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Date: 
Jan 13, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 647-1 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:10 am and 10:12 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Neil H. McElroy meeting -John B. Connally's attendance
Conversation No. 647-2 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 10:12 am - 10:19 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Budget Items for the President's signature -Bob [Surname unknown] -Tricia Nixon Cox -Envelope -Note to Gen. Walter R. Tkach -Box US flag cufflinks -Unknown person -Possible placement in library -Note Camp David -Woods’s schedule -The President's return -Marjorie P. Acker
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-2 (cont.)
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:12 am. Presidential gifts for visitors -Pins -Tie clasps Bull left at an unknown time before 10:19 am. Schedule -Acker Woods left at 10:19 am.
Conversation No. 647-3 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:19 am and 10:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler -Delay -Necessity to read Bull left at an unknown time before 10:34 am.
Conversation No. 647-4 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:19 am and 10:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Conv. No. 647-4 (cont.)
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 10:34 am.
Conversation No. 647-5 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:19 am and 10:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Requested meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler The unknown person left at an unknown time before 10:34 am.
Conversation No. 647-6 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 10:34 am - 10:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Procedure for announcing US troop withdrawals from Vietnam -The President and Melvin R. Laird
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-6 (cont.)
-The President’s comments -Length -Introduction of the President -Laird’s role -Report by Ziegler -Timing Ziegler left at 10:35 am.
Conversation No. 647-7 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 10:35 am - 11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Melvin R. Laird and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Greetings Vietnam announcement -Questions -News summary Vietnam -North Vietnamese attacks -Media coverage -Probability of success -South Vietnamese -Prospects -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Morale -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -Possible questions at forthcoming news briefing
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-7 (cont.)
Possible questions at forthcoming news briefing -North and South Vietnamese capabilities -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Reliance on South Vietnam for its security The President's statement of US troop withdrawals -Date of withdrawals -Possible follow-up questions -Handling -Noting circumstances -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Remaining US forces -Administration record Democratic candidates -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey -Previous positions on Vietnam -1968 campaign Vietnam -US troop withdrawals -Levels POWs -Deadline -North Vietnam’s response -Call for overthrow of South Vietnam government -Critics of the President's policy -Possible responses -Aid to North Vietnam -North Vietnam’s position -US withdrawal -Cessation of aid to South Vietnam -Overthrow of South Vietnam government -Humanitarian aspect -Nguyen Van Thieu Laird's possible responses -Projected enemy activity -Press coverage -Tone
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-7 (cont.)
-Withdrawals -South Vietnamese defense capabilities -Chances of success -US combat role -North Vietnam Press stories -Energy activity -Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam -Timing -South Vietnamese defense performance -US confidence -Defeats and victories -Cambodia -Laos South Vietnamese -Military capabilities -Manpower, training, materiel, morale -Towns -Kontum -Laird’s possible answers -Phrasing -Composition -Central Highlands -Montagnards Troop withdrawal announcement -Format -Ceilings -Press interest -Future announcement -Timing -Laird's comments -Laird, Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS], Thieu Laird’s possible answers -South Vietnam defense capabilities -Nixon doctrine, Vietnamization, Cambodia -Press questions -Air and sea power
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-7 (cont.)
-Possible future use -Conditions -1972 -Laos, Cambodia -US forces -POWs -1972 election -The President’s possible remarks The President’s possible remarks -US troops -Confidence in Vietnamization, South Vietnam defense capability Vietnam -Remaining US troops -Responsibilities Possible action by the North Vietnamese -Psychology of attack -Evidence US casualties in Vietnam -Helicopters -Press reports of increases -Compared to the Battle of the Somme, March 21 – April 6, 1918 -British casualties -Compared to Germans -Compared to New York City death statistics Troop withdrawal announcement -Vietnamization -Attacks by the North Vietnamese -Prediction -Timing -Publicity -Psychological effect -South Vietnamese defense capabilities -Possible failures -Terrain -II Corps -Air activity
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-7 (cont.)
-Effectiveness -ABC reports Air strikes -Damage reports -B’52s -Four-day strike of December 1971 -Effectiveness -Effectiveness -Weather -Evidence -US responses to North Vietnamese attacks -Remaining US troops South Vietnam -Success -Economic progress -Inflation -Progress Rate of withdrawal -US goals in South Vietnam -POWs -Self-defense Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:00 am. Reporters at announcement release Questions for Laird -Duration Television cameras The White House Press Room Ziegler left at 11:01 am. The President's statement Laird's comments
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-7 (cont.)
-Vietnamization -Confidence in South Vietnam Troop announcement -Troop ceiling -Future announcement -Coordination with South Vietnam, Laird, JCS -Laird -Questions -Confidence in South Vietnam -US ground combat role [David] Kenneth Rush -Meeting with Laird -Hugh Scott -Proposed meeting with John C. Stennis, Margaret Chase Smith -Possible appointment as Deputy Secretary, Secretary of Defense Ambassador William J. Porter The President, Laird and Haig left at 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 647-8 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:05 am and 11:07 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met with Manolo Sanchez. Refreshments The President's schedule -Briefing Room The agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time after 11:05 am. [Conversation No. 647-8A]
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-8 (cont.)
The President’s location -Briefing Room [End of telephone conversation] This recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:07 am.
Conversation No. 647-9 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 11:11 am - 11:41 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. John B. Connally -Meeting with the President’s Commission on School Finance -Invitation -Talk with the President, January 12, 1972 -Swearing-in ceremony for John E. Sheehan -Role in economic policy -John D. Ehrlichman -Treasury Department -Talk with the President in California -Staff -Ehrlichman -Department of the Treasury -George P. Shultz -Shultz -Council on Economic Advisers [CEA] -Phase II -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s idea -Connally’s reaction -Shultz Agnew -Labor
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
-1972 election -Economic spokesman role -Arthur F. Burns Connally -Relations with Haldeman -Role -Talk with Shultz -Agnew Agnew -Talk with Haldeman, January 12, 1972 -Ideas on document classification -Ehrlichman -Presidential classification -Talk with Congressmen, William H. Rehnquist, Ehrlichman, John W. Dean, III -Talk with Haldeman Cabinet -Henry A. Kissinger -Agnew -Responsibilities Edmund S. Muskie -Walter L. Mote’s conversation with Clark MacGregor -Administrative assistant’s claim -Possible charge against the President -Jack N. Anderson papers -Cover-up and double standard -Daniel Ellsberg -Alleged culprit -Departments of Defense, State -Administration counter-attack -[Yeoman Charles E. Radford] -Responses -John N. Mitchell, Ehrlichman Anderson papers -Attacks on the President -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -[Yeoman Radford]
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
-Possible prosecution -Lack of evidence -Laird -Motives -JCS
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Muskie -Anderson papers -Laird, Rogers -Joseph McCarthy -[Yeoman Radford] -Lack of evidence -Strength as issue -Press coverage -Thomas W. Braden Kissinger -Possible press conference, January 14, 1972 -Schedule -Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Mitchell, Haldeman James B. (“Scotty”) Reston's article -Opening to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Key to the 1972 election -Link between Pakistan and the PRC -Conflict between military strategy and domestic campaign strategy -Purpose of trip to the PRC -Kissinger's reaction
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
-Source of response -State Department, William P. Rogers -PRC trip -Purpose -Conciliation -1972 election -Appearance on television -Forbidden City New York Times editorial -Impact of Pakistan policy -Soviet Union -Indian Ocean Kissinger -Concerns about news stories -Press conference -Conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -Propriety -Possible briefing, January 18, 1972 -State Department -Change of focus -South Asia Ziegler entered at 11:26 am. Laird's statement -Presentation -Laird’s talk with the President -Rate of withdrawal -North Vietnamese buildup -South Vietnamese capabilities -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Vietnamization -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Remaining forces -Refusal to predict -Cambodia -Army -Capabilities vis-a-vis North Vietnam -Press reactions
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
-US confidence in South Vietnamese capabilities -Tet offensive -ARVN -Tet offensive -Alsop column -I Corps -Answer to critics -South Vietnamese capabilities -Reduction of US ground combat role Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s trip to Africa -Interview -Ziegler’s talk with Mrs. Nixon -Ziegler’s view -Use of Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins's slides -Ivory Coast -Question -Response -Barbara Walters -Liberia, Ghana -Evaluation -Poise -Confidence -Television coverage of trip -Remarks -Women's issue -PRC initiative -The Soviet Union Press coverage of the Russian orchestra -Photographs -Atkins Ziegler's talk with Constance M. Stuart -Mrs. Nixon's interview -Stuart’s talk with Walters -Questions
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Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
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Laird's troop announcement briefing -Ziegler’s forthcoming talk with Laird -Transcript Ziegler left at 11:33 pm. Kissinger -Possible press conference -Possible meeting with Max Frankel -Reston -Press conference -Anderson papers -Importance -Public perceptions -PRC initiative -Media coverage Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:33 am. Group to see the President Bull left at an unknown time before 11:41 am. Muskie -Mitchell and Ehrlichman Anderson papers -Legal case -[Yeoman Radford] -Anderson -Kissinger
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
News summaries -Patrick J. Buchanan -Robert S. McNamara's forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] appointment -Possible reaction by Barry M. Goldwater -Endorsement -Kissinger -Connally -The President’s instructions to Kissinger -Need to avoid publicity -Format -Vietnam -Busing -Richmond court decision Richmond court decision -The President conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Judge [Richard Merhige] -Lyndon B. Johnson -Publicity -Liberals -Democrats Kissinger -Interview with Frankel -Compared to press conference -White Paper issuance option -State of the World message -Haig -Kissinger -Focus of news stories -Trips to the PRC, Soviet Union -George Meany Speechwriting -William L. Safire -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Haldeman left at 11:41 am.
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Conv. No. 647-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 647-10 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 11:41 am - unknown time before 12:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Neil H. McElroy, Sidney P. Marland, Jr., Elliot L. Richardson, John D. Ehrlichman, Lewis A. Engman, and Roy D. Morey. Introductions and greetings Robert E. Merriam -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] Merriam entered at an unknown time after 11:41 am. Report from the President's Commission on School Finance [McElroy Commission] -The Commission’s schedule -Dissent -Non-public school assistance -Paul Freund (?) -Father [Forename unknown] Whelan of Fordham University Law School -Catholic schools -Projections -Tax credits -Tuition grants -Cost of some programs -Rev. William E. McManus -Need for action Nelson A. Rockefeller -Education plan -Failure -Prospects School funding -State functions -Allocation for elementary and secondary schools -Local financing
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
-Source of funds -Income, sales, property taxes -Local expenditures of funds -Supreme Court -Warren E. Burger -Federal government role An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:41 am. Refreshments The unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:36 pm. -Federal government's role -Amount of aid -Five-year period -Urban areas -Efficacy of grant programs -Deterioration -Young people California and Texas decisions -Impact on school funding programs -Property taxes -Examples -San Marion County -Compared to Apple Vally -Minnesota -States -Equity State funding -Federal government -Local school boards -California -Watts -San Marino -Local government vis-à-vis states -Delegation of authority -New Brunswick, Canada -Hawaii
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
-Handling of funding -Oregon, Ohio Taxes -Ehrlichman’s talks with McElroy -Engman's work -Value Added Tax [VAT] -The President's conversation with John B. Connally -Tax reform -Property and general taxes -California -Sales tax -Property taxes -Regressive nature -Sales tax -Possible substitutes -VAT Prototypes of programs -Revolutionary approach ACIR -Purpose -Revenue sharing -Federal support for education -Schedule -Congress -Revenue sharing, welfare reform -VAT State and local perspective -Agnew’s experience -County government -Tax reform in Maryland during Agnew's tenure as Governor -ACIR -Changes in intergovernmental relations -Effect of broad-based tax such as the VAT -Revenue sharing -Private schools -Approach -Special revenue sharing for education
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
-Public relations -Feasibility of VAT Property tax -Assessment rate differences -Boston -California -Newark -Sales taxes -Relation to other taxes -Income taxes -Graduated -VAT -General revenue sharing -Equalization of education costs Bill in Congress -Changes Total tax picture McElroy Commission, ACIR -Departments of Treasury, Domestic Council and Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Revenue sources -Study of equalization efforts -State, Federal roles -Equal educational opportunity Property taxes -Different kinds -Assessment factors -VAT Government decentralization -Administration goal -State responsibilities -Board of education -Use of taxes -Broad-based tax
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
HEW formulation Projections on funding -Court decisions -Tax funds -Sources ACIR -Property taxes -VAT Property taxes -“Circuit breaker” -State limit on amount elderly pay -Conference on Aging -Wisconsin -Possible federal effort -Treasury Department, Domestic Council ACIR -Additional staff -Texas -Congress -Edmund S. Muskie -Schedule -Study of VAT Special revenue sharing for education -Possible public impression -Funding -Property tax -State role -Neighborhood and district role -Tax base -Relationship to use of money -Congressional hearings -Roman C. Pucinski and House committee members -Illinois -Chicago -Sales tax
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
Executive Committee of the ACIR -Further study of VAT substitution for property tax -Schedule -The President’s instruction -Priority attention to school funding -McElroy Commission Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -John E. Sheehan -Background -Composition [General conversation] Focus -Pilot programs -Local government control Agnew, et al., except Richardson, left at 12:36 pm. Inclusion of portions of Richardson’s statement in State of the Union speech -Forthcoming radio talks by the President Richardson left at an unknown time before 12:38 pm.
Conversation No. 647-11 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:36 pm and 12:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman prior to swearing-in ceremony -Book for the President’s signature Bull left at an unknown time before 12:38 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 647-12 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown after 12:38 pm until 1:02 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with unknown people; John E. Sheehan, Jean Sheehan, Kathleen Sheehan, Kevin Sheehan, Kelly Sheehan, Eugene T. Sheehan, Edward J. Sheehan, Lt. Cdr. James E. Sheehan, Geneva Smith, Admiral C. D. Griffin, Louie B. Nunn, John Sherman Cooper, John J. Sparkman, Arthur F. Burns, J. L. Robertson, George W. Mitchell, J. Dewey Daane, Sherman J. Maisel, Andrew F. Brimmer, Robert Holland, George P. Shultz, Herbert Stein, Peter M. Flanigan, Frederic V. Malek, Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins, and E. Pendleton James were present at an unknown time after 12:38 pm. Arrangements for swearing-in ceremony The President entered at 12:40 pm. John Sheehan -Swearing in as member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System [FRB] -Background -Kentucky -Age -Length of appointment FRB -Background of members -The President’s talk with Arthur F. Burns -Economists -Representation of business by Sheehan -Burns, Shultz Oath of office Photographs of family Photographs of family and Burns -Senators and governors
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-12 (cont.)
Photographic session Burns Sheehan’s comments Presentation of gifts -Cufflinks -Bow pins Nunn -Finances -1972 campaign [General conversation] [Photographic session] -Arrangements [General conversation] Sheehan's age FRB -Independence Sheehan, et al., except Cooper, left at 12:54 pm.
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25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-12 (cont.)
U. S. Senate -Middle-of-the-roaders -Support for the President -Vietnam -Forthcoming trips to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Foreign aid -Cooper-Franck F. Church amendment -Vietnam -US troop withdrawals -Announcement -Rate -Edmund S. Muskie -Vietnam Cooper's health Cooper's forthcoming retirement
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Cooper's work in the Senate The Middle East -Cooper's recent trip to Israel and Egypt -Anwar El Sadat -Meeting -Israel
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-12 (cont.)
-Sadat -Cooper’s view Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's trip to Africa India-Pakistan War -US policy -Purposes -Speech -Indira Gandhi -Visit to US -Lorraine Cooper
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Cooper left at 1:02 pm.
Conversation No. 647-13 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:02 pm and 1:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Ascension Academy class -Press interest
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-12 (cont.)
-Presidential gifts Bull left an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 647-14 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 1:03 pm - 1:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Arthene Cevey, Audrey Pontier, Karl Wunderlich, Peter Yu, Michael Slattery, Billy McNight, Stephen Bazo, Richard Buck, James Toomey, Russell Burke, Brian Clark, Philip Beauregard, Pete Wyrough, Brooks Ross, Robert Jones, Brian Bunce, John Sharood, Peter McMahon, Francois Van der Mensbrugge, and Christoper Cook at 1:17 pm; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Introduction -Teacher -Years spent in teaching profession The President's childhood -Mother, Hannah Nixon Introductions Poems Photograph session -Arrangements The President's birthday Poems -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Tricia Nixon Cox -The President's poem to sick brother Students
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Future plans -Writers, journalists -President Press Poem recitation Washington Post Poem recitation Birthday cake Student's interests The President's forthcoming trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Effect on the world -Unknown teacher -Airplane flight Presentation of gifts -Pens -Bill signing usage Oval Office -Presidential seal -Floor and ceiling -Gift -Bowpin Portrait of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale Steuben glass -“Star of the President” The President's grade school years -Fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Zimmerman -Geography Pontier, et al., except Cevey left and Ronald L. Ziegler and Stephen B. Bull entered at 1:17 pm.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-14 (cont.)
Birthday card The President's birthday present -Compact Cevey and Bull left at 1:18 pm. The President's meeting with Edwin M. (“Jiggs”) Fauver -Length of meeting -Fauver's duties -White House Telegraph and Travel Office -John Fauver -Photographs -Press -Ray M. Zook The President’s recent meeting with school children Ziegler left at 1:19 pm.
Conversation No. 647-15 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 1:19 pm - 1:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Edwin M. (“Jiggs”) Fauver -Robert O. Anderson Edwin Fauver, Mrs. E. M. Fauver, John Fauver, Ray M. Zook, Ronald L. Ziegler and the White House photographer entered at 1:20 pm. Introductions
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-15 (cont.)
Press -Badges Fauver -Retirement -Plans -Children, grandchildren -Son, John Fauver Appreciation for job [Photographic session] Presentation of gifts -Money clip -Compact -Cufflinks Appreciation for job done Fauver, et al. left at 1:23 pm.
Conversation No. 647-16 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 1:23 pm - 1:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Neil H. McElroy Commission meeting -Length -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Delays in balance of afternoon schedule Bull left at 1:24 pm.
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Conversation No. 647-17 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 1:24 pm - 2:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Robert O. Anderson, J. Erik Jonsson, John D. Ehrlichman, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., and Leonard Garment. Greetings Delays in the President's schedule -Meeting with Neil H. McElroy and Commission National Football League [NFL] -Playoff games -Super Bowl -Dallas Cowboys, [Miami Dolphins] -Play Cities -Los Angeles -Atlantic Richfield Co. headquarters -Bank of America -Move from New York City to Los Angeles -Living conditions in New York City -Schools -Aerospace industry -The President's airplane shuttle trip to New York City with "Pete" Jones -"Charlie" Jones -“Pete” Jones -New York Times -“Charlie” Jones -California -Bohemian Grove -Jonsson -New Jersey
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
-Dallas, Los Angeles -Expansion -New York City -Deterioration -Possible handling Urban problems -Possible handling -Dialogue between urban leaders, professionals, and academics -Lack of common background -Mayors, governors Project -Timing -Senior Executive Council of National Industrial Conference Board -Business -Urban problems -Need for understanding -Institute for National Goals -Precedents -Dwight D. Eisenhower administration -Charles H. Percy committee -Magazines -National Purpose -National Goals Institute for national goals for the future -Naming -Difficulty -Priorities -Education, health defense, space -Space shuttle -Recent announcement -Support by Floridians, Californians, New York Times Meeting at Links with foundations -Dining -Results -Agreement and disagreement Foundations
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
-Compared to business people -Advisers -Compared to executives -Functions -Examples -Money to Whittier College and Occidental College Dean Rusk -Qualities -Loyalty to country, Lyndon B. Johnson -The President's talk with William C. Bullitt -Bullitt's background as US ambassador to the Soviet Union -Rusk's origins -Foundations -Qualities Foundations -Type of life for executives -Reluctance to make decisions -Studies -Compared to lawyers The President’s talk with Ehrlichman -Anderson and Johnsson -The President’s concern National goals -Economy -Peter G. Peterson -Life magazine -Article on national purpose -Action on issues -Young people -Professors -Editorialists -Decision making -Compared to words, idealism -Rising expectations -1960’s -The Peace Corps -High expectations
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
-Lack of action -Frustration -Contrast between idealists and pragmatists -Businessmen -Compared to idealists -Pragmatic men with ideals -Young people -Idealism Computer model of world problems -Economic systems -Weather -Variables -Jobs -Long range planning tool -Congress The economy -Automobile production -Transportation -Increased production -Highways -Energy sources -Ralph Nader -Questioning -New York City -Empire State Building -Taller buildings The nation's future -Targets -Production -Transistor radios -Prices -Building a factory -Costs -Risks -Goal-setting, planning -Systems approach -“Goals for Dallas” program
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
Nation's goals -Institute's “Goals for Dallas” program -Methodology -Number of people -Duration of time -Reading of briefs of inventories -Subjects -Education, welfare, recreation, government, cities -Revisions -Sample of 10,000 opinions -Right-wing, left-wing views -Consensus -Town hall meetings -Results -Tools for projecting future needs -Computers -Industrial community -Validity, credibility -Proposals -Rockwell International -Costs -Loose ends -[Willard F.] Rockwell, Jr. -Bernard D. Haber -Problem of implementing goals -Time -Costs Computers -Use in weather forecasting -Satellites -Effectiveness -Speed in processing information from satellites -Change in forecasting -Use of models -Dr. William D. McElroy Nation's goals -Institute -Purpose -Leadership
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
-Political aspect -Consensus on plan -Black communities -Solution American Revolution Bicentennial Commission [ARBA] -David J. Mahoney, Jr. -Local communities -North Carolina Senior Executive Council of National Industrial Conference Board -Meetings -Proposal -Institute on goals -Possible government sponsorship -Foundations -Purpose -Forthcoming 1990 conference -Administration support for Institute -Possible message from the President for meeting -Foundations -Experts -Bureaucracy Rockefeller Foundation -Studies -Nelson A. Rockefeller's candidacies -Lack of action -Staff -Government and corporate bureaucracies Institute on goals -Organization -Role of the government -National Science Foundation [NSF] -Model -Presidential commission -Problem -Politics -Presidential interest, support, participation -Eisenhower’s goals commission
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
NSF -Use of money New institute -Relationship with foundations -Credit -Funding -Effect on those who join foundations The environment -National Center for Environmental Research -Proposals -Value Goal-setting -Goal institute -Establishment of priorities -The President's role -Foreign policy -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] initiative -Compared with foundations -Percy's report -Businessmen -Pragmatism and idealism -Value -Government involvement Goal institute -Cities -Instruction and assistance in setting goals -Teams -Budget -Costs -Mahoney -George P. Shultz Mahoney -Cole -Garment
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Conv. No. 647-17 (cont.)
Presentation of gifts -Money clips Pragmatism -Appeal to the President -Idealism Anderson, et al. left and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 2:14 pm. Schedule -Meeting with Jon M. Huntsman -Children -Taping of audio message for Vincent T. (“Vince”) Lombardi Dinner, January 14, 1972 Butterfield left at 2:14 pm.
Conversation No. 647-18 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:14 pm and 2:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Schedule -Jon M. Huntsman Bull left at an unknown time before 2:16 pm. The President talked with Manolo Sanchez at an unknown time between 2:14 pm and 2:16 pm. [Conversation No. 647-18A] Request for food -Timing [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 647-18 (cont.)
Conversation No. 647-19 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:16 pm - 2:21 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Jon M. Huntsman, Mrs. Jon M. Huntsman, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., Peter Huntsman, Kathleen Huntsman, Kristina Huntsman, James Huntsman, Paul Huntsman, David Huntsman, and Alexander P. Butterfield; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. The President’s farewell to Huntsman -Frederic V. Malek Introductions Photographic session -Arrangements [General conversation] Presentation of gifts Huntsman's family The President’s advice Huntsman, et al., left at 2:21 pm.
Conversation No. 647-20 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: 2:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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Audio taping The President and Bull left at 2:22 pm.
Conversation No. 647-21 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:22 pm and 2:34 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield, Stephen B. Bull, Ronald L. Ziegler [?] and unknown people [Secret Service agents] entered. [Unintelligible] The President entered and Butterfield et al., except Bull, left at 2:26 pm. The President’s schedule -Request for report Bull left at an unknown time before 2:34 pm.
Conversation No. 647-22 Date: January 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:26 pm and 2:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Departure for his Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Haldeman’s schedule -Camp David
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-Weather -Transportation The President and Haldeman left at 2:34 pm.