1. Introduction
    1. Audio
  2. Chapter I
    1. Audio
    2. Video
    3. Text
  3. Chapter II
    1. Audio
    2. Video
    3. Text
  4. Chapter III
    1. Audio
    2. Video
    3. Text
  5. Chapter IV
  6. Chapter V
    1. Audio
    2. Text
  7. Conclusion
  8. Appendix
    1. Audio
    2. Video
    3. Text
    4. Photo Gallery

Appendix - Documents

This section contains other primary source documents which were used to create this exhibition. Sources include letters, cables, Memcons, and Memos from this time period.

Letter: President Nixon to President Thieu

Date: December 17, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, President Thieu

Description: In this letter President Nixon warns President Thieu that the United States will sign a peace agreement without him.

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Letter: President Nixon to President Thieu

Date: January 17, 1973

Participants: President Nixon, President Thieu

Description: In this letter President Nixon assures President Thieu that the United States will stand by him and South Vietnam.

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Cable: H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: November 30, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger, H.R. ("Bob") Haldeman

Description: In this cable President Nixon voices his displeasure with the lack of progress in the negotiations.

View File: Cable: TOHAK 49 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: November 24, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon gives further instructions to Kissinger.

View File: Cable: HAKTO 84 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: November 30, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable Kissinger sends along a letter from President Thieu to President Nixon.

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Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 4, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon instructs Kissinger to pursue Option 2.

View File: Cable: TOHAK 28 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: December 5, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable Kissinger recommends an increase in bombing if the negotiations breakdown and for the President to address the nation.

View File: Cable: HAKTO 13 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: December 6, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable Kissinger updates President Nixon on the status of the negotiations.

View File: Cable: HAKTO 6 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: December 7, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable Kissinger informs the President that the negotiations have reached a critical point.

View File: Cable: HAKTO 24 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 7, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon instructs Kissinger to push for a settlement.

View File: Cable: TOHAK 90 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 4, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon gives Kissinger praise for his hard work in the negotiations.

View File: Cable: TOHAK 125 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 12, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon instructs Kissinger to return on December 13 if a settlement is not reached.

View File: Cable: TOHAK 168 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 12, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable President Nixon .

View File: Cable: TOHAK 173 (to download right click and select save as...)

Cable: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: January 9, 1973

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this cable Kissinger informs the President that they have reached a major breakthrough in the negotiations.

View File: Cable: HAKTO 1-9-73 (to download right click and select save as...)

Memo: Henry A. Kissinger to President Nixon

Date: November 25, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this memo Kissinger updates President Nixon on the negotiations and includes the most recent draft of the proposed agreement.

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Memcon: President Nixon meets with the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Date: November 30, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger, Alexander M. Haig, Joint Chiefs of Staff

Description: In this meeting President Nixon and the JCS discuss the negotiations and possible military responses.

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Memo: Melvin R. Laird, David Kenneth Rush, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer to President Nixon

Date: November 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Melvin R. Laird, David Kenneth Rush, Adm. Thomas H. Moorer

Description: In this memo Laird urges President Nixon to accept the agreement.

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Memo: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 1, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this memo President Nixon gives Kissinger his instructions for the next round of negotiations.

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Memo: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 15, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this memo President Nixon gives Kissinger instructions on what to say in his December 16, 1972 press conference.

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Memo: President Nixon to Henry A. Kissinger

Date: December 16, 1972

Participants: President Nixon, Henry A. Kissinger

Description: In this memo President Nixon gives Kissinger some final instructions for his press conference.

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