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Start Date: Thursday, March 9, 1972 2:28 PM

End Date: Thursday, March 9, 1972 5:50 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")White House operatorSkelton, Richard ("Red")[Unknown person(s)]Kissinger, Henry A.Woods, Rose MaryCox, Tricia NixonSanchez, Manolo

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:17:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:44:42

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NARA Description:

On March 9, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, White House operator, Richard ("Red") Skelton, unknown person(s), Henry A. Kissinger, Rose Mary Woods, Tricia Nixon Cox, and Manolo Sanchez met in the Oval Office of the White House from 9:28 am to 12:50 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 681-002 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 681-2

Date: March 9, 1972
Time: 9:28 am - 12:50 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with H. R. Haldeman.

     Haldeman’s schedule
          -Door

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] investigation
           -Clark MacGregor
                 -Roman L. Hruska
           -Hearings
           -Meeting with leadership committee
                 -Peter M. Flanigan and Henry A. Kissinger
           -Jack N. Anderson’s prepared statement
                 -Copy needed
                       -Hruska
           -Contributions to campaign
           -Advertising
           -John W. Byrnes
           -Richard W. McLaren
                 -Television appearance
                       -Haldeman
           -Compared to Griswold v. Connecticut Supreme Court case
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           -Public opinion
     -Lobbyists
           -Problems
     -John N. Mitchell
     -Dita D. Beard memorandum
     -John B. Connally
     -Hilton
     -Federal Communications Commission [FCC] investigation
           -Congressional knowledge
           -Hruska
     -Edward M. Kennedy
     -General Motors [GM]
     -Pennsylvania Central Transportation Company
     -Maurice H. Stans, the President, Mitchell, David M. Kennedy
     -Arthur F. Burns
     -Hearings
           -Democrats

News stories
    -Aircraft bombing
    -New Hampshire primary
    -Aircraft bombing
          -Possibility of additional bombs
          -Checking passengers
          -Deputies
          -Placement of bomb
          -Los Angeles
          -Lack of injuries
    -New Hampshire primary

ITT case
     -Anderson
     -Leaks to press
          -Amount of information
     -Story in Washington Post
          -Contribution
                 -Haldeman
     -Public relations efforts
          -Strategy
          -Charles W. Colson
          -Robert J. Dole
     -Hotels
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              -Contributions
              -Link with ITT
                    -Strategy
         -Corporate contributions
         -Court decision
              -Contribution

    Tricia Nixon Cox
          -Schedule
               -Young Republicans
               -National Portrait Gallery
               -Dinner
                    -Read statement from the President

    Dinner
         -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
              -Speech
         -MacGregor
              -Politics
                    -The President’s position
                          -New Hampshire


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    Editorials
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    Guns
           -William Loeb on the Today show
                 -Connally
                      -Texas
                 -Los Angeles


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                -Watts riot


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    Guns
           -Haldeman’s view
           -The President’s experience
           -Haldeman’s experience
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     ITT case
          -Press conference
               -Schedule
               -Testimony
                     -Mitchell
               -Administration side
                     -Mitchell
                          -Health
                               -Dr. W. Kenneth Riland
                               -Martha (Beall) Mitchell
                               -Possible vacation
                                    -Timing
                                          -Hearings
                                    -Florida
                                    -Charles G. (“Bebe”) Rebozo


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The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:28 am and
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9:59 am.

[Conversation No. 681-2A]

[See Conversation No. 21-26]

[End of telephone conversation]


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The President talked with Richard (“Red”) Skelton between 9:59 am and 10:00 a.m.

[Conversation No. 681-2B]

[See Conversation No. 21-27]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Skelton
          -1968

     Washington Post story
         -Poll

     Cabinet Room
          -Heat
                -Fireplace
                -Portable heaters


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An unknown woman entered at an unknown time after 10:00 am.

     Rose Mary Woods
          -Schedule
               -Forthcoming meeting with the President

The unknown woman left at an unknown time before 10:09 am.

     Woods
         -Work habits
         -White House staff
              -Speeches
                   -Drafts

     The President’s schedule
          -Gridiron dinner
               -Agnew
               -California
                      -Republicans
               -Agnew
               -The President
               -Ronald W. Reagan
               -Mitchell
               -Henry A. Kissinger

Kissinger entered at 10:09 am.

     Kissinger’s schedule
          -California
                -Roast
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News summary
    -The People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip
         -Hugh S. Sidey
         -Time-Life
         -Stewart J.O. Alsop
         -John F. Osborne
               -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
         -Joseph W. Alsop
         -Composition of news summary
               -Right-wing
               -Sidey, Stewart Alsop, Life, Osborne
               -Balance of stories
    -Stewart Alsop
         -Kissinger
         -State Department
         -Television
               -Spectrum [?]
               -Rogers
                    -Mao Tse-tung
                    -Alsop’s talk with Kissinger
                    -State Department
                    -Life
                          -Shanghai Communique
                    -Sidey
                    -Thomas Griffith
    -Balance
         -Impact on White House staff
               -Woods
    -Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin
         -William F. Buckley, Jr.
         -United Press International [UPI] wire
         -New York Times
    -Stewart Alsop
         -Balance

Kissinger’s schedule
     -Previous meeting with Melvin R. Laird
           -Public opinion
                 -The President
           -Second term
           -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS]
                 -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
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                -Cooperation
                    -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer

US – Soviet Union relations
     -SALT
          -James L. Buckley and John G. Tower
          -Submarines
          -Land based missiles
          -Agreements
               -Submarines
               -Land based missiles
          -Rogers
          -Development of submarines
               -Undersea Long-range Missile Systems [ULMS]
               -Congress
          -Communique
               -PRC trip
                     -Compared to forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union
          -Gerard C. Smith

Rogers
    -Stewart Alsop
    -Possible change of Secretary of State
          -Connally
          -Mitchell
          -The President’s view
               -Administration opponents
               -Elliot L. Richardson
               -[David] Kenneth Rush
          -Kissinger’s view
               -Rush
                     -Press stories
    -State Department relations with the White House
          -The President’s view
               -Cabinet relations
                     -British parliamentary system
          -Kissinger’s view
               -Democratic convention
               -Soviet summit
               -Rogers

Forthcoming US-Soviet Union summit
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-Kissinger’s forthcoming meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
      -The President’s presence
           -Kissinger
           -Rogers
-Rogers’s forthcoming meeting with Dobrynin
-The President’s role
-Rogers
      -The President’s previous meeting with Rogers
           -Rogers’s role during summit
                 -Trade and grain discussions
                 -Cabinet members’ desire to participate in summit
                 -Earl L. Butz’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union
                 -Trade and grain discussions
                 -Peter G. Peterson
                 -Middle East
-The President’s role
      -SALT
      -Middle East
           -European Security Conference
-Middle East
      -Rogers
-European Security Conference
      -Rogers’s submission of paper
      -Rogers’s possible talks with Andrei A. Gromyko
-State Department
-SALT
      -Rogers
           -JCS
           -Laird
           -The President’s view
                 -Soviet goals
                 -Southeast Asia
                 -PRC
                       -Gromyko
                 -South Asia
-Rogers
      -Grain
      -Environment
      -Space
      -Science cooperation
      -European Security Conference
      -Dobrynin
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                    -Location
                         -Rogers


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SOVIET UNION

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              -Advance for summit
                  -Ronald H. Walker

    Reelection of the President
         -Personal papers
         -New government
         -The President’s talk with Kissinger, March 8, 1972
         -Edward M. Kennedy
               -Chou En-lai
         -Edmund S. Muskie
         -Hubert H. Humphrey
               -Taiwan
               -Asia
               -Arms control
               -Chou En-lai
               -Soviets
               -India
         -The President’s view
               -Need for Soviet perspective
                     -Rogers

    Foreign policy
         -Need to understand motives of opposition
              -Whittaker Chambers
                    -Talk with the President at Pipe Creek Farm
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          -Alger Hiss
          -Robert A. Taft, Sr.
                -Korea
                      -The President’s view as a Congressman
                      -The President’s talk with Chambers
                            -Communists
                                 -Japan
                                 -Korea
                                 -Dean G. Acheson
          -Vietnam War
                -Strait of Malacca
                      -National Security Council [NSC] meetings
                            -Gen. George A. Lincoln
                            -Agnew
                                 -Compared to Patrick J. Buchanan
                            -Laird
                            -Richard M. Helms
          -PRC
                -Rogers’s view
                      -Andre Malraux
                            -Trade
          -US presence in Asia
                -The President’s position
                -Rogers
                -The President’s meeting with Chou En-lai
                -Rogers
                      -Kissinger’s view
          -SALT
                -Soviet goals
                      -Rogers’s view
                            -Negotiations
          -India-Pakistan situation
                -PRC
          -Cuban submarine base [Cienfuegos]

State Department
      -Foreign Service
           -The President’s possible meeting with U. Alexis Johnson
           -Appropriations
           -Advisory role
                 -Jurisdiction question
           -Harry S. Truman
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           -The President’s view
           -Acheson
                 -Bureaucracy
     -Dwight D. Eisenhower
           -Comments on using opponent’s perspective
-NSC meetings
     -Robert (“Bobby”) Cutler
-John Foster Dulles
     -The President’s previous defense
-Advisors’ role
     -Bureaucracy compared with the President
-Secretary of State
     -Possible change
           -Bureaucracy
           -Example of Attorney General
                 -Mitchell
                       -Appointments
                       -Civil Rights Division
                       -Legal aid
           -Kissinger’s view
                 -Josef V. Stalin
                       -Purges
           -Timing
                 -Election
                 -Inauguration
           -Kissinger’s view
           -Eisenhower administration
-Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard T. Davies
     -Testimony before the House
           -Greece
           -Yugoslavia
           -Romania
     -New Secretary of State
           -Chad
-Rogers
     -The President’s view
           -Press
                 -The President
                       -Herbert Block [Herblock] cartoons
     -Loyalty
     -Press
           -Steward Alsop
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              -Washington Star article
                    -John N. Irwin, II
          -PRC trip
              -Mao Tse-tung meeting with the President
                    -Life
                    -Chou En-lai
                          -Influence
                    -Kissinger’s view
                          -Chinese television
                          -Newsweek
                    -Visits by heads of state
                          -Location of host head of state
                          -News summary
              -Unknown Chinese professor [Liu?]
                    -Article in Newsweek
                          -Pham Van Dong
                          -Reception at airport
                                -Red Guard
                                -Politburo
              -Reception
                    -Nicolae Ceausescu

The PRC trip
     -News summary
          -Osborne article
     -Ronald L. Ziegler
          -William F. Buckley, Jr., Osborne, Sidey
                -Kissinger’s view
                -Forthcoming Soviet trip
     -Television coverage
          -Kissinger’s view
                -Haldeman
          -Specials
          -Chinese
          -The President’s image
          -Editorials
                -Newspapers
                -Life
                      -Tone
                      -Shanghai Communique
     -Public opinion of the President
          -Haldeman at Ford’s Theatre
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                -Talk with Father Gilbert V. Hartke
                      -Message from Giovanni Battista Motini [Pope Paul VI]
                      -Catholic Church
                      -Call to Woods
                      -The PRC trip
                            -Hartke’s view
          -Letters to Kissinger
          -John K. Fairbanks’s comments
                -Knowledge of the PRC
          -Buckley
                -Forthcoming Soviet trip
                      -National Review
                -Communism
                      -Peking against Moscow
                            -The PRC trip
          -Sidey

Foreign policy
     -Rogers’s possible trips
          -Poland
          -Yugoslavia
          -Romania
          -Poland
          -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
          -Soviets
          -Poland
     -The President’s meeting with Dobrynin
     -Soviet summit
          -Rogers
                -Communique
                      -Drafting
                            -Chou En-lai
                -Trade
                -Space
                -Environment
                -European Security Conference
                -Trade
                      -The President’s memorandum
                -Position papers
                -Trade
                      -The NSC system
                            -Meeting
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                           -Agnew
                           -The President
                           -Rogers’s negotiations
                     -Forthcoming paper from NSC working group
                     -Kissinger’s comparison paper
                           -The President’s approval
                     -Peterson
                     -Peter M. Flanigan
                     -Treasury Department
                     -State Department
          -Middle East comparison to trade issue
          -Trade
               -Peterson and Flanigan
               -Dobrynin
               -State Department negotiations
               -Flanigan
                     -Basic preparation
               -The President’s view
               -Rogers’s negotiations
          -NSC position papers
               -Middle East
               -SALT negotiations
               -European Security Conference
               -Middle East
          -Dobrynin meeting
               -Rogers compared with the President
-Chinese
     -Mao Tse-tung conversation with the President
           -Kissinger’s view
                -The President
                -Mao Tse-tung
                      -The President’s reelection
                -Chinese compared to the Soviets
-Soviet summit
     -Rogers
           -European Security Conference
           -Middle East
                -Golda Meir
           -SALT
           -European Security Conference
           -Rogers’s role compared with Kissinger’s role
                -PRC
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                -Haldeman’s view
                      -Gromyko, Aleksei N. Kosygin, Leonid I. Brezhnev
           -European Security Conference
           -Middle East
           -SALT
           -European Security Conference
                -Dobrynin’s meeting with Rogers
                -NSC
                -Rogers’s reports
                -Memoranda of conversation
                -SALT
                -Middle East
                -Position of the US
                -Rogers
                      -Kissinger’s view
                      -Richardson
                -Rogers’s possible position
                      -Dulles and Eisenhower example
                      -PRC trip
                            -Rogers’s report to Congressional leaders
                      -Dobrynin
                      -Rogers’s work during the PRC trip
-The PRC trip
     -State Department
           -Shanghai Communique
           -Washington Star article
     -Leaks
           -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III
                -Under Secretary
           -Washington Star
                -George Sherman’s article
                      -Colson
                      -Irwin
                      -Bureaucracy
                      -Joseph C. Kraft
                      -Stanley Karnow
                      -Washington Star
                      -Sherman’s possible meeting with Kissinger
                      -Washington Post
                      -Kraft
                      -Sherman
     -Columns
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-Marvin L. Kalb interview of Kissinger
    -Ziegler
    -The President’s view
    -Questions to expect
          -Shanghai Communique
          -State Department
    -Prime time coverage
    -Networks
          -National Broadcasting Company [NBC]
          -Columbia Broadcasting System[CBS]
    -Subjects
    -News summary
    -Ziegler
    -Haldeman’s view
          -Positives
          -Negatives
                -Senate Foreign Relations Committee
                      -J. William Fulbright
                           -Call to Kissinger
                                 -Blair House
                -State Department
    -Shanghai Communique
    -The President’s meeting with Chou En-lai
    -The President’s image
    -Plans for trip
          -State Department
                -Warsaw
    -Prime time audience
          -Press conference comparison
    -Shanghai Communique
    -Questions
          -PRC, Soviet Union, US
          -Plans for trip
                -Herbert G. Klein
          -Ziegler
                -Timing of interview
    -Shanghai Communique
          -The President
          -Rogers
                -Kissinger’s view
    -Prime time
          -Reasons for interview
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-Kalb
     -The President’s view
     -Compared to Howard K. Smith
     -Compared to Dan Rather
     -Smith
-Foreign policy
     -The President
-Timing
-Foreign policy discussion
     -PRC
     -Soviets
     -Kissinger’s story
           -JCS
     -Questions
           -Decisions
           -Preparations for meetings
-Rogers
     -Leaders meeting
-Kissinger’s comments
     -The President’s guidance
     -Dobrynin
     -Forthcoming Soviet trip
           -Memoranda
           -Preparations
-The President’s view
     -Election
     -Ziegler
-Questions
     -Sherman story
     -Decisions by the President
           -Rogers and Irwin
-National television
     -Kissinger and Foreign Service officers
-Marshall Green
-Networks
     -CBS
           -The President’s view
           -PRC trip
                 -American Broadcasting Company [ABC]
                 -NBC
                      -John W. Chancellor
           -Walter L. Cronkite, Jr.
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                        -Rather
            -News summary
                  -The PRC trip
                  -Cambodia
                  -The New Republic
                  -Ziegler
                  -Sidey
-State Department
-ITT
-Shanghai Communique
      -Rogers
            -Berlin Agreement
      -Announcement, March 10, 1972
-PRC
      -Michael J. Mansfield
      -House leaders
-Change in public viewpoint
      -Art Buchwald
            -Agnew
-The President’s accomplishments
-Soviet summit
-PRC
-Another trip
-Rogers’s possible foreign trips
      -Yugoslavia
      -Romania
      -Poland
      -Press
      -Yugoslavia
      -Romania
      -Poland
            -Political impact of visit
      -Iran
            -Soviet summit
      -Eastern European countries
            -Czechoslovakia
            -Poland
      -Iran
      -Pope Paul VI
      -Iran
            -Rogers’s possible participation
                  -NATO
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                             -Pope Paul VI
                                  -Italy

     Ambassadorships

The President left at an unknown time after 10:09 am.

     Rogers
         -Possible replacement
              -Mitchell
              -Connally
              -Kissinger’s view
                     -Soviet summit

The President returned at an unknown time before 11:50 am.

     Ambassadorships
         -West Germany
              -Martin J. Hillenbrand
         -Australia
              -Adm. Horacio Rivero, Jr.
                    -Background

Woods entered at 11:50 am.


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Woods left at 12:02 pm.

     Ambassadorships
         -Rivero
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          -Puerto Rico

Appointments
    -Possible replacement as Secretary of Defense
         -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
                -Laird
                -The President’s view
                -Chief of Staff of the Army
                      -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
                           -Vice Chief of Staff
                -Kissinger’s view
                      -Laos
                -[First name unknown] Davidson [?]
                      -Europe
                -Andrew J. Goodpaster
                      -Supreme Allied Commander, Europe [NATO] [SACEUR]
                -US forces in Europe
                      -Seventh Army
                -Haig

Ambassadorships
    -Rivero
         -Australia
         -Spain
               -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr.
                    -Possible conflict of interest
    -Mosbacher
         -Portugal
               -Flanigan’s view
                    -Chief of Protocol
                    -Guatemala
                    -Caribbean
                          -Jamaican Prime Minister [Michael Manley]
                               -Nationalization of bauxite industry
                                     -Vincent W. de Roulet
    -Australia
         -Rivero
               -Portugal
                    -George W. Anderson, Jr.
                    -Sixth Fleet

Appointments
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     -Army
          -[First name unknown] Davidson
     -United Nations [UN]
          -Jerome H. Holland

Ambassadorships
    -Sweden
          -Lloyd Miller
                -Australia
    -Australia [?]
          -Wiley Buchanan
          -Andrew F. Brimmer
                -Federal Reserve Board [FRB]
          -Unknown person
                -Florida
          -Brimmer compared to Buchanan
    -Portugal
          -Buchanan
          -Rivero
          -Buchanan
                -The President’s view
          -Rivero
                -Finland
                -Ability to speak Spanish and Portuguese
          -Buchanan
    -Emory C. Swank
          -Cambodia
          -Ceylon [Sri Lanka]
          -Kissinger’s view
    -Cambodia
          -Charles S. Whitehouse
    -Nicaragua
    -Iran
          -Joseph S. Farland
    -Rogers
          -Flanigan
          -The President’s view
    -Farland
          -Kissinger’s view
          -The President’s view

The President’s schedule
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     -Unknown man
           -Meeting
                 -Anti-ballistic missiles [ABM]
                 -The President’s view
                      -Jack N. Anderson papers
                 -Kissinger’s view
     -Rogers
           -Meeting with Pope Paul VI
     -Example of Romanian foreign minister
           -Reasons for not meeting
                 -Foreign policy
                 -Domestic policy
                      -Busing
                      -Social Security
                      -Welfare reform
                      -Pensions
     -Kissinger’s schedule
     -California
     -Rogers
     -Kissinger’s schedule
           -Forthcoming dinner for Nihat Erim
           -Forthcoming interview with Kalb
           -Dobrynin meeting
           -Senate Foreign Relations Committee
           -House Foreign Affairs Committee
           -Forthcoming trip to Japan
     -California
     -Gridiron dinner
           -Kissinger
     -The President’s forthcoming trip to Canada
           -Organization of American States [OAS] meeting
                 -Timing
                 -Ontario
                 -Ottawa

Kissinger’s schedule
     -Japan
     -Paris
     -Japan
           -Eisaku Sato
     -Paris talks compared to Japan
     -Paris talks
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                -European Conference
                     -Brussels
                -Vietnam
                     -Troop announcement
                           -Timing
                                 -Canada
                           -Laird
           -Brussels
                -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
                     -Rogers
                           -Joseph M. Luns
                           -European relations
                           -Kissinger’s talk with Luns
                           -NATO
                                 -David M. Kennedy
                                      -Connally
                                      -Soviet Union
                                      -PRC

Kissinger left at 12:27 pm.

     Kissinger’s schedule
          -NATO
                -Rogers
                     -Relations with Kissinger
                     -Luns

     Connally
         -George P. Shultz’s view
              -Politics
                    -Issues
                          -Polls
                          -Unemployment benefits
                          -Administration programs
                                -Elderly
                                -Spending
                                -Inflation
              -Connally
                    -Domestic issues
                    -Haldeman’s view
                          -Connally’s background
                                -John F. Kennedy
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                                  -Texas
                                  -Lyndon B. Johnson
                                  -Democrat
                                       -Press
                                            -Compared to the President

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 12:27 pm and
12:31 pm.

[Conversation No. 681-2C]

[See Conversation No. 21-28]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Connally
         -Politician as an advisor
               -Haldeman

The President talked with Tricia Nixon Cox between 12:31 pm and 12:34 pm.

[Conversation No. 681-2D]

[See Conversation No. 21-29; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation]

[End of telephone conversation]


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     Agnew’s schedule
         -California Republicans
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           -Ronald W. Reagan

The President’s schedule
     -Gridiron dinner
          -Edgar Allen Poe
                 -Erim dinner
          -Klein
          -Kissinger
          -Rogers
                 -The President’s forthcoming trip to California
                 -Haldeman’s view
                       -Agnew
                       -Toast
          -Democratic candidates presence
                 -“Women’s Lib”
                       -Invitations to women
          -Mrs. Nixon’s presence
                 -Julie Nixon Eisenhower
                 -Tricia Nixon Cox
                 -The President’s view
          -Agnew

Rogers
    -Kissinger
    -Trade
    -SALT
    -Dobrynin meeting
         -Forthcoming US-Soviet summit
               -Rogers’s role
                    -Kissinger
                          -PRC

Kissinger
     -Press appearances
          -Scali
          -Ziegler
     -Talk with Haldeman
          -Backgrounder
          -Foreign policy
                -Characteristics of leaders
                     -The President
                     -Mao Tse-tung
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                               -Charles A.J.M. De Gaulle
                               -Winston S. Churchill
                               -Franklin D. Roosevelt

     Buchanan
         -Something for him
         -Meeting with the President


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Manolo Sanchez entered at an unknown time after 12:34 pm.


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The President, Haldeman, and Sanchez left at 12:50 pm.