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833–13
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Alexander M. Haig
  • Melvin R. Laird
  • William P. Rogers
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • Thomas H. Moorer
  • Robert F. Froehlke
  • Gen. Creighton
  • LT. COL.
  • Patricia Haig
  • Alonzo Fox
  • Brian Haig
  • Frank Haig
  • Edward B. Meredith
  • George Meredith
  • Rose Mary Woods
  • Stephen B. Bull
  • Oliver F. "Ollie" Atkins
January 4, 1973
Conversation No. 833-13

Date: January 4, 1973
Time: Unknown between 11:37am and 11:48 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with the following persons at 11:37 a.m.: Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Melvin R.
Laird, William P. Rogers, Henry A. Kissinger, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, Robert F. Froehlke,
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Feb-09)

Conversation No. 833-13 (cont’d)

Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr., Brig. Gen. Brent G.Scowcroft, Col. William L. Golden, Mrs.
Alexander M. Haig, Sr., Patricia Haig, Lt. Gen. Alonzo Fox, Ret., Alexander M. Haig, III, Cadet
Brian Haig, Barbara Haig, Father Frank Haig, Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Meredith, Mrs. Geroge
Meredith, Rose Mary Woods, Stephen B. Bull, members of the press and the White House
photographr were present at the beginning of the meeting.

[General conversation]

Photographs
-Positions
-Moorer
-Rogers
-Laird
-Citation reading
-Haig family

Defense Distinguished Medal
-Haig
-Reading of citation
-Congratulations

[Camera noise]

Haig’s achievements
-White House work
-Four stars
-Soldier statesman tradition
-Trips abroad
-Peoples Republic of China [PRC]
-Qualities
-Military command
-Statesmanship

[Applause]

[General conversation]

Introductions
-Haig Family
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Feb-09)

Conversation No. 833-13 (cont’d)

Photographs

Haig’s responsibilities
-Kissinger’s travel

Patricia Haig
-Presidential gift

Photographs
-Placement of guests
-Abrams

Haig’s departure
-Trip on the Sequoia
-Quarters
-Fort Myer
-Car
-House

Haig et al. left at 11:48 am.
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