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Conversation: 024-140

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Start Date: Tuesday, May 16, 1972 12:10 PM

End Date: Tuesday, May 16, 1972 12:25 PM

Participants:

Lukash, William M.Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 03:21:16

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 03:27:19

024a.mp3

024c.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 16, 1972, William M. Lukash, President Richard M. Nixon, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 8:10 am to 8:25 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 024-140 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 24-140

Date: May 16, 1972
Time: 8:19 am - 8:25 am
Location: White House Telephone

Dr. William M. Lukash talked with the President.
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[See also Conversation No. 725-10A]

The President conferred with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. before the conversation began.

[See Conversation No. 725-10]

[End of conferral]

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