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Start Date: 17-May-1972 10:33 AM

End Date: 17-May-1972 10:43 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Dent, Harry S.

Recording Device: Camp David Hard Wire

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:57:35

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 01:07:21

189a.mp3

189b.mp3

NARA Description:

On May 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Harry S. Dent met in the Aspen Lodge study at Camp David from 10:33 am to 10:43 am. The Camp David Hard Wire taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 189-012 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 189-12

Date: May 17, 1972
Time: 10:33 am - 10:43 am
Location: Camp David Hard Wire

The President talked with Harry S. Dent.

     Connecticut
         -Trip
         -Support for Vietnam action

     An unknown man
          -The President’s view

     Vietnam
          -Vote in Congress
               -Republican vote
                     -Soviet summit


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 1m 47s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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     George C. Wallace
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                         NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                     Tape Subject Log
                                       (rev. 10/06)
                                                              Conv. No. 189-12 (cont.)


         -The President’s view
         -Dr. William M. Lukash's report
               -Possible call by President
         -President's call to Cornelia Wallace
         -Possible visit by President
               -Hubert H. Humphrey visit
                     -The President’s view
               -Telephone call
               -Day and time
               -Arrangements
                     -H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
                     -Day
                     -Press coverage


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 3m 11s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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    Vietnam
         -Blockade
              -Henry A. Kissinger
              -President's decision
                    -The President’s view
                    -John B. Connally
                    -Melvin R. Laird
                    -William P. Rogers
                    -Necessity
                    -Alternative
              -South Vietnam and US troop morale
         -Future of war
              -The President’s view
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                          NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. 10/06)
                                                                     Conv. No. 189-12 (cont.)