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Start Date: 22-Oct-1972 7:48 PM
End Date: 22-Oct-1972 7:54 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haig, Alexander M., Jr.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On October 22, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 7:48 pm to 7:54 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 032-005 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 32-5 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: 7:48 pm - 7:54 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Haig’s possible meeting with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Location -New car -Radio -Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI] -Yuli M. Vorontsov -Possible meeting -Location -Haig’s view -The President’s view -Message -Forthcoming meeting with Haig 1972 election -George S. McGovern -Statements on Vietnam peace negotiations -The President’s view -Allegations about Nguyen Van Thieu’s future -The President's reaction -Possible response -Charles W. Colson -The President’s view 5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct-06) Vietnam -Peace settlement -Importance of public relations -Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Return to US -Time -Talk with the President -Meeting with Haig -Return to Paris -Time -Day -North Vietnamese negotiators -Assurances from US -Peace settlement -The President’s view -US position -Cambodia, Laos, May 8, 1972 decision -Possible Kissinger trip to Hanoi and bombing halt -The President’s view -North Vietnam’s situation -Haig’s view -Leaks from Hanoi -Dobrynin’s forthcoming meeting with Haig -William P. Rogers -Haig’s briefing -Ellsworth F. Bunker’s cables -Leaks from the State Department -The president’s instructions -Cooperation -Bombing halt -Rogers’s view -Kissinger