Richard Nixon's secretary of state who won the Nobel Prize in 1973 and was an instrumental figure in American foreign policy.
In high school, he was employed at a shave brush factory at nights in Manhattan after fleeing Germany with his family to escape Nazi persecution.
He waited several hours to tell Richard Nixon that Syria and Egypt had attacked Israel in 1973 because he didnt want the President to intervene.
His parents are Louis and Paula Kissinger.
He remained the Secretary of State under Gerald R. Ford after Richard Nixon resigned.
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