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Start Date: Saturday, April 15, 1972 7:04 PM

End Date: Saturday, April 15, 1972 7:12 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haldeman, H. R. ("Bob")

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 04:46:41

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 04:53:57

022-129.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 15, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and H. R. ("Bob") Haldeman talked on the telephone from 2:04 pm to 2:12 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 022-129 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 22-129

Date: April 15, 1972
Time: 2:04 pm - 2:12 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman.

[See Conversation No. 329-44]

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                                Tape Subject Log
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     -Unknown activity

Henry A. Kissinger’s forthcoming trip to Moscow
    -Plans

The President’s message to William P. Rogers
     -Delivery by Kissinger
     -Rogers’s testimony

Vietnam
     -Air strikes
           -Melvin R. Laird
                 -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
           -Necessity
           -The President’s previous talk with Kissinger
                 -Blockade
                       -Timing
                       -Public response
     -Colson and his staff
           -Clark MacGregor
           -International Telephone and Telegraph [ITT] case
           -War effort

John N. Mitchell
     -Latest news
     -Call from Haldeman

The President’s state visits
     -Canada trip
          -Kissinger
     -The President’s view
     -Foreign relations

John D. Ehrlichman
     -Busing issue
     -Drug issue

Rogers
    -The President’s memorandum
    -Laird
    -Statements
          -Compared with Laird
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)



               -Congressmen, Senators
               -Future meetings with the President
               -Conditions for negotiations
                     -Public response
               -Haldeman’s view
          -The President’s view

     John B. Connally
          -Latest news
          -Location
               -Texas

     Vietnam
          -Air strikes
                -Kissinger’s concern
                      -B-52 strikes
                            -Public response
                -Hanoi-Haiphong complex
                      -Justification
                            -Colson and his staff
                -Conditions for halt
          -Colson
                -Public campaign
                      -”Tell it to Hanoi” Committee
                      -Advertisements
                      -Speakers
                            -Barry M. Goldwater
                            -John G. Tower
                            -Gerald R. Ford
                      -MacGregor