The CIA in Guatemala

Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with the actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of ...

The CIA in Guatemala

Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with the actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.

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The CIA in Guatemala
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Richard H. Immerman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-05 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Using documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, recently opened archival collections, and interviews with the actual participants, Immerman provides us with a definitive, powerfully written, and tension-packed account of the United States' clandestine operations in Guatemala and their consequences in Latin America today.
Secret History, Second Edition
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Nick Cullather
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-09 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

The first edition of this book, published in 1999, was well-received, but interest in it has surged in recent years. It chronicles an early example of “regime change” that was based on a flawed interpretation of intelligence and proclaimed a success even as its mistakes were becoming clear. Since 1999,
The CIA in Guatemala
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Richard H. Immerman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-04 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Recounts the American backed overthrow of the Castillo Armas government of Guatemala in 1954
Bitter Fruit
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Stephen Schlesinger, Stephen Kinzer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Bibliography p. 304-316.
Cultivating Subversion : Operation SHERWOOD, the CIA, and Guatemala
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John Hurley
Categories: Guatemala
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher:

"In 1954, the CIA orchestrated a coup that removed democratically elected Guatemalan president Jacobo Arbenz from office, concluding the nation's short-lived revolutionary period. In Operation PBSUCCESS, the coup's official codename, the CIA employed a multifaceted propaganda campaign to undermine Arbenz's authority and credibility as president. At the heart of these