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Start Date: 30-Dec-1972 12:35 PM

End Date: 30-Dec-1972 12:37 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Moorer, Thomas H. (Adm.)

Recording Device: Camp David Study Table


NARA Description:

On December 30, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Adm. Thomas H. Moorer talked on the telephone at Camp David from 12:35 pm to 12:37 pm. The Camp David Study Table taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 158-051 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 158-51

Date: December 30, 1972
Time: 12:35 pm - 12:37 pm
Location: Camp David Study Table

The President talked with Adm. Thomas H. Moorer.

[See Conversation No. 238-13]

       Vietnam War
            -US bombing of North Vietnam
                 -The President’s message to military commanders
                       -The President’s appreciation for courage and sacrifice
                 -The President’s letter
                 -Effect on North Vietnamese
                       -Military equipment


                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. May-08)

                                                           Conversation No. 158-51 (cont’d)

                  -The President’s message to military commanders
                        -Avoiding “gloating” about victory
                  -North Vietnamese reaction
                              -Resumption of negotiations
                                    -“Peaceniks” view
                  -The President’s role
                        -Air Force
                  -Air Force
                        -View of the President
                  -The President’s message to military commanders