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Start Date: 11-Dec-1972 10:18 AM

End Date: 11-Dec-1972 2:25 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Dole, Robert J.White House operatorZiegler, Ronald L.Bush, George H. W.Butterfield, Alexander P.Boyd, McDill ("Huck")Connally, John B.Ehrlichman, John D.Bull, Stephen B.

Recording Device: Oval Office

819-002a.mp3

819-002b.mp3

819-002c.mp3

819-002d.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 11, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, Robert J. Dole, White House operator, Ronald L. Ziegler, George H. W. Bush, Alexander P. Butterfield, McDill ("Huck") Boyd, John B. Connally, John D. Ehrlichman, and Stephen B. Bull met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 10:18 am and 2:25 pm. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 819-002 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 819-2

Date: December 11, 1972
Time: Unknown between 10:18 am and 2:25 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman and Robert J. Dole.

[The recording began while the conversation was in progress.]

       [Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.]
            -Press relations
            -David S. Broder
            -Rowland Evans
            -Robert D. Novak
            -Jack N. Anderson
            -Spencer Rich
                  -Washington Post
                  -Service in Congress with Dole
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                       -Duration


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      Fundraising
           -1966
                -Maryland
                       -Financial supporters
           -Charles H. Percy
           -Mathias
                -Richard G. Kleindienst
                       -Nomination support
                -Clement F. Haynesworth, Jr.
                       -Support for vote
                -Henry A. Kissinger
                -Nelson A. Rockefeller
                -Percy
                       -Friendship
                -Kissinger
                       -Political ties

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      Dole’s possible trip
           -Timing
                 -Spring or Fall 1973
                 -Politics
           -Prisoners of War [POWs]
                 -Vietnam negotiations
                        -Status
                        -Viewing of graves
                        -Settlement agreement
                        -Return
                               -Timing
           -Kansas
                 -Jews
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           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                      Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                -Middle East
           -Catholics
                -[Pope Paul VI] Giovanni Battista Motini
                      -Latin America
                      -Japan
                            -Wheat
                            -Trade
                                 -Kansas City

                       -Soviet Union
                       -People's Republic of China [PRC]
                       -Japan
                             -Wheat
                       -PRC
                             -Leadership
                       -Soviet Union
     -Crisis
            -Latin American
            -Vietnam
     -Timing
            -Spring or Fall 1973
     -Soviet Union
     -India
            -Dole’s previous trip
     -Soviet Union
            -Market
            -Eastern Europe
            -Timing
                  -Summer 1973

Congressional relations
     -Handicapped
           -Republicans
           -Dole’s health
                 -Kidney’s, paralysis
           -Warren G. (“Maggie”) Magnuson
           -Edward M. Kennedy
                 -Kidney machines
                 -Cancer
           -Dole’s speaking tours
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                                                       Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                 -Compassion
            -Republican action
            -Administration initiatives
                 -State-level activity
                 -Veterans benefits
                       -Hospitals
                 -Labor Committee
                 -Possible bill
                       -Dole’s possible consultations with Department of Health,
                         Education and Welfare [HEW], Labor Department, and John D.
                         Ehrlichman
                       -Administration support
                       -Deaf
                       -First Family’s activities
                              -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
                       -Information center
                              -HEW
                              -Single source
                                     -College benefits
                                     -Funding
                                     -Public relations [PR]
                                     -Ehrlichman
                                     -National Center for Voluntary Action [NCVA]
                                     -Funding
                                     -Social Security Administration [SAA], HEW, Labor
                                      Department
                                     -Benefits, jobs
                                     -Veterans Administration [VA]
                       -Timing
                       -Dole’s recent meeting with agencies’ representatives
                              -Constituencies
                                     -Lack of communication
                       -Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with Ehrlichman
                              -HEW
                       -Administration support
                              -Mailing list
                       -Charles E. Bennett
                       -HEW

Dole’s possible trip
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                 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                         Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

           -Soviet Union
                  -Timing
           -Asia
           -Africa
           -India
                  -Dole’s 1966 trip
                       William R. Pogue
                             -Work habits
                             -Age
                             -Comparison to Gulliver


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      Republican National Committee [RNC] chairmanship
           -George H. W. Bush
                 -Dole’s trip to New York
                 -Press speculation
                 -Dole’s calls
                 -Haldeman’s calls
                       -Proposed announcement
                 -Dole’s support
                 -Opposition
                       -Texas
                              -Democrats
                                   -Robert S. Strauss
                 -John B. Connally
                       -Membership in Republican Party
                       -Support
                              -Senate races
                              -Governor
           -Melvin R. Laird
                 -Unwillingness
           -Donald H. Rumsfeld
                 -Experience
           -Anne L. Armstrong
           -Bush
                 -Announcement
                       -Timing
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                                                  Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

             -Wording
                   -United Nations [UN] Ambassador
                          -Transition
                               -Timing
                   -1972 election
                          -Local results
                               -Disappointment
                   -UN Ambassador
                          -Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
      -The President’s forthcoming call
-Congressional relations
      -House of Representatives
             -The President’s conversation with Gerald R. Ford
             -Connally
             -Clarence J. (“Bud”) Brown, Jr.
                   -Characterized
             -Candidates
-Annoucement
      -1972 election
             -Financing
             -Candidates
      -Cooperation
             -House of Representatives Campaign Committee
             -Senate Campaign Committee
             -RNC
      -Candidates
-Republican governors
      -New chairman
             -Linwood Holton
      -Ronald W. Reagan
      -Rockefeller
      -Disaster assistance
      -Role in finding candidates
             -Rockefeller, Reagan
-Janet Johnson
      -California
      -“Co-chair” position
      -Political orientation
             -Reagan
      -Armstrong
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                                                               Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                   -Other positions
                         -Ambassadorship
                         -Family responsibilities
                         -United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
                          [UNESCO]
             -Thomas B. Evans
             -Finance chairman
                   -John W. Rollins
                   -Pat Wilson
                         -Tennessee
                         -William E. Brock, III
                   -Evans
                   -Maurice H. Stans
             -Annoucement
                   -Treasury Department
                   -Ronald L. Ziegler

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The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 10:18 am and
11:07 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2A]

[See Conversation No. 34-34]

[End of telephone conversation]

Ronald L. Ziegler entered at 11:07 am.

       The President’s call to McDill ("Huck") Boyd
            -Press relations
            -Mother’s birthday
            -Press relations
                  -Ray C. Bliss


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                                                            Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

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       Kansas
            -Robert Blackwell Docking
                 -Dole
                 -Political strength
                        -Republican legislature
                        -Taxes

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Haldeman talked with George H. W. Bush at 11:08 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2B]

[See Conversation No. 34-35]

The President talked with Bush at an unknown time between 11:08 am and 11:15 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2C]

[End of telephone conversation]


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       RNC Chairmanship
           -Announcement
                -Wording
                     -Transistion
                     -Dole’s decision to resign
                          -Kansas survey
                     -George H. W. Bush
                     -The President’s consultations
                          -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew
                          -Connally
                          -Party leaders
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                              Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

              -Parties’s future
                    -Texans

       The President’s call to Boyd

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The President talked with the White House operator at 11:25 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2D]

[See Conversation No. 34-36]

[End of telephone conversation]

Dole and Ziegler left at an unknown time before 11:42 am.

       Dole
              -Success
                    -Degree
                          -Qualities
              -As “loner”

       The President’s schedule
            -Meeting with Republican governors
                  -Holton
                  -Executive Committee
                  -Bush
                  -Republican Senators and Congressmen


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       1972 election
            -Analysis
                   -Patrick J. Buchanan and Lyndon K. (“Mort”) Allin
            -Bush
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                                      Tape Subject Log
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                                                            Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

             -Brock
             -Brown
             -Harry S. Dent’s speech
                  -The President’s support for candidates
                        -Incumbents

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The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:25 am and
11:42 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2E]

[See Conversation No. 34-37]

[End of telephone conversation]


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       Dent’s speech
            -Complaints
            -Counteroffensive

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       The President’s schedule
            -Republican governors
            -Blacks
            -Jews
            -White House staff, Cabinet
                  -The President’s appreciation
            -Ehrlichman’s and John A. Volpe’s views

       Nixon Foundation
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             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                       Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

       -Yorba Linda house
            -Lawn mowing, painting
            -Ehrlichman, Herbert W. Kalmbach
            -Lawn mowing, rock fence
            -National park designation
                  -Yorba Linda school district
                  -General Services Administration [GSA]

Dole
       -Qualities
       -Recent meeting with the President

Senate
     -Quality
          -Ability to advance

The President’s schedule
     -Senators
           -Hand-shaking
           -Meeting with wives
           -Gifts
           -White House staff
     -White House staff
           -Frank L. Rizzo
     -Ronald W. Reagan
           -Ehlrichman
           -Trip
           -Relationship with the President
                  -Compared to Nelson A. Rockefeller’s relationship with the President
     -Rockefeller
     -Reagan
           -Staff

Press relations
      -Watergate
             -Republicans
             -1972 election
                  -Buchanan

Press relations
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            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                      Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

     -Buchanan’s memorandum for the President, December 8, 1972
          -Writer
                -Possible promotion

White House staff
     -Promotions
     -Letterwriting
           -Priorities

Watergate
     -Buchanan’s analysis
     -John W. Dean, III, Ziegler, Ehrlichman meeting
           -Possible meeting with the President
           -Dean report
                 -Timing
                        -Press relations
           -Subpeonas
                 -Congressional hearings
                 -Results
           -Secretary’s story about telephone [used by Plumbers in White House]
                 -Washington Post article
                        -Ziegler’s analysis
     -Dorothy Hunt
           -Money at plane crash site
                 -Traceability
                        -Dean
                 -Investments
                        -Howard Johnson restaurants
                 -Chicago police
                 -E. Howard Hunt, Jr.
                 -Traceability
                        -Dean’s view
           -White House staff
                 -PR
                 -Corruption
                 -The President’s possible statement
                 -Trial
                 -Donald H. Segretti
                        -Separation
                 -Involvement by White House staff
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                               Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                              -[John N. Mitchell]
                              -[Maurice H. Stans]
                              -Money
                              -Dwight L. Chapin
                              -Haldeman
                              -Charles W. Colson
                              -Ehrlichman
                              -Chapin
                         -Buchanan’s analysis
                         -Second term reorganization

Alexander P. Butterfield entered at an unknown time after 11:25 am.

       The President’s recent call to Boyd

Butterfield left at an unknown time before 11:42 am.

The President talked with Boyd at 11:42 am.

[Conversation No. 819-2F]

[See Conversation No. 34-38]

[End of telephone conversation]

       Watergate
            -PR
                   -White House
                   -The President
                   -Segretti
                   -The President’s possible statements
                         -Presidential action
                               -Trial
                         -The President’s view
                         -Chapin
                         -Timing
                               -Dean’s, Ziegler’s and Ehrlichman’s view
                                      -Compared to Haldeman’s view
                                            -Peace issue
                                            -Christmas
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                              Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                        -Length
                        -White House staff and Presidential involvement
                        -Segretti
                              -White House staff
                                    -Chapin and Gordon C. Strachen
                        -The President’s possible meeting with Ehrlichman
                              -Dean
                        -Richard A. Moore’s view
                        -John R. (“Tex”) McCrary
                 -Ziegler
                        -Legal analysis compared to PR analysis
                              -Henry A. Kissinger’s “peace is at hand” statement, October 26,
                               1972
                              -Ziegler
                 -Tactics
                        -Buchanan
                        -Colson
                        -Ehrlichman
                        -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
                        -Buchanan
                        -Football analogy
                              -Whittier College versus Los Angeles Rams
             -Howard Hunt
                 -Trial
                        -Timing
                 -G[eorge] Gordon Liddy
                        -Possible separation of cases
                              -Prosecution
                 -Family
                        -Daughter, Dorothy Hunt
                 -Bugging of Democratic National Committee
                        -The President’s possible statement

Ziegler entered at 11:55 am.

       Press relations
             -Ziegler’s recent press conference


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                                                                Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

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       RNC
             -Dole announcement
                  -Ziegler comment
                  -Dole’s previous meeting with the President
                        -Camp David
                        -Future of Republican Party
                  -Bush

       Charles W. Colson
            -Office
                  -Replacements

       Connally
            -Haldeman’s call to Connally
                 -Bush
                 -Strauss

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Haldeman talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 11:55 am and
12:14 pm.

[Conversation No. 819-2G]

[See Conversation No. 34-39]

[End of telephone conversation]

       Second term reorganization
            -John A. Scali
                  -Announcement
                        -Timing
                             -Bush’s view
                                  -[United Nations] [UN] session
                                  -PR
                                        -Africa
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                  NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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                                                               Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                                    -Vietnam negotiations
                                          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s possible trip
                        -Leak
                               -Effect
                  -Haig, Kissinger
                  -Interest in ambassadorship to UN
                        -Scali’s conversation with Haldeman
                               -Haig, Kissinger, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s possible trip
                                     -Scali’s role
                  -Vietnam negotiations
                        -The President’s possible meeting with Scali
                               -South Vietnam
                                     -Trip
                                           -Imelda Marcos

      Gen. Walter R. Tkach
           -Susan Haldeman’s boyfriend’s call to H. R. Haldeman
                 -Imelda Marcos
                       -Ferdinand E. Marcos

      Press relations
            -George P. Shultz’s remarks on economic stabilization and federal spending,
             December 11, 1972
                   -Budget spending ceiling
                   -Federal Executive pay freeze
                   -Hiring freeze
                   -Extension of [Economic Stabilization Net]
                         -Wage and price controls
                               -Consultations with groups
                   -PR

      Cabinet
           -PR
                  -Buchanan’s analysis
                  -Peter J. Brennan
                  -Secretary of Transportation

H. R. Haldeman talked with John B. Connally at an unknown time between 11:55 am and 12:14
pm.
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                                                              Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

[Conversation No. 819-2H]

[See Conversation No. 34-40]

[End of telephone conversation]


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       RNC Chairmanship
           -Bush appointment
                -Connally’s reaction
           -Democratic party
                -Robert S. Strauss
                      -Appearance on television [TV]
                -Connally call to Strauss
                      -Possible removal from Democratic Party
                      -George S. McGovern
                            -Democrats that voted against McGovern
                                  -Moral standards
                            -Public censure of all Democrats that voted for the President
                                  -1972 election
                -George C. Wallace
                      -South
                -Southern Governors
                -Congressional Southerners
                      -Change of parties
                      -Timing

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       Connally
            -Forthcoming trip to Saudi Arabia
                  -Timing
                  -[King of Saudi Arabia] Malik Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Saud
                        -Letter from the President
                  -Iran
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                                                            Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)


Ehrlichman entered at 12:14 pm.

       Second term reorganization
            -Justice Department
                   -Joseph T. Sneed
                          -Texas
            -Wallace Johnson
            -Italian-Americans
            -Johnson
                   -William E. Timmons
            -Image
                   -Brennan
                   -Claude S. Brinegar
                          -Reputed Catholicism
                   -Italian-Americans, Polish-Americans, Blacks, Mexican-Americans
                   -Unknown person
                          -Aliens
                   -First term
                          -George W. Romney
                          -John A. Volpe
                   -Sub-Cabinet
                          -Instructions for Frederic V. Malek
                                -Young people
                                -Ethnic groups
                          -Johnson
                          -[Jewell S. Lafontant]
                                -Sneed
                                -Office of Legal Counsel
                   -Competence
                          -White House staff
                   -Brennan
                   -Frederick B. Dent
                          -South
                   -Brinegar
                          -Egil (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr.
                   -Under Secretary level
                          -John C. Whitaker
            -Michael J. Farrell
                   -Retention
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                                                   Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

-John E. Nidecker
      -State Department
             -Protocol
-Roger E. Johnson
      -Nidecker
      -Competence
             -Stephen B. Bull
-Image
      -Walter J. Hickel
      -Robert H. Finchj
      -Donald H. Rumsfeld
      -Management ability
             -Finch, Hickel, Romney
             -Rogers C. B. Morton
      -David M. Kennedy
      -Shultz
             -Forthcoming announcement
             -PR
      -Romney
             -Housing
      -Robert H. Bork
             -Supreme Court
                   -Sneed
             -Attorney General
             -Background
                   -White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
                   -Religion
                         -Episopalianism
                         -Catholicism
-Malek
      -Transportation Department
             -Brinegar
                   -Krogh
-Krogh
      -Justice Department
-Quality
-Changes
-Congressional relations
-Image
      -Compared to policy making
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                                             Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

           -White House staff
                  -Brennan
                       -Labor Party
                  -Labor Department
                       -Colson
                              -Political appointments
                       -Laurence H. Silberman
           -Inconsistency pf goals
     -Robert J. Hitt
           -Under Secretary of Interior
                  -Morton
                  -Whitaker
     -Dent
           -Compared to Maurice H. Stans
     -Brennan
     -Elliot L. Richardson
-Brennan
     -Shultz
     -1973 strikes
           -Cost of Living Council [COLC]
           -Protectionism
           -Trade legislation
-Under Secretaries
     -Labor Department
           -Colson
           -Brennan
     -Commerce Department
           -Young manager
     -Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD]
     -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare [HEW]
-HEW
     -Casper W. (“Cap”) Weinberger
-Image
     -Earl L. Butz
     -Brennan
     -[James T. Lynn]
           -HUD
     -Weinberger
           -HEW
                  -Richardson
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                                                   Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

      -Lynn
      -Connally
             -Effect
      -Brennan
-Creativity, imagination
      -Roy L. Ash
             -Daniel P. (“Pat”) Moynihan
             -Connally
      -Shultz
      -Peter G. Peterson
-Peterson
      -Departure
             -Press relations
             -The President’s view
                   -Leaks
                   -Loyalty
                   -Press relations
             -Press relations
                   -Kissinger
                          -Stewart J. O. Alsop’s article, December 11, 1972
                                -Richard M. Helms
                                -Dr. James R. Schlesinger, Jr.
      -Conversation with Shultz
      -Possible trip
             -Duration
             -Leaks
                   -Shultz’s possible conversation with Peterson
             -Presidential plane
      -Image
-Imagination, innovation
      -Spending
             -Rockefeller
      -Irving Kristol
      -Herman Kahn
      -Dr. Edward C. Banfield
      -Robert A. Nisbit
             -Column
                   -Timing
             -California
      -Pierre Rinfret
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                                                               Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

                         -Leaks
                                -Consultations
                                      -Shultz’s forthcoming announcement
                                            -Speech
                  -Departments
                         -Interior
                  -Possible school for Cabinet, sub-Cabinet, principal appointees
                         -Leaks
                         -Personnel control
                         -Location
                                -Airlie House
                         -Number of “students”
                         -Location
                                -Camp David
                         -Idea box
             -Cabinet criteria
                  -Loyalty
                  -Breadth
                         -Ivy League
                         -South
                  -Color, creativity
                         -Georgetown set

       Haldeman
            -Residence
                  -Georgetown
                  -Pool
                  -Tree

Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:14 pm.

       Request for William Blake, Disraeli

Bull left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.

       Haldeman
            -Residence
                  -Tree or pool

       Second term reorganization
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                                                Conversation No. 819-2 (cont’d)

-Brinegar
      -[Union Oil Company]
            -Ziegler’s announcement
                   -Highway trust fund
      -Qualifications
            -Malek
            -Business experience
-White House staff
      -Cuts
-Bureaucracy
      -The President’s meeting with Haig, December 10, 1972
      -Whitaker
            -Clifford M. Hardin
            -Interior Department
      -Labor Deparment
            -Brennan
            -Under Secretary
                   -Colson
                          -White House
                          -Youth, manpower
-Under Secretary of Labor
      -J[ames] Curtis Counts
      -Myles J. Ambrose
            -Brennan
      -Frank Zarb
            -Malek
      -Ambrose
            -Brennan
      -Counts
      -Zarb
            -Shultz
      -Ambrose
            -Administrative ability
-Assistant Attorney General for Adminstration
      -Leo M. Pellerzi
            -Background
                   -Democrat
                   -Italian-American
                   -Catholicism
            -Mitchell
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           -Krogh
           -Richard G. Kleindienst
           -Career status
                 -Mitchell
           -Resignation
                 -Ziegler’s announcement, December 8, 1972
           -Anti-trust division
-Lafontant
      -Sneed
      -Blacks in Justice Department
      -Possible meeting with the President
      -New York
-Anne L. Armstrong
      -The President’s recent meeting with Dole
             -Telephone call
      -Possible meeting with the President
      -Texas
      -Recent call to Ehrlichman
      -Possible meeting with the President
             -Plans, recommendations
             -Washington, DC residence
-Chief of Protocol
      -Haldeman’s recent conversation with Bush
             -Armstrong’s family
      -Schedule
             -Roger’s view
             -Emil (“Bus”) Mosbacher, Jr.
             -Texas
-Lame ducks
-Richard B. Ogilvie
      -Federal Trade Commission [FTC]
      -Office of Economic Policy [OEP]
      -Law Enforcement Assistance Adminstration [LEAA]
      -General Services Administration [GSA]
      -Politics
      -LEAA
      -FTC
      -LEAA
      -Attorney General, Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI]
      -LEAA
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                   -GSA
                          -Robert L. Kunzig’s recent letter to Ehrlichman

Bull entered and left at an unknown time before 2:25 pm.

       Second term reorganization
            -GSA
                  -Kunzig’s letter to Ehrlichman
                        -Arthur F. Sampson
                              -Hugh Scott
                              -Sampson
                                     -Scott
                                            -Possible meeting with administration
                                     -Background
                                            -Pennsylvania politics
                                     -Compared to Kunzig

       Disraeli
             -Georgetown
             -Background
                   -Lower class
                   -Converted Jew
             -Religious matters
             -Cynicism
             -Victorian England
             -Relationship with the ruling class
             -Victorian England
                   -Ruling class
                         -Aristocracy
                               -Compared to Georgetown
                               -Regency
                                     -1830s
                                     -Prince of Wales
                               -Compared to Rockefeller
                         -Upper middle class
                               -Compared to aristocracy
                                     -Education
                                     -Attitude, outlook
                               -Ministers, MPs, judges, divines, civil servants, dons
             -Relationship with the upper middle class and aristocracy
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            -London society
                   -Tolerance
                   -Editor of The Times
                   -William Gladstone
     -Intellectuals
            -Edward S. Derby
            -Tractarians
            -Essays and reviews
            -John Stuart Mill
            -Poor
            -George Gordon Byron
            -Charles Darwin, Origin of the Species
                   -Sheldonian Theatre, 1863
            -Edward A. Freeman
            -J. A. Froude
     -Victorian England
            -Compared to US intellectual elite
                   -Blacks
                   -McGovernites
                         -Washington, DC
                         -Easterners
                         -Moral responsibility
                         -Fitness to govern
            -Peak
                   -Timing
     -Winston S. Churchill
            -Flag
     -Handling of critics
            -Press relations
            -Compared to Rizzo

1972 election
     -University of Michigan analysis
            -Voting
                  -Republicans compared to Democrats
     -Rhode Island Democrat’s analysis
            -Victory margin
                  -Suburbia
                       -1960
                  -Non-suburbia
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Elite class
       -Finch-Rumsfeld constituency
       -Brennan and the President
             -Working class
       -Lack of character
             -Sneed
             -Professors, students
       -Bork and Buchanan
             -The President’s view

Politics
       -Kahn’s analysis
             -Vietnam War
             -Reagan
                   -1976
       -Left radicalism
             -Edward Kennedy
             -Opposition
                   -Bland professionalism
       -Cabinet
             -Romney
             -Volpe
       -Administration supporters
             -House of Representatives, Senate
       -Shultz
             -PR
             -Advice
                   -Compared to Connally
                         -Scholarship
                         -Conservatism
       -Right and left
             -Effect on center
       -Left
       -Center
             -Philosophy
             -Administrative ability
                   -White House staff
                         -Cuts
                   -Tax increase
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Second term reorganization
     -Brinegar
           -Transportation Department
                  -Budget deficit reduction
                  -Airports
                         -Congestion, location
                  -Highways
                  -First term
                         -Reelection
           -Intelligence
     -Goals
     -White House staff
           -Cuts
     -Environment
     -Transporation
     -Race problem
           -Moynihan
                  -Possible conversation with the President
                  -Family Assistance Plan [FAP]
                         -Effect on blacks
           -Assimilation
                  -1972 election
           -Brennan
                  -Unions
     -Wallace Johnson
           -Justice Department
                  -Assistant Attorney General
                  -Internal security
                  -Lands
     -Ogilvie
           -LEAA
           -Possible conversation with Ehrlichman
           -OEP
                  -White House staff
           -LEAA
                  -Malek’s view
           -Relationship with Haldeman
                  -Beta Theta Pi fraternity
           -Age
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           -LEAA
                 -Politics
           -Bork
                 -Attorney General
           -Deputy Attorney General
                 -Law enforcement, administrative experience
                 -Politics
     -Kleindienst
           -Reappointment
                 -Credit
                        -Barry M. Goldwater
                              -Meeting with the President at Camp David
     -Wives
           -Influence
                 -Mitchell
                        -Martha (Beall) Mitchell
                 -Peterson
                        -Sally (Hornbogen) Peterson

White House social affairs
     -Establishment set
           -Washington, DC
                 -Compared to 19th Century England
                        -Blake, Disraeli
           -Charm
           -White tie occasions
                 -Pasadena
     -Administration set
           -Social functions
                 -Wives
                 -Wealthy
                 -Homes
                 -William L. Safire
     -Establishment set
           -Kissinger
                 -Compared to Ehrlichman
     -Peter Peterson
     -Administration
     -Establishment set
           -Press relations
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             -Alsop
             -Thomas W. Braden
             -Potter Steward
             -Joseph A. Alsop
             -Braden
      -Gloria Steinem
-Administration set
      -Colson
      -Clark MacGregor
      -Bryce N. Harlow
      -Charles E. Walker
-The President’s attendance
      -Kristol, Nisbet
-Establishment set
      -Washington Post, New York Times
      -Lack of substance
      -Benjamin C. Bradlee
      -Gene Patterson
-Wives
      -TV
      -Reading
-Tennis
-White House symposia
      -Safire’s view
             -East Room
             -The President’s or Agnew’s participation
      -Subsidies
      -Publication
      -Expenses
      -Medals
      -Kahn
             -21st Century
      -Invitees
             -Administration people
                    -Wives
-“Civilization” movie series
      -First term
      -Wives
      -Theater
-White House Theater
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          -Executive Office Building [EOB]
          -Recreation center
                -Bowling alley
          -Solarium
          -Camp David
          -Solarium
          -What the Peeper Saw
                -[Jana Hruska’s] attendance, December 7, 1972
                -Parental Guidance [PG] rating
                -Plot
                      -Quote
                -Hruska
          -The President’s briefings
     -Radio
          -[Mark I. Goode]
          -Tapes
          -Roosevelt Room
          -Studio
                -EOB

White House social affairs
     -Wives
          -Contributions

The President’s schedule
     -Sub-Cabinet meetings
           -Ideas
                  -White House
           -Interest in management, contributions
                  -Corporations

Supreme Court
     -Thurgood Marshall
     -Jewel Lafontant
     -Warren E. Burger’s view
           -Intermediate Supreme Court
                 -Circuit Court judges panel
                       -Screening of workload
                 -Earl Warren
     -William O. Douglas
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           -Workload
                -Dissent

Watergate
     -The President’s possible statement
           -Timing
                  -1973 Inauguration
           -PR
           -Dean
           -Segretti
           -White House involvement
                  -Liddy
                  -Hunt
           -Investigation
           -Trial
           -Campaign finance
           -Committee to Reelect the President [CRP]
           -Segretti
                  -Chapin
                  -Dean’s investigation
                        -1972 campaign
                        -Richard (“Dick”) Tuck
                        -Democratic primaries
                        -Recruitment
                        -Herbert W. Klambach
                        -White House involvement
                  -Strachan’s and Chapin’s departures
                        -Press relations
                        -Dean’s investigations
                  -Chapin
                        -Richard A. Moore’s view
                              -Thomas F. Eagleton comparison
                        -Conversation with the President
                              -Watergate
                              -Reprimand
     -Segretti
           -Departures
                  -Second term
                        -Strachan and Chapin
                  -Kenneth W. Clawson
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             -Colson
      -Recruitmen
             -Chapin
             -Tuck
             -Democratic primary states
             -Activities
      -Morality
      -Harassment of the President’s campaign
      -Illegal flyer
      -Harassment of the President’s campaign
             -Record
                   -Republican convention
      -Pickets
      -Press conferences
             -Edmund S. Muskie
                   -Florida
             -Michigan
                   -Busing
      -Muskie stationary
             -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson
             -Hubert H. Humphrey
             -Chapin
             -Strachan
             -FBI investigation
                   -Florida
-Chapin’s departure
      -McGovern’s removal of Eagleton
             -Eagleton reaction
      -Possible statement
      -Possible departure from staff
             -Colson
      -Timing
      -L[ouis] Patrick Gray, III
-Krogh’s conversation with Commerce Committee staff chief [Frederick J. Lordan]
      -Confirmation hearings
             -Whitaker
-Possible statement
      -Timing
             -Press relations
      -Ziegler
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     -Dean
           -Study
     -Ziegler
           -Compared to Ehrlichman
           -Planted question
           -Leak
                 -Washington Star
           -Dean’s report
                 -Conclusions
           -Timing
                 -Vietnam negotiations
                 -Christmas
-Chapin’s departure
     -Timing
           -Colson
           -William P. Rogers
     -Colson
           -Hunt
     -Herbert G. Klein
     -Job search
     -Klein’s effectiveness
           -News summaries
           -The President’s conversations with Julie Nixon Eisenhower and Tricia
            Nixon Cox
           -Compared to Agnew, Cabinet, Connally, surrogates, Dole, MacGregor
                 -Effort
                       -Credit
     -Timing
-Second term
     -Colson’s departure
           -New Majority, 1974 election
           -1972 election
     -Klein
     -Chapin
     -Compared to first term
           -The President’s trip to the PRC and Soviet Union
           -1972 campaign
     -Race problem
     -Transporation
     -Welfare
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            -Different priorities
                  -Management
                  -New Republican Party structure
                  -Candidates
                        -Dent
                               -1972 election
                                    -Press conference
                                    -Criticism
                                    -Incumbents
                                    -Dole
                                    -Solid South

      RNC
            -Bush
            -Counselor
                  -Maine

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      Watergate
           -Chapin’s departure
                -Press relations
                -Timing
                      -Ehrlichman’s recent meeting with Chapin
                      -Job search
                      -Announcement
                      -Possible statement
                      -Congressional reconvention
           -Hearings
                -Timing
                      -Possible statement
                             -Duration
                      -Gabriel Hauge
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            -Gen. Lucius DuB. Clay, Jr.
            -Murray M. Chotiner
            -McCrary
            -Moore
            -Dean
            -Ziegler
-1972 election
      -News summary
      -Buchanan’s analysis
            -Press relations
      -Carroll Kilpatrick
            -Support
      -Right
-Statement
      -Segretti
            -Duration
            -Dean’s report
            -Chapin’s role
                  -Recruitment
                  -Direction of activities
      -The President’s role in the 1972 campaign
            -Timing
                  -Republican convention
                  -Primaries
            -John Mitchell
            -Clark MacGregor
                  -Segretti
            -John Mitchell
-Involvement
-John Mitchell
      -The President’s memoir
      -Martha Mitchell
      -Jeb Stuart Magruder
      -Hunt
      -Magruder, Chapin
-The President’s role in 1972 campaign
      -Press conferences
      -Schedules
-Possible statement
      -Segretti
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            -Lack of connection to Watergate
                  -Carl T. Rowan
      -PR analysis
            -Compared to local analysis and Ziegler’s view
            -Dean report
            -Segretti
                  -Chapin’s role
      -Chapin’s retention
            -PR analysis
      -Chapin’s departure
            -Timing
-Strachan
      -Departure
      -Knowledge
      -Compared to Chapin
      -Segretti
            -Recruitment
            -Contact
                  -Chapin
                        -Telephone records
      -Knowledge
            -Move to new job
      -Compared to Chapin
      -Segretti
            -Recruitment
-Segretti
      -Chapin’s role
            -The President’s visit to Portland, OR
                  -[Emperor of Japan] Hirohito
                  -Demonstrations
      -Dean report
            -1972 campaign activities
                  -Sabotage of the President’s campaign
                        -Demonstrators
                  -Heckling
                        -McGovern
-Possible statement
      -Segretti
            -Lack of connection to Watergate
            -Perspective
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                      -Sabatoge of the President’s campaign
                 -Primaries
                 -Recruitment
                      -Chapin
                      -Information
           -Dean report
                 -Canuck letter
                      -Clawson
                 -Haldeman
                      -Slush fund
           -Segretti
                 -White House involvement
           -White House involvement
           -Ziegler
           -Timing

Vietnam negotiations
     -Timing
          -Kissinger’s return
     -December 11, 1972 meeting

Watergate
     -Statement
           -Timing
           -Leak to Washington Star
                 -Basis
                 -Ziegler
           -Ziegler
           -Timing
                 -Magazines
                       -Vietnam War
                       -Christmas
     -Mitchell
     -PR

1973 Inaugural
     -The President’s schedule
           -Buffet lunch
                 -Congressional leaders
                 -Parade route
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                               -Bends
            -Instructions for Secret Service
                  -Automobile
                        -Running boards
                        -Shotguns
                        -Unknown person
                        -Limosine

       Demonstration on Ellipse, December 11, 1972
           -Vietnam
           -Possible organizers
                 -Prince George’s County
                 -Busing
                 -Birth control

The President, Haldeman and Ehrlichman left at 2:25 pm.