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457–4

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457–4
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • H. R. Haldeman
  • Clifford M. Hardin
  • Stephen B. Bull
February 24, 1971
Conversation No. 457-4

Date: February 24, 1971
Time: 11:55 am - unknown before 12:19 pm
Location: Oval Office

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

Meeting with black leaders

[The President talked with Clifford M. Hardin between 11:55 am and 12:01 pm]

[Conversation No. 457-4A]

Report to the President
-John B. Williams
-Hardin’s press conference

Mississippi
-Farmers
-Hardin’s visit
-Integration of schools
-Compared to northern schools

The President’s schedule
-Foreign policy
-Forthcoming trip to Des Moines, Iowa
-”Salute to Agriculture” dinner
-Farm editors
-Publicity

[End of telephone conversation]

Public relations
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-President’s remarks
-Agriculture

The President’s schedule
-Businessmen’s visit
-Morehouse College in Atlanta
-Peter M. Flanigan
-Pros and cons
-White House staff
-President’s participation in meetings
-Donald H. Rumsfeld
-John N. Mitchell
-”Drop by”
-Black leaders’ meeting
-Advance scheduling
-Accessibility of the President
-Black leaders’ meeting
-George P. Shultz
-George W. Romney
-John D. Ehrlichman
-Rumsfeld
-Finch
-Planning

Camp David
-Invitations
-White House staff
-Finch
-Rumsfeld
-Elliot L. Richardson
-William P. Rogers
-Melvin R. Laird
-Mitchell
-Romney
-John A. Volpe
-Rogers
-Problems

Black leaders’ meeting
-Richard Hatcher

Governors’ dinner
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-Impression
-Leslie T. (“Bob”) Hope
-Visit to White House
-Delores (Reade) Hope
-Arthur G. (“Art”) Linkletter
-John Wayne
-”True Grit”
Conv. No. 457-4 (cont.)
Vietnam War
-Civilian versus military control
-Henry A. Kissinger’s role
-President’s position
-General John W. Vogt, Jr.
-General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
-William L. Safire
-Forthcoming meeting with the President
-Speech draft
-Rogers/Kissinger relations
-Middle East
-Rogers
-Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
-Gerard C. Smith
-Kissinger’s meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
-Summit meetings

Kissinger


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-Edmund S. Muskie
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Briefings by Administration spokesmen
-Democrats
-Edward M. (“Ted”) Kennedy
-President’s position
-Rogers
-Muskie
-Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation
-President’s position Conv. No. 457-4 (cont.)
-Senators
-George S. McGovern
-Eugene J. McCarthy
-Vietnam peace plan

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 12:01 pm

The President’s schedule
-Federal Executive Board

Bull left at an unknown time before 12:19 pm

-Revenue sharing
-Meeting with the President
-Pros and cons
-Meeting with the Vice President
-Safire

The President and Haldeman left at an unknown time before 12:19 pm
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