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Start Date: Friday, January 12, 1973 1:19 PM
End Date: Friday, January 12, 1973 1:28 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kennedy, Richard T. (Col.);
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On January 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Col. Richard T. Kennedy talked on the telephone from 8:19 am to 8:28 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 035-151 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 35-151 Date: January 12, 1973 Time: 8:19 am - 8:28 am Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Col. Richard T. Kennedy. [See Conversation No. 395-19] Vietnam negotiations -Henry A. Kissinger's report -Plans -Request for delivery to the Executive Office Building [EOB] -Settlement agreement -William E. Timmons -List of people to inform -Informing William P. Rogers and Melvin R. Laird -Kennedy’s recent note to Kissinger -The President’s role -Schedules -Kissinger -Telephone calls -Kennedy’s role -The President’s schedule -Florida -Kissinger -Meeting -Previous meeting with Peter B. Johnson and [David] Kenneth Rush -Timing -US bombing of North Vietnam, December 18, -125- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct.-07) Conversation No. 35-151 (cont’d) 1972 -Settlement agreement -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s trip to Saigon -Timing -January 14, 1973 -Kissinger’s view -Announcement -Cessation of US bombing -Ronald L. Ziegler -Cessation of US bombing -News coverage -Timing -January 15, 1973 -Kissinger’s return to Paris -The President’s schedule -Florida -Kissinger and Haig -Cessation of US bombing -Announcement -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Announcement -Kennedy’s conversation with Ziegler -Effect -News coverage -Cessation of US bombing -Ziegler’s announcement -Timing -January 15, 1973 -Informing Congressmen, Senators, Rogers, Laird -Informing Rogers and Laird -Timing -January 14, 1973 -Kissinger’s return from Paris -The President’s schedule -Florida -The President’s role -Kennedy’s role -Kissinger’s return from Paris -Announcement -Breakthrough -126- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Oct.-07) Conversation No. 35-151 (cont’d) -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Kissinger’s return from Paris -Ziegler’s announcement -Timing -Haig’s trip to Florida -Informing Vice President Spiro T. Agnew -Kennedy’s role -Haig’s and Kissinger’s meeting with the President in Florida -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Informing Rogers and Laird -Cessation of US bombing -Timing -Informing Congressional leaders -Timing -Kennedy’s role -Hugh Scott -Gerald R. Ford -Kissinger’s return from Paris -Developments -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Progress of negotiations -Haig’s trip to Saigon -Announcement -Developments -Tone -Kissinger’s report -Delivery to EOB