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Hours: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 11am - 5pm

Date: June 12, 1973

Time: 11:17 am – 11:31 am

Location: Oval Office

The President met with Gen. Brent G. Scowcroft.

Vietnam negotiations

-Henry A. Kissinger’s meeting in Paris

-South Vietnam’s position

-Elections article in communiqué

-Terminology

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-Wording of possible communiqué

-Statement on elections

-Scowcroft’s conversation with ambassador Tran Kim Phoung, June 13, 1973

-Validity of agreement

-Scowcroft’s forthcoming telephone call to Phoung

-President’s views

-Elections article

-Nguyen Van Thieu

-Letter

-Possible Congressional response

-North Vietnam

-Missing in Action [MIA]

-President’s possible statement

-Timing

-Kissinger

-Paris

-Kissinger

-Two-party document

-Value

-Potential failure to reach agreement

-Possible duration

-Popular interest

-Prisoners of War [POWs]

-Draft

-Forthcoming Leonid I. Brezhnev visit

-Implications of possible failure

-Congress

-Thailand, Cambodia, Laos

-Survival of South Vietnam

-Army

-Status of Paris meeting

-Communiqué

-South Vietnam’s view

-Elections

-Zones of control

-Partitions

-Psychology

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-US neo-isolationism

-Impact on Europe

-Defense spending

-Effects

-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]

-President’s conversation with Phuong

-President’s messages to Thieu

-Congressional support

-Phuong’s role

-Kissinger’s meeting in Paris

-Communiqué

-North Vietnam

-Possible failure

-Congressional response

-North Vietnam’s depiction of meeting

-South Vietnam’s position

-Henry M. (“Scoop”) Jackson

-Outcome

-Informing President

Scowcroft left at 11:31 am.