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Conversation: 470-003

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Start Date: 19-Mar-1971 8:51 AM

End Date: 19-Mar-1971 9:05 AM


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

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:05:15

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:18:53


NARA Description:

On March 19, 1971, President Richard M. Nixon and Adm. Thomas H. Moorer met in the Oval Office of the White House from 8:51 am to 9:05 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 470-003 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 470-3

Date: March 19, 1971
Time: 8:51 am - 9:05 am
Location: Oval Office

The President talked with Admiral Thomas H. Moorer

     Laos operation (Lam Son)
          -Military situation
                -Timing of withdrawal
                -White House news summary

                              NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

                                       Tape Subject Log
                                          (rev. 9/08)

                 -Army of the Republic of Vietnam [ARVN] withdrawal
                     -Media interpretation
                           -Administration response
                                -North Vietnamese losses
                                -Press accounts
                                -Interviews with pilots

                                                                      Conv. No. 470-3 (cont.)