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Conversation: 021-058

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Start Date: Monday, March 13, 1972 11:12 PM

End Date: Monday, March 13, 1972 11:17 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:08:53

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 02:13:30

021a.mp3

021b_i.mp3

021c.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 13, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 6:12 pm to 6:17 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 021-058 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 21-58

Date: March 13, 1972
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
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Time: 6:12 pm - 6:17 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

[See Conversation No. 323-10]

     Drafts of busing speech

     Kissinger’s previous meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
          -Announcement of the President’s forthcoming trip to the Soviet Union
                -Timing
                -Delegation
                      -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
                           -Women
                                 -The President’s view
                      -Previous announcement for the President’s trip to the People’s Republic
                          of China [PRC]
                           -Mrs. Nixon
                           -William P. Rogers
                      -Ronald L. Ziegler

     Cambodia
         -Richard M. Helms
         -Fred Ladd
         -[Emory C. Swank]
              -The President’s view
         -Possible appointee for ambassadorship
              -Charles S. Whitehouse
              -William M. Colmer
                    -Pacification
                          -Lyndon B. Johnson
                                -Vietnam
                    -Kissinger’s view
              -Whitehouse
              -Adm. Horacio Rivero, Jr.
                    -The President’s view
                          -Military experience
                    -Whitehouse
                    -Navy
                    -Pakistan
                          -Military aid
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/06)



                           -India
                      -US military assistance to Cambodia
                           -The President’s view
                                 Compared to State Department appointee
                                       -Military Assistance Group [MAG]
                                       -Kissinger’s view

     Kissinger’s schedule
          -Forthcoming meeting with Thomas E. (“Doc”) Morgan
                -Timing