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Date: 
Feb 29, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 675-1 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Request for copy Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-2 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Tricia Nixon Cox’s and Edward R.F. Cox’s schedule -Camp David -Timing Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-3 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Staff meeting
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Conv. No. 675-3 (cont.)
-John D. Ehrlichman, George P. Shultz, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Ronald L. Ziegler -Roosevelt Room -Time and location -Ehrlichman, Shultz, Charles W. Colson, William E. Timmons -Haldeman -Ziegler -Congressional and Cabinet meetings Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-4 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Typing -Paper Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-5 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
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Conv. No. 675-5 (cont.)
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Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-6 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s schedule Unknown person’s schedule Bull left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
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Conversation No. 675-7 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:10 am and 8:55 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown timing before 8:55 am.
Conversation No. 675-8 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 8:55 am and 10:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. President’s forthcoming meeting -William P. Rogers -Questions The President’s recent rip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Kissinger’s and the President’s health
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
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President’s schedule -Florida -Timing -Kissinger’s schedule President’s trip to PRC -Communiqué -Press reaction -Washington Post -Reception by Congress -Reception -Television summaries -Dan Rather -Comments -Washington Post -Kissinger’s forthcoming briefing -Backgrounder -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr., [Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Rather -Edward M. Kennedy -Quoted statement -Sevareid -Communiqué -Left’s response -Taiwan, Republic of China -Kissinger’s forthcoming briefing -President’s forthcoming briefing -Possible responses
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-President’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Number of hours -Description of leaders -Mao Tse-tung -Public statements -Appearance -Personality -US role in Asia -Japan -Foreign aid -President’s talks with PRC officials -Charles W. Colson, William L. Safire -Preparation -Taiwan -Taiwan -Kissinger’s conversation with Barry M. Goldwater, February 28, 1972 -Communiqué -President’s conversation with William P. Rogers, February 28, 1972 -Rogers’s forthcoming congressional testimony -PRC -Goldwater -Ronald W. Reagan -Support -Goldwater -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Kissinger’s forthcoming meetings -Goldwater -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Possible argument -Communiqué -President’s opponents -Left -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters’s forthcoming meeting with North Vietnamese -March 20, 1972 invitation to Kissinger -Forthcoming actions -Michael J. Mansfield, Hugh Scott -Announcement -Talks on exchanges -Le Duc Tho -President’s speech, February 28, 1972 -Report to the nation
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Praise from Kissinger -Kissinger’s conversations with New York conservatives, February 28, 1972 -William F. Buckley, Jr. -Patrick J. Buchanan -William L. Safire , Raymond R. Price, Jr. -Work President’s forthcoming trip to Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Safire -Compared to Price -Working relationship with Safire -Writing style -Buchanan -Drafts -Quality -Work by the President -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Buchanan, Price President’s trip to PRC -The President’s and Kissinger’s efforts -Hangchow -Communiqué -Rogers -Mood -Meeting with PRC Foreign Minister -Importance -Kissinger’s conversation with John B. Connally, February 28, 1972 -Importance -Potential world events -Peace -President’s forthcoming briefing -Mansfield, J. William Fulbright -US role in Asia -Nixon Doctrine -Kissinger’s forthcoming conversation with Stewart J.O. and Joseph W. Alsop President’s schedule -Florida -Timing
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
President’s trip to PRC -Outcome -President’s return -White House reception -Kissinger’s conversation with telephone operator, February 28, 1972 -Reaction -National mood -Intellectuals -Writing press -Kissinger’s backgrounder Haldeman entered at 9:10 am. -Hugh S. Sidey An unknown woman entered at an unknown timing after 9:10 am. Stephen B. Bull’s location Stanley Karnow President’s forthcoming briefing -Virginia H. Knauer -Location The unknown woman left at an unknown timing before 9:18 am. President’s trip to PRC -Press backgrounder [by Ronald L. Ziegler] -Karnow -Sidey -Buckley -Peter Lisagor -Invitations -Possible exclusions -Karnow -Leaks -Sidey -Karnow -Sidey -Ziegler’s comments
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Kennedy -President’s view -Ziegler’s forthcoming backgrounder -Rather -Haldeman -Cronkite, Sevareid -Harry Reasoner, Howard K. Smith -John W. Chancellor, David Brinkley [?] Sidey -Kissinger’s view Public relations -Time President’s trip to PRC -Forthcoming backgrounder -Jerrold L. Schecter -Sidey -Press contingent -Buckley, Joseph C. Kraft -Balance -Forthcoming backgrounder -Buckley Kissinger’s schedule -Agnew President’s trips to PRC -President’s February 28, 1972 speech -Television coverage -Praise from Kissinger -Content -Children -Color -Crowds -Colson -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Content -Crowds -PRC
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Correspondents’ stories -Cronkite -Remarks -Return to US Kissinger’s schedule -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Telephone numbers Kissinger’s schedule -Stewart and Joseph Alsop Kissinger left at 9:18 am. President’s trip to PRC -President’s forthcoming briefing -Knauer -Alexander P. Butterfield -The President’s previous conversation -Robert J. Brown -Haldeman’s list Harry S. Dent President’s schedule -News summaries -President’s instructions -Cambodia White House staff -Preferring criticism -The President’s position -Need for positive mood -Program -View of the President -Buchanan, Colson -Safire -Buchanan -Negativity -Memoranda -1968 campaign -John P. Sears
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-News reporting -Colson -Safire -Washington Post President’s trip to PRC -Taiwan -Headline -Alleged withdrawal -Alaska -Karnow -Relationship with the Administration -Haldeman’s possible calls to California -President’s February 28, 1972 arrival and speech -Press coverage -Chancellor -Camera angle -President’s conversation with unknown man [Thompson?] -Crowd reaction -Audibility -Cabinet meeting -Television coverage -Arrivals and children -Atmosphere -President’s arrivals from South America and USSR -Comparisons -Agnew’s statement -Length -Content -Television coverage -Kissinger -Unknown children -Camera shot -Crowd reaction -America The Beautiful Commentators -Reading -Length -Content -James L. Buckley’s comments -Taiwan
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-John G. Tower’s comments -Possible reaction -Buckley -The President’s re-election Bull entered at an unknown timing after 9:18 am. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming briefings -James Buckley Bull left at an unknown timing before 9:56 am. -Gifts -Leaders meeting -Cabinet meeting -Tea cups -Staff -Wives -Jewel boxes -Carved elephants -Rose Mary Woods Bull entered at an unknown timing after 9:18 am. -Woods -Gifts -Cabinet meeting -Jewel boxes -Wives -Staff -Tea cups -Agnew, Rogers -Kissinger -Location Bull left at an unknown timing before 9:56 am. -Woods -Dwight L. Chapin
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
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President’s schedule -Florida -White House staff -Accommodations -Possible locations -Paradise Island, Disneyworld -Ronald H. Walker -Woods -Buchanan -Shelley A. (Scarney) Buchanan -Walker -Ziegler -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -News summaries -Transportation -Timing -Accommodations
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Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
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-Weather in Florida -Camp David
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-Swearing-in -Peter G. Peterson -Richard G. Kleindienst -Timing -Possible comments by the President -Peterson -Cabinet meeting -Haldeman’s conversation with John D. Ehrlichman, February 28, 1972 -Ehrlichman’s view -Peterson’s schedule Bull entered at an unknown timing after 9:18 am. -Timing -Oval Office -Talking points -Attendance -William E. Timmons -Maurice H. Stans -White House staff -Congress -Press
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Photograph opportunities -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Kleindienst -Warren E. Burger -William H. Rehnquist, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Relationship with Rehnquist -Justice Department -Arizona -Timing Bull left at an unknown timing before 9:56 am. -Calls from Woods -Woods’s conversation with Mrs. Nixon -Direct line to the President -Lawrence M. Higby -Chapin -President’s conversation with Woods -Higby, Chapin -Call hierarchy Woods -Preparation of President’s speech, February 28, 1972 -Kissinger -Views concerning President’s trip to PRC -Comments concerning rooms in Hawaii -Guam -Possible problems -Views about President’s February 28, 1972 speech -President’s meeting with Kissinger -Communiqué -Buchanan -Kissinger -Communists Buchanan -Work -Quality -President’s standards -Role on White House staff -Press conference
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Safire -John Sears -Safire -Research Woods -Views concerning President’s PRC trip -Communiqué -Kissinger -The President’s February 28, 1972 speech -Tone -Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes -Chief of Staff -L. Nicholas Ruwe -Chief of Protocol -Mrs. Nixon -Loyalty -Possible view of the President -Attendance at meeting -Haldeman -Roles of Higby and Chapin -Relationship with Woods -Bull -Relationship with Butterfield -Role on White House staff -Gifts in PRC -Conversation with Haldeman -Mrs. Nixon President’s trip to PRC -President’s forthcoming briefings -Gifts -Republicans -Elephants Woods
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17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
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-Behavior Buchanan -Conversation with Kissinger Kissinger Buchanan -Political views -Communists -Nuclear weapons World political situation -Number of communists -PRC and USSR -Eastern Europe -Nuclear weapons -Will to fight -US -Buchanan’s possible view of President’s role -Administration view [?] President’s forthcoming trip to USSR President’s trip to PRC -President’s February 28, 1972 speech -Preparation -Work involved -Woods -Rogers -President’s arrival and speech February 28, 1972 -Presidential image
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Handshakes -Necessity -Haile Selassie, Gen. Charles A.J.M. DeGaulle -Selectivity President’s schedule Bull entered at an unknown timing after 9:18 am. -Scott, Mansfield -President’s forthcoming briefing Bull left at an unknown timing before 9:56 am. President’s trip to PRC -Mansfield’s and Scott’s statements
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Mansfield and Scott entered at 9:56 am. Greetings President’s trip to PRC -Forthcoming announcement -Communiqué -Exchanges -Journalists -Political leaders -Channel of communications
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Taiwan -President’s conversation with Chou En-Lai -Exchanges by political leaders -Mansfield and Scott, et. al -Formalities -Revelation of substance of talks -Allen J. Ellender -Life and death -Mao Tse-tung -Politics -Bi-partisanship support -Criticism -Exchanges by political leaders -Mansfield and Scott -Invitation -PRC knowledge -Work on communiqué -Kissinger -Chiao Kuan-Hua -United Nations [UN] representative -Kissinger -President’s conversation with Chou En-lai -Exchanges of political leaders -Mansfield and Scott -Timing -Conventions Bull entered and left at an unknown time before 10:06 am. The President’s schedule PRC -Forthcoming trip by Mansfield and Scott -Announcement -Channel of communication -Chou En-lai -Maureen (Hayes) Mansfield and Marian Huntington Chase Scott -Presence of women at functions -Official capacity -Mrs. Nixon -President’s conversations with Chou En-lai
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
-Mansfield -North Vietnamese -Schedule -Channels of communication -Confidentiality -Canada -Paris
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FRANCE
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-Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters, Kissinger -Political exchanges -Duration of trip -Senate recess -Conventions -Forthcoming congressional leadership meeting -The President’s efforts -Chou En-lai -Recent trip -The President’s health The President, Haldeman, Mansfield, and Scott left at 10:06 am.
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-8 (cont.)
Conversation No. 675-9 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 10:06 am and 11:45 am Location: Oval Office Manolo Sanchez met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] Sanchez and the unknown person left at an unknown timing before 11:45 am.
Conversation No. 675-10 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: 11:45 am - 11:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. [Recording begins while the conversation is in progress] President’s trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -President’s previous briefing -Taiwan, Republic of China -Troops -Vietnam -PRC understanding -Communiqué -President’s briefings -Length -Administration’s stance -William P. Rogers’s briefings -Taiwan -Comparisons with PRC -Possible State Department stance -Peking -Rogers -The President’s accomplishments
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-9 (cont.)
-Rogers’s schedule -The President’s previous comments -Mao Tse-tung -PRC Foreign Minister -Recognition of the President’s efforts -President’s previous briefing -Cabinet -Rogers’s role -PRC people -Comparisons and differences -Youth -President’s previous briefing -Administration’s stance -Mao Tse-tung -President’s previous briefing -Rogers’s role -Communist nations -East and West Berlin, Austria, Hungary -Rogers’s role -Report about foreign reaction -Allen J. Ellender -New York Times story concerning Soviet reaction -Rogers’s view -Concern -Rogers’s schedule -Mao Tse-tung -President’s forthcoming briefing -Importance -Kissinger’s role -President’s instructions -President’s previous briefing -Rogers’s role -Concern for Rogers -Taiwan -Barry M. Goldwater -Praise for the President -Rogers’s role -Foreign reaction -Japan and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Ellender -New York Times
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-9 (cont.)
-Rogers’s possible attitude -Hugh Scott, Michael J. Mansfield -President’s presentation -Rogers’s comments -USSR strengths -Chinese -Purpose -Taiwan -PRC comparisons -Rogers’s possible diplomatic actions -Singapore -Hong Kong -Kissinger -Communiqué -Deputy Minister [Chiao Kuan-Hua] -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Acknowledgement from Rogers -Importance -President’s forthcoming briefings -Cabinet members -Kissinger’s role -Mao Tse-tung, Chou En-lai -President’s previous briefing -Rogers’s comments -Technology and trade -USSR and Japanese -Possible message to PRC -US-USSR relations -State Department stance -Rogers -Congressional Committee -State Department -Press -Taiwan compared to PRC -Rogers Kissinger left at 11:59 am.
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 675-11 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: 12:01 pm - 12:02 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler and Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Peter G. Peterson -Swearing-in ceremony -Talking points -Press -Cabinet meeting -Photograph session The President, Ziegler, and Bull left at 12:02 pm.
Conversation No. 675-15 Date: February 29, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:02 pm and 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service agents] and Manolo Sanchez met. [Unintelligible] An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 12:02 pm and 1:20 pm. [Conversation No. 675-15A]
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-15 (cont.)
The President’s location -Cabinet Room [End of telephone conversation] [Unintelligible]
Conversation No. 675-12 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: Unknown between 1:20 pm and 1:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President’s schedule -Peter G. Peterson swearing-in -Judge Gerald Reilly -Washington, DC Court of Appeals -Supreme Court -Press -Photograph session -Oath of office Bull left at an unknown timing before 1:28 pm.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 675-13 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: 1:28 pm - 1:37 pm Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Mr. and Mrs. Peter G. Peterson, Jim Peterson, David Peterson, Holly Peterson, Michael Peterson, William P. Rogers, John B. Connally, Melvin R. Laird, John N. Mitchell, Rogers C. B. Morton, James D. Hodgson, Elliot L. Richardson, George W. Romney, John A. Volpe, David M. Kennedy, George P. Shultz, George H.W. Bush, Mr. and Mrs. James T. Lynn, Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Switzer, Jean Braden, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, Ronald H. Walker, and Judge Gerald Reilly. General conversation -Rogers -National Rifle Association [NRA] The President entered at an unknown timing after 1:28 pm. Oath of office General conversation Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins entered and left at an unknown time before 1:37 pm. [Photograph session] Cabinet -Photograph -Peterson’s Senate confirmation General conversation -Camp David Bull, et al. left at an unknown timing before 1:37 pm.
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 675-14 Date: February 29, 1972 Timing: 1:38 pm - 2:42 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger’s schedule President’s trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -President’s previous briefings -William P. Rogers’s comments -Communists -Rogers’s hardline -Chinese -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] -Possible effect -Taiwan, Republic of China comparison -Rogers’s tone -Meetings in PRC -Mobuto Sese Seku -President’s previous meetings -Rogers’s comments -Communiqué -The President -Leadership meeting -PRC society -President’s comments on trade -Peter G. Peterson’s comments -Rogers’s comments -PRC Foreign Minister -Chou En-lai -President’s effectiveness -Rogers’s meeting with PRC Foreign Minister -Kissinger’s conversations with Vice Minister and Chou En-lai -Rogers’s impact -President’s previous briefings -Kissinger’s comments Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 1:48 pm.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Forthcoming trip by Hugh Scott and Michael J. Mansfield -Timing -President’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Administration contact -Ziegler’s forthcoming press statement -Content -Rogers’s comment Ziegler left at 1:50 pm. -President’s previous briefings -Rogers -Conversation with President, February 28, 1972 -Concern for Rogers -News coverage -PRC policy and USSR policy -Importance -1972 election -National interest -Radio Peking -Possible message H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 1:52 pm. -Reaction -Cabinet, nation -Kissinger’s conversation with White House Signal Corps operator -Statement An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 2:30 pm. -White House barber -Unknown person -William F. (“Billy”) Graham -Praise for the President -President’s previous briefings -Haldeman’s location -Rogers’s comments -The President -Kissinger
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Background -Communists -First generation -Pictures in Great Exhibition Hall -Mao Tse-tung, Karl Marx, Fredrich Engels, Vladimir I. Lenin, Josef V. Stalin -Rogers -President’s previous briefings -Kissinger’s comments -Praise from Haldeman -Rogers’s comments -Quality -Plenary sessions -Questioned -Leadership meeting -PRC society -PRC society -Possible impact of Rogers’s comments -President’s conversation with Ziegler -Taiwan -Rogers’s view -Anti-communism -State Department’s possible comments -Impact -[Arnold] Eric Sevareid -Rogers’s comments concerning USSR and Romania -Moscow -Comparisons to PRC -President’s previous briefings -Rogers’s comments -Previous meeting with Haldeman -Possible PRC reaction -PRC society -President’s view -Young people -President’s reaction -Comparisons to Nuremberg -PRC society -PRC’s motives -Rogers’s comments -Leaders meeting -Trade and technology
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Peterson -Andre Malraux -PRC trade and technology -Production capacity -Taiwan -President’s previous briefings -Rogers’s comments -Ziegler -Leaders meeting -Rogers’s meeting with Chou En-lai -Kissinger’s efforts -Communiqué -Rogers’s conversation with foreign minister -President’s conversations with PRC officials -PRC leadership Rogers -Abilities questioned -Work habits President’s trip to PRC -President’s previous briefings -Kissinger’s three points -Cabinet -Rogers’s comments -Duration -Communiqué -Foreign reaction -Allen J. Ellender -Cabinet meeting -PRC society -Reaction by USSR -Leaders meeting -New York Times -Ellender -Rogers’s forthcoming testimony -Timing Rogers -State Department -Possible administration response
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s conversation with John N. Mitchell, February 29, 1972 -Trip to PRC -Seriousness of Rogers’s situation -Non-cooperation -Cambodia -Cambodia -[Meeting with Rogers and Melvin R. Laird, April 28, 1970?] -Kissinger -Ziegler -Ultimatum -Kissinger -Seven points -Taiwan -Haldeman’s talk with Mitchell -Possible briefing of State Department -PRC society -Possible administration reaction -US and PRC position -Patrick J. Buchanan, William F. Buckley, Jr. -Difference in systems President’ trip to PRC -Popular reaction -Importance
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INDONESIA, TAIWAN
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32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-State department -View of Taiwan Rogers -Stability -Possible changes over the past couple of years -Bureaucracy -Performance over last six months Communist nations -Moscow -Peking -Rogers’s comments -Contrast to the President’s previous efforts President’s trip to PRC -Rogers’s meetings -Jonathan T. Howe -Winston Lord -Kissinger’s relationship with Rogers -Comments -Briefing -President’s statement at the opening session -Toughness -Meetings -Tone -Speaking styles -Cabinet meeting -Rogers’s meetings -[Howe] -Diplomatic contacts -Peking -State Department representative -Administration request Rogers -Tenure in office -Possible length -Forthcoming Congressional testimony -Briefing by President -Timing
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
The President’s schedule President’s trip to PRC -President’s previous briefings -Leadership meeting -Rogers -Rogers’s comments -Chinese -Compared to Africans -PRC Foreign Minister -Chou En-lai -Leadership meeting -Communiqué -Kissinger -Taiwan -Communiqué -President’s forthcoming trip to USSR -Kissinger’s concern -Possible conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Possible result -The President’s possible meeting with Dobrynin US relations with PRC -Compared to USSR President’s forthcoming trip to USSR -Rogers and Andrei A. Gromyko -Moscow -President’s forthcoming conversation with Dobrynin Rogers -Tenure in office -Understanding of foreign policy -Tenure in office -Possible comments concerning President and Kissinger -Taiwan and PRC -1972 election -Communism -Possible role with administration -Warren E. Burger
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Chief Justice -Possible comments concerning President -President’s chances for re-election -Assistance to the President -PRC communiqué -Berlin -Rogers’s possible view -Personality -Kissinger’s view -Efforts with the Communiqué President’s trip to PRC -President’s February 28, 1972 speech -Television coverage -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Previous conversation with Haldeman -John W. Chancellor -Tricia Nixon Cox -Comments -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Enthusiasm -Reception -Barbara Walters’s note to Kissinger -Praise -Kissinger’s forthcoming briefing -James L. Buckley, John G. Tower -Samuel L. Devine, Leslie C. Arends -Reaction -Communists -Taiwan -Efforts from the Administration -Forthcoming trip by Scott and Mansfield -Importance -J. William Fulbright -Conversation with Kissinger -Fulbright’s interest -President’s previous briefings -President’s conversations with Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai -Length -The “whole picture”
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
Rogers -Reports -Content President’s trip to PRC -Communiqué -Barry M. Goldwater’s comment to Kissinger -PRC side compared to the US side Rogers -State Department -Possible briefing by President -Timing -Kissinger’s view -Rest for the President -Comments concerning PRC trip -Leadership meeting -PRC’s motives -Peterson -USSR, Japan -Trade -Importance -Lack of strategic concept -Possible meeting with Chou En-lai -Peking Daily President’s trip to PRC -President’s briefing for Cabinet -Peterson and Rogers -Possible PRC view of US -Impressions -Wealth, power, purpose -Rogers’s possible comments to press -Kissinger’s backgrounder -Importance of PRC trip -Morale -USSR -Peking -India -Possible Administration action -Communiqué
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Indian press -Rogers’s comments -Leadership meeting -PRC foreign minister -Chou En-lai -Length of meeting -USSR -State Department -Possible role -Cold War -PRC’s motives -The President’s re-election -Historical significance Kissinger left at 2:30 pm. President’s schedule -Florida -Airplane -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Camp David -Florida -Timing -Republican leadership meeting -Rose Mary Woods -Attendance -Kissinger -John D. Ehrlichman -Kissinger -Time off -Importance -Briefing -Timing Rogers -PRC trip -Hangchow -Kissinger’s views -Comments concerning PRC trip -Leadership and Cabinet meetings -Contrasted with Kissinger’s comments
37 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Rogers’s abilities -Rogers compared with Kissinger -Foreign policy -White House -Kissinger’s and the President’s grasp of issues -Meetings -President’s trip to PRC -Leadership meeting -Mao Tse-tung -Rogers absence from meetings -Foreign Minister Kissinger -Role with administration -Possible television appearances -John A. Scali Rogers -Scali -Possible briefing of State Department concerning PRC trip -Communiqué President’s trip to PRC -Effect -Edward M. Kennedy’s comment Rogers -Tenure in office -Supreme Court -Lewis F. Powell, Jr. -Possibility of being Chief Justice President’s schedule -Florida -Woods -Haldeman’s possible conversation -President’s possible location -Camp David -Lawrence M. Higby, Dwight L. Chapin -Buchanan -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Kissinger
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 675-14 (cont.)
-Lord Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown timing after 2:30 pm. Weather The President, Haldeman, and Sanchez left at 2:42 pm.