Secret White House Tapes

258–10

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258–10
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • John N. Mitchell
  • Henry A. Kissinger
June 14, 1971
Conversation No. 258-10

Date: June 14, 1971
Time: Unknown between 7:19 pm and 7:37 pm
Location: Executive Office Building

The President talked with John N. Mitchell

[Conversation No. 258-10A]

[See Conversation No. 5-70]

Henry A. Kissinger entered at an unknown time after 7:19 pm and talked with Mitchell

[End of telephone conversation]

Mitchell

Pentagon Papers
-Prosecution of the New York Times
-Criticism of President’s action
-Robert A. Taft, Jr.
-Effect on negotiations
-Meeting of the President and Congressional leaders
-Attitudes
-Gerald R. Ford
-Leslie C. Arends
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/08)



-Incentive to Hanoi
-Upcoming projects
-North Vietnamese incentives
-South Vietnamese elections


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1
[National Security]
[Duration: 20s ]


PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA [PRC]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 1

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US-Soviet relations
-William P. Rogers
-General Alexander M. Haig, Jr.
-Soviet rhetoric
-Party elections
-Substance
-Theory versus practice
-Aleksei N. Kosygin line
-Nikolai V. Podgorny and Leonid I. Brezhnev line

Vietnam negotiations
-Meeting between the President, Kissinger, and Ellsworth F. Bunker

Kissinger’s Asia trip
-Previous meeting with Lakshmi Kant Jha
-Kissinger’s comments
-Press coverage
-Effect
-Rogers’ role
-Delhi, India
-Pakistan
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL MATERIALS STAFF

Tape Subject Log
(rev. 10/08)



-Other stops
-Saigon
-General Nguyen Van Thieu
-Bangkok
-Cambodia
-Agha Muhommad Yahya Khan
-Democratic response
-Relation to Soviet relations Conv. No. 258-10 (cont.)
-Role of PRC “issue”
-[David] Kenneth Rush
-Role of “Soviet” issue compared with Vietnam
-Clearance of communique versions
-President’s schedule
-Kissinger’s schedule
-Lyndon B. Johnson
-Chinese
-Price for normalization of relations
-Bureaucratic problems
-Communication with Thieu
-State Department compared with the White House
-India-Pakistan; Laos, Cambodia

Meeting between the President, Bunker, and Kissinger

Kissinger left at an unknown time before 7:37 pm
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