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Start Date: Tuesday, March 28, 1972 12:51 AM

End Date: Tuesday, March 28, 1972 1:04 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 01:12:31

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:25:12

022-034.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 27, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 7:51 pm to 8:04 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-034 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-34

Date: March 27, 1972
Time: 7:51 pm - 8:04 pm
Location: White House Telephone
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     Kissinger’s previous trip
          -Location
          -Activities

     International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
           -Duration
           -Evidence
                -Dita D. Beard
                      -Denials

     Luis Echeverria Alvarez
          -Previous meeting with Kissinger
               -US foreign policy
          -Forthcoming visit to the US
               -Date

     Kissinger’s schedule

     US-Soviet Union relations
         -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
               -Upcoming meeting with Kissinger

     Middle East
         -Kissinger’s previous conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
         -1972 election
         -Agreement
               -Timing
                     -Summit meeting
         -US policy
               -Soviet presence
               -State Department
                     -Perspective of State Department compared to perspective of
                     Administration
                          -Soviet Union

     Arthur K. Watson
          -The President’s view
               -Haig
               -US-People’s Republic of China [PRC] negotiations
                     -Paris
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                    NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. 10/06)



                -New York
                -State Department
     -The President’s previous press conference
          -Kissinger’s view
     -The President’s view

Lt. Gen. Vernon A. Walters
     -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] post
          -Confirmation
                -Requirement
                -John C. Stennis

Ambassadorships
    -Nominations
    -Campaign contributions
    -Richard G. Kleindienst

Vietnam
     -North Vietnamese ambassador
          -Suspension and resumption of peace talks
                -Date
     -Kissinger’s views
          -Forthcoming meeting with North Vietnamese
                -Date
     -Possible settlement
          -The President’s reelection
                -North Vietnamese view

Mexico
    -1972 US presidential election
         -Mexican view
    -Kissinger’s previous talk with Foreign Minister
         -Acapulco
    -Kissinger’s previous talk with Echeverria
         -Mexico City
         -Echeverria’s future visit to the US
               -Itinerary
                     -Chicago
                     -Los Angeles
                     -San Antonio
         -Latin American policy
               -Organization of American States [OAS]
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



                     -Echeverria’s views
                           -Proposed communique
                           -Itinerary
                                 -Chicago
                                 -Los Angeles
                                 -San Antonio
                -Colorado River
                -Foreign Minister
          -President’s previous trip to the People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                -Mexican viewing of television coverage
          -Acapulco

     Washington, DC
         -The President’s view
         -Foreign policy
         -Domestic policy

     ITT case
          -Edward M. Kennedy
          -John N. Mitchell
          -Kleindienst

     Kissinger’s schedule
          -Appearance