740

Date: 
Jun 22, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Conversation No. 740-1 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:02 am. and 3:02 pm Location: Oval Office Unknown persons (Secret Service agents) met. [Unintelligible] This conversation was cut off at an unknown time before 3:02 pm.
Conversation No. 740-2 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 3:02-3:44 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Bonnie Angelo, Frank Cormier, Sarah McClendon, and unknown members of the press. This recording began at an unknown time while the conversation was in progress [A list of attendees at this press conference was not included in the Daily Diary.] [An edited transcript of this press conference appears in Public Papers of the Presidents: Richard Nixon 1972, pp. 690-701.] Press Conference -Questions California Baseball -Prominent players -Lou Gehrig -George Herman "Babe" Ruth -Jackie Robinson -Mickey Mantle -Ted Williams
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Ty Cobb -Stan Musial -Pitchers -Mantle Autograph -J.A. Hayward The President's wedding anniversary -"The Cardinal" (movie) -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Main character -Trip to black southern church -Parochial schools in South -Quality Angelo, et al. left at 3:44 pm.
Conversation No. 740-3 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 3:44-4:06 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Ronald L. Ziegler. The President's previous press conference -Oval Office -Value -Questions -Wiretapping -Supreme Court decision -John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson -Tax reform -Welfare reform -Offensive weapons -Watergate controversy -Lawrence F. O’Brien, Jr. -Gen. John D. Lavelle -Campaign contributions
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Melvin R. Laird -Helen A. Thomas -The President's schedule -Questions -Busing -House Resolution [H.R.] 1 -Sarah McClendon The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressmen and Senators -Gifts -Broadcasters meeting -Herbert G. Klein -Value The President's previous press conference -Questions -Tax reform -Quality -Humor -Quality of press questions -Tax reform -Current tax laws -Complexity -President’s view -Length -News value -Campaign contributions -Watergate break-in -Questions -Debate between candidates -1964 Michael J. Mansfield Amendment -Barry M. Goldwater, Johnson -Hubert H. Humphrey, Edmund S. Muskie, George S. McGovern -Vote for amendment -Johnson -SALT negotiations -Laird -Necessity -Middle East -Patrick J. Buchanan
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Busing issue -Sports -Houston, Texas -The President's analogy -Questions -Republican Convention -Security -Wilbur D. Mills -John R. “Tex” McCrary -Newspapers compared with television -Impact -Radio -Impact -Detroit stations -Busing issue -Buchanan -Detroit case -The President's statement -Racial balance -Quality of education -Congressional action -Moratorium -Constitutional amendment Stephen B. Bull entered at 4:03 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with John Cardinal Krol
***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1 [Personal Returnable] [Duration: 31s]
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Krol
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Meeting with the President -Philadelphia -Photographs -Broadcasters meeting Haldeman and Ziegler left and Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 4:04 pm. The President's schedule -Meeting with Krol -Forthcoming Breakfast on June 23 -[Thomas] Hale Boggs -Gerald R. Ford -Importance Butterfield left at 4:06 pm.
Conversation No. 740-4 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 4:06-4:35 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with John Cardinal Krol, John Gurash, Charles W. Colson, and Henry C. Cashen II. [Members of the press and the White House photographer were present at the beginning of the meeting.] Greetings Report for the President Arrangements for photograph Aid to private religious schools -Philadelphia Evening Bulletin -Philidelphia -Jews -Protestants -Catholics
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Colson -Non-Catholics -Religious leaders group -Support -Quakers -Report -Time of preparation -Distribution -Congressmen -Business and Labor Leaders -Editors -Platform committees of parties -Opposition -Administrative support -Tax incentives -Administrative efforts -Public relations -Candidates for office -Commitments -State-level candidates -Supreme Court -Warren E. Burger -Colson -The President’s view -Courts -Senate Education Committee -Testimony -Supreme Court -Problems -Public opinion -Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) documentary -Frank Stanton -Summary of report -Press briefing -New York Times -James Cardinal McIntyre -Position on issue -Bishop Timothy Manning -Critical states -New York -Pennsylvania -Ohio -Illinois
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Michigan -California Gifts Golf -The President's game Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. Gifts -Golf balls -Ashtrays Bull left at an unknown time before 4:34 pm. Golf -The President's games Gifts -Ashtrays The President's law firm Gifts -Ashtray -Presentation -Golf balls -Seal -Spiro T. Agnew Bull was present at an unknown time after 4:06 pm. Golf balls -Number -Seal Bull left at an unknown time before 4:34 pm. Golf -Putting -Jack Nicklaus -Game against Arnold Palmer
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Meeting -Publicity An election in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -A defeat Unknown person -Friendship with McIntyre -Work with the President -Religion -Work with McIntyre Krol, et al., left and Alexander Butterfield entered at 4:35 pm. The President’s schedule Butterfield left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 740-5 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 4:35 pm. Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 25-124]
Conversation No. 740-6 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 4:35 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield at 4:35 pm.
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Telephone call from Tricia Nixon Cox -Return call Butterfield left at 4:35 pm.
Conversation No. 740-7 Date: June 22, 1972 Time: 4:35-5:20 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's meeting with John Cardinal Krol The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 4:35 and 4:36 pm. [Conversation No. 740-7A] [See Conversation No. 25-126; one item has been withdrawn.] [End of telephone conversation] Merv Griffin David Frost's television show -Question to Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Response -Frost's questioning -Intermission -Questions from audience -[Dwight]David Eisenhower, II -Julie's response -Arrangements -Importance -White House efforts Julie Eisenhower -Atlanta speech on cancer -Press coverage
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Question on Frost's show -Tricia Nixon Cox -Frost -Haldeman’s view -White House role The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with broadcasting executives -Peter M. Flanigan -Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr., briefing -Herbert G. Klein -Statement by the President -Broadcasting executives concerns -Haldeman’s view -Cable television -The President’s view -Business leaders -Caspar W. Weinberger -Other meetings -Press conferences -The President's foreign travel -Value -Television presentations -Preparation -Questions -Campaign contributions -Value -Departments -Congress -Ronald L. Ziegler -John D. Ehrlichman -House Resolution [H.R.] 1 -Equal time -Ziegler The President's previous press conference -Questions -Topics -Wire reports -Meat quotas -Price controls -Quotas on meat -The President's answer
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Beef prices -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Quotas -The President’s position -Possible administrative action -Meat substitutes -Melvin R. Laird -Military procurement -Beef -Prices of meat -Weinberger -Fish -Chicken -Supply -Prices -Compared with beef -COLC -General Services Administration [GSA] -The President’s view -Storage -Earl L. Butz -Weinberger -The President’s view -George A. Lincoln -Military menus Talk show -Griffin -Commentator -David N. Parker [?] Press conferences -Briefing books -Size -Patrick J. Buchanan Books by Henry Fairlie -Ehrlichman -Extra copies Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:36 pm.
12 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Ziegler -Press conference The President's schedule -Meeting in the Cabinet Room Bull left at an unknown time before 5:02 pm. Kristol -Quality of writing, thinking -Haldeman’s view Andrew M. Greeley -Quality of writing, thinking Unknown person from Hagerstown, Maryland -Charles W. Colson Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:36 p.m. The President's schedule -The President’s view -Staff suggestions -Meeting -The President's meeting with broadcasters -Time Bull left at an unknown time before 5:02 p.m. The President's schedule -Use of time The President's schedule -Press conferences -Preparation -Questions -Preparation -Length -Trip to California -Press conferences -Frequency -Lawrence M. Higby -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
13 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Trips -Plans -Trip to Mexico -Weather Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 4:36 and 5:02 pm. [Conversation No. 740-7B] [See Conversation No. 25-127] Haldeman conferred with the President at an unknown time. The President's schedule -Plans Haldeman talked with Colson. [See Conversation No. 25-127] [End of telephone conversation] The President's schedule -Time off -Florida -Walker’s Cay -Presidential telephone calls -Relaxation Ziegler entered at 5:02 pm. The President's previous press conference -Press coverage -Congressional action on weapons -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -Laird -Effect on future negotiations -Meat quota -Tax reform -Timing of proposals Colson entered at 5:04 pm.
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) The President's press conference -Political questions -Television -Campaign ground rules -Equal time concerns -News conferences Telephone The President talked with Richard J. Daley between 5:05 and 5:07 pm. [Conversation No. 740-7C] [See Conversation No. 25-128] [End of telephone conversation] The President's conversation with Daley -Vietnam Statement Krol’s meeting with the President -Statement to Philadelphia Inquirer reporter -Support for the President The President's schedule -Press conferences -Value -Timing -Vietnam -Summits in Moscow and Peking -Mining of Haiphong Harbor -Dangers -Importance of mining Haiphong Harbor -Soviet Union Press conferences -Effect -Possible consequences -Administration view -Press -Haldeman’s view -Congress -Press conferences by the President
15 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Value -Publicity for the President -Timing -Elliot L. Richardson -Effect -Busing issue -Food prices -Television coverage -Preparation by the President -The President's answers William McC. Blair, Jr. -Position -Administrative Action -Funding for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -Haldeman’s role -Replacement -Park Service -Salary ***************************************************************** BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 [Privacy] [Duration: 5s]
END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2 ***************************************************************** -New position -Responsibilities -Abe Fortas -Resolution of commendation Alexander P. Butterfield entered at 5:14 pm. Correspondence -John Mackey -Hays Parker Ziegler left at 5:17 pm.
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Correspondence -Letter to Parker -Quality of preparation -Quality of style -Revision -Draft -Information -Revision -The President's review -Letter to Mackey Butterfield left at 5:19 pm. The President, Haldeman, and Colson left at 5:20 pm.