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Date: 
Jan 12, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 646-1 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 4:02 pm - unknown before 4:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods and Alexander P. Butterfield. Letter Speech draft -West Wing Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:03 pm.
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Stephen B. Bull entered and Woods left at 4:03 pm. The President’s schedule -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Unknown general -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -George W. Romney Bull left at an unknown time before 4:04 pm.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 646-2 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 4:04 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew. The President's schedule -Return from Camp David -Writing The President's writing technique -Speeches -White House staff -Camp David -Seclusion Press -White House relations -Attitude -Government secrecy -Liberals -People's "right to know" -President’s performance of duties -Democratic contenders' views Document secrecy -Court rulings -Courts’ competency to adjudicate -Possible legislation -White House appeal to congressional leaders -F. Edward Hebert -John C. Stennis -Margaret Chase Smith -Leslie C. Arends -Restriction on document classification -Current abuse -Limitation to authorized people -Level of classification -Presidential classification -Authority of courts
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
-The President's power of classification compared to content of document -Analogy to slander per se -Improper use by violator -Penalty -Use of document in defense -Constitutionality -Courts -Sensitivity -Jack N. Anderson -General public -Foreign agents -Possible use -Possible legislation -Congressional leaders -Public's "right to know" -Relevance -Presidential classification -Improper use -Court rulings -Libel laws -Press attitude -Possible legislation -Agnew’s discussions with congressional leaders -Hebert -Administration's activity on declassification -William H. Rehnquist -Quantity -John W. Dean III -John D. Ehrlichman -David R. Young, Jr. -Investigative work on Anderson papers -Person who leaked information -Prosecution -Compared with Daniel Ellsberg -Ellsberg case -Ehrlichman's work as private lawyer -Pentagon Papers -Neil and Susan (Margulies) Sheehan -Harvard University think-tank -The Sheehans
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
-Alleged activity in obtaining documents -Press -Prosecution by White House -New York Times -Election year considerations -Future plans -Possible legislation -Agnew’s work -Press -Relations with White House -Agnew’s possible role -The President’s recent telephone conversation -1970 election -Possible interpretation -Agnew’s proposed legislation -Possible contacts -Stennis, Arends and Hebert -J. William Fulbright -Dean and Ehrlichman -Rehnquist -Previous work -Relations with the Vice President -Dean and Ehrlichman -Declassification -Increase -Presidential classification -Sanctity -Harry S. Truman -The President’s activity in Alger Hiss case -Political uses -National security use -India-Pakistan issue -Leaks -Impact -National Security Council [NSC] and Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Confidential conversations
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
National security -Presidential confidential conversations -The President's methods -Dwight D. Eisenhower's example -Emmett Hughes's book -John F. Dulles and the President -Conduct of government -Government operations -The President's methods -NSC -[Unintelligible] -India-Pakistan Partition War, 1948 -Casualties -India-Pakistan War of 1971 -Dacca -American Residents -Helicopter evacuation -US treaty -Pakistan -Lack of US treaty commitment -Other nations’ possible aid -Options -Interpretation by press -Agnew’s proposal -Convictions for leaking secrets -Ellsberg -Compared to liberal [causes celebre] -Huey Newton -Juries -Public opinion -Approach to Congress -Submission to the President -Conversation with Rehnquist -Conversations with Ehrlichman and Dean -Possible work -Rehnquist -Approach -Rehnquist's new position -Legacy -Possible memorandum to Dean
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
Supreme Court nominations -Rehnquist -Rejection of other possible nominees National security -Press attitude -Anderson -Agnew -Possible speech -Reaction -Possible interview -Herbert E. Kaplow -Content and tone -Kaplow's possible action -Agnew’s relations with the press 1972 campaign -1956 election example -Adlai E. Stevenson II -Attacks by the President as Vice President -Tone -Stevenson's response -Eisenhower's response
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
Agnew’s forthcoming speeches -Lincoln Day -University of Georgia -Invitation from Dean Rusk -Message from the President about Rusk -Florida Memorial College -Fund-raiser for Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher -College campuses -Question and answer format -Midwest -Colleges -Question and answer format -Agnew’s delivery -Compared with Edmund S. Muskie Muskie -Speeches -Ability -Previous appearance in Florida -Reply to question from Black person -Newspaper coverage -Television coverage State of the Union message Troop withdrawal announcement, January 13, 1972 -Rate Laos -Vulnerability -South Vietnam -Cambodia South Vietnam -US accomplishment
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
Laos and Cambodia -Press coverage -Public opinion -US presence -Purpose -US withdrawal Vietnam -US troop strength -Withdrawal -Casualties -Withdrawal -Rate -Prisoners of war [POWs] -South Vietnam -Political prospects -Military strength -Air Force and Navy -North Vietnam -Army -North Vietnam -Military operations -North Vietnam -November 1972 -Weather -The President's trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -II Corps -Press coverage Agnew’s proposal on national security and document secrecy -Approach to Rehnquist -Ehrlichman's and Dean's work The President's schedule -George W. Romney
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-2 (cont.)
Briefing on budget, January 12, 1972 -George P. Shultz -Performance Agnew left at 4:30 pm.
Conversation No. 646-3 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 4:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull; an unknown woman and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew can be heard in the background John D. Ehrlichman -Schedule Bull left at 4:30 pm.
Conversation No. 646-4 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 4:30 pm - 4:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Forthcoming meeting with George W. Romney, Ehrlichman and John C. Whitaker -Briefing the President -Cities -Revitalization -Competition for funds -Winners -Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-4 (cont.)
-Romney's views -Domestic Council meeting, January 14, 1972 -Romney's presentation -The President’s request for recommendations from Cabinet -Department budgets Federal Executive Board heads [The President talked with an unknown person [Rose Mary Woods?] at an unknown time between 4:30 pm and 4:34 pm.] [Conversation No. 646-4A]
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Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule -Soviet cultural group tour and tea -Ronald L. Ziegler -Publicity [End of telephone conversation] Federal Executive Board -Regionalization -George P. Shultz's and Frank C. Carlucci's suggestion -Romney's objection -Cabinet meeting Whitaker
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-4 (cont.)
-Departure from forthcoming meeting Ehrlichman left at 4:34 pm.
Conversation No. 646-5 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: 4:34 pm - 6:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George W. Romney, John D. Ehrlichman and John C. Whitaker. Greetings Weather -Golf Romney’s experience -State of the State messages -Compared to State of the Union messages State of the Union message Cabinet meeting, January 20, 1972 -Scheduling for 1972 -State of the Union message -Cabinet dinner Maurice H. Stans -Resignation from Commerce Department -Finance Chairmanship for 1972 campaign -Timing -New duties -Law regarding contributions -Wayne L. Hays -The President's signature -Announcement -Timing
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Trip to Houston, January 24, 1972 -Speech -Romney's speech, January 25, 1972 -Coordination with Romney's trip -Florida -Florida -Preparation for trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Speech -Coordination with Romney's speech -Support of sponsoring group -Previous meeting with the President -Romney's work Housing -Implementation of untested programs -Congressional investigation -Audit reports -Possible release by Romney -"236" Refreshment -Coffee -The President's memory Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:34 pm. -Pepsi-Cola -Coffee Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:23 pm. National growth policy -Synopsis -Kiplinger Washington Letter style -State of the Union message -Rural and urban policies -Federal action -Problems -Rural and urban decline
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Causes -Fragmented federal programs -State government apathy -Balkanized local governments -Unfocused private efforts -Federal government initiatives -Previous examples of initiatives -Cumberland Road and National Road -Canal system -Homestead Act -Land grant colleges -Railroad grants -Federal Housing Administration -Interstate highway system -Operation Breakthrough -Industrialized housing -Changes in building codes and zoning restrictions -Unions -State proposals -Waivers -Proposals from companies -Number -Factory construction -Impact -Call-out results -Connecticut -Interstate cooperation -National housing market -Compared to national automobile market -Union contracts -Wage rates -Compared to craft rates -Plumbers, carpenters, electricians -Prefabricated housing -Refocusing of housing industry -Production methods over on-site methods -James W. Rouse -Columbia, Maryland -Greater Baltimore development -Greater Hartford project -Consortium of private interests and local state governments
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Urban problems -Suburbs, race, taxes -Federal programs -Columbia -Achievements -Vote for George C. Wallace -Integration -Operation TACLE -Power of example -Compared with Roger Bannister's breaking of four-minute mile -Rockefeller Center in New York City -Renewal of Fifth Avenue -Pittsburgh -Golden Triangle -Milwaukee -Request of Robert E. Merriam -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -New Haven -New York State urban development program -Coordination of state and local committees with private leadership -Urban and rural areas -Benefits -Catalyst -Hartford program -Local decisions and initiatives -Social, economic, physical requirements -Competition -Detroit -Suburban outgrowth -Fragmentation and autonomous government -Chicago -Rural areas -Grouping around growth centers -Living environment -Consortia of state, local and private initiatives -Matching money -Property tax barrier -Competition of consortia -Presidential support -Meetings of political leaders
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Proposals -Forty semifinalists -Matching funds -Rural and urban -Criteria -Duration -Pilot demonstrations of winners -Matching funds -Twenty finalists -Funding -Revenue-sharing -Costs to federal government -19 month period -23 month period -6 to 8 year period -Twenty winning communities -1975 -Advantages -Federal appropriation -Congressional approval -Charts -Outline of phases -Costs -Local compared to federal expenditure -Budget outlays -Flanking approach -Compared with Operation Breakthrough and other programs -Compared with Alexander's conquering of world -Unions -Building and zoning codes -Congress -Volunteerism -Local perspective -Presidential support -Domestic Council departments' cooperation -Compared with John B. Connally's economic program -Forthcoming Domestic Council meeting -Cabinet officers' support -National growth subcommittee -Rouse, Anthony Downs, William T. Coleman, Jr. and M. Carl Holman -Leak
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Wall Street Journal -Call from Henry L. Bellmon Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:34 pm. The President's schedule -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Material for the President -Executive Office Building [EOB] office Bull left at an unknown time before 5:23 pm National growth policy -Operation TACLE -Chamber of Commerce support -Romney's conversations with Arch N. Booth and [Forename unknown] Arbaugh [sp?] -Credit for idea -Urban housing abandonment -Public housing projects -Congressional mandate -Deterioration and vandalism -Make-up of families -Central cities -Race -Crime and social problems -Private funds sources -St. Louis, Detroit -Federal funds -Causes -Crime and drugs -Congressional investigating committees -Fragmentation of local government -Duration of Romney’s efforts -Solution -Romney's previous calls -John N. Mitchell -Elliot L. Richardson -James M. Beggs -John A. Volpe -James D. Hodgson
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Cooperation between Cabinet departments -Test cities -Option process -Invitations to governors, local officials, private leadership -Central city compared to metropolitan basis -Possible losses -Test cities -Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware and St. Louis -Romney's previous conversations with governors of states -Presentation before Cabinet, January 13, 1972 -Work by Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] staff -Charts -Charts -Support of initiatives -Romney's previous experience at American Motors Corporation [AMC] -Rambler -George W. Mason and Meade [sp?] Moore -Compared with Walter E. (“Walt”) Disney's initiative -Rouse's conversation with Disney -Appointment of group to develop plan -Richardson -Volpe -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew The President's schedule Elmer H. Bobst -Age -Beliefs Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:34 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Mitchell -Postponement Bull left at an unknown time before 5:23 pm. Bobst -Age -Career
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. -Warner-Lambert -Alfred E. Driscoll -Memory -The President’s family
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-Memory -Retention -“Dodo” Momdouha (As-Sayyid) Bobst -Career -Success -Board of Directors, Hoffmann-LaRoche, Inc. -Bobst's decisions -Objectives -Compared with the President's decision-making -Cabinet -Domestic Council -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] The President's decision-making -PRC trip -State Department and William P. Rogers Housing -Mitchell -National leadership committee -Equal opportunity in jobs -Alliance of businessmen
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Chicago -Richard J. Daley -Martin Luther King, Jr. -Marches -Leadership council -Frederick G. Jaicks -Inland steel -Peter G. Peterson -National leadership council -Membership -Business and others -Purpose -Local leadership -James M. Roche -Conversation with Romney -Retirement -Meeting with Black leadership -Romney’s attendance -Chairmanship -Results -Publicity -James W. Cook -Illinois Bell -Chicago council head -Daley -Roche -Work with Cook -The President's possible instructions -Proposal with recommendations -Local leadership councils -Purpose -Acceptance of minority housing on voluntary basis -Chicago example -Legal barriers to discrimination -Court action -Private legal practice -Washington, DC -Compared with Miami Valley experience -Low income housing -Council of Government -Counties
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Proportion of housing for each governmental unit -Compared with busing issue -Roche -National leadership council -1972 election -Administration control -Roche and Cook -Organization -Election year politics -Democrats' reactions -Civil rights activity -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Ink Fund -Roche's influence -Sensitivity of issue -The President’s talk with Romney Mitchell Whitaker left at 5:23 pm. Executive reorganization -Public interest associations -Recent Cabinet meeting -Department of Community Development -Romney's conversations with Chet Holifield and Frank J. Horton -Earl L. Butz announcement -Chances for passage Revenue-sharing -Negotiations with Congress -OMB -Possible press reports -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] compared to OMB -Memorandum -Congressional leadership -Public interest group -Negotiations with OMB -Possible meeting -Compared with House Resolution [HR] 1
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Compared with busing -Compared with deal with Wilbur D. Mills -Mills's conversations with Arthur F. Burns and Shultz -Presentation Romney -Previous discussions with the President -Timing -Steel strike settlement -Economy -Future plans -Future discussion with the President -Possible resignation -Timing -Views on political deficiencies in United States -Future plans -The President’s previous talks with Cabinet -Performance in office -Sensitive issues -HUD bureaucracy Cabinet -Resignations -Mitchell -Maurice H. Stans -Clifford M. Hardin -Reasons -Public's knowledge -Farm prices
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Conversation with the President and Rogers -1972 election -Future employment -Ralston-Purina -Romney -Situation -The President's attitude -Future discussion with the President -Timing -The President's forthcoming trips to the PRC and Soviet Union -US travel -Discussions with other Cabinet members -Support for the President -Public service Lenore L. Romney -The President’s previous comments -1970 election George Romney -Plans -Assistance to the President -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Date Romney left at 5:33 pm.
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23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
Operation TACLE -Consideration of program -Housing -National growth policy -Costs -Congress -George Romney -Lobbying efforts -Ehrlichman’s view Mitchell entered at 5:34 pm. -Consideration of program -Cabinet study group -George Romney's views -One city -Opposition -Costs -Grants -Model cities -Competition -Feasibility -Pilot program -Hartford example -Boston Ehrlichman left at 5:37 pm. Mitchell's schedule -W. Kenneth Riland -Martha (Beall) Mitchell -West Coast State of the Union message -Speechwriters -The President's memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Research -Quality -The President's efforts
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Value Announcement of offers to North Vietnam, January 18, 1972 Troop withdrawal announcement, 1/13 -Scheduling -Melvin R. Laird -Rate Announcement of offers to North Vietnam -Henry A. Kissinger's negotiations -Congress -Rogers's knowledge Rogers -Previous conversation with Mitchell -Mitchell's previous conversation with Kissinger
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The President left at an unknown time before 6:21 pm.
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The President entered at an unknown time after 5:37 pm. [The President talked with Rose Mary Woods at an unknown time between 5:37 pm and 6:21 pm.] [Conversation No. 646-5A]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
Riland -Meeting with Connally -Meeting with the President -Time [End of telephone conversation] Connally -Health -Meeting with Riland -Mitchell -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Kissinger -Warren E. Burger -Golf Rogers and Kissinger dispute -Handling -Fault Kissinger -Hypothetical dealings with Connally and Rockefeller as President -Personality -Dealings with the President -The President’s temperament Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:37 pm. Refreshment [?] Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:21 pm. Rogers -Kissinger -Dealings with the President -Troop withdrawals, “Menu” series -The President's decisions -Kissinger Kissinger -Dealings with the President
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Compared with Rogers and other Cabinet officers -Mitchell's previous conversations with Rockefeller -Possible resignation -Rockefeller's previous relations with Kissinger -Relations with Rogers -Handling -Telephone conversations -Compared with face-to-face meetings Rogers -The President's trip to PRC -Information -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -Memoranda -Meeting with Haig -Kissinger's cancellation -Defense of State Department bureaucracy -Harm to administration -John F. Dulles -Dean Rusk -Dean G. Acheson -Rogers's loyalty Kissinger -Mitchell's previous conversation with Rogers -Haldeman's report to the President -Forthcoming conversation with Mitchell, January 14, 1972 -Relations with Rogers -Relations with the President -Meetings with the President -The President's call to Rockefeller -1972 election -The President's defense of Kissinger to press -Kissinger’s conversation with Mitchell Israel -Mitchell's view -Compared with Kissinger's and Rogers's views -The President’s view -Basis
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Political pragmatism -Kissinger's view -Basis -Personal background -1970 election -Soviet Union -Kissinger’s view -The President’s influence -Rogers -Possible conversation with Mitchell -Haldeman's presence -Arab nations -1972 Election -Votes -Democratic Party -Financing -Media -Joseph J. Sisco's negotiations -Planes -Delays -Soviets -Rogers -Possible conversation with Mitchell -Edmund S. Muskie -Previous conversations with Mitchell -Haldeman -The President's trip to Soviet Union -Phantom jets -Suez Canal -Arabs -Moscow talks -Jews -Mitchell's and the President’s views -Golda Meir -Samuel Rothberg Rothberg -Humphrey's finance chairman -Florida fund-raiser, January 1972 -Support of the President -Fund-raising
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
Israel -The President’s support The President's trip to Soviet Union -Arabs Kissinger and Rogers -Value to administration -PRC and Soviet Union trips -Informing Rogers Rogers -Social relations with the President -Kissinger's views -J. Edgar Hoover -Dinner -Haldeman -Connally -Plane trip -Soviet Union trip -PRC trip -Briefing by Haig [The President talked with Haig at an unknown time between 5:37 pm and 6:21 pm.] [Conversation No. 646-5B] -Forthcoming conversation with Haig Leaks -Marshall Green -Rogers Draft communiqué -The President's negotiations Haig's conversation with Rogers -Informing Rogers -Communiqué -Kissinger
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Rogers and the President Kissinger and Rogers -Haig’s role Haig's health Laos Kissinger -Activities -Briefing book [?] -Press reports -James B. Reston -New York Times -Editorials -Kissinger's credibility -Editorial -Frank Getlein [End of telephone conversation] -Haig -Reston and Getlein in Washington Star -Kissinger's credibility -Kissinger's reaction -Conversation with Mitchell -State Department leak -Reston -Anderson papers -National Security Council [NSC] leak -Kissinger's call to Rogers -Source -Credibility -Paris negotiations -State Department and Rogers -Forthcoming conversation with Mitchell -The President's schedule -Speeches -Decisions -Previous meeting with Romney
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Historical record -India-Pakistan -Press -Laos -Kissinger Mitchell's future -Departure from office -Timing -Stans's departure -PRC trip -Haldeman's views -Possible date -Possible press coverage -Stans’s departure -Stans -Conversation with Mitchell -Timing of departure -Soviet visitors -Schedule -Dinner with the President -Announcement -Departure -PRC trip -Public speculation Richard G. Kleindienst -Attorney General position -Chances of confirmation -Congress -Press coverage -Ehrlichman's views -Investigation -Hearings -“Repression” issue Congressional hearings -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. Committee -Unnamed Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] employee -Anderson papers -Wiretapping
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Kent State University -Edward M. Kennedy -James O. Eastland -Kleindienst -Politics -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA] -Jerris Leonard -Publicity Kleindienst -Relations with Justice Department -Possible position as Acting Attorney General -Confirmation -Eastland -Support of administration -Peter G. Peterson selection -Future relations with Mitchell
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Hoover -Opposition -Humphrey -Muskie -George S. McGovern -Campuses -L. Patrick Gray -Succession -Deputy Attorney General -Connecticut Circuit Court of Appeals
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. -Qualifications Kissinger -Attacks by others -Attacks -Rogers -State Department -Persecution complex -The President's support Rogers -Loyalty -The President’s and Mitchell’s view Kissinger -Public exposure -"Today Show" -Marvin L. Kalb's show -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.’s show -The President's PRC trip -Recognition -Hollywood starlets -Georgetown parties India-Pakistan War -US efforts -Opposition to Administration -Kissinger -Comments concerning Soviet Union -State of the world message -White paper -Mitchell’s forthcoming talk with Kissinger -US position -United Nations [UN] -Soviet Union -Postwar efforts -[India] -[Soviet Union] -[Pakistan] -Kissinger's views
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 646-5 (cont.)
-Reston and Getlein articles [David] Kenneth Rush -Conversation with Mitchell -Dealings with Laird -Meeting with the President -Kissinger -NSC staff member [Col. Richard T. Kennedy] -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -Laird -Contact with the President -Mitchell Kissinger -Talk with the President -Rush -Mitchell -Kissinger -Role in White House -Clearance of all national foreign policy issues -The President's contacts with Laird and Rogers -Informing by the President -Interference in State Department matters -Haldeman -Rogers -Contacts with ambassadors -Defense Department -Joints Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Cables -Speech by George H. W. Bush Mitchell's schedule -Riland Mitchell left at 6:21 pm.
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 646-6 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: Unknown after 6:21 pm until 6:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez
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The President and Sanchez left at 6:23 pm
Conversation No. 646-7 Date: January 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:23 pm and 12:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown person [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 646-7A] The President’s location -Residence [End of telephone conversation]