Arthur S. Fleming role -Administration strategy -George Wiley
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Turkey -Opium agreement -Public relations -Statement by President -Praising Turkish Prime Minister -Charles B. Rangel -Daniel P. (Pat)Moynihan -Scope of agreement
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
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Woods left at 1:11 pm. Cabinet meeting -President's comments -Connally -Need for control of leaks -Rogers -Leak problems -White House leak problems -Robert H. Finch -Lower staff levels -Newspaper story -Handling of Pentagon Papers -Kissinger -Disagreement with policy -Public criticism -Staff meeting -Haldeman comments
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Public statements -Use of judgement Haldemans conversation with Connally -Leadership -President's efforts -Orientation to domestic questions -Projection next year Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Connally memoranda -International trade -Restriction on imports -George P. Shultz -Economy -Unemployment -Fiscal responsibility -Inflation -Labor vote -Foreign trade protection of jobs -Solution of problems -Concern of President -Steel problems -Peterson -Type of President -Public vs. private -President's attributes -Statement of President's views -DOD reorganization -Fiscal responsibility -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] dispersal -Defense spending -Belief in free enterprise -Contribution to reelection -Public mood -OEO -Model cities -End of Great Society programs -Relation to Barry M. Goldwater -Role of President's aides -Business perception -Inflation -Meetings with smaller groups -Appeal to nation
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ability of speechwriters -Strength of Cabinet officers -August trip -Africa and Europe trip compared with US trip -President's analysis of US mood -Use of statistics -Personal contact -Indianapolis trip Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Maine trip -Less focus on organization -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:11 am. [Item for Haldeman] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. Agnew -As an issue The President left at an unknown time after 1:11 pm. [Fifty second pause] The President entered at an unknown time before 1:40 pm. -Problems -Posture -Attitude -Capabilities -Office of Intergovernmental Relations -Use of Vice President
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** -Leadership -Mistakes -Press handling -Need for firmness -Foreign policy -Domestic policy -President's interest -Radio speech -Connally view -Raymond K. Price, Jr. view -Previous administration's programs -Medicare -Head Start -Upward Bound -Nixon administration's programs -ACTION -Ehrlichman -Attributes -President's memo to Haldeman -Goals -Leadership -Issues -Talks usefulness -Use of statistics August trip -Timing -Congressional recess -Public relations -Press Connally comments -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Finch -Press handling -Purpose
Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.)
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Schedule -NSC meeting on Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] -Laird -Kissinger -Time change -FBI graduation -Free time Conv. No. 529-23 (cont.) -Presidents meeting with Kissinger Kissinger's Trip to Asia -Positions assumed -Results Times story on Ambassadors -Rogers -State Department -Lower level leak -Possible goal -Reduce Kissinger's effectiveness with Dobrynin
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The President and Haldeman left at 1:40 pm.