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The Resource The agency : a history of the CIA, Hugh Wilford, (videorecording DVD)

The agency : a history of the CIA, Hugh Wilford, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The agency : a history of the CIA
Title
The agency
Title remainder
a history of the CIA
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Wilford
Contributor
Production company
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few organizations are as fascinating, as mysterious, and as controversial as the Central Intelligence Agency. In this course, Professor Hugh Wilford transforms decades of research into an engrossing 24-lecture course that helps viewers better understand the role the CIA has played in recent American history, from the Cold War to the War on Terror
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
327.1273
LC call number
JK468.I6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilford, Hugh
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. History. Modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intelligence service
Target audience
adult
Label
The agency : a history of the CIA, Hugh Wilford, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • "Course number 8000."
  • Lecturer: Professor Hugh Wilford, California State University, Long Beach
  • Contains 24 lectures; each lecture is approximately 30 minutes
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • U-2 spy missions and battleground Berlin
  • The CIA in Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo
  • Under orders: the agency targets Castro
  • Missile crisis in Cuba and at Langley
  • Unquiet American: Edward Lansdale in Vietnam
  • CIA fronts and the Ramparts exposé
  • Disc 3.
  • Spies in Hollywood: romance and thriller
  • Nixon, Kissinger, and the coup in Chile
  • Watergate, Nixon, and the family jewels
  • Disc 1.
  • James Angleton and the great CIA molehunt
  • Colby, Church, and the CIA crisis of 1975
  • The CIA, Carter, and the hostage crisis in Iran
  • Disc 4.
  • Reagan, Casey, and the Iran-Contra scandal
  • Afghanistan, the Soviets, and the CIA
  • Intelligence failure: the road to 9/11
  • CIA advance in Afghanistan, retreat in Iraq
  • CIA renditions, interrogations, and drones
  • The CIA balance sheet: wins and losses
  • Secrecy, democracy, and the birth of the CIA
  • George Kennan and the rise of covert ops
  • The CIA, China, and the Korean War
  • The Iran coup of August 1953
  • Regime change in Guatemala
  • Operation rollback in Eastern Europe
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629976525
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • ID8000A-01
  • PD8000A
  • PB8000A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The agency : a history of the CIA, Hugh Wilford, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • "Course number 8000."
  • Lecturer: Professor Hugh Wilford, California State University, Long Beach
  • Contains 24 lectures; each lecture is approximately 30 minutes
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • U-2 spy missions and battleground Berlin
  • The CIA in Syria, Indonesia, and the Congo
  • Under orders: the agency targets Castro
  • Missile crisis in Cuba and at Langley
  • Unquiet American: Edward Lansdale in Vietnam
  • CIA fronts and the Ramparts exposé
  • Disc 3.
  • Spies in Hollywood: romance and thriller
  • Nixon, Kissinger, and the coup in Chile
  • Watergate, Nixon, and the family jewels
  • Disc 1.
  • James Angleton and the great CIA molehunt
  • Colby, Church, and the CIA crisis of 1975
  • The CIA, Carter, and the hostage crisis in Iran
  • Disc 4.
  • Reagan, Casey, and the Iran-Contra scandal
  • Afghanistan, the Soviets, and the CIA
  • Intelligence failure: the road to 9/11
  • CIA advance in Afghanistan, retreat in Iraq
  • CIA renditions, interrogations, and drones
  • The CIA balance sheet: wins and losses
  • Secrecy, democracy, and the birth of the CIA
  • George Kennan and the rise of covert ops
  • The CIA, China, and the Korean War
  • The Iran coup of August 1953
  • Regime change in Guatemala
  • Operation rollback in Eastern Europe
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629976525
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • metal
  • plastic
Publisher number
  • ID8000A-01
  • PD8000A
  • PB8000A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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