Lake, Anthony

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Birth 1939-04-02
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1939, April 2: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1961: A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1962: Married Antonia Plehn
  • 1962 - 1970 : Foreign service officer, United States Department of State
  • 1963: Vice consul, Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1964: 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
  • 1969: 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
  • 1970: Resigned from foreign service in protest of United States invasion of Cambodia
  • 1971 - 1972 : Foreign policy advisor, Muskie Election Committee
  • 1974: 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
  • 1996, Dec.: Nominated to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1997, Mar.: 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.
  • 1999: Special envoy, Ethopia-Eritrea border conflict

From the guide to the Anthony Lake Papers, 1916-2003, (bulk 1963-1997), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • 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

Occupations:

  • Foreign service officers
  • Presidential advisors

Places:

  • Vietnam (as recorded)
  • Eritrea (as recorded)
  • Ethiopia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Haiti (as recorded)