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Start Date: Tuesday, July 6, 1971 1:08 AM

End Date: Tuesday, July 6, 1971 1:13 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:09:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:14:10

006-153.mp3

NARA Description:

On July 5, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 9:08 pm to 9:13 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 006-153 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 6-153

Date: July 5, 1971
Time: 9:08 pm - 9:13 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

     Vietnam developments
          -Rocket attack on Da Nang
          -American casualties
          -Type of attack

     Henry A. Kissinger's location
         -Thailand
         -New Delhi

     Thailand

     Haig’s conversation with Kissinger’s assistant
          -Saigon
          -Visit with Nguyen Van Thieu

     Vietnam
          -Kissinger’s activities
          -South Vietnamese morale
          -American troop withdrawal
          -American air power, economic assistance

     Pakistan

     Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
         -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
               -Possible conversation with Haig
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