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Start Date: 23-Jan-1972 10:07 PM
End Date: 23-Jan-1972 10:31 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On January 23, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 10:07 pm to 10:31 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 019-040 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 19-40 Date: January 23, 1972 Time: 10:07 am - 10:31 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Kissinger's location The President's forthcoming speech on Vietnam -Draft -The President’s efforts -Florida -Timing -Rose Mary Woods -William L. Safire -Secret negotiations -World War I and [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson -Compared to public channels -World War I, World War II, Korea -Possible reaction by the President's opponents -Safire's views about revelation -Status of proposals -Vietnamization -Possible US military activity 25 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Vietnam -[Unintelligible] -Kissinger's conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin The President's forthcoming speech -Conclusion -Vietnam -Secret negotiations -Jack N. Anderson papers, Pentagon Papers -Critics -Kissinger's forthcoming call to Safire -Woods -Vietnam -Possible US military activity -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Popular expectations [Unintelligible] -Tone of speech -Vietnam -The President's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman -Washington Post editorial -Deadline for POWs -Ceasefire Vietnam -Negotiations -POWs -Deadline and ceasefire -South Vietnam government -Press handling -The President's interview with Dan Rather -Michael J. Mansfield amendment -Administration's response -The President's schedule -Meeting with Republican Congressmen -Barry M. Goldwater -Public action by supporters of the President's policy 26 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) -Tone of speech -Withdrawal -The President's critics -Haldeman’s comments [Unintelligible] Vietnam -The President' opponents -Left’s conflicts with right -Spanish Civil War -Liberals Harrison E. Salisbury -US foreign relations -Soviet Union, People's Republic of China [PRC] [Unintelligible] The President's schedule -United Nations [UN] -Budget -Kurt Waldheim -Safire Vietnam -Bombing -Possible effect on the President's support [Unintelligible] -South Vietnamese military capacity 27 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06)