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Conversation: 020-112

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Start Date: Tuesday, February 29, 1972 4:22 AM

End Date: Tuesday, February 29, 1972 4:25 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:39:53

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:43:00

020-112.mp3

NARA Description:

On February 28, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 11:22 pm to 11:25 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 020-112 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 20-112

Date: February 28, 1972
Time: 11:22 pm - 11:25 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

     Reception at airport
         -Crowd reception
               -Television coverage
         -Impact
               -Calls to Ziegler
         -Report to nation

     Taiwan, Republic of China question about US defense commitment
         -Handling of press
               -Henry A. Kissinger’s comment in Shanghai
               -The President’s remarks

     -US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relations
          -Congressional concern
               -The President’s remarks
          -PRC-Taiwan relations
               -Prospects
          -Washington Post headline
               -Stanley Karnow
               -Max Frankel’s article
               -Wire services
               -Karnow
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