Press: Bad Company: Kissinger sues Penthouse

Kissinger sues Penthouse

As a rule, Henry Kissinger keeps the very best company. The former Secretary of State advises Presidents, lectures at major universities and is entertained by heads of state; he offers his opinions in a syndicated newspaper column and on ABC-TV's Nightline. Thus, imagine Kissinger's dismay when he discovered that an "exclusive" interview with him would appear in the December issue of Penthouse magazine.

Consternation quickly turned to legal action last week when Kissinger filed suit for $10 million in damages in New York State Supreme Court, charging magazine and interviewer with misappropriating his name for profit and placing him "before the...

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