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Conversation: 011-103

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Start Date: Sunday, October 17, 1971 9:52 PM

End Date: Sunday, October 17, 1971 10:09 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:41:00

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:57:57

011-103.mp3

NARA Description:

On October 17, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 5:52 pm to 6:09 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 011-103 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 11-103

Date: October 17, 1971
Time: 5:52 pm - 6:09 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

[See Conversation No. 290-3]

     Kissinger's schedule
          -Hawaii
                -Nelson A. Rockefeller's house

     Kissinger's assessment of daily reports

     Vietnam
          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
                -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]
                      -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
                            -Hanoi
          -Article by Soviet expert, Victor Zorza
                -Nikolai V. Podgorny
                      -Hanoi
                -Victor Louis
                      -Moscow
          -Kissinger's forthcoming meeting
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         -Intelligence report
               -Conditions in Vietnam
                     -Flooding
                     -Gasoline and food shortages
                     -Effect of US actions


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 1s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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               -North Vietnamese infiltration

    Kissinger's schedule

    Japan
         -Okinawa
              -Opposition to Eisaku Sato


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[National Security]
[Duration: 16s ]


    JAPAN


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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                 -Voice of America
                 -John B. Connally's visit to Japan
                 -Land taken up by US military bases
                       -US position
                 -State Department
           -Possible US negotiating position
                 -Voice of America
                 -Land taken up by US bases
           -Sato
           -Connally

India-Pakistan situation
      -Indian actions
            -Withdrawal proposed
            -Troop movements
      -Dobrynin
            -Kissinger’s conversation
            -Middle East

United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan, Republic of China
     -Uncommitted nations
          -George H.W. Bush, William P. Rogers
                -Connally
          -Support for US position
                -Indonesia
          -Panama
          -Israel
          -Venezuela
                -US oil purchases
          -US efforts for support
                -Morocco
                -Austria
                -Argentina
                -Italy
                -Ireland
                -Netherlands
                -Ireland
                       -Richard A. Moore
                       -John D.J. Moore
                       -Reason for Ireland's position
                            -Peter M. Flanigan
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                       -England
     -Projected tally
     -Haig, Rogers, Bush
           -Forthcoming meeting with the President
                 -US strategy
     -Venezuela
     -Panama
     -African countries
           -Kenya
           -Ghana
     -US strategy
     -Kissinger's advice on the President's actions
     -Projected tally
           -Indonesia
     -US strategy
     -Greece
     -Turkey
     -Greece
           -Spiro T. Agnew
           -US strategy
           -Henry J. Tasca
           -Agnew
           -Rogers and Bush
     -Tally
     -British
           -Peking
           -Kissinger's conversation with the Earl of Cromer
           -US' foreign relations
                 -Rhodesian chrome
                 -South Africa

Kissinger's schedule
     -Guam
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