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Start Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 7:43 PM
End Date: Monday, April 17, 1972 7:50 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Rogers, William P.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On April 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and William P. Rogers talked on the telephone from 2:43 pm to 2:50 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 023-007 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 23-7 Date: April 17, 1972 Time: 2:43-2:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with William P. Rogers. The President's previous call to Rogers Rogers's testimony before Senate -Highlights -Selection -Patrick J. Buchanan -Distribution to spokesmen -The President's review -Coverage of points -Ronald L. Ziegler -Soviet ships -Official response -Ziegler -Senate Foreign Relations Committee -J. William Fulbright -Questions -North Vietnam -Lack of condemnation for attack on South Vietnam -John Sherman Cooper and Clifford P. Case -Lack of strong attacks -Need for condemnation -Edmund S. Muskie's resolution -George D. Aiken's statement -Bombings -Justification 5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13) -Testimony -Summary -Buchanan's selection -Distribution to US missions -Ziegler's statement Testimony to Congress -Melvin R. Laird and Thomas H. Moorer -Laird -Meeting with the President -Types of questions -Military operations -Preparation Vietnam -The President's statement -Press conference -Troop levels -Troop levels -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s meeting with Creighton W. Abrams -The President's statement -Proper level -Announcement -Number withdrawn -June announcement -Timing of announcement -Show of confidence in policy -South Vietnam -Rogers's comments -South Vietnamese deaths -US servicemen 6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. 1/13)