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Whistleblower at the CIA : an insider's account of the politics of intelligence

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"The revealing story of a man with a conscience working at the CIA (1966-1990) during the height of the Cold War between Washington and Moscow, Mel Goodman settles old scores as he offers first-hand accounts of the inner workings of the CIA and how high-level officials compromise national security by pressuring those below them to support their career-advancing political agendas"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 327.12730092 .G653w 2017 (Text) 37814003101947 NON-FICTION Book None 05/12/2017 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780872867307
  • Physical Description: 421 pages ; 21 cm
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  • Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Publishers, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-406) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Joining the CIA -- The joy of intelligence -- Leaving the CIA -- Landing in the Briar Patch -- Jousting with the Senate Intelligence Committee -- The CIA's double standards and double dealing -- CIA directors and dissent -- Goodman v. Gates -- The press and the whistleblower -- Conclusions: maintaining the path of dissent.
Summary, etc.: "The revealing story of a man with a conscience working at the CIA (1966-1990) during the height of the Cold War between Washington and Moscow, Mel Goodman settles old scores as he offers first-hand accounts of the inner workings of the CIA and how high-level officials compromise national security by pressuring those below them to support their career-advancing political agendas"--
Subject: Goodman, Melvin A. (Melvin Allan) 1938-
United States. Central Intelligence Agency Officials and employees Biography
United States. Central Intelligence Agency Management
United States. Central Intelligence Agency History
Intelligence service Political aspects United States
Whistle blowing United States
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