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Gatekeeper : memoirs of a CIA polygraph examiner

Author: John F Sullivan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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John F. Sullivan was a polygraph examiner with the CIA for thirty-one years, during which time he conducted more tests than anyone in the history of the CIA's program. The lie detectors act as the Agency's gatekeepers, preventing foreign agents, unsuitable applicants, and employees guilty of misconduct from penetrating or harming the Agency. Here Sullivan describes his methods, emphasizing the importance of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sullivan, John F., 1939-
Gatekeeper.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)903608767
Named Person: John F Sullivan; John F Sullivan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Sullivan
ISBN: 9781597970457 159797045X
OCLC Number: 69992375
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 273 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The art of the polygraph --
The path less traveled --
In the beginning --
The Crawford era --
First impressions --
A new day --
Hard (but exciting) times --
Respite --
The new breed --
The era of good feeling --
Coming of age --
Bad apples --
Hits, misses, and distractions --
Aldrich Ames --
Twilight --
Out to pasture --
Intelligence community and 9/11 --
Interrogation and torture.
Responsibility: John F. Sullivan.
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John F. Sullivan was a polygraph examiner with the CIA for thirty-one years, during which time he conducted more tests than anyone in the history of the CIA's program. Here Sullivan describes his  Read more...

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