707

Date: 
Apr 12, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 707-1 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:58 am and 8:02 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 22-114]
Conversation No. 707-2 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: 8:02 am - 8:03 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Anne Mansfield. [See Conversation No. 22-115]
Conversation No. 707-3 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -A report Bull left at an unknown time before 8:05 am.
Conversation No. 707-4
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:05 am and 10:14 am Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with unknown persons [Secret Service?]. [Unintelligible] The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 10:14 am.
Conversation No. 707-5 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: 10:14 am - 10:26 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Clark MacGregor and William E. Timmons; the recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress. Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 10:15 am. The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Congressional leadership -Republicans -Democrats -John C. Stennis -Samuel S. Stratton -F. Edward Hebert -George H. Mahon -Charles M. Teague -Michael J. Mansfield -Carl B. Albert -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Mansfield -Views Ford’s forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China [PRC] -Ford’s forthcoming statement
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-5 (cont.) -Possible question -Scheduling -The President's Soviet trip -The President’s view Vietnam -Forthcoming statements from Congressional leadership -Troop withdrawals -Statement by Scott -Further statements -Timing -The President’s view -Further withdrawals -Congressional leadership -Support for the President on air and naval power -South Vietnamese forces -Possible question about combat capabilities -Ground fighting -Air sorties -Percentage -Battle reports -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -South Vietnamese civilian support for North Vietnamese invasion -Scott's statement -South Vietnamese performance -Ziegler’s view -Melvin R. Laird's, Thomas H. Moorer's and Abrams's reports -The President’s view -North Vietnamese offensive -Soviet support -The President’s view -Soviet weapons -Soviet Summit -Possible questions regarding cancellation -Civilians of South Vietnam -Support of South Vietnamese government -Buddhist support of government -Significance -Support of South Vietnamese government -Negotiations
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-5 (cont.) -French statement -US interest -The President’s view -Administration's record -North Vietnamese aggression -Failure -North Vietnamese responsibility -William J. Porter -Record -Administration efforts -Previous speech, January 25, 1972 -Private talks -Discussion -The President’s view -US position -The President’s view Mansfield's and Scott's forthcoming trip to PRC -Meeting with the President, April 11, 1972 -Questions on PRC -The President's message to PRC leaders -Scott's attendance at Oxford-Cambridge dinner -Questions on PRC -Public appearances after trip -Sunday television talk shows -Overseas Writers Club Scott et al., left at 10:26 am.
Conversation No. 707-6 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:26 am and 10:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Nominations -The President's signature Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:32 am.
Conversation No. 707-7 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:26 am and 10:32 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's trip to Canada -Rose Mary Woods -Meeting with D. Roland Michener and Pierre E. Trudeau -Gifts [?] -Repair -Michener -Family -Gifts -Michener and Trudeau Butterfield left at an unknown time before 10:32 am.
Conversation No. 707-8 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Bull left at an unknown time before 11:33 am.
Conversation No. 707-9 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:22 am and 11:33 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 22-116]
Conversation No. 707-10 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: 11:33 am - 1:40 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Fishing rights -Three mile limit -Department of Justice suit against Texas -Responsibility -Price Daniels -Meeting with the President -Call to John B. Connally -Connally's views The President talked with Connally between 11:33 and 11:36 am. [Conversation No. 707-10A] [See Conversation No. 22-117]
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.)
[End of telephone conversation] John D. Ehrlichman entered at 11:36 am. Fishing rights -Three mile limit -Suit against Texas -The President's previous support -California -1960 and 1968 promises -Department of Justice -Lawyers -Jews -Previous tidal lands suit -Suit against Texas -Suppression -The President’s order -John C. Whitaker -Ehrlichman's involvement -Knowledge of White House staff -Whitaker Republican leaders meeting -Ehrlichman's briefing -The President’s view -Henry A. Kissinger's briefing on Vietnam -Length -Basic points -Deficiencies -The President's presence -Need to sell congressional leaders -Briefings -Elliot L. Richardson on busing -Connally -George P. Shultz on food prices -Earl L. Butz -Points to make -Drugs -Problems -Details
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -White House staff -Domestic issues -Shultz, Herbert Stein and Cabinet -Questions -Leaders' concerns -Richard H. Poff -Peter H. Dominick -Republican leaders -Lack of depth and expertise -The President’s view -Staff -Briefings -Kissinger -Length -Curtailment -Papers -Preparation -Charles W. Colson and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Effectiveness -Compared with William P. Rogers -Compared with Melvin R. Laird -Problems -Salesmanship -Kissinger's staff briefings -Points made -Quality -Kissinger -Positive results -US Vietnam policy -Negotiations -US record -Preparation -Length -Limitations -The President’s view -Troop withdrawals -Hugh Scott's remarks -The President’s view -Intellectual range -Ehrlichman’s view -Kissinger
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Press briefings -Simplicity -Sophistication of newsmen The President's speeches -A memorandum -Speechwriters -Strengths and weaknesses -Dullness -Illustrations, anecdotes and colorful language -William L. Safire -Public attention -Winston S. Churchill -Model as speaker -Burke Cochran -Observations on speechwriting -Simplification -Criticism -Substance and style -Improvement of quality of writing -Cochran's advice to Churchill -Use of illustrations -Use of colorful phrases -"Iron Curtain" phrase -Impact -Canadian Parliament speech -Quotations -The President’s view -Shortcomings -Audience response -Illustrations -Lack Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. -Canadian Parliament speech -Delivery to the President -Kissinger -Typing -Copies -Kissinger
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Secretary Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:41 pm. -Effectiveness -Elements -Preachers -Use of stories -Illustrations -Quality of drafts by speechwriters -Problems -William Pitt's speech -Brevity -Speech in Canada -Raymond K. Price's version -The President’s view -Conclusion -Pitt's speech -The President's rewording -Pitt and Horatio Nelson -Churchill -Cochran -Background -Speechwriters -Quality of writing -Drugs speech -Memorable phrases and colorful terms -Safire Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. -Canadian Parliament speech -Kissinger's draft -Sixth draft -Delivery to the President -Secretary Butterfield left at an unknown time before 12:41 pm. Beverly J. Kaye entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am.
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Typing of draft -Sixth draft -The President's mark-ups and notes Kaye left at an unknown time before 12:41 pm. -Drafts -Statements on US-Canadian relations -Wording -The President’s view -Versions -Speech staff -Inadequacies -The President’s view -Speechwriting -Need for examples -Canadian Parliament speech -US-Canadian relations -Kissinger -Versions and rewrites -Simplicity and memorable phrases -The President as speechwriter -Speechwriting staff -Price -James Keogh -Quality -Problems -Compared with writing Busing -Richard H. Poff's proposition -Constitutional amendment -The President’s view -Passage -Chances -Moratorium -Democrats -Responsibility -Publicity -Poff -Memorandum from Edwin L. Harper
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Political liabilities of issue for administration -Value of memorandum -Hubert H. Humphrey's position -Changes -Support -Reasons -Voting issue -Superficiality -Robert P. Griffin -Public apathy on issue -Administration's position -Change -Democrats -Dilemma on issue -Exploitation by administration -Divisions over platform Domestic issues -Arthur F. Burns -The President's meeting with John B. Connally -Tax withholding issue -Drug program -Head -Myles J. Ambrose -Job performance Taxation -Internal Revenue Service [IRS] -Extra agents -Shultz -Tax return assistance -Visibility -Training -Customs agents -Increase in numbers -Benefits -IRS -Withholding assistance -Benjamin C. Bradlee -Agents -Tax return assistance
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Visibility -Withholding -Forms -Refund checks -Timing of release -Mailings -Programs -Credit for administration -Checks to taxpayers -Implementation -Connally -Mailing Busing -David J. Armor -Ehrlichman’s view -Public opposition -Press -Support -Hypocrisy -Criticism -Congress -Democrats -Hypocrisy Taxation -Program before House Ways and Means Committee -Barber B. Conable, Jr. -House Resolution 1 -Presidential veto Busing -Kenneth R. Cole and Shultz -Note from Griffin -Detroit judge, Stephen J. Roth's order -Appeal -Cole -Call from White House -Speech -Phrasing
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) Taxation -Loopholes -Connally's previous speech in Chicago -Circulation to congressmen -The President’s order -Support -Municipal bonds -State and local taxes -Copies -Circulation Republican leaders meeting -Kissinger's briefing -The President’s view -Length -Discussion -Simplification -Compared with Churchill's speeches -Margaret Chase Smith -Comments on Kissinger's fact sheets -Fact sheets -Congressmen -The President’s view -Use of aides -Simplification -Brevity -Clark MacGregor -Arrangements -White House staff -Tables The President's schedule -Press conference National economy -Food prices -White House efforts -Farmers -Butz -Cultivation of support -Middlemen
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Criticism -Retailers -Conflicts -Clarence Adams [?] -Supplies -Price increase -Retail competition -Administration position -Image Busing -Administration's position -Image of opposition -Public’s image -Benefits of controversy -Attacks from blacks -Attacks from liberals -Attacks from Strom Thurmond -Drawbacks Drugs -Hotline -Publicity -Story in newspapers Forthcoming election campaign -"Players" and speakers -The President's previous memorandum -Discussions -Haldeman, Ehrlichman and MacGregor -Shultz -Political group -John N. Mitchell -Involvement -Role in campaign -"Players" -Colson -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Samuel L. Devine -First Family -Public appearances
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.)
Harry D. Steward -Legal action -Nature -Possible dismissal Peter G. Peterson -Interest in job -Public appearances -The President’s view -Quality of life programs -Change of positions -Productivity Council -Radio program -Shultz -Previous meetings -Events -Peterson speech -Michael P, Balzano, Jr. -Colson's protege -Italian background -Belief in work ethic -Compared with the President’s background -Peterson's ideas -Minority business enterprise -Value -Political uses -Blacks -Maurice H. Stans -Speeches -Peterson’s possible contribution -Stans -Political efforts -Inner cities program -Drawbacks -Erhlichman’s forthcoming meeting with George W. Romney Vietnam -Romney's speech -The President’s view
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) Minorities -Blacks -White House staff -Programs -Press response -Integration -President’s position -Credit to administration -Criticism Hugh Scott -Age Churchill -Age -Prime Minister -Second term -Activities -Early career -Travel
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Jennie by George F. Kennan -Jennie (Jerome) Churchill -The President’s view -British politics -Marriage -Age factor
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) Burns -Preference for Federal Reserve Board position -Age Republican leaders -Norris Cotton -Meeting -Alertness Richard G. Kleindienst -Confirmation hearings -Samuel J. Ervin, Jr.’s position -Peter M. Flanigan's testimony -Ehrlichman's testimony -White House staff testimony -James O. Eastland -Proposal -Conversation with Michael J. Mansfield -John N. Mitchell -Cancellation until after elections -Kleindienst as Acting Attorney General -Problems -Indictment -Political issue -Mitchell's opinion -Options -Withdrawal of nomination -Flanigan's testimony -Substitute candidate -Kleindienst as Deputy Attorney General -Lewis F. Powell -Ehrlichman -MacGregor -Problems -Caspar W. Weinberger -Robert H. Bork -Charles A. Wright -Elliot L. Richardson -Political future -Capabilities -Loyalty
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Weinberger -Confirmation chances -Advantages -Court appointment -Desire for job -Jewish background -Conservatism -Busing -Standing on Capitol Hill and with American Bar Association [ABA] -Deputy Attorney General post -Retention -Confirmation -Withdrawal -Edward M. Kennedy and Ervin Henry A. Kissinger entered at 12:41 pm. US-Soviet relations -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Butz -Visit to Moscow -Meeting with Leonid I. Brezhnev -Remarks -Vietnam bombing -Brezhnev’s reaction -The President's trip to Soviet Union -Brezhnev -Stay in Kremlin -Airplane Vietnam -B-52 strikes -Inaccurate target charts -Targets -Railways -Binh -Reaction of North Vietnam -Airfields -Weather -Military Region One
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Air cavalry -Photograph on Washington Post -Violation of orders -South Vietnam -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] reports on performance -John F. Hollingsworth -Americans in battle zones -Pictures -Restrictions -Gen. John W. Vogt and Haig -The President's orders -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Walt W. Rostow -North Vietnamese offensive -Stakes for US -Negotiations -B-52 strikes -Targets -The President's orders -Concerns -Civilian casualties -US response -Congressional support -PRC -Intensity of bombings -Connally’s view -Possible impact on negotiations -Air strikes -Weather -Naval gunfire -Destroyers -Number -Cruisers -Intensity -Impact -Dong Hoi -President’s previous experience in World War II -Accuracy -Air strikes -Ehrlichman's experience in World War II
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Inaccuracies Kissinger's schedule -Meeting with Dobrynin -Time -Meeting with PRC representatives -Departure The President's Canadian speech -Kissinger's review -Soviets -Dobrynin -Summit -PRC Vietnam -Negotiations -French appeal -State Department -Talks with North Vietnam -H. Ross Perot -Detente -The President's Canadian speech -Soviets -Timing -Future statements -Scott's remarks -Soviets -Troop withdrawals -The President's forthcoming announcement -North Vietnamese offensive -Failure -Kissinger’s view -Air strikes -Naval power -Kissinger's call to the President -President’s trip to Camp David -Air strikes -B-52s -Airfields -Safety of crews
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Abrams -Navigation -Targets -Civilian casualties -Blockade -The President’s view -Implementation -Kissinger’s view -Public opinion Kissinger left at 12:55 pm. International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Kleindienst -Confirmation -Problems -Retention in office -Mitchell's opinion -Hearings -Cancellation -Eastland -Mansfield's agreement -Votes -Robert C. Byrd -San Diego convention site controversy -Flanigan's testimony -Kissinger's testimony -Alger Hiss case precedent -Flanigan's testimony -Precedents in other cases -Ehrlichman's recommendation -Judiciary Committee -Eastland -Loss of control -Withdrawal of nomination -Justification -ITT hearings -Colson and MacGregor -San Diego -C. Arnholt Smith -Investigations
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Kennedy's subcommittee -Charges of harassment -Investigations -San Diego -Henry E. Petersen -C. Arnholt Smith -Post as acting Attorney General -Political problems -Mental reservations -Impact on performance -Indictment against Kleindienst -Substitute -Weinberger -Acting appointment -Busing problem -Benefits -Confirmation chances -Background -MacGregor and Colson An unknown person entered after 12:55 pm and left before 1:15 pm. -Executive Committee -MacGregor's report -Number of votes -Executive privilege -Ervin's attacks -Use of leverage -Confirmation -Mitchell's opinion -MacGregor's recommendation -Withdrawal -Support for Weinberger -Candidates -Loyalty -Weinberger -Desire for court seat -San Francisco -Jane (Dalton) Weinberger -Compared with Martha Mitchell -The President’s view
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -James T. Lynn -Age -Record -Weinberger -Compared with Lynn -Experience -Federal Trade Commission [FTC] and California posts -[Forename unknown] Hillums [sp?] -Herbert W. Kalmbach -Confirmation -Failure -Losses to administration -Problems -Indictment -Colson and MacGregor -Eastland -Post as acting Attorney General -Candidates -Weinberger -Eastland's objections -Confirmation -Democratic attacks -ITT -Clement F. Haynsworth and G. Harrold Carswell -Withdrawal -Losses to administration -Vietnam -Discussion with Mitchell -Weinberger -Willingness to take position -Mitchell's opposition -Loyalty to the Administration -The President’s view -Jewish vote -Mitchell’s view -Ronald W. Reagan's support -Supreme Court -Jews -Northern California support -Jewish background -Compared with Barry M. Goldwater
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Jewish identification -Cyril Magnin -Appearance compared with Goldwater -Competence -Relations with Kleindienst -Alternative appointment -Chances of confirmation -Withdrawal -Statement -Attacks on critics -Separation of powers -Importance of issues -Busing -Ervin -Mitchell -Eastland's investigation of Department of Justice [DOJ] -Antitrust cases -Kennedy's subcommittee -Confirmation -Ehrlichman -Dwight D. Eisenhower -Losses -Claire Boothe Luce -Lewis L. Strauss -Consequences -Timing -Soviet summit -Vietnam War -Democratic convention -Food prices -Kleindienst -Mitchell -Meeting with the President The President's schedule -Trip to Camp David -Jews and blacks -Taft Schreiber -Herbert G. Stein -Council of Economic Advisors [CEA] -Meeting with the President
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Connally -Time -Youth group -Departure for Camp David -Return to Washington -Meeting -Time ITT case -Public understanding -Press questions -Charges -White House dismissals for wrongdoing -Number -Integrity -Charges of wrongdoing -Ehrlichman's investigation -Press queries -Meet the Press -Political wrongdoing -Democrats -New Jersey -Cornelius E. Gallagher -Convictions -1968 election Unemployment -California figures -Increase in employment -Decrease in unemployment -Quarters -Current levels -Labor market -Fluctuations -Employment figures -Meat prices -Permanently unemployed -Lay-offs -Register for jobs
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) Vietnam -Talking points for leaders meeting -Haig -Location H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 12:55 and 1:15 pm. [Conversation No. 707-10B] Request for a call to Ronald L. Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] Connally -Speech to National Association of Broadcasters -William F. (“Billy”) Graham remarks -News summary -Phrase -Bearing Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -The President’s view -Knowledge -Foreign and domestic policies -Patriotism -Knowledge of foreign policy -The President’s view -Agnew’s questions in a previous National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Agnew’s NSC liaison -Air strikes -North Vietnamese -US control of air -Control of sea -Compared with Edmund S. Muskie -Public demeanor Kleindienst -Handling -Mitchell -Confirmation
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Withdrawal -Timing -Ervin and Byrd -Vote in committee Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 1:15 pm. The President's Canadian speech -Seventh draft -Clearance -Butterfield’s opinion -Haig and Kissinger -Circulation -Haig -Kissinger -Review -The President’s view Butterfield left at 1:17 pm. Kleindienst confirmation -Withdrawal of name -Timing -The President's Canadian trip Anne Mansfield -The President's previous call -The President’s view -Marriage Vietnam -The President's conversation with Kissinger -Haig's trip -Negotiations -The President's radio talk -Timing The President's forthcoming Soviet trip Mitchell
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 707-10 (cont.) -Meeting with the President Ehrlichman left at 1:34 pm. Rose Mary Woods -Camp David -Schedule Vietnam -Negotiations -William P. Rogers -Kissinger -Timing The President's meeting with Republican leaders -Briefings -Ehrlichman -Shultz, Stein and Richardson -Kissinger -Length -Wordiness Vietnam -Rogers -Actions -The President’s view The President's schedule -Meeting with Mitchell -Location The President and Haldeman left at 1:40 pm.
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 707-11 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 2:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's Canadian speech draft -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Henry A. Kissinger's review -Time -The President's review -Time Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:47 pm.
Conversation No. 707-12 Date: April 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:40 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons met. [Unintelligible] The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.