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Start Date: Sunday, December 17, 1972 8:29 PM
End Date: Sunday, December 17, 1972 8:35 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On December 17, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 3:29 pm to 3:35 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 034-125 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 34-125 Date: December 17, 1972 Time: 3:29 pm - 3:35 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. Alice Roosevelt Longworth dinner -100- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 34-125 (cont’d) -Timing -Black tie -Guest list -Joseph W. Alsop and [Susan Mary Jay (Patten) Alsop] -Stephen B. Bull -Richard L. Wilson -[Katherine Young (Macy) Wilson] -Howard K. Smith Vietnam negotiations -Letter for Nguyen Van Thieu -The President’s work with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. -Tone -Bilateral deal -Thieu -Possible collapse -Fear of political contest -North Vietnam army -US aid -Timing -Congress -Prisoners of War [POWs] -Michael J. Mansfield -George S. McGovern -Mining -Hanoi reaction -Radar -[US bombing] -Haig’s view -December 13, 1972 meeting -Transcript -Previous week’s meeting -Tone -The President’s recent conversation with Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -Haig’s and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew’s schedules -Saigon -December 13, 1972 meeting -Transcript -Possible leak to press -Hanoi’s possible action -101- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. Dec.-07) Conversation No. 34-125 (cont’d) -US bombing -B-52s -North Vietnamese reaction -Settlement -Timing -Duration -US domestic situation -Democrats -Edward M. Kennedy -The President’s 1972 election victory margin The President’s schedule