Kissinger Vs. Nixon

Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger each tend to bristle whenever the other receives greater credit for the 1972 U.S. breakthrough to China. Now China seems to have them at odds again.

The new tiff began with a minuet over which man would pay the first high- profile private visit to China since the massacre outside Tiananmen Square. Kissinger had planned to address a Beijing conference on foreign investment in October. But he called off the trip in September after the Wall Street Journal published an account of his business deals, which include a $75 million partnership called China Ventures. Three weeks...

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