Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger (October 28, 1945 – December 2, 2015) was an American political consultant of Jewish descent. He served as the United States National Security Advisor for President Bill Clinton from March 14, 1997 until January 20, 2001. Before that, he served as the Deputy National Security Advisor for the Clinton Administration from January 20, 1993 until March 14, 1997.
|19th United States National Security Advisor|
March 14, 1997 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Anthony Lake|
|Succeeded by||Condoleezza Rice|
|United States Deputy National Security Advisor|
January 20, 1993 – March 14, 1997
|Preceded by||Jonathan Howe|
|Succeeded by||James Steinberg|
Samuel Richard Berger
October 28, 1945
Millerton, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 2, 2015 (aged 70)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Susan Harrison Berger|
|Alma mater||Cornell University(Bachelor of Arts)|
Harvard University(Juris Doctor)
- Maisel, Louis Sandy; Forman, Ira N. (2001). Jews in American Politics. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 309. ISBN 978-0-7425-0181-2.
- "Albright Stonebridge Group Announces the Passing of Samuel R. Berger" (PDF). Albright Stonebridge Group. December 2, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.