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Start Date: Friday, April 13, 1973 11:00 PM

End Date: Friday, April 13, 1973 11:07 PM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

038-011.mp3

NARA Description:

On April 13, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger, and Manolo Sanchez talked on the telephone from 6:00 pm to 6:07 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 038-011 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 38-11

Date: April 13, 1973
Time: 6:00 pm - 6:07 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     President’s meeting with Joseph J. Sisco 

           -Sisco’s travel to Middle East 

                 -Meeting with ambassadors        

           -Conduct of diplomacy        

                 -State Department’s role       

                 -Blame for failure       

           -Problems with Sisco [?] 

                 -Moscow        


     Ambassadorships
         -Soviet Union        

               -State Department career appointment      

               -Malcolm Toon         

               -[David] Kenneth Rush         

               -William J. Casey       

               -U. Alexis Johnson        

               -William J. Porter      

               -Diplomacy        

                     -White House role         

               -Major appointment          

         -Thailand       

               -Henry Kearns       

               -Kissinger’s conversation with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. 

         -Pakistan      

               -Kearns      


The President conferred with Manolo Sanchez at an unknown time between 6:00 pm and 6:07
pm.

[Begin conferral]
                                           -7-


                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                     Tape Subject Log 

                                    (rev. January-2011)

                                                          Conversation No. 38-11 (cont’d)


     Instruction

[End conferral]

     Ambassadorships
         -Kearns       

               -Pakistan      

               -Thailand       

         -Pakistan
               -William R. Kintner
                     -Thailand
                     -Cambodia
                     -Henry A. Byroade
               -Kearns

     President’s schedule      

           -Meeting with Haig      

           -Dentist      

           -Kissinger’s schedule     

                 -John D. Ehrlichman
                       -Watergate

     Vietnam
          -Need for plan
               -Consultation
               -National Security Council [NSC]
               -Congress
               -State Department
               -Defense Department
          -Overflights
          -Reply concerning meeting with Le Duc Tho

     Soviet Union      

          -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin       

                -Kissinger’s message      

          -Negotiations with US
                -Leonid I. Brezhnev
                -People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                -Europe
                                                -8-


                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                     (rev. January-2011)

                                                           Conversation No. 38-11 (cont’d)

           -Brezhnev
                -Internal problems
                US diplomatic successes
           -Summit