The Nixon Watch: White House Nerves

Osborne, John
May 1972
New Republic;5/13/72, Vol. 166 Issue 20, p13
Appraises critically the policies of U.S. President Richard Nixon on the war in Vietnam. Policy of the government regarding peace talks on Vietnam; Opinion of Henry Kissinger, the Secretary of State on these developments; Order of Nixon for the bombing of Haiphong harbor and the outskirts of Hanoi, Vietnam; Intention of Nixon regarding the withdrawal of troops from Vietnam; Expectation of the President to find a way to resolve the war through negotiation in Paris; Statement of the President that the North Vietnamese "can make their own choice" between halting their attacks and exposing themselves to more "strikes on military targets throughout North Vietnam.


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