THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Beyond the Watergate Crisis Is the World

And the world keeps on moving—some 3,496,000,000 other people who may be fascinated with our internal miseries but whose self-interest comes first.

It is a new and special mission of a profoundly concerned Henry Kissinger somehow to preserve and nurture the fragile global tranquillity that has been achieved, to push it beyond the poison of Watergate and define a bipartisan national purpose and leadership that can keep up the momentum for peace.

His charter comes from the beleaguered Nixon. Kissinger has been a busy man these past few days, talking into the night with his old patron Nelson Rockefeller, spending hours...

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