Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed American History

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Brassey's, 2002 - History - 403 pages
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In the 1990s, newly opened classified archives revealed a series of sacred secrets. These revelations have challenged our understanding of historical events. This text casts light on events such as the attack on Pearl Harbour, atomic espionage and the Rosenberg case.

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Former Time editor Jerrold Schechter and historian Leona Schechter mine the Soviet archives and U.S. documents declassified in the 1990s, most notably the famed Venona intercepts meant to decrypt ... Read full review

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Schecter is a historian, journalist, and award-winning author.

Schecter is a historian and literary agent.

Strobe Talbott was the architect of the Clinton administration's policy toward Russia and the other states of the former Soviet Union. He served as deputy secretary of state for even years. A former "Time" magazine columnist and Washington bureau chief, he is the translator-editor of Nikita Khrushchev's memoirs and the author of six books on U.S.-Soviet relations. He is now director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.

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