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Conversation: 014-027

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Start Date: Thursday, November 11, 1971 1:07 AM

End Date: Thursday, November 11, 1971 1:20 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorKissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:38:14

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:51:10

014-027.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 10, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 8:07 pm to 8:20 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 014-027 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 14-27

Date: November 10, 1971
Time: 8:07 pm - 8:20 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     Kissinger's conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller
          -The President's speech at New York fund-raising dinner
                -Rockefeller's view
                -William P. Rogers
                      -Israeli negotiations
                -Rockefeller's opinion

     Robert C. Seamans, Jr.
         -The President’s opinion
         -The President's meeting with Laird
         -Kissinger's conversation with Laird

     The President's meeting with Rogers
          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s conversation with Kissinger
          -Vietnam negotiations
               -Public knowledge
          -Vietnam troop withdrawals
               -Announcement
                      -Timing
                                         17

                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



                -Disclosure

Kissinger's dinner with Newsweek editors, November 9
     -Indira Gandhi
     -John A. Scali
     -India-Pakistan
           -Interview with Gandhi
           -Edward M. Kennedy
     -Vietnam
           -Troop withdrawals
                 -Deadlines
     -Calls to Kissinger
           -Mel Elfin, John[?] Osborne, Henry Hubbard[?] and Stewart J.O. Alsop
           -Foreign policy
                 -People's Republic of China [PRC], Soviet Union and Vietnam

Henry A. Grunwald
     -Conversation with Kissinger
          -Times "Man of the Year"
               -Willy Brandt

Rogers and Laird
    -Conversation with the President and Kissinger
          -Kissinger's conversation with Haig
    -Motives
    -Support for the President

Vietnam
     -Troop withdrawals
          -Laird
          -Possible action by Congress
          -Announcement

The President's schedule
     -Brandt
     -Georges J.R. Pompidou
     -Rogers’ knowledge
     -Foreign trip
          -Latin America
          -State of the Union

Vietnam
                                              18

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



          -Troop withdrawals
               -The President's forthcoming announcement
               -Laird
               -Rogers
               -Haig

     Rockefeller
         -The President's fund-raising speech, November 9
               -Kissinger's presence
                    -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman