Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rogue CIA agent changed the history of our times (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of how the wildest man in Congress and a rogue CIA agent changed the history of our times

Author: George Crile
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2007], ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA's efforts to arm the mujahideen and recounts the repercussions of that covert operation.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Named Person: Charles Wilson; Gust Avrakotos; Charles Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Crile
ISBN: 0802143415 9780802143419
OCLC Number: 264798705
Notes: Publication date from publisher's Web site.
"Now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures"--Cover.
Description: x, 550 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: George Crile.

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Describes how, after the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, maverick Texas congressman Charlie Wilson persuaded his colleagues to fund the CIA's efforts to arm the mujahideen and recounts the repercussions of that covert operation.

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