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Conversation: 036-037

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Start Date: Monday, January 22, 1973 2:10 PM

End Date: Monday, January 22, 1973 2:47 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

036-037.mp3

NARA Description:

On January 22, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 9:10 am and 9:47 am. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-037 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-37

Date: January 22, 1973
Time: 9:47 am - 9:53 am
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                  NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. Jul-08)

                                                             Conversation No. 36-37 (cont’d)

Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig.

[See also Conversation No. 399-8]

       Vietnam settlement
            -The President’s conversation with Henry A. Kissinger
                  -The President’s possible public statement
                  -Haig
                  -Richard T. Kennedy
                  -Possible problems
                        -Nguyen Van Thieu
            -The President’s announcement
                  -Content
                  -Length
                  -Haig’s view
                  -South Vietnam
                  -Kissinger’s meeting
                        -South Vietnamese Foreign Minister
            -Thieu’s acceptance
                  -Haig’s view
            -The President’s conversation with Kissinger
            -The President’s opponents
                  -George S. McGovern’s Oxford speech
                  -Haig’s view
                  -The President’s view
            -Haig’s schedule
                  -Informing allies
                        -Backchannel
                  -Meetings in Paris
            -Kissinger’s schedule
                  -Le Duc Tho
                  -Treaty signing ceremony
                        -Timing
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)