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Date: 
May 16, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 725-1 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 7:55 am and 7:57 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. A meeting
Conversation No. 725-2 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 7:57 am- 8:03 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Time -Charles W. Colson Secret Service protection -Level Presidential candidates -Editorial in New York Times President's schedule -Meeting public -Reason -Location -Treasury Department -Handshaking with White House tourists -Meeting in John B. Connally's office -Mexico-US Interparliamentary Conference -Michael J. Mansfield -The President’s view -Allen J. Ellender -Forthcoming film -Audience
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-Herb G. Klein -Emil Mosbacher -William P. Rogers -Henry A. Kissinger
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President's schedule -Meeting with John D. Ehrlichman and Colson -Meeting with Kissinger Haldeman left at 8:03 am.
Conversation No. 725-3 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. Soviet Union -Unknown woman's trip -President's trip George C. Wallace -The President’s view William P. Rogers
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Hand-delivered packet -Urgency -Cabinet meeting -Destination -State Department The unknown woman left.
Conversation No. 725-4 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: Oval Office The President dictated a memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Memorandum concerning meeting with Donald McI. Kendall -Soviet trade -Peter G. Peterson -Peter M. Flanigan -Maurice H. Stans -Knowledge of negotiations compared with Peterson and Flanigan -The President’s view -Job -Peterson -White House staff -Credit for negotiations -Peterson -Stans -Flanigan -Briefing on Soviet trip -Peterson and Flanigan -Stans -Instructions for Haldeman -Peterson -Flanigan -Henry A. Kissinger -Memorandum copy -Recognition of Stans
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Conversation No. 725-5 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-137]
Conversation No. 725-6 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:11 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Marjorie P. Acker. Dr. William M. Lukash -Meeting with President -Possible location -George C. Wallace -Phone call to President -Identified Acker left.
Conversation No. 725-7 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:03 am and 8:12 am Location: Oval Office The White House operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 24-138] The President talked with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[See Conversation No. 24-139]
Conversation No. 725-8 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown after 8:12 am and unknown before 8:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Marjorie P. Acker. Memorandum to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Rose Mary Woods -Schedule -Location
Acker left.
Conversation No. 725-9 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:12 am and 8:14 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Marjorie P. Acker. Dr. William M. Lukash -Location Acker left.
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Conversation No. 725-10 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 8:14 am- 8:43 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Parallel to Vietnam War -Arthur H. Bremer -Political affiliation -Young Democrats -Wisconsin -The President’s view Vietnam -Opposition -Eugene J. McCarthy's comments -Wallace -Hubert H. Humphrey's comments -George S. McGovern's comments -Comments about Lyndon B. Johnson's comments -Vietnamese casualties -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr. -Military action -Hue -Press coverage -Washington Post -New York Times -Bastogne area -Captured ammunition dump -North Vietnamese casualties -Fire support base Nancy -Air cavalry team -Location -Damage -Military Region II -Damage -Statistics
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Tube-loaded, optically-tracked, wire-guided weapons [TOWs] -Effect on tanks -Haig’s previous experience with tanks -An Loc -Troop movements -Damage -Air strikes -Level -Hanoi -Railroads
The President talked with Dr. William M. Lukash between 8:19 and 8:25 am. [Conversation No. 725-10A]
[See Conversation No. 24-140] [End of telephone conversation] Vietnam -President's previous speech on the blockade -Psychological effect -South Vietnamese -North Vietnamese -Soviets -Effect on Soviet summit -US leadership -Effect on People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Boeing trip -Reception -Effect on North Vietnamese military actions -Press coverage -Characterization of President -Soviet actions -Czechoslovakia -Hungary -Timing -Public opinion -Washington, DC -Blacks -Louis P. Harris Poll
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Results -Possible change -Press coverage -Prisoners of War [POW] wives -Saratoga -Squadrons from Thailand -New carrier -Anti-submarine warfare [ASW] -Squadrons -Delay -Air strikes in North Vietnam -Hanoi -Vankari[sp?] Pass -Damage -Petroleum, oil and lubricants [POL] -Trucks -Missile sites -Predicted effect -Peace negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger -Note from Aanatoliy F. Dobrynin -Activity in Paris -Plenary session -US actions -Effect on Soviets -Soviet summit -Previous North Vietnam position -Military action -Intensity -Effect -Targets -Power plants -President's interest -Anthony Lewis -Kissinger's statements to President -The President’s view -Duong Ha -Location of main Hanoi plant -Location of previous targets -Haiphong -Anti-aircraft control center -Effect -Compared to Colorado Springs
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Peace negotiations -Timing -Moscow trip -William J. Porter -Schedule -Haig’s view -Instructions -US proposal -Finality -POWs -Cease-fire -Timing -President's previous speech on the blockade -Richard M. Helms's position -National Security Council [NSC] meeting -Laird's position -William P. Rogers's position -Necessity -Press coverage -Time -Life -Newsweek -Senate action -South Vietnam morale -Haig's opinion -Compared with 1968 situation -Nature of warfare -Cambodia -Sealanes -Railroad and POL targets -Haig's opinion -Use of B-52s -Kissinger's opinion -Locations -South -Kontum area -North -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Previous US military actions -Cambodia -Laos -Effect -Current US military actions
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Effect -Soviet Union -PRC -North Vietnam -South Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu -Commanders -Cambodia -Lon Nol -North Vietnamese withdrawal -Political situation -Laos -Enemy positions -Peace settlement -Compared to World War II -Effect of US-Soviet Union and US-PRC relations -South Vietnam -Cambodia -Laos -Morale -Tanks -Locations -Central Highlands -III corps -World War I analogy -Battle of Cambrai -Unknown book -Abrams -Location -Numbers -Instructions to Abrams -Winston S. Churchill -Volume II of memoirs -Appendix: Tanks -Location -Number -The President’s view -Promotion -Laird Haig left at 8:43 am
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 725-11 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 8:43 am - 9:47 am Location: Oval Office H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman met with Charles W. Colson. President's instructions to Gen. Creighton W. Abrams -Haldeman’s view Winston S. Churchill -Memoirs -Page numbers John D. Ehrlichman entered at 8:44 am. Memorandum for President's files -Ronald L. Ziegler's position -Subject -Purpose -Colson The President entered at an unknown time after 8:44 am. The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:44 am and 9:47 am. [Conversation No. 725-11A] Call to Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. The President talked with Haig. Vietnam -Necessity of effort -Military compared with bureaucracy -Message for Abrams -Nguyen Van Thieu -Military promotions -The President’s view -The President’s military experience
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) [End of telephone conversation] Government -White House staff compared with bureaucracy -Fear of failure George C. Wallace -Condition -President's previous call to Dr. William M. Lukash -Possible visit by President -Calls from President -Cornelia Wallace -Wallace's brother -Dr. Lukash -Conversations with President -Times -Offer of Presidential suite and US Navy doctors -Prime Minister of Chad -Prognosis for recovery -Bullet location -Duration -Likelihood
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-Franklin D.Roosevelt -Performance as President -Warm Springs trips -The President’s 1969 trip to California -Comparison with [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson Modern presidency
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Airplanes -Budgets -Vacations -Roosevelt era Ehrlichman -Nature of work -Work with left-wingers -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Abortion bill -Forest Hills housing bill -Busing moratorium bill
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Wallace -Assassination attempt -Wounded Secret Service agent -Operation -Family -Georgia detail -Flowers from President -Custom -Memorandum -Effect on President's protection -Intent of left-wingers -Arthur H. Bremer -Political affiliations -Story by Associated Press [AP] -Wire reports -United Press International [UPI] report -Washington Post report
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Black Panther -Wallace -Motivation -Ehrlichmans’ view -Investigation -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Secret Service -The President’s view Secret Service -Personnel changes -George P. Shultz's opinion -James J. Rowley -Robert H. Taylor -The President’s view -William L. Duncan -Reason President's personnel theories -Supreme Court Justices -Richard G. Kleindienst -Peter M. Flanigan -Need to make effort -Consequences Bremer -Background Secret Service -Inspection of Bremer's apartment -Illegality -Effect on conviction -Failure to get warrant -Reason -Contrasted with FBI and Bremer's car -Mistakes Wallace -Assassination attempt -Investigation -FBI direction -L.[ouis] Patrick Gray, III -Work
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Ehrlichman’s view -Compared with J. Edgar Hoover Gun control -National Rifle Association [NRA] -Rifles and shotguns -Revolvers -Danger -Hand-gun legislation -NRA -The President’s view -Gun owners -Solution to problem -Criminals -Number of gun owners -President's position -Lobby -Senior staff discussion -Publicity -The President’s instruction -President's previous campaign position -Publicity --Egil (”Bud”) Krogh, Jr. -Saturday-night specials -Concealed weapons -Transportation of handguns -Concealed weapon legislation -Penalty -Robert F. Kennedy assassination -Sirhan Sirhan -John F. Kennedy -Mail-order gun used
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Violence -Possible editorial or AP story -Effect of North Vietnam mining -Effect of Vietnam War -Effect of World War II -Criminal tendencies -Shooting of Wallace -Bremer -Motives -Ehrlichman’s view -Effect on Wallace's candidacy -Mrs. Wallace and staff -Motives -Effect on administration -Gun legislation -Necessity of speedy action -Announcement -Time -Penalties -Weapons defined -Saturday-night specials
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
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Vietnam -Previous briefing by Haig -Trend of war -Activity in North Vietnam -An Loc -Kontum -Hue -Effect of military blockade and bombing -Psychological -South Vietnam -US forces -In Vietnam -Worldwide -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II's report -Sally Inge's report -Haig's son's [Brian Haig’s] report -US -Prospects for victory -North Vietnam -Supply lines -Cambodia -Laos -Sealanes -US bombing -Petroleum, oil, and lubircants [POL] -Press coverage -Characterization of President -Henry A. Kissinger's role -William P. Rogers's role -Melvin R. Laird's role
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -John B. Connally's role -Spiro T. Agnew's role -Tone -Weekly news magazines -Time -Newsweek -New York Times -Psychological effect of blockade and mining -Importance -Previous press coverage -Effect of Wallace assassination -Firebase Bastogne -South Vietnam movement and morale -Blockade and mining -Risk -President's memorandum -Compared with opening to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -President's leadership -President's image -PRC opening -Louis P. Harris -Described -Publicity White House protesters -Arrests -Quakers -Charges -Hippies -Publicity -Colsons’ view -The President’s view -Quakers -The President’s view -President's mother and grandmother Wallace -Assassination attempt -Bremer -Preliminary FBI report -Characterized by family -Political affiliations -Young Democrats
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Report from Theodore Bremer -Shooting ability -Previous arrest -Compared with Lee Harvey Oswald’s shooting ability -Ehrlichman's meeting with Secret Service and FBI -Information on background -Robert Kennedy case comparison -Importance -Possibility of prejudicing trial -Story from Kenneth W. Clawson -Time released -Appearance in newspaper -Political affiliation -Washington Post story -UPI story -Political affiliation -Young Democrats -Need to release information -Clawson's problems -Instructions from Clawson -Washington Post -FBI -Investigation -Gray -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case -Influence on public opinion -President's congressional experience -Ronald L. Ziegler -Previous jobs -Source of funds for assassination attempt -White House media campaign -The President’s orders -Effect on trial -Lt. William L. Calley, Jr. case comparison -Need -Compared with other programs -Revenue-sharing -Welfare reform -Health reform -Transportation ("Transpo") -William Proxmire's comparison with Little Big Horn -John A. Volpe -White House media campaign on Arthur Bremer
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Work with agencies -FBI -Gray -Colson's office -Pressure -Richard G. Kleindienst -The President’s view -Gray -The President’s view -The President’s relationship with Kleindienst and Gray -White House handling -FBI -Secret Service -Rowley -Possible firing -Shultz’s role -Taylor -The President’s view -Leadership -Rowley -Thomas J. Kelley -Glenn Hill -Haldeman’s view -William L. Duncan -The President’s view -Compared with Gray -Background -Work habits -Hoover -Needs -Compared with FBI -Compared with past -Presidential protective detail -President's opinions -Haldeman’s view
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 10 ********************************************************************** -Haldeman’s view -The President's view Nixon family's protection -Tricia Nixon Cox's appearance -Testimonial for Agnew -Date -Julie Nixon's Eisenhower's schedule -Public appearances -Restriction -Duration -President's walk to Treasury Department -Purpose -New York Times story -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -Location -Philadelphia trip -Public appearances -Date -Women's Republican meeting -Concerns -President's appearances -Walk to Treasury Department -Necessity -Protection -Soviet trip -Protection level -Ziegler announcement -Public concerns Wallace -Protection
22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Offer to Edward M. Kennedy -President's press briefing -President's call to hospital -Wallace's condition -Secret Service agent's condition -Secret Service protection -President's comments on Wallace's condition -Mrs. Wallace's comments -Doctor's comments -Haldeman’s view -Content of future comments -President's offer of Bethesda Naval Hospital services -Secret Service agent's condition -Secret Service protection -Ehrlichman’s view -Alabama policeman's condition -Appreciation for work of law enforcement officers -Wounded Secret Service agent -Location of mother and wife Vietnam -President's previous speech on the blockade -West Point response -[Brian Haig's] report -Morale -Adm. Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. -The President’s view -David Eisenhower's report The President’s schedule -Cabinet meeting -The President’s forthcoming comments Colson's office -Clawson -Herbert G. Klein -Use Haldeman, Colson and Ehrlichman left at 9:47 am.
Conversation No. 725-12
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 9:47 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-141] [End of telephone conversation] Stephen B. Bull entered at 9:47 am. President's conversation with the White House operator -Call to Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with President Bull left.
Conversation No. 725-13 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 9:48 am - 9:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam -President's previous speech on the blockade -West Point -Haig's son's [Brian Haig’s] report -President's retelling to H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -[Dwight] David Eisenhower II's report -USS Albany -West Point -Response -Duration -Reasons President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Henry A. Kissinger
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Haig left.
Conversation No. 725-14 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:52 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Instructions for Haldeman -Call to William P. Rogers -John B. Connally's resignation -Announcement at Cabinet meeting -Rogers's comments President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Department -Time
Conversation No. 725-15 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 am and 9:56 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-142]
Conversation No. 725-16 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:50 and 9:57 a.m. Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield and Stephen B. Bull.
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Material for President's attention -Rose Mary Woods -President's trip to Moscow -Routine paperwork Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr’s. schedule -Meeting with President Charles W. Colson's schedule William P. Rogers's schedule H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman talked with the President between 9:56 and 9:57 am. [Conversation No. 725-16A] [See Conversation No. 24-143] Butterfield and Bull left at an unknown time before 9:57 am.
Conversation No. 725-17 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Between 9:57 am and 9:59 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Charles G. ("Bebe") Rebozo. [See Conversation 24-144]
Conversation No. 725-18 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:59 am and 10:00 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator.
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[See Conversation No. 24-145]
Conversation No. 725-19 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:00 am and 10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Mrs. Nixon. [See Conversation No. 24-146; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation.] The President talked with Walter R. Tkach at an unknown time. The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon.
Conversation No. 725-20 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:11 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 24-147]
Conversation No. 725-21 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Between 10:11 am and 10:12 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon. [See Conversation No. 24-148; one item has been withdrawn from
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) the conversation.]
Conversation No. 725-22 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:12 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. President's schedule -Mexican delegation -Handshaking -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Greetings -Time President's picture -Age -Mexican-Americans Butterfield left.
Conversation No. 725-23 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:12 am and 10:23 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. President's schedule -Meeting with Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left.
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conversation No. 725-24 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 10:23 am - 10:52 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Ziegler's location -Talk with James J. Kilpatrick -Soviet trip Soviet trip -Richard Wilson -Ralph deToledano -Funds -Victor Lasky -Hobart D. (“Hobe”) Lewis -Call from Ziegler -President's instructions -deToledano and Lasky -The President’s view -Reader's Digest -Seeds of Treason -Alger Hiss case -Excerpted in Reader's Digest -Lewis -Call from Ziegler -deToledano and Lasky -President's confidence -Knowledge President's schedule -John B. Connally -Resignation -Announcement -President's statement on George C. Wallace -President's previous statement -Connally, George P. Shultz, Caspar W. Weinberger -Location -President's statement on Wallace -Dr. William M. Lukash
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Dr. Walter R. Tkach -Wallace's condition -Dr. Tkach -Talk with Mrs. Wallace -Wallace's future location -Alabama -Walter Reed Hospital -Dr. Tkach -President's offer of services -Dr. Tkach -Position -Walter Reed compared with Bethesda Hospital -President's offer of services -Plane to Alabama -Conally's appearance -President's statement on Wallace Wallace -Assassination attempt -President's previous statement -Tone -Coverage -President's appearance -Comparison with Hubert H. Humphrey and George S. McGovern statements -President's tone -New York Times editorial
President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Department -Connally -Shultz -Meeting -Handshaking with White House tourists -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Impression conveyed -Secret Service -Public concern about safety -The President’s view -Calls to Ziegler -Need for balance -Press concerns
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Helen Thomas -News coverage The President talked with Haldeman at an unknown time between 10:23 and 10:30 am. [Conversation No. 725-24A] Haldeman -Meeting with Ziegler [End of telephone conversation] President's schedule -Public concern about safety -A reception (Blue Room?) -Persons present Haldeman entered at 10:30 am. -Walk to Treasury Department -Impression conveyed -Connally -Shultz -Pace -Picture with crowd -Public concern for the Presidents -Public impression of safety -New York Times editorial -Television appearances -President's opinion -Walk to Treasury Department -Connally -Shultz -Meeting White House tourists -Announcement -Timing -Duration -Meeting with Bangladesh diplomats -Time -Cabinet meeting -Time -Walk to Treasury Department
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Time -Press briefing -Connally -Questions -Timing of resignation -Questions -Support for Democratic presidential candidate -The President’s view -Soviet trip -Press arrangements -Time -Consultation with Henry A. Kissinger -Consultation with Constance M. (Cornell) (“Connie”) Stuart -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's plans -Consequences of delay -Press list -Approval -Schedule -Camp David -Arrival day -Departure day -Purpose -Henry A. Kissinger's briefing books -Peter G. Peterson -President's Sunday reading -Duration -Normal Sunday activities ********************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 1m 3s ]
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Wallace -Assassination attempt -President's previous statement
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Ziegler's evaluation -Television -Compared with McGovern -Compared with Humphrey -Tone -Calls to Ziegler -News coverage -Tone -Appearance -Appropriateness -Mrs. Nixon's appearance White House redecoration -Blue Room -Calls to Mrs. Nixon -Evaluations -Washington Post -The President’s view -Mrs. Nixon's response -New York Times -Furniture arrangement -Wallpaper -Colors -Other rooms to be redecorated -Red Room -Green Room -State Dining Room -East Room -Delay -State Dining Room -Needs -Improvements -Oval Office -Response of visitors, President Vietnam -Change in past week -Kissinger -Position -The President’s view -Lot's wife -Soviet summit -Change in morale
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -The President’s view -American people -West Point -USS Albany -Compared with American students on college campuses -The President’s view -Demonstrations -North Vietnam -Effect of blockade -Cutoff of Cambodia -Comparison to 1968 -Cutoff of sealanes -Effect of bombing -Bridges -Oil dumps -A bridge -News photograph -Kontum Bridge -Weaponry needed -South Vietnam -Troops -Morale -Evalutated -Press coverage -Washington Post -Washington Star -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II [?] -Washington Post -Comments on Firebase Bastogne capture -Martin Z. "Agronsky and Company" show -Effect on Soviet summit -Participants Soviet summit -Press corps -Peter Lisagor -deToledano -Lasky -Kilpatrick -George Healy -Talk with Ziegler -Friendly press
34 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Frank van der Linden -Call from Ziegler -Texas representation -Robert Baskin -Dallas Morning News -Margaret Mayer -Dallas Times Herald -President's instructions -Columbus, Ohio representation -Television -George Putnam -The President’s view -G. Duncan Bauman -Putnam -Problems -Compared to William F. Buckley, Jr. and PRC trip -Bauman -St. Louis Globe-Democrat -John F. Osborne -Discussions -The President’s view -Hugh S. Sidey -Discussions -Osborne -Sidey -Comments to Ziegler about People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip -Number in press corps -Number of press going to Soviet Union -Sidey -The President’s view -Opinion of John F. Kennedy -Lisagor -Earl Mazo
35 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
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-Freelance work on previous trip to Moscow President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Ziegler left at 10:48 am. -Shultz -Duration -Protection
Trade matters -President's meeting with Donald Mc. I. Kendall -President's memorandum -Maurice H. Stans -Meeting with Peter G. Peterson and Peter M. Flanigan on Soviet trade -Kendall's report -Peterson -The President’s view -Kissinger -Compared to Flanigan -The President’s view -Flanigan -The President’s view
36 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -President's Soviet trip -Peterson and Flanigan -Kissinger -Knowledge of economics -Economic negotiations -Flanigan -Joint Economic Commission -Purpose -Credits -Duration -Consumables -Kissinger's position -Peterson's role -Guidance from Stans -Guidance from Kissinger -Kissinger's role -Peterson -Connally -Economic advisors Blue Room redecoration -Call to Mrs. Nixon -Rose Mary Woods -Nellie L. Yates -Stephen B. Bull -Reviews
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Conversation No. 725-25 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:52 am and 10:55 am. Location: Oval Office The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Meeting with President
Conversation No. 725-26 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 10:55 am - 11:03 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam -Doves -Kissinger's previous meeting -Support for President -Congressional action -Funds cutoff -Timing -President's Soviet trip -Effect -Kissinger's points -Doves' position -Partnership -Resolution of support for President -North Vietnam -President's meeting with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Plenary sessions -Peace negotiations -Conditions -President's offer -Conditions -Seven points
38 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -US conditions -Prisoners of War [POW] return -Cease-fire -Plenary sessions -Advantages and disadvantages John B. Connally -Trip to Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia -Purposes -Time -Other countries to visit -Peru -Appointment to President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB] -Resignation as Secretary of Treasury -Announcement -Time -Reasons -Replacements -George P. Shultz -Caspar W. Weinberger
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-Resignation -Kissinger's knowledge -Tenure -January expiration -Monetary and economic policy work -Reluctance to take positions -Delay -Length
39 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Compared with Shultz -Kissinger’s view -Compared with Shultz -Resignation -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Possible trip to Africa -Appointment to PFIAB -Previous week's activity Kissinger's schedule -Cabinet meeting -Connally's resignation -Announcement -Press announcement The President and Kissinger left at 11:03 am. Conversation No. 725-39 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Servie agents] met. The President’s location -Cabinet Room The agents left at an unknown time before 11:30 am. Conversation No. 725-40 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:03 am and 11:30 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people met. Oval Office tour -Furnishings -Flowers Tour
40 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Itinerary -Cabinet Room -Executive Office Building The unknown people left at an unknown time before 11:30 am.
Conversation No. 725-27 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 11:30 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. President's schedule -Meeting with John B. Connally Haldeman left.
Conversation No. 725-28 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 11:31 am - 11:35 am Location: Oval Office The President met with John B. Connally. Connally -Cabinet meeting -Comments -President's appreciation -Trip to Latin America -President's discussion with Henry A. Kissinger -Colombia -Brazil -Argentina -Peru -Reasons -Chile -Size
41 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Connally's role Other trips -Kissinger -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -William P. Rogers -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union Connally -Trip to Latin America -Role -Mexico -Timing with President's Soviet trip President's schedule -Announcement of Connally's resignation -George P. Shultz -President's statement -Departure -Connally's statement -Questions -Ronald L. Ziegler -Walk to Treasury Department with Connally and Shultz -Meeting with Treasury Department staff -Time -Walk to Treasury Department -Purpose -New York Times editorial -Handshaking with tourists -Secret Service protection George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt The President and Connally left at 11:35 am.
42 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 725-29 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 11:49 am - 11:56 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. Unknown persons -Location An unknown person entered at an unknown after 11:49 am. Food order The unknown person left at an unknown time before 11:56 am. President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Department -John B. Connally -George P. Shultz Haldeman left.
Conversation No. 725-30 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:49 am and 11:57 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. John B. Connally -Resignation as Secretary of Treasury -Press briefing -Duration -Reasons -President's statement -Evaluation -Content -George C. Wallace
43 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -President's offer of services -Connally -Tone -Tenure -December 14, 1971 -January 1972 meeting in San Clemente -Extension -Speculation on reasons -Wallace shooting -Texas election -Wallace shooting Press -The President’s view -White House approach Connally -Resignation -Feelings -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally -Living in Washington, DC -Compared with President's return to California -The President’s view -Haldeman’s view -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's knowledge The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:49 am and 11:54 am. [Conversation No. 725-30A] [See Conversation No. 24-149] [End of telephone conversation] President's Moscow trip President talked with Mrs. Nixon between 11:54 am and 11:55 am. [Conversation No. 725-30B] [See Conversation No. 24-150; one item has been withdrawn from this conversation.]
44 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
[End of telephone conversation] Haldeman left at an unknown time before 11:57 am.
Conversation No. 725-31 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:55 am and 12:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown woman. President's schedule -Meeting with ambassadors -Time -Call to check H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman entered at an unknown time. -Call to delay -Walk to Treasury Department -Idanell B. (“Nellie”) Connally John B. Connally, George P. Shultz, Caspar W. Weinberger and Ronald L.Ziegler entered at 11:57 am. Connally -Resignation as Secretary of Treasury -Press briefing -Title -Work with Shultz -Press briefing -Questions -[Wayne] Connally -Political future -Vice-Presidency -Continued interest -Connally's performance evaluated -President's statement -Connally’s view
45 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Questions -Democratic National convention -Sarah McLendon -Conclusion -Questions -Larry [surname not known] -Frank Cormier -Interviews -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC] -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Vietnam -NBC and ABC -Connally’s view -Bella S. Abzug interview -CBS -Time -Irving R. Levine -ABC -James W. Donley -Conspiracy -Possible interviews -Possibility -Connally’s response -CBS -NBC and ABC President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Department -Greeting tourists -Meeting with Treasury staff -Shultz's first meeting -Office of Management and Budget [OMB] Connally -Resignation as Secretary of Treasury -Reasons -Texas election -George C. Wallace shooting -Repudiation of story -Speculation President's schedule
46 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Meeting with Treasury staff -President's statement -Statements by Connally, Shultz -President's departure -Walk from Treasury to White House The President, Connally, Shultz, Weinberger, Ziegler and Haldeman left at 12:03 pm.
Conversation No. 725-41 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 12:45 pm Location: Oval Office John D. Ehrlichman met with Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Delivery of an unknown item Ziegler left.
Conversation No. 725-32 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 12:46 pm - 12:49 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with John D. Ehrlichman. Gun control legislation -Recommendations on action -John N. Mitchell -Richard G. Kleindienst -The President’s idea -Ehrlichman Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:46 pm.
47 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) [Enayet Karim] -Arrival -Press picture Bull left at an unknown time before 12:49 pm. President's schedule -Walk to Treasury Department -Value -Response of tourists Public opinion -Fear -New York Times -Percentage -Draft dodgers -Courageous -President's actions -Mingling with public -Haiphong actions -Letters of support to John D. Ehrlichman Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:46 pm. Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Samuel Hoskinson -Bangladesh representatives Bull left at an unknown time before 12:49 pm. Arthur G. Linkletter -Trip to People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Possible meeting with President -President's schedule -Meeting with Ehrlichman Ehrlichman left at 12:49 pm.
48 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conversation No. 725-33 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 12:49 - 12:53 p.m. Location: Oval Office The President met with Enayet Karim and Samuel Hoskinson; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.
Greetings [Photograph session] -Arrangements Bangladesh -Establishment of US relations -US cooperation -Humanitarian aid -Suffering -India -Pakistan Pakistan -Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -Time article Bangladesh -Problems -US aid -People -Appreciation to US -Problems -War -Rebuilding -The President’s previous meeting -Mohammed Ali Jinnah -Prime Minister -Hoolamad [?] -Governor - General under Mohammed Ali -Mohammed Ali -Relationship with President
49 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -East Pakistan -The President’s view -Wife -The President’s view -Death -Wife -Party for President -Karachi -The President’s view -President's future meeting with Mujibur Rahman -Good wishes -US aid -State department -White House -Prime Minister -Use of term Karim -Residence in Washington -Setting up an embassy in Washington
Karim and Hoskinson left at 12:53 pm.
Conversation No. 725-34 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 12:54 pm - 1:01 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Toma Granfil and Helmut Sonnenfeldt; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. Greetings [Photograph session] -Josip Broz Tito Gift to President -Film -President and Mrs. Tito
50 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Greetings -The President and Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon Tito -President's trip to Belgrade -Tito's visit to US -Continued relationship -Age -President's age -The President’s view -Message from President for birthday -Instructions for Sonnenfeldt -Timing President's trip to Moscow -Effect on Yugoslovia -Tito's wishes -People’s Republic of China [PRC] visit -Purposes -Improved understanding of other countries -Improved relations with Soviet Union -Improved relations with Yugoslavia -Bilateral agreements -Assurances for Tito -Report to Tito -Report to President of Mexico [Luis Echeverria Alvarez] -Report to Europeans Tito -Report to President -Appreciation of President's previous visit[?] -The President’s view -Concerns -Vietnam -Efforts of non-aligned countries in Paris peace talks -Time to intervene -Nature of talks -Settlement -Possibility -Relations with Soviet Union -Compared with relations with US -Relations with US -The President’s view
51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Granfil’s view -Smallpox -Luncheon for doctors -Gift to President -Thank-you letter from President -US ties with film's production -US Information Agency [USIA] -White House, Washington DC Best wishes -For President -For all countries
The President, Granfil, and Sonnenfeldt left at 1:01 pm.
Conversation No. 725-42 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:01 pm and 4:58 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons [Secret Service] talked. The President’s location -Old Executive Office Building [EOB]
Conversation No. 725-35 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:58 pm and 5:05 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Clark MacGregor; this recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress. Congress -Pressures on delegations -Polls
52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Louis P. Harris poll -Copy from MacGregor to Senators -Results on Haiphong harbor mining -Robert A. Taft, Jr. -Meeting with MacGregor -Final vote -Lowell P. Weicker -Meeting with Henry A. Kissinger -Press reports -White House news summary -Tone -Foreign policy -Ability -Specter of Senate negotiations with Madame Nguyen Thi Binh -Michael J. Mansfield -Proposed U.S. agreement with National Liberation Front [NLF] -North Vietnam takeover of Cambodia, Laos, and South Vietnam -Today's vote -Lack of understanding -Weicker -Frank F. Church amendment vote -Today's vote -Breakdown -Action by President David Hoopes entered at 5:03 pm. President's schedule -Meeting with unknown person(s) -Invitation -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Possible meeting with Senator Robert C. Byrd -Black lung bill -Recommendations on possible veto -MacGregor’s view Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:03 pm. -Ray C. Bliss -Boat trip with John Cardinal Krol
53 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Other -Time Bull left at an unknown time before 5:05 pm. John B. Connally -Resignation as Secretary of Treasury -George P. Shultz George C. Wallace -Shooting -President's actions -Contrasted with Hubert H. Humphrey's actions -Call to Cornelia Wallace -Increased Secret Service protection -Edward M. Kennedy -Shirley Chisholm -Others -Offer of Presidential suite at Bethesda Naval Hospital -Call to Mrs. Wallace -Evaluated -Contrasted with Humphrey -Meeting with doctor Vietnam -President's decision to blockade -The President’s view -Support Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:03 pm. Material for President's signature -Hoopes Vietnam -North Vietnam -Reason for cease-fire proposal MacGregor, Hoopes, and Bull left at 5:05 pm.
54 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 725-36 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 5:05 pm - 5:40 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with John N. Mitchell and Ray C. Bliss; the White House photographer was present. Mitchell Clark MacGregor Bliss -A picture Greetings Photographs -President and Bliss -President and Mitchell -Arrangements Allen J. Ellender -Film on Soviet Union -Viewing by President -Photography -The President’s view
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55 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Increase -Effect on political work -Phone work -Project work -Work for party -Effect on business -Private business -Casualty and life insurance -Guardian Life Insurance Company -Number of employees -Compared to Republican National Committee [RNC] -Business from President's friends -John W. Mulcahy -Robert H. Abplanalp
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Age -Ellender -Josip Broz Tito -President's previous meeting with Toma Granfil -The President’s view Bliss's future -Ambassadorship -Trip as President's representative -Similar trip by John S. D. Eisenhower -Chiang Kai-shek's inauguration -Value -Possible destinations -Delegations -Perquisites
56 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Value -Similar trips by Leonard W. Hall -Commissions -Commerce Department -State Department -A call from an unknown man
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Smoking in Oval Office -Cigarettes -Cigars -Cigarettes -Matches -White House Forthcoming election -Ohio -President's preferred role for Bliss -Work with Mitchell -President's position -Statements to press -Republican convention
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President's walk to Treasury -Mitchell's opinion -President's reasons -New York Times editorial -Television appearances -Show of courage -John B. Connally -Response of tourists -Photographs -Blacks -Washington, DC
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Ellender Gifts from President -New cuff links -Old cuff links
58 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Pen for Ellen Bliss Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:06 pm. -New cuff links -Gift for Mrs. Bliss -Compact -Ashtray -Gifts for office worker -Number of men and women secretaries -Tieclasps -Part-time worker -Number of golfers -Ashtray -Described -Compact -Described -Miniature elephant -New cuff links -Value President's schedule -John Cardinal Krol -Support for President Bliss -Appreciation to President -Proposed trip -Mrs. Bliss -Countries -Europe -People’s Republic of China [PRC] Goodbyes Mitchell, Bliss, and Bull left at 5:40 pm.
59 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conversation No. 725-37 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:40 pm and 5:43 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. Manolo Sanchez -Condition -Call from unknown man -Day
Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:40 pm. President's schedule -Camp David trip -Marjorie P. Acker's schedule -Rose Mary Woods's schedule -Workload -President's preparation for Soviet trip -Acker's workload -Woods -Meeting with John Cardinal Krol -Oval Office meeting -Time before Sequoia cruise -Photograph arrangements -Packet from John B. Connally -Meeting with Krol -Time Bull and the unknown man left at an unknown time before 5:43 pm.
60 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conversation No. 725-38 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: 5:43 - 5:54 p.m. Location: Oval Office The President met with John Cardinal Krol and Stephen B. Bull; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting. President's schedule -Described -Krol's wait [Photograph session] -Location Sequoia cruise -Attendees -William P. Rogers -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Photograph session -Location -Other famous visitors George C. Wallace -Assassination attempt -Condition -Press reports -President's doctor's reports Bull left at an unknown time before 5:54 pm. -Bullet's location -Possible operation -Consequences -Arthur H. Bremer -The President’s view -Political affiliation -Wallace -Hubert H. Humphrey -Young Democrats
61 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Motives -Shooting ability -Shooting scene -Aim -Call to Wallace -Bullet locations -Secret Service agent's wounding Other shootings -James Francis [Cardinal] McIntyre -Krol's lunch with unidentified psychiatrist -Office shooting -Murder of new secretary -Motive -An unknown woman in Philadelphia -Motive -Letter to Krol's office -Psychiatrist's comments -Comparison with McIntyre shooting President's walk to Treasury -Occasion -John B. Connally's resignation -George P. Shultz -Handshaking with White House tourists -Reason -New York Times editorial -Violent society -Television campaigns -President's opinion -Setting example -Description of scene -Presidential activities -Climate of fear -Balance Protection -President's Secret Service detail -Wallace's detail -Number of Secret Servicemen -Supplements -Alabama State Police -Possibility of stopping killers
62 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand -Number of guards -Sarajevo Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:43 pm. President's schedule -Presidential car -Availability -Camp David trip -Briefing books, notes, and briefcases -Locations -Oval Office -Executive Office Building [EOB] office -Lincoln Sitting Room -Number -President's preparation for Soviet trip Bull left at an unknown time before 5:54 pm. -Departure -Time -Soviet trip -Importance -Dinner discussion -A memorandum prepared by Krol -Bull Krol story -National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -An unknown person -Six Crises Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:43 pm. President's schedule -Camp David trip -Briefcase Bull left at an unknown time before 5:54 pm. Soviet Union -President's decision to blockade
63 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Effect on Vietnam war -Effect on summit -Motivating factors -Prisoners of War [POWs] -US forces -North Vietnam offensive -Overrunning South Vietnam -Tanks in Hue -Possible cancellation of summit -Letter to President from Polish government -Day received -Content -Meaning -Henry A. Kissinger -Haig -Communist mindset -Slavs -Assumptions -Outlook on wars -Goals -Response to President's actions -President's decision to blockade -Difficulty -Public support -Support observed by Krol -Philadelphia peace groups -Bishop John Joseph Dougherty -Identified -Newark, New Jersey -Seton College -Pressure to sign peace statement -Krol's advice Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:43 am. President's schedule -Time -Soviet trip -Discussions -Vietnam The President, Cardinal Krol, and Bull left at 5:54 pm.
64 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 725-43 Date: May 16, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:54 pm and 11:59 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown people [Secret Service Agents] met. An unknown agent talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5: 54 and 11:59 pm. [Conversation No. 725-43A] The President’s location [End of telephone conversation] [The conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 11:59 pm.]