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Start Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 12:40 AM

End Date: Tuesday, June 12, 1973 12:44 AM

Participants:

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

Recording Device: White House Telephone

040-014.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 11, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 8:40 pm to 8:44 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-014 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-14

Date: June 11, 1973
Time: 8:40 pm - 8:44 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

     Kissinger’s conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin 

           -Forthcoming Leonid I. Brezhnev visit 

                 -Agreements       

                      -Nuclear
                            -Peaceful uses [of Atomic Energy]
                            -Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT]
                            -[Prevention of Nuclear War]
                      -Communique         

                      -Other agreements        


           Vietnam negotiations
                -South Vietnam

                     -Saigon      

                     -Potential embarrassment               


     President’s schedule     

           -Leadership meeting      

                 -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.    

                      -Notes from Kissinger             

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             NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

                                Tape Subject Log
                                (rev. March-2011)

                                                           Conversation No. 40-14 (cont’d)

     -Briefing book for forthcoming Brezhnev visit 

           -Delivery time       

                 -President’s speech on Nation’s economy           


Vietnam negotiations
     -North Vietnam and People’s Republic of China [PRC]
          -Meeting in Peking        

                 -Speeches        

                 -Laos and Cambodia sovereignty      

                 -Military aid to North Vietnam

          -President’s morning report

Forthcoming Brezhnev visit
      -Security
           -San Clemente
                 -Kissinger’s confidence in negotiations       

           -Brezhnev’s trip to Bonn, Germany 

           -Alexei Kosygin’s previous visit to US 

           -Public relations [PR]     

      -Expectations

Kissinger’s schedule
      -Flight
      -Saigon’s message

Vietnam negotiations
     -South Vietnamese position
     -Unilateral declarations
     -President’s speech

Brezhnev visit
     -Results
           -Announcement
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. March-2011)