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On This Day — Allen Dulles Becomes First Civilian Director of Central Intelligence (February 26 1953) [2020]

“President Dwight Eisenhower, named Allen Dulles CIA Director. Dulles’ forte was overthrowing governments and he was quite good at it. With coups in Iran (1953) and Guatemala (1954) under his belt, Dulles was riding high in the late Fifties and … Continue reading

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On This Day — Allen Dulles Becomes First Civilian Director of Central Intelligence (February 26 1953)

“President Dwight Eisenhower, named Allen Dulles CIA Director. Dulles’ forte was overthrowing governments and he was quite good at it. With coups in Iran (1953) and Guatemala (1954) under his belt, Dulles was riding high in the late Fifties and … Continue reading

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