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Date: 
Jan 19, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 651-1 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:32 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. The President’s gratitude The unknown man left at an unknown time before 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 651-2 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:32 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. William P. Rogers -Delivery The President’s schedule -Rehearsal of State of the Union Address -Roosevelt Room -Lighting -Television -Podium -Papers -Barber Bull left at an unknown time before 10:05 am.
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 651-3 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 10:05 am - 10:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Price’s schedule -Draft of speech -Delivery to the President Butterfield left at 10:06 am.
Conversation No. 651-4
Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:13 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-5]
Conversation No. 651-5 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-5 (cont.)
-Meeting with Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Draft of speech -Delivery to the President in advance of meeting -Phone call Bull left at an unknown time before 10:13 am.
Conversation No. 651-6 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:06 am and 10:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Document to be initialed Bull left at an unknown time before 10:13 am.
Conversation No. 651-7 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 10:13 am - 10:21 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Nelson A. Rockefeller. [See Conversation No. 19-6]
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 651-8 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:21 am and 10:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Speech draft Bull left at an unknown time before 10:30 am.
Conversation No. 651-9 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:21 am and 10:30 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Request that Raymond K. Price, Jr. join him
Conversation No. 651-10 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 10:30 am - 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Raymond K. Price, Jr.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
State of the Union Address -Changes -Number of words -Rose Mary Woods -Vietnam section Woods entered at an unknown time after 10:30 am. Speech draft -Further revisions -Final copy Julie Nixon Eisenhower -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II Woods left at an unknown time before 11:00 am. State of the Union Address -Foreign Policy section -Reference to John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address -Possible interpretation -Lyndon B. Johnson -Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Dulles -World War II -Nixon Doctrine -Possible removal -Reorganization of text -Context -Changes in world -Edward M. Kennedy’s speech, January 18, 1972 -Professional liberal establishment -Interventionist views -Phraseology -Revisions -Agriculture section -Value -Revisions -Farm income -Developing rural America theme The President’s previous conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
-Rockefeller’s State of the State Address -Newspaper accounts -John V. Lindsay
Professional liberals compared to conservatives State of the Union Address -Revisions -American industry -Productivity compared to technology -Peter G. Peterson’s view -Phraseology -Foreign competition -Goals -Subtlety -Changes -Delivery to Ronald L. Ziegler State of the Union Address -Revisions -Welfare reform -Duration before Congress -John D. Ehrlichman -New York Harbor -Congress’s work in political year [1972] -Americans’ view -Farmers -Prosperity -Farm income -Circulation -Woods -Release -Timing -Ziegler -Press coverage -Woods An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 10:30 am. Request that Ziegler join them
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 11:00 am. Edward Kennedy’s speech -Text -Tone -Authorship -Speechwriter -Statesmanship -Responsibility -Truthfulness Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:00 am. State of the Union Address -Release to press -Timing -Length of statements -Submitted address -Pre-release -Garnett D. (“Jack”) Horner -Wire services -Submitted address compared to delivered address -Recapping and justification -Appeal for bipartisanship -Press interest -Joint release -Pre-release to evening press and wires -Delivered address -Compared with 1970 and 1971 addresses -New initiatives -Tone -Tax reform -Technology -Nonpartisanship -Release to press -Pre-release to evening press and wires -General release -Newspapers and networks -Network briefing -Congress
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
-Value -Ziegler’s previous conversation with Ehrlichman -Submitted address -Production changes to submitted address -Ehrlichman’s briefing -The President’s expectations of Congressional action -Revenue sharing -Welfare reform -Government reorganization -Health -Environment Foreign policy [State of the World] statement -Release -Date State of the Union Address -Compared with Edward Kennedy’s speech -Press coverage -Democrats’ stand on issues -Possible consequence -The President’s policy -Price’s views -Content -Content -Policies Edward Kennedy -Popularity -Ziegler’s view -Washington, DC -Women’s press corps State of the Union Address -Changes -Woods -Copies Price left at 11:09 am. Forthcoming press briefing
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
-Expropriation -Policy statement -Peterson -Economic issue -Deficit -Paul A. Volcker’s statement -Context -Hobart Rowen West Coast Dock strike -Administration action -Timing -State of the Union Address -Florida Ziegler’s schedule Amnesty -News summary -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s statement -Prison Jack N. Anderson Papers -Patrick J. Buchanan’s concern -Administration handling -Compared with Pentagon Papers -Public reaction -Henry A. Kissinger -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Kissinger -Possible press conference -Administration credibility -Foreign policy -India -Use of United States aid -Kissinger -Meetings and conversations with the President -Tone -Options for the President -Ziegler’s briefings -India
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
-US policy -Ziegler’s briefing in Florida -The President’s conversations with Kissinger -Reports in columns -Administration credibility -Critics -Secrecy in government -Kissinger -Mood -J. William Fulbright and associates -Policy-making role -The President’s role as policy-maker -Backgrounder on India -Plane -Press room -US policy -Kissinger’s representation -Ziegler’s remarks to Kissinger -Effect -Purposes -Press views -Buchanan’s view -Kissinger’s further remarks -Administration credibility -Critics -Public view -Secret negotiations -Future disclosures by administration -Public’s possible reaction -Public’s view -Policy formulation -Credibility -Leaks -Timing State of the Union Address -Release and distribution -Friends of administration Ziegler left at 11:18 am.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-10 (cont.)
Conversation No. 651-11 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 11:18 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Greetings Sanchez left at 11:18 am.
Conversation No. 651-12 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: 11:19 am - 1:15 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule -Rehearsal of State of the Union Address -Podiums H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 11:19 am. -Roosevelt Room -Set-up -Barber -Speech draft Bull and Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:47 pm. The President and Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Weather -Fina Sanchez -Return to the White House
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:47 pm. Economy -Figures -Herbert Stein -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Gross National Product [GNP] -Fourth quarter, 1971 -Rise -Inflation rate -Real growth rate -Comparisons to first and second quarters, 1971, and third quarter, 1965 -Real growth rate -Performance -Second quarter, 1968 -General Motors [GM] strike of first quarter, 1968 -Effect on unemployment rate -Third quarter, 1971 -Stein’s statement at White House staff meeting, January 19, 1972 -Invitation to White House dinner, January 20, 1972 -Paul W. McCracken -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] -Report of January 18, 1972
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Budget deficit The President’s schedule -Page Belcher -Possible call from the President -Clark MacGregor -John C. Whitaker’s and Bryce N. Harlow ‘s possible meeting -Desire for meeting with the President -Work for administration -Letter to the President -Possible release to press -Previous contacts with the President -Tulsa trip on Air Force One -Farm Bill -Golf -Whitaker’s and Harlow’s meeting -Letter to the President -Delivery to Harlow -Publication -Tone -The President’s reading and disposal of letter -Possible ending to farm legislation work -Letter to the President -Delivery to Haldeman -Haldeman’s talk with Harlow -Previous meeting with the President aboard Air Force One -Length Air Force One -Congressional use -Contact with the President -Instruction to Haldeman -Jack R. Miller -Belcher -Donald N. Rumsfeld -Congressional use -March and April 1972 -Alternate transportation and arrangements The President’s schedule -Trips around nation
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Departure from Florida -Accompanying congressmen -Return to Washington, DC -Charles H. Percy -Chicago -Reasons for flying Air Force One -Belcher -Letter to the President -Harlow -Timing -Cabinet dinner -Golf -Harlow -MacGregor -Golf -Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope -The President’s talk with Belcher -Belcher -Age -Leslie C. Arends -Miller -MacGregor -Harlow -Location -Belcher’s letter to the President Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Harlow -Meeting with the President -Letter -Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 12:47 pm. -Butterfield Rose Bowl tickets -Recipient [Unknown Long Beach City College Student] -Publicity -Heroism
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Peter J. Pitchess recognition program -Commendation -Call from White House -University of Michigan-Stanford University football game -Stanford University -Publicity -Introduction by Attorney General [John N. Mitchell] Herbert G. Klein -Stories -Publicity The President’s telephone calls -Possible story -Memorandum from the President to Haldeman -Hugh S. Sidey -Helen A. Thomas -Memorandum -Location -Publicity value Middle East -Negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Previous conversation with Haldeman -Negotiations -Yitzhak Rabin -Forthcoming meeting with Joseph J. Sisco, January 19, 1972 -Rabin -Talk with Kissinger -Kissinger’s view -Soviet Summit -Soviet summit -Planes -Sisco -Rabin -Kissinger -Possible agreement -Timing -Egypt -Soviet Union
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
Kissinger -Attitude -Tenure -John N. Mitchell’s and Haldeman’s action -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Self criticism -Previous conversation with Haldeman -The President’s interests Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Harlow -Schedule -Presentation at Madison Hotel -Return to White House -Meeting with Donald Rumsfeld -Meeting with the President Bull left at an unknown time before 12:47 pm Kissinger -Self criticism -Views on Israeli situation -State Department -Meeting with Moshe Dayan, 2/72 -Haig -Attitude Jordan -Planes [F-104s] to Pakistan -Story in Indian press
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 ****************************************************************************** -U. Alexis Johnson’s meeting with Haig, January 17, 1972 -Legality of sending planes -Press interest -J. William Fulbright and associates -US aid to Pakistan -Restrictions on use of US aid by other countries ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 [National Security] [Duration: 7m 58s ] [Subject: Intelligence] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9 ****************************************************************************** -Press story -Liberia or Nigeria -Rogers Joseph W. Alsop column -Kissinger leak -Rogers -Mitchell and Haldeman -Rogers’ view -Mitchell’s and Haldeman’s views -Kissinger’s schedule -Sources -Alsop’s conversation with Haig -[Forename unknown] Elkins [?] of State Department
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18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
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-Rogers’ reaction -Kissinger’s reaction -Other columnists’ columns -Kissinger’s possible contact with Alsop -San Clemente -Rogers’ view -Alsop Kissinger’s conflict with Rogers -Memorandum from the President to Rogers and Kissinger -Rose Mary Woods’ preparation -Haldeman’s conversation with Mitchell -Mitchell’s views -Foreign policy and political concerns -Woods -State of the Union Address [Haldeman talked with Woods at an unknown time between 11:19 am and 12:47 pm.] [Conversation No. 651-12A] -Status [End of telephone conversation] -Mitchell -Rogers -Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Schedule -Rogers Kissinger directive -Mitchell and Haldeman -Informing the President -Rogers’ negotiations -Rabin -Dobrynin -Egypt -Dobrynin -Kissinger
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Chile -Loan -John B. Connally -Salvador Allende Gossens -White House
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20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
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-Information to the President -Procedure -Treasury Department Alsop column -Alsop’s possible contact with Kissinger -Kissinger’s protests ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 [National Security] [Duration: 50s ] [Subject: Intelligence] END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 11 ******************************************************************************
-Rogers’ meeting with Mitchell and Haldeman, January 18, 1972 -Return to White House -Kissinger conflict with Rogers -Mitchell -Relations with Kissinger
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21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
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Anderson Papers -News summary -Patrick J. Buchanan’s views -Kissinger’s office -Buchanan’s memoranda to the President -Haldeman’s talk with Buchanan -Distribution of copies -Ronald L. Ziegler -Haldeman -MacGregor -Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Buchanan’s analysis -Distribution -Kissinger -Harry Reasoner -Kissinger’s knowledge of event -Buchanan’s analysis -Kissinger -Kissinger -Knowledge of reports -Relations with White House staff -Buchanan News summary -Buchanan -Work -Distribution -Timing -Leaders meetings -White House staff -Television talk shows -Television reports -Perspective quality -Newspaper reports
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
White House staff -Schedule -January 18, 1972 The President’s schedule -January 18, 1972 -Raymond K. Price, Jr., William L. Safire Safire -Speech on Vietnam peace plan -Work with the President -Contacts with Kissinger -Kissinger’s view -Television -Background -Relations with Kissinger -Speech on Vietnam -Compared with Kissinger’s first draft -Relations with Kissinger People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Staff -Safire -Possible communiqué -Kissinger, Rogers -Price -Buchanan -Insertion of personal opinions in communiqués Safire -Contact with Kissinger and Rogers -Vietnam speech draft -Compared with Kissinger’s -Credit for negotiations -Agent role Kissinger -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] special -Timing -PRC trip -Possible handling
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Opening for “China special” -Charge of favoritism -Recognition for Kissinger -White House control -Possible value Prime time broadcast -Rogers Rogers -Conflict with Kissinger -Effect of Kissinger’s involvement in CBS special -The President’s interest -Haldeman’s and Mitchell’s views -The President’s concerns -Kissinger’s reaction -Effect on work -Appearance on TV specials on PRC -Accomplishments -Cultural and trade aspects of trip -Political aspect Cabinet -Relations with Kissinger -Rogers and Connally Connally -Administration role -Value -Compared with Rogers Peter M. Flanigan -Administration role -Haldeman’s conversation with Connally, January 15, 1972 -Peter G. Peterson’s views Connally -Role as economic spokesman -Policy-making -Feasibility -Monetary and trade issues -Cabinet’s reaction
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Trade -Rogers’ views -Flanigan’s role -Value of Connally’s judgment -Compared with Flanigan Government reorganization -Major economic issues/problems -Delegation of responsibility to departments -Interaction -Treasury Department -Connally’s role as Secretary versus private role Connally -Role in international and domestic economic matters -Delegation from the President -Flanigan -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] -Interference with role as Treasury Secretary -Staff -Reductions -Interference with role on Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Effect on CIEP -George P. Shultz and Ehrlichman -Relations with the President and Connally-Workload -Shultz’s role -Relations with the President -Commerce-State Department decision -Reporting to Connally -Connally’s responsibility compared with the President’s -Relations with White House staff -Flanigan -Gold statement in Rome -The President’s need for staff reports on issues -Shultz -Knowledge of trade -Flanigan -Connally’s talk with Haldeman -Peterson -Flanigan -Acceptance by Connally
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Haldeman’s possible meeting with Connally -Relations with White House staff -Haldeman -Lt. William L. Calley, Jr. decision -Connally’s views White House staff -Relations with the President -Decision-making -Connally Courts -Reconfirmation of judges -Connally’s views -Precedent -Theodore Roosevelt -Forcible retirement of judges -Supreme Court -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Court packing scheme -Congressional views -Otto E. Passman -Hugh Scott Connally -Value to administration -Increased monetary role -Effect on bureaucracy -Ehrlichman’s view -George W. Romney -Flanigan -Drug issue -Ehrlichman’s work -Treasury Department -Eugene T. Rossides -Coordination with other departments -Compared with Ehrlichman The President left and returned at an unknown time before 12:47 pm. Peterson
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Role with administration -Flanigan -Connally Connally -Role with administration -Drug issue -The President’s reliance on Connally’s political judgment -Budget -Compared with Shultz’s judgment -Shultz’s knowledge of issue -Economic and monetary matters -Publicity -Advisors -CEA -Shultz -White House staff -Treasury Department staff -Flanigan -Relations with bureaucracy -Connally’s sensitivities -Relations with the President -Flanigan -Trade -Shultz’s views on free trade -Political effect -Protectionism -Congress, American public -Monetary settlements -State Department -Shultz -Political effect -State Department -London negotiations -Possible resignation -Meetings with the President in California -Relations with Cabinet and White House -Japanese dinner -The President’s reliance on Connally’s judgment -Compared with Shultz -Compared with Rogers and Melvin R. Laird
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Compared with Mitchell -Campaign work -Reconsideration -Conversation with Idanell (“Nellie”) Connally -Ranch -Democrats’ attacks -Relations with Cabinet and White House staff -Haldeman -Flanigan -Bureaucracy -Ehrlichman -Shultz -Paul A. Volcker -Flanigan -Dwight L. Chapin -Possible resignation -Flanigan -Richard V. Allen -Possible appointment as acting director of CIEP -Confirmation -Kissinger -Peterson -Flanigan -Role -Connally’s view Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:19 am. Harlow -Arrival -Location Bull left at an unknown time before 12:47 pm. Connally -Possible meeting with Haldeman -Resignation -Conversation with the President -Necessity for confidentiality -Ehrlichman -Leaks
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Meeting with Haldeman -Staff assistant -Flanigan -Allen -Loyalty -Responsibility -Flanigan -Previous work on oil issue Harlow Connally -Forthcoming meeting with Haldeman Bryce N. Harlow entered at 12:47 pm White House dinner, January 20, 1972 -Speakers -Harlow -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Maurice H. Stans -Clifford M. Hardin -Walter J. Hickel -Presence -Winton M. Blount, Jr. -Harlow and Moynihan -Stans and Hardin -Alcohol Belcher -Golf game with the President -The President’s previous game with Hope -Charity -Relations with the President -Golf -Hope -Health -Attitude -Secretary -Agricultural legislation work -Earl L. Butz
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Cooperation -Possible meeting with the President -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Butz’s presence -Duration -Harlow’s presence -Previous meeting with the President on plane -Duration -Compared with Thomas J. (“Tom”) Steed -Agricultural legislation work -Importance -Meeting with the President -Butz -MacGregor -Butz -Relations with Belcher -The President’s schedule -Explanation of workload -The President’s friends -Congressmen -Committees -Letter to the President -Delivery by Harlow -Haldeman, Ehrlichman -Meeting with the President -Schedule -Congress -Alcohol preferences Harlow’s schedule -White House dinner, January 20, 1972 -Remarks Harlow left at 12:56 pm. Belcher -Contact with White House The President’s schedule -John C. Whitaker -Harlow -MacGregor
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Work on agricultural legislation -Desire to see the President Kissinger conflict with Rogers -Relations with the President -Memorandum from the President -Informing the President -Mitchell’s view -Rogers’ and Kissinger’s meetings with Rabin -Exchange of information between Rogers and Kissinger -Need to know -Memorandum from the President -Promises regarding informing procedures Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:56 pm. Milton Pitts -Arrival Podium set-up -Roosevelt Room Bull left at an unknown time before 1:15 pm. Kissinger conflict with Rogers -The President’s memorandum -Haldeman’s delivery to Kissinger -Kissinger’s reaction -Mitchell -Clearance of information -Kissinger’s position -Administrative machinery -1972 election -The President’s memorandum -Rogers’ possible question -Routing of information -Routing of information to the President -Haldeman -Maggie C. Runkle’s channel with Woods -Kissinger’s reaction -National Security Council [NSC] system
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Rogers -Receipt by the President -Laird -Receipt by the President -Kissinger -Bulk -Omission of tabbed items -Kissinger -Haldeman’s responsibility -Cuba -Soviet Union -Middle East -Cuba and Chile -Jews -PRC -Chilean loan situation -Rogers -Connally
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-Sidney Weintraub -Renegotiation -Cuban representatives -Meetings -Chile Connally -Role in international economic matters
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Haldeman’s concern -Flanigan meeting -Relations with Cabinet -The President’s instructions -White House staff assistance-Flanigan -Allen -Trade -COLC -International monetary and credit operations -Chilean loan -Trade -National security matters -Connally’s staff -Liaison with White House -Budget ceiling statement -Flanigan -Connally’s views -Allen -Connally’s views -Flanigan -Work with the President on policy-making decisions -Monetary affairs -Trade -Expropriation -Loans -Effect on Cabinet -Liaison on White House staff -Broker role -Independence -Rome meeting -Loyalty -Resignation -Dealings with Haldeman -Flanigan -Flanigan -Subservient role -Staff work and coordination with other Departments -Trade -Flanigan -Allen -Flanigan
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
-Allen -Peterson -Rogers -Execution and implementation of policy -CIEP -Rogers -Peterson Peterson -Secretary of Commerce position -Announcement -Delay -Portfolio -Work with Ehrlichman Flanigan Peterson -Meeting with the President White House Staff Cabinet -Relations with the President -Romney Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:56 pm. The President’s schedule -Barber -Rehearsal of State of the Union Address -Draft of speech -Woods -Reading copy -Appearance -Lighting -Podium -Lighting -Congress -Electrician -Podium
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 651-12 (cont.)
The President, Haldeman and Bull left at 1:15 pm.
Conversation No. 651-13 Date: January 19, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service Agent] talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 651-13A]
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[End of telephone conversation] The unknown agent talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 651-13B] The President’s schedule -Barber [End of telephone conversation]