613

Date: 
Nov 02, 1971 - Nov 04, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 613-1 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 13-76]
Conversation No. 613-2 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: 3:07 pm - 3:11 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with George P. Shultz. [See Conversation No. 13-77]
Conversation No. 613-3 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: 3:15 pm - 3:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Weather -Visit by Australians Press -New York Times Editorial Board -Henry A. Kissinger -The President’s conversation with William McMahon -People's Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-3 (cont.)
Republics [USSR] -Relations with the White House Kissinger -Allegations -State Department -Meeting with staff, John N. Mitchell State Department -William P. Rogers -Smith Hempstone, Jr. -George Sherman -Kissinger -Time magazine -Article Kissinger's schedule -Possible appearances -Timing -PRC and USSR trips The President's foreign policy -Credit -The President -Kissinger and Rogers -Foreign aid program -Continuing resolution -Vietnam -Troop withdrawal announcement -The President's forthcoming trip to the PRC -Need for balance -Staff -Foreign aid program -Rogers -Testimony -Senate vote -Family Assistance Plan -Press coverage -Kissinger Intellectual liberals
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-3 (cont.)
-Balance The President's recent call to Rogers -William McMahon -Conversation with the President -Vietnam -US troop withdrawal -Kissinger -Press -Ronald L. Ziegler Pay Board -George P. Shultz The President's schedule, November 3, 1971 Corn shipment Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:15 pm. The President's schedule -Eliot L Richardson Bull left at an unknown time before 3:37 pm. The President's leadership -Bryce N. Harlow -Lyndon B. Johnson -United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan, Republic of China -Foreign aid -Kissinger -PRC, USSR -The President's opponents -Insistence on consistency -Conservatives -Liberals -Treatment of Edward M. Kennedy United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan -Kissinger -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s activities
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-3 (cont.)
-Kissinger's schedule The President and Haldeman left at 3:37 pm.
Conversation No. 613-4 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:35 pm and 4:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule -Previous trips to Australia
Conversation No. 613-5 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: 4:40 pm - 5:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Agriculture Department -J. Philip Campbell -Trading stock -Arnold R. Weber's negotiations -Clifford M. Hardin's replacement -Possible meeting with the press -Possible statement on government reorganization -Farm organizations Government reorganization -Department of Agriculture -Prospects
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
-Labor Department -Titles of Cabinet Secretaries -Secretary of State -Term, “Counselor” -Attorney General -Postmaster General -Secretary of Defense -Department of Community Development -Secretary of Transportation -John A. Volpe Volpe -Ehrlichman's conversation with Dwight A. Ink -Ambassadorship to Italy -Highway interests -Italian elections -Emilio Colombo -William P. Rogers's view -Timing -Italian elections Government reorganization -Titles of Cabinet Secretaries -“Counselor to the President” -Secretary of State -Administrators Agriculture Department -[Clayton Yeutter] -Meeting with Ehrlichman, November 1, 1971 -Roman L. Hruska -John N. Mitchell -Relationship with Carl T. Curtis Curtis -Wife -Ehrlichman's conversation with Bryce N. Harlow -The President's schedule Agriculture Department -Earl L. Butz
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
-[Yeutter] -Present position -Department of Agriculture -Branch -Compared to Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD -Farm J. Edgar Hoover -Princeton University conference -Call for probe of Federal Bureau of Investigations [FBI] -Joseph Kraft's column, November 2, 1971 -Possible attack on the FBI -Congress -Tone of presentation -Tenure in office -Possible departure -Announcement -Timing -Ehrlichman's possible conversation with William H. Sullivan -Sullivan's possible role with the administration -Mitchell -The President's possible conversation with Hoover -1972 campaign Rose Mary Woods talked with the President at an unknown time between 4:40 pm and 5:13 pm. [Conversation No. 613-5A] [See Conversation No. 13-78] [End of telephone conversation] Hoover -Tenure in office -The President's possible conversation with Hoover -Transition -1972 campaign -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Mitchell
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
Pentagon Papers -White House response -John G. Tower -Government of South Vietnam -W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Ngo Dinh Diem - Lt. Gen. Duong Van (“Big Minh”) Minh -Roger Hilsman -Dean Rusk -Robert S. McNamara -Henry Cabot Lodge -Coup -Diem -Successor -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] Station Chief -State Department -Defense Department -CIA -Richard M. Helms -John A. McCone -William E. Colby -Agency for International Development [AID] -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman -Son, Jonathan Colby -Tricia Nixon Cox's wedding -Princeton University -Meeting with Ehrlichman in Vietnam -George P. Shultz -Schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Ehrlichman Hoover -Mitchell's call to Ehrlichman -Trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] Agriculture Department -Harlow -Conversation with John C. Whitaker Government reorganization -Titles
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
-Agriculture Department -Hardin's replacement -Volpe -George W. Romney -Rogers C. B. Morton Richard H. Poff -Bill [Surname unknown] -John L. McClellan Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:40 pm. Henry A. Kissinger's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 5:13 pm. Value Added Tax [VAT] -Ehrlichman's conversation with Shultz -Possible rate -Budget -Shultz's view -Domestic initiative Domestic program -Revenue sharing -Environment -Government reorganization -Congress -Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:40 pm. The President's schedule -Kissinger -Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 5:13 pm. VAT -Preparation
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
-Michigan Daniel Ellsberg -Andrew Coyne's article -News summary -Indiana University -CIA psychoanalysis Busing -Possible constitutional amendment -Pending Congressional vote -South -Democrats -Amendment on higher education bill -Edward L. Morgan's group's activities -Louis P. Harris poll -Domestic Council -Possible constitutional amendment -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy and Jackson -Morgan -Philip A. Hart -Recall petition Frank F. Church -Recall petition Hart -Recall petition -Robert P. Griffin Busing -Blacks' view -Popular opinion
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10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
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-Views of Daniel P. Moynihan's friend from Johns Hopkins University Race relations Kissinger entered at 5:13 pm. -Universities -Black studies -Impact -University of Washington -Quotas -White man's suit -Judge's ruling The President's forthcoming meeting with Gerald R. Ford and Leslie C. Arends -Kissinger's conversation with Clark MacGregor -Vietnam Ehrlichman left at 5:20 pm. -Troop withdrawal -Deadline -Handling -Advance talk Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:20 pm. The President's schedule -Ford and Arends Bull left at an unknown time before 5:24 pm. The President's forthcoming meeting with Ford and Arends -Vietnam -Troop withdrawal
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-5 (cont.)
-Deadline -Kissinger's schedule -MacGregor -Foreign aid -H. R. Haldeman -Kissinger's conversation with MacGregor -Kissinger’s role -Vietnam -Negotiations -North Vietnamese Foreign Minister's article -Political situation in House of Representatives -Public feeling -Votes -MacGregor Kissinger left at 5:24 pm.
Conversation No. 613-6 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: 5:25 pm - 6:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends, Clark MacGregor, Henry A. Kissinger, Richard K. Cook and Ronald L. Ziegler; Stephen B. Bull and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Ford -Schedule [Seating arrangements] Arends's district Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Political situation in House of Representatives -October 19, 1971 vote
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Chart -April 1, 1971 vote -Draft bill -Withdrawal deadline -Democrats -Republicans -Procurement Bill -Michael J. Mansfield Amendment -MacGregor -Schedule -Rate -Numbers -Need for secrecy in meeting -Negotiations -Status -Troop withdrawal -Timing -Announcement -Prisoners of war [POWs] -North Vietnamese strategy -US Air Force -POWs -Ceasefire -South Vietnamese military capability -Casualties -POWs -Hanoi -Possible number -Missing in action [MIAs] -Negotiations -Kissinger’s experience -North Vietnamese strategy -The President's cease-fire offer -Military aid -POWs -Deadline -Aid -Nguyen Van Thieu -Political settlement -Laos and Cambodia -POWs
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Possible military operations -Blockade -North Vietnam -Bombing -Escalation -Political situation in House of Representatives -Possible action -Rate of troop withdrawal -Recent average -Status of the war -POWs -1972 election -USS Pueblo -Negotiations -Political situation in House of Representatives -Timing of vote -Negotiations -Political situation in House of Representatives -Speaker -The President's forthcoming statement -Timing -Negotiations -The President's opponents -Historical record -Activities -Possible House action -Conferees -Political situation in House of Representatives -Carl B. Albert -Possible delay in action -Lewis Deschler -Pending legislation -Mansfield Amendment -Rhodesian chrome amendment -Gordon L. Allott -Military pay raise amendment -Charles McC. Mathias -Government employees comparability pay raise amendment Rhodesian chrome -State Department
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
Vietnam -Political situation in House of Representatives -Pending legislation -Rules Committee -Appropriations bill -Delay -George H. Mahon -Albert -Otto E. Passman -Foreign aid bill -Timing Foreign aid program -Possible continuing resolution -Albert, Mahon, Frank T. Bow, Ford -House actions -Timing -Mansfield Amendment -Mahon and Bow -Allen J. Ellender and Mansfield -Appropriations bill -Passman's scheduling An unknown person [Manolo Sanchez?] entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 6:22 pm. -Possible continuing resolution -Dr. John A. Hannah -Stuart Symington and Lowell P. Weicker -Frank F. Church's views -Humanitarian -Israel -Importance -National security -William P. Rogers -Korea, Thailand -Treaty obligations
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-South Vietnam, Thailand, Japan -Mansfield amendment -Possible continuing resolution -Legislative strategy -Senate vote, October 29, 1971 -Marshall Plan -Robert J. Dole -Administration efforts -Football analogy -George D. Aiken -Previous votes on amendments -Democrats on Foreign Relations Committee -Edward M. Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, George S. McGovern and Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson Vietnam -Republicans' support of, 1960-68 -Historical record -Views of the President's congressional opponents -Robert L. Leggett Foreign aid program -Popular opinion -Marshall Plan -Arends's vote in 1947 -Chicago Tribune -Theodore Roosevelt -Democrats' views Vietnam -Democrats -Responsibility -Actions -The President's actions -Reduction of forces, casualties -Leggett's speech -Democrats -Humphrey, Muskie and Kennedy -Ngo Dinh Diem's murder -John F. Kennedy -Troop withdrawal announcement
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Rate -Forthcoming announcement -Timing Foreign aid program -Arends’s possible action -MacGregor -Possible continuing resolution -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Possible Senate action -Rogers -Statement -Forthcoming meeting with Senate Committee on Foreign Relations -Bill -Senate liberals -Israel -Aid -Military compared to humanitarian -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Greece, Turkey, Israel and South Vietnam -US allies -Internal governments -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -November 15, 1971 -Handling -Democrats voting for the President's program -Forthcoming election -The President’s endorsements -Republicans -Mathias -MacGregor's possible meeting with Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Republican National Committee House of Representatives -Southern Democrats -Budget Busing -Grand Rapids judge, Albert J. Engle, Jr. -Order
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Father, Albert J. Engle -Order -John N. Mitchell -Conversation with Ford -Possible intervention -Supreme Court -Department of Justice -White House response -Mitchell and John D. Ehrlichman -The South -Order -Suburban school districts -Number -Public opinion Philip A. Hart -Recall petition Busing -Possible Justice Department intervention -Grand Rapids case -MacGregor -Possible constitutional amendment -Democrats -Forthcoming vote -Grand Rapids case -Mitchell -Judge Engle -Discontinuation of order -Possible consequence Vietnam -POWs -1972 election -Negotiations -Mansfield Amendment -US options -Bombing -Cambodia and Laos -POWs
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
Foreign aid program -The President’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Announcement -Timing -Possible continuing resolution -Timing of vote Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -Troop withdrawal -Rate -Impact -Deadline University of Michigan -Football game previous week [General conversation] Arends’s possible conversation with Peter M. Flanigan -Dean Burch Ford, Arends, MacGregor, Cook and Ziegler left at 6:22 pm. MacGregor Vietnam -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -Foreign aid program -Possible continuing resolution -Troop withdrawal -Rate -Possible reaction -Doves -Ford and Arends -Doves Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:22 pm.
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
Oval Office -Rose Mary Woods -Paintings Bull left at an unknown time before 6:53 pm. Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Deadline -Consequence -POWs -The President's conversation with Josip Broz Tito -Hawks -Recent meeting -The President’s allies -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -Foreign aid -Mansfield Resolution -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho -W[illiam] Averell Harriman's possible action -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Paris -Senate's possible reaction -US options -Publicity -US strategy -North Vietnam -Dilatory line -USSR -September 13, 1971 action -US strategy -Congress’s actions -Timing -Meetings -Draft -William J. Porter -Liaison office -POWs
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Blockade -The President’s forthcoming trip to PRC, USSR -POWs -1972 election -North Vietnamese strategy -Soviets -Communist Party talks -Transcript -Summit -The President’s reelection -Previous US actions -Cambodia -Withdrawal -Negotiations -May 14, 1969 speech -February 1969 -Bombing -Possible US military action -1972 election -Bombing -POWs -Timing -Options -Bombing -Blockade -Timing -1972 election -Blockade -USSR -Bombing -Negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Foreign aid program -Possible continuing resolution -Senate -Xuan Thuy -Prospects -Mansfield Resolution -The President's Senate opponents -Actions -Compared to the President’s 1952 comments
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Frequency of introduction -Mansfield -Pentagon Papers -Ngo Dinh Diem murder -Thieu -Election -John Kennedy, McGeorge Bundy, Dean Rusk, Roger Hilsman and Henry Cabot Lodge -Rusk -Cables -Harriman -The President's opponents -Demonstrations -The President's press conference of September 16, 1971 -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s trip to South Vietnam -State Department -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -The President's September 16 press conference -Significance -Bureaucracy -Reaction to the President’s successors UN vote on Taiwan, Republic of China -The President's statement -The President's opponents' reaction -US activities -News magazines' coverage -Edward Kennedy's speech -US popular opinion -Reaction to UN conduct -The President’s reaction -Ronald L. Ziegler’s statement -Kissinger's previous trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Timing -Foreign aid -Continuing resolution The President's successes -Kissinger's staff meeting -White House action -Number of participants
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Press -Bureaucracy UN vote on Taiwan -The President's statement -Press reaction -Ronald W. Reagan The President's opponents -Liberals Possible Presidents -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Views regarding John W. Gardner -Democrats -Jackson -Reagan Vietnam -Negotiations -Foreign aid program -Possible continuing resolution -Kissinger's previous trip to the PRC -Backgrounders -Alternatives -The President's note to Tito -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Content -Tito -POWs -Thieu Middle East -Kissinger's negotiations -Timing -Dobrynin -State Department -The President’s possible handling -Israel -Phantoms -USSR
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Diplomatic leverage -The President's forthcoming conversations -William P. Rogers and John N. Mitchell -Kissinger's forthcoming conversations -Dobrynin -Mitchell -Yitzhak Rabin -Kissinger’s forthcoming recommendations -Timing World War I -Australian casualties -Gallipoli -New Zealand -World War II Vietnam -Casualties -1970 election -Senators -Indiana -George A. Murphy and Robert H. Finch -Ralph T. Smith of Illinois -John V. Tunney -Murphy -Finch and Reagan -Murphy The President's foreign policy -International monetary policy -UN vote, foreign aid vote -Press reaction Kissinger's schedule -New York Times Editorial Board -John B. Oakes -Washington Star The President's forthcoming trip to the PRC -Kissinger's schedule -1972 election
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
-Television -Chicago New York Times -Pentagon Papers -Oakes -Kissinger's schedule -William McMahon's comments -Editorial Board -Daniel Schwarz -Abraham M. Rosenthal -Kissinger's schedule -Oakes The President’s schedule -Forthcoming state dinner for McMahon
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AUSTRALIA
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 14 ***************************************************************** The President and Kissinger left at 6:55 pm.
Conversation No. 613-7 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:55 pm and 6:58 pm
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-6 (cont.)
Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President's schedule -Rose Mary Woods Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:55 pm. -The President's location Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:58 pm. [Unintelligible] The unknown people left and the President and unknown men entered at an unknown time.
State Dinner, November 2, 1971 The President and the unknown men left at an unknown time before 6:58 p.m.
Conversation No. 613-8 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: 6:58 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown man. The President's schedule -Unknown trip -Unknown people
Conversation No. 613-9 Date: November 2, 1971 Time: Unknown between 7:00 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-9 (cont.)
An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation] Unknown people entered at an unknown time. The President's schedule -Residence The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
Conversation No. 613-10 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 8:09 am - 8:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Tapings Butterfield left at 8:12 am.
Conversation No. 613-11 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 8:21 am - 8:22 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Requested George P. Shultz and Charles W. Colson be asked to join him
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Butterfield left at 8:22 am..
Conversation No. 613-12 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 8:24 am - 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson and George P. Shultz. National economy -Pay Board -News stories -News summaries -Leonard Woodcock -Business’s proposition -Daniel L. Schorr's story -Colson's meeting with Weldon L[amar] Mathis, teamster -Schorr's story -Paul A. Porter -Administration strategy -Possible agreement -Administration strategy -George Meany's possible action -Arnold R. Weber -Possible extension of freeze -Duration -Status of freeze -Teachers -Auto workers -Colson's possible conversation with Jay Lovestone -Rate of wage increase -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Assumptions -CPI -Inflation Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 8:24 am. The President's schedule
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
The unknown man left at an unknown time before 9:14 am. National economy -Rate of wage increase -Inflation -Productivity -Mathis -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Views regarding Woodcock's formula -Meany -Pay Board -Colson's conversation with Fitzsimmons The President’s possible television appearance -Schorr's story, November 3, 1971 Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Schorr -Colson’s conversation with Frank Stanton -Cable television -Schorr National economy -Freeze -Wholesale Price Index [WPI] -Paul W. McCracken's analysis -Interest rates -Inflation -New York Times story -Automobile sales -Wall Street Journal -Unemployment -Stock market -Washington Post story -Employment -Seasonal -The President’s conversation with Colson -Private sector -Unemployment -Status -Money supply
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Arthur F. Burns's view -Shultz's call to Milton Friedman, November 3, 1971 -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Freeze -Effect -Friedman’s view -Extension -Money supply -Peter M. Flanigan's possible actions -Call to brokers -Burns -Gustave L. Levy -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -The President's possible memorandum to Burns -Burns -William Jennings Bryant -Greenback Party -Leonard S. Silk's article in the New York Times, November 3, 1971 -Colson's possible actions -William L. Safire -Silk -Silk's article -The President's forthcoming memorandum to Burns -Silk's article -Burns’s committee -Interest rates -Monetary school -Decline -Effect on money supply -Economic indicators -WPI -CPI -Inflation -Burns -Shultz's talk at Calvin Bullock Forum, November 4, 1971 -Pay Board -Schorr's story -Shultz's previous conversation with Stanton -WPI -Freeze -Effect
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Inflation -Economic expansion -Money supply -The President's forthcoming letter to Burns The President dictated a letter to Arthur F. Burns at an unknown time between 8:24 am and 9:07 am. [Conversation No. 613-12A] National economy -Money supply -Silk's article -Committee on interest rates -Calls to the President -Timing -Quadriad meeting -Wall Street -FRB policy -Comparison to 1959-60 period -William McChesney Martin -1960 election -Elections -Interest rates, cost of living -Unemployment -Inflation -FRB -Economic expansion -1972 -Compared to 1960 -Distribution -Quadriad -John B. Connally -Concerns -Financial communities -New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta -Silk [End of dictation] National economy
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Money supply -Burns -Effect on interest rates -The President’s letter to Burns -The President's letter to Burns -Silk -Burns's possible reaction -The record -Economic indicators -The President’s conversation with Colson, November 3, 1971 -Shultz -James D. Hodgson -Status -Stock market, WPI, retail credit, automobile sales, unemployment -Burns -Trade deficit -Freeze -Prices -Unemployment -Shultz's role -Burns -Budget -Construction funds -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -Third quarter statistics -Retail sales figures for August -Statistics -Budgets during Lyndon B. Johnson's administration -Importance -Wilson Allen Wallis of the University of Rochester -Schedule -Indira Gandhi dinner -The President -Commission on Statistics report -Economic indicators -Third quarter -Retail sales -Inventories -Trade -Exports -Gross National Product [GNP]
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Rates of increase -Figures -Money supply -Retail sales Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 8:24 am. The President's schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:07 am.
The President talked with an unknown man [H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman?] at an unknown time between 8:24 am and 9:07 am. [Conversation No. 613-12B] The President's schedule -Rose Mary Woods James R. (“Jimmy”) Hoffa [William?] Loeb [End of telephone conversation] Robert H. Finch -Forthcoming trip to Latin America -Shultz's conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller Rose Mary Woods entered at an unknown time after 8:24 am. The President's letter to Burns -The President's review Woods left at an unknown time before 9:07 am. National economy -Money supply -The President's letter to Burns Silk
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-The President's friends in New York -J. Donald Rollins -Burns -Elections -Shultz's forthcoming conversation with Friedman -Soviet corn deal -Negotiations -Status -Possible announcement Canada -Negotiations with the US -Paul A. Volcker -The President's conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -Peter G. Peterson and Shultz Latin America -Connally's schedule -Proposed action -Timing Shultz left at 9:07 am. Hoffa -Loeb -Clark Mollenhoff -Relations with Colson -Possible conversation with Colson -Conditions -Labor movement -Parole -Executive clemency -Forthcoming book -The President’s treatment of organized crime -Possible conversation with Colson -Parole Board -Possible parole -Summer 1972 National economy -Money supply
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-The President's letter to Burns -Burns -Trip to New York -Calvin Bullock Forum -Possible dinner -Flanigan -Flanigan’s call to Colson, November 4, 1971 -Colson -New York -Schorr CBS -Schorr -Stanton National economy -Pay Board -Schorr Congress -Clark MacGregor's views -Press reports -J. William Fulbright and Michael J. Mansfield Haldeman entered at 9:14 am. Public broadcasting -Flanigan -Congress -Possible cut in funds -Personnel changes -Possible staff changes -Frank Pace, Jr. -John W. Macy, Jr. -Pace -Abuses -Dossier -Flanigan's schedule -Pace, John D. (“Jack”) Wrather, Jr. and Fred? Coe -Possible attacks -Samuel L. Devine
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Investigation -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown -William J. Scherle -Tricia Nixon Cox -Funding -Possible personnel changes White House staff -Russell E. Train's statement regarding environment and national security -John D. Ehrlichman and John C. Whitaker -Story -Court -Kissinger Environment -National security -Environmentalists -Train's statement -Story Shultz -McCracken -Hodgson -Possible statement on national economy -WPI Vietnam -Melvin R. Laird -Casualty figures -Casualties -Reporting method -Laird National economy -Possible news stories -Money supply -Automobile sales -Psychological effect -GNP -Third quarter -Shultz
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Money supply -The President letter to Burns Colson left at 9:20 am. -Arthur B. Laffer -Shultz -Flanigan -Burns -Burns -Visit to New York -Money supply question
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The President's schedule -Luis Echeverria Alvarez -Houston -State Dinner -Miami -Willy Brandt -Echeverria -State Dinner -San Diego -Washington, DC -Houston -Trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Theodore H. White -Possible attendance -Possible conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Time-Life meeting -Timing -Decision regarding the President -Henry A. Grunwald -Hedley W. Donovan -Newsweek White House relations with press -Time and Newsweek -Supreme Court story -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Henry Hubbard -Time magazine -The President's conversation with Ehrlichman -Supreme Court story News magazines -Effect of economic freeze -Costs -Press -Escalators -Pay rate Foreign aid program -The President's schedule -Allen J. Ellender dinner -Cooper-Church Amendment -William P. Rogers -White House reaction -Committee bill -Senate -Vietnam -Troop withdrawal rate -The President's possible actions -Mansfield breakfast -MacGregor ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable]
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
[Duration: 26s ]
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Administration staff -Age -Undersecretary of Agriculture -Commerce -Peter G. Peterson -Compared to the President -Mitchell -Secretary of Agriculture -Earl L. Butz -Age -Name -Bryce N. Harlow -Butz -Qualities -Harlow National economy -Figures Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:20 am. Unknown man [Kissinger?] -Meeting with the President Bull left at an unknown time before 9:35 am. Kissinger -Media -United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Haldeman’s conversation with Kissinger -Maxine Cheshire -Haldeman’s conversation with Kissinger
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Julie Nixon Eisenhower Vietnam -Troop withdrawal -Announcement The President's schedule -December 1971 White House staff -Morale -Colson -MacGregor -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Wage and price boards -Public reaction Henry A. Kissinger entered at 9:35 am. Memorandum [Indira Gandhi] Haig Kissinger's schedule -Florida -Washington Star The President's schedule -Florida -Mitchell -Kissinger -Schedule -Haig -W. Kenneth Riland -Foreign policy concern Rose Mary Woods entered at 9:37 am. -Schedule
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Washington Star lunch
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-Florida -Woods -Riland The President’s letter to Riland Woods left at 9:39 am. Haldeman left at 9:40 am. India-Pakistan relations -Pakistani military disposition -Unilateral withdrawal -The President's forthcoming conversation with Mrs. Gandhi -Arms supply -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan's proposals -Unilateral withdrawal -Mujibur Rahman -Possible meeting with Bangladesh leader -US-Indian relations -Diplomatic relations -Treaty -Ideals -Progress, peace -US objectives -US actions
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-Relief, civilian government, amnesty, unilateral withdrawal -Soviet-Indian Friendship Pact -India’s non-aligned status -Possible conflict with Pakistan -Gandhi's forthcoming conversation with Rogers, November 5. 1971 -Mujibur -Release -Possible effect -Yahya Khan The PRC -Compared to Indians Kissinger's dinner at Joseph W. Alsop's -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Views regarding other Democrats -Previous comments -Timing -Vietnam -Edmund S. Muskie -Foreign aid -Comments regarding the President -Stewart Alsop Joseph Alsop -Conversations with Kissinger -Comments regarding the President -Gerald R. Ford, Leslie C. Arends The President -Conversation with Josip Broz Tito -Unknown writing India-Pakistan -Pakistani proposals -International relief -Amnesty -Mujibur Rahman -Civilian government -Arms supply -Unilateral withdrawal
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
-The President's forthcoming conversation with Gandhi -Yahya Khan -India's options -Accommodation -Compared to war
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INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS
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-Ganhi -Indian press -The President's forthcoming conversations with Gandhi -Tone
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INDIA
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43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-12 (cont.)
Kissinger left at 9:50 am.
Conversation No. 613-13 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 9:57 am - 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
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An unknown man [Alexander P. Butterfield?] entered at an unknown time after 9:57 am The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:00 am
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President and Mrs. Nixon left at 10:00 am.
Conversation No. 613-14 Date: November 4, 1971
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-13 (cont.)
Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:29 am Location: Oval Office
An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 613-15 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 10:29 am - 12:35 pm Location: Oval Office
The President met with Indira Gandhi. Seating Agenda -Pakistan -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Ronald L. Ziegler and members of the press entered at an unknown time after 10:29 am. [Photograph session] Unknown men's homes Gifts -Pens -Congressmen Ziegler and the press left at an unknown time before 10:36 am. Gandhi's schedule -New York
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Refreshments Agenda for meetings -Indian Ambassador -State Department -The President's forthcoming trips to the PRC and the USSR -Henry A. Kissinger -Arms control -Middle East -Importance -South Asia Parmeshwar N. Haksar and Kissinger entered at 10:36 am. Seating The President's previous meeting with Josip Broz Tito -Translator Agenda for meetings -The President's forthcoming trips to the PRC and USSR -Kissinger -Vietnam -The President's conversation with Gandhi in 1969 -Pakistan -Records -Leaks Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 10:36 am. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:35 pm. The President's forthcoming trip to the PRC -Indian relations with the PRC -Reaction of US conservatives -The President's handling -Gandhi's reaction -The President's conversation with Gandhi in 1969
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-15 (cont.)
-Importance -USSR and Asians -Chinese -State Department -Views of Llewellyn E. (“Tommy”) Thompson and Charles E. (“Chip”) Bohlen -USSR -India -Japan -Importance -The President’s view -Gandhi's reaction -William P. Rogers India -Importance in world -The President's conversation with Gandhi -Unknown book -US public perception -Chester Bowles's conversation with the President -PRC -Totalitarianism -Compared to freedom Foreign aid program -Senate vote -Refugees -Appropriations -Views of Senate and House -The President's meeting with Leslie C. Arends and others -Possible continuing resolution -Senate vote -Gandhi's possible statement at Press Club, November 5, 1971 -Refugees
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-15 (cont.)
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INDIA-PAKISTAN Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:36 am. Bull left at an unknown time before 12:35 pm
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Forthcoming statement to press -Agenda of meeting [General conversation] The President, Gandhi, Haksar and Kissinger left at 12:35 pm.
Conversation No. 613-16 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 12:35 pm - unknown before 12:37 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people met.
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 613-16 (cont.)
Oval Office -Cleaning -Steam iron -Chair [Unintelligible] The unknown people left at an unknown time before 12:37 pm.
Conversation No. 613-17 Date: November 4, 1971 Time: 12:37 pm - 12:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. [The recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress] The President's previous meeting with Indira Gandhi -Ziegler's forthcoming press statement -Agenda of meeting -Bilateral relations -Refugees -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Gandhi's possible statement The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 12:40 pm.