Secret White House Tapes

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103–10
June 30, 1972
Conversation No. 103-10

Date: June 30, 1972
Time: Unknown between 10:05 am and 10:16 pm
Location: Cabinet Room

The President met with George P. Shultz, Herbert Stein, Virginia H. Knauer, General George A.
Lincoln, Casper W. (“Cap”) Weinberger, James D. Hodgson, Peter G. Peterson, Earl L. Butz,
Marvin H. Kosters, Richard B. Cheney, Richard J. Alfultis, Joseph Mullaney, Donald Smith, J.
Dawson Ahalt, Bert M. Concklin, J. Charles Partee, Donald A. Paarlberg, Richard C. Van
Dusen, Laurence H. Silberman, and Ronald Brooks
[Recording begins while the conversation is in progress]

Food prices
-Meat prices
-All food
-Wage-price controls
-Problems
-International Harvester
-Pay Board
-Amalgamated Meatcutters Union
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-Wage settlement
-Food chain employees
-Meat import quota
-Source of problem
-Governmental purchasing
-Defense Department
-Beef
-Supply of feed
-Reduction
-Menus
-Pork
-Mess halls
-Amount of food
-Agriculture
-Food purchases
-Defense
-Organizations
-President’s view
-Chain stores
-”Jawboning”
-Wage-price controls
-Meeting with groups in food industry
-Department heads
-Shultz
-Stein
-Organizations
-Businesses, wholesale and retail
-Associations
-Labor groups


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Beef imports

[To listen to the segment (4m26s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-598.]

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-Tariffs
-Beef
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Tape Subject Log
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-Cattle producers
-Mississippi
-National Farm Broadcasting
-Florida
-Clifford P. Hansen
-Wyoming
-Stock growers
-President’s view of price controls
-Price control concerns of cattlemen
-Secretary of Agriculture


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Beef imports

[To listen to the segment (5m33s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-598.]

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-Cattle states
-Florida
-Mississippi
-Public relations
-Effect
-Quotas
-Controls, freeze
-Speculation
-Cost of Living Council
-Food prices
-Farmer
-Demand for food
-Food stamps
-Distribution
-Demand for food
-Shortage of supply
-Prices
-Administration’s actions
-Direct controls
-Sense of crisis
-Farmers’ restraint
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

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(rev. 10/08)



-President’s backing of administration policy
-Secretary of State
-Chairman of the Cost of Living Council
-Jawboning
-Amalgamated Meat Cutters
-George Meany
-Chain stores
-Price increases
-Amalgamated Meat Cutters

President’s appreciation
-Stein

Food stamps
-David Humphreys
-Weinberger
-Shultz
-Quality of program

President left at 11:04 am

Agenda and schedule

Health Services Industry
-Reclassification
-Rules

Recording ends at an unknown time before 10:16 pm, while the conversation is in progress
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