The Nation: Kissinger's Kissinger

HENRY KISSINGER once credited his success partly to the fact that he works alone in the fashion of the clas sic Western gunslinger. But even the Lone Ranger needed his Tonto, so on his voyage to North Viet Nam, Kissinger is taking along his trusty sidekick, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State William H. Sullivan.

The silver-haired Sullivan has been Kissinger's chief political adviser throughout the long cease-fire negotiations. While Kissinger was talking to North Viet Nam's top emissary, Le Due Tho, Sullivan was working 18-hour days at the "tandem negotiations" that tack led the technical details of the cease fire, such as...

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