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Start Date: 6-Dec-1971 9:37 AM

End Date: 6-Dec-1971 9:42 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.Bush, George H. W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:40:41

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:44:41


NARA Description:

On December 6, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger, and George H. W. Bush talked on the telephone from 9:37 am to 9:42 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 016-016 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 16-16

Date: December 6, 1971
Time: 9:37 am - 9:42 am
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger and the President talked with George H.W. Bush.

[See Conversation No. 629-6D]

     India-Pakistan War
           -United Nations [UN] Security Council
                -Bush’s schedule
                     -President’s conversation with William P. Rogers and Kissinger
                           -US position
                -Forthcoming meeting
                     -US position
                           -Ceasefire and withdrawal
                                -Possible progress
                                      -Political settlement


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

                          -President’s explanation
                          -Ceasefire and end to war
                          -Political settlement
                          -Ceasefire and withdrawal
                                 -Political settlement
                          -Attempted changes
                -UN General Assembly
                          -Rogers and Kissinger
                    -US resolution
                    -President’s view
                -UN Security Council resolution
                          -Political accomendation
                    -Bush’s statement, December 5, 1971
                    -Political issue
                                 -Political settlement
                          -Possible misrepresentation of administration position
                                 -Instructions to Bush