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Directors of central intelligence as leaders of the U.S. intelligence community, 1946-2005

Author: Douglas F Garthoff
Publisher: Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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President Harry Truman created the job of director of central intelligence (DCI) in 1946 so that he and other senior administration officials could turn to one person for foreign intelligence  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas F Garthoff
ISBN: 9781597971171 1597971170
OCLC Number: 148714891
Description: xxiii, 336 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: First four DCIs: gaining a foothold --
Allen Dulles: reluctant manager --
John McCone and William Raborn: new kind of DCI --
Richard Helms: corralling the beast --
James Schlesinger: new direction --
William Colby: positive efforts amid turmoil --
George Bush: calm between storms --
Stansfield Turner: ambition denied --
William Casey: back to basics --
William Webster: transition to post-Cold War era --
Robert Gates: preemptive reform --
R. James Woolsey: uncompromising defender --
John Deutch: beyond the community --
George Tenet: deputizing integration --
Porter Goss: the last DCI --
Final observations.
Responsibility: Douglas F. Garthoff.
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