584

Date: 
Oct 05, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 584-1 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 8:56 am - 9:02 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 10-40]
Conversation No. 584-2 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:02 am and 9:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:12 am.
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Conversation No. 584-3 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 9:12 am - 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman [Forename unknown] Wilson -Discussion of unknown person The President's previous conversation with William P. Rogers -Middle East -Henry A. Kissinger -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Ronald L. Ziegler -New York Times -Tad Szulc -Kissinger and Rogers The President's schedule -Possible trip -John N. Mitchell -Staff responsibilities -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Timing -National Federation of Republican Women -Timing -Press conference -Florida -Disney World -Charlotte -Camp David -The President's work habits -George P. Shultz -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissinger -[Unintelligible] -John B. Connally -Kissinger -Kissinger
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Rogers -Middle East -Soviet Union The President’s schedule -National Federation of Republic Women -Florida -Disney World -Eisenhower Theater -World Series game -Baltimore Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 9:25 am. -Trips -Dr. D. Elton Trueblood -The President's 10:00 am meeting -Connally, Shultz, Herbert Stein -Paul W. McCracken Butterfield left at an unknown time after 9:25 am. -Congress Congressional relations -Clark MacGregor -Performance -Supersonic Transport [SST] The President's schedule -Blair House renovations -Charles W. Colson -Cabinet Officers and Congressmen -Commendation notices -Rose Mary Woods [?] France -Trade -Unknown person’s [Winton M. (“Red”)] Blount action -Anti-drug efforts -Administration’s action
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
Letter from Robert C. Tyson -Peter M. Flanigan -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Revisions -Television policy -The President's request of Kissinger -Reply -Invitation to White House dinner -Unknown volunteer -Presidential certificate of appreciation -Citation for volunteer service
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The President’s schedule -Thanksgiving -Christmas -Florida -California -White House receptions -White House press office Public relations -Look magazine -Allen S. Drury -Interview with the President -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Press -Christmas receptions -White House Staff
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Congress -The President’s attendance -MacGregor -Ziegler -White House Staff and Cabinet -Invitation language Blair House -Receptions -Youth event -Congressmen -Conservatives -George Putnam -Business Council -Flanigan -Congressmen -Room size -Youth Possible Tennis match at the White House -Billie Jean King -Adam [Arthur] Ashe -Stan Smith -Spiro T. Agnew -Rowland Evans -Television coverage [Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Comment on Supreme Court -Possible White House response Evening at the White House -Lawrence Welk -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Independent networks -Paul W. Keyes Reception -Conservative newsmen -Barry M. Goldwater -James L. Buckley
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
Charles S. Rhyne -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Possible ambassadorship -Robert Strausz-Hupe Maurice H. Stans -Proposed trip to Moscow -Peter G. Peterson An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:25 am. Item for Colson The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:10 am. The President's schedule -Timing of press conference -Kissinger -Questions on economy -Phase II -Kissinger -Patrick J. Buchanan -Forthcoming announcement of Soviet Summit -Vietnam -Briefing book for President -Phase II -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Forthcoming meeting with Aldo Moro -Detroit -Press -Reporting outside of Washington -Compared with Washington -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Montana -Michael J. Mansfield -Press coverage Frank Leonard -Compared to William L. Safire
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Article on the President's accomplishments -Welfare -Drugs -Vietnam veterans -Foreign aid -Education reform -Rogers -Republican National Committee [RNC] newsletter Praise for the President -Robert H. Abplanalp and Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Hobart D. Lewis -New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post Press -Denver -President’s humor -Local press [-Unintelligible] -John F. Osborne Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:25 am. The President's schedule -Connally Bull left at 10:06 am. The President left and John B. Connally, George P. Shultz, Paul W. McCracken, and Herbert Stein entered at 10:06 am. Jeb Stuart Magruder's conversation with Connally Haldeman left at an unknown time after 10:06 am. The President entered at an unknown time after 10:06 am. Salutations -Shultz -Book read by the President
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
Economy -Phase II -Shultz -Profits -Changes from memorandum -Goals -Workings of the President's advisers -Arthur F. Burns -Negotiating new contracts -Burns's memorandum -Rollbacks -Strikes -Steel companies -General Motors -Follow up to the wage and price freeze -Pay Boards -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Responsibility -Inflation -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Future -Wholesale prices -John A. Volpe -Japanese -Honda -Foreign policy -Regional differences among Americans -Productivity -Cost of living factor -Unemployment -Youth -Comparisons -Wage payments -Pay Boards -Union contracts -Wage and price problem -Unemployment -Labor-management positions -Edward N. Cole -Union negotiations -Burns
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Fiscal monetary policy -Contingency for next year -Outlook -Interest rates -Burns -The President’s view -COLC -No-growth argument -The President's reference to a generation of peace -Middle East -Cuba -PRC -Soviet Union -Importance of goal -Institutions being created -Stein -Pay Board -Price Board -Connally -Profits -Windfall -Price reductions -Attitudes of businessmen -American leadership class -Inflation -Outlook -Policy of Commission Haldeman entered at 11:00 am. -Beliefs of the American people -Labor -George Meany -Rebozo -Price Commission -Windfall -Burns -David Rockefeller -Connally -Pay Board -Price Commission
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Prices -Labor unions -Meany -Dividends -Pay Board -Price Board -Political standpoint -Prices -Price Commission -Interest -Dividends -Federal Reserve -Burns -Camp David -COLC -Secretary of the Treasury -Charls E. Walker -Donald Rumsfeld -Haldeman -Connally -Responsibilities -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Staff support -COLC -Mortgage question -George Romney -Burns -Prime rate -Rumsfeld -Rent -Price Commission -Rent Board -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Price Commission -Voluntary compliance -Jawboning -COLC -Membership -State and local government participation -Businessmen -Virginia H. Knauer
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Consumer Affairs representative -Lon L. Fuller -Unintelligible man -Phillip Areeda -Fuller -Timing for announcement -Poll -Press -Audience potential -Business people -The President's press conferences -The President's speech, November 3, 1969 -Summary -Price Board -Wage Board -Timing for announcement -Noon -"I Love Lucy" -"As the World Turns" -"Love is a Many Splendored Thing" -Evening -West Coast -Temporary measures in Phase I -10% surcharge -Wage and price freeze -Timing for announcement -Daytime -Stock market -Need for consultations -Wage and price freeze -Situation to follow -Labor leaders -Prime time announcement -Meaning of Phase II -Call for support from American people -Labor council -Timing -Friday news shows -James D. Hodgson meeting with Meany -Public anticipation of Phase II -Louis P. Harris
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Phrasing -Introduction -Conclusion -Summary -Pay Board -Salaries -Price Board -Windfall profits -Reason for Phase I's success -International scene -Emphasis on success of Phase I -Length -Competition from other programs -Timing -Audience size -Businessmen -Need for consultations -Timing for briefings -Dan Rather -Importance as newspaper story -Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times -Dealing with the press -Labor support -Prime time announcement -The President's schedule -Tun Abdul Razak -Draft of speech -[Unintelligible] -William L. Safire -Concern about leaks -Safire -Burns -Interest and dividends Shultz, McCracken, and Stein left at 11:59 am. The President's schedule -Connally -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Event
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Connally's schedule Supreme Court -Conservative appointments -Sevareid’s comment -William J. Brennan, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart, William O. Douglas Chile -Salvador Allende Gossens -Expropriation -Connally’s view -Washington Star and Washington Post -Expropriation -Peru -Bolivia -Connally’s view -The President’s view Connally left at an unknown time after 11:59 am. Timing of announcement The President left at an unknown time after 11:59 am. The President entered at an unknown time before 12:02 pm. The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger at an unknown time between 11:59 am and 12:02 pm. [Conversation No. 584-3A] Request for meeting [End of telephone conversation] Timing of Phase II announcement Connally -Graham The President's schedule
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Safire -Kissinger Henry A. Kissinger entered at 12:02 pm. Kissinger's schedule -Comments to press -PRC -John A. Scali -Ziegler -Media Economy -Phase II announcement -Timing -Ziegler Chile -Connally -Allende -Expropriation -The President’ view -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Connally -US policy -Peruvians -Bolivia The President's Schedule -Meeting with Latin Americans leaders -Forthcoming trip of Robert H. Finch -President’s previous conversation with William P. Rogers -Mexico -Mexico City -Acapulco -Brazil -Brazilia -Luis Echeverria Alvarez -Rogers -Finch’s trip -Department of State -Rogers
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Logistics Ziegler entered at 12:05 pm. Forthcoming trip to PRC -Briefing -Ziegler's presentation -Kissinger's schedule -Timing of PRC trip -Kissinger's presence -Kissinger's presentation -American policy vis-a-vis Chinese domestic situation -Preparations for the trip -Taiwan -The President's background preparation -Detroit -Oregon Kissinger's relations with the press -Max Frankel -New York Times -Press participation on Kissinger's PRC trip -[Unintelligible] -David Kraslow -Editorial boards's position -Osborne -Mike Wallace Kissinger's schedule -Mansfield -Mao Tse-Tung -J. William Fulbright -Vietnam -Edward W. Brooke -Missiles -Carl B. Albert July 15, 1971 announcement Press briefing -South Vietnamese elections
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Hanoi -Peking PRC -Announcement on October 14, 1971 -Congratulatory comments -Gerald R. Ford -Identical announcement from the PRC -Media interest -Newspapers -Television -Alfred Le S. Jenkins -Responsibilities -Scheduling of stories -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] announcement -July 15th announcement -Phase II -Taft-Hartley Act -Liberal distrust of the administration -Robert Pierpoint -Views of the press -Communism -Credibility gap -John D. Ehrlichman -Lyndon B. Johnson administration -Vietnam -Hanoi -Cambodia -Ottawa -PRC -Indochina -Ralph T. Albertazzie -White house staff interest in PRC trip -Anticipated stress of trip by president -Background preparations -Compared with Andrei A. Gromyko visit -Background preparations -Briefing papers -Anticipated negotiations -Stans -Japanese
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Middle East -Preparation for the President’s trip -Kissinger's projected format in Peking -Chou En-lai -Negotiating groups -Dwight L. Chapin -Rogers -Communiqué -Projected announcement of date of President's trip -Timing -United Nations [UN] vote -Timing The President's schedule -Safire Ziegler left at 12:33 pm. PRC -Unknown man -Ziegler's press briefings Soviet Union-US Summit -Forthcoming announcement -Ziegler -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Soviet-American relations -Dobrynin’s comments -John F. Kennedy -Middle East Schedule of events -Vietnam -Peace talks -Possible US airstrikes -Nguyen Van Thieu -Haig Kissinger's schedule -New York -Mahmoud Riad
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-Rockefeller -Middle East -Chile William L. Safire entered and Kissinger left at 12:38 pm. The President left at an unknown time after 12:38 pm. The President's forthcoming speech -Timing The President entered at an unknown time before 1:05 pm. The President's speech announcing Phase II -Timing -Content -Wording -Length -Herbert Stein -Scheduling -Wage and price freeze -Progress report -Goal -Need for interests to cooperate -Prosperity without war -Employment -Inflation -Prices -Windfall profits -International importance -Interest rate -Pay Board -Congress -Duration of program -Cooperation of groups -Phase II -Peace and prosperity without inflation -Impact of PRC announcement -Temporary nature of program -Bureaucrats -Pay Board and Price Board
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
-COLC -Future briefings -Connally, Shultz, McCracken -Cost of Living Council -Themes -Sacrifice -Confidence -Purpose -Follow-up by experts -The President's schedule -Time draft required -Follow-up -Announcement -Timing -COLC -Prime time -California -Press -New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal -Prime Time -Press conference -COLC -Safire's assignment -The President's schedule Safire left at 1:05 pm. Safire -Raymond K. Price The President's speech announcing Phase II -Length Rose Mary Woods -Health Rogers and Kissinger -Trip Ron [Surname unknown]
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Conv. No. 584-3 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 1:11pm.
Conversation No. 584-4 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 1:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Greetings Request for meeting
Conversation No. 584-5 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 1:11 pm - 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:11 pm.
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The President's schedule -Barber Bull left at 1:15 pm.
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Letter to medical staff of unknown hospital -Sending Presidential gifts [Woods took dictation]
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[Dictation ended] Guest list for church services -Ralph Bateman
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Conv. No. 584-5 (cont.)
-Perle Mesta -Dr. D. Elton Trueblood
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Pictures of the President -Japanese -The President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Wedding of Tricia and Edward R.F. Cox -Marjorie P. Acker -Possible recipients -Official family portrait -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Mrs. Nixon -Possible recipients The President's schedule -Speech, October 7, 1971 -Woods’ schedule -Typing of speech
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Conv. No. 584-5 (cont.)
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Woods left at 1:25 pm.
Conversation No. 584-6 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 1:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Manolo Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:32 pm.
Conversation No. 584-7 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 1:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson -Henry A. Kissinger The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 1:32 pm.
Conversation No. 584-8 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 2:13 pm - 2:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -Request for television appearance -Ronald W. Reagan -View of People’s Republic of China [PRC] announcement -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Robert Pierpoint July 15, 1971 announcement Stephen B. Bull [?] entered at an unknown time after 2:13 pm. The President's schedule Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 2:29 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Tun Abdul Razak Foreign affairs -PRC trip -History of preparations -Opposition -Senate -Public opinion -Bureaucracy -The President’s efforts
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-Soviet Union trip -Linkage -President’s policies -US-Soviet Summit -Cienfuegos -Jordan -Cambodia -Laos -Soviet preference as to negotiating parties -The President's performance -Hubert H. Humphrey -John F. Kennedy -Llewellyn E. Thompson, Jr. The President's international record -Rumania -Yugoslavia North Vietnamese -Hanoi -Peace prospects -Kissinger’s view Leonid I. Brezhnev -Vietnam War -Hanoi -Soviet Union -PRC -Soviet interests -Nikolai V. Podgorny -Peking Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 2:13 pm. Item for the President The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 2:29 pm.
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Conv. No. 584-8 (cont.)
Soviet Union -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Concern about Soviet-American relations -W. Averell Harriman -Edward M. Kennedy -Edmund S. Muskie Vietnam War -Press coverage -Hanoi Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:13 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:29 pm. Ronald L. Ziegler’s efforts -John P. Sears view -John N. Mitchell -Campaign, 1972 -Credibility -Press -Kissinger’s assessment -Herbert G. Klein -William Moyers -James C. Hagerty -Pierre Salinger Press reports -Rumors -Publicity Vietnam -Xuan Thuy -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Negotiations with the North Vietnamese -Elections -Thieu -Effect on US domestic situation -US proposals
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Conv. No. 584-8 (cont.)
PRC initiative -U. Alexis Johnson -Mood -Thailand -Taiwan -State Department -The President's concern -Representation in United Nations [UN] -Soviet Union -Official treatment -American press -Soviet announcement -Possible effect -Kissinger's activities -Accidental War Treaty -Berlin Agreement -Soviet summit
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PRC
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-Technique for relations with Chinese -Weekend events -Chinese reactions -Negotiations with PRC -Kissinger’s comments -State Department
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Conv. No. 584-8 (cont.)
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Vietnam War -Possible conclusion -Kissinger’s view -Bombing strikes -Prisoners of war [POWs -Kissinger's advice -Timing -Possible effect on peace negotiations The President's foreign policy -Summit -Soviet Union -PRC -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [Salt] -Berlin Agreement -Accidental War Agreement -Berlin Agreement -Press commentary -Compared with PRC announcement -Compared with Soviet Summit announcement -John F. Kennedy Kissinger's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Tun Abdul Razak Kissinger left at 2:29 pm.
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Conversation No. 584-9 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:29 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. The President's location -Barber shop George [Surname unknown] The unknown people left before 11:59 pm.