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The Legacy of Henry Kissinger

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was viewed as brilliant by some and a war criminal by others. The only man to ever hold the jobs of National Security Advisor and Secretary of State at the same time died at his Connecticut home at the age of 100. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to author and historian Jeremi Suri about Kissinger's complicated legacy. Listen to Throughline's deeper dive on Kissinger here. Email us at considerthis@npr.org

 

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was viewed as brilliant by some and a war criminal by others. The only man to ever hold the jobs of National Security Advisor and Secretary of State at the same time died at his Connecticut home at the age of 100.

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to author and historian Jeremi Suri about Kissinger's complicated legacy.

Listen to Throughline's deeper dive on Kissinger here.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org

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