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The Nixon Library has compiled the following list of references to Cambodia during the Nixon Administration:

Note: The following resources are meant to be a starting point for research and not a comprehensive list of materials on the subject. We encourage you to visit the Nixon Library.

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White House Tapes

Please use the Complete Conversations Name List to locate other White House Tape conversations about the administration's foreign policy towards Cambodia.

  • Select Conversations About Secret Bombings (MENU Strikes) against Cambodia

    • Conversation Number: 646-5
      Conversation Date: January 12, 1972
      Participants: Nixon and John Mitchell
      Topic: MENU Strikes

    • Conversation Number: 334-44
      Conversation Date: May 4, 1972
      Participants: Nixon and Kissinger
      Topic: MENU Strikes

    • Conversation Number: 783-18
      Conversation Date: September 19, 1972
      Participants: Nixon and Kissinger
      Topic: MENU Strikes

    • Conversation Number: 559-8
      Conversation Date: August 10, 1971
      Participants: Nixon, Kissinger, and Sirik Matak
      Topic: MENU Strikes

    • Conversation Number: 17-142
      Conversation Date: January 2, 1972
      Participants: Nixon and Kissinger
      Topic: MENU Strikes

Textual Materials

  • White House Special Files: Staff Member and Office Files

    • Buchanan
      • Box 1, January 1970

    • Chapin
      • Notes of Meetings with the President, Box 10, April/May 1970

    • Colson
      • Box 42, Cambodia [with interior folders]
      • Box 44, Cambodia Advance
      • Box 77, Legal Decision Regarding Cambodia

    • Dean
      • Box 44, Kent State

    • Ehrlichman
      • Box 3, 5/21/70
      • Box 3, 5/25/70
      • Box 3, 5/26/70
      • Box 4, 12/29/70
      • Box 18, FBI "Top Secret"
      • Box 19, Foreign Policy, 1970 [Folders 1 of 2]
      • Box 19, Foreign Policy, 1970 [Folders 2 of 2]
      • Box 19, Fulbright Leaks
      • Box 21, Laos

    • Haldeman
      • Daily Diary (Cambodia is mentioned on the following dates in the CD-ROM version of Haldeman’s diary)  [See: Additional Resources for information about Haldeman's Diary]
        • Monday, February 24, 1969 – Brussels
        • Saturday, March 1, 1969
        • Friday, April 18, 1969
        • Saturday, April 19, 1969
        • Monday, March 30, 1970
        • Tuesday, March 31, 1970
        • Sunday, April 5, 1970
        • Monday, April 20, 1970
        • Tuesday, April 21, 1970
        • Wednesday, April 22, 1970
        • Thursday, April 23, 1970
        • Friday, April 24, 1970
        • Sunday, April 26, 1970
        • Monday, April 27, 1970
        • Tuesday, April 28, 1970
        • Wednesday, April 29, 1970
        • Thursday, April 30, 1970
        • Tuesday, May 5, 1970
        • Wednesday, May 6, 1970
        • Thursday, May 7, 1970
        • Sunday May 10, 1970
        • Monday May 11, 1970
        • Tuesday May 12, 1970
        • Thursday May 14, 1970
        • Monday May 18, 1970
        • Tuesday May 19, 1970
        • Wednesday May 20, 1970
        • Monday May 25, 1970
        • Tuesday May 26, 1970
        • Wednesday May 27, 1970
        • Tuesday June 2, 1970
        • Thursday June 4 1970
        • Tuesday June 9, 1970
        • Sunday June 21, 1970
        • Wednesday June 24, 1970
        • Sunday June 21, 1970
        • Tuesday June 30, 1970
        • Wednesday July 15, 1970
        • Saturday August 8, 1970
        • Tuesday September 15, 1970
        • Saturday September 26, 1970
        • Tuesday November 24, 1970
        • Thursday December 3, 1970
        • Friday December 4, 1970
        • Tuesday December 8, 1970
        • Thursday December 10, 1970
        • Friday December 18, 1970
        • Saturday December 19, 1970
        • Saturday December 26, 1970
        • Monday January 4, 1971
        • Friday January 15, 1971
        • Monday January 18, 1971
        • Tuesday January 19, 1971
        • Sunday January 24, 1971
        • Tuesday January 26, 1971
        • Thursday January 28, 1971
        • Friday January 29, 1971
        • Tuesday February 2, 1971
        • Tuesday February 9, 1971
        • Tuesday February 16, 1971
        • Sunday February 28, 1971
        • Thursday March 4, 1971
        • Friday March 5, 1971
        • Thursday May 13, 1971
        • Monday June 28, 1971
        • Wednesday July 21, 1971
        • Saturday October 2, 1971
        • Monday November 1, 1971
        • Friday November 18, 1971
        • Sunday November 19, 1971
        • Tuesday January 25, 1972
        • Monday May 15, 1972
        • Sunday June 18, 1972
        • Sunday October 29, 1972
        • Sunday November 19, 1972
        • Thursday December 7, 1972
        • Tuesday January 23, 1973
        • Tuesday January 30, 1973
        • Friday February 9, 1973
        • Monday March 19, 1973
        • Saturday March 31, 1973
        • Friday April 20, 1973
      • Appointment Log
        • Tuesday March 11, 1969
        • Thursday March 19, 1969
        • Thursday April 30, 1969
        • Sunday May 3, 1970
        • Monday May 18, 1970
        • Wednesday June 3, 1970
        • Thursday June 11, 1970
        • Tuesday June 30, 1970
        • Friday July 10, 1970
        • Tuesday August 4, 1970
        • Thursday November 12, 1970
        • Thursday December 10, 1970
        • Friday December 11, 1970
        • Wednesday December 16, 1970
        • Tuesday December 29, 1970
        • Friday January 8, 1971
        • Friday January 15, 1971
        • Monday January 18, 1971
        • Saturday January 23, 1971
        • Wednesday January 27, 1971
        • Thursday January 28, 1971
        • Tuesday August 10, 1971
        • Monday November 22, 1971
        • Friday December 17, 1971
        • Sunday January 23, 1972
        • Tuesday August 8, 1972
        • Tuesday April 3, 1973
        • Wednesday April 4, 1973
        • Friday April 6, 1973
        • Saturday April 7, 1973
        • Monday April 9, 1973
        • Wednesday April 11, 1973
        • Thursday April 12, 1973
      • Alpha Subject and Chron Files, 1969-1973
        • Box 3, Confidential, 1970
      • Haldeman Notes, Boxes 40-47
        • Box 40, July-Dec '69 [July-Sept. 1969] Part I
        • Box 41, 3/30/70
        • Box 42, 4/20/70-4/21/70
        • Box 42, 4/27/70
        • Box 42, 4/28/70
        • Box 42, 4/29/70
        • Box 42, 4/29/70
        • Box 42, 4/30/70
        • Box 42, 5/1/70
        • Box 42, 5/2/70
        • Box 42, 5/3/70
        • Box 42, 5/4/70
        • Box 42, 5/5/70
        • Box 42, 5/6/70
        • Box 42, 5/7/70
        • Box 42, 5/8/70
        • Box 42, 5/10/70
        • Box 42, 5/11/70
        • Box 42, 5/13/70
        • Box 42, 5/16/70
        • Box 42, 5/17/70
        • Box 42, 5/18/70
        • Box 42, 5/19/70
        • Box 42, 5/20/70 [three items]
        • Box 42, 5/25/70
        • Box 42, 5/26/70
        • Box 42, 5/27/70 [two items]
        • Box 42, 5/27/70
        • Box 42, 6/18/70
        • Box 42, 6/22/70
        • Box 42, 6/24/70
        • Box 42, 7/1/70
        • Box 42, 7/18/70
        • Box 42, 8/8/70
        • Box 43, 1/19/71
        • Box 43, 1/24/71
        • Box 43, 1/29/71
        • Box 43, 1/29/71
        • Box 43, 2/8/71
        • Box 43, 2/9/71
        • Box 43, 2/18/71
        • Box 43, 3/5/71
        • Box 43, 3/6/71
        • Box 43, 6/12/71
        • Box 44, 11/12/71
        • Box 44, 12/10/71
        • Box 45, Handwritten Notes H Misc Material 1972
        • Box 46, 10/21/72
        • Box 47, 1/23/73
        • Box 47, 2/16/73
      • Alphabetical Name Files
        • Box 60, HRH Staff Memos May/June 1970 H-M
        • Box 60, Staff Memos May-June 1970 N-Z
        • Box 62, HRH May-Aug 1970 Magruder 1 of 2
        • Box 64, HRH Staff Memos – HRH Sept 1970 B-C
        • Box 74, Robert Odle 2/71
        • Box 74, Charles Colson 3/71
        • Box 77, Al Haig 4/71
        • Box 99, John Scali 2/72
        • Box 99, Huntsman, Jon
      • Alphabetical Subject Files
        • Box 116, Cambodia [Part I]
        • Box 116, [Cambodia Part II]
        • Box 116, [Cambodia Part III]
        • Box 116, [Cambodia Part IV]
        • Box 117, Cambodian Follow-up
        • Box 149, P's June 3, 1970 Speech [Cambodia]
      • Chron Files
        • Box 252, Lary Higby Files – Handwritten Notes, April 1970
        • Box 253, Larry Higby Files – Handwritten Notes, January 1971
        • Box 281, Larry Higby Files [Misc Correspondence, 1972-73]
        • Box 392, A Study of Public Opinions Regarding President Nixon's 4-30-70 Announcement of His Decision on American Involvement In Cambodia #9448
        • Box 395, Haldeman Memorandums (Chapin)

    • Khachigian
      • Box 1, Khachigian letters to Klein

    • Krogh
      • Box 3, [Memos, July 1970]
      • Box 10, Cambodia – Tax Exclusion Zone [6-24-70]
      • Box 14, Johnson – Brief on Cambodia
      • Box 55, Special Report–The Kent State Tragedy

    • President's Office Files
      • Handwriting Series
        • Box 1, February 1969
        • Box 6, May 1970
        • Box 6, June 1970
        • Box 6, July 1970
        • Box 7, [Aug. 1-15, 1970]
        • Box 7, [Aug. 16-31, 1970]
        • Box 8, [Dec. 1-15, 1970]
        • Box 8, [Dec. 16-31, 1970]
        • Box 21, April 1973
        • Box 22, May 1973
        • Box 22, June 1-15, 1973
        • Box 22, June 16-30, 1973
      • Annotated News Summaries Series
        • Box 31, 7/7/70
        • Box 32, 9/7/70
        • Box 32, 9/9/70
        • Box 32, 10/6/70
        • Box 32,10/26/70
        • Box 32, 11/70
        • Box 32, 11/20/ 70
        • Box 32, 11/30/70
        • Box 32, 12/1/70
        • Box 32, 12/7/70
        • Box 32, 12/12/70
        • Box 32, 12/15/70
        • Box 32, 1/71
        • Box 32, 1/19/71
        • Box 32, 1/21/71
        • Box 32, 1/22/71
        • Box 32, 1/27/71
        • Box 32, 1/31/71
        • Box 32, 2/22/71
        • Box 32, 2/71
        • Box 32, 2/25/71
        • Box 32, 3/1/71
        • Box 33, 5/22/71
        • Box 33, 6/5/71
        • Box 34, 10/11/71
        • Box 34, 10/13/71
        • Box 34, 10/18/71
        • Box 36, 11/18/71
        • Box 36, 11/24/71
        • Box 37, 12/2/71
        • Box 37, 12/6/71
        • Box 37, 1/11/72
        • Box 38, 1/19/72
        • Box 39, 2/3/72
        • Box 39, 3/8/72
        • Box 39, 3/13/72
        • Box 39, 3/20/72
        • Box 39, 3/13/72
        • Box 39, 3/20/72
        • Box 39, 3/21/72
        • Box 39, 3/22/72
        • Box 39, 4/3/72
        • Box 43, 9/14/72
        • Box 45, 10/28/72
        • Box 48, March 1-7, 1973 [1 of 3]
        • Box 48, March 1-7, 1973 [2 of 3]
        • Box 49, March 1-7, 1973 [3 of 3]
      • President's Meeting Series
        • Box 80, Memoranda for the President--Beginning April 26, 1970
        • Box 80, Memoranda for the President--Beginning May 3, 1970
        • Box 80, Memoranda for the President--Beginning May 10, 1970
        • Box 80, Memoranda for the President--Beginning May 17, 1970
        • Box 80, Memoranda for the President--Beginning May 24, 1970
        • Box 81, Memoranda for the President--Beginning June 21, 1970
        • Box 81, Memoranda for the President--Beginning June 7, 1970
        • Box 81, Memoranda for the President--Beginning July 5, 1970
        • Box 81, Memoranda for the President--Beginning August 2, 1970
        • Box 81, Memoranda for the President--Beginning August 9, 1970
        • Box 82, Memoranda for the President--Beginning September 13, 1970
        • Box 82, Memoranda for the President--Beginning September 20, 1970
        • Box 82, Memoranda for the President--Beginning October 11, 1970
        • Box 83, Memoranda for the President--Beginning Nov. 15, 1970
        • Box 83, Memoranda for the President--Beginning December 20, 1970
        • Box 84, Memoranda for the President--Beginning Jan. 24, 1971
        • Box 84, Memoranda for the President--Beginning March 7, 1971
        • Box 86, Memoranda for the President--Beginning Nov. 7, 1971
        • Box 88, Memoranda for the President--Beginning April 9, [1972]
        • Box 92, Memoranda for the President--Beginning Aug.12, [1973]
        • Box 92, Memoranda for the President--Beginning September 2, [1973]
        • Box 93, Memoranda for the President--Beginning Feb 24, [1974]

    • President's Personal Files
      • Box 2, Memos--May 1970
      • Box 2, Memos--December 1970
      • Box 3, Memos--February 1971
      • Box 6, Burger, Warren
      • Box 9, Helms, Richard
      • Box 11, Lon Nol
      • Box 18, Haldeman Person Files – HRH Remarks: "Alumnus of the Year?" [Cambodia Press Coverage]
      • Box 58, April 27, 1970, NSC: Ground Operations in Cambodia
      • Box 58, April 30, 1970, Cambodia Speech and Notes, I [1 of 2]
      • Box 58, April 30, 1970, Cambodia Speech and Notes, I [2 of 2]
      • Box 58, April 30. 1970, Cambodia Speech and Notes, II
      • Box 58, April 20, 1970, Cambodia Speech and Notes, III [1 of 2]
      • Box 58, April 20, 1970, Cambodia Speech and Notes, III [2 of 2]
      • Box 59, May 5, 1970, Notes tCongressional Leaders re Cambodia
      • Box 59, May 8, 1970, Press Conference
      • Box 59, May 27, 1970, Businessmen's Dinner
      • Box 59, June 3, 1970, Cambodia Speech
      • Box 59, June 30, 1970, Report on Cambodia
      • Box 59, July 1, 1970, Conversation with the President, TV--Smith/ Sevareid/ Chancellor
      • Box 59, July 30, 1970, Press Conference
      • Box 62, December 10, 1970, Press Conference--RN Notes
      • Box 65, [February 24, 1971: Television Spot on Foreign Policy Message]
      • Box 65, Thursday, February 25, 1971, Foreign Policy Address
      • Box 88, Monday, August 20, l973, VFW Convention--New Orleans

    • Ziegler
      • Box 4, Aid for Israel and Cambodia
      • Box 5, Laos/Cambodia Press Guidelines, January 19, 1972 - Ziegler, Scali

  • White House Special Files: Subject Files (Confidential Files)
    • Box 5, [CF] C26 Cambodia [1969-70]
    • Box 5, [CF] C26 Cambodia [1971-74]
    • Box 60, [CF] SP 3-86 [Report tNation from WH re Cambodia & Vietnam situation, 4/30/701 [1969-70]
    • Box 60, [CF] SP 3-88 Radi& TV Address by the President on the Cambodian Sanctuary Operation, 6-3-70, WH [1969-70]

  • White House Central Files: Staff Member and Office Files

    • Garment
      • Box 54, Cambodia Bombing Paper
      • Box 120, Kent State

  • White House Central Files: Subject Files, Country Files
    • Box 13, [EX] C26 Cambodia Begin–6/30/1970
    • Box 13, [GEN] C26 Cambodia [1969-70]
    • Box 13, [GEN] C26 Khmer Republic (Cambodia) 1/1/71-
    • Box 13, [GEN] C26 Khmer Republic (Cambodia) 1/1/73-
    • Box 13, [EX] C26 Cambodia 7/1/70-
    • Box 13, [EX] C26 Khmer Republic (Cambodia) 1/1/71


  • National Security Council Files
    • Vietnam Subject Files
      • Box 64, 5-D: Cambodia
      • Box 67, Sihanouk statements on US activities
      • Box 80, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol I Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 80, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol I Folder 2 of 2
      • Box 80, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol II Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 80, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol II Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 81, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol III Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 81, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol III Folder 2 of 2
      • Box 81, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol IV Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 81, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol IV Folder 2 of 2
      • Box 82, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol V
      • Box 82, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol VI Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 82, VIETNAM Operations in Laos and Cambodia Vol VI Folder 2 of 2
      • Box 88, "Post-Mortem: The Role of Cambodia" November 1970
      • Box 88, Diplomatic [Planning book for Cambodia Apr 7 Operation] Folder 1 of 2
      • Box 88, Diplomatic [Planning book for Cambodia Apr 7 Operation] Folder 2 of 2
      • Box 88, Military [Planning book for Cambodia Apr 7 Operation]
      • Box 89, BREAKFAST PLAN
      • Box 103, DINNER
      • Box 103, BREAKFAST
      • Box 103, MENU
      • Box 103, MENU STRIKES
      • Box 103, MENU OPERATIONS
      • Box 103, SNACK
      • Box 103, SUPPER
      • Box 103, DESSERT
      • Box 104, Vol II Vietnam BREAKFAST II
      • Box 104, MENU Strikes [January 1970]
      • Box 104, MENU Strikes [February 1970]
      • Box 104, MENU Strikes [March 1970]
      • Box 104, MENU Strikes [May 1970]
      • Box 104, MENU Strikes November
      • Box 104, SAM Suppression
      • Box 104, Planning for Strikes
      • Box 105, Planning for SNAC BRAVDESSERT COCSNACK COCO
      • Box 105, Planning for Operations: DESSERT BRAVO/SUPPER ALPHA DINNER ECHO
      • Box 105, APPETIZER
      • Box 105, MASTER
      • Box 105, LUNCH
      • Box 105, Sen. Russell and Sen. Stennis Brief – B–52’s Against Cambodia June 11, 1969
      • Box 105, [Operating Authorities and Air Operations]
      • Box 105, Planning for Operations: LUNCH DELTA, SUPPER DESSERT ALPHA
      • Box 105, Planning for Operations: LUNCH COCO, DINNER COCO, DESSERT SNACK
      • Box 105, General Memos on B–52 Strikes in Cambodia
      • Box 122, Cambodia: Kampong Cham Relief Operations
      • Box 105, Proud Deep Protective Reaction Strike
      • Box 105, Cambodia: Chup Plantation Operations
      • Box 123, DINNER [Map]
      • Box 123, Intensified Intelligence Collection in Laos and Cambodia
    • Subject Files
      • Box 334, Items to Discuss with the President, January 5-April 30, 1970, [1 of 3]
      • Box 334, Items to Discuss with the President, January 5-April 30, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 334, Items to Discuss with the President, January 5-April 30, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 335, Items to Discuss with the President, May 1-June 15, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 335, Items to Discuss with the President, May 1-June 15, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 335, Items to Discuss with the President May 1-June 15, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 385, Situation Room Cable Summary Vol. I January 1-April 30, 1970
      • Box 385, Situation Room Cable Summary Vol. II May 1-July 31, 1970
      • Box 406, [Vice President’s Briefing Book Aug 70 – Cambodia]
    • Cambodian Operations (1970)
      • Box 579, Cambodia ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA [April-May 1970]
      • Box 579, Cambodia ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. II [May 1970]
      • Box 580, Cambodia ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. III
      • Box 580, Cambodia ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. IV
      • Box 581, ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. V
      • Box 581, ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. VI July-August 1970
      • Box 582, ACTIONS ON CAMBODIA Vol. VII September 1970-May 1971
      • Box 582, CAMBODIAN SITUATION REPORTS Vol. I May 24, 1970
      • Box 583, CAMBODIAN SITUATION REPORTS Vol. II May 25, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 583, CAMBODIAN SITUATION REPORTS Vol. IIMay 25, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 583, President's APRIL 30 SPEECH CAMBODIA [1970] [1 of 3]
      • Box 583, President's APRIL 30 SPEECH CAMBODIA [1970] [2 of 3]
      • Box 583, President's APRIL 30 SPEECH CAMBODIA [1970] [3 of 3]
      • Box 584, FOREIGN REACTION--PRESIDENT'S SPEECH ON April 30, 1970
      • Box 584, CAMBODIA REACTION--Speech on Cambodia April 30, 1970
      • Box 585, CAMBODIA Mtgs w/ Congressional Committees May 5 [1970]
      • Box 585, CAMBODIA Press Conf. May 8 [1970]
      • Box 585, HAK Meeting with Senators and Representatives May 12, 1970
      • Box 585, CAMBODIA HAK Briefing of Republican Congressmen May 14, 1970
      • Box 585, CAMBODIA/VIETNAM Meeting May 31, 1970
      • Box 585, Cambodia-The President's Speech [I] June 3, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 585, Cambodia-The President's Speech [I] June 3, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 586, Cambodia-The President's Speech [II] June 3, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 586, Cambodia-The President's Speech [II] June 3, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 586, Cambodia Ltrs tHead of State re: Pres's Speech June 3 [1970]
      • Box 586, Reaction to President Nixon's Speech June 3, 1970
      • Box 586, Cambodia-White Paper Final Report June 3, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 586, Cambodia-White Paper Final Report June 3, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 587, BACKGROUND BRIEFING BOOK ON CAMBODIA
      • Box 587, CAMBODIA - Backgrounders & Press Conference.Re: Cambodia (San Clemente) June 26-July 1, 1970
      • Box 587, AIR SUPPORT IN CAMBODIA [1970-1971]
      • Box 588, CAMBODIA Public Disclosure of STATE Telegram [May 1970]
      • Box 588, CAMBODIA [SANITIZED] [May 1970]
      • Box 588, CAMBODIA Guidance on GVN Mil Actys [May 1970]
      • Box 588, HIJACK & DETENTION OF COLUMBIA EAGLE (CAMBODIA)
      • Box 588, CAMBODIA Captured Documents [March 1970]
      • Box 588, CAMBODIAN DEFENSE PLAN [September 1970]
      • Box 589, Cambodia NODIS/KHMER [April-May 1970][1 of 2]
      • Box 589, Cambodia NODIS/KHMER [April-May 1970] [2 of 2]
      • Box 589, Cambodia CHRON VOL. II NODIS/KHMER Thru May 25, 1970
      • Box 589, Cambodia CHRON VOL. III NODIS/KHMER May 26-June 10, 1970
      • Box 590, Cambodia NODIS/KHMER (HAK Copy) [June 1970]
      • Box 590, Cambodia CHRON VOL. III NODIS/KHMER HAK [April-May 1970]
    • Presidential Correspondence 1969-1974
      • Box 749, CAMBODIA Prince Sihanouk Corres.[1969-1974]
      • Box 749, Cambodia MATAK, SIRIK CORRES [1970-71]
      • Box 749, CAMBODIA Lon Nol, Prime Minister [1970]
      • Box 749, Cambodia: President Marshal Lon Nol [1971]
      • Box 750, CAMBODIA President, Marshal Lon Nol [1972]
      • Box 750, Presidential Press Conference
      • Box 906, President’s Briefing Book; [April 18, 1970] (Press Conf?)
      • Box 906, President’s Press Conf [May 7, 1970]
      • Box 907, PRESIDENT’S TV INTERVIEW [Wednesday, July 1, 1970],
      • Box 907, President’s Press Conf; Foreign Policy Briefing July 31, 1970
    • VIP Visits
      • Box 911, CAMBODIA Visit of Sirik Matak PM August 10, 1971 [1 of 2]
      • Box 911, CAMBODIA Visit of Sirik Matak PM August 10, 1971 [2 of 2]
    • Haig Chronological Files
      • Box 965, (Cambodia Operations)
      • Box 965, April 16-30, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 965, April 16-30, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 965, April 16-30, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 1-2, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 1-2, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 1-2, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 13-16, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 13-16, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 13-16, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 966, May 19-22, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 967, May 17-31, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 967, May 17-31, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 967, May 23-July 3, 1970 [1 of 2]
      • Box 967, May 23-July 3, 1970 [2 of 2]
      • Box 967, June 1-10, 1970 [1 of 2]
    • Alexander M. Haig Special File
      • Box 998, Haig Telcons 1970
      • Box 1000, Cambodia [1 of 2]
      • Box 1000, Cambodia [2 of 2]
      • Box 1004, Menu Strikes
      • Box 1010, Vietnam/Cambodia, Gen. Haig's Trip May 19-26, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 1010, Vietnam/Cambodia, Gen. Haig's Trip May 19-26, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 1010, Vietnam/Cambodia, Gen. Haig's Trip May 19-26, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 1010, [Haig's Southeast Asia Trip] January 1970
      • Box 1010, [Haig's Southeast Asia Trip] May 1970
      • Box 1011, December 1970 [Haig's Southeast Asia Trip] [1 of 2]
      • Box 1011, December 1970 [Haig's Southeast Asia Trip] [2 of 2]
      • Box 1011, Haig SEA Trip December 1970 [1 of 4]
      • Box 1011, Haig SEA Trip December 1970 [2 of 4]
      • Box 1011, Haig SEA Trip December 1970 [3 of 4]
      • Box 1011, Haig SEA Trip December 1970 [4 of 4]
      • Box 1012, Haig Trip tSEA December 11-18, 1970 [1 of 3]
      • Box 1012, Haig Trip tSEA December 11-18, 1970 [2 of 3]
      • Box 1012, Haig Trip tSEA December 11-18, 1970 [3 of 3]
      • Box 1012, Haig Trip File - Vietnam, Phnom Penh December 11-18, 1970
      • Box 1022, Gen. Haig Trip Book – Cambodia [1 of 2]
      • Box 1022, Gen. Haig Trip Book – Cambodia [2 of 2]
    • Presidential/HAK MemCons
      • Box 1024, MemCon - The President, Secs State and Defense, and the Attorney General [re: Cambodia/South Vietnam]
      • Box 1024, MemCon - Meeting at San Clemente [re: Cambodia] May 31, 1970

  • Henry A. Kissinger Office Files
    • HAK Administrative and Staff Files
      • Box 11, Cambodia – Cambodian Bombing
      • Box 13, Cambodia
      • Box 16, UN: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
    • HAK Trip Files
      • Box 30, [Dr. Kissinger’s Trip toCambodia, Laos, Vietnam Feb 7-20, 1973]
    • HAK Country Files – Far East
      • Box 84, CAMBODIA – Prince Sihanouk Corres. [1969 Material]
      • Box 84, CAMBODIA (Covert)
      • Box 84, PNOM PENH (Mr. Ladd) [1 of 4]
      • Box 84, PNOM PENH (Mr. Ladd) [2 of 4]
      • Box 85, PNOM PENH (Mr. Ladd) [3 of 4]
      • Box 85, PNOM PENH (Mr. Ladd) [4 of 4]
      • Box 85, PNOM PENH (Mr. Ladd)
      • Box 99, Cambodia Peking Trip Nov 1973

  • Kissinger Telcons
    • Box 1, 3/8/1969, Kissinger and Nixon
    • Box 5, 4/29/1970, Dave Kraxlow and Kissinger
    • Box 5, 4/29/1970, Flanigan and Kissinger
    • Box 5, 5/22/1970, Kissinger and Alsop
    • Box 21, 4/7/1973, Kissinger and Ziegler
    • Box 21, 4/12/1973,Gwertsman and Kissinger
    • Box 21, 7/27/73

  • National Security Council Institutional Files
    • H-028, NSC Meeting Cambodia 5-22-1970
    • H-047, Senior Review Group Cambodia (NSSM 99) 9/15/1970
    • H-048, Senior Review Group - Cambodia (NSSM 99) 10/16/70 [1 of 2]
    • H-048, Senior Review Group - Cambodia (NSSM 99) 10/16/70 [2 of 2]
    • H-056, SRG Meeting Cambodia 6/7/1971
    • H-063, SRG Meeting Cambodia MAP 10/18/1971
    • H-072, WSAG Meeting 3/19/70 P.M. Laos and Cambodia [1 of 2]
    • H-072, WSAG Meeting 3/19/70 P.M. Laos and Cambodia [2 of 2]
    • H-072, WSAG Meeting 3/24/70 Laos and Cambodia
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting 4/14/1970 – 4/23/1970
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia and Laos 4-14-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia and Laos 4-15-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-21-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Laos and Cambodia 4-16-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-23-70 AM & PM
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-24-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-27-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Principals 4-28-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-29-70
    • H-073, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 4-30-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia
    • H-074, WSAG 5-6-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-11-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-12-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-13-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-14-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-19-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 5-20-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting 5-22-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting 5-25-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting 5-27-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-2-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-4-70
    • H-074, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-8-70
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Cambodia
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-9-70
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Jordan 6-11-70
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Jordan and Cambodia 6-12-70
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-15-70
    • H-075, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6-17-70
    • H-076, WSAG Meeting Cambodia
    • H-076, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 11/20/70
    • H-076, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 10/16/70
    • H-077, WSAG and SRG Meeting Cambodia
    • H-077, WSAG & SRG Meeting Middle East; Cambodia 9/10/70
    • H-078, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 8/4/70
    • H-078, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 7/17/70
    • H-078, WSAG Meeting Cambodia & Laos 7/10/70
    • H-078, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6/24/70
    • H-078, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 6/19/70
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 1-17-73
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Southeast Asia 1-24-73
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 10-2-73
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 9-20-73
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 8-10-73
    • H-090, WSAG Meeting Cambodia 8-7-73
    • H-190, NSSM 152 (Mar 72)
    • H-216, NSDM 56
    • H-219, NSDM 89 (Oct 70)

Audiovisual Materials

  • Audio Collections

    • Main Audio File Collection [See Also: Main Audio File Collection Finding Aid]

      Title/Event: "RN Speech Announcing Cambodian Incursion"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: SR # 700429 AT
      Names/Participants:
      Date: April 29, 1970
      Topic/Subject:
      Location: Washington, D.C.
      Producer:
      Restriction(s): PUBLIC DOMAIN
      Provenance:
      Time: 29:00
      Remarks:
      Title/Event: "U.S. Department of State Report, Vol. 3, No. 12"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: SR # 700522 AT
      Names/Participants: Elliot Richardson, Philip Habib, Philip Farley, William Brisk ( University of New Mexico) and Roger Eldridge (Denver University)
      Date: May 22, 1970
      Topic/Subject: The background of and the legal justification for the Cambodian invasion, profile of Philip Habib, the SALT Talks, Inter-American affairs seminar.
      Location: Washington, D.C.
      Producer: State Department Office of Media Services
      Restriction(s): PUBLIC DOMAIN
      Provenance: SMOF: Office of Public Papers and Archives
      Time: 18 m
      Remarks:The original tape was recorded full-track on one mil polyester base at 7.5 ips.

    • White House Communications Agency (WHCA) Sound Recordings Descriptions [See Also: WHCA Sound Recordings Finding Aid]

      File/ID Number: B-084
      Date: 8/28/1970
      Tape Contents: Remarks enroute Phnom Penh, Cambodia-A.F. 2
      Program Time: 20:00
      File/ID Number: E-015
      Date: 5/4/1970
      Tape Contents: Briefing by Don Hankin re the Cambodian situation
      Program Time: 37:00
      File/ID Number: P-700429
      Date: 4/30/1970
      Tape Contents:Televised address on Vietnam and Cambodia
      Program Time: 28:10
      File/ID Number: P-700430
      Date: 4/30/1970
      Tape Contents: Background briefing to Congressmen and Cabinet prior to Cambodian message
      Program Time: 20:00
      File/ID Number: H-306
      Date: 6/3/1970
      Tape Contents:Televised remarks on Cambodia
      Program Time: 16:00
      File/ID Number: P-731107
      Date: 11/15/1973
      Tape Contents: Contents: Photo opportunity with Cambodian FM Long Boret, Brent Scowcroft
      Program Time: 03:00
  • Motion Film Collections

    • Main Motion Film File [See Also: Main Motion Film File Finding Aid]

      Title/Event: "The Cambodian Decision"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MFF MPR# 162 MPPCA
      Names/Participants: President Nixon
      Date:1970
      Topic/Subject: Propaganda film explaining the American Incursion into Cambodia includes segments from President Nixon's Cambodia Speech and ensuing press conference
      Producer: U.S. Information Agency (USIA)
      Restriction(s): Copyright.
      Time: 10 m
      Remarks:Available on videocassette.
      Title/Event: "Nixon Press Conference #14 December 10, 1970"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MFF MPR# 357 MPPCA
      Names/Participants: President Nixon
      Date:December 10, 1970
      Topic/Subject: Vietnam, Cabinet changes, supersonic transport, economy, U.S.-Soviet relations, Aid to Cambodia, and J. Edgar Hoover.
      Producer:
      Restriction(s):
      Time: 35 m
      Remarks:
      Title/Event: "3 June 1970 Speech, AB[-Wind]@ Work Print"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MFF# 616 Format: MPPSKA
      Names/Participants: President Nixon
      Date:December 10, 1970
      Topic/Subject: Department of Defense footage of ammunition, rifles, recoilless rifles, mortars and rice captured during the invasion of Cambodia. This footage was used to illustrate President Nixon's speech on the Cambodian incursion on June 3, 1970.
      Producer: The Department of Defense
      Restriction(s):none, PUBLIC DOMAIN
      Time: 35 m
      Remarks:Color work print (as original) shows light scratching and red shifting.

  • Video Collections

    • Main Video File Collection [See Also: Main VideO File Collection Finding Aid]

      Title/Event: "David Frost Interviews Henry A. Kissinger"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MVF # 10 VCR
      Names/Participants: David Frost and Henry A. Kissinger
      Date: Oct. 11, 1979
      Topic/Subject: Interview spans the years 1969-73, the period covered in Kissinger's memoirs. Subjects discussed include Cambodia, Vietnam, Watergate, and U.S. intervention in Chile.
      Location:
      Producer: NBC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Provenance: Nixon Presidential Materials, National Archives
      Time: 53 mins.
      Remarks:
      Title/Event: "Nixon with Oxford [Union] Students"
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MVF # 071 BETACAM
      Names/Participants:
      Date: Nov. 1978
      Topic/Subject: Nixon speaks for 25 mins. on foreign affairs and problems of the West. He then takes questions from members of the Oxford Debating Union on Vietnam, Cambodia, communism, and Watergate.
      Location:
      Producer:WETA-TV (Washington, D.C.) from WGBH (Boston)
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Provenance: Transfer from WETA-TV quad videotape
      Time: 90 mins.
      Remarks:
      Title/Event: Third Nixon-Frost Interview, Part I of II (3 copies)
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MVF # 097 VCR
      Names/Participants: David Frost and Richard Nixon
      Date: May 19, 1977
      Topic/Subject: Discussion centers on Vietnam: Nixon's attempts to end the war, operations in Cambodia, and the domestic situation during the war (including the Ellsberg case, the "Plumbers," and alleged abuse of Presidential power).
      Location:
      Producer:David Paradine
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Provenance: Nixon Presidential Materials, NARA
      Time: 35 mins.
      Remarks:
      Title/Event: NIGHTLINE with Ted Koppel: Vietnam Ten Years After the U.S. Withdrawal.
      File Designator/ID No./Format: MVF # 133 VCR
      Names/Participants: Newsmen Ted Koppel, Richard Threlkeld, and Charles Gibson, North Vietnamese diplomat Le Duc Tho, Henry Kissinger, and North Vietnam's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nguyen Co Thach.
      Date: April 29, 1985
      Topic/Subject: Koppel and Threlkeld comment as a military parade commemorating North Vietnam's victory over South Vietnam is shown. Le Duc Tho discusses the communist victory in South Vietnam and Vietnam's future, U.S.-Vietnamese relations; the Paris peace talks, including the MIA problem; and Vietnam actions in Cambodia (Kampuchea). Henry Kissinger responds to questions on peace negotiations with North Vietnam, U.S. public perception of Vietnam, North Vietnamese occupation of Kampuchea, news reporting on Vietnam, Le Duc Tho, and MIAs. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for North Vietnam, Nguyen Co Thach, comments on the confidence level of the North Vietnamese government during the war and the 1968 Tet offensive.
      Location:
      Producer: ABC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Provenance: Nixon Presidential Materials, NARA
      Time: 65 mins.
      Remarks:

    • White House Communications Agency (WHCA) Videotape Descriptions  [See Also: WHCA Videotape Finding Aid]

      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3693 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event:Nixon's Cambodia Statement and Commentary AND NBC Commentary
      Date: 4/30/1970 Time of Day: 2100
      Source: WTOP, WRC
      Producer:CBS, NBC
      Restriction(s): President's remarks are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN
      Program Time: 1:00
      Remarks:
      File/ID#:WHCA VTR# 3694 Format: 1 inch A
      Title/Event: Nixon's Cambodia Statement and Commentary
      Date: 4/30/1970 Time of Day: 2100
      Source: WMAL
      Producer: ABC
      Restriction(s): President's remarks are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN; network commentary is subject to COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      Remarks: one inch "Type A"
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3699 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: NBC Special on Cambodia (Frank McGee Report)
      Date: 5/3/1970 Time of Day: 1800
      Source: WRC
      Producer: NBC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3700 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: CBS Special on Cambodia
      Date: 5/3/1970 Time of Day: 2000
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      Remarks:
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3714 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: CBS Special - "Colleges, Cambodia, and Confrontation"
      Date: 5/9/1970 Time of Day: 1900
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#:WHCA VTR# 3741 Format: 1 inch A
      Title/Event:Nixon's Address on Cambodia w/commentary
      Date:6/3/1970 Time of Day: 2100
      Source: WMAL
      Producer: ABC
      Restriction(s): President's remarks are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN; network commentary is subject to COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      Remarks: available only on one inch "Type A" videotape
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3742 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: Nixon's address on Cambodia w/commentary, CBS commentary
      Date: 6/3/1970 Time of Day: 2100
      Source: WRC,WTOP
      Producer: NBC, CBS
      Restriction(s): President's remarks are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN; network commentary is subject to COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3765 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event:"Today" Show with Bob Hope; "Tonight" Show with Bob Hope; AND NBC & CBS Special reports of Pres. Nixon's Cambodia Statement
      Date: 6/30/1970 Time of Day: 0850,2350,1101
      Source: WRC,WRC,WRC,WTOP
      Producer: NBC,NBC,NBC,CBS
      Restriction(s):COPYRIGHT; COPYRIGHT; President's remarks are in the PUBLIC DOMAIN; network commentary is subject to COPYRIGHT.
      Program Time:0:30File/ID# WHCA VTR# 3766 Format: 2 inch
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3786 Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: NBC Special - "Cambodia: Right or Wrong?"
      Date: 7/9/1970 Time of Day: 1930
      Source: WRC
      Producer: NBC
      Restriction(s):COPYRIGHT; COPYRIGHT
      Program Time:1:00
      Weekly News Summary Videotapes

      Each videotape contains copyrighted news stories from evening network news broadcasts.

      Typewritten logs containing abstracts of the contents of these videotapes are available for research in the Moving Image and Sound Research Room (Rm. 4000) at the National Archives at College Park.

Additional Resources

  • Haldeman Diaries CD-ROM
    • The CD-ROM of The Haldeman Diaries is out of print. Copies, however, can be located in libraries, including the National Archives' Library Information Center located on the third floor of the College Park, Maryland, facility.

  • Public Papers of the President
    • President Nixon's public messages, statements, speeches, and news conference remarks Cambodia may be found in the Public Papers of the President.

      The Public Papers are available online:   Search   |   Browse

    • 1969

      195 – Address to the Nation on Vietnam, May 14, 1969

      232 – Joint Statement Following the Meeting with President Thieu, June 8, 1969

    • 1970

      87 – The President's News Conference of March 21, 1970 [Prince Sihanouk]

      139 – Address to the Nation on the Situation in Southeast Asia

      144 – The President's News Conference of May 8, 1970

      175 – Remarks to the Presidential Scholars of 1970. June 4, 1970

      205 – Report on the Cambodian Operation, June 30, 1970

      208 – A Conversation with the President about Foreign Policy, July 1, 1970

    • 1971

      75 – Second Annual Report to the Congress on United States Foreign Policy, February 25, 1971

      61 – The President's New Conference of February 17, 1971

      148 – Special Message to the Congress Proposing Reform of the Foreign Assistance Program April 21, 1971

    • 1972

      56 – Third Annual Report to the Congress on United States Foreign Policy, February 9, 1972

      103 –The President's News Conference of March 24, 1972

    • 1973

      63 – The President's News Conference of March 2, 1973

      139 – Radio Address About the Fourth Annual Foreign Policy Report to the Congress, May 3, 1973

      141 – Fourth Annual Report to the Congress on United States Foreign Policy May 3, 1973

      156 – Which House Statement about COngressional Role in Indochina Peace Efforts May 16, 1973

      188 – Veto of the Supplemental Appropriations Bill Containing a Restriction on United States Air Operations in Cambodia, June 27, 1973

      195 – Statement on Signing the Second Supplemental and Continuing Approprations Bills July 1, 1973

      229 – Letter to the Speaker of the HOuse and the Majority Leader of the Senate About the End of United States Bombing in Cambodia

      236 – The President's New Conference of August 22, 1973

      303 – Special Message to the Congress Requesting Emergency Security Assistance Funding for Israel and Cambodia. October 19, 1973

  • Published Materials
    • Nixon, Richard M. RN: The Memoirs of Richard M. Nixon. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1978.
    • Shawcross, William. Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon, and the Destruction of Cambodia. Cooper University Press, 2002 (revised edition).
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