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Date: 
Jul 27, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 548-1 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 2:20 pm - 2:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Schedule -Spiro T. Agnew's return from trip -William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger Butterfield left at 2:25 pm.
Conversation No. 548-2 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:25 pm and 2:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:29 pm.
Conversation No. 548-3 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 2:29 pm - 3:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Workload
Vietnam negotiations -Meeting in Paris, July 26, 1971 -Le Duc Tho -Moscow -Hanoi -The Soviet Union -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kama River Project -Mack Trucks, Inc. -Dresser Corporation -Status -US stance US foreign policy -Hugh S. Sidey's article -Recent developments -The People's Republic of China [PRC]
Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.)
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SOVIET UNION
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The President's schedule -Oval Office press conference -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman, Patrick J. Buchanan -Scope
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-Foreign policy, domestic issues -The PRC -Questions -Handling -Senators -Ronald L. Ziegler, William P. Rogers -State Department Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.) -Timing of United Nations [UN] membership issue -Rogers US foreign policy -Taiwan, The Republic of China [ROC] -James C.H. Shen -Taiwans actions -The Presidents record -The President, Kissinger -US relations with the ROC -The United Nations [UN] -Mao Tse-Tung -Chiang Kai-Shek -Chou En-lai -Kissinger's report to the President on the PRC trip The Presidents schedule -Forthcoming press conference -Type of Presidential statements -Press reaction -John F. Kennedy's press conferences -Scope of comment on the PRC Dean G. Acheson Forthcoming press conference -Taiwan issue -UN membership -The PRC -Wording Acheson -The President's foreign policy
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-Support for the President -Democrats -Domestic issues -The middle-class -Labor unions -Wage demands -Economic concerns -Inflation
Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.)
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Foreign policy -Acheson -Summit -The PRC meeting -Difference from other Summit meetings -The Soviet Union -The President's role -Channels of communication -George C. Marshall -Chou En-lai -Age -The PRC initiative -Letters to Heads of State -Prime Minister of Australia -Cabinet -Content -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Eisaku Sato -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Edward R.G. Heath
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-Kissinger briefing -Timing of Summit trip to the PRC -Budget meetings
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SCHEDULE
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-Kissingers forthcoming trip -Weather -Timing of announcement -US-Soviet Union Summit -Japan -The Presidents schedule -Foreign travel [The President talked with Marlow W. Cook between 2:49 pm and 2:51 pm] [Conversation No. 548-3A] [See Conversation No. 7-9] [End of telephone conversation] US foreign relations -US-Soviet Union Summit -Timing of meeting -PRC -Timing of trip
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-Vietnam negotiations -Edgar P. Snow -Dissemination -Chou En-lai -Role of newspapers in the PRC -US press -Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnamese -William J. Porter -Hanoi radio -Vietnam negotiations -Kissinger's meeting with Le Duc Tho
Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.)
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COUNTRY
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-Kissinger's trip -Perceptions -Press coverage -Proposals -Nguyen Van Thieu -US troop withdrawal -Military action -Laos, Cambodia -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Kissinger's meeting -Transcripts Foreign policy
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-Poll -Haldemans analysis -Shifts in support by people -Blue collar, grade-school level educated -White collar, college-education
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Pentagon Papers -New York Times publication -Daniel Ellsberg -Timing of legal action -John N. Mitchell -Vietnam negotiations Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:29 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm. Pentagon Papers -Ellsberg -Extent of possible forthcoming information -Vietnam war settlement Leaks -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] negotiations -Source of leak
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Acheson -Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -John F. Kennedy's letter -Cuban missile crisis PRC initiative -Ambassadors comments -World opinion -Nelson A. Rockefeller Forthcoming foreign policy developments -Paris Peace Talks -PRC trip Kissinger left at 3:05 pm.
Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 548-4 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:06 pm - 3:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Edward B. ("Pete") Biester, Jr., James E. Wood, Joseph D. Ceader, and Alton B. Chamberlain; the White House photographer and Stephen B. Bull were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Presentation of Bucks County, Pennsylvania tourist guide -Photograph Presidential gifts Unknown person Biester et al. left at 3:10 pm.
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Conversation No. 548-5 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Presidential gift -Reply The unknown man left at 3:10 pm. Conv. No. 548-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 548-6 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:10 pm - 3:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Durward G. ("Doc") Hall, Mrs. Durward G. Hall, and Melanie Ellison; the White House photographer and Stephen B. Bull were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Ellison -Age -Motion picture, Gone With the Wind -Melanie Hamilton Wilkes -Scarlett O'Hara Missouri -150th year anniversary -Presentation of plaque -Governor's schedule -Mamie G.D. Eisenhower Eisenhower dollar
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Presidential autograph on photograph -1960 meeting -Homer Cletus (?) Missouri -The President's Kansas City appearance Conv. No. 548-5 (cont.) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 45s ]
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Presidential gifts Hall et al. left at 3:16 pm.
Conversation No. 548-7 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:17 pm - 3:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William J. (Jack) Edwards; the White House photographer and Stephen B. Bull were present at the beginning of the meeting. The President's trip to Mobile, Alabama -Presentation -Photographs -Medal -Franklin Mint
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-Drawing US foreign policy -US relations with the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Future of the world Domestic issues -Revenue sharing -Governors -James E. (Jimmy) Carter -George C. Wallace -Schools -Cornelia Wallace Edwards left and Bull reentered at 3:23 pm. Schedule -John G. Tower Bull left at 3:23 pm.
Conv. No. 548-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 548-8 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:23 pm - 3:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John G. Tower and Guy D. Newman; the White House photographer and Stephen B. Bull were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Howard Payne University -George Washington Carver (?) -Agricultural research Presentation of medallion
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Legislative action -Cloture -Lockheed bailout -Guarantees -Forthcoming vote -Effect Presidential gift Tower and Newman left at 3:26 pm. Conv. No. 548-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 548-9 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:26 pm - 3:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., and Paul Calley; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Lithograph of "First Man on the Moon" stamp -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Apollo moon landing -Pictures -Autograph -Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Neil A. Armstrong -Use of golf cart on the moon Presidential gifts US foreign policy -The People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative -The President's action -Effect Calley
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-Background -Stanford, Connecticut -Anecdote -Unnamed lawyer Weicker and Calley left and Stephen B. Bull entered at 3:31 pm. Schedule -Timing of Congressional Half Hour meetings -Otto E. Passman Bull left at 3:31 pm.
Conversation No. 548-10 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:31 pm - 3:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Otto E. Passman and William E. Timmons; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Photograph -Arrangements
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Drug conference in Monroe, Louisiana -John E. Ingersoll -Invitation to the President to address conference -Site, attendees -Form of Presidential participation -Telephone call -William P. Rogers -Turkey -Telephone call -Anti-drug abuse cause Passman -Support for the President -Barry M. Goldwater -Vote on legislation -Republicans
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Passman -Domestic issues -Issues for the President -Family Assistance Plan -Lockheed bailout -Supersonic transport [SST] -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Foreign policy -Henry A. Kissinger -Foreign assistance -Amount
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-International organizations -The President's previous July 27, 1971 conversation with John B. Connally -Cuts -Timmons -Security assistance -Overseas Private Investment Corporation [OPIC] -Peace Corps Conv. No. 548-10 (cont.) -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -US initiative -Taiwan, The Republic of China [ROC] -Peter Chow (?) -Hong Kong -Meeting with Passman -The President's role -Public reaction -Foreign aid -Rogers -Vietnam War -Settlement prospects -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Casualties -Troops -Status -F. Edward Hébert Passman and Timmons left at 3:49 pm.
Conversation No. 548-11 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: 3:49 pm - 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Forthcoming meeting
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William M. Magruder entered at 3:50 pm. Greetings Supersonic Transport [SST] -US position -Comparison with previous attitude towards aviation research and development -Other countries Conv. No. 548-10 (cont.) -US-Soviet Union space race -Japan -Federal Republic of Germany [FRG] -Funding -Timing of future efforts -SST -Concorde I -High technology field -Trade balance -Other countries -France -Program -Multi-national effort -Aircraft -US comparison -Boeing, Lockheed, McDonnell-Douglas -Subsidies -Dassault Mercure -Export market -US high technology trade balance -Past decade -Concorde -Dutch, Spanish, Swiss, Belgians, Italians, British, West Germans -American industry -L-1011 -Airbus -Cyrus R. Smith, George [Surname unintelligible], Floyd D. Hall -Lockheed, McDonnell-Douglas -747 aircraft -European action -US aircraft needs -Aviation executives -Smith, Robert [Surname unintelligible] -Government-industry relationship
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-Industry, technology -The Department of Defense -Military needs -B-52 -B-1, F-14 -Urban mass transit -Boeing contracts -Italy Conv. No. 548-11 (cont.) -Japan -European perceptions -US industry's attitude -KLM -Government-industry relationship -Edward E. David, Jr., [Name unintelligible], Richard Cohen (?), [Forename unknown] Thomas -Changes -Tax incentives -Cost of development and production -SST -Coordination with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -Airbus -Possible conversation with Peter G. Peterson, John B. Connally -Balance of payments situation -Budget meeting -Research and development area -Aviation expertise -Sources -NASA -Problem in the space program -Funding -Congress -National coordination of aviation and aerospace development -Lockheed Corporation bailout -Boeing, McDonnell-Douglas -Spending priorities -Social programs -Airline management -Transworld Airlines [TWA], Eastern Airlines -Alan Cranston proposal -KLM -US national priorities
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-Social programs -William Proxmire -Charles W. Colsons project -Funding effect on development -Tax incentives -Arthur F. Burns plan -Anti-trust regulations Conv. No. 548-11 (cont.) -Burns's plan -Loan support -International focus -Proxmire -Department of Transportation [DOT] -NASA -SST development -Timing -Post-1972 election -Eugene Black's report for President John F. Kennedy -Black's possible role -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Henry A. Kissinger -National priorities -Environment -SST -Social programs -Sources of funding -Media coverage -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Dick Cavett -New York Times -SST development -Connection to jobs creation -George Meany, Peter J. Brennan, Frank S. Fitzsimmons, Leonard Woodcock Economy -Environment compared with jobs argument -International cooperation -Handling of resources -Compared with Japan -Balance of payment situation -International competition
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-Europe, the Soviet Union, Japan, the Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Changes -Japanese competition -Radio production -US company -Philco -Japanese manufacture of goods for the US market Conv. No. 548-11 (cont.) -Automobile industry -Electronic and computer equipment -Computers -Hong Kong -Plant operation -Airplane production -McDonnell-Douglas -DC-9 -Production of tail and wings in Canada -Production of panel in Italy -Lockheed -Rolls-Royce engine -DC-10 production by McDonnell-Douglas -Worldwide manufacture -L-1011 -Canadian market share of production -Offset agreements -Perception of possible development in high technology industry -White House staff -Ehrlichman -Economists -Paul W. McCracken, Connally's staff -Milton Friedman -Views -Exports -John Kenneth Galbraith -Views -Balance of payments -International competition -US State Department -Harold S. Geneen -Export tax advantage -Notes for the President's Bohemian Grove appearance -US competitive position in the world
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The President's Kansas City appearance, July 6, 1971 -Foreign trade practices -Comparison with the US -Subsidization -Value Added Tax [VAT] -Option An unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?] entered at an unknown time after 3:49 pm. 548-11 (cont.) Conv. No. Schedule -Barber The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm. -US tax proposals -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Real estate tax -Export subsidies -VAT -Jobs -Property tax relief -Federal tax increase -New NASA -Funding priorities -George P. Shultz -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Effect of cutbacks -Jobs impact -Community level -Veto -Manpower special revenue sharing -Community development revenue sharing -ACTION, Peace Corps -The President's earlier conversation with Otto E. Passman -Foreign reaction to the Peace Corps -Social programs -Outlook -Magruder's future role -Financial rewards of public service -Connally, Congress -Presentation to high-level economic group
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-Connally -Friedman -Shultz -US competitive position in the world -Toilet paper The President, Ehrlichman and Magruder left at 4:37 pm. Conv. No. 548-11 (cont.)
Conversation No. 548-12 Date: July 27, 1971 Time: Unknown after 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service) met. [Unintelligible] This recording was cut off at an unknown time after 4:37 pm.