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Date: 
Jan 17, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 649-1 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: 3:46 pm - unknown before 6:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule -Cabinet dinner, January 20, 1972 -Seating -Protocol -Tables -Shape -Cabinet officers, White House staff, former Cabinet members -Seating -The President's table -Kathleen (Carmoody) Stans -Sally Peterson -Maurice H. Stans -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Protocol -Cabinet officers -The President's table -Smoking -Kathleen Stans -Sally Peterson -Martha Love (Woods) Hardin -Clifford M. Hardin -Maurice Stans -White House staff -Protocol -Cabinet -William P. and Adele (Langston) Rogers -Melvin R. and Barbara Laird -John N. and Martha (Beall) Mitchell -The President's table -Martha Mitchell -John Mitchell -Forthcoming resignation -Timing of announcement -John Mitchell
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Martha Mitchell -John Mitchell's resignation -Mrs. Nixon's views -Reception in White House family quarters
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-Woods’s forthcoming talk with unknown person -The Hardins -Clifford Hardin's resignation -Timing Clifford Hardin -Resignation -Christmas -Ford's Theater event -Woods's attendance -Patricia R. and Robert J. Hitt's attendance -The Hardins -Reception The President's correspondence -Allen S. Drury -Don Shula -Herbert Hill -Previous correspondence -Articles -Previous relationship with the President -Form of address -Articles
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Views of Mrs. Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:46 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:55 pm. Cabinet dinner -Arrangements -Woods -Lucy A. Winchester -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Dinner for DeWitt and Lila (Acheson) Wallace, January 28, 1972 -Musical entertainment H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 3:46 pm. -Lawrence Welk -Ray Conniff -Army Chorus -Possible selections -Medleys -Members Woods left at 3:55 pm. The President's forthcoming speech on Vietnam peace plan -William L. Safire's work -Henry A. Kissinger's view -Kissinger’s draft -Length -Television presentation -Kissinger's view -Kissinger's role in negotiations -References to Kissinger in draft Speechwriting -The President's efforts -Raymond K. Price, Jr.'s work
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-The President's method -Compared with Franklin D. Roosevelt's method -Kissinger's and Price’s effort on the President's speech -Substance compared to form -The President's method -Outline -Price's reworking -Compared with Roosevelt's method -Draft from speechwriters -The President’s State of the Union addresses -Fireside chats -Campaign speeches -Speechwriters' methods -Cabinet Room -Samuel I. Rosenman -Robert Sherwood -Harry Hopkins -Interaction with Roosevelt -Foreign policy The President's schedule -Meeting with John B. Connally -Meeting with Arthur F. Burns -Pay Board -Connally's and George Shultz’s views -The President's State of the Union Address Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:55 pm. Connally's arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 4:05 pm.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
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Connally entered at 4:05 pm Greetings Seating arrangements Oval Office furnishings Connally's European trip -Reception Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:05 pm. Refreshment Sanchez left at an unknown time before 6:33 pm. European meeting -Progress -William D. Eberle's talk with Paul A. Volcker -Eberle’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Connally -Japanese -Grain Pricing -As issue -Price increase
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-US position -Devaluation of dollar -Citrus and tobacco -Japan Peter G. Peterson Burns -Possible meeting with the President -Connally's views -Connally’s possible participation -Pay Board -Spending ceiling -Burns's conversations with Volcker and George P. Shultz -Congressional action -The President's State of the Union address or budget message -Deficit -The President's previous record -State of the Union address -The President's budget message -Shultz -Forthcoming talks with Connally and Haldeman -Timing -Congress -Deficit -Scheduling The President's schedule -State of the Union address -Meeting with Burns -Safire’s draft -Connally's schedule -Meeting with Burns -Connally -Herbert Stein and Shultz -Quadriad -Schedule for meeting, January 26, 1972 -Timing -Burns -Troika -Budget and economic messages
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Connally's schedule -[Barend W. Biesheuvel] -Photograph -Publicity -Burns Economy -Money supply -Interest rates -Prime rate -Short term Treasury Bills -Refinancing -Long term compared to short term loans -Prime rate -Hubert H. Humphrey -Banker's Trust -First National Savings -Compared to 1964 -Money supply -December figure -Connally's conversation with Burns, January 15, 1972 -Burns's meeting with Open Market Committee -Increase of money supply -New Federal Reserve Board [FRB] member [John E. Sheehan] -Compared with other members -Connally’s and the President’s view -Possible relationship with administration Peterson -Secretary of Commerce position -Announcements -Stans's resignation -"Council for Competition" idea -The President’s view -Possible effect on confirmation -Stans -Connally's knowledge -Peter M. Flanigan -Work with James D. Hodgson -Unemployment issue -Speeches across nation
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Compared with west coast operation -Unknown man from Pennsylvania -Reorganization plans -Compared with Stans's work with Hodgson and Shultz -Hodgson's view Unemployment -Criticism of administration actions -Compared with inflation issue -Humphrey -John F. Kennedy administration -Studies -Administration strategy -Arthur J. Goldberg's previous actions as Secretary of Labor -Combined effort by Commerce and Labor Secretaries -State of the Union address draft -Connally's perusal -Statistical analysis -"Outlook" column in Wall Street Journal, January 17, 1972 -Connally's and Peterson's views -Current figure -Application of monetary or fiscal action -Social compared to economic problem -Employment of young people -Universal service -Peterson’s possible role -Categories -Peterson's role -Work by Peterson and Hodgson -Stein and Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Commerce Department -Labor Department -Employment offices -Possible meeting -Shultz -Forthcoming administration actions -Connally's coordination -Hodgson -Director of Census Bureau [George Hay Brown] -Shultz -Study
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Publicity -Connally's coordination -Hodgson -Peterson -Commerce and Labor Departments -Employment offices -Statistics -Possible meeting with the President -The President's schedule -Peterson -Forthcoming People's Republic of China [PRC] trip Economy -International economic policy -Peterson -"Camp David operation" -Flanigan -Conversation with Haldeman -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Role -Monetary and trade policy -Secretary of Treasury -Volcker Committee -Implementation and execution -Shultz's and Kissinger's view -Connally’s control -State and Commerce Department -Connally’s role -Flanigan’s talk with Connally -Monetary compared to economic policy -Economic policy -Military and political policy -Peterson's previous actions -Monetary policy -Trade compared to monetary policy -Treasury Department role -State Department role -Ash Council -Roy L. Ash -Trade -Balance of payments problems
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Defense Department -Laird's actions -Offset agreements -Effect -Monetary policy -Flanigan’s talk with Connally -Treasury Department -CEA -Kissinger -Shultz -State Department -Peterson -FRB -Diplomatic policy impact -State Department -Trade -Balance of payments -Realignment -Responsibility -Treasury Department -Connally's cable during European trip -State Department's actions -Nathaniel Samuels -Volcker's and Connally’s calls -Rome meeting -Finance Ministers of France, West Germany, Great Britain -Trade representatives -Samuels -Flanigan -Peterson -Relations with Connally -Monetary policy -Secretary of Treasury -Peterson's role -Currency realignment -Possible meeting -Need for expertise -Burns -Need for unity -Gold prices -Currency realignment
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Absence -Effect on negotiations -Georges J.R. Pompidou's view -Private agreement -Announcement -Possible effect on French exchanges -Speculation -Peterson, Burns and Shultz -Flanigan -Speechmaking -Flanigan -Compared to Peterson -Connally's role -Negotiations -Need for unity -Treasury Department role -Flanigan -Treasury Department role -1971 -Rogers -Trade -Burden-sharing -Defense and State Department -Rogers and Laird -The President’s approval -Trade -Cordell Hull -State Department -Commerce Department -Treasury Department -Eberle's role -The President -State Department -Special Trade Representative -Congressional statute -Independence from State Department -Powers -Delegation of responsibility to Connally -Monetary policy -Philosophy -Eberle
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Commerce Department -State Department commercial representatives -Rogers -Contact with Connally -Contact with Stans -Future contact with Peterson -Treasury Department -Monetary crisis -Secretary of State -The President -David M. Kennedy -Connally's role -Monetary policy -Burden-sharing -National Security Council [NSC] -Eberle -Negotiations -Meeting with Japanese at San Clemente -Kakuei Tanaka -Eberle -Stans -Conversation with Eberle -Connally -Stans -Mikio Mizuta -Europeans -Talks with Connally -Monetary policy -Revelation of intentions -US unified position on trade -Eberle -Peterson -Samuels -Eberle -Connally -Authority -Peterson -Meetings with the President -Flanigan -Role -CIEP
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Trade -Jurisdiction -Treasury compared to State Department -CIEP -Chairmanship by the President -Rogers -Vice chairmanship -Organization -Meetings -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Peterson -Commerce Department -Reorganization -Prospects -State Department -Reorganization -Under Secretary for Economic Affairs -Rogers -Flanigan -Possible role -Embassies -Commerce Department -CIEP -Flanigan -Chairman -Appointment by the President -Delegation of authority -Connally -Treasury Department -Paper -State Department -Role -Flanigan -Desire for job -Frederic V. Malek -Relations with Connally -Staff for Connally in White House -Relations with State Department -Restructuring of State and Commerce Departments -Timing -1972 election
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-State Department -Flanigan -Responsibility for economic matters -Monetary policy -Treasury Department -Commerce and State Departments -Rogers -Flanigan's role -Reorganization -Connally’s forthcoming talk with Flanigan -Flanigan -Efficiency -Compared with Peterson -Loyalty -Relations with Connally -Commerce and State Departments -The President’s role -Peterson, Stans, Flanigan shifts -Announcement -Timing -Flanigan -Possible talk with Haldeman -Opportunity -CIEP -Peterson's tenure -The President -Connally -Kissinger -Shultz -Peterson -Compared with Flanigan -New relationship with Flanigan -Flanigan -Role -Trade -State Department -Under Secretary position -Credibility -Recommendations -International monetary policy -CIEP
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Peterson -Relations with Connally -Trade -Eberle -Relations with Connally -Peterson -Flanigan -Possible relations with Connally -Connally’s schedule -Volcker Treasury Department -Departure of officials -Reorganization -World Bank -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -Inter-American Development Bank [IADB] Robert S. McNamara -Trip -The President’s forthcoming trip to the PRC -Report to the President -Meeting with the President, Connally and Kissinger -The President’s talk with Kissinger -Foreign policy commitments -India -Bangladesh -Kissinger's dinner with McNamara -Coordination with Administration foreign policy -Possible frequency International monetary policy -Export-Import [Ex-Im] Bank -World Bank -International Monetary Fund [IMF] -McNamara -World Bank -Ex-Im Bank -Other banks -Votes -Heads
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Latin Americans -Asians -Japan -Possible meetings -IADB head -Peru -Antonio Ortiz-Mena -Expropriation of IPC -Standard Oil of New Jersey -John N. Irwin II -Treasury Department -Finance minister, ambassador -Possible payment -Copper company concession -The President's meeting with McNamara -Henry Kearns -World Bank -Unknown bank -IADB -Ortiz-Mena -World Bank, IADB, IMF -Impact on foreign policy -IMF loans -Compared with World Bank -Accommodations of governments -Credit ratings -McNamara meeting -Ortiz-Mena meeting Raw materials development -Connally's plan -Latin America and Asia -Japan -Flanigan -CIEP -Forthcoming talk with Connally Peru Chile -Elections
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-News summary -Salvador Allende Gossens -Administration posture Paris meeting -Chilean credit -Connally's memorandum -Renegotiation of debts -Treasury and State Departments -Sidney Weintraub -Conversation with Chilean Ambassador -The President's instructions to Kissinger -Memorandum -Kissinger
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INTELLIGENCE
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-Weintraub International economic situation -McNamara meeting -US influence -US military power -Effect -India -State Department -World Bank
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-McNamara -Conversation with Connally, January 14, 1972 -Views on Chilean debt renegotiation -Chilean renegotiation -Paris Club -Default -Maturity date -Connally’s view -Sanction -Kissinger -State Department -Flanigan -Kissinger -Rogers -Weintraub's response -US policy Cuba -US policy -State Department -PRC -Criticism William B. Camp -Reappointment as Comptroller of the Currency -Connally's recommendation -Malek's view -Tenure -Support from banks -Malek's view Robert S. Ingersoll -Appointment as Ambassador to Japan -Borg-Warner Corporation -Forthcoming confirmation by Senate -Forthcoming meeting with Connally -Father, Roy Ingersoll -New appointment Camp's reappointment -Connally's memorandum
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Malek's view -Possible partisanship toward Democrats -Bank charters -Southern Republicans' views -Connally's direction -Bank charters -Bank charters -Wells Fargo -Richard P. Cooley -Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation [FDIC] -Appearance -Confusion with Wofford B. (“Bill”) Camp -California -South Carolina -Agricultural field -Conservatism -Bankers -Background -Lyndon B. Johnson appointment -Possible relation with Wofford Camp -Democrat -South Carolina -Cotton business in San Joaquin Valley, California -Conversation with Haldeman in 1968 -Possible meeting with the President -Loyalty -Method of operation -Political loan made by unknown bank -Indictment by US attorney -Common practice -Legality -Bank examiners -Report to Justice Department -New law The President's State of the Union speech draft -Status -Tone -Strategy
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
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Drugs -As issue -Marijuana -Compared with environment issue -Julie Nixon Eisenhower, Tricia Nixon Cox -Compared with capital punishment -Previous work by administration -Public impression -Pushers -Incarceration -Demonstrators in Washington, DC -Japanese in World War II -Courts -Pushers -Arrest -Likelihood of conviction Federal court system -Judges -School integration -Richmond, Virginia judge [Robert R. Merhige, Jr.] -Appointment by Johnson -Accountability -Need for change -Mandatory reconfirmation -Limited terms -Possible criticism -Accountability -Mandatory retirement
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Congressmen -Hugh Scott -Electorate -William O. Douglas -Integration Integration -Democrats' stand -Republican National Convention -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Edward M. Kennedy -Housing, schools, busing -Legislation -John D. Ehrlichman's work -Administration action -Timing -Republican National Convention
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The President's stand on issues -Drugs -Court appointment -Clement F. Haynsworth -G. Harrold Carswell -Public relations -Busing -Drugs -Pushers
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
-Administration stand -Arrests -Sentencing -The French Connection
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The President's schedule -Florida -Fishing -Invitation to Connally -Robert H. Abplanalp's island -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo, Abplanalp, Connally and George A. Smathers -Connally's itinerary -Speech at National Investment Conference Board [NICB] -Abplanalp's invitation to Connally -Key Biscayne -Helicopter -Lincoln's Birthday weekend -Itinerary -Connally's schedule -Speech to NICB -Alfalfa Club -Fishing
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-1 (cont.)
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The President's schedule -Florida -Number of invitees -Abplanalp's home -Invitation to Connally -Visit with Connally in Texas -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally Flanigan -Forthcoming conversation with Connally Connally left at 6:33 pm. Request of an unknown person to come in The President and Haldeman left at 6:33 pm.
Conversation No. 649-2 Date: January 17, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:33 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. Manolo Sanchez
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 649-2 (cont.)
[An unknown man talked with an unknown person at an unknown time.] [Conversation No. 649-2A] The President’s location -Residence [End of telephone conversation] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.