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Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11

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Athan Theoharis, long a respected authority on surveillance and secrecy, established his reputation for meticulous scholarship with his work on the loyalty security program developed under Truman and McCarthy. In "Abuse of Power," Theoharis continues his investigation of U.S. government surveillance and historicizes the 9/11 response.
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Hardcover, 232 pages
Published April 29th 2011 by Temple University Press (first published April 29th 2010)
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Athan George Theoharis is an American historian, professor of history emeritus at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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