Ah! the philosopher I see
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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:(They sit down, and the photographers who have
snapped the handshakes continue to photograph
them. The Chairman and the President sit next to
one another at the center of the semi-circle while
the Premier sits next to the Chairman and Dr.
Kissinger sits next to the President, facing each
other, at its ends. The secretaries take their seats
behind the Chairman)
Ah, the philosopher! I see
Paris can spare you then.
may be gratified to hear
he's read at Harvard.
I assign all four volumes.
Those books of mine aren't anything.
Incorporate their words
within a people's thought
as poor men's common sense and try
their strength on women's nerves,
then say they live.
The Chairman's book enthralled
a nation, and have changed the world.
I could not change it.
I'd be glad to think that in the neighborhood of Peking
something will remain.
Let us turn our talk towards Taiwan,
Vietnam and the problems there, Japan...
Save that for the Premier.
My business is philosophy.
Now Doctor Kissinger...
... has made his reputation in
My right hand man.
You'd never think to look at him
that he's James Bond.
And all the time
he's doing undercover work.
I had a cover.
In the dark
all diplomats are gray.
when their work takes them to Paris.
I pull the wool over their...
He pulls the wool over their lap.
He's a consummate diplomat.
Girls think he's lukewarm
when he's hot.
You also dally with your girls?
His girls, not mine.
He never tells.
And this is an election year.
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