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Secaucus, NJ: Lyle Stuart Inc., 1987. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. 400 pages. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, edge tears and is in a plastic sleeve. Slightly cocked. Philip Burnett Franklin Agee (July 19, 1935 – January 7, 2008) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer and writer, best known as author of the 1975 book, Inside the Company: CIA Diary, detailing his experiences in the CIA. Agee joined the CIA in 1957, and over the following decade had postings in Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Uruguay and Mexico. After resigning from the Agency in 1968, he became a leading opponent of CIA practices. A co-founder of CovertAction Quarterly, he died in Cuba in January 2008. Agee became something of a minor celebrity in the United Kingdom after the publication of Inside the Company. He revealed the identities of dozens of CIA agents in the CIA London station. After numerous requests from the American government as well as an MI6 report that blamed Agee's work for the execution of two MI6 agents in Poland, a request was put in to deport Agee from the UK. Although Agee fought this and was supported by MPs, journalists, and private citizens, he eventually departed from the UK on June 3, 1977, and traveled to the Netherlands. Agee was also eventually expelled from the Netherlands, France, West Germany and Italy. Agee was accused by U.S. President George H. W. Bush of being responsible for the death of Richard Welch, a Harvard-educated classicist who was murdered by the Revolutionary Organization 17 November while heading the CIA Station in Athens.
New York: Dorset Press, 1978. Subsequent Edition. Third Printing [stated]. Hardcover. 318,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Notes. Philip Burnett Franklin Agee (July 19, 1935 – January 7, 2008) was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer and writer, best known as author of the 1975 book, Inside the Company: CIA Diary, detailing his experiences in the CIA. Agee joined the CIA in 1957, and over the following decade had postings in Washington, D.C., Ecuador, Uruguay and Mexico. After resigning from the Agency in 1968, he became a leading opponent of CIA practices. A co-founder of CovertAction Quarterly, he died in Cuba in January 2008. Louis Wolf was associated with CovertAction Information Bulletin (later called Covert Action Quarterly).
Washington DC: Public Affairs Press. Hardcover. vi, , 487,  pages. Index. Inscribed by author on fep. Rear board has weakness and restrengthened with glue. Edge soiling. Jack Anderson (October 19, 1922 – December 17, 2005) was an American newspaper columnist, considered one of the fathers of modern investigative journalism. Anderson won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for his investigation on secret American policy decision-making between the United States and Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. Anderson had a national radio show, acted as Washington bureau chief of Parade magazine, and was a commentator on ABC-TV's Good Morning America. Among his exposés was reporting the Nixon's investigation and harassment of John Lennon during its fight to deport Lennon, the continuing activities of fugitive Nazi officials in South America, and the savings and loan crisis. He revealed the history of a CIA plot to assassinate Fidel Castro, and was credited for breaking the story of the Iran–Contra affair under President Reagan.
Cincinnati, OH: U. P. James, 1841. later edition, presumed first printing thus. Stiff boards. 14 cm. 104 pages and with Ramble item 128 total pages. Illustrations. Date of 1841 written in pencil on title page. Name of previous owner present on the inside cover--Middle name is Crosby! Front board separated but present. Some pencil underlining. noted. Based upon the facts narrated by Crosby to H. L. Barnum. 24 pages of Robert Ramble's Book of Heroes bound in. As reported in his obituary in the Cabinet Newspaper (Schenectady, NY), July 8, 1835, p. 3, Crosby's life was the basis for the character Harvey Birch in The Spy, a novel published in 1821 and authored by the American writer James Fenimore Cooper.
New York: Bantam Books, 1974. Tenth Printing [stated]. Mass market paperback. xvi, 623,  pages, Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Appendices. Chapter notes. Bibliography, Index. Cover has some wear and soiling and is torn at bottom front near spine. Minor page discoloration noted. Introduction by Robert Conquest. John Daniel Barron (1930 -2005) was an American journalist and investigative writer. He is best remembered as the author of several books dealing with specifics of Soviet espionage via the KGB and other agencies. He graduated from the University of Missouri and studied Russian at the United States Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He served in Berlin as a naval intelligence officer. In 1957, he joined the Washington Star as an investigative reporter. In 1965, Barron joined the Washington bureau of Reader's Digest. There he wrote more than 100 stories on a wide variety of subjects. After Barron published his 1974 book KGB: The Secret World of Soviet Secret Agents, the KGB attempted to discredit him by faking claims that Barron was part of a Zionist conspiracy. In 1996, Barron published a book detailing the saga of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Operation SOLO, involving the infiltration of the top leadership of the Communist Party, USA by the FBI's secret informant Morris Childs. Childs was instrumental in helping with the transfer of over $28 million from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union to the Communist Party of the USA to help fund its activities, with each transaction painstakingly reported by Childs to his FBI handlers.