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  • Abrams, Creighton W., General, USA, Commander, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Abshire, David M., Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations
  • Agnew, Spiro T., Vice President of the United States
  • Albert, Carl B., Democratic Congressman from Oklahoma, Speaker of the House
  • Alsop, Joseph, syndicated columnist
  • Anderson, George W., Admiral, USN (ret), Chairman, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • Anderson, Jack, syndicated columnist
  • Anderson, John B., Republican Congressman from Illinois
  • Arends, Leslie C., Republican Congressman from Illinois
  • Berger, Samuel D., Deputy Ambassador to Republic of Vietnam
  • Binh, Nguyen Thi, see Nguyen Thi Binh
  • Bo, Mai Van, see Mai Van Bo
  • Boggs, Thomas Hale, Democratic Congressman from Louisiana
  • Brezhnev, Leonid, General Secretary, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • Brown, John R., III, Staff Assistant to H.R. Haldeman
  • Bruce, David K.E., Ambassador to Paris Peace Talks from August 1970 until July 1971
  • Buchanan, Patrick, Special Assistant to the President, Speechwriter’s Office
  • Bui Diem, Ambassador, Republic of Vietnam to the United States
  • Bunker, Ellsworth, U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam
  • Burrows, William C., Brigadier General (as of July 1971), USAF, Deputy Assistant for National Security Council Matters after July 1971, Chief, Far East/South Asia Division, Plans and Policy Directorate (J–5), Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Butterfield, Alexander P., Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Carver, George A., Jr., Special Assistant for Vietnamese Affairs to the Director for Central Intelligence
  • Case, Clifford P., Democratic Senator from New Jersey; member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Chamberlain, Charles E., Republican Congressman from Michigan
  • Cheng Heng, Acting Head of State, Cambodia, March–October 1970, afterward Head of State
  • Chou En-lai (Zhou Enlai), Premier, People’s Republic of China
  • Church, Frank F., Democratic Senator from Idaho
  • Clifford, Clark, Secretary of Defense, 1968–1969
  • Cline, Ray S., Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • Coerr, Wymberly, Deputy Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • Colby, William E., Deputy to COMUSMACV for Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS) until June 1971; thereafter Executive Director-Comptroller, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Connally, John B., Jr., Secretary of the Treasury from February 1971
  • Cook, Marlow W., Republican Senator from Kentucky
  • Cooper, Charles A., Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Republic of Vietnam
  • Cooper, John Sherman, Republican Senator from Kentucky, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Cushman, John H., Major General, USA, Commander, Delta Regional Assistance Command (DRAC), and senior U.S. advisor in MR–4
  • Cushman, Robert E., Jr., Lieutenant General, USMC, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence until December 1971
  • Davies, Richard T., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from August 1970
  • Davis, Jeanne W., Director, NSC Staff Secretariat, from 1970 until 1971
  • Dean, John W., III, Counsel to the President
  • Devlin, Lawrence, CIA Chief of Station, Laos
  • Dobrynin, Anatoly F., Soviet Ambassador to the United States
  • Dole, Robert J., Republican Senator from Kansas
  • Dong, Pham Van, see Pham Van Dong
  • Doolin, Dennis J., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Dulles, John Foster, Secretary of State from 1953 until 1959
  • Duong Van Minh, General, ARVN, known as “Big Minh”
  • Ehrlichman, John D., Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs
  • Eliot, Theodore L., Jr., Executive Secretary of the Department of State
  • Ellender, Allen J., Democratic Senator from Louisiana
  • Flanagan, William R., Rear Admiral, USN, Director of East Asia and Pacific Region, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense, International Security Affairs
  • Ford, Gerald R., Republican Congressman from Michigan; House Minority Leader
  • Foster, John S., Director, Office of Defense Research and Engineering, Department of Defense
  • Freidheim, Jerry W., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Operations), Department of Defense Spokesman
  • Fulbright, J. William, Democratic Senator from Arkansas; Chairman, Foreign Relations Committee
  • Godley, G. McMurtrie, U.S. Ambassador to Laos
  • Goldwater, Barry M., Republican Senator from Arizona
  • Gray, Gordon, member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • Green, Marshall, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Griffin, Robert P., Republican Senator from Michigan
  • Gromyko, Andrei A., Soviet Foreign Minister
  • Habib, Philip C., member of the U.S. Delegation to Paris Peace Talks, and Deputy to Ambassadors Lodge and Bruce from May 1968 until October 1971
  • Haig, Alexander M., Jr., Brigadier General, USA, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
  • Haldeman. H.R., Assistant to the President and White House Chief of Staff
  • Halperin, David R., member of the National Security Council staff
  • Halperin, Morton, member, National Security Council staff until September 1969; consultant to NSC until May 1970
  • Hannah, John A., Administrator, Agency for International Development
  • Hien, Phan, see Phan Hien
  • Helms, Richard M., Director of Central Intelligence
  • Henkin, Daniel Z., Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
  • Ho Chi Minh, leader of the Vietnamese Workers Party (later the Vietnamese Communist Party); President of the DRV from September 2, 1945 until September 3, 1969
  • Holdridge, John H., member, National Security Council staff
  • Houdek, Robert, member, National Security Council staff
  • Huang Chen (Huang Zhen), PRC ambassador to France
  • Hubbard, Henry, White House correspondent, Newsweek
  • Hughes, James, Brigadier General, USAF, Military Assistant to the President
  • Huyen, Nguyen Van, see Nguyen Van Huyen
  • Irwin, John N., II, Under Secretary of State
  • Jackson, Henry M., Democratic Senator from Washington
  • Javits, Jacob K., Republican Senator from New York
  • Johnson, Lyndon B., President of the United States until January 20, 1969
  • Johnson, U. Alexis, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • Jordan, Leonard B., Republican Senator from Idaho
  • Karamessines, Thomas H., Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Karhohs, Frederick E., Major General, USA, Director, Vietnam Task Force, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense
  • Kennedy, Richard T., Colonel, USA, member, National Security Council staff
  • Kheim, Tran Thien, see Tran Thien Khiem
  • Kissinger, Henry A., Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
  • Klein, Herbert G., White House Director of Communications
  • Knowles, Richard T., Lieutenant General, USA, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Kosygin, Alexei N., Chairman, Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union
  • Ky, Nguyen Cao, see Nguyen Cao Ky
  • Ladd, Jonathan Fred, U.S. Political Military Counselor in Phnom Penh
  • Laird, Melvin R., Secretary of Defense
  • Lake, W. Anthony, Special Assistant to the Assistant for National Security Affairs until April 1970
  • Lam, Pham Dang, see Pham Dang Lam
  • Le Duan, First Secretary, Lao Dong Party and Senior Member of the Politburo of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Le Duc Tho, member of the Politburo of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and Special Advisor to, and de facto head of, the DRV Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks on Vietnam
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot, II, head of the U.S. Delegation to the Peace Talks in Paris on Vietnam until November 1969
  • Lon Nol, General, Prime Minister of Khmer Republic (Cambodia) and Minister of National Defense
  • Lord, Winston, member, National Security Council staff
  • Lynn, Laurence E., member, National Security Council staff
  • MacGregor, Clark, Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations from January 1971
  • Mai Van Bo, Democratic Republic of Vietnam’s Delegate General in Paris until December 1970
  • Mansfield, Michael, Democratic Senator from Montana; Senate Majority Leader
  • Mao Tse-tung (Mao Zedong), Chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party
  • McCarthy, Eugene J., Democratic Senator from Minnesota
  • McCain, John S., Admiral, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • McCloskey, Robert J., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Press Relations, and Special Assistant to the Secretary
  • McGovern, George S., Democratic Senator from South Dakota
  • McManaway, Clayton E., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Office of Systems and Analysis
  • Meyer, Cord, Assistant Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Minh, Duong Van, see Duong Van Minh
  • Mitchell, John N., Attorney General
  • Mondale, Walter M., Democratic Senator from Minnesota
  • Moorer, Thomas H., Admiral, USN, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Murphy, Daniel J., Rear Admiral, USN, Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense
  • Murphy, Frank, member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • Murphy, Robert D., Ambassador, member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • Negroponte, John D., member, National Security Council staff
  • Nelson, William E., Chief of Far East Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Nguyen Cao Ky, Major General, VNAF, Vice President of the Republic of Vietnam until October 1971
  • Nguyen Thi Binh, (also known as Madame Binh), Foreign Minister, PRG, and the PRG’s representative to the Avenue Kléber talks
  • Nguyen Van Huyen, Senator, Chairman of South Vietnamese Senate
  • Nguyen Van Thieu, President of the Republic of (South) Vietnam
  • Nixon, Richard M., President of the United States
  • Nutter, G. Warren, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Odeen, Philip A., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Analysis, until November 1971, thereafter member, National Security Council staff
  • Packard, David, Deputy Secretary of Defense until December 1971
  • Pao, Vang, see Vang Pao
  • Pastore, John O., Democratic Senator from Rhode Island
  • Pearson, James B., Republican Senator from Kansas
  • Percy, Charles H., Republican Senator from Illinois
  • Perot, H. Ross, Chairman of Electronic Data Systems, advocate for the release of U.S. POWs
  • Pham Dang Lam, Ambassador, Head of Republic of Vietnam Delegation to Paris Peace Talks
  • Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  • Phan Hien, member, North Vietnamese Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks
  • Pickering, Thomas R., Deputy Director, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • Podgorny, Nikolai V., President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR
  • Porter, William J., Ambassador to South Korea until August 1971; Chief, U.S. delegation to the Paris Peace Talks from September 1971
  • Pratt, Mark, Director of the Office of East Asian Affairs, Laos and Cambodia, Department of State
  • Price, Raymond Jr., Special Assistant to the President, Speechwriters Office
  • Pursley, Robert E., Brigadier General, USAF, Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense
  • Resor, Stanley R., Secretary of the Army until June 1971
  • Rives, Lloyd M., Charge d’Affaires ad interim, Phnom Penh until September 1970; thereafter Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Rogers, William P., Secretary of State
  • Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State until January 20, 1969
  • Russell, Richard B., Democratic Senator from Georgia and Chair of the Appropriations Committee
  • Scammon, Richard, Director of the Elections Research Center and electoral analyst
  • Schlesinger, James, Assistant Director, Office of Management and Budget
  • Scott, Hugh D., Republican Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Seamans, Robert C., Jr., Secretary of the Air Force
  • Selden, Armistead I., Jr., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Sihanouk, Norodom, Prince, deposed as Premier of Cambodia in March 1970, thereafter in exile
  • Sisco, Joseph J., Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
  • Sisouk na Champassak, Minister of Defense, Royal Lao Government
  • Sisowath Sirik Matak, influential figure in Khmer Republic (Cambodian) politics, cousin of Sihanouk and ally of Lon Nol
  • Smith, Foster, Brigadier General, USAF, Chief, Far East Division, Plans and Policy Directorate (J–5), Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Smith, K. Wayne, member, National Security Council staff
  • Smyser, W. Richard, member, National Security Council staff
  • Souphanouvong, Prince, Head of LPF and half brother of Souvanna Phouma
  • Southerland, James W., Lieutenant General, USA, Commander, XXIV Corps, and senior American advisor, I Corps, from June 1970 until June 1971
  • Souvanna Phouma, Prince, Premier of Laos
  • Spiers, Ronald I., Director, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • St. John, Adrian, Brigadier General, USA, Chief, Strategic Plans and Policy Division, Plans and Policy Directorate (J–5), Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Stennis, John C., Democratic Senator from Mississippi and Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee
  • Stevens, Theodore F., Republican Senator from Arkansas
  • Sullivan, William H., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Chairman, Interdepartmental Group on Vietnam
  • Swank, Emory C., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs until September 1970; thereafter, U.S. Ambassador to Khmer Republic (Cambodia)
  • Symington, W. Stuart, Democratic Senator from Missouri
  • Talmadge, Herman E., Democratic Senator from Georgia
  • Thanat Khoman, Foreign Minister of Thailand until 1971
  • Thant, U, Secretary-General of the United Nations until December 1971
  • Thieu, Nguyen Van, see Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Timmons, William E., Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations
  • Tram Van Lam, South Vietnamese Foreign Minister
  • Tran Thien Khiem, Prime Minister, Republic of Vietnam
  • Valtin, Fred, member, CIA staff
  • Vang Pao, General, Royal Lao Armed Forces, Commander of Military Region Two, Hmong head of the Meo (guerrilla forces)
  • Vo Van Sung, Democratic Republic of Vietnam’s Delegate General in France after December 1971
  • Vogt, John W., Lieutenant General, USAF, Director of the Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Walters, Vernon A., Lieutenant General, USA, Defense Attaché in the U.S. Embassy in Paris
  • Watson, Arthur K., Ambassador to France from May 6, 1970
  • West, Francis, J., Defense Department official and co-author of 1971 report for SRG on the military situation in Cambodia
  • Westmoreland, William C., General, USA, Army Chief of Staff until June 1972
  • Whitehouse, Charles, specialist in East Asian affairs, Department of State; on occasion Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Wilson, James M., Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from August 1970
  • Wolf, Joseph, Special Assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State
  • Xuan Thuy, Chief of the Delegation of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam to the Paris Peace Talks, usually referred to as Minister
  • Yeh Chien-ying (Ye Jianying), senior Chinese Communist Party (CCP) military cadre; Marshal, People’s Liberation Army; Vice Chairman, Central Military Council of the Chinese Communist party; member of the Central Committee and Politburo
  • Zais, Melvin, Lieutenant General, USA, Director for Operations (J–3), Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Zhou Enlai, see Chou En-lai
  • Ziegler, Ronald L., White House Press Secretary
  • Zion, Roger H., Republican Congressman from Indiana
  • Zumwalt, Elmo R., Jr., “Bud,” Admiral, USN, Chief of Naval Operations from July 1, 1970