The President today announced his intention to appoint Henry A. Kissinger to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. This is an initial appointment.
Dr. Kissinger is chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc. He is a consultant to Goldman Sachs & Co. and is chairman of the international advisory committee for the Chase Manhattan Bank. Dr. Kissinger serves at Georgetown University as counselor to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and professor of diplomacy at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is also a senior fellow of the Aspen Institute, a member of the board of trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and chairman of the board of the International House. He serves as a contributing analyst to the American Broadcasting Co.
He served as Secretary of State in 1973-1977. Previously he served at the White House as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs in 1969-1974. From 1951 to 1969, he held various positions at Harvard University including lecturer, professor of the department of government, and director of the defense studies program. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.
Dr. Kissinger graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1950; M.A., 1952; Ph.D., 1954). He is married, has two children, and resides in New York City. He was born May 27, 1923, in Furth, Germany.