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Date: 
Jan 20, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 652-1 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:00 am and 1:17 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents?] met. [Unintelligible] Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 1:17 pm.
Conversation No. 652-2 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:17 pm and 1:22 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Briefcase
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Conv. No. 652-2 (cont.)
Briefcase -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Relocation Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:22 pm.
Conversation No. 652-3 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 1:22 pm - unknown before 1:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President’s State of the Union Address, January 20, 1972 -Woods’s view -Woods’s presence Instruction State of the Union Address -Woods’s view -Length -Compared with addresses by Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson -The President’s previous addresses -Woods’s view Equal Rights Amendment [ERA] -Note to John D. Ehrlichman -Administration position -Publicity -Edward M. Kennedy’s position -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s report -Administration position -Barbara H. Franklin -Letter -Publicity
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Conv. No. 652-3 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman -Women in Congress State of the Union Address -Woods’s observations -Edward Kennedy, Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey and Harold E. Hughes -Senate -Members Margaret Chase Smith An unknown man [Alexander P. Butterfield?] entered at an unknown time after 1:22 pm. -Administrative Assistant -Name [William C. Lewis] The unknown man left at an unknown time before 1:29 pm. [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:22 pm and 1:29 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-3A] [See Conversation No. 19-32] [End of telephone conversation] Lewis -Name -Health -Marjorie P. Acker -Name [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 1:22 pm and 1:29 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-3B] [See Conversation No. 19-33]
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Conv. No. 652-3 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation]
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[The White House operator talked with the President at 1:29 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-3C] [See Conversation No. 19-34] [End of telephone conversation]
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State of the Union Address -The President’s efforts -Compared with previous addresses -Delivery -Woods’s view
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-3 (cont.)
-Length -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s view -Cuts -Delivery -Price’s view -Edward Kennedy’s reaction -Clark MacGregor’s comment -Previous speech -John Kennedy quotation -Woods’s observance of Edward Kennedy -John Kennedy quotation -The President’s handling -US commitments -Critique -Bolivia -US foreign policy John Kennedy -Accomplishments -Death -Compared to Johnson Johnson -Accomplishments -Poverty program -John Kennedy -Blacks -Johnson’s support -Racism -Compared with the President -Liberalism -Compared with John Kennedy -The Great Society State of the Union Address -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally’s presence -Clothes -Cabinet wives -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -John B. Connally -The President’s glance during tax section delivery
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Conv. No. 652-3 (cont.)
-Nellie Connally -Cabinet wives -Atmosphere -Supreme Court -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon, Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Applause Woods left at an unknown time before 1:33 pm.
Conversation No. 652-4 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:29 pm and 1:33 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Charles W. Colson and Clark MacGregor Bull left at an unknown time before 1:33 pm.
Conversation No. 652-5 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 1:33 pm - 2:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull and Clark MacGregor. Charles W. Colson -Schedule The President’s schedule -Taping
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Unknown technician Bull left at an unknown time before 1:37 pm. State of the Union Address, January 20, 1972 -MacGregor’s view -MacGregor’s viewing on TV -Commentary by Paul Duke and Herbert E. Kaplow -The President’s expectations of Congress -Welfare reform -Revenue-sharing -Government reorganization -Environment -Commentary by Hugh S. Sidey, Charles L. Bartlett and unknown black woman -Shirley Chisholm -Politics -Democrats -1960s issues -Demonstrations -Campuses, cities -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] commentary -Media commentary -MacGregor’s secretary -Notes -Address compared with 1971 Address -Language -Tone Charles W. Colson entered at 1:37 pm. -Dan Rather’s commentary -Democrat leadership -The President’s political tone H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:37 pm. -William H. Lawrence’s commentary -Strength of speech -1972 election -The President’s platform
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
-Economy -Lewis Gulick’s comments on Associated Press [AP] wire -Bipartisanship -Historical comparison -Democrats Bull entered at an unknown time after 1:37 pm. The President’s schedule -Taping Bull left at an unknown time before 2:05 pm. State of the Union Address -John F. Kennedy comparison -Vietnam -Schools -Local control -Reception by audience -Hubert H. Humphrey and Edmund S. Muskie -Applause -CBS -Daniel L. Schorr’s analysis -West Coast dock strike -Reception by audience -Congress -Humphrey’s and Muskie’s reception -Edward M. Kennedy’s reception -CBS commentary -The President’s ad-lib -Future media coverage -The President’s schedule -Tom McCall -Daniel J. Evans -The President’s statement from Florida, January 21, 1972 -Calls to Ronald W. Reagan and others -Reactions to speech -Publicity -William E. Brock, III’s views -Challenge to Congress -Hugh Scott’s views
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
-Michael J. Mansfield’s views -Tax measures -Political strategy -Kaplow’s commentary -Neil H. McElroy Commission on school finance -Advisory Committee on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] -The President’s concern and initiative -Muskie’s reaction to the President’s reference -Humphrey -Muskie’s role on committee -Attendance at meetings -National interest -Tone -Conclusion -Contrast with Edward Kennedy’s National Press Club speech, January 17, 1972 -State of nation -Compared to Edward Kennedy’s and Muskie’s statements -Confidence in government -Congressional reaction -Wright Patman -Forthcoming Gross National Product [GNP] figures -Gerald R. Ford -1972 election -Margaret C. Smith -George D. Aiken -Smith -Appearance -Age -Reelection -Compared with Aiken -Republican Congressional leaders -Mood Scott -Commentaries from Pennsylvania newspapers -Delivery to MacGregor -1972 election -Pennsylvania -Political work
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
Congressional breakfast, January 19, 1972 -William E. Timmons and MacGregor -Scott -Ford -Robert P. Griffin -Leslie C. Arends -The President’s submitted State of the Union Address -Recommendations -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s incorporation into address -Republican Congressional leaders -Mood Congress -Recess -State of the Union Address -Election year State of the Union Address -Approach avoided -The President’s treatment of Congress -Roger H. Mudd’s comment -Political impact -Political impact -Statesmanship -Length -Compared to previous addresses -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Price’s view -Specific passage -Response to the nation’s critics -Impact -State of nation -Credit for the Administration -Vietnam -Casualties -Troop withdrawals -Congressional recess -Griffin’s view of submitted address -Lincoln Day speeches -Use by Congressmen -National defense issue
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
-Response -Republicans -Gale W. McGee -John C. Stennis -John N. Ashbrook -Barry M. Goldwater -J. William Fulbright’s reaction -John V. Brennan’s observation -Muskie -Humphrey -John Sherman Cooper’s views of Fulbright -Partisanship -Cooper’s reaction at meetings of Senate Foreign Relations Committee -Welfare reform -Work -Lincoln Day speeches -Reagan -Family assistance issue -Reaction received by Colson -Patrick J. Buchanan -Welfare reform -Trial program -Conservative response Congress -The Administration’s possible political strategy -Democrats -Partisanship -Allegations by MacGregor’s office -Duration -Attendance at sessions -Passage of the President’s legislation -Official daily reminder by Republicans -Number of presidential initiatives -Scheduling -Public view -Polls -Passage of the President’s legislation -State of the Union reference -Proposals -Budget
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
-Bipartisanship -Timetable for conciliation -June 1972 -Democratic National Convention -The President’s trip to Soviet Union -Official daily reminders by Republicans -Samuel L. Devine -Robert J. Dole -Humor -Scheduling -Democrat reaction -Sensitivity -Dock strike -Possible hearings The President’s schedule -Meeting with Republican leaders -MacGregor’s coordination with Haldeman -Scheduling MacGregor and Colson left at 2:05 pm. State of the Union Address -Tone -Delivery -Reception -Kennedys An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 2:05 pm. Refreshments The unknown man left at an unknown time before 2:15 pm. White House staff -Richard A. Moore -Sidey -William L. Safire -Moore -Ability -Compared with Safire
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Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
State of the Union Address -Length -Written compared to spoken message -Delivery on prime time television -Compared with delivery before Congress -Written compared to spoken message -Public and Congress -Ceremony -Number of attendees -Congress, Cabinet and Supreme Court -TV viewing Henry A. Kissinger’s briefing -The President’s previous phone call to Kissinger -Humor -Substance State of the Union Address -Press and media -Reaction -Bi-partisanship Vietnam -The President’s forthcoming speech on peace plan, January 25, 1972 -Possible impact -Secret negotiations -Ending war -Congressional involvement -Talks with North Vietnam and Vietcong -Secret talks -Publicity Kissinger -Resignation -Effect -William P. Rogers The President’s schedule -Forthcoming taping session
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-5 (cont.)
The President and Haldeman left at 2:15 pm.
Conversation No. 652-6 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger -Schedule -Meeting with the President -Forthcoming Cabinet meeting -Trip to Florida Bull left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 652-7 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger’s location Bull left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 652-8 Date: January 20, 1972
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Conv. No. 652-6 (cont.)
Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
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The unknown person left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm.
Conversation No. 652-9 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 2:30 pm - 2:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Items for the President’s signature -Forthcoming Cabinet meeting Butterfield left at 2:32 pm.
Conversation No. 652-10 Date: January 20, 1972
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-8 (cont.)
Time: Unknown between 2:32 and 2:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. Harold O. Lovre -Death -Wreath -Military aide
Conversation No. 652-11 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 2:57 pm - 3:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Dinner, January 20, 1972 -Cabinet -Business session The President’s schedule -Cabinet and Congressional leaders -Meetings -Frequency -Value -Frequency -Selection of new Cabinet in second term -Review -Individual Cabinet members Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 2:57 pm. Robert E. Merriam -Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations [ACIR] study -The President’s letter to Merriam -Release to press
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Conv. No. 652-11 (cont.)
-Ziegler’s conversation with John D. Ehrlichman -Ziegler’s conversation with Merriam Edmund S. Muskie -Membership on ACIR -Attendance at meeting -Reaction to the President’s State of the Union Address -Applause -Statement -Bi-partisanship State of the Union Address -Democrats’ reactions -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Unemployment issue -Television coverage -Ziegler’s watching -Cut to audience at closing remark -Bella S. Abzug’s reaction -Statement -The President’s tenure in office -Partisanship -Muskie’s reaction -Number of proposals -Statement for television -Competition with Hubert H. Humphrey -Republican reaction -The President’s bipartisanship -Attack on Democrats -Tone -Muskie statement -Vietnam war -Personal attacks -Edward M. Kennedy’s reaction Dock strike announcement, January 21, 1972 -Handling by Ziegler and Laurence H. Silberman -The President’s involvement -Statement, January 20,, 1972 -Rhetoric -Toughness
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Conv. No. 652-11 (cont.)
-Labor Department -Legislation for arbitration -Congress -The President’s State of the Union reference -The President’s input -Attack on strikers -Irresponsibility -Economy -George P. Shultz -Patrick J. Buchanan -Charles W. Colson’s office -Rhetoric -Toughness -Silberman -Legislation -Rhetoric -Toughness An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 2:57 pm. Cabinet meeting The unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:05 pm. Dock strike announcement -Rhetoric -Toughness -Buchanan The President, Haldeman and Ziegler left at 3:05 pm.
Conversation No. 652-12
Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:05 pm and 4:50 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service] talked with an unknown person.
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-12 (cont.)
The President’s location -Cabinet Room
Conversation No. 652-13 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 4:52 pm - 5:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Terence Cardinal Cooke, Theodore E. McCarrick, Peter M. Flanigan and Alexander M. Haig, Jr.; Stephen B. Bull, the White House photographer, and members of the press were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings The President’s schedule Cooke’s return from trip to Vietnam -Servicemen -Haig’s question to Cooke -Morale An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm. Refreshment The unknown person left at an unknown time before 5:22 pm. The President’s State of the Union Address -Cooke’s watching on television The President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -Cooke’s activity during meeting [General conversation]
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Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
[Photograph session] The White House photographer and the press left at an unknown time after 4:52 pm. Cooke’s trip to Vietnam -Unknown bishop -Travel to Greenland, Iceland and Europe -US armed forces -Drugs -Situation -Prevention, education, treatment -Incoming troops -Da Nang -Compared to other areas -Morale -Troop withdrawal -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s report to Cooke -Commanders -Concern -General [Forename] McDonough [sp?] -Da Nang -Defensive action -Explanation to troops -Compared to earlier tone -Peace time forces -Korea -Japan -Western Europe -US bases -Pride in duty -Compared with rear area service in World War II -The President’s experience -Noumea -Guadalcanal -South Vietnamese -Morale -Farming, housing -New schools, seminary buildings -Da Nang -Hospitals -Pacification
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Effects -Publicity -Military forces -Harvest -Land reform -Building -Schools, stores, roads -Vietnamization -Term -Connotation -Military -Troop withdrawal -Melvin R. Laird -Public response -Greek-Turkish aid program -Marshall Plan -Alliance for progress -South and North Vietnamese development -Self-help -“Partnership for development” -Rice surplus -South Vietnamese population -Vietcong -US, South Vietnamese casualties -Decline -South Vietnamese army -Forthcoming offensive by North Vietnam -Handling -Prospects -Nature of wars -Retreating -Battle at Tannenberg -Book by Winston S. Churchill -Russians -L’vov -German retreat
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Effect on Russians -Prisoners -Battle of the Bulge -Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. -Pincher movement Vietnam -Statement by Catholic Bishops -End of war -Justness of wars -Useful purpose of Vietnam war -Peace -Aid to South Vietnam -Number of North Vietnamese in Laos, Cambodia and South Vietnam -1954 accords -Self defense -Justness of wars -Self defense -South Vietnamese survival -US support -1954 events -Bishop of Da Nang -Civilian casualties -Starvation -Possible casualties -US withdrawal -Peace -Avoiding South Vietnamese casualties -Catholics -Conduct of war -The President’s view -Statement by Catholic Bishops -Cooke’s position -Minority opinion -US unilateral withdrawal -Cooke’s editing -Immorality of war -Possible impact on US troops -Consistency with US policy -Treatment by press
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Compared with actual statement -The President’s reading -Francis Cardinal Spellman -Minority opinion -Press treatment -Compared with Quakers’ response -Support of the President’s policies -Cooke’s conversation with unknown men Cooke’s speech -Rose Mary Woods’s assessment Richard E. Berlin -Health -Roosevelt Hospital -Media report, January 19, 1972 -Religion -Invitation to Readers’ Digest dinner, January 28, 1972 -Location [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:52 pm and 5:22 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-13A] [See Conversation No. 19-35] The President conferred with Cooke during the telephone conversation. Berlin’s location [End of conferral] [End of telephone conversation] White House operator Berlin -Admiration for the President -Muriel (“Honey”) (Johnson) Berlin
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
Vietnam -Forthcoming developments -End of war in 1972 -US involvement -Prisoners of war [POWs] -US withdrawals -US aid to South Vietnam -Cooke’s trip -Stop in Bethlehem -“Generation of peace” -Mass for peace -Cooke’s previous visits -The President’s travels -Mass for peace -“Shepherd’s Field” -Remembrance of the President People’s Republic of China [PRC] -The President’s forthcoming trip -Henry A. Kissinger’s briefing of Cooke -Instructions to Haig -Population -Catholic missionaries -Captivity -Bishop James E. Walsh The President’s forthcoming trip to Soviet Union -Briefing of Cooke State of the Union Address -The President’s foreign trips and relations -Differences -Hopes for peace Cooke’s talk with Soviet Friends in New York -Communists -The President’s foreign trips [The White House operator talked with the President at 5:22 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-13B]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
[See Conversation No. 19-36] [End of telephone conversation] Berlin -Forthcoming conversation with Cooke -The President’s attempted call India -Cooke’s visit to Calcutta -Refugees -Relief work by voluntary agencies -US aid -Humanitarian efforts -United Nations [UN] -Catholic efforts -Pakistan Parochial schools -Rate of closings -Prospects -Government assistance -Presidential commission [President’s Committee on School Finance] -Forthcoming report -Administration plan -Tax credit -Supreme Court decision -Child benefits -Direct subsidy -Tax credit -Benefit to public and parochial schools -Legislation -Flanigan’s possible conversation with John B. Connally -Property tax substitute -Justice Department view -Bishops’ view -Constitutionality -Government assistance -Legislation -Flanigan’s possible talks with Connally and John D. Ehrlichman
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Congressional schedule -Tax Bill -Revenue sharing -Health program -Ways and Means Committee -Tax Bill -Neil H. McElroy Committee [President’s Committee on School Finance] report -Connally -Talk with Flanigan -Meeting with Cooke -Need for support -The President’s policy -Connally -Relation with Cooke -Schedule -Meeting -Publicity -Speech in New York City to conference board -Cooke’s home -Need for public confidence -Legislation -Prospects for educational pluralism -Government assistance -Connally -Schedule -Forthcoming Cabinet dinner -Possible conversation with the President -New York City -Meeting with Cooke -International monetary matters -Standing in Cabinet -School closing rate -Educational pluralism -Public education -National Education Association [NEA] -Values -Schools in foreign countries -The President’s visits -PRC -Soviet Union
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Romania -Hungary -Poland -Czechoslovakia -Public education -State control -Government assistance -Inflation -Character compared to intelligence -Arrogance, pride -Legislation -Timing -Flanigan’s comment -Justice Department -Supreme Court -William H. Rehnquist -Position The President’s schedule -Meeting with William C. Westmoreland Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:22 pm. -Request that Westmoreland join them -Kissinger’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 5:38 pm. The President’s schedule State of the Union Address -Reaction The President’s health -Predecessors William Westmoreland entered at 5:38 pm. Greetings Introduction
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
Vietnam -Armed forces -Morale -Cooke’s talks with troops -Families at home -Societal problems -Education by military Westmoreland -Forthcoming trip to Indonesia Cooke’s forthcoming meeting with Connally [General conversation] The President’s schedule -Trip to PRC -Future meeting with Cooke Cooke, McCarrick and Flanigan left and Melvin R. Laird entered at 5:40 pm. Harold O. Lovre -Funeral -Chowder and Marching Club -Formerly Representative from South Dakota -Home -Funeral -Cabinet meeting -Laird -Rogers C. B. Morton -The President’s wreath -Recent health -Laird’s recent meeting -Cancer -Recent party Indonesia -Westmoreland’s talk with Haig -The President’s letter -Lt. Gen. TNJ Suharto
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Forthcoming conversation with Westmoreland -Francis J. Galbraith -Economic assistance -State department policy -Marshall Green -Former ambassadors -Military security program -Suharto -US support -Geography -Population -Agriculture -Rice -Nixon Doctrine -Aid program -Size -Congress -Westmoreland trip -US policy in Southeast Asia -Vietnam -US interest and presence -The President’s trip to PRC -US policy -Population and resources -Compared with Southeast Asia, Thailand -Vietnam -Soviets -US aid -Congress -Aid to other nations -Cambodia -Consortium -Connally’s previous trip -US aid -India -Military aid -Military -Communism -Training -Importance
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
US military influence -International sales -Laird’s possible conversation with Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Latin America -French sales -Training -Peru -Chile -Salvador Allende Gossens -US policy -JCS -J. William Fulbright -Michael J. Mansfield -Frank F. Church -Arms -Civilian compared to military regimes -Yugoslavia -Reorganization of Communist Party -Latin America -Military attaches -Function -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Brazil -Relationship with the President -Venezuela -Commander of army -Visit with Westmoreland -Latin America -Trade -France -Oil -US purchases -France -Bolivia -President [Hugo Banzer-Suarez] -Relations with Westmoreland -Military assistance -Rate of delivery -Relations with US -Latin American aid -Limitations
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Fulbright and Church -Non-military uses -Education -Soviet Union -MIGs -India -Economic compared to military -Soviet Union -Military aid -Political problems -Military regimes -Congress -Unknown person -Military sales -India -US compared to Soviet equipment -Congressional limitations -Effect on Nixon Doctrine -Paper from Laird -Delivery to the President through Haig -National Security Council [NSC] -State Department -William P. Rogers -Senate Foreign Relations Committee Forthcoming Cabinet dinner -Laird’s presence State of the Union Address -Westmoreland’s presence Indonesia -Westmoreland’s trip -The President’s view -Population -Wealth -Westmoreland’s trip -Suharto -[Unintelligible name] -Vietnam -Cambodia
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Conv. No. 652-13 (cont.)
-Phnom Penh -Vietnam -Military prospects -Nguyen Van Thieu -Cambodia -Gen. Lon Nol -Udorn -C. McMurtrie Godley -The President’s trip to PRC Haig, et al. left at 5:59 pm.
Conversation No. 652-14 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:59 pm and 6:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger -Document signing Bull left at an unknown time before 6:00 pm
Conversation No. 652-15 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: 6:00 pm - 6:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s schedule
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Conv. No. 652-14 (cont.)
-Preparation for Cabinet dinner Items for the President’s signature [Signing documents] Robert H. Finch -Health -Location -Home -Cabinet meeting [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 6:00 pm and 6:06 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-15A] [See Conversation No. 19-37] [End of telephone conversation] Finch -Health [Signing documents] Memorandum [The President talked with Finch between 6:06 pm and 6:08 pm.] [Conversation No. 652-15B] [See Conversation No. 19-38] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 6:08 pm. [End of telephone conversation]
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Conv. No. 652-15 (cont.)
Conversation No. 652-16 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:08 pm and 6:12 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Henry A. Kissinger
Conversation No. 652-17 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown after 6:08 pm until 6:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. Briefcases -Airplane -Materials -Alexander P. Butterfield Henry A. Kissinger entered and the unknown man left at 6:12 pm. Forthcoming Cabinet dinner State of the Union Address -Success The President’s schedule -Terence Cardinal Cooke Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Call to Kissinger The President’s schedule
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Gen. William C. Westmoreland Dobrynin -Call to Kissinger -India-Pakistan relations -Dinner with Kissinger, January 21, 1972 -Outlook Vietnam -Message from Gen. Creighton W. Abrams -North Vietnamese offensive -Reserve units -US bombing of logistic build-up -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Dobrynin -Possible effect on the President’s People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Possible US bombing -Location -Timing -The President’s peace plan speech, January 25, 1972 -Possible North Vietnamese response -Buildup -US bombing -Abrams’s plan -Settlement -II Corps -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -I Corps -US air power -DMZ -Dobrynin -Forthcoming dinner with Kissinger India-Pakistan War -Dobrynin -Conversation with Kissinger, January 20, 1972 -Tone -Schedule -Vasily V. Kuznetsov -December 10, 1971 telegram from Soviet ambassador to India, Nikolai M. Pegov -Kashmir -Kuznetsov
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-The President’s December 9, 1971 meeting with Soviet Agriculture Minister [Vladimir Matskevich] Vietnam -North Vietnamese offensive -Dobrynin -Forthcoming dinner with Kissinger -Peace plan speech -Dobrynin -Possible message about negotiations -Build-up -Abrams’s report -Build-up -Reserve units -Hanoi -Location -Ho Chi Minh trail -DMZ -Road -Bombing -Building -Possible attack schedule -II Corps -February 1972 -I Corps -March 1972 -Completion -May 1972 -The President’s trips to Soviet Union and PRC -Soviets -Middle East negotiations -Trade -1972 election -Abrams’s recommendation -Soviet Union -PRC -Timing -Peace plan speech -Peace plan speech -Notes to PRC and Soviet Union -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-Dobrynin -Timing -Previous US air strike -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Dobrynin -The President’s previous and forthcoming actions -South Vietnamese army -Change of commanders -I Corps -Tanks -Publicity -US troops -Peace plan speech -Rogers’s suggestions -William L. Safire -Kissinger’s review -The President’s schedule -Florida -Copy to Butterfield -Briefcase -The President’s review -Kissinger’s suggestions -Complexity of certain passages -Explanation of proposal -Agreement in principle and substance -Remaining US troops -Rogers’s suggestions -Principle -Rhetoric -Kissinger’s schedule -Rogers State of the Union Address -Final passages -Raymond K. Price, Jr.’s work -Compared to speeches of the Kennedys -Press treatment -Tone -Foreign policy sections -Bi-partisanship -Defense program section -Dobrynin’s reaction
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-Conversation with Kissinger -Arms limitation -Soviets -Dobrynin’s reaction India-Pakistan War -US actions -Soviet response -Cultural Minister [Ekaterina A. Furtseva] -Relations with Kissinger -Dobrynin -Schedule -Kissinger -Kissinger’s talk with White House staff, January 20, 1972 Soviet summit -Dobrynin -Possible US proposals -Kissinger’s meeting with Soviet Trade Minister -Maurice H. Stans -Possible effect of Soviet propaganda -Dobrynin -Return to US Vietnam -Kissinger’s possible conversation with Dobrynin -Soviet trade -North Vietnamese offensive -US air force -US withdrawal -Effect -Possible settlement -Timing Foreign policy -Goals State of the Union address -Foreign policy section -US commitments -US interests
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-Bolivia -Intervention -“Peaceniks” view Vietnam -North Vietnamese offensive -US Air Force -South Vietnamese -Strength -North Vietnam -Laos, Cambodia -US bombing -Strategy -Duration -Results -Timing -Peace plan proposal -North Vietnamese response -Peace plan speech Vietnam peace plan speech -Readiness of draft -Florida -Kissinger and Safire -The President’s further work The President’s schedule -Vietnam peace plan speech -Preparation -Briefing -Timing -Legislative leaders -The President’s role vis-à-vis Kissinger’s -State of the Union Address -Length -Compared to previous ones -Cooke’s comment to the President -The President’s appearance -Joan Braden’s comment -Lunch with Kissinger -Previous meetings with the President
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-Peace plan speech -The President’s review -Thieu -The President’s instructions to Safire North Vietnam -Recognition by Norway and Denmark -Possible return of US ambassadors -Fact finding mission [Funeral of King Frederick IX of Denmark ?] -US representatives International monetary matters -Connally -Chilean loan -Connally’s previous meeting with the President -Connally’s knowledge
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-Cabinet -Possible military action Vietnam -Connally’s view -Dobrynin
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-17 (cont.)
-Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation, January 21, 1972 -Recent talk with Kissinger -Tone The President and Kissinger left at 6:36 pm.
Conversation No. 652-18 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:36 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location Messenger The agents left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.
Conversation No. 652-19 Date: January 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:36 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 652-19A] The President’s location An unknown agent entered at an unknown time. [End of telephone conversation]
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 652-19 (cont.)
[Unintelligible] Unknown people entered at an unknown time. [Unintelligible] Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.