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Sandy Berger
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19th United States National Security Advisor
In office
March 14, 1997 – January 20, 2001
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Anthony Lake
Succeeded by Condoleezza Rice
United States Deputy National Security Advisor
In office
January 20, 1993 – March 14, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Jonathan Howe
Succeeded by James Steinberg
Personal details
Born
Samuel Richard Berger

(1945-10-28)October 28, 1945
Millerton, New York, U.S.
Died December 2, 2015(2015-12-02) (aged 70)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Susan Harrison Berger
Children 3 children
Alma mater Cornell University(Bachelor of Arts)
Harvard University(Juris Doctor)
Occupation Political consultant
Political pundit
Lobbyist
Lawyer

Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger (October 28, 1945 – December 2, 2015) was an American political consultant of Jewish descent. He served as the United States National Security Advisor for President Bill Clinton from March 14, 1997 until January 20, 2001. Before that, he served as the Deputy National Security Advisor for the Clinton Administration from January 20, 1993 until March 14, 1997.

In 2005, Berger got a fine of $50,000 and had to do 100 hours of community service because he had taken documents from the National Archives in Washington although he wasn't allowed to do this.

Sandy Berger died of cancer of unknown primary origin in Washington, D.C. on December 2, 2015, aged 70.



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