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Start Date: Saturday, December 25, 1971 2:22 AM

End Date: Saturday, December 25, 1971 2:30 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kendall, Donald McI.Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kendall, Donald McI.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:04:17

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:11:03

017-050.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 24, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Donald McI. Kendall talked on the telephone from 9:22 pm to 9:30 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-050 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-50

Date: December 24, 1971
Time: 9:22 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Donald McI. Kendall.


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     George S. Moore
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
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         -Ambassadorship
               -Argentina
         -Peter Flanigan
               -Call to Kendall
                     -President’s forthcoming call to Flanigan

    Moore
        -Skills and abilities
        -Kendall
              -Money
              -Golf balls


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    Flanigan

    Moore
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                      NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



Kendall's negotiations with Moscow
    -Maurice H. Stans
    -Aleksei N. Kosygin
    -Nikolay V. Patolichev
    -Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR] vodka
    -Pepsi
    -Kosygin
    -Stans
    -Monopoly
    -Vodka

President's USSR Summit
     -Kendall
            -Possible invitation
     -April

President's People’s Republic of China [PRC] trip

Stans

Jack Powers

Robert S. Ingersoll

Negotiations with USSR
    -Kendall

Foreign policy
     -USSR influence in the world

Kendall's negotiations with USSR
    -PRC

President's best to Kendall's wife

Pepsi sales
     -Forecast for next year
            -Flanigan’s phone call
            -Concern about Argentina
                 -Moore
                 -Present Ambassador
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
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                     -Potential Ambassadors
                          -Businessman
                          -Flanigan
                          -Speaks Spanish
                                    -Importance
                                    -Jack Duncan
                                    -[Forename unknown] Myers [sp?]
                                          -Job