542

Date: 
Jul 22, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 542-1 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 9:35 am - 10:01 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. National Review hoax on Vietnam War secret papers -Press reaction -Walter Cronkite -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Press acceptance of validity of documents -The Department of Justice response -Magazine issue -Press acceptance of validity -The Washington Post Lockheed loan -William Proxmire -Press coverage of issue -Congressional action -Campaign reform Congress -Henry A. Kissinger's briefing -Clark MacGregor -Attendance at Samuel L. Devine's group of Congressmen -Nature of meeting -The President's People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Philip M. Crane -Security -Taiwan [The Republic of China/(ROC)] -House of Representatives -Conservatives -Attendees -Public nature of reaction -July 21, 1971 event -Congressmen -Kissinger -Charles W. Colson
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US foreign policy -The PRC initiative -Forthcoming US-PRC summit -Handling -Amount of public comment -Trip to Tokyo, Japan -Robert Taft, Jr. -Kissinger -The PRC -Trips by Democratic Senators -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -George S. McGovern -Combined trip -Briefings -Japan trip -PRC trip Issues -Pentagon Papers -Democrats -The Vietnam war -Peace issue -The PRC initiative -Pentagon Papers -Focus of issue -The President's conversation with Kissinger -Vietnam war issue -Rhetoric of Democratic war, Republican peace -Offensive against the Democrats -Focus on the Pentagon Papers Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:35 am. The President's schedule Kissingers schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:01 am. The Pentagon Papers case
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-Lyndon B. Johnson -Response -The Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -The Department of Defense [DOD] -Daniel Ellsberg -Response of Democrats -Dean Rusk -Lawrence F. O'Brien -Administrations focus -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie Appeal to youth -Coordination of effort -Melville Stephens -Jeff Donfeld -Kenneth S. Rietz -Colson -Robert H. Finch -Efforts Finch -Possible job -California -Ambassadorship -Mexico -1972 campaign Issues -Vietnam war and the Pentagon Papers -Impact on 1972 -The Democrats -Compared to 1970 -Crime and peace -Contrast with the environment as an effective issue -Administration's attitude -The PRC initiative -Public relations -Presidential leadership -Connection to other issues, future action -Poll results
Conv. No. 542-1 (cont.)
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-PRC initiative effect -The President as world statesman -The position of the US -Foreign press -Reports on public opinion throughout the world -Survey effort -Expenditure of funds -Leonard [Surname unknown] Conv. No. 542-1 (cont.) -William L. Safire -Presidential leadership -Courage, boldness, strength -Fluctuation of perceptions on Vietnam war leadership -November 3, 1969 -Cambodia, Laos -Domestic issues -Welfare reform -Lack of support -Revenue sharing -Narrow appeal of issue -Mayors, governors -Public understanding -Senior citizens -Welfare reform -John D. Ehrlichman -Strategy -Ronald W. Reagan -Busing issue -Attempt to use issue to the Administration's advantage -Supreme Court -Public opinion among Blacks, Whites -Legislative action -Proposed executive order -Constitutional action -Strategy -Bryce N. Harlow -Emphasis on consistency of opposition to busing -Effects in the South, the North Haldeman left at 10:01 am.
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Conversation No. 542-2 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 10:01 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Schedule(?) -Robert H. Finch(?) Sanchez left at 10:01 am. Conv. No. 542-1 (cont.)
Conversation No. 542-3 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 10:01 am - 10:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert H. Finch.
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Trip to Africa -Comment about Blacks -Context of remarks -Henry A. Kissinger
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-Contacts with press -Plans for the future ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 10s ]
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People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Ronald W. Reagans support -John G. Schmitz -John Birch Society -Henry Salvatoris conversation with Finch -George A. Murphy -Taiwan, Republic of China [ROC] -Senate testimony -John G. Tower -Salvatori -Holmes P. Tuttle, Justin W. Dart -Asa V. Call -Health -Rose Mary Woods -Appeal to youth -Staff meeting -Finch's conversation with Daniel P. Moynihan -College students -Support for the President -Congress -The general public's support for the President -The President's attendance at baseball game, July 20, 1971
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Conv. No. 542-3 (cont.)
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Foreign policy accomplishments -PRC initiative -US-PRC summit -Possible US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] summit -Efforts to end the Vietnam war The economy -Unemployment -California, Michigan -Retail sales -Edward W. Carters comments -Savings Issues -PRC initiative -Charles W. Colson -The Vietnam war and Pentagon Papers case -Effect of issue on the Democrats -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie -John F. Kennedy -Dean G. Acheson -Importance of encouraging disunity -Shift of focus from the economy -Unemployment -Compared to 1970 -Decrease -Michigan survey -Pentagon Papers -Foreign policy issues
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Source of strength for the President -PRC, Vietnam ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 32s ]
Conv. No. 542-3 (cont.)
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Finch -Motion picture industry -Britain -Peter G. Peterson -Duties in job -Ambassadorial rank, Cabinet rank -Taft Schreiber -Enhancement of image -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Donald Rumsfeld -George A. Lincoln's job as Director -Responsibilities -Emergencies -Stockpiling -Rumsfeld -Counsellor to the President job -Perceptions of stature -Comparison to image of the Vice President -Image
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 542-3 (cont.)
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-OEP -Finch -Value as base of operation -Comparison to Republican National Committee [RNC] -Partisan organization Rumsfeld -Possible plans -Illinois option -Visibility compared to Finch -Speeches Finchs responsibilities -Relief efforts for Peru, Pakistan -Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for the Spanish-speaking -Bicentennial Commission duties -David J. Mahoney -Possible Ambassadorship to Mexico -Carol C. Finch -Duration
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 542-3 (cont.)
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Rumsfeld -Possible North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] assignment -Robert F. Ellsworth -Ambassadorial post -Belgium -Japan
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Finch -Discussion of job options with Carol Finch -Ambassadorship ro Mexico -Cabinet -OEP directorship -Salary -Compared to Cabinet rank
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-National Security Council [NSC] -Anachronistic nature of job -NSC -Abolition -Staff
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Job assignments -Rumsfeld -OEP -NATO post -Abilities -Language -Knowledge -Travel as a Congressman -Spokesperson -Finch -Carol Finch -OEP -Ambassadorship to Mexico Finch left at 10:51 am.
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Conversation No. 542-4 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 10:51 am - 11:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Paul W. McCracken. Foreign policy -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Recent US initiative -William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger, the President -Efforts -Confidential nature of effort -Secret channels -Other foreign governments -US-PRC relations and US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Surprise element in breakthrough -Absence of contact during past twenty years -Great Britain, France -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -Kissingers conversations with the USSR -PRC initiative -Youth reaction -Generation differences -Future outlook -Press coverage -TV commentator -Staff meeting -Discussion of breakthrough -The PRC -Impact -Position in the world -Other Communist countries -North Vietnam -USSR -Reasons for action Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:51 am.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:36 am. The economy -John B. Connally (?) -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Role -McCracken's possible departure -Timing -Changes in policy -July statistics -Trends -Possible action -John Kenneth Galbraith's comments -Wage and price controls -Timing -Projections for balance of 1971 -CEA -McCracken's role -Unemployment -Defense Department manpower and defense industry -Rate -Inflation -McCrackens forthcoming resignation -Rate of expansion -Projection on increase -Timing -Possible action -Tax initiative -Wage and price controls -Labor issues -Steel strike settlement -Winton M. (Red) Blount -Postal strike -McCracken, Herbert Stein, Ezra Solomon -Psychological perceptions of economic situation -Compared to reality of situation -George Meany -Connally, Arthur F. Burns -McCracken's view of administrations approach
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Recommended approach -Tax action -International trade -Effect of forthcoming PRC trip -Need to improve US competitiveness -Exchange rate of the US dollar -Effectiveness of action -Price of gold Conv. No. 542-4 (cont.) -Fixed price -Treasury Department -Connally -Paul A. Volcker -Possible weakening of the dollar -Comments at international economic conferences -Timing -Possible conversation between McCracken and Connally -Volcker -The Department of the Treasury -Reluctance to change -Staffs backgrounds -Burns -Gold prices -Exchange rates -Ten percent change -Balance of payments -Elimination of trade barriers -Technical aspects of dealing with the price of gold -Impact of action -Confidence in the dollar in financial markets -Domestic impact -Possible inflationary effect -Labor unions -Quotas -Connally's view -Yankee trader -Action on taxes -Value added tax [VAT] -Burden of the middle income worker -Tax structure -VAT -International context
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-National sales tax advantage over national income tax -Michigan example McCracken -Effect of resignation -Timing -School semester at university -Teaching job -Proposed economic action The economy -Unemployment -Effect of defense industries -Vietnam troop withdrawals -Southern California, Seattle -Defense and aerospace jobs -Michigan -Other issues -PRC initiative -Vietnam -International economic action -Weakening of the dollar -Financial crisis -International trade -International political position -McCrackens pending resignation -Current situation -Retail sales, inventories -Gains in July statistics -Frequency of McCracken's meetings with the President -Stein, Solomon -Connally, George P. Shultz [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:51 am and 11:32 am] [Conversation No. 542-4A] [See Conversation No. 6-182] [End of telephone conversation]
Conv. No. 542-4 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
McCracken -Role The PRC initiative -Effect of action [The President talked with Connally between 11:32 am and 11:35 am] [Conversation No. 542-4B] [See Conversation No. 6-183] [End of telephone conversation] Connally -Forthcoming telephone call to McCracken Solomon's schedule Forthcoming 1972 election (?) -Foreign policy -Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam war Donald H. Rumsfeld entered and the President left at 11:36 am. McCrackens staff McCracken left at 11:36 am. Conv. No. 542-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 542-5 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 11:36 am - 12:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Donald H. Rumsfeld.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Foreign relations -The US initiative regarding the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Joyce P. Rumsfeld -Robert H. Finch Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. Refreshments Conv. No. 542-4 (cont.) Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:28 pm. -The President's conversation with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Haldeman's daughter -Henry A. Kissinger -Compared to Glasboro Summit -Appeal to youth -Forward-looking action -Glasboro Summit -Kissinger -Lyndon B. Johnson -Polls -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Visits to the PRC by Democratic senators -Haldemans concerns -PRCs response -US public attitude -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie, George S. McGovern -Chou En-lai -Appeal to youth -Vietnam war settlement -Generation of peace -The PRCs future -Youths understanding of PRC initiative -US-PRC relations -The President's Cabinet meeting -Caution about speculation -Rumsfeld -National Press Club -The President, William P. Rogers, Kissinger -Effects of speculation -Japan, India, Indonesia
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vietnam War -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Europeans -Past leaders relations with the PRC -Charles A.J.M de Gaulle, Winston S. Churchill, [James] Harold Wilson, Konrad Adenauer -Length of Kissinger-Chou En-lai meetings -The President's July 6, 1971 Kansas City speech Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.) -Rumsfelds use at National Conference of Lieutenant Governors -Audience reaction -The administration's accomplishments -Uplifting effect of international breakthrough -National defense issue -National priorities -Effect on Democrats -The peace issue Democrats -October 7, 1970 Vietnam speech by the President -Effect on peace issue -Democratic focus on the economy -The Pentagon Papers case -The Vietnam war -Hubert H. Humphrey -Muskie 1968 speech -John F. Kennedy -Ngo Dinh Diem -Focus of issues -Settlement of war in near future -Democrats responsibility for war -World War I, World War II -Korea, Vietnam -Republican peace settlements -Domestic issues -The Nixon Doctrine -Contrast with domestic philosophy -Democratic mentality -Humphrey -Outlook -Muskie -Kennedy
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ethics -Women -Need for propriety in public life -Senators, Congressmen -Foreign trips -Drunkenness -Public demeanor Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.) Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Socializing with his staff and Secret Service agents -Secret Service -Agnew's agents -Actions -Compared to the President's actions -Secret Service, staff -Rose Mary Woods -Consideration compared to fraternization -Alcohol -The press -Relations -Midnight press interview -Reasons -PRC -Comment about Blacks -Need to keep distance from press -Tendency to let down guard -Comment about African leaders -Sese Seko Mobutu -Effect on voters -Blacks -Whites -The Presidents opinion of African leaders
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-Athletes -Olympic competition -Alcohol
Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.)
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Rumsfeld -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] ambassador -Possible post -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP]
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-NATO post -Robert F. Ellsworth
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-Ambassadorship -Compared to other ambassadorial post -Federal Republic of Germany [FRG] -Berlin -USSR -Japan -Range of responsibilities -Probable Senate confirmation -Rumsfeld's background -Impact on Rumsfeld's position in Illinois -Great Britain, France, FRG -Italy -Qualities required for Ambassador -USSR -Japan -Cabinet and other government jobs -Other Cabinet members -Intention to remain in posts -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -OEP
Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.)
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-Travels throughout country -Speeches -Property Review Board work -Drug prevention -Egil G. (Bud) Krogh, Jr. -Contact with John N. Mitchell
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Responsibilities -New post -Need for visibly substantive job -Foreign policy -OEP -NATO -Kissinger -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR] 542-5 (cont.) Conv. No. -US-USSR detente -Arms control -Compared to Ellsworth's tenure -Conference on European Security and Cooperation [CESC] -Possible absence during forthcoming 1972 presidential campaign -Latin American -Lopez [Surname unknown] comments -Possible role -Rumsfelds conversation with Kissinger -Possible position -Roving ambassador position -Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe The State Department -Under Secretary of State -John N. Irwin, II -Rogers -Possible position for Rumsfeld -Special Trade Representative post -Irwin's possible acceptance -Rogers US foreign policy -The PRC initiative -The President's role, Kissinger's role -Rogers -The State Department -Irwin -International economic affairs responsibility -Upgrading -Importance Rumsfeld
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Job possibilities -NATO -Under Secretary job -Roving ambassador job -Kissinger -Latin America An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. An unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:28. -Absence during 1972 election -NATO job -Tenure -State Department -Kissinger -Children -Ages -Move abroad -State Department -Buildup of economic post -John B. Connally's actions as Secretary of the Treasury -Rogers -Focus on economic issues -Rumsfeld's background -Ambassadors, diplomats -Outlook -Loyalty -The State Department, the President -Irwin -Frank C. Carlucci -State Department -George P. Shultz The State Department -Need for changes in organization, administration -Haldeman, Peter M. Flanigan Rumsfeld -NATO post -Ellsworth's assignment -Perceptions Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.)
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-Significance, needs -The State Department -The President's forthcoming meeting with Rogers
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Departmental staffs The Pentagon Papers -Demonstration of danger of leaks and breaks in security The PRC initiative -Pentagon Papers security context
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rumsfeld -Possible position with the State Department Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. Diplomatic credentials ceremony -Person responsible for coordination -Length, format Bull left at an unknown time before 12:28 pm. Schedule -Iowa event -Ron James (?) -Background -Centreville, Iowa -Dam dedication ceremony ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 3s ]
Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.)
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Presidents schedule Rumsfeld -Future plans -Rogers -Possible job -Kissinger's reaction Rumsfeld left at 12:28 pm.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 542-6 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:28 pm and 12:31 pm Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 542-5 (cont.) The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Mini-receiving line set-up Future Farmers of America -White House tour -Bryce N. Harlow -Meeting with the President -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Paul Findley -Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 12:31 pm.
Conversation No. 542-7 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 12:31 pm - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stanley H. Bear, Mrs. Stanley H. Bear, Susan Bear, Vicki Bear, Nancy Bear, David Bear and James D. Hughes. Introductions -Mrs. Bear -Home state -Children -Ages
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Arrangements for photograph Presidential gifts Bear -Work for the President Special White House tour Bear et al. left at 12:35 pm. Conv. No. 542-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 542-8 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 12:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Robert J. Jamison's forthcoming meeting with the President Bull left at 12:36 pm.
Conversation No. 542-9 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 12:36 pm - 12:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert J. Jamison, Mrs. Robert J. Jamison and Rose Mary Woods. Introductions Jamison -Length of service in Secret Service
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Latin American trip -Future plans -Florida Presidential gifts Support for the President -Appreciation Jamison et al. left at 12:40 pm.
Conversation No. 542-10 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 12:41 pm - 12:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Dianne C. Tankoos and Rose Mary Woods. Tankoos -Job -State Department -Age Paris trip Presidential gift Tankoos work -Appreciation Tankoos and Woods left at 12:45 pm.
Conversation No. 542-11
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: July 22, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:45 pm and 12:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Future Farmers of America group -Bryce N. Harlow -Rose Garden -Weather -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Location -Cabinet Room -Press coverage -Organization executives George T. Bell -Hospital Bull left at an unknown time before 12:49 pm.
Conversation No. 542-12 Date: July 22, 1971 Time: 12:49 pm - 12:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Diplomatic Credentials Ceremony -Sierra Leone -Future Farmers of America -Bryce N. Harlow -Press Stewart J.O. Alsop -Health
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Absence from Henry A. Kissinger's July 19, 1971 briefing William P. Rogers -Meeting with Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Request for Presidential phone call Kissinger Conv. No. 542-11 (cont.) -Request for meeting on the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] representation issue -The President, Rogers -Scheduling -Time of meeting -Diplomatic credentials ceremony -Cabinet meeting -Meeting with Melvin R. Laird Poll results -Presidential approval -Effect of events -PRC United Nations membership -Result -PRC initiative -Public awareness -Approval -State of the Union -Effect on poll -Comparison of effect of events on poll results -Forthcoming presidential trip to the PRC -Approval, disapproval -PRC initiative effect on world peace -The President's world leadership quality -Rating of leaders as negotiators Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:49 pm. Future Farmers of America group -Members -Paul Findley -Set-up of meeting with the President The President's afternoon schedule -Executive Office Building
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President, Haldeman and Bull left at 12:57 pm.
Conversation No.542-13 Conv. No. 542-12 (cont.) Date: July 22, 1971 Time: Unknown after 12:57 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man (Secret Service) entered. [Applause from Cabinet Room] The President's location -Cabinet Room This recording was cut off at an unknown time after 12:57 pm.