Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1945. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Chicago, 1948. Postgraduate in International Affairs, Columbia University, 1961.
Reporter, Uttar Pradesh, Madison, Wisconsin, 1946-1947, International News Svc., Chicago, 1947-1948, Paris, 1948, Berlin, 1948-1949, Frankfurt, Germany, 1949, bureau chief, Vienna, 1949-1950, Belgrade, 1950. Freelance writer, Los Angeles, 1950-1953. Foreign correspondent National Broadcasting Company, India, 1954.
News editor American Broadcasting Company, New York City, 1955-1956.
With McGrawHill Incorporated., various locations, 1956-1978, vice president book company, 1966-1973, general manager public company, 1976-1978. President Helitzer Communications, Incorporated., Sea Cliff, New York, 1979.
President, public, editor-in-chief New Accountant Company, Glen Head, New York, 1985. Administrator McGraw Hill Saint Academy, 1968-1971.
Member of executive board Princeton Jewish Center, 1970-1971. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Press fellow Council Foreign Relations, 1960-1961.
Member National Press.
Married Florence Saperstein, May 29, 1955. Married Irene Rodman, September 29, 1974. Children: Jonathan Aaron, Cynthia Ann, Eve Frances, Elizabeth Sara.