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Date: 
Oct 18, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 594-1 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:25 am and 8:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Barber Bull left at an unknown time before 8:45 am.
Conversation No. 594-2 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 8:45 am - 9:58 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Helicopter -Passengers -The President’s instruction -Andrews Air Force Base -Passengers -William P. Rogers -John N. Mitchell News story -World Series game -The President's prediction -Richard A. Moore -Irish vote -Ronald L. Ziegler
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
Sports -Pittsburgh Pirates -The President’s prediction -Wire service story -Outcome of World Series -The President's telephone call -Washington Redskins -Popular psychology -Arkansas-Texas football game -Reaction of Arkansas players -Pittsburgh Pirates Personnel -Look reporter -John D. Ehrlichman -Thomas R. Shepard, Jr. -Campaign -State Department -Public affairs office -Rogers -Objective -[Forename unknown] Collins -John Richardson, Jr. -Campaign -The President’s view H. Rap Brown “The Vantage Point” -Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Ngo Dinh Diem -Media reaction Press coverage of World Series -Disturbance in Pittsburgh -Earl Weaver -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Dan Rather Supreme Court appointments
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Nominees -Mitchell, Ehrlichman -American Bar Association [ABA] -Edward M. Kennedy -Herschel H. Friday -Mildred L. Lillie -Record as judge -Friday -Lawyer -Possible problems -Potter Stewart -Tom Wicker -Lillie -Ehrlichman -Mitchell -Southerner -[Unintelligible] -Florida -William H. Mulligan -Lillie -Political membership -Woman -Conservative Catholics -John F. Kennedy -Bella S. Abzug -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Public relations -Friday -Question of using the Court for political ends -Republicans -Friday -Mitchell -John L. McClellan -Wilbur D. Mills -Louis C. Wyman -New Hampshire primary -Richard H. Poff -Justice Department -Will R. Wilson -Mitchell -Friday
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-John W. Dean, III -Ehrlichman -David R. Young, Jr. -Nominees -Mitchell -Friday -Jew -Edward H. Levi -Mitchell -Friday -Age -Lewis F. Powell -Friday -Age criteria -Friday -G. Harrold Carswell -Strategy -Timing of announcement -Press -Questions and answers [Q&A] Media -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Allen S. Drury -Look magazine excerpt -Ziegler -Haldeman's daughter -Response to press -Look article -Haldeman's daughter’s view -Ziegler -Henry A. Kissinger News summary -Lyndon B. Johnson’s book -Diem’s assassination -The President's visit to Charlotte, North Carolina -Washington Star story -Kissinger -Veracity of story -People's Republic of China [PRC] initiative
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Rogers -The President’s role -Kissinger -Briefings -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -John A. Scali The President's PRC trip -Media coverage -Scali -Kissinger Kissinger's trip to PRC -Dwight L. Chapin -Hawaii -Kissinger -State Department -Alfred LeS. Jenkins -John H. Holdridge -Chinese language ability -PRC Summit -Holdridge’s and Jenkins view -Public relations -Kissinger -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Desires of Chinese -Publicity -Holdridge’s and Jenkins’ view -Forthcoming Soviet Summit Media -News story -Summit meetings -Kissinger -Soviet Summit announcement -New York Times -Lillie's husband, A. V. Falcone -Account -J. Edgar Hoover -Hugh Sidey -Chicago Sun Times
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Levi -P. G. Wodehouse -New York Mets -Richard M. Nixon -Plane crash -Dr. James E. Allen -Wife -Grand Canyon The President's schedule -Contacts with the press -Ruth Voss -Robert Allen -Scali -Kissinger -Haig -Kissinger -Forthcoming trip to Disneyland -Kissinger's schedule -Troop announcement -Camp David -Republican Women's dinner -Disneyland -Possible press conference -Location of the President upon Kissinger's return -Florida -Kissinger -Radio addresses -Veterans' Day -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Year end Presidential perspective Youth -Newsweek magazine -Peace -Fort Detrick -Cancer initiative -Military -William E. Brock III The President's schedule
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Mitchell -Supreme Court appointments -Rogers and Haig -George P. Shultz, Ehrlichman, Haig, Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Budget meeting Supreme Court appointments -Nomination -Woman -Timing of announcement -Confirmation hearings -Liberals -Jews -Levi -Weinberger -Republican Women event -Lillie announcement The President's schedule -Delores Hope -Mrs. Nixon's schedule -Reception -Hospital -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Leslie T. (“Bob”) and Delores Hope Economy -Business Council -Charles W. Colson -Publicity Mrs. Nixon's schedule -Forthcoming trip to Africa Public relations -Photographs of the President -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Bradford K. (“Fabian”) Bachrach -Arnold Newman -The President’ view -Unknown photographer from California
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Alexander P. Butterfield -Atkins -Bachrach -John B. Connally -The President's view White House correspondence -Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Charlotte, North Carolina Public broadcasting -The President’s view -Frederic V. Malek -Report -Peter M. Flanigan -Colson -Programs -Subsidization -Sander Vanocer -Brookings Institute -George H. Gallup -Fred W. Friendly -Flanigan -Funding Peace Corps -Robert H. Finch -Outside volunteer organizations -Malek -Finch -Director -Center for Voluntary Action -ACTION The President's schedule -White House correspondents dinner -Dinner -PRC-USSR planning Newsday magazine article -Ziegler
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Rowland Evans and Robert D. Novak -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Possible suit -Ehrlichman -Schedule -Newspapers -Minneapolis, Los Angeles -Miami -Story -Son-in-law -Stock -Veracity -The President's finances -Ehrlichman -Financial loss -Stock quotations Campaign financing -Lewis -Dwayne O. Andreas -Contribution -Hubert H. Humphrey -Rebozo -Rose Mary Woods -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Mitchell -Robert J. Dole -Woods -Rebozo -Maurice H. Stans -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Humphrey -Andreas Media -Newsweek magazine -Gallup -Polls -Political affiliations -Campuses -Edward Kennedy
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
Polls -Louis P. Harris -Gallup -Press coverage -Opinion Research Corporation [ORC] -Colson Administration tactics Media -Cartoon about democrats -John Kennedy -Lyndon Johnson -Washington, DC -Supreme Court appointments -Polls -Carswell, Clement F. Haynsworth US foreign relations -Haig -Kissinger -Moscow -The President’s view -Vietnam -Paris Summit -Chapin’s view of PRC trip preparations -Kissinger -State Department -Holdridge -Haldeman -Kissinger -Diem -Johnson -Richard M. Helms White House dinners -William McMahon -Indira Gandhi -Nihat Erim -Emilio Garrastazu Medici
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-2 (cont.)
-Guest list -Invitations The President's schedule -Robert F. Ellsworth -Haig -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Ehrlichman -Mitchell Haldeman left at 9:58 am.
Conversation No. 594-3 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 10:00 am - 10:17 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Letters from school children -The President's signature -White House correspondence branch -The President’s instructions
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-3 (cont.)
-Autopen -School children -West Virginia -Teacher of the Year, 1970 Campaign financing -Dwayne O. Andreas -Contribution -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis The President's schedule
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Campaign financing -Andreas -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman assessment -Herbert W. Kalmbach’s knowledge -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Haldeman -Rebozo -Knowledge -Andreas -Storage of contribution -Rebozo Purchase of wine for White House -Kalmbach -John A. Mulcahy -Walter R. Tkach
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-3 (cont.)
Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 10:12 am. The President's schedule -Leslie T. (“Bob”) and Delores Hope Woods left at 10:17 am The President and Butterfield left at 10:19 am.
Conversation No. 594-4 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:19 am and 12:00 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met.
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The unknown people left at an unknown time before 12:00 pm.
Conversation No. 594-5
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-4 (cont.)
Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 12:01 pm - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers and Robert H. Finch. [Press photographers and White House photographers were present at the beginning of this meeting] Salutations The President's schedule -Fort Detrick -Cancer initiative Baseball -World Series -Tony Kubek -Attendance Rogers Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:01 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:20 pm. Finch's schedule -Mexico Bull returned with photographers at an unknown time after 12:01 pm. Bull and photographers left at an unknown time before 12:20 pm. Finch -Rogers -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Mrs. Nixon's forthcoming trip to Africa -William R. Tolbert, Jr. -Visit to Liberia
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
-Tolbert and the president -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Mrs. Nixon -Possible visit to other African countries -Nigeria -Spiro T. Agnew -Ghana -Mrs. Nixon’s previous visit -Timing of announcement -Graham -Nigeria -Possible itinerary -Possible events Finch’s forthcoming trip -Length -Mexico -Argentina -Ecuador -Brazil -Panama -Peru -Argentina -Ecuador -Fishing -Venezuela -Columbia -Bogota -Meetings -Organization of American States [OAS] -Tourism -Highways -Quito -The President's experience -Panama -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Henry A. Kissinger -International Highway Association -Commerce -Department of Transportation -Size of delegation
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
-State -Companies -Freestone, Del Monte -Technical assistance -Disease -Pan American health organization -Surgeon general -Argentina Demographics -Cabinet Committee on Spanish-Speaking [CCOSS] population -Chicago, New York -Gerrymandering -Illegal aliens -California -Otis Chandler -Pay scales -Romano A. Banuelos -Philip V. Sanchez -Chandler Hispanic Americans -Democrats -Support for the President
Finch's forthcoming trip to Latin America -Expectations -Class structure -Future American plans toward Latin America -Finch’s status as the President's personal representative Imelda Marcos -Schedule -Ferdinand E. Marcos -Relatives -Business deal Finch left at 12:20 pm. US foreign relations
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
-Controversy -Adam Malik -Kissinger -Conservatives -Meeting -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -White House position -George H. W. Bush -Ronald L. Ziegler -Bush -Speech, October 18, 1971 -Chou En-Lai Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:20 pm. The President's schedule Photograph -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Bull left at an unknown time before 12:35 pm. US foreign relations -Rogers's schedule -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] meeting -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Kissinger -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -European security conference -Rogers’ role -Scheduling -Press -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Campaign -Television -Iceland -Compared with Kissinger for PRC -Kissinger's PRC trip -Discussions -USSR trip -Press
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
-Ziegler -Numbers involved -PRC trip
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-Communications -Press -Size of official party -Secretaries -Compared with trip to USSR -Alfred Les. Jenkins -Dwight L. Chapin -Television personnel -Wire services -News magazines -New York Times -Washington Post -Television -USSR trip -Press -Chinese -SALT -Middle East -Trade -Salt -European security agreement -Rogers -Andrei A. Gromyko -PRC
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
-Middle East -Salt -Press -Kissinger -PRC trip -Scheduling -Statement -Ziegler Bush's forthcoming speech Rogers left at 12:35 pm.
Conversation No. 594-6 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:35 pm and 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule The President and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 594-7 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 12:37 pm - 12:44 pm Location: Oval Office George T. Bell met with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Walters, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence M. Tarr, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Sparks, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent G. Walkendifer, Gertrude G. Davis, Mr. Carleton J. Chace, Mr. and Mrs. James W. Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Ted R. Gardner, Col. Glen R. Johnson, F. E. O'Connor, Luther L. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Joe G. Attebery, Mr. and Mrs. Ed W.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-5 (cont.)
Meadows, Ray Hillyard, Charles J. Turrisi, Ben W. Graybill, David M. Magee, Chris J. O'Neill, Katherine G. Slade and Judith E. Park [The White House photographer was present for part of this meeting] [General conversation] Introductions -Mrs. Walters -George T. Bell The President entered at an unknown time after 12:37 pm. Salutations Photograph Photographer left at an unknown time before 12:44 pm. Introduction National Association of Retired Federal Employees [NARFE] -Support for the President's policies Economy -Income -Savings Gift presentations -Oval Office seal White House tour Bell, et al. left at 12:44 pm.
Conversation No. 594-8 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:44 pm and 12:46 pm
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-7 (cont.)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Barber -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Bull left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm.
Conversation No. 594-9 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:44 pm and 12:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:46 pm.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 594-10/595-1 Date: October 18, 1971 Time: 12:46 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Salutations US foreign relations -India-Pakistan -India -Henry A. Kissinger -Anatolity F. Dobrynin - Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -George H. W. Bush -Speech at the United Nations [UN] -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -UN -William P. Rogers -Possible meeting of Haig, Rogers, Bush and the President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Rogers -Strategy for UN vote on Taiwan -Panama -Greece -Turkey -Use of US ambassadors -Venezuela -Oil -Greece and Turkey -Congress -Foreign aid -African countries -Adam Malik -White House -Rogers-Bush position -Ronald L. Ziegler -Planting of question
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-10/595-1 (cont.)
-The president's position -Secretary of State -PRC -Taiwan -Chou En-lai -Ziegler -Bush -Speech -Ziegler -Rogers -Bush -Press conference -The President -Administration position -Rogers -Soviet Naval task force -Cuba -Kissinger -Dobrynin -Aleksei N. Kosygin’s visit to Cuba -Kissinger -Press -Gerard C. Smith -Washington Post -The President’s trip to Moscow -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -[Forename unknown] Getler -Defense Department -Haldeman -State -Defense US foreign policy -Relationship with media -Memorandum from Haig and the President -Smith -Rogers -Ziegler -Nobel peace prize -Senior Review Group [SRG] -Cambodia
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-10/595-1 (cont.)
-US involvement -Press stories -Melvin R. Laird -Hill liaison -Senate foreign relations committee -Administration policy -Relationship with media -Smith -Rogers -News summaries -Paul H. Nitze -Smith -Defense Department -Rogers -Bush -Timing regarding UN votes -Richard A. Moore -Ireland -John D. Moore -English -Airline issue -John M. Lynch's note -UN vote -Effect in US -US membership in UN -Administration position -Kissinger -Soviets -North Vietnam -Rice crop -Pol -Soviets -Deliveries -Peking
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 594-10/595-1 (cont.)
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NORTH VIETNAM
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-Kissinger -Moscow -Paris -Hanoi -Letter -Dobrynin -Moscow Letter -Band people -Laird John B. Connally trip -Announcement -Indonesians -Japanese -Ambassador -Okinawa -Eisaku Sato
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Conv. No. 594-10/595-1 (cont.)
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JAPAN
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-Purpose of Connally’s visit -Indonesians -Timing -Sato -Congress -Conflict with administration -Public relations -Timing of announcement -Robert H. Finch’s trip -Bangkok -Indonesia -Saigon -Philippines -Japan -Tokyo -Hong Kong This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 1:15 pm; it is continued on Oval 595.