The Common Good hosted a lunch and discussion with the Honorable Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, to reflect on current US foreign policy and economic policy.
Henry A. Kissinger was the 56th Secretary of State of the United States from 1973 to 1977, continuing to hold the position of Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1969 to 1975. After leaving government service, he founded Kissinger Associates, an international consulting firm, of which he is chairman. He served in the Army and was educated at Harvard University, where he then served on the faculty from 1954-71. In the Nixon administration, Kissinger served as the president’s National Security Advisor and then as Secretary of State. Kissinger was the go-between in the secret negotiations that eventually opened relations between the U.S. and communist China.