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Volume XIV

Volume XIV

Foreign Relations, 1969-1976
Soviet Union, October 1971-May 1972

David C. Geyer
Nina D. Howland
Kent Sieg

General Editor: Edward C. Keefer

United States Government Printing Office


Office of the Historian
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For sale by the U.S. Government Printing Office
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ISBN 0-16-076697-4


Preface (PDF 70 KB)


Sources (PDF 60 KB)


Abbreviations and Terms

 (PDF 53 KB)   

Persons (PDF 61 KB)


To download the entire volume in PDF (5MB) click here.


Document Numbers

Announcement of Summit Through the South Asia Crisis, October 12-December 1971 (PDF 378KB)


Preparing for Moscow and Nixon's Trip to China, January 1-March 29, 1972  (PDF 391KB)


U.S.-Soviet Relations and the Spring Offensive in Vietnam, March 30-April 18, 1972  (PDF 544KB)


Kissinger's Secret Trip to Moscow, April 19-25, 1972  (PDF 727KB)


Summit in the Balance: U.S.-Soviet Relations and the Decision to Mine Haiphong, April 26-May 12, 1972 (PDF 568KB)

Nixon at the Summit, May 13-May 31, 1972  (PDF 1.2MB)


Index (PDF 129KB)



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