559

Date: 
Aug 10, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 559-1 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:52 am and 9:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Requested that Henry A. Kissinger come to the Oval Office Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:11 am.
Conversation No. 559-2 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:52 am and 9:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:11 am.
Conversation No. 559-3 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 9:11 am - 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Bill veto -George P. Shultz -Harry Bridges meeting
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] meeting -Peter G. Peterson -Monetary situation -Source of leak Henry A. Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 9:11 am. -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] meeting -Melvin R. Laird -Japan -Possible force reduction -Domestic considerations -Armed services -Reorganization An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time after 9:11 am. -Budget -Air Force -Fighter wings -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -North Pole -Army -Condition -Strategic concept Democrats -W. Averell Harriman -Previous administration Kissinger left at 9:14 am. Press -Washington Post story -Edward B. Fiske -White House church services -Unknown reporter White House personnel -Constance M. Stuart -Rose Mary Woods
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -US Information Agency [USIA] -Duties -Forthcoming presidential campaign -Mrs. Nixon’s schedules -Mrs. Nixon -Barbara H. Franklin -Frederic V. Malek's office -Haldeman and John D. Ehrlichman -Duties -Scheduling -Press -Lucy A. Winchester -Social affairs -President’s campaign strategy -Ronald L. Ziegler -Comparison to Herbert G. Klein -Comparison to Stuart -Klein -Relations with press Public relations -News summary -President's public appearances -[New Hampshire] crowds -Importance -Press coverage -George S. McGovern and Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Description -Crowds -Importance -Compared to press coverage -Press -Use of adjectives -Edith Efron's media study -Press -New England trip coverage -New Hampshire -Local press -Boston Globe -The President, Mrs. Nixon and family
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Crowd response -Photographs -Unknown girl -Cynthia Frink -Mrs. Nixon -Portland, Maine -Apollo moonshot -Boston Globe -Margaret Chase Smith -National coverage -Apollo spaceshot -Photo coverage -Jacksonville Journal -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II and Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Youngstown Vindicator -New York Post -Washington Star -Baltimore Sun -Charles W. Colson -Unknown man -Efron -Patrick J. Buchanan -Background The President left the room at an unknown time between 9:14 am and 9:28 am. [Pause] The President entered the room at an unknown time between 9:14 am and 9:28 am. The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:14 am and 9:28 am. [Conversation No. 559-3A] [See Conversation No. 7-82] [End of telephone conversation] Efron
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Background -Port-au-Prince, Dominican Republic -Look magazine The President talked with Colson between 9:28 am and 9:30 am. [Conversation No. 559-3B] [See Conversation No. 7-83] [End of telephone conversation] The press -Efron -Background -Political background -Media study -Foundation -William F. Buckley, Neal Freeman, Lawrence Purdy [?], Ruth Matthews -J. B. Matthews -Freeman -Buchanan -Hearst Corporation -King Features -Publication -Buchanan -Endorsement -Credibility -Distribution -Reaction -White House strategy -Buchanan -John A. Scali -Efron -Updating -Distribution of summary -Kissinger -Colson -Public mind -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Financing and mailing -Buchanan -Media -Accuracy of study -Efron ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 58s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** Public relations -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Foreign trip -Agnew’s reaction -News summary -Interview -Godfrey Sperling, Jr. -Christian Science Monitor -Agnew’s reasoning ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 52s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 **********************************************************************
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -James B. Reston articles -Democrats -Chou En-lai National economy -Leak -Paul Scott’s article -Department of the Treasury -John B. Connally -Eddie Bernstein -Republican leadership meeting -Shultz -Hugh Scott -Foreign policy -Robert P. Griffin -Automobile industry -Automobiles -Possible economic action -Griffin -Charles E. Chamberlain -Connally -1973 -Wage and price action -Probability of success -Consumer confidence -Leak -Shultz -Paul Scott -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig -Peterson -Wilbur D. Mills -Proposed meeting -Connally -Connally -Shultz -Kissinger -Public relations -Road show
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Connally, Peter M. Flanigan, Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, and Colson -Connally -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Colson’s strategy -Economy as issue -Democrats -Media -Public perceptions -Bankers -Trade deficits -Administration posture -Standing pot -Businessmen -Haldeman's talk with Julie and David Eisenhower -Individual compared to national conditions -Wage and price increases -Mass hysteria -Caution -Comparison to President's foreign policy -Reaction to critics -Possible economic action -Staff briefings -Colson, Ehrlichman, Peterson -Ehrlichman -Shultz -President's meeting with Connally -Peterson -Arthur F. Burns -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Possible leak Kissinger entered at 9:52 am. PRC trip -Reston interview with Chou En-lai -Post-announcement actions by Chinese -Reassuring allies -Sign removal -Chou En-lai comments -Deals
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Compared to Soviets -Harriman -Arms control -Comments -Press coverage -1969 -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] Arms control -Antiballistic Missiles [ABMs] -Gerard C. Smith -USSR -Arms Control and Disarmament Agency [ACDA] -May 20, 1971 agreement -Congress -President's Instructions -Cable -May 20 agreement Berlin -Possible settlement -Four-Power negotiations -Announcement -President’s possible involvement -West Germany -Internal politics Arms control -Smith -Proposals -Effect on Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -James S. Lay, Jr. -ACDA -State Department PRC -Chou En-lai -Forthcoming talks with the President -Reston Article -Rowland Evans -Rumania
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-View of the President -USSR Press -Evans -Robert D. Novak -Politics President's schedule ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 51s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 ********************************************************************** PRC -Reston article -Chou En-lai -Kissinger's talk with Chou En-lai -Reston -United Nation [UN] -The President Stephen B. Bull entered and left at an unknown time after 9:52 am. Chou En-lai -Comments about UN Arms control -Gerard Smith Pakistan -[Sheik Mujibur Rahman]
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Press coverage -Possible action ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [National Security] [Duration: 23s ] PAKISTAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ********************************************************************** PRC -Conservatives -Liberals Arms control -Liberals -SALT -Harriman -John F. Kennedy -Nonproliferation Treaty -SALT -Possible agreement -Timing President's schedule -[JCS] meeting -Location -David Packard -Agnew -Chiefs -Haig
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-3 (cont.)
-Melvin R. Laird Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:52 am. JCS meeting -Cabinet Room -Briefing books -Number -Agnew -Seating The President, Haldeman, Kissinger and Bull left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 559-24 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agent] met. President’s location -Cabinet Room The unknown people [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 11:59.
Conversation No. 559-4 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office An unknown man met with Manolo Sanchez; unknown people [Secret Service agents] were present at the beginning of the meeting.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-24 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Federal Statute] [Duration: 4s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** President’s location ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Non-historical Returnable] [Duration: 1m 54s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The unknown man and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:59 am.
Conversation No. 559-5 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-4 (cont.)
[Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 559-6 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Federal Statute] [Duration: 19s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** President’s location -West wing -Cabinet Room -West wing
Conversation No. 559-7 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 11:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-6 (cont.)
President's schedule -Gifts -Prime Minister Lon Nol -Exchange with the President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:59 am.
Conversation No. 559-8 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 11:59 am - 1:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sisowath Sirik Matak and Sophia K. Porson. Photograph -President’s 1953 visit to Cambodia -Location -Angkor Wat Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins and members of the press entered at 12:00 pm. Press photograph Atkins and the members of the press left at 12:02 pm. Henry A. Kissinger entered at 12:02 pm. Interpreter Sisowath's reception in US -Los Angeles -Disneyland An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:02 pm. Refreshment
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:04 pm. Presentation to President Cambodia -People -1970 invasion -Media -Predictions -Associated Press [AP] -Population -Defense of country -Territory -Vietnam War -North Vietnam -Vietcong -Cambodian military -Volunteers -Defense -President's 1953 trip -Norodom Sihanouk -Neutrality -Khmer people -Communist forces -Sanctuaries -People -Morale -Support for government -Defense plan -Dividing line -North and Northeast -Population -North Vietnamese -People -Support for government -Percentage -Communists -North Vietnamese -Percentage -Large cities -Phnom Penh
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-8 (cont.)
-Population -Problems -Water, food, electricity -Prospects -Military -North Vietnamese forces -Dry and rainy seasons -Numbers -Divisions -Number -First -Cambodian action -Route 4 Operation -Kompong Som -South Vietnamese -Morale of people -Phnom Penh -US press -Confidence -North Vietnamese -Territory -North and Northeast -Vietnam -US presence -Withdrawal -Concerns -Cambodia army -US air support -South Vietnamese forces -Cooperation -Effect on Cambodian population -Khmer people and government -Asia -Nixon Doctrine -US withdrawal -People's Republic of China [PRC], Japan, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Vietnam -Cambodian support -US relations with PRC -US-PRC relations
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-8 (cont.)
-Universality -PRC -Proximity to Cambodia -President's forthcoming meeting with Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung -Possible effect -US commitments -Predictions -Difficulty -Position of PRC -Matak’s experience -Ambassador to PRC -Asianization -Geneva Agreement -US presence -Importance -Air and sea forces -Compared to ground forces -US Congress -View in Southeast Asia -Japan -Role -Compared to PRC -Cambodian security -North Vietnam Stephen B. Bull [?] entered at an unknown time after 12:02 pm. National Press Club Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 1:04 pm. -USSR -North Vietnam -PRC -US military presence -Naval, air, ground -Asia -Defense responsibilities -US aid -Withdrawal -South Vietnam
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-8 (cont.)
-US casualties -US aims -Asian independence -Asian rim -PRC -Peace -PRC -Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Thailand -Relations with PRC -US commitments to other nations -Asian independence -Peace -President’s forthcoming talks with PRC -Possible effect -Peace -Melvin R. Laird, William P. Rogers -Prime minister -Laird, Rogers -President’s statement -President's visit, 1953 -Cambodians -US military and economics aid -US Congress -Chief of State -Lon Nol -Communist aggression -Goals -Territorial integrity -Freedom -Possible postwar settlement -Geneva Agreement -PRC, Taiwan -Matak's National Press Club appearance -Angkor Wat -The President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Press conference -President’s regrets The President, et al. left at 1:04 pm.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 559-25 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:04 pm and 1:10 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. President’s location The unknown people [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time between 1:04 pm and 1:10 pm.
Conversation No. 559-9 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 1:10 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Aldo F. DiChiara, Cresenzi W. Castaldo, and George T. Bell; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. [The recording begins while the conversation is already in progress] Castaldo's name ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 42s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
********************************************************************** Presentation of gifts Plaque Photograph Expression of support for President President's schedule -Convention -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Dallas -Knights of Columbus Parochial schools -Federal assistance -Supreme Court Presentation of gifts -Cufflinks -Gold balls -Presidential seals DiChiara, et al. left at 1:15 pm. [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 559-10 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 1:15 pm - 1:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-10 (cont.)
President's schedule -Jon M. Huntsman Butterfield left at 1:16 pm.
Conversation No. 559-11 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 1:16 pm - 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with A. Blaine Huntsman and Jon M. Huntsman; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Photograph session Presentation of gifts -Golf balls The Huntsmans left at 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 559-12 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 1:18 pm - 1:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Environment -Paper -Maurice H. Stans -John [D. Ehrlichman] Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:18 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-12 (cont.)
Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm. Environment -John Woodbridge -Stans -Jobs -Environmentalists President’s schedule -Glacier Park -[Cyclemates] -Michael J. Mansfield -Compared to Yellowstone National Park -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Sisowath Sirik Matak -Tea ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 35s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** -Edward J. Gurney -Quote -Relationship with Administration -Appointment with the President -Voting record -Appointment with the President -Photograph session Personnel
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-12 (cont.)
-Julie Robinson -Constance M. Stuart -Helen Smith -Salary -Salary -Penny Adams -Relationship with Mrs. Nixon -Smith ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Privacy] [Duration: 26s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** -Possible action -Salaries -Relationship with Mrs. Nixon -General Services Administration [GSA] -Stuart -Lucy A. Winchester -Adams -Comparability -Winchester -Mrs. Nixon -Instructions for Haldeman -Smith -Adams
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-12 (cont.)
President's schedule -Meeting -Mrs. Nixon Haldeman left at 1:30 pm.
Conversation No. 559-13 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:30 pm and 2:31 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?]. The President's schedule [Unintelligible] Butterfield and the unknown person [Bull?] left at an unknown time before 2:31 pm.
Conversation No. 559-14 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:31 pm - unknown before 2:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Paul Harvey -White House tour -Harry S. Dent -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Bill signing
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-14 (cont.)
The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 2:31 pm and 2:33 pm. [Conversation No. 559-14A] President's schedule -Agriculture bill -John D. Ehrlichman -Council of Economic Advisers [CEA] -Bill -George P. Shultz, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Peter M. Flanigan -Harvey -Tour -Dent -West wing [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. Butterfield and Bull left at an unknown time before 2:33 pm.
Conversation No. 559-15 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 2:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 7-84]
Conversation No. 559-16
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:33 pm - 2:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 7-85; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 559-17 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:37 pm - unknown before 2:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -George P. Shultz -Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. -Paul Harvey Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:38 pm.
Conversation No. 559-18 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:38 pm - 2:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Kenneth R. Cole, Jr. and George P. Shultz.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-18 (cont.)
Budget -Bills -Agriculture -Labor-Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Problems -Obligational authority -Outlays -Labor-HEW Bill -Outlays -Social services -Payments to states -Limits -Veto -Health programs -Hospitals -Medical programs -Veto -William E. Timmons -Congress -House and Senate votes -Conference report -Health and social services appropriations -Agriculture -Obligational authority -Overage -Housing and Urban Development [HUD] Sewer and Water Facilities appropriation -Veto -Timmons -House of Representatives -Conference report -Frank T. Bow -Bryce Harlow -[Clifford M. Hardin] -John D. Ehrlichman's views -Vetoes -Economy -John B. Connally -Administration options -Impounding funds -Instructions to agencies
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-18 (cont.)
-Grants -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Impounding funds -Legislation -Harlow -President's instructions on implementation -Possible statement -HUD -John C. Whitaker -Environmentalists -George W. Romney -HEW -Social services programs -Health care -National Institutes of Health [NIH] Cole and Shultz left at 2:46 pm.
Conversation No. 559-19 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:46 pm and 2:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Letter dictation -Norris Cotton -President’s trip to New Hampshire Cotton White House church service -New York Times Conversation No. 559-20
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:46 pm and 2:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:59 pm.
Conversation No. 559-21 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 2:59 pm - 3:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harvey, and Harry S. Dent; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Tour Photograph session William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Meeting -Oakland Political activism -1963 -Vietnam War -Civil rights -Mark Rudd -Economic factors -Mario Savio -Student movement -Chicago
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.)
-Mayor Richard J. Daley -1968 Democratic convention Harvey -Radio show -Stations -Television -College campuses Support for the President -Students Liberal establishment -East -Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles -Elite -Values -Pentagon Papers -Previous administration's actions -Professors, intellectual leaders, opinion makers, business elite Support for President -Sources -Working people -Hardhats, police, farmers -The South -Elite -Civil war -Compared to other regions -Midwest, East -Far West -Orange County, San Diego -Issues -National defense -Ending Vietnam war -Demonstrators -Law and order -Elite -President’s familiarity -Washington, DC -New York
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.)
-Leader class -Middle class, working class -Values -Nation's heartland -Location -South and Midwest -New York -California -South -North -Central Valley -Opinion makers -Foreign policy The media -Harvey’s audience -Hardhats -Chicago Tribune -Journalism schools -Columbia University -Chicago Tribune -Graham -Proposed university Code of conduct -Leadership Public attitudes -Law enforcement -Vietnam war -Religion -Graham -Norman Vincent Peale -President's religious affiliation -Protestants -Graham -Eugene Carson Blake -Roman Catholics -Progressive churches -Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Mormons, Fundamentalists, Southern Baptists -Working classes -Leader class
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-21 (cont.)
-Youth -President's leadership -Supreme Court justices -Journalism The media -Network television -George Hutton Presentation of gifts by President -Cufflinks -Golf balls Graham Harvey's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger Mr. & Mrs. Harvey, and Dent left at 3:19 pm.
Conversation No. 559-22 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:19 and 3:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. Butterfield left at an unknown time before 3:21 pm. Conversation No. 559-23 Date: August 10, 1971 Time: 3:21 pm - 4:14 pm Location: Oval Office
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Photograph session Environmental issues -Air bags The press -Journalism seminar -Columbia University -Reporters -Shepard’s comments -Credibility gap -Balance -Story -Safety laws -Housewife and airbag -Possible film Leader class -Criticism of US -Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane [DDT] -Consumers -Environmentalism -US world role -Racism -Environmentalism -Quality of goods -US world role -Imperialism -Motives -Environmentalism -Defeatism -Permissiveness -Crime -Drugs Support for the President -Paul Harvey
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-President's meeting -Constituencies -Hardhats, farmers, Southerners, police, firemen, servicemen, Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Antiballistic missiles [ABM] -Senate -Vietnam war Leader class -View of President -Compared to Barry M. Goldwater, Eugene J. McCarthy -President’s familiarity -Arrogance -Professors -Media -Henry A. Kissinger -Right wing radicals -Goldwater, McCarthy -Communism -Destruction of authority -Churches -President's affiliation -Quakers -Peace issue -William F. (“Billy”) Graham and Norman Vincent Peale -Roman Catholic Church -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Authority -Erosion -Businessmen -Working classes -Silent majority -Size -Orientation of news media -New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago -Shepard -The system -Effect on education and religion -Contempt for society
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-Issues -Race -Opportunity -Welfare Support for the President -Cabinet -White House -Congress -John B. Connally Leader class -President’s fight -Polls Public attitudes -Look magazine mail -Positive viewpoint -Smith College -Shepard's wife and daughter -Max Salvatori -Compared to Kissinger -Intellectuals -National self-discipline -Work ethic -Benjamin Ward Keener of B. F. Goodrich Company -United Fund Red Cross -Invitation to Shepard -Inspirational address -Citizen action Leader class -Catholic War Veterans -Hardhats -Meeting with the President -Reaction -Businessmen -James M. Roche -Shepard’s note -Public mail -Businessmen
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-Stockholders -Look magazine -Editors -[Forename unknown] Coles -Problem orientation -Balance Public attitudes -Ralph Nader -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Immigration -Foreign view of US -Bucharest, Belgrade -1959 US exhibition in Moscow -Kitchen Debate -Shepard's meeting President -Unknown people -Support for America Leader class -Background -Views -Guilt -Racism -Poverty -Foreign policy -Wars -Blacks -Social inequality -Communist system -Class separation -Compared to democratic system Public attitudes -Polls -Positive messages -Responses -The press -Problem orientation -Sense of history -Salvatori
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-Northampton -US -USSR -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Hans [Surname unknown] -Amherst College -Smith College Support for the President -Shepard -President’s reelection -President’s speeches Forthcoming election -Democratic candidates -Issues -National economy -Foreign policy -People’s Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Vietnam -Law and order -Inflation -Unemployment -Comparison to John F. Kennedy administration National economy -Consumers -Retail sales, housing -Possible Administration action -Strength -Problem -International competition -Productivity -Labor -Inflation -Ending Vietnam war -Vietnam -Unemployment -President’s recent press conference -Trends -World War II
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-Full employment -Foreign policy -Unions -Attitude of businessmen -Unemployment during Kennedy years -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC], American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC], Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] Leader class -Compared to hardhats -Vietnam -President’s November 3, 1969 speech -Mail -PRC -Chinese people -Meeting with Chou En-lai -Purpose -Challenge -Roche -Ideal role -Character -Principle -Permissiveness -Issues -US role -Compared to USSR -Defense -Space -Compared to Japan -Steel -Ken Crawford -Washington Post column Shepard’s audience -Youth -The President’s role -Leader class -Businessmen -Direction, character, backbone Presentation of gifts by President
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Conv. No. 559-23 (cont.)
-Golf balls -Paperweight -Pen Shepard and Haldeman left at 4:14 pm.