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Witsec Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program

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ISBN-10: 0553801457

ISBN-13: 9780553801453

Edition: 2002

Authors: Pete Earley, Gerald Shur

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For decades no law enforcement program has been as cloaked in controversy and mystery as the Federal Witness Protection Program. Now, for the first time, Gerald Shur, the man credited with the creation of WITSEC, teams with acclaimed investigative journalist Pete Earley to tell the inside story of turncoats, crime-fighters, killers, and ordinary human beings caught up in a life-and-death game of deception in the name of justice. WITSEC Inside the Federal Witness Protection Program When the government was losing the war on organized crime in the early 1960s, Gerald Shur, a young attorney in the Justice Department’s Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, urged the department to entice…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/29/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Pete Early lives near Washington, D.C.

Gerald Shur, now retired, was the founder and long-time head of WITSEC. He lives near Washington, D.C.

Prologue
A Deadly Silence
Breaking Omerta
Witness X--A Personal Story
New Faces, Old Tricks
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Index