| Frank Wisner |
(deep politician, spook)
|Born||June 23, 1909|
|Died||October 29, 1965 (Age 56)|
Cause of death
|Children||Frank Wisner II|
|Founder of||The Georgetown Set|
|Member of||Office of Strategic Services, The Georgetown Set|
|Victim of||Premature death|
|Perpetrator of||Operation Mockingbird|
Wisner was Head of the Office of Strategic Services operations in southeastern Europe at the end of World War II, head of the CIA's covert action arm, the Office of Policy Coordination from 1 September 1948 and the head of the Directorate of Plans of the Central Intelligence Agency during the 1950s. . Later he worked for the Central Intelligence Agency, founding Operation Mockingbird.
An event carried out
|Operation Mockingbird||Operation Mockingbird is a CIA covert operation that began in the 1950s and is a continuing manipulation and control of the media by the CIA.|
- Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA, Penguin, 2007, pp.36-38.