Cold warrior: James Jesus Angleton : the CIA's master spy hunter

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 462 pages
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James Angleton was the most controversial and mysterious counterintelligence spymaster in the CIA's history. Veteran reporter Tom Mangold covers every phase of the spymaster's career and lays bare the dangerous, illusory world of high intelligence in the white heat of the Cold War. His tale is as suspenseful as a work of fiction.

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Cold warrior: James Jesus Angleton: the CIA's master spy hunter

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A character straight from a John le Carre novel, recently the subject of a PBS Frontline documentary, and still a figure of controversy, Angleton was for 22 years the chief of the CIA's ... Read full review

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The extraordinary life of one of the most important - and hitherto mysterious - players in the Cold War. As head of Counter Intelligence at the CIA, Angleton's job was to find and root out double ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Tom Mangold has been an investigative reporter with BBC TV and a reporter for the Sunday Mirror and the Daily Express. As a war correspondent, he covered Vietnam, two Middle East wars, and the Russian invasion of Afghanistan. His first book, The File on the Tsar, was an international bestseller.
John Penycate is a journalist who has reported regularly for BBC TV’ s weekly public affairs shows The Money Programme and Panorama and has interviewed major political and business leaders. He lectures at the journalism schools of London and Westminster universities. A resident of London, Penycate is active in institutes and societies concerned with the media and public affairs.

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