Skip to comments.James R. Schlesinger, CIA chief and Cabinet member, dies
Posted on 03/27/2014 10:40:11 AM PDT by EveningStar
James R. Schlesinger, a Republican economist who advanced rapidly to some of the highest positions of government power in the 1970s but whose abrasive leadership style led to conflicts with presidents, bureaucrats and the American public, died March 27 at a hospital in Baltimore. He was 85...
Mr. Schlesinger specialized in the economics of national security, which helped propel his rise during the Cold War from academia to influential jobs in the federal government, including CIA director, secretary of defense and the nations first secretary of energy...
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I remember him as a very smug pipe-smoking fellow on the Sunday shows.
Garry Trudeau depicted him as a wing-chair with a pipe in Doonesbury
#%&@ Garry Trudeau.
My sentiments exactly.Hope you are well star.
Sorry I’m late on this. He’s the guy who purged the CIA of “broken down WWII vets”.
May he RIH!