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Conversation: 033-092

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Start Date: Saturday, November 18, 1972 5:15 PM

End Date: Saturday, November 18, 1972 5:20 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

033-092.mp3

NARA Description:

On November 18, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 12:15 pm to 12:20 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-092 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 33-92

Date: November 18, 1972
Time: 12:15 pm - 12:20 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

       Vietnam negotiations
            -Settlement agreement
                   -Message to Ellsworth F. Bunker
                        -The President’s directions
                                -Dealings with South Vietnamese
                                      -Nguyen Van Thieu
                   -Thieu's attitudes
                        -The President’s previous letter
                   -South Vietnam
                        -Possible emissary to the President
                                -Paris negotiations
                                -Further messages
                                      -Bunker
                        -The President's response on South Vietnam bargaining
                         Position
                                -The President’s previous letter
                                -Pressure on US
                   -South Vietnam position
                        -Changes in negotiating points
                                -Problems
                                      -Le Duc Tho’s possible response
                                -Previous Changes
                                      -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s recent trip
                                -Comments
                                -Impact on agreement
                                -Withdrawal of forces
                                      -US and North Vietnamese
                   -Bunker
                        -Emissary to South Vietnam
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. June-07)

                                                            Conversation No. 33-92 (cont’d)

                             -Haig
                             -John B. Connally
                  -North Vietnam reaction to US proposals
                  -Agreement quality
                  -South Vietnam
                       -US bargaining position
                             -Bunker

       Peter G. Peterson
             -New appointment
                   -Foreign policy
                         -Expertise
                         -Commerce Department
                              -George P. Shultz
                         -Access to White House