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532-6
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • H. R. Haldeman
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • White House operator
  • Alexander M. Haig
  • Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
  • F. Edward Hébert
June 30, 1971
Conversation No. 532-6

Date: June 30, 1971
Time: 9:13 am - 9:54 am
Location: Oval Office

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

Presidential statements
-Haldeman's contact with Raymond K. Price, Jr.
-William L. Safire memorandum
-Thomas Jefferson
-George Washington
-John Adams
John K. Andrews, Jr. drafting efforts

John B. Connally’s statement
-Effectiveness
-Paul W. McCracken’s position
-Arthur F. Burns
-Advisory capacity
-Policy announcement

Supreme Court
-Charles W. Colson
-Leaks
-Possible source of leaks
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-Background
-Colson action
-Possible impact
-Accuracy

[The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger at an unknown time between 9:13 am and 9:23
am]

[Conversation No. 532-6A]

Schedule

[End of telephone conversation]

Schedule
-July 3rd event at the National Archives
-Attendance
-President's speech
-Applause pattern
-Attendance
-Public relations
-President's strengths
-Television appearance


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1m 15s ]


KISSINGER ENTERED AT 9:23 AM.



END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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White House Social Affairs
-Winton M. (“Red”) Blount dinner, June 29, 1971
-President's view
-Haldeman’s conversation with wife of Post Office Undersecretary
-Background
-Neighborhood reaction
-Impact of visits to White House
-Donald McI. Kendall Conv. No. 532-6 (cont.)
-Kissinger's visit with Blounts
-Kissinger's schedule
-Blount's view of President
-Introduction of Blount family
-David Packard
-Visits to White House
-Scope
-Kissinger dinner
-Press view of Blount dinner


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 9
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 12s ]


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W. Averell Harriman's conversation with Kissinger
-Democratic view of administration policy
-Pentagon Papers
-Harriman
-Public statement
-Negotiations
-Harriman efforts

Haldeman left at 9:35 am.
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Vietnam
-Media coverage of North Vietnam offensive
-Confirmation of reports
-Casualties
-Colson


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Conv. No. 532-6 (cont.)

BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 33s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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Opium poppy agreement
-William P. Rogers
-William J. Handley
-Connally
-State Department


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[National Security]
[Duration: 26s ]



INDIA-PAKISTAN


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Amendment to Congressional resolution against Vietnam War
-Expiration
-Impact
-Filibuster
-Visit by President to People's Republic of China [PRC]
-Filibuster possibilities
-Wording
-Termination of US action Conv. No. 532-6 (cont.)
-Withdrawal
-President's meeting with F. Edward Hébert
-President's view of amendment
-Richard K. Cook role
-Changes
-Kissinger's call to John C. Stennis
-Changes
-Support for administration
-Legislative aide's view
-Impact on Vietnam negotiations
-Coincidence of terms

[Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:23 am and 9:45
am]

[Henry Kissinger talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. at an unknown time between 9:23 am and
9:54 am]

[Conversation No. 532-6B]

[See Conversation No. 6-38]

[End of telephone conversation]

Soviet Cosmonauts
-Death
-Telegram to Soviet Union
-Wording
-Call to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin

[Henry Kissinger talked to the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:23am and
9:59 am]

[Conversation No. 532-6C]
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[See Conversation No. 6-39]

[End of telephone conversation]

Amendment to Congressional resolution on Vietnam
-Wording
-Withdrawal of forces Conv. No. 532-6 (cont.)
-Negotiations
-Harriman's view of negotiations
-Le Duc Tho
-Past US negotiating policy
-William A.K. (“Tony”) Lake

[Kissinger and the President talked with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin at an unknown time between 9:23
am and 9:43 am]

[Conversation No. 532-6D]

[See Conversation No. 6-40]

[End of telephone conversation]

Soviet Cosmonauts
-Death
-Personal call from President
-Benefits
-Cause
-Oxygen deficiency
-Unknown factors
-Message from Cosmonauts
-Discovery
-Announcement

Amendment to Congressional resolution on Vietnam
-Wording
-Withdrawal
-Call to Hébert

[The President talked to the White House operator at an unknown time between 9:23 am and
9:45 am]
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[Conversation No. 532-6E]

[See Conversation No. 6-41]

[End of telephone conversation]

Amendment to Congressional resolution
-Acceptance of amendment version Conv. No. 532-6 (cont.)
-President's role

Julie Nixon Eisenhower's schedule
-Henry J. Tasca
-Visit to Embassy over 4th of July
-Henry J. Tasca stag party
-Invitation to [Dwight] David Eisenhower, II
-Advisability

[The President talked with Hébert at an unknown time between 9:45 am and 9:50 am]

[Conversation No. 532-6F]

[See Conversation No. 6-42]

[End of telephone conversation]

Julie Nixon Eisenhower's schedule
-Embassy 4th of July stag party
-Julie Eisenhower attendance
-Kissinger
-Haig

Kissinger left at 9:54 am.
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