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Date: 
Jun 28, 1971 - Jun 29, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 531-1 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 4:32 pm Location: Oval Office H.R. (Bob) Haldeman met with unknown people.
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Haldeman and the unknown people left.
Conversation No. 531-2 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:32 pm - 4:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henrik S. Houthakker and Paul W. McCracken; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Houthakker's departure Arrangements for photograph Houthakker's service
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presentation of gifts by President Deans of Law School and Medical School at Harvard University Houthakker and McCracken left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 4:35 pm. Jane Dart -Justin W. Dart Bull left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 531-3 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:35 pm - 4:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jane Dart and John D. Ehrlichman; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Dart's activities -Robert H. Finch Arrangements for photograph Dart's plans for future -Travel Presentation of gifts by President Justin W. Dart -Health -Activities -Dwight D. Eisenhower[?] Dart and Ehrlichman left at 4:39 pm.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 531-4 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:39 pm - 4:41 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Barbara G. Kilberg and John D. Ehrlichman; the White House Conv. No. 531-2 (cont.) photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Kilberg -Name -Experience with White House -Plans for future Abe Fortas -Wife Hugo L. Black Presentation of gifts by President Kilberg and Ehrlichman left at 4:41 pm.
Conversation No. 531-5 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:41 pm - 4:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jerome M. Rosow, James D. Hodgson, John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Rosow -Future plans Arrangements for photograph
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rosow -Accomplishments Presentation of gifts by President New York City -Commuting Russell Train -Environment -Employment Rosow, et al., left at 4:44 pm.
Conversation No. 531-6 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -C. Fred Bergsten -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at 4:44 pm.
Conversation No. 531-7 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:44 pm - 4:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, C. Fred Bergsten, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr.; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bergsten's plans -Brookings Institute -Book -Peter G. Peterson -Arthur F. Burns Bergsten's family Conv. No. 531-7 (cont.) Presentation of gifts by President Bergsten's accomplishments -Henry A. Kissinger, Haig Bergsten, et al., left at 4:47 pm.
Conversation No. 531-8 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:47 pm - 4:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with T. Warren Parker and Charles W. Colson; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Parker's service -Colson Arrangements for photograph Parker -Plans -Marine Corps -University of Maryland Presentation of gift by President Marines
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President's World War II experience Vietnam Parker and Colson left at 4:49 pm.
Conv. No. 531-7 (cont.) Conversation No. 531-9 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:49 pm - 4:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William E. Casselman II and William E. Timmons; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Casselman's plans -General Services Administration [GSA] Arrangements for photograph GSA -Robert L. Kunzig Presentation of gifts by President -Casselman's wife
Casselman's background -Timmons -John W. Dean, III President's meeting with Carl B. Albert, June 28 -Vietnam vote -Gerald R. Ford -Albert's health
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conference Committee meeting -F. Edward Hébert -Leslie C. Arends -John C. Stennis -Margaret Chase Smith -Possible outcome -Administration tactics Conv. No. 531-9 (cont.) Casselman and Timmons left at 4:52 pm.
Conversation No. 531-10 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:52 pm - 4:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William E. Kriegsman, Stephen B. Bull, John C. Whitaker; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Arrangements for photograph President's autograph -Pen Kriegsman's calls to Bryce N. Harlow Kriegsman, et al., left at 4:54 pm.
Conversation No. 531-11 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 4:54 pm - 4:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield, Stephen B. Bull, and Ronald A. Harley; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Harley's experience Arrangements for photograph Harley's experience Presentation of gifts by President President's schedule Bull, et al., left at 4:56 pm. Conv. No. 531-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-12 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:56 pm and 5:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Terry McGinnity -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 5:07 pm.
Conversation No. 531-13 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:56 pm and 5:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Classified material -Access -The Presidents instructions -Brookings Institute -Research and Development Corporation [RAND] -Study -Reduction of number of cleared personnel Conv. No. 531-13 (cont.) -Reduction in creation -Access -Brookings -Council of Foreign Relations -RAND Corporation -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Reductions -Presidents Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Unknown person from California -State Department and Defense Department clearances [End of conversation]
Conversation No. 531-14 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:56 pm and 5:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Terry McGinnity -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:07 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 531-15 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:56 pm and 5:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Barber -Upcoming meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 5:07 pm.
Conversation No. 531-16 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 5:07 pm - 5:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally and Arthur F. Burns. Greetings Refreshments National economy -Burns letter to President -Wage and price controls -Taxes -Inflation -Fiscal stimulation -Tax issue -Government spending -Taxes -Acceleration of personal exemption -Corporate tax -Depreciation allowance
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hearings -Connally's conversation with Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Possible lawsuit -Common Cause -Ralph Nader -Effect on tax receipts -Creation of jobs -Investment tax credit -Burns view -Personal income tax -Prospects for tax legislation -Wilbur D. Mills -Conversation with Burns -Revenue-sharing -Political ambitions -Health -1971, 1972 -President's comments to Cabinet -Cabinet Committee on economic policy -Connally as spokesman -Quadriad -Need for single administration spokesman -Burns -Burns relationship with President -William McChesney Martin's relationships with Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and John F. Kennedy -Connally as administration spokesman -James G. Hodgson -George W. Romney -Maurice H. Stans -Impact of Burns statements -Responsibility -President -Advisors -Joseph W. Martin, Jr.'s comments -President's work habits -President's policy -Jawboning -Forthcoming meeting with steel industry representatives -Possible settlements -Connally
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Presidents meeting with the Productivity Council -Federal budget -Accelerated public works -Forthcoming veto -Teenage unemployment -Forthcoming veto -Reasons -Inflation -Pending legislation -Blue-collar workers -Federal salaries -Post Office -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Forthcoming veto -Wage and price control -Comparison with construction workers -Wage and price board, freeze -Firmness -Jawboning -Import restrictions -Quota legislation from Congress -Balance of trade -Discipline within administration -President's schedule -Fiscal year 1973 budget -Camp David meeting -Difficulties -Discipline in public comments -Burns -Monetary policy -Wage and price controls -Taxes -Budget -New economic policy -Need for unity in position -Connally -Articulation of policy -New York Times article -Burns Pepperdine College address -Impact -Burns conversation with President
Conv. No. 531-16 (cont.)
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Economic policy -Dissemination of Burns views -Public statements -Burns Pepperdine College speech -Burns forthcoming Congressional testimony -Wage and price controls -Burns -Integrity -Role -Views on incomes policy -Wage and price controls -John J. Sparkman's possible hearing -William Proxmire -Burns forthcoming testimony -President's support -Expression of views -Burns testimony -Possible statement -Incomes policy -David M. Kennedy's comments -Burns effectiveness -Impact of events -Wage and price controls -President's responsibility -Burns policy -Effect on President's policy -Burns comments -Possible public perception -Connally as administration spokesman -Martin's comments on federal budgets -Burns comments on incomes policy -Forthcoming testimony -Incomes policy -Wage and price controls -Pepperdine College speech -Public confusion -President's policy -Effect -Burns meeting with President -Thomas E. Dewey's funeral -Burns forthcoming public statements
Conv. No. 531-16 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unity -Burns letter to the President -Investment tax credit -Analysis of changes in economy -Inflation -Presidents perception -Connally -Burns public comments -Changes from previous positions -Munich -President's policy -Antagonism of financial press -Burns letter -Federal employees' wages -Burns public comments -Monetary policy -Connally's testimony -Range of subjects -Possible Congressional testimony -Connally's forthcoming statement -Ronald L. Ziegler -Economic policy -Burns forthcoming testimony -Incomes policy -President's policy -Wage and price controls -National Commission on Productivity -Welfare -Jawboning -Lockheed -Labor settlements -Steel President's schedule -Barber National economy -Burns letter -Burns relationship with Connally -Burns views
Conv. No. 531-16 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Connally and Burns left at 5:58 pm.
Conversation No. 531-17 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 5:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. [Unintelligible] Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:58 pm. President's schedule -Barber Sanchez and Bull left at 5:58 pm. Conv. No. 531-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-18 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 5:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 6-6]
Conversation No. 531-19 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 5:59 pm - 6:15 pm
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's previous conversation with Arthur F. Burns and John B. Connally [The President talked with George P. Shultz between 5:59 pm and 6:01 pm] [Conversation No. 531-19A] [See Conversation No. 6-7] [End of telephone conversation] President's previous conversation with Burns and Connally Administrations policy -Consistency -Implication Terry McGinnity -President's schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s view -Work -Quality President's speech writers -William L. Safire's work -Work -Price, Lee W. Huebner, Noel C. Koch McGinnity -Patrick J. Buchanan's and Charles W. Colson's views -Article -Possible assignment
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-Call to Haldeman Henry A. Kissinger -Views concerning Soviets -Call from W. Averell Harriman
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-Le Duc Tho -Concerns H. -William Sullivan -Conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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-Negotiations
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FOREIGN AFFAIRS
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-Speculation -Haig -Ecuador Vietnam -Vote in Congress
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Carl B. Albert -Lucien N. Nedzi-Charles W. Whalen, Jr. Amendment -Pentagon Papers -Clark MacGregor Nelson A. Rockefeller Alexander P. Butterfield -Winton M. (Red) Blount President and Haldeman left at 6:15 pm. Conv. No. 531-19 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-20 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:45 pm and 6:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 6-8]
Conversation No. 531-21 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 6:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Arrival of unknown person Bull left at 6:46 pm.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 531-22 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 6:47 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 531-19 (cont.) The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Chowder and Marching Society -Gerald R. Ford Butterfield left at 6:47 pm.
Conversation No. 531-23 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 6:47 pm - 6:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Clark MacGregor. [See Conversation No. 6-9]
Conversation No. 531-24 Date: June 28, 1971 Time: 6:50 pm - 7:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson. Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 6:50 pm. Items for the President
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Signature Butterfield left at an unknown time before 7:05 pm. Pentagon Papers -Daniel Ellsberg -Pending judicial action -Prior restraint -Theft of documents -Intent -Government proof -Handling by government -Public reaction -President's barber -Poll -Colson's carpenter -Prosecution -Effect on Democrats -Congressional hearings -Pending judicial action -Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Possible additional leaks -Cambodia, Laos -Casualties -Reaction -Harry F. Byrd, Jr.'s conversation with Colson -Prosecution -Prosecution -Possible effect -Ellsberg -President's phrase "stolen documents" -Repetition -Press reaction -Prosecution -Martyrdom -Credibility of administration -Ellsberg's motives and associates Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:50 pm. Sanchez's schedule
Conv. No. 531-22 (cont.)
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President's schedule Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:05 pm. Pentagon Papers -Prosecution -John N. Mitchell's views -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s, Richard A. Moore's views -Credibility of administration -Effect on Democrats -Hubert H. Humphrey -Justification -Liberal media -Phil Potter of the Baltimore Sun -Effect on career -Effect on Edmund S. Muskie -Administrations efforts -1968 election -Muskie's defense of Johnsons war policy -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Popular reaction -Administration polls -Gallup and Harris polls -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC]
Conv. No. 531-24 (cont.)
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Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 7:05 pm. Presidential statement and event Butterfield left at 7:08 pm.
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Pentagon Papers -Impact on John F. Kennedy image -Robert S. McNamara -Public opinion [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 7:08 pm and 7:12 pm] [Conversation No. 531-24A] [See Conversation No. 6-10] [End of telephone conversation] Pentagon Papers -Effect on public opinion -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Duration [The President talked with Rex W. Scouten between 7:12 pm and 7:13 pm] [Conversation No. 531-24B]
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[See Conversation No. 6-11] [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Chowder and Marching Society dinner Conv. No. 531-24 (cont.) Pentagon Papers -Impact on administration -Impact on Democrats Polls -National economy -Public perception -President's standing -Vietnam -Pentagon Papers -Economic changes -Effect National economy -Unemployment -President's comments to Cabinet, June 28th -Administration statements Polls -Public perception -Effect of media -National economy -Five-year performance -Trend -War issue 1972 election -John P. Roche's column -President's prospects -1956 election -Economy -War -Advantages
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Aura of the Presidency
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Conv. No. 531-24 (cont.)
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National economy -Harris poll -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] Television News reports -Public confidence -Presidents previous meeting with the Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] leaks -Colson's comments to Paul W. McCracken -Dan Rather's statements -John B. Connally as spokesman -Arthur F. Burns Vietnam -Duration as issue Pentagon Papers -Ellsberg -Jury selection -Judicial process -Alger Hiss case -Duration -Ellsberg's possible testimony -Reaction -Byrd -Miami Herald -Detroit News -Copley chain
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Forthcoming issues poll -Louis P. Harris Harris -Views on 1972 election Polls -Trial heats -Contrast with election process The President and Colson left at 7:25 pm. Conv. No. 531-24 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-25/530-15 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 12:46 pm - 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman; this recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress. Leaks -Interdepartmental rivalry -John N. Mitchell John B. Connally -National Commission on Productivity -Activities Leaks -Effect on public confidence in administration -President's comments to Cabinet -Peter G. Peterson's reaction -Haldeman's forthcoming briefing to White House staff -Mitchell -Peterson -Search for Ambassador to Japan
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unknown man The President and Haldeman left at 1:11 pm.
Conversation No. 531-32 Conv. No. 531-24 (cont.) Date: June 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:11 pm and 4:18 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] Bull and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:18 pm.
Conversation No. 531-26 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 4:18 pm - 4:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -William P. Rogers [?] -George H.W. Bush -John D. Ehrlichman -Unintelligible name Butterfield left at 4:21 pm.
Conversation No. 531-27
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 4:21 pm - 4:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. President's schedule -Kissinger's appointment for Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] graduation -National Security Council [NSC] -Agenda Kissinger's schedule -Dobrynin -Agenda -Soviet summit President's schedule -Possible visit to Soviet Union -Charles L. Bartlett -Pentagon Papers -Kissinger -Dobrynin -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Kissinger's schedule -Backgrounders for press -Trip President's schedule -Possible visit to Soviet Union -Dobrynin -Haig -Ramifications of summit announcement -Possible visit to Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Effect of announcement -David K.E. Bruce -Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Kissinger's forthcoming visit to Pakistan -Logistics
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible visit to Soviet Union -Timing -Bruce's possible assignment to PRC -Goal Vietnam -July 15 announcement -Effect on North Vietnamese Kissinger's schedule -President -Dobrynin -Bruce, D. Kenneth Rush Kissinger left at 4:31 pm.
Conv. No. 531-27 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-28 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 4:32 pm - 5:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. President's schedule -Donald H. Rumsfeld Presidential statements -Use of teleprompter -Delivery style -Richard A. Moore's views -Delivery style Honor America Day program -Producer -J. Willard Marriott -Television network time -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -William F. (Billy) Graham
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Frank Borman -Kate Smith -Leslie T. (Bob) Hope -Jack Benny -Interviews Presidential statements Conv. No. 531-27 (cont.) -Use of teleprompter -Quality of writing -Use of teleprompter An unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?] entered at an unknown time after 4:32 pm. Refreshments The unknown person [Sanchez?] left at an unknown time before 5:03 pm. Presidential statements -President's forthcoming speech at the National Archives, July 3 -Staff work on speech -William L. Safire -William H. Carruthers -Presidents possible delivery -Closing -Speechwriting -Use of Presidents rhetoric -Writers -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Use of teleprompter President's schedule -National Commission on Productivity -Rumsfeld -Henry A. Kissinger -Mr. and Mrs. Winton M. (Red) Blount -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -Political dinner -National Park Dinner in Yosemite -Thelma C. (Pat) Ryan -Rex W. Scouten -Arrangements -Haldemans view
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] graduation -Remarks -Drug announcement -Presidential appointees -National Park Dinner -Date -Purpose -Poll results -Size -Advantages -Groups in attendance -Arthur Godfrey -Advantages -Subsequent visit to park -Jackson Hole, Yosemite -Scheduling announcement -Midwest media briefing -John D. Ehrlichman's views on format -Pentagon Papers statement -Revenue sharing -Timing -Ehrlichman's views -Timing of court decision on Pentagon Papers -Preparation of President's statement -Patrick J. Buchanan -Ehrlichman -Staff work -Delivery of President's statement -Press conference -Timing -National Association of Counties -Peoples Coalition meeting in Milwaukee -Billy Graham -New Hampshire, Maine -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Visits to 50 states -Planning, spontaneity -Blount dinner -FBI graduation ceremony -Preparation of remarks -Nobusuke Kishi
Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
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-Walter P. McConaughy -Kishi Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Ehrlichman -Pentagon Papers -Views on prosecution -Judgement -Views concerning declassification program -Wording of statement
Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
Declassification -National Security Council [NSC] committee recommendations [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:32 pm and 5:03 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28A] [See Conversation 6-24] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman's schedule -Rose Mary Woods[?] [The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 4:32 pm and 5:03 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28B] [See conversation 6-25] [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Paul W. McCracken -John B. Connally's role in government -Mamie G.D. Eisenhower -Birthday celebration -Eisenhower scholarship fund -Mrs. Nixon
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-Unintelligible name -Presidents attendance [The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. between 5:03 pm and 5:06 pm; Haldeman can be heard in the background] [Conversation No. 531-28C] Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 6-26] [End of telephone conversation] Security classification -Numbers of people with clearances -Board of Regents of University of California -Possible change in system -Kissinger Leaks -President's comments to Cabinet -Haldeman's role -Dwight D. Eisenhower and Sherman Adams Peter G. Peterson -Position of aide -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Haldeman's conversation with Ehrlichman Anderson -Possible role with Administration -Edwin L. Harper -Ehrlichman's needs President's schedule -Camp David -July 4 -Washington, DC celebration -Possible trip to Florida -Midwest trip -Camp David -Camp Hoover
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Accommodations -Robert H. Finch -Peter M. Flanigan -John C. Whitaker US and Peoples Republic of China [PRC] relations -Handling -Kissinger -President's possible visit -Announcement -David K.E. Bruce New York Times story -Kissinger's reaction -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Possible source Leaks -Administration reaction -Ambassador to Japan -Ehrlichman's meeting with John A. Volpe and James M. Beggs -President's comments to Cabinet -National Journal article -National security -Foreign economic policy President's schedule -George P. Shultz, James D. Hodgson -Ehrlichman -Alexander P. Butterfield Leaks -Haldeman's forthcoming meeting with the White House staff -Connally President's schedule -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Shultz An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 4:32 pm.
Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's schedule -Shultz The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. Vietnam Soybeans Security classification -Possible changes -Haldemans role -Dwight D. Eisenhower's changes -New classification -Maurice H. Stans -Lyndon K (Mort) Allin's memos Shultz National economy -Louis F. Harris poll -Mansfield amendment -Gallup poll -Shultz's view of public confidence Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:32 pm Shultz's schedule -Hodgson Bull left at an unknown time before 5:45 pm. President's forthcoming meeting with Shultz and Hodgson -Counsel for National Labor Relations Board [NLRB] -Ehrlichman [Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 4:32 pm and 5:45 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28D] President's forthcoming meeting with Shultz and Hodgson Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Counsel for NLRB -Ehrlichman Unknown news story [End of telephone conversation] Pentagon Papers -[Forename unknown] Plassky's [sp?] story Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
Counsel for NLRB -Richard T. Burress -International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers of America [TEAMSTERS] -Prospects for confirmation -Peter G. Nash -Prospects for confirmation -Jack F. Kemp -Burress -Ehrlichman's conversation with John J. Rhodes -Hodgson's conversations with Burress supporters -Nash -President's conversation -Charles W. Colson -Clark MacGregor [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:35 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28E] [See Conversation No. 6-27] [End of telephone conversation] Frederic V. Malek [Haldeman talked with MacGregor at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:35 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28F] [See Conversation No. 6-28]
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[End of telephone conversation] [Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:35 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28G] Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.) [See Conversation No. 6-29] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman's conversation with MacGregor -Nash -Conference on Mansfield amendment [Haldeman talked with Malek at an unknown time between 5:05 pm and 5:35 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28H] [See Conversation No. 6-30] [End of telephone conversation] Nash -Support on Capitol Hill -Burress -Industry and business support -Stans -Labor support [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:06 pm and 5:35 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28I] [See Conversation No. 6-31] [End of telephone conversation] Malek -Declassification project -Tom C. Huston
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[The President talked with MacGregor between 5:35 pm and 5:39 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28J] [See Conversation No. 6-32] An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:35 pm. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:39 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Memorandum to Lawrence M. (Larry) Higby -President's previous conversation with MacGregor [Haldeman talked with Higby at an unknown time between 5:39 pm and 5:44 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28K] MacGregor's memo to Higby [End of telephone conversation] The President left at an unknown time after 5:39 pm. An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 5:39 pm. [Unintelligible] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 5:44 pm. The President entered at an unknown time before 5:44 pm. Memorandum [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:39 pm and 5:44 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28L] [See Conversation No. 6-33] Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
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[End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with Mary Swann between 5:44 pm and 5:45 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28M] [See Conversation No. 6-34] [End of telephone conversation] President's conversation with Swann -Effect -Cabinet officers' possible conduct -Volpe -George W. Romney -William P. Rogers -John N. Mitchell [The President talked with the White House operator at 5:45 pm] [Conversation No. 531-28N] [See Conversation No. 6-35] [End of telephone conversation] Use of secretaries -Rose Mary Woods -Maggie [Surname unknown] -Prestige [The President talked with Mitchell between 5:46 pm and 5:50 pm; the President talked to Haldeman in the background] [Conversation No. 531-28O] [See Conversation No. 6-36] [End of telephone conversation] Haldeman left at 5:50 pm. Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 531-29 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 5:50 pm - 6:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with James D. Hodgson and George P. Shultz President's previous meetings with National Commission on Productivity [Productivity Commission] -Effect -Maurice H. Stans -Environmental considerations Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:30 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:29 pm. Environmental regulations -President's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Cost of pending projects -Hodgsons actions -Stans group President's previous meeting with Productivity Commission -Future -Decline of military activity -Economic dominance -Purpose -US position in world -Environmental concerns -Nuclear power -I. W. Abel's comments on consumption -Economic expansion
Conv. No. 531-28 (cont.)
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:30 pm. Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:29 pm. President's schedule -Management group meeting, July 6 -Attendants -Chief Executive officers -Bargaining officials -Structure Economy -US Steel Corporation -Settlements -Results President's schedule -Management group, July 6 -Chief Executive Officers -Bargaining officials -Number of attendants -Steel companies -Labor organizations -Presidents goals -Announcements -President's previous comments -Research -Applied -Basic Presidential anointments -J. Curtis Counts -Job offer -Salary -Conversation with Hodgson -Forthcoming conversation with Hodgson -Expression of Presidents support -National Labor Relations Board [NLRB] counsel -Peter G. Nash -Conversations with Charles W. Colson, Ehrlichman, Frederic V. Malek, Congress
Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.)
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-Hodgsons Congressional contacts -Nash -Background -Support -Richard T. Burress -Background -Relationship with Hodgson Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.) -Opposition -Nash -Support from business -Hodgson's conversation with Gerald R. Ford -Burress -Ford's possible meeting with Nash -Maleks investigation -Ford -Burress -Views of Arthur F. Burns and Bryce N. Harlow -Nash -Ford's support -Hodgson's conversations -Peter H. Dominick -Paul J. Fannin -Jacob K. Javits -Burress -Possible role with administration -Malek Congressional Conference Committee -F. Edward Hébert -Actions -Senate version of military pay Supersonic Transport [SST] -Leonard Woodcock -Position on SST -Relationship with Walter F. Mondale and Vance Hartke -International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America [UAW] -Hubert H. Humphrey's vote -George Meany
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Environment -Edmund S. Muskie -Meany's response -John B. Connally -Stans -Administration's position -Cost-benefit ratio and analysis -Land reclamation -Popular opinion -Leadership position Economy -Competition -Changes in totalitarian societies -Changes in democratic societies -Privatization of public services -Trash collection as example -Samuel W. Yorty's electoral victory -New York City -Savings -Productivity Commission -Harllee Branch, Jr. -Schedule Research and development -Shultz's possible meeting with Peter G. Peterson -Ehrlichman -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Funding -Tax program -Value added tax -SST -Saline water -Nuclear power -Productivity Commission's efforts -NASA and defense budget cuts -Priorities -Presidents conversations with Peterson, Ehrlichman -Woodcock -Environment -Automobile emissions
Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.)
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-River clean-up -Connallys view -Sewage, irrigation run-off -Nuclear power, saline water -Foci for US efforts -Petersons comments -Japanese efforts -Tax program -Private research -Germans, Japanese, Soviets, Chinese -Government subsides -Government subsidies -Lockheed -President's statement -Boeing -General Dynamics -Balance of payments -Computers -Space industry -Military -Census -Government subsidies -Government efforts -Private enterprise -Telecommunications -Tennessee Valley Authority [TVA] -NASA -James E. Webb -Contractors -Nuclear power plants -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] activities -Privatization -Argonne Lab -Brookhaven Lab -Symbolism -Social spending, deficits -Response to critics -Creation of wealth Productivity Commission -Meany, Woodcock, Abel, Joseph B. Beirne
Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.)
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-James M. Roche -Branch -Edward W. Carter -Research and development -Necessity -Support An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 5:50 pm. President's schedule Rose Mary Woods schedule The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 6:29 pm. Research and development -Possible September 1971 conference -Productivity Commission -Papers for discussion -Statement Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:50 pm. President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 6:29 pm. Research and development -Possible September 1971 conference -Walter B. Wriston -Meany -Howard W. Johnson -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -President Labor support for administration -Extent -Issues -Muskie Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.)
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President National economy -Connally -Retail sales -Unemployment -Programs for hiring blacks -Effectiveness -Timing -Youths -Students Shultz and Hodgson left at 6:29 pm.
Conv. No. 531-29 (cont.)
Conversation No. 531-30 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 6:29 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. F. Edward Hébert -Call to President Butterfield left at 6:30 pm.
Conversation No. 531-31 Date: June 29, 1971 Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Congressional Conference Committee
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-President's forthcoming call to F. Edward Hébert -Leslie C. Arends Possible filibuster -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] announcement Hébert [Hébert talked with the President between 6:30 pm and 6:36 pm] [Conversation No. 531-31A] [See Conversation No. 6-37] [End of telephone conversation] Hébert -Previous conversation with President -Pending legislation -Clark MacGregor -Arends -Possible action in Conference Committee Pending resolution on Vietnam ceasefire -Provisions -Deadline -Ceasefire -Return of Prisoners of War [POWs] -Draft -Legislative strategy -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Provisions -US support for Nguyen Van Thieu and Nguyen Cao Ky -Legislative strategy -Draft extension -Possible filibuster -Michael Gravel -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Draft extension -Prospects -Effect on friends in Congress
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-Liberals -Kissingers views -Rules of Congress -Conference votes -Hébert's views -Kissinger's conversation with MacGregor -Legislative strategy -Effect on Vietnam negotiations -Thieu -Draft extension -July 15 -Effect on Vietnam negotiations -Draft extension -Arends -Rules of Congress -Provisions President's schedule -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] academy graduation Pending resolution on Vietnam ceasefire -Kissinger -Hébert -Provisions -Arends compromise -Effect on Vietnam negotiations -POWs -President's 7-Point Plan -Effect on "Hawks" in Congress -Hébert's support -Legislative strategy -Provisions Haig left at 6:54 pm. President's schedule -Kissinger Kissinger's schedule -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
Conv. No. 531-31 (cont.)
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US and Soviet Union relations -Negotiating strategy -Possible Summit meeting -President's possible visit to PRC -Soviets' possible reaction -Dobrynin's schedule -Politburo -Possible Summit -Soviets -Andrei A. Gromyko's conversation with President Kissingers forthcoming visit to PRC -Logistics Vietnam -Negotiations -Lyndon B. Johnson -Prospects -W. Averrell Harriman -Status -Prospects US and PRC relations -Possible effects The President and Kissinger left at 7:00 pm.
Conv. No. 531-31 (cont.)