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Conversation: 101-010

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Start Date: 19-May-1972 4:13 PM

End Date: 19-May-1972 11:59 PM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Anderson, Clinton P.Griffin, Robert P.Byrd, Robert C.Cotton, NorrisFulbright, J. WilliamMagnuson, Warren G. ("Maggie")Mansfield, Michael J. ("Mike")Stennis, John C.Tower, John G.Young, Milton R.Belcher, PageFord, Gerald R.Hosmer, CraigMahon, George H.MacGregor, ClarkTimmons, William E.Flanigan, Peter M.Cook, Richard K.Korologos, Thomas C.Scali, John A.Rogers, William P.Sonnenfeldt, Helmut ("Hal")White House photographer

Recording Device: Cabinet Room

101a.mp3

101b.mp3

101c.mp3

101d.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 19, 1972, Richard M. Nixon and bipartisan Congressional leaders, including Clinton P. Anderson, Robert P. Griffin, Robert C. Byrd, Norris Cotton, J. William Fulbright, Warren G. ("Maggie") Magnuson, Michael J. ("Mike") Mansfield, John C. Stennis, John G. Tower, Milton R. Young, Page Belcher, Gerald R. Ford, Craig Hosmer, George H. Mahon, Clark MacGregor, William E. Timmons, Peter M. Flanigan, Richard K. Cook, Thomas C. Korologos, John A. Scali, William P. Rogers, Helmut ("Hal") Sonnenfeldt, the White House photographer, and members of the press, met in the Cabinet Room of the White House at an unknown time between 4:13 pm and 11:59 pm. The Cabinet Room taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 101-010 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 101-10

Date: May 19, 1972
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                        Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 10/08)



Time: 4:13 pm - unknown before 11:59 pm
Location: Cabinet Room

The President met with Clinton P. Anderson, Robert P. Griffin, Robert C. Byrd, Norris Cotton, J.
William Fulbright, Warren G. (“Maggie”) Magnuson, Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield, John C.
Stennis, John G. Tower, Milton R. Young, Page Belcher, Gerald R. Ford, Craig Hosmer, George
H. Mahon, Clark MacGregor, William E. Timmons, Peter M. Flanigan, Richard K. Cook,
Thomas C. Korologos, John A. Scali, William P. Rogers, and Helmut (“Hal”) Sonnenfeldt; the
White House photographer and members of the press were present at the beginning of the
meeting

     Greetings

     Photographs
          -Arrangements
          -Byrd
          -Fulbright
          -Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins

     Helen A. Thomas
          -Trip to Moscow

     Margaret Chase Smith
         -Absence


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     Soviet summit

[To listen to the segment (43m47s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-595, E-
596.]

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     Soviet Union
          -Soviet agriculture
               -Weather
               -Most Favored Nation [MFN] status
                     -Bill in Senate
                            -Content
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                           NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/08)



                           -Passage prospects
           -Negotiations
                -People’s Republic of China negotiations
                      -Consequences
           -Trade
                -Credits
                -World War II debts
                      -Lend-lease
                -MFN status
                      -Content
                      -Passage in Senate
                      -East European nations
                            -Poland
                            -Romania
                            -Bulgaria
                            -Hungary
                      -Congressional sentiment


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     Soviet summit

The President left at 5:23 pm

[To listen to the segment (20m30s) declassified on 02/28/2002, please refer to RC# E-596.]

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     [General conversation/Unintelligible]

Flanigan, et al. left at an unknown time before 11:59 pm