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Start Date: 3-Apr-1972 7:24 PM

End Date: 3-Apr-1972 7:26 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 02:59:08

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:01:22


NARA Description:

On April 3, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 7:24 pm to 7:26 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-071 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-71

Date: April 3, 1972
Time: 7:24 pm - 7:26 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

          -Naval bombardment
               -Range to shore
               -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer’s response
                           -Indian Ocean
               -Aircraft carrier
                    -Bombing compared to shelling
               -Cruisers and destroyers
                    -Quang Tri
                    -Da Nang
                    -Kissinger’s call to Moorer
                    -Message to Melvin R. Laird
                    -Commander-in-Chief, Pacific [CINCPAC]
                    -Cruisers and destroyers
                           -Sea of Japan