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Eclipse: The Last Days of the CIA
by Mark Perry
Based on interviews with top-ranking CIA insiders & informed by classified & Top Secret documentation, Eclipse is an investigation of the CIA from the death of Wm Casey to the swearing-in of its newest director, Rbt Gates. Its subject is something far less understood than any covert, overseas action taken on behalf of the USA. It's the battles waged within the ...more
Hardcover, 1st, 528 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by William Morrow & Company (NYC)
(first published August 1992)
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Apr 17, 2013 Erik Graff rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Americans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
I have come to rely less upon the daily news and magazines and more upon books for my understanding of current events. I still listen to BBC radio regularly, read The Nation after Jim DeVoto is finished with his copy and scan the NYTimes and even the miserable local papers when they appear in the cafe, but I don't really believe most of what is promulgated by them. The local papers, the Sun Times and the Tribune, have very little investigative reporting any more. Most of what they report, beyond ...more