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Start Date: Saturday, November 18, 1972 5:45 PM
End Date: Saturday, November 18, 1972 5:49 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On November 18, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 12:45 pm to 12:49 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 033-099 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 33-99 Date: November 18, 1972 Time: 12:45 pm - 12:49 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Vietnam negotiations -Settlement agreement -South Vietnam -Possible US bilateral actions -Aid programs -Possible Congressional cut-off -Ellsworth F. Bunker -US message to Nguyen Van Thieu -Negotiating position -Proposals -Vetting -Memorandum -Impact on final agreement -US reaction -US efforts -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s trips, Kissinger’s trips And Bunker’s availability -Letters -Reception of emissary -The President’s role - 102 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. June-07) Conversation No. 33-99 (cont’d) -Reading, drafting -Final agreement -Modification -South Vietnam -Negotiating stance -US reaction -Make-up of new Congress -Thieu’s responsibility -US assistance -US response -Tone -Thieu -Blame -Possible collapse of South Vietnam -South Vietnam’s ability to handle agreement -South Vietnamese control of South Vietnam -Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] -Map -Territory -Control by Government of Vietnam [GVN] -Thieu’s actions -1972 election -Bargaining Position