Secret White House Tapes

31–115

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31–115
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Alexander M. Haig
October 18, 1972
Conversation No. 31-115

Date: October 18, 1972
Time: 9:03 am - 9:07 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

[See Conversation No. 369-9A]

Vietnam settlement
-Henry A. Kissinger’s message
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Tape Subject Log
(rev. Oct-06)

-Kissinger’s possible trip to Vientiane
-The President’s view
-Possible trip to Hanoi
-Status
-Kissinger’s memorandum
-The President’s view
-Issues
-Nguyen Van Thieu’s cooperation
-Military action by US
-Saigon
-The President’s view
-Haig’s talk with Melvin R. Laird
-Possible ceasefire
-US bombing
-Timing
-South Vietnamese military action
-Lt. Gen. Nguyen Van Minh
-Haig’s view
-Kissinger’s possible action
-Timing
-Forthcoming US presidential election
-Possible consequences of failure for North Vietnamese
-South Vietnamese military position
-Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
-Use of air power
-US air support
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