Allen Dulles by James Srodes
Master of Spies

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Few individuals have shaped America's intelligence community and foreign policies as powerfully as Allen Dulles. Presenting previously classified documents and exclusive interviews with eyewitnesses, James Srodes corrects the long-held misconception about this giant on the international political scene.

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Srodes has been an author and journalist for more than thirty years.
Published January 1, 1999 by Regnery Publishing. 624 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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Less notable for its insight into policy than into character, the book is distinguished largely by the access Srodes had to previously restricted family papers, access that gave him an advantage over Dulles's two previous biographers, Leonard Mosley and Peter Grose, neither of whom is mentioned i...

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His whitewashed version of Allen Dulles's life and the role of the CIA in 20th century America will, no doubt, comfort those who believe American intelligence worked for the greater good of democracy, but it will be ridiculed and reviled by those who know the real history of CIA atrocities.

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