Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA

Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA

by Jefferson Morley
     
 


The first detailed biography of Winston Scott, one of America's most important&#but overlooked—spies, who, as the CIA's Chief of Station in Mexico City during the height of the Cold War, became entangled with Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK assassination, among other major historic events.See more details below

Overview


The first detailed biography of Winston Scott, one of America's most important&#but overlooked—spies, who, as the CIA's Chief of Station in Mexico City during the height of the Cold War, became entangled with Lee Harvey Oswald and the JFK assassination, among other major historic events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700617906
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
02/16/2011
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
577,354
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword

Acknowledgments

Prologue: April 28, 1971

Act I: London

1. Up from Escatawpa

2. The Apprentice Puppet Masters

3. His Friend Philby

Act II: Washington

4. Spies on the Rise

5. Operation Success

6. A New Life

Act III: Mexico City

7. The American Proconsul

8. AMCIGAR

9. Spy as Poet

10. Knight

11. Darkness

12. Wedding in Las Lomas

13. "You Might Have Had a Seven Days in May"

14. A Blip Named Oswald

15. Out of the Loop

16. "The Effect Was Electric"

17. "A Transparent Operation"

18. "I Share That Guilt"

19. An Anonymous Warning

20. The Padrinos

21. Night of the Tlatelolco

22. "The Slidge of Spies and Knaves"

23. A Fall in the Garden

Afterword

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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