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ID:

217

Date:

2007-06-22

Headline:

CIA to Air Decades of Its Dirty Laundry

Reporter's name:

Karen DeYoung and Walter Pincus

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Washington Post

City:

Washington DC

Summary:

Hundreds of pages of long-secret CIA records detailing 25 years of overseas assassination attempts, domestic wiretapping, kidnapping and infiltration of leftist groups are being declassified and released by the CIA, decades after historians, journalists and others began seeking the documents in FOIA requests.

Notes:

Journalists, including Seymour Hersh and Brit Hume, were among the targets of the CIA.

Keywords:

overseas assassination attempts, domestic spying, kidnapping, infiltration of leftist groups, Michael V. Hayden, National Security Archive at George Washington University, Gerald R. Ford, William E. Colby, Seymour Hersh, Fidel Castro, Robert Kennedy, James R. Schlesinger, Jack Anderson, Brit Hume.

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/21/AR2007062102434.html?hpid=topnews


Agencies:

CIA

States:

US

Categories:

intelligence


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