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Date: 
Apr 13, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Conversation No. 708-1 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:05 pm and 4:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Briefcases White House Conference on Youth report -Executive branch response -Release Autographs -Forthcoming meeting -Schedule Rayburn D. Hanzlik -Robert H. Finch Bull left at an unknown time before 4:10 pm.
Conversation No. 708-2 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:10 pm - unknown before 4:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Michael A. Dively, Christiane Garcia, Alan Cameron, Stephen Hess, Kenneth R. Cole, Jr., Rayburn D. Hanzlik, Howard A. Cohen and Stephen B. Bull; members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings and introductions -Hanzlik -Garcia -Cameron -Age Photographs
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-2 (cont.) -Arrangements [General conversation] Movie Photographs -Individual conferees Presidential gifts -Gold pens -Congressmen Bull left at an unknown time before 4:27 pm. The President's trip to Canada Hess Conference report An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 4:10 pm. -Delivery somewhere The unknown man left at an unknown time before 4:27 pm. -Concern for young people -Recommendations -Responses -Hess -Officers of conference -Budget of conference -Breakdown of expenditures -Grants -Priority topics -University of Michigan -Recommendations -Memorandum -Unknown governor's report -Republican platform
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-2 (cont.) -Presentation to committee -The President's membership in 1948 -Publicity value -TV coverage -John J. Rhodes -Democratic platform -Richard E. Neustadt -Equal time Garcia -Plans for future -College -Birthplace -Home state Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Birthplace Cameron -Job -Background -Military service Army -All-volunteer -Draft Political conventions -Value -Friendship -Dialogue White House conference reports -White House library and Library of Congress -Number -Value -Youth report -Grants -Platform committees -Publicity
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-2 (cont.) Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:10 pm. The President's schedule White House Conference on Youth -Conferees -Future trips to People's Republic of China [PRC] Dwarf tree -Age -PRC White House Conference on Youth -Conferees -Age White House staff -Cole -Age -Winston S. Churchill Miami and San Diego conventions Dively et al., left at 4:27 pm; Bull remained. Photograph -Conference on Youth report The President's meeting with Hess -Gifts -Hess's children Bull left at an unknown time before 4:28 pm.
Conversation No. 708-3 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:28 pm - 4:31 pm Location: Oval Office
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
The President met with Stephen Hess, Elena (Shayne) Hess, Charles P. Hess, James R. Hess and Kenneth R. Cole, Jr; Stephen B. Bull and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings Photographs -Family -Arrangements Presidential gifts -Apollo viewer -Money clip -Compact Biography of the President -Charles P. Hess -Age Hess children -Favorite school subjects -The President Dwarf tree -People's Republic of China [PRC] -Age -Size Travel -Future -PRC, the Moon and the Soviet Union -Value -Age factor -Money Hess children -Sidwell Friends School -School subjects -The President's daughters Hess et al left at 4:31 pm.
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-3 (cont.)
Conversation No. 708-4 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Meeting with Frank DeMarco, Jr. and John W. Dean III -Purpose Briefcase Bull left at 4:31 pm.
Conversation No. 708-5 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:31 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with an unknown person. Meeting with unknown person
Conversation No. 708-6 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:31 pm - 4:34 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Frank DeMarco, Jr. and John W. Dean, III.
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 2m 5s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 *****************************************************************
DeMarco and Dean left at 4:34 pm.
Conversation No. 708-7 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:34 pm and 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President rehearsed French portions of a speech for his Canadian trip. Speech -Rehearsal in French
Conversation No. 708-8 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:34 pm and 4:37 pm Location: Oval Office The President resumed rehearsing French portions of a speech for his Canadian trip. Speech
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
-Rehearsal in French -The President's greetings upon his arrival in Ottawa
Conversation No. 708-9 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:37 pm - 4:46 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President's Canadian speech -Draft -Typing -Airplane -Changes -Place -Press copy -Deletion -The President's meeting with Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Instruction in French language The President's trip o Canada -Dinner -Attire -Scheduling Weather Henry A. Kissinger entered at 4:38 pm. The President's trip to Canada -Speech -Kissinger's review -Deletion -Draft -Press copy
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-9 (cont.) Woods left at 4:40 pm. Vietnam -George H. Mahon -John C. Stennis -Briefing -F. Edward Hebert -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Speech -Press -Call from Kissinger -US policies -Public support -Kissinger's briefing -Mahon -Support for US policies -Haiphong -Air strikes -Petroleum, oil, lubricants [POL] dumps -Timing -Current plans -People's Republic of China [PRC] and Soviet Union -Necessity -Lyndon B. Johnson and W[illiam] Averell Harriman -Effectiveness -Cambodia operation -Melvin R. Laird -Conversation with Kissinger -Laos operation -Effectiveness -North Vietnamese tank losses -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Haiphong -Target -POL dumps -Truck parks -Air strikes -Aircraft -Number -B-52s -Surface to air missile [SAMs]
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-9 (cont.) -Effectiveness -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Casualties -Rate -Comparisons William P. Rogers -Kissinger's call -Schedule -United Nations [UN] Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:40 and 4:46 pm. [Conversation no. 708-9A] [See Conversation no. 22-123] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -Kissinger's call to Hebert -Thanks for support The President's trip to Canada Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:40 and 4:46 pm. [Conversation No. 708-9B] [See Conversation No. 22-124] [End of telephone conversation] The President's Canadian speech -Soviets Rogers Rogers's testimony Kissinger's call from Albert Stein
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-9 (cont.) -US bombing Kissinger left at 4:46 pm.
Conversation No. 708-10 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:46 pm and 4:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Arrival Bull left at an unknown time before 4:47 pm.
Conversation No. 708-11 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:47 pm Location: Oval Office The President rehearsed French portions of a speech for his Canadian speech. Speech -Rehearsal in French
Conversation No. 708-12 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: 4:47 pm - 4:59 pm
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07)
Location: Oval Office The President met with Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters. Walters -Confirmation -Congratulations The President's trip to Canada -Address to Parliament -French portions -Walters's review -Speech draft -Walters's rendition -Pronunciation -The President's rendition -Walters's review -The President's accent -Pronunciation -Arrival speech -The President’s rendition -Pronunciation -Speech draft -Phonetic translation -The President's knowledge of French Rose Mary Woods entered at 4:53 pm. -The President's rendition -Walters's corrections -Speech typewriter -Placement Woods left at 4:55 pm. -Speech draft -The President's rendition -Walters's corrections Walters's new job -Progress
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-12 (cont.)
Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 4:55 pm. Delivery of unknown article Unknown person's location Signing of documents Butterfield left at an unknown time before 4:59 pm. Vietnam -Reports -North Vietnamese movements -The President's conversation with [Forename unknown] Palms -Gen. Haig -H. Ross Perot -North Vietnamese offensive -US actions -Negotiations -People's Republic of China [PRC] Walters's knowledge of Russian language [Unintelligible] Walters left at 4:59 pm.
Conversation No. 708-13 Date: April 13, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:05 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons [Secret Service?] met. *****************************************************************
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 8/07) Conv. No. 708-12 (cont.) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Non-historical] [Duration: 5m 49s ]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 *****************************************************************
The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.