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Conversation: 037-038

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Start Date: Saturday, March 3, 1973 1:28 AM

End Date: Saturday, March 3, 1973 1:33 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

037-038.mp3

NARA Description:

On March 2, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 8:28 pm to 8:33 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-038 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 37-38

Date: March 2, 1973
Time: 8:28 pm-8:33 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President.

       Sudan hostages [Black September]
             -Uncertainty of reports
                    -Killings
                    -Contradictory information
                    -Belgian diplomats
                    -American diplomats
             -Motive of Arab terrorists
                    -Credibility
                    -Determination
             -Administration’s statement
             -Cables to families of diplomats

                      -Timing
              -Official notification
                      -Lowering of flags
                      -Vice President of Sudan


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[National Security]
[Duration: 2s]

[Vice President of Sudan]

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                            NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                         (rev. Sept-09)

                                                                Conversation No. 37-38 (cont’d)



              -Killings
              -Administration’s position on handling of terrorists
                      -Ransom demands
                             -Sirhan Sirhan
                      -Public release of information

       Insurance for officials in dangerous areas
              -Sudan
              -Libya

       Thailand
              -Israeli hostages
              -Bangkok

       Sudan Hostages [Black September]
             -Administration position on ransom