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Date: 
Oct 29, 1971
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Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 607-1 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 8:24 am - 8:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
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Butterfield left at 8:25 am.
Conversation No. 607-2 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 8:26 am - 8:30 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Hugh Scott. [See Conversation No. 13-23]
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Conversation No. 607-3 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:30 am and 8:40 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 8:40 am.
Conversation No. 607-4 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 8:40 am - 10:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Previous dinner for Josip Broz Tito -Haldeman's mother -Previous State Dinners -Strolling strings -Dancing -Trumpets -Pageantry -Entertainment
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Gail Robinson -The President’s view -Peggy Lee -Social aides -Mrs. Broz's conversation with Mrs. Haldeman -Paul W. Trousdale Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:40 am. Cigars -Tito -Gift from the President Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:58 am. Tito -The President’s view -Travels -Compared with Haile Selassie -Communist countries -Europe -Spain -Latin America -Middle East -Far East Yugoslavia -People -Croatia -Serbia -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -History Arrival ceremonies Clifford M. Hardin -Possible successor -Clarence D. Palmby -Donald E. Johnson -John C. Whitaker
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Background -Education -Farm implement business -Chicken feed business -Farm accounting -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Johnson -The President’s view -Letter after the President's election -Proposed meeting with the President -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Haldeman’s schedule -Possible press announcement -Hardin’s forthcoming trip to Turkey Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Forthcoming resignation as Postmaster General -Possible press announcement -John G. Tower -Unknown man -John J. Sparkman's appearance -The President’s view -Compared to Tito Tito -The President’s view Previous Senate vote -The President's previous telephone call to Hugh Scott -Robert C. Byrd's efforts -Vietnam negotiations -Cambodia Henry A. Kissinger -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Haldeman’s view -William P. Rogers -Kissinger’s view -Views on United Nations [UN] vote to expel Taiwan -Schedule -Previous trips to People's Republic of China [PRC]
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Press coverage -The President’s view -The President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Kissinger’s proposed trip to PRC -Rogers Rogers -Role on the president's forthcoming trip to PRC -Comments regarding the President's statement on UN vote -Kissinger -Rogers’s appearance before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee -Television -Previous conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -Haldeman’s view -Treatment by the White House -Proposed trips to Europe and Latin America -Haldeman’s view -Compared to John B. Connally -Statements by Rogers -Compared to other Cabinet officers -Congressional testimony UN vote to expel Taiwan -The President's statement -Connally's views Connally -Haldeman’s view -Views on William L. Calley, Jr. -Reaction to UN vote -George H.W. Bush Bush -Haldeman’s view -Compared to Connally -Comments to the President on UN vote Rogers -Comments on the President's statements -UN vote -Nguyen Van Thieu
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Kissinger -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view UN vote to expel Taiwan -Kissinger's reaction -The President’s view -Conservatives' reaction -Ronald W. Reagan -Jews -Haldeman’s view John W. Rollins -Previous conversation with Haldeman and John N. Mitchell -Supreme Court nominees -Support for fourth party -Possible candidates -Shirley Chisholm -Jessie L. Jackson -Financial support -Chisholm -Julian Bond -Jackson -Possible pay off for candidate UN vote to expel Taiwan -Press coverage -Follow-up votes -Conservatives' reaction -The President's telephone call to Reagan -Rogers Conservatives -White House treatment -Supreme Court nominees -Taiwan -Forthcoming US-PRC talks Neo-isolationism -The President’s view -UN
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Elmer H. Bobst -Delegates' reaction to vote on Taiwan -Reaction of average voters Louis L. Banks -Fortune magazine -Editorial director of Time -Hedley W. Donovan -Henry A. Grunwald -Haldeman’s view -PRC -Economy -Donovan -Selecting for "Man of the Year" -Banks and Donovan -Donald McI. Kendall's role -Kissinger -Rogers News magazines -Supreme Court nominees -Richard A. Moore -Presidential appointments "Man of the Year" -Possible selection of the President -Kissinger -Timing -President’s forthcoming trips to PRC and Soviet Union -1972 election -Alternatives -Foreign individuals -George E. Allen -Willy Brandt's efforts in 1970 -Time editorial board -Norway Rogers -Forthcoming Congressional testimony -Frank F. Church -Efforts
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Views on the President and Kissinger -Kissinger -The President’s view -UN -PRC -White House treatment -White House comments on the State Department -State Department's comments on the President's policy -Kissinger's actions -Haldeman’s view -Views on PRC -The President’s view -Role in US foreign policy -Haldeman’s view -PRC -Vietnam -PRC -Berlin -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Soviet Union -Relations with State Department -Compared with Kissinger -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view The Administration’s foreign policy advisors -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Rogers -The President’s view -Kissinger -Haldeman’s view -Kissinger -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -UN -Thieu
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Connally -Advice to the President -Calley -Haldeman’s view -Staff selection -Advice to the President -UN -Bush -Staff needs -Advice to the President -Calley -Popular reaction -Cambodia -Haldeman’s view -Street demonstrations -State legislatures UN vote to expel Taiwan -Ziegler's handling -The President's statement -Rogers -PRC -UN -Connally's advice -Bush -Ziegler's statement Ziegler -Performance -Compared to Kissinger -Compared to Herbert G. Klein -James E. Bassett -Background -Haldeman’s view Public relations -The President -Press coverage -Reaction -John F. Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Kissinger -Rogers -Possible conversation with Mitchell Previous State dinner for Tito -Spiro T. Agnew's schedule US Ambassador to Spain -Cornelius V. (“Sonny”) Whitney -Louie B. Nunn Mitchell -The President’s view -Wife Previous State dinner for Tito -Mrs. John E. Swearingen -Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coors -Haldeman’s view -Vocational Guidance Committee -Golden, Colorado Secretary of Agriculture -Committee -Donald E. Johnson -Haldeman's possible conversation with Bryce N. Harlow -The President’s view Veterans Administration [VA] head -Possible retired military officer -Marines -Navy -Army -Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. Agnew -Forthcoming foundation speech -Barry M. Goldwater -Possible controversy -Edith Efron's book [The News Twisters]
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Efron's book -Roscoe Drummond -Sales -Charles W. Colson -Drummond's comments -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -Congress The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Ziegler -Selection of media representatives -Rogers's role -Kissinger's role -Haldeman’s view -Rogers's role -The President’s view Kissinger -Health -Schedule -Proposed meeting with Rogers Rogers -Proposed trip to the Soviet Union -Advance for forthcoming US-Soviet Summit -Role of the Secretary of State -Advance staff -Dwight L. Chapin -Kissinger -Advance for President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -European Security -Normal diplomatic relations -PRC Previous State dinner for Tito -Activities -Dancing -Reception line -President’s previous conversation with Rose Mary Woods -Attendees -White House staff
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Helmut Sonnenfeldt -Kissinger -Haig -The President’s instructions
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Martha (Beall) Mitchell -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -John N. Mitchell
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Wives of Administration officials -Carol (Crothers) Finch -Haldeman’s view -Brigid Peterson -Haldeman’s view
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-The President’s view -Sally Flanigan -Peter G. Peterson -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Wives of public officials -Haldeman’s view Secretary of Agriculture -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Harlow The President's schedule -Arthur F. Burns -Timing -James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft -Timing Scowcroft -Air Force -Haldeman’s view -Compared to Hughes -Requirements for position The President's schedule -Boy Scouts -Silver Buffalo award -The President’s view -Forthcoming meeting with Tito -Arrival ceremony -Honor guard Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 8:40 am. Dog Sanchez left at an unknown time before 9:58 am. The President's schedule -Hotel
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:40 am. Kissinger's location -State Department Congress Bull left at an unknown time after 9:58 am. Kissinger's schedule Conservatives -Comments on the President's policies -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Press conferences -Harry S. Dent -The President's policies -The South -Supreme Court nominees -Textiles -Busing Burns -Actions The President's schedule -Previous meeting with Connally William H. Sullivan Rogers -Loyalties -State Department -Sullivan -The President’s view Kissinger entered at 9:58 am. George P. Shultz -Possible memorandum -The President's forthcoming meeting with Burns
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Haldeman left at 9:58 am. Kissinger -Jet lag -Hughes -Schedule -New York Tito -Visit to US -Previous visit in John F. Kennedy Administration -Lyndon B. Johnson -Photographs -Comment on UN vote to expel Taiwan Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Forthcoming meeting with PRC officials -UN UN -PRC’s role -Taiwan -Possible expulsions -Israel -Portugal -South Africa -US policy Bush -Activities -The President’s view -Colson UN -Delegates' reaction to Taiwan vote -Vote on Taiwan -Timing -Kissinger's previous conversation with Shirley Temple Black -New York Times previous editorial -US policy -PRC
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Soviet Union -Thieu -Europeans -Netherlands -Brandt Bull entered at 10:04 am. The President's schedule -Telephone call from Rogers Bull left at an unknown time before 10:36 am. UN vote to expel Taiwan -New York Times previous editorial -Great Britain -W. Averell Harriman's previous comments on "Today" show -US reaction -Dunkirk -Connally's views -Bush -Harriman -New York Times -Kissinger’s view The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Selection of news media -Wire services -Television -New York Times Kissinger's schedule -Rogers -Forthcoming conversation -Communiqué -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC Tito -Comments on USSR -Leonid I. Brezhnev
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
Europe -Relations with US -UN vote on Taiwan -New York Times editorial -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Norway -Denmark -Iceland -Scandinavian countries -Great Britain -France -Belgium -Italy -Austria UN vote on Taiwan -Recording of delegates reaction -US reaction -Colson -William L. Calley, Jr. court martial Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Rogers -US reaction to UN vote to expel Taiwan -US foreign policy -Rogers's views -Berlin -PRC -The President's view -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Rogers's role -Communiqué -Kissinger’s view -President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -State Department -Kissinger’s previous trip to PRC -The President’s instructions -The President’s view -Soviet Union -India -Japan -Taiwan
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Haig's possible visit US support of the UN -Tito -Haldeman -United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization [UNESCO] -Multi-national aid -Paul G. Hoffman committee [United Nations Development Program] -Kissinger’s view -Views of Connally and Rogers -The President’s instructions -National Security Council [NSC] -Multilateral aid compared to bilateral aid -Congress Previous Senate vote -John Sherman Cooper-Church amendment -Scott -Comments -UN vote on Taiwan -Cooper-Church vote Vietnam -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Possible Congressional action -Article by Foreign Minister of North Vietnam -Future -Thieu -South Vietnamese military capability -Kissinger’s view -Military situation -US Prisoners of war [POWs] -South Vietnamese situation -North Vietnamese situation -Infiltration by North Vietnamese -Flooding -Typhoon Press relations -UN vote to expel Taiwan
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-New York Times -News magazines -The President's forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Press coverage -John F. Kennedy's test ban Polls
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UN vote to expel Taiwan -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey's comments -Chiang Kai-Shek The President's proposed meetings -Europeans -Forthcoming European Summit -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Brandt -Kissinger’s view -Pompidou -Brandt -Edward R.G. Heath US-British relations -Common Market -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Earl of Cromer -US-PRC relations -British-PRC relations -State Department
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-UN -Kissinger’s previous trip to PRC -The President’s view -British relations with Europe -Kissinger’s view Connally's forthcoming trip -Forthcoming memorandum from Kissinger -The President's forthcoming letters to Chiefs of State -Eisaku Sato -Ferdinand E. Marcos -The President’s instructions -NSC -Meetings with f leaders -US Ambassadors -Leonard Unger -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Kissinger's message to Sato's assistant -Lt. Gen. T.N.J. Suharto -Kissinger's preparation of talking paper -Connally's previous television appearance -Kissinger’s view The forthcoming year -1972 election US foreign policy -PRC -Vietnam -Middle East -Soviet Union -Middle East -Kissinger’s view -Israel -Soviet Union -Yitzhak Rabin -International monetary situation -Roles of Kissinger, Shultz, Peterson -Peterson memorandum -Burns's views -Connally's views
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-4 (cont.)
-Popular views -Trade -Europeans -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Shultz -Connally Blount Kissinger left at 10:35 am.
Conversation No. 607-5 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 10:35 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 13-24]
Conversation No. 607-6 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:35 am and 10:36 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-6 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:36 am.
Conversation No. 607-7 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 10:36 am - 10:45 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with William P. Rogers. [See Conversation No. 13-25]
Conversation No. 607-8 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:45 am and 10:46 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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Conv. No. 607-8 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount Bull left at an unknown time before 10:46 am.
Conversation No. 607-9 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 10:45 am and 10:46 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:46 am.
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Conversation No. 607-10 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 10:46 am - 11:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Winton M. (“Red”) Blount and Alexander P. Butterfield; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. Alabamians Post Office -Board of Governors appointments -Confirmation hearings -Hiram L. Fong -Gale W. McGee -Michael J. Mansfield -Hugh Scott -Fong -Blount's previous conversations with Bryce N. Harlow -Harlow's possible conversation with Fong -Fortune 500 -Butterfield's forthcoming conversation with Harlow -The President’s instructions -Partisanship -Blount’s view -Status -Employment -Amount of mail delivered -Blount's replacement -Blount's previous meeting with Robert V. Hansberger -Hansberger -The President’s view -Requirements
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-10 (cont.)
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US Senate -John J. Sparkman -Age -Appearance -The President’s view -Health -Effect -Committee hearings -The President’s view -Vietnam -Blount’s view -Primary election -Potential opponents -Blount’s view -The President’s view -Allen J. Ellender -Age -The President’s view
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-10 (cont.)
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Alabama -The President’s view -George C. Wallace -College football -James B. Allen -The President’s view -Blount’s view -J. Lister Hill -Blount's possible activities -Urbanization -Birmingham -Mobile -Montgomery -“Heart of Dixie” -"Cradle of the Confederacy" -Jefferson Davis Blount -Service with Administration -The President’s view -Letter of resignation -Announcement -Timing -The President's forthcoming response -Announcement -Blount's political plans -Sparkman
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-10 (cont.)
President’s approval rating -Forthcoming trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Economy Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:46 am. Blount Bull left at an unknown time before 11:00 am. Auburn University football team -Ralph (“Shug”) Jordan University of Alabama football team -Paul W. (“Bear”) Bryant Blount's wife Blount and Butterfield left at 11:00 am.
Conversation No. 607-11 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 11:01 am - 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Arthur F. Burns. Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Political plans -John J. Sparkman -Announcement -Timing
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-11 (cont.)
Sparkman -The President’ view -Age -Appearance National economy -Economic indicators -International monetary situation -Henry A. Kissinger's role -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -Peter G. Peterson -Burns’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Gold -Kissinger's views -Willy Brandt -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Edward R.G. Heath -European Common Market -France -Middle East policy France -Burns’s view -Popular opinion -The President's relations with Pompidou An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:01 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:30 am. France -The President's previous meeting with Pompidou in New York -Chicago -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger's relationship with Valery Giscard D'estang
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-11 (cont.)
National economy -Economic indicators -Burns’s view -Charles W. Colson's possible arrangements for dinner -Gustave L. Levy -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -Previous dinner -Liquidity -Money supply -Critics of the rate of growth -Unemployment -The President’s view -Connally's views -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Interest rates -Burns’s views -Liquidity -Banks -Corporations -1960s -The President’s view -Capital investment -Prospects for 1972 -Recession -Recovery -The President's program -George Meany -Possible action -Burns’s view -Possible speech by the President -Wage and price freeze -1972 election -Burns’s view -Business Council -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Criticism -Profits -The President's statement to unknown steel worker -Detroit -Meany -Participation
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-11 (cont.)
-The President’s view International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Leadership position -Burns's conversations -Great Britain -Germany -France -Pierre-Paul Schweitzer -Burns’s views Alcoholic drinks -The President -Public speaking -Political campaigns -State dinners -Josip Broz Tito -The President’s view -Yugoslavia -Burns's experience -The President IMF -Leadership position -Jelle Zijlstra -Connally's dispute with Burns -Burns's research -Burns's previous conversation with Connally -Burns's credibility -Connally’s credibility -Connally's Views -Possible meeting with Connally -Conversations -Views on US economy -Rate of appreciation -Balance of payments -IMF -Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development [OECD] -Burns’s views -Paul A. Volcker
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-11 (cont.)
An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:01 am. [Unintelligible] The unknown person entered at an unknown time before 11:30 am. Connally -Burns’s view Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Vacancies -Andrew F. Brimmer -President’s previous conversation with William P. Rogers -Possible role with administration -United Nations [UN] -Appointments -Carl Thompson -Burns’s view -Biographical sketch -The President’s view -Connally's views -Texas -Requirements -Unknown man from Atlanta -Martin C. (“Marty”) Anderson -Burns’s view -Timing -Burns's forthcoming conversation with Frederic V. Malek -Burns's possible conversation with Connally Burns's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger Burns left at 11:30 am.
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 607-12 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:30 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Clifford M. Hardin Bull left at an unknown time before 11:33 am.
Conversation No. 607-13 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:30 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with White House operator. [See Conversation No. 13-26]
Conversation No. 607-14 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 11:33 am - 12:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William D. Ruckelshaus, John D. Ehrlichman, and John C. Whitaker; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. Greetings
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-14 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Boy Scouts The President talked with Glenn Davis between 11:34 am and 11:35 am. [Conversation No. 607-14A] [See Conversation No. 13-27] [End of telephone conversation] Certificates -High school Ruckelshaus -Duties -Indiana -Vance Hartke -The President’s view -Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Ruckelhaus’s view -The President’s view Presentation of gifts by the President Boy Scouts Ruckelshaus left at 11:36 am. Secretary of Agriculture -Possible announcement -Timing -Timing of Clifford M. Hardin's resignation -Donald E. Johnson -Possible views of Farm Bureau -Frank Willoby -Agribusiness -Robert R. Spitzer -Roger Fleming -Clarence D. Palmby -The President’s view
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-14 (cont.)
-Earl L. Butz -Johnson -Palmby -Farm Bureau -Requirements -Bryce N. Harlow -Ehrlichman’s view -Confirmation -Possible reaction by farmers Hardin entered at 11:39 am. -Hardin's resignation -Successor -Timing of announcement -Farm union -Farm Bureau -Charles M. Teague -Jack R. Miller -Hardin's forthcoming trip to Turkey Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO] -Forthcoming conference in Rome -Announcement of Hardin’s resignation -Hardin’s forthcoming trip to Turkey -Previous conference -International Labor Organization [ILO] -George Meany Grain sale to the Soviet Union -Amount of sale -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Thomas W. (“Teddy”) Gleason -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s possible role -James D. Hodgson -George P. Shultz's comments -Hodgson's views -National Security Council [NSC] -Charles W. Colson's possible role -Jesse M. Calhoon -Price of corn
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-14 (cont.)
-Possible administration action -Great Britain -Duluth -Chicago -Great Lakes -The President’s instructions -Colson -Hodgson -Haig -Continental Grain's statement -Gleason -Haig's possible conversation with Hodgson -The President’s view -Value -Future -US-Soviet relations -Palmby -Gleason -Possible administration actions -Haig -Henry A. Kissinger -Hodgson -Colson -“Hardhats” -Calhoun -Embargoes -Special grain price -Kansas City -Shippers -Continental grain -Previous grain sale to Soviet Union -1963 -John F. Kennedy -Wheat -US bonds -Shipping -Use of Agriculture Department funds -Seafarers' union -Diversion of Continental Grain shipments -Rotterdam -Berlin
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-14 (cont.)
Secretary of Agriculture -Hardin's successor -J. Phil Campbell -Hardin’s view -Political plans -Georgia -Fire ants -Palmby -Hardin’s view -Campbell -Farm Bureau -Richard E. Lyng -Palmby -Claude W. Gifford -Hardin’s view -Butz -Hardin’s view -Ezra Taft Benson -Nebraska -John A. Love -Hardin’s views -Robert C. Hill -Hardin’s view -The President’s view -Johnson -Hardin’s view -Iowa -Views of Farm Bureau -Veterans Administration [VA] -The President’s view -Clayton K. Yeutter -Hardin’s view -Background -Role at Department of Agriculture -Palmby -John N. Mitchell -Campaign -Ehrlichman’s view -Wife -Hardin's wife
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 607-14 (cont.)
-South America -Previous conversation with Hardin -Farm Bureau -William H. Rehnquist -Background and experience -Requirements -The President’s view -Yeutter -Whitaker’s previous conversation with Harlow -Experience -The President’s view -Ehrlichman’s view -South America -Congress -Roman L. Hruska -Mitchell -Relations with Norbert Tieman -Potential -Harlow -Forthcoming meeting between Hardin and the President -Palmby -The President’s view -Hardin's tenure in office -Possible comments by White House and Hardin Hardin's wife Hardin, et al. left and Stephen B. Bull and Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 12:13 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Boy Scouts -Photograph -Presentation of Silver Buffalo Award -White House tour Bull left at an unknown time before 12:14 pm. Unknown photographer -Birth of daughter Ziegler left at 12:14 pm.
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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William Harrison Fetridge, John W. Starr, Walter L. Lingle, Jr., Alden G. Barber, Tony Allen, Paul Grimes, Kevin Ivery, Dennis L. Spencer, Robert L. Avery, Robert Meek, Grant Soukup, Darry L. Bellard, Michael S. Jones, Kenneth Spann, Ehrlichman, William F. Rhatican, and Bull [?] entered; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. Introductions -Mount Vernon, Virginia -New York -Washington, DC -California -Philadelphia -Baltimore -Baltimore Orioles -Baltimore Colts Arrangements for photograph Presentation of Silver Buffalo award Presentation of certificate by the President -Operation Reach -Lingle -Athletes' efforts against drug abuse -World Series -Football Presentation of gifts by the President Tour of the White House -Mrs. [Michael J.?] Farrell The President's schedule Photographer's baby daughter -Associated Press [AP] -Presentation of gifts by the President -Photographer's wife Fetridge, et al. left at 12:25 pm.
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Conversation No. 607-15 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 12:25 pm - 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Marjorie (“Miss Wool”) Sharp -Sherman P. Lloyd Bull left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 607-16 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 12:27 pm - 12:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sherman P. Lloyd, Marjorie Sharp, [Forename unknown] McCormick, Edwin E. Marsh, and John E. Nidecker; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. Introductions Marjorie Sharp -University of Utah -Mormon pioneers -Grandfather Presentation to the President of sheep skin -Camp David -Australia
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Presentation of gifts by the President White House tour Sharp, et al. left at 12:32 pm. Carroll Kilpatrick, Mary Jo Kilpatrick, Frank Kilpatrick, and Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 12:33 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. University backgrounds -Medical School -University of Wisconsin -University of Vermont Southern accents -North Carolina -The President’s education at Duke University -South Carolina Presentation of gifts by the President Medicine -Pediatrics -General practice -The President’s view -Psychosomatic illness Kilpatrick, et al. left at 12:35 pm.
Conversation No. 607-17 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:35 pm and 12:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with John R. Price, Jr.
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Sheep skin Bull left at an unknown time before 12:36 pm. The President left at 12:36 pm.
Conversation No. 607-18 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 12:36 pm - 12:59 pm Location: Oval Office John D. Ehrlichman met with John R. Price, Jr.; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of this meeting. Sheep skin The President entered at an unknown time after 12:36 pm. Arrangements for photographs Gail Robinson -The President’s view -Experience -"Lucia di Lammermoor" -Franco Corelli
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Domestic Council -Policy formulation -New towns/national growth policy
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:36 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with James D. (“Don”) Hughes Bull left at an unknown time before 12:59 pm.
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Price's experience as an Administration official
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Presentation of gifts by the President Price’s experience as an Administration official -Welfare reform -Camp David
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Terence Cardinal Cooke -Al Smith dinner -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -The President's schedule Price and Ehrlichman left at 12:59 pm.
Conversation No. 607-19 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 12:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. [Unintelligible] The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB]
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Sanchez left at 12:59 pm.
Conversation No. 607-20 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 1:00 pm - 1:06 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with James D. (“Don”) Hughes and Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft. Hughes's forthcoming assignment -Bergstrom Air Force Base -Austin, Texas -9th Air Force -University of Texas -Bette Hughes Hughes's role on White House staff -The President’s view -Camp David -Cabinet officers -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Constance M. Stuart -Lucy A. Winchester Military aides -John V. Brennan -Vernon C. Coffey, Jr. -Coast Guard -Duties -Florida -California Scowcroft’s domestic situation -Wife -Home -Bethesda, Maryland
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Hughes's schedule -Timing of departure -Scowcroft’s promotion The President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Coffey -Scowcroft -Henry A. Kissinger Scowcroft and Hughes left at 1:06 pm.
Conversation No. 607-21 Date: October 29, 1971 Time: 1:06 pm - 1:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Forthcoming event -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Stephen B. Bull -Boy Scouts -The President’s view Secretary of Agriculture -John D. Ehrlichman -Clayton K. Yeutter -Age -Clifford M. Hardin's views White House staff -Age -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Ronald L. Ziegler -Dwight L. Chapin
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-Daniel Patrick Moynihan -Walt Disney organization -Haldeman's previous conversation with unknown man at Disney World -Youth compared to age -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible conversation with William P. Rogers Secretary of Agriculture -Donald E. Johnson -Bryce N. Harlow's views -Department of Agriculture staff -Farm organizations -Harlow -Hardin's views -Clarence D. Palmby -Harlow's views -Harlow -Qualifications -Haldeman’s view -John B. Connally -Henry L. Bellmon Arthur F. Burns -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Forthcoming meeting with Frederic V. Malek The President -Possible vacation -Golf United Nations [UN] vote to expel Taiwan Israel -Rogers -Previous conversation with John N. Mitchell -UN -Arab countries -New York Rogers
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-Forthcoming vacation -The President’s previous meeting with Burns, Connally and George P. Shultz -Haldeman’s view -Compared to Kissinger -John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Charity event [Unintelligible] The President and Haldeman left at 1:28 pm.