Date: September 7, 1972

Time: 12:23 pm – 12:35 pm

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Edward J. Kiernan, Robert D. Gordon, John Harrington, Charles

Baulman, and Egil G. (“Bud”) Krogh, Jr.

[The White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the



[Photograph session]

-[General conversation]

Copies of photographs

International Conference of Police Associations

-Support by the President and administration

-The President’s recent nomination acceptance speech

-Appointment of judges

-State judges

-Supreme Court


-Survivors’ benefits


-Civil rights

-Grand jury appearances

-Status for policemen

-Compared with private citizens or criminals

-Bill of Rights


-Possibility of death


-Comparison of police to Army and Navy



Tape Subject Log

(rev. Oct-06)

-Peace efforts

-Lack of respect

-Chicago police

-George S. McGovern

-Effect on children

-Need for respect

-Review boards

-Police procedures



-New York

-Los Angeles

-Police or citizen review board

-Lyndon B. Johnson

-Cooperation by administration with police issues

-Department of Justice

-Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

-Statement in New York

Presidential gifts

-Cuff links

-Presidential seal


Kiernan et al. left at 12:35 pm.