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Date: 
Jul 06, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 538-1 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:59 am and 9:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:10 am
Conversation No. 538-2 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:59 am and 9:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Schedule -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:10 am
Conversation No. 538-3 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:59 am and 9:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person Unknown item The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:10 am
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Conversation No. 538-4 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: 9:10 am - 9:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. US foreign relations -Possible forthcoming US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] summit -Negotiations -Timing -Issues -Agreement on Berlin -Cable to [David] Kenneth Rush -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Henry A. Kissingers concerns -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -USSR reaction -Middle East -Relations -SALT -Berlin -Message to Kissinger -Channels -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -PRC -Forthcoming developments in relations -Possible forthcoming US-USSR summit -Timing
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INDIA
Conv. No. 538-4 (cont.)
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-USSR -Pace of negotiations with the US -Kissinger -Response to recent Soviet proposal -Statement on US-USSR negotiations -Berlin -SALT -Relations with the USSR -Delays in negotiations -Forthcoming developments in US-PRC relations -SALT -Kissinger [Unintelligible] Haig left at 9:25 am
Conversation No. 538-5 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:25 am and 9:50 am Location: Oval Office
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The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman The Pentagon Papers case -Criminal prosecutions -John D. Ehrlichmans recommendation of meeting with John N. Mitchell -J. Edgar Hoovers conversation with Haldeman -Mitchells schedule Conv. No. 538-4 (cont.) Media briefings by the President -Purpose -Targeted audience -Editors -Frequency -Anticipation of news event -Vietnam negotiations -Comparison to background briefing -Issues -Pentagon Papers -Vietnam negotiations -Domestic issues -Ehrlichman -Lack of interest as news event -Revenue sharing, the environment, postal service -Preparation of briefing -Analysis -Positive emphasis -World leadership role of the President -Counterbalance to the Vietnam issue Poll on presidential approval -Results The Presidents image -Televised events -Ronald L. Ziegler -John B. Connally -Cabinet meeting -Control US foreign relations -Possible US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] summit
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-Timing -General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet perceptions -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -USSR Summit -Arrangements -Henry A. Kissinger -PRC -Haldemans views Poll on presidential approval -George H. Gallup -Trend in past polls -Supreme Court ruling on Pentagon Papers
Conv. No. 538-5 (cont.)
Pentagon Papers -Focus of attention on issue -Charles W. Colson -Vietnam -John F. Kennedys administration -Release of documents -Type of material leaked by Daniel Ellsberg -Comparison to type of material seen by President while Vice President -Security clearances held by former members of the Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations -Haig -List -McGeorge Bundy, W[illiam] Averell Harriman, Robert S. McNamara -Staff -Loss of clearance -The press -New York Posts July 4, 1971 editorial -Responsibility for security -Colson -White House coordinator -Colson -Ehrlichman Issues -Revenue sharing, reorganization
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-Focus of 1970, 1971 State of the Union addresses -Domestic council staff -California -Revenue sharing, the environment Forthcoming meeting in the Cabinet Room -Ziegler Conv. No. 538-5 (cont.) Haldeman left at an unknown time before 9:50 am
Conversation No. 538-6 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:25 am and 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman John N. Mitchell -Scheduled departure on trip -Forthcoming telephone call from the President Television coverage -Ronald L. Zieglers views -Use by networks -Comparison to other Presidents
Conversation No. 538-7 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:25 am and 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull
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The Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting -George P. Shultzs request for a meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 9:50 am
Conv. No. 538-5 538-8 Conversation No.(cont.) Date: July 6, 1971 Time: 9:50 am - 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz Steel industry and labor leaders -Forthcoming meeting -Paul W. McCrackens report on Western European quotas -James D. Hodgsons statement on mediation -Peter M. Flanigan -Format for the Presidents appearance -Press and photo opportunity -Desired theme of meeting -Price and wage issues -Industry problems -Short term -Negotiations -Long term nature -Foreign competition -Quotas -Productivity -Wage increases -Comparison to manufacturing Unemployment statistics -Recent statement by the Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Accuracy of figures -Seasonal surges and adjustments -Timing -Improvement in employment
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Retail sales figures for June, 1971 -Indicators and estimates -Garment industry -New York Times article -Buyers -Jews Unemployment -Impact -Teenagers -Men Schedule Shultz left at 10:00 am
Conversation No. 538-9 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:31 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:31 am
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Conversation No. 538-10 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown time between 10:00 am and 10:31 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] The Presidents schedule -Presidential mementos for meeting participants The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 10:31 am
Conv. No. 538-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 538-11 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:31 am and 11:12 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service] entered [Unintelligible] Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:12 am
Conversation No. 538-12 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull The Presidents schedule
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-General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -John N. Mitchell Bull left at an unknown time before 11:26 am Conversation No. 538-13 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (Bob) Haldeman Pentagon Papers -John N. Mitchells forthcoming meeting with the President -White House response -John D. Ehrlichman, Charles W. Colson, Haldeman -Patrick J. Buchanan -Employee of the Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -United States Information Agency [USIA] employee -Unnamed man active in Vietnam prisoner of war [POW] matters -Richard H. Ichords committee -Job with Ichords committee -Fletcher S. Thompson -Leaks to the committee -Polygraph tests -Haldemans conversation with Mitchell -Test on Charles M. Cooke, Jr. -Elliot L. Richardson -Defense Department -Ehrlichman -Robert C. Mardian
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General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 11:26 am -People involved -Investigation -Cooke -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Refusal to turn over documents -National Security Council (NSC) -State Department -Daniel Ellsberg -Laurence E. (Larry) Lynn, Jr. -Morton H. Halperin, Lynn -Circumstantial nature of evidence -Documents -Southeast Asia -Mathias -Internal White House investigation -William P. Rogers -Mardian, William B. Macomber, Jr., Colonel Richard T. Kennedy -J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr. -Deposition -White House investigation -Former CIA employee -Role -Washington Star article -Henry A. Kissinger -Staff -Conspiracy -Ehrlichmans view -Leak stories -Neil Sheehan -The Presidents forthcoming meeting with John N. Mitchell -Ehrlichman, Haldeman Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:45 am
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Pentagon Papers case US foreign relations -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Kissinger -Response to USSR postponement of summit -Negotiations -Background Conv. No. 538-13 (cont.) -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] Treaty -Haigs view -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO], West Germany -[David] Kenneth Rush -Forthcoming announcement of Peoples Republic of China [PRC] trip -Effect on USSR -Kissinger -Handling of developments -Dr. David K. E. Bruce -PRC -USSR -Vietnam War -North Vietnam -Da Nang attack -US military plans -Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff -Paris Peace Talks -Kissinger -Timing of future US action -Negotiating stance -South Vietnam -General Nguyen Van Thieu -US bombing -Election -South Vietnamese Chief of Staff -Visit Haig left at 11:45 am
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Conversation No. 538-14 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:45 am and 11:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull Conv. No. 538-13 (cont.) The Presidents schedule -Forthcoming meeting with John N. Mitchell -H. R. (Bob) Haldemans attendance at meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:47 am
Conversation No. 538-15 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: 11:47 am - 12:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John N. Mitchell American Bar Association events -SS Queen Elizabeth II John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 11:50 am
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[A transcript of the following portion of the conversation was initially prepared for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force [WSPF] and can be found in Record Group [RG] 460. The Nixon Presidential Materials Staff has reveiwed the transcript and has made changes as necessary. This transcript has been reviewed under the provisions of the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 [PRMPA]. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.] Conv. No. 538-14 (cont.) [End of transcript] Schedule -Mitchell Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:50 am Mitchell, Ehrlichman, and Haldeman left at 12:15 pm The Presidents schedule -Charles W. Colson -Rose Mary Woods Bull left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm
Conversation No. 538-17 Date: July 6, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:15 pm and 12:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods and unknown people Greetings -1968 Presidential campaign Woods Unknown person -Purpose of visit
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-Philippines -Ferdinand E. Marcos -Presidents opinion [Photographs taken] Presidential gifts Conv. No. 538-15 (cont.) Philippines -Possible Presidential visit -Domestic politics -Republicans Farewells Woods, et al. left; Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:15 pm Mr. and Mrs. Frank Garrett [?] -Relationship to President -Diplomatic reception Presidents schedule -Peter M. Flanigan -Garrett Bull left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm