Secretary of State and National Security Advisor of the Nixon administration, Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese diplomat Le Duc Tho were given this prestigious award one year earlier than Dr. King for the ceasefire they negotiated between the U.S. and South Vietnam and Communist North Vietnam ("The Trials of Henry Kissinger"). The Vietnam War of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s remains the longest declared conflict, foreign or domestic, that the United States (U.S.) military has ever taken part in, and in the final years of the Johnson Administration’s second term, support for both the War and the Pres...
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... detriment of thousands of innocent lives both here and afar. If U.S. officials were held to the same standards that the government holds to the officials of other countries, then there is no question that Henry Kissinger, Dick Cheney, and George Bush Sr. would be investigated and perhaps even convicted of atrocious maladies that the American people have not even been made aware of.
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