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The Resource The CIA & Congress : the untold story from Truman to Kennedy, David M. Barrett

The CIA & Congress : the untold story from Truman to Kennedy, David M. Barrett

Label
The CIA & Congress : the untold story from Truman to Kennedy
Title
The CIA & Congress
Title remainder
the untold story from Truman to Kennedy
Statement of responsibility
David M. Barrett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barrett, David M.
Dewey number
327.12/73/009045
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
B38 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The CIA & Congress : the untold story from Truman to Kennedy, David M. Barrett
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223123592942
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [511]-519) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The Truman era, 1947-1952. No "American Gestapo," but "No more Pearl Harbors"-- Initial oversight: budgets and covert action -- "A South American Pearl Harbor" -- "This Is an Espionage Bill" -- The Soviet A-bomb: "We apparently don't have the remotest idea" -- Communists and "perverts" in the CIA -- Korea: "No better today than on December 7, 1941" -- A new DCI -- The "dirty business" -- Portraits -- CIA subcommittees, intelligence roles, and budgets -- "We don't let just anybody look at our files" -- "There will be no changes" -- Pt. 2. The Eisenhower era, 1953-1960. Meddling? -- Getting "Taberized" -- Guatemala: sterilizing a "red infection" -- Mr. Mansfield goes to the Senate -- Joseph McCarthy: the CIA's other would-be overseer -- "You, who championed our cause" -- Barons restored -- "Dodging dead cats" -- "They have to have a building" -- The new Mansfield resolution: two surprises -- "We have a history of underestimation" -- Hungary and the Suez: "We had a very good idea, Senator" -- Sputnik -- An early "year of intelligence"? -- "I cannot always predict when there is going to be a riot" -- Iraq: "Our intelligence was just plain lousy" -- Return to Missile Gap -- From the Pforzheimer era to the Warner era -- Subordinating intelligence? -- In and out of hearing rooms -- "Who are our liquidators?" -- "I'd like to tell him to his face what I think about him" -- U-2: "We have felt these operations were appropriate" -- Pouring oil on fire -- "Their answer to that demand": Congressional paternity? -- "My opinion of the CIA went skyrocketing" -- Pt. 3. Cuba, the CIA, and Congress: 1960-1961. Castro: "This fellow is bad and ought to go" -- "What is the rationale behind that?" -- "I agree that you had to replace Dulles" -- Afterword: alarms
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 542 p.
Isbn
9780700614004
Lccn
2005008584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
58919627
Label
The CIA & Congress : the untold story from Truman to Kennedy, David M. Barrett
Publication
Bar code
31223123592942
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [511]-519) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The Truman era, 1947-1952. No "American Gestapo," but "No more Pearl Harbors"-- Initial oversight: budgets and covert action -- "A South American Pearl Harbor" -- "This Is an Espionage Bill" -- The Soviet A-bomb: "We apparently don't have the remotest idea" -- Communists and "perverts" in the CIA -- Korea: "No better today than on December 7, 1941" -- A new DCI -- The "dirty business" -- Portraits -- CIA subcommittees, intelligence roles, and budgets -- "We don't let just anybody look at our files" -- "There will be no changes" -- Pt. 2. The Eisenhower era, 1953-1960. Meddling? -- Getting "Taberized" -- Guatemala: sterilizing a "red infection" -- Mr. Mansfield goes to the Senate -- Joseph McCarthy: the CIA's other would-be overseer -- "You, who championed our cause" -- Barons restored -- "Dodging dead cats" -- "They have to have a building" -- The new Mansfield resolution: two surprises -- "We have a history of underestimation" -- Hungary and the Suez: "We had a very good idea, Senator" -- Sputnik -- An early "year of intelligence"? -- "I cannot always predict when there is going to be a riot" -- Iraq: "Our intelligence was just plain lousy" -- Return to Missile Gap -- From the Pforzheimer era to the Warner era -- Subordinating intelligence? -- In and out of hearing rooms -- "Who are our liquidators?" -- "I'd like to tell him to his face what I think about him" -- U-2: "We have felt these operations were appropriate" -- Pouring oil on fire -- "Their answer to that demand": Congressional paternity? -- "My opinion of the CIA went skyrocketing" -- Pt. 3. Cuba, the CIA, and Congress: 1960-1961. Castro: "This fellow is bad and ought to go" -- "What is the rationale behind that?" -- "I agree that you had to replace Dulles" -- Afterword: alarms
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 542 p.
Isbn
9780700614004
Lccn
2005008584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
58919627

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