Secret White House Tapes

834–10

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834–10
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Dong Jo Kim
  • Kim Chong-pil
  • Henry Sullivan
  • Oliver F. "Ollie" Atkins
  • Stephen B. Bull
January 5, 1973
Conversation No. 834-10

Date: January 5, 1973
Time: Unknown between 2:31 pm and 3:03 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Kim Chong-pil, Kim Yong-sik, Dong Jo Kim, Col. Richard T. Kennedy,
Carl Han and, Henry Sullivan; the White House photographer was present at the beginning of the
meeting.

Introductions
-Kim Chong-pil
-Kim Yong-sik
-Dong Jo Kim
-Carl Han
-Henry Sullivan

The President's victory in 1972

Harry S. Truman

Kim's journey
-Truman's funeral

Truman's commitment of US troops to Korea
-Survival of Republic of Korea [ROK]
-Strength

US - South Korean relations
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Feb.-09)

Conversation No. 834-10 (cont’d)

-Negotiations with North Koreans
-US support for ROK
-Meeting with Park Chung Hee in San Francisco
-Future meeting
-Continued contact
-The President's travel plans
-Japan, Korea
-Korean people
-Internal Korean situation
-Status
-Communists
-Constitution amendment
-ROK support for US efforts
-ROK objective
-North Korean discussions
-US role
-Changes
-Communists
Interference
-Communication

Kim Il-Sung
-Objectives
-Intentions

ROK forces
-Modernization
-Forces in Vietnam

Vietnam
-Negotiations
-Consultations with ROK
-Role of ROK
-Goal of negotiations
-Congress
-War's impact on funds for ROK
-ROK support for settlement
-Communists
-Negotiations
-South Vietnam
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Feb.-09)

Conversation No. 834-10 (cont’d)

-US withdrawal

ROK support for resolution of Vietnam conflict

The President's schedule

ROK internal affairs
-Park's actions

Bull entered at an unknown time prior to 3:00 pm.

Presidential gifts

Kim, et al., (except for Bull) left at 3:00 pm.

The President's schedule
-John Lynch

Bull left at an unknown time before 3:03 pm.
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