151

Date: 
Oct 20, 1972 - Oct 22, 1972
Location: 
Camp David
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1 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 151-1 Date: Unknown between October 20 and 21, 1972 Time: Unknown between 5:06 pm, October 20 and 4:30 pm, October 21, 1972 Location: Camp David Study Table William Hirsch talked with the Camp David operator. Schedule -[First name unknown] Sisco -[First name unknown] Harris -Request for call Hirsch talked with Harris at an unknown time between 5:06 pm, October 20 and 11:36 am, October 22, 1972. Telephone cord -Aspen Cabin, Dogwood Cabin
Conversation No. 151-2 Date: October 21, 1972 Time: Unknown between 4:30 pm and 5:39 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 223-10] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 151-3 Date: October 21, 1972
2 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Time: 5:39 pm - 5:47 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 223-11] Vietnam negotiations -Current proposals -Henry A. Kissinger’s role -Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.’s view -Haig’s view -Nguyen Van Thieu’s response -Haig’s view -Forthcoming meeting with Kissinger -Previous meeting with Abrams -Cambodia, Laos assurances -The President’s message for Kissinger -Thieu -Delivery -Thieu’s possible response -Possible risks for US support -Possible delay -Public perception -Thieu -Possible reaction -Thieu’s cooperation with Democratic Republic of Vietnam [DRV] [North Vietnam] -US reaction -Possible US bilateral agreement with North Vietnam -Public disclosure -Instructions to Kissinger -US reaction -The President’s view -Public disclosure -Thieu’s future -Thieu’s demands -Removal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam -Tripartite government -Possible reaction -Public disclosure
3 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -US reaction -Kissinger's instructions -The President’s view -Timing of settlement -1972 election -North Vietnam, Soviet Union -Kissinger -The President’s message
Conversation No. 151-4 Date: October 21, 1972 Time: 7:15 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 223-12] Request for a call to Charles W. Colson
Conversation No. 151-5 Date: October 21, 1972 Time: 7:26 pm Location: Camp David Study Table The Camp David operator talked with the President. [See Conversation No. 223-13] The President's call to Charles W. Colson -Colson's schedule -Philadelphia
4 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07)
Conversation No. 151-6 Date: Unknown between October 21 and 22, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:24 pm, October 21 and 12:22 am, October 22, 1972 Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 223-14] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 151-7 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: 12:22 am – 12:27 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 223-15] Vietnam negotiations -Hanoi -Public disclosure -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible meeting with North Vietnam -Bien Tien -Anatoliy F. Dobrynin’s previous meeting with Haig -Leonid I. Brezhnev’s message -Haig’s previous call to Dobrynin -Agreement breach -Soviet effort -Compared with 1968 negotiations -Dobrynin’s response
5 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Leaks -[Pham Van Dong] -Kissinger's itinerary -Phnom Penh -Saigon -Meeting with Nguyen Van Thieu -Prospects for success -Haig's call to William P. Rogers -State Department efforts -South Vietnam, South Korea, Thailand -Taiwan, Republic of China -Iran -Time, Washington Post -Leaks -Effect -Press coverage -Proposals -Public reports -Thieu -Issue of coalition government -Wording -The President’s instructions for Kissinger
Conversation No. 151-8 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: Unknown between 9:45 am and 9:57 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 223-17] Request for a call to H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman
6 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Conversation No. 151-9 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: 9:57 am - 10:09 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with H.R. (“Bob”) Haldeman. [See Conversation No. 223-18] The President's schedule -Departure time -The President’s forthcoming radio address -Haldeman's schedule
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Vietnam negotiations -Peace settlement -Alexander M. Haig, Jr.’s previous mood -Setback -Nguyen Van Thieu’s rejection -Henry A. Kissinger -Possible trip to Hanoi -Soviet Union -Blame -Leak of story -Thieu’s reaction -Future settlement -Possible deal with North Vietnam
7 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) -Thieu’s behavior -Thieu’s survival -Impact on US foreign policy -Impact on forthcoming election -Thieu’s behavior -US right -Publicity from Soviet Union and North Vietnam -The President’s view -Vietnam focus -Haldeman’s view -Proposals -Possible accusations from opposing candidates -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Cambodia and Laos -Kissinger’s efforts -Haig's role -Kissinger’s possible trip to North Vietnam -Thieu -W. Ramsey Clark -Election -Chances of settlement -Thieu’s conduct -Possible US response -The President’s view -Haig’s view -Kissinger -The President’s view -Kissinger's work -Soviet Union, Hanoi -Kissinger’s possible trip to Hanoi -Effect on Thieu -Hanoi -Newsweek story -Complexity -Soviet Union -Possible deal -Hanoi’s credibility
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8 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 3 [Personal returnable] [Duration: 3m 13s ]
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Conversation No. 151-10 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: Unknown between 10:09 am and 10:10 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with the Camp David operator. [See Conversation No. 223-19] Request for a call to Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
Conversation No. 151-11 Date: October 22, 1972 Time: 10:10 am - 10:16 am Location: Camp David Study Table The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr. [See Conversation No. 223-20] The President's schedule -Return from Camp David -Meeting with Haig -Executive Office Building [EOB]
9 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Vietnam negotiations -Haig’s call to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin -The President’s possible meeting with Dobrynin -Soviet leak -Evidence -Impact on Nguyen Van Thieu -Future settlement -Time -1972 election deadline -Proposals -Thieu’s future -Military issues -US-Soviet Union relations -The President's schedule -Forthcoming meeting with Haig -Henry A. Kissinger's schedule -Possible trip to Hanoi -The President’s view -W. Ramsey Clark -Prisoners of war [POWs] -Kissinger's schedule -Timing of actions compared with the election -Settlement -Timing compared with the election -Status -Military -Diplomatic -Soviet help -US bombing -South Vietnam’s future -Thieu -Compared with Ngo Dinh Diem -Future US assistance -Possible additional deal with North Vietnam -Political aspect
Conversation No. 151-12
10 NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF Tape Subject Log (rev. Aug-07) Date: October 22, 1972 Time: 11:47 am Location: Camp David Study Table William Hirsch talked with the Camp David operator. Time check