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Conversation: 025-009

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Start Date: Tuesday, June 6, 1972 1:58 PM

End Date: Tuesday, June 6, 1972 2:15 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Krol, John CardinalWhite House operator

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:30:23

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:47:41

025-009.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 6, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, John Cardinal Krol, and the White House operator talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 9:58 am and 10:15 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 025-009 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 25-9

Date: June 6, 1972
Time: Between 9:58 and 10:15 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with John Cardinal Krol.

[See Conversation No. 340-15]

     Greetings

     President's previous trip to Florida
          -Weather

     President's previous trip
          -Poland
                 -Crowds
                       -Size
                       -Soviet Union
                 -President's impressions
                       -Wreath-laying ceremony
                 -Sentiment of crowds
                 -Leadership
                       -Edward Gierek
                             -President's impressions
                       -Wladyslaw Gomulka
                             -Political attitudes
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jan-02)                    Conv. No. 25-9 (cont.)

                     -Gierek
                          -The President’s view
                                -The President’s previous meeting
                -Religion
                     -Relations with church
                     -Possible meeting with Polish Cardinal
                -Gierek
                     -Previous meeting with President
                          -Krol

The President talked with the White House operator at an unknown time.

     Interruption

     President's previous visit to Poland
          -President's meeting with Gierek
                 -Religion
                 -US church leaders
                 -Visits by Polish Catholics
                 -Poland's relations with US
          -Polish government
          -Feast of Corpus Christi
                 -Church attendance
                 -William P. Rogers's impressions
          -Polish people
                 -Economic conditions
                 -Political sentiments
                       -Soviet Union
                       -Germany
                 -Rebuilding from World War II
          -Invitation to Gierek
          -Gierek
                 -President's impressions
                 -Mrs. Gierek
                 -Polish leaders
          -Economic relations with US
                 -The President’s view
                       -US policy
                             -Krol’s view
          -Polish requests
                 -Peter G. Peterson visit
          -Polish people
                 -Impressions
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                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jan-02)                Conv. No. 25-9 (cont.)

                      -Zosimo T. Monzon
          -Polish police
                -Soviet police
                -East German police
          -Radio Free Europe
                -Krol previous interview
          -Crowds
                -Size
                -War Memorial
          -Gierek
          -Soviets
          -Gierek
                -Conversation with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
          -Stefan Cardinal Wyszinski visit to US
                -Arrangements
                -Impact


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     The President’s previous trip to the Soviet Union and Poland
          -Brezhnev's schedule
               -Vacation
          -Poland
               -Polish Army
                     -Relationship with Soviet Union