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Start Date: 29-May-1973 9:23 PM

End Date: 29-May-1973 9:25 PM


White House operatorNixon, Richard M. (President)Haig, Alexander M., Jr.

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On May 29, 1973, White House operator, President Richard M. Nixon, and Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked on the telephone from 9:23 pm to 9:25 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 039-035 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 39-35

Date: May 29, 1973
Time: 9:23 pm - 9:25 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The White House operator talked with the President.

       Incoming telephone call

Alexander M. Haig, Jr. talked with the President.

       Personnel management
              -State Department
                      -Haig’s conversations with William P. Rogers and Henry A. Kissinger
                             -Rogers’s departure
                                    -Timing of announcement


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                     (rev. February-2011)

                                                              Conversation No. 39-35 (cont’d)

                                            -Henry A. Kissinger’s appointment
              -White House staff
                     -Haig’s conversation with Melvin R. Laird
                            -Meeting at Camp David
                            -Trip to Iceland
                            -“Domestic czar”
                                    -Bryce N. Harlow’s appointment
                            -National Security Council [NSC]
                            -President’s support
                            -Cabinet compared with staff
                     -Melvin R. Laird
                            -Forthcoming meeting with President
                                    -Camp David
                                    -Possible conversations with William J. Baroody, Jr. and
                                    -Harlow’s possible presence at Camp David