606

Date: 
Oct 28, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 606-1 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 1:48 pm and 3:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule Forthcoming State dinner -Entertainment -Recording -Constance M. Stuart -Ronald L. Ziegler -Photograph opportunity Butterfield left at an unknown time before 3:03 pm.
Conversation No. 606-2 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: 3:03 pm - 5:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally, Arthur F. Burns, Paul W. McCracken, George P. Shultz, Peter G. Peterson, and Peter M. Flanigan. Greetings -Burns Tricia Nixon Cox -Schedule -New York -Edward W. Brooke
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
The President's schedule -New York -Chicago Texas -Connally's schedule -Leonard F. McCollum -Spiro T. Agnew -George H. W. Bush United Nations [UN] vote expel Taiwan -The President’s view -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -South Africa -Belgium -South Africa -Portugal -African nations -Asian nations -Israel -Middle Eastern nations -Congo -Latin America -Arabs -PRC US foreign policy -International Labor Organization [ILO] -George Meany -Taiwan -The President’s view -Meany -Shultz’s view -Arnold R. Weber -Labor representatives -Meany's suggestion -James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
Quadriad meeting -Schedule -Part One -Peterson -Flanigan -International concerns -Connally’s forthcoming trip to Asia -Part Two -Domestic situation -Monetary policy -International concerns -Connally’s forthcoming trip -Itinerary -Japan -Indonesia -Thailand -Saigon -South Vietnam -Peterson -Working group International monetary situation -Timing for solutions -Japan -Currency valuation -Connally -Congress -Business leaders -Timing of negotiations -Stock market -Japan -Canada -Europe -William D. Eberle -France -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Surtax -Germany -Latin America -Mexico -Peterson’s view
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-French policy -Germany -Agriculture -Connally -Henry A. Kissinger -Currency revaluation -Gold price question -Germany -Japan -US position -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Monetary situation -Convertibility issue -Phase One -Trade -Less developed countries -Mexico -Taiwan -Korea -Trade surplus -Effect -Exchange rates -Surtax -Monetary situation -Gold price -France -Surtax -Japan -Canada -Europe -European community -Forthcoming summit -Monetary situation -Burden sharing -Defense -US role -Loans -Aid programs -Japan -Canada -Europe
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Trade concessions -Agriculture -Domestic impact of negotiations -1972 election -Future trade legislation -Eberle -German offset agreement -State Department -Paul A. Volcker -Connally’s view -Trade -Politics -Agriculture -Concessions -Timing -Political benefit -Domestic agriculture prices -Political considerations -Burns’s view -Price of corn -Dock strike -Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa -Price of wheat -Price of hogs -Farm income -Price of corn -France -Germany -Willy Brandt -Political parties -Christian Democratic Party -France -Political consideration -Socialists -US relations -Economics -Middle East -The President’s view -US policy -Pompidou -Accumulation of gold
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Farmers and small shopkeepers -Monetary situation -Price of gold -US dollars -Francs -Politics -Price of gold -Gaullists -Monetary situation -Gold prices -Convertibility -French domestic politics -Peterson’s view -Connally’s view -Pompidou -Devaluation -Burns's view -Burns’s previous conversation with French officials -Francs -Valery Giscard D'estaing -Oliver B. Wormser -Franc valuation -Japan -Great Britain -Price of gold -Effect of change in price -Congressional interest in gold prices -Henry S. Reuss -William P. Proxmire -Historical review of gold prices -Inflation -Market system -Foreign nations -South Africa -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -France -Monetary situation -Convertibility issue -Gold -Special Drawing Rights [SDR] -Japan
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Great Britain -France -Germany -Italians -Great Britain -Lord Leslie Kenneth O’Brien -Anthony Lysberg, Lord Barber -Civil Service -Barber -Burns’s view -Connally’s view -Edward R.G. Heath -US objectives -Gold prices -Trade -Japan -Canada -Trade -Impact on foreign policy -Peterson’s view -Balance of payments -Europe -Group of Ten meeting -European Economic Community -Gold -Volcker -Gold prices -France -IMF -Leaks -Proxmire -Reuss -Monetary situation -Exchange rates -US goals -Floating exchange rates -Connally’s previous address to the IMF -Party roles -Effect on price of gold -Gold issue -Exchange rates
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Fixed compared with floating rates -Trade -Burden sharing -Japan -Canada Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 4:11 pm. International Economy -Separability of issues -Canada -Japan -Currency -Germany -Goals for negotiations -Realignment of currency parities -Convertibility issue -SDRs -Trade -Japan -Tariffs -Import quotas -Canada -Europeans -Agriculture -Monetary system -Role of gold -US dollar -US concerns -Monetary system -Trade adjustments -Burden sharing -European views -Convertibility -Exchange rates -Domestic politics -Connally’s view
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Realignment of currency -Impression of US gains -Trade concessions -Defense burden sharing Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:03 pm. The President's schedule -Photograph opportunity Bull left at an unknown time before 4:11 pm. International economy -US policy discussions -Canada -Europe -Forthcoming US-USSR Summit -Canada -Europe -Brandt -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -European security -Middle East -Japan -Forthcoming US-PRC and US-USSR Summits -France -Domestic Politics -Pompidou -Giscard d'Estaing -Connally's forthcoming trip to Asia -Japan Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 4:11 pm. The President's schedule -Photograph opportunity -Connally’s forthcoming trip to Japan -Location Ziegler left at 4:12 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
Forthcoming Quadriad meeting -Canada -Japan -Connally -Schedule -Discussions -Burns Public relations International economics -Japan -Canada -Trade -McCracken’s view -Trade compared to monetary situation -Textile Agreement -The President’s view -Automobiles -Japan -Reaction in US on UN vote to expel Taiwan -Delegate behavior -Africans -Ronald W. Reagan -African nations -Botswana -State Department -South Africa -The President’s view -Mexico -Mexico Schedule The President, Connally, Flanigan, and Peterson left at 4:17 pm. Economics -Redemption of bonds -Convertibility -Price of gold The President and Connally entered at 4:23 pm.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
Domestic economy -Treasury Department -Leading economic indicators -Henry Morgenthau, Jr. -Gross National Product [GNP] -Third quarter figures -Inventory -Sales -Money supply -History of business cycles Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:23 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 5:02 pm. Domestic economy -Business cycles -Recoveries -Recession -Factors in economic recovery -Employment -Length of work week -Household survey -Payroll figures -Final sales -Government compared with private -Retail trade -Consumer spending -Business capital investments -Burns’s view -Investment tax credit -Third quarter -GNP -Unemployment -Investment tax credit -Effect on economy -Consumer demand
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Taxes -Deductions -Social security taxes -Proposed increase -Congress -Fiscal compared with monetary stimuli -Budget deficit -Possible business stimulus -Consumer spending -Capital spending -1972 election -Investment boom -Excess capacity -Possible reduction of taxes -Congress -Business -Feelings about wage and price controls -Money supply -Inflation -Expenditures -Agriculture -1972 election -Agriculture -Price support for corn -Dock strike -Taft-Hartley injunction -Local effects -Price of corn -Lake Charles, Louisiana -Texas -New Orleans -Philadelphia -New York -Budget deficit -Revenue sharing -Outlays in politically critical states -Michigan -California -Monetary situation -Currency in circulation -Rate of savings
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Federal Reserve system -Savings deposits -Federal Reserve system -Loans and investments of commercial banks -Business purchases of foreign currency -US Treasury -Individuals' purchases of securities -Interest rates -Federal Reserve policy -Relationship to economy -Prospects for 1972 -Money supply -Wall Street brokers -Concerns about liquidity -Flanigan -Previous announcement of wage and price controls -Burns’s views -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -Burns's possible meeting -Mood of the nation -Texas -Money supply -Citibank -Interest rates -Inflation -Federal Reserve policy -Recent performance -Inflation -Corporate profits -Employment -Corporate profits -Capital investment -Unemployment Kissinger entered at 5:02 pm. -Mood of nation -Pay Board -Price Commission -Taxes -Senate Finance Committee
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Personal exemption -Wilbur D. Mills -Interest and dividends -Committee's guidelines -Effect on Pay Board -Ideal rate -Inflation -Effect on Pay Board -Connally’s forthcoming trip to Asia -Money supply -Fiscal and monetary policies -Post-freeze program -Economy -Third quarter compared to second quarter -Private demand for goods and services -GNP -Interest rates -Inflation -Interest rates -Expectations of the public -Federal Reserve's policy -Interest rates -Private sector expansion -Flow of funds -Government deposits -Savings deposits -Historical perspective -1960 -Steel strike -James P. Mitchell -Time, Life, Fortune magazines -Burns -Mitchell -Burns’s view -Federal Reserve system -Taxes -Unemployment -Robert B. Anderson -Maurice H. Stans -Raymond J. Saulnier -Mitchell
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-The President -Unemployment -Inflation -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Inflation -Interest rates -Political significance -The President’s view -Unemployment compared to inflation -Inflation -Compared to other industrialized nations -World War II -World War I -Economy -Inflation -Objective for February 1972 -William McChesney Martin -George T. Humphrey -Conversation with the President in 1964 -Federal Reserve system -1960 McCracken's schedule -Tokyo -Eisaku Sato -Connally’s forthcoming trip Burns, McCracken and Shultz left at 5:20 pm. Previous conversation between Shultz and Connally -Gold price -Convertibility -Possible memorandum from the President -The President’s policy International monetary situation -Convertibility -McCracken -Burns -IMF -Jelle Zijlstra
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Netherlands -Burns -Zijlstra -Volcker -Views on gold -Convertibility -Peterson’s views -Timing of negotiations -International banking -US foreign relations -Connally’s views -British -Germans -Policies' effect in 1972 -Revaluation of currency -Surcharge -Revenue -Imports -Revaluation of currency compared to trade -SDR -Gold prices -Pay Board and Price Commission -France -Trade negotiations US politics -UN vote to expel Taiwan -Democrats -Connally’s view -Lawrence F. O'Brien -Racial make-up of party support -The President's statement -Portrayal of UN delegates -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Kissinger’s view -Connally’s view -Delegates Connally's forthcoming trip to Asia -Kissinger’s forthcoming memorandum to Connally -Okinawa
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Sato -The President’s instructions -Voice of America [VOA] station -American bases -The President's conversation with Takeo Fukuda -Japan -Ratification of the treaty -Vietnam -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Relationship with the President -Kissinger’s forthcoming cable to Connally -Talking points -Indonesia -Thailand -Lt. Gen. T.N.J. Suharto -Kissinger’s view -State Department -Soviet Union -US assistance -Level of assistance -US Ambassador to Indonesia -US-PRC relationship -Indonesia -Thailand -Staff -William H. Sullivan -Herman H. Barger -State Department -Sullivan -Kissinger’s view -W. Averell Harriman -Laos -The President’s view -The President’s instructions -Sullivan’s possible participation -Connally’s meetings -Japan -Suharto -Barger’s possible participation in meetings -Sato -Participation of US Ambassadors in meetings
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Forthcoming letter from Kissinger to Sato -Connally's relationship with US Ambassadors -Vietnam -Thailand -Kissinger’s view -Leonard Unger -Thailand -Thanom Kittikachorn -US-Thailand relationship -US role in Southeast Asia -[Unintelligible] -State Department -Military assistance program -Thanom -The President’s view -Nixon Doctrine -US-PRC relationship -US role in Asia -Indonesia -Thailand -Military and economic roles -South Vietnam -Bunker -Nguyen Van thieu -Connally’s possible meeting -Democratization -The President’s view -Francis J. Galbraith -Suharto -Indonesian Foreign Minister Adam Malik -The President’s view -Philippines -Timing of Connally’s visit -Ferdinand E. and Imelda Marcos -Carlos P. Romulo -US role in Asia -Vietnam -US objectives -Japan -Negotiations -Burns's view
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-Convertibility -European economic community -PRC -US role in the Pacific -Thailand -Indonesia -Group of Ten -The President's interest in the Pacific area -Importance of the Pacific to US -Supersonic transport [SST] ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [National Security] [Duration: 12s ]
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-The President’s view -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with the Japanese Ambassador -PRC Connally's forthcoming trip -Kissinger’s forthcoming memorandum -Japan -Okinawa -The President's forthcoming visit to PRC -US-PRC relationship -US policy toward South Vietnam -Thieu -Thailand -Suharto -US policy
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
-The President’s view -Senate -Congress -US public opinion -PRC -Kissinger’s forthcoming memorandum -Saigon -Timing -Bunker -Sullivan -Thieu -Ngo Dinh Diem -The President’s instructions -US policy toward Thieu -Sullivan -Barger -Forthcoming letters from the President -Marcos -Suharto -Sato -Participation of US Ambassador -State Department -Economic matters -Fukuda -Aircraft Idanell (”Nellie”) Connally -Participation in trip to Asia Connally's trip -Itinerary -Elmendorf Air Force Base -Adm. John S. McCain, Jr. -Tokyo -Saigon -Nellie Connally Connally left at 5:54 pm. Kissinger's assignment -Talking paper for Connally
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Conv. No. 606-2 (cont.)
Connally trip -Sullivan -The President’s view Kissinger's schedule -Forthcoming State Dinner for Josip Broz Tito Kissinger left at 5:54 pm.
Conversation No. 606-3 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: 5:54 pm - 6:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's schedule US international relations -Kissinger’s role -Europeans -Peter G. Peterson -The President’s view -France -Us Bargaining Power -Kissinger’s proposed conversation with George P. Shultz -French -Germany -Great Britain -Italy -Arthur F. Burns's efforts -Europe -Shultz -Peterson memorandum -Canadians -French
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
-Georges J.R. Pompidou -Possible meeting with the President -French Guyana -Peterson -Forthcoming European Summit -William P. Rogers -Luxembourg -Proposed meetings with the President -Kissinger’s views -Edward R.G. Heath -Attitude toward US -Economic affairs -US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relationship -PRC-Great Britain relationship -Pompidou -Willy Brandt -Heath -Italian leader -Election -Pompidou -Brandt -Pompidou -Heath -Great Britain -Rolls Royce -United Nations [UN] vote to expel Taiwan -Uganda -Tanzania -UN vote on Taiwan -Presidential action -Impact on US politics -John B. Connally -UN H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 5:58 pm. Haldeman's talk with Rogers -Kissinger -PRC -Proposed meeting between Rogers and the President -Communique
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
-Department Of State -Negotiations -Haldeman’s view -Kissinger -Berlin Agreement -National Review editorial The President's forthcoming PRC trip -Communique -The President’s view -Consultation with Rogers -State Department -Proposed topics in Communique -Draft State Department Communique -Kissinger’s view -Chou En-lai -Compared with Josip Broz Tito Communique -Kissinger’s view -Chou En-lai’s view -Rogers -The President's role -Mao Tse-tung’s role -Possible value -The President’s view -Kissinger’s previous press briefing -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Media -New York Times, Washington Post -Television -PRC officials -USSR -Dwight L. Chapin -Arrangements for coming trip -Briefing Book -Rogers -Proposed meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister -President’s forthcoming meeting with Chou En-Lai -Proposed meeting with Rogers -Rogers input in Communiqué -State Department -Rogers compared to Peterson
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
-Monetary policy -The President’s view Kissinger's relationship with Rogers -Forthcoming meeting between Kissinger and Rogers -Timing -UN vote to expel Taiwan -Rogers’s role -Kissinger’s view -Haldeman’s view The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Communique -The President's reading of the draft Communique -Rogers’s role -Kissinger’s view -State Department’s proposed discussions with PRC officials -Trade -Cultural exchanges -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai -Proposed language -Taiwan -Rogers -Kissinger's proposed visit to PRC -The President's proposed trip to the West Coast -Proposed meeting with Kissinger in Guam -Chinese -Treaty discussions -Rogers’s view -Communique -State Department -The President’s view -Forthcoming Communique with the Soviets -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger’s view Kissinger’s relationship with Rogers -Forthcoming meeting with Rogers -Kissinger’s view -The President's role in relationship between Kissinger and Rogers
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
-1972 election Rogers -The President’s view -US relations with USSR. PRC -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Berlin -Haldeman’s view -Kissinger’s view -Middle East -UN -SALT Berlin -Communique with PRC -The President’s proposed consultation with Rogers -Trade -Taiwan State Department leaks -U. Alexis Johnson -Richard F. Pederson -Newsweek magazine story -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Story source -Kissinger's previous conversation with Henry Hubbard -Aleksei N. Kosygin’s proposed visit to the US -Robert C. Christopher -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Soviets -Kosygin’s proposed visit to the US -Canada -The President’s proposed letter to Brezhnev -The President's proposed trip to the USSR -History of background to the President's trip to the USSR -The President’s previous letter to Brezhnev -Kosygin Rogers -The President's PRC visit -Communique -Proposed language
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
-Rogers’s comments on Communique -Possible conversation with Haldeman -1972 Presidential election -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger Forthcoming State dinner for Tito -Clifford P. Case’s participation -The President’s view Kissinger's schedule -Proposed interview with Barbara Walters -Desire for Kissinger to speak on PRC -Haldeman -"Today" show -The President’s view -Public relations -Television -Walters -Audience size of morning television compared to prime time -Rogers The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Burns Kissinger left at 6:33 pm. -Duration Staff relations -Rogers -Kissinger -The President’s view -Kissinger -The President’s view The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Burns -Forthcoming dinners Rogers's response to Kissinger's PRC trip -The President’s view
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 606-3 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 6:36 pm.
Conversation No. 606-4 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:36 pm and 6:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Photograph opportunity with White House social aides Butterfield left at an unknown time before 6:37 pm.
Conversation No. 606-5 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:37 pm and 6:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 606-4 (cont.)
The President and Sanchez left at 6:59 pm.
Conversation No. 606-6 Date: October 28, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:59 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service] met. The President's location [Unintelligible] The unknown men [Secret Service] left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.