A Look Over My Shoulder

A Look Over My Shoulder

A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
The former director of the CIA discusses his education in Switzerland, work in the OSS, participation in the agency's creation, witness to Nixon's attempt to involve the CIA in the Watergate cover-up, and assignment as ambassador to the Shah's Iran. 50,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
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.

Baker
& Taylor

The former director of the CIA discusses his education in Switzerland, work in the OSS, participation in the agency's creation, witness to Nixon's attempt to involve the CIA in Watergate, and assignment as ambassador to the Shah's Iran.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375500121
037550012X
Branch Call Number: B HEL
Characteristics: xvi, 478 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hood, William 1920-

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