Henry Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall In His Home; Nobel Prize Winner To Be Released Later Today

By Staff Writer | March 05, 2013 05:08 PM EST

Former Secretary of State
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The former United States Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger was brought to New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical center on Tuesday after falling in his home.

No information about the extent of Kissinger's injuries or how he fell is available at this time.  The hospital did release a statement saying that the 89-year-old was there and that he will be released later on the afternoon of March 5.

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Henry Kissinger served as Secretary of State from 1973 to 1977. He served under two Presidents, Nixon and Ford. Former President George W Bush sought Kissinger's advice when it came to the war in Iraq.

Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace prize in 1973 for his actions that helped get US troops out of Vietnam.

 

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