&“Probably the most eye-opening and engrossing exposé to date of the bizarre &‘power games&’ played by multinational corporations and tycoons.&” —Publishers Weekly A classic of investigative reporting, Spooks is a treasure trove of who-shot-who research on the metastasis of the US intelligence community, whose practices and personnel have engulfed the larger society. Teeming with tales of wiremen, hitmen, and mobsters; crooked politicians and corrupt cops going about their business of regime-change, union-busting, wiretapping, money laundering, and industrial espionage, read about: • Richard Nixon&’s &“Mission Impossible&” war on Aristotle Onassis • Not-so-deep-fake porno films starring the CIA&’s enemies • The Robert Vesco heist, targeting billions in numbered Swiss accounts • Robert Maheu and the kidnapping of billionaire Howard Hughes • The murder-for-hire of a Columbia University professor • Bobby Kennedy&’s archipelago of private intelligence agencies—Intertel and the &“Five I&’s&” • &“The Friendly Ghost&” and Nixon&’s secret account in the offshore Castle Bank & Trust &“One of the best non-fiction books of the year, a monument of fourth-level research and fact-searching.&” —Los Angeles Times&“This book will curl your hair with its revelations and the names it names. A landmark book in its field of investigative reporting.&” —John Barkham Reviews &“Hougan is a superb storyteller and the pages teem with unforgettable characters. Admirable.&” —The Washington Post &“Hougan is exhilarating on the mystique of spooks.&” —The New York Review of Book
- 1978 James Hougan
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