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Date: 
Jul 29, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 551-1 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 8:55 am - 10:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (Bob) Haldeman. Current news items -Arthur F. Burns -Relations with the White House -Possible action on the Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Handling of story Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:55 am. Notes, refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:05 am. Economic issues -John B. Connally -FRB -Burns salary -Possible expansion -Possible transfer -Reorganization -Compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt -Attempt at packing Supreme Court -George P. Shultz -Response [Pause] Lockheed Corporation -Situation -Vote Personnel staffing -Constance M. (Connie) Stuart -Thelma C. (Ryan) (Pat) Nixons opinion
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Julie Robinson -Job action -United States Information Agency [USIA] -Haldeman's role -Handling [Pause] Economic news -Leading indicators -Earnings Schedule -Florida -Rose Mary Woods -Number of visits -Trip invitations Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:55 am. Notes Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:05 am. -Forthcoming trip to Canton, Ohio, July 30-31, 1971 -Woods -John A. Scali -High school reunion -Woods -Reaction to invitation -The President's schedule after Ohio stop -California -Bohemian Grove -Florida -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -Handling of staff visits -Guests -Roger E. Johnson Burns -Handling of situation -FRB
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Shultz Connally -Congress -Shultz Budget -1971, 1972, 1973 -Deficits -Estimates -Haldeman's conversation with Shultz The President's schedule, July 29, 1971 -Meeting request -Murray M. Chotiner -Timing -Possible subject of meeting -F. Donald Nixon -Robert C. Hill -Henry A. Kissinger Connally -Follow-up Spiro T. Agnew -Memorandum -Timing of action -Robert H. Finch -Ronald W. Reagan Conservatives -Barry M. Goldwater -Reagan -Compared to handling of Burns story -John N. Mitchell's conversation with J. Daniel Mahoney -Use of name on conservatives' foreign policy statement Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:55 am. John G. Tower Bull left at an unknown time before 9:05 am.
Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conservatives -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Human Events An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 8:55 am. Schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:05 am. Conservatives -Mahoney -Mitchell -James L. Buckley -Stance -Effect of action compared with liberals -Press coverage -Ripon society -Young Americans for Freedom [YAF] -Conservative Union -National Review -Human Events The press -The Washington Post -Charles W. Colson -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Frank Stanton -Colson's contacts -Coverage of July 28, 1971 congressional ceremony Tower, Mitchell, Elliot L. Richardson, and Clark MacGregor entered at 9:05 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Schedule Lockheed Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Mitchell's European trip -Switzerland -Treaty -Bank accounts -Great Britain -Prime Minister Congress -Lockheed vote -Airbus -Legislation -Department of the Treasury -Small Business Administration [SBA] -Emergency loan provisions -House of Representatives -Action -Towers conversation with H. Allen Smith -Cloture vote -Status -Michael J. (Mike) Mansfield Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
Busing -Political implications -Southern states -George C. Wallace -Department of Health Education and Welfare [HEW] -Plan -Racial balance -Extent of government action -Swan case -Decision -Lower court action -George W. Romney -Housing -Racial integration -Housing and Urban Development [HUD] guidelines -Public attitudes -Memorandum Integration -Business community
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Busing -Court appeal -Hispanics -Curtis Graves -Dallas -Texas state legislature -Austin Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.) -Situation -Visitation versus desegregation -Application -Elliot Richardson -Political implications -HEW -Federal government role -Swan case -Comparison with Judge Roberts [?] -Austin case -Role of the Department of Justice [DOJ] -April decision on Swan case -Charlotte-Mecklenberg case -Legal status -Executive branch role -Political implications -Charlotte-Mecklenberg case -Southern districts -Supreme Court decision -Austin decision -Future court action -Effects on school boards -Austin plan -Scope -Desegregation -HEWs role -Visitation -Frequency -Political effect -Presidential election -Towers re-election -DOJ, HEW roles and positions -Clarification of Supreme Court decision
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Requirements -Timing -Texas -Brown vs. the Board of Education decision -Southern states -Presidential popularity -Wallace -Polls Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.) -Strom Thurmond -William E. Brock, III -William J. (Jack) Edwards -HUD -Operation Dixie -School integration -Compared to the North -De jure segregation -Court cases -Administrative discretion -Romney -Short term versus long term considerations -Statements -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Mobile and Birmingham, Alabama -Situation on litigation and overturning decisions -Austin case -Timing -1972 -Possible appeal -Swan compliance -DOJ attitude towards HEW plan -Swan case compliance -View of HEW -Areas of concentrated black population -Supreme Court -Non-contiguous zoning for busing -Austin case -White flight -Re-segregation -Edward L. Morgan -Busing plans -Reaction
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Charlotte-Mecklenburg -Civil War -Presidents view -Political impact of issue -Jack Edwards -Brown decision -Government posture -HEW plan -DOJ handling -HEW plan -Compliance with Swan decision -Effect -Perception of administration -Editorials -Minister -Southern States -Separate but equal schools -School board proposals -Jackson, Mississippi -Clarke T. Reed -Charlotte, North Carolina -Political exploitation -Wallace -Mitchell, Tower, Richard C. Van Dusen -Richmond, Virginia -School district mergers -Legality -Abraham A. Ribicoff plan -Southern blacks -Busing -Principles -People's approach to communities -Chicago -Poles -Charles H. Percy -Italians -Catholics, Protestants -Vocational training -Moral position, judicial position Congressional action
Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Lockheed Small Business Administration loans -Thomas S. Kleppe's work -David Packard -Melvin R. Laird Tower, Richardson, and MacGregor left at 10:04 am. The President's schedule -William D. Eberle Busing -Austin situation -NAACP -Involvement -Justice Department -Monitoring court cases via transcripts The U.S. initiative towards the People's Republic of China [PRC] Schedule -Eberle Eberle, Peter G. Peterson and Frederic V. Malek entered at 10:06 am. Greetings Mitchell left at 10:08 am. Special Trade Representative -Perceptions -Responsibilities, mission -Trade issues -Other countries -Perception of US commitment -Economic negotiation -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] comparison -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -State Department -High level meeting -London Times Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Commitments -David M. Kennedy -Budget memorandum -Shultz -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Perceptions -International negotiation -Status of missions -Timing of action -1972 election
Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.)
International economic relations -Europe, Japan -Singapore -Negotiation -Japan, the European Economic Community [Common Market] -Foreign, domestic policy -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Toilet paper -Canada -Political factors -Labor unions -Business -Interests -U.S. stance -Kennedy's mission -Congressional support -Supersonic transport [SST] and aviation industry -The President's conversation with William M. Magruder -Lockheed -Rolls-Royce -McDonnell-Douglas -Production abroad -US stance -Anti-trust situation -Richard W. McLaren Special Trade Representative -Focus -Representative -Trade policy -Location
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Eberle's position -Relations with Peterson -Access to the President -Presidential assignment -State Department, Commerce Department, Treasury Department -Eberle's conversation with Connally -Japan -Undervalued yen Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.) -State Department -William P. Rogers -CEA -Treasury Department -Connally -Maurice H. Stans, James D. Hodgson -Clifford M. Hardin -Connally, Peterson -Executive departments -Focus -Commerce, Labor, Agriculture -Comparison to the President, Connally, Peterson -Handling of recommendations -Option papers for the President -Focus of Office of Special Trade Representative [OSTR] -Public announcement of change -Background press briefing -Commitment Eberle -Home -Location -Mrs. Eberle -Background OSTR -Timing of appointment -Connally meeting -Carl J. Gilbert -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] background check -Number of applicants -OECD -Coordination -Meetings
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Negotiation Eberle -Move to Washington Eberle et al. left at 10:26 am. Conv. No. 551-1 (cont.) Conversation No. 551-2 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:26 am and 10:37 am Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez met with an unknown person..
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Sanchez and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:37 am.
Conversation No. 551-3 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 10:37 am - 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Length of meeting -Ronald L. Ziegler -Murray M. Chotiner -Alexander P. Butterfield -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson Ziegler entered at 10:37 am. The President's schedule -Chotiner meeting Bull left at 10:37 am. Arthur F. Burns -Guidance on handling story on Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Ziegler's call to John B. Connally -FRB -Burns responsibilities -1947 Act -Wording, meaning of press statement -Perceptions Economy -News stories -George P. Shultz -Connally Chotiner entered at 10:43 am. Economic news stories Ziegler left at 10:43 am. Spiro T. Agnew -Conversation with Chotiner in Madrid, Spain -Notes -Status of events -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -US initiative -Domestic issues -John D. Ehrlichman
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Seattle, Washington -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Handling -Agnew's role -Ehrlichman's role -Treatment by White House staff -Role in administration -Instructions on comment on Presidential announcement Conv. No. 551-3 (cont.) -PRC initiative -Henry A. Kissinger -John A. Scali -Role in news story -Trips abroad -Agnew's preferences -Greece -Peking, Taiwan -PRC initiative -Need for secrecy -Agnew's reaction -Second term -Options -Robert C. Hill -Nicholas Thimmesch -J. Edgar Hoover, Harry A. Blackmun, Agnew -Perceptions -Perception of treatment by the President -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Richard M. Nixon as Vice President -Agnew's state of mind -Hill -Dinner during trip to Spain -Hill -Generalissimo Francisco Franco -Prince Juan Carlos -Role -Toast -Reaction -Staff advice -Agnew's conversation with Hill -Comments about Bryce N. Harlow -Trip -Korea
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chotiners conversation with Harlow -Hugh Scott -Agnews trip -Vice Presidency -Agnew's state of mind -Effect -World trip -Press coverage -Events attended -Staff -Comparison to Nixon's Vice Presidential trip -Arrival ceremonies -Latin America -Dwight D. Eisenhower -William P. Rogers -Agnews handling of World trip -Meetings -Africa -Cannibals -Comments -Public appeal -Attitude towards the press -Loyalty -Press relations -Relations with the White House -Ehrlichman -Scali -The President's July 28, 1971 meeting -Possible action -Second term -State of mind -Arrival ceremony -Rogers -Chotiner's coordination with John N. Mitchell -Contact -Handling of problem Chotiner -Office -Staff -Transportation
Conv. No. 551-3 (cont.)
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-H.R. (Bob) Haldeman Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:43 am. Schedule -Congressman Bull left at an unknown time before 11:05 am. Chotiner -Transportation Agnew -Privileges -State of mind -Trip request to Peking -Reason for denial -Taiwan Bull entered at an unknown time before 11:05 am. Schedule -Congressmen Chotiner left at 11:05 am. Schedule -Length of meeting Bull left at 11:05 am. Conv. No. 551-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 551-4 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 11:05 am - 11:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles M. Teague, Olin E. (Tiger) Teague, George P. Shultz, Donald
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
E. Johnson, and Clark MacGregor; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings General conversation -Busing Conv. No. 551-3 (cont.) Veterans -World War I -Age of average veteran -The American Legion -1946 recollection -Louis Johnson -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Former Commander -Wife -Reminiscences -American Legion -Nixon's term as Congressman -Glenn R. Davis -Chowder and Marching Club -Donald Jackson, Davis -Kennedy half-dollar -[Unknown name] -Constituency -Issues -Shultz, MacGregor -Donald Johnson -Vietnam War -Education benefits -Pension compensation -Increase -Veterans Administration [VA] hospitals -Prescott, Arizona -New York Hospital -Prescott, Arizona -Renovation -Staff-patient ratio -Quality of care -Revenue Control Act of 1968 -Number, location
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Fort Worth hospital -Funding -Distribution -Staffing -New facilities -Renovation of existing facilities -Southern California -Staffing Conv. No. 551-4 (cont.) -H. R. 37 -The Bronx -Service-connected health problems -Vietnam veterans -Non-service-related health problems -Number -Effect on patient load -World War I, World War II, Vietnam veterans -Projections -Hospital program -Long term outlook -Action -Personnel -Perception of treatment -Pentagon Papers case -Vietnam-era servicemen -Perceptions -Drug abuse -Compared to anti-war protesters -US military presence abroad -Public attitude -Vietnam veterans compared to World War II veterans -Proposed treatment -Jobs program -Health care -Long term program -World War II veterans -Vietnam veterans -Public attitude -The Presidents conversation with [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Budget considerations -Health care -Projections
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-World War I, World War II, Vietnam veterans -Study -Facilities -VAs role -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Elliot L. Richardson -Dr. Merlin K. Duval Conv. No. 551-4 (cont.) -Coordination -Loan program -Direct loans -Legislation pending -Facilities -Drug abuse issue -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -VA -Coordination of effort -Jaffe's role -Facilities -Building of new facilities -Use of existing facilities -Outpatient services -Drug abuse -Heroin -Methadone program -Statistics on addiction -Jaffe's study -Treatment -Development of new methods of treatment -Benefit to others -General application -Fort Worth facility -Coordination -Jaffe, DuVal -Drug abuse treatment -Arizona facility -DuVal -Vietnam, West Germany -Re-entry of Vietnam veterans into labor market -Former meeting with Shultz, James D. Hodgson -Compared to World War II, Korean War -Education
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vietnam War -Current situation -Re-entry of veterans into civilian life -Southern California program -Forthcoming settlement of war -Congress -Teague -Henry M. (Scoop) Jackson Gifts Charles M. Teague et al. left at 11:48 am.
Conv. No. 551-4 (cont.)
Conversation No. 551-5 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:48 am and 11:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Ambassador Agha Hilaly -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -John D. Ehrlichmans schedule Bull left at 11:50 am.
Conversation No. 551-6 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 11:50 am - 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Letter -Presidential correspondence [David] Kenneth Rush -Agreement -William P. Rogers -The President's role -Marshall Green -The State Department Agha Hilaly entered at 11:52 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings The US initiative towards the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Pakistan -Hilaly's role -Agha Muhammad Yahya Khans role -Confidentiality -The President, Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Presidents letter to Yahya Khan -The Pentagon Papers -Public perception, press -The President's July 28, 1971 meeting with John S. Farland -Gratitude -Perspective of history -Pakistani perspective -Handling -Relations with the PRC -Hilaly's experiences as Ambassador -Yahya Khan -Lyndon B. Johnson -Rogers -Presidents role -The PRC -Chou En-lai -Hilalys contact United Nations [UN]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-PRC membership issue -Timing of action -Secretary General elections -Albania -Secretary General elections -PRC -Max Jacobson -Arab reaction -Ancestry -Endalkachew Makonnen -Ethopia -Ethnicity
Conv. No. 551-6 (cont.)
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The PRC -The President's forthcoming trip -Union of Socialist Republics [USSR] reaction -Timing -Pakistani Ambassador to Canada
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INDIA-PAKISTAN
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Conversation No. 551-7 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:20 pm and 12:24 pm
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -George P. Shultz -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Distributive Education Clubs of America officers -Photograph -Presentation -Anderson -Size of forthcoming group -Presidential gifts Bull left at an unknown time before 12:24 pm.
Conv. No. 551-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 551-8 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 12:24 pm - 12:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Harold Williams, Rhoda Gill, Terry Pendleton, Dale Perrymore, Nora Bennett, Vickie Page, Timothy Renberg, Kirk White, Jerry Gilley, Deborah Wade, Jerry Gremillian, Jo Ann Cullen, Frances Rock, and Henry C. Cashen, II; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Introduction General conversation Plaque presentation Distributive Education Clubs of America -History -Work -Benefits
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Presidential gifts Music box Presidential gifts Blazer presentation Forthcoming meeting in Salt Lake City -Invitation Presidential pens -Bill signing -Distribution World peace Williams et al. left at 12:33 pm.
Conversation No. 551-9 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 12:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Ehrlichman -L. Edwin Coate -John C. Whitaker -George P. Shultz -Coate -Whitaker -Anderson Bull left.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 551-10 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 12:34 pm - 1:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman and L. Edwin Coate; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Coate -John C. Whitaker -New job -San Diego -Los Angeles Booksigning Presidential gifts San Diego -Republican National Convention Coate left at 12:36 pm. Anderson -Moderate conservative focus -Job status Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:36 pm. Schedule -Economic issues -George P. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm. The President's schedule
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Martin C. (Marty) Anderson entered at 12:37 pm. The Presidents schedule -Charles M. Teague, Olin E. (Tiger) Teague -Meeting with William D. Eberle -Role of international trade -Compared to 1950's Conv. No. 551-10 (cont.) -Soviet Union -Japan, Germany -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Trade barriers -Foreign competition -Import taxes -Combines -Aviation industry -Production of new McDonnell-Douglas aircraft -Canada -Italy -Compared to free trade economists -State Department position Domestic Council -Perception of Ehrlichman and his staff -Public attitude towards domestic issues -1972 election -Reprivatization, welfare -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Question of extension -Congressional action -Special revenue sharing -Symbolism -Perceived effect of budget cuts -Model Cities programs, Community Action Agency day care centers -The President's stance -Public perceptions 1973 budget -Review of Great Society programs -Cutbacks -Model Cities program -Community Action Agency
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Daniel P. (Pat) Moynihan -OEO -Symbolism of abolition -Education -Effect of funding -Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] -Defense contract Conv. No. 551-10 (cont.) -Attitude -Oklahoma -Columbia, Ivy League -Health -Programs -Compared to Kennedy administration -Transportation -John A. Volpe -Housing -George W. Romney -Interest rates -Integration -Effects -John G. Tower -July 29, 1971 meeting with the President -Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Clark MacGregor -Busing -Administration stance -Austin, Texas case -Re-evaluation of programs -Congressional action -Compared to administration stance -Tax reform -Anderson -Possible future role Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:37 pm. Presidents schedule -Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 1:00 pm.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
1973 Budget -Domestic Council -Anderson -Possible future role -Work, workload -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Federal agencies -HUD Conv. No. 551-10 (cont.) -OEO -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Empire building -Cutbacks -Tax proposals -Domestic programs -Day care centers -Reprivatization -Role of federal government -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Private contracts -1953 reminiscence of privately run center in Mexico Presentation of presidential paperweight Anderson -Possible future role -Mrs. Anderson -Role on White House staff -Perception Domestic Council -Issues -1973 budget -Possible future action -Family Assistance Program The Peoples Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Conservatives reaction -Soviet Unions reaction -Pakistans view -The President's July 29, 1971 meeting with Pakistan Ambassador [Agha Hilaly] -Hilalys role
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chou En-lai Mr. and Mrs. Anderson -Possible return to the White House staff Ehrlichman and Anderson left at 1:00 pm. Conv. No. 551-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 551-11 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: 1:01 pm - 1:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz. The President's July 29, 1971 schedule -Congressmen -Ambassadors -Distributive Education Clubs of America [DECA] -John G. Tower, William D. Eberle, Martin C. (Marty) Anderson -Amount of time Economy -John D. Ehrlichman -Announcements -Leading indicators -Reason for decrease -Previous month's housing permits -Industrial materials prices -Indicator of expansion -July 28, 1971 event with Republican leaders -Dwight D. Eisenhower analogy -Carl B. Albert -Health -George H. Mahon Steel industry -Offer -I[lorwith] W. Abel
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Cost-of-living escalation issue -J. Curtis Counts -Possible action by Shultz -Strike prospects -Steel strike deadline -Momentum -Management offer -Wage offer -Administration's option
Conv. No. 551-11 (cont.)
Economy -Statistics -Inflation -Recent trends -1968, 1970, 1971 -Gross National Product [GNP] and Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Arthur F. Burns comments -Progress -Shultz's conversation with Republican Senators -Options on wages and prices Railroad industry -Willie J. Usery's trip to Cleveland -Meeting with Charles Luna -Prospects of negotiated settlement -Possible meeting of the President and railroad management and labor leaders -Format -Postal Service meeting precedent -Option -Legislation -Emergency Board recommendations -Commerce Department -Luna's comments about Congress -Work-rules issue -Administration stance -Precedent -Management Airline industry -Legislative action
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Automobile industry -Profits -General Motors [GM] Productivity Commission -Scheduled meeting -Possible statement by the President -Time magazine article -Effectiveness of commissions -Budget
Conv. No. 551-11 (cont.)
International monetary issues -Treasury Department proposals -Cessation of gold convertibility -Dollar exchange rate float -Wage-price controls -Options -The President's conversation with John B. Connally -Peter G. Peterson -Timing of possible action -September, August -Forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting -Options -Treasury, Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Presidential action -Paul A. Volcker The economy -Wage and price freeze -Presidents conversation with Connally -Timing -Effect -Implementation separately or as part of package -Export rebates -Import tax -Peterson -Gold convertibility -Paul W. McCracken -Dollar float -Impact on jobs -Political effect
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Action options -Connally, McCracken, Volcker, Peterson -Volcker -Recommendations -Viewpoint -Burns -Congressional action -Volcker -Judgment -GNP -Second quarter figures -Retail sales figures -Unemployment figures -Wholesale price index -International issues -Sensitivity -Gold convertibility -Paperwork -Unemployment -June 1971 figures -Unadjusted figures -January 1970, May 1971, June 1971 -Seasonal adjustment -Unadjusted figures -Method of compilation -Comments -Pierre Rinfret -Economic trends -Rinfret's forecast -McCrackens presentation -Alan Greenspan Budget -Defense Department -Coordination -Henry A. Kissinger -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Role -Kissinger -Defense Department staffing, funding and management -Navy
Conv. No. 551-11 (cont.)
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Air Force -Army -Post-1972 election action -Intelligence agencies -Caspar W. (Cap) Weinberger -Kissinger -Attitude Conv. No. 551-11 (cont.) -Staff -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Defense Intelligence Agency [DIA] -Forthcoming meeting request -General budget -Cuts -Balanced budget -Government workers -Increase in average salary (grade) levels -Effect of cuts of federal agencies -Personnel costs -Minority business enterprises -Work with Maurice H. Stans -Handling -Timing -Supplementals -Fiscal year 1972 -Amount of income -Confidence of the public in the economy -Businessmen -Appropriations bills -Commerce Department -Agriculture Department -Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] Department -President's budget goals compared to Congressional action -Shift of defense appropriation -Congressional responsibility for budget increases -Revenue sharing versus responsible budgeting The President and Shultz left at 1:48 pm.
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Conversation No. 551-12 Date: July 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 1:50 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men (Secret Service) entered. Conv. No. 551-11 (cont.) The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 1:50 pm.