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Colby, William Egan 1920-1996

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Works: 133 works in 199 publications in 5 languages and 5,493 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Interviews  History  Software 
Roles: Speaker, Inscriber
Classifications: JK468.I6, 327.120924
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Honorable men : my life in the CIA by William Egan Colby ( Book )
11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The veteran intelligence agent and former CIA director recalls the events, developments, and people of his career, describes the CIA's organization, workings, and procedures, and profiles famous and hazy world figures
Interview with William Egan Colby, 1981 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Colby was a high-ranking CIA officer during the Vietnam War. He would later direct the Agency. Here he recalls the CIA's assessment of the Vietnam War in 1965 and the failure of the US to anticipate the Tet Offensive. He discusses the Phoenix Program, which he directed, describing its impact on the War. Finally, he recounts events surrounding the Fall of Saigon and the end of the War, and reflects on the success or failure of US strategy in Vietnam. -- taken from Open Vault WGBH Media Library and Archives
The CIA's secret war in Angola by John Stockwell ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former CIA agent John Stockwell, chief of the CIA's Angola task force, charges that the CIA conducted a secret war in Angola, and discusses his decision to break his oath of secrecy to write about the CIA's activities. Former CIA director William Colby replies to Stockwell's charges
Looking back at the C.I.A by William Egan Colby ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1980 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The former director of the C.I.A. discusses the possible changes in the Agency's charter being considered by the Senate Intelligence Committee
Vietnam : histoire secrète d'une victoire perdue by William Egan Colby ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le point de vue d'un ancien directeur de la C.I.A
The Alternative futures of Latin America ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Policy implications of the president's strategic defense initiative on national strategy : two perspectives by James A Abrahamson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 ans de C.I.A. by William Egan Colby ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in French and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 ans de CIA by William Egan Colby ( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spycraft the great game ( )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Espionage adventure game in which player assumes role of post-Cold War spy involved in international intrigue. Role-playing includes leading special forces, eliminating double agents, analyzing satellite photographs, and intercepting radio communications. Features sounds, graphics, and CIA film footage
La mia vita nella CIA by William Egan Colby ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The need for responsible intelligence-gathering by William Egan Colby ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this eighteenth in a series of discussions from the convocation, former CIA director William Colby maintains that, despite some mistakes in the past, the United States must preserve its ability to block attempts at subverting legitimate governments. He predicts that the current Congressional investigations will provide more precise guidelines and supervision for the CIA and consequently, will result in more responsible intelligence-gathering
Controlling the C.I.A ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Events in Afghanistan, Iran, and Cuba have renewed interest in the activities of the C.I.A. Congress has begun debate on a new "Charter" for the C.I.A. This program examines the argument for greater leeway for the C.I.A., as well as the demands for even more strict oversight. Guests on the program include Representative Ted Aspin (D., WI) Chairman, House Select Intelligence Committee; Senator Birch Bayh, (D., IN), former Chairman of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, and former C.I.A. Director William Colby
Lost victory : a firsthand account of America's sixteen-year involvement in Vietnam by William Egan Colby ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For sixteen years, from the time he was assigned Chief of Station for the CIA in Saigon to his appointment as CIA Director, William Colby was deeply involved in America's role in Vietnam. During five presidential administrations -- Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford -- Colby moved from meetings in the Oval Office to the sweltering jungles of Vietnam as the war escalated from Vietcong guerilla terrorism to a massive U.S. military engagement. Lost Victory is his personal account of those years, an insider's view of America's first major military defeat told from a vantage point matched by few other officials."--Book cover, p. [4]
On Company business ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the clandestine security operations of the Federal government and their relation to world politics, including the involvement of the CIA in subverting governments world-wide
The increased role of modern intelligence : a public speech on February 21, 1986 in Taipei by William Egan Colby ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interijensu gyappu : gaikō, keizai masatsu no katsudansō by Takayoshi Miyagawa ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Future wars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chances of an armed conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union have almost disappeared. Yet, wars will continue. Where and why? Among those looking into their crystal balls -- Robert McNamara, Defense Department ; William Colby, CIA ; and retired General William Odom, National Security Agency
William E. Colby ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interview by University of California, Irvine professor John M. Whiteley with William E. Colby regarding the prevention of nuclear war and the assurance of world peace
The C.I.A by William Egan Colby ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the role and functions of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
 
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Alternative Names
Colby, W.
Colby, William.
Colby, William 1920-
Colby, William 1920-1996
Colby, William E.
Colby, William Egan 1920-
Egan Colby, William 1920-
William, Colby
ويليام كولبي، 1920-1996
コルビー, ウィリアム・E
Languages
English (72)
French (12)
Italian (4)
Japanese (3)
Chinese (3)
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