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Date: 
Dec 09, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 634-1 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 2:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Tax bill -Passage -Wilbur D. Mills -Possible call -Schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:38 pm.
Conversation No. 634-2 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 2:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 16-71]
Conversation No. 634-3 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 2:38 pm - 2:39 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Wilbur D. Mills. [See Conversation No. 16-72]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 634-4 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 2:39 pm and 2:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 16-73]
Conversation No. 634-5 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 2:43 pm - 2:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -John B. Connally -Upcoming meeting -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Visit with Vladimir V. Matskevich -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Connally's office -Notification -Forthcoming meeting [with Jaime Arguelles] -Talking points -People's Republic of China [PRC] and USSR trips -Henry A. Kissinger -Delivery of unknown letter -United Nations [UN] Security Council [?] -Tax bill -President’s upcoming trip to New York, December 18, 1971 -Haldeman's talk with Rose Mary Woods -Dinner -Theater -Time of performance
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-5 (cont.)
-Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Florida -Possible press conference -Possible schedule conflicts -India-Pakistan situation -Azores -Communications with the White House -Transportation -Airplanes The President talked with John W. Byrnes between 2:46 pm and 2:48 pm. [Conversation No. 634-5A] [See Conversation No. 16-74] [End of telephone conversation] Economy -Tax bill -Christmas -Sales -Projections -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Hobart Rowen -Democrats -Phase II -Inflation -Growth -International economy -Inflation -Status -Unemployment -Auto sales -Rowen Kissinger -Schedule -Kissinger preparedness in question
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-5 (cont.)
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-State Department -Personnel -Schedule -Florida -William P. Rogers -Advantages -Differences -California -The President’s schedule -Crisis management -Franklin D. Roosevelt and [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Rogers -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] conference -Timing -Airplanes -Types of transport -Florida -Rogers, Connally and David M. Kennedy -Possible attendance on flight -Preferences -Mrs. Nixon -Cabinet officers An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 2:59 pm. The President's schedule -Letter delivery -Gen. Francisco Franco -“Law of the Sea”
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-5 (cont.)
-Jaime Arguelles -Haig -Kissinger -Haig -USSR meeting -Arguelles -Letter -Level of importance -Haig -Stephen B. Bull -Talking points Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:48 pm. President Hubert Maga's arrival -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Haldeman and Bull left at 2:59 pm.
Conversation No. 634-6 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 2:59 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Hubert Maga meeting -Photographs -Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at 3:00 pm.
Conversation No. 634-7
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-6 (cont.)
Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Hubert Maga and Sophia K. Porson; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions Photographs Maga's appreciation for meeting [Photograph session] Alexander M. Haig, Jr. entered at 3:05 pm. United Nations [UN] -Previous meeting between the President and Maga -Taiwan, vote -Dahomey’s position -International relations -Country size -Dahomey -India-Pakistan situation -Cease-fire -UN vote -US position -Population comparison Dahomey-US relations -UN -Taiwan vote Dahomey-US comparison -Freedom -Proposal for a working relationship in the future Size of Dahomey -Importance in US relations
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-7 (cont.)
Foreign aid -Multilateral -Potential Congressional opposition -Full support for US programs in Africa Urban development -Importance to Dahomey -Development of roads -Possible problems Dahomey agriculture -Drought -Corn -Rise in cost -US aid -Assistance from West Germany and international organizations -Level of importance to US interests -Potential tragedy Africa -New countries priorities -Education -Capital investment -Dahomey -Agriculture -Increase in production of food crops and cash crops -Roads -Niger -Upper Votta -Nigeria -City development and urban planning -Water supply -Problems concerning year-round access -Main source of assistance -International organizations -US loan to Southern Dahomey -Water supply -Maga's visit to Geneva -International Labor Organization [ILO] -Maga’s concern
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-7 (cont.)
-American Federation of Labor-Congress of International Organizations [AFL-CIO] -Opposition to ILO -George Meany -Congress -Appropriations -Domestic programs compared to international programs -Dahomey relations -Work with the US -[Forename unknown] Tevoedjre -Candidacy -Senegal, Cameroon, Chad -Possible support from the President Organization of African Unity [OAU] -UN recommendations -African chiefs of state memorandum -Proposals on Middle East -Possible US support -Maga’s conversation with Abba Eban -Israeli agreement -US consideration Visit to African countries -Yakubu Gowon Closing remarks -The President’s travels -The President’s knowledge and support of Africa The President, Maga, Haig, and Porson left at 3:29 pm.
Conversation No. 634-8 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:29 pm and 3:32 pm Location: Oval Office
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-7 (cont.)
The President met with Manolo Sanchez and Stephen B. Bull. Jaime Arguelles meeting -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Sanchez and Bull left at an unknown time before 3:32 pm.
Conversation No. 634-9 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 3:32 pm - 3:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jaime Arguelles and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings Letter from Gen. Francisco Franco -Spain's “Law-of-the-Sea” position -State Department The President's regards to Franco -President’s previous visit to Spain -Reception -Franco's Family -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Daughter and grandchildren -Location -Henry A. Kissinger Closing remarks -Invitation from the President Arguelles and Haig left at 3:36 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 634-10 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 3:36 and 3:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Manolo Sanchez. Judgeship announcement Letter or bill signing Butterfield and Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:57 pm.
Conversation No. 634-11 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 3:57 pm - 3:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger India-Pakistan situation -Backgrounder -Ceasefire -Resumption of East-West negotiations -Possible Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] action -India -Possible military action -Trade -Yuli M. Vorontsov -Letter from Leonid I. Brezhnev Kissinger left at 3:59 pm.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 634-12 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 4:00 pm - 4:41 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Vladimir V. Matskevich, Yuli M. Vorontsov, and Henry A. Kissinger. [General conversation] -Kissinger’s schedule Introductory remarks -Photographs of exhibition in Moscow -The President’s attendance -Milton S. Eisenhower -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] agriculture Message from Leonid I. Brezhnev -Greetings -The President’s forthcoming trip to the USSR -Significance Brezhnev -Relationship with Matskevich -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Matskevich’s view -Aleksei N. Kosygin An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:00 pm. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:33 pm. USSR trip -The President’s upcoming meeting with Brezhnev -Significance -Brezhnev -US-USSR relations -Possible impact
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
India-Pakistan situation -Brezhnev -Importance to the US -Sense of urgency -Possible settlement US-USSR relations -Progress over the past three years -The President’s anti-Communism -Negotiations -Andrei A. Gromyko -The President’s previous conversation with Gromyko -The President’s respect for USSR leaders -Progress -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Berlin -European security conference -Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Middle East -Formal discussions -Potential opportunities -Berlin -Limitations of armaments -Middle East -European security conference -Trade -Maurice H. Stans -Previous trip to USSR, November 1971 -Peace and cooperation -Different objectives -USSR trip -Timing -India-Pakistan situation -United Nations [UN] -Disagreements -Possible outcome -Pakistan -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Alliance
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
-USSR-Indian relations -PRC -Pakistan -US-USSR relations -Possible working relationship for peace -Conditions for peace -Ceasefire -Attacks on West Pakistan to cease -Possible action from the US -Negotiations -Prompted by Brezhnev [?] -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Awami League -Withdrawal -Settlement -Fairness -USSR-Indian relations -Key to settlement -Negotiations -US influence -Yahya Khan -Awami League -Timing -Possible confrontation -Treaties -USSR-US cooperation -Spirit of cooperation -UN -Brezhnev -Sense of urgency -Differences between US and USSR -Arms control -Middle East -India-Pakistan situation -Trade -Future of Europe -Accomplishments -Thanks from the President for the meeting -Matskevich’s conversations with Brezhnev -Pakistan -Europe
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
-SALT -Trade -Agriculture -India-Pakistan situation -Time to settle affairs -Matckevich’s forthcoming conversation with Brezhnev -India-Pakistan situation -Brezhnev’s efforts and views -[Yahya Khan] -Formal reply -Brezhnev Closing remarks -The President’s upcoming meeting in Moscow, May 1972 -[Gifts] -Dobrynin -Best wishes from the President Matskevich and Vorontsov left at 4:33 pm. Meeting with USSR -Significance of meeting -Outcome State Department USSR-US relations -Status India-Pakistan situation -PRC -Pakistan ambassador [Agha Hilaly] -Ceasefire -Possible withdrawal Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 4:33 pm. Photographs of Vorontsov Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:41 pm.
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
India-Pakistan situation -US involvement -Potential diplomatic losses -Pakistan ambassador -Brezhnev letter -Potential agreement between the US and USSR -Possible negotiations with the Awami League -Yahya Khan -PRC -USSR and US treaties -Complex in nature -West Pakistan -Attempt to end the conflict -Vorontsov -Kissinger’s view on India-Pakistan -Carrier movements -Strait of Malacca -Meeting with the Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Evacuation
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-WSAG meeting -Meeting with Matskevich and Vorontsov -Significance -President’s policy -Action by the President
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Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
-European security conference -Middle East -SALT -Trade -USSR -Risk involved -US bureaucracy
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-WSAG meeting -The President’s attitude
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-12 (cont.)
Kissinger left at 4:41 pm.
Conversation No. 634-13 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 4:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with John B. Connally -Location -Henry A. Kissinger -Forthcoming telephone conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Veto message -[Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1971] Bull left at an unknown time before 4:56 pm.
Conversation No. 634-14 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 4:54 pm and 4:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Veto message -[Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1971]
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 634-15 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 4:56 pm - 4:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. India-Pakistan situation -Kissinger’s view -State Department -News summary -Meeting with Vladimir V. Matskevich and Yuli M. Vorontsov -President’s view -Upcoming Moscow Summit -The President’s tone -Pakistan -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -India -US appeal to USSR -Possible meeting with Richard M. Helms [Unintelligible] Kissinger left at 4:59 pm.
Conversation No. 634-16 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 4:59 pm - 5:54 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally. Connally’s schedule
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
Tax bill -Call to Wilbur D. Mills -The President’s foreign policy" -“Check-off” deal -Anticipated reaction from Congress -Treasury Department -John [W. Byrnes?] -Comments -Strength -Mills and Byrnes -Praise -Call to Mills -Senate -President’s request -Connally -Mills’s skill -Revenue sharing International monetary situation -George P. Shultz -Previous conversation with Connally -Surcharge in terms of trade -Arthur F. Burns -Conversations with New York bankers -The President's talk with Henry A. Kissinger -Burns -Convertibility -Condition for deal -Shultz -Possible deals -Connally -US position -Gold issue -Georges J.R. Pompidou -British -Pompidou -Usefulness to US -French -Progress -Paul A. Volcker and Connally -Position paper
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-Burns’s position -Fixed rates -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Convertibility -Limited compared to full -Timing -Shultz -Gold -Edward R.G. Heath -Connally -Previous conversation with Shultz -Press -Connally's meeting with the Ministers -Convertibility -Shultz -Henry S. Reuss-Jacob K. Javits Bill -Congress -Shultz’s concern -Connally’s previous conversation with Shultz -Gold -Connally’s view -Edward M. Kennedy -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Mills -Convertibility -Connally’s conversations -Former Secretaries of the Treasury -Democrats -Europeans -Pompidou -Realignment -Meeting in Rome -Price of gold -Special Drawing Rights [SDRs] -British pound -French franc -Different standards -IMF -Future plans -Surcharge
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-Gold -Limited convertibility -Opinions of financial experts -Shultz -IMF -Protecting the dollar against convertibility -Deficit -US money in other government’s hands -Amount -US assets -Amount -Exchange rates -Germany -France -High rates -US blamed -Surcharge for realignment -Gold for trade concessions -Germany -Potential problems -Pompidou -Connally’s previous conversation with Kissinger -Japan -Deals with US on bilateral basis -Trade and money -Wants a multilateral sum -Canada -To be dealt on a bilateral basis -Potential US difficulties -France -Pompidou -Willy Brandt -Heath -Under pressure for agreement -Deutsche mark -Value -Franc -Gold-trade agreement -Trade concessions for the US -Remove surcharge -10% devaluation of the dollar
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-Pompidou -The President’s upcoming meeting with Pompidou -Knowledge of subject -Connally and Valery Giscard D’estaing -William P. Rogers -Proposed US deal with France -Maximum realignment -Proposed price of gold -Italy -Amount -US-France negotiations -Connally’s view -Realignment -US needs -Political risks involved -Trade concessions -US needs -US standing firms -Ultimatum -Agriculture -Grain storage commitment -Timing -Germany -Pompidou -US concessions -Possible agreement -Timing of meeting -Group of Ten -Negotiations -Value of money -Japanese -People’s Republic of China [PRC] and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -State Department -Kissinger -Pompidou -D’Estaing -Andre Meyer -Individuals to be conferred without the President’s meetings with Pompidou -Connally's meeting -Timing
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-D’Estaing -Call for instructions -Pompidou -Japanese -Preparations for meeting -Germany -France -Key to the European Community importance in making a deal with France -Meyer -President’s instructions -Bob Murphy -Meyer -Heath -Arthur H. Dean -Negotiator skills -Acquaintances -Kissinger -Possible attendance at meeting -Pompidou -Trust in Kissinger -Heath -Brandt -Heath’s possible agenda at meeting -Canada -Edgar J. Benson -Floating the dollar -Convertibility -Negotiations -Benson -Pierre E. Trudeau -Presence at meeting -US investments in Canada -Oil reserves -Automobiles -US requirements from Canada -Trade concessions -Floating the dollar -Percentage and value -Benson -Automotive agreement
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-Border crossings -Exemptions -Agreed to by Canada -Possible agreement -French -Bilateral meetings -The President’s upcoming meetings with Brandt and Eisaku Sato -Meeting in January -Group of Ten -Ultimatum from US -Surcharge -French -Connally's meeting -Group of Ten -Sato, Brandt and Heath -Potential problem for the President -France -Gold -Possible problems for US -History -Germany -Connally's schedule -Policy paper -Kissinger Brazil -The President's meeting with Emilio Garrastazu Medici
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
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-Fidel Castro -Juan Velasco Alvarado -Organization of American States [OAS] -No change in US policy -Bolivia -Medici -Elections -Venezuela -Colombia -Argentine ambassador [Pedro E. Real] -Conversation with Connally -Democracy compared with stability -Unknown person -Population growth in Brazil -In comparison with -Bolivia -Chile -Argentina -Time span International monetary situation -Latin America -Canada -Southeast Asia -Indonesia -US economic growth
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 634-16 (cont.)
-Gross National Product [GNP] -Compared to Great Britain -Indonesia ambassador’s [Suedjatmoko] previous conversation with Connally -Trudeau dinner -International organization [International Group for Aid to Indonesia [IGAI]] -Meeting in Brussels -Aid amount to Indonesia -US amount -Multilateral amount -Direct aid -Amount -Japan -Netherlands -Germany -Proposal to increase aid -Congress -World bank -Cut in aid -India -Assistance -Lt. Gen. T.N.J. Suharto Connally left at 5:54 pm.
Conversation No. 634-17 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:54 pm and 5:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. The President's schedule -Request for a meeting with an unknown person
Conversation No. 634-18
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 5:54 pm and 5:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Veto message Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:57 pm.
Conversation No. 634-19 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: 5:57 pm - 6:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.
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PAKISTAN
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India-Pakistan situation -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
-People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Possible results of proposed settlement -Optimism -East Pakistan -Leonid I. Brezhnev letter -Contents of letter -USSR-US declaration -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -United Nations [UN] Security Council -Preparations in case India rejects proposal -West Pakistan -Ceasefire -Bangladesh -Potential negotiations between East and West Pakistan leaders -Possible independence -Yahya Khan -East Pakistan -President’s view -USSR meeting -Possible watershed in US-USSR relations -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Kissinger's talk with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger’s view -Forthcoming Moscow Summit -Yuli M. Vorontsov -Letter to Brezhnev -Timing -[Vladimir V. Matskevich] -Compared to Andrei A. Gromyko -Brezhnev -Brezhnev -Pressure during upcoming Moscow Summit
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
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30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
-Indian Ambassador -John N. (“Jack”) Irwin, II -Timing -[State Department] -USSR -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] meeting -Timing -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -David Packard -Helms -Carrier movement -Moorer -Planes
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-Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Vorontsov -Haig -Comments on the President’s statement Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 6:05 pm. Veto message President’s schedule -Defense Department budget meeting
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
-Barry M. Goldwater -Possible schedule conflicts -Clark MacGregor -Cabinet Room -Previous commitments -Melvin R. Laird -Location -John G. Tower -Peter H. Dominick -Edward J. Gurney -William Clay -Proposed talk to Congress -Authorization appropriation -Amount -MacGregor -Goldwater -Defense budget -Conservatives -USSR -Amount of time -Forces -Laird -Congress -Laird -Proposed time -President’s instructions The President's schedule -Packard and Moorer Butterfield left at 6:18 pm. Defense budget meeting -Moorer -Call from Kissinger -Packard -Force level International monetary situation -Kissinger's possible meeting with Georges J.R. Pompidou -The President's talk with Connally
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
-Valery Giscard D'estaing -Pompidou -Relationship -Possible implications in deal with Pompidou -Edward R.G. Heath -Germany -Japan -December 18, 1971 meeting -Germany -Canada -Great Britain -Possible agenda -Group of Ten meeting -Timing -President’s instructions -Price of Gold -Trade concessions -PRC Ambassador -Kissinger’s schedule -Azores -Kissinger's qualifications -The President’s confidence in Kissinger -Andre Meyer -Political implications -Pompidou -Possible deal -Kissinger’s view -Michel Jobert -Arthur K. Watson -Kissinger's talk with Connally -Germany -Azores -The President’ upcoming meeting with Marcello Jose Neves Alves Caetano -Timing -Presence at meeting -Pompidou -President’s instructions to Kissinger -Connally -Pompidou’s time of arrival
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
State Department -Bureaucracy -Treatment of the President -News summaries -Foreign policy -Cambodia and Laos -North Korea -[Response to 1969 EC-121 shootdown] -William P. Rogers -Laird -Possible mis-step by the Administration India-Pakistan situation -Wire to Moscow -Answer -Meeting with USSR -Ceasefire -Awami League -Mujibar Rahman -West Pakistan -Losses -Bombing of Karachi -State Department -Delhi and Islambad -US policy -Determination -Comparison with past government [World War I] -Czar Nicholas II -German Emperor -Brezhnev -Meeting with [Matskevich] -Toughness from the President -European Security Conference -Middle East -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Treaties -USSR and US -Israelis against the Egyptians
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34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
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-USSR-Indian relations -Possible reaction -West Pakistan attack -India -Aid -USSR -1972 election -Potential for animosity
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-US intellectuals
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No.634- 19 (cont.)
Unknown Ambassador Kissinger left at 6:34 pm.
Conversation No. 634-20 Date: December 9, 1971 Time: Unknown between 6:36 pm and 6:47 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The President’s location -Residence [Unintelligible] The unknown men [Secret Service agents] left at an unknown time before 6:47 pm.