The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War: Calling the Tune? [NOOK Book]

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Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals

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Overview

Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals

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  • ISBN-13: 9781135294779
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/23/2013
  • Series: Studies in Intelligence
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 328
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Co-Series Editor's Preface
List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Postwar Possibilities 17
2 The Third Force Revisited: The British Left and IRD 48
3 CIA and NCL 82
4 A Case Study: The New Leader and the Cultural Cold War 122
5 Labor Diplomacy 158
6 Unwitting Assets? British Intellectuals and the Congress for Cultural Freedom 193
7 The CIA, the European Movement and Bilderberg 225
8 The Uses of Encounter 262
Conclusion 297
References 302
Index 317
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