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James Woolsey
Former Director of Central Intellilgence R. James Woolsey discusses the new Committee on the Present Danger during a news conference on July 20, 2004, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Woolsey, the chairman of the committee, said the cold war-era concept has been revived to help advocate strong policies against the war on terrorism. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Robert James Woolsey Jr. (born September 21, 1941) is a foreign policy specialist and former Director of Central Intelligence and head of the Central Intelligence Agency (February 5, 1993 - January 10, 1995).

Woolsey was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he graduated from Tulsa Central High School. In 1963 he received his BA from Stanford University (Phi Beta Kappa), and in 1965 his MA from Oxford University — where he was a Rhodes Scholar — and an LLB from Yale Law School in 1968.

Woolsey was founder and president of Yale Citizens for Eugene McCarthy for President from 1967 to 1968. He was prominently active in the anti-Vietnam War movement.

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