Date: October 22, 1972

Time: 10:10 am – 10:16 am

Location: Camp David Study Table

The President talked with Alexander M. Haig, Jr.

[See Conversation No. 223-20]

The President’s schedule

-Return from Camp David

-Meeting with Haig

-Executive Office Building [EOB]



Tape Subject Log

(rev. Oct-06)

Vietnam negotiations

-Haig’s call to Anatoliy F. Dobrynin

-The President’s possible meeting with Dobrynin

-Soviet leak


-Impact on Nguyen Van Thieu

-Future settlement


-1972 election deadline


-Thieu’s future

-Military issues

-US-Soviet Union relations

-The President’s schedule

-Forthcoming meeting with Haig

-Henry A. Kissinger’s schedule

-Possible trip to Hanoi

-The President’s view

-W. Ramsey Clark

-Prisoners of war [POWs]

-Kissinger’s schedule

-Timing of actions compared with the election


-Timing compared with the election




-Soviet help

-US bombing

-South Vietnam’s future


-Compared with Ngo Dinh Diem

-Future US assistance

-Possible additional deal with North Vietnam

-Political aspect