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773–12
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • UNKNOWN
  • Stephen B. Bull
September 8, 1972
Conversation No. 773-12

Date: September 8, 1972
Time: 11:49 am - 12:12 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.

The President's meeting with Gen. Marader Panggabean

George S. McGovern
-Statement

An unknown man entered at an unknown time after 11:49 am.

Refreshment

The unknown man left at an unknown time before 12:12 pm.

Rowland Evans
-Recent telephone conversation with Kissinger
-McGovern
-The President
-Israeli issue

Foreign affairs
-The Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich, Germany
-News summary
-Marvin L. Kalb
-The President’s actions
-McGovern’s position
-The President’s view
-Kissinger’s view
-US–Egypt relations

Israel
-Lebanon
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Tape Subject Log
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-Border
-McGovern’s statement

US-Soviet Union relations
-Secrecy of negotiations
-Clarence G. Palmby
-Resignation after deal
-Amount of grain purchased from US
-Negotiations
-Price

Israel
-McGovern
-The President’s telephone conversation with Leonard Garment
-Appearance before rabbis
-The President’s view
-Possible Jewish reactions
-Kissinger’s view

US–Soviet Union relations
-Soviet troops
-Egypt
-US position

US–Egypt relations
-Negotiations
-State Department position
-Anwar el-Sadat
-Negotiations with US
-State Department relations
-Kissinger’s actions
-Timing
-Sadat’s assistant to the United Nations [UN] delegation
-New York
-Israel
-Kissinger
-Forthcoming meeting
-Timing
-Effect on Egypt

Murder of Israeli athletes at Olympic Games in Munich,
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Tape Subject Log
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Germany
-Public relations
-Kissinger’s view of the President’s actions


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 2m 17s ]


END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 2

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The People’s Republic of China [PRC]
-Political figures traveling to PRC
-Michael J. Mansfield
-Bipartisan delegation
-Hugh Scott, Charles H. Percy
-Number of people on trip
-Mansfield
-Mansfield
-Reasons
-Senate Foreign Relations Committee
-Date of trip
-Timing
-1972 Election Day
-Announcement of trip
-Visit with the President
-Mansfield’s position


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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4
[Personal returnable]
[Duration: 1m 8s ]
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END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 4

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US–India relations
-Debt relief
-Amount
-Kissinger’s efforts

The hydrofoil presented to the President by Leonid I. Brezhnev
-Anatoliy F. Dobrynin
-Rug
-Wood carvings
-Letter
-Pictures
-Oliver F. (“Ollie”) Atkins

US–Soviet Union relations
-Negotiations
-Letter to the President
-Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions [MBFR]
-William P. Rogers
-Peter G. Peterson, Peter M. Flanigan
-Draft communique
-Negotiations
-Trade agreements
-Wording
-Future negotiations
-Summit
-Timing
-Effect of 1972 election
-US consulate building in Leningrad
-Construction
-Dobrynin
-Brezhnev
-Soviet Union consulate in San Francisco

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BEGIN WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5
[National Security]
[Duration: 9s ]

-US – SOVIET UNION RELATIONS

END WITHDRAWN ITEM NO. 5

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-Le Duc Tho
-Trip to Moscow

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:49 am.

The president’s schedule
-Robert L.F. Sikes

Bull left at an unknown time before 12:12 am.

Kissinger’s trip to visit PRC
-New York

US–Soviet Union relations
-Trade negotiations
-Agreement
-Flanigan and Peterson
-Amount of money
-Lend-lease
-Export-Import bank
-Delegation to US
-Conclusion of comprehensive trade agreement
-Gasoline
-David Rockefeller and private credit
-European Security Conference
-MFBR
-Announcements of two conferences
-Date
-Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT] II
-Date for negotiations
-Announcement
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Tape Subject Log
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-SALT
-Kissinger’s conversation with Mansfield
-Senate ratification
-Meeting between the President and Andrei A. Gromyko
-Senate ratification
-Signing ceremony
-Gromyko’s possible attendance
-William P. Rogers’s possible attendance
-The President’s schedule
-Gromyko
-Sir Alexander F. (“Alec”) Douglas-Home
-Date for Gromyko’s visit
-Timing
-Gromyko’s preferences
-The President’s schedule
-Trip to California
-Return date
-Dinner with Gromyko
-Date
-Meeting
-Time
-Type
-Discussions
-Rogers
-Dobrynin
-Yuli M. Vorontsov
-Number of people
-The President’s view
-Trade announcement
-Date
-Senate ratification of SALT
-European Security Conference
-SALT
-Announcement
-Date
-1972 election
-Trade and SALT announcements
-MBFR
-Maritime agreement
-Trade and SALT announcements
-Impact
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-MBFR
-The President’s view
-Timing of announcements
-European Security Conference
-Date

Vietnam
-Nguyen Van Thieu
-Louis P. Harris poll
-Administration policy
-Bombing
-Peace settlement
-Cease-fire

Kissinger left at 12:12 pm.
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