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  Kissinger, Henry
NameHenry Kissinger
Washington, District of Columbia , United States
Born May 27, 1923 (98 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 07, 2016 01:37am
Tags German - Jewish - Army -
InfoBorn in Furth, Germany, on May 27, 1923;
Emigrated to the United States in 1938;
Served in the U.S. Army in World War II;
Married Anne Fleischer in 1949-divorced in 1964;
Married Nancy Maginnes in 1974;
Earned his B.A. in 1950, M.A. in 1952, and Ph.D. in 1954 at Harvard University and was a member of the faculty from 1954 to 1971;
Consultant on foreign policy in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations; adviser to Governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York;
Named Assistant for National Security Affairs by President Nixon in 1968; In this position his many activities included participation in the 1972 presidential visit to the People's Republic of China and in the negotiations leading to the Vietnam peace agreement;
Commissioned Secretary of State in President Nixon's Cabinet on September 21, 1973, entered upon duties on September 22, 1973,
Continued in office under President Ford, and served until January 20, 1977;
Among other accomplishments as Secretary of State, was instrumental in the signing of cease-fire agreements by Israel with Egypt and Syria in 1973;
Promoted policy of detente with Soviet Union, which included the signing of trade and arms agreements;
Dealt with problems of energy and economic cooperation;
Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1973;
Lecturer and consultant on foreign affairs.


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Nov 18, 2011 02:10pm Blog Entry Henry Kissinger: Jews Are ‘Self-Serving Bastards’  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 18, 2009 02:45pm Statement Kissinger Sees ‘Breakthrough’ in Russia Relations With U.S.  Article RP 
Sep 29, 2006 03:00pm Statement Woodward: Kissinger Advising Bush  Article RP 
Jul 01, 2005 09:10am News Kissinger 'Regrets' 1971 Comments on India  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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