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Start Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1971 2:00 PM

End Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1971 5:14 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:05:08

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:07:00

301a.mp3

301b.mp3

301c.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 3, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 9:00 am to 12:14 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 301-007 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 301-7

Date: November 3, 1971
Time: 9:00 am - 12:14 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President talked with an unknown person at an unknown time after 9:00 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7R]

[End of telephone conversation]

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

     National economy
          -Pending tax legislation
                -Impact on business
          -Marianne H. Means's views

The President talked with Charles W. Colson at an unknown time between 9:00 am and 9:11 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7A]

[See Conversation No. 13-83]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Frank L. Rizzo

The President talked with Rizzo between 9:12 am and 9:13 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7B]

[See Conversation No. 13-84]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Rizzo
          -Support for the President
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                                      Tape Subject Log
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                                                                    Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:13 am and
9:16 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7C]

[See Conversation No. 13-85]

[End of telephone conversation]

     1971 elections
          -San Diego
                -Pete Wilson
                      -Harry S. Dent
                      -Johnny Luckner [sp?], former city manager of San Diego
                           -The President’s 1950 campaign manager in San Diego

The White House operator talked with the President at 9:16 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7D]

[See Conversation No. 13-86]

[End of telephone conversation]

     1971 elections
          -Cleveland
                -Carl Stokes

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:16 am and
9:19 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7E]

[See Conversation No. 13-87]

[End of telephone conversation]
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                     Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


     Rizzo
          -Schedule
          -John D. Ehrlichman's forthcoming call
               -Revenue sharing

     Revenue-sharing
         -Newly elected mayors

The White House operator talked with the President at 9:19 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7F]

[See Conversation No. 13-88]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Revenue-sharing
         -Wilson's view

     1971 elections
          -Kentucky
                -Louis B. Nunn
                -The President’s possible appearance
          -San Francisco
                -Joseph L. Alioto
                -Candidates
                     -Indictment
          -Kentucky
          -Virginia
          -Kentucky
          -Richard G. Lugar
                -Victory margin
                -The President’s telephone conversation of November 2, 1971
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                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


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    Louis P. Harris poll
         -Vietnam
              -Significance as issue

    Paul W. Keyes
         -View on satire

    Philip Roth's book, Our Gang
          -Movie, "Millhouse"
          -Newsweek review
          -White House staff
                -Responses
          -Content
                -Trick E. Dixon
                -Abortion
                      -The President’s statement of April 3, 1971
                -William L. Calley, Jr.
          -New York Times review
          -Sales
          -Roth
                -Other works
                      -Goodbye, Columbus
                      -Portnoys’s Complaint
                -Obscenity charges
                      -Supreme Court case
          -William F. (“Billy”) Graham
          -John N. Mitchell

    Movie, "Tricia's Wedding"
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                                       Tape Subject Log
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                                                                       Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


            -Viewing by White House staff members
            -Producers and actors
            -Anti-Establishment
            -Rose F. Kennedy
            -Janus theatre
                 -Length of film
                 -Schedule

     Movie, "Millhouse"
         -Possible viewing
         -Keyes

     Satire
           -Possible effect

The President talked with Ralph J. Perk between 9:25 am and 9:26 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7G]

[See Conversation No. 13-89; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Perk
            -Attendance at White House church service
                 -Recognition as a mayoral candidate

     1971 election
          -[Mississippi]
                -James Charles Evers
                     -Medgar W. Evers

     Movies and book about the President
         -White House response
         -Origin
         -Anti-Establishment
         -Movie, "Millhouse"
               -Emile de Antonio
                    -Media response
                    -Financing
                         -Use of network film clips
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                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/06)
                                                            Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


          -Haldeman’s possible viewing
          -Satire
                -Possible effect
     -Our Gang
          -Newsweek
     -Underground newspapers
     -Compared to Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy
     -The President's "Checkers" speech
     -The President's 1962 post-election press conference
     -"Millhouse"
          -Use of historic footage
     -Reviews
          -Colson, Richard A. Moore and Haldeman
          -John W. Dean III
          -Stanholtz [sp?] [first name unknown]
     -White House response

Watergate
    -"Millhouse"
          -Distribution
                -Peter M. Flanigan's possible efforts
    -Distribution
          -Adult theatres
                -Clientele
          -Underground theatres
                -Clientele
    -Keyes's views
    -Effect
    -Reviews
          -News summaries
                -Our Gang
                -“Milhouse”
          -Unknown person
    -de Antonio
          -Background
    -Roth
          -Background
          -Supreme Court case
          -Other works
                -Novellas
    -White House response
                                               10

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                               Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                -Anti-semitism

    Richard Tucker
         -Background

    Anti-semites

    Park
           -Forthcoming call


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    1971 elections
         -W. Thacher Longstreth's campaign
               -The President's possible call
         -Rizzo
         -Lugar
               -Issues
         -Wilson
               -Robert H. Finch
               -1962 campaign
         -San Francisco
               -Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
                     -Compared to Harold S. Dobbs
               -Ethnic groups
                     -Alioto

    Possible political support for the President
         -Catholics
               -Ehrlichman
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                     -Domestic Council staff
                          -Aid to parochial schools
                          -Cities, Jews and blacks
         -Guest lists
              -Dinner, November 2, 1971
                     -Ethnic representation
                          -Blacks
                          -Italians, Polish names
              -Colson's relations with Rose Mary Woods
              -The President's perusal
              -Dinner, November 2, 1971
                     -Robert J. Brown
                     -Booker T. Bradshaw
                          -Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

    1971 elections
         -Bond issues
               -Nelson A. Rockefeller and John V. Lindsay
         -New Jersey
               -State legislature
                     -Issues
                           -The President’s economic policies
         -H. John Heinz III
         -Unknown people

    Unknown congressman [Donald W. Riegle, Jr.?] from Michigan
        -Paul N. McCloskey


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                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                   Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


     William McMahon
          -State Dinner, November 2, 1971


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     AUSTRALIA


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     Jacqueline Kennedy
          -Apparel
                -Visit to the White House

     The President's schedule
          -Phone calls
               -Wilson
                      -Mitchell and Haldeman
               -Time

Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 9:26 am and 9:59 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7H]

     Wilson's election
          -Victory

[End of telephone conversation]

     1971 elections
          -Mayoral races
                -Compared to Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration years
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                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/06)
                                                                  Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                -Republican National Committee
     -Longstreth
          -Campaign
                -Stance toward the Administration
     -Rizzo
          -Value to administration
          -Vote count
          -Compared to Richard J. Daley
     -Cleveland

Edmund S. Muskie
    -Statement by mother

United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan, Republic of China
     -Delegates behavior
           -James L. Buckley
                 -[Ronald L. Ziegler]
           -Frank F. Church
           -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
           -Gale W. McGee
                 -Statement
                       -Nigeria, Ireland and Trinidad and Tobago
                       -Foreign aid bill
                       -The President's forthcoming trip to People's Republic of China
                             [PRC]
     -American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO]
           -Jackson
           -Hubert H. Humphrey
     -Humphrey
           -Statement
                 -Republicans
     -William B. Saxbe
           -Statement
     -As an issue
     -McGee

Foreign aid program
     -Continuing resolution
     -Ronald W. Reagan
     -Barry M. Goldwater
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                       Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


     Presidency

Woods talked with the President between 9:59 am and 10:00 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7I]

[See Conversation No. 13-90]

[End of telephone conversation]

Henry A. Kissinger entered at 10:00 am.

     Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
           -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with arms control delegation
           -Negotiating position
                -Leaks
                      -Forthcoming summit
                      -The President’s view
                -The President's foreign trips
                      -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                      -PRC
                      -Concessions
                -William P. Rogers
           -Gerard C. Smith
                -Press
           -Public concerns
                -Conservatives
                -USSR
                      -Offensive weapons
           -Possible National Security Council [NSC] meeting
           -Negotiators' activities
                -Esoterica
           -Credit
                -USSR Summit
           -Smith
           -Kissinger's possible call to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
                -The President's forthcoming trip to Moscow
                -Summit

     McMahon
        -Meeting with the President
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                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                 Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


         -Press reaction


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[National Security]
[Duration: 3s ]


    AUSTRALIA


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         -George H. Gallup poll

    The President's schedule
         -Foreign travel
              -PRC trip
                     -Japan, Australia

    McMahon
       -Conversation with the President
            -Polls on Vietnam

    Vietnam
         -Harris poll
              -Colson
              -The President’s conduct of the war
         -Public opinion
         -Republicans
              -The President’s meeting with Congressman, November 2, 1971
              -Clark MacGregor
              -Marlow W. Cook
         -Washington Post story, November 3, 1971
              -Continuing resolution, November 15, 1971
         -Foreign aid program
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                              NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)
                                                                   Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                -Continuing resolution
           -Cooper-Church Amendment
                -Rogers
                -Wording
                      -Troop withdrawal
                           -Use of air power
                                 -Impact on negotiations
           -Negotiations
                -Prisoners of war [POWs]
           -Troop withdrawal
                -Air power
           -Cooper-Church Amendment
                -Rogers
           -Troop withdrawal announcement
                -Timing
                      -Continuing resolution

     Smith

Kissinger left at 10:10 am.

     Rogers
         -Stand on positions

     Vietnam
          -Troop withdrawal announcement
               -Kissinger
               -Timing
               -Troop withdrawal rate
                    -Timing
                    -Residual force
               -The President's conversation with Rogers
                    -Le Duc Tho
               -Timing
                    -Rogers
                          -State of the Union speech

     State of the Union speech
           -Handling
                 -Domestic issues
                 -Possible meeting with Congressional leaders
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)
                                                                  Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


     -Timing
          -Early release

Vietnam
     -Troop withdrawal announcement
          -Timing
                 -Progress reports
                      -John A. Scali
          -Ronald L. Ziegler
          -Format
                 -Press
          -Troop withdrawal rate
                 -Timing
                 -Melvin R. Laird's statement, November 2, 1971
     -Casualties
          -Press coverage
     -Harris poll
          -Colson
     -Possible announcement
          -End of war
          -“Generation of peace”
     -Troop withdrawal announcement
          -Unknown man's views
                 -Broad perspective
                      -Possible world tour
                      -PRC, USSR
                 -Memorandum
                 -Public expectations
          -Withdrawal rate
                 -Residual rate
                 -Timing
          -Casualties
          -Draftees
                 -Laird's view
                 -Public view
          -Rogers

Value Added Tax [VAT]

The President's schedule
     -Trips to USSR and PRC
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                    Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


               -Rogers
          -Foreign travel
               -Japan
                     -Eisaku Sato
               -Australia
               -New Zealand
               -Canada
               -Latin America
               -Europe
                     -Rogers
                     -Georges J.R. Pompidou
                     -Willy Brandt
                     -Edward R.G. Heath
                     -Vienna
          -Foreign visitors
               -Heath
                     -Key Biscayne
                     -San Clemente
                     -Los Angeles dinner
                     -Harrison McCall
                            -Astronauts dinner
               -Brandt
                     -Nobel Peace prize
                     -Dinner
                            -Miami
                            -Jews
                     -California

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:10 am and
10:41 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7J]

[See Conversation No. 13-91]

[End of telephone conversation]

     1971 elections
          -Wilson
                -Margin of victory
                -Primary
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                                     Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


              -Opponent
              -Debates
                   -Finch’s observation
                        -Compared to the President and Jerry Voorhis
              -Finch
         -Rizzo


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    Cabinet
         -Appointments
             -1972 election
                  -Rockefeller
             -1968 election
                  -John A. Volpe and George W. Romney

    The President's schedule
         -Brandt
              -Haldeman's forthcoming conversation with Kissinger
                     -State Dinner
                           -Miami
         -Pompidou
         -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr.

    Roger E. Johnson
        -Role with administration
               -Protocol office
                    -Camp David
                          -The President’s personal representative
                    -State dinners
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                         Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. 10/06)
                                                                  Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                     -William R. Codus
                -Relationship with the President


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               -Approval
                     -Elevation of position
                     -USSR trip
               -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon's schedule
                     -Liberia
                           -Louise and Roger Johnson
               -Mosbacher's View
                     -Josip Broz Tito
                           -Los Angeles
                     -Finch
          -Personality

     Ehrlichman
           -Meeting with the President

Haldeman talked with Ehrlichman at an unknown time between 10:10 am and 10:41 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7K]

     Ehrlichman's schedule

[End of telephone conversation]

Haldeman talked with an unknown person at an unknown time between 10:10 am and 10:41 am.
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
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                                                                     Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


[Conversation No. 301-7L]

     The President’s schedule

[End of telephone conversation]

     Julie Nixon Eisenhower
           -Schedule
                -Conversation with Haldeman
                -Mrs. Nixon
                -Invitation
                -Conversation with the President
                -Haldeman's efforts
                -Coral F. Schmid
                      -Constance M. (“Connie”) Stuart
                -Illinois visit
                -Mrs. Nixon
                -Stuart
                -Visit to Illinois
                      -Schmid
                      -W. Clement Stone
                             -[Forename unknown] Appey [sp?]
                -Mrs. Nixon
                      -Forthcoming trip to Africa
                -Tricia Nixon Cox
                -Mrs. Nixon’s schedule
                -Conversation with Haldeman
                      -Diplomatic Children's Christmas Party
                             -Don S. Hewitt
                      -Halloween Party
                -Kansas City
                -North Carolina

The President talked with Wilson between 10:41 am and 10:43 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7M]

[See Conversation No. 13-92; one item has been withdrawn from the conversation]

Ehrlichman entered at an unknown time after 10:41 am.
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                                        Tape Subject Log
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                                                                 Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


[End of telephone conversation]

     The President's phone call
          -Wilson's schedule

     Ehrlichman
           -Forthcoming phone calls
                -Perk
                -Rizzo
                      -Revenue-sharing
                -Perk
                      -[Carl B. Stokes?]

Woods talked with the President between 10:44 am and 10:45 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7N]

[See Conversation No. 13-93]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Phone calls
         -Rizzo
         -Annenberg
                -Conversation with Woods
                -Conversation with Rizzo

     1971 elections
          -Ehrlichman's staff's views
                -Longstreth
                -Stokes


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                                      Tape Subject Log
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    Ehrlichman's staff
          -John R. Price, Jr.

    Ehrlichman
          -Forthcoming phone calls
               -Wilson
               -Lugar

    1971 elections
         -Lugar
               -Districts
                     -Blacks
                     -Jews
               -Identification with the President
                     -Television coverage


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    Lugar
         -Forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman
         -Possible forthcoming calls
              -Perk
              -Rizzo

    Busing
         -Judge in Grand Rapids [Albert J. Engle, Jr.]
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                                Tape Subject Log
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                                                                Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


          -MacGregor
          -Gerald R. Ford
          -Busing order
                -Mitchell's possible action
                     -Possible impact
                     -Edward L. Morgan operation
     -Administration's intervention
          -Corpus Christi
          -Tennessee
          -Morgan
          -Ford
          -Pace of action
     -Forthcoming House vote
          -Amendments
                -Democratic strategy
                -Neighborhood schools
          -Carl B. Albert
     -As an issue
     -Grand Rapids
          -Engle
                -Father, Albert J. Engle

Glenn R. Davis
     -Possible appointment
          -American Bar Association [ABA]
          -Ford and Leslie C. Arends
          -Mitchell
     -The President’s view
     -Possible appointment

Supreme Court
     -Confirmation hearings
          -Washington Post story
          -William H. Rehnquist
                -Civil rights record
                      -Open housing
                      -Other issues
                -Joseph L. Rauh, Jr.’s view
                      -Americans for Democratic Action [ADA]
          -Judicial philosophy
                -William O. Douglas, Felix Frankfurter and Arthur J. Goldberg
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                                 Tape Subject Log
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                                                              Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                -New York Times
     -ABA letter to John Adams
          -John Marshall
                -Appointment
     -Rehnquist
          -Prospects
          -Stanford University alumni
                -Dean
          -Arizona
                -American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU]
                -National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [NAACP]
                      -Unknown man of Phoenix

Attorney General
     -Rehnquist
          -Possible relations with the President
     -Weinberger
          -Calls to Haldeman
          -Possible confirmation
          -Background
          -Busing
          -Richard G. Kleindienst
          -Record
                -Harvard University
                -Politics
                      -California state legislature
          -Office of Management and Budget [OMB]
          -Relations with Mitchell
                -Reagan

Kleindienst
     -Possible role in administration
           -Judgeship
           -Senate
           -Ambassadorship
           -Commerce Department
           -White House
                -Mitchell
                       -Colson
           -Mitchell
           -Relations with Colson
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                                    Tape Subject Log
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    The President's schedule
         -Forthcoming telephone call to Mitchell
              -Florida or Camp David


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                    -Martha B. Mitchell
                         -Air Force One


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                                        Tape Subject Log
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Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:45 am and
11:10 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7O]

[See Conversation No. 13-94]

Haldeman talked with Mitchell at an unknown time.

The President conferred with Haldeman and Ehrlichman during the phone conversation.

     1971 election
          -Blacks, young and poor
                -Louise Day Hicks of Boston
          -Rizzo
          -Perk
                -Stokes


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[End of conferral and telephone conversation]

     Mitchell's schedule
          -Robert P. Griffin's dinner
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                                     Tape Subject Log
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                                                                     Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


          -Florida

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:45 am and
11:10 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7P]

[See Conversation No. 13-95]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Mitchell's schedule
          -Federal intervention in Grand Rapids busing case
                 -Possible announcement
                      -Griffin’s dinner
          -Florida
                 -Martha Mitchell

The President talked with Mitchell between 11:10 am and 11:17 am.

[Conversation No. 301-7Q]

[See Conversation No. 13-96; two items have been withdrawn from the conversation]

[End of telephone conversation]

     Grand Rapids busing case
         -Mitchell
         -Morgan
         -Justice Department
         -Detroit case
         -Effect on 1972 election in Michigan
               -Housing issue

     Illinois
           -Support for the President
                -Arends's conversation with the President
                      -Richard B. Ogilvie
           -Ogilvie
                -Conversation with Flanigan, November 2, 1971
                      -Budget deficit
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                                         Tape Subject Log
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                                                                    Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


                           -Welfare
                                -Cuts
                                -Charles H. Percy and John B. Anderson
                                      -Amendment
                                -Experience of Rockefeller and Reagan
                                -Political future for Republicans
                                      -Percy
                                -Possible tax bill amendment
                                -Possible amendment to House Resolution [HR] 1
                -Administration assistance
                -Welfare
                      -Chicago
           -Welfare expenses
                -Percy's and Anderson's efforts

     Rockefeller
         -Failure of bond issue
               -Lindsay
                     -[Forename unknown] Hoad [sp?]
                           -Dispute with Environmental Director of New York City [Jerome
                                Kretchmer]
         -Possible call to the President

     Ehrlichman's schedule
           -Andrew Heiskell
           -Richard E. (“Dick”) Berlin

     Pending legislation

Ziegler entered at 11:23 am.

           -Administration's possible action
                -William R. Poage
           -Television
           -Heiskell

     Time-Life editors
          -Ehrlichman's schedule
          -Previous meeting with Ziegler
                -Henry A. Grunwald
          -Ehrlichman's conversation with Hugh S. Sidey
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                -Trip to Washington, DC
                      -Purpose
          -Previous meeting with Ziegler
                -The press
                      -Enthusiasm for the Administration
                -News coverage
                      -Supreme Court
                      -Laos, Cambodia
                      -UN vote on Taiwan
          -Kissinger's schedule
          -Ehrlichman's schedule
                -Supreme Court editorial
          -Previous meeting with Ziegler
                -Story regarding UN vote on Taiwan
                      -Statement
                      -Michael J. Mansfield
                      -Senate
                      -The Administration’s attitude toward the UN

Ehrlichman left at 11:27 am.

     1971 elections
          -White House comment
                -Heinz
                     -Robert J. Corbett’s seat


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          -White House comment
               -The President's calls
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                -Rizzo
                -[Wilson]
                -Heinz
                     -Previous visit with the President
                -Non-partisanship
                     -Kentucky
                     -Henry E. Howell, Jr.
                -The President’s acquaintances
     -Stokes
     -Blacks, young and poor
          -Philadelphia
                -Rizzo
          -Cleveland
          -Indianapolis
          -San Diego
     -New Jersey
     -Local issues
     -Heinz

Mrs. Nixon's forthcoming trip
     -Ziegler's announcement
          -[Rogers]

News magazines
    -The President's conversation with Kissinger

The President's forthcoming trip to PRC
     -Press coverage
          -Selection process
          -Screening by PRC
          -Number
                 -Advance party
                 -Forthcoming announcement
                 -Technicians pool
          -New York Times
                 -Max Frankel
                 -Robert B. Semple, Jr.
          -Nominations
                 -Screening
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     McMahon
        -Comments, November 2, 1971
             -Press coverage

     The President's schedule
          -Australian press
          -Yugoslav press
                -Tito
          -Local press on trips
                -Photograph opportunity
                -Handshaking
          -Australian press
                -Melbourne
                -McMahon
          -State dinner, November 2, 1971
                -The President's toast regarding coast watchers

Ziegler left at 11:35 am.

     Ziegler
          -John P. [?] Sears's view
          -Performance
          -Credibility with press
          -As spokesman for the President

     Kissinger's briefings
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                                                                    Conv. No. 301-7 (cont.)


           -Press reaction

    Press briefings
          -[Forename unknown] Dale [sp?]
          -The President’s performance

    UN vote on Taiwan
        -Reagan
        -Ziegler's handling
        -Popular opinion
        -Ziegler's handling
              -The President's handling of G. Harrold Carswell nomination

    Poll
           -Timing
                 -State of the Union speech
                 -Vietnam speech
           -Cost

    1972 campaign
         -Planned advertising
              -Chicago Sun-Times story
                   -Reporters' comments regarding source
                   -Source
                         -William L. Safire
                         -Donald H. Rumsfeld
                               -Knowledge
              -Haldeman's role in 1970


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             -Possible source of story
                   -Rumsfeld
             -Campaign spending bill
             -Planned budget
                   -Kevin P. Phillips's story
             -White House staff
                   -Estimates
             -News story
                   -Source
                        -Reporters
                        -Finch
                   -Power in White House
                        -Haldeman, Herbert G. Klein and Finch
                   -Rumsfeld
                   -Possible source
                        -Klein
                        -Haldeman's forthcoming meeting with Klein, Finch, Rumsfeld and
                              Gerald L. Warren
                   -White House response
                        -Ziegler
                              -Denial
             -Agencies’ role
         -Democrats
             -Checks on spending
                   -Advertisers


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              -Thomas W. Braden's story
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              -Clayton Fritchie's story
              -Possible press efforts
                   -Edward M. Kennedy


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    Attorney General
         -Mitchell
         -Weinberger
              -Reagan
              -Colson

    Commemorative Medal for Iran's 2500th Anniversary
       -Mrs. Nixon
            -Committee
       -The President and [Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

    The President's schedule
         -Dinners
              -Asian-Middle East ambassadors
              -African-Latin American ambassadors
              -Europe
                     -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
              -PRC
              -India
              -Pakistan
              -Saudi Arabia
              -Israel

    Foreign aid program
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         -White House efforts
              -Scali
              -Colson
              -Scali's views
                    -Possible committee
                          -List of names

    The President's schedule
         -Possible National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] program
              -Scali
              -Format
                     -“A Day in the Life of the President”
                     -American Broadcasting Corporation [ABC]
              -Value
                     -U.S. News and World Report
              -Scali's efforts
              -White House control
              -Timing
              -Scali's efforts
              -Value
              -Possible shots
                     -Staff
                     -Cabinet meeting
                     -Bowling
                     -Walking the dog
                     -Reading in the Lincoln Room
              -Producer
              -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Scali

    Berlitz
          -Crowell, Collier and Macmillan
          -The President's forthcoming trip to PRC
               -Chinese language
                     -Mrs. Nixon
                           -Compared to Jacqueline Kennedy
                                 -French
                     -Possible phrases


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    R. Sargent Shriver
         -Accent
         -Activities

    UN
         -Shriver
               -Compared to Charles W. Yost
         -Yost
               -Rogers
               -Shriver
               -Articles

    The President's schedule
         -Mrs. Nixon
              -Frank and Mrs. Leonard

    Julie Nixon Eisenhower
          -Schedule
                -Mrs. Leonard
                -Briefings
          -Tricia Nixon Cox's schedule
          -Schedule
                -Mrs. Nixon
                -Conventions
                -Handling


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                  -Advance people
                       -Men compared to women
                       -Role
                       -Schmid
                             -Meeting with Dwight L. Chapin and David N. Parker
                             -Ability
                  -Events
                       -Television


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     Maurice H. Stans
         -Tenure in office
               -Mitchell
         -Successor
               -Timing
         -Tenure in office
               -Herbert W. Kalmbach's views

     Agriculture Department

     Colson
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          -Need for protection from enemies
          -Mitchell
          -Abilities
          -Relationships
               -Harris and Albert E. Sindlinger


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     The President's schedule
          -Senators
               -Mitchell
               -Groupings
                      -Conservatives
                      -Liberals
               -MacGregor
          -Samuel L. Devine's group
               -John H. Rousselot
                      -PRC

     Rousselot
         -Voting record
         -The President's schedule
               -Devine

Haldeman left at 12:14 pm.