534

Date: 
Jul 01, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-1 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:35 am and 8:41 am Location: Oval Office An unknown person met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule The President entered at 8:41 am Unknown item Sanchez and the unknown man left at 8:41 am
Conversation No. 534-14 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Between 8:41 am and 8:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Schedule Butterfield left at 8:45 am.
Conversation No. 534-2 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: 8:45 am - 9:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Pentagon Papers case -Haldeman's conversation with Elliot L. Richardson -The Eastern establishment -The President's experiences with the Alger Hiss case -Contrast between Hiss' and Whitaker Chambers' background -Richardson conversation about Charles M. Cooke, Jr. (?) -Melvin R. Laird -Ellsworth F. Bunker cables shown to Daniel Ellsberg Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Jimmy Doyle of the Washington Star -William P. Rogers -Investigation of cable leak -Cooke's admission of showing cable to Ellsberg -Ellsberg's departure from the Rand Corporation -Cooke -Access to cable from unnamed woman in the State Department -Richardson's June 30, 1971 conversation with Cooke -Perception of Cooke's role -Cooke's position with the federal government -Henry A. Kissinger -Frank [Surname unintelligible] -Conversation overheard at Los Angeles Rams football game in October 1970 -Plans to leak documents via unnamed persons from Kissinger's staff at the White House News story about the Turkish opium ban The President's appearance at the Federal Bureau of Investigation's [FBI] academy -Defense of J. Edgar Hoover Howard K. Smith -Commentary on "The Establishment" -New York Times -The President as anti-establishment figure Pentagon Papers case -Action against anti-administration conspiracy -John D. Ehrlichman -Charles W. Colson -The President's schedule -Leaking of stories about opponents -The New York Times
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John F. Kennedy -Feasibility and timing of statement by the President -Presidents view -Suppression -Possible action -Ehrlichman's recommendation -Ellsberg's legal status -Ehrlichmans forthcoming conversation with Colson Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Kissinger -Ehrlichmans views -Haldemans forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman, Colson, Richard A. Moore, John A. Scali, Ronald L. Ziegler -Kissinger -Declassification of government documents -Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Laird -John N. Mitchell -Laird -FBI -Handling of case by someone for the White House -Tom C. Huston -Richard V. Allen -Henry E. Peterson -Comparison to the President's involvement in the Hiss case -Leaks -Hoover -Mitchell -Ehrlichman -Orchestration of effort to leak information -Purposes -Declassification -Political benefits -Vietnam -Distraction from current issues -Focus on previous administrations -Type of person needed to handle the case -John C. Whitaker -Qualities required -Huston -Presidential involvement
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cooke -Tran Ngoc Chau -Future White House contact -Freeze against the Washington Post and the New York Times -Continuation -Backgrounders, off-the-record, personal -George P. Shultz -Access restriction to on-the-record appearances in presence of No. 534-2 (cont.) Conv. other reporters -Leonard Garment, William L. Safire, Raymond K. Price, Jr. Unemployment statistics -The President's conversation with Colson -Adjustments -Shultz -Seasonal adjustments -June statistics -Colson -The President's instructions on handling story -ABC news -Scali Opium agreement with Turkey, June 30, 1971 The FBI -The President's appearance at academy -Hoover -Repression issue -Mitchell's attitude -Passing nature of issue The Supreme Court -Justices -Need to change -Hugo L. Black, Thurgood Marshall, William J. Brennan, Byron R. White Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:45 am The President's schedule -Request -Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 9:18 am
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[The President talked with an unknown person (Kissinger?) at an unknown time between 8:45 am and 9:18 am] [Conversation No. 534-2A] Schedule [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Meeting request by Ehrlichman Bicentennial speech -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Use of the President's previous statement -Speech language -Number of television networks scheduled to broadcast speech Kissinger entered at 9:18 am. The Vietnam war -Vietnamese -Negotiations -Press report -May 31, 1971 proposal The Pentagon Papers case -California -Incident at October 1970 Los Angeles Rams game -Member of Business Executives for Peace -Plans by unknown member of Kissinger's staff -Alleged plan to quit staff and leak information about the war Haldeman left at 9:18 am -Release of classified information -NSC control -Contingency plans -Laos-Cambodia contingency plans -Haiphong Harbor -Cooke -Richardson Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Comparison to the Hiss case -Relations with Ellsberg -Rand Corporation -Case of Chau in South Vietnam -Secret cables -Nguyen Van Thieu -Publication of cables by Doyle -Washington Star -Rogers -Concern -Investigation of Rand Corporation -Ellsberg -Richardson's defense of Cooke -Security-clearances -Need-to-know rule -Kissinger's staff -[First name not known] Davis -May 14, 1969 incident An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 8:45 am Accidental summons -Haldeman The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:23 am The Pentagon Papers case -Davis -Alleged leak of embargoed speech to journalist -Ellsberg Haldeman entered at 9:23 am
Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.)
The Pentagon Papers case -Ellsberg -Distinction between holding security clearance and need-to-know principle -Chau case -Cooke, Ellsberg, Bunker -Handling of classified information -Richardson -Need for individual to be assigned to work with the President on the case -Ehrlichman
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichman, John W. Dean, III -Comparison to Hiss case -Ethics and lawyers -The Manson case -Mitchell -New York Times -White House publications efforts -Brookings Institute safe Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Break-in -Blame -Cooke -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Bunker -Chau case -Cables from Bunker -The Presidents message to Ambassador Bunker -Washington Star story Brookings Institution -Break-in Vietnam war -Negotiations -Public reaction -Press -Conditions -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Ceasefire -Possible public statement -Bunkers knowledge of negotiations -David K.E. Bruce -Timing -Kissingers schedule -Proposal -POWs -POW wives -Report from Bruce -Possible public release of proposal -Release of POWs -Ceasefire -Conditions
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Pentagon papers case -Leaks -National Security Council [NSC] staff -Investigation -Haig -Wiretapping -Issue of trust in the White House Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Leaks -NSC staff -Liberals -Theft of classified documents -Mitchell -Reaction -Repression -The Hiss case comparison -Tom Clark -Justice Department -Nixons efforts -Use of leaks to get Hiss -Newspaper stories contrasted with legal action in court -Grand jury -[Forename unknown] Murphy -Hoover -Ellsberg case -Declassification -Ehrlichman -Opposition to Laird plan -Presidents role -White House efforts -Cuban missile crisis -Conspiracy -Leaking of information -Cooke -Role -Rand Corporation -Ellsberg
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chau case -Bunker -Cables -Cooke -Ellsberg -Leak -Leak by White House -Conspiracy Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Other administrations involvement -Cooke -Richardsons handling of case -Status -Leaks to press about involvement The President talked to Haldeman at unknown time between 9:28 am and 9:52 am. Cooke -Removal -Richardson -Leaks to the press -Colson [End of telephone conversation]
Haig entered at 9:39 am. -NSC staff -Allegations about two unknown staff members -Leaking of documents against the Vietnam War -Security of materials -Kissinger and the NSC staff -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Intellectuals -Eastern schools -University of California, Berkeley Vietnam War -Negotiations -Ziegler -POWs -Haig's conversation with William C. Sullivan
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-North Vietnamese conditions -Thieu's Regime -Handling -Sullivan -Ziegler Haig left at 9:45 am. Foreign relations Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) -Briefing book -Public information -Changes in section about negotiations -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -The President's conversations with Nicolae Ceausescu and Andrei Gromyko -Tone and style -Stance -Philosophical angle -Chou En-lai's statements -Analysis -Kissingers future conversation with Chou En-lai -The President's perceptions of the world -The President's conversations with communist leaders -Unnamed Greek revolutionary -1947 Meeting -Nikita Khrushchev -Anastas Mikoyan -Frol Koslov -Fidel Castro -Nature of conversations -Opening Statement -Flexibility -Thought processes of foreign communists compared to current US revolutionaries Telephone Call from William P. Rogers to Kissinger Kissinger left at 9:52 am
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-3 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: 9:54 am - 10:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Alexander M. Haig, Jr. and Henry A. Kissinger. Conv. No. 534-2 (cont.) Vietnam negotiations -Coordination with Paris -Ronald L. Ziegler -Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:57 am. William P. Rogers -Telephone Call to Kissinger -Forthcoming Testimony -William C. Sullivan -Pentagon Papers -Vietnam negotiations Vietnam negotiations -Current North Vietnamese proposals -Sullivan -Nguyen Van Thieu's government -US stance -Public statement Haig left at 9:57 am. Foreign relations -Forthcoming summit -The United States [US] and the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Communications -US delegation -The President, Rogers, Kissinger -State Department -Marshall Green -Japan -Green, Peter G. Peterson -Ambassadorial appointments
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-William J. Porter -Paris Peace Talks -PRC trip -Size of the President's entourage -Size of press contingent -Three networks, two wire services -Pool reporter -The New York Times, the Washington Post Con. No. 534-3 (cont.) -Press facilities -Action by the PRC -The press -Size -The New York Times, the Washington Post -Limitations on White House press contact -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Background briefings -Size of delegation -Handling by the President and the Chinese -Itinerary -Peking, Shanghai -Nature of visit -Briefing book -Work by National Security Council [NSC] Staff -Tone -The President's foreign policy record -Vietnam war action by the US -Status of attempts at settlement -Cambodia, Laos -US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Detente -Geographical interests -Possible agreements with the PRC -Nuclear weapons Haig entered at 10:08 am. -Communique -Taiwan -Tone -Spiro T. Agnew, Melvin R. Laird -United Nations
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vietnam war -Length -Japan -Tone -Military threat -The Soviet Union -Military threat -Handling of information -The Soviet Union -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -USSR, Japan, Vietnam -Negotiations prior to China summit -Prisoners of War [Pows] -Grain deal -Vietnam war settlement -Possible agreements with the PRC -Arms control -Hotline, accidental war -Nuclear weapons -Political visitors to the PRC prior to the President's trip -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -The USSR -Timing of summit -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy Dobrynin -Timing of summit in comparison to the PRC summit -Leonid I. Brezhnev -SALT -Middle East -Caribbean -Berlin agreement -Taiwan -Laird, Agnew -Nixon doctrine's aims -Policy during the Harry S. Truman administration -Owen Lattimore -London, Paris, Warsaw -Canada -Pierre Trudeau -Taiwan
Con. No. 534-3 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vietnam -Korea
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 41s ] PRC TRIP
Con. No. 534-3 (cont.)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ******************************************************************************
-George H.W. Bush -July 15, 1971 announcement -Paris stop on Kissinger's itinerary -Le Duc Tho -Handling of proposals Schedules of the President and Kissinger Kissinger and Haig left at 10:26 am
Conversation No. 534-4 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:26 am and 10:27 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Charles W. Colson's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:27 am
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-5 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: 10:27 am - 11:49 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -ACTION event -Issues -Vietnam, the Pentagon Papers -John D. Ehrlichman -Ongoing meeting Charles W. Colson entered at 10:28 am -Ehrlichman's meeting The President's schedule -The President's Kansas City appearance July 6, 1971 -Nature of statement -Pentagon Papers case -Recommendations -John A. Scali, Richard A. Moore, Ronald L. Ziegler -Effect of locale -Prime time television coverage -Daniel Ellsberg -Forum, timing -Ehrlichman -Draft of statement about the Pentagon Papers -Issue of repression of the press -John N. Mitchell -Patrick J. Buchanan The Pentagon Papers case -Coordination of investigation -Officer in charge [OIC] of handling case
Conv. No. 534-3 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Haldemans conversation with Ehrlichman -Congress -John J. Sparkman -James D. McKevitt -John H. Rousselot -White House staff -Need for full-time handling -Tom C. Huston -Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Colson -Moore, Ehrlichman -Legal handling -Mitchell -Ellsberg -Leaks to press -Court case -Colson -Facts -The Hiss case -Six Crises -Nixons role -Harry S. Truman -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -J. Edgar Hoover -Comparison -Press -Colson -White House staff oversight -Brookings Institute break-in -Melvin R. Laird -Investigation of past administrations -Cuban Missile Crisis -Bay of Pigs -World War II -Korean War -Embarrassing documents -Rousselot -Need full-time assistance -Initiative -Ehrlichman
Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Other duties -Colson -Congressional support -Rousselot -McKevitt -Philip M. Crane -John M. Ashbrook -Robert J. Dole -William E. Brock, III -Press coverage -Colsons views -John F. Kennedy -Death of Ngo Dinh Diem -Kennedy -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Need for coordinator -Haldeman, Colson, Ehrlichman -Richard V. Allen -Huston -Knowledge -Problems with Department of Defense -Work with Allen -White House Support -Huston and Allen -Need for coordinator -Haldeman, Colson, Ehrlichman -Richard V. Allen -Need for trustworthy individual -Tom C. Huston -Possibility of Huston and Allen working together -The President's Kansas City speech -Haldeman -Press -Public perceptions of issue -Lyndon B. Johnson -William S. White -Possible statement after Supreme Court decision -Dean Rusk's television appearance -Maxwell Taylor's television appearance -William B. Macomber, Jr's television appearance -William P. Rogers
Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Melvin R. Laird -Martin S. Hayden -Classification -Telephone call to Macomber -Flag incident -Call to Rogers -Forthcoming testimony -Rusk, Taylor Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.) -Rogers -Legal obligations of the government -Court case -Supreme Court decision -Court clerks -Chief Justice Warren E. Burger's decision -Newspaper obligations -Irreparable damage to the nation -Press attitude -Damaging effect of stories contrasted with First Amendment rights -Delay in Prisoners of War [POWs] return as price of publication -Hayden's comments -Quote about Stewart J. Alsop from past editorial in New York Times -Max Frankel's response -Possible meeting with Ehrlichman -The President's schedule -Haldeman, Colson, Ehrlichman [Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:28 am and 10:58 am] [Conversation No. 534-5A] Meeting in the President's office [End of telephone conversation] The Vietnam War -Television debate between John O'Neill and John F. Kerry on the "Dick Cavett Show" -Jack F. Kemp -Buchanan -Kemp -Vietnam, fact finding trip -[Forename unknown] Kramer [NSC], William H. Sullivan [State Department],
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[Unintelligible name] -White House speeches -Focus of material provided -Buchanan -Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey, Jr. -Response by Kemp Ehrlichman entered at 10:58 am Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
-James L.Buckley's New York effort with Vietnam veterans -Cambodia, Vietnam -Kemp's possible trip to Vietnam -Charles B. Rangel -Balance -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe's trip to Vietnam -Drug use among US soldiers in Vietnam -Kemp, Rangel -Pentagon Papers -Declassification response -Laird -Mitchell -Supreme Court decision -Repression argument -Damaging effect of publication -First Amendment rights -Effect of publication -Placing lives of US soldiers in jeopardy -Response to arguments -Letter to the editor -Richardson -Charles M. Cooke, Jr. (?) -Retention in job -Cables leaked to press via Ellsberg -Ellsworth F. Bunker's cables -Tran Ngoc Chau Case -Ellsberg's security clearances -Rand Corporation -Revocation of clearances -Brookings Institution -Documents -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Henry A. Kissinger -Rand Corporation -Ehrlichman -Presidents orders -Declassification of documents -Laird -Supreme Court -The New York Times -Laird -Coordination with Congress Manolo Sanchez (?) entered at an unknown time after 10:58 am. Refreshments Sanchez (?) left an an unknown time before 11:22 am.
Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
-Declassification -Documents published -Withholding of classified information by newspapers -John W. Dean, III's report -Mitchell -Declassification -January 15 National Security Study Memorandum [NSSM], Declassification group -Korea, World War II, Cuban crisis -Haig -Kennedy Presidential Library -Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library) -Possible meeting with the President -The President's schedule -Timing of meeting -Publicity -Six Crises -Chapter on the Hiss case -The President's speech in Congress -Harry S. Truman -Tom Clark -Alexander Campbell -J. Edgar Hoover -Leak of story by Justice Department -Bert Andrews
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Whitaker Chambers's revelation of the Pumpkin Papers -Cooke -Richardsons view -Background -Views on the Vietnam War, ceasefire, and the Chau case -Ellsberg's status on "need to know" -Classified cables Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.) -Rand Corporation -Publication of cable information in the Washington Star -Possible future response -Declassification review group -NSSM -Staff director job -Administrations response -Hoover, Laird -Cooke -Leak of story -Richardson -Kissinger -Laird -Instructions -Draft statement -Buchanan's work on draft -Timing -Perceptions of issue -Role of Department of Justice -Moore, Kissinger -Television show -Macomber and Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson's appearances -Max Frankel, Benjamin C. Bradlee -Timing of possible statement by the President -Buchanan video -Presidential statement -Content -Lyndon K. ("Mort") Allin, Buchanan -Work -Rogers -Forthcoming testimony -View -Issue of press repression -Conduct of the war
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Dean Rusk, Lyndon B. Johnson -Need for Congressional statements -Dole, Gordon L. Allott, Paul J. Fannin -Statements Henry A. Kissinger entered at 11:22 am Anatoliy Dobrynin -Death of Soviet cosmonauts -The Presidents message -Telephone call -The President's schedule Vietnam War -Rogers' statement -Negotiations -Nguyen Van Thieu's government -Tone of comments -Congress -South Vietnamese government Kissinger left at 11:24 am Pentagon Papers case -Coordination of effort -Recommendations on presidential statement -Buchanan, Rogers, Mitchell, Laird, Moore, Scali -Timing, forum -The President's Kansas City appearance -The Presidents San Clemente appearance -Press conference Ehrlichman's schedule -Senators -California Rural Legal Assistance [CRLA] -Ronald W. Reagan -Frank C. Carlucci Pentagon Papers Case -Declassification job -Carlucci Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Compare to Donald H. Rumsfeld -Meeting to be scheduled with Ehrlichman, Haldeman, Colson, Buchanan, and Moore -Rogers's view -Buchanan's participation -Memorandum -Administrations position -Buchanan -Perceptions in the press of no White House comment Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.) -Rogers' role -Former Attorney General -Buchanan -Macomber -Written version of television comments -Scali's role -Administration position -Wording of possible speech by the President -Effect -Alternatives -Perception of covering leak -Revelation of Kennedy-Diem information -Vietnam war -Lyndon B. Johnson -Rusk, Taylor -Rogers as spokesperson -Charles Mc.C Mathias, Jr. -National Security Council [NSC] documents -Laird Ehrlichman left at an unknown time before 11:49 am -Buchanan -Views on momentum and speaking out -Perception of Democrats in government -McGeorge Bundy -Howard K. Smith -Representatives of the establishment -Hiss case analogy -The establishment -The President's role -Joseph McCarthy -Administrations position
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Need to uphold the law -Ziegler -Rogers -Dean Rusk -Forthcoming appearance -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Presidents view -Sincerity, decency -[Name unintelligible] -Possession of documents -Hubert H. Humphrey's statement -Support of release -Johnson administration's credibility -Memorandums -Comparison to Arthur F. Burns -White -Era of permissiveness -Possible speech by Buchanan -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Unemployment statistics -Scali -Adjustments -Left-wing columnists -Wall Street -Stock market trends -John B. Connally
Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
Pentagon Papers -Need for White House coordinator -Ehrlichman -Importance -Colson -Huston -The Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI], the Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] investigation -Defense intelligence -Laird -Huston -Defense Intelligence Agency [DIA] -Colson
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ehrlichman, Haldeman -Strategy -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Outside candidate -Friend of James L. Buckley -CIA -Authorship of books -Conspiracy orientation -Huston -Reaction to orders not supported by him -Allen -Vernon A. Walters -Attitude -Mitchell's attitude -The President's expertise -Hunt -Declassification effort -Separation from conspiracy investigation -Rousselot
Conv. No. 534-5 (cont.)
An unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 11:24 am. Presidents schedule The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 11:49 am. Eighteen year-old vote -Vietnam Haldeman and Colson left at 11:49 am
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-6 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: 11:49 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield [Stephen B. Bull?]. The President's schedule The President and Butterfield [Bull?] left at 11:49 am
Conversation No. 534-7 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:50 am and 12:06 am Location: Oval Office [Stephen B. Bull] met with Joseph H. Blatchford, Thomas R. Donnelly, Jr., Charles H. Percy, Chet Holifield, Frank J. Horton, Clark MacGregor, and Arnold R. Weber; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.] The Presidents location and schedule [General conversation/unintelligible] The President entered at an unknown time after 11:50 am. Bull [?] left at 11:51 am. [Camera noise] ACTION -Program and voluntary work -ACTION card #1 presentation -Future plans, Congressional action 1946 reminiscence
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
June 30, 1971 meeting -Nick Carr's father's World War II experience -Medal of Honor ACTION and volunteer work -Congressional support -Legislation Conv. No. 534-7 (cont.) Presentation of gifts by the President Anti-drug abuse action -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe White House Conference on Aging University Program Blatchford et al. left at 12:06 pm
Conversation No. 534-8 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:06 pm and 12:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Alexander P. Butterfield?]. The President's schedule -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Membership commission on the National Advisory Board of Office of Economic Opportunity -Arrangements for meeting [Butterfield] left at an unknown time before 12:09 pm
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-9 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:06 pm and 12:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Sammy Davis, Jr. -Photograph of meeting by Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins -James D. Hodgson-Elliot L. Richardson meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 12:09 pm
Conversation No. 534-10 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown time between 12:06 pm and 12:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Welfare regulation waivers -Forthcoming meeting with James D. Hodgson and Elliot L. Richardson -Purpose of meeting -Federal regulations -Ehrlichman's presence at meeting -Strict regulation
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 534-11 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: 12:09 pm - 1:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sammy Davis, Jr., Robert J. Brown, Henry C. Cashen, and Jeffrey Donfeld; the White House photographer, members of the press and other unknown people were present at the beginning of the meeting. Arrangements for photograph Anecdote Presentation of gifts by the President -Gifts for men, women -Golf balls -Dean Martin -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Golf National Advisory Board of the Office of Economic Opportunity -Commissioning ceremony -Certificate Photograph Anecdote Refreshment Davis -Purpose of meeting -Celebrity status -Credibility -Leonard Garment -Drug abuse issue Drug abuse and youth -Effectiveness of a celebrity as spokesman -Comparison to ministers, teachers, judges -Celebrities as spokespersons
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Athletes -Carl M. Yastrzemski -Bart Starr -John Mackey -Effectiveness of arguments against drugs -Morality -Health of body and mind -Performers -John Barrymore Youth -Need for inspiration and leadership -Self-help -Opportunity Charles B. Rangel -The President's June 30, 1971 telephone call -U.S.-Turkish opium agreement -Rangel's recommendation -Black Caucus -Grandfathers possible reaction -The President's grandfather Opportunity in the United States -Leadership in the U.S. -Middle and upper classes -Sources of strength in the U.S. -Strength through adversity -Leo Tolstoy -War and Peace, Anna Karenina -Philosophy -Destructive and creative instincts with each individual -Sublimation of destructive instincts -Use of creative instincts -Youth -Use of energy -Need to sublimate negative instincts -Davis' discussions with youth An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 12:09 pm
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -James D. Hodgson, Elliot L. Richardson The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:29 pm Youth -Davis' conversations -Use of energy -Idealism Education -Black colleges -Financial support -The federal government -Richardson Entertainment field -Davis -Bob Hope -The President's acquaintances Richardson, Hodgson, George P. Shultz and John D. Ehrlichman entered at 12:29 pm Introductions Education -Black colleges -United Negro College Fund -Funding performance Willie Mays Davis left at 12:31 pm Davis -1954 meeting Ribbon Cutting Davis -Membership in the "rat pack" -Copacabana
Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Performance with father and uncle National Urban League -Nixon as Vice President -Picture with waiter -DePaul University Davis -Background -Effectiveness of anti-drug message -"David Frost Show" -Mai Britt Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.)
Welfare -Federal assistance funds -Follow-up to San Clemente meeting with Governor Ronald W. Reagan -Nelson A. Rockefeller -California -Welfare laws -Social Security Act -Waiver requests -Medicaid -Payments for prescription drugs -Work relief -Able-bodied welfare recipients -Work incentives -Welfare reform bill -H.R. 1 [Welfare Reform Bill] -Implications of possible action -Effect of refusal to work by welfare recipients -Alternative proposals -Russell B. Long -Wage system -Equal pay for equal work -Long's proposal -Private sector -Work relief -California -Equal pay for equal work -Impact of concept -Conditions -Public opinion
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reagan's reaction -Sources of support -Conservative, liberal reaction -Long -Reagan's preferences -Industry and labor reaction -Conservative reaction -Waivers Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.) -General Accounting Office [GAO] -California waiver requests -George Meany -Political perceptions -Reagan's position in California -Referendum -California budget -Revenue sharing -Possible referendum -Effect of H.R.1 enactment -Social Security Act -Section 1115 authority for waivers -Medicaid payments for drugs -New York -Rockefeller's proposed point system -Job system -GAO -California -Work relief -Experimental programs -Reagan -Frank C. Carlucci -Payment restrictions -Family income levels -Retention of money -Encouragement of working -Funding -Public service -Appropriations -Provision of jobs -Purpose -Unemployment, welfare rolls -Veterans preference
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-New York -Experimental areas -Expenditures -California -Work relief -Massachusetts -Unemployment rate -California Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.) -Coordination of effort -Amount of funding -Federal matching of funds to state expenditure -Reagan -Possible meeting to brief governor -Richardson -Ehrlichman -The President's trip to San Clemente -Discussion with Edwin Meese, III -State Supreme Court -Effect on compliance problems -Correlation of cost-of-living increases to benefit increases -Enjoinder against enactment of provision Richardson Presidents schedule -Steel strike Ehrlichman and Richardson left at 1:12 pm. Unemployment rate -Pattern -Milton Friedman's theory -Arthur F. Burns' memorandum -Beginning of recovery period -Gross National Product [GNP] -Leading indicators -Drop -Prediction of timing -Nationwide trends -Total rate versus insured rate -Breakdown
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Youth -Married men -Decrease in teenage rates -Seasonal adjustments -Factors -Number of men called into military service -Rate of decrease -Effect of Defense Department cutbacks -Seasonality -Private sector expansion -Statistics -Youth entry into market -Burns
Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.)
Labor issues in the steel industry -Talking paper -Forthcoming meeting -Focus of White House effort -Industry, labor -Activist role -Avoid strike -Steel industrys hard-line stance -National interest argument -Collective bargaining -Unions -I[lorwith] W. Abel -Economic impact -Recovery -Non-inflationary settlement -Pension issue -Impact of meetings, negotiations -Recognition of problems -Import controls -Long-term and short-term effects -Format of possible meeting -The President's role -Schedule -Shultzs conversation with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Paul W. McCracken, Herbert Stein -Nathaniel Samuels -J. Curtis Counts, Willie J. Usery
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-Compartmented format -The President's role -Emphasis on the national interest -Importance of settlement -Effect of lengthy strike -James M. Roche -Constructive approach -Contrasted with John F. Kennedy Conv. No. 534-11 (cont.) -Steel crisis of 1961 -Shultz's recent meeting with Jack Greenberg -Education meeting -Approach -Style of leadership -Preparation of briefing paper by Shultz Shultz and Hodgson left at 1:38 pm
Conversation No. 534-12 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:38 pm and 2:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield at an unknown time after 1:38 pm The President's schedule -Camp David meeting -John K. Andrews, Jr. speech draft for July 3, 1971 H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:38 pm; Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm Declassification project in response to Pentagon Papers case -Haldeman's conversation with Richard V. Allen -Recommendations July 3, 1971 speech draft -Sentiments
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Andrews -Draft compared to William L. Safire's effort -1969 Bicentennial Commission remarks Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:38 pm Request for copy of 1969 remarks Bull left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm
Pentagon Papers case -Declassification project head -Allen's recommendations -United States Information Agency [USIA] deputy general counsel -Background -Charles W. Colson's recommendation -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Allen's lack of knowledge -Knowledge within intelligence community -Possibility of assignment of head of project to work under Colson -Tom C. Huston -Approach to work -Scope of project -Need for commander -Allen -Colson -Hunt -Outside consultancy -USIA employee -Conspiracy orientation in outlook -Dual nature of project -Resistance by Departments of State and Defense to declassification effort -Joint Chiefs of Staff opposition -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -World War II, Korea, Cuban missile crisis documents -Alternatives -Steering committee -Allens suggestions -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John G. Tower -Other roles -Frank H. Ichord's possible role -Congressional Committee hearings on conspiracy -Hiss case -Conspiracy investigation -Mitchell's views -Effectiveness as Attorney General Conv. No. 534-12 (cont.) -Richard G. Kleindienst -Declassification -Tonkin Gulf, Dominican crisis, Cuban missile crisis, Berlin crisis of 1961, Bay of Pigs, U-2 shootdown, Berlin crisis of 1958, Lebanon, Korea, Berlin blockade, Berlin wall -Focus on incidents -Results and benefits -Public announcement -Ehrlichman -Hunt Unemployment -George P. Shultz's analysis of drop -James D. Hodgson -Effect of technical factors -Public perceptions of economic conditions -Attempts to keep below six per cent -Statistics -Arthur F. Burns' memorandum -Recommendation of new economic policy -Burns Pentagon Papers case -Leaks -Efforts to combat links -Allen's perceptions -Fred J. Russell -Congress -John E. Hunt -Background -Samuel L. Devine -Russell -Controllability -Further consideration of Hunt
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Colson -Haldemans meeting -Possible Presidential statement -John D. Ehrlichmans conversation with William P. Rogers -Patrick Buchanan's recommendations -Call to John B. Connally Conv. No. 534-12 (cont.) The President's schedule -Departure for Executive Office Building office -Drop-by in Roosevelt Room -Property Review Board meeting -F. Edward Hebert, Leslie C. Arends, Kenneth J. Gray, Samuel S. Stratton An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:38 pm Gift presentation items for Congressmen, wives Arrangements The President and Haldeman left at 2:05 pm
Conversation No. 534-13 Date: July 1, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm and 2:11 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people entered at an unknown time after 2:05 pm Schedule Oval Office -The President -Old Executive Office Building Office Meeting -Peoples Republic of China [PRC]
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 2:05 pm. The President's location Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:11 pm. The President's schedule [This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 2:11 pm] Conv. No. 534-12 (cont.)