The World: Around the World with Henry

Among the reporters who accompanied Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on his whirlwind tour of the Middle East was TIME Correspondent John Mulliken, who regularly covers the State Department. His report:

"Maybe it can't be done, but if anybody can do it, he can," said Joe Sisco to the Pakistani Ambassador to Washington. The lanky Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, like the 38 other members of Henry Kissinger's entourage, was nervously waiting for takeoff in the VIP lounge at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington. It was 8 o'clock in the morning, but one by one...

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