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Date: 
Sep 29, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 580-1 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:55 am and 10:03 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with [?] an unknown person. Unknown request or event
Conversation No. 580-2 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 10:03 am - 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Signing of documents Butterfield left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 580-3 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 10:13 am - 10:21 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Greetings Vietnam -Prisoner of war [POW] issue -News coverage of the President's September 28, 1971 speech before the National League of Families convention
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-3 (cont.)
-Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Edward M. Kennedy Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -The President's Summit trip announcement -Written agreement -Date -William P. Rogers -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger's conversation with Dobrynin -Andrei A. Gromyko -Handling of announcement -Rogers -Timing of trip -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Dobrynin -The President’s location -San Clemente -Possible action -Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -Gromyko Red folder -Location of document The President's schedule -Meeting with Gromyko -Number -Kissinger -Time -Kissinger's suggestion -Location -Dobrynin Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:19 am. Folder for Gromyko -Location Butterfield left at 10:20 am.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-3 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Meeting between Gromyko, Kissinger and the President -Location -Roosevelt Map Room -Time -Meeting between Gromyko and the President -Schedule -Individuals in attendance -Schedule after meeting -Location -Automobiles -Reception -Time duration of meeting -Gromyko -Opening remarks -European Security Conference -The President's possible response -Summit meeting -John B. Connally -Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Gromyko -Kissinger -Time Kissinger left at 10:21 am.
Conversation No. 580-4 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 10:21 am - 10:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. US economic policies -Phase II
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-4 (cont.)
-The President's forthcoming meetings with George P. Shultz and John B. Connally The President schedule -Meeting on Phase II -The President's forthcoming trip to Key Biscayne -Meeting -Time -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Trip to Florida -Elementary school visit -Meeting between the President and Connally, Shultz, Herbert Stein, Paul W. McCracken -Peter G. Peterson -William L. Safire, John D. Ehrlichman -Purpose -Other attendees -Stein -McCracken, Ezra Solomon -Florida trip US economic situation -Preparation for forthcoming speech -Stein -Presidential speeches -Memos -The President's speech -Possible reactions -Council of Economic Policy The President's schedule -Dates -Quadriad -Possibility The President's public appearances -National League of Families Convention, September 28, 1971 -Ronald L. Ziegler, Richard A. Moore -The President's entry into room at events -Audience reactions to announced compared to surprise appearance -Press coverage
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-4 (cont.)
An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 10:21 am. The President's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:33 am. The President's public appearances -National League of Families convention -Audience reaction -News coverage -Total overall impact -News coverage -Times of news program -Audience reaction -Passage of resolution by National League of Families -Edward M. Kennedy -Future handling -Campaign Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:21 am. Connally’s message -Forthcoming meeting with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer Bull left at an unknown time before 10:33 am. Connally's views of talks -Arthur F. Burns's reaction Haldeman left at 10:33 pm.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 580-5 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 10:33 am - 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, John B. Connally, and Arthur F. Burns at 10:33 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Seating arrangements The President's speaking appearances -Europe -Washington, DC The President's trip -Anchorage, Alaska -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Historic significance of trip to Alaska Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. Refreshments -Coffee -Tea Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:15 am. Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako -Speaking English at meetings -Comparison of speaking versus comprehending a language -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Translation -Benefits -Takeo Fukuda [Photograph session] Japan
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
-Trip to the US by Emperor of Japan -Herbert Stein's comment -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] US economic policies -Phase II -Forthcoming meeting -Preparation -Amount of material -Date -Remarks by Connally and Burns -The President's support -International Monetary Fund [IMF] International economic relations -US position in the world -US State Department views -Negotiations -Options on stance -Opposing views of UD international economics -Isolationism -Senate and House elections -International trade -Labor unions -New York -Businessmen -Isolationist tendencies -Leadership role of the US -Need for support by the public -The President's previous meeting with Paul G. Hoffman of the United Nations [UN] -US financial support for the UN -Herter Committee -Marshall Plan -Reciprocal trade -Policies -Cold War era after World War II -US position -Korean War -Vietnam War -US foreign aid as issue
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
-Banking, loan analogy -US position in the world -Potential problems -World responsibilities -Speakers for the US -Types of statement -Isolationism -Economic strength of the US -US economic policy -Negotiations -US contributions -Defense -Foreign aid -New York bankers -US position politically as well as economically -Types of negotiations with foreign countries -Prime Minister Edward R.G. Heath -European economic community -West Germany -Willy Brandt -Berlin Agreement -Inflation -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Italy -Political situation -Japan -Comparison to West Germany -Effect of post World War II status -Political problems around the world -Japan -Germany -Britain -France -Political situations -Feelings towards the US -Possible position of foreign countries in the world -US position twenty-five years earlier -Eisenhower administration -Changes in the US -US position in the world -Responsibility
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
-New economic system -Competition within the world Multinational organizations -UN -IMF -Interests of each foreign country -Potential effect of monetary chaos -Negative results in world and in the US International economy -US position -Need for change -US interests -Defending interests -Method of defending interests -Public compared to private statements -Schweitzer's actions and statements -Criticism of the President -Convertibility -Import surcharge -The President's speech -Negotiation -IMF -US role -The President's august 15, 1971 speech -Schweitzer's reaction -Convertibility -Questions directed to Schweitzer -Handling -Achievement of US trade goals -Currency realignment -Effect of policies -Heath, Pompidou -Dollar as reserve currency -US position on monetary reform -Special drawing rights -Schweitzer's term of office -Comparison to the president -Price of gold -France
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
-World currencies -Resolutions by the IMF -US policy -Views of other countries -State Department -Latin America -Africa -France -UN compared with IMF -Developing nations -Balance of payments -Negotiations -Importance to US compared with importance to them -Role of major industrial nations -Group of Ten -Political power -Schweitzer's goals and actions -Criticisms -Perception of IMF -Anglo-Saxon institution -The future -Burden-sharing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:33 am. The President’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:15 am. -Non-tariff barriers, trade -Monetary affairs -Burns -Monetary system -Past monetary crises -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Causes -Britain -France -Germany -US -Responsibility in the world economic situation
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
-Schweitzer -Responsibilities -The President's role -Responsibilities -Political and diplomatic -Meeting with Andrei A. Gromyko -Meetings with officials from the People's Republic of China [PRC] and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] nations -Europeans -Latin America -Political considerations -Confrontation vs. negotiation -Conflicts on monetary issues -Future of the free world -Europe -United Europe -Common market -Great Britain -US -Japan -Competition with the US -Strength in economics and politics -The PRC -Schweitzer's role -Stability -Negotiations -Cooperation -Press reports -Editorials -Schweitzer's role -U Thant's role in the UN -Relationship with the US The President's schedule -IMF colleagues Burns Schweitzer, et al. left at 11:15 am.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 580-6 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:15 am and 11:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. John B. Connally's schedule The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:54 am.
Conversation No. 580-7 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:15 am and 11:54 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with an unknown person.
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Bull and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:54 am
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 580-8 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:15 am and 11:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. John B. Connally's schedule -Meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 11:54 am.
Conversation No. 580-9 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:15 am and 11:54 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] entered. [Unintelligible] The unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:54 am.
Conversation No. 580-10 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 11:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-9 (cont.)
Items for the President's signature Butterfield left at 11:54 am.
Conversation No. 580-11 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:54 am and 11:58 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 10-28]
Conversation No. 580-12 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 11:58 am - 12:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower. [See Conversation No. 10-29; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 580-13 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 1:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -The President's conversation with John B. Connally -Preparation by the President -Trip to Florida -George P. Shultz -Herbert Stein -Connally -Background information for the President's economic meeting -John W. Rollins -Reception -Conversation between Haldeman and Connally -Connally's current schedule -Forthcoming Phase II announcement -Timing -Stock market closing -National television -Press conference -Possible effect -Connally -Answering questions Kissinger entered at 11:59 am. US economic policies -Complications -The President's conversation with Haldeman -National television appearance -Leadership principle -The President's role -Peter G. Peterson -Speech by the President -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -National television -IMF members -Reception by the President for IMF members -The President's appearance and type of remarks The President's previous meeting with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Schweitzer's attitude toward the US -Arthur F. Burns, Connally
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-The President's conversation with Schweitzer on international economy -Public compared to private statements -US isolationism -Korean War -Foreign aid programs -Foreign political situations -Britain's situation -European community -Germany -France -Japan -Stance toward US -Reasons -US position -New method of action in negotiations -Type of bargaining -Anglo-Saxon focus -Schweitzer's s of stance -The President previous meeting with Andrei A. Gromyko -Reactions by Burns US foreign relations -State Department stance -Type of attitude in negotiations -Comparison to the President's attitude -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -US allies The President's previous meeting with Schweitzer -Connally's views -Schweitzer -Meeting Cabinet officials -Pressures of public opinion -William P. Rogers -Identity of individual -John Foster Dulles -Eisenhower administration
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
The President's administration -Cabinet members -Requirements -Rogers C. B. Morton -Central Arizona project -Indians -Oil industry people -Perceptions of White House versus departmental action -Burns -Conversation with Kissinger prior to ceremony for Manlio Brosio -Price of gold -Options -Europe -Japan The President's discussion with Schweitzer -New York bankers -Representation of the US David Rockefeller -Desire for appointment with the President -Letter to the President -Economic discussion with the President -Type of subject General Motors -Investment tax issues -Advance notice allegation by Congressman -Stocks Rockefeller -Desire for appointment with the President -Letter to the President -Conversation with Connally -Rockefeller's reaction The President's administration International economy -New system versus old system -Kissinger's conversation with David Rockefeller
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-The President's conversation with Schweitzer -Connally -Burns's Expectations -US position in the world -Schweitzer -Robert S. McNamara -Schweitzer -Burns -Connally's conversation with Haldeman -Reaction to Schweitzer -The Earl of Cromer -The President's discussion with Schweitzer -US politics -US interests -New system of economics -Burden-sharing -Non-tariff barriers -Schweitzer's position -Burns's reaction US foreign policy -US Ambassadors' actions -State Department -Secretary of State -Dulles -Attitude toward foreigners -The President's meeting with Schweitzer -Isolationism in the US -Kissinger's appearance before group in New York -US position in the World -Egocentrism -Altruism -Effect -US interests compared to altruism The President's schedule -Preparation for Phase II meeting -The President's trip to Florida -Shultz -Stein -Shultz
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-John Connally -Pressure -Conversation between Haldeman and Connally -Nationally televised speech -Alternatives Vietnam -Prisoners of war [POW] situation -Impact of September 28, 1971 National League of Families speech by the President -Generals and admirals at event -John D. Ryan -William C. Westmoreland -Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. -John A. Scali -Edward M. Kennedy -Reception of statement by families -Comment about POWs rotting in camps -Negotiations -Reasons for POW situation -Effects of war -Validity -Possible outcome of war -Military position -Validity of war -Honorable finish -The President's appearance at convention -Reactions -Scali -Convention resolution -POW wives -Kennedy and Clark M. Clifford -Exploitation of war Press appearances -Ronald L. Ziegler -Value of surprise appearances by the President -Ziegler -TV coverage of the President -Knowledge by reporters of planned appearance by the President -Ziegler's responsibility
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Scali -Warning of the President's appearance -Possible effect -Surprise appearance by the President -James D. Hughes -Appearances by the President -Time length -The President's 1958 trips to Lima and Caracas -Incidents -San Marcos -Type of audience -Catholic University -Secret Service -Protocol -Escorts -Rock throwing -The President's trip to Ohio State University -Columbus -Demonstrators on campus -The President's actions -Departure -Alleviation of serious confrontation between the President and demonstrators -Secret Service -Surprise appearances by the President -Effect on press coverage -Press coverage -Pictures -Other methods Kennedy -POW situation -Statement -Press coverage -Career -Comparison to Robert F. Kennedy -Emotional nature of statements -India trip -Press coverage -Number of press people -Impact
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Type of coverage -Public reaction -POW situation -Subject knowledge by Edward Kennedy -Missing in action [MIA] question -Handling of POW wives -Advice to the President US issues -Mansfield Amendment -Prisoners of North Vietnam -POWs and MIAs Edward Kennedy -Return from India trip -Conversation with Kissinger -Programs for relief -Amount of money -Staff work -Background preparation -Public impact -Comparison to Robert Kennedy -California primary, 1968 -Attica state prison riots -Possible issue by Edward Kennedy -Blacks Busing issue -Judge Stephen J. Roth -Detroit decision -De facto compared to de jure -The President's possible action -Constitutional amendment -Supreme Court Supreme Court -John N. Mitchell -Possible appointees -Mitchell -Richard H. Poff -Opposition in Senate
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-John D. Ehrlichman's views -American Bar Association [ABA] -Senate -Committed votes -Senator Hugh Scott's views -Possibility of passage of Poff appointment -Strength in Senate -Female appointee -Age -California -Superior Court judge -Dean of Southern California Law School -Political position -List of potential women appointees -Criteria -Southerners' desires -Robert C. Byrd -Civil rights -Strong law and order -Mitchell's suggestion -Female appointee -Justice Department -Federal Court judge -Women appointees -Warren E. Burger's views -Political impact -Votes -Women, blacks -Number The President's administration -Women appointees -Cabinet -Compared to men appointees -Barbara Franklin -Jayne B. Spain -Maritime Commission chairman
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
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-Connally -Mitchell -Elliot L. Richardson -Type of job -Left wingers -Type of Cabinet members -Effort -Maurice H. Stans -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe -Stans -Speech -Loyalty -Romney -Volpe -Stans -Volpe -Support for the President and administration -Richardson -Elitists in the country The President's appearances -Attendance at Justice Hugo L. Black's funeral -TV coverage -Sermon -Mitchell -Richard A. Moore -Schedule recommendation -Funeral for Black
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Sermon -Type -Justice Black -Opposition to administration -Unitarian minister -Eulogy -Strict constructionism -The President's attendance at funeral -Mitchell -Moore -Eulogy -Schedule suggestions -Analogies -Leonard Garment's suggestion on black church -Anti-Vietnam War protestors, professors -General Lewis B. Hershey -Personal note to Mrs. Black -White House flags at half staff -Ziegler, Charles W. Colson -The President’s attendance -Possible effect -Ceremony -Casket -Funeral customs -Casket -The President's funeral -Notes with instructions -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Flags half-staff -Eulogy -Dead person -Flag at half-staff The President's schedule -Mitchell -Connally -Meeting with the President -The President's trip to Florida -Papers for preparation -Assistance -Shultz
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Family -Trip Douglas B. Cornell reception -Ziegler -Invitations -United Press International [UPI], Associated Press [AP] -Number of people -Former Press Secretaries -Pierre Salinger, George E, Reedy, Jr., William Moyers, James C. Haggerty -Number -Location -State Dining Room -Receiving line -Number -Invitees -Cornell -Refreshments -Ziegler -TV coverage compared to writing press -Lights for TV coverage -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Photographs -Receiving line Haldeman left at 12:44 pm. Presentation of medal to Brosio -World leaders -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. -Robert F. Ellsworth The President talked with H. R. Haldeman at an unknown time between 12:44 pm and 1:08 pm. [Conversation No. 580-13A] NATO Ambassador -Appointee -Stoessel
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Requirements -California person [End of telephone conversation] An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:44 pm.
Instruction The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:08 pm The President's forthcoming meetings with Gromyko -Memorandum -Photographs -Location -The President's possible conversation with Gromyko -US-Soviet relations -European issues -European issues -US position on European security -Summit meeting -Berlin agreement -German treaties -Agenda -German treaties ratification -Middle East -Kissinger's memorandum -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -US-USSR private discussions -Details of proposals -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM] sites -US and Moscow systems -Coverage -Freeze -ABM sites -Offensive missiles -Multiple Independently Targeted Reentry Vehicles [MIRVs] capability -Charles H. Percy -Edward W. Brooke
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
US Presidency -Edward Kennedy -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edmund S. Muskie -Effect of occupant -Gromyko -Conservatives -ABMs -MIRVS -B-1 -Undersea Long-range Missile System [ULMS] -Conservatives The President's forthcoming discussions with Gromyko -Vietnam War issue -Middle East issue -Israelis -Interim settlements -US position -Trade issue -Stans, Peterson -Possible trip to USSR -Kissinger's conversation with Dobrynin -US approval of money to Kama River project -Scott -Formal announcement -Scali -Stans, Peterson -Possible trip to the USSR -Negotiations -US approval of money for the Kama River project -Vietnam -Middle East issue -US position -Kissinger's discussion within private meeting -South Asia -Dangers of armed conflict -East Bengel -Europe -Middle East -Trade
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
-Salt -South Asia -Salt -Offensive compared to defensive -US proposal -Move to Map Room at conclusion of meeting -Significance -Vietnam -Nikolai V. Podgorny's forthcoming trip to Hanoi -US position in negotiating with North Vietnam -Leonid I. Brezhnev's message -Handling of private meeting -Rogers -Dobrynin -Gromyko -Cabinet Room -Message -Middle East -Progress -US-USSR relations -Berlin -Possible meeting between Dobrynin and Kissinger -Channels of communications -Kissinger's forthcoming discussion with Gromyko -Vietnam issue -Summit meeting -Rogers's role in preparation -Gromyko's preparation for meeting with Rogers US-USSR relations -Correspondence between the President and Brezhnev -Rogers's knowledge -Rogers -Possible leaks -Rogers -Role in preparing for meeting -USSR summit -Announcement -Dobrynin -PRC summit
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
US foreign economic policy -Burns -Possible conversation with Kissinger -Schweitzer -Businessmen -Economist -Schweitzer -Connally -Possible conversation with Kissinger The PRC trip -Rogers -Possible conversation with Haldeman -Decision -Preparation -State Department bureaucracy -Rogers's orders -Agenda for summit meetings -Preparation of annual foreign policy report -Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Announcement -Timing -Rogers -State Department -Agenda -Handling Rogers -Haldeman's possible call -Forthcoming discussion with the President -Soviet summit -PRC summit George H.W. Bush -Meeting with Kissinger, September 30, 1971 -Time -Postponement of UN vote -Rogers -Meeting with the President -Meeting with Kissinger -State Department, Rogers
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-13 (cont.)
Kissinger left at 1:08 pm.
Conversation No. 580-14 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm and 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. President’s location Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm.
Conversation No. 580-15 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:08 pm and 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Meeting request -Executive Office Building [EOB] Conversation No. 580-16 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 1:15 pm - 1:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Haldeman's conversation with John B. Connally -Meeting with the President -Position papers -Timing -Arthur F. Burns -Date -Time -Papers from Herbert Stein, Burns -Political considerations -[Phase II] -Presentation -Florida trip -Advance notice -Ronald L. Ziegler -George P. Shultz -Working period -Review of papers by the President -Connally -Location during the President's trip -Florida -Shultz -Residence during visit -Season -Key Biscayne US foreign policies -William P. Rogers -Forthcoming People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Agenda -Preparation -Meetings -The President's approach compared to others -Focus of meetings -Discussion and decisionmaking -Questions and answers -Rogers Henry A. Kissinger’s forthcoming PRC trip -Dwight L. Chapin -Advance work for trip
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-16 (cont.)
-Relationship with Kissinger -Qualifications -Rogers -UN debate on China seat -Press coverage -Rogers -Chapin -John A. Scali -Press coverage -Control of press -Kissinger's experience from previous trips -Number of press men -Reaction by the PRC -Publicity -Robert H. Finch, Donald H. Rumsfeld -Rogers Latin America trip -Rogers -Finch -Latin American reaction to US economic policy -Party with Latin American Ambassadors -State Department -Comparison to Nelson A. Rockefeller trip The President’s forthcoming trips -Herbert G. Klein -Trip to the PRC -Handling press -Previous Soviet trip -Scali, Ziegler -Trip to the USSR -Trip to the PRC -Visitors from the US -Cabinet members -Senators -Labor leaders -Youth leaders -Blacks -Doctors -Scientists
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-16 (cont.)
-Businessmen -College presidents -The President's previous trip to the USSR, 1959 -Hyman G. Rickover, Milton S. Eisenhower -Trip to the PRC -Rogers -Kissinger -The President Kissinger’s forthcoming PRC trip -Role -Trip to the PRC to arrange the presidential summit -Discussion with Chou En-lai -Options -State Department -Rogers -Handling of the President's other trips -Foreign policy negotiations Connally -The President's meeting with Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Burns -Handling of International Monetary Fund [IMF] and international banking officials Burns -Call to Haldeman -Protocol at IMF dinner -Cabinet rank -State Department -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] chairman -Burns and ranking status -Connally's views -Reception line for IMF reception -Possible conversation between Connally and Haldeman IMF reception -The President's attendance -Connally's attendance -Rogers's attendance -Attendance
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-16 (cont.)
-Connally -Rogers in receiving line -Burns -Protocol Burns -Protocol concerns -Approach -Kissinger -Attitude of some people The President's schedule -PRC and USSR trip -Klein -Ziegler -Press -Journalists accompanying the President on the PRC and USSR trips -Trip to the USSR -Klein -USSR -Press coverage -Television coverage -Networks -Number of people Kissinger and the National Security Council [NSC] staff -Briefing papers -Preparation of materials for the President's meetings -Peter G. Peterson -John D. Ehrlichman's staff -Kissinger's staff -Kissinger's background -Type of information The President's presentation to Manlio Brosio -Press coverage -Brosio's comments about the President -The President as world Statesman Book by Edith Efron [The News Twisters] -Promotional sales
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-16 (cont.)
-Roscoe Drummond's column -Network coverage -Luncheon -Patrick J. Buchanan -Hugh Scott's comments to the President -Drummond's column -Network coverage -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Hubert H. Humphrey -Congressional -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Reactions -Congressional action -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] affiliates PRC trip -Attendance on trip -Rogers -Press coverage -Planning of meetings on trip -Logistics of trip -Rogers -Chapin -Marshall Green The President and Haldeman left at 1:35 pm.
Conversation No. 580-17 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 2:55 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons [Secret Service agents] entered. [Unintelligible]
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 580-16 (cont.)
The President's location -Executive Office Building [EOB] Inquiry -Call to an unknown person -Operations desk [Unintelligible] This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 2:55 pm.
Conversation No. 580-18 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 3:00 pm - 3:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's forthcoming meeting with Andrei A. Gromyko -Missiles -Production -Ratification of Berlin Agreement -Treaty settlement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and Germany The President's schedule -Diplomatic reception -Time -Gromyko and the President in the Map Room -Rose Garden The President talked with an unknown person [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman?] at an unknown time between 3:00 pm and 3:02 pm. [Conversation No. 580-18A]
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The President's meeting with Gromyko The President's schedule -Unknown person -Kissinger -Meeting -Date -International Monetary Fund [IMF] receiving line -John B. Connally [End of telephone conversation] Kissinger left at 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 580-19 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 3:02 pm - 3:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule Bull left at 3:03 pm.
Conversation No. 580-20 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 3:03 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Andrei A. Gromyko, Anatoliy F. Dobrynin, William P. Rogers, Henry A. Kissinger, William Krimer, and Viktor M. Sukhodrev; Ronald L. Ziegler and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings
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Photographers -Arrangement of people [Photograph session] The President's previous meeting with Gromyko -Time -Berlin Agreement -Rogers -Arms control -US and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Meeting agenda -USSR position, US position Extension of USSR greetings to the President from Nikolai V. Podgorny, Alexei N. Kosygin and Leonid I. Brezhnev Relations between the USSR and the US -Need for common viewpoint between the USSR and the US -Bilateral relations -Soviet leadership -Effort to overcome differences -Effort for build-up of relations -Peaceful co-existence -Avoidance of confrontations -Differences in position between the USSR and the US -Major issues -Effort towards solving differences -Progress -Agreements between four major powers on Berlin -Previous discussion between the USSR and the US -US role in achieving agreement on Berlin -Economic ties between USSR and the US -Relationships -Peace between the USSR and the US -Short-term and long-term goals -Significance of power of the US and the USSR -Relationship to world problems -Cooperation between the US and the USSR
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Goals -Berlin Agreement -Significance -Effect on European countries -Working solution -Progress between the USSR and US -Peace between USSR and US -Brezhnev -US position -Peaceful relations with Bolivia and other countries -World peace -Relationships between the USSR and the US -US position -Importance of face-to-face negotiations -Berlin Agreement -Trade relations -Kama River project -Appropriations -Amount -US businessmen's interest -The USSR -Increase in trade -US position -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Joint statement of May 20, 1971 -Commitments -Agreement on defense and offense weapons freeze -National security -Defense -Offensive missiles -USSR numerical advantage -Nuclear submarines -Defensive weapons -Proposals -US congress -Offensive weapons freeze -Weapons balance -Importance -USSR -Offensive weapons build-up -US political effect
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Freeze -Agreement between US and the USSR -Mutual sufficiency -Anti-missile defense -Strategic weapons -Current talks -Status -Later negotiations -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABMs] -Sites -Soviet proposals -National capitals -Intercontinental ballistic missile [ACBM] locations -Offensive-strategic weapons -Soviet position -Future negotiations -Continuation of negotiations -French foreign minister Maurice Schumann's statement at United Nations [UN] General Assembly meeting -US-Soviet negotiations -Strategic arms -ABMs -Offensive and defensive weapons -Lack of balance -Relationship -Offensive weapons freeze -Difference between US and Soviet activities -ABMs -Soviet proposal -Difficulty -US position -Continuing negotiation -Europe -Need to reduce tension -Security conference -Berlin Agreement -Relationship to all-European security conference -Statement by Rogers -Security conference -Advantages -Interests for western allies
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-US, Canada -Détente in the world -Berlin Agreement -Progress -Effect on other issues -Conference -Preliminary discussions -Warsaw Pact -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Consultation with allies -US-Soviet consultation -Need for secrecy -Expectation of outcome by both US and USSR before final conference -Consultation on preliminary matters before final conference -Bilateral consultations -Examination of topics -Date -US position -Discussions with allies -Berlin treaty -Soviet treaty with West Germany -European security conference -Purpose -West Germany-East Germany negotiations -Linkage of various negotiations -Preliminary discussions -Berlin -Germans -European security conference -Preliminary discussions -Middle East -Situation -Israel -Occupation of Arab territories -US proposals -Conditions for peace or settlement -Withdrawal of Israeli troops from occupied territories -Freedom of navigation -End of war situation in Middle East -Withdrawal of Israeli troops
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Dangers for the us and USSR -Arms build-up -US congress -Arms to Israel -United Arab republic [UAR] -Interim settlement -Progress -Truce -Avoidance of arms build-up -Continuation of negotiations -Withdrawal of Israeli troops -UN resolution in 1967 -Wording -Acceptability to Israel -US position -The President’s State of the World message -Rogers’ 1969 comments -Moderation -Proposals by Anwar el-Sadat -Rogers's conversation with Mahmoud Riad -Troop withdrawal -Suez Canal -Interim arrangement -Possible perception -Arab leaders -Specific stages -Withdrawal of Israeli forces -Date limit -Jordan -Frontiers with Israel -Agreement -Israel -Relationship with the US -Guarantees -Biblical Hebrew proverb -Golda Meir -Jordan crisis of 1970 -Avoidance of build-up of tension -Moscow visit by Indira Gandhi -Pakistan and India -Refugees from East Pakistan
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Situation -Possible war -Pakistan military strength -Historical background of Indian-Pakistani relations -USSR efforts in the past -US desire to avoid armed confrontation -USSR -Effort toward peace -Pakistan -Peace -Gandhi -Discussion of issue with USSR -Leaders of Pakistan -Discussion with the USSR -Pakistan -US-Pakistani relations Visit to Map Room by the President and Gromyko -Historic background of use by US President -Franklin D. Roosevelt -World War II Economic issues -Possible visit to Moscow by US Representative -Trade -Obstacle -Vietnam War Vietnam War -Status of settlement Technical and political issues at summit -Consideration by the USSR Dobrynin, Kissinger, Rogers, Krimer, And Sukhodrev left at 4:39 pm. Private discussion between the President and Gromyko Possible US-Soviet summit meeting -Progress in negotiations -SALT negotiations
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Middle East -Progress -Need for positive accomplishments -Trade -Politics Leonid Brezhnev and Kosygin -Correspondence between the president and Brezhnev -Timing of reply -State department -Brezhnev -Career -Conversation with Gromyko -Views on Soviet-US relations -Meeting with Willy Brandt -Soviet press -Use of the President’s name -USSR leadership -Private correspondence -The President The USSR and the Russian people -Political system -Future of the world -The US and the USSR -Relations with the US -World War II -Possibility of new relationship with the US -Timing Kissinger's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Dobrynin -Meeting with Gromyko -Date -Message from the President -Vietnam Foreign relations and issues -Middle East -Gromyko’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -European security conference
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Conv. No. 580-20 (cont.)
-Handling -Private channel -Ambassador -Secretary of State -The President’s involvement -Brezhnev Middle East -USSR arms sales -UAR -Israeli withdrawal from occupied zones -Gromyko’s meeting with Brezhnev -USSR military presence -Advisors -Analogy to US presence in Cambodia -Sensitivity of issues -Institutional arrangements -Interim agreement -UN -Articles -Security Council -Arms sales -Summary Kissinger's message on Vietnam -Private discussion with Gromyko Middle east The President and Gromyko left at 5:00 pm.
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Conversation No. 580-21 Date: September 29, 1971 Time: 5:00 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons [Secret Service agents] entered. [Unintelligible] This recording was cut off at 5:00 pm.