566

Date: 
Aug 17, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 566-1 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:44 am and 10:39 am Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President’s schedule -Telephone call to Roman L. Hruska -Birthday greetings -Hruska’s location -Helsinki, Finland President's speeches -Drafts -Patrick J. Buchanan and John J. McLaughlin -William Safire -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Buchanan -Safire -Deadline -Price’s call to Haldeman -Book -Rockford College speech -“The Roots of American Discontent” President's schedule -Meeting with Arthur A. Shenfield, August 16, 1971 The President entered at an unknown time after 9:44 am. Item for the President’s signature -Ireland President's schedule -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Timing of announcement -New York City -Departure -Traffic -Itinerary
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-Wall Street -Traffic -Hotel -Dinner -Return -Henry A. Kissinger -Speech drafts Butterfield left at 9:49 am. [Pause] -Departure -Kissinger -Cables -Departure -Traffic -Staff -John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz, Peter G. Peterson -Speech drafts -John B. Connally National economy -Textiles -Peterson -Connally President's schedule -Congressional leaders -Connally -Shultz -Connally -Paul A. Volcker -Charls E. Walker -Volcker -Interruptions -Kissinger
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
National economy -President's economic program -Phrase "New Economic Policy" -Shultz’s point -Vladimir I. Lenin -Leon Trotsky -Josef V. Stalin -Compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt's program -Shultz’s point -Connally -Success of New Deal -Safire -Connally -Sam Whiting -Media coverage -News summary -Buchanan -September 21, 1971 Productivity Commission meeting -Shultz -Agenda -Wage and price freeze -Length of meeting White House staff -News article concerning unknown White House aide -Spiro T. Agnew -Shultz -Haldeman's meeting with White House staff -Possible reaction -Staff -Handling of subject, August 16, 1971 -Ronald L. Ziegler's role and capabilities -Connally -Herbert G. Klein -John A. Scali -Richard A. Moore -Scali’s role and capabilities Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -News summary -Size of crowds
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-Staff work -Women -Activities -Handshaking -Telephone calls President's schedule -Barber The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:49 am and 10:05 am. [Conversation No. 566-1A] Request for Charles W. Colson’s presence [End of telephone conversation] White House staff -Unknown person's conversation with Dan Rather -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Location -Illinois John Birch Society -Relationship with President -[Howard K.?] Smith -California -Views concerning the President's policy toward the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Dwight D. Eisenhower -John Foster Dulles Colson and Stephen B. Bull entered at 10:05 am. President's schedule -Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 10:25 am. National economy
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-President's program -Television coverage, August 15, 1971 -George Meany -Response -Position on wage and price freeze -Administration's possible attacks -Shultz, Paul W. McCracken -Partnership -Democrats -Marvin Mandel -Shultz's suggestion -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] meeting -Possible news coverage -Possible attacks on Democrats -Hubert H. Humphrey and George S. McGovern -Partisanship -PRC initiative -Vietnam -Tone -Buchanan -Franklyn C. (“Lyn”) Nofziger -Buchanan -Agnew -Media coverage -Possible attacks on Democrats -Forthcoming meeting -Gerard R. Ford -Bipartisanship -Wilbur D. Mills -President's policy toward PRC -Forthcoming meeting -Kenneth E. BeLieu's efforts -Wallace F. Bennett -Comments -Frank McGlinn, Finance chairman, Pennsylvania Republican Party -William Proxmire -Mills -Republicans -PRC initiative -Clark MacGregor
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-Possible responses -Public support -Controversy -Price -Tone of Administration -Possible administration attacks -Democrats -Republicans -Meany -Peter J. Brennan -Press conference -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Leonard Woodcock -Impact -News media -Time, Newsweek, Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC], National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -President's opponents' reaction -PRC initiative -Media coverage of Connally -Public reaction -Housing figure -Shultz -Milton Friedman's views -Effect -News media -PRC initiative -Leadership -Briefings by administration spokesmen -McCracken -Specifics -Agnew -Forthcoming television appearance -Possible comments -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Connally -Today Show -Arthur F. Burns -Reaction -Conversation with the President
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-Backgrounder -Columnists -Column -Sub-Cabinet -State Department -Conservatives -Friedman -Agnew -Connally -Possible administration attacks -Possible strategy -Mood of the American people -PRC initiative -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. Kennedy -Washington Star article, August 16, 1971 -Public reaction -National issues -Vietnam -PRC -Economy -Crime and drugs -Pollution -Blacks Connally entered at 10:25 am. -Connally's press conference, August 16, 1971 -Media reaction -Connally's forthcoming "Today" show appearance -Audience -Households -Labor unions' reaction -Connally's possible response -Letter to banks -Interest rates -Credit Control Act -Statement -Credit Control Act -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Connally's possible letter to American Bankers Association -Leroy Hall
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-Auto industry -Possible statement -President’s attempt to call Connally, August 16, 1971 -Connally’s location -McCracken -The President’s role -Public reaction -Voluntary cooperation -Stock market -Leadership -President's forthcoming meeting with Congressmen, August 17, 1971 -Congressional action -Economic action -Timing -Bipartisanship effort -International monetary situation -Negotiations on exchange rates -Stabilization -Connally's role -Taxes -John S. Nolan, Walker -Mills -Forthcoming hearings -Relief -Budget -Business -Beneficiaries -Labor -Government -Workers -Stockholders -Average American -Mills’s view -Proxmire -Hearings -Referring legislation The President and Connally left and Butterfield entered at 10:35 am. President's speeches -Safire
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-1 (cont.)
-George W. Romney -Roosevelt -The President’s and Connally’s view -Ehrlichman -John F. Osborne -Agnew Butterfield left at 10:38 am. Haldeman, Colson and the President left at 10:39 am.
Conversation No 566-21 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:39 am and 12:55 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Cabinet Room The unknown people [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 12:55 pm.
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Conversation No. 566-2 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 12:55 pm - 1:10 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Judge Roger Robb, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Schlesinger, Cora Schlesinger, Charles Schlesinger, Ann Schlesinger, William Schlesinger, Emily Schlesinger, Thomas Schlesinger, Clara Schlesinger, James Schlesinger, Laura Martin, Mr. and Mrs. William O. Doub, Joseph Doub, Albert Doub, Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Doub, and Mr. and Mrs. George M. Radcliffe; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Placement Agenda -Press General conversation The President entered at an unknown time after 12:55 pm [Photographic session] Oath of office Introductions Oath of office [General conversation] -George P. Shultz -Congress Presentation of gifts by President -Presidential seal and bow -Cufflinks -Apollo viewer General conversation
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-2 (cont.)
Oval Office -Furnishings -Theodore Roosevelt -Rug -Presidential seal -Julie Nixon Eisenhower portrait -George Washington portrait -Rembrandt Peale -Flags -Music box [General conversation] President’s schedule -Oakland A’s [General conversation] Schlesinger, et al. left and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:09 pm. President's schedule -Oakland A's -Henry A. Kissinger Gerald R. Ford and Robert P. Griffin entered at 1:10 pm. President’s schedule -Oakland A’s The President, Bull, and Butterfield left at 1:10 pm.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 566-3 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 1:10 pm - 1:14 pm Location: Oval Office Gerald R. Ford met with Robert Griffin. National economy -President's program -John W. Byrnes's schedule -Griffin’s schedule -Democrats -Unknown man -Credit The President and Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:10 pm. President's schedule -Oakland A's -Number -Location -Cabinet Room -Vida Blue -Jim (“Catfish”) Hunter -Presentation of gifts by President -Golf balls -Griffin, Ford Ford and Griffin left at 1:14 pm. -Oakland A's -Bert (“Campy”) Campaneris -Reggie Jackson Bull left at 1:14 pm.
Conversation No. 566-4
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Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 1:14 pm - unknown before 1:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles O. Finley, Dick Williams, Bill Posedel, Jerry Lumpe, Irv Noren, Vern Hoscheit, Monte Moore, Bob Elson, Red Rush, Hank Fanger, Joe Romo, Tom Corwin, Blue Moon Odom, Ron Klimkowski, Diego Segui, Jim (“Catfish”) Hunter, Chuch Dobson, Darold Knowles, Jim Roland, Rollie Fingers, Vida Blue, Bob Locker, Dave Duncan, Gene Tenace, Frank Fernandez, Dick Greene, Mike Epstein, Sal Bando, Larry Brown, Bert (“Campy”) Campaneris, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hegan, Tony LaRussa,Angel Mangual, Reggie Jackson, Tommy Davis, George Hendrick, Joe Rudi, Curt Blefary, Ron Bergman, and Glen Schwarz; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. General conversation -Tour -Introductions -Vida Blue -Age -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, III -Washington Senators -Conversation with the President -Birthdays -Wins -Jim Hegan -Washington Senators -Camperis -Frank Howard -San Francisco Giants -Los Angeles Dodgers -Unknown player -Eisenhowers -Odom -Nickname, “Blue Moon” -Larry Brown of the Washington Redskins -Hunter's perfect game -Jim Fregosi -California Angels -Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers -Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-4 (cont.)
Presentation of gifts by President -Golf balls President's schedule -World Series Baltimore Orioles -Frank and Brooks Robinson -John Wesley (“Boog”) Powell -Dave McNally Duke Snider -Homerun in 1952 Jackie Robinson World Series Finley, et al. left at an unknown time before 1:29 pm.
Conversation No. 566-5 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:14 pm and 1:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Gerald R. Ford Bull left at an unknown time before 1:29 pm.
Conversation No. 566-6
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 1:29 pm - 1:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Call from unknown businessman Item for the Presidents signature Butterfield left at 1:32 pm.
Conversation No. 566-7 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 1:32 pm - 2:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gerald R. Ford, Robert Griffin and Alexander P. Butterfield. President's previous meeting with Oakland A's Charles W. Colson's schedule Butterfield left at 1:33 pm. National economy -President's program -Leslie C. Arends, John W. Byrnes, Hugh Scott -Scott’s location -Momentum -Public psychology -Possible Congressional action -President’s recent meeting with Congressmen -Interest rates -President's instructions to John B. Connally -Taxes -Investment tax credit, excise taxes, personal income tax exemption
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Possible Congressional action -Democrats' possible response -Republicans' possible reaction -Reaction -Detroit Free Press -Denver Post -Interviews -Government employees -Wages -Prices -1965-1969 -Allen J. Ellender -Ford's comment to Wilbur D. Mills -Forthcoming hearings -Russell B. Long -Possible Congressional action -Timing -Amendments Colson entered at 1:36 pm. -Possible attacks on President's opponents -Colson's to Ford -George Meany, George S. McGovern -Hubert H. Humphrey -Partisanship -Compared to national interest -Reactions -Colson's conversation with Louis P. Harris -Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. Kennedy -Silence -Muskie -Dallas speech -Wage and price freeze -Press briefing after President's meeting with Congressmen -Michael J. Mansfield, Mills -Ronald L. Ziegler -Mills's role -Possible attacks on President's opponents -Reaction -News coverage
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Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Compared to People’s Republic of China [PRC] announcement -Possible attacks on President's opponents -Humphrey -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -James D. Hodgson -Mills, Jackson -Muskie, Kennedy, Humphrey -Ford’s previous comment -Timing of forthcoming Congressional action -Mills and Byrnes -Need for Republican unity on tax bill -Jacob K. Javits -Wage and price freeze -Letter from unknown person -William Proxmire -Republican strategy -Delay -Possible repeal of accelerated depreciation rate [ADR] -Lawsuit -Reaction
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Congress Griffin's schedule -Michigan Colson’s memo
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
National economy -President's program -Possible attacks on President's opponents Griffin’s schedule Ford, Griffin, and Colson left at 1:47 pm. Colson and Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm. Republicans President's schedule -Barber Bull left at an unknown time before 1:51 pm. Republicans -Compared to Democrats -PRC -Reaction to President's economic program -Javits, Nelson A. Rockefeller National economy -President's program -Possible attacks on President's opponents -Ford -Meany -Hodgson -Virginia H. Knauer H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:47 pm. -Labor -Partisanship -Forthcoming statement by President on automobile rollback Colson left at 1:51 pm. -Reaction -Stock market -President's August 15, 1971 speech
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Television ratings -Viewing audience -Housing starts -Paul W. McCracken President’s schedule -Possible telephone call Ziegler entered at 1:53 pm. President's forthcoming speech -Draft -William L. Safire National economy -President's program -John W. Byrnes's statement to press -Mansfield and Byrnes -Quotes Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:53 pm. President's forthcoming speech -Draft -Safire Butterfield left at 1:54 pm. National economy -President's program -Statements by Congressional leaders -Action -Ziegler's forthcoming conversation with Safire Ziegler left at 1:54 pm. -President's previous meeting with Congressmen -Ellender -Long -Momentum -Housing
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Political effect -Haldeman's conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Compared to Vietnam policy -Relevance President's schedule -President’s forthcoming trip -Charles H. Percy -John N. Mitchell -Donald E. Johnson -Dallas to Los Angeles -Veterans Hospital -Rides Thelma C. Nixon's schedule -Staff work -Constance M. (“Connie”) Stuart -Size of crowds President's previous visit to Bangor, Maine -Crowd
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National economy -Difficulty of problems -President's program -Unemployment -Prices -Public psychology
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Unemployment -Attitudes -Vietnam Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:54 pm. President's schedule -George P. Shultz Bull left at an unknown time before 2:06 pm. President's forthcoming speech -Schedule -Drafts -Safire Shultz entered at 2:06 pm. National economy -President's program -Arnold R. Weber's possible role -Duration -Wage and price freeze -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] OEP -Personnel -Weber -Gen. George A. Lincoln -President’s program -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger's possible role -Charles D. (“Tex”) Thornton's possible role -Desirable background -Business -[Forename unknown] O’Bannon [sp?] -Possible abolition of agency -Political aspect -Meany -Donald H. Rumsfeld's possible role -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Weber's possible role -Lincoln
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-7 (cont.)
-Rumsfeld's possible role -Lincoln, Rumsfeld -Role -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Connally -Rumsfeld -President’s program -Decision -COLC -Weber Haldeman and Shultz left at 2:12 pm.
Conversation No. 566-8 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:12 pm and 2:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:23 pm.
Conversation No. 566-9 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 2:23 pm - 2:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Woods's schedule
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
President's forthcoming speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire Woods left at 2:25 pm.
Conversation No. 566-10 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 2:25 pm - 2:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox. [See Conversation No. 8-25; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 566-11 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:28 pm and 2:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. President's forthcoming speech -Draft -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
Conversation No. 566-12 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 2:42 pm - 2:45 pm
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. President's forthcoming speech at Knights of Columbus meeting -Drafts -Content and phraseology -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -William L. Safire Woods left at 2:45 pm
Conversation No. 566-13 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:45 pm and 2:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Statement Unknown man's location
Conversation No. 566-14 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 2:55 pm - 3:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Grand Tetons -Speech
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-12 (cont.)
-Itinerary -Sightseeing -Rogers C.B. Morton Accommodations -Cabin -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Forthcoming speech at Veterans of War [VFW] meeting -Draft -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Idaho Falls -Montana, Oregon, Washington -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Alaska -Michigan -Previous trips to states -The South -Idaho -James Byrnes -South Carolina -Number -Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi -Massachusetts, Rhode Island -Trip files -Oregon, Washington, Montana, Alaska, Michigan -Idaho, Wyoming -Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico, South Dakota, North Dakota -Karl E. Mundt -General Beadle College -Green Bay, Wisconsin National economy -President's program -John B. Connally's role -Momentum -Public reaction -Polls -Possible speeches -Inflation, employment -Charles W. Colson -Effect -Congress
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-14 (cont.)
-Reaction -Stock market -Volume -Traders -News media -Possible Administration response President's speeches -President’s schedule President’s schedule -Women’s meeting President’s speeches -Milk producers -Preparation -Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. of Look magazine -Speechwriter Henry A. Kissinger entered and Haldeman left at 3:07 pm. Stock market US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -Kissinger's conversation With Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Accidental War Treaty -Signing -Timing -William Rogers -President's forthcoming Summit meeting -Announcement -Timing -Trip -Timing -Berlin -[David] Kenneth Rush -Message -Dobrynin -The President’s second term -Kissinger's conversation with Dobrynin -President's economic program
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-14 (cont.)
National economy -President's program -Kissinger's conversations -Nelson A. Rockefeller -1930’s -Jacob K. Javits -Statement -1972 election -Administration -Wage and price freeze -Public psychology -Vietnam -USSR News media -Attack on presidential policy -Lyndon B. Johnson -Youth -Vietnam -July 15, 1971 -Madame Binh -Negotiating points -National economy -Issue US-USSR relations -President's forthcoming Summit meeting -Announcement -Timing -Kissinger’s conversation with Dobrynin -People's Republic of China [PRC] -India -Kissinger's conversations in PRC -India Kissinger's schedule -Children -Vietnam negotiations -Possible trip -Elections
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-14 (cont.)
-Eight Points -Le Duc Tho -Eight Points -Possible North Vietnamese attacks -PRC -Kissinger’s and the President’s trips Vietnam -Negotiations -Announcement of President's forthcoming trip to Moscow -President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Connally's conversation with Kissinger -Pace -PRC -Possible effect of USSR and PRC invitations to the President Kissinger's forthcoming trip to PRC -Announcement -Timing -Compared to USSR summit announcement President's schedule -Andrei A. Gromyko -Kissinger’s conversation with Dobrynin National economy -President's program -Reaction -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. Kennedy Kennedy -Trip to India -Pakistan -Claim -Possible effect -Biafra -Constituency
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-14 (cont.)
Vietnam -President's policy -Johnson's policy -Possible military activities -President's forthcoming trips -Possible reaction by Americans -Negotiations -Prospects -US troop withdrawals -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Cease-fire -Schedule Kissinger's schedule Javits -Relationship with the Administration -Schedule -San Clemente -Kissinger -The President Kissinger’s schedule -The announcement -PRC Kissinger left at 3:23 pm.
Conversation No. 566-15 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 3:23 pm - 3:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conv. No. 566-15 (cont.)
Bob Elston -Chicago White Sox -Wife and daughter -White House photographer -Possible note from President -Wording
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President's forthcoming speech -Preparation Woods left at 3:26 pm.
Conversation No. 566-16 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:26 pm and 4:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Briefcase -Location -Executive Office Building [EOB] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:12 pm.
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Conversation No. 566-17 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:26 pm and 4:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. President's speech at consumers business meeting -Copy -Briefcase -William L. Safire -Tape recording -Forthcoming Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] speech -Instructions to Woods -President’s trip to New York
Conversation No. 566-18 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown after 3:26 pm until 4:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. National economy -Stock market -Volume of trading The President talked with the White House operator at 4:12 pm. [Conversation No. 566-18A] [See Conversation No. 8-26] [End of telephone conversation] National economy
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Conv. No. 566-18 (cont.)
-Stock market -Volume of trading President's speeches -Importance -Preparation -Informal comments with statement -Importance -Public attention -Knights of Columbus -Preparation The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 4:12 pm and 4:20 pm. [Conversation No. 556-18B] [See Conversation No. 8-27] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's schedule -Meeting in Roosevelt Room President's speeches President's schedule -Connally -Barber Haldeman left the room at an unknown time after 4:12 pm. Haldeman entered the room at an unknown time before 4:20 pm.
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Conv. No. 566-18 (cont.)
President's speeches -Preparation -Milk producers -Audience -Size Alexander Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 4:12 pm. Connally's schedule -Cost of Living Council [COLC] meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:20 pm. President's schedule -Possible call to Connally -National economy -President’s program -Republicans President's forthcoming speeches -Distribution to press -Statement -Knights of Columbus -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Unknown man's practices -Repetition -Preparation -Quotes -Repetition -William L. Safire -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Television -Compared to stories -John R. Brown -Television National economy -President's program -Timing -International monetary conditions
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-18 (cont.)
-Reaction -Democrats -News media News media -Charles W. Colson -Herbert G. Klein -White House correspondents -President's press conference -Administration’s attitude -Colson -President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Hunger conference -Food stamps -Youth conference -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -President's schedule Youth -Attitude toward the Administration -Robert H. Finch -Role Finch -Schedule -California -Role with administration Donald H. Rumsfeld -Role with administration -George P. Shultz [?] -Wage and price freeze -Possible post -Office Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -Gen. George A. Lincoln OEP -Personnel -Peter G. Peterson -Current responsibilities -Wage and price freeze
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Conv. No. 566-18 (cont.)
-Rumsfeld -Arnold R. Weber -Rumsfeld -Experience -Congress -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] Butterfield entered at 4:20 pm. President's schedule -Illinois -Grand Tetons -Briefcase -Possible phone calls -Presidential notes -Clark Reed -Harry S. Dent -J. P. McCarthy -Jobs for veterans -William S. White -Reed -Loretta Young -J. Peter Grace -Whitney N. Seymour, Jr. -Norman Vincent Peale -Revenue sharing -Harley Ranch [?] -Thomas J. Bannan -Al Stratton, Jr. -Otto N. Miller -Chet Holifield -Number The President, Haldeman, and Butterfield left at 4:30 pm.
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Conversation No. 566-22 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:30 pm and 4 :56 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The President’s location The unknown people [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time between 4:30 pm and 4:56 pm.
Conversation No. 566-19 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 4:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. Request for Charles W. Colson’s presence
Conversation No. 566-20 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 4:56 pm - 5:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally.
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-20 (cont.)
President’s schedule -Forthcoming trip National economy -President's program -Interest rates -Possible statement -Arthur F. Burns -Consumer credit -Sears, Roebuck -John Deere -Connally's possible actions -Letter to bankers An unknown person entered at an unknown time between 4:56 pm and 5:04 pm President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:04 pm. -Public psychology -President's previous meeting with Congressmen -Wilbur D. Mills -Russell B. Long -Allen J. Ellender -Reaction -Connally's previous conversation with Peter M. Flanigan -[Forename unknown] Bush [?] -Stock market -Volume of trading -Foreign markets -Gold -London exchange -Zurich exchange -Dollar -President's conversation with Peterson -Japan -Possible textile quotas -Reaction -George Meany -Possible Republican response
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 566-20 (cont.)
-Robert J. Dole -Charles W. Colson -Gerard R. Ford -People’s Republic of China [PRC[ initiative -Partisanship -Wage and price freeze Connally's schedule -Camp David The President and Connally left at 5:04 pm.
Conversation No. 566-23 Date: August 17, 1971 Time: 5:04 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s and John B. Connally’s location -South Grounds of the White House [The recording was cut off during the conversation]