550

Date: 
Jul 28, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 550-1 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 4:58 pm - 5:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman ; this recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress. The President's schedule -William D. Eberle -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -John S. Davies -"Early Bird" group -Leslie C. Arends -Murray M. Chotiner -Request for meeting -Return from European trip -Purpose -Timing of return from trip -Purpose -F. Donald Nixon -Israel -American Jewish community -Campaign contributions -Ambassadors -Robert C. Hill -William P. Rogers -White House activities -Law firm -John N. Mitchell -Intelligence reports Staff changes -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Finch -Possible job as head of the Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Staffing and responsibilities -Peter M. Flanigan
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-Darrell M. Trent -Rumsfeld -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] post -White House post -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] post -Frank Dale -Possible Ambassadorial post in Latin America -Haldeman's forthcoming conversations with Finch and Rumsfeld -OEP job -Compared to Departments of Defense, State, Treasury, Justice The President's schedule -Forthcoming visit to Canton, Ohio, July 30-31, 1971 -Pro Football Hall of Fame induction events -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] coverage Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:58 pm. -Chotiner Bull left at an unknown time before 5:16 pm. -Pro Football Hall of Fame -Frank Gifford interview with the President, July 31, 1971 -Chotiner -Transportation Pro Football Hall of Fame event Arthur F. Burns -Effect of story -Ronald L. Ziegler -Reorganization of the Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Effect of comments -George P. Shultz -Conversation with Alan Greenspan -Proposed statement -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Request for meeting -Handling
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Rudolph A. Peterson -Haldeman's conversation with John B. Connally -Possible job appointment Stock market -Report -Effect of news stories Conv. No. 550-1 (cont.) Conservatives -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Call to Henry A. Kissinger -Mitchell's forthcoming call to J. Daniel Mahoney -Comments about the administration's policies -Effect -Congress -The public -National Review and Human Events magazines constituency -Mahoney -Mitchells forthcoming call -Buckley -Schedule
Schedule -"Early Bird" group -Mitchell, Clark MacGregor -Prisoner of War [POW] group presentation -Catholic War veterans -"Early Bird" group -Size Haldeman left at 5:16 pm.
Conversation No. 550-2 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 5:16 pm Location: Oval Office
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Schedule -John S. Davies Haldeman left at 5:16 pm. Conv. No. 550-1 (cont.) Conversation No. 550-3 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: 5:16 pm - 6:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Elliot L. Richardson -Veterans legislation -Goals meeting -Welfare -The President's forthcoming conversation with Ronald W. Reagan -Timing -Early Bird group -Size -Purpose of event -John N. Mitchell -Clark MacGregor and William E. Timmons -Leslie C. Arends -Timing -Karl E. Mundt, Arends, William G. Bray, Joel T. Broyhill, Ancher Nelsen, Donald L. Jackson -Richardson meeting -John D. Ehrlichman -California trip -Reagan -Meeting with the President -Henry A. Kissinger Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:18 pm.
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-"Early Bird" Group -Arends attendance at reception -Stephen B. Bull Butterfield left at 5:20 pm. -Richardson -Catholic war veterans group -Size Butterfield entered at 5:24 pm. -Arends -Postponement of reception -Rescheduling Butterfield left at 5:28 pm. -July 29, 1971 meeting with Sen. John G. Tower and Mitchell -Purpose of meeting -July 29, 1971 meetings -William D. Eberle -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Ehrlichman -Catholic War Veterans Spiro T. Agnew -Memorandum -News story -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Possible White House source for story -Relations with Robert H. Finch -Meeting with the President, William P. Rogers, Kissinger -Trip to Africa and Asia -Golf -Compared to the President's handling of trips Conservatives -Patrick J. Buchanans role
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
White House staff -MacGregor, Finch, Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan Congress -Arends, Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield -Rogers The President's schedule -Morning schedule, July 29, 1971 -Tower, Mitchell Mitchell -Trip to Switzerland -Swiss Banks -Accounts -Trip to Great Britain -Meetings with foreign officials -Elizabeth II [Elizabeth, Queen of England] -[James] Harold Wilson -Switzerland White House staff -Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Rumsfeld -Possible post -White House staff -Diplomatic assignment -Foreign travel Foreign travel by the President -Unknown place -Reception Steel industry [The President talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 5:28 pm and 5:39 pm] [Conversation No. 550-3A] The President's schedule -Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
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-Mitchell, Tower Steel industry -Status of labor negotiations [End of telephone conversation] [Pause] [The President talked with the White House operator at 5:39 pm] [Conversation No. 550-3B] [See Conversation No. 7-18] [End of telephone conversation] Ehrlichman entered at an 5:39 pm. Welfare legislation -Status in Congress -The President's forthcoming meeting with Reagan -Ehrlichman's conversation with Richardson -Nelson A. Rockefeller The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Rockefeller -New York trip -John A. Volpe -Trip report Department of Transportation -Volpe -Work -Requested policy work [The President talked with Connally between 5:41 pm and 5:43 pm] [Conversation No. 550-3C] [See Conversation No. 7-19] Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
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[End of telephone conversation] Shultz entered at 5:44 pm. Schedule -Meeting Labor disputes -Railroads -Willie J. Usery, Jr. -Proposed meeting with Charles Luna Pentagon Papers Labor disputes -Railroads -James D. Hodgson -West Coast longshoremen -J. Curtis Counts -Meeting with Reagan, Tom McCall, Daniel J. Evans -Steel industry -Lack of progress -Evans meeting with Shultz Arthur F. Burns -The President's conversation with Connally -Meeting request -Previous meeting with the President -Burns stance -Ronald L. Ziegler's press comment Economy -1971, 1972 forecasts -Stock market -Profit statements -International economic situation -Effect on business community -Sales -Machine tools -Paul A. Volcker's view -Release of statistics Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Budget figures -Balance of payments -Retail sales -International debt Schedule Shultz left at 5:51 pm. Schedule -Shultz -Interruption of meetings Connally -Forthcoming Newsweek cover story -Compared to Agnew Economy -International economic news -Timing -July-August comparison -Steel -Budget -U.S. situation -Public attitude -Sales figures -Advertising -Balance of payments Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:51 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:00 pm. The Presidents schedule -Shultz -Proposed telephone call -Ehrlichman -Bull -Schedule Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
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Ehrlichman left at 6:00 pm. The President's schedule -Shultz's interrupted meeting -Connally -Call to Rockefeller -New York businessmen Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.) -Appropriations Committee -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Forthcoming American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] interview -Football questions -Vince Lombardi -Speech preparation -Length -Outdoor settings for speeches Meeting -Schedule decision -Effect of Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative on the President's image Agnew -Memorandum to the President -White House news source -Haldeman -Perceptions -News story source -Finch -Haldeman -Bryce N. Harlow -Leonard Garment -PRC initiative -Moynihan [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:00 pm and 6:04 pm] [Conversation No. 550-3D] [See Conversation No. 7-20]
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[End of telephone conversation] Agnew -White House staff -Moynihan -Kissinger The President's July 29, 1971 schedule -Shultz -Time of meetings Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
[The President and Haldeman talked with Rogers between 6:04 pm and 6:19 pm] [Conversation No. 550-3E] [See Conversation No. 7-21; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation]
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The President and Haldeman left at 6:21 pm.
Conversation No. 550-4 Date: July 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:21 pm and 6:40 pm Location: Oval Office
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Unknown men (Secret Service) entered.
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Conv. No. 550-3 (cont.)
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This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 6:40 pm.