Download e-book for kindle: Covert Network: Progressives, the International Rescue by Eric Thomas Chester

By Eric Thomas Chester

ISBN-10: 1563245507

ISBN-13: 9781563245503

ISBN-10: 1563245515

ISBN-13: 9781563245510

This booklet tells the tale of the overseas Rescue Committee (IRC), the most important nonsectarian refugee aid business enterprise on this planet. based within the Thirties by way of socialist militants, the IRC attracted the aid of well known progressives reminiscent of Eleanor Roosevelt, Norman Thomas, and Reinhold Niebuhr. yet through the Fifties it have been absorbed into the yank international coverage institution. during the chilly warfare, the IRC was once deeply excited about the unstable confrontations among the 2 superpowers and took part in an array of delicate clandestine operations. The IRC therefore developed from a small association of dedicated activists to a world operation functioning as one hyperlink within the CIA's covert network.

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