Henry Kissinger dies at 100


December 8, 2023

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Henry Kissinger at 95.

(JTA) - Henry Kissinger, the first Jewish secretary of state and the controversial mastermind of American foreign policy in the 1970s - orchestrating the U.S. opening to China, negotiating the end of the conflict in Vietnam and helping ease tensions with the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War - has died.

Kissinger died at his home in Connecticut on Wednesday at 100, according to a statement posted to his website. He had celebrated his 100th birthday in June with a party at the New York Public Library featuring luminaries from throughout his long career in politics and public affairs...

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