Dr. Henry A. Kissinger
Born and raised in Bavaria, Dr. Henry A. Kissinger fled
Nazi Germany with his parents at fifteen and settled in
New York City.
A political scientist who advised presidents Eisenhower,
Kennedy, and Johnson, he became a Harvard professor of government
before directing foreign policy for the Nixon and Ford administrations.
In addition to his diplomatic achievements with China, the
Soviet Union, and the Middle East, Kissinger led negotiations
that brought about a cease-fire agreement to the Vietnam
War. He shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 with North
Vietnamese negotiator Le Duc Tho. Kissinger now runs an
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