Eric Thomas Chester's Covert Network: Progressives, the International Rescue PDF

By Eric Thomas Chester

This e-book tells the tale of the overseas Rescue Committee (IRC), the most important nonsectarian refugee aid supplier on the earth. based within the Nineteen Thirties by way of socialist militants, the IRC attracted the aid of well known progressives comparable to Eleanor Roosevelt, Norman Thomas, and Reinhold Niebuhr. yet through the Nineteen Fifties it were absorbed into the yank overseas coverage institution. during the chilly battle, the IRC used to be deeply interested by the unstable confrontations among the 2 superpowers and took part in an array of delicate clandestine operations. The IRC hence advanced from a small association of devoted activists to an international operation functioning as one hyperlink within the CIA's covert network.

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