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After retiring, CIA’s first director warned J. Edgar Hoover of Agency’s "corruption"

After retiring, CIA’s first director warned J. Edgar Hoover of Agency’s “corruption”

A recently released copy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation file for Central Intelligence Agency Director Admiral Roscoe Hillenkoetter reveals that shortly after his retirement, Hillenkoetter admitted to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover that elements of the Agency were corrupt.

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CIA’s 60 year war with the Government Accountability Office: the '40s to the '60s Part 1

CIA’s 60 year war with the Government Accountability Office: the ‘40s to the ‘60s Part 1

For nearly sixty years, the CIA has resisted the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) efforts to perform a full audit of the Agency, even going so far as to not only render themselves exempt, but to spread this exemption throughout the rest of the Intelligence Community. When the GAO got fed up and quit, the CIA tried to have the letters detailing their frustrations classified.

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