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Start Date: Wednesday, May 19, 1971 5:18 PM

End Date: Wednesday, May 19, 1971 5:29 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rogers, William P.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:15:22

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:26:39

003-067.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 19, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and William P. Rogers talked on the telephone from 1:18 pm to 1:29 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-067 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-67

Date: May 19, 1971
Time: 1:18 pm - 1:29 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William P. Rogers.

[See Conversation No. 501-16B]
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 9/08)



Mansfield Amendment
    -A vote
          -Mathias Amendment
          -Nelson Amendment

Mathias Amendment
    -Rogers’ letter to John C. Stennis
         -Warsaw Pact, North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
                                                              Conv. No. 3-67 (cont.)

Mansfield Amendment
    -President's meeting with unknown persons
          -Congressional leaders
                -Timing of vote
    -J. William Fulbright
    -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield
          -Possible meeting with Rogers
                -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] negotiations
                -Congressional leaders meeting
          -H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
          -Position on US troops, Vietnam and other issues
    -President's handling
          -Compared with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson
    -Mansfield
          -Possible meeting with Rogers
                -President's meeting with leaders
                -Logistics
                -Possible leak
                      -SALT negotiations
                -President's forthcoming meeting with leaders

SALT talks
    -Gerard C. Smith
          -Rogers meeting
          -Meeting with President
          -Role
    -May 18, 1971 development
    -Letter text
          -Haldeman
    -Public announcement
          -Preparation
          -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
    -Letters
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 9/08)



               -Copy
                     -Rogers, Haldeman
          -Public announcement

     Chung Hee Park's inauguration
         -Vice President Spiro T. Agnew

     Atoms for peace anniversary                                       Conv. No. 3-67 (cont.)
         -U Thant
               -Geneva negotiations
               -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], People's Republic of China
                     [PRC]
               -US response
               -Location
               -Dwight D. Eisenhower
               -USSR, PRC
         -President's role, Rogers’ role
         -USSR, PRC
         -Date

     SALT negotiations
         -Melvin R. Laird
         -Rogers
         -Laird
              -Henry A. Kissinger briefing
         -Smith