393. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger) to Secretary of State Rogers1


  • War Powers Legislation

The President has considered various approaches to the War Powers legislation now under consideration in the Congress and has decided that Congressman Clement Zablocki should be informed that any compromise on this legislation that includes a specification of the President’s war powers or a time limitation on their exercise would be unacceptable. Would you please arrange to have Congressman Zablocki so informed.

Henry A. Kissinger
  1. Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Subject Files, Box 316, Congressional, Vol. 6. No classification marking.