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Start Date: Wednesday, January 26, 1972 1:55 AM
End Date: Wednesday, January 26, 1972 3:03 AM
Participants:Kissinger, Henry A.; Rogers, William P.; Nixon, Richard M. (President);
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On January 25, 1972, Henry A. Kissinger, William P. Rogers, and President Richard M. Nixon talked on the telephone at an unknown time between 8:55 pm and 10:03 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 019-077 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 19-77 Date: January 25, 1972 Time: Unknown between 8:55 pm and 10:03 pm Location: White House Telephone Henry A. Kissinger talked with William P. Rogers. The President's recent speech on Vietnam -Rogers's meeting with Congressional leaders The President talked with Rogers. Rogers’s meeting with Congressional leaders -Views of Kissinger, John A. Scali, Ronald L. Ziegler Rogers's location -The Prime Minister of the Netherlands The President's recent speech on Vietnam -Reaction -Michael J. Mansfield -Conversation with Rogers -Perception of Rogers -Mansfield -The Prime Minister of the Netherlands -View of the President’s delivery 51 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06) Vietnam -Nguyen Van Thieu -Political future -Administration efforts -Public expectations -US offers -Possible US military action -The President's schedule -The President’s talk with Kissinger -Rogers, Melvin R. Laird, Thomas H. Moorer, Richard M. Helms, Kissinger -Timing -Possible North Vietnamese attack -Military advice -The President's schedule -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s telegram -Purpose -Military's projections The President's schedule -Congressional leaders -Rogers -Vietnam meeting -Ambassador William J. Porter -Paris -Contingency planning Vietnam -Possible US military action -Administration culpability -Washington Post story, January 25, 1972 -The President's previous speech 52 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 10/06)