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153. Memorandum From the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking.


154. Paper Prepared in the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking. An attached January 3 memorandum from Eberle to Shultz reads: "Attached, for your information, are copies of the material on the proposed Trade Bill which I mentioned to you last week." According to an attached note from Shultz's Executive Assistant, Ronald Brooks, the material was forwarded to Shultz on January 18.


155. Memorandum for the Files by the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan)

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Flanigan, Peter M., 1974. No classification marking. A copy was sent to Shultz and a stamped notation at the top of the memorandum reads: "Noted: GPS."


156. Memorandum From the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury(Simon) to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking. Simon did not initial the memorandum, but a handwritten note at the top of the memorandum reads: "Orig ret'd to Simon 2–12–73." Another handwritten notation appears to be a "G" written in Shultz's hand.


157. Memorandum for the President's File by Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files, President's Office Files, Box 91, President's Meeting File, Memoranda for the President's File, Beginning Feb 4 (1973). No classification marking. The meeting took place in the Oval Office. The President met with Shultz and Ehrlichman from 3:15 to 3:44 p.m., at which time Mills entered the room and Ehrlichman left. The President then met with Shultz and Mills from 3:44 to 5:11 p.m. (Ibid., White House Central Files, President's Daily Diary)


158. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Shultz to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files, President's Office Files, President's Handwriting, Box 20, Feb 1–15, 1973. A stamped notation on the memorandum indicates the President saw it.


159. Memorandum for the President's File by the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files, President's Office Files, Box 91, President's Meeting File, Memoranda for the President's File, Beginning Feb 11 (1973). No classification marking. The meeting lasted from 9:46 until 10:32 a.m. (Ibid., White House Central Files, President's Daily Diary)


160. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Ford Library, National Security Adviser, Memoranda of Conversation, Box 1. Secret; Nodis. The meeting took place in the Cabinet Room. The President began the meeting with his Cabinet at 9:39 a.m.; at 9:44 he and Soames went to the Oval Office to meet separately (see Document 159). The President returned to the Cabinet Room with Soames, Flanigan, and Sonnenfeldt at 10:33 a.m. Soames and Sonnenfeldt left the meeting at 10:42 a.m. (National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Central Files, President's Daily Diary)


161. Memorandum From the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS White House. No classification marking. Attached to a March 2 memorandum from Brooks to Kehrli that reads: "Secretary Shultz reviewed the attached memorandum before it was sent to the White House."


162. Paper Prepared in the Department of Agriculture

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Flanigan Peter M., 1974. For Official Use Only. Sent to Rogers, Shultz, Dent, Brennan, Kissinger, Stein, Ash, and Eberle under cover of a March 5 memorandum from Flanigan that explained that Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs Carroll Brunthaver had sent him the paper "with the statement that it 'represents the position of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.'" Flangian requested agency concurrences or comments by March 12.


163. Memorandum From the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking. A handwritten notation at the top of the memorandum reads: "Be sure Simon & Shultz see this—" Attached to a March 19 note from White House staff member Tod Hullin to Shultz that reads: "John Ehrlichman asked that the attached be brought to your attention."


164. Memorandum From the President's Assistant for Legislative Affairs (Timmons) to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz and the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan)

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking. Copies were sent to Ehrlichman, Cole, and Cook.


165. Memorandum From Secretary of Commerce Dent to the Executive Director of the Council on International Economic Policy (Flanigan)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 219, Agency Files, Council on International Economic Policy (CIEP) 1973 (Vol II). No classification marking.


166. Paper Prepared in the Department of State

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 219, Agency Files, Council on International Economic Policy (CIEP) 1973 (Vol II). Limited Official Use. Sent under cover of a March 20 memorandum from Eliot to Flanigan that reads: "On March 5 you forwarded to the Department a copy of Assistant Secretary Brunthaver's paper entitled 'Agriculture and Multilateral Trade Negotiations', and requested our comments. This Department's comments are attached, and a copy of these comments has been forwarded to Assistant Secretary Brunthaver, as you requested."


167. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Ford Library, National Security Adviser, Memoranda of Conversation, Box 1. Secret; Nodis. The memorandum identifies the date of the meeting as "Thursday, March 29, 1973 (?)," but there is no record of such a meeting in Kissinger's record of schedule. The memorandum identifies the meeting location as "Dr. Kissinger's Office (?)." A meeting among Kissinger, Shultz, and Scowcroft did take place on March 28 from 11:07 until 11:50 a.m. (Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Kissinger Papers, Box 438, Miscellany, 1968–1976, Record of Schedule)


168. Memorandum From the President's Assistant for International Economic Affairs (Flanigan) to President Nixon

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS Trade—Volumes I & II 1973/74. No classification marking.


170. Memorandum From Council of Economic Advisers Member Gary Seevers to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (Stein)

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 4, Export Controls 1973 GPS. No classification marking. A copy was sent to Dunlop.


171. Memorandum From the President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Scowcroft) to the White House Chief of Staff (Haig)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 290, Agency Files, U.S. Treasury, Vol. III, Jan. 1972–Sept. 18, 1973. Secret; Eyes Only. According to another copy of this memorandum, it was sent by LDX to Haig in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Ford Library, National Security Adviser, Scowcroft Daily Work Files, Box 3, 6/8–12/73) Haig was in Key Biscayne with the President.


173. Memorandum From the President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Scowcroft) to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 6, GPS White House. Secret. A copy of this memorandum was included in Shultz's June 9 briefing materials for the President; see Document 172.


175. Memorandum From Charles Cooper of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 403, Subject Files, Trade, Vol. VI, April 8–December 1973. Secret. Sent for action.


176. Memorandum From Charles Cooper of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 403, Subject Files, Trade, Vol. VI, April 8–December 1973. Secret. Sent for information.


177. Memorandum From Charles Cooper of the National Security Council Staff to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 4, Export Controls 1973 GPS. Secret.


178. Memorandum for the Files

Source: National Archives, RG 429, Records of the Council on International Economic Policy, 1971–1977, Box 250, Executive Committee Meetings, 1973–1974, 52817 Hinton Dean R., Executive Cte. Mtg. Re: Trade Bill, July 19, 1973. Confidential. Drafted by Morris on September 20. Copies were sent to Flanigan, Hinton, and Morris. The meeting took place in the Old Executive Office Building.


179. Memorandum for the President's File by Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files, President's Office Files, Box 92, President's Meeting File, Memoranda for the President's File, Beginning July 22 (1973). No classification marking. Initialed by Shultz. The President met with Mills and Shultz in the Oval Office from 3:14 until 4:24 p.m. (Ibid., White House Central Files, President's Daily Diary)


180. Memorandum From Charles Cooper of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 403, Subject Files, Trade, Vol. VI, April 8–December 1973. Secret. Sent for action.


181. Letter From Secretary of Agriculture Butz to Secretary of the Treasury Shultz

Source: National Archives, RG 56, Records of Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz, 1971–1974, Entry 166, Box 1, GPS Agriculture 1973. No classification marking.


182. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Pickering) to the President's Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Scowcroft)

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 403, Subject Files, Trade, Vol. VI, April 8–December 1973. Confidential; Limdis. The attached NSC correspondence profile indicates that the memorandum was sent to San Clemente, California, on September 1, where Kissinger saw it.