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Transcript of Telephone Conversation, Washington, January 22, 1970, 8:05 p.m.

US Government State Department


Washington, January 22, 1970, 8:05 p.m.

In a conversation with Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Kissinger, Senator Edward Kennedy expressed concern over the possibility that 30 to 60 percent of Biafrans might die. Kissinger expressed his frustration at bureaucratic obstacles and African sensitivities.

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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