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Date: 
Jan 27, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-1 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 8:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Temperature in office Sanchez left at an unknown time before 8:50 am.
Conversation No. 658-2 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:45 am and 8:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Schedule -Medal of Freedom citations -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -John K. Andrews, Jr. Funeral of Carl T. Hayden -Richard G. Kleindienst -Representation of the President Butterfield left at 8:50 am.
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Conversation No. 658-3 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 9:10 am - 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Recent press conference -Schedule -Opposition -Clark M. Clifford -Unknown person’s comment -Ceasefire -Terms -Reaction by the North Vietnamese -George S. McGovern -Nguyen Van Thieu overthrow -Kissinger’s recent briefing Middle East -Rogers view -Airplane delivery -Haldeman’s talk with Rogers -Political signals -Joseph J. Sisco -Schedule of delivery -Israeli view -Kissinger’s view -Memorandum -Problems -Sisco -Bargaining chip -Bargaining chip -The President’s conversation with Golda Meir -Israeli’s conferences with Arab nations -Timing -US participation -Anwar El-Sadat participation -Student uprisings
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-US strategy -Use of conferences -Soviet Union -Kissinger’s view -Haldeman’s briefing -Rogers -Overreaction -Plane deal Media conference by Rogers -Kissinger -Television -John A. Scali’s skill -Kissinger -Scali -Clark MacGregor -View of questions Dinner, January 26, 1972 -The President’s telephone call to Kissinger during dinner -The President’s talk with Kissinger -Effect -Impression -Tape -News coverage -The President’s possible presence -John D. Ehrlichman’s view -Gridiron-type dinners -Women’s view -Frank F. Church’s comments -Kissinger’s comments -Paul W. Keyes -Delivery -Accent -Church comments -Kissinger references -Forthcoming People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Kissinger’s comments -Protocol Forthcoming dinners
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-Gridiron -Attendance -Herbert G. Klein -Edgar Allan Poe -Barry M. Goldwater -White House photographers -White House correspondents -Ronald L. Ziegler -Gridiron -Poe -Loyalty -Previous dinners -Democrats’ behavior -Press relations -The President’s attendance -Drop-in appearance -Poe -Show Rogers’s briefing Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:10 am. -Timing Bull left at an unknown time before 9:30 am. Kissinger’s recent press conference -Advisability -Television appearance -Pros and cons -Necessity -Rogers -Impression of Kissinger -Public perception -Bryce N. Harlow’s view -Television -Press coverage -John B. Connally -Kissinger delivery -Pros and cons of television appearances -Direct answers
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-Compared to the President Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:10 am. Rogers -Schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 9:30 am. -Kissinger -Vietnam -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Oval Office -Position of sun Agnew -Ehrlichman’s view -Criticism of administration policy -Congressional leaders meeting -Input to policy making -Role with administration -Congressional relations -Harlow -Agnew’s view -Presiding over the Senate -The President’s experience -Vice President’s job -Outlook -Associates -Patrick J. Buchanan -John Birch Society members -Republican Governors Dinner -Attendance -White House staff -Ehrlichman -George P. Shultz -Cabinet -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger -White House staff compared to Cabinet -Rogers
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:10 am. Unknown request Bull left at an unknown time before 9:30 am. Personnel management -Partisanship -Unknown person -Transfer -Donald H. Rumsfeld Senate action on equal opportunity bill -The President’s memorandum to Ehrlichman -House of Representatives -Possible veto -Radicals -Rev. Theodore S. Hesburgh Commission -Business harassment -Black reaction -Votes -Leonard Garment -William L. Safire -Ehrlichman -MacGregor -Possible veto -Compared to 18 year old vote amendment -Liberals -Frank L. Rizzo The President’s schedule -Graham A. Martin meeting -Kissinger’s view -Future meetings with members of Foreign Service officers, prime ministers -Reasons for Martin meeting -Vietnam -Presidential elections Kissinger entered at 9:30 am.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Telephone call from the President -Church comments -PRC trip -Herbert J. (“Jackie”) Gleason -Keyes -Partisanship -Crowd reaction -Kissinger’s theme -Call for national unity -Art Buchwald -Today show -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] news Distribution of Questions and Answers [Q&A] sheet -Completion -Distribution -Rogers -Timing -MacGregor -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s telephone call to Theodore L. Elliott -Briefing -State Department responsibility -Haldeman’s talk with Rogers Kissinger’s recent press conference -Television -Media coverage -Rogers briefings -Compared to Kissinger’s Vietnam -Ceasefire demand -Clifford’s proposal -North Vietnamese position -Point Seven -Kissinger’s briefings -Timing of ceasefire -Settlement -Accuracy of criticism -Administration rebuttal
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-Ziegler -Rogers’s responsibility -Telephone call from Kissinger -News summary -Part in overall plan -North Vietnamese position -Edward M. Kennedy attack -Prisoners of War [POW] return for withdrawal -Rogers’s possible rebuttal -Ceasefire -North Vietnamese position -US proposal of May 31, 1971 -Rogers’s possible rebuttal -Ziegler -US offers -Negotiating tactics -New York Times editorial -Washington Post article -Inaccuracy -Current proposal -Compared to October 7, 1970 -Nguyen Van Thieu -Ceasefire -Timing -Electoral commission -Deadline -Mutual withdrawal -Compared to unilateral withdrawal -Possible letter to Washington Post -Authorship -State compared to Kissinger -Rogers -Marshall Green -Kissinger’s preparation -Content -Administration initiative -Washington Post -Alternative to the Washington Post -Washington Star editorial -Smith Hempstone, Jr. -New York Times
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-Editorials -Benjamin C. Bradlee -Representation on PRC trip -Consequences of invitation Reporters on PRC trip -Ziegler effort -The President’s friends -Nicholas P. Thimmesch -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Exclusion of Washington Post -Washington Star -Hugh S. Sidey -United Press International [UPI], Associated Press [AP] -Instruction for Ziegler -Instruction for Ziegler -Unknown reporter -Marquis Childs -Washington Post’s policy -Notification of reporters -The President’s approval of list -Criticism -Fairness -Television -Exclusion of Washington Post -PRC view Vietnam -Terms of settlement -Rogers -North Vietnamese reaction -Request for surrender PRC -Interest at dinner, January 26, 1972 -Washington Post -Entertainment -Theme -Soviet Union trip compared to PRC trip -Substance
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
Q&A prepared by Rogers -Staff meeting -News summaries -Vietnam ceasefire -Clifford -Negotiating point -Kennedy’s criticism -North Vietnamese position -POWs for withdrawal -Ziegler -History of proposal -Military and political issues -Linkage -New York Times -Kissinger’s telephone call to Rogers -Forthcoming briefing Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:30 am. List of reporters on PRC trip -Delivery -Ziegler -Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 9:52 am. Vietnam -Opinion of the President’s program by news community -January 26, 1972 dinner reception -The President’s efforts -Tone -The President’s efforts -The President’s talk with Charles W. Colson, January 26, 1972 -Colson’s view -David Brinkley -James Doyle of the Washington Star -Unknown captain’s comments -Sacrifice for POWs -South Vietnam -Communism -Kennedy
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-Possible administration counter-attack -Attack on Democrats -Surrender -Michael J. Mansfield -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Robert J. Dole -Communism in South Vietnam -Need for initiative -Advantages -Audience size -Media support -Hubert H. Humphrey criticism -Edmund S. Muskie criticism -Ceasefire terms -Negotiating point of North Vietnam -Clifford criticism -Overall plan -POWs -Administration strategy -North Vietnam, Vietcong, Democrats -Nancy (Hanschman) Dickerson -Talk with Kissinger at dinner -Press Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 9:52 am. -Response to Washington Post editorial -Ziegler -Marshall Green -Dictation of letter -Authorship -State Department Kissinger left at 9:55 am. Press list for PRC trip -Washington Post -Stanley Karnow -Review Butterfield left at 9:55 am.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
Vietnam -Kissinger -State Department reply to Washington Post editorial -Haldeman meetings with Colson, Ziegler, Scali -Analysis of and responses to coverage -PRC trip -Foreign policy line -Camp David -Politics and peace -Administration critics -Partisanship -POWs -Written statement -Buchanan -Noel C. Koch -Colson -Buchanan -Lee W. Huebner Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:55 am. The President’s schedule -Signing ceremony -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Press -Announcement -Maurice H. Stans Bull left at an unknown time before 10:05 am. -Haldeman’s attention to scheduling -Bull -Ziegler Bull entered at an unknown time after 9:52 am. -Signing ceremony -Details of photograph session -Time limit -Removal of photographers
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-3 (cont.)
-January 26, 1972 event Bull left at an unknown time before 10:05 am. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 9:52 am. -Peter G. Peterson replacement -Knowledge by Cabinet -Notification -Announcement -Peter M. Flanigan Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:05 am. Vietnam -Counter to Democratic criticism -PRC trip -Surrender, communism, defeat -Sustaining attack -Washington Post -Administration supporters -Mailings -Kissinger -Public confusion Press list for PRC trip The President and Haldeman left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 658-34 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 10:05 am – unknown before 10:14 am Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible]
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The unknown agents left at an unknown time before 10:14 am.
Conversation No. 658-4 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 10:14 am - 10:27 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Henry A. Kissinger’s performance -Frank F. Church’s performance -Reception of Church’s remarks -Contrasted with reception of Kissinger’s -Audience The President’s schedule -Herbert G. Klein -White House correspondents -Broadcasters’ dinner -Gridiron -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Edgar Allan Poe Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 10:14 am. -Richard M. Scammon Bull left at an unknown time before 10:27 am. Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Kissinger -Reception -Church’s comments -Forthcoming People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Convention
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-4 (cont.)
Court decision -Stock case -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo’s conversation with the President -Dismissal -Details of decision -Unknown person -International Business Machines [IBM] -Press coverage -Consistency Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s trip to Texas -Reception -The President’s Vietnam peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Feedback on the President’s Vietnam speech -Ruth Haggey [?] and husband -The President’s sincerity -Mr. and Mrs. Vance Hartke -Kissinger’s remarks -Church -Harvard University -The President’s call to Kissinger -Perception -Tape -Vera Glazer [?] -Glazer [?] Camp David trip Dewitt Wallace dinner -Woods -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -White House staff -Lewis, Wallace -Financing of the President’s articles, 1962-1968 -Trips -Albert L. Cole Camp David -Woods’s schedule
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-4 (cont.)
-Renwick Gallery opening -Preparation for PRC -Reading, dictation Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Kissinger -Talk with Woods -Outlook Woods left at 10:27 am.
Conversation No. 658-5 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 10:27 am - 11:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Richard M. Scammon and Charles W. Colson; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings [Photograph session] Seating -Prime Minister of Ghana [Kofi A. Busia] -Education -London -Coup d’etat Scammon’s book with Ben Wattenberg, The Real Majority (1970) -Effect -1970 election -Responsibility -Soundness of theories -Marijuana legalization -John V. Lindsay’s position -Polls
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
Politics -Prohibition Party -Use of election process -Robert M. La Follette -Effect on politics -Political orientation -Grover Cleveland -[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Progressivism -Herbert Hoover -Depression -Contribution -History of politics in early twentieth century -La Follette -Compared to Alfred E. Smith -Historical speculation -Theodore Roosevelt -Wilson Book on historical counterfactualism -Charlotte Corday’s murder of Jean Paul Marat -J. William Fulbright -Edward M. Kennedy -Civil War Social issues -Busing -Richmond decision -Forest Hills -View of whole country -Feasibility -Voting blocks -Philadelphia -Frank L. Rizzo -Republican coalition -Jewish votes -Black votes -Cleveland -Ralph J. Perk -Black votes
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
-Black voting psyche -Education -James M. Carney -Rizzo -Difficulties -Party identification
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-Perception of the Administration -Rizzo -Law and order -Samuel W. Yorty -Tom Bradley -Liberal views -Forest Hills -Jews -Perception of public -Supreme Court -Presidential action -Lyndon B. Johnson -Effect -Compared to Rizzo -Johnson -Busing -Housing -Public wishes -Crime -Morality -Marijuana
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
-New York-Washington axis -Los Angeles, Chicago -Commentators -Problems -Liberal viewpoints -Lack of “guts” -Strength of America -George Meany -Busing -Milton Viorst -Judith Viorst -George S. McGovern stance -Court decisions -Detroit, Richmond -Problems -Fear of violence -Public education -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Edward M. Kennedy -George C. Wallace -Economic issues -Social security -Unemployment insurance -Government spending -Individual and group fears -Ghetto problems -Blacks, Puerto Ricans, Mexican-Americans -California -Montgomery County, Maryland -Black residents of Washington, DC -Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner -Sidney Poitier -Bourgeoisie -Race relations -Social mobility -Polls -Busing, crime, housing -Economic issues -Leadership -Message to Democrats -Encouragement of strongest elements
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
-Fitness to rule -The President’s reading -Biography, history -H.G. Wells -Nineteenth century Britain -Wells -Importance of education -History of ruling classes -Politicians -Intellectuals -Use of intellectuals -College environment -Elites -Fitness to rule -Republicans -New York, Los Angeles -Resentments -Vietnam -Meany -Peter J. Brennan -Frank E. Fitzsimmons -Intellectual in power -Democrats, Republicans -Washington Post -New York Times -Time, Life -Networks -Consequences -Analogy to France -Isolationism -“Guts”, coverage -Henry A. Kissinger -Background -“Hard hats” compared to intellectuals -“Know nothings” -Blacks -Farmers -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Problem with college graduates -Scammon’s military experience -Willingness to fight in war
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
-Stamina -McGovern -Programs -Democratic Party -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Abdication of power -Shame -Power -Presidential qualities -US leadership -The President’s reading -Editorials -News summaries -Ultra-liberals, right-wing -Prospects of US in world -US sense of destiny -Desire to excel -Effects -Compared to other nations -British -French -Dutch -Danes -Swedes -Economy -Japan -Britain -France -Japan -Chinese, Soviets -Governmental system -Strength of people -West Germany -Britain -Problems -Division -Japan -Courage -Drive -Socialists -Turn inward
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
-Consequence -Decline -“Intellectual incest” -Strength of US -Majority -Public perception of issues -Rejection of permissiveness -Size of strong elements in population -John Wayne -Qualities of majority -Religion -Compared to intellectuals -Administration strategy -Doing what is fashionable -National Press Club -Compared to doing what is right -Presidential qualities -Responsibility -Appeal to majority Presentation of gifts -Cufflinks Scammon and Colson left at 11:12 am.
Conversation No. 658-6 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:12 am and 11:13 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Secretary [Maurice H. Stans] Bull left at an unknown time before 11:13 am.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-5 (cont.)
Conversation No. 658-7 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 11:13 am - 11:24 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Maurice H. Stans. Stans’s resignation -Announcement -The President’s gratitude -Announcement -Stans’s forthcoming role -Secrecy -The President’s gratitude -Stans’s past support -1960 election -1962 election -1968 election
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Business -Support for the Administration Economy -As issue
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-7 (cont.)
-Democrats -Retail sales -Arthur F. Burns -General thrust -Economic indicators -Retail sales -Stans’s reports -Stock market -Rise in economy -Unemployment Stans’s future attendance at meetings -Legislative leaders -Robert J. Dole -Cabinet -Bryce N. Harlow -Notification of H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Attendees at White House functions -Dinners -Rose Mary Woods notification -Haldeman -Stans’s talk with Woods Business problems -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] decision -Breakup of breakfast cereal companies -FTC administrator [Miles W. Kirkpatrick] -The President’s support for business -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey, Edward M. Kennedy -Perception of business community -Stans -Peter M. Flanigan -Control of commissioners -William D. Ruckelshaus -Kirkpatrick -Virginia H. Knauer Stans’s notes to the President -Telephone call to be made -Former head of 3M, Camden Knight
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-7 (cont.)
-View of wage and price controls -Political pressure from right wing -Foster [?] McGraw [sp ?] -Birthday greetings Mike McGill -Books -Possible position with administration -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Qualifications -Stans’s possible talk with Flanigan -Possible ambassadorship Forthcoming announcement -Duration -Speaking rules -Stans, Peterson, Flanigan -Council on International Economic Policy [CIEP] Peter G. Peterson, Flanigan, and the photographer entered at 11:20 am. Forthcoming announcement Arrangement for photograph session [Photograph session] -[General conversation] -Germany Announcement of appointments -Protocol -Flanigan’s forthcoming position -The President’s remarks -Stans’s remarks -Peterson’s remarks -Duration -Content Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:23 am. Camera
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-7 (cont.)
-Position The President, et al. left at 11:24 am.
Conversation No. 658-35 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:24 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. The President’s location -Press Room An unknown agent talked with an unknown person. [Conversation No. 658-35A] [Unintelligible] [End of telephone conversation]
Conversation No. 658-8 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-131]
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-9 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 11:30 am - 11:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Weather [Signing documents] The President’s schedule [The President talked with John B. Connally between 11:32 am and 11:41 am.] [Conversation No. 658-9A] [See Conversation No. 19-132; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation] An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 11:32 am. Herbert Stein [Signing documents] -Ezra Solomon The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:45 am. J. Willard Marriott -Request of Butterfield to be liaison -Honor America Day -Unknown person Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:41 am. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Charles W. Colson Bull left at an unknown time before 11:45 am.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-9 (cont.)
-Camp David -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Forthcoming meetings Butterfield left at 11:45 am.
Conversation No. 658-10 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 11:47 am - 1:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Maurice H. Stans -Loyalty -Responsibilities -Preferences in assignments -Performance -Previous assignments George Meany -Possible telephone call from the President -Report from Murray M. Chotiner’s source -Labor relations with Administration -George P. Shultz -Charles W. Colson -John B. Connally -Alleged anti-labor feelings -Relations with the President -Treatment of the President at union convention in Miami, November 19, 1971 -Reasons -Schedule -Meany’s mood -Gift from the President -Telephone call by the President
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Meany’s health -Reluctance by Meany to initiate call -Reason Colson entered at 11:49 am. -Shultz -John F. O’Connell -Talk with Meany -Meany’s health -Productivity Commission meeting -Treasury Department -O’Connell -Meany’s view of administration relations -James D. Hodgson, Connally -Possible telephone call from the President to Meany -1972 election -Budget briefing by Shultz -Defense -Relations right-wing Republicans -Common views -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Defense -Communism -Health -Golf -Administration strategy -Telephone call from the President -Shultz briefing Richard M. Scammon -Recent meeting with the President -Observations -Qualities -Polling -Social science -Compared with Elmo Roper -Intelligence -Friendship with Colson -Political views -View of meeting with the President
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Intellectuals -Domestic Council -Labor relations -Alexander E. Barkan, Meany Meany strategy -Attack on administration -Severity Scammon -Recent meeting -Social issues -Perception of Administration action -Patrick J. Buchanan -Meetings with John D. Ehrlichman -Busing -Law and order -Scatter housing -Colson's talk with Scammon -Democrats -Scatter housing -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Busing -Amendment -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Possible George W. Romney resignation Social issues -HUD -Romney resignation -Possible Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger appointment -Qualifications -Instructions -Scammon’s arguments -Quality -Busing -White supremacy -Richmond decision -Canada analogy -Roman Catholic minority -School system
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Parochial schools -Tax exemption -Connally -Ehrlichman’s position -Difficulties -Washington, DC -Integration -Haldeman’s view -Colson’s view -Background -Boston -Haldeman’s view -Blacks -Administration’s treatment -Scammon’s views -Possible paper -Book, The Real Majority -Effect on 1970 election -Adlai E. Stevenson III -Peter Williams -Visit with the President -Effect on Scammon -Reason
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Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
Social issues -Perception of administration action -Haldeman possible conversation with Ehrlichman -Need for administration action -Integration -Richmond decision -Court appointments -Possible administration action -Suburbs -Charlotte-Mecklenberg decision -HUD, HEW -Judge Robert R. Merhige, Jr. -Court appointments -Edward L. Morgan -Politics -Attorney General’s [John N. Mitchell] role -Richard G. Kleindienst -Ehrlichman -Law compared to politics question -Amendment possibility -Decision of people -Scammon’s view -Effect on other issues -Schools, housing -Authors of Declaration of Independence, Constitution
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33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
Social issues -Youth group -White House visit -Media coverage -Memoranda -1972 campaign -Henry A. Kissinger and Robert H. Finch meeting -Result -White House tour -Meetings at White House -The President’s availability -Kissinger’s availability Vietnam War issue -Reaction to the President’s January 25, 1972 speech -Albert E. Sindlinger -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Texas -Telegrams -Favorable -Unfavorable -Details -Majority sentiment -Unfavorable -Dr. Carl McIntyre -Liberals -Surrender -New York Times story -John Finney -Content -Republicans -Democrats’ stand -Surrender -Administration reaction -Attack on Democrats -McCarthyism -Communism in South Vietnam -Administration strategy -Democrats’ remarks -Humphrey, Muskie -Statements
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Wire service coverage -Washington Post -New York Times Dinner, January 26, 1972 -Colson’s reaction to the President’s telephone call -Position of Colson’s table -Others’ reaction -Rose Mary Woods -Tape -Woods’s action -Kissinger -Washington Post The President’s relations with Meany -Possible telephone call to Meany from the President -Meany’s health -George P. Shultz meeting -Meany support for the President -Michael J. Mansfield amendments -The President’s appreciation -Meany reaction Social issues -Effect on administration -Child care veto, December 10, 1971 -Scammon’s view -Nationality of social issues -Possibility -Federal Government involvement -Crime -Local problem -Education -Housing -Dinner [for DeWitt Wallace], January 28, 1972 -The President’s Reader’s Digest article on Vietnam -Timing of appearance -Speech -John Wayne’s movies -Popularity -Heckling of Jackson
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Florida universities -Defense spending -Perception -Accuracy Edith Efron’s book, The News Twisters (1971) -Staff -1972 campaign -1968 campaign -Media coverage -Receptions -Jackson -Scammon -Leonard Garment -Sales -Testimony by Efron -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. committee -Testimony -Daniel L. Schorr -Colson’s schedule -Ervin -Roman L. Hruska -Strom Thurmond -Viewers -Book sellers -Book publication -Promotion -Re-orders -Compared to Scammon’s book, The Real Majority (1970) -Efron’s appearance on Today show -Broadcasters’ view -Irving Kristol’s article in Fortune Public relations -Circulation of information -Q&A circulation -Kissinger’s briefing -Consistency of line -William P. Rogers -Refinement -Haldeman’s and Colson’s effort
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-William L. Safire -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Readability -Simplification -Kissinger’s speech draft -Negotiating points -Editing -Purpose -Main point -The President’s efforts for peace -North Vietnam’s recalcitrance Colson left at 12:26 pm. The President’s schedule -Camp David Colson -Public relations The President’s schedule -Announcement of cancer panel -Administration strategy -Make-up of panel -Photograph opportunity -Details -Brevity -Benno C. Schmidt -Pearl Bailey visit -Award -Elmer H. Bobst -Timing -Oval Office press conference -Camp David visit -Reading -Visit with US attorneys -Benefits -Drug programs -Benefit of public relations from visits -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Athletes
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-News coverage -Domestic programs -Reception for athletes -Attendance -Preparation -Governors dinner -Brevity -Attendees -Purpose -Timing -Jaycee leadership conference -The President’s attendance -Length of conference -Attendance -Political considerations -Location -Reception -Volunteers dinner -Need for brevity -Long range schedule -Kissinger’s office, State Department -Set visits -State visits -Nihat Erim of Turkey -Canada -Connally -Postponement -Trade -US retaliation -Possible pickets -Erim -Dinner -Duration of visit -Scheduling strategy -Open days -Luis Echeverria Alvarez visit -Timing -Moscow summit -Television anchormen reception -George Putnam -Briefing
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Receiving line -Photographs -Attendees -Radio disc jockeys -Benefit -Timing -Gridiron dinner -Edgar A. Poe -Timing -California visit -Timing -Congressional recess -Correspondents’ dinner [?] -Press attendance -Writing press -White House correspondents and photographers, radio and television corespondents -Overseas visits -Rogers -San Francisco -Latin America -Connally -Tehran -Soviet Union trip Ambassadorial appointment to Iran -Rogers’s recommendation -Walter J. Stoessel, jr. -Armin H. Meyer -Herman Idles [?], War College Advisor -William H. Sullivan -Kissinger’s recommendation -Sullivan -Reasons -Southeast Asia -Stoessel -Sullivan -Meyer -State Department experience -Previous experience Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 12:26 pm.
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
The President’s schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 1:03 pm.
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The President’s possible address to black group -Patrick J. Buchanan’s recommendation -Purpose -Political possibilities -Black feeling for Muskie -Busing -Black middle class -Possible forums -Editors, publishers -United Negro College Fund [UNCF] -Whites
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Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
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Presidential citizens medal -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -History -Intent -Awardees -Amputees, medical people, adoption program for Korean children -Voluntarism -Awarding -Public ceremony -Publicity -Cabinet officer -Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia Nixon Cox -Publicity -East Room -Contrast to Congressional medals The President’s schedule -Preparation for PRC trip -Political staff -Instructions to Haldeman -Harry Dent, Buchanan -Staff access to the President -Congressional relations -Page Belcher -Access to the President -Compared to Dwight D. Eisenhower -Plane trip -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Church trip
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Clark MacGregor -Compared to Bryce N. Harlow -Telephone calls to Congressmen -Birthday greetings -Votes -Letters Personnel -Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Departure -Qualities -Performance as military aide -Accomplishments as military aide -Women -Arrivals -Interservice competition -History -Delivery of reports -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Contact with dead congressmen’s families -Transition of power -Prospects -Replacement -New command -Austin, Texas -Responsibilities -Prospects -Vietnam -Reconnaissance Butterfield entered at 12:46 pm. -Herbert G. Klein operation -Ronald L. Ziegler -Colson Butterfield left at 12:47 pm.
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Counselor to the President -Finch -Arthur F. Burns -Daniel P. Moynihan -Finch -Future -Congress -California -Campaigning -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Abolition -Expansion of Cabinet -David M. Kennedy -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Richard V. (“Dick”) Allen -Job preferences -Ambassadorship -Portugal -Klein -Stoessel -European Economic Community [EEC] -Brussels -EEC -Kennedy, Allen, Robert Strausz-Hupe -Portugal -Value to the President’s reelection -Haldeman’s view -Foreign policy -Domestic political impact -Colson -National security -Responsibilities -Political attacks -Monitoring opposition -Post-reelection possibilities -Stoessel -Portugal -Allen’s fears -Kissinger -Location -White House
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-10 (cont.)
-Colson -Campaign organization -Stoessel -1972 election -EEC -Connally -Strausz-Hupe -Qualifications -Franklin D. Murphy -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] Haldeman left at 1:03 pm.
Conversation No. 658-11 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. [Unintelligible] Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
Conversation No. 658-12 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-133]
Conversation No. 658-13
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
Conversation No. 658-14 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:03 pm and 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule The President’s schedule -Reading Bull left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm.
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-15 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:10 pm - 2:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Michael J. Mansfield. [See Conversation No. 19-134]
Conversation No. 658-16 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:17 pm and 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-135]
Conversation No. 658-17 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-136] George Meany’s schedule -Request for a return call
Conversation No. 658-18
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-137]
Conversation No. 658-19 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:20 pm and 2:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Photograph opportunities -Rate -Previous Quadriad photograph -Herbert Stein -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Bull’s responsibility Bull left at an unknown time before 2:23 pm.
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-20 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:23 pm - 2:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Jerry V. Wilson. [See Conversation No. 19-138]
Conversation No. 658-21 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:24 pm and 2:32 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-139]
Conversation No. 658-22 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:32 pm - 2:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Peter J. Pitchess. [See Conversation No. 19-140]
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-23 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:34 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. Telephone call to unknown person cannot be completed -Meeting -Urgency
Conversation No. 658-24 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:34 pm and 2:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-141]
Conversation No. 658-25 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:40 pm - 2:45 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John N. Mitchell. [See Conversation No. 19-142; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
Conversation No. 658-26
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 2:50 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Telephone call to George Meany -Return of telephone call Butterfield left at 2:52 pm. -Trip to Camp David -Helicopters -Photograph opportunities -Rate -Meeting with Jewish group, January 28, 1972 -Jewish group Bull left at 2:56 pm. [The President talked with George Meany between 2:56 pm and 3:00 pm.] [Conversation No. 658-26A] [See Conversation No. 19-143]
Conversation No. 658-27 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 658-27 (cont.)
Bull left at an unknown time before 3:07 pm.
Conversation No. 658-28 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:00 pm and 3:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 19-144]
Conversation No. 658-29 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 3:07 pm Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 19-145]
Conversation No. 658-30 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:07 pm and 3:13 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. George P. Shultz’s schedule
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Testimony -The President’s attempted call -Message from the President -The President’s telephone call to George Meany -Content -Meany’s reaction -Possible meeting with Shultz -Henry A. Kissinger -Briefing -John C. Stennis -Paul N. McCloskey, Jr. -Collective bargaining -Meany -Compared to business leaders
Conversation No. 658-31 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: 3:13 pm - 3:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger’s meeting with newsmen -Procedure of Vietnam peace talks -Kissinger’s trips -The President’s involvement -Reports -Instructions -Media-created impression The President’s schedule -Camp David Unknown person entered at an unknown time after 3:13 pm. Refreshment
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
Unknown person left at an unknown time before 3:28 pm. The President’s involvement in Vietnam negotiations -Physical effects -State of the Union address, peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 -Dynamics of creation -Media interests -The President telephone conversation with Meany -George Meany briefing by Kissinger -Details of negotiations -The President’s forthcoming trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Critics of negotiations -Lyndon B. Johnson -Michael J. Mansfield -Responses -Advocacy of surrender -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Charles W. Colson’s rebuttal -Communism in South Vietnam -Colson’s rebuttal -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s rebuttal -Public opinion -The President’s recent talk with John N. Mitchell -Congress -News media -The President’s peace proposal speech -Quality -Delivery -Impact -Kissinger briefing -Impact Kissinger’s briefings -Contrasted with the President’s peace proposal speech -Meany
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53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
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Administration accomplishments -PRC trip -Soviet Union trip -Prestige -Compared to previous presidents -Soviet grain deal -Consistency -Aggressive rebuttal -Patrick J. Buchanan -Accepting criticism -Abuse of President by opponents -Peace -Dan Rather -Bureaucracy Vietnam -Attack by Senators -Edward M. Kennedy -John F. Kennedy -Ngo Dinh Diem -Edward Kennedy’s 1968 peace plan -Wooster, Ohio -Details -Vietnamization -Overthrow of Nguyen Van Thieu government -Recent peace proposal speech -Reference to overthrow -Recent congressional leadership meeting -North Vietnamese position -Attack by opponents -Overthrow
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
-Ceasefire -North Vietnamese desires -Negotiating points Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 3:28 pm. Schedule Butterfield left at 3:30 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Significance -The President’s recent talk with Kissinger -Historical context -British prime ministers -Theodore Roosevelt -Panama Canal -World War II -[Franklin D. Roosevelt] -Morality -The President’s experience -Pacific -Rome -New York -V-J Day -London Times -Compared to Washington Post -Television US-relations with the PRC and Soviet Union -Significance -Soviet fears -US détente with the PRC -Kissinger view -The President’s possible talk with Chou En-Lai -Return trip to the PRC -Soviet summit -Timing Vietnam -The President’s peace proposal speech
55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
-Lack of national unity -The President’s part in negotiations -Post-election strategy -Bombing The President’s schedule -National Security Council [NSC] -Kissinger schedule -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] meeting -Melvin R. Laird orders -January 31, 1972 -Announcement Vietnam -Kissinger’s forthcoming talk with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Mitchell -Verification panel meeting -Pentagon Papers -Jack N. Anderson papers -Laird -Story on bombing targets -Laird -Haldeman -Accuracy -Military targets -Bombing period -Bureaucracy Nixon presidency -Critics -Haldeman’s role -White House staff -Period since July 1971 -Response -US public -Legitimacy -Intellectuals attack -Hugh S. Sidey -Talk with Kissinger -The President’s background -Nicholas P. Thimmesch
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
-The President’s background -Whittier -Kissinger’s background -Germany -Kissinger’s talk with Sidey -Robert F. Kennedy -Robert Kennedy -Reasons -The President’s independence -Irrelevance of intellectuals -New York Times -Washington Post -Voice of American people -Democrat prospects -Kissinger’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -1972, 1976 elections -Foreign policy comprehension -Domestic policy -India-Pakistan War -PRC -Soviet Union -Bangladesh -Intellectuals -Liberals -Kissinger’s friends -Blindness -College campuses -Harvard University -University of California -Whittier College -Dangers to nation -The President’s view -George C. Wallace -Danger on left -India -North Vietnam -Communists -Opponents -Accusation of critics -Involvement in Asia -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan
57 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
-The President’s Vietnam peace proposal speech -Fitness to rule -The President’s conversation with Richard M. Scammon -Kissinger The President’s conversation with Scammon -Administration opponents -US responsibilities -PRC -Criticism of US -Europe -West Germany -Great Britain -West Germany -Geography -Philosophical differences -War -Communism -As a system -Soviet people -Chinese people -Japanese people -German people -US leadership -Critics of policy -Intellectuals -Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis -Manner -Lack of courage -Compared to Meany -Business, college presidents -Democrat leadership -Possible consequences The President’s opponents -Awareness of the President’s view -Barry M. Goldwater -The President’s point of view -Training The President’s schedule
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 558-31(cont.)
Kissinger’s relations with news media -Magazines -William L. Safire -John A. Scali -Story of negotiations Vietnam -Negotiations -Prospects -The President’s talk with Mansfield -North Vietnam -Soviet Union trip -US military -Bombing -Air Force -Navy -Success Kissinger left at 3:46 pm.
Conversation No. 658-32 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:46 pm and 3:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. [Unintelligible] Bull left at an unknown time before 3:49 pm. The President left at 3:49 pm.
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 658-33 Date: January 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:49 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] The unknown agents left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.