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Conversation: 021-007

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Start Date: 6-Mar-1972 8:23 PM

End Date: 6-Mar-1972 8:28 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:28:47

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:34:39


NARA Description:

On March 6, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 8:23 pm to 8:28 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 021-007 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 21-7

Date: March 6, 1972
Time: 8:23 pm - 8:28 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President.

     US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] relations


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)

          -Report from New York
               -PRC reaction to US statements
                     -Taiwan, Republic of China
                     -Possible forwarding of reaction to William P. Rogers
                     -Proposed message to PRC officials
                           -State Department
               -PRC approval of visit by delegation from the House of Representatives
                     -Use of public channel
               -PRC reaction to US statements
                     -Kissinger’s view
               -Proposed US response to PRC
                     -Statement on Vietnam
               -Edward R.G. Heath
               -Message from North Vietnam
                     -Le Duc Tho
               -Announcement of public channel
               -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
               -PRC reaction to US statements
                     -Previous statement by Hugh Scott
                           -State Department
                     -Possible forwarding of reaction to Rogers
               -Troop withdrawal announcement
                     -The President’s view
          -Possible forwarding of PRC reaction to Rogers
               -State Department