576

Date: 
Sep 18, 1971 - Sep 20, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 576-1 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 9:57 am - 9:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President spoke with the White House operator. Request for a call to John N. Mitchell Items for the President's signature Butterfield left at 9:59 am.
Conversation No. 576-2 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 9:59 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 9-71]
Conversation No. 576-3 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 9:59 am - 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 9-72; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-3 (cont.)
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 14s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 **********************************************************************
Conversation No. 576-4 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 9-73]
Conversation No. 576-5 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 10:05 am - 10:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. Haldeman. Clifford M. Hardin -Cost of living [COLC] meeting -Conversation with Haldeman -Reaction to Walter J. Hickel's book -Possible book by Hardin -Support for the President
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
-Cabinet compared to private role -Financial assistance in publication -Patrick J. Buchanan's writing assistance The White House operator talked with the President at 10:01 am. [Conversation No. 576-5A] [See Conversation No. 9-74] [End of telephone conversation] Hardin -Book compared with article option -Hickel The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:01 am and 10:05 am. [Conversation No. 576-5B] [See Conversation No. 9-75] [End of telephone conversation] An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time between 10:01 am and 10:05 am. Book -Options -Hickel Hardin -Departure from post of Secretary of Agriculture The President's public appearances -Article about security arrangements in Cleveland -News summary -Secret Service -Air Force base -Security precautions -Reporter's facts
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
-Crowd control -Local stories -New Republic story -The President's public appearances -The President and the press -Letter to the editor -Letter to the editor -Cleveland newspaper -Comparison to Lyndon B. Johnson -Source of response -Ronald L. Ziegler -John D. Ehrlichman -Member of Congress -Presidential security in crowds -Control -Assassinations -[John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy] -New Republic article -Demonstration -Disruptions -Airport -Attraction of crowds to the President -Reaction of opponents -Republican investigation of air base incident -Responsibility -White House advance men, airport security personnel The White House operator talked with the President at 10:05 am. [Conversation No. 576-5C] [See Conversation No. 9-76] [End of telephone conversation] The President's press conference -Edmund S. Muskie's Vice Presidency statement -Joseph McCaffrey -Cue allegation -Questions -Wire services
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
-Column -Muskie -Follow-up statement on Vice Presidential candidate -Reactions to Muskie -Press support for Edward M. Kennedy, George S. McGovern -Appeal -The South -Possible Edward Kennedy-Wilbur D. Mills candidacy The White House operator talked with the President at an unknown time between 10:05 am and 10:39 am. [Conversation No. 576-5D] [See Conversation No. 9-77] [End of telephone conversation] 1972 Presidential race -Speculation -Muskie Pentagon Papers -Effects of exposure -Democrats -Response -Charles W. Colson -Ehrlichman -Henry A. Kissinger's concerns Presidential election -Muskie’s Vice President statement -Edward W. Brooke -Social implications ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 8m 28s ]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Fundraising and campaign practices -Herbert W. Kalmbach -As money raiser -Distribution of funds -George C. Wallace -Eugene J. McCarthy -Effects of third party candidates -Congressional races -Norris Poulson -Number of opponents -McCarthy -Black candidates -Results and effects The press -Peter A. Lisagor -Editorial -Congress -Editorials -Chicago Sun-Times, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer -Liberals -Lisagor -Article on Oval Office press conference -News summary Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Daniel Shorr -Mary McGrory -J. Edgar Hoover and the Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -FBI investigation of Shorr -Investigation at Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Shorr's colleagues -Buchanan's view -Apparent hiring of Shorr
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
-FBI Supreme Court appointment -John N. Mitchell -Call to Haldeman -John M. Harlan -William French Smith as choice -Law firm -Senior partner role -Comparison to Harlan -Board of Regents role -Ronald W. Reagan -California -Jean Webb Smith -George Vaughn -Activism in civic affairs -Official position with Junior League -Support for the President -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Busing -Mitchell Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:05 am. President’s schedule -Mitchell Bull left at an unknown time before 10:40 am. Supreme Court appointments -Views of potential nominees on issues -Busing -Forced integration of housing -Mitchell -Richard H. Poff -American Bar Association [ABA] -Confirmation -Replacement of Hugo L. Black -Southerner -1972 election -Four judges named by the President
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-5 (cont.)
-Potter Stewart -Harlan -William O. Douglas -Thurgood Marshall -Black The President's schedule -Ehrlichman's location -Ehrlichman and Weinberger -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] extension -Herbert Stein, and Maurice H. Stans -Bills on small business -Ehrlichman, Weinberger, George P. Shultz -Personnel cuts Supreme Court appointment -Frederic V. Malek -Recommendation on Southern lawyer -Conservative, busing view -Issues -Housing -Busing -North Unknown issue -Press coverage -Strike -Press conference The President and Haldeman left at 10:40 am. Conversation No. 576-6 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: 10:40 am - 2:05 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with John N. Mitchell and Henry A. Kissinger. Oval Office -Set-up
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Button -Kissinger's previous encounter with Secret Service agents The Middle East -Jerusalem Resolution -Status -Arabs -Text Mitchell’s health The President entered at 10:40 am. Foreign policy -The Middle East -Suez Canal -Shooting incidents -Israelis -Egypt -Airplanes shot down earlier in week -Israeli territory -Sinai Peninsula -Surface to air missile [SAM] sites -US reaction -Options -Possible appeal by the President for restraint -Cease-fire -Negotiations -Appeal for restraint -Conditions -Phantoms -Israeli withdrawal -William P. Rogers -Israeli and Egyptian action -Yitzhak Rabin -Call to Kissinger -The Soviet Union -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Palestinian raids -Lebanese border -Fedayeen
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Jordan US-Soviet relations -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Dobrynin -Offensive weapons -Gerard C. Smith -Defensive weapons -Melvin R. Laird -US delegation -State Department view -May 20th [proposal?] -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] levels -Previous week's meeting -The President's letter to Smith -Smith's handling of negotiations -Soviet proposals -Berlin agreement -Dobrynin -Kissinger's friend in the Pentagon -Memorandum -[Forename unknown] Kramer -View on Berlin -Agreement with US -[David] Kenneth Rush -Laws -SALT -Delegation -Smith -Congress -ABM -Dobrynin -Helsinki meetings Middle east -Rogers's plans -New York-United Nations [UN] meeting -Mahmoud Riad -Andrei A. Gromyko -US-Soviet summit
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-US policy with Israelis -Soviet policy with Egypt The President's press conference -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Ambassador -Chou En-lai's view Middle East policy -Rogers -Israelis The President talked with Congressman Roger H. Zion between 10:51 am and 10:54 am. [Conversation No. 576-6A] [See Conversation No. 9-80; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.4 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 14s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 ********************************************************************** [End of telephone conversation] Middle East -UN meetings -Rogers's plans -George H.W. Bush -Role -Mitchell -Possible call from Mitchell
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Israelis -Support and opposition -Moshe Dayan -Max M. Fisher -Phantoms -Delivery -Rogers's negotiations -Suez Canal issue -Delivering arms -Israelis -Golda Meir's letter to the President -Israel -Possible deal -Senate -Egypt -Forthcoming conversation with Yitzhak Rabin -Kissinger and Mitchell -Politics -Soviet Union -Egypt -Balance of power -Negotiations -Planes -Rogers -State Department -Delivery of military equipment -Dayan -Fisher -Timing -Rabin -Laird, William J. Baroody, Jr. -US relations with the Soviet Union, PRC -Vietnam -Mitchell -Middle East issues -Rogers -Kissinger's involvement -Middle East relations -US-Israel -Soviet Union, Egypt -Soviet Union
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Equipment aid to Egypt -Israel -French role -Airplanes -Mirage fighter parts -Kissinger's memorandum -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Bush -Rogers Kissinger left at 11:01 am. Supreme Court -Decision on nominee to fill vacancy -John D. Ehrlichman's views -Richard H. Poff -American Bar Association [ABA] -Hugo L. Blacks replacement -Southern background -Conservative -Busing view -Forced housing integration -Pentagon Papers -Harry Blackmun-type judge -Poff -Age -Mitchell's possible conversation with [Lawrence E.?]Walsh -ABA -Supreme Court appointment -Judiciary Committee service as equivalent to service as lawyer -Constitutional questions “Laugh-In” -Martha (Beall) Mitchell's appearance -Paul W. Keyes's call to the President The President talked with Charles E. Wiggins between 11:05 am and 11:07 am. [Conversation No. 576-6B] [Conversation No. 9-81]
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Supreme Court -Appointment -Mitchell's forthcoming meeting with Walsh -Black announcement -Practice of law by nominee -Poff -Leadership meetings -Age -G. Harrold Carswell -Confirmation situation -Southern Manifesto -Warren E. Burger -John M. Harlan -Letters from the President -[Black] -Illness -John Foster Dulles -Tenure -Liberal -Busing -Effects in the South -Forced housing integration -The President’s campaign commitments -Woman as a Justice -New York -Representation in Supreme Court -William J. Brennan, Jr. -Thurgood Marshall -California -Lawyer -William French Smith -Ronald W. Reagan -California Board of Regents -Approval by the ABA -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Work with Justice Department on behalf of Reagan -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Perceived ethnicity of appointee
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman's view -Perceptions -Religious background -Importance of stand on busing and integration -Mitchell’ conversation with potential nominee -Weinberger -Mitchell’s view -Felix Frankfurter -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] -Weinberger's work as Chairman -Expansion of agency activities -Miles W. Kirkpatrick -Reorganization of FTC -Age -Religious background -Significance -Burger's views -Herschel H. Friday -Little Rock, Arkansas -Age -Mitchell's acquaintance -Law firm -Pat Mehaffy -Blackmun -Teacher -College -Arkansas School Board -Supreme Court arguments -ABA -Burger -Harlan seat -Poff -Friday -Paul H. Roney -Florida -Dave Dyer -Burger's views on age of justices -William O. Douglas -Marshall -Harlan -Black
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Edward W. Brooke -As Attorney General of Massachusetts -Intelligence *********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 [Privacy] [Duration: 1m 38s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 7 ********************************************************************** -Military Court of Appeals -Unnamed black judge -6th Circuit Court of Appeals -Michigan -Party affiliation -Strict constructionist -Bill Pullman [?] from Philadelphia -William H. Brown, III -Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC] head -Brooke -Support for Mitchell -Law practice -Congress -Bill -Marshall -Edmund S. Muskie Muskie -Statement on Black as Vice President -Statement by Muskie's aide -George W. Romney -Comment at Governors Conference -Attica prison incident -Nelson A. Rockefeller
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Action -Staff -Action -Irony -Timing Supreme Court appointment -Brown -Option -Friday -Arkansas -Wilbur D. Mills -House Of Representatives and Senate -Poff -Walsh -Judiciary Committees -[Frederic M. Brandes?] -Liberal Democrat -Role of ABA in confirmation -Walsh -Judiciary Committees -1970 election -Robert McClory -Thomas F. Railsback -Emanuel Celler -Unknown man from Denver -Charles Thone -Roman L. Hruska -Abe Fortas -Blackmun -Need for speedy action -Walsh -Prayer service -Alexander M. Bickel -View of Constitutional construction -18-year old vote -Busing -Work with Leonard Garment -Criminal law -Scholar -Age
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Charles S. Rhyne -Philosophy -Age -Bickel -Age -Garment -Harry D. Goldman -Mitchell's conversation with Garment -Rockefeller -Committee to investigate Attica -Fourth Circuit Court -Bickel -Busing -Criminal law -Economy -Frankfurter -Busing -Forced integration -Criminal law -Friday -Politics of the appointment -Bickel -New England -South -Conservative -Minnesota -New York -Conservatives -Reagan -Rockefeller -William French Smith -California -Conservative -William French Smith -Philosophy -Jean Webb Smith -First husband [George Vaughan] -Outlook -Reagan -Haldeman -University of California Board of Regents
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
J. Edgar Hoover -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -The President's forthcoming talk with Hoover -Hoover's tenure as FBI director -1972 election -Age -Current status of FBI -William C. Sullivan -Health -Possible honorary position -Possible appointment as presidential advisor -Coordination of intelligence activities -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Narcotics and crime -FBI -Travel -Law enforcement agencies -Special consultant to the President -Domestic law enforcement -Office in FBI -George Champion -Attorney General -Department of the Treasury -Successor -L. Patrick Gray -Ehrlichman -Compared to Hoover -Possible appointment as assistant -Timing -Cartha D. (“Deke”) DeLoach -Political skills -Lyndon B. Johnson's bugging of airplanes -Arrangements for meeting with the President -Possible speculation -Map Room -Kissinger, Dobrynin meetings -Press speculation -Breakfast meeting -Mitchell's birthday -Martha Mitchell
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Sequoia -Memos -Schedule The President talked with an unknown person [Haldeman] at an unknown time between 11:01 am and 11:59 am. [Conversation No. 576-6C] The President's schedule -Breakfast meetings -Carl B. Albert -Hoover [End of telephone conversation] Hoover -Presence as campaign issue -Popularity -Forthcoming study of the FBI -Princeton University Group -Burke Marshall -John Doar -Justice Department -Sullivan -DeLoach's views -Hoover's actions -Sid W. Richardson -Money -Oil ventures -The President' wealth -Johnson's property The President's wealth -The President's property -San Clemente -Nixon Library location -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Unknown horse rancher -Robert A. Abplanalp, Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 32 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 12s END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 32 ************************************************************************** Johnson Presidential Library -Dedication -Comparison with the Taj Mahal The Pentagon Papers -Johnson -Democrats -Defense of Johnson -Walt W. Rostow -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson Middle East -Israel -Kissinger's Role -Rogers -Fisher -Dayan -Withdrawal -Suez Canal Settlement -Donald Bergus -US policy -Egypt Cabinet -Clifford M. Hardin’s resignation -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:01 am.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Weinberger Request for Ronald L. Ziegler to join meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:59 am. Secretary of Agriculture post -Louie B. Nunn -Demeanor -Border states, South, Ohio, Illinois -Bryce N. Harlow's view -Haldeman -Background -John B. Connally Ziegler entered at 11:59 am. Supreme Court nomination -Attorney General's meeting with the President -Speculation on Supreme Court nomination -Poff -ABA -Names under consideration -Number -Strict constructionists -Southerners -Harlan -Poff -Timing of announcement -ABA -Lyle Dennison -Story -Poff -ABA -Timing -The President's schedule -Detroit trip -Harlan -Health
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
[Burger] An unknown person entered at an unknown after 11:59 am. The President’s schedule -Trip to Camp David The unknown person left at an unknown before 12:07 pm. -Camp David -Attorney General Ziegler left at 12:07 pm. ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 3m ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 ********************************************************************** Ambassadorship -Reagan -Walter H. Annenberg Pentagon Papers -Ehrlichman and Charles W. Colson -Forthcoming meeting with the President An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:07 pm. The President's schedule -Ehrlichman, Colson The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:11 pm.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
Ambassadorships -Ronald and Nancy Reagan -Annenberg's views -Reagan's views -Ambassadorship -Resignation -Campaign work -Reagan as Ambassador -Issues in the Common Market -Contributors -Amount ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 5m 35s ] Haldeman and Colson entered at 12:11 pm. END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 12 ********************************************************************** The President left and Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 12:13 pm. Supreme Court -Colson -Black's resignation -Carswell The President entered at an unknown time after 12:14 pm.
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
Supreme Court appointment -Governor of Virginia [Linwood Holton]'s call to Haldeman -Joel T. Broyhill, William L. Scott -Harry F. Byrd, Jr., William B. Spong, Jr. -Hruska -Walsh -Possible meeting with the President -Holton's activities -Circuit Court -Comparison with Supreme Court -District Court -Reagan -Burger -Bickel -Garment -Age -Intellectuals -Busing -Housing -Criminal law -Writings -William H. Rehnquist -Academic community -Pentagon Papers case -First Amendment -Black -New York Times -Marshall -Liberals -Future generations -Reagan -William French Smith -Jean Webb Smith -Corporation lawyer -Political association with Reagan -Conservatism -Harlan's seat -Corporation lawyer background for appointee -Academic background -Smith -Board of Regents
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Age -Brown -EEOC -President’s view -Support for administration -Congress -Marshall -Brooke -Senate -Brown -Jackie Robinson-Brooklyn Dodgers analogy -“Ethnic seats” -Blacks -Jews -Democrats -[Forename unknown] O'Reilly [?] -Support -Brown -Marshall's seat -Poff -ABA standards -Practicing law -Black -Potter Stewart -John W. Bricker of Ohio -The President's experiences -Supreme Court -Legal scholars -Frankfurter -Harvard University Pentagon Papers -Impact -Democrats -The President's previous conversation with Colson -William S. White, Louis P. Harris -Strategy -Johnson -Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -War issue
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Democrats' record -Focus -Congress -Ehrlichman's views -Effects on administration control -Control -Court effects -Election -Daniel Ellsberg -Leslie Gelb -Administration view -Leaks to press -Impasse -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] inquiry -Interests -Democrats -Administration -Kissinger -Involvement of students and associates in issue -Elliot L. Richardson's involvement -Effect of Congressional hearing -Congressional investigation -Testimony -Richardson -Kissinger -Involvement -Contents -Democrats -Focus -Possible Senate and House investigation -Origins of the Vietnam War -Revelations of the Pentagon Papers -Diem coup -Bombing decisions during Vietnam war -Gulf of Tonkin -Kissinger and Richardson -W. Averell Harriman -McGeorge Bundy -Kissinger's views -Timing of investigations, revelations -Vietnam elections
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Democrats' focus -Responsibilities of Democrat administration -Diem coup -Congressional committee's budget -J. William Fulbright's actions -Foreign Relations Committee -Executive Committee -Public hearings -Michael J. Mansfield -Politics of the Pentagon Papers -Effect on Muskie's advisors -Democrat foreign policy establishment -Delivery of documents to Congress -Columnists -Ellsberg's views -Coverup -Public scrutiny -Newspapermen -First Amendment rights -Content of the Pentagon Papers -Diem -Controversy -Duong (“Big Minh”) Van Minh -John Paul Vann -Harriman -Henry Cabot Lodge ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO.18 [National security] [Duration: 10 s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 18 ***************************************************************** -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. (?)
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Vietnam election -Leaks -Effects of revelation of the Pentagon Papers -October 3 -Congressional hearings -Fulbright's action -Study -Executive session of Foreign Relations Committee -Barry M. Goldwater -Policy decisions -Republicans -Joint hearings -Armed Services Committee -Foreign Relations Committee -Democrats' views -John G. Tower -Armed Services -Suppression -Coup -Cables and documents -Ehrlichman and Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -New York Times, Washington Post -Boston Globe -Times -Neil Sheehan -Ellsberg source -Lucien Conein -Articles -Lodge -Harriman -Leaks of documents **************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 13 [National security] [Duration: 44 s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 13
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
***************************************************************** -Effects of information ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 19 [Privacy] [Duration: 4 s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 19 ***************************************************************** -Effects of information -Berrigan brothers' case -Mitchell’s experience -John Cardinal Krol of Philadelphia -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Cornell University *********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 [Privacy] [Duration: 37s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ********************************************************************** -Conein, theories -Republicans -Effects on Democrats -Other investigations
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Bay of Pigs -Cuban Missile Crisis -Exposure of documents -White House efforts -Physical quantity -1960 missile gap issue -Vietnam War -Origins -Kissinger -Democratic involvement -Mansfield's use of phrase "Nixon's war" -Responsibilities -Krogh, David R. Young, Jr. -Diem -Previous administrations -Exposure of Vietnam, dirty tricks -Kissinger's conversations with Ehrlichman -Vietnamese election -Referendum -Trip to San Clemente -NSC meeting -Democrat administration -Vietnam War -Richard A. Falk and Bundy issue -Presidency of Foreign Relations Council Tennis -St. Louis Pentagon Papers -Exposure of facts -Requirements -Young -NSC staff -Diem and Democrats -Involvement -CIA -Implications for Democrats -Harriman -Bundy -Rostow
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Harriman -Muskie -Connections with candidates -John Kennedy administration -Edward M. Kennedy candidacy -Portrayal -Edward Kennedy and Muskie -Poll Muskie -Black as Vice President -Principle of equal opportunity Pentagon Papers -Interview -Conein -Edward Landsdale -Diem and Democrats -Harriman -Muskie -Kennedy -Kissinger -View of liberal press on Diem -Peter A. Lisagor's question at press conference -Diem's death -US involvement in the war -Laotian agreement -Harriman's involvement -Ho Chi Minh Trail -Diem's death -Johnson's view -Liberal press -Kennedy's role -Kissinger's view -Election -Democratic involvement -Congress -TV exposure **************************************************************************
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 29 [Privacy] [Duration: 3s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 29 ************************************************************************** -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Gen. Paul Harkins's view -Resignation -Life in Texas -Congress -Leaks -Newsweek -Diem -Senate -Documents in Senate -Use -Liberal press views -Senator’s statement -Conein -Administration policy -Possible statement -Goldwater -William E. Brock, III -Robert A. Taft, Jr. -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Conein -Richard M. Helms -CIA -Diem story -Handling -Entire file -CIA -President’s order -Reasons -Ronald L. Ziegler
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-CIA -Bay of Pigs -Access -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Hierarchy -Robert E. Cushman, Jr. -Walters -Kissinger -Diem and Bay of Pigs information -President’s wishes -Helms and Cushman -Resignations -Information for the President -Reasons -Cuban missile crisis -Bay of Pigs involvement -Eisenhower -Kennedy -Military -CIA -The President -Story deadline -President’s order -Urgency -Bombing halt study -White House use -Johnson administration -Last month -Joseph Califano -Trip to the Department of Defense [DOD] -Materials in files -Austin, Texas -Haig -Gelb, Morton Halperin and Paul Warnke -Paul H. Nitze -National Archives and Records Service -Contract -Robert Kunzig -J. Fred Buzhardt -Pictures of documents -DOD
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Edgar Allan Poe -Tom C. Huston’s investigation -DOD -Kissinger's views -Huston’s views -Richard V. Allen's views -Goldwater -Role in history Foreign policy events -Review for facts -Bombing halt -Bay of Pigs -Diem -Nixon’s orders -Haig -White House use Summary -Bay of Pigs -Instructions for Helms -CIA -Public release -Diem coup -Information -Press ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 27 [National Security] [Duration: 3s ] VIETNAM END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 27 **************************************************************************
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Defense and State Departments -Leaks to press -Kissinger -Handling -Kissinger -The President's right to know -Staff -Allen -Huston -Krogh -Huston -Allen -Job with Peter G. Peterson -Krogh -G. Gordon Liddy, E. Howard Hunt -Allen -Possible motives -State Department -Parody of Patrick B. Oliphant's cartoon -Japanese -Rogers -Timing of efforts to obtain facts -Jackson -Image on Vietnam issue -Liberal associates ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 16 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 43s ] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 16 ********************************************************************** The President's schedule
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Forthcoming meeting -Minority business -Budget -Maurice H. Stans -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] Mitchell left at 1:22 pm. OEO legislation -Possible veto -Legislation -Albert H. Quie's views Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:22 pm. President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm. OEO legislation -Senate bill The President left at an unknown time after 1:22 pm. OEO legislation -The President's views -Veto The President returned at an unknown time before 2:05 pm. Supreme Court appointment -Bickel -18-year old vote issue -Liberals -Bickel -Stance -Future Marshall vacancy -Brown -Impact of appointments -Congress -Brown's philosophy
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
OEO legislation -Great Society -Signal -Busing -Veto -Possible consequence -Effect of action on conservatives -Supreme Court -Poff -Southern manifesto -Veto -Alternative -The President's possible actions -State of the Union address -Attack on the Great Society -Lack of success in programs Hispanics -Leadership of OEO -Philip V. Sanchez -Appointment of Romana Acosta Banuelos -The President's meeting September 17, 1971 with Puerto Rican bowling champion, Aida L. Gonzalez -Case of rum Bowling -The President's meeting with champion bowlers -News coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Strike in White House bowling alley -Bowlers -Professionals -Strikes -“Middle America” -White House bowling alley -Use -Harry S. Truman -Security officers, photographers -White House staff -Tennis court
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Perceptions Pentagon Papers White House stance -Politics -OEO -Coordination with Colson's staff -Mansfield's views -Johnson's views -Democratic Party -Clark M. Clifford -Administration policy -Kissinger's position Use of Federal agencies -1972 campaign -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Abplanalp, Hobart D. Lewis -Rebozo -John Wayne -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -John B. Connally's reaction -Bureaucracy -Mitchell's department [Department of Justice] -1960 Presidential campaign The federal bureaucracy -Leaks -Amount in previous six months -National security -CIA -Tad Szulc -Cabinet officers' actions vis-a-vis bureaucracy -Rogers -Mitchell -Rogers's statement -Contacts with the press -State Department -Ehrlichman's investigation -William Beecher -Szulc
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Effect on State Department security office -Lie detector tests -The President's possible statement -New York Times -PRC -Administration's stance towards -Ziegler's expression of the President's views on the Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Effects on HEW -Cabinet -Connally -Treasury Department -Paul A. Volcker -Charls E. Walker -Cabinet secretaries' staffs -Department of Justice -Richard G. Kleindienst -Mitchell -Treasury -Walker's relations with the White House -Connally -Connally Cabinet -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Melvin R. Laird -Profile -News coverage -Muskie's statement -Response by Cabinet -Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher -Television exposure -Connally -M&M characterization of George Meany, Muskie -Rogers and Laird -Rogers -Speech to American Legion -Sites for speaking engagements -Middle East -John A. Scali
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Laird -Statements about Congress -Mitchell -Spiro T. Agnew -Attack on Democrat partisanship -Praise from Governors Conference -Speech contents -Unity -Forthcoming speech -Buchanan -Rhetoric, tone -Michigan poll -Support for the President -Youth -Contrast with Agnew's statistics -Opposition -Alabama poll -Strategy for Agnew -Youth support -Possible college campus tour -Speeches -Themes -David Frost show appearance -Campus appearances -Colloquies -Radio -Newscast -Paul Harvey -Herbert G. Klein -Image following Governors Conference -Recent trip -Focus during 1972 primary campaign -Agnew's forthcoming trips to Iran, Greece, Turkey -Speeches Supreme Court appointment -Agnew -Projected confirmation hearing -Agnew's background as lawyer -James O. Eastland -Birch E. Bayh, Jr., Walter F. Mondale, Edward Kennedy
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Nominations of Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., G. Harrold Carswell -Political aspect -Stance with the press -Comparison with the President -Lisagor The President's handling of the press -Alger Hiss case -1954 and post-1954 periods -Dump Nixon movement -Vice Presidency Economy -Meeting -Statistics -Growth -Security First National Bank -California -Housing starts -Automobile sales -Impact -Business community -Phase II -Recovery -George P. Shultz -Second quarter 1971 growth -Tax field -Budget -Arthur F. Burns -Housing -Media coverage -Shultz -Interest rates -Romney -Number of starts -California -Demographics -Washington, DC -Elimination of housing units -Replacements -New York City
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
-Decline in numbers -Phase II -Public support -Inflation -Trend of unemployment statistics -Adjustments -Bureau of Labor Statistics [BLS] -John F. Kennedy's administration -Moynihan’s position Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:22 pm President’ schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm. Economy -BLS -Current handling of statistics compared to Kennedy administration -Reagan’s view of statistics -Unnamed man -Quote in Washington Post about economy -Eastern Establishment -Type of governor for Michigan -Romney, William G. Milliken -United Auto Workers [UAW] -Employment cutbacks -Phase II, III -July 1971 -Possible aberration -Employment -Ehrlichman's conversation with Governor Daniel J. Evans -Boeing -Hiring -Washington -Aerospace industry -Supersonic transport [SST] -William M. Magruder -Japan -Possible joint effort
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-6 (cont.)
The President, Haldeman, Ehrlichman, and Colson left at 2:05 pm.
Conversation No. 576-7 Date: September 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:05 pm and 2:07 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with unknown people [Charles W. Colson and John D. Ehrlichman?]. Schedule Work This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 2:07 pm.
Conversation No. 576-8 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: 9:52 am - 11:27 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Schedule Vice Presidency -Spiro T. Agnew -Handling -Staff -John D. Ehrlichman -John B. Connally -John N. Mitchell -Bryce N. Harlow
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
News stories -Attica prison riots -Connally's negotiations in Europe -Trade balance -Look magazine -Cover and excerpt -Allan S. Drury's book [Courage and Hesitation] -The President's news conference -Magazine coverage -US News and World Report Bowling photograph Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:52 am. Connally Bull left at an unknown time before 10:03 am. News stories -Bowling photograph -Effect of the President's bowling alley visit with champions -Phase II and economic focus -Press conference report Flies in Oval Office The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with White House Fellows -Fellows -Identity Connally -The President’s recent conversation -Press Connally entered at 10:03 am. Oval Office -Flies -Open door
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 10:04 am. Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:03 am Flyswatter Sanchez left an unknown time before 11:27 am. Oval Office -Flies -Enclosed spaces -Airplanes, offices, bedrooms Phase II -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Projected October announcement -Handling -Possible press conference by the President -Possible press conference by Connally -Timing -Announcement -US-Soviet Union summit -Comparison with US-People's Republic of China [PRC] summit -Announcement -Timing -Deadline of weekly news magazines -Wage and -Price Board -Industries -Guidelines -Coordination with Herbert Stein, Paul W. McCracken, George P. Shultz -Follow-up -The President's trip to Alaska -Time of return -Announcement -Deadline International economy -Connally's trip abroad -The President's appearance before the Detroit Economic Club -Forthcoming paper
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-US stance vis-a-vis rest of the world -Trade -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Surcharge -Import surcharge -Import restrictions by other nations -Import restrictions by other nations -Removal of capital controls -Currency exchange -France, Belgium -Marketplace -Dollar -Japanese yen -German mark -British pound -Controls -European views -Viewpoints of the US -US response -Financial leaders -David Rockefeller -IMF meeting -Soviet Union, PRC -Monetary policy -European allies trade -Fidel Castro -Soviet Union, Eastern European countries -Romania, Czechoslovakia -Amount -Compared to US -Structure of IMF -Possible strategy -Exchange rates -Price of gold -Import surcharges -Duration -Sharing of defense burden -Linkage -Two tier controls -Belgium, France -US past action
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-US rehabilitation of countries -Political and economic standpoints -Structure of IMF -Effects on US -The President's attendance -Number of nations and representatives attending -Reception -The President's view -Schedule -Importance of the President's appearance -Finance ministers -Central bankers -Meeting -Those attending -White House reception -Arthur F. Burns -Central bankers -Connally, Idanell (“Nellie”) Connally, Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon -The President's role -The President's schedule -Possibilities -The President's speech -Reception schedule -Haldeman -Paul A. Volcker, Peter G. Peterson, Shultz -Trade -Domestic and international issues -Surcharges -Canada, Mexico -Quotas -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT] -Japan -Germans -Japan -Possible quotas -Automobiles -Textiles -Electronics -Mexico, Canada -Press initiative -European views
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-US solutions to problems -Handling of import surcharge -Negotiation on gold price -IMF view -Connally's statement -Political considerations -Reasons for imposition of surcharge -US balance of payments -1964 imposition of surcharge by Great Britain -Import and export taxes -Gold -The President's august 15 speech announcing wage and price action -Congress -Solution of issue -Speeches -International economic stability and world trade -US action -Protectionism -Resources expended -Economic -Military -Negotiations -Burns -Views -US interests -Karl Klasen, Oliver B. Wormser -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -Balancing of payments problem -Figure -Burns -Rockefeller -Possible meeting with the President -The President's Detroit economic club appearance -Current situation -Brazil -Soviet Union -PRC -Belgium -Holland -Switzerland
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-Troika meeting -Federal Reserve Board [FRB], Treasury Department -Schedule -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Conversation with Connally -State Department -Nathaniel Samuels -Reception for IMF -President’s remarks -Size -White House -Finance Minister, bank governors -Handling -Speech -Connally's role -The President’s forthcoming trip to Detroit The President's schedule -IMF meeting -Phase II action -Decisionmaking -October 1 Robert S. McNamara -Term as World Bank President -Barry M. Goldwater’s views -The President’s view -Handling -Connally's possible action -Henry A. Kissinger -Political opposition -Pentagon Papers -Kissinger -Quid pro quo -Pakistan
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
Armand Hammer -Support for the President -Offer of financial contribution -Hammer's father -Hammer's actions in the Soviet Union -Wheat shipment into the Soviet Union -Money for medical school -Pharmaceutical business -Wheat shipments -Hospitals -Soviet trade -Vladimir I. Lenin -1923-1925 -Investments -Education -Pencil manufacturing -Germans -Anastas Mikoyan, Lenin, Nikita S. Khrushchev -Art collection -Los Angeles Music Center -Hammer Galleries The President’s schedule -IMF reception -Planning -Haldeman -Treasury Department -John R. Petty Connally talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:03 am and 10:50 am. [Conversation No. 576-8A] [See Conversation No. 9-88] [End of telephone conversation] Connally's appearance Haldeman entered at 10:50 am.
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
The Administration’s economic program -Critics President’s schedule -October 1971 -Florida -IMF program -The President's speech -Reception Connally talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:50 am and 11:23 am. [Conversation No. 576-8B] [See Conversation No. 9-89] [End of telephone conversation] Schedule Connally talked with Petty at an unknown time between 10:03 am and 11:23 am. [Conversation No. 576-8C] [See Conversation No. 9-90] [End of telephone conversation] IMF reception -Location -Smithsonian Institution The White House operator talked with Connally at an unknown time between 10:50 am and 11:23 am. [Conversation No. 576-8D] [See Conversation No. 9-91]
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Schedule -IMF reception -The President's speech -Guests list -Itinerary The President's schedule -Petty -IMF reception -Burns -NSC meeting -Quadriad meeting -Reception -The President's possible speech -Quadriad -Burns -Shultz -Peter M. Flanigan -The President's briefing of the press during trip to the West -Connally's schedule -Appointments -Japanese -Anthony Barber -Shultz Connally's schedule -Senate Finance Committee -Russell B. Long's views -Burns's role -J. William Fulbright's committee -Views of Congressmen and Senators -Jacob K. Javits -Armand Hammer -Offer of financial contribution -Haldeman -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Possible motivation -State dinner
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-Job for Sam Yorty -Overseas problems Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:50 am. The President's schedule -Romana Acosta Banuelos -Entrance -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 11:08 am. Economy -Public opinion -Foreign aid reduction -Surcharge Haldeman left and Romana Acosta Banuelos and Stephen B. Bull entered at 11:08 am. Introductions -Connally Romana's Mexican Food Products, Inc. -California -Mrs. Banuelos's roles -Chairman of bank board -Pan American Bank National Bank of East Los Angeles Press picture Banuelos -Offices -Treasury Department building Mary T. Brooks -Director of the Mint -California -Marriage to C. Wayland Brooks -Death of C. Brooks -Involvement in Republican politics
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
Banuelos's background Press -Photographs -Arrangements Bull left at an unknown time before 11:15 am. Banuelos's family -Daughter -Move to Washington -Sons Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 11:08 am. Photograph -Arrangements Dollar bill -Banuelos’s signature -Secret Service Members of the press entered at 11:15 am. [Photographs] -[General conversation] Members of the press left and Alexander Banuelos entered at 11:18 am. Pen -Community State Bank of Texas Banuelos's daughter [Photographs] Banuelos's children -Presidential gifts Banuelos -As Treasurer-designate of the US
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
-Reasons for selection -Qualifications -Background -Hispanic ethnicity -California -The President's experiences in Whittier, Yorba Linda -Philip V. Sanchez -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] Connally, the Banuelos, Bull, et al. left at 11:23 am. Supreme Court appointment -Women's National Caucus -Use of phrase best man -Ziegler's talk with the Attorney General in response -Choices -Women as candidates -Previous statement about appointment of only people sitting on the bench -Carroll Kilpatrick's report -Criteria -Legal philosophy -Strict constructionism -Qualifications -Felix Frankfurter -Professional background -John M. Harlan -Background as lawyer -Outstanding lawyers from the Bar -Candidates -Number -Possible questions for Ziegler about Harlan -Resignation Other news -Banuelos Vietnam -Demonstrations -Period after November 15 -The President's action
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-8 (cont.)
Ziegler left at 11:27 am.
Conversation No. 576-9 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:27 am and 11:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. White House Fellows -The President's meeting in the White House -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Location -The President's speech -Pictures -Format -Gifts Bull left at 11:32 am.
Conversation No. 576-10 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: 11:32 am - 11:47 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry G. Cisneros, Peter W. Cook, Robert A. Dey, W. Antoinette Ford, Stephen J. Gage, Franklin R. Gannon, John S. Grinalds, Glen R. Kendall, John M. Maurice, Terence D. McCann, Robert C. McFarlane, Michael S. Noling, Deanell Reece, Martin E. Seneca, Jr., Richard E. Stephenson, Brandon W. Sweizer, Arthur E. Dewey, Frederick Rentschler, Frederick V. Malek, Stephen B. Bull, and Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins. Arthur E. Dewey
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Director, Commission on White House Fellows -Service in Vietnam Introductions -Robert A. Dey -William D. Ruckelhaus -Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] -Peter W. Cook -Department of Defense assignment -Terrence D. McCann -Henry G. Cisneros -National League of Cities -W. Antoinette Ford -John S. Grinalds -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Deanell Reece -[Law school] -Secretary of Labor -Stephen J. Gage -University of Texas -Dr. Edward E. David, Jr. -University of Texas football game, September 18, 1971 -Offensive line -Martin E. Seneca, Jr. -George W. Romney -Robert C. McFarlane -John Maurice -Michael Noling -Brandon Sweizer -Glen Kendall -Secretary of the Interior -Richard Stephenson -Transportation program -John B. Connally Photographs White House Fellows program -Assignments -Cabinet officers -Contributions of Fellows
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-10 (cont.)
-Type of work -Anonymity -The President's experience as Congressman, Senator, Vice President Executive Departments -Value of work -Future public service Supreme Court appointment -The President's previous meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler -Announcement of candidacy search for Hugo L. Black’s seat -Women's reaction to use of term best man -Term Congresswomen compared to Congressmen Washington, DC -City, work Salaries Presidential gifts -Cufflinks with the President's seal -Costs -Presidential paperweight White House church service Dewey, et al. left at 11:47 am.
Conversation No. 576-11 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:47 am and 12:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Schedule -Arthur F. Burns
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-10 (cont.)
Supreme Court appointment -John M. Harlan -Chief Justice's [Warren E. Burger] conversation with John M. Mitchell -Announcement of Harlan vacancy -Timing The President's schedule -Meeting with Burns -Troika meeting -John B. Connally -International Monetary Fund [IMF] reception -Connally -Sheraton Park Hotel -Comparison to the President's stays at the Waldorf Hotel -United Nations [UN] -Finance ministers -Leisurely tone -Forthcoming Florida visit -Economic meeting -Forthcoming Soviet Union announcement -Florida -Disney World visit -Camp David -Meeting with Connally and George P. Shultz -Lillian Marie Disney -Disney World -Hall of Presidents Announcement of Harlan resignation The President's schedule -Burns meeting The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:47 am and 12:00 pm. [Conversation No. 576-11A] [See Conversation 9-92]
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-11 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] Supreme Court -Appointment of two Justices at once -Lyndon B. Johnson -Abe Fortas -W. Homer Thornberry -Harlan -Spiro T. Agnew -Connally The President talked with Mitchell between 11:59 am and 12:00 pm. [Conversation No. 576-11B] [See Conversation No. 9-93] [End of telephone conversation] Press briefing announcement -Chief Justice -Appointment of four members -Thurgood Marshall -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Press view -Hospital Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 12:00 pm. Washington Senators baseball team -Move from Washington DC -The President as baseball fan -Robert Short's statement -Call from Morrie Siegal -Role of Baltimore Orioles -Short -Stadium site -Departure -Perception of danger around ballpark -Football day games, baseball day games -Attendees
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-11 (cont.)
The President’s schedule -Connally -Unknown person -Possible removal Ziegler and Haldeman left at 12:01 pm.
Conversation No. 576-12 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:01 pm and 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Miss America winners -Laurie Lee Schaefer, Phyllis A. George -Gifts -Bow pins -Compact -Photographs Bull left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 576-13 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: 12:10 pm - 12:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Phyllis A. George, Mrs. George, Laurie Lee Schaefer, Eleanor Schaefer, Dorothy Chevager, Stephen B. Bull, and Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins. Laurie Lee Schaefer
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-12 (cont.)
Phyllis A. George Mrs. George Eleanor Schaefer Miss America pageant -View of Julie Eisenhower and Tricia Cox -Miss America 1971, 1972 -Handling of interviews -Comments -Future of Miss George -Acting profession -Television -Women -President’s conversation with Virginia Sherwood -Decisionmaking Movies -The President's conversation with Ginger Rogers -Reflection of producers' view’s of marketplace -X-rated movies -Tone -John Wayne -Patrick Wayne Ronald L. Ziegler, and members of the press entered at an unknown time after 12:10 pm. [Photographs] College football -Woody Hayes Ohio University [Photographs] Football -University of Texas -Cotton Bowl game, 1971 -Nebraska
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-13 (cont.)
-Notre Dame Baseball -American League -Robert Short -Move of Washington Senators team to Dallas, Texas -Walter Johnson -Washington as sports town -Support for Redskins football team -Baltimore Orioles schedule -Washington baseball team -Prospects -Harmon Killebrew -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Reaction -Ted Williams Members of the press left at an unknown time before 12:24 pm. Presidential gifts -Seal -Theodore Roosevelt -Compacts -Golf balls Bowling Congressman Samuel L. Devine from Ohio -As football referee in college games George, Schaefer, et al. left at 12:24 pm.
Conversation No. 576-14 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: 12:24 pm - 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office
65 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 576-13 (cont.)
The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Jaycees -Ronald G.S. Au Bull left at 12:25 pm.
Conversation No. 576-15/577-1 Date: September 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:25 pm and 12:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald G. S. Au, Andre LeTendre, and George T. Bell; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Ronald Au -President of the US Jaycees Andre LeTendre [Photographs] Au's trip Arthur F. Burns -Delay in meeting This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 12:44 pm. [An unknown portion of the conversation was not recorded while the tape was being changed]