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Date: 
Oct 05, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 585-1 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 3:03 pm - 3:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Dudley Swim, Peter M. Flanigan, Jon M. Huntsman, and the White House photographer. Salutations -Unintelligible name Picture taking -Huntsman National Airlines -Merger plans The White House photographer left at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. -Northwest Airlines -Harold B. Scott -The President's travel experiences -Japan -Minnesota -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo Supreme Court nominees -Swim’s view Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:26 pm. Reference to unnamed individual Supreme Court nominees -Political affiliation -Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. -Senate hearings
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-1 (cont.)
-John N. Mitchell -Leon Jaworski -American Bar Association [ABA] Education -Courts -Need for legislation -California -Jurisdiction -Supreme Court -Warren E. Burger, Harry A. Blackmun, Potter Stewart -Views -William O. Douglas -Education system -Interference from the courts -Socialization -Swim’s view -Lawyers -Importance -Private enterprise role -Contracting -Capacities -Expenses -Swim's membership on a California state board -Financing -California -Bank credit -Student demands on faculty Education -Growth industry Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. [Unintelligible] Bull left at an unknown time before 3:26 pm.
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-1 (cont.)
-Swim's schedule -Use of the campus -Private schools -Possible impact their closure would have -Uniqueness -Jewish, Catholic, atheist, Christian Scientist, Mormon -Educators -Stanford University -Nobel prizes -Sweden -Possibility of American prizes -Art and music -Modern art -1890's -Victor Herbert -Leonard Bernstein -Rebirth of spirit -Postage stamps -New York, San Francisco -Private enterprise Presentation of gifts -Cufflinks Swim, Flanigan, and Huntsman left at 3:26 pm.
Conversation No. 585-2 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:26 pm and 3:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person.
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 585-3 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:26 pm and 3:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?]. The President's schedule Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 3:27 pm.
Conversation No. 585-4 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 3:27 pm - 3:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Joseph L. Vicites, Cooper T. Holt, Charles W. Colson and the White House photographer. Salutations Photographs Veterans Foreign Wars [VFW] -Organizational meetings -John B. Connally -Prisoners of war [POWs] -VFW position The photographer left at an unknown time before 3:49 pm. -The President's position -George S. McGovern -Soviets, Chinese -Resolutions -VFW's 1971 national convention
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 585-4 (cont.)
-Southeast Asia -Support for the President -POWs -The President’s policies -POW dinner -POWs -Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan -Upcoming VFW event -Possible attendance by the President -Membership -Numbers -Importance -State commander, North Carolina -Vietnam Veterans against the War -VFW response -Politicians -Republicans, Democrats -National Convention -Vietnam veterans -World War II -Average age -California -Possible foreign travel -Assistance programs -Vietnam veterans -Drug addiction -Support for the President -Economic program -US policy in Vietnam -Edward M. Kennedy -McGovern -Michael J. Mansfield -The President’s view -Vicites -Political affiliation Forthcoming Presidential campaign in 1972 -George Meany -Support for President’s policies -Edmund S. Muskie, McGovern, Edward M. Kennedy -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 585-4 (cont.)
People's Republic of China [PRC] -Announcement, October 5, 1971 -Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -VFW’s position -US relationship with the PRC -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Japan -Southeast Asia -Importance of contacts with communist countries The President's conversation With Andrei A. Gromyko Dwight D. Eisenhower silver dollars Support for the President -Raymond A. Gallagher -[Forename unknown] Lombardo -Morgan -J. William Fulbright -Uniontown -George C. Marshall -Virginia Military Institute [VMI] -Daniel (“Chappie”) James, Jr. Gift presentation -Presidential cufflinks -Presidential paperweight -Eisenhower dollar Veterans Administration [VA] hospitals -VFW’s view -Donald E. Johnson Presidential golf balls Vicites, Holt, and Colson left at 3:49 pm.
Conversation No. 585-5
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:49 pm and 3:55 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak [Unintelligible] The President entered at 3:52 pm. Gifts -Proof silver dollar coins -Recipients -Congress -Camp David jackets -Money clips The President's schedule -Presidential gifts -Charles W. Colson Butterfield, et al. left at 3:55 pm.
Conversation No. 585-6 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:55 pm and 3:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 10-41] Conversation No. 585-7 Date: October 5, 1971
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Time: 3:59 pm - 4:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John N. Mitchell. [Conversation No. 585-7A] [See Conversation No. 10-42] Charles W. Colson entered at 3:59 pm. [End of telephone conversation] Conversation with Joseph L. Vicites and Cooper T. Holt -Political importance -George Meany -Vicites - Floyd [?] Henderson Vietnam -Media -South Vietnam election People's Republic of China [PRC] -Trip -Louis P. Harris Vicites -Support for the President -George S. McGovern, Edmund S. Muskie, Edward M. Kennedy -Possible statement -Prisoners of War [POWs] Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Herbert R. (“Chief”) Rainwater -Responsibilities -Raymond A. Gallagher Barry M. Goldwater -Press -Support for the President
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-7 (cont.)
Colson's schedule -Phase II effort -George P. Shultz The President's speech October 7, 1971 -Boards -Price increases -Windfall profits -World competitive situation -Administration position -John B. Connally Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:59 pm. Schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm. -Connally The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 3:59 pm and 4:00 pm. [Conversation No. 585-7B] Request for meeting [End of telephone conversation] H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 4:00 pm. Maurice H. Stans Proposed Connally press conference, October 8, 1971 -Herbert Stein, Paul W. McCracken Henry A. Kissinger entered at 4:12 pm.
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10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-7 (cont.)
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PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA [PRC]
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Robert C. Byrd amendment -Ronald L. Ziegler -Hugh Scott -Actions -William P. Rogers PRC -Bush -American policies -UN -Announcement in PRC
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PRC
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11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-7 (cont.)
-Chinese women -Japanese Announcement of Kissinger's PRC trip -South Vietnamese elections -Nguyen Van Thieu -North Vietnam actions -Cambodian border -New York Times and Washington Post -Bush PRC -Chou En-lai -Meeting with he President -W. Averill Harriman -Muskie -Harriman -Soviets -Hanoi -Peking press -Nickoloi V. Podgorny’s visit Vietnam -POW wives -President’s peace efforts -Possible airstrikes -Goldwater -Peking, Moscow -Commentary in press -News magazines -Today Show -Marvin Kalb Kissinger left at 4:23 pm. Economy -Connally -Press conference Rogers
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-7 (cont.)
Connally -Schedule The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 4:02 pm and 4:26 pm. [Conversation No. 585-7C] [See Conversation No. 10-43] [End of telephone conversation] The President talked with John B. Connally between 4:26 pm and 4:30 pm. [Conversation No. 585-7D] [See Conversation No. 10-44] [End of telephone conversation] -Evening news The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Tun Abdul Razak Haldeman, et al. left at 4:33 pm
Conversation No. 585-8 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 4:33 pm - 5:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Prime Minister Tun Abdul Razak, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., press photographers and the White House photographer. Greetings
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-7 (cont.)
Photographs Razak's trip The White House photographers and members of the press left at an unknown time before 5:12 pm. Malaysia -The President’s view -Kuela Lumper -Railroad station Importance of Malaysia -Oil -US policy Malaysia's foreign policy -Vietnam War -Neutrality -Malaysia’s hope for peace -Cambodia -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Prospect for peace An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:33 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:12 pm. Nixon Doctrine -US policy -Vietnam War -Cambodia -South Vietnam -Negotiations -US withdrawal Announcement of Henry A. Kissinger's trip to PRC -Malaysia’s statement of support
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-8 (cont.)
-People of Southeast Asia -Malaysia view -PRC -Vietnam American policy in Southeast Asia -PRC -Korea -Vietnam
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PRC, MALAYSIA
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations -Vietnam -Cambodia -Need for support -Malaysia The President's interest in Malaysia -Unknown person -Family -Former Secretary of Defense of Malaysia US activities in Southeast Asia -Vietnam -Cambodia -Survival
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-8 (cont.)
-Assistance -Malaysia concerns Vietnam -Unintelligible name -Health -Dwight D. Eisenhower Burma's economic situation -Army -Trade -Compared with Malaysia and Singapore Vietnam -Thieu -Razak’s view American policy toward Southeast Asia -Burma -Need for democracy -Indonesia -Sukerno -The President’s view -T.J.N. Suharto -Maintenance of American presence -US relations with PRC -Differences -Kissinger’s trip -Opening of dialogue -Vietnam -Taiwan -US position in United Nations [UN] -Importance of visit -Reopening of communications -Compared with US-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] relations -The President's 1959 trip to Moscow -Nikita S. Khrushchev's trip to the US -Cuba -Middle East -Europe -Arms control
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-8 (cont.)
-Trade -Berlin Agreement -Arms control -The President's explanation of US policy -USSR -Korean war -Vietnam War -PRC as nuclear power -USSR -Communists -The President’s view -Effect on the President’s policy -US press comments -Andrei A. Gromyko’s previous meeting with the President -The President’s view Razak's advice to his people -Importance of dialogue Overview of Asia -Japan, PRC, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma -India and Pakistan -Southeast Asia -Population -PRC -Population -Compared to Western Europe US policy in Southeast Asia -President’s assurances -Economic programs -Vietnam -Japan -Indochina The President's concern about Asia -The President's residence in California -Europe -Future importance -The Far East
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-8 (cont.)
Dr. Ismail Bin Dato Abdul Rahman Gift presentation -Golf ball -Presidential seal -Spiro T. Agnew The President, Razak and Haig left at 5:12 pm.
Conversation No. 585-9 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:12 pm and 5:15 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. [Unintelligible] Unknown people left at an unknown time before 5:15 pm.
Conversation No. 585-10 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Press Haig left at an unknown time before 5:19 pm.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 585-11 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person.
Conversation No. 585-12 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 10-45]
Conversation No. 585-13 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:15 pm and 5:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule Butterfield left before 5:19 pm.
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 585-14 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 5:18 pm - 5:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 10-46]
Conversation No. 585-15 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: 5:19 pm - 5:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Possible scheduling of the President's speech -Analysis of network news -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -American Broadcasting Company [ABC]
John B. Connally talked with the President between 5:20 pm and 5:21 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15A] [See Conversation No. 10-47] [End of telephone conversation] Timing -Prime time -Impact on local stations
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-15 (cont.)
-Mid-west -Far-west -Cost of Living Council [COLC] John D. Ehrlichman -The President's schedule -Richard H. Poff The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 5:21 pm and 5:29 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15B] [See Conversation No. 10-48] [End of telephone conversation] William L. Safire -John F. Osborne -Poff -American Bar Association [ABA] rating -Birch Bayh The President's schedule -Robert J. Dole -John N. Mitchell Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:27 pm. [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at 5:28 pm. First amendment -The President's position The President talked with Richard H. Poff between 5:29 pm and 5:33 pm. [Conversation No. 585-15C; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [See Conversation No. 10-49]
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-15 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] William E. Brock III -Nomination of Poff -J. William Fulbright William P. Rogers -Forthcoming UN debate on PRC and Taiwan -Rogers position -Africa The President's schedule -The Presidential helicopter -Congressman -Air Force One The President and Haldeman left at 5:39 pm.
Conversation No. 585-16 Date: October 5, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:39 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 585-16 (cont.)
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GENERAL CONVERSATION
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Unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.