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Start Date: Wednesday, May 5, 1971 10:13 PM

End Date: Wednesday, May 5, 1971 11:45 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:19:54

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:33:25

002-095.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 5, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 6:13 pm and 7:45 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 002-095 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 2-95

Date: May 5, 1971
Time: Unknown between 6:13 pm and 7:45 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     Weather

     Union of Soviet Socialist Repubics [USSR]
         -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 9/08)



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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[National Security]
[Duration: 18s ]


    FOREIGN AFFAIRS                                             Conv. No. 2-95 (cont.)


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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         -Vladimir S. Semyonov's Meeting with Gerard C. Smith
         -Haig's Conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
         -Summit Meeting
         -Announcement
         -Timing
         -Kissinger's Conversation with Dobrynin
               -Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT]
         -Leonid I. Brezhnev
         -Smith
         -Congress
         -Allies


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[National Security]
[Duration: 33s ]


    FOREIGN AFFAIRS


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)




     US relations with People's Republic of China [PRC]
          -Department of State
          -State Department Statements
          -US-PRC relations


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                                                            Conv. No. 2-95 (cont.)

BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[National Security]
[Duration: 57s ]


     FOREIGN AFFAIRS


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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[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]

     Honor America Day

     Hardhats
         -Kissinger's conversation with unknown woman on Nelson A. Rockefeller's staff
         -Peter J. Brennan
         -Charles W. Colson

     Vietnam
          -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting with prisoners of war [POWs] families
          -Negotiations
          -Kissinger's role
          -Maj. Gen. James D. (“Don”) Hughes
          -Vernon A. Walters
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. 9/08)



           -Announcement

     PRC
           -Announcement
               -Timing

     Volunteer army
         -Draft                                                  Conv. No. 2-95 (cont.)
         -Joint Chiefs of Staff [JCS]
         -Administration's policy