October 16, 1973 : Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Introduction

Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese diplomat Le Duc Tho are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Paris peace accords. Kissinger accepted, but Tho declined the award until such time as “peace is truly established.”

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October 16, 1973 : Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    October 16, 1973 : Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho awarded Nobel Peace Prize

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    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-kissinger-and-le-duc-tho-awarded-nobel-peace-prize

  • Access Date

    December 12, 2017

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    A+E Networks