Hoang Duc Nha was an American-educated Minister of Information for South Vietnamand cousin and Special Adviser to President Thieuuntil 1974. He lived for three years in the United States in the early 1960s before returning to Vietnam at his mothers request in 1965. He describes finding a dramatically changed country, with a changed government and a large American presence. He offers his impressions of different American leaders, including Presidents Johnson and Nixon. He also recounts many stories surrounding the negotiation of the Paris Peace Accord.