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Wed. Feb 28th, 2024
Diplomat Henry Kissinger divorced in 1964 and proceeded to have a string of high profile romances during his time as Secretary of State.

Henry Kissinger by U.S. Department of State from United States, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

S20E16: “Washington’s Greatest Swinger” Henry Kissinger

When the powerful and influential pass, we always like to take a look at their personal stories, and wow is Henry Kissinger’s time in the limelight as Secretary of State to Richard Nixon a shocking document of weirdness. Hailed as “Washington’s Greatest Swinger” (which meant something a bit more tame than it does these days), the bookish foreign policy expert became an unlikely sex symbol during a time of real tumult. Stacie has the unexpected, but apparently true, story.

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Stacie’s Receipts

Henry Kissinger, War Criminal Beloved by America’s Ruling Class, Finally Dies (rollingstone.com)

Why Henry Kissinger Was “the Ultimate Starf—er” (hollywoodreporter.com)

Henry Kissinger and the surprising dating life of a West Wing ‘playboy’ – The Washington Post

Who was Henry Kissinger’s first wife Ann Fleischer? | The US Sun (the-sun.com)

How a foreign policy goliath dated a string of beauties including Bond girl Jill St. John, Liv Ullman, Shirley MacLaine, and Diane Sawyer, and hit it off with Zsa Zsa Gabor (dailymail.co.uk)

America’s highest profile diplomat Henry Kissinger who courted world leaders for decades was also a twice-married father-of-two who leaves behind widow Nancy and children Elizabeth and David (dailymail.co.uk)

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