The War: Fatigue in Paris

A weary Henry Cabot Lodge received his first cheering news in many days last week: President Nixon called him home from the Paris peace talks for a new round of consultations in Washington. That, at least, enables Lodge to escape for a few days from the dispiriting sense of tedium and pessimism that envelops the talks and the American delegation. Lodge would like to return permanently if he could do so without embarrassing Nixon. As the 37th session of repetitious dialogue ended on the same note of stalemate in the Hotel Majestic,...

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