Lake, AnthonyAlternative names
1939, April 2:
Born, New York, N.Y.
A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Married Antonia Plehn
1962- 1970: Foreign service officer, United States Department of State
Vice consul, Saigon, Vietnam
Staff assistant to the United States ambassador, Saigon, Vietnam
1964- 1965: Vice consul, Hue, Vietnam
1965- 1967: Staff assistant to deputy assistant secretary of state for Far Eastern affairs, Department of State, and staff assistant to the under secretary of state
M.P.A., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
1969- 1970: Special assistant to the assistant to the president for national security affairs
Resigned from foreign service in protest of United States invasion of Cambodia
1971- 1972: Foreign policy advisor, Muskie Election Committee
Ph.D., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
1976- 1977: Head, Department of State transition for President Jimmy Carter
1977- 1981: Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
1981- 1992: Five College Professor in International Relations, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., and Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Mass.
1991- 1992: Senior foreign policy advisor, Bill Clinton campaign
1993- 1997: Assistant to the president for national security affairs
Nominated to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Withdrew nomination to head the Central Intelligence Agency
1997- : Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Special envoy, Ethopia-Eritrea border conflict
From the guide to the Anthony Lake Papers, 1916-2003, (bulk 1963-1997), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- National security--United States
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Diplomatic history
- Diplomatic and consular service, American
- International relations
- Wiretapping--United States
- Presidents--United States--Election--1992
- Foreign service officers
- Presidential advisors
- Vietnam (as recorded)
- Eritrea (as recorded)
- Ethiopia (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)
- Haiti (as recorded)