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Date: 
Mar 06, 1972 - Mar 07, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 678-1 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: 3:00 pm - 3:58 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with George W. Romney. Greetings Florida -Romney’s previous trip -Engineers -Morale -Presidents previous trip -Weather The People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Time zones Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:00 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:58 pm. Revenue sharing -Senate -Urban needs -Housing -House vote -John J. Sparkman -The Presidents view -Compared to Allen J. Ellender League of Cities and Conference of Mayors -Meeting with Romney -Housing problems in central cities -Compared with suburban housing problems -The Articles of Confederation -Metropolitan areas -Independence of suburban communities
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Sam Massell -Theme for next meeting -The “Real City” -Romney’s previous meeting in Philadelphia -Conference of mayors -Material for the President -Romney’s appreciation for the President’s support Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:00pm. Departments within the Administration -Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Romney -Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW] -Elliot L. Richardson -The President’s view -HUD -The President’s view -Great Society programs Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:58pm. -Romney’s view Cities, race and housing -Housing -Race issues -Schools -Busing issues -Housing -Social issue -Value of housing -Romney’s job -Goals -Comparison -Terms as Governor of Michigan -American Motors Corporation [AMC] The ‘Real City” American political system -Abraham Lincoln’s view
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Failure to resolve problems -Resolution of problems through crisis -Walter Lippman’s view -Elective process -Winston Churchill Germany -Lincoln -“House divided” speech -Emancipation Proclamation -Henry C. Simon -Quote -Compared to Detroit school situation -Romney’s undelivered speech of December 1968 -Quote by Lippman -Political campaigns -Discussions of issues Busing -Possible constitutional amendment -Detroit school system -Citizen group -Resolution of problem -Agreements Resolutions of problems -Citizens for Michigan -Identify problems -Constitutional reform -Tax reform -League of Women Voters -Church -Junior Chamber of Commerce -Media -Citizens for America -Romney’s decision to run for re-election in Michigan -Constitutional convention -Tax reform -Question of importance -Romney’s talk with the President in New York -1960 -Steel settlement
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Citizens for Michigan -Governorship Fundamental issues in US -Lack of confidence in government -Revenue sharing -State governments -Local governments -Race -Suburban areas -Fears -The “Real City” approach -Crimes -Drugs -Venereal disease -Blight -Abuse of excessive private power -Competition -Strengthen market values -Restraint of trade principle -Sherman Anti-Trust Act -Prohibition -Justice Department -Labor and industry -Wage and price actions -Economic court -Paul W. McCracken -Richard W. McLaren -Reluctance of elected officials -Confined contagious central cities situation -Structure of suburban governments around central cities -Militant minority citizens -Example of Washington, DC -Metropolitan areas of US -Zoning ordinances, tax structure, and building code procedures -Limitation -Blacks and poor -Central cities -Capital area -Prince George’s County, Maryland -Detroit, St. Louis, Chicago, New York, etc.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Critical masses of poor and minorities -Public housing projects -Romney’s use of a phrase -Churchill’s speech in Fulton, Missouri -“Iron Curtain” -Unemployment -Crimes -Demands for quality -Timing -Working with or destroying the present system -Abuse of private power -Cities -Lack of confidence in government -Revenue sharing Romney’s accomplishments -Auto industry -Michigan -Labor -Walter P. Reuther -Voluntary cooperation -Results -AMC -Compact car concept -Michigan -Romney’s views -Citizens for America -John W. Gardner -Performance -Failure to identify key issues -Contributions -Republicans -New York -Arthur Krock editorial -Washington Post -Unions -Unions -Busing and race issues -Feasibility -The President’s reelection
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Issues -Second term -Romney’s view -Need for public understanding and support -Michigan -Romney’s election -Income tax reform Congress -Acceptability of issues -Polls -Media -Reflection of American public views -Labor -Robert A. Taft, Sr.-Fred A. Hartley, Jr. Act of 1946 -The President’s experience as a Congressman -Hartley -Taft -Harry S. Truman’s possible veto -Transportation bill -Responsiveness -Public opinion -Attitude of American citizens Citizens for America -Need for leadership -Financial backing -Gardner’s efforts -Ford Foundation -Rockefeller Foundation -Carnegie Foundation -Liberals -Urban Coalition -Gardner -Vietnam -Public support -Understanding of race -The “New City” -Feasibility -Finances -Citizens for Michigan
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -Henry E. Ford, II -Staff -Travel expenses -Timing -Election year -Fundraising -Results -Economic aspects -Competition -Soviet Union -Politics -PRC -The President’s view -Competition between the US and PRC -Soviet Union -US-Soviet trade agreement -Grain sales -Society -Leaders -Fears -Business power -Labor power -Cities -Timing -1972 election -Support from the President -Democrats -Republican platform -The “Real City” -Plan -Finance -Gardner’s list -Labor -Reuther -Leonard Woodcock -Citizens for Michigan -Urban Coalition -Common Cause -Individual support -Idealists -Timing
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) -New administration -Women representation -Race representation -Youth representation -Control -Staff -Quality -Voluntarism -Gardner -Campaign contributions -Congress -Common Cause -Participation of many groups -Leadership -Preparation -Need for strong administrator -Romney -Duties at HUD compared to possible duties -Cabinet members -The President’s view -Organization -Henry A. Kissinger -Gardner -Common Cause -Michigan -Previous talk with Romney -Citizens for Michigan -Need for key issues -Election -Romney’s undelivered speech
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 678-1 (cont.) ****************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 17s ]
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Unknown man -Unknown woman -Chicago Romney left at 3:58 pm.
Conversation No. 678-2 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:58 pm and 4:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President’s schedule -Rose Mary Woods -Signing papers -Letter Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:00 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 678-3 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 21-1]
Conversation No. 678-4 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -John N. Mitchell’s statement -John E. Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Mitchell Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 4:00 pm and 4:11 pm. [Conversation No. 678-4A] The President’s schedule -George W. Romney’s schedule -Ehrlichman’s schedule -Mitchell [End of telephone conversation] ITT case -Wallace H. Johnson -Mitchell -Charles W. Colson -Mitchell -Richard G. Kleindienst
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Johnson -Coordinator -Strategy -Ehrlichman -Johnson -Colson -William H. Rehnquist -Richard A. Moore -William L. Safire -Kenneth W. Clawson -Colson -Mitchell statement -Testimony -Jack N. Anderson -Kleindienst -Dita D. Beard memorandum -Doctor -Drew Pearson meeting -Party -Mitchell -Louie B. Nunn -Jack Gleason -William E. Timmons and Harry S. Dent -San Diego Rose Mary Woods entered at 4:11 pm. ITT case -Beard -1969 -Republican dinner -Nunn -John C. Whitaker -New York -Ted Rodgers’s secretary -Doctor -Memorandum -Mitchell -Johnson -Circumstances -Nunn
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Mitchell -Lee R. Nunn -James E. Bassett -White House -Mitchell -Kleindienst -Colson -William R. Merriam -Role -Beard Woods left at 4:12 pm. The President talked with Mrs. Jayne Brumley between 4:12 pm and 4:13 pm. [Conversation No. 678-4B] [See Conversation No. 21-2] [End of telephone conversation] ITT case -Beard -Woods -Rodgers -Peter M. Flanigan -Mitchell’s statement -Johnson -The President’s schedule -Mitchell’s testimony -Mitchell’s statement -Doctor -Kleindienst -Nomination -Withdrawal -Johnson -Ehrlichman An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 4:13 pm. -Johnson
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Mitchell The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:26 pm. -Public relations -Problems -Contribution -Circumstances -Confirmation -Flanigan -Involvement -Kleindienst 1972 campaign -Polls -White House -Undecided -Approval -Disapproval -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -The President’s view -Confidence in government -Approval -Peace speech, 1970 -George H. Gallup -January 1971 -Laos Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:13 pm. Request for Ronald L. Ziegler to come to the Oval Office Bull left at an unknown time before 4:26 pm. Polls -Gallup Patrick J. Buchanan John B. Connally -Meeting with the President
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Testimony -Herbert Stein -George P. Shultz -PRC trip briefing -Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Ehrlichman -Treasury Department Ziegler entered at 4:26 pm. Press briefings -Gerald L. Warren -Morning announcements -Ziegler’s forthcoming afternoon briefings -Schedule -Timing -Wire service story -Neil H. McElroy -Media -Sans Souci -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Radio -ITT -Mitchell’s statement -Questions -The President’s forthcoming press conference -The PRC trip -Busing -Florida primary -Moratorium -United Press International [UPI] story -Constitutional amendment -Leaks -Ehrlichman -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Justice Department -Questions -Blacks -Florida primary
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman -George C. Wallace -Busing announcement -Influence -Timing -Television -Newspapers -Camp David Kissinger entered at 4:35 pm. James C.H. Shen Busing announcement -Timing -Florida primary Haldeman and Ziegler left at 4:36 pm. PRC -Message to the President -Delivery by ambassador North Vietnam -Message to the US -Linkage of Taiwan, Republic of China to Vietnam -State Department -Hugh Scott statement -Kissinger’s view PRC -Vietnam -The President’s message -Paris contacts -Schedule of messages to PRC and North Vietnam -Shen -Linkage of Taiwan to Vietnam -State Department -Scott’s statement -Peace talks -Possible PRC message
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-Public statement -Message -William P. Rogers -Forthcoming press conference The President’s schedule -Meeting with Shen -Photographs Shen entered at 4:44 pm. Greetings Shen’s schedule -The President’s possible message to Chiang Kai-shek -Taiwan -Chou En-lai Taiwan -Chiang Kai-shek -Meeting with Marshall Green -Kissinger -Kissinger’s meeting with Shen -Shen’s meeting with Chiang Kai-shek -The President’s view -Kissinger’s talks with PRC officials -Green -Rogers’s talk with PRC officials -Kissinger -The President’s talks with PRC officials -Chou En-lai -Allegations of secret deals -Chou En-lai -Renunciation of force -Shanghai Communiqué -Kissinger’s backgrounder in Shanghai -Chiang Kai-shek -Chou En-lai -Shanghai Communiqué -Desire for peaceful settlement -Timing
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
-US commitment to Taiwan -Kissinger’s view -Message to the Congress transmitting third annual report on US foreign policy, February 9, 1972 [World Report] -Democrats in the US -Vietnam comparison -Quemoy and Matsu -Mao Tse-tung -Chou En-lai -The President’s view -Isolationism in the US -Vietnam -Japan -Philippines -Thailand -Korea -Taiwan -Statement by Taiwanese Foreign minister -US role in a possible PRC-Taiwan settlement -Comparison to Israeli-Arab situation -Shanghai Communiqué -Unilateral declarations -Taiwan -Korea -Japan -South Vietnam -Taiwan -Wording -“Province” compared to “part” -The President’s message to Chiang Kai-shek -(Madame) Chiang Mayling Soong -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -PRC-Taiwan settlement -Vietnam -Peace and friendship Shen’s schedule -Hawaii -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -The President’s schedule
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-4 (cont.)
The President’s regards -Taiwanese defense minister Kissinger and Shen left at 5:04 pm.
Conversation No. 678-5 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: 5:05 pm - 5:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Signing documents Reunions -World War II -SEAT and Quonset -New York -Paul Williams -Captain Peter Boyle -Ottumwa -Duke Law School -Carl Fleps Butterfield left at 5:10 pm.
Conversation No. 678-6 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:10 pm and 5:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with John D. Ehrlichman. Request for Ehrlichman to come to the Oval Office
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 678-7 Date: March 6, 1972 Time: 5:15 pm - 6:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Forthcoming breakfast with George Meany -George P.Shultz and Henry A. Kissinger -Forthcoming breakfast with leaders and Speaker of the House [Carl B. Albert] -Clark MacGregor -William E. Timmons -Meeting with George W. Romney -The President’s recent rip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Citizens for Michigan -Great causes -Cities -Racial division -Concentration of power -Lack of confidence in government -Common Cause -John W. Gardner John D. Ehrlichman entered at 5:20 pm. -1972 election -Undelivered speech -William C. Simon quote -The Real City -Citizens for America -The President’s recommendations -Financial support -Staffing -Kissinger -Romney
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Staff at Housing and Urban Development [HUD] -Ehrlichman’s view -Compared to John W. Gardner John N. Mitchell -New law office -Meeting with Ehrlichman -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Mitchell’s statement -Testimony -Richard G. Kleindienst -Confirmation -Dita D. Beard -Rose Mary Woods -James E. Bassett -Ted Rodgers’s secretary -1960 campaign -Washington lobbyist -Robert C. Mardian -Wallace H. Johnson -San Diego -Convention -Robert H. Finch and Herbert G. Klein -Other sites -Robert C. Wilson -Testimony -Finch -Chicago -Robert J. Dole -Finch -Contribution -Wilson -Miami and Chicago -Dole -Chicago -Mitchell -Finch -James O. Eastland -Hearings -Edward M. Kennedy, Philip A. Hart, Birch E. Bayh, Jr. -Kleindienst
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Hearings -The President’s statement -Peter M. Flanigan -Testimony -Justice Department -Executive privilege -Patrick J. Buchanan Busing -Ronald L. Ziegler -Leaks -Announcement -Timing -Statement -Florida primary -George C. Wallace -Moratorium -Press briefing -Leaks -Wire story -United Press International [UPI] -Justice Department -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -Edward L. Morgan -Justice Department -Civil Rights Division Government employees -Staff changes -Schedule C employees -Civil service -Bryce N. Harlow -Public information personnel -Lawyers -Congressional liaison personnel -Lawyers -The President’s view -Mitchell -Morgan -Hiring and firing -Schedule C employees
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Resignations -Timing -Election -Buchanan Busing -Moratorium -Leak -Reported on radio -The President’s view -Tricia Nixon Cox -News summary -Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Libraries -Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library and Museum -Model of the Oval Office -Ehrlichman’s view -Scale -The President’s visit to the library, May 1971 -Popularity of cabinet Nixon Library -“China Room” -“Soviet Room” -“China Room” -Personal papers -Lyndon Johnson Library -Ehrlichman’s view -Editorial cartoons -Campaign material -Daughters weddings -Foreign affairs exhibits -Vietnam -Glassboro Summit -Ehrlichman’s tour -Education exhibit -Size -The President’s view -Harry Middleton -Motion picture exhibit -Site location
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Pendleton, California -Congressional role -“China Room” -Gift from Chou En-lai -History of China -State Department -Placement of second set -Harvard University -University of California, Berkeley -Nixon Library -Presidential documents -Whittier College -Endowed chair -School of Asian studies -Lyndon Johnson Library as a model -Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs -School of International Affairs -Johnson School of Public Affairs -John A. Gronouski -Winton M. (“Red”) Blount -Luncheon -Gronouski, Walter W. Rostow, Tom Johnson, Middleton, and Betty Tilson [?] Lyndon Johnson -The President’s view -The President’s talk with Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -Plans -Democratic candidates -Republican candidates -Former Presidents -Law practices -Boards -Boys Club of America -Young Men’s Christian Association [YMCA] -Mexico -Ranch -Acapulco -Use of planes -James D. (“Don”) Hughes -Travel on government planes
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Florida -Jetstar -Secret Service -The President’s future travel as a former President -The President’s view Former vice presidents -The President’s view -Car -Secret Service protection -Pension -Staff -The President as Vice President -Republican National Committee -Funding for correspondence staff -Dwight D. Eisenhower -The President’s (as former Vice President) staff budget -John Clifford Folger -1962 election William P. Rogers -Finances
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Former vice presidents -Government support -Transition funding -Secret Service protection -Hubert H. Humphrey
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Former Vice Presidents compared to former Presidents -Politics
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26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
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Forest Hills Housing Project -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming meeting with Nelson A. Rockefeller -Department of Labor -Jewish vote -James L. Buckley -Possible administration actions -Rockefeller -John V. Lindsay -Florida primary
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The President’s forthcoming press conference -Reporting of campaign contributions -Maurice H. Stans -Reporting forms
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Elmer Staats -Record keeping -Stans -Mitchell -Response to political questions
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Press -News summaries -Briefing books -Buchanan -The President’s response to political questions -Hugh S. Sidey -The President’s previous press conference -Legal aid question -Press corps reaction -Answering questions -Office press conferences -Televised press conference -Refusal to comment -Harry Truman and Franklin D. Roosevelt -Ziegler -Jack N. Anderson -[F. Donald Nixon] -Gossip columns -Anderson -Relationship with the President -Sidey’s previous talk with Kissinger -Compared to Lyndon Johnson’s relationship with the press
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Ehrlichman’s meeting with Rowland Evans -Evans’s book -Evans and Robert D. Novak newsletter Books Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:20 pm. Meeting with Kissinger Bull left at an unknown time before 6:32 pm. Books -Jeffrey Hart -James Keogh -Victor Lasky -William L. Safire -Keogh -Herbert E. Kaplow -Robert Pierpoint -Sales -Bantam book on China -Initial number printed -Haldeman’s view Kissinger entered at 6:32 pm. Mitchell -Wallace Johnson Ehrlichman’s schedule -Busing announcement -Timing -Ehrlichman’s forthcoming talk with Ziegler Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 6:33 pm. Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnamese postponement of meeting -Chinese -North Vietnamese
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Kissinger’s talk with Winston Lord -Linkage of Vietnam to Taiwan -Hugh Scott -State Department -Charles W. Bray, III -Troop withdrawal announcement -Kissinger’s backgrounder in Shanghai -Leadership meeting -US forces in Taiwan -Scott Haldeman entered at 6:38 pm. Stock market -Dow Jones -Strength -Compared to April 1971 -Blind trusts Haldeman left at 6:45 pm. Vietnam negotiations -Meeting with North Vietnamese -Forthcoming US-Soviet Summit -Chinese -Cancellation -Reason -Alleged aerial action -Pentagon -Chinese allegations of aerial activity -Chinese -Shanghai Communiqué -Link to Vietnam -Scott’s statement -State Department -Kissinger’s talk with Rogers -Timing -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger’s schedule -Michael J. Mansfield -University of Montana
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Forthcoming US-Soviet Summit -Le Duc Tho -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Possible Chinese influence on North Vietnamese -Chinese criticism of US policy in Vietnam -Possible message from the Chinese -Rogers -Taiwan -Vietnam -Statements -Kissinger’s previous backgrounder -Possible settlement on Vietnam -Paris -Taiwan -Kissinger’s talk with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Statement of support for North Vietnam -Timing of North Vietnamese request for meeting -The President’s trip -Kissinger’s view -Jonathan T. Howe -PRC Ambassador Buchanan -Decision not to resign -Taiwan -Toast -Chou En-lai -Mao Tse-tung -Shows -Chinese ballet -Spartacus -Soviets Veterans of Foreign Wars [VFW] -Kissinger’s speech before the VFW Board of Directors -The President’s forthcoming appearance -Award -Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan PRC
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Soviet Union -Forthcoming US-Soviet Summit -North Vietnamese position -Korea -Japan -Buchanan’s criticism -Haldeman -Material -Toasts -Shanghai Communiqué -Wording -Buchanan’s talk with Kissinger -Japan -Use of “People’s Republic of China” compared to use of “China” -Japan -Buchanan -The President’s view -Rogers -Defense treaty -Taiwan -Buchanan -The President’s view -Right Wing -Cambodia -Anti-ballistic missile [ABM] -Memorandum for Rogers -Rogers’s press conference -Kissinger’s view -The President’s view -State Department -Shanghai Communiqué -Kissinger’s backgrounder -Response to PRC message -Congress -[Scott] -Kissinger’s talk with Haldeman -Haig’s talk with Kissinger -Taiwan -Defense treaty -World publicity -Soviets
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 678-7 (cont.)
-Linkage of Taiwan to Vietnam -Scott’s statement -State Department -Scott’s Statement Cambodia -Marshall Green -Separate peace deal -William H. Sullivan -State Department -Norodom Sihanouk -Memorandum -Instruction Chinese message to the US -Vietnam The President and Kissinger left at 6:59 pm.
Conversation No. 678-8 Date: Unknown between March 6, 1972 and March 7, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:59 pm, March 6 and 7:54 am, March 7 Location: Oval Office Unknown men [Secret Service agents] met. George [Surname unknown] The President’s location Unknown object Schedule Request for a call The unknown men left at an unknown time before 7:54 am, March 7, 1972.