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Date: 
Jul 03, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 536-1 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:20 am and 7:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 7:58 am
Conversation No. 536-2 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 7:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 6-114]
Conversation No. 536-3 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 7:58 am Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President [See Conversation No. 6-115]
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Conversation No. 536-4 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 8:00 am - 9:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson Schedule -Meeting with James D. Hodgson and George P. Shultz Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Geoffrey H. Moore -Offer of resignation -Approval of Labor Department release of report on unemployment statistics -White House request for transfer of Goldstein [Leon Greenberg] -Release of report -New York Times -Handling by Labor Department -Moore -Understanding of political implications -Hodgson, Shultz -Moore -Arthur F. Burns -Action on Goldstein -Timing of action -Question of Moores tenure -Firing versus resignation -Forthcoming meeting with Shultz, Hodgson -Need for reorganization of BLS -Replacement for Moore -Deputy -Goldstein as Associate Commissioner for Statistics -Shultzs reaction -Moore Schedule -Request for Shultz and Hodgson to join meeting Colson left at an unknown time after 8:00 am
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[Pause] Colson, Shultz, and Hodgson entered at 8:10 am BLS -Recent release of unemployment statistics -Statistical aberrations -Political ramifications -Herbert Stein -Deliberate nature of action -Bureaucrats -Reflection on Hodgson -Moore -Goldstein -Attitude during the Presidents administration and during Dwight D. Eisenhowers administration -Scholarly background -Comparison to Daniel Ellsberg -Effect of forced resignation -Statistical aberration -May and June 1971 figures -News reports -Reporters attitude toward administration -Moore, Goldstein -Preparation of report -Effect of incident on Hodgson, Peter M. Flanigan -Reorganization -Transfer of Goldstein -Ronald L. Zieglers report on Hodgsons briefing -Bureaucrats -Moore -Burns -Unemployment statistics -Use -Comparison to poll figures -Seasonal adjustments -January to June comparison -Effect of recent release on news reports -Emphasis on joblessness -John W. Chancellor -Ziegler
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Goldstein -Position -Appointment -Transfer -Reorganization -Possible merger of statistical agencies -Congress Conv. No. 536-4 (cont.) -William Proxmire -Plan -Goldstein -Polygraph -Responsibility for statement -Associated Press [AP], United Press International [UPI] -Effect of news story -Politicization of labor statistics -Handling of statistics -Census Bureaus role -BLSs role -Payroll records -Household survey -Goldstein -Congress -Proxmires attitude -Press -Replacement of Moore -Moores responsibility -Goldstein public appearances -Unemployment -Belief in decrease -Effect of stories -Moore -Search for replacement -New job -Political effect of release -Comparison to news stories on Vietnam War casualty figures -Reorganization -Frederic V. Malek -Removal of Goldstein -Replacement as statistician -Wilson Allen Wallis -Effect of politicization of statistics
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Replacement for Moore -Domination by bureaucracy -Contrast to Wallis -Cabinet committee on economics -Wallis compared to Burns -Timing of action on reorganization -Proximity to 1972 election -Labor Day 1971 Conv. No. 536-4 (cont.) -Reorganization -Possible merger of statistical agencies -Departmental responsibilities -Forthcoming call from Hodgson to John B. Connally -Explanation of incident -Administrations chief economic spokesman -Unemployment -Analysis of trends -Effect on retail sales -Regional figures -California -Pacific Northwest -Montana -The South, Texas -Minnesota, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts -Michigan -Aerospace industry -Efforts to cool off the economy -Durable goods -Automobile industry -James M. Roche -1970 impact -Lingering effect of problem -California -Aerospace industry -Three to five year impact -Effect of economic upturn -Impact of government action -Forthcoming retail sales figures -Laurence E. (Larry) Lynn, Jr. -Credibility of statistics -Compared to George H. Gallup, Louis Harris polls
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Goldstein -Proxmire Possible meeting with Colson on the Pentagon Papers Shultz, Hodgson, and Colson left at 8:50 am Conv. No. 536-4 (cont.) Conversation No. 536-5 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 am and 8:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 6-116]
Conversation No. 536-6 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 am and 8:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator [See Conversation No. 6-117]
Conversation No. 536-7 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 8:58 am - 9:01 am Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President talked with the nurse in charge of the Intensive Care Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital [See Conversation No. 6-118]
Conversation No. 536-8 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 9:04 am - 9:05 am Location: Oval Office Rose Mary Woods talked with the President [See Conversation No. 6-119]
Conversation No. 536-9 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 9:05 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person Change of name Placement of telephone call
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 536-10 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 pm and 9:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -The Presidents earlier meeting with George P. Shultz and James D. Hodgson -Colson -Conversation with Shultz, Hodgson -BLS release -Staff members conversations with BLS staff -News report -Time magazine -Response to press queries -Goldstein [Leon Greenberg] -Citation as spokesman -Geoffrey H. Moore, Shultz -Jews -[Forenames unknown] Gordowsky [?], Levine -Moore -Shultz, Hodgson -Julius Shiskin -Presidents opinion regarding Jews -Henry A. Kissinger [The President talked with John A. (Jack) Mulcahy between 9:06 am and 9:08 am] [Conversation No. 536-10A] [See Conversation No. 6-121] [End of telephone conversation] [The President talked with an unknown person [Rose Mary Woods?] at an unknown time between 9:08 am and 9:55 am] [Conversation No. 536-10B]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Mulcahy -July 3, 1971 wedding -The Presidents telephone call -Gift [End of telephone conversation] [Pause] BLS -Handling of personnel changes -Shultz, Hodgson -Comparison to John B. Connally -Goldstein -Comparison to Maurice H. Stans -Department of Commerce -Handling of statistics compared to BLS -Harold C. Passer News coverage -Unemployment statistics -New York Times -Colsons forthcoming call to Julian Goodman of National Broadcasting Company [NBC] and William S. Paley of Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Reporting of unemployment story -H. R. (Bob) Haldemans view -Headline orientation of the general public -Colsons July 2, 1971 conversation with wife and son -Drop in rates -Reporting by John W. Chancellor -John A. Scali -Vietnam casualty figures -Laos -Comparison to July, 1970 -Forthcoming July 15, 1971 Department of Defense release of June figures -Vietnam War and the Pentagon Papers case -Potter Stewarts concern -Hypothetical effect of classified information leak on negotiations to end the war -Prisoner of war [POW] release Conv. No. 536-10 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reaction of New York Times reporter [Forename unknown] Bickel Pentagon Papers case -Appearance by Dean Rusk -Vietnam War actions during Lyndon B. Johnsons administration -Bickel -Daniel Ellsberg Conv. No. 536-10 (cont.) -Possible Presidential statement -Application of espionage laws -Revelation of activities during John F. Kennedys and Johnsons administrations -New York Times revelation of substance of secret documents -Vietnam War negotiations -The Presidents obligation to POWs and their families -Use of secret negotiations -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], Peoples Republic of China [PRC], Middle East -Journalistic desire for news scoops -Obligation to prisoners of war -Comparison to Dwight D. Eisenhower -Duties as chief of Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force [SHAEF] -US journalists -Bickel -New York Times -Government action -Possible Presidential statement -Ellsbergs actions -Impact -The Presidents obligation to uphold the law -Supreme Court decision -Journalistic goals -Impact on lives of US servicemen in Vietnam -Comparison with journalistic standards during World War II -Rights compared to morality -The Presidents role in the case -Method of presenting statement -Arrangements for letter from the editor of a small town newspaper -Martin S. Hayden -Newspaper compared to press conference -Timing
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Bickel -Article -Stewart -Presidential statement -Patrick J. Buchanan -Bickels statement -Democrats reaction Conv. No. 536-10 (cont.) -Henry M. (Scoop) Jacksons statement -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskies statements
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BLS -Goldstein, Moore -Personnel changes -Release on unemployment figures -Time magazine -Journalistic contact with BLS -Goldstein -Approval of release -Hodgson -Shultzs conversation with Hodgson [Pause] Frank C. Carlucci -Handling of the Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -California Law enforcement
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Crime -US News and World Report -Forthcoming article -Era of permissiveness -Letter from the President to law enforcement officials -White House meeting with police chiefs -Reaction to letter -Patrick V. Murphy Colsons forthcoming meeting with Buchanan BLS -Hodgson -Bureaucracy Colson left at 9:55 am
Conv. No. 536-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 536-11 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:55 am and 9:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Schedule -Charles W. Colson The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:56 am
Conversation No. 536-12 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 9:56 am - 9:57 am Location: Oval Office
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The White House operator talked with the President The President talked with Susan Mara between 9:56 am and 9:57 am [See Conversation No. 6-122] Conv. No. 536-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 536-13 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 10:01 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Schedule -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at 10:01 am
Conversation No. 536-14 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 10:01 am - 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings
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MIDDLE EAST
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Foreign policy -Summit meetings -Henry A. Kissinger -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Timing in 1972 -Bi-partisanship -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnsons administration -Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Vietnam negotiations in Paris -News stories -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, Carl B. Albert -Clark M. Clifford -US relations with the PRC [The President talked with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?] at an unknown time between 10:01 am and 10:15 am] [Conversation No. 536-14A] Request for John K. Andrews, Jr. [End of telephone conversation] Foreign relations -US-PRC -Kissinger -US-USSR -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger -Haigs view
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Summit results -PRC and USSR trips compared -Areas of interest at Soviet summit -Berlin, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT], Middle East -History of US-Chinese relations -Vietnam Conv. No. 536-14 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [National Security] [Duration: 41s ]
PRC
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-Ideological differences -Liberals -US Defense Department -Robert S. McNamaras appointees -Comparison to Arthur W. Radfords tenure -J. William Fulbright -Loyalty of appointees An unknown person [Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 10:01 am The Presidents schedule The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 10:15 am US foreign relations -Reaction of liberals -Division -Walt W. Rostow
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Telephone calls to Haig -Clifford -William P. Rogers -Knowledge of Developments -PRC -Kissingers activities -Paris Peace Talks Conv. No. 536-14 (cont.) -Mansfield Amendment -Haigs conversation with Rogers -Possible meeting between the President, Haig, and Rogers -The Presidents schedule Andrews entered at 10:20 am Greetings Haig left at 10:20 am The Presidents forthcoming speech at the National Archives, July 3, 1971 -Deletions, revision -Use of Gods name
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-Deletions, revisions -Word length -Comparison of writing and speaking style -Deletions, revisions -Use of painting -Rose Mary Woods
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-Andrews -Work on Ronald L. Zieglers staff during first year -Speech revision -Time Andrews left at 10:40 am Conv. No. 536-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 536-15 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Request for meeting
Conversation No. 536-16 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:41 am and 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Weather Speechwriters -John K. Andrews, Jr. -William L. Safire, Raymond K. Price, Jr., [Forename unknown] Cooke -Youth -Sense of humor -Admiration for the President -Perception of people -The Presidents handling of receiving line
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Comparison to Ronald L. Ziegler -The Presidents meeting with Young Mens Christian Association [YMCA] members -July 3, 1971 speech draft compared to Safires draft -Background -St. Louis -Christian Scientist Conv. No. 536-16 (cont.) -Principia College -Adventure Unlimited -John K. (Cap) Andrews -Haldemans children -John D. Ehrlichman -Previous role on Zieglers staff -Ehrlichman -Catholic priest speechwriter -[Reverend John J. McLaughlin?] -[Douglas L.?] Hallett -Analysis of Pentagon Papers case -Patrick J. Buchanan -Charles W. Colson Photograph -Removal of sculpture -Abney [Surname unknown], Leonard Garment -Fourth of July present [Pause] Government personnel -The Presidents meeting with Colson -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Goldstein [Leon Greenberg] -Call from Frederic V. Malek -Jews -Jews within the federal bureaucracy -Supervision -Loyalty issue -Henry A. Kissinger, Garment, Safire -Morton H. Halperin -Kissingers non-Jewish staff -White House secretaries, General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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-William A. K. (Tony) Lake -David R. Young, Jr. -Work with the National Security Council [NSC] staff -Kissinger -Lawrence S. Eagleburger
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-Kissingers treatment of staff Helicopter The President left and Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am Weather The President entered and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:53 pm July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Amount of time allotted for the President -Carl B. Albert, Warren E. Burger -Tempo of reading speeches in presentation -Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Emphasis -Comparison to Lyndon B. Johnson -Transcripts of speeches -New York Times -Repetition of lines in Presidential speeches -Price, Safire -Compared to past Presidential speeches
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Halletts view -Public reaction Federal personnel -Jews in government jobs -Executive pay level -Presidents reservations Conv. No. 536-16 (cont.) -Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Government reorganization plan -John B. Connally -Pay raises -Shultz -White House staff salaries -Treasury Department -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Creation of new position -Shultz -Arthur F. Burns -White House staff -John C. Whitaker -Work -Loyalty -Ehrlichman -The new National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Domestic Council -Peace Corps, Volunteers in Service to America [VISTA], Upward Bound, HeadStart, ACTION -The Presidents programs -Spending of money by Republicans -Need to promote domestic programs Trade -Peter G. Peterson -Way of publicly handling issue -Connally -Goldstein -Trustworthy An unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at 11:25 am
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Request to adjust clock -Correct time The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 11:26 am Pentagon Papers case -Colson -Possible Presidential statement Conv. No. 536-16 (cont.) -First Amendment constitutional rights -Journalistic action which may endanger lives of US prisoners of war [POWs] in South Vietnam -Risk of American lives -The Presidents responsibility -Journalistic standards -Setting -Colsons recommendation -Press conference -The Presidents Kansas City speech -The Presidents schedule -Television coverage -Feasibility of statement by the President -Press coverage -Dean Rusk -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] broadcast -Supreme Court decision -James B. (Scotty) Reston, Phil Geylen -Reaction to court ruling -Rusk -Johnson and John F. Kennedy administrations focus -Public opinion survey -Daniel Ellsberg -Reaction of Buchanans staff -Appearance -Public opinion -Frequency of polls -Effect on White House staff -Question on Ellsberg -Buchanan -Man associated with Murray M. Chotiner [Seymour Freidin?] -Reactions by Democratic presidential contenders -Edmund S. Muskie
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Hubert H. Humphrey -Harold E. Hughes -Muskie -J. William Fulbright -George S. McGovern -Kennedy-Johnson administration responsibility -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson Conv. No. 536-16 (cont.) -Republicans -Possible Machiavellian actions -Kennedys actions in Vietnam -Limitation of Johnsons actions -Humphrey, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -Clark M. Clifford -Republicans -Analogy to post-World War II leak -James W. Byrnes reaction -Ernest Bevan -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -France -Timing of poll Public opinion polls -Timing problem over July 4th holiday weekend Pentagon Papers case -Possible statement by the President -Effectiveness -Prosecution of Ellsberg -Public opinion -Effect of television -Connally -Texas and the Southwest -Lack of personal effect of issue -Reaction to Vietnam War -Buchanan -Widespread public desire for withdrawal from war -Weekend polling -Kansas City statement by the President -Press briefings -Compared to Rochester statement -Johnson
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Lack of response to issue -Rusk -Effect of issue on sales of Johnsons book -Presidents opinion of Johnson -Possible statement on the New York Times [Pause] Conv. No. 536-16 (cont.) The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Reading copy for the President -Pages -Ziegler Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:53 am Conversation No. 536-17 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: Unknown after 10:41 am until 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Weather -Day off for staff Schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler [Pause] The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Physical arrangements -Podium -Playing of the national anthem -Presidents actions -Position of Warren E. Burger and Carl B. Albert Death of Soviet cosmonauts -Release of statement
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Speech arrangements at the National Archives -Playing of the national anthem -Presidents actions The Presidents schedule -Letter -Rose Mary Woods, General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Haldeman left at 11:53 am
Conversation No. 536-18 Date: July 3, 1971 Time: 11:54 am - 1:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with General Alexander Haig, Jr. Henry A. Kissingers schedule -Saigon Rose Mary Woods entered at 11:55 am -Refusal to talk to the press -Comparison to Melvin R. Lairds statement at airport -Policy on talking to the press [Pause] Death of Soviet cosmonauts -Presidents handwritten note -Instructions for Woods -Widows of cosmonauts -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Instructions for Haig -Possible Russian translation -Delivery by diplomatic pouch -Public release
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Haig left at 12:03 pm The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Draft of remarks -Style -Carl B. Albert, Warren E. Burger Jeane L. Dixon -Letter concerning unknown person -Investigation -H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Form letter to returning veterans of military service -Unemployment -Distribution -Washington Post, New York Times
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:54 am The Presidents schedule -John K. Andrews, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm
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[Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 7s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** Conv. No. 536-18 (cont.) Andrews entered at 12:10 pm The Presidents National Archives speech -Draft -Attendance -Andrews wife Letter to the widows of the Soviet cosmonauts -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Work on draft -Handling and delivery of letter -DobryninHaig -Julie Nixon Eisenhowers call to the President from Athens, Greece -Presidents telephone call to Nikolai V. Podgorny -Podgornys reaction Woods left at 12:13 pm The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Length -Editing -Beginning section [The President talked with an unknown person [Haldeman?] at an unknown time between 12:13 pm and 12:51 pm] [Conversation No. 536-18A] The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Length [End of telephone conversation]
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Length -The Presidents reading speed in presentation -Revision -Phrasing -Length Conv. No. 536-18 (cont.) [Haldeman talked with the President between 12:22 pm and 12:23 pm] [Conversation No. 536-18B] [See Conversation No. 6-123] [End of telephone conversation] The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Revisions -Type -Marjorie P. Acker Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 12:23 pm -Length -Ending of broadcast -Choral rendering of God Bless America The President rehearsed portions of the July 3, 1971 speech [A transcript of the final version of this speech appears in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1971, pp. 793-798] The Presidents July 3, 1971 speech -Shift from past to future events -Cynthia Frinks speech -John Brown anecdote -Speed of presentation -Foreign policy portion -Mention of problem of poverty -Phrasing -Spirit of America
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Spirit of 76" -Renaming of Air Force One presidential airplane -Bicentennial commission -Length -Revisions -Reading copy -Closing cue Conv. No. 536-18 (cont.) -Brown anecdote -William H. Carruthers Andrews left at 12:51 am The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Schedule Andrews -Work -Speechwriters -William L. Safire -Draft -Thomas Jefferson, John Adams -Date of death -Comparison to Brown anecdote and Miss Frinks quote The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Reprint of speech -Bicentennial Commission -Setting and style of speech -Television coverage Executive department -State Department -Speechwriters -Franklin R. Gannon -United States Information Agency [USIA] -Article on the meaning of the national anthem -Readers Digest The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Possible publication -Tie-in to Honor America Day
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Young Americans group -Ronald H. Walker -Event at Carnegie Hall -Possible visit to Washington -Size of group -The White House -Constitution Hall -East Room in the White House The Presidents July 3, 1971 National Archives speech -Television -Drafts -Speechwriters -Andrews -Matching of the Presidents style -Price -Message -Federal Register -Charles W. Colson -Ideology -Release of text prior to presentation Presidents schedule The President and Haldeman left at 1:12 pm
Conv. No. 536-18 (cont.)