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Nixon, Kissinger, and Haldeman on John Kerry

In this Oval Office discussion, Nixon and his advisers discuss recent press coverage of the anti-war group, Vietnam Veterans Against the War. They were particularly impressed by the performance of John F. Kerry before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the previous day.

Kerry's testimony had included sharp accusations of what he said were war crimes being committed on a daily basis by U.S. troops with full awareness of officers at all levels of command.

Date:  Apr 23, 1971
Time:  09:28
Participants:  Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Bob Haldeman
Conversation Number:  487-001

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