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Conversation: 732-005

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Start Date: 13-Jun-1972 9:39 AM

End Date: 13-Jun-1972 9:50 AM

Participants:

Nixon, Richard M. (President)Scott, HughFord, Gerald R.MacGregor, ClarkKlein, Herbert G.Ziegler, Ronald L.

Recording Device: Oval Office

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 00:23:23

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 00:34:41

NARA Description:

On June 13, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon, Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Clark MacGregor, Herbert G. Klein, and Ronald L. Ziegler met in the Oval Office of the White House from 9:39 am to 9:50 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 732-005 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 732-5

Date: June 13, 1972
Time: 9:39-9:50 am.
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Hugh Scott, Gerald R. Ford, Clark MacGregor, Herbert G. Klein, and
Ronald L. Ziegler.

[The recording began while the conversation was in progress.]

     Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty [SALT]
           -Support in House of Representatives
                -Statements of support
           -Timing
           -Soviet Union
           -Future agreements
           -Delays

     Vietnam resolution
          -The President's view
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                                      Tape Subject Log
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            -Timing
            -Impact on negotiations

      Revenue sharing
          -Ford

      House Resolution [HR] 1
          -Scott’s actions
          -Abraham A. Ribicoff
          -The President’s position

      Foreign policy issues
           -Congressional Republican’s efforts
           -Vietnam
                 -Prisoners of War [POWs]
                 -Peace offers
           -Defense commitments
                 -Future agreements
                 -SALT negotiations
                 -US strength
                       -Navy
                            -Sixth Fleet
           -US policy
           -New isolationists
           -US security assistance program
                 -US policy
                 -Israel
           -U.S. prestige
                 -The President's prestige
           -Democrats
                 -House Committee on Foreign Affairs
                 -Apprehensions
           -Vietnam negotiations
                 -Dangers of pullout

      Vietnam
           -POWs
               -Cease fire
                    -Compared with Korean War

Scott, et al., left at 9:50 am.
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                                      Tape Subject Log
                                        (rev. Jan-02)