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Transcript of Telephone Conversation, Washington, January 15, 1970, 6:10 p.m.

US Government State Department


Washington, January 15, 1970, 6:10 p.m.

Kissinger told Nixon that Cousins felt the President could gain prestige with groups not usually accessible to him by stressing humanitarian relief to Biafra. Nixon indicated he wanted to be sure that the USG took a leadership role on humanitarian problems.

Source: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Kissinger Papers, Box 361, Telephone Conversations, Chronological File. No classification marking.

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Editor: Azuka Nzegwu.

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