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Conversation: 034-109

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Start Date: Sunday, December 17, 1972 2:52 PM

End Date: Sunday, December 17, 1972 2:55 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

034-109.mp3

NARA Description:

On December 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Ronald L. Ziegler talked on the telephone from 9:52 am to 9:55 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 034-109 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 34-109

Date: December 17, 1972
Time: 9:52 am - 9:55 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Ronald L. Ziegler.

       Vietnam negotiations
            -Henry A. Kissinger briefing, December 16, 1972
                 -Press coverage
                        -Washington Post
                        -Talks at impasse
                        -North Vietnam reneging
                        -[US bombing]
                        -“Peace is at hand” quote
                        -The President’s role
                              -Kissinger’s travels
                              -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
                                    -Consultations
                        -Kissinger’s demeanor
                              -Possible impression
                                    -Effect
                              -Murrey Marder
                                    -Analysis
                                               -87-

                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Dec.-07)

                                                              Conversation No. 34-109 (cont’d)

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