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Start Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973 12:41 AM
End Date: Saturday, March 17, 1973 12:50 AM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On March 16, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 7:41 pm to 7:50 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 037-130 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 37-130 Date: March 16, 1973 Time: 7:41 pm-7:50 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. - 95 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept-09) Conversation No. 33-130 (cont’d) Vietnam -North Vietnamese Economic Commission member -Conversation with US delegate -Treaty observance -Inaccurate intelligence -North Vietnamese infiltration -US Response -North Vietnamese cease-fire violations -US bombing -Economic aid -US Air Force -Effects -Prisoners of war [POWs] -President’s reputation -President's conversation with Capt. Jeremiah P. Denton, Jr. -Conduct of POWs -President’s appearance of irrationality -Media coverage -Harvard University People's Republic of China [PRC] -Respect for President -Vulnerability -Effect of US aid -George S. McGovern -Hubert H. Humphrey -Delivery of President's letters Bombing Of Vietnam -Plan -Effectiveness of US Air Force -Hanoi -Ho Chi Minh Trail - 96 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept-09) Conversation No. 33-130 (cont’d) -Planning -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer -Cambodia -Trucking on Ho Chi Minh Trail -Kissinger’s schedule -Mexico -World report -State Department -Defense Department -PRC -Soviet Union -US warnings President's Senate opponents -Administration response -Democratic Caucus -Effect on Vietnam settlement -Europe -Reduction in forces -Visit of Leonid I. Brezhnev -Columnists -Joseph W. Alsop -National mood -Opposition to administration policy -Peace -Soviet Union -Arms reduction -Withdrawal from Europe -Press relations -Richard L. Wilson -William S. White - 97 - NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY Tape Subject Log (rev. Sept-09)