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Conversation: 086-004

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Start Date: 15-Dec-1971 1:22 PM

End Date: 22-Dec-1971 11:33 AM


Agnew, Spiro T. (Vice President)Stans, Maurice H.Mitchell, John N.Volpe, John A.Laird, Melvin R.[Unknown person(s)]

Recording Device: Cabinet Room



NARA Description:

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, Maurice H. Stans, John N. Mitchell, John A. Volpe, Melvin R. Laird, and unknown person(s) met in the Cabinet Room of the White House on an unknown date, sometime between 1:22 pm on December 15, 1971 and 11:33 am on December 22, 1971. The Cabinet Room taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 086-004 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 86-4

Date: Unknown between December 15 and December 22, 1971
Time: Unknown between 1:22 pm, December 15 and 11:33 am, December 22, 1971
Location: Cabinet Room

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew met with Maurice H. Stans, John N. Mitchell, John A. Volpe,
Melvin R. Laird, and unknown people
[Recording begins while the conversation is in progress]

     Trip to Soviet Union
           -Chamber of Commerce
           -Azerbaijan Republic
           -Georgian Republic
           -American businessmen
           -Industrial plants
                -Steel plant
           -Gosudarstvennyi Universal’nyi Magazin [GUM] Department Store
           -Offshore drilling operations


                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/08)

          -Industrial exhibition
                -State Dinners
                -Private plane
          -Travel restrictions
          -Visit with Aleksei N. Kosygin
                -Five-Year Plan
                -Visit to Supreme Soviet
                -Georgian State Dance Troop performance
          -Soviet geography
                -Moscow-to-Baku distance
          -Natural resources
                -Natural gas


     Trade discussions

[To listen to the segment (1h8m43s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-570, E-
571, and E-572.]


Recording ends at an unknown time before 11:33 am, December 22, 1971