597

Date: 
Oct 20, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 597-1 Date: October 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:05 am and 9:17 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman ?] Frederic V. Malek
Conversation No. 597-2 Date: October 20, 1971 Time: 9:17 am - 9:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Frederic V. Malek. Appointments -Women lawyers -Jayne B. Spain Telephone call from the Attorney General Woman appointees -Judges -Unidentified woman John N. Mitchell talked with the President between 9:19 am and 9:25 am. [Conversation No. 597-2A] [See Conversation No. 11-157; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation] Haldeman and Malek left at 9:19 am. [End of telephone conversation]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 597-3 Date: October 20, 1971 Time: 9:28 am - 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Congress -Wayne L. Hays -Unknown event -Secret Service uniformed policeman -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] meeting -Voting record -Harry S. Dent -William E. Timmons -Hays -Guest list for White House function -Clark MacGregor -Josip Broz Tito dinner -White House police -Reaction -Michael J. Mansfield amendment -Charles W. Whalen, Jr. -Republican -Supporters of Administration’s position -Democrats -Dent's activities -Democrats -O. Clark Fisher -The President's endorsement -Democrats -Vietnam War -House of Representatives -George H. Mahon -David N. Henderson -North Carolina -Leslie C. Arends -Robert C. Wilson -Employees -Incumbents -Dent
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Senate candidates -Financing -Support for the Administration Supreme Court appointments -Leaks -American Bar Association [ABA] -John D. Ehrlichman's staff -The President's role -G. Harrold Carswell -Leaks -State Department -Henry A. Kissinger's office -Economic program example -The President's candidate -John N. Mitchell -Philadelphia -ABA -The President's announcement -Television The President's schedule -Florida John B. Connally's schedule -Texas -California -Bankers meeting in San Francisco -Ranch -Possible meeting with the President for October 26, 1971 The President's schedule -Possible press conference, October 27, 1971 -Kissinger's return -Paris -Press conference -Vietnam -Soviet announcement -Meeting with Kissinger, October 25, 1971 -Budget meeting, October 26, 1971 -Meeting with Ehrlichman, October 26, 1971
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Connally -Nobusuke Kishi -Textile Agreement -Forthcoming meeting with the President -William P. Rogers and George H. W. Bush, October 21, 1971 -Kishi -White House dinner -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Bush -Kishi Unknown White House staff member [Connally ?] -Compared with the White House staff members -Bryce N. Harlow -Robert P. Mayo The President's schedule -The President's work habits -Pace -Visitors -Jack Pardee -Maxie Baughan -Public relations -Open door office hour -Previous meeting with Multiple Sclerosis Society -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Kishi -Dinner -Mrs. Nixon -Republican Women Reception -Blair House -F Street Club -John S.D. Eisenhower -Peter G. Peterson -David M. Kennedy -Foreign Service -Rogers -State Department -Marshall Green -Rogers -U. Alexis Johnson
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Members of Congress -Japanese Ambassador -Haig -Kishi's party -Mitchell -Arthur F. Burns -George P. Shultz -Paul W. McCracken -Ezra Solomon -Time, dress -Entrance -Music -Honor guard -Photographers -Connally -Schedule -Texas -Wright Patman Connally -Lyndon B. Johnson -Health The President's schedule -Kishi dinner -Maurice H. Stans -Peterson -David M. Kennedy -Interpreters -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Postal situation -Board of Governors -Kishi -Timing of dinner -Republican woman -Kishi -Unknown location -Florida -Haldeman's schedule -Proposed meeting with Peter H. B. Frelinghuysen -India, Pakistan, Greece
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Frelinghuysen’s visit -Haig -Agha Sadruddin Khan -United Nations [UN] High Commission for Refugees -Pakistani refugees -UN -US response -Public relations -Rogers -Kissinger -Francis L. Kellogg -The President’s view -Vietnam veterans -South Vietnam -Hospitals -Charles W. Colson, Haig, Herbert G. Klein, John A. Scali, Ronald L. Ziegler -Colson -Possible press coverage -Thomas Vail -Klein, Ziegler -Interview -Kishi -Klein -National Catholic Youth Organization Federation -Director, Catholic Youth Activity -Monsignor Leonard -Sheraton-Park Hotel -Officers -Crown Prince of Ethiopia -The President’s view -The President's forthcoming trip to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Secretary of Agriculture appointment -John C. Whitaker -Possible candidates -Criteria -Henry L. Bellmon -Earl L. Butz -Norbert (“Bobby”) Tieman -Harlow -Louie B. Nunn
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Butz -The President’s view -Bellmon -Mitchell’s view -Senate seat -Edmond Edmonson -[Forename unknown] Wilkinson -David E. Bartlett -Mitchell’s view -Qualifications -Butz -Tieman -Harlow -Nunn -Butz -The President’s view -Bellmon -Farm Bureau -Vocation -Clifford M. Hardin -Age -Experience -Harlow -Bellmon -Clarence D. Palmby -Butz -Hardin -Palmby -Butz -Bellmon -Palmby -Unintelligible name -Democrats -Fred R. Harris -Edmondson -Bellmon -Bartlett -Wilkinson The President's schedule -Vail
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Interviews -Dinner Mrs. Nixon's schedule -Marilyn B. (“Missy”) Chandler [Mrs. Otis Chandler] -Arts Council -F Street Club -JoAnn (Horton) Haldeman Secretary of Agriculture appointment -Possible candidates -Bellmon -Mitchell -Butz -Robert R. Spitzer -Whitaker -Hyde Murray -Bellmon -Palmby -Butz -Bellmon -Whitaker -Palmby -Harlow -Farmers -Farm states -Butz -Vocation -Bellmon -Harlow, Thomas Hart -Bellmon The President talked with White House operator at an unknown time between 9:25 am and 10:23 am. [Conversation No. 597-3A] [See Conversation No. 11-158] [End of telephone conversation]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
Cabinet appointment -Harlow -Connally -Qualifications -Bellmon Cabinet -Rogers -Connally -Support for the President -Statements -Jack J. Valenti The President talked with Bryce N. Harlow between 10:23 am and 10:35 am. [Conversation No. 597-3B] [See Conversation No. 11-159] [End of telephone conversation] Secretary of Agriculture appointment -Butz -Mitchell -Harlow -Ezra Taft Benson -Bellmon Appointment to the UN -Haldeman's conversation with Rogers -Andrew F. Brimmer -Ralph Bunche -U Thant -Successor Ziegler entered at 10:35 am. Supreme Court appointments -Relations with the news media -Mitchell’s schedule -Philadelphia
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Timing of announcement -Selections -Mitchell -Names under consideration -ABA -Timing of announcement -ABA -ABA -Possible veto power -Name submissions -Warren E. Burger -Mitchell -Mildred L. Lillie and Herschel H. Friday -The President's position News media's actions -People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Economic policy -Soviet trip Supreme Court appointments -ABA -Burger -Press -Timing of announcement Nobel Peace Prize -Willy Brandt -Announcement -The President’s view -Soviets -Kissinger -Rogers -Gerard C. Smith -Brandt Relations with the media -Mary McGrory -Kissinger -Peking -Peter Lisagor
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Klein, Scali -New York Times -Lisagor -Klein, Scali -Robert B. Semple, Jr. -Kissinger -Joseph A. Kraft -Lisagor -Martin Z. Agronsky's television show -Ziegler's schedule, October 19, 1971 -Theodore H. White -Press -Lisagor -John F. Osborne -Lisagor -Klein -Bill Potter of Baltimore Sun -Lisagor -Klein -Ziegler's relationship with Lisagor -[Forename unknown] Sutherland -The President's schedule for 1972 -White House correspondents' dinner -Gridiron dinner -Cabinet officers -Supreme Court -White House photographers' dinner -Entertainment -Lyndon B. Johnson -Ziegler's relationship with the press -Newsweek, Los Angeles Times -Marty Schram -Los Angeles Times -Newsday magazine -PRC trip -Priorities -Wire services -Magazines -Television -New York Times -Associated Press [AP], United Press International [UPI]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
Ziegler left at 10:58 am. Employment -Jonathan C. Rose -California -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Federal employment reduction -Department of Defense -Personnel policies -Public broadcasting -Peace Corps -Rose -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW], Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD], Department of Transportation, Peace Corps -Defense -Shultz -Budget cuts Eliot Janeway -Comments Personnel -Burns -Kissinger -Connally -Stans -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Governors, Senate -Flanigan -Talent survey -Frederic V. Malek's work -Gordon Gray -Talent searches -Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Detroit Textile Agreement -Peterson -Media's opinion -Administration's tactics -Rogers
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Stans -Kennedy -Peterson -Kissinger US foreign policy -Rogers -Trip -Kissinger -USSR -Andrei A. Gromyko -PRC -USSR -Kissinger -Haig and Dwight L. Chapin -John H. Holdridge And Chapin -Stans -USSR -Kissinger -PRC -Personnel for trip -Congressmen -USSR -Visit by governors -Mansfield -Hugh Scott -Senate -Haig -Rogers -Stans -Rogers -USSR trip -Kissinger -Media -Washington Star story -Haldeman's conversation with Haig -Kissinger -Impact on US foreign policy -Nixon's role -PRC, USSR -Romania
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Vietnam -Bombing Ziegler entered at 11:14 am. Possible media inquiry -Brandt -Haig's view -Nobel Peace prize -The President's reaction Ziegler left at 11:16 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -John R. Price, Jr. -Proposed radio address for veterans -Robert Allen -Rose Mary Woods -Responses to question -Media -The President's relations with reporters -Woods -Robert H. Abplanalp -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Ehrlichman -Tax cut US foreign policy -Haig -Rogers -Moscow trip plans -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation -Rogers -Possible trip to USSR -Stans -Trade -Kissinger H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:16 am and 11:23 am.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 597-3C] Talking papers [End of telephone conversation] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:16 am. Meeting with Haig Bull left at an unknown time before 11:23 am. Media impressions -The President's conversation with Harlow -Mitchell -Comments about the President -The President's physical appearance -Health -Comparisons -Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Health -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Portrait of Dorian Gray Haig entered at 11:23 am. The President’s trip to the USSR -Rogers -Kissinger -Washington Star story on Sunday October 17, 1971 -Story on foreign policy credits by George Sherman -Kissinger -PRC, Romania -Rogers -Haig's conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger -Connally -Schedule
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Rogers -Kissinger -Moscow -Compared with Kissinger in Peking -The President’s view -Kissinger -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -The President’s view -Trade talks in Moscow -Stans -Brezhnev -Dobrynin -Timing -NATO meeting -PRC trip -Moscow trip -Advance staff -Jacob D. Beam -Stans -US relations with USSR -Kissinger’s involvement -Middle East -Dobrynin -Rogers -Possible visit -Soviet view -European Security Conference -NATO -Rogers -Dobrynin -Martin J. Hillenbrand -Gromyko -Middle East -European Security Conference -Kissinger -NATO -The President’s view -Other negotiations -Dobrynin's contacts with administration -European Security Conference
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Europeans -Brandt -Time magazine -Man of the Year -The President’s view -Nobel Prize -Martin Luther King, Jr. -Possible Soviet Summit -Secretary of State's role -The President’s view -Kissinger -Robert H. Finch -Latin America -Connally -Asia -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Greece -European countries -Preliminary work for Four-power meeting -NATO -British position -Paris meeting -Possible European tour -Consultations with allies -Possible Latin American consultations -Finch -Brazil, Venezuela -Brazilia -Mexico City -Haig's assignment -Kissinger -Possible Latin American venture -Timing -Surcharge -Kissinger -Charles A. Meyer -The President’s view -Rogers’s role -Finch -Haig’s responsibility -Meyer
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Haldeman -Organization of American States [OAS] -Emilio Garrastazu Medici -Visit to US -Brazil -Brazilia -Rio de Janeiro -Possible European tour -NATO meeting -Kissinger -Possible Presidential meeting with Western European leaders -Timing -Haig’s view -Moscow trip -Peking trip -Rogers -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Kissinger -Ecuador -Fishing nights -Role of the State Department -Africa -Latin America -Organization of African Unity [OAU] -The President’s view -Mrs. Nixon’s forthcoming trip -Liberia -Asia -Connally -European meeting -Haig’s conversation with Kissinger -NATO -Kissinger -Security Conference -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Pompidou -Belgium, Holland, Greece, Turkey -British -Walter H. Annenberg -Paris -US embassy
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Pompidou -Arthur K. Watson -Rogers -Paris -Latin America -Rogers -Finch Forthcoming UN vote on Taiwan -US actions -Greeks -Agnew’s actions -Turks -Venezuela -Oil exports -Argentina -Haig’s assessment -Bush -Ghana -Israel -Yitzhak Rabin -Rogers Haig left at 11:58 am. Rogers -European Security Conference -The President’s view -Kissinger -Travel plans -Europe, Latin America The President's schedule -Europe -Big Four -Rogers -Holland -Luxembourg -NATO Rogers
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Melvin R. Laird Latin America -Democrats possible issue -Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico US foreign policy -Latin America -Possible Presidential trip -Mexico -Canada -Possible Presidential trip -Aleksei N. Kosygin's visit -Demonstrations -The President's possible schedule -USSR -PRC -Length of trip -Official dinner -Itinerary -Kosygin's visit -Foreign visitors to the US -Soviets -Tito -Washington -Los Angeles -European trip -Rogers -Kissinger -Democrats issues -Latin America Economy -School milk -Casper W. Weinberger, George P. Shultz -Parents' ability to pay -Burns -Connally -Invitation to White House dinner -Connally -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] appointment
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-3 (cont.)
-Connally -Unknown man from Texas -Connally’s view Personnel -Romana A. Banuelos -Senate confirmation -Harris -Vance Hartke -Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Times news service -AP -UPI US foreign policy -Soviet trip -Kissinger -Rogers -The President's forthcoming meeting with Chou En-lai -The President’s instructions -Kissinger -Rogers -Kissinger -The President’s instructions -Haig -Mao Tse-tung -Interpreters Haldeman left at 12:20 pm.
Conversation No. 597-4 Date: October 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:20 pm and 12:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 597-4 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] The unknown person and the President left at 12:30 pm.
Conversation No. 597-5 Date: October 20, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:30 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Job assignments The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] The unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.