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Start Date: Wednesday, October 18, 1972 12:37 AM
End Date: Wednesday, October 18, 1972 12:40 AM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haig, Alexander M., Jr.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
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 -Status -Nguyen Van Thieu -US military action -North Vietnam -Saigon area -South Vietnamese assembly -Support for Thieu