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The CIA, the British left, and the Cold War : calling the tune?

Author: Hugh Wilford
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003.
Series: Cass series--studies in intelligence.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wilford, Hugh, 1965-
CIA, the British left, and the Cold War.
London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003
(DLC) 2002041758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Wilford
ISBN: 1135294704 9781135294700
OCLC Number: 891120771
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 328 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Co-Series Editor's Preface; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Postwar Possibilities; 2 The Third Force Revisited: The British Left and IRD; 3 CIA and NCL; 4 A Case Study: The New Leader and the Cultural Cold War; 5 Labor Diplomacy; 6 Unwitting Assets? British Intellectuals and the Congress for Cultural Freedom; 7 The CIA, the European Movement and Bilderberg; 8 The Uses of Encounter; Conclusion; References; Index.
Series Title: Cass series--studies in intelligence.
Responsibility: Hugh Wilford ; foreword by David Caute.
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