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Start Date: 3-Feb-1972 9:52 AM

End Date: 3-Feb-1972 9:55 AM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rogers, William P.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:30:29

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:33:59


NARA Description:

On February 3, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William P. Rogers talked on the telephone from 9:52 am to 9:55 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 020-043 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 20-43

Date: February 3, 1972
Time: 9:52 am - 9:55 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William P. Rogers.

[See Conversation No. 665-1B]

     Breakfast with Michael J. Mansfield
          -Edmund S. Muskie speech
                -Mansfield’s possible view

     Irish problem
           -News summary
           -Domestic perception
                 -Need for statesmanlike role
           -Embassy burning
           -US role
                 -John M. (“Jack”) Lynch
                      -Possible visit


                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)

               -Rogers’s forthcoming press conference
                     -Rogers’s visit with Foreign Minister [Patrick J. Hillery?]
                     -US involvement
                           -Analogy to US problems
                     -US talks with Foreign Minister and Ambassador William Warnack
                     -US involvement
               -Private citizen role possibilities
               -George R.S. Baring [Earl of Cromer]
               -President's discussion with Edward R.G. Heath
                     -Rhodesian problem
                     -Irish problem
                           -US handling vis-a-vis Great Britain

     The President’s schedule
          -Russian poet [Yevgeny Yevtushenko]
               -Forthcoming visit with President
                      -Leonard Garment
                      -Photograph opportunities