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Date: 
Mar 21, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 691-1 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 4:07 pm - 4:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with the White House News Photographers Association [WHNPA] -Timing -Pictures -Handshaking -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins -Questions -Dinner Ziegler left.
Conversation No. 691-2 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 4:08 pm - 4:09 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with White House News Photographers Association [WHNPA] -Cabinet Room Bull left.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 691-3 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 4:21 pm - 4:56 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Manea Manescu, Corneliu Bogdan, Herbert Stein, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Charles W. Schaller and Mircea Mitran; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Bull left at an unknown time before 4:56 pm. Seating [Photograph session] Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Greetings from Nicolae Ceausescu The Ceausescu’s previous meeting with the President and Mrs. Nixon -Bucharest -White House The President's previous meetings with Ceausescu -Reception -The President’s previous meetings with Manescu Manescu's present visit -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Stein Romania -Relations with the US -The President's visit, 1969 -Political, economic, cultural and technical relations -Personnel exchanges -Delegation -Economy -Development -Export-Import [Ex-Im] Bank
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-3 (cont.) -Overseas Private Investment Corporation [OPIC] -Most Favored Nation [MFN] status for Romania -Romanian public opinion -Manescu's visits -Factories -Villages -International Relations -Trade -Balance with western and socialist countries -Détente -Romanian principles -Independence -Equality -Freedom -Non-interference -International process -Romania relations with the US -Romania economy -Romania society -Ceausescu’s visit to Africa -Message of friendship -Developing countries -Contribution to détente -The President's trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Ceausescu’s view -Romanian public opinion -Communique -Benefit to international relations -Talks, Meetings -Communique -Principles -Non-interference, equal rights, renunciation of force -Concurrence with Romanian principles -International relations -Importance -Appreciation of Romanian people -The President's trip to the Soviet Union -Importance -Principles of international relations -Soviet-US relations -Romanian contributions
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-3 (cont.) -Negotiations -Indochina -Middle East -European Security Conference Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:21 pm. The President's schedule -Arrival of Gerard C. Smith [?] Bull left at an unknown time before 4:56 pm. Romania -European Security Conference -Desire for peace The President -Greetings to Ceausescu -Previous meetings -The President’s previous trip to Romania -Visit to a socialist country -US-Soviet Union relations -US-PRC relations -Socialist leaders’ opposition to the President’s PRC trip -Soviet Union -Ceausescu's acceptance Romania -The President's foreign trips to the PRC and the Soviet Union -US-Romanian relations -The President's assurance -MFN status -Vietnam -Relations with the US -Economy -Ceausescu's talks with the President -Romanian people -Reception for the President -Large compared to small nations -Independence of smaller nations -US
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-3 (cont.) -Comparison with Romania The President's response to Ceausescu’s letter Romanian tennis players Farewells Manescu, et. al. left at 4:56 pm.
Conversation No. 691-4 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 4:57pm - 5:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule -Meeting with Manea Manescu -Background materials -Length -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Meeting with [Nihat Erim] -Meeting with George P. Shultz -Preparation time The President’s possible trip to Poland -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -German Treaty -Soviet Union -William P. Rogers -Turkey -Refueling -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Visit by the President -Iran -Istanbul
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-4 (cont.) -Ankara -Henry A. Kissinger -Talk with Haldeman Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:57 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Gerard C. Smith Bull left at an unknown time before 5:07 pm. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Typewriters -Charles W. Colson -Hearings -Progress Pandas -Arrival in the US -Tour of the US -Washington National Zoo -Tour -Children -Danger -Television -National Zoo Busing -John D. Ehrlichman -Hubert H. Humphrey's view -Changes -The President’s March 16, 1972 speech -The President’s March 16, 1972 speech -Press -Editorial writers -Blacks -William L. Safire -Balance -Leonard Garment -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Children
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-4 (cont.) -Equal opportunity -Racial tension The President's schedule -Meeting with Raymond P. Shafer -Shafer Haldeman left at 5:07 pm.
Conversation No. 691-5 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 5:10 pm - 5:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull, Gerard C. Smith and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The President's schedule -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Meeting with Raymond P. Shafer -Forthcoming state dinner fort Nihat Erim Bull left at an unknown time before 5:47 pm. General Advisory Committee on Arms Control and Disarmament [ACDA] The President’s forthcoming Soviet trip -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Decisions -Agreement -Pro-arms control group -Anti-arms control troup -The People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Communique -Arms Control Agreement -US position -Defense Department -Political reaction
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) -Example of Taiwan, Republic of China issue -National security -Right wing -Human Events -National Review -Melvin R. Laird -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -John C. Stennis -SALT delegation -Smith’s efforts -Arms control agreement -Democrats -Political opportunity -Other nations -Reelection year -Reactions -Critics -Haig -John G. Tower -Congressional reaction -Smith’s appearances before committees -Tower -Robert C. Byrd [?] -Jackson -Stennis -Submarine-launched Ballistic Missile [SLBM] -SLBMs -Defense Department -State Department -Haig's view -Defense Department -Submarines -Land based missiles -Anti-ballistic missiles -Navy -William P. Rogers’s forthcoming memorandum to the President -Aleksei N. Kosygin -Leonid I. Brezhnev -Soviets -May 20, 1971 agreement
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) -The President’s view -Smith's talks with the Soviets -Vienna -Vladimir S. Semenov -National Security Council [NSC] -French submarines -British submarines -Soviets -Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles [ICBM], SLBM, ABM -Programs -Poseidon, Minuteman -Multiple Independently-Targeted Reentry Vehicle [MIRV] -Jackson -Proposal for an interim freeze -SLBMs -Congressional Record -Minuteman III -Soviets -ICBM -Hardsite defense -SLBMs -Congress -Taiwan -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Quemoy, Matsu -John Foster Dulles -China lobby -Warheads -Production
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [National Security] [Duration: 10s ]
DEFENSE
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-MIRV -Power -Minuteman MIRV -SLBMs Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:10 pm. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Shafer Bull left at an unknown time before 5:47 pm. SALT -Hardsites -Defense Department -ACDA -Reaction of Congress -Allies -Weapons production -Interceptors -Need to keep issue open -Lasers -Soviets -Treaty -Research and Development -Laird
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) -Components -Sites -Short range radar -Sprint missiles -ABM -Future -Interceptor -Radar -Verification of hardsites -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Soviets -Possible divisions in the Soviet government -Domestic compared to military expenditures -Soviet estimate of US domestic politics -Soviet military -Politics -Democratic platform -Jackson -Budget cut request -US bargaining power -NSC -Military budget -Soviet desire for agreement -Semenov -Timing for agreement -Haig -US desire for deal -Forthcoming US-Soviet summit -Soviet domestic politics -Hardsites -Further negotiations in Vienna -Helsinki -Smith's trip -Llewellyn E. (“Tommy”) Thompson, Jr. -SLBMs -ABMs -Finances -ABMs -Interceptors -ICBM program -Left wing reaction
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) -Non-proliferation -Test Ban Treaty -SALT compared to Non-Proliferation Treaty and Test Ban Treaty -Arms control agreement -Announcement -Timing -The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Congress -The Administration -Smith -Moscow summit -Duration of agreement -Possible participation of entire arms control delegation -Smith -Haig -Smith’s view -Haig's view -Paul H. Nitze -Comparison of Soviets to Chinese -Soviets -Drinking -SLBM -John J. Mccloy -May 20, 1971 understanding -ABMs -Land based defensive missiles -Semenov’s talks with Smith in Vienna -ICBMs -SLBMs -Forward bases
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Conv. No. 691-5 (cont.) ************************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [National Security] [Duration: 31s ]
DEFENSE
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-Moorer -Verification panel -NSC -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -The President's instructions to Smith Smith and Haig left at 5:47 pm.
Conversation No. 691-6 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 5:47 pm - 5:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez [?].
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-6 (cont.) ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 6s ]
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Conversation No. 691-7 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 5:48 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Raymond P. Shafer, John D. Ehrlichman and Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr. Greetings The President’s schedule -Arms control -[Nihat Erim, Manea Manescu] Shafer’s report -Vietnam -Copies -Marijuana An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 5:48 pm. Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins The unknown man left at an unknown time before 6:21 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) Marijuana -Schools of thought -Users and non-users of marijuana -Objectivity -President’s Commission on Marijuana report -Research -Harold E. Hughes -Jacob K. Javits -Tim Lee Carter -Paul G. Rogers -Mitchell Ware The White House photographer entered and left at an unknown time after 5:48 pm. -Legalization -Discouragement policy -Youth -Differences from other drugs -Heroin -Cocaine -Amphetamines -Barbituates -Hallucinogens -Volatile solvents -Symbolism -User -Education and discouragement -Responsibility -Family -Church -Medical profession -Police -Efforts to arrest drug dealers -Commission news conference -Commission's report presented to the President -The President’s approval -Ehrlichman -Dr. Jerome H. Jaffe -Members of the Commission -Dr. Dana L. Farnsworth -Maurice H. Seevers
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Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Southern Methodist University [SMU] -Charles O. Galvin -John A. Howard -Rockford College -Congressional members -Javits -Hughes -Legalization -Alcohol model -Shafer’s public statements -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Penalties -Decriminalization of possession -Supply -Children -Arrest and prosecution -Penalties -Spain and Greece -Family and Church -India -Morocco -Hashish -Press -Legalization -Shafer’s previous appearance on CBS -Comparison to Prohibition -Decriminalization of possession -Commission report -Javits -Ware -Howard -John F. Cooney -Legalization -Proposals -Review -Scientific studies -Department of Health, Education and Welfare [HEW] -American Bar Association [ABA] -American Medical Association [AMA] -Potential harm -Penalties for drug dealers
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Heroin -Physical addiction -Compared to marijuana -1937 statute -Myths -Youth -Jerry Rubin -Crime -Myth -Shafer’s view -Private personal possession -Public -Criminal act -Influence of marijuana -Compared to alcohol -Effect on nation -Youth -Experience -Compared to hashish -India and Malaysia -Cooking -Marijuana -Forthcoming press conference -Shafer -Opposition to legalization of marijuana -Commission report -The President Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:48 pm. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 6:21 pm. Marijuana -Press conference -Commission report -Legalization of marijuana -Recommendations -The President’s position -Submission of report
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Democratic presidential candidates -George S. McGovern -Edmund S. Muskie -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -George C. Wallace -John V. Lindsay -McGovern -Humphrey -Busing issue -Change in position -Muskie -Segregation -Elderly
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Presidential gifts -Paperweight Soviet trip Shafer's -Forthcoming talk with Ehrlichman -Future meeting with the President Marijuana Commission -Report -The President's endorsement Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:48 pm.
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Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.)
Shafer’s schedule -Secretary Shafer, Krogh and Bull left at 6:21 pm. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Document -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -J. Edgar Hoover -Examination -ITT experts -The President's forthcoming talk with Hoover -Ehrlichman's forthcoming call to Hoover -Cooperation -Ehrlichman's possible meeting with Hoover -Examination of ITT document -ITT experts -Possession of the FBI -L. Patrick Gray, III -The President's note to Hoover -Use of telephone -Jack N. Anderson Shafer [?] The President’s schedule -[Erim] [No conversation] Dorothy Kirsten -State Dinners -Dwight D. Eisenhower [No conversation] The President's schedule -Church services [?]
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) State dinner -Guest lists [No conversation] World War I -Turkey -Gallippoli -Mustafa Kemal Ataturk -Winston S. Churchill -Allies -Erim's statement Shafer Commission -Report -Ehrlichman’s view -Carter -Howard -Legalization of the use of marijuana -Public compared to private use -Ehrlichman and Krogh -Shafer -The President's forthcoming press conference -Legalization issue -Youth -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
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Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Ehrlichman's children -Use of marijuana -Ehrlichman's speech before the Harvard Club -Question from youth -Legalization -The President -Drug users compared to non users -Applause -Compared to alcohol -The President -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Happy compared to unhappy people -Addiction -Cure -Legalization issue -Jaffe -Krogh -Jaffe -ABA -Edward Bennett Williams -Heroin maintenance -Krogh -Talk with Ehrlichman -The President -The report -Evidence -Scientific Ehrlichman’s schedule Busing -Humphrey's view -Change -The President's television address, March 16, 1972 Humphrey -Change in positions -Press reaction -Vietnam -War -Crime
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Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Civil rights -Welfare -Florida -Plan for elderly Jews The President's busing speech -Edward M. Kennedy's view -Staff -Equal educational opportunity -Blacks -Liberals -Compassion -The President's previous statement, March 24, 1970 -Blacks -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Minority businesses -Television -Children -Liberals -The President’s previous trip to New York City -Interaction with black government employees -James E. Cheek -President of Howard University -Letter to the President -As issue -Constitutionality -Congress -Remedy compared to right -Desegregation -Legislation -Administration blacks -Efforts with editorial boards and television -Harry S. Dent -Edward L. Morgan -Kenneth W. Clawson -South -Texas -News summary -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -South -Opposition
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Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Denver -Indianapolis -Intervention by the Justice Department -Richard G. Kleindienst -Talk with Ehrlichman -Michigan -Nashville -Texas -Morgan -Justice Department position -Legislation -Moratorium -Conference committee -Constitutional amendment -Strom Thurmond -Possibility of passage ITT -J. Edgar Hoover -Talk with Ehrlichman -Anderson -Document (Dita D. Beard memorandum) -Gray -James O. Eastland -Tests conducted in New York -Questioning -Colson -Decision -Public statement -FBI experts -White House strategy -Hearings -Beard testimony -Denver -Eastland -Edward .M. Kennedy's witnesses -Mike J. Mansfield -Beard memorandum -Authenticity -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew comments -Life magazine story
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 691-7 (cont.) -Press coverage -Kleindienst comments -Justice Department -Clifford Irving -Look magazine -Life magazine -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Postal subsidy -Life magazine -Peter M. Flanigan's views -Esquire Pay Board -George Meany -George P. Shultz -Meany -Democrat -Public members -Meany's resignation -Effect on Phase II -Food prices -Longshoremen strike -Labor representatives -Wage and price controls -The President’s August 15, 1971 statement -Economy -Food prices -Consumer Price Index [CPI] -Dock strike -Duration -Effect on economy -Congress -Legislation -Herbert Stein The President’s forthcoming state dinner for Erim Ehrlichman left at 7:00 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 691-8 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 7:00 pm - 7:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President’s forthcoming state dinner for Nihat Erim -Marjorie P. Acker [?] -Henry E. Ford II -Contribution -Hubert H. Humphrey -Max M. Fisher -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Gale E. Sayers -Lowell C. Wadmond -Del E. Webb -Charles W. Colson -Max von Schrader -Webb -Contributions -O[renthal] J[ames] Simpson -Delivery of invitation Woods left at 7:04 pm.
Conversation No. 691-9 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: 7:09 pm - 7:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods.
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Conv. No. 691-9 (cont.) The President's forthcoming state dinner for Nihat Erim -Gale E. Sayers’s schedule Woods left.
Conversation No. 691-10 Date: March 21, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:10 pm and 7:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 7:28 pm.