#OTD20 | October 16, 1973
October 16, 1973: Dr. Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their roles in the Paris peace accord.
Amidst the backdrop of one of the most turbulent wars in history, the two diplomats successfully navigate complex negotiations to reach an agreement.
The Paris Peace Accord, though marred by controversies, signals the cessation of active fighting in Vietnam. The Nobel Peace Prize bestowed upon Kissinger and Tho serves as a testament to the significance of their diplomatic endeavors and the value of diplomacy during times of conflict.
America's long involvement in Southeast Asia is chronicled in our eye-opening video survey, "Vietnam," from AMERICA IN THE 20TH CENTURY.
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