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Start Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 6:56 PM

End Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 7:01 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Chancellor, John W.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:13:32

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:17:55

017-011.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and John W. Chancellor talked on the telephone from 1:56 pm to 2:01 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-011 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-11
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)




Date: December 24, 1971
Time: 1:56 pm - 2:01 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John W. Chancellor.

[See Conversation No. 309-10]

     Christmas greetings

     Congratulates Chancellor and staff
         -"Day in the Life of the President", National Broadcasting Company [NBC] program
               -Program’s length
               -Audience
               -Depth and perspective
               -Number of calls
               -President in operation
                     -Chancellor grateful for opportunity
               -Second term for President
               -Vietnam War

     India-Pakistan conflict
           -Compared to Middle East
           -India, People’s Republic of China [PRC]
           -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR], US
           -Chancellor's lunch with Golda Meir
           -Meir's visit with President
           -United Nations [UN]
                 -Indira Gandhi

     Women
        -Liberation movement
        -Chancellor commentary
        -Leaders
             -War
             -Toughness
             -Willingness to take risks
             -Gandhi
             -Sirimauo D. Bandaranaike of Ceylon
        -Fidel Castro
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)



                -Successor

     "A Day in the Life of the President" NBC television show
         -President's gratitude