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Date: 
Oct 12, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 589-1 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:20 pm and 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, John N. Mitchell, and John D. Ehrlichman. [This recording begins at an unknown time while conversation is in progress] The President's schedule Congressman F. Edward Hebert -House Armed Services Committee Bull left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm. -Southern oratory -Hebert Supreme Court appointments -J. Edgar Hoover -Herschel H. Friday -Mildred L. Lillie -Religion -Husband's ethnic background -John A. Volpe -Iowa -Volpe -Judicial experience -Law school -Record -Reversals by the Supreme Court -Criminal cases -Conservative stance -Busing -Mithcell’s assessment -The President’s view -California Supreme Court -Edmund G. (“Pat”) Brown -Friday An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:20 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-1 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Bull The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm. Supreme Court appointments -Friday -Law firm -Arkansas -Clerk to Judge John E. Miller -University of Arkansas -American Bar Association [ABA] House of Delegates -Board of Governors -Conservative background -Mitchell’s assessment -Compared with Warren E. Burger -Clients -School boards -Possible problem -Thurgood Marshall -John L. McClellan -Democrat -Law practice -Pat Mahaffey -Klu Klux Klan -Wife -William H. Rehnquist -Clients -Missouri Pacific Railroad -John M. Harlan -Burger -Harry A. Blackmun -Knowledge of business -Harlan -Age -Clement F. Haynsworth -Background check on credentials -Johnnie M. Walters -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-1 (cont.)
-Lillie -Investigation -Husband -Julius Caesar -Friday -Confirmation hearings -Haynsworth hearings -Possible question -William O. Douglas -Conservatives -The President’s view -Jew -Edward H. Levi Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:20 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 4:37 pm. Supreme Court appointment -Lillie -Sylvia Bacon -Friday -Charles Clark -Herman E. Talmadge -Robert C. Byrd -Submission to ABA -Background -US attorney in Baltimore -Daniel B. Brewster -[Forename unknown] Long -Brewster, Cyrus T. Anderson, Spiegel, Inc. -Democrats -Edward M. Kennedy -Edmund S. Muskie -Lawrence E. Walsh -Lillie, Friday -Bar -William French Smith -Byrd
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-1 (cont.)
-Press reports -Friday -Reaction of Senators -Gordon L. Allott -Republicans -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Robert P. Griffin -Friday -[Forename unknown] Rockefeller The President et al. left at 4:37 pm.
Conversation No. 589-2 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: 5:28 pm - 5:53 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Supreme Court appointments -Mildred L. Lillie -Husband -Herschel H. Friday -Warren E. Burger -University of Minnesota -John N. Mitchell -Arkansas -Harry A. Blackmun Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:28 pm. The President's schedule -Unknown person -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 5:40 pm.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-2(cont.)
Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] documents -Richard M. Helms -State Department -Missing files -Kennedy family -Kennedy Library -Cambridge, Massachusetts -Helms -Declassification -Immunity question -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Life magazine -Ngo Dinh Diem assassination -Vietnam -W. Averell Harriman -Mcgeorge Bundy -Roger Hilsman -Dean Rusk -State Department -Strategy -Helms -Missing CIA documents An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:28 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:40 pm. Budget -Kissinger -Schedule -Meeting of President with George P. Shultz, Kissinger, Ehrlichman -Shultz -The President's schedule -Kissinger -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Negotiations -William P. Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-2(cont.)
-Tax plan -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Shultz -John B. Connally -Kissinger's schedule -Domestic questions Unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:28 pm. Refreshments Unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:40 pm. Phase II Wage and Price controls -Press conference The President's schedule -Supreme Court appointments -Mitchell -Public relations -South -West Supreme Court appointments -Woman -Necessity -The President’s view -Mitchell's view -Ability -Negroes -Ehrlichman's experiences Phase II Wage and Price controls -Charls E. Walker -Maurice H. Stans -Shultz -Labor -Labor walkout Kissinger entered at 5:40 pm.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-2(cont.)
-The President's comments Ehrlichman left at 5:41 pm The President's schedule US-USSR agreement -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -The President's attitude -Kissinger's position -Soviets -French -Germans -French -Kissinger -Georges J. R. Pompidou -Arthur K. Watson -Edward R. G. Heath -Willy Brandt -Press conference -PRC -Dobrynin -Reactions -Alsop -Edward M. Kennedy -Kissinger -Vietnam negotiations -Washington Star -Jerrold L. Schecter -Time magazine -W. Averell Harriman -George H. Mahon -F. Edward Hebert -Attitude toward the President -The President's commentary to Conressmen -Soviets -PRC trip -Press conference -Individual sent to Vietnam for Nguyen Van Thieu's inauguration -Laird
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-2(cont.)
-State Deprtment -Clifford M. Hardin -Mitchell -Elliot L. Richardson -Laird -Relationship with Thieu -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Ronald W. Reagan -Connally -Laird's views -Richardson The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 5:40 pm and 5:53 pm. [Conversation No. 589-2A] [See Conversation No. 11-65] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule Rogers Kissinger talked with Richardson at an unknown time between 5:40 pm and 5:53 pm. [Conversation No. 589-2B] [See Conversation No. 11-66] [End of telephone conversation] Thieu's inauguration -Richardson's response -Implications of Richardson's going The President's schedule The President and Kissinger left at 5:53 pm.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 589-2(cont.)
Conversation No. 589-3 Date: October 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:53 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. The President’s schedule -Location Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:53 pm. The President’s schedule -Location Sanchez, et al. left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.