Inside the CIA: Revealing the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Spy Agency

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Pocket Books, 1992 - Intelligence operations - 283 pages
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In 1991, Liz Smith of The New York Daily News wrote, "In Washington these days, the book that everyone wants to get his hands on is Ronald Kessler's expose . . . Escape from the CIA". Now Kessler takes his investigation to even greater depths, with unprecedented access to Agency files and personnel.

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Multiple prize-winning reporter and best-selling author Kessler, whose books on the FBI (he's written a number of critiques of federal institutions, e.g., The FBI, Audio Reviews, LJ 9/1/96) toppled ... Read full review

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Kessler ( Escape from the CIA , LJ 5/15/91) returns to "the Company'' to relate how it has evolved since the mid-1970s. Here, he describes the organizational structure of the CIA, along with the ... Read full review


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Ronald Kessler was born in New York City in 1943. He grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts and attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is an American journalist and author of 18 nonfiction books. Kessler worked at the Washington Post for many years. After this he began to write books about current affairs and national intelligence topics. Four of his books were listed on the hardcover nonfiction New York Times Best Seller list. In 2009 he published In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect.

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