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Kissinger Admitted To Hospital Following Fall

Henry A. Kissinger (credit: Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Henry A. Kissinger (credit: Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been taken to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center following a fall at his home.

Kissinger, 89, was admitted to the hospital for observation and is expected to be discharged later today, according to a statement from the hospital.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner served as the nation’s top diplomat in the 1970s under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.

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