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Date: 
Jul 23, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 544-1 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 9:38 am - 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Report Items for the President's signature Butterfield left at 9:40 am.
Conversation No. 544-2 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Schedule
Conversation No. 544-3 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 9:40 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Schedule -Henry A. Kissinger's location
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman The President talked with Kissinger at 9:40 am. Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with the President
Conversation No. 544-4 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 9:40 am - 10:21 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman's office -Meeting with Nelson A. Rockefeller [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:40 am and 9:45 am] [Conversation No. 544-4A] [See Conversation No. 6-194] Haldeman entered at 9:45 am. [End of telephone conversation] Hal Plumber (?) The US initiative towards the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Rockefeller -Reaction -The President -Second term -Forthcoming election -Impact of initiative
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-New York State -Forthcoming speech to the Republican National Committee [RNC] -Robert J. Dole -Paragraphs about the President's foreign policy accomplishments -Peace -John V. Lindsay -Barry M. Goldwater's speech -RNC Conv. No. 544-3 (cont.) -Conservatives
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CHINA
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-Future of the Two Chinas -Chiang Kai-shek -Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Lin Piao -Opponents of the PRC opening -John G. Schmitz -Rockefeller -Appearance on the David Frost Show -The PRC, Vietnam -Stance towards the President's administration -Domestic policy [The President talked with Stewart J.O. Alsop between 9:48 am and 9:51 am] [Conversation No. 544-4B] [See Conversation No. 6-195]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
[End of telephone conversation] Alsop -Health -Leukemia -Prognosis -Kissinger's dinner
Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.)
Foreign relations -Maurice H. Stans -Trip to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Melvin R. Laird -The President's July 22, 1971 meeting with Laird, Kissinger -US-PRC relations -Joseph W. Alsop's column -Speculation about Kissinger-Chou conversation topics -PRC -USSR -Rockefeller -Meeting -PRC initiative -World peace -Haldeman's daughter -Youth reaction -Gordon Craigs reaction -Vietnam -Speculation -W. Averell Harriman Kissinger left at 9:55 am. The President's PRC trip -Advance work -Kissinger's conversation with Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman's role -Perceptions -Ronald H. Walker -Ehrlichman -Role -The press
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Television networks -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:55 am. The President's schedule -Delay of budget meeting Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.) Bull left at an unknown time before 10:21 am. The President's PRC trip -The press -Preparations -Advance work -John D. Ehrlichman -Walker -Dwight L. Chapin -Kissinger Robert H. Finch -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Peter G. Peterson -Herbert W. Kalmbach's effort -Stans -Focus -California -Other states -Responsibilities -Emergency preparedness, disasters, stockpiles David M. Kennedy -Ambassadorship to Japan -Haldeman's conversation with William P. Rogers -Background -Business community -State Department Donald H. Rumsfeld -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] position -John N. Mitchell -White House compared to campaign role -Chairman of citizens group
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Value as spokesman -NATO -Effect -Finch -Abilities Charles W. Colson -Job -Staff assistance -Finch Rumsfeld -Areas of attention -Suburbia -Youth Issues appealing to young people -Peace -Environment, civil rights -The PRC initiative -College age -Coordination of student appeal effort -The President's Ohio trip -Meeting with Mitchell -James W. McLane -Charles McWhorter (?) -Blue collar youth -Coordination -Chapin -McLane -Finch -Rumsfeld -Blue collar youth -Rumsfeld Finch -OEP -Areas of attention -Volunteers -Youth -Possible role -OEP
Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ambassador to Mexico
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Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.)
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-OEP, National Security Council [NSC] -Counsellor to the President -Retention of post -Kissinger Rumsfeld -Roving ambassador to Latin America -Europe -Kissinger's attitude -Value -Relations with Mitchell -Political matters -Harry S. Dent -Citizens chairman The Bohemian Grove Polls The President's schedule -Canton, Ohio Football Hall of Fame ceremony -Vincent T. (Vince) Lombardi -Inductees, presenters -Length of ceremony Polls
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Release of White House poll -Post-April poll as benchmark -Compared to Gallup poll -Questions to be asked -Foreign policy -Focus on PRC initiative -The President's leadership -Timing Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.) -Forthcoming Gallup release -Momentum -Gallup -Possible overcompensation on Blacks, youth -Louis P. Harris -White House poll -John B. Connally's forthcoming television appearance White House staff -Colson's workload -Assistance -Tasks assigned by the President -Follow-up Poll preparation -Questions -Focus of poll -Use of benchmark figure -Gallup, Harris -Perception of country's mood -PRC initiative's effect -Approval -Youth -Intellectuals News stories -Vietnam casualties -Sudan coup -John Patton Davis, Robert Service -Vietnam casualties Haldeman left at 10:21 am.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 544-5 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:21 am and 10:25 am Location: Oval Office Conv. No. 544-4 (cont.) Stephen B. Bull entered. Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:25 am.
Conversation No. 544-6 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:21 am and 10:25 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's forthcoming trip to the PRC -Advance work -John D. Ehrlichman -Conflict with domestic policy advisor position
Conversation No. 544-7 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 10:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Press photograph of forthcoming budget meeting Ziegler left at 10:25 am.
Conversation No. 544-8 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 10:26 am - 1:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally, John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz, Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Edwin L. Harper, Ronald L. Ziegler, and Paul W McCracken (?); members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Seating arrangements -Press photograph General conversation [Camera noise] Ziegler left at 10:29 am. Schedule -Henry A. Kissinger The economy -Overview -Comparison with previous trends -Economic depression of the 1930's -World War I period through 1920 -World War II period in the 1940's -1950's, 1970's -1970, 1971 -Economic growth Kissinger entered at 10:29 am. -Prices -Time lag in feeling effect of changes
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Range of probabilities -Statistical analysis -Gross National product [GNP] -1972 -Balanced budget -Effect of direct tax -Unemployment rate -1971-72 rate of growth -Projected growth for 1972-73 -Lower tax -Interface between the budget and economy -Effect of budget action -Budgetary and economic targets Ehrlichmans conversation with Robert J. Dole -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Wilbur D. Mills Charts The economy -Interface between the budget and economy -Actual deficit figures -Revenue, expenditures -Joint Congressional Committee's figures -Expenditures in terms of full employment revenues -Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -1972 expenditures -Full employment deficit -Actual -Congressional deferral of social security increases -Projection -Inflation, population growth -Fiscal Year [FY] 1972, FY 1971 changes -Carry-through to FY 1973 -Department of Defense [DOD] -Shultz's conversations with Melvin R. Laird, Kissinger -Shultzs conversation with David Packard -Cutbacks -FY 1971, 1972, 1973 -Packard, Laird
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Military base closings -National Security [NSC] guidance -Working papers -Defense Policy Review Committee [DPRC] -Deployment -Asia -Cutbacks -Domestic programs Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -Tax -Defense Department -Kissinger's efforts -DPRC -Military personnel -The US Army -West Point -US Air Force -US Navy -Air defense, ground forces, Navy -Anti-ballistic Missile [ABM] and other missile strength -Sources -ABM, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Laird, Packard Haldeman entered at 11:23 am. -DOD interests -Source of DOD cuts -West Point, Officers clubs, Air Force personnel -Kissinger's assignment -Air Force -ABM -DPRC -Laird's attitude -Direction from the President on nature of cuts -DPRC, NSC -August 1971 meetings -Definition of mission -Timing -Base closings -1972 Presidential election -Camp Pendleton -Presidio
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Service academies -Cuts -Timing -Forthcoming reliance on all-volunteer army -Opposition from Laird, Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -DOD reluctance to abolish commands -U.S. defense expenditures -Results Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -Compared to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Laird, Packard -Kissingers role -Compared to intelligence activities expenditures
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SUDAN
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-Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Compared to the New York Times
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BUDGET
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** -CIA -Budget action -Timing -Vernon L. Walters -Staff Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.)
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AGENCY
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-Direction on budget action -Timing -Shultz, Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Kissinger -Compared to Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -James R. Schlesinger -Personnel cutbacks -Secret Service -Presidents role -NSC meeting, August 1971 -Response to directions -Laird
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Robert P. Mayo, Schlesinger -Budget compared with strategic approach
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Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.)
BUDGET
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-Compared to the Office of Price Administration [OPA] -Emphasis on number of people supervised -DOD -Number of officers -Civilian agencies -Letters -Controllable portion of budget -Uncontrollable portion of budget -Welfare, revenue sharing, social programs -Move to controllable -Environment -School aid -Farm programs -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] model cities ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [National Security] [Duration: 47s ]
PERSONNEL
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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-AEC Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -Schlesinger -Cutbacks -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Zero growth -Imposition of ceiling -Low-level personnel -High-level personnel -Effect on budget -Need to control personnel, staffing -Comparison with Lyndon B. Johnson's administration -White House -Secret Service cutbacks -Departments of Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development [HUD], Health, Education and Welfare [HEW], Transportation -CIA -Personnel in the Federal Government -Increase in average grade levels -The President's conversation with Connally -Staff -Increases -Pay increases -Family Assistance Program -Shift in personnel -Sources of cuts -Amounts in uncontrollable categories -Defense agencies -Civilian agencies -Percentage cuts -Range of cuts -Civilian agencies -Amount of cuts -Defense agencies -Across-the-board personnel cuts -Compared to action in California
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Ronald W. Reagan -Legislative, Congressional approval -White House -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Defense Department -Announcement of cuts -Non-critical agencies -Transportation, HEW, HUD, Agriculture Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -Critical mission agencies -Law enforcement agencies -Anti-trust -Department of Justice -State Department, Agency for International Development [AID] -State, Justice, Treasury -Effect of ten percent cuts -Average person's perception of action -Federal payroll cuts -Effect on GNP -HEW -Controlled expenditures contrasted with uncontrolled expenditures -Shifts -Effect of across-the-board cut -Possible recession -Camp David discussion -Military cutbacks -FY 1973 budget proposals -Timing of action on personnel cuts -November 1972 elections -CIA, AEC -Effective date -Congressional action -Military personnel ceiling -Timing -CIA, Defense Intelligence Agency [DIA] -Cuts in programs -Human resources cuts -Special revenue sharing, health research, Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO], housing -Family Assistance Program -1973 allocation -HR 1 -Welfare reform, food stamps
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shift of uncontrollable to controllable -Revenue sharing, family assistance, the environment -Uncontrollable expenditures -Methods of control -Legislative action -Imposition of ten percent cut -Personnel -Pay changes Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -Social Security, military pay -Defense Department -Human resources program -Manned space program -Apollo, Spacelab -Regional medical programs, health centers -Political implication of certain program cuts -Educational development programs -Reduction of Headstart, Peace Corps allocations -Congress -OEO extensions -Constitutionality -The Peace Corps -ACTION -Reception abroad -Effect on foreign policy -Military and civilian employees -Wages -Option of wage and price freeze -January 1972 -Duration of freeze -Inflationary costs -Arthur F. Burns -Necessary price increases -Industries -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] -Federal government's effect on local government -Effects of standardization and uniformity nationwide -Exclusions from 1973 projection -Ten percent cuts -Personnel -Program cuts -Revenue sharing -Special revenue sharing
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Model cities -Amount of defense, civilian projections -Cutbacks -CIA -AEC -Schlesinger -Breeder reactor program -CIA, DIA
Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.)
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INTELLIGENCE
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-Analysts -Defense Department -Ten percent Federal personnel cut
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-Social Security check issuance
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Staffing -Justice Department -Civil division -Busing -Anti-trust -Richard G. Kleindienst -Mitchell -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -State Department -United Nations [UN] -US delegation -George H.W. Bush -Cut -AID -John A. Hannah -White House -OMB -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Secret Service -Staff size -President, Vice President -Assignments -Residence -Social events -John S. Davies office -Staff -Tours -Inclusion of White House in cuts -Public Increases -Peter G. Peterson -Treasury Department requirements -Executive level job attrition -White House staff -Executive Office Building -Staff -Imposition of across the board cut -Mayos reservations -Probable impact on polls -1972 action -Effective date -CIA, DIA, UN delegation, Secret Service
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Economic impact -Taxes -CIA personnel -Tax cuts -Tax reform -Schedule -Focus on programs -Republican National Committee [RNC] platform Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.) -State of the Union Address -Revenue sharing -Confidentiality of meeting -HR 1 -Revenue sharing -Tax reform -Public perception -Focus of spending -Programs -HR 1 -Food stamp -Medicaid -Schedule -Domestic problems -Campaign issues -Jobs -Inflation -Spending priorities -Perceptions -Revenue sharing, HR 1, welfare reform -Unemployment -Deficits -Private sector perceptions -Deficits -1971, 1972, 1973 projections -Domestic initiatives -Aging -Robert J. Dole -Farms, cities -Budget -Congressional action -White House options -Uncontrollables -Revenue sharing
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Model cities -Legislative strategy -Public perception -Model cities program -Legislative strategy -Response -Program funding, appropriations -Cuts -Model cities -Perceptions of the administration -Treasury, Justice -Cuts in HEW, Transportation -Cancer program -Cuts in personnel across the board -Justification -Staffing of new programs -Family assistance -Sky Marshals Schedule -Afternoon budget meeting -The President's forthcoming meeting with Connally The President et al. left at 1:03 pm.
Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 544-9 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 1:21 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with unknown people. Room arrangements The President entered at an unknown time before 1:21 pm. Lights
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:03 pm. The President's schedule -Old Executive Office Building Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:21 pm. Request for copy of July 26, 1971 Milton Friedman article -The President's forthcoming telephone call Bull and the unknown people left at an unknown time before 1:21 pm. Conv. No. 544-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 544-10 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 1:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull]. Copy of article by Milton Friedman The unknown man [Bull] left at an unknown time before 1:21 pm.
Conversation No. 544-11 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: 1:21 pm - 1:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Poll on the People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Forthcoming White House poll -Comparison to May presidential approval rating -Gallup poll
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Release of poll Budget -Cuts -The President's prior meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Deficit, tax increases -Administration responsibilities -John D. Ehrlichman -Public perceptions -Political impact of programs -Revenue sharing -Ronald W. Reagan, Nelson A. Rockefeller -Wilbur D. Mills -Family Assistance Program -Ehrlichman -Foreign policy -Domestic policy -HR 1 -Cuts -Arts funding -White House staff -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Transportation, Housing and Urban Development [HUD], and Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] departments -Independent agencies, regulatory agencies -Timing -Personnel -Federal government, military -Effect on financial community -Uncontrollable portions -Reasons -Social Security increases, debt increases -Great Society programs -Domestic programs -Cutbacks in non-defense programs -Defense programs -Reorganization -Kissinger -Uncontrollable expenditures -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Weinberger -Tax increase
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cuts -Political impact -Edmund S. Muskie -Alternatives -Tax increases -Economic, political effect -Programs -General revenue sharing, Family Assistance Program Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.) -States -Wilbur Mills possible action -Environmental issues -Presentation of administration position -Headstart -Impact on Blacks -Size of program -Welfare psychology -Attitude of young people on expectations -Public perceptions -Entitlements Poll -Release -Congress -William P. Rogers -Louis P. Harris -Presidential approval figures
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Stewart J.O. Alsop
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Health -The President's planned visit to the National Institute of Health [NIH] The President's schedule -Sequoia outing -Meeting with John B. Connally The budget -Administration action on programs -Food stamp program -Political effect -Reduction of government personnel -Tax reform and reduction -Programs -Domestic program cuts -Drug control, drug abuse -Clinic funding -Prison Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.)
Issues -Domestic programs -Vietnam drug abuse control effort -Decrease in Washington, D. C. crime rate -Public perceptions -Drug control, crime -Poll results on public concerns -National direction -Causes -Drug abuse -Vietnam war -Racial tension -Lack of adherence to Golden Rule -Lack of leadership -Economy -Emphasis on money and materialism -Permissiveness -Radical attempts at change -Communism -Youth and its values -Conservatism -Technological increases -Lack of inclusion of environment on poll list
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Harris -Public perception on national direction -Presidential leadership -PRC initiative -Vietnam war -Forthcoming settlement -Efforts to combat drug abuse -Contrast with early 1950's perceptions Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.) -Perception of Communism as cause -Presidential leadership -Effect of PRC initiative -Contrast with John F. Kennedy's handling of the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban confrontation -Effect of the PRC initiative -William L. Safire -Peace -Administration efforts on issue -Poll The PRC trip -Advance work -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissingers objections -Role as top domestic advisor -Experience Secret Service -Cutbacks -Kissinger White House staff -Cutbacks
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-Rex W. Scouten -Social events -Dinner Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.) -Christmas events -Use of temporary staff -Size of social staff -US Navy staff -Mess -Automobile drivers -White House mess -Mess privileges -Office of Management and Budget [OMB], the National Security Council [NSC], Peter G. Petersons staff -Cutback -Robert H. Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Staff -Spiro T. Agnew -Handling of staff cuts Rumsfeld
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Finch -Role
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The Cabinet -NSC Rumsfeld -Staff -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Payroll, details Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.) White House staff -Haldeman's control over operational staff -Ronald L. Ziegler, Charles W. Colson -Size -Peterson Domestic issues -Memorandum from Ehrlichmans staff -Busing ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Privacy] [Duration: 13s ]
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Presidential leadership -Safire, Ziegler, Colson, Herbert G. Klein -White House leadership -Handling of PRC initiative -Substantive issues -Peace, Taiwan, Republic of China [ROC -Leadership Schedule Haldeman left at 1:21 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 544-12 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 1:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
Conv. No. 544-11 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:55 pm.
Conversation No. 544-13 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 1:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 6-196]
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 544-14 Date: July 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:47 pm and 3:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Poll -Elmo Roper poll results -Future polls -National direction -Issues -Vietnam war -Youth -Drug abuse -Ropers comments -Causes -Stance of the news media, teachers, ministers, other leaders -Administrations accomplishments -Focus of White House efforts -Effect of the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Reaction of Congressmen -Perception of public attitudes, desires -College-educated contrasted with those with less education -Black-white contrast -Focus -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire's speech draft -Economic issues -Employment Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm. Meeting -Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 3:11 pm. National direction Conv. No. 544-12 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Perceptions -Effect on votes -John B. Connally -State of the Union Address -Issues -Employment and peace -Comparison with the Depression, World War II -The environment Conv. No. 544-14 (cont.) -Roper poll -White House public relations -The economy and domestic initiatives -Connally's Camp David conversation with Haldeman -Leadership -The PRC initiative -Peace -Youth -Henry A. Kissinger -Public relations effort -Image of the President -Poll results -Charles W. Colson -Compared to George Horace Gallup poll The President and Haldeman left at 3:11 pm.