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Conversation: 024-004

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Start Date: Monday, May 8, 1972 5:35 PM

End Date: Monday, May 8, 1972 6:10 PM

Participants:

Kissinger, Henry A.Rush, [David] Kenneth

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:04:55

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:07:22

024-004.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 8, 1972, Henry A. Kissinger and [David] Kenneth Rush talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 1:35 pm and 2:10 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 024-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 24-4

Date: May 8, 1972
Time: Unknown between 1:35 pm and 2:10 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger talked with [David] Kenneth Rush.

[See also Conversation No. 336-8B]

     Greetings

     Vietnam
          -The President's meeting with National Security Council [NSC]
          -Blockade
               -The President's decision

     West Germany
          -Possible attempt to delay vote
          -Political parties
                -Problems
                -Willy Brandt
                      -Political future
                -[Forename unknown] Weigner [sp?]
          -Message from the President
                -Rainier Barzel
                -Brandt's Moscow agreement
                      -Kissinger’s view
                             -Soviet Union
          -Possible misunderstanding
          -Political conflicts

     Kissinger's return call
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