TSA Insists on Patting Down Kissinger

Monday, 14 May 2012 05:01 PM

By Martin Gould

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A Nobel Peace Prize is no guarantee that you can sail through airport security without being subjected to an embarrassing full pat-down — ask Henry Kissinger.

The 88-year-old had to get out of his wheelchair for a “full Monty” pat down as he passed through New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Friday on his way to Toronto, the Washington Post reports.

And the Transportation Security Administration agents who insisted on giving him the full search apparently had no idea who he was, said freelance reporter Matthew Cole who witnessed the search — even after they asked him his name.

“He stood with his suit jacket off, and he was wearing suspenders. They gave him the full pat-down. None of the agents seemed to know who he was,” Cole told the Post.

Kissinger, national security adviser and Secretary of State under Richard Nixon, won the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize for his part in ending the Vietnam War.



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