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Start Date: Thursday, April 20, 1972 8:36 PM

End Date: Thursday, April 20, 1972 8:43 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Rogers, William P.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

023-058.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 20, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William P. Rogers talked on the telephone from 3:36 pm to 3:43 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-058 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 23-58

Date: April 20, 1972
Time: 3:36-3:43 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with William P. Rogers.

     Vietnam
          -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.'s briefing of the President
               -Knowledge
               -Style
               -South Vietnamese morale
               -US performance
          -Haig's briefing of White House staff
               -Arrangements
               -Briefing of State Department staff
               -Vietnamization
               -South Vietnamese performance
                      -Air support
               -Time
               -Unknown State Department official
                      -Military region tours
                      -Cooperation between the White House and State Department
               -Tour of Vietnam
                      -South Vietnamese commanders
                            -[Forename unknown]Minh
                            -Performance
                      -Haiphong bombing
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                   Tape Subject Log
                                      (rev. 1/13)




Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson
     -Conversation with Rogers
     -Lyndon B. Johnson

Vietnam
     -Democratic caucus resolution
          -Passage of House
          -Contents
                -Robert F. Drinan
                -Committee report
          -Amendment
                -Necessity
                -John B. Connally
     -House meeting
          -Dove
                -Problems
     -Haig briefing
          -Charles W. Colson
          -Arrangements

American Society of Newspaper Editors [ASNE]
    -Rogers's attendance at convention
    -Numbers
    -Chicago papers
          -Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune
    -Ohio papers
          -Cleveland Plain-Dealer and Preston Wolfe
    -Pennsylvania papers
          -Newhouse publications
    -Los Angeles and California papers
    -Texas papers
          -Cultivation
    -Otis Chandler
    -Cultivation
          -Martin S. Hayden
    -Wives
          -Adele Rogers
    -Cabinet
    -Use of White House
    -Mrs. Rogers
          -Attendance
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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                           (rev. 1/13)