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Date: 
Jan 10, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 644-1 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:30 am and 9:46 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. Agent’s schedule -Assignment The agents left at an unknown time before 9:46 am.
Conversation No. 644-2 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:46 am and 10:22 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Manolo Sanchez. [Conversation No. 644-2A] Request for Sanchez [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 644-3 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:46 am and 10:22 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 18-26]
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 644-4 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:46 am and 10:22 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull at an unknown time after 9:46 am. The President's schedule -John D. Ehrlichman -Value-added tax [VAT] -Gerald L. Warren -Press Bull left at an unknown time before 10:22 am.
Conversation No. 644-5 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 10:22 am - 10:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Replacement of drinking glasses -Champagne -Water [The President talked with Charles B. (“Bebe”) Rebozo between 10:23 am and 10:24 am.] [Conversation No. 644-5A] [See Conversation No. 18-27; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone call]
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-5 (cont.)
Materials to Woods -Unknown person -Correspondence -Frank Urich -Peter M. Flanigan -Unknown Jewish man in New York -Wife -Unnamed person Replacement of drinking glasses -Differences -Water glasses -Order Birthday cards -Responses Unnamed Navy captain's business project -F. Donald Nixon -John C. Whitaker
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Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s recent trip to Africa -Draft letter for the President to send to the Grambling band -Performance in Liberia -Certificate -Draft letter to heads of states about African trip -Correspondence channels -National Security Council [NSC]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-5 (cont.)
-Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger -William R. Codus -Mrs. Nixon’s reception -The President’s appreciation -Courtesies -Liberia, Ghana, Ivory Coast -Letters -Replies Unknown instruction The President's schedule -Camp David -Work on State of the Union speech -Use of time -Price’s draft -Length -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Departure from White House post -Possible occasion -Location -Coordination Birthday -The President's January 9, 1972 birthday -Telegrams -Selection of cards received -Florida -Special Christmas cards -Odes -Mrs. Nixon -Walter [Surname unknown] -Fifth-grade class birthday greeting for the President -Packages of cards -Florida
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-5 (cont.)
Mrs. Strauss [?] -Handwritten note of support for the President -Campaign contribution to Committee to Re-elect the President Replacement of drinking glasses -Champagne Woods left at 10:37 am.
Conversation No. 644-6 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 10:37 am - 10:38 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Gerald L. Warren Bull left at 10:38 am.
Conversation No. 644-7 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 10:38 am - unknown time before 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman; Gerald R. Warren was present after 10:39 am. Herbert G. Klein's televised statement on Jack N. Anderson papers, January 9, 1972 -Henry A. Kissinger -Investigation of leak -Possible libel by the press -Misinterpretation
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-7 (cont.)
Warren's statement on Klein -Affirmation of Klein's statement -White House Press Office involvement -Possible new story -Kissinger -News angle compared with analysis -Warren’s view -Press reaction -No comment position -Kissinger -Administration’s public and private statements -Press analysis The President's schedule -State of the Union speech -Budget messages -Economic report -Messages to Congress Vietnam troop withdrawal announcement -Speculation in Newsweek -Timetable -Warren's forthcoming statement -The President’s forthcoming announcement -Speculation -Warren's statement -Time of announcement -Troop withdrawal rate The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Return of Ronald L. Ziegler and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. from trip -Possible weariness -Ziegler’s possible comments -Press applications for accompanying the President on his forthcoming trip -Number -Warren’s handling -Specifics -Forthcoming announcement Warren left at 10:47 am.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-7 (cont.)
Stephen B. Bull entered at 10:47 am. The President's meeting with John D. Ehrlichman and group Bull left at an unknown time before 10:49 am. Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon's trip to Africa [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:47 am and 10:49 am.] [Conversation No. 644-7A] [See Conversation No. 18-28] [End of telephone conversation] Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon's trip to Africa -Press coverage
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[The President talked with Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally between 10:49 am and 10:50 am.] [Conversation No. 644-7B] [See Conversation No. 18-29] [End of telephone conversation]
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-7 (cont.)
Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon's return from Africa -Airport arrival -Attendees -Connallys John B. Connally -Attendance at events -Alexander P. Butterfield Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 644-17 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:50 am and 11:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon’s return from Africa -Airport arrival -Invitations -Alexander P. Butterfield’s check -William P. Rogers, Maurice, H. Stans, John B. Connally -Butterfield’s responsibility -Follow-up State of the Union speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s draft -Length -Readiness The President's schedule -Camp David -John E. Sheehan -Swearing-in ceremony -Robert O. Anderson appointment -Arthur S. Flemming swearing-in
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Time -Camp David -Vietnam statement preparation -Anderson -Meeting with Neil H. McElroy -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing -State of the Union speech -School finance meeting School financing -Ehrlichman -John B. Connally -McElroy -Advisory Council on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] John N. Mitchell's meeting -Timing -Political meetings Connally Mitchell State of the Union speech [David] Kenneth Rush -Meeting with the President -Scheduling Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:50 am. Rush meeting -Rescheduling Bull left at an unknown time before 11:30 am. Vietnam troop withdrawal announcement -Timing -Anderson -Swearing-in
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Scheduling Sheehan appointment -Public relations -Press -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Photograph session -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Flemming meeting -Press -Scheduling Cabinet meeting Meeting with Congressional leaders -Clark MacGregor's and Ehrlichman's suggestions -Briefing -Bipartisanship -Format -Message -Scheduling -Vietnam announcement -Committee chairman -Timing -Vietnam peace proposal -Henry A. Kissinger’s briefing -Foreign policy leaders White House social affairs -February 10, 1972 -National Center for Voluntary Action -Press conference -Florida -February 1, 1972 -National prayer breakfast -William R. Tolbert, Jr. of Liberia -Tolbert -Black-tie dinner -Day meeting -Blair House
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Republican governors dinner, January 31, 1972 -Mitchell -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Cabinet -Senior White House staff -Briefings -The President’s forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -DeWitt Wallace dinner -Republican governors dinner -Timing -Tolbert -Mitchell's, Agnew’s, and Ehrlichman’s recommendation -Scheduling -Timing -1972 election Briefings -Ehrlichman -Presidential involvement -Dinner Vermont congressmen -Robert T. Stafford, [Richard W. Mallary] -Meeting with the President -Atkins's possible photograph session Kissinger School financing -McElroy Connally -Invitation to [Mrs. Nixon’s airport reception] -Personal secretary -Others -Schedule School financing -McElroy Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:50 am.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
Arrival of Rush at National Airport -Meeting with the President -Scheduling -Kissinger -Hilton Hotel Bull left at an unknown time before 11:30 am. McElroy -January 13, 1972 -State of the Union speech -Anderson Anderson -Industrial conference board -Time of meeting Meeting with Netherlands Prime Minister Barend W. Biesheuvel -Scheduling -Kissinger, State Department -State of the Union -Timing -Ehrlichman, John C. Whitaker -Dutch ambassador's [Baron Rijnhard Van Lyden’s] call to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Press conference Meeting with cabinet and congressional leaders -Scheduling -Prayer breakfast The President's schedule -Netherlands Prime Minister -Meeting duration Dr. Rainer Barzel -Meeting proposal -Kissinger -Previous meeting -Willy Brandt -Wallace dinner
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Biesheuvel The President's schedule -Kissinger -The President’s forthcoming PRC trip -Nihat Erim of Turkey -France -Alexander P. Haig, Jr. -Possible future visit -Luis Echeverria Alvarez of Mexico -The President’s forthcoming trips to the PRC and Soviet Union -Erim -Haig State visits -Arrangements -Duration -Camp David, Blair House -Office visit, dinner The President's schedule -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito -Morocco, Peru and Nigeria -Ivory Coast -Mrs. Nixon’s trip -Courtesies -Kissinger State visits -Arrangements -Itinerary -Camp David Donald McI. Kendall -Soviet Union report -Scheduling of meeting with the President -The President’s forthcoming trips to the PRC and Soviet Union Meetings with the President -Allen J. Ellender -Scheduling
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Ivory Coast -Eheverria -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Foreign visits -Rate -Foreign policy issue The President schedule -Camp David -Super Bowl VI Atkins's photograph sessions of forthcoming meetings -Health Services Industry Committee
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Vietnam -Negotiations -Kissinger -Possible message for Anna C. Chennault -Five power alliance -Haig Ehrlichman entered at 11:30 am. McElroy Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations -Agnew’s recommendation
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Composition -Edmund S. Muskie, Dale Bumpers, Warren E. Hearnes, Samuel J. Ervin, Jr., Howard (“Bo”) Calloway, Edward C. Banfield, Ronald W. Reagan, Richard B. Ogilvie, Robert H. Finch, George W. Romney, George P. Shultz, Al Ullman, Florence P. Dwyer -Local leaders -Russell Arrington, Robert Knowles -Muskie -Dilemma -Agnew, Connally, Elliot L. Richardson -Possible presentation to ACIR -Value-added tax [VAT] -State sales taxes -Federalism -McElroy Commission -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Focus on real estate taxes -The President's proposals for ACIR -State of the Union speech -Connally's reactions -Talk with Ehrlichman -The President’s possible posture -State of the Union speech -Agnew State of the Union speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s draft -Length -Supplemental notes -Need for editing -The President’s role -Ehrlichman’s role -Contents of message -Farmers, elderly -Omissions -Farmers, Latin America -Amount of time on subjects VAT -ACIR proposal -Connally
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Possible statement -Connally -Talk with Ehrlichman -Agnew -Talk with Ehrlichman Meeting of committee -McElroy -Agnew, Richardson, Connally -Clarence Walton -ACIR -Presentation -Scheduling -Agnew, Connally, Richardson -Press -State of the Union speech -Vietnam speech -Agnew -Finch, Romney, Shultz -Richard G. Lugar -Presentation to Congress of proposals -Publicity -Press coverage -Connally
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Haldeman left at 11:32 am. Story on Howard Hughes
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
-Television coverage Whitaker -Film on environmental policy -Delivery to networks -Timing -Special message on environment -Introduction or cameo appearance by the President -Memorandum -Environmental events -Rate Environment -Possible trip by the President -Timing -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC -Publicity -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Big Cypress Swamp tour -Publicity -Interest in environment -Legacy of parks -Timing -Russell E. Train -William D. Ruckelshaus -Speeches by the President -Effectiveness -Chicago, Minneapolis -Environmental congress -Publicity on TV -Grand Teton trip -Eisenhower -Press coverage of trip to swamp Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:32 am. Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher -Presidential gift -Bookmark Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48 am.
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
Environment -Eisenhower Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:32 am. Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48 am. Environment -Tricia Nixon Cox, Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon -Program for publicity -Youth -Trip to Yellowstone National Park -Centennial -Air, water-related issues Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:32 am. The President's meeting with Fletcher -Carthur L. M. Drake Bull left at an unknown time before 11:48 am. Mrs. Nixon's trip to Africa -Value -Comparison to Agnew's trips Fletcher, Robert J. Brown, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Drake, and Stanley S. Scott entered at 11:48 am; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting; Ehrlichman left at 11:50 am. Introductions Mrs. Nixon's trip to Liberia -Grambling University band -US Information Agency [USIA] funding limits -Grambling band's reception in Liberia -Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Television coverage
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-17 (cont.)
Presentation of check [Photograph session] Fletcher, et al. left at 11:52 am.
Conversation No. 644-8 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:52 am and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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The President's schedule -Photograph sessions -Health Service Industry Committee -[David] Kenneth Rush Taping of audio messages Bull left at an unknown time before 11:55 am.
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 644-9 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:52 am and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Audio taping Bull left at an unknown time before 11:55 am.
Conversation No. 644-18 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:52 am and 11:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Greetings The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:55 am.
Conversation No. 644-10 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:00 pm and 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Emilio Colombo
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Henry A. Kissinger -Cabinet crisis -Kissinger -Message to the President -Timing -Message to the President -Possible meeting with the President -Barend W. Biesheuvel -Dinner and office meeting -Biesheuvel -Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes's farewell -Betty Hughes -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:00 pm. Meeting of the Health Services Industry Committee with the President -Location -Roosevelt Room -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Handshakes -Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Bull left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm. The President’s schedule Meeting with Colombo Cabinet dinner -Robert J. Brown -Invitation -Guests -Russell E. Train -Seating -Farewell tributes -Maurice H. Stans -Clifford M. Hardin -Strolling Strings, Army Chorus, Navy Sea Chanters -Location of dinner
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-10 (cont.)
-East Room -Music -Strings Entertainment -Max Morath -Appearances at Ford's Theater -Ragtime piano -Political commentary -"Mr. Dooley" -Evening at the White House -Musical style The President's talk with John D. Ehrlichman -Environment -John C. Whitaker -Memorandum -Possible speeches -Possible trips Environment -1972 election -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Thelma C. (“Pat’) Nixon -Park tour -The President’s possible efforts -Films -Network interest -Importance as issue -Young people -Interest -Recycling centers -Volunteer efforts -Usefulness -Copy of Atlantic article by Peter Drucker forwarded by Ehrlichman -Solutions -Technology -Administration's policy -Congress
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-10 (cont.)
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Kissinger Haldeman left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 644-11 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:00 pm and 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Instruction Scheduled meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 644-12 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 12:16 pm - 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-12 (cont.)
The President met with Barbara Dunn, Karl D. Bays, Earl W. Brian, Rita R. Campbell, D. Brooks Chandler, Jane Claflin, Frank C. Coleman, James R. Cowan, Theodore E. Cummings, Rosamond C. Gabrielson, James W. Haviland, John A. Hill, Alice K. Leopold, Kennth M. McCaffree, J. Alexander McMahon, C. Joseph Stetler, William H. Thomas, Samuel J. Tibbitts, Donald J. Walden, John C. Whitwell, Raymond J. Waldmann, Donald H. Rumsfeld and Stephen B. Bull; John Tomayko and Doreas Hardy may also have been present; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introductions -General conversation -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s return from African trip -Stanford University -Julie Nixon Eisenhower [Photograph session] Recommendations of committee -Duration of efforts -Health services industry -The President’s gratitude -Costs of medical services Health industry -Quality -Leadership -Cooperation with the administration’s economic program -Phase I -The President's economic program -Costs of services -Inflation -Management, technology, labor -Economic programs -As example -Representatives -Background -Volunteers -Value -Role of government White House dining services
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-12 (cont.)
-Chefs, staff -Europeans White House Mess -Filipino staff -Navy Presentation of gifts -Cuff links, bow pins The President's health General conversation -Unknown person -California Dunn, et al. left at 12:34 pm.
Conversation No. 644-13 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Ambassador [David] Kenneth Rush Bull left at 12:34 pm.
Conversation No. 644-14 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 12:35 pm - 1:24 pm
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-12 (cont.)
Location: Oval Office The President met with [David] Kenneth Rush and Col. Richard T. Kennedy; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Rush’s health Rush's living arrangements -Davenport -Piper Key -Beaches Key Biscayne -Compared to San Clemente -Weather -Views -Houses Rush's possible appointment as Deputy Secretary of Defense -John N. Mitchell -Discussion with Rush -Rush’s schedule -Return to Bonn -Forthcoming meeting with Melvin R. Laird -Recent telephone conversation in New York -Financial aspects of Rush's holdings -Job candidates -Laird’s view -Compared to the President’s -Rush's experience -Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR], Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Business -Lair’s schedule -Vacation -West Germany Frank E. Cash, Jr. -Assistant to Rush -Present position -Russell Fessenden
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
Nominations for ambassador to replace Rush -Rush's recommendations -Meeting with Peter M. Flanigan -Recommendations -Unknown Texan -West Germany -Ambassadorial candidates -Age -Gen. Lucius DuB. Clay, Jr., John J. McCloy -MBFR, European Security Conference Free Democratic Party [FDP] -Walter Scheel -Poll results -Relationship with Rush -Size -Importance Poll results -Scheel -Compared to Dr. Rainer Barzel Barzel -Head of Christian Democratic Union [CDU] party in Bundestag Forthcoming West German elections -September 1973 -Moscow agreements -Ratification -CDU’s possible position -Gerhard Schroeder, Franz Josef Strauss -Bundestag -FDP -Willy Brandt -Effect of failure on foreign policy and relations -Berlin agreement, European Security Conference, détente, Soviet-West German relations -Brandt -Possible election -Economic situation
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-Timing -Timing The President's meetings with Brandt in Key Biscayne, December 1971 -The President’s impression US-West German relations -Status -Rush’s view -Britain, France -West German security -Brandt -Troop levels -Socialists -Kissinger -Neutrality -MBFR -European security conference -Brandt’s talks with Leonid Brezhnev in 1971 -Purpose Brandt -Stance on detente -US initial attitude -Relations with the US vis-à-vis the Soviets -Attitudes toward détente -Soviet allies -Attitude toward East Germany, East Berlin -Konrad Adenauer -France -Motivations and goals -[Ostpolitik] -Michael J. Mansfield -Vietnam -Impact on German attitudes Barzel -Christian Social Union [CSU] -Strauss -Attitude toward Moscow Agreements Brandt’s Ostpolitik -Relationship with CDU
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-Bavaria -Moderation on foreign policy -Moscow agreements -Ratification -Party unity -Analogy to [James] Harold Wilson -Labor Party -Common Market -Economic and internal issues -Possible effect on Brandt -Political position of CDU -Western allies -Anti-Soviet posture, economic -Brandt -Berlin Agreement, European Security Conference -Forthcoming trip to the US -Electoral prospects -Compared to Edward R.G. Heath -West German economy Schedule Kennedy left at 12:58 pm. Laird -Forthcoming talk with Rush -Rush’s talk with the President -Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary -Teamwork -Rush -Experience -Government, MBFR, SALT -Business -Bureaucracy -Loyalty Rush -Possible future responsibilities as Deputy Secretary of Defense -Examination of Defense Department’s operation and management -David Packard -Laird
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] WSAG -Henry A. Kissinger -Laird's attitude -Mission -Implementation of White House decisions -Bureaucracy -Members -Deputy, Undersecretary of State, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS], Director of Central Intelligence Agency [CIA], Kissinger -Rush's role -Kissinger Rush -Talk with John N. Mitchell -Role of Mitchell -National Security Council [NSC] meetings -Kissinger -Necessary relationship with Laird -Kissinger -Possible relationship with John B. Connally -Purchase of planes by Latin America countries, West Germany -Northrup -State Department -Management problems -Treasury Department -Financial problems -State Department -John N. Irwin, II, U. Alexis Johnson -Support from Laird -Management role -Independence -Charlie McCarthy -WSAG -Israel -Kissinger -Mitchell -State Department -Arabs -Mediator role
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-India-Pakistan crisis -Relationship with JCS -Support -Interest of job -Compared to Secretary of State, Defense, Attorney General, Secretary of Treasury -Fund management Kissinger Talk with Mitchell -Advice -WSAG -Kissinger, Laird, Rogers Rush's schedule [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:58 pm and 1:11 pm.] [Conversation No. 644-14A] [See Conversation No. 18-30] [End of telephone conversation] Rush's schedule -Meeting with Flanigan Election year -Scrutiny of Administration Kissinger Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:58 pm. The President's call to Flanigan Bull left at an unknown time before 1:11 pm. [The President talked with Flanigan between 1:11 pm and 1:12 pm.]
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
[Conversation No. 644-14B] [See Conversation No. 18-31] [End of telephone conversation] The President's image -Europe -Momentum -1972 election -Europe -In business community -Europe -Max Frankel's conversation with Rush -New York Times and Washington Post -The President compared with Franklin D. Roosevelt -American public -World -Kissinger -Rush’s conversation with David Binder of the New York Times -Roosevelt and Nixon -The President’s foreign policy record Jack N. Anderson Papers -India-Pakistan War -Kissinger US policy on India-Pakistan relations -Public interest -US-India relations -West Pakistan -Soviet Union -Middle East -Criticism -Mutuality -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Alternatives -Vietnam -The President’s forthcoming PRC trip -Soviet Union
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-Soviet Union -Middle East -Balance of power -Soviet pilots in United Arab Republic [UAR] planes -Possible effect on Israel -US reactions -Sixth fleet -US efforts -United Nations [UN] resolution -Soviet Union -Refugee aid -Preservation of stability -Status of India -West Bengel -California -East Pakistan -Sheikh Mujibur Rahman -Communists in West Bengal India -Rush’s knowledge -Union-Carbide
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-War aims -Pakistan
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Conv. No. 644-14 (cont.)
-PRC -Kashmir Vietnam War -North Vietnam -Laos, Cambodia, South Vietnam -1954 Geneva Accords US policy on India-Pakistan relations -The President’s position -Support for India -Newspapers -Stories -Comment -Presidential advisors -Sources -General public -Attitude towards India-Pakistan relations -Comparison to Pentagon Papers, Vietnam -Opposition to the President's policy Rush's meeting with Mitchell -Laird’s talk with Mitchell -Laird’s recommendations -Work with Laird, State Department Rush left at 1:24 pm.
Conversation No. 644-15 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: 1:24 pm - 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 644-15 (cont.)
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The President and Sanchez left at 1:25 pm.
Conversation No. 644-16 Date: January 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:25 pm and 1:34 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 644-16A] The President's location -Area outside oval office -Reception area [The President only heard talking with an unknown person [Stephen Hess?] in the hallway.] [End of telephone conversation] An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 1:25 pm. An agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 1:25 pm and 1:34 pm. [Conversation No. 644-16B] [Unintelligible]
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 644-16 (cont.)
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Need for agent The President's schedule
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