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Date: 
Apr 03, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 700-1 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:40 am and 8:54 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Phone call to the President
Conversation No. 700-2 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown after 8:40 am and 9:09 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person. Tape for Rose Mary Woods to transcribe -Personal file Henry A. Kissinger entered at 8:54 am. Vietnam -Briefing -Melvin R. Laird The unknown person left at an unknown time before 9:09 am. -Kissinger's order on reports from Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Kissinger's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Delivery to the President -Laird -Editing of reports from Abrams -Delays -North Vietnamese attack -Scope -Tanks -Number
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Donh Ga -Abrams's assessment -Press reports -Compared with Laos coverage -Soldiers' opposition to war -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Military Assistance Command, Vietnam [MACV] -Bombing -Laird -The President’s recent trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Reports on possible attack -Kissinger's conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Haig’s call to Gen. Robert E. Pursley -Attacks over Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -David Kraslow -Call to Kissinger -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Laird -Withdrawals -US response -Bombing attacks -Laird -Promise to Abrams -Abrams -Pursley -Attitude toward war -Clark M. Clifford -Robert S. McNamara -Abrams -Call from Kissinger -Report to the President -Possible leaks -US military operations -Kissinger’ schedule -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG] -The President’s possible meeting with Moorer and [David] Kenneth Rush -Laird -Problems -Attacks on North Vietnam -Air attacks -Kissinger's conversation with John D. Ehrlichman
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Weather limitations -Battle of the Bulge -Bad weather attacks -Reluctance to attack North Vietnam -Press reports -Defense Department -Moorer -I Corps -Helicopters -Transportation to combat zone -Restrictions -Rush -North Vietnamese attacks -ARVN losses -DMZ -Provincial cities -Hue and Da Nang -Kontum -Quang Tri -Assessment of gains -Retaliation -Rainy season -Kissinger's meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Berlin treaty -Soviets -Importance of summit -PRC -US message -North Vietnamese attacks -US bombing -Intensity -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -The President's meeting with Moorer -Importance of attacks -Direct orders -Laird -Rush -News summaries -State and Defense Departments -DMZ -Kissinger's meeting with John A. Scali
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Ronald L. Ziegler, Robert J. McCloskey and Daniel Z. Henkin -WSAG meeting -Public relations efforts -Geneva 1954 accords and 1968 understanding -Supply depots and anti-aircraft -Public relations efforts -Departments of State and Defense -Ziegler's statement -Gerald L. Warren's comments -Involvement of Americans -Abrams -ARVN -Possible situation -Consequences -Necessity of US response -Japanese, Soviet and PRC cooperation -Air attacks -Delays -Laird -Weather -Preparations -JCS -Immediate action -Briefing -ARVN -Possible situation -Consequences -Soviet Union -PRC -Election -Kissinger’s prognostication -May 1, 1972 -Negotiations -The President's trip to Kentucky -101st Airborne -Alternate schedule -North Vietnamese attack -US response -Press reports -US casualties -Hostility to US policy
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Vietnamization -Distortions of ARVN strength -Latest reports -Tanks -Briefing -WSAG meeting Kissinger left at 9:09 am.
Conversation No. 700-3 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 9:18 am - 9:59 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's trip to Philadelphia -Plans -Uncertainty -Value -Announcements -Programs -George P. Shultz -John B. Connally -Judgment of value -Plans -Day and time The President's schedule -Problem with unknown activity -Publicity -Announcement -Changes -Invitations -News reports -Cancellation -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s appearance
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -The President's visit to Kentucky -Vietnamization -Timing -Problems -Catholic school event in Philadelphia -Haldeman's conversation with Henry A. Kissinger -A speech Vietnam -US propaganda efforts -Deficiencies -News summary -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Predictions of losses -Cities -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -North Vietnamese attacks -Need for US response -Kissinger -Media coverage -Bad news -Significance of loss of cities -Kontum -Laos and Cambodia -North Vietnam -Media departure -The President's trip to Kentucky -Welcome to Airborne Division -Timing -The President’s schedule -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Propaganda efforts -Prediction of offensive -Timing -Criticism -Ronald L. Ziegler's involvement -The President's credibility -Kissinger -Talk with David Kraslow -Nguyen Van Thieu -Pentagon
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Comments on offensive Staff morale John D. Ehrlichman's schedule -Editorial boards -Telecision events International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Public attitudes -Interest -Concern -Hugh S. Sidey -Howard R. Hughes case Economy -Ehrlichman -Food prices -Connally -Decline -Giant Food Stores -Meat prices -Government pressure -Publicity -Cost of Living Index -Release The President's schedule -Vietnam -Amount of time -Meeting with Moorer, Melvin R. Laird and [David] Kenneth Rush -Domestic issues -Schools -The President's meeting with John N. Mitchell and Connally Vietnam -William P. Rogers and Laird -Cambodia and Laos -Aggressiveness -Possible actions -Press conferences
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Military action -Bombing campaign -Bombing -Weather ITT case -George S. McGovern charges -Taxes -Effect on election chances -Publicity -Wisconsin primary -Peter Lisagor's report -Liberal bias -Honesty -Annoyance with Democrats -John F. Osborne on 1970 demonstrators -Publicity -Dita D. Beard -Interview on 60 Minutes -Testimony -Senate investigation -Life photograph White House staff -Schedules -Charles W. Colson -Meeting with unknown people Edward M. Kennedy 1972 election -Secret Service coverage -Michael J. Mansfield -Kennedy -Connally's interpretation -Kennedy -Status as candidate -Protection Agnew -Attack on Jules Witcover -Book on Agnew
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Patrick J. Buchanan The White House operator talked with Haldeman at 9:33 am. [Conversation no. 700-3A] [See Conversation no. 22-63] Haldeman conferred with the President at an unknown time. Call from Tricia Nixon Cox Tricia Nixon Cox talked with the President between 9:33 and 9:34 am; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation. [End of telephone conversation] Witcover -Criticism of Agnew ITT case -New York Times editorial -Conclusion of case -Decline in interest -Editorials -New York Time -Washington Post -Beard memorandum -Media efforts -Impact on Vietnam offensive -Public interest -Role of newspapers and networks Vietnam -North Vietnamese offensive -The president's statement -Abrams -Initial successes -Gains by North Vietnam -Cambodia -ARVN losses
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Press reports -News summary -Emphasis on negative -Negotiations -Chances -Weather -US bombing attacks -US election -Casualty rates -Distortions by press -White House staff -Morale -Press attacks -ITT -Congress -Critics of the president
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Easter egg hunt -Noise -Weather Agnew -Gridiron Dinner -Trip to Kentucky -Greetings to 101st Airborne -Publicity -Problems for Vietnam offensive
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) The President's schedule -Speech to Catholics -[National Catholic Education Association] -Trip to Kentucky -Speech in Philadelphia -Connally
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-Camp David trip -Problems -Gridiron Dinner -Time and day -Canadian trip -Gridiron Dinner -Importance -Compared with Bohemian Grove event -Trip to Camp David -Departure -Return day -Trip to Kentucky -Agnew as substitute -Arrangements -101st Airborne division
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Kissinger entered at 9:49 am. Vietnam -Pentagon briefing of Kissinger -Kentucky event -North Vietnamese offensive -Destruction of ARVN regiments -Superiority -Defensive line -Sense of urgency -Moorer -Lack of US reaction -Laird -Stakes of war -US bombing -Air sorties -Number -Limitations -B-3 area -Purpose -North Vietnamese forces -ARVN re-enforcements -Marine brigades -Saigon -ARVN defeats -US reaction -Moorer and Rush -Meeting with the President -Arrangements -Washington Special Actions Grip [WSAG] -Talking points -Informing the President -Moorer
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.) -Responsibilities -Air strikes -Number -Limitations -B-52s -Orders -North Vietnam -Dong Hoi -Importance -Moorer -Military -Current attitudes -Abrams -Ellsworth F. Bunker -Return to Saigon -Conversation with Abrams and Thieu -Abrams -Promotion -Laird -Gen. Robert E. Pursley -Aggressiveness -Message to Moorer -Message To Laird Haldeman left at 9:55 am. -Publicity -WSAG meeting -Problems with public relations -Predictions of losses -Cities -Public relations efforts -Abrams -Anticipated Losses -Abrams -Kissinger’s talk with Ziegler and John A. Scali -Cities -Quang Tri and Kontum -Supply problems Kissinger left at 9:59 am.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 700-4 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:59 am and 10:06 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. The President's meeting with Thomas H. Moorer and [David] Kenneth Rush -Henry A. Kissinger The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 10:06 am.
Conversation No. 700-5 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 10:06 am - 10:20 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Thomas H. Moorer, [David] Kenneth Rush and Henry A. Kissinger. Greetings Rush's new job Easter egg roll -Weather Vietnam -Purpose of meeting -Moorer -Rush's Attendance -David Packard -Washington Special Action Group [WSAG] meetings -Chain of command -The President as Commander-In-Chief
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-5 (cont.) -Melvin R. Laird -Briefing -Orders -Arrival time -Reprimand -Arrival time -Orders -Air strikes -Orders -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -Number -Weather -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s reaction -North Vietnamese offensive -Abrams's reaction -Abrams's conduct -Chances for promotion -Behavior -Proposals for use of air power -Defense Department reports -Inaccuracies -Temporizing -US reaction -Massive retaliation -Air power -Battle of the bulge -Bad weather -Navy -Carriers on station -Number -Use Of B-52s -Recommendations -Effectiveness -Surface to air missiles [SAMs] -The President's sources of information -Inadequacies -Briefings -Orders -Abrams -Cancellation of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam [MACV] staff social functions
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-5 (cont.) -Proposals for counteroffensive -Use of air power -Surprise -B-3 area -Tanks, ground forces -MACV -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] -Concentration -B-3 area -Dong Hoi -Air strikes -Delays -Weather -Laird’s talk with Kissinger -Implementation -Weather -Effectiveness -ARVN -Risks for Air Force -Compared with Battle of the Bulge -North Vietnamese missile sites -Mobility -Abrams and John S. McCain, Jr. -Commander in Chief Pacific [CINCPAC] -Requests for authority to attack missile sites -Tanks -Mobile artillery -DMZ -Reports to the President -Secretary of Defense -Orders -Unsanitized reports -Abrams -Scope of authority -DMZ targets -The President’s recent trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC] -North Vietnamese targets -Requests -Weather -Air sorties
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-5 (cont.) -Number -B-52s -DMZ -Missile sites -Destruction -Reports to the President -Abrams -Promotion to Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS] -Past performance -Laos Moorer, Rush and Kissinger left at 10:20 am.
Conversation No. 700-6 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:20 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam -Air strikes -Authority -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams's request -Time -The President's trip o People's Republic of China [PRC] -Kissinger's investigation -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Implementation
Conversation No. 700-7 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 10:23 am - 11:35 am Location: Oval Office
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-6 (cont.)
The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's meeting with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Impact -[David] Kenneth Rush -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Orders Vietnam -Gen. Robert E. Pursley’s and Melvin R. Laird's actions -Delays -Manipulation of figures -North Vietnamese offensive -Propaganda -Henry A. Kissinger -John A. Scali -Ronald L. Ziegler -Robert J. McCloskey -Anticipated losses -Concentration of strength -Scali -Involvement -Kissinger -Meetings With Scali, Ziegler and Herbert G. Klein -Handling -Macv [Military Assistance Command, Vietnam] -Defense Department -Problems -Kissinger -Press reports -Adverse news -US response -Timing -Kissinger -William P. Rogers and Laird -Crossing of Demilitarized Zone [DMZ] -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger -Public relations efforts -Cambodia
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) -Laos -Problems -Compared with Cambodia and Laos -US losses -Public relations problems -Helicopter -Bomber -Casualties -US casualties -Significance -Vietnamization -Public relations efforts -Haldeman, Kissinger, Scali, Ziegler and Klein -Scali and Ziegler -Problems -Compared with Laos -Robert Elegant -Kissinger's participation in public relations group -Daily review -Importance of issue -Compared with meat prices issue Foreign policy -Achievements -Laos -Forthcoming Soviet trip -Announcements Vietnam -Moorer -North Vietnamese Offensive -Air strikes -Weather -Intensity -Use of tanks -Targets Easter egg roll -Attendance -Work -Army Band
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) -Marine Band -Weather -Importance
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Vietnam -Public relations efforts -Cambodia -Laos -Daily review -Haldeman -Washington Special Action Group [WSAG] meetings -Kissinger -Work with Ziegler and Scali -Work with Haldeman -Press -Removal -Sense Of Crisis -North Vietnamese offensive -Diversion from other problems -George P. Shultz -Media distortions -South Vietnam -Possible settlement -Areas of strength -Delta, Saigon -Chances of peace -Kissinger's negotiations -Paris
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Bombing -Suspension -Kissinger's meeting with People's Republic of China [PRC] officials -Negotiation breakthrough -Kissinger -Congress -Rogers and State Department -US handling of war Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Call from Haldeman -Trip to Kentucky -Laird -Rogers Vietnam -Rogers and Laird -Possible meeting with the President -Proposals -Rogers -Bangladesh -US relations -State Department -Conflict with White House -Leak -Public opinion -Kissinger Foreign policy -Leaks -Use by administration Education -Statements for the President on Catholic education -John B. Connally -John D. Ehrlichman -Timing -Limitations -Trip to Philadelphia -Trip to Florida
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Camp David -Ziegler's statement -Weather -Vietnam situation -The President's image -Control of events -Florida -California -Situation Room -Camp David -Meeting with Robert S. Ingersoll -Length -Another meeting -Kissinger's recommendation -Rogers and Marshall Green -Kissinger's trip to Japan -Rogers and Green -Kissinger's presence -Length -Vietnam problems -Meetings with ambassadors -Appointments -Earl L. Butz -Trip to Soviet Union -US agricultural exports -Meeting with the President -Problems -Food prices -Meeting with John H. Chafee -Farewell visit -John N. Mitchell's views -A primary -Call to Mitchell -Federal Reserve Board [FRB] appointment -Arthur F. Burns -Choices -Younger candidate -Advantage -Problems
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) -Burns's objections -Connally -Meeting with Ingersoll -Scheduling -Japan -Kissinger -Explorer scouts -Environmental awards -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Problems -"Peaceniks" -Vietnam -Julie Nixon Eisenhower's handling -Advisory committee -School principal and science teacher -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Handling in Oval Office -Environmentalists -Vietnam Bands on White House lawn -Audience -Number -Afternoon performance
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International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Department of Justice -Mitchell, Kleindienst and Richard W. McLaren -Hard line against ITT
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) -Connally, the Vice President and Peter M. Flanigan -John D. Ehrlichman -Pressure to ease off -White House -Antitrust policy -Conflict with White House -McLaren, Mitchell and Kleindienst -Connally, Stans, Peter G. Peterson, Flanigan and Ehrlichman -Opposition to antitrust action -George S. McGovern -Statement -Taxes -Problems -Staff -Edward M. Kennedy's supporters -Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] files -Candidacy Easter egg roll -Audience -Number -Children -Easter Bunny -Bands -Temperature outside The President's schedule -Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Trip to Philadelphia -Trip to Kentucky -Publicity -Agnew -EOB office Haldeman left at 11:35 am.
Conversation No. 700-8
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-7 (cont.) Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:39 am and 4:27 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons [Secret Service agents?] met. The President’s location -Executive Office Building [EOB]
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H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman’s location An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:35 am and 4:27 pm. [Conversation No. 700-8A] The President’s location -EOB [End of telephone conversation] The President’s location -EOB An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 11:39 am and 4:27 pm. [Conversation No. 700-8B]
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The President’s location -EOB [End of telephone conversation]
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Conversation No. 700-9 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 4:27 pm - 4:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger; the recording began at an unknown time while the conversation was in progress. Vietnam -Impact on US foreign policy -Response to offensive -Leadership -Moscow summit -Possible cancellation -Consequences -Algeria -Impact on France -France's status in world
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-8 (cont.) -Significance -US as world power Kissinger left at 4:31 pm.
Conversation No. 700-10 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 4:32 pm - 5:36 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. John D. Ehrlichman -Preparations for meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Speech -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Speech -Price -Discussion with John B. Connally -The President's trip to Philadelphia -Tax reform proposal Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Speech at National Cathedral School The President's schedule -Price -Appointments -Vietnam -Speech draft -Work Education representative, Sidney P. Marland, Jr. -Speech to convention -The President's greetings Book by Russell Kirk -The President's memorandum -A Program for Conservatives
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, IIand Julie Nixon Eisenhower The Conservative Mind -Publication -Cover -Title -Problems -Copies -Staff members -Patricia H. Alsop -Mix-up -Julie Nixon Eisenhower Drug speech -Further work by the President -Hotline -Television -Radio delivery -Television delivery -Problems -Radio speech -Value -Drafting -Problem of drugs -John R. (“Tex”) McCrary, Richard A> Moore and Dwight L. Chapin -Personification -Myles J. Ambrose -Compared with J. Edgar Hoover -John N. Mitchell -Ambrose -Presence at arrests -McCrary -Announcements -New penalties -Hotline -Phone company -Notification -Radio speech Press conference -McCrary -Office
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -Photograph pool -Need for more film -Television -Problems -Timing -Meeting with editors The President's schedule -Open weeks -Vietnam -Bombing -Weather breaks
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Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:41 pm. Ehrlichman -Meeting with the President Butterfield left at 4:42 pm. ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 3m 17s ]
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Polls -ITT case -Impact -Dita D. Beard -Busing -Food prices -Negative impact Busing -Ehrlichman
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Media relations -Story on young men in administration -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Ronald L. Ziegler -Winston Lord -Life
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John D. Ehrlichman entered at 4:52 pm. Greetings Ehrlichman’s schedule Haldeman left at 4:53 pm. Busing -Ehrlichman's role in issue -Charles W. Colson -Clark MacGregor -Meeting with southern congressmen -Edward L. Morgan -Administration's position -Publicity in Michigan -Fifty cities -Visits -Moratorium strategy -Work with Congress -Jacob K. Javits -Need to counteract -Votes in conference -Morgan -Impact in California Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 4:53 pm. Refreshment
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.)
The President left at an unknown time before 5:36 pm. Refreshments Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:36 pm. [No conversation] The President entered at an unknown time after 4:53 pm. Busing -California -Administration's statement -Television -California -Ehrlichman's visits Ehrlichman's visit to California -St. Helena
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-Busing issue -Interest -Blacks -Support for the President
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Busing -Constitutional amendment -Racial division -Alienation of poor blacks -Los Angeles Times -Wine growers in Napa Valley -Los Angeles Times colloquy -Ehrlichman's meeting -Davis -[Unknown person] -Richard Burkholtz -Carl [?] [Surname unknown] -Tony Day -Burkholtz -Administration position -Opposition to court ordered busing -Distinction from voluntary busing -State of the Union speech -Democratic principles -David Eisenhower -Polls -Ehrlichman’s talks with Haldeman -Questions on popular perceptions -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin -Media -Confusion of issues -Editorial writers -Publicity for administration's opposition -Busing -[First name unknown] Mitchell
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -Marion W. Edelman -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] special -Edelman -Howard H. Baker, jr. -Abraham A. Ribicoff -Busing in north -Administration's opposition -Congress -Strom Thurmond -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.
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Bay of Pigs files -Orders for Department of Defense -David Young -J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr. -Lucien E. Conein -White House involvement -Richard M. Helms -John A. McCone -Allan W. Dulles -Helms -Involvement in Bay of Pigs incident
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) Pentagon Papers -J. William Fulbright hearings -Release of "Kennedy papers" -Fulbright's intentions -Vietnam -Files on assassinations -Television documentary -Kennedy allies -Life Victor L. Marchetti -Publication of story on CIA -Helms's concern -Reasons for concern -Harm to CIA -Law suit against Marchetti -Breach of contract -Criminal suit -Injunction Population Commission -Ehrlichman's meetings with John D. Rockefeller III -Nelson A. Rockefeller's calls to Ehrlichman -Proposals for the President -Treatment -Abortion -Compared with Marijuana commission -Administration's disagreement -The President’s population message -Handling -Patrick J. Buchanan’s view -Effect on Nelson Rockefeller -Abortion issue -Political opposition -Support -Control of blacks and Puerto Ricans -Vasectomies -White House approval -Statement on abortion -Consideration of other proposals -John Rockefeller
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -Talk with Ehrlichman -Personal conscience -Support for population control -John Rockefeller -Social classes -Upper classes -Lower classes -Lack of control -San Francisco -Black population growth -Blacks -Low standard of living -Migration to cities -Administration's dealings with commission -William W. Scranton -Meeting with John Rockefeller -John Rockefeller's staff director -Length of meeting -Meeting with John Rockefeller -Call from Nelson Rockefeller -Vietnam Declassification of secret documents -John S. D. Eisenhower -Executive Order -Timing -Review procedure -Disputes -Resolution -John Eisenhower appointment -John Eisenhower -Author of a book
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-Submission of name for position US Postal Service [USPS] -Ehrlichman's meeting with Elmer T. (“Ted”) Klassen -Rate raise -Klassen's opposition -Parcel post -Damage rate -Competition from United Parcel Service [UPS] -Reform -Cuts in work force -Low productivity -Overstaffing -Personnel -Turn-over -Cuts in work force -Problems -Election year -Freeze on hiring -Congressional hearings -Firings -Rate increase compared to overstaffing -Conflicts -Hiring of youths -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Costs -Youth -Defense Department -Alternative jobs
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -Civil Service Commission, Agnew and Office of Management and Budget [OMB] -Freeze -Jennings Randolph -Complaints -Firings -Top people ITT case -George S. McGovern -Staff -Frank F. Mankiewicz -Links with Edward M. Kennedy -Comments on corporation taxes -Inaccuracies -San Diego incident -Press criticism -Colson -Lyndon B. Johnson -John F. Kennedy -Falsehood of statement -Question on panel Issues and Answers -Payment of taxes -Annual report -Security and Exchange Commission [SEC] files -Public record -Hubert H. Humphrey
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 1m 21s ]
STEPHEN B. BULL ENTERED AT AN UNKNOWN TIME AFTER 4:52 PM. BULL LEFT AT AN UNKNOWN TIME BEFORE 5:36 PM.
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ITT Case -Beard's charges -Vance Hartke -Use of airplane -The President's experience -Robert C. (“Bob”) Wilson -Use of ITT support -Ties with ITT -Antitrust suit -Richard W. McLaren -Harold S. Geneen -Peter M. Flanigan -Agnew -Wilson [?] -John B. Connally -Peter G. Peterson -Pressures to drop suit -Flanigan -Geneen -Acquaintance with the President -Meeting with Ehrlichman and Colson -Memorandum to Ehrlichman -Acquaintance with the President -Memorandum
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-10 (cont.) -Alexander P. Butterfield -Staff secretary -Haldeman -Dealings with Flanigan -Memorandum to Ehrlichman -Antitrust suit -John N. Mitchell -Importance of case -Richard G. Kleindienst -Problems -Contributions -Flanigan's knowledge -Discussion -Antitrust suit -Geneen's comments -Memorandum to Ehrlichman -Mitchell and Kleindienst -Meeting with Geneen -Letter to [Forename unknown] O'Brien -Denial White House staff -Ehrlichman’s schedule -Necessity to relax -Ehrlichman, Colson, Haldeman and Kissinger -Use of Camp David -Facilities -President’s trip to the Soviet Union Ehrlichman left at 5:36 pm.
Conversation No. 700-12 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: 5:36 pm - 5:48 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President’s schedule
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-12 (cont.)
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The President's schedule -Florida trip -Henry A. Kissinger's presence -Gridiron Dinner -Decision -Timing -Departure -Arrangements -Trip to Philadelphia -Kissinger -Discussion of war -Public reaction -Busing statement -Vietnam War issue -US involvement -Cambodia -Laos -Helicopters -Air power -Weather -California trip -Date -Press coverage -Democratic presidential candidate -Duration
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-12 (cont.) ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 55s ]
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-Camp David -Ronald L. Ziegler -Kissinger's presence -Daily reports -Gridiron Dinner -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Work Instruction for Haldeman -Request for Kissinger's call -Kissinger's meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Haldeman left at 5:48 pm.
Conversation No. 700-13 Date: April 3, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:49 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons and Stephen B. Bull met.
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43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 700-13 (cont.) [Non-historical returnable] [Duration: 2m 40s ]
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The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.