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Start Date: Monday, January 24, 1972 9:27 PM

End Date: Monday, January 24, 1972 9:55 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Mitchell, John N.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

019-053.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 24, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and John N. Mitchell talked on the telephone from 4:27 pm to 4:55 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 019-053 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 19-53

Date: January 24, 1972
Time: 4:27 pm - 4:55 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John N. Mitchell.

[See Conversation No. 317-17]

     The President’s schedule
          -Recent trip to Walker's Cay

     The President's forthcoming speech on Vietnam
          -Nguyen Van Thieu
          -Possible reaction
          -Negotiations
               -Proposals
                      -Withdrawal
                            -Duration
                            -Ceasefire and prisoners of war [POWs]
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                        NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                     (rev. 10/06)



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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 2m 40s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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    -[John Sherman Cooper]
         -Campaign efforts
               -Appointment for staff member

    Frank L. Rizzo
         -Conversation with the President
              -Government funding
         -Conversation with Walter H. Annenberg


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 36s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3

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    Rizzo [?]
         -John D. Ehrlichman's possible actions
              -Federal funds, agencies
                   -Law Enforcement Assistance Administration [LEAA], Department of
                         Transportation
              -Possible calls from Mitchell
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                    Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. 10/06)



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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 5m 2s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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         -Richard B. Ogilvie
              -Revenue sharing
              -Taft-Hartley Act
              -Dock strike
                    -Farmers
              -Rural Electrification Administration [REA] funds
              -Prospects


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
[Personal Returnable]
[Duration: 12m 55s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5

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    The President's forthcoming speech on Vietnam
         -Kissinger's forthcoming press briefing
              -Response to opponents of the President's policies
                     -Secret negotiations
                     -Congressional deadline
                           -Administration offer
                                -Ceasefire and POWs

    Vietnam
         -Negotiations
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                -October 1971

     1972 campaign
          -Issues
                -Rockefeller and Ogilvie
                     -Revenue sharing
                     -Democrats

     Vietnam
          -South Vietnam’s survival
                -Prospects
                      -Armed Forces
                            -US air support
                            -Compared to North Vietnam
                                 -Communication lines
                                 -Air power
          -Press treatment
          -North Vietnam
                -Prospects for military progress
          -Rainy season
          -Military press briefings in Saigon
                -Mitchell's conversation with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
                -The President's forthcoming meeting with Melvin R. Laird and Admiral
                      Thomas H. Moorer