Henry Kissinger equally comfortable on world and small-town stages

Former Sectretary of State Henry Kissinger of Kent, photographed at a recent Kent Lecture Series program, will sign copies of his “On China” at the Sharon Summer Book Signing on the Green Aug. 5. Photo by Asher Pavel

SHARON — International diplomacy and rustic community support come together next weekend at the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon when Henry Kissinger will be among the authors at the 15th annual Sharon Summer Book Signing on the Green, Aug. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Kissinger will be there with his latest book, “On China.”

The part-time Kent resident has the distinction of being the only secretary of state most people can name. For some, it was because he served during the memorable presidency of Richard Nixon (and then Gerald Ford).

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