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Start Date: Monday, August 2, 1971 7:01 PM

End Date: Monday, August 2, 1971 10:17 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Mitchell, John N.Higby, Lawrence M.White House operatorNunn, Lee R.Connally, John B.Sanchez, Manolo[Unknown person(s)]Rogers, William P.

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:42:56

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:23:22

268a.mp3

268b.mp3

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NARA Description:

On August 2, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, John N. Mitchell, Lawrence M. Higby, White House operator, Lee R. Nunn, John B. Connally, Manolo Sanchez, unknown person(s), and William P. Rogers met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 3:01 pm to 6:17 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 268-005 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 268-5

Date: August 2, 1971
Time: 3:01 pm - 6:17 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

     President's schedule
          -John N. Mitchell

     US foreign relations
          -People's Republic of China [PRC] visit
               -Ronald W. Reagan's statement
                      -Wire report
                      -Endorsement
                           -Vietnam
                                 -Prisoner’s of War [POWs]
                      -Reaction of California conservatives
                           -H. L. (“Bill”) Richardson
                                 -John Birch Society
                                 -Reagan’s conservatism
                           -Walter Henson
                                 -Revenue sharing
                      -Anticommunism
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Mitchell entered at 3:03 pm.

                         -Reagan’s view
                         -Reaction of California conservatives
                              -Richardson
                              -Henson


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Lawrence M. Higby entered at 3:26 pm.

     Lockheed vote
         -Results
               -Spiro T. Agnew
               -Evaluation
               -House vote
         -John B. Connally
         -George P. Shultz
         -President's telephone calls
               -Barry M. Goldwater
               -George D. Aiken
               -Carl T. Curtis
               -Goldwater
                     Speech in Colorado
               -Nelson A. Rockefeller

Higby left at 3:27 pm.
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    Personnel
         -Wage and price freeze
         -Robert H. Finch
         -Peter G. Peterson
         -Peter M. Flanigan
         -Donald H. Rumsfeld
               -Reports
                     -John R. Brown, III
               -Role with administration
                     -Counsellor to the President
                     -Possible trips
                           -Latin America
               -Political value
               -Office of Emergency Preparedness [OEP]
               -Role with administration
                     -Cabinet
                           -George W. Romney
                           -John A. Volpe
                           -Elliot L. Richardson
                           -Interior or Agriculture Departments
                     -Undersecretary of State
                           -William P. Rogers
                                 -John N. Irwin, II
                                 -Flanigan
               -Steel strike
                     -Negotiations
                           -Disclosure
               -Possible trips
                     -Europe
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                    -Latin America
                    -Restrictions on President's travel
                          -Latin America
                                -Possible riots
                    -Finch


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    Personnel
         -Secretary of Agriculture
              -Clifford M. Hardin
                    -Conversation with Rogers
                    -Possible resignation from Cabinet


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         -Hardin's possible departure
              -Farm bill
              -Replacement
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                     -President's conversation with Connally
                           -American Farm Bureau Federation [AFBF]
                           -Cattlemen
                           -Dairymen
                -John A. Love
                     -Colorado
                -Henry L. Bellmon
                     -Bryce N. Harlow
                     -US Senate
                     -Sales qualities
                -Love
                -Louie B. Nunn
                     -Lee R. Nunn
                     -Harry S. Dent

The President talked with the White House operator at 3:57 pm.

[Conversation No. 268-5A]

     Call to Dent

[End of telephone conversation]

     Mitchell’s conversation with Louie Nunn
          -John Sherman Cooper
          -Nunn
                -Possible service to President
                     -Lexington, Kentucky law firm

     Personnel
          -Secretary of Agriculture
               -Louie Nunn
                     -Political qualities
               -Hardin

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:57 pm and
3:59 pm.

[Conversation No. 268-5B]

     Call to Lee Nunn
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[End of telephone conversation]

     Lockheed vote
         -J. Caleb Boggs
         -William V. Roth
         -Aiken
         -Bellmon
         -Curtis
         -Aiken
         -Results
         -Curtis
         -Aiken

     Personnel
          -Secretary of Agriculture
               -Nunn
               -Type of background needed

The President talked with Lee Nunn between 3:59 pm and 4:00 pm.

[Conversation No. 268-5C]

     Louie Nunn
          -Farming background
          -Knowledge of farming

[End of telephone conversation]

     Personnel
          -Secretary of Agriculture
               -Nunn
                     -Background
               -[Forename unknown] Rogers' possible talk with Hardin
               -Nunn
                     -Possible action
                           -Resignation
                                 -Timing
                     -Hardin
                     -Political position
                           -South
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                   -Compared to Romney, Volpe
                         -Congress, speech making
                   -Instruction for Mitchell
                   -Connally
                   -Harlow
                   -Connally


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    Personnel
         -Ambassador to Great Britain
              -Possible Change
                   -[Walter H. Annenberg]
                         -Possible return from London
                               -Campaign
                   -Reagan
                   -Annenberg
                         -Campaign contribution
                               -Amount
                         -Editorials
                         -Influence
                   -Timing
                         -Political aspect
                               -Timing
                   -California politics
                         -Reagan
                               -Ambassadorship
                         -Edwin Reinecke
                               -Governorship
                         -Finch
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                                -Senate
                          -1972 election
                          -Reagan
                          -Senate
                          -Reinecke
                          -Reagan
                          -Finch
                          -1972 election
                      -Annenberg
                          -Staff
                                -Reagan

Higby entered at 4:10 pm.

     Connally's arrival

Highly left at 4:12 pm.


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Connally entered at 4:15 pm.

     Lockheed vote
         -Outcome
               -Curtis, Aiken, Bellmon, Lloyd M. Bentsen, Karl E. Mundt, [Boggs, Roth],
                     Robert C. Byrd, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., Howard W. Cannon, Clifford P, Case,
                     Marlow Cook, John Sherman Cooper, Norris Cotton [?]
               -Alan Cranston, Robert J. Dole, Allen J. Ellender, Paul J. Fannin, David H.
                     Gambrell, Barry M. Goldwater, Robert Griffin
               -Peter H. Dominick, Hugh Scott, Charles H. Percy, Edward J. Gurney, Ernest F.
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                Hollings, Roman L. Hruska, Hubert H. Humphrey, Jacob K. Javits, Daniel
                K. Inouye, Clinton P. Anderson,
           -Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., Thomas J. McIntyre, Lee Metcalf, Jack Miller
-Frank E. Moss, Joseph M. Montoya, Edmund S. Muskie, Robert W. Packwood
           -James B. Pearson, Winston L. Prouty, William B. Saxbe, Richard S.
                Schweiker, Ted Stevens, Margaret Chase Smith, Stevens
           -Robert A. Taft, Jr., Harrison A. Williams, John G. Tower, John V. Tunney,
                Lowell P. Weicker
           -Milton Young, William B. Spong, Jr., Byrd
           -Analysis
                -Liberals
                -Conservatives
                -Trans World Airlines [TWA]
                -United Airlines
                -American Airlines
                -McDonnell-Douglas
                -United Auto Workers [UAW]
                -Machinists Union
                -Opponents
                -Republican leadership in Senate
                -President's efforts to get support
                      -Reaction to opponents
                            -Fannin
                            -Hruska
                            -Curtis

Personnel
     -Possible Secretary of Agriculture
          -Mitchell
          -Candidates
                -Political qualities
                -AFBF
          -Love
                -Possible candidacy
          -Louie Nunn
                -Background
                -Appeal to farmers
                -Connally's reaction
                      -Appearance
                      -Administrative abilities
                -J. Philip Campbell
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-As politician
-Tenure as governor
-Compared to Hardin
-President’s qualities
-Political qualities
-Anecdote
      -Highways
-Possible problems
      -Press
      -Another governor in Cabinet
-Compared to other governors
      -Indiana
      -Ohio
      -Richard B. Ogilvie
      -Robert D. Ray
-Image in agriculture
-Position with kennels and horse racers
      -Quarterhouse Association
            -American National Academy
                   -AFBF
      -Horseracing as sport
            -Support for President by racing fans
                   -George A. Smathers
-Kentucky
      -Tobacco, peanuts, cotton
            -Ties to Southeast
      -Geographic position as border state
            -Crop
-Influence in Ohio, West Virginia, Tennessee
-Political image with horseracing or breeding states
      -Mountain states
            -Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Utah
            -Texas, Oklahoma
-Oil business contacts
      -Ashland Oil
-Rogers
      -Hardin
-Mitchell’s forthcoming call
-Timing of possible appointment
      -Kentucky gubernatorial election
-Hardin
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                -Campbell
                -Nunn
                      -Kentucky
                           -Geographic position
                                -Civil rights
                                -Agriculture
                -Agriculture
                -Strengths
                -Dairy industry
                      -Hardin
Economy
    -Connally's talk with Shultz
          -Future
          -President’s possible talk
                -Wall Street
    -International monetary crisis
          -Deutsche mark
          -Dollar deficit
          -Balance of trade
    -Business problems
          -Investment
          -Competitiveness
          -Worker motivation
          -Dollar
                -Overvaluation
          -Inflation
          -Labor
          -Competitiveness
          -Need for tax credit
          -Investment
          -Business and labor
          -Need for import control
          -Investment concerns
          -Erosion of confidence in economic leadership by administration
                -Economists, writers
                -Retail sales
                -Stockmarket
                      -Figure
                -Unemployment
                -Inflation
                      -Steel
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-US business
-International monetary crisis
      -US foreign assets
            -Erosion
                   -Press
                   -Gold reserves
                          -Level
                          -US obligation to convert currency
                   -Germany, France, Japan, Great Britain
                          -Need for action
                               -Timing
                                     -1972 election
                               -Losses
                   -The Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Great Britain, France
                   -Forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting
                          -Timing
-Possible US actions
      -Closing gold window
            -IMF
      -Floating the dollar
            -Fixed parity
            -Dutch guilder
            -Deutsche mark
            -Italian lira
            -French franc
            -Pound sterling
            -Japanese yen
            -Stabilizing international monetary situation
            -Devaluation of dollar
      -Automobile tax repeal
            -Excise tax cost
            -Impact on economy
                   -Retail automobile prices
                          -Japan
                   -Employment
      -Investment tax credit
            -Cost to the Government
            -Stress on action
      -10% import tax
            -Inflation
      -Wage and price freeze
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     -Inflation
     -Duration
     -Defer House Resolution [H R] 1
-Opposition to federal employee pay increase
     -Suspension of comparability
-Revenue-sharing
     -Nelson A. Rockefeller
     -Budget
-Need to control international situation
     -Suspension of currency convertibility
            -Negotiations
            -Timing
            -Fixed rate
-Wage and price freeze
     -Import taxes
            -Inflation
     -Voluntary nature
     -Sanctions
     -Duration
-Excise tax on automobiles
-Import taxes
-Import level
-Investment tax credit
-Automobile tax repeal
-Advantages to the President
     -Fiscal responsibility
     -Republican philosophy
            -Sound dollar
     -Wage and price freezes
     -Conservatives
-Investment tax credit
     -Timing
            -Tax package
            -Depreciation
-Reaction
     -Wilbur D. Mills
     -Leonard Woodcock
-Shultz's reaction
     -Import taxes
            -Inflation
            -Wage and price freeze
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                 -Enforcement
-Bureaucratic structure for implementation
     -Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
     -Treasury Department
           -Connally
                 -Economic spokesman
     -OMB
           -Personnel
-Impact of action
     -President’s awareness of problems
     -President’s coverage to anticipate and action
     -International trade
           -Japanese, British, French
                 -Revaluation
           -US dollar
                 -Revaluation
     -Domestic
           -Investment tax credit
                 -Automobile buyers
                       -President’s constituency
           -Conservatives, business people
           -Economic stimulus
     -Import tax
     -Investment tax credit
     -Possible press stories
           -Criticism
                 -Wage and price controls
           -Connally’s television appearance
-Timing
     -Connally’s talk with Shultz
           -Meeting with the President
     -Congressional session
           -House
     -Shultz
           -Meeting
     -International situation
           -September 1971
           -August 1971
           -Wall Street
           -Steel price increase
     -Earlier versus later
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               -Effect on new car prices
          -Forthcoming meeting
               -President, Connally, Shultz
               -Paul W. McCracken, Peter G. Peterson, Paul A. Volcker, John A. Scali
               -Peterson
          -Effect of proposed action
               -Export rebate
               -Investment tax credit
          -General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [GATT]
          -Connally's unknown business friend in Houston, Texas
               -Steel purchase
                      -France
                           -Credit

President’s schedule
     -Forthcoming meeting
           -Connally’s schedule
           -Shultz schedule
           - McCracken, Arthur F. Burns, Peterson
           -Peterson
                 -Background
                 -Press
           -Shultz
           -Burns

Economy
    -Wage and Price Board
    -Wage and price freeze
         -Tax evasion
              -Compared to other countries
         -US business
              -Consumer Price Index [CPI]
         -Wages
              -Longshoremen
              -Construction
              -Shultz
              -Unions
    -Wage and Price Board
    -Duration
         -Conservatives
         -Rent control
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                -Republicans
                      -1946 election
           -Dwight D. Eisenhower
                -1952 election
                      -Communism, crime, control, Korea
           -Controls compared with freeze
                -Conservatives
                      -Milton Friedman
                      -Family assistance
                      -Inflation
           -Forthcoming meeting
                -Shultz
                -Connally's schedule

Connally left at 5:25 pm.

     Connally
         -Response to criticism
              -Sensitivity
         -Boldness

     Economy
         -Possible wage and price controls
              -Consumer spending
                    -Automobiles
              -Possible price drop
              -Recent retail sales
                    -Shultz
              -Consumer spending
              -Need for action
                    -Public reaction
                    -Duration of controls
                         -Six months

     President's schedule
          -Forthcoming meeting
                 -[Shultz and Connally
          -Peterson
                 -Press
                      -Unknown person
          -Forthcoming action on economy
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               -Burns
                    -Federal Reserve Board [FRB]

     Economy
         -Proposed US action
              -Possible effects

     President's schedule
          -Possible press conference
                 -Cancellation
                      -Need to study economic proposals
                 -Questions
                      -People's Republic of China [PRC], Pakistan
                 -Timing
                      -Need to study economic proposals

     Economy
         -Proposed US action
              -Wage and price freeze
                   -Shultz and Connally
              -Possible psychological effects
                   -Floating the dollar
                   -US business
                   -Analogy to PRC opening
                   -International monetary crisis
                   -Wall Street
                   -Consumers
              -McCracken
         -HR 1 [welfare reform]
              -Work requirements
              -Reaction to bill
                   -Senate
                   -Conservatives
                   -Blacks

     Presidents’ schedule
          -Press conference

Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.
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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:49 pm.

     Busing
          -Austin, Texas case
          -Shultz
                -Louisiana
                -View
          -Polls
                -Blacks
                -Mitchell's possible action
          -Elliot L. Richardson
          -Appeal
                -Court decree
                      -Minimum busing
          -Legislative action
                -Proposed amendment
                -The President's talk with John D. Ehrlichman
                      -Congress
                            -School aid
                      -Amendment
          -Effect of court action
                -Warren E. Burger

Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 5:25 pm.


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[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 15s ]


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Sanchez left at an unknown time before 5:49 pm.

     Busing
          -Supreme Court opinion
               -Mitchell's talk with Burger
                    -Racial balance

Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and 5:49 pm.

[Conversation No. 268-5D]

     Stock market
          -Report on activity

[End of telephone conversation]

     Stock market
          -Report on activity
               -President's reaction

     Busing
          -Proposed Constitutional amendment
               -Republican platform, 1972
               -Possible Congressional action
                    -Nelson A. Rockefeller, Jacob K. Javits, Lowell P. Wiecker, Jr., Edward
                          W. Brooke, Hugh Scott
               -Timing
                    -Democratic opponent
               -Possible support
                          -Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, Ohio
          -Effect
               -Elementary and high school children
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           -Louisiana
                -Quality of schools
                      -Effects of busing
                      -Louisiana
                      -Compared to Washington, DC schools
           -Administration policy
                -Possible Constitutional amendment
                      -School aid
                      -Problem
                           -Court orders
                      -Timing
                           -Forthcoming presidential election
                                  -Edmund S. Muskie, Hubert H. Humphrey and Edward M.
                                       Kennedy
                           -Possible ramifications
                                  -Disturbances

Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and 5:49 pm.

[See Conversation No. 268-5E ]

     Connally
         -Meeting with the President
              -Timing

[End of telephone conversation]

     Revenue-sharing

     Busing
          -Social issue
               -Inter-racial experiences

     PRC
           -US policy

     Economy
         -Possible criticism

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 5:25 pm and
5:49 pm.
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[Conversation No. 268-5F]

     Call to William P. Rogers

[End of telephone conversation]

     Economy
         -Japan
              -Textiles
                    -US equipment
              -Profits
              -Automobiles, radios, electronics

The President talked with Rogers between 5:49 pm and 5:57 pm.

[Conversation No. 268-5G]

     Conference

     President's schedule
          -Steel prices
          -Busing discussion

     Lockheed vote
         -President's call to Barry Goldwater, Aiken
         -Dominick, James L. Buckley, Gerald R. Ford

     PRC announcement
         -Peking
         -Reaction
               -Peking
               -Press
         -Statement
         -Television program
               -Simulation

     Lockheed Amendment
         -Outcome of vote

     Pakistan
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          -Possible action
          -United Nations [UN]
          -India
                -Kenneth B. Keating
          -Press reaction
                -Vietnam
                      -Henry A. Kissinger
                -Biafra
                -India
          -Possible action by India
                -US response
                      -Indian Ambassador
                      -Aid
                            -Congress

     Rogers' health

[End of telephone conversation]


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     INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS


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     Economy
         -Shultz
         -Connally
              -Wage and price policy
         -Possible action
              -Volcker's recommendations
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                 -International bank
                 -Gold
     -Connally

Spiro T. Agnew
     -Foreign trip
           -Press reaction
           -Rogers
           -Bryce N. Harlow's participation

Appointment
    -[Forename unknown] Neal vote
         -Judgeship

Agnew
    -Advisory role
          -PRC
          -Welfare
    -Forthcoming presidential election
    -Relations with Ehrlichman
          -White House appearances
    -Intergovernmental Relations Office
          -Clarence D. Ward
    -PRC
          -Peking
    -Kissinger
    -Taiwan
    -Rogers
    -Camp David
          -Cabinet
    -President's reaction to trip
    -As advisor
          -Ehrlichman
    -Credibility
          -Forthcoming election
          -Republican right
          -W. Clement Stone
          -Internecine warfare
    -Secret Service
    -Staff
    -Media
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          -Status quo
          -Colorado convention
                -Vote
          -Cabinet
          -Senate
          -Lockheed vote
                -Agnew's role
                      -President’s role as Vice President
                            -Eisenhower
                      -Curtis, Fannin, Goldwater
          -Contact with governors
                -Ronald W. Reagan
          -As advisor
                -Ehrlichman
                -Issues
                      -School desegregation
                -Connally
                -Instructions for Haldeman
                      -Staff
          -John A. Scali story
                -Victor Gold
                -Williamsburg
                -Associated Press [AP]
                -Herbert G. Klein
                -Ronald L. Ziegler
                -Newsweek magazine
                      -Nature of Vice President's trip
                -Press

     President's schedule
          -Forthcoming meeting

     Agnew
         -Role
         -Press

     Cabinet
          -Romney
          -Volpe

Haldeman and Mitchell left at 6:17 pm.
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