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Date: 
Jun 06, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) Conversation No. 728-1 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: 1:42-1:59 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Charles W. Colson. [See Conversation No. 25-14 and 25-15] [The first portion of this conversation may have been recorded on Conversation No. 25-15; however this recording is inaudible due to poor volume]
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George C. Wallace -Health Richard G. Kleindienst’s confirmation -Timing -H.R. Haldeman John B. Connally George P. Shultz -Wilbur D. Mills -Connally Melvin R. Laird -National defense budget -Armed services
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Conv. No. 728-1 (cont.)
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The President's schedule -Camp David -Henry A. Kissinger -Japan trip Kleindienst -Confirmation schedule Shultz -Confirmation Congress -Impression nationwide -Joint session of Congress -The President’s speech -Public relations
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Conv. No. 728-1 (cont.)
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[THIS PORTION OF CONVERSATION IS RECORDED IN CONVERSATION NO. 25-15; ONE ITEM HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM THIS CONVERSATION]
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Conversation No. 728-2 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:01 and 2:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule -Signing of documents Butterfield left at an unknown time before 2:04 pm.
Conversation No. 728-3 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:01 and 2:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-16]
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Conversation No. 728-4 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:01 and 2:04 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Rose Mary Woods. [See Conversation No. 25-17] Greetings
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The President's schedule -Camp David -Henry A. Kissinger -Florida -Weather
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Conv. No. 728-4 (cont.)
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-Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 728-5 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: 2:04-2:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Vietnam -An Loc -Army of the Republic of South Vietnam [ARVN] -Movement -21st ARVN Division -Pressure -North Vietnamese Army -Troop movement -Cambodian border -Kontum -North Vietnamese casualties -Morale -21st ARVN Division -Morale -James F. Hollingsworth -Ambushes -North Vietnamese army
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) -Hue -Quang Tri -Marines -North Vietnamese action -Pre-emptive ARVN action -Effects of weather -II Corps and III Corps -Problems in North Vietnam -Hanoi -Statements -Shortages -Mining -Bombing -Bombing in North -Photographs of bombing accuracy -Tartgets -Bridges -Supply routes -Reaction in North -Chinese-Soviet Union relations -Ports -Soviet Union -Bombing in North -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] study -Petroleum, oil, and lubricant [POL] supplies -Destruction of supplies -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Bombing -CIA estimates on supply -Additional supplies -The President’s view -CIA reports -North Vietnam -1960s Vietnam reports CIA -Personnel changes -The President’s view -Office of Strategic Services [OSS] -Georgetown -Components -Comparison to State Department
Conv. No. 728-5 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Richard M. Helms announcement of mining -Reaction -Personnel list -Personnel policies and tenure -Possible changes
Conv. No. 728-5 (cont.)
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-Walters -Opinion -Helms -Personnel changes -The President’s view -Walters -Haig’s view -Reports -Compared to military reports Vietnam developments -Staff's views -Reporting -The President’s view -Haig’s view -Anthony Lewis CIA -Instructions for personnel changes to Walters -Policies -Possible reassignments -Laos
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07)
Conv. No. 728-5 (cont.)
Haig left at 2:17 pm.
Conversation No. 728-6 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: 2:17 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-16]
Conversation No. 728-7 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 2:17 and 2:50 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. The President's schedule -Memoranda -Woods -Unknown book of the President's -Dictation -Tape -Florida -Weather
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07)
Conv. No. 728-7 (cont.)
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The President's previous speech to joint session of Congress -Reactions -Loren M. Berry -Dayton, Ohio -Florida -Anne Dalmer -Courtney Gertin (sp?) The President's schedule -Head of State Dinner for Luis Echeverria Alvarez -Timing
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H.R. Haldeman entered at 2:27 pm.
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) The President's schedule -Camp David -Bethesda Naval Hospital -Visit to Barry M. Goldwater -Camp David -Weather forecast -Weather -Washington, DC -Florida -California -Palm Springs -Camp David -Helicopter Haldeman left at 2:28 pm.
Conv. No. 728-7 (cont.)
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Angela Y. Davis trial -Woods’s view -Jury -The President’s view -Jury -Woods’ view -Deportation -Cuba -Russia -Poland -J. Edgar Hoover
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) -Public statements -George S. McGovern -Edmund S. Muskie
Conv. No. 728-7 (cont.)
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Woods left at 2:50 pm.
Conversation No. 728-8 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: 2:50-4:01 Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. Haldeman. The President's schedule -Barry M. Goldwater -Bethesda Naval Hospital The President’s previous visit to the Soviet Union -Impressions -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Speech -Deadline -Input -Tanya Savicheva story
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07)
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
The President’s schedule -Reception -Republican Senators and Congressmen -Criteria -James O. Eastland -Location -Press conference -Timing -Democratic National Convention -Congressional recess -California -Workload -Gateway Park -San Francisco -Florida -Forthcoming meeting with Luis Echeverria Alvarez -Florida -Timing -Meeting with Senators -Meeting with South Pacific Air Transport Command [SCAT] veterans -Florida -The President’s view
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Henry A. Kissinger entered 3:05 pm.
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) The President's schedule -Camp David -Weather -Fog -Helicopter -Bethesda -Thurmont, Maryland Kissinger's schedule -Strategic Arms and Limitation Treaty [SALT] briefing -Leslie C. Arends -Gerald R. Ford -George H. Mahon -John C. Stennis -Camp David -Workload John B. Connally trip -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo -The President’s view -Memorandum from the President -Theme -Japan, People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union, Western Europe, US -The President's visit to Iran -US policy -Third World -Latin America -Asia -Connally’s efforts -US policy Kissinger -Pakistan and India -Indian Ambassador -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger -Soviet Union trip -Connally -Instructions for Kissinger -US policy
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) Connally’s trip -Zulfikar Ali Bhutto -US relations with Soviet Union and PRC -India -US policy The President's schedule -Camp David -Kissinger -Goldwater visit -Telephone call Forthcoming article -Kissinger’s view Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 3:05 and 3:46 pm. [Conversation No. 728-8A] The President's schedule -Bethesda -Camp David -Thurmont [End of telephone conversation] Forthcoming article -William L. Safire -Price -Contents -US-Soviet Union Summit -Vietnam -Summit -World view -Connally memorandum -Vietnam
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) Stewart J.O. Alsop -Health -View of the President's trip -The President’s accomplishments -SALT Treaty Joseph W. Alsop -Columns -SALT J. William Fulbright -The President's earlier briefing on SALT The President's forthcoming article -Price -Forthcoming speech -Kissinger's schedule -PRC and Japan briefing books -Winston Lord -John K. Andrews, Jr. -Article -Vietnam -Changes -Lord -Japan briefing book -PRC briefing book -Article -Kissinger review
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
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16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) US foreign policy -Israel -US policy -Statement -Jordan -Jewish vote -The President's previous trip to Soviet Union -Yitzhak Rabin Article -Lord -Price -Information on US policy -Vietnam -Organization of article -Perspective -US policy Vietnam -North Vietnam -Kissinger’s view -Supplies -Oil -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Reports -Haig -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters -Personnel -The President’s instructions to Haig
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
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Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
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-Personnel changes The President’s instructions -Firings -Reassignments -George C. Carver -Report -Meeting with Kissinger and staff -Washington Special Actions Gropu [WSAG] -Richard M. Helms -The President’s view -Staff -Haig -Walters -Mining -Loyalty to Administration -Loyalty to administration Kissinger's schedule SALT -Gerard C. Smith -Henry Kissinger's possible testimony -The President’s view -Exposure -John D. Ehrlichman -Peter M. Flanigan -Advantages -Public relations -Scope -William P. Rogers
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) -Kissinger's expertise -Possible precedents -Scope of testimony -Executive privilege -Kissinger -Rogers -Melvin R. Laird -Smith -Timing -Smith -Strategy -Limits -Flanigan’s previous testimony -SALT -Testimony -Presidential privileges -Flanigan’s previous testimony -Possible questions -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -Administration public relations efforts -Documents prepared by Kissinger -Charles W. Colson -Dissemination -Speech -Fact sheet -Administration spokesman -Delibery -Strategy -Reaction to the President's trip to the Soviet Union -Editorials -Rogers's role -Compared to PRC trip -Communique -Martin J. Hillenbrand -Assistance -Communique -Confirmation Foreign policy -Kissinger’s view Vietnam
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07)
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
-Media reports -North Vietnamese offensive -Kontum -Army of the Republic of South Vietnam [ARVN] -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] report -Kissinger’s view -US policy -The President’s view -Bombing -Lyndon B. Johnson -North Vietnam reaction
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The President's schedule -Camp David -Helicopter -Thurmont -Weather Kissinger's schedule -Article -Haig -Changes needed -Vietnam Peter G. Peterson -Trade agreement -Deadline -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) Vietnam -Negotiations with North Vietnam -Possible proposal -Meeting schedule -Possible announcement -Democratic National Convention -Statement of principles -Cease fire -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Cease fire -Compared to Middle East negotiations -Cease fire -Negotiations -Kissinger’s view -Possible settlement -George S. McGovern reaction -POWs Kissinger's schedule -Camp David Kissinger left at 3:46 pm.
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
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An unknown person entered at an unknown time after 3:46 pm. The President's schedule -Camp David -Helicopter
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) The unknown person left at an unknown time before 4:01 pm. -Departure -SALT -Kissinger -Public relations efforts -Colson's activity -Herbert G. Klein -John A. Scali -Background -Safire -Speech The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Kremlin The President's schedule -Camp David -Goldwater Politics -SALT -Lyndon B. Johnson -Glassboro, New Jersey -1968 popularity -Comparison The President's schedule -Weather The President's administration -Accomplishments -Supreme Court -The President’s trip to the Soviet Union -Speeches to Soviet people, Congress -Editorials -Time magazine -Haldeman’s view -The President’s policies -The President's image SALT
Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
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Conv. No. 728-8 (cont.)
-Press accounts -Jackson -Multiple Independently-targeted Reentry Vehicles [MIRVs] -Overkill capability -Negotiations -US strategy -Congress Haldeman at 4:01 pm.
Conversation No. 728-9 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: 4:01-4:03 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods. Items for the President’s signature Weather -Camp David Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:02 pm. The President's schedule -Barry M. Goldwater Woods and Butterfield left at 4:03 pm.
Conversation No. 728-10 Date: June 6, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:03 and 4:07 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown person.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev.10-Aug-07) Items from the President The President and the unknown person left with unknown person at 4:07 pm.