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Date: 
Mar 28, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 695-1 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:48 am and 10:19 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Greeting Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:19 am.
Conversation No. 695-2 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 10:19 am - 11:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's schedule -Previous meeting with the House Foreign Affairs Committee -State Department/White House policy -The President -Meeting with foreign leaders -William P. Rogers’s attendance -Kissinger's attendance -Chou En-lai -Vietnam -Donald M. Fraser -Charles C. Diggs, Jr. -Jonathan B. Bingham -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Middle East -Vietnam
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) -Fraser -Withdrawal -Deadline -Negotiations Vietnam -Intelligence reports The President’s schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Hussein ibn Talal [Hussein, King of Jordan] Vietnam -Bombings -Casualties -B-3 area -Air Force -Laos -Military dispositions
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MILITARY DISPOSITIONS
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-Long Tien -Bombing Soviet trip -Accommodations for the President -Kremlin
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Length of visit -Poland -Possible trip -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Meeting with Kissinger -Domestic political impact of visit -Italians -Poles -US neighborhoods -Philadelphia -New York -Chicago -Cleveland -Detroit -Dobrynin -Haig -US Ambassador to Poland [Walter J. Stoessel, Jr.] -Importance -Impact on Polish government -Nicolae Ceausescu -Reasons for trip -PRC -Kissinger's forthcoming trip -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -William P. Rogers -Participation in Iran trip -Iran -Length of visit -Poland -Length of visit -US consultation with the Soviets -The President’s trip to Iran -Need for refueling stop -NATO country -Azores -Ireland -Length of visit -Kissinger’s view -PRC trip -Announcements
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) -Leningrad -Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic -Tblisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic -Baku -Proximity to Tehran -Kissinger's meeting with Dobrynin -Polish invitations to the President -NATO -Poland -NATO -Visit -Rogers -The President -Baku -Tehran -NATO -Rogers -Romania -Yugoslavia -Poland -Dobrynin -Meetings with Kissinger -Initial US response to stay in Poland -The President’s forthcoming trip to Tehran -NATO -Rogers -Tehran trip -Stops -Poland -Length of visit -Tehran to Poland -Compared to Pakistan-Bucharest trip -Flight time -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with Dobrynin H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at 10:30 am. -The President's stay at the Kremlin -Dwight D. Eisenhower comparison -Gen. Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) Middle East -The President’s forthcoming meeting with Hussein -Israel -Soviet trip -Secret deals -Kissinger's schedule -Timing on deal -Election -John N. Mitchell -Jewish vote -Media -Kissinger’s view -Crisis -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with Dobrynin -Andrei A. Gromyko -US-Soviet summit -Interim agreement -Israeli reaction -Agreement -Timing -Rogers -State Department -Soviet Union and the US -Soviet summit -Agreement
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ISRAEL
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.)
-Agreement -Timing -Election -Soviets -Yitzhak Rabin -Meeting with Rogers -Israelis -Kissinger’s view -Soviets -US position -United Arab Republic [UAR] -Algeria Soviet trip -Poland -Rogers -Kissinger's schedule -Dobrynin meetings -Length of visit -PRC -Public impact -Announcements by the President -Sightseeing -Leningrad -Kissinger’s possible stay in Moscow -White House staff -Rogers The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Hussein -Egypt -Israelis -Plan -Egypt -Plan Kissinger left at 10:45 am.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) Middle East -Crises -Haldeman’s view -Election -Polls International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Richard G. Kleindienst confirmation -John D. Ehrlichman -John N. Mitchell -Hugh Scott -James O. Eastland -Public relations -Strategy -Kleindienst's possible withdrawal -Charles W. Colson -Clark MacGregor -Wallace H. Johnson -Richard A. Moore -Ronald L. Ziegler -Herbert G. Klein -John Scali Ziegler entered at 10:50 am. -Scott's news conference -Helen A. Thomas's question -Americans' right to know -Scott's answer -Election -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -Kleindienst -Lawrence F. O’Brien -Economy -Legislative impasse Ziegler left at 10:53 am.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) -Moore -Talk with Haldeman -Ehrlichman -Television -White House staff -Peter M. Flanigan -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Murray M. Chotiner -Washington Post -Kleindienst -Flanigan -News summary -Hugh S. Sidey -National Observer -Washington press corps -Haldeman's talk with John B. Connally -Administration's handling -Dita D. Beard -Memorandum -Authenticity -Joseph C. Kraft article, March 28th -William E. Timmons -Conversation -Kraft's article -White House staff -Justice Department -Kraft article -Ehrlichman and Colson -White House strategy -Options -Media problem -Colson -Networks -Strategy goals -Flanigan -Robert H. Finch -Klein Life magazine articles -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -Edward M. Kennedy
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) -Robert F. Kennedy -Vietnam -Servicemen -Drugs -Casualties -Jewish media -Kissinger Pending legislation on postal rates -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Reader's Digest -Election -Life magazine -Ehrlichman -Lewis News media -Sidey -Weekly column -Ziegler -List of friends Economy -Connally -Tax reform -Forthcoming meeting with the President -Republican efforts -1954, 1969 -Spending increases compared to spending cuts Busing -Ehrlichman -Southern Congressmen and Senators -Briefing by Administration officials -Leadership meeting -Clark MacGregor -Ehrlichman -Edward L. Morgan
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) ITT -Kleindienst confirmation -Mitchell -MacGregor -Colson -Johnson -Connally -Talk with Haldeman Connally’s schedule -Earl L. Butz -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Colson Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 11:00 am. Items for the President’s signature Connally’s schedule Butterfield left at 11:03 am. ITT case -Big business -Involvement in politics -Connally’s view -Flanigan -Taxes -White House staff -Flanigan -Unknown man, Miami -Call from Robert H. Abplanalp Stephen B. Bull and Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 10:53 am. The President's schedule -Hussein -Arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 11:11 am.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-2 (cont.) ITT -Flanigan -Unknown man -"Friends of the President" -Colson Haldeman and Kissinger left at 11:11 am.
Conversation No. 695-3 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 11:11 am - 12:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler, Hussein ibn Talal [Hussein, King of Jordan], and Zaid al-Rifai; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Hussein’s schedule [Photograph session] Ziegler, the press and the White House photograph left at 11:14 am.
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JORDAN
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Jordan -Economic situation -Budget deficit -US assistance -Arab countries -Kuwait -Libya -US -Arab countries -Subsidies -Foreign currency -Jordanian dinar -Budget -Arab subsidies -Commandos -Iraqi troops -Financial assistance -US -Amount -Gulf states -Fiscal year -Budget -Debt -Three year plan -Description -United Nations [UN]
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-3 (cont.) -World Bank -Great Britain -France -Government expenditure -Impact of 1967 war -Self sufficiency -Gross National Product [GNP] -Agricultural output -Industrial output -Tourism -Living standard -Literacy [?] -School enrollment -Government expenditures -Development -1957 compared to 1966 -External assistance -Impact of 1967 war -West Bank -Armed forces expenditures -Jordan River Valley -Refugee situation -Palestine issue -Camps -Useful citizens -Discussions with the US -Discussions with UN -Cost -Activity connected with the Jordan River -Dam -Canal -Soil desalinization Scientists -Computers -Jordanian students in the US -Studies -Harvard University -John B. Connally -US policy -Independence of Jordan -Syrian crisis
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-3 (cont.)
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JORDAN
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Hussein’s schedule -Departure in car -Kissinger -Forthcoming meeting with the State Department -Dinner -Time Kissinger left at 12:26 pm.
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MIDDLE EAST
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-3 (cont.)
Schedule -Dinner -Seating -Discussion -The People's Republic of China [PRC] -Soviet Union The President, Hussein, Kissinger and Zaid al-Rifai left at 12:28 pm.
Conversation No. 695-4 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Manolo Sanchez. Schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 12:34 pm.
Conversation No. 695-5 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:29 pm and 12:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with the 1972 Poster Child of the National Association for Retarded Children -Calvin Hill -Autographed football
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-5 (cont.) -Dallas Cowboys -Kevin Heald -Retarded children -1972 poster child -Wire service photograph -Gift presentations -Pen -Football -Voice Bull left at an unknown time before 12:34 pm.
Conversation No. 695-6 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 12:34 - 12:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Kevin Heald, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Heald, Robert L. Jensen, Frederick C. Wieting, Calvin Hill, Jack R. Miller, John E. Nidecker, and John A. Scali; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Introductions -Kevin Heald -Calvin Hill -Dallas Cowboys -Miami Dolphins Photographs Gifts -Football -Players
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-6 (cont.) Gift presentations -Football -Signature Dallas Cowboys Gift presentation Hill -Football career -Drug program -Hill's role -Youth -Team members -Drug program -Objective The President's schedule -Previous New York trip -Drugs -Heroin Tour of the White House Washington Redskins -Cowboys -Hill’ injury -Charles B. (“Bud”) Wilkinson -Tom Landry -Charlie Taylor -Health -Jerry Smith -Larry Brown -George E. Allen, Landry Heald et. al. left at 12:43 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 695-7 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 12:43 pm - 12:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting -Clark MacGregor Bull left at 12:44 pm.
Conversation No. 695-8 Date: March 28, 1972 Time: 12:44 pm - 2:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Clark MacGregor. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Richard G. Kleindienst confirmation hearings -MacGregor's meeting with James O. Eastland -Termination of hearings -Harold S. Geneen -Testimony -Eastland -Edward M. Kennedy -Conclusion -MacGregor's talk with Eastland -Executive session -Terminate the hearings -Other testimony -Dita D. Beard -Sheraton Hotel -Convention bureau in San Diego
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Eastland -Other witnesses -Testimony -Relations with Kleindienst confirmation hearings -Eastland -Terminate the hearings -Vote -Hugh Scott -Roman L. Hruska -Talk with John N. Mitchell -Termination -MacGregor's position -Talks with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee -Hruska -Eastland -Kennedy -Mitchell -[Forename unknown] Lichman [sp?] testimony -Jack N. Anderson -Beard memorandum -[Forename unknown] Leager [sp?] -Beard -Denver -Money -Geneen -Eastland -White House -Mitchell -Talk with MacGregor -Motives -Senators requests -Hruska -Scott -Marlow W. Cook -White House pressure -Committee action -White House pressure -Eastland -Mitchell's views -Lichman [sp?] -Leager [sp?]
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Timing -Eastland -Talk with MacGregor -Kennedy -Michael J. Mansfield -Scheduling confirmation debate -Television House Committee on Foreign Affairs meeting -Official transcription record -Opinions -Henry A. Kissinger -Richard K. Cook -Kissinger -Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations -Notes MacGregor’s schedule Congressional leadership meeting, March 28, 1972 -Questions by Richard H. Poff -Briefings -John D. Ehrlichman -Busing -Constitutional amendment -Moratorium -South -Cook -Water bill -Busing -Ehrlichman -Herbert G. Klein -Southern Congressmen -Press conference, March 24, 1972 -Ehrlichman and Kleindienst and Wilmot R. Hastings [?] -Transcription -MacGregor's distribution to Congressmen -One page review -Meeting with Southern Congressmen -Ehrlichman -MacGregor and George P. Shultz
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Elliot L. Richardson -Education compared to busing individuals -MacGregor and Shultz -House of Representatives -Cook -Shultz -Answer concerns -Education -Equal Education Opportunities Act -Section 406 H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Stephen B. Bull entered at 1:00 pm. Kleindienst confirmation hearing -Charles W. Colson Request for meeting with Colson Bull left at an unknown time after 1:00 pm. Busing Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:00 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 1:05 pm. Briefings for Congressional leaders -Busing -Moratorium -Education -Compensatory education -Moratorium -Vote -Jacob K. Javits -Conference report -Hard compared to soft Colson entered at 1:05 pm.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Ehrlichman's schedule -MacGregor’s view -Equal Education Opportunities Act -Southerners -Edward L. Morgan -Congressmen and Senators -Poff -Southerners -Moratorium -Javits -Ehrlichman's schedule -Senators -MacGregor and Shultz -Poff -Shultz -Southerners -Richardson -Scott -Morgan -Harry S. Dent -Morgan -MacGregor -Shultz -Ehrlichman’s staff -MacGregor -Dent -Joe D. Waggonner, Jr. -Moratorium -Constitution -Cases -Reopened -Moratorium -Hard compared to soft -Vote -MacGregor -Ehrlichman -House -Senate -Robert P. Griffin -Scott -House
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Poff -Gerald R. Ford -Senators -John G. Tower -Howard H. Baker, Jr. -William E. Brock, III -White House staff -Liberal view -Cabinet -Agenda Conservative tilt -Leadership -Richardson -Compensatory education -Duration -Agenda for meeting with Republican Congressional leadership -Welfare reform -Democrats -Scott and Ford -Patrick J. Buchanan -MacGregor -Shultz -Leaders -John H. Terry [?] -Poff -Constitutional amendment -Morgan -Leaders MacGregor's schedule -Republican senators ITT case -Mansfield position -Termination of Kleindienst hearings -Kennedy -Scott -Eastland -Senate Judiciary Committee -Kleindienst withdrawal -Eastland
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Meeting with MacGregor -Executive session -MacGregor's talk with John L. McClellan -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. -Position -Peter Flanigan -Testimony -Meeting in Hruska's office -Republican leaders -Southerners -Hiram L. Fong -Vote -Mansfield -Eastland -Robert C. Mardian -Executive session -Timing -Mansfield -Committee -Continuation of hearings -Filibuster -Kennedy -John V. Tunney -Eastland -Request for head count on confirmation -MacGregor's estimates -Administration position -List of witnesses -William R. Merriam -Kennedy -Questions -Merriam and Jack Gleason -Judiciary Committee -Anti-trust activity -Investigation -Philip A. Hart -Connection between contribution and Kleindienst nomination -Merriam -Hart -Success
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Eastland -McClellan Haldeman’s telephone call to Ehrlichman Haldeman left at an unknown time before 1:36 pm. ITT case -Kleindienst confirmation hearings -Democrats -Mansfield -Kleindienst withdrawal -Dita D. Beard memorandum -MacGregor's position -Role -Mardian -The President -White House involvement -MacGregor -Scott and Hruska -Witnesses -ITT -Beard story -Kennedy -Money -Washington Post story -Calls from White House personnel -Merriam’s talk with Gleason -White House involvement -News summary -Time -Newsweek -National Observer -Life -Business investment -Outcome -Grinnell -Flanigan -Mitchell -Talk with MacGregor -Termination of Kleindienst hearings
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Mansfield -Republicans -Hruska -White House strategy -Witnesses -Kleindienst withdrawal MacGregor left at 1:36 pm. -Republicans -Kleindienst statement -Richard W. McLaren Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 1:36 pm. The President's schedule Sanchez left at an unknown time before 2:10 pm. ITT case -Kleindienst confirmation hearings -Kleindienst withdrawal statement -Mansfield -Response Haldeman entered at an unknown time after 1:36 pm. -Ehrlichman’s view -Possibilities -Abe Fortas -Senate responses -Lewis Strauss -Justice Department -Vote -White House pressure -Sherman Adams comparison -Ultimatum -Filibuster -Kleindienst statement -Vote -Ultimatum
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Mansfield -Hold nomination -Committee -MacGregor's role -Kleindienst statement -White House -Typewriter -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] analysis -Beard testimony -Beard memorandum -White House involvement -Merriam’s testimony -Gleason -William E. Timmons -Flanigan -John B. Connally -Maurice H. Stans -Peter G. Peterson -Connally -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Contributions -Timmons -Gleason -Timmons -Contribution -San Diego -Republican National Committee -Press coverage -San Diego -Mitchell -Kleindienst -Confirmation hearings -Mitchell's call to Mansfield -Termination -Mansfield's role -White House -Votes -Democratic candidates
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Edmund S. Muskie -Hubert H. Humphrey -George S. McGovern -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting -Transcription -Kissinger -Reporter -Previous transcription of meeting with House Foreign Affairs Committee -Recorder -Informality -J. William Fulbright -Recorder -MacGregor -Kissinger -Ehrlichman -John W. Dean, III -Executive privilege -Flanigan ITT case -Kleindienst confirmation hearings -Beard -White House position -Kleindienst story -Mitchell -Media
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -White House strategy -Kleindienst withdrawal -Kleindienst hearings -Vote -Kleindienst withdrawal -Timing -Ultimatum Administration concerns -Foreign policy -Economy -Connally -Meeting with retailers Polls -Albert E. Sindlinger -Food prices -Women -Support for the President -Men compared to women -Food prices -ITT issue -Public awareness -Response -Comparison -Lyndon B. Johnson -1964 election -Robert D. (“Bobby”) Baker scandal -Walter W. Jenkins scandal ITT case -White House involvement -Flanigan -Profile -Interview -Ronald L Ziegler's role -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Timing of use -Colson -Haldeman’s view -Media
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conv. No. 695-8 (cont.) -Scott press conference -Television -Use -Kleindienst -The President's answer -Colson's instructions -Contributions -Settlement -Flanigan -White House involvement -San Diego -Press conference questions -The President's answer -Anti-trust enforcement -Settlement -John F. Kennedy and Johnson administrations -Kleindienst confirmation hearings -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] -William J. Casey -ITT files -Timmons -Gleason -Kleindienst -Mitchell -White House -Alger Hiss case comparison -Whitaker Chambers -Hearings -The President -Anti-trust record -Public opinion Busing issue -MacGregor -Talk with the President Flanigan [?] The President, Haldeman and Colson left at 2:10 pm.