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Start Date: 16-Dec-1972 3:25 PM

End Date: 16-Dec-1972 3:28 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On December 16, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 3:25 pm to 3:28 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 034-099 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 34-99

Date: December 16, 1972
Time: 3:25 pm - 3:28 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

[See Conversation No. 382-9]

       Vietnam negotiations
            -Henry A. Kissinger briefing, December 16, 1972
                 -Kissinger’s demeanor
                        -Ziegler’s current viewing on TV
                              -Channel 9 [WTOP]
                        -Work with Ziegler
                              -Public expectations
                 -News coverage
                 -Public expectations
                        -US troops
                              -Number casualties
                        -Media coverage of war
                        -Avoiding short peace after long war
            -US bombing
                 -Hanoi reaction
                 -News coverage
                 -Public reaction
                        -Compared to David Brinkley, media and press coverage


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