561

Date: 
Aug 11, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 561-1 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:53 am and 9:08 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:08 am.
Conversation No. 561-2 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 9:08 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 7-86]
Conversation No. 561-3 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:08 am and 9:10 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Kissinger's schedule Conversation No. 561-4
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 9:10 am - 11:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Instruction to Haldeman -Telephone call -Mother [Mrs. W. F. Graham] -Age -Invitations -White House church service -Mrs. Graham -Number Speechwriting Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. -Writer ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 30s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** The environment -Maurice H. Stans's memorandum -Peter M. Flanigan -Business community -John C. Whitaker -Domestic Council -Flanigan -Quality
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
Sisowath Sirik Matak's family -Gifts from President -Cufflinks -Compacts Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Schedule -Reception -Mrs. Matak Henry A. Kissinger entered at 9:15 am. Berlin -Allies' meeting with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Four Powers -Possible agreement -USSR concessions -France -Text President's schedule -White House church service -Dr. Nelson Bell, Mrs. W. F. Graham, Graham's father-in-law staff -Timing White House facilities -Health unit -Ronald L. Ziegler’s comments -William Scherle -Helen Thomas story -Scherle -President’s use -Press coverage -Bowling alley -Swimming pool -Location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Scherle -Ziegler’s tour -Press
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Size -Scherle -White House response to news stories -Cost -Federal deficit -Thomas story -Cost figures -Ziegler's comments -President's use -News stories -Removal of swimming pool, sauna -Possible White House response -Haldeman -Ziegler -Thomas story -President's use -Ziegler -Congressional facilities -President’s use -Massuer -Public relations -Changes when President took office -Masseurs Camp David facilities -Proposed changes -Congressional committee staff -Tour -Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes -Reaction -Swimming pool -Renovation White House facilities -Health unit -Installation -Timing -Thomas story -Public reaction -Wire story -Whirlpool
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Accuracy -Donald Oberdorfer, Jr.’s, story -Harry S. Truman -Bowling Alley -Scherle -Members of Scherle's staff -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -News stories -White House response -Scherle -Victor Lasky -Samuel Rayburn building facilities -Clark MacGregor's possible action -Tour for Congressman -Scherle President's previous trip to New Hampshire -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] story -Politics -Trips by John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson -Primary states -White House response -Primary states -President's schedule -Wisconsin -Florida -California -Ohio -Pennsylvania -Roger H. Mudd -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Mudd -White House response -Primary states -Trips -Financing -Thomas J. McIntyre -Maine -White House response -McIntyre -Lawrence O'Brien, Jr.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Activities -Inspection tour -Nursing home -Ziegler White House facilities -Health unit -President's use -Message -News story -Public reaction -Ziegler Peter H. Dominick -Appearance on "Today" show -News summary -Henry ("Scoop") Jackson -Treatment by White House -MacGregor -President's schedule -Senate visits -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -John G. Tower -President's foreign policy -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Claiborne Pell US-PRC relations -James B. (“Scotty”) Reston’s interview with Chou En-lai -President -Courage -Vietnam -Kissinger -United Nations [UN] -Kissinger's schedule -New York Times -Interview with Chou En-lai -Taiwan -Possible PRC reaction
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [National Security] [Duration: 3s ] PRC END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** -New York Times access to White House staff -Edward L. Dale, Jr. -Religious editor -Interview with Chou En-lai -Possible public response -Press coverage -Possible administration response -Letter to New York Times -William P. Rogers -Patrick J. Buchanan -Rogers -David Rockefeller -Floyd [Surname unknown] -Possible administration response -Letter -Buchanan -President -Vietnam -New York Times -Possible effect in PRC -Chou En-lai’s opposition -UN -Possible administration response -President's forthcoming trip -New York Times -Letter
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Member of Congress -Rogers -Kissinger's conversations -Australian ambassador -Charles E. (“Chip”) Bohlen -USSR -Press coverage -Readership -Possible administration response -New York Times -Ziegler, Herbert G. Klein, John A. Scali -Pentagon Papers -Washington Post -Dale -Access to White House staff -Social events -New York Times editorial -Buchanan -Motive -PRC trip -PRC trip -George Meany -Comments -Speechwriter -Compared to Administration’s -Shepard -Reston interview -Impact on PRC -President’s opposition -Dominick's statements -Carl T. Curtis -President's forthcoming trip -Chou En-lai's interview with Reston -Diplomatic relations US-USSR relations -Kissinger's conversation with Haldeman -President's possible summit -Secrecy -John D. Ehrlichman, Peter G. Peterson, Scali, Ziegler, John N. Mitchell, John B. Connally, Spiro T. Agnew
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Timing -Timing -1972 campaign -California primary -President’s forthcoming trip to PRC President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Timing -1972 campaign -Primaries -New Hampshire, Florida, Wisconsin -Democrats -Jackson -Convention Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:15 am and 10:50 am. President’s schedule -Florida, California, Wisconsin [Conversation No. 561-4A] US-PRC relations -Reston interview with Chou En-lai -Joseph C. Kraft -Kissinger's schedule -New York Times -Interview with Chou En-lai -Possible White House response -Letter -Richard A. Moore -C. Douglas Dillon -Robert D. Murphy -Robert S. McNamara -Murphy -John J. McCloy -Rockefeller -Senate President's schedule
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Forthcoming Trips to PRC and USSR -Timing of announcements -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Peking -Duration -Scheduling -Translation problems -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -Berlin -Timing -Announcement -Emperor of Japan -Japan India-Pakistan -Kissinger's conversation with Harvard Professor, August 11, 1971 -Edward M. Kennedy -Self-determination -East Pakistan -PRC -Taiwan -Tibet -Relief aid -Rogers’ offer -UN -U Thant -PRC -Volunteer organization -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with PRC ambassador -Kennedy -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie President's schedule -Forthcoming trip to PRC -Timing -Stopovers -Wake Island -San Clemente -Guam -Wake Island -Manila -Anchorage
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Hong Kong -Taiwan -Okinawa -San Clemente -Forthcoming trip to USSR -Timing -1972 campaign -Primaries -New Hampshire, Florida -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with PRC official -Paul N. McCloskey, Jr. -New Hampshire -Ziegler’s possible press briefing -News coverage -News Stories -Little Jim -Reston -Television -Analogy to moonshot -Forthcoming trip to USSR -Timing -Press coverage -Television -PRC trip -Stopover -Ireland -John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy -Britain -Shannon -Mulcahy’s home -Preparation for summit -Possible meeting with allies -Timing -Announcement -1972 campaign -Politics -Tour -Israel, Africa, Ireland -Possible meeting with allies -Location -Camp David
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Possible press conference -International monetary situation -Timing -Announcements -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to PRC -USSR -Kissinger's conversation with Chou En-lai -Trip to PRC -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with PRC ambassador in Paris -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Dobrynin -Press -Bernard Gwertzman's Story -Associated Press [AP] -New York Times -USSR note to President -Announcement of President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Note -John Foster Dulles -Llewellyn E. (“Tommy”) Thompson, Jr. -State Department -Timing of announcement -Vietnam Vietnam -Negotiations President's schedule -Kissinger’s PRC trip -Timing of announcement -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito visit -Advance Party -Secret Service -Ehrlichman -Timing of announcement -Berlin -Vietnam -Josip Broz Tito's forthcoming visit to US -Trip to USSR -Announcement -State visit -Camp David
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Dinner at Yugoslav Embassy -Travel -South Korea -USSR -French -Camp David -Emilio Garrastazu Médici -Indira Gandhi -Yakubu Gowon -Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan -Forthcoming meeting -Talking points -India-Pakistan relations -Possible war -US involvement -Cambodia and Laos News stories concerning PRC -New York Times -Gwertzman President’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to USSR -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Dobrynin ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [National Security] [Duration: 16s ] USSR END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 **********************************************************************
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Announcement -Confidentiality -President’s schedule -Dobrynin -Contact with State Department -Rogers -Credit -President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Rogers -Reports -Richard V. (“Dick”) Allen Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -PRC -UN representation -Vietnam Foreign policy -Vision -PRC compared to USSR -Gen. Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -British statesmen -Winston Churchill -Connally’s view PRC -State Department -Rogers -UN representation -Impact on Taiwan -Conversation with Scali -Ping-pong diplomacy -Role -Messages -Warsaw talks -President’s instructions to Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. -PRC ambassador to Warsaw -Chou En-lai’s comment to Kissinger
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
State Department -Role in policy formulation -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Cambodia and Laos -Jordan -Possible press stories -Liberals -PRC President's forthcoming trip to USSR -Kissinger's possible backgrounder -President’s backgrounder -Andrei A. Gromyko -Possible backgrounder -Announcement -President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Possible impact -Compared to PRC trip President's foreign policy -Critics -Accuracy -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] -SALT -PRC trip -USSR -Jordan -1972 campaign -Vietnam -Views of Leonid I. Brezhnev and Mao Tse-tung The President left at an unknown time before 10:50 pm. Vietnam -USSR -Election -Congress' schedule Kissinger’s schedule -PRC -Press
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
Kissinger left and the President entered at 10:50 am. US foreign policy -President’s forthcoming trip to USSR -Compared to PRC trip -Kissinger's advice -State Department -Rogers -Strategic thinking -PRC -USSR -Rogers's conversation with Haldeman -SALT -Invitation to Brezhnev -President's possible visit to European Economic Community [EEC] -Public opinion -Europe, Latin America, Africa -Israel -India-Pakistan -Biafra -Compared to Pakistan -Strategic thinking -Rogers -State Department -Kissinger and the President -NSC meetings -State Department -PRC -USSR -Great Britain -Rogers President's forthcoming trip to USSR -Secrecy -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Winston Lord -Dobrynin meeting -Kissinger's reaction -Helicopter -Mt. Vernon
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Boat -Importance Ziegler entered at 10:58 am. Ziegler's forthcoming press briefing -Ziegler's conversation with John N. Mitchell -Forthcoming announcement -Press conference -Ziegler’s possible comments -John V. Lindsay -Ziegler's forthcoming call to Nelson A. Rockefeller -Vietnam -George C. Wallace -Statement on August 11, 1971 concerning busing -President’s cabinet -Busing -President’s position -Supreme Court's ruling -Dual school system -Compulsion -Congress -Use of federal funds -President's orders -Elliot L. Richardson, Mitchell -Violation -Consequences -George Meany -President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -President's forthcoming visit to PRC -Reston's interview with Chou En-Lai -Chou En-lai's conversation with Kissinger -President's objective -White House facilities -Usage -Public perception Press -New York Times, Washington Post -Access to White House staff -Edward Dale
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
-Possible calls -handling -[Pentagon Papers] -Klein -Scali Ziegler's forthcoming press briefing -President's schedule -1972 campaign -President’s recent trip -Mudd report -McIntyre -[Forename unknown] Gergis [sp?] The President talked with Harmon Killebrew between 11:10 am and 11:15 am. [Conversation No. 561-4B] [See Conversation No. 7-87] -Schedule -Minnesota Twins -Washington [Senators] fans -Comments by Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower Bob Allison -Activities -Commentary -Senators Killebrew -Recreation -Gift from President -Golf ball [End of telephone conversation] Ziegler left at 11:16 am. Gift for Killebrew
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
Killebrew’s home run -White House notification President's schedule -Bowlers -Auto racers President's forthcoming trip to USSR -Kissinger's reaction -Buchanan -PRC -Foreign policy -Importance National economy -Popular opinion -President's forthcoming conversation with George P. Shultz Polls -Louis Harris -Possible questions -Budget allocations -Defense -USSR -Compared to housing, education, environment -Taxes -Domestic Council -Edwin L. Harper -Popular view concerning federal spending -Federal spending -Taxes -Prices -Programs National economy -Unemployment -Date of release of government statistics Speechwriting -Shepard -Writer
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
President's forthcoming speeches -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Knights of Columbus -President’s meeting with Shultz -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Price -Radio talks President's schedule -Ehrlichman ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 10s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** Religion in US -Graham’s recent visit -Implications -President's conversation with Graham, August 10, 1971 -Shepard’s comment -Public mail President's speechwriters -Price's view -Shepard -Leader class Graham -Audience
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
Leader class -Education -Impact on religious views -Views concerning emotion -Pragmatism -Cowardice -Mulcahy -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Peter G. Peterson -Meetings -Ministers -College presidents -Kent State University -Softness -Environment -Consumers -Blacks -Flanigan -Ehrlichman -Business -Consumers -Environment -Environment -Environment -Whitaker -Russell E. Train -Stans George H.W. Bush -Performance -Possible actions -Public speaking -President as world leader -Bohemian Grove Graham -View -Connally -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 53s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 ********************************************************************** National economy -President's forthcoming program -Impact -Connally's role -Wage price freeze -Taxes -Foreign monetary policy -President's possible role -Connally’s possible speech -Timing -Prime time compared to new time -Hobart Rowen's article, August 11, 1971 -Devaluation -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Dollar’s possible behavior -Effect on domestic economy -Devaluation -International monetary situation -Connally -Psychological effect -Henry S. Reuss committee report -Shultz's conversation with his son -Popular opinion -Rowen's article -Canada, West Germany -Action -President's forthcoming program -Connally -Politics
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-4 (cont.)
President's schedule -Ehrlichman Haldeman left at 11:40 am.
Conversation No. 561-13 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:40 am and 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 561-5 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:40 am and 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 20s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 **********************************************************************
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:53 am.
Conversation No. 561-6 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:40 am and 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Briefcase The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:53 am.
Conversation No. 561-7 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:40 am and 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Location of forthcoming meeting -Oval Office compared to Executive Office Building [EOB] -Bills signing -Number Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:40 am. Instruction -Delay on action
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:53 am. President's schedule -Wolf Trap -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Ehrlichman -Bill signing Bull left at an unknown time before 11:53 am.
Conversation No. 561-8 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 11:53 am - 12:51 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Kent State University -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, jr. -Meeting with Ehrlichman, August 11, 1971 -Possible calls to William Saxbe and Robert Taft, Jr. -John N. Mitchell -Clark MacGregor Declassification order -Possible story -World War II -Korea -Lebanon -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Cuba -John F. Kennedy -Group recommendation -Exemptions -Intelligence sources -On-going negotiations
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-7 (cont.)
-Foreign relations -Ehrlichman's possible backgrounder -Press -New classification system -Off-the-record sessions -Classified material -Action of certain newspapers -Classification authority -Limitation -Classified material -Distribution -Public's right to know -National security -On-going negotiations -President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -[New York Times] story -Administration’s reaction -Leaks -Reaction of foreign government -Leaks -Pentagon Papers -State Department story -Unknown ambassador -Henry A. Kissinger -PRC concern -Administration's prosecution of New York Times -On-going negotiations -Other governments' concerns -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -PRC -Chou En-lai's interview with James B. (“Scotty”) Reston -Chou En-lai's conversations with Kissinger -Effect on US foreign policy negotiations -President's conversations with foreign leaders -Josef Broz Tito -Nicolae Ceausescu -Secrecy -Agreements compared to negotiations -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Col. Edward M. House's comments -Attorney-client privilege
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-Labor negotiations -Steel and rail strikes -[New York Times case] -President’s action -Purpose -President’s negotiating position -Pentagon Papers -Historical information -Limitation on classification authority -Copying of classified documents -Xerox machine -Presidential initiatives -Need to know -Backgrounding with classified documents -Leak -Effect on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -New York Times -Effect on negotiations -Investigation -Reporters’ efforts -Polygraph -William Beecher's call to unknown man -President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Administration’s openness -National security information -Protection -Press -Pages declassified -Handling of President's papers -Kissinger -Distribution -Need to know -Debriefing -Copying -Xeroxing -Pentagon Papers Leak -Unknown State Department official's conversation with Beecher -Possible administration reaction -Suspension
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-Transfer -Aid to Liberia -Ehrlichman's possible conversation with William P. Rogers -SALT -Polygraph examination -Beecher’s story -Declassification -Cuba Busing -Edward L. Morgan's schedule -Mayor of Dallas, Texas -Mitchell -Corpus Christi -Austin, Texas -Ronald L. Ziegler's press briefing -Federal law -Compliance -South Carolina -Reaction to Elliot L. Richardson's letter to Carl B. Albert -Requirement -Citizens' Committee response -George P. Shultz Ziegler entered at 12:18 pm. -Ziegler's previous press briefing -President's position -Consequences of failure to support -Federal bureaucracy -Local plans -Dual school system -Morgan's schedule -Ziegler's previous press briefing -President's directive -President's meeting with Mitchell and Richardson -Richardson's letter to Albert -Possible inquiries -Content -Ziegler's previous press briefing -President's position
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-Racial balance -Dual school system -Desegregation -Moral aspect -George C. Wallace's statement -Ziegler's previous press briefing -John V. Lindsay -George Meany -Jim Naughton -Republican Party -Range of philosophies -John B. Connally Lindsay -Ziegler's conversation with Mitchell -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Location -Venezuela -Ranch Ziegler left at 12:23 pm. Pentagon Papers case -Krogh -Daniel Ellsberg -Strange bias -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Locksmiths -Grand jury -Grand Jury -Timing -Ellsberg arraignment -Federal investigators -Defense Department -FBI -J. Edgar Hoover -Press -Ehrlichman's conversation with Mitchell, August 6, 1971 -Report by Krogh's man
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
Hoover -Tenure in office -Mitchell's views -Possible conversation with President -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Possible successor -L. Patrick Gray -Relationships -[First name unknown] Brennan, William C. Sullivan -Possible successor -Gray -Conversation with President after 1968 election -1972 campaign -Ellsberg investigation -The President’s forthcoming conversation with Mitchell Public service jobs -President's instructions concerning discretionary money -Illinois -New Jersey -California -Formula Martin C. (“Marty”) Anderson -Possible role with administration -Haldeman's conversation with President -Special consultant -Domestic Council -Size of staff -Budget -Congressional relations -Point of view Administration's positions -Revenue-sharing -Welfare reform -House Resolution [H R] 1 -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -President's schedule Unknown man's letter to President
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-Availability of jobs in San Diego -Ehrlichman's response -Publicity -Effect Hand guns -"Saturday night specials" -President's conversation with head of National Rifle Association [NRA] -Possible legislation -Krogh Pentagon Papers Kent State University -Support of unknown senators Pentagon Papers -Possible administration action -Press coverage -Timing -Ehrlichman's possible conversation with Kissinger President's schedule -Possible press conference -International monetary situation National security -Intelligence
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 1m 46s ] INTELLIGENCE END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** -Rogers -News leak -Possible National Security Council [NSC] procedures -Congress -Laird -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Beecher's Story -Jackson -Jackson -Ehrlichman's conversation with Laird -SALT -State and Defense Departments -Possible NSC procedures -Ehrlichman's possible conversation with Kissinger -National Security Study Memorandum [NSSM] -William H. Rehnquist's committee -Classification guidelines -President's procedures -Need to know -Debriefing -Copying Property Review Board -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Arnold R. Weber -Possible successor
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-Donald H. Rumsfeld Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -President's possible veto -President’s view -Administration's policy -Legislation -Albert H. Quie -Views -Samuel L. Devine -Mexican-American deputy director Ehrlichman's visit to Denver, August 10, 1971 -Schedule Rogers C. B. Morton -Meeting with John A. Love -Colorado -Department of Interior -Location Department of Agriculture -Location -Kansas, Nebraska -Clifford M. Hardin -Congress -Clarence D. Palmby -Possible new secretary Interior Department -Morton -Walter J. Hickel -Activities -Television appearance President's forthcoming meeting with Shultz
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
Administration's programs -OEO -Revenue-sharing -Welfare reform -Pollution -Consumers -Education -President's schedule -National economy -President's forthcoming program -Cost -Political aspect -Revenue sharing -Welfare reform Welfare reform -Question and answer session -Ehrlichman’s response -Possible Congressional action -Compromise -House bill -Experimentation National economy -President's forthcoming program -Federal pay raise -Shultz -Federal employee concerns -Possible wage and price freeze -Possible speech Ehrlichman’s forthcoming press briefing Pentagon Papers -Press coverage -Ellsberg -Ellsberg's schedule -National Students Conference -Location -Denver -Attendees
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-8 (cont.)
-George S. McGovern -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Edmund S. Muskie -Earth Day Ehrlichman left at 12:51 pm.
Conversation No. 561-9 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:51 pm and 12:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -George P. Shultz -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Speechwriting
Conversation No. 561-10 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:51 pm and 12:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Request for a meeting with Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 561-11
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 12:57 pm - 12:58 pm Location: Oval Office H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President. President's schedule -Executive Office Building [ EOB]
Conversation No. 561-12 Date: August 11, 1971 Time: 12:59 pm - 1:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Busing -President's policy -Ziegler’s recent press conference -United Press International [UPI] story -President’s directive -Desegregation -Dual school system -Federal compliance Declassification order -John D. Ehrlichman -Historical information -World War II -Korean War -Cuba -Lebanon -Classification authority -Limitation -Public right to know -Protection of classified information -Ehrlichman's forthcoming press briefing
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-Timing Ziegler left and Charles W. Colson entered at 1:01 pm. National security -President's previous conversation with Ehrlichman -New York Times article -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Negotiations Pentagon Papers -Democrats' reaction -Possible Congressional hearings -Democrats -Republicans -October 3, 1971 election in Vietnam -Administration's position -Henry A. Kissinger -Timing -Michael J. Mansfield, J. William Fulbright -Possible administration action -Columnists -Richard L. Wilson -Hawks -David Lawrence, Joseph W. Alsop, William S. White -Democrats -Unknown man -Alger Hiss case -Activities -Vietnamese elections -Democrats -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh's efforts -Possible Congressional hearings -W. Averell Harriman -Ngo Dinh Diem -Overthrow of Diem -F. Edward Hébert's position -Daniel Ellsberg -Unknown man's investigation -Liberals -In-fighting
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-New Yorker magazine -John F. Kennedy's intellectuals -McGeorge Bundy -Comparison to fight between Communists and Socialists -Public reaction -Forthcoming election -Eugene J. McCarthy -1968 campaign Congress -Recess Colson's activities -Cabinet -Lull Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Speech -August 10, 1971 -Liberal Democrats -Effect on working people -Reaction -Location -New York City -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization [AFL-CIO] -Reaction -Impact on the Administration -Raymond R. Corbett -Administration’s view -Speech -Liberal Democrats -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Intellectuals -New left -Views -Working people -Timing National economy -Fact sheet
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-Public opinion -Analogy -Laos -Casualties -Timing -Economic indicators -Retail sales -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Figures -July 1971 -George P. Shultz -Automobiles -June compared to July -Public malaise -Media -Democrats -Republicans -Transience -President's foreign policy activism -Businessmen's views -Profits and sales -Statistics -Unemployment -Polls -Commerce Department's forthcoming survey -Maurice H. Stans -Businessmen -International monetary situation -August -International monetary situation -Vacations -Television ratings -President's forthcoming program -Timing -Stock market -Cabinet's possible efforts -Colson’s conversation with John B. Connally -Stans -James D. Hodgson -Labor contracts -Coal miners
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-Longshoremen -Hodgson -Unemployment -Ehrlichman -Summer 1971 -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] report -Unknown person -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Breadwinners -Louis Harris polls -Accuracy -Public psychology -Timing -Congress -Procedures Polls -Harris, George H. Gallup -President's public reception -Ohio, Iowa, Alabama, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, Maine ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 1s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** George Meany -Treatment by administration -Ziegler's press briefing -Personal greeting -Public events -Jackson -Edmund S. Muskie
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-Unknown person’s call to Colson -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Jackson Manolo Sanchez and Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:01 pm. Briefcase Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:30 pm. The President's schedule -Kissinger -George P. Shultz -Peter G. Peterson -Haldeman -Executive Office Building [EOB] Bull left at 1:30 pm. Haldeman and Rose Mary Woods entered at 1:30 pm. Book by [Dorothy Sayre] -Jack J. Dreyfus, Jr. -Religious -Print date -Bookbinder -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Harcourt Brace -Norman Vincent Peale -Letter President's previous visit to Indiana -Possible loss of notes -Secret Service -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -American Legion newspaper story -Diary -Schedule cards -Location -Hannah Milhous Nixon’s home -Article
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-John F. Kennedy -PRC -Unknown man Woods left at 1:36 pm. Briefcase -Notes Jackson speech Meany -PRC policy Harris poll President's public reception around nation -New Hampshire and Maine President’s schedule -Peterson -President's conversation with Bull -International monetary situation National economy -Textiles -Peterson -President's memo -Peter M. Flanigan -Alexander P. Butterfield -President's schedule -Possible meeting with Peterson -Peterson’s possible conversation with Flanigan -Possible import quota -Industry -Quota bill -Flanigan -Memorandum -Possible conversation with Peterson -President's schedule -Peterson
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 561-12 (cont.)
-Shultz Mrs. Matak -Forthcoming tea with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, August 11, 1971 -Presidential gifts -Cufflinks -Compacts National economy -Unemployment figures Ehrlichman The President, Colson and Haldeman left at 1:43 pm.
Conversation No. 561-14 Date: Unknown between August 11, 1971 and August 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:43 pm, August 11 and 8:43 am, August 12, 1971 Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 561-14A] President’s location -Executive Office Building [EOB] [End of telephone conversation] An agent met with an unknown man [Secret Service agent]. President’s location -EOB An agent talked with an unknown person. A. J. [Surname unknown]