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A look at Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke

BORN: April 24, 1941, in New York City.

EDUCATION: B.A., Brown University, 1962; postgraduate work at Princeton University, 1969-70.

EXPERIENCE: Foreign service officer in Vietnam, 1963-66; member President Johnson's Vietnam staff and aide at Paris peace talks, 1966-69; Peace Corps director in Morocco, 1970; edited Foreign Policy magazine, 1972-77; assistant secretary of state for Asian and Pacific affairs, 1977-81; managing director, Lehman Brothers, 1993-94; ambassador to Germany, 1993; assistant secretary of state for European and Canadian affairs, 1994-96; left State Department in February 1995 to become vice president of the investment banking firm Credit Suisse First Boston, his current job; architect of 1995 peace accord in Bosnia; special envoy to Greece and Turkey over Cyprus in 1997; unpaid White House envoy to the Balkans in Kosovo conflict.

FAMILY: Wife, Kati Marton. Two sons by previous marriage, two stepchildren.

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