567

Date: 
Sep 04, 1971 - Sep 07, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 567-1 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Morning schedule prior to departure for Camp David -Family photograph to be taken in Residence East Hall -Arrangements -Photographer -Stanley [Surname unknown] -Timing -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Duration of session Bull left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-2 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Dwight L. Chapin -Availability -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Time -Chapin -Ronald L. Ziegler -Availability Bull left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 567-3 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 9s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-4 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Dwight L. Chapin -George P. Shultz
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-4 (cont.)
-Ronald L. Ziegler's schedule -Shultz -Duration of meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-5 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Dwight L. Chapin. Memorandum -Request for copy -George H. Gallup Schedule -Meeting with John N. Mitchell -Mitchell's request Chapin left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-6 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-6 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler -Rescheduling -George P. Shultz -Attorney General John N. Mitchell -Time of meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-7 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown time between 8:46 am and 8:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. President’s schedule -[Item for the President?] The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 8:53 am.
Conversation No. 567-8 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: 8:53 am - 10:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz. Greetings
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
Shultz’s vacation -Family -Milton and Rose Friedman The economy -Shultz's conversation with Friedman -Gold -President’s previous conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Rights of citizens to hold gold -Legality -Memorandum for John B. Connally -Importance -Political impact -Friedman's view of international situation -Taxation and expenditure -Wage and price policies -Psychological effects -Status of free enterprise system -Managed economy -Press backgrounder, September 3, 1971 -Chuck [Charles W. Colson] -Newspapers -Story on the economy -Press questions -The President's role -Tax changes Labor issues -West Coast dock strike -Alfred R. (“Harry”) Bridges -Proposal on jurisdictional issue of loading container cargoes -Divisions between the Teamsters and the Pacific Maritime Association [PMA] -PMA -Teamster reaction -National Labor Relations Board [NLRB] -Meeting on PMA's decision on Bridges’ proposal -Timing -Outcome of strike -J. Curtis Counts’ information about forthcoming action -Return to work by strikers -Negotiations during Phase I freeze period
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Taft-Hartley injunction -President’s possible action -Affidavits -National emergency -PMA resistance -Employee reactions -Resistance -James D. Hodgson Budget -Cuts -Amount -Camp David meeting -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] program and community action grants -Limits on flow of funds -Legality -Timing -Continuing resolution -Political problems -Political effects -Strategy of spending -Effects -Ceiling limits -Testimony before Congress -Connally -Shultz -1972 budget proposals -Deficit estimates -Effect of profits -Appropriations -Defense bill -Outlays, receipts -Gross National Product [GNP] -Establishment of new program -Attitude and action of Congress -Timing -Uncertainties -Focus on changes -Estimated budget -Amount of deficit -Connally
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Presentation for the President -Chart -Camp David -Shultz's presentation to Congress -Strategies -Full employment deficit -Reductions in budget -Surcharge -Budget outlays -Fiscal Year [FY] 73 and 74 projections -Presentation on deficits -Shultz’s forthcoming conversation with Connally -Phase II operation -Direction of prices, productivity -Employment -Percentages of economy shifts -[Hugh] Gardner Ackley, Arthur M. Okun -Guidelines -Arthur F. Burns Labor -West Coast dock strike -Bridges -Labor agreement -Bargaining -Settlement -Freeze -Employer attitudes -East coast dock workers, coal miners -Conversation at Camp David meeting -Strategy -Labor and management -Analogy to construction industry -Status -Leaders -George Meany -Edward M. Kennedy -Meany’s view -Public members of the Pay Board -Brookings Institute -Okun, Ackley, [Forename unknown] Ellard [?]
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Bridges -Thomas W. ("Teddy") Gleason -Labor opposition -View -Guideline -Guideline levels -Labor support -Goals -Productivity -Wages -Labor management groups -Productivity bargaining -Public opinion -Meany and other labor leaders -Voluntary system of cooperation -Administration policies towards labor leaders -Concessions -Free markets -Free collective bargaining -Shultz's meeting with Meany -Haldeman's report to the President -Possible meeting with labor and management, -Meany -Labor and management members of the National Commission on Productivity -National Association of Manufacturers [NAM] -Chamber of Commerce -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Public participation -War Labor Board/Wage Stabilization Board prototype -Labor reaction to tri-partite format -Equity -Labor's insistence -Impact on wages -Union attempts at organizing non-union workers -Federal Government employees -John Moore [?] -Proposals -Industries -Construction -Possible administration action -Cosmetic changes
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-The President’s view The economy -Wholesale price index -Wages and prices -Intervention -Connally -Wholesale price index -Unemployment figures -Shultz’s view -Problems -Economic problems -Seasonal adjustments -Compared to 1961-63 -Statistics on freeze -Edward Dale -Impact on wages and prices -Interpretation -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Food and home prices -Timing of compilation -Figures -Civilian labor force -1971 changes -Fluctuations -Teenage employment -Breakdown -Discrepancies -Retail sales -Consumer attitudes on purchases -Expansion -Inflation -Future problems -Public sentiment for freeze -The President's policies -International situation -Cycle of monetary crises -Psychological impact -The stock market -Congressional reaction -The President's speech to Congress
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Drafts -Raymond K. Price, Jr., William L. Safire -Review -Labor and industry group -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Phase II discussion -Clifford M. Hardin -Dividend issues -Maurice H. Stans -Business views -National Railroad Passenger Corporation/American Track [AMTRAK]'s practices -Sale of tickets -Comparison with airline practices -Problems -Arnold R. Weber -Gen. George A. Lincoln -The President's meetings with Carlos Sanz de Santamaria, Weber -Weber -Background -Quality of work -Television appearances -"Today" show -"Captain Kangaroo of the COLC" self-description -Wage and price freeze -Public support -President’s recent rip to Chicago -Duration -Self-interest -Burns -Media John N. Mitchell entered at 9:44 am. Schedule -Meeting with Weber, Lincoln -Time -Paul W. McCracken -Connally -Attendance at meeting
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
Recreation -White House tennis court Shultz left at 9:45 am. Personnel management -Department of Justice [DOJ] -Problems -Will R. Wilson [Head of Civil Division, DOJ] -News article -Texas background -Connally -Opposition election -Reputation -Law enforcement -Justice Department -Frank W. Sharp stock fraud case in Texas -Time magazine story -Sharp -Electronic eavesdropping wiretaps -Federal and state bank examiners -Wilson's law firm -Handling of fee -Appearance of Wilson's involvement -Handling by Time magazine -Perceptions of Wilson's relationship with Sharp -Problems -Texas politics -Sharp's influence within Democratic Party -Options in response to allegations -Wilson's legal position vis-a-vis Sharp -Reputation -Departure from DOJ -Administration -Effect on the President's political relationship with Texas -Discussion of situation regarding Wilson between Mitchell and Connally -Ben F. Barnes -Fixing legislation -Background -Finances -Loans
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Stock purchase -National Bankers Life Insurance Company -Federal bank examiner -Allan Shivers -Electronic eavesdropping equipment -Inferences -Effect of allegations on Texas Democrats -Wilson involvement -Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez -Press releases -Impact -John G. Tower -Support for Wilson -Current position of administration -Newspaper implications regarding the administration -Sharp's support of Connally -Texans -Wilson's reputation -Resignation -Impact -Options -Reaction -Morality of administration -Sherman Adams case -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Political impact -Possible press conference questions -Action by administration -Wilson's reputation in government -Timing of alleged actions -Borrowing of money -Stock purchase -Financial background -Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] investigation of Sharp -Press leaks -William J. Casey -Legislative investigative committee -Three grand juries -Austin, Dallas, Houston -Relationship of Sharp and Wilson -Inferences
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Response to forthcoming article -Attitude towards Wilson -Representation of Bache and Company by Nixon and Mitchell’s law firm -Bond issue in West Virginia -Governor's confession about fee Polygraph tests -William P. Rogers’ action -Press publication of leaked information [Pentagon Papers] -Deterrence effect -Charles M. Cooke, Jr. in Elliot Richardson's department [Health, Education and Welfare [HEW]] -Trip to Alaska Wilson -Handling of issue -Mitchell’s judgment Teamsters Union -James R. Hoffa -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Meeting with Mitchell -Request for clemency and pardon of Hoffa -Speech -Public request -Sensitivity of issue -Parole Board -Release from imprisonment -Time of parole -Reconsideration -Clemency -Campaign support -Labor support for the President's programs -Mitchell -Meany and the American Federation of Labor/Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] -Comparison of Hoffa and Fitzsimmons in regard to influence -Supporters -Fitzsimmons -Support for clemency
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-8 (cont.)
-Commitment from Hoffa on union activity -Support for the President in 1972 election -Hoffa's influence -Possible opposition by Democratic Party -Edward M. Kennedy -Public interest -Handling -Conversation with Shultz -Support -Barry M. Goldwater -John J. Rhodes -The President’s view -Robert F. Kennedy's relationship with Hoffa -Walter P. Reuther -Meany ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 14s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Mitchell left at 10:09 am. Conversation No. 567-9 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: 10:09 am - 10:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Carlos Sanz de Santamaria and Arnold Nachmanoff; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Greetings Seating arrangements Photograph session Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:09 am. Colombian coffee Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:47 am. Alliance for progress -The President's August 17, 1971 statement on tenth anniversary Latin America -US economic action -Effect of US economy's status on Latin America -10% surcharge and foreign aid reduction -Effect -Mexico, Argentina -Aid cuts by US Congress -Trade situation -Preferential treatment -Statement by William P. Rogers -Compared to Europe -Latin America trade ministers Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:09 am. -Dollar reserves -Effect -Awareness -People of Latin America Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:42 am. -Forthcoming Conference in Panama -Long term effect -10% surcharge
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-9 (cont.)
-Buenos Aires meeting -Study of proposals -Mexico, Argentina, Brazil -Forthcoming Panama conference -Attendance -Technical group -Finance ministers -US delegation -Paul A. Volcker -Nathaniel Samuels -Assistant Secretary of Department of the Treasury -Charls E. Walker -Possible attendance -Forthcoming meetings -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Washington, DC -Status of Latin America -New governments -Mexico -Chile -Elections -Marxists -Labor unions -Peru -Economy -Impact for the administration US-Latin American relations -Forthcoming decade -Study Schedule of Inter-American Committee of the Alliance for Progress [CIAP] meeting -Panama conference -Economic ministers -Santamaria's possible meeting with Henry A. Kissinger, Peter G. Peterson, John B. Connally -Public statement US economic action -Balance of payments and international monetary dislocation -Position of Latin American countries
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-9 (cont.)
-Across the board nature of action -Surcharge -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Surcharge -Duration -Reevaluation -Relations with other countries -Latin America -Japan, European Economic Community [EEC] -President’s speech in Chicago, September 3, 1971 -Former US aid to Japan, Germany, Great Britain, France -Competition -Unfavorable balance of payments -Exchange rates -Tariff barriers -Negotiations with major countries -Development of relationship -Competitive practices -Surcharge -Duration of surcharge -US-Latin relations -Mexico -Amount of trade -Bolivia -Duration of surcharge -Quotas -Increase of tariff rates Latin America -Aid program -Budget cuts -Type of cut -Mood of country -Mood of Congress -Foreign aid -Attitudes toward Latin America -Friendship -Amount of budget cuts -Type of budget cuts -Government pay increases -US commitment
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-9 (cont.)
-Program of support of alliance for progress -Congressional support -Relations -Aid and loans -Trade -Rockefeller Commission -Nature of relations -Meeting with Connally -Scheduling -Connally’s views -Treasury Department's role -State Department -Panama conference -Santamaria's possible comments -Meeting with the President -Sources of US action -Relations between US and Latin America -Surcharge duration -Foreign aid cuts -Aid programs -US-Latin relations -Peterson -Future meeting with Santamaria -New position -Chair, Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Knowledge -US relations with Japan, Germany -Policies -Future of Latin America -Stability US economic policies -Duration of budget measures -Relationship between Latin America and the US -Peace -Trade -Negotiations -Constructive disengagement -Trade competition -Current attitudes -Protectionism
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-9 (cont.)
-Textiles, airplanes, glassware -Quotas, tariff barriers -Wage and price freeze -Unfavorable balance of payments -Revaluation -Impact on Latin America Latin America -Statements on US attitudes by Santamaria -Santamaria's meeting with the President -President’s commitments -Cooperations with Alliance for Progress -Trade in Latin America -US economic actions -Impact on Latin America -Cause -Peterson -Possible meeting with Santamaria -Relations with the US -Possible statements -Surcharge -Duration of surcharge -Foreign aid -US actions -Aid reduction -Surcharge Santamaria and Nachmanoff left at 10:47 am.
Conversation No. 567-10 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: 10:47 am - 11:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz, Stephen B. Bull, Arnold R. Weber, Gen. George A. Lincoln and Paul W. McCracken; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-9 (cont.)
Greetings Press photograph -Seating of group -McCracken -Position -Shultz -Lincoln The President's schedule -Meeting with Carlos Sanz de Santamaria -Effect and timing of surcharge action on Latin America The economy -Wage and price freeze -Work -John B. Connally -Shultz -The White House staff -Charles W. Colson -The President's conversation with Clifford M. Hardin -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Weber -Captain Kangaroo description Members of the press entered at an unknown time after 10:47 am. Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins [Photograph session] Bull, photographer and press left at an unknown time before 11:24 am. The economy -Headline news stories -Wage and price freeze -Implementation -Civil servants -Work -Public support
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-10 (cont.)
-Governors -Preston Smith of Texas -Labor leaders -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Joseph L. Alioto -Effect of action -Teachers -Cost of living pay raise -Dayton, Ohio -Illinois union -Richard B. Ogilvie -California teachers union -Organizing effort -Union leader's jailing -Ogilvie -Policies -Consistency -Wage increases -Ceilings -Guidelines -Wage and price freeze -Recent wholesale price figures -Problems -Alternatives -Bureaucracy -Need for strong action -Wage and price freeze -Bubble -Duration -Rules and regulations -Establishment -Timing -Measuring effectiveness -Public support -Necessity -Wage issues in professions -Teachers -Football salary negotiations -Contracts -Joe [William] Namath -Waivers
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-10 (cont.)
-Football players during the Korean War -Consistency -Press coverage -Baseball -Vida Blue -Automobile -Annual salary -Supplements to salary -Product endorsements and commercials -Price control -Productivity -Productivity Commission [National Commission on Productivity] -Statement -Phase II -Bargaining -Labor and management cooperation -Business -General Motors [GM] -American Motors [AMC] -Lynn A. Townsend -Conversation with McCracken -Office of Economic Policy [OEP] and COLC staff -The President’s appreciation for work on freeze -Personnel -Number -OEP -Sources of detailed employees -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Morale -The President's experiences at Office of Price Administration [OPA] during World War II -Thomas I. Emerson, David Capers -Work -Tire rationing -Feeling of participation in effort -Management interns on staff -Unknown woman -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Employees -IRS -Appreciation of work
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-10 (cont.)
-90-day freeze -Operation of freeze -Expression of appreciation -William L. Safire -Unnamed woman -President’s schedule -COLC meetings -Schedule -Policy meetings -Schedule -Flow of information -Freeze -Politics -Popular reaction -Delays -November 13-14 deadline date -Phase II -Economic impact of lifting freeze -November 13-14 deadline date -Communication -Transition -Management of freeze Weber -Future plans -Teaching -University of Chicago -Milton Friedman Gifts -Golf balls -Tokens of appreciation -Freezing of salaries -Golf Shultz’s schedule Shultz, Weber, Lincoln, and McCracken left at 11:14 am.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 567-11 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: 11:14 am - unknown time before 11:17 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler -Location -Gerald R. Warren -Speech -Alexander P. Butterfield Bull left at an unknown time before 11:17 am.
Conversation No. 567-12 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:14 am and 11:49 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. [Signing documents] The President's speech -Location -Briefcase Charles W. Colson -Location -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Previous conversation with Butterfield -Telephone call
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-11 (cont.)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:14 am. Schedule -Forthcoming trip [Camp David] -Helicopter The President left at 11:17 am. Telephone call -Briefcase -Ronald L. Ziegler -Location Bull and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:49 am.
Conversation No. 567-13 Date: September 4, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:17 am and 11:49 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The unknown men left at an unknown time before 11:49 am.
Conversation No. 567-14 Date: September 7, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:18 am and 8:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-12 (cont.)
Schedule -The President's forthcoming trip to Alaska -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -California -Detroit meeting (Detroit Economic Club) -Time -Flight to Anchorage, Alaska -Portland, Oregon stopover -Stops -Seattle -West coast events -Finance dinner -California location -Seattle -Time -John D. Ehrlichman's advice -Date ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 26s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Congress -The President's forthcoming address on the New Economic Policy, September 9, 1971 -Visit of the Apollo 15 astronauts -Speech -Schedule changes -Protocol -The President's request to the Majority leader and to Speaker of the House -Clark MacGregor -Robert C. Byrd
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-14 (cont.)
-Michael J. Mansfield Economic policy -Comments by Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey -George Meany's stance -Analysis by Charles W. Colson -Counterattack -Colson -Timing -John B. Connally -Spiro T. Agnew The President's schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. meeting -Time The President and Haldeman left at 8:33 am.
Conversation No. 567-15 Date: September 7, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:33 am and 10:36 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Cabinet Room ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Non-historical] [Duration: 1m 28s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-14 (cont.)
********************************************************************** An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:33 am and 10:36 am. [Conversation No. 567-15A] John B. Connally’s location -Cabinet Room ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Non-historical] [Duration: 6m 50s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Federal Statute] [Duration: 4s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** President’s schedule
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-15 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Non-historical] [Duration: 54s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ********************************************************************** The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 10:36 am.
Conversation No. 567-16 Date: September 7, 1971 Time: Unknown after 10:36 am until 12:00 pm Location: Oval Office Ronald L. Ziegler met with an unknown person. Instructions -George P. Shultz -Ziegler’s office -John B. Connally -Forthcoming call from Ziegler The President and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 10:37 am. The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Briefing of Cabinet wives -Cabinet Room -Chairs -Size, space -Seating arrangements -Possible attendance at meeting -George A. Lincoln
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Paul W. McCracken -Assistants to the President -Staff -Herbert G. Klein -Assistants -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Agency heads -Veterans Administration -National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] -General Services Administration [GSA] -Budget -Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] -James R. Schlesinger -Size -Cabinet members -Location -Wives -State Dining Room -Breakfast meeting and briefing -Shape of table -Number of people -Seating arrangement -Attendees -The President's forthcoming speech to Congress -Clark MacGregor's call to Speaker Carl B. Albert -The Apollo 15 astronauts -Rescheduling of Congressional visit -The President's speech -Timing -Customary time for addresses to joint session -Albert -Timing of speech -Cabinet meeting -Time -Announcement -Legislative leaders meetings -Time -Attendees -White House staff -MacGregor -William E. Timmons
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Timing -Agenda -Procedures -Comparison to Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration -Economic discussion -Types and ranks of members to be invited to attend -MacGregor -Everett M. Dirksen -White House staff attendance at Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] meeting -Carl J. Gilbert -Replacement by William T. Eberle as Special Trade Representative -Ziegler’s forthcoming press conference -Forthcoming meetings -Economic policy -Monetary, trade issues -US competitive position -Plants -Status of other countries in the period after World War II -Meetings with the Japanese -Takeo Fukuda -The President's role The economy -The President's forthcoming speech to Congress -Scheduling -Shultz's release of productivity report -Ziegler’s forthcoming press conference -Phase II -Press coverage -Radio talk by the President -George Meany -Democrats -Edmund S. Muskie -The President's radio broadcast -Effectiveness -Importance of radio -Television -Pictures of Camp David -Effectiveness -Local broadcasting
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Call to Julian Goodman -Broadcast -Technical handling Ziegler left at 10:48 am. The President's schedule -Radio talks -Camp David location -Price -Effectiveness -Setting -Comparison with Franklin D. Roosevelt's fireside chats -William L. Safire -John F. Kennedy Request for Charles W. Colson The President left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:48 am. Request for Colson White House tour -Handling -Alexander P. Butterfield, Dwight L. Chapin -Number of people -Detroit press -Support for speech -Rose Garden -Executive Office Building [EOB] Bull left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:48 am. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
[Non-historical] [Duration: 36s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:50 am. Colson entered at 10:50 am. The economy -Formation of committee -New Economic Policy, New Prosperity -Name -Richard A. Moore -Safire -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Group for a New Prosperity [GNP] -Slogans Chart Colson left and returned at an unknown time before 11:30 am. Democrats -Counterattack effort against Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey -Spiro T. Agnew -Work with Congressional members -Robert J. Dole -Support for the administration -Staff problems -Meeting with Colson -Dole's return from trip to Vietnam -Dealings with Dole The President entered at an unknown time before 11:30 am. Democrats
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Administration efforts -Response to Meany -Supporters of the President -Barry M. Goldwater -Dole -Response to Democrats -Goldwater -Hugh Scott -Return from trip -Senate Republicans -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -John G. Tower -Robert P. Griffin -Charles H. Percy -Muskie -Tax proposal Economy policy -Response to statements by Democratic opposition -Humphrey -Muskie -Statements -Meany's statements -Goldwater -Connally, James D. Hodgson -Relationship with Congress -Congressional reaction -William J. Scherle -Samuel L. Devine -Lack of press coverage -Gerald R. Ford -Willingness to criticize Meany Scheduling -Cabinet meeting -President’s recent conversation with Connally -Japanese meeting -Japanese meeting -Time, day -Return of memorandum -Delays
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Butterfield -Colson, Moore, Safire The economy -The President's economic program -Meetings with special interest groups -The Business Council -Peter M. Flanigan -Connally -The President's meetings -Cambodia, Laos -Labor, education -Value to the administration -Fred J. Borch -National Association of Manufacturers [NAM] -Chamber of Commerce -Women's groups -Organization, influence -Speeches -Virginia N. Knauer -Patricia R. Hitt -Auxiliaries -American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Rotary International -Lions Club -Women's Federation -League of Women Voters -National Federation of Women's Clubs -Assessment of political focus -League of Women Voters -Ideological tendencies -Democrat -Liberal Republican -Possible meeting with Lawrence M. Higby, Chapin -Strength of organization -Support of administration -Comparison to business and professional women's group -Secretaries Association -Federation of American Women in Radio and Television -Focus of efforts -American women in financial markets and banking industry
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Bonds saleswomen -Doctors, lawyers -The professional woman -The homemakers -Republican women -Focus Briefings by staff -Peter G. Peterson’s Congressional briefing -Congressman -Problem -Connally -Types of briefing -Focus -Number of subjects covered -Effectiveness -Price Public relations -Volunteers -Edwin D. Etherington -Right to read -Youth -Ecology issue's appeal -Student groups The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Arthur F. Burns -Quadriad meeting -EOB office meeting -Time The Economy -Speeches -Organization of citizens economic committee -Job development credit -Comparison to John F. Kennedy's administration -Businessmen -Slogan -Universal appeal
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Stop inflation -Approval by White House public relations staff -Consultation with Lewis -Suggestion for different slogan -Name of committee -Committee for a New Prosperity -Appeal -Slogan -Different designs -Service clubs -Use of phrases -Difference between negatively and positively focused phrases -Safire -Quality of slogan for inflation fight -Impact of slogan -Employment opportunities -Display of slogans -Advertisement tie-in to administration's economic action -Furniture stores, car dealers -Curtis Brothers furniture retailer -Public relations effect for the President -Ad for New Jersey bank -Corporations -Support for the President’s programs -Flanigan -Business Council -Kennedy and Johnson administrations -The President's administration -Phillips Petroleum -William W. Keeler's support for the President -Mail coupons in Oklahoma -Circulation through gas stations -Presidential certificate -Design, development -Presidential commendation -Pledges of support for the President -Advertising -John W. Dean, III's legal advice of use of seal -United California Bank pledge on interest rates -Moore -Use of seal in bank branches
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Response by administration -Senators -Challenges to Muskie, Humphrey -Use of "3-M's" characterization of Muskie, Meany, George S. McGovern -Connally -Positive results of M&M's -Options ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 43s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ********************************************************************** Economic issue poll -Types of questions -Inflation -Louis P. Harris’ poll -Poll results -Congressional legislation effect -The President's administration The Economy -Proposal by Meany of tax credit Public relations -Administration counterattack efforts -Members of Congress -Speech given by Goldwater -Impact on conservatives -Young Americans for Freedom [YAF] -The Vice President's office -Agnew -Ronald W. Reagan -Agnew
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Governor's Conference -Muskie -Possible plan of action by the Vice President -Reagan -Agnew -Letter -Support for the President -Support by the governors -Resolutions -Muskie, Humphrey -Response to Meany, Muskie -Connally -Coverage by the press -Focus on Congress -Connally's forthcoming congressional testimony -The President's speech to Congress -Timing, effect Memorandum for the President -Action Colson left at 11:30 am. Unemployment -Paul W. McCracken's memorandum -Unadjusted rates ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 8s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ********************************************************************** Photographs
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Release -Rose Mary Woods -Distribution of pictures -Recipients -Situation -Family group photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Selection of candid shots of the President for release -Number -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Press story -Mrs. Nixon -Amount of time spent by the President in California -Wire service communication -Story by Donald Oberdorfer, Jr. in the Washington Post -Presidential action after major announcement -The President's schedule Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:30 am. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger's meeting request -Importance Bull left at an unknown time before 12:00 pm. The President's meeting with Kissinger Press stories -California -Camp David -Ziegler -Broadcasting -Press reports ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable]
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
[Duration: 12s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ********************************************************************** Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with John N. Mitchell's -J. Edgar Hoover -Options -Crime statistics White House Staff -Constance M. Stuart -Decision by Mrs. Nixon -Haldeman -Options -Possible staffing changes -Timing -Forthcoming election year Connally -Access to the President -Schedule -Mitchell and Dole -Maurice H. Stans -Meeting with the President -Time The President's schedule -Afternoons -Period after 4:00 pm -Schedule options -Forthcoming trip to the West -Detroit -Flight to Anchorage -Mrs. Nixon -Time of Departure and Arrival -Portland, Oregon -Options
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Michael J. Mansfield meeting Speech -Draft -Price Public relations -Organization of efforts -Colson -Contact with Haldeman -Spokespersons for the administration -Dole -Goldwater -Ford -Jack Miller -Carl T. Curtis -Paul J. Fannin -MacGregor's role -Robert A. Taft, Jr. -Baker -Tower -Polls -White House staff -The President's speeches -Moore -Work with incoming correspondence -Radio talks -Letters -The President's use of anecdotes -Price, Safire -Moore -Viewpoint -Responsibility -Effectiveness -Mail -Humor -Paul W. Keyes -Handling -Keyes -Development of ideas -Options
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
White House staff -Mrs. Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox -Staff assistance to First Family in speech preparation -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Abilities -Mrs. Nixon -Work with Staff -Andrews -Price -Higby -Haldeman -John D. Ehrlichman -Woods -Duties and scheduling information -Butterfield -Scheduling and staff levels -Thanksgiving -Eisenhower Center event -California -Levels of staff -Assistants -Staff work -Washington, California -Woods -Role -Price -Andrews -Abilities Memorandum Schedule -Attendance at meeting morning of September 7, 1971 -Donald H. Rumsfeld, Robert H. Finch -Quadriad -Frequency of meetings -Connally -Meeting with the President -Timing -Shultz
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 567-16 (cont.)
-Meeting with the President -Timing -Colson Camp David radio broadcasts -Amount of time involved -The President's schedule Kennedy -Comparison to the President Connally -Speaking ability -Effect Cabinet meeting -Meeting with the Japanese -Timing -Length Item to the EOB The President and Haldeman left at 12:00 pm.