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New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1987. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 261,  pages. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads For David---Joe W. Haldeman. DJ is in a plastic sleeve. When Nicholas Foley, a Boston psychology professor and deep cover Soviet agent, develops a mind control device, he becomes a target for both the KGB and CIA. Joe William Haldeman (born June 9, 1943) is an American science fiction author. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Maryland in 1967. He was immediately drafted into the United States Army, where he served as a combat engineer in the Vietnam War. He was wounded in combat and received a Purple Heart. In 1975, he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is best known for his novel The Forever War (1974). That novel and other works, including The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won science fiction awards, including the Hugo Award and Nebula Award. He was awarded the SFWA Grand Master for career achievements. In 2012 he was inducted as a member of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Many of Haldeman's works, including his debut novel War Year and his second novel The Forever War, were inspired by his experiences in the Vietnam War. Wounded in combat, he struggled to adjust to civilian life after returning home. From 1983 to 2014, he was a professor teaching writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 261, illus., DJ soiled, small tears in rear DJ, pencil erasure on front endpaper The editor-in-chief of Yankee magazine and The Old Farmer's Almanac tells how fate led him toward the New England magazine. The Old Farmer's Almanac has had only 12 editors in its first 197-year history. Judson "Jud" D. Hale Sr. has had the job for 31 of those years. Hale joined the staff at Yankee Inc. later to become Yankee Publishing Inc. in 1958 as assistant editor. He became associate editor, managing editor, and in 1968, editor-in-chief. Besides editing magazines and the almanac, Hale is an author and book editor. In 1982 his book "Inside New England" was published by Harper and Row. Hale's own biography, "The Education of a Yankee," was published by Harper and Row in 1987. Hale graduated from the Choate School in 1951 and Dartmouth college in 1958.
New York, New York: Penguin Press, 2016. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 448,  pages. Inscribed by the author on the title page. The inscription reads: Ed & Kathy, Many Thanks for your interest and your support! Mike Hayden. Book includes footnotes, acknowledgments, and an Index. Michael Vincent Hayden (born March 17, 1945) is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Hayden currently co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center's Electric Grid Cyber Security Initiative. In 2017, Hayden became a national security analyst for CNN. He was Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) from 1999 to 2005. During his tenure as director, he oversaw the controversial NSA surveillance of technological communications between persons in the United States and alleged foreign terrorist groups, which resulted in the NSA warrantless surveillance controversy.
New York: Henry Holt and Company [A Donald Hutter Book], 1989. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiii, , 240 pages. Illustrations. Introduction by William Kunstler. DJ has slight wear. Clayton J. Lonetree (born 1961), son of a Winnebago father and Navajo mother, served nine years in prison for espionage. During the early 1980s, Lonetree was a Marine Corps Security Guard stationed at the U. S. Embassy in Moscow. Lonetree is the first U.S. Marine to be convicted of spying against the United States. Lonetree, who was stationed in Moscow as a guard at the U.S. Embassy in the early 1980s, confessed in 1987 to selling documents to the Soviet Union. Lonetree was seduced by a female KGB officer named "Violetta Seina" in that year. He was then blackmailed into handing over documents when he was assigned to Vienna, Austria. These documents included the blueprints of the U.S. Embassy buildings in Moscow and Vienna and the names and identities of U.S. undercover intelligence agents in the Soviet Union. He was tried in a military court and convicted of espionage on August 21, 1987.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2012. Third printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xxvii, , 95,  pages. Author's Note. Maps. Notes. Index. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. Inscription reads To Robert, with respect, admiration & friendship. Bruce 6/9/14. Bruce Held has spent the many years in Washington, D.C., filling a number of key roles at the U.S. Department of Energy, including director of intelligence and counterintelligence and a stint — for most of a year — as acting head of the National Nuclear Security Administration. During that time, government duty separated him from his wife, Lani, except for his occasional weekend trips to their home in New Mexico. Held’s first career was as a clandestine operations officer with the CIA, and he previously authored, “A Spy’s Guide to the Kennedy Assassination,” as well as “A Spy’s Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque.”.
New York: Random House, 2003. First Edition [stated]. Hardcover. xvi, 478,  pages. Illustrations. Index. Foreword by Henry A. Kissinger. Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913 – October 23, 2002) served as the United States Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from June 1966 to February 1973. Helms began intelligence work with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Following the 1947 creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) he rose in its ranks during the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations. Helms then served as DCI under Presidents Johnson and Nixon. As a professional Helms highly valued information gathering and its analysis. He also prized counterintelligence. Although a participant at planning such activities, he remained a skeptic about covert and paramilitary operations. Helms understood the bounds of his agency role as being able to express strong opinions over a decision under review, yet working as a team player once a course was set by the administration. While DCI, as a result of earlier clandestine operations in Chile, he became the only DCI convicted of misleading Congress. His last post in government was Ambassador to Iran, 1973–1977. He was a witness during the CIA investigation by the Church Committee in the 1970s.
New York: Ballantine Books, 2004. First Paperback Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xvi, 478, pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Index. Foreword by Henry A. Kissinger. Richard McGarrah Helms (March 30, 1913 – October 23, 2002) served as the United States Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from June 1966 to February 1973. Helms began intelligence work with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Following the 1947 creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) he rose in its ranks during the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy administrations. Helms then served as DCI under Presidents Johnson and Nixon. As a professional Helms highly valued information gathering and its analysis. He also prized counterintelligence. Although a participant at planning such activities, he remained a skeptic about covert and paramilitary operations. Helms understood the bounds of his agency role as being able to express strong opinions over a decision under review, yet working as a team player once a course was set by the administration. While DCI, as a result of earlier clandestine operations in Chile, he became the only DCI convicted of misleading Congress. His last post in government was Ambassador to Iran, 1973–1977. He was a witness during the Church Committee CIA investigation in the 1970s.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. Format is approximately 6.25 inches by 9.5 inches. viii, 536 pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Burton Hersh is an American author, journalist and commentator. Hersh is the author of Edward Kennedy-An Intimate Biography (Counterpoint, 2010). His Bobby and J. Edgar : the historic face-off between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover that transformed America (Carroll and Graff, 2007) is, according to Worldcat held in 811 libraries. He is also the author of The Shadow President: Ted Kennedy in Opposition (Steerforth 1997), The Old Boys:The American Elite and the Origins of the CIA (Scribner, 1992), The Mellon Family: A Fortune In History (Morrow 1978, Book of the Month Club selection, Fortune Brook Club selection), The Education of Edward Kennedy (Morrow, 1972) His articles have appeared in numerous publications including Esquire, The New York Times, The Washington Post and Huffington Post.
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972. First American Edition. 347, illus., glossary, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, few library markings, DJ worn and creased: small tears and chips previous owner's name inside front flyleaf, some soiling to fore-edge. Introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper. Preface to the American Edition by Andrew Tilly.
New York, N.Y. Ballantine Books, 1982. First Ballantine Books Edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Mass market paperback. xvii, , 298,  pages. Corners of several pages creased. Some page soiling and discoloration. Cover has some wear and soiling. The thrilling true story of Lt. Col. Pyotr Popov, the first agent the CIA recruited within the Soviet intelligence service. Reads like the best of le Carre -- but fact. This book builds to a dramatic conclusion with the kind of mounting tension one would expect to find in the best novels about espionage. William J. Hood was a retired senior officer in the Central Intelligence Agency and a writer. During World War II, Mr. Hood volunteered for the Office of Strategic Services. "Bill Hood was one of the heroes of O.S.S. and C.I.A., a major figure and leader in the clandestine services over three decades, a member of Allen Dulles's wartime team, and a successful and inspiring leader of operations in Central Europe and at headquarters," wrote a former colleague. After the war, Mr. Hood remained in Europe, working for the agency in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, often as chief of station. He was one of three deputies of James Jesus Angleton, the head of counterintelligence at the agency. Before retiring, he was chief of operations for Latin America and had worked in New York undercover at the United Nations. After he retired, Mr. Hood wrote "Mole," a nonfiction story of a Soviet Army colonel who became a double agent. He then wrote three spy novels, "Spy Wednesday," "The Sunday Spy," and "Cry Spy," all of which were well received. His last book was "A Look Over My Shoulder," a biography of Richard Helms, whom he had worked for when Helms was the director of the agency.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1961. Tenth Printing. Hardcover. 374, glossary, bibliography, appendices, index. No dust jacket present. John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was an American law-enforcement administrator who served as the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Calvin Coolidge appointed Hoover as director of the Bureau of Investigation, the predecessor to the FBI, in 1924. In June 1935, Hoover became instrumental in founding the FBI, where he remained director for 37 years until his death in May 1972. Hoover expanded the FBI into a larger crime-fighting agency and instituted a number of modernizations to policing technology, such as a centralized fingerprint file and forensic laboratories. Hoover also established and expanded a national blacklist, referred to as the FBI Index or Index List. Later in life and after his death, Hoover became a controversial figure as charges of abuses of power began to surface. Hoover was concerned about what he claimed was subversion, and under his leadership, the FBI investigated tens of thousands of suspected subversives and radicals. According to critics, Hoover tended to exaggerate the dangers of these alleged subversives and many times overstepped his bounds in his pursuit of eliminating that perceived threat. Due to the FBI's aggressive targeting, by 1957 CPUSA membership had dwindled to less than 10,000, of whom some 1,500 were informants for the FBI.