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Bob Haldeman's Audio Diary Entry on Nixon's Plans for Withdrawal from Vietnam

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Participants: Bob Haldeman                  
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In the December 21, 1970, entry of his tape recorded diary, White House Chief of Staff H.R. "Bob" Haldeman recorded how National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger tried to convince Richard Nixon out of withdrawing the last American combat troops from Vietnam by the end of 1971. Kissinger proposed delaying the withdrawal until after the 1972 presidential election.

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