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Summary

Caspar Weinberger (born as Caspar Willard Weinberger in San Francisco, California, USA, died in Bangor, Maine, USA) was a famous Public Servant from USA, who lived between August 18, 1917 and March 28, 2006. He became 88 years old.

Biography

Caspar Willard "Cap" Weinberger was an American Republican politician.

He was health, education and welfare minister under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, 12 February 1973 to 8 august 1975. He was later Minister of Defence under President Ronald Reagan from 21 January 1981 to 23 november 1987, making him the longest serving defense minister after Robert McNamara and Donald Rumsfeld. He is known for his role in the Strategic Defense Initiative program (popularly known as Star Wars) and the Iran-Contra scandal.

Weinberger was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and was Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Caspar.

Related authors: Robert McNamara, Donald Rumsfeld, Ronald Reagan

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caspar_Weinberger

Famous quotes by Caspar Weinberger (4)


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"Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word"
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"It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq"
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"Here rests the soul of our nation - here also should be our conscience"
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"I think women are too valuable to be in combat"


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