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Date: 
Feb 01, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 662-1 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 9:33 am - 9:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Missing plaque Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:35 am.
Conversation No. 662-2 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 9:39 am - 9:45 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Missing plaque -Replacement -Certificate -University of Nebraska football team -Polls William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Timing H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman meeting -Timing Butterfield left at an unknown time before 9:45 am.
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Conversation No. 662-3 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:45 am and 10:03 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President’s schedule -William F. (“Billy”) Graham meeting -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:03 am.
Conversation No. 662-4 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 10:03 am - 11:37 am Location: Oval Office The President met with William F. (“Billy”) Graham and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Greetings President’s address at prayer breakfast -John B. Connally’s health -Location -Pittsburgh -President’s speaking style -Crowd reaction -Dr. Arthur A. Fletcher -Previous occasions -Publicity -White House staff -Herbert G. Klein, Richard A. Moore -Television
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
Graham’s health -President’s call to Graham -Timing -Quality of call -Virgin Islands
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-Personal habits of Graham -Rest and relaxation -Schedule -Speaking schedule President’s speaking schedule -Preparation -1968 -1060 -Staff time -1968 Speeches -Interview with Dan Rather, January 2, 1972 -State of the Union -Vietnam peace proposal, January 25, 1972 -Preparation -Florida and California -Presentation -Appearance -Suggestions from Graham -Schedule
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Effectiveness -Choices -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Speech follow-up -Personal appearances -Graham’s preparation -Steps taken -President’s responsibilities -Graham’s advice -Campaign thrust -Television -Number -Campaign stops -Graham letter to President -Great Britain -Involvement in the campaign -Politics -President’s location -Dignity of President -Public desire -Perception President’s integrity -Effect of India/Pakistan War -Jack N. Anderson papers -Contribution to office
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Rose Mary Woods entered at 10:24 am.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
Introductions -Today Show appearance Woods left at 10:25 am.
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Media relations -Hedley W. Donovan call to Graham -Time -Lunch invitation -Timing -Henry Luce -Media domination by Jews -Paul W. Keyes -Discussion -Life -Newsweek -New York Times -Washington Post -Los Angeles Times -Otis Chandler -Networks -Howard K. Smith, American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -David Brinkley, National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr., Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Writers -Left wing leanings of Jews -Young Jews
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Israeli Jews compared to US Jews -Golda Meir -Moshe Dayan -Democratic candidates -Meir’s support of the President -Danger to Israel -Fear of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Jordan -Yitzhak Rabin view -Spiro T. Agnew -Pornography distribution
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-Breaking of stranglehold -President’s Jewish support -Max M. Fisher -Bernard J. (“Bunny”) Lasker -Taft Schreiber -Hiring practices -Catholics and Quakers compared to Jews -Danger -Media clean-up -Political timing -Pornography -Anti-American sentiment -Television -Movies -Time -Life
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Luce -Promotion of Graham -Graham’s problems -Coverage of issues -Possible criticism of the Cabinet -Dwight D. Eisenhower -India situation -John Foster Dulles
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Foreign relations -President’s remarks at breakfast -US situation -Waning influence -Use of power -General view of people -Benefits of familiarity -USSR-People’s Republic of China [PRC]-US relations -Contrasting goals -Upcoming millennium -Reasons for peace -Hopes for peace -USSR and PRC children -US needs -Alert leadership and knowledge of US strength -Vietnam -US role -Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Dwight D. Eisenhower -Korean War -Counterfactual scenario -Possible slaughter -Dean G. Acheson -US world strategy -Lack of action -Japan, Germany, and the Middle East -Restraint of aggression -India-Pakistan War -USSR
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-Crisis faced by US -Surrender compared to settlement -Joseph M. Luns, Director-General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -European view of President -Willy Brandt -USSR -British -Common Market -Edward R.G. Heath -Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home -France -Italians -Lack of government -Ability of US to act -USSR, PRC
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Defense budget -Trips by President -1972 election -USSR-PRC reaction -Importance of knowledge -Stakes Domestic conditions -Crises -Economy -Intellectuals in US -Universities -Stanford University -Professors -Atheism -Popular support for Christian virtues -Percentage -Regional differences around the US -Northeast -New York -Pennsylvania -Midwest -Ohio -South -California -Reelection -Corrective measures mentioned -Press -Agnew -Edith Efron, The News Twisters (1971) -Irving Kristol’s review -Efron -Samuel J. Ervin Jr. Committee -Jewish background -Marriage -Columbia University -Media -Jewish dominance -Television writers -Jack Benny -White House Press Corps
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Gridiron Club -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -James J. Kilpatrick, Jr. -Jewish journalists -Jerrold L. Schecter -Time magazine -David Craswell -Los Angeles Times -Max Frankel -New York Times -Stanley Karnow -Washington Post -Herbert E. Kaplow -NBC -Dan Rather -CBS -Attendance -President’s upcoming trip to the PRC
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-Graham’s conservative nature -Compared to the President -Abraham Rosenthal -New York Times -Jewish view of Graham -Friendships -Israel -Graham’s feelings -Reaction to Jewish dominance
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Conservatives in media -Speech writers -Religious writers -Trip to PRC -Lack of conservative columnists -William S. White, William F. Buckley, Jr. -Protest in religious magazines -Eugene Kashatsky -Trip to Moscow -Religious papers -Bankruptcy -Postal rates -Percentages -For Graham’s mailing -For pornography -Effect on Graham -Possible difficulties -Effect on Christian publications -Christian Century -Christianity Today -Christian Century -Publishing background -Chicago -Joseph Irwin Miller
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Connally -Strength -Topics discussed with the President
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Work load -Age -Health -Schedule -Graham talk to Connally -Possible consequence of reelection failure -Timing -President’s schedule -Camp David -Key Biscayne visit -Ruth McC. (Bell) Graham, Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally -Invitation to Connally from Graham -Graham schedule -William Walker -The President’s schedule -Trip to the PRC -Benefits for Connally -Texas -George A. Smathers -Jamaica visit -John Rawlings home -Amenities -Holiday Inn -Possible use by the President -Seclusion
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-Value of Connally to President -International monetary situation
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-New Economic Policy [NEP] -Connally’s importance -John N. Mitchell -Politics -Conservatives -PRC trip -Connally view of US situation -Personal commitment -Resignation possibility -Confidant to President -Ability to make a difference -Staff -Henry A. Kissinger -Cabinet officers -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird -Difference in viewpoints -Connally values
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-Possible invitation to Connally for vacation -Possible call from Graham -Graham attendance -Relaxation -Logistics -Communication -US Secret Service protection -Graham’s attendance -Mobility -Household help
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
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Gifts -Grady Wilson -Money clips -Cuff links -Transportation -Graham’s schedule -Golf balls -Money clips -Presidential seal
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Offer of prayers Farewells
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
Graham left at 11:14 am. President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Apollo XV astronauts -Time limits -Peter M. Flanigan -Frank Borman -Staff members -Poland -Visit by President -Previous dinners with astronauts at Camp David -Cancellation -Names -Graham meeting -Politics Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:18 am. President’s schedule -Kissinger -Upcoming meetings -University of Nebraska football team -Photograph and film requests -Daniel J. Evans, Ronald W. Reagan photo -Benefits in Nebraska -National Championship -Plaque -Stephen B. Bull -Boy Scouts meeting -Astronauts -Purpose of meetings -Political benefits -Nebraska photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Release -Nebraska football team meeting -President’s instructions -Attendance -Photographers -Reporters -Boy Scouts
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Television PRC trip -Reporter accompaniment -Boston Globe -Buckley -Letter Prayer breakfast -Publicity by administration personnel -President’s remarks -Graham -Use of notes -4-H Ziegler left at 11:23 am. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:23 am. President’s schedule -Apollo astronauts -Location -Kissinger request for time Bull left at an unknown time before 11:37 am. -Meeting with State Department personnel -Rogers’s view -Marshall Green -Motives -Kissinger -White House staff -Consultations prior to PRC trip -The President’s preparations -Kissinger’s view -State Department reports -Lack of reporting -Rogers -Press handling -News summaries
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
-Visibility of President -Television news -Press conference compared to speeches -Proposed benefits -State of the Union speech -Visibility of President -Advantages -Dan Rather -A Day in the Life of the President -Vietnam speech -Speech quality -Raymond K. Price, Jr. role -Material for prayer breakfast -Connally -Speeches -Press conference -Difference between Graham and Nixon operations -Speeches -William L. Safire role -Newsweek -Periscope -Moore role -President’s notes -Breakfast remarks Public relations -Phone call story -Moore -Graham -Need for contact -Kissinger -John N. Mitchell -Connally -George W. Romney -John A. Volpe
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18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
[Duration: 54s ]
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-Connally -Tenure -Haldeman staff use -Patrick J. Buchanan -Harry S. Dent -PRC trip -News summary -Tone -Kissinger -New York Times -Washington Post -CBS -Use -Source of information -Jews
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-Media -Earlier protestor [Carol Feraci] -Cynicism
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-4 (cont.)
Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:23 am. President’s schedule -Astronaut visit -Certificate Bull and Haldeman left at 11:37 am.
Conversation No. 662-5 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 11:39 am - 11:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger Visit by Kissinger to James B. (“Scotty”) Reston home -Call to Reston -Attendance -J. William Fulbright and John W. Gardner -Reston’s attacks on the President -Consequences Scientific exchanges -President’s instructions -Fidel Castro -Salvador Allende Gossens Visit by Kissinger to Reston home -Foreign Relations Committee -Common Cause -Moderation of criticism -Duration -Fulbright view -Reston -Kissinger view -Vietnam policy defense by Kissinger -Attendance
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Fulbright -Vietnam policy defense by Kissinger -Criticism of the President’s plan -Moral crisis -Foreign Relations Committee -North Vietnam -Concessions by US -John W. Gardner -Kissinger’s praise for the President -Troop reduction -Number -Fulbright view -Possible assistance -Reston -Critics’ attitude -Daniel Schwarz [?] -Cambodia -Moderation of criticism -Freedom of the press -Kissinger’s previous talk with Reston -Reason for meeting -Future contact -Establishment -People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Kissinger defense -Benefits -Criticism -Effects -Historic perspective -Gardner view -Future conversations with Kissinger -Reston view -Support of PRC trip -Max Frankel -Press briefings -Historic perspective of PRC trip -Fulbright view -Reston view -Daily briefings -Possible press attitudes -PRC
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-5 (cont.)
-New York Times role -Attacks on the President’s speech, January 25, 1972 -Possible cease-fire -Timing -Vietnam negotiations -Reston view -Gardner position -Establishment -Appraisal of meeting -Reston view -Restraint and debate Rogers’s previous conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:39 am. President’s schedule -Apollo XV astronauts -Peter M. Flanigan -Previous dinner at Camp David -Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 11:52 am. PRC trip -Preparation -Rogers’s interest in consultations -Haldeman’s talk with Rogers -Reading -Establishment impression -Kissinger’s comments at meeting Kissinger’s schedule Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:39 am. The President’s schedule -Astronauts -Gifts -Watches -Delivery
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-5 (cont.)
-Photograph session Kissinger and Bull left at 11:52 am.
Conversation No. 662-6 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 11:53 am - 12:05 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Colonel and Mrs. David R. Scott, Colonel and Mrs. James B. Irwin, Lieutenant Colonel Alfred M. Worden, Peter M. Flanigan, and Gen. Alexander M. Haig; Jr.; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -Apologies from the President Goodwill mission to Poland and Yugoslavia -Apollo XV’s astronauts’ impression -Weather -Reception -Photograph session -Voice of America [VOA] -Benefits of trip -Extent of trip -Yugoslavia -Poland -Communism -Poland -Hungary -Czechoslovakia -Romania -Latin America -Iron curtain countries -Visits -Yugoslavia, Poland -Mars -Background of astronauts
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Timing of next Apollo mission -Extent of travels -Poland, Yugoslavia, and the US -Space travel -View of US -Fascination -Reception People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Forthcoming visit by the President -Possible visit by astronauts Space shuttle -Progress -Interest in Eastern Europe -Benefits Gifts -Watches -Cufflinks PRC trip -Table tennis Astronauts families -Camp David trip -Timing -General conversation Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:53 am. Gifts presentation -Pens -Golf balls University of Nebraska football team Bull, et al. left at 12:05 pm.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 662-7 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:05 pm and 12:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Certificate -Boy Scouts -University of Nebraska football team Press office Bull left at an unknown time before 12:08 pm.
Conversation No. 662-8 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 12:08 pm - 12:19 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with David Barrus, Eric E. Hillary, Edwin R. Yarbrough, Kenneth L. Beale, Jr., David D. Chambers, Dan Harrington, Robert L. Larson, Jr., Stephen Lawson, John T. Lyons, Kerry K. Morgan, Frank Ramirez, Jr., John J. Richie III, Dave Snell, Millard F. Waters, Stephen Wirkes, Alden G. Barber, Norton Clapp, David Boshea, Randy Scott, Rebel L. Robertson, George C. Freeman, Michael J. Farrell, and Richard A. Moore; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings -Photograph session Introductions -Photograph session -Paul (“Bear”) Bryant -The President’s travels
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-8 (cont.)
Presentation of Boy Scout card -Voluntarism -Quality of leadership Boy Scouts of America [BSA] annual report to nation -Resources program -Save Our American Resources [SOAR] -Youth drug abuse program -Operation Reach -Membership rise -Percentage Provo, Utah Presentation of scouting medals -Norman Rockwell role -Boys Life magazine -World War I -Farrell BSA -Ages Tour of White House Memento presentation -Jamborees -Tie bars -Presidential seal University of Nebraska football team Farewells The Boy Scouts of America, et al. left at 12:19 pm.
Conversation No. 662-9
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 12:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -University of Nebraska football team -Photograph session -Jerry Tagge -Draft by Green Bay Packers Bull left at 12:20 pm.
Conversation No. 662-10 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:21 pm and 12:52 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with D. B. (“Woody”) Varner, Robert S. (“Bob”) Devaney, Jerry Tagge, Jim Anderson, Jeff Kinney, Johnny Rodgers, Rich Glover, Larry Jacobson, Willy Harper, George Cook, Dick Herman, Roman L. Hruska, Carl L. Curtis, John McCollister, David T. Martin, Charles Thone, Lee Moncrief, and Wally Johnson; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings and introductions -[Photograph session] Previous visit to University of Nebraska campus by President, January 14, 1971 -Controversy -Presentation of plaque -Inscription -George Cook Collegiate polls -Associated Press [AP]
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-10 (cont.)
-Coaches Cook Contributions to team -Offensive linemen -Defensive linemen -University of Oklahoma -Upcoming underclassmen -Junior college transfers -Chicago All-Star game -Dallas Cowboys -Orange Bowl performance Benefits to nation of athletics -Competition -University of Oklahoma -Paul (“Bear”) Bryant -Inspiration to young people -The team’s press comments -The President’s team loyalties -Recent playoff -University of Miami -University of Texas Presentation of gifts -Cuff links -Cook -Golf balls -Donald McI. Kendall -Wilson Company -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Tagge -Bart Starr Size of players -Washington Redskins’ fortunes -Injury to Charley Taylor Photographs -President’s signature
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-10 (cont.)
Hawaii Apollo XV astronauts -Goodwill tour in Yugoslavia and Poland Presentation of pens -Bill signing President’s schedule -Attendance at games -The President’s forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Photograph presentation -Frame Members of the University of Nebraska football team, et al. left at 12:46 pm. Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time between 12:26 pm and 12:52 pm. Handling of visit -Plaque -Presence of team -Tagge -Devaney -Tagge -Future career -Drafted by the Green Bay Packers Bull left at an unknown time before 12:52 pm.
Conversation No. 662-11 Date: February 1, 1972 Time: 12:52 pm - 1:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
John B. Connally -Offer of vacation -Haldeman call to Connally -Connally’s forthcoming testimony -Idanell (Brill) (“Nellie”) Connally -Key Biscayne arrangements -Benefits -Use of Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo’s houseboat -Connally’s appreciation -Vacation plans -Timing -The President’s upcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Golf -Rebozo -George A. Smathers -Activities -President’s concern -Invitation to Camp David -Connally view of President’s concern -Nellie Connally -Health -Connally’s appreciation -Benefits of Key Biscayne -Compared to John W. Rollins’s residence -Robert H. Abplanalp role -Smathers role -William F. (“Billy”) Graham invitation -Haldeman’s plan
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
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-Haldeman role -Call to Nellie Connally -Timing -Connally schedule -Texas -Headliner of year award -Timing of vacation -PRC trop -Congressional testimony -Meeting with President -View of the President’s possible attendance at Productivity Commission meeting, February 2, 1972 -Timing -Controls -Inflation -Employment -Number -Productivity -Percentage -Importance -Budget deficit -Criticism -Benefits -Competition -Timing -Reception -Importance of view of Productivity Commission -Drawbacks -George Meany
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
-Attendance -Location of meeting -Cabinet Room -Treasury Department -Timing -Compared to World Bank meeting -Speech -Peter G. Peterson role -Location of meeting -Treasury Department -Talk to Connally President’s schedule -President’s possible meeting with Kenneth B. Keating -Henry A. Kissinger’s view -Keating schedule -Consultation -Timing -Haldeman talk to Keating at prayer breakfast -Keating’s age -Possible interview with Joe Garagiola and John Underwood -Sports Illustrated story -Drug abuse and athletes -President’s interest -Haldeman view -Reception -Apollo XV astronauts visit -Peter M. Flanigan -Drawbacks -Conversation -Repeat visits -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr. -Haldeman’s staff -Possible blame -President’s philosophy on visits -Haldeman’s staff -Time use -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s time -Boy Scouts -Speeches -Proposed amount per year
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
-Press conferences -Andre Malraux visit -William P. Rogers’s view of State Department meeting -Upcoming PRC trip -Preparation -Consultation -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Timing -Transportation -Haldeman’s meeting with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Staff for PRC trip -Possible additions -Rose Mary Woods -Rita Rajnich DeSantis, Zosimo T. Monzon -Assistants to Mrs. Nixon and the President Connally -Resignation stories -Return to Texas -Timing -1972 election -Graham
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33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
The President’s schedule -Breakfast meeting with Michael J. Mansfield -Timing -Kissinger role -Rogers role Appointments -Advancemen -Bart Richardson -Treasury Department -Paul McCarter -Richardson -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s note to Haldeman -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -White House contact The President’s schedule -Governors meeting -John N. Mitchell arrival with Ronald W. Reagan -Topics for coverage -Daniel J. Evans arrival -Keeping the conservatives in line -Mail -President’s role -Haldeman’s upcoming conversation with Alexander P. Butterfield -Effect of PRC trip -Kissinger -Kissinger visit with James B. (“Scotty”) Reston, William J. Fulbright, John W. Gardner -Length of visit -Haldeman view -Kissinger view -White House staff -New York Times -Effect of media -Common Cause status -Haldeman view -Gardner -Critics of President -Stewart J.O. Alsop -Rebuttal to critics
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
-Human interest
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35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
-Interest in human side -Supposed lack of interest from the public -President’s view -Program orientation -President’s call to Abraham A. Ribicoff -Patrick J. Buchanan role -Public perception -Richard A. Moore -Kennedy -Press interest -Benefits -Need to report the facts -Moore An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 12:52 pm. The President’s schedule -Florida -Connally The unknown person left at an unknown time before 1:37 pm. Governors meeting -Comments -President’s role -Speech compared to comments -Expectations of meeting -Social gathering -Public relations -Guylay -View -Background -Ziegler role -Klein role -Contacts -Publishers, commentators, editorial writers -Edith Efron’s forthcoming testimony -Buchanan -[How CBS Tried to Kill a Book (1972)] -Possible press reaction
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 662-11 (cont.)
Press relations -Press feeling for President -Illustration with Kissinger -Reston meeting -Public perception -New Republic editorial -Perception of the President -Haldeman view -Position of press -Reston, Gardner, Fulbright strategy -Kissinger meeting with Reston -Haldeman view -The President’s possible meeting with Reston -Chances for meeting -Fulbright -Haldeman’s talk with Kissinger -Haldeman view -Handling of critics -Television -Prayer breakfast -Attendees -Media coverage -Children -Press coverage of Vietnam negotiations -The President’s peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 -Work by President -Kissinger -Guylay Haldeman left at 1:37 pm.