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The Family Jewels - a book by Prados, John

The Family Jewels

The CIA, Secrecy, and Presidential Power

The Family Jewels( )
Author: Prados, John
Series title:Discovering America Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

In December 1974, a front-page story in the New York Times revealed the explosive details of illegal domestic spying by the Central Intelligence Agency. This included political surveillance, eavesdropping, detention, and interrogation. The revelation of illegal activities over many years shocked the American public and led to investigations of the CIA by a presidential commission and committees in both houses of Congress, which found evidence of more abuse, even CIA plans for...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Intelligence & Espionage
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.26 x 36 Inches
Book Weight:1.685 Pounds

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