Henry Kissinger

After weeks of delicate negotiation with his diary secretary, an hour is found in Henry Kissinger's schedule. Then his 97-year-old mother, who he believes was responsible for everything he achieved in his life, dies. The interview is postponed. And now, a fortnight later, it looks as if it's going to be put back again. My appointment has already been changed from 11am to 11.30am, and as I sit in my room, walking distance from Dr Kissinger's office on Park Avenue, I flick through the television Read more [...]

Henry Kissinger

After weeks of delicate negotiation with his diary secretary, an hour is found in Henry Kissinger's schedule. Then his 97-year-old mother, who he believes was responsible for everything he achieved in his life, dies. The interview is postponed. And now, a fortnight later, it looks as if it's going to be put back again. My appointment has already been changed from 11am to 11.30am, and as I sit in my room, walking distance from Dr Kissinger's office on Park Avenue, I flick through the television Read more [...]