Friday, April 16, 1971 - 10:26am
Richard Nixon, Manolo Sanchez
White House Telephone


Manolo Sanchez: Hello?

Operator: Mr. President?

Sanchez: Yeah, no, it's me, Manolo.1

Operator: Oh, listen, I have Dr. Kissinger2 for him now.

Sanchez: Oh, OK, [away from the phone] sir, Dr. Kissinger, sir. Just two minutes.

Operator: Mmm-hmm, thank you.

Sanchez: Listen, [unclear].

President Nixon: [away from phone] [unclear] call him back [unclear].

Sanchez: Operator?

Operator: Yes.

Sanchez: Please, tell him call back in ten minutes, please.

Operator: In ten minutes.

Sanchez: Yes, sir.

Operator: OK, fine.

Sanchez: Thank you.

Operator: Bye.


1 Manolo Sanchez was the president's valet. (↑)

2 Henry A. Kissinger was national security adviser. (↑)

Original tape courtesy of the Nixon Library. This transcript is a working draft. Please let us know if you find important errors.