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Start Date: 12-Jun-1973 11:51 PM

End Date: 12-Jun-1973 11:54 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Scowcroft, Brent G. (Gen.)

Recording Device: White House Telephone


NARA Description:

On June 12, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft talked on the telephone from 11:51 pm to 11:54 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 040-056 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 40-56

Date: June 12, 1973
Time: 11:51 pm - 11:54 pm
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft.

     President’s previous call to Anatoliy Dobrynin 

           -Scowcroft’s message to Henry A. Kissinger 

           -Leonid I. Brezhnev visit 

                 -San Clemente         




                       -Brezhnev, Dobrynin, Henry A. Kissinger, President and translators

     Vietnam negotiations
          -South Vietnam

                -Scowcroft’s Expectations        

                -President’s message      


          -President’s expectations     

                -Prisoners of War [POWs]          




                                      Tape Subject Log 

                                      (rev. March-2011)

                                                            Conversation No. 40-56 (cont’d)

           -Kissinger’s schedule      


                       -South Vietnamese reaction     

           -South Vietnam’s position      



                 -President’s message       


                       -Funding of South Vietnam

     Forthcoming Brezhnev visit 

           -Importance to Kissinger      

           -Scowcroft’s message to Kissinger 

           -San Clemente       

                -Brezhnev, Dobrynin, Andrei A. Gromyko, security men, and translators