June 21, 1970


This almanac page for Sunday, June 21, 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 Camp David, Maryland

  • 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.

    No Federal Register published on this date

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

  • The President's Daily Brief is the primary vehicle for summarizing the day-to-day sensitive intelligence and analysis, as well as late-breaking reports, for the White House on current and future national security issues. Read "The President's Daily Brief: Delivering Intelligence to Nixon and Ford" to learn more.

    • No President's Daily Brief delivered on this date
  • The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. Visit the State Department website for more information.

    Vol. E-7, Documents on South Asia, 1969-1972

    India and Pakistan: Pre-Crisis, January 1969-February 1971

    • 68. Telegram 5012 From the Embassy in Pakistan to the Department of State, Rawalpindi, June 21, 1970, 1353Z

      Ambassador Farland reported that Pakistani President Yahya was “deeply pleased and appreciative of President’s action.”

      Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 624, Country Files, Middle East, Pakistan, Vol. II, 1 Dec 69–Sept 70. Secret; Priority; Nodis.

    Vol. E-10, Documents on American Republics, 1969-1972


    • 453. Telegram 3332 From the Embassy in Mexico to the Department of State, June 21, 1970, 0228Z. , June 21, 1970, 0228Z

      The Embassy reported on a meeting between the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs Henry Kissinger and President Díaz Ordaz, in which the Mexican president talked about the negative effects of Operation Intercept on U.S.-Mexican relations. Kissinger assured Díaz Ordaz that there would not be a repetition of the incident.

      Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 787, Country Files, Latin America, Mexico, Vol. II, January 1, 1970–December 31, 1971. Confidential; Limdis.

  • The Kissinger telephone conversation transcripts consist of approximately 20,000 pages of transcripts of Kissinger’s telephone conversations during his tenure as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (1969-1974) and Secretary of State (1973-1974) during the administration of President Richard Nixon. Visit the finding aid for more information.

    Digitized versions of many of these transcripts can be found on the Yale University Library website.

Audiovisual Holdings

  • 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-3757
      "Face the Nation" with Paul McCracken AND "Meet the Press" with Ambassador Charles W. Yost.
      All networks
      Runtime: 1:00
    • WHCA-3758
      "Issues & Answers" with Sens. Goldwater, Javits, McGovern, & Byrd. Richard Nixon.
      Runtime: 1:00
    • WHCA-3761
      Weekly News Summary, Tape I.
      All networks
      Runtime: 01:03:50

      1. Vice President Agnew speaks in Cleveland, Ohio. Time Code Start: 00:00. Keywords: Vice Presidents, speeches, statement. Network: CBS.

Context (External Sources)