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Start Date: 17-Oct-1972 8:37 PM

End Date: 17-Oct-1972 8:40 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On October 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 8:37 pm to 8:40 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 031-112 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 31-112

Date: October 17, 1972
Time: 8:37 pm - 8:40 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President.

[See Conversation No. 368-16]

        Vietnam peace settlement
            -Henry A. Kissinger’s message
            -Proposed wording
                 -William H. Sullivan’s view
            -International commission
                 -William P. Rogers’s role
            -Kissinger’s prediction
            -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi
            -Possible US bombing halt
                 -The President’s view
            -Forthcoming message from Kissinger
                 -Nguyen Van Thieu
            -US military action
                 -North Vietnam
                 -Saigon area
            -South Vietnamese assembly
                 -Support for Thieu