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President Jimmy Carter decided to end the programme, while Admiral Stansfield Turner purged the CIA. International public opinion has retained that for almost thirty years, the United States was a crypto-dictatorship under which hundreds of thousands of citizens were forbidden professional activity, and ...
Soon after Stansfield Turner became President Carter's CIA director in 1977 he faced an acute dilemma. An agent seeking to penetrate a terrorist organisation had to kill a member of a foreign government to prove himself. Turner, asked for his approval, replied: "No. We pull him out." He later explained: "I ...
Former CIA director and retired Adm. Stansfield Turner passed away last week at 94. Former CIA Acting Director John McLaughlin offered this remembrance. Stansfield Turner arrived at CIA in March 1977 at a tumultuous time -- the nation was still shaking off Watergate and the Nixon resignation, and it had ...
An obituary on Friday about Stansfield Turner, who ran the Central Intelligence Agency under President Jimmy Carter, referred incorrectly to part of his education. He received a single degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University -- not separate degrees in each subject. Errors are ...
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Stansfield Turner, who led the Central Intelligence Agency through four tumultuous years under President Jimmy Carter, starting small covert actions against international communism that grew into some of the biggest battles of the Cold War, died on Thursday at his home in Redmond, Wash. He was 94.
This swanky event might have been intended to overshadow a more grim autumn memory at the Agency - 1977's "Halloween Massacre." No deaths, but then-director Stansfield Turner (same DCI throwing the bash) abruptly fired about 200 employees. Apple-bobbing beats a pink slip any day of the week.
A declassified CIA memo on the eve of the 1979 Iranian Revolution shows the Carter Administration scrambling for a basic grasp of the details mere months before the Shah was overthrown. The memo, dated October 30, 1978, describes a meeting a few days prior between the Director of Central ...
It is difficult to exaggerate how thoroughly the gathering of information on the Soviet Union, and especially its military power, has dominated U.S. intelligence operations since the Cold War began. Today, in light of the diminished Soviet military threat to western Europe, the sharp decline in the Soviet economy and the ...
Soon after Stansfield Turner became President Carter's CIA director in 1977 he faced an acute dilemma. An agent seeking to penetrate a terrorist organisation had to kill a member of a foreign government to prove himself. Turner, asked for his approval, replied: "No. We pull him out." He later explained: "I ...
FBI director William Webster and CIA director Stansfield Turner were coming along with Col. Urich Wegner, a West German commando leader who had freed 86 passengers from a skyjacked plane. The guest list included Helen Hayes, Lowell Thomas, Ed Asner, Col. Harland Sanders, Gen. Jimmy Doolittle ...
Former CIA director and retired Adm. Stansfield Turner passed away last week at 94. Former CIA Acting Director John McLaughlin offered this remembrance. Stansfield Turner arrived at CIA in March 1977 at a tumultuous time -- the nation was still shaking off Watergate and the Nixon resignation, and it had ...
Dolores O'Riordan was lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries. She died suddenly on Jan. 15 in London, where she had been for a short recording session, according to a statement released by the band. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. She was 46. The Cranberries became ...
"Sunday Morning" remembers three famous figures who we lost this past week: Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone ("Written on the Wind"), French chef Paul Bocuse, and former CIA director Stansfield Turner. HARTMAN: Eternal lunch date (Video) For years, retired mechanic Clarence Purvis had lunch ...
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Chelsea Manning on Sunday confirmed via twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate. Three days after making her intention known to federal election officials, Manning tweeted "yup, we're running for senate" with an attached campaign video indicating her intention to run in the 2018 ...
In March, National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski ordered Stansfield Turner, then Director of Central intelligence, to undertake an overall assessment of Soviet forces present in Cuba. The review, completed in July, determined that there was what appeared to be a brigade-size contingent of Soviet ...

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Secretaries of Defense Robert McNamara and William Perry, Admiral Stansfield Turner, Generals James Cartwright, William Odom, Eugene Habiger, and George Lee Butler, and Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Schultz have all ...
CIA director Admiral Stansfield Turner went on record as saying the boycott would have little financial impact on Moscow, nor would they force the Soviets from Afghanistan. Many of our allies came to the same conclusion, and chose to participate anyway, including Margaret Thatcher's United Kingdom.
In official testimony from 1977 excerpted by Smithsonian Magazine, CIA Director Stansfield Turner described MKUltra as a study of "the use of biological and chemical materials in altering human behavior." It became popularly known as an attempt to achieve mind control through drugs (specifically LSD) ...
Today is Friday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2017. There are 30 days left in the year. Birthdays: Former CIA Director Stansfield Turner is 94. Actor-director Woody Allen is 82. Golf Hall of Famer Lee Trevino is 78. television producer David Salzman is 74. Actress-singer Bette Midler is 72. Singer Gilbert ...
This swanky event might have been intended to overshadow a more grim autumn memory at the Agency - 1977's "Halloween massacre." No deaths, but then-director Stansfield Turner (same DCI throwing the bash) abruptly fired about 200 employees. Apple-bobbing beats a pink slip any day of the week.
A declassified CIA memo on the eve of the 1979 Iranian Revolution shows the Carter administration scrambling for a basic grasp of the details mere months before the Shah was overthrown. The memo, dated October 30, 1978, describes a meeting a few days prior between the Director of Central ...
It is difficult to exaggerate how thoroughly the gathering of information on the Soviet Union, and especially its military power, has dominated U.S. intelligence operations since the Cold War began. Today, in light of the diminished Soviet military threat to Western Europe, the sharp decline in the Soviet economy and the ...
De Amerikaanse oud-CIA-chef Stansfield Turner is op 94-jarige leeftijd overleden. Turner diende onder President Carter en leidde de Amerikaanse inlichtingendienst in een turbulente periode. Turner had 33 jaar bij de marine gediend en leidde als bevelhebber de NAVO-militairen in Zuid-Europa toen hij ...
An obituary on Friday about Stansfield Turner, who ran the Central Intelligence Agency under President Jimmy Carter, referred incorrectly to part of his education. He received a single degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University -- not separate degrees in each subject. Errors are ...
NEWPORT, RI-- The 37th president of U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Adm. Stansfield Turner, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18. Turner served as president of the school from June 30, 1972 to August 9, 1974. He arrived with the task to change the college by instituting a rigorous and challenging curriculum ...
WASHINGTON -- Retired navy Adm. Stansfield Turner, the iconoclastic Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the late 1970s who significantly reorganized its clandestine ranks and helped usher in a new technological age at the agency, died Jan. 18 at his home in Seattle. He was 94. His secretary ...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park said Thursday they're not focused on potential motives for the killing or any suggestions their son was attacked because he was gay. A former high school classmate was charged ...
Stansfield Turner, who led the Central Intelligence Agency through four tumultuous years under President Jimmy Carter, starting small covert actions against international communism that grew into some of the biggest battles of the Cold War, died on Thursday at his home in Redmond, Wash. He was 94.
Birthdays: Former CIA Director Stansfield Turner is 94. Actor-director Woody Allen is 82. Golfer Lee Trevino is 78. Singer Dianne Lennon (The Lennon Sisters) is 78. Rock singer-musician Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult) is 73. Rock musician John Densmore (The Doors) is 73. Actress-singer Bette Midler is 72.
... government and journalism--people like former FBI Director William Webster and former CIA director Stansfield Turner, former Senators Tim ...
... including former senators Sam Nunn and Gary Hart, former ambassador to the USSR Jack Matlock, and former CIA director Stansfield Turner ...
No deaths, but then-director Stansfield Turner (same DCI throwing the bash) abruptly fired about 200 employees. Apple-bobbing beats a pink ...
Former CIA director Richard Helms denied Nosenko had been tortured under his tenure, but one of his successors, Stansfield Turner, still ...
The memo, dated October 30, 1978, describes a meeting a few days prior between the Director of Central intelligence, Stansfield Turner, and ...
When President Jimmy Carter's C.I.A. director, Stansfield Turner, made it clear that, in his view, technology was making human intelligence ...
It is difficult to exaggerate how thoroughly the gathering of information on the Soviet Union, and especially its military power, has dominated U.S. intelligence ...
It opened with his death, and Stansfield Turner--then the CIA Director--coming into Jimmy Carter's office and saying, "The Israelis just killed our man in the PLO." That story had begun with the slightest tip almost three years before. Then in a strange series of actions, the man who had run that operation was ...
... Charles Horner Andrew Goodpaster, and Admirals Stansfield Turner, Noel Gayler, and Hyman Rickover, among others -- have denounced ...
At the White House, President Carter had just returned from the swearing-in ceremonies for his new CIA chief, Adm. Stansfield Turner.
No deaths, but then-director Stansfield Turner (same DCI throwing the bash) abruptly fired about 200 employees. Apple-bobbing beats a pink ...
... in 1972 to U.S. Naval War College as flag speechwriter, research assistant and instructor under then-president Vice Adm. Stansfield Turner.
CIA Director Stansfield Turner testified today that the CIA sponsored 149 projects involving drugs, hypnosis, shock harassment and even ...
Former CIA Director Richard Helms denied Nosenko had been tortured under his tenure, but one of his successors, Stansfield Turner, still ...
In 1977, CIA Director Stansfield Turner testified that MKUltra was set up to investigate "the use of biological and chemical materials in altering ...
"The covert people at the agency simply cut the president, CIA Director [Stansfield] Turner, and the NSC [National Security Council] out of the ...
... in order to resume his "regular duties," according to a memo to then- Director Stansfield Turner and then-Deputy Director E. Henry Knoche.
The memo, dated October 30, 1978, describes a meeting a few days prior between the Director of Central intelligence, Stansfield Turner, and ...
Former CIA chief Stansfield Turner said that the US desperately needed to develop the program before the Soviets did, or risk being put at an ...


 

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