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A season of inquiry : the Senate intelligence investigation

Author: Loch K Johnson
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1985.
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This book shows how the Senate works (or sometimes fails to work) when conducting a major investigation. The focus is on the 1975 Senate probe into the alleged abuses of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Federal Bureau of Investiation (FBI), and several other agencies known as the "intelligence community." The investigation lasted sixteen months, included hundreds of witnesses and resulted in ninety-six  Read more...
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Johnson, Loch K., 1942-
Season of inquiry.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©1985
(OCoLC)557930925
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Loch K Johnson
ISBN: 0813115353 9780813115351
OCLC Number: 11398226
Description: 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The end of an affair --
A committee is formed --
Establishing an agenda --
Assassination plots --
Rogue elephant --
The cave of bugs --
Sinister forces --
Adrift --
Bombarded --
Orwellian nightmares --
Resistance --
Covert action --
Tragedy --
From abuses to reform --
Backlash --
The big leak --
White House counteroffensive --
The late, late strategy --
The committee reports --
The oversight bill --
Victory : and defeat --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Loch K. Johnson.

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This book shows how the Senate works (or sometimes fails to work) when conducting a major investigation. The focus is on the 1975 Senate probe into the alleged abuses of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Federal Bureau of Investiation (FBI), and several other agencies known as the "intelligence community." The investigation lasted sixteen months, included hundreds of witnesses and resulted in ninety-six reformal proposals.

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