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Date: 
Aug 05, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 555-1 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 9:40 am - 10:10 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Correspondence -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -News conference -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Importance -Vietnam Vietnam War -Hanoi -Possible attack -Timing -South Vietnam election -Previous predictions -Prisoners of War [POWs] -North Vietnam statement -Possible North Vietnam action News media -Issues -Kissinger's conversation with Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. -Economy -Foreign policy -Economy -Kissinger's meeting with Barry M. Goldwater, Jr. -Goldwater’s attitude H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 9:45 am. Kissinger's schedule -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Groups
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
President’s schedule -Possible meeting with William O. Bright -San Clemente -Campus Crusades Support for President -Kissinger's conversation with Goldwater -Conservatives -Liberals -Compared to Communists -Defense -Foreign relations -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Japan -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -PRC -Liberals -President’s reelection -Defense -Democrats -Goldwater’s call to William F. Buckley, Jr. -Kissinger's meeting with Ronald W. Reagan -United Nations [UN] -Reagan -Malibu home -Visit ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [Privacy] [Duration: 14s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 **********************************************************************
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
-Compared to Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Agnew -View on PRC and USSR Newsweek article -John A. Scali -Agnew -PRC -Trip -Tone -Effect -Taiwan -Middle East -Africa -PRC -Conservatives -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT], PRC -Resolution -Timing -SALT, PRC -SALT -Intention -Freeze USSR missile build-up -Briefing -Defense budget -Strategic arms sector -Presidential address -Patrick J. Buchanan -Strategic arms sector -Conventional forces -Briefing -James L. Buckley -William Buckley -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting Defense budget -White House Staff -William E. Timmons, Clark MacGregor
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
-Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] -SALT -Melvin R. Laird Conservatives -Briefing -Buchanan -1960 and 1968 elections -Cambodia -Goldwater -Briefing -List -[Scali’s Newsweek article] -Opposition to Administration -Administration action -Demonstrators -Police -Drug enforcement -Marijuana -Catholic school aid -Reaction -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Radio broadcast -ABM -National Review -Frank S. Meyer -Background Kissinger’s schedule -Cabinet meeting President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Agnew -List -Forthcoming meeting with Conservatives Kissinger left at 9:56 am.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
Arthur F. Burns -Note National economy -Wilbur D. Mills -Ways and Means Committee trip -European Economic Community [EEC] meeting -Timing -Peter G. Peterson's meeting with Mills -Mills -Import tax -Connally -Leaks -Peterson -Christian Science Monitor -Peterson Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 9:56 am. Correspondence -John C. Stennis -Burns Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:05 am. President's schedule -Trip to New York City, August 4, 1971 -Reception -Theater ovation -Press coverage of trips -Charles W. Colson -Richard Moore -Gerald L. Warren -Ohio trip -Dennis Leonard -Trip to New York City -Press coverage -Television -Timing -Republican senators function -Statements
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
-Colson -George P. Shultz -Connally -Film clip Oval Office press conference -News coverage -National economy -Republican senators -PRC -Vietnam War -Swedish story -POW hoax -PRC and USSR -Focus -National economy compared to foreign affairs -PRC and USSR -Connally, John D. Ehrlichman -Peace Rose Mary Woods entered at 10:05 am. President's schedule -Dinner guests -Timmons -Invitation -Unknown chairman Woods left at 10:06 am. Congress -Recess Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:06 am. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:10 am. Administration public relations -Economic news
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-1 (cont.)
-Unemployment figures -Dan Rather -Colson -Congressional action -Pentagon Papers -Declassification -World War II -Korea -Bay of Pigs -Economic news President's schedule -Forthcoming press conference -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Postponement The President and Haldeman left at 10:10 am.
Conversation No. 555-18 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 11:57 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met at an unknown time after 10:10 am. [Unintelligible]
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Conversation No. 555-2 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:57 am and 12:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man [Stephen B. Bull?]. Instructions on photograph session The unknown man [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 12:00 pm.
Conversation No. 555-3 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 12:00 pm - 12:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry M. Ramirez, Antonio Rodriguez, Louie Cespedes, Eugene A. Marin, Edward M. Yturri, Ted F. Martinez, Ignacio E. Lozano, Jr., Edgar A. Buttari, Manuel R. Giberga, Jorge E. Tristani, Manuel A. Gonzalez, Hilda A. Hidalgo, William C. Oldaker, and Philip Sanchez and Ronald L. Ziegler; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. [General conversation] Introductions Photograph session [General conversation] The President's schedule -Meeting in Cabinet Room All except Ramirez and the President left at 12:04 pm. Cabinet Committee on Opportunity for the Spanish Speaking [CCOSS]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-3 (cont.)
-Ramirez -Acceptance of chairmanship -Robert H. Finch -Minorities -Focus -Blacks -Mexican-Americans compared to Blacks -James F.A. Cardinal McIntyre -Watts -Language barrier -Discrimination -Racial prejudice -Inter-marriage -School integration -Whittier, California -Unknown football player [Danny Blass?] -Eddie Garrago [?] -Mexican-Americans -Anointments -Ramirez and Finch Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:04 pm. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 12:13 pm. CCOSS -Finch -Need for progress -Committee responsibilities -Cooperation -Staff support -Reports -Jobs -Business opportunities -Bilingual education -Discrimination -Appointments in government -Finch
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-3 (cont.)
-Blacks -Attention to problems -Justice -Organization -Lobby -Hispanics -Need for organization -Religious background -Catholicism -Effect on activism -Ramirez’s study -Integration into government -White House Domestic Council -President's recommendations -Finch The President and Ramirez left at 12:13 pm.
Conversation No. 555-19 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 12:35 pm - 12:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Forthcoming press briefing The recording was cut off at 12:36 pm.
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Conversation No. 555-4 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:13 pm and 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Congressional Half Hour -Previous meeting -Photographer -Maurice H. Stans Butterfield left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.
Conversation No. 555-5 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 1:15 pm - 1:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Clifford P. Hansen; Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Wyoming -Cheyenne -University of Wyoming Bill-signing ceremony -[H R 3344, Veterans’ Direct Loans] Hansen left at 1:18 pm. The President met with William E. Brock, M. A. Henderson and W. R. Davenport at 1:18 pm; Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Tennessee
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-5 (cont.)
-Nashville Presentation to President -Bible from Gideons International -Gideons Bible -Air Force I -Anecdote -Dr. Carl Hicks -Southern Baptist Convention -Gideons International -Scope of operations Brock and Howard H. Baker, Jr. Presentation of gifts by President -Pens -Cufflinks Brock, et al. left at 1:24 pm. The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield at 1:24 pm. President's schedule -Robert A. Taft, Jr. -Epilepsy Poster Child -Baker Butterfield left at 1:24 pm. The President met with Taft, Zachery Williams, Mrs. John C. Williams, Paul E. Funk, David Gilbert, and Morris Semiatin at 1:24 pm; Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Epilepsy Poster Child -Zachery Williams -Mother -Age Photograph session Presentation of gifts by President -Apollo moonshot photograph
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-5 (cont.)
-Presidential seal pin President's schedule -Visit to New York City theater -Johnny Bench's mother [General conversation] Taft, et al. left at 1:28 pm. The President met with Charles S. Gubser and Philip Schuyler at 1:28 pm; Butterfield and Atkins were present at the beginning of the meeting. Schuyler -University of Santa Clara -Broncos [football team] -Sugar Bowl -Paintings -Teamsters Union -West Point -Vietnam -Injury -Tet offensive -West Point -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Combat artists -World War II -Gen. George S. Brown Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks -Bow Gubser -Speeches -President's appreciation -President's reminiscences -Enthusiasm quotient -President's schedule -San Jose
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-5 (cont.)
Gubser and Schuyler left at 1:33 pm. The President met with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence G. Williams, Mrs. Marie A. Boyer, and Mrs. Marie A. Simmonds at 1:33 pm; Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Presentation of US flag Pennsylvania women -President's appreciation Presentation of gifts by President -Bow -Golf ball -Golf -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Donald McI. Kendall -Pepsico -Wilson Golf Company Mrs. Williams, et al. left at 1:38 pm. The President met with Silvio O. Conte, Mrs. Wilfred S. Hitchcock, Mrs. George Volsky, Hugh K. Ferry, Joseph F. Mattis at 1:38 pm; Atkins was present at the beginning of the meeting. Windsor, Massachusetts Bicentennial celebration -US cities Rose Garden Oval Office -Picture - [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Key Biscayne
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-5 (cont.)
Presentation of coin to President -Medal -Display -Presidential library -Plate -Book -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Windsor, Massachusetts -Population -Mrs. Nixon -George A. Lincoln -Maple syrup -Vermont Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:38 pm. Instructions to Bull -Photograph -Family portrait -David Eisenhower -Rose Mary Woods -Wedding Bull left and returned at an unknown time before 1:46 pm. Rose Garden -Instructions to John [Surname unknown] [General conversation] Conte, et al. left at 1:46 pm.
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Conversation No. 555-6 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 1:46 pm - 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Press Bill signing President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with James Buckley -John N. Mitchell -Clark MacGregor H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 1:48 pm. -Mitchell -Forthcoming meeting with representatives of farm journals -Clifford M. Hardin -President’s role -Purpose -Duration -Herbert G. Klein -John C. Whitaker -Format -Origin Butterfield left at 1:50 pm. [Pause] -Format -Scheduling questions -Catholic journals -Farmers groups -Dairy -Forthcoming meeting with Carl B. Albert -Henry A. Kissinger
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Agenda -Trip to Thailand -Michael J. Mansfield, Russell B. Long -Kissinger -MacGregor -Mansfield Manolo Sanchez and Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:50 pm. -Refreshment -Charles W. Colson Sanchez and Bull left at an unknown time before 2:00 pm. -President's trip to New York City -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] television coverage -President's visit to theater -Ruby Keeler -Interaction with public -Discussion of show -Autographs -"Today" show -Crowd -Prisoners of war [POWs] question -Broadway theater crowd -CBS -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Mood -Organized opposition -Effect -Trips -Advance notice -Ronald L. Ziegler -Forthcoming trip to Dallas -Arrival -Reception -Locale -Demonstrators -New York trip -Public reception of President -Bull
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Mood -People's Republic of China [PRC] announcement -Trip westward -Springfield, Illinois -State Fair -Old State Capitol -Lincoln Home National Historic Site establishment -Bill signing -Fair -Richard B. Ogilvie -Public mingling -Size -Motorcade Colson entered at 2:00 pm. Cabinet -Briefing -John Volpe's proposal -Economic fact sheet -Cabinet meeting -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -Dissemination of economic information -Volpe -Statistics -Inflation -Talking papers -Wholesale price index -Automobile sales -Briefing book -Congress -Speeches -Speeches -Butterfield -William L. Safire -Paul W. McCracken -Charles Duke -Forthcoming Sub-Cabinet briefing -Problem -Making material useful
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Fact sheet -Possible comments to Cabinet -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Klein -Price -Connally -News coverage -Peace issue -Economic picture -Unemployment on Vietnam War casualties -Political effect -Connally -Volpe -President's instructions to Colson -Economic fact sheet -Request to see -Patrick J. Buchanan -Safire Economy -Meeting with Congressmen -MacGregor, Donald H. Rumsfeld, Colson -Performance -Post-World War II -Compared to other countries -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Unemployment -Eisenhower administration -Figures -John F. Kennedy administration -Lack of press coverage -Members of administration -Congressmen and Senators -Jack R. Miller -Comment -Possible motivation -PRC trip -Speech -Unemployment statistics -Briefing -James D. Hodgson
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Previous month’s briefing -Trends -Psychological issue -Need to defend administration -Connally -Hodgson -Shultz -McCracken -Maurice H. Stans -Small business -Wall Street -New York Times, Washington Post, Time, Newsweek and major television networks -Vacillation Foreign policy -President as world leader -Emphasis -Speeches -PRC trip -Appeal to public -President’s recent press conference -Kissinger -PRC -Stature -World War II -Look article -Haldeman interview -PRC -Mao Tse-tung -Chiang Kai-shek -Gen. Francisco Franco -Haile Selassie -Konrad Adenauer -Winston S. Churchill -Gen. A.J.M. Charles de Gaulle -Josef V. Stalin -Eisenhower -Edward R.G. Heath -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Willy Brandt
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Latin America -Europe -Connally -John F. Kennedy John Kennedy -Edward M. Kennedy -Domestic policy -Foreign policy -Berlin Wall -Cuban confrontation -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Adlai E. Stevenson, II -Turkey -Vienna Conference -Boston Globe article -Kennedy Library -Release of personal pre-presidential papers -PT 109 -Profiles in Courage -Health -Boston newspapers -John Kennedy’s college years -Reading speed Economy -Connally -Public opinion -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Business community -Pierre Rinfret -Dun’s -Interests -Unemployment -Arthur F. Burns -Dan Rather -Reporting -Statistics -Source -Capitol Hill -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS]
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
Cabinet -Connally -Compared to President -Republicans Busing -Texas -Responsibility Press -Forthcoming presidential election -Past relations with administration -1969 -President’s November 3 speech -1970 -Cambodia -1971 Economy -Unemployment figures -Gordon L. Allott -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Comments -Defenders of administration -Robert J. Dole -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Lockheed vote -Democrats -Barry M. Goldwater -Pentagon Papers -Anecdote -Lack of public understanding -Addressing -President’s use of television -Cambodia -Press -Timing -Radio -Effectiveness -Donald C. Burnham of Westinghouse
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Profits -Wage and price guidelines -Public reaction to President -Ohio, Iowa -New York City trip -PRC -New York City trip -News coverage -Gerald L. Warren -Ohio -Robert A. Taft, Jr. -William B. Saxbe -Miller -Iowa -New York -Public attitudes -Louis Harris -Harris -Television -President's effectiveness -Rather Colson left at 2:37 pm. President's schedule -Trip to Manchester, New Hampshire -Cynthia Frink -Helen M. (“Obie”) Shultz -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -John A. Scali -Bangor, Maine -Republicans -Margaret Chase Smith -Springfield, Illinois -Grand Tetons -Jackson Hole -Cruise -Yosemite Valley -Montana -Mansfield -Timing of forthcoming trip
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-6 (cont.)
-Television -Springfield -Grand Tetons -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] appearance -Preparation -Dallas -Grand Tetons -VFW appearance -Television Haldeman left at 2:40 pm.
Conversation No. 555-7 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown after 2:40 pm until 3:13 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?]. Economic fact sheet -Cabinet officers -Meeting -Charles W. Colson Assignment The unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 3:13 pm. [Pause] The President entered at an unknown time after 2:40 pm. -Distribution to Cabinet members -Timing -Colson -Patrick J. Buchanan -John A. Volpe
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-7 (cont.)
The President and Butterfield left at 3:13 pm.
Conversation No. 555-8 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:21 pm and 3:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting -John B. Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm.
Conversation No. 555-9 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 3:23 pm - 4:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George W. Romney, John B. Connally, George P. Shultz, John D. Ehrlichman, Peter M. Flanigan, and Paul W. McCracken. Press -Forthcoming Time story -Connally quotes -Wilbur D. Mills -President’s interest in economy -Lawrence Malkin -Hedley W. Donovan -Veracity -Malkin
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-Fortune -Arthur F. Burns -Connally quote -Malkin -Time -Hugh S. Sidey -Editors -People's Republic of China (PRC) announcement Housing -Interest rates for mortgages -Interagency Meeting -Current rate -Impact on home builders -Construction -Subsidies -Raising ceilings -Economic and political effect -Recommendations of working group -Maintain current rate -Housing starts -Government National Mortgage Association [GNMA] -Extension of assistance -Cost -Appropriations -Home Loan Bank Board [HLBB] -243 Program -Projected housing starts -Federal Housing Administration [FHA] - Veterans Administration [VA] -Effects -Home builders and buyers -Other interest rates -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Political reaction -Increase of rates -GNMA authorization -Discount rate -Home builders view -HLBB and 243 Program -Effects
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-Housing production -Mortgage market -Housing industry -Subsidies -Congress -Effect of maintaining rate -Romney’s recommendation -Prime and other rate -Timing of possible action -Federal National Mortgage Association [FNMA], HLBB -Home builders -Possible impact of increase -Amount of increase -Other interest rates -Timing of possible action -Amount of increase -Home builders -Increase -Underwriting -Inflation -Congress -Proposals -Effect on housing starts -Effect of increase -Decline in starts -Relationship to subsidies -HLBB, 243 Program -Maintain current rate -Eugene S. Cowen’s prediction -Housing construction -Possible impact of increase -Inflation -Rate -Maintain current rate -Cost -HLBB and 243 Program -Subsidies -Congress -Employment -Stimulating housing starts -Relationship to interest rates
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-Subsidies -National Association of Real Estate Boards -Recommendation -Mortgage -Gene Curtis [?] -Home builders -Economic health -Recommendation on increase -Subsidies -Bill -Employment -Stimulus to economy -Congress -Tax cuts -Reduction of personal exemptions -Possible actions -Political consideration -Jobs -Psychological impact -Timing -Impact on bankers -Increase in prime rate -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] bond rate -Maintain current rates -Timing -Tandem plan -Legislative action -HLBB and 243 Program -Subsidies -Effect on poor -Timing of action -Congressional recess -Decision -Reasoning -Wage and price settlements -Abuse of power -Anti-trust -Congress -Inflation -Maintain current rates -Duration
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-Tandem plan -Legislation -Call to [John A. Stastny] -Housing starts -Discount rate President's schedule -Forthcoming Time story -Shultz and Connally Shultz, Connally, Romney, Ehrlichman, Flanigan and McCracken left at 4:16 pm. Press -Time story -Malkin -Sidey -Negativity -Instructions to Shultz -Statement of facts -Effect on administration opponents -Politicians, pollsters, editors -Arthur F. Burns -Time -Connally quote -Forthcoming meeting with Malkin -Source -Eligio de la Garza -Peter G. Peterson -Wilbur D. Mills -Donovan -Fred R. Harris -Possible resignation from Senate -Henry A. Kissinger meeting with Sidey -People’s Republic of China [PRC] story -Distortion -Time-Life editors -Vietnam war issue -President -Pentagon Papers -Democrats -John F. Kennedy
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-Anger at Administration -Henry A. Grunwald -Sidey -PRC story -Editing -Letter to Kissinger -Editorial position -Forthcoming story on economy -Instructions to Shultz -Positives of economy -Problems -Inflation and unemployment -President’s involvement in economy -California - Budget -Use of time -Meeting with Connally -Foreign policy -PRC -Melvin R. Laird -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -Budget -President’s view Economy -Possible Administration actions -Burns -Recommendations -Wage and price board -Mandatory controls and enforcement -Steel industry -President's instructions to Shultz -Economic controls -Connally's schedule -Texas -California -Import tax -Level -Tax cut -Personal exemption -Investment tax credit
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
-naming -Tax cut -Symbolism -Budget -Revenue sharing -Deferring -Timing of action -Congress -Mills -House Ways and Means Committee -Trip to Brussels -Proposed tax action -Railroads -Jobs -Controls -Removal -Effect on trade -Possible Congressional action -Import tax -Investment tax credit -Controls -Tax cuts -Exemptions -Deficit tax credit -Excise tax -Import tax -Mills -Credit -Russell B. Long -Credit -House Resolution [H R] 1 -Quid pro quo -Import tax -Devaluation of dollar -Japan -Imposition and removal -Congress -Bargaining chip -Devaluation Malkin
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-9 (cont.)
Connally and Shultz left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 555-10 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: 4:35 pm - 5:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with James L. Buckley and John N. Mitchell; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. President's schedule -President's meeting with business group -Consumers Congressional relations -Jacob K. Javits -William Proxmire -Buckley US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relations -President's appreciation for Buckley's comments -Experience of previous Presidents -John F. Kennedy -Vienna -Lyndon B. Johnson -Glassboro -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Camp David -Expectations -Developments -Henry A. Kissinger -President’s recent press conference -Conditions -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM]
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
-Offensive weapons Berlin -Willy Brandt -Egon Bahr -Treaty US-PRC relations -Taiwan -Vietnam -Detente -USSR -Japan -USSR -Japan -PRC -Southeast Asia -Thailand -India -Negotiations -Mutual interests -PRC -Political system -Detente -USSR -Process -Effect of current developments -Taiwan -Political support -Cambodia -Laos -Idealogies -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Buckley’s position -Conservatives -Trip to Watts [?] -William P. Rogers -Kissinger -Location National defense -ABM
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
-Vote -Spiro T. Agnew -SALT -Development of offensive weapons -Robert S. McNamara -Eisenhower Administration -Nuclear submarines -Polaris -Minuteman -USSR -SALT -Spending -Republican senators -Budget -Melvin R. Laird -Mitchell -National Security Council [NSC] -Laird -Figures -Naval Forces -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Sixth Fleet -USSR ships compared to US ships -Nuclear weapons -Balance -USSR -US -Offensive, defensive weapons or control -USSR -Congressional action -1972 campaign issue -Jackson -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. Kennedy -Birch Bayh -Fred R. Harris -The President’s policy -USSR -US -Air defense
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
-Missile and naval inferiority -Support for the President -Congress -Hearst papers -Chicago Tribune -Time -Newsweek -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -President’s support for defense -ABM -Budget cuts -Military view -President’s use of television -Perception of President’s move to left -As political issue -Conservative critics -Buckley's view -William F. Buckley -ABM -Bargaining chip -Offensive weapons -Press release -US Mediterranean forces -Compared to USSR -Kissinger briefing -Possible participants -Rogers -William A. Rusher -Frank S. Meyer -[David J., Jr.?] Mahoney -New York Times PRC -Conservative support -James B. ("Scotty") Reston National defense -Laird -Rogers
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
-Congress -John G. Tower -Possible briefing -President's schedule -Rogers and Kissinger -Budget -Salaries -Hardware -Volunteer army -Gates Report -Republican platform -Budget -Hardware spending -Military bureaucracy -Reform -Employment -Military bases Economy -Employment -Bill -Spending -Mortgage rates -Federal Housing Administration [FHA] -Maintaining current rates -Subsidies -Research and development -Space program -Desalinization -Breeder reactor -Defense -Domestic Council -Poll -Space program -Public relations -Priorities -Democrats -Defense National defense -SALT
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
-USSR -SS-9's -ABM -Consequence of failure -Arms buildup -President’s request -Budget -Navy -Modernization -Air defense -Military industrial complex -Effect on foreign policy -Israel -Jordanian crisis -Sixth Fleet -Israel -Golan Heights -USSR intervention -Syria -Greece -Bases -Airlift -Analogy to Lebanon crisis, 1958 -From Germany to Turkey -Naval power -Foreign policy -Adm. Albert Thayer Mahan -Other forces -USSR -Indian Ocean -Sixth Fleet -Middle East -Israel -USSR ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [National Security] [Duration: 6s ]
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
ISRAEL END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ********************************************************************** -USSR -Destroyers -Cruisers -Guidance systems -Message for conservatives -ABM -Congress -Jackson -Voting record -ABM -Offensive weapons -Navy -Law and order -President -US flag pin -George C. Wallace -As issue in South -Message for conservatives -President’s support for defense -US -Compared to USSR -Public and Congressional support -Jewish constituency -Possible briefing Martha (Beall) Mitchell -Ghettos Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks -Paperweight
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-10 (cont.)
Buckley and Mitchell left at 5:16 pm.
Conversation No. 555-11 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:16 pm and 5:22 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] entered. The President's schedule -Cabinet Room The unknown men left at an unknown time before 5:22 pm.
Conversation No. 555-12 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:16 pm and 5:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Cabinet Room meeting [with farm editors] -Attendees -Number -Camera man Bull left at an unknown time before 5:22 pm. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 5:16 pm. -Duration
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-11 (cont.)
-President’s possible comments -Clark MacGregor -Gifts -Franklin Mint medallions An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time after 5:16 pm. Refreshment -Cabinet Room The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting -Gifts -Compacts -Instructions for Stephen B. Bull -Tightness of schedule -Farm editors -Congressional Half Hour [Early Bird reception] -Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule for August 6, 1971 -MacGregor -Republican leadership meeting Haldeman left at 5:22 pm.
Conversation No. 555-13 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to John C. Whitaker. Farm editors meeting -Cloud seeding -Request for report -Department of Interior -Desalinization
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-12 (cont.)
The President dictated a letter to Ruby Keeler at an unknown time between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm. President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Admiration for Keeler Visit to Broadway show -No, No Nanette -Audience response -US public -Playbill Presidential golf ball Expression of appreciation to cast The President dictated a letter to Bobby Van at an unknown time between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm. Autographed picture -Snapshot -Photo by Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Tricia Nixon Cox's wedding Expression of good wishes -Elaine Van The President dictated a letter to J. Willard Marriott at an unknown time between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm. Visit by President and Mrs. Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox -Essex House -Mr. Malone, resident manager -President's expression of appreciation -Possible future to New York
Conversation No. 555-14
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-13 (cont.)
Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Harmon Killebrew -Possible 500th home run -Congratulations The President dictated a memorandum to Henry A. Kissinger at an unknown time between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm. William F. (“Billy”) Graham ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 25s ] SOUTHEAST ASIA END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Laos -Missionary report -Tribes -Irregular forces -Communists
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-14 (cont.)
Conversation No. 555-15 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to Rose Mary Woods. Max Von Schroeder -Bank manager -Ottumwa, Iowa -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -World War II -White House dinner -Invitation
Conversation No. 555-16 Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to Rose Mary Woods. Drawing from unknown boy ["Tim"] -Iowa Dam dedication -Dictation of letter -Appreciation -Talents -Autographed portrait The President dictated a letter to Jim Brown at an unknown time between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm. Induction into Hall of Fame Conversation No. 555-17
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 555-15 (cont.)
Date: August 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 pm and 9:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Requested a call to Gillespie V. ("Sonny") Montgomery