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Start Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1971 12:16 AM

End Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1971 12:36 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:35:20

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:55:27

002-052.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 27, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 8:16 pm to 8:36 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-052 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-52

Date: April 27, 1971
Time: 8:16 pm - 8:36 pm
Location: White House Telephone
                                                               Conv. No. 2-49 (cont.)
The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     People's Republic of China [PRC]
          -David K. E. Bruce
          -Nelson A. Rockefeller
          -Vietnam


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          -Elliot L. Richardson
          -William P. Rogers
          -Rockefeller


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Privacy]
[Duration: 7s ]


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         -Department of State
         -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
         -Linkage
         -Berlin
         -Strategic Arms Limitations Talks [SALT]            Conv. No. 2-52 (cont.)
         -Rockefeller
         -Haig
         -Marshall Green
         -Thomas E. Dewey


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[Duration: 1m 16s ]


    FOREIGN AFFAIRS


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         -Peking
         -Taiwan
         -Announcement
         -Compared to Soviets
         -Haig
         -Vietnam
         -Contacts
         -Time
         -SALT

    Union of Soviet Socialist [USSR]
         -Summit meeting
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                                       Tape Subject Log
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     Chou En-lai
         -Report
         -Analysis of international situation

     PRC
           -Bruce
                -Vietnam
           -Rockefeller                                                 Conv. No. 2-52 (cont.)
                -Visibility
                -Effects

     Vietnam
          -Prisoners of War [POW]
                -Prospects
          -Bruce
          -"Doves"

[A transcript of the following portion of this conversation was prepared under court order from
December 1978 through March 1979 for Special Access 8, Ronald V. Dellums, et al. v. James M.
Powell, et al., No. 71-2271. The National Archives and Records Administration produced this
transcript. The National Archives does not guarantee its accuracy.]

[End of transcript]

     Administration's policy
           -PRC
           -John W. Chancellor
           -Upcoming news conference
     -Haig
     -Laos
           -Polls
     -Cambodia
     -PRC
           -Ping-pong team
     -Mao Tse-tung's statement to Edgar P. Snow
     -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield
     -Hugh Scott
     -Kissinger's role
     -Visits
     -US reply
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[National Security]
[Duration: 4s ]


     FOREIGN AFFAIRS                                                  Conv. No. 2-52 (cont.)


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