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Start Date: 7-Dec-1971 11:52 PM

End Date: 7-Dec-1971 11:54 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:21:56

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:25:01


NARA Description:

On December 7, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 11:52 pm to 11:54 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 016-040 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 16-40

Date: December 7,. 1971
Time: 11:52 pm - 11:54 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President.

     India-Pakistan War
           -United Nations [UN] General Assembly session
                -Kissinger’s talk with George H.W. Bush
                -President’s talk with Pierre E. Trudeau, December 6, 1971
                      -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

                     -Press conference
          -Possible administration strategy
                     -Withdrawal resolution
                          -UN Security Council vote
                          -UN General Assembly vote
               -Kissinger’s backgrounder
                     -Ronald L. Ziegler
                          -Briefing of President
                          -New York Times article
                                       -US policy
                                            -John B. Connally’s view

     Nelson A. Rockefeller
          -White House dinner, December 7, 1971
               -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger
                    -Possible greeting from the President