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Description - The Wizards Of Langley by Jeffrey T. Richelson

A uniquely detailed and engrossing look at the individuals, scientific innovation, and bureaucratic warfare behind the scenes at the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. In this, the first full-length study of the Directorate of Science and Technology, Jeffrey T. Richelson walks us down the corridors of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, and through the four decades of science, scientists, and managers that produced the CIA we have today. He tells a story of amazing technological innovation in service of intelligence gathering, of bitter bureaucratic infighting, and sometimes, as in the case of its mind-control adventure, of stunning moral failure. Based on original interviews and extensive archival research, The Wizards of Langley turns a piercing lamp on many of the agencys activities, many never before made public.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813340593
ISBN-10: 0813340594
Format: Paperback
(152mm x 228mm x 22mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeffrey T. Richelson

Jeffrey T. Richelson received his Ph .D. in political science from the University of Ro chester in 1975, and has taught at the University of Texas, Austin, and the American University, Was hington. A senior fellow at the National Security Archive in Washington, he lives in Alexandria, Vir ginia.

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