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Conversation: 036-033

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Start Date: Sunday, January 21, 1973 7:27 PM

End Date: Sunday, January 21, 1973 7:33 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

036-033.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 21, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 2:27 pm to 2:33 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-033 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-33

Date: January 21, 1973
Time: 2:27 pm - 2:33 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
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           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                              Tape Subject Log
                                (rev. Jul-08)

                                                        Conversation No. 36-33 (cont’d)


Vietnam settlement
     -Haig’s trip
     -Support for peace agreement
           -Nguyen Van Thieu
           -Koreans, Thais, Lao, Cambodians
                  -Timing
                  -Henry A. Kissinger
                  -Reaction to agreement
                        -Changes in protocols
                              -Police force
                        -Thieu’s acceptance
                        -Ngo Dinh Diem
                              -Letters
                              -Purpose
                        -The President’s speech
                        -William H. Sullivan
     -Haig’s schedule
           -Ronald L. Ziegler
                  -Comments to press
                  -Meeting with the President
           -The President’s conversation with Ziegler
           -Haig’s conversation with Ziegler
     -Asian allies
           -Support for peace agreement
     -Thieu
           -South Vietnam government
           -Acceptance of agreement
           -George S. McGovern
           -The President’s view
           -Haig’s view
           -Spiro T. Agnew
                  -Visit to South Vietnam
           -Meeting with the President
                  -Timing
                  -Location
                        -San Clemente
           -The President’s view
           -Responsibility
                  -US Air Force
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)

                                                            Conversation No. 36-33 (cont’d)

                        -Korean War cease-fire
                        -Syngman Rhee
             -Haig’s congratulations