Indo-china: Henry Makes the Best of it

Henry Kissinger seemed like his old self last week, calm, humorous, thoughtful and persuasive, reported TIME'S Washington bureau chief Hugh Sidey. He is making a determined effort, at a moment when much of the world calls his policies a failure and the U.S. withdrawal from Viet Nam a debacle, to put the best face on things. The Secretary of State appears ready to launch a new period of foreign policy evolution and innovation—if events let him. He thinks they will, concludes Sidey, a longtime observer of the Secretary.

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