Date: December 28, 1972

Time: Unknown between 12:39 pm and 2:20 pm

Location: Executive Office Building

The President dictated a memorandum to John D. Ehrlichman and H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

Second term reorganization

-George P. Shultz

-Conversation with the President



-Role as Assistant to the President

-Office of Management and Budget

-Economic policy

-Administration spokesman

-John B. Connally

-Conversation with the President

-Tax reform, trade policy

-Treasury Department, William E. Timmons, Ehrlichman

-Departmental views

-Henry A. Kissinger’s option papers

-State Department, Defense Department, Central Intelligence Agency




-Views on tax reform, trade policy

-Treasury Department

-Ehrlichman’s and Haldeman’s role

-Congressional and political perspective

-Staff meetings

-Ehrlichman, Roy L. Ash



Tape Subject Log

(rev. Dec.-07)



-Congressional relations


-Representation of agencies

-Views of bureaucracies in Departments

-Instructions for Ehrlichman and Haldeman

-Forthcoming conversation with Ash