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Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency

Author: W Thomas Smith
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2003.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers CIA terms, operations, and people including the Bay of Pigs, Operation IVY BELLS, mind-control drug testing, and Robert Philip Hanssen. Providing a reference for both casual readers and researchers, this volume contains more than 500 A-to-Z listings describing key CIA terms, players, equipment, operations, parallel organizations, and portrayals of the CIA in film, television, and fiction. The listings vary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Encyclopedias
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, W. Thomas.
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency.
New York : Facts On File, c2003
(DLC) 2002029951
(OCoLC)50494378
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Thomas Smith
ISBN: 9781438130187 143813018X
OCLC Number: 586163250
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 282 p.) : ill.
Contents: Acronyms, abbreviations, and code names --
Central Intelligence Agency command organization chart --
Central Intelligence Agency: questions and answers --
Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency --
Deputy directors of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: W. Thomas Smith, Jr.

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This A-Z reference provides detailed descriptions and definitions of key CIA terms, players, equipment, operations and parallel organizations. It also discusses perceptions of the agency in popular  Read more...

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