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Start Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 3:26 AM

End Date: Wednesday, June 13, 1973 3:37 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Dobrynin, Anatoliy F.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

040-052.mp3

NARA Description:

On June 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Anatoliy F. Dobrynin talked on the telephone from 11:26 pm to 11:37 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-052 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-52

Date: June 12, 1973
Time: 11:26 pm - 11:37 pm
Location: White House Telephone
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. March-2011)

                                                            Conversation No. 40-52 (cont’d)

The President talked with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin.

     Dobrynin’s schedule       

          -Preparations for forthcoming summit 


     President’s schedule
           -Leonid I. Brezhnev’s forthcoming visit 

                 -Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft         

                 -San Clemente        

                       -President’s reaction
                       -President’s consultation with Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon
                       -Accommodations
                             -Andrei A. Gromyko, Dobrynin, Brezhnev, a security man
                             -Bedrooms
                       -William P. Rogers
                             -Gromyko          

                       -Security      

                       -Activities       

                             -Brezhnev’s family’s concerns
                             -Doctor’s orders
                                    -Meetings
                             -Henry A. Kissinger
                             -Press coverage
                       -Camp David
                       -Visit to Atlantic and Pacific coasts of US
                       -Security
                             -Dobrynin’s visit
                       -Dobrynin’s messages to and from Brezhnev
                       -Transportation
                             -Air Force One
                       -Communique
                             -Casa Pacifica
                                    -Spirit of San Clemente, spirit of Camp David
                       -Dobrynin’s messages to and from Brezhnev
                             -Importance of visit
                 -Positions of president and Brezhnev
                 -Schedule
                       -Soviet Embassy, State dinner
                       -J. William Fulbright and Senate Foreign Relations Committee
                       -Agreements
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                   NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM 


                                       Tape Subject Log 

                                       (rev. March-2011)

                                                              Conversation No. 40-52 (cont’d)

                             -Signing
                                   -Statement of Principles
                                   -Prevention of Nuclear War
                       -Trip to San Clemente              

                 -Exchange of gifts        

                       -Electric golf cart            

                             -Kremlin           

                 -Agenda        

                       -Camp David            

                             -Attendees
                                   -Numbers
                                   -Gromyko
                             -Press coverage
                             -Purpose           

           -Brezhnev’s message to the President 

           -Discussions       

                 -Kissinger
           -Television [TV] address          

                 -USSR visit by President               

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

                 -San Clemente         

                       -Protocol people             

                             -Difficulty          

                             -Kissinger           


     Well wishes      

          -Thelma C. (“Pat”) Nixon 

          -Irina Dobrynin