Persons

  • Abrams, Creighton W., General, USA, Commander, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam until June 28, 1972; Chief of Staff, USA, from October 12
  • Aiken, George D., Republican Senator from Vermont
  • Aldrich, George H., Deputy Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • Bac, Vuong Van, see Vuong Van Bac
  • Bennett, Josiah W., Political Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam
  • Binh, Nguyen Thi, see Nguyen Thi Binh
  • Bradsher, Henry, journalist with The Evening Star
  • Brown, Frederic J., Lieutenant Colonel, USA, Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of Staff
  • Bui Diem, former South Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
  • Bull, Steven B., Staff Assistant to the President
  • Bunker, Ellsworth, U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam
  • Butterfield, Alexander P., Deputy Assistant to the President
  • Buzhardt, J. Fred, General Counsel, Department of Defense
  • Cao Van Vien, General, ARVN, and Chief, Joint General Staff
  • Carver, George A., Jr., Special Assistant for Vietnamese Affairs to the Director for Central Intelligence
  • Chou En-lai (Zhou Enlai), Premier, People’s Republic of China
  • Clarey, Bernard A. “Chick,” Admiral, Commander, Pacific Fleet, Pacific Command
  • Clay, Lucius D., General, USAF, Commander, Air Force, Pacific Command
  • Clements, William P., Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Colson, Charles, Special Assistant to the President
  • Connally, John B., Jr., former Secretary of the Treasury and informal adviser to President Nixon
  • Cooksey, Howard H., Major General, USA, Commander, 1st Regional Assistance Command, South Vietnam, and, from January 27 until March 29, 1973, Acting Chief of Staff, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Cooper, Damon W., Admiral, USN, Commander, (Carrier) Task Force 77
  • Dang Van Quang, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Military Assistant to President Thieu
  • Dean, John Gunther, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Laos
  • DePuy, William E., Lieutenant General, USA, Assistant Vice Chief of the Army
  • Diem, see Bui Diem
  • Diem, see Ngo Dinh Diem
  • Do, Tran Van, see Tran Van Do
  • Dobrynin, Anatoly F., Soviet Ambassador to the United States
  • Dole, Robert J., Republican Senator from Kansas
  • Don, Tran Van, see Tran Van Don
  • Duc, Nguyen Phu, see Nguyen Phu Duc
  • Duong Van Minh (Big Minh), South Vietnamese General and political activist
  • Ehrlichman, John D., Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs
  • Enders, Thomas, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Cambodia
  • Engel, David A., Vietnamese language translator, Department of State
  • Fulbright, J. William, Democratic Senator from Arkansas; Chairman, Foreign Relations Committee
  • Gandhi, Indira, Prime Minister of India
  • Gayler, Noel A.M., Admiral, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific
  • Giap, Vo Nguyen, see Vo Nguyen Giap
  • Godley, G. McMurtrie, U.S. Ambassador to Laos
  • Goldwater, Barry M., Republican Senator from Arizona
  • Green, Marshall, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Gromyko, Andrei A., Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union
  • Guay, Georges R., Colonel, USAF, Air Attaché in the U.S. Embassy in France, conduit for U.S. messages to the North Vietnamese in Paris, and also handled logistical arrangements for Kissinger and his party during negotiating trips to Paris
  • Habib, Philip C., U.S. Ambassador to South Korea
  • Haig, Alexander M., Major General, USA, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; after January 4, 1973, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army
  • Haldeman, H.R., Assistant to the President and White House Chief of Staff
  • Harriman, W. Averell, Ambassador at Large; Chief, U.S. Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks until January 17, 1969
  • Hebert, Felix E., Democratic Representative from Louisiana; Chairman, Armed Services Committee
  • Helms, Richard M., Director of Central Intelligence
  • Ho Chi Minh, leader of the Vietnamese Communist Party and President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam until his death in 1969
  • Hoang Duc Nha, President Thieu’s private and press secretary, nephew, and confidant
  • Holdridge, John, H., member, National Security Council staff
  • Holloway, James L., Vice Admiral, USN, Commander, Seventh Fleet
  • Howe, Jonathan T., Lieutenant Commander, USN, member, National Security Council staff
  • Hubbard, Henry, White House correspondent for Newsweek
  • Humphrey, Hubert H., Democratic Senator from Minnesota
  • Huong, Tran Van, see Tran Van Huong
  • Isham, Heyward, Deputy Chief, U.S. Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks
  • Javits, Jacob K., Republican Senator from New York
  • Johnson, Gerald W., Lieutenant General, USAF, Commander, 8th Air Force
  • Johnson, U. Alexis, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • Kennedy, Edward M., Democratic Senator from Massachusetts
  • Kennedy, Richard T., Colonel, USA, member, National Security Council planning staff
  • Khamphan Panya, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Royal Lao Government
  • Khiem, Tran Thien, see Tran Thien Khiem
  • Kissinger, Henry A., Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
  • Kraft, Joseph, columnist for the Field Newspapers Syndicate
  • Ky, Nguyen Cao, see Nguyen Cao Ky
  • Laird, Melvin R., Secretary of Defense until January 29, 1973
  • Lam, Pham Dang, see Pham Dang Lam
  • Lam, Tran Van, see Tran Van Lam
  • 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
  • Lehman, John F., member, National Security Council staff
  • Loc, Vinh, see Vinh Loc
  • Lon Nol, Prime Minister of the Khmer Republic (Cambodia) and Minister of National Defense
  • Lord, Winston, member, National Security Council staff
  • Mai Van Bo, Democratic Republic of Vietnam’s Delegate General in Paris
  • Mansfield, Michael J., Democratic Senator from Montana; Senate Majority Leader
  • McCain, John S., Jr., Admiral, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific, until September 1, 1972
  • McGovern, George S., Democratic Senator from South Dakota
  • McNamara, Robert S., President of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • McNickle, Marvin L., Lieutenant General, USAF, Acting Commander, 7th Air Force, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Meyer, John C., General, USAF, Commander, Strategic Air Command
  • Minh, Duong Van, see Duong Van Minh
  • Minh, Nguyen Van, see Nguyen Van Minh
  • Miles, Paul L., Major, USA, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, staff officer and adviser to General Woodward
  • Moorer, Thomas H., Admiral, USN, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Murphy, Daniel J., Rear Admiral, USN, Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense
  • Negroponte, John D., member, National Security Council staff
  • Ngo Dinh Diem, former President of South Vietnam; assassinated in 1963
  • Ngo Quang Truong, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Commander (MR–4) until May 3, 1972; Commander (MR–1) thereafter
  • Nguyen Cao Ky, Major General, VNAF, Vice President, Republic of Vietnam
  • Nguyen Co Thach, North Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister
  • Nguyen Duy Trinh, North Vietnamese Foreign Minister
  • Nguyen Phu Duc, Special Assistant to South Vietnamese President Thieu
  • Nguyen Thi Binh, (also known as Madame Binh) Foreign Minister, PRG, and the PRG’s representative to the Avenue Kléber talks
  • Nguyen Van Minh, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Commander (MR–3)
  • Nguyen Van Thieu, President of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
  • Nguyen Van Toan, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Commander (MR–2)
  • Nguyen Xuan Phong, Minister, Deputy Chief, GVN Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks
  • Nha, Hoang Duc, see Hoang Duc Nha
  • Nixon, Richard M., President of the United States
  • Nutter, G. Warren, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Park Chung Hee, President, Republic of Korea
  • Percy, Charles H., Republican Senator from Illinois
  • Pham Dang Lam, Ambassador, Head of Republic of Vietnam Delegation to Paris Peace Talks
  • Pham Van Dong, North Vietnamese Prime Minister
  • Phong, Nguyen Xuan, see Nguyen Xuan Phong
  • Phuong, Tran Kim, see Tran Kim Phuong
  • Polgar, Thomas, Special Assistant to the Ambassador in Saigon; Central Intelligence Agency Chief of Station in Saigon
  • Pompidou, Georges, President of France
  • Porter, William J., Chief, U.S. Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from February 2, 1973
  • Pursley, Robert E., Major General, USAF, Vice Commander, 5th Air Force in Japan; from November 1973, Lieutenant General and Commander, U.S. Forces, Japan
  • Quang, Dang Van, see Dang Van Quang
  • Randal, Jonathan, journalist for The Washington Post
  • Reston, James “Scotty,” journalist and syndicated columnist
  • Richardson, Elliot L., Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare until January 29, 1973; Secretary of Defense from January 30 until May 24, 1973
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A., Governor of New York
  • Rogers, William P., Secretary of State
  • Rosson, William B., General, USA, Commander, United States Army, Pacific Command
  • Rush, Kenneth, Deputy Secretary of Defense
  • Ryan, John D., General, USAF, Air Force Chief of Staff
  • Sanchez, Manuel “Manolo,” Nixon’s valet
  • Saxbe, William B., Republican Senator from Ohio
  • Sayre, Francis R., Dean of National Cathedral in Washington
  • Scali, John, Special Consultant to the President (for public affairs)
  • Scowcroft, Brent, Brigadier General, USAF, Military Assistant to the President from February 12, 1973
  • Seignious, George M., Lieutenant General, USA, Director, Joint Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Shillitoe, Barry J., Assistant Secretary of Defense for Installations and Logistics
  • Sisouk na Champassak, Minister of Defense, Royal Lao Government
  • Souvanna Phouma, Prince, Premier of Laos
  • Stearman, William L., member, Operations Staff, East Asia, National Security Council
  • Stennis, John C., Democratic Senator from Mississippi, Chairman, Committee on Armed Services
  • Sullivan, William H., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Swank, Emory C., U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia
  • Symington, W. Stuart, Democratic Senator from Missouri
  • Taft, Robert, Jr., Republican Senator from Ohio
  • Thach, Nguyen Co, see Nguyen Co Thach
  • Thanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand
  • Thieu, Nguyen Van, see Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Tho, Le Duc, see Le Duc Tho
  • Thompson, Richard S., Department of State official attached to the U.S. Delegation to the Paris Peace Talks
  • Thuy, Xuan, see Xuan Thuy
  • Timmons, William, Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs; from January 21, 1973, Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
  • Toan, Nguyen Van, see Nguyen Van Toan
  • Tran Kim Phuong, South Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
  • Tran Thien Khiem, Prime Minister, Republic of Vietnam
  • Tran Van Huong, Vice President, Republic of Vietnam
  • Tran Van Do, former Foreign Minister, Republic of Vietnam
  • Tran Van Don, prominent South Vietnamese political and military figure
  • Tran Van Lam, Foreign Minister, Republic of Vietnam
  • Trinh, Nguyen Duy, see Nguyen Duy Trinh
  • Van Fleet, James A., General, USA, from April 1951 commanded the U.S. Eighth Army in Korea
  • Vang Pao, General, Royal Lao Armed Forces, Commander of Military Region Two and head of the Meo (Hmong) guerrilla forces
  • Vien, Cao Van, see Cao Van Vien
  • Vinh Loc, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Commandant, National War College of South Vietnam
  • Vogt, John W., General, USAF, Commander, 7th Air Force, and Deputy Commander for Air, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Vo Nguyen Giap, General, People’s Army of Vietnam, North Vietnamese Defense Minister
  • Vuong Van Bac, South Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Kingdom
  • Warnke, Paul, foreign policy adviser to Senator George McGovern
  • Warren, Gerald L., Deputy White House Press Secretary
  • Weinel, John P. “Blackie,” Vice Admiral, USN, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Weiss, Cora, anti-war activist
  • Weyand, Frederick C., General, USA, Commander, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam
  • Whitehouse, Charles W., Deputy U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam
  • Wickham, John, Brigadier General, USA, Deputy Chief, U.S. Delegation to the Four Party Joint Commission in Vietnam from January 27, 1973
  • Woodward, Gilbert H., Major General, USA, Chief of Staff, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, until January 27, 1973; Chief, U.S. Delegation to the Four Party Joint Military Commission in Vietnam from January 27, 1973
  • Xuan Thuy, Chief of the Delegation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam to the Paris Peace Talks, usually referred to as Minister
  • Ziegler, Ronald L., Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary
  • Zumwalt, Elmo R., Jr., “Bud,” Admiral, USN, Chief of Naval Operations