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Start Date: 13-Feb-1972 7:37 PM

End Date: 13-Feb-1972 7:52 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)White House operatorKissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:51:24

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:54:14


NARA Description:

On February 13, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, White House operator, and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 7:37 pm and 7:52 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 020-090 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 20-90

Date: February 13, 1972
Time: Unknown between 7:37 pm and 7:52 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

     Henry A. Kissinger call to President

Kissinger talked with the President between 7:49 pm and 7:52 pm.


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

     Vietnam negotiations
          -North Vietnamese message
               -Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters
                     -Objection to bombing
                     -Kissinger view of bombing
               -Timing of message
               -Possible purposes
                     -Request for meeting
                     -Condemnation of US
                     -Diplomatic move
                          -Release of meeting transcripts
                                -August 16 and May 31, 1971 proposals

     Kissinger's schedule
          -Melvin R. Laird breakfast
                -Alexander M. Haig, Jr. promotion
                      -Discussion with the President
                      -Vietnam negotiations