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Date: 
Jan 11, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 645-1 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:10 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for the President's signature H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Location -John N. Mitchell -Butterfield’s view Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:33 am.
Conversation No. 645-2 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:10 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. John N. Mitchell [?] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:33 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 645-3 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 11:33 am - unknown before 12:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Haldeman's forthcoming meeting with John N. Mitchell and William P. Rogers Rogers -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Call to Haldeman -Briefings by Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -State Department -Henry A. Kissinger's assurances -Cables -Consistency between White House and State Department -Jack N. Anderson papers -Mitchell's previous conversation with Rogers -Instructions to State Department -Refusal to comment -Leaks -State Department -Need for cooperation -Forthcoming meeting between Rogers, Mitchell and Haldeman Cabinet -Relations with the President -Pressures on the President -1972 -Magnitude of problems -Bureaucracy -Settlement of problems outside of Oval Office -Rogers -George W. Romney and John A. Volpe -Maurice H. Stans -Rogers -Kissinger -Complaints about Rogers -Conversation with the President, January 10, 1972 -Contacts with press
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
-India-Pakistan -Controversy with Rogers -The President's trips to PRC and Soviet Union Kissinger -Emotional state -Haldeman's conversation with Mitchell, January 10, 1972 -The President's conversation with Kissinger, January 10, 1972 -Time -Haig's conversations with Kissinger, January 10, 1972 -Nelson A. Rockefeller's call to Mitchell, January 10, 1972 -Kissinger's call to Rockefeller, January 10, 1972 -Kissinger's planned resignation, January 27, 1972 -Rockefeller's assessment -Kissinger's possible motive -Mitchell's view -Haldeman's conversation with Kissinger, January 10, 1972 -Kissinger's concerns -Speech, Vietnam -Conversations with Rockefeller and Haldeman, January 10, 1972 -Concern regarding the President's support of Kissinger -Mitchell's concern -Haig -Possible trip to California -Conversation with Haldeman, January 11, 1972 -Conversation with Kissinger, January 11, 1972 -The President's conversation with Kissinger, January 11, 1972 -Kissinger’s meeting with staff -Mitchell's concern -The President's support of Kissinger -Previous work with John F. Kennedy administration -Resignation
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
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-Relations with the President -Compared with how John B. Connally would react as President -Compared to other White House staff -Tolerance of behavior -Haig's view -Kissinger's possible resignation -Kissinger's conversation with Rockefeller -Timing -Rockefeller’s view -Possible resignation -Timing -PRC and Soviet Union -Haldeman's conversation with Haig -Haig’s possible role -Mitchell’s view -Kissinger's schedule -Return to Washington, D.C. -Haig's forthcoming conversation with Haldeman -The President's recent conversation with [David] Kenneth Rush -Haldeman’s call -Col. Richard T. Kennedy -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -The President -Mitchell -Melvin R. Laird -Relations with State Department -Haig -Mitchell -Foreign policy
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
-State Department personnel -Haig -The President’s knowledge -Restlessness -Variety of work -Haig's view Administration officials -Changes after election -State Department -Cabinet Kissinger -Emotional state -Mitchell's conversation with Haldeman -The President's conversation with Kissinger -Kissinger's call to Rockefeller -Mitchell's call to Kissinger -Timing -Rockefeller's views -Kissinger’s position on Rockefeller’s staff -Haig’s conversation with Haldeman
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-The President's support of Kissinger -The President's relations with Kissinger -Haldeman -Inconsistencies -Haig's view
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
-Press coverage -The President’s responsibilities Frank L. Rizzo -Conversation with John D. Ehrlichman, January 11, 1972 -Rizzo's request for meeting with the President -Rizzo's forthcoming conversation with Walter H. Annenberg -Speech -Attack on Democratic candidates -Edward M. Kennedy -Press conference -Praise for the President -Conversation with Ehrlichman -Federal funds for Philadelphia -Relations with administration -Status -Ehrlichman The President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Kissinger -Timing -Budget release -State of the Union message -Republican leaders meeting -Prayer breakfast -Meetings with Barend W. Biesheuvel and Emilio Colombo -Timing -State of the Union message -Bipartisan meeting -The President's trip to PRC -Congress' schedule -Romney -Haldeman's conversation with Ehrlichman -Possible flight with the President -State of the Union message -Romney's previous conversations with the President and Ehrlichman -Domestic Council meeting -Ehrlichman’s strategy -Connally's schedule -The President's television appearance on January 18, 1972
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
-State of the Union message -Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s draft -Kissinger's draft -Framework and rhetoric Abraham Lincoln -Cabinet -Compared to the President’s -Edwin Stanton -Relations with Lincoln -Performance in War Department -Meetings with Lincoln Kissinger -Personality -The President’s view -Meetings with the President -Cambodia -Pentagon Papers -Middle East -[Unintelligible] -Performance Rogers -The President's forthcoming meeting with Haldeman -Possible objections to Kissinger's handling of negotiations -Trips -Forthcoming speech -Compared with Connally and Melvin R. Laird -Loyalty Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:33 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming swearing-in ceremony -Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman Haldeman left at 12:01 pm. -Forthcoming ceremony -Arthur S. Flemming
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-3 (cont.)
-Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 12:02 pm.
Conversation No. 645-4 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 12:02 pm - unknown before 12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Arthur S. Flemming, Bernice V. (Moler) Flemming, Harry S. Flemming, John Parker, Susan H. (Flemming) Parker, Elizabeth Parker, Charles Parker, John Parker (Jr.), Elliot L. Richardson, John B. Martin, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Leonard Garment, James W. McLane, L. John Evans, Webster B. Todd, Jr., Thomas A. Flannery and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Arrangements [General conversation] [A transcript of the following portion of the conversation can be found in Public Papers of the Presidents, Richard M. Nixon, 1972, p. 28-29] [End of transcribed portion] Photograph session -Flemming family -Introductions -Arrangements Greeting and introduction of guests -Unknown person’s health Presentation of gifts by the President Mail -Contents
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-4 (cont.)
[General conversation] Flemming, et al., except Bull left at 12:15 pm. Previous ceremony The President’s schedule -Forthcoming trip to Camp David Bull left at an unknown time before 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 645-5 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: 12:16 pm - 12:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President's phone calls -John E. Nidecker -The Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Gift -John B. and Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally The President’s schedule -Speechwriting -[Unknown person]
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-5 (cont.)
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The President's trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -US Information Agency [USIA] member -Henry A. Kissinger's decision -Henry Loomis, James A. Michener and John M. Shaheen -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman The President’s schedule -Meeting [with Woods, Marjorie P. Acker, Mary A. Fenton], January 10, 1972 -Publicity for Administration -Arthur S. Flemming swearing-in Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:16 pm. The President's schedule -Old Executive Office Building [EOB] The President, Woods and Sanchez left at 12:21 pm.
Conversation No. 645-6 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:21 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agents] talked with an unknown person. The President's location
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 645-6 (cont.)
-Old Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 645-7 Date: January 11, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:21 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. The President's location -Old Executive Office Building [EOB] [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.