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"to give hostage to fortune"

Posted by Paul Schneider on November 16, 2001

This phrase appears in a magazine article about H. Kissinger. The "one" in the phrase refers to one of two statements by Kissinger--neither of which are candid. The quote is as follows: "Kissinger gives one hostage to fortune in his earlier book, and another in a later book."

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