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Kissinger

1973, the crucial year

by Alistair Horne

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kissinger, Henry, -- 1923-,
  • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography,
  • Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1969-1974

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlistair Horne.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.K58 H67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696821M
    ISBN 109780743272834
    LC Control Number2008052286

    Among the works that first brought Henry Kissinger to academic acclaim was "A World Restored," his s book about how the greatest diplomats of Europe met at the Congress of Vienna to restore order to a continent shattered by the Napoleonic Wars.   The Top 10 Most Inhuman Henry Kissinger Quotes. by Ap Febru Written by Fred Branfman / AlterNet Ap Febru

      Kissinger first achieved widespread fame in academic circles with his book Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy, opposing President Dwight Eisenhower's policy of holding out the threat of. Seymour Hersh's book on Mr. Kissinger, "The Price of Power," brought Richard Allen, Mr. Nixon's foreign policy adviser, into the story. Mr. Hersh claimed that Mr. Kissinger had given Mr. Allen inside information on secret peace talks with the North Vietnamese in Paris, conducted by Averell Harriman in the last months of the Johnson Administration.

    He is non-partisan throughout this long, detailed book; often pointing out mistakes and miscalculations of his own as well as others. The book is written with continuous, rigorous attention to details in light of the current events of the time and the personalities involved. . Below is an excerpt of Kissinger’s new book. Prologue IN OCTOBER , China’s revolutionary leader Mao Zedong summoned his top military and political commanders to meet with him in Beijing.


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