American Spy: My Secret History in the CIA, Watergate, and Beyond
Startling revelations from the OSS, the CIA, and the Nixon White house Think you know everything there is to know about the OSS, the Cold War, the ... Show synopsis Startling revelations from the OSS, the CIA, and the Nixon White house Think you know everything there is to know about the OSS, the Cold War, the CIA, and Watergate? Think again. In "American Spy," one of the key figures in postwar international and political espionage tells all. Former OSS and CIA operative and White House staffer E. Howard Hunt takes you into the covert designs of Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon: His involvement in the CIA coup in Guatemala in 1954, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and moreHis work with CIA officials such as Allen Dulles and Richard Helms His friendship with William F. Buckley Jr., whom Hunt brought into the CIAThe amazing steps the CIA took to manipulate the media in America and abroadThe motives behind the break-in at Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist's officeWhy the White House ""plumbers"" were formed and what they accomplishedThe truth behind Operation Gemstone, a series of planned black ops activities against Nixon's political enemiesA minute-by-minute account of the Watergate break-inPreviously unreleased details of the post-Watergate cover-up Complete with documentation from audiotape transcripts, handwritten notes, and official documents, "American Spy" is must reading for anyone who is fascinated by real-life spy tales, high-stakes politics, and, of course, Watergate.