Henry Kissinger Books & Biography
Henry A. Kissinger is an American diplomat and historian. He served as national security advisor and later, concurrently, as U.S. secretary of state in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. For his actions negotiating the end of U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize. Since retiring from government service, his advice has been sought by top business executives and world leaders, including subsequent U.S. presidents.