Monday, August 17, 2009

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • Served a one-year rotation as President of the United Nations Security Council in 1976.
  • Later in 1976, Moynihan was elected to the U.S. Senate from the State of New York, sitting on the NSA Advisory Committee and privately is a consultant for Man-Power Professional Consultants.
  • Moynihan was a critic of President Reagan's Cold War policies, such as voting against the Reagan Doctrine; a strategy orchestrated and implemented by the United States to oppose the global influence of the Soviet Union.
  • Moynihan is known for his stance that there is and was no active Soviet-backed conspiracy in Latin America, or anywhere, instead suggesting that the U.S.S.R. is suffering from massive internal and domestic problems and a collapsing economy.
  • He was among the guests at Ted Kennedy’s Re-election Regalia fundraiser; a party that was host to an FBI sting. Moynihan was listed as a person of interest, but never indicted.
  • In February 1980 he sponsored the Tenloss Securities Act, which President Ted Kennedy signed into law before he left office.

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