The Central Intelligence Agency: History and Documents

The Central Intelligence Agency: History and Documents

by William M. Leary

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History of the Central Intelligence Agency,
PART ONE: The Central Intelligence Group and the Central Intelligence Agency, 1946–52,
PART TWO: The Dulles Era, 1953–61,
PART THREE: Change and Routinization, 1961–70,
PART FOUR: The Recent Past, 1971–75,
PART FIVE: Conclusions,
Organizational Charts,
List of Acronyms,
1. Memorandum for the President by William J. Donovan, November 18, 1944,
2. President Harry S. Truman Establishes the Central Intelligence Group, January 22, 1946,
3. The National Security Act of 1947 [excerpts],
4. National Security Council Directive 10/2, June 18, 1948, Establishing the Office of Special Projects,
5. The Dulles-Jackson-Correa Report to the National Security Council on the Central Intelligence Agency and National Organization for Intelligence, January 1, 1949 [Summary],
6. Report of the Special Study Group [Doolittle Committee] on the Covert Activities of the Central Intelligence Agency, September 30, 1954 [excerpts],
7. National Security Council Directive 5412/2, December 28, 1955, on Covert Operations,
8. Final Report of the Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence, April 26, 1976 [General Findings],
9. Executive Order No. 12063, January 24, 1978, Governing Intelligence Activities [excerpts],
10. Executive Order No. 12333, December 4, 1981, Governing Intelligence Activities [excerpts],
Bibliographical Essay,

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