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|19th United States National Security Advisor|
March 14, 1997 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Anthony Lake|
|Succeeded by||Condoleezza Rice|
|United States Deputy National Security Advisor|
January 20, 1993 – March 14, 1997
|Preceded by||Jonathan Howe|
|Succeeded by||James Steinberg|
Samuel Richard Berger
October 28, 1945
Millerton, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 2, 2015
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Susan Harrison Berger|
|Alma mater||Cornell University(Bachelor of Arts)
Harvard University(Juris Doctor)
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.
Sandy Berger died of cancer of unknown primary origin in Washington, D.C. on December 2, 2015, aged 70.
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Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen (center and pointing hand) gives the opening remarks at a Pentagon briefing for President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore on February 17, 1998. Clinton was in the Pentagon to meet with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his national security team for a Gulf region update. Berger is seated to Cohen's left.
The National Archives building in Washington, D.C..
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