Cloak & Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961 | Robin W. Winks

 

From the Back Cover:

The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, John P. Marquand, Jr., and William Vanderbilt.

Publisher: Morrow
Publication Date:
1987
This edition of the book includes a new preface by Winks.

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