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Years Of Renewal By Henry Kissinger

Years Of Renewal
by Henry Kissinger

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This is the third and final volume of Henry Kissinger's memoirs. The book begins with the resignation of Nixon and includes Kissinger's final assessment of Nixon's tortured personality and the self-inflicted tragedy that ended his presidency, making Kissinger the most powerful man in US government.
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Years Of Renewal by Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger is perhaps the best-known American diplomatist of this century, a major figure in world history, the first Jewish Secretary of State, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and arguably one of the most brilliant minds ever placed at the service of American foreign policy, as well as one of the shrewdest, best-informed and most articulate figures ever to occupy a position of power in Washington. This third and final volume of memoirs completes a major work of contemporary history and a brilliantly told narrative full of startling insights, candour and a sweeping sense of history. It begins with the resignation of Nixon - including Kissinger's final assessment of Nixon's tortured personality and the self-inflicted tragedy that ended his presidency, making Kissinger, for a time, the most powerful man in American government. This book abounds in crisis - Vietnam, Watergate, the Cold War. Here are brilliant scenes, as only an insider could write them, of the high-level meetings that shaped American foreign policy, the famous 'shuttle' diplomacy by which Kissinger succeeded in bringing a reluctant and wary Rabin and anxious Sadat together to begin to return of the Sinai to Egypt and the SALT talks with the Soviet Union that began the process of nuclear limitation. Here also are intimate and profound portraits of world leaders from Mao, teasing Kissinger while displaying a poetic wisdom, to Brezhnev at the Vladivostock summit, confused, ill-prepared, unwell, desperately to conceal the Soviet Union's difficulties with a screen of blustering bravado. A work of scholarship, wisdom and history by the man who made much of the history of which he writes and perhaps more than any other helped form the post-Cold War world in which we live.

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About Henry Kissinger


Henry Kissinger, former National Security Adviser, Secretary of State and winner of the Novel Peace Prize, lives in New York City.

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GOR001169345
Years Of Renewal by Henry Kissinger
Henry Kissinger
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1999-05-01
0297818945
9780297818946
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