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Date: 
Mar 20, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 689-1 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 8:50 am - 8:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Letters and memoranda for the file Letter -Child at White House church service -Classmates signatures -The President's response An unknown person entered and left at an unknown time before 8:56 am. Forthcoming White House dinner [No conversation] -Alice Roosevelt Longworth -Date -Participants -Henry A. Kissinger -Acapulco -Mr. and Mrs. John B. Connally -Mr. and Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller -Mr. and Mrs. Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Alsop -Mr. and Mrs. J. Willard Marriott -Date and time -The President’s schedule -Other individuals' schedule -Change Woods left.
Conversation No. 689-2
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 9:18 am - 9:51 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -House guests -Jack and Helene (Colesie) Drown -Meeting with Gerard C. Smith -Henry A. Kissinger Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:18 and 9:42 am. [Conversation No. 689-2A] The President's schedule -Meeting with Smith -Timing [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Smith -Time of meeting -Meeting with the Cabinet Committee on International Narcotics Control -Follow up to forthcoming New York City trip -Treaty signing -Biological weapons convention -Soviets -Date -Meeting with Smith -Arrival ceremony for Nihat Erim -"Honor America" individuals -Timing International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Life magazine article -Justice Department -Leaks -Reporter
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-2 (cont.) -Facts -C. Arnholt Smith -Innuendo -Unknown man -Mayor [Unknown name and city] -Democrat -Associated Press [AP] story -National Republican Convention -San Diego -The President -Ronald L. Ziegler -Talk with James W. Gallagher -Robert J. Dole -Chicago -Herbert G. Klein and Robert H. Finch -San Diego -Involvement -Life, Time -Clifford Irving Campaign financing -Time magazine -Herbert W. Kalmback story -Frank DeMarco -Contributions -Tax deductible -Legal rulings -News summary Pentagon papers -John D. Ehrlichman's role -Staff -Talk with Haldeman Arthur K. Watson -Frank F. Church -State Department files -Congressmen and Senators -Behavior abroad -Airplane -Investigation
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-2 (cont.) -Haldeman's role -Victor Lasky's possible role Weather [No conversation] ITT case -Contributions -Taxes -White House -Jack N. Anderson -Justice Department -Dita D. Beard's testimony -Beard's health -Committee -Charles W. Colson -Compared to Alger Hiss case -Reporters -Typewriter analysis -Pearl L. Tytell -Secretary -Beard's testimony -McGraw-Hill -Irving -Anderson -Richard W. McLaren -Work on case -Harold S. Geneen -[Forename unknown] Grinell -The Hartford settlement -White House investigation -John D. Ehrlichman -Strategy -Patrick J. Buchanan [No conversation] Busing -Status -Public opinion
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-2 (cont.) -Liberals -Ehrlichman -Southerners -Strom Thurmond -George C. Wallace -Barry M. Goldwater -Intervention -Roll-back -Constitutional issue -Staff meeting -Ehrlichman -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP] -Clarence Mitchell -News summary -The President's role -Courts -Ehrlichman -Emmanuel Celler -Television -Speech -Media coverage -Black lawyers -Ehrlichman -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Constitution -South -Northern protection bill -Senate -Democrats -Equal time -Possible column -View of speech -Hubert H. Humphrey -Thomas G. Wicker -Segregation
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-2 (cont.) [Duration: 1m 22s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 9:42 am. The President's schedule -Helicopter Butterfield left at 9:45 am. White House staff -Media problem The President's schedule -Press conference -Office -Television Domestic issues -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz -Ehrlichman The People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Pubic reaction -Richard G. Kleindienst -William P. Rogers Media -Treatment of administration -ITT -Busing -White House staff -Poll -ITT -Beard -Pentagon papers
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-2 (cont.) -Confidence in administration -PRC -Foreign policy question -Drugs Haldeman’s previous dinner with Connally Russell B. Long -Ehrlichman -Conversation concerning House Resolution [HR] 1 -Statement -Reelection of the President The President and Haldeman left at 9:52 am.
Conversation No. 689-3 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 2:36 pm - 2:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Dinner -Invitations -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Henry A. Kissinger -Alice Roosevelt Longworth -Mr. and Mrs. John B. Connally -Mr. and Mrs. Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Alsop -Mr. and Mrs. J. Willard Marriott -Number of participants -Lewis -Alsop -Kissinger -Longworth -Unknown person
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-3 (cont.) -Note -The President’s trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:36 pm. Instruction Bull left at an unknown time before 2:47 pm. Unknown sculptor -Bust -Changes -Article -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Pictures -Ceremony -Pictures -Mrs. Nixon -Changes -Permission Nihat Erim -Conversation with Donald McI. Kendall -Dinner -Pepsi Cola -Possible Business -California -Florida -Fruits and vegetables -Europeans -Agency for International Development [AID] -Farmers -Robert Digiorgio -Roy Brock [?] -Transportation problems -Pan-American airlines -Turkish language
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-3 (cont.)
BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 8s ]
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Forthcoming dinner -Jordan -Invitations -The President’s activities -Forthcoming Longworth dinner -Young men New York City trip -Weather
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-Story
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Conv. No. 689-3 (cont.) ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5 [Privacy] [Duration: 4s ]
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-The President’s view -John V. Lindsay -Waldorf Hotel -The President -Walks -Campaign office -Woods -Walks -Unknown woman's conversation with Woods -Bush story Woods left at 2:47 pm.
Conversation No. 689-4 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:47 pm and 2:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 ********************************************************************** Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:50 pm.
Conversation No. 689-5 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 2:50 pm - 3:38 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. New York City trip -Staff -Praise -The President -Wire service -Future trips -Illinois -Ohio -Pennsylvania -Public response -Government employees -Blacks -Television The People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -New coverage -Anchorage
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -American public opinion -News coverage -Pandas -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -News coverage -The President’s possible participation -New York Times -PRC Ping pong team -Reception -The President -Chou En-lai -White House tennis court -Possible picture New York City trip -Staff -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Advance men -Public response -Blacks -Busing Foreign affairs The President's schedule -Forthcoming Soviet Union trip -Television press conferences -Timing -Easter Baseball season -Opening game -Cincinnati Reds-Houston Astros -Time -Regular season -Time -Opening game -The President's attendance -Bowie Kuhn -California Angels-Texas Rangers -Invitation to the President
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -Time -The President’s forthcoming Canada trip -National League opening game -New York Mets-Pittsburgh Pirates -Houston Astros-Atlanta Braves -San Diego Padres-San Francisco Giants -American League -California Angels-Minnesota Twins -Kansas City Royals-Texas Rangers -First ball of the season -Cincinnati -The President’s previous attendance at an All-Star game -Date -Press conference -Texas Rangers -Arlington, Texas -Kansas City Royals The President's schedule -Press conference -Timing -Busing -Wisconsin primary -Gridiron dinner -Florida -Gridiron dinner -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -John N. Mitchell -Agnew -Timing Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 3:02 pm. The President's schedule -Gridiron dinner -The President's attendance -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -List of attendees -Liberals -Jerald F. (“Jerry”) terHorst -Agnew
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -Schedule -California Republican Assembly [CRA] -The President's attendance -Richard (“Dick”) Wilson -Agnew -Schedule -CRA -William P. Rogers -Women -List of people opposed to the President’s attendance -Agnew -Haldeman's role -Florida -Gridiron dinner -The President's attendance -Agnew -Interest of the administration -CRA -Mitchell -Ronald W. Reagan -Timing -Agnew -Schedule Ziegler's press briefing -The President’s previous trip to New York City -Wire services -Drugs -Penalties for distributors -State laws -Congress -State and federal courts -Marijuana -Death penalty -Drugs -Severe penalties -Prosecutors -Judges -Omnibus crime bill -Gridiron church service
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) Ziegler left at 3:15 pm. The President's schedule -Gridiron dinner -Gridiron church service -Ziegler -Agnew -Women -Haldeman's forthcoming talk with Agnew -Radicals -Press -The administration -California -CRA -Reagan -1962 campaign 1972 campaign -Political operations -Charles W. Colson -White House -Mitchell's office -Private investigators -Mitchell -Robert J. Dole -Republican National Committee [RNC] -Committee to Re-elect the President [CRP] -White House -Colson -CRP -Peter M. Flanigan -Justice Department -White House -Ziegler -Press -Movement -CRP -Funding -Government compared to private Leaks
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Telephone -Walter H. Annenberg -Arthur K. Watson story -Anti-leak measures -Leaks
********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 3m 27s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ********************************************************************** International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Credibility of witnesses -Public reaction -Awareness -Settlement -Public reaction to government Drugs -Iran -Penalties for distributors -Japan -PRC -Opium -Addicts -Young people -High Schools -Marijuana -Haldeman's son’s voew -Sidwell Friends
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Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4 [Privacy] [Duration: 6s ]
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-The President's meeting with Raymond P. Shafer, March 21, 1972 -Legalization of marijuana -Youth -Parents -Scientists -Alcohol -Law -Prohibition -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. John D. Ehrlichman entered at 3:30 pm. Drugs -The President’s New York City trip -The work of the staff -Wire services -Television -Customs -Jewish couple -English couple -Priest -Forthcoming meeting with the Cabinet Committee on International Narcotics Control -Customs agents -Hiring -Ehrlichman's talk with Connally -Social security -Penalties for distributors -Ziegler -Omnibus crime bill
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -Penalties for terrorists The President's schedule -Stephen B. Bull Drugs -Penalties -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Jerome H. Jaffe -Countries -Japan -PRC -Iran -Treatment for addicts -Archie Bunker -Press -Left -Death penalty -Nelson A. Rockefeller -State and federal courts -Death penalty -Interstate distributors -Compared to Charles A. Lindbergh law -Kidnappers -Bombers -Dangerous drugs -Quantity Busing Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:30 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming Cabinet Committee meeting Bull left at an unknown time before 3:38 pm. Drugs -Forthcoming Cabinet Committee meeting -Heroin examples -New York City trip
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-5 (cont.) -Press -Customs shed Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 3:30 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming Cabinet Committee meeting -Photographs The President, Haldeman, Ehrlichman and Ziegler left at 3:38 pm.
Conversation No. 689-8 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:38pm and 4:48pm Location: Oval Office An unknown man [Secret Service agent] talked with an unknown person. The President’s location -Cabinet Room
Conversation No. 689-6 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 4:48 pm - 5:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Richard M. Helms.
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Conv. No. 689-6 (cont.) [Duration: 1ms ]
CHILE
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International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Edward M. Kennedy's attack -Laos -John F. Kennedy -Speech -General Accounting Office [GAO] report Helms left and John D. Connally entered at 4:53 pm Social Security -The President’s talk with John D. Ehrlichman -Connally -George P. Shultz -Herbert Stein -Elliot L. Richardson -Arthur S. Flemming -Special interest groups -1972 election -Elderly -Richardson -Flemming -Percentages
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-6 (cont.) Economy -Social Security -Budget -Wage and price situation -Pay Board -Longshoreman -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Retail prices -Food prices -Leaks -Connally’s possible public statements -The President’s forthcoming press conference -Longshoremen -Food -Social Security -Testimony -Shultz -Food prices -CPI increase -Price Commission -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Department of Agriculture -Procucers -Retailers -Farmers -Cattlemen -CPI -Longshoremen -George Meany -CPI -Shultz -Leading indicators -Housing -Retail sales -Gross National Product [GNP] -Department of Commerce -Personal savings -Food prices -CPI -Cattle prices -Decrease
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-6 (cont.) -Food prices -Grocery stores -Economic indicators
Helms
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CHILE
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ITT -Life magazine story -C. Arnholt Smith -Mayor of San Diego -Democrat -Contributor -John Alessio -Edmund G. (“Pat”) Brown -Saturday Evening Post -Life -Howard Hughes story -Dita D. Beard memorandum -Typewriter -Evidence -Files -Harold S. Geneen -Meetings -Connally
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 689-6 (cont.) -John D. Ehrlichman -Peter M. Flanigan -The President -Settlement -W. Ramsey Clark -The President's administration -ITT divestment Social security -The President's talk with Ehrlichman -Politics -Connally Environmental issues -Water bill -Connally -Importance -The President’s view -1972 election -Interest -Public reaction -Clean air -Pure water -Connally's idea -Water bill -Shutting down plants -Potential unemployment -Effects -Economy
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Conv. No. 689-6 (cont.) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 2m 17s ]
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Connally left at 5:14 pm.
Conversation No. 689-7 Date: March 20, 1972 Time: 5:14 pm - 5:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] Office -Briefcase The President and Sanchez left at 5:15 pm.