Date: October 25, 1972

Time: 9:25 am – 9:36 am

Location: Executive Office Building

The President met with John D. Ehrlichman.

Forthcoming speeches

-Radio Address on the American Farmer

-The President’s view

-Veterans speech

-Raymond K. Price, Jr.

-Television speeches

-Urban speech

-Radio Address: One America

-Sunday press coverage

-Crime speech

-Veterans speech

-Environment speech

-Urban speech

-Education speech

-Tax, spending, and economic issues

-Herbert Stein, George P. Shultz

George S. McGovern’s economic policies

-White House Response

-Raised taxes

-Higher prices


-Food prices

-Increased unemployment

-Administration economic spokesmen



-Donald H. Rumsfeld

-Pierre Rinfret





Tape Subject Log

(rev. Nov-03)

-New York speech

-The President’s view

-Stein’s recent New York speech

-The President’s role

-Compared with the President’s statements on Vietnam

-McGregor’s statements

The President’s bill signings

-Supplemental appropriations

-Public relations effort

-Veto of tax increase

-Congressional cooperation

-Aging bill

-Caspar (“Cap”) Weinberger

-Veterans bill

-House Resolution [HR] 1

-Water bill

-The President’s previous veto

-Statement of an unknown man to the President

-New York

-Press and media coverage

-Spending limit

-Ehrlichman’s briefing

-McGovern’s response

-Economic policies

-Administration action

-The President’s view

-Taxes, prices, unemployment, welfare

-John B. Connally

-Spending cuts

-1972 election

-Bureaucratic studies

-Confidentiality of findings


-Nature of cuts

-Trimming compared with cutting


-Government employees


-National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH]

-National Institute of Health [NIH]



Tape Subject Log

(rev. Nov-03)

-National Science Foundation [NSF]

-Department of Housing and Urban Development [HUD]

-Ehrlichman’s work with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

Clark R. Mollenhoff

-Herbert G. Klein

-The President’s view

-Haldeman’s forthcoming conversation with unknown person

The President’s forthcoming speeches

-Ehrlichman’s staff

-Farm issue

-Urban issues

Ehrlichman left at 9:36 am