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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garthoff, Douglas F.
Directors of central intelligence as leaders of the U.S. intelligence community, 1946-2005.
Dulles, Va. : Potomac Books, 2007
(OCoLC)148714891
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas F Garthoff
ISBN: 9781612343655 1612343651
OCLC Number: 755589742
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 336 pages) : portraits
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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