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Start Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1971 4:44 AM

End Date: Wednesday, November 3, 1971 4:57 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:50:39

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:03:35

013-080.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 2, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 11:44 pm to 11:57 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 013-080 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 13-80

Date: November 2, 1971
Time: 11:44 pm - 11:57 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     William McMahon
          -State Dinner
          -President's Toast
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                       NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                 Tape Subject Log
                                   (rev. 10/06)



President's schedule
     -Eisaku Sato
            -Kissinger
                 -Forthcoming visit to Japan
            -Possible meeting with the President
     -Australia, New Zealand

US Treaty obligations
    -Thailand
          -Public opinion
    -Australia
          -Walter Lippman’s comments
          -Support for US

Australia
     -Mrs. McMahon's statement
          -Great Britain
     -Relations with US
          -John B. Connally

President's schedule
     -State visits
     -McMahon

Australia
     -World War II coast watchers in Solomon Islands
          -Press reports

Clare Booth Luce
     -Previous conversation with President
          -Kissinger
          -US foreign policy
                -Support for the President
                -Peoples Republic of China [PRC]
     -Possible role in administration
          -President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board [PFIAB]
          -Gerard C. Smith
          -Effect
          -Kissinger's forthcoming conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
     -Senate rejection as Ambassador to Brazil
     -Possible role in administration
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. 10/06)



    Messages from PRC
        -Vernon E. Walters
        -President's forthcoming visit
              -President's family
              -Itinerary
              -Timing
        -Ambassador [Forename unknown] Huang (sp?)
              -Statement
                    -Effect of US-PRC relations
                          -World peace
                    -Chou En-lai
              -Compared to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[National Security]
[Duration: 3s ]


    PRC


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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              -Instructions
              -McMahon
              -Role in PRC
              -Communication with Walters
              -Schedule

    United Nations [UN] vote on Taiwan
         -PRC’s views
              -The President’s assessment
         -Kissinger's conversation with George W. Ball
              -Foreign aid bill
              -Possible vote in 1972
         -Administration's handling
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                          Tape Subject Log
                                            (rev. 10/06)



                 -Ronald W. Reagan
                 -President's statement
                 -Criticism

     Luce
            -Forthcoming conversation with Kissinger

     State Dinner for McMahon
           -Entertainment
                -Jan Peerce [Richard Tucker?]