694

Date: 
Mar 27, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) Conversation No. 694-1 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 3:14 pm and 3:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Charles W. Colson -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 3:16 pm.
Conversation No. 694-2 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: 3:16 pm - 4:08 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull [?] and Charles W. Colson. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -Reminder to an unknown person Bull [?] left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm. ITT -Press conference -Hugh Scott and Roman L. Hruska Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:16 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm. ITT -Press conference
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:16 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm. ITT case -Press conference -Scott and Hruska -End hearings -Richard Kleindienst confirmation -Evidence -James O. Eastland -Democrats -Press coverage -Denver -Robert C. Mardian -Edward M. Kennedy question -Press account -Possible statement -Marlow Cook -Scott -Hruska -Robert J. Dole -Dita D. Beard testimony -Eastland’s view -Affidavit -Schedule -Senate -Congress -Clark MacGregor's role -Welfare reform -Revenue sharing -William R. Merriam’s testimony -White House role -Location -Talk with William E. Timmons Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 3:16 pm.
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Edward J. Gerrity, Jr. -Ronald L. Ziegler, Gerald L. Warren -Republican Convention -Timmons -Merriam Sanchez left at an unknown time before 3:23 pm. -Veracity of White House spokesmen -Press coverage -Merriam -Talks with White House staff members -Timmons -Content -Timmons -Peter M. Flanigan -Public relations activities -Harold S. Geneen -Beard memorandum -Test results -Possible testimony by experts -Committee -Republicans -Eastland -Kleindienst confirmation -Wallace Johnson -John N. Mitchell -Party line vote -Jacob K. Javits -Republicans -Vote -Statement -Strategy -Committee -Other responsibilities -Busing moratorium -Legislation Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 3:23 pm. Signing documents -House Resolution [HR] 1
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
Haldeman entered at 3:24 pm. -Connally Ziegler -Press briefing -Time -James D. Hodgson -Elliot L. Richardson Butterfield left at 3:25 pm. ITT case -Committee -Other responsibilities -Busing issue -Robert P. Griffin -Eastland -Press conference -Hruska and Scott -Cook -Dole -Senate -Eastland -Edward J. Gurney -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. -Votes -Merriam -Talk with Timmons -Sheraton Hotel -Convention -Gerrity's conversation with Colson -Problems -Options -Flanigan -Geneen -Headquarters -Ziegler -San Clemente -The President -Sheraton Hotel
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Convention -Geneen -Beard testimony -Robert C. Wilson -Press coverage -C. Arnholt Smith -Other hotels -Sheraton Hotel -Money -Amount -Disposition -Press coverage -White House strategy -Committee -Witnesses -Kleindienst confirmation -Press conference -Hruska -Eastland -Talk with Mardian -Merriam -Testimony -ITT statement -Beard memorandum -White House telephone call -Contents -Timmons -Jack Gleason -Garrity -Merriam -Timmons -Money -Beard -Testimony -Contribution -Amounts -Circumstances -Money exchange -Pledge -Geneen -Business investment -Sheraton Hotel
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Headquarters -Other hotels -Smith -Robert Wilson -Schedule -Attempt to testify -White House strategy -Boycott -Geneen -Testimony -Executive session -Boycott -Hruska -Congress -Hruska -Hearing notes -Percentage of questions -Kennedy -Democrats compared to Republicans -Ten minute rule -Kennedy -Committee -Kleindienst confirmation -Floor battle -Filibuster -Withdrawal -Abe Fortas -Party line vote -Mitchell -Filibuster -Kennedy -John V. Tunney -Offensive-defensive positions -Eastland -Other obligations -Busing -Griffin -Scott -Leadership meeting -Gerald R. Ford -Griffin -MacGregor
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Scott -Geneen -Sheraton Hotel -ITT's file -Timmons's files -White House files -Timmons's schedule -Congress -Timing -Kleindienst withdrawal -Hearings -Beard's health -Kleindienst confirmation -Demand a vote -Justice Department -Busing -Withdrawal -Ultimatum -Recommendations -Beard's health -Justice Department -L. Patrick Gray, III -Eastland -Change in position -Further nominations -Filibuster -Convention Colson left at 3:58 pm. -Flanigan -Murray [Chotiner?] -William Eberle -Flanigan -White House role -John C. Whitaker -Before and after the election -Attorney General -MacGregor -Qualifications -Kleindienst -Colson
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-2 (cont.)
Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:58 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting -Rogers C.B. Morton Bull left at an unknown time before 4:08 pm. ITT case -Attorney General -Appointment -Typewriter -Proof -White House integrity -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson administration -Staff -Convention -San Diego -Herbert G. Klein -Wilson The President's schedule -Forthcoming reception -White House Conference for the Advertising Council -Handshaking -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Call from Rose Mary Woods -The President's appearance Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:58 pm. Placement of something in the office Haldeman and Bull left at 4:08 pm.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) Conversation No. 694-3 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: 4:08 pm - 4:57 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rogers C.B. Morton, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., George P. Shultz, Peter M. Flanigan and John C. Whitaker. Greetings Map Alaskan pipeline -Size -Court requirement -Lead time -Report -Election -Release -Environmental impact -Court -Advance notice -Hearings -Canada Pierre E. Trudeau -Political significance -Jobs -Environmentalists -Alaska -Possible pipeline route -Compared to Canada -Jobs -Wildlife -Existing routes -Maine to Montreal -Edmonton to the Midwest -Edmonton to Montana -Edmonton to Seattle -Canadians -Press -Environmentalists
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Canada -International corporation -Canadian government -Oil companies -US government -Price -Advantages -Oil market places -Midwest -West Coast -Southern California -Maritime considerations -Strikes -Political considerations -Ted Stevens -Public communications -Alaska -Jobs -Stevens’s election -Unemployment -International corporation -North American oil policy -Oil shortage -Canada -Natural gas pipeline -Natural gas reserves -Supreme court -International corporation -Canadian government -Congressional approval -Canadian finances -Donald S. Macdonald's statement -Press coverage of Alaskan pipeline -Possible pipeline through Canada -The President -Alaska -Politics -Three electoral votes -Land board -Jack Horton -Government control of land -Homesteading
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
-Mineral development -Native claims legislation -Morton’s view -Oil company investment losses -Pipe -Purchase by the Department of the Interior -Fairbanks -Valdez -Prudhoe Bay -Quality -Permafrost -Environmentalist voting pattern -Election issues -Environment -Vietnam -Jobs -Shultz -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Canada -Initiative for pipeline -Park land -US land parcel -International park -Natural gas pipeline right of way -Arctic wildlife range -Locations -Midwest -California -Oregon -Maritime situations -Strikes -Merchant marine activities -Canadians -Discussions during the President’s trip to Canada -Flanigan’s conversation with unnamed Canadian official -Court involvement -Election -Political situation in Alaska -Natural gas line proposal -Wall Street Journal -Election -Alaska
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
-Court involvement in pipeline planning -Environmentalists -The President -North American oil policy -Robert O. Anderson -The People's Republic of China [PRC] trip -Canada -National feeling -Forthcoming Soviet Union trip -Sale of oil leases in Gulf of Mexico -Courts -National Environment Policy Act [NEPA] -Money -Morton’s forthcoming meeting with a Canadian official [MacDonald?] -Whittier -Flanigan -Canadian oil flow -Morton -The President's forthcoming trip to Canada -Public image -Financing for possible US-Canadian pipeline -MacDonald -Forthcoming meeting with Secretary of the Interior -Minister of energy -Minister of defense -Assistant -Jack Lawson [?] -Meeting with Morton -White House involvement -Maritime considerations for Alaskan pipeline -Possible US-Canada pipeline -Canadians -Finances -Product -American market place -McDonald -Meeting with Morton -White House involvement -Leaks -Environmental impact statement -Morton’s forthcoming meeting with MacDonald -The President's Canada trip
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Forthcoming meeting with Trudeau -MacDonald -Morton -Environmentalists -MacKenzie Valley -Prior meetings with Canadians -Oil security -Trudeau -John B. Connally -Canadian position -Oil productivity -Alaska -Size of oil field -Transportation of oil from Alaska -Boom or bust -Highway comparison -Politics -Stevens -Delay of decision -Courts -Canadians -Politics -Michael Gravel -White House involvement -Decision -Shultz -US negotiations with the Canadians -Flanigan -Morton and McDonald -Trudeau -Meetings -Possible Canadian pipeline -Route to the Midwest, Far West -Environmentalists -US -Need for oil -Alaska -Circuit Court of Appeals and Supreme Court -Supreme Court justices -Views on the environment -Busing -Environmentalists
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
-Delay -One year -Morton-McDonald meeting -Shultz -Haig’s role -Henry A. Kissinger -International corporation -Structure -Flanigan -National security aspects of oil arrangements with Canada -Gen. George A. Lincoln -Flanigan -State Department -Oil supply -Existing pipelines -Capacity -Shultz’s role -Participation in Flanigan’s meeting with Canadians -Participation in Morton’s meeting with Canadians -Report -Possible Canadian pipeline -Morton’s view -Political aspects -Public acknowledgement of US-Canadian negotiations -Alternate to Alaskan pipeline -MacDonald’s possible press conference -Gravel, Stevens -Court battles -Alaska -Fairbanks, Anchorage -News conferences by Morton -MacDonald’s forthcoming meeting with Flanigan and Morton -Discussion of energy needs -Options -Problems -Environmentalists -Environmental statement -Morton -Whitaker -Shultz -Court cases -McDonald-Morton meetings
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -NEPA requirements -Whitaker’s view -Oil companies -Investments -Delay -Oil company lawyers -Anderson -Atlantic Richfield -Options -Compensation -Total investment -Pipes -Amount -Tankers -Capital investment -Amount -Canada -MacDonald -Forthcoming meetings with Administration officials -Investment -US -Need for oil The President's schedule -Advertising Council Map Wildlife Morton, et. al. left at 4:57 pm.
Conv. No. 694-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 694-4 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-4 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Meeting -Advertising Council -Delay -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's appearance -State Dining Room -East Room -State Dining Room -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Delay Bull left at an unknown time before 5:01 pm.
Conversation No. 694-5 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Elliot L. Richardson -Unknown meeting [forthcoming Republican Congressional leadership meeting] -George P. Shultz -Pay Board Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:01 pm.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) Conversation No. 694-6 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:57 pm and 5:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Meeting with Republican Congressional leadership, March 28, 1972 -Legislation -Welfare reform -Revenue sharing -Busing -Elliot L. Richardson -Economy -Pay Board -Herbert Stein's presentation -Tone -Length of meeting -Clark MacGregor Butterfield left at an unknown time before 5:01 pm.
Conversation No. 694-7 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: 5:01 pm - 5:14 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Clark MacGregor and Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's press conference -Food prices -George P. Shultz -Herbert Stein -Members of Congress
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01)
Conv. No. 694-7 (cont.)
Advertising Council Economy -Stein presentation -Paul W. McCracken’s previous presentations -Stein -John B. Connally -McCracken -Forthcoming Republican Congressional leadership meeting -Members of Congress -Recess -Message from the White House -Price stabilization program -George P. Shultz -Stein -Connally -Stein -Inflation -Orders for durable goods -Congress -Lack of action -White House proposals -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Record -MacGregor -Detroit -Stein -Republican leaders -Speeches -Filibuster International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -James O. Eastland -Meeting with MacGregor -Vote -The President's talk with Haldeman -Republican Convention -Richard G. Kleindienst confirmation -Vote -MacGregor's conversation with Michael J. Mansfield -Eastland's talk with Mansfield
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -Eastland's request of MacGregor -Judiciary Committee -Schedule a hearing -Executive session -Marlow Cook -Filibuster -Hugh Scott, Roman L. Hruska -Charles W. Colson -Robert Mardian -Eastland -Edward M. Kennedy -Television appearances -Dita Beard's testimony -White House involvement -Statement Alexander M. Haig entered at 5:04 pm. -Beard testimony -Cook -White House involvement Economy -Stein -Positive messages -MacGregor MacGregor and Butterfield left at 5:06 pm. The President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union -Possible step in Poland -Soviet Union -US domestic situation -US interests -Soviets -Compared to trip to Romania -Henry A. Kissinger -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -US reaction -Public reception in Tehran -Possible reception
Conv. No. 694-7 (cont.)
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Sep-01) -The President’s experience as Vice President -Relations with the Soviet Union -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -William P. Rogers -Kissinger -Soviet Union -Reception -Haig's talk with Kissinger The President and Haig left at 5:14 pm.
Conv. No. 694-7 (cont.)
Conversation No. 694-8 Date: March 27, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:14 pm and 5:34 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown women met with unknown people. Oval Office tour -Cabinet Room -Desk The conversation was cutoff at an unknown time before 5:34 pm.