Secret White House Tapes

539–14

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539–14
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • H. R. Haldeman
July 19, 1971
Conversation No. 539-14

Date: July 19, 1971
Time: 1:08 pm - 1:21 pm
Location: Oval Office

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

The People’s Republic of China [PRC] initiative
-Henry A. Kissinger
-Briefing
-Cabinet
-Memorandum
-Kissinger
-John A. Scali
-Chou En-lai
-Cabinet
-Staff briefing
-Confidentiality
-The press
-Reason for briefing
-Kissinger
-Comparison to Cambodia, Laos
-Rogers C. B. Morton
-Leaks
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-News magazines
-Coverage
-Kissinger
-State Department, William P. Rogers
-Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Melvin R. Laird
-Marshall Green
-President’s role
Conv. No. 539-14 (cont.)
John B. Connally
-Forthcoming meeting with the President
-Previous meeting with Haldeman
-Schedule
-July 19, 1971 meeting
-Forthcoming Congressional testimony
-Kissinger’s briefing
-Perceptions on Cabinet role
-Possible departure from the Cabinet
-Management style
-State Department
-Council [of Economic Advisors?]
-George P. Shultz
-Compared to David M. Kennedy

Cabinet members
-Relations with the President
-John A. Volpe
-John D. Ehrlichman
-George W. Romney

Connally
-Schedule
-Forthcoming Congressional testimony
-Time of meeting with the President

Schedule
-Ehrlichman’s request to see the President
-Appropriations Committee
-Domestic issues
-Ehrlichman’s perception of meetings
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-Congressional leaders meeting
-Peter H. Dominick
-Clark MacGregor
-Connally

The President and Haldeman left at 1:21 pm

Conv. No. 539-14 (cont.)
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