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Date: 
Feb 15, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 672-1 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:02 am and 9:12 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Books -Marking sentences and paragraphs -President’s instructions -Anti-Memoirs -Marking -Sections about China -Hardcover copy -Memorandum The President’s schedule -Valentine’s Day -Constance M. (“Connie”) Stuart’s office Woods left at an unknown time before 9:12 am.
Conversation No. 672-2 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: 9:12 am - 12:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Valentine’s Day -Constance M. (“Connie”) Stuart’s office -Departure time People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -American Broadcasting Company [ABC] -Documentary [Mrs. Nixon’s China] -John A. Scali
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon’s visit to PRC -Timing -Avram R. (“Av”) Westin -Drug documentary -Crew -Exclusivity with ABC -Possible problems -Three networks -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Speech -Documentaries -Possible narration from Mrs. Nixon -Script -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -ABC -Commitment -Life magazine -Similarities and differences -White House coverage -Previous contract -US Navy unit -Experience -Cameramen -Soundmen and lightmen -Film availability -Nixon Reelection Committee -Democratic National Committee [DNC] -Three networks -“Behind the scenes” -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins’s pictures -Similarities -Flight from Hawaii to Guam -Air Force One -William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger -Photograph opportunities -Availability of White House film -Possible Nixon photograph archives -Instructions for Scali -ABC -Commitment
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Network coverage -Instructions for Scali -ABC -Commitment -Crews -White House documentary unit -Previous occasion -Exclusives -Mrs. Nixon -President’s appearance -Great Wall of China -Mrs. Nixon -Nursery at commune -Documentary unit -Atkins President’s schedule -Leadership meeting -Camp David -Report to the nation -Cabinet meeting -Key Biscayne -Travels -Kissinger -Dwight L. Chapin -President’s health -Trip -Possible fatigue -Press conference -Haldeman’s view -Report to nation -Bipartisan leaders -Possible rescheduling -Press questions -Taiwan, Republic of China -Mrs. Nixon’s trip -West Coast -Ronald W. Reagan -Key Biscayne -Amount of time -Cabinet
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Staff -Busing -Economics -Pay Board -Price Board -The President’s 1969 world trip -San Clemente -Report to the nation -President’s reluctance -PRC trip -Communiqué -Arrival time -Television coverage -Request for change -Live coverage -California -Arrival statement -Coverage -Live -Mrs. Nixon -Africa trip -Coverage -Live -Shanghai -Departure time -Length of stay -Dinner and cultural show -Anchorage -Shanghai -Washington -Television coverage -Length of plane ride -Anchorage -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito meeting -Anchorage -The President’s quarters -Length of stay -Timing -Washington -Number of hours -Shanghai
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Report to the nation -President’s possible remarks -Peace -Issues -Japan -Kissinger -Haldeman’s options for the President -Flight -California -Arrival ceremony -Washington, DC -Public perception -Back to work -Congress -Jefferson Day -Speeches -San Clemente -Florida -Length of stay -California in February -National television -Diplomatic corps -Congress -Arrival -Los Angeles International Airport -Time -News coverage -Report to the nation -Press conference -President’s appearance -Importance -Airport setting -News coverage -Press conference -Kissinger -Primary season -Return -Anchorage -Los Angeles An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:12 am.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Arrival The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:52 am. President’s schedule -Hawaii -Los Angeles -Advantages -Washington An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 9:12 am. Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Arrival from Amherst -Call to the President The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:52 am. President’s forthcoming trip to PRC -Secretaries -Unknown person -Rose Mary Woods -Nellie L. Yates -Knowledge -Woods -Unknown person -Mrs. Nixon -Yates -Woods -Kissinger’s secretaries -Number -Rogers -Maggie C. Runkel
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
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-Typing -Filing -Letters -Valets
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Andre Malraux dinner, February 14, 1972 -Leonard Garment -Presence -Malraux -Seating -Howard K. Smith -Talks with Malraux -French language -Maquis, Gaullists -French language -World War II PRC trip -Press -Selection process
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Smith -Trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -PRC -Presidential visits -PRC -Moscow -Peking -Changes in schedule -San Clemente -Itinerary -Shanghai -Length of stay -Chinese -Dinner -Cultural show -PRC pride -Freedom of action -Possible activities -Anchorage -Departure -Coverage -Crowds at the airport -Time change -Arrival -Anchorage to New York -Arrival -Live coverage -Television news -Possible scenario -Possible comments from the President -Washington, DC -Arrival time -Television coverage -Women -Comparisons to State of the Union speech -Letters -Reruns -Viewers -Number Woods entered at 9:52 am.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Letters -Printing type -Approval from the President Woods left at 9:53 am. PRC trip -Shanghai to Washington -Direct trip -Decision -Time on plane -Difficulties -Anchorage -Stop -Arrival -Coverage -Live -Possible problem -News -President’s remarks Ronald L. Ziegler -Instruction to Haldeman to request for meeting -Talk with Scali An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 9:53 am. Request for Ziegler to come to the Oval Office The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:55 am. Scali -ABC Malraux dinner -Smith -White House dinners -Scali -Dinner after July 15, 1971 announcement of PRC trip -Perino’s
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Ziegler entered at 9:55 am. -Newspapers -Coverage News coverage -PRC -Trade -Liberalized restrictions -Busing -Malraux visit Malraux dinner -Garment -Smith -Talk with Malraux -French language -Scali -Malraux -Reaction -Notes for file -Malraux’s comments -Edward M. Kennedy’s claim -Forthcoming press conference -Kissinger’s talk with Haldeman -Malraux -John F. Kennedy -Dedication of Anti-Memoirs -Robert F. Kennedy -Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis -Outlook -Press conference -Timing -Visit to Kennedy gravesite -Malraux’s comments -US economic aid to the PRC -Possibility of question -Financial assistance -Malraux -Press conference
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Bangladesh -PRC -Bangladesh PRC trip -Arrival -Return -Time -State of the Union speech -Written story -Radio -Viewers -Number -Television -Report to the nation -Communiqué -Networks -US public reaction and interest -Taiwan -Japan -Trade -Cultural exchange -News -Leadership meeting -Return -Statement -Welcome -Live coverage -Arrival time at Andrews Air Force Base [AFB] -Diplomatic corps -Length of television coverage -Kissinger -European trip, 1969 -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Fall -World trip, 1969 -Arrival -Coverage -Live -Anchorage from PRC -Departure time
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Statement -Shanghai -Live coverage -Anchorage -“Mystique” -Closed arrival -Time -Haldeman’s plan -Debated by Ziegler -Shanghai -Departure time -Hawaii -Airplane trip -Disadvantages -Television appearance -Rest for the President -President’s previous experience on airplane, 1966 or 1967 -Coach -New York -Boston -Washington -Press corps -Alaska -Refueling stop -Walter J. Hickel -Prime time coverage -Press -Rest -Remarks -Live coverage of arrival -Anchorage -Rest for the President -News shows -Television audience -Number -Hong Kong -Shanghai -Attractions -Anchorage -Refueling stop -Departure
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-[William A. Egan] -Rest and sleep -Hours -Press -Time -Chapin -Upcoming conversation with Haldeman -Shanghai -Schedule -Request for meeting -Arrival -President’s request -Potential problems -Body clock -The President’s previous stops -Asia to Washington, DC -New York and Tokyo -Rest -International dateline -California -Hawaii -Anchorage -The President’s previous stops Julie Nixon Eisenhower [Julie Nixon Eisenhower talked with the President between 10:20 am and 10:21 am.] [Conversation No. 672-2B] [See Conversation No. 20-95; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation] [End of telephone conversation] Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Schedule -Soil conservation ladies -Miami Herald -Picture -Tricia Nixon Cox -Compared to Julie Nixon Eisenhower
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
PRC trip -Report to the nation -Communiqué -President’s arrival -Publicity hiatus -Media -Television specials -Preparation -Alaska -Shanghai -Rest -Arrival time Chapin entered at 10:24 am. -Return -Andrews AFB -Arrival -Report to the nation -Time -Haldeman’s plan -Shanghai -Anchorage -Elmendorf AFB -Washington -Arrival time -Press -Shanghai -Communiqué -Proposed time -Arrival time -Peking -Kissinger -Communiqué -Hangchow -Shanghai -Chou En-lai -Final meeting -Taiwan -Disembarkment
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Rest -Elmendorf AFB -Andrews AF -Arrival time -State of the Union speech -Television -Flight time -Hawaii -Wake Island -Anchorage -Shanghai -Anchorage -Communiqué -Shanghai -Time -Chou En-lai -Possible event -Sightseeing -Industrial exhibition -Mrs. Nixon -Children’s Palace -Arrival time -Washington, DC -Press -Communiqué -Press corps -Communiqué -Chou En-lai -Anchorage -Chou En-lai -Meeting -Time -Delay -Children’s Palace -Mrs. Nixon -Communiqué -Chou En-lai -Meeting -Time -Press -Departure time
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Shanghai -Elmendorf AFB -Shanghai -Dinner -Reasoning -Alaska -Elmendorf AFB -Rest and relaxation -Disembarkment -Japanese -Elmendorf AFB -Possible closure -General [Robert G. Ruegg] -Townspeople -Wires -Kissinger -Press secretary -Shanghai -Chapin’s view -Rest -Television -Ziegler -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger -Japan -Reugg -Radio -Television -News -Prime time -Shanghai -Departure -Sightseeing -Possible plan -Peking -Ch’ang Ch’un -Singapore -Jakarta -Chou En-lai -Sunday meeting -Monday meeting
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Kissinger -Advantages for changing meeting time -Communiqué -Timing -News magazines -Chou En-lai’s work schedule -Sunday meeting -Monday meeting -Communiqué -Prime time -Television coverage -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr. -Timing of release -Chou En-lai -Television -Mao Tse-tung -Television -Shanghai -Television -Status of ground station -Peking -Networks -Shanghai capability -Technical equipment [The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:30 am and 10:45 am.] [Conversation No. 672-2C] [See Conversation No. 20-96] Announcement -Attorney General [John N. Mitchell] Appointments -Richard G. Kleindienst -Meeting with the President -John D. Ehrlichman -Announcement -Timing
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
[The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 10:45 am and 10:47 am.] [Conversation No. 672-2D] [See Conversation No. 20-97; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]
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PRC trip -Kissinger -Return -Prime time coverage -Andrews AFB -Shanghai -Departure time -Refueling -Communiqué -Announcement Chapin left at 10:52 am. -Anchorage -Rest The President’s schedule -Leaders meeting -Timing -Technical aspects
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
PRC trip -White House -Cabinet Room -Andrews AFB -South grounds -Network coverage -Time -Leaders meeting Announcement -The President’s correspondence with Mitchell -Release -Woods -Handwritten letter -Timing -Kleindienst -Possible meeting with the President -Nomination Ziegler left at 10:53 am. -Low key approach PRC trip -Arrival -Live coverage -Statement -Anchorage -Administration critics -Democrats -Media -Communiqué -Gravity of trip George H. Gallup poll -Haldeman’s report -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Release -Timing -PRC trip
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Kissinger entered at 10:55 am. Vietnam -North Vietnamese -Message -Tone -Kissinger’s message of January 26, 1972 -Record -November 19, 1971 message -US PRC -Arrival The President left at an unknown time after 10:55 am. -Washington, DC -Report -Television -Shanghai -Kissinger’s view The President entered at an unknown time before 11:10 am. -Arrival -Rest -Chinese -Television -Activities -Difficulties in scheduling -Anchorage -President’s view -Departure schedule -Advance party -Anchorage -Television -Ziegler -Possible arrival schedule -Washington, DC -Arrival time
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 10:55 am and 11:10 am. [Conversation No. 672-2E] The President’s schedule -Instructions for Chapin [End of telephone conversation] PRC trip -Report -Leaders meeting -Television coverage -Communiqué -Arrival -Washington, DC -President’s speech on television -Preparation -Mental and physical -Public opinion -President’s speech -Possible reaction -Shanghai -Activities -Ziegler -Anchorage -Departure time -Washington, DC -Statement -Anchorage -President’s possible comments -Arrival and departure -Refueling -Elmendorf AFB -News -Arrival build-up -Press conference -Timing -Florida -Domestic issues -Connally
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Texas -Houston -Upcoming talk at San Angelo College -Report to the nation -Communiqué -Leaders meeting -Importance stressed -Report to the nation The President’s schedule -Florida -White House -Bipartisan leaders meeting -Cabinet meeting -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -South Asia -George Meany breakfast Vietnam -Meany -News summaries -Charles W. Colson -Talk with the President -Criticism of Democrats -Votes -Edmund S. Muskie -Possible impact -Haldeman’s statement -Agnew -Kissinger’s talk with Haldeman Vietnam negotiations -Le Duc Tho -Paris -Return -Timing -PRC trip -Public perception PRC trip -Press inquiries
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Kissinger -David Kraslow -State Department -Previous conversation with Kissinger -Warsaw meeting -Emissary -Tad Szulc -Recent story -Marshall Green -Alfred Le Sesne Jenkins Ziegler entered at 11:10 am. The President’s schedule -Possible statement Ziegler left at 11:11 am. Vietnam negotiations -Warsaw meeting -Set-up -Channel -Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan -Emissary -Cambodia -Le Duc Tho -Location -PRC -Kraslow’s inquiry -Kissinger’s view -Chinese business -The President’s trip -Credit -Communiqué -Paris -Private talks in Paris -US comments -Possible proposals -Kissinger -Ziegler -Rogers
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Agnew PRC trip -Agnews welcome -Arrival ceremony -Possible comments -Taiwan -Duration -Substance -President’s remarks -Communiqué -Television -Ziegler’s responsibility -Nation -Report -Communiqué -Speech -Leaders meeting Polls -Colson -Talk with the President -Retail sales figures -Albert E. Sindlinger -Louis P. Harris -[George H. Gallup] -Timing -PRC trip -Newspapers Haldeman left at 11:20 pm. Malraux -The President’s talk with Haldeman -Press conference -Timing -PRC trip -Invitation -Mao Tse-tung -Relationship with Malraux -News
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Picture in the New York Times -Charles Lucet -Paris newspapers -Reputation in France -Youth -Lucet’s monographs -Spanish Civil War, Marquis Vietnam negotiations -Message from US -Publication of record -Secret negotiations -January 26, 1972 -Summation of proposals -The President’s peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 -Kissinger -Paris -Le Duc Tho -Paris -Reply -North Vietnamese -Proposals -Publication -January 26, 1972 -Forthcoming meeting -Kissinger -Le Duc Tho -Xuan Thuy -Timing -March 15, 1972 -Lunch -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Date in question -Potential pitfalls -Muskie -Breakdown -US opposition to war -Information -Meetings -Possible number -Le Duc Tho
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Paris -Democrats -Possible effect on the North Vietnamese Moscow Summit -Compared to PRC trip -As historic and political events -Communiqué -Scale of importance -Potsdam -Yalta -Impact on US-Soviet relations PRC trip -Significance -Malraux’s statement -Barbara Walters -Theodore H. (“Teddy”) White -Call to Kissinger -White’s comments -Chinese leaders -Differences -Calvinists -Comparisons -Compared to Soviet leaders -Cultural Revolution -Tactics -Record of principle -Chou En-lai -US response -Toughness -Leonid I. Brezhnev -US response -Chou En-lai -Conciliatory tone -US response and point of view -Peace -Justice -PRC objective -Malraux’s thesis on economics aid -PRC thinking
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Soviets -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]-PRC relations -US interests -President’s previous conversation with Nicolae Ceausescu -Communists -Soviets -Bureaucratic outlook -Differences with PRC -Kissinger’s view -USSR-PRC relations -British in 19th Century -US relations with PRC USSR -Export licenses -Announcement -Timing -Amount PRC trip -Opening statements -Kissinger -Staff -Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai -Preparation of book -Communiqué -Alexander P. Butterfield -Memoranda of conversations [Memcons] -President’ marked originals -Position papers -Butterfield -Locating the President’s marked originals -Memcons -Camp David -Kissinger delivery -Timing -President’s request -Communiqué -Technical book -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Chinese-Soviets -Differences -Comparisons to Hanna Milhous Nixon -Chinese -US principles compared to PRC principles -Differences discussed -State Department -Speech -Plenary session -Chou En-lai -Statement Vietnam -Malraux, Lucet -Europeans’ view -President’s achievement -Congress -Demonstrations -Timing -PRC trip -Le Duc Tho -Paris -Congress -Moscow -Timing -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Meetings -Proposed dates -Demonstrators -Congress -Possible attack -Timing -Residual forces -Bombing -Settlement -Progress -1972 campaign -Polls -Percentage -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson -Public opinion
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
PRC trip -James L. Buckley -Taiwan -Communiqué -Interpretation -Green -Taiwan -Public relations -Administration plan -Communiqué -Kissinger’s view -Press -Reaction -Communiqué -Positive tone -Japan -South Korea -Taiwan -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai -The President’s involvement -Plenary session -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Chou En-lai -Taiwan recognition -PRC emissary -US emissaries -Peking -Chinese history -Press -Soviets -Active contact -Indians -PRC option -Soviets US relations -With the USSR -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Upcoming meeting with Kissinger -Middle East
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Earl L. Butz -Peter G. Peterson -Negotiations -Progress -Summit -Most favored nation [MFN] status -Maurice H. Stans -Peterson -Butz PRC -Relations with USSR -Nikita S. Khrushchev -Speech, 1959 -Visit to PRC -Tone PRC trip -Peace -US emphasis -Toast -Justice -Communiqué -Peking -Hangchow -Shanghai -Agreement -President’s concern -Kissinger’s location -Timing -Release -Departure from Shanghai -Television -Newspaper story -Taiwan -Press -Administration response -Possible reaction -Draft -Haig -Acceptance
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Chou En-lai -The President’s relations with world leaders -Mao Tse-tung -Gen. Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle, 1963 -Konrad Adenauer -Impressions -Chou En-lai -Talk with Kissinger -The President and Mao Tse-tung -Malraux -Mao Tse-tung -Photographers -Mao Tse-tung -Expression of views -Tone -Conversation with Haile Selassie -The President Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:20 am. Memcons -President’s instructions -Kissinger -Marked copies -Files -PRC -The President -Marking -Book Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:17 pm. PRC -Background book -State Department -Positions -Legal background -Korea -Exchanges Dwight D. Eisenhower trip
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-John Foster Dulles -Secretary of State -Attendance -Trips with the President -Rogers -Attendance on PRC trip -Kissinger’s view Foreign policy -British Prime Minister -Compared to the President -Foreign Minister -Cabinet -Cabinet -US system -Second term -Trips -Attendance of Cabinet officers -First term -Problems -Trips -Franklin D. Roosevelt -Cordell Hull -Yalta -Cairo -Eisenhower -Dulles -Attendance -John F. Kennedy -Dean Rusk -Attendance Malraux meeting -Translator -Woman [Sophia K. Porson] -Conversation -The President’s performance -Kissinger’s view -Dinner -Evening translator [Alec Toumayan] -Verbatim recollection
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-De Gaulle -Understanding De Gaulle’s statement PRC trip -President’s return -Report to the nation -Statement -Exchange of pleasantries during travels -State Department -Communiqué -Foreign policy -The President’s dominance -Szulc -Secretary of State -Appointment -De Gaulle -Statement -“Loyalty to the President” -Credit for foreign policy -Connally -Green -Excitement over PRC trip The President’s record -Kissinger’s view -Cabinet -Country -Congress -Press -PRC -USSR -The President’s progress -Western Alliance -Japan -Status Soviet trip -Return -Brussels -Iran -Reception for the President
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-USSR -Kiev -Tehran -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] security conference -Timing -The President’s talk with Haldeman -Possible report by the President -Report to the nation -Technical agreements -Explanation -Prime time -Kiev -Iran -Tbilisi, Georgia -Israel -Jordan Malraux -Meeting with the President -Spanish ambassador [Jaime Arguelles] -Picture Soviet trip -Kiev, Ukraine -Samarkand -Tehran -Possible schedule -Europe -Possible extension of trip -Iran -Tehran -[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi -Reception -NATO meeting Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 11:20 am. -NATO meeting -State Department -Tehran -Dobrynin
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Upcoming meeting with Kissinger -Kiev -NATO meeting -Tehran -NATO meeting -Report -Rogers -Possible role -Green -PRC trip -The President’ previous meetings with NATO leaders -NATO meeting -Symbolism -Report -Brussels -Timing -Rogers -Length of visit -Moscow -Rogers -Dobrynin -Itinerary -Announcement -Departure time -NATO meeting -Timing -Tehran -Shah of Iran -Cable -Presidential visit -Possible location -Reception -Election -NATO meeting -Symbolism -Kissinger’s concern -Briefing -Congress -Shah of Iran -Brussels -Rogers
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Instructions for Haldeman -Dobrynin -Call to Kissinger -Planning purposes -Schedule -Haldeman -White House -State Department -Shah of Iran -Election -Visit after re-election -Commitment The President’s schedule -Possible re-election -Travel -Cabinet reorganization -Timing -State Department -Secretary -Possible changes -Defense Department -NATO meeting -Rogers -Attendance -Reason -Shah of Iran -The President -Kissinger’s view -Iran -Press speculation -President’s commitments -1972 -USSR trip -Return flight -Ireland -Rest -The President’s recent meeting with Buckley -Calls -Time difference
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
Haig entered at 12:17 pm. -Tehran Malraux dinner -Malraux -Haig’s view USSR trip -Return -Length of flight -Tehran -Refueling stop Haig left at 12:19 pm. Greece -Home porting issue -Defense Department -Naval Base -Press guidance -State Department -Administrative action -Personnel Soviet trip -Iran -Length of stay -Return -Washington, DC -Moscow -Historical significance -Prime time coverage -Teheran -Length of flight -Rome -Islamabad -Europe -Ireland -Shannon -John A. (“Jack”) Mulcahy
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Timing -Possible length of stay -Moscow -Ireland -Mulcahy -Prime Minister [John M. (“Jack”) Lynch] -Possible meeting -Greetings upon arrival -Richard A. Moore -Moscow -Arrival -Prime time coverage -Time difference -News coverage -Possible scenarios -Arrival Kissinger left at 12:24 pm. PRC USSR European trip, 1969 -Press coverage -Haldeman’s view Soviet trip -Coverage -Timing -Women Dinners -Arthur F. Burns -Connally -President’s request White House social events -Connally -Politics -Burns
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Visitors -Business council members -Unwanted visitors -States -Questions and answers [Q&A] -Meeting Kissinger entered at 12:26 pm. Letter -Brezhnev -Signing by the President -Summit Kissinger left at 12:28 pm. Dinners -Small talk -The President’s request -Haldeman’s opinion -Q&A -Timing -Receiving line -Refreshments -Q&A -Receiving line -Size of group -Q&A -Handshakes -Invitation list -Homes -Hotels -Size of group -Paul Miller -Hotel -John W. Rollins -Preston Wolfe -Type of home -Political dinner -State dinners -Wolfe
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
“Meet and greet” -Alaska -Hickel -Wives -Inclusion -Mrs. Nixon -Size of group Butterfield entered at 12:40 pm. President’s schedule [No conversation-handwriting] Butterfield left at 12:42 pm. Dinners -Connally -States -White House -Timing -Burns -Businessmen -Connally -Relationship with business -Businessmen -Blair House -The President’s view -Information gap -Individuals -Group -Congressmen -Busing -Views -State dinners -Social meetings -Cabinet Room -State dinner -The President’s preference -Expense -Possible amount
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-2 (cont.)
-Political functions -Connally -States -Politics -Connally’s location -Texas -Laredo [Pause] White House social events -Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s schedule -Tea for social conservation ladies -Extensive activities -Value -Example -Black children -Credit -Photograph for newspaper -District of Columbia Haldeman left at 12:47 pm.
Conversation No. 672-3 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:47 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. The President’s schedule -Camp David
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-3 (cont.)
John B. Connally -Talk with Ehrlichman -Connally’s comments -Meeting -Arthur F. Burns -Notes -George P. Shultz -Meeting -Burns -Meeting with the President -Purpose Donald H. Rumsfeld Shultz Connally Welfare reform Busing -Statement -William H. Brown, III -Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC] -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan -Charles W. Colson -Memoranda -Constitutional amendment -Chief Justice [Warren E. Burger] -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -Burger -“Nixon Court” -Judges opinions The President’s schedule
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 672-4 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:47 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm.
Conversation No. 672-5 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:47 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Richard G. Kleindienst -Request for a call from Ehrlichman -Meeting with the President -Timing -Camp David -Lunch -Meeting -Time
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 672-6 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:47 pm and 12:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Richard Kleindienst meeting -Timing -Barber -Timing Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:47 pm. Bull left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm. Briefcase Black books -Executive Office Building [EOB]
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 13s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ******************************************************************************
Books -EOB Refreshment
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-6 (cont.)
****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 19s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ****************************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:56 pm.
Conversation No. 672-7 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: 12:56 pm - 1:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Manolo Sanchez. Book -Placement Food Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm. Richard G. Kleindienst -Meeting with the President -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing -Necessity -Possible telephone call -Dinner -Ehrlichman -Call to Kleindienst
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland -Weather -Evenings -Dinner -Rogers -Masseurs -Flight -Length -Chou En-lai -Meetings Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:56 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm. PRC trip -Riland -Arrival -Sessions -Henry A. Kissinger -Assistance -Rose Mary Woods -Assistance Sanchez entered and left at an unknown time between 12:56 pm and 1:20 pm. “Vickie” PRC trip -Schedule -Rest -Meetings -Timing -Mornings -Great Wall visit -Timing -Meeting
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
-Banquet -Chou En-Lai -Mao Tse-tung -Opera -Gymnastic exhibition -Great Wall -Forbidden City -Length of tour -Meetings -Time -Flexibility -Chou En-lai -Evenings -Morning -Report to the nation -Preparation -Meetings -Cabinet -Scheduling -Domestic advisors -Busing -Wage Board -John B. Connally -Timing -John N. Mitchell -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Location for meeting -Businessmen, Scouts -Ehrlichman -Leaders -Cabinet The President’s schedule -Florida -Timing -Cabinet meeting -Florida -Timing -Key Biscayne -Length of stay -The President’s appearances
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
-Timing -US public reaction -California -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Arrival time -Florida -Timing -San Clemente -Patrick J. Buchanan -Talking points -First draft -Information on PRC for Mrs. Nixon -Hawaii -Quality -Compared to State Department, Kissinger’s office, [National Security Council [NSC]] -Tone -Suggested answers and guidelines -Simplified reports -Rita R. Di Santis PRC trip -Return -Commitments The President’s schedule -Key Biscayne -New Hampshire -Traveling George Meany -Stance towards Democrats -Stance toward Administration -Economy -Vietnam -Economy -Hard hats -Supporters Edmund S. Muskie -Charles W. Colson’s report
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
-John Loeb “Moscow Muskie” -Press treatment -Abraham Lincoln -Vacillation -Press -Vietnam -Stance US public’s memory -The Pentagon papers -The [Jack N.] Anderson papers -India-Pakistan War -Bangladesh -US recognition -Timing -PRC trip return -Biafra -Ibo tribe -Andre Malraux -Edward M. Kennedy -Forthcoming press conference -Lt. William L. Calley, Jr. Haldeman’s children -Calls -President’s Vietnam peace proposal speech, January 25, 1972 -University of California, Los Angeles [UCLA] -Politics -Haldeman’s Today show interview, February 7, 1972 -Professors -School -Discussion -McCarthyism -Lack of understanding -Douglas L. Hallett -Buchanan -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Students -President’s January 25, 1972 speech
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
[Unintelligible] Woods entered at 1:20 pm. The President’s schedule -PRC trip -Mrs. Nixon -Photographs -Formal thank you -Gifts -Watches -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Chou En-lai -Mao Tse-tung -Autographs -Gifts -Framing Woods left at 1:24 pm. Dinners -[Malraux] February 14, 1972 -The President’s schedule -Lyndon B. Johnson The President’s schedule -PRC trip -Moscow trip -Traveling in US -Question and answer [Q&A] session -Haldeman’s forthcoming call to Connally [?] -Leaders meeting -Timing -Historic significance -Clark MacGregor -Michael J. Mansfield -Carl B. Albert -Timing Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 1:24 pm.
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 672-7 (cont.)
-Timing The President, Haldeman, and Butterfield left at 1:30 pm.
Conversation No. 672-8 Date: February 15, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:30 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] met. [Unintelligible] [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time between 1:30 pm and 11:59 pm.]