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Start Date: 22-Jan-1973 6:19 PM

End Date: 22-Jan-1973 6:22 PM


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

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On January 22, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 6:19 pm to 6:22 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 036-053 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 36-53

Date: January 22, 1973
Time: 6:19 pm - 6:22 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jul-08)

                                                                Conversation No. 36-53 (cont’d)

[See also Conversation No. 400-14E]

       Lyndon B. Johnson’s death

       Vietnam settlement announcement
            -Raymond K. Price, Jr.
            -National Security Council [NSC] draft
            -Haig’s forthcoming meeting with Price

       Johnson’s death
            -The President’s call to Claudia A. (“Lady Bird”) Johnson

       Vietnam settlement
            -Henry A. Kissinger
            -Timing of announcement
                  -South Vietnam
                  -The President’s view
                  -Possible delay
                         -Johnson’s death
            -Location of announcement
                  -White House
            -Haig’s schedule