570

Date: 
Sep 11, 1971 - Sep 13, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 570-1 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:40 am and 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Manolo Sanchez -Schedule -Location The President's schedule -Length of day Bull left at an unknown time before 9:50 am.
Conversation No. 570-2 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: 9:50 am - 10:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [Discontinuities occurred at the time of original recording] Japanese Cabinet Ministers Dinner, September 10, 1971 -Duration -[Unintelligible] -Public relations value -Press view -US-Japan relations -The President’s forthcoming welcome to Empress and Emperor of Japan -The President’s remarks -Dinners for Heads of State, government, cabinet -Prime Minister Eisaku Sato
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 7s ] JAPAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:50 am. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 31s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Bull left at an unknown time before 10:51 am. White House social events -Alexander P. Butterfield -Cabinet officers -Attendance -Lower level officials -John A. Volpe -William P. Rogers -Sub-Cabinet and White House staff -Peter M. Flanigan
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Peter G. Peterson -Japanese ministers dinner -Henry C. Cashen, II -The President's previous experiences as Vice President -Other heads of state -Royalty -Gen. Francisco Franco -Emperor Franz Josef -Marshal Josip Broz Tito -Royalty -Roles, responsibilities -The President’s role -Cabinet, sub-Cabinet officers -Selection for dinner invitation -Reward for hard work -Forthcoming Dinners -Indira Gandhi, Tito -Attendance -Future handling -Kennedy Center -Presidential box -Number of seats in box -Opera House at Kennedy Center -Number of seats in Presidential box -Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center -Number of seats in Presidential box -Concert Hall at Kennedy Center -Performances -Availability of box use to Cabinet members -Use of box privileges -Charles W. Colson's contacts -Heads of associations -Businessmen -Presidential boxes in Kennedy Center theaters -Cabinet members -Seats in Presidential box -Comparison with tickets to football game -Camp David -Use -Congressional -Kennedy Center
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Presidential box -Prestige Kennedy Center -Washington Star article -Architecture -Edward Durrell Stone -Cultural center -Outside facade -Comparison to Australian structure -Underground -Park -Concert -Reviews -Acoustics -The President’s comment -Program -Acoustics -Antal Dorati -Program -Isaac Stern -Chamber recital -Frederic Chapin -Choir -Ludwig Van Beethoven -Type of music -Igor Stravinsky -Choir -Beethoven’s 9th Symphony -Peter I. Tchaikovsky -5th Symphony -George Gershwin -Stravinsky -Mass -New York Times review -Youth culture -Leonard Bernstein -Celebration of Mass -Youth culture -Wearing of robes -Disrobing
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Significance -Wearing of vestments -Discarding of vestments -Significance -Importance of Youth Personnel -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP] -James T. Lynn -George P. Shultz -Flanigan -Gen. George A. Lincoln -Freeze duration -Lincoln -Ability as administrator -Lincoln -Maurice H. Stans -Appointment of Lincoln The President's schedule -Montana trip -Michael J. Mansfield -Return -Time -Northwest portion of state -Helicopter tour -Duration -Landing -Kalispell, Montana -Reservoir -Libby Dam -Dedication -Time of completion -Possible name -Mansfield -Montana town -Flood damage -Renaming of the town -Mansfield -Helicopter tour -Kalispell
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Hungry Horse Dan -Glacier National Park -Location -Indian reservation -Blackfoot -International Peace Park -Indian Museum of the Plains -Comparison of tour options -Indian reservation -Headdress -Great Falls, Montana -Possible stop -Charles Russell Western Museum -Lewis and Clark National Wildlife Reserve -Visit -Missoula, Montana -US Forest Service, Department of Agriculture Smoke Jumper Center -Forest fire prevention -Dedication by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 -Training center -Parachute loft -Warehouses -Great Falls -Kalispell -Mansfield's recommendations -Washington state -Seattle -Fort Lawton -Present problem of Indians and the mayor -Daniel J. Evans -Lake Washington -Sewage treatment facilities -Tri-city area of Kennewick-Richland -Tacoma -Walla-Walla -Hanford nuclear facility -Public attitude in Hanford -Newspaper support for the President -Governor [Evan] reception -Hanford -Possibility of remarks by the President
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-James R. Schlesinger -William S. Magruder -Possibility of large crowds -Hotel facilities -Advance work -Seattle -Walla-Walla -Oregon -Portland -Possibility of overnight stopover -Church attendance ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 11s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 ********************************************************************** -Day -Briefing -Montana to Portland -Media briefing -Departure -Time -Overnight stop -Staff work -Departure time -Washington -Hanford -Alaska -Planning trip -Difficulties -Staff and advance work
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
Economic policies -Reprivatization -Martin C. Anderson -John D. Ehrlichman -Major program -Time -Major policy statement -Small non-public task force -Analysis of problem by task force -People outside of the government -Bryce N. Harlow -Milton Friedman -Alan Greenspan -William J. Baroody, Jr. -Anderson -Director of study -Announcement -Conservatives Recruitments -Frederic V. Malek -Statistics Coffee The President left an unknown time before 10:51 am. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 9:50 am. Coffee Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:51 am. The President re-entered at an unknown time after 9:50 am Administration staff -Recruitment -Caliber of people -People from outside of government -John N. Mitchell -Harry S. Flemming
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Flanigan -Computer recruitments -Ehrlichman -Recruiting process -Ability of individuals -Appointees -Vice presidents of corporations -Experience in government -Return to private sector Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Frank Stanton -Change of jobs -[Charles T. Ireland] -William S. Paley Personnel appointments -Ambassador for agricultural exports -David M. Kennedy -Clarence D. Palmby -Promotion of food exports -Peterson -Clifford M. Hardin -Rogers -Support of idea -Symbolic interest in exports -Food exports -Peterson -Rogers -Support US economy -Wage and price issue -Follow-up -Discussion with John B. Connally -Staff meeting -Detroit Economic Club -Discussion with Connally -Question and Answer [Q&A] period The President's schedule
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Q&A period for Congress -Location -State Department auditorium -Timing -Trips to the Soviet Union, People's Republic of China [PRC] -Election -Vietnam Announcement of economic action -Timing -Date -Options -30-days leadtime -Disadvantages -Timing -Month -Connally -Advantages -Date -Public relations -Wage and price restraints -Labor leaders -George Meany -Plan -News account College students -Handling -Ehrlichman's theory -College presidents Tennis matches -Spiro T. Agnew -Attendance -Match -Young player [Chris Evert] -Age -Winning streak -Billie Jean King -Forest Hills -King
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Professional status -Tactics -[Evert] -Future -Attractiveness Miss America contest -Television show -Time -1970 Miss America [Phyllis Ann George] -Touring -Release from obligation to refrain from making controversial statements -Women's liberation -Demonstrators and individuals perceived as anti-American -Media -Portrayal of the US -Views -Home -Contestants -Questions -Support for the President's Vietnam policy -Responses -Middle America News media -Handling -Action -Congress -Tax proposals -Response by the press -Position vis-a-vis the President -Credit -Attitude -Vietnam War -Responsibilities -Foreign policy -Press reaction Vietnam -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Comments about forthcoming election in Vietnam
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Press reaction -Forthcoming election -US public reaction -Context -Congressional elections -US elections John and Idanell (“Nellie”) Connally -Demeanor at social events -Interaction with other people -Comparison with the President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Haldeman -Quote about cocktail parties from [Look] article -Connally ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 26s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 8 ********************************************************************** Connally -Type of impression -Type of audience -Comparison to the President State dinners -Handling -Japanese Ambassador -Yellow Oval Room meeting -Armin H. Meyer -U. Alexis Johnson -Henry A. Kissinger -Rogers
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
Schedule -Ehrlichman -Paul W. McCracken Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Arthur F. Burns -Attendance Connally -Possible meeting with the President McCracken -Meeting with the President -Council meeting -Time -Burns US economic policy News stories -General public perceptions -The President's speech to Congress, September 9, 1971 -Labor meeting -Reactions on Capitol Hill The President's schedule -Congressional meeting -Time -Time of departure -Vacation -Florida -Time of departure -Response -Press conference -Congressional meeting -Alaska trip -Oregon -Montana -Flight pattern -Glacier National Park
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Helicopter tour -National parks -Kalispell -Montana trip -Naming a town or bridge -Mansfield -Republicans -Town -Bridge -"Mansfield Bridge" -Florida -Weather -September -Hurricane season -Camp David ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** Public relations -Color story -Mrs. Nixon -Credit for idea -Custom of using military aides at funerals of Senators and Congressmen -Gerald Lipscomb Staff -Maj. Gen. James D. ("Don") Hughes -Position -Duration in job -Election year
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
-Change -Military service -Command position -Promotion -Personality -Vernon C. Coffey, Jr. -Unknown man -Russian expert -Air Force background -Lt. Col. Ralph D. Albertazzie -Political stipulation -John V. Brennan, Craig S. Campbell -Rank -Senior aide -Qualifications -Character -Effect on the President -Campaign -Election -Time of appointment -Length of appointment -Hughes -Possible meeting with Haldeman -Discussion of appointment -Coffey -Air Force -Press story -Type -Reactions Bull and Gerald L. Warren entered at an unknown time after 9:50 am. Photographs -Picture of the President -Connally The President and Haldeman left at 10:51 am.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 570-3 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:51 am and 12:07 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Cabinet Room Recording of this conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 12:07 pm. Conversation No. 570-4 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: 12:07 pm - 12:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally and Arthur F. Burns: this recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress. Press briefing -Economic briefings -Governors -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Special interest groups -Consumers -COLC -Meeting with Connally -Interest groups -Date Gerald L. Warren entered at 12:10 pm. Press -Reporters -Briefing arrangements
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Warren left at 12:11 pm. US economy -COLC -Progress -Phase II -Various options -Business groups -Agriculture groups -Congress -Planning -Direction of administration -Announcement -Commitment to course of economic action -Follow-up plan -Speech -Question of voluntary action -Sanctions -General principles -Freeze -Thaw concept -Herbert Stein, Arnold R. Weber -Action by the administration -Congress International economy -European markets -Dual exchange -Free market -Free exchange market -Sanctions -Investments -Promotions -Trading -Exchange rate -US -Europe -Japan -France -Belgium -Switzerland
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-Great Britain -Burns's forthcoming trip to Europe -West Germany -Position in world economy -Burn’s strategy -New controls -Capital -List of countries Connally left at an unknown time after 12:07 pm. US-Japanese relations -Meeting with Burns -Recent visit -Dinner -Currency revaluation -Tax -Percent -Exports of US -Total percentage -Wider exchange -Tourism -Number of Japanese tourists in Hawaii -Comparison to US tourists in Japan -Guam -Hawaii -Number of Japanese tourists -Comparison to mainland US tourists to Hawaii -Expense -Visitors from US mainland -Japanese -Number Connally entered at an unknown time before 12:53 am. International economy -Projected action by other countries -Export business -Politics -Possible problems
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-International monetary system -US responsibility -Hypothetical situation -Realignment -Effects on other countries -Price of gold -Possibility of price fluctuations -Position of other countries -Possibility of reduction of official price of gold in foreign currency -Realignment of currency -Exports -Imports -Effect of political situation in other countries -Price fluctuations -Percentage -Dollars per ounce US economic policy -The President's conversation with Connally and Burns -Paul A. Volcker -Politicians -Connally’s breakfast with unknown person -The President's knowledge of economics -Role of experts -Price of gold -Floating exchange rate -Two tiers -Standard depreciation rate [SDR] -Experts -Connally, Burns -Paul W. McCracken, George P. Shultz -Technical aspects -Election in November, 1972 -US responsibility to the world -Impression of office of the Presidency -Past twenty-five year history of the US -[Welfare] role -US interests -US interests -Attitude toward US by foreign countries -1960's
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Vietnam War -Japan -The President's conversation with Finance Minister Takeo Fukuda -Okinawa reversion issue -Senate ratification -Eisaku Sato -Textile issue -Exchange rate of Japanese yen -Friendship with the US -Peace -Attitude of US population -Handling of issues -Textiles -Okinawa -Japanese national defense -Investment, Trade balance, exchange rates -Perceptions -Great Britain -Price of gold -Exchange -Call to the President from Connally -San Clemente -Edward R.G. Heath -British interests -Rolls-Royce -Lockheed bailout -Handling of international economic relations -Henry A. Kissinger -Great Britain -West Germany -Willy Brandt -Berlin Agreement -State Department -Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Ambassador [David] Kenneth Rush -The President’s role -Meeting with Christian Democrat [Rainer C. Barzel] -Berlin -Access
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-Relations between East and West Germany -Brandt -Agreement and political views -Okinawa reversion -Sato -Relations with the US -US options -French -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Possible meeting -US-French relations -State Department -Gen. Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -Funeral -Italy -Netherlands, Belgium -US interests -The President’s speech before Congress, September 9, 1971 -European markets -Japanese market -US needs -Possible effects -Possible strategy -The President's record -Greek-Turkish bill -Marshall Plan -[Christian A.] Herter Committee -Reciprocal trade -Foreign aid -World responsibility -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Political atmosphere -Type of politics Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:07 pm. Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Camp David
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
Bull left at an unknown time before 12:53 pm. US economic policy -US interests -International role -Attitude of American people -Perceptions -Connally's knowledge -Burns's expertise -Monetary policy -Political nature of issue -Monetary policy -Views of bureaucracy -State Department -Treasury Department -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -American people -Isolationist tendencies -Perceptions -Middle East -Vietnam War -Reaction to import surcharge -Attitude of American people -Wage and price freeze -The President’s September 9, 1971 speech -The President's administration -Responsibility to American people -Political background -West Germany -Anecdote -Israel -Comparison to Japan and Germany -Europe -Troop withdrawal -US responsibility -Surcharge -Price -Present time -Time of year -Effect of surcharge
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-Responsibility -Effects of US economics on world -Action -World peace US foreign policy -International order -The President’s talk before the Academy of Political Science -US relations with other countries -Monetary issue -Trade -Reaction -Restrictions -US relations with foreign countries -Strategy -State Department -Responsibilities of other countries -Japan -Responsibilities of US leadership -Previous examples of Roman and British Empires -Political opponents -Role compared to officeholders -Isolationism -Mansfield amendment -Vietnam -Europe -The President's role -US interests and priorities -US responsibility -Drain on resources -US role -Position in world -Aid to US -Japan -Surplus -Reserves -Connally’s conversation with the Finance Minister -British -Fixed exchange rate for the US -Tariff Agreements -Non-tariff Agreements
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
-US relations with free world -US position -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Japan -Prices -US responsibilities -Return to old system -Opposition by President -Import surcharge -Previous meetings with Takeo Fukuda, Kakuei Tanaka -US relations -The President's strategy -Connally and Burns -Trips to Europe -CEA -Contemplation of problem -Policy directions -Bureaucracy -State Department -Phillip H. Trezise -Responsibilities and roles -New ideas -Asia -Vietnam -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -Bargaining Cabinet meeting Connally and Burns left at 12:53 pm.
Conversation No. 570-5 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:53 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-4 (cont.)
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Barking dog Paul W. McCracken -Forthcoming meeting Charles G. (“Bebe") Rebozo -Visit with the President -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Dog -Location in Oval Office Bull left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm.
Conversation No. 570-6 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: 12:56 pm - 12:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 47s ] STEPHEN B. BULL ENTERED AT 12:59 PM. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 **********************************************************************
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-5 (cont.)
Rebozo and Bull left at 12:59 pm. Conversation No. 570-7 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: 12:59 pm - 1:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Paul W. McCracken. Dog President’s schedule -Legislation -John D. Ehrlichman US economic program -International, domestic -Gold -Currency floatation -Import surcharge -Adjustment of exchange rates -Effect on price levels -US -World -Action on gold -Price fluctuations -Dollar devaluation -Nonpublic information -Public information -Position -Adjustment of prices -Price of gold -Speech -US background history -Changes in exchange rates -Dollar devaluation -Prices
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-7 (cont.)
-Limit on devaluation or appreciation of prices -Amount of money -Nonpublic information ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 39s ] JAPAN END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** -Changes -US monetary issue -Equivalency to the rest of the world -US action -Total adjusted exchange rate -The President's conversation with Connally and Burns -Surcharge -State Department reactions -Effect on US people -Alternatives -Exchange rate -Change -Percentage -Surcharge -Percentage -Gasoline prices -Effect of exchange rate -Textile issue -Peter G. Peterson -Legalities -Impact
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-7 (cont.)
-Depreciation Japan -McCracken's contacts and friends -Number -Contact with Mr. [Forename Unknown] Anzai [sp?] -Trip -Time -Speaking engagement at the Japan America Society -Foreign policy procedures -William P. Rogers -Textile issue -Relations with the US -People’s Republic of China {PRC] -Soviet Union -Professor [Forename Unknown] Nishiyama -Emissary -Relations with the US -Flexible dates for possible McCracken trip -Wage and price discussion US economic policy -Wage and price freeze -Freeze followed by a thaw -Herbert Stein -Effect on certain areas -Confidence -Deceleration of inflation -Wholesale prices -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Freeze -Transition -Thaw by sector -Strategy -Industries -Phase II -Details -Transitions -Commodities -Leadership -Inflation
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-7 (cont.)
-Budget -Monetary restraints -Deceleration -Inflation -Trend -Rise and rate -Cause of action -Effect -The President's policies -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Arnold R. Weber -George A. Lincoln -Connally McCracken's tenure in office -Flexibility -Administration actions -University of Michigan McCracken left at 1:13 pm.
Conversation No. 570-8 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: 1:13 pm - 1:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo Bull left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
Schedule -Lunch -The President’s forthcoming talk with unknown woman -Weather -Camp David -Boating Rebozo entered at an unknown time after 1:13 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 21s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Rebozo left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -New York Press coverage of forthcoming trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -William H. Carruthers and Ronald L. Ziegler -Technicians -Crew -Work Day -Number of Hours -Crew -Number of People -Press list -Number -Ground station for broadcast transmission -Considerations -Tokyo, Hong Kong -Live broadcast feed capability
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-News coverage -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -American Telephone and Telegraph [At&t] -PRC -Cable link in San Francisco -Publicity US Economy -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -John B. Connally -Announcement of follow-up action -Date -Time period -Effectiveness -Type of announcements -Stock market -Charles W. Colson -Rise -Bankers -Lawyers -Effect -Haldeman's son -Bicycle -Ten-speed -Example of availability of goods -Effect of economic action, surcharge -California -Washington, DC -Time period -Deposit for bicycle -Current price -Reasons -Popularity of item -Pre-surcharge -Imported bikes -Dock strike in Los Angeles -Dock strike -Dock worker’s union -James D. Hodgson, J. Curtis Counts -Action by the administration -Dock worker’s union
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
The Press -PRC trip -Number in press entourage -Kissinger’s view -Announcement of trip -Number in press entourage -Ziegler -Trip to the PRC -Trip to the Soviet Union -Kissinger -PRC trip -Type of coverage -Ping pong picture -Effect -Photographs from Kissinger's Peking trip -Trip to the Soviet Union US economy -COLC -Work -Connally The President's schedule -Trips to the PRC, Soviet Union -Press -Limitations on coverage opportunities -Comparison to Spiro T. Agnew trip -Lack of activity -Possibility of trouble -Briefing backgrounds Military draft bill -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with Clark MacGregor -Military service draft extension Congressional conference report -Gordon L. Allott -Michael J. Mansfield -Possibility of rejection -New data -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] troop withdrawal
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-Possible breakfast meeting between the President and Mansfield -Time -MacGregor and Haig -Kissinger -Draft extension conference report -Possibility of defeat of bill -International negotiations -Possible implications -Time -Kissinger's schedule -Mansfield -Possible rejection of bill -MacGregor -NATO -Capitol Hill -Perceptions -Election -Henry M. ("Scoop") Jackson -Military pay bill -Wage and price freeze -Draft extension conference bill -Possibility of defeat -Draft loss -Time period -Possibility of a new conference -F. Edward Hébert -John C. Stennis -Position -New conference -Military pay raise COLC -John D. Ehrlichman -Possibility of meeting with state and local government representatives -Number of meetings -End of conference -Time -Relation to press conference -Date -State and local government conference -Mayors conference
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-Executive committee of the Governor's Conference -Association of county officers -Number of representatives -League of Cities -Meetings with special interest groups -Ehrlichman -Analysis -Value -Labor unions -Consumer movement representatives -Meeting -Letter -Implications -Colson -Establishment of Citizens Committee -Phase II -Freeze -Voluntary action -Consumer groups -Duration of meeting Public relations -Meetings with the President -Time period -Ehrlichman -The President's State dinner with the Japanese -Duration -Focus on the President's leadership -Press conference -Effect of the President's scheduling President’s schedule -Winners of World International Bowling Federation Tournament -Meeting with the President -Congratulations -Timing -Bowling publications compared with other publications -Pictures -Time period -Number of people -National Highway Week
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-Time -World racing individuals -Department of Transportation -Highway safety program -Briefings by the administration -Individuals -Number of people -Possibility of Blue Room reception -Receiving line -Picture -Remarks -Safety techniques -Effect -Mario Andretti, Andy Granatelli, Parnelli Jones -Reception -Comparison to meetings with governors and local officials -Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home -United Nations [UN] General Assembly -Meeting with the President -Foreign Minister Aldo Moro of Italy -Presidency -Amintore Fanfani -Forthcoming election in Italy -Meeting with the President -Attendance at General Assembly session -Meeting with the President -Scheduling -Length of meeting -Press picture -Douglas-Home -Meeting with Congressional leaders -Date -Cabinet meeting -Economic program -Discussion -Attendees -Connally -Wives -Length of meeting -Agenda -International aspect
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-Domestic aspect -Tax structure -Charls W. Walker -Tax structure -Legislative leaders meeting -Agenda -Colson -MacGregor -Arnold R. Weber -Herbert Stein -George A. Lincoln Congress -Action -Bill before Congress -Delays or failure to pass -The President's speech to Congress, September 9, 1971 -Effect -Reaction -Arthur F. Burns Press coverage -Colson -Connally -Press coverage -Senate -Potential Presidential candidates on Democrat side -Effect on actions -Unknown person's statement or reaction Events' effect on the President's actions An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:16 pm. President’s schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm. Speechwriting -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -One liners
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Funeral of Winston L. Prouty -President’s attendance -Answers to press questions -Funerals of other Senators -Richard B. Russell -Everett M. Dirksen The President's leadership -Haldeman's schedule -Colson, Ehrlichman -Drug issue Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:16 pm. [Signing documents] President’s schedule -Camp David -Dog Bull left at an unknown time before 1:56 pm. Scheduling of the President's time -"Open Door Hour" -Time use -Telephone calls Connally Strategy The President's schedule -Camp David -Announcement -Drive -Meetings with groups -Mayors and governors -Environmental and transportation issues -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA]
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 570-8 (cont.)
-The President's role -Agnew -Other officials Haldeman left at 1:56 pm.
Conversation No. 570-9 Date: September 11, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:56 pm and 2:18 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. King [Timahoe, the President’s dog] Schedule -The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] [King] The unknown men [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 2:18 pm.
Conversation No. 570-10 Date: September 13, 1971 Time: 8:02 am - 8:04 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman; this recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress. Cabinet meeting -Attendance
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-Paul W. McCracken, George P. Shultz -Preparations -Domestic briefings Butterfield left at 8:04 pm.
Conversation No. 570-11 Date: September 13, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:04 am and 8:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Congressional affairs -Clark MacGregor’s September 12, 1971 meeting with Hugh Scott -Robert P. Griffin -Michael J. Mansfield -Interparliamentary conference -Boeing 707 flight -Meeting in Bonn, West Germany -German leaders -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] troop reduction -Attendance at meeting -Evaluation of the President's work -Effect of Gallup poll -Motivation -US relations with the People's Republic of China [PRC] -The President's actions -Effect on Soviet Union -MacGregor Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:04 am. Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Oval Office Bull left at 8:29 am.
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Conv. No. 570-11 (cont.)
Federal pay legislation Mrs. Nixon entered at 8:29 am. Mrs. Nixon’s television broadcast Mrs. Nixon left at an unknown time before 8:40 am. Economic policies -Congress -Testing period for economic program -Military service draft extension -Pay raise -Freeze schedule -MacGregor's analysis -Questions -William Proxmire -Family assistance -Social Security -Comments regarding Wilbur D. Mills Congress -News summary -Sense of confusion -Irresponsibility -Democrats Leaks -Accidental war agreement -Press report -Tad Szule -New York Times -Radio Vietnam -Withdrawal dates -MacGregor John N. Mitchell -Location -Time for meeting
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Conv. No. 570-11 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 7s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:29 am. The President’s schedule The President and Bull left at an unknown time before 8:40 am. Mrs. Nixon entered at an unknown time after 8:29 am Mrs. Nixon's television broadcast -Film -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Amount -Number of hours broadcast -California -Type of work -Various location shots -Julie Eisenhower -Time -Editing -James D. ("Don") Hughes -Mrs. Nixon's activities -The President -Mr. [Forename unknown] Albee -New York -Time Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:29 am.
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Conv. No. 570-11 (cont.)
Cabinet meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 8:40 am. Television broadcast -Editing in New York -Virginia [Surname unknown] -Sound system -Type of microphones -Distance -Water -Modern technological equipment -Microphones -Distance -Calls The President and Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:29 am. Cabinet meeting The President, Mrs. Nixon, Bull, and Haldeman left at 8:40 am.
Conversation No. 570-12 Date: September 13, 1971 Time: 10:42 am - 10:44 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President’s schedule -Robert J. Dole -Time of meeting Butterfield left at 10:44 am.