SIGNED "Henry A. Kissinger" in his long scrawl penmanship, blue ink on a 3" x 5" card typed Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
Dr. Kissinger was born in Fuerth, Germany, came to the United States in 1938, and was naturalized a United States citizen in 1943. He served in the Army from February 1943 to July 1946. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1950 and received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. He was sworn in as the 56th Secretary of State in 1973, a position he held until January 20, 1977. He also served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from January 20, 1969, until November 3, 1975. In July 1983 he was appointed by President Reagan to chair the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America until it ceased operation5, and from 1984-1990 he served as a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He served as a member of the Defense Policy Board from 2001 to 2016. Fine. Item #1703
“Most secretaries of state reach their peak fame as they leave office. I venture to say that Henry Kissinger is perhaps more widely known in the world today than he was when he left... He is a synonym of global diplomacy.” - Brent Scowcraft.