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Henry Kissinger
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Heather Lehr Wagner
  • From the Series: Modern Peacemakers
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791092224
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9222-4
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 01/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 327.730092
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

Henry Alfred Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 for his part in negotiating a cease-fire between North and South Vietnam and the subsequent U.S. withdrawal. As national security advisor and secretary of state under Richard Nixon, and secretary of state for Gerald Ford, Kissinger played a pivotal role in American foreign policy. Born into a Jewish family in Bavaria, Germany, Kissinger moved to New York City in 1938 with his family, fleeing Hitler’s regime. He became an American citizen in 1943 and served as a German interpreter for the 970th Counter Intelligence Corps in World War II. He attended Harvard University, became a professor there, and joined the Nixon administration in 1968. Henry Kissinger provides excellent coverage of the life and work of one of the 20th century’s greatest diplomats with selected writings, related sidebars, and balanced commentary.

Specifications

Full-color photographs. Sidebars and special textboxes. Chronology. Bibliography. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Heather Lehr Wagner is a writer and editor. She is the author of more than 30 books exploring social and political issues and focusing on the lives of prominent men and women. She earned a B.A. in political science from Duke University and an M.A. in government from the College of William and Mary. She lives with her husband and family in Pennsylvania.

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