Effective Use of the President's Time

A panel of White House insiders during the Nixon administration talked about how Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman organized the Office of the… read more

A panel of White House insiders during the Nixon administration talked about how Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman organized the Office of the President for efficient management. They discussed how President Nixon was briefed, scheduled, and moved through events and around the world. Topics included juggling the many roles of the president so that he could focus on the matters only he could handle. The panelists accompanied their presentations with pictures, charts, and videotaped remarks from David Parker, president of the American Gas Association, who also served in the White House. After their presentations they responded to questions submitted over the Internet.

Former Assistant to the President Steve Bull talked about how the president’s daily schedule was maintained and managed. Former Assistant to the Chief-of-Staff Larry Higby talked about the role of chief of staff. Ronald H. Walker, head of the first Office of Presidential Advance, talked about White House advance operations and how it supported presidential policy initiatives. Former Senior Assistant to the President Dwight Chapin moderated.

“Effective Use of the President’s Time” was the second of the “Richard Nixon Legacy Forums” held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace, now the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
292092-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2010

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  • Feb 21, 2010 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2010 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2010 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2010 | 7:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
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