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Alexander Haig (1924–2010)

Nixon's Chief of Staff, 1973-74. Finally urged Nixon to resign. NATO Commander from 1975 to 1979. Secretary of State for Ronald Reagan. Got himself in hot water after the assassination attempt against the President in March 1981 when he appeared in the Press Room in the White House and announced "As of now, I'm in charge here." Vice-President ... See full bio »

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 2008 Henry Kissinger - Geheimnisse einer Supermacht (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 911 Octopus (Video documentary)
 2006 Rendezvous with Death: Why John F. Kennedy Had to Die (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 History Declassified: Nixon in China (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 War Stories with Oliver North (TV Series documentary)
 2003 Les mercredis de l'histoire (TV Series documentary)
- CIA: Guerres secrètes (2003) ... Himself
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary)
 2000 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
- Failed Assassinations (2000) ... Himself
 2000 The American President (TV Series documentary)
Benjamin Harrison
- Family Ties (2000) ... Benjamin Harrison (voice)
 1999 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.3 (1999) ... Himself (as General Alexander Haig)
 1999 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
- MacArthur (1999) ... Himself
 1998 Les Hommes de la Maison Blanche (TV Movie documentary)
Alexander Haig
 1997 Our Time in Hell: The Korean War (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 World Business Review (TV Series)
2nd Host
 1994 Watergate (TV Series documentary)
Himself(1994) / Himself
- The Fall of a President (1994) ... Himself(1994) (as Gen. Alexander Haig)
- The Conspiracy Crumbles (1994) ... Himself(1994) (as Gen. Alexander Haig)
- A Third Rate Burglary (1994) ... Himself (as Gen. Alexander Haig)
 1992 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
- Woolly Al Walks the Kitty Back (1992) ... Himself
 1987 Firing Line (TV Series)
 1981-1984 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- On Course for War (1984) ... Himself
- Episode dated 26 January 1981 (1981) ... Himself
 1983 To Bear Witness (Documentary short)
 1983 James Bond: The First 21 Years (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis (TV Movie)
 1982 Let Poland Be Poland (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 The Ten Thousand Day War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (Nixon's Chief of Staff) (as Gen. Alexander Haig)
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3 Print Biographies | 9 Portrayals | 3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gen. Alexander Haig | General Alexander Haig

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[on the introduction of a secret recording facility in the Oval Office by President Nixon]. It never occurred to me that anyone in his right mind would install anything so Orwellian as a system that never turned off, that preserved every word, every curse, every tantrum, every flight of presidential paranoia, every bit of flattery and bad advice and tattling by his advisers.


Fond words of remembrance written by former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Adviser, Henry Kissinger, for "Time" magazine's Milestones section (Issue: March 8, 2010). See more »

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