The cultural cold war : the CIA and the world of arts and letters

Other titles
  • Who paid the piper?
  • Who paid the piper?
  • Who paid the piper?
Published
  • New York : New Press 2000
Physical description
1 online resource (457 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9781595589149
  • 9781595589422
Notes
  • Originally published: Who paid the piper? London : Granta Books, 1999.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [476]-480) and index.
  • Other format: Print version also available.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Exquisite corpse -- Destiny's elect -- Marxists at the Waldorf -- Democracy's deminform -- Crusading's the idea -- 'Operation congress' -- Candy -- Cette fete Americaine -- The consortium -- The truth campaign -- The new consensus -- Magazine 'x' -- The holy willies -- Music and truth, ma non troppo -- Ransom's boys -- Yanqui doodles -- The guardian furies -- When shrimps learn to whistle -- Achilles' heel -- Cultural NATO -- Caesar of Argentina -- Pen friends -- Literary Bay of Pigs -- View from the ramparts -- That sinking feeling -- A bad bargain
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • "The Cultural War [...] presents shocking evidence of the CIA's manipulative cultural undertakings during the Cold War."--Back cover

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