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Persons

  • Aaron, David L., senior member, National Security Council staff, until 1974; legislative assistant to Senator Walter Mondale from 1974 until 1976; Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, from 1977 until 1981
  • Abernethy, Robert, correspondent, NBC News
  • Acheson, Dean G., Secretary of State from 1949 until 1953
  • Amin, Haflzullah, President of Afghanistan from September until December 1979
  • Anderson, Jim, correspondent, United Press International
  • Andreotti, Giulio, Italian Prime Minister from 1976 until 1979
  • Askew, Reubin, Governor of Florida until 1979; thereafter Special Representative for Trade Negotiations
  • Atwood, J. Brian, legislative assistant to Senator Thomas Eagleton until 1977; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations and Legislative Officer for Atomic Energy, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and Legal Adviser, from 1977 until 1979; Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations, from August 3, 1979, until January 14, 1981
  • Azeredo da Silveira, Antonio Francisco, Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs until March 15, 1979
  • Bahr, Egon, West German Minister for Economic Cooperation from 1974 until 1976
  • Ball, George W., Under Secretary of State from 1961 until 1966; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations during 1968; adviser to the National Security Council on Iran during the Carter administration
  • Baker, Howard H. Jr., Senator (R-Tennessee)
  • Bartholomew, Reginald H., “Reg” Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff; Department of State, until January 1977; Deputy Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, from January until November 1977; member, National Security Council staff, USSR/East Europe Cluster, from November 1977 until April 1979; Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State, from July 1, 1979, until January 21, 1981
  • Bayh, Birch E., Senator (D-Indiana) until January 3, 1981
  • Begin, Menachem, Israeli Prime Minister from June 1977; also Minister of Defense from May 28, 1980; also Minister of Foreign Affairs from October 23, 1979, until March 10, 1980
  • Bellmon, Henry L., Senator (R-Oklahoma) until January 3, 1981
  • Bennet, Douglas J., Jr., Staff Director, Senate Budget Committee, until 1977; Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Affairs from March 18, 1977 until August 2, 1979; thereafter Administrator, Agency for International Development
  • Berger, Samuel R. “Sandy,” member, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1977 to 1979; thereafter, Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff
  • Bergland, Robert S., member, U.S. House of Representatives (DFL-Minnesota) until January 22, 1977; Secretary of Agriculture from January 23, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Bessmertnykh, Aleksandr A., Consul at the Soviet Embassy in Washington
  • Blackwill, Robert D., Special Assistant to Counselor Helmut Sonnenfeldt from 1974 until 1975; Political-Military Officer, U.S Embassy in London from 1975 until 1978; Political Counselor, U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1978 until 1979; member, National Security Council staff, West Europe Cluster, from September 1979 until January 1981
  • Blumenthal, W. Michael, chair, Bendix International; thereafter, Secretary of the Treasury from January 23, 1977, until August 4, 1979
  • Bourne, Peter, adviser, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; President’s Special Assistant for Health Issues from 1977 until July 20, 1978 and Director, White House Office of Drug Abuse Policies from June 1, 1977, until March 31, 1978
  • Boyd, Aquilino E., Panamanian Foreign Minister from 1976 until 1977
  • Brademas, John, member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Indiana) and Majority Whip until January 3, 1981
  • Brandt, Willy, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany until 1974; chair, Brandt Commission
  • Brehznev, Leonid I., General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • Brement, Marshall, Political Counselor, U.S. Embassy in Moscow from 1974 until 1976; Political Counselor, U.S. Embassy in Madrid from 1977 until 1979; member, National Security Council staff, USSR/East Europe Cluster, from May 1979 until January 1981
  • Brokaw, Tom, correspondent, NBC News and anchor, Today Show from 1976
  • Brooke, Edward W. III, Senator (R-Massachusetts) until January 3, 1979
  • Broomfield, William, member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Michigan)
  • Brown, George S., General, USAF; Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force until June 30, 1974; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from July 1974 until June 20, 1978
  • Brown, Harold, President, California Institute of Technology, until January 1977; Secretary of Defense from January 21, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Bruce, David K.E., Head of the U.S. Liaison Office in Beijing until September 25, 1974; U.S. Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from October 17, 1974, until February 12, 1976
  • Brzezinski, Zbigniew K., Professor, Columbia University and adviser to Jimmy Carter during the 1976 campaign; Director, Trilateral Commission, from 1973 until 1976; President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs from January 20, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Bukovsky, Vladimir, Soviet dissident
  • Bumpers, Dale, Governor of Arkansas until 1974; Senator (D-Arkansas) from January 3, 1975
  • Bundy, McGeorge, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 1961 until 1966; thereafter, President, Ford Foundation
  • Bunker, Ellsworth F., U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States from 1964 until 1966; Ambassador at Large from 1966 until 1967; U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam from 1967 until 1973; Ambassador-at-Large and co-negotiator of the Panama Canal Treaties from 1973 until June 30, 1978
  • Burger, Warren E., Chief Justice of the United States
  • Bush, George H.W., Chair, Republican National Committee, until September 16, 1974; Head of the U.S. Liaison Office in Beijing from September 26, 1974, until December 7, 1975; Director of Central Intelligence from January 30, 1976, until January 20, 1977; Republican nominee for Vice President, 1980; Vice President of the United States from January 20, 1981
  • Byrd, Robert C., Senator (D-West Virginia); Senate Majority Leader
  • Caglayangil, Ihsan Sabri, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs from March 31, 1975, to June 21, 1977
  • Callaghan, Lord James, British Prime Minister until May 4, 1979
  • Carswell, Robert, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
  • Carter, J. Hodding, III, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs and Department spokesperson from March 23, 1977, until June 30, 1980
  • Carter, James Earl, Jr. “Jimmy”, Governor of Georgia from 1971 until 1975; Democratic nominee for President, 1976; President of the United States from January 20, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Carter, Eleanor Rosalynn, First Lady of the United States from January 20, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Case, Clifford P., Senator (R-New Jersey) until January 3, 1979
  • Castro Ruz, Fidel, Premier of Cuba
  • Ceausescu, Nicolae, First Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party from 1965 and President of Romania from 1967
  • Chafee, John H., Senator (R-Rhode Island) from December 29, 1976
  • Chai Zemin, Chief of the People’s Republic of China Liaison Office from March 1978 until March 1979; PRC Ambassador to the United States from March 1979
  • Chancellor, John, Director, Voice of America, from 1965 until 1967; anchor, NBC Nightly News from 1970
  • Christopher, Warren M., Deputy Secretary of State from February 26, 1977, until January 16, 1981
  • Church, Frank F., Senator (D-Idaho) until January 3, 1981; chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee from January 3, 1979, until January 3, 1981
  • Civiletti, Benjamin R., Deputy Attorney General from 1978 until August 1979; Attorney General from August 16, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Clark, Bob, correspondent, ABC News; contributing host, ABC’s Issues and Answers
  • Clark, Richard C. “Dick”, Senator from (D-Iowa) until January 3, 1979; Ambassador-at-Large and U.S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs, from May 1 until November 1, 1979
  • Cleland, Joseph Maxwell “Max”, Administrator, Veterans Administration, from 1977 until 1981
  • Clifford, Clark M., White House Counsel during the Truman administration; Chair, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, from 1963 until 1968; Secretary of Defense from 1968 until 1969; President’s Special Emissary to Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, and India during the Carter administration
  • Clift, A. Denis, Senior Staff Member, Office of Europe, Canada, and Ocean Affairs, National Security Council staff, from 1974 until 1977; thereafter Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs
  • Cohen, William S., member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Maine) until January 3, 1979; thereafter, Senator
  • Connally, John, Secretary of the Treasury from 1970 until 1972
  • Constable, Peter D., Country Director for Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh, Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State, until 1976; Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Islamabad from 1976 until 1979; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs from 1979
  • Cooper, Richard N., Professor, Yale University, until 1977; Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from April 1977
  • Cossiga, Francesco, Italian Prime Minister from 1979 until 1980
  • Costle, Douglas M., Assistant Director for Natural Resources and Commerce, Congressional Budget Office, until 1977; Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency, from March 4, 1977
  • Cranston, Alan, Senator (D-California); also Democratic Whip from 1977
  • Cronkite, Walter, anchor, CBS Evening News
  • Culver, John C., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Iowa) until January 3, 1975; Senator from January 3, 1975, until January 3, 1981
  • Curtis, Carl T., Senator (R-Nebraska) until January 3, 1979
  • Cutler, Lloyd N., White House Counsel from 1979 until 1981
  • Danforth, John C., Senator (R-Missouri) from December 27, 1976
  • Dean, John W., White House Counsel from 1970 until 1973
  • de Guiringaud, Louis, French Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1976 until 1978
  • Deng Xiaoping (Teng Hsiao-p’ing), Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
  • Derian, Patricia Murphy “Patt”, Coordinator for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Office of the Deputy Secretary of State, from June 10, 1977, until August 17, 1977; thereafter, Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs until January 19, 1981
  • Desai, Morarji, Indian Prime Minister from March 24, 1977, until July 15, 1979
  • Dobrynin, Anatoly F., Soviet Ambassador to the United States
  • Dodson, Christine, Deputy Staff Secretary, National Security Council, from January until May 1977; thereafter Staff Secretary
  • Dole, Robert J., Senator (R-Kansas)
  • Domenici, Pete V., Senator (R-New Mexico)
  • Donovan, Hedley, Editor-in-Chief, TIME Magazine; Senior Adviser to the President, from August 1979 until August 1980
  • Doty, Paul, biochemist; founder, Harvard University Center for Science and International Affairs
  • Douglas, Paul, Senator (D-Illinois) from 1949 until 1967
  • Drell, Sidney, physicist; Executive Head, Theoretical Physics, Stanford Linear Acceleration Center; consultant, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Drew, Elizabeth, Washington correspondent for The New Yorker
  • Dubs, Adolph “Spike”, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs from 1975 until 1978; U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan from July 12, 1978, until his death on February 14, 1979
  • Dubinsky, Melvin, Chair, United Israel Appeal
  • Dulles, John Foster, Secretary of State from 1953 until 1959
  • Duncan, Charles W., Deputy Secretary of Defense from January 31, 1977, until July 26, 1979; Secretary of Energy from August 24, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Dunsmore, Barrie, correspondent, ABC News
  • Dyess, William J., Executive Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State, from 1975 until 1977; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs until August 1980; thereafter, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
  • Eastland, James O., Senator (D-Mississippi); President pro tempore until December 27, 1978
  • Ecevit, Bulent, Turkish Prime Minister from June 21, 1977, until July 21, 1977 and from January 5, 1978, until November 12, 1979
  • Ehrlich, Thomas, President, Legal Services Corporation until 1979; Department of State consultant, 1979; thereafter Director, International Development Cooperation Agency and Chair, Development Loan Committee and Development Coordination Committee
  • Ehrlichman, John, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs from 1969 until 1973
  • Eidenberg, Eugene “Gene”, Assistant to the President for Inter-governmental Affairs and Secretary to the Cabinet from June 1980
  • Eilts, Hermann F., U.S. Ambassador to Egypt until May 20, 1979
  • Eisele, Albert A., author and Washington correspondent for Knight-Ridder Newspapers; Press Secretary and Assistant to Vice President Mondale from 1977 until 1981
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D., President of the United States from 1953 to 1961
  • Eizenstat, Stuart E., Organizer, Issues Staff, Carter-Mondale campaign, from 1974 until 1976; Director of Policy Planning for the Transition, from November 1976 until January 1977; President’s Assistant for Domestic Affairs and Policy and Executive Director of the Domestic Council from January 1977 until January 1981
  • Eliss, Harry, national correspondent, The Christian Science Monitor:; panelist, 1980 Presidential Debate
  • Erb, Guy F., member, National Security Council staff, International Economics Cluster, from September 1977 until January 1980; thereafter Deputy Director, International Development Cooperation Agency
  • Evans, Rowland, syndicated columnist
  • Fahd bin Abdul al-Aziz al-Saud, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia; Saudi Minister of the Interior
  • Fahmy (Fahmi), Ismail, Egyptian Foreign Minister; Deputy Prime Minister from April 1975
  • Fairlie, Henry, British journalist; columnist for The Washington Post (“Fairlie at Large”) from 1976
  • Fallows, James, White House Chief Speechwriter from 1977 until 1979; thereafter Washington Editor, The Atlantic Monthly
  • Fascell, Dante B., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Florida)
  • Feinberg, Richard E., member, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1977 until 1980
  • Fisher, Max M., philanthropist and adviser to several presidents
  • Foley, Thomas S., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Washington)
  • Ford, Gerald R., Vice President of the United States until August 8, 1974; President of the United States from August 8, 1974, until January 20, 1977; Republican candidate for President in 1976
  • Foster, William C., Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, from 1961 until 1969
  • Frankel, Max, Associate Editor, The New York Times
  • Frederick, Pauline, correspondent, National Public Radio; moderator of one of the 1976 Presidential Debates
  • Friendly, Alfred, Jr., Newsweek and The New York Times correspondent; member, National Security Council staff, Press and Congressional Liaison Office and National Security Council Press Officer, from March 1980 until January 1981
  • Fukuda, Takeo, Japanese Prime Minister from December 24, 1976, until December 7, 1978
  • Gandhi, Indira, Indian Prime Minister until 1977 and from 1980
  • Garcia, Santiago Roel, Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1976 until 1979
  • Gardner, John W., Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1965 until 1968
  • Gardner, Richard N., advisor to Jimmy Carter during the 1976 presidential campaign; U.S. Ambassador to Italy from March 1977
  • Garn, Edwin Jacob “Jake”, Senator (R-Utah) from December 21, 1974
  • Garrison, Mark J., Director, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State, from 1974 to 1978; thereafter, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Moscow
  • Geisel, Ernesto, President of Brazil until March 15, 1979
  • Genscher, Hans-Dietrich, West German Foreign Minister
  • Gilligan, John J., Governor of Ohio until January 13, 1975; fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center from 1975 until 1976; Administrator, Agency for International Development, from March 30, 1977, until March 31, 1979
  • Ginsburg, Charles David, lawyer; founder, Americans for Democratic Action; Executive Director, National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Commission), 1967; General Counsel, Democratic National Committee, 1968
  • Ginzburg, Aleksandr, Soviet dissident and human rights activist
  • Gierek, Edward, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers’ (Communist) Party until September 1980
  • Gilpatric, Roswell L., Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1961 until 1964
  • Giscard d’Estaing, Valery, President of France from 1974
  • Glenn, John H. Jr., Senator (D-Ohio) from December 24, 1974
  • Goldberg, Arthur J., former Supreme Court Justice; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1965 until 1968; Ambassador at Large and head of the U.S. Delegation to the Belgrade CSCE Conference from September 23, 1977, until July 27, 1978
  • Goldwater, Barry, Senator (R-Arizona)
  • Goldschmidt, Neil, Mayor of Portland, Oregon until 1979; Secretary of Transportation from September 24, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Granum, Rex, Press Director, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; White House Deputy Press Secretary from January 1977 until January 1981
  • Gravel, Maurice Robert “Mike”, Senator (D-Alaska)
  • Greenfield, Mary Ellen “Meg”, deputy editorial page editor, The Washington Post, and Newsweek columnist
  • Gromyko, Andrei A., Soviet Foreign Minister and Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • Habib, Philip C., U.S. Ambassador to Korea until August 19, 1974; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from September 27, 1974, until June 30, 1976; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from July 1, 1976, until April 1, 1978; thereafter Senior Adviser to the Secretary on Caribbean Issues; also Secretary of State ad interim, from January 20 until January 23, 1977
  • Hamilton, Lee H., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Indiana)
  • Harriman, W. Averell, Governor of New York from 1955 until 1958; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 1963 until 1965; Ambassador at Large from 1965 until 1969
  • Harris, Patricia Roberts, lawyer; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from January 23, 1977, until August 3, 1979; Secretary of Health and Human Services from August 3, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Hart, Gary, Senator (D-Colorado) from January 3, 1975
  • Hartman, Arthur A., Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from January 8, 1974, until June 8, 1977; U.S. Ambassador to France from July 7, 1977; also acting Secretary of State, February 1977
  • Hassan II, King of Morocco
  • Hatfield, Paul G., Senator (D-Montana) from January 22 until December 14, 1978
  • Hathaway, Dale E., Director, International Food Policy Research Institute until March 1977; thereafter Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs (title elevated to Under Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs following passage of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978)
  • Hayakawa, S.I., President, San Francisco State College until 1973; Senator (R-California) from January 2, 1977
  • Heilman, Yehuda, Executive Vice Chair, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
  • Helms, Jesse R., Senator (R-North Carolina)
  • Hertzberg, Arthur, Rabbi; President, American Jewish Congress until 1978; also, Vice President, World Jewish Congress
  • Hesburgh, Theodore, Reverend; President, Notre Dame University until 1977; Chair, Overseas Development Council
  • Higgins, Thomas, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet
  • Hilliard, William, assistant managing editor, Portland Oregonian; panelist, 1980 Presidential Debate
  • Hodges, Kaneaster, Jr., Senator (D-Arkansas) from December 10, 1977, until January 3, 1979
  • Hoffberger, Jerold, philanthropist; President, National Brewing Company
  • Holbrooke, Richard C., managing editor, Foreign Policy, until 1976; member and foreign policy adviser, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from March 23, 1977, until January 13, 1981
  • Holloway, James L. III, Admiral, USN; Chief of Naval Operations from 1974 until 1978; member, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Holmes, Oliver Wendell Jr., Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court from 1902 until 1932
  • Hua Guofeng, member of the Politburo; Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China from 1976 until 1980; Chair of the Chinese Communist Party from 1976 until 1981
  • Hufstedler, Shirley A. Mount, Judge of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit until November 1979; thereafter, Secretary of Education
  • Humphrey, Hubert Horatio, Jr., Vice President of the United States from 1965 until 1969; Democratic nominee for President in 1968; Senator (DFL-Minnesota) from 1971 until his death on January 13, 1978
  • Humphrey, Muriel B., Senator (DFL-Minnesota) from January 25 until November 7, 1978
  • Hunter, Robert E., member, National Security Council staff, West Europe Cluster, from January 1977 until August 1979; Middle East/North Africa Cluster, from September 1979 until January 1981
  • Huntington, Samuel P., co-editor, Foreign Policy, until 1977; member, National Security Council staff, National Security Planning, from February 1977 until August 1978; thereafter Director, Harvard University Center for International Affairs
  • Hussein bin Talal I (Husayn), King of Jordan
  • Hutcheson, Richard G., Ill, White House Staff Secretary from January 1977 until January 1981
  • Hyland, William G., Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State, from January 21, 1974, until November 24, 1975; Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from November 1975 until January 1977; member, National Security Council staff, USSR/East Europe Cluster, from January until October 1977
  • Inderfurth, Karl F. “Rick”, member, Carter-Mondale transition team, 1976; Special Assistant to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs from January 1977 until April 1979; Deputy Staff Director, U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, from 1979 until 1981
  • Inouye, Daniel K., Senator (D-Hawaii)
  • Jackson, Henry M. “Scoop”, Senator (D-Washington)
  • Jagoda, Barry, media adviser, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; thereafter, Special Assistant to the President for Media and Public Affairs
  • Janeway, Michael C., Special Assistant to the Secretary of State from 1977 until 1978
  • Javits, Jacob K., Senator (R-New York) until January 3, 1981
  • Jenkins, Kempton B., Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations and Legislative Officer for Nuclear Non-Proliferation until 1978; staff member, Foreign Service Institute, from 1978 until 1980; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for East-West Trade, from 1980; also Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations, from 1976 until 1977
  • Jennings, Peter, correspondent, ABC News and co-anchor, ABC World News Tonight from 1978
  • Johnson, Lyndon Baines, President of the United States from 1963 until 1969
  • Jones, David, General, USAF; Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force from July 1, 1974, until June 20, 1978; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from June 21, 1978
  • Jordan, Hamilton, Chair, Carter-Mondale campaign 1976; Assistant to the President from 1977 until July 1979; White House Chief of Staff from July 1979 until June 1980
  • Kalb, Marvin, correspondent, CBS News
  • Kane, Robert, Director of Athletics, Cornell University, until 1976; President, U.S. Olympic Committee from 1977 until 1981
  • Katz, Julius L., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Resources and Food Policy until September 1976; Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs from 1976 until 1979
  • Katzenbach, Nicholas DeB., Under Secretary of State from 1966 until 1969
  • Kennan, George F., historian; Director, Policy Planning Staff and Counselor, Department of State during the Truman administration; U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union during 1952; U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1961 until 1963
  • Kennedy, Edward M. “Ted”, Senator (D-Massachusetts)
  • Kennedy, John F., President of the United States from 1961 until 1963
  • Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah, exiled leader of the Iranian Shi’ite sect to February 1979; first Supreme Leader of Iran from December 1979
  • Khrushchev, Nikita, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 until 1964
  • Kirillin, Vladimir A., Soviet Deputy Prime Minister; Chairman of the State Committee of the Council of Ministers for Science and Technology
  • Kirkland, Lane, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL–CIO
  • Kirschenbaum, Bruce, Deputy to the Assistant to the President for Inter-governmental Affairs
  • Kirschschlager, Rudolf, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs until 1974; thereafter, President of Austria
  • Kissinger, Henry A., President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs from January 20, 1969, until November 3, 1975; Secretary of State from September 21, 1973, until January 20, 1977
  • Klurfeld, Jim, reporter, Newsday
  • Klutznick, Philip M., Secretary of Commerce from January 9, 1980, until January 20, 1981
  • Knoche, Enno Henry “Hank”, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence until August 1, 1977; also Acting Director of Central Intelligence from January 20 until March 9, 1977
  • Knox, William Franklin “Frank”, publisher, The Chicago Daily News; Republican Vice Presidential nominee, 1936; Secretary of the Navy from 1940 until his death on April 28, 1944
  • Komer, Robert W., consultant, RAND Corporation; Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from October 24, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Komplektov, Viktor G., Deputy Chief of the United States of America Department in the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Korniyenko, Georgy M., Soviet First Deputy Foreign Minister
  • Kosygin, Aleksey N., Chair (Premier) of the Soviet Council of Ministers until 1980; Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • Kraft, Joseph, syndicated columnist
  • Kramer, Frank, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • Kreisberg, Paul H., Political Officer, U.S. Embassy in New Delhi until 1975; Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1977
  • Kreps, Juanita Morris, Vice President, Duke University until 1976; Secretary of Commerce from January 23, 1977, until October 31, 1979
  • Kreisky, Bruno, Chancellor of Austria
  • Krimer, William D., interpreter, Department of State
  • Krueger, C. Robert, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-Texas); Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for Mexican Affairs from October 23, 1979, to February 1, 1981
  • Lake, W. Anthony K., head, International Voluntary Services, during the mid 1970s; Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from January 1977 until January 1981
  • Larrabee, F. Stephen, member, National Security Council staff, USSR/East Europe Cluster, from September 1978 until January 1981
  • Laxalt, Paul D., Senator (R-Nevada)
  • de Larosiere, Jacques, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, from June 17, 1978
  • Levine, Arthur, President, United Synagogue of America
  • Levitsky, Melvyn, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy in Moscow until 1975; Bilateral Relations Section, Office of Soviet Union Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State, from 1975 until 1978; Deputy Director for Geographic Affairs, Office of UN Political Affairs, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, from 1978 until 1980; thereafter, Director
  • Linowitz, Sol M., Ambassador-at-Large and co-negotiator of the Panama Canal Treaties; Chair, Presidential Commission on World Hunger from 1978 until 1980; Personal Representative of the President from 1980
  • Lipshutz, Robert J., White House Counsel from 1977 until 1979
  • Lissakers, Karin M., Deputy Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1979
  • Long, Clarence D., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Maryland)
  • Long, Franklin A., chemist; Director, Cornell University Peace Studies Program
  • Long, Russell B., Senator (D-Louisiana)
  • Lopez-Portillo, Jose, President of Mexico
  • Luers, William H., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from March 1975 until September 1976; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from September 1976 until 1977; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from 1977 until 1978; U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela from October 9, 1978
  • Lugar, Richard G., Mayor of Indianapolis until 1975; Senator (R-Indiana) from January 3, 1977
  • Luns, Joseph, Secretary-General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Maass, Richard, founder, Conference on Soviet Jewry
  • MacLeish, Archibald, American poet and former Librarian of Congress
  • MacNeil, Nicholas, member, Carter-Mondale Transition Planning Group
  • MacNeil, Robert, co-anchor, PBS The Mac-Neil-Lerher Report (later Mac-Neil Lerher Newshour)
  • Magnuson, Warren G., Senator (D-Washington) until January 3, 1981; President Pro Tempore from January 3, 1979, until January 3, 1981
  • Makarov, Vasily G., Chef de Cabinet to the Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Mansfield, Michael J. “Mike”, Senator (D-Montana) until January 3, 1977; U.S. Ambassador to Japan from June 10, 1977
  • Marshall, George C., Secretary of State from 1947 until 1949; Secretary of Defense from 1950 until 1951
  • Mathias, Charles M., Jr., “Mac”, Senator (R-Maryland)
  • Maynes, Charles William “Bill”, member, Carter-Mondale transition team, 1976; Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from April 14, 1977, until April 9, 1980
  • McCloy, John J., President, World Bank and International Monetary Fund from 1947 until 1949; U.S. High Commissioner for Germany, from 1949 until 1952; Chair, Chase Manhattan Bank from 1953 until 1960; Chair, Ford Foundation from 1958 until 1965; adviser to numerous presidents
  • McCone, John A., Director of Central Intelligence from 1961 until 1965
  • McCullough, David, prize-winning American author and historian
  • McGovern, George S., Senator (D-South Dakota) until January 3, 1981; Democratic nominee for President, 1972
  • McHenry, Donald F., member, Department of State Transition Team, 1976; Project Director, Humanitarian Policy Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace until March 1977; U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations from March 1977 until September 1979; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from September 23, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • McIntyre, James T., Jr., Director, Georgia Office of Planning and Budget until February 1977; Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget, from February until September, 1977; acting Director from September 1977 until March 24, 1978; thereafter Director
  • McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense from 1961 until 1968; thereafter, President, World Bank and International Monetary Fund
  • Meany, George, President of the AFL–CIO until 1979
  • Miller, Israel, Rabbi; founding President, American Zionist Federation; Chair, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations; Vice President, Yeshiva University
  • Miller, G. William, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve from 1977; Secretary of the Treasury from August 6, 1979, until January 20, 1981
  • Mondale, Walter F. “Fritz”, Senator (DFL-Minnesota) until December 30, 1976; Vice President of the United States from January 20, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Monroe, William B. “Bill”, moderator, NBC Meet the Press
  • Moore, Frank, national finance director, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison from 1977 until 1981
  • Moose, Richard M., staff associate, Senate Foreign Relations Committee until 1976; Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management from March 18 until August 15, 1977; Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from July 6, 1977, until January 16, 1981
  • Morgan, Robert B., Senator (D-North Carolina) from January 3, 1975, until January 3, 1981
  • Moyer, Homer, General Counsel, Department of Commerce
  • Moynihan, Daniel Patrick, U.S. Ambassador to India from 1973 until 1975; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1975 until 1976; Senator (D-New York) from January 3, 1977
  • Muskie, Edmund S., Senator (D-Maine) until May 1980; Democratic nominee for Vice President, 1968; Secretary of State from May 8, 1980, until January 18, 1981
  • Muzorewa, Abel, Bishop; leader of the United African National Council, Rhodesia
  • Navon, Yitzhak, President of Israel
  • Neidle, Alan F., Director and Special Assistant, Policy Planning and Reports Staff, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State; thereafter Deputy Assistant Director, Multilateral Affairs Bureau, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • Neto, Antonio Agostinho, leader of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA); President of the People’s Republic of Angola from November 11, 1975, until September 10, 1979
  • Newsom, David D., U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia until October 6, 1977; U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, from November 11, 1977, until March 30, 1978; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from April 19, 1978; Secretary of State ad interim, May 2-4, 1980, and January 18, 1981
  • Newsom, Eric D., Office of NATO and Atlantic Political-Military Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, Department of State, from 1977 until 1978; Special Assistant, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, 1978; Deputy Director and also Acting Director, Office of International Security Policy, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, from 1978 until 1979; thereafter staff member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
  • Nimetz, Matthew, Counselor of the Department of State from March 30, 1977, until March 19, 1980; Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs from February 19 until December 5, 1980; also, acting Coordinator for Refugee Affairs, 1979
  • Nixon, Richard M., President of the United States from January 20, 1969, until August 9, 1974
  • Nkomo, Joshua, leader of the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU)
  • Novak, Robert D., syndicated columnist
  • Nunn, Samuel A., Senator (D-Georgia)
  • Odom, William E., Lieutenant General, USA, Military Attache, U.S. Embassy in Moscow until 1974; research associate, Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University, from 1974 until 1975; associate professor, United States Military Academy, from 1974 until 1977; senior research associate, Research Institute on International Change, from 1975 until 1977; Military Assistant to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs from 1977 until 1981
  • Ogarkov, Nikolay, Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Union
  • Ohira, Masayoshi, Prime Minister of Japan from December 1978 until June 1980
  • O’Neill, Thomas P., Jr. “Tip”, member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Massachusetts) and Speaker of the House of Representatives
  • Owen, Lord David, British Foreign Secretary from February 21, 1977, until May 4, 1979
  • Owen, Henry D., Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1966 until 1969; Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution until March 1977; advisor to Jimmy Carter during the 1976 campaign; member, National Security Council staff, International Economics Cluster, from 1977 until 1981; also Ambassador at Large and Coordinator for International Economic Summits from October 20, 1978, until January 21, 1981
  • Packard, David S., Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1969 until 1971
  • Pahlavi, Mohammed Reza, Shah of Iran
  • Panofsky, Wolfgang K.H., physicist; Director, Stanford University Linear Accelerator Center
  • Park Chung-hee, President of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) until October 26, 1979
  • Pastor, Robert A., Executive Director, Linowitz Commission on U.S.-Latin American Relations from February 1975 until January 1977; advisor to Jimmy Carter during the 1976 campaign; member, National Security Council staff, Latin American/Caribbean, North/South Cluster, from January 1977 until January 1981
  • Patolichev, Nikolay Semenovich, Soviet Minister of Foreign Trade
  • Pearson, James B., Senator (R-Kansas) until December 23, 1978
  • Percy, Charles H., Senator (R-Illinois)
  • Podgorny, Nikolay, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet until June 16, 1977; Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • Pol Pot, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (Cambodia) until 1981; also, Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea (Cambodia) until January 7, 1979
  • Powell, Joseph L., Jr. “Jody”, White House Press Secretary from January 20, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Press, Frank, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology until June 1, 1977; thereafter, Special Adviser to the President for Science and Technology and Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Proxmire, William, Senator (D-Wisconsin)
  • Pustay, John, Lieutenant General, USAF, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Putnam, Robert D., Professor, University of Michigan; member, National Security Council staff, 1978
  • Qaddafi, Muammar, Colonel (Muamar Gaddafi), Chairman, Revolutionary Command Council of Libya
  • Quandt, William, member, National Security Council staff, Middle East/North Africa Cluster, from January 1977 until August 1979
  • Rabin, Yitzhak, Israeli Prime Minister from 1974 until 1977
  • Rafshoon, Gerald, Assistant to the President for Communications from July 1, 1978, until August 14, 1979; thereafter, media director, Carter-Mondale campaign
  • Read, Benjamin M., President, U.S. German Marshall Fund until 1977; thereafter Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management
  • Reagan, Ronald W., Governor of California until January 6, 1975; Republican candidate for President in 1976; Republican nominee for President in 1980; President of the United States from January 20, 1981, until January 20, 1989
  • Reuss, Henry S., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Wisconsin); chair, House Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs
  • Reynolds, Frank, correspondent, ABC News; co-anchor, ABC World News Tonight, from 1978; original anchor, America Held Hostage (later renamed Nightline)
  • Ribicoff, Abraham A., Senator (D-Connecticut) until January 3, 1981
  • Robinson, Charles W., Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from January 3, 1975, until April 9, 1976; Deputy Secretary of State from April 9, 1976, until January 20, 1977
  • Rockefeller, John D. III, philanthropist; founder, Asia Society
  • Rogers, Bernard, General, USA; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army from 1976 until 1979; member, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Rogers, William D., Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from October 7, 1974, until June 18, 1976; Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs until December 31, 1976
  • Rogers, William P., Secretary of State from 1969 until 1973
  • Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, President of the United States from 1933 until 1945
  • Rosenbaum, Herman, President, National Council of Young Israel
  • Rosenfeld, Stephen, editor and columnist, The Washington Post
  • Rostow, Walt W., Counselor and Director, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, until 1966; Special Assistant to the President from 1966 until 1969
  • Rowan, Carl T., Director, United States Information Agency from 1964 until 1965; thereafter, syndicated columnist
  • Rowe, James H., lawyer; administrative assistant to Franklin Roosevelt from 1939 until 1941; adviser to Lyndon Johnson
  • Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State from 1961 until 1969; Professor, University of Georgia School of Law from 1970
  • Sadat, Anwar al-, President of Egypt
  • Sakharov, Andrei Dmitrievich, physicist and Soviet dissident; recipient, 1975 Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sanders, Edward, President, American Israel Public Affairs Committee from 1975 until 1976; Deputy National Campaign Director, Carter-Mondale campaign, 1976; Senior Adviser to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Jewish Affairs from July 1978 until March 1980
  • Saouma, Edouard, Director, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, from 1976
  • Saunders, Harold H. “Hal”, member, National Security Council staff, until mid 1974; Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs from mid 1974 until 1975; Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State from December 1, 1975, until April 10, 1978; thereafter Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
  • Savimbi, Jonas Malheiro, leader of the Angolan national liberation movement UNITA
  • Schecter, Jerrold, member, National Security Council staff, Press and Congressional Liaison Office, Press Officer and Associate Press Secretary from January 1977 until February 1980
  • Scheel Walter, West German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister from October 1969 to 1974; President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1974
  • Scheuer, James H., President, National Housing Conference until 1974; member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-New York) from January 3, 1975
  • Schieffer, Bob, correspondent, CBS News
  • Schindler, Alexander, Rabbi; President, Union of American Hebrew Congregations
  • Schlesinger, James R., Secretary of Defense until November 19, 1975; Secretary of Energy from August 5, 1977, until July 20, 1979; Special Assistant to the President, Energy Office, from January 21, 1977, until August 4, 1977
  • Schmidt, Helmut, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Schultze, Charles L., Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, from 1977 until 1980
  • Schweid, Barry, correspondent, Associated Press
  • Scowcroft, Brent, Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs until November 1975; President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs from November 3, 1975, until January 20, 1977
  • Scranton, William, former Governor of Pennsylvania; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from March 15, 1976, until January 19, 1977
  • Senghor, Leopold, President of Senegal
  • Shcharanskiy, Anatoly, Soviet dissident
  • Sheinkman, Jacob, Secretary/Treasurer, Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers; President, Jewish Labor Committee
  • Shriver, R. Sargent, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, 1972
  • Shulman, Marshall D., Special Adviser to the Secretary of State
  • Simon, William, Secretary of the Treasury until January 1977
  • Slepak, Vladimir, Soviet radio engineer denied an exit visa in 1970
  • Sloss, Leon, Deputy Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State, until 1975; Assistant Director, International Relations Bureau and later International Security Programs Bureau, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, from 1976 until 1978
  • Smith, Howard K. co-anchor, ABC Evening News, until 1975; thereafter political analyst and commentator, ABC News; moderator of the 1980 Presidential Debate
  • Smith, Ian, Prime Minister of Rhodesia until June 1, 1979
  • Smith, William, Lieutenant General, USAF, Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, from 1975
  • Solarz, Stephen J., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-New York) from January 3, 1975
  • Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I., Soviet novelist and historian forced into exile
  • Solomon, Anthony M., Under Secretary of the Treasury from 1977 until 1980; President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1980
  • Somoza Debayle, Anastasio, President of Nicaragua
  • Sonnenfeldt, Helmut “Hal”, member, National Security Council staff, until 1974; Counselor, Department of State from 1974 until 1977
  • Sorensen, Theodore C. “Ted”, President’s Special Counsel from 1961 until 1963; Jimmy Carter’s unsuccessful nominee for head of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1977
  • Spain, James W., U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania from January 8, 1976, until August 21, 1979; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey from February 26, 1980
  • Sparkman, John J., Senator (D-Alabama); chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, until January 3, 1979
  • Speth, James Gustave “Gus”, co-founder and staff attorney, National Resources Defense Council; member, Council on Environmental Quality, from 1977 until 1979; acting Chair from April until August 1979; Chair, CEQ and Chair, Task Force on Global Resources and Environment, from August 2, 1979
  • Stafford, Robert T., Senator (R-Vermont)
  • Stennis, John C., Senator (D-Mississippi)
  • Sternstein, Joseph, Rabbi; President, Zionist Organization of America
  • Stevenson, Adlai, Democratic nominee for President in 1952 and 1956
  • Stone, Marvin, Editor, U.S. News and World Report
  • Strauss, Robert S., Special Representative for Trade Negotiations from 1977 until 1979; Personal Representative of the President from April 1979
  • Sukhodrev, Viktor, Soviet interpreter
  • Suslov, Mikhal A., Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union; Member of the Politburo of the Central Committee
  • Tack, Juan Antonio, Panamanian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Talmadge, Herman E., Senator (D-Georgia) until January 3, 1981
  • Tannenbaum, Bernice S., National President, Hadassah
  • Tarnoff, Peter, Director, Office of Research and Analysis for Western Europe, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State, until 1977; Special Assistant to the Secretary and Executive Secretary, Department of State, from April 4, 1977, until February 8, 1981
  • Teng Hsaio-p’ing, See Deng Xiaoping
  • Thatcher, Margaret, British Prime Minister from 1979
  • Thornton, Thomas P., member, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, until 1977; thereafter member, National Security Council staff, South Asia/UN Matters, North/South Cluster
  • Tito, Josip Broz, President of Yugoslavia until 1980
  • Todman, Terence A., U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica until January 24, 1977; Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs and U.S. Coordinator, Alliance for Progress from April 1, 1977, until June 27, 1978; U.S. Ambassador to Spain from July 20, 1978
  • Toon, Malcom, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union until October 1979
  • Torrijos Herrera, Omar, Brigadier General, Commander of Panamanian and National Guard, de facto leader of Panama
  • Trudeau, Pierre Elliot, Canadian Prime Minister until June 3, 1979, and from March 3, 1980
  • Thurmond, J. Strom, Senator (R-South Carolina)
  • Togo, Fumihiko, Japanese Ambassador to the United States
  • Trewhitt, Henry, diplomatic correspondent, Baltimore Sun; panelist, 1976 Presidential Debates
  • Truman, Harry S, President of the United States from 1945 to 1953
  • Turner, Stansfield, Admiral, USN, Commander-in-chief, AFSOUTH, until February 1977; Director of Central Intelligence from March 9, 1977, until January 20, 1981
  • Twaddell, William H., Office of Economic Research and Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State, from July 1975 until January 1977; Special Assistant, Office of the Secretary, from January 1977
  • Udall, Morris K. “Mo”, member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Arizona)
  • Ushiba, Nobuhiko, Japanese Minister for External Economic Affairs
  • Ustinov, Dmitry, Soviet Minister of Defense
  • Vaky, Viron P. “Pete”, U.S. Ambassador to Columbia from April 5, 1974, until June 23, 1976; U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela from July 26, 1976, until June 24, 1978; Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs from July 18, 1978, until November 30, 1979
  • Valeriani, Richard, diplomatic correspondent, NBC News; panelist, 1976 Presidential Debates
  • Vance, Cyrus R., Secretary of State from January 23, 1977, until April 28, 1980
  • Vanik, Charles, member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Ohio)
  • Vest, George S., Director, Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs, Department of State, until March 27, 1977; Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs from June 16, 1977
  • Vogelgesang, Sandra, member, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State, from 1977 until 1979; Special Assistant for Policy Planning, Bureau of European Affairs, from January 1979
  • Voorde, Frances “Fran”, Deputy Appointments Secretary to the President
  • Vorontsov, Yuli M., Soviet Minister Counselor to the United States
  • Waldheim, Kurt, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Walters, Barbara, correspondent, NBC News and co-anchor, NBC’s Today Show until 1976; correspondent, ABC News and co-anchor, ABC Evening News, from 1976 until 1978; co-anchor, ABC’s 20/20
  • Warnke, Paul C., Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from March 1977 until October 1978
  • Watson, Jack, Head, Carter-Mondale Policy Planning Group, 1976; Assistant to the President for Inter-governmental Affairs and Secretary to the Cabinet until June 1980; thereafter White House Chief of Staff
  • Watson, Thomas J. Jr., chair, International Business Machines, until 1979; Ambassador to the Soviet Union from October 29, 1979, until January 15, 1981
  • Weil, Frank A., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Domestic and International Business and head of the International Trade Administration from 1977 until 1979
  • Westbrook, Samuel W. III, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF; action officer, Directorate of Plans, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Plans and Operations, U.S. Air Force, from 1975 until 1977; member, National Security Council staff, from 1977 until 1978; thereafter, chief of the staff group for the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force
  • Wexler, Anne, White House Assistant for Public Outreach from May 1, 1978, until January 1981
  • Wilkins, Roy, Executive Director, NAACP
  • Wilson, Lewis, General, USMC; Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps; member, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States from 1913 until 1921
  • Wise, Phillip M., Jr., member, Carter-Mondale transition team; Deputy Appointments Secretary to the President, from August 1977 until May 1978; thereafter, Appointments Secretary to the President
  • Witteveen, Johannes H., Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Woodcock, Leonard, President of the United Auto Workers until 1977; Chief of the U.S. Liaison Office in Beijing from July 1977 until March 1979
  • Yeh, George K.C., Republic of China Foreign Minister during the 1950s
  • York, Herbert, physicist; former Chancellor, University of California-San Diego
  • Young, Andrew J., Jr., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Georgia) until January 29, 1977; U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations from January 30, 1977, until September 23, 1979
  • Young, Charles William “C.W.” or “Bill”, member, U.S. House of Representatives (R-Florida)
  • Zablocki, Clement J., member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Wisconsin); chair, House Committee on International Relations
  • Zia-ul-Haq, Mohammed, President of Pakistan
  • Zorinsky, Edward, Mayor of Omaha until December 1976; Senator (D-Nebraska) from December 28, 1976