549

Date: 
Jul 28, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 549-1 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:00 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:02 am.
Conversation No. 549-2 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:00 am and 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Call to Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon
Conversation No. 549-3 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 9:02 am - 9:03 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 7-17]
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Conversation No. 549-4 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 9:03 am - 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for the President's signature H.R. (Bob) Haldeman entered at 9:06 am. Schedule Butterfield left at 9:06 am. The President's schedule -Professional Football Hall of Fame -Attendance at game -Attendance at dinner -Handling -Frank T. Bow [Pause] -Photograph coverage -Wire services [Pause] -Source of story -Iowa trip -Ronald L. Ziegler -Hall of Fame game in Ohio -Hall of Fame induction ceremony -Time -Attitude [Pause] -American Legion Boys Nation group
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-Type of event -Handling -Oliver F. (Ollie) Atkins photograph -Effectiveness -Preparation for event -Remarks -Photographs, writing press pool Spiro T. Agnew -Arrival at the White House after trip -Press coverage -Photograph -William P. Rogers -The President's attendance at Congressional ceremony -Patrick J. Buchanan, John D. Ehrlichman -Status -Duties -Handling of trip -Henry A. Kissinger's attitude -Portugal -Golf game with Francis A. (Frank) Sinatra -Press coverage -Attitude towards advance scheduling -Bryce N. Harlow -Compared to the President The President left at an unknown time after 9:06 am. The President entered at an unknown time before 10:00 am. [Pause] Agnew -Pubic perception -Comparison with the President -Trip -Golf game -Press briefings -Meetings -Staff -Handling -Options
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The President's trips -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon Schedule -Mrs. Nixon -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] East Wing staff -Julie Robinson -Tricia Nixon Cox -Constance M. (Connie) Stuart -Press responsibilities -Status -Salary -Husband -Children -United States Information Agency [USIA] -Salary action Schedule -Mrs. Nixon -Trips in August, 1971 -Types of events -National Parks -Handling -July 28, 1971 -Dinner -John S. Davies -Walter R. Tkach -Meeting -Time, length -The President's schedule -Mrs. Nixon -Type of guests -The President's work schedule -Protocol -Arrangements -Setting -Truman balcony -Sequoia -Length of dinner Conv. No. 549-4 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Poll -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Youth portion of poll -Shifts in attitude The press -Ziegler -Perrino's restaurant -Prices of menu items -Press coverage -Wine -Cost -Press report -Coverage of the President's activities -Detail, extent -Golf -Compared to Dwight D. Eisenhower The President's schedule -Bowling event -Automobile racing event -Golf -Bowling Speech draft for radio broadcast -William L. Safire -July 3, 1971 National Archives speech, July 6, 1971 Kansas City speech -Effectiveness of draft -Focus, approach -Television compared with radio -Domestic issues -Steel strike settlement -Length -Radio speech -Focus -Peter G. Peterson -US competitive position in the world -Roy L. Ash -News value -Purpose -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Noel C. Koch
Conv. No. 549-4 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Safire -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Speechwriter group -Staff assignments -Harlow -[Unintelligible name] -Douglas L. Hallet -Haldeman's conversation with Charles W. Colson Conv. No. 549-4 (cont.) -Attitude -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan, Buchanan -View of Haldeman, Colson -Colson -Labor groups liaison -Philosophy -Patricia Colson The economy -Handling and presentation of issue -Agnew -Focus of speeches -Maurice H. Stans, James D. Hodgson -John B. Connally -Peter M. Flanigan -George W. Romney -View of administration's economic policies -Terminology -Balance of payments -Peterson, George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, Flanigan -Colson -Harold C. Passer -Handling of leading indicators story Hubbell case (?) -Martin (Tex) Schramm -Haldeman's conversation with Ehrlichman -Response -Hobart D. (Hobe) Lewis -The President -Financial position The President's schedule
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-California -Lee Trevino Connally -Unnamed woman [Mrs. Romana A. Banuelos (?)] The Presidents schedule -California -Proposed meeting with Ronald W. Reagan -Welfare [Pause] Veterans hospital The President and Haldeman left at 10:00 am.
Conv. No. 549-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 549-5 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men entered. [Unintelligible] The unknown men left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 549-6 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:02 am and 10:20 am Location: Oval Office
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Unknown men met. [Unintelligible] The unknown men left at an unknown time before 10:20 am.
Conv. No. 549-4 (cont.) Conversation No. 549-7 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 10:20 am - 11:16 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -American Legion Boy's Nation group -Response -Press coverage -Number, type of events -Congressional event -Youth, military -Newport, West Point, Camp Pendleton -Meeting with Boy's Nation group -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -American Legion -Robert Volk -John N. Mitchell -Robert H. Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld Personnel and staff changes -Finch -Future -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -National Security Council [NSC] -Departure from White House staff -Role -Perception -California -Handling
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Narrow compared with broad scope -Events -Leonard K. Firestone -Acceptance of OEP job -Staff -George L. Grassmuck -Frederic V. Malek -Assistant -Darrell M. Trent -Leonard Garment -Rumsfeld -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Mexico -Comparison with Finch -Role in White House or in campaign -Finch -OEP job -Perceptions -NSC Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:29 am. James B. ("Scotty") Reston -Article about the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Reston's trip -Kissinger's trip to the PRC -Request to interview Chou En-lai, other leaders -Anecdote about appendicitis attack PRC -Trip by J. William Fulbright, Edward M. (Ted) Kennedy -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] news report -Withdrawal of proposal -Kissinger -Chou En-lai -US-PRC relations -Motivations -Joseph W. Alsop -1972 Presidential election -Communism -William Atwood
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chou En-lai -The President -PRC-Soviet Union relations -PRC reaction -Air raid shelter construction -Marshal Yeh Chien-Yings comments -Perceptions Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.) -Presidents past comments -Charles A.J.M. Degaulle, Konrad Adenauer, Winston S. Churchill -The Soviet Union -The President's trip around the World -Foreign Minister of India -The Soviet Union -Hugh S. Sidey's letter to Kissinger -Role of the President and Kissinger -The PRC initiative -Editorial changes in article -Reasons Kissinger left at 10:38 am. The PRC -Press coverage -Article by Sidey -Kissinger's presentation of foreign policy roles -Time-Life -Presentation of foreign policy roles -The President -Kissinger -William P. Rogers -Attitude Kissinger entered at 10:39 am. The PRC -Sidey article -Foreign policy role -Editorial change -Responsibility -Public perception -The President
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Time-Life's attitude -Sidey's article -New York Post article -Roles of the President, Kissinger -Fulbright's call to Kissinger -Invitation -Foreign policy handling -Fulbright -War Powers Act -Accountability Foreign policy -Dean G. Acheson -Forthcoming testimony -Senate Foreign Relations Committee -Liberals -Joseph R. McCarthy -Democratic Party -Compared to Moroccan birthday party -War Powers Act -Possible Congressional action -Clark MacGregor -Fulbright -Response -Charles W. Colson -New York Times -John P. Roche -Column -Brandeis University researcher's book -Press coverage analysis -1967 to present -Sidey -Newsweek article about PRC policy -Henry Hubbard -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler -Newsweek -Time -Kennedy -Reaction to the PRC initiative -Reasons The PRC initiative
Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.)
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Expectations -Press coverage -The PRCs stance -The Vietnam War -PRC Summit -Timing -Vietnam -Reaction by Republicans -Speculation or silence -Congressional leaders -Kissinger's return trip in October -Communique -The Press -Predictions, reactions -Summit comparison
Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.)
White House-Congressional relations -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield's resolution -Congressional leaders -View of White House meetings -Republicans -1953-54 meetings with President Dwight D. Eisenhower -Hugh Scott -Ziegler The PRC initiative -Effect on the Cabinet -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Conversation with Kissinger
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-Effect of initiative on 1972 election -Post-1972 Cabinet changes -Economy -Defense Department contracts -Focus, handling Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.) -George P. Shultz -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Shultz's view -July 24, 1971 budget meeting -Family Assistance Program, Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -John D. Ehrlichman -Effect on unemployment -The Presidents, Kissingers position -Congress perception -Kissingers stance among liberals -Strategy Japan -David M. Kennedy -Textile issue -Eisaku Sato -Cancellation of September meeting -Trade relations -Balance of payments
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JAPAN
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-Laird's speech -Emperor Hirohito -Schedule -Ziegler -U. Alexis Johnson, Nobuhiko Ushiba -Nobusuke Kishi's trip
Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.)
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-Scheduling -Announcement -The 1953 trip to Japan The PRC initiative -The press -Possible outcomes -Renunciation of force -Accidental War agreement -Cultural exchange -Release of Prisoners of War [POWs] -Supporters reaction Theodore H. White
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Schedule Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:16 am. The PRC initiative -White -Books about the presidency -Briefing by Kissinger -Press attitude -Inclusion on trip -Kissinger's October trip -The President's summit trip -Stance Vietnam -Possible settlement of war -Haldemans view -Secret negotiations -POWs -Reduction of US military force -Effect -Timing -Negotiating tactics -US troop strength -Sustaining military force -Le Duc Tho -Political and military situation -Nguyen Van Thieu -Duong Van Minh -Military situation -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Laos (Lam Son) -US domestic critics -The PRC -Madame Binh's Seven Points -Le Duc Tho The PRC initiative -Haldemans view -Reaction of supporters -Edward Kennedy
Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.)
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-Expectations -Recognition -Chou En-lai -Taiwan, Republic of China [ROC] -The Vatican -Vietnam War Kissinger left at 11:16 am. Conv. No. 549-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 549-8 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:16 am and 11:23 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Note -Requirements Scheduling of White House social events -Lowell Watham -Guest list -Frank McCarthy -Unknown boy -Dinner -Patrick J. and Shelley A. (Scarney Buchanan -Raymond K. Price, Jr., William L. Safire -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixon
Conversation No. 549-9 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 11:16 am - 11:23 am Location: Oval Office
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The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for signature Butterfield left at 11:23 am.
Conversation No. 549-10 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:26 am and 11:51 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown member of John D. Ehrlichman's staff. Ehrlichman's schedule
Conversation No. 549-11 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:26 am and 11:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -The President Bull left at an unknown time before 11:51 am.
Conversation No. 549-12
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 11:51 am - 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Pentagon Papers -Daniel Ellsberg -Department of Justice -Extent of documents -Henry A. Kissinger -Legal action -Timing -Lt. William Calley, Jr. case -Trial publicity Tax reform -Minimize disincentives -Depreciation -John B. Connally -Department of the Treasury -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Lawyers -John H. Alexander -Roles of administration officials -Connally, Peter M. Flanigan -Ehrlichmans staff Personnel shifts -Flanigan -State Department -Peter G. Peterson -William P. Rogers -Donald H. Rumsfeld -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -William D. Eberle -Special Trade Representative -Peterson -Economic responsibilities -Export rebate, import licensing -Balance of trade
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-Maurice H. Stans -Peterson, George P. Shultz, Stans -Research and development, technology -Responsibility of William M. Magruder -Contacts -Eugene Black, Milton Friedman Voting reform Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.) -On-campus voting -William F. (Billy) Graham -Responsibility of individual states -Limitation on administration response -Federal legislation -Walter F. Mondale, Birch Bayh -Youth -Attitude -Forthcoming settlement of the Vietnam war -The Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative
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Graham -Call from California Drug abuse issue -Letter from the President -Editors -Television stations -New York Times, Washington Star, Washington Post -T. Harding Jones
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-University of California -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe The press -New York Times, Newsday -The President's property -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -The President's conversation with H.R. (Bob) Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.) Haldeman -John N. Mitchell -The President's financial situation -Property, stocks -Fisher Island -Press investigative effort -Martin Schramm, [First name not known] Green, Rosensweig [Rosenblatt?], Mark Walters -Rebozo -George A. Smathers -Lawyers -Income -Clark M. Clifford, Edward Bennett Williams Leaks -Elliot Richardson -Tran Ngoc Chau case -State Department -Kissinger -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Rogers -Kissinger Granite City-National Steel merger -Case -Mitchell Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Staff -Jews -Biographies -Investigation Development of The Mall, Washington, D.C.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Matthew Owings -Flanigan, Leonard Garment, Ehrlichman -Proposals -Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen -Restaurants -Disneyland -Orange County setting -Tivoli Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.) -Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -Use of space -National Capitol Planning Commission -Written proposal -Children -Orientation of children's playground concept -Museums -Automobile ban -Trolley-type transportation Economic issue coordination -Connally, Shultz, Peterson, Flanigan, Paul W. McCracken, Charles W. Colson -Meeting -Speaker emphasis -Connally, Shultz, Peterson -McCracken, Colson -Stans, James D. Hodgson -Spiro T. Agnew -Subcabinet -Compared to revenue sharing -Fluctuations of the economy -Haldeman -Colson -Edward L. Morgan -Schools Leaks/Pentagon Papers -Justice Department -Grand jury information
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-Investigation -Reports
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-Investigation
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Justice Department -Grand jury -Information -Pentagon Papers document sets -Custody -Clifford, Robert S. McNamara -Melvin R. Laird -Return of copies -McNamara -World Bank presidency -Kissinger -Rogers -W. Ramsey Clark, McNamara -Custody of notes -Lyndon B. Johnson -Meetings -Number of people taking notes -Haldeman -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Restriction News reports -Ronald L. Ziegler -Arthur F. Burns -Salary increase -Federal Reserve Board size -Shultzs conversation with Burns
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Executive branch staff -Connally -United Press International [UPI] questioning -Public perception of salary increases Foreign aid assistance -Peterson -Otto E. Passman Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.) -Appropriation -Military, bi-lateral, foreign, interdevelopment banks, other aid -Peace Corps -Amount of aid funded through multi-lateral organizations -Control -Peterson, Connally -Bi-lateral funding -Magruder's Supersonic transport [SST] briefing of July 27, 1971 -Forthcoming briefings -Peterson, Connally -Ehrlichman's remarks at Carleton Club -Businessmen's reaction -Administration stance -Magruder -Memorandum -Schedule -Trade -1940's-1950's orientation -Donald McI. Kendall -Foreign policy -Domestic policy -Other countries -Japan -Italy -France -Consortium -Changes in policy direction -Connally, Magruder -World markets -Shultz -Market economy -Japan, France -Britain
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rolls-Royce -U.S. anti-trust laws -Effect -Yankee traders -William L. Safire -US business and labor -Proposed speech -State Department The President's schedule -Bohemian Grove -Tone of the President's speech -Kansas City speech -Caveman Camp -Visit -Lowell Thomas -Refreshment -California -Types of members -Fraternal organizations -American Legion
Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.)
Economic issues -Peterson, Magruder -Use of foreign policy -Trade policies -Domestic policies -Magruder -Shultz -Peterson -Camp David meeting -Divisions -Council of Economic Advisors, State Department, National Security Council [NSC} -Commerce, Labor, Treasury Departments, Peterson's staff -Balance of trade -Handling of issue -Rogers -Stans -Congressmen -Magruder's aerospace industry meeting
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultzs view -Boeing -Italian contract -Automobile industry -California -European share of market -Size of cars -Forthcoming meetings -Research and development -Magruder -Edward E. David, Jr. -Presidents schedule -Shultz -Availability of meetings with the President -Peterson, Ehrlichman -Outlook -Burns -McCracken -John Kenneth Galbraith Ehrlichman left at 12:44 pm.
Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.)
Conversation No. 549-13 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 12:46 pm - 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Postponement of William M. Magruder's briefing -John D. Ehrlichman [Pause] The economy -Public perception
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Administrations strategy [Pause] Legislative action -Cloture bill -Timing -Vote -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield, Robert C. Byrd (?)
Conv. No. 549-12 (cont.)
The economy -Administration coordination of effort -The President's conversation with Ehrlichman -Use of John B. Connally, Maurice H. Stans, James D. Hodgson, Spiro T. Agnew The President's schedule -Canton, Ohio -Hall of Fame football game -Frank T. Bow -Scheduling problem -Perceptions -John A. Scali, Rose Mary Woods White House staff -Clark MacGregor -Handling of Congressional liaison duties -View of Congress
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Speechwriting -Handling -Requirements -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -John J. McLaughlin -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Approach to writing -William L. Safire -Radio speeches Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:46 pm. Information -MacGregor's recommendation -Dwight L. Chapin, Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger Butterfield left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm. United Nations [UN] development program job -Rudolph A. Peterson -Paul G. Hoffman's job -Henry A. Kissinger, George H.W. Bush -John B. Connally -Foreign aid -Connally Bush -Role as speaker -The US-People's Republic of China (PRC) initiative -Report to Congress -The UN -New York City contacts -Presidential leadership issue -Kissinger Charles S. Rhyne -Assignment of special ambassador -[Forename unknown] Tyson comparison -Panama Canal negotiations -Robert O. Anderson -Length
Conv. No. 549-13 (cont.)
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-Peter M. Flanigan The President's schedule -The Bohemian Grove -Caveman encampment -Handling of visit -George M. Mardikian Conv. No. 549-13 (cont.) White House staff -Roles in assignment follow-up -Haldeman, Charles W. Colson, Ehrlichman -Flanigan -Flanigan -State Department -William D. Eberle -William P. Rogers -Political, economic responsibilities -Douglas L. Hallett -Outlook -Ivy League -Possible role -Colson, Haldeman -Role -Price -Handling -Patrick J. Buchanan Conservatives -Buchanan -New York meeting -Domestic policy -Inflation, unemployment, welfare -Foreign policy -Soviet Union, Mediterranean, PRC, Vietnam -Members -National Review -William F. Buckley, Jr., James Burnham, Frank Meyer, William Rusher -Human Events -[Forename unknown] Weir (?), Allen H. Ryskind -New York Conservative Party -J. Daniel Mahoney -Young Americans for Freedom [YAF]
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-Randal C. Teague -Anthony Harrigan -Southern States Industrial Conference -John Jones (?) -American Conservative Union -Neil McCaffrey -Conservative Book Club -James L. Buckley Conv. No. 549-13 (cont.) -Security arrangements -Conservatives outside of Congress -Ronald W. Reagan, James Buckley -Issues -Soviet arms buildup -Congressional support -Kissinger -Possible conversation with William Buckley -Understanding of foreign policy issues -First Mansfield Amendment -William Buckley -Opposition to Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -The PRC initiative -William J. (Jack) Edwards, Otto E. Passman, Reagan, James Buckley -Kissinger conversation -Human Events -Buchanan -Conservative opposition -PRC perceptions -Soviet Union perception -William Buckley -Burnham -Other foreign policy issues -Vietnam war -Action on Cambodia, Laos -Administrations response -George P. Shultz -San Clemente -YAF -Kissinger -Reagan -Barry M. Goldwater -Response
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The President left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm. [Pause] The President reentered at an unknown time after 1:20 pm. The President's schedule -Lunch -Agnew's return from trip -Timing of arrival at White House Haldeman left at 1:20 pm. Conv. No. 549-13 (cont.)
Conversation No. 549-14 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Affirmative
Conversation No. 549-15 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 1:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at 1:22 pm.
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Conversation No. 549-16 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 1:21 pm - 1:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Conservatives -J. Daniel Mahoney -John N. Mitchell -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger The President and Haldeman left at 1:22 pm.
Conversation No. 549-17 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 2:54 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service) entered. [Pause] Farewells [Pause] The President's location -Automobile This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 2:54 pm.
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Conversation No. 549-18 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 2:54 pm - 2:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler; this recording begins at an unknown time after the meeting is in progress. Congressional ceremony -George H. Mahon -[Forename unknown] Simon Conservatives -Patrick J. Buchanan -The US-PRC initiative -Opposition from the Right -PRC perspective -National Review -Response Ziegler left at 2:58 pm.
Conversation No. 549-19 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:58 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Manolo Sanchez
Conversation No. 549-20
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Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:58 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez entered. ********************************************************************** (cont.) Conv. No. 549-18 BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 17s ]
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Conversation No. 549-21 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:58 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Spiro T. Agnews arrival (?) Bull left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 549-22 Date: July 28, 1971
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Time: Unknown between 2:58 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man.
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 549-23 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:58 pm and 3:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Spiro T. Agnew's arrival The President and Bull left at an unknown time before 3:04 pm.
Conversation No. 549-24 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 3:04 pm - 3:05 pm Location: Oval Office
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Unknown men (Secret Service) entered. The President's location The unknown men (Secret Service) left at 3:05 pm.
Conversation No. 549-25 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 3:05 pm - 4:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Spiro T. Agnew, William P. Rogers, and Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule -Congressional ceremony -Speakers -Photographs of meeting Agnew's Trip -Portugal -Reports -Rogers, Kissinger -Perceptions -Saudi Arabia -The press -Time magazine -The President's conversation with Kissinger -Walter Cronkite -Press coverage -Time, Newsweek -Comparison with daily news reports -Patrick J. Buchanan -Kenyan Ambassador to the US -Ambassador from Kenya -Letter to Newsweek -Compared to the presidents experiences -Conversations with foreign leaders
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Reactions -Eisaku Sato -Lee Kuan Yew -Bombay, India -Governor -University President -Sese Seko Mobutu -Jomo Kenyatta Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) -Ethiopia -Monarchy -The Pentagon Papers case -Foreign reaction -Ethiopia -Nairobi -Perception of the press -Portugal -Lee Kuan Yew -US Ambassador -Kuwait -John P. Walsh -Comments to the press -Conversation with Agnew -Ireland -Saudi Arabia -Nicholas Thacher -Promotion -Compared to the Presidents previous Vice Presidential trip -[Forename unknown] Vance -Thacher -Robert C. Hill -William J. Porter -Charles T. Cross -Singapore -Lee Watson (?) -Singapore -Ambassadorial post -Lee Kuan Yew -Business experience -Lee Kuan Yew -Education -Wife
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Harvard University -Arab nations -Relations with the Soviet Union -Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Kuwait
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EGYPT
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-John A. Scali -The Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Newsweek article -Agnews prior knowledge -Rogers -Kissingers efforts -Pakistan -Source of story -White House -The National Security Council [NSC] -State Department -Agnews forthcoming memorandum to the President Warsaw talks -Rogers Agnews trip -The State Department -Foreign Service
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Memorandum of conversation [Memcon] Scali entered at 3:28 pm. -Articles about trip -Scali -Wire services -Memcon -Significance of visits -The Middle East -Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Congo -Korea, Singapore -Agnew's handling of trips -Briefings -Rogers conversation with Davidson (?) -Impressions -Nature of trip -Press reports -Newsweek -The PRC move as main press focus -Editing -Japan, Korea -Report -Kenya story -Presentation of trip -Newsweek -Role -Story -Possible White House source -Perceptions -Handling -Ronald L. Ziegler -Scalis role -Kenyatta Scali left at 3:38 pm. Sudan -Coup attempt -The Soviet Union -Mohammed Gaafar el-Nimeiry
Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Foreign policy towards the West -Rogers conversation with Sudanese Ambassador to the United Nations [UN]
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SUDAN
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-Counter-coup -Executions -The Soviet Union Arab-Soviet relations -Anwar el-Sadats message to Rogers -Israel -Sadat, Mammar Qadaffi, el-Nimeiry Africa -Egypt -Cable to Sadat -US diplomatic presence -Presidents opinion -Vice Presidential trip
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[Duration: 26s ]
EGYPT
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-Morocco -King Hassan II -Cancellation of US trip -Arab summit -Coup attempt -Repairs to Summer Palace -Dean G. Acheson Israel -Arab view -Arab Jews compared to European Jews -Moshe Dayan -Golda Meir -Sadats opinion of Dayan -Dayan Spain -Gen. Francisco Franco -Reaction to the PRC initiative -Health -Diplomatic reception -Cuban charge daffaires
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42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
SPAIN
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SPAIN
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-Franco
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43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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PORTUGAL Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 13 ******************************************************************************
Portugal -African colonies -Nixon administrations position -Public opinion -Compared to past administrations -The Presidents opinion African leaders -Mobutu -Role as post-colonial mediator -Humor -The Presidents opinion -Riverboat -Helicopter -Pilots -Agnews tour of the Congo River -Lifestyle -Popularity -Army -Draft of university students -Anti-communist -Wife -Relationship to the US -Visits -Residence -Gardens -Compared to the White House
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Staff -Taiwanese -Chiang Kai-shek -Jomo Kenyatta -Agnews opinion -Presentation of monkey cloak -[Unintelligible name] Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) PRC initiative -Background briefing for Agnew -Kissinger -Rogers, the President, Agnew -Dissemination -Papers -Rogers conversation with Agnew UN membership issue -Rogers responsibility -John B. Connally -Japan, Australia -Taiwan, Republic of China [ROC] -Sustain membership -Security Council -PRC -Expulsion -Reaction -Taiwan -PRC -Handling -Timing -Television coverage -Presidents role -Rogers statement -Briefing paper -Kissinger -Taiwan -Security Council -US stance -Great Britain, Canada, Italy -Expulsion -US stance
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Possible statement -Probable questions -Handling -Order of appearance -Congress -J. William Fulbright, Dr. Thomas E. (Doc) Morgan -Kissingers briefing Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) -Agnew Canada -Mitchell Sharp -Conversation with Rogers -Pierre E. Trudeaus invitation to Aleksei N. Kosygin -Time of announcement -Invitation to the President -Timing of possible visit -Canadas general election -Public reaction -Political consequences -Timing -Postponement -Presidents visit
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Appearances -Canadas general election -US Presidential election -Schedule
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CANADA
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Agnews schedule Agnew and Rogers left at 4:07 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Schedule -Issues -Political -Nguyen Van Thieu -Strategy White House leaks
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:07 pm. Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:17 pm.
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CANADA
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48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
UN membership issue -Prospects -Handling -Rogers William F. Buckley, Jr. -H.R. (Bob) Haldeman -Kissinger's conversation -Stance of conservatives -The President -Fulbright -Administrations position -Forthcoming trip to Europe -Forthcoming meeting with the President or Kissinger -Conservative criticism -The PRC initiative
Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
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CANADA
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The Presidents schedule Ziegler entered at 4:17 pm. Federal Reserve Board -Vacancy -Speculation
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Connally Conservatives -Administrations reaction -PRC initiative The economy -Zieglers conversation with Connally -Balance of trade -Effect of wartime compared with peacetime economy -Howard Stein -Call to Kissinger -Stock market Agnew -Trip -Scalis role -Briefing of Rogers, the President -Knowledge of the PRC initiative Ziegler left at 4:18 pm. Stein -Federal Reserve Board -Burns Dinner -Atlantic Oil, Westinghouse, North American Insurance -McGeorge Bundy -Presidents leadership Foreign policy -New York Post -Vietnam negotiations -Le Duc Tho's schedule -The PRC -Agnew briefing -Comparison to Rogers briefing -Kissinger's negotiations -Chou En-lai -Negotiations
Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Joseph S. Farland and a White House photographer entered at 4:21 pm. Pleasantries Farlands schedule -Pakistan -Letter Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) The White House photographer left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm. The PRC initiative -Farland's role Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 4:21 pm. -Kissinger -Rogers -Agha Hilaly -The State Department -Vietnam negotiations -Announcement -Voice of America [VOA] -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan Pakistan-Indian relations -Public opinion -Kenneth B. Keating -Farland -PRC initiative Congress -Farland's conversation with Charles H. Percy -State Department luncheon Francis L. (Fred) Kellog -Testimony Haldeman left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm. Congress -Testimony -[Unintelligible Name]
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Briefing -Charles [Unintelligible Surname]
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Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
INDIA-PAKISTAN
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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 17 ****************************************************************************** Farland -Loyalty -State Department -Ambassador to Pakistan -Tenure
Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
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-Abner (?) -Kissinger -Possible future post -Japan -Language skill -Europe -Romania -Conversation with the Ambassador from Thailand -Importance of ambassadorial post to Thailand -Possible future post -Vienna -Bangkok, Japan, Romania -Handling of future ambassadorial appointments The PRC initiative -Farlands role -Pakistan
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Yahya Khan -Potential effect -Liberal reaction -Chou En-lai -US foreign policy -The Soviet Union -Vietnam -The PRC's position in the World Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.) -The Soviet Union -Japan -Soviet Union -Arms control -Taiwan -Chiang Kai-shek -UN membership issue -Great Britain, Canada, Italy -Reaction from the right -US Congress -Otto E. Passman, William J. (Jack) Edwards -Human Events, National Review -Public reaction -American Legion -The President's role -Democrats -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie -John N. Mitchells comments to Farland Pakistan -Farland's return -Conversation with Kissinger -Letter -Handling of departure from post -Yahya Khan
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54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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-Tenure -Conversation with Kissinger -George D. Aiken's conversation with Farland Farland left at 4:54 pm.
Conv. No. 549-25 (cont.)
Conversation No. 549-26 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 4:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:48 pm.