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Start Date: 22-Oct-1971 5:40 PM

End Date: 22-Oct-1971 5:59 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Colombo, Emilio

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:26:02

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:45:32


NARA Description:

On October 22, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Emilio Colombo talked on the telephone from 5:40 pm to 5:59 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 012-088 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 12-88

Date: October 22, 1971
Time: 5:40 pm- 5:59 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Prime Minister Emilio Columbo of Italy.

     State Department translator

     United Nations [UN] vote on Chinese representation
          -The President’s previous meeting with Aldo Moro
                 -People's Republic of China [PRC]
                 -The US position
                        -Voting standards
                             -The precedent
                 -Italian-Americans views
                 -Support for US position
          -Previous meetings between Columbo and the President
          -The President’s view
          -Colombo's feelings about the President's telephone call
                 -Italian public opinion
                        -Previous Italian position
                             -Italian Diplomatic recognition of PRC
          -Forthcoming vote
                 -Italian position
                        -Public opinion
          -Italian Council of Ministers
                 -Forthcoming debate
          -Graham A. Martin’s previous conversations with Columbo
          -The President’s view
                        -Support for the US position


                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/06)

              -UN precedent
          -American-Italian relations
          -UN vote