Secret White House Tapes

929–14

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929–14
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Henry A. Kissinger
  • Chu Mu-chih
  • Wang Chen
  • Li Po-ti
  • Pu Chao-min
  • Wang Hsi
  • Lan Tuz-an
  • Li Ch'in
  • Wang Fei
  • Shen Ping-chieh
  • Chiang Cheng-tsung
  • Chao Chi-hua
  • Chang Ya-hsin
  • Yu Kuang-hua
  • Yao Wei
  • William Hornby
  • Wilbur Elston
  • Warren Phillips
  • I. William Hill
  • Arthur C. Deck
  • Charles Rowe
May 29, 1973
Conversation No. 929-14

Date: May 29, 1973
Time: 3:11 pm - 3:36 pm
Location: Oval Office

The President met with Henry A. Kissinger.
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2011)

Conversation No. 929-14 (cont’d)


Watergate
Kissinger’s previous press briefing

-Wiretaps

-Leaks

-Year of Europe

Wiretap question

-Answer
-Necessity

Chu Mu-chih, Wang Chen, Li Po-ti, Pu Chao-min, Chang Ch’ang-hai, Wang Cheng-lung, Hsiao
Hang, Wang Hsi, Lan Tzu-an, Li Ch’in, Wang Fei, Shen Ping-chieh, Chang Tao, Chang Chi-
hsin, Chiang Cheng-tsung, Chao Chi-hua, Chang Ya-hsin, Yu Kuang-hua, Yao Wei, Hsieh Wen-
ch’ing, Yu Chung-ch’ing, Robert White, William Hornby, Wilbur Elston, Warren Phillips, I.
William Hill, Arthur C. Deck, Norman Isaacs, Charles Rowe, Robert Fichenberg, John Hughes,
Michael J. Ogden, James Clendinen, William Dickinson, William Giles, Jan Berris and Charlotte
Saikowski entered at 3:14 pm.

President’s schedule

-Press


Introductions

-Official welcome


Object

-Peking

-President’s travels


People’s Republic of China [PRC] journalists’ schedule

-US travel

-Dinner with Ronald L. Ziegler and Herbert G. Klein

-White House tour


US-PRC relations
-PRC visitors to US

-Doctors

-Ping-ping players

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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Tape Subject Log
(rev. July-2011)

Conversation No. 929-14 (cont’d)

-Gymnasts
-Importance of journalists
-New US-PRC relationship
-Mutual understanding
-Role of press
-PRC
-US
-Hospitality
-Importance in world history

-World War II

-Leadership

-Risk of confrontation
-Benefits for children
-President’s continuing relationship with Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai
-Opinion of US population
-Differences in forms of government philosophy
-Goal of administration
-Development of relationship

Presentation of gifts by President
-Momento
-Objectivity
-Pen
-Bills
-Congress
-Box

US-PRC relations
-PRC journalists’ visit
-Pens
-Roosevelt room
-Hallway
-Date of David K. E. Bruce’s arrival in PRC
-Date of arrival of Huang Chen
-Journalists’ meeting with President

President’s schedule
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NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM


Tape Subject Log

(rev. July-2011)

Conversation No. 929-14 (cont’d)

-Journalists’ visit
-President’s wishes for Mao Tse-tung and Chen En-lai
-Possible visit to PRC
-Second term

PRC journalists’ visit

-Pens

-Roosevelt room

-Hallway


Kissinger et al. left at 3:36 pm.
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