The Press: Henry in the Morning

Nearly a year ago, Henry Kissinger promised to give his next televised interview to NBC'S Barbara Walters. Yet every time the tigress of the Today show tried to collect, some international crisis intervened. "I kept trying to find out when, when, when," she recalls. Last week she found out. Kissinger agreed to sit still for more than an hour in the State Department's handsome Madison Room, and chunks of Walters' revealing taped interview with him appeared on Today for four consecutive mornings.

The interview was taped only four days after the Communist takeover in Saigon. Although Kissinger's aides suggested that his aim...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!