THE PRESIDENCY by HUGH SIDEY: Zbig and Wolfgang at Dawn

The Presidency

Perhaps the most secret document of the Carter Administration is locked away in Zbigniew Brzezinski's files in his corner office at the White House.

There are just two copies. As far as anyone knows, only four men have thoroughly studied the roughly 30 single-spaced typed pages.

The paper was written by Brzezinski back in the early days of the Administration. It is a finely honed reflection of Jimmy Carter's innermost thinking on the goals of U.S. foreign policy. None of the men who helped develop the Carter paper— Brzezinski, Vice President Walter Mondale, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance — will...

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