Secret White House Tapes

845–11

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845–11
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • John B. Connally
  • Stephen B. Bull
January 31, 1973
Conversation No. 845-11

Date: January 31, 1973
Time: Unknown between 4:52 pm and 6:13 pm
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Mar.-09)

Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d)

Location: Oval Office

The President met with John B. Connally.

The President's schedule

-Delay
-Meeting with Japanese officials
-Translation
-Eisaku Sato
-Kakuei Tanaka
-Nationalism
-Nobusuke Kishi

Japan
-Economics
-Sato
-Tanaka
-Ambitions
-Balance of trade
-People's Republic of China [PRC]

Connally's meeting with George P. Shultz
-Energy crisis
-Possibility of gasoline rationing
-Fuel oil supplies
-University of Texas, Austin
-San Marcos State Teachers College
-Lyndon B. Johnson
-Environmentalists
-Price
-Compared to crude oil
-Crude Oil
-Domestic
-Foreign
-Arab and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
[OPEC] sales
-Marketing
-Japan, Germany, Italy, US
-Impact of US
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Mar.-09)

Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d)


Congress relations
-Trade legislation

Energy crisis
-US foreign oil relationships
-Canada
-[Shah of Iran] Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
-Saudi Arabia
-Venezuela
-Import program
-Congress
-Trade
-Japan
-Tariffs, importation controls

Trade
-Labor
-Seafarers Union
-Frank Fitzsimmons
-Oil companies
-Transportation of oil to US
-Raw materials
-Oil
-Production
-Shipping
-El Paso
-Algeria
-Soviet Union
-Economic indices, 1972
-Stock market
-Strength of US dollar
-Budget
-Japan
-Canada

Issues
-Energy crisis
-Trade
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Mar.-09)

Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d)

Energy crisis
-US import program
-Economic Resources Corporation
-World War II
-Tin, rubber
-US government role
-Congress
-Possible purchase from US oil companies with overseas operations
-Saudi Arabia
-Libya
-[Shah of Iran] Pahlavi
-Gulf Oil
-Standard Oil
-Japan
-British Petroleum
-Oil reserves
-Abu Dhabi
-[Shah of Iran] Pahlavi
-US oil companies
-Need for US government support
-Great Britain
-British Petrolium
-North Sea
-US needs
-Alaskan pipeline
-Environmental considerations

Domestic programs
-Cuts
Criticism of the President

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 4:52 pm.

Connally's schedule
-Tate phone call

Connally left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm.

The President's remarks at prayer breakfast
-Text
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Mar.-09)

Conversation No. 845-11 (cont’d)

-Typing
-Majorie P. Acker

Bull left at an unknown time before 6:13 pm.
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