Soiled Tips: Nixon, Watergate, and the CIA by Shane O’Sullivan
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Overview: The victory of Richard Nixon within the US presidential election of 1968 swung on an "October Shock"- a treasonous plot engineered by key figures within the Republican Occasion to maintain the South Vietnamese authorities away from peace talks in Paris, costing hundreds of American lives.
There’s rising proof that the CIA was deeply concerned in unlawful home operations concentrating on Daniel Ellsberg, and within the Watergate break-ins throughout Nixon’s 1972 marketing campaign, which in the end led to his downfall. CIA Director Richard Helms’ relationship with Watergate burglar E. Howard Hunt was a lot nearer than beforehand disclosed and the CIA agent contained in the plot was despatched on a double agent mission by American intelligence after he obtained out of jail.
Drawing on newly-declassified information and previously-unpublished paperwork, Soiled Tips debunks the myths round Watergate and deepens our understanding of the "soiled tips" that undermined democracy in the course of the Nixon years and destroyed public belief in politics in the course of the seventies. These scandals activate the covert motion of two highly effective curiosity groups-the senior CIA officers round Helms, and the important thing advisers round Nixon – on this chilling story of political espionage and deception.
Style: Non-Fiction > Politics & Social Sciences