Conversation: 031-021Prev: 031-020 Next: 031-022
Start Date: Friday, October 6, 1972 6:28 PM
End Date: Friday, October 6, 1972 6:32 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Laird, Melvin R.; Nixon, Richard M. (President); Laird, Melvin R.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On October 6, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Melvin R. Laird talked on the telephone from 2:28 pm to 2:32 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 031-021 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 31-21 Date: October 6, 1972 Time: 2:28 pm - 2:32 pm Location: White House Telephone Melvin R. Laird talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 354-29] Foreign policy issues -George S. McGovern's Vietnam peace plan statements -Possible Administration response -Laird's schedule -Administration record on Vietnam war -The President’s view -Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu -Possibility of Communist government in South Vietnam -US public opinion -Possible response -Laird's schedule -Foreign policy and national defense issues -Public opinion polls -Advantages for the Administration -National defense -McGovern's budget proposals -US role in world