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Secret history : the CIA's classified account of its operations in Guatemala 1952-1954

Author: Nick Cullather
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Chronicles an early example of "regime change" that was based on a flawed interpretation of intelligence and proclaimed a success even as its mistakes were becoming clear. Here, the author has selected and annotated twenty documents for a documentary Appendix, culminating with President Clinton's apology to the people of Guatemala.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Cullather
ISBN: 9780804754675 0804754675 9780804754682 0804754683
OCLC Number: 488579245
Description: 176 p.
Contents: Contents Preface to the Second Edition vii Introduction: A Culture of Destruction ix Foreword to the CIA Edition 5 Chapter 1: America's Backyard 7 Chapter 2: Reversing the Trend 38 Chapter 3: Sufficient Means 74 Chapter 4: The Sweet Smell of Success 105 Appendix A: PBSUCCESS Timeline 127 Appendix B: Bibliography 133 Appendix C: A Study of Assassination 137 Afterword: The Culture of Fear, by Piero Gleijeses xxiii Index xxxix

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