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VIETNAM HENRY KISSINGER SOUND ROLL 467, TAPE 1, SIDE 1 Vietnam Project for WGBH. This is April 17, 1982. This is an interview with Kissinger. Production number TVP 013. Has a reference minus eight db zero. And there's a hiss for azimuth alignment. Sound roll 467. This will be picture roll 2462, , but I didn't feel strongly about it one way or another. Probably I, like most others, was leaning towards supporting the involvement, but I didn't examine it. In 1965 I went to Vietnam as a consultant to Ambassador Lodge and had an opportunity to travel around the country and I, . Beep, Beep, Beep. End of SR 467. Tape 1, Side 1. VIETNAM HENRY KISSINGER SOUND ROLL 468, TAPE 1, SIDE 2 This is April 17, 1982. Continuing interview with Dr. Kissinger for Vietnam Project. Production TVP
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Henry Kissinger’s involvement with Vietnam started before he was Nixon’s National Security Advisor. While at Harvard, Kissinger was a consultant on foreign policy to both the White House and State Department and in a 1973 peace agreement, Kissinger helped mediate between Washington and Hanoi. In this interview Kissinger recalls the period before he joined the Nixon White House and how he did not question the United States involvement in Vietnam... more
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04/17/1982
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March 1964
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March 1964
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Frederick Nolting was Ambassador to South Vietnam from 1961 – 1963. Appointed by President Kennedy, he became closely associated with Ngo Dinh Diem. As the United States sought to distance itself from Diem, Nolting was replaced by Henry Cabot Lodge. Mr. Nolting describes the early days of his assignment, including the visit from Vice-President Johnson and the Taylor-Rostow mission... more
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04/30/1981
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Vietnam: A Television History / America's Mandarin (1954 - 1963)
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Between 1963-1966 Richard C. Holbrooke completed diplomatic service as a provincial representative for the Agency for International Development (AID), then staff assistant to Ambassadors Maxwell Taylor and Henry Cabot Lodge. Holbrooke discusses his expectations about the future of Vietnam, alluding to the fact that it was difficult to create reconciliation between the United States and Vietnam... more
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07/07/1983
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Vietnam: A Television History / Legacies
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Between 1963-1966 Richard Holbrooke completed diplomatic service first as a provincial representative for the Agency for International Development (AID), then as Staff Assistant to Ambassadors Maxwell Taylor and Henry Cabot Lodge. Holbrooke talks about his work in Vietnam, the assessments he had to complete and how the information he gathered while on the ground in Vietnam differed from that which we received from the United States Government... more
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09/16/1982
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