Secret White House Tapes

38–92

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38–92
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Henry A. Kissinger
April 17, 1973
Conversation No. 38-92

Date: April 17, 1973 to April 18, 1973
Time: 11:45 pm - 12:04 am
Location: White House Telephone

The President talked with Henry A. Kissinger.

Entertainment for state dinner

-Francis A. (“Frank”) Sinatra

-F. Edward Hebert

-John O. Pastore


President’s schedule

President’s statement

State visit with Giulio Andreotti


Watergate
-White House staff members

-Possible resignations

-President’s feelings

-Leonard Garment’s suggestions

-Termination H. R. (“Bob”) Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, John W.
Dean, III

-John N. Mitchell’s culpability

-Haldeman

-Possible resignation

-Dean’s motivation

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. January-2011)

Conversation No. 38-92 (cont’d)

-Presidency

-President’s knowledge

-Meeting with Dean on March 21, 1973

-Possible resignation by President

-Spiro T. Agnew

-Effect

-President’s mood at State Dinner

-Mrs. Raymond R. Guest’s comment

-Effect on President

-Haldeman
-Ehrlichman

-Haldeman, Ehrlichman and Dean

-Garment’s view

-Evidence

-Possible resignations


President’s schedule
-Andreotti
-Meeting with President
-Bipartisan congressional leaders meeting

-Emigration of Soviet Jews

-Message from Soviet Union

-Possible effects

-Summit

-Arms control

-Responsibility

-Jewish leaders

-Timing

-Strategy with Soviet Union

-Compared with John T. Downey’s release

-Soviet emigration policy

-Summit meeting

Most favored nation [MFN] status

-Congressmen

Watergate
President’s role in history
-Charges against administration
-Haldeman
-Dean
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. January-2011)

Conversation No. 38-92 (cont’d)

-Immunity

-Credibility

-Ronald L. Ziegler

-Effects on President

-President’s knowledge

-Foreign policy activities

-1972 Campaign


Vietnam War
-John C. Stennis

-Bombing

-Laos and Cambodia

-North Vietnam

-Kissinger’s meeting


Haldeman and Ehrlichman

State Dinner

-Sinatra


Watergate

-Garment

-Evidence against White House staff

-President’s opponents’ reaction

-New York Times and Washington Post

-Compared with Teapot Dome

-Need for full disclosure
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