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77–2
September 24, 1971
Conversation No. 77-2

Date: September 24, 1971
Time: Unknown between 8:13 am and 11:03 am
Location: Cabinet Room

William P. Rogers met with John B. Connally, David Packard, John N. Mitchell, Rogers C. B.
Morton, Clifford M. Hardin, Maurice H. Stans, Laurence H. Silberman, Elliot L. Richardson,
George W. Romney, James M. Beggs, David M. Kennedy, George P. Shultz, Robert H. Finch,
George H. W. Bush, H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, Peter M. Flanigan, Peter G.
Peterson, Herbert G. Klein, Arnold R. Weber, Raymond K. Price, Jr., Gerald L. Warren,
Alexander P. Butterfield, Colonel Richard T. Kennedy, John N. Irwin, II, U. Alexis Johnson,
Nathanial Samuels, Paul A. Volcker, Arthur F. Burns, Paul W. McCracken, Ezra Solomon, and
Caspar W. (“Cap”) Weinberger

Greetings

Speech
-”Today” show excerpts

The press
-Column
-Attitude

[Unintelligible]

An unknown woman [Mary Ellen [?] [Surname unknown] entered at an unknown time after 8:13
am; the unknown woman left at an unknown time before 9:05 am

[Unintelligible]

Greetings

League of California cities
-San Francisco
-The President’s address to police chiefs
-City council
-Fire chief
-Police chief
-City managers
-Auditors
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Potter and Mary Ann (“Annie”) Stewart

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew entered at an unknown time after 8:13 am

Compliance in legal case
-Connecticut
-Arizona
-Supreme Court
-Connecticut
-Appeal of case

Unknown people entered at an unknown time after 8:13 am

[General conversation/Unintelligible]

Greetings

Initiative

New York

Greetings

The President entered at 9:05 am

The economy
-Members of the Cabinet as spokesmen
-Briefing
-Handling of sensitive economic issues
-Surcharge
-International monetary situation

Forthcoming International Monetary Fund [IMF] meeting
-A united front
-Meeting of the President, Connally, Burns
-The State Department
-Peterson, McCracken
-Foreign ministers
-The press
-Connally
-Schedule
-Temporary surcharge
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-IMF meeting
-US policy
-Permanent versus temporary action
-Japanese stance
-German stance
-French stance
-European stance
-Bargaining
-Benefits for the US
-Negotiations
-Changes in world attitude towards US

Meeting agenda
-Negotiations
-US trading partners
-US public perceptions
-The President’s August 15, 1971 speech
-Ten percent cut in foreign aid
-Implementation of ten percent import surcharge
-Symbolism
-Fair trade for the US
-US situation in London


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US and foreign trade

[To listen to the segment (39m8s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-558.]

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-J. William Fulbright and the Senate Foreign Relations
committee
-Rogers’ discussion about the status of the dollar
-Understanding of monetary situation
-Senate Finance Committee

The President left at 9:52 am

[General conversation/Unintelligible]
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Recording was cut off at an unknown time before 11:03 am
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