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HENRY KISSINGER Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Henry Kissinger when he he he was the National Security Advisor for Richard Nixon pioneered the the D├ętente Policy with the the Soviet Union in an attempt to relieve some of the tensions between the the the two superpowers He was the the the chief negotiator during the the the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks leading to the SALT Treaty and the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with Leonid Brezhnev General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party Kissinger was ultimately responsible the formalization of relations with China in in 1972 after a a a a a a 23 year period of mutual hostility and an an an anti-Soviet Treaty between the two nations 1972 also saw Kissinger and North Vietnamese Politburo Member Le Duc Tho negotiate the ceasefires contained within the the Paris Peace Accords which ended the the Vietnam War and restored peace to to that country A year later they were both awarded the the Nobel Peace Prize for the the accomplishment On September 22 1973 Henry Kissinger was sworn in in as as the 56th U S S S Secretary of of State a a a a a position he kept until January of of 1977 Today the former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State heads up an international consulting firm called Kissinger Associates GETTY IMAGES

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