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In the Library: Articles

Alterman, Eric. "The CIA’s fifty candles," Nation (10/6/97):5-6.

__________. "The CIA con-trick," History Today (12/01):20-22.

Corn, David. "The spy who shoved me," Nation (5/19/07):23-6.

Draper, Theodore. "Is the CIA necessary?" NY Review of Books (8/14/97)

Gup, Ted. "Clueless in Langley," Mother Jones (1-2/02):33-7.

Hersh, Seymour M. "Selective intelligence," New Yorker (5/12/03):44-51.

Jeffrey-Jones, Rhodri. "The CIA con-trick," History Today (12/01):20-22.

Schlesinger, Stephen. "The CIA censors history," Nation (7/14/97):20-22.

Wiener, Jon. "The national secrecy state [rev. essay on Moynihan, Secrecy]," Nation (12/21/98).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aldrich, Richard J.; Gary D. Rawnsley & Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley (eds.) The Clandestine Cold War in Asia, 1945-65: Western Intelligence, Propaganda & Special Operations (Portland: Frank Cass, 2000).

Blum, William. Killing Hope: US Military & CIA Interventions since World War II (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 2003).

Cahn, Anne Hessing. Killing Détente: The Right Attacks the CIA (University Park PA, 1998).

Conway, Kenneth J. Shadow War: The CIA's Secret War in Laos (Boulder CO: Paladin, 1995).

Epstein, Edward Jay. Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB & the CIA (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1989).

Hersh, Burton. The Old Boys: The American Elite & the Origins of the CIA (NY: Scribner's, 1992). Critical view of US intelligence gathering from World War I to the Bay of Pigs.

Jeffrey-Jones, Rhodri. Cloak & Dollar: A History of American Secret Intelligence (New Haven: Yale, 2002).

Kornbluh, Peter (ed.) Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba (NY: New Press, 1998).

Lee, Martin A. & Bruce Shlain. Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: the CIA, the Sixties & Beyond [1985] (rev. ed.; NY: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992).

Matthias, Willard C. America's Strategic Blunders: Intelligence Analysis & National Security Policy, 1936-1991 (University Park: Pennsylvania State U, 2003).

Johnson, Loch K. A Season of Inquiry: the Senate Intelligence Investigation (Lexington: U. Kentucky, 1985).

__________. America's Secret Power: The CIA in a Democratic Society (NY: Oxford, 1989).

__________. Secret Agencies: US Intelligence in a Hostile World (New Haven: Yale, 1996).

__________. Bombs, Bugs, Drugs & Thugs. Intelligence & America's Quest for Security (NY: NYU, 2000).

Mackenzie, Angus. Secrets. The CIA’s War at Home (Berkeley: U. California, 1997).

McGarvey, Patrick J. CIA: The Myth & the Madness (NY: Saturday Review, 1972).

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick. Secrecy: The American Experience (New Haven: Yale, 1998).

O'Toole, G.J.A. Honorable Treachery: A History of US Intelligence, Espionage & Covert Action from the American Revolution to the CIA (NY: Atlantic, 1991).

Persico, Joseph E. Roosevelt’s Secret War: F.D.R. & World War II Espionage (NY: Random House, 2001).

Powers, Thomas. Intelligence Wars: American Secret History from Hitler to Al-Qaeda (NY: New York Review, 2003).

Prados, John. Lost Crusader: The Secret Wars of CIA Director William Colby, the True Story of one of America's Controversial Spymasters (NY: Oxford, 2003).

Richelson, Jeffrey T. The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA's Directorate of Science & Technology (Boulder: Westview, 2001).

Risen, James & Milt Bearden. The Main Enemy (New York: Random House, 2003).

Saunder, Frances Stonor. The Cultural Cold War. The CIA & the World of Arts & Letters (NY: New Press, 2000).

Scott, Peter Dale & Jonathan Marshall. Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, & the CIA in Central America (rev. ed.; Berkeley: U. California, 1998).

Stockwell, John. In Search of Enemies: A CIA Story (NY: Norton, 1978).

Trento, Joseph John. The Secret History of the CIA (Roseville CA: Forum, 2001).

Treverton, Gregory F. Reshaping National Intelligence for an Age of Information (NY: Cambridge, 2001).

Warner, Roger. Back Fire: The CIA's Secret War in Laos & Its Link to the War in Vietnam (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1995).

Winks, Robin W. Cloak & Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961 (New Haven: Yale, 1996).

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