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Conversation: 033-004

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Start Date: Saturday, November 4, 1972 1:40 PM

End Date: Saturday, November 4, 1972 1:45 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

033-004.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 4, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 8:40 am to 8:45 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 33-4

Date: November 4, 1972
Time: 8:40 am-8:45 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

[See Conversation No. 389-2]

       Henry A. Kissinger
                                       -9-

                     NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                Tape Subject Log
                                  (rev. June-07)

                                                           Conversation No. 33-4 (cont’d)


Ziegler’s location

1972 election
     -Vietnam War
            -George S. McGovern's charges
                  -Deception
                  -Nguyen Van Thieu's delays
                  -The President’s position
                  -Kissinger's rebuttal
                         -Washington Post quotation
                               -Foreign students
                               -Confidence
                  -Rebuttal
                         -William P. Rogers
                         -Melvin R. Laird
                         -Necessity
                         -The President's foreign policy speech
                         -Patience
                         -Begging for peace
                         -Hanoi propaganda
                         -Cease-fire provisions
                               -Enforcement
                         -Elections
                  -Kissinger's responses
                         -Restraint
     -The President's trip
            -President's posture
                  -November 3, 1972
                  -Press and media coverage
                         -New York Times, Washington Post
                         -Television
                         -Vietnam
                         -Wires, radio
            -Press coverage
                  -Robert B. Semple, Jr.
                         -View of crowds
                         -New job [at New York Times]
                         -Chicago
                                             - 10 -

                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                           Conversation No. 33-4 (cont’d)

                        -Adequacy