Easy NixonContactAbout

Conversation: 022-090

Prev: 022-089 Next: 022-091

Start Date: Thursday, April 6, 1972 12:00 AM

End Date: Thursday, April 6, 1972 12:09 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:26:51

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:35:27

022-090.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 5, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 7:00 pm to 7:09 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-090 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-90

Date: April 5, 1972
Time: 7:00 pm - 7:09 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     Vietnam
          -Gen. John W. Vogt, Jr.
               -Assignment to Vietnam
                    -Schedule
               -Proposed meeting with the President
                    -Instructions
                    -Washington Special Action Group [WSAG] meeting
                    -The president’s schedule
                          -Philadelphia
                    -Importance of his new command
                                    73

                NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                            Tape Subject Log
                              (rev. 10/06)



                  -Future of the US Air Force
            -Key Biscayne
            -Adm. Thomas h. Moorer
            -Timing
-Air strikes
      -Reports
            -Targets
            -B-3 area
      -Concentration of force
      -Number
      -Capability
      -Kissinger’s talks with Moorer
-Nguyen van thieu
      -Statements
-Ronald W. Reagan
      -Call to Kissinger
-Nelson A. Rockefeller
      -Call to Kissinger
            -Weather
-Haiphong
      -Potential for an attack
            -Public attitude
            -Intensity
                  -The President’s view
                        -William P. Rogers
                  -Kissinger’s view
                        -Supply lines
-Naval gunfire
      -Restriction of air strikes
            -19th parallel
      -The President’s instructions
            -Attack on road
      -Number of ships
            -Demilitarized zone [DMZ]
      -Kissinger’s view
            -Rear areas
                  -Supply routes
                  -18th Parallel
                        -Laos
      -Destroyer deployment
            -Moorer
                  -Deployment above the 19th Parallel
                                             74

                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)



                      -DMZ
                -Plans compared with Lyndon B. Johnson’s plans
                      -National Security Council [NSC]
                      -Bombing
                      -Naval shelling
                -Kissinger’s recommendation
                      -Sustainability
                -The President’s view
                      -Purpose
                            -Psychology
                            -Weather
                -Orders to Moorer
                -Dong Hoi
                -Report to the President
                      -Philadelphia
                -Necessity
                      -Dong Hoi
                            -Petroleum, oil, lubricants [POL]
                            -Supply depots
                      -Destroyers, planes, cruisers
                      -Thieu
                      -US public
                -Follow up report