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Conversation: 020-131

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Start Date: Wednesday, March 1, 1972 2:13 AM

End Date: Wednesday, March 1, 1972 2:17 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Scott, Hugh

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:25:12

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:27:54

020-131.mp3

NARA Description:

On February 29, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Hugh Scott talked on the telephone from 9:13 pm to 9:17 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 020-131 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 20-131

Date: February 29, 1972
Time: 9:13 pm - 9:17 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Hugh Scott.

     Scott’s and Michael J. Mansfield’s forthcoming trip to the People’s Republic of China
            [PRC] trip
           -House of Representatives objections
                -Scott rebuttal
           -Timing
           -Preparations
                -Channels
                -President's discussion with Chou En-lai to set up trip
                       -Duration

     Leadership conference
          -Taiwan, Republic of China
               -US defense commitment
                     -Administration line
                          -PRC reaction

     Scott and Mansfield’s forthcoming PRC trip
           -Benefits