Secret White House Tapes

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862–9
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • Stephen B. Bull
February 23, 1973
Conversation No. 862-9

Date: February 23, 1973
Time: 11:14 am - 11:21 am
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.

President's previous meeting on international conference
-Enthusiasm
-William J. Porter
-William H. Sullivan

Kissinger's meeting with William P. Clements
-Laos and Cambodia
-Clements's qualities
-Toughness
-Loyalty

J. William Middendorf
-Appointment
-International Security Affairs [ISA]
-President’s view
-Loyalty
-Intelligence
-Loyalty compared with intelligence

Stephen B. Bull entered at an unknown time after 11:14 am.

President's schedule
-Telephone call
-Next meeting
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Jan.-10)
Conversation No. 862-9 (cont’d)



-Kissinger’s presence

Bull left at an unknown time before 11:21 am.

William P. Rogers
-Egypt’s visit [Hafez Ismail]
-Authorization to speak for administration
-Dealings with Israel
-Firmness
-Kissinger’s concern
-US-Egypt relations
-Spokesman
-President’s concerns
-Memorandum
-Rogers
-Golda Meir
-Hard-line
-Election
-Timing of settlement
-Meir’s visit
-Yitzhak Rabin
-Kissinger’s conversation
-Private negotiations
-Israel’s concessions
-Egypt’s position
-Kissinger

Middle East
-State Department
-Problems
-Options
-Negotiation strategy
-Compared with Strategic Arms Limitation Talks [SALT], Vietnam

Laos and Cambodia
-Rogers
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. Jan.-10)
Conversation No. 862-9 (cont’d)



-State Department
-Attacks
-Sullivan
-Porter
-Kenneth D. Rush
-Sullivan
-Loyalty to administration

Meeting with Egypt
-Kissinger’s schedule
-Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft’s schedule
-Photograph

Kissinger left at 11:21 am.
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