Conversation: 041-043Prev: 041-042 Next: 041-044
Start Date: Friday, June 22, 1973 5:51 PM
End Date: Friday, June 22, 1973 5:58 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.;
Recording Device: White House Telephone
On June 22, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 1:51 pm to 1:58 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 041-043 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 41-43 Date: June 22, 1973 Time: 1:51 pm - 1:58 pm Location: White House Telephone The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger. [See also Conversation No.448-5] Kissinger’s schedule -Sans Souci restaurant President’s conversation with Leonid I. Brezhnev -Kissinger -Champagne toast -Conversation with William J. Fulbright President’s agreement with Brezhnev on prevention of nuclear war -Reaction -Enthusiasm -Hawks [?] -Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Paul H. Nitze -James R. Schlesinger -25- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. November-2012) Conversation No. 41-43 (cont’d) -Treaty compared to agreement -William Rogers’s suggestion -Congress -Melvin R. Laird’s view -Congress -Approval -Edward F. Hebert -Spiro T. Agnew -Support -President’s assessment -Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield’s comment to president -People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Chou En-Lai -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -Brussels, Belgium -Support -Japan -Support -Great Britain -France -Germany -Kissinger’s briefing on airplane -President’s conversation with Ronald L. Ziegler -Message from President -Will of the parties -President and Brezhnev relationship -Politburo -Kissinger’s conversation with Marvin L. Kalb -Kalb’s assessment -Possible reaction -New York Times, Washington Post -Provisions -Use of threat of force -Third parties, allies -USSR restraint -Jordan -Cien Fuegos -PRC -Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson -26- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. November-2012) Conversation No. 41-43 (cont’d) -Mansfield -President -Achievements of the administration -Attendees at signing ceremony -Fulbright -President’s assessment -President’s remarks -Pragmatism -Roles of President and Kissinger -Rogers’s suggestion -Congress -laird’s view -Debates -Approval