The Nation: Young Immigrants

Henry Kissinger's nomination as Secretary of State serves as a reminder that, after the Albert Einsteins and the Arturo Toscaninis, already-distinguished refugees from the European fascism of the 1930s, a whole new generation of immigrants have made contributions to the U.S. Among them:

Mike Nichols, 41, movie director,

came from Germany in 1939.

Claes Oldenburg, 44, artist, from

Sweden in 1938.

I.M. Pei, 56, architect, from China

in 1935.

Helmut Sonnenfeldt, 46, awaiting

confirmation as Under Secretary of the

Treasury, from Germany in 1944.

Charles Bluhdorn, 46, chairman,

Gulf & Western, from Austria in 1942.

Lukas Foss, 51, composer-conductor,


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