Former U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger passes away
June 4th, 2011
10:56 AM ET
4 years ago

Former U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger passes away

Washington (CNN) –Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the only career foreign service officer to rise to the position of secretary of state, has died, according to a statement from former President George H.W. Bush's office released Saturday.

Eagleburger, whose difficult assignments included the first Gulf War and Yugoslavia, was 80.

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  1. GI Joe

    R. I. P.

    He was 1000% better than Condi (I can't think of one single thing she ever did).

    June 4, 2011 11:07 am at 11:07 am |
  2. frank from Indiana

    Blessed are the peacemakers. RIP.

    June 5, 2011 02:06 am at 2:06 am |