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Date: 
Dec 23, 1971
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 641-1 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:14 am and 11:21 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Instructions -Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 11:21 am.
Conversation No. 641-2 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: 11:21 am - 11:25 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Woods's schedule -Florida The President’s schedule -Elmer H. Bobst -Note -Reservation -Possible telephone call to Alice Roosevelt Longworth Holiday greetings -[Unintelligible] The President’s schedule -Telephone call to Paul W. Keyes, December 22, 1971
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-1 (cont.)
Herbert J. (“Jackie”) Gleason -Christmas greetings -Flowers -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo Woods's schedule -Travel plans -Unknown pilot -Plane -Akron-Canton, Ohio The President’s schedule -Florida -California Christmas greetings President's Christmas calls -Keyes -Operator Woods left at 11:25 am.
Conversation No. 641-3 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 11:25 am and 11:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Instructions for Peter M. Flanigan -Meeting with Archbishop Luigi Raimondi -Timing -Bill signing -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 11:32 am.
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Conversation No. 641-4 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: 11:32 am - 11:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Luigi Raimondi and Peter M. Flanigan; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Opening remarks by Raimondi Message for peace from Pope Paul VI Peace in the world [Photograph session] [General conversation] Peace Holiday wishes Raimondi and Flanigan left at 11:37 am.
Conversation No. 641-5 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: 11:37 am - 11:53 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Yeoman Charles E. Radford incident -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Meeting with John N. Mitchell **************************************************************************
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-5 (cont.)
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Henry A. Kissinger's talk with Haldeman -William P. Rogers -State Department -John A. Scali Kissinger -Schedule -Bermuda -Florida -Possible talk with Haldeman, Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Haig -Talk with Haldeman -Duration -Kissinger -Chou En-Lai -Sightseeing -Great Wall -Forbidden City -Chou En-lai -Duration -Shanghai -Sightseeing -Comparisons -Edward R.G. Heath -Georges J.R. Pompidou -Chou En-lai -Time of meetings -Meetings with Mao Tse-tung
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-5 (cont.)
-Peking -Hangchow -Kissinger -Re-organization -Staff time -Scheduling -Kissinger -State Department -Schedule of sites -Great Wall -Ming tombs -Petroleum factory -Sightseeing -Cultural events -Shanghai -Visit to commune -Chou En-lai -Travel logistics -Departure times Kissinger and Rogers -Unknown columnists -Columns -State Department Kissinger's schedule -Florida -Timing President's schedule -Forthcoming signing ceremony for National Cancer Act -Handshaking -Guests -Number -Florida -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Haig Haldeman left at 11:53 am.
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Conv. No. 641-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 641-6 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:09 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 641-7 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:09 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] Bull left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 641-8 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:09 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President's schedule -Key Biscayne -Dinner -Wines -Accommodations -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo Charles W. Colson -Possible message to unknown person [George Meany?] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
Conversation No. 641-9 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: Unknown between 12:09 pm and 12:27 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Ms. Woods left at an unknown time before 12:27 pm.
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Conv. No. 641-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 641-10 Date: December 23, 1971 Time: 12:27 pm - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Yeoman Charles E. Radford incident -John N. Mitchell -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -John D. Ehrlichman -Henry A. Kissinger and Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Edward L. Morgan -Release of "Pentagon Papers"
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INTELLIGENCE
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-Jack N. Anderson column -Leaks -Haldeman’s previous conversations with Kissinger and Ehrlichman -Haig George Meany -Letter -Gift from the President
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Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Cigars -William L. Safire -Charles W. Colson Radford incident
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-Prosecution of the yeoman -Mitchell -Adm. R[embrandt] C. Robinson -Effect on the military -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] Pentagon Papers -Effect on the administration Kissinger -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] National Cancer Act, December 23, 1971 -Congressmen -Edmund S. Muskie -Size of Congressional group -Harrison A. Williams, Jr. -Peter H. Dominick -President's remarks -Television coverage -John A. Scali -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Safire -Cancer Act White House Christmas decorations -Kennedys -Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis -Curtains -Kennedy approach -Washington Star Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Washington Star story -New York Times story -Washington Star's economic reporting -Unknown columnist -Smith Hempstone, Jr. -Stock market -Washington Star compared to the New York Times “A Day in the Life of the President” -Kissinger -William P. Rogers The President’s previous conversation with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Herbert J. (“Jackie”) Gleason -Letter The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 12:27 pm and 12:38 pm. [Conversation No. 641-10A] -Wire -Invitation to golf tournament, February 1972 [?] [End of telephone conversation] Woods entered at 12:38 pm. Delivery of wire from Gleason -Ronald L. Ziegler
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Sidebar -Copying -Paul W. Keyes Woods left at 12:39 pm. "A Day in the Life of the President" -Hard work -Rogers -Editing -Happenings of the day -Diplomatic arrival -Economic meeting -Drugs -India-Pakistan -The President's interview with John W. Chancellor -Keyes -Ehrlichman -Mitchell Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 12:39 pm and 12:45 pm. [Conversation No. 641-10B] Request for an unknown man to call the President [End of telephone conversation] Radford incident -Mitchell's talk with Moorer Mitchell -Toughness John B. Connally -Respect -Nomination -Timing -Cabinet party -1970 election
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
Radford incident -Kissinger -Leaks -State Department Ehrlichman entered at 12:45 pm. -Mitchell's talk with Moorer -Moorer's remarks -Melvin R. Laird -Jail -Kissinger -Briefcases -Ehrlichman's talk with Laird, December 23, 1971
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-Prosecution -David R. Young, Jr. -Yeoman's bishop -Mormon -Department of Defense [DOD] -Confession to the Mormon bishop -Polygraph -Anderson -Motives of Radford -JCS -Alger Hiss case -Kissinger's knowledge -Young
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Haig -Kissinger’s possible motives -State Department, Central Intelligence Agency [CIA], DOD -Morton H. Halperin -White House's relations with JCS -Laird -Haig -Secretary of Defense -Kissinger's actions -Radford -Bishop -DOD -Future telephone call -Charles W. Colson to Anderson -Herbert G. Klein -Murray M. Chotiner -Sources -Suggestions for questioning -Anderson -Sources -Statute of limitations -JCS -White House procedure -Ehrlichman’s upcoming conversation with an unknown captain -Tying up loose ends -Kissinger -Laird -Mitchell -Ehrlichman's and Haldeman's talk with Kissinger -Present evidence -Polygraph -Yeoman Radford -Knowledge -Briefcases -JCS -Young -JCS knowledge of Kissinger’s talking papers -Tape on interview of Yeoman Radford -JCS relations with NSC -Effect -Kissinger
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Justice Department -Mitchell -Channel of information -Recommendation from Kissinger -Prosecution -Mitchell -Moorer -Yeoman Radford -Possible “scare” tactics -Welander -Effect on Kissinger -Mitchell -Preparing for prosecution -Haig -Kissinger -Possible shift in blame -Haig -Kissinger -Effectiveness -State Department -India-Pakistan relations John F. Kennedy -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] editorial -Vietnam -Kennedy staff -Management on Vietnam issues -Arrogance -NBC show -[Forename unknown] Forrestal -Roger Hilsman -Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. -John Kenneth Galbraith -George W. Ball -Commentary -Kennedy's advisors -Advice on Vietnam -Coup -Withdrawal Kissinger
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 641-10 (cont.)
-Personality -India-Pakistan relations -Backgrounder -Education -Unwillingness to admit mistakes Kennedy's and Lyndon B. Johnson's stance on Vietnam -Consequences of NBC show on John F. Kennedy -Robert S. McNamara's trips and comment on Vietnam -Death of Ngo Dinh Diem -Two-part series -Documentaries -Life magazine -CIA contact for NBC -Interviews -Henry Cabot Lodge -McGeorge Bundy -McNamara -Dean Rusk -NBC show -Use of news footage Radford incident -Kissinger -Investigation Congress -George P. Shultz -Pocket vetoes Office of Management and Budget [OMB] Appropriations Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 1:15 pm.