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Conversation: 017-028

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Start Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 10:01 PM

End Date: Friday, December 24, 1971 10:08 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:24:46

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:31:35

017-028.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 5:01 pm to 5:08 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-028 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-28

Date: December 24, 1971
Time: 5:01 pm - 5:08 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

     Christmas greetings

     Henry A. Kissinger
                                            25

                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)



        -India-Pakistan conflict
              -Lack of public reaction
                   -President’s various phone calls
                         -Public apathy

Adm. Thomas H. Moorer
    -Surveillance of White House
    -Military
    -Kissinger
    -June 1972
    -Moorer
    -Leak
          -Daniel Ellsberg syndrome

Kissinger
     -William P. Rogers
           -Tensions
                 -India and Vietnam
                       -State Department
     -State of the World
           -Concern for Kissinger
     -Relation with reports
     -World report
     -People’s Republic of China [PRC]

Vietnam

PRC

Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Visit
     -Timing

India
        -State Department
        -Indira Gandhi
              -East And West Pakistan

Kissinger
     -Haig’s forthcoming cal to Kissinger

President's conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller
                                              26

                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. 10/06)



           -Kissinger
                -Rockefeller’s forthcoming call to Kissinger

     Kissinger
          - Moorer
          -John N. Mitchell
          -Yeoman Charles E. Radford
               -Assignment
                    -The Pentagon
          -John D. Ehrlichman
          -Radford
          -Under surveillance