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Date: 
Nov 30, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 626-1 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 8:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. Greetings The unknown man left at 8:50 am.
Conversation No. 626-2 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: Unknown between 8:50 am and 9:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Instructions The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:15 am.
Conversation No. 626-3 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 9:15 am - 9:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Pending legislation -Tax Bill -Check-off for political campaigns -Possible veto
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-3 (cont.)
-John O. Pastore's possible compromise -Tax credit -Benefits to tax payers -Conference Committee report -House's possible action -Possible veto -Wilbur D. Mills -Clark MacGregor's work Earl L. Butz -Confirmation -Possible outcome of vote -Timing of vote -Press coverage National economy -The President's program -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News interviews -Laborers and labor leaders -Ohio -George Meany Confirmations -Senate's schedule -Butz -Supreme Court 1973 budget -Federal pay raise -Vote News summary -The President's schedule -Forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -John A. Scali -Dan Rather -Ronald L. Ziegler -Robert Pierpont -Staff's knowledge -White House Communications Agency [WHCA] -Policemen
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-3 (cont.)
-Secret Service -Pierpoint's story -Ziegler's efforts -Rather and Pierpont James Perry of National Observer -Past reporting of the President -Compared with [Forename unknown] Pearson [sp?] Wall Street Journal -Importance -The President’s view Robert H. Finch and Herbert G. Klein -Activities in 1972 -Haldeman’s view -Roles on White House staff Maurice H. Stans's schedule -John B. Connally Connally -News reports regarding role in administration -Arthur F. Burns -Effect -Previous conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -News reports regarding role in administration -Connally’s view -Previous conversations with George P. Shultz and Kissinger -Kissinger -Haldeman’s view -Burns -Previous meeting with Shultz and Kissinger -Leaks -Connally’s view -Previous conversation with Kissinger -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] convention -Possible effect -The President’s view -News reports -Haldeman’s view -Kissinger and Burns
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-3 (cont.)
-Possible sources -Peter G. Peterson -Possible conversation with Haldeman Leaks -White House response -Charles W. Yost Stans -Possible report to Cabinet on foreign trip -Compared with Connally's report on foreign trip -Unknown prime minister -Giovanni Battista Motini [Pope Paul VI] The President's schedule -Time interview -Timing -President’s forthcoming trip to New York -Florida Christmas tree lighting ceremony -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -The Vice President [Spiro T. Agnew] -The President Haldeman left at 9:45 am.
Conversation No. 626-4 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:45 am and 9:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Press attendance at forthcoming meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Robert H. Finch and Herbert G. Klein
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-4 (cont.)
Bull left at an unknown time before 9:54 am.
Conversation No. 626-5 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: Unknown between 9:45 am and 9:54 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:54 am.
Conversation No. 626-6 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 9:54 am - unknown before 10:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. People's Republic of China [PRC]
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Vernon A. Walters's visit -The President's forthcoming trip -Announcement -Arrangements -Logistics -Hangchow -Walters India-Pakistan -US policy News reports -John B. Connally -Role in administration -Arthur F. Burns -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman's view -Joseph C. Kraft's previous story -Previous conversation with Kissinger -The President's schedule -Italy -Presidential election -Timing -Role in Administration -Connally’s view -Peter G. Peterson and Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -The President’s view -Kissinger’s view -Peterson’s possible comments International monetary situation -Kissinger's conversations -Peterson, George P. Shultz, Burns and Connally -Kissinger Connally -Kissinger’s view -Possible Vice Presidential bid -Enemies Efforts on behalf of the Administration -Shultz -Connally
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-6 (cont.)
-Philip H. Trezise -Brookings Institution -William P. Rogers -Charles W. Yost -Kissinger’s view -The President’s view -Democratic National Committee -Election year actions Connally -News reports -Kissinger's forthcoming backgrounder -Conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger's forthcoming backgrounder -News reports concerning Connally's role in administration -Shultz -The President's opponents' strategy Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:54 am. Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 10:06 am -International monetary situation PRC -News reports Middle East -William P. Rogers's forthcoming meeting with Congressmen -Kissinger's conversation with John N. Mitchell -Effect -Rogers's role -Israel -Soviet Union -Possible arms sale -US policy -Timing of arms sale decision -President’s forthcoming meeting with Gold Meir -Possible call from Mitchell
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-6 (cont.)
-Department of State involvement Possible leaks -Congressmen -Mitchell -Cable form Walworth Barbour -Mitchell Kissinger left at an unknown time before 10:06 am.
Conversation No. 626-7 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 10:06 am - 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger, Robert H. Finch and Herbert G. Klein; members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings International economy -Military sales -Import surcharge -Working group -Venezuela -State department -John B. Connally -Possible reduction -Mexico -Brazil -Canada -International monetary situation -Forthcoming Group of Ten meeting -Negotiations -Expropriations -US policy -Multilateral compared to bilateral aid -Finch’s view
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Ecuador Peru Brazil -Economy -"Nixon Doctrine" -Brasilia -Government -Foreign minister, Mario Gibson Alves Barbosa -Emilio Garrastazu Medici -Government Argentina -John D. Lodge -Finch’s view -Alejandro A. Lanusse -Health -US Deputy Chief of Mission -State dinner -Argentine cabinet -Lodge -Lanusse -Economy -Possible new post -Finland -European security conference -Finances -Finch’s view -Finch’s view -Peru Ambassadorships -Argentina -Lodge -Spain -Cornelius V. Whitney -Lodge -Possible posting -Australia -Walter L. Rice
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Europe -Belgium -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] ambassador -David M. Kennedy -Fredrick McC. Eaton -Australia -Rice -Wife, Inger (Vestergaard) Rice
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Argentina -Political situation -Lanusse -Connally -Lodge -Economic situation State Department -Charles A. Meyer -US ambassadors to Latin America -Finch’s view Peru -US embassy -Tuna fisheries -US negotiations -Ecuador -Licenses -US negotiations
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Status -Ecuador -Previous United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan -Meyer -National Security Council [NSC] -Connally -Law of the Sea Conference Law of the Sea Conference -Territorial limits -Other countries -Unknown man George H. W. Bush -Forthcoming conversation with Finch and Klein Ambassadorships -Lodge -Spain -Whitney -Contribution to Committee to Reelect the President -Spanish political situation Peru -Tuna fisheries -US negotiations -Taylor G. Belcher -The President’s instructions to Kissinger Ecuador -Financial assistance -Technical assistance -Oil -Health -Agricultural assistance US ambassadors -Lodge -Findley Burns, Jr. -Belcher -Singapore [Charles T. Cross]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Views of the Vice President and Ronald W. Reagan Latin America -US ambassadors -The President’s views -Lodge -Relations with the President -Finch’s view -Finch’s and Klein’s previous trip -Relations with US -News reports -Forthcoming dinner for Medici -Klein and Finch -Importance The President's schedule -Foreign visits and visitors -Forthcoming meeting with the French -Forthcoming meeting with the British -Forthcoming meeting with the Japanese -Pierre E. Trudeau
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Rose Mary Woods entered at 10:35 am. Forthcoming dinner for Medici -Finch -Assistant Secretary for Natural Resources -Kissinger
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
Woods left at 10:36 am. US ambassadors to Latin America -Spanish language -Lodge -Unknown man -The President’s previous trip to Latin America as Vice President Latin America -Working group -Finch’s possible participation -US ambassadors International economy -Import surcharge -Finch’s efforts -US aid to Latin America -Military sales -US congress -The President’s view US foreign policy -Friendly governments -Democracy -The President’s view -Military governments -Greece -Pakistan -US policy -Foreign aid criteria -Internal compared to external policy -Colombia, Brazil, Greece and Rhodesia Brazil -Torture -Medici Mexico -Luis Echeverria Alvarez -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s previous telephone call
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
US foreign policy -Presidential telephone calls -Story by James Perry of National Observer -Edward R.G. Heath -Previous telephone call from the President Mexico -Economy -Import surcharge -Finch’s view Latin America -Military sales -The President’s instructions -Visits by Cabinet members -Previous trip by Finch and Klein -Media coverage -Medici -Peru -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's previous trip -Finch’s earthquake relief work -Chile -Peruvian-Chilean politics -1970 Chilean coup -Expropriation -Loans -Federal Loan Bank Board -US aid -1970 Peruvian earthquake -Chile -Views regarding Fidel Castro and Cuba -Chile -Organization of American States [OAS] -Views regarding the President's forthcoming trips to People's Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union -Import surcharge -Castro -Mexico and Brazil -Possible trade with PRC -Possible official travel
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Maurice H. Stans’s previous trip to Europe -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Forthcoming US-Soviet Union summit -William P. Rogers -Finch’s and Klein’s previous trip -Ecuador -Rio de Janeiro -Rogers -Latin American views -The Vice President -Previous trips to Africa and Asia -Mexico City -Olympic games -Crime statistics -Tokyo compared with US -Possible official travel -Mexico City -Brasilia -Argentina -Peru -Colombia -Venezuela -Peru -Possible official travel -The Vice President -Timing -Forthcoming events -Brazilian anniversary -Brazil -Population growth -Brasilia -Development -US embassy -Working group -Department of State -US Agency for International Development [AID] -US ambassadors -The President’s view -Kissinger’s view -Robert H. McBride -Robert C. Hill
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
-Lodge -Colombia -Europe -Polio -Smallpox -Klein's and Finch's possible conversations -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Views on Klein's and Finch's trip -Suggestions for ambassadorial posts -US ambassadors -Unknown man from Nassau County, New York -Rockefeller -Import surtax -Rogers’s schedule -Brasilia -Mexico City -Possible conversation with Klein and finch -Mexico -Echeverria -The Vice President's schedule -Mexico -Politics -Echeverria -Effect -Los Angeles immigrants -Working group -Senior Review Group [SRG] -Possible programs -Echeverria, Medici, and Lanusse -The President's policy -World War II -Unknown man Finch and Klein left at 11:05 am. Kissinger's schedule -Rogers Ronald W. Reagan -President’s forthcoming conversation -PRC
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-7 (cont.)
Kissinger left at 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 626-8 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 11:06 am - 11:19 am Location: Oval Office Ronald L. Ziegler met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 11:19 am. The President entered at an unknown time after 11:06 am. Ziegler's forthcoming press briefing -Pending legislation -Tax Bill -Possible veto -Statement -Federal pay raise -Possible veto -The President’s view -Ziegler's conversation with George P. Shultz -Unions in Cincinnati
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-8 (cont.)
-Unknown man -Unknown recommendation -Pending legislation -Congress Henry A. Kissinger's forthcoming press briefing -Ziegler -People's Republic of China [PRC] and India-Pakistan Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Ziegler's forthcoming conversation with Robert Pierpoint and Dan Rather -Reporting the President's schedule -Chicago event -National 4-H Congress -Ziegler’s view -New York Herald-Examiner The President's schedule -Forthcoming trip to PRC -Size of party -PRC’s views -Ziegler's statements -Forthcoming meeting with foreign leaders -France, Germany, Great Britain, and Japan Kissinger -Views on unknown subject Ziegler's forthcoming press briefing -Connally -Role in administration -News reports -Arthur F. Burns and Peter G. Peterson -Newsweek story Ziegler left at 11:19 am.
Conversation No. 626-9
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-8 (cont.)
Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 11:23 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 15-174]
Conversation No. 626-10 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 11:23 am - 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. India-Pakistan -Report from India -Pakistani troop dispositions Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:24 am. Announcement regarding Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -Constance M. Stuart -Call from Ziegler H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 11:24 am. -Timing Ziegler left at 11:25 am. William P. Rogers -Conversation with John N. Mitchell -Sale of aircraft to Israel -Possible meeting with the President -Schedule
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-The President's forthcoming meeting with Golda Meir -Meeting with congressmen -Forthcoming speech -Views regarding aircraft for Israel -The President’s view -State Department India-Pakistan -India -Rogers's forthcoming announcement -US policy -Export licenses -Kissinger’s view -New licenses -Radar equipment -State Department -Pakistan -New and old licenses -Pakistan -State Department Kissinger's forthcoming press briefing -President’s forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Size of press contingent -PRC’s views -Compared to other foreign trips -India-Pakistan -US aid to India -Amount -US policy -United Nations [UN] -Vietnam -The President's previous press conference -Infiltration -The President’s view -Middle East -Arms balance -Rogers Middle East -Rogers's views
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-10 (cont.)
-Conversation with Mitchell -Soviet Union -Israeli-Egyptian negotiations -Aircraft -Soviet Union -Israel -Forthcoming summit with the US -The President's reelection -Israeli-US relations -Kissinger’s view -Interim settlement Kissinger's forthcoming press briefing -International monetary situation -John B. Connally's views -Price of gold -Connally's role -Latin America -Robert H. Finch -Proposed statement The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Eisaku Sato -Japanese press reaction -Kissinger’s view -PRC -San Clemente -Compared to European press
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CANADA
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-10 (cont.)
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William P. and McGeorge Bundy -William Bundy’s article -Kissinger’s view -Vietnam responsibility -Pentagon Papers Vietnam -Casualties -Helicopter crash -Number -The President's chart of troop withdrawals -Foreign policy report -Casualty rate chart -Incursions into Cambodia and Laos Public relations -Foreign visits and visitors -Press coverage -News summary -Kissinger’s view -Haldeman’s view -The President’s view -Press coverage -Interludes between foreign visitors -Domestic issues -Health care reform -Press coverage -Japanese, Germans and British -Communiqués -Press coverage -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Burke Trend -Television International monetary situation -Price of gold -Revaluation of currency
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-10 (cont.)
The President's critics -White House response -Edmund S. Muskie -White House response -William L. Calley -Public interest Kissinger's forthcoming press briefing -Nature of briefing -State Department -Rogers Rogers's schedule -Latin America -Finch's previous visit -Foreign Ministers meeting -Safety concerns Jerrold L. Schecter -Conversation with Kissinger -The President's foreign policy -The President's article written in 1967 -PRC -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -Contacts with US -PRC -Contacts with US -The President's conversations -Eastern Europeans -Romania -Poland -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Pakistani Air Marshal -Kissinger’s views -Soviet Union -The President's press conference -Linkage -Trade -Berlin -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -The President's historical background
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-10 (cont.)
-World Wars I and II -Kissinger's previous conversation with Hugh S. Sidey -“Man of the Year” award Liberals -Views regarding the President -The President as Time's “Man of the Year” -Letters to the editor of Time -"Man of the Year" -The President -Daniel Ellsberg -The dollar -Indira Gandhi India -Congress's views -Clark MacGregor's forthcoming meeting -Peter H. B. Frelinghuysen Gandhi -Visit To US Kissinger left at 11:53 am The President's schedule -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] television show, "A Day in the Life of the President" -Domestic Council meeting -The Vice President -Economic meeting -The Vice President -Connally -Dictation -Rose Mary Woods -Connally -Open Door Hour -Seventeen year old deaf boy -Athletic ability -John W. Chancellor -Interview -Timing
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-10 (cont.)
-Woods -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Schedule
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-Date of showing -Telephone calls -Limitations -Kissinger and Rogers Unknown man -Unknown actions -Effect on the President The President and Haldeman left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 626-11 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:03 pm and 3:40 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men met.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-11 (cont.)
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The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 3:40 pm.
Conversation No. 626-12 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 3:48 pm - 5:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:48 pm. -Lewis and David Reed Bull left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm. Earl L. Butz -Confirmation -Clark MacGregor's call to Haldeman -Charles H. Percy and Hugh Scott -Prospect of vote -The President's possible role -MacGregor's call to Haldeman
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-Tax check-off issue -Possible conversation with the President The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:48 pm and 3:55 pm. [Conversation No. 626-12A] [See Conversation No. 15-175] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Forthcoming speech on aged -NSC meeting -William P. Rogers's schedule -Golda Meir The President talked with Clark MacGregor between 3:55 pm and 3:58 pm. [Conversation No. 626-12B] [See Conversation No. 15-176] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -NSC meeting -Possible agenda -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -National 4-H Congress speech -Congressional candidates -Unknown man from Vermont -Possible photograph opportunity -Raymond H. Nutter -Kentucky -John C. Watts -Unknown man from Vermont -Opponents of incumbent Democrats
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-Jack R. Miller-Television appearance -George H. Mahon -President of Texas Tech University -Invitation for the President to address American Association of Engineers -The President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Possible book to be written -Lewis’s view -James A. Michener -Unknown person -Forthcoming conversation with unknown person -Size of party -Press -Possible book -Michener -Theodore H. White -Interviews -Herbert G. Klein's views -Associated Press [AP] -United Press International [UPI] -American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE] -Editorial boards -The President's trip to PRC Parade Magazine -Responses to written questions -The President's record Congress -Previous vote on repealing “315” -Democrats -Pending legislation -Tax Bill -Arthur Summerfield and unknown person Lewis, Reed and the White House photographer entered and Haldeman left at 4:06 pm. Introductions Reed's experience -Vietnam
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
Forthcoming interview -Ronald L. Ziegler The White House photographer left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. -Fiftieth anniversary of Reader's Digest Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm.
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Preparation of article on forthcoming interview -US News and World Report interviews Vietnam -Cessation of conflict -Negotiations -Vietnamization Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. [Unintelligible] Bull left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. Vietnam
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-US role -Casualties -Troop strength -South Vietnamese -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Duration -Forthcoming announcement -Draftees -Duration -Combat -Casualties -South Vietnamese -US goals US role in world -Conflicts -Asia -Latin America Southeast Asia -North Vietnamese military dispositions -Vietnam -Prospects -Cambodia -Prospects PRC -Relations with US -Role in Korea, Indonesia and Vietnam -Relations with US -US relations with other Asian nations -The President's article in Foreign Affairs in 1967 -Population -Future prospects -PRC relations with Soviet Union -Relations with US -Benefits -Philosophical differences -Nuclear weapons -Trade -Possible conflict
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-US treaty obligations -Japan -Taiwan -Philippines -Korea -Vietnam National defense -Disarmament -SALT -Progress -Philosophies and interests of US and Soviet Union -As percentage of Gross National Product [GNP] -Compared with previous administrations -Compared with Soviet Union -SALT -Prospects -US credibility -Leonid I. Brezhnev and Aleksei N. Kosygin Middle East An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. [Unintelligible] The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:10 pm. US relations with Soviet Union -Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos -PRC and Soviet Union interests -Berlin -Middle East Middle East -Importance -US policy -US-Soviet Union relations -Israel and Egypt -Jordan crisis in 1971 -US and Soviet views
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-Compared with India-Pakistan US relations with Soviet Union -World Wars I and II -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -H. G. Wells -Glassboro summit -Dwight D. Eisenhower's meeting at Camp David -The President's forthcoming trip to Soviet Union -Preparations -Previous talks US relations with PRC -Rimland of Asia National defense -US, Soviet Union and PRC -Europe -Japan US economy vis-a-vis world -Competition -Marshall Plan -European Economic Community -Common Market -Soviet Union -PRC -Taiwan and Singapore -Japan -Herman Kahn's view -Latin America -Africa -Competition -Isolationism -Competition -Example of Paavo Nurmi -Eisenhower administration -Peaceful intentions of US -Isolationism -Import surcharge -Competition
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-12 (cont.)
-Age of industrial equipment -Depreciation -Government subsidies -Isolationism -Vietnam -Korea Vietnam -Possible effect of communist military success -Effect on American spirit -The President's policy Publication of interview -Editing [Unintelligible] Presentation of gifts by the President -Reed's children Lewis and Reed left at 5:10 pm.
Conversation No. 626-13 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 5:10 pm - unknown before 5:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person [Stephen B. Bull?]. Charles W. Colson Alexander P. Butterfield entered and the unknown person [Bull?] left at 5:10 pm. Documents for signing The President's schedule -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] television show, “A Day in the Life of the President”
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-13 (cont.)
Rose Mary Woods entered and Butterfield left at 5:12 pm. The President's speech draft -Typing -Delivery to unknown man -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Ronald L. Ziegler -Work -Woods’s view Roger E. Johnson -Previous meeting with Woods -Role with Administration -Travel -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr. -John [Surname unknown] -Conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Ambassadorial position US Ambassadors -Spain -John D. Lodge -Argentina -Spain -Robert C. Hill -Political ambitions -Cornelius V. Whitney -Louie B. Nunn -Woods’s view The President's term of office -Foreign visits and visitors -Summits -Italy -France The President’s schedule -Time magazine -"Man of the Year" award
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-13 (cont.)
Time magazine -Willard Edwards -Willy Brandt -Nobel Prize Stephen B. Bull entered at 5:20 pm.
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Woods left at 5:20 pm. The President's schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Colson -Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 5:21 pm.
Conversation No. 626-14 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: 5:21 pm - 6:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Charles W. Colson.
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Earl L. Butz Public relations -President’s previous speech to American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO] convention -Photograph -Music -George Meany -Photograph -Teamster photographer -Frank E. Fitzsimmons's conversation with Colson -Effect -Possible use -Time magazine -Wire service -Meany -Illness -Mail to White House -Editorials Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] -Ronald H. Nessen -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Possible role -Daniel L. Schorr -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Possible role -John C. Whitaker and Frederic V. Malek -Neighborhood cleanup program -Russell E. Train and William D. Ruckelshaus
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-Public education -Effect -Compared to Claude W. Gifford -Efforts at Agriculture Department -Mailings -Television -Radio Butz -Confirmation Supreme Court -Confirmations Romana Acosta Banuelos -Confirmation -Delay -Effects -Senate Finance Committee National economy -Stock market -Prospects -Volume -Possible veto of Tax Bill Pending legislation -Tax Bill -Henry C. Cashen, II’s report -Activities of business organizations -Russell B. Long -John B. Anderson -Network time in political campaigns -John O. Pastore -Networks' views -"315" -Previous vote on repeal -Presidential office -White House position -1972 campaign -Possible debates
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-1960 election -White House position -1968 campaign -George C. Wallace -"315" -Wallace James Perry of National Observer -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Relationship with Colson -Attacks on administration -Audience -News summary -National Observer and New Republic -Story concerning Edmund S. Muskie
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National economy -Paul W. McCracken's report -Conference Board survey -Forthcoming Commerce Department report -Colson's conversation with Harold C. Passer and James T. Lynn -Plant and equipment survey -Milton Friedman's views -McCracken's views -Unemployment -James D. Hodgson's views -McCracken's views -John B. Connally's views
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-Statistical formulation -Passer's views -Revisions of leading economic indicators -Previous conversation with Colson -Stock market -Wire service reports Henry A. Kissinger National economy -Stock market -Wire services Henry A. Kissinger entered and Colson left at 5:40 pm. Forthcoming meeting The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman at an unknown time between 5:40 pm and 5:45 pm. [Conversation No. 626-14A] The President's forthcoming speech at White House Conference on Aging -John D. Ehrlichman -The President's conversation with Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Ehrlichman's conversation with Price -Unknown man's possible conversation with Ehrlichman [End of telephone conversation] Kissinger's previous press briefing -India-Pakistan -State Department action -US policy -John A. Scali's views -Conversation with Haldeman -The President's schedule -Press questions on foreign visits -People's Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union Haldeman talked with the President between 5:45 pm and 5:46 pm.
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 626-14B] [See Conversation No. 15-177] [End of telephone conversation] Kissinger's previous press briefing -The President's international policies -Scali's conversation with Haldeman -The President's schedule -Foreign visits -John B. Connally -Role in international monetary policy -PRC -Taiwan -US policy -Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon's forthcoming trip to PRC -Schedule -Ronald L. Ziegler -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC -Press contingent -Size -PRC -Television -Ground station -Hangchow -Forthcoming meeting with Mao Tse-tung -Peking -Press reception The President's schedule -Foreign visits and visitors -Press conference -News coverage -Tax Bill -Butz and Meany India-Pakistan -Kissinger's schedule -US policy
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-State Department -Export licenses -Aircraft -Ammunition
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PRC
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The President's schedule -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction [MBFR] -European Security Conference -MBFR -Michael J. Mansfield -Options -State Department -European Security Conference -Soviet strategy -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -US strategy -Timing -Berlin Agreement -Soviet strategy -Finland -Ambassador to Finland, Val Paterson European Security Conference -NATO meeting
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-US policy -State Department -European nations' policy -MBFR -Germany -The President's schedule -Heads of State -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Germany -Willy Brandt's views -William P. Rogers's views Vietnam -Military plans -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Senate recess -Bombing -Negotiations Henry Brandon -Forthcoming book on the President's foreign policy -Conversation with Kissinger -Meetings with the President -Timing -Ziegler -Conversation with Kissinger -Role of State Department in foreign affairs -PRC -Cambodia -State Department -Documentation -Rogers PRC -Messages from US Rogers -Kissinger’s view -Schedule -Senators
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-Speech -Activities -Compared with Clark M. Clifford -Relations with press -Conversation with Henry Truitt State Department -Kissinger's previous relationship with Elliot L. Richardson -Rogers -The President’s view Kissinger's schedule -Business Council -Peter M. Flanigan -The President’s view The President's schedule -National 4-H Congress speech in Chicago -NSC meeting -Speech at White House Conference on Aging -Visit to PRC -Press reaction -Rogers's previous comment to Truitt -India-Pakistan -Kissinger's relations with PRC -Kissinger's conversation with Brandon -Possible results -Soviet Union -Rogers -Soviet Union -Indian Foreign Minister -Indira Gandhi -Rumania -Rogers's comment -Truitt's conversation with Scali
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
State Department -Scali's views -Rogers -Relations with White House -Press -Rogers India-Pakistan -US policy -Rogers’s comment to press -PRC -Kissinger’s view -Soviet Union -PRC Rogers -Views regarding Israel -John N. Mitchell's opinion regarding motive -Kissinger’s view -Soviet Union Middle East -US policy Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:46 pm. Coat Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:09 pm. Middle East Kissinger's previous press briefing -State Department -Rogers -Forthcoming speech -Ziegler
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 626-14 (cont.)
-Kissinger’s potential statement -Taiwan -PRC The President and Kissinger left at 6:09 pm.
Conversation No. 626-15 Date: November 30, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:09 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men met. [Unintelligible] An unknown man talked with an unknown person at an unknown time. [Conversation No. 626-15A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation] Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 6:09 pm. [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.