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Date: 
Nov 12, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 617-1 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: 3:59 pm - unknown before 4:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Photographs -Ziegler's announcement Ziegler left at an unknown time before 4:02 pm.
Conversation No. 617-2 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown after 3:59 pm until 4:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Duration -Cutoff -Frank Cormier Henry A. Kissinger The President and Ziegler left at 4:02 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 617-3 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:02 pm and 4:29 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man talked with an unknown person. Unknown developments
Conversation No. 617-4 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:02 pm and 4:29 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 4:29 pm.
Conversation No. 617-5 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:29 pm and 4:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. Haldeman, Henry A. Kissinger and Clark MacGregor. [The recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress] Vietnam -The President's troop withdrawal announcement of November 12, 1971 -Peter Lisagor's reaction -Press questions -Amnesty
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-5 (cont.)
-The President's responses -Troop withdrawals -Melvin R. Laird's recommendation -Press projections -Infiltration -Bombing -Reactions -"Doves" -Timing -The President's concern for prisoners of war [POWs] -MacGregor's calls -Michael J. Mansfield, Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford and Robert P. Griffin -Projections -Vietnamization -Troop withdrawals -Levels -POWs -The President's recent troop withdrawal announcement -Possible North Vietnamese reaction -Withdrawal rate -Forthcoming announcement -Timing -Press questions -Percentage of reduction -Shelley's A. (Scarney) Buchanan conversation with MacGregor -MacGregor's call to Carl B. Albert -Press questions -Stock market -War prosperity -Helen Thomas -Mrs. Cornell -Television -Stock market question The President's press conferences -Effectiveness -September 16, 1971 -October 12, 1971 -Forthcoming trip to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Format -Television
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-5 (cont.)
-November 12, 1971 -Announcement -The President's responses to questions Vietnam -Amnesty -POWs -Abraham Lincoln -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Draft -Eugene J. McCarthy's view -POW wives -Veterans -Barry M. Goldwater's possible statement -Veterans -Deaths in combat -World War II and Korean Conflict -Casualties -The President's recent troop withdrawal announcement -MacGregor's forthcoming phone calls -Final announcement -POWs -Ford's reaction -Laird's possible reaction MacGregor left at 4:35 pm. -Kissinger's call to Laird -Laird's location -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s message for Robert E. Pursley -Pursley's reaction -National security -Withdrawal rate -Press conferences -Infiltration rate -North Vietnamese possible reaction -POWs -Tet offensive -Forthcoming troop withdrawal announcement -Recent troop withdrawal announcement -Possible settlement
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-5 (cont.)
-Aid -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Cambodia -John F. Kennedy -Nixon Doctrine -Lyndon B. Johnson -Effectiveness -Bombing passes -North Vietnam -Laos Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 4:47 pm. -Press reaction Haldeman left at 4:48 pm. Daniel L. Schorr -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] investigation -Ziegler's forthcoming statement -Personnel practices Vietnam -The President's previous troop withdrawal announcement -Mrs. Cornell [Thomas] statement -Amnesty Forthcoming National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Photographs Ziegler left at 4:50 pm. -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Gerard C. Smith -Timing -Forthcoming Summit with the USSR US relations with the USSR -SALT negotiations -Anti-Ballistic Missiles [ABM] -Sites
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-5 (cont.)
-Populations -Alternatives -One to one -Capitals -Missile fields -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Submarines -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Directive -Forthcoming NSC meeting -Agenda -Kissinger -Smith and William P. Rogers -Forthcoming ABM talks -John J. McCloy The President's previous press conference -Forthcoming trips to PRC and USSR -John A. Scali's suggestion -Possible backgrounder by Kissinger McCloy Kissinger left at 4:54 pm.
Conversation No. 617-6 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 4:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. John J. McCloy -Meeting with the President The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:55 pm.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 617-7 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: 4:55 pm - 5:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John J. McCloy, Henry A. Kissinger and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. McCloy -Possible role with Administration -The President’s schedule -Dinner -Chicago -Charles D. (“Tex”) Thornton -Europe -Walter J. Stoessel -Requirements -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Economics Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -State Department -William P. Rogers -Willy Brandt -Negotiations -Bilateral discussions -US and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Unilateral decisions -US defense posture -Europe -Unknown country -Ambassador -Treasury Department McCloy -Possible role with Administration -Robert F. Ellsworth
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-7 (cont.)
-Manlio Brosio -Medal of Freedom -Comments NATO -Organization -Brussels -US Ambassador -Cabinet -David M. Kennedy -McCloy's forthcoming conversation with Kissinger The President, McCloy, et al., left at 5:03 pm.
Conversation No. 617-8 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:03 pm and 6:22 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. The President's location -Cabinet Room
Conversation No. 617-9 Date: November 12, 1971 Time: 6:22 pm - 6:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger. [The recording begins at an unknown time while the conversation is in progress] India-Pakistan relations
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-United Nations [UN] -The President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic Of China [PRC] -Military situation -Possible US diplomatic action -UN -Indira Gandhi's view -Pakistani view -Security Council -PRC presence -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAP] -Gandhi’s forthcoming speech -Resolution -US-PRC relations -Paris contact -UN delegation -Canadian ambassador -Huang Hua -Possible US action -Timing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:22 pm. The President's schedule -Departure for Camp David Bull left at an unknown time before 6:26 pm. India-Pakistan -The President's schedule -Joseph J. Sisco -UN -Security Council -PRC -Indians' View -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan's view -Gandhi's forthcoming speech -Military situation -East Pakistan -US actions -Timing -Gandhi’s forthcoming speech
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-9 (cont.)
-Messages -Sisco -Lakshmi Kant Jha -Rogers's conversation with Gandhi -Possible war -Consequence -US economic aid
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Vietnam -Troop withdrawal announcement of November 12, 1971 -Withdrawal period Rogers left at 6:27 pm. The President’s schedule -Meeting India-Pakistan relations -Rogers -Kissinger’s memoranda -Melvin R. Laird -Possible motives -Talks with the PRC -UN Security Council
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-9 (cont.)
Submarines Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 6:27 pm. The President's signature National Security Council [NSC] meeting H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 6:27 pm. The President's schedule -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] -NSC meeting Unknown woman Memorandum for the Cabinet Butterfield left at 6:33 pm. India-Pakistan relations -Sisco -UN Security Council -Possible action -Ceasefire -PRC -Military situation -Possible war -Timing US relations with the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations -Laird -Submarines -Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles [ICBM] -US program -Conservatives PRC -Sisco
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-9 (cont.)
The President's schedule -NSC -Sisco -John B. Connally -Cabinet -Connally -NSC -Press conference -PRC announcement -Timing -Press conference -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon The President's previous press conference -Impact -North Vietnam Kissinger left at 6:35 pm. White House staff -Charles W. Colson's views -Secret Service -Herbert G. Klein -Unknown person -William E. Timmons The President's schedule -Departure The President and Haldeman left at 6:37 pm.
Conversation No. 617-10 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 2:19 pm - 2:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Henry A. Kissinger.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-9 (cont.)
The President’s schedule -Telephone call to unknown person Bull left at an unknown time before 2:20 pm. Secretary of State -Elliot L. Richardson -Vietnam -[David] Kenneth Rush -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Richardson -Performance -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Robert H. Finch -Rockefeller The President talked with Howard H. Baker, Jr. between 2:20 pm and 2:21 pm. [Conversation No. 617-10A] [See Conversation No. 14-106] [End of telephone conversation] Rockefeller -Possible role with administration -State Department -Reorganization -1972 campaign John B. Connally -Instruction to Kissinger -Letter -The President's economic policy -Credit Michael J. Mansfield Kissinger left at 2:23 pm.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 617-11 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:23 pm and 2:26 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger Bull left at an unknown time before 2:26 pm.
Conversation No. 617-12 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 2:26 pm - unknown before 3:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George P. Shultz and Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger. Budget -Continuing resolution -Affected agencies -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Foreign aid -Defense -District of Columbia -Public services -Weinberger's conversation with Walter E. Washington -Welfare -The President's possible action -Pending authorization -Foreign aid -OEO
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Precedent with Post Office -Allen J. Ellender's strategy -Conversation with Shultz, November 15, 1971 -Foreign aid -OEO -Anti-Deficiency Act -John N. Mitchell's forthcoming statement -Provisions -Employment -Vietnam -Washington, DC -Crime -Voluntarism -Supplies -Effects -Vietnam, Cambodia and Washington, DC -Voluntarism -Ellender -Motives -Appropriations Committee -Michael J. Mansfield Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:26 pm. The President's schedule -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Carl B. Albert Bull left at an unknown time before 2:36 pm. The President's schedule -Congressmen -Clark MacGregor and William E. Timmons -Chairs MacGregor, Timmons, Ronald L. Ziegler, Mansfield, Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Ellender, Milton R. Young, George H. Mahon and Frank T. Bow entered at 2:36 pm. [General conversation] Seating arrangement
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
Cabinet room -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Pay Board and Price Commission Budget -Continuing resolution -Ellender's position -Mansfield -Bow and Mahon -The President's possible action -Anti-Deficiency Act -Affected agencies and services -OEO -Washington, DC -Defense -Foreign aid -Mitchell -Precedents -Authorizations -Authorizations -Precedents -Post Office -Mitchell -Authorizations -Congress -Efforts -Schedule -Legality -OEO -Department of Heath, Education, and Welfare [HEW] bill -Affected agencies -Export-Import Bank -Agency for International Development [AID] -Office of Refugee Migration -Federal pay days -Ellender's strategy -Appropriation bills -Signing -Timing -Legality
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
-OEO -Precedents -Status -Legality -Precedents -Economic bill -J. William Fulbright's proposal -Pay status of affected agencies -OEO -Clerk of Senate Appropriations Committee -Rules regarding appropriations -Authorizations -House Appropriations Committee -Legality -OEO -HEW -Philosophy -Provisions -OEO -Legislative treatment -HEW -Headstart -Effect -Edward P. Boland Amendment -OEO -Child development legislation -Albert -Responsibility of appropriations committees -The President’s comments -Foreign aid -Legislative status -Ford's conversations, November 15, 1971 -Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan and William S. Mailliard -Possible House action -Rules Committee -Lewis Deschler -Possible conference -Proposal -Provisions -Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 -Foreign Military Sales Act
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
-Effect -Authorization -Contracts -Fulbright -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] apportionment -Morgan -Ellender's actions -Possible political impact -Boggs's statement -Morgan -Congress schedule -Albert -House Committee on Banking and Currency -Economic Stabilization Act -Wright Patman -Military procurement bill -Foreign aid bill -Authorization -Senate action -State Department -Foreign aid -Fulbright Amendment -Congressional rules -Bow’s testimony -John Taber's previous performance as chairman of House Appropriations Committee -Authorization -Defense Department Congress' schedule -Judicial confirmations Oliver W. Holmes, Jr. -Bequest -Supreme Court history Paul A. Freund and Charles Fairman -Yale University -Meeting with the President Supreme Court -Backlog
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
-Congress's schedule -Judicial confirmations Congress' schedule -Adjournment -Legislation -Summary -Senate compared to House -Continuing resolution -Democrat Whip's conversation with Boggs and Albert Budget -Continuing resolution -Congress’ schedule Congress’ schedule -Thomas E. Dewey's campaign in 1948 -Philadelphia convention -Continuing resolution -The President's schedule -Air Force One -Boeing Aircraft Company -Trip to Florida [General conversation] Unknown people left at an unknown time before 3:36 pm. The President's schedule -Trips to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] and People's Republic of China [PRC Budget -Authorizations [General conversation] Executive-legislative showdowns -Dewey's statement -Harry S. Truman
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
Appropriations committees -Ellender Congress’s schedule Unknown people left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm. Earl L. Butz Mahon reentered at an unknown time after 2:38 pm. Vietnam -Boland Amendment -The President's previous troop withdrawal announcement -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Cooper-Church Amendment -Effect -Prisoners of war [POWs] -US aid -Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam -US objectives Timmons et al left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm. Ellender -Movies The President's previous meeting with congressmen -Budget -Continuing resolution -Possible action -Timing MacGregor left at an unknown time before 3:33 pm.
Conversation No. 617-13 Date: November 15, 1971
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-12 (cont.)
Time: Unknown between 3:33 pm and 3:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:36 pm.
Conversation No. 617-14 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:33 pm and 3:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-13 (cont.)
Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:36 pm.
Conversation No. 617-15 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:36 pm and 4:26 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Cabinet Room An unknown man talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:36 pm and 4:26 pm. [Conversation No. 617-15A] Cabinet Room [End of telephone conversation] The unknown people left at an unknown time before 4:26 pm.
Conversation No. 617-16 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:26 pm and 4:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Donald H. Rumsfeld. [The recording begins at an unknown time while the meeting is in progress] Unknown event
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's previous meeting with Congressmen -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -The President compared to the Congress -Statement by the President and Clark MacGregor Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:26 pm. The President's schedule -Paul W. McCracken -John A. Volpe -Elliot L. Richardson -Maurice H. Stans -William P. Rogers -Stans -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 4:30 pm. National economy -Pay Board -The President's conversation with George H. Boldt -Retroactivity Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:26 pm. The President's schedule -Sultan Mohammad Khan -Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 4:30 pm. National economy -Pay Board -Charles W. Colson -Boldt -Retroactivity -Vote -Possible order -Arnold R. Weber Rumsfeld left at 4:30 pm.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 617-17 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 4:31 pm - 4:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Sultan Mohammad Khan and Henry A. Kissinger. Greetings India-Pakistan -The President's conversations -Previous Pakistani ambassador -Indira Gandhi -William P. Rogers's conversation with Gandhi -US diplomacy -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -US aid to Pakistan -Announcement -Arms -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan’s response -Public relations campaign in US -Democrats -Republicans -Press -US role
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-17(cont.)
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-Role -Kissinger's conversations with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin [?] -Military situation -US response -United Nations [UN] -People's Republic of China [PRC] -State Department -Possible role -General Assembly -Security Council -PRC -Consultations -Possible veto US-Pakistan relations -Dwight D. Eisenhower -John F. Kennedy -Lyndon B. Johnson -The President's travels -Pakistan -India -Treaty arrangements -Johnson India-Pakistan
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-17(cont.)
-US concerns Presentation of gifts by the President Khan and Kissinger left at 4:39 pm.
Conversation No. 617-18 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 4:41 pm - 5:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Elliot L. Richardson, John D. Ehrlichman and Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Sultan Mohammad Khan -Maurice H. Stans -William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 5:20 pm. Constitutional amendment -Desegregation -Ronald W. Reagan -Richardson's memorandum -Busing -Popular opinion -Emotions -Blacks -The President's possible position -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Campaign issue -“60 Minutes” segment on Washingtonians' children in private schools -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Mike Wallace -Edmund S. Muskie -George S. McGovern -St. Alban's
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-Catholic private schools -Richardson -Children and Ehrlichman's daughter -Interviews -Nicholas von Hoffman -Rev. Walter E. Fauntroy -The President's daughters -Horace Mann School -Sidwell Friends -Fauntroy -Unknown women from Pontiac, Michigan -The President's decision -Conversation with John N. Mitchell -California Constitution -Conversation with Mitchell -House of Representatives -Possible vote -Timing -Busing -Use of Constitution -Emergency School Aid Act -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. Amendments to legislation -Compared with House amendment -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] and Justice Department -Title VI -Civil Rights Act of 1964 Education -Pending legislation -Senate -Richardson's conversation with Claiborne H. Pell -Amendments Welfare -Reagan -Mitchell -[Work Relief Demonstration Project] -Possible resolution -The President's schedule -Status
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-The President's role -Nelson A. Rockefeller and Richard B. Ogilvie -Schedule -Mitchell -The Vice President [Spiro T. Agnew] -Memorandum -Richardson's conversation with Reagan, November 12, 1971 -Possible conversation with Richardson -Resolution -Negotiation -Cabinet level -Views regarding Robert H. Finch -John G. Veneman -Richardson’s role as negotiator -Conversations with the President -[Work Relief Demonstration Project] -House Resolution [HR] 1 -Possible resolution -Rockefeller -Negotiations with Richardson -Case load -Employees Child development legislation -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -Legislative status -Day care services -Fee scale -Congress -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -The President’s message -HR 1 -Provisions -Intent -Development -Health defects screening -Education -Head Start Program -Welfare reform -Funding -Head Start
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-Day care -Social Security Act -Title IV -States -HR 1 -Eligibility for financial assistance -Level of free care -Cost -Cost -Possible veto -Richardson's testimony -Cost -HR 1 -Notch problem -Harrison A. Williams, Jr. -Disincentive to work -Medicaid -Senate Finance Committee -1970 hearings -Family health insurance -Graduated scale of payments -Graduated scale of payments -Work for welfare mothers -Cost -Possible veto -Implementation -Congressional interests -Conservatives -John Brademas-Ronald V. Dellums faction -Decision -Timing -Status -Congressional committees -Labor and public welfare -Education and labor -OEO legislation -Problems -Jacob K. Javits's efforts -OEO legislation -Javits -Conversations with Richardson
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-Possible veto Value Added Tax [VAT] -Property tax reform -Ehrlichman's possible conversations -Richardson -John B. Connally Education -Aid to private schools -Possible opposition -Catholics -Property tax relief -National Education Association -Richardson's meetings with [Forename unknown] Msgr. Hopewald [sp?] -National Defense Education Act of 1958 -Richardson's contacts with Catholics -Terence Cardinal Cooke -Washington Post article regarding Reuben O. Askew -Issues -Taxes -Race Askew -Compared to James E. (“Jimmy”) Carter -Constituency Education -The President's position -Desegregation Stans, Rogers and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 5:20 pm. Stans's forthcoming trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] Secretary of Agriculture Richardson and Ehrlichman left at 5:21 pm.
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
HEW -Richardson's handling -Finch's health Richardson -Harvard University -Boxing Stans's forthcoming trip to USSR -Originality -Public interest -The President’s forthcoming trip to USSR USSR foreign trade -Andrei A. Gromyko -Link -Political accommodation -US share -Stans's forthcoming trip to USSR -Arms control -US exports -Value to USSR -Compared to US -Hungary -Romania -US negotiations with USSR -Conference on European Security -Mutual and Balance Force Reduction [MBFR] -Berlin -US business interest -Donald McI. Kendall -Effect on negotiations -Stans's forthcoming trip to USSR -Export-import credits -Most favored nation [MFN] status -Joint ventures with foreign companies -Compared with US joint ventures with foreign companies -Romania, Yugoslavia -Natural resources -Oil, gas, copper -Product sharing
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-Natural gas -Compared to Algerian venture An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 5:21 pm. Photographer The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. Stans's forthcoming trip to USSR -US relations with the USSR -Conference on European Security Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins entered at an unknown time after 5:21 pm. -The President's forthcoming trip Atkins left at an unknown time before 5:50 pm. USSR foreign trade -Assets -Gold -Reserves -Petroleum -Chrome -Stans's forthcoming trip -Credit -MFN status -Linkage -Political accommodation -MFN -Export-Import Bank -Vietnam -Joint venture -Manufactured goods -Machine tools -USSR economy -Technology -Ford Motor Company and General Motors [GM] -Stans’s comments to business -License fees
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
Stans's forthcoming trip to USSR -Stans’s possible strategy -Soviets -Japan -Itinerary -Leningrad -Georgia -Baku -Tbilisi -Samarkand -Tashkent -Samarkand -Genghis Khan -Tamerlane -Asiatic citizens -Unknown place -Valley of Apples -Siberia -Sverdlovsk -Lake Baikel -Moscow -Kremlin -Subway People's Republic of China [PRC] -Civil defense preparations -Rogers's conversation with Pakistan diplomat -Peking -Underground tunnels -Kissinger -Analogy to US civil defense -Dwight D. Eisenhower
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
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-The president's conversation with a foreigner -Korean War -Chinese intervention -James D. (“Don”) Hughes’s experience -Yalu River -Population USSR -Population -William C. Bullitt Stans's forthcoming trip -Sweden -Warsaw -John A. Volpe's previous trip -Sweden -Relations with US -Warsaw -Relations with US -MFN status -Credit -Romania -Possible comments -Stans’s experience -Politics -MFN
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
-Credits -Need for new policies -The President’s forthcoming trip to USSR -1972 election -Vietnam -Stans’s experience -USSR -Nikita S. Khrushchev's book -1960 election -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -The President's character -The President's conversation with Josip Broz Tito -Leonid I. Brezhnev and Aleksei N. Kosygin The President's previous meeting with Congressmen -Budget -Continuing resolution -Mitchell's opinion -Allen J. Ellender -Public services -Vietnam -Anti-Deficiency Act -Provisions -Previous occurrences -Authorizations -Foreign aid -Michael J. Mansfield John C. Stennis -Call from Rogers -Richard B. Russell's death -Conversation with the President -National defense -Senate The President's previous conversation with George E. Allen -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Stennis -Supreme Court -William J. Brennan, Jr.
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 617-18(cont.)
Stans's forthcoming trip -Negotiating strategy -US business -Stans’s possible comments -The President's schedule -Stans’s schedule North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] Ambassadorship -Peter M. Flanigan's efforts -Mansfield D. Sprague -Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. -Charles D. (“Tex”) Thornton -Sprague -Flanigan Stans. et al., left at 5:55 pm.
Conversation No. 617-19 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 5:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Request Bull left at 5:55 pm.
Conversation No. 617-20 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 5:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator.
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[See Conversation No. 14-107]
Conversation No. 617-21 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:55 pm and 6:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule -Meeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 6:03 pm.
Conversation No. 617-22 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown after 5:55 pm until 6:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John B. Connally. [See Conversation No. 14-108]
Conversation No. 617-23 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 6:03 pm - 6:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Henry A. Kissinger.
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Hugh Scott's calls to the President The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:03 pm and 6:04 pm. [Conversation No. 617-23A] [See Conversation No. 14-109] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Casualties The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:03 pm and 6:04 pm. [Conversation No. 617-23B] [See Conversation No. 14-110] [End of telephone conversation] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 6:04 pm. Budget -Forthcoming vote -George H. Mahon -Call to Kissinger -Continuing resolution -Mahon's conversation with the President -Vietnam The President talked with Hugh Scott between 6:04 pm and 6:09 pm. [Conversation No. 617-23C] [See Conversation No. 14-111] [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 617-23 (cont.)
The President's previous meeting with Congressmen Budget -Forthcoming vote -Mahon -Clark MacGregor's conversation with Kissinger Cabinet -Foreign travel -Maurice H. Stans -Peter G. Peterson -Previous meeting -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's conversation with Kissinger Vietnam -Negotiations -Forthcoming vote on continuing resolution The President talked with Julie Nixon Eisenhower between 6:09 pm and 6:10 pm. [Conversation No. 617-23D] [See Conversation No. 14-112; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Earl of Cromer -Economic policy John B. Connally -Conversation with the President -Connally's conversation with Kissinger -International monetary policy -Credit -Political future -Trip to Vietnam -Forthcoming call from Kissinger -Kissinger's views on international monetary policy -Peterson -William P. Rogers
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Conv. No. 617-23 (cont.)
John A. Volpe International monetary policy -Connally -Kissinger's conversation with East Germans -Timing of action -The President's schedule -Connally -Role -Japan -Devaluation -Connally -Conversation with Kissinger -The President’s forthcoming letter to heads of state Sultan Mohammad Khan -Previous meeting with the President -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Messages for the President -Conversation with Chou En-Lai -Timing -United Nations [UN] vote -The President's forthcoming visit PRC -UN delegation -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR -Chou's Schedule -US conservatives -Civil defense -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -USSR -The President's forthcoming visit -Lin Piao -Army Chief of Staff -Effect on US right wing Foreign aid program Congress
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Conv. No. 617-23 (cont.)
-Mansfield Amendment -Cooper-Church Amendment George E. Allen -Conversation with the President -The President's previous press conference Chou En-Lai -Film, “Patton” -Appeal to the President -Reason -Views regarding the President -Kissinger's first visit -Film The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -The President's preparation -Rogers -Negotiating strategy Congress -Quadriad -Mansfield -Kissinger's forthcoming speech -University of Montana Kissinger left at 6:19 pm.
Conversation No. 617-24 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: 6:20 pm - 6:55 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Cabinet -Recent meeting -Haldeman's notes to William P. Rogers -John A. Volpe
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-Report on trip -John D. Ehrlichman -Associate's [William Bird’s] presentation on TRANSPO '72 -Details -Ehrlichman The President's schedule -Volpe -Paul W. McCracken McCracken -Forthcoming trip to Europe -Tenure in office -Teaching schedule -Role in the President's economic policy -Replacement -Herbert Stein -The President's forthcoming conversation with George P. Shultz -John B. Connally Stein -Meeting with the President Peter M. Flanigan Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Ezra Solomon -Unknown man's political party The President’s schedule Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -Africa -Rogers -Edward W. Brooke -Roger E. and Louise Johnson -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Advance trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -James D. (“Don”) Hughes's Plan -Vernon C. Coffey
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
-John (“Jack”) V. Brennan Budget -Continuing resolution -The President's conversation with John B. Connally -Forthcoming vote -Timing -Announcement -Allen J. Ellender's committee schedule -Senate compared to House bills Volpe -Tenure in office -1972 election -Future role with Administration -Report of trip -Meeting with unknown Prime Minister -Duration -Ehrlichman Cabinet -Recent meeting -Clifford M. Hardin The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -German visitors -Minister of Agriculture -Mayor of Berlin -Other officials -Christian Democratic Party -German-American conference -White House reception -Gen. Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -Kissinger -Brazilian Ambassador -Camp David Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Paul Healy's article -Schedule
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
-Cleveland -Press -Mayor -Question and Answer [Q&A] session -Healy's article Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:20 pm. Healy's article in New York Daily News Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:55 pm. Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:20 pm. Healy's article in New York Daily News Bull left at an unknown time before 6:55 pm. The President's schedule -Budget -Ehrlichman -California trip Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 6:20 pm. Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Healy's article -Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 6:55 pm. -Photograph
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
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Congress -Connally's view -Possible White House attacks -Budget -Ronald L. Ziegler The President's schedule -Football game -Thanksgiving Day -Washington Redskins -Oklahoma -Nebraska -Henry L. Bellmon -Carl B. Albert -Page Belcher -Quadriad -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] convention -Victor Riesel's view -Democrats -Speakers -George Meany -James D. Hodgson -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Announcement of candidacy -Timing -Tallahassee -Press conference -Quadriad -Congressmen Cabinet -Recent meeting -Elliot L. Richardson -Meetings -Relationship with the President
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
-Volpe's presentation Clark MacGregor -Kissinger's views The President's press conference of November 12, 1971 -Kissinger MacGregor
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The President's schedule -Press conferences -Television -California The President's recent press conference -George E. Allen's views -Press reaction The President's schedule -AFL-CIO convention -Meany -Redskins -Florida -Key Biscayne -AFL-CIO convention -Speech -Press conference
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
-People's Republic of China [PRC] announcement Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Healy's article -John F. Kennedy -Washington Post -Schedule -Press coverage
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The President's schedule -November 15, 1971 -Flexibility -Meeting with legal historians -Birthday calls to members of Congress -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Effect -Calls to handicapped -Press coverage -Value -Examples -[Don Smith] -[Willis O. Preston] -[Ralph Sambuchi] -Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt -Importance Volpe -Presentation in Cabinet meeting
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Conv. No. 617-24 (cont.)
-Haldeman's notes to Rogers The President and Haldeman left at 6:55 pm.
Conversation No. 617-25 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:55 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man talked with an unknown person. The President's location -East Wing
Conversation No. 617-26 Date: November 15, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:55 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with unknown people. The President's location -Residence Unknown item The unknown men left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.