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Start Date: Wednesday, January 26, 1972 3:25 AM

End Date: Wednesday, January 26, 1972 3:44 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

019-089.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 25, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman, and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 10:25 pm to 10:44 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 019-089 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 19-89

Date: January 25, 1972
Time: 10:25 pm - 10:44 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

     The President's recent speech on Vietnam
          -Reaction
               -The President's conversation with Charles W. Colson
               -Clark MacGregor, William P. Rogers
               -National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] special broadcast
                      -J. William Fulbright
                            -Vietcong, North Vietnamese
                      -Peter H. Dominick
                      -Fulbright
                            -Deficit, budget
               -Congress
                      -Robert J. Dole, Frank F. Church, Robert A. Taft, Jr.
                      -Clement Zablocki
                            -New York Times, Washington, Post, NBC, American Broadcasting
                                 Corporation [ABC], Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS]
                      -Olin E. (Tiger”) Teague, Florence P. Dwyer, Wallace F. Bennett, Jacob
                            K. Javits, Joe D. Waggonner, Jr.
                      -Lou Frey, Jr.
                            -Nguyen Van Thieu
                            -Effect on Democrat opposition
                            -Paul N. (“Pete”) McCloskey, Jr.
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                 -1972 election
     -Frank T. Bow
     -Sam Devine
           -Donald D. Clancy, John H. Kyl, Richard Roudebush
     -Gale W. McGee
     -John Sherman Cooper
     -John C. Stennis
     -Michael J. Mansfield
     -William B. Saxbe
-Unions
     -President of Sheet Metal Workers
           -Prisoners of war [POW] wives
     -Wine union workers
     -Secretary-treasurer of the United Steelworkers
           -Two sons
-Businessmen
     -John F. McGillicuddy of Hanover Trust
     -Oscar Mayer
     -Taft Schreiber
     -Chairman of Philadelphia National Bank
     -[Frederick King?] Weyerhaeuser
-Academic community
     -Hagen Smith of California Technical Institute
     -Engineering dean of Penn State University
     -National Science Foundation Research Director
     -Foreign Policy Research Institute of the University of Pennsylvania
     -Dracovitch (sp?) of Hoover Institute
     -Michigan State University
           -POW wives
           -Thieu
-Armed Forces Associations
     -Air Force Association
     -Jewish War Veterans
     -Disabled American Veterans
     -American Legion
     -Reserve Officers' Association
     -Commandant, Marine Corps League
     -Retired Officers Association
     -National Guard Association
-Press
     -Bob White of Mexico, Missouri
     -Martin S. Hayden
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                          -People’s Republic of China [PRC] announcement
                    -Mike O'Neill of the New York Daily News
                    -James S. Copley
                    -Lou Guzzo (sp?) of Seattle Post-Intelligencer
                    -Ken Morrell (sp?) of Nashville Banner
                    -George Healy in New Orleans
                    -Fred Marquard of Phoenix Gazette
                          -Jack N. Anderson
               -Forthcoming telephone poll
               -Press
                    -Bruce Palmer of Kansas City Star
                    -Vincent M. Dwyer of Rocky Mountain News
                    -Murray Light of Buffalo News
                    -Reg Murphy of Atlanta Constitution
                    -Robert Eddy of Hartford Courant
                          -Fulbright, William Proxmire, David Brinkley
               -Ronald L. Ziegler's conversation with [Ralph Marini]
               -Wire services
                    -Stennis, Dole
               -The President's opponents
                    -Philip A. Hart
                          -Mansfield amendment
                    -Alan Cranston
                    -Jerry Gordon of National Peace Action Coalition
               -Congress
                    -John G. Tower
                    -J. Glen Beall
                    -Robert C. Byrd
                    -Gerald R. Ford
               -Reverend Carl McIntyre
               -Congress
                    -John N. Ashbrook
                          -POWs
                    -Henry M. (“Scoop”)Jackson
                    -Tower, Javits
               -New York Times, Washington Post
               -Kissinger's conversation with John B. Connally

Henry A. Kissinger talked with Haldeman.

     Vietnam speech
          -Connally
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               -Comments on speech delivery, political effect
          -Kissinger’s conversation with Nelson A. Rockefeller

     1972 campaign
          -Rockefeller
               -Labor

     Kissinger's schedule

The President talked with Haldeman.

     The President's previous speech on Vietnam
          -Reaction
               -James D. Hodgson
               -George W. Romney
               -George H.W. Bush
                      -Schedule
                           -Addis Ababa
                      -United Nations [UN]
          -The President's opponents
          -Reaction
               “Doves”
                      -North Vietnam
               -Fulbright
                      -Thieu
          -Thieu
               -Political prospects
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)