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Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA

Rizzo, John (Book - 2014 )
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Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
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At the intersection of politics, law and national security--from "protect us at all costs" to "what the hell have you guys been up to, anyway?"--a lawyer's life in the CIA. Under seven presidents and 11 different CIA directors, Rizzo rose to become the CIA's most powerful career attorney. Given the agency's dangerous and secret mission, spotting and deterring possible abuses of law, offering guidance and protecting personnel from legal jeopardy was, and remains, no easy task. The author accumulated more than 30 years of war stories, and he tells most of them.
Authors: Rizzo, John
Title: Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
Publisher: Scribner Book Company 2014
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
Characteristics: 336 p.,23 x 16 cm
Summary: At the intersection of politics, law and national security--from "protect us at all costs" to "what the hell have you guys been up to, anyway?"--a lawyer's life in the CIA. Under seven presidents and 11 different CIA directors, Rizzo rose to become the CIA's most powerful career attorney. Given the agency's dangerous and secret mission, spotting and deterring possible abuses of law, offering guidance and protecting personnel from legal jeopardy was, and remains, no easy task. The author accumulated more than 30 years of war stories, and he tells most of them.
Local Note: 15 29 35 53 61 65 112 118 133 138 148 152 172 173 193 198 210 211 216 231 244 250 262 264
ISBN: 9781451673937
1451673930
Subject Headings: United States - History United States - Officials and employees
Topical Term: United States - History
United States - Officials and employees
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