553

Date: 
Aug 02, 1971 - Aug 04, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 553-1 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:35 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 3s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:20 am.
Conversation No. 553-2 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:35 am and 9:20 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Request for someone to come to Oval Office
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 553-3 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:20 am - 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. US Foreign Policy -People's Republic of China [PRC] -United Nations [UN] representation -Kissinger's talk with William P. Rogers -Announcement -Taiwan, Republic of China -Response -Marshall Green's memorandum -PRC United Nations [UN] membership -Chiang Kai-shek -Green -Proposed letter to Taiwan -Rogers -Aide memoirs -US statement -US letter to Taiwan -Policy -Taiwan’s view -Probable UN vote count -PRC -Taiwan -UN Security Council -PRC -Green -Majority vote -Taiwan -PRC -Green -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -PRC propaganda -US press
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-3 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 59s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** -Announcement -Forthcoming trip by President to PRC -Democrats -Sequence of events -Timing -Tricia Nixon Cox -Warsaw -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston's article -Chou En-lai's comments to Kissinger -Possible press conference by President -Conditions for trip -Kissinger's forthcoming trip -Communique -Le Duc Tho Vietnam War -Le Duc Tho -Possible meeting with Kissinger -Possible US action -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -Negotiations
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-3 (cont.)
US press -Views -President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Soviet Union -President -PRC visit -Henry Brandon -Reston -President -Vietnam -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] Vietnam -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Talks with Maurice Schumann -Meeting with Kissinger -Defensiveness -Nguyen Van Thieu PRC -US announcement -Possible reaction -Impact on PRC trip -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -Press -US announcement -Impact on PRC trip -William F. (“Billy”) Graham's call to Kissinger -Graham's Father-in-law -Howard Pugh [?] -Forthcoming briefing by Kissinger -Participants -Conservatives -Graham, Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis, Jeff Hart (?), William S. White -Conservatives -UN admission for PRC -White -William F. Buckley
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-3 (cont.)
An unknown person entered at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 9:42 am. Unknown activity The unknown person left at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 9:42 am. -Taiwan -Peking -Hard line -Consequences -Position on defense spending -Buckley -Michael J. Mansfield -Anti-ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Spending cuts -Buckley -Kissinger's talk -Liberals -Soviet Union -Congress -Defense budget -Melvin R. Laird -View of Ronald W. Reagan and Barry M. Goldwater -Kissinger's forthcoming talk with White -Cambodia -Laos -ABM -Jordan -Brandon book on foreign policy -Administration response -Jordan -Kissinger’s forthcoming briefing -SALT -PRC -Vietnam War -Analogy to Korean War -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Threat -News -PRC -Hanoi
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-3 (cont.)
Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with PRC -Issues -Renunciation of force -Appointment of special emissary The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:20 am and 9:42 am. [Conversation No. 553-3A] [See Conversation No. 7-41] [End of telephone conversation] PRC Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with PRC -Special emissary David K.E. Bruce The President talked with Shultz between 9:42 am and 9:45 am. [Conversation No. 553-3B] [See Conversation No. 7-42] [End of telephone conversation] US foreign policy -Issues -PRC -SALT -Berlin -Middle East -Refugees -Pakistan -India -"The Beatles" fundraising efforts -India -US economic aid -Refugees
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-3 (cont.)
-Pakistan -US food aid -Distribution -UN -Experts -Maurice J. Williams -India -President's talk with Rogers -Kenneth B. Keating -PRC -Possible conflict with India -East Bengal -Possible status -Autonomy -Timing -India -Famine -Refugees -Relationship to peace -India -Possible military action -US aid -State department -Joseph J. Sisco -Philip H. Trezise -PRC trip Conference, August 4, 1971 -India and Pakistan -PRC -India and Pakistan Kissinger left at 9:50 am.
Conversation No. 553-4 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:55 am
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -Gerald L. Warren Bull left at an unknown time before 9:55 am.
Conversation No. 553-5 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:55 am - 9:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Gerald L. Warren. Forthcoming press conference -George Shultz -Steel strike -Announcement -Apollo lift-off -President’s viewing -Executive Office Building [EOB] -President’s view -National economy -Steel strike -Shultz, John B. Connally briefing Warren left at 9:56 am. Conversation No. 553-6 Date: August 2, 1971 Time: 9:58 am - 2:05 pm
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz. National economy -Steel and rail strikes -Statements to press -Gerald L. Warren -Shultz -James D. Hodgson -Hardships -Congress Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:58 am. John B. Connally's location Bull left at an unknown time before 10:00 am. National economy -Steel and rail strikes -Possible statement -Congress -Hardships Connally entered at 10:00 am. National economy -Strikes -Steel strike settlement -Aluminum can industry -Bargaining -Companies’ position -Wage difference -Administration position -Announcement -Productivity commission -Issues -Absenteeism -General Motors Corporation [GMC] -Rail -Possible settlement
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Back-to-work settlement -Timing -Statement -Congress -Inter-divisional runs -Hodgson's suggested attitude -Hard-line -Unions -Impact on nation -Administration proposal -Congressional inaction -Congressional inaction -Hardship -Congress -Productivity -Unions -Demands -Wages -Radio carriers -Administration position -Hodgson -Negotiations -Intended action -Steel companies -Inventories -Effect on country -Longshoremen -Effect on economy -Inflation -Connally's view -Psychological effect -Rail -Settlement -Back-to-work announcement -Timing -Steel -Company inventories -Psychological impact -Rail strike -Hodgson -Settlement efforts
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Willie J. Usery, Jr., J. Curtis Counts, Hodgson, Jack Ellston, Benjamin F. Biaggini -President's proposed calls -Steel settlement -Announcement -Arthur F. Burns -Shultz’s forthcoming call -Wage difference -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Burns -Attitude -Committee to study finances -Burns -Visit to Bohemian Grove -Peter M. Flanigan -Longshoremen -Views on productivity -Informing about rail settlement and steel strike -Steel settlement -I[lworth] W[ilbur] Abel's views -Counts -Administration’s efforts -Counts -Steel companies -Companies -Management -Benjamin F. Fairless -Industry attitude -US steel -Burns -Growth -Incomes policy -Administration program -Steel strike settlement -Rail strike -President's views -Need for visibility -President's talk with John S. (“Jack”) Knight -Office of Price Administration [OPA] -Industries -Steel and automobiles
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Selectivity -Non-competitive industries -Construction -Symbolism -Steel and rail strikes -Administration action -Banks -Publicity -Flanigan -Lyndon B. Johnson -Meetings on economy -Fish Room -[Forename unknown] Johnson -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Airlines -Railroads -Steel -Oil -Railroads -Automobile -Construction -Railroad strike settlement -Inter-divisional runs -Mileage limitations -Press briefing -Presentation of President's position -Hodgson -Shultz’s forthcoming call -Warren -Hodgson -President’s view -Inflation -Hodgson -Time's forthcoming cover story -Request to see Shultz -Presentation of administration position -Burns -Budget -Effect on Life, Fortune
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
International economy -Possible administration actions -Possible meetings -Shultz, Connally -Connally, Burns -Quadriad -Peter G. Peterson, Paul A. Volcker Shultz left at 10:28 am. -Shultz -Keeping informed -International problems -Convertibility -Need to stop -Floating the dollar -Germany -Canada -Increasing price of gold -Burns -Need for parallel domestic action -Inflation -Incomes policy -Balance of payments -Trade -Political value -Convertibility -Floating the dollar -Reserve currency -Order -Spending ceiling -Congress -Revenue sharing -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Fiscal responsibility -10% import tax -Investment tax credit -Congressional action -Automobile excise tax -Wage and price freeze -Duration
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Effect on economy -Summary -Stimulation -Political affects -President’s awareness of problems -President’s willingness to take action -International problems -Effect -Duration -Connally's meeting with vice president of Dow Chemical -European Finance Ministers meeting -World Bank and International Monetary Fund [IMF] meetings -Timing -Strategy -US policies -Press -Dollar -Prognosis -November 1972 -Reserve losses -Anticipation of events -Shultz -Convertibility -Floating dollar -HR 1 -Revenue sharing -Political effect -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Wilbur D. Mills -Budget -Defense -HR 1 -Points -Reform -Employment -Experimentation -Political appeal -Change of position -Wage and price freeze -Government -Personal reductions
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Salary freeze -Department spending cut -HR 1 -Deferment -Revenue sharing -Lobby -Wage and price freeze -Incomes policy -Wage and price freeze -Timing -Wage and Price Board -Effectiveness -Analogy to labor negotiations -Political effect -Economical effect -Financial community -Effectiveness -Psychology -Enforcement -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Import tax -Investment tax credit legislation -Chance of passage -Import tax -Chance of passage -Payment for investment tax credit -Reactions of US business community -Depreciation -Jobs -Spending -Effect of parallel domestic and international action -Import tax -Japan -Yen -Exchange rate -Import tax -Europe -Temporary -Timing -Congress -Recess
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Labor Day -International meeting -Need for action -President's possible meeting with bipartisan leaders -Beginning of new session -Steel strike settlement -Recess period -Committees involved -Ways and Means -Appropriations -Finance -Recess -President's advisors -Reactions -Peterson -Paul W. McCracken -Shultz -Burns -Forthcoming reports -Loss of actions -Balance of payments -Consultation with foreign governments -France -Valery Giscard D'estaing -Dollars -Britain -Germany -Japan -Connally's call to Henry A. Kissinger -Contact with William P. Rogers -State Department -President's relations with foreign leaders -Georges J.R. Pompidou, Willy Brandt, Edward R.G. Heath -Kissinger's involvement -Jordan -Berlin -Connally's use of Kissinger's assistance -Possible problem -Gold -Connally's contacts with Finance Ministers -Burns’s contacts with central bankers
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Timing -Finance ministers -Connally -Economic advisors -Burns -FRB -Reorganization -Volcker -Conversation with Connally -Volcker -Shultz -Herbert G. Klein -Proposed meeting with Connally -Confidentiality -Recommendations -Meeting with the President -Quadriad meeting -Timing -Quadriad meeting -President's schedule -Timing -Effects of delay -Possible international crisis -Risks -Foreign government action -Leaks -Possible leaks -Burns -FRB -Klein’s office -Anticipated press reaction -Business -Investment tax credit -Excise tax -Press -Public reaction -Possible foreign action -Gold -Swiss -Dutch -Belgians
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Germans -British -French -Domestic impact -Significance -Compared to People's Republic of China [PRC] announcement -Wage and price freeze -Defense of dollar -Deutschemark [DM] crisis -Closing of gold window -Import tax -Investment tax credit -Business reaction -Labor -Automobile excise tax -Import tax -Effect -Quotas -Investment tax credit -Political effect -Mills -Excise tax -Automobile industry -Wage and price freeze -Summary -Budget -Wage and price freeze -Federal employees -Possible duration -Implementation -OEP -Peterson -Treasury Department -Delegation of authority -Commerce and Labor Departments -OEP -Voluntary restraint -Timing -90 days -Effect on prices -Christmas market
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Exchange rates -Tax code -Value-added tax -Option on impose or lifting -1972 election -Congress -Recess Lockheed bill -Vote -Carl T. Curtis -Marlow W. Cook -Russell B. Long -Timing H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 11:25 am. -Connally's call to George Meany -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson, Warren G. Magnuson, Lee Metcalf, Joseph M. Montoya, Frank E. Moss, Edmund S. Muskie -Supersonic Transport [SST] -Connally's call to Paul J. Fannin -Barry M. Goldwater -Howard Hughes Medical Foundation -William Proxmire -SST -Henry L. Bellmon -Dan Hoffman -Aimer S. (“Mike”) Monroney -Possible outcome of vote -Curtis -William Spong, Jr. -Goldwater -Connally’s conversation with unknown person -Number -Curtis, Long -Connally's possible meeting with Fannin, Goldwater -Connally's talk with Bellmon -President's suggestions -California -SST
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-1972 election -Goldwater -Curtis -President’s forthcoming call National economy -Possible administration actions -Possible leaks -Delay -Forthcoming meetings -The President, Connally, Burns -Quadriad -Timing -Congress -Recess -September -Meetings -PRC announcement -Forthcoming meetings -Burns -Quadriad -Shultz -Burns -Meetings with the President and Connally -Quadriad -Shultz -Peterson -Volcker -No consultation -Flanigan, Herbert Stein -Shultz -Milton Friedman -President's schedule -Meeting with Connally -Burns -Cabinet meeting -Cabinet committee on Spanish speaking people -Import tax -Congress -Quota bill -Peterson's recommendations
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Export rebates -Investment tax credit -Value-added tax -Property tax -Depreciation -Advantages -President’s views -Import tax -Investment tax credit -Excise tax -HR 1 -Delays -Wage and price freeze -Shultz -Steel settlement President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Connally -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Recent California crusade -Students -Berkeley -Mark Rudd -San Francisco Chronicle -President’s recent conversation -Forthcoming European trip -Visit to Washington ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 17 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 11s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 17 ********************************************************************** Connally's schedule
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Forthcoming vacation -Newsweek story -Photographs -Jake J. Pickle -Quota President's schedule Connally's schedule National economy -Possible administration actions -Timing -Congressional recess -Import tax -Announcement -Problems -Loss of assets -Balance of payments -Possible foreign action -French -Dollars -D'estaing comment -Belgians -Dutch -Timing -Wage and price freeze -Import tax -Excise tax repeal -Investment tax credit -Import tax -Volcker -Possibility of immediate action -Announcement -Investment tax credit -Meeting with Burns -Forthcoming meeting with President and Connally -Summary -International actions -Closing gold window -Floating dollar
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Domestic actions -Spending ceiling -Federal government personnel reduction -10% import tax -Excise tax repeal -Investment tax credit -Wage and price freeze -Federal pay increase -Political effect -President’s awareness of problems -President’s willingness to take action -Wage and price freeze -Possible effect -Steel industry -Wage and price increase -Floating dollar -Devaluation -Competition -Currency floatation -Canada and Germany -Need to protect US economy -Japan -Devaluation -Yen -Inflation Lockheed bill -Possibility of failure -Staff meeting -Effect on unemployment -Congress -Administration reaction -John A. Volpe -Talk with Curtis National economy -Possible administration action -Talk with Shultz -Meeting -Timing
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Long Murray M. Chotiner -Milk Fund -Committees Connally left at 11:53 am. President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman's request to meet with President and Edward L. Morgan -Elliot L. Richardson -President’s forthcoming meeting with John N. Mitchell Busing -Austin case -Appeal -Shultz -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] plan -Administration’s position -Ehrlichman’s meeting with Richardson -President’s meeting with Ehrlichman The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:53 am and 12:00 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6A] [See Conversation No. 7-43] Request for a call to Curtis [End of telephone conversation] National economy -Shultz -Wall Street Journal article -Sakamoto (?) -Information from Theodore M. ("Teddy") Bernstein -Forthcoming international monetary crisis -Connally's signals
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator between 11:53 am and 12:00 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6B] [See Conversation No. 7-44] Curtis's location [End of telephone conversation] -Shultz -View on free-trade -Political impact -Peterson's views -Shultz -View on proposed action -Wage and price freeze -Closing the gold window -Political impact -Devaluation Busing -Shultz's visit to Louisiana -Shultz’s view -Possible constitutional amendment -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Views of Louisiana Blacks -New Orleans -Racial quotas -Black principals -Amendment -Perception -Administration position -Black support -Shultz -Shultz’s visit to Louisiana -Shultz -Leonard Garment, Raymond K. Price, Jr. President's schedule
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Conservative group Graham -Recent crusade -Promotion skills -P. T. Barnum and James Anthony Bailey -Recent crusade -Appeal to youth -Berkeley The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:53 am and 12:00 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6C] [See Conversation No. 7-45] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with Carl T. Curtis between 12:00 pm and 12:03 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6D] [See Conversation No. 7-45] [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed bill -Call to Curtis -Forthcoming vote The President talked with Goldwater between 12:04 pm and 12:09 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6E] [See Conversation No. 7-46; two items have been withdrawn] [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed bill -Goldwater's views
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Connally’s forthcoming call to Bellmon -Treasury Department Conservatives -UN admission for PRC -Goldwater -Soviet Union -Journalists -Public mail -Connally -ABM -Cambodia -Laos -Economy -SST -HR 1 ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 32s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 ********************************************************************** National economy -Possible administration actions -Leak -Wall Street Journal article -Volcker -Shultz -Gold window -Closing the gold window Connally -Newsweek article quotes
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Connally's position in administration -Possible replacement of Spiro T. Agnew -Vice presidency -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Interests -Vice presidency -Assessment of Connally -Amsterdam-Rotterdam banker’s view -Fiscal philosophy -Compared to the President Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:09 pm. Request to see Ehrlichman and Morgan Bull left at an unknown time before 12:19 pm. -Connally's views on the President -Self-discipline -Assessment of Connally -Intelligence -Personality -Compared to Shultz and McCracken -Ash Committee -Relationship with Congress -Work habits Press -Agnew -Washington Post -Unknown ambassador’s letter -John A. Scali -Victor Gold -Vice President's statement Shultz's request to speak with President The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:09 pm and 12:18 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6F]
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 7-47] [End of telephone conversation] Flanigan The President talked with Shultz between 12:18 pm and 12:21 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6G] [See Conversation No. 7-48] John D. Ehrlichman entered at 12:19 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Peterson Meeting -Participants -John G. Tower -Mitchell -Richardson -Clark MacGregor Busing -Austin case -Appeal -President’s forthcoming meeting with Mitchell -Statement -HEW plan -Appeal -Courts -Ehrlichman's recommendations -Richardson -Morgan and Shultz's actions in Austin, Texas -Appeal -Press conference -Richardson -Schedule
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Mitchell -Appeal -Tower -The South Morgan entered at an unknown time after 12:20 pm. -Appeal -District judge -Dual school system -The South -Constitutional amendment -Mitchell -Alternative plans -Emergency school aid bill -Possible House amendment -Transportation -Funds -Restriction -Administration attitude -Press conference -Preemption of House bill -Richardson -Support of floor amendment -President’s view -Dual school system -Dilemma -Use of federal money -Court action -The South -Federal money -Denial -Impact -Shultz -Attitude of blacks and whites -Administration response -HEW -Funds -Discretionary use -Denial -Exceptions
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Congressional action -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Constitutional amendment -Effect -Political aspect -Feasibility -Compared to school aid bill -Short compared with long-term -Administration position -1972 campaign -School aid bill -Compared to local issues -California -Opposition -Advantage -Clarity of position -Controversy -Constitutional amendment -Support -William E. Brock, III and Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Level -Elementary school -Use of term -Difficulty -Transportation -Racial balance -Dual schools -Racial balance -Difference in views -The North -Courts -Proportionality -Dual schools -Federal funding denial -Neighborhood schools -Possible litigation -Louisiana -Swann case -Motions -Administration shifting of attitude
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Funding -Congressional action -Swann case -Pressure from Southern constituents -Whitman amendment -Constitutional amendment -Ehrlichman's view -Compared to bill -Austin case -Trip to Austin -Administration strategy -HEW -Possible press conference -Trip to Austin -New Orleans -Background briefing -Compared to press conference -Need for action in Texas -Television appearance -Morgan -Shultz -Need to escalate rhetoric -Background briefing -HEW plan -Shultz -HEW plan repudiation -Court appeal -Funding -Need to hit issue -Possible press conference question -Local schools -Maintenance of effort requirement -Level of decision -Trip to Austin -President's instructions -HEW -Constitutional amendment -Supreme Court decision -Effect on local areas -Pasadena, Los Angeles -Lack of federal involvement
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Local opposition -Constitutional amendment -Shultz's views -Example of Washington, DC schools system -Resegregation -Richardson's, Leonard Garment's views -Ehrlichman's meeting last week -HEW view of busing -Recent story -HEW reaction -Richardson -Constitutional amendment -Aid to parochial schools -Constitutional amendment -Baker-Brock amendment -Effect of introduction -Timing -1972 campaign -September 1972 -Need for further analysis -Republican Party platform -Current status in Senate -Richard H. Poff -Roman L. Hruska -Possible action by Baker -Need for House action -President's alternatives for action -Press conference -Letter to Congressmen -Timing -Austin trip -Congressional recess -Bill -September 1971 Ehrlichman's schedule Leak -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Polygraph tests -Results
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Unknown man at Department of Defense (DOD) -State Department employees -Possible source -Verification panel meetings -William Beecher's story -Mitchell -Kissinger -Participants in meeting Daniel Ellsberg case -Information -Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -Figures Ehrlichman and Morgan left at 12:55 pm. Lockheed bill -George D. Aiken -Connally -Need for call -Possible vote The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:55 pm and 12:56 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6H] [See Conversation No. 7-49] [End of telephone conversation] National economy -View of [Bohemian] Grove members -Flanigan -Concern on wages -Support for President -Anti-trust The President talked with Aiken between 12:56 pm and 1:00 pm.
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 553-6I] [See Conversation No. 7-50] [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed bill -President's calls -Aiken -Vermont -J. Caleb Boggs, Curtis, Goldwater -William V. Roth, Jr. -MacGregor President's schedule -Appearance at Bohemian Grove -Flanigan report -Members' attitude -Calls to Senators Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:00 pm and 1:08 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6J] [See Conversation No. 7-51] [End of telephone conversation] -Haldeman’s call to Connally -Connally's call to Sen. Henry L. Bellmon -Hruska -Roth -Boggs -Aiken Letter -Rose Mary Woods -Kissinger -William P. Rogers
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator at 1:08 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6K] [See Conversation No. 7-52] [End of telephone conversation] Call to Senators -Bryce N. Harlow’s recommendations -Effectiveness -Public support National economy -Statistics -Retail sales -Budget meeting -Leaks Leaks -Edwin L. Harper -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Connally -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Possible sources -OMB and Treasury Department -Connally The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 1:08 pm and 1:17 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6L] [See Conversation No. 7-53] [End of telephone conversation] Calls to Senators -Effectiveness
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time between 1:08 pm and 1:17 pm. Refreshments -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time between 1:08 pm and 1:17 pm. -Visit to New England -Nursing home -Timing -Announcement -Nashua -Manchester Airport -Announcement -Reception -Nashua -William Loeb -Reaction to PRC announcement -Newspaper -Possible visit to Dover -Nursing home -President’s 1968 rally -Portsmouth -Pease [?] Air Force Base -Reception -Republicans -Portsmouth -Navy Yard -Possible meeting with Roman Catholic school leaders -New Hampshire -Lack of effectiveness Busing -Shultz -Problems -Dual schools -De facto -Political effect -Administration action -Amendment
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Visibility -Trip to Austin -Need for local television visibility -Shultz The President talked with Boggs between 1:17 pm and 1:18 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6M] [See Conversation No. 7-54] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with the White House operator at 1:19 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6N] [See Conversation No. 7-55] [End of telephone conversation] President’s call to Boggs -Roth President's calls to Senators -Effectiveness -Lack of leadership -Hugh Scott The White House operator talked with the President at 1:19 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6O] [See Conversation No. 7-56] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's schedule Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:19 pm. -Meeting with Kissinger
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Request to see President Bull left at an unknown time before 1:24 pm. President's schedule -Trip -Dover -Nursing home statement -Timing -Minot Island, Maine -Apollo splashdown -Liftoffs -President’s view -Haldeman’s view -President's view -New Hampshire trip Connally entered at 1:24 pm. Lockheed bill -President's calls -Goldwater -Recent speeches -Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. -Curtis -Family assistance -Bellmon -Connally's call to Bellmon -McDonnell-Douglas -General Electric [GE] -Goldwater -Connally's call to Bellmon -McDonnell-Douglas
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 33s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ********************************************************************** -Hruska -President's talk with Boggs -Editorials -Roth -MacGregor -Flanigan -Possible meeting -Calls to Curtis and Roth Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:24 pm and 1:28 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6P] [See Conversation No. 7-57] [End of telephone conversation] Lockheed bill -Vote count -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson, Lloyd M. Bentsen, Walter F. Mondale, Warren G. Magnuson, Muskie, Frank E. Moss, Lee Metcalf, Harold E. Hughes Haldeman talked with MacGregor at an unknown time between 1:24 pm and 1:28 pm. [Conversation No. 553-6Q] [See Conversation No. 7-58] [End of telephone conversation]
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
Lockheed bill -Roth -Boggs President's schedule -Meeting -Roth and Boggs MacGregor entered at 1:28 pm. Lockheed bill -Possibility of calling Roth -Boggs -Recommendation -Petrochemical interests -Roth -Requested action -Import rights -MacGregor’s talk with Flanigan -Letter -Clifford P. Hansen -Peter Bennett [?] -Petrochemical bill -Clifford P. Hansen -Roth's view -Possible meeting with President -Roth and Boggs -Robert P. Griffin -Call from Gerald R. Ford -MacGregor's recommendation -Talk with Flanigan -Pressure on Roth -Voting strategy -Boggs -Roth -Location -Flanigan -Petrochemical industry -Oil and gas industry -Knowledge of political aspects
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Senate opponents Petrochemical industry -Flanigan -Oil and gas industry -Michigan -Dow -Griffin -United Automobile Workers [UAW] -Leonard Woodcock -PRC initiative Lockheed bill -Vote count -Roth -Connally’s talk with Jim and Jean Gallagher -Administration strategy -Modest option -Roth -Possible meeting MacGregor left at 1:38 pm. Economy -Steel industry -Shultz -US steel -Price increase -Response to wage increase -Possible administration actions -President to meet with Connally, Shultz -Mitchell -Connally's schedule -Kathy Crosby -Wage and price freeze -Timing -Steel -Connally to talk with Shultz -Gold window closing -Political aspect -Devaluation
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Strengthening dollar -President's view of possible action -International impact -Domestic impact -International impact -Currency floatation -Closing gold window -Connally's meeting with William McChesney Martin -Stock market -Reform -Erosion of confidence -Economy -Connally -Timing of possible actions -Gold -D'estaing's remarks -International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting -Timing -September -Congress -Wage and price controls -Steel agreement -Domestic and international actions -Possible separation -International actions -Convertibility -Closing gold window -Domestic and international actions -Advantage of concomitant action -Public confidence -New York financial community -Germany and Belgium -Walter B. Wriston -Press -Connally to meet with Shultz -Kissinger -Forthcoming meeting with President -Connally's meeting with Mitchell and President Connally left at 1:45 pm.
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
Lockheed bill -Possible outcome of vote President's schedule -New England trip -New York, California, Dallas, Midwest, California -Maine -Vacation house -New Hampshire -Bangor -Press conference -Possible topics -Settlement Martin -FRB chairmen President's schedule -Press conference National economy -Steel industry -Settlement -Possible strike -Shultz -Difference with labor -Percentages -Shultz -Volcker President's schedule -Meeting with Connally, Mitchell, Haldeman -Romana A. Banuelos -Treasurer of the United States -Connally's call -Cabinet Committee on Spanish-speaking people -Charls E. Walker Congressional relations -Motives for voting -McDonnell-Douglas
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
-Contributions President's schedule -Speeches -Knights of Columbus -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Length -Knights of Columbus -Possible topic -National defense Space on [Washington] Mall -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's involvement -President’s development plan -Museum -Smithsonian Institution -Hirschhorn Museum -Sculpture area -Smithsonian Institution -Merry-go-round horses -Clement E. Conger's involvement -President's suggestion to Haldeman -President's development plan -Ehrlichman -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Playground -Parking lot -Trams -Constitution Avenue -Restaurant -Mrs. Nixon's involvement -Plan -Use as park Announcements -Steel and rail settlements -PRC -Rogers -Steel and rail settlements -Price freeze
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 553-6 (cont.)
Public opinion -Confidence in President -Business -Media President's schedule -New York trip -Theater -Announcement -Arrangements -Woods -Spontaneous crowds -Announcement -Possible problems -Conservatives -Protests -Dallas -John Birch Society members -Crowd -President's supporters -Des Moines -Motorcade -John F. Kennedy assassination -Impact on city -Forthcoming meeting at 3:00 pm The President and Haldeman left at 2:05 pm. Conversation No. 553-7 Date: Unknown between August 2 and August 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm, August 2 and 11:36 am, August 4 Location: Oval Office Secret Service agents met. Unknown person’s location -Executive Office Building [EOB]