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Date: 
Jun 30, 1972
Location: 
Oval Office
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Conversation No. 744-1 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 8:06-8:50 am Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [This recording began at an unknown time while the conversation was in progress] The President's schedule -Meeting with unknown man [John N. Mitchell?] -Tailor
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The President's previous press conference -Robert Pierpoint -The President's quips -Helen Thomas, Mrs. Douglas B. Cornell -Dan Rather
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
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News leads -Death penalty -George S. McGovern -Food prices -Administration action -Timing of press conferences -McGovern, George C. Wallace
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-The President's conversation with Paul Keyes -Tom Brokaw -McGovern -The President’s comments to press The President's previous press conference -Pierpoint's question -Frequency of press conferences -Patrick J. Buchanan
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
-Henry A. Kissinger -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] -The President's style of answering questions -Haldeman’s view -Questions -Vice Presidency -Spiro T. Agnew -John B. Connally -The President’s comments -Death penalty -Supreme Court's decision -Opinions -William O. Douglas, Potter Stewart, Byron R. White -Kidnapping, hijacking -The public -Rape, assassination -Stewart -The President’s position -John D. Ehrlichman -Popular opposition -Warren E. Burger -Killing of policemen -Life in prison -Cruelty, cost, parole -Haldeman’s view -Recidivism -Format -Sammy Davis, Jr.’s call -Ronald L. Ziegler -Opinion of the President's performance -French missing in action [MIAs] in Indochina -Arms control -Soviet Union's military expenses -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM], B-1 bombers, submarines -Costs -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] -US position in world -The President's style -Length of answers -Length -The President’s response -The President’s view
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Frank Cormier -Troop withdrawal from Vietnam -Press conference format -The President's activities in foreign policy -Questions -Draftees in Vietnam -Food prices and domestic issues -Buchanan -Welfare -Child care -Social security -Agnew -Unemployment -British pound -Vietnam -Agnew -The economy -Unemployment -Inflation -The President's style -The President’s view -Domestic Council -National Security Council [NSC] -Haldeman’s view -Questions -The President’s responses -Effect -The public -Delores Higby -Lawrence M. Higby -Charles W. Colson -Pierpoint -Thomas (Mrs. Cornell) -Quip -Knowledge of reporters' names -Rather -Quips -Relations with press -Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Buchanan -Attacks by others -Colson, Kenneth W. Clawson, Buchanan -Factual accuracy
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Richard A. Moore -The President's answer to Pierpoint -Commentary -Donald Oberdorfer, Jr. -Vietnam -The President’s comments -Advisors' feeling toward press -Relations with press -John A. Scali's memorandum -Press's opinion -Attacks on media -Buchanan, Agnew, Ehrlichman, Colson, Clawson -Press fear of McGovern -Washington Post -Comparisons -Chicago Tribune -Orlando Sentinal -Support for the President -Santa Monica Outlook -Copley Chain -Nashville Banner -Frank van der Linden -Support for the President -Haldeman’s view -The President's style -Agnew -Ronald W. Reagan -The President's 1962 statement -Dwight D. Eisenhower's 1964 statement at convention -The President's supporters -Scali
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
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The President's previous press conference -Terence F. Smith -Press comment -Podium Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 8:06 am and 8:50 am. [Conversation No. 744-1A] Haldeman’s briefcase [End of telephone conversation] Julie Nixon Eisenhower's speech -Press coverage -The President's coverage as Vice President -Compared to Tricia Nixon Cox
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7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Colson William L. Safire -Meatloaf comments -Meat prices The President's private office McGovern -Statement on bombing in Vietnam -Adolf Hitler -Buchanan's response for Agnew Alexander P. Butterfield [?] entered at an unknown time after 8:06 am. Document for the President’s signature Public broadcasting appropriation -Instructions for Ehrlichman -Possible veto -Peter M. Flanigan -Sander Vanocur's salary The President, Haldeman and Butterfield left for the President's private office at 8:50 am.
Conv. No. 744-1 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-2 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 8:50-9:53 am Location: Oval Office Unknown people met to set up photographic equipment. Lighting Placing equipment Camera settings
8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Windows Readiness Buses of people for photograph session Place for the President to stand The President entered with Howard H. Baker, Jr., J. Caleb Boggs, Edward W. Brooke, Clifford P. Case, Mark O. Hatfield, Charles H. Percy, Jr., James B. Pearson, John G. Tower, John B. Anderson, Mark Andrews, William Archer, Jr., Leslie C. Arends, John M. Ashbrook, Edward G. Biester, Jr., William G. Bray, (Clarence J.?) Brown (Jr.), James T. Broyhill, John H. Buchanan, Jr., J. Herbert Burke, John N. (“Happy") Camp, Elford A. Cederberg, Don H. Clausen, Delwin M. Clawson, James C. Cleveland, Harold R. Collier, Silvio O. Conte, Philip M. Crane, Glenn R. Davis, Edward J. Derwinski, William L. Dickinson, John J. Duncan, Pierre S. duPont, IV, Jack Edwards, John N. Erlenborn, Marvin L. Esch, Paul Findley, Bill Frenzel, H.R. Gross, James R. Grover, Charles S. Gubser, William H. Harsha, James Harvey, H. John Heinz, Craig Hosmer, Jack F. Kemp, Daniel Kuyendall, John Kyl, Sherman P. Lloyd, Manuel Lujan, Jr., James A. McClure, Jack H. McDonald, Robert C. McEwen, William S. Mailliard, Richard W. Mallary, Robert B. Mathias, David T. Martin, Wiley Mayne, Clarence E. Miller, William E. Minshall, Charles A. Mosher, John T. Myers, Ancher Nelson, Alvin E. O'Konski, Jerry L. Pettis, Walter E. Powell, Albert H. Quie, Thomas F. Railsback, John J. Rhodes, Donald W. Riegle, Jr., Howard W. Robison, Earl B. Ruth, Charles W. Sandman, Jr., John P. Saylor, William J. Scherle, Herman T. Schneebeli, William Lloyd Scott, Joe Skubitz, M. Gene Snyder, Robert H. Steele, Sam Steiger, William A. Steiger, Charles M. Teague, Vernon W. Thomson, Guy Vander Jagt, William C. Wampler, John H. Ware, Charles W. Whalen, Jr., G. William Whitehurst, Lawrence G. Williams, Bob Wilson, Wendell Wyatt, C. W. Bill Young, John M. Zwach, E. James Abdnor, Alfred Adams, Stockton Adkins, William Armstrong, Charles A. Avarello, Wayne Babbitt, L.A. Bafalis, Bill Baker, Charles T. Banken, Jr., Raymond E. Barrows, Robin Leo Beard, Jr., Paul D. Bethel, Allan Bloom, Joseph H. Boyd, Jr., Richard T. Bozzone, Fuller H. Brooks, Bill Brophy, Vernon E. Brown, Frederick D. Bryant, Clair W. Burgener, Carl Butler, M. Caldwell Butler, Gil Carmichael, Robert A. Carter, J.C. Carter, Roland S. Catarinella, Charles E. Chase, William Chin-Lee, William Thad Cochran, John B. Conlan, Rodney M. Cook, John W. Cooper, Jr., David R. Countie, Paul W. Cronin, Robert W. Daniel, Jr., Atlee Dodge, Pete V. Domenici, William F. Dowd, James E. Doyle, Jonathan Dugan, Theodore R. Ellsworth, Lewis Emerich, Ernest C. Fackler, Billy Joe Finney, Philip T. Fleuchaus, Richard O. Funsch, John F. Gangemi, Benjamin A. Gilman, Cliff Gosney, James Griffin, Donald W. Gropp, Tennyson Guyer, Jon Haaven, Bruce R. Haller, Robert P. Hanrahan, Peter Hannaford, Phil Hansen, Carol D. Harner, Doug Harlan, James M. Hewgley, Jr., Robert Hirsch, John J. Hoellen, Robert Holcomb, Marjorie S. Holt, Eugene W. Hubler, William H. Hudnut, Laban P. Jackson, James D. Johnson, William A. Johnson, Phil Kaelin, Jr., William M. Ketchum, Leonard C. Koldin, Robert B. Lamkin, Jane Pickens Langley, Jesse Ledbetter, II, Thomas Lento, Louise Leonard, Alvin W. Levenhagen, J.
Conv. No. 744-2 (cont.)
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-2 (cont.)
Sidi Limehouse, Chester Trent Lott, Rayfield Lundy, Charles D. McAtee, Ronald McDonald, Robert V. McGrath, Joe McGraw, Nicholas R. Macchio, Jr., Edward R. Madigan, Joseph J. Maraziti, Alfred Marroletti, Dr. James G. Martin, Edward J. Mason, Kenneth C. Miller, Donald J. Mitchell, Robert D. Morrow, Joe Neal, Ed Nelson, George M. O'Brien, Stanford E. Parris, Gus A. Pedicone, Joseph Pereira, William Pfender, B. Leonard Phillips, Edlo E. Powell, Robert L. Prange, George E. Presson, Bill Reams, Ralph S. Regula, Matthew J. Rinaldo, Ralph Rhoades, Joseph C. Richards, Courtney Roberts, Ronald R. Sarasin, Alfred D. Schiaffo, William Scholes, Dieter J. Schrader, Garth Seehawer, E.G. Shuster, Herbert Edgar Smith, Howard J. Snider, Robert Statchen, Alan W. Steelman, Wardell F. Steigerwalt, Gregg Tria, Ben Valentine, Carl A. Vergari, John Vickerman, Thomas E. Vilt, John F. Walsh, William F. Walsh, Wayne N. Whatley, Robert K. Wolthius, Samuel H. Young, Serge Zilli, John E. Nidecker and Clark MacGregor.
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Conversation No. 744-3 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 9:55-10:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. The President's previous press conference
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Vietnam question -Nguyen Van Thieu -Kissinger’s view -Press reaction -Kissinger's talk with Max Frankel -Peace talks -Date of negotiations -Arms control -Possible US defense costs -Submarines, Anti-Ballistic Missile [ABMs] -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Instructions for Kissinger -The President’s program -Melvin R. Laird -Vietnam -Bombing and peace talks -Peter Lisagor -Kissinger's talk with Frankel -Democrats and North Vietnamese -George S. McGovern -Bombing -Jim Cannon -Nelson A. Rockefeller -Call to Kissinger -Range of questions -The President's preparation -Foreign policy -Latin America -Azores agreement -Bahrain agreement -War powers -Middle East -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Domestic policy -Welfare reform -Child care -Office of Economic Opportunity [OEO] -legal services -British currency -Smithsonian agreement Kissinger's schedule
11 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Children -Pool in San Clemente John N. Mitchell -Martha (Beall) Mitchell William P. Rogers's trip -Graham A. Martin -Italy -Georges J. R. Pompidou The President and Kissinger left at 10:05 am.
Conversation No. 744-4 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:04-11:05 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler . Clifford Evans -Support for the President Ziegler left at 11:05 am.
Conversation No. 744-5 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:05-11:07 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 26-27]
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Conversation No. 744-6 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:05 and 11:07 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at an unknown time before 11:07 am.
Conversation No. 744-26 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:05 and 11:07 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Unknown man Bull left at an unknown time before 11:07 am.
Conversation No. 744-7 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:07-11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President talked with Spiro T. Agnew. [See Conversation No. 26-28; one item has been withdrawn]
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Conversation No. 744-8 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:15 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule Bull left at 11:15 am.
Conversation No. 744-9 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:15-11:26 am. Location: Oval Office Stephen B. Bull met with Vernon C. Coffey, Jr. Photograph The President entered at an unknown time after 11:15 am. Coffey's future -Assignment at White House -Military assignments -War college -Black officers -Coffey’s work experience -Financial situation -Activity after leaving military service -Private industry -Government -Equal opportunity -The President's view -Coffey’s work experience
14 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Donald McI. Kendall -Branch Rickey -John R. (“Jackie”) Robinson -Blacks' qualifications -Coffey’s ability -Military experience -Children's education -Tuition -War college -International relations -Linguistic ability in French -Africa -Work experience Presentation of gifts by the President Coffey's thanks to the President -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon -Julie Nixon Eisenhower -Tricia Nixon Cox Kendall Coffey left at 11:26 am.
Conv. No. 744-9 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-10 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:26 and 11:28 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr -Gifts Bull left at an unknown time before 11:28 am.
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Conversation No. 744-11 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:28-11:34 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr. Mosbacher -Work for administration -Chief of Protocol Unknown man -Spiro T. Agnew -William P. Rogers -Nelson A. Rockefeller Mosbacher's plans for future -The President's conversation with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Possible position with the Administration -Pakistan -Wiley T. Buchanan, Jr. -Trip to Iran -Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, [Shah of Iran] -Henry A. Kissinger -Conversation with Peter M. Flanigan Presentation of gifts by the President -Patricia R. Mosbacher Possible position with the Administration Mosbacher left at 11:34 am.
Conversation No. 744-12
16 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:34 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Cecelia D. Bellinger -Raymond K. Price, Jr. Bull left at 11:34 am.
Conv. No. 744-11 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-13 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:34-11:36 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Cecilia D. Bellinger, Ann M. Morgan, and Raymond K. Price, Jr. [The White House photographer was present at the beginning of the meeting.] General conversation Photographs -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins Presentation of gifts by the President Bellinger, et al. left at 11:36 am.
Conversation No. 744-14 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:36 and 11:38 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull.
17 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-13 (cont.)
The President's schedule -Clifford Evans, Ronald L. Ziegler Bull left at an unknown time before 11:38 am.
Conversation No. 744-15 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:36 and 11:38 am Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President’s schedule -Interview Ronald L. Ziegler entered at an unknown time after 11:36 am. Ziegler Bull and Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:38 am.
Conversation No. 744-16 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 11:38-11:50 am. Location: Oval Office The President met with Clifford Evans and Ronald L. Ziegler. The President’s schedule -Tailor The President's article on baseball greats -Stan Musial
18 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-15 (cont.)
-Evans's question -The President's methodology -[Dwight] David Eisenhower, II -The President's interest in sports -Team concept -Most courageous baseball players -Lou Gehrig -Movie [The Pride of the Yankees] -Mrs. Gehrig's letter to the President -Vietnam -Red Schoendienst -The President's late brother [Harold Nixon] -Greatest event -Bill Mazeroski's home run in 1960 World Series -The President's conversation with Pittsburgh Pirates' owner -Pie Traynor -Bobby Thompson's home run in 1951 -Sandy Koufax's strike-out record Floyd Patterson -Memories of conversation with the President -Funeral of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. -Wilt Chamberlain Ziegler and Evans left at 11:50 am.
Conversation No. 744-17 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:50 am and 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Stephen B. Bull. The President's schedule -Anthony T. Rossi Bull left at an unknown time before 12:10 am
19 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-16 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-18 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: Unknown between 11:50 am and 12:10 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with an unknown man. Someone's location The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:10 pm.
Conversation No. 744-19 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 12:10-12:16 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Rose Mary Woods, Anthony T. Rossi, and Achilles Mangelli. Presentation of gifts by the President
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The President’s previous trip to the Soviet Union
20 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Woods -The President’s appreciation The President's interview with Clifford Evans Rose Mary Woods, et al., left at 12:16 pm.
Conversation No. 744-20 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 12:17-12:44 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. The President's schedule -Meeting with candidates The President's previous press conference -James D. Hodgson's opinion -The President's style -Hodgson's opinion Charles W. Colson entered at 12:21 pm. White House relations with the press -The President's style -Cost of Living Council [COLC] -Donald H. Rumsfeld -Factual errors -Press bias -Spiro T. Agnew -Ronald W. Reagan -White House staff -John D. Ehrlichman, Haldeman, Colson -1952 campaign -Antagonism to the President -Cambodia and Laos -1962 campaign -Factual errors
21 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Need for response -Ehrlichman -Press questions -Anthony Lewis -Mailing of articles -Attribution -James Keogh -New York Times article -Organization to send letters -Media bias -Financing -John A. Scali's memorandum The President's previous press conference -Questions -The President’s preparation -Number of questions -Topics -The President's style -1960 debates -John F. Kennedy's press conferences -Colson’s view -Television pool camera -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
Conv. No. 744-20 (cont.)
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22 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-20 (cont.)
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-Max Frankel -Incumbent's advantage -Date for Vietnam negotiations -George Sherman of the Washington Star -George S. McGovern's interview on Associated Press [AP] -Bombing in Indochina -Adolf Hitler -Administration's response -Frank Borman -Press coverage on McGovern’s "begging" statement -Kennedy’s comments in Oregon -Labor vote -Wire services -United Press International [UPI] -National Broadcasting Company [NBC] -Delegates -New York Daily News -Washington Star Personnel -Anecdote -Abraham Lincoln The President's previous press conference -Robert Pierpoint's statement The President, Haldeman, and Colson left at 12:44 pm.
23 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-20 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-21 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 2:55-3:18 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Clark MacGregor. [This recording began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress.] Social Security bill -Frank T. Church amendment -Possible veto -Cost to Social Security reserves -Fears of elderly -The President's position -Effects of veto of debt ceiling bill -Future debt ceiling bills -Congressional support -Samuel L. Devine -Ways and Means Committee -John W. Byrnes, Barber B. Conable, Jr. -Elliot L. Richardson -Possible testimony -Wilbur D. Mills -Byrnes -Effects of passage -Welfare reform bill (House Resolution [HR] 1) -Administration plan to delay Congressional adjournment -Possible statement about the President's feeling on Social Security -Record of the President's administration -Richardson -George P. Shultz's opinion on administration's fight -Richardson -Fight in committee -Possible amendments -Rules of debate -Byrnes -Leslie C. Arends -Jackson E. Betts
24 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Arends -Conable -John B. Anderson -John J. Rhodes -George H. Mahon The President’s forthcoming meeting with Ernesto V. Lagdameo -MacGregor's trip to Manila Social Security bill -Possible veto -MacGregor’s view -Fight in committee -Campaign issue -Reasons for veto -Debt ceiling extensions -Political motivations of Congressional Democrats George S. McGovern
Conv. No. 744-21 (cont.)
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Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 2:55 pm. The President's schedule -Anna C. Chennault Bull left at an unknown time before 3:12 pm. The President's schedule -MacGregor
25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-21 (cont.)
Social Security bill -Shultz -Caspar W. Weinberger Chennault, Lagdameo, and Mrs. Ernesto Lagdameo entered at 3:12 pm.
Greetings Arrangements for photograph Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 3:12 pm. The President's schedule -Richard G. Kleindienst -Ronald L. Ziegler Gifts Photographs bull left at an unknown time before 3:18 pm. MacGregor Chennault Presentation of gifts by the President Parties The President's schedule MacGregor, et al., left at 3:18 pm.
Conversation No. 744-22 Date: June 30, 1972
26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Time: 3:18-3:24 pm Location: Oval Office The President met with Ronald L. Ziegler. Richard G. Kleindienst Briefing Watergate break-in -E. Howard Hunt, Jr. -Map of Democratic National Committee headquarters Supreme Court decision on death penalty -Briefing by Kleindienst -Applications of death penalty Watergate break-in -Hunt -Washington Daily News story -Hunt's desk -Charles W. Colson -Map -Bugging devices -Ziegler's response to question at briefing -John W. Dean, III's opinion -Kleindienst News leads Vetoes Ziegler left at 3:24 pm.
Conv. No. 744-21 (cont.)
Conversation No. 744-23 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 3:24 pm. Location: Oval Office
27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-22 (cont.)
The President talked with the White House operator. [See Conversation No. 26-46]
Conversation No. 744-24/745-1 Date: June 30, 1972 Time: 3:24-4:22 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Richard G. Kleindienst. Kleindienst's schedule -Possible press briefing The President talked with Caspar W. Weinberger between 3:24 and 3:28 pm. [Conversation 744-24A] [See Conversation No. 26-30] [End of telephone conversation] Social Security bill -Effects of increase -Trust fund -Budget deficit -Possible veto -Effects Supreme Court decision on death penalty -Instances in which death penalty is allowed -The President's position -Kidnapping, hijacking, killing police officers, rape -Warren E. Burger's opinion
28 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)
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National Conventions -Security -Justice Department's work -Preparations -White House involvement -Kleindienst’s view -Danger -Republican’s choice of Miami -Kleindienst's culpability -Reubin O. Askew -Local police -Askew -Miami Beach community -Liberal Jews -California decision -Court action -Timing of Democrat Convention -Compared to 1952 Republicans -Dwight D. Eisenhower, Robert A. Taft, Sr. -George S. McGovern supporters
29 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)
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National Conventions -Security -The President's statement on National Guard The President's previous press conference -St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter's question -Supreme Court decision on wiretapping -The President's response -Previous administrations -Current number -Possible statement by Kleindienst National Convention security -Possible statement by Kleindienst -Kleindienst's activities -Need for publicity -News magazines -Time -Results of challenge to McGovern's California delegates -Demonstrators -Possible Department of Justice action
30 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02)
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)
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-Effect of election on nation and world George C. Wallace -Health -Kleindiensts’ conversation with James O. Eastland -Mrs. Cornelia Wallace -Dr. [First name unknown] Shanno -Dr. William M. Lukash's report -Alexander M. Haig, Jr's briefing -Examination
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Wallace -Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates named George -George Washington -Alben W. Barkley -Harry S. Truman -Henry A. Wallace
31 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -John Nance Garner -Lyndon B. Johnson -Charles Dawes -Herbert C. Hoover Kleindienst's job -Pay -Perquisites -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] protection Supreme Court decision on death penalty -Effects -Effects of Charles A. Lindbergh Act -Crimes subject to penalty -Bombing -Kidnapping -Hijacking -Killing of police officers -Killing of prison guards -Deterrent effect -Life imprisonment Justice Department -Civil Rights Division -David L. Norman -Employees Supreme Court -The President’s appointments -The President's view -Future appointment David L. Bazelon’s retirement Public broadcasting -Kleindienst’s salary compared to salary of Sander Vanocur -Budget request Social Security bill -Possible veto -Debt limit
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)
32 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) Haldeman’s schedule -California Kleindienst left at 4:06 pm. John N. Mitchell -Martha (Beall) Mitchell's schedule -Statements on convention Watergate break-in -Washington Daily News story on E. Howard Hunt, Jr.'s office -Gun -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Accuracy of story -Ronald L. Ziegler -Contents of Hunt's safe -Gun, wiretapping gear, suitcase -Map -FBI handling -FBI -John W. Dean III and John Mitchell -Vernon A. Walters's visit -L. Patrick Gray, III -W. Mark Felt -Justice Department -Kleindienst's role -Justice Department -Walters to visit -Cubans -Hunt's location -Disguises -Charles W. Colson's knowledge of contents of Hunt's safe -Washington Daily News story on Hunt's safe -Administration's reaction -Ziegler -Gun -Map -Dean -Democratic National Committee headquarters -Wiretapping equipment -Dean's theory -Double agent
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)
33 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-02) -Mitchell -Responsiblity -Resignation -White House involvement -Hunt -Colson's reaction Watergate cover-up -White House reaction -Mitchell -To call Kleindienst and Gray to halt investigation -James W. McCord, Jr. -F. Lee Bailey -Edward Bennett Williams [Conversation cut off. Conversation continues on 745-1]
Conv. No. 744-24/745-1 (cont.)