Carlucci, Frank Charles

Carlucci, Frank Charles

(1930–  ) diplomat, government official; born in Scranton, Pa. He studied at Harvard and Princeton and then fought in the Korean War. He was a foreign service officer (1956–69), ambassador to Portugal (1975–78), and deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1978–81). He worked at Sears World Trade and then was national security adviser (1986–87) and secretary of defense (1987–89).
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