Alfred Kissinger was the 56th Secretary of State of the
United States from 1973 to 1977, continuing to hold the
position of Assistant to the President for National Security
Affairs which he first assumed in 1969 until 1975. After
leaving government service, he founded Kissinger Associates,
an international consulting firm, of which he is chairman.
Kissinger was born in Fuerth, Germany, on May 27, 1923,
came to the United States in 1938, and was naturalised
a United States citizen on June 19, 1943. He received
the BA Degree Summa Cum Laude at Harvard College in 1950
and the MA and PhD Degrees at Harvard University in 1952
and 1954 respectively.
1954 until 1971 he was a member of the Faculty of Harvard
University, both in the Department of Government and at
the Center for International Affairs. He was Associate
Director of the Center from 1957 to 1960. He served as
Study Director, Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy, for
the Council of Foreign Relations from 1955 to 1956; Director
of the Special Studies Project for the Rockefeller Brothers
Fund from 1956 to 1958; Director of the Harvard International
Seminar from 1951 to 1971, and Director of the Harvard
Defense Studies Program from 1958 to 1971. (He was on
leave of absence from Harvard from January 1969 to January
Kissinger has written many books and articles on United
States foreign policy, international affairs, and diplomatic
history. Among the awards he has received are the Guggenheim
Fellowship (1965-66), the Woodrow Wilson Prize for the
best book in the fields of government, politics and international
affairs (1958), the American Institute for Public Service
Award (1973), the International Platform Association Theodore
Roosevelt Award (1973), the Veterans of Foreign Wars Dwight
D. Eisenhower Distinguished Service Medal (1973), the
Hope Award for International Understanding (1973), the
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977) and the Medal of
has served as a consultant to the Department of State
(1965-68), United States Arms Control and Disarmament
Agency (1961-68), Rand Corporation (1961-68), National
Security Council (1961-62), Weapons Systems Evaluation
Group of the joint Chiefs of Staff (1959-60), Operations
Coordinating Board (1955), Director of the Psychological
Strategy Board (1952), Operations Research Office (1951),
and Chairman of the National Bipartisan Commission on
Central America (1983-84).
1943 to 1946 Dr. Kissinger served in the U.S. Army Counter
Intelligence Corps and from 1946 to 1949 was a captain
in the Military Intelligence Reserve.
married Ann Fleischer in 1949 and was divorced in 1964.
There were two children, Elizabeth and David. In 1974
he married Nancy Maginnes.
Henry Kissingers little known role in the UFO cover-up
has been highlighted in a new book by former newspaper
journalist and UFO researcher Tony Brunt.
a free on-line publication titled, "Secret
History: And Why Barack Obama Must End It,"
Brunt follows a UFO witness trail to the wife of the late
USAF scientist, Dr. Eric Wang, who worked on reverse-engineering
of captured or crashed discs at Kirtland AFB in New Mexico,
prior to his death in 1960. His widow, Maria Wang, confirmed
in 1984 that her husband had reported to Kissinger when
Kissinger was still a relatively unknown academic and
consultant to various intelligence and military programmes.
is deeply involved in the Flying Saucer Program,"
she said of President Nixons former National Security
Advisor (1969-1975) and Secretary of State (1973-1977.
"In fact, he was completely in charge of it at
the time that Dr Wang was still alive and involved with
it." Mrs Wang, who was a respected Albuquerque
resident and president of the Albuquerque Womans
Club, made the statement to researcher William Steinman.
his high profile life in powerful political circles, Kissinger
was a consultant to the Operations Research Office in
1951 (a murky outfit under the control of the Joint Chiefs
of Staff), a consultant to the director of the Psychological
Strategy Board in 1952 (a covert arm of the National Security
Council) and then to its successor organisation, the Operations
Coordinating Board until 1961. The OCB was reportedly
the highest policy-making board for implementing clandestine
operations. Kissinger was also a consultant to the Weapons
Systems Evaluation Group of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
presents vigorous arguments for the end to disclosure
and even tables a draft disclosure speech
for President Obama to use. The subtitle of his book is:
"How the UFO Cover-up Changed from Shrewd Management
to Historical Tragedy."