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Conversation: 003-071

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Start Date: 19-May-1971 7:44 PM

End Date: 19-May-1971 7:44 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorKissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:31:07

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:34:53


NARA Description:

On May 19, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone at 7:44 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 003-071 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 3-71

Date: May 19, 1971
Time: 7:44 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

     Call from Henry A. Kissinger

The President talked with Kissinger between 7:44 pm and 7:47 pm.; background noise appears in
the original recording.

     Mathias resolution
                -John Sherman Cooper
                      -Phone call


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 9/08)

                     -Peter H. Dominick's amendment
                     -Troop level

     William P. Rogers
          -Kissinger's call
                -U. Alexis Johnson
          -International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium [INTELSAT]
                                                                      Conv. No.
                                                                                3-71 (cont.)

     Mathias resolution
         -Elliot L. Richardson's call to Kissinger
         -Clark MacGregor
         -Rogers’ response

         -Tenure in office
         -Perspective on Nixon administration foreign policy

     Mathias Resolution
               -Talk with Kissinger
               -Administration campaign
                     -President's meeting with Congressional leaders
                           -Robert P. Griffin
                     -Position of former Presidents
                     -Forthcoming call from President