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Spymasters is a collection of interviews revealing enlightening perspectives on the covert operations of this powerful, secretive arm of the U.S. government. Here former top-ranking CIA officials shed light on some of the most sensitive issues and practices in American foreign intelligence to date. These men disclose information about: brp liPresident Harry S. Truman's demands for a centralized intelligence agency and the stubborn resistance of James F. Byrnes, J. Edgar Hoover, and the military services/libr lithe tumultuous early stages of the National Security Council/libr lithe failed Bay of Pigs invasion/libr lithe confusion surrounding the Kennedy assassination/libr liKhrushchev's ousting/libr liOperation MONGOOSE/libr lithe Gulf of Tonkin incident/librp The interviews are especially valuable for their portrayal of the relationships between the agency's directors and the presidents during the most anxious and threatening decades of the Cold War. The CIA's successes and failures are recounted and carefully evaluated by the men who were there, often times issuing the orders.

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Spymasters is a collection of interviews revealing enlightening perspectives on the covert operations of this powerful, secretive arm of the U.S. government. Here former top-ranking CIA officials shed light on some of the most sensitive issues and p

Product Details

ISBN:
9780842027151
Editor:
Weber, Ralph Edward
Publisher:
Sr Books
Editor:
Weber, Ralph E.
Author:
Weber, Ralph E.
Location:
Wilmington, Del. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Intelligence officers
Subject:
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Interviews.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Intelligence officers -- United States.
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
8.95x5.99x.77 in. 1.19 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Crime » Criminology
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History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy

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