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Secrecy: The American Experience
Secrecy: The American Experience
Our Price: $11.00
Year: 1998
Pages: 262
Binding Paperback
ISBN 300080794

Product Code: 756779278

Daniel Patrick Moynihan (au); Richard Gid Powers (in). Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the late senior U.S. Senator from N.Y., here presents an eloquent & fascinating account of the development of secrecy as a mode of regulation in American government since World War I -- how it was born, how world events shaped it, how it has adversely affected momentous political decisions & events, & how it has eluded efforts to curtail or end it. Chapters: Secrecy as Regulation; The Experience of World War I; The Encounter with Communism; The Experience of World War II; The Bomb; A Culture of Secrecy; The Routinization of Secrecy; & A Culture of Openness. NY Times 1998 Notable Book of the Year. LA Times Book Review Best Nonfiction Book of 1998.

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