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Start Date: Sunday, June 13, 1971 7:09 PM

End Date: Sunday, June 13, 1971 7:22 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:44:44

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:58:09

005-059.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 13, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 3:09 pm to 3:22 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 005-059 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 5-59

Date: June 13, 1971
Time: 3:09 pm - 3:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President.

[See Conversation No. 256-39]

     Kissinger's itinerary
          -Return to Washington
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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 57s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3                                               Conv. No. 5-59 (cont.)

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    Vietnam casualty figures
         -President's conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
         -Compilation
         -Missing in action [MIA]

    Le Duc Tho
        -Travel plans
        -North Vietnamese-People's Republic of China [PRC] relations

    Pentagon Papers-New York Times news leak
         -Haig's reaction
         -Effect
              -Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Robert S. McNamara
              -North Vietnam
              -"Nixon's war"
         -Administration response
              -John N. Mitchell
         -Leaker of Pentagon Papers


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Privacy]
[Duration: 33s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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              -Mitchell and possible criminal action
              -Possible Congressional action
              -Timing
         -Clark M. Clifford
         -Johnson's possible response
         -Effect
              -Public opinion                                Conv. No. 5-59 (cont.)
              -North Vietnam


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 7s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5

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    New York Times-Pentagon Papers issue
        -Administration's response
        -Freeman Gosden
              -Reaction
                   -John Foster Dulles
        -Administration response


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6
[Privacy]
[Duration: 26s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 6

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               -New York Times
               -Clifford
          -Actions
               -Joseph McCarthy
               -Treason
          -Security of White House files
               -The President's conversation with Haig         Conv. No. 5-59 (cont.)
               -William P. Rogers, Melvin R. Laird
                     -Laos, Cambodia


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 1m 13s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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