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A season of inquiry revisited : the Church committee confronts America's spy agencies / Loch K. Johnson.

By: Johnson, Loch K, 1942-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780700621545; 0700621547.Subject(s): Legislative oversight -- United States | Governmental investigations -- United States | Intelligence service -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Season of inquiry revisited.DDC classification: 327.1273 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: "An updated re-issue of Loch Johnson's classic "insider" study of the US Senate's so-called Church Committee investigations (ca. 1975-1976) into the activities and abuses of our intelligence agencies (especially CIA and FBI). Named after Frank Church, its charismatic Democratic chair, the committee confirmed numerous cases in which agencies greatly overstepped the limits of their assigned powers and initiated reforms to curb future violations. Johnson, one of the deans of American intelligence and national security studies, served on the committee as a special assistant to Church himself"-- Provided by publisher.
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"An updated re-issue of Loch Johnson's classic "insider" study of the US Senate's so-called Church Committee investigations (ca. 1975-1976) into the activities and abuses of our intelligence agencies (especially CIA and FBI). Named after Frank Church, its charismatic Democratic chair, the committee confirmed numerous cases in which agencies greatly overstepped the limits of their assigned powers and initiated reforms to curb future violations. Johnson, one of the deans of American intelligence and national security studies, served on the committee as a special assistant to Church himself"-- Provided by publisher.

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