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A look over my shoulder : a life in the Central Intelligence Agency

Author: Richard Helms; William Hood
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A Look Over My Shoulder begins with President Nixon's attempt to embroil the Central Intelligence Agency, of which Richard Helms was then the director, in the Watergate cover-up. Helms then recalls his education in Switzerland and Germany and at Williams College; his early career as a foreign correspondent in Berlin, during which he once lunched with Hitler; and his return to newspaper work in the United States.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Helms, Richard.
Look over my shoulder.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(OCoLC)606940465
Named Person: Richard Helms; Richard Helms; Richard Helms; Richard Helms
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Helms; William Hood
ISBN: 037550012X 9780375500121
OCLC Number: 50693016
Description: xvi, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A Smoking Gun --
Lunch with Adolf --
Signing On --
London --
Wieder Berlin --
Getting In --
Getting Under Way --
The Gehlen Organization --
Fabrication Factories --
Mr. Dulles Takes Over --
The Noisy Side of the Street --
Breaking the Ice --
Digging In --
Within the Gate --
Soldiering On --
Call It Hubris --
Fallout --
A New Man --
An Agile Mammal --
Facing Off --
Khrushchev Blinks --
The Heart of the Matter --
A Bone in the Throat --
Moving Up --
The War We Won --
Looking Down --
J. Edgar's FBI --
Beyond X-2 --
"Forging" Ahead --
Six Days --
Are the Lights On? --
Turbulent Times --
Off Campus --
Talk Radio --
Going Public --
President Nixon --
Sihanoukville --
Nixon vs. Allende --
Handshake at Camp David --
Trick Questions? --
Once Persia --
Unzipping the Agency --
Storm Warnings --
Welcome Home --
Browsing.
Responsibility: Richard Helms with William Hood.
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"A Look Over My Shoulder begins with President Nixon's attempt to embroil the Central Intelligence Agency, of which Richard Helms was then the director, in the Watergate cover-up. Helms then recalls his education in Switzerland and Germany and at Williams College; his early career as a foreign correspondent in Berlin, during which he once lunched with Hitler; and his return to newspaper work in the United States. Helms served on the German desk at OSS headquarters in London; subsequently, he was assigned to Allen Dulles's Berlin office in postwar Germany." "A Look Over My Shoulder focuses on subjects such as intelligence collection, covert action, the uses and misuses of intelligence, and the problems secret intelligence encounters in an open society."--Jacket.

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