The nixon administration and the results of the

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Unformatted text preview: ard Nixon addressed the nation with news of an honorable peace in Vietnam, both men knew that as soon as the last American POW was home, the bombing would be renewed. For Nixon, the bombing would continue right through 1976, and for Kissinger, just long enough to pick up his Nobel Peace Prize" (Berman 386). If Nixon's plan had panned out he could have left the containment issues and the war in Vietnam to be lost on the account of his successor, leaving Nixon's hands clean, avoiding being the first president to lose, and to be remembered as a great foreign policy president. When Nixon had realized towards the end of his presidency that he was losing control of his power and the containment of the communist threat overseas he had attempted to find anyway to avoid th...
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