The Ghosts of Langley: Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness

The Ghosts of Langley: Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness

by John Prados


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620970881
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 390,220
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

John Prados is a senior fellow of the National Security Archive, where he directs the CIA Documentation Project and the Vietnam Documentation Project and helps in other areas. He writes books on aspects of intelligence, diplomatic, military, and national security.

Charles Constant is an actor whose professional storytelling career began at the age of thirteen, when he became an Actors' Equity Association apprentice. An accomplished audiobook narrator, Charles has recorded many popular titles, including How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban. He lives in Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

A Note to the Reader xxi

Acronyms xxiii

Prologue: Ghosts in the Machine 1

1 The House That Allen Built 31

2 Zealots and Schemers 77

3 Stars and Meteors 119

4 Crises 145

5 The Consiglieri 195

6 The Sheriffs 225

7 The Headless Horseman 249

8 A Failed Exorcist 283

9 Jacob Marley's Ghosts 313

10 The Flying Dutchman 345

Notes 391

Bibliography 415

Index 425

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