White House Years
Kissingerís invaluable and lasting contribution to the history of this crucial time. One of the most important books to come out of the Nixon Administration, White House Years covers Henry Kissingerís first four years (1969Ė1973) as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
Among the momentous events recounted in this first volume of Kissingerís timeless memoirs are his secret negotiations with the North Vietnamese in Paris to end the Vietnam War, the Jordan crisis of 1970, the India-Pakistan war of 1971, his back-channel and face-to-face negotiations with Soviet leaders to limit the nuclear arms race, his secret journey to China, and the historic summit meetings in Moscow and Beijing in 1972. He covers major controversies of the period, including events in Laos and Cambodia, his ďpeace is at handĒ press conference and the breakdown of talks with the North Vietnamese that led to the Christmas bombing in 1972. Throughout, Kissinger presents candid portraits of world leaders, including Richard Nixon, Anwar Sadat, Golda Meir, Jordanís King Hussein, Leonid Brezhnev, Chairman Mao and Chou En-lai, Willy Brandt, Charles de Gaulle, and many others.
White House Years is Henry Kissingerís invaluable and lasting contribution to the history of this crucial time.
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Review: The White House YearsUser Review - Enko Khurlee - Goodreads
Too much details and too long. Otherwise it was valuable insight for what goes inside the beltway. Read full review
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Read that book in US history in college. You can read it like a novel!! Read full review
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