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Hours: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Date: June 18, 1973

Time: 6:19 pm – 6:45 pm

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

John A. Love

William W. Scranton

-Telephone conversation with Haig

Love

-Ann (Daniels) Love

-Travel plans

-Israel

-Job offer

-Environmentalism

-Compared to Scranton

-US need for energy

-Views on controls

-Political views

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Briefing at State Department

-Leonid I. Brezhnev visit

-Henry A. Kissinger, Ronald L. Ziegler

Ziegler entered at 6:21 pm.

Watergate

-John W. Dean, III’s possible Ervin Committee testimony

-White House response

-Statement

-Content and phraseology

-Dean

-Value

-Content and phraseology

-Dean

-Leaks

-J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr.

-Statement

-Gerald L. Warren

-Effect of Leonid I. Brezhnev summit

-President’s conversation with Buzhardt

-Dean

-Timing

-Ziegler and Haig conversation

-White House response

-Warren

State Department briefing

-Leonid M. Zamyatin

Watergate

-White House statement

Ziegler left at 6:27 pm.

Watergate

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-Dean

-Buzhardt

-Effect on credibility

-Charles W. Colson

-Dean

-Handling of funds

-$4,000

-$16,000

-Possible investigation

-Buzhardt

-Activities

-Ervin Committee

-Republican members

-Fred D. Thompson’s conversation with Buzhardt

-President’s opponents

-Compared to Cambodian actions

-Compared to the December Bombings

-Ervin Committee

-Scheduling of Dean’s forthcoming testimony

-Possible statements

Ziegler entered at 6:40 pm.

Watergate

-Ervin Committee

-Scheduling of Dean’s forthcoming testimony

-Content of Dean’s forthcoming testimony

-Press coverage

Brezhnev’s visit

-Media coverage

-Ziegler’s impressions of Russian customs

-President’s speech

-Arrival

-President’s assessment of the media

-Signings

-Schedule

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-Camp David

-Photographs

Photographs

-President and Kissinger in Florida

-Media coverage

-President and Brezhnev at Camp David

Brezhnev’s visit

-Agenda

-Press coverage

-San Clemente

-Communiqué

-Timing of Brezhnev’s speech

-Sunday morning newspapers

-Press coverage

-Photographs at the Grand Canyon

Watergate

-Ervin Committee hearings

-Dean’s possible testimony

-Popular response

-Timing

-Brezhnev visit

-Content

-Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters

-Dean’s documents

-Dean

-Attacks

-H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman

-John N. Mitchell

-Mitchell

-Buzhardt’s view

-Dean

-Attacks

-Richard A. Moore

-March 20, 1973 meetings with President and Moore

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-Possible attacks

-Forthcoming Ervin Committee testimony

-Unknown man’s articles

-Ervin committee

-Scheduling of Dean’s testimony

-Brezhnev’s visit

-Ervin

-Scheduling of Dean’s testimony

-Possible influences

-White House response

-Dean

-Forthcoming Ervin Committee testimony

-Media coverage

-Compared with energy story

-White House response

-James W. McCord, Jr.’s allegations

-Dean

-Forthcoming Ervin Committee testimony

-William L. Safire

-Columns

-Compared to Victor Lasky

-Dean

-Credibility

-Handling of funds

-Buzhardt’s possible release of story

-Colson’s views

-$22,000

-Payment of advertisements

-W. Richard Howard

-Gordon C. Strachan

-$15,000

-President’s view

-Payoffs to defendants

-Colson’s view

-Disposition

-Buzhardt

-Dean

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-$4,000

-Ehrlichman, Colson and Mitchell

-Buzhardt

-Possible release of story to press

-$4,000

-Forthcoming conversation with Samuel Dash

-Dean’s bank records

-Possible release of story

-Colson

President’s schedule

-State dinner

Brezhnev

-Ziegler’s assessment

-Media coverage

-Crowd reaction

The President, Haig, and Ziegler left at 6:54 pm.