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Date: 
Jun 10, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 729-1 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 12:15 and 12:45 pm Location: Oval Office Alexander P. Butterfield met with an unknown person. [Unintelligible] Butterfield and the unknown person left at an unknown time before 12:45 pm.
Conversation No. 729-2 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: 12:45-1:15 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Henry A. Kissinger -Trip to Japan -Visit's value -Future visit of Hirohito [Emperor of Japan] to US -Timing -Kissinger's view of trip People's Republic of China [PRC] -Note -Military activity on coast of Vietnam -Supply ships -Bombing -Captured vessels -PRC merchant ships -Stockholm Conference -Problems -Analysis -PRC motives -Soviet Union -US response
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Joseph Morton -Christian A. Herter -The President’s instructions -William P. Rogers -United Nations [UN] -Note of response -Jonathan T. Howe -Content Vietnam -Blockade of North Vietnam -US actions -Equipment -Destroyers -Aircraft -Bombing -US actions -PRC response -US response
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
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PRC
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-Progress of conflict -John Paul Vann -Death -Previous meeting with the President -The President’s view -Posthumous Medal of Freedom -Potential problem
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Family -Next of kin -Message to Ellsworth F. Bunker -Activities -US policies -Personality -Paul D. Harkins -Haig’s view -Vann and Fred Ladd -Reports Vietnam -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -B-52s -Raid on power plant -Accuracy -Results -Repairs -North Vietnam -US attacks -Effect -Reports -Sources -Reports on war effort -Internal signs -Effect on antiwar groups -John N. Mitchell -Strategy -Public relations efforts -US policy -Coverage from PRC and Eastern Europe -Effect of Kissinger's trip to PRC -PRC’s possible response to Kissinger's visit -Nature of visit -Haig’s view PRC -Note from New York -Arrangements to receive note -Significance -The President’s possible response -Instructions to US delegation in Stockholm -Firing from merchant ship
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -US complaints -Need for privacy -Rogers's reaction to PRC statement in Stockholm -John D. Ehrlichman -Nature of Rogers statements -Value -Compared to Soviet Union -Value of Stockholm Conference -Olaf Palme -The President’s view Press -US News and World Report article -Kissinger's report -US policy -Rationale of Strategic Arms and Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Quality -Critics -Effects of Moscow trip -Effect of mining Vietnam -Effect of mining -Hanoi -South Vietnam -US position -An Loc -Army of the Republic of South Vietnam [ARVN] 21st Division -North Vietnamese strength -Military operation -Effects of weather -Enemy strategy -Small operations -Hue -ARVN military operations -325th Division -Location -Demilitarized zone [DMZ] -Quang Tri -ARVN -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kontum -ARVN response
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
-Fighting ability -ARVN morale -D'acord (sp? French correspondent) conversation with Haig -An Loc -ARVN strength -Outcome of offensive -North Vietnam -Effect on US media Press -Newsweek -Editor -Coverage of Vietnam War -Position on mining -Henry Hubbard -Relations with editor Vietnam -Position of the North Vietnamese -Peace negotiations -Effect on election -Strategy of Administration -Public relations efforts -Reporting -Doves -Presidential election -North Vietnam view
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Vietnam -Kissinger
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Japan -Views of George S. McGovern -Bombing -Effect on Hanoi -Lyndon B. Johnson -Bombing halt -Length -Madame Nguyen Thi Binh -Bombing halt -Bombing -Continuation -The President’s policy -Mining Environmental Conference in Stockholm -Soviet Union boycott -Motives -PRC -East Germany The President's trip to the PRC -PRC and Soviet Union policies PRC statement at Stockholm Conference -Herter’s response -Haig’s view State Department -Decisions The President's foreign policy -May 8, 1972 decision -Middle East -Cuba -Jordan -South Asia -India
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) John B. Connally's trip -Reception -Message from the President -The President’s comments -Australia -Press reaction -Bolivia stopover -Timing -Success of trip Vietnam -PRC -Soviet Union -Trucks -US action
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
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PRC
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-Railways -Truck bridges -Bombing -North Vietnam -Effectiveness -Casualties in North Vietnam -B-52 strikes
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Kontum -An Loc -Frenchman's report -Effect on morale PRC -Reports Haig left at 1:15 pm.
Conv. No. 729-2 (cont.)
Conversation No. 729-3 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 and 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President talked with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Meeting in Oval Office
Conversation No. 729-4 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:15 and 1:20 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
Conv. No. 729-4 (cont.)
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The unknown man left at an unknown time before 1:20 pm.
Conversation No. 729-5 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: 1:20-1:23 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Melvin R. Laird’s memorandum -Henry A. Kissinger's conversation with Laird -Laird -The President's instructions -Clark MacGregor -Reports Haig left at 1:23 pm.
Conversation No. 729-6 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: Unknown between 1:23 pm and 1:25 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. The President's schedule
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Executive Office Building [EOB] -Briefcase -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman Bull left at an unknown time before 1:25 pm.
Conv. No. 729-6 (cont.)
Conversation No. 729-7 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: 1:25 and 1:28 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Carl B. Albert -Health Butterfield left at 1:28 pm.
Conversation No. 729-8 Date: June 10, 1972 Time: 1:29 - 1:30 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Carl B. Albert -Health Butterfield left at 1:30 pm.