Kissinger and Nixon

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Kissinger and Nixon ★★½ 1996

Intrigue, ambition, and backbiting politics consume the 18 weeks leading up to the signing of the Vietnam peace accords in Paris in January, 1973. Egotistical Kissinger (Silver) is prepared to sacrifice South Vietnam for the sake of his own ambitions (and an end to the conflict) while a distrustful Nixon (Bridges) lurks uneasily in the background. TV docudrama offers little insight; based on Walter Isaacson's biography “Kissinger.” 94m/C VHS . Ron Silver, Beau Bridges, Matt Frewer, Ron White, George Takei, Kenneth Welsh; D: Daniel Petrie; W: Lionel Chetwynd; M: Jonathan Goldsmith.