June 13, 1970


This almanac page for Saturday, June 13, 1970, pulls together various records created by the federal government and links to additional resources which can provide context about the events of the day.

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Schedule and Public Documents

  • The Daily Diary files represent a consolidated record of the President's activities. Visit the finding aid to learn more.

    The President's day began at Key Biscayne, Florida

  • The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents made available transcripts of the President's news conferences; messages to Congress; public speeches, remarks, and statements; and other Presidential materials released by the White House.

    Appointments and Nominations

    Executive Orders

    Statements by the President

    • President's Commission on Campus Unrest (6 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 754, June 13, 1970)
      Statement by the President Upon Establishing the Commission.
    • The Earthquake in Peru (6 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 756, June 13, 1970)
      Statement by the President Calling for National and Individual Participation in Assistance Following the Tragedy.

    Digest of Other White House Announcements

    Following is a listing of items of general interest which were announced in the press but not made public as formal White House press releases during the period covered by this issue. Appointments requiring Senate approval are not included since they appear in the list of nominations submitted to the Senate, below.

    • The President today announced his intention to nominate George Beall of Baltimore, Md., to be United States Attorney for the District of Maryland for the term of 4 years.
    • The President today announced the appointment of Frank B. Rackley of Washington, Pa., to be a member of the President's Commission on Personnel Interchange, for a term of 2 years.
    • The President today announced the appointment of three additional members of the National Advisory Council of the Peace Corps. The new members are Mark Evans of the District of Columbia, Gustaf A. Nordin of Pasadena, Calif., and Dr. Erich Segal of New Haven, Conn. They succeed Jane P. Cahill, Donald A. Petrie, and Mrs. Ruth Leffall, who have resigned.
  • Each Public Papers of the Presidents volume contains the papers and speeches of the President of the United States that were issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary during the time period specified by the volume. The material is presented in chronological order, and the dates shown in the headings are the dates of the documents or events. In instances when the release date differs from the date of the document itself, that fact is shown in the text note.

    To ensure accuracy, remarks have been checked against audio recordings (when available) and signed documents have been checked against the original, unless otherwise noted. Editors have provided text notes and cross references for purposes of identification or clarity.

  • The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other Presidential documents.

Archival Holdings

  • The H. R. Haldeman Diaries consists of seven handwritten diaries, 36 dictated diaries recorded as sound recordings, and two handwritten audio cassette tape subject logs. The diaries and logs reflect H. R. Haldeman’s candid personal record and reflections on events, issues, and people encountered during his service in the Nixon White House. As administrative assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, Haldeman attended and participated in public events and private meetings covering the entire scope of issues in which the Nixon White House engaged in during the years 1969-1973. Visit the finding aid to learn more.

  • The National Archives Catalog is the online portal to the records held at the National Archives, and information about those records. It is the main way of describing our holdings and also provides access to electronic records and digitized versions of our holdings. 

    The Catalog searches across multiple National Archives resources at once, including archival descriptions, digitized and electronic records, authority records, and web pages from and the Presidential Libraries. The Catalog also allows users to contribute to digitized historical records through tagging and transcription.

    Nixon Library Holdings

    All National Archives Units

National Security Documents

Audiovisual Holdings

  • The White House Photo Office collection consists of photographic coverage of President Richard Nixon meeting with prominent social, political, and cultural personalities; speaking engagements and news conferences of the President and various high-ranking members of the White House staff and Cabinet; Presidential domestic and foreign travel, including Presidential vacations; social events and entertainment involving the First Family, including entertainers present; official portraits of the President, First Family, and high-ranking members of the Nixon administration; the 1969 and 1973 Inaugurals; the President’s 1972 Presidential election campaign appearances (including speeches) and other official activities of the White House staff and the President’s Cabinet from January 20, 1969 until August 9, 1974 at the White House and the Old Executive Office Building; other locations in Washington, DC, such as The Mall; and the Presidential retreats in Camp David, Maryland, Key Biscayne, Florida, and San Clemente, California. Visit the finding aid to learn more.

    Roll WHPO-3677 Photographer: Schumacher, Karl | Color or B&W: Color

    • Frame(s): WHPO-3677-02-28, Pat Nixon hosting the U. S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau Reception. 6/13/1970, Washington, D.C. White House, South Lawn. Pat Nixon.

    Roll WHPO-3678 Photographer: Schumacher, Karl | Color or B&W: Color

    • Frame(s): WHPO-3678-02-10, Pat Nixon hosting the U. S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau Reception. 6/13/1970, Washington, D.C. White House, South Lawn. Pat Nixon.
  • The White House Communications Agency Sound Recordings Collection contains public statements that took place between 1969 and 1974. Visit the finding aid to learn more.

    C - First Lady

    • WHCA-SR-C-045
      Remarks by Pat Nixon on the 50th anniversary of the Women's Bureau, with Elizabeth Koontz. (6/13/1970, South Lawn, The White House)

      Runtime: 0:02:53

      Production credits: Audio feed supplied by WHCA; Recorded by BAC (initials of WHCA engineer)

      Original Format: 1/4-inch reel-to-reel audiotape. Original source type: Original.
  • The White House Communications Agency Videotape Collection contains “off-the-air” recordings of televised programs produced between 1968 and 1974. Visit the finding aid to learn more.

    • WHCA-3755
      Weekly News Summary.
      All networks
      Runtime: 0:31

      1. Report on College Commission and Secretary of Interior Walter Hickel. Time Code Start: 00:40. Keywords: cabinet, advisors, colleges, universities, leaders, letters, writings, shootings, Kent State, protests. Network: CBS.

      2. Women's group at the White House. Time Code Start: 02:05. Keywords: women, special interest groups, organizations. Network: CBS.

Context (External Sources)