1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) Conversation No. 730-14/731-1 Date: June 12, 1972 Time: Unknown after 5:39-6:07 pm. Location: Oval Office The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. [This portion of the conversation began at an unknown time while the meeting was in progress.] US foreign policy -Ratification of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] -Vietnam -US-Soviet Union summit -Henry Kissinger's trip to the People's Republic of China [PRC] -Ratification of SALT -The President's role -Kissinger’s view -Joint session of Congress -Senate -Kissinger's role -Gerard C. Smith -Political implications -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Jacob K. Javits -Charles H. Percy, Jr. -George D. Aiken -Michael J. Mansfield The President's schedule -Press meeting -PRC trip announcement -Television press conference -Timing -California -PRC trip -Purpose -The President's standing -Kissinger’s view
Japan -Kissinger’s visit -Japanese newspapers
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Kissinger's appearances -Eisaku Sato -Takeo Fukuda -US-PRC relations PRC -US flights over North Vietnam -Note -Incursions -Haig -Defense Department -Military commanders -Note -Tone -Impact -Publicity -Responsibilty of US military -Note -US response -Haig -Kissinger's trip -Incidents -Restrictions on US flights -Damage -Public complaints -Restrictions -Importance Soviet Union -Nikolai V. Podgorny -North Vietnam visit -Bombing -Hanoi -Overflights -Haiphong -Kissinger’s view -The President’s instruction -Timing -Hanoi PRC -Incident -Haig
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -US response -Previous incursions -Kissinger's trip -Time -US flight over North Vietnam -Haig -Complaints -PRC notes -US response -Kissinger’s view -Thomas H. Moorer -US restraint -Bombing -Locations -White House approval -North Vietnam -Hanoi -Kissinger’s message to PRC -Kissinger's PRC trip -New York Times stories Vietnam -Bombing -Podgorny's visit to Hanoi PRC -Soviet Union -Podgorny -Normalization of relations -North Vietnam -US bombing -Statement at the United Nations [UN] Conference on the Human Environment, Stockholm, Sweden -State Department -William P. Rogers -Haig -Olaf Palme Japan -The President’s previous trip -Donald M. I. Kendell -Foreign ministers -Kissinger's trip
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -Reception -Fukuda -PRC 1972 campaign in US -the President's re-election -Rowland K. Evans and Robert D. Novak -Poland -Japan -Sato -Communists -North Vietnam
Vietnam negotiations -North Vietnamese -Public meetings -Timing -Democratic convention Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 5:40 pm. The President's schedule -Sequoia trip -The President's sport coat -Weather Bull left at an unknown time before 6:07 pm. Tricia Nixon Cox -Wedding anniversary -Television coverage -Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] -Dan Rather -Barbara Walters -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] -"Today" show -J. Edgar Hoover -Kissinger The President’s possible press conference Ratification of SALT
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02) -The President's view -Senate -Kissinger’s view -Kissinger's appearance -Vietnam -Pentagon Papers -H.R. Haldeman -Budget -Kissinger's view -Melvin R. Laird -Rogers -Smith -SALT -Kissinger’s possible statement -The President's statement Kissinger’s schedule -Previous trip to Japan -Forthcoming trip to Hawaii U.S. News and World Report Article -Raymond K. Price, Jr. -Editorial review -Effect
PRC -US bombing in North Vietnam -Incursions -US response -Kissinger Kissinger's trip Kissinger left at 6:07 pm.
Conversation No. 731-2 Date: June 12, 1972 Time: Unknown between 6:07 and 6:09 pm. Location: Oval Office
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Jan-02)
The President met with Alexander P. Butterfield. Administration officials Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT] Ranking of Administration officials -Caspar W. Weinberger -George P. Shultz -David M. Kennedy -Robert H. Finch -Donald H. Rumsfeld -George H. W. Bush -Office of Manangement and Budget [OMB] The President and Butterfield left at 6:09 pm.
Conversation No. 731-3 Date: June 12, 1972 Time: Unknown after 6:09 pm. Location: Oval Office Unknown persons (Secret Service agents) met.
The unknown persons left at an unknown time before 7:45 am., June 13, 1972.