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Start Date: 4-Jan-1973 11:37 AM
End Date: 4-Jan-1973 11:48 AM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Haig, Alexander M., Jr.; Laird, Melvin R.; Rogers, William P.; Kissinger, Henry A.; Moorer, Thomas H. (Adm.); Froehlke, Robert F.; Abrams, Creighton W., Jr. (Gen.); Scowcroft, Brent G. (Gen.); Golden, William L. (Lt. Col.); Haig, Alexander M., Sr. (Mrs.); Haig, Patricia; Fox, Alonzo; Haig, Alexander M., Sr.; Haig, Brian; Haig, Barbara; Haig, Frank; Meredith, Edward B.; Meredith, Edward B. (Mrs.); Meredith, George (Mrs.); Woods, Rose Mary; Bull, Stephen B.; Atkins, Oliver F. ("Ollie");
Recording Device: Oval Office
On January 4, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Melvin R. Laird, William P. Rogers, Henry A. Kissinger, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Robert F. Froehlke, Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft, Lt. Col. William L. Golden, Mrs. Alexander M. Haig, Sr., Patricia Haig, Alonzo Fox, Alexander M. Haig, Sr., Brian Haig, Barbara Haig, Frank Haig, Edward B. Meredith, Mrs. Edward B. Meredith, Mrs. George Meredith, Rose Mary Woods, Stephen B. Bull, and Oliver F. ("Ollie") Atkins met in the Oval Office of the White House at an unknown time between 11:37 am and 11:48 am. The Oval Office taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 833-013 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 833-13 Date: January 4, 1973 Time: Unknown between 11:37am and 11:48 am Location: Oval Office The President met with the following persons at 11:37 a.m.: Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Melvin R. Laird, William P. Rogers, Henry A. Kissinger, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Robert F. Froehlke, -32- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 833-13 (cont’d) Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., Brig. Gen. Brent G.Scowcroft, Col. William L. Golden, Mrs. Alexander M. Haig, Sr., Patricia Haig, Lt. Gen. Alonzo Fox, Ret., Alexander M. Haig, III, Cadet Brian Haig, Barbara Haig, Father Frank Haig, Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Meredith, Mrs. Geroge Meredith, Rose Mary Woods, Stephen B. Bull, members of the press and the White House photographr were present at the beginning of the meeting. [General conversation] Photographs -Positions -Moorer -Rogers -Laird -Citation reading -Haig family Defense Distinguished Medal -Haig -Reading of citation -Congratulations [Camera noise] Haig’s achievements -White House work -Four stars -Soldier statesman tradition -Trips abroad -Peoples Republic of China [PRC] -Qualities -Military command -Statesmanship [Applause] [General conversation] Introductions -Haig Family -33- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Feb-09) Conversation No. 833-13 (cont’d) Photographs Haig’s responsibilities -Kissinger’s travel Patricia Haig -Presidential gift Photographs -Placement of guests -Abrams Haig’s departure -Trip on the Sequoia -Quarters -Fort Myer -Car -House Haig et al. left at 11:48 am.