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Date: 
Jul 02, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 535-1 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 9:00 am - 9:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Source of schedule recommendation -Volunteer organization's official -Emil (Bus) Mosbacher, Jr. -Congressmen, Senators Butterfield left at 9:04 am
Conversation No. 535-2 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 9:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Instructions The unknown person left at 9:04 am
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 535-3 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 9:04 am - 9:15 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President's telephone line
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Conversation No. 535-4 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 9:15 am - 10:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman. Pentagon Papers case -William P. Rogers' appearance characterized -Foreign government reaction to case -Effect on foreign relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] documents -Effects of possible leaks -Henry A. Kissinger
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
North Vietnamese peace offering -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, Carl B. Albert -Media coverage -Congressional resolutions -National Liberation Front [NLF] -Congressional resolutions -Cooper-Church amendment -Congressional fund cut-off -US troops -John Sherman Cooper The President's forthcoming speech at the National Archives -The President's appearance July 3, 1971 with Chief Justice Warren E. Burger -Opening of the Bicentennial Era -Ronald L. Ziegler -News lead -Audience -Media coverage -Bicentennial Commission Pentagon Papers -Patrick J. Buchanan's recommendations -Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Johnson Democrats -Support for the President on foreign policy -Relation to the President -Issuance of statements -Ziegler, the President The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson Campaign funds -Haldeman's meeting with John N. Mitchell -Control of funds -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Monitoring during forthcoming campaign -Polls -Amount -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Herbert W. Kalmbach
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Leonard Firestone -Polls -Role of Domestic Council -Different types -John D. Ehrlichman -Payments -Funds for revenue sharing group -Milk Fund -1970 spending on film (?) -Leonard Garment -Private funds -Kalmbachs role -Uses from the past -Amount -Congressional campaigns -Presidents orders Colson entered at 9:28 am Unemployment statistics -Release -James D. Hodgson's forthcoming briefing -Congress -Joint Economic Committee -Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Scott, Charles H. Percy -Release of statements -Roger E. Johnson and staff -Responsibilities -Monthly decrease -John A. Scali's network contacts -News story -Significance Peter M. Flanigan entered at 10:02 am Unemployment statistics -Statistical aberration -Rate -Herbert Stein -Composition of the unemployed -Number of young people
Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Paul W. McCracken, Arthur F. Burns -Predictions on future unemployment trends -Forecasters -Need to prove accuracy of projections -Psychological boost from decrease in unemployment Pentagon Papers case -Daniel Ellsberg Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -Outside assistance in gathering information -The President's July 1, 1971 conversation with J. Edgar Hoover -Impression of reluctance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] to pursue the case -Possible call by Haldeman -Investigation of conspiracy -Need for conversation with Melvin R. Laird -Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Legal side of case -Coordination of anti-conspiracy effort -New York Times -Ehrlichman -Polygraph tests -Presidents orders -Mitchell's knowledge -Persons needed for coordinator's role in the White House -Colson -Tom C. Huston -Need to begin the investigation -Mitchell -Need for prosecution -Ziegler -New York Times -Publication of documents -Impact on settlement of Vietnam war and return of the prisoners of war [POWs] -Draft Presidential statement from Buchanan -Administrations position -Mansfield, Albert -Focus of press coverage -Perception of newspaper publication of the documents -Timing of action by the President
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Newark, New Jersey -Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson -Appointment of seventeen-year old student to school board Pentagon Papers case -Ellsberg -Mitchell -Newspaper publication of documents Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -Perception of Kennedy's reluctance to enter Vietnam war -Johnson -The President's citation of Kennedy and Johnson's role -News coverage limitation -The Kennedys -New York Times Review of Books -Forthcoming biographies -Rose F. Kennedy -Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis -M. V. Thayer -Ethel S. Kennedy -Comparison with Mrs. Nixon -White House reaction -Low level of response -July 6, 1971 use of television in Kansas City -John A. Scali -Recommendations -Timing Forthcoming news stories -Unemployment figures -Effect of July 4 weekend on news impact -Steel industry story -Presidential leadership The economy -Effect of unemployment figures -Burns -Impact of unemployment figures -Harris polls -Presidents popularity -Productivity Commission -Edward Carter
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reaction to the President's appearance at meeting -John B. Connally -Recommendations on taxes, control, and spending -Retail sales figures -Sears, Roebuck and Company -California -Forecast -Foreign imports -Connally -George P. Shultz, Peter G. Peterson -Japan -Business and unions -Farmers -Farm prices -Consumer prices Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.)
Pentagon Papers -Need for conspiracy investigation -July 1, 1971 declassification meeting -Limited news release -Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Rand Corporation -Brookings Institution -Cut-off in access to classified information -Break-in -Removal of documents -Laird -Rand Corporation -Changes in handling classified information -Declassification -Washington Post article -Vietnam war -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Impact of issue -Protection of classified documents as opposed to repression of the press -Conspiracy investigation -Colson, Ehrlichman, and Haldeman -Laird, Hoover -Mitchell -Need for action -Neil Sheehan of the New York Times -Prosecutions in case
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ellsberg -[Forename unknown] Cooke -Elliot L. Richardson -Ellsberg's statement on involvement -Motivation -Comparison to Alger Hiss Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Privacy] [Duration: 6s ]
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-Hiss -Ellsberg -The Eastern liberal Establishment -Howard K. Smith -Vietnam issue -Jack Smith -James B. ("Scotty") Reston -Scali -Rogers statement Public Broadcasting Corporation -Anti-trust action -Peter M. Flanigan Pentagon Papers -Conspiracy investigation -Unnamed man from the United States Information Agency [USIA] -Richard V. Allen -Huston -Mitchell
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Television broadcasting -Anti-trust action -Mitchell -Film and television production -Control of product -Broadcasting networks -Increase in production of programs, movies -Precedential effect Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Prime time access case -Independent networks -Gulf Oil request for Nixon-Cox wedding rebroadcast -Julian Goodman -Previous request on speech -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Control and influence -Mitchell -Cable Access Television [CATV] -Corporation for Public Broadcasting [CPB] -Board membership -John D. (Jack) Wrather, Jr. -Committee on standards -President of the Board -Democratic party affiliation -Funding cutbacks -National Education Television -CPB -Ford Foundation -Board members -Public Broadcasting Service [PBS] -Elizabeth Drew's program -Sesame Street -Jerry Slater -Previous position at CBS with Frank Stanton -Proposed evening news show -Yearly costs -Public broadcasting -Leverage over commercial networks -Cuts -NET and PBS Sesame Street
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-Changes in management -Cutbacks in funding -Government controlled networks -French, Canadian, British, Italian -PBS -Drew program -Viewership Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -NBSs Today show -Frank Pace, Jr., Wrather -William Moore (?) -Funding cutbacks -Possibility of passage of legislation by Congress Ambassadorial appointments Public Broadcasting Corporation -Funding cutbacks -Shultz Ambassadorial appointments -Japan -[Armin H. Meyer] -Background required for post -John B. Connally -Request for recommendations
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-Need for business to fill post -Okinawa
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-Bert S. Cross -Frederic V. Malek's list of candidates -Flanigans list of candidates -[Forename unknown] (Bud) Humphrey, George T. Humphrey -Cross -Bart (Tex) [Surname unknown] -Connally Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -William J. Porter -Transfer of Posting -Korea, Paris -Marshall Green
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-Japan -Requirements -Recommendations -Kissinger -Peter G. Peterson -Ambassadorial posts -Tokyo, Japan -Germany -Soviet Union [USSR] -Britain, France, Italy -Germany -Japan -(David) Kenneth Rush -Green -State Department -Qualifications
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John D. Lodge -Kissingers concerns -Argentina -Finland -Financial situation
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-Austria -John F. Humes -Contributions -Finland -Val Peterson -Belgium -Raymond Guest -Contributions -Ireland -Don Strait -Wife -Contribution amount requested -Australia -John Sherman Cooper -Flanigans conversation with Mitchell -Louie B. Nunn -Primary election -Lodge -Argentina -J. William Middendorf, II -Return from assignment in the Netherlands
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-John J. (Jack) Caulfield -[Forename and surname unknown] -Ceylon -Netherlands -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -State Department -Anthony D. Marshall Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.) -Ceylon State Department -Rogers -Position for Flanigan -Economics specialist -Second undersecretary position -White House insider -1972 Campaign -Request for Flanigan to converse with Peterson and Connally -Subsequent meeting with the President and Haldeman -Connallys view -Petersons view -Haldemans view -Flanigans view -Rogers reluctance -U. Alexis Johnson -Role Ambassadorial appointments -George Champion -Hobart D. (Hobe) Lewis
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-Donald Mc I. Kendall -Japan -Champion -Cross -[Forename unknown] Tyson -John Bechtel -Bechtel Corporation -Type of ambassador required -Free trade versus protectionist -Petersons recommendations -Connallys recommendations State Department -Undersecretary position for Flanigan -Connally, Peterson, Haldeman, the President -Rogers -Policy -White House
Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.)
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-John N. Irwin, II -Effect of Pentagon Papers case -Rogers -Staff structure -Economic specialist -Provision of a balance to Peterson Haldeman and Flanigan left at 10:39 am
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Conversation No. 535-5 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 10:41 am - 11:26 am Location: Oval Office
Conv. No. 535-4 (cont.)
The President met with Charles W. Colson and Peter J. Brennan. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting] Introductions Vietnam war -Support for the President's policies by the hardhats -Photograph taken in the Roosevelt Room -Pentagon Papers case -Publication of documents by the New York Times -Congress -Political effect -Lyndon B. Johnson's administration -The New York Times -Hardhat reaction -John N. Mitchell -Washington Post article -Effect of publication of Daniel Ellsberg's documents -Delay in return of US prisoners of war [POWs] -Delay in settlement of the War An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am Refreshment The unknown man left at an unknown time before 11:26 am Pentagon Papers case -Public reaction Public perceptions of issues -Blacks
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-News reports -Arthur A. Fletcher -[Forename unknown] Silverberg in the New York Attorney General's office -Handling of union issues -Newspaper reporting of issues -New York Times -Washington Post -New York Daily News Conv. No. 535-5 (cont.) Employment -Minorities -George Meany -New York plan -Nelson A. Rockefeller -John V. Lindsay -Comparison of Chicago and New York -Richard J. Daley's attitude -Police New York City -Tourists compared to inhabitants -Prostitution -Madison Avenue, Park Avenue -Permissiveness -Crime control -Lindsay -Police Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy -J. Edgar Hoover -Jobs plan -Reasons for delays in implementation -Rockefeller -John D. Ehrlichman -Henry C. Cashen, II -Board of Education decision -Minorities -Dispute about job -Newspaper average -Jobs plan -Fletcher's actions -Ehrlichman -Robert J. Dole -Effect on building trades unions
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Unions -Meany -Support for the President on foreign policy -Stephen D. Bechtels attitude -Record of the President's administration -Fletcher Conv. No. 535-5 (cont.) -Statement -Compared to Martin Luther King, Jr. -Ambitions -Comment about parade -Building trades union members -Attitude towards the President and his policies -Infiltration of communists -Painters union -Teamsters -Attached by the New Left -Frank S. Fitzsimmons -Hate mail -Origins in James R. Hoffa prosecutions -Size -Fitzsimmons compared with Hoffa -Patriotism -Joe Teretola -Teamsters leader in New York City -Building trades -Longshoremen -Newspapers -Lawsuits -Minorities -Fletcher -Statement -Reaction to administration's efforts -Attacks on those who support the President on foreign policy -New York jobs plan -Political affiliation -1968 Presidential election -The President, Hubert H. Humphrey -The President's 1950 campaign against Helen Gahagan Douglas -Teamsters -Ray [Surname unintelligible]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Foreign policy -Importance of bipartisan support for the President's policies -Union members -Support for the President -Compared to business, educational, press -Priority of the country's interests -Award of Medal of Merit to Brennan -Audience Conv. No. 535-5 (cont.) -Reaction to military ceremony -Patriotism -Forthcoming National Archives ceremony opening the Bicentennial Era, July 3, 1971 -Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Chief Justice, the President -1970 election -Wearing of the flag pin during election period -Continued daily wearing of flag pin -White House staff -Union members -Response to queries Building trades -Brennan's forthcoming meeting -Agenda -Wage stabilization and economic policies -Union members -Support for the President's foreign policy -Reaction to criticism for support
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Pentagon Papers case
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-Vietnam war -Responsibilities of Johnson, John F. Kennedy -Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie -Muskie's 1968 speech -Johnson's record -Humphrey's 1968 switch on war -The President's treatment of Johnson in comparison with Democratic candidates Conv. No. 535-5 (cont.) -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson An unknown person [Stephen B. Bull ?]entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am. Presidents schedule The unknown person left at at unknown time before 11:26 am. Building trades -Rockefeller's actions in New York -Legislation -Emergency Public Employment Bill -Release of construction funds -Environmentalists -Delay of construction projects due to alleged environmental danger -Cashen -Meany -Muskie -Con Edison -Lindsay -Supersonic transport [SST] -California nuclear power plant -Housing -Minorities Presidential gifts Communication and public relations -The President's previous meeting with Pennsylvania labor leaders Fred Gualtieri and Frank DeLuca Colson and Brennan left at 11:26 pm
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 535-6 Date: July 2,1971 Time: 11:27 am - 11:29 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins. Arrangements for forthcoming meetings Marjorie P. Acker, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Peterson, Jr., Debra Peterson, Eric Peterson and Jeffrey Peterson entered at 11:27 am Introductions Arrangements for photograph Presidential gifts -Presidential seal -Cufflinks -Apollo viewer Apollo space flights Acker et al. left at 11:29 am
Conv. No. 535-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 535-7 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:29 am - 11:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert G. Houdek, Mrs. Robert G. Houdek, Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Ronald L. Ziegler and Oliver F. Atkins. Robert G. Houdek -Work on the National Security Council [NSC] staff
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Princeton University -Forthcoming studies -Undergraduate studies in Wisconsin Arrangements for photograph -Ziegler Presidential gifts -Compact -Presidential seal Houdek et al. left at 11:32 am Conv. No. 535-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 535-8 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. The President's photo meetings with staff members -Arrangements The unknown woman left at 11:32 am
Conversation No. 535-9 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:32 am - 11:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Lane Dwinell, Mrs. Elizabeth (Cushman) Dwinell, and Alexander P. Butterfield. Oliver F. Atkins was present during part of the meeting Lane Dwinell -The President's appreciation for work
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Schedule -Mrs. Nixon's luncheon for Mrs. Juan Velasco -Invitation for the Dwinells Photograph Dwinell's work -Dwinell's future plans Presidential gifts Lunch for Mrs. Velasco -US-Peruvian relations Mr. and Mrs. Dwinell left at 11:36 am
Conv. No. 535-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 535-10 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:36 am - 11:39 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man (Alexander P. Butterfield?). Item for the President to sign Master Chief Eleuterio Mendoza, Mrs. Eleuterio Mendoza, Michael Mendoza, Elizabeth Mendoza, and Brig. Gen. James D. Hughes entered at 11:36 am. [The White House photographer was present for part of the meeting.] Arrangements for photograph -Number of copies Mendoza's service in the White House Presidential gifts Michael and Elizabeth Mendoza -Ages
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Mendoza et al. left at 11:39 am.
Conversation No. 535-11 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:39 am - 11:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert J. Newbrand, Mrs. Robert Newbrand, Janice Newbrand, Patricia Newbrand, Michael Newbrand and Alexander P. Butterfield. [The White House photographer was present for part of the meeting] Robert J. Newbrand -Move to Florida Arrangements for photograph Presidential gifts Appreciation for Newbrand's work Newbrand et al. left at 11:41 am
Conversation No. 535-12 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:41 am and 11:43 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Congressional Half Hour -Presidential gifts
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bull left at 11:43 am
Conversation No. 535-13 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:43 am - 11:52 am Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 535-11 (cont.)
The President met with Congressman Wilmer D. Mizell, Eddie Bane, Al Bannister, Larry Calufetti, Benny Castillo, John Caneira, Bob Ellenberger, (Mrs. Bob) Nell Ellenberger, Ron Fraser, Doug Gerlach, Marty Harrington, Pete Helt, Tony Hewitt, Cliff Holland, Fred Lynn, Bill McClain, Roger McGill, Fred Mims, Paul Patterson, Jeff Port, Ken Reed, Jay Smith, Jack Smitheran, Tim Steele, Jerry Tabb, Jackson Todd, Al Torregano, Bobby Winkles, (Mrs. Bobby) Elinor Winkles. Baseball team Introductions July 1, 1971 defeat of the New York Yankees Pan American games -Pre-Olympic games in Colombia -Coach Bobby Winkles' record -Colombia -Plans for baseball clinics for Colombian youth -Department of State -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Golf balls -Spiro T. Agnew Mizell et al. left at 11:52 am
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 535-14 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:54 am - 11:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Congressman Roman C. Pucinski, Orlando Rivera, andNo. 535-13 (cont.) Conv. Father Arthur Fagan. Rivera -Inscription -School -Fagan Presidential gift -Apollo viewer -Cufflinks Rivera and Fagan left at an unknown time before 11:57 am Budget -Integration, busing -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Edward L. Morgan -John D. Ehrlichman Pucinski left at 11:57 am
Conversation No. 535-15 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Congressman William J. Keating
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bull left at 11:57 am
Conversation No. 535-16 Conv. No. 535-14 (cont.) Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 11:59 am - 12:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Congressman William J. Keating, Herbert W. Wengler, Richard A. Fossier Medallion -President Lyndon B. Johnson -Method of manufacture -John D. Ehrlichman -Forthcoming conversation with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Possible future manufacture Administrations accomplishments -Vietnam war -Unemployment rate Presidential gifts Baseball Keating et al. left at 12:02 pm
Conversation No. 535-17 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:02 pm - 12:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Congressman Chalmers P. Wylie.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Poll on the President's foreign policy -Wylie's conversation with [Name unintelligible] -Vietnam war -Wylie -1952 meeting with the President Social and domestic issues Conv. No. 535-16 (cont.) -Welfare -The President's conversation with Elliot L. Richardson -Self-help -Revenue sharing -The economy -Ohio -Underemployment -Steel industry -Youngstown -Recent statistics indicating decrease in unemployment -Public works -Inflation The Presidents future visit to Ohio Vietnam -Troop withdrawals -Policies The economy -Spending -Need for control -The President's recent veto of public works bill -Emergency employment bill -Contrast with public works bill -Effect on inflation Presidential gifts Government spending Wylie left at 12:12 pm
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 535-18 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:12 pm - 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with presidential appointees -Frederic V. Malek -Arrangements for photograph Bull left at 12:13 pm
Conversation No. 535-19 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:13 pm - 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Thomas E. Carroll, Hadlai A. Hull, William T. Pecora, Nathaniel P. Reed, Pinkney Walker, Frank G. Zarb, Frederic V. Malek, and Daniel T. Kinsley. [The White House photographer was present for part of the meeting] Introductions -Pecora -Zarb -Carroll -Hull -Walker -Reed Federal government -Jobs -Challenges, pressures in Washington
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidential gifts Best wishes Carroll et al. left at 12:16 pm
Conversation No. 535-20 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Presidential seal -Construction -Plaque -Presentations in commemoration of presidential visits -Hotel suites, meeting rooms Bull left at 12:16 pm
Conversation No. 535-21 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:16 pm - 12:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Schedule -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Taping of interview -Harry S. Dent
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 12:19 pm
Conversation No. 535-22 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:20 pm and 12:25pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Presidents schedule -National Archives, July 3, 1971 Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 535-23 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule for morning on July 2, 1971 -Meeting with recent presidential appointees -Chief Eleuterio Mendoza -Departing member of the National Security Council [NSC] staff -Congressmen -Problem of deciding on appointments -Deserving requestors denied an appointment -Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Nolan -Contribution -Optimum time of day for brief appointments -Flowers for Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon
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-Future visit to the White House
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Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm Photograph Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:48 pm Photographs -Atkins -News photographer -Photographs of Tricia Nixon Cox's wedding -Comparison of candid and portrait photography -Haldeman portrait -Unnamed photographer -Atkins -Nixon-Cox wedding photographs Conv. No. 535-23 (cont.)
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-Mrs. Herbert W. Kalmbach -Choreographic effect of wedding ceremony -David Marx's letter and call -Marx's relation to Mrs. Daniel Ellsberg Surveillance -NSC -William A.K. (Tony) Lake -Documents -Edmund S. Muskie -Morton Halperin
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-Secret documents -Henry A. Kissinger -Lake Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:35 pm. Photograph Conv. No. 535-23 (cont.) Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:48 pm -Kissinger's reaction
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-Larry Lynn, Halperin, Ellsberg -Adolf Hitler, Judas Iscariot -Intelligence, morality Photographs -Handling of requests -Bryce N. Harlow request -San Clemente -Handling of requests -Woods' duties -Alleviation of the President's workload -The President's visit to Sam W. Rayburn's office as Congressman in the 1940's -Secretary's handling of autographed photo request -Contrast with Nixon's handling of mail during Congressional tenure -Staff -Bill [Unintelligible surname] -Don [Unintelligible surname]
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-Charles Jones -Les Hoffman -William Blanford (?), Don Garth -Handling of autograph requests -Personal signature by the President Woods left at 12:48 pm Conv. No. 535-23 (cont.) The President's schedule -Woods -Contributor from the Phillippines -Handling of future appointments -Recent presidential appointees -The President's morning meeting with Frederic V. Malek's group -Length of time for meetings -Procedure -Effectiveness -Donald McI. Kendall -Significance of photographs -Display in the offices of appointees -Executive branch offices -Embassies Foreign relations -State Department -William P. Rogers possible conversation with the President during forthcoming lunch -Kissinger's departure on trip -Mideast -Joseph J. Sisco's possible mission -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s views
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-NSC -The President's possible meeting with Rogers -Sisco, Kissinger -Handling by Haig -The President's forthcoming trip to San Clemente
The economy -William J. Keatings comments -New unemployment statistics -Vietnam war Vietnam war settlement -Paris peace talks -Proposals -Kissinger -Rogers' knowledge of secret negotiations -Developments in US relations with the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] The economy -Unemployment figures -Effect as news story -Handling -Congress -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, Carl B. Albert
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Foreign policy negotiations -News reports about secret negotiations -Reaction of Kissinger's staff -Channels of communication -Opponents -Kissingers attitude -Ellsberg, Lake, Halperin Bicentennial era July 3, 1971 speech by the President -Draft -John Brown anecdote -Raymond K. Price, Jr's editorial work -Kissinger's reaction -William L. Safire, Patrick J. Buchanan -Use of previously used phrases -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Speech presentation in the National Archives -John Brown anecdote -The President's previous Jaycees speech -Graduation speech by high school student -Eighteen-year vote tie-in -New Hampshire background -John Brown anecdote Haldeman left at 1:06 pm
Conv. No. 535-23 (cont.)
Conversation No. 535-24 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 1:06 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Alexander P. Butterfield (?). Forthcoming luncheon for Mrs. Juan Velasco -Mrs. Nixon -Schedule arrangements
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The President's knowledge The President entered at 1:06 pm Schedule arrangements -Mrs. Nixon -Weather Conv. No. 535-23 (cont.) The President, Bull and Butterfield left at 1:06 pm
Conversation No. 535-25 Date: July 2, 1971 Time: 1:06 pm Location: Oval Office Secret Service agents entered. [Unintelligible] Recording ends while the conversation in progress.