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Start Date: Thursday, June 21, 1973 7:56 PM
End Date: Thursday, June 21, 1973 8:08 PM
Participants:Nixon, Richard M. (President); Kissinger, Henry A.; Fulbright, J. William;
Recording Device: Old Executive Office Building
On June 21, 1973, President Richard M. Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger, and J. William Fulbright met in the President's office in the Old Executive Office Building from 3:56 pm to 4:08 pm. The Old Executive Office Building taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 447-031 of the White House Tapes.
Nixon Library Finding Aid:
Conversation No. 447-31 Date: June 21, 1973 Time: 3:56 pm - 4:08 pm Location: Executive Office Building -31- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2012) Conversation No. 447-31 (cont’d) The President met with Henry A. Kissinger. Leonid I. Brezhnev’s visit -Kissinger’s recent briefing -Tone -Duration -Reaction -Watergate -Helmut (“Hal”) Sonnenfeldt’s briefing -William P. Rogers -Kissinger’s schedule -J. William Fulbright’s committee -Briefing -Timing -President’s conversation with Brezhnev Kissinger talked with the White House operator at an unknown time between 3:56 pm and 4:08 pm. [Conversation No. 447-31A] [Begin telephone conversation] [See Conversation No. 41-23] [End telephone conversation] Brezhnev’s visit -President’s recent conversation with Brezhnev -Principles -Soviet summit [?] Kissinger talked with Fulbright at an unknown time between 3:56 pm and 4:08 pm.] [Conversation No. 447-31B] [Begin telephone conversation] -32- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2012) Conversation No. 447-31 (cont’d) [See Conversation No. 41-24] [End telephone conversation] Kissinger’s schedule -Briefing -Timing -Kissinger’s recent conversation with Fulbright Brezhnev’s visit -Fulbright and Michael J. (“Mike”) Mansfield People’s Republic of China [PRC] -Unknown person Brezhnev’s visit -President’s schedule -June 23, 1973 -PRC -Brezhnev’s interest -Ambassador -William G. Hyland -North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] -French Foreign Minister -Photograph opportunity -PRC officials -President’s achievements -Future -Possible statement -Communique -Allies -Communique -Signing -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin Kissinger’s schedule -33- NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Tape Subject Log (rev. March-2012) Conversation No. 447-31 (cont’d) -Recent briefing -Questions -Negotiation specifics -Answers President’s schedule Kissinger left at 4:08 pm.