TITLE

An Odd Bit of Hidden History: De Gaulle's CIA Aide

AUTHOR(S)
Karnow, Stanley
PUB. DATE
June 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;6/29/74, Vol. 170 Issue 26, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the history of relations of French premier Charles de Gaulle, with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); Work relations of CIA with the U.S.; Legitimacy of the French government under the command of de Gaulle; Concerns of CIA that if de Gaulle would come back to power, it would wreck the Atlantic alliance; Permission granted to former CIA agent John F. Hassey, to provide de Gaulle with classified materials for memoirs, he was then writing; Issues of foreign relations of the U.S. with the Soviet Union, emphasised by de Gaulle during his meetings with Hassey; Efforts of de Gaulle to maintain his goodwill in the CIA.
ACCESSION #
10199554

 

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