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The Central Intelligence Agency, history and documents

Author: William M Leary
Publisher: [University, Ala.] : University of Alabama Press, ©1984.
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This volume pulls together a core collection of documents pertaining to the CIA. Leary''s introduction provides an overview and chronology of the US intelligence operations from the American Revolution through to World War II, and places the documents in proper perspective.
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Central Intelligence Agency, history and documents
(DLC) 83017896
(OCoLC)9893715
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Leary
ISBN: 9780817388621 0817388621
OCLC Number: 889814014
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 190 pages)
Contents: Part one : The Central Intelligence Group and the Central Intelligence Agency, 1946-52 --
Part two : The Dulles era, 1953-61 --
Part three : Change and routinization, 1961-70 --
Part four : The recent past, 1971-75 --
Part five : Conclusions --
Documents: --
1. Memorandum for the President by William J. Donovan, November 18, 1944 --
2. President Harry S. Truman establishes the Central Intelligence Group, January 22, 1946 --
3. The National Security Act of 1947 [excerpts] --
4. National Security Council Directive 10/2, June 18, 1948, establishing the Office of Special Projects --
5. The Dulles-Jackson-Correa report to the National Security Council on the Central Intelligence Agency and National Organization for Intelligence, January 1, 1949 [summary] --
6. Report of the Special Study Group [Doolittle Committee] on the covert activities of the Central Intelligence Agency, September 30, 1954 [excerpts] --
7. National Security Council directive 5412/2, December 28, 1955, on covert operations --
8. Final report of the Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence, April 26, 1976 [general findings] --
9. Executive order No. 12063, January 24, 1978, governing intelligence activities [excerpts] --
10. Executive order No. 12333, December 4, 1981, governing intelligence activities [excerpts].
Responsibility: edited by William M. Leary.

Abstract:

This volume pulls together a core collection of documents pertaining to the CIA. Leary''s introduction provides an overview and chronology of the US intelligence operations from the American Revolution through to World War II, and places the documents in proper perspective.

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