Secret Empire Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage

ISBN-10: 0684857006
ISBN-13: 9780684857008
Edition: 2004
Authors: Philip Taubman
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 3/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Philip Taubman worked for The New York Times for thirty years as a reporter and editor, including stints as chief of both the Washington and Moscow bureaus. He has also worked at Esquire and Time magazines. He was twice awarded the George Polk Award--for National Reporting in 1981 and for Foreign Affairs Reporting in 1983. Since retiring from the Times in 2008, he has been a consulting professor at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Preface
Cast of Characters
Reimagining Reconnaissance 1946-1954
"Racing Toward Catastrophe,"
The Origins of Strategic Intelligence
Stargazing in Santa Monica
Seeing Air
"I Think I Have the Plane You Are After,"
A New Spy Plane Takes Flight 1954-1956
The Role of a Lifetime
"This Thing Is Made Out of Toilet Paper,"
Photographing the President's Cattle
Big Game Hunting
Vaulting Into Space 1956-1976
Earthbound
Creating Corona
"Go Off and Build That Thing,"
Heartbreak
"Capsule Recovered Undamaged,"
A Stradivarius, Not a Cracker Box
Epilogue: Losing the Inventive Spark
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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