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Henry Kissinger Pat Down By TSA: Former Secretary Of State Given 'Full Monty' By LaGuardia Security

05/14/2012 06:31 pm 18:31:40 | Updated May 14, 2012

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger received little love from TSA agents at New York's LaGuardia airport on Friday when he was patted down.

The 88-year-old Nobel Prize winner was in a wheelchair going through security, freelance reporter Matthew Cole told The Washington Post. In the screening area, Kissinger was subjected to "the full Monty", Cole told the paper. “He stood with his suit jacket off, and he was wearing suspenders. They gave him the full pat-down. None of the agents seemed to know who he was,” Cole said.

Cole later Tweeted:

The TSA has a history of patting down politicians, including Rand Paul and Donald Rumsfeld. Last week, Geraldo Rivera claimed he was "manually raped" by a TSA agent. Earlier this year, the TSA caught flak for aggressively patting down two octogenarians at New York-area airports.

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