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Conversation: 018-057

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Start Date: Monday, January 10, 1972 10:47 PM

End Date: Monday, January 10, 1972 10:53 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operator

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:02:06

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:08:14

018-057.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 10, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and the White House operator talked on the telephone from 5:47 pm to 5:53 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 018-057 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 18-57

Date: January 10, 1972
Time: 5:47 pm - 5:53 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with the White House operator.

     H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman

[See Conversation No. 313-30D]

     Haldeman’s talk with Henry A. Kissinger
          -Melvin R. Laird
                -Vietnam
                     -Troop withdrawal
                           -Number
          -[David] Kenneth Rush
          -Washington Special Actions Group [WSAG]
          -Max Frankel
          -India-Pakistan
                -West Bengal
          -Rush
                -Relationship with John N. Mitchell
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                  Tape Subject Log
                                    (rev. 10/06)



     -Press rumors of Kissinger resignation
          -Leak

Yitzhak Rabin
     -Negotiations
          -Airplanes
          -Soviet Union
     -Meeting
          -Mitchell
          -State Department

Rumors of Kissinger resignation

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
      -Response from the People's Republic of China [PRC]
           -The President’s forthcoming trip to PRC
      -Signing
           -Moscow

Rumors
    -Golda Meir
         -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO]
    -Leaks
         -Kissinger as target

Meeting with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
     -Kissinger
          -The PRC
          -Haldeman’s conversation with Haig

Kissinger
     -Call from Haldeman
     -Press relations
           -Compared to the President
                 -David Kraslow, Chalmers Roberts

Meeting with William P. Rogers
     -Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)