Date: January 24, 1973

Time: 8:12 am – 8:28 am

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Charles W. Colson.

Colson’s talk with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

Press relations

-Suggested story

-Patrick J. Buchanan

-Helen A.Thomas

-Kenneth W. Clawson

-William J. Baroody, Jr.

-Herbert G. Klein

-John A. Scali

-Paul N. McCloskey, Jr.

-Donald W. Riegle, Jr.

-Edmund S. Muskie

-Frank F. Church

-Reports of popular reaction to Vietnam settlement announcement

-[Arnold] Eric Sevareid

-Coverage of the President’s speech

-“Today Show”

-John G. Tower

-Washington Post

-David S. Broder

-Barry M. Goldwater

-Spiro T. Agnew

-New York Times

-Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]

-Robert S. Dole

-Input by scholars

-Herman Kahn, Glen Campbell, Bob Kintner

-Georgetown Center for International Studies

-Allan Wallace

-Kingman Brewster, Jr.

-John Cardinal Krol



Tape Subject Log

(rev. Mar.-09)

-Henry C. Cashen, II

Vietnam settlement

-Henry A. Kissinger

-Joseph C. Kraft

-Melvin R. Laird




-George P. Shultz

-Peter J. Brennan


-George Meany

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 8:12 am.

The President’s schedule

Bull left at an unknown time before 8:28 am.

Vietnam settlement

-The President’s speech

-Compared to Inaugural speech

-Prisoners of War [POW] wives

-Phyllis Galanti

-Evelyn Grubb

-Press relations



Colson left at 8:28 am.